Quotation Explorer - 'Building'

A writer is never just looking out of a window or staring into space. They are building a universe to share with the world - Brenda Ashworth Barry
you don't have to worry about burning bridges, if you're building your own - Kerry E. Wagner
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. - Dan Millman Way of the Peaceful Warrior A Book That Changes Lives
We shouldn't live in a world where we live in constant terror. We need less dying and more living. We need less destroying and more building. We need less hate and more love. - Imania Margria
Building castles in the air is only wise if you build a ladder to reach them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
All this wondering was the weather vane on top of the building of unrest and of discontent - John Steinbeck
Competition and rivalry between the members of a group are the antithesis of the cooperation and team play needed in an effective management group. This is why team building is an empty abstraction for a group whose leader controls with power. - Thomas Gordon
We have to Build Bridges of Peace Instead of building Walls of Wars. - Widad Akreyi
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen
Earthquake means destruction; dictator means destruction! In the case of earthquake, you need a strong building; in the case of dictator, you need an educated rational mind, because an irrational ignorant mind always serves the dictator! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Engaging solely to validate your opinion takes away from the character building process. - Unarine Ramaru
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
Moving on sometimes is the best way to take all the bricks that life throws at you, and building a castle to chillax - Coleen Innis
Building a family is an entrepreneurial experience. No doubt about it. The family is the greatest and most important enterprise on earth. Lead yours with passion and joy! - Richie Norton
Novel writing is World Building & Word Weaving (Neil Postman's terms). - J.M. Varner
Building a family is an entrepreneurial experience. - Richie Norton
Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read. - Marilyn Jager Adams
Faith" will help put us together on the same direction. Faith is building a relationship with God where he is in control. It is about believing although we do not always see. Do we love God with all our heart, mind, and soul? Can we follow his voice? - Phil Mitchell
Start dream building. Bring your goals into the real world. Imagine yourself at your best. Transform yourself with dedication and work to achieve excellence. - Mark F. LaMoure
Turn your adversity into building blocks for the palace of your dreams. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Buying the right computer and getting it to work properly is no more complicated than building a nuclear reactor from wristwatch parts in a darkened room using only your teeth. - Dave Barry
I'm glad that life isn't like a Christmas song, because if my friends and I were building a snowman and it suddenly came alive when we put a hat on it, I'd probably freak and stab it to death with an icicle.
It became clear to her that all men, however respectable in appearance and however elevated their position in society, were utter weaklings in front of a beautiful woman. - The Yacoubian Building, p. 42 - Alaa Al Aswany
Building a trust to a friend or to anyone else is like sewing an elegant gown, once betrayed the string or needle breaks and you gonna need to replace them.The relationship will go on but it will never have the same treatment. - Bradley B. Dalina
Building bridges takes us further than building walls. - DaShanne Stokes
Technology is grey. More technology, less colors. We're building a world with colors only in poems. - Magdalena Ciocan
I believe that love is better than hate. And that there is more nobility in building a chicken coop than in destroying a cathedral. - Betty Greene
Authenticity is a continual process of building self-awareness, a journey through which we acknowledge both our strengths and our limitations, and come to identify a noble purpose. - Tom Hayes
It is said with truth that every building is constructed stone by stone, and the same may be said of knowledge, extracted and compiled by many learned men, each of whom builds upon the works of those who proceeded him. - George R.R. Martin
I violated the Noah rule: Predicting rain doesn't count; building arks does. - Warren Buffett
Music is the building block for things yet to come. - Imani Nettles
Why climb the corporate ladder when you can build an elevator in your own building? - Joshua E. Leyenhorst
Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual's cash flow and wealth. - Robert T. Kiyosaki
Talk like an ambassador (Eph 4:29-30). 1)Consider the person ("only what is helpful for building others up")2) Consider the problem ("according to their needs")3) Consider the process ("that it may benefit those who listen") - Timothy S. Lane
Our experiences are the building blocks of the future hewn out of the granite of the present. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
There is no separation between the gospel and culture, between how we live in society and how we live in our private lives, between the lordship of Jesus inside the four walls of a church building and outside that building. - Michael Brown
I pray for all of us, oppressor and friend,that together we may succeed in building a better worldthrough human understanding and love,and that in doing so we may reducethe pain and suffering of all sentient beings. - Dalai Lama XIV
When it comes to broken trust, women are the master masons, building barriers that not even love can breach. But mothers…they are the architects. - Jason Worthley
Until you start building your brand don't start searching for a bride - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Most people on the ledge of a tall building were not afraid they'd fall; they were afraid they'd jump. - Lauren Alego
Everyone suffers personal setbacks. If you're experiencing difficulty in your career or personal life, keep it in perspective - by persevering through your difficulties, you're building a stronger personality in you. Never give up!. - Auliq Ice
The internet can be many things, of course. Too often it's a cesspool of distraction, a place we indulge in the modern sport of snark and schandenfrende, building the case for our own bigotries, where we mock and thereby dismiss the suggering of others. - Strayed, Cheryl
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
Life itself is a rickety building - William Golding
LIGHTHOUSE, n. A tall building on the seashore in which the government maintains a lamp and the friend of a politician. - Ambrose Bierce
