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    The hills are alive with the sound of music, with songs they have sung for a thousand years.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: song  music  year 
     
    You can have fun with a son, But you got to be a father to a girl.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: girls  fun  father  son 
     
    June is bustin' out all over.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    Some enchanted evening, you may see a stranger Across a crowded room.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    Fish got to swim, birds got to flyI got to love one man till I dieCan't help lovin' dat man of mine.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: men  help 
     
    The last time I saw Paris, her heart was warm and gay, I heard the laughter of her heart in every street café.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: time  laughter  heart  gay 
     
    I'd let my golden chances pass me by.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: chance 
     
    Be brave, young lovers, and follow your star.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: young  star  lover 
     
    For when I fool the people I fear, I fool myself as well.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: fear  people  fools 
     
    Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    If you become a teacher, by your pupils you'll be taught.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    You've got to be taught to be afraid Of people whose eyes are oddly made, Of people whose skin is a different shade. You've got to be carefully taught.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: people  eyes  afraid 
     
    Walk on, walk on with hope in your heart, and you'll never walk alone, you'll never walk alone.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: heart  alone  hope 
     
    When the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I'm feeling sad, I simply remember my favorite things and then I don't feel so bad.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: sad  bad  dog 
     
    Why you were born and why you are living depend entirely on what you are getting out of this world and what you are giving to it. I cannot prove that this is a balance of mathematical perfection, but my own observation of life leads me to the conclusion that there is a very real friendship, both quantitatively and qualitatively, between what you contribute and what you get out of life.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    Do I love you because you're beautiful, or are you beautiful because I love you? Am I making believe I see in you, a woman too perfect to be really true? Do I want you because you're wonderful, or are you wonderful because I want you? Are you the sweet invention of a lover's dream, or are you really as beautiful as you seem?
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    Walk on, walk on with hope in your heart.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: heart  hope 
     
    Do you love me because I'm beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me?
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: beautiful 
     
    You gotta have a dream. If you don't have a dream, how you gonna make a dream come true?
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: dreams 
     
    If you really believe in the brotherhood of man, and you want to come into its fold, you've got to let everyone else in, too.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: men  believe 
     
    A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it, A song's not a song 'til you sing it, Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay, Love isn't love 'til you give it away!
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: heart  song 
     
    It is a modern tragedy that despair has so many spokesmen, and hope so few.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: despair  tragedy  hope 
     
    There is a very real relationship, both quantitatively and qualitatively, between what you contribute and what you get out of this world.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: world  real  relationship 
     
    I know the world is filled with troubles and many injustices. But reality is as beautiful as it is ugly. I think it is just as important to sing about beautiful mornings as it is to talk about slums. I just couldn't write anything without hope in it.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: reality  world  beautiful  write  hope 
     
    Ev'rythin's up to date in Kansas City.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    I'm as corny as Kansas in August.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    OklahomaWhere the wind comes sweepin' down the plain.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    I'm as restless as a willow in a windstorm.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    Fish got to swim, birds got to fly.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    Hello, Young Lovers, Wherever You Are.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: young  lover 
     
    Fools give you reasons, wise men never try.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: men  wise  fools 
     
    These are a few of my favorite things.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    You've got to be taught to hate and fear.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: fear  hate 
     
    I'm not going to run, I'm going to stand here and watch. Every blow will cut into my heart, and tell me who and what you are.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: heart 
     
    There is nothing like a dame.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    Berlin's great secret is that he says exactly what he means; sometimes he hits a gigantic line both musically and lyrically - almost Wagnerian in its strength.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
    tags: secret  strength 
     
    But I'm only a cockeyed optimist.
    — Oscar Hammerstein II
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