Quotation Explorer - 'Condition'

All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music. For while in all other kinds of art it is possible to distinguish the matter from the form, and the understanding can always make this distinction, yet it is the constant effort of art to obliterate it. - Walter Pater
That indolent but agreeable condition of doing nothing. - Pliny the Younger
Hope is necessary in every condition. - Samuel Johnson
Solitude is such a potential thing. We hear voices in solitude, we never hear in the hurry and turmoil of life; we receive counsels and comforts, we get under no other condition . . . - Amelia E. Barr
Oh, wearisome condition of humanity,Born under one law, to another bound;Vainly begot, and yet forbidden vanity,Created sick, commanded to be sound. - Fulke Greville
A smile is merely a symptom of the human condition called happiness. Animals are affected by that condition more often though the symptoms are not so obvious. - R.N. Prasher
We should pray when we are in a praying mood, for it would be sinful to neglect so fair an opportunity. We should pray when we are not in a proper mood, for it would be dangerous to remain in so unhealthy a condition. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Perfection itself is not the ultimate goalbut the ultimate condition of life. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
In less than a year, the Bush administration will strut out of office, leaving the country in roughly the same condition a toddler leaves a diaper. - Graydon Carter
Peace is the first condition of joy. - Marty Rubin
Walter Pater said that all the arts aspire to the condition of music, but I’ve always felt that music aspires to the condition of words. - John Ashbery
Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people. - Jawaharlal Nehru
Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all. - Isaac Asimov
The most important condition for progress is freedom of the mind. - Debasish Mridha
With the single exception of the American Revolution, the aftermath of all revolutions from 1789 on only worsened the human condition. - Arnold Beichman
Death? Why all this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition to life, not an evil. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
think of the condition of Europe for twenty years before, where people were fighting, not by thousands, but by millions; each one of whom as he struck his enemy wounded horribly some other innocent heart far away. - William Makepeace Thackeray
When you think of the condition the world is in now you sometimes wish that Noah had missed the boat. - Fulton J. Sheen
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another is essential to your own. - Robert Heinlein
Quotes are echos of voices transporting wisdom, humor, and love. Returning again to the human condition, fleeting once more as a dove. - Ryan Lilly
ACEPHALOUS, adj. In the surprising condition of the Crusader who absently pulled at his forelock some hours after a Saracen scimitar had, unconsciously to him, passed through his neck, as related by de Joinville. - Ambrose Bierce
Marriage, n.: The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
I recently cleared up my Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS). The condition is real, it has a sound foundation as to why it occurs in the human, and can be cleared up by taking the appropriate steps. - Steven Magee
To be independent of public opinion is the first formal condition of achieving anything great. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Whoever thou art that, not content with a moderate condition, imaginest happiness in royal magnificence, and dreamest that command or riches can feed the appetite of novelty with perpetual gratifications, survey the Pyramids, and confess thy folly! - Samuel Johnson
Life on this planet on its own is temporal. So tell me why you think your problems are permanent. No condition is permanent. - Israelmore Ayivor
The mint from your breath, the milk from your breast, the best of your mind, now in its worst state of condition. From the womb to the tomb, as a mild flower, you break your petals upon blossom, and seize death openly. Leaving your fragrance to spin and dance, one last time before being blown away. - Anthony Liccione
If someone is angry with you, it has a reason. To know just put yourself in the same condition and at the place of that one and talk the same arguments - Pawan Mehra
It's a basic truth of the human condition that everybody lies. The only variable is about what. The weird thing about telling someone they're dying is it tends to focus their priorities. You find out what matters to them. What they're willing to die for. What they're willing to lie for. - David Shore
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. - Malcolm X
Sometimes it takes a miracle to remind us that the only permanent condition is that of impermanence. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
I don't believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at. - Maya Angelou
Entropy is the normal state of consciousness - a condition that is neither useful nor enjoyable. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
To learn why a country or society is developed or poor, don’t study their financial condition but do a psychoanalysis of them. Most often, the development of a country or society depends on thoughts and ideas and not on their financial condition. - Debasish Mridha
Ache my bones, flame my muscles, tingle my nerves, but you will never taint my beautiful mind & I will overcome this condition with the belief that I already have. - CRPS AWARENESS - - Nikki Rowe
May you reach that level within, where you no longer allow your past or people with toxic intentions to negatively affect or condition you. - Lalah Delia
It is easy to find the problem. Knowing the difference between critique and criticism is the solution. Condition your rawhide for growth. (Either way). - JT Sanz
No one that ever lived has ever had enough power, prestige, or knowledge to overcome the basic condition of all life - you win some and you lose some.