If we don't value the people who inspire us (and money is one mark of that) then what kind of culture are we building? - Sara Sheridan
The brand building process is a marathon that takes time with patience, persistence, consistence, and authenticity to deliver on your unique promise of value - Bernard Kelvin Clive
I know the answer! The answer lies within the heart of all mankind! The answer is twelve? I think I'm in the wrong building. - Charles M. Schulz
Wealth is not money. Wealth lies in men. This is where true power lies, the power we value. This is what has convinced us to direct all our resources to building the individual, and to using the wealth which God has provided us in the service of the nation. - Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan
Building a trust to a friend or to anyone else is like sewing a an elegant gown, once betrayed the string or needle breaks and gonna need to replace them.The relationship will go on but it will never have the same treatment. - Bradley B. Dalina
Small unexpected acts of kindness are the building blocks of greatness. Start your day with a smile and see where it takes you ... - Edwin Lionel Flynn
Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight. - Bill Gates
The foundation of all long-term success lies in building a Resilient and Growth oriented MINDSET. - Tony Dovale
It does not much matter that an individual loses two or three hundred pounds in buying a bad picture, but it is to be regretted that a nation should lose two or three hundred thousand in raising a ridiculous building. - John Ruskin
I'm not just building a foundation or a house with the bricks people throw at me. I'm building entire worlds. it's called writing. - Tracy Millosovich
The modern human has mastered the art of building toxic homes and cities. - Steven Magee
We make a home for ourselves, every time we work on something: actors, writers, singers, building these little nests in our gypsy souls, in place of the ones we so seldom seem to make in our own lives. And then suddenly it's over, and we have to start again. - Alan Brennert
Could it be that God is so intensely personal that He would burn down your world in hopes of building it back? - Matt Chandler
But it seems that I can tackle the most esoteric of recipes, the most elusive puff pastry, as long as I do not have to count the empty layers of loneliness building up inside. - Kim Sunée
He must trust, and he must have faith. And so he builds, because what is building, and rebuilding and rebuilding again, but an act of faith? - Dave Eggers
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war . . . - Aristophanes
I am not ashamed of my failures. It is only a foot-stones for building my success. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament. - Igor Stravinsky
Reputation is an invisible force that works for or against you based on the efforts you put to persevere building your character - Hiyamedia
When dreams become more important than reality, you give up travel, building, creating; you even forget how to repair the machines left behind by your ancestors. You just sit living and reliving other lives left behind in the thought records.-- Vina, "The Menagerie" ("The Cage"), Star Trek, 1966 - Gene Roddenberry
Sometimes consequences are building blocks fashioned of granite when successes are shaped of clay. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The power of thought is not a compelling force. It is a building force, and it is only when used in the latter sense that desirable results can be produced. - Christian D. Larson
When building a team do not look at people’s weaknesses, instead look at their strengths. - Sunday Adelaja
Truth is a fundamental principle that is needed for any form of building or construction. So also is honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
But you’re out of another world old kid You ought to live on top of the Woolworth Building in an apartment made of cutglass and cherry blossoms. - John Dos Passos
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. - Robertson Davies
The great successful men of the world have used their imaginations, they think ahead and create their mental picture, and then go to work materializing that picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that bit, but steadily building, steadily building. - Robert Collier
Blake's song isn't really a song for England alone," said Dym. "It's a song for every land. We're all building the unseen Jerusalem together. But the powers of darkness don't want to see a time when the earth shall be filled with the glory of the God as the waters cover the sea. - Constance Savery
Start dream building. See yourself at you best. Transform yourself with determination. - Mark LaMoure
Sometimes while you are so passionately busy building, there will be others as busy destroying. Do not stop. One day you will notice how high above you get, and how down below they end up - Sameh Elsayed
Love is fickle, building relationship is rare - Rushabh Patel
One of the secrets a nation can unlock to have material wealth is, having a leader who will take an uncompromising stand to establish truth and honesty as a rule of building the nation - Sunday Adelaja
...I've been told that this building is here waiting for me. It's been my Buckingham Palace, my White House, my Taj Mahal, so coming here today as a real member is - well, it's a big deal. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe. - Frank Zappa
The missionary is building the product and building the service because they love the customer, because they love the product, because they love the service. The mercenary is building the product or service so that they can flip the company and make money. - Jeff Bezos
Granted, not all uneducated women are prostitutes, and, not all prostitutes are uneducated. However, where building a family is employment, an uneducated woman's womb is her diploma. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The successful development of science requires a proper balance to be maintained between the method of building up from observations and the method of deducing by pure reasoning from speculative assumptions. - Paul A.M. Dirac
When we talk with our children about sexual abuse, we are not only taking a proactive step toward protecting them, we are building our relationship with them--grounded in honesty and trust. It's a win-win situation. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Character building begins in our infancy and continues until death. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Start dream building. Create your goals in the real world. Imagine yourself at your best. Transform yourself with inspiration and work to achieve excellence for success. - Mark F. LaMoure
The building of a perfect body crowned by a perfect brain, is at once the greatest earthly problem and grandest hope of the race.
