45+ Pearl Bailey quotes


Pearl Bailey quotes
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Name: Pearl Bailey Find on Amazon India: Link
Nationality: AmericanFind on Amazon: Link
Profession: Actress
Born: 29-Mar-1918 
Death: 17-Aug-1990

We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us – not our effects on others.

No one can figure out your worth but you.

You never find yourself until you face the truth.

You must change in order to survive.

You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself.

When you’re young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements.

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil.

There’s a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.

There is a way to look at the past. Don’t hide from it. It will not catch you if you don’t repeat it.

There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.

The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one’s self. All sin is easy after that.

People see God every day, they just don’t recognize him.

Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible.

I never really look for anything. What God throws my way comes. I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my feet, I go.

Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence.

Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be first.

A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.

A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.

Sometimes I would almost rather have people take away years of my life than take away a moment.


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