Quotation Explorer - 'Four'

the fundamental purpose of school is learning, not teaching. - Richard DuFour
The topics we learn from our four core subjects during our childhood and adolescent stage of our lives help us to understand the norms of common knowledge and take pride of our citizenship. - Saaif Alam
Love this quote from a teacher about their class "This is four walls around the future! - - Anonymous teacher
To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity. - Oscar Wilde
It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth. - George Burns
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. - Edward Rickenbacker
My life is ruled by four W’s: my writing, my work, my wife, and my whisky. Not necessarily in that order. - Ashwin Sanghi
Every divine promise is built upon four pillars; God's justice or holiness, which will not suffer Him to deceive; His grace or goodness, which will not suffer Him to forget; His truth, which will not suffer Him to change; and His power, which makes Him able to accomplish.
A halo is a cock ring for the soul. - Corey DuFour
If I can get on to my sofa and occupy myself for four hours, at intervals through the day, scribbling my notes, and able to read the books that belong to me, in that they clarify the density, and shape the formless mass within, life seems inconceivably rich... - Alice James
Art the one achievement of man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised - James Thurber
The first principle of life is love. The second principle is kindness. The third principle is compassion. The fourth principle is trust. The firth principle is integrity. - Debasish Mridha
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. - Francis Maitland Balfour
A salary is a tax employers pay, every four weeks, for putting an employee’s dream on hold. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The fault I find with our journalism is that it forces us to take an interest in some fresh triviality or other every day, whereas only three or four books in a lifetime give us anything that is of real importance. - Marcel Proust
It takes three or four years before the present day sinks in to you as a novelist. It has not just to be accepted in the mind but travel down your spine and fill your body and you can’t respond immediately to immediate events, there is this incubation period.Source: Martin Amis - http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/25/ma...
God has given us more than fourteen billion cells and connections in our brain. Why would God give us such a complex organ system unless he expects us to use it? - Ben Carson
There are no words to express the abyss between isolation and having one ally. It may be conceded to the mathematician that four is twice two. But two is not twice one; two is two thousand times one. - G.K. Chesterton
One afternoon, when I was four years old, my father came home, and he found me in the living room in front of a roaring fire, which made him very angry. Because we didn't have a fireplace. - Victor Borge
Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four. - Katharine Hepburn
During the Second World War, the Germans took four years to build the Atlantic Wall. On four beaches it held up the Allies for about an hour; at Omaha it held up the U.S. for less than one day. The Atlantic Wall must therefore be regarded as one of the greatest blunders in military history. - Stephen Ambrose
If I knew what two and two were I would say Four! - Idries Shah
At least she's not guilty of integrity, and that's more than I can say of any Bell in four generations except my grandfather and myself. - James Thurber
Four simple chambers.A thousand complicated doors.One of them is yours. - Jill Alexander Essbaum
Two and two continue to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five.
The most racket time of the year for those that don't know, is the warmest of the four seasons and the winter as it is so cold and felt in your heart. - Auliq Ice
I will say nothing against the course of my existence. But at bottom it has been nothing but pain and burden, and I can affirm that during the whole of my 75 years, I have not had four weeks of genuine well-being. It is but the perpetual rolling of a rock that must be raised up again forever. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What do you do when your kid can only count to four? Buy him a drumkit and call him gifted!- Tré Cool, Flypside, 1992 - Green Day
If a fourteen year-old can deliver your message, it's not because he's gifted. It's because intellectually, you're a child. - Bill Maher
I admire the serene assurance of those who have religious faith. It is wonderful to observe the calm confidence of a Christian with four aces. - Mark Twain
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
One man's brain plus one other will produce one half as many ideas as one man would have produced alone. These two plus two more will produce half again as many ideas. These four plus four more begin to represent a creative meeting, and the ratio changes to one quarter as many ...
How many legs does a dog have if you count his tail as a leg? Four. You can call a tail a leg if you want to, but that doesn't make it a leg. - Abraham Lincoln
Four things come not back -- the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity.
