Quotation Explorer - 'Issue'

An unresolved issue will be like a cancer with the potential to spread into other areas of your relationship, eroding the joy, lightness, love and beauty. - Joyce Vissell
It meant different things to different people, but somehow it meant them all intensely. Shostakovich's words just confuse the issue. His symphony itself is what remains. Listen to it. It is your symphony to write with him. - M.T. Anderson
On one issue, at least, men and women agree: they both distrust women. - H.L. Mencken
There are people dying from famine on the roads, and you do not issue the stores of your granaries for them. When people die, you say, 'it is not owing to me, it is owing to the year.' In what does this differ from stabbing a man and killing him, and then saying, 'it was not I, it was the weapon? - Mencius
I look forward to being older, when what you look like becomes less and less an issue and what you are is the point."(As quoted in Put Your Big Girl Panties on and Deal with it, Roz Van Meter, 2007) - Susan Sarandon
It is always a difficult issue for each of us to trust one another yet we expect to be trusted by others. - Auliq Ice
I believe that the best advocates of a certain issue are the ones that fully understand both sides - Daniel Willey
Blaming another person for a problem often keeps us from examining the different possibilities that may underlie the issue.
All precious things discovered lateTo those that seek them issue forth,For Love in sequel works with Fate,And draws the veil from hidden worth - Alfred Lord Tennyson
Worldliness is not so much what we do, it's what we want to do. It's an issue of the heart. - Britt Merrick
I have come to the realization that I have reached the age or mental state of the entering a room with thought in mind syndrome only to find the thought took a turn and went elsewhere...fortunately it wasn't a life or death issue... Sept 24, 2016... thinking about life - kjforce
Peter must have thought, "Who am I compared to Mr. Faithfulness (John)?" But Jesus clarified the issue. John was responsible for John. Peter was responsible for Peter. And each had only one command to heed: "Follow Me." (John 21:20-22) - Charles R. Swindoll
You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants some magical solution to their problem and everyone refuses to believe in magic. - Lewis Carroll
A phased decision can avoid there being a key moment when the moral issue about killing civilians has to be confronted. - Jonathan Glover
God owns the truth. The issue is our ability to derive truth apart from God's sufficient Word. - James MacDonald
A writer looks at an issue and asks, 'What if this were to occur? Or what if that was thrown into the mix? What would that look like? - Venita Ellick
The issue is becoming so absorbed in positioning ourselves ahead of everyone else that life becomes nothing more than an endless strategy. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
For too many centuries women have been being muses to artists. I wanted to be the muse, I wanted to be the wife of the artist, but I was really trying to avoid the final issue that I had to do the job myself. - Anaïs Nin
[A]lways get to the dialogue as soon as possible. I always feel the thing to go for is speed. Nothing puts the reader off more than a big slab of prose at the start."(Interview, The Paris Review, Issue 64, Winter 1975) - P.G. Wodehouse
A person who doesn’t understand both sides of an issue can’t relate to the side he is trying to sway, so his words will bounce off of them without leaving any impression. - Daniel Willey
gay marriage... always being an issue for the voting public when it should be an individual‘s private choice. - G.A. Hauser
Transitions themselves are not the issue, but how well you respond to their challenges! - Jim George
All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue. - Franz Kafka
Every advantage in the past is judged in the light of the final issue. - Demosthenes
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. - Mark Twain
When someone reacts violently and aggressively, it only goes to demonstrate the lack of truth, trust and confidence in oneself and issue that we are defending. It rather portrays the guilt, shame and self anger for defending the indefensible. - Vishwas Chavan
Never stand in the way of letting God use people’s actions, in order to solve a greater issue in the world. - Shannon L. Alder
I won't lie—I don't care.And you should quit trying to deceive yourself because I can tell by the way you show no desire to do anything but complain about the issue that you don't honestly care either. - Richelle E. Goodrich
The issue is now quite clear. It is between light and darkness and every one must choose his side. - G.K. Chesterton
