Help Quotes

There is a divinity that shapes our ends, but we can help by listening for Its voice. - Kathleen Norris

 

He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. - Abraham Lincoln

 

And that inverted Bowl they call the Sky, Where under crawling coop'd we live and die, Lift not your hands to it for help, for it As impotently moves as you or I. - Omar Khayyam

 

Anybody that sings the blues is in a deep pit, yelling for help. - Mahalia Jackson

 

Don't call me an icon. I'm just a mother trying to help. - Princess Diana

 

There is no love which does not become help. - Paul Johannes Tillich

 

Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness. - Carl Gustav Jung

 

Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help. - Thomas Fuller

 

History does not record anywhere at any time a religion that has any rational basis. Religion is a crutch for people not strong enough to stand up to the unknown without help. But, like dandruff, most people do have a religion and spend time and money on it and seem to derive considerable pleasure from fiddling with it. - Robert A. Heinlein

 

We have to remember we're in a global economy. The purpose of fiscal stimulus is not simply to sustain activity in our national economies, but to help the global economy as well, and that's why it's so critical that measures in those packages avoid anything that smacks of protectionism.-Stephen Harper

 

A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him.-Edna St. Vincent Millay

 

In Japan, you have no idea what they are saying, and they can't help you either. Nothing makes any sense. They're very polite, but you feel like a joke is being played on you the entire time you're there.-Bill Murray

 

We must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people.-Pope Benedict XVI

 

Tarantino is the coolest damn guy; he's just so much fun to work with. He might be the best director I've ever worked with. He just seems to know how to do it and he knows how to make you feel good about it. He's having so much fun you start having fun. You can't help it.-David Carradine

 

Pictures help you to form the mental mold.-Robert Collier

 

How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.-Jack Nicklaus

 

So yes, I say things I regret constantly, and I just can't help it.-Kathy Griffin

 

I will continue to distribute blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food on a regular basis, in the hope that my modest efforts will give some comfort to those people we are able help.-Mohamed Al-Fayed

 

Success is not assured, but America is resolute: this is the best chance for peace we are likely to see for some years to come - and we are acting to help Israelis and Palestinians seize this chance.-Condoleezza Rice

 

The people of the Middle East share the desire for freedom. We have an opportunity - and an obligation - to help them turn this desire into reality.-Condoleezza Rice

 

A blind bloke walks into a shop with a guide dog. He picks the Dog up and starts swinging it around his head. Alarmed, a shop assistant calls out: 'Can I help, sir?' 'No thanks,' says the blind bloke. 'Just looking.'-Tommy Cooper

 

People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.-A. C. Benson

 

I want to say to you, Help yourself, so you can help someone else.-James Brown

 

You can take care of yourself, and God helps those who help themselves.-James Brown

 

I'm a perfectionist. I can't help it, I get really upset with myself if I fail in the least.-Justin Timberlake

 

My mother tells this story that when I first went to school, I thought I was going to help the teachers. I didn't realise I was going to get educated.-Moon Unit Zappa

 

Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.-William Feather

 

I've come to the conclusion that it's not really possible to help others.-Paul Cezanne

 

I'm not a big fan of Women's Liberation, but maybe it will help women stand up for the respect they're due.-Loretta Lynn

 

A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.-Emily Bronte

 

The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.-Pablo Neruda

 

I'm fortunate now that I coach at Duke University and we've won a lot. I have some kids who haven't failed that much. But when they get to college, they're going to fail some time. That's a thing that I can help them the most with.-Mike Krzyzewski

 

Parents can really help, but they can also really hinder the development of their youngsters.-Mike Krzyzewski

 

I have been dairy free for several years, and I started because I felt it was going to reduce my allergies, which it did, and help me lose weight, which it did.-Fran Drescher

 

It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the successes, the failures, and the knowledge that one has had. To help someone, avoid all the fire, pain and anxiety would be wonderful.-Sylvester Stallone

 

As photographs give people an imaginary possession of a past that is unreal, they also help people to take possession of space in which they are insecure.-Susan Sontag

 

You see, we are here, as far as I can tell, to help each other; our brothers, our sisters, our friends, our enemies. That is to help each other and not hurt each other.-Stevie Ray Vaughan

 

And sometimes to help them we have got to help ourselves.-Stevie Ray Vaughan

 

O Lord, help me not to despise or oppose what I do not understand.-William Penn

 

They have a right to censure that have a heart to help.-William Penn

 

Are some women and children going to die? Yeah. But it's doing the right thing. You got money, you sit around talking about peace. People who don't have money need some help.-Kid Rock

