Quotation Explorer - 'Contact'

A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it. - Barbra Streisand
Eye contact is way more intimate than words will ever be. - Faraaz Kazi
Photography, fortunately, to me has not only been a profession but also a contact between people - to understand human nature and record, if possible, the best in each individual. - Nickolas Muray
The more grateful you are for everything good that comes into your life, the more closely you place your mind in contact with that power in life that can produce greater good. - Christian D. Larson
Electronic communication is an instantaneous and illusory contact that creates a sense of intimacy without the emotional investment that leads to close friendships. - Clifford Stoll
When you start thinking, you will lose your contact with the crowds! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Man is better off without the confusion and fear of psychic experience and his progress will be faster.' If telepathy ever becomes a possibility he was not sure it would be a good thing, '...for it may put us back in contact with the spirits of the dead and progress does not lie in that direction. - H.R. Wakefield
Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one’s never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them. - Aldous Huxley
The psychosphere, the logosphere, is permeated by concepts, ideas, verbalizations, a whole apparatus devised, or rather evolved, to form some sort of mental contact with reality--or to block it off. That is, a large circle of the "thinking," "educated" class take ideas as more veridical than facts. - Robert Conquest
Live your life as though there is great joy to be experienced... an abundance of goodness in each person you come in contact with, and the knowledge that you have enough inner wisdom to answer the mysteries that challenge you. - Meladee McCarty
The older I grow, the more I am convinced that there is no education which one can get from books and costly apparatus that is equal to that which can be gotten from contact with great men and women. - Booker T. Washington
Four minutes of eye contact brings people closer to each other better than everything else. - Arthur Aron
I will tell you one thing that will make you rich for life. There are two struggles: an Inner-world struggle and an Outer-world struggle...you must make an intentional contact between these two worlds; then you can crystallize data for the Third World, the World of the Soul. - G.I. Gurdjieff
It may not be an easy thing to live in sweet fellowship with all those with whom we come in contact; but that is what the grace of God is given to us for. - D.L. Moody
Books are people,'' smiled Miss Marks. ''In every book worth reading, the author is there to meet you, to establish contact with you. He takes you into his confidence and reveals his thoughts to you. - D.E. Stevenson
Dancing is a contact sport. Football is a hitting sport. - Vince Lombardi
They say golf is not a contact sport. Not the way we play it.
Extend to each person, no matter how trivial the contact, all the care and kindness and understanding and love that you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again. - Og Mandino
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands. - Friedrich Nietzsche
All in all, the creative act is not performed by the artist alone.. the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. - Marcel Duchamp
In the circle of successful living, prayer is the hub that holds the wheel together. Without our contact with God we are nothing. With it, we are 'a little lower than the angels, crowned with glory and honor. - Conrad Hilton
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden. - Buddha
You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea
First step is to read and write but the major Education start when we are able to translate and tranform on everything we reads, get contact and spoken of. - Olawale Robyns
To know a person in his home is not to know him at all: to meet him on a country road with only his baggage is to at last contact the core, the inner cell of his personality. - John Tibbetts
Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people whom you come in contact everyday. - Orison Swett Marden
Today is your wright-time. Anything worth writing will be, or has been written already. A great story chooses its writer lest no wright should boast. Just write! If you don't, you will come right in contact with your thoughts someplace soon. - Amah Lambert
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it; but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded. - W. Somerset Maugham
The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. - Marcel Duchamp
Love is just a contact of no refusal. - sol michael
Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real. - Nora Ephron
I crave intimate love. Words that make my soul dance, a touch that gives me goosebumps, eye contact that electrifies my entire body, a kiss that could have me questioning whose air I am breathing. - Nikki Rowe
There are one or two people - I’m not talking about family, about Zhenya or your mother - whom a pariah can trust. He can contact these people without first waiting for a sign. - Vasily Grossman
The contact between beings is established only by mute presence, by apparent non-communication, by that mysterious and wordless exchange which resembles inward prayer. - Emil Cioran
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower your class. - Paul Fussell
There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble. - Washington Irving
Eye contact is the best accessory.
