quote by J. Frank Dobie

A man from Iowa or Illinois will say 'I'm from the Middle West'..a Georgian or a Mississipian may admit to being merely a Southerner...but no Texan, given the opportunity, ever said otherwise than 'I'm from Texas'.

— J. Frank Dobie

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Middling quote The Past is where you learned the Lesson. The Future is where you apply the Less

The Past is where you learned the Lesson. The Future is where you apply the Lesson. Don't give up in the middle. http…

The middle of the road is all of the usable surface.

The extremes, right and left, are in the gutters.

Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity.

From discord find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Middling quote All change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.

All change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.

Western culture is what is at risk from immigration from the Middle East.

When there is no middle class, and the poor greatly exceed in number, troubles arise, and the state soon comes to an end.

It became the middle finger I couldn’t raise in PR photographs.

The mustache became my silent last word in the verbal battles I was losing with higher headquarters on rules, targets, and fighting the war.

Middling quote Change is hard at the beginning, messy in the middle, gorgeous at the end.

Change is hard at the beginning, messy in the middle, gorgeous at the end.

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My girlfriend has the greatest story as to why she isn't religious anymore.

When she was a kid, like 12 years old, her parents nailed a 25 pound crucifix to the wall right above her bed. About two weeks later, in the middle of the night, the crucifix falls off the wall and leaves a two inch gash in the back of her dad's head.

Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.

Our movement took a grip on cowardly Marxism and from it extracted the meaning of socialism. It also took from the cowardly middle-class parties their nationalism. Throwing both into the cauldron of our way of life there emerged, as clear as a crystal, the synthesis -- German National Socialism.

Middling quote In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.

We are just a speck, on a speck, orbiting a speck, in the corner of a speck, in the middle of nowhere.

Our movement took a grip on cowardly Marxism and from it extracted the meaning of socialism. It also took from the cowardly middle-class parties their nationalism. Throwing both into the cauldron of our way of life there emerged, as clear as a crystal, the synthesis -- German National Socialism.

The church of Jesus needs to wake up from the exile of passivity and embrace liminality and adventure or continue to remain a religious ghetto for culturally co-opted, fearful, middle-class folk.

Middling quote Dont compare your beginning to someone elses middle.

Dont compare your beginning to someone elses middle.

Mediocrity is my biggest fear. I'm not afraid of total failure because I don't think that will happen. I'm not afraid of success because that beats the hell out of failure. It's being in the middle that scares me.

We so seldom understand each other. But if understanding is neither here nor there, and the universe is infinite, then understand that no matter where we go we will always be smack dab in the middle of nowhere. All we can do is share some piece of ourselves, and hope that it’s remembered. Hope that we meant something to someone

Starting in the middle of a musical sentence and moving in both directions at once.

Middling quote Don't compare your beginning to someone else's middle.

Don't compare your beginning to someone else's middle.

You're going to come across a lot of shitty band, and a lot of shitty people.

And if anyone of those people call you names beacause of what you look like or they don't accept you for who you are, I want you to look right at that motherf*****, stick up your middle finger, and scream F*** YOU!

You will never see the end, if you give up in the middle

Always keep a big bottle of booze at your side.

If a bird starts talking nonsense to you in the middle of the night pour yourself a stiff drink.

The heaven is spherical in shape, and moves as a sphere;

the earth too is sensibly spherical in shape, when taken as a whole; in position it lies in the middle of the heavens very much like its center; in size and distance it has the ratio of a point to the sphere of the fixed stars; and it has no motion from place to place.

The secret of life is to let every segment of it produce its own yield at its own pace. Every period has something new to teach us. The harvest of youth is achievement; the harvest of middle-age is perspective; the harvest of age is wisdom; the harvest of life is serenity.

I can destroy a dance floor. I think life should be a musical. I always hate it when people watch a musical and they go, 'Oh, it's so unrealistic, no one just breaks into song in the middle of their day.' Yeah, they do- if they're me.

Here's flowers for you; Hot lavender, mints, savoury, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun And with him rises weeping: these are flowers Of middle summer, and I think they are given To men of middle age.

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Racial, globalist free markets hasn't worked for everybody in America - hasn't worked for at least the white working, or lower middle class in America don't perceive that it has worked very well for them. It hasn't served everybody, and a bit of protectionism - for many American voters - seems like quite an attractive thing.

My philosophy is such that I am not going to vote against the oppressed.

I have been oppressed, and so I am always going to have avote for the oppressed, regardless of whether that oppressed is black or white or yellow or the people of the Middle East, or what. I have that feeling.

By May, 1st, 1937, there should not be one single church left within the borders of Soviet Russia, and the idea of God will have been banished from the Soviet Union as a remnant of the Middle Ages, which has been used for the purpose of oppressing the working classes.

If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected - those, precisely, who need the law's protection most! - and listens to their testimony.

With regard to performance, commitment, effort, dedication, there is no middle ground. Or you do something very well or not at all.

...in the middle of Little Italy little did we know that we riddled some middleman who didn't do diddily

The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything, and the young know everything.

According to this view, democracy is a product of western culture, and it cannot be applied to the Middle East which has a different cultural, religious, sociological and historical background.

I believe the very best money is made at the market turns.

Everyone says you get killed trying to pick tops and bottoms and you make all your money by playing the trend in the middle. Well for twelve years I have been missing the meat in the middle but I have made a lot of money at tops and bottoms.

I could stand in the middle Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn't lose any voters.

People talk about the middle of the road as though it were unacceptable.

Actually, all human problems, excepting morals, come into the gray areas. Things are not all black and white. There have to be compromises. The middle of the road is all of the usable surface. The extremes, right and left, are in the gutters.

What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age.

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