Quotation Explorer - 'Instead'

Live happy and enjoy your journey. Life is too short to not enjoy the ride ! Perspective really matters. Worry never solves any problems. Have belly laughs and chuckles instead - Angie karan
I never go into the country for a change of air and a holiday. I always go instead into the eighteenth century. - Anatole France
It’s Not About How Much Money You Make, Instead It’s About What You Do With The Money That You Do Make. - Chris Mentillo
I feign fullness, but in reality I am achingly empty. And it is because I too often sit at the table of the world instead of the feet of God. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Work and pray rather instead of watching and wishing. - Anonymous
Marriage was not the combination of two entities into one; it was instead the creation of a third entity whose sole purpose was to sooth and inspire the two individuals. - Christian Cantrell
They (the French) have taken genius instead of reason for their guide, adopted experiment instead of experience, and wander in the dark because they prefer lightning to light. - Gouverneur Morris
When building a team do not look at people’s weaknesses, instead look at their strengths. - Sunday Adelaja
Instead it is the Church hierarchy that is rather teaching congregation to be afraid of darkness, instead of teaching them to go with light to overcome darkness. - Sunday Adelaja
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
A sentence should be read as if its author, had he held a plough instead of a pen, could have drawn a furrow deep and straight to the end. - Henry David Thoreau
Instead of the final judgement, what worries me is the final dream. - João Cabral de Melo Neto
Instead of fumbling with hot beakers andBunsen burners, I concentrated on the leisurely pursuit of fondling. - Fidelis O Mkparu
I would choose to live a century in a dark room instead of hanging out with fake friends. - Sher E Yazdan
it’s not enough for Christians merely to recognize that the world isn’t what it ought to be and that people are suffering in ways they shouldn’t have to suffer. Instead, our sorrow and indignation should prompt us to act in ways that subvert that brokenness. - Ed Stetzer
I felt a hole boring through my heart. It was carving a scar that would never heal. I was a man. A man doesn't cry at lost love. Never. Instead, he turns hard. From now on, I would live up to my name"...Rattler. - Barry Andrew Chambers
I can’t chitchat and make breakfast at the same time. You could help, you know, instead of standing there like the Queen of England. Although you’re a lot better-looking. - Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death. - James F. Byrnes
A war on cops? Then the question becomes who are they warring with? Because if you look at the prison system you can tell who the Prisoners of War are. The Black Man. Words are powerful and we must stop these divisive words that tare our country further apart instead of bringing us together. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
We Christians are bound hands and feet, sitting down in the pews instead of going out to explore the earth for the Son of God, king of kings and the Lord of Lords - Sunday Adelaja
If they knew how much you kept inside to keep from hurting them, but hurting yourself instead, maybe they’d love you more. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Dont regret that it just got over, but instead Move on for More! - Steven Singh Babbar
God never asked us to meet life's pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest. - Charles R. Swindoll
Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same -- with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead. - Mother Teresa
Don't let fear, or doubt creep in. Instead, let hope creep in. Start believing in yourself. Open your mind and heart to the possibilities. - Akiroq Brost
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep. - Dale Carnegie
When men and women who God has created to make a difference in the world, abandon the mandate for their lives and instead, begin to pursue all nonentities of life, God cannot but be frustrated - Sunday Adelaja
People tend to misinterpret imagination for being willing to do everything, instead of having the capability to put your mind to anything. There is a difference. - Lionel Suggs
At least one study of blocked writers has found that they were more productive and more creative when they were essentially forced to write instead of scribbling only when the mood struck them. - Daniel Akst
In old days, instead of asking a teacher, people looked at the dictionary to know the complete definition of teacher. Now Google becomes our teacher and to know about Google, people Google it. - Munia Khan
Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it. - Gordon R. Dickson
You know what Marshall needs to do. He needs to stop being sad. When I get sad, I stop being sad, and be awesome instead. True story. - Barney Stinson
Life is like one big Mardi Gras. But instead of showing your boobs, show people your brain, and if they like what they'll, you'll have more beads than you know what to do with. - Ellen DeGeneres
For breakfast to be called ‘in bed’ instead of ‘on top of a bed,’ the house in which it is about to be eaten has to have at least two rooms (excluding the kitchen); (at least) three, if it has a bathroom. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In order to live a fulfilled life, do not focus on the size of your audience; focus instead on leaving an impact on the circle of influence God has given you. - Rosette Mugidde Wamambe
I realised that life had changed us both. But somehow, instead of heading into the same direction, we were rapidly diverging from a common point, until the link between us was fast fading away. - Jane Finn
Instead of loving people and using money, people often love money and use people. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Most laws only exist if people believe in them. That's why the mass media has to propagate them. If you are wise enough, join the police and ignore unfair laws. Be the friend and helper instead and thereby increase the reputation of the police. - L.H.
...it is a base thing to look to others for your defense instead of depending upon yourself. That defense alone is effectual, sure, and durable which depends upon yourself and your own valor. - Niccolo Machiavelli
All you have to do is to open your mind, do not be too hopeless instead stand with your feets and have faith that all things will be alright. - Abigail Lazo
You have considerable power to construct self-helping thoughts, feelings and actions as well as to construct self-defeating behaviors. You have the ability, if you use it, to choose healthy instead of unhealthy thinking, feeling and acting. - Albert Ellis
Instead of finding himself in nerd heaven—where every nerd gets fifty-eight virgins to role-play with—he woke up in Robert Wood Johnson with two broken legs and a separated shoulder, feeling like, well, he'd jumped off the New Brunswick train bridge. - Junot Díaz
I realized up there that our planet is not infinite. It's fragile. That may not be obvious to a lot of folks, and it's tough that people are fighting each other here on Earth instead of trying to get together and live on this planet. We look pretty vulnerable in the darkness of space. - Alan Shepard
The difference between successful and unsuccessful people isn’t really aboutresources that were available to them when they started out, Instead its their resourcefulness or personal initiative that makes the difference. - Derric Yuh Ndim
What is so incredible and essential about an authentic cultural scene is it rejects a value system based on consumption and productivity and instead celebrates creation, critical thought, aesthetics and expression. That can’t be mass marketed. - Claire Vaye Watkins
Resolve never to criticize or downgrade yourself, but instead rejoice that you are fearfully and wonderfully made. - Elizabeth George
Patience is to wait for the ice to melt instead of breaking it. - Munia Khan
The historian, on the contrary, cannot experiment and can rarely observe. Instead, the historian has to collect his own evidence, knowing, all the while, that some of it is useless and much of it unreliable." -Professor Charles Homer Haskins - Jill Lepore
When I was your age...I wish I'd known that I already had everything I needed within myself to be happy, instead of looking for happiness at beauty counters. - Ilene Beckerman
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. - George MacDonald
If for every well-intended prayer uttered in hopes of making the world a better place, there was instead a good deed accomplished, the world might look as though those prayers had been answered. - David G. McAfee
Instead of trying to understand Life, we must live it. Create a reason to Live and progress on that path every day. - RVM
The huge modern heresy is to alter the human soul to fit modern social conditions, instead of altering modern social conditions to fit the human soul. - G.K. Chesterton
Instead of others, ask yourself, Are you really okay? Check on yourself like this and do a warm Goodnight to yourself. - Jang Jae Yeol, Its Okay That’s Love
Some people live their lives being perpetual victims and finger pointers. To anyone who points a finger at someone else and lays all the blame at their feet instead of taking responsibility for their own behavior, I would say, "I see that finger and you know where you can put it? - Donna Lynn Hope
Instead of begging to be picked by others, you have the choice to pick yourself and build your brand - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Sometimes it lasts in love, But sometimes it hurts instead - Adele Adkins
Jazz will endure as long as people hear it through their feet instead of their brains - John Philip Sousa
A happy childhood can't be cured. Mine'll hang around my neck like a rainbow, that's all, instead of a noose. - Hortense Calisher
Environment' is a term that creates no pictures in the mind, which is why I have begun to use 'natural world' or 'living planet' instead. - George Monbiot
When people say they try to find themselves, their inner self, to understand the meaning of life I smile and I say, instead why don't you create yourself and give a new meaning to your life - Anubhav Mishra
The wild is where you find it, not in some distant world relegated to a nostalgic past or an idealized future; its presence is not black or white, bad or good, corrupted or innocent... We are of that nature, not apart from it. We survive because of it, not instead of it. - Renee Askins
She could have risen from the ashes. Instead, she smoldered in the embers. - Thinking Out Loud
The turning point for effective communication is actually hearing what is being said, rather than hearing what you want to hear instead. - Dannye Williamsen
Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry. - Joan Baez
Corporate planning cycles are a classic example of generals fighting the last war over again instead of preparing for what might lie ahead. - Jay Samit
Fighting makes us feel alive, until it kills us. If it doesn’t kill us, the pain of sitting alone with ourselves, quietly, under constant assault by our own thoughts and memories of war can easily be enough to make us wish we’d died in battle instead. - Agnostic Zetetic
If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses. - Lenny Bruce
The only way to truly help most drug addicts and most alcoholics is to—instead of them—change reality. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
People ask me how am I doing in life instead of how hurt am I by the life. - Nadair Desmar
One of the hallmarks of great men is that they never make us conscious of their presence, instead they dwelve into our unconscious state and transform into conscious being! - Ramana Pemmaraju
It sounded so weird when people called shoyu "soy sauce." It made it sound like Tabasco or something instead of the clean and perfect thing that it was. - Cynthia Kadohata
Too often, people are trying to fill the God-size hole in their heart with a person instead of God. A person is too small and too imperfect andwill never be able to do it. Once God fills it, then there's plenty of room for the right person. - Laurel Hawkes
We know ourselves very little. We are not at the center of ourselves, but instead like the Earth in the Milky Way, and the Milky Way in the universe; far out on a distant edge, hearing a little of what is transpiring. - David Eaglemann
Forgiveness simply means to give love instead of hate. - Auliq-Ice
Instead of letting our emotions run amok, we can use our minds as tools to build or create realities that serve us better - Jay Woodman
One reason sin flourishes is that it is treated like a cream puff instead of a rattlesnake. - Billy Sunday
The difference between poverty and prosperity is the mindset of living out of necessity instead of possibility. - Farshad Asl
The bottom line is that (a) people are never perfect, but love can be, (b) that is the one and only way that the mediocre and vile can be transformed, and (c) doing that makes it that. We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. - Tom Robbins
Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones. - anonymous
It must be frustrating to survive the gauntlet that is our western medical schooling system only to one day come to the realization that you have been taught only to manage illness and disease instead of curing it. - Gary Hopkins
Whenever He answers prayers, God usually prioritizes those by people who, instead of their mouths, have prayed with their hands and/or feet. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Man is not defiled by his impurities. It is the other man pointing out his impurities to him, whom he is defiled by. Is there anything anyone can do, to become righteous, anyway? God made us impure. If he had a problem with that, He would have made us gods, instead. - C. JoyBell C.
