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Superior poets say what they really feel. Mediocre poets say what they decide to feel. Inferior poets say what they think they should feel.


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- All get finded in the hard way.
DEYTH BANGER
They say miracles are past.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
They say I'm a revolutionary, but they're all wrong.
RALPH BAKSHI
I think it is important for them to say what they feel and I think it is important for us to say wha...
EVE TIDWELL
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it ...
T.S. ELIOT
David tells me that fairies never say 'We feel happy': what they say is, 'We feel dancey'.
J.M. BARRIE
People are wrong when they say opera is not what it used to be. It is what it used to be. That is wh...
NOEL COWARD
Poets lose half the praise they should have got, Could it be known what they discreetly blot.
EDMUND WALLER
'I realize they say we are 'wacko' and 'out there, but we are the most rational of a...
BRIGITTE BOISSELIER
Whereas all liberals are thought to erupt self-righteously whenever they feel like it, conservatives...
THOMAS FRANK
Don't trust everyone, especially if they say, 'Trust me.'
MICHELLE PHAN
I'm trying to adapt - they say you have to adapt to vertigo.
JASON DAY
Some women flirt more with what they say, and some with what they do.
ANNA HELD
It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper.
ERROL FLYNN
I'm very ticklish. They say being tickled is a form of torture.
MELISSA SAGEMILLER
I'm not big on the pasty because they say the pastry in the pasty can bring on indigestion.
TERRY WOGAN
Having positivity in your life and a kind, forgiving heart allows you the strength to not hold anyth...
ANGIE TUCK
Incongruity, they say, is one of the main ingredients of humor. Maybe it's because everybody can...
EMMETT KELLY
Writers, particularly poets, always feel exiled in some way - people who don't exactly feel at h...
NATASHA TRETHEWEY
They say the universe is expanding. That should help with the traffic.
STEVEN WRIGHT
I'm gullible. I think people mean what they say.
COLIN TREVORROW
In our period, they say there is free speech. They say there is no penalty for poets, There is no pe...
MURIEL RUKEYSER
Who cares what THEY think, what do YOU think? You can't control others' perception of you, so just b...
DAN O'DONNELL
I really love the internet. They say chat-rooms are the trailer park of the internet but I find it a...
CARRIE FISHER
Men seem unable to feel equal to women: they must be superior or they are inferior
MARILYN FRENCH
People don't care what you do or say UNTIL they feel that YOU care about them.
LORRIN L. LEE
People don't care what you do or say UNTIL they feel that YOU care about them.
LORRIN L. LEE
I've found that if I say what I'm really thinking and feeling, people are more likely to say what th...
CAROL GILLIGAN
He is half of my soul, as the poets say.
MADELINE MILLER
Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors.
JAMES BROUGHTON
When people don't like you... you feel it. They don't pay attention at you... they some kind a ignor...
DEYTH BANGER
As the poets say, stories are truth told through lies.
JESSICA KHOURY
In Dortmund, they say the derby is more important than the championship. You can feel it around the ...
JURGEN KLOPP
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
RENE DESCARTES
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
RENE DESCARTES
In radio, they say, nothing happens until the announcer says it happens.
ERNIE HARWELL
Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.
PLATO
If it's a man's world, as they say, then men, your world is a poorly run carnage fest.
HENRY ROLLINS
They say never meet your heroes. But the addendum to that is 'unless they're Harrison Ford.&...
RYAN GOSLING
I tend to be naive and gullible, I guess, but I try to believe that governments believe what they sa...
JAMES HANSEN
They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates.
D. H. LAWRENCE
Children say they are unhappy in every language they have. They say it in silence, and they say it i...
JAY GRIFFITHS
Never tell people you are superior, because they will always try to make you feel inferior.
OUSSAMA HEDHLI
They say the world has become too complex for simple answers. They are wrong.
RONALD REAGAN
The left-brainer and the economist in me says watch what people do, not what they say.
DAN PINK
Once you don't smile on film, they say, 'Let's have that bloke who doesn't smile....
RICHARD C. ARMITAGE
They say President Wilson has blundered. Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders forward.
THOMAS A. EDISON
They say Afghanistan is the worst country for a girl to be born. Hogwash!
RULA GHANI
They say the camera never lies. It lies every day.
CESAR ROMERO
They don't feel any obligation to the world, but that's not what the Bible and Jesus say.
BRIAN GARRY
Girls, there are poets who learn from you
to say, what you, in your aloneness, are;
and th...
RAINER MARIA RILKE
Never tell people you are superior, because they will always try to make you feel inferior.
