Quotation Explorer - 'Center'

Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a different way to stand. - Oprah Winfrey
The great Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa said that to be an artist means never to avert your eyes. And that's the hardest thing, because we want to flinch. The artist must go into the white hot center of himself, and our impulse when we get there is to look away and avert our eyes. - Robert Olen Butler
There is an inmost center in us all, where truth abides in fullness;....and, to know, rather consists in opening out a way where the imprisoned splendor may escape, then in effecting entry for a light supposed to be without. - Robert Browning
You know that you won’t remain Centered all the time, and it is a normal part of human life to drift left or right of Center sometimes. - Sheila Burke
The center of my sins stuck behind a blocked door, circled by hollow deeds spread on my lifetime’s floor - Munia Khan
My beliefs are the center of my being. - Lailah Gifty Akita
if you really looking for peace then work at center not over the circumference. - Deshwal Sachin
The mind is the center of all attractions. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The greater a man's - or boy's - ignorance of the world, the more certain he is that he sits in the center of that world. - Avi
Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made. - Roger A. Caras
I always have the feeling we are merely fearfully trying to save room for God; I would rather speak of God at the center than at the limits, in strength rather than weakness, and thus in human life and goodness rather than in death and guilt. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
I don't wanna be the center of anything, just a part of something bigger. - Amber Run
It is theologically and anthropologically important for woman to be at the center of Christianity. Through Mary, and the other holy women, the feminine element stands at the heart of the Christian religion. - Pope Benedict XVI
Your mind is your belief hotspot -the center where the issues of life emanate from. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
A life live with God in the center of our being, overflows with joy. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The power of imagination is the center of all attractions. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must at that moment become the center of the universe. - Elie Wiesel
We know ourselves very little. We are not at the center of ourselves, but instead like the Earth in the Milky Way, and the Milky Way in the universe; far out on a distant edge, hearing a little of what is transpiring. - David Eaglemann
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand. - Oprah Winfrey
Tattooing, when understood in its entirety, must be seen as a religious act. The human being brings forth images from the center of the self and communicates them to the world. Fantasy is embodied in reality and the person is made whole. - Spider Webb
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere. - Voltaire
When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover they are not it. - Bernard Bailey
Is there a rehab center for Coke drinkers? I drink six to eight cans a day. - Carmen Electra
When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you. - Shannon L. Alder
When you suffer and lose, that does not mean you are being disobedient to God. In fact, it might mean you're right in the center of His will. The path of obedience is often marked by times of suffering and loss. - Charles R. Swindoll
Does something which exists on the edge have no true relevance to the stable center, or does it, by being on the edge, become a part of the edge and thus a part of the boundary, the definition which gives the whole its shape? - Lucy Grealy
True worship can only take place when we agree to God sitting not only on His throne in the center of the universe, but on the throne that stands in the center of our heart. - Robert Colman
Maturity is when your world opens up and you realize that you are not the center of it. - M.J. Croan
Universe is expanding to infinity without a center in space. How come humans claim a direction to their life? - Vishwanath S J
The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind. - Maya Angelou
The pure playfulness of certain wholly whimsical portions of (Charles) Cros’s work should not obscure the fact that at the center of some of his most beautiful poems a revolver is leveled straight at us. - André Breton
Our thoughts of literary renaissance should always center themselves on the removal of superstition, meanness, indignity and ignorance. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
At the center of a man's purpose rests the hunger for competition, war, chaos, and calmness. You take it away, there is nothing but a self-reflection of stagnation for him. - Lionel Suggs
You are the center of your universe, without you nothing is there. - Debasish Mridha
The real you suffocates under the layers of your learned identity. Uncover the layers so you can truly breathe again from the true center. Being aware of your infinite potential and access awakens the Master with the Master Key within. You have always been settled in oneness with All. - Franklin Gillette
Life is at the bottom of things and belief at the top, while the creative impulse, dwelling in the center, informs all. - Patti Smith
There’s plenty of room for strangeness, mystery, originality, wildness, etc. in poems that also invite the reader into the human and alive center about which the poem circles. - Thomas Lux
‎If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot…reading is the creative center of a writer’s life…you cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you. - Stephen King
It's a bizarre but wonderful feeling, to arrive dead center of a target you didn't even know you were aiming for. - Lois McMaster Bujold
The creative person basically has two kinds of jobs: One is the sexy, creative kind. Second is the kind that pays the bills. Sometimes the task in hand covers both bases, but not often. This tense duality will always play center stage. It will never be transcended. - Hugh Macleod
Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education. - Alice Waters
Just remain in the center; watching. And then forget that you are there. - Lao Tzu
You cannot explore the universe if you think that you are the center of it. - Joshua Suya Pelicano
It is not wise to think of people as either friends or enemies as if you were the center of the universe; many are not aware of your existance! - Salman Al Odah
At the center of each human heart is goodness, layered over with hurt, confusion, and mistaken ideas. Our task is to gently peel off layer after layer until the unfettered heart can shed its love upon the world. - Sue Patton Thoele
At the center of your beingyou have the answer;you know who you areand you know what you want. - Lao Tzu
The journey to the center of your soul doesn’t start in your heart. It begins in your brain, and taking it makes you among the bravest of the brave for it’s a place only the rare dare venture. - Toni Sorenson
Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find it again. - Anaïs Nin
Balance is only meaningful when we choose Love as the center of gravity! - Phil 'Philosofree' Cheney
Meditate, Clear, Calm, Center, Ground, Empty your mind, Stillness. Be receptive to a new approach. Believe in the possibilities of new opportunities. - Akiroq Brost
That last time you kissed me my heart slid past your teeth down into the center of your chest… trapping us both in a stainless cage. - Jennifer Elisabeth
Meditation, practiced individually and as a family, helps with a different type of peace. It is not a calm absent of noise and confusion but a calm that persists in the very center of the noise and the chaos. Ten minutes daily can transform your life. - Ann Brasco
Did you know that the center of a Protostar (the star in the middle of a nebula) is called a Nuclear Furnace? So you can call that the star's "heart." The heart of a star is a furnace. Not much unlike the human heart. - C. JoyBell C.