When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain
The Mogadorian caught Number One in Malaysia, Number Two in England, And Number Three in Kenya. I am Number Four. I am next..." - I AM NUMBER FOUR - Pittacus Lore
Societies need self sacrificing ignorant crowd;Religions need fearful followers;Systems need obedient slaves;Corporate world needs compulsive consumers,andI NEED THE COURAGE TO RISE ABOVE THESE FOUR PARASITES. - Saurabh Sharma
The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven. - Martin Luther
While the people retain their virtue, and vigilance, no administration, by any extreme of wickedness or folly, can very seriously injure the government, in the short space of four years. - Abraham Lincoln
The first day or so we all pointed to our countries. The third or fourth day we were pointing to our continents. By the fifth day, we were aware of only one Earth. - Sultan bin Salman Al-Saud
On plenty of days the writer can write three or four pages, and on plenty of other days he concludes he must throw them away. - Annie Dillard
For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum. - J. W. Schopf
Is it not careless to become too local when there are four hundred billion stars in our galaxy alone? - A. R. Ammons
You cannot solve a level four problem with level one thinking. - R.A.Delmonico
Following Jesus isn’t something you can do at night where no one notices. It’s a twenty-four-hour-a-day commitment that will interfere with your life. That’s not the small print—that’s a guarantee. - Kyle Idleman
If you observe a really happy man, you will find... that he is happy in the course of living life twenty-four crowded hours each day. - W. Beran Wolfe
I will say nothing... against the course of my existence. But at bottom it has been nothing but pain and burden, and I can affirm that during the whole of my 75 years, I have not had four weeks of genuine well-being. It is but the perpetual rolling of a rock that must be raised up again forever. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Be careful when you ask Karma for something that you have always wanted. When I was young, I asked to be surrounded by beautiful women. Now I have a wife and four daughters. - James Hauenstein
I believe in whatever gets you throught the night. [...] Night is the hardest time to be alive. For me, anyway. It lasts so long, and four A.M.knows all my secrets. - Poppy Z. Brite
USA Today has come out with a new survey - apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population. - David Letterman
MIRACLE, n. An act or event out of the order of nature and unaccountable, as beating a normal hand of four kings and an ace with four aces and a king. - Ambrose Bierce
It's my contention that each book creates its own structure and its own length. I've written three or four slim books. It may be that the next novel is a big one, but I don't know. - Don DeLillo
There once were four sistersWho were exceptionally ordinary,But desired more than a maiden should desireRavaged by their shameful wantsTheir loving hearts never bloomedInstead four wicked bramblesGrew in their placeEach taintedWith poisonous magic - Elissa Sussman
Fate! This four-letter little word gave the biggest harm to mankind! We must totally get rid of this degrading concept of primitiveness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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 emphasis of the churches were not in how much work or home keeping is done in the four walls of the church itself, they rather told the Protestants to go prove their love to God at their work places through the quality of their works - Sunday Adelaja
Twice the size of a full grown man, with four muscular arms, it was his worst nightmare on steroids. -The Hyperscape Project - Donald Swan
Aglaya just rolled her eyes. "You're like a ten year-old.""Ten-and-a-half," Kev defended. "But I read at a fourteen year-old level. - Larry Gent
Each meditation should last hours - three, four, six hours. - Samael Aun Weor
The August noon in us works to stave off the November chills. We survive by what little Fourth of July wits we’ve stashed away. But there are times when we’re all autumn people. - Ray Bradbury
Four be the things I'd have been better without: love, curiosity, freckles and doubt. - Dorothy Parker
There are four kinds of people to avoid in the world: the assholes, the asswipes, the ass-kissers, and those that just will shit all over you. - Anthony Liccione
When it's all over and the dust from our Ancestors bodies and our own settle from the four winds only then will we see that we were here! - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Four out of five doctors prescribe baseball for whatever ails you. The fifth guy is a quack. - Tom Swyers
You're three or four different men but each of them out in the open. Like all Americans. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the same scales the fall of an empire of fourteen years and the dropping of a woman's glove, and almost always the glove weighs more than the empire. - Honore de Balzac
The separation of sexuality from procreation in Greek culture helps explain the terrible demographic decay that Greece would suffer during the fifth and fourth centuries B.C.E. - Daniel P. Goldman
The idea that work competes with life ignores that life is actually the intersection and interaction of four major domains: work, home, community, and the private self. - Derric Yuh Ndim
If you had told me, though, when I was twenty-four that I would write about Skokie, Illinois, where I grew up, I would have said, ‘You’re out of your mind. Why would I have Skokie in a poem?’ But you become resigned. Your job is to write about the life you actually have. - Edward Hirsch
First, rely on the spirit and meaning of the teachings, not on the words;Second, rely on the teachings, not on the personality of the teacher;Third, rely on real wisdom, not superficial interpretation;And fourth, rely on the essence of your pure Wisdom Mind, not on judgmental perceptions. - Gautama Buddha
If the man had every other baby there would never be a fourth.