There is a huge difference between those who follow Christ by words only and those who do so by action. The latter will always let you experience the steadfast love of God whenever you come into contact with them. - Gugu Mona
We may make contact with ambitious species on other planets or stars; soon thereafter there will be interplanetary war. Then, and only then, will we of this earth be one. - will and Ariel Durant
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Drudgery is one of the finest touchstones of character there is. Drudgery is work that is very far removed from anything to do with the ideal - the utterly mean grubby things; and when we come in contact with them we know instantly whether or not we are spiritually real. - Oswald Chambers
Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder. - Laurence J. Peter
Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. - Bill Watterson
To truly fail in life is to never try. When you fall on your face, it is an opportunity for you to find the road again. It may remind you how hard the road is, but you will never forget its presence once you make contact. - H.L. Stephens
She shuffled with her head bowed, her dark eyes drifting to avoid contact, and she screamed in bed at night. (Dark City Lights) - Jim Fusilli
The youthful sparkle in Ronald Reagan's eyes is caused by his contact lenses, which he keeps highly polished. - Sheila Graham
There is a magic in walking alone, in thinking alone: If there is no one to contact you around, the universe starts contacting you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Church should be like a dating service: tell you about His heart and then give you His contact information. - Lana M. H. Wilder
The light of love is the brightest, because it shines into those who contact it and purify their soul. It is also dangerous in the fact that when you come into contact with it just once, you can't truly live life if it is to leave. - Shannan Jacoby
To see and feel one's beloved naked for the first time is one of life's pure, irreducible epiphanies. If there is a true religion in the universe, it must include that truth of contact or be forever hollow. - Dan Simmons
By health I mean the power to live a full, adult, living, breathing life in close contact with... the earth and the wonders thereof - the sea - the sun. - Katherine Mansfield
Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it."[Thoughts from Places: The Tour, Nerdfighteria Wiki, January 17, 2012] - John Green
We cannot learn real patience and tolerance from a guru or a friend. They can be practiced only when we come in contact with someone who creates unpleasant experiences. - Dalai Lama XIV
For once reality and his brains came into contact and the result was fatal. - Thomas Henry Huxley
First contact comes not by hand of man, but by metal of machine. - Ryan Sean O'Reilly
Police Officer Angry Aggression Theory (POAAT) is why you need to video record the police before they shoot you. Always start the video camera at the first contact, as it can go sour at any time and without warning. - Steven Magee
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it. - Krishnamurti
Noyé par les affres entreposées, l'oxygène, pur, inexistant de mes axones. Délivré par une manque de contact humain, consommé par des choix incandescentes. Consommé par la vie, l'amour et la perte. - Stephen Clayworth
If you are lonely, you feel separated from everybody. If you are in solitude, you feel you are in contact with the entire universe. - Siren Waroe
She looked him directly in the eye. A colleague of hers had once told her that eye contact with another person for more than six seconds without looking away or blinking revealed a desire for either sex or murder. - Lisa Genova
Life blackens at the contact of truth. - Paul Valéry
Sometimes i think there must be a sort of pollen of ideas floating in the air, which fertilizes similarly minds here and there which have not had direct contact. - William Faulkner
ALONE, adj. In bad company. In contact, lo! the flint and steel, By spark and flame, the thought reveal That he the metal, she the stone, Had cherished secretly alone. Booley Fito - Ambrose Bierce
The kiss intimately relates to the most primitive kind of human contact, which can satisfy all of our needs, like: feeding, enjoying pleasure, tasting, wanting, rejecting, everything we associate with love. - Mabel Iam
Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it. - Anaïs Nin
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. - C.G. Jung
The lesser is the contact with the outside, the greater is the contact with inside. - Alok Jagawat
Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt, or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us - Orison Swett Marden
You'll contact with me by the pressure, the need or by the interest ". - Fernando González y Lozano
Greatness can be contagious, but first there must be contact. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
I like performing because it's direct contact with live people. I write a good deal of the time but that's introspective creation rather than interaction. - Oliver
It's very, very dangerous to lose contact with living nature. - Albert Hofmann
If you come into contact with that rare once in a lifetime opportunity, instantly own it, remember all it takes is a slight pondering moment for a stake to be placed, the opportunity can and will easily be claimed by another. - Victoria Addino
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