Quotation Explorer - 'Act'

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. - Maya Angelou
Love impartially.Love incredibly.Love incessantly.Love impactfully. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You character and action will reveal your purpose. - Debasish Mridha
The great end of life is not knowledge but action. - Thomas H. Huxley
Live your life as a novel with a daring, awesome main character; otherwise you’re just there for comic relief. - Alexandra Bunker
One act of kindness teaches more about the love of Jesus than the words I speak. - Hector Perez
Put your heart into even the smallest seemingly insignificant acts possible. Then be patient enough for the universe to give back to you what you reap. - Matthew Donnelly
My attraction to heavy church-goers has more to do with me wanting to see who'd win the fight; me or god - Darnell Lamont Walker
I say fear must be followed by hope. Hope you do something about it. It's a call to action. - Elie Wiesel
Have the best course for all your actions. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Sometimes you want to quit, but I want you to remember this one thing. When you quit, you lose! Just fight throw, and when you don't quit, and you practice and fight for what you want everyday single day eventually you will win, and exceeded your goal. - Cliff Hannold
It is one of those lessons that every child should learn: Don't play with fire, sharp objects, or ancient artifacts. - Patricia Briggs
I think you actually get a kick out of being disappointed and under-achieving, because it's easier, isn't it? Failure and unhappiness is easier because you can make a joke out of it. - David Nicholls
I'm goin past factories. Boxes of metal with people inside. Souls bein ripped apart. - Ian Ayris
Though the immediate impression of rebellion may obscure the fact, the task of authentic literature is nevertheless only conceivable in terms of a desire for fundamental communication with the reader. - Georges Bataille
NEGRO, n. The _piece de resistance_ in the American political problem. Representing him by the letter n, the Republicans begin to build their equation thus: "Let n = the white man." This, however, appears to give an unsatisfactory solution. - Ambrose Bierce
You create the action, the chances, the opportunities, the wealth, the happiness, the success, the rhythm, the speed, you control all the outcomes in your life! - Stan The Man SA
Such things as are good simply because they have been commanded or instituted, or as being symbols of something good, are mere shadows which cannot be reckoned among actions that are the offspring, as it were, or fruit of a sound mind and of intellect. - Baruch Spinoza
The only cure for grief is action. - George Henry Lewes
What a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form and moving how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god! - William Shakespeare
A human being is a real artist and a creative in any field, not a programmed robot in some factory. - Shawn Lukas
You can do the right thing that seems wrong to others, or the wrong thing that seems right, and its actually puerile to await recommendation when what you are about to do doesn't concerns anyone. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Never take someone for granted based on your perception and act on it, for that would yield in ultimate disaster! - Ramana Pemmaraju
I’ve often said a man’s character is not judged after he celebrates a victory, but by what he does when his back is against the wall. So no matter how great the setback, how severe the failure, you never give up. - John Cena
Writers are in many ways like demi-gods. With one stroke of a pen they can give life to a character, or strike them from existence, with nary a twinge of grief at their passing. - Steven Lake
If we will just believe and act accordingly, all circumstances and situations, no matter how hopeless they appear, would change. - Sunday Adelaja
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation. - Donald Trump
What shall I take with me?Will I let nothing behind me over the earth?How shall my heart act?Is it that we come in vain to live,to sprout over the earth?Let us leave at least flowers,let us leave at least songs. - Nezahualcóyotl
Maybe being oneself is an acquired taste. For a writer it's a big deal to bow--or kneel or get knocked down--to the fact that you are going to write your own books and not somebody else's. Not even those books of the somebody else you thought it was your express business to spruce yourself up to be. - Patricia Hampl
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs. - Joan Didion
Looking back, I guess I used to play-act all the time. For one thing, it meant I could live in a more interesting world than the one around me. - Marilyn Monroe
He made his character his platform. - H.W. Brands
Unless education promotes character making, unless it helps men to be more moral, more just to their fellows, more law abiding, more discriminatingly patriotic and public spirited, it is not worth the trouble taken to furnish it. - William Howard Taft
In your big mind, everything has the same value...In your practice you should accept everything as it is, giving to each thing the same respect given to a Buddha. Here there is Buddhahood - Shunryu Suzuki
Ah, youth!It was a beautiful night...The moon was out of orbit.The stars were awry.But everything else was exactlyas it should have been. - Roman Payne
Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing. - Sir Ralph Richardson
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end. - Lord Acton
My mom grew up in Spanish Harlem and the Bronx and gave me an invaluable piece of advice for dealing with people in New York - if someone's bugging you just act crazy. I've modified her approach somewhat. Public displays of religiosity work just as well as feigning psychosis. - Waiter Rant
Because introverts are typically good listeners and, at least, have the appearance of calmness, we are attractive to emotionally needy people. Introverts, gratified that other people are initiating with them, can easily get caught in these exhausting and unsatisfying relationships. - Adam S. McHugh
Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read. - Marilyn Jager Adams
The more power you use--the more detailed the observation of your specimen.The more power you have, the narrower your field of vision.Exactly, you say. The more power you have, my friends, the less you see of the whole. - Rosemary Nixon
A person's practical experience can attribute him or her to teach his or her fellow learners the value of real life responsibilities and its consequences. - Saaif Alam
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not. - Jean de la Bruyere
A woman in love with another woman is revolution’s revolution: it is not an act of war. it is not an act of desperation. it is not an act of fear. it is - it always has been and it always, always will be - an act of love. - Anonymous
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Perception is the reality in the absence of fact. - Pieter BF Swart
We have in fact, two kinds of morality, side by side: one which we preach, but do not practice, and another which we practice, but seldom preach. - Bertrand Russell
Practice unfettered living from the heart, abandoning all self-imposed limitations to emerge a new, creativity unleashed, giving of yourself like never before. - Pooja Ruprell
If you want to move on, you actually have to make the decision to move on. It won't happen automatically. You have to say, "I deserve better than this and no longer am I going to let this get the better of me", and then take the necessary action to move on with your life. - Karon Waddell
We may make contact with ambitious species on other planets or stars; soon thereafter there will be interplanetary war. Then, and only then, will we of this earth be one. - will and Ariel Durant
Sometimes you can write about a character's day in under a minute and sometimes it takes a day just to write about a minute. - Jennifer v Clancy
Chris enjoys spending quality time while cooking, wine tasting, attending opera, playing golf, and practicing martial arts JiuJitsu. - Chris Salamone
The wise respond. The foolish react. The wise think & then act. The foolish act and then regret.-RVM - R.v.m.
Vision with action and commitment can change the world, but without action it's just a dream, and without commitment it's a nightmare. - Farshad Asl
Leaders are not the ones with the right position or a proclaimed or given title, the actual leaders are the people who start acting, who step up, who do change, no matter in what way or how small! - Akilnathan Logeswaran
In your Mind you live with n number of characters - Tushar Saxena
The trouble with facts is that there are so many of them. - Samuel McChord Crothers
The satisfaction? The joy? That comes from solving problems and making things. - Hank Green
An arguing couple spiraling into negativity and teetering on the brink of divorce is actually mathematically equivalent to the beginning of a nuclear war. - Hannah Fry
Action on the move creates its own route; creates to a very great extent the conditions under which is it to be fullfilled, and thus baffles all calculation. - Henri Bergson
This is not a reaction to your words or actions, rather, it is in direct response to them - Deborah Brodie
I couldn't resist him, his eyes were like yours, his hair was exactly the shade of brown.He's just not as tall, but I couldn't tell, it was dark and I was lying down. - Amy Winehouse
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools that don't have brains enough to be honest. - Benjamin Franklin
Unlike a fact, life can change at any time. - Stephen Richards
Charles, mate, you fret too much. I'm a grown man, I am, and I can blood my handle.""Handle your blood?" Bones offered dryly.Ian grinned. "Exactly. - Jeaniene Frost
I understand you, and I shall not attempt to make you change your mind. I am too old to want to improve the world. I have told you what I think, and that is all. I shall remain your friend even if you act contrary to my convictions, and I shall help you even if I disagree with you. - Milan Kundera
The actions of our closest friends say a lot about our character—what we overlook, what we contribute to and what is important to us when the world doesn’t take notice. - Shannon L. Alder
You don't get to advertise all the good that your religion does without first scrupulously subtracting all the harm it does and considering seriously the question of whether some other religion, or no religion at all, does better. - Daniel C. Dennett
We are all actors, set on the stage of the world, as the curtains open we put on our best performance to this audience of life. - Anthony Liccione
Every reaction is an opportunity to cultivate a pearl - a beautiful truth that will illuminate the way forwards. - Pollyanna Darling
The single problem plaguing all students in all schools everywhere is the crisis of disconnection. Meaningful Student Involvement happens when the roles of students are actively re-aligned from being the passive recipients of schools to becoming active partners throughout the educational process. - Adam Fletcher
Resistance is never the agent of change. You have to embrace the actions that are going to get you closer to your goal. - Ali Vincent
Activism begins with you, Democracy begins with you, get out there, get active! Tag, you're it - Thom Hartmann
You’ll know that you and the vision are one when your actions flow out of a knowing that’s greater than your fears. Sure, you might be stunned by an obstacle, but it doesn’t determine your ultimate response. Your ultimate response comes from your true, authentic, pure voice. - Suzette Hinton
Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts. - Bernard M. Baruch
The slightest act of love holds greater spiritual power than a thousand rituals. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If there's a god, it knows exactly what it would take to convince me and has refused to provide it. In fact, it has gone to great lengths to hide any evidence of its existence. That doesn't seem like a deity that wants to be worshiped to me. - David G. McAfee
The existence of God is not subjective. He either exists or he doesn’t. It’s not a matter of opinion. You can have your own opinions. But you can’t have your own facts. - Ricky Gervais
A brilliant mind was first a listener that observed the actions of the people that loved and hated them, then found a way to express their feelings, when real communication was lost. - Shannon L. Alder
Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it. - Lao Tzu
ADMINISTRATION, n. An ingenious abstraction in politics, designed to receive the kicks and cuffs due to the premier or president. A man of straw, proof against bad-egging and dead-catting. - Ambrose Bierce
If to be truthful is to be cruel, then lying must surely be an act of kindness. And so, kindness is a lie. - Hikigaya Hachiman
In our culture it is a woman's body which is considered important while it is a man's mind or his activities which are valued. A woman is sexy. A man is successful. - Alleen Pace Nilsen
One's silence can be deafening indeed,but it's also quite satisfying once in a while to actually hear one's thoughts just to reassure a presence. - Will Leamon
A persuadable temper might sometimes be as much in favour of happiness as a very resolute character. - Jane Austen
The poet is a faker / Who's so good at his act / He even fakes the pain / Of pain he feels in fact. - Fernando Pessoa
Any clod can have the facts, but having opinions is an art. - Charles McCabe
When the search for pleasure becomes obsessive, it holds us in thrall and keeps us from experiencing other satisfactions. Joy, on the other hand, increases our pleasure and helps us find fulfilment in any number of things, even at those times of life when physical pleasure has ebbed. - Pope Francis
There hasn't been a scandal this big at the C.I.A. since (CLASSIFIED) committed (CENSORED) to (REDACTED). - Stephen Colbert
When you are Patient you can be Practical and rationale - M.Mnzava
It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration. - E. W. Dijkstra
The path to success is to take massive, determined action. - Anthony Robbins
The things, good Lord, that we pray for, give us the grace to labour for’, as Sir Thomas More expressed it. The inner voice of prayer expresses itself naturally in action, just as the inner voice of my brain guides all my bodily actions. - Philip Yancey
You're a survivor because everyday you make a choice not to be governed by their harsh words or actions. No one has the right to take away your happiness. - Assunta Harris
The simple fact is that neither an efficiently successful HOW nor a compelling persuasive WHY is sufficient on its own..without the other to bring about impactful sustainable improvement. - Robert M. Olsen
Intercessory prayer is exceedingly prevalent. What wonders it has wrought! The Word of God teems with its marvelous deeds. Believer, thou hast a mighty engine in thy hand, use it well, use it constantly, use it with faith, and thou shalt surely be a benefactor to thy brethren. - C.H.SPURGEON
I dream for an absentee and oft maligned device—the accident-maker, the soul-taker, my camera; its factory guaranteedthird eye, without which I am duly dimand memory denied. No picturesfor my contrived Arbus to declare, excepting some stitch of Sextonmanages these sentences of despair. - Kristen Henderson
There's no reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A. - Will Smith
People who aren’t in that space will be like ‘So how was your trip?’ and you don’t even go into it. ‘I guess it was pretty good.’ And then you talk to other people who have been there and they know exactly why your eyes are glazed over. - Jimmy Chin
The exact location of your dream lies in entangled in your childhood memories. - Vanshika Dhyani
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Familialism consists of magically denying social reality, and avoiding all connections with the actual flux. - Félix Guattari
But in practical affairs, particularly in politics, men are needed who combine human experience and interest in human relations with a knowledge of science and technology. - Max Born
A defining factor of team success is trust in God. - Sunday Adelaja
There are two sides to life for every individual: a personal life, in which his freedom exists in proportion to the abstract nature of his interests, and an elemental life within the swarm of humanity, in which a man inevitably follows laws laid down for him. - Leo Tolstoy
An action, to have moral worth, must be done from duty. - Immanuel Kant
Isn't it obvious in in today's world from people's preoccupation with self-medication, drug and alcohol use, rationalization and avoidance distraction that the truth doesn't just hurt, it's extremely painful. - James Turner
Always think about the needs of others because being a part of a group isan essential characteristic of human nature. - Eraldo Banovac
The secret of happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible, horrible, horrible. - Bertrand Russell
Dreaming is good, but actions are better. Actions are what transform dreams into reality. - Debasish Mridha
The thing about rights is they're not actually supposed to be voted on. That's why they're called rights. - Rachel Maddow
To achieve self actualization, do good things for other people that you would want to be done onto yourself - Meg Cabot
I have zero respect for knowledge, that’s what computers are for. Imagination is the kicker because imagination can extrapolate, create and solve, Knowledge is just facts and shit. Mostly irrelevant.Kego O'Grady in The Navigator By - Steve Merrick
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults. - Socrates
Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high- class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four. - Katharine Hepburn
My character is beyond your every thought, and I'm different from your every character. - Tanmaya Guru
Let us banish fear. We have been in this mental state for three centuries. I am a radical. I am ready to act, if I can find brave men to help me. - Carter G. Woodson
The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy.
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think of yourself.
I strive for perfection - I settle for satisfaction - Carroll Bryant
Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives. - Lawana Blackwell
The funny thing about writing is that whether you're doing well or doing it poorly, it looks the exact same. That's actually one of the main ways that writing is different from ballet dancing. - John Green
Tsze-Kung asked, saying, 'Is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life?" The Master said, "Is not Reciprocity such a word? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others." - Confucius
Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is... the highway to success. - Og Mandino
You attract others with your inner lights of positivity, love, and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them. - Charles M. Schwab
Film and novel characters are often stereotyped, but racial stereotyping in many novels or films creates & encourages labelling, discrimination & racism. ~ - Angelica Hopes
I have within me all that I need; I am love and life in action. - Jodi Livon
Rationally, factory farming is so obviously wrong, in so many ways. In all of my reading and conversations, I've yet to find a credible defense of it. But food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, and identity. - Jonathan Safran Foer
Collectivism means the subjugation of the individual to a group—whether to a race, class or state does not matter. Collectivism holds that man must be chained to collective action and collective thought for the sake of what is called the common good. - Ayn Rand
Courage is not the absence of fear; it is the making of action in spite of fear, the moving out against the resistance engendered by fear into the unknown and into the future. - M. Scott Peck
Its not the content nor context,rather, its the character that masses heed to. - Arap yegon chitabkoret
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties. For he who renounces everything no indemnity is possible. Such a renunciation is incompatible with man's nature; to remove all liberty from his will is to remove all morality from his acts. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
Contentment is a state of happiness and satisfaction. The choices we make are our own decisions for how we want to live our life. - Ellen J. Barrier
I'm a cactus but I will only offer you flowers. - Huseyn Raza
Thinking must never be a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
The atmosphere sets the tone for what is to take place in that space at that time. Your attitude impacts the atmosphere. How is your current attitude affecting the atmosphere and your desired outcome? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
England produces the best fat actors.
To irrational principles, one cannot be loyal. Ideas that are not derived from reality cannot be consistently practiced in reality.--as quoted by Leonard Peikoff in "Objectivism: The Philosophy of - Ayn Rand
I write in a fantasy world so I can make up my own rules and can change facts when I want to. It's all about having control. - C.S. Woolley
Patience is power.Patience is not an absence of action;rather it is "timing"it waits on the right time to act,for the right principlesand in the right way. - Fulton J. Sheen
Either we are adrift in chaos or we are individuals, created, loved, upheld and placed purposefully, exactly where we are. Can you believe that? Can you trust God for that? - Elisabeth Elliot
Memory results from a process of continual re-categorization which, by its nature, must be procedural and involve continual motor activity and repeated rehearsal. - Gerald Edelman
I am a storyteller, spiraling fantasy and reality into mystical tales. That eerie space between fact and fiction, where only the brightest light can scare the shadows—you will find me there. - Sara Frost
It is symptomatic of the constricting specialism and the oppressive burden of fact of our time that it has been left to the imagination of a novelist, Marguerite Yourcenar, to create the broadest, the most balanced and in many ways the most authentic interpretation of the affair. - Royston Lambert
Man is a microcosm, or a little world, because he is an extract from all the stars and planets of the whole firmament, from the earth and the elements; and so he is their quintessence. - Paracelsus
A product in the marketplace is the result of thought in an inner space and action more than the common place. - Ryan Lilly
We must think things not words, or at least we must constantly translate our words into the facts for which they stand, if we are to keep to the real and the true. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
When the ego is in the driver’s seat, we judge. When our spirit, our authentic self, is in control, we practice listening (without judging), compassion, and love. - Sheila Burke
A viler evil than to murder a man, is to sell him suicide as an act of virtue. A viler evil than to throw a man into a sacrificial furnace, is to demand that he leap in, of his own will, and that he build the furnace, besides. - Ayn Rand
Attitude and faith create facts. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
If you have sacrificed my nation to preserve the peace of the world, I will be the first to applaud you. But if not, gentlemen, God help your souls." Czechoslovakian foreign minister to Lord Halifax as reaction to announcement of allies' betrayal in 1938. - Jan Masaryk
Drudgery is one of the finest touchstones of character there is. Drudgery is work that is very far removed from anything to do with the ideal - the utterly mean grubby things; and when we come in contact with them we know instantly whether or not we are spiritually real. - Oswald Chambers
Never let anyone distract your focus from accomplishing great opportunities in your life . - Tawana Beecham
If the butterfly wings its way to the sweet light that attracts it, it's only becasue it doesn't know that the fire can consume it. - Giordano Bruno
It is so amazing to see how lots of people can beguile themselves to believe that they have not been caught as who they actually are by the post or thought that they like, comment, say or share online and, most surprisingly, continue to regale themselves with the netizens of their type only. - Anuj Somany
Some breakfast food manufacturer hit upon the simple notion of emptying out the leavings of carthorse nose bags, adding a few other things like unconsumed portions of chicken layer's mash, and the sweepings of racing stables, packing the mixture in little bags and selling them in health food shops. - Frank Muir
I find that all my thoughts circle around God like the planets around the sun, and are as irresistibly attracted by Him. I would feel it to be the grossest sin if I were to oppose any resistance to this force. - C.G. Jung
[Abstract art is] a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. - Al Capp
In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite. - Paul Dirac
You are only earning the life you get when your inaction allows people to decide for you. - Shannon L. Alder
It all goes so fast, and character makes the difference when it's close. - Jesse Owens
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly. - Lawrence G. Lovasik
I believe beauty is action. If my action can bring smiles in the innocent faces of people then my act is beautiful. - Runa Maharjan
For the last 2 years I even have been making an attempt to downsize my makeup assortment. I appraise what is passed on to friends and family and what must been thrown away each few months. This has left Maine with a makeup assortment that i actually fancy victimization. I have - raman kundal
He who wishes to serve his country must have not only the power to think, but the will to act - Plato
I have been to lots of partiesand acted perfectly disgracefulbut I never actually collapsedoh Lana Turner we love you get up - Frank O'Hara
Let inspiration guide your actions. - Ana Ortega
Begging would have been the best option if God had given talents to only a selected few. Fortunately, He gave us all our compactible gifts respectively, so it is an offence to be a chronic beggar. - Israelmore Ayivor
Human nature is so complicated that it will never know the exact border between normality and abnormality them they.. - Monica Rus Carmen psychologyst
Contemplation + action = breakthrough - Lada Ray
Churches were never meant to be mental hospitals. They were supposed to be military outposts under orders to storm the gates of hell. Every believer is on active duty and called to serve a higher purpose with the rank of their blessings and talents. - Shannon L. Alder
Leadership isn't about age but rather, leadership is about influence, impact & inspiration. - Onyi Anyado
Do your own thing with love and passion. You will be happy, no matter the result of your action. - Debasish Mridha
Realism is knowing fantasy and reality intersect constantly. Realism is living with the awareness that every act changes the world. - Ales Kot
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. - Mark Twain
When you gain maximum knowledge in any area of work and put it into practice, no power - Sunday Adelaja
Look like a girl, act like a lady, think like a man and work like a dog. - Caroline K. Simon
You can’t control the universe, but if you learn to practice meditation and mindfulness you may be able to control yourself. - Debasish Mridha
Even though she would dream of love, respect, and unfettered romance... it was a cyclical dilemma in her life that she seemed to be most attracted to poisonous men. - Steve Maraboli
I kept getting the odd sensation that I was in fact perfectly stationary, and that I was pushing the world around under my feet. - Robyn Davidson
Action cannot destroy ignorance, for it is not in conflict with ignorance. Knowledge alone destroys ignorance, as light destroys dense darkness. - Shankara
I cannot forgive my friends for dying; I do not find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing. - Logan Pearsall Smith
Dreams don't work unless you take action. The surest way to make your dreams come true is to live them. - Roy T. Bennett
Know that true change is demonstrated only by your actions around everyone, not just certain people. - Tanya R. Liverman
Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible to you and the consequences which can and may follow from each course. Pick out the course which gives the most promise and go ahead.
[The superior man] acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions. - Confucius
Think about peace; act with love. - Debasish Mridha
If I look at the mass I will never act. - Mother Teresa
When you choose to love someone who is no longer attractive to you, he or she will become attractive. - John F. MacArthur Jr.
How many men do you personally know whom you would typically classify as Kind, Gentle and Loving...I'm guessing the list is not very long. Now think of the women whose lives are characterized by those same virtues. I'm going to go with, that list is probably much longer. - Dennis James
There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. - John F. Kennedy
Reality is constructed by our perception, and it does not actually exist without it. - Russell Eric Dobda
You aren’t actually a someone, a person, who is conscious. You are the awake space of awareness itself, within which all the thought up entities in your world appear. Out of all these imagined entities, you have simply made the mistake of thinking that one of them is you. - Enza Vita
It is quiet at home today. I got my wisdom tooth extracted. - Andy Paula
Kindness is the sacred act to transform lives. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I have frequently experienced myself the mood in which I felt that all is vanity; I have emerged from it not by any philosophy, but owing to some imperative necessity of action. - Bertrand Russell
Eye contact: how souls catch fire. - Yahia Lababidi
A tenacious grip on our own ideals, irrespective of hurdles, would propel us towards self-actualization! - Deeba Salim Irfan
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others in order to save them, for one cannot be a hero with needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better. - King Whitney Jr.
If, after all, men cannot always make history have a meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one. - Albert Camus
People that hurt others, only act on a pain they feel themselves. - Vivian Amis
I am no nihilist. I am not even a cynic. I am, actually, rather romantic. And here’s my idea of romance: You will soon be dead. Life will sometimes seem long and tough and, god, it’s tiring. And you will sometimes be happy and sometimes sad. And then you’ll beold. And then you’ll be dead. - Tim Minchin
While it's true that I am guided in life by my feelings and emotions, that certainly does NOT mean that I trust them.Emotions are reactions to things based on all of a person's prior experiences and we forget sometimes just how limited those are. - Ashly Lorenzana
Although complex, life is simple. It is individual.Living is the challenge. It is interactive. It's collective. - 1 Minuto na Palma da Mão
Love is an attraction. It draws one person to another even though they are a thousand miles apart. - Debasish Mridha
I find placebos uplifting and exhilarating. It means that taking action--no matter what the action is--might help you feel better. - A.J. Jacobs
Women's liberation will not be achieved until a woman can become paunchy and bald and still think that she's attractive to the opposite sex. - Earl Wilson
In the course of our journey leading to Consciousness, our objective should not be creating a positive character, and thus a pleasant scenario, but finding the Existence behind every scenario. - Frank Wanderer
It is not advisable, James, to venture unsolicited opinions. You should spare yourself the embarrassing discovery of their exact value to your listener. - Ayn Rand
Reaching beyond ourselves, exceeding our mind is not a simple thing. It is, in fact, impossible–one half of the Ego is trying to exceed the other. - Frank Wanderer
You must first dream, without worrying about how you will fulfill the dreams. There is a divine power that will attract the needed resources for the fulfillment of your dreams. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In our very ordinariness', we are capable of extraordinary actions - Levon Peter Poe
There is a need for promoting women's sexual agency in today's society, because if it wasn't an issue, terms such as 'female sexual empowerment' would be made redundant. The fact that we merely have this vocabulary is indicative of that. - Miya Yamanouchi
If not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled. - P. G. Wodehouse
To be undefeated, to primer is to learn the game for not just your talents but for the game itself. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
This life is full of signs, many of which find their way to you exactly when you need them most. - Christy Hall
A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one. - Lord Jeffery
You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves.
