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Eager Beaver Quotes


"But I never get attracted to fans cause the eager beaver could be the collapse of a dam" - Drake

"With eager dragon-eyes;" - Robert Graves

"So eager for eternal damnation." - Stephenie Meyer

"Eager for bread and love." - Jack Kerouac

"The odd thing in this world is that an eager-beaver type, with no original ideas, who mimes those in authority above him right to the last twist of necktie and scrape of chin, always gets noticed. Gets selected. Rises." - Philip K Dick

"I was very excited about the idea that I could be an idealist, that I could be my age, the eager beaver who had hope in the justice system and the one who gets disappointed just like the audience." - Elisabeth Rohm

"Contrary to popular opinion, 'Leave it to Beaver' was not a documentary." - Stephanie Coontz

"[Footnote:] To give the Beaver his due, he does things because he has to do them, not because he believes that hard work per se will somehow make him a better Beaver - the Beaver may be dumb, but he is not that dumb! The Beaver was made to gnaw, and gnaw he does. There you have him in a nutshell." - Will Cuppy

"The Germans, a race eager for war." - Seneca the Younger

"The bitter clamor of two eager tongues." - William Shakespeare

"Are you so eager to destroy us?" - Robert Jordan

"Do not be eager for things above." - Sri Aurobindo

"Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager." - Susan Sontag

"The place looks like where David Lynch would meet Beaver Cleaver's mom for secret afternoons of bondage and milkshakes." - Richard Kadrey

"A beaver is about like the ninjas the suckers only work at night and they're hard to find." - Si Robertson

"There are many stages to a man's life. In the first stage, he is young and eager, like a beaver. In the second stage, he wants to build things, like dams, and maybe chew down some trees. In the third stage, he feels trapped, and then "skinned." I'm not sure what the fourth stage is." - Jack Handey

"I had one guy pretend to be me, go to a hotel room, and tell the people at the front desk that it was me, and then he went in and stole all of our luggage. There's always that eager beaver that wants to be a part of the team and comes off as a sticky fly." - Les Claypool

"Arouse in the other person an eager want." - Dale Carnegie

"All eager-lipped I kissed the mouth of Death." - Gwendolyn B. Bennett

"We never listen when we are eager to speak." - Louise von Francois

"Wishes are thoughts vibrant with life and eager for action." - Mary Martin

"When a man's Willing and eager, god joins in." - Aeschylus

"When a man's willing and eager, the gods join in." - Aeschylus

"We were eager to have done and trusted to luck." - Friedrich Holderlin

"When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in." - Aeschylus

"When a man's willing and eager the god's join in." - Aeschylus

"So eager are our people to obliterate the present." - Franz Kafka

"We are eager to believe that others are flawed because we are eager to believe in what we wish for." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The Quaker loves an ample brim, A hat that bows to no salaam; And dear the beaver is to him As if it never made a dam." - Thomas Hood

"I'm not big on the Beavers right now, I know David Pollack is big on the Beavers, he's sipping that Beaver juice." - Desmond Howard

"When I was a kid and the other kids were home watching "Leave it to Beaver," my father and step-mother were marching me off to the library." - Oprah Winfrey

"The beaver told the rabbit as they stared at the Hoover Dam: No, I didn't build it myself, but it's based on an idea of mine" - Charles Hard Townes

"Save a tree, eat a beaver." - Zac Hanson

"Save a tree. Eat a beaver." - Anonymous

"'Leave It to Beaver,' which ran from 1957 until 1963, was one of the strangest, sweetest, most distinctive domestic sitcoms of television's celebrated Golden Age." - Tom Shales

"There's right and there's wrong. You got to do one or the other. You do the one and you're living. You do the other and you may be walking around, but you're dead as a beaver hat." - John Wayne

"We tiptoed the tops of beaver dams, hopped hummocks, went wading, looked at spring flowers, tried to catcha snake, got lost and found. How fine it was to move at a meandery, child's pace." - David Sobel