Certainty is the most vivid condition of ignorance and the most necessarycondition for knowledge. - Kedar Joshi
The hardest period in life is one’s twenties. It’s a shame because you’re your most gorgeous, and you’re physically in peak condition. But it’s actually when you’re most insecure and full of self-doubt. When you don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s frightening. - Helen Mirren
The survival of my own ideas may not be as important as a condition I might create for others’ ideas to be realized. - Mel Chin
If human beings are the most intelligent creatures on earth, why is it that the other less intelligent creatures realise themselves in their group of spieces that they are the same despite the difference in colour or condition, while humam beings don't - Nathanael Kanyinga
Happiness is a state of mind, not the condition we find. - Debasish Mridha
Ignorance is not a capital crime. It is a correctable condition. - Laura Knight-Jadczyk
Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor. - Arnold Toynbee
The emergence of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity is where Autism was back in the 1970's and very few children had the condition. Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity must not be allowed to explode into the new epidemic that Autism has become. - Steven Magee
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born. - Dale Turner
MARRIAGE, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
The changes in the human condition are uncertain and frequent. Many, on whom fortune has bestowed her favours, may trace their family to a more unprosperous station; and many who are now in obscurity, may look back upon the affluence and exalted rank of their ancestors. - Alexander Hamilton
The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it. - Friedrich Nietzsche
To be successful, you need to do two things:1. Condition your hair,2. Do the same with your mind. - Manhardeep Singh Ahluwalia
When people query whether Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) is real or not, my answer is always: Sweden has recognized the condition for a decade and has approximately 300,000 EHS people. - Steven Magee
Providence has nothing good or high in store for one who does not resolutely aim at something high or good. A purpose is the eternal condition of success.
Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom. - Benjamin Cardozo
Ignorance is a necessary condition of human happiness, and it must be owned that in most cases we fulfill it well. We know almost nothing about ourselves; absolutely nothing about our neighbors. Ignorance constitutes our peace of mind; self- deception our felicity. - Anatole France
It is not what a man gets, But what a man is,That he should think of.He should first think of his character,And then of his condition.He that has character need have no fear of his condition.Character will draw condition after it. - H.W. Beecher (1813-1887)
When all your efforts are channeled through a common canal for progress, no condition can alter a single sentence of your success story! Dream it; Drive it; Be in focus! - Israelmore Ayivor
a man in earnest finds means, or if he cannot find he creates them. A vigorous purpose makes much out of little, breathes power into weak instruments, disarms difficulties, and even turns them into assistances. Every condition has means of progress, if we have spirit enough to use them. - William Ellery Channing
Compassion constitutes a radical form of criticism, for it announces that the hurt is to be taken seriously, that the hurt is not to be accepted as normal and natural but is an abnormal and unacceptable condition for humanness. - Walter Brueggemann
OBLIVION, n. The state or condition in which the wicked cease from struggling and the dreary are at rest. Fame's eternal dumping ground. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock. - Ambrose Bierce
Romanticism is man's revolt against reason, as well as against the condition under which nature has compelled him to live. - Ludwig von Mises
Misogyny… is not a true part of the human condition. It is life out of balance and that imbalance is sucking something out of the soul of every man and woman who is confronted with it. - Joss Whedon
A man or a woman can inspire such deep fantasy and emotion that through the lovemaking embrace of a partners body we make break through the limits of the human condition to touch upon another level of reality. - Thomas Moore
Freedom is essentially a condition of inequality, not equality. It recognizes as a fact of nature the structural differences inherent in man -in temperament, character, and capacity - and it respects those differences. We are not alike and no law can make us so. - Frank Chodorov
Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God's wise and fatherly disposal in every condition. - Jeremiah Burroughs
The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
We can gradually grow into any condition we desire, provided we first make ourselves in habitual mental attitude the person who corresponds to those conditions.