The only antidote to the unnerving effects of such incoherence is integrity. People and organizations with integrity are wholly themselves. No aspect of self stands different or apart. At their center is clarity, not conflict. When they go inside to find themselves, there is only one self there. - Margaret Wheatley
ACN is given a Part time opportunity to all to invest money in various products and generate money from it. This is a platform for generating money by the legal terms and a help center for the people. - Wealth Mentoring
Keep your focus on the things you can actually control. Choosing to center on anything else will either stop you in your tracks or significantly slow you down. - Sherene McHenry
With Epcot Center the Disney corporation has accomplished something I didn't think possible in today's world. They have created a land of make-believe that's worse than regular life. - P. J. O'Rourke
Oh! Death! You are the savior of life.You are the shelter of life.You are the destination of life.You are the beginning and the end of life.You are the center of the circle of life. - Debasish Mridha
I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center. - Kurt Vonnegut
Some people think that the world revolves around them but even the Sun is not the center of the Universe. - Halle Teart
In the very center of your being, life begins in silence and in joy. - Debasish Mridha
If you aren't any religion, how will you know if you should join the Y or the Jewish Community Center? - Judy Blume
What I think is that there is no perspective in grief, or in love. How can there be, when one person becomes the center of the universe - either because he has been lost or because he has been found? - Jodi Picoult
You hold an absence at your center, as if it were a life. - Richard Brostoff
We've sent a man to the moon, and that's 290,000 miles away. The center of the Earth is only 4,000 miles away. You could drive that in a week, but for some reason nobody's ever done it. - Andy Rooney
For any business decision, there are only two choices: action or inaction. The best option is to take action." - , consultants, iSixSigmaKaizen . In Quality Quotes, February 25, 2015, Knowledge Center, ASQ [ AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR QUALITY] - Ramesh Lohia and Jack T. Parker
We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move.We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness insidethat holds whatever we want.We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner spacethat makes it livable.We work with being, but non-being is what we use. - Lao Tzu
A thousand years ago, everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, they knew the Earth was flat. Fifteen minutes ago, you knew we humans were alone on it. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow. - Tommy Lee Jones
One day, I want enough money to be at the center of a corruption scandal. - Gil A. Waters
In the center of your being there is a fountain of music and that is your love. - Debasish Mridha
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love - Martin Luther King Jr.
Cynicism places the cynic at the center seat of judgement with the self appointed authority to criticize and condemn. - Jayce O'Neal
Love what you do and do what you love. Don't listen to anyone else who tells you not to do it. You do what you want, what you love. Imagination should be the center of your life. - Ray Bradbury
Dune was a world of paradox now—a world under siege, yet the center of power. To come under siege, he decided, was the inevitable fate of power. - Frank Herbert
I was a black center in the middle of all the nature. I was nothing, but I could do anything. - James Franco
For me, the short story is not a character sketch, a mouse trap, an epiphany, a slice of suburban life. It is the flowering of a symbol center. It is a poem grafted onto sturdier stock. - William H. Gass
There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting to hear its deceitful chatter. - Guy Debord
You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go. Don’t ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body. - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
It is an empty room, that afterwards, a soledad, and it sits there at the center of a person's life and waits to be filled. - Daisy Hernandez
I wish for you a more difficult life, somewhere in the complicated center, where the courage of your convictions blends with humility and respect for others. - Kenneth Patrick Ruscio
...but I guess it's better for people to shut up rather than rather than say something nasty. -ONE NIGHT @ THE CALL CENTER Chapter 1 page 22 - Chetan Bhagat
Mother is the center of the family; everyone else surrounds her. - Debasish Mridha
In the center of my being, I am floating with the waves of time in the ocean of light. - Debasish Mridha
Unless you are rich, and can con vales center in a sanatorium estate (where visitors came down a tiered, oceanside lawn to found you ato your easel) you have to keep going when you're depressed. That means phone calls, appointments errands, holidays, family, friends, and colleagues. - Virginia Heffernan
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