Quotation Explorer - 'Itself'

The mind is its own place and in itself can make a heaven of Hell and a hell of Heaven - John Milton
Now that rock is turning 50, it's become classical itself. It's interesting to see that development. - Björk
He who fights is powerless, but he who loves is power itself. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
This report, by its very length, defends itself against being read.
The refusal to take sides on great moral issues is itself a decision. It is a silent acquiescence to evil. The Tragedy of our time is that those who still believe in honesty lack fire and conviction, while those who believe in dishonesty are full of passionate conviction. - Fulton J. Sheen
I learned not to fear infinity,The far field, the windy cliffs of forever,The dying of time in the white light of tomorrow,The wheel turning away from itself,The sprawl of the wave,The on-coming water. - Theodore Roethke
True inspiration unfolds itself, not by force or it becomes fake. True intuition is also the ability to be observant. - Chris Messner
I don't know what is better than the work that is given to the actor - to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself. - Laurence Olivier
If you stay ready, there's no need to get ready when an opportunity presents itself. - Maxine Phillips
True freedom is when all the stories, all the insights, all the realizations, concepts, beliefs and positions dissolve. What remains is what you are; a vast, conscious, luminous space simply resting in itself, not knowing a thing, at the point where all things are possible. - Enza Vita
Life itself is the proper binge. - Julia Child
That melting pot stuff was always more about what this country wanted to believe about itself than the way people really felt. - Wally Lamb
Venice was a contrast from Los Angeles itself, where you might see a woman with $15,000 tits, a face frozen in place by Botox, wobbling with her $4,000 Gucci bag right past a child with a sunken belly and exposed ribs encaging a heart too weak to scream. - Jackie Haze, Borderless
Actually, it's nature itself that creates the most beautiful pictures, I'm only choosing the perspective. - Katja Michael
Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. - Bashō Matsuo
Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself. - Aldous Huxley
Truth is its own defense, therefore if something can’t speak for itself, it’s not truth. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Everything is connected... no one thing can change by itself. - Paul Hawken
Everything in this world, as well as the world itself, strives for balance and harmony. Electron reaches proton, male tends to female, light replaces darkness, life is balanced by death, and vice versa. And evil on one scale will inevitably lead to the appearance of good on the other. - Alexandr Iscenco
Part of avoiding thoughts about something was not encouraging opportunities for that something to makes itself felt. - Kristin Cashore
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death. - Lyman Beecher
I think, therefore a single fertilized egg cell can replicate itself into trillions of specialized and exquisitely organized cells. - David Self
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It's the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde
More than any other attribute of Jesus, his humility is the key to a healthy marriage. If two people make it their goal to imitate the humility of Christ, everything else will take care of itself. - Francis Chan
Life only remains complex with the individual perspective. Individual perspective cannot think beyond itself while life has to consider the perspective of each and every individual. - Roshan Sharma
True wisdom reveals itself by loving everyone. - Debasish Mridha
What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself. - Abraham Lincoln
When we try to understand another, we reveal ourselves, and in revealing ourselves we are able to be understood. Our heart declares itself to another heart, and that which is common between us becomes the bridge over which understanding crosses. - Kent Nerburn, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace: Living in the Spirit of the Prayer of St. Francis
Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment. - Baltasar Gracian
The subtle thread of the spirit can expand and contract within the body. When it expands, it passes through the brain, heart and body to experience life, and when the same subtle thread of the spirit, is taken inward, it contract itself into the soul, to experience the bliss from within. - Roshan Sharma
Speaker calls the Christian counselor to look at each person as soul embodied with unique challenges that move us. This is not, he says, the first step before we get on to important business but vital in and of itself. - Edward T. Welch
You can’t change the past. You can’t even change the future, in the sense that you can only change the present one moment at a time, stubbornly, until the future unwinds itself into the stories of our lives. - Larry Wall
I care not for the body which may rot. Yet, for the transgression of the spirit, of moral ethics, of life, liberty and the soul itself, I must and shall cross the line of battle or lose the very reason not to. - The Great Pacifist
Each painting has its own way of evolving...When the painting is finished, the subject reaveals itself. - William Baziotes
Mankind is flawed and to place absolute faith in it and it's understandings is flawed itself. - Chase Racek
Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind. - Albert Schweitzer
Struggle is the meaning of life; defeat or victory is in the hands of God. But struggle itself is man’s duty and should be his joy. - Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III
With addiction, a client’s fears can be ripened into some very pleasing fruit: Irritability, suspiciousness, isolation, paranoia, and finally on to that grand banana —the fear of Fear itself. - Geoffrey Wood
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself... You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams. - Kahlil Gibran
Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient... - Grace Lichtenstein
Even pleasure itself is a toil. - Manilius
In order that love be fully satisfied, It is necessary that It lower Itself and that It lower Itself to nothingness and transform this nothingness into fire. - Teresa of Ávila
There is a deep and undeniable sadness in all this: whenever we see the dawn of an eternal good that will never be overcome by evil an evil that is itself eternal but will never succeed in overcoming good whenever we see this dawn, the blood of old people and children is always shed. - Vasily Grossman
Things began happening with odd synchronicity, as if the universe itself was conspiring on behalf of their love story. - John Mark Green
Wind is on fire" - beautiful words. What causes the fire, what enhances it, and what finally extinguishes it by itself or by bringing in rainclouds, gets identified with it. Do breath and life have the same relationship with each other! - R. N. Prasher
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself. - James A. Froude
A gift - be it a present, a kind word or a job done with care and love - explains itself!... and if receivin' it embarrasses you, it's because your 'thanks box' is warped. - Alice Childress
The way to get on with a cat is to treat it as an equal--or even better, as the superior it knows itself to be.
Though the life is very difficult and at times quite tragic, we must nonetheless be happy for being existed, for being the miracle very itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Islam desists violence practised by terrorists who kill their brethren and commit all despicable actions under the shelter of religion. Islam dissociates itself strictly from these people and their actions. - Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan
You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it. - Art Buchwald
The scriptures are the instruments and how to use these instruments is a science itself. One goes wandering around for infinite lives because he doesn’t have the knowledge of this science! - Dada Bhagwan
Let mental culture go on advancing, let the natural sciences progress in even greater extent and depth, and the human mind widen itself as much as it desires: beyond the elevation and moral culture of Christianity, as it shines forth in the Gospels, it will not go. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Physical pleasures are not associated with attachment-abhorrence; the belief in an opinion itself is attachment-abhorrence. - Dada Bhagwan
Realization is not about you, the wave, realizing it is ocean. The ocean realizes itself in you and reveals itself to have never been just a wave. Nothing changes except the falling away of a false belief. - Enza Vita
Theology starts with a crisis, the very crisis of reality itself. The crisis is the fact that you live, that you have a life to live. The crisis is the very mystery of our existence and the yearning for there to be some kind of meaning to it. - Andrew Root
Pleasure is an important component of the quality of life, but by itself it does not bring happiness. Pleasure helps to maintain order, but by itself cannot create a new order in consciousness. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
To protect one’s own statement is the greatest form of violence. To impress upon others that his statement is correct is a form of violence itself. - Dada Bhagwan
For of what account are Truth and Love when Life itself has ceased to seem desirable? - Clifford Whittingham Beers
We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw. - Havelock Ellis
America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World's History shall reveal itself. - Georg W. Hegel
Never had she let herself go in this way with another body, and never had another body let itself go with her in this way. Her lover could play with her belly, but he had never lived in there; he could touch her breast, but he never drunk from it. - Milan Kundera
Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence. - Alan W. Watts
Every evening words, not stars, light the sky. No rest in life like life itself. - Umberto Saba
Nothing is so awesomely unfamiliar as the familiar that discloses itself at the end of a journey. - Cynthia Ozick
The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself. - Publilius Syrus
Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say. - Samuel Johnson
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself. - J. K. Rowling
Everything you think, feel, say, and do contains seeds of more of itself. - Alan Cohen
Know thyself? A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever observes himself arrests his own development. A caterpillar who wanted to know itself well would never become a butterfly. - Andre Gide
I wish there was a word more than ‘love’ itself to convey what I feel for you. - Faraaz Kazi
If you desire the path of sincerity, develop a love for obscurity. Flee from the clatter and clinks of fame. Be like the roots of a tree; it keeps the tree upright and gives it life, but it itself is hidden underneath the earth and eyes cannot see it. - Abdullah ibn al-Mubarak
As long as human labor power, and, consequently, life itself, remain articles of sale and purchase, of exploitation and robbery, the principle of the sacredness of human life remains a shameful lie, uttered with the object of keeping the oppressed slaves in their chains. - Leon Trotsky
Doubt manifests itself in indecision. - Richie Norton
History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme. - Mark Twain
Human nature, essentially changeable, unstable as the dust, can endure no restraint; if it binds itself it soon begins to tear madly at its bonds, until it renders everything asunder, the wall, and the bonds and its very self. - Kafka, Franz
Time is the most precious thing of this world. He who values it is valued by the time itself and the world. - Faisal Attari
Death moved in the night, in search for blood, and when it found Life, it passed on by, like a cloud that moves by the face of the moon. When he found those dead without the red, he took the life before them born first, and the mourning emptied itself till the morning. - Anthony Liccione
Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself. - Basil Bunting
The only thing to fear is fear itself. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Our abilities and possibilities are at one and the same time very limited and quite infinite dependent on the depth of our relationship to our 'self', others and life itself. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Flame itself is something that produces light via a chemical reaction, its not an opaque object unless its a very sooty flame.May i not have sooth in me Lord. MAY I BE A LIGHT WHEREVER I BE - Mary Tornyenyor
Without order as a foundation, the cry for freedom is nothing more than the attempt of some group or another to achieve its own ends. When actually carried out in practice, that cry for freedom will inevitably express itself in tyranny. - Prince Klemens von Metternich
Now we have so many methods of communication: Land phone, Fax, Pager, Mobile phone, Texting, E mail, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram...and the list keeps growing.......But Communication itself has not improved! - Ankala V Subbarao
If you have to tell them you are, you're usually not. It usually speaks for itself. - Faydra D. Fields
Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them. - Saint Basil
If you go deeper into the details of your calling, finding out new things about it, seeking wisdom and understanding from God on it, this in itself will cause you to be successful. He that tills his land will be satisfied with bread. - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
Happiness is not a destination but the journey itself. - Debasish Mridha
Life itself is a frightening image for every human being.... being strong in life isn't easy. - Inuyasha
Mercy is not itself, that oft looks so - William Shakespeare
We are all instruments pulling the bows across our own lungs. Windmills, still startling in every storm. Have you ever seen a newborn blinking at the light? I wanna do that every day. I wanna know what the kite called itself when it got away, when it escaped into the night... - Andrea Gibson
Women with pasts interest men... they hope history will repeat itself. - Mae West
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself. - D.L. Moody
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change of attitude. - Katherine Mansfield
...the restaurant itself is weird especially because of a big raunch mad thicklipped sloppy young Fillipino woman sitting alone at the end of the restaurant gobbling up her food obscenely and looking at us insolently as tho to say "Fuck you, I eat the way I like splashing gravy everywhere (p. 156) - Jack Kerouac
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business. - Henry David Thoreau
I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A bird will fall frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself. - D. H. Lawrence
Every religion which does not concern itself with Science is mere tradition, and that is not the essential. Therefore science, education and civilization are most important necessities for the full religious life.
Are you looking for a wealth in life? Fool! Life is the wealth itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
the serpent if it wants to become the dragon must eat itself. - Francis Bacon
...although the universe itself isn't a conscious entity, it possesses the raw materials that, when properly set into motion, create consciousness. It has the ability to create intelligent life, which is capable of understanding the universe... It can know itself indirectly - Arthur Byron Cover
Society reproduces itself antagonistically. - Rudolf J. Siebert
Human nature is not of itself vicious. - Thomas Paine
There are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others; the first is the most excellent, the second is good, and the third is useless. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself, but poverty itself is romanticized only by fools. - J. K. Rowling
Consciousness of the world itself is nature. And when you destroy nature you block off consciousness from the world. - Matthew Donnelly
There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.
In today's world, no State, however powerful, can protect itself on its own. Likewise, no country, weak or strong, can realize prosperity in a vacuum.
Positive thinking by itself does not work. Your embodied vision, partnered with vibrant and energetic thinking, and balanced with active listening, followed with intentional action - will clear the path for your miracles. - Sumner Davenport
Too lazy to be ambitious,I let the world take care of itself.Ten days' worth of rice in my bag;a bundle of twigs by the fireplace.Why chatter about delusion and enlightenment?Listening to the night rain on my roof,I sit comfortably, with both legs stretched out. - Ryokan
It isn't easy for an idea to squeeze itself into a head filled with prejudice.
Obsession is like a pretty, little, picket fence that offers itself up as a thin line--a separation between ingenuity and insanity. - S. D. Lawendowski
What in your life is calling you,When all the noise is silenced,The meetings adjourned...The lists laid aside,And the Wild Iris bloomsBy itselfIn the dark forest...What still pulls on your soul?—RUMI - Robin Gregory
(The subjects of What Should I Do With The Rest Of My Life) "have convinced me that past failing can as easily prove preparatory as predictive. Age does not of itself limit on enable us. The choice is ours. - Bruce Frankel
The truly noble heart sacrifices itself for others’ good, to defend the weak and the good against evil. To a heart like this, a heart devoted to chivalry, courage is a matter of form. - J. Aaron Gruben
There is no HellHell is Earth itselfAnd the busy, innocently fraud beingsThey are my demons themselves - Jomia Ann E. Pangilinan Darkness and Gratitude
If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done. - Peter Ustinov
What the sense feels, what the spirit perceives, is never an end in itself. But sense and spirit would like to persuade you that they are the end of all things: they are as vain as that. - Nietszche
Life itself is an art form. - Tyree Guyton
A bodily disease which we look upon as whole and entire within itself, may, after all, be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual part. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all. - Ray Bradbury
To the tourist, travel is a means to an end; to the traveler, it's an end in itself. - Marty Rubin
Eliminating what is not wanted or needed is profitable in itself.