We spend half of our lives preparing to live-instead of just living. - Leah Newman Fredrichs
We each have the innate ability to heal ourselves. To empower ourselves with natural solutions, instead of succumbing to life-altering chemicals. There's a time and place for pharmaceuticals, but it shouldn't be the first answer, nor the only form treatment. - Dana Arcuri
Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation. - Elizabeth Drew
If you claim to be a real friend then be real in your soul. If you claim to be fake then be an enemy instead. - Santosh Kalwar
The world is like a giant Alcoholic whining day to day about what others are doing. Instead of of living harmoniously and individually for Good Orderly Direction. If we have faith in our God, than why should we care how others are living their lives? - B.L. Kennison
Some people call me sick and twisted. I feel that I'm neither; I am instead a Romantic. - Kenzie Western
Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle. - Benjamin Franklin
A week after my drugs ran out, I left my bed to perform at the college, deciding at the last minute to skip both the doughnut toss and the march of the headless plush toys. Instead, I just heated up a skillet of plastic soldiers, poured a milkshake over my head and called it a night. - David Sedaris
If children instead of adults would have contolled the world, then the world would have become a better place. - Abrar Ahmed chowdhury
There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth. - Marie Curie
When travelling, concentrate on the path! Don’t sleep! Don’t read! Just live the journey in full by observing the path instead of wandering in your own world! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Unforgiveness is so much stress, I tell you. You just keep going round in circles instead of taking a straight path which forgiveness offers. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
Instead of overly seeking to get more 'likes' and 'followers' on social media seek to build trust and more meaningful, lasting relationships. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Looking back, it made no sense for my college friends and me to distance ourselves from the hard-won achievements of earlier feminists. We should have cheered their efforts. Instead, we lowered our voices, thinking the battle was over, and with this reticence we hurt ourselves. - Sheryl Sandberg
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Maybe her parents had picked a favorite kid, but that hadn’t bowed Kate. It had made her lock her legs and stand strong instead. - Joyce, T.S.
Christians should never have a political party. It is a huge mistake to become married to an ideology, because the greatest enemy of the gospel is ideology. Ideology is a man-made format of how the world ought to work, and Christians instead believed in the revealing truth Scripture. - Charles W. Colson
Instead of looking at what's depressing, look at what's a blessing. - Kristen Butler
Jealously would kill you from inside, if you water the plant of jealousy with anger instead of hard work - Paolo Coelho
Make us, Lord, in Chesterton's distinction, travelers instead of tourists. Where the tourist defines his day by the expectation of seeing certain things, give us the traveler's openness to seeing what You will reveal. - Brian Eshleman
My mother said to me, if you go into the military, you will become a general. If you go into the clergy, you will become Pope. Instead, I became an artist, and I am Piccaso.
If atheism solved all human woe, then the Soviet Union would have been an empire of joy and dancing bunnies, instead of the land of corpses. - John C. Wright
I hate when I look in my closet and find clothes instead of Narnia. - H.B. Bolton
Choose success instead of achieving it - Rajesh Walecha
See, that's all you're thinking about, is winning. You're confirming your sense of self- worth through outward reward instead of through inner appreciation. - Barbara Hall
Stop searching for that perfect person you hope for. Stop searching for someone who would meet the standards you set as spouse material, instead love the one who's already next to you, who has always been there for you, and never done you wrong. Perfection doesn't exist in anyone, including you. - John Yang aka Private83
To find true peace, forgive those who fill your mind with hatred and instead show them the path of love. - Debasish Mridha
If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with. - Deepak Chopra
I don't spend a lot of time asking "WHY?" Instead I focus on what I should do now or how I should react." (p.180) - Jeff Dixon-The Key To The Kingdom
Stop obsessing about where you invest your money. Focus instead, on where you invest your time. - Gyan Nagpal
When I get sad, I stop being sad and be awesome instead. - Barney Stinson
Instead of focusing on how much you can accomplish, focus on how much you can absolutely love what you’re doing. - Leo Babauta
we all get waves of regret sometimesbut instead of dwelling on what you can’t change,start focusing on what you can. - Alexandra Elle
Many people are hurt in Life. But the problem is not the hurt. They Curse, Nurse, and Rehearse their hurt instead of Reversing it, and Live miserably. - RVM
It is not those events outside of our control which we should allow to define us. Instead, the definition of who we choose to be is dictated by how we deal with these outside events within ourselves. - Tony C. Skye
Science affects the average man and woman in two ways already. He or she benefits by its application driving a motor-car or omnibus instead of a horse-drawn vehicle, and being treated for disease by a doctor or surgeon rather than a witch. - J.B.S. Haldane
I am pessimistic about the human race because it is too ingenious for its own good. Our approach to nature is to beat it into submission. We would stand a better chance of survival if we accommodated ourselves to this planet and viewed it appreciatively, instead of skeptically and dictatorially. - E.B. White
Don't spend $2 to dry clean a shirt. Instead, donate it to the Salvation Army. They'll clean it and put it on a hanger. The next morning buy it back for seventy- five cents.
we were justlooking for what couldinstead of what waswhat should beinstead of how it was - Dominic Riccitello
She knew that nothing was ever as overwhelming or final as he seemed to think - that if he would wait, instead of shouting, there'd be less to shout over in the end. - Josephine Johnson
I think instead [of happiness] we should be working for contentment... an inner sense of fulfillment that's relatively independent of external circumstances. - Andrew Weil
Success is not about what you have; instead, it is about who you are becoming. -Farshad Asl No Excuses Mindset - -Farshad Asl “No Excuses Mindset”
These temple destroyers, devotees of ravaging commercialism, seem to have a perfect contempt for Nature, and, instead of lifting their eyes to the God of the mountains, lift them to the Almighty Dollar. - John Muir
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. - Tom Robbins
This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play. - Alan W. Watts
A diplomat is a man who says you have an open mind, instead of telling you that you have a hole in the head. - Unknown
Try not to find love or fall in love. Instead become a person who attracts love. - Debasish Mridha
Keep working. Keep trying. Keep believing. You still might not make it, but at least you gave it your best shot. If you don’t have calluses on your soul, this isn’t for you. Take up knitting instead. - David Eddings
Fiction, if done right, can bridge cultural divides. Stories can be a footpath for a reader to step into another land and view its indigenous practices and beliefs through a local lens, instead of a telescope. - Nadia Hashimi
Clearing your head of everything you thought you knew, even your mostcherished ideas, will give you the mental space to be educated by your present experience--the best schoolof all. You will develop your own strategic muscles instead of depending on other people's theories and books. - Robert Greene
Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged. - Helen Keller
Don’t stop when you fail. Instead, use your failures to measure your level of success. - Kevin J. Donaldson
don't take a multiple shots to have a master piece one, instead wait for a time which will give you a masterpiece at once. - kurbhatt
The most tragic consequence of our criticism of a man is to block his way to humiliation and grace, precisely to drive him into the mechanisms of self justification and into his faults instead of freeing him from them. For him, our voice drowns the voice of God. - Paul Tournier
Instead of being regarded as intelligent or knowledgeable, many a woman would rather be regarded as beautiful or good in the kitchen; many a man, as handsome or good in bed. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Its better you make suffer yourself instead of making others to suffer , it's justified. - Jitendra Anne
Live up to your potential instead of imitating someone else's. - Martha Burgess
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others. - Roy Bennett
A deed done to others, but for yourself is not a worthy one at all. Instead, place another before you; in this way, you can be sure your moral compass always points North. - Jason W. Blair
instead of becoming a doctor or an engineer... i chose to be me... a writer :) - shivangi lavaniya
Instead of saying; "WWJD (What would Jesus do)?" I will be asking myself "WIDTM(Will I Do This Do Myself"Because Jesus said, "Love your neighbors as if you love yourself."So I will quote I will treat others as if I am treating myself - Temitope Owosela
The minutes felt as long as years and I couldn't be in the sort of time that didn't move, that instead stood still and all I could think of was being allowed to die, being allowed to cut the thread of time forever. - Linda Boström Knausgård
Maybe that is the purest and most radical kind of religion simple attention. Present-moment awareness. Instead of a belief system, awareness sees through all beliefs. - Joan Tollifson
I went to watch the Buzkasgu game taking place on a series of fields - some fallow, some plowed and planted- just to the east of the empty Buddha niches. Buzkashi is a form of polo played with a dead goat instead of a ball. - Rory Stewart
Racism does not have a good track record. It's been tried out for a long time and you'd think by now we'd want to put an end to it instead of putting it under new management. - Thomas Sowell
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace. - John Lennon
Do not go for conformity that breeds mediocrity! Choose instead to stand for transformation that does not only transforms lives, but true purpose and living as well. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When the lord gives a human a life to live with and all the things they need, why do the humans give back the money to the lord ? Are humans that crazy ? Or do we have a mask of saying it out instead of delivering what is called as mankind ? - Rakesh Akuthota
They are many wounded hearts here. Many! Some admit. Others - the stubborn ones, scribble poetry instead. - Saru Singhal
Strength instead of being the lusty child of passions, grows by grappling with and subduing them. - James M. Barrie
Don’t waste your time hating me; you can’t change me. Instead, hate your impotent life; THAT you can change. - Steve Maraboli
People search for the inner meanings of life instead of living it to the fullest. Life is too beautiful to be analyzed. Living is a spontaneous response meant to be taken in a stride. - Adhish Mazumder
When I stopped trying to block my sadness and let it move me instead, it led me to a bridge with people on the other side. I learned that sadness does not sink a person; it is the energy a person spends trying to avoid sadness that does that. - Barbara Brown Taylor
[As a young man ] I came to the conclusion that the church was just a bunch of fascists that supported Franco. I stopped going on Sunday mornings and watched the birds with my father instead. - James D. Watson
You know it makes one feel rather good deciding not to be a bitch.""Yes.""It's sort of what we have instead of God.""Some people have God," I said. "Quite a lot.""He never worked very well with me. - Ernest Hemingway
We as humans tend to overlook lesser beings and things, but we should instead come to love and respect them. - Sandranil Biswas
