Quotation Explorer - 'Directed'

I believe, and I say it is true Democratic feeling, that all the measures of the government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. - William Henry Harrison
The life of a writer is directed by a mad impulsive muse, that can tell them to cancel all their storyline: a creative divergent devil. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You say you've a life, but i see it as movie being directed by someone else, being edited often here and there. life is when you've the remote control of it, and its been controled by the person you love. - Yaqub khan
A genius is simply one who has taken full possession of his own mind and directed it toward objectives of his own choosing, without permitting outside influences to discourage or mislead him. - Napoleon Hill
Somehow, it bothered her watching Garth’s charm directed so effectively at another. Could he convince her so easily of an untruth? - Colleen Chen
Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends. - Jawaharlal Nehru
Resentment is anger directed at others--at what they did or did not do. - Peter McWilliams
Propose to any englishman any principle, or any instrument, however admirable, and you will observe that the whole effort of the english mind is directed to find a difficulty, defect or an impossibility in it.
In some of our life projects we just never sit down to ask ourselves where we need to be going with it and so our 'ship of the project' wanders at the dictates of the waves rather than directed by the motor of our purpose - Gbenga APAMPA
Now let's make Virginia Heffernan a man. Can you imagine the same kind of spittle-flecked rage directed at a busy working father who admits to feeding his kids Annie's Organic Mac & Cheese? - Emily Matchar
Desire is what lends power to thought, it is that element that separates a wish or a day dream into reality, if properly directed. - Stephen Richards
In that moment, we knew that we were all weird, all in this together, and that addressing our own suffering, while learning not to inflict it on others, is part of the work we’re all here to do. So is love, which comes in so many forms and can be directed at so many things. - Rebecca Solnit
Guilt is anger directed at ourselves--at what we did or did not do. - Peter McWilliams
The labours of men of genius, however erroneously directed, scarcely ever fail in ultimately turning to the solid advantage of mankind. - Mary Shelley
Creativity is contagious. And so is banality. Criticism is an art in itself. Don’t let the dullness around destroy the creativity within. T.S. Eliot said, honest criticism and sensitive appreciation is directed not upon the poet but upon the poetry. Good to remember… - Elif Shafak
The end toward which all human acts are directed is happiness. - Aristotle
Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire.
Regardless of whether luck or coincidence is involved, desires directed in the right way have a tendency to manifest. - Stephen Richards
When we focus our thoughts on something, we resonate with it. When that resonance is constant and directed, we draw it to us. - Stephen Richards
Through dreams, God awakened me; through prayers, God directed me. - Teresa Odden
Decision and purpose directed actions define destination. - Debasish Mridha
A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end. - Henry A. Wallace
Nature is to be observed; not directed. - Park Sooyong
There should be no separation between spontaneous work with an emotional tone and work directed by the intellect. Both are supplementary to each other and must be regarded as intimately connected. Discipline and freedom are thus to be seen as elements of equal weight, each partaking of the other. - Armin Hofmann
The uncompromising attitude is more indicative of an inner uncertainty than a deep conviction. The implacable stand is directed more against the doubt within than the assailant without. - Eric Hoffer
The artist must be blind to "recognized" and "unrecognized" form, deaf to the teachings and desires of his time. His open eyes must be directed to his inner life and his ears must be constantly attuned to the voice of inner necessity. - Wassily Kandinsky
when you disobey the rule, you sell your freedom. You cripple your real you. The daily direction of your life is restricted and directed by the rule and the ruling - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed. - Carl Sandburg
A purpose directed disciplined action always bring success. - Debasish Mridha
When the energy is directed outside, you create and manifest life outside, and when the same energy is directed inward, you reach to the ultimate truth of life. - Roshan Sharma
Desultory reading is delightful, but to be beneficial, our reading must be carefully directed. - Seneca
Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution. - Ivan Chermayeff
We are usually angered when someone insults us, until Divine Grace comes upon us. When we receive Grace, we no longer feel hurt when others insult us but remain quiet and peaceful, as though the insult was not directed at us at all. - Thaddeus of Vitovnica
The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes. - Saul Steinberg
A man's value to the community depends primarily on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows. - Albert Einstein
You can't get what you want, if the intentions are solely directed for self-benefits. - Ashish Patel
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