Quotation Explorer - 'Easily'

If a cricketer, for instance, suddenly decided to go into a school and batter a lot of people to death with a cricket bat, which he could do very easily, I mean, are you going to ban cricket bats? - Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
The person you can most easily mislead is yourself. - Anonymous
Consider the weak point in your private life and make a resolution for it, you will be stronger than what you thought and you'll start to achieve your goals easily. - Auliq Ice
So few want to be rebels anymore. And out of those few, most, like myself, scare easily. - Ray Bradbury
I don't trust easily, so when I tell you I trust you, don't make me regret it. - Damon Salvatore
Orwell wrote easily and well about small humane pursuits, such as bird watching, gardening and cooking, and did not despise popular pleasures like pubs and vulgar seaside resorts. In many ways, his investigations into ordinary life and activity prefigure what we now call 'cultural studies. - Christopher Hitchens
Bricks without straw are more easily made than imagination without memories. - Lord Dunsany
History could not be any clearer: Rights given by fad and fashion are just as easily taken away. The Constitution matters. - A.E. Samaan
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire. - Jean de La Fontaine
The average American can get into the kingdom of heaven much more easily than he can get into the Boulevard St. Germain. - W. Somerset Maugham
I don't like good habits. They strike me as being so easily broken. - Linnea Gelland
It may be a man's world, but men are easily controlled by women. - Ashly Lorenzana
Depend on it. God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supply. He is too wise a God to frustrate His purposes for lack of funds, and He can just as easily supply them ahead of time as afterwards, and He much prefers doing so. - James Hudson Taylor
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often. - Mae West
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off. - Carl Jung
For something to be great, there has to be some kind of trial or some type of struggle that actually makes it special or valuable to you. Otherwise, anything could be easily taken for granted. - Hayley Williams
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. / Nije problem dijete koje se boji mraka; prava tragedija su odrasli koji se boje svjetla. - Plato
The stream is as good as at first; the little rubbish it collects in the turnings is easily moved away. - Jane Austen
I say illusion of choice because, in many cases, the nature of their choices hardly reaches the level of will, but of merely perfunctory activity. For the most part, their desires are not too strong, they are too weak, apathetic and easily placated. They often can be tempted into doing Nothing. - Geoffrey Wood
A young writer is easily tempted by the allusive and ethereal and ironic and reflective, but the declarative is at the bottom of most good writing. - Garrison Keillor
Our wounds can so easily turn us into people we don't want to be, and we hardly see it happening. Protect your heart, love yourself, and be with people who love and care for you. - Sue Fitzmaurice
Writing comes more easily if you have something to say. - Sholem Asch
The deep love that is born of friendship can too easily become stagnant when life becomes busy. - Glenn C. Stewart
Individuals who are focused on becoming better are individuals not easily offended. You can only offend those who are not on a path of constant growth and enlightenment. - C. JoyBell C.
The best way to easily identify a counterfeit currency is to have a full exposure to the original currency. If you don't know your true vision, any satanic vision can cross your way and you might not know it. - Israelmore Ayivor
youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope. - Aristotle
We put our lives on hold for people who so easily forget about us. - Trevor Driggers
Misery can be easily drown within a good tune. - Martin M Stupak
My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best. - Winston S. Churchill
Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. - C.S. Lewis
You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. - Malcolm Forbes
Often we can achieve an even better result when we stumble yet are willing to start over, when we don't give up after a mistake, when something doesn't come easily but we throw ourselves into trying, when we're not afraid to appear less than perfectly polished. - Sharon Salzberg
Desires to which we cling closely can easily prevent us from being what we ought to be and can be; and on the other hand, desires repeatedly mastered for the sake of present duty make us richer.Lack of desire is poverty. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
A trusted man doesn't flip-flop on where he stands. He says what he means and stand where he stands.He's not easily influenced by fear. He's influenced by destiny and will not be taken advantage of. - Henry Johnson Jr
People are more easily led than driven.
