Pearl Bailey

Pearl Bailey

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: March 29, 1918
Died: August 17, 1990
Birth Sign: Aries

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I never really look for anything. What God throws my way comes. I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my feet, I go.

A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.

We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us - not our effects on others.

There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.

Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible.

There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.

You never find yourself until you face the truth.

People see God every day, they just don't recognize him.

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.

No one can figure out your worth but you.

Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence.

There is a way to look at the past. Don't hide from it. It will not catch you if you don't repeat it.

Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be first.

Sometimes I would almost rather have people take away years of my life than take away a moment.

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.

You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself.

You must change in order to survive.

The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one's self. All sin is easy after that.

To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil.

When I look around the world, I don't see too many damsels in distress. If they're a damsel in distress, they're manipulating some guy to help them. Sigourney Weaver

I just thank God that I didn't grow up with so much money or privilege because you had to create ways to make it happen. Kim Basinger

Feminism is not just about women; it's about letting all people lead fuller lives. Jane Fonda

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