Imagine what it would be like if TV actually were good. It would be the end of everything we know. - Marvin Minsky
Our humanity consists in the fact that we do more than survive, that a great part of what we do confers no survival benefit in terms presumably salient from the Pleistocene point of view. - Marilynne Robinson
Your Sacrifices Create The Run Way For Your Blessings, It Has To Be A Sacrifice From You To Attract God's Attention - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Uninformed, America may succumb to bad ideas and leaders. In succumbing, we fail to fulfill our destiny. Well informed, America rises as far as the good ideas and leaders it proactively chooses. In so rising, we fulfill our destiny and offer to the world vacuum its last best hope. () - Scott L. Vanatter
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. - Amelia Earhart
Her genius derives from the fact that she was capable of the deepest feeling but also of the most discerning and disciplined thought. - David Brooks
Be the positive impact on the lives of others. - Roy T. Bennett
Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact. - Naomi Wolf
Don't be afraid to write and share your story with the reading world! Find your courage! It is a fact that some will love it and some will hate it, but there will always be at least one reader who needed it and that's all that matters! - S.L. Morgan
What we [writers] do might be done in solitude and with great desperation, but it tends to produce exactly the opposite. It tends to produce community and in many people hope and joy. - Junot Díaz
Study after study has show that human behavior changes when we know we’re being watched. Under observation, we act less free, which means we effectively *are* less free. - Edward Snowden
To be what you have always wanted to be, act on your dreams. - Debasish Mridha
Truth is the common thread of all Religions.Practice truth -which ever path you choose to Realize God .Truth is the Sacred Thread close to God's Heart . - Ashok Khurana
In the consciousness that another mind reflects your thought, you find the keenest satisfaction. Here is the high office of a friend, and in these high experiences is the point of attachment.-- - Samuel McChord Crothers
The turning point for effective communication is actually hearing what is being said, rather than hearing what you want to hear instead. - Dannye Williamsen
Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you'd like to act. - Bob Dylan
Try not to find love or fall in love. Instead become a person who attracts love. - Debasish Mridha
Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all. - Ray Bradbury
One can acquire everything in solitude, except character.
The act of prayer present an opportunity to communicate and connect to the Supreme being,God. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The fact that you have access to the microphone doesn't mean you know everything. There are others listening to you, who know more things than you do, but do not have access to the platform to say it. - Israelmore Ayivor
In 1963, while my brothers were engaged in their lives, I call this period of my life 'my character-building years.' I adhered to the saying, 'When the going gets tough, the tough get going. - Marc Ashton
A smile is the flower that grows in the garden of the heart to beautify and attract the butterflies of life. - Debasish Mridha
Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists. - Norman Mailer
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire. - Aristotle
Any tiniest feeling, which fills you with peace and joy can grow to the size of a mountain, when you act on it with no expectation, where and how it must take you. Enjoy the moment of harmony and know that you can trust your Self. - Raphael Zernoff
Is not prayer the intensely personal struggle within each disciple, and among us collectively, to resist the despair and distractions that cause us to practice unbelief, to abandon or avoid the way of Jesus? - Ched Myers
Worthy character is best forged from a life of consistent, correct choices centered in the teachings of the Master. - Richard G. Scott
Sexually,we are all competing for the same seat on the bus and the thing that holds it together is the tightly held conceit that we are all sexual gods. How can I believe in my own uniqueness when there's a cat out there exactly the same as me? - Jeff Melvoin
Results fuel belief which causes us to take more action and get more results. - Todd Stocker
You haven’t done your best yet because you haven’t seen the best you can do yet. You are where you are now because you haven’t seen where you can be yet. If you see, your attitude, thought and tactics towards life will definitely change - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. - Thomas Jefferson
I have to tell you, Arty, a screw up this early in the proceedings doesn’t exactly fill me with confidence. I hope you’re as clever as you keep telling everyone you are. I never tell anybody exactly how clever I am. They would be too scared... - Eoin Colfer
Actions are the flowers of thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
Never give a conscious meaning to your unconscious acts! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Does the fact that I can no longer remember my own phone number indicate my growing feebleness? No, on the contrary, it unleashes the mind from the petty tyranny of tending to the trivial and allows it to concentrate on the important and the critical. - Don Norman
In the external reality, an action is required for the manifestation, but in the internal reality, all you need is your presence. Just with the inner presence, things begin to unfold. - Roshan Sharma
You can't write a sory until you've felt. Breathe it in. Walked with your characters. Talked with them. That's why you come here. To live your story. - Angelica Banks
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible. - Frank Herbert
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists. - Charles Dickens
A wise doesn’t need advice or action of the people to know their true intention because a sane person can gauge it by mere observation of the attitude, good or bad, of their close companion towards others. - Anuj Somany
The existence of true religion is predicated on the practice of goodness. Goodness is Godliness. There is nothing else. Religion lies in practice, not in bookish theories. - Abhijit Naskar
So many sit around, waiting for superman, when in fact, Wonder Woman lies within. - Kristina Canady
Your impact on others is the only proof of your existence - Silje Akselberg Iversen
There are two things that govern life.It is Positivity and Negativity.You can see life with a Positive eye or drag yourself into a Negative Action. - Jackson Taviri
I didn't want to come off arrogant or conceited, or basically how I've been acting the past year, year and a half ... although what's happened in the past has happened, I just want to ... be kind and loving and gentle and soft. - Justin Bieber
Positive impact, positive society. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness. - Rabbi Harold Kushner
Then our crime's worse than a murderer's. His act puts him outside the law, but keeps the law intact. Ours would weaken the law. - Walter Van Tilburg Clark
The character was created by you, if you kill yourself you kill the character, it happen because you done it... you don't realise it! - Deyth Banger
The action or inaction of any government does not negate the Personal Responsibility of the citizens. - Sunday Adelaja
You create your own masterpiece as your actions draw pictures of your life canvas. - Debasish Mridha
If a fact does not modify your logic on being known, either you don't believe the fact or it is not a fact. - Raheel Farooq
A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip. - Caskie Stinnett
It takes great character and understanding of human emotions to help someone you shouldn't be helping under normal circumstances. - Daya Kudari
In the debate over guns, both sides are angry. The pro-gunners are angry at the ignorance, lies, and distortions of the anti-gunners, and the anti-gunners are angry with the pro-gunners for presenting facts. - Dave Champion
Policymakers cannot take the situation lightly, for at its worst, it speaks to intergenerational inequity a breaking of the social contract between two generations. - Usman W. Chohan
This war has made racists of too many of the and too many of us, and it is the leadership in Khartoum that has stoked this fire, that has brought to the surface, and in some cases created from whole cloth, new hatreds that have bred unprecedented acts of brutality. - Dave Eggers
If I had to sum up in one word what makes a good manager, I'd say decisiveness. You can use the fanciest computers to gather the numbers, but in the end you have to set a timetable and act. - Lee Iacocca
When the destroyer comes, his first act will be to destroy all the books.
The fact that most people do not understand and respect the very best things, such as Mozart's concertos, is what permits men like us to become famous. - Johannes Brahms
One who practices pure religion soon discovers it is more rewarding to lift a man up than to hold him down. - Marvin J. Ashton
If you’ve got an idea, act on it up to its perfection. - Debasish Mridha
It's Halloween, you can tell everyone you're going as your favorite Steampunck character.""I don't even know what that is!""Because your generation has no taste in speculative science fiction. - Girl vs Monster
The clash is born of the fact that the child within me sees with undiluted clarity what the adult within me is incessantly working to deny. And in these most vexing moments, to be the adult is to defer to the child. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Leaders console the world with their speeches, heroes console the world with their actions. - Amit Kalantri
Choose your words carefully. They reveal your inner character. - Jim George
We must talk and reach for common understandings, precisely because all of us are imperfect and can never act with the certainty that God is on our side; and yet at times we must act nonetheless, as if we are certain, protected from error only by providence. - Barack Obama
Given a thimbleful of [dramatic] facts we rush to make generalizations as large as a tub. - Gordon W. Allport
You as a soul you are alive, you as an actor - dead, as a character - dead... That's life, like it or not, it's not my problem! - Deyth Banger
I love acting. It is so much more real than life. - Oscar Wilde
I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive. - John W. Gardner
You are a good leader when your actions inspire others to do good for themselves and for others. - Debasish Mridha
If a woman does not want she actually wants, if she wants she certainly wants it! - Thiruman Archunan
Everywhere I looked, hope existed - but only as some kind of green shoot in the midst of struggle. It was a theological concept, not a spiritual practice. Hope, I began to realize, was not a state of life. It was at best a gift of life. - Joan D. Chittister
God performs miracles, but even for a man to walk on water, action is required. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I find it funny that you could pass the same person on the street, in a store, or even in your neighborhood many times before actually meeting, thinking you’ve never seen them before, but when you are finally introduced, they seem to pop up everywhere. - Courtney Giardina
The only things worth seeing are beyond what you can actually see. - Joseph Brown
He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence. - William Blake
In order to survive our youth, many of us became sensitized to which conditions we had to play to, to receive attention. No wonder we mistook this attention for love. We thought love came in finite quantities—it had to be competed for among siblings, or it had to be paid for with exacting dues. - Maureen Brady
Society wants to believe it can identify evil people, or bad or harmful people, but it's not practical. There are no stereotypes. - Ted Bundy
I'm more interested in arousing enthusiasm in kids than in teaching the facts. The facts may change, but that enthusiasm for exploring the world will remain with them the rest of their lives. - Seymour Simon
The only real possession you'll ever have is your character. - Tom Wolfe
Every year it minus or subtract a percentage of your life. Thats why when we grow , The time is more faster, the months are faster, days are faster. We are hardly able to keep track of time. We are also getting closer to death than we were . - De philosopher DJ Kyos
Selfless Actions; expand our life outside of us, enable us admired leaders and make our actions that live beyond our lifespan. - Ahmet Adam Asar
The aftermath of someone’s death is vertiginous, a murky, shimmering mass; to look at it head-on is to see only the fog of emotion. One must approach it sideways, entering it by way of an exhumation of facts and retrospections . . . - Nicole Rudick
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In Ethiopia during the famine, I saw stuff there that reorganized how I saw the world. I didn't quite know what to do about it. At a certain point, I felt God is not looking for alms. God is looking for action. - Bono
Planning is the key to success, course he who fails to plan has actually plan to fail - david ibeyeomie
I do believe that characters in novels belong to their writers and their readers pretty equally. I've learned a lot of things about the characters I write from people who read about them. Readers expand them in ways I don't think of and take them to places I can't go. - Ann Brashares
Heresy is usually quite sophisticated, actually has a meaning, and is to be taken very seriously. It is therefore to be carefully distinguished from turgid, pretentious, badly-written Bullsgeshichte, to use the technical German theological term. - Carl R. Trueman
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is. - Yogi Berra
If perception is limited by experience and knowledge, what deems my actions correct or my thoughts as moral? - Kierra C.T. Banks
Habits are familiar and comfortable, putting our reactions on autopilot and often leading us, instead, to great discomfort. - Charles F. Glassman
Through your influence, vision, ethics and authenticity you create a better reality for your family, community and organisation, where those around you and those who follow you are inspired to dream, learn and act - Craig Dent
There is no dharma greater than a word uttered by a man of conscience; there is no karma greater than a man listening to himself! Since an intention precedes action, it should be the reference point for any action. - Thiruman Archunan
If you take on the martyr/entitlement role, two things are definitely going to happen: you’ll be a lot less happier with your life, and you will have a husband not exactly wanting to come home to you. - Laura Schlessinger
The most decisive actions of our life -- I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future -- are, more often than not, unconsidered. - Andre Gide
It is the way we react to circumstances that determines our feelings. - Dale Carnegie
A great mentor works on your character to be as strong as iron. - JOEL NYARANGI AKOYA
If we consistently act on the optimistic hypothesis, this hypothesis will tend to be realised; whilst by acting on the pessimistic hypothesis we can keep ourselves for ever in the pit of want. - John Maynard Keynes
Lots of people say that everything that we possess, experience and want; like books, music, films and holidays are all just a big distraction from death. But I think differently. I think it’s the exact order and presence of these trivial things that make life worthwhile and bearable. - Frieda Robson
You need peace to ground you and courage to act from the centre of yourself. - Jay Woodman
There’s that fallen heart feeling that you rushed right through the moments where you should’ve been paying attention. Well, get used to that feeling. That’s how your whole life will feel some day. This is all practice. None of this matters. We’re just warming up. - Chuck Palahniuk
Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter. - Paxton Hood
The mysterious is always attractive. People will always follow a vail. - Bede Jarrett
If the desire to write is not accompanied by actual writing, then the desire must be not to write. - Hugh Prather
Books are lasting longer than (built) architecture. Most of my important projects may never be built, so buildings are important, artifacts are important, but so are books - Peter Eisenmann
My greatest fear. is to have lived in such a way to miss the mark, not to be able to accomplish my assignment on earth; making meaning and impacting lives. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
For what it's worth, I think perfect love stories have perfect disasters hidden somewhere. If a genuine relationship comes out of two people screwing before they saw the potential of the 'relationship'? Its perfect, beautiful, a work of art in fact.. Normal is overrated. - Nike Thaddeus
Civilization is in fact the longest story of all. Civilization can persist through a series of economies. - Fernand Braudel
Poetry is an abstraction bloodied. - Wallace Stevens
I know a lot about cars. I can look at a car's headlights and tell you exactly which way it's coming. - Mitch Hedberg
I can't believe it! Reading and writing actually paid off! - Matt Groening
What we need now are heroes and heroines, about a million of them, one brave deed is worth a thousand books. Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul. - Edward Abbey
One's action ought to come out of an achieved stillness: not to be a mere rushing on. - D.H. Lawrence
I know the strategy, I know the logic, I know the way but everything is on theory, but fuck me without action it's just a one peace which isn't assembled! - Deyth Banger
At times we convince ourselves, we have something to lose but in fact, who you are and your being remains intact. - Unarine Ramaru
Character is a choice whatever the circumstance; In the NRM you can choose to be a Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda, an Ofwono Opondo or a Tamale Mirundi. And in the Opposition you can choose to be a Gen. Mugisha Muntu, a Munyagwa or a Kato Lubwama. - Allan Amanyire
In order to hold your faith intact Be sure it's kept unsullied by fact
By acquiescing in an act that causes such suffering to a living creature, who among us is not diminished? - Rachel Carson
I thought about one of my favorite Sufi poems, which says that God long ago drew a circle in the sand exactly around the spot where you are standing right now. I was never not coming here. This was never not going to happen. - Elizabeth Gilbert
As Dostoevski said: 'Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams. - Dorothy Day
Consciousness is nothing but a neuro-chemical and a mechanical action of the body. Consciousness is important, but the expression of thoughts with language makes us human. Everything is conscious, but levels of consciousness are different. - Debasish Mridha
If we all do one random act of kindness daily, we just might set the world in the right direction. - Martin Kornfeld
Mainfest your fate on a daily basis though intention in the non-physical world and action in the physical world. - Russell Eric Dobda
Forgiveness is a transformative act because it asks you to be a more empathetic and compassionate person, thereby making you better than the person you were when you were first hurt. - Kamand Kojouri
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action. - Pythagoras
Just imagine, among 8.7 million species, only one has become smart enough to ponder over the meaning of life. This simple evolutionary fact itself implies the gravitas of human life. - Abhijit Naskar
Your consent is your character. - Shannon L. Alder
There are only two things to be done when a general is angry: One is to get behind the furniture and pretend one is not there; the other is to distract his mind. - Mary Roberts Rinehart
Dont brag about being perfect..imperfections are what makes you attractive.. - Sandra Chami Kassis
Sexual role-play is the enactment of a highly imaginative and erotic psychodrama where the individual is given creative license to express the polar opposite qualities of their multifaceted personality; bringing a profound sense of psychological release and rejuvenation to those involved. - Miya Yamanouchi
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Le hasard pur n'engendre que le chaos. Le déterminisme pur ne crée rien de nouveau. C'est l'association de ces deux facteurs qui donne naissance à la richesse et à la variété des formes de la Nature. - Hubert Reeves
True inner peace can startle you! Be happy, smile, have fun. But only look for inner peace when you actually need it. After all, it is the fusion of every atoms of reality itself. - MD. Muhtashimur Rahman
It is in our genes to understand the universe if we can, to keep trying even if we cannot, and to be enchanted by the act of learning all the way. - Lewis Thomas
The wisest investments are made in good health intervention activities. - Ellen J. Barrier
You are exactly what God had in mind when He made you. - Gregory Boyle
Remorse (I did it) is an easy, passive, human reaction, there is no value in it and it changes nothing. Repentance (I will not do it again) is the difficult call to action in a redeemed heart. It has an eternal impact and it can change everything. - William Branks
Owning a book is a third of the goal. The others are actually reading it and applying it. - Israel Wayne
My concern is not the fact that other people don’t understand where I am coming from, even though Christians are supposed to be doing what I am doing - Sunday Adelaja
Breathtaking, splendid, wondrous, sublime, all those words describe you, exactly as you are. You are a work of art! Enjoy your beauty! - Amy Leigh Mercree
Our success depends on goal-oriented, focused actions, not on distractions. - Debasish Mridha
your goals are as good as your actions.No action taken, no goals achieved - Derric Yuh Ndim
Our pleasures are not material pleasures, but symbols of pleasure attractively packaged but inferior in content. - Alan W. Watts
Life is and will ever remain an equation incapable of solution, but it contains certain known factors. - Nikola Tesla
Think about it. Every time you fail at a task you've actually learned something new. The question is "what? - Iimani David
Prayer is one action where I lay aside my abilities to immerse myself wholly in God’s capabilities. And the liberation found in such an action is less about being engaged with God and more about being freed from myself. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul. - Saint Teresa of Avila
It has taken me quite a few years to realize the fact that most of the thoughts in my head are not necessary. - Bert McCoy
THERE'S NO REASON TO SLEEPCURLED UP AND BENT.IT'S NOT COMFORTABLE,IT'S NOT GOOD FOR YOU, AND ITDOESN'T PROTECT YOU FROM DANGER.IF YOU'RE WORRIED ABOUT AN ATTACKYOU SHOULD STAY AWAKEOR SLEEP LIGHTLY WITHLIMBS UNFURLED FOR ACTION. - Jenny Holzer
Act as if there is no chance of failure. - Debasish Mridha
I see in Jesus not only the supreme act of humility in God, but the supreme act of humanity in God. - William Porcher Dubose
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. - Anatole France
Before reacting to any conflicting situation in life. Ask yourself a simple question: "You want to be happy or you want to be right? - Aditya Ajmera
Faith is never blind when others see it in our actions. - Charles F. Glassman
In fact a favourite problem of [John Tyndall] is—Given the molecular forces in a mutton chop, deduce Hamlet or Faust therefrom. He is confident that the Physics of the Future will solve this easily. - Thomas Henry Huxley
My husband and I didn't sign a pre-nuptial agreement. We signed a mutual suicide pact.
We're actors - we're the opposite of people. - Tom Stoppard
Always Remember to take your Vitamins: Take your Vitamin A for ACTION, Vitamin B for Belief, Vitamin C for Confidence ,Vitamin D for Discipline, Vitamin E for Enthusiasm!! - Pablo
Action w/o orchestration is burn out; orchestration w/o action is management; action with orchestration is leadership. - Orrin Woodward
The right relationship won't distract you from God. It will bring you closer to Him. - Jason Evert
Everything is blood and vines. The mark of another day of revolving the body exact And the sky is ours our hope our blue our silence our throat of burning wildflowers. - Gwen Calvo
Like swift water an active mind never stagnates.
Touch of Ability with Action can never be lost in the journey of life. - Kishore Bansal
The tough challenges we encounters, makes us stronger, and wiser. With each victory we gain something of value; our character is strengthened. - Ellen J. Barrier
Truth is what is true, and it's not necessarily factual. Truth and fact are not the same thing. Truth does not contradict or deny facts, but it goes through and beyond facts. This is something that it is very difficult for some people to understand. Truth can be dangerous. - Madeleine L'Engle
It violates right order whenever capital so employees the working or wage-earning classes as to divert business and economic activity entirely to its own arbitrary will and advantage without, the social character of economic life, social justice, and the common good. - Pope Pius XI
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
Leadership is the bridge of integrity that connects goals, desires, and actions. - Steve Maraboli
If a railroad is bent, the train shall turn over; if a man’s character is bent, he shall turn over just like that train. - Mehmet Murat ildan
God might not be dead, but he's sure as hell missing in action. - Quentin R. Bufogle
Loosers want it but only through the easy way. If action taking were like reading a story book, loosers would only love to open the picture pages - Israelmore Ayivor
How do you write? You write, man, you write, that’s how…If you practice an art faithfully it will make you wise, and most writers can use a little wising up. - William Saroyan
The line between fiction and fact is at times factual and at times fictional - Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya
But it bothers you. It pisse you off that I'm not crippled with debt or saddled with some moody bitch. Instead, you PR your lives and act like I'm supposed to ency you..... - Adam Neville
Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners. - John Holt
Visualize yourself at your best. Be determined to earn the proud badge of excellence. By working hard and practicing, one day you will earn its golden title. - Mark F. LaMoure
Being stubborn won't make you fluent. Practicing will! The more mistakes you make, the more you'll learn not to. - Thanhha Lai
At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things. - Albert Camus
Success is the byproduct of desires, purpose-oriented actions, and persistence. - Debasish Mridha
The Cloudy VasePast time, I threw the flowers out,washed out the cloudy vase.How easily the old clearnessleapt, like a practiced tiger, back inside it. - Jane Hirshfield
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle
Poverty is not a character failing or a lack of motivation. Poverty is a shortage of money. - Barbara Ehrenreich
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us. - John Locke
Love, I have always known, is an evolutionary trait. It is a delicately tuned, intricate, sensitive impulse, but a trait nevertheless, a reaction honed by millions of years of an ever-changing and complex mating instinct. - David Bajo
In the enjoyment of a great myth we come nearest to experiencing as a concrete what can otherwise be understood only as an abstraction. - C.S. Lewis
God through Prophet Hosea is explaining to us reasons for destructions, calamities, failures and devastations among the people of God. That reason is not seen in demonic activities nor is it seen in prevailing economic situations of the land - Sunday Adelaja
Thought always deceives us, when it becomes a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
Tradition in the nursery has acted as a severe editor. - Walter Jerrold
When the highest type of men hear Tao,They diligently practice it.When the average type of men hear Tao,They half believe in it.When the lowest type of men hear Tao,They laugh heartily at it.Without the laugh, there is no Tao. - Lao-tzu
In displaying the psychology of your characters, minute particulars are essential. God save us from vague generalizations!"(Letter to Alexander Chekhov, May 10, 1886) - Anton Chekhov
Each man calls barbarism what is not his own practice for indeed it seems we have no other test of truth and reason that the example and pattern of the opinions and customs of the country we live in. - Michel de Montaigne
I don't believe in sin. My relationships that failed have failed because I somehow attract devout christians. I don't believe in virtue either. I think people just do shit and it's life. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Happiness can only be found if you free yourself of all other distractions. - Saul Bellow
The fact that social media has leveled the playing field doesn't offer you the right to disrespect the elderly - Bernard Kelvin Clive
If you want self-esteem. Do estimable acts ~ V, from A Piece of Cake: Memoir - Cupcake Brown
There will come a time in every girl's life when she realizes that your ex-girlfriend wasn't crazy. Actually, she was right (about you). - Nakia R. Laushaul
Actually, I am a coward. I say only what is safe to say, and I criticise only what is permissable to criticise. - Murong Xuecun
We are all characters in the book of life. - John E. Carson
Let's not become too busy to keep in touch with those who really matter most and need us. Life's short but let's make an indelible purposeful and powerful impact with it - Bernard Kelvin Clive
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character. - Marie Henri Beyle
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion... or you shall learn nothing. - Thomas H. Huxley
People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but *actually* from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... time-y wimey... stuff. - Steven Moffat
Kids born today will see us navigate past the first greatest test of humanity, which is: can we actually be smart enough to live on a planet without destroying it? - Alex Steffen
What is important is to deeply understand things and their relations to each other. This is where intelligence lies. The fact of being quick or slow isn’t really relevant. - Laurent Schwartz
The real acts of a real devil you know have been made acceptable by the fictitious actions of a nonexistent devil that you do not know. - Mike Klepper
People who gives excuses of lack of growth simply don’t know how to apply the principle of increase is practically inevitable. - Sunday Adelaja
When facts give way to faith, then and only then have you unlock the possibilities within! - TemitOpe Ibrahim
To keep any great nation up to a high standard of civilization there must be enough superior characters to hold the balance of power, but the very moment the balance of power gets into the hands of second-rate men and women, a decline of that nation is inevitable. - Christian D. Larson
Just because we're fictional characters doesn't mean you can pick us up and move us anywhere you want.--the people of Lake Woebegon - Garrison Keillor
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it. - Lord Acton
When does God turn a want into a need? When you feel the same way almost every day. Your thoughts can be distracted for a short period of time, but your mind will always take you back to the one place that feels like home. - Shannon L. Alder
There are two things we must get rid of early in life: a feeling of personal superiority and an exaggerated reverence for the sexual act. - Ayn Rand
The manager swiftly overtook him, sliding effortlessly past the skinny Englishman, with the practiced ease of someone used to slinking around ailing, despotic monarchs. - Tom Vater
Don't wait for the perfect thought, or the perfect moment; because perfection only occurs after action. - Archana Chaurasia Kapoor
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy. - Unknown
I am, indeed, an absolute materialist so far as actual belief goes; with not a shred of credence in any form of supernaturalism—religion, spiritualism, transcendentalism, metempsychosis, or immortality. - H.P. Lovecraft
Everything that happens around and within us is a reflection of our thoughts, imaginations, and actions. - Debasish Mridha
In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action. - Louis D. Brandeis
In the last analysis, my fellow country men, as we in America would be the first to claim, a people are responsible for the acts of their government. - Woodrow Wilson
Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one. - Marilyn Monroe
A diploma is a piece of paper that is used to acquire another piece of paper: an employment contract. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Religion imprisons God. By its own accord, if we are made in the image and likeness of God, then His condemnation of the sinner is an act of hypocrisy. I believe God to be greater than that. - Steve Maraboli
Exceed, succeed, outdo, overdo, all with a smile. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
Why do you write strong female characters?Because you're still asking me that question. - Joss Whedon
People often make very bad mistakes because people often don’t ask very simple crucial questions before their actions! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The most decisive actions of our life - I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future - are, more often than not, unconsidered. - Andre Gide
Over time, your actions betray your heart - for good or for evil. - Todd Stocker
I believe Jesus wasn't thinking about miracle when He performed it. He's just doing normal activities as he did in His heavenly kingdom. - Toba Beta
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others, for one cannot be a hero with needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
Writers are people whose words speak louder than their actions. - Shon Mehta
Every action you take, leads to a consequence you face. Choose wisely! - Kemi Sogunle
I don't mean to step on anyone's toes, and I don't mean to seem arrogant, but if you want to be foreverly remembered as anything great you have to live your life alone, hated, ignored, and character assassinated, and if you believe this to be true than you truely are a hater. - B.L. Kennison
Doesn't it seem more reasonable to take action to heal the social pathology that generates crime than to use gun control to blow another political toe off American liberalism during each election cycle? - Joe Bageant
Faith without action is delusion. Faith does not wait for miracles but produces them. If you think you can or if you think you can't, you are right. - Henry Ford
Avoid scoffers.Ignore doubters.Reject mockers.Surprise detractors. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Calm is not a place where there is no noise or activity. It is the ability to be in the midst of these, yet experiencing peace within. - Shilpa Menon
I do have a religion; it’s just not an ordinary one. In fact it is an extraordinary one. My religion is Literature. - Stephan Attia
To say that a man is made up of certain chemical elements is a satisfactory description only for those who intend to use him as a fertilizer.
