Quotation Explorer - 'Etc'

A man's mind, stretched by new ideas, may never reurn to it's original dimensions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
He gave up. No hint of ember behind his eyes nor life in his breath. He snipped the last, overstretched strand of hope, and nicked the strand of life by mistake. He did it with his hands. - Hubert Martin
Gathering your own reference materials, sketches and using your own imagination is going to help you grow as an artist far more than stealing someone else's work. - Bonnie Hamlin
...then he stretched himself alongside her to smoke a cigarette with all the ceremony of an opium dreamer. - Anaïs Nin
A mind stretched by a new ideanever shrinks back to its original proportions. ~ - Oliver Wendell Holmes
We work hard to ensure an increase in investment, income, profit, savings, etc. - Sunday Adelaja
I'm holding a super-expandable energy-powered towel. I've made friends with space hamsters. I think we've stretched believability rather far, don't you? - Michael S. Atkinson
the pavement makes no soundas it touches your feetcalm and constantlike silence on repeatlanguidly your thoughts bleedinto the evening airin crimson red the words read'some things are beyond repair - Anna Jae
All this twaddle, the existence of God, atheism, determinism, liberation, societies, death, etc., are pieces of a chess game called language, and they are amusing only if one does not preoccupy oneself with 'winning or losing this game of chess. - Marcel Duchamp
Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.
Every touch of you on my skin has burnt and etched your name on my soul. Whenever I close my eyes and try to feel myself, all I can hear is constant echoes of your name in my head, and all I can feel is the constant longing for the darkness. - Akshay Vasu
Who but the Christian, among the religions of the world and throughout time, worships a God who loves him so much that he died an agonizing and wretched death to pay for his sins? - Ron Brackin
For me, the short story is not a character sketch, a mouse trap, an epiphany, a slice of suburban life. It is the flowering of a symbol center. It is a poem grafted onto sturdier stock. - William H. Gass
People who tell you exactly what they think of you aren't necessarily enemies. - Mac Fletcher Gates of Dawn - in progress
Everything big, once started little. Discipline yourself and work to become an excellent person at what you want. Stretch yourself daily and go a little further than yesterday. Growth is the key to winning success. - Mark LaMoure
Every idea is in the soul of its owner. No other power can shift it to another soul, that is why we have the telephone, aircraft, etc, each having its unique inventor. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Un bon croquis vaut mieux qu'un long discours (A good sketch is better than a long speech) - Napoléon Bonaparte
I spend as much time as I can sketching from nature, Dartmoor contains such a rich variety of landscape, as many boulders, foaming rivers and twisted trees as my heart could ever desire. . . . When I look into a river, I feel I could spend a whole lifetime just painting that river. - Alan Lee
If someone listens, or stretches out a hand, or whispers a kind word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen. - Loretta Girzaitis
Sketch your dreams,color it and days will make it real. - Mohammed Sekouty
One truism lay underneath every choice and word: change what people think and you change the world. - Michael R. Fletcher
Divine Love is the key to all of existence. Without it, nothing can survive. Every one of us is only seeking one thing. Though it is called by many names (God, Alpha and Omega, Allah, etc..) it's ultimate name is Divine Love. - C.Michelle Gonzalez
Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
The present is a rope stretched over the past. The secret to walking it is, you never look down. - Sean Stewart
There can be no greater stretch of arbitrary power than to seize children from their parents, teach them whatever the authorities decree they shall be taught, and expropriate from the parents the funds to pay for the procedure. - Isabel Paterson
Unlike the rest of nature, our mission in life is not etched in stone. We can choose our destiny, and we do, either by design or default, by taking control of our lives’ or relinquishing it to others. - Glenn A. Maltais
For in disease the most voluntary or most special movements, faculties, etc., suffer first and most, that is in an order the exact opposite of evolution. Therefore I call this the principle of Dissolution. - John Hughlings Jackson
I have known sorrow and learned to aid the wretched. - Virgil
I tried always to do better: saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself. - Audrey Hepburn
When you etch your moral code in stone, you have no room for editing. You leave open the possibility that, as our ethical views evolve, your code becomes less relevant. You could find yourself with four of ten divine moral laws describing how to treat God and zero that prohibit rape or slavery. - David G. McAfee
Spreading its wings, her love stretched out and touching his tangled, frozen soul and from the first word, became ensnared in its icy grip where it remained, intrinsically entwined within an alternating web of dreams and nightmares. Forever lost, forever lost... - Virginia Alison
A time will come when men will stretch out their eyes. They should see planets like our Earth. - Christopher Wren
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong. - William J. H. Boetcker
The real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort-he never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature. - Arnold Bennett
Life is a wretched gray Saturday, but it has to be lived through. - Anthony Burgess
If you stretch your soul, you will find your sacred spirit. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Being loved is the only thing that is admirable by any stretch of the imagination. - Auliq-Ice
The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary. - Italo Calvino
