Gladys Taber quote

"Dog lovers are a good breed themselves."

Gladys Taber

Born: April 12, 1899

Die: March 11, 1980

Occupation: Author

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Gladys Taber

Well, any love makes us vulnerable. Whatever we love will give the gift of pain somewhere along the road. But who would live sealed in spiritual cellophane just to keep from ever being hurt? There are...

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Gladys Taber

Happiness of heart can never be measured out and bundled up, it's intangible. We keep running after it, grasping for it, and the heat of our running so seldom brings it closer. But now and then there may...

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Gladys Taber

Christmas is a kindling of new fires.

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Gladys Taber

Faith is a curious thing. It must be renewed; it has its own spring.

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Gladys Taber

Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today's Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.

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Gladys Taber

Perhaps, after all, our best thoughts come when we are alone. It is good to listen, not to voices but to the wind blowing, to the brook running cool over polished stones, to bees drowsy with the weight...

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Gladys Taber

Almost all words do have colour and nothing is more pleasant than to utter a pink word and see someone's eyes light up and know it is a pink word for him or her too.

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Gladys Taber

We need time to dream, time to remember, and time to reach the infinite. Time to be.

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Gladys Taber

The real evidence of growing older is that things level off in importance.

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Gladys Taber

My own recipe for world peace is a bit of land for everyone.

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Gladys Taber

There is a kind of immortality in every garden.

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Gladys Taber

But housekeeping is fun. It is one job where you enjoy the results right along as you work. You may work all day washing and ironing, but at night you have the delicious feeling of sunny clean sheets and...

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Gladys Taber

I suppose I am a sparrow, a stay-at-home bird.

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Gladys Taber

Traveling is all very well if you can get home at night. I would be willing to go around the world if I came back in time to light the candles and set the table for supper.

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Gladys Taber

There must be hundreds of unsung heroes and heroines who first tasted strange things growing - and think of the man who first ate a lobster. This staggers the imagination. I salute him every time I take...

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Gladys Taber

I resolve to be more patient, less selfish, cherish my friends, and in my small way help whoever needs help. I cannot conceivably influence the world's destiny, but I can make my own life more worthwhile....

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Gladys Taber

Catching something is merely a byproduct of our fishing. It is the act of fishing that wipes away all grief, lightens all worry, dissolves all fear and anxiety.

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Gladys Taber

The curious thing about fishing is you never want to go home. If you catch something, you can't stop. If you don't catch anything, you hate to leave in case something might bite.

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Dog lovers are a good breed themselves.

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Nothing makes a house cozier than cats.

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There is the odd exception, like Albert Einstein, but as a breed, scientists tend not be very good at presenting themselves.

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John Grogan

Animal lovers are a special breed of humans, generous of spirit, full of empathy, perhaps a little prone to sentimentality, and with hearts as big as a cloudless sky

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Mark Twain

He wa'n't no common dog, he wa'n't no mongrel; he was a composite. A composite dog is a dog that is made up of all the valuable qualities that's in the dog breed-kind of a syndicate; and a mongrel is made...

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Suzanne Farrell

Dancers are a great breed of people. And they really want to dance so you don't have to beg them to work. However, dancers sometimes build walls around themselves because they are presenting themselves...

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Dean Koontz

No matter how close we are to another person, few human relationships are as free from strife, disagreement, and frustration as is the relationship you have with a good dog. Few human beings give of themselves...

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All dogs can become aggressive, but the difference between an aggressive Chihuahua and an aggressive pit bull is that the pit bull can do more damage. That's why it's important to make sure you are a hundred...

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There is no such thing as a problem breed. However, there is no shortage of 'problem owners'....

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Vidal Sassoon

Hairdressers are a wonderful breed. You work one-on-one with another human being and the object is to make them feel so much better and to look at themselves with a twinkle in their eye.

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Dorothy L. Sayers

He had the appeal of a very young dog of a very large breed -- a kind of amiable absurdity.

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Eckhart Tolle

Be alert as you watch a dog at play or at rest. Let the animal teach you to feel at home in the now, to celebrate life by being completely present. You just watch the tail ... with some dogs you just look...

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George Bernard Shaw

A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog...

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Peter Kreeft

When I say "The good man gave his good dog a good meal," I use "good" analogically, for there is at the same time a similarity and a difference between a good man, a good dog, and a good meal. All three...

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Brigitte Bardot

We have to convince the people of Bucharest, who are dog lovers, to treat dogs like they treat their children and not just let them roam the streets.

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Twyla Tharp

In those days, male dancers were a rarer breed than women. as they are still today, A good male dancer, one as strong as we were, was very difficult to come by if you couldn't afford to pay them.

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Sigmund Freud

When a love-relationship is at its height there is no room left for any interest in the environment; a pair of lovers are sufficient to themselves

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Paula Rego

To be a dog woman is not necessarily to be downtrodden; that has very little to do with it. In these pictures every woman's a dog woman, not downtrodden, but powerful. To be bestial is good. It's physical....

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William Sloane Coffin

There are three kinds of patriots, two bad, one good. The bad ones are the uncritical lovers and the loveless critics. Good patriots carry on a lover's quarrel with their country, a reflection of God's...

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Monica Dickens

Dog lovers hate to clean out kennels. Horse lovers like cleaning stables.

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Marilyn Monroe

Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.

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