Quotation Explorer - 'Built'

A Ship in Harbor Is Safe, But that Is Not What Ships Are Built For-John A. Shedd - John Shedd
A fortress built long ago,Walls made timeless by historic glory.The small girl in the boat slows,To listen to its story. - Rachel Lewis
Selection is the very keel on which our mental ship is built. And in this case of memory its utility is obvious.If we remembered everything, we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing. - James Williams
You were built for this moment. - Kierra C.T. Banks
Hope is like air if not built on a fertile ground. A ground that requires attention and nurturing. You cannot stop working on that ground even if the hope is sprouting higher into the sky. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Honoring your word is the fiber from which trust is built. - David W. Earle
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles...respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law...or, in a word justice. - Max Nordau
Every war, no matter how brutal, is built on the premise that one day, when all is said and done, the ends will justify the means. But over and over again we learn that in real life, there is no ends. There’s just the means. All there is is means. - Raphael Bob-Waksberg
People will watch you build a house, but won't pass you a brick. And once your home is built, they want to come inside for dinner. - Andrea L'Artiste
Build your life in self-controlpurity, moderation in food and drink, and obedience to the will Divine. and you will have built well !!!! - Tanu Reshma B Singh
When a man attempts to build something in the physical realm that has not been built in the spiritual one, he will most certainly fail. - Sunday Adelaja
Successful companies are built by investing large amount of money and hundreds of litres of sweat. - Amit Kalantri
(...) My mind is like a racing engine, tearing itself to pieces because it is not connected up with the work for which it was built. - Arthur Conan Doyle
wonderful people are made, not born that the people I admired had achieved an unfakeable inner virtue, built slowly from specific moral and spiritual accomplishments. - David Brooks
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.
I have one of those real old American built cars. The kind that just PUNCHES through accidents.
God's will has to be done, in unifying people and companies to get that gas line built, so pray for that. - Sarah Palin
We bring to everything we read the expectations we have built up by a lifetime of reading. - Richard Marius
We were bullied, broken, built up, bronzed and polished. We grew dull, dusty, doubtful, dark, and forgetful.Yet we still know that we can love deeply. - Antonia Perdu
Every bet of evolution in history came with its built in bet of madness. - Sameh Elsayed
Discipline is a bridge built through everyday action. - J.R. Rim
Without a doubt the greatest injury of all was done by basing morals on myth. For, sooner or later, myth is recognized for what it is, and disappears. Then morality loses the foundation on which it has been built.
I think all great innovations are built on rejections. - Louise Nevelson
When God calls you to build 100 castles on earth and you built 98, take the 99th as if it's the begining of your work and work hard to finish the race with all excellence. Go the extra mile! - Israelmore Ayivor
A relationship has to be nourished with passion, and built upon the foundation of trust, to be one that last a lifetime. - Ellen J. Barrier
If you weren't built for this life, you'd be dead by now. i think the problem is people don't share enough of their pain with the world, so they never know who else is in pain, too, and what others are going through. we're never really alone in anything. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Up past the old lime kiln built into the side of a hill we take a hard right at a clearing lined by brittle apple trees still willing to bear fruit.I snap sticks beneath my feetand steal pictures of the view while you reach for something sweet, as much as it bowsto you. - Kristen Henderson
Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develop itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a living thing. - John Stuart Mill
A science fiction story is a story built around human beings, with a human problem and a human solution, which would not have happened at all without its scientific content. - Theodore Sturgeon
Ambition built n the pain of others has no nobility or substance - rassool jibraeel snyman
Life should be built on the conservation of energy. - Herbert M. Shelton
The perfection preached in the Gospels never yet built up an empire. Every man of action has a strong dose of egotism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be forgiven him, indeed, they will be regarded as high qualities, if he can make of them the means to achieve great ends. - Charles de Gaulle
A nation that is built on war will forever have conflict. - Victor Dunsin
It's hypocritical to expect a job based on a curriculum built out of companies that for whatever reason rejected you. - Daniel Marques
We are built to desire free will and to choose our own destiny. It's not about being right or wrong; it's about the celebration of life, your free will. The human spirit must constantly be fed. It is what makes us survive. - DeiAmor Verus
They swore by concrete. They built for eternity. - Günter Grass
Wars begin in the minds of man, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.
i do not know how to live tepidly.i was never built to fit in.i live by my souland my soul is insane. - Ava
An atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said.An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
In a flash I saw the truth; that my love for this spot is built up of numberless trivialities, of small memories all incommunicable, or ridiculous when communicated... - Quiller -Couch, Arthur Thomas
She lit fire to the bridges and forts she built all these years, and she walked into it smiling and tears rolling down her cheeks. - Akshay Vasu
Life is like one big blueprint, if you don't make plans then your future will not be built - Rea Hayman
Taj Mahal was built as a team; without a team, it was a far dream. - Vinita Kinra
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a new heaven first found the power thereto in his own hell. - Friedrich Nietzsche
True love is built on free will and free choice, not control and manipulation. - Ken Poirot
Houses are built brick-by-brick. HOMEs are built word-by-word. Houses don't build themselves. So YOU must build your home - Fela Durotoye
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you. - Amelia Earhart
A man who has built a world empire with only ideas and with love, not with swords and with archers, is the greatest amongst all the men! - Mehmet Murat ildan
America is a post-Christian nation only in the sense that we have built a tenement on the foundation of a palace. - Ron Brackin
You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more. - Oprah Winfrey
Remember, the village idiot was the spiritual man who built the ark and saved his family. Keep being you and never give up marching to the beat of your own drum! - Shannon L. Alder
A marriage that isn't built around the Cross will be devoid of grace, mercy, and humility that come when both husband and wife recognize their need for a savior. - John R.W. Stott
A carpenter is hired- a roof repaired, a porch built. Everything that can be fixed. June, July, August. Everyday we hear their laughter. I think of the painting by van Gogh, the man in the chair. Everything wrong, and nowhere to go. His hands over his eyes. - Mary Oliver
Being different will always threaten the institution of understanding of a closed mind. However, evolution is built on difference, changing and the concept of thinking outside the box. Live to be your own unique brand, without apology. - Shannon L. Alder
Love for one another is built on the actions we take. Words that are said, are used for short comfort; but little do we know lies can be hidden in the riddle. Tread carefully through the puddle of roses for there, thorns await. - Ochir Napoleoni
If you don't synthesize knowledge, scientific journals become spare-parts catalogues for machines that are never built. - Arthur R. Marshall
That is the key to history. Terrific energy is expended - civilizations are built up - excellent institutions devised; but each time something goes wrong. Some fatal flaw always brings the selfish and the cruel people to the top and it all slides back into misery and ruin. - C.S. Lewis
Man's drive for self expression, which over centuries built his monuments, does not stay within set bounds; the creations, which yesterday were the detested and obscene, become the classics of today.
mess is the material from which life and creativity are built - Ralph D. Stacey
When they realized they were in the desert, they built a religion to worship thirstiness. - Zach Weiner
The character to follow thru on commitments made to others is built by following thru on commitments made to self. - Orrin Woodward
The altar must be built in one place so that the fire may come down in another place. - Charles Williams
My work reflects a relationship to the built world that shifts between control and randomness, strangeness and beauty, comfort and fear. - David D. Allee
Nothing is built on stone; All is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone. - Jorge Luis Borges
I would rather live a life alone, than live a life built on lies, deceit and manipulation". - Linda Simpson
The argument is made that naming God is never really naming God but only naming our understanding of God. To take our ideas of the divine and hold them as if they correspond to the reality of God is thus to construct a conceptual idol built from the materials of our mind. - Peter Rollins
She built her character with the adversity she had faced, so she could live the best of her life for the rest of life. - Nikki Rowe
Nothing is final in history. It always moves on. Peace must be built again and again. - Thorbjørn Jagland
An exceptional future can only be built on the transformation of the mess I’ve made out of my past, not the elimination of that mess. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The crimes of children reproduce themselves, closing their victims in cages built of nightmares. - Miri Yū
Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic. - Unknown
Home is where I built my life.- Henry Morbower - Lauren Oliver
The moment we find the reason behind an emotion...the wall we have built is breached, and the positive memories it has kept from us return too. That's why it pays to ask those painful questions. The answers can set you free. - Gloria Steinem
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are built for. - John A. Shedd
Books are lasting longer than (built) architecture. Most of my important projects may never be built, so buildings are important, artifacts are important, but so are books - Peter Eisenmann
Reality is symbolic. We build it using only the 26 symbols of the alphabet alongside images that speak to us on a linguistic level built from the 26 symbols of the alphabet. - Dean Cavanagh
It is preposterous to think that we are peaceful when every day we spend more money to built killing machine than to educate our children. - Debasish Mridha
A garden, you know, is a very usual refuge of a disappointed politician. Accordingly, I have purchased a few acres about nine miles from town, have built a house, and am cultivating a garden. - Alexander Hamilton
Reputation is made in a moment; Character is built over a lifetime. - Elizabeth George
Now I know I'm not broken,For the stars within my soul,Have just built constellations,To keep me feeling whole. - Kyra Jackson
To be a success, you have to break down your wall of fear that you built around you to protect yourself and come out of your mental limitations. - Debasish Mridha
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
We are built with a passion in our heart for the things we are meant to do. - Lights Poxlietner
Peace is the opposite of dreaming. It’s built slowly and surely through brutal compromises and tiny victories that you don’t even see. It’s a messy business, bringing peace into the world. - Bono
Life is a predestined culmination built upon ones own decisions. - Saim Cheeda
Some women are built by the fire. Yet, there are some that are the FIRE! - Shannon L. Alder
Humans are intelligent and resourceful. If we've been around a million or more years, why are we so disinclined to believe that we could have built cities 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 or even more years ago? - Christina Engela
There is no house until it's built. - Marty Rubin
It is not what they built. It is what they knocked down.It is not the houses. It is the spaces between the houses.It is not the streets that exist. It is the streets that no longer exist. - James Fenton
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had. - Sir Francis Bacon
The individual's whole experience is built upon the plan of his language.
I thought about how wonderfully strange it would be to live in a place where almost everything had been built by the dead.
Peace can be fragile and peace can be ugly and peace can be wrong. Peace built on lies is no peace at all. - Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
I believe that architecture is a pragmatic art. To become art it must be built on a foundation of necessity. - I. M. Pei
One of the greatest responsibilities of an organization’s leadership is to communicate with unwavering clarity the values on which the organization has been built. - Vern Dosch
He built a fort around, making it impossible for anyone to go near him. And he sat near the window watching her dance in the rain, with someone else. - Akshay Vasu
...landscape is a work of the mind. Its scenery is built up as much from strata of memory as from layers of rock. - simon schma
A roof of harmony can only be built on top of pillars of tolerance. - Shilpa Menon
A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for. - Grace Murray Hopper
An elephant is a mouse, built to government specifications.
A fig for those by law protected!Liberty's a glorious feast!Courts for cowards were erected,Churches built to please the priest! - Robert Burns
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. - Edward Rickenbacker
Every kindness we have done is a monument built in our name in the heart of God! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Being an entrepreneur cannot be defined by your successes until it has been built by your failures. - Cody McLain
You are the author of your success, daily writing a new page to the book of your life. Be inspired. Believe in yourself. Practice at becoming an excellent person at what you want. Rome wasn't built in a day, so have patience, as you build your life with success and boldness. - Mark F. LaMoure
Libraries, museums, universities, everything we designed and built over six thousand years. Cities are more than the sum of their infrastructure. They transcend brick and mortar, concrete and steel. They're the vessels into which human knowledge is poured. - Rick Yancey
...the kind of weather that reminds you after a long winter that while the world wasn't built for humans, we were built for the world. t - John Green
Be cohesive in your dealings. Trust built on and from mutual support, facilitating communication and encouraging coordination can be rewarding. - Ogwo David Emenike
Fear is to begin with the end in mind. There is no end. Life is eternal. Live life knowing that the end was your past, and the future is only full of beautiful beginnings through an eternity built around God’s love. - Shannon L. Alder
Selection is the very keel on which our mental ship is built. And in this case of memory its utility is obvious. If we remembered everything, we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing. - William James
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward. - Henry Ford
Every divine promise is built upon four pillars; God's justice or holiness, which will not suffer Him to deceive; His grace or goodness, which will not suffer Him to forget; His truth, which will not suffer Him to change; and His power, which makes Him able to accomplish.
My parents and grandparents did not tolerate idle thoughts or behavior. If the action did not have a purpose or lead you in a positive direction, their feeling was why bother? This is how I was built. This is why I refuse to fail. - Carlos Wallace
Successful companies are built by investing lare amount of money and hundreds of litres of sweat. - Amit Kalantri
Great experiences are built on a foundation of bad experiences. - Tim Fargo
I built my home in the feeling of waking up at dawn in a new city, where every road is the right road because there is no ordinary. Everything is as profound as you make it. - Charlotte Eriksson
Hope is the foundation for which all successful goals are built upon. - Ellen J. Barrier
[T]he road to character is built by confronting your own weakness. - David Brooks
Freedom can be a state of mind, a path built independently, and with freedom comes responsibility. - Sheikha Hissa Hamdan Al Maktoum
Hope and Memory have one daughter and her name is Art, and she has built her dwelling far from the desperate field where men hang out their garments upon forked boughs to be banners of battle. O beloved daughter of Hope and Memory, be with me for a while. - W.B. Yeats
Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough. - Zig Ziglar
An exceptional future can only be built on the transformation of the mess I’ve made, not the elimination of it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Your driver is on the steer, driving you and you can feel free to doze in the car; this is trust built on competence. Competence is to ensure that your actions put people's hearts at ease when things are in your hands. - Israelmore Ayivor
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. - Henry David Thoreau
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. - Eleanor Roosevelt
A ship in a harbor is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.
Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt. - William Cowper
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction--faith in fiction is a damnable false hope. - Thomas A. Edison
And ruin'd love when it is built anew, Grows fairer than at first, more strong, far greater. - William Shakespeare
The concept of leadership is abused by people who think a person becomes a leader when he grows grey hair, put into a position and expected to function. Everyone has a leadership potential carried within in a specific area of his or purpose. Leadership is universal and built on trust. - Israelmore Ayivor
The equilibrium of power between God and Human is getting so close; God has built the planet in 6 days and today we can destroy it within half a day. - M.F. Moonzajer
Obedience is the virtue that determines whether a person is either a servant or a rebel. Life of integrity is built on obedience of God's statutes and nothing else. - Israelmore Ayivor
I am persuaded that normal human beings are biologically built for an activity that is aimed toward a goal and that idleness, or aimless work (like Auschwitz's Arbeit), gives rise to suffering and to atrophy. - Primo Levi
I will love you forever and that's my vow.I say we can live in the dreams we madeAnd since you built 'em, I know they'll never fade. - Jordan Rains
Authentic personal brands are built on the foundation of purpose - Bernard Kelvin Clive
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
There was once a house built out of memories and inside this house lived a woman called The Memory Snatcher. This woman was my Aunt Beydan. She was a sorceress and as a child I feared she would stalk me in my sleep and steal all my memories until I could no longer remember who I was. - Diriye Osman
We are all either conditioned by belief system or consciousness. Belief system is built through the world, consciousness is built from within. - Matthew Donnelly
It was built against the will of the immortal gods, and so it did not last for long. - Homer
No matter how troubled a character's history, romance novels tell us, love can be built upon it, and happily-ever-after can result. What's more, the darker the past, the brighter the future - and the better the read. - Sarah MacLean
Character is never built in a classroom; it is developed through the circumstances of life. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
There has never been a meaningful life built on easy street. - John Paul Warren
Character built out of restrictions and boundaries can be deceiving.Be aware! - Mehnaz Ansari
We are not built for mediocrity, but we build it into our lives nonetheless. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Wisdom isn't built on experience; it's built on reason... - Lionel Suggs
Anytime you're afraid to try something new...just remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the titanic. - David Drake
Haters are my favorite. I´ve built an empire with the bricks they´ve thrown at me. Keep on hating... - CM Punk
While one can love an irresponsible friend or a person with character flaws, alliances are built on respect, the responsibilities which arise out of that and knowing that together we can be stronger. - Gisela Hausmann "Naked Determination 41 Stories About Overcoming Fear"
The entire economy of the Western world is built on things that cause cancer. - From the 1985 movie "Bliss"
Anything built on doubt is rocky.Anything built on fear is shaky.Anything built on hate is unsteady.Anything built on wisdom is trustworthy.Anything built on faith is sturdy.Anything built on love is mighty. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Happiness does not come in large incomes or the most exotic home, it comes in small doses of a great self esteem which can be built upon the strengths of an individual. - Nicholas A. McGirr
God built lighthouses to see people through storms. Then he built storms to remind people to find lighthouses. - Shannon L. Alder
In the strange dreams of man, there are stories that are unknowingly being built by them. Mine are among the billions that remain untold. - Brandon Benevides
Cities get built out of poet's dreams. - Marty Rubin
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.
Darkness should never be an excuse to quit, for with God, darkness is the exact stuff that light was built for. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
For others do I wait... for higher ones, stronger ones, more triumphant ones, merrier ones, for such as are built squarely in body and soul: laughing lions must come. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Earth is our only citadel in the universe; but we have illogically built many more fortresses within this beautiful castle! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Why have we built warships to bring home peace? - Debasish Mridha
I want my relationship with my future boyfriend to be built on trust, not in alcohol , not in the appearance , and in jealous eyes - zwaantje nacion
The house you built can cave you in if you didn't do it right. - Unarine Ramaru
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
To last, a marriage and family must be built on love—love for God, and love for one another. - Elizabeth George
We are creatures built on a house of cards of language. - Stefan Molyneux
They were handsome, proper and normal family fathers who built the concentration camps and whipped the prisoners to death. And who was Nietzsche? A narcotized syphilitic. - Jens Bjørneboe
A poet is a blind optimist.The world is against him formany reasons. But thepoet persists. He believesthat he is on the right track,no matter what any of his fellow men say. In hiseternal search for truth, thepoet is alone.He tries to be timeless in a society built on time. - Jack Kerouac
I conceive a knowledge of books is the basis upon which other knowledge is to be built. - George Washington
If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
The Character built out of restrictions and boundaries can be deceiving. Be aware!! - Mehnaz Ansari
Walls get made, walls crumble, buildings get built, buildings collapse, memories get made, memories last. - Jill Telford
Noah got a word from God then built upon that word. Then when the storm came he stood on what he built according to the word of God! - Joe Joe Dawson
Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
A little fire of anger can burn everything that you have built over your lifetime. - Debasish Mridha
Ego destroys everything that love has built. - Pradeepa Pandiyan
It's an enormous wall that's built between you and your dreams. And if every day, you just chip away... It may take ten years, but eventually you just might see some light. - Edward Burns
Every successful start-up is built on four pillars. Team, Idea, Passion & Presentations - Aayush Jain
Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there. - Eric Hoffer
It is said that if Noah's ark had had to be built by a company; they would not have laid the keel yet; and it may be so. What is many men's business is nobody's business. The greatest things are accomplished by individual men. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Neurons are built to better remember the incompleted, the unfinished, the uninvited & the unwanted! - Vishwanath S J
We are a pluralist civilisation because we allow mosques to be built in our countries, and we are not going to stop simply because Christian missionaries are thrown into prison in Kabul. If we did so, we, too, would become Taliban. - Umberto Eco
Jungian psychology built upon a numinous sandcastle-of-gilded- abstractions, reflects modernity’s transcendental reinstatement of Theosophy into an archetypal, pseudo-scientific conflation of mysticism and shamanic-induced revelation. - Albert Thomas Bifarelli
There was something built into the human brain by natural selection which was once useful, and which now manifests itself as religion. - Richard Dawkins
My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made. - Andy Goldsworthy
Children are living beings - more living than grown-up people who have built shells of habit around themselves. Therefore it is absolutely necessary for their mental health and development that they should not have mere schools for their lessons, but a world whose guiding spirit is personal love. - Rabindranath Tagore
i know you will come back to me one day,the day I've built my kingdom, the day when all my dreams are changed.and it will be better that you go back to your home, i will be in progress and you will be just an expatriate. - Nabil TOUSSI
You don’t have to say everything to be a light. Sometimes a fire built on a hill will bring interested people to your campfire. - Shannon L. Alder
An elephant: A mouse built to government specifications.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new. - Steve Jobs
Those who mistrust their own abilities are being too wicked to themselves, discouraging themselves from doing what they should have been excelling in. If you are good at discouraging yourself, you can't be a good leader because leadership is built on inspiring others to face challenges. - Israelmore Ayivor
You can live with me in this house I've built out of writers blocks. - Pete Wentz
It is not the path that you have trouble finding. You knew your path since your first daydream. It's courage you're searching for - courage to trust yourself and stop searching for a travel partner who knows better than you where to go. And courage is only built in action. - Vironika Tugaleva
In the graveyard built on a garden. The death of Every flower added a little life to the heart of the corpses buried deep inside. - Akshay Vasu
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