Quotation Explorer - 'Actually'

...he went off to Paris. Actually, I don't know for sure that Paris is where he ended up. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Make sure you spend time learning how to think and learning how to learn. It’s okay to have fun, but try to cultivate interests that might actually be useful. And whatever you do, if you are going to spend time on it, do it well. - Rohvannyn Shaw
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's my choice to be beautiful. It's my choice to be ugly. And it's my choice to decided what those words actually mean. - Virginia Petrucci
Those who face that which is actually before them, unburdened by the past, undistracted by the future, these are they who live, who make the best use of their lives; these are those who have found the secret of contentment. - Alban Goodier
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
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
What would you say to yourself if you could actually meet a younger you? - Doug Dillon
You never actually solve a problem. You just become a better person by understanding it in a better way. Then it ceases to be a problem for you. - Debasish Mridha
Keep your focus on the things you can actually control. Choosing to center on anything else will either stop you in your tracks or significantly slow you down. - Sherene McHenry
Quite surprisingly the majority of religious and spiritual practices actually diminishes your brain’s ability to act out of rage and fear. - Abhijit Naskar
I could not conceive that [fans] actually wanted me to sign something. It took a long time for me to figure out (a) just say 'Thank you' and sign the thing, and (b) smile in the picture, because if you try to just half-smile you're going to look constipated. - Joss Whedon
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
It could have been so beautiful.The way I learned and got free and swore to never love another person ever againand it could have been so beautiful,the way I actually did. - Charlotte Eriksson
In four months we could actually have an administration that believes in science. - Mark Warner
A child’s imaginary playmate just might actually be there. - Doug Dillon
All the time I'm not writing I feel like a criminal. It's horrible to feel felonious every second of the day. It's much more relaxing to actually write. - Fran Lebowitz
To maximize our lives we think that we should get up and join in the race. Yet, we rarely consider that maybe it’s less about joining a race and more about actually creating one. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
A tiger only needs three things to be comfortable. Lots of food, sleep, and…actually, no it’s just those two things. - Colleen Houck
I spend almost as much time figuring out what's wrong with my computer as I do actually using it. - Clifford Stoll
Without even knowing, humanity actually worships not an Entity, rather a mental state. - Abhijit Naskar
Bass players share a secret fellowship, a sort of gnosis peculiar to their breed, a kind of smart that is hard for others to recognize or understand: the art of the whole sound. Bass players actually believe in musical epistemology, they are practitioners of musical metaphysics. - Randall E. Auxier
Owning a book is a third of the goal. The others are actually reading it and applying it. - Israel Wayne
Imagine what it would be like if TV actually were good. It would be the end of everything we know. - Marvin Minsky
Beware the pull on your heartstrings -- it's often the pursestrings that are actually being reached for. - Barbara Mikkelson
When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. Ideas actually begin to grow within us and come to life. - Brenda Ueland
What many people do not understand is: It's not about who you think you know, but about who actually knows you. So better start giving today, be it giving everything at your job, or giving out lunch to that man. Start giving, and the world will know your true character! - Akilnathan Logeswaran
Young people: They care. They know that this is the world that they're going to grow up in, that they're going to spend the rest of their lives in. But, I think it's more idealistic than that. They actually believe that humanity, human species, has no right to destroy and despoil regardless. - David Attenborough
...failure promotes success only if you actually take the time to analyze your mistakes.." "Failure has to be separated from fault, and for many people that requires a bit of deprogramming, as we learn early on that they are one and the same." "In this framework, intention is extremely important. - Amanda Lang
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
Wish we have a gadget within everyone's budget to let the people know as what actually one thinks in own mind while wishing others the heartiest greetings on the special or any day. - Anuj Somany
Stability was overrated. Crises and adventures, on the other hand, could actually teach you something. - Sarah Addison Allen
We are happy when we have family, we are happy when we have friends and almost all the other things we think make us happy are actually just ways of getting more family and friends. - Daniel M. Gilbert
Actually I don't remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs. - Jim Morrison
People are afraid of change. Change is inevitable to life. Change actually has the mask of pushing us out of comfort zone. Every time we learn, go through life experiences our perception/Emotional chemistry is changing. Embrace change because we are becoming a more polished version of ourselves. - Matthew Donnelly
It's 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. When they do act, they think of it as service, which has limits. The tyrant, though, seeks mastery, for which he is insa- tiable, implacable.
Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot actually masturbate.
People who succeed in business aren't afraid to hear feedback from their customers -- they actually thrive from it. - Adam Smith
When you experience something, it actually widens your understanding about everything. - Jayson Engay
She toyed around with his smiles and emotions, till they actually turned plastic. And then, She changed the toy… - Douglas Self
It’s okay to be afraid. Just don’t let it get the best of you. If you do, it will slowly creep inside you until you’re completely paralyzed. Fear has that effect, unless you bravely face it head-on. When you accept fear, it actually makes you stronger. - Kevin J. Donaldson
You realize that you aren’t leaving the battle field behind but are actually taking it with you and it will be a part of you forever - Laura Sobiech
Edward leaned close and whispered in my ear so that Olaf would think he was whispering sweet nothings, but what he what he actually said, was, "We aren't the good guys, Anita. We're the necessary guys. - Laurell K. Hamilton
Every man is insane, however only a few actually have true insanity. - Aaron Russo
The less approval I get, the more chances I have to develop a relationship with my inner sense of approval. Thankless environments are actually useful for this. They help me discover my own thankfulness and my own self-appreciation. - Vironika Tugaleva
Tragedy is actually untimely comedy - Adhish Mazumder
Some think that they are incredible but are actually un-credible. Do you work, master your craft... - Rasheed Ogunlaru
You have to learn about life and love by actually living it. - Marty Rubin
My personal definition of confidence is to keep believing that the stars in the solar system are actually watching and applauding you. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
If I were surrounded by people who always approved of me, I wouldn’t need such a deep relationship with my own sense of right and wrong. And you know what that means? It means that other people’s approval is actually a hindrance, more than a helper, when it comes to self-discovery. - Vironika Tugaleva
Out of ten people that desire a girl, five people are actually willing to do something to win her heart and from this five, one already has the girl while the other has to fight to win her heart. - Winston Samuels
The perfection of yoga, therefore, does not terminate in voidness or impersonalism; on the contrary, the perfection of yoga is attained when one actually sees the Personality of Godhead in His eternal form. - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Harboring bitterness against people is actually confessing their sin to myself, over and over again. Anger is akin to confessing their sin to God, dissatisfied that he hasn't done something and placing myself in his position as judge. - Paul David Tripp
Actually, it's nature itself that creates the most beautiful pictures, I'm only choosing the perspective. - Katja Michael
Wealth of time is actually of more value than natural resources (petroleum, gold, diamond, gas etc.) and more valuable than human resources. - Sunday Adelaja
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
I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited. - Jorge Luis Borges
Independence' is a magic word, because nowhere in the Cosmos does it actually exist. - Gabriel Brunsdon
Lila backed away toward the curtain. "Do you just... stand here until I need you?"The woman smiled and dug a volume from a pocket. "I have a book.""Let me guess, a religious text?""Actually," said Ister, perching on the low couch, "it's about pirates."Lila smiled. - V.E. Schwab
Try to be happy within the context of the life we are actually living. Happiness is not a situation to be longed for or a convergence of lucky happenstance. Through the power of our own minds, we can help ourselves. - Wayne Coyne
A person who says every person has a right to a decent education may not actually mean people should be robbed to support bad schools or all children should be forced into a prison-like building for 12 years. - Jeffrey Tucker
There is nothing wrong being different. Being peculiar actually makes you stand out from others. - Martin M Stupak
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen. - Aldous Huxley
How much of the national news that you report to the public each night consists of information you've actually gone out and dug up on your own?