All terrific but the people. THE PEOPLE. Everyone looks so exalted, or so wretched, or so spiffy, so funny, so splendid. If you are ever bored or blue, stand on the street corner for half an hour. - Maira Kalman
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is People begin to think that there is no natural process to success, hence the fraudulent nouveau riche (swindlers, drug pushers, 419 scammers etc.) begin to become respected in the society - Sunday Adelaja
If we were rational enough to judge what we are fed based on what we are fed, those in the business of selling us hope (i.e., public speakers, presidents, priests, etc.) wouldn't wear suits. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I, a miserable wretch, haunted by a curse that shut up every avenue to enjoyment. - Mary Shelley
Don't," she begged, knowing that surely she was trying his patience, that his kindness would stretch just so far, that if he were truly kind he could never have survived as a vampire. - Vivian Vande Velde
Surround yourself with people who are the ketchup to your french fries-they make you a better version of yourself. Yes french fries are amazing on their own, but combined with ketchup they are a force. Spend time with people who bring out your true flavors, but don’t overpower you. - Grace Helbig
Some of us fast so that we can have less discomfort in life. The reason is not far-fetched God is not interested in your comfort. He is more interested in your purpose. - Sunday Adelaja
He smiled then, and that smile was like the sunset, stretching from one end of her existence to the other, lighting her way not by sight, but with a slow kindle inside she knew would never leave her bereft for the sun's warmth. - Joey W. Hill
I'm always sketchy of people who don't like grits. - Jaycee Ford
Can't stand all these poisonous creatures, all these snakes and insects and fish and things. Wretched things, biting everybody. And then people expect me to tell them what to do about it. I'll tell them what to do. Don't get bitten in the first place. (quoting Dr. Struan Sutherland) - Douglas Adams
Boys did not go to work on the railroad simply because their fathers did. What fetched them were sights and sounds of moving trains, and above all the whistle of a locomotive. I've heard of the call of the wild, the call of the law, the call of the church. There is also the call of the railroad. - Gary Krist
We have our stories, and we speak of them, and weave them into other people's stories - that's how it goes, does it not? - Susan Fletcher
One of the most effective ways to empower a group is to help them get finance.Yes, money.Whether it be women, minority groups etc.Without economic independence, freedom is a hoax - Magnus Nwagu Amudi
Each difference in a relationship represents an opportunity for the participants to grow and stretch. - Les Carter
17. We live on this earth till we die one dayThough we crave to live, death doth make its swayNone can stop it, thou nor I from its wayNor tears of kith and kin keeps it away - Manuel Newton-Management Consultant and Poet MA M.Com LLB ICWA FIBAM FIMM etc
Here were we wretched creatures of men making for each other's throats, and outraging the good earth which God had made so fair a habitation. - John Buchan
The best cure for a stick up your butt is a dog to play fetch with. - Ryan Lilly
Prayer is our yearning for God, the cry of our poverty and misery, stretching out toward the throne of His divine mercy. - Emmanuel D'Alzon
If you notice that devil hinder your work or demons disturb your family etc., then address them and cast them out of your circumstances - Sunday Adelaja
A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. - Groucho Marx
Said Hamlet to Ophelia,I'll draw a sketch of thee.What kind of pencil shall I use?2B or not 2B? - Spike Milligan
Writing is wretched, discouraging, physically unhealthy, infinitely frustrating work. And when it all comes together it’s utterly glorious." Ralph Peters - National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Pep Talk
I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker. - Stanley Kubrick
A poet has to be a bit childlike at heart, and in that sense all the romantic stereotypes about poets being "eternal children", etc, are all accurate. They believe, whatever they may say, that art and words can change the world. - John Thomas Allen
People living godly will dwell on high. Meaning wealth, honour, prosperity, fame, elevation, joy etc. - Sunday Adelaja
Now that I've relinquished my fantasies of all the people I wish I could be, and stopped feeling guilty about [them], I have more time for the things that I truly enjoy. - Gretchen Rubin
Time is like a fashionable host That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand, And with his arm outstretch'd, as he would fly, Grasps in the comer. - William Shakespeare
He’d thought it would be the right thing to say, but she scoffed a little… and that, more than anything—more than the prospect of having his ribs crushed in or his face pulled off or his neck stretched on a rope—scared him out of his wits. - V.S. Carnes
The reason I sketch your pic at times because in your smile I see something more beautiful than the stars. - Abhishek Kumar Singh
The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work ot make it better. - Barbra Pletcher
Too lazy to be ambitious,I let the world take care of itself.Ten days' worth of rice in my bag;a bundle of twigs by the fireplace.Why chatter about delusion and enlightenment?Listening to the night rain on my roof,I sit comfortably, with both legs stretched out. - Ryokan
America does not have a health-car system. We have a sick-care system... It's a stretch to use the word "system" to describe, as this word denotes organization. - Peter Bach Pulmonologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering
What," "how," "when," etc are all questions more or less common to religion and philosophy. But to ask "why" is a transgression in religion, and this inquiry has undoubtedly taken the heaviest tolls on intellect. - Raheel Farooq
It is better, I think, to grab at the stars than to sit flustered because you know you cannot reach them... At least he who reaches will get a good stretch, a good view, and perhaps even a low-hanging apple for his efforts.