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies. - Alexander Pope
I maybe on the floor, depress, disappointed, but am not yet down, i still have to fight. Its not about my condition but its about my position. - iyke Rene
Many people over forty have at least one health condition that affects their ability to work a forty hour work week effectively. Human Resources (HR), doctors and governments have known this fact for decades. - Steven Magee
The moment of writing is not an escape...it is only an insistence, through the imagination, upon human ecstasy, and a reminder that such ecstasy remains as much a birthright in this world as misery remains a condition of it. - Larry Levis
It is my belief that the basic knowledge that we're providing to the world will have a profound impact on the human condition and the treatments for disease and our view of our place on the biological continuum. - J. Craig Venter
The condition upon which God has given liberty to man is eternal vigilance.
When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along. - Carl Sandburg
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love the greater the jealousy. - Robert Heinlein
There is no perfect condition so now is the perfect time and today is the perfect day to take action. - Debasish Mridha
Dreams alone with no acts toward achieving them are useless: no dreams at all is a condition of the pathetic. - Jonas Samuelle
A sacrifice to be real must cost, must hurt, and must empty ourselves. Give yourself fully to God. He will use you to accomplish great things on the condition that you believe much more in his love than in your weakness. - Mother Teresa
Find the joy and peace in and around you. It is a choice not a condition or destination. - Debasish Mridha
When efforts that are wisely executed, the situation and condition don't affect the performance. - Ashish Patel
By freeze-framing the image of our lifestyle, by stopping our mental clock at times and letting time flow, 'psychological' time can replace 'chronological' time and our human condition can be called into question. This opens the door to a new challenge and a new future. ( "Svp "Arrêt sur image" ) - Erik Pevernagie
The greatest thing you will ever give to the world is your committment to leave what you find in better condition than the way you found it. Leave a single light in a place where there was once darkness so those coming behind you may see further and begin where you left. - Tonny K. Brown
Crime is an attitude learnt overtime and can be as a result of condition of place one has found himself. Crime can be graded, so it's possible environment can affect high class rich and low class poor. Therefore criminal justice system is supposed to be graded as to achieve equity in result. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
Your theology won't always work toward your obedience, because your use of theology is dictated by the condition of your heart. If your heart is not submitting to the plan of God, you will actually use your theology to justify things that should not be justified. - Paul David Tripp
Whether the Bible is Law or Gospel depends on the spiritual condition of the one hearing it. If someone is regenerate and loves God, then the whole Bible is Gospel to him. If someone is unregenerate and hates God, the whole Bible is Law to him, the whole thing condemns him. - Douglas Wilson
Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune, nor too sorrowful in misfortune. - Socrates
I am very poor - for a know nothing, understand nothing. It is not a calamitous condition until it is realized. - Rafael Sabatini
True gentleness is founded on a sense of what we owe to him who made us and to the common nature which we all share. It arises from reflection on our own failings and wants, and from just views of the condition and duty of man. It is native feeling heightened and improved by principle. - Hugh Blair
No code of ethics and no effort are justifiable a priori in the face of the cruel mathematics that command our condition. - Albert Camus
When freedom prevails, the ingenuity and inventiveness of people creates incredible wealth. This is the source of the natural improvement of the human condition. - Brian S. Wesbury
In an age of rampant chronic disease, reconnecting with the Earth's energy beneath our very feet may provide a way back to better health and keeping our bodies in top condition throughout our lives. - Jed Diamond
Freedom is essentially a condition of inequality, not equality. It recognizes as a fact of nature the structural differences inherent in man in temperament, character, and capacity and it respects those differences. We are not alike and no law can make us so. - Frank Chodorov
If you cannot change your condition, change your perception. - Debasish Mridha
Do not get depressed because of your condition; think and act courageously to change your situation. - Debasish Mridha
Happiness is an awareness, perception, feeling, and imagination. Happiness is a state of mind not a condition. - Debasish Mridha
What God says to His Church at any given period depends altogether upon her moral and spiritual condition and upon the spiritual need of the hour. - A.W. Tozer
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd. - Voltaire
Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst. - Lin Yutang
