Paul Harvey Quotes


Best 45 Quotes by Paul Harvey – Page 1 of 2

“A policeman must know everything – and not tell. He must know where all the sin is and not partake.”

“Breath is perhaps the first thing we have in life. It's how we measure the starting of life and it's how we measure the ending of life.”

“Communism has defeated itself everywhere except... in American colleges.”

“Delay is a luxury which people with right-now cancers cannot afford.”

“Dependency arguments often come from elites – either aid agencies or governments – and say something about attitudes to poor people.”

“Each generation imagines that we're all going to hell. Each generation goes through a little hell and comes out heat tempered and better than before.”

“Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote.”

“Ever since I made tomorrow my favorite day, I've been uncomfortable looking back.”

“Every pessimist who ever lived has been buried in an unmarked grave. Tomorrow has always been better than today, and it always will be.”

“Fathers are men who give daughters away to other men who aren't nearly good enough... so they can have grandchildren who are smarter than anybody's.”

“For me, success is, during this early pilgrimage, to leave the woodpile a little higher than I found it.”

“Golf is a game in which you yell 'fore', shoot six, and write down five.”

“Growth is the process of responding positively to change.”

“I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.”

“I have never seen a monument erected to a pessimist.”

“I hope someday to have so much of what the world calls success, that people will ask me, "What's your secret?" and I will tell them, "I just get up again when I fall down.”

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“I don't wish anybody ill, I really don't. I've got a lot of faults, but I was never jealous or envious or... it's a waste of time.”

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“I just get up again when I fall down.”

“I was never one who sought to make the small man tall by cutting off the legs of a giant. I wanted to drag no man down to my size. Only to preserve a way of life which might make it possible for me, one day, to elevate myself until I at least partly matched his size.”

“If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?”

“If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of ten it will.”

“If we cannot count on ourselves to do the right thing how can we count on anyone or anything else? Self-government won't work without self-discipline.”

“If you don't live it, you don't believe it.”

“If you found yourself in a situation where you could either save a drowning man, or you could take a Pulitzer prize winning photograph of him drowning, what shutter speed and setting would you use?”

“In small towns as well as large, good people outnumber bad people by 100 to 1. In big towns the 100 are nervous. But in small towns, it's the one.”

“In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.”

“It was self-serving politicians who convinced recent generations of Americans that we could all stand in a circle with our hands in each other’s pockets and somehow get rich.”

“Like what you do. If you don't like it, do something else.”

“Luck is a word used to describe the success of people you don't like.”

“Man — despite his artistic pretensions, his sophistication, and his many accomplishments — owes his existence to a six inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.”

“Oh, things always get better. Tomorrow will always be better. Just think about it, is there any time in history in which you'd rather live than now?”

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“I'm flattered by the fact that most people tell me they don't know what my politics are.”

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