If a woman does not want she actually wants, if she wants she certainly wants it! - Thiruman Archunan
Life isn’t about being perfect; it’s about improving. It’s not about achieving more, acquiring more, or even about actually being more. It’s about becoming better…better than you were. - Toni Sorenson
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 I now enjoy. - Anthony Robbins
Recently, my personal advisors have beeen telling me to go to America. Actually, people have been walking up to me in the street and telling me to sod off, but that's the same thing, isn't it?
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
Maybe if we focused on being light & less on the dark, we might actually see things change. - Michael M. Rose
Some memories seems to be so far away .. however it was just yesterday !! Others seem to be so clear ,, however it was years ago !! Actually it depends on how far we are from those who shared us those moments !! - Gehad Badr
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
Actually, I am a coward. I say only what is safe to say, and I criticise only what is permissable to criticise. - Murong Xuecun
Be focused and learn what it takes to excel in your calling. Be patient and persistent in your drive to succeed. Be ready to pay the price of success because wealth without sweat is wishful thinking. Never give up on your dreams so you don’t lose what can actually bring you true success. - Sesan Kareem
Kindness is a magical magnet which can change your heart and perceptions without actually touching you. - Debasish Mridha
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. - Bryant McGill
The secret to my success is actually simple: I failed so many times that succeeding eventually became a mathematical certainty. - Max Hawthorne
We learn our lessons; we get hurt; we want revenge. Then we realize that actually, happiness and forgiving people is the best revenge. - Madonna
And what went wrong when other alchemists tried to make gold and were unable to do so?""They were looking only for gold his companion answered. They were seeking the treasure of their personal legend, without wanting actually to live out the personal legend. - Paulo Coelho
Get out of your own way... What we call 'lack of willpower' is actually just losing an argument with an outdated version of yourself. - Steve Maraboli
The quote above about patience is NOT MERYL STREEP's-- this quote is actually from the pen of Portuguese self-help author/life coach José Micard Teixeira. PLEASE REMOVE IT!!!!! - Meryl Streep
Music is the primordial language of life. That is why we love it so much. Actually every animal can hear and understand music better than we do. - Debasish Mridha
Humanity was a passing notion to him; something he liked to try on for size and model in the dressing room, but never actually felt compelled to buy. - Jane Bled
I need to say this you shouldn't trust any government, actually including this one. You should not trust government full stop. The natural inclination of government is to hoard power and information; to accrue power to itself in the name of the public good. - Nick Clegg
I know who I am. No one else knows who I am. If I was a giraffe, and someone said I was a snake, I'd think, no, actually I'm a giraffe. - Richard Gere
The "highest" states of mind held up before mankind by christianity as of supreme value, are actually forms of convulsive epilepsy. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Before my diagnosis.I used to be a collection of other people.An Actress,Now I'm finding out who I actually am.It's been a journey, but I have made it. - Tina J. Richardson
More a person could actually feel and think, less s/he would be seen getting attracted towards the material things. - Anuj Somany
It is not the strength of your faith but the object of your faith that actually saves you. - Timothy J. Keller
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
The power of a thing is not based on the power it actually possesses. Rather, it is much more about the power that we permit it to possess. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I've admired a lot of people in my life time and some of them were actually alive. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
When people become prisoners of daily habits and happen to be hostages of choices, which they made in the past, but which they finally do not actually want, they experience the need to abandon their corporeal prison at a certain time in life. ( "Corporeal prison" ) - Erik Pevernagie
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
She wasn't actually speaking to me, she was singing a kind of lullaby of talk. But, eventually, the music stopped. - Alice Sebold
Rebellion is when you look society in the face and say I understand who you want me to be, but I’m going to show you who I actually am. - Anthony Anaxagorou
We could all do with a bit more joy in our lives couldn't we? The wonderful thing is that when we start spreading joy, we begin to actually experience more joy in our lives too! - Steve Goodier
The wisest of the wicked schemes are actually foolish. - Steven Chopade
The work of a motivational speaker is not that of a shopkeeper, so s/he has to give what people actually need than what they merely want to just satisfy their greed. - Anuj Somany
Children and journalists need what they don't need actually. - Raheel Farooq
Actually, there are countless ways to live upon this tremorous sphere in mirth and good health, and probably only one way - the industrial, urbanized, herding way - to live here stupidly, and man has hit upon that one way. - Tom Robbins
In many cases, the more you try to compete, the less competitive you actually are. - Kathy Sierra
Actually he looks like a nice young man, and perhaps can't be blamed for his crass conception of women since all men think that way. I've met only one who appreciated me as a human being and even he didn't really. - Elin Wägner
People who call themselves supporters of Israel are actually supporters of its moral degeneration and ultimate destruction. - Noam Chomsky
Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial. It is useless to pray for patience. Well, actually I encourage you to pray for patience, but I'll tell you what you'll get TRIALS! - Joyce Meyer
You have two voices, one that only you hear, and another that you speak out loud with, so others hear you. Regardless of what you actually say with your mouth, what matters is what your inner voice says, for this is the one you listen to the most. - Stephen Richards
Gen-Ys are delusional; Most people are not special—otherwise special wouldn’t mean anything. Even right now, most of Gen-Ys reading this are thinking, Good point. But I actually am one of the few special ones—and this is the problem. - Tim Urban
The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it. - Albert Einstein
