50+ Best Paul Harvey Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Paul Harvey Aurandt, better known as Paul Harvey, was a conservative American radio broadcaster for ABC News Radio. He broadcast News and Comment on weekday mornings and mid-days and at noon on Saturdays, as well as his famous The Rest of the Story segments. Profoundly inspirational Paul Harvey quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Paul Harvey Quotes

Golf is a game in which you yell ‘fore,’ shoot six, and write down five. – Paul Harvey

It was self-serving politicians who convinced recent generations of Americans that we could all stand in a circle with our hands in each other’s pockets and somehow get rich. – Paul Harvey

Communism has defeated itself everywhere except… in American colleges. – Paul Harvey

I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is. – Paul Harvey

Dependency arguments often come from elites – either aid agencies or governments – and say something about attitudes to poor people. – Paul Harvey

The spirit of interdependence will not cost us more than it’s worth. On the steep slope ahead, holding hands is necessary. And it just might be that we can learn to enjoy it. – Paul Harvey

The only ones to get hurt on a roller coaster are the jumpers. – Paul Harvey

If you found yourself in a situation where you could either save a drowning man, or you could take a Pulitzer prize winning photograph of him drowning, what shutter speed and setting would you use? – Paul Harvey

The breath is seen to be the key between the emotional state, the mental state and physical state. It is perhaps the most important tool, and it’s one whose importance is underestimated in the West. – Paul Harvey

I just get up again when I fall down. – Paul Harvey

Breath is perhaps the first thing we have in life. It’s how we measure the starting of life and it’s how we measure the ending of life. – Paul Harvey

Tomorrow has always been better than today, and it always will be. – Paul Harvey

Oh, things always get better. Tomorrow will always be better. Just think about it . . . is there any time in history in which you’d rather live than now? – Paul Harvey

Mr. President, I love you, but you’re wrong. (To Richard Nixon, on the Vietnam War) – Paul Harvey

In small towns as well as large, good people outnumber bad people by 100 to 1. In big towns the 100 are nervous. But in small towns, it’s the one. – Paul Harvey

When Dr. Manner reported on the total remission of breast cancer in lab animals (Using ‘Laetrile in conjunction with vitamins and enzymes’)…, ACS President, Ben Byrd, criticised (him) for making his announcement in public, and said such announcements should be made only in a proper scientific forum. – Paul Harvey

Yoga is a product of Eastern thought. A further complication is that the early Yoga teachers were both Indian and Hindu. So from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s the Yoga teachers who came across were as interested in Hinduism as in Yoga. Often what we were being taught was a mixture of two different systems. – Paul Harvey

Stay in your seat come times of trouble. Its only people who jump off the roller coaster who get hurt. – Paul Harvey

When people come to Yoga, they are perhaps coming to it at the end of a long series of alternatives, and they’re looking for something that’s going to act very quickly. But Yoga is not a quick answer. – Paul Harvey

When your outgo exceeds your income, the upshot may be your downfall. – Paul Harvey

All my life I wanted to play golf like Jack Nicklaus, and now I do. – Paul Harvey

Everything you use in a modern life style has to be made using a tool of some sort. – Paul Harvey

Paul Harvey was the most listened to man in the history of radio. … There is no one who will ever come close to him. – Paul Harvey

My own interest in Yoga came from a vague understanding of Indian thought and Indian philosophy in the late sixties and early seventies and from looking at the idea of meditation and at what meditation was. – Paul Harvey

I have never seen a monument erected to a pessimist. – Paul Harvey

For me the breath really is the tool which allows you to understand what’s happening on the mental level and what’s happening on the emotional level, and it also allows you to measure what’s happening on a physical level. – Paul Harvey

Yoga aims to bring about a situation where the mind is quieter and more effective. It’s not only about relaxation, it’s also about improving our energy. It’s about making us more decisive and at the same time better able to judge a situation clearly. – Paul Harvey

But, as all scientists know, there is a time lag of 12 to 18 months between the time a manuscript is submitted and the time it is published in a scientific journal. – Paul Harvey

If we cannot count on ourselves to do the right thing how can we count on anyone or anything else? Self-government won’t work without self-discipline. – Paul Harvey

They have gun control in Cuba. They have universal health care in Cuba. So why do they want to come here? – Paul Harvey

In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these. – Paul Harvey

Man — despite his artistic pretensions, his sophistication, and his many accomplishments — owes his existence to a six inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains. – Paul Harvey

You can always tell when you are on the road to success; it’s uphill all the way. – Paul Harvey

We’ve drifted away from being fishers of men to being keepers of the aquarium. – Paul Harvey

Not everybody wants to call sin ‘sin’! Some call it mischief. Some call it rebellion. And hardly anybody can agree where we should draw the line. … Our courts are … trying to define pornography, yet moral law is very specific to any reader of God’s Word. – Paul Harvey

Growth is the process of responding positively to change. – Paul Harvey

The years don’t always add wisdom, but they do add perspective. – Paul Harvey

If ‘pro’ is the opposite of ‘con’ what is the opposite of ‘progress’? – Paul Harvey

If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of ten it will. – Paul Harvey

These things I wish for you-tough times and disappointment, hard work and happiness. To me, it’s the only way to appreciate life. – Paul Harvey

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals’ suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don’t vote. – Paul Harvey

If you don’t live it, you don’t believe it. – Paul Harvey

Fathers are men who give daughters away to other men who aren’t nearly good enough…so they can have grandchildren who are smarter than anybody’s. – Paul Harvey

Self Government won’t work without self discipline. – Paul Harvey

Luck is a word used to describe the success of people you don’t like. – Paul Harvey

The indignation of politicians is NOT a good measure of the gravity of any situation. – Paul Harvey

For me, success is, during this early pilgrimage, to leave the woodpile a little higher than I found it. – Paul Harvey

Each generation imagines that we’re all going to hell. Each generation goes through a little hell and comes out heat tempered and better than before. – Paul Harvey

Like what you do. If you don’t like it, do something else. – Paul Harvey

Life must always go on and Yoga is not about an escape from life. Yoga’s about a way of dealing with life more effectively; to be able to involve oneself with one’s family, one’s friends, one’s social commitments, one’s job and yet at the same time maintain one’s centre. – Paul Harvey

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