Quotation Explorer - 'Amount'

A person’s words reflect the image of his character and the amount of truth and lies in it is always visible to the human heart than ordinary eyes. - Testy McTesterson
Be with your loved ones and feed your soul with the deep connections that money can't buy. Your bank richness will never amount to the richness of love. - Karen A. Baquiran
The truth therefore is that great nations become great not because of their amount of wealth an Great nations become great thanks to their wealth of truth, honesty and other virtues the natural resources. - Sunday Adelaja
Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and higher education positively fortifies it. - Stephen Vizinczey
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security for the minorities. - Lord Acton
The causal, abstract, binary, holistic, and reductionist functions of the human brain all help you to process the enormous amount of information coming into our brain from the external world every day. - Abhijit Naskar
America is not a pile of goods, more luxury, more comforts, a better telephone system, a greater number of cars. America is a dream of greater justice and opportunity for the average man and, if we can not obtain it, all our otherachievements amount to nothing. - Eleanor Roosevelt
People who have experienced limited amount of success could be intimidated into thinking that it is not the will of God for them to increase - Sunday Adelaja
Through the passage of my life I have learned that the power of positive association is so much stronger than any amount of negativity in the world. No matter how dark it is, a tiny beam of light is all it takes to kill the darkest of darkness. - Asma Naqi
What's friendship's realest measure?I'll tell you. The amount of precious time you'll squander on someone else's calamities and fuck-ups. - Richard Ford
Find the right balance in life. Man is body... mind... spirit. Give the right amount of attention to each. - Alfred A. Montapert
You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea
Time is exactly the amount of wealth God gives to each and every one of us on a daily basis - Sunday Adelaja
A human being can stand any amount of pain. - Frank Herbert
How much you give is not counted by amount, but by fraction - Sophia Cajon
I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity and therefore be regarded as a pretty fair measure of it. - Arthur Schopenhauer
There is no real bravery in getting paid to save someone's life. However, there is a large amount of bravery in a nurse break dancing at the hospital's Christmas party. - Shannon L. Alder
It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper. - Jerry Seinfeld
No amount of money can fill your heart up with what kindness and compassion can. - Eileen Anglin
I understand feminism to be a social savior because it liberates everyone without exclusion, whereas masculinism damns itself by measuring a man's health by the amount of sexual gratification he receives. - Morrissey
Some disabled people spend a significant amount of their energy on trying to come across as abled or as not that disabled. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Love is a combination of virtues. The amount you receive from someone is based on the percentage of those virtues learned and applied. Unhappiness in a relationship is not a lack of love, but a lack of virtues in the percentages your significant other needs. - Shannon L. Alder
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
Life is all of failures with a limited amount of success - ganeshsaidheeraj
The ultimate downfall of the computerized holographic receptionist was that there was no amount of flattery, flirtation or chocolate that could convince one to lie for you. - Scott B. Pruden
I have met many minds able to store and translate a pregnantly large amount of information, yet they haven't an ounce of talent for wisdom or the appreciation of passion. - Kurt Cobain
With a modest amount of looks and talent and more than a modicum of serendipity, I've managed to stretch my 15 minutes of fame into more than half a century of good fortune. - Robert Vaughn
The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest amount of hissing.
