Quotation Explorer - 'Likely'

When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, or ever so imprudent, or ever so little likely to be necessary to each other's ultimate comfort. - Jane Austen
If you don’t take control of yourcareer development, it’s highly unlikely that anyone else will! - Derric Yuh Ndim
The fact that you have just buried your parent or parents and/or sibling or siblings does not make you less likely to die today. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If you have an idea, you will likely have difficulties during the process ofrealization regardless of the type of idea (scientific idea, invention idea,business idea, new product idea, brand idea, advertising idea, etc.). - Eraldo Banovac
I want you to know that I have nothing against Orlando, though you are, of course, far more likely to get shot or robbed there than in London. - Boris Johnson
...atheism is not a conscious act of turning away from all gods. It is simply the final destination for those who think. ...you will be pleased to discover that the sky does not fall down on your head. ... if you still want to pray, you can (the success rate of your prayers is unlikely to change). - Guy P. Harrison
Nothing is impossible. Some things are just less likely than others. - Jonathan Winters
The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely. - Charlotte Brontë
When people see own advantage with a person who has a lot of money, they will say generally that he has a good attitude, but if not seeing own benefits then most of them are most likely to say he has an attitude that is a bad one. - Anuj Somany
Certain emotions bridge the years and link unlikely places. - V.S. Naipaul
If someone calls you a failure it's more than likely they feel like one. - Donna Lynn Hope
Government, is the last analysis, is organized opinion. Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government. - MacKenzie King
Writing the same kind of material is no guarantee you'll be working from the same ethos so that writers from different fields are just as likely to have an understanding of each other's work as someone working in the same genre. - Sara Sheridan
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it. - Roald Dahl
Women, churchgoers, and conservative were more likely than men, nonchurch goers, and liberals to disagree with the reductionist (neural) account of human life. - Andrew Ferguson
In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions. - Nathaniel Branden
I’m sorry for hurting you. I know I did. I’m most likely dead now, and I guess if there’s any kind of fairness in the afterlife I’m probably in hell getting roasted. But if that’s where I am, I want you to know, I still love you. Always did. Love, Caine - Michael Grant
If you want to write you must have faith in yourself. Faith enough to believe that if a thing is true about you, it is likely true about many people. And if you can have faith in your integrity and your motives, then you can write about yourself without fear. - Gordon Atkinson
Has it never struck you that a man who does next to nothing but hears men's real sins is not likely to be wholly unaware of human evil? - G.K. Chesterton
Carry out your literary dream, no matter how unlikely it may seem... - Terry A. O'Neal
Lucy in the sky. Without her I am the walrus, likely to lose myself in dark gibberish and fade away. Lance Underphal, Cut-Throat Syndrome. - Michael Allan Scott
Whoever is present in your spring would more than likely have respected your winter. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
An effective way often to let the people do something corrective is to just request them not to do it then most of them are most likely to do the same thing only because a sage always knows who they in majority are actually. - Anuj Somany
Every time you understand something, religion becomes less likely. Only with the discovery of the double helix and the ensuing genetic revolution have we had grounds for thinking that the powers held traditionally to be the exclusive property of the gods might one day be ours. . . . - James D. Watson
Well, the heart always holds out hope that the mind knows may not likely be met. - Amy Sohn
Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. - Noam Chomsky
If you keep on saying a single thing to yourself, you are likely to attract it to yourself, dreaming it always, then in a twinkle of an eye, it comes to you. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Nothing can be the total truth in the worlds of manifestation and the more solid your concepts, the more likely they are going to sink you, sooner or later. - Enza Vita
Improving intelligence is possible, but it is more likely to occur if children are given the right experiences at the right ages. - Dennis Garlick
Consumers presented with six choices on an item were twice as likely to buy as consumers overwhelmed with 24 varieties of the same item. - Sheena Iyengar
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
Eat before shopping. If you go to the store hungry, you are likely to make unnecessary purchases. - American Heart Association Cookbook
Unles we change direction, we are likely to wind up where we are headed. - Chinese Proverb
The greater the pain associated with love, the more likely a person is to be attracted to others who will inflict this pain…for isn’t this what love is? Hurt people tend to hurt other people. - David W. Earle
The children almost broken by the world become the adults most likely to change it. - Frank Warren
Take it from me: love has all the lasting permanence of a rainbow- beautiful while it's there, and just as likely to have disappeared by the time you blink. - Jodi Picoult
A writer need not devour a whole sheep in order to know what mutton tastes like, but he must at least eat a chop. Unless he gets his facts right, his imagination will lead him into all kinds of nonsense, and the facts he is most likely to get right are the facts of his own experience. - W. Somerset Maugham
The reason my life has wandered to nowhere is likely due to the fact that the focus of the moment has dictated the destination of my life, when the destination of my life should have been dictating the focus of the moment. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope. - Barack Obama
