Quotation Explorer - 'Basis'

Cause and effect is the basis of my education, leading me to an essence far more profound than any rule of societal conditioning. - Ka Chinery
There are many levels of consciousness, but atomic consciousness or universal consciousness is the basis of all other levels of consciousness. A tree is very much conscious even though in our point of view they are not conscious. - Debasish Mridha
Personal experience is the basis of all real literature. - George Henry Lewis
Titles don’t mean anything. What really matters is the impact you make on a daily basis! - Akilnathan Logeswaran
The basis of optimism is sheer terror. - Oscar Wilde
Not only did Jesus purposefully enter the wilderness on a regular basis but historically, God seems to prefer meeting with man in these desert regions. - Amy Layne Litzelman
Love is, not putting you through hell. That is no basis for a loving relationship - Karon Waddell
Water is becoming a very scarce resource on a daily basis. Therefore, we need to teach communities to preserve it since we can't afford to live without water. - Gugu Mona
Stop seeing the obstacles you face as reasons why you can't do something. See them as a reason why you can. And celebrate your accomplishments on a daily basis. - Ali Vincent
It is only possible to live happily ever after on a daily basis. - Margaret Wander Bonanno
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible. - William Faulkner
The basis of action is lack of imagination. It is the last resource of those who know not how to dream. - Oscar Wilde
On a daily basis, people lose their lives, they lose their health, they lose their families, and they lose their children, only because they refuse to have a corresponding knowledge to what they possess in hand. - Sunday Adelaja
Democracy is, first and foremost, a spiritual force, it is built upon a spiritual basis - and on a belief in God and an observance of moral principle. And in the long run only the church can provide that basis. Our founder knew this truth - and we will neglect it at our peril.
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character. - George Santayana
I mean, you could claim that anything's real if the only basis for believing in it is that nobody's proved it doesn't exist! - J.K. Rowling
If blood can produce money through rituals or the so-called human sacrifice, then it is the basis on which we live, so it is very essential to save and protect it from the fiendish eyes of blood sucking predators. - Michael Bassey Johnson
More and more number of youths and adults get addicted to nicotine on daily basis. - Sunday Adelaja
The real question of government versus private enterprise is argued on too philosophical and abstract a basis. Theoretically, planning may be good. But nobody has ever figured out the cause of government stupidity and until they do (and find the cure) all ideal plans will fall into quicksand. - Richard Feynman
All you need is 5min or even less.....Go outside, look up the clear sky and thank the HEAVENS above you for the life you have and the blessings you receive on a daily basis. Why do we make it a mission to simply say thank you? NB: I double dare you to do it! - Katlego Semusa
Your present interests are not a solid basis of a career decisions. So, stop following your passion and Do What Is Valuable.! - Moutasem Algharati
Man is seldom judged on the basis of his good deeds. If bad in past the good in present doesn’t matter ; if bad in present the good done in past is forgotten. That's human!! - Mehnaz Ansari
Good sex is the basis of any truly civilized society. - Gil A. Waters
All civilizations have needed a stable basis of short term value. - Jay Weiser
The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror. - Oscar Wilde
There is nothing which can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness. - George Washington
Women made such swell friends. Awfully swell. In the first place, you had to be in love with a woman to have a basis of friendship. - Ernest Hemingway
Happiness is in all of us and it comes from progress. The root cause of a multiplier effect or a destroyer effect lies inside of us. The multiplication of the happiness in us on a daily basis makes us unique and powerful and gives us the reason for our existence." --. - Bimal Shah
An audience that is unwilling to suspend its own presuppositions and biases while considering an opposed (or even unopposed) viewpoint not only frustrates the function of extended argument but effectively denies its own beliefs a rational basis. - Vincent E. Barry
The basis for optimism is sheer terror. - Oscar Wilde
What we need to do is learn to work in the system, by which I mean that everybody, every team, every platform, every division, every component is there not for individual competitive profit or recognition, but for contribution to the system as a whole on a win-win basis. - W. Edwards Deming
Faith is a process of leaping into the abyss not on the basis of any certainty about where we shall land, but rather on the belief that we shall land. - Carter Heyward
So many of us are causing pain and suffering to ourselves on daily basis, because we do not know the value of life. - Sunday Adelaja
Compassion is the basis of all morality - Arthur Schopenhauer
The more you die to self on daily basis, the more you enjoy life. - Sunday Adelaja
The survival of religion is on the basis of torture and punishment; end of torture is end of religion. - M.F. Moonzajer
Human beings are co-partners with deity in the project of being. This is the basis of all magic. - Terence McKenna
Nature evaluates a character on the basis of its merits, not demerits. - Raheel Farooq
In your very imperfections you will find the basis for your firm, way-seeking mind. - Shunryu Suzuki
Without moral values, which should begin in Congress, America will lose her roots, her basis, her thesis. - Janine Turner
Don't allow people into your energy field on a regular basis that you wouldn't want to be like yourself. - Dawn Gluskin
If there is a god maybe it rewards those who don't believe on the basis of insufficient evidence--and punishes those who do. - Peter Boghossian
Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. [There is no need to worry about a protracted war because] from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time. - Dan Quayle
If you are overweight then what is the basis of this self-limiting belief, and so on and so on. All of these things come about because people still have limiting-beliefs inside their subconscious minds. - Stephen Richards
Time is exactly the amount of wealth God gives to each and every one of us on a daily basis - Sunday Adelaja
The proper basis for marriage is a mutual misunderstanding. - Oscar Wilde
While we don't have much say over the desires that we have, we certainly can decide which we prefer-and then search for ways to act on that basis. - Daniel Akst
If he is a God of sound judgment, that sound mind must be revealed in people who identify themselves with him on daily basis - Sunday Adelaja
In any honest analysis, change is the basis of fear, the idea of something new, of some paradigm that is unfamiliar, that is beyond our experiences so competent that we cannot even truly predict where is will lead us. - R.A. Salvatore
We have a government of limited power under the Constitution, and we have got to work out our problems on the basis of law. - William Howard Taft
Rightness of limitation is essential for growth of reality.Unlimited possibility and abstract creativity can procure nothing. The limitation, and the basis arising from what is already actual, are both of them necessary and interconnected. - Alfred North Whitehead
Self-knowledge is the only basis of true knowledge. - John Taylor Gatto
Marriage is like a three-speed gearbox affection, friendship, love. It is not advisable to crash your gears and go right through to love straightaway. You need to ease your way through. The basis of love is respect, and that needs to be learned from affection and friendship. - Peter Ustinov
Love for the humanity is the basis for morality. - Debasish Mridha
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Compassion is the basis of morality. - Arthur Schopenhauer
All the higher values in life get redefined on a regular basis for good; there is no static meaning as such. - Harshit Walia
There is but one solution: I'm sure that it isn't man, money, surveys, or talk. They all have their place, but if the basis isn't fervent, believing prayer, they are all in vain. - W. Cameron Townsend
Believe in truth. To abandon facts is to abandon freedom. If nothing is true, then no one can criticize power, because there is no basis upon which to do so. If nothing is true, then all is spectacle. The biggest wallet pays for the most blinding lights. - Timothy Snyder
A man's ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
Rational conduct on the basis of the idea of calling, was born... from the spirit of Christian asceticism. - Max Weber
The pleasure of living and the pleasure of the orgasm are identical. Extreme orgasm anxiety forms the basis of the general fear of life. - Wilhelm Reich
Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight. - William Safire
Your perception is your habitual perspective. The way you consciously choose to see life on a regular basis. The moment that you are aware of your perspective and detach to see things from a different point of view (Even SLIGHTLY) is the moment that your entire complexity from within you changes. - Matthew Donnelly
The truth was, history repeated itself on a daily basis; mistakes were made over and over. People were haunted by what they had done, and by what they hadn't had time to do. - Jodi Picoult
I've found that busting your ass on a daily basis to make your art good, clear, and meaningful creates the most luck. - Don Roff
The basis of all animal rights should be the Golden Rule: we should treat them as we would wish them to treat us, were any other species in our dominant position - Christine Stevens
The cultivation of literary pursuits forms the basis of all sciences, and in their perfection consist the reputation and prosperity of kingdoms. - Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo
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
At the end of your lives you will not be judged by academic successes, the degrees or diplomas earned, the positions held, the material wealth acquired, or power and prestige, but rather on the basis of what you have become as persons and what you are in conduct and character. - Howard W. Hunter
It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day to day basis. - Margaret Bonnano
I used to think it utterly normal that I suffered from suicidal ideation on an almost daily basis. In other words, for as long as I can remember, the thought of ending my life came to me frequently and obsessively. - Stephen Fry
Life is for intense love; yearning for love is the basis of an intense life. - Debasish Mridha
Nothingness is the basis of everything that exists today. It's the mother of creation & consciousness! - Vishwanath S J
If we want to see real change in our world, it begins with us all on an individual basis. - Dionna L. Hayden
Mechanics of Mind: I feel the greatest source of despair stems not from what we do on a daily basis, but the pace at which our mind thinks vis-a-vis our progression in real life that matters - the greater the gap the more the despair! - Ramana Pemmaraju
The gentleman does not promote people merely on the basis of their words, nor does he reject words merely because of the person who uttered them. - Confucius
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand. - Neil Armstrong
We are advised to meditate on things that are true, lovely, noble, gracious and bring good report. These should form the basis of our thought pattern. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
The family is the basis of society. As the family is, so is the society, and it is human beings who make a family-not the quantity of them, but the quality of them. - Ashley Montagu
Appreciate those who make efforts only to see you happy. They might have some limitations but that does not mean that the efforts they are making have no meanings. Dont judge them on the basis of their limitations. It really hurts... - Sharfaraz Ahmed
