Pearl Bailey Quotes

Most popular Pearl Bailey Quotes

We must change in order to survive.

change

You must change in order to survive.
— Pearl Bailey

change

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
— Pearl Bailey
You can taste a word. That's food for thought.

words

You never find yourself until you face the truth.

advisory truth

Some of the biggest failures I ever had were successes.

failure

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
— Pearl Bailey
Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be first.
— Pearl Bailey

charity

Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence.

hunger

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

audiences

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

history

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

know yourself

Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible.
— Pearl Bailey

inspirational ideas

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.

ambition

There are two kinds of talents, 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.
— Pearl Bailey

talent

There are two kinds of talent, man-make 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.

talent