Building a career or a company is about living a few years of your life like most people won't so that you can spend the rest of your life living at a level most people can't. - Jay Samit
Every success and every bit of progress, is a building block for your next step. - Auliq Ice
Consistency matters. You must learn that giving people a consistent high-quality product is of importance, like building trust across your brand. This build relational wealth - people want to know what they are about to step into and with whom. - Nicole Dominique Le Maire
What are we doing? Are we talking? Are we having fun? Are we building, destroying, remembering, or forgetting love? - Antonia Perdu
The truth is that as you are building your small business, still that small business needs to experience some form of increase and growth - Sunday Adelaja
Writing is just building a new world one character, one place, one maniac at a time. - Carla H. Krueger
The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid.
Character is the foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect. Just as no worthy building can be erected on a weak foundation, so no lasting reputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character.
You cannot cross large rivers without building bridges. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There are many countries but few nations. We are committed to building Nigeria into a most desirable nation to live - Fela Durotoye
Genes and education are fundamental building blocks with witch man develops personality and lifestyle in one way or other... - Monica Rus Carmen psychologyst
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. And however undramatic the pursuit of peace, that pursuit must go on.[Address before the United Nations, September 20 1963] - John F. Kennedy
Our thoughts are not roadblocks to our meditation, they are the divine expression of the universe and the building blocks of infinite possibilities available to us in every moment. - davidji
Reading is awesome and flexible and fits around chores and earning money and building the future and whatever else I’m doing that day. My attitude towards reading is entirely Epicurean—reading is pleasure and I pursue it purely because I like it. - Jo Walton
I’m building a castle of soundtracks. So that one day I’ll tell the ones I care for, I fought for my rights to dream and making them come true - sami abouzid
I "love" reading.It makes me feel like I am swallowing up Christ, Homer, Confucius, Newton, Franklin, Socrates, Caesar, and the whole world into one gigantic invincible Sir Moffat. Mine is creative reading. I read building empires in mind. I pray I won't read and read and forget to marry. - Moffat Machingura
When the president during the campaign said he was against nation building, I didn't realize he meant our nation. - Al Franken
I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen
You build a great network by first offering your services to others, and by so doing, winning their interest. This is the foundation of building trust and creating a platform for them to invest in you in a reciprocal manner, such that it becomes a win-win situation. - Oscar Bimpong
when you make mistakes,take your time to make corrections;that which helps in building up your INTELLIGIENCE but when you compromise in making corrections,you may end up being a FAILURE - faroun olamilekan ayomide
The Great Wall of Facebook:Having just visited the Great Wall of China, I'm thinking about the walls we build on FB. They are real. They keep people in and others out.Build your wall carefully by answering this question:What are you building your wall around? - Richie Norton
The result of mindful awareness is the development of our virtues, which are the basic positive building blocks of our life. - Janet Gallagher Nestor
If you're not reaching back to help anyone then you're not building a legacy. - Germany Kent
Entrepreneur, noun: someone who takes calculated risks to add value to wider society with the hope of making money and building wealth - M. James Airey
And may be between building and breaking we find our lives somewhere.Building dreams, each time, watching them break and then picking the broken pieces,building again with a new Hope more courage. ......And may be this effort is Life. - Wordions
This generation must spend less time waiting for manna from heaven, but spend more time in the fields building and producing. - Sunday Adelaja
I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, thus building a wall of separation between church and state. - Thomas Jefferson
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think interior decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen
But the strong base and building of my love is as the very centre of the earth, drawing all things to it. - William Shakespeare
Without a beginning I am pouring the whole of my existence into the building of endings, while the cross and the resurrection declare that God is incessantly building beginnings from the collapse of endings. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
They can stop a river by building a dam, but I will be damned if they can stop my river of blood flowing through my veins and heart. - Anthony Liccione
There is the happiness which comes from creative effort. The joy of dreaming, creating, building, whether in painting a picture, writing an epic, singing a song, composing a symphony, devising new invention, creating a vast industry. - Henry Miller
Until you have a purpose and clear direction of your life (business) you would only be building a fake brand - Bernard Kelvin Clive
If you don't have solid beliefs you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon. - Alfred A. Montapert
The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out. Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it. - Dee Hock
When your critics raise hell keep building your heaven. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Accept obstacles as a strength building exercise on the way to success. - Debasish Mridha
Falling in love can be likened to someone, falling from a high building. The possible result will be unconsciousness if not death. Take it that, anybody that falls in love is either unconscious or dead. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
I recommend happiness for you all,my wish for you, is you building wall of love,for love is thy father of happiness. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
focus your intention on what your building, not whats already fallen away. - Nikki Rowe
Productivity is about looking forward. Looking back too much, or trying to be too much of a perfectionist, can destroy that productivity. So keep going. Keep creating. Keep building. - Audrey Moralez
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