You've got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you're not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice. - Steven D. Woodhull
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle. - Albert Einstein
Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws - a thing which can never be demonstrated
My quest and passionate curiosity are the basis for my love for scientific adventure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Pegging your contentment to the overall state of the world rather than of your own life: the basis of morality, or a sort of madness? - Alain de Botton
God works on earth only through the prayers of believers and based on this basis, the destiny of this world is not in the hands of earthly kings and rulers but in the hands of prayer warriors. - Sunday Adelaja
We are all bounded with each other on the basis of our beliefs and values; when we question those values, we are certainly left alone, away from our families, friends and the dear one. And that is a cost benefit analysis we all make and we keep satisfying ourselves with the status quo of situations. - M.F. Moonzajer
Accurate knowledge is the basis of correct opinions; the want of it makes the opinions of most people of little value. - Charles Simmons
Truth is the basis of all healing. - Barbara Schmidt
You must wakeup in the morning thinking of things you could change in and about your life on a daily basis. - Sunday Adelaja
Your religious beliefs are your business. They are not and should not be the basis for law. If you use them as justification to discriminate against others, don’t be upset when others decide you’re an asshole."[] Jim C. Hines - Blog post of July 26, 2011
To say that 'prayer changes things' is not as close to the truth as saying, 'prayer changes me and then I change things.' God has established things so that prayer, on the basis of redemption, changes the way a person looks at things. - Oswald Chambers
The basis of all reasoning is the mind's awareness of itself. What we think, the external objects we perceive, are all like actors that come on and off stage. But our consciousness, the stage itself, is always present to us. - Trey Parker
Mainfest your fate on a daily basis though intention in the non-physical world and action in the physical world. - Russell Eric Dobda
The basis of a democratic state is liberty. - Aristotle
A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey. - Chaim Weizmann
The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of ours, but the ignominy, the humiliation we feel that we must be what we are without any choice in the matter, and that this humiliation is seen by everyone. - Milan Kundera
If we love someone deeply, be they friends, family or lovers, don’t treat the relationship like a playground game of back and forth or tit for tat. See it as a loving connection and let that be the basis of it all. - lauren klarfeld
If the people you talk to on a daily basis are not the ones living your life dealing with your daily obstacles, are not uplifting for your well being then why should you buy into their opinion? - Matthew Donnelly
Allowing a person or thing to leave your life, without further pain is the basis of humanity. Everything else is the reason (theology). - Shannon L. Alder
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.
Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural. - John Berger
We create intellectual property on a daily basis, but all of it is not worthy of attention - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala
It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day-to-day basis. - Margaret Bonnano
The Christian journey is truly an exciting endeavor be-cause we become eyewitnesses to the holy activity of a wonderful God in our lives on a daily basis. One of the great marvels of the faith is that we are transformed into testifiers of His strength and grace in the midst of major obstacles. - Malcolm Walls
Even a Menno sheltered from the world knows not to stick her tongue into the mouth of a boy who owns an Air Supply record. You might stick your tongue into the mouth of a boy who owned some Emerson, Lake and Palmer, but you would not date him on a regular basis, or openly. - Miriam Toews
PAIN, n. An uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that is being done to the body, or may be purely mental, caused by the good fortune of another. - Ambrose Bierce
The consensus seemed to be that if really large numbers of men were sent to storm the mountain, then enough might survive the rocks to take the citadel. This is essentially the basis of all military thinking. - Terry Pratchett
It is only on the basis of the probable and the apparent that men bereft of a sixth sense are able to sit in judgment over other men. - Petrus Borel
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 fundamental basis of this nation’s laws was given to Moses on the Mount…If we don’t have a proper fundamental moral background, we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does not believe in rights for anybody except the State. - Harry Truman
When you have no basis of argument, abuse the plaintiff. - Cicero
This is the basis, and I am not being tried for whether I am a Communist, I am being tried for fighting for the right of my people, who are still second-class citizens in this United States of America - Paul Robeson
I conceive a knowledge of books is the basis upon which other knowledge is to be built. - George Washington
Science fiction is the one literature that deals with today's reality - that provides a basis for discussion and understanding of the complex events of our time. It opens the doors for students - doors into all branches of knowledge. - Biggle
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation, and conversation must have a common basis, and between two people of widely different culture the only common basis possible is the lowest level. - Oscar Wilde
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