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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.

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yeah I called her up. She gave me a bunch of ...
about me not listening to her, or something.
I don't know, I wasn't really paying attention.
- the movie Dumb & Dumber (1994)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When I took office, only high energy physicists
had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web...
Now even my cat has its own page.
- William J. Clinton

It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe
that had the lion's heart.
I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

Never play cards with a man called Doc.
Never eat at a place called Mom's.
Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.
- Nelson Algren

I was hired to do this one great script called 'Cap'n
Ricky' and that project is up in the air at the moment.
- David Wain

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

I did Playboy.
There was an ad in the paper for playmates.
Playboy called me and flew me to Los Angeles,
and I was on the March cover of 1992.
- Anna Nicole Smith

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep,
And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
- Lord Byron

I like a composer called Henry Purcell,
and I love to listen to Neil Young.
- Cornelia Funke

I extend that to the abortion issue,
I extend that to the so-called gay rights issue,
I think this is a freedom principle and consistent
with the analysis in the economic area as well.
- William Weld

I'd grab the camera and tell people what to do,
and when I was 14, someone told me that it was called directing.
- Guillermo del Toro

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

I am very interested in what has been called bad taste.
I believe the fear of displaying a soi-disant bad taste
stops us from venturing into special cultural zones.
- Manuel Puig

I'm a partner in a company called Helicopter Services
and Instruction out of New Jersey.
- Treat Williams

The so-called commercialism includes elements like story,
plots, rhythms and large big scenes.
- Zhang Yimou

As the middle begins to feel safe enough to accept
some of the so-called radical thinking,
ideas move to the middle and a new edge is created.
- Jasmine Guy

In '38, this time I did a job for Mr. Stryker.
I went on his payroll at about half the salary I was getting before,
to cover what he called Harvest in Ohio.
- Ben Shahn

The way we're going...
if I called up another pitcher, he'd just hang up the phone on me.
- Frank Robinson

The Rat Pack was the piece that really kicked me out
of that little funk that I was in and then Ted called
me up and asked me if I wanted to be the dad in Blow.
- Ray Liotta

I never abandoned either forms or freedom.
I imagine that most of what could be called free verse is in my first book.
I got through that fairly early.
- Howard Nemerov

It's not just being called to the ministry that counts.
- James Green Somerville

And we love to dance, especially that new one called the Civil War Twist.
The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede.
- Dick Gregory

The first is called insuperable, the second inseparable,
the third singular.
- Richard Rolle

So in process of four or five years the emperor called me,
as divers times he had done before.
- Will Adams

While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial,
gossip among men, especially if it is about women,
is called theory, or idea, or fact.
- Andrea Dworkin

I wasn't with Joseph, but I believe him.
My faith did not come to me through science,
and I will not permit so-called science to destroy it.
- Thomas S. Monson

And that is called paying the Dane-geld;
but we've proved it again and again,
that if once you have paid him the Dane-geld you never get rid of the Dane.
- Rudyard Kipling

A friend of mine called and said they're interested
in having you do a song for the new Pokemon.
All my kids are grown up, so I'd heard of it,
but I didn't really know what it was.
- Donna Summer

But I'd play on everything from pop records to a lot
of the glam stuff to rock stuff to classical stuff.
I used to get called to do all those things,
it was great.
- Rick Wakeman

Reality is hard.
It is no walk in the park, this thing called Life.
- Patty Duke

I couldn't get my album played over the so-called smooth jazz stations.
Jazz stations would not play it.
You don't always know who you're making that soul connection with.
- Roy Ayers

When I was a little boy, they called me a liar,
but now that I am grown up, they call me a writer.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present,
called Truth the daughter of Time.
- Aulus Gellius

Are there any swamps in Oklahoma? Yes,
there is.
It's called Tulsa.
- Bobby Heenan

I couldn't pronounce Arnold Schwarzenegger,
so I called him Balloon Belly.
- Joe Gold

I know my own deficiencies, one of which is that I
had lived away from America for such a long time.
It's called expatriate.
- James Hillman

People were very affected by the war.
But it didn't mean you stopped painting unless you
were called into the Army;
then you just couldn't paint.
But otherwise one continued.
- Lee Krasner


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