The notion of picking one time of year to be decent to other people is obscene because it's actually validating the notion of being miserable wretches the rest of the year. - Pam Davis
Just Because I Write About Horror, And The Supernatural, Etc...Doesn't Mean I Am A Monster Or A Bad Person. - Chris Mentillo
I want to understand the strings that are tied between me and certain other people and if they really can stretch through infinite time and space without ever breaking. Are soul mates real, and is my life ever going to make sense? - Jennifer Elisabeth
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry; But were we burdened with like weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain. - William Shakespeare
To be in love Is to touch with a lighter hand. In yourself you stretch, you are well. - Gwendolyn Brooks
My outstretched arms found hers, and I was home. - Hilary T. Smith
We pray because of that, to have less discomfort in life. This prayer is left unanswered for some reasons. The reason is not far-fetched God is not interested in your comfort. He is more interested in your purpose. - Sunday Adelaja
People who spend their lives like to go to parties and cinemas, sit at home and watch movies, TV Series, TV dramas, etc.They think this is life. But it is spending life not living life. - Sunday Adelaja
Where I grew up, women’s liberation was when you let a chick out of her cage for 15 minutes so she could stretch her legs. - John Rachel
Nature takes the decision first, man agrees, reconciles, modifies, refutes, contradicts etc., subsequently. It means the application of reason, the discretionary power of a man, only happens afterwards! - Thiruman Archunan
Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you. - Shannon L. Alder
Slowly, Jimmy held up his outstretched hands. Men had been arguing for two hundred years about this gesture; would every creature, everywhere in the universe, interpret this as "See--no weapons"? But no one could think of anything better. - Arthur C. Clarke
Remember sixteen - when all the world was new and your life stretched before you like fresh snow waiting for your footprints. - Peggy Toney Horton
The heart will stretch a short love into long memories. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Wordsare powerfulforces of nature.they are destruction.they are nourishment. they are flesh. they are water.they are flowers and bone.they burn. they cleansethey erase. they etch. they can eitherleave youfeelinghomelessor brimmingwith home. - Sanober Khan
For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity. - Henri Cartier-Bresson
True success is achieved by stretching oneself, learning to feel comfortable being uncomfortable. - Ken Poirot
Meaningful student involvement is the process of engaging students as partners in every facet of school change for the purpose strengthening their commitment to education, community & democracy. - Adam Fletcher
Am I tough? Am I strong? Am I hard-core? Absolutely. Did I whimper with pathetic delight when I sank my teeth into my hot fried-chicken sandwich? You betcha. - James Patterson
Deeds, not words shall speak me. - John Fletcher
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people. - Logan Pearsall Smith
We cannot destroy kindred: Our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break. - Marie de Rabutin-Chantal
Life ups the self-esteem of a low-paid man by giving him things that the high-paid man that he envies cannot buy (intellect, looks, sex appeal, etc.). - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The long rays of sun stretched across the street and touched the twisted mabati tin roofs of the shops, creating a soft light that dulled the dust and rust, making them look almost beautiful. - Stanley Gazemba (Bahati Books)
When one person of whole nation fails to achieve his set goals, it influence the whole country.. That is why most of the countries are victim of terrorism, theft, snatching and etcetera - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
Don't stretch a season out to a lifetime. Know when to let go. - Elizabeth Bourgeret
But one wants the idea of Death, you know, as something large and unknowable, something that allows a person to stretch himself out. Especially one wants it if one is tired. Or perhaps what one wants is simply a release from sensation, from all consciousness for ever.... - Stevie Smith
Personal Responsibility is something that you should do because it is morally right, legally required, etc. - Sunday Adelaja
A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimension. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt. - Titus Maccius Plautus
There are certain mortal moments and minutes that matter. Certain hingepoints in the history of each human. Some seconds are so decisive they shrink the soul, while others are spent, so as to stretch the soul. - Neal A. Maxwell
Majority of people find that nature is anything that walks and grows on planet Earth, astronomers have found that this nature stretches way beyond our atmosphere as far as we can see in to the Universe. - Michel Reitsma
The constant bombardment of the paranormal through media (Reality TV, Movies, Magazines etc.) is desensitizing our understanding of the cosmic warfare that is being waged by Satan. - Jonah Books.com
The trees and shrubs rear white arms to the sky on every side; and where were walls and fences, we see forms stretching in frolic gambols across the dusky landscape, as if Nature had strewn her fresh designs over the fields by night as models for man's art. - Henry David Thoreau
Every kind of relationship needs encouragement from both parties. Be it marriage, dating, friendship, enmity etc. - Nike Thaddeus
How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. . . . All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple, frugal heart. - Nikos Kazantzakis
Is demum miser est, cuius nobilitas miserias nobilitat. (Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.) - Lucius Accius
Stretch your mind and be very kind. Stress will melt away and life will be fine. - Debasish Mridha