...Studies have found that children who witness abuse are more likely to accept relationships that are abusive. - Asa Don Brown
Success comes from doing the hard part. When the hard part is all you've got, you're more likely to do it.And this is precisely why it's difficult to focus. Because focusing means acknowledging that you just signed up for the hard part. - Seth Godin
The evidence suggests that you would be more likely to select the tempting chocolate cake when your mind is loaded with digits. System 1 has more influence on behavoir when System 2 is busy, and it has a sweet tooth. - Kahneman Daniel
If it come to prohibiting, there is aught more likely to be prohibited than truth itself. - John Milton
Her greatness lay in doing what everybody could do but doesn't. She was unexpected. She was untitled. (She was) an improbable warrior that was leading an unlikely army of waitresses and street sweepers and shopkeepers and auto mechanics. - Jennifer Granholm
Reality is not always probable, or likely. - Jorge Luis Borges
Women are almost two thirds more likely than men to believe in God, a major study of attitudes among middle aged Britons has found, says The Telegraph. Well, men are twice more likely than God to believe in women! (At least that was so in the Garden of Eden) - R. N. Prasher
Humans, when you talk me about them... I more likely see them as a unsolveable unlogicalable problem... than something else. - Deyth Banger
Most of the conversations we are ever likely to have with people are the things we do not and cannot say - Srividya Srinivasan
Unless social sciences can be as creative as natural science, our new tools are not likely to be of much use to us. - Edgar Douglas Adrian
Love is likely when you appreciate someone in every moments of your heartbeat and expecting nothing in return. nothing at all. - Ankur Bhardwaj
Every good story needs a good, bad and lost soul. A people to fight for, an item to turn the tide of battle, an enigmatic character, a motivator/mentor, and an unlikely reluctant hero. - Josh Rose
A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility. - Aristotle
By prizing heartfulness above faultlessness, we may reap more from our effort because we're more likely to be changed by it. - Sharon Salzberg
A child that has a quick temper, just blaze up and cool down, ain't never likely to be sly or deceitful. - L. M. Montgomery
If a thought has been said or shared for merely fun, then only there is likely to be support from many ones; otherwise often none. - Anuj Somany
We don’t vote for people because they are the exact embodiment of our values, but because they are likely to be the most responsive to them. - Charles M. Blow
If a nation blames other nations for their problems, most likely the citizens of the nations will do the same thing. - Debasish Mridha
A man's memory is bound to be a distortion of his past in accordance with his present interests, and the most faithful autobiography is likely to mirror less what a man was than what he has become. - Fawn M. Brodie
Each person has a self-image that, to some degree, does not match reality. A significant difference between self-image and reality can be harmful. The more self-aware you are, the less likely you are to be vulnerable to your illusions. The more aware you are, the more you can do with your life. - Robert H. Bolton
With medical science improving at roughly the same rate as our environmental situation worsens, the most likely scenario is that the world will become uninhabitable at the precise moment the human race becomes immortal. - Steve Toltz
If you’ve gone to travel to have fun, you will most likely have no new choices to make. But if you have gone travelling to grow, then you are bound to have to make that choice—that of making a new home and welcoming people in it regardless of how different they are from you. - lauren klarfeld
Things don't always go as planned, but it's when you make a plan out of the unplanned and make the best of the unlikely things In life. - Auliq Ice
We don't really know anything. Those who accept this are more likely to learn something. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Still, all it really took was one alteration in my life, a change which appeared insignificant and unlikely at the time, nonetheless it has affected my outlook completely, turning it around the compass of my life. - Andrew James Pritchard
If we didn't have shadow we'd just sit around loving the light, likely doing nothing with it. - S. Kelley Harrell
If one is talking about a vile thing it is better to talk of it in coarse language; one is less likely to be seduced into excusing it. - G.K. Chesterton
He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets most likely his father's. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation; but he shuts the door of truth. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A person should not crack a joke regularly until he is making money out of it like a comedian, else most people around him are most likely to treat him like a crack only. - Anuj Somany
It’s human nature to find patterns where there are none and to find skill where luck is a more likely explanation. - William J. Bernstein
The most decisive actions of our life - I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future - are, more often than not, unconsidered. - Andre Gide
An individual who has in his mind that he can accomplish a certain task is far more likely to succeed than the individual that has it in his mind that he will fail. - Daniel Willey
Courage is found in unlikely places. - J.R.R. Tolkien
There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy - George Washington
Sexual thrills are not all physical, and although Parlabane was an unlikely seducer, even on the intellectual plane, it was clear that his desire was, by this prolonged tickling, to bring me to an orgasm of the mind. - Robertson Davies
Rather than campaigning to help women, feminists today are more likely to be picking fights on Twitter, or dressing up petty grievances as proof of rampant 'sexism'. - Angela Epstein
Speculations and loans in foreign fields are likely to bring us into war... The war-for-profit group has counterfeited patriotism.
Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man. - Bertrand Russell
Im most likely to succeed at failing but the point is your succeeding. - Justise Bailey
Nothing was so likely to do her good as a little quiet cheerfulness at home. - Jane Austen
Get to know your parents, you never know when they'll be gone for good. Be nice to your siblings, they're your best link to your past. And the people most likely to stick with you in the future. - Baz Luhrmann
Posterity is as likely to be wrong as anybody else. - Heywood Broun
That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer - he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.
The verbal patterns and the patterns of behavior we present to children in these lighthearted confections are likely to influence them for the rest of their lives. These aesthetic impressions, just like the moral teachings of early childhood, remain indelible. - Esphyr Slobodkina
I often ask to what place I am running, for if I am unable to identify that place it is likely that I am running in a circle of the most circular sort. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Support and encouragement are found in the most unlikely places. - Raquel Cepeda
It's silly to go on pretending that under the skin we are all brothers. The truth is more likely that under the skin we are all cannibals, assassins, traitors, liars, hypocrites, poltroons. - Henry Miller
A person who talks often about success and happiness is most likely to be a sales (wo)man, so the people ought to be always watchful of the price s/he is charging for her/his offerings. - Anuj Somany
You probably have the ability to get what you want. And you likely have everything you need to be completely satisfied. But do you also have the ability to want what you've got? That just may be one of the most important questions you will ever answer. - Steve Goodier
What is especially striking and remarkable is that in fundamental physics a beautiful or elegant theory is more likely to be right than a theory that is inelegant. - Murray Gell-Mann
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been. - Alan Ashley-Pitt
If we don't change our direction we're likely to end up where we're headed. - Chinese Proverb
For those who believe executive branch officials will voluntarily interpret their surveillance authorities with restraint, I believe it is more likely that I will achieve my life-long dream of playing in the NBA. - Ron Wyden
Jace said that the cast of Gilligan's Island could do something anatomically unlikely with themselves. - Cassandra Clare
People who cannot distinguish between good and bad language, or who regard the distinction as unimportant, are unlikely to think carefully about anything else. - B.R. Myers
Where do new ideas come from? The answer is simple: differences. Creativity comes from unlikely juxtapositions. - Nicholas Negroponte
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see. - Winston S. Churchill
What is more likely? That tomorrow will be called 'Thursday' or that Maxine Waters will play the race card in her ethics investigation? - Jonah Goldberg
The more golden the opportunity, the less likely you will see it. - Murad S. Shah
You know that when a group of utility workers are withholding their customer service identification cards, they are likely engaging in some form of illegal activity at your home. - Steven Magee
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
The most decisive actions of our life -- I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future -- are, more often than not, unconsidered. - Andre Gide
The man who follows the crowd will get no farther than the crowd. A man who walks alone is likely to get places no one has ever been before.
Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them. - Lady Bird Johnson
Be warned against all 'good' advice because 'good' advice is necessarily 'safe' advice, and though it will undoubtedly follow a sane pattern, it will very likely lead one into total sterility--one of the crushing problems of our time. - Jules Feiffer
To embrace an attitude of humility is to free myself from myself. And that is likely the great liberation of all. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We may think there is willpower involved, but more likely...change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now. - George Sheehan
Who and what you affiliate your life around will likely determine who you'll become. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
If you take the approach of earning your customers’ business every day and treating them well, they’re less likely to try someone else. - Marilyn Suttle
Whenever you look at a piece of work and you think the fellow was crazy, then you want to pay some attention to that. One of you is likely to be, and you had better find out which one it is. It makes an awful lot of difference.
Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be. - George Santayana
If you put yourself in the emotion that you want from others, you are more likely to receive it. - Shannon L. Alder
Arguably insane utility workers that blatantly harass law abiding customers is likely to become more frequent as the long term effects of biologically toxic radio frequency (RF) radiation exposures from their transmitting smart meters continues to emerge. - Steven Magee
If you stay focused on one task or thought at a time you will less likely become frustrated. - Sheryl Campbell
The opposite of value is a commodity item with little or no perceived value which means people are not seeking it out and when they do, it’s merely one of the many choices (so very likely the cheapest offering will get the sale). - David Brier
And whoever will take that motto and live by it will be likely to succeed. There's many a way to win, in this world, but none of them is worth much without good hard work back of it. - Mark Twain
Distance and time might keep people apart, but the heart and mind will always stay connected by memories, miracles and the power of two unlikely souls that were destined to meet. - Shannon L. Alder
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter. - Henry Fielding
This year, or this month, or, more likely, this very day, we have failed to practise ourselves the kind of behaviour we expect from other people. - C. S. Lewis
Taking the decision-making process away from people disempowers them. It also makes them much less likely to buy into the decision, however right it may be. One’s own conscience remains the ultimate arbiter. - Lama Surya Das
My heart aches for you! But don't despair! I am persuaded you will come about! Recollect what the poet says! I'm not sure which poet, but very likely it was Shakespeare, because it generally is, though why I can't imagine! - Georgette Heyer
To recap: it is possible to put decent information into a Government Machine, have ordinary, good people running the thing, and a reasonable system in place, and still get utter idiocy out of the dispenser?""More than possible. Likely. - Nick Harkaway
To act on the belief that we possess the knowledge and the power which enable us to shape the processes of society entirely to our liking, knowledge which in fact we do not possess, is likely to make us do much harm. - Friedrich Hayek
Airplanes may kill you, but they ain't likely to hurt you. - Satchel Paige
The maxim of illusory religion runs: 'Fear not; trust in God and he will see that none of the things you fear will happen to you'; that of real religion, on the contrary, is: 'Fear not, the things that you are afraid of are quite likely to happen to you, but they are nothing to be afraid of. - Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola
You can see into the future if you have a basic understanding of how people are likely to act.
A child who was born with a silver spoon is likely to not appreciate all he is provided with.And it is likely that a child who grew up from the dust to look down on others once the floods gate of success opens up for him.It is NOT where you come FROM that matters,But where you are GOING. - Nomthandazo Tsembeni
Living a life without setting goals is like sailing a ship without a planned course. You are likely to end up somewhere you didn’t intend to go! - Derric Yuh Ndim
Take the next little step-the smaller you make it, the more likely you'll take it.. - Jill Badonsky
He who neglects to drink from the spring of experience is likely to die of thirst in the desert of ignorance.
How—I didn't know anyword for it—how "unlikely". . .How had I come to be here,like them, and overheara cry of pain that could havegot loud and worse but hadn't? - Elizabeth Bishop
The evils arising from the loss of her uncle were neither trifling nor likely to lessen; and when thought had been freely indulged, in contrasting the past and the present, the employment of mind and dissipation of unpleasant ideas which only reading could produce made her thankfully turn to a book. - Jane Austen
Let go of your worries and focus only on the task at hand.The future will be what it will,and fretting about it will only make your fears more likely to come true. - Christopher Paolini
There seems a general rule that, the more obviously one’s work benefits other people, the less one is likely to be paid for it. - David Graeber
One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways. - Bertrand Russell
If one does die taking these drugs, the death is likely to be very peaceful. Morphia is, after all, the goddess of dreams. - Philip Nitschke
Tradition is the code that keeps change in lock. If you refuse change, you are likely to rust and guess the cause; that long held way of doing things. - Israelmore Ayivor
when at times to remind us of the blessings we have been giventhen we are more likely to understand how special our lives areit's not by chance as some would maybe believebut the grand design of love and fulfillment,... - levi paul taylor
This is also the case with our disease-care system: it focuses on treating symptoms as if they were root causes, and as a result, it tends to choose interventions that completely ignore the true root causes and thus make it highly likely that symptoms will reappear. - T. Colin Campbell
And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence - Bertrand Russell
Where religion is trivialized, one is unlikely to find persecution.