I recommend getting yourself out from under any ministry that PREACHES LAW or a MIXTURE OF LAW AND GRACE, and instead listening to or reading anything you can find to reinforce the GRACE MESSAGE. - Paul Silway
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. - Edmund Burke
This town of churches and dreams; this town I thought I would lose myself in, with its backward ways and winding roads leading to nowhere; but, I found myself instead. -Magic in the Backyard (excerpt from American Honey) - Kellie Elmore
Your strength will be found when you stop struggling with yourself, instead of thinking everyone is a struggle worth overcoming. Every obstacle in life is a lesson that teaches us, not others. - Shannon L. Alder
But instead of spending our lives running towards our dreams, we are often running away from a fear of failure or a fear of criticism. - Eric Wright
The day you start falling in love, with the wrecked homes and broken windows instead of running away from them. You will find a story that fills your soul, behind every burnt door. - Akshay Vasu
Don’t waste your time trying to explain yourself to people that are committed to misunderstanding you. Instead, commit your time to explaining who they are to them. When you get a person to see the positive similarities you share, it begins to restore the loss of respect between you. - Shannon L. Alder
According to the strange mathematics of the god of mutual affinity, the shadows that clouded their pasts when united became only half as dense instead of darker. - The World And The Door - o.henry
One act of beneficence, one act of real usefulness, is worth all the abstract sentiment in the world. Sentiment is a disgrace, instead of an ornament, unless it lead us to good actions. - Ann Radcliffe
​A carefully constructed structure of education is supposed to smoothen the pursuit of knowledge, instead of restricting the flow of knowledge. - Abhijit Naskar
The question is not, who uses faith and who uses reason? Everyone uses both. The question instead should be, who has the most reasonable faith? - J.F. Baldwin
Don’t try to make life fair, instead, be on the side where life is extra good. - Sarvesh Jain
I want to know we're not pushing children toward the traditions of life, but instead cultivating them to grow in their own specific purposes, and make the dreams of their youth become realities as they age. - Ashley Ormon
It often is better to ask an ancient Hebrew goatherd, instead of a so-called expert like myself, about the meaning of a particular, biblical story. - Richard Gist
So you want to commit suicide,huh? Why? Life doesn't compel you to choose that way.Generally People makes you commit suicide.And those who makes you feel bad,trust my word, they don't care about you. Then why bother killing yourself? Kill them instead. - Riyadh Razzaq
Her angel didn’t look at all like she’d expected. He was no benevolent creature with long, flowing robes and a bland, peaceful smile. Instead he was the stuff of every teenage girl’s—and quite a few teenage boys’—fantasies. - Rosalie Lario
Why waste your strength envying and hating instead of loving? - Lailah Gifty Akita
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of someone else. - Judy Garland
Maybe comfort exists in believing there is order in the world, even when someone is making the most disorderly decision we know: running toward death instead of away from it.In their absence, we're left trying to pin meaning to air. - Kate Fagan
George Macdonald said, 'If you knew what God knows about death you would clap your listless hands', but instead I find old people in North America just buying this whole youth obsession. I think growing older is a wonderful privilege. I want to learn to glorify God in every stage of my life. - Elisabeth Elliot
Oh, let us lose our milk teeth and cut instead the strong teeth of hate and love. - Catherine of Siena
Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid and abet. - Tom Robbins
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane. - Nikola Tesla
I lived what most people call the good life. I was happy, but deep inside I always felt that, with the short amount of time we are given to live and love in this world, we spend too much time loving things instead of people. - Antonia Brenner
Your pride will be uprooted when a person who insults you appears to be your benefactor. The person who insults should be considered a benefactor, instead people get depressed when they are insulted. - Dada Bhagwan
Instead of bracing yourself for the perils of the unknown, embrace the joy that is here, in your present moment. - Michelle Cruz-Rosado
If only I had used my powers for good instead of for trivia! - Hermester Barrington
Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, focus your energy on what you can create. - Roy Bennett
If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don't bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking. - R. Buckminster Fuller
One of the tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. - Dale Carnegie
The past is dead, let's focus on tomorrow instead. - Greg Graffin
I felt the need to distance myself from my problems, instead of dealing with them. My mother said It’s not uncommon for people to run away from their fears to start somewhere new with a better attitude. - Documentary Recordings
The first human being who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud
I write down everything I want to remember. That way, instead of spending a lot of time trying to remember what it is I wrote down, I spend the time looking for the paper I wrote it down on. - Beryl Pfizer
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
[The public school system is] usually a twelve year sentence of mind control.Crushing creativity, smashing individualism, encouraging collectivism andcompromise, destroying the exercise of intellectual inquiry, twisting itinstead into meek subservience to authority. - Walter Karp
You know it makes one feel rather good deciding not to be a bitch.""Yes.""It's sort of what we have instead of God.""Some people have God", I said. "Quite a lot.""He never worked very well with me. - Ernest Hemingway
In history, as elsewhere, fools rush in, and the angels may perhaps be forgiven if rather than tread in those treacherous paths they tread upon the fools instead. - G.R. Elton
Travel is an evolving experience. It doesn't take place in photographs or your past... Instead it's tucked up there in your memory and when you need a bit of it, or a new perspective on something hidden within it, it will emerge into your conscious mind - Dan Kieran
Refrain from being selfish to others, instead make some friend and stand up with dignity. - Lenny Ramirez
It's a sad state of affairs when we make fun of people for reading instead of making reading fun for people. - Jen Selinsky
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again. - Evelyn Underhill
Help our response, Lord, not to be, "WHAT are You doing?!" Instead, give us the perspective to ask, "Lord, what would You teach? - Brian Eshleman
One of the consequences of sin is that it makes the sinner pity himself instead of causing him to turn to God. One of the first signs of new life is that the individual takes sides with God against himself. - Donald Grey Barnhouse
I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run towards it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your foot - Nadia Comaneci
When the focus becomes ‘What would Jesus do?’ instead of ‘What has Jesus done?’ the [conservative/liberal] labels no longer matter. - Michael S. Horton
I do not put in long hours at the keys - or very seldom. Instead, I snatch time. I write in the crannies of my life. - Julia Cameron
Our fragile, perishable bodies are not who we are. We are the sum of fleeting moments that belong to us for eternity. It is our choice and responsibility to create moments of beauty and grace, instead of despair and suffering. - Dorit Brauer
We are all born to fly. Instead, we sit on the branches afraid of the leap into the unknown. But the unknown is where enlightenment lives. Our true nature is the unknown. - Enza Vita
What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things. - Unknown
When you start giving, instead of getting, you make a difference. You can always give a warm smile, a sincere hello, a positive vibe… your attention, your time, your love, and kindness to those around you. - Roy T. Bennett
I was just trying to be a very good human, instead I became a hero. - Amit Kalantri
My parents won’t let me have a motorcycle, but they give me all the guns I want. I asked them for a motorcycle last Christmas and they told me I’d only kill myself. They got me this twelve-gauge instead. - Scott Thompson
The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. Instead of altering their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views...which can be very uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering. - Doctor Who
A leader without a clear vision and plans only abuses his power because visions, dreams and plans are the fulcrum along which the loads of success will spine by your own efforts. And where power is abused, there is manipulation instead of inspiration. - Israelmore Ayivor
Strength was not how fiercely one punched, but instead, how one would summon the courage to take a blow for someone else. - J.F.Johns
Could it be that different political views, different religions and even scientific theories had been looking at our reality from different angles? If so, we should not accept or prefer one over the other, but instead we must aim to draw the best out of each view. - Ardiana Bani Cohn
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. - Samuel Johnson
They were going to die. They knew it, and their last words were I love you. Even in great pain, their last words were of love... People who could have saved themselves and they ran back in to save others instead. If humanity is capable of that, how can I lose hope in humanity? - Elie Wiesel
Don't pretend to be what you're not, instead, pretend to what you want to be, it is not pretence, it is a journey to self realization. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Why does humankind love to seek the glory of one another instead of the glory of God? - Lailah Gifty Akita
What if, as an act of worship, creating something meant healing and restoration took place instead of pain and frustration? - Michelle Dennis Evans
How could I ask for a better friend? Someone who gives me a backup plan. Instead of someone who makes me the backup plan. - Sarah Mylnowski
I was wrong, I thought I could change her to different, something better, elegant, but instead of it the same thing she gifted to me, don't know why, when, how, but she did so well..! - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
The meek shall indeed inherit the earth. They have the power to act rationally instead of reacting emotionally. - David M. Butcher
When you lower the definition of success to such a level that any person can reach it, you don’t teach people to have big dreams; instead you inspirit mediocrity and nurture people’s inadequacies. - Shannon L. Alder
Why is there so much problem just to know one’s own Soul? The Soul resides in one’s own abode (body), but one doesn’t know it and then he says, ‘I know this and I know that so’. Instead why don’t you get to know your own ‘Self’? - Dada Bhagwan
Minimise your time with those who make noises instead of speaking what is good for your ears, else, they'll attune you with balderbash. Maximise your time with those who will inject into your ears a soothing sound of wisdom, for they'll set your mind on a sound reasoning path. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Ignorance is avoiding that which stands in front of me out of the misplaced hope that it will put what I’m ignoring behind me. Instead, it’s most certain to drop it on top of me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When night comes do not despair; rejoice instead and say to yourself, At least now I can see the stars. - Matshona Dhliwayo
But I wondered if all this kissing was a bad habit with him and me. The thing we did with our mouths instead of talking. - Gabrielle Zevin
People who actually have good advice seldom give it voluntarily, instead others seek them out for it. They do not shove it down people's throats just to boost their exaggerated sense of importance. - JJ Matebesi
It hurt when someone lies to you, and you know that. But you believe him instead because you love him. - Eyden I.
