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If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Everyone believes that their beliefs are the right ones -
that is why they are called beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear.
- Maya Angelou

 

What is called genius is the
abundance of life and health.
- Henry David Thoreau

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

I have called this principle,
by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved,
by the term of Natural Selection.
- Charles Darwin

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

When we lose one we love,
our bitterest tears are called forth
by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

To a philosopher all news,
as it is called, is gossip,
and they who edit and read it
are old women over their tea.
- Henry David Thoreau

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

Maybe there is no actual place called hell.
Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents
breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
- Jim Carrey

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're
called when you don't have a job.
- Ted Turner

Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions,
including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.
- Doug Larson

That great dust-heap called 'history'.
- Augustine Birrell

It's called a pen.
It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.
- Dale Dauten

I can do no other than be reverent
before everything that is called life.
I can do no other than to have compassion
for all that is called life.
That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics.
- Albert Schweitzer

Just one quality of the Buddha has to be remembered.
He consists only of one quality: witnessing.
This small word witnessing contains the whole of spirituality.
Witness that you are not the body.
Witness that you are not the mind.
Witness that you are only a witness.
As the witnessing deepens,
you start becoming drunk with the divine.
That is what is called ecstasy.
- Osho

So long as we have enough people in this country willing
to fight for their rights,
we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind,
they are called vandals; if they destroy something
irreplaceable made by God,
they are called developers.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Most people think that anger is an instinctive response,
and that some people were just born with the temperament
to get angrier faster than others.
That statement is only half right.
Anger is an instinctive response.
We respond to an affront with anger essentially instantaneously -
much too quickly for conscious thought to be called upon.
But the instinct of the anger response
can be trained through conscious repetition,
visualization, and coaching.
Visualization is seeing the event
we desire to master in our mind's eye.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.
- Jacques Barzun

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand
that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power,
it is called a democracy.
- Charles de Secondat

I've been called many names like perfectionist,
difficult and obsessive.
I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the
details for any artist to be good.
- Barbra Streisand

Gold medals aren't really made of gold.
They're made of sweat, determination,
and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
- Dan Gable

I claim that human mind or human society
is not divided into watertight compartments
called social, political and religious.
All act and react upon one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I got a series with the WB next year.
We start shooting in July.
It's going to be called Safe Harbor,
and it's an hour show.
It's a Spelling show and will follow 7th Heaven.
- Gregory Harrison

Rosemary was a little nervous about going onstage,
but she went on with us.
I saw her at a party, and a couple of months later
they called me about doing the act.
- Margaret Whiting

What shall I do then with Jesus, which is called Christ?
- Pontius Pilate

We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which
I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery.
I did my best acting in that film, I guess.
- Cleo Moore

The Opposition aren't really the Opposition.
They're just called the Opposition.
But in fact they are the Opposition in exile.
The Civil Service are the Opposition in residence.
- Antony Jay

There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman'
who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman
and need not commit himself to any religious belief.
- Evelyn Waugh

I said, other people can write songs,
let's see if I can.
So the first 400 or 500 wound up on the floor somewhere.
Then I wrote one called Melissa.
- Gregg Allman

Then I contacted Ken, then he called me back,
then we had a great meeting.
Then he called and asked if I would come back to the show.
Which was awesome.
- Austin Peck

Tony Hale is a devout Christian and is a complete retard
when it comes to swearing.
The script called for him to swear for about 30 seconds
and he just couldn't do it.
- Jason Bateman

I did not win and in fact I was called into the principal's
office for a consultation with my parents.
But that was the beginning of my literary career.
- William Joyce

Indeed, the very first resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations -
adopted unanimously -
called for the elimination of nuclear weapons.
- Joseph Rotblat

What's called a difficult decision is a difficult decision
because either way you go there are penalties.
- Elia Kazan

So many people are called but few serve as actors,
you know what I mean?
- Faye Dunaway

One of the fellows called me 'Cyclone' but finally
shortened it to 'Cy' and its been that ever since.
- Cy Young

The first jazz pianist I heard was Thelonious Monk.
My father was listening to an album of his called 'Monk's
Dream' almost every day from the time I was born.
- Benny Green

After wrestling with myself for six months,
I began medical treatment.
During that time I started a band with some friends
of mine called Jack's Car,
but that didn't last.
- Jack Irons

Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire.
- Patti Smith

Nobody in football should be called a genius.
A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
- Joe Theismann

While being called beautiful is extremely flattering,
I would much rather be noticed for my work as an actress.
- Halle Berry

For some reason at 12 or 13, I just heard Gerry Milligan
and fell in love with that,
whatever it was called.
- Charlie Watts

About six weeks later, she called because she had found a dress.
And then she said yes.
- Maury Povich

Everybody denies I am a genius - but nobody ever called me one!
- Orson Welles

My first job was at a Chicago night club called Mr. Kelly's.
- Shelley Berman

Call me Jonah.
My parents did, or nearly did.
They called me John.
- Kurt Vonnegut

To the real artist in humanity, what are called bad
manners are often the most picturesque and significant of all.
- Walt Whitman

I involve myself in an organisation called Tear Fund.
- Cliff Richard

But I remember feeling as a producer I felt like the
guy who called the caterer and got the band;
I had to work the party while everybody else was having a good time.
- Griffin Dunne

We got on American Bandstand, where kids would dance
to a record and then rate it.
We called ourselves Tom and Jerry.
I was Jerry.
- Paul Simon

UNICEF has repeatedly called on governments to ensure
basic services for children and this includes providing
food where the need exists.
- Carol Bellamy

Part of the public horror of sexual irregularity so-called
is due to the fact that everyone knows himself essentially guilty.
- Aleister Crowley

In his holy flirtation with the world,
God occasionally drops a handkerchief.
These handkerchiefs are called saints.
- Frederick Buechner

I was like Gene Kelly, it was called singing in the rain.
No seriously, I wasn't really born with a singing voice,
but my friends Joe and John taught me how to sing.
- Chris Burke

We've had cloning in the South for years.
It's called cousins.
- Robin Williams

Soon after I returned to private practice,
former Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger called me one day.
- Fred F. Fielding

You know, I have found a new way to get high and stay
spaced out for hours on end,
and the government can't stop me...
It's called senility.
- Robert Anton Wilson

Sometimes I feel like I'm a contestant in a reality
show that probably would be called The Apprentice Survivor Millionaire.
- Robert Iger

It started off at a club called Disobey,
around the corner from where I live.
- Richard D. James


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