There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking. - Alfred Korzybski
Men won't easily give up a system in which half the world's population works for next to nothing...[and recognizes that]precisely because that half works for so little, it may have no energy left to fight for anything else. - Marilyn Waring
You see, most people gain weight because they give into cravings. But when you easily (and without feeling like you're depriving yourself) gain control, the extra weight comes off. - Josh Bezoni
This is an inevitable and easily recognizable stage in every revolutionary movement: reformers must expect to be disowned by those who are only too happy to enjoy what has been won for them. - Doris Lessing
There is so much power in not been easily fazed and having the will to go on no matter what. I pray for "bottomless tenacity". - Bashiru Ismail
The heart of man is vulnerable to negativity, but it could be easily fortified with positivity - Michael Bassey Johnson
No matter how strong you are, there is always another power which can defeat you easily! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If thy words be too luxuriant, confine them, lest they confine thee. He that thinks he can never speak enough, may easily speak too much. A full tongue and an empty brain are seldom parted. - Francis Quarles
American husbands are the best in the world; no other husbands are so generous to their wives, or can be so easily divorced.
To a materialist life is nothing but a complex self-sustaining pattern, easily disrupted and gone when destroyed. - Auliq Ice
God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met. - Farrah Fawcett
Spiritual maturity keeps you from being easily swayed in your beliefs - Jim George
Darkness does not leave us easily as we would hope. - Margaret Stohl
No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders. - Samuel Adams
The pain in a person’s life is bound to rise on becoming increasingly wise as nice; for then s/he could easily recognize the truth and lies of the people, hanging around her/him, better than others. - Anuj Somany
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, cannot learn at all. - Thomas Szasz
Success in life is measured, most easily, by the number of days that a person is truly happy.
He had won, easily. This was something else he could do, and do well, and his Dad had been there to witness his success. - Michael Braccia
[N]othing is more easily corrupted than an artist. - Friedrich Nietzsche
People can easily forget how fast you did your work, but can hardly forget how well you did it. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
It is a true saying that "One falsehood leads easily to another". - Cicero
Nothing happens easily in our lives. To get something, you have to attract it with the power of your love. - Debasish Mridha
Somehow, it bothered her watching Garth’s charm directed so effectively at another. Could he convince her so easily of an untruth? - Colleen Chen
i know that you can easily find me .. but all i want to know is .. can you hardly looking for me ? - Hera Septyadita
A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, because everything she does is golden. In my view, a writer is a writer because even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway. - Junot Diaz
A person who is not true to oneself can easily be misguided by the self-seeker people through mass propaganda to believe a right one as a wrong guy and the bad ones as the bright individuals. - Anuj Somany
Thoughts can be easily expressed by words but feelings are very hard to express by words. - Luffina Lourduraj
The beauty of the cross and our crucified Lord cannot be easily fathomed by human mind or by barely reading scriptures in bits, but by careful reading of entire scripture in the spirit which will in turn engulf one with wisdom n love. - Henrietta Newton Martin -Senior Legal Consultant & Author in law. (B.Com,LLB-goldmedalist, LLM-GoldM
Every budding dictatorship begins by muzzling the artists, because they're a mouthy lot and they don't line up and salute very easily. - Margaret Atwood
The Cloudy VasePast time, I threw the flowers out,washed out the cloudy vase.How easily the old clearnessleapt, like a practiced tiger, back inside it. - Jane Hirshfield
We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.
If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.