Indeed, what is there that does not appear marvelous when it comes to our knowledge for the first time? How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible until they have been actually effected? - Pliny the Elder
Jesus!" Luke exclaimed."Actually, it's just me," said Simon. "Although I've been told the resemblance is startling. - Cassandra Clare
Branding is not just a product, it's also a way of life, an idea, branding is actually leadership. - Onyi Anyado
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
You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them. - Mahatma Gandhi
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
[B]ecause the second time I ever saw you I learned what I had read in books but I never had actually believed: that love and suffering are the same thing and that the value of love is the sum of what you have to pay for it and anytime you get it cheap you have cheated yourself. - William Faulkner
The Question is actually the answer - Jerril Thomas Abraham
Sometimes we have to do the work even though we don't yet see a glimmer on the horizon that it's actually going to be possible. - Angela Y. Davis
The line that we chart into our future is often more a circle that brings us back to our past. And it might be that there is some hidden intent in charting circles in that we can feel like we’re moving when we actually have no intent of doing so. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If I never shed a tear or wondered what happened to someone I actually loved, what makes you believe I'd think twice about you, someone I never even cared for? - Donna Lynn Hope
If not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled. - P. G. Wodehouse
Half the time you think your thinking you’re actually listening - Terence McKenna
The row was actually about everything in creation, but it had for its subject of the moment the boy's mustache. - Kurt Vonnegut
There are very few jobs that actually require a penis or vagina. All other jobs should be open to everybody. - Florynce Kennedy
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
Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking. - Dave Barry
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
Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now. - Mattie J.T. Stepanek
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
Everyone knows that evil should be avoided wherever possible; few actually know where it is possible. - Raheel Farooq
I have learned that when you make big decisions, life says, 'Fuck you. This is what you actually have in store. - Chris Pine
I never feel really comfortable unless I am either actually writing or have a story going. I could not stop writing. - P.G. Wodehouse
You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said 'Parking Fine. - Tommy Cooper
By shaping the menus we pick from, technology hijacks the way we perceive our choices and replaces them with new ones. But the closer we pay attention to the options we’re given, the more we’ll notice when they don’t actually align with our true needs. - Tristan Harris
Children do not need half a dozen sports, music, art, or theater activities. Kids actually need more free playtime without adult instruction. - Laura Schlessinger
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
When I say 'friends,' I use that term loosely, as I don't actually have any. - Stephan Pastis
Stories close the gap and reconcile between what we want life to be and how it actually is. - Khaled Hosseini
I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe.
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.
The hardest period in life is one’s twenties. It’s a shame because you’re your most gorgeous, and you’re physically in peak condition. But it’s actually when you’re most insecure and full of self-doubt. When you don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s frightening. - Helen Mirren
We all have a little entrepreneur inside of us. Wanting to leverage it is what gives us an entrepreneurial spirit and an entrepreneurial mind. Actually doing it makes one an entrepreneur. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
I've lived through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened. - Mark Twain
The thing about rights is they're not actually supposed to be voted on. That's why they're called rights. - Rachel Maddow
this was not the end of the world, actually it was the world. - Knausgaard, Karl Ove
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
It's traditional for an heiress to be raised in a sheltered way. No one thinks that's true of me, but it actually was. - Paris Hilton
If you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very low crime rate.
It seems to me, alas, that if you can so thoroughly dissect your children who are still to be born, you don’t get horny enough to actually to father them. - Gustave Flaubert
When God speaks about equity, that choice of word, makes us understand that God is not referring to the leaders of the land or the elite this time around. He is actually talking about how ordinary citizens of the land relate to each other in fairness and impartiality. - Sunday Adelaja
Faith is not a feeling, she says. It's a set of actions. By taking the actions, you demonstrate more faith than somebody who actually has experienced the rewards of prayer and so feels hope. - Mary Karr
If you can actually count your money you are not really a rich man. - J. Paul Getty
Sanity for anyone is pretty much out of the question, as both the saint and the sinner appear only equally insane: the saint appears it for actually believing in a place of eternal torment; the sinner, for deciding to risk going to that place of eternal torment. - Criss Jami
Love isn't always a physical emotion. Sometimes it's the ones who never got to actually hold you in their arms that appreciate you for who you are - Sarah Sprague
I thought: hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made. - Lu Xun
The only things worth seeing are beyond what you can actually see. - Joseph Brown
How old you are has nothing to do with how wise, smart, or mature you've actually become. - Maria SwifMess
The advices you tell your friends were from you're own experiences, and are actually what you need to apply to yourself. - Jyca Therese Lauron Livelo
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
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
I’m actually really worried that nobody will ever fall in love with me. - Chrisper Malamsha
God gave me the life and created the world to know what it is actually. - Rahul Bodkhe
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
That amount of time is to be converted into some products, benefits, goods, services, welfare, ministry, but most of us actually truncate this amount of wealth on daily basis. - Sunday Adelaja
Everything in the world is actually connected. That means, even if we get separated, we'll never be alone - Shinobu Ohtaka
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
How do they who think they are unhappy differ from they who actually are?
