Quotation Explorer - 'Considerable'

You have considerable power to construct self-helping thoughts, feelings and actions as well as to construct self-defeating behaviors. You have the ability, if you use it, to choose healthy instead of unhealthy thinking, feeling and acting. - Albert Ellis
If naturalists go to heaven (about which there is considerable ecclesiastical doubt), I hope that I will be furnished with a troop of kakapo to amuse me in the evening instead of television. - Gerald Durrell
I don't much like assuming the tone of a moralist. But the danger of baobabs is so little recognized, and the risks run by anyone who might get lost on an asteroid are so considerable, that for once I am making an exception to my habitual reserve. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Unless a man has considerable skill with and reliance in his weapon, he will not remain cool in the presence of dangerous game close by. - Townsend Whelen
One frequently only finds out how really beautiful a women is, until after considerable acquaintance with her. - Mark Twain
We wish to discuss a structure for the salt of deoxyribose nucleic acid. (D.N.A.). This structure has novel features which are of considerable biologic interest. - Rosalind Franklin
Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not devote a considerable amount of time to studying just how slowly he can work and still convince his employer that he is going at a good pace.
The most considerable difference I note among men is not in their readiness to fall into error, but in their readiness to acknowledge these inevitable lapses. - Thomas Henry Huxley
The common mistake that bullies make is assuming that because someone is nice that he or she is weak. Those traits have nothing to do with each other. In fact, it takes considerable strength and character to be a good person. - MaryElizabeth Williams
The wizards were civilized men of considerable education and culture. When faced with being inadvertently marooned on a desert island they understood immediately that the first thing to do was place the blame - Terry Pratchett
The things you want are always possible; it is just that the way to get them is not always apparent. The only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life is you, and that can be a considerable obstacle because you carry the baggage of insecurities and past experience. - Les Brown
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better. - King Whitney Jr.
In a scheme of policy which is devised for a nation, we should not limit our views to its operation during a single year, or even for a short term of years. We should look at its operation for a considerable time, and in war as well as in peace. - Henry Clay
Sometimes you have to keep a considerable amount of distance with people; Let them stay on the outside, looking in.. - Andrea L'Artiste
The written word can make one pause and contemplate. It can make a reader sigh to dream or question a belief in considerable depth. But all of that is nothing if those words fail to touch the heart and make one feel. - Richelle E. Goodrich
But instability like mine needs considerable distance to pass for mere quirkiness. - Terri Cheney
Whoever is going to listen to the philosophers needs a considerable practice in listening. - Epictetus
No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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