Self pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality. - John Gardner
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
(The subjects of What Should I Do With The Rest Of My Life) "have convinced me that past failing can as easily prove preparatory as predictive. Age does not of itself limit on enable us. The choice is ours. - Bruce Frankel
The art of betrayal has not taught me to be bitter, but to not so easily misplace trust. - VaeEshia Ratcliff-Davis
I'm not into writing many more books or more pages. My goal is to increase the value of each sentence I write. And for that, I have to just erase my past and bring only forward what matches the new me, things I can easily rewrite and adapt to my new perspective. - Robin Sacredfire
Promoting own good thought is entirely different from Praising oneself only a lot ,and a sensible netizen can easily make the difference between the two from the big photo that the quote poster has got. - Anuj Somany
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side. - Aristotle
How easily we get trapped in that which is not essential - in looking good, winning at competition, gathering power and wealth - when simply being alive is the gift beyond measure. - Parker J. Palmer
I want her to know that this world is made out of sugar. It can crumble so easily but don’t be afraid to stick your tongue out and taste it. - Sarah Kay
You believe that easily which you hope for earnestly. - Terence
The barriers between animal and human come down very easily. We belong to a single great family, and if we are lonely and unhappy we gladly accept the friendship of our distant relations. - Marlen Haushofer
Darkness does not leave up as easily as we would hope. - Kami Garcia
Many people can easily make out if a person is working or just enjoying by misusing his powerful position and s/he does not need to give any explanation or clarification for his action. - Anuj Somany
Let the colours of your ideas are red so that all can easily notice them! And what is red? Red is scream, red is power, red is assertion! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Are you in the habit of taking tea with anyone who approaches you in a foreign port? He went on and snorted carelessly. No wonder you were abducted so easily. - V.S. Carnes
Recognizing the structure of your psychology doesn't mean that you can easily rebuild it. - Dean Koontz
Like the Pied Piper, the street entertainer carries his own mystique which cannot easily be transferred to the stage. He seems to have escaped reality, to perform in a time and space where he doesn't necessarily belong. - Edward Claflin
'Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.' Under the influence of this pestilent morality, I am forever letting tomorrow's work slop backwards into today's, and doing painfully and nervously today what I could do quickly and easily tomorrow. - J. A. Spender
We can get too easily bogged down in the academic part of homeschooling, a relatively minor part of the whole, which is to raise competent, caring, literate, happy people. - Diane Flynn Keith
I don’t want to beone of those easily forgotten people, so important at the time, so special, soinfluential, and so treasured, yet years later just a vague face and a distantmemory. - Cecelia Ahern
I have found that in fiction one is freer to speak the truth, if only because in fiction the truth is not expected or required. You may easily disguise it, so that it is only recognized much later, when the story and the characters have faded into darkness. - Philip Sington
When he was young, he told her, each phase of his life, each self he tried on, had seemed reassuringly temporary. Its imperfections didn't matter, because he could easily replace one moment by the next, one Saladin by another. - Salman Rushdie
By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity -- another man's I mean. - Mark Twain
Every instant of time is a pinprick of eternity. All things are petty, easily changed, and vanishing away.
Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then. - Samuel Johnson
Here's my advice: don't put all your hope and faith into something that could suddenly and easily disappear. And honestly, that's almost anything. The only thing that will never go away, that will never fail you, is your faith in God. - Bethany Hamilton
A 'no' does not hide anything, but a 'yes' very easily becomes a deception. - Søren Kierkegaard
The key to knowing joy is being easily pleased. - Mark Nepo
Philosophically speaking, shadows of people are friendlier than people themselves because they come together very easily! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When I'm trusting and being myself... everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously. - Shakti Gawain
How easily they spoke of love. And yet, when she'd needed the certainty of his feeling for her, he'd let her slip away, never able to bring himself to tell her about the ways in which he'd been changed. He'd been incapable he'd let Nenebah believe the problem lay with her. - Aminatta Forna
The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years. - Agatha Christie
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for. - Socrates
When you are not full of the Holy Spirit, you easily cower in fear and lack a stand on truth - Paul Gitwaza
People are like pistachios. Some of them open up easily, but there are others who need to be really broken to get into.- - RVM
Love is... Something that is easily done by those who know how to respect itHard for those who don't know how to comprehend or accept itA feeling that can break through any barrierOr disable the harness of the strongest carrier - Nausha Miller
I don't like the memories because the tears come easily, and once again I break my promise to myself for this day. It's a constant battle. a war between remembering and forgetting. - E.E. Cummings
When you are alone you can easily judge yourself. - ArslanHaider
Radio Wave Sickness and Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity are easily preventable and one can only wonder how much longer the insanity of modern governments is going to be allowed to continue in this area. - Steven Magee
