Quotation Explorer - 'Counts'

Many in America, as one social historian wrote, 'believed implicitly that New York's social leaders went to bed in full evening dress, brushed their teeth in vintage champagne, married their daughters without exception to shady French counts, and arrayed their poodle dogs in diamond tiaras.'... - Greg King
Men take care not to make women weep, for God counts their tears. - Thomas S. Monson
It isn't where you came from; it's where you're going that counts. - Ella Fitzgerald
Who upholds the gorsedd if not You? Who counts the ages of the world if not You? Who commands the Wheel of Heaven if not You? Who quickens life in the womb if not You? Therefore, God of All Virtue and Power, sain us and shield us with Your Swift Sure Hand. - Stephen R. Lawhead
Lovelessness is a huge sin in the church. The four primary personalities in the New Testament- Jesus, Paul, Peter, and John- all four of them say that love is the most important thing. But the only time love really counts is when something unlovely happens. - Jeff Chu
I am a mystery wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a pita. Why the pita? That counts as another mystery. - Demetri Martin
It is not how much money or luxury you avail a child that counts, but how well you nurture and raise the child to become useful, and a more productive individual in the society that matters - Abdulzeez Henry Musa
The good company counts in your life, make a right choice because bad company will eat you alive. - Euginia Herlihy
It's not the content, but the form of thought that counts. - Orhan Pamuk
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility. - Leo Tolstoy
I can still love feeling so close to the sun and the peaks of mountains, still love life at this altitude it makes me feel like every breath counts. - Kaul Hart Hemmings
It doesn't matter what you think about consciousness, higher truths, or different dimensions - it's what you do and what you are that counts. - Belsebuub
It's good to have an end in mind but in the end what counts is how you travel. - Orna Ross
In order to be really good as a librarian, everything counts towards your work, every play you go see, every concert you hear, every trip you take, everything you read, everything you know. I don’t know of another occupation like that. The more you know, the better you’re going to be. - Allen Smith
To know your soul is your own, that's what counts. - Marty Rubin
In the grand scheme of things it makes no difference who is right but rather what's right that counts. - Michael A. Contés II
Be alert to give service. What counts a great deal in life is what we do for others. - Anonymous
It's good to feel attractive on the outside, but being smart and confident on the inside is what counts. - Olivia Culpo
Not everything that can be counted counts.Not everything that counts can be counted. - William Bruce Cameron
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. - Winston S. Churchill
We must beware of trying to build a society in which nobody counts for anything except a politician or an official, a society where enterprise gains no reward and thrift no privileges. - Sir Winston Churchill
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts. - Albert Einstein
Remember that it is nothing to do your duty, that is demanded of you and is no more meritorious than to wash your hands when they are dirty; the only thing that counts is the love of duty; when love and duty are one, then grace is in you and you will enjoy a happiness which passes all understanding. - W. Somerset Maugham
In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your point, and all future generations will worship you as the Father of their Country.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts. - John Wooden
You know who I pray to? Joe Pesci. Two reasons: First of all, I think he's a good actor, okay? To me, that counts. Second, he looks like a guy who can get things done. Joe Pesci doesn't fuck around. In fact, Joe Pesci came through on a couple of things that God was having trouble with. - George Carlin
Three carefully stringed words are worth more than a book of gibberish. It's not the word count but the impact of those words that counts. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Like the sundial, my paint box counts no hours but sunny ones. - Arthur Rackham
First blood is mine.Last blood counts for more.--Artemis Entreri and Drizzt Do'Urden - R.A. Salvatore
It is what we learn after we think we know it all, that counts. - John Wooden
It's not the hours you put in your work that counts, it's the work you put in the hours. - Sam Ewing
All that counts in life is intention. - Andrea Bocelli
What one does is what counts. Not what one had the intention of doing. - Pablo Picasso
You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you're finished, you'll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird... So let's look at the bird and see what it's doing -- that's what counts. - Richard Feynman
Right now, in the amazing moment that to us counts as the present, we are deciding, without quite meaning to, which evolutionary pathways will remain open and which will forever be closed. No other creature has ever managed this and it will, unfortunately, be our most enduring legacy. - Elizabeth Kolbert
It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts.