Have we ever thought to consider that God allows things in our lives to die so that in that death we might come to the precious realization of how little we’ve actually lived in the first place? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A lot of people say there's a fine line between genius and insanity. I don't think there's a fine line, I actually think there's a yawning gulf. You see some poor bugger scuffling up the road with balloons tied to his ears, he's not going home to invent a rocket, is he? - Bill Bailey
You will look young when you feel young, but to simply feel that you are young will not always cause you to feel young. The real feeling of youth comes when we actually think in the consciousness of youth and give the realization of the now to every thought. - Christian D. Larson
People seldom change. Only their masks do. It is only our perception of them and the perception they have of themselves that actually change. - Shannon L. Alder
Don't keep your nation-changing thoughts to yourself. Else it won't actually change the nation. Impact! - Nike Thaddeus
Most of the time we think we are thinking; but actually we are wrestling between fundamental crisis of two things: consciousness and conditioning. - Aditya Ajmera
Once upon a time I thought I could change stories, make them go the way I wanted, instead of where they actually went. - April Genevieve Tucholke
In this world, people actually don't live a life for themselves but usually live a life for someone they love. - Vinayak
They're so broke that they've actually cut essential services. In many places, they've cut policemen, because, who the fuck needs them? Or firemen, son of a bitch, it's much more fun watching something burn down. - Lewis Black
There's no correlation between creativity and equipment ownership. None. Zilch. Nada. Actually, as the artist gets more into his thing, and as he gets more successful, his number of tools tends to go down. He knows what works for him. Expending mental energy on stuff wastes time. - Hugh Macleod
Your theology won't always work toward your obedience, because your use of theology is dictated by the condition of your heart. If your heart is not submitting to the plan of God, you will actually use your theology to justify things that should not be justified. - Paul David Tripp
Follow the dreams that your heart visualizes, as what you actually see is just an illusion of temporary contentment. - Vikrmn
Humans spend more time finding ways to fight and criticize who they consider a threat than actually learning how to overcome that threat. - Luis Marques
The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen, and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean that you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten. - Jules Feiffer
Reality is constructed by our perception, and it does not actually exist without it. - Russell Eric Dobda
If peaceful protesting really worked, the need to peacefully protest would have subsided to almost zero a long time ago! Instead, the thing that has subsided to almost zero are the number of complaints filed against police officers that are actually upheld. - Steven Magee
You think you can avoid [pain,] but you actually can't. If you do, you just get sicker, or you feel more pain. But if you can speak it, if you can write it, if you can paint it, it is very healing. - Alice Walker
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
Failure is not actually an event, it is more a reaction to an event and is an important part of learning. - Unarine Ramaru
Drought-struck farmers pray for rain, in the express hope that the universe or owner thereof will hear the words and suspense the laws of meteorology for their benefit. Some, of course, actually believe just that, and for all anyone can prove they could be right. - Terry Pratchett
...Actually all women are psychic. When a man cheats on a woman and lies to her, she already knows; she just lies to herself. - Josefina López
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
If I had an .MP3 of your heartbeat… I might actually get some sleep. - Jennifer Elisabeth
Most people avoid thinking if they can, some of us are addicted to thinking, but Von Neumann actually enjoyed thinking, maybe even to the exclusion of everything else. - Edward Teller
When we aim for Holiness and a true fellowship of God in our own personal lives, then only we really understand what we actually stand for in our Christian life. - Santosh Thankachan
you actually do not hate you, you just hate the circumstances at the time - Lugas Anegah
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
Anyone who calls it "sexual intercourse" can't possibly be interested in actually doing it. You might as well announce you're ready for lunch by proclaiming, "I'd like to do some masticating and enzyme secreting. - Allan Sherman
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves. - Marilyn Manson
I suppose I'm saying that defiance is actually part of the lyric job - Seamus Heaney
Every person who is really an artist desires to create inside of himself another, deeper, more interesting life than the one that actually surrounds him. - Konstantin Stanislavski
But even though there´s no more hope, again there´s no need to harm yourself, despite your feeling as if there´s no ground beneath you and no choice in any direction. But when we do let go, how wonderful. We discover that the darkness is actually full of light. - Jakusho Kwong
We appear to be saying something very important aboutsomething: and actually we are only saying something about our own feelings. - C.S. Lewis
You never feel good when you lie. It doesn't matter how much you want something, if you lie to somebody you love, and they actually, sincerely believe you, you feel like a cockroach that needs some serious Raid action. - Randa Abdel-Fattah
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
All [zoos] actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling. - H. L. Mencken
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
The brain, as busy as it can be, is actually very lazy...It sees what it expects to see - James R. Doty
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
I'm actually equal parts cynicism and apathy. I'm always willing to believe the worst as long as it doesn't take too much effort. - Dennis Miller
The biggest mistake brands make are trying to sell their stuff rather than clarifying what people are actually buying. - David Brier
...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
Listening with the focus of actually understanding what the other person is trying to communicate is priceless, a talent that everyone possesses but not something that is practiced enough. - Christine Marie Bryant
The focus of the entrepreneur must always be on exchanging products or services for money, and anything that distracts from that like actually running a business, should be avoided where possible. - John Winterson Richards
must come to Copenhagen to work with us. We like people who can actually perform thought experiments! Niels Bohr - You
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
When you feel hatred towards your life, hate it. See how it will actually do something to your life. - Ade Santi
A person who could actually FEEL as what the people really THINK to get from him/her would never like to have most of them around oneself. - Anuj Somany
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
And I went into the new year loving myself a little less, but a little more where it actually mattered. - Dominic Riccitello
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
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
Power is never measured by what you can give but by what you can actually take! - Tina Louise Brotz
Amazin'.' he said again. 'He just looks as though he's thinking, right?''Er...yes.''But he's not actually thinking?''Er...no.''So...he just gives the impression of thinking but really it's just a show?''Er...yes.'Just like everyone else, then really,' said Ridcully - Terry Pratchett
As far as I can tell, a young-adult novel is a regular novel that people actually read. - Stephen Colbert
Patience is an action and a skill to be cultivated. It actually solves more problems that most other actions. - John Bruna
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
I've often mused over the idea that madness is actually a sane reaction to an insane world. - Stephanie Ericsson
I often find human behavior amusing. Like having a full refrigerator of food to eat yet buying fast food instead. If you learn to conquer the two big "N" words. Niceties vs Necessities. You might actually have some funds for the hard times that come. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
reality isn't the way you wish things to be, nor the way they appear to be, but the way they actually are. - Robert J. Ringer
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
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
Culture was actually humanity’s attempt to extend the womb. - Christopher Henry Dawson
Well let's face it, who on earth besides antique dealers and gay couples actually still give dinner parties? - Nigel Slater
Take a moment think who would actually miss you if you deactivate all your social networking accounts, whatsapp, BBM etc - Anamika Mishra
It is a mistake to think that moving fast is the same as actually going somewhere. - Steve Goodier
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command. - Alan Watts
A true prophet would rather be believed false by many but actually true than believed true by many but actually false. - Criss Jami
Some people will try to condemn you to the prison of their bullshit. They tell you they want a soulmate, but they're actually creating a cellmate. - Steve Maraboli
Without order as a foundation, the cry for freedom is nothing more than the attempt of some group or another to achieve its own ends. When actually carried out in practice, that cry for freedom will inevitably express itself in tyranny. - Prince Klemens von Metternich
What the United States call democracy is actually a vertical model of remote governance by oligarchs—economic barons and their political representatives. The result is that citizens in the United States have little control over what the U.S. government does. - S. Brian Willson
Truth exists: whatever a man not able to tell is actually a truth! - Thiruman Archunan
If you resolve to give up smoking, drinking and loving, you don't actually live longer; it just seems longer.