Acting is a form of deception, and actors can mesmerize themselves almost as easily as an audience. - Leo Rosten
I am staring into eyes so dark and compelling that I feel as if I could easily lose myself within them. He moves me slightly away from his body but doesn't let go. Energy, just like in the forest a few nights ago, ebbs and flows betwen us. - Jennifer Sucevic
As the archaeology of our thought easily shows, man is an invention of recent date. And one perhaps nearing its end. - Michel Foucault
It seemed weird calling a teenager 'sir' but I'd learned to be careful with immortals. They tended to get offended easily. Then, they blew stuff up. - Rick Riordan
The kind of love that offers its life so easily, so stupidly is always the love that is not returned. - Ann Patchett
In philosophy it is always good to put a question instead of an answer to a question. For an answer to the philosophical question may easily be unfair; disposing of it by means of another question is not. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
I cannot think that man is meant to find happiness so easily! Happiness is like one of those palaces on an enchanted island, its gates guarded by dragons. One must fight to gain it; and, in truth, I do not know what I have done to deserve the good fortune of becoming Mercédès, husband. - Alexandre Dumas
That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly. - Unknown
As a general rule the one who is not easily accessible is more valuable. - Amit Kalantri
I bruise easily and sometimes I can’t stop bleeding. - Jennifer Elisabeth
God made man stronger but not necessarily more intelligent. He gave women intuition and femininity. And, used properly, that combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met. - Farrah Fawcett
A woman can tolerate delays knowing they are not denials; she is diligent, and composed. She is not easily irritated like love; she endures all things, beans all things and can be stretched to any limit. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
I could simply kill you now, get it over with, who would know the difference? I could easily kick you in, stove you under, for all those times, mean on gin, you rammed words into my belly. (p. 52) - Barbara Blatner
Words are powerless when confronted by catastrophe; they're pitiable, wretched, and easily distorted - Aharon Appelfeld
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself. - Samuel Johnson
He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind. - Samuel Johnson
An intelligent woman is a goldmine! She has the ability to learn, reason and understand things better and faster than her contemporaries. She is competent, alert and can reason out stuffs easily. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Things that are easily done are often much harder to undo. Sometimes, impossible. - Janette Rallison
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier that other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are.
Dating is like a game. If someone feels like they have won us over too easily, they won’t see our value and will go elsewhere to find something they have to work a little bit harder for. - Daniel Willey
When we are able to do something so easily, we regard such thing as simplicity; but simplicity is complexity. Withing the things which are simple lay the things which are complex and within the things which are complex, lay the things which are simple - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Light enters a broken vessel more easily than an intact one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
People believe a little too easily that the function of the sun is to help the cabbages along. - Gustave Flaubert
There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges. - Ernest Hemingway
Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. - Thomas Paine
Sometimes I scare myself at how easily I slip inside my mind and live vicariously through these characters. - Teresa Mummert
When you live by the demands and supply of life, your life becomes easily predictable. - Sunday Adelaja
There are two ways to slide easily though life: To believe everything, or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking. - Alfred Korzybski
Steady faith is stronger than destiny. Destiny is the result of causes, mostly accidental, and is therefore loosely woven. Confidence and good hope will overcome it easily. - Nisargadatta Maharaj
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it. - Samuel Johnson
Because introverts are typically good listeners and, at least, have the appearance of calmness, we are attractive to emotionally needy people. Introverts, gratified that other people are initiating with them, can easily get caught in these exhausting and unsatisfying relationships. - Adam S. McHugh
Humble leaders trust more easily because they realize that the world does not rest solely on their shoulders. - -Shandel Slaten
A sacrifice is not convenient. If it is something we can easily do, then it is not a sacrifice. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
The beauty of the cross and our crucified Lord cannot be easily fathomed by human mind or by barely reading scriptures in bits, but by careful reading of entire scripture in the spirit which will in turn engulf one with wisdom and love. - Henrietta Newton Martin -Senior Legal Consultant & Author in law. (B.Com,LLB-goldmedalist, LLM-GoldM
You are correct in saying that desires often come from things we cannot easily gain - mine, being that of your love. By all accounts, I do wish I could steal it. But I am not that sort of man. I will wait. Forever and a day...I will wait. - Renee Vincent
The true artist plays mad with his soul, labors at the very lip of the volcano, but remembers and clings to his purpose, which is as strong as the dream. He is not someone possessed, like Cassandra, but a passionate, easily tempted explorer who fully intends to get home again, like Odysseus. - John Gardner
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down. - Woody Allen
Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for.