Our brains are not capable of comprehending the infinite so, instead, we ignore it and eat cheese on toast. - Jonathan Cainer
Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of its filling a vacuum, it makes one. - Benjamin Franklin
Don't let the time convince you to quit, instead, convince the time to extend with patience. - Nathaniel E. Quimada
Instead of killing and dying in order to produce the being that we are not, we have to live and let live in order to create what we are. - Albert Camus
Never trust someone that claims they care nothing of what society thinks of them. Instead of conquering obstacles, they simply pretend they don't exist. - Tiffany Madison
Sometimes, instead of being hurt, you should look at betrayal as a gift. It makes it that much easier to sweep it up and toss it out with the rest of the trash. And why is that you ask? Because trash starts to stink...and when it does, it has no more value in your life. - Donna Schoenrock
Instead of the weight that sinks us, consequences are often the life preserver that saves us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Be like stars; instead of cursing the darkness, shine. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If we bear all this suffering and if there are still Jews left, when it is over, then Jews, instead of being doomed, will be held up as an example. - Anne Frank
Seek success of your existing friends, instead of seeking friendship with the successful. - Faisal Khosa
...Fan fiction is a way of the culture repairing the damage done in a system where contemporary myths are owned by corporations instead of owned by the folk. - Henry Jenkins
As she sustained wound after wound...the fairy should have fallen, but instead, she danced. This was Titania, the Fairy Queen. - Hiro Mashima
This was the ghetto: where children grow down instead of up. - Jerry Spinelli
When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves.
Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth. - Will Rogers
There's a powerful transformative effect when you surround yourself with like-minded people. Peer pressure is a great thing when it helps you accomplish your goals instead of distracting you from them. - Po Bronson
Focus your thoughts today on HOW ‘You can!’ instead of accepting that ‘You can’t.’ Amazing ideas will come your way. - DeWayne Owens
When you start giving, instead of getting, you make a difference… You can always give a warm smile, a sincere hello, a positive vibe… your concern, your attention, your time, your love, and kindness to those around you. - Roy Bennett
Habits are familiar and comfortable, putting our reactions on autopilot and often leading us, instead, to great discomfort. - Charles F. Glassman
The person who has trust in divine justice is neither upset when treated unfairly, nor seeks his justice; on the contrary, he accepts the false accusations as if they were true, and does not try to convince others that he has been slandered; instead he asks to be forgiven... - Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain
The right man in your life will fly across the world to say hello, instead of saying goodbye. - Shannon L. Alder
I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.
Let's go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday. - Steve Jobs
People wonder why I always dress professionally. I want to be admired for my intelligence, instead of my body. - Bianca Frazier
Perhaps the reason we are unable to love is that we yearn to be loved, that is, we demand something (love) from our partner instead of delivering ourselves up to him demand-free and asking for nothing but his company. - Milan Kundera
Appreciate what you have instead of regret ting for something you don't have. - rah_U
It was our first date and I asked what his favorite movie is. He asked if I’d judge him, but instead of judging him I just loved him. - Dominic Riccitello
But,instead of what our imagination makes us suppose and which we worthless try to discover,life gives us something that we could hardly imagine. - Marcel Proust
Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings. - Robert Benchley
God cherish and value our prayer more profoundly in our days of abundance instead of distress. - Aditya Ajmera
Take a closer look at the word "Change". You never "Changed", instead, you were 'Manipulated' by illusion. - Vishwanath S J
We need to understand the more government spends, the more freedom is lost...Instead of simply debating spending levels, we ought to be debating whether the departments, agencies, and programs funded by the budget should exist at all. - Ron Paul
Procrastination is a way of living in the past instead of the present moment. - Debasish Mridha
Teachers achievements does not requires their positions. Because real teacher must not focus in certificates but instead the experiences he encounter to the learners,that he touches the future he teach. - Adoniemar
In order to live a life of purpose, do not focus on the size of your audience; focus instead on the circle of influence God has given you. - Rosette Mugidde Wamambe
Instead of caring for your headache, you are buying medicine for your friend. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself...True happiness is born of self-reliance. - The laws of Manu
I looked always outside of myself to see what I could make the world give me instead of looking within myself to see what was there. - Belle Livingstone
Like too much alcohol,self-consciousness makes us see ourselves double, and we make the double image for two selves - mental and material, controlling and controlled, reflective and spontaneous. Thus instead of suffering we suffer about suffering, and suffer about suffering about suffering. - Alan W. Watts
Ministry is when the people who hear you, don't want more of you; they want more of Him because of what you've said. When you point them to God's fire instead of trying to get attention for yourself-that's ministry. - Priscilla Shirer
Religion became the evil of our society when it started to teach resentment and hate instead of unconditional love and wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
When bad things happen or you don't get your own way, if you can open your heart to compassion instead of shunting it down in anger, you're going to create more light. - Barrie Dolnick
We become extremely vulnerable to the ones that love us, we believe in what they say, we believe in their faith held next to us. It's law of attraction to become who your surrounded by, so instead of focusing of changing another, find some one suitable to your soul. - Nikki Rowe
Let us not look at the talents we wish we had or pine away for the gifts that are not ours but instead do the best we can with what we have. - B.J. Richardson
We, the human race, are so accustomed to having instead of being. What wastage of the revelations and magic in every moment. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
Prayer is not meant to be a burden or used as a badge of holiness. Instead, it is a gift of God that when used properly should yield great victory in our lives. - Paul Silway
I don’t understand why people are always putting us down, instead of encouraging us to become great. Because, when you do become great, you will give me a world that I would not have any other way. We all havesomething to give one another. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Never allow carping critics to deter you from success. Instead, silence them with it. - Christian Baloga
For every moment of suffering,Others will arriveThat will instead pierce you with joy. - Scott Hastie
I hate to hear you talking so like a fine gentleman, and as if women were all fine ladies, instead of rational creatures. - Jane Austen
Arrange your life in such a way that you don't make choices based on fear of God, instead of love of God. - Shannon L. Alder
If one takes responsibility for the mistakes, he is the true person, isn’t it? Do not insist. Instead of insisting, instead of blaming others, take the responsibility of the mistakes on your head! - Dada Bhagwan
Instead of asking why they left,now I ask,what beauty will I createin the space the no longeroccupy? - Rudy Francisco
My mother always told meNo monster lived beneath my bed,But she had failed to warn meIt laid on top of it instead. - Erin Hanson
Nature already uses the language of mathematics, so why not work with the environment instead of against it. We need to start mimicking the mathematical logic that occurs in the landscape, identify existing systems, and out of those concepts create new ones. - Yafreisy Carrero
Because everybody has a conscience, whether or not we can be great beings is not determined merely by its presence in us . Instead, it is determined by the choice to acknowledge its presence and follow its lead - Ilchi Lee
There lies before us, if we choose, continual progress in happiness, knowledge and wisdom. Shall we instead choose death, because we cannot forget our quarrels? I appeal as a human being to human beings; remember your humanity, and forget the rest. - Bertrand Russell
We must stop relying on our human strength, instead seek grace. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Instead of a feeling, think of love as an action. The feeling of love comes and goes on a whim; you can’t control it. But the action of love is something you can do, regardless of how you are feeling. - Russ Harris
So I can curse my pain all I want. I can try to leave it at the door. But maybe I should say grace, gnaw on its bones and thank it for nourishment instead. Maybe for now it's what's keeping me alive. And for now, I can accept living out of spite. - Little Bear the Bearded Lady
To so many people, the Lord is in danger of being no more than a patron saint of our systematic theology instead of the Christ Who is our life. - W. Ian Thomas
Why do people only understand what they want to......instead of what they could or should understand? - Beatrice James
I really do think that if for one week in the United States we saw the true face of war, we saw people's limbs sheared off, we saw kids blown apart, for one week, war would be eradicated. Instead, what we see in the U.S. media is the video war game. - Amy Goodman
It seems to me there's this tyranny that's not accidental or incidental, to make women feel compelled to look like somebody they're not. I think the effort is being made to get us to turn our time and attention to this instead of important political issues. - Eve Ensler
Too often, people are trying to fill the God-size hole in their heart with a person instead of God. A person is too small and too imperfect and will never be able to do it. Once God fills it, then there's plenty of room for the right person. - Laurel Hawkes
Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create. - Roy Bennett
People imagine that missing a loved one works kind of like missing cigarettes. The first day is really hard but the next day is less hard and so forth, easier and easier the longer you go on. But instead it’s like missing water. Every day, you notice the person’s absence more. - Anne Tyler
Sorrow and self-pity consume enormous quantities of energy. If you only can desist from feeling victimized by fate and look for a new solution instead, not only would you conserve old energies but at the same time also feel the surge of the new. New hope is kindled in the process. - G.R. Gopinath
Instead of writing my rules, I followed his. And that’s when I knew it all went wrong. - Dominic Riccitello
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. - Anonymous
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.