Evil isn't born...Neither is purity. Because even as newborns, there is something wrong inside of all of us bound to spring up and activate itself within us. - A Girl From Mars
Man is born to live, not to prepare for life. Life itself, the phenomenon of life, the gift of life, is so breath-takingly serious! - Boris Pasternak
For in this world of ours where everything withers, everything perishes, there is a thing that decays, that crumbles into dust even more completely, leaving behind still fewer traces of itself, than beauty: namely grief. - Marcel Proust
Shows itself in the notion that what may be objectively true may in the mouth of certain people become false. - Søren Kierkegaard
Sometimes you do not need a particular destination to go, you just need a travel; the place you want to go is the travel itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
How would this world be if there was not God? The answer is simple: it would become itself God. - Sorin Cerin
The tragic mistake of so many in the environmentalist movement is the belief that the rest of the world can afford to hold itself to our expensive green standards.
Poor animals! How jealously they guard their pathetic bodies…that which to us is merely an evening’s meal, but to them is life itself. - T. Casey Brennan
The high courage of a single man is an army all by itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
So, the world is fine. We don’t have to save the world—the world is big enough to look after itself. What we have to be concerned about, is whether or not the world we live in, will be capable of sustaining us in it. That’s what we need to think about. - Douglas Adams
The sum of the particular intentions of God is the universe itself. - Simone Weil
Failure for one is a source of creativity, build on it and a different story will puzzle itself. - Unarine Ramaru
Today many of these selfish politicians are preying on the nation itself (belching corruption and farting discontent!) - Faraaz Kazi
To literary critics a book is assumed to be guilty until it proves itself innocent. - Nelson Algren
In and of itself, nothing really matters. What matters is that nothing is ever in and of itself. - Chuck Klosterman
I believe the discussion itself is divine. - Rob Bell
What presents itself to us as bourgeois legality is nothing but the violence of the ruling class, a violence raised to an obligatory norm from the outset. - Rosa Luxemburg
Art is the expression that the soul makes without having to explain itself, nor regard the criticism of others. - Reed Abbitt Moore
I believe that truth is the glue that holds government together , not only our government but civilization itself. That bond, though strained, is unbroken at home and abroad. - Gerald R. Ford
The mind is the foundation for the next life. The foundation of the body will diminish [in this life itself]. - Dada Bhagwan
examination of its own history and of the forms of thought given the name philosophy indicates that philosophy has itself borne many fundamentally different meanings through the years, and from one school or movement to another. - Gregory B. Sadler
Dying, however, is lonely, the loneliest event of life. Dying not only separates you from others but also exposes you to a second, even more frightening form of loneliness: separation from the world itself. - IRVIN D.YALOM
Should we not be concerned as to whether this fear of error is not just the error itself? - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation. - Guy Debord
Ego will always conduct itself to make sure that it does not appear bad. - Dada Bhagwan
In the shade of words sits life itself. - Aisha Mirza
O Holy Spirit, give me a simple heart which will not retire within itself to savor its own sorrows, a heart magnanimous in giving itself, easily moved to compassion, a faithful, generous heart, which does not forget any favor received nor hold resentment for any injuries done to it. - Leonce de Grandmaison
Sometimes the bridge that leads to heaven is the very hell itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history. - Clarence Darrow
When an idea for solving a problem suddenly presents itself, ask yourself if all circumstances related to the problem were properly analyzed. - Eraldo Banovac
We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is music itself. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
In order to achieve stable success, you must be focused on God and not on success itself. - Sunday Adelaja
We are doing the most important possible work in the world when we open the door and reveal our creative nature. It is the work of the Universe itself. - Jacob Nordby
I heard a bird congratulating itselfall day for being a jay.Nobody cared. But it was gladall over again, and said so, again. - William Stafford
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the Hand of Divinity itself, and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power. - Alexander Hamilton
When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself. - Karen Blixen
John Smith: Mankind doesn't need warfare and bloodshed to prove itself. Everyday life can provide honour and valour. Let's hope that from now on this country can find its heroes in smaller places. In the most ordinary of deeds. - Paul Cornell
In looking out upon the world, we forget that the world is looking at itself. - Alan W. Watts
You know you possess the soul of an artist when, each time you sit down to create, the whole universe lays itself at your feet. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
The bad stuff that is part and parcel of contrived social existence takes a back seat when you concentrate on the heart of Life itself. - Valley Brown
You realize your true identity as consciousness itself, rather than what consciousness has identified with. That's the peace of God. The ultimate truth of who you are is not I am this or I am that, but I Am. - Eckhart Tolle
No one could have imagined the effects the Internet would have: …there’s a vast new intimacy and accidental poetry, not to mention the weirdest porn. The entire human experience seems to unveil itself like the surface of a new planet." JG Ballard, 2004 - J.G. Ballard
What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. What is bad? All that is born of weakness. What is happiness? The feeling that power is growing, that resistance is overcome. - Friedrich Nietzsche
To be running breathlessly, but not yet arrived, is itself delightful, a suspended moment of living hope. - Anne Carson
It would be frightening to think that in all the cosmos, which is so harmonious, so complete and equal to itself, that only human life is happening randomly, that only one's destiny lacks meaning. - Mircea Eliade
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself. - Thomas Jefferson
I want to stand on the foundation of ethics and morals when the world around me would assault that foundation with all of its collective might, and in the standing I want to stand on the truth that that foundation will stand long after everything that has assailed it has itself has ceased to stand. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The stories of past courage can define that ingredient-they can teach, they can offer hope, they can provide inspiration. But they cannot supply courage itself. For this each man must look into his own soul. - John F. Kennedy
Out of all the creatures that roam the earth man is the only one that managed to enslave itself. - Antonio Kowatsch
I've never known a musician who regretted being one. Whatever deceptions life may have in store for you, music itself is not going to let you down. - Virgil Thomson
Many confuse things with their names. This is a mistake. A name is only a word and a word will never be the thing itself. And, yet, names as words have power, not inherently, but because we give it to them. - Roselynn Cannes, Fallen
Guilt -- if there was any guilt -- spread out and diffused itself over everybody and everything. . . . Perhaps at some point in time, at some spot in the world, a moment of responsibility existed. - Philip K. Dick
It was as if hell itself had taken human form and come up from the abyss. - Brima Lamin & Chantale Wesley-Lamin, The Walk - Memoir of a Liberian Civil War Survivor, 2016
The mind is matter in and of itself, but I don't mind, and it doesn't matter. - Zenfex
For the sake of peace one may lie, but peace itself should never be a lie. - The Talmud
Most people believe the mind to be a mirror, more or less accurately reflecting the world outside them, not realizing on the contrary that the mind is itself the principal element of creation. - Rabindranath Tagore
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself. - William Blake
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe. -, naturalist, explorer, and writer (1838-1914) - John Muir
Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life." - Paul Tillich
No man is an Island, intire of itselfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine... - John Donne
Honesty is a heart that betrays itself for a dream, a moment, a kiss. - Shannon L. Alder
Once constituted, capital reproduces itself faster than output increases. The past devours the future. - Thomas Piketty
You can't live an obedient life and miss an adventure. Following the commands of Christ is not just about behavior. Behavior modification is not an end in itself in the New Testament. Transformation is about knowing the truth and the truth setting you free. - Beth Moore
Boldness in itself is genius. - L. Ron Hubbard
Age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Poverty is like a crumb that sits at a table, and starves itself to death. - Anthony Liccione
Plato worries our thinking might become too reflexive and comfortable with itself. - Rebecca Goldstein
The Kafka paradox: art depends on truth, but truth, being indivisable, cannot know itself: to tell the truth is to lie. thus the writer is the truth, and yet when he speaks he lies. - Franz Kafka
Let there be room left in your heart for the unimaginable ~ serendipity has a way of showing itself just when you feel like giving up. - Nikki Rowe
A smile is a humble hidden treasure everyman has been endowed with that does not reveal itself until it is called for. - Seyi Ayoola
I believe that truth is the glue that holds government together, not only our government but civilization itself. - Gerald R. Ford
This grace of God is a very great, strong, mighty and active thing. It does not lie asleep in the soul. Grace hears, leads, drives, draws, changes, works all in man, and lets itself be distinctly felt and experienced. It is hidden, but its works are evident. - Martin Luther
re: cutting glass..."You have to be in command of the glass, telling it where to release its hold on itself. Just like life. Otherwise it will splinter. - Susan Vreeland
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. - Henry Ford
If failure has the strength to turn your life into bitterness itself, then patience has the strength to turn your life into the sweetest joy. Do not surrender to fate after a single failure. Failure, at most, precedes success. - Sri Chinmoy
I understand feminism to be a social savior because it liberates everyone without exclusion, whereas masculinism damns itself by measuring a man's health by the amount of sexual gratification he receives. - Morrissey
Sometimes life itself rewards our early investments. - Dixie Waters
The best thing in life is life itself. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
The cloud-capp'd towers,the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams are made on; and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. - William Shakespeare
We are as ignorant of the meaning of our least gesture as we are of life itself. - Marty Rubin
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself, And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
Leave any problem alone for long enough and it will solve itself. - Nell Dixon
There is nothing remarkable about it, all one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
carry your wounds with pride, Believe in yourself; amongst greatest of catastrophe' You grew into the being you are And I think that in itself, is certainly enough. - Nikki Rowe
Next to the bestowal of life itself, the right to direct that life is God's greatest gift to man. - David O. McKay
To dream of love & wake up beside your lover is divinity itself - Faye Hall
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. - Franz Kafka
She had missed him so long now, that the feeling had become a part of her. As each day passed, the missing distanced itself from her heart. One day she woke, and realized the missing was there but the pain was gone. Missing without pain is tolerable. Pain linked to heartache is intolerable. - Coco J. Ginger
Nature has made up her mind that what cannot defend itself shall not be defended. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are two kinds of diamonds in this world: The diamond itself and the eyes full of love! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself. - Albert Camus
The only thing that does not change, is change itself. - Auliq Ice
The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas [and] the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
It is important not to allow ever wider coalition-building to become an end in itself. As we saw in the Gulf War of 1990, international pressures, particularly those exerted from within an alliance, can result in the failure to follow actions through and so leave future problems unresolved. - Margaret Thatcher
The reason why the universe is eternal is that it does not live for itself; it gives life to others as it transforms. - Lao Tzu
And The Monster Said "Yes But No Being That Can Cause Such Destruction Without Remorse Can Consider Itself A Person - The Monster Pyro
The wise man reads both books and life itself. - Lin Yutang
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
the grandeur of God reveals itself through simple things - Paulo Coelho
And after that, I watched our house collapse in on itself and I spent some time lying in the rubble. Then I vanished completely. I wasn't here at all. Then you phoned. - Ali Smith
I have never seen a wild thing feel sorry for itself. A little bird will fall dead, frozen from a bough, without ever having felt sorry for itself. - D. H. Lawrence
Q: But what do you think that the Bible, itself, says? Don't you know how it was arrived at?A: I never made a calculationQ: What do you think?A: I do not think about things I don't think about.Q: Do you think about things you do think about?A: Well, sometimes. - Scopes Trial
No dream can be more beautiful than the reality itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The purpose of salt is to change the nature of what it invades without calling attention to itself. Attracting attention to yourself in the Kingdom of God is like seducing the bride because you are the best man of the groom. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
Negativity only breeds more negativity. I wish to not allow it to enter my heart and not for it to take harbour. It may make itself a home and never leave. - Aisha Mirza
Having a good connection with people is health and happiness itself. - Auliq Ice
Tea carries within itself; knowledge, wisdom, and wellness; for the sake of giving. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Nigeria has divided itself into PDP and APC.The PDP is to go on making mistakes while APC is to prevent mistakes from being corrected. - Saminu Kanti
And that's just the beginning. More and more, conventional wisdom says that the responsible thing is to make the unemployed suffer. And while the benefits from inflicting pain are an illusion, the pain itself will be all too real. - Paul Krugman
First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos; the materials must, in the first place, be afforded: it can give form to dark, shapeless substances but cannot bring into being the substance itself. - Mary Shelley
Everything is as real as nothing, whatever way the nothing itself is defined. - Thiruman Archunan
Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness. - Julia Cameron
Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There was never a democracy that did not commit suicide. - John Adams
If it come to prohibiting, there is aught more likely to be prohibited than truth itself. - John Milton
In every problem, there's a concealed solution...locking itself underneath...unlock,peruse,find and solve. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Age is opportunity no less than youth itself. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall be true for the future. - John Ruskin
Seek to learn constantly while you live; do not wait in the faith that old age by itself will bring wisdom. - Solon
A faith so weak that it is not sufficient unto itself but requires that others tiptoe around it for fear of hurting it, knows deep down that it is a lie. - Joe Blow
Create a good work and get lost! Let your work walk by itself, run by itself, fly by itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Determination itself, offers us many ways in achieving than resting on bed with lazy thoughts. - Auliq Ice
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth. - Mahatma Gandhi
Want Truth more than you want to awaken and the awakening takes care of itself. - Maria Erving
Poetry's not a thing of pretty round phrases or noisy invocations. It's life itself, with the tang of the raw world in it - not a sweetmeat for middle-class women in parlours. - John Buchan Huntingtower
The air is still and freezing cold. The sky is a perfect, pale blue. The sun has just risen, weak and watery-looking, like it has just spilled itself over the horizon and it's too lazy to clean itself up. - Lauren Oliver
Remember, nothing that's good works by itself, just to please you. You have to make the damn thing work. - Thomas A. Edison
Before the Plan, there is an Idea. Before the Idea, there is a Purpose. Before the Purpose, there is Your Spirit...aching to express Itself - Paresh Shah
It is essential for genetic material to be able to make exact copies of itself; otherwise growth would produce disorder, life could not originate, and favourable forms would not be perpetuated by natural selection. - Maurice Wilkins
[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
There is a way in which the collective knowledge of mankind expresses itself, for the finite individual, through mere daily living... a way in which life itself is sheer knowing. - Laurens Van der Post
Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till by broad spreading it disperses to naught. - William Shakespeare
All you ever were was a little bit of the universe, thinking to itself. - Iain M. Banks
The world admires wealth and velocity—these are the things for which everyone strives. Railroads, the post, steamboats, and all possible modes of communication are the means by which the world overeducates itself and freezes itself in mediocrity. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth
We need to reinvent itselfWe make mistakes,But to give others the blame of own faultWhile we do not recognize own fault and continue to blame othersUntil then we can not succeed in life..!! - Shubham Singh
You are an aperture through which the universe is looking at and exploring itself. - Alan W. Watts
Poetry should be great and unobtrusive, a thing which enters into one's soul, and does not startle it or amaze it with itself, but with its subject. - John Keats
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
A catalyst by definition creates a reaction, but itself remains unchanged. Be a positive catalyst for a cause you are passionate about. I dare you to remain unchanged! - Michele Jennae
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'! - Audrey Hepburn
The only valid rule for a work of art is that it be true to itself. - Marty Rubin
That's the secret of entertaining. You make your guests feel welcome and at home. If you do that honestly, the rest takes care of itself. - Barbara Hall
If the international community is not ready to defend the principles which it itself has proclaimed as its foundations, let it say so openly, both to the people of Bosnia and to the people of the world. Let it proclaim a new code of behavior in which force will be the first and the last argument. - Alija Izetbegović
The foundation of reverence is this perception, that the present holds within itself the complete sum of existence, backwards and forwards, that whole amplitude of time, which is eternity. - Alfred North Whitehead
What is man but an illusion perceiving itself in a nested hierarchy of holographic information. - R.A.Delmonico
The world of the commodity is a world upside-down, which bases itself not upon life but upon the transformation of life into work. - Raoul Vaneigem
As a matter of fact life itself is measured by time. - Sunday Adelaja
Truth speaks for itself if we’d just let it speak. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I have to believe in reincarnation. believing that I'll be in one place forever is a hell in itself. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Destiny itself is like a wonderful wide tapestry in which every thread is guided by an unspeakable tender hand, placed beside another thread and held and carried by a hundred others. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Geschichte ist die geistige Form, in der sich eine Kultur ueber ihre Vergangenheit Rechenschaft gibt. [transl.:] History is the mentalintellectual form, in which a culture renders account of its past to itself.
