Quotation Explorer - 'Base'

If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there is a man on base. - Dave Barry
Things base and vile, holding no quantity, love can transpose to form and dignity. - William Shakespeare
Give your idea a chance. You’ll never hit a home run (or a base hit for that matter) if you don’t swing. - Richie Norton
The fishing is best where the fewest go and the collective insecurity of the world makes it easy for people to hit home runs while everyone is aiming for base hits. - Timothy Ferriss
Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first. - F.W. Dupee
To base the unexplainabilty and the immense wonder of nature onto an other miracle (God) is unnecessary and not acceptable for any serious thinker.[Diary entry, 1971] - Fritz Zwicky
Always be ready to speak your mind and a base man will avoid you. - William Blake
Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first base.
Everyone needs a strong sense of self. It is our base of operations for everything that we do in life. - Julia T. Alvarez
Human desire is the criterion of all truth and all good. Truth does not lie beyond humanity, but is one of the products of the human mind and feeling. There is really nothing to fear. The motive of fear in religion is base... - D.H. Lawrence
The spirit of rejection finds its support in the consciousness of separateness; the spirit of acceptance finds its base in the consciousness of unity. - Rabindranath Tagore
El sufismo o "tradición secreta" no se encuentra disponible sobre una base de suposiciones que pertenecen a otro mundo, el del intelecto. - Idries Shah
Fear is only the enemy if you let it keep you from moving forward.Put fear on your side and let it motivate you.This is the definition of an alchemist. To turn base metal into gold. Fear into Motivation. - Matthew Donnelly
It’s perfectly understandable, in my opinion, to find good things in the teachings of Jesus Christ or any other figure, mythical or otherwise. But to base your life on the teachings of Jesus as they are portrayed in the Bible and claim that you are not religious is disingenuous. - David G. McAfee
Except for in politics, no one likes to follow an idea without a firm base to walk on - Alexander Schastak
I base most of my fashion sense on whether or not it itches. - Gilda Radner
Insanity is the base for Creativity. - Anonymous
El sabor del olvido destilado sabe a ti. Y yo lo mezclo con whisky. Sobre una base de cerveza. - Escandar Algeet
I don't want to base my life on a symbol," he said resolutely. "I want reality, and the Christian faith has always been rooted in reality. What's not rooted in reality is the faith of liberal scholars. They're the ones who are following a pipe dream, but Christianity is not a pipe dream. - Gregory A. Boyd
Houston, Tranquility Base here. The eagle has landed. - Neil Armstrong
I base my fashion taste on what doesn't itch. - Gilda Radner
...it is a base thing to look to others for your defense instead of depending upon yourself. That defense alone is effectual, sure, and durable which depends upon yourself and your own valor. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Trust means there is no question.If there is no question then no need for any answer,which means complete balance.Always keep in your mind trust is the base for any kind of relationship. - Deshwal Sachin
Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed. - Neil Armstrong
i always like to touch base with men who i can relate to. - S.R. Cherry
My workplace is wherever I'm making something, which could be in a field in gold country, or in an abandoned warehouse on a military base. - Adam Savage
The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. - Scott Adams
If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base. - Dave Barry
Strategic personal qualities you can base your self-confidence on are those which are interesting for all mankind. - Rossana Condoleo
That boy may have been born on third base but he sure as shit ain’t scored a triple. - Sarah Hall
What is at the base of shame or guilt? It is the consciousness of an imbalance, or of an action in the past that has caused, and probably continues to cause, suffering. - Darrell Calkins
You can't base your life on the past or the present. You have to tell me about your future. - Chuck Palahniuk
Emotion is a rotten base for politics.
You should base everything on what you see with your own eyes, hear with your own ears and feel with your own heart. Period. Always believe what you KNOW about a person, not what you HEAR. - Tanya Masse
In every bit of honest writing in the world, there is a base theme. Try to understand men, if you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and nearly always leads to love. - John Steinbeck
It's completely okay to sediment and live a life on the base of the earth and not up high.--Like the pearls of sea found in its bottom, the pearls of life are also found in the niches of ground. - raja shakeel mushtaque
To rule by fettering the mind through fear of punishment in another world, is just as base as to use force... Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all. - Hypatia
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the base of our splendid failure to do the impossible. - William Faulkner
Children's reading and children's thinking are the rock-bottom base upon which this country will rise. Or not rise. In these days of tension and confusion, writers are beginning to realize that books for children have a greater potential for good or evil than any other form of literature on earth. - Dr. Seuss
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple. - Barry Switzer
It's entirely possible to base an entire book on a long-forgotten letter. - Sara Sheridan
We continuously enhance our knowledge base be it latest in technology, market scenario or customer requirements. - UAE Exchange
The fear of Mortality is the base of Immortality - Udayveer Singh
Refrain from doing ill; for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds; we are all too prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved. - Juvenal
But then he combs his fingers through my hair, starting at the base of my neck, and I shiver with uncontrollable, unexpected pleasure. - Primula Bond
Original, in French: La bonne cuisine est la base du véritable bonheur. English: Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness. - Auguste Escoffier
It's no shame in reaching second or third base if you aimed for first base. - Stephen Richards
Lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend - William Shakespeare
Let the base louder...!? - Deyth Banger
Morality is the foundation of sadhana. Morality is the base, intuition is the way and Life Divine is the goal - Shrii Shrii Anandamurti
But the strong base and building of my love is as the very centre of the earth, drawing all things to it. - William Shakespeare
Trust is the base for all relations. If it breaks, then it’s not easy to rejoin. It’s very easy to say ‘I don’t trust you’, but the pain these words cause is immense. - Faraaz Kazi
The only way to build a fan base is to have a lot of material out there for readers to find. You can't manufacture a fan base. You create it, one story at a time. - Kristine Kathryn Rusch
All’improvviso i loro sensi si fecero più attenti. Man mano che si addentravano nel quartiere, un formicolio sinistro li pizzicò alla base della nuca. Un presagio di morte, la puzza di marcio,l’olezzo del mondo infernale. - Patrisha Mar
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
What is most important and valuable about the home as a base for children's growth into the world is not that it is a better school than the schools, but that it isn't a school at all. - John Holt
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