A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable.
A person who speaks against one party and favors another is most likely to have just own enjoyment of a sumptuous meal in a bash or party. - Anuj Somany
In the moment, you most likely won't know how valuable such detours will prove to be, but life has a way of revealing the hidden magic in these moments down the road at the appropriate time. - Shannon Ables
Roses are red, Violettes are bllue,Valentines day is consumerous crap,now don't you have ironing to do"Unlikely thing to read in a valentines day card - Mock of the week the show
Why him?He was as likely to offer me security and safety as a violent terrorist holding a gun to my head.So why I had chosen him?Because he had charmed me into a love affair,had truly convinced me he was madly in love with me. - Barbara Taylor Bradford
I most likely like books which are out of my language... English... for example is a great example - Not my native language, but I enjoy the covers and how the words sound. - Deyth Banger
Ignoring your intuition telling you this person is not for you will likely lead to more time wasted and more disappointments along the way. - Stephan Labossiere
The harder you fight to hold on to specific assumptions, the more likely there's gold in letting go of them.
Posterity is as likely to be wrong as anyone else. - Heywood Broun
When you are focused on what you're doing, you are not going to miss the next opportunity ... it's more likely that you get more! - Stephen Richards
What is it that makes a seemingly rational man set out on a perilous journey knowing full well that the odds of success are quite remote and the consequences of failure are likely to be devastating? Is it pride, stubbornness, a yearning for adventure, or just a reckless disregard of reality? - Stan Turner
As astronomy is the daughter of idleness, geometry is the daughter of property, and if it were a question of poetry we would likely find that she is the daughter of love. - Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
Dr. Morris believes, and I strongly agree, that couples are most likely to bond securely when they have not rushed the dating experience. Time is the critical ingredient. - James C. Dobson
Let the mechanics of desire bring your fulfilment without interference.the more you interfere, the less likely you will get what you want. - Deepak Chopra
When wisdom gives way to whimsy and ethics fall to excitement, it is highly likely that the ground beneath me will ‘give way’ and it is I who will ‘fall. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A person who gets more punishment than prize from most people around him/her for doing or saying things often right , is most likely to be truly bright and only an upright individual. - Anuj Somany
To realize your potential you must look beyond the end of yourself, realizing that where you end is most likely where you actually begin. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If the road is easy, you're likely going the wrong way. - Terry Goodkind
There are more things likely to frighten us than there are to crush us; we suffer more in our imagination than in reality. - Seneca
The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor find much fun in life. - Charles M. Schwab
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible. - Bertrand Russell
Self-condemnation means speaking against one's own success. If can't stop confirming your incompetencies for what you are competent for, you are unlikely do pursue your true purpose. - Israelmore Ayivor
Stay off the bandwagon. More likely than not, your own way of getting there makes for a better journey. - Faydra D. Fields
Nobody adores fertilizer. Nobody devotes their life to fertilizer (unless they own a fertilizer company). But, shit, you need it to grow the crops. The land is arid and dry without it, and trying to grow things is likely to be futile. - Shellen Lubin
Nothing is more likely than that [the] enumeration of powers is defective. This is the ordinary case of all human works. Let us then go on perfecting it by adding by way of amendment to the Constitution those powers which time and trial show are still wanting - Thomas Jefferson
The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents. - Nathaniel Borenstein
What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict. - Simone Weil
I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man; I want a man without money rather than money without a man. - Themistocles
The ideal conditionWould be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct;But since we are all likely to go astray,The reasonable thing is to learn from those who can teach. - Sophocles
At my time of life opinions are tolerably fixed. It is not likely that I should now see or hear anything to change them. - Jane Austen
You are more likely to find three TVs inside a randomly selected house than you are to find a single book that is or was not read to pass an exam, to please God, or to be a better cook. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The first secret of success: Believe in Yourself. Nothing changes in your life until you believe you can do things that are important to you. And if you have a low opinion of yourself, nobody else is likely to raise it. - Steve Goodier
Allowing ourselves to become a nation of silent, secretive, timid citizens is likely to result in a system of democracy and justice that is neither very democratic nor very just. - Dahlia Lithwick
Higher states of consciousness correlate strongly with attributes like compassion, forgiveness, generosity and kindness. The more one is self-aware and other-aware, and the greater one's connection with the spiritual, the more likely one will be a force for good in our world. - Philip Chard
The more the world commits to programs for poverty and education, the greater the gap for those with intellectual disabilities. That’s because money goes where results are quick and quantifiable, which is not likely for people with intellectual disabilities. - LAWRENCE DOWNES
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire. - Brian Tracy
The best way to see majesty is to strip away everything that pretends to be majestic so that which is fake wholly collapses in the face of that which is majestic. And God in a manger is likely the most remarkable example we have of such a monumental truth. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A child is not likely to find a father in God unless he finds something of God in his father.