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
Being wealthy isn't just a question of having lots of money. It's a question of what we want. Wealth isn't an absolute, it's relative to desire. Every time we seek something that we can't afford, we can be counted as poor, how much money we may actually have. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Most people are trying to project themselves to be good rather than being actually good; but even more surprisingly or unfortunately, they are often only garnering the support of many or most. - Anuj Somany
Life has no happy endings, actually, no endings at all, just an ongoing series of beginnings. A story—whether it’s happy or sad, whether it makes sense or not, what its meaning is—depends entirely on where you start it and where you end it. - Judith Ryan Hendricks
A person who says his expertise lies in selling only a particular product, but for other products some else of their team has the capability to makes sales; is actually playing office politics in spite of the management considering him consistently the star performer in the organisation. - Anuj Somany
They say faith is taking the first step when you can’t see the whole staircase. Actually, wisdom is seeing the elevator behind it that would have taken you to the top floor. - Shannon L. Alder
Humility is the greatest shaper of souls and crafter of character, for it wipes away all the grandiose things that we spend so much of our lives pretending to be, so that we can spend all of our lives being the exceptional person that we were actually created to be. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The tragic irony in all of this is that when we focus so strongly on our need to get better, we actually get worse. - Tullian Tchividjian
The one who believes himself to be a person needs to try to find that person. This is a solution, an antidote, offered to a ghost that thinks it actually exists. - Enza Vita
As it happened, all three of us turned out to be real writers--a coincidence almost too large to be termed mere coincidence in a society where literally tens of thousands (maybe hundreds of thousands) of college students aspire to the writer's trade and where bare hundreds actually break through. - Stephen King
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
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
Most people don't often realize that they actually disclose their lies to the person who is truly wise by showing their likes for either the celebrity or no famous personality; but further bigger surprise is that many persons even don't worry of it or fear of being caught of their true identity. - Anuj Somany
Quote from FUTURE GONE: "…I wonder what actually this hospital is, why I am in it and who I am. I have no time to find out. I die, with my arms stretched towards the spotlights.Then whiteness.My body is still there somewhere…Buried in the extremely bright lights of empty hope". - Alexandar Tomov
How you react when your back is against the wall will determine if you see what's actually over the wall. - Onyi Anyado
Come on guys, you cant fight like this forever""Actually," Simon said, raising his hand,"I can".Jace made a weird noise and I realized he was trying not to laugh-which by the way, wasn't working. - Cassandra Clare
It is very humbling to see my own character defects in someone who annoys me. At the end of the day, I realize they have actually prompted positive change in me. - Auliq Ice
Born we are alone , we live in a crowd ----But actually alone !!!!! - Ibrahim Masoodi
Actually, I jade very quickly. Once is usually enough. Either once only, or every day. If you do something once it’s exciting, and if you do it every day it’s exciting. But if you do it, say, twice or just almost every day, it’s not good any more. - Andy Warhol
Eating more consciously now feels like a way of being. I actually think about how my food got to my plate. - Oprah Winfrey
sometimes, you feel that you’re unwanted, in someone’s life when you’re actually the best thing happened in their entire life, it’s just too hard, to recognize if they really want you or if they’re pretending to want you. - Amna.s
The pain of being alone is completely out of this world, isn't it? I don't know why, but I understand your feelings so much, it actually hurts. - Masashi Kishimoto
In all our efforts to provide "advantages" we have actually produced the busiest, most competitive, highly pressured, and over-organized generation of youngsters in our history.
ACTUALLY, adv. Perhaps; possibly. - Ambrose Bierce
We all used to try so hard to fit in. We wanted to look exactly alike, do all the same things, practically be the same person, but when we weren't looking that all changed....what the summer actually brought was independence from each other. - Now and Then
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
The turning point for effective communication is actually hearing what is being said, rather than hearing what you want to hear instead. - Dannye Williamsen
Mental ghettos are not mirages; they actually exist in palpable reality: being "open" inside one's mental or intellectual ghetto does not open its door but simply allows one to harbour the illusion that there is no ghetto and no door. The most dangerous prisons are those with invisible bars. - Tariq Ramadan
We have to play what is actually in demand, and we have to play it as well and as beautifully and as expressively as ever we can.
