The best Quotes by Pearl Bailey

The best Quotes by Pearl Bailey

Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990) was an American actress, singer and author.

A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.
You must change in order to survive.
You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself.
We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us - not our effects on others.

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Philadelphia is a hard working city. It's a blue-collar city and we tend to think that's the type of team we have. We got tough guys everywhere, we have guys who give it up for each other everywhere.
Nick Sirianni - January 2023, on the Eagles' NFC title
Philadelphia, baby. You're gonna love it. Best sports fans in the world. Actually the worst, but that's what makes 'em the best.
Stanley Sugerman in Hustle
In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents?
You can leave Philadelphia, but it will never leave you.
In England, they drive on the left side of the road.
In Pennsylvania we drive on what's left of the road.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Pennsylvania - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Remember, with great power. comes great responsibility!
Uncle Ben in Spider-Man
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You should know that all power comes at a price. For every bit of power you gain, so too do you gain more responsibility.
4
There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.
38
Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them.
8
You might be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper.
Grim Reaper in Bill & Ted - Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
3
A wise king never seeks out war, but he must always be ready for it.
Odin in Thor
3
It is not the strong or the smart that survive, but the ones who can bring about change.
Celestia Ludenberg in Danganronpa
If you don't change with the times, the times are going to change you.
Simba: "Looks like the winds are changing."
Rafiki: "Change is good."
Simba: "Yeah, but it's not easy."
29
It's the way it works: Love plus time minus distance equals hate.
1
Finding someone you love and who loves you back is a wonderful, wonderful feeling. But finding a true soul mate is an even better feeling. A soul mate is someone who understands you like no other, loves you like no other, will be there for you forever, no matter what. They say that nothing lasts forever, but I am a firm believer in the fact that for some, love lives on even after we're gone.
59
Our fingerprints don't fade from the lifes of those we touch.
37
Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
6
Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
30
Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can't do something themselves, they want to tell you you can't do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
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Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.
12
I'm Starting to realize that people lack good mirrors. It's so hard for anyone to show us how we look, and so hard for us to show anyone how we feel.
9
The past is like a broken mirror, as you piece it together you cut yourself. Your image keeps shifting and you change with it.
6
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023

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