"Five thousand years have added no improvement to the hive of the bee, nor to the house of the beaver; but look at the habitations and the achievements of men!" - Charles Caleb Colton

"Body hair. You know when you're swimming as a kid and you want to crawl on your dad? None of us went anywhere near him. 'My god, a beaver! Everyone out of the pool!" - Jon Stewart

"I was born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, in 1917, May the 28th. So you can figure that out; that's a long ways off. Oh, I've been around a long time." - Papa John Creach

"In college, a group of guys labelled me a "righteous little beaver." Again, I was slightly pissed because it seemed offensive and misdirected, but when I learned that beavers swim upstream, I realized that maybe it was fitting after all." - Amy Richards

"It's a game everybody plays. If you see a man with a beard and holler "Beaver!" it's five points. And if you see a man with a moustache, it's onlI three points." - Gracie Allen

"I was busier than a beaver in a coffee lake." - Scott Adams

"To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides." - Dennis Banks

"Canada has two emblems - the beaver and the maple." - John W Dawson

"The mission of men there seems to be, like so many busy demons, to drive the forest all out of the country, from every solitary beaver swamp and mountain-side, as soon as possible." - Henry David Thoreau

"Revisiting 'Leave It to Beaver,' and seeing it in the pristine visual clarity of digital restoration, are mood-altering if not quite mind-altering experiences, very much for the better." - Tom Shales

"Beaver do better work than the Corps of Engineers." - Mike Todd

"Here are lips of flame eager to be extinguished by love's liquid sigh." - Aberjhani

"...the indispensable requirement for a good newspaperman - as eager to tell a lie as the truth." - Norman Mailer

"God is more eager to answer than we are to ask." - Smith Wigglesworth

"Let us be eager to leave what is familiar for what is true." - Francis Chan

"Tolerance is the eager and glad acceptance of the way along which others seek the truth." - Walter Besant

"Be observing constantly. Stay open-minded. Be eager to learn and improve." - John Wooden

"The more incompetent one feels, the more eager he is to fight." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"There will always be critics eager to fashion opinions for the lazy and incapable." - John Cage

"He tires betimes that spurs too fast betimes; With eager feeding food doth choke the feeder." - William Shakespeare

"We are to live in eager expectation of our heavenly inheritance." - Matt Redman

"Of plants tomatoes seemed the most human, eager and fragile and prone to rot." - John Updike

"Perhaps no other year before or since 1984 has been awaited with such eager anticipation." - Arthur C Clarke

"He touch'd the tender stops of various quills, With eager thought warbling his Doric lay." - John Milton

"Don't be too eager to grow up. It ain't as much fun as it looks" - John Marston

"Politicians will pander to special-interest groups eager to gain at the public expense." - Donald J. Boudreaux

"If the mind is intensely eager, everything can be accomplished-mountains can be crumbled into atoms." - Swami Vivekananda

"Thou knowst the oer-eager vehemence of youth,How quick in temper, and in judgement weak." - Homer

"Beyond his strength no man can fight, although he be eager." - Homer

"I'm an advocate for change and eager to break a little glass when needed," - Ursula Burns

"Be eager in your desires but humbly patient in their accomplishment." - Mary MacKillop

"I'm an advocate for change and eager to break a little glass when needed," - Ursula Burns

"I have just discovered the truth, and can't understand why everybody isn't eager to hear it." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"God is more eager to forgive us than we are to be forgiven." - James Bryan Smith

"He touch'd the tender stops of various quills, With eager thought warbling his Doric lay." - John Milton

"The majesty That from man's soul looks through his eager eyes." - William Morris

"Curiosity is a willing, a proud, an eager confession of ignorance." - S. Leonard Rubinstein

"An upstart is a sparrow eager to be betrothed to a hornbill." - Proverbs

"The boy was dead eager, which could soon lead to plain dead." - Robert Jordan

"A satyagrahi, whilst he is ever ready to fight, must be equally eager for peace." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Most contemporary philosophers are conservative and eager to keep their jobs." - Mario Bunge

