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Shirley Temple's Quotes

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Born: 1928-04-23
Profession: Actress
Nation: American
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I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.

Tags: Him, Mother

Good luck needs no explanation.

Tags: Good, Luck, Needs

The U.N. acts as the world's conscience, and over eighty-five percent of the work that is done by the United Nations is in the social, economic, educational and cultural fields.

Tags: Conscience, Done, Work

When I was 14, I was the oldest I ever was. I've been getting younger ever since.

Tags: Getting, Since, Younger

I ran for Congress, just once.

Tags: Congress, Once, Ran

I work a seventeen hour day, and I'm personally responsible for 108 staff members in the embassy.

Tags: Hour, Seventeen, Work

We would have to invent the U.N. if we did not have it, which is not an original thought.

Tags: Invent, Original, Thought

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home.

Tags: Child, Factors, Home

Our present time is indeed a criticizing and critical time, hovering between the wish, and the inability to believe. Our complaints are like arrows shot up into the air at no target: and with no purpose they only fall back upon our own heads and destroy ourselves.

Tags: Between, Time, Wish

The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit.

Tags: Good, Humor, Truth

When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't.

Tags: Happen, Pray

Man's wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy.

Tags: Best, Enemy, Wisdom

The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies.

Tags: Friends, Good, Humor

The problem of evil... Why does God permit it? Or, if God is omnipotent, in which case permission and creation are the same, why did God create it?

Tags: Evil, God, Why

Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they passed.

Tags: Books, Chief, Value

I have always looked upon alchemy in natural philosophy to be like enthusiasm in divinity, and to have troubled the world much to the same purpose.

Tags: Natural, Philosophy, Purpose

No one ever was a great poet, that applied himself much to anything else.

Tags: Else, Great, Himself
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The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.

Tags: Finance, Poor, Rich

Who ever converses among old books will be hard to please among the new.

Tags: Books, Hard, Old

You may keep your beauty and your health, unless you destroy them yourself, or discourage them to stay with you, by using them ill.

Tags: Beauty, Health, Yourself

The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.

Tags: Alone, Best, Others

Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom; for no man easily distrusts the things which he and all men have been always bred up to.

Tags: Authority, Custom, Men

There cannot live a more unhappy creature than an ill-natured old man, who is neither capable of receiving pleasures, nor sensible of conferring them on others.

Tags: Cannot, Old, Others

When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over.

Tags: Best, Care, Life