Quotation Explorer - 'Finds'

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
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. - Sir Francis Bacon
How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression. - D. H. Lawrence
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments: love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove : O, no! it is an ever fixed mark. - William Shakespeare
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. - Kurt Vonnegut
‎Destiny finds those who listen, and fate finds the rest. - Marshall Masters
A grief without a pang, void, dark and drear,A drowsy, stifled, unimpassioned grief,Which finds no natural outlet or relief,In word, or sigh, or tear. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
One who is seeking the truth sooner or later finds a woman. - Sergey Vedenyo
An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts. - Otto von Bismarck
War is like love; it always finds a way. - Bertolt Brecht
I value the friend, who for me finds time on their calendar but I cherish the friend who for me, does not consult their calendar.
What an artist finds, he finds without looking for it. - Marty Rubin
A man who journeys in the desert finds a guide among the desert people, and he who journeys on the sea trusts seamen. - Marmaduke William Pickthall
Well, if a Little Fuzzy finds a door open, I’d like to know why he shouldn’t come in and look around. - H. Beam Piper
Creativity finds its own creator. - Girish Kohli
Where a mediocre mind finds adversity, a great mind finds great opportunity. - Debasish Mridha
You will, I am sure, agree with me that... if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Despise no new accident in your body, but ask opinion of it… There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic. A man’s observation, what he finds good and of what he finds hurt of, is the best physic to preserve health. - Francis Bacon
O wayfarer! Yearn finds quench, not in meadows, seashores or altitude of mountain peaks; but when being and dance are one. - Shah Asad Rizvi
It's in the homes of spiteful old widows that one finds such cleanliness. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Sometimes a writer simply finds new ways of saying what has already been said because, ultimately, truth is unoriginal. - Kamand Kojouri
When a man finds the woman he really loves, the one he respects and wants to call wife, there is nothing on earth he won't do for her. No mountain he won't hike. No river he won't wade. No door he won't open. She is Eve and there's not a snake crawling that can keep them apart. - Yolanda Joe
One frequently only finds out how really beautiful a women is, until after considerable acquaintance with her. - Mark Twain
He who finds Fortune on his side should go briskly ahead, for she is wont to favor the bold. - Baltasar Gracian
When a man finds this kind of woman, he will go all out for her knowing that she will not be a letdown. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
No person wakes up and finds themselves on the world stage. When that happens, it is in the movies. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Someone told me sleep was the cousin of death and followin’ the dollar finds nothin’ but stress. - Mac Miller
When we let the energy of our existence flow freely, without being obstructed by fear, happiness finds its way into our daily lives. - Raphael Zernoff
I don’t think anyone finds joy. Rather, we cultivate it by searching for the preciousness of small things, the ordinary miracles, that strengthen our hearts so we can keep them open to what is difficult - Dawna Markova
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration. - Pearl S. Buck
Never give up and never give in. The truth always finds a way to be told. - Shannon L. Alder
Hope finds its fulfillment when nurtured through faith and shared with love. - Mollie Marti
In passion we trust, for passion finds infinity and says that is how many ways I can exist. - Corinne Meier
The heart is a treasure trove.... it is filled to the brink with beautiful Divine gifts. Whoever dives into it, finds that an endless supply, as vast as the great expanse of the Cosmic Ocean.... and even greater than this! - Angie karan
A song that wrenches the heart finds a knowing ear and a liking heart. - Auliq Ice
Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds. - William Shakespeare
A disruptor finds opportunity and profit from his misfortunes. - Jay Samit
The greatest sorrow in the life of a peasant is that his donkey is lost. And the greatest happiness is that he finds it back. - Khalid Farooq
What I allow into my head finds its way to my heart, which is a porthole to my soul. Therefore, I might be wise to consider the state of my soul, and then walk this process backwards. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Until the evil man finds evil unmistakably present in his existence, in the form of pain, he is enclosed in illusion. - C.S. Lewis
When the heart sees injustice it turns to the perspective of oneness.It feels no need to produce a big speech to overcome its enemies.In silence it finds its peace. - Raphael Zernoff
For the wise have always known that no one can make much of his life until self-searching has become a regular habit, until he is able to admit and accept what he finds, and until he patiently and persistently tries to correct what is wrong. - Bill W.
the flesh covers the bone and they put a mind in there and sometimes a soul, and the women break vases against the walls and the men drink too much and nobody finds the one but keep looking crawling in and out of beds. flesh covers the bone and the flesh searches for more than flesh. - Charles Bukowski
If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he entitled to happiness?
