Allen Klein quote

"A little perspective, like a little humor, goes a long way."

Allen Klein

Born: April 26, 1938

Occupation: Speaker, Author

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Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor,...

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Research has shown that people who volunteer often live longer.

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A little perspective, like a little humor, goes a long way.

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When times get tough, at some point, people instinctively know they need to lighten up in order to get through it.

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Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger.

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Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.

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It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.

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Zen teaches that once we can open up to the inevitability of our demise, we can begin to transform that situation and lighten up about it.

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Laughter can help relieve tension in even the heaviest of matters.

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To a child, often the box a toy came in is more appealing than the toy itself.

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Humor can help you cope with the unbearable so that you can stay on the bright side of things until the bright side actually comes along.

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I contend that not only can you laugh at adversity, but it is essential to do so if you are to deal with setbacks without defeat.

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Now, a recent study from cardiologists at the University of Maryland, has shown that laughter may have a beneficial effect on the heart.

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The tragedy of September 11th was so sudden, so enormous, and so horrendous, both in terms of lives lost and global consequences, that this country and the world went into immediate and prolonged shock.

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Advertisers also know that humor can help bond us to their product.

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Laughter, and the broader category of humor, are key elements in helping us go on with our life after a loss.

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The studies indicate that focusing our attention on someone else, takes our mind off of our own problems. We stay healthier and thereby live longer.

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When we are dealing with death we are constantly being dragged down by the event: Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.

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And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center, a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was, not just damaged but, totally destroyed.

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A sense of humor is great - it goes a long, long way in a marriage.

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A little bit of this town goes a very long way.

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When you're trying to create a career as a writer, a little delusional thinking goes a long way.

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George Bernard Shaw

A child hasn't a grown-up person's appetite for affection. A little of it goes a long way with them; and they like a good imitation of it better than the real thing, as every nurse knows.

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Charles D. Hayes

Of course, peer pressure has a strong positive component. It provides the social cohesion that allows the very development of communal affiliation. But peer power as an extrinsic force is a lot like radiation:...

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Dean Koontz

Too much mystery is merely an annoyance. Too much adventure is exhausting. And a little terror goes a long way.

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A little bit of this town goes a very long way. After five days in Vegas you feel like you've been here for five years.

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Jenny Holzer

A little knowledge can go a long way.

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Logan Lerman

One thing a girl has to have is a good sense of a humor. I'm a really laid back guy who can find humor in just about anything, so my girlfriend would need to be a little like that too. She doesn't have...

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David Sedaris

I've always had a way with the little people, making it a point to humor them without looking down my nose at their wasted empty lives.

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James Dobson

Ain is a marvelous purifier... It is not necessary to beat the child into submission; a little bit of pain goes a long way for a young child. However, the spanking should be of sufficient magnitude to...

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Jerry Spinelli

If you start by hating one or two people, you won't be able to stop. Pretty soon you'll hate a hundred people." "A zillion?" "Even a zillion. A little hatred goes a long, long way. It grows and grows....

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Jeffrey Eugenides

If you think of even Tolstoy or a book like 'Anna Karenina,' you go from character to character, and each section is from the third person perspective of a different character, so you get to see the whole...

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Max Irons

Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It's like medicine - very healing.

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Bryan Cranston

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Roald Dahl

A little magic can take you a long way.

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A little bit of attention can go a long way.

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