Instead of becoming sad or mad, choose to be amazed or puzzled - and stay happy within! - Arne Klingenberg
Those who cannot attack the thought, instead attack the thinker. - Paul Valéry
Just because you have problems, it doesn’t mean you should not have Dreams. Instead, let your Dreams become the scheme to solve your problems. - RVM
Call attention to your strengths instead of pointing out your weaknesses. - Auliq Ice
If a women ask for respect instead of earning it then they are weak. - Swapnil Kumar
When you’re busy, avoid taking the quickest action. Instead make the extra effort to truly serve the customer. - Marilyn Suttle
College football would be more interesting if the faculty played instead of the students - there would be a great increase in broken arms, legs and necks. - H. L. Mencken
Responsibility entails that we demand and work for the change or transformation we yearn for in our society instead of wishful thoughts. - Chidi Prosper Agbugba
Chasing a man is not winning. The only thing you win is the loss of your dignity. Confidence is knowing your value, instead of expecting a man’s love to provide you with value. - Shannon L. Alder
Instead of seeing how much pain I can dish out towards those I disagree with, or who I believe have done me wrong, I seek to follow the golden rule and use my words and behavior to create more of what the world needs love, compassion, and connection. - Aspen Baker
In the middle of the mayhem, you came and sang a song of melancholy. You promised a wildfire, but instead choked the light that was struggling hard for survival. Eventually when all the light went off. You left, complaining about the darkness. - Akshay Vasu
At what point do they believe what's been branded on their skin instead of just knowing who they are on the inside. - Abi Ketner & Missy Kalicicki
It's not the critic who counts. Not the man who points out how the doer of deeds might have done them better. Instead, the credit belongs to the man in the arena whose face is marred by sweat and blood and tears. - Theodore Roosevelt
God doesn't act like the Church. No, instead, the Church must act like God. - Kim Clement
Over time, I realized I wasn't necessarily seeing people or things at their best or worst; instead, I was simply seeing things as they were.There didn't seem to be a moral high road to take in most situations, and "What's the right thing to do?" wasn't an easy question. - Dee Williams
My life is a constant struggle between what they want me to be, what I want me to be, and who I’m being instead. - Kyle Schmalenberg
all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. - Dale Carnegie
i have learnt to live to please myself first instead of other people, when I lived to please others, I lay late in bed with my eyes open in the dark wondering who I was, now I know myself - Stan The Man SA
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
Over the years, I learned to smile or laugh when I was supposed to. I kept my true self hidden; I did not need to unleash my pain on the world around me. Instead, I taught myself to ignore it. I did not realize that the pain was eating away at my soul. - J.D. Stroube
Don't strive to be beautiful from the outside, instead, strive to be beautiful from the inside, Surface beauty will fade through time & age, beauty from the heart, however, never will! - Emily Eaton (Me)
If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
Instead of assuming and jumping into conclusions, stop for a moment and think. "Is this really true or am I making it up?".Don't believe your racing thoughts. - Maria Erving
Seek and achieve "GREATNESS" instead of mere success - Fela Durotoye
Above all I needed to be made to think about what it meant that I was a woman, instead of acting unreflectingly as though I were a man, bound to live out the script of a man’s life. - Jill Ker Conway
Why can't they invent something for us to marry instead of WOMEN?
Men want sex. If men ruled the world, they could get sex anywhere, anytime. Restaurants would give you sex instead of breath mints on the way out. Gas stations would give sex with every fill-up. Banks would give sex to anyone who opened a checking account. - Scott Adams
Instead of saying, "I'm damaged, I'm broken, I have trust issues" say "I'm healing, I'm rediscovering myself, I'm starting over. - Horacio Jones
There are many wounded hearts here. Many! Some admit. Others - the stubborn ones, scribble poetry instead. - Saru Singhal
As you discover what strength you can draw from your community in this world from which it stands apart, look outward as well as inward. Build bridges instead of walls. - Sonia Sotomayor
How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all. - Clarissa Pinkola Estés
Instead of falling to the ground like a heavy doll, as Kermin had seen the prisoners do at the Chetnik executions, his mother shrank into herself, a reverse blossoming, coming to rest in a sitting position, like a ruminative Buddha - Reif Larsen
LOW-BRED, adj. "Raised" instead of brought up. - Ambrose Bierce
I guess this thing we call faith is a climb. I always wanted to think of it as a big slide straight into the arms of God who waits at the bottom to catch us. But instead, He's a God who's on top of things - & like any mountain you climb, the closer we get to Him, the steeper the terrain. - Lisa Samson
It's not my fault you have the attention span of a gnat, capable of only thumbing through the crap on Facebook, instead of reading something of worth that can change your life. No, I'm not talking about Oprah's or Ellen's book either. - Dara Reidyr
Listen to what you know instead of what you fear. - Richard Bach
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
On our Journey, we should not dwell on the guilt emerging because of dropping back to Ego-dominated state; instead, we should celebrate that we are in the state of the Presence!! - Frank Wanderer
Our churches are full of people during work hours, morning, noon, evening, praying instead of being in the factories, libraries, laboratories, facilitating economic growth - Sunday Adelaja
Our musical artistry and leadership of people need to work together to create an environment that welcomes participation instead of causing disengagement. - Gangai Victor
Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. - Lewis B. Smedes
FORCE, n. "Force is but might," the teacher said -- "That definition's just." The boy said naught but through instead, Remembering his pounded head: "Force is not might but must!" - Ambrose Bierce
Disciples and devotees…what are most of them doing? Worshipping the teapot instead of drinking the tea! - Wei Wu Wei
Remember, adjusting your mindset for success is, at least, half the battle of anything. In the case of overcoming our fear instead of it overcoming us is more like 99% of a war waged in our head.~ - Connie Kerbs
I often find human behavior amusing. Like having a full refrigerator of food to eat yet buying fast food instead. If you learn to conquer the two big "N" words. Niceties vs Necessities. You might actually have some funds for the hard times that come. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Will any of those men under you ever really understand all this? They're professional cynics, and it's too late for them. Why do you want to go back with them? So you can keep up with the Joneses? To buy a gyro just like the Smith has? To listen to music with your pocketbook instead of your glands? - Ray Bradbury
When people get into their 30s plus "boyfriend" sounds weird...if you really think about it. Instead, I think we should universally start using the term "manfriend" or "snookie bookie cuddles pie". - Michelle M. Pillow
Instead of saying maybe in May, let May be! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Instead of measuring yourself by your weight, measure yourself by your acts of kindness. - Elle Sommer
At least if you were ignorant, you could do what you wanted, you had no idea what had been achieved in the past. You were free, instead of chewed at by bleeding impotence, dissolved away like a pearl in acid. - Hamza wolf
Be like an eagle; never let storms incapacitate you, soar higher instead. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Make your problems becomeopportunities instead ofobstacles. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
If someone loves you, they should not be envious of you pouring your heart and soul and time and energy into the things that you are passionate about, but instead....they should love you MORE because you are so involved in those things. - Sharon Swan
A rumor is one thing that gets thicker instead of thinner as it is spread.