If history repeats itself, I am so getting a dinosaur! - Anonymous
The very success of the internet itself is due to its openness, equality of opportunity and innovation. Platforms like Facebook itself would not have been created if Mr. Mark Zuckerberg was accessing the internet via free basics. - Arzak Khan
Life itself is the journey of the mind toward the unknown infinite wilderness. Get lost. - Debasish Mridha
To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself--that is the first duty of the educator. - Maria Montessori
Allow the heart to empty itself of all turmoil! Retrieve the utter tranquility of the mind from which you issued.Although all forms are dynamic,and we all grow and transform,each of us is compelled to return to our root. Our root is quietude. - Lao Tzu
The most daring adventure in life is life itself. - Debasish Mridha
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Chuck Klosterman
Sometimes life just walks up to you, excuses itself and punches you in the face. - Mike Kunda
For the Earth itself is a blossom, she says,on the star tree,pale with luminousocean leaves. - Rolf Jacobsen
Meditation... disolves the mind. It erases itself. Throws the ego out on its big brittle ass. - Tom Robbins
It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it. - Arnold Joseph Toynbee
It's a very old idea that patience leads to skills, of course - but it seems urgent now that we go further than this and think about patience itself as the skill to be learned. - Jennifer L. Roberts
be a dog, be a jerk, be a devil, be a worst imaginable creature, but never be a good man, for being civilized in chaos is itself a chaos. - Abdul Mueed
Therefore we will not listen to the source itself in order to learn what it is or what it means, but rather to the turns of speech, the allegories, figures, metaphors, as you will, into which the source has deviated, in order to lose it or rediscover it—which always amounts to the same. - Jacques Derrida
A single wire hanger on a nail by itselfIsn't bad though a stack of them on a floorIs too gloomy for words. - Dara Weir
I’ve long believed that the gods give us the music we’re supposed to hear at the times we’re supposed to hear it, because all music, even lyrical and regardless of language performed in, is in and of itself an inherently magical language that can, at proper times, speak to the soul. - Ruadhán J. McElroy
Bring a mirror and let a dirty face recognize itself. - Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint
Faith is like love: it does not let itself be forced. - Arthur Schopenhauer
The greatest reward you get from love is love itself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Human beings may be inconsistent, but human nature is true to itself - John Jakes
The feeling itself is the language your Higher Self listens to. - Raphael Zernoff
It takes only an apostrophe to make the word impossible possible according to the word itself - ABC
Life itself is the most precious gift to me, for that I am perpetually indebted. - Debasish Mridha
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. - Mark Twain
Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. Heres Tom with the Weather. - Bill Hicks
Hope itself is like a star- not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Poetry is seeing everything when there is only one thing. It is looking at a rose but seeing the stars, moons, seas, and trees. It is a truth beyond logic, an experience beyond thought. Poetry is the Earth pausing on its axis in order to manifest itself as a rose. - Kamand Kojouri
We've all got the power to kill in our hands, but most of us are afraid to use it. Those who aren't, control life itself. - Richard Ramirez
The truth is like a lion; you don’t have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself. - Augustine of Hippo
Something ignoble, loathsome, undignified attends all associations between people and has been transferred to all objects, dwelling, tools, even the landscape itself. - Bertolt Brecht
Nature itself, is the best medicine prescription, for our whole being. - Angie karan
and the creation, in the world and above the world, that once was at variance with itself, is knit together in friendship: and we ... are made to join in the angels' song, offering the worship of their praise. - Gregory of Nyssa
The most clear-sided view of the darkest possible situation is itself an act of optimism - Jean-Paul Sartre
time does stop sometimes, you see everyone passing by, following their destiny and the destination it is leading, and you conclude its better where you are then moving again....often history repeats itself before it changes..... - Prashant
I need to say this you shouldn't trust any government, actually including this one. You should not trust government full stop. The natural inclination of government is to hoard power and information; to accrue power to itself in the name of the public good. - Nick Clegg
It is not solely or chiefly in virtue of the divine image that man effectively resembles God, but in virtue of his consciousness of being an image and the movement whereby the soul, passing in a way through itself, avails itself of the factual resemblance in order to attain to God. - Étienne Gilson
I didn’t like how my body seemed to be intent on sabotaging my brain, especially since my brain was so good at sabotaging itself. - Penny Reid
Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues. - Quintilian
Love seeketh not itself to please, Nor for itself hath any care, But for another gives its ease, And builds a Heaven in Hell's despair. - William Blake
These incident acquaintances and the twisted stories that grew out of them, made John thinking that Charles Dickens was not just another pub, but a special place in the Universe, where life itself ties the knots. - Darren H. Pryce
Thinking is itself, however, an adventure. - James V. Schall
You think that fairytales are not true, but life itself is the most magical and mysterious fairytale. - Debasish Mridha
Nature hides a man many things; but the man hides the nature itself. Nature decides when to show a man what; man decides what to show the society how. - Thiruman Archunan
Peace is not only the goal, it is the game itself. - Debasish Mridha
A flower can only grow through concrete if it believes in itself, not its obstacles. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Works of art imitate and provoke other works of art, the process is the source of art itself. - Edward Hirsch
She might have liked to try to strangle him with those slender fingers of hers, but she wanted to make a job of it and this great patience with which she waited for her claws to grow was in itself a form of enjoyment. - Émile Zola
in our age there is no such thing as " keeping out of politics " all issues are political issues , and politics itself is a mass of lies , evasions , folly , hatred and . - George Orwell
I think that when we look for love courageously, it reveals itself, and we wind up attracting even more love. If one person really wants us, everyone does. But if we’re alone, we become even more alone. Life is strange. - Paulo Coelho
The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself. - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Music conveys to us itself! - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Life itself has an incomparable ability to test your wits that you won’t require anything extra or don’t have to go anywhere outside your space to get them tested. Aniruddha. - Aniruddha Sastikar
The dumbing down of the country reflects itself on Broadway. The shows get dumber, and the public gets used to them. - Stephen Sondheim
Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure. - Bertrand Russell
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend; And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry [economy]. - William Shakespeare
The structure of language determines not only thought, but reality itself. - Noam Chomsky
God's silence is an answer itself. - Paul Gitwaza
The One that experiences itself as your body-mind is the same One that experiences itself in every other body-mind, form, or appearance that exists. - Enza Vita
There is no reason to assume our species will survive itself. - Clifford Cohen
Self-expression has to come out pure. It has to have an environment waiting for it. It has to have a garden it can plant itself in. - Melinda Gebbie
I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself - D.H. Lawrence
The world was healing itself. - Anthony Horowitz
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n. - John Milton
A mind is a simulation that simulates itself. - Erol Ozan
My music is the spiritual expression of what I am my faith, my knowledge, my being...When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups...I want to speak to their souls. - John Coltrane
To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.
Christianity has from its beginning portrayed itself as a gospel of peace, a way of reconciliation (with God, with other creatures), and a new model of human community, offering the 'peace which passes understanding' to a world enmeshed in sin and violence. (1) - David Bentley Hart
People do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre. - Heraclitus
There is a cosmic river flowing from the Sun to the Earth and to everywhere: The Sunlight, the holiest of the holy rivers! Enemy of Darkness is the best friend of existence! Touch the sunlight with a strong love because light itself made that love possible! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else! - Friedrich Nietzsche
Nothing is really so poor and melancholy as art that is interested in itself and not in its subject. - George Santayana
Like sin itself, Satan appeals to the senses. He originated and perfected the art of disguising evil as good. - Charles R. Swindoll
A healthy mind observes and questions itself. This is the path to inner peace and happiness. Don’t believe everything you think. - Vironika Tugaleva
I will love you till the day each and every star of the universe collapses into itself. Until then i will love you with the intensity of a black hole. - Vanshika Dhyani
No important institution is ever merely what the law makes it. It accumulates about itself traditions, conventions, ways of behaviour, which are not less formidable in their influence. - Harold Laki
Force is incomplete and therefore has to be fed energy constantly. Power is total and complete in itself and requires nothing from outside. - David Hawkins
Nothing so removes a man from his inner, mysterious, real life, nothing makes him so deaf and dumb as the picture of these petty passions and petty crimes which calls itself the world of politics. - Vladimir Odoevsky
Government itself does no harm, because it is a fictional entity. But the belief in government the notion that some people actually have the moral right to rule over others has caused immeasurable pain and suffering, injustice and oppression, enslavement and death. - - Larken Rose
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight, very clean. When it arrives it is perfect. It puts itself in our hands. It hopes we learned something from yesterday. - Unknown
A well-thought-out story doesn’t need to resemble real life. Life itself tries with all its might to resemble a well-crafted story. - Isaac Babel
The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself. - Carl Sagan
A timely benefit, -though thing of little worth,The gift itself, -in excellence transcends the earth - Thiruvalluvar
A faith pure and simple distinguishes itself from superstition as a flame from the smoke and music from noise. - José Rizal
It is no consolation to reflect that every cause itself is an effect, making the search for causes and reasons a fool’s errand. - Zia Haider Rahman
Cannot admit that darkness exists because humanity itself exists, and that to erase one, you erase the other. - Keri Arthur
Love is a natural instinct that grows if it is nurtured. It evolves itself but withers if it is not watered with affection, care, respect and kindness. - Balroop Singh
Let your work speak for itself:If poor, it will remain silent.If average, it will whisper.If good, it will talk.If great, it will shout.If genius, it will sing. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Perfection itself is not the ultimate goalbut the ultimate condition of life. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
I don't ridicule religion, it ridicules itself. - Bill Maher
Speak truth even if you be aloneFor truth hath no friend but itselfKhoiSan Book of Wisdom - rassool jibraeel snyman
HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, a one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises. - Ambrose Bierce
However, in this city (San Francisco) that prides itself in being so progressive, it feels like we need to go back and master something both simple as well as incredibly complex each other. We can learn to embrace our differences without making them a joke or a spectacle. - Crystal Sykes
Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it. - Thomas Paine
Clearly, a civilization that feels guilty for everything it is and does will lack the energy and conviction to defend itself. - Jean Francois Revel
We require from buildings, as from men, two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it; which last is itself another form of duty. - John Ruskin
All types and levels of art are beautiful, because art is beautiful, creativity is gorgeous and the artist itself is a masterpiece already. - Kelly Palmen
What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
Education is life itself. - John Dewey
Silence in the face of evil is evil itself: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act. - Anonymous
Nothing is new anymore. We're living in a post-everything society and "art" itself has become satire. - Ruadhán J. McElroy
While the lecture itself was not bold, because my relationships were bold and intimate and risky, the lecture had impact. This experience taught me a powerful lesson about evangelism: the integrity of our relationships matters more than the boldness of our words. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
The right thoughts of the clever man are a ladder which takes you higher places. By climbing these ladders, one day you yourself become such a ladder itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Fortunately [psychoanalysis] is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
Now, as we close one chapter, the pen is gradually inking up, preparing itself to write the next. - Mie Hansson
Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality. - Karl Lagerfeld
A nation ringed by walls will only imprison itself. - Barack Obama
The web of marriage is made by propinquity, in the day to day living side by side, looking outward in the same direction. It is woven in space and in time of the substance of life itself. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
How can you have a war on terrorism when war itself is terrorism? - Howard Zinn
Mediocrity does not see higher than itself. But talent instantly recognizes the genius. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
"Where there is a will there is a way," is an old and true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself. - Samuel Smiles
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Sacrificing a part of yourself so others can go on to fafill there greatness, their destiny. Is greatness in itself but in a much smaller way that won't be written about or put in history books. But it is far more great in many ways. - Thomas Brodie Sangster
My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning. - Huey P. Newton
Because it’s no longer enough to be a decent person. It’s no longer enough to shake our heads and make concerned grimaces at the news. True enlightened activism is the only thing that can save humanity from itself. - Joss Whedon
A crucial element of the real self is its unconditional acceptance of itself. - Michael Adzema
Error, indeed is never set forth in its naked deformity, lest, being thus exposed, it should at once be detected. But it is craftily decked out in an attractive dress, so as, by its outward form, to make it appear to the inexperienced more true than truth itself. - Irenaeus of Lyons
Truth will screw with you every which way, before it lets you to be anywhere near itself. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquillity, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death. - Cicero
I am unable to tolerate’; to say this is the lack of ability to tolerate and ‘I am able to tolerate’ is itself the ability to tolerate. - Dada Bhagwan
What are the units of ontology really that I should be a part of a whole, but not be, in all my awareness, chiefly the whole unto itself? - Ashim Shanker
It takes a lot of effort for an obsessive mind to accept the fact that everything is in order except itself. - Moe Cidaly
Distress at losing an object can be as much a frustration at the intellectual mystery of the disappearance as about the loss itself. - Alain de Botton
Hope is like a piece of string when you're drowning; it just isn't enough to get you out by itself.
