Quotation Explorer - 'Directly'

The powers of a man's mind are directly proportioned to the quantity of coffee he drinks. - James Mackintosh
You can hide memories, but you can't erase the history that produced them.Sara looked directly into his eyesI nothing else, you need to remember that. you can't erase history, or change it. it would be like destroying yourself. - Haruki Murakami
We are entirely made up of dreams yearning to be lived. At every point in time, DO what you can, when you can and however you can to invest your time and efforts in your dreams; directly and without evasion. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Happiness in your life is directly related to your ability to love, not your ability to earn. - Debasish Mridha
I prefer that these reserves be spent in arguing whether Mary conceived without sin, whether Christ was God or man, rather than discussing whether my power is of divine origin and if, in short, I am deserving of it. Heresy, then, is tolerable as long as it is not employed directly against power. - Carlos Fuentes
The diversity of our connections outside our particular tribe is directly proportionate to our ability to listen, learn and love. - Steve Knox
A community, a family, is a group of people who share common stories. The health of any community depends directly on the health of the stories the community embraces. - Daniel Taylor
Psychic power is the ability to download information directly from the Universe. - Lada Ray
The one who gives shade to others, is the one who is standing directly into Sunlight. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
We touch the last reality directly in prayer. - P.T. Forsyth
The wolf turned to Rachel. She was afraid to run, afraid fleeing would make it chase her. Somewhere in the stored files of her mind, she remembered one should not look directly at a menacing dog, but she couldn’t take her eyes from it. - G.G. Collins
Life is directly proportional to happiness and sadness. - Santosh Kalwar
I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.
The volume of twaddle from critics is directly proportional to the distance you keep from them. There is always room to spread your wings when you fly solo. - J.N. Race
The stability of the structure is directly related to the security of the foundation - Blake Higginbotham
Medicine directly to the disease doesn't work, rather, the root cause needs to be diagnosed! Similarly the evil deeds of Man can never be fixed unless the evil heart behind it, is fixed at the first place! - Ajay Chandan
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
The chance of the bread falling with the buttered side down is directly proportional to the cost of the carpet. - Murphy's Law
Quality of work is directly related to the quality of a person's character. - Orrin Woodward
As a novelist it is my job to tell stories that inspire and entertain but I am increasingly mindful that many of these historical tales (which of themselves are fascinating) relate directly to our issues in society today. - Sara Sheridan
Unless you can guide the mind inward, and take the attention beyond the comprehension of mind, and directly experience life, you never reach to the ultimate truth of life. - Roshan Sharma
No man by mere high human wisdom would dare undertake a step for Jesus’ sake unless he knows that the Holy Spirit has directly spoken to him; and until He comes, I shall not go. - Oswald Chambers
We create our fate every day . . . most of the ills we suffer from are directly traceable to our own behavior. - Henry Miller
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention - invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble. - Agatha Christie
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
In general, watching children's television is a dark and surreal descent into madness where the characters on the screen talk directly to you.
The spirits of the brain are directly connected to the testicles. This is why men who weary their imagination in books are less suitable for procreative functions... - Louis de la Forge
There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty. - Joseph Addison
What I am actually saying is that we need to be willing to let our intuition guide us, and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly. - Shakti Gawain
Peace within us translates to our exterior world. Our outer and inner state of peace is directly related to each other. It's simply impossible to have lasting peace around us unless we have peace within us. - Janice Anderson
Turning an experience about to observe it, results in a lessening of the experience directly proportional to the amount of observation. To think about it is, to some degree, to stop the pleasure, to stop the experience, to step outside it. - Geoffrey Wood
The lasting sweetness of the wealth obtained is directly proportional to the honesty of its source. Dishonest wealth does not last. - Israelmore Ayivor
Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can read God directly, the hour is too precious to be wasted in other men's transcripts of their readings. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic. - Lisa Alther
It is incorrect to assume that you cannot find any good in the point of view directly opposite yours. - Daniel Willey
Your actions may not directly define the kind of person you are but the words that come out your mouth surely will. - Val Irvin Mabayo
Experience is directly proportional to the amount of equipment ruined.