I am praying that the issues from the last 12 generations go into the ground with me so I have NEW issue is to pass on to my son. - Matt Chandler
In a democratic society freedom of expression and information are protected and government lack of concern in protecting them is a serious issue. - Arzak Khan
If we are to be biblical, then, the issue is not whether we should have a doctrine of predestination or not, but what kind we should embrace. - R.C. Sproul
There is a need for promoting women's sexual agency in today's society, because if it wasn't an issue, terms such as 'female sexual empowerment' would be made redundant. The fact that we merely have this vocabulary is indicative of that. - Miya Yamanouchi
I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a heart: but the saying is true 'The empty vessel makes the greatest sound'. - William Shakespeare
If your heart is not in God, you are not in Him.Our heart is the issue of life; Affliction is God's last card through which your supernatural eyes can connect to access divine agenda as it relates to your life. - Prince Akwarandu
FUCK UNITY! FUCK CONSENSUS! There was no unity or consensus during the American Revolution. We had principled leadership from a small, vocal, minority that refused to compromise on the issue of individual liberty. - A.E. Samaan
[T]he success of every novel -- if it's a novel of action -- depends on the high spots. The thing to do is to say to yourself, "What are my big scenes?" and then get every drop of juice out of them."(Interview, The Paris Review, Issue 64, Winter 1975) - P.G. Wodehouse
[S]ex trafficking and mass rape should no more be seen as women's issues than slavery was a black issue or the Holocaust was a Jewish issue. These are all humanitarian concerns, transcending any one race, gender, or creed. - Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Sex is mathematics. Individuality no longer an issue. What does intelligence signify? Define reason. Desire - meaningless. Intellect is not a cure. Justice is dead. - Bret Easton Ellis
Behind weight gain are the larger hurts and questions that have to be explored, probed, and understood before weight loss and maintenance is a possibility. It's a bigger issue than just calories in, calories out. - Ali Vincent
God will answer you prayers better than you think. Of course, one will not always get exactly what he has asked for....We all have sorrows and disappointments, but one must never forget that, if commended to God, they will issue in good....His own solution is far better than any we could conceive. - Fanny J. Crosby
Regret and remorse is a dialectic issue about what has been done, about what should have been done and about what should not have been done. ( Island of regret. Island of remorse ) - Erik Pevernagie
I may have trust issues, but some people seem to have an issue with the responsibility of being trusted. - Melchor Lim
God Only Knows the Issue. - Deborah Heiligman
Eating is not a crime. It’s not a moral issue. It’s normal. It’s enjoyable. It just is. - Carrie Arnold
We all cannot do everything or solve every issue. "It's impossible", however, if we each simply do our part. Make our own contribution, regardless of how small we may think it is.... together it adds up and great things get accomplished. - Mark W. Boyer
Nice mix of Tory MPs saying this issue shouldn't be used for petty political pointscoring, & Tory MPs trying to score petty political points. - Andy Zaltzman
HYBRID, n. A pooled issue. - Ambrose Bierce
Men—I would like to take this opportunity to extend your formal invitation. Gender equality is your issue too. - Emma Watson
The size of the problem is never the issue -- what matters is the size of you! - T. Harv Eker
There is a way that the men speak to women that reminds me too much of Pa. They listen just long enough to issue instructions. They don’t even look at women when women are speaking. They look at the ground and bend their heads toward the ground. - Alice Walker
I simply would not accede to being forced into this, and would frequently be kept out of classes because of irreverent comments and mocking this religious stuff. Frankly, it stayed with me to this day. In fact, don't get me going. I'm almost as bad as Richard Dawkins on this issue. - Richard E. Leakey
In this era , we face the biggest issue of humanity is people becoming heartless & Intolerant - Marisa Ardani
If you choose to not deal with an issue,then you give up your right of control over the issue and it will select the path of least resistance. - Susan Del Gatto
I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult. - Fran Lebowitz
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