"The grand highway is crowded w/lovers & searchers & leavers so eager to please & forget. Wilderness." - Jim Morrison

"This is my knife. It is very sharp and very eager to hurt you." - Daniel Handler

"Insanity hovered close at hand, like an eager waiter at an expensive restaurant." - Arundhati Roy

"Friendly people are caring people, eager to provide encouragement and support when needed most." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"Death was the ultimate power and I his eager, willing apprentice." - Susan Kay

"If I'm not working on something, I'm eager to work on something because it's so gratifying." - Chris Van Allsburg

"If boomers were always looking to shock, millennials are eager to share." - Nancy Gibbs

"The newer people of this modern age are more eager to amass than to realize." - Rabindranath Tagore

"I was very, very eager to work. It's just the way I am." - Phoebe Philo

"The stalwart soul has the will to live and is eager for the race." - Taylor Caldwell

"Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals." - Edward Thorndike

"I'm not very eager to sit and look at my films all the time." - Werner Herzog

"I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity." - Bryant H Mcgill

"I was as eager a writer as I was a reader." - Sherwood Smith

"Men are eager to tread underfoot what they have once too much feared." - Lucretius

"Some men are so eager for success that they are even willing to work for it." - Evan Esar

"Life is the thing-the song of life- The eager plow, the thirsty knife!" - Conrad Aiken

"The world is not checking in with us to see what skills we've picked up, what idea we've concocted, what dreams we carry in our hearts. When a job opens, whether it's in the chorus line or on the assembly line, it goes to the person standing there. It goes to the eager beaver the boss sees when he looks up from his work: the pint-sized kid standing at the basketball court on the playground waiting for one of the older boys to head home. "Hey, kid, wanna play?"" - Chris Matthews

"Becoming yourself is really hard and confusing, and it's a process," she said in her speech. "I was completely the eager beaver in school, I was the girl in the front of the class who was the first person to put her hand up, and it's often not cool to be the person that puts themself out there, and I've often gotten teased mercilessly, but I found that ultimately if you truly pour your heart into what you believe in - even if it makes you vulnerable - amazing things can and will happen." - Emma Watson

"There are a lot of people who are eager to assign blame. I think we're [USA] eager to try and find some solutions. One thing that would help would be comprehensive immigration reform legislation." - Josh Earnest

"Any business or industry that pays equal rewards to its goof-off and its eager beavers sooner or later will find itself with more goof-offs than eager beavers." - Mick Delaney

"Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration's shove or society's kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It's all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager." - Susan Sontag

"I have no doubt concerning that Supreme Goodness, who is so eager to share His blessings, or of that everlasting love which makes Him more eager to bestow perfection on us than we are to receive it." - Saint Ignatius

"People are eager to comment on something when they themselves are not in the situation of doing it." - Mencius

"Isn't it funny how the people least impacted by tragedy are the most eager to move on?" - Lisa Unger

"Lazy people always work harder than anyone else; they're so eager to get through and lie down again." - Dagmar Godowsky

"The reason there's so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it." - Frank Howard Clark

"Be as eager to break your own will as the thirsty stag is to drink of the refreshing waters." - Paul of the Cross

"What a lady says to an eager lover he may write in the wind, or in running water." - Ovid

"When we are eager to be shy and humble about our accomplishments, we lose confidence in our abilities." - Claire Shipman

"So eager to die are you? (Zakar) Not particularly, but I'd rather go down clubbing Kessar than from boredom. (Kat)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"The human mind is generally far more eager to praise or dispraise than it is to describe and define." - C S Lewis

"What a woman says to an eager lover, write it on running water, write it on air." - Catullus

"Satisfaction, even after one has dined well, is not so interesting and eager a feeling as hunger." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"The insect-youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the honied spring, And float amid the liquid noon!" - Thomas Gray

"The public is a monster and that is why I am not eager to return to the stage." - Maria Callas

"I've never heard of a man being so eager to confess to the parent of a girl he's just ruined" - Lisa Kleypas

