The best Quotes by Robert Orben

The best Quotes by Robert Orben

Robert Orben (March 4, 1927 – February 2, 2023) was an American professional comedy writer and magician. He wrote multiple books on comedy, mostly collections of gags and "one-liners" originally written for his newsletter, Orben's Current Comedy, and also wrote books for magicians. Later, Orben moved into politics, and in 1973 he became head speechwriter to Vice President Gerald R. Ford. Orben died at a nursing home in Alexandria, Virginia, on February 2, 2023, at the age of 95.

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
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Time flies. It's up to you to be the navigator.
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Do your kids a favor - don't have any.
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Washington is a place where politicians don't know which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down.
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There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all.
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Our Constitution works; our great republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.
Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
I had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am.
History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion.
If believing in yourself and going after what you want in life and realising your worth is ruthless and selfish, then I'm definitely ruthless and selfish.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is the best.
My dad always told me, "I don't care what you do. Just aim to be the best at it. Even if it's the world's best window cleaner."
Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas
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Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
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Making money isn't hard in itself. What's hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one's life to.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
Elijah Mikaelson in The Originals - Season 1 Episode 8
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your heart you begin to understand... there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend. Some hurts that go too deep, that have taken hold.
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But time is life itself, and life resides in the human heart.
Michael Ende in Momo - und die grauen Herren
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When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that you'll never get back. Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone is your time.
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As a native Washingtonian, I am well aware that childhood obesity is a real problem in our nation's capital.
The Washington Bullets are changing their name. They don't want their team to be associated with crime. From now on, they'll just be known as the Bullets.
I call Washington "the city of the perishable".
Nancy Pelosi (as Speaker of the US House of Representatives)
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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