If everyone takes one action for peace every day, our future generations will be able to enjoy peace. - Debasish Mridha
Quality of work is directly related to the quality of a person's character. - Orrin Woodward
Light enters a broken vessel more easily than an intact one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Morality consists in this for each individual: to attempt each time to extend its region of clear expression, to try to augment its amplitude, so as to produce a free act that expresses the most possible in one given condition or another. -- , The Fold: Leibniz and the Baroque, 73 - Gilles Deleuze
Practice silence and you will acquire silent knowledge. In this silent knowledge is a computing system that is far more precise and far more accurate and far more powerful than anything that is contained in the boundaries of rational thought. - Deepak Chopra
Teenagers - tired of being hassled by your parents?Act now!Move out, get a job, pay your own bills.....while you still know everything. - James Hauenstein
a leadership is a position of action process of abolition,completion of mission,over come oppositionand submission of duties - akhil aravind
Less fear, more courage.Less doubt, more faith.Less talking, more action.Less ignorance, more knowledge. - Matshona Dhliwayo
While boasting of our noble deeds we're careful to concealthe ugly fact that by an iniquitous money system we havenationalized a system of oppression which, though more refined,is not less cruel than the old system of chattel slavery. - Horace Greeley
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work - Orison Swett Marden
The progress of the world can certainly never come at all save by the modified action of the individual beings who compose the world. - George Eliot
I crave intimate love. Words that make my soul dance, a touch that gives me goosebumps, eye contact that electrifies my entire body, a kiss that could have me questioning whose air I am breathing. - Nikki Rowe
You can always get exactly what you desire. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Sometimes you only get one chance to rewrite the qualities of the character you played in a person's life story. Always take it. Never let the world read the wrong version of you. - Shannon L. Alder
Society judges people by their successes. I get attracted by their dedication, simplicity, and humility. - Debasish Mridha
Consciousness is man's greatest misfortune, still I know that man loves it and will not exchange it for any satisfactions. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people. - Claiborne Pell
Our deeds are like children that are born to us;they live and act apart from our own will. - George Eliot
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living in me and now I enjoy ever bit of my life and hope best for rest...something beyond lovelines from Love Vs Destiny... - Atul Purohit
Much of the joy in falling in love with fictional characters comes from being able to envision new stories from them. - The Atlantic Monthly
The destiny of your nation is in your hands, waiting for your actions. - Sunday Adelaja
Courage can't exist without action. Anything else is a lion without his roar. - Shannon L. Alder
How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day. - Anne Frank
It is often said that it’s a man’s world! We must change this fact and create this: It’s a human’s world! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Nothing to me is more distasteful than that entire complacency and satisfaction which beam in the countenances of a newly married couple. - Charles Lamb
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance as it accumulates in the form of inert facts. - Henry Adams
I really do literally put myself into a character's shoes. - Ruth Rendell
It's disheartening that most Christians will still miss Heaven because Christians today have forgotten that Heaven is meant for those who declare Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, then confirm that declaration with action. - Gugu Mona
Genetic engineering was messy. To force a sequence of foreign DNA into a plant, you couldn’t just snip the desired gene from the bacteria and sew it on to the plant’s DNA sequence like an old woman working on a quilt. - Kenneth Eade
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. - Henry Clay
Olgun! Wake up!"Her mind was filled with a sense of self-righteous andvaguely drowsy protest."Sure you weren't, she needled at him. You were justpracticing snoring, so you'd be sure to get it right later on,yes?"Olgun's response very strongly resembled an indignantsnort. - Ari Marmell
Following intuition allows decision and action to be made in the same instant. - Maria Erving
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body. - Cicero
A valid contract requires voluntary offer, acceptance, and consideration. - Robert Higgs
Jesus lived a life of deep meditation. If thoughts and words were physical objects, meditation would be the act of holding, examining, taking apart, tasting, smelling, listening to, and savoring in order to study and become one. - amy litzelman
You are perfect in your own dysfunctional way. And it’s exactly what I want." - Fenn - Candace Knoebel
If you cannot attract a woman, you are, by definition, sterile. - Erik Von Markovik
The most revolutionary aspect of the Protestant teaching however, is the fact that the Protestants began to look for ways and means to serve God better through inventions, discoveries, researches, sciences, factories, industries, etc. - Sunday Adelaja
It is true love that can activate the beauty and power of true genius. - Debasish Mridha
The act of meditation is being spacious. - Sogyal Rinpoche
Marriage is based on the theory that when man discovers a brand of beer exactly to his taste he should at once throw up his job and go work in the brewery. - George Jean Nathan
Make her smile, make her laugh and make her happy; because this is the only Truth, Meaning & Beauty act any human can ever achieve. - Sameh Elsayed
If you come into contact with that rare once in a lifetime opportunity, instantly own it, remember all it takes is a slight pondering moment for a stake to be placed, the opportunity can and will easily be claimed by another. - Victoria Addino
Self-interest lies behind all that men do, forming the important motive for all their actions; this rule has never deceived me - Marquis de Sade
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The secret to discovery is to never believe existing facts. - Bryant McGill
You learn to write by writing, and by reading and thinking about how writers have created their characters and invented their stories. If you are not a reader, don't even think about being a writer. - Jean M. Auel
IMAGINATION, n. A warehouse of facts, with poet and liar in joint ownership. - Ambrose Bierce
Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is the doom of laziness and gluttony to be inactive without ease, and drowsy without tranquility. - Samuel Johnson
Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work. - William Arthur Ward
Studying the rule of law won't make a great litigator. It is the act of trying cases in real courtrooms with real plaintiffs and defendants and judges and juries, week after week and year after year that develops lawyers into top trial attorneys. - Marian Deegan
Be practical,be skillful,be teachable,and you will be successful. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Hope is the blue skyAlways inviting but always shy. Hope is the flowers of imaginationAlways stimulate our mind for action. - Debasish Mridha
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity I mean the true simplicity of a rightly and nobly ordered mind and character, not that other simplicity which is only a euphemism for folly. - Plato
Your ADMIRERS make you STRONG and courageous. Your DETRACTORS make you SUCCESSFUL. - Sanjeev Himachali
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. - Coco Chanel
Gary Sherman has written a truly insightful and helpful book that will positively change the lives of its readers. Although many books have wise teachings, few have accessible, reliable and transformative practices like this one. I highly recommend this book. - Russell Delman
Be aware that how you feel has a direct impact on your thinking process. When we set standards for ourselves they seem objective, but standards and goal-setting are totally subjective and personal." From The Biology of Success. - Robert Arnot
Engineering is the practice of safe and economic application of the scientific laws governing the forces and materials of nature by means of organization, design and construction, for the general benefit of mankind. - S. E. Lindsay
A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her. - Helen Rowland
Personally, I believe Young Adult to be an arbitrary title that means the book "Can be enjoyed by anyone/Has a main character who’s not quite an adult/Isn’t really boring. - Shannon Hale
If one speaks or acts with a cruel mind, misery follows, as the cart follows the horse... If one speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness follows, as a shadow follows its source. - the Dhammapada
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it. - Richard Feynman
For in disease the most voluntary or most special movements, faculties, etc., suffer first and most, that is in an order the exact opposite of evolution. Therefore I call this the principle of Dissolution. - John Hughlings Jackson
...all that we do is governed by the law of opposites in which every so-called positive act is exactly and equally balanced by its opposite.; - Tony Parsons
Religious liberty might be supposed to mean that everybody is free to discuss religion. In practice it means that hardly anybody is allowed to mention it. - G.K. Chesterton
Do you actually think that you are in control of this world, think again for G-d has control what he allows is for a reason. - Virginia Garcia
To produce things and to rear them,To produce, but not to take possession of them,To act, but not to rely on one's own ability,To lead them, but not to master them -This is called profound and secret virtue. - Lao-tzu
Action is the antidote to despair. - Joan Baez
The more actively engaged you are in the present moment, the more aware you will become of yourself; your actions and reactions. As you become more aware, you will increase your ability to change what it is you do and how. - Akiroq Brost
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. - Roy Bennett
We feel like acting like a Christian, following the steps of Christ, is much more important than following a doctrine. - Isabel Ruiz Lucero
Ok, I see. When they say Charles Wovenu is passing by, everyone wants to see Charles Wovenu. But when they say to a child that "Bibi" is passing by, every child is hiding for "Bibi". What makes the difference is the impacts. - Israelmore Ayivor
Listening and showing you are there for someone is often more important than trying to find a "fix" for a problem. I wish there were more people who practice this. - Auliq Ice
Le spectacle est la principale production de la société actuelle. - Guy Debord
Whatever unspeakable act done to you, write it down, read it, then ball up the paper & sling it hard into the wall. Expunge it from your soul - Ace Antonio Hall
To possess a rich life of wholeness that brings happiness into the soul; is to show loving and caring characteristic traits toward others. - Ellen J. Barrier
The key to flow is to pursue an activity for its own sake, not for the rewards it brings."--(psychologist on the state of being he calls "flow") - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Sometimes you go do the opposite things anyway because in actuality... The whole time you've been wanting to hear the right thing from a person that will stop you. - Shailee J-N
Guilt can be a good thing. It's the soul's call to action. The indication that... something is wrong. The only way... to rid your heart of it... is to correct your mistakes and keep going... until amends are made. - Father Lantom, Daredevil
Yeah 220, 221 whatever it takes!" Michael Keaton character in "Mr. Mom - Mark Buff
Your Results will only change when you change your mindset, thinking and actions. - Tony Dovale
Love is 100% percent practical, oral performance is an ultimate turn-off, whether you like it or not. - Michael Bassey Johnson
In other words, we may, by fixing our attention almost fiercely on the facts actually before us, force them to turn into adventures; force them to give up their meaning and fulfill their mysterious purpose. - G.K. Chesterton
Special-interest publications should realize that if they are attracting enough advertising and readers to make a profit, the interest is not so special. - Fran Lebowitz
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so far as it…eases his way to action by the greater trust that it procures him. - Plutarch
The joy of a simple life is the greatest satisfaction. - Laila Ibrahim
When you practice mindfulness, you bloom like a flower. - Debasish Mridha
Book publishers should change the communication from best sellers to the best impacts.What matters is the impact not the sold copies. - kamil Toume
Facts are much more malleable than prejudices. - Theodore Dalrymple
An employee's motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager. - Bob Nelson
Changes are inevitable and not always controllable. What can be controlled is how you manage, react to and work through the change process. - Kelly A. Morgan
Writing therapy is my form of healing. Try and detach yourself from painful memories by infusing characters and then stepping back. - Phil Wohl
Between ourselves, there is no such thing, abstractly, as a 'good' book. A book is 'good' only when it meets some human hunger or refutes some human error. - Christopher Morley
When you take an action with love, there is always happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy. - Jean de la Bruyere
The overman...Who has organized the chaos of his passions, given style to his character, and become creative. Aware of life's terrors, he affirms life without resentment. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Describing current human mindsets reflecting our ignorance and cowardice and non action-oriented mentality:"I'm going to do nothing but escapist drugs and hop from one party or festival to another. I will dance my way out of the harsh realities of Planet Earth. - Mark Passio
Yes, he had made a good choice after all when he had chosen the God of the green pasture and the still waters! He was very powerful, and the fact that He expected you to think for yourself and do something in return for His help did not matter, as long as you could work things out. - Anne Holm
The ultimate success of a life depends on character and not on achievement. - Debasish Mridha
Pactum serva" - "Keep the faith - Horace
Fear echoes your self-defined limitations, not your actual ones. To change your self-image, you must face what scares you. - Vironika Tugaleva
She wasn't actually speaking to me, she was singing a kind of lullaby of talk. But, eventually, the music stopped. - Alice Sebold
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours. - Wayne W. Dyer
Muslim children should be raised with the understanding that once they hit puberty they are adults and Mukallaf (responsible for their actions). This understanding is crucial to assist them in passing the tests of youth. - Abu Muawiyah Ismail Kamdar
The West did not come to rule the world through its superiority of religion or ideas, but rather through its superior application of organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.
I met a woman who told me that she wasn't attracted to Asians. "No worries," I said. "I'm not attracted to racists - Simon Tam
It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement. - Isocrates
I no longer believe that William Shakespeare the actor from Stratford was the author of the works that have been ascribed to him. - Sigmund Freud
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another. - Mao Tse-tung
The biggest mistake brands make are trying to sell their stuff rather than clarifying what people are actually buying. - David Brier
In selecting men for office, let principle be your guide. Regard not the particular sect or denomination of the candidate - look to his character. - Noah Webster
Invest in yourself. Invest in self-discipline. Invest in self-satisfaction. Have complete control over your own thoughts and convictions, and never stop aiming to outdo yourself. - Lionel Suggs
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact. - Edmund Burke
You have to be so disciplined that even your distractions become focused. - Onyi Anyado
To be alive is to be dizzy and not to know exactly where to go. - Ander Monson
It's time to forget about the past, To wash away what happened last, Hide behind an empty face, Don't act too much, just say, 'Cause this is just a game. - 30 Seconds to Mars
Being a woman is of special interest to aspiring male transexuals. To actual women it is simply a good excuse not to play football. - Fran Lebowitz
I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored. - Louis C.K.
If you're really listening, if you're awake to the poignant beauty of the world, your heart breaks regularly. In fact, your heart is made to break; its purpose is to burst open again and again so that it can hold evermore wonders. - Andrew Harvey
Whatever you do, it will be a path. Life does not work like a light switch - on/off, fat/skinny, miserable/happy, crazy/sane. All things take time, patience, and practice. Anyone who tells you different is profiting off your fearful ignorance of the truth. - Vironika Tugaleva
There is no such a rule that patience leads to salvation! Patience can lead to salvation or it can lead to disaster. Every inaction or every action is open to all the possibilities! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts. - Clare Booth Luce
If you had the seeds of pestilence in your body you would not have a more active contagion that you have in your tempers, tastes, and principles. Simply to be in this world, whatever you are, is to exert an influence, compared with which mere language and persuasion are feeble.
I have not learned a single lesson, been inspired or impacted by another person’s life void of negative experiences. - John Paul Warren
The power to shape your destiny lies in your strength to take control of your thoughts, abilities and actions. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
The grace of prayer is an act of seeking to communicate with divine power. - Lailah Gifty Akita
No human mind can fully grasp the gift of Christ’s atonement, the vastness and inclusiveness of the act—but in the end, it comes down to just you and Jesus. You’ve come, and He’s met you with open arms—and now it’s just between the two of you. - Toni Sorenson
when potential greatness meets with actual greatness, the future is inspired with hope. - Chidi Prosper Agbugba
The Gospel of Jesus Christ is unrelenting in seeking to convert every area of our hearts and lives. The Gospel is all-encompassing. It is in fact the only source of godliness. Search anywhere else, and you have nothing more than self-reform at best and idolatry at its worst. - Barbara Hughes
The difference between hope and despair is a different way of telling stories from the same facts. - Alain de Botton
A good way to do econometrics is to look for good natural experiments and use statistical methods that can tidy up the confounding factors that Nature has not controlled for us. - Daniel McFadden
If any human concious able to define the God then he exactly don't know about the God. If willing to describe then he is beliver of the God. Because The God is unable to describe, if described then not about God. Because God is unable to describe, thats why there is God. The supreme power. - Kunal Jajal
Some ages are lukewarm and complacent, and then it is our business to soothe them yet faster asleep. Other ages, of which the present is one, are unbalanced and prone to faction, and it is our business to inflame them. - C.S. Lewis
We are like a flesh eating bacteria eating away everything until we kill ourselves in the process...that just tells you what humans are. - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
The thought manifests the word;The word manifests the deed;The deed develops into habit;And habit hardens into character;So watch the thought and its ways with care,And let them spring forth from loveBorn out of compassion for all beings.As the shadow follows the body, as we think, so we become. - Juan Mascaró
In an age of complexity, it is not easy to live a simple life or to practice simplicity. - Debasish Mridha
One very difficult aspect of sin is that my sin never feels like sin to me. My sin feels like life to me, plain and simple. My heart is an idol factory, and my mind is an excuse-making factory. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
Americans live not by facts, but by a lengthy list of myths. - Dave Champion
Your money should become active, not passive. - Sunday Adelaja
I am Chandubhai’ is an illusion itself and from that are karmas charged. When does ‘charging’ of new karmas stop? When one attains the exact awareness of ‘who I am?’. - Dada Bhagwan
When I watch my mind and stay with my body, out of that comes some course of action. - Charlotte Joko Beck
If we assume that man actually does resemble God, then we are forced into the impossible theory that God is a coward, an idiot and a bounder. - H.L. Mencken
We require from buildings, as from men, two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it; which last is itself another form of duty. - John Ruskin
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. - Zig Ziglar
Sadly, when a person's possessions distract him from his purpose, he usually ends up losing both. - Orrin Woodward
No aacomplishments are important than self realization of self satisfaction. - Santosh Kalwar
No matter how you die, or what action you take, since you're born,life is just a Suicide Game. - Haidji
Act as if it was and it will be. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Perfection of means and confusion of ends seems to characterize our age. - Albert Einstein
We get a little further from perfection, each year on the road,I guess that's what they call character,I guess that's just the way it goes,better to be dusty than polished,like some store window mannequin,why don't you touch me where i'm rusty,let me stain your hands - Ani DiFranco
Chasing a person doesn’t give you value or build values in you. You earn your value by chasing morality and practicing dignity. - Shannon L. Alder
Act as if you are going to live for ever and cast your plans way ahead. You must feel responsible without time limitations, and the consideration of whether you may or may not be around to see the results should never enter your thoughts. - Hyman George Rickover
What I love is the span between 'Action' and 'Cut'. What I do in that span is what I love about my job". - Kunal Karan Kapoor
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character. - Oscar Levant
If we truly believe that we are the righteousness of God through Jesus Christ, our actions would begin to reflect that belief. - Alisa Hope Wagner
So, why do you write these strong female characters?Because you’re still asking me that question."[Equality Now speech, May 15, 2006] - Joss Whedon
You can’t write novels without a touch of paranoia. I’m paranoid as an act of good citizenship, concerned about what the powerful people are up to. - Kurt Vonnegut
As we have seen there is some kind of continuity in any case since every experience affects for better or worse the attitudes which help decide the quality of further experiences, by setting up certain preference and aversion, and making it easier or harder to act for this or that end. - John Dewey
Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.
A fraction of second can teach the lesson of least 10years. - Shihab Kazi
Your actions are reflections of your thoughts. What are you thinking? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
She was our guardian angel. Lucy saved us from mystery. Without her, our marriage would be ruined. Her disappearance created an open wound that we can't fix but the most devasting reality is probably the fact that her body will never be found. She is a living ghost in Wilmington, North Carolina. - Chloé Danielo
The mind is the sacred centre of all attraction. - Lailah Gifty Akita
And I think more of a concern has been not within the campaign, the mistakes that were made, not being able to react to the circumstances that those mistakes created in a real positive and professional and helpful way for John McCain. - Sarah Palin
I would rather discover one scientific fact than become King of Persia. - Democritus
Random words, heard by chance, turn to hard facts in the eyes of a man of imagination, if there's any fire burning in his heart. - Friedrich von Schiller
It may make your blood boil and your mind may not be changed, but the practice of listening to opposing views is essential for effective citizenship. It is essential for our democracy. - Barack Obama
Thought precedes actions. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Improve yourself. You can become what you admire most in life. By admiring the quality of excellence in other people, and practicing that same quality, you too can become exceptional. - Mark F. LaMoure
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it. - Nelson Bunker Hunt
Kindness carries no price tag neither does it require making a purchase. A random act of kindness can change someone's life...choose to be kind always. - Kemi Sogunle
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power. - David Brin
Facts, like living things, have a value in and of themselves and demand respect. Yet some people use them as means to an end, and dismiss them as soon as they are done using them. - James Rozoff
True Islam taught me that it takes all of the religious, political, economic, psychological, and racial ingredients, or characteristics, to make the Human Family and the Human Society complete. - Malcolm X
Beware the pull on your heartstrings -- it's often the pursestrings that are actually being reached for. - Barbara Mikkelson
Anything you want can come true if you cast it in the form of a "golden goal" and apply EFT-Matrix Reimprinting to get clear and activate it "in the matrix". - Caryl Westmore
The only way to build a fan base is to have a lot of material out there for readers to find. You can't manufacture a fan base. You create it, one story at a time. - Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Love in action puts a mind at ease. It creates wonders and good feelings. Such is the magic word that when you allow it to flow freely, it awakens every human heart, and uplifts every human spirit. - Rita Barnes
Your thoughts make what happen in your life~You can turn anything negative into the positive~What you visualize can come true and you attract it to yourself - Pattimari Sheets-Diamond
The lucky ones are those who take every opportunity and turn every life experience onto truth seeking adventure. They end up full filled with deeper dimensions of pleasure and spirit satisfaction.~Inspired by: Rania Rageh~ - Sameh Elsayed
Choice betrays character, I said.That’s not true. Loring moved his finger along thesheet as if writing his name in cursive. Eliza, you can’t judge a man solely on his actions. Sometimes actions are nothing more than reactions. - Tiffanie DeBartolo
Knowing why you are is your purpose.Knowing who you are is your style.Knowing what you are is your character - Debasish Mridha
Nearly every parent on earth operates on the assumption that character matters a lot to the life outcomes of their children. Nearly every government antipoverty program operates on the assumption that it doesn’t. - David Brooks
Prayer is not mere wishing. It is asking with a will. . . . It is energy. We turn to an active Giver; therefore we go into action. - P.T. Forsyth
Action is the foundational key to all success. - Pablo Picasso
I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask, 'How many good things have you done in your life?' rather he will ask, 'How much love did you put into what you did? - Mother Teresa
To react, is to be A slave to someone else's actions. Sometimes, A warrior is faced with the decision to strike pre-emptively, trusting his intuition, wisdom and years of training - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
If you have kindness in your heart, you offer acts of kindness to touch the hearts of others wherever you go—whether they are random or planned. Kindness becomes a way of life. - Roy T. Bennett
Don’t let any tragic event or any people pull you away from the path of peace. Be strong and attract others to your path toward peace. - Debasish Mridha
Truth might be heroic, but it was not within the range of practical domestic politics. - Samuel Butler
I am very confident. I look confident. I act confident. I speak in a confident way... - Milton H. Erickson
If Heaven actually exists, I don't need anyone to be my real estate broker. After all, what is religion but an attempt to sell you a share in the ultimate gated community? - Quentin R. Bufogle
Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take. - Peter McWilliams
The difference between success & failure isn't ability as much as action. - Orrin Woodward
Get crazy in prayer. Ask for the seemingly impossible; then watch it happen. Do not make judgments on what you are worthy of. Save the practicality for other aspects of your life. - Pooja Ruprell
Only through action, through living, can we escape from the prison of thought and language. - Marty Rubin
Make peace with silence, and remind yourself that it is in this space that you'll come to remember your spirit. When you're able to transcend an aversion to silence, you'll also transcend many other miseries. And it is in this silence that the remembrance of God will be activated. - Wayne W. Dyer
The immoral woman in Luke 7 has the faith to anticipate Christ's forgiveness. She can act in love with no words to justify. - Jenn Thoman
The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught. - H. L. Mencken
I am ashamed to say this, but as a child, neither my parents not my teachers pushed me to read. In fact, I did not read an entire book through until I was a grown man and had learned the awesome power of reading on my own. - Daniel Whyte III
I've met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat. These methods of travel seem to attract the kind of people I want to be with. - Hedy Lamarr
It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Before success in any man's life he is sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps, some failure. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and most logical thing to do is to quit. That is exactly what the majority of men do. - Napoleon Hill
HOSTILITY, n. A peculiarly sharp and specially applied sense of the earth's overpopulation. Hostility is classified as active and passive; as (respectively) the feeling of a woman for her female friends, and that which she entertains for all the rest of her sex. - Ambrose Bierce
Strength is Happiness. Strength is itself victory. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness. When you wage a struggle, you might win or you might lose. But regardless of the short-term outcome, the very fact of your continuing to struggle is proof of your victory as a human being. - Daisaku Ikeda
The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into habit; And habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care, And let it spring from love Born out of concern for all beings.
Man cannot bear to be in the wrong. As soon as he feels guilt or remorse, he bends his ethics to suit himself. Actions do not flow from ethics, but ethics from actions, and it is by refining our actions that we refine our ethics. - Neel Burton
After character becomes imbued with conscious principles of love, integrity, and faith, it opens the door for purity and holiness to converge at the portals of the soul like sentinels guarding against any counter attacks from the ego. - Garey Gordon
We are the result of our mere actions. What we do, we become. - Santosh Kalwar
Vulnerability + Action + Positive Thinking = Courage - Shannon L. Alder
I can be alone without being lonely. In fact, those times of solitude are necessary respite for a beleaguered soul, set upon by the pressures of life. I need to take whatever moments I can to just be still. - Steve Goodier
Desires and wishes don’t lead to success. Plans and efforts do. Create a vision, chalk out an action plan, put in your best efforts and give yourself a headstart in achieving your dreams. - Roopleen
Artists think along the edges of the box, because that's where things get done. That's where the audience is, that's where the means of production are available, and that's where you can make an impact. - Seth Godin
It might behoove us to realize that isolation is the absence of all the senseless clutter, and all the incessant racket that would keep God from having ample room to show up and sufficient silence to be heard. Therefore, isolation may actually be the place where we are least isolated. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You will make a perfectly rational mistake: You will assume that sooner or later the paradigm you are presently practicing (which has been mostly successful) will solve all the rest of your problems. - Joel Barker
It's my belief that people enter your life at exactly the right time. - Don Roff
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. - Aristotle
In the ancient Indian Pali language, the words for mind and heart are the same. And the Chinese character for mindfulness is a combination of two characters. One part means now and the other means mind or heart. So, when you hear the word mindfulness you can also consider it to mean heartfulness. - Shamash Alidina
You have to have time to be sorry for yourself to be a good Abstract Expressionist. - Robert Rauschenberg
I was born with an adult head and a tiny body. Like a 'Peanuts' character. - Jon Stewart
ALL EXCUSES must be FOUGHT by taking ACTION against the THOUGHT. ~ Author - Mammy Oaklee
Few things a doctor does are more important than relieving pain. . . pain is soul destroying. No patient should have to endure intense pain unnecessarily. The quality of mercy is essential to the practice of medicine; here, of all places, it should not be strained. - Marcia Angell
Of course we can keep this going, in principle, forever. In practice we will keel over from exhaustion, boredom, or death.