Don't ever brag about the funds(money) of your parents because they might leave wuth it when their time comes instead strive to make yours and have your personal bragging rights - Chuka Osa-Afiana
The more you struggle to live, the less you live. Give up the notion that you must be sure of what you are doing. Instead, surrender to what is real within you, for that alone is sure....you are above everything distressing. - Baruch Spinoza
You are free to create your own paradigms instead of simply accepting those presented to you by others. - Russell Eric Dobda
Real men don't dance to other people's tune, instead, they play for others to dance. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Guilt and Regret always pulls one down.They have an impact like that of gravity.They heavy you like few tons of concrete,Therefore,Instead of growing, moving on and learning from your mistakes,You will wine and dine with Would Have's and Could Have's. - Nomthandazo Tsembeni
Work hard, persevere and help without hesitation to become an Asset instead of Liability. - Edwin Calingasan
Never start with a clear idea of storyline. Instead, commence blindly, with a vague notion of trying to include a reference to your favourite band, gift shop, or chocolate bar. - Alan C. Martin
Wars are an outdated way to try to solve conflicts, which is unacceptable in the 21st century. Instead of trying to conquer yourself, wars are an unconscious way to try to conquer life. Wars are an unconscious way to try to conquer death, which is the basic fear in the West. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Don't force to become the top, but loosen up to be the top....(as in don't try hard when people are before you but be glad... instead of working up your energy for the highest honor) - Florie Jo Alicer
I think it's important as a women to know who you are and what you deserve. We, ourselves set the boundaries of what we choose to accept. Instead of complaining about the men who's actions don't fit your own & move on and find one that does. - Nikki Rowe
I'd give you my heart, but you'd just give it back, so I'll give you my words instead. - N'Zuri Za Austin
We must primarily become seekers of God instead of founders of works, for work will not sustain us through the traumas of incarnation. - Viv Grigg
How different things might be if, rather than saying "I think I'm in love," we were saying "I've connected with someone in a way that makes me think I'm on the way to knowing love.." Or if instead of saying "I am in love" we said "I am loving" or "I will love. - bell hooks
When you show compassion instead of being judgemental. You will not undergo your own judgement, but you will receive your own love - Guus Gelsing
Don't waste your time being envious of what you don't have or who you want to be. Instead, focus on what you do have and who you can become. - April Mae Monterrosa
We are living in a time when flowers are trying to live on flowers, instead of on good rain and black loam. - Ray Bradbury
You cannot pursue all your goals simultaneously or satisfy all your desires at once. And it's an emotional drain to think you can. Instead, you must focus on long-term fulfillment rather than short-term success and, at various points in your life, think carefully about your priorities. - Eric C. Sinoway
The mere telling of how a need was met is often like telling of a need, which is asking crookedly instead of straight out. But this much I will say--with every fresh need has come a fresh supply. - Amy Carmichael
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud
Travel, instead of broadening the mind, often merely lengthens the conversation.
Never despise fashion. It's what we have instead of God.
Don’t waste your energy & time on things you cannot change, instead pray & change your luck. - Syed Mustafa Faraz Ahmad
Our churches are full of people during work hours, in the morning, at noon, in the evening praying, instead of being in the factories, libraries, and laboratories, facilitating economic growth. - Sunday Adelaja
Follow your DreamsInstead of following others. - Shashank Rayal
Don't recide in the past. Instead, refer to it, else you will remain in the remand of high demand but with low command - Israelmore Ayivor
Very few tyrants argued for the slavery of the masses. Instead, they argued for their right to protect the people from themselves. - A.E. Samaan
Greed is mistaken nobility. Instead of robbing all the pain and hardship from people's lives and rescuing them from danger, greed robs provisions from providers. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
It's because we have little faith that we look within instead of without. - Ralph Bouma
He'd wanted to mend her just like his mother had mended his favorite teddy bear when his arm had come loose after too much play. He offered her his pudding cup instead. - Brooke Warra
I ask myself every day am I an Adult?What is an Adult? To me an Adult is someone who can see the world for what it really is.And instead of giving up and trying to escape reality at every moment they can, they choose to continue on and use what is around them to help them succeed. - Michael Mano
He felt, rather than saw, her chin lift toward him. But instead of pulling her hand from his grip and turning away, she tightened her own fingers and unceremoniously, unexpectedly, threw herself down the incline, dragging him with her.Dragging him with her! - V.S. Carnes
Hey, maybe instead of going to college, you should drop out and I could quit my job and we can form an all-girl band with Lane, you know, like Bananarama. We could call it Tangerinarama or Banana-fana-fo-fana-rama…or something. - Daniel Palladino
Instead of the church in Africa to be a place for eradicating darkness by beaming out light, she has unfortunately become the den of robbers as Jesus put it. - Sunday Adelaja
Perhaps the most important use of money - It saves time. Life is so short, and there's so much to do, one can't afford to waste a minute; and just think how much you waste, for instance, in walking from place to place instead of going by bus and in going by bus instead of by taxi. - W. Somerset Maugham
How could I persuade the in-laws I was the right one for their daughter when, instead of focusing on small talk, all I could think about was not to kill them? I could only imagine what I'd say to the prospective in-laws, "Hello, it's a pleasure to eat, I mean, meet you. - Jayde Scott
I finally stop feeding my mind with toxic thoughts and started nurturing my heart and soul with love instead. - Mareez Reyes
Imagine about anything instead of assume about it. - Savan Solanki
Sometimes the simplest solution out of conflict is becoming someone’s friend, instead of saying goodbye forever. - Shannon L. Alder
When you look back at that relationship you didn't think you could live without and realize had you stayed in it, you'd be some comfortable loser, sitting on the couch with another comfortable loser, instead of being the dope motherfucker you are today. - Darnell Lamont Walker
In a lot of ways, living with Charlie was like having my own place, and I found myself reveling in the aloneness instead of being lonely. - Stephenie Meyer
You were never born to make money. You were born to enjoy life and be happy. Instead you learned to make money and forgot how to be happy. - Debasish Mridha
Instead of a Dark Lord, you would have a queen, not dark but beautiful and terrible as the dawn! Tempestuous as the sea, and stronger than the foundations of the earth! All shall love me and despair! - J.R.R. Tolkien
Nobel intentions have no real meaning to them if you don't do it solely for you. Do it to satisfy your soul, not theirs. Don't do it in hope that it earns you a reward at the end, instead let the reward be the beauty created as a result of your actions. - Kendal Rob
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire - Roland Barthes
Let the haters’ hate push you to go further instead of tear you down, your accomplishments will be your best revenge. - Auliq Ice
Instead of being proud that you led someone to God, be more concerned with the person you pushed away from Him. - Donna Lynn Hope
And the next time I reach for my pen,it won’t be to write about you again.The sun will feel warm on my skin once more,and I will get drunk on the colors of the skyinstead of tasting hangovers dripping from strangers’ lips. - Sade Andria Zabala
All situations can be resolved peaceful. We should advocate for kindness instead of violence. - Mary Sage Nguyen
Rather than allowing our response to an even affect our breathing, we can learn instead to let our breathing change our relationship to the event. - Cyndi Lee
Don't hang with negative people. They will pull you down with them. Instead, invite them into your light and together you will both shine strong. - L.F. Young
One of the biggest challenge in life is to see things for what they are instead of what you want them to be. - Saahil Prem
Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice. - Unknown
If we could stop thinking of 'meaning' and 'purpose' as artifacts of some divine creative act and see them instead as the yield of our own creative future, they become goals, intentions and processes very much in reach rather than the shadows of childlike, superstitious mythology. - Douglas Rushkoff
Latter-day scepticism is fond of calling itself progressive; but scepticism is really reactionary. Scepticism goes back; it attempts to unsettle what has already been settled. Instead of trying to break up new fields with its plough, it simply tries to break up the plough. - G.K. Chesterton
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
Am I a friend or a prospect? Imagine how much kinder life would be if people put as much effort into befriending others instead of trying to sell them something. - Donna Lynn Hope
I feel ashamed that so many of us cannot imagine a better way to do things than locking children up all day in cells instead of letting them grow up knowing their families, mingling with the world, assuming real obligations, striving to be independent and self-reliant and free. - John Taylor Gatto
cease to regard the canvas as a surface on which to paint a picture, but instead as a surface on which to record an event - Harold Rosenberg
Replace a goal of obedience with one of connection and trust instead. Children are drawn to follow those to whom they are emotionally connected. By parenting not for obedience but for relationship, kids are naturally inclined to follow your lead. - Kelly Bartlett
Instead of selling to your customers, help them buy. - Mahyar Mottahed
A relationship run by rules, instead of love is a relationship that is on the road to failure. - Shannon L. Alder
If everyone, every morning, thought about peace just for a few minutes instead of thinking about what to eat for breakfast we would have peace in the world. - Debasish Mridha
Some people today are wandering generalities instead of meaningful specifics because they have failed to discover and mine the wealth of potentials in them. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Instead of letting our emotions run amok with our minds, we can use our minds as tools that allow us to build realities that serve us better,and we attract what we are meant to attract because we are aware and self-empowered enough to choose most of the time. - Jay Woodman
When we say 'War is over if you want it,' we mean that if everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, we'd have peace.
