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Chasing Quotes

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You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Happiness

A discussion of philosophy is like a cat chasing its tail -
it may be an amusing diversion but
it has no chance for a satisfying conclusion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret to a joyful life is Simplicity -
saying NO to the latest this and the most glamorous that -
saying NO to chasing an overly-demanding career -
saying NO to the stressful demands upon your time and energy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

It was so cold today that I saw a dog chasing a cat,
and the dog was walking.
- Mickey Rivers

Christmas ... is not a date. It is a state of mind.
- Mary Ellen Chase

I don't want to play golf.
When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
- Rogers Hornsby

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A man's home is his wife's castle.
- Alexander Chase

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

All men are born equally free.
- Salmon P. Chase

To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
- Alexander Chase

The most imaginative people are the most credulous,
for them everything is possible.
- Alexander Chase

More and more people care about religious tolerance
as fewer and fewer care about religion.
- Alexander Chase

A laugh is a surprise.
And all humor is physical.
I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.
- Chevy Chase

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
- Marc Davis

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

My father taught me how to substitute realities.
- Mira Sorvino

My father wants me to be like my brother,
but I can't be.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

When did it become a problem to be a small businessman
and become successful? The small businessman -
like my father,
or like me?
- Glenn Beck

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.
The Father is a material being.
- Orson Pratt

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.
- Janis Joplin

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person,
he believed in me.
- Jim Valvano

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign
of weakness to show affection;
to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace,
and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.
- Agnes Smedley

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed.
They still want a mother and father in the very same house;
they want places to play.
- Beverly Cleary

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

My father taught me that the only way you can make
good at anything is to practice,
and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose

It is my feeling that Time ripens all things;
with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
- Francois Rabelais

I get whatever placidity I have from my father.
But my mother taught me how to take it on the chin.
- Norma Shearer

I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
- Orson Scott Card

I inherited that calm from my father,
who was a farmer.
You sow, you wait for good or bad weather,
you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.
- Miguel Indurain

I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle.
- Tatum O'Neal

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

My father and I have a very good relationship.
We always got along.
But I always scold him.
- Amy Sedaris

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
- Quentin Crisp

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard.
Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass";
"We're not raising grass," Dad would reply.
"We're raising boys".
- Harmon Killebrew

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts
catching up with Mother Nature.
- Harold Coffin

The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
- DeForest Kelley

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect,
not even my mother.
- Broderick Crawford

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

If my father had hugged me even once,
I'd be an accountant right now.
- Ray Romano

It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
- Kent Nerburn

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
- Simon Newcomb

I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life.
My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land.
- Chief Joseph

My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man.
He was a baker.
- Anthony Hopkins

I'm a father.
It isn't just my life any more.
I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or
seeing his father completely smashed.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

Thirteen, 13 children, and I love - I love them all.
And I think I've been a good father to all of them.
- Anthony Quinn

Being a father helps me be more responsible...
you see more things than you've ever seen.
- Kid Rock

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

I stopped loving my father a long time ago.
What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
- Anais Nin

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
- Michael Bergin

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.


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