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Positive Quotes about Seriousness

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Run a home like you would a small business and treat
it with the same seriousness.
- Anthea Turner

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Seriousness is a sickness; your sense of humor
makes you more human, more humble.
The sense of humor - according to me -
is one of the most essential parts of religiousness.
- Osho

The President is not squaring with the American people
as to the seriousness of our nation's fiscal condition.
It is time for people to stand up and tell the truth.
- Kent Conrad

First, Resolve upon, and daily endeavour to practise,
a life of seriousness and strict sobriety.
- David Brainerd

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If you can get humor and seriousness at the same time,
you've created a special little thing,
and that's what I'm looking for, because if you get pompous,
you lose everything.
- Paul Simon

Advertising treats all products with the reverence
and the seriousness due to sacraments.
- Thomas Merton

Go on, then, and let your intent be seriousness.
- Donald Cargill

 

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
- Heraclitus

Seriousness is stupidity sent to college.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Men are convinced of your arguments,
your sincerity,
and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.
- Albert Camus

In my view, there is nothing more vicious and outrageous than the abuse,
exploitation and harm of the most vulnerable members of our society,
and I firmly believe that our nation's laws and resources
need to reflect the seriousness of these terrible crimes.
- Bob Ney

You can't think about how people will perceive you or your character.
All you can do is focus on your work.
The rest is up to the universe.
I've been acting for 16 years.
I've done 55 movies and, in all seriousness,
there's maybe five that are good and the rest are crap.
- Robert Patrick

In the past week it has become clear that the vote
on the final healthcare bill will be very close.
I take this vote with the utmost seriousness.
I am quite aware of the historic fight that has lasted
the better part of the last century to bring America
in line with other modern democracies in providing
single payer health care.
- Dennis Kucinich

It is not so important to be serious as it is to be
serious about the important things.
The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which
would do credit to any college student,
but the monkey is serious because he itches.
- Robert M. Hutchins

Living is no laughing matter: you must live with great
seriousness like a squirrel for example -
I mean without looking for something beyond and above living,
I mean living must be your whole occupation.
- Nazim Hikmet

Life is serious? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The moment you start seeing life
as non-serious, a playfulness,
all the burden on your heart disappears.
All the fear of death, of life,
of love - everything disappears.
- Osho

This is serious, get out your magic wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A joke is a very serious thing.
- Winston Churchill

Life is serious, get out your magic wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill.
It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying,
and the consequences are serious.
- Oliver Stone

The concept of two people living together for 25 years
without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit
only to be admired in sheep.
- A. P. Herbert

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
- Charles de Gaulle

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and,
in its true sense, a noble one.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The one serious conviction that a man should have
is that nothing should be taken too seriously.
- Nicholas Murray Butler

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

Serious illness doesn't bother me for long
because I am too inhospitable a host.
- Albert Schweitzer

People make a big fuss over you when you're President.
But I'm very serious about doing everything I can
to make sure that it doesn't go to my head.
- Jimmy Carter

To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks
to dig up information no one else has yet.
- Merton Miller

Humor is a serious thing.
I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources,
which must be preserved at all cost.
- James Thurber

People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
- Alan Kay

Who made the rule that life has to be so serious?
One would think that "life is serious" had been engraved
upon stone tablets to judge from how most lives are lived.
Get a life, smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat - dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
- Peter Ustinov

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious
liberty from a room of silent,
thoughtful schoolchildren.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill

Woody Allen has done some excellent serious movies,
too, like Crimes And Misdemeanors.
Very overlooked movie, I think, and really his best.
And currently I like Big Fish!
- David Zucker

When you are seventeen you aren't really serious.
- Max Lerner

There is a vast difference between games and play.
Play is played for fun, but games are deadly serious
and you do not play them to enjoy yourself.
- Maurice Baring

If you catch me saying 'I am a serious actor,'
I beg you to slap me.
- Johnny Depp

All serious daring starts from within.
- Eudora Welty

Sanctions and boycotts would be tied to serious political dialogue.
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Well, because lots of questions had been raised about
the toxicity of the drug,
which is very serious.
- Thabo Mbeki

Consequently many large railroad systems of heavy capitalization
bid fair to run into difficulties on the first serious
falling off in general business.
- John Moody

Satire is fascinating stuff.
It's deadly serious, and when politics begin to break down,
there is a drift towards satire, because it's the only
thing that makes any sense.
- Ben Nicholson

As a brunette, I had previously been this serious actress.
Then I became a blonde and got to play a completely different,
comic role.
- Loni Anderson

I try to deal with my serious reading before work.
- Donna Shalala

I began demonstrating against serious culture.
In hindsight, the actual course of events has been very humiliating for me,
because no one picked up on the intellectual critique I made.
- Henry Flynt

The outcome of any serious research can only be to
make two questions grow where only one grew before.
- Thorstein Veblen

Most breast cancer-related deaths can be prevented
through simple and painless preventive measures.
A late diagnosis can result in more serious,
long-term consequences.
- Olympia Snowe

I consider myself a serious musician.
Doing a comedy show does not take away from that in any way.
- Kevin Eubanks

In most communities it is illegal
to cry "fire" in a crowded assembly.
Should it not be considered serious international misconduct
to manufacture a general war scare
in an effort to achieve local political aims?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We cannot lightly allow the perpetrator of a serious
crime to go free simply because that person believed
his actions were reasonable and necessary to prevent some perceived harm.
- Sol Wachtler

I'm very serious; I don't waste my earnings.
- Eva Herzigova

My father described me as the oldest baby he'd ever seen.
I apparently was very serious and reflective.
- Tim Robbins

The first mistake of art is to assume that it's serious.
- Lester Bangs

Yellow usually means it's not that serious.
- Bobby Unser

My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine
democracy and serious scholarship.
These two, indeed, seem to go together.
- Woodrow Wilson

Most of the locks and dams on the upper Mississippi
River system are over 60 years old and many are in
serious need of repair and rehabilitation.
- Ron Kind

Men love war because it allows them to look serious.
Because it is the one thing that stops women laughing at them.
- John Fowles

I've been a writer for 42 years and,
yes,
it is a full time job for me.
Not a hobby, but serious work.
- Donald McKay

If any ideology is so serious that you can't have fun while you're doing it,
it's probably too serious.
- Larry Wall

Western Buddhists in many ways are much serious Buddhists than Tibetans are.
- Richard Gere

But now sustainability is such a political category
that it's getting more and more difficult to think
about it in a serious way.
Sustainability has become an ornament.
- Rem Koolhaas

I'm super serious about that stuff.
I mean, it's rare that I sit down at a drum set when I'm not touring,
because we tour so much.
- Travis Barker

One serious drawback about letters is that,
in order to get them, one must send some out.
When it comes to the mail, I feel it is better to receive than to give.
- Joseph Epstein

Some people think football is a matter of life and death.
I assure you, it's much more serious than that.
- Bill Shankly

I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull.
- William Congreve

Any serious attempt to try to do something worthwhile is ritualistic.
- Derek Walcott

The Bush Administration claims there is a Social Security
crisis only to distract Americans from its serious
mismanagement of the federal budget.
- Mark Dayton

I do a lot of serious stuff, but I'm not a very serious guy.
- Bruce Greenwood


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