In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential. It’s no different in the financial realm - Suze Orman
If a tiny bud dares unfold to a wakening new world, if a narrow blade of grass dares to poke its head up from an unlit earth, then surely I can rise and stretch my winter weary bones, surely I can set my face to the spring sun. Surely, I too can be reborn. - Toni Sorenson
Among the great struggles of man-good/evil, reason/unreason, etc.-there is also this mighty conflict between the fantasy of Home and the fantasy of Away, the dream of roots and the mirage of the journey. - Salman Rushdie
Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb. - Winston S. Churchill
It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny. - Jean Nidetch
Forced connections are the worst. Stop tryna force people to love you, to like you, to be in ya life etc. You just gon end up emotionally exhausted. If they not putting in the same effort as you, leave em alone. - Amal Fh
Patience is for those who can't be bothered with procrastination! - Sharon Fletcher
Man is his own star and the soul that can render an honest and perfect man commands all light, all influence, all fate. - John Fletcher
As long as the forest stood the Tchetchens were unconquerable... and it is literally the fact that they were beaten in the long run not by the sword but by the axe. - John F. Baddeley
I'm very curious why people in school all the time from 2-3 class up to the last 6-7 they talk about football. What can be said??Sharing about a team few sentences, who has won, and rought said that's all. But why people stretch it like a Turkish delight with the same end??? - Deyth Banger
Work harder to appreciate your ordinary day. - Gretchen Rubin
Stretch your mind and you will reach beyond your current reality. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
It is really a matter of ending this silence and solitude, of breathing and stretching one's arms again. - Mark Rothko
The dog leash was still tied tight around the oak tree in the back, stretched worn and limp across the green grass as if trying to escape to freedom; and he buried his wife without a tombstone. Where before, she sat most times in his home, licking her wounds. - Anthony Liccione
History is nothing if not far-fetched. - Albert O. Hirschman
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
The regret, these two words were etched into my forehead, I was sure. - Vann Chow
Knowlege of God without knowledge of man's wretchedness leads to pride. Knowledge of man's wretchedness without knowledge of God leads to despair. Knowledge of Jesus Christ is the middle course, because by it we discover both God and our wretched state. - Blaise Pascal
Books have a vital place in our culture. They are the source of ideas, of stories that engage and stretch the imagination and most importantly, inspire. - Sara Sheridan
It's really seeing student involvement as a variety of opportunities that are appropriate for each given student and responsive to their individual needs and their desires for their educational experience. - Adam Fletcher
I think after all I found a feature which is incredible and kind of mein or let's say it something which is part of my childhood in the Jack Ketchum Novels and films. - Deyth Banger
Between natural ability and education choose natural ability, as it will keep you happy and will fetch you the glory sooner. - Amit Kalantri
Mistress Creation keeps calling my name... i long for her, and she, for me... we will be reunited soon. In the interim, i bide my time dreaming of her, writing about her and stretching her across the vast landscape of my imagination. "Soon", i whisper to her, "Soon - Jaeda DeWalt
Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated. - Kofi Annan
The years, the months, the days, and the hours have flown by my open window. Here and there an incident, a towering moment, a naked memory, an etched countenance, a whisper in the dark, a golden glow these and much more are the woven fabric of the time I have lived. - Howard Thurman
All things considered, the happiest epitaph to have etched on one's headstone is this: 'He never knew what hit him'. - Thomas Ligotti
Here now in his triumph where all things falter, Stretched out on the spoils that his own hand spread,As a god self-slain on his own strange altar, Death lies dead. - Algernon Charles Swinburne
It is not required that we know all of the details about every stretch of the river. Indeed, were we to know, it would not be an adventure, and I wonder if there would be much point in the journey. - Jeffrey R. Anderson
The most revolutionary aspect of the Protestant teaching however, is the fact that the Protestants began to look for ways and means to serve God better through inventions, discoveries, researches, sciences, factories, industries, etc. - Sunday Adelaja
Providence has hidden a charm in difficult undertakings which is appreciated only by those who dare to grapple with them. - Anne-Sophie Swetchine
I am Cuban, Argentine, Bolivian, Peruvian, Ecuadorian, etc... You understand. - Che Guevara
When all help is stopped, when your loved ones started doubting your competence, when failure seems almost confirmed, but no matter what, if you make one more attempt, that final step will fetch you the victory. - Amit Kalantri
The Ego uses the mind as a means of spiritual search. It is through the mind that the Ego intends to understand what is beyond mind and forms. The mind in this way prepares the mental image of enlightenment, seeking, happiness etc. - Frank Wanderer
Trust your fears. When a quiet voice whispers, "you are being used", listen. Ignore your baser desires. - Michael R. Fletcher
Rags-to-riches story? I've heard that gospel before, no thanks. I find no greater inspiration than the riches-to-rags story of redemption, the story of God leaving His golden throne to pursue a wretch like me. - T. William Watts
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
In the cage there is food, not much, but there is food-outside are only great stretches of freedom.
