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Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
John F. Kennedy
Do not let Sunday be taken from you. If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
Not everyone can be an orphan.
Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.
Lady Bird Johnson
I feel akin to the Platypus. An orphan in a family. A swimmer, a recluse. Part bird, part fish, part lizard.
I was a hot-dog stand lady, I was an orphan housemother, I was a waitress 3 or 4 times. All of those jobs did not have good bosses. They basically told you what to do, when to do and when to hop. And I just didn't like that very much.
Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form.
For me, in general, it's always about the material. Obviously, it's about the material and hoping that someone wants to hire me for a job, too, but I've certainly seen films like 'Orphan' and movies like that where I know that if I had had the opportunity to read that script or had an opportunity to do it, I would have wanted to do it.
If you know anything about James Whitcomb Riley, you know that Little Orphan Annie is one of the most fantastic characters who ever lived in America before Charlie Chaplin.
A woman always has her man, but the man unconsciously leans on his roots, his heritage. He feels like an orphan without his parents.
We did a show called The Orphan Train, during the depression, when families didn't have enough money to support their children, they'd put them on the train and hope someone would pick them up who had enough money to support their children.
The one phrase you can use is that success has a thousand fathers, and failure is an orphan.
Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.
If I lose show business - I'll really be an orphan!
This country owes them all a debt of gratitude. The down payment on that debt is making sure that we live up to Lincoln's charge: to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan.
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic when you don't... you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother's son.
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