The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself.
A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance. - Henry Kissinger
Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develop itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a living thing. - John Stuart Mill
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
What you say about the world reflects more about you and your perception of the world than the world itself. - Debasish Mridha
The journey itself IS the reward. NOT the destination or future event. - Matthew Donnelly
...greatness sympathises with greatness, and littleness shrinks into itself. - William Hazlitt
Life itself is a rickety building - William Golding
I am not fond of Money but what i have to do in order to get it, i am fond of what i get in exchange for it's worth rather than money itself. - Sachin Kumar Puli
Mind is not your brain, but mind is subtle clothing that is spread over your entire physical body and doesn’t limit itself only with the physical part of the brain. - Roshan Sharma
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with. - Mark Twain
Love knows nothing of short hauls because it has committed itself for the long haul. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Music itself has taught me never to underestimate a mistake, for, in the midst of all, it’s often in that mistake where the realm of the unexpected creation is hidden. - Anna Jae
There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself. - Hermann Hesse
Youth, which is forgiven everything, forgives itself nothing: age, which forgives itself everything, is forgiven nothing. - George Bernard Shaw
Feeble is the character, that bows to inflated ego, arrogance, and whines of affluent, whilst raising itself mercilessly on the humble and underprivileged. - Aniruddha Sastikar
CRM is rather boring in itself. It's the fortunes you can build using CRM that makes it so interesting. - Michael McCafferty
Reason is the inextinguishable impulse to philosophize with whose destruction reason itself is destroyed. - Karl Jaspers
Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it keeps its brain. - J. K. Rowling
Grief lets you indulge in it, so that it can feed itself. - Sreesha Divakaran
Libertarianism holds that the only proper role of violence is to defend person and property against violence, that any use of violence that goes beyond such just defense is itself aggressive, unjust, and criminal - Murray N. Rothbard
The second best thing after a gift itself is the way of giving it - Ali Boussi
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive. - Friedrich Nietzsche
So much drama off and online...Be kind and respect others.Follow the golden rule. Always.Don't step on others.Chase your dreams the right way.Keep your head up. Then, everything else will take care of itself. - K.J. Kilton
Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of carelessness, incapacity, or neglect. - Anonymous
No act terminating in itself constitutes greatness. - William Hazlitt
In the space which thought creates around itself there is no love. This space divides man from man, and in it is all the becoming, the battle of life, the agony and fear. Meditation is the ending of this space, the ending of the me. - Krishnamurti
We can begin by noting that the body prefers to keep itself alive.
Life feels like fall of itself.""'A dream within a dream.""And I want to wake up. - Shannon Hale
When the resurrection sings itself in the robin's glad song, and bursting buds defy the death grip of winter, and you walk upon the yielding earth near my grave...remember that my soul is not there, but rather it is absent from the body and present with the Lord. - Carl Burnam
Diplomacy is so weak and prosaic. Diplomacy must never become an end, itself. Facts are so much more important in science. Yet, I'm beginning to appreciate the value of a soft word and a smile. --Unassimilated pg 294 - Michael Benzehabe
- and the mocking realization that money was just colorful crumpled paper, hardly different from a candy wrapper, the market itself little more than a casino. - Paul Theroux
No matter how long we exist, we have our memories. Points in time which time itself cannot erase. Suffering may distort my backward glances, but even to suffering, some memories will yield nothing of ther beauty or their splendor. Rather they remain as hard as gems. - Anne Rice
To be able to see into a friends' dream is a dream in itself.-Doctor Kōsaku Tokita (Paprika) - Yasutaka Tsutsui
Those only are happy who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness: on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit followed not as a means, but as itself an ideal end. Aiming at something else, they find happiness by the way. - John Stuart Mill
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. - Robert F. Kennedy
No escape--like life itself. - Will Weaver
Art is not about itself but the attention we bring to it. - Marcel Duchamp
A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself. - Arthur Miller
remembered, love itself get expiredjust like yesterday and today fade away,the onlymedicine you need is renew it every minute with different Feelings. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
I am here tracing the History of the Earth itself, from its own Monuments. - Jean-André de Luc
The human mind adjusts itself to a certain point of view, and those who have regarded nature from one angle, during a portion of their life, can adopt new ideas only with difficulty. - Antoine Lavoisier
O my soul, is not this enough? Dost thou need more strength than the omnipotence of the United Trinity? Dost thou want more wisdom than exists in the Father, more love than displays itself in the Son, or more power than is manifest in the influences of the Spirit? - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Justice is a machine that, when someone has once given it the starting push, rolls on of itself. - , Justice [1910], act II - John Galsworthy
In framing a government, which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty is this: You must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself. - James Madison
Every word first looks around in every direction before letting itself be written down by me. - Franz Kafka
I would like to write my life story, but it seems to write itself. - T.D. Mulhern
It's the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion. - Rebecca West
Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings. - Jimmy Carter
Reason itself is fallible, and this fallibility must find a place in our logic. - Nicola Abbagnano
You have to work on it. You have to meditate on God’s Word, which itself will change you and transform you into the image and character of God. - Sunday Adelaja
Let us forever forget that every station in life is necessarily that each deserves our respect; that not the station itself; but the worthy fulfillment of its duties does honor the man.
Yes, a deep lesson from the postage stamp. It attaches itself to a moveable material, the envelope and gets going. A good relationship keeps you going forward; a bad one keeps you static. Attach yourself to someone who is also going forward and you will also get there. - Israelmore Ayivor
Happenstance is the myth of the simple mind, for it is the deliberate genius of God that what appears entirely disjointed always reveals itself to be stunningly seamless. And it is in reflecting on such stunning ingenuity that our faith becomes seamless. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The plain fact is that education is itself a form of propaganda - a deliberate scheme to outfit the pupil, not with the capacity to weigh ideas, but with a simple appetite for gulping ideas ready-made. The aim is to make 'good' citizens, which is to say, docile and uninquisitive citizens. - H.L. Mencken
How can one be so serious with the world when the world itself is so ridiculous? - Kakuzō Okakura
A saw by itself holds no value, but when coupled with your labor can clear forests. - Chris Matakas
Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it. - George Orwell
Weakness employs many weapons in its perpetual war against strength. True strength does not attack; it is too busy enduring attacks, and defending itself against weakness. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
He looked very tired, a regard which manifested itself not in dark circles, or pallor, but a dreamy and bright-cheeked sadness. - Donna Tartt
It is your ego that needs to explain itself. The self just is. - Kamand Kojouri
Somebody once asked me if I have anything like faith, and I said I have faith in the narrative. I have a belief in a narrative that is bigger than me, that is alive and I trust will work itself out. - Joss Whedon
The emphasis of the churches were not in how much work or home keeping is done in the four walls of the church itself, they rather told the Protestants to go prove their love to God at their work places through the quality of their works - Sunday Adelaja
Love itself starts with the desire for something good. - Fulton J. Sheen
The journey itself is my home. - Bashō Matsuo
America has never quite forgiven Europe for having been discovered somewhat earlier in history than itself. - Oscar Wilde
I took me to the Banks of the River, and tarried there awhile, as the lowering Sun made one with the Water, giving generously of Itself & its Diverse Colors, in a Splay of Magnificence that preceded a most wonderful Silence. - George Saunders
You make the decision to love everyday, whether you feel the magic or not. It's the decision that creates perseverance, not the feeling of love in itself, because sometimes, butterflies do not suffice - Ufuoma Apoki
A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself. - David M. Ogilvy
We are consciousness playing a game with itself to see how it feels. - Jay Woodman
The more rigid and exclusive one makes the border between philosophy and theology, the more that distinction itself has to fall on the side of theology, and the more inaccessible that very distinction becomes to philosophy - Gregory B. Sadler
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself. - Charles Dickens
I know not what quintessence of all this mixture, which, seizing my whole will, carried it to plunge and lose itself in his, and that having seized his whole will, brought it back with equal concurrence and appetite to plunge and lose itself in mine. - Michel de Montaigne
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color. - Seneca
Life itself is a quotation. - Jorge Luis Borges
For the sword outwears its sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the heart must pause for breath, And love itself have rest. - Lord Byron
Each day of your existence ready’s itself for your impact - Todd Stocker
I believe that destiny, and anything that is truly meant to be, will always find a way to right itself. - Sherry D Ficklin
History is the most patient of teachers. If Man doesn't get the lesson, it keeps repeating itself until he finally gets it. - Christian Adam Ribeiraud
To fall for the notion of a 'double truth' and argue there was one set of truths for reason and another for faith and never the two shall meet made nonsense of the idea of truth itself. - Arthur Herman
A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself. - Laura Gilpin
The answer is that it does not matter what you think, the monster said, because your mind will contradict itself a hundred times each day. - Patrick Ness
The God who is human in his divinity is the precise opposite of an essence which in ill-willed fashion closes itself to all human thought and knowledge... As love, rather, God is thinkable, without a distinction capable of made between essence and existence. Love is essentially existing lovingly. - Eberhard Jüngel
Independence is like a flower that nurtures itself in the light of another. - Zephyr A. McIntyre
If a `religion' is defined to be a system of ideas that contains unprovable statements, then Godel taught us that mathematics is not only a religion, it is the only religion that can prove itself to be one. - John D. Barrow
We must accept that this creative pulse within us is God's creative pulse itself. - Joseph Chilton Pearce
This will sound strange, and yet I'm sure it was the point: it was a bit like being high. That, for me, anyway, had always been the attraction of drugs, to stop the brutal round of hypercritical thinking, to escape the ravages of an unoccupied mind cannibalizing itself. - Norah Vincent
Suppose your whole world seems to rock on its foundations. Hold on steadily, let it rock, and when the rocking is over, the picture will have reassembled itself into something much nearer to your heart's desire - Emmet Fox
The world needs poetry now more than ever. It's the only thing that can keep music from copying itself and sounding the same. - Lana Del Rey
Success does not come by itself; you need to fight for it. - Sunday Adelaja
Virtue is its own reward. There's a pleasure in doing good which sufficiently pays itself.
