Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Interesting Quotes By Guys Named Richard

I know you won't believe me, but I was actually planning this post BEFORE Richard Sherman sounded off after that playoff game the other night. If you don't know what I'm talking about, Sherman's quote is the last one in this collection. Enjoy?  ~  JH

"If guys don't respect themselves, they don't respect
other people. That's times and personalities. And 
all of them are not that way. But it don't take
but one or two to screw up the whole world."
~  Richard Petty, NASCAR driver

"I'm now so keenly aware that I have 
everything to prove and nothing to lose."
~  Richard Marx, musician

"I always sensed instinctively from the 
earliest age that I was being lied to."
~  Richard Linklater, film director

"Indeed he knows not how to know
who knows not also how to un-know."
~  Richard Francis Burton, explorer

"Can miles truly separate you from friends…
If you want to be with someone you 
love, aren't you already there?"
~  Richard Bach, author

"All of our energy should be in sacrifice
and services. Suffering, at least."
~  Richard Gere, actor

"Greed has taken the whole universe,
and nobody is worried about their soul."
~  Little Richard, musician

"Imagination creates reality."
~  Richard Wagner, composer

"I don't like feeling bitter. Being bitter 
makes you immobile, and there's
too much that I still want to do."
~  Richard Pryor, comedian

"I really think that living is the process of going
from complete certainty to complete ignorance."
~  Richard Dreyfuss, actor

"You don't learn to walk by following rules.
You learn by doing, and by falling over."
~  Richard Branson, businessman

"I believe we need heroes. I believe we 
need certain people who we can 
measure our own shortcomings by."
~  Richard Attenborough, actor/director

"Don't pray when it rains if you
don't pray when the sun shines."
~  Richard M. Nixon, U.S. President

"I was born not knowing and have had only
a little time to change that here and there."
Richard Feynman, physicist

"I am always stimulated by people.
Almost never by ideas."
~  Richard Avedon, photographer

"Everyone in this world is somehow connected. 
So why not just be nice to everybody?"
~  Richard Simmons, fitness personality

"Always have an answer – even if you
change your mind five minutes later."
~  Richard E. Grant, actor

"At the risk of appearing disingenuous,
I don't really think of myself as 'writing
humor.' I'm simply reporting on the world
I observe, which is frequently hilarious."
~  Richard Russo, novelist

"Nothing is secret once you tell anyone. If 
you want to keep it quiet – don't tell a soul."
~  Richard Chamberlain, actor

"I'm the best corner in the game! When you try me 
with a sorry receiver like Crabtree, that's the
result you gonna get! Don't you ever talk about 
me! Don't you open your mouth about the best, 
or I'm'll shut it for you real quick! L.O.B.!"  
~  Richard Sherman, football player

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