...our ability to achieve our dreams and fulfill our destiny is directly influenced by our thinking. How we think determines our responses, our ability to relate to others, our level of commitment, our priorities, and the dreams we will pursue. - Christine Caine
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder. - Alfred Hitchcock
The madness of an autumn prairie cold front coming through...ringing throughout the house was an alarm bell that no one but Alfred and Enid could hear directly. - Jonathan Franzen
Our work is directly proportional to the distances our dreams travel across, as force (power) is a constant factor - Israelmore Ayivor
The effort you put forth in whatever you do is directly proportional to the results you produce. - Mark W. Boyer
How we feel (emotions) determines what we do (our actions/behavior) which directly determines the results manifested inour life. - Derric Yuh Ndim
In life your expectations and disappointments are directly linked. So too is your heartfulness and your contentedness - Rasheed Ogunlaru
..the senses do not give us a picture of the world directly; rather they provide evidence for checking hypotheses about what lies before us. Indeed we may say that a perceived object is a hypothesis, suggested and tested by sensory data. - Richard Langton Gregory
Once you’re on the negative side of the house, you're more accessible to the rooms where other negative moods hang out—irritability, frustration and anger. You're not directly there, but it's a short walk. - Simon Rego
Mum was determinate to crush my spirit and put a stop to my behavior once and for all and she beat me up so violently, so often, that I finally understood I must never question her or so much as look at her directly again. - Joe Peters
It was as if life could be shown but never explained, and words - all the words that did not say things directly - were for him the most truthful. - Richard Flanagan
Control is never achieved when sought after directly; it is the surprising result of letting go. - James Arthur Ray
I believe that being able to communicate directly with readers is a boon. I certainly enjoy it as much as they do. - Sara Sheridan
But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents. - William Carlos Williams
America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization. - Georges Clemenceau
It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone. . . . The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future. The aim is a value judgment. - W. Edwards Deming
KEEP AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE!" Gratitude is the key to manifestation, for gratitude connects you directly to the source.Keep your head up and heart open. And make "Thank You" your mantra of life! ~ UNIVERSE LOVES YOU & SO DO I ‪#‎StardustAK‬ - Abhishek Kumar
That sense of entitlement is precisely where we want them because the right to happiness is directly opposed to one of The Adversary’s greatest curatives —gratitude. - Geoffrey Wood
It seems The Adversary needs neither their guilt nor their request, but simply their return. In other words, since repentance is the process whereby guilt is turned into gratitude, He doesn’t mind if they skip a step and go directly to gratitude. - Geoffrey Wood
Next she turned the gun upward and thrust the muzzle into her mouth. Now it was aimed directly at her cerebrum-- the gray labyrinth where consciousness resided. - Haruki Murakami
Anticipating death and calling it gain, Christians are evangelists of the grotesque. The very hope of the Gospel rests directly upon our ability to imagine a world in which suffering serves as the soil from which resurrection springs. - Ben Palpant
Tortured Soul 101: The depth of despair one experiences during the creative process (as experienced say, in an abysmally blank page or canvas) is directly proportional to the scope and power of the work that emerges when it breaks. - F.T. McKinstry
This document describes the usage and input syntax of the Unix Vax-11 assembler As. As is designed for assembling code produced by the "C" compiler; certain concessions have been made to handle code written directly by people, but in general little sympathy has been extended.
I looked directly in front of me, and there he was, Sitting. Dark, Handsome, Distinguished, and waiting on me.Without ever knowing it. - Andrea L'Artiste
It is not what he has, nor even what he does, which directly expresses the worth of a man, but what he is. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Your composite health is directly proportional to your composite wealth. - Anthony Pan
The quality of your life is directly proportional to the positive effect you have on others’ lives. - Chris Matakas
the measure of achievements in life are directly related to the acquire knowledge, not to the social recognition. - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
Expectation levels set can be directly correlated to the quality of the training provided. - Mark W. Boyer
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
Wolves directly affect the entire ecosystem, not just moose populations, their main prey, because less moose equals more tree growth - Rolf Peterson
The deeds of our hands is directly proportional to the thoughts of our hearts. - Paul Bamikole
In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation. - Guy Debord
Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls. - Ingmar Bergman
The degree to which a person can grow is directly proportional to the amount of truth he can accept about himself without running away. - Leland Val Van De Wall
Organize your life the way God wants it to be. When you pray, ask God for counsel on matters and you will get the wisest advice directly from heaven - Sunday Adelaja
...a science is said to be useful if its development tends to accentuate the existing inequalities in the destribution of wealth, or more directly promotes the destruction of human life.
My freedom to say 'No' directly underscores your freedom to say 'Yes'. RESPECT my freedom to PROTECT your freedom. - Mamur Mustapha
Domestic violence rarely affects only those directly involved in the abusive relationship. - Asa Don Brown
Properly understood, Imagination and Prayer are directly proportional —the more they pray beyond their bounds, they expand their vision beyond their resources, their experiences, their expectations. - Geoffrey Wood
[Self] Perception is directly proportional to performance. Change a youth's perception, and you change their performance, their future... and their life. - Justin Young
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