Don't follow your heart as it can lead you astray, but instead, open your heart and allow God to lead you. - Pauline Seaport
Life demands that we live to care for others instead of living to care for self - Sunday Adelaja
Don't judge, try to understand instead. - Toreeden Tirmanee
[Buddhism] takes us beyond a kind of self-centered narcissism because instead of identifying with the content of our experience, we identify with awareness itself. - Charlotte Kasl
I think writers, by nature, are more observers instead of participators. - Ian Hunter
The current climate change is an outer mirror of our inner consciousness. It is an outer mirror of our attitude to try to conquer nature, instead of being in harmony with nature, but in the end the part can never conquer the whole. - Swami Dhyan Giten
What happiness to sit in intimate conversation with someone of like mind, warmed by candid discussion of the amusing and fleeting ways of this world ... but such a friend is hard to find, and instead you sit there doing your best to fit in with whatever the other is saying, feeling deeply alone. - Kenkō Hōshi (Yoshida Kenkō)
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. - Doug Larson
Once you are defiled, you can't get back your purity by any means, instead, you will only look for ways to be defiled over and over again. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Yes, I was a badass all right. And I no longer felt like I needed someone, but instead WANTED someone to share this newfound badassery with. I deserved the best. Anything else wouldn't do. - Becky Ruhter
We gotta start teaching our daughters to be somebodies instead of somebody's. - Kifah Shah
A commitment to sexual equality with men is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered. - Andrea Dworkin
Keep going even when the going is slow and uncertain.Make your dream your prayer and your service.Don’t wait for recognition. Let it find you working. Romanticize authenticity instead of perfection. - G.G. Renee Hill
Sitting to think of what to write will only set your ass on fire, give you headache, twist your face to look stupid, instead, walk around with a blank mind and something from somewhere will fill it up. - Michael Bassey Johnson
How would your life be different if you celebrated the things in your life that you do have instead of lamenting things that you don't? Let today be the day you embrace gratitude and appreciation and let go of entitlement and expectation. - Steve Maraboli
One day you'll be like me" is a waste to say. Instead you should "Someday you'll be better than me. - ParadoxReader
We had a policy of "no looking back". Once a decision was made, all members of our team were expected to stop talking about obstacles and instead focus intensely on solutions."Don't tell us all the reasons this might not work. Tell us all the ways it could work. - John Wood
If peaceful protesting really worked, the need to peacefully protest would have subsided to almost zero a long time ago! Instead, the thing that has subsided to almost zero are the number of complaints filed against police officers that are actually upheld. - Steven Magee
Self Mastery is the ability to maneuver through life without the mind or emotional attachment. It is being a mindfully present observer instead of the mind identified perceiver. - Renee Cefalu
What if, I never tire of asking, we said 'Secret Council' instead of the archaic and therefore cuddly 'Privy Council'? - Christopher Hitchens
Instead, we talked about the reasons to support political leaders who support us, never mind party labels. It was the kind of campaigning only a movement could do. - Gloria Steinem
Fail hard, fail fast and fail often is the only way to get involved with real innovation in this fast changing world. Instead, most companies are trying to prevent failure at all cost, which makes them very unadaptive and the failures very expensive. - Danny Mekić
Once upon a time I thought I could change stories, make them go the way I wanted, instead of where they actually went. - April Genevieve Tucholke
Choose your friends and mates, not by the money in their bank account, creed, ethnicity, or color; instead, choose character, actions, heart, and soul. When we bleed, we bleed the same color. - Ana Monnar
Just being a Christian doesn't mean you're better than anyone. Ever notice how Jesus was a servant instead of a master? - Jacob Bowen
Anybody who listens to their intuition risk at times making other people disappointed or even pissed off because you're not tending to what they want from you but instead to what feels right for you. - Maria Erving
I believe there are ways whose ends are life instead of death. - William Saroyan
Check your ego at the door and check your gut instead. Every right decision I have ever made has come from my gut. Every wrong decision I've made was the result of me not listening to the greater voice of myself - Oprah Winfrey
A great relationship is being with the one who compliments your madness instead of conflicting with it. - Marnie Grundman
Replace cyber-bullying with cyber-believing.Let us build eachother up instead of bringing others down. BELIEVE & BUILD - Janna Cachola
Instead of complaining of the problem, learn how to cope with it and live it and study it and discover their weaknesses and then smash it..عوض أن تشتكي من المشلكة تعلم كيف تتأقلم معها وتعيشها وتدرسها وتكتشف نقاط ضعفها ثم حطمها - Hicham LM Kamelionaire
Then on your tombstone, where you only get a little bit of space to sum up your life, some wax-faced creep chisels a set of meaningless numbers instead of poetry or a secret love or the name of your favorite candy. In the end, all you get is a few words. - Scott Nicholson
Never prove people right. Never prove them wrong. Prove instead that you make your own path in life. - Katina Ferguson
Do not be ready to listen to anyone who is ready to show you your past mistakes instead, be ready to listen to someone who is ready to show you the untold lessons from your past mistakes so that you may be able to skip your future mistakes - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly. - Albert Einstein
Don't expect people to always understand you. Instead, learn to understand them. Then Accept, Forgive & Love unconditionally. This is a sure way to be Happy. - RVM
The majority are satisfied living within the idea of the reality instead of the reality of the idea. - Richie Norton
There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life. - Kurt Cobain
If naturalists go to heaven (about which there is considerable ecclesiastical doubt), I hope that I will be furnished with a troop of kakapo to amuse me in the evening instead of television. - Gerald Durrell
The Universe has your back. Instead of trying to control the outcome, just enjoy the journey. - Dawn Gluskin
Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them. - Orison Swett Marden
You've been told that you're broken, that you're damaged goods and should be labeled victims. I don't buy it. The truth, instead, is that you are the only folks with the skills, determination, and values to ensure American dominance in this chaotic world. - James Mattis
When I was a child my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. If you become a monk, you'll be the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. - Pablo Picasso
It's hard to imagine a more biblical definition of devil worship than an exaltation of the self, an exaltation of the ego, and a tearing down of that countercultural sign of the cross," Moore argued. This pride doing things our way instead of following God's plan - Russell D. Moore
You should focus on those things that will lead you to succeed instead of wasting your time on trivial issues. - Godwin Elendu Ph.D
The fact is, when people choose to be brave instead of smart, their courage is generally so threatening to those who are smart rather than brave that they end up being maligned, not congratulated. This is what the Bible says we can expect. - Gary Haugen
The artist takes in the world, but instead of being oppressed by it, he reworks it in his own personality and recreates it in the work of art. - Ernest Becker
Ideas become reality. once you hit that reality, you get a new idea. it's a virtuous upward spiral. However, the majority are satisfied living within the idea of the reality instead of the reality of the idea. - Richie Norton
I pursued education not instead of being a good mother, but because being a good mother required that I build a better life for my family. - Wendy Davis
Do not stop pursuing your dreams in the midst of all the difficult situations you find yourself to be in. Instead, set your goals in faith. - Auliq Ice
Instead of fulfilling the promise of infinite orgasmic bliss, sex in the America of the feminine mystique is becoming a strangely joyless national compulsion, if not a contemptuous mockery. - Betty Friedan
Do not be obsessed with expensive things.Instead, be obsessed with excellence.Things don't make you excellent.However, excellence will make you expensive. - Janna Cachola
You wanna know how to turn yourself into a better person,then, instead of looking outside the window ,start looking in a mirror, the one that is located within your own heart - Indy Bissessur
Over time, I discovered that learning new things doesn't always liberate you. Instead it makes you wonder if your pants are on backward or if the trees are holding the sky up - it makes you question all of your assumptions and conventions. - Dee Williams
Too many of our preferences reflect nasty behaviours and states of mind that were genetically adaptive in the ancestral environment. Instead, wouldn't it be better if we rewrote our own corrupt code? - David Pearce
Let's not cry about it, shall we, Marcy? Let's pray about it instead. - Lessman, Julie
Politics divides a nation, instead of bringing its people together. - Anonymous
Too many words left unsaid, instead of everything could come at once and break you all for once. - Sara Keddar
What about thinking of happiness as a right instead than as a gift? - Rossana Condoleo
Quit beating yourself up, beat your goals up instead. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.― - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want success in life, then just learn how to walk like a turtle instead of flying. - Auliq Ice
What "wasting time" means? At the time we glorify self instead of glorify God, at that time we are wasting our time as... God is Time. - indonesia123
When you muster the courage to processes reality as it is instead of sweeping feelings or emotions under the rug, you become stronger. - Mayra Mejia
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful. - Margaret Mead
There is a graceless human tendency to wish upon others the ills visited upon oneself. Instead of pointing successors towards short cuts, you relish seeing them clambering through identical hoops. - Michela Wrong
Live truth instead of professing it. - Elbert Hubbard
Hammer the iron that lies on your anvil instead of daydreaming about working silver.