Unfortunately, we do not often see the advantages in the power of values and virtues. We are easily taken away by physical wealth, material possessions and the power of money. - Sunday Adelaja
Until you realize how easily it is for your mind to be manipulated, you remain the puppet of someone else's game. - Evita Ochel
For men who had easily endured hardship, danger and difficult uncertainty, leisure and riches, though in some ways desirable, proved burdensome and a source of grief. - Sallust
Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended. - Benjamin Franklin
Why is it so easy to abandon ourselves, and why do we so easily fall into the illusion that this self-abandonment is the only way people will like us? - Ariana Carruth
Spoken words evaporated into the air just as easily as burned letters, but the sound of them seemed immortal. It was as if a word spoken could not be destroyed. - Laura Moncur
Virtues untie the knots that life could sometimes bring our way and they glide us through easily. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government. - Bertrand Russell
I never wanted to be alone, but I always opted for loneliness. I am an emotional, sensitive and expressive creature. I cannot detach my feelings, never could I control. I fall in love and I can be easily broken. - M.F. Moonzajer
I hate often and easily. I hate, for example, people who sit with their legs splayed. People who claim to give 110 percent. People who call themselves "comfortable" when what they mean is decadently rich. You're so judgmental, my shrink tells me, and I cry all the way home, thinking of it. - Jenny Offill
Life is cocktail of all things- pain, pleasure, enjoyment, exploration, breaking up & healing up.The moment when you decide what to hold on and what to let go in life, the life will be more like that. And one can enjoy this cocktail only when you learn to let go things easily. - raja shakeel mushtaque
The master of thinking is like a master of sword! He can easily win any fight with a high art and a great elegance! - Mehmet Murat ildan
"Snow was falling, so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness. - Mary Oliver
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Prosperity is living easily and happily in the real world, whether you have money or not.
By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean. - Mark Twain
Things that are too easily achieved don't inspire anyone. - Constance Chuks Friday
The world forgets easily, too easily, what it does not like to remember. - Jacob A. Riis
Hatred or disliking for someone is something that doesn't come easily but once it comes, it make sure not to leave your heart and mind and stay there either for ever or a long time. - Shivam Singh
People without an internalized symbolic system can all too easily become captives of the media. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
I was just an option.Blown easily to piecesand offered to the skyby the sweet laced painupon your lips. - Jessica Kristie
The innocent-sounding words Yes, it’s close enough to walk can easily lure the unsuspecting tourist into an exhausting day-long climb, requiring supplemental oxygen, crampons, and a pickax. - Maryrose Wood (The Hidden Gallery)
Genealogy itself is something of a privilege, coming far more easily to those of us for whom enslavement, conquest, and dispossession of our land has not been our lot. - Tim Wise
You won't forget a woman like her, easily anyway. Once you cross paths with Magic it's hard to see life the same. - Nikki Rowe
Any idiot or imbecile can easily make enemies; the important and the hard thing is to make friends easily and keep them as friends always! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You can easily miss out on the joy of today by worrying about the what if’s of tomorrow. Tomorrow is not guaranteed, so bask in the joy of the day and tomorrows what if’s will take care of themselves. - DeWayne Owens
He easily gathered her in his arms; Gramma was made up of skin and bones and hate and crazy - and hate and crazy don't weigh anything. - Barry Lyga
By puberty I learned that nothing worth having could be easily attained and to succeed one must be single minded. - Russell Brand
Our prayers for others flow more easily than those for ourselves. This shows we are made to live by charity. - C.S. Lewis
All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh. - Doris Lessing
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed than one is adversity. - Plutarch
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. - Plato
Happiness comes from within. It is not dependent on external things or on other people. You become vulnerable and can be easily hurt when your feelings of security and happiness depend on the behavior and actions of other people. Never give your power to anyone else. - Brian L. Weiss
We were all pawns easily discarded at the whims of monsters, some of whom were younger than me. - Brima Lamin & Chantale Wesley-Lamin, The Walk - Memoir of a Liberian Civil War Survivor, 2016
Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds. - Democritus
