Quotation Explorer - 'Element'

It is theologically and anthropologically important for woman to be at the center of Christianity. Through Mary, and the other holy women, the feminine element stands at the heart of the Christian religion. - Pope Benedict XVI
Wonder is the heaviest element on the periodic table. Even a tiny fleck of it stops time. - Diane Ackerman
Peace is natural.Every human begin is a living element of Peace. Peace has many faces and forms those need to be identified, accepted, promoted and celebrated everyday. It is first a personal responsibility and then collective. Failure of doing that is root cause of violence not conflict. - William Gomes
Love, trust, sincerity and sex key element of happy married life. - Minesh Shakya
Most people believe the mind to be a mirror, more or less accurately reflecting the world outside them, not realizing on the contrary that the mind is itself the principal element of creation. - Rabindranath Tagore
Morality is not man's prison but rather the divine element in him. - Pope Benedict XVI
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The main element of true reconciliation is the public education system. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Self-control is the chief element in self-respect and self-respect is the chief element in courage. - Thucydides
There is probably an element of malice in our readiness to overestimate people - we are, as it were, laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size. - Eric Hoffer
You need three things to become a successful novelist: talent, luck and discipline. Discipline is the one element of those three things that you can control, and so that is the one that you have to focus on controlling, and you just have to hope and trust in the other two. - Michael Chabon
Beauty, then, is not mere decoration, but rather an essential element of the liturgical action, since it is an attribute of God himself and his revelation. These considerations should make us realize the care which is needed, if the liturgical action is to reflect its innate splendour. - Pope Benedict XVI
The bitterest tragic element in life to be derived from an intellectual source is the belief in a brute Fate or Destiny. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
She has this curious heavy grace, like something out of its element making do in a heavier medium. Like she should be living in water. - Keri Hulme
And I said, 'Do I have leprosy?' And they said, 'You are a dangerous element. - David E Hoffman
Those who believe that they believe in God, but without passion in their hearts, without anguish in mind, without uncertainty, without doubt, without an element of despair even in their consolation, believe only in the God idea, not God Himself. - Miguel de Unamuno
My-ness (mamta) is indeed parigrah [attachment to material objects]; material object is not a parigrah. Gnani doesn’t have My-ness (mamata), He has the eternal element (experience of Pure Soul). - Dada Bhagwan
If you are in difficulties with a book, try the element of surprise: attack it at an hour when it isn't expecting it. - H.G. Wells
The best way to detect the destructive element in someone is to watch closely their behavioural pattern when given authority over poverty. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The most powerful element in this Universe is love. If you think it does not exist, then you are not sure about your own existence too. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
Memory is that element in our consciousness that connects the past with the present. If we had no memory, there would be only one moment of our life, the moment we call now, and we would never consciously recognize more than this single moment. - Gustaf Stromberg
All the successful personalities had one common element, they all liked reading books. - Amit Kalantri
What was any art but a mold to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself- life hurrying past us and running away, to strong to stop, too sweet to lose. - Willa Cather
Sin is the only real colour element left in modern life. - Oscar Wilde
Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The central element in the economic problem of money is the objective exchange-value of money, popularly called its purchasing power. - Ludwig von Mises
In America, I appear more simple that I am, because I was completely out of my element. It was my misfortune, not my fault, that I was born in a country which was not congenial to my desires. -1815, in a letter to her father William Patterson - Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
The energy of mindfulness has the element of friendship and loving kindness in it. - Thich Nhat Hanh
While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free. - Eugene V. Debs
If there is one basic element in our Constitution, it is civilian control of the military.
God used the element of faith to construct the earth and its inhabitants. Whatever he said, it came to pass, then dropped these elements in us to say whatever we want to also come to pass, but sin and disbelieve has murdered the faith in us and need to be ressurected by purity and strong will power. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The element of craftsmanship in poetry is obscured by the fact that all men are taught to speak and most to read and write, while very few men are taught to draw or paint or write music. - W.H. Auden
The dependency of the human element on Planet Earth is a profoundly personal relationship with Nature’s Mom. - Wes Adamson
The element of chance in basic research is overrated. Chance is a lady who smiles only upon those few who know how to make her smile. - Hans Selye
PUBLISH, n. In literary affairs, to become the fundamental element in a cone of critics. - Ambrose Bierce
Humor comes from self-confidence. There's an aggressive element to wit. - Rita Mae Brown
Soul (Atma), Absolute Knowledge (Gnan) and the Absolute Supreme Soul (Parmatma) are one and the same element. - Dada Bhagwan
A crucial element of the real self is its unconditional acceptance of itself. - Michael Adzema
No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination. - Edward Hopper
Becoming well known (at least among your prospects & connections) is the most valuable element in the connection process. - Jeffrey Gitomer
Science fiction is the arena of the not-yet, and every science fiction story has this element of not-yet-ness — usually a bit of technology or a scientific discovery that we don't know about in the real world of the present but that might be a possibility in the future. - Welch Everman
On a basic level, he had seen first-hand how his government used the element of fear to accomplish its objectives; the same element of fear that had been used as an excuse to engage its huge war machine in conflicts for the profits of America’s oligarchy. - Kenneth Eade
An author is similar to an actor. They play many characters in their lives—photographer, nurse, dancer, doctor, writer, etc. As an author, you have to learn your craft, know each and every element to become that character you’re writing about to be able to live and breathe what they do. - Mischa Temaul
Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith. - Paul Tillich
The easiest way to disturb or create an element of horror is to take a positive emotion and put it in a negative situation, to create dissonance. - R.R. Hood
Without an element of vulgarity, no man can be a work of art...I have to try and think what an artist is, apart from a hooligan who cannot live within his income of praise. - Quentin Crisp
While there is a lower class I am in it. While there is a criminal element I am of it. While there is a soul in prison I am not free. - Eugene V. Debs
WORSHIP, n. Homo Creator's testimony to the sound construction and fine finish of Deus Creatus. A popular form of abjection, having an element of pride. - Ambrose Bierce
All pleasures contain an element of sadness. - Jonathan Eibeschutz
If you cannot find an element of Humour in something, your not taking it seriously enough. - Ilyas Kassam
Narratives are the primary way in which we make sense of our lives, as opposed to, for example schema,cognition, beliefs, constructs. Definition of narrative include the important element of giving meaning to events and experiences over time by connecting them as a developing, continuing story. - Jacqui Stedmon
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
Whenever the government is involved, there is an element of coercion. - Dinesh D'Souza
Every single element of this universe is interesting, all you need is to take a look. - MHQ
Bringing the essence of life in form of experience is the most crucial element in the development of human mind. - Maitreya Rudrabhayananda
The society of women is the element of good manners. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizzare which seems inherent in them. - Jean Cocteau
The arts must be considered an essential element of education... They are tools for living life reflectively, joyfully and with the ability to shape the future. - Shirley Trusty Corey
There is a system alright, but the actual element of education has long gone. - Abhijit Naskar
While there is a lower class, I am in it. While there is a criminal element, I am of it.While there is a soul in prison, I am not free. - Eugene V. Debs
Mental toughness is an element in the make up of perseverance. - Manuela George-Izunwa
Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before. - Edith Wharton
Panicky despair is an underrated element of writing. - Dave Barry
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