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. - Kahlil Gibran
What one generation finds ridiculous, the next accepts; and the third shudders when it looks back on what the first did. - Peter Singer
Nature finds its peace in silence, forgiveness, and universal love. - Debasish Mridha
There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting to hear its deceitful chatter. - Guy Debord
Never get married while you're going to college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake. - Kin Hubbard
Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself. - Marcel Proust
And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. - Kahlil Gibran
First it is necessary to stand on your own two feet. But the minute a man finds himself in that position, the next thing he should do is reach out his arms. - Kristin Hunter
Resolve to be thyself; and know, that he Who finds himself, loses his misery. - Matthew Arnold
Truth in her dress finds facts too tight. In fiction she moves with ease. - Rabindranath Tagore
If misfortune finds us, it will not find a home among us, for our hearts will give it no berth, as we birth the fortunes, misfortune missed. - Tom Althouse
When gratitude begins, then life finds the abundance and suffering ends. - Debasish Mridha
When we are able to offer to the other something of ourselves that can engage, nourish or sustain spirit then we most fully speak. Likewise, the forest is a bit more beautiful. The light finds its way in; reaching out to the ground guiding us to a heavenly place. - Ishan Khatri
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Ego finds no God. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The Words 2012, one world is ruin and one new world is build. One twisted pictures, one couple which loved each other... just their relationship dies... And another person just steal somebody's life and then he finds the truth... - Deyth Banger
...dread invades the living room, finds her on the couch, presses on her, gets inside her where it swiftly grows bigger than she is until she is inside it, looking out from a rind of shadow. - Ann-Marie MacDonald
A loving woman finds heaven or hellOn the day she is made a bride - Lena Lathrop
Sacred soul with sparkle of divinity finds undefeatable strength. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If someone finds a flaw [shortcoming] in us, know that there is imperfection [defect] in us. However, it is a different matter if that person has a habit of talking negatively, but generally that is not the case. - Dada Bhagwan
The spirit of rejection finds its support in the consciousness of separateness; the spirit of acceptance finds its base in the consciousness of unity. - Rabindranath Tagore
I guess each of us, at some time, finds one person with whom we are compelled toward absolute honesty, one person whose good opinion of us becomes a substitute for the broader opinion of the world.
Through the veil of Love, one finds the heaven on Earth - Himanshu Chhabra
Death ends a life, but it does not end a relationship, which struggles on in the survivor’s mind toward some final resolution, some clear meaning, which it perhaps never finds. - Robert Anderson
Fantasy leaves imaginations larger than it finds them. - Brandon Mull
A wonderful person finds amazing beauty in everything and everyone. - Debasish Mridha
One sometimes finds what one is not looking for - Alexander Fleming
When one is too old for love, one finds great comfort in good dinners. - Zora Neale Hurston
A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad. - Bodhidharma
He who still finds enjoyment in those fun things he once did as a child, will for certainly live a happy and wealthy life. - Andrea L'Artiste
A pessimist finds the darkness around the light but an optimist becomes the light in the darkness. - Debasish Mridha
A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities. - Charles de Gaulle
Suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning, such as the meaning of scarifice - Viktor E. Frankl
And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in everything. - William Shakespeare
No one finds life worth living; he must make it worth living.
Like a compass needle that points north, a man's accusing finger always finds a woman. Always. - Khaled Hosseini
Sometimes the darkness finds us, that will always be inevitable. If one chooses to manifest such feelings creatively, then it really isn't darkness at all. - Beth Turner
Naturally, for a person who finds his identity in something other than his full organism is less than half a man. He is cut off from complete participation in nature. Instead of being a body, he 'has' a body. Instead of living and loving he 'has' instincts for survival and copulation. - Alan W. Watts
Life happens; attitude finds a way. - Debasish Mridha
But pain's like water. It finds a way to push through any seal. There's no way to stop it. Sometimes you have to let yourself sink inside of it before you can learn how to swim to the surface. - Katie Kacvinsky
As for those who disbelieve, their deeds are like a mirage in a desert. The thirsty one thinks it to be water, until he comes up to it, he finds it to be nothing, but he finds Allah with him, Who will pay him his due (Hell). And Allah is Swift in taking account. - Anonymous
True happiness is when the love that is within us finds expression in external activities. - Mata Amritanandamayi
The human person finds his perfection "in seeking and loving what is true and good. - Pope Benedict XVI
If something anticipated arrives too late it finds us numb, wrung out from waiting, and we feel - nothing at all. The best things arrive on time. - Dorothy Gilman
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before... He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way. - Kurt Vonnegut
The test and use of a man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind. - Carl Barzun
In the sweetness of friendship; let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. - Kahlil Gibran
Water has no hands,but carries great ships.Air has no shoulders,but carries large planes.The Sun has no eyes,but finds its way around the universe. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The mature man lives quietly, does good privately, takes responsibility for his actions, treats others with friendliness and courtesy, finds mischief boring and avoids it. Without the hidden conspiracy of goodwill, society would not endure an hour. - Kenneth Rexroth
A fool always finds something to complain about, and a wise person always finds something to appreciate. - Debasish Mridha
The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whoever finds love beneath hurt and grief disappears into emptiness with a thousand new disguises.