No amount of artificial reinforcement can offset the natural inequalities of human individuals. - Henry P. Fairchild
A little amount of secret is a great pillar of the mind. He who does not have what somebody does not know, have what everybody knows. Know your secret; keep your secret. He who knows what to keep, knows what real life is all about - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
In other words, all the highest aims of language are decisively the work of God. They are decisively supernatural. And no amount of poetic effort or expertise in the use of words can bring about the great aims of life if God withholds his saving power. - John Piper
As much purity one has within, his external circumstances will be that much more favorable. As much impurity there is within, there will be a corresponding amount of unfavorable external circumstances. - Dada Bhagwan
A good book ought to have something simple about it. And, like Eve, it ought to come from somewhere near the third rib: there ought to be a heart beating in it. A story that's all forehead doesn't amount to much. - Christopher Morley
MacDonald has the gift of compressing the largest amount of words into the smallest amount of thoughts. - Sir Winston Churchill
If a man cannot forget, he will never amount to much. - Soren Kierkegaard
The real purpose of the opposition is to minimize the amount of money the ruling party will have stolen from the people at the end of its term. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
No amount of belief makes something a fact. - James Randi
If asked for an opinion we’ll say what we think. And by what we think I mean the answer that comes to our mind first, seems most logical and requires the least amount of effort to articulate, while getting us in the least amount of trouble. Really that’s what our communication boils down to. - Aaron Blaylock
People choose the paths that grant them the greatest rewards for the least amount of effort. - David Shore
If we must tempt to Pleasure, how do we tempt to the least amount of Pleasure? Or better yet, tempt them to its opposite? But how to tempt them to pain. - Geoffrey Wood
No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination. - Edward Hopper
A person who is not worth for the value of the product can't buy it even if s/he has any amount of money to pay for it. - Anuj Somany
It takes a certain amount of courage, he though, to face yourself and say with candor, I'm rotten. I've done evil and I will again. It was no accident; it emanated from the true, authentic me. - Philip K. Dick
Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment. - Robert Benchley
I can take any amount of criticism as long as I can consider it unqualified praise. - Noel Coward
The amount of time an individual may spend pondering over what his neighbor has and what he does not, is equivalent to the amount of time the individual has lost in becoming an equal to his neighbors. - Victoria Addino
An oft-quoted statistic from the [United Nations] reports is that the amount of literature translated into Spanish in a single year exceeds the entire corpus of what has been translated into Arabic in 1,000 years. - The Economist
Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under! - C. JoyBell C.
The amount of words spoken does not determine the quality of the prayer - Sunday Adelaja
If you do not have persistence then no amount of education, talent or genius can make up for it. - Stephen Richards
Losing will not always amount to a loss, sometimes you have to lose those toxic relationships and bad habits to create a space for better things. - Gugu Mona
While I'm frustrated at the amount I'm expected to take on in the present, the 1950s woman was frustrated by being excluded - not being allowed to take things on at all. - Sara Sheridan
It is staggering the amount of suffering caused by bad ideas. - Marty Rubin
No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
Your love opened up a whole world that no amount of books or wisdom could ever do. - Kamand Kojouri
Every year I collect a select amount of material possessions (baseball cards, coins, famous paraphernalia) to pass on to my children. In two or more generations they should have a small fortune of 'ancient' famous items. - Akutra-Ramses Atenosis Cea
I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up! - Mark Twain
Black people are victims of an enormous amount of violence. None of those things can take place without the complicity of the people who run the schools and the city. - Toni Morrison
No amount of reading or memorizing will make you successful in life. It is the understanding and application of wise thought that counts." - - Bob Proctor
It is not the amount of money or natural resources a nation has that determines how civilized it would be. - Sunday Adelaja
I believe that every human has a finite amount of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises. - Neil Armstrong
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run. - Henry David Thoreau
No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch. - Leo Buscaglia
I do the very best I know how-the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference. - Abraham Lincoln
The amount of people I met that had heart problems surprised me in high altitude astronomy. I had not seen it in other fields. After a decade of working at high altitudes, I was also diagnosed with a heart problem. - Steven Magee
Respect is more valuable then the amount of times guys flirt with you.It's better to have one trustworthy real man then any amount of boys interested in you. The "cool" guys may not notice or date you but the right one will marry you. - Rachel Hamilton
People can waste a large amount of their time trying to be accepted by people. Sometimes, God meant for you not to fit. You never know, you may hold the unique perspective that when voiced or demonstrated will change generations. - Shannon L. Alder
There is no limit to the amount of intelligence invested in ignorance when the need for illusion runs deep. - Saul Bellow
a small amount of kindness can make a large amount of difference - J. Yates
Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not devote a considerable amount of time to studying just how slowly he can work and still convince his employer that he is going at a good pace.
Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified bulldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold.
A certain amount of impatience can be good to do the good works excessive patience delays to do, but sometimes, it is good to have a little amount of patience, for a little amount of patience can be a big antidote to a big woe of impatience - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Honesty, vulnerability and a good amount of courageous faith allows you to cry out in your bewilderment and not lose your belief in the process. These things allow you to wrestle your faith rather than lose it. - Bono
A certain amount of danger is essential to the quality of life.
