Carol Channing quotes

  • Getting used to our blessings is one of the most important non-evil generators of human evil, tragedy and suffering.

  • Basically, as a kid I grew up to a lot of good music, and part of my appreciation for music, from being a small child, was appreciating Jamaican music.

  • An appreciation of words is so rare that everybody naturally thinks he possesses it, and this universal sentiment results in the misuse of a material whose beauty enriches the loving student beyond the dreams of avarice.

  • Communication is an offering. When you tell someone your truth, you must release your expectation of what the other person should do with it. They may thank you profusely, love you forever, argue with you, or ignore you. It doesn't matter. Of course we hope the gift will be received with appreciation and thanks. But if it isn't we must not dictate. We've done our part, and we must trust the universe to do the rest.

  • Laughter springs from the lawless part of our nature.

  • Your career, interests and relationships are important, but they are only important insofar as they lead you toward a deeper understanding of yourself. Otherwise, they are irrelevant.

  • What is the most important thing you could be working on in the world right now? ... And if you're not working on that, why aren't you?

  • Good isn't my thing but Sawyer's important to me. Please remember I've got my limits and you studying my mouth like you want a taste is pushing me dangerously close to the edge of those limits.

  • Once you get the right image the details aren't that important.

  • Of course education becomes very very important and that's for our human resource development.