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
If I was into girls, I'd do you, I tell him honestly. He leans forward conspiratorially. Psst, I'll let you in on a secret Fred, he glances sheepishly from side to side. I actually have a cock. Don't tell anyone, it would ruin my reputation. But feel free to do me any time you want. - L.H. Cosway
Stop treating internet like it's a different thing and start focusing on what you actually want your society to look like. - Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi
Thought is actually something that is dead, it is not a living thing. If ‘oneself’ gets engrossed in what is dead, then it will become alive. - Dada Bhagwan
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society. - Alan W. Watts
If using "was" could be deemed gramatically, or atleast emotionally correct, in the sense that it could relate to something that you actually couldn't do in the past, but want to do right now, then I wanna say, "I was sorry, for everything".. - Allwyn Jose
Let me also say I wanna make you sandwhiches,And soup,And peanut butter cookies,Though, the truth is peanutbutter is actually really bad for you 'cause they grow peanuts in old cotton fields to clean the toxins out of the soil,But hey, you like peanutbutter and I like you! - Andrea Gibson
I'm actually way more funny now, because I'm hungry... If comedy comes from pain, I should be funnier now than I ever was. - Seth Rogen
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
My heart broke and my mind opened, tragedy works in a funny way like that ~ what once tore me apart was actually what was setting my truth free. - Nikki Rowe
If nothing lasts then everything has meaning. If everything dies that means we actually live. - Chris Matakas
We're wired to expect the world to be brighter and more meaningful and more obviously interesting than it actually is. And when we realize that it isn't, we start looking around for the real world. - Lev Grossman
Leadership calls for both wisdom and courage; the wisdom to know what to do is only half the battle. We must be courageous enough to actually do it. - Kellen Roggenbuck
While teachers often complain that their students seem to do very little thinking, teachers who simply follow the manual should understand that they are actually contributing to the problem. Students seldom learn to think under the tutelage of teachers who do not think either. - Donovan L. Graham
Truth and facts are woven together. However, sometimes facts can blind you from seeing what is actually going on in someone’s life. - Shannon L. Alder
And then I realized that the close people to my heart, are actually the ones who hurt me the most. - Sara Keddar
You actually cannot sell the idea of freedom, democracy, diversity, as if it were a brand attribute and not reality -- not at the same time as you're bombing people, you can't. - Naomi Klein
Believe only in the thing that actually happens. - Marty Rubin
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
Human experience always contains both pain and joy. One of the reasons we can be confident that Christianity is actually true is it allows us to make sense of both aspects of the world. Of both beauty and pain. - Holly Ordway
To realize your potential you must look beyond the end of yourself, realizing that where you end is most likely where you actually begin. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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 majority of the people do not actually lend their support to the authority, but just repay the debt to the favour received from her/him. - Anuj Somany
Frustration is actually a self-served phenomenon, which happens due to no self-control or confidence. - Mohith Agadi
Everyone says "i will never" and "one should never" but, actually, "No one can Resist Miss-using Power (at-least ones) when they have it". - honeya
Goodreads.com is actually about fiction not dreading goo. But I have a profile there, anyway... - Michael A. Arnzen
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
Afterward, there was some debate as to whether we'd actually "done it properly," which gives you some idea of the awesome skill and artful dexterity of my lovemaking technique. - David Nicholls
Delayed gratification hints that something terrible is going to happen, and then delays the resolution. It’s that interval between the promise of something awful and it actually happening, where suspense resides. - Sandy Vaile
Most people that I know who go to church actually go there to twist the arms of God so that he can get all the discomfort away from them. - Sunday Adelaja
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
You can call it the 'Perfect Moment' when the universe aligns and the music in your head actually matches the music outside and all is well. - Hugh Elliott
The question why I don't shake hand with someone,A reason is Behind;Scumbags call it Attitude but they really don't know its actually the antimatter Waqas is composed of. - Waqas Bin Ehsan
Actually, I'm an overnight success. But it took twenty years. - Monty Hall
He continued along the route that he had reconnoitered the morning before. And the morning before that. He needed to change his route some to see if he was actually being followed. His instincts said he was clear, but his training ordered him to make sure. - J.T. Patten
I'm sorry if any of you are catholic. I'm not sorry if you're offended, I'm actually just sorry by the fact that you're catholic - Bill Hicks
The very first few days when you actually start having symptoms of falling for someone special, are the days of heavenly bliss and unreasonable madness. - Abhijit Naskar
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
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
Actually Grandad Christmas is a pagan holiday and Jesus probably hates you for celebrating it. - Huey Freeman The Boondocks
LEFTISTS EAT THEIR CHILDREN: The poets, artists, and radicals are murdered first once the "revolution" actually comes about. - A.E. Samaan
Man has imagined a heaven, and has left entirely out of it the supremest of all his delights...sexual intercourse!...His heaven is like himself: strange, interesting, astonishing, grotesque. I give you my word, it has not a single feature in it that he actually values. - Mark Twain
Too many people spend too much time trying to perfect something before they actually do it. Instead of waiting for perfection, run with what you go, and fix it along the way… - Paul Arden
We didn't actually overspend our budget. The allocation simply fell short of our expenditure. - Keith Davis
I figured I wasn't supposed to be capable of that kind of thinking, and I felt like an alien. I feel that a lot, actually, in a lot of circumstances. Like I ought to be feeling something I don't. - Marina Keegan
There is a very, narrow, thinness of line between the living and the dead; actually, it's just a lack of a heartbeat away. - Wes Adamson
As long as you persecute people, you will actually throw up terrorism. - Antonia Fraser
The world’s changed. It’s very difficult to know where to be. Because sometimes life is so fast and so absolute that the only way you can change things is by actually shifting your life utterly and totally to a different hemisphere. You can’t partially change. There’s no semi-revolution. - Cate Blanchett
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
We... anticipate what's to come, then ignore what's actually here.
How could I possibly NOT be disappointed by what I would find? Nothing had ever met my expectation, since nothing could compete with my doctoring imagination, my pathetic compulsion to make the world quanter, funnier, kinder, and more mysterious than it actually was. - Armistead Maupin
One time I actually cleaned out my closet so good I ended up on the cover of Time magazine. - Ellen DeGeneres
People like Nicholas are always gonna be around, roots of disaster. But if we fail to rescue them (Zach and Chanel), that is when they actually win. - Hamsa Priya Selvam
Many people today believe that cynicism requires courage. Actually, cynicism is the height of cowardice. It is innocence and open-heartedness that requires the true courage-however often we are hurt as a result of it. - Erica Jong
The truth feels like it hurts, yet actually it builds. A lie feels like it builds, yet actually it hurts. - Moffat Machingura
The next time, you say that you want something, watch your behavior. If you try to cop out of doing what it takes, if you hide behind excuses, if you just don’t want to do what it takes then perhaps reconsider: Is what you think you want actually something that you do in fact want? - Akiroq Brost
That awkward moment when you realize someone was actually home the whole time you were singing on the tops of your lungs. - Kasey Collin P. Dumdum
Most startups actually start down and only go up if they catch the winds of market demand. - Ryan Lilly
I have been to lots of partiesand acted perfectly disgracefulbut I never actually collapsedoh Lana Turner we love you get up - Frank O'Hara
Economic and financial conversion is actually attainable, thanks to this principle of truth and honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
Since when did the community become our moral compass—our viability and ethics as writers determined so much by our team spirit? ... What if all this communing actually hurts the primary means by which I set out to participate and communicate—my writing itself? - Meghan Tifft
In conditions of great uncertainty people tend to predict the events that they want to happen actually will happen.
