Quotation Explorer - 'Fits'

Fits of anger, vexation,and bitterness against ourselves tend to pride and they spring from no other source than self-love, which is disturbed and upset at seeing that it is imperfect. - Francis de Sales
So, with my knees pierced by needles and my shoulder sewn together by the slender thread of endorphins, I keep to my genuflection and end my story the only way that really fits. As a prayer that seals surrender. World without end. Amen. - Sabrina Vourvoulias
If the shoe fits, you're not allowing for growth. - Robert N. Coons
The same state of the passions which fits the multitude, who have not sufficient stock of reason and knowledge to guide them, for opposition to tyranny and oppression, very naturally leads them to a contempt and disregard of all authority. - Alexander Hamilton
It s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper. - Jerry Seinfeld
...the movie is on, but I’m not really watching…the music is playing, but I’m not really listening…all of my senses are focused on you… us… the way your hand fits mine… the way our hearts beat as one… the passion that we’re engulfed in… the love we make... the life we build. - Steve Maraboli
A full loyalty to the leader merely fits to the dogs, not to the humans! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Deadlines help me, but my muse hates them. My muse functions in fits and starts, and tends to take very long vacations. Deadlines are like a hot poker to his ass. They force us both to sit down and write, which is what it takes to do this. - Alistair Cross
The human tendency toward confirmatory thinking - all of us are bias to seek information that fits what we already believe. - Valerie Tarico
It’s remarkable that a device, which fits in your pocket, can hold thousands of books. But a room full of books is an entirely different kind of remarkable. - Brandt Legg
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. - Carl Jung
Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Who hateth me but for my happiness? Or who is honour'd now but for his wealth? Rather had I, a Jew, be hated thus, Than pitied in a Christian poverty; For I can see no fruits in all their faith, But malice, falsehood, and excessive pride, Which methinks fits not their profession. - Christopher Marlowe
Man keeps looking for a truth that fits his reality. Given our reality, the truth doesn't fit. - Werner Erhard
Nature fits all her children with something to do, he who would write and can't write, can surely review. - James Russell Lowell
Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking; You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits. - Cindy Ross
Religion is like a pair of shoes.....Find one that fits for you, but don't make me wear your shoes. - George Carlin
It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper. - Jerry Seinfeld
If the shoe fits, it's too expensive.
Couples are jigsaw puzzles that hang together by touching in just enough points. They're never total fits or misfits. - Diane Ackerman
I won't sacrifice my characters morals/intentions/motives for the sake of what I believe is right or wrong. If the action fits the character it will be written. That's that. - James DeSantis
The frontispiece of Mr. 's book is enough to throw a Wernerian into fits. George Poulett Scrope - Lyell
Us. All regrets, left them in the sea, smiling at life as if it was a beautiful dream, because if one thing is certain, clearing the strange foreigh steam. Like the diamond ring that fits in your finger, we are stronger as a steel linker - Lucia Ohanian
When you put on a new cloth that fits you well, you put on a new confidence that improves your confidence well - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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
A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rules, or fits certain definitions (of which its author had quite probably never heard). It is classic because of a certain eternal and irrepressible freshness. - Edith Wharton
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for a time, leave us the weaker ever after. - Alexander Pope
Never wear a shoe that doesn't fits you. - Tai
Egos clash. That's the nature of egos.Treat these outbursts as sneezing fits. - Hugh Prather
Close cycles. Not because of pride or arrogance, but because that no longer fits your life - Paulo Coelho
The plan, a memory of the future, tries on reality to see if it fits. - Laurence Gonzales
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them all.
Oft expectations fails, and most oft there Where most it promises; and oft it hits Where hope is coldest, and despair most fits. - William Shakespeare
I said once that lies have no rights against truth. I was wrong. In daily life, it's the truth that's disenfranchised. What fits the popular narrative, what makes an observer happy with the consistency of events, is what is believed. - Adrian Lamo
True Prayer is the work of relationship, where He moves them from mere information about Him to a one-on-one experience with Him, so that now when they talk about knowing God, they mean more than, I understand what you’re saying about God, but also, It fits my experience of Him. - Geoffrey Wood
It is very important to understand why those annoying people annoy you and then figure out where that fits into your world. - Auliq Ice
Reading is awesome and flexible and fits around chores and earning money and building the future and whatever else I’m doing that day. My attitude towards reading is entirely Epicurean—reading is pleasure and I pursue it purely because I like it. - Jo Walton
Men are not naturally faithful creatures. They have an ego that is in constant need of stroking and usually anything in a skirt fits that need. I never feel the need to make a man jealous in retribution for his infidelity. I simply pick up the wine and find a new taster... - Virginia Alison
Girls should be taught at school that giving birth to an unnaturally over-sized western baby that no longer fits down the birth canal may lead to a multitude of long term health problems. - Steven Magee
A woman should be mindful that the key to one man's heart does not necessarily fits into the lock of another. - Dennis E. Adonis
Life fits the shoe you walk in. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The entire road trip could be summed up as one giant attempt to keep from crashing the car during fits of rage and fits of hysteria. - Kari Martindale
Walking in shoes bigger than your feet, will inspire gravity to pull you down." Let's be grateful for what fits us...for what we have. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
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