What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

— Pearl Bailey

The most authentic Pearl Bailey quotes that will transform you to a better person

You never find yourself until you face the truth.

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I never really look for anything. What God throws my way comes. I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my feet, I go.

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Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be the first.

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A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.

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The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

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The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one's self. All sin is easy after that.

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You cannot belong to anyone else until you belong to yourself.

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There is a way to look at the past. Don't hide from it. It will not catch you -- if you don't repeat it.

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People see God every day, they just don't recognize Him.

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There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent.

With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.

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My kitchen is a mystical place, a kind of temple for me.

It is a place where the surfaces seem to have significance, where the sounds and odors carry meaning that transfers from the past and bridges to the future.

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Do not worry about whether or not the sun will rise. Be prepared to enjoy it.

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About Pearl Bailey

Quotes 35 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.

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There is a way to look at the past. Don't hide from it. It will not catch you if you don't repeat it.

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To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil.

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There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.

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There is a period of life when we swallow knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.

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I don't like to say that my kitchen is a religious place, but I would say that if I were a voodoo priestess, I would conduct my rituals there.

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The fact is that it takes more than ingredients and technique to cook a good meal. A good cook puts something of himself into the preparation - he cooks with enjoyment, anticipation, spontaneity, and he is willing to experiment.

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When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements.

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I tell stories to music and, thank God, in tune.

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The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.

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Children, you must remember something.

A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.

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I discuss humanity and not races.

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Sometimes you think the whole world is falling, and it's only yourself that's leaning.

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I see their souls, and I hold them in my hands, and because I love them they weigh nothing.

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Sometimes I would almost rather have people take away years of my life than take away a moment.

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How can you give a man a room in a house and not let him come through the front door?

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The way we're going to get to understanding is for each man to open his heart and open his mind and look in himself as he looks at his neighbor.

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Fate carries its own clock.

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I never ask myself how I do what I do. After all, how does it rain?

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You can taste a word.

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The deed of love is stronger than words

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I hate labels, and I wear no labels. When a man has to put something around his neck and say I am, he isn't.

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