Desires are only the lack of something: and those who have the greatest desires are in a worse condition than those who have none, or very slight ones. - Plato
Thinking beyond the human condition often transcends us from it. - Gary Hopkins
Such then is the human condition, that to wish greatness for one's country is to wish harm to one's neighbors. - Voltaire
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. - Marilyn Vos Savant
The direction of time's arrow, is the breaking of the symmetry, of the potential, of the boundary condition. - R.A.Delmonico
Depression isn't a condition, it's a state of mind. - Gabriella Jording
It is this outer reach of existential abnegation the moment where subjective identity deserts itself and becomes enslaved without consciousness of its subjugated condition that Mirbeau consistently sought to decry with horror. - Emily Apter
A good friend loves you when the condition is better, a best friend holds your hand when you're in gutter. - Debasish Mridha
The condition you're in at this moment is the product of your previous thoughts, to change your condition, change your thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
Peace is an inner perception not an outer condition. - Debasish Mridha
Happiness is simply a temporary condition that proceeds unhappiness. Fortunately for us, it works the other way around as well. But it's all a part of the carnival, isn't it? - Federico Fellini
True freedom is a mental condition that no one can take or give to you. - Debasish Mridha
CONSUL, n. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure and office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country. - Ambrose Bierce
JUSTICE, n. A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition the State sells to the citizen as a reward for his allegiance, taxes and personal service. - Ambrose Bierce
I was attracted to science fiction because it was so wide open. I was able to do anything and there were no walls to hem you in and there was no human condition that you were stopped from examining. - Octavia E. Butler
He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool. - Albert Camus
Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because life is sweet and they are growing. - Aristotle
The secret is to create the condition for change, a process that sometimes takes decades, and then use certain men as pivot points, a fulcrum to move history. - Robert Ferrigno
It is not the place, nor the condition, but the mind alone that can make anyone happy or miserable.
One should always maintain a safe distance from the people who like a person’s online post but refrain to do so the same for the same post on others social media account UNDER IDENTICAL CONDITION. - Anuj Somany
Isn't it ironic that when you accept sadness is an inevitability of the human condition you feel happier? - RyLee Harrison
It is the duty of every generation of writers and artists to find fresh ways of expressing the habitual circumstances of the human condition. To serve up the lukewarm remains of yesterdays dinner is easy, profitable and popular, (for a while). It is also wrong. - Jeanette Winterson
Liberty is only possible on the condition of regularity. We cannot be free and play the game of life without abiding to the rules, but the rules have to be adapted constantly in line with our experiences and the events we encounter. ( If he doesn't play ball ) - Erik Pevernagie
Writing is a lifelong disease. Once contracted, the only prescription is to write constantly in whatever form to express your condition, in whatever construction to carry your words beyond you. - J.R. Tompkins
He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool. - Albert Camus
My creed on the subject of slavery is short. Slavery per se is not sin. It is a social condition ordained from the beginning of the world for the wisest purposes, benevolent and disciplinary, by Divine Wisdom. - Samuel Morse
Only Love That Stands Tall In All Condition Is The Unconditional One. - Shekhar Mishra
Personal relationship with God is the main condition for quality in life. - Sunday Adelaja
It was possible that he was making some progress in his mental health condition by seeing me. - Holly Goldberg Sloan
Before we can change our condition, we have to change our thoughts. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
There are so many things we can have in this world, but only 10 percent of it changes the condition of someone's heart. - Shannon L. Alder
The fundamental condition of childhood is powerlessness. - Jane Smiley
Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing and smiling at them. - Samuel Pepys
He will use you to accomplish great things on the condition that you believe much more in His love than in your weakness. - Mother Teresa
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults. - Thomas Szasz
There is no condition of life in which we cannot abide in Jesus. We have to learn to abide in Him wherever we are placed. Our Brilliant Heritage, 946 R - Oswald Chambers
In the modern world the intelligence of public opinion is the one indispensable condition for social progress. - Charles W. Eliot
All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptable. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted. - Frank Herbert