If you need someone to explain morality to you, then you likely have little of it to draw from. - Auliq-Ice
Here in the trees it was much easier to believe the absurdities that embarrassed me indoors. Nothing had changed in this forest for thousands of years, and all the myths and legends of a hundred different lands seemed much more likely in this green haze than they had in my clear-cut bedroom. - Stephenie Meyer
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
Since the dawn of time, women have been attracted to mates with strong survival skills—like intelligence and physical prowess—because men with these qualities are more likely to bring home dinner at the end of the day. He stuck his thumbs in the air and grinned. Dinner equals survival, team. - Becca Fitzpatrick
A person who goes for the morning walk in sleepers is likely to grasp the insightful things better on a sensitive-cum-sensible matter than one who goes for the walk with the shoes put on. - Anuj Somany
Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend. - Jules Renard
A man who is careful with his palate is not likely to be careless with his paragraphs. - Clifton Fadiman
If you have a dog, you will most likely outlive it; to get a dog is to open yourself to profound joy and, prospectively, to equally profound sadness. - Marjorie Garber
These pages testify to the discovery of uhnlikely gifts when we stay in community--especially when we stay after things get hard. - Christopher Heuertz
A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up. - Mae West
When you are always ready for the worst, then the worst is likely to show up - Gary Hopkins
People who meet in airports are seventy-two percent more likely to fall for each other than people who meet anywhere else. - The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
The moon is considered a relatively easy object to land humans on, everything else is much harder by orders of magnitude. It is the reason why we have not been to Mars and will likely never go there successfully with humans. - Steven Magee
Good things have different colors, it’s like a rainbow or flowers and it’s more likely how I feel for my love ones that creates a joyous melody in my heart.How it makes me feel happy and alive - Bradley B. Dalina
We were friends, never paramours. A lover who is enigmatic will most likely prove to be a cataclysm waiting to happen. But a charming friend whose usual warmth is raveled through moments of cool inscrutability can be an intriguing companion. - Dean Koontz
It is this mythical, or rather symbolic, content of the religious traditions which is likely to come into conflict with science. This occurs whenever this religious stock of ideas contains dogmatically fixed statements on subjects which belong in the domain of science. - Albert Einstein
A person who is too goody-goody only in own words with most of the people and most of the time is most likely to be not a trustworthy buddy. - Anuj Somany
I consider it an extremely dangerous doctrine, because the more likely we are to assume that the solution comes from the outside, the less likely we are to solve our problems ourselves. - Carl Sagan
Littlewood, on Hardy's own estimate, is the finest mathematician he has ever known. He was the man most likely to storm and smash a really deep and formidable problem; there was no one else who could command such a combination of insight, technique and power. - Henry Hallett Dale
If you appreciate the small things, you're likely to get the big ones. - Jonas Eriksson
A person who is being regularly rebuked, ridiculed and renounced by people to make him stand alone often, is most likely to be a relatively, better reliable guy than all others. - Anuj Somany
In a materialistic society, man is likely to value the opinion of a rich man over that of a poor one; even when coming to opinions that have absolutely nothing to do with moneymaking. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If a nation blames other nations for its problems, most likely that nation will always be having problems. - Debasish Mridha
If most people around a person make, more often than not, her/his life miserable for her/his thoughts being regularly factual, then only s/he is most likely to be an actual intellectual. - Anuj Somany
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
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others. - Martin Luther King Jr.
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