The great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy. - William James
Privacy’ is an unusable term. We should instead talk about freedom, autonomy and self-determination of the individual. Being allowed to be yourself, to think whatever you want and to act within the law with no hindrance. That resonates with everyone. - Danny Mekić
I really like it when a bad dream doesn't scare you...it inspires you instead'. - Fwah Storm
My mother had always taught me to write about my feelings instead of sharing really personal things with others, so I spent many evenings writing in my diary, eating everything in the kitchen and waiting for Mr. Wrong to call. - Cathy Guisewite
No society can prosper if it aims at making things easier-instead it should aim at making people stronger!! - Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad
How would your life be different if you decided to live your dream instead of holding onto your nightmare? Let today be the day you free yourself from the fears that are holding you back and act upon the dream you've always had. - Steve Maraboli
Individuality is but another act of segregation. We need instead learn the process of Individuation. One is to know thyself merely to be a single brick within the wall of mass creation and group consciousness. - Tyler Hebert
Instead of warning pregnant women not to drink,I think female alcoholics ought to be told not to fuck - George Carlin
Past is a picture that has been viewed already, and there's nothing more to learn from it, so we need to stop looking at the same picture again and again and start making a better picture for the future, so that when someday we look back the picture's made by us, instead of regretting we cherish it. - Alamvusha
I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead. - Mark Twain
DIGESTION, n. The conversion of victuals into virtues. When the process is imperfect, vices are evolved instead -- a circumstance from which that wicked writer, Dr. Jeremiah Blenn, infers that the ladies are the greater sufferers from dyspepsia. - Ambrose Bierce
Live deep instead of fast. - Henry Seidel Canby
We must help young women immerse themselves in a selfless work, perhaps receiving little public praise or attention. Instead, they must feel the Lord’s great love for them and their efforts through the influence of the Holy Ghost. - Neill F. Marriott
Heresy," by the way, simply means "choice." It came to mean "thoughtcrime," implying it was blasphemy to presume to choose your own belief instead of swallowing what the bishops spoonfed you. - Robert M. Price
You seem to look upon depression as the hand of an enemy trying to crush you…Do you think you could see it instead as the hand of a friend, pressing you down to the ground on which it is safe to stand? - Parker J. Palmer
I didn't know when I told God that I wanted to be a mother that I needed to be more specific. Instead of asking to be a mother of my own children, I now realize that I was given the responsibility to be a mother to all of God's children. - Monika Zands
Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is... the highway to success. - Og Mandino
Just imagine if you took all the money you've spent on these things and traveled around the world with it, instead, or bought books and read them. Think about how much you would know about life. - Eustace Conway
If you're in a war, instead of throwing a hand grenade at the enemy, throw one of those small pumpkins. Maybe it'll make everyone think how stupid war is, and while they are thinking, you can throw a real grenade at them. - Jack Handey
The Christian who loves his Master needs not fear any longer for himself. For it is then completely irrational, as it is written thus: 'Perfect love casts out fear.' However, it is very much rational for one to instead fear for the enemies of God. - Criss Jami
Many of us live that life where we are only happy when there's a good day passing by, instead of being sad when there's one bad day passing leaving us confused. - Auliq Ice
Let not pain ruin you. Make it a motivation for you to change and live a new life, instead. - Val Irvin Mabayo
I think I have something that belongs to you'. I held out my open hand, the stone resting in my palm. I expected her to take it. Instead she took the whole hand, and held it. - Catherine Ryan Hyde
Knowledge in the head and virtue in the heart, time devoted to study or business, instead of show and pleasure, are the way to be useful and consequently happy. - John Adams
The only secrets that are good are the ones with an ending. Keep surprises instead of secrets in your home. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Instead of trying to hide yourself from the world, make it your signature trait. Make what most people think to be the worst of you become something your proud of. - Auliq Ice
I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't. - Marilyn Monroe
I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. - Harper Lee
The one-eyed view of our universe says you must not look far afield for problems. Such problems may never arrive. Instead tend to the wolf within your fences. The packs ranging outside may not even exist. - Frank Herbert
Go past the insecurity. Go past the little voice that says doing that thing will hurt you. Instead let the pain flow through you, and just hold on. At that very point, you will find yourself invincible. - Rishank Jhavar
If you guys wanted to blend in, you shouldn't have send Dimples here. The way some of the women are staring at him, I might end up having to protect him instead. -Relentless - Karen Lynch
An atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said.An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
If you are positive, you'll see opportunities instead of obstacles. - Widad Akreyi
The world’s most successful people didn’t wait for someone else to pick them, but instead, they picked themselves. - Adam Smith
Too many people spend too much time trying to perfect something before they actually do it. Instead of waiting for perfection, run with what you go, and fix it along the way… - Paul Arden
There are two words that I believe could be completely eradicated from our vocabulary I can’t. These two words are so definite that they leave absolutely no room for hope. Instead, I suggest we use the phrase, How can I? - Daniel Willey
At the time we glorify self instead of glorify God, at that time we are wasting our time as... God is Time. - indonesia123
Do not fear death, fear sleeping without waking up instead. - ABC
Never build relationships with others based on the words they speak instead of the actions they take. - Van Moody
when you courageously believe in the power of doubt instead of the power of God, you much see the works of doubt and least see the works of God - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
There was enough ice.So I thought. For my drink.When I used it all,I cut her heart out and used it instead.I never ran out of ice that night. - Mrinaal
Mothers are the ultimate executives. Instead of raising profits they are raising humanity. - Virginia Burges
the problem with the world, is, far too many people drain their energy into what is wrong with their life; instead of holding gratitude for what's right in their life. - Nikki Rowe
Everything have a foundation, even your fame; It started as little support from your family and immediate friends; Don't forget that because they saw the raw talent before everyone saw the polished act. Stay True instead of being a fame fool. - Unarine Ramaru
To have more peace, as well as more time, start by letting go of the notion that time can be manipulated. Then, let go of the idea that it confines you. Instead, set out to use the time that is there for its true and best purpose as the space within which you can live your life to the fullest. - Michelle Passoff
To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive. - Robert Louis Stevenson
But it bothers you. It pisse you off that I'm not crippled with debt or saddled with some moody bitch. Instead, you PR your lives and act like I'm supposed to ency you..... - Adam Neville
The power to change comes from within and they have to want to change. Instead, be a role model and encourage by example. - Sharon Law Tucker
Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation. - Walter Winchell
Instead of allowing a situation to alter your attitude negatively. Let your positive attitude alter the situation. - karan godara
Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. - Richard Armour
You never really know what's coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drown in its monstrosity. - Alysha Speer
I believe that death should not be feared instead we should endure life and give our best even though life isn't always fair we shall always enjoy life the way it comes and if death is upon us its cause its time for us to go knowing that there is something better for us..... - Miguel Angel Puma
The one bonus of not lifting the ban on gays in the military is that the next time the government mandates a draft, we can all declare we are homosexual instead of running off to Canada.
When you surround yourself with dramatic people, your life will be driven by drama instead of being driven by destiny. - Gugu Mona
I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Instead of pushing your self to work hard why not stop for a while and ask when do I stop - Subingsubing Dondy
Society shall never make progress unless it changes its basic objective of making things easier;instead our main objective should be to make men stronger!I say "men" as women have always had and shall continue to have all the strength needed!!-(Woods oration-2008) - Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad
Instead of one-way interruption, Web marketing is about delivering useful content at just the precise moment that a buyer needs it.Search, a marketing method that didn't exist a decade ago, provides the most efficient and inexpensive way for businesses to find leads. - David Honegger
It is strangely wonderful to feel the lack of something instead of believing that it was never there in the first place. - Kevin Wilson
Instead of becoming a woman of the world, become a woman of the Word. - Elizabeth George
To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float. - Alan W. Watts
Life is going to give you things that you deserve instead of what you plan or want. Always thank God for your profits and losses. Because God plans best for us. - Syed Mustafa Faraz Ahmad
instead of being obsessed with watching greatness i'd rather do greatness - nikko hellstern
It is time for a return to childhood, to simplicity, to running and climbing and laughing in the sunshine, to experiencing happiness instead of being trained for a lifetime of pursuing happiness. It is time to let children be children again. - L.R. Knost
Every day I see lot of things cluttered in my surroundings. But that neither stresses me nor does it puts me down. Instead, it tells me that things will give you trouble if you see it as trouble. - Ashish Patel
Well that's very kind of you, but voices ought not be measured by how pretty they are. Instead they matter only if they convince you that they are telling the truth. - Sam Cooke
I climb the door instead of a treeJust to crawl with myself walking freeWhat if I’m a lizard beneath my skinChanging my colours of the human I’ve been - Munia Khan
Let's not cry about it, shall we, Marcy? Let's pray about it instead. A Passion Most Pure - Lessman, Julie
If you’re in a relationship and find yourself constantly using we instead of I - stop. You are more than your relationship. - Dominic Riccitello
There is so much cruelty in this world… so be thankful instead of sad that you met a pet's love. - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
In My Case, It Did Not All Start With A Mouse, Instead It Started With A House. - Chris Mentillo
Stock option plans reward the executive for doing the wrong thing. Instead of asking, 'Are we making the right decision?' he asks, 'How did we close today?' It is encouragement to loot the corporation. - Peter Drucker
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Tried living in the real world instead of a shell, but I was bored before I even began. - Morrissey
Embracing each instant creates enthusiasm and joy towards your life. Each moment is new, exciting, and fresh when you accept instead of judge and deny. Your whole life is transformed into celebrated moments. - Janice Anderson
Love is when you fight to be with the one you love instead of fight with the one you love for a bed relationship. - Prabha Pillai
There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves. - Albert Guinon
Never be ashamed of madness, instead be ashamed of people that are ashamed of madness. Without a little bit of insanity, we would have never had the Theory of Relativity, electricity, airplanes, cars or your beloved iPhone. Madness got you that. - Shannon L. Alder
People don't believe me when I tell them I'm a magician who makes portals to other worlds. So I tell them I'm a writer instead. - Genesis Quihuis
Stop looking forward to things, look inward instead. - Kamand Kojouri
Blaming others is an act of refusing to take responsibility. When a person can’t accept the fact or the reality, they blamed another person or the situation instead of taking accountability. - Dee Dee Artner
In philosophy it is always good to put a question instead of an answer to a question. For an answer to the philosophical question may easily be unfair; disposing of it by means of another question is not. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
We have to Build Bridges of Peace Instead of building Walls of Wars. - Widad Akreyi
Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better. - Edgar Watson Howe
Do you have any advice for your readers?Lead the life that’s yours instead of faking someone else’s. - Sandy Nathan
Instead of thinking that you always need to do bigger things, learn to do the small things in better ways. - Adam Smith
In history, truth should be held sacred, at whatever cost . . . especially against the narrow and futile patriotism, which, instead of pressing forward in pursuit of truth, takes pride in walking backwards to cover the slightest nakedness of our forefathers. - Col. Thomas Aspinwall
Life was not to be sitting in hot amorphic leisure in my backyard idly writing or not writing, as the spirit moved me. It was, instead, running madly, in a crowded schedule, in a squirrel cage of busy people. Working, living, dancing, dreaming, talking, kissing- singing, laughing, learning. - Sylvia Plath
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