A philosophy a system of principles that will guide your thoughts and actions. - Napoleon Hill
True philosophy must start from the most immediate and comprehensive fact of consciousness: 'I am life that wants to live, in the midst of life that wants to live - Albert Schweitzer
A self-balancing, 28-jointed adaptor-based biped; an electro-chemical reduction plant, integral with segregated stowages of special energy extracts in storage batteries, for subsequent actuation of thousands of hydraulic and pneumatic pumps, with motors attached; 62,000 miles of capillaries.... - R. Buckminster Fuller
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts. - Abraham Lincoln
Women are better at acting then men. Why? Because we have to be. If successfully convincing someone bigger than you are of something he doesn't want to know is a survival skill, this is how women have survived through the millennia. - Meryl Streep
If a person listens routinely to the sermon but doesn’t show the commensurate good change in own daily action, then the fact is s/he is actually not hearing anything of the spiritual master’s oration. - Anuj Somany
All perceptible matter comes from a primary substance, or tenuity beyond conception, filling all space, the akasha or luminiferous ether, which is acted upon by the life giving Prana or creative force, calling into existence, in never-ending cycles all things and phenomena. - Nikola Tesla
Species evolve exactly as if they were adapting as best they could to a changing world, and not at all as if they were moving toward a set goal. - George Gaylord Simpson
Meditation, practiced individually and as a family, helps with a different type of peace. It is not a calm absent of noise and confusion but a calm that persists in the very center of the noise and the chaos. Ten minutes daily can transform your life. - Ann Brasco
Make your interactions with people transformational, not just transactional. - Patti Smith
Rage whether in reaction to social injustice, or to our leaders’ insanity, or to those who threaten or harm us is a powerful energy that, with diligent practice, can be transformed into fierce compassion. - Bonnie Myotai Treace
It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things. - Henry David Thoreau
for my grief's so greatThat no supporter but the huge firm earthCan hold it up: here I and sorrows sit;Here is my throne, bid kings come bow to it.(Constance, from King John, Act III, scene 1) - William Shakespeare
Books, films should be based on specific people... people which are rare and by it's own way pretty mystery as characters. - Deyth Banger
When someone is hurt andwe hear ourselves saying"I don't understand, why"PAUSEAt the pause, ask "What am I missing here ?"At the pause, stop judging, stop reacting,get curious and believe their hurt stateAt the pause, tap into their heart and mind.Now see how this pause transforms the conversation. - Wordions
Write for impact first, money second. If you do it the other way around, you’ll end up with less of either. - Don Roff
Like the 'good' characters in literature, the sane don't have any memorable lines. - Adam Phillips Going Sane
Are you a dreamer or a doer? Hopefully you are both because a dream with no action is just a dream and a plan with no ending goal is senseless direction. Follow and accomplish your dreams with a plan of action! - Augusta DeJuan Hathaway
Abt Draws from a trove of personal experience to create a vivid account of the people and place. Along the way, Abt addresses big questions such as economic reform and practical ones such as how to use e–commerce to achieve brand recognition in North Korea. - Jeff Baron
Now that we have all this useful information, it would be nice to do something with it. (Actually, it can be emotionally fulfilling just to get the information. This is usually only true, however, if you have the social life of a kumquat.)
A homely face does not guarantee a homely character. Appearance is the body, character is the spirit, and the soul bears the most vital qualities. - Michael Bassey Johnson
For the most part, people strenuously resist any redefinition of morality, because it shakes them to the very core of their being to think that in pursuing virtue they may have been feeding vice, or in fighting vice they may have in fact been fighting virtue. - Stefan Molyneux
Never be afraid to offer a smile; sure the risk is that a few foolish people may misinterpret your kindness as weakness, but the sweet reward is that as you make new friends and encourage others, the foolish have ignored the fact that you have already shown them your teeth. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Hope is steel covered in velvet. It can seem soft and cuddly, but hope is at the core of what makes people become what God designed them to be. Hope and its sister, faith, always create action. - Dave Ramsey
A Simple act of Kindness can create endless Ripples - Pushkar Saraf
Diplomacy is so weak and prosaic. Diplomacy must never become an end, itself. Facts are so much more important in science. Yet, I'm beginning to appreciate the value of a soft word and a smile. --Unassimilated pg 294 - Michael Benzehabe
An intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity service.
It's rather disconcerting to sit around a table in a critique of someone else's work, only to realize that the antagonist in the story is none other than yourself, and no one present thinks you're a very likable character. - Michelle Richmond
Talent is a gift, but character is a choice. - John C. Maxwell
There are seasons when to be still demands immeasurably higher strength than to act. - Margaret Bottome
A good character will be recognized by a goodcharacter.September 8, 2016 - Petra Hermans
Music... will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot. - Mark Twain
Truth resides in every human heart,and one has to search for it there,and to be guided by truth as one sees it.But no one has a right to coerce othersto act according to his own view of truth. - Mahatma Gandhi
...legal procedure has always tacitly been concerned with human relations, rather than abstract justice, and that consequently in spite of the legal codes it is really the human relations underneath that determine the verdicts in the courts. - James Jones
Don’t say you don’t have enough time or enough money to change the world. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Gandhi, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci and Jesus Christ. - Shannon L. Alder
We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness. - Maxwell Maltz
Nothing reminds one of how shitty inequality is more often than the fact that there are companies who make and people who use 1-ply toilet papers. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Anything can become a children's book if you give it to a child...Children are actually the best (and worst) audience for literature because they have no patience with pretence. - Orson Scott Card
The purpose of salt is to change the nature of what it invades without calling attention to itself. Attracting attention to yourself in the Kingdom of God is like seducing the bride because you are the best man of the groom. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
Action without Vision is Blind;Vision without Action is Lame... - Richard Marcel I.
If you avoid your truthful emotions and pain you will implode and contract into a diminished and feeble state. - Bryant McGill
Do not condemn the man that cannot think or act as fast as you can, because there was a time when you could not do things as well as you can today.
No actions, no results. Everything else is a commentary. - Utpal Vaishnav
Nothing can be more notorious than the calumnies and invectives with which the wisest measures and most virtuous characters of The United States have been pursued and traduced [By American Newspapers] - Thurgood Marshall
oh love, doesn’t the fact that the world is so big,laid out like ripe fruitmake you want to stay? - Andrew McMillan
Accept fate, and move on. Don't yield to the seductive pull of self-pity. Acting like a victim threatens your future. - Auliq Ice
Man is so intelligent that he feels impelled to invent theories to account for what happens in the world. Unfortunately, he is not quite intelligent enough, in most cases, to find correct explanations. So that when he acts on his theories, he behaves very often like a lunatic. - Aldous Huxley
No one wants their stuff stolen. No one wants their physical person harmed. If you understand the implications of those two truths, you can come to see the egregious moral and practical problems of a state-managed society. - Jeffrey Tucker
To be profitable, practice diligence.To be successful, practice excellence.To be influential, practice intelligence.To be honorable, practice prudence.To be blissful, practice kindness.To be joyful, practice goodness. - Matshona Dhliwayo
These, then are my last words to you: be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. - William James
Actually I don't remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs. - Jim Morrison
She toyed around with his smiles and emotions, till they actually turned plastic. And then, She changed the toy… - Douglas Self
Until they create tools to read an individual's mind,secrets will exist and people will still need to unload their conscience to a disgruntled partner.Politician will still have to apologize for hidden acts of mischief and deceit against their constituency. - j.d.moise
Good or bad, words have an impact on each of us. As a writer, I can only hope that the effects my words have on others are more often good than bad. - Jessica Lave
It is not the Church name that matters, but a Christ like character from every Christian that makes a difference. - Gugu Mona
I say illusion of choice because, in many cases, the nature of their choices hardly reaches the level of will, but of merely perfunctory activity. For the most part, their desires are not too strong, they are too weak, apathetic and easily placated. They often can be tempted into doing Nothing. - Geoffrey Wood
The secret, or innermost, level of wisdom is pure intuition, clarity, lucidity, innate wakefulness, presence, and recognition of reality. This transcendental wisdom is within all of us—it just needs to be discovered and developed, unfolded and actualized. - Lama Surya Das
True love not only attracts hearts, but it also shines like the sun. - Debasish Mridha
All people have three characters, that which they exhibit, that which they are, and that which they think they are. - Alphonse Karr
Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust. - Jean Baudrillard
You can use your imagination to get exactly what you desire. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There are no failures. There are only experiences and our reactions to them. - jassi
Suicide is nothing, but an act of depriving the soul from it's very right to liberation. - Aniruddha Sastikar
They say golf is not a contact sport. Not the way we play it.
eorum omnium actiones in se invicem - Isaac Newton
The exact location of your dream lies entangled in your childhood memories. - Vanshika Dhyani
While the lecture itself was not bold, because my relationships were bold and intimate and risky, the lecture had impact. This experience taught me a powerful lesson about evangelism: the integrity of our relationships matters more than the boldness of our words. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
We sensible often resist intrusive love and its chaos practically, employing measures to prevent the former for fear of the latter. But for all our wit and work, that desperation for control also prevents the pure, transcendental freedom more often delivered by both. - Tiffany Madison
Whenever we lose time we are actually losing our life. - Sunday Adelaja
Though often scoffed at by serious writers, science fiction worms its way into our cultural psyche in interesting ways, and not just as predictors of technology. Many of these writers translate the –isms of our times into imagined futures populated with characters coping with the consequences. - Frank Daniels III
Enjoyment appears at the boundary between boredom and anxiety, when the challenges are just balanced with the person's capacity to act. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Money comes to those who act intelligently, and God to those who hunger for his grace - Radhe Maa
It's only when you put action into practice will you ever really unlock the real possibilities that surround you. - Tony Curl
I am on a mission to spread more love on this planet. It is shocking to me to see how little attention to spreading love there is. I will not rest until I am the AMBASSADOR FOR LOVE for the United Nations. It is time to give love its voice, its place, and its impact in the hearts of all mankind. - Monika Zands
In a rational society we would want our presidents to be teachers. In our actual society we insist they be cheerleaders. - Steve Allen
When you start loving, your character becomes like the positive side of a magnet and the one you love becomes negative, that pulls people close to you in union, and becomes very difficult to separate. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Facts have a cruel way of substituting themselves for fancies. There is nothing more remorseless, just as there is nothing more helpful, than truth. - William C. Redfield
Giving an opportunity to others is not political act - Abdulsalam Unshur
If you want a bright future, ignite your desire filled action today. - Debasish Mridha
My cock actually sort of staggers like a punch-drunk boxer who doesn’t know when to stay down. - Alexis Hall
The only un-distractable, un-destructable, "thing", yet also the foundation of all pure creation, is "nothing. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
Whatever course you decide upon there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires....courage. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nor is it always in the most distinguished achievements that men's virtues or vices may be best discovered: but very often an action of small note, a short saying, or a jest, shall distinguish a person's real character more than the greatest sieges, or the most important battle. - Plutarch
I feel good about taking things to Goodwill and actually, I do like shopping at Goodwill. It's so cheap that it feels like a library where I am just checking things out for awhile until I decide to take them back. - April Foiles
Just remember, everything should be EXACTLY as it is. Not better, not worse." - L. R. W. Lee - L.R.W. Lee
Practice patience to get the results but don't be much patient to take actions. - Amit Kalantri
Gods have become like us, ergo, we have become like gods. And to you, my unknown planetary readers, we will come to you, to make your life as divinely rational and exact as ours. - Yavgeny Zamyatin -We
Inspiration comes and goes, creativity is the result of practice. - Phil Cousineau
No need to look to see if your former home has vanished yet into the humdrum gray behind you; you'll be able to feel it, the sudden eclipse of the tractor beam the house puts out. Of its forcefield of sadness. - Garth Risk Hallberg
Every law is an infraction of liberty. - Jeremy Bentham
A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship. - Aristotle
When I'm really into a novel, I'm seeing the world differently during that time— not just for the hour or so in the day when I get to read. I'm actually walking around in a haze, spellbound by the book and looking at everything through a different prism. - Colin Firth
Many people over forty have at least one health condition that affects their ability to work a forty hour work week effectively. Human Resources (HR), doctors and governments have known this fact for decades. - Steven Magee
The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. - Abraham Lincoln
By portraying war as an opportunity for virtuous acts, the politicians romanticize evil. - Sheldon Richman
Happiness lies with us only. Desire for experiencing interactive pleasure is because of the association with the ignorance (of the Self). The one who does not have such association, he will ‘realize’ true happiness. - Dada Bhagwan
At times, talent is gifted! But mostly, it comes with good practice. - Somya Kedia
I almost always urge people to write in the first person. Writing is an act of ego and you might as well admit it. - William Zinsser
Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.
The character of God is an unchanging Northstar five which to find our way through a world of moral complexity. - Kirby Anderson
Everything has an advantage and disadvantage but, choose an option that will bring you back to the track. Even if you see a poor man on the street choose an option that will left you up, but don't just choose, apply action. - Ben Bereng
It is more Important to be of pure intention than of perfect action. - Ilyas Kassam
Alea Iacta est... (the dice is cast)
The twinkling of an eye. That is the most wonderful expression. I've thought from time to time it was the best thing in life, that little incandescence you see in people when the charm of a thing strikes them, or the humor of it. 'The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart.' That's a fact. - Marilynne Robinson
Develop your character; there is no need to be concerned about reputation. - Debasish Mridha
Give form to your vision. Disregard the fact that it appears to entail efforts. Express what you have inside and communicate it everywhere. - Franco Santoro
The essence of intelligence is skill in extracting meaning from everyday experience. - Unknown
Five senses; an incurably abstract intellect; a haphazardly selective memory; a set of preconceptions and assumptions so numerous that I can never examine more than minority of them - never become conscious of them all. How much of total reality can such an apparatus let through? - C. S. Lewis
Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action. - Peter F. Drucker
The fact was I had the vision... I think everyone has... what we lack is the method. - Jack Kerouac
Life is full of hurts, and it always will be. As long as you live, people are going to offend you, hurt you, and disappoint you.But you needn't let their actions control your response and out-look on life. You can learn to rise above life's disappointments. - Prince Akwarandu
If our actions stem from honesty, kindness, caring, and vision, then no matter what the result of our efforts, we have added something of value to our souls and to the world.
Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity. - Jacques Ellul
An honest election, under democracy, is an act of innocence which does not take place more than once in the history of a given nation.
Focus less on goals and more on the action needed to reach them - Dr. Asoka Jinadasa
Be Practical." That's probably the most stupid piece of advice I've ever received in my life. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Getting straight with your money is as complicated as a trip to the grocery store:You need a comparison shop, add and subtract, stick with a plan, and ask questions- nothing more. - Elizabeth Warren
Even when we do not actively participate in our destiny, we are still on a chosen path. Life has a way of making decisions for us. - Nina Guilbeau
New Golden Rule of Fractional Reserve Banking: He who creates the "fool's gold" controls the fools. - Orrin Woodward
MATERIAL, adj. Having an actual existence, as distinguished from an imaginary one. Important. Material things I know, or fell, or see; All else is immaterial to me. Jamrach Holobom - Ambrose Bierce
Photography, fortunately, to me has not only been a profession but also a contact between people - to understand human nature and record, if possible, the best in each individual. - Nickolas Muray
God is not a being but an atom where all the power, attraction, information, and beauty resides. - Debasish Mridha
It's been said that people see what they want to see. For that exact reason, look for the good in people, rather than the bad. - Donald L. Hicks
Success is manufactured in the Mind, while Happiness is cultivated in the Soul - Philip McKernan
Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking. Peace and not war is the father of all things. Only economic action has created the wealth around us; labor, not the profession of arms, brings happiness. Peace builds, war destroys. - Ludwig von Mises
When we think we're multitasking we're actually multiswitching. That is what the brain is very good at doing - quickly diverting its attention from one place to the next. We think we're being productive. We are, indeed, being busy. But in reality we're simply giving ourselves extra work. - Michael Harris
The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.
A good character is not only about the good person people know you to be. Your ability to tell the truth about how bad you had been is also a good character. - Israelmore Ayivor
I have no will of my own. Never did. Limp and lily-livered, I always obey - is it possible that's attractive to women? - Anton Chekhov
While God, for the most part, allows this cosmos [creation] to work according to the laws of nature, there is never a time when He is not actively involved in every detail of life. - Charles R. Swindoll
We profess to be strangers and pilgrims, seeking after a country of our own, yet we settle down in the most un-stranger-like fashion, exactly as if we were quite at home and meant to stay as long as we could. I don't wonder apostolic miracles have died. Apostolic living certainly has. - Amy Carmichael
We make a home for ourselves, every time we work on something: actors, writers, singers, building these little nests in our gypsy souls, in place of the ones we so seldom seem to make in our own lives. And then suddenly it's over, and we have to start again. - Alan Brennert
MIRACLE, n. An act or event out of the order of nature and unaccountable, as beating a normal hand of four kings and an ace with four aces and a king. - Ambrose Bierce
People who were genuinely dangerous might not need to exhibit the fact at all, and that the ability to conceal a threat made them even more dangerous. - William Gibson
Live with a mission; act with passion. - Debasish Mridha
When people say "you've changed", what they actually mean is that they don't like the fact at all that you've stopped tolerating their bullshit. - Ali. B. Moe
You can't really expect a 22-year-old girl to react the same way as a man 24 years older than her. - Rachel Hunter
Life is an activity with which we kill time while we wait for something, someone, or the mere passage of time to kill us. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Often success goes hand-in-hand with the sum total of sexual activity in your life. - Stephen Richards
I know for an absolute fact that if I ate a meal at one of Gordon Ramsay's restaurants, I would be able to taste his anger. - John Cheese
An actor cannot and must not become more important than the story. - kambiz shabankareh
He felt something trickle down his face and he wiped it away irritably. When he looked at the back of his hand, he found trails of red. He had never cried in his life; in fact, he could not cry with no tear ducts. But now, at last, he was. He was crying tears of blood. For her. - Phillip W. Simpson
Putting his head down on the dog's neck, he vowed to himself fervently that he would always have some money on hand, no matter what became of him, so that he would be able to protect all that was truly valuable from the practical people in the world. - Morley Callaghan
Self-acceptance is self-love in action. - Jodi Livon
Action expresses priorities. - Mahatma Gandhi
The degree of panic activity in my life is equal to the degree of my lack of personal spiritual experience. - Oswald Chambers
Victory, is like a boxer that hangs his gloves, after the consecutive losses; sometimes walking away is what builds character, than the actual fight. As humble fruit on a tree that falls to the ground and rots, never finding appreciation in the taste of mouths. - Anthony Liccione
An action made by an unwitting man, shall not define, nor justify a common thought or interpretation. - Even Engesland
Faction is that hybrid of documented fact and novelistic elaboration. - Norman Mailer
Human knowledge is but a ripple on the water's surface. To go deeper, we must accept the fact that we don't know everything - Stewart Stafford
I got this to say. You're acting like a crowd of kids. - William Golding
The aim (of education) must be the training of independently acting and thinking individuals who, however, can see in the service to the community their highest life achievement. - Albert Einstein
Rightness of limitation is essential for growth of reality.Unlimited possibility and abstract creativity can procure nothing. The limitation, and the basis arising from what is already actual, are both of them necessary and interconnected. - Alfred North Whitehead
I'm appalled with description of "Sex Criminal" as recreation. Just responded to "20 minutes of action" by father of Stanford rapist. Lots of women at Goodreads, what are you thinking? - Bawb Cawx
The problem with cats is that they get the same exact look whether they see a moth or an ax-murderer. - Paula Poundstone
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. - Sam Ewing
Every life is a canvas and every interaction is a brush, therefore we’d be wise to consider how we handle the paint. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved. - Ansel Adams
Despite my best effort to make myself as large as absolutely possible, life will always be larger than me. That simple fact makes God not only a likelihood, but a necessity. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is through justification of one's actions that a completely guiltless life is possible. - Ashly Lorenzana
Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder. - Laurence J. Peter
I have thought too much to stoop to action. - Adam De L'Isle
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active. - Leonardo da Vinci
To be intelligent is to be open-minded, active, memoried, and persistently experimental. - Leopold Stein
There are one or two people - I’m not talking about family, about Zhenya or your mother - whom a pariah can trust. He can contact these people without first waiting for a sign. - Vasily Grossman
It is only through fiction and the dimension of the imaginary that we can learn something real about individual experience. Any other approach is bound to be general and abstract. - Nicola Chiaromonte
We mine our greatest value through the process of proactive thinking - Julian Pencilliah
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. - John Adams
It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement.Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs, therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity or undue depression in adversity. - Isocrates
I am ready for love, but I am not a seeker of it. My truth is; the more I love who I am, the more I will attract my perfect mirror of love to meet me halfway. - Nikki Rowe
Your dreams give you inspiration.Your goals give you a mission.Your failures give you direction.Your successes give you satisfaction. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Sometimes carrying the burden of an upsetting truth, and hiding it, is actually a gift you give to someone else. You bear that burden, so they don’t have to, in a situation where telling them will change nothing. - Cassandra Clare
An open Facebook page is simply a psychiatric dry erase board that screams, Look at me. I am insecure. I need your reaction to what I am doing, but you’re not cool enough to be my friend. Therefore, I will just pray you see this because the approval of God is not all I need. - Shannon L. Alder
Acting like someone you're not is exactly what it takes to realize you're capable of more than you ever knew. - Rob Sheridan
Believe in yourself, don't let no man define your future, work hard at your trade as if no man exist to help you and focus should be your lens against distractions. - Oscar Bimpong
They cannot hurt you; their active participation, the enthusiasm in their willingness to try, proves their natural affinity and disposition to ruin, chaos, and sabotage.Some do not learn you to earn you, they learn you to burn you. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything. - George Lois
I'm a novelist by trade and my job is to write a story rather than reconstruct actual events. - Sara Sheridan
Thrills are much more about anticipation than action. An unfired bullet is more dangerous than one that has already met its target. - Ashwin Sanghi
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common. - Denis Diderot
We are here to change the world with small acts of thoughtfulness done daily rather than with one great breakthrough. - Rabbi Harold Kushner
It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things. - Henry David Thoreau
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem. - W. Somerset Maugham
And if the characters haven't died, they carry on murdering to this very day ... - Rebekka Kricheldorf
Dogs are gonna take over the world. It's a known fact for those who believe it, kinda like the Bible. - Green Day
The concept of progress acts as a protective mechanism to shield us from the terrors of the future. - Frank Herbert
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character. - Marie Leneru
There is no fact which is not at least part fiction. - Marty Rubin
Here, there's no anger, no loss, not even fear. When he's battling, everything has a crystal clarity, just action and reaction. - Anonymous
I used to be a lawyer, but now I am a reformed character. - Woodrow Wilson
Every man has his fault, and honesty is his.- Lucullus (Act III, scene 1) - William Shakespeare
Essentially there are two actions in life: Performance and excuses. Make a decision as to which he will accept from yourself. - Steven Brown
If you take any activity, any art, any discipline, any skill, take it andpush it as far as it will go, push it beyond where it has ever been before,push it to the wildest edge of edges, then you force it into the realm ofmagic. - Tom Robbins
Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer. - Shunryu Suzuki
Getting stuck is reactive, getting unstuck is proactive. - Sherene McHenry
Scientists are in the strange position of being confronted daily by the indisputable fact of their own consciousness, yet with no way of explaining it. - Christian de Quincey
For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change. - Ingrid Bengis
If you have realized how powerful a simple act of kindness is, you will never be rude. - Debasish Mridha
Dissatisfaction can be a source of inspiration if you learn to control it. - Tadahiko Nagao
Your mindset determines your reality. Think positive, Act positive and Live positive. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
To some lawyers all facts are created equal. - Felix Frankfurter
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. - William James
if only people stopped acting like they've been asked to donate a lung every time somebody asks for something the world would be a better place - Alina Radoi
Cryptography is the ultimate form of non-violent direct action. - Julian Assange
Love is an attraction but not a reaction. - Debasish Mridha
The writer is either a practicing recluse or a delinquent, guilt-ridden one--or both. Usually both. - Susan Sontag
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others in order to save them, for one cannot be a hero without needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
Between eigtheen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with money, but with actions. Most men buy nothing. - Andre Malraux
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Think, speak, and act. With age comes self-reproach: I might have done more. Therefore now do! - Théophile Thoré
To treat fiction as if it were a religious or moral sermon is about as far from the actuality of literature as it is possible to get and indeed it is, in my opinion, the purest form of intellectual barbarism. - Edward W. Said
The fact that you have started a small business doesn't mean you should be thinking small. Think BIG! Start Small! Expand your territories! - Bernard Kelvin Clive
For an artist is not a consumer, as our commercials urge us to be. An artist is a nourisher and a creator who knows that during the act of creation there is collaboration. We do not create alone. - Madeleine L'Engle
Society is indeed a contract ... it becomes a participant not only between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born. - Edmund Burke
In microbiology the roles of mutation and selection in evolution are coming to be better understood through the use of bacterial cultures of mutant strains. - Edward Tatum
You do not need permission to be you. Just be your authentic, brilliant, one-soul-only self. You are a marvel. Act like it! - Toni Sorenson
Want to give a very strong energy to someone with a simple act? Then, smile! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I was miserable, of course, for I was seventeen, and so I swung into action and wrote a poem, and it was miserable, for that's how I thought poetry worked: you digested experience and shat literature. [from "Mingus at the Showplace"] - William Matthews
Simply thinking creatively is not the same as being innovative, and only those who risk breaking out of their comfort zone by putting thought into action will discover the profusion of opportunity that exists. - Michael Lum
An action made by an unwitting man, shall not define, nor justify a common thought and interpretation. - Even Engesland
You have the power to manifest your dreams.You are fully supported by the Divine.Take action. Do what you need to do.Heal what you need to heal.Create your magic. - Eileen Anglin
Hardships lead to strength of character. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Each of us is the real star. We all are so close but still so far i this sky called ground. We all shine, though the light the others see is the one that our actions left in the past. - Christos K
Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us? - Frank Herbert
When people say ‘you’ve changed’ there’s a 95% chance that you just stopped acting the way they wanted you to. - Anonymous
The change starts when you start watching a video. You don't see it, you don't feel it but it starts at this moment, just by reading a complicated book or watching a film you again change... It's a fact! - Deyth Banger
Goodness without knowledge... is weak and feeble, yet knowledge without goodness is dangerous.... Both united form the noblest character and lay the surest foundation of usefulness to mankind. Many men went a walking and many crippled men, did not. - John Phillips
Make sure you know the Bible well enough to figure out if what someone says is fact or their own opinions. If you don't it could lead you in the wrong direction. - Amanda Penland
TRUTH, n. An ingenious compound of desirability and appearance. Discovery of truth is the sole purpose of philosophy, which is the most ancient occupation of the human mind and has a fair prospect of existing with increasing activity to the end of time. - Ambrose Bierce
A woman impudent and mannish grown is not more loathed than an effeminate man in time of action. - William Shakespeare
A library implies an act of faith which generations, still in darkness hid, sign in their night in witness of the dawn."À qui la faute? (1872) - Victor Hugo
i believed that imagination is stronger than knowledge, sometimes that dreams are more powerful than fact,stronger dreams may seized peoples heart with full of amore/love - irak.ibrahim hussain didi
The ‘doctrines’ we get out of the true myth are of course less true: they are translations into our concepts and ideas of that which God has already expressed in a language more adequate, namely the actual incarnation, crucifixion, and resurrection. - C.S. Lewis
I know I should have been grateful because it was a very nice thing to do. But I wasn't grateful. I wasn't grateful at all. Don't get me wrong. I acted like I was. But I wasn't. To tell you the truth, I was starting to get mad. - Stephen Chbosky
Not the action, but the expectation creates results. - Debasish Mridha
The problem with people is that they try to do everything but don't do one thing well. Focus more energy on the activity you excel in. Capitalize on your strengths. - Bianca Frazier
Well, I'm a painter, I was trained as a painter…I seem to have spent a little less time painting than I might've done…But it didn't transcend the feeling of playing at UFO and those sort of places with the lights and that, the fact that the group was getting bigger and bigger. - Syd Barrett
Don't you ever waste a single second in your life to think that you're useless. God created you with a purpose. And the mere fact that you exist in this world is a benefit of those who actually know you. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
Your life is not a result of your potential, skills or desires, but of your consistent expectations and actions, which largely flow from your values and beliefs. - Christopher Babson
For me, the short story is not a character sketch, a mouse trap, an epiphany, a slice of suburban life. It is the flowering of a symbol center. It is a poem grafted onto sturdier stock. - William H. Gass
I am convinced the greatest act of love we can ever perform for people is to tell them about God’s love for them in Christ. - Billy Graham
Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise. - Ivan Pavlov
Why, that dog is practically a Phi Beta Kappa. She can sit up and beg, and she can give her paw -- I don't say she will but she can. - Dorothy Parker
The fact that Iam writing to youin Englishalready falsifies what Iwanted to tell you.My subject:how to explain to youthat I don't belong to Englishthough I belong nowhere else,if not herein English. - Gustavo Perez Firmat
It is naively assumed that the fact that the majority of people share certain ideas and feelings proves the validity of these ideas and feelings. Nothing could be further from the truth. Consensual validation as such has no bearing on reason or mental health. - Erich Fromm
The secret of happiness is this: Let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather that hostile. - Bertrand Russell
Life’s contentment is like an abstract edifice with a domed ceiling of insanity - Munia Khan
Pick the paper off the floor, throw it in the trash, study—even if you think you already know the subject, say thank you for an act of kindness, and be the support you want to receive. You want to become a master of the mundane, making it easier to be a sorcerer of success. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
Yet if I was asked to do this again - in fact, if I was ever asked to repeat any of my experiences - I'd have to say, fuck it, bring them on. I've no regrets.This is what it means to be alive. - John Barrowman
I am far too often the author of terribly poor decisions. Yet I must rest in the unalterable fact that God says I am far better than what the sum total of those decisions would ever suggest. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Closing one’s eyes when praying doesn’t increase the odds of the prayer being answered. It merely decreases the odds of being distracted. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual -- when it begins to ignore the passions, the motions -- it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Happiness in something you need to search for, It comes from inside. You can pull it out from inside by satisfaction and acceptance. - Vijay Dhameliya
When people encounter the free market and they recoil or react negatively to it, they're merely confessing that voluntaryism, trade and negotiation are foreign and threatening to them, which tells you everything about how tragically they were raised. - Stefan Molyneux
It is an odd thing, but everyone who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world. - Oscar Wilde
The hands of man can manufacture many things both penetratingly brilliant and utterly astounding. Yet, despite their amazing dexterity and profound skill they cannot manufacture hope. Such a masterpiece as that is left for the hands of God and a manger crafted by those hands. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The most powerful factors in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will. - J. Arthur Thomson
Truth I have no trouble with, it's the facts I get all screwed up.