I was thinking about how disjointedly time seemed to flow, passing in a blur at times, with single images standing out more clearly than others. And then, at other times, every second was significant, etched in my mind. - Stephenie Meyer
Quote from FUTURE GONE: "…I wonder what actually this hospital is, why I am in it and who I am. I have no time to find out. I die, with my arms stretched towards the spotlights.Then whiteness.My body is still there somewhere…Buried in the extremely bright lights of empty hope". - Alexandar Tomov
Leaders of all systems (Capitalism, Communism, etc.) in History claimed to serve the people. All Systems would work if the leaders meant it! - Francis Mont
You have to recognize when the right place and the right time fuse and take advantage of that opportunity. There are plenty of opportunities out there. You can't sit back and wait. - Ellen Metcalf
If a civil word or two will render a man happy, he must be a wretch indeed who will not give them to him. Such a disposition is like lighting another man's candle by one's own, which loses none of its brilliancy by what the other gains. - William Penn
To eat, drink, arise, awake etc. are all religion (dharma) of the body. One has not come into one’s own Self Religion (atma dharma) even for a second. Had he done so, he would never ever leave God. - Dada Bhagwan
Happiness is always there. You just have to choose to see it. There's no point dwelling in the dark and ignoring the light of the stars. - Carrie Hope Fletcher
Debbie Downer" was one of the few sketches where I broke, and I remember watching Heratio Sanz laugh so hard that tears squirted out of his eyes. I still believe that sketch may be a cure for low-level depression if watched regularly. - Amy Poehler
If you have an idea, you will likely have difficulties during the process ofrealization regardless of the type of idea (scientific idea, invention idea,business idea, new product idea, brand idea, advertising idea, etc.). - Eraldo Banovac
With a modest amount of looks and talent and more than a modicum of serendipity, I've managed to stretch my 15 minutes of fame into more than half a century of good fortune. - Robert Vaughn
A child of five could understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. - Groucho Marx
...no moment cares, and the ones you wish could stretch out like a hammock for you to lie in, well, those moments leave the quickest and take everything good with them, little burglars, those moments, those hours, those days you loved the most. - Catherine Lacey
A story isn't a charcoal sketch, where every stroke lies on the surface to be seen. It's an oil painting, filled with layers that the author must uncover so carefully to show its beauty. - Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics. - Fletcher Knebel
When people have a hard task to do - one which stretches them - they become less concerned with trivial matters. - Idries Shah
I prefer the saddle to the streetcar and star-sprinkled sky to a roof, the obscure and difficult trail leading into the unknown to any paved highway, and the deep peace of the wild to the discontent bread by cities... it is enough that I am surrounded by beauty. - Everett Ruess
We are now forced to actively pursue our struggles. If we do not go out of our way to stretch our comfort zones and grow, no one nor nature will do it for us. - Chris Matakas
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes! - Leonardo Da Vinci
Since it doesn't cost a dime to dream, you'll never short change yourself when you stretch your imagination. - Robert Schuller
•Spirit is like hell of difficulties, problems, etc .. But only we humans create our life easy heaven by spreading love all over. - Lav bamaniya
And keep them thinking in terms of 'being good' as this is not an end so much as a means to something else —happiness, respect, self-esteem, etc… And whatever their true end is, take it away, and so goes their goodness. - Geoffrey Wood
Take your well-disciplined strengths, stretch them between the two great opposing poles, because inside human beings is where God learns. - Rainer Maria Rilke
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it; but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded. - W. Somerset Maugham
We should be agnostic about those things for which there is no evidence. We should not hold beliefs merely because they gratify our desires for afterlife, immortality, heaven, hell, etc. - Julian Huxley
Civilization transformed man from a food gatherer to a gatherer of pieces of paper: diplomas, employment contracts, money, etc. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
All sorts of darkness and evil are now hiding themselves under the umbrella of religion, Christianity, church etc. - Sunday Adelaja
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water."~ ~ - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Take a moment think who would actually miss you if you deactivate all your social networking accounts, whatsapp, BBM etc - Anamika Mishra
Nothing beats effective communication because it clears all doubts, misunderstandings, accusations, rumour, insecurities, gossip, hearsay, etc. - Uzoma Nnadi
It is a consolation to the wretched to have companions in misery. - Publilius Syrus
The most precious etchings of caring can be traced not in the scope of its message, but in the integrity of its purpose. - Johnathan Jena
So much for endings. Beginnings are always more fun. True connoisseurs, however, are known to favor the stretch in between, since it's the hardest to do anything with. That's about all that can be said for plots, which anyway are just one thing after another, a what and a what and a what. - Margaret Atwood
Religiosity developed because successful religions made groups more efficient at turning resources into offspring." (including art, cathedrals, cities, earthworks, etc?) - Jonathan Haidt
Learning to endure times of disappointment, suffering, and sorrow is part of our on-the-job training. These experiences, while often difficult to bear at the time, are precisely the kinds of experiences that stretch our understanding, build our character, and increase our compassion for others. - Joseph B. Wirthlin
Stretching his hand out to catch the stars, he forgets the flowers at his feet. - Jeremy Bentham
Everybody is too busy with their own lives to give a damn about your book, painting, screenplay etc, especially if you haven't sold it yet. And the ones that aren't, you don't want in your life anyway. - Hugh Macleod
The world is changing rapidly, and everyone changes along with the world. Discoveries is now becoming rampant; intellectually, technologically,etc, each having its advantage and disadvantage. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Writing is like painting. You sketch it, add colour, add depth and detail. You give it a final layer and then hang it proudly. - Kia Carrington-Russell
Time bows to authentic commitment, and it stretches to accommodate it. - Will Hewett
Never abbreviate your dreams. Only short-hand people always do that. Their punishment is that they can't stretch far, further and forward into the future. Dream only big dreams! - Israelmore Ayivor
Pride is a human nature and it's good for people to be proud of themselves, achievements, etc. but too much of anything is not healthy. Humble is pride exhibited through humility, so be humble and prideful about being humble. - Uzoma Nnadi
We will outstretch the hand if you unclench your fist. - Barack Obama
. . . On a sandbarsunlight stretches out its limbs, or is ita sycamore, so brazen, so clean and bold? - William Stafford
There’s plenty of room for strangeness, mystery, originality, wildness, etc. in poems that also invite the reader into the human and alive center about which the poem circles. - Thomas Lux
Whoever can survive the stress involved in every institutional/documentation process, etc in Nigeria can survive anywhere. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
As soon as someone dies, frenzied construction of the future (shifting furniture, etc.): futuromania. - Roland Barthes
Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character. - Clarence Day Jr.
Lots of ways to have your steak "Well done, medium rare, rare, bloody or fetch me a club". - Stanley Victor Paskavich
A mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions.