No one truly knows what they will do in a certain situation until they are actually in it. It's very easy to judge someone else's actions by what you assume your own would be, if you were in their shoes. But we only know what we THINK we would do, not what we WOULD do. - Ashly Lorenzana
Forgiving is not forgetting. It is actually remembering - remembering and not using your right to hit back - Archbishop Desmont Tutu
To most Christians, the Bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click 'I agree'. - Bill Maher
If you want control, loosen your grip. You're strangling your employees. Letting go is actually holding on. - Richie Norton
government is legitimate not so much because it represents the 'general will', but because its policies are, ideally and counterfactually, the result of the public deliberation of all who are concerned by the decision - Frédéric Vandenberghe
Hey, the ubiquitous Leak-Cam is to 2010 as the bottom-of-the-screen news ticker was to late 2001: What you're seeing beneath the news anchor or talking head may not actually include any new information, but you feel like you're watching something dramatic. - Jim Geraghty
Every time you hurt my heart, you are actually making it stronger. - Gugu Mona
The things said most confidently by advanced persons to crowded audiences are generally those opposite to the fact; it is actually our truisms that are untrue. - G.K. Chesterton
What I am actually saying is that we need to be willing to let our intuition guide us, and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly. - Shakti Gawain
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
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
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
Banning the word bossy doesn’t promote anything, especially leadership. In fact, it would actually show that being bossy works. We don’t need to ban the word bossy, we need to get rid of bossiness. The best way to do that? Be a real leader. How poetic. - Darrell Cheney
Elizabeth served herself to Vlad upon the Lazy Susan (Susan wasn’t lazy. She was actually dead." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
Fear is often bred of an imagination that couldn’t let something be what it actually was. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
In modern America, anyone who attempts to write satirically about the events of the day finds it difficult to concoct a situation so bizarre that it may not actually come to pass while the article is still on the presses. - Calvin Trillin
There's more than one way to be a person. Actually, there are more than two or three ways. You'd think that was obvious, but I find that often it is not. The world is essentially a collection of teams. Life is a process of deciding which ones we're going to join. - Meghan Daum
When you manage your expectations, you let yourself soak in the joy of what is actually happening around you. - Andrea Goeglein
I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened. - Mark Twain
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
Snyder: There are some things I can just smell. It's like a sixth sense."Giles: Well, actually, that would be one of the five. - Mutant Enemy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
People who actually have good advice seldom give it voluntarily, instead others seek them out for it. They do not shove it down people's throats just to boost their exaggerated sense of importance. - JJ Matebesi
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
I like any reaction I can get with my music. Just anything to get people to think. I mean if you can get a whole room full of drunk, stoned people to actually wake up and think, you're doing something. - Jim Morrison
To pretend is to do nothing more than imagine life as something wonderful so that we don’t have to incur the pain that it takes to actually make life wonderful. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If every vampire who said he was at The Crucifixion, was actually there, it would have been like Woodstock . . . - Joss Whedon
The rain to the wind said,You push and I'll pelt.'They so smote the garden bedThat the flowers actually knelt,And lay lodged--though not dead.I know how the flowers felt. - Robert Frost
I would actually write books totally full of nothing BUT kissing scenes, but apparently people like books to have, like, "plots" or whatever. - Rachel Hawkins
Loss; is the returning of what never actually belonged to us in the first place. - Yasmin Mogahed
Think about it. Every time you fail at a task you've actually learned something new. The question is "what? - Iimani David
I think that we are like stars. Something happens to burst us open; but when we burst open and think we are dying; we’re actually turning into a supernova. And then when we look at ourselves again, we see that we’re suddenly more beautiful than we ever were before! - C. JoyBell C.
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
Have you ever been homesick for someplace that doesn'tactually exist anymore? Someplace that exists only in yourmind? - Jenny Lawson
When we actually refer to God’s blueprint, we gladly work in fascinated conjunction with it, suddenly realizing that any other action outside of that blueprint is foolhardiness and lunacy of the worst sort. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Can anyone actually find a replacement for a lost loved one?Isn't there a difference between things and human beings? - honeya
Men live in a fantasy world. I know this because I am one, and I actually receive my mail there. - Scott Adams
When I turn down the volume, it's amazing how much I can actually hear. - John Waire
Life is very nice, but it has no shape. The object of art is actually to give it some ..." Jean Anouilh, The Rehearsal - Kate Taylor
Nihilism is…not only the belief that everything deserves to perish; but one actually puts one shoulder to the plough; one destroys. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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
Feeling grateful to or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life. - Christiane Northrup, M.D.
