Robert Fulghum

Robert Fulghum

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Author Profession: Nonfiction, Philosophy edit data
Born: June 04, 1937
Age: 79 years old
Birth Sign: Gemini

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I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.

It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need, and our air force has to have a bake-sale to buy a bomber.

If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.

And it is still true, no matter how old you are, when you go out into the world it is best to hold hands and stick together.

I believe it is in my nature to dance by virtue of the beat of my heart, the pulse of my blood and the music in my mind.

Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts.

My goal now is to dance all the dances as long as I can, and then to sit down contented after the last elegant tango some sweet night and pass on because there wasn't another dance left in me.

If you want an interesting party sometime, combine cocktails and a fresh box of crayons for everyone.

Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.

Play fair. Don't hit people. Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody.

Children are sent to school to be civilized, to learn to be part of the social enterprise.

Clean up your own mess.

You are free to give life meaning, whatever meaning you want to give it.

All I really need to know... I learned in kindergarten.

I fear the boredom that comes with not learning and not taking chances.

The examined life is no picnic.

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.

I believe in dancing.

I've always made a clear distinction between making a life and making a living.

I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.

The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything in film or theater. I can see why it's so addictive. Gwyneth Paltrow

The only movie I can watch on a loop, over and over, is 'Help', the Beatles movie. It's so funny and irreverent and great. Emma Stone

Let us be the ones who say we do not accept that a child dies every three seconds simply because he does not have the drugs you and I have. Let us be the ones to say we are not satisfied that your place of birth determines your right for life. Let us be outraged, let us be loud, let us be bold. Brad Pitt age

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