Words matter. These are the best Beaver Quotes from famous people such as Yuval Noah Harari, Donald Rumsfeld, Elisabeth Rohm, Fred MacMurray, Daniel Mays, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
As beavers build dams and bees build hives, human beings have spears. Or take the high intelligence of human beings, the ability to make plans, to transmit information – that was also there before, but that, together with the tools, was not enough to make man special.
Reduce the number of lawyers. They are like beavers – they get in the middle of the stream and dam it up.
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.
I was born in Illinois, but I call Beaver Dam my home town. That’s where I graduated from high school and started what I thought was going to be a musical career.
My son and I discovered Parkland Walk with the Beavers, a gem of a trail from Highgate to Finsbury Park in north London.
Lawyers are like beavers: They get in the mainstream and dam it up.
Everything has changed in recent decades – the economy, technology, cultural attitudes, the demographics of the workforce, the role of women in society and the structure of the American family. It’s about time our laws caught up. We watch ‘Modern Family’ on television, but we’re still living by ‘Leave It To Beaver’ rules.
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.
There was such a lack of modern, recognizable role models for a young girl in the 1950s. I mean, ‘Leave It to Beaver’ didn’t speak to me. That’s why I latched on to music.
My parents were devoted. Civic minded. We had family counsels. Three of us children against two of them. We lived a ‘Leave It to Beaver’ time.
There are no ‘Leave It to Beaver’ families. Everybody’s family’s got that one nut that comes to the family reunion and you’re like, OK, that guy’s here.
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.
Our public portrayal of fathers has shifted during my life. TV fathers have ‘evolved’ from real people like Sheriff Andy Taylor, Beaver’s dad Ward Cleaver and Heathcliff ‘Cliff’ Huxtable, to cartoon dads like Homer Simpson and Seth MacFarlane’s caricatures in ‘American Dad!’ and ‘Family Guy.’
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.
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.
Of course, Mississippi participates in federal matching programs for everything from preserving the post-Civil War home of Jefferson Davis to beaver control.
Canada has two emblems – the beaver and the maple.
I have to tell you that June Cleaver had a job in ‘The New Leave It to Beaver.’ She did. Sure, she was a council woman. She went to work. She wasn’t a sit-at-home grandma. She went out, got a job.
‘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.
Canada was built on dead beavers.