When I sit down to write I actually ask myself, 'Who do you want to be today?' - Richelle E. Goodrich
We are all trying to find a path back to the present moment. And good enough reason to just be happy here... Mindfulness meditation is just a trick for doing that. It's a trick for setting aside your to-do list, if only for a few moments, and actually locate a feeling of fulfilment in the present - Sam Harris
HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, a one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises. - Ambrose Bierce
I realize that they giggle and I actually laugh, that they show their cleavage and I have none to show, but just so you know, I am also a girl. I'm one of the three wise MEN. And it's gay to think that James Bond is hot. - John Green
Where I am at, is not actually where I am at. Where I am at is merely a point on the path to where I am going. - Tony Cleaver
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
More often than not, a statist's argument against Anarchism boils down to an unwillingness to take control and responsibility for their own lives, actions, and communities. The sad truth is that the human animal has been domesticated to the point where it actually fears Liberty. - Dane Whalen
Unless a person actually hates sin, he will continue to practice it. - Sunday Adelaja
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
Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties."(Interview in Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews, Eighth Series, ed. George Plimpton, 1988) - John Irving
The notion of picking one time of year to be decent to other people is obscene because it's actually validating the notion of being miserable wretches the rest of the year. - Pam Davis
Curiosity is the most powerful thing you own. Imagination is a force that can actually manifest a reality. - James Cameron
The formula of happiness and success is just, being actually yourself, in the most vivid possible way you can. - Meryl Streep
Wow! you might actually have to act like a Christian sometimes! - Joyce Meyer
It's amazing that people actually get paid for what I'm doing on here for free. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The only difference between a human and animal is that a Human can worship God but Animal can't. Fulfill the purpose for which actually you have taken birth. - Aakash Sharma
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
some of the people with the best smiles are actually broken inside - Mya Waechtler
If you actually want something and are really passionate about it, you will get it no matter what. - Unknown Author 365
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
Don't let the bonds of fear and doubt keep you from attempting the impossible. Each attempt will loosen the chains and you'll eventually break free, thus finding the 'impossible' was actually possible all along. - J.E.B. Spredemann
A person who values their goals actually values their achievements. - Onyi Anyado
You actually, waste time when you cry over wasted time. Time should be a guide that helps you focus. All you should worry about is ageing with unfinished business. - DaVyshka
Now that she had actually seen and accepted reality, and reality brought such a healing calm. - Gloria Naylor
(F)iction is...what ought to have been, not what actually was. At least, not exactly. - Charles McCarry
I often think myself to be so ingenious that I don’t even realize that my own plans may actually be my own undoing. Therefore, I might be wise to realize that God’s plans undo what I’ve done that’s undoing me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
People think that success is the key to happiness ,what I have learned is it's actually other way around - Robin Dabhi
Did you know that using social media can actually help you to increase your level of thinking? - Germany Kent
God is not sitting in heaven thinking about how to make you comfortable. Your comfort might actually be his least concern. - Sunday Adelaja
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
The only unique contribution you can offer the world is to be who you actually are and no one else. - Ashly Lorenzana
My cock actually sort of staggers like a punch-drunk boxer who doesn’t know when to stay down. - Alexis Hall
Fat or thin. tall or short. we have a problem with almost everything, and maybe, that is why we should actually start "LIVING". - anjali mukherjee
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Who'd have thoght I could miss someone I've never actually met? Me. I've thought that. I miss tons of things I've never seen, and now you most of all. - Leah Thomas
However, in many instances we might be very wise to ask what the consequence of removing the consequence might actually be. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I hear many people share with me that they just 'have to do this thing' before they can relax and slow down.The truth is that taking the time to be still and reflective actually increases productivity and gives more joy to what you're doing when it's time to take action again. - Maria Erving
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
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. - Andy Warhol
Few and mean as my gifts may be, I actually am, and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Any titles, money, or privilege you inherit are actually hindrances. They delude you into believing you are owed respect. - Robert Greene
Have you ever realised that if a person can make you angry, that person actually controls you. - Hanif Hassan Barbhuiya
Actually it's just a thought in your mind. Please put in clear your mind with that thoughts.!! - Qasim Raza Qadri
Some look at life, for their entire life, before they actually see. - Nikki Rowe
This corner of history was as real as the tiled floor under our feet or the wooden tabletop under our fingers. The people to whom it had happened had actually lived and breathed and felt and thought and then died, as we did - as we would. - Elizabeth Kostova
To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend. - Jacques Derrida
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
What we call the Lord's prayer is actually the Disciple's Prayer because It says "Forgive us our trespasses" and Our LORD Jesus had no sin. Selah - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
If you are born on this planet, we want to make sure you get the kind of education you actually deserve. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
If using 'was' could be deemed gramatically, or atleast emotionally correct, in the sense that it could relate to something that you actually couldn't do in the past, but want to do right now, then i wanna say, I was sorry, for everything... - Allwyn Jose
Have you noticed ... that he actually hadn't made any promises to you? - Janie Chang
I don't think people are meant to be by themselves. That's why you actually find someone you care about. It's important to let go of the little things, even if you can't let go all the way. Because nothing sucks more than feeling all alone, no matter how many people are around. - Scrubs J.D
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
If you're a misfit within a group of misfits, does that mean you're actually popular and normal? - Laura Preble
Though we may choose to view them symbolically, dreams are actually no more or less symbolic than everyday waking reality. When the images and events don't conform to our view of reality, we call them symbols. When they do, we call them facts. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything should just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment'. - Andy Warhol
I can't believe it! Reading and writing actually paid off! - Matt Groening
Those who talk more about others' wrongs are actually Perilous, Be Careful. - Mohith Agadi
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
I think ethical ambivalence is a kind of innoculation, a way of excusing yourself in advance for something you actually want to do. No offense. - Jennifer Egan
Whenever we lose time we are actually losing our life. - Sunday Adelaja
You can actually accomplish all that you desire in life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Always keep an open mind and to listen to what those around you have to say about you. You might actually learn something that may help you become a better person! - Auliq Ice
Be careful… not all are what they seem. Some people pretend to be the beach, but they’re actually quicksand. - Steve Maraboli
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
One step actually taken achieves more than a lifetime of planning. - Marty Rubin
For something to be great, there has to be some kind of trial or some type of struggle that actually makes it special or valuable to you. Otherwise, anything could be easily taken for granted. - Hayley Williams
Many buy gadgets they don’t really need, with money they don’t have, for people they don’t actually care for, while infringing their corporeal and financial capacities, in order to pay doctors and psychiatrists.( "Keeping up with the Joneses") - Erik Pevernagie
People mistakenly assume that their thinking is done by their head; it is actually done by the heart which first dictates the conclusion, then commands the head to provide the reasoning that will defend it. - Anthony de Mello
It’s really very difficult to understand a woman actually it’s not she but he who is confused - Amit Abraham
Anything that appears and disappears cannot actually be you because it is being observed by you. By removing the attention from these things and noticing what remains, you are left only with what is permanent the truth of who you are. - Enza Vita
Planning is the key to success, course he who fails to plan has actually plan to fail - david ibeyeomie
The wages of sin are death, but the benefits include dental, major medical, two week paid vacation, pension fund, and stock options. Actually, taken as a package, it's a rather attractive deal.
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