OUSSAMA HEDHLI
They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.
CLINT EASTWOOD
In a movie we try to deceive. In theaters, as they say, the deceived are the wisest.
CASEY AFFLECK
When I learned Japanese, they say that I sounded like a Chinese with diarrhea!
CHARO
They say that the best furniture and clothing design from the '50s and '60s is Scandinavian ...
CHRISTIAN LACROIX
One of the most telling things about a person is how they say hello, handshakes.
MIGUEL
Truth, they say, is but too often in difficulties, but is never finally suppressed.
LIVY
As long as my face is on page one, I don't care what they say about me on page seventeen.
MICK JAGGER
I tend to stare at people and memorize what they're saying and how they say it.
CECILY VON ZIEGESAR
People always make war when they say they love peace.
D. H. LAWRENCE
In theater, they say a theater piece is only as good as its transitions.
REGGIE WATTS
In every passing moment that is not appreciated time cannot give it back to you. So in moments of id...
GARY F EVANS...
They say any landing you can walk away from is a good one.
ALAN SHEPARD
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
BRIAN CLOUGH
They say anything can happen in a short series. I just didn't expect it to be that short.
AL LOPEZ
They say stay in the lines, but there's always something better on the other side.
JOHN MAYER
But as they say about sharks, it's not the ones you see that you have to worry about, it's t...
DAVID BLAINE
I am, as they say, the classic starving artist.
CHERYL STRAYED
What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things.
MARGARET MEAD
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make i...
TS (THOMAS STEARNS) ELIOT
Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Travelers are like poets. They are mostly an angry race.
SIR RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON
We women must listen to our inner voice. It is easier for women to do this as they are not afraid to...
INDRA DEVI
Poets are shameless with their experiences: they exploit them.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
I will always listen to my coaches. But first I listen to my body. If what they tell me suits my bod...
HAILE GEBRSELASSIE
You often love someone not for what they are, but for what you are when you are with them.
JEFFREY FRY
Let them say what they will, 'cause they will anyhow. Let them say what they will, 'cause they will ...
TEGAN QUIN
Poets are all who love,--who feel great truths, And tell them.
PHILIP JAMES BAILEY
I think it's terrible, they didn't hear what the people had to say and they don't care what they rea...
ELAINE PHILLIPS
People may or may not say what they mean... but they always say something designed to get what they ...
DAVID MAMET
Poets arent very usefulBecause they aren't consumeful or produceful..
OGDEN NASH
People may or may not say what they mean ... but they always say something designed to get what they...
GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ
The people fancy they hate poetry, and they are all poets and mystics.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
Poets are damned but they are not blind, they see with the eyes of the angels.
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS
We all must learn that in some cases there is something much worse than saying the wrong thing; that...
RICHARD BELLZON
Poets speak of hope in ladies smiles, but give me a smirk any day, I say.
LOIS MCMASTER BUJOLD
People don't say what they mean very often. You have to read between the lines of their behavior, of...
M.C. FRANK
Some have been to Iraq and others have heard what goes on there. Mainly, what they discuss is being ...
LEE ZASLOFSKY
We can say nothing but what hath been said . . . Our poets steal from Homer . . . . Our storydresse...
ROBERT BURTON
Many people say they feel let down about the reasons why Britain went to war. They feel they weren't...
CHRIS RENNARD
Nobody wants to know how you feel, yet, they want you to do what they feel.
MICHAEL BASSEY JOHNSON
And besides, when you love somebody, you mustn't listen to what they say. They say things to hurt yo...
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
Poets are damned but they are not blind, they see with the eyes of the angels.
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS
A writer is a person who cares what words mean, what they say, how they say it. Writers know words a...
URSULA K. LE GUIN
People are going to say what they want to say.
ZOE CASSAVETES
Men are what they are because of what they do. Not what they say.
FREDRIK BACKMAN
Men are what they are because of what they do. Not what they say,' said Ove
FREDRIK BACKMAN
People can say what they want to say,
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Our children are counting on us to provide two things: consistency and structure. Children need pare...
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THIS is why democracy doesn't work! Too much talking leads to not enough violence!
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We were psyched about the season.
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There is nothing to indicate a ride malfunction.
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We really haven't come to a decision yet. They both can do it.
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We have done a pretty good job of getting out the kids who are not doing anything in the spring.
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It was very tough. You don't ever realize it's your last game. I cried to my mom last night.
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Although the current figure is small, the potential here is huge.
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We had to work hard for this win. They'd score and then we'd score. They were passing the ball a lot...
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I did everything I could to turn around the situation but I didn't succeed so I've decided to call i...
