Quotation Explorer - 'Afterwards'

Successful people achieve because they think beforehand when it works & think afterwards when it doesn't work. - Orrin Woodward
It’s not the note you play that’s the wrong note it’s the note you play afterwards that makes it right or wrong. - Miles Davis
God fights for us even we are in the wrong and he deals with us afterwards, what a gracious Father. - Euginia Herlihy
Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards. - Robert A. Heinlein
[The superior man] acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions. - Confucius
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems. - Rene Descartes
And afterwards, if you had asked any of the survivors how they had managed it, they would not have been able to tell you. It was as if those days in the forest, the escape to the city, had passed in a trance. The mind creates an alternative state. - Aminatta Forna
Moreover, in order to understand any man one must be deliberate and careful to avoid forming prejudices and mistaken ideas, which are very difficult to correct and get over afterwards. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
When a pebble is thrown into a lake, everything, down to the furthermost depths, moves with it. ... And if, afterwards, everything seems as it was, the level of the lake has none the less been raised by imperceptible, incalculable degree. The old order has been overthrown -- by a pebble. - Théophile Thoré
The world breaks everyone and afterwards many are strong at the broken places. - Ernest Hemingway
Detach yourself from people that only exists when they need something from you. From people who only calls you a friend when they have favors and leave you behind afterwards. Remove toxic people in your life, they will become a hindrance to you. - Dembe Michael
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards. - Jean Paul Richter
Do you have any idea who Erin was kissing?""Yeah, so we'll brush out teeth really, really thoroughly afterwards," I said, bumping her nose with mine gently. I wasn't going to let anyone spoil this moment. - Stacey Kade
Depend on it. God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supply. He is too wise a God to frustrate His purposes for lack of funds, and He can just as easily supply them ahead of time as afterwards, and He much prefers doing so. - James Hudson Taylor
I tell you loneliness is the thing to master. Courage and fear, love, death are only parts of it and can easily be ruled afterwards. If I make myself master my own loneliness there will be peace or safety: and perhaps these are the same. - Martha Gellhorn
Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first and the lessons afterwards. - anonymous
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of the mind for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. - Anatole France
Every day thousands of people bury good ideas because they are afraid to act on them.And afterwards, the ghosts of these ideas come back to haunt them. - David J. Schwartz
The early months of marriage often are times of critical tumult, - whether that of a shrimp pool or of deeper water, - which afterwards subside into cheerful peace. - George Elliott
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action. - Confucius
All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems. - Shelley Winters
The best way to accomplish something is to just do it, and then find the courage afterwards. - Anonymous
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen. - Winston S. Churchill
We don not think, in the holy places; we think in bed, afterwards, when the glare, and the the noise, and the confusion are gone, and in fancy we revisit alone, the solemn monuments of the past, and summon the phantom pageants of an age that has passed away. - Mark Twain
Nature takes the decision first, man agrees, reconciles, modifies, refutes, contradicts etc., subsequently. It means the application of reason, the discretionary power of a man, only happens afterwards! - Thiruman Archunan
Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards. Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him. - James Hudson Taylor
The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards. - Walter Bagehot
All our good is apparently from God, because we are first naked and holy without any good, and afterwards enriched with all good. - Jonathan Edwards
I shall drink to the Pope, if you please, still, to conscience first, and to the Pope afterwards. - John Henry Newman
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards. - Karl Kraus
Experience is a hard teacher becuase she gives the tests first, the lessons afterwards.
That was what murder was-as easy as that!But afterwards you went on remembering... - Agatha Christie
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. - Anatole France
It is an empty room, that afterwards, a soledad, and it sits there at the center of a person's life and waits to be filled. - Daisy Hernandez
Cultural values change with times, unless they are built on an absolute standard of values and virtues. This standard must be afterwards well-guarded and protected. - Sunday Adelaja
Stoning prophets and erecting churches to their memory afterwards has been the way of the world through the ages. Today we worship Christ, but the Christ in the flesh we crucified. - Mahatma Gandhi
The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards. - Arthur Koestler
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established. - Rudyard Kipling
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards. - Benjamin Franklin
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards. - Vernon Sanders Law
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that is your own self. So you have to begin there, not outside, not on other people. That comes afterwards, when you have worked on your own corner. - Aldous Huxley
Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterwards. - St. Francis Xavier
I simply cannot understand the passion that some people have for making themselves thoroughly uncomfortable and then boasting about it afterwards. - Patricia Moyes
He who has not first laid his foundations may be able with great ability to lay them afterwards, but they will be laid with trouble to the architect and danger to the building. - Niccolo Machiavelli
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned. - George Santayana
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lessons afterwards.
Led Zeppelin created their music from a diet of Bert Jansch, Memphis Minnie, John Fahey, Billy Fury, Phil Spector, Richard 'Rabbit' Brown, Moby Grape, Manitas De Plata and Om Kalsoum. Those who came afterwards were content with a diet of Led Zeppelin, which is not the same thing at all. - David Hepworth
By all means judge and react, but at some point afterwards be sure to reflect and switch sides. The next time you might be less quick to react. - Nina Joshi Ramsey
Do you suffer when you write? I don't at all. Suffer like a bastard when don't write, or just before, and feel empty and fucked out afterwards. But never feel as good as while writing. - Ernest Hemingway
One who makes himself a worm cannot complain afterwards if people step on him. - Immanuel Kant
You don’t have a monopoly on pain or loss. It’s a level playing field—we all lose—we all grieve. It’s what remains afterwards that defines us. Guilt is the poison we pump into our own veins. It’s self-inflicted torture. - R.W. Patterson
Men of science offer us health, an obvious benefit; it is only afterwards that we discover that by health, they mean bodily slavery and spiritual tedium. - G.K. Chesterton
One must pray first, but afterwards one must help oneself. God does not care for cowards.--"Wanda - Ouida
But at the very moment she was thinking these thoughts, adventure, as she afterwards told my Mother, was stalking her. - P.L. Travers
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