...the government in Beijing continues to define itself as Marxist-Leninist, though 'Market-Leninist' would be rather more apt. - Francis Wheen
In any bureaucracy, the people devoted to the benefit of the bureaucracy itself always get in control, and those dedicated to the goals the bureaucracy is supposed to accomplish have less and less influence, and sometimes are eliminated entirely.[Pournelle's law of Bureaucracy] - Jerry Pournelle
There was something built into the human brain by natural selection which was once useful, and which now manifests itself as religion. - Richard Dawkins
First draft: let it run. Turn all the knobs up to 11. Second draft: hell. Cut it down and cut it into shape. Third draft: comb its nose and blow its hair. I usually find that most of the book will have handed itself to me on that first draft. - Terry Pratchett
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilisation from destroying itself."(Interview, New York Post Magazine, September 14, 1958) - Bernard Malamud
To only see ‘death’ in death is to somehow assume that death itself is a barrier so abrupt that God Himself is halted by it. To see ‘life’ in death is to understand that death is a sprawling horizon to a new beginning that God created long before death ever thought to show up. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
Write out of love. Your piece will finish itself. - A.D. Posey
Quality speaks by itself. Rightly communicated it creates Joy. Like an Infant needs no words to express to her mother. Any success of communication enhances beauty of both, which too needs no words to endorse. - Priyavrat Thareja
As the day you get married is as important as the years of courtship, so the journey to success is as important as success itself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I find people with depression are like a broken clocks, and clock maker after clock maker will try to fix you, but sometimes time itself is the answer. - isaac andrews
Knowledge itself is power - Francis Bacon
my heart has no bones, so, I wonder -- what is it that keeps it from collapsing in on itselfLove -- the same Love the that pulls me out of gentle slumber,calls me into the shape of its desires, and holds me true…. - Kate Mullane Robertson
Maybe history wouldn't have to repeat itself if we listened once in awhile. - Wynne McLaughlin
Anxiety, in short, is a conscious feeling. It can arise in a bottom-up way, driven by activity in defensive circuits or from higher processes that conceptualize worry, either about an uncertain future or about existence itself. - Joseph E. Ledoux
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all. - Edmund Burke
We are a way for the cosmos to know itself - Carl Sagan
The light of love, the purity of grace,The mind, the Music breathing from her face, The heart whose softness harmonised the whole —And, oh! that eye was in itself a Soul! - George Gordon Byron
Memories are the precious moments wrapped in delicate ribbon. The ones kept dear are beautifully woven around our heart, the ones that don't hold the beauty of the ribbon, unties itself naturally. - Kittie Blessed
I am in love with the serendipitous poetry with which this universe expresses itself. - Steve Maraboli
The problem for me is that I can't ever really see who Gregory is, any more than I can see what a mirror by itself looks like, because he reflects whoever's around him. - Elizabeth Chandler
If history really forever repeats itself: then, it has always been then. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The truth remains itself, even the human minds cannot see it. - Marieta Maglas
Writing for children is an art in itself, and a most interesting one. - Enid Blyton
Thought is the greatest of pleasures —pleasure itself is only imagination—have you ever enjoyed anything more than your dreams? - Gustave Flaubert
Calligraphy is a geometry of the soul which manifests itself physically. - Plato
The person who tolerates ‘exactly’ (with understanding) hands over his ‘case’ to nature. There is no need to punish anyone. Nature itself will punish him. - Dada Bhagwan
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday. - John Wayne
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. - John Muir
Art is bad when ‘you see the intent and get put off.’ (Goethe) In Tolstoy one is unaware of the intent, and sees only the thing itself. from the book, On Retranslating A Russian Classic Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy - Joel Carmichael
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
If a country can't save itself through the volunteer service of its own free people, then I say: Let the damned thing go down the drain! - Robert Heinlein
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end. - Lord Acton
Let's think the unthinkable, let's do the undoable, let's prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all. - Douglas Adams
Awareness is above intellect.Intellect is above speech. Speech is above knowledge. For knowledge in itself is just a name. - Gian Kumar
If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen, the darker shadow of the bones is seen within the slightly dark shadow-image of the hand itself... For brevity's sake I shall use the expression 'rays'; and to distinguish them from others of this name I shall call them 'X-rays'. - Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Tell me what’s the differencebetween hope and waitingbecause my heart doesn’t knowIt constantly cuts itself on the glass of waitingIt constantly gets lost in the fog of hope - Anna Kamieńska
It never occurred to us that the Earth itself might have been unyielding - Toni Morrison
Left to itself, a heart will run riot with sin. But if a heart responds to the ministry of the Word, there can be fruit and beauty. - Warren W. Wiersbe
Now art should never try to be popular. The public should try to make itself artistic. - Oscar Wilde
Do the next right thing and the next right step will reveal itself to you. - Julie Connor
We have to remember that what we observe is not nature in itself but nature exposed to our method of questioning.
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself. - Oscar Wilde
Something of God... flows into us from the blue of the sky, the taste of honey, the delicious embrace of water whether cold or hot, and even from sleep itself. - C.S. Lewis
If I would be given a chance to rewrite the dictionary, I would flip through the pages so quick and would replace India with, the land where beauty is redefined in itself, kindness has been touched, warmth has been spread and emotions has been felt. - Magith Noohukhan
True inner peace can startle you! Be happy, smile, have fun. But only look for inner peace when you actually need it. After all, it is the fusion of every atoms of reality itself. - MD. Muhtashimur Rahman
A candle can't cease the darkness, the fear that it may extinguish is itself dark. Adapt to darkness and there will be no darkness within. - Tushar Chauhan
She had never had a daydream that dreamed itself, like nightmares. That crawled out of her brain like a creature of the dark. A daymare. - Caroline B. Cooney
Whatever work you do in this world; the work itself has no value. If there is attachment-abhorrence behind that work, then only you are responsible for the next life. You are not responsible if attachment-abhorrence don’t occur. - Dada Bhagwan
The truth was, history repeated itself on a daily basis; mistakes were made over and over. People were haunted by what they had done, and by what they hadn't had time to do. - Jodi Picoult
Prayer is not itself powerful; it is not magic. But its power is unlimited in that the child of God calls on a Father of unlimited goodness and ability. - Peter H. Davids
What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense, we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment realizes itself. - Anna Jameson
we want it visible to showwhen even the most visible joy will reveal itselfonly when we have transformed it within.there’s nowhere, my love, the world can existexpect within. - Rainer Maria Rilke
But Fate does iron wedges drive,And always crowds itself betwixt. - Andrew Marvell
One's rebuke engraves itself upon the mind more than one's praise. - Seth D.
...a blink of an eye in itself is nothing. But the eye that blinks, that is something. - Chaim Potok
...the presence of each other and a lusty love of being, of living and knowing there was tomorrow and God knows how many more tomorrows and each a life and sufficient in itself... - Josephine Johnson
Live in the now and the how will take care of itself. - A.D. Posey
Beauty takes courage. Courage itself takes courage. - Carol Shields
Self is what makes mind think, but never needs the mind. Self is what makes bodies live, but needs no existence for itself. Self can be realized; not by knowledge but by revelation. - Gian Kumar
For Zola, as for Huysmans, nature itself is uncanny because it is the domain of the feminine, a domain that is constitutionally defective, lacking, even pathological. - Charles Bernheimer
Every human being has divinity encased within its spirit and it is the task of its creator as well as itself to set it free. No human being is an end product, every being still breathing is a creation still under creation. - Toni Sorenson
The basis of all reasoning is the mind's awareness of itself. What we think, the external objects we perceive, are all like actors that come on and off stage. But our consciousness, the stage itself, is always present to us. - Trey Parker
She's a gypsy girl living in a materialistic world, Unattached to most things but in love with life itself. - Nikki Rowe
Anything designed to be inoffensive isn't worth your time -- life itself is pretty offensive, ending as it does with death. - Holly Lisle
you make autumn misttaste like champagne and turn winter raininto the elixir of life itself. - Sanober Khan
Some journeys, we must take alone. The caterpillar does not judge itself for craving the cocoon. Do not fear the isolated path. There, you will not be lonely. You will meet yourself. - Vironika Tugaleva
What looks like politics, and imagines itself to be political, will one day unmask itself as a religious movement. - Søren Kierkegaard
At that moment, beauty itself struck me as a kind of painful melancholy. - Arthur Golden
There are many who live Life in Fear, without taking risks. They don’t take chances. Alas! Not only are they missing chances, they are missing Life itself! - - RVM
I do not wish to comment on the work; if it does not speak for itself, it is a failure. - George Orwell
The more science discovers and the more comprehension it gives us of the mechanisms of existence, the more clearly does the mystery of existence itself stand out. - Aldous Huxley
MONKEY, n. An arboreal animal which makes itself at home in genealogical trees. - Ambrose Bierce
A thought, no matter how small and forgotten, always has an eternal impact on the Cosmos. Most times, we can only see the material and just about beyond the immediate, but if we could trace this thought through all Creation... well, it would be a whole universe in itself. - Adriano Bulla
Faith itself cannot accomplish anything, yet without faith, no one can fly. - Charles R. Swindoll
The physicist had no time to waste on a symbol; his concern was with what the symbol denoted. To the typesetter the symbol and its denotation were bound in an organic unity. There was a meaning to the symbol itself which only the typesetter could appreciate. - K. Sridhar
History repeats itself but without a parity bit - Nauman Khan
The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerated the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism: ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail. - Francis Quarles
Take therefore no thought for the morrow; for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. - Bible
Learning to have the confidence to grab the opportunity when it presents itself makes you a winner. - Sharon Law Tucker
The body, I had been taught, wants only to live. Suicide, I had understood, is an act not of the body against itself but of the will against the body. Yet here I beheld a body that was going to die rather than change its nature. - J.M. Coetzee
Worry is itself an illness, since worry is an accusation against Divine Wisdom, a criticism of Divine Mercy. - Said Nursî
Mindfulness is a quiet mind, an aware mind. Mindfulness itself is not about ‘arriving,’ but about being. - Jean Moreau, Abbey of Kervennec, France
He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder. - M. C. Escher
Life itself is the best (and the only) timekeeper. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Let us not be like the forest fox foraging for food for itself forever!Let us be like the assiduous ant, always accumulating ample assets for all ants with altruism and all-round assistance. - Ankala V Subbarao
I believe in letting the story speak for itself. - L.M. Fields
Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year. - Horace Mann
Independence that has declared its ‘independence’ from the sure and certain compass of sound morals is nothing more than rogue greed having scantily dressed itself in the garb of independence while running off the cliff of anarchy. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Without trust, words become the hollow sound of a wooden gong. With trust, words become life itself.
Nothing in this universe is complex to understand than the universe itself. Everything else is as frugal as a cold wave. - Aniruddha Sastikar
To furnish the means of acquiring knowledge is ... the greatest benefit that can be conferred upon mankind. It prolongs life itself and enlarges the sphere of existence. - John Quincy Adams
For I conclude that the enemy is not lipstick, but guilt itself; that we deserve lipstick, if we want it, AND free speech; we deserve to be sexual AND serious--or whatever we please; we are entitled to wear cowboy boots to our own revolution. - Naomi Wolf
The cure for love is the love itself. - Debasish Mridha
Morality often manifests itself as cruelty, So be very kind before you are moral. - Debasish Mridha
It is like a lighted torch whose flame can be distributed to ever so many other torches which people may bring along; and therewith they will cook food and dispel darkness, while the original torch itself remains burning ever the same. It is even so with the bliss of the Way.[Sutra of 42 Sections] - Gautama Buddha
If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around you own.
There can be no justice so long as law is absolute. Even life itself is an excercise in exceptions.When has justice ever been as simple as a rule-book? - Riker - The Next Generation (season 1 epis. 7: Justice)
We talk relationship but we live religion, with unsatisfying results. Christianity defines itself, first and foremost, as a relationship with God. Even though this is true, our human nature tends toward living a relationship with God as if it were a religion - Mark Cowper-Smith
Life is a straight road that unwinds itself around you. - Vanshika Dhyani
You must take these poems as mirrors; for you know that the mirror has no form of itself, but rather reflects the face of anyone who looks in it. Just so a poem has no one particular meaning of itself , but presents to each reader his state of the moment and the completeness of his case - Ayn al-Qazat Hamadani Persian Mystic
An apparent misfortune of man is that neither good nor evil is an agency itself; both are equally passive choices. Man himself is the ultimate agency. He has the power to realize and activate the dead options. Only then, that is, by the action of Will, good results in good and evil in evil. - Raheel Farooq
In this way the world market is, with regard to its immanent dynamic, 'a space in which everyone has once been a productive labourer, and in which labour has everywhere begun to price itself out of the system'. - Slavoj Žižek
There is a love of wild nature in everybody, an ancient mother-love showing itself whether recognized or no, and however covered by cares and duties - John Muir
Immortal beings have been compared to stars, these are existences that linger on long after the death of the thing itself. - Zeena Schreck
An acorn does not see itself as a seed, but as an oak tree. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?