Its true that love doesn't come easily. Its equally hard to just let it go. Ironically, its just not in your hand. - Heenashree Khandelwal
Still not sure about how easily he could be integrated into their posse, Trevor smiled in delighted relief at how tolerantly two of his close friends had received his new identity. - Zack Love
Holy Prophet PBUH promulgated a justice system regardless of status of people, yet in Pak the powerful easily escapes. - Imran Khan
And yet I was filled with grief. In the beginning of all love there is grief, because at that moment you’re closest to the ghost of parting. You know how easily it could all slip away, how easily it could evaporate into eternal, never-to-be-consummated longing. - Edeet Ravel
Rather do what is nothing in the purpose than to be idle, that the devil may find thee doing. The bird that sits is easily shot when the fliers escape the fowler. Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all the virtues, and is the self-made sepulcher of a living man. - Francis Quarles
Because a superior fried-chicken restaurant is often the institutional extension of a single chicken-obsessed woman, I realize that, like a good secondhand bookstore or a bad South American dictatorship, it is not easily passed down intact. - Calvin Trillin
Fighting makes us feel alive, until it kills us. If it doesn’t kill us, the pain of sitting alone with ourselves, quietly, under constant assault by our own thoughts and memories of war can easily be enough to make us wish we’d died in battle instead. - Agnostic Zetetic
Never give anything so easily. Life is not a gift, life is a struggle. Make him dream of it and it will make him more and more happy while getting it. If anybody has already become accustomed to the happiness, it is not happiness yet. - Elmar Hussein
A democracy without values easily turns into open or thinly disguised totalitarianism. - Pope John Paul II
Thoughts can be easily expressed by words but feeling are very hard to express with words. - Luffina Lourduraj
If it's your greatest dream, you wouldn't give up so easily.. So do yourself a favour, find it again & start focusing on anything that will help you materialise it, it's not going to be a walk in the park, but it will help you sleep at night; 10 years from now. - Nikki Rowe
What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears as easily as we open and shut our eyes! - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star. - Edward Chapin
In my life so far, I have discovered that there are really only two kinds of people: those who are for you, and those who are against you. Learn to recognize them, for they are often and easily mistaken for each other. - Lemmy Kilmister
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. - Woody Allen
Good literature is one key to peace. When we stop reading each other, when we stop paying attention to each other's words and stories, we too easily oppose one another. - Dave DiGrazie
There's nothing so wrong that it can't be easily fixed or easily ignored. I just let things roll off.
The body often contains emotional truths that words can too easily gloss over. - Esther Perel
What I always say is that Japanese are like willow. We can be bent easily, but once you try to break us, it would not be so easy. - Hiroko Sakai
Everyone believes very easily whatever he fears or desires. - Jean de La Fontaine
These earthenware bowls are fragile and easily broken, they are only made of a little clay on which fortune has precariously bestowed a shape, and the same could be said of mankind. - José Saramago
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government. - Benjamin Franklin
Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.
When we are able to do something so easily, we regard such thing as simple; but simplicity is complexity. Withing the things which are simple lay the things which are complex and within the things which are complex, lay the things which are simple - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah y
I can see that how life can be easily lived with a single hope only. - Aditya Pandya
Everybody finds themselves sometimes deficient in what they need, and put to inconvenience ... the richest people may easily be without something they want, and that is practically to suffer poverty. Accept such occurrences cheerfully, rejoice in them, bear them willingly. - Francis de Sales
If you're a true student of the truth, you may easily get frustrated when people try to make points based on mysticism and cultural beliefs. - Assegid Habtewold
O Holy Spirit, give me a simple heart which will not retire within itself to savor its own sorrows, a heart magnanimous in giving itself, easily moved to compassion, a faithful, generous heart, which does not forget any favor received nor hold resentment for any injuries done to it. - Leonce de Grandmaison
The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means. - Sir Henry Taylor
Free children are not easily influenced; the absence of fear accounts for this phenomenon. Indeed, the absence of fear is the finest thing that can happen to a child.