When you say "I will do it", you will stretch your capabilities and achieve something extraordinary. - Avinash Narula
You can be happy with money and you can be wretched with it. It depends on what kind of person you are. -- A Prologue to Love - Taylor Caldwell
On this ship, my word is fucking law! Captain Josiah Trenchard. UWSS Might of Fortitude. - Jonathon Fletcher
Perhaps these pages are more particularly addressed to poor students. As for the rest of my readers, they will accept such portions as apply to them. I trust that none will stretch the seams in putting on the coat, for it may do good service to him whom it fits. - Henry David Thoreau
You must however pay attention to the fact that we don’t only lose time to lateness. We also lose time to jokes, gossip, empty talks, sleep on duty, social media etc. - Sunday Adelaja
Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals: that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares; for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts which he gives, one of evils and another of blessings. - Homer
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
People often speak of hell, not wanting to go there, avoiding it..etc. I never had that problem because hell is a state of mind. Look around you; rape, murder, wars, hatred, envy...my friend; you're already there!! - Sandra Chami Kassis
The top 10% of the people who are most creative, constructive and thoughtful, do not have much to do with churches. To them the canons of reason come first, making faith secondary and questionable. - Joseph Fletcher
Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up. - Jane Yolen
Si me vas amar, que sea ahorita. No después que termines tu maestría, doctorado y etc.- Cuento "Espera - David Cotos
All kinds of people read poetry: revolutionaries, scholars, sentimentalists etc. But above all else, lovers read poetry. Why? Because we fell in love. And then we fell in love with love. - Kamand Kojouri
The past is far behind. If you still want to look at it, you will painfully stretch your neck muscles. Don't live in the past, leave the past, but learn from it. - Israelmore Ayivor
In reality, the outer instruments (hands, feet, eyes, etc) are not the hindrance (for liberation); it is the inner instrument (mind, intellect, chit and ego) that is obstructive. - Dada Bhagwan
Sever the ties to your comfort zone.Stretch yourself to see the wonders for you beyond the horizons. Get up on your tiptoesReach up to the LordGreat things await only those who see and believe. It's only them that can receive. - Manuela George-Izunwa
Wealth of time is actually of more value than natural resources (petroleum, gold, diamond, gas etc.) and more valuable than human resources. - Sunday Adelaja
In general, it’s not too hard to corrupt an American, mostly a matter of supply to their demand. Supply should be variegated to encourage the Illusion of Choice. Other than that they’re looking for numbness, so be ready to sedate. Drugs, booze, television, shopping, etc… - Geoffrey Wood Grimrack An Infernal Epistolary
Death cannot be struggled against, brother. It ever arrives, defiant of every hiding place, of every frantic attempt to escape. Death is every mortal's shadow, his true shadow, and time is its servant, spinning that shadow slowly round, until what stretched before one now stretched before him. - Steven Erikson
The sketch hunter moves through life as he finds it, not passing negligently the things he loves, but stopping to know them, and to note them down in the shorthand of his sketchbook. - Robert Henri
When you enter a mindset, you enter a new world. In one world--the world of fixed traits--success is about proving you're smart or talented. Validating yourself. In the other--the world of changing qualities--it's about stretching yourself to learn something new. Developing yourself. - Carol S. Dweck
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time. - Albert Camus
Miss Austen’s novels seem to me vulgar in tone, sterile in artistic invention, imprisoned in the wretched conventions of English society, without genius, wit, or knowledge of the world. Never was life so pinched and narrow. The one problem in the mind of the writer is marriageableness. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In suffering, the soul is stretch to find its full strength. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You have to stretch your soul to find your potential strength. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Sometimes you literally need some pressure on your shoulder, to fetch the best in you... - Shivam Saxena
nothing puts me so completely out of patience as the utterance of a wretched commonplace when I am talking from my inmost heart. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others. - Anne-Sophie Swetchine
If I wholly unleash my imagination and forcefully stretch it out beyond its own edges, even at such a point I can only imagine a thin shard of this most immense God. And even though it is but a thin shard, it will nonetheless be mesmerizingly colossal. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Some people will each start investing more of their salary on ‘their’ house and spending less of it on ‘their’ car or cars only when they start being able to take ‘their’ house to work, funerals, weddings, etc. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Anyone that does not wish or desire to stretch himself will get nowhere in this life. That is just the way life is. - Sunday Adelaja
Words are powerless when confronted by catastrophe; they're pitiable, wretched, and easily distorted - Aharon Appelfeld
If you really want to eat, keep climbing. The fruits are on the top of the tree. Stretch your hands and keep stretching them. Success is on the top, keep going. - Israelmore Ayivor
The more death, the more birth. People are entering, others are exiting. The cry of a baby, the mourning of others. When others cry, the other are laughing and making merry. The world is mingled with sadness, joy, happiness, anger, wealth, poverty, etc. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The world requires me to re-write its wretched dialogue! - Richard Greenberg
In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain. - Jim Al-Khalili
SMILE Is Not Just A Word.... It Means A Lot, Love, Trust, Warmth, Tenderness Etc, In Fact It Means WORLD.... So SMILE ALWAYS.... That Means, YOU Are Giving A WORLD To SOMEONE.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Don't Become An Artist, Actor, Muscian, Producer or Writer, Etc, For Only The Money. You May Be Very Dissapointed. - Chris Mentillo
You’re repulsive, Mike.Huh?I said, you’re impulsive. Such a fun, impulsive guy. When Leah looked into her date’s little eyes, she couldn’t help picturing Mavis Fletcher’s prize sow Gertie in a two-thousand-dollar silk suit and a gold Tag Heuer watch. - Pamela Burford, Snowed
I have to learn to find that inner core of strength that I am definitely made up of and stretch it into areas where I don't always use it. - Jodie Andrefski
Where I grew up, women’s liberation was when you let a chick out of her cage so she could stretch her legs for 15 minutes. - John Rachel
It is very rare for a child of God to find gold and crude oil on the floor to fetch. He/she must dig and dig deeply well!!! - Israelmore Ayivor
I am a creator, writing like the wind, I carry the weight of a future world in the barrel of a pen, etching my characters into the paper with life giving ink so my dreams and reality might finally meet. - L.M. Fields
The bell tolls with a painful note afarWhen man drops in the dreadful jaws of deathBut human beasts watch death with mouth ajarWhile lifeless church bell feels the pangs of death - Manuel Newton-Management Consultant Poet MA M.Com LLB ICWA FIBAM FIMM etc
There's nothing wrong with stretching the truth. We stretch taffy, and that just makes it more delicious. - Stephen Colbert
If you really want to understand God then remove everything that is common between God and humans like mind, heart, body, emotions etc. Because if you are thinking like that for him then you underestimated him to a great extent. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
The fear o’ hell’s a hangman’s whip to haud the wretch in order; But where ye feel your honor grip, let that aye be your border. - Robert Burns
Life entertains humble men by giving men with below average looks (intellect, knowledge, etc.) an above average self-esteem. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The single problem plaguing all students in all schools everywhere is the crisis of disconnection. Meaningful Student Involvement happens when the roles of students are actively re-aligned from being the passive recipients of schools to becoming active partners throughout the educational process. - Adam Fletcher
Life is a painting,dream and draw sketch of own's life. - Prashant Sonavane
Look beyond what you think is possible for you… Stretch your imagination… Free your creativity… Dare to be different! Become fearless and free! Embrace your dreams with passion! - Millen Livis
Nature was quick to pass the sponge of her deluges over these awkward sketches (dinosaurs), these first nightmares of Life. - Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
EVENTIDEDark and light strikingeach other,vividly etching wild colorsthrough the horizon.The charm of sunset makes me wantto scurry home. - Tara Estacaan
Excellent wretch! Perdition catch my soul,But I do love thee! and when I love thee not, Chaos is come again. - William Shakespeare
When we die, no one remembers us for what we weighed. Our weight isn't etched into our headstones. - Stephanie Klein
I have no idea why I write. The old standards are: I like to express my feelings, stretch my imagination, earn money. - S.E. Hinton
Kavita’s arms are still outstretched, but they hold nothing. After the metal gate clangs shut behind them, Kavita can still hear Usha’s piercing wail echoing inside. - Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Our thoughts, feelings and whereabouts: Food we dish up on plates called photographs and status updates; to feed Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.; beasts with insatiable appetites. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The past is a tricky thing. Sometimes it's etched in stone. And other times, it's rendered in soft memories. But if you meddle too long in deep, dark things... Who knows what monsters you'll awaken? - Emily Thorne
Sun and wind and beat of sea,Great lands stretching endlessly...Where be bonds to bind the free?All the world was made for me! - Adelaide Crapsey
Simply put, That Which Is - what most of us call God - is not a physical person nor a this or that spirit etc. Is the Quintessence of All That Is. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The earth makes a sound as of sighs and the last drops fall from the emptied cloudless sky. A small boy, stretching out his hands and looking up at the blue sky, asked his mother how such a thing was possible. Fuck off, she said. - Samuel Beckett
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the Christian life seems boring,I suggest you may be DOING IT WRONG! - Edmund Lloyd Fletcher
Sketch what you got, it will determine what you will be. - Sakin Maharjan
Josie, like Gretchen, isn't afraid of blood. What woman would be? - Chelsea Cain
There is no perfect love. There is only a right kind of love. This kind of love cares for your well-being, gives you the freedom to live your life, and stretches you to become your best self. - Janet Ong Zimmerman
[Cornell University will be] an asylum for Science—where truth shall be sought for truth's sake, not stretched or cut exactly to fit Revealed Religion. - Andrew Dickson White
We hate each other by race, color, tribe, wealth, gender etc because everyone wants to feel special and different than the other. I do not however have a solution on how people can stop having an ego that makes them specially superior than the other. - Robert Kodingo
As I rolled over, stretching out, my only thought was to go back to the dream I'd been having, which I couldn't remember, other than that it had been good, in that distant, hopeful way unreal things can be. - Sarah Dessen
No, Rae, the clocks won't chime again, these clocks have marked my fall." - Fletcher Green - Kimball Lee
Reading the scriptures through the lenses of the Law you see God as unapproachable, through the lenses of Grace you see the outstretched arms of Jesus saying "come". - John Paul Warren
The Chinese did not admire a bent back; goddesses and warriors stood straight. Still there must have been a marvelous freeing of beauty when a worker laid down her burden and stretched and arched. - Maxine Hong Kingston
Put your soul in the palm of my hand for me to look at, like a crystal jewel. I'll sketch it in words... - Yasunari Kawabata
Death hath so many doors to let out life. - John Fletcher
In the whole wretched business there was something generous that was doing its best to flower.