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. - Christopher Reeve
In modern America, anyone who attempts to write satirically about the events of the day finds it difficult to concoct a situation so bizarre that it may not actually come to pass while the article is still on the presses. - Calvin Trillin
We all have a vision, a dream to hope for. Some chase it and some wish upon it.. Who do you think, wins? the chaser finds ways to create it, regardless of the fight, the wisher finds way to excuse it, because courage doesn't fill their hearts. - Nikki Rowe
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. - Nelson Mandela
When there is silence one finds the anchor of the universe within oneself - Lao Tzu
The friend that always finds time to spend with you without consulting his or her calendar is a true friend. - Ellen J. Barrier
A culture finds the gods it needs. - Crossley-Holland David
The real Muslim is the one who prefers speaking the truth even when it is ruinous to him over lying even when it benefits him, and who finds inner peace in doing so. - Ali ibn Abi Talib
Art finds her own perfection within, and not outside of, herself.She is not to be judged by any external standard of resemblance. - Oscar Wilde
When you love you should not think you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. - Kahlil Gibran
I am a man who knows nothing, guesses sometimes, finds frequently and who's always amazed. - Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is no being of any race who, if he finds the proper guide, cannot attain to virtue. - Cicero
People often say that this person is or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something that one finds. It is something one creates. - Thomas Szasz
A movie that gets closer to the life's reality of the society finds always more words of mouth publicity in entirety. - Testy McTesterson
O! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant; And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken! - Sir Walter Scott
When you smile, a bird finds her wings to fly. - Debasish Mridha
The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians: who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, walk out the door, and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable. - Kevin Max
For a man who finds life tolerable only by staying on the surface of himself, it is natural to be satisfied with offering no more than his surface to others. - Paul Auster
If a man who can’t count finds a four leaf clover, is he lucky? - Stanisław Lem
We don't find love, love finds us. What you put out into the universe will find its way back to you. - Raneem Kayyali
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Happiness is possible only to a rational man, the man who desires nothing but rational goals, seeks nothing but rational values and finds his joy in nothing buy rational actions. - Ayn Rand
An artist is a provincial who finds himself somewhere between a physical reality and a metaphysical one. It’s this in-between that I’m calling a province, this frontier country between the tangible world and the intangible one. That is the realm of the artist. - Federico Fellini
When someone you loved finds no flattery in the gift you gave them then you must ask yourself, "What was worth loving? - Shannon L. Alder
A man is in one piece until love finds its way to his heart ... it splits him in half ... vital to have both halves, yet excruciating to keep them glued together - A.M.M Alusi
Nothing is respectfully amazing than a man who finds no shame to tell the world how grateful he is for all the love and sacrifices his woman made.. - Himmilicious
The definition of a philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black hat, which isn’t really there. And the definition of a theologian is he’s somebody who finds it. - Michael Ruse
Happiness isn't something one finds, it's something one creates. - Marty Rubin
All opening moves were the same, like in chess. You don't have to come up with anything new, there's no point, because you're both after the same thing anyway. The game soon finds its own way and it's only at that point that you need a strategy. - Paolo Giordano
Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. - C.S. Lewis
That all is as thinking makes it so and you control your thinking. So remove your judgements whenever you wish and then there is calm - as the sailor rounding the cape finds smooth water and the welcome of a waveless bay. - Marcus Aurelius
When God is driven to the periphery of the public square, the human spiritual capacity longs for exercise, and it often finds it in the suspension of disbelief and activity of the imagination that are available in novels and movies. - John Granger
To find everything profound - that is an inconvenient trait. It makes one strain one's eyes all the time, and in the end one finds more than one might have wished. - Friedrich Nietzsche
There comes a time when one suddenly discovers that there will never be a time for the coming of the perfect person, or believe that God sends people from heaven, so one finds a random fellow, either righteous or unrighteous, excellent or Impaired, and in no time become what God had ordained. - Michael Bassey Johnson
She felt powerless to withstand or deny him. He was altogether too much for her, and Bathsheba seemed as one who, facing a reviving wind, finds it to blow so strongly that it stops the breath. - Thomas Hardy
When the artist finds himself he is lost. The fact that he has succeeded in never finding himself is regarded by as his only lasting achievement. - Max Ernst