Freedom is alone the unoriginated birthright of man, and belongs to him by force of his humanity; and is independent of the will and co-action of every other… - Immanuel Kant
Every transaction has its process. Until you submit to it, you will always be living below potential. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free. - Baruch Spinoza
Love is an attachment which develops through human interaction. - Auliq Ice
The ripple effect. You throw a pebble into the water and it creates ripples. Your action was to throw the pebble—the representation of your choice. That’s all that you can control. But not the ripples—those are the consequences of your choice. And that you cannot control. - Michele Bardsley
Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it. - Tallulah Bankhead
The potential of controlling and living a successful life according to your terms depends on how you think. Your perception is your world. You can create the life you want and in fact, you can even shape it the way you want it. - Dee Dee Artner
Encourage literally came from "in courage." The courage is put "into" you from outside. Our character and abilities grow through internalizing from others what we do not possess in ourselves. - Henry Cloud
The light of love is the brightest, because it shines into those who contact it and purify their soul. It is also dangerous in the fact that when you come into contact with it just once, you can't truly live life if it is to leave. - Shannan Jacoby
Practice Random Acts of Kindness and Senseless Beauty. - Unknown
Anyone who truly grasps the fact of limited time curses the patience blesses the hastiness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Only the subject's individual consciousness can testify for the unwitnessed acts, and there is no act more deprived of external testimony than the act of knowing. - Olavo de Carvalho
A persons character is shown through their actions in life NOT where they sit on Sunday. - Navonne Johns
It is the character of the road you travel gives you wisdom not the length of the road! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Watch your thoughts, they become your words. Watch your words they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny. - Frank Outlaw
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thoughts or action we should remember our dying and try so to live, that our death brings no pleasure on the world. - John Steinbeck
Be a peacemaker but never at the expense of your character or God’s standards. - Jim George
I read the bible every day and the one thing I have noticed is that those characters that are closest to God seem to be the ones who question and wonder and think more than others. - J.W. Lord
She might have acted like she didn't know.But she knew,a woman always knows - D. Lowery
When we plan our time, in fact, we plan our success. - Sunday Adelaja
The places and people in the following stories have been represented accurately to the best of my ability; yet my writing is supposed to be a tale, and as in any historical novel, my own imagination has blended with fact to create poetical reality. - Eric Sloane
Where does the violet tint end and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blending enter into the other. So with sanity and insanity. - Herman Melville
You can never know enough about your characters - W. Somerset Maugham
Happiness comes from physical activity; sorrow from thought. - Marty Rubin
Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide. - Marva Collins
To live in infinite bliss, practice mindfulness and live in the moment. - Debasish Mridha
One of the symptoms of having a broken-heart is the fact that even ghosts will give up on the hope of scaring you as you have already lived through your worst fear. - Faraaz Kazi
Sometimes I think, What a man gonna do with all this media publicity, Photos in newspapers, photography in and among the industry, references and contacts when he cannot help a friend, when he has no family life, and not Even a dog to welcome him after work hours! - Himmilicious
Don't resist the urge to burn down the stronghold, kill off the main love interest or otherwise foul up the lives of your characters. - Patricia Hamill
If you want to win, don’t just dream it. Act on it. - Debasish Mridha
Every little trifle, for some reason, does seem incalculably important today, and when you say of a thing that 'nothing hangs on it,' it sounds like blasphemy. There's never any knowing - (how am I to put it?) - which of our actions, which of our idlenesses won't have things hanging on it for ever. - E.M. Forster
Boredom is a sign of satisfied ignorance, blunted apprehension, crass sympathies, dull understanding, feeble powers of attention, and irreclaimable weakness of character. - James Bridie
Be true to your authenticity and innovate with brave ammunition. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
Her touch is like doing simple mathWhen she sleeps in the bed, subtracting clothesThere is a red ink, like a sparkling red wine, adding colorsDividing body, remembering gods, without multiplying - Santosh Kalwar
For every failure, there's an alternativecourse of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour. - Mary Kay Ash
Everyone helping out was supposed to make me feel better, but it actually made me feel more like a screw up. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
The man who pursues moral ends with unmoral means is involved in acontradiction of motives, and nullifies the object at which he aims,since he denies it by his actions. - Fredrich Von Bernhardi
That's the thing with suicide pacts. Sometimes they only really work if they catch you by surprise. - Randy K. Milholland
Words falls upon the facts like soft snow, blurring the outline and covering up all the details. - George Orwell
A man never knows exactly how the child of his brain will strike other people. - William Howard Taft
Keep your relationship private but don't hide the fact you're in one. - Genereux Philip
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and think critically. Intelligence plus character; that is the goal of a true education. - Martin Luther King Jr.
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over. So in a series of acts of kindness there is, at last, one which makes the heart run over. - James Boswell
The act of reading will enrich your life.Become a lifelong learner and a reader. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The fact is very few men live harmoniously, while most of us survive miraculously! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Dominicans are in fact, Haitians by default.Since the natives named the whole island named Haïti, stop being a dolt. - Ricardo Derose
Not to be cheered by praise, Not to be grieved by blame, But to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers Are the characteristics of an excellent man. - Saskya Pandita
The word is a prism through which the two beams shot from heart and head are refracted into the colours of the Universe. - Paul Grimsley
If you fail at something, it means you have not mastered the art. With persistence practice, you will be master and eventually succeed. - Lailah Gifty Akita
True faith rests upon the character of God and asks no further proof than the moral perfections of the One who cannot lie. - A.W. Tozer
Life is like a painting you reflect the image based on your feeling, emotion, character, attitude and how you made it. - Daniel Habil
We all have inherent biases. All of us. The problem occurs when police officers or community members allow those biases to affect the choices they make as they do their job or have interactions with others. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
We must also teach science not as the bare body of fact, but more as human endeavor in its historic context—in the context of the effects of scientific thought on every kind of thought. We must teach it as an intellectual pursuit rather than as a body of tricks. - Isidor Isaac Rabi
Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better. - Laurie Anderson
KINDNESS, n. A brief preface to ten volumes of exaction. - Ambrose Bierce
Don't Become An Artist, Actor, Muscian, Producer or Writer, Etc, For Only The Money. You May Be Very Dissapointed. - Chris Mentillo
All objects in the universe are unique. No two things that happen by chance ever happen in exactly the same way. No two things are ever constructed or manufactured in exactly the same way. No two things wear in exactly the same way. No two things ever break in exactly the same way. - Joe Nickell
good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws - Plato
I write flawed characters. Ones that do not always make the best decisions and are driven by ambition or lust. They are not black or white, they are in the large space that exists between. - Kevin James Breaux
Things don't make me a person. Character does. - jhinang
Practice is the golden bullet for hitting the target of excellence. - Mark F. LaMoure
A karate practitioner should possess two things : wicked hands, and Buddha's heart - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
Thoughts are a product manufactured by the relentless effort of the machine we call a mind. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
If I give you and apple and ask you, What is that?You reply, An apple.How do you know it’s an apple.Because it just is.How did it get to be an apple?It came form an apple.Exactly. So when I ask you, ‘What are you?’ You can honestly say, ‘I am a child of God because I came from God. - Toni Sorenson
Do your actions define who you are, or does your purpose define why you are? - Debasish Mridha
One day you will just wake up and you will do not want to remember that it was a real fact, what has happened before you fell asleep. - Pēteris Bitāns
If you see oppression, violence, injustice and evil deeds, unzip your silence and uncaring indifference, do something and act against all these unethical instances." ~ , an excerpt from my novel, If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay. - Madonna
During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them have done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think. - Bernard M. Baruch
There is a big difference between motion and action. Just because you get out of bed doesn't mean you are making progress. Taking action requires decisiveness, dedication, and clear direction. - Farshad Asl
Indifference is one of the seven deadly sins, actually the greatestof them all, because it is the only one that sins against life. - Karl Ove Knausgård
The actual truth has never written about any war, and this will be no exception. - George Lynch
Secret of success is found on your regular actions - Zamreen Zarook
Terrorism has no religion is a theory, and the religion of terrorism is a real threat and practical thing. - Satyendra Singh 'Shyamal'
God’s eyes readily see beyond our actions, for our actions are simply fear and selfishness pretending to be us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath. - Solon
Every poet... finds himself born in the midst of prose. He has to struggle from the littleness and obstruction of an actual world into the freedom and infinitude of an ideal. - Thomas Carlyle
When the heart is beautiful, its light shines through the eyes, vocal tones and actions of its master. True beauty is not in the body, but in the heart of the beholder. - Suzy Kassem
To take what there is in life and use it, without waiting forever in vain for the preconceived, to dig deep into the actual and get something out of that; this, doubtless, is the right way to live. - Henry James
She was exactly right and wrong in the perfect sort of way. This kiss would be the first of many, she was the type of girl I would desperately fight for to stay. - Hubert Martin
Julie's cookery is actually improving," Paul wrote Charlie [his twin]. "I didn't quite believe it would, just between us, but it really is. It's simpler, more classical.... I envy her this chance. It would be such fun to be doing it at the same time with her. - Julia Child
Failure exists. Yes! Failure exists. Don’t expect to meet all your expectations in life; however, expect to do everything you must do to realize your expectations and success. These two things success and failure have in common; they both responds to uncertainty and they are triggered by action. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Life is wonderful if you know how to live. However, it is now how long you live in life but how impactful is your existence on earth. - Adedayo Olabamiji
The practice of giving thanks...eucharisteo...this is the way we practice the presence of God, stay present to His presence, and it is always a practice of the eyes. We don't have to change what we see. Only the way we see. - Ann Voskamp
A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts as the results of sudden impulses and accident, than of the reason of which we so much boast.
The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach. - Pliny the Elder
Speech is conveniently located midway between thought and action, where it often substitutes for both. - John Andrew Holmes
Those who fight against God's people are fighting against God, and fighters against God will not prevail. - Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society
The ego camouflages itself like a fox born and raised in a hen house. Its only worry is that you fail to notice its presence every so often and start acting without fear - Dean Cavanagh
You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says, but from what he fails to say and do. - Norman Douglas
True art is thoughtful, emotional examination of how human themes impact the overall experience of existing. The rest is kitsch. - Tiffany Madison
Knowledge and wisdom comes from interaction-- not from inaction. - Debasish Mridha
We have too many high sounding words and too few actions that correspond with them. - Abigail Adams
The plain fact is that education is itself a form of propaganda - a deliberate scheme to outfit the pupil, not with the capacity to weigh ideas, but with a simple appetite for gulping ideas ready-made. The aim is to make 'good' citizens, which is to say, docile and uninquisitive citizens. - H.L. Mencken
Character is power. - Booker T. Washington
I was someone hungry for stories; more specifically, I was someone who craved after facts...I was, you see, at the start of this tale, a person with history. I had no story of my own. Lacking this, I developed a curiosity about other people's lives. - Arlene J. Chai
Grief is the emotional contract of divorce - Cheryl Nielsen
Our long wanderings have made a man out of him, too. They have not only strengthened his frame and hardened his constitution, but they have given stability to his character. He is thoughtful and prudent, and his advice will always be valuable, while of his courage I have no doubt. - G.A. Henty
She couldn't tell exactly where the words came from. What mattered was that they reached her. They arrived and kneeled next to her bed. - Markus Zusak
The way I would choose to identify myself wouldn’t be gay. I’ve been attracted mostly to ‘shes’ but I’ve been with many people and I’m open to love wherever it can be. - Ezra Miller
Her characters tend to err when they reject the grubby and complex circumstances of everyday life for abstract and radical notions. They thrive when they work within the rooted spot, the concrete habit, the particular reality of their town and family. - David Brooks
The scenery in the play was beautiful, but the actors got in front of it. - Alexander Woollcott
If you are upset with another’s words towards you; be cautious of your reactions, for you are only meant to be a sounding-board for his soul - Jeremy Aldana
If the Internal enemy of hatred is not tamed, when one tries to tame external enemies, they increase. Therefore, it is a practice of the wise to tame themselves by means of the forces of love and compassion. - Bodhisattva Tokmay Sangpo
Strength of character isn't always about how much you can handle before you break, it's also about how much you can handle after you've broken. - Robert Tew
Consistency builds trust, confidence builds character. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
The Annual Register for 1763 tabulated the casualty list for British sailors in the Seven Years' War with France. Out of 184,899 men raised or rounded up for the war, 133, 708 died from disease, primarily scurvy, while only 1,512 were killed in action. - Stephen R. Brown
The history of man is a graveyard of great cultures that came to catastrophic ends because of their incapacity for planned, rational, voluntary reaction to challenge. - Erich Fromm
Never put a single thought of weakness in the flourishing minds of the children. Fill them up with vigour and compassion, for their character will define the future of the entire human species. - Abhijit Naskar
A difficult journey is more revealing of character than any discussion or analysis. - Michael Treanor
Reality is not a limiting factor - AA Freda
One of a hostess's duties is to act as procuress. - Marcel Proust
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. - Edmund Burke
A magician with decreasing practice sessions will give defective performances. - Amit Kalantri
You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said 'Parking Fine. - Tommy Cooper
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory. - Cicero
Your best shot at happiness, self-worth and personal satisfaction - the things that constitute real success - is not in earning as much as you can but in performing as well as you can something that you consider worthwhile. - William Raspberry
A Man's management of his own purse speaks volumes about character - Thomas Jefferson
Anything done without character can only end in catastrophe. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Our churches are full of people during work hours, morning, noon, evening, praying instead of being in the factories, libraries, laboratories, facilitating economic growth - Sunday Adelaja
Even though it is common knowledge in our field of Neuroscience, I take immense pleasure every time I realize that our perception of the whole universe emerges from the activity of the little specks of jelly inside our skull. - Abhijit Naskar
Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better. - John Updike
If you are in a relationship and you care more about what people think or say rather than what you have, you don't deserve that relationship, in fact you don't deserve to be in any relationship at all. - Kambiz Shabankare
One act of betrayal can shatter a lifetime of trust. - Ken Poirot
...What's more, I live in Berkeley, California. If princesses had infiltrated OUR little retro hippie hamlet, imagine what was going on places where women actually shaved their legs! - Peggy Orenstein
When the distraction of the tongue is removed, the heart listens. - Theodore Dreiser
The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Act as if it were impossible to fail. - Dorthea Brande
But we don't have to react. That's what I'm saying. A police force, like a government, should be above that. Just because we're provoked doesn't mean we have to act. -- Still Life - Louise Penny
Successful leaders have the courage to take action where others hesitate.
So as a prince is forced to know how to act like a beast, he must learn from the fox and the lion; becouse the lion is defenceless against traps and the fox is defenceless against wolves. Therefore one must be a fox in order to recognise traps and lion to frighten off wolves.
There is, in fact, no safeword for chemical burns under one’s fingernails. - Agnostic Zetetic
Acknowledgement of the prevalence and impact of trauma challenges psychological theories that localize dysfunction within the individual while ignoring the contribution of social forces on adjustment (Brett, 1996; Ross, 2000). - Rachel E. Goldsmith
The Fact That You Have The Ability To Stand On Stage And Sing While You’re Crying Is So Brave. - Demi Lovato
A definite recipe for success is when you take persistent action on a strong definite goal. - Debasish Mridha
The best advisers, helpers and friends, always are not those who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our own form of right action is - Phillips Brooks
How you correct your mistakes will define your character and commitment to a higher power. - Shannon L. Alder
I know I will always be attracted to the unknown as it does often verify what I am or what else I could be. - Hollace M. Metzger
You have a valid complaint, and I do recognize it ... but you are reading into things a little bit. Just the same, I will do my best to make horrible things happen to a bunch of white people before something else so graphic hits a minority character. - Robert Kirkman
Faithfulness to the truth of history involves far more than research, however patient and scrupulous, into special facts. The narrator must seek to imbue himself with the life and spirit of the time. - Francis Parkman
Without action to back them, your affirmations become the soundtrack of your personal imprisonment; the creed of your stagnancy. - Steve Maraboli
Type faces--like people's faces--have distinctive features indicating aspects of character
On Major Depression, quoted by the great of Sophie's Choice & Darkness Visible:From Darkness Visible, "It is a positive and active anguish, a sort of psychical neuralgia, wholly unknown to normal life. - William Styron
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury. - John Stuart Mill
By changing your perception, awareness, and actions you create yourself again and again. - Debasish Mridha
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet. - Andy Warhol
Thou shalt not use the 140 characters limit as an excuse for bad grammar and/or incorrect spelling. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Instead of measuring yourself by your weight, measure yourself by your acts of kindness. - Elle Sommer
I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness - it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude. - Brené Brown
The impact of your life will go beyond your imagination. Live your life to be a blessing. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
My thoughts and actions made me who I am. - Debasish Mridha
Everything big, once started little. Most famous people started just where you are at now. Catapult yourself to success. Practice self-discipline. Work to develop excellent skills and abilities. Learn to be polite and diplomatic. Doing this, helps insure you grow big at what you want for success. - Mark F. LaMoure
Our work is directly proportional to the distances our dreams travel across, as force (power) is a constant factor - Israelmore Ayivor
One's character is set at an early age, son. The choices you make now will affect you for the rest of your life." He was quiet for a minute then dropped the curtain and said, "I hate to see you swim out so far you can't swim back. - Wendelin Van Draanen
Knowledge without implementation is but mere information. True knowledge transcends the barrier of the mind and bears fruit within action - T. Haque
Poetry is an act of love. - Debasish Mridha
You can't live in your mind and expect those dreams to become real, without the work. Reality requires actions that might feel scary, but that is what is required if you want to find true love. Don't expect it to come and rescue you. You have to rescue yourself. - Shannon L. Alder
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?, ' I say, 'Your salary.' - Alfred Hitchcock
True happiness cannot not be achieved through wealth, fame or action, But through love, modesty and self satisfaction. - Mouloud Benzadi
The hardest part is setting the camera on the tripod, or making the decision to bring the camera out of the car, or just raising the camera to your face, believing, by those actions, that whatever you find before you, whatever you find there, is going to be good. - Sally Mann
People should know better than to be an ass in front of writers. We immortalize things. Lots of things. And we take liberties with character descriptions. - Michelle M. Pillow
To ask to be forgiven is in part to acknowledge that the attitude displayed in our actions was such as might properly be resented and in part to repudiate that attitude for the future; and to forgive is to accept the repudiation and to forswear the resentment. - Peter Frederick Strawson
To a clear eye the smallest fact is a window through which the infinite may be seen. - Thomas Henry Huxley
Ludwig von Beethoven had never mastered the elements of arithmetic beyond addition and subtraction. A thirteen-year-old boy whom he had befriended tried unsuccessfully to teach him simple multiplication and division.