You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world's happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or is discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime. - Dale Carnegie
Don't allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily - Paulo Coelho
My mind does not easily accept stately historical processions. - Zadie Smith
I'd discovered that the range of beauty in breasts is wide; while one should never lightly say that a pair is ugly, one can easily say that a pair of breasts is beautiful. Hedgehogs are beautiful sometimes; so are baby pigs. - Mo Yan
Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place - Carl Jung
You don't always get stronger on the days that everything comes easily to you. - Nastia Liukin
People who are easily embarrassed those who blush too often and too soon usually end up retreating from excellence. - Joseph Bottum
If you aren't constantly focused on your goals, you can easily waste all of the time, energy and money you invest in pursuing them. - Rob Liano
....finally I see that it’s never been me, just a blanket that keeps you warm. Easily tossed alongwhen something flashier or someone prettier comes along. Your heart I held so carefully, I see, this was all just a game... - Coco J. Ginger
They call good evil and evil good. There are those who are so easily offended that they lose their ability to ever discern any truth, and this is often derived from a sort of frenzy by way of their own masked prejudice. - Criss Jami
I tell you loneliness is the thing to master. Courage and fear, love, death are only parts of it and can easily be ruled afterwards. If I make myself master my own loneliness there will be peace or safety: and perhaps these are the same. - Martha Gellhorn
I can't understand why a person will take a year to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars. - Fred Allen
Stop assuming I don't have any emotions. My inner thoughts might not be easily seen on my face. I do think and feel. - Tina J. Richardson
While people pray in temples, God sends prophets with unacceptable appearances and by doing so easily selects the elect - Daniel Marques
The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.
Your dreams are like the cement. If you water it with actions, it becomes a hard concrete mass. But if you leave it exposed and unwatered, the air will easily blow it away! - Israelmore Ayivor
By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity another man’s, I mean. - Mark Twain
There is an incredible beauty in your touch, it can heal the gravest wounds. And in your smile, that can easily mend any broken heart. - Luan
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
A fool can easily be known(identified) by what proceeds from his or her mouth. - Adedayo kingjerry
Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us."[The One Un-American Act, Speech to the Author's Guild Council in New York, on receiving the 1951 Lauterbach Award (December 3, 1952)] - William O. Douglas
The day you yearn greatly for in your life, will never come so easily as you think without great sacrifice. - Auliq Ice
In fact a favourite problem of [John Tyndall] is—Given the molecular forces in a mutton chop, deduce Hamlet or Faust therefrom. He is confident that the Physics of the Future will solve this easily. - Thomas Henry Huxley
(about cats) They also resist our calls to come, to move, to obey, to present themselves, to do all the things that dogs do so easily. This drives some people crazy. Cats do not even care what drives us crazy! - Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
The phrase "action speaks louder than words," is most easily proven by a swift kick to the genitals. - Devin J. Monroe
Not all of Derrida's writing is to everyone's taste. He had an irritating habit of overusing the rhetorical question, which lends itself easily to parody: 'What is it, to speak? How can I even speak of this? Who is this "I" who speaks of speaking? - Terry Eagleton
My God, these folks don't know how to love -- that's why they love so easily. - D.H. Lawrence
I'm self-sufficient. I spend a lot of time on my own and I shut off quite easily. When I communicate, I communicate 900 per cent, then I shut off, which scares people sometimes. - Björk
Your own family resemblances are a frustrating code, most easily read by those who know you least. - Barbara Kingsolver
A dynamic person can easily grow and become a civil human when they start to live independently. - Saaif Alam
Religious unity does not come so easily. It is not a piece of pie, which you can buy in the shop. It takes sincere efforts from every single human being on this planet. - Abhijit Naskar
There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking. - Alfred Korzybski
The art of betrayal has not taught me to be bitter, but not so easily misplace trust. - VaeEshia Ratcliff-Davis
A tattoo is permanent; with a marriage you can more easily change your mind. - Carolyn V. Hamilton
The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a great lie than to a small one. - Adolf Hitler
Anger slowly.Forgive quickly.Trust cautiously.Love easily. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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