To begin to know ourselves we must have sincere conversations with ourselves as if with a good friend. We must answer without reserve, listen without judgement, and accept without condition. That is self-love. - Kamand Kojouri
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence. - Sholem Asch
The prophet is always at the mercy of events; nevertheless, I venture to conclude this book with the forecast that at least half the illnesses of mankindwill disappear once our food supplies are raised from fertile soil and consumed in a fresh condition. - Albert Howard
Real strength is not just a condition of one's muscle, but a tenderness in one's spirit. - McCallister Dodds
Your money is just a condition to get my business, your professionalism is the price. - Amit Kalantri
Julian is bluff and sturdy, royal; he possesses a gracefully muscular, equine beauty so natural it suggests that beauty itself is a fundamental human condition and not a mutation in the general design. - Michael Cunningham
Morality consists in this for each individual: to attempt each time to extend its region of clear expression, to try to augment its amplitude, so as to produce a free act that expresses the most possible in one given condition or another. -- , The Fold: Leibniz and the Baroque, 73 - Gilles Deleuze
Life in society requires consensus as an indispensable condition. But consensus, to be productive, requires that each individual contribute independently out of of his experience and insight. - Solomon E. Asch
It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man; that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal. - Benjamin Disraeli
The first condition of immortality is death. - Stanislaw J. Lec
P46- As long as the oppressed remain unaware of the causes of their condition, they fatalistically "accept" their exploitation. - Paulo Freire
If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, either we have to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are, or we've got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don't want to do it. - Stephen Colbert
Everyone has a button for sadness and a button for happiness, your condition depends on which one you push the most. - Debasish Mridha
True kindness is an anchor that drops deep into the heart and you feel it while it’s dropping. Meanwhile, untrue kindness is merely a condition of the face. - C. JoyBell C.
The human condition is such that we can only stomach so much imagination. We need for things to be labeled either fiction or nonfiction. There is no section in between. - J.W. Lord
All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first condition of progress is the removal of censorships. - George Bernard Shaw
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal. - Norman Vincent Peale
A new vision of development is emerging. Development is becoming a people-centered process, whose ultimate goal must be the improvement of the human condition.
The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience. - Dalai Lama XIV
According to the concept of transformational evolution, first clearly articulated by , evolution consists of the gradual transformation of organisms from one condition of existence to another. Ernst W. Mayr - Lamarck
The stationary condition is the beginning of the end - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing. - Aristotle
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one. - Voltaire
Loneliness is the human condition. No one is ever going to fill that space. The best thing you can do it to know yourself... know what you want.
Genius is an inner inherent intuition and perception. It is not a teachable condition. - Debasish Mridha
Immortality is the condition of a dead man who doesn't believe he is dead. - H. L. Mencken
Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self. - Erich Fromm
under a beast -person has breathing with him.this is extreme condition person sees magic of his soul power .this happens - litymunshi
To be a poet is a condition, not a profession. - Robert Frost
Language imparts identity, meaning, and perspective to our human condition. Writers are either polluters or part of the cleanup. - Mary Pipher
In a country where even humans are treated brutally, animals must be in a totally desperate condition! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Accident, n.: A condition in which presence of mind is good, but absence of body is better. - Unknown
PLENIPOTENTIARY, adj. Having full power. A Minister Plenipotentiary is a diplomatist possessing absolute authority on condition that he never exert it. - Ambrose Bierce
It is a common condition of being poor... you are always afraid that the good things in your life are temporary, that someone can take them away, because you have no power beyond your own brute strength to stop them. - Rick Bragg
It is not easy to talk about a condition once dismissed as ‘the career women’s disease’. But women will continue to suffer until we realise the cost of ignoring it - Hilary Mantel
You should find the same joy in one condition as in the other and thereby be free of care, that is all. But now, when the things that happened along take their leave, you cease to be joyful. From this point of view, though you have joy, it will always be fated for destruction. - Zhuangzi
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