When you are angry—stop, breath, relax, step back, think, and forgive before you react. - Debasish Mridha
We must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all. - William Hazlitt
Destroy your life; then put it back together.You'll get great material, meet some fascinating characters and side benefit the skills you develop will give you greater compassion, insight and range with the people you create on the page or run into off of it. - Jerry Stahl
I can’t really act the way I want to act, or say what I want to say all the time. And a lot of times, I cover that up with a smile. - Hilary Duff
Every man ought to be supposed a knave, and to have no other end, in all his actions, but private interest. By this interest we must govern him, and by means of it, make him cooperate to public good, notwithstanding his unsatiable avarice and ambition. - Alexander Hamilton
It’s really very difficult to understand a woman actually it’s not she but he who is confused - Amit Abraham
The knowledge that we consider knowledge proves itself in action. What we now mean by knowledge is information in action, information focused on results. - Peter F. Drucker
Don’t confuse the complex with the difficult. Most situations are simple many are just emotionally difficult to act upon. - Timothy Ferriss
You didn’t just accidentally win my favor, I dispute, slowly shaking myforehead against his. You earned it. Now, if I can just save your life twenty or thirty more times…We might actually be able to call it even. - M.A. George
One time I actually cleaned out my closet so good I ended up on the cover of Time magazine. - Ellen DeGeneres
How much you are able to learn is determined by how much you are involved, how much you participate, and how many actions you take. - Debasish Mridha
Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as the latter. - Paxton Hood
Oh... Blip. Yeah, I see." He sounds distracted, awed. "Your child," I whisper."Our child." He counters. - E.L. James
Eduaction is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. - Oscar Wilde
Always act like you are the king of your own world that you created on the day of your birth. Enjoy your kingdom. - Debasish Mridha
True education does not fill our minds with facts but teach us how to think to gain wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
Do according to your capability.Act according to your capacity.Go according to your curiosity.Be according to your possibility. - Debasish Mridha
Our natural state is trustin ourselvesin othersuntil we learn differentlythen we hurt as we try to unlearn ituntil it dawns on our hearts that if we live and act with pure intentwe do not need trust. - Cathrine Lødøen
Magnus raised his hands above his head and clapped once. The room flooded with light. "You see? You think that would be possible without magic? "Actually," replied Simon, "It is. If you watched infomercials you'd know that. - Cassandra Clare
A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on. - Samuel Goldwyn
CONSULT, v.i. To seek another's approval of a course of action already decided on. - Ambrose Bierce
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn. - Peter Drucker
Every man has three characters - that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has. - Alphonse Karr
In this nonfundamentalist understanding of faith, practice is more important than theory, love more important than law, and mystery is seen as an insight into truth rather than an obstacle. It is the great lie of our time that all religious faith has to be fundamentalist to be valid. - Andrew Sullivan
As you go through life's rich tapestry, you realize that most people you meet aren't fit to shine your shoes. It's a sad fact, but it's true. A good friend is someone who'd hide you if you were on the run for murder. How many of them do you know? - Lemmy Kilmister
I couldn't tell fact from fiction, Or if the dream was true My only sure prediction In this world was you. I'd touch your features inchly. Beard love and dared the cost, The sented spiel reeled me unreal And I found my senses lost. - Maya Angelou
Focus on the denouement of the purpose of life and act on the narrative. - Debasish Mridha
A loving heart blooms like a flower that attracts all the beauty and light of life. - Debasish Mridha
You know we are living in dangerous time when the act of kindness is revered as an act of heroism. - Micheline Jean Loui
Nothing is more to mastery than practice and skills. Studies have shown that practicing five minutes daily is better than practicing once a week for three hours. And if you want to create a genuine culture of improvement, you must create those habits. - George Spafford
To wait is to wisely resign myself to the fact that my ‘timetable’ is too often a ‘table’ with two legs that won’t stand up no matter how much ‘time’ I give it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream, not only plan, but also believe! - Anatole France
Without understanding, there is no life. Either you act, out of understanding or act to develop understanding out of it. - Roshan Sharma
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. - Dalai Lama XIV
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. - Aeschylus
This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out. - Hortense Calisher
The real writer is one who really writes. Talent is an invention like phlogiston after the fact of fire. Work is its own cure. You have to like it better than being loved. - Marge Piercy
You have exactly 10 seconds to change that look of disgusting pity, into one of enormous respect! - Max Bialystock
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. - Bryant McGill
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times. - John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act. - Hannah More
God stipulates in the Bible that Jesus Followers are to love and serve everyone regardless of their faith or lack of it. But, this does not require us to honour and respect their Biblically-heinous cultural practises like multiculturalism does! - Gary Patton
You can’t build rich lives simply by reading sermons or following abstract rules. Example is the best teacher. Moral improvement occurs most reliably when the heart is warmed, - David Brooks
Some days you must learn a great deal. But you should also have days when you allow what is already in you to swell up and touch everything. If you never let that happen, then you just accumulate facts, and they begin to rattle around inside of you. - E.L. Konigsburg
If you have a rifle, hanging on the wall in the first act, it should fire in the last act. - Konstantin Stanislavski
I had no doubt that I could do something, but what, and how? I had no contacts and I believed in nothing. And the obsession with my identity which I had developed in the factory hospital returned with a vengeance. Who was I, how had I come to be? - Ralph Ellison
When the actions becomes frequent than the words, success becomes heavier than the dreams. Do more, say less. - Israelmore Ayivor
It is never late to earn a degree, masters or doctorate. Learning has no age limit. All age groups are welcome to the act of learning. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Passion is a feeling that tells you: this is the right thing to do. Nothing can stand in my way. It doesn't matter what anyone else says. This feeling is so good that it cannot be ignored. I'm going to follow my bliss and act upon this glorious sensation of joy. - Wayne W. Dyer
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. - Calvin Coolidge
Let us make sure that the supreme fact of the 20th century is that they tread the same path. - Winston Churchill
Humanism is the only - I would go so far as saying the final- resistance we have against the inhuman practices and injustices that disfigure human history. - Edward W. Said
A woman should always know her place, and it's exactly wherever she wants to be. - Kierra C.T. Banks
Beauty without a character is a waste. - Luffina Lourduraj
It is a fact that the USA corporate government routinely lies to its mass population. - Steven Magee
Can anyone actually find a replacement for a lost loved one?Isn't there a difference between things and human beings? - honeya
Each drop hits the pavement;A soft, incoherent shatter below.Here I stand in torturous observanceOf this strange disappearing act. - Katie Douglas
When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical may be madness. To surrender dreams, this may be madness. To seek treasures where there is only trash...Too much sanity may be madness, and maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be. - Miguel De Cervantes
If you actually want something and are really passionate about it, you will get it no matter what. - Unknown Author 365
Who has the time to become politically active, or even politically aware, when one is struggling just to stay alive and feed one’s children? - Lois Tyson
When you are born as a man, you live as a man. When you born as a woman however, you have two choices; to live like a slave, or as a woman. I love the fact that I was born as a woman because I got to make my choices. Who did you chose to be? - Shahla Khan
To be a leader, take action and be an example. To be an adviser, be wise. - Debasish Mridha
Contract law is essentially a defensive scorched-earth battleground where the constant question is, if my business partner was possessed by a brain-eating monster from beyond spacetime tomorrow, what is the worst thing they could do to me? - Charles Stross
Do to others as you would've them do to you. scientific fact prove that action make some reaction. Don't fuck with me, & I won't fuck with you - E.G
I am a practical person. Always believed in multi purpose tools, good education and limited conversations .... and then I saw her! - Soban Arif
"Coast Guard Sees Increasing Need for Icebreakers"—headline, Associated Press, March 1 James Taranto - Do You Come Here Often?' and 'Be Part of the Action' Have Become Clichéd
You can see into the future if you have a basic understanding of how people are likely to act.
Let your action manifest your thought, your belief and your passion. - Mohammed Ali Bapir
It's not your end goal that gives life to your required actions, it's your required actions that give life to your end goal. - Anonymous
When did your flight plan become a holding pattern, always circling happiness, but never allowed to land? Distracted by in-flight movies, drinks, and snacks, until the fuel runs out. Is this really all there is? Is this what you want out of life? - John Mark Green
The true character of a man is not seen through his choices, but the passion in his heart. - Robert Vanleeuwen
I remember seeing this video for the first time in college - miserable, half-drunk on Keystone Light, a Camel Light smoldering in my mouth, about to desperately tap-dance my way through another social interaction - and saying out loud: "I fucking *get* you, Bee Girl. - Dave Holmes
Action creates/a taste/for itself. - Kay Ryan
God forbid that any book should be banned. The practice is as indefensible as infanticide. - Rebecca West
PRECIPITATE, adj. Anteprandial. Precipitate in all, this sinner Took action first, and then his dinner. Judibras - Ambrose Bierce
Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to believe. - Laurence J. Peter
What writing practice, like Zen practice does is bring you back to the natural state of mind…The mind is raw, full of energy, alive and hungry. It does not think in the way we were brought up to think-well-mannered, congenial. - Natalie Goldberg
An odd thing about perception is that when we identify some new thing with one or more of our five senses, it is not really, immutably real -- it is a passing will o’ the wisp, an artifact of the senses and the translations of the brain until we get used to it and we give it a home in our hearts - Nigel Hey
The day you STOP expecting people to have the same compassion as you do,love like you & act like you would in a situation...Will be the day that will people stop letting you down. - Stuart J. Scesney
Not all fairytales have happy endings, my dear...Not all witches burn in ovens, not every princess wakes up, and sometimes the trail of breadcrumbs doesn’t lead to a safe place...I should know.- Extract from The Blood Witching, copyright . - Eleanor Keane
The body, I had been taught, wants only to live. Suicide, I had understood, is an act not of the body against itself but of the will against the body. Yet here I beheld a body that was going to die rather than change its nature. - J.M. Coetzee
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from the force of character. - Baruch Spinoza
Love is the most potent instrument of action than anything known to humanity. - Debasish Mridha
Courage is the grace to act. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A vision without action is called a daydream; but then again, action without a vision is called a nightmare. - Jim Sorensen
When you can love your enemy unconditionally, that is the practice of divine love. - Debasish Mridha
Traditional American intellectuals are, in a sense, increasingly reactionary, and quite often proudly (and perversely) ignorant of many of the truly significant intellectual accomplishments of our time. - John Brockman
Consider meekness as a character trait to develop and then you will leave a leagcy as a leader who influenced and touched lives. - -Shandel Slaten
We are armed with language adequate to describe each leaf of the filed, but not to describe human character. - Henry David Thoreau
When I write, I see the character inside out, not outside in. - Debasish Mridha
Tattooing, when understood in its entirety, must be seen as a religious act. The human being brings forth images from the center of the self and communicates them to the world. Fantasy is embodied in reality and the person is made whole. - Spider Webb
Each day of your existence ready’s itself for your impact - Todd Stocker
Prayer is a heart exercise. It’s an act of communicating with God about what’s most important and pressing in your life. - Jim George
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. - Helen Keller
Branding is not just a product, it's also a way of life, an idea, branding is actually leadership. - Onyi Anyado
There is no perfect condition so now is the perfect time and today is the perfect day to take action. - Debasish Mridha
Act on the possibilities and opportunities in front of you. Your future will be bright and blissful, whatever you do. - Debasish Mridha
Oh, mercy, there is nothing monstrously ugly about you. Ruth may be unpleasing, but you are merely plain. If anything, it's my beauty that's monstrous, for it sweeps away any other aspect of my character. - Gregory Maguire
Vigilantes who executed some of the most vicious and ignoble acts of lawless brutality in U.S. history nevertheless considered those very acts to be the work of citizenship and in many cases elicited wide popular approval. - Linda Gordon
We solely choose how we interpret something said, a behavior or action of another. No one can make us feel anything we don’t choose for ourselves. - Renee Cefalu
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality. - Pablo Picasso
She shuffled with her head bowed, her dark eyes drifting to avoid contact, and she screamed in bed at night. (Dark City Lights) - Jim Fusilli
Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose. - Evan Esar
Who is doing this? Who am I? What is all this? Who is the doer? Who is the nimit (instrumental doer) of this? If all these remain present ‘at a time’ exactly the way it is, then that is considered shuddha upayog (pure focused applied awareness of the Self, the Soul). - Dada Bhagwan
, when asked how to strike a better balance between family, work and self-realisation says: "You need the intention, good scheduling, and you have to be creative. If you don't find time to practice, one of the three is missing. - Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel
To forgive' is divine they say, and 'to forget', attracts blessings, but to go a step further, and learn a lesson from a bad encounter/ experience is an act of wisdom;and promise oneself that you will never allow yourself to be exposed to such a thing or a person or even an idea again. - Henrietta Newton Martin
I don't spend a lot of time asking "WHY?" Instead I focus on what I should do now or how I should react." (p.180) - Jeff Dixon-The Key To The Kingdom
The continuation of man’s life is more attributable to his fear of death than it is to his desire to live. As a matter of fact, in countless cases, it is attributable to only the former. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Fictional characters also evolve, the way human being do in real life. - Saumya Kaushik...
One act of beneficence, one act of real usefulness, is worth all the abstract sentiment in the world. Sentiment is a disgrace, instead of an ornament, unless it lead us to good actions. - Ann Radcliffe
Beheading, burying and burning humans alive are extreme acts of cruelty. Such crimes against humanity must be investigated and the guilty parties brought to justice. May ALL victims rest in peace! - Widad Akreyi
Some rainy winter Sundays when there's a little boredom, you should always carry a gun. Not to shoot yourself, but to know exactly that you're always making a choice.
There are questions that are not meant to be answered with words. Some questions take a lifetime to answer. Take action. - J.R. Rim
Romance comes from the heart and is manifested in actions. - Daryl Baugh
It places value on experience versus intellectual understanding. I saw a lot of people contemplating things but it didn't seem to lead to too many places. I got very interested in people who had discovered something more significant than an intellectual, abstract understanding. - Steve Jobs
The Dark Knight 2008, favourite character Joker always in the right face and showing all humans in one character. A character died from characters! - Deyth Banger
To see and feel one's beloved naked for the first time is one of life's pure, irreducible epiphanies. If there is a true religion in the universe, it must include that truth of contact or be forever hollow. - Dan Simmons
Unless a life is activated by sustained purpose it can become a depressingly haphazard affair. - Richard Guggenheimer
Sometimes what you see is not real, and the reality is not what you see. Somewhere between both these reasoning resides a fact: where there is a lack of trust and confidence, perception will always differ with reality. - Ashish Patel
theres actualy more cells in our brains than there are brains in our entire body - Ken M
Fantasy is a reaction to the constraints of reality. - Stewart Stafford
It’s natural to die. The fact that we make such a big hullabaloo over it is all because we don’t see ourselves as part of nature. We think because we’re human we’re something above nature. - Morrie Schwartz
The smart employer looks not for perfection but for an explanation of how the consequences of a dishonorable act affected the candidate and others. - Bruce Weinstein
Learning to think rigorously, so as to act rightly and to serve humanity better. - Pope John Paul II
There are all sorts of kisses... from the sticky confection to the kiss of death. Of them all, the kiss of an actress is the most unnerving. How can we tell is she means it or if she's just practicing? - Ruth Gordon
One can be a pessimist in thought but not in action. - Marty Rubin
A great deal of what many Americans hold dear is nowhere written on those four pages of parchment, or in any of the amendments. What has made the Constitution durable is the same as what makes it demanding: the fact that so much was left out. - Jill Lepore
The cruelest thing is love that leads us to deal with the parts of ourselves that we do not want to see, and this is what, in fact, we do not forgive each other. - Luigina Sgarro
We liked to believe there is an alternate world, a better world, populated entirely by characters created by the yearnings of humanity--governing and inspiring themselves with all the lucidity wit which we rendered them. - Miguel Syjuco
If a man is highly sexed he's virile. If a woman is, she's a nymphomaniac. With them it's power but with us it's a disease! Even the act of sex is called penetration! Why don't they call it enclosure? - Gemma Hatchback
During [these] periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight. - Fritjof Capra
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what we gain but what we save that makes us rich; not what we read but remember that makes us learned; and not what we profess but what we practice that gives us integrity.
Action is the ink that writes what you think on the pages of life! - Constance Chuks Friday
To plan and talk is good but to plan and take action is even greater. - Euginia Herlihy
Meditation is an excellent habit and tool for transformation, however your ‘practice’ should eventually evolve into your natural primary state of being. - Gary Hopkins
One’ is not a doer in this world. Where he believes that he is the doer, there is ‘charging’ (of karma). When one tastes egoistic pride of, I did this samayik, I did these activities, he will ‘charge’ (karma). The taste of egoistic pride is very sweet. - Dada Bhagwan
Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for unprofitable, distracting musings; while labor profiteth others and ourselves.
You must become the producer, director and actor in the unfolding story of your life. - Wayne W. Dyer
True compassion sees each person as a brother or sister and acts accordingly. - Dillon Burroughs
[T]he success of every novel -- if it's a novel of action -- depends on the high spots. The thing to do is to say to yourself, "What are my big scenes?" and then get every drop of juice out of them."(Interview, The Paris Review, Issue 64, Winter 1975) - P.G. Wodehouse
One word can lift a mind.One smile can soothe a heart.One touch can heal a soul.One act can change the world. - Matshona Dhliwayo
What is right for one couple is wrong for another. I would say that there are many more important factors to a happy marriage. - Elizabeth Aston
If you had to define stress, it would not be far off if you said it was the process of living. The process of living is the process of having stress imposed on you and reacting to it. - Stanley J. Sarnoff
I'm unpredictable, I never know where I'm going until I get there, I'm so random, I'm always growing, learning, changing, I'm never the same person twice. But one thing you can be sure of about me; is I will always do exactly what I want to do. - C. JoyBell C.
Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen for strong religious feelings, and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime, perversion, and insanity. - H.P. Lovecraft
The practice of Detachment encourages the positive aspects of your life to become dominant, while providing a clear path for the negative aspects to recede. - Gary Hopkins
The impact of music is so great that you'll leave your book and start dancing. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You ask me why I do not write something....I think one's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and into actions which bring results. - Florence Nightingale
The best part of the fiction in many novels is the notice that the characters are imaginary. - Franklin P. Adams
Phronesis is a beautiful virtue, practise it and you shall reap the rewards… - Shana Pascoa
Fiction may amuse us, but reality instills lessons to be imbibed through experience; to 'live' this stark reality called 'life' as a blessing, whereas some foolishly waste it by following fiction and fictitious characters. - Henrietta Newton Martin
I'm such a good lover because I practice a lot on my own. - Woody Allen
Real hard work and satisfaction will bring a detachment from time and worries. Do what you love and life will flow downstream. - Phil Wohl
Normally, in anything I do, I'm fairly miserable. I do it, and I get grumpy because there is a huge, vast gulf, this aching disparity, between the platonic ideal of the project that was living in my head, and the small, sad, wizened, shaking, squeaking thing that I actually produce. - Neil Gaiman
About GreenHollyWood who is this character?? My English teacher a fat guy about 30 or 35 years old with Glasses and short Hair. - Deyth Banger
Time changes..., relation changes with time...;but, the feelings nd love... that never changes, never fades...!Infact, love nd feelings are immortal...! - Sudeep Prakash Sdk
The dysfunction was not the character of one person, it was the split of family by divorce, with the ripples felt for eternity by bloodline. - Amber Garibay
How you act on the worst time is make you the wise man of best time. - Bhagat Negi
When you're angry and the fire of revenge is burning your mind, that is the best time to practice calmness, forgiveneess, kindness and love - Debasish Mridha
You are the author of your success, daily writing a new page to the book of your life. Be inspired. Believe in yourself. Practice at becoming an excellent person at what you want. Rome wasn't built in a day, so have patience, as you build your life with success and boldness. - Mark F. LaMoure
Why, when you have a mental disease, is it always considered an act of imagination? Why is it that every organ in your body can get sick and you get sympathy except the brain? - Ruby Wax
The attitude of the city on his action was of no importance to him, not because he was going to leave the city, but because any outside attitude on the situation seemed superficial. He was completely indifferent to popular opinion. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
To impart a moral responsibility to exercise fairness in leadership builds greater leaders of strong character. - Wayne Chirisa
Are you the sum total of your worst acts? - Bryan Stevenson
She was dull, unattractive, couldn't tell the time, count money or tie her own shoe laces... But I loved her - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Your art is so abstract that I can only see it through my mind’s eye and touch it through my heart. - Debasish Mridha
Not being able to sleep is terrible. You have the misery of having partied all night... without the satisfaction. - Lynn Johnston
If everyone realized this truth about their own inherent power to create and to attract whatever they desired, not everyone would want to be the president of a country, not everyone would want to live on that mansion on the hill, and not everyone would want the same things you would. - Stephen Richards
When lust combines with love, feelings like dissatisfaction,lack of trust,lack of understanding,jealousy and possessiveness are produced - Nirja
Next to selfishness the principal cause which makes life unsatisfactory is want of mental cultivation. - John Stuart Mill
You can overcome any obstacles by asking the right questions of the right people at the right time, then act on that advice with passion.
She built her character with the adversity she had faced, so she could live the best of her life for the rest of life. - Nikki Rowe
People are attracted by Happiness. The more you look happy. The more they want to be around you. - De philosopher DJ Kyos
In order to master compassion, you have to spend time getting to know monsters. When you can do that you will see that there are no monsters, only people that acted like monsters because no one gave them the time or compassion to hear their story. - Shannon L. Alder
The key is putting into practice what God has taught you through His Word. - Elizabeth George
but even the facts do not always tell the truth - Paul Auster
Life is a test. A test of Character and Strength, experience is our study guide... so remember what you learn and more importantly-apply it. - Sarah Funkhouser
Those who are actively seeking enlightenment will not find it because the act of looking for it is the distraction from it. - Enza Vita
If we had less people who don't know what they are talking about acting like they know what they are talking about, then that's one step closer to making the world a better place. - Ryan Letourneau
A simple dream, a simple thoughtCan generate actions to shake the world. - Debasish Mridha
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of children tends toward the formation of character. - Hosea Ballou
The wisest of the wicked schemes are actually foolish. - Steven Chopade
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist - Albert Einstein
It's not vanity, because if you look weird, it will distract from what your trying to do. If you look as good as you can, people will be able to pay attention to what your actually saying. - Tina Fey
The maladies of the spirit alone, in abstracto, that is, error and sin, can be called diseases of the mind only per analogiam. They come not within the jurisdiction of the physician, but that of the teacher or clergyman, who again are called physicians of the mind only per analogiam. - Ernst Von Feuchtersleben
Be careful of what we say or do on this earth as every word and every action has a return. - Aisha Mirza
Almost everybody today believes that nothing in economic history has ever moved as fast as, or had a greater impact than, the Information Revolution. But the Industrial Revolution moved at least as fast in the same time span, and had probably an equal impact if not a greater one. - Peter Drucker
People who concern themselves with the rights of other adults who engage in consensual acts involving sex, love, and/or eating croissants together are damaged and in pain. - Rob Delaney
Pride of opinion has been responsible for the downfall of more men on Wall Street than any other factor. - Charles Henry Dow
Some people brag about standing for something so hard and so much, that they do not realize that they are actually sitting. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Hope always deceives us when it becomes a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
Reading is an activity of civilized beings. - Toba Beta
An inventor is he whose thoughts and imagination become things of reality by creative action. - Debasish Mridha
Our thoughts, imaginations, and actions are what make us into who we are. - Debasish Mridha
There was no world, no land, no god or heaven or earth outside of their two bodies naked and trembling in the act of love. - Roman Payne
[He]said something that made it impossible to continue working for him.[The exact words were]You're fired. - Christopher Hitchens
I think my thinking with my heartI act with my thinking from my heartbut I'm just a human being with a heart and not a rational thinker - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Guilt is helpful only when it keeps us acting in line with our beliefs and morals. Otherwise, it creates needless suffering.
Happiness depends on our thoughts and actions, not on wealth, splendor, or external conditions. - Debasish Mridha
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world. - George Santayana
I NEVER KNEW YOU.Only those who do not practice sin can stand in the presence of the holy God.1 John 3:6No one who remains in Him keeps on sinning. No one who continues to sin has seen Him or known Him. - Mac Canoza
Hope may spring eternal in the human breast but it only flourishes through action. - Marty Rubin
...don't act like I didn't for you.I did. Hard. And for a long time.So please, forgive me if now that we're over, I'm exhausted. - Cecily von Ziegesar
It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind, or brain damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married).
Freedom and independence form my character. - Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Good is good and bad is bad, and nowhere is the difference between good and bad so wide and so fateful as in human character. For character makes destiny in the individual and in the race. - Edward O. Sisson
I've been wondering if in fact ideal platonic love isn't just an intensely concentrated form of what inspires the best teachers. - Edmund Marlowe
To exact revenge for yourself or your friends is not only a right, it's an absolute duty. - Stieg Larsson
I pride myself on the fact that my work has no socially redeeming value.
Feelings have the divine attracting power. Feelings are the only link between you and everything around you. - Debasish Mridha
The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts. - John Locke
In Hollywood a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel. - Ben Hecht
Typos are very important to all written form. It gives the reader something to look for so they aren't distracted by the total lack of content in your writing. - Randy K. Milholland
I’m going to break one of the rules of the trade here. I’m going to tell you some of the secrets of improvisation. Just remember—it’s always a good idea to follow the directions exactly the first time you try a recipe. But from then on, you’re on your own. - James Beard
The real question of government versus private enterprise is argued on too philosophical and abstract a basis. Theoretically, planning may be good. But nobody has ever figured out the cause of government stupidity and until they do (and find the cure) all ideal plans will fall into quicksand. - Richard Feynman
I value my privacy, and if sometimes my actions seem strange or arbitrary or capricious, I do not want them challenged. - George R.R. Martin
We can’t continuously be a society of well-wishers. We must take action to bring those wishes to fruition. - Steve Maraboli
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. - Amelia Earhart
Faith is active and action word. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Children, like God, see only our actions. - Marty Rubin
What a grim feeling it is to come across a written line so exceptionally inspiring that your first reaction is, 'Criminy, why didn't I ever think to write that!' - Richelle E. Goodrich
Don’t worry about how people accept you or react to you. Accept everyone with love. - Debasish Mridha
it’s not enough for Christians merely to recognize that the world isn’t what it ought to be and that people are suffering in ways they shouldn’t have to suffer. Instead, our sorrow and indignation should prompt us to act in ways that subvert that brokenness. - Ed Stetzer
You can judge the character of others by how they treat those who can do nothing to them or for them. - Malcolm Forbes
As government expands, liberty contracts. - Ronald Reagan
Storytellers seldom let facts get in the way of perpetuating a legend, although a few facts add seasoning and make the legend more believable. - John H. Alexander
Latter-day scepticism is fond of calling itself progressive; but scepticism is really reactionary. Scepticism goes back; it attempts to unsettle what has already been settled. Instead of trying to break up new fields with its plough, it simply tries to break up the plough. - G.K. Chesterton
Frustration is actually a self-served phenomenon, which happens due to no self-control or confidence. - Mohith Agadi
In meetings philosophy might work,on the field practicality works. - Amit Kalantri
Your everyday actions will define you and your virtue. - Debasish Mridha
There's only one way of escaping trouble; and that's killing things." Henry Higgins, Act V, Pygmalion, George Bernard Shaw - D.E. Ireland
Your life is a movie. You are the main character. You say your scripts and act to your lines. Of course you do your lines in each scene. There is a hidden camera and a director who you can ask for help anytime up above. - Diana Rose Morcilla
I may act like I don't care anymore, but if only you could see me inside, you'll know how much I wanted to be with you. - Jayson Engay
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance. - Socrates
The characteristic common to God and man is apparently that: the desire and the ability to make things. - Dorothy Sayers
People are always telling me that i'm not like other girls...that i dont dress like other girls...that i dont act like other girls. But i'm my OWN person...i go to the beat of my own drum. - Miley Cyrus
Lovers find secret placesinside this violent worldwhere they make transactions with beauty. - Jalaluddin Rumi
If we blind them to The Adversary —decrease their desire for The Desire— while at the same time encourage them to do anything else they desire with increasing freedom of choice, then eventually we snuff out desire while leaving demand in tact. - Geoffrey Wood
...stories want to be told. Stories have a power of their own ... you can't write a story until you've felt it. Breathed it in. Walked with your characters. Talked with them. - Angelica Banks
We can wait for that inner inspiration to come or we can actively cultivate it. The choice is ours. Choosing to actively cultivate the inner inspiration of the heart is Heartfulness. - Daaji
The character of a man is known from his conversations. - Menander
Most people are just parroting the thoughts that they hear from others rather than thinking of their own to unearth the hidden facts. - Anuj Somany
A lo largo de la historia de México, veremos, que los hombres cuando actúan, muchas veces encubren bajo el velo del patriotismo las razones egoistas que los empujan en sus decisiones - Luis Chavez Orozco
With every step we take we have a choice to make. Our choices determine our actions. Our actions determine who we are. - Randall Marr
Once or twice I saw evidence that rats had been nesting among the books, rearranging them to make snug two and three-level homes for themselves and smearing dung on the covers to form the rude characters of their speech. - Gene Wolfe
Kindness is a magical magnet which can change your heart and perceptions without actually touching you. - Debasish Mridha
The room was full with voices, loud music and beautiful people milling about everywhere. But all I noticed was her; beautiful, elegant and sitting alone in a quiet corner trying to remain unseen, to blend in, to become invisible, as if she actually thought such a thing were possible. - Tonny K. Brown
You'll contact with me by the pressure, the need or by the interest ". - Fernando González y Lozano
Fortune hides behind action. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I advise all people that have had an interaction with the police to obtain a copy of the police report, as you may find a very different story in there to what actually occurred. - Steven Magee
Be humble in your confidence yet courageous in your character. - Melanie Koulouris
Turn intentions into actions and actions into results: - Manchovian Prince
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. - Edgar Allan Poe
I slowly climbed the porch steps while wondering, what exactly did Elias know about my life in London; what precisely was wrong with his mind...And what was the heaviest item in my bag. - Jonathan Friesen
Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, knowing something is more important than fear and taking action in the face of fear. - Roy Bennett
The health sector continuously get’s pummeled by malicious actors and hackers because their cyber-kinetic security is being managed by Participation Trophy winning wimps! - James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
Good fantasy fiction: ... explores real human conditions through fantastic metaphors which universalize the characters' individual experiences to speak personally to us all. - Laura Resnick
There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. - Douglas Adams
As we look ahead into the future, leaders will be those who serve others, actively listen, and daily empower. - Farshad Asl
The fact regularly faced in telling people first the odd truths is that some don’t openly reflect, but most outrightly reject; and when it turns out to be correct publicly, they accept only to give often its credit to a person who desires but doesn’t deserve respect. - Anuj Somany
Our hearts are magnets. We attract to our heart the emotions that live within it - Janet G. Nestor
True patriotism sometimes requires of men to act exactly contrary, at one period, to that which it does at another, and the motive which impels themthe desire to do rightis precisely the same. - Robert E. Lee
The action generated the possibility of a future different from the past. Bitter division was healed by way of bold, confident leadership. - Rom Watangu
Whatever you do for the purpose of impacting on others, no matter how little you think it to be or how little your audience may seem, it not only grows but it leaves a lifetime effect which sets you up on greater grounds of success more than you ever anticipated. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
When you think too much you lose the will to act. When you lose the will to act you lose the power to love. - Marty Rubin
If you are silent, if I never learn one fraction more of your soul's equation/I know you. - Jeanie Thompson
The hardest thing in the world is to let go of who you once thought you were and to manifest your true self, at the risk of being unloved. This is self-actualization. - Kamand Kojouri
The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience. - Dalai Lama XIV
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. - Charles R. Swindoll
If your altar is not active, your voice will not be strong - Steven Chuks Nwaokeke
To us, recollection is a holy act; we sanctify the present by remembering the past. To us Jews, the essence of faith is memory. To believe is to remember. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
Always take massive imperfect action towards your goals because the timemight never be just right. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one. - Salman Rushdie
We are the living whole of the fragments from the things we've experienced and people we've encountered. Each interaction changes us in a subtle or massive way. The masterpiece we are sheds it's weathered skin, becoming even more than it was before. - Hubert Martin
Taking action is the best source of inspiration. - Amit Kalantri
There is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system... - Milton Friedman
His line was the jocundly-sentimental Wardour Street brand of adventure, told in a style that exactly met, but never exceeded, every expectation. - Rudyard Kipling
As part of it's 'Astro' program LAPD helicopters maintain an average nineteen-hours-per-day vigil over 'high crime areas', tactically coordinated to patrol car forces, and exceeding even the British Army's aerial surveillance of Belfast.