I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'. - Ronald Reagan
The answer is simple: if you cannot find meaning inherent in life right now, as you live it in this visible world, the addition of an infinite amount more of the same isn't about to somehow make it any more meaningful! Add a whole string of zeroes to a zero and watch what happens. - Robert M. Price
they thought they were heroes when they were only cinders in the eye of humanity too many creatures both insects and humans estimate their own value by the amount of irritation they are able to cause greater personalities than themselves - Don Marquis
The yardstick that we frequently use to determine if something can be restored is based on the handful of inches that we bring to the process, when God shows up with an infinite amount of miles. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I find that I spend a tremendous amount of time chasing the praises of men rather than sitting with the praises of God. The former is something I attempt to catch, the latter catches me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Everyone has the same amount of hours per day, it’s not that you don’t have enough time, it’s that you don’t have a clear focus - Bridget English
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities. - Lord Acton
Justice will only exist where those not affected by injustice are filled with the same amount of indignation as those offended. - Plato
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance as it accumulates in the form of inert facts. - Henry Adams
It’s one thing to be an undead fiend of darkness, but it takes an immense amount of work to look cool while doing it. - Garon Whited
You have to love yourselfbecause no amount of lovefrom others is sufficient tofill the yearning that your soulrequires from you. - Dodinsky
Decency...must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep. - Quentin Crisp
After getting respect, one will get an equal amount of insult, if not in this life then the next. If you taste even the slightest of pleasure from this body-complex [pudgal], you will have to pay back an equivalent amount. Therefore become attachment-free (vitarag). - Dada Bhagwan
No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin. - Aneurin Bevan
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong. - Albert Einstein
You need just the right amount of 'Fuck the world' and the right amount of belief in something...and you need the right amount of love. - Gerard Way
It s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper. - Jerry Seinfeld
If we cannot be contented with our current lives and possessions, then we are feeding an appetite that no amount of money will ever satiate. - Breanna Sampson
No amount of community policing will cause the common people to accept a known corrupt police department. - Steven Magee
There are so many different ways lives work out, so many stories, and every one of them is precious: full of joy and heartbreak, and a fair amount of situation comedy. - Sean Stewart
But then comes a time when forgetting isn't possible. And I do mean a particular time when no amount of dreaming, not then and maybe not ever, can change how naked and unimportant we become in our own eyes. - Stig Dagerman
There are two kinds of men who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told and those who can do nothing else. - Cyrus H. Curtis
That was the crux. You. Only you could work on you. Nobody could force you, and if you weren't ready, then you weren't ready, and no amount of open-armed encouragement was going to change that. - Norah Vincent
101 Reasons Why its great to be a woman : We have three times the amount of potential sick leave. Take into account all those days you are unable to work owing to pre, during and post menstrual tension. - Summersdale Publishers
Look at mirror! What do you see in you? Do you see someone who can't amount anything in life or do you see a unique human being that was born to dream and conquer the world. - Euginia Herlihy
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
The constant free flow of communication amount us-enabling the free interchange of ideas-forms the very bloodstream of our nation. It keeps the mind and body of our democracy eternally vital, eternally young. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Turning an experience about to observe it, results in a lessening of the experience directly proportional to the amount of observation. To think about it is, to some degree, to stop the pleasure, to stop the experience, to step outside it. - Geoffrey Wood
In life, it is not the amount of friends we keep that matters but the amount of change they impart in your life that matters. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
Your emotional state has a tremendous amount to do with sickness, health and well-being. For years, my husband and I lived on -- and because of -- hope. Hope continues to give me the mental strength to carry on. - Dana Reeve
Everyone is born with the same amount of love in their heart. Some will use it and fill life with joy. Some will lose it and wonder where the joy is. - Debasish Mridha
Each of us has an equal amount of Shadow and Light buried in our souls. What makes us different is how much Shadow we choose to suppress, and how much Light we choose to show. - Taylor Chackowsky
Estimated amount of glucose used by an adult human brain each day, expressed in M&Ms: 250 - Harper's Index
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way. - Samuel Butler
There was a brown substance inside and Chase had no doubt: it was heroin. Only a tiny amount, but very pure." - Cutting Right to the Chase Vol.2 - Stefania Mattana
The degree to which a person can grow is directly proportional to the amount of truth he can accept about himself without running away. - Leland Val Van De Wall
You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think. - Mortimer Adler
Politics [is] the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order. - Barry Goldwater
We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. - Carlos Castaneda
The amount of violations of human rights in a country is always an inverse function of the amount of complaints about human rights violations heard from there. The greater the number of complaints being aired, the better protected are human rights in that country. - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Like other women who sought equality, the amount of trouble I cause is inversely proportional to my physical size. - Cassandra Duffy
The small amount of foolery wise men have makes a great show. - William Shakespeare
Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble. - John Barrymore
The ability to lie, paired with unaccountability, has made a near infinite amount of liabilities. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Experience is directly proportional to the amount of equipment ruined.