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
I don't like to say I'm happy. The Universe always finds out and corrects its mistake. - David Willis
When an officer finds themselves arresting pastors that are feeding people who have nothing, they should know they’re on the wrong side. - Justin King
When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object. - Milan Kundera
The Suicide, as she is falling,Illuminated by the moon, Regrets her act, and finds appallingThe thought she will be dead so soon. - Edward Gorey
For more irresponsible that human beings can be, nature always finds (not always healthy) a way to teach us how to be treated. - Da Anunciação Marco
The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
How silly then to imagine that the human mind, which is formed of the same elements as divine beings, objects to movement and change of abode, while the divine nature finds delight and even self-preservation in continual and very rapid change. - Seneca
Love finds beauty in the midst of ugliness and makes the journey of life worthwhile. - Debasish Mridha
O wayfarer! Yearn finds quench, not in meadows, seashores or altitude of mountain peaks; but when being becomes dance. - Shah Asad Rizvi
Any life, no matter how long and complex it may be, is made up of a single moment - the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is. - Jorge Luis Borges
A fearless heart is free of desire, a kind heart finds paradise everywhere. - Alan Yuen
God's favor floats as it were over all this and finds joy in turning all those miseries to the greater profit of those who love Him. From toil He makes patience spring forth. - Francis de Sales
I hope you find love, and if you don't, I hope love finds you. - Roxanna Aliba Kazibwe
a man in earnest finds means, or if he cannot find he creates them. A vigorous purpose makes much out of little, breathes power into weak instruments, disarms difficulties, and even turns them into assistances. Every condition has means of progress, if we have spirit enough to use them. - William Ellery Channing
A writer takes earnest measures to secure his solitude and then finds endless ways to squander it. - Don DeLillo
He who wants to do good, knocks at the gate; he who loves finds the gates open. - Rabindranath Tagore
Resolve to be thyself: and know, that he who finds himself, loses his misery. - Matthew Arnold
Mind is the only reason for human bondage and relief. Whenever mind is free from all physical attachment it is relieved and finds its way to the god. - Prajwalit
True love should not have to lie, cheat, or steal. The best kind of love finds you when you need it most. - Shelly Crane
The mystery of seeking God is that HE is the One who finds you. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. - John Muir
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments: love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds. - William Shakespeare
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in everything. - William Shakespeare
To think what is true, to sense what is beautiful and to want what is good, hereby the spirit finds purpose of a life in reason. - Johann Gottfried Herder
A word into the silence thrown always finds its echo somewhere where silence opens hidden lexicons. - Dejan Stojanovic
A beautiful heart finds beauty in everything. - Debasish Mridha
Every poet... finds himself born in the midst of prose. He has to struggle from the littleness and obstruction of an actual world into the freedom and infinitude of an ideal. - Thomas Carlyle
I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar - Robert Brault
There is not less wit nor less invention in applying rightly a thought one finds in a book, than in being the first author of that thought. - Pierre Bayle
A child is not likely to find a father in God unless he finds something of God in his father.
With love, when you let it go, life finds the ways and means to grow. - Debasish Mridha
As long as one finds faults with the world, he won’t be able to find anything about the Soul (Self). He who sees his own faults is the Soul (Self) himself! - Dada Bhagwan
Hope keeps dreams alive through the prayers of those who never give up. They are able to pursue their dreams with confidence and reach their goals.For every one that asks receives, and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks, it shall be opened. Matthew 7:8 words of Jesus Christ - Ellen Jean Barrier
Life finds its meaning and answers from what life does to serve others. - Debasish Mridha
Mistrust the man who finds everything good, the man who finds everything evil and still more the man who is indifferent to everything. - Johann K. Lavater
Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. - William Shakespeare
I will charge thee nothing but the promise that thee will help the next man thee finds in trouble. - Mennonite Proverb
It's been said that love finds you when you're ready. - James Patterson
The Moon always finds an opportunity to turn our attention from the ground beneath our feet to the sky above our head! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there. A theologian is the man who finds it. - H.L. Mencken
People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates. - Thomas Szasz
For everything, absolutely everything, above and below, visible and invisible… everything got started in him and finds its purpose in him. Colossians 1:16 (MSG) - Rick Warren
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]