It will be foolish not to get your heart broken, even once.For having a broken heart makes you realize the immense capability it possesses to mend and heal itself and to love far more intensely,with every affixed piece of it that was once broken and torn apart.. - Sanhita Baruah
An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth. - Bonnie Friedman
the fact that every people feel itself threatened by the others gives the state it's definite unifying powers; it depends upon the instinct of self-preservation of society itself; the latent external crisis enables it to get the upper hand in internal crises - Martin Buber
Whoever uses the spirit that isin him creatively is an artist. Tomake living itself an art, that isthe goal. - Henry Miller
[O]urs is a culture of the perpetual present, one that deliberately severs itself from the past that created us as well as the future we are shaping with our actions. - Naomi Klein
The things, good Lord, that we pray for, give us the grace to labour for’, as Sir Thomas More expressed it. The inner voice of prayer expresses itself naturally in action, just as the inner voice of my brain guides all my bodily actions. - Philip Yancey
I don't compare life to anything. Life can't be defined or compared, I just know that it dresses itself as a murderer in the end. - Griselda Salazar
Hope itself is a species of happiness, and perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords. - Samuel Johnson
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. - William Shakespeare
So full of artless jealousy is guilt,It spills itself in fearing to be spilt. - William Shakespeare
A dream doesn't come true by itself... we must pull it. - Mohammed Sekouty
The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown, since the meaning of the mind itself is unknown. - Magritte
It is this outer reach of existential abnegation the moment where subjective identity deserts itself and becomes enslaved without consciousness of its subjugated condition that Mirbeau consistently sought to decry with horror. - Emily Apter
There is no thought in any mind, but it quickly tends to convert itself into a power. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
My view is that, if you think that money brings problems, you have a problem with money. The money itself is innocent. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Nothing in the Universe exists solely for itself. You are not alive just for the sake of being alive. The purpose of your life is much bigger than your life so if all you think about is your life, then you're missing out on the purpose for your life. - Damilola Oluwatoyinbo
One can not understand language because language cannot understand itself; does not want to understand - Novalis
Pain is our salvation 'cos when it's dark enough, a star will reveal itself. - Sola Kosoko
Having a body is in itself the greatest threat to the mind... The body encloses the mind in a fortress; before long the mind is besieged on all sides, and in the end the mind has to give itself up. - Marcel Proust
For what is a dream if not love first felt and what is mystery if not life itself - Giselle V. Steele
Know that the true dharma emerges of itself [during the practice of zazen], clearing away hindrances and distractions. - Dōgen
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience. - George Bernard Shaw
Genealogy itself is something of a privilege, coming far more easily to those of us for whom enslavement, conquest, and dispossession of our land has not been our lot. - Tim Wise
That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The thing itself, the first thing, will never do us alone, we must be elaborating, improving, poeticising. - Sebastian Barry
The biggest and grandest adventure in life is life itself. - Debasish Mridha
How controversial is for one to deny that men aren't from space while the Earth itself is in space? - Marcus L. Lukusa
A line has no parallel because it is itself the parallel. - RJ Clawson
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence. - Marianne Moore
I know that our bodies were made to thrive only in pure air, and the scenes in which pure air is found. There is not a "fragment" in all nature, for every relative fragment of one thing is a full harmonious unit in itself. - John Muir
If there is a religious agency in our lives, it has to appear in the manner of our times. Not from on high, but a revelation that hides itself in our culture, it will be ground-level, on the street, it'll be coming down the avenue in the traffic, hard to tell apart from anything else. - E. L. Doctorow, The City of God
The house fills with the particular atmosphere that accompanies peacefully sleeping children: a rich narcotic silence that creeps down the stairs and twines itself around the table legs. - Harriet Lane
We have nothing to fear but fear itself - Michel de Montaigne
Abnormal nonsense. Suggests a norm, which is a tag placed on those who don’t conform to an elite’s view of itself. - Anthony North
Religion means researching the true Eternal thing with Deluded world view (with wrong belief) and ‘this’ (akram vignan) is a science itself. - Dada Bhagwan
What is the happiness ? Is it really happiness ? Nothing stable, just happen, stay and decay... Everything is impermanence, dissatisfaction and nothing can ever belong to itself - Gautama Buddha
When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt. - Henry J. Kaiser
Action creates/a taste/for itself. - Kay Ryan
All women are a reflection, a mirror of the Goddess. Remember… you are the Universe figuring itself out. So of course you are identical to the female aspect of divinity. - Robin Rumi
I am Chandubhai’ is an illusion itself and from that are karmas charged. When does ‘charging’ of new karmas stop? When one attains the exact awareness of ‘who I am?’. - Dada Bhagwan
If your motives aren't clean, money itself becomes evil. But When we don't have money enough evil, the world tells us we're losers. So what determines our place in society is not how much kindness is in our hearts but how much evil is in our wallet. - Todd McFarlane
Every existing thing is born without reason, prolongs itself out of weakness and dies by chance. - Jean-Paul Sartre
This agglomeration which was called and which still calls itself the Holy Roman Empire was neither holy, nor Roman, nor an empire. - Voltaire
The world is the puzzle, itself; but it is always in principle. - Dada Bhagwan
Religious people claim that it's just the fundamentalists of each religion that cause problems. But there's got to be something wrong with the religion itself if those who strictly adhere to its most fundamental principles are violent bigots and sexists. - David G. McAfee
Playfulness, dear friends, is what manifests love. Love is not manifested through serious survivability, seriousness, stabilility. Love, the essence of love, manifests itself through playfulness. - Réné Gaudette
As we were told about others, so others will be told about us. that is "HISTORY". and the most painfull thing about it is that, it does not repeat itself. it comes onece in life and never again. - Hamzat haruna Ribah
Not all of Derrida's writing is to everyone's taste. He had an irritating habit of overusing the rhetorical question, which lends itself easily to parody: 'What is it, to speak? How can I even speak of this? Who is this "I" who speaks of speaking? - Terry Eagleton
I don't think the Constitution is studied almost anywhere, including law schools. In law schools, what they study is what the court said about the Constitution. They study the opinions. They don't study the Constitution itself.
What are riches - grandeur - health itself, to the luxury of a pure conscience, the health of the soul; - and what the sufferings of poverty, disappointment, despair - to the anguish of an afflicted one! - Ann Radcliffe
The touchstone of everything that can be concluded as a law for a people lies in the question whether the people could have imposed such a law on itself. - Immanuel Kant
In silence alone does a man's truth bind itself together and strike root. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
If we can just let go and trust that things will work out they way they're supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself. - Goldie Hawn
Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it. - George Santayana
Abstaining from sex is a small fraction of the chastity process. Your intentions are just as important as the act of sex itself"The Ultimate Guide to Chastity - Sandra B. James
The fear of failure is worse than the failure itself. So be bold and courageous. - Debasish Mridha
Matt would stare at Andrew for 10 minutes. It's depressing that people are different. Everyone should be one person, who should then kill itself in hand-to-hand combat. - Tao Lin
If you go in for argument, take care of your temper. Your logic, if you have any, will take care of itself. - Joseph Farrell
Realizing that you are in love is itself a beautiful feeling... And there is nothing like one-sided love or both-sided love. Love is simply love. Celebrate this feeling - Anamika Mishra
You don't have to wait for an inspiration to fulfil your dream because a dream is an inspiration itself. - Euginia Herlihy
The emancipation of the working class can only be achieved by the working class itself without the assistance of governments. - pierre-jospeh proudhon
Reality is what we tell to go screw itself every time we write or read a book, shoot or watch a movie. - Garrett Robinson
When I was young, I thought it is thunder that kills people. But when I learnt physics in the high school, I discovered that it is rather the lightning that does the killing. The voice of the thunder itself is just a noise. The lightning is the poise! - Israelmore Ayivor
No matter how good it is, your book will not sell itself. - Elinor Florence
Pure-chit itself is the Absolute Supreme Soul (parmatma). - Dada Bhagwan
The human mind naturally adapts itself to the position it occupies. The most gigantic intellect may be dwarfed by being cabin'd, cribbed and confined. It requires a great country and great circumstances to develop great men.
The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself. - Anaïs Nin
An over examination of life can deter you from life itself - Ilyas Kassam
We are chasing happiness, and don't care about happiness of people who matter. Probably, we got our priorities right, but failed to set an order. We created a chaos hoping the world would fall in place itself.. - Crestless Wave
When a nation leaves the fate of his country to an ignorant and fool person, then that nation itself will be remembered in the history as ignorant and fool nation! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If the programmer can simulate a construct faster then the compiler can implement the construct itself, then the compiler writer has blown it badly.
The conscience is a right mix of instinct, reason and culture. The conscience itself is not a truth but it has an ability to access the truth. But the very conscience is assembled only by the reason. - Thiruman Archunan
When the competent men of the system are compelled to quit, the system will soon quit itself. - Amit Kalantri
There’s no arguing with a song that writes itself. - Clifford Cohen
All of us are pilgrims on this earth. I have even heard it said that the earth itself is a pilgrim in the heavens. - Maxim Gorky
Science, like nothing else among the institutions of mankind, grows like a weed every year. Art is subject to arbitrary fashion, religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself, law shuttles between freeing us and enslaving us. - Kary Mullis
You may not want to hear that or think of it as writing, but I’m telling you that the moving of information is a literary act in and of itself. Even when people aren’t reading it. - Kenneth Goldsmith
It’s not so much about writing the story of Christmas itself, as ingenious as it is. In reality, it’s much more about writing the story of Christmas into the story of life so that it will become the story of life. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The craving for equality can express itself either as a desire to pull everyone down to our own level (by belittling them, excluding them, tripping them up) or as a desire to raise ourselves up along with everyone else (by acknowledging them, helping them, and rejoicing in their success). - Friedrich Nietzsche
Creativity sparks originality which then manifests itself into what we call evolution. To depreciate imagination is to depreciate life. - Alecia Stone
When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos.
Ignorance is of a peculiar nature; once dispelled, it is impossible to reestablish it. It is not originally a thing of itself, but is only the absence of knowledge; and though man may be kept ignorant, he cannot be made ignorant. - Thomas Paine
The duty of the one who wants to be silent is to be silent, period! Give little thought to the cacophony of the masses when silence is the best option and silence will speak for itself - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
How can you have a war on terrorism while war itself is terrorism! - Howard Zinn
The greatest reward you get from loving others is love itself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Some of the world's biggest challenges can be solved by some of the world's most marginalized communities themselves. The moment you inject information, education, and an entrepreneurial spark in a community, it gets empowered enough to inspire, build, and uplift itself. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Consciousness does not just passively reflect the objective material world; it plays an active role in creating realityitself. - Stanislav Grof
All beings seek for happiness; so let your compassion extend itself to all. - Mahavamsa
Quite possibly, the purpose of the universe is to provide a congenial home for self-conscious creatures who can ask profound questions and who can probe the nature of the universe itself. - Owen Gingerich
No nation has ever taxed itself into prosperity. - Rush Limbaugh
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself, but raptors are pretty dang scary. - Devin J. Monroe
The institutions of Churchianity are not Christianity. An institution is a good thing if it is second; immediately an institution recognizes itself it becomes the dominating factor. - Oswald Chambers
I was a weird little kid. I was very irritable, bored, frustrated. I felt my imagination bubbling inside my head without having any way to express itself. Given a crayon and paper, I would not draw a train or a house. I would draw these monsters, beasts and demons. - Clive Barker
True love is boundless like the ocean and, swelling within one, spreads itself out and, crossing all boundaries and frontiers, envelops the whole world. - Mahatma Gandhi
Experience does not ever err. It is only your judgment that errs in promising itself results which are not caused by your experiments. - Leonardo da Vinci
Contrary to what phenomenology—which is always phenomenology of perception—has tried to make us believe, contrary to what our desire cannot fail to be tempted into believing, the thing itself always escapes. - Jacques Derrida
A waiting person is a patient person. The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
Old stories have a habit of being told and retold and changed. Each subsequent storyteller puts his or her mark upon it. Whatever truth the story once had is buried in bias and embellishment. The reasons do not matter as much as the story itself. - Erin Morgenstern
To feel your arms around me...to feel your breath on my neck...is pleasure in itself. It is home. - Faye Hall
Oh, that this too, too sullied flesh would melt, Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew, Or that the Everlasting had not fixed. His canon 'gainst self-slaughter! - William Shakespeare
The wish to pray is a prayer in itself. - Georges Bernanos
Each day, in itself, brings with it an eternity.
The earth exists not for us but for itself; the Sun shines not for us, but for its own life! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Anything that happens, happens. Anthing that, in happening, causes something else to happen, causes something else to happen. Anything that, in happening, causes itself to happen again, happens again. It doesn't necessarily do it in chronological order, though. - Douglas Adams
When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical may be madness. To surrender dreams, this may be madness. To seek treasures where there is only trash...Too much sanity may be madness, and maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be. - Miguel De Cervantes
There are but few saints amongst scientists, as among other men, but truth itself is a goal comparable with sanctity.
Black Is The Most Beautiful colour because it does not reflect it absorbs all into itself. - Amit Abraham
An ant lifts a stone because it believes in itself, not its obstacle. - Matshona Dhliwayo
From horses we may learn not only about the horse itself but also about animals in general, indeed about ourselves and about life as a whole. - George Gaylord Simpson
The question is whether any civilization can wage relentless war on life without destroying itself, and without losing the right to be called civilized. - Rachel Carson
We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly. . . spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.
I believe this nation should commit itself, to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth. - John F. Kennedy
Every mental process, or every mental action, that takes place in our wide-awake consciousness will, if it has depth of feeling or intensity, enter the unconscious field, and after it has developed itself according to the line of its original nature, will return to the conscious side of the mind. - Christian D. Larson
Fortunately, psychoanalysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself remains a very effective therapist.
Julian is bluff and sturdy, royal; he possesses a gracefully muscular, equine beauty so natural it suggests that beauty itself is a fundamental human condition and not a mutation in the general design. - Michael Cunningham
Even the blind man can see the beauty as it rides upon the sound of a voice, edge itself between the lines on his fingerprints to be spread upon the smooth snippets of life he touches. - Adri Sinclair
When the Bible itself becomes irksome, inquire whether you have not been spoiling your appetite by sweetmeats and renounce them; and believe that the Word is the wire along which the voice of God will certainly come to you if the heart is hushed and the attention fixed. - F.B. Meyer
We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates. - Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
Darkness scares us. We yearn for the comfort of light as it provides shape and form, allowing us to recognize and define what's before us. But what is it we're afraid of really? Not the darkness itself, but the truth we know hides within. - Emily Thorne
Politics does not concern itself who should rule us. It is about what kind of rule people should have. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
Four men killed that day. The phrase sat up in Willie's head like a rat and made a nest for itself there - Sebastian Barry
What was any art but a mold to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself- life hurrying past us and running away, to strong to stop, too sweet to lose. - Willa Cather
The groom should not see you in the dress just before the wedding, that’s bad luck. You know what’s worst luck? Is getting married, itself. I’ve read studies. It’s like 2 out of 3 of those end in divorce, sometimes more. 3 out of 2, some. - Hank Moody
I am absolutely convinced without any uncertainty that the old adage, History Repeats Itself is a valid assertion. - Chris Mentillo
The very essence of love is love itself without any other expectation. - Debasish Mridha
If the baser instinct of rampant self-preservation adamantly refuses to surrender itself to the infinitely greater call of self-sacrifice, in attempting to save our lives we will have in reality completely destroyed our lives. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I always like the story behind the story more than the story itself. - A.D. Posey
Conversation is the sexiest foreplay, the perfect prelude to sex, the fiery banter that gets you heated, the stimulation of the mind that transmits to the body. Conversation is a give and take. Just like sex itself. And the best give and takes the best conversations lead to the best sex. - Zara Barrie
I have no doubt that the nation has suffered more from undue secrecy than from undue disclosure. The government takes good care of itself. - Daniel Schorr
Nothing can be changed in the system when the system itself is revolting against those who opposed violence. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse nor the better for being praised. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
The existence of the writer is an argument against the existence of the soul, for the soul has obviously taken flight from the real ego, but not improved itself, only become a writer. - Franz Kafka
The past is always with us. It echoes through every living moment, giving it depth and meaning beyond itself. Sometimes the past is so powerful, those echoes threaten to overwhelm the present. - Trish Feehan
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue, but virtue itself; neither do we rejoice therein, because we control our lusts, but contrariwise, because we rejoice therein, we are able to control our lusts. - Baruch Spinoza
I before E except after C. Weird?By rebelling against the rules the word itself denotes its very meaning: of strange or extraordinary character, odd, fantastic.I think all writers are weird. - Day Parker
What the public wants is the image of passion, not passion itself.