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Everything can be solved through civilized dialogue and implied agony.
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I just heard a commotion and came outside to see what was going on.
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I'm convinced my heart knew who it belonged to, long before I met her.
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And we want to double that figure in the next three to five years.
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Indolence is the sleep of the mind. [Fr., L'indolence est le sommeil des esprits.]
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Prosperity makes few friends. [Fr., La proserite fait peu d'amis.]
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The maxims of men reveal their characters. [Fr., Les maximes des hommes decelent leur coeur.]
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It is difficult to esteem a man as highly as he would wish.
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If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
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A new maxim is often a brilliant error.
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The human heart will never wrinkle.
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They might in the future more than ever before engage in hunting beavers.
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When our vices leave us, we flatter ourselves that we are leaving them.
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He who is not sure of his memory, should not undertake the trade of lying.
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I hasten to laugh at everything for fear of being obliged to weep at it.
PIERRE DE BEAUMARCHAIS
Every one's true worship was that which he found in use in the place where he chanced to be.
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No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent.
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ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY
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REMY DE GOURMONT
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MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE
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AUBREY DE GREY
May joy and good fellowship reign, and in this manner, may the Olympic Torch pursue its way through ...
PIERRE DE COUBERTIN
Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how y...
MIGUEL DE UNAMUNO
Coming from the theater, I love the adrenalin rush from working on 'NCIS.' You get home and ...
COTE DE PABLO
There is militaristic-hegemonic-plutocratic side of the U.S. which is getting out of hand and threat...
ALAIN DE BOTTON
A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship.
SAINT FRANCIS DE SALES
In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be more appropriate to be fle...
EDWARD DE BONO
Aesthetic emotion puts man in a state favorable to the reception of erotic emotion. Art is the accom...
REMY DE GOURMONT
If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
Of course one should not drink much, but often.
HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much sacrifice and ruin, so muc...
CHARLES DE GAULLE
Neapolitans have always had their fast food. It's called pizza.
LUCIANO DE CRESCENZO
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, w...
ANTHONY DE MELLO
In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the u...
ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE
The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good o...
GERARD DE NERVAL
Even if they end up together, which I highly doubt, given the strength of that particular bond-...-b...
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
Growing up, I'd already decided I wanted to be a beatnik. A Bohemian poet, I thought. Or a musician....
CHARLES DE LINT
I find I am much prouder of the victory I obtain over myself, when, in the very ardor of dispute, I ...
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
If you come at four in the afternoon, I'll begin to be happy by three.
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPéRY
Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this i...
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPéRY
It is one of man's curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.
JOSEPH DE MAISTRE
A heap of epithets is poor praise: the praise lies in the facts, and in the way of telling them.
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
To be prepared is half the victory.
MIGUEL DE CERVANTES
The question on long term strategy is not if it is successful, but if you are still alive.
RON DE JONGE
In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, sco...
JOSEPH DE MAISTRE
Philosophy is doubt.
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means,...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
There are people who in spite of their merit disgust us, and others who please us in spite of their ...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, conf...
BARUCH (_BENEDICT DE) SPINOZA
The law cannot equalize mankind in spite of nature.
MARQUIS DE VAUVENARGUES
All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.
JOSEPH DE MAISTRE
There never was in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains. The most univ...
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
I care not so much what I am in the opinion of others, as what I am in my own; I would be rich of my...
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
If you never change your mind, why have one?
EDWARD DE BONO
That ephemeral sheet,... the newspaper, is the natural enemy of the book, as the whore is of the dec...
EDMOND DE GONCOURT
A women knows how to keep quiet when she is in the right, whereas a man, when he is in the right, wi...
MALCOLM DE CHAZAL
Man is a mind betrayed, not served, by his organs.
EDMOND DE GONCOURT
What do we mean by setting a man free? You cannot free a man who dwells in a desert and is an unfeel...
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY
Listening well and answering well is one of the greatest perfections that can be obtained in convers...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Those that despise people will never get the best out of others and themselves.
ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate yo...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
It would be better to have no laws at all, than to have too many.
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
'Tis a dainty thing to command, though 'twere but a flock of sheep.
MIGUEL DE CERVANTES
Those laws, being forged for universal application, are in perpetual conflict with personal interest...
MARQUIS DE SADE
Leaders don't inflict pain -- they share pain.
MAX DE PREE
In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what w...
MAX DE PREE
Each man must grant himself the emotions that he needs and the morality that suits him.
REMY DE GOURMONT
We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure ...
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
Everyone complains of the badness of his memory, but nobody of his judgment.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD