Quotation Explorer - 'Causes'

What you give meaning to is what causes your emotion. Before you react know why you are giving something so much energy or fear. When you begin to understand why you give things meaning you can begin to change how you react and why you do what you do. - Shannon L. Alder
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things. - William Shakespeare
Kindness causes us to learn, and to forget, many things.
Technology causes problems as well as solves problems. Nobody has figured out a way to ensure that, as of tomorrow, technology won't create problems. Technology simply means increased power, which is why we have the global problems we face today."(Interview, Sierra Magazine, May/June 2005) - Jared Diamond
If a friend starts behaving silly because you bother him so much, don't worry, you're not the first person, he has got a sting in his stomach, an hunger that causes an epidemic hatred. - Michael Bassey Johnson
that which deludes you to be unhappy can be overpowered by another delusion that causes greater unhappiness - Devdutt Pattanaik
We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results. - Henry Melvill
Things you might hear,Things you wanna believe,Things that aren't true,Things that people say,It's these THINGS that causes people to feel not wanted. - James Allen
Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Bloated software causes IT stress farts. - Kevin Focke
Don’t put all of your focus on dating. Typically, if you’re involved in outside activities and causes that you are passionate about, chances are that you’re meeting people with similar interests. - Auliq Ice
THE LIGHT THAT NOW REFLECTS FROM WITHIN YOU RADIATES PURITY AND HOLINESS, WHICH CAUSES US TO BECOME A LIGHT TO THE WORLD. - Garey Gordon
The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it. - Woody Allen
Humans are naturally social; civilization causes us to be antisocial."From my next book: The Five Forgotten Truths - Kirk D. Sinclair
To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one's self.... And to venture in the highest is precisely to be conscious of one's self. - Søren Kierkegaard
A demand on self to add value is a kind of pressure that causes increase - Sunday Adelaja
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it. - Woody Allen
People think that epilepsy is divine simply because they don't have any idea what causes epilepsy. But I believe that someday we will understand what causes epilepsy, and at that moment, we will cease to believe that it's divine. And so it is with everything in the universe - Hippocrates
Be an advocate for the people and causes important to you, using the most powerful tool only you have—your personal stories. - John Capecci and Timothy Cage
Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones. - anonymous
A grand and almost untrodden field of inquiry will be opened, on the causes and laws of variation, on correlation of growth, on the effects of use and disuse, on the direct actions of external conditions, and so forth. - Charles Darwin
Results fuel belief which causes us to take more action and get more results. - Todd Stocker
Always have there been great numbers of individuals who were very much eager to fight for good causes. Always there were these, but then there were even greater numbers of trendies who would then become wholly and completely misguided in the efforts. - Criss Jami
Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
The road that connects our thoughts to the ears of others is our tongue. What travel on this road is our word. Our action is the energy which transmits our emotions to the eyes of others and causes a great change in their minds - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Evil imaginations causes harm to others. Such things do not dwell in the mind of a righteous person. - Ellen J. Barrier
The habit of giving up when the present task is half finished and try something else is one of the chief causes of failure. - Christian D. Larson
We keep on being told that religion, whatever its imperfections, at least instills morality. On every side, there is conclusive evidence that the contrary is the case and that faith causes people to be more mean, more selfish, and perhaps above all, more stupid. - Christopher Hitchens
Things which are accidentally the causes either of hope or fear are called good or evil omens. - Baruch Spinoza
The point that I think myself to be so terribly clever is the precise point at which I am beginning to think myself to be god-like, which causes me to become God-less. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
But nothing in India is identifiable, the mere asking of a question causes it to disappear and merge into something else. - E.M. Forster
A shining star will never lose it's luster, because Christ causes it to shine! - Anita R. Sneed-Carter
If something happens that causes you Pain, remind yourself that you can’t get the Rainbow without a little Rain.-RVM - R.v.m.
One of the most deadly causes of destruction of divine destinies is when a leader is failing, but he or she does not know it. Ignorance about your role is a death plot against people's successes. - Israelmore Ayivor
I felt despair. Though it seems to me now there's two kinds of it: the sort that causes a person to surrender and then the sort I had which made me take risks and make plans. - Erica Eisdorfer
Hate is never an option for a truth seeker. It binds, stifles, constipates and causes the gears of philosophical progress to come to a grinding halt. From Fillossofee: Messages From a Grandfather - an ebook - Robert Gately
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties, and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul. - Joseph Addison
Imitation causes us to leave natural ways to enter into artificial ones; it therefore makes slaves.
Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well. - Eugene Ionesco
Love that causes you pain is better than hate that brings you pleasure. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Setting sail using different moral compasses causes a relationship to go in circles. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
...Every word an author writes causes ripples, like tossing a stone into a pond. And you don't know where they'll go, or who they'll touch, or when they might come back to you. I think everything you do is kind of like that, too. - Ellen Hopkins
The truth is like sunlight: It causes cancer. - J. Richard Singleton
The scientist seeks laws; the historian, causes; the artist, freedom. - Marty Rubin
If you meet a number of failures the causes of which are not known, look for something that is common for each failure and that is never present when there is a success. - Jon Stuart Mill
Love sparkles and shines out from those giving and receiving it. It can be seen and felt. Love causes flowers to bloom providing beauty. It causes hearts to bloom, providing the beauty that is instilled within me and you. - Janet G. Nestor
Not knowing about the ultimate purpose of our lives causes tremendous amounts of suffering. - Debasish Mridha
Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect. - Euripides
We can bring peace in the world, not by eliminating violence in the world, but by finding the causes of violence and by preventing those from infecting the society. - Debasish Mridha
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate. - Albert Schweitzer
Responding to the 'great good' within us causes us to be 'great people. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In not a single one of these little campaigns was I victorious. In other words, in each case, I personally failed, but I have lived to see the thesis upon which I was operating vindicated. And what I very often say is that I’ve lived to see my lost causes found. - Pauli Murray
I've dropped my pebble in the ocean, and hopefully; throughout the course of the day; millions of others will drop theirs in too. No single one of us knows which pebble causes the wave to crest, but each of us, quite rightly, believes that it might be ours; an act of faith. - Michael J. Fox
The best current evidence is that media are mere vehicles that deliver instruction but do not influence student achievement any more than the truck that delivers groceries causes change in our nutrition.
The strictest law often causes the most serious wrong. - Cicero
Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind. - John Tillotson
Artists and intellectuals are not he same animal. This causes a great deal of confusion. Our schools teach educate us intellectually but not artistically. We learn to deconstruct art, not construct it. - Julia Cameron
Silence is what causes most of humanity's problems - Lauren Kate
The main causes for divorceare marriages. - A.J. Beirens
All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems. - Shelley Winters
PTSD in its rawest form is a death sentence which causes many veterans and others to execute themselves in hope to be free. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
An insult bestowed on your interior and exterior personality; for causes beyond control, kills you innumerably, till the last breath. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Causes for attachment are created at the very time abhorrence occurs. Familiarity (acquaintance) up to a certain point will result in attachment and if it reaches ‘ridge point’ & goes past further, it will result in abhorrence. - Dada Bhagwan
I always tell my Western friends that it is best to keep your own tradition. Changing religion is not easy and sometimes causes confusion. You must value your tradition and honor your own religion. - Dalai Lama XIV
It is not what happens to us that causes our pain and suffering, it is our thinking pattern and perception of our experiences that create our reality and contribute to our well-being or suffering - Renee Cefalu
This is also the case with our disease-care system: it focuses on treating symptoms as if they were root causes, and as a result, it tends to choose interventions that completely ignore the true root causes and thus make it highly likely that symptoms will reappear. - T. Colin Campbell
be the rain that causes the rainbow this means, tell someone the hard truth to change their life for the better. - Mya Waechtler
Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace. - Todd Stocker
Even if we have bad feelings about our past and it causes a sense of alienation, it belongs to our history. Its benchmarks are stored in the granary of our mind and crucial evaluations for the future cannot be made without consulting the archive of our memory. ( Not without the past) - Erik Pevernagie
This imbalance causes resentments within the over-responsible and dependency with the irresponsible person and this dynamic becomes the destructive life-pattern not conducive to happy families. - David W. Earle
Negative thoughts are the causes of all depression and all stress.Be positive; never infect your mind with negative thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records. - William Arthur Ward
It pains me to have all this knowledge and no one to share it with, I’d have to say its number 3 on my list. Of what causes me the most pain. - James Jean-Pierre
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children. - Herodotus
If it causes you to sin your soul-just walk away - Charmaine J Forde
Unhappiness is complicated and has many different causes, but happiness is simple and has only one reason. - Debasish Mridha
He causes huge bodies like sun to proclaim His Majesty through His Names the All-Gracious, Great, reciting: ' O Glorious One, O Great One, O Mighty One', while tiny animate creatures like flies and fish proclaim His Mercy, reciting: 'O Gracious One, O Compassionate One, O Generous One - Said Nursî
The idea that Love Must Be Tough dictates that we be willing to set another person free- even if it causes us great pain to let go. When we do this, we maximize the chances that that loved one will not leave, because the cage door has been opened and self-respect has been affirmed. - James Dobson
I felt that I had done my duty. Nothing drove me now. I had run out of causes and was as close as I might ever be to peace. With all this behind me, I felt that if I had to die now, it was all right. I would not protest quite so loudly as I would have at any other time.
Staring at the blue sky causes insomnia to occur in the human. - Steven Magee
Not asking questions: Giving up on your dreams: Settling for less than you deserve causes you pain, a pain owned by the majority. Be among the few who are inquisitive, forge plans to chase their dreams and take intentional action to live the life aligned with their potential. - Tony Curl
I've accepted that I'm not going to die of natural causes, [but] getting killed 'cuz you're naturally a dick seems like natural causes to me. - Randy K. Milholland
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects. - Herman Melville
Wind is on fire" - beautiful words. What causes the fire, what enhances it, and what finally extinguishes it by itself or by bringing in rainclouds, gets identified with it. Do breath and life have the same relationship with each other! - R. N. Prasher
The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us. - Michel Foucault
Remember that fear causes to happen the very things it fears. That's why fear should be unknown to us. - Louis de Bernières
If you want to understand the causes of aggression, study police officers - Steven Magee
There are occasions and causes, why and wherefore in all things. - William Shakespeare
Poetry in the dark of the night you are my torch.Poetry makes you believe in the freedom in your own home.Poetry causes the increase of the human race.Poetry ennobles the spirit of man.Poetry is like a noble fragrance that caresses your soul.Poetry is the royal essence of beauty. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
He reflected deeply, until this feeling completely overwhelmed him and he reached a point where he recognized causes; for to recognize causes, it seemed to him, is to think, and through thought along feelings become knowledge and are not lost, but become real and being to mature. - Hermann Hesse
Tolerating a wrong attitude toward another person causes you to follow the spirit of the devil, no matter how saintly you are. - Oswald Chambers
Bias rules our minds and causes us to overlook the obvious. From 'Fillossofee: Messages From a Grandfather', by - Robert Gately
Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain. - Unknown
Speaker says psychology has commandeered "everything hard" and partitioned it from Scripture with the assumption that its causes are biological - Edward T. Welch
Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble. - John Barrymore
Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight. - Johnny Cash
In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love. - Masashi Kishimoto
P46- As long as the oppressed remain unaware of the causes of their condition, they fatalistically "accept" their exploitation. - Paulo Freire
One of the leading causes of obesity is the misbelief that, when it comes to juice, ‘100%’ means ‘sugar-free. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
[Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner belonged to] that small army of brave people who made it their duty, without thought of themselves or hope or expectation of reward, to strive for unpopular causes.[ on the death of noted freethinker and peace advocate Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner] - Chapman Cohen
If something happens that causes you Pain, remind yourself that you can’t get the Rainbow without a little Rain. - RVM
Our way of thinking causes us more pain than all our misfortunes. - Marty Rubin
Nature is full of infinite causes that have never occurred in experience. - Leonardo Da Vinci
Steady faith is stronger than destiny. Destiny is the result of causes, mostly accidental, and is therefore loosely woven. Confidence and good hope will overcome it easily. - Nisargadatta Maharaj
We who are like senseless children shrink from suffering, but love its causes. We hurt ourselves; our pain is self-inflicted! Why should others be the object of our anger? - Śāntideva
What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire. - Ovid
Life is sacred"? Who said so? God? Hey, if you read history, you realize that God is one of the leading causes of death! Has been for thousands of years! Hindus, Muslims, Jews, Christians; all taking turns killing each other because God told 'em it was a good idea. - George Carlin
The imagination simplifies our endless desires and causes us to fantasize that they can be fulfilled. - David Brooks
...a third [of three] had died in his bunk of natural causes--for a dagger in the heart quite naturally ends one's life. - R.A. Salvatore
It is no consolation to reflect that every cause itself is an effect, making the search for causes and reasons a fool’s errand. - Zia Haider Rahman
A circumstance is not easy to come by and when it does, there are causes behind it. Therefore I do those things which bring an end to all the causes. - Dada Bhagwan
Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics. - Fletcher Knebel
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If I could kick the person in the tail that causes me the most problems I could not sit down for a week. - Will Rogers
#Ola MusingsHer brow's penciled bowEyes tinged with kohl wowA mere passing shadow of hersCauses dust dry bloom wow!By nCr - NarayanChandraRauf
Lovers navigating with different moral compasses causes the relation ship to sail in circles. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
Humans are petty monsters by nature and big brutes by social causes. - Zoran Zeković
A great philosophy is not one that passes final judgments and establishes ultimate truth. It is one that causes uneasiness and starts commotion.
ABRIDGE, v.t. To shorten. When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for people to abridge their king, a decent respect for the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. --Oliver Cromwell - Ambrose Bierce
Anything that happens, happens. Anthing that, in happening, causes something else to happen, causes something else to happen. Anything that, in happening, causes itself to happen again, happens again. It doesn't necessarily do it in chronological order, though. - Douglas Adams
Everything is a drug. Family, art, causes, new shoes... We're all just tweaking our chem to avoid the void. - Joss Whedon
Ignorance’ (absence of Self-Knowledge) creates vibrations (causes) and ‘Knowledge’ (Self-Knowledge) stops these vibrations. - Dada Bhagwan
By acquiescing in an act that causes such suffering to a living creature, who among us is not diminished? - Rachel Carson
Part of what psychedelics do is they decondition you from cultural values. This is what makes it such a political hot potato. Since all culture is a kind of con game, the most dangerous candy you can hand out is one which causes people to start questioning the rules of the game. - Terence McKenna
People are so worried about being accepted that it causes them to lose themselves and in turn, lose moments. - Dominic Riccitello
Wounded parents often unintentionally inflict pain and suffering on their children and these childhood wounds causes a laundry list of maladaptive behaviors commonly called codependency. These habits restrict people to love-limiting relationships causing much unhappiness and distress. - David W. Earle
To seek "causes" of poverty in this way is to enter an intellectual dead end because poverty has no causes. Only prosperity has causes. - Jane Jacobs
The extreme parts of time extremely forms all causes to the purpose of his speed. - William Shakespeare
Asking someone to deny their own inner reality causes further rupture. - Elaine Margolin
fear in sooth holds so in check all mortals, because they see many operations go on in earth and heaven, the causes of which they can in no way understand, believing them therefore to be done by power divine. - Titus Lucretius Carus
Try to look at causes and solve problems. Do not concentrate on military solutions. Do not seek military solutions. Terrorism is a political problem. Seek political solutions. Diplomacy works. - Eqbal Ahmed
Pride, willfulness, and rebellion against what is written are the causes of the Bible being hard to understand. The hard part, then, is not understanding with the mind, but being willing to obey what he does not want to obey. If a person could not understand the truth, he could not reject it. - Finis Jennings Dake
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire. - Aristotle
If something you did causes failure, shouldn't the exact opposite of what you did bring success? - Jessica Brody
What a paradox it is, the sane causes more problems than the insane! It is! The real problems of the world do not come from the insane but, the sane! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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