Quotation Explorer - 'Counted'

The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts. - Albert Einstein
Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance. - Bible
Strangers were a fairytale full of possibilities not yet corrupted by reality while caregivers were the reality and everything that couldn't be counted upon. - Donna Lynn Hope
The things that count the most (love, joy, justice, and grace) cannot be counted. - Orrin Woodward
Life will always have a different plan for you. If you don’t give up, you will eventually get to your destination. But towards the end of your life, you may look back and realize that it was never really about the destination; it was the journey that counted. - King Samuel Benson
If one by one we counted people outFor the least sin, it wouldn't take us longTo get so we had no one left to live with.For to be social is to be forgiving. - Robert Frost
There are so many voices heard today asserting that one should "have religion" or "believe," but all they mean is that one should associate himself, "sign up" with some religious group. Stand up and be counted. As if religion were somehow primarily a matter of gregariousness... - Thomas Merton
I would walk the way and accept the risks I have counted, rather accepting my failure. - M.F. Moonzajer
Anyone who is ignorant, even a lord and prince, can and should be counted as one of the mob. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Being wealthy isn't just a question of having lots of money. It's a question of what we want. Wealth isn't an absolute, it's relative to desire. Every time we seek something that we can't afford, we can be counted as poor, how much money we may actually have. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
This sick strange darkness comes creeping on so haunting everytimeAnd as I stared I counted the webs from all the spiderscatching things and eating their insidesLike indecision to call youAnd hear your voice of treasonWill you come home and stop this pain tonightstop this pain tonight - Blink-182
The more he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Gratitude is not something idyllic that comes when all good things line up to be counted. Gratitude is there all the time waiting to be focused on. - Antonia Montoya
Now, nature, as I am only too aware, has her enthusiasts, but on the whole, I am not to be counted among them. To put it bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land; I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel. - Fran Lebowitz
Make your footsteps count; let your footprints be counted - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors. - Adrienne Rich
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost. - Thomas J. Watson
work at our responsibility as parents as if everything in life counted on it, because in fact everything in life does count on it. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can't be counted upon to provide it - Herman Cain
Men, I still think, ought to be weighed, not counted. Their worth ought to be the final estimate of their value. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Success is counted sweetest by those ne'er succeed. - Emily Dickinson
Today women have the rights and equality our Victorian sisters could only dream of, and with those privileges comes the responsibility of standing up and being counted. - Sara Sheridan
Silent as a flower, her face fell in dismay, aware that the ghost of lust ate and left, sensing that there was a different scent of perfume consuming the room, and that she had numbered and counted the he loves me, he loves me not of each petal, where the lifeless dust had settle. - Anthony Liccione
REVEILLE, n. A signal to sleeping soldiers to dream of battlefields no more, but get up and have their blue noses counted. In the American army it is ingeniously called "rev-e-lee," and to that pronunciation our countrymen have pledged their lives, their misfortunes and their sacred dishonor. - Ambrose Bierce
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. - Albert Einstein
Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Not everything that can be counted counts.Not everything that counts can be counted. - William Bruce Cameron
How much you give is not counted by amount, but by fraction - Sophia Cajon
Wisdom is not counted in grammers, niether in fluency, but vividly shown in mannerism. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I feel proud that I have been counted worthy to have blood shed by a traitor, and to suffer torture at the hands of those who have undertaken to trail our Flag in the dust. Signed, Yours as Ever, Franklin M. Haven. - Franklin Marion Havens
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed. - Emily Dickinson
What counted was not the facts but the fears. - Max Lerner
How many times you failed will not be counted, but the time you stood up and fought back will be counted. - Debasish Mridha
Today, it felt like time should be measured by how much of the future she had left, and needed to be counted forward. She felt proud listening, as if somehow Jonathan Parish's speech reflected on her, as if she could take credit for some part of it, for him. - Michael Stein
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