... I think this Law, by which I am punished, is both unreasonable in itself, and particularly severe... Polly Baker - Benjamin Franklin
When considering a candidate for office, almost right up until they enter the polling booth and sometimes even in the booth itself, most voters rely more on what they see and hear themselves in real time than on facts, history, logic, or learned experience. - Quin Hillyer
If we can feel that it is not our voice, not our fingers, but some reality deep inside our heart which is expressing itself, then we will know that it is the soul’s music. - Sri Chinmoy
Our lives are a divine expression no matter how messy and weird they may be. How much more meaningful can it get? The source is experiencing itself in form in a conscious, awake way. - Enza Vita
Everything that has ever happened to me that has been important has not been something that I've hoped for, or looked for, or manipulated -- it's all been predicated on my ability to take a new road when it presented itself and to go with it."(On Beauty: , Vogue, January 8, 2016) - Susan Sarandon
I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. - Winston S. Churchill
This is neither the time nor the place, however, to ponder how often the soul, in order to be able to boast of a clean body, has burdened itself with sadness, envy, and impurity. - José Saramago
I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself, and falls on the other. - William Shakespeare
The is no greater pain than the one you cause yourself when you let yourself down when a good chance present itself for you to advance your life! - Stan The Man SA
The principle for which we contend is bound to reassert itself, though it may be at another time and in another form. - Jefferson Davis
Does it, does it—I'm flailing here—does it have a name? What you've done?If it had a name, he says, what would that change, exactly? Would it be more acceptable to you? Would it be a thing people do? Would it have a category unto itself? - Jess Row
The talent should speak for itself.
(...) My mind is like a racing engine, tearing itself to pieces because it is not connected up with the work for which it was built. - Arthur Conan Doyle
They had long ago forsaken the war of newspapers for the one they carried everywhere with them, and which had no colors, no sides, and which could be fit neatly to any new opportunity that presented itself: ambush, pillage, torture. - Taylor Brown
That is how it is with lies. If you can have enough people believe your lies, before you know it, even the one you have lied against will be confused. The lie will make itself at home and the truth will be knocking outside its own door. - Yvette Christiansë
True evil is unlikely to receive an invitation from us, so it clothes itself in just enough truth to make itself look appealing and then it looks to unpeel us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The purest love always reveals itself during acceptance. - Shannon L. Alder
Every living thing is a sort of imperialist, seeking to transform as much as possible of its environment into itself. - Bertrand Russell
I am madness maddened! That wild madness that's only calm to comprehend itself! - Herman Melville
Infatuation burns itself out,' she says. 'Friendship mixed with old chemistry--that can last a lifetime. - Tess Callahan
The soul accepts the mystery within and all around, immersing itself in it, celebrating it. - Jay Woodman
If I have refused to risk, I have in the self-same decision refused to love. And if indeed I have refused to love, tragically I have refused to live. And when will I realize that that in and of itself is an unacceptable risk. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
For passion, like crime does not sit well with the sure order and even course of everyday life. It welcomes every loosening of the social fabric, every confusion and affliction visited upon the world, for passion sees in such a disorder a vague hope of finding advantage for itself. - Thomas Mann
If you take care of your character, your reputation will take care of itself. - American Proverb
What I had to face, the very bitter lesson that everyone who wants to write has got to learn, was that a thing may in itself be the finest piece of writing one has ever done, and yet have absolutely no place in the manuscript one hopes to publish. - Thomas Wolfe
Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror. - Kahlil Gibran
Visible and mobile, my body is a thing among things; it's caught in the fabric of the world, and its cohesion is that of a thing. But, because it moves itself and sees, it holds things in a circle around itself. - Maurice Merleau-Ponty
I would surmise that we must cherish the resources that God has given us to achieve a goal more than we cherish the goal itself. For if we fall victim to the pursuit of the goal alone, then the goal has suddenly become our god. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Never such innocence,Never before or since,As changed itself to pastWithout a word--the menLeaving the gardens tidy,The thousands of marriagesLasting a little while longer:Never such innocence again. - Philip Larkin
Never develop any mysticism, about love; for love itself is a mystic thing that puts you in a mystic situation. - Auliq Ice
If we’re missing life it’s probably because we’re expecting it to reveal itself to us, rather than realizing that life is revealed by us looking for it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Genius is no more than childhood recaptured at will, childhood equipped now with man's physical means to express itself, and with the analytical mind that enables it to bring order into the sum of experience, involuntarily amassed. - Charles Baudelaire
In summer, the song sings itself. - William Carlos Williams
It's the work itself that's important to me.' Miranda is aware of how pretentious this sounds, but is it still pretentious if it's true? - Emily St. John Mandel
If you’re a writer, your first duty, a duty you owe to yourself and your readers, and to your writing itself, is to become wonderful. To become the best writer you can possibly be. - Theodora Goss
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself. - Leonardo da Vinci
I hear my silence talked of in every lane;The suppression of a cry is itself a cry of pain. - Darshan Singh
In the end the soul is itself the longing of the soulless for salvation. - Theodor W. Adorno
All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warnings or explanations. It simply is. Take it moment by moment, and you will find that we are all, as I've said before, bugs in amber. - Kurt Vonnegut
The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected. - G.K. Chesterton
We are the cosmos made conscious and life is the means by which the universe understands itself. - Brian Cox
If the emotions are free the intellect will look after itself - A.S. Neill
The phrase ‘popular science’ has in itself a touch of absurdity. That knowledge which is popular is not scientific. - Maria Mitchell
When we try to pick out any­thing by itself, we find it hitched to every­thing else in the Uni­verse. - John Muir
Beginning in itself has no value, it is an end which makes beginning meaningful, we must end what we begun. - Amit Kalantri
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change in attitude. - Katherine Mansfield
Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand. - Stevie Wonder
Empire always overreaches itself and thus dies by its own hand victim of its own ambitions - rassool jibraeel snyman
It is necessary to hope... for hope itself is happiness. - Samuel Johnson
Since when did the community become our moral compass—our viability and ethics as writers determined so much by our team spirit? ... What if all this communing actually hurts the primary means by which I set out to participate and communicate—my writing itself? - Meghan Tifft
Freedom without the strength to support it and, if need be, defend it, would be a cruel delusion. And the strength to defend freedom can itself only come from widespread industrialisation and the infusion of modern science and technology into the country's economic life. - Jamsetji Tata
The real home of man is not his house but the road. Life itself is a travel that has to be done by foot. - Bruce Chatwin
A criminal mind needs consideration rather than the criminal itself. In truth, there are more criminals than those who committed a crime. - Harshit Walia
By a curious perversity, the human mind refuses to behave itself on the occasions when it should be intensely dramatic. It was so now; the climber suddenly forgot his fears in a smile. The choir had chosen this precise moment to start the Nunc Dimittis. - Whipplesnaith
Shake off this downy sleep, death's counterfeit, and look on death itself. - William Shakespeare
Life itself demands change from every dweller of planet earth. - Sunday Adelaja
The biggest adventure in life is life itself. - Debasish Mridha
...morally speaking, there is no limit to the concern one must feel for the suffering of human beings, that indifference to evil is worse than evil itself, that in a free society, some are guilty, but all are responsible. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being. - Jane Wyman
One possibility is: God is nothing but the power of the universe to organize itself. - Lee Smolin
We are in the process of disabling our most distinctive achievement - our educational system - in the name of making the country more like itself. - Marilynne Robinson
Religion is a virus that we cannot get rid of. A virus of the brain that comes from no other source than itself. We who are uninfected must find the cure. - Jordan Beem
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven. - John Milton
For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination. - Arthur Conan Doyle
The Divine Light is always in man, presenting itself to the senses and to the comprehension, but man rejects it. - Giordano Bruno
The populace is like the sea motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze. - Titus Livius
That time is not a limiter. Set a strong intention, and the time will present itself. - Russell Eric Dobda
The cruelty itself is motivated by something deeper: the wish to know the secret of things and of life. - Erich Fromm
The final hour when we cease to exist does not itself bring death; it merely of itself completes the death-process. We reach death at that moment, but we have been a long time on the way. - Seneca
Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love. It destroys community and makes brotherhood impossible. It leaves society in monologue rather than dialogue. Violence ends up defeating itself. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Reality provides us with facts so romantic that imagination itself could add nothing to them. - Jules Verne
Now begin in the middle, and later learn the beginning; the end will take care of itself. - Harlan Ellison
Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have someone to divide it with. - Mark Twain
Forgiveness is a virtue of beauty. You learn to see a person no longer defined by a past but one that has re-created itself anew. - Jason Micheal Ratliff
Beauty appears when something is completely and absolutely and openly itself. - Deena Metzger
We are consciousness examining and expressing itself so that it can become increasingly aware of its infinite capacity for being and evolving. - Jay Woodman
For the grace of bearing life's inevitable evils is itself agood, and makes goodness arise even from evils byopposing them or enduring them with courage. - A.C. Grayling
O, that this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw and resolve itself into a dew! Or that the Everlasting had not fix'd His canon 'gainst self-slaughter! O God! God! How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world! - William Shakespeare
The simple act of praying and petitioning for prayers is in itself a blessing of God's grace and yet another step toward peace, forgiveness, healing, and salvation, regardless of the initial outcome of the prayer. - Joe Campos
Honesty is to truth as prow is to stern. Honesty appears first and truth appears last. The interval between varies in direct proportion to the size of ship. With anything of size, truth takes a long time in coming. Sometimes it only manifests itself posthumously. - Haruki Murakami
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, I’m possible! - Audrey Hepburn
True faith is unconditional.It is simply the reverence and aspiration towards a certain kind of spirit.Faith is not even the means of obtaining reward.Faith itself is the end. - Xue Mo
Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself. - Plato
A person’s true intention behind his/her nice & advisory word manifests itself through the ground action shown by the people who follow him/her like a herd. - Anuj Somany
I've said it before, history repeats itself for those who don't learn from the past. Can we please learn from all this? Please? Or is everyone waiting for yet another savior to come along and charm them Hollywood style if freedom is still around for America's next election? - L.M. Fields
It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God. - Mary Daly
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses! - Juvenal
The job of every belief is to validate itself by giving you an EXPERIENCE!! - Harrish Sairaman
Clearly, naming the major figures in the tradition had become a tradition in itself. - Gregory Woods
The truth reveals itself in the most innocent of ways. You can lie and deceive, attempt to bury that which you wish to remain unseen. Yet the truth flourishes, rising from it's prison to stand tall for all to see. - D. Alma
The law of nature is alternation for evermore. Each electrical state superinduces the opposite. The soul environs itself with friends, that it may enter into a grander self-acquaintance or solitude; and it goes alone for a season, that it may exalt its conversation or society. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself. - Pearl S. Buck
When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied. - Herophilus
Only absurdities need to be defended. Truth speaks for itself. - Stefan Emunds
Southern California, which is shaped somewhat like a coffin, is a giant sanatorium with flowers where people come to be cured of life itself in whatever way .... This is the last stop before the sun gives up and sinks into the black, black ocean, and night - usually starless here - comes down. - John Rechy
And so I discovered that it is not on our forgiveness any more than our goodness that the world's healing hinges, but on HIs. When He tells us to love our enemies, He gives, along with the command the love itself. - Corrie ten Boom
Whereas I would argue that style is morality: morality detailed, configured, intensified. It’s not in the mere narrative arrangement of good and bad that morality makes itself felt. It can be there in every sentence - Martin Amis
For a great life a road map of life is more important than the journey itself. - Debasish Mridha
The most beautiful thing about the most beautiful roads is that the destination is forgotten and the journey becomes the destination itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
There is no separate entity that could be enlightened or unenlightened. There are only innumerable expressions of the One Being (which we call people, animals, forms), mirror-like facets, reflecting being-ness back to itself. - Enza Vita
Ego is like an antivirus which eventually takes unwanted control of the computer itself. - Saurabh Sharma
Genius is not a possession of the limited few, but exists in some degree in everyone. Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties, genius will manifest itself. - Robert Henri
The fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.
Nothing feeds upon itself as liberality does. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Where nothing wants that want itself doth seek. - William Shakespeare
I wash off the night in the water, my scrapes and aches numbed by the sea. My bones have become boughs, all scarred knees and gnarled kuckles. None of us are the same person we once were, since the human body replaces itself every seven years; there have been at least six different mes. - Philip Hoare
There is absolutely nothing feminine about the colour pink, or, anything bad-luck'ish about the colour black in itself. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We are in the energy dictatorship that calls itself the United States of America. - Steven Magee
Human reason has this peculiar fate that in one species of its knowledge it is burdened by questions which, as prescribed by the very nature of reason itself, it is not able to ignore, but which, as transcending all its powers, it is also not able to answer. - Immanuel Kant
They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is. - Sir Thomas More
There is nothing useless in nature; not even uselessness itself. - Michel de Montaigne
There is no limit to stupidity. Space itself is said to be bounded by its own curvature, but stupidity continues beyond infinity.