We claim to have the light in the Church yet we want to lock ourselves within the four walls of that same Church. - Sunday Adelaja
The number of chances you give someone doesn't tell the world how loving you are without telling them how desperate you are to believe they care as much as you. True love resides in the first chance, stupidity in the second, opportunists in the third and scoundrels in the fourth. - Shannon L. Alder
A great deal of what many Americans hold dear is nowhere written on those four pages of parchment, or in any of the amendments. What has made the Constitution durable is the same as what makes it demanding: the fact that so much was left out. - Jill Lepore
If you're suddenly doing something you don't want to do for four years, just so you've got something to fall back on, by the time you come out you don't have that 16-year-old drive any more and you'll spend your life doing something you never wanted to do in the first place. - Ewan McGregor
Really, he called me that? Ellen DeGenerate? I've been getting that since fourth grade. I guess I'm happy I could give him work. - Ellen DeGeneres
For those of you who may be homeschooled: high school is that four-year asylum where they put teenagers because we have no idea what else to do with them. - Anthony Esolen
Those eerie diamond eyes shifted over to her and she stilled, as if he's willed her to do so.There was a moment of silence. And then in a rough voice the man whose life she saved spoke four words that changed everything...changed her life, changed her destiny: "She. Comes. With. Me. - J.R. Ward
I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out. - Dolly Parton
Breaking through writer's block is like thinking out of the box: Both require an ability to imagine a world outside your four walls or rearranging them to get a better view. - Susan J. McIntire
Four men killed that day. The phrase sat up in Willie's head like a rat and made a nest for itself there - Sebastian Barry
Every successful start-up is built on four pillars. Team, Idea, Passion & Presentations - Aayush Jain
Depend upon it, he who wishes to win the prize must come on the principle that two and two make four. - Cardinal Wiseman
I'm forty-two," he said. "That's eighty-four in musician years. - Monica Wood
I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the colored arrows from a Fourth of July rocket. - Sylvia Plath
Talking with someone at four in the morning, that's not the thing most people have a simplicity to enjoy. - Sarvesh Jain
Every child likes to take a pencil to make a mark. Everybody makes beautiful things when they are three, four, or five years old. Most people lose that spontaneity; I think that always happens. Some are able to win a second spontaneity. - Álvaro Siza
Right now I'm a freshman in my fourth year at U.C.L.A., but my goal is to become a veternarian, 'cause I love children.
What very mysterious things days were. Sometimes they fly by, and other times they seem to last forever, yet they are all exactly twenty-four hours. There's quite a lot we don't know about them. - Melanie Benjamin
Lovelessness is a huge sin in the church. The four primary personalities in the New Testament- Jesus, Paul, Peter, and John- all four of them say that love is the most important thing. But the only time love really counts is when something unlovely happens. - Jeff Chu
...A world is supported by four things...the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the righteous and the valor of the brave. But all of these are as nothing without a ruler who knows the art of ruling. - Frank Herberterbert
I was just four when a hired teenage field hand attempted to molest me. Miraculously, I got away, and I told my dad. My father made three important choices that day: He listened to me, he believed me, and he took action. I was one of the fortunate ones--I had a childhood. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
In the life of mathematics two plus two make four; but in the mathematics of life two and two can make five or even three sometimes - Munia Khan
...learning always occurs in a context of taking action, and they value engagement and experience as the most effective strategies for deep learning. - Richard DuFour
Guantánamo Bay's motto: 'Safe, humane, legal, transparent detention.' Four adjectives describing one sick joke. - Rodney Ulyate
Before the Gulf War started, the Iraqi Army was the the fourth largest in the world. Now, its the second largest army in Iraq.
The moral arc of a Washington career could be divided into four parts: idealism, pragmatism, ambition and corruption.
If a man who can’t count finds a four leaf clover, is he lucky? - Stanisław Lem
I have always felt that the moment when first you wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours. - Monica Baldwin
If all men knew what each said of the other, there would not be four friends in the world. - Blaise Pascal
The really dramatic growth happens when a startup only has three of four people, so only three or four people see that, whereas tens of thousands see business as it's practiced by Boeing or Philip Morris. - Jessica Livingston
If Wagner lived today, he would probably work with film instead of music. He already knew back then that the Great Art Form would include a sort of fourth dimension; it was really film he was talking about. - Harmony Korine
i like to have a martini, two at the very most - at three i'm under the table, at four, i'm under the host! - Dorothy Parker
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. - Gail Godwin
If you're here for four more years or four more weeks, you're here right now. I think when you're somewhere, you ought to be there. It's not about how long you stay in a place, it's about what you do while you're there, and when you go, is that place any better for your having been there? - Karen Hall and Jerry Stahl
Three-fourths of the miseries and misunderstandings in the world will disappear if we step into the shoes of our adversaries and understand their standpoint. - Mahatma Gandhi
Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died. - Steven Wright
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. - Martin Luther King Jr.
As to women, I agree that each has three or four souls, but none of them a reasoning one. - Henryk Sienkiewicz
The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so. - Gore Vidal
Humanity, let us say, is like people packed in an automobile which is traveling downhill without lights at terrific speed and driven by a four-year-old child. The signposts along the way are all marked 'Progress. - Lord Dunsany
True greatness is when your name is like , watt, and fourier—when it's spelled with a lower case letter. Richard Hamming - ampere
Because what could be more Casablanca? Suddenly Harlow saw that what she’d always wanted was a man of principle. A man of action. A domestic terrorist. Every girl’s dream, if she can’t have a vampire. (Chapter four pg 202) - Karen Joy Fowler
If power is the only important thing, then Frodo loses against Sauron. Hell, if power’s the only important thing then Gandalf loses against Sauron. If magic is the deciding factor of a fight, then four plucky kids from England get their asses turned to stone by the White Which. - Patrick Rothfuss
Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.
To name an object is to deprive a poem of three-fourths of its pleasure, which consists in a little-by-little guessing game; the ideal is to suggest. - Wallace Stevens
"When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. - Mark Twain
I, too, was fiercely independent and thought I could make two equal four. - Dominic Riccitello
The four stages of acceptance:1. This is worthless nonsense.2. This is an interesting, but perverse, point of view.3. This is true, but quite unimportant.4. I always said so."(Review of The Truth About Death, in: Journal of Genetics 1963, Vol. 58, p.464) - J.B.S. Haldane
There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse. - Quentin Crisp
What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team. - Benjamin F. Fairless
Power as a beneficial tool for aspiring achievers is primarily made up into four folds;1. Power to control emotions,2. Power to make right decisions,3. Power to stand against depression,4. Power to excel in innovations. - Israelmore Ayivor
four geological eras had to pass so that human beings would be able to outsing the birds and die for love. - Gabriel García Márquez
And then the finale, its four modest notes. Do, re, fa, mi: half a jumbled scale. Too simple to be called invented. But the thing spills out into the world like one of those African antelopes that fall from the womb, still wet with afterbirth but already running. - Richard Powers
For me a house or an apartment becomes a home when you add one set of four legs, a happy tail, and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog. - Roger A. Caras
They were the Saturday Club, a secret society of which only the four of them were aware and which none other could join. - Ben Elton
On account of us being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does. - Will Rogers
I don't understand dating.. and the other things that people do.. all I know is that you ought to find the one you recognize. The one who gives you four arms, four legs, four eyes, and has the other half of your heart. There's only one of those, so what are all the other things for? Like dating? - C. JoyBell C.
If it has got four legs and it is not a chair, if it has got two wings and it flies but is not an aeroplane, and if it swims and it is not a submarine, the Cantonese will eat it. - Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
It was mentioned on CNN that the new prime number discovered recently is four times bigger then the previous record.
Four years after my father's death, when the subject of parents came up in conversation i would relate the information in a flat, matter-of-fact tone eager to detect in my listener the flinch of grief that eluded me. - Alison Bechdel
I didn't know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. - James A. Michener
The four most expensive word in the English language are 'This time it's different. - John Templeton
Men after the heart of God become the moral conscience, the guidance and custodians of justice, not simply in the security of the four walls of their church - Sunday Adelaja
You only need four words to spell the greatest word in the universe: L.O.V.E. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I stayed up all night playing poker with tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died. - Steven Wright
There is a solitude, or perhaps a solemnity, in the few hours that precede the dawn of day which is unlike that of any others in the twenty-four, and which I cannot explain or account for. Thoughts come to me at this time that I never have at any other. - George Bird Grinnell
As the four girls were taking her father's life, she had tried to rush onto the stage. But two old university janitors held her down and whispered into her ear that she would lose her own life if she went. - Liu Cixin
We were happily married for eight months. Unfortunately, we were married for four and a half years. - Nick Faldo
In the newspapers the row about the prospect of genetically modified food raged on, and yet here were consumers effectively demanding lambs with four back legs. - Rose Prince
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever. - Oscar Wilde
Learn to struggle in all four seasons, for opportunity has no date or an exact time to find, you will only get what you need by trying everthing you know, without fear or shame. - Auliq Ice
The most successful people have the same twenty-four hours in a day that you do. - Jay Samit
At twenty-four she imagined with dread that she was growing old. - Jean Rhys
Is it the Fourth? - Thomas Jefferson
Sham Harga had run a succesful eatery for many years by always smiling, never extending credit, and realizing that most of his customers wanted meals properly balanced between the four food groups: sugar, starch, grease, and burnt crunchy bits. - Terry Pratchett
To make money you have to use a four letter word: SELL. - Richie Norton
What they don't understand about birthdays and what they never tell you is that when you're eleven, you're also ten, and nine, and eight, and seven, and six, and five, and four, and three, and two, and one. - Sandra Cisneros
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris ... [because] no known motor can run at the requisite speed for four days without stopping.
Man…who lives in three places in the past, in the present, and in the future can be unhappy if one of these three is worthless. Religion has even added a fourth eternity. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
As someone who grew up in the Bronx, I certainly learned my share of four-letter words, but none are more powerful than nice. - Linda Kaplan Thaler
We don't really consider ourselves famous. we're just four dorks who ride around on a bus. - Big Time Rush
Four great adventures; read, learn, write and travel. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Well, life isn't a cakewalk, is it?! Eighty-nine percent of the world's most valuable art was created by men living in rat-infested flats. You think Velásquez wore Adidas? You think he enjoyed the luxuries of central heating and twenty-four-hour pizza delivery?! - Marisha Pessl
Healthy people sleep eight hours,Wealthy people sleep four hours. - Amit Kalantri
ya better come inside when you're ready tobut no chance if ya don't wanna danceyou like four letter words when you're ready tobut then you won't 'cos you know that you can - Def Leppard
Why should a financial engineer be paid four, four times... to a hundred times more than the, uh... real engineer?A real engineer build bridges, a financial engineer build, build dreams.And when those dream turn out to be nightmares, other people pay for it. - Andrew Sheng
The gallery in which the reporters sit has become the fourth estate of the realm. - Lord McCauley
The embryological record is almost always abbreviated in accordance with the tendency of nature (to be explained on the principle of survival of the fittest) to attain her needs by the easiest means. - Francis Maitland Balfour
The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from a mental illness. Look at your 3 best friends. If they're ok, then it's you. - Rita Mae Brown
You don't love Buck. If you did, you'd have four kids by now. Wouldn't you? Now wouldn't you? A woman like you... - Erskine Caldwell
No one feels good at four in the morning.If ants feel good at four in the morning—three cheers for the ants. - Wisława Szymborska
You kids today have it easy. When I was a kid everything was HUGE. My dad was nearly four times bigger than me. You couldn't even see the tops of counters.... Then gradually everything became smaller until it was the manageable size it is today.
Freedom is the right to say two plus two make four. If granted, all else follows. - George Orwell
We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Four minutes of eye contact brings people closer to each other better than everything else. - Arthur Aron
The three dots '...' here suppress a lot of detail -- maybe I should have used four dots. - Donald E. Knuth
You can worship God twenty four hours a day but your destiny depends on the cards he lets you play - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The purpose of four incarnative existence is the evolution of the soul. It is to learn, grow and become master of our own life. - Thomas Vazhakunnathu
Until that afternoon in October four years ago, I hadn't known dogs could scream. - Stephen King
On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does. - Will Rogers
Livvy and me together in an elevator for four hours..and we're good. To some eyes the fact that we're both alive could be viewed as a minor miracle. - Michael D. Beil
A half-open window.Morning-fresh air carriescurious sunlight into a bedroom.Flecks of dust shimmer yellow-gold.Four feet, entwined under white sheets.Joni's Blue, on the player.Delicate curtains slow-danceto Sunday's tune.Laughter.Talk of: what for breakfast?Anything. Anything at all. - Nick Miller
A hug everyday mixed with just four sweet letters makes life joyful. - Debasish Mridha
Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat. - Alex Levine
Hope Love Grace Luckthere is space between them because you can't hanle them if all four comes at once...enjoy hope ,,,,definitely love will come to you with a small gap,and so grace and luck too. - pavankumar nagaraj
...I was shocked and astonished when a daring little girl -- a cousin I think -- having waited under a group of trees in the avenue, where she knew [my grandfather] would pass near four o'clock on the way to his dinner, said to him, 'If I were you and you were a little girl, I would give you a doll. - W.B. Yeats
This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four. - Mark Twain
One day can make your life, one day can ruin your life. All life is, is four or five days that can change everything.
Four things to learn in life: To think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; To act in everything with the highest motives; To trust God unhesitatingly. - Helen Keller
I am the Merlin, bane of the Vale, terror of the four lands. I am chaos and shadows, the last of my people. - Jennifer Silverwood
The weirder you are going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person. - P. J. O'Rourke
The reason so many people never get anywhere in life is because when opportunity knocks, they are out in the backyard looking for four-leaf clovers. - Walter Chrysler
When angry, count four. When very angry, swear. - Mark Twain
There is no separation between the gospel and culture, between how we live in society and how we live in our private lives, between the lordship of Jesus inside the four walls of a church building and outside that building. - Michael Brown
My demeanor isn't that of a woman enraged. To see me slumped, glassy-eyed, holding a sandwich someone has cut for me into four "manageable" pieces, a person might tell you I look much more like a woman subdued. - Koren Zailckas
If I do the right kind of a job, I don't know whether I am going to be here four years from now. -- John F. Kennedy (to Richard M. Nixon, right after the Bay of Pigs invasion, 1961). - John F. Kennedy
And the most extraordinary thing is that, in the end, as you grow older, you continue to go poop once a day if you are in good health, while it is not easy to make love every day. So finally, the pleasure is longer-lasting and more frequent than the other. - Guy Fournier
The Fourth Amendment wasn't written for people with nothing to hide any more than the First Amendment was written for people with nothing to say. - Dave Krueger
You have two eyes,but the discerning have three.You have two ears,but the wise have four.You have two hands,but the enlightened have five. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods. - Epictetus
Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than on all other days of the year put together. This proves, by the numbers left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so. - Mark Twain
What I'm trying to say is that I spent the last four months learning to be alone, avoiding the world, hating pretty much anyone who so much as blinked at me." But when I am with you, I don't want to be that person anymore. - Andrea Cremer
Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read. - Francis Bacon
Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers. - Unknown
To feel loved again feels good, but to know they don't love you make things worse. - Ishmael Emmanuel Balfour
Two words. Three vowels. Four constenants. Seven letters. It can either cut you open to the core and leave you in ungodly pain or it can free your soul and lift a tremendous weight off you shoulders. The phrase is: It's over. - Maggi Richard
Well I was out in my four door With the top down. And I looked up and there they were: Millions of tiny teardrops Just sort of hanging there And I didn't know whether to laugh or cry And I said to myself: What next big sky? - Laurie Anderson
Despots prefer the friendship of the dog, who, unjustly mistreated and debased, still loves and serves the man who wronged him. - Charles Fourier
It is no coincidence that, on all four sides, in all four corners, the borders of the Roman Empire stopped where wine could no longer be made. - Neel Burton
BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody murder, one part death-hell-and-the- grave and four parts clarified Satan. Dose, a headful all the time. Brandy is said by Dr. Johnson to be the drink of heroes. Only a hero will venture to drink it. - Ambrose Bierce
One day can change your life. One day can ruin your life. All life is is three or four big days that change everything. - Beverly Donofrio
Sometime I wonder why I walk alone on this cold, windy road. Maybe I have no one to love or no one love me at all? - Ishmael Emmanuel Balfour
There a lot of numbers you are going to pass for your life, Zero- is a born number One- is a lonely number Two- is a number of love Three- is a number of incomplete family Four- is a number of Family - Federico Lomibao
I'm thirty years old, but I read at the thirty-four-year-old level. - Dana Carvey
If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he entitled to happiness?