The idea of selling out is not so much a dollar amount, but are you sacrificing the service to the customers. You have to ask yourself, 'Are you betraying your users?' - Jesse Sanchez
Where there is a great deal of free speech there is always a certain amount of foolish speech. - Sir Winston Churchill
Strength is not defined by the load you bear, it’s defined by the amount you can bend before breaking. - Blake Mays
Happiness is the most magical thing in this world the amount of which remains the same, even after distributing it amongst innumerable unhappy people. - Munia Khan
We spend so much of our passion on our first love. I’m not convinced that it—passion—is one of those things that you have an endless amount of—like happiness or sadness. I could be happy all day. I could be sad all day. But I’m not so sure I’ll ever love like that again. - Laura Miller
The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same. - Carlos Castaneda
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income. - Plato
I lived what most people call the good life. I was happy, but deep inside I always felt that, with the short amount of time we are given to live and love in this world, we spend too much time loving things instead of people. - Antonia Brenner
It dawns on you one day... how precious your life is and how not okay it is for anyone, ever, to cause you any amount of suffering, ever. Then the next time you step out the door you look at everyone and you’re thinking, My life is precious and you’re not allowed to hurt me. - C. JoyBell C.
is the founder of the LeadAmerica Foundation and extends a remarkable amount of financial support to fund the education of more than 300 children in Haiti. - Chris Salamone
Through the passage of my life I have learned, that the power of positive association is so much stronger than any amount of negativity in the world. No matter how dark it is, a tiny beam of light is all it takes to kill the darkest of darkness. - Asma Naqi
Champions learn how to develop empowering beliefs and invest a substantial amount of time solidifying those beliefs, mostly through their own self-talk. - Steve Siebold
Man is the result of slow growth; that is why he occupies the position he does in animal life. What does a pup amount to that has gained its growth in a few days or weeks, beside a man who only attains it in as many years. - Alexander Graham Bell
Successful companies are built by investing lare amount of money and hundreds of litres of sweat. - Amit Kalantri
We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. - Carlos Castaneda
Significance is not determined by the amount of time on stage but by what you do with the time you get. - Mansur Hasib
The only person who lives in the PRESENT is perhaps Daily Wage Earner with no bank balance and security amount, for he doesn't worry about the future. - Anuj Somany
Even a small amount of unplanned downtime can effect a company’s profitability and reputation. - Ratmir Timashev, CEO Veeam
I have learnt that no amount of darkness can mask even the slightest glimmer of light. Find your light and drive out the dark. - Aisha Mirza
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. - Auliq Ice
You know, I went out on a normal amount of dates in my early 20s, and I got absolutely slaughtered for it. And it took a lot of hard work and altering my decision-making. I didn’t date for two and a half years. Should I have had to do that? No. - Taylor Swift
All the beaches of the world, could never amount to, nor implore the one grain of sand that I stand on, which is your love. - Anthony Liccione
Many obese people spend a significant amount of their energy on suppressing the urge to tell some of the people who are staring at them that they do not eat as much and as frequently as they seem to. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Fruitfulness may be a better measurement for success than productivity because it is based more in the evaluations of others as to the meaningful role we have played in their lives then in our own importance determined according to the amount of accomplishments we can list. - Karen Burton Mains
When I draw something, I try to build some kind of history into it. Drawing an object that has a certain amount of wear and tear or rust; or a tree that is damaged. I love trying to render not just the object, but what it has been through. - Alan Lee
A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man; it is what he wants and must have to be good for anything. Hardship and opposition are the native soil of manhood and self-reliance. - John Neal
It isn't the amount you spend today, it's what you want to invest in for the future! - Tyler J. Suiters
If the amount of times we get up is just one less than the amount of times that we've been knocked down, then we're spending our lives lying down. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The amount of money you owe doesn't matter; as long as you use it for good - Sandra Chami Kassis