And the ultimate question remains, To live, is it a blessing or the punishment itself ? - Charlyn Khater
Good wins in the end because evil is a self-destructive, cannibalistic force that Inevitably engorges upon itself. - Ken Poirot
The need itself is not the call. - Charles E. Hummel
There is nothing sacred about any beliefs! They are all the apparent inventions of human mind! Beliefs of the billions have nothing to do with the truth! If the world can stop deceiving itself, there will emerge a new world, a world that represents the truth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Suffering occurs when we want other people to love us in the way we imagine we want to be loved, and not in the way that love should manifest itself--free and untrammeled, guiding us with its force and driving us on. - Paulo Coelho
All that is straight lies. All truth is crooked; time itself is a circle. - Friedrich Nietzsche
There is no reticence nor any limit to a 'Majique.' Only the unwillingness of the mind to open itself to the limitless power of possibilities that exist within the unbelievable. - Rob Shepherd
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation. - Simone de Beauvoir
Time itself is only as real as your own mental discrimination between the revelation and concealment of the one Light. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
The fabric of existence weaves itself whole. - Charles Ives
More appealing than knowledge itself is the feeling of knowledge. - Daniel J. Boorstin
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords. - Samuel Johnson
Just imagine, among 8.7 million species, only one has become smart enough to ponder over the meaning of life. This simple evolutionary fact itself implies the gravitas of human life. - Abhijit Naskar
I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests. - Pablo Neruda
All uniquely defines itself. - A.D. Posey
Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable. Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all. - Douglas Adams
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos. - Stephen Sondheim
Be you in what line of life you may, it will be amongst your misfortunes if you have not time properly to attend to pecuniary [monetary] matters. Want of attention to these matters has impeded the progress of science and of genius itself. - William Cobbett
A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself. - E.M. Forster
If there were ever such a thing as a unique opinion, history would probably be less inclined to repeat itself. - Gavin Mills
That’s the dream of sex, isn’t it? That you will be liberated from the prison of the body by the body itself, at long last desired, its strange tongue understood. - Olivia Laing
When you don't change, history repeats itself. Then you have to decide if changing is for the best, or you keep seeing repeats because you're doing something right. - Rebecca McKinsey
The flow of knowledge towards the mind should be moderated by the faculties of the mind itself, based on the acceptability of nothing but the mind. - Abhijit Naskar
Every existing thing is born without reason, prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance. - Jean-Paul Sartre
The size of the handkerchief itself shows who weeps more between the men and the women, but the men don't show their big tears while the women make a big show off. - Anuj Somany
A big lemoncolored cat watched him from the top of a woodstove. He turned his head to see it better and it elongated itself like hot taffy down the side of the stove and vanished headfirst in the earth without a sound. - Cormac McCarthy
Psychoanalysis is that mental illnes for which it regards itself a therapy. - Karl Kraus
The ego camouflages itself like a fox born and raised in a hen house. Its only worry is that you fail to notice its presence every so often and start acting without fear - Dean Cavanagh
Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; For love is sufficient unto love. - Kahlil Gibran
About Superman and Batman: the former is how America views itself, the latter, darker character is how the rest of the world views America.
if the ocean can calm itself, so can you.we are both salt water mixed with air. - Nayyirah Waheed
Our reality defines itself by people who strive for change - Daniel Egger
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
To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is a bad dream. - Sylvia Plath
I go to movies expecting to have a whole experience. If I want a movie that doesn't end, I'll go to a French movie. A movie has to be complete within itself; it can't just build off the first one or play variations. - Joss Whedon
When the self is not engaged in apprehending objects it becomes aware of itself. - Walter Terence Stace
First make your business itself a brand and then every product you create will be accepted as a brand. - Amit Kalantri
No self is of itself alone. It has a long chain of intellectual ancestors. The "I" is chained to ancestry by many factors… This is not mere allegory, but an eternal memory. - Erwin Schrödinger
This is a tale of woe. This is a tale of sorrow. A love denied, a love restored, to live beyond tomorrow. Lest we think silence is the place to hide a heavy heart, remember, to love and be loved is life itself without which we are nought. - Abi Morgan
No living thing is ugly in this world. Even a tarantula considers itself beautiful - Munia Khan
Creativity is contagious. And so is banality. Criticism is an art in itself. Don’t let the dullness around destroy the creativity within. T.S. Eliot said, honest criticism and sensitive appreciation is directed not upon the poet but upon the poetry. Good to remember… - Elif Shafak
The reason of a resolution is more to be considered than the resolution itself. - Sir John Holt
As we travel great lengths in this world away from home, most of us come back with a clearer view on what home means. And most likely it isn't so much about the place in itself, but more about the places and people that have made us feel AT home… - lauren klarfeld
The choice in this life is not between easy and hard, but between kinds of hardship, between a hardship that gives birth to wisdom, compassion and mercy, and the hardship that keeps on replicating itself to no end. - Noam Shpancer
a great reason why a gloomy history may repeat itself is that we may have neglected what history did. When we neglect what history did, history visits us in the same cloth - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When the state itself is held to the same moral standards as everyone else, it dies. And that's a wonderful thing. - Jeffrey Tucker
A paradox is a storm that rains on itself. - Shannon L. Alder
for to the arguments of great thinkers there is no end, the idea of argument itself being a tool to improve the mind, the sharpest of all tools, born of the love of knowledge, which is to say, philosophy. - Salman Rushdie
Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself. - Potter Stewart
language is almost the most unique creation of humankind which defines itself; the alternative way of communication/comprehension/conception, yet overusing any invention, can cause Alienation. - Fereidoon Yazdi
Calmness and confidence are the source of energy brings with itself unlimited opportunities. Let us but ring out the old, ring in the new. - Kishore Bansal
First learn to dream big, then the possibilities will follow by itself. - Yuikan Shirik
But history does repeat itself; that is the comedy and the crime of history. Men learn nothing. Times change. Scenes change. Names change. But passions are the same. - Carlos Fuentes
If I were to measure my successes by the mistakes that I have made & only focus on the lessons that were learned along the way, then that in itself overall, would be a positive step in the right direction. - Christine Upton
The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself. - Gore Vidal
If you're working out in front of a mirror and watching your muscles grow, your ego has reached a point where it is now eating itself. That's why I believe there should be a psychiatrist at every health club, so that when they see you doing this, they will take you away for a little chat. - Lewis Black
In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up, some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself. - Henry A. Wallace
At this the Wart's eyes grew rounder and rounder, until they were about as big as the owl's who was sitting on his shoulder, and his face got redder and redder, and a breath seemed to gather itself beneath his heart. - T.H. White
The moment you inject information, education, and an entrepreneurial spark in a community, it gets empowered enough to inspire, build, and uplift itself. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Smartass Disciple: Master, what do say about the truth itself ?Master of Stupidity: Like sex, no fun anymore if all is revealed. - Toba Beta
In life, every moment and everything, is miraculous because life itself is a dance of a miracle. - Debasish Mridha
Speech is civilization itself... It is silence which isolates. - Thomas Mann
You are infinitely capable. You don't live in the universe. You are the universe. You are the entire universe experiencing itself through the eyes of one human. And thus, you are free to create the reality you choose. - Michael Sanders
It almost contradicts itself," she says after a moment. "It's as if there is love and loss at the same time, together in a kind of beautiful pain. - Eric Morgenstern
Philosophy cannot and should not give us an account of faith, but should understand itself and know just what it has indeed to offer, without taking anything away, least of all cheating people out of something by making them think it is nothing. - Søren Kierkegaard
The meaning of life is life itself. The reward of love is love itself. The joy of the journey is not in the destination but in the journey itself. - Debasish Mridha
The history doesn't repeat itself, it’s just their methods repeats. 27.06.11 - VicDo
The mirror never sees itself. The reflection never is itself.
Education itself is Marketing--marketing tools and perspectives to people who don't necessarily realize why they need them, how it will serve them, what they might accomplish with them. And, ensuingly, Marketing itself is Education (with no attempt to assess the value of what is being marketed). - Shellen Lubin
I'm trapped behind a wall of fear and fear itself. - Gabriella Jording
Fear wears so many clever disguises it is virtually impossible to always recognize it. Fear disguises itself as the need to be somewhere else, doing something else, not knowing how to do something or not needing to do something. - Iyanla Vanzant
how shall we be beautiful? By loving the One who is always beautiful. The more love grows in you, the more beauty grows: for love itself is the beauty of the soul. - Augustine of Hippo
As sure as time, history is repeating itself, and as sure as man is man, history is the last place he'll look for his lessons. - Harper Lee
To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable. - Aaron Copland
Growth or stagnation? There is no in-between. Life always seeks more of itself and death picks up the slack. - Christopher Babson
A great mystery lies in the repetition and continuity of the renewal of that which is past. Culture perpetuates itself in memory and the big job is the reawakening of memory. - Hans-George Gadamer
Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century. - Elie Wiesel
It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself. - Johann Sebastian Bach
The more he needs God, the more deeply he comprehends he is in need of God, and then the more he in his need presses forward to God, the more perfect he is... To need God is nothing to be ashamed of but is perfection itself. - Søren Kierkegaard
People can only be categorized into a good or bad person but not the human because being human is in itself a very coveted position which is not often possible to achieve by any individual. - Anuj Somany
The knowledge that we consider knowledge proves itself in action. What we now mean by knowledge is information in action, information focused on results. - Peter F. Drucker
Absence of conflict creating intents is itself Moksh (Ultimate Liberation). - Dada Bhagwan
Strength is Happiness. Strength is itself victory. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness. When you wage a struggle, you might win or you might lose. But regardless of the short-term outcome, the very fact of your continuing to struggle is proof of your victory as a human being. - Daisaku Ikeda
You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. You need not even listen, simply wait, just learn to become quiet, still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. - Franz Kafka
There is no Success or Failure in "LOVE", by itself is a Victory !! - Mahesh shekhar
Science, as long as it limits itself to the descriptive study of the laws of nature, has no moral or ethical quality and this applies to the physical as well as the biological sciences. - Ernst Boris Chain
If we could imagine, while we live them, to what mundane moments nostalgia manages to stick itself... - Luigina Sgarro
But for us the road unfurls itself, we don't stop walking, we know there is far to go. - Denise Levertov
A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers. - John F. Kennedy
To be undefeated, to primer is to learn the game for not just your talents but for the game itself. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
Who should we be trying to make the most proud? Our family? Our friends? Our teachers or bosses? What about the one who molded us out of the earth itself, who formed us like clay, and instilled within us the very breath of life that shaped the universe? - James D. Maxon
Reason and emotion are not antagonists. What seems like a struggle is a struggle between two opposing ideas or values, one of which, automatic and unconscious, manifests itself in the form of a feeling.
This paper, by its very length, defends itself from ever being read. - Winston S. Churchill
Whoever extolleth him as a God of love, doth not think highly enough of love itself. Did not that God want also to be judge? But the loving one loveth irrespective of reward and requital. - Friedrich Nietzsche
She was a music I no longer heard, that rang in my mind, itself and nothing else, lost to all sense, but not perished, not perished. - Marilynne Robinson
Like any organic entity, a system of consciousness manifests itself through the orderly, differentiated development of a certain unifying reality. - Kitarō Nishida
He who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, but he who destroys a good book kills reason itself. - John Milton
When the machine of a human being is turned on, it seems to produce a protagonist, just as a television produces an image. I think this protagonist, this self, often recognizes that it is a fictional construct, but it also recognizes that thinking of itself as such might cause it to disintegrate. - Mohsin Hamid
You aren’t actually a someone, a person, who is conscious. You are the awake space of awareness itself, within which all the thought up entities in your world appear. Out of all these imagined entities, you have simply made the mistake of thinking that one of them is you. - Enza Vita
You must be prepared to sacrifice your self-love to the cause, you must be ready to treat the cause as if it is life itself. - Auliq Ice
The Gospel lives in conversation with culture, and if the Church holds back from the culture, the Gospel itself falls silent. Therefore, we must be fearless in crossing the threshold of the communication and information revolution now taking place. - Pope John Paul II
History repeats itself; that's one of the things that's wrong with history. - Clarence Darrow
Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude. - Joseph Wood Krutch
Your children are not your children. They are sons and daughters of the Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts. - Kahlil Gibran
Without appreciation (for yourself, others and life itself) there is no growth - Rasheed Ogunlaru
There will come a timewhen the space will compress itself,and the body shall go.But, till that day I'll live ebullientlyand grow. - Shahan Sud
If you feel completely satisfied, you have hit the right answer, coz if not? you may have missed something, It could be the answer itself or it could be both your prayer and the answer! - Bradley B. Dalina
Time has no meaning in itself unless we choose to give it significance - Leo Buscaglia
There is nothing ordinary in life because life itself is mystical, magical, and extraordinary. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes man seeks for wealth for eighty years, but cannot find, and then realises that life itself is the wealth itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
For if my poems have always been about survival--and I believe they have been--then survival too keeps revealing itself as an art of the unexpected. - Jane Cooper
Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character. - Alan Armstrong
Love is like the sun; in warming others, it warms itself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
One's suffering, one's melancholy is, in itself, really only looked upon as failure or as punishment, as detestable or sinful or socially unacceptable in the eyes of man; but this is not so in the eyes of God: for He is close to the broken-hearted. - Criss Jami
One might equate growing up with a mistrust of words. A mature person trusts his eyes more than his ears. Irrationality often manifests itself in upholding the word against the evidence of the eyes. Children, savages and true believers remember far less what they have seen than what they have heard. - Eric Hoffer
And all Negroes at some period of their lives there is that yearning for a sense of group unity that is the yearning of men for a flag: for a unity that cannot be compromised, that cannot be bought; that is conscious of itself, of its strength, that is militant. - Ralph Ellison
The new enlightened self-understanding reminds us that there is no final destination to our journey. The process itself is the destination. There is nowhere we need to arrive to. - Raphael Zernoff
The idea of an election is much more interesting to me than the election itself...The act of voting is in itself the defining moment. - Jeff Melvoin
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