...simple fact that any land looks like Eden after months at sea.
The social contract known as 'The Constitution' has been null and void since the last person who signed it, died. Even then, it was only ever applicable to the men who signed it. That's how contracts work. - Dane Whalen
Beauty awakens the soul to act. - Dante Alighieri
If I thought that what I'm doing when I write is expressing myself, I'd junk the typewriter. Writing is a much more complicated activity that that. - Susan Sontag
It's not only joy as an act of defiance; it’s business as usual as an act of defiance. This is just: Do your thing. - Bono
Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either. - Elizabeth Zimmermann
You have the power within you to choose a life of love and beauty or choose a life of misery and destruction. What you chose, that you will attract and that you will manifest. - Debasish Mridha
The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. Whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles. - Ayn Rand
Let us thank God for valour in abstractionFor those who go their own way, will not kissThe arse of law and order nor compoundFor physical comfort at the price of pride - Louis MacNeice
Act NOW on those ideas! As they say, you snooze you lose. Or as I say, if you BEGIN you WIN. - Richie Norton
An effective way often to let the people do something corrective is to just request them not to do it then most of them are most likely to do the same thing only because a sage always knows who they in majority are actually. - Anuj Somany
The perfect man of action, is the suicide. - William Carlos Williams
Anyone can post messages to the net. Practically everyone does. The resulting cacophony drowns out serious discussion. - Clifford Stoll
[About describing atomic models in the language of classical physics:]We must be clear that when it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images and establishing mental connections. - Niels Bohr
The USA government states that the New Mexico Trinity nuclear bomb site is still highly radioactive and 'harmless'. It is interesting to note in the era of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) that it is USA government policy that radio frequency (RF) and electricity are also 'harmless'. - Steven Magee
Virtue creates reputation, but action brings success. - Debasish Mridha
People who succeed in business aren't afraid to hear feedback from their customers -- they actually thrive from it. - Adam Smith
I’m a witness to personal development being the best investment you could ever make by improving yourselfproactively, working on your awareness, improving your skillsand knowledge about how you can get to the edge of yourpotential - Derric Yuh Ndim
Success depends on your choices and actions. - Debasish Mridha
Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develop itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a living thing. - John Stuart Mill
Humble spirit leads to a noble character. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Most startups actually start down and only go up if they catch the winds of market demand. - Ryan Lilly
[T]he road to character is built by confronting your own weakness. - David Brooks
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. - Helen Keller
Entrepreneurs, let’s begin to turn our desire and design into reward. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
There comes a time when something changes you... No matter the impact... Where the world no longer beats in time with you. You no longer feel amongst the fray.. And the feeling of loneliness is a brandished armor you wear the rest of your life. - Solange nicole
You don't need to be a great singer to sing, but you have to practice singing to be a great singer. - Debasish Mridha
Man kills, the things he love the most, sometimes by the virtue of hatred, crime, anger and war and sometimes by dramatizing his activities. But he is not aware that his killings are his own self-image. - Santosh Kalwar
Step with care and great tact And remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act Just never forget to be dexterous and deft And never mix up your right foot with your left. - Dr. Seuss
Stand somewhere on the character of God, and you will see the impossibles becoming possibles - JOEL NYARANGI AKOYA
You may not be able to do anything about how you feel; but you can do something about how you act. People will definitely offend you willing or unwilling by their words and actions...but you can choose to let that offence sink you down or not.... - Israelmore Ayivor
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom. - Plato
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security. - Thomas Paine
People lack morals, good moral character is important in every aspect of your life. Honesty and Integrity opens the door. Your character allows others to see you for who you truly are. Make your first impression a lasting impression. Ironically it may be your last impression - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
My art is an act of creation and destruction, with all the sorrow and joy these engender as well as all the shadow and light these contain. - Kathryn V. White
A most loving virtue of all, is that of a cheerful giver with the right attitude of LOVE! Giving is not just a random act of kindness. It is an investment in humanity. In return you become more than yourself, you transcend - Angie karan
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.
We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve. - Maxwell Maltz
They take their drama firsthand, in the real world, while I prefer the drama of fictional characters–in worlds where things happen for a reason, where questions are answered, where conflicts are always resolved. - Kat O'Keeffe
Three carefully stringed words are worth more than a book of gibberish. It's not the word count but the impact of those words that counts. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies. - Alexander Pope
Schooling is a manufacturing process whereby the raw material called curious boys is turned into products called obedient men. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You are enough exactly as you are, whether you believe it or not. - Pooja Ruprell
What if the actual sin was that despite the fact of knowing how cruel and unfair this world is; we still bring children to life? - Sandra Chami Kassis
Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up. - Jane Yolen
How do I shape my reality? I use wisdom and strategy to shift the possible to the probable... Then, effort and consistency will bridge the probable to the inevitable. Success is a behavior... I make sure my mindset and actions are working in alignment. - Steve Maraboli
There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it
Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable. - Mark Twain
Dare to believeDare to liveDare to actDare to factDare to sailDare to failDare to giveDare to forgive - Debasish Mridha
If you don’t act now, the day is not far, that this beautiful planet of yours, which you call home, shall be turned into a dry barren wasteland by the blood-sucking fundamentalists. - Abhijit Naskar
I’m not beholden to the confirmation of your prejudices; to be perfectly frank, the prospect of confining the female characters in my story to placid, helpless secondary places in the narrative is so goddamn boring that I would rather not write at all. - Scott Lynch
Those who become enamored of practices without science are like sailors who go aboard ship without a rudder and compass, for they are never certain where they will land. - Leonardo da Vinci
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. - Buddha
The possibility to love another scared me; terrified me actually. Being a free spirit, apart of me is most alive when roaming, than I became a mother and for the first time I felt my heart live outside my body and that's the moment his laughter became my medicine. - Nikki Rowe
You must however pay attention to the fact that we don’t only lose time to lateness. We also lose time to jokes, gossip, empty talks, sleep on duty, social media etc. - Sunday Adelaja
We cannot put off living until we are ready. The most salient characteristic of life is its coerciveness: it is always urgent, ‘here and now,’ without any postponement. Life is fired at us point-blank. - José Ortega y Gasset
The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. - Margaret Chase
For success, focus has utmost importance, but distraction is disastrous. - Debasish Mridha
let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth. - Victoria Bando
I constantly reminded myself with the fact that the world isn't about what's fair, but how you cope with what is unfair. - Hiro0911
Live, share and learn the art of true deep listening. The main keys are honesty and humility.Cultivate good filters in the mind. Conquer and tame the ego. If words and actions pass from your lips, sights and tapping words in the keyboard, don't forget to ask first, "Is it true, necessary and kind? - Angelica Hopes
Knowing trees, I came to realize, understand and appreciate the act of patience. - Ogwo David Emenike
Practice doesn't make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
The website increases my excitement when I read, Hark, the pies are calling! My excitement is short-lived, however. I read the page again and realize that it is pipes that are calling, not pies as I had hoped. I am disappointed. I personally react better to the call of pies. - Aefa Mulholland
Thoughts do more. Words to much. Actions do much more. - Israelmore Ayivor
Furious activity is no substitute for analytical thought. - Alastair Pilkington
When your friend becomes a king, treat him first as a king, then let him choose you as a friend. Acting otherwise is suicidal. Familiarity is evil. - Tylor Ilori
Suit the action to the word, the word to the action; with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature. - William Shakespeare
A negative outlook is dangerous. When you say, It can’t get any worse! You're essentially challenging the universe to do exactly that. - Kamand Kojouri
Other people's opinion have no impact on your self esteem unless you allow it. - Kishore Bansal
A man with a good story is practically a king. - José Eduardo Agualusa
God created each of us with different traits and characteristics, but regardless of what they may be, know that He made you perfect and has equipped you with every tool to accomplish your purpose in life. Aim High and Dream Big! - Augusta DeJuan Hathaway
Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive! - Sir Walter Scott
In all tests of character, when two viewpoints are pitted against one another, in the final analysis the thing that will strike you the most, is not who was right or wrong, strong or weak, wise or foolish.... but who would go to the greatest lengths in considering the other's perspective. - Mike Dooley
Your brain activates a magnificent system to store memories as reference points for you to learn from... not to create a past for you to be stuck in. - Steve Maraboli
Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty. - Deepak Chopra
Jesus Followers are called to be reflectors of His character, servants of his grace, ambassadors of His message and magnifiers of His glory! ~ © gfp '42 - Gary Patton
The subtle thread of the spirit can expand and contract within the body. When it expands, it passes through the brain, heart and body to experience life, and when the same subtle thread of the spirit, is taken inward, it contract itself into the soul, to experience the bliss from within. - Roshan Sharma
Wonder exist in every act of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Indomitable will, purposeful action - Lailah Gifty Akita
Love Is An Act Of Valour. - Amit Abraham
I cannot bring myself to judge those who are defending their lands against an immoral violent foreign invader. The fact that the immoral violent foreign invader happens to be the U.S. government does not alter my view. - Dave Champion
You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals. - Paul McCartney
I don't know who a character is till I look into their eyes. - Luke Taylor
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions. - Albert Einstein
Sufis hold that the superior experience and knowledge comes to a man or woman in exact accordance with his worth,capacity,and earning of it. - Idries Shah
Honoring your values is an act of self-love and self-care. - Ruthann M. Wilson
The way you make use of your brain, heart, and body, any consequence out of it, has to be faced by you. God or creator never interferes with your action or its consequence. Everything happens out of the process. - Roshan Sharma
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A man's final query is determined by how well he acts under pressure. If man can control his demeanor under extreme stress, he will be judged in a positive way. - Angela Khristin Brown
Forgiveness is the way we return what has been taken from us and restore the love and kindness and trust that has been lost. With each act of forgiveness, whether small or great, we move toward wholeness. Forgiveness is nothing less than how we bring peace to ourselves and our world. - Desmond Tutu
Listening; our propensity to complicate this effortless act is only matched by our ability to relentlessly obscure the obvious. - Glenn A. Maltais
If we could stop thinking of 'meaning' and 'purpose' as artifacts of some divine creative act and see them instead as the yield of our own creative future, they become goals, intentions and processes very much in reach rather than the shadows of childlike, superstitious mythology. - Douglas Rushkoff
Through positive civil actions, the church can influence the society. - Sunday Adelaja
When you’re busy, avoid taking the quickest action. Instead make the extra effort to truly serve the customer. - Marilyn Suttle
People said experience is the best teacher. Until they found a fact that experience is the worst and most painful teacher. - Glad Munaiseche
Lifting lives, 140 characters at a time. - Germany Kent
By taking systematic actions and by focusing on beauty, for sure we can change our society. - Debasish Mridha
I am not perfect. Are you? Let us accept the fact that nobody is perfect. Let us learn to accept our imperfections as well as those of others. - RVM
There is no destiny awaiting us except what we create through our own actions. - Marty Rubin
REAL Leaders are experts at bringing out the best in others... Thinking , feelings and actions. They improve their teams' thinking skills and Mindsets. - Tony Dovale
Time may be defined as " dimension governed by activity." Dimension diminishes with inactivity so does the value of time. - Moutasem Algharati
Always there is a bitch lies in every virgin heart, and a virgin always lies in the heart of a bitch. To be honest, there cannot ever be anyone who is one-man or one-woman human, in action or may be in thought! - Argha
True love is jealousy in disguise: A man cannot restrict his lover from going to the club because he hates her, he actually hates the men who would come around and touch her. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Men argue. Nature acts. - Voltaire
Grace happens when we act with others on behalf of our world. - Joanna Macy
The internet can be many things, of course. Too often it's a cesspool of distraction, a place we indulge in the modern sport of snark and schandenfrende, building the case for our own bigotries, where we mock and thereby dismiss the suggering of others. - Strayed, Cheryl
My gosh, I love food. If I wasn’t an actor, I could be a completely different body shape right now. - Hugh Jackman
Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think. - Hannah Arendt
For any business decision, there are only two choices: action or inaction. The best option is to take action." - , consultants, iSixSigmaKaizen . In Quality Quotes, February 25, 2015, Knowledge Center, ASQ [ AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR QUALITY] - Ramesh Lohia and Jack T. Parker
The act of writing is the act of discovering what you believe. - David Hare
All the activities that are happening in this world are indeed done through the intellect; there is no need for Knowledge there. Knowledge is indeed in Knowledge (Knowing). And whatever actions are done through the intellect, the Knowledge ‘Knows’ it too. - Dada Bhagwan
I used to think that your calling was about doing something good in this world. Now I understand it’s about becoming someone good—and letting that goodness impact the world around you. - Jeff Goins, The Art Of Work
Try to put well into practice what you already know. In so doing, you will, in good time, discover the hidden things you now inquire about. - Rembrandt
Holidays are an expensive trial of strength. The only satisfaction comes from survival.
Wondering what gives them confidence that they are not going to be caught of their drama or they don't care even if people understand their acting as they hold high position and none can do anything against them. - Anuj Somany
Most writers deserve the reputation posterity has bestowed upon them: You can’t for long conceal the toxic spots on your character—Philip Larkin is Exhibit A—nor can you conceal your dignity, your humanism, your regard for veracity and freedom. - William Giraldi
Successfully functioning in a society with diverse values, traditions and lifestyles requires us to have a relationship to our own reactions rather than be captive of them. To resist our tendencies to make right or true, that which is nearly familiar, and wrong or false, that which is only strange. - Robert Kegan
Food-sharing is an innate way that we show our love for people we care about. Including others in times of celebration is an act of kindness. - Dr. Theresa Nicassio
We as human beings lower our vibration everytime we react with the emotional attachment of what is only suppose to be a lesson through life. - Nikki Rowe
Does anyone act more like an overserious senior citizen with time running out on their chance for immortality than someone in their twenties? - Patton Oswalt
Keeping an active mind has been vital to my survival, as has been maintaining a sense of humor. - Stephen Hawking
In America sex is an obsession, in other parts of the world it is a fact. - Marlene Dietrich
was the first to envisage the idea of timeless existence and to emphasize it—against reason—as a reality, more [real] than our actual experience… Erwin Schrödinger - Plato
Twitter is a serious writing distraction. As are grapefruits. The two have nothing else in common. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Life is about the journey, not the destination. As long as we persevere in mindful thinking, beliefs and actions, our internal compass will point us towards true-self each step of the way. - Glenn A. Maltais
In capitalism, man exploits man. In socialism, it’s exactly the opposite. - Ben Tucker
It might not be about perfection. Rather, it may be that that which is imperfect is that which has the most character. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
He was responsible for administering an army that lacked time-tested procedures and routinized policies, so every decision became an improvisational act. - Joseph J. Ellis
Raging over something that is invaluable can portray an individual's sense of immaturity and lack of understanding about his or her actual needs for survival. - Saaif Alam
When you think about the period in which Agatha Christie's crime novels were written, they are actually quite edgy for the time. - Sara Sheridan
Memory can change the shape of a room; it can change the color of a car. And memories can be distorted. They're just an interpretation, they're not a record, and they're irrelevant if you have the facts. (Leonard Shelby, Memento) - Christopher Nolan
Ninja mom's understand that life is a balancing act, and in order to keep the balance they have to learn to enjoy the moment! - Anna M. Aquino
Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is timing. It wait on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way. - Fulton J. Sheen
Living the life I wanted was my ultimate responsibility. Learning to forgive was my ultimate act of self-love. - Andrea T. Goeglein
A dream becomes a reality as a result of your actions, and your actions are controlled, to a large extent, by your habits. - John C. Maxwell
Having a relationship with people of questionable character is like playing with a razor blade on your skin, and pretending to observe that it is harmful to your body. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible. - Henry Ford
There will never be complete satisfaction in the life, satisfaction is an illusion, there is only heroism. - Amit Kalantri
Everything have a foundation, even your fame; It started as little support from your family and immediate friends; Don't forget that because they saw the raw talent before everyone saw the polished act. Stay True instead of being a fame fool. - Unarine Ramaru
The masses have yet to realize that generating your own electricity is a potentially hazardous activity to engage in. - Steven Magee
The day stared back an empty gray, with not a speck of white to give character to the lifeless sky. - Ashley Madau
To be great, practice simplicity and express humility. - Debasish Mridha
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern. - Lord Acton
We make our gadgets our own by the way that we use them, with or without the permission of the manufacturer. - Laura Moncur
If your child is constantly interrupting or doing other things to get your attention, he is not getting enough communication of the right kind. Just the fact that you are in the house with him all day does not mean that you are necessarily devoting any time to com- munication of his choice. - Ruth Minshull
In the most intimate, hidden and innermost ground of the soul, God is always essentially, actively, and substantially present. Here the soul possesses everything by grace which God possesses by nature. - John Tauler
One of the best ways you can fight discrimination is by taking good care of yourself. Your survival is not just important; it's an act of revolution. - DaShanne Stokes
I act as the tongue of you,... tied in your mouth . . . . in mine it begins to be loosened. - Walt Whitman
Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. [There is no need to worry about a protracted war because] from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time. - Dan Quayle
The qualities which a man seeks in his beloved are those characteristics of his own soul, whether he knows it or not. - Plato
Getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence. - Jules Feiffer
Hendaknya kita mengukur ilmu bukan dari tumpukan buku yang kita habiskan. Bukan dari tumpukan naskah yang kita hasilkan. Bukan juga dari penatnya mulut dalam diskusi tak putus yang kita jalani. Tapi…dari amal (action) yang keluar dari setiap desah nafas kita - ابن قيم الجوزية
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it. - Krishnamurti
Being an actor is easy, just picture someone in a room and you outside waiting for your cue to go in. Elliot Gould's been trying that for forty years. - George Burns
Everyone wants to look great in the summer... Don't just dream, take action!Your journey to being a summer yummer starts today. - Steve Maraboli
The devil attacks you today, because you have got a future. He wants to destroy you for that very reason, because he is scared of your future acts and exploits. - Sunday Adelaja
Her whole existence was calling his name and she had no clue where SHE actually was... He continued his path on achieving his goals because he knew that was the source of her scream... Secretly or not she was the biggest of them all - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Government itself does no harm, because it is a fictional entity. But the belief in government the notion that some people actually have the moral right to rule over others has caused immeasurable pain and suffering, injustice and oppression, enslavement and death. - - Larken Rose
Today, you can take an action that will lead you closer to your visions. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You cannot have a proud and chivalrous spirit if your conduct is mean and paltry; for whatever a man's actions are, such must be his spirit. - Demosthenes
It was reassuring to know exactly where one stood. That one stood at the end of the line was not pertinent. At least there was a line in which to subsist. - Linda Berdoll
Against the ruin of the world, there is only one defense: The creative act. - Kenneth Rexroth
I see people teaching how to make an impact, but i don't want to make dents, i want to walk lightly on the earth, grateful for universal grace. - Jay Woodman
God is patient and act in His timing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
With large industries throwing out the factory model as counterproductive, it is long past time for schools to do the same. I wonder how many adults would do well at dealing with different job requirements and a different boss every 47 minutes. - Susan Ohanian
A tactical retreat is not a bad response to a surprise assault, you know. First you survive. Then you choose your own ground. Then you counterattack. - Lois McMaster Bujold
It's like I have a sensor in my head, but she works on a seven-second delay... well-meaning, but perpetually about seven seconds too late to actually do anything to stop the horrific avalanche of shit-you-shouldn't- say-out-loud-but-I-just-did. - Jenny Lawson
If thinking and reason crack under pressure of emotional convulsions or when commissioned facts are resulting from fibs and fake constructions, truth may be in great peril. ( Blame storming) - Erik Pevernagie
And I went into the new year loving myself a little less, but a little more where it actually mattered. - Dominic Riccitello
How beautiful would history have been if it could be written beforehand and then acted out like drama! - Aihebholo-oria Okonoboh
Moths don't need to explain why their attracted to the light. - Marty Rubin
Inner negativity will attract negative energies from the universe. So be watchful of your thoughts. Don't be a magnate of negativity. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
Cause if you shoot a bullet someone dies. If you drop a bomb many die. You hit a woman, love dies. But if you say the F-word... nothing actually happens. - Richard Curtis
We do what we enjoy, even if it is act of evil. - M.F. Moonzajer
We are not judges for ourselves until circumstances call us to act. - Abigail Adams
Every act of goodness is born from our desire to be happy. - Udai Yadla
To dive in the darkness, I should dive in the truth, then in images of the world..., then facts, then in books, then listening, then in short stories... that's how I write the horror. It's very complicated. - Deyth Banger
Those who have anger, they try to take control others with the heat of anger and those who do not have anger are able to take control of others with their strength of character known as sheel. Even it can take control of animals (with it’s strength)!!! - Dada Bhagwan
In our external world we create and attract with our beliefs, thoughts, emotions and perceptions. - Debasish Mridha
The question is not what you look at, but what you see. It is only necessary to behold the least fact or phenomenon, however familiar, from a point a hair's breadth aside from our habitual path or routine, to be overcome, enchanted by its beauty and significance. - Henry David Thoreau
Is it a fact or have I dreamt it that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time? - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men. - Lord Acton
The very essence of leadership is that you have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion.Whatever you value, be committed to it and let nothing distract you from this goal. The uncommitted life, like Plato's unexamined life, is not worth living. - Theodore M. Hesburgh
If our society remember the iconic people by they hard work and self effort impacting our community, so I can consider myself as one of them because you will remember how hard I've been working to make it till there. - Amen Muffler
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
If a certain activity, such as painting, becomes the habitual mode of expression, it may follow that taking up the painting materials and beginning work with them will act suggestively and so presently evoke a flight into the higher state. - Robert Henri
Don't bother about your looks, just bother about your character - Yash Bansal
Our purpose is to find out whether innocence, the moment it becomes involved in an action, can avoid committing murder. - Albert Camus
There are other grounds for believing that gays and lesbians should be respected and protected from oppression: their right to privacy and freedom of actionand expression; the "victimless" nature of homosexual relations; and the many valuable contributions that gays and lesbians make to society. - Simon LeVay
It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does. - William Faulkner
Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
Famous actress bragging about her husband: Look at him, isn't he beautiful I have kept him for seven years now" Dorothy Parker: Don't Worry--he'll come back in style" - Dorothy Parker
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. - Confucius
It is vain to say human beings might be satisfied with tranquillity; they must have action, and they will make it if they can not find it. - Charlotte Bronte
An apparent misfortune of man is that neither good nor evil is an agency itself; both are equally passive choices. Man himself is the ultimate agency. He has the power to realize and activate the dead options. Only then, that is, by the action of Will, good results in good and evil in evil. - Raheel Farooq
I had the privilege of being able to choose, or at least have the opportunity to work at, being anything but an actor. - Benedict Cumberbatch
He who every morning plans the transaction of the day and follows out that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through the maze of the most busy life. But where no plan is laid, where the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chance of incidence, chaos will soon reign. - Victor Hugo
You can always be better than your master but you can never change the fact that you were his student and he was your master! The seed must always respect for his soil! - Mehmet Murat ildan
There are two things in particular that it [the computer industry] failed to foresee: one was the coming of the Internet(...); the other was the fact that the century would end. - Douglas Adams
Life is not a race.....not a struggle,& bla bla ....We make it a race , struggle.It's we to decide how should it be. Actually Life is Present & the choices we choose in past. - Vaibhav Garg
The more you learn the biology behind your every action, emotion and behavior, the better you become at accepting others the way they are. - Abhijit Naskar
Character depends on characters. Few people are character. Other's should try to opt one but they don't, they lose. - Vikram Roy
I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor. - Roger Moore
Mere sorrow, which weeps and sits still, is not repentance. Repentance is sorrow converted into action; into a movement toward a new and better life.