It's the family you choose that counts. - Andrew Vachss
I mean, I think even God would agree with this at this point. God’s existence isn’t important. It’s what we do with what we’ve got that counts. - Michael Ruse
It's who you is when folks knocks at the door of your heart what counts. Hide the past and it gives them what's jealous of you the power to bring you undone. - Bryce Courtenay
I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts. - Angelina Jolie
Be the good, kind, lovable person you want to see in the world. Every action counts and the more people who behave and act with love and caring the more the world becomes a better place. We can do this! - Deon Potgieter
There's a direct correlation between faith in the righteousness of Christ and zeal in the cause of Christ. The more a person counts as loss his own righteousness and lays hold by faith of the righteousness of Christ, the more he'll be motivated to live and work for Christ. - Jerry Bridges
I believe that only poetry counts ... A great novelist is first of all a great poet. - François Mauriac
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
In life, it is not what you know or who you know that counts -- it is both!
Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. Its's what you do with what you have left.
We're strong for each other ! It's what women do!" said Zelda to Pearl"He Counts Their Tears" by - Mary Ann D'Alto
Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts. - John Wooden
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. - Albert Einstein
It's not the critic who counts. Not the man who points out how the doer of deeds might have done them better. Instead, the credit belongs to the man in the arena whose face is marred by sweat and blood and tears. - Theodore Roosevelt
Maybe it's what's inside that counts, but being told you look good feels good!
After all, it's all kinds of things that make up a life, right? The big, like falling in love and spending time with your family, and the little....like blow drying your hair, applying concealer, and cursing those magazine inserts. It all counts. It has to. - Sarah Dessen
When coming to making kids: Size doesn’t count, it’s sperm count that counts. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In democracy it's your vote that counts; In feudalism it's your count that votes. - Mogens Jallberg
Silence make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts. - Margaret Lee Runbeck
There is no such thing as failure; only lessons in perfection. It is what you do with those lessons that counts. - Dane Brookes
it's not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts. - Zig Ziglar
May we muster courage at the crossroads, courage for the conflicts, courage to say, "no," courage to say, "yes," for courage counts. - Thomas S. Monson
Most information doesn’t constitute a story. Think of a telephone directory: lots of information, strong cast, but a bit weak on narrative. What counts in a story is its meaning. And that’s a very different concept from information. - Ian Stewart
The beckoning counts, not the clicking latch behind you - Freya Stark
Everyone has his burden; what counts is how you carry it. - Joe Brown and David Brown
What counts now is not just what we are against, but what we are for. Who leads us is less important than what leads us-what convictions, what courage, what faith-win or lose. A man doesn't save a century, or a civilization, but a militant party wedded to a principal can. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
It is not the years that count; what counts is what you did in those years. - Debasish Mridha
The world is a woven basket. Every stitch counts. - A.D. Posey
Nature is the reality, diverging from the nature counts runny from the truth, live on nature, walk under trustworthness - Wilson M. Mukama
Dictatorship, by whatever name, is founded on the doctrine that the individual amounts to nothing; that the State is the only one that counts; and that men and women and children were put on earth solely for the purpose of serving the state. - Harry Truman
When you know that everything matters—that every move counts as much as any other—you will begin living a life of permanent purpose. - Andy Andrews
It is not the hours we put in on the job, it is what we put into the hours that counts. - Sidney Madwed
It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit. - J.R.R. Tolkien
We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts. - Madeleine L'Engle
The perversity of the human spirit is such that when a young lady longs for one specific partner, every other partner counts for nothing. - Monica Fairview
Politicians and others are stuck in a horrible world where being emotional in any way counts as being unbalanced, and unable to think clearly. For me, emotions are thought. - Hofesh Shechter
The one whose judgment counts most in your life is the one staring back in the glass. - Unknown
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