 

Not my power, but the power of the position, a power which could be used to help.-Betty Ford

 

If grass were legalized, it would help our drug problem enormously.-Ken Kesey

 

Yes; quaint and curious war is! You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met where any bar is, or help to half-a-crown.-Thomas Hardy

 

Tracy is more a help to me than I am to her.-Michael J. Fox

 

I don't think the government is out to get me or help someone else get me but it wouldn't surprise me if they were out to sell me something or help someone else sell me something. I mean, why else would the Census Bureau want to know my telephone number?-Andy Rooney

 

I got an internship with the casting director of The Girl Next Door. I would hold the clipboard and help them in their casting sessions and get them lunch.-Olivia Wilde

 

If you saw a dog going to be crushed under a car, wouldn't you help him?-Oskar Schindler

 

What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?-Louisa May Alcott

 

In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help.-William Glasser

 

Told that the passing grade is a B or competence and that we will help you to get there, students do competent work. The lowest passing grade in the real world is competence. Why do schools accept so much less?-William Glasser

 

Running a school where the students all succeed, even if some students have to help others to make the grade, is good preparation for democracy.-William Glasser

 

We have not yet reached the goal but... we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation.-Herbert Hoover

 

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.-Euripides

 

At the very least we should be given a bit of credit and a little bit of space, and maybe the media should think we could help them discover why English teams do not win European competitions.-Jose Mourinho

 

There is no love which does not become help.-Paul Tillich

 

In a prime-time address, President Bush said he backed limited federal funding for stem cell research. That's right, the President said, this is a quote, the research could help cure brain diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and whatever it is I have.-Conan O'Brien

 

The Canadian government continues to say they will not help us if we go to war with Iraq. However, the prime minister of Canada said he'd like to help, but he's pretty sure that last time he checked, Canada had no army.-Conan O'Brien

 

God loves to help him who strives to help himself.-Aeschylus

 

For all of those willing to help me start a family, I am flattered. I will let you know when I need your help.-Paula Abdul

 

Staying out of the penalty box will really help.-Bobby Orr

 

My foundations support people in the country who care about an open society. It's their work that I'm supporting. So it's not me doing it. But I can empower them. I can support them, and I can help them.-George Soros

 

And you have a record company behind it, this is a key too, you need people to fight for your records, at least a little bit. So if you have a great song, it's catchy, and you've got a little bit of help, I think that's all you need. But there hasn't been that in music.-Joan Jett

 

I thought the Billie Holiday comparison was beautiful. I think, Wow, what a wonderful, creative, helpful spirit. She's someone who wanted to help others by sharing her emotion. That's what I do, too, so I think that's a great comparison.-Erykah Badu

 

If you really want to help the American theater, don't be an actress, dahling. Be an audience.-Tallulah Bankhead

 

Everyone needs help from everyone.-Bertolt Brecht

 

Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.-Thomas Fuller

 

I was in my thirteenth year when I heard a voice from God to help me govern my conduct. And the first time I was very much afraid.-Joan of Arc

 

I'm going to North Pole to help out Santa this year.-Jimmy Fallon

 

God help those who do not help themselves.-Wilson Mizner

 

Fortunately, we have help from the media. I have to say this: I'm very grateful for the support and kindness that we've gotten. People have respected their privacy and in that way, I think, you know, no matter what people may feel about my husband's policies or what have you, they care about children and that's been good to see.-Michelle Obama

 

We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu. We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity. And we can help create a culture - imagine this - where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.-Michelle Obama

 

Together, we can help make sure that every family that walks into a restaurant can make an easy, healthy choice.-Michelle Obama

 

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.-Erich Fromm

 

No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.-Clarence Darrow

 

We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know.-W. H. Auden

 

When you try to find funding for a VVA function, it doesn't seem like it's any trouble at all. People come out of the woodwork with their money to help out because we went over and fought a war.-R. Lee Ermey

 

Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.-Booker T. Washington

 

How can we help President Obama?-Fidel Castro

 

I am ready to act, if I can find brave men to help me.-Carter G. Woodson

 

If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.-Maria Montessori

 

Myself acquainted with misfortune, I learn to help the unfortunate.-Virgil

 

What a country calls its vital... interests are not things that help its people live, but things that help it make war.-Simone Weil

 

Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.-Charles Barkley

 

I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.-George H. W. Bush

 

If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks.-Maria Montessori

 

We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master.-Maria Montessori

 

In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.-Mao Tse-Tung

 

It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.-Sophocles

 
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