The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence. - Art Linkletter
Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high- class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four. - Katharine Hepburn
If you think something is boring, try doing it for two minutes. If you still think it's boring, try it for four. If you still think it's boring, try it for eight, then sixteen, then thirty-two, and so on and so forth. Soon enough you'll find that it's really not boring at all. - John Cage
Time' is the most threatening four letter word. - Jennifer Elisabeth
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
I realize parenting is hard and boring at times and a four-hour break would be super, but this is the job we signed up for. Some days it sucks, but most days it's great. - Jen Mann
HOMICIDE, n. The slaying of one human being by another. There are four kinds of homocide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy, but it makes no great difference to the person slain whether he fell by one kind or another -- the classification is for advantage of the lawyers. - Ambrose Bierce
Cut my pie into four pieces, I don’t think I could eat eight. - Yogi Berra
Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet. - Colette
A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? 4. Is this image fresh enough to have an effect? - George Orwell
In their churches the Protestants taught believers to go out of the four walls of the church to demonstrate their love for God by how they serve fellow humans - Sunday Adelaja
He had measured five feet four inches of pure gamecock. - Flannery O'Connor
On the third day God created the beautiful Earth, and on the fourth day his favorite and dearest of all, your gorgeous smile. - Nedzad N. Alihodzic
that your power of commandwith simple language wasone of the magnificent things ofour century.(from the poem: result) - Charles Bukowski
DAY, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent. This period is divided into two parts, the day proper and the night, or day improper -- the former devoted to sins of business, the latter consecrated to the other sort. These two kinds of social activity overlap. - Ambrose Bierce
Fifth and finally, do nothing impulsively. Give God an opportunity to speak. Until He does, stall for time and concentrate on the first four approaches. - James C. Dobson
In four months we could actually have an administration that believes in science. - Mark Warner
I was born because my mother needed a fourth for meals.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. - Zig Ziglar
As long as you have any floor space at all, you have room for books! Just make two stacks of books the same height, place them three or four feet apart, lay a board across them, and repeat. Viola! Bookshelves! - Jan Karon
We are here because we love this country too much to let the next four years look like the last eight. - Barack Obama
Love and Hate: both are four-lettered and both involve passion. And sometimes when love turns into hate, passion grows murderous. - Natalya Vorobyova
My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people. - Orson Welles
The four L's: Love Light Life Liberty!! - Lailah GiftyAkita
Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. - Ronald Reagan
Our national emblem has four lions but unfortunately we have highlighted more lambs and wolfs than real lions of our country. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
Borges said there are only four stories to tell: a love story between two people, a love story between three people, the struggle for power and the voyage. All of us writers rewrite these same stories ad infinitum. - Paulo Coelho
Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.
The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen, and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean that you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten. - Jules Feiffer
A hack writer who would not have been considered fourth rate in Europe."(on Mark Twain) - William Faulkner
The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you. - Rita Mae Brown
Let your love be the kindness to make a homeless person believe that a soul needs something more than just four walls and a ceiling. - Munia Khan
For four centuries now, the American people have resigned themselves to natural disasters and acts of God: floods, prairie fires, blizzards, tornados, hurricanes, dust bowls, epidemics, academics, lawyers, and politicians. - Markham Shaw Pyle
Give second chances, third chances, but not a fourth, a fifth, a sixth and so on. Appreciate yourself and understand your worth know it takes time for people to change, to become better. But know what you can take and what you deserve. - Dominic Riccitello
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