robert breault Quotes

Take no revenge that you have not pondered beneath a starry sky, or on a canyon overlook, or to the lapping of waves and the mewing of a distant gull.
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— Robert Breault
To become a grandparent is to enjoy one of the few pleasures in life for which the consequences have already been paid.
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— Robert Breault
The artist uses the talent he has, wishing he had more talent. The talent uses the artist it has, wishing it had more artist.
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— Robert Breault
Know thyself, or at least keep renewing the acquaintance.
— Robert Breault
A man sometimes wins an argument, but a woman always wins a silence.
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— Robert Breault
We realize we can't have everything, and so begins the mad dash to have everything else.
— Robert Breault
The only creature on earth whose natural habitat is a zoo is the zookeeper.
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— Robert Breault
It is not that love is blind. It is that love sees with a painter's eye, finding the essence that renders all else background.
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— Robert Breault
Once a man has won a woman's love, the love is his forever. He can only lose the woman.
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— Robert Breault
Sometimes the shortest distance between two points is a winding path walked arm in arm.
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— Robert Breault
Charisma is not so much getting people to like you as getting people to like themselves when you're around.
tags: people
— Robert Breault
Basically we are all looking for someone who knows who we are and will break it to us gently.
— Robert Breault
Looking back, you realize that everything would have explained itself if you had only stopped interrupting.
— Robert Breault
Toss your dashed hopes not into a trash bin but into a drawer where you are likely to rummage some bright morning.
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— Robert Breault
One learns to ignore criticism by first learning to ignore applause.
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— Robert Breault
The world is as many times new as there are children in our lives.
tags: children time live world child
— Robert Breault
There are many things I do for amusement, but for happiness I like to gather up my memories and go for a walk in the rain.
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— Robert Breault
Question reality, especially if it contradicts the evidence of your hopes and dreams.
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— Robert Breault
A good marriage is each for the other and two against the world.
tags: world marriage
— Robert Breault
Usually, when you can't overcome the obstacles in your path, it's not your path.
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— Robert Breault
I count myself lucky, having long ago won a lottery paid to me in seven sunrises a week for life.
— Robert Breault
We gain no easier advantage than by relentlessly pursuing our goal while others pursue an advantage.
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— Robert Breault
There are people who live their whole lives on the default settings, never realizing you can customize.
tags: people live
— Robert Breault
The human species is made up of seven billion subspecies each consisting of one specimen.
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— Robert Breault
Man is rated the highest animal, at least among all animals who returned the questionnaire.
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— Robert Breault
We are each of us born into the arms of mortality, the Lord recognizing our need to be held.
— Robert Breault
It is the fancy of every mortal that being cradled in the arms of mortality is a safe place for the time being.
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— Robert Breault
Here is the basic question: Are we marionettes, or are we creatures of free will who just happen to have a lot of jerky reflexes?
— Robert Breault
First God created time; then God created man that man might, in the course of time, perfect himself; then God decided that He'd better create eternity.
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— Robert Breault
If man were relieved of all superstition, and all prejudice, and had replaced these with a keen sensitivity to his real environment, and moreover had achieved a level of communication so simplified that one syllable could express his every thought, then he would have achieved the level of intelligence already achieved by his dog.
— Robert Breault
I wish to die knowing that I took a fleeting instant of eternity and fashioned from it a lifetime.
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— Robert Breault
We are kept from our goal, not by obstacles, but by a clear path to a lesser goal.
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— Robert Breault
Seeking happiness, I passed many travelers headed in the opposite direction, seeking happiness.
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— Robert Breault
The secret to happiness is to put the burden of proof on unhappiness.
tags: happiness secret
— Robert Breault
Be happy, and a reason will come along.
— Robert Breault
You can't postpone sorrow, so why would you postpone happiness?
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— Robert Breault
The search for happiness is unlike any other search, for we search last in the likeliest places.
tags: happiness
— Robert Breault
To trade a childhood wonder for a plausible explanation - is there a worst trade one makes in life?
tags: wonder childhood
— Robert Breault
The realist sees reality as concrete. The optimist sees reality as clay.
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— Robert Breault
An optimist is someone who figures that if it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's the bluebird of happiness.
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— Robert Breault