No fairy tale, this. This was by no stretch of the imagination a polished fantasy. This was a searing, living force, rough around the edges, unfamiliar and bittersweet.And precious. - V.S. Carnes
The difference between a novelist and someone who tinkers around with writing is this: novelists finish their books. - Nancy Etchemendy
Look deep into my soul than what stretches the fabric of my clohes - Morgan Chabane
I wind up stretched across the couchstill nodding with Sherlock Holmesexamining our crushed veins - Jim Carroll
I don't want to go on being a root in the dark,vacillating, stretched out, shivering with sleep,downward, in the soaked guts of the earth,absorbing and thinking, eating each day. - Pablo Neruda
Pain is slight if opinion has added nothing to it; ... in thinking it slight, you will make it slight. Everything depends on opinion. It is according to opinion that we suffer. A man is as wretched as he has convinced himself that he is. - Seneca
We have to teach the young that no one is out to do them any favours, even NGOs are formed for some motives, either to steal or to promote a particular person's image or that of an organisation etc.If you must get anything out of anyone, you must come with a bargaining chip. - Magnus Nwagu Amudi
Self-awareness is inevitably erratic, a work in progress, an etch-a-sketch that shifts with the slightest shimmer of movement. Doing the best we can is the best we can do. - Narboe, Nan
To be pleased with one's limits is a wretched state. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In the online math class, there was almost no meaningful student/teacher or student/student interaction. To equate this type of online learning with a real-world classroom experience is a major stretch. - Ian Lamont
I am opposing a social order in which it is possible for one man who does absolutely nothing that is useful to amass a fortune of hundreds of millions of dollars, while millions of men and women who work all the days of their lives secure barely enough for a wretched existence. - Eugene V. Debs
Your self-imposed prison. That think called your COMFORT ZONE. Challenge it, stretch it. You will thank yourself. - Tony Curl
Some of us read the Bible to quote God’s words back to Him so as to get Him to make us live a discomfort free life. The reason is not far-fetched God is not interested in your comfort. He is more interested in your purpose. - Sunday Adelaja
Say no only when it really matters. Wear a bright red shirt with bright orange shorts? Sure. Put water in the toy tea set? Okay. Sleep with your head at the foot of the bed? Fine. Samuel Johnson said, All severity that does not tend to increase good, or prevent evil, is idle. - Gretchen Rubin
It is the mind that maketh good or ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor. - Edmund Spenser
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity. - Seneca
Jesus promises a life in which we increasingly have to stretch out our hands and be led into places where we would rather not go. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
I have stretch marks on my heart. - Bella Bloom
I wonder now whether inner coldness and desolation may not be the pre-condition for making the world believe, by a kind of fraudulent showmanship, that one's own wretched heart is still aglow. - W.G. Sebald
The most powerful and strongest part in your body is your 'brain'. It can fetch u anything.. Use it and Use it wisely. - honeya
It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals. - Homer
I would have been glad to agree to let them all proceed henceforth in complete ignorance of psychology, if they would forget my opinion of chocolate sodas or the story of the amusing episode on a Spanish streetcar. - B.F. Skinner
A woman that is patient has the ability to endure provocation, pain, annoyance etc, with much calm and strength. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Submission to what people call their 'lot' is simply ignoble. If your lot makes you cry and be wretched, get rid of it and take another. - Elizabeth von Arnim
Amazingly, if God calls us to do something, He will help us accomplish it. We may doubt or we may simply believe. God chooses us for a particular reason. He is STRETCHING us from the inside out....to reach the lost, to provide hope, to be like Jesus on earth. - Dana Arcuri
I believe Western culture -- rule of law, universal suffrage, etc. -- is preferable to Arab culture: that's why there are millions of Muslims in Scandinavia, and four Scandinavians in Syria. Follow the traffic. I support immigration, but with assimilation. - Mark Steyn
The moment I close my eyes, I see you and sleep vanishes. I’m awake the entire night, revisiting ourmemories together. The night seems to stretch on forever. - Santonu Kumar Dhar
The eyes of such a nation (living godly) shall view a land that stretches afar. Talking about global influence, authority, dignity and respect. - Sunday Adelaja
If you live everyday, with the capacity to stretch yourself past limitation and structure, you will find boundless opportunity is all the places that once scared you. - Nikki Rowe
OvermodulationBy Charlotte M Liebel-FawlsYou're a cavity in my oasis,You're a porthole in my sea,You're a stretch of the imagination every time you look at me.You're an ocean in my wineglass,You're a Steinway on the beach,You're a captivating audience, an exciting Rembrandt,A Masterpiece. - Charlotte M. Liebel
All of these people had character. None of them thought they were special people, born with the right to win. They were people who worked hard, who learned how to keep their focus under pressure, and who stretched beyond their ordinary abilities when they had to. - Carol S. Dweck
Don't be too busy climbing the ladder of success and forget your most cherished relationships (friends, family, spouse, etc). EnjoyLife! - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Free will, determinism, meaning, existence, etc. are academic problems, not problems in life. - Marty Rubin
Stretch yourself a bit to know the difference between humans and heroes. - Amit Kalantri
Gratitude means to recognize the good in your life, be thankful for whatever you have, some people may not even have one of those things you consider precious to you (love, family, friends etc). Each day give thanks for the gift of life.You are blessed - Pablo
The human spirit is like an elastic band. The more you stretch, the greater your capacity. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
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