As a writer, I am just an actor in a play, telling a story that needs to be told. - Rita Webb
Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost; a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11. - Barack Obama
In four months we could actually have an administration that believes in science. - Mark Warner
When two people can't live up to each other's expectations, they'll look for their fantasized satisfaction in the next relationship, the next experience, the next excitement. - John F. MacArthur Jr.
It's excellence in leadership when everyone wants to manufacture a black shoe and you manufacture a designer black shoe with gold medal on top. Do something new; do something better! - Israelmore Ayivor
for the disproportionate fear that the statistically and historically minimal group of women who were both angry and had hairy legs have inculcated both in their detractors and in their wannabe-successors, we should salute them as often as possible - Nina Power
Time is exactly the amount of wealth God gives to each and every one of us on a daily basis - Sunday Adelaja
Patience, more than the ability to bear pains or endure waiting, is to be calm no matter what happens constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities and have faith to believe that it will all work out in the end while you are waiting. - Roy T. Bennett
Do not allow consumerism to dictate your spiritual practice. You need nothing more than your focused attention to gain enlightenment. - Gary Hopkins
The formula of happiness and success is just, being actually yourself, in the most vivid possible way you can. - Meryl Streep
Practice, the master of all things. - Augustus Octavius
Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves. - Charlie Chaplin
Enthusiasm is the key but action opens the door. - Debasish Mridha
I thought about writing the character as male, but then I would be forced to portray him as a woman in a man's body. - Christopher Stocking
We see anything actionable, we don’t react to it. We consider it. - Bryan Larrick
We thought all this teaching was to make us smart. What it did was make us stupid. With all the little facts we learned, we never had the time to think. - Chuck Palahniuk
When every piece falls into place, it's like a dance, a delicate but powerful balancing act. The art of holding on and letting go at the same time. - Kristin Bartley Lenz
It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment. - Freeman Dyson
I cannot find the perfect person, but I refuse to live my life living a tragic love story based on just sex, and selfish act. - Roxy Writer
Stories are epically important to how we view and interact in the world around us. We define ourselves, our abilities and even our goals by the stories we believe and share. These stories become part of our personal view of our world. - Lyssa Danehy deHart
The test of any good fiction is that you should care something for the characters; the good to succeed, the bad to fail. The trouble with most fiction is that you want them all to land in hell together, as quickly as possible. - Mark Twain
Jungian psychology built upon a numinous sandcastle-of-gilded- abstractions, reflects modernity’s transcendental reinstatement of Theosophy into an archetypal, pseudo-scientific conflation of mysticism and shamanic-induced revelation. - Albert Thomas Bifarelli
Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure.
Now is the right time for you to become excellent. By taking action on your dreams of excellence, you start polishing the rough diamond you are. As you buff and shine yourself with practice, sparkling success becomes yours. - Mark F. LaMoure
And if ever you need encouragement, remember at least two sober facts which nobody can rationally deny: that you are a new and unique living force in nature, and that you can, by taking thought and pursuing it, become more and more intensely alive. - John Steeksma
The person identifies with the image the others have created of him on Facebook, and this image in turn guides his life and actions. He comes to believe that his public image (with the comments underneath it) is who he is. - Nicos Hadjicostis
And I withdrew into myself when I understood that they wanted to extract every thought in my head, one by one, like decayed teeth. - Alia Mamdouh
BENEFACTOR, n. One who makes heavy purchases of ingratitude, without, however, materially affecting the price, which is still within the means of all. - Ambrose Bierce
Nothing changes more constantly than the past; for the past that influences our lives does not consist of what actually happened, but of what men believe happened. - Gerald White Johnson
Life is but a play and we are merely the characters of our own scene. - kamar brown
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. - John Dewey
When we talk with our children about sexual abuse, we are not only taking a proactive step toward protecting them, we are building our relationship with them--grounded in honesty and trust. It's a win-win situation. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Don’t be depressed if you feel like a victim of abuse. It is because the abuser knows that your action can get you out of that situation and without depending on anything, live a life within your expectation and beyond. - Denny A
Heaven and hell seem out of proportion to me: the actions of men do not deserve so much. - Jorge Luis Borges
You read and write and sing and experience, thinking that one day these things will build the character you admire to live as. You love and lose and bleed best you can, to the extreme, hoping that one day the world will read you like the poem you want to be. - Charlotte Eriksson
Actually, all education is self-education. A teacher is only a guide, to point out the way, and no school, no matter how excellent, can give you education. What you receive is like the outlines in a child’s coloring book. You must fill in the colors yourself. - Louis L'Amour
The Bible is useful because it opens our eyes, and because it’s highly impractical to walk through life with our eyes closed. - Peter J. Leithart
I would rather go out of politics having the feeling that I had done what was right than stay in with the approval of all men, knowing in my heart that I have acted as I ought not to. - Theodore Roosevelt
Words have to make sense; facts don't. That life makes no sense is the most beautiful fact of all. - Marty Rubin
If you decide to do anything and follow throughwith actions with the same intensity as your decision, you willdefinitely end up with an excellent result. - Derric Yuh Ndim
When a character comes to life, it’s like meeting a new friend for the first time. - Lynette Mather
True beauty does not shine; it attracts. - Debasish Mridha
A man's character is best described in his epitaph - Marilyn L. Rice
A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to the world. - Ellen G. White
The best part of the fiction in many novels is the notice that the characters are purely imaginary. - Franklin P. Adams
Perhaps the hardest lesson to learn is not to be attached to the results of your actions. - Joan Borysenko
Perhaps a book becomes a classic in proportion to how broadly its characters can be scavenged, how many readers find within it something they experience as desirable or even intimately necessary. - Janna Malamud Smith
Your responsibility is to not question God’s actions or what looks like a lack of action. Your obligation is to count on God’s character. - Jim George
The greatest reward for your actions is not the respect you gain from others but the respect you gain for yourself. - T Jay Taylor
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel. - Napoleon Hill
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts. - Henry Adams
Staying with detractors is like sleeping in a room located just behind the public toilet. You will never feel comfortable until you relocate. - Israelmore Ayivor
Imagine a world without Darwin. Imagine a world in which Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace had not transformed our understanding of living things. What... would become baffling and puzzling..., in urgent need of explanation? The answer is: practically everything about living things....
It's not a 9-5 job. It's an every moment you're awake job because you actually enjoy the work that you're doing. - Jeffrey Kalmikoff
We judge others by their actions and ourselves by our intentions. We need to offer grace to all, because we all need a little grace. - Jayce O'Neal
It is not money that is been jeopardized on daily basis, it is actually 86,400 seconds of your life. You are given that amount of life every day in time not in money. - Sunday Adelaja
I have learned that when you make big decisions, life says, 'Fuck you. This is what you actually have in store. - Chris Pine
The "highest" states of mind held up before mankind by christianity as of supreme value, are actually forms of convulsive epilepsy. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A man without enemies is a man without character. - David Gandy
You are the greatest poem ever written.You are the greatest song ever sung.You are the greatest portrait ever painted.You are the greatest symphony ever composed.You are the greatest act ever performed.You are the greatest masterpiece ever created. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Action is eloquence. - William Shakespeare
Those who take responsibility for their actions are the real winners in life. Winners meet life challenges and head on, knowing there are no gurantees, and give it all they've got, and never think it's too late, or too early to begin. - Anonymous
Horror is a situation, not a character, no matter how evil one may be. - Rachel Deering
Life is a Canvas. Every action of ours is a stroke of paint and at the end, how beautiful our painting is will depend upon all our strokes, all our Actions.- - RVM
It is a sign of arrogance to be mad at someone for not acting as per your advice, especially if it was unsolicited. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error. - Benjamin Disraeli
We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.
Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact. - Bertrand Russell
It is not the strength of your faith but the object of your faith that actually saves you. - Timothy J. Keller
Everything has changed. . . except the way we think. The aim [of education] must be the training of independently acting and thinking individuals, who, however, see in the service of community their highest life problems - Albert Einstein
Death is the enemy. I spent 10 years of my life singlemindedly studying, practicing, fighting hand to hand in close quarters to defeat the enemy, to send him back bloodied and humble and I am not going to roll over and surrender. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
The mature man lives quietly, does good privately, takes responsibility for his actions, treats others with friendliness and courtesy, finds mischief boring and avoids it. Without the hidden conspiracy of goodwill, society would not endure an hour. - Kenneth Rexroth
Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them. - Leo Tolstoy
For every action there is an equal and opposite government program. - Bob Wells
Societal peer pressure to conform runs strong, but as more of us continue to think and act for ourselves, rather than be under the influence of group-think, we begin to make more effective choices. - Evita Ochel
The way you handle your problems shows your character. - Kishore Bansal
How do you know yourself to be a son of God in fact as well as in name?Answer: Because I am baptized in the name of God the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. - (from his catechism) - John Calvin
In writing, the point is not to manifest or exalt the act of writing, nor is it to pin a subject within language; it is, rather, a question of creating a space into which the writing subject constantly disappears. - Michel Foucault
I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts. - Mark Twain
Attraction is not an option. - Neil Strauss
Act with though awareness and love in the present moment then you will never need to worry about the thought of regret. - Matthew Donnelly
The European reaction to Obama is a European delusion. - Noam Chomsky
Man (as he imagines himself to be), in general, is a possibility, not a fact. - Idries Shah
Defined purpose oriented actions, not actions, are the attributes of success. - Debasish Mridha
Spirituality [Nischay] means complete truth and worldly interactions means truth to a certain extent. - Dada Bhagwan
Never call anyone a baboon unless you are sure of your facts. - Will Cuppy
Plot comes from the mind but the characters come from the heart! - Varsha Dixit
In order to live a fulfilled life, do not focus on the size of your audience; focus instead on leaving an impact on the circle of influence God has given you. - Rosette Mugidde Wamambe
Those who died while trying to make our world a better place, didn't actually die, they proved some points. Our job is to notice them and continue from where they stopped. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
The future is not a scenario written, which we only have to act out; it is a work which we have to create. - Roger Garaudy
The old always think the world is getting worse; it is for the young, equipped with historical facts, to point out that, compared with 1509, or even 1939, life in 2009 is sweet as honey. - Hilary Mantel
Maybe if we focused on being light & less on the dark, we might actually see things change. - Michael M. Rose
An actor is just a part of a movie, but director - he is the movie. - Amit Kalantri
I don't know what's wrong with my television set. I was getting C-Span and the Home Shopping Network on the same station. I actually bought a congressman.
A rose’s beautiful scent is extracted only when it is crushed. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you move faster than the music, it will look strange; if you move slower than the music, it will look strange! Be like autumn leaves which follow exactly the rhythm of the wind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
There’s so much I can’t read because I get so exasperated. Someone starts describing the character boarding the plane and pulling the seat back. And I just want to say, Babe, I have been downtown. I have been up in a plane. Give me some credit. - Amy Hempel
A recurring problem needs nothing but a tactical head-on solution. The more you entertain your problems, the more your entertain unhappiness! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I NEVER KNEW YOU."Only those who do not practice sin can stand in the presence of the holy God. - Mac Canoza
Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters. - Margaret Halsey
On having a backup plan: "Always a good plan anytime you want to follow your dream - I love writing, acting, and psychiatry - there are crazy people everywhere which means I can take my career anywhere my dream needs to go. - Samantha Steele
Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul. - Edward Abbey
God has hidden in each and every one of us so many abilities, gifts and resources that could only be activated by work. - Sunday Adelaja
Writers aren't exactly people...they're a whole lot of people trying to be one person. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
When the artist finds himself he is lost. The fact that he has succeeded in never finding himself is regarded by as his only lasting achievement. - Max Ernst
"We regularly attribute our own failures to circumstance and the failures of others to bad character."
Life without you? Actually I can’t imagine what it would be, because you are always with me, you’re like my guardian angel and above all a very fun and responsible friend. I love you. - Auliq Ice
Word-banning seems to be a trend of late. It's become fashionable to try to ban words we're uncomfortable with, which you really can't do in the first place. You can no more ban a word than you can ban the air. In fact, language is a lot like air ban it all you want, it's still there. - Andrew Heller
Courage is confident action. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The idea that work competes with life ignores that life is actually the intersection and interaction of four major domains: work, home, community, and the private self. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Be Mindful of your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions. Your actions become your reality. - Kemi Sogunle
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. - Herbert Spencer
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors. - Confucius
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving. - Ayn Rand
In fact, it is more correct to say that Truth is God, than to say that God is Truth. - Mahatma Gandhi
Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience He stands waiting, with exactness grinds He all. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I've met actors where you think, if only you could just clean up your act and get it together, people would want to work with you. Some people are so difficult, it's just not worth working with them. - Patrick Stewart
Failure is not the end. In fact it is the beginning of a beautiful journey. - Jade Youssef
Ending a series is a difficult one .......where should a story that you have followed for so long end? When do you step away from the characters and let the readers decide their fate from there? When they can stand on their own is my only answer for that. - Shandy L. Kurth
Whereas the health of an individual depends on the ego's regular descent and return to and from the unconscious, a society's longevity depends on actual people journeying into the unknown and returning with ideas. - Dan Harmon
The lesser is the contact with the outside, the greater is the contact with inside. - Alok Jagawat
Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization. - Bo Bennett
proved to the world that even a woman can accomplish something in the most rigorous and abstract of sciences and for that reason would well have deserved an honorary degree. Carl Friedrich Gauß - Sophie Germain
You build a confident: "Can Do Attitude," by practicing to be excellent. Since you earn success by being determined, higher willpower is earned. Be the best. Raise yourself to excellence, by writing your goals and working hard on them. Drive yourself to success. - Mark F. LaMoure
We are not interested in those stupid crimes you have committed. The Party is not interested in the overt act: the thought is all we care about. - George Orwell
Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions. - Primo Levi
My worth is not based on the ‘work of my hands’ despite how feverishly I might work and how audaciously successful I might be. Rather, my worth is based exclusively on the astonishing fact that I am the ‘work of God’s hands. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The love between a man and a woman acts like a mousetrap to lure a man towards a woman enticing him like a pure cheese, but is secretly tied with a strap. - Anuj Somany
The fact is that a person has to not only often unwillingly retract from own right words, but also many times apologize for the same ,in fact, on telling the people the undeniable, altruistic fact. - Anuj Somany
If you had told me, though, when I was twenty-four that I would write about Skokie, Illinois, where I grew up, I would have said, ‘You’re out of your mind. Why would I have Skokie in a poem?’ But you become resigned. Your job is to write about the life you actually have. - Edward Hirsch
Since graduating from HMS my greatest satisfaction has unequivocally been my family. My main disappointment is that I have wasted too much time in personal pursuits and been less of an influence for good than I might have been. - Norris B. Finlayson
Don't make your character that people can walk on it, make your character as sky so that people would dream to get there - Arefin Bashar Arif
I don't act my age, I act my personality. - Khaya Dlanga
The act of praising and giving thanks to God brings untold blessing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is hard to find a person who is hard on oneself and soft on others, but rare to find the people who truly care by being actually fair to themselves only. - Anuj Somany
Vladimir Nabokov, contemning readers who "identified" with characters in fiction, remarked that the best readers identify with the artist. - Joseph Epstein
We got so much food in America we're allergic to food. Allergic to food! Hungry people ain't allergic to shit. You think anyone in Rwanda's got a fucking lactose intolerance?! - Chris Rock
Knowledge cannot be maintained without character. - Raheel Farooq
Men are afraid to rock the boat in which they hope to drift safely through life's currents, when, actually, the boat is stuck on a sandbar. They would be better off to rock the boat and try to shake it loose. - Thomas Szasz
Equally as therapeutic was the fact that disaster did not come. - Daniel Smith
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science. - Gary Zukav
Your beliefs affect your choices. Your choices shape your actions. Your actions determine your results. The future you create depends upon the choices you make and the actions you take today. - Roy T. Bennett
Before you act consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act. - Sallust
Entrepreneurs don’t ask for permission. They act per a mission. - Ryan Lilly
To act morally is not to act out of fear of punishment; it is not to act as one is commanded to act. Rather, it is to act as one ought to act. And how one ought to act is not dependent upon anyone's power, even if the power be Divine. - Steven M. Cahn
So many people spend years (and money) studying to be doctors, lawyers, actors, dancers, business executives and scientists - when you're an author, you can be any of these things, and you don't need a degree or certificate; all you need is an imagination, a dream and an open mind. - Rebecca McNutt
An author is similar to an actor. They play many characters in their lives—photographer, nurse, dancer, doctor, writer, etc. As an author, you have to learn your craft, know each and every element to become that character you’re writing about to be able to live and breathe what they do. - Mischa Temaul
Every person is driven in the direction of own destination with the help an invisible rope called dream, but the desire leads one only towards material attraction. - Anuj Somany
The great virtue of my radicalism lies in the fact that I am perfectly ready, if necessary, to be radical on the conservative side. - Theodore Roosevelt
the glory of the protagonist is always paid for by a lot of secondary characters - Tony Hoagland
A random act of kindness, no matter how small, can make a tremendous impact on someone else's life. - Roy Bennett
I've learned life is a lot like surfing. When you get caught in the impact zone, you need to get right back up, because you never know what's over the next wave......and if you have faith, anything is possible, anything at all. - Soul Surfer
You cannot write your character until you know how he or she thinks, until you know what their philosophy is in the world that they occupy. - Don Roff
Our focus should not be on emerging technologies, but on emerging cultural practices. - Henry Jenkins
Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever state or persuasion. - Thomas Jefferson
To the extent that in one's act of faith one participates in the truth through reason and heart, faith already implies a particular level of knowledge and of certainty. - Osman Bakar
The human body is a tube and tank machine with an electrical system that is made up of trillions of cells and two fluids, which are designed to create and react to chemistry. While this machine can malfunction, malfunctions can be fixed. - Kevin W. Reese
Good and evil are both within us. And when our primitive ancestors humanized these natural qualities of the mind, they got two completely opposite supernatural characters. One was the merciful lord almighty and the other was the wicked devil. - Abhijit Naskar
A kind thought, word, or action creates infinite ripples of caring, consideration, and peace. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Talk without action is like a car without petrol. Positive talk coupled with decisive action can make a major difference in not only your life but as well as of those around you - Katlego Semusa
I no longer have the energy for meaningless friendships, forced interactions or unnecessary conversations. If we don’t vibrate on the same frequency there’s just no reason for us to waste our time. I’d rather have no one and wait for substance than to not feel someone and fake the funk. - Joquesse Eugenia
Dissolute conduct corrupts good character. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Want to change the world? Get creative and solve problems. The world has too many factory workers and too few problem solvers. - Kevin J. Donaldson
Metaphorically, Tom said, if you take knowledge as light, and ignorance as dark, there does sometimes seem to be a real presence to the dark -- to ignorance. Something more tactile and muscley than just lack of knowledge. A sort of will to ignorance. It would explain some politicians. - Elizabeth Moon
I do not take commands from someone with no character or appreciative mindset. - Mohith Agadi
The act of claiming an identity can be transformational. It can provide healing and empowerment. It can weld solidarity within a community. And, perhaps most importantly, it can diminish power from an oppressor, a dominant group. - Simon Tam
No one can define you except your actions. - Debasish Mridha
All progress begins with a decision. Effective leadership requires decisive action. Embrace the process of deciding, yet recognize when you have reached a choice point. - Angie Morgan
Be captivated by your hearts desire, not distracted by your minds fear. - Nikki Rowe
By repetition, each lie becomes an irreversible fact upon which other lies are constructed. - John le Carré
If nothing else in this long and short life, let me be true to my conscience, to the dignity of my own heart. Let me act in a way that says, I have honored my spirit as truly as I have honored others'. Let me stand tall and rooted as a mountain in the face of a quaking world. - Jennifer DeLucy
Crime isn't that complicated. People steal because taking something gives them something. If they're not in it for the money, they're in it for the control. The act of taking, breaking the rules, makes them feel powerful. They're in it for the sheer defiance. - V.E. Schwab
Love is not an equation, it is not a contract, and it is not a happy ending. Love is the slate under the chalk, the ground that buildings rise, and the oxygen in the air. It is the place you come back to, no matter where your headed - Jodi Picoult
Films are about entering the world from distance... little being part of all people, series are all about entering the whole world with both feet... being part of all main characters or not only the main... but the killers... victims. - Deyth Banger
The details of life have a tendency to interfere with the actual living of life. - Richard Diaz
Your genuine happiness does not come from other people, activities or things, it comes from living a meaningful life - a life that is in alignment with your values and is beneficial. - John Bruna
The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. - William Wordsworth
The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from the beasts. - Heywood Broun
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle
My father said this to me: "Israelmore, if you don't make any impact on earth, you will die before you die. But if you impress hearts with what you do, you still live even after you are gone - Israelmore Ayivor
To be beautiful is a good thing, for which we should thank Nature—to be attractive, morally, rather than physically, is, however, a thing for which we should thank Nature even more, if she be good enough to have endowed us with that lasting quality. - Duchess
Children and journalists need what they don't need actually. - Raheel Farooq
Perhaps that's why they had been so happy to learn a new tongue in the first place : the self consciousness of it, the effort of it, the grammar of it, pulled you up; a new language provided distance and kept the heart intact. - Kiran Desai
Violence has settled more issues in history than any other factor; and contrary opinion is wishful thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and their freedoms. - Robert Heinlein
A transaction between joy and task-fulfilment is much more productive than between money and work - Priyavrat Thareja
The pleasures of writing correspond exactly to the pleasures of reading - Vladimir Nabokov
Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult. - Samuel Johnson
How wonderful! How wonderful! All things are perfect, exactly as they are. - Gautama Buddha
Any regime or any government which motivates its own people to be different than one another is a good regime, is a good government! Encourage people to think differently, to act differently, and to believe in different things, otherwise you create just a herd of animals! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Facts? What are facts? I only know imagination! - C. JoyBell C.
I'm not a political Christian; for the most part I allow people even their vain, earthly rights. And I certainly don't see anti-Christians as bad or evil (as if they actually have the power to pose any kind of threat against God Almighty), but rather complete idiots I was commanded to love. - Criss Jami
As every reader knows in his or her heart, there is much more to truth than mere fact. - Alison Croggon
The hallmark of great dreams is not their possibility but their impossibility, and the fact that it is the very notion of the ‘impossible’ that inspires us to go and accomplish them anyway. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Creation is a knack which is empowered by practice, and like almost any skill, it is lost if you don't practice it. - Wallace Stegner
only if we act greatly in meeting our responsibilities abroad will we remain a great nation, and only if we remain a great nation will we act greatly in meeting our challenges at home - Richard M. Nixon
I always liked the unknown. Ironically I familiarized myself with the uncertainty of life. Life can change in any minute of the day. God can turn anything around in a speck of a moment. I know for a fact that everything changes. Nothing stays the same. This too shall pass. - Diana Rose Morcilla
Things always become obvious after the fact - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves. - Marilyn Manson
Act to make your vision a reality. - Debasish Mridha
When you pursue your goals with passion, you will attract people who love you; but you’ll also attract haters. I’m okay with that; I welcome it. I don’t want to live life as a spectator. I’ve learned that if no one is cheering you on and/or booing you; it means you're not in the game. - Steve Maraboli
Once, power was considered a masculine attribute. In fact, power has no sex. - Katherine Graham
We feel happy when we accomplish something great, and our hearts filled with satisfaction about what we achieved - Abdulkareem Bkar
It was a horrible process to get to this. It took me my whole life. If you’re new at this and by 'new at it,' I mean 15 years in, or even 20 you’re just starting to get traction...Give it a minute. - Louis C.K.
If you can react the same way to winning and losing, that is a big accomplishment. That quality is important because it stays with you the rest of your life. - Chris Evert
Aloneness is a gift. A beautiful gift to the human soul. True and consistent satisfaction comes from the bond you form with yourself. Nobody else is a constant - Mohadesa Najumi
Love makes people beautiful, beautiful in the fact that those who are stricken by love become blind. Not being able to see the evils and pain in the world, that's the part that makes people beautiful on the inside. - Shannan Jacoby
Patience is an action and a skill to be cultivated. It actually solves more problems that most other actions. - John Bruna
When creativity is seen as more important than facts, we will find ourselves in a world where problems are solved more often than spoken of. - Tarryn Tomlinson
A person who does not read cannot think. He may have good mental processes, but he has nothing to think about. You can feel for people or natural phenomena and react to them, but they are not ideas. You cannot think about them."[Life magazine, December 10, 1965] - Rex Stout
The physique of a Messiah. But too clever to believe in God or be convinced of his own mission. And too sensitive, even if he were convinced, to carry it out. His muscles would like to act and his feelings would like to believe; but his nerve-endings and his cleverness won't allow it. - Aldous Huxley
Knowledge is not the power; it is the potential power. Willing is not the action, but potential action. - Debasish Mridha
Like Aristotle, conservatives generally accept the world as it is; they distrust the politics of abstract reason that is, reason divorced from experience. - Benjamin Wiker
I don't know what is better than the work that is given to the actor - to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself. - Laurence Olivier
Most people think confidence lies in an excessive rehearsal. It’s true that man has to prepare, plan and practice before projecting his purposes. But a time must definitely arrive when man has to put an end to learning and rehearsal and start practicing what he spent time learning. - Israelmore Ayivor
When i was younger, one piece of advice from a mentor stuck with me for years...."When shaking someones hand make sure its strong and confident. For 1st impressions last and your character is automatically assumed in that one second of greeting... - Daleen Van Tonder
We have a name for the sum of grievances and compromises, this sheer normality of life lived among other people. We call it civilization. Culture, society, the workaday interactions of ordinary