Quotations About / On:
I remember her on the screen, huge as a colossus doll, mincing and whispering and simply hoping her way into total vulnerability.
(Gloria Steinem (b. 1934), U.S. feminist, writer, editor. repr. In Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983). "Marilyn Monroe: The Woman who Died Too Soon," Ms. (New York, Aug. 1972).)
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living.
(William Hazlitt (1778-1830), British essayist. repr. In The Complete Works Of William Hazlitt, vol. 9, ed. P.P. Howe (1932). Characteristics: In the Manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims, no. 429 (1823).)
Remember that whatever knowledge you do not solidly lay the foundation of before you are eighteen, you will never be master of while you breathe.
(Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. letter, Dec. 11, 1747, Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl, Earl of Chesterfield, to his Son, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl, Esq, 5th ed., vol. I, p. 297, London (1774).
Philip was fifteen at the time.)
Always remember that a child doesn't have to be average to be normal. Children with very different temperaments can be equally successful.
(Lawrence Kutner (20th century), U.S. child psychologist and author. Pregnancy and Your Baby's First Year, ch. 8 (1993).)
It is beautiful to remember that he passed away as he wished, in the saddle riding hard.
(Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973), U.S. president. The Dallas (Texas) News (May 27, 1937).
On the death of J.P. Buchanan, Tenth Texas District.)
Turn off that remarkable conscience, Merryhew. Remember virtue has its own reward.
(Richard Bluel. Henry Hathaway. Major Hugh Tarkington (Clinton Greyn), Raid on Rommel, to reluctant soldier (1971).)
At the outstart of discussions of women's intellectual attainments, it is well to remember how few are the men of the first rank.
(Anna Garlin Spencer (1851-1931), U.S. educator, author, feminist, and Unitarian minister. Woman's Share in Social Culture, ch. 3 (1913).)
Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.
(Fran Lebowitz (b. 1951), U.S. journalist. "Tips for Teens," Social Studies (1981).)
Friends, you will notice that in this world there are many more ballocks than men. Remember this.
(François Rabelais (1494-1553), French author, evangelist. Aeditue, in Fifth Book, ch. 8, p. 746, Pleiade edition (1995).)
If human beings are immortal, so are animals. If matter has the ability to remember, it also has the ability to think.
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1836).)