Amazing relationships aren't about making one perfect choice in your choice of partner. They're about the infinite amount of choices you make in each conflict, each conversation, and each moment to open yourself and to stay open, even when it's hard. - Vironika Tugaleva
No amount of worrying can change the future. Go easy on yourself, for the outcome of all affairs is determined by God's decree. If something is meant to go elsewhere, it will never come your way, but if it is yours by destiny, from you it cannot flee. - Umar ibn Al-Khattab
No amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of worrying can change the future - Umar ibn Al-Khattab
To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle-class respectability. - Oscar Wilde
The Bible is the greatest book ever written. It is absolutely amazing the tremendous amount of joy, peace, and success one will experience simply by applying its admonition. If you truly want the Good Life follow the Good Book. - DeWayne Owens
Don't try to give me a limited amount of choices. I make my own. - Maria Noor
No amount of regret can change the past. No amount of anxiety can change the future. - Karen Salmansohn
The greatest measure of success is the amount of joy you experience. - Marie Cornelio
A happy birthday is measured not in the amount of gifts one gets, but in the amount one is loved. - Todd Stocker
The wider you spread your fingers apart while clapping is equal to the amount of retarded you look while clapping. - Christy Leigh Stewart
How can you come to know yourself? Never by thinking, always by doing. Try to do your duty, and you'll know right away what you amount to. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much. - Peter Ustinov
We are all human, and caring about the way something looks and feels does not mean we're superficial--it means we're human. We don't need to exploit sex to recognize that a certain amount of sexiness is both pleasurable and natural. - Kathy Sierra
Even the smallest amount of light can push back the shadows. - Shannon L. Alder
Sensibly, it is better to be an illiterate or less educated and make an earning of an amount X than be highly or moderately academically qualified and yet be paid X or even less or marginally high. - Anuj Somany
Like the he-man movie stars who turn out to be queer . . . or the silent-film actors whose voices sound terrible recorded--the audience only wants a limited amount of honesty. [ellipses original] - Chuck Palahniuk
Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he's supposed to be doing at that moment. - Robert Benchley
Sometimes you have to keep a considerable amount of distance with people; Let them stay on the outside, looking in.. - Andrea L'Artiste
Each of us has a finite reservoir of energy in any given day. Whatever amount of energy we spend obsessing about missteps we have made, decisions that do not go our way or the belief we have been treated unfairly is energy no longer available to add value in the world. - Tony Schwartz
The amount of noise which anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself: What is my truest intention? Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it. - Oprah Winfrey
Once I stop spending energy trying to prevent things I have no control over, I have a tremendous amount of energy to focus on the places where I can make a difference. - Michael Treanor
The value of life depends on the amount of pure love that you are giving away. - Debasish Mridha
In a relationship, no amount of extra effort on your part can make up for a lack of effort on theirs. - John Mark Green
It takes a huge amount of culture to normalize "crazy", and of course that's its main focus - Stefan Molyneux
The amount of money that a person has in his bank account is not determined by his startingcapital but by his knowledge about money and his ability to manage it properly. - Sunday Adelaja
Successful companies are built by investing large amount of money and hundreds of litres of sweat. - Amit Kalantri
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit. - Ronald Reagan
At a time India was known as golden bird because of its huge amount of gold assets. Let's make India once again the same golden bird full of innovation and technology. - Prakhar Srivastav
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
The prudent people are able to measure a person's level of selfishness by the amount of time s/he spends enjoying looking to oneself in the mirror. - Anuj Somany
Trust, no amount of efforts in terms of a hard work will ever work to produce the desired results unless and until it is coupled with a good luck. - Anuj Somany
Have patience with all things but first with yourself. Never confuse your mistakes with your value as a human being. You are perfectly valuable, creative, worthwhile person simply because you exist. And no amount of triumphs or tribulations can ever change that. - Saint Frances de Sales
All too often, our elegant political theories amount to nothing more than ideology triumphing over common sense. - Clifford Cohen
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