"Funny, that no matter where you are in the world, there's always someone eager to help you destroy yourself." - James St James

"Live each day with an open ear toward heaven, eager to respond to any whisper from God." - Bill Hybels

"The Republican Party seems just as eager as the Democrats to pronounce their voters as extreme kooks." - Rush Limbaugh

"I think we're much more eager to know about our parents than we were in the seventies." - Francine du Plessix Gray

"As much as I care about historical context - I'm very eager to read a really great historical account." - Jonathan Lethem

"A sort of gulpy, gurgly, plobby, squishy, wofflesome sound, like a thousand eager men drinking soup in a foreign restaurant." - P G Wodehouse

"What a woman says to an eager lover, write it on running water, write it on air." - Gaius Valerius Catullus

"I have never observed that the religious are more eager to die than the rest of us poor mortals." - H. Rider Haggard

"The market-place, the eager love of gain, Whose aim is vanity, and whose end is pain!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"She was sensible and clever, but eager in everything; her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation." - Jane Austen

"Seizing on a piece of business, I become tiny, eager, efficient: roiled water I cannot see into." - James Richardson

"Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts." - Charles Maurice De Talley

"If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search." - John Templeton

"Kids are always open to anything. It's very rare that a kid isn't extremely eager to make you happy." - Wes Anderson

"People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about." - Anton Chekhov

"The reason there's so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it." - Frank A Clark

"By welcoming eager, talented workers, we expand America's potential for growth, and our competitive culture of invention and possibility." - Ron Conway

"Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions." - Phyllis Schlafly

"The man of petty ambition if invited to dinner will be eager to be set next his host." - Theophrastus

"You want people to be eager for your book; the downside is when the people forget the series even exists." - George R R Martin

"In my early days, I was eager to learn and to do things, and therefore I learned quickly." - Sitting Bull

"I was young and so eager to make some money as well as get exposed and show my talent." - Young Buck

"Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts." - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

"The kindergarten children are confident in spirit, infinite in resources, and eager to learn. Everything is still possible." - Robert Fulghum

"And strangely enoughthe only emotion I ever feel, is what the beaver must feel, as he bears each stick to his hidden construction, which creates the tranquil pond and gives the mallards somewhere to paddle, and the pair of swans a place to conceal their young" - Billy Collins

"We attempt to remember our collective American childhood, the way it was, but what we often remember is a combination of real past, pieces reshaped by bitterness and love, and, of course, the video past-the portrayals of family life on such television programs as "Leave it to Beaver" and "Father Knows Best" and all the rest." - Richard Louv

"The beaver, which has come to represent Canada as the eagle does the United States and the lion Britain, is a flat-tailed, slow-witted, toothy rodent known to bite off it's own testicles or to stand under its own falling trees." - June Callwood

"And if you don't see the articles, I will bust you in your fuckin' beaver teeth." - Riley Martin

"We know what the animals do, what are the needs of the beaver, the bear, the salmon, and other creatures, because long ago men married them and acquired this knowledge from their animal wives. Today the priests say we lie, but we know better." - Proverbs

"A child's hope is that your father comes riding in on that white stallion and saves them. You can't make somebody love you the way you want them to love you, it's not a Leave it to Beaver type world. This isn't television. Life's a lot more cruel than that." - Jake Roberts

"I'm at a little loss in terms of my Leave It To Beaver expertise, since I never watched an episode of the show - so the cast in the pilot could have been Martians or they could have been the regular cast for all I know." - Harry Shearer

"Nerves and butterflies are fine - they're a physical sign that you're mentally ready and eager. You have to get the butterflies to fly in formation, that's the trick." - Steve Bull

"If I win several tournaments in a row, I get so confident I'm in a cloud. A loss gets me eager again." - Chris Evert

"I see men ordinarily more eager to discover a reason for things than to find out whether the things are so." - Michel De Montaigne

"Men love their ideas more than their lives. And the more preposterous the idea, the more eager they are to die for it. And to kill for it." - Edward Abbey



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