Pearl Bailey Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Pearl Bailey quotes, Pearl Bailey sayings, and Pearl Bailey proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The first and worst of all, fraud is to cheat one's self. All sin is easy after that. Pearl Bailey
You cannot belong to anyone else until you belong to yourself. Pearl Bailey
There is a way to look at the past. Don't hide from it. It will not catch you -- if you don't repeat it. Pearl Bailey
You never find yourself until you face the truth. Pearl Bailey
The way we're going to get to understanding is for each man to open his heart and open his mind and look in himself as he looks at his neighbor. Pearl Bailey
You never find yourself until you face the truth. Pearl Bailey
Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence. Pearl Bailey
We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us - not our effects on others. Pearl Bailey
My kitchen is a mystical place, a kind of temple for me. It is a place where the surfaces seem to have significance, where the sounds and odors carry meaning that transfers from the past and bridges to the future. Pearl Bailey
There are two kinds of talent, 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
Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence. Pearl Bailey
To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil. Pearl Bailey
Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence. Pearl Bailey
What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork. Pearl Bailey
A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing. Pearl Bailey
The fact is that it takes more than ingredients and technique to cook a good meal. A good cook puts something of himself into the preparation—he cooks with enjoyment, anticipation, spontaneity, and he is willing to experiment. Pearl Bailey
A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive. Having been alive, it won't be so hard in the end to lie down and rest. Pearl Bailey
What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork. Pearl Bailey
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. Pearl Bailey
No one can figure out your worth but you. Pearl Bailey