Quotation Explorer - 'Manner'

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling. - Margaret Lee Runbeck
Sometimes, people trying to commit suicide manage it in a manner that leaves them breathless with astonishment. - Salman Rushdie
Anything great will only be appreciated if I am given the opportunity to feel the absence of it, or experience the reversal of it. It is only then that I can even begin to understand its majesty and cherish it in the manner I should have all along. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I don't know how many years it was before I arrived at a formulated philosophy that the happiest thing to do, always, when visiting an individual or a country, is to admit, by word or manner, how much I'm finding there that my life had lacked hitherto - Clara E. Laughlin
It would be a remarkable life, if we live it in the same manner as we do once we find out we do not have much to live - Faisal Khosa
Great use they have, when in the hands Of one like me, who understands, Who understands the time and place, The person, manner, and the grace, Which fools neglect; so that we find, If all the requisites are join'd, From whence a perfect joke must spring, A joke's a very serious thing. - Charles Churchill
For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: for he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was. - Bible
You build a great network by first offering your services to others, and by so doing, winning their interest. This is the foundation of building trust and creating a platform for them to invest in you in a reciprocal manner, such that it becomes a win-win situation. - Oscar Bimpong
I've posed nude for a photographer in the manner of Rodin's Thinker, but I merely looked constipated. - George Bernard Shaw
You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner. - Aristophanes
While one should always study the method of a great artist, one should never imitate his manner. The manner of an artist is essentially individual, the method of an artist is absolutely universal. The first is personality, which no one should copy; the second is perfection, which all should aim at. - Oscar Wilde
Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion. - Jane Austen
Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner. - Carlos Santana
We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. - Albert Einstein
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling. - Margaret Lee Runbeck
There is hardly any personal defect which an agreeable manner might not gradually reconcile one to. - Jane Austen
The greatest excuse you must have is the excuse to do your best to the very best and in a distinctive manner - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
​The destiny of nations depends upon the manner in which they feed themselves. - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
You can be critical and not judgmental. The two are synonyms, but no the same. The critical man analyzes people, things, and issues, very carefully. The judgmental man presents the results of his careful analysis in a manner that condemns. - Kingsley C. Okei
The Kingdom of God is an earthly experience which manifests in an unearthly manner. - Abhijit Naskar
Have you seen anybody dancing? He is totally aware of himself and dances his way in a manner as decided by his heart. Meditation is also similar to the dancer. You need not reach anyplace, you have to just delve deep in yourself to find the true self and be a Soul Searcher. - Maitreya Rudrabhayananda
A postsexist environment is not something that animal liberationists need passively await, in the meantime deferring to present sexism in the manner of our presentation. - Brian Luke
When it happens that I am more moved by the song than the thing which is sung, I confess that I sin in a manner deserving punishment - Augustine of Hippo
There is no nation in the history that has not experienced bloodshed and murdering. We all have committed the same mistakes in a different manner. - M.F. Moonzajer
Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company.
But to my mind, though I am native here and to the manner born, it is a custom more honour'd in breach than the observance. - William Shakespeare
I like to think of innovation as upgrading your current self. This upgrade helps you to more effectively deal with changes happening around you and to be able to think in a more complex manner than before. - Daniel Willey
We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies. - Pablo Picasso
Luz's manner of speaking made it clear that she had no idea what she might say next. It wasn't that she made things up, strictly speaking--only that facts were merely a point of departure for her. - Daniel Alarcón
As an artist, my talents are not mine alone to just keep. My creations have to touch lives, spread love and let my skills be used only in good things but should be selfless not through selfish motives. In this manner, I am giving the gift back to my Master Creator." - Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
We love ourselves notwithstanding our faults, and we ought to love our friends in like manner. - Cyrus the Great
If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live - Lin Yutang
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything except our thinking. Thus, we are drifting toward catastrophe beyond conception. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. - Albert Einstein
KISS, n. A word invented by the poets as a rhyme for "bliss." It is supposed to signify, in a general way, some kind of rite or ceremony appertaining to a good understanding; but the manner of its performance is unknown to this lexicographer. - Ambrose Bierce
But to my mind, though I am native here And to the manner born, it is a custom More honoured in the breach than the observance. - William Shakespeare
We have no dreams at all or interesting ones. We should learn to be awake the same way - not at all or in an interesting manner. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The way in which the twists were entangled to knot up the mind-speech-body and the innate nature (relative self, prakruti), is the manner in which they will be untwisted. - Dada Bhagwan
We sometimes think that we hate flattery, but we only hate the manner in which it is done. - François de La Rochefoucauld
The more you take responsibility for your attitudes, the more you can adjust yourself in a forward thinking manner. - Deborah Day
No man who was not a true gentleman at heart, ever was, since the world began, a true gentleman in manner. - Charles Dickens
Those who use religion for their own benefit are detestable. We are against such a situation and will not allow it. Those who use religion in such a manner have fooled our people; it is against just such people that we have fought and will continue to fight. - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
You can be critical and not judgmental. The two are synonyms, but not the same. The critical man analyzes people, things, and issues, very carefully. The judgmental man presents the results of his careful analysis in a manner that condemns. - Kingsley C. Okei
being genius does not necessarily means knowing it all or having the highest academic qualification but a persons ability to apply wisdom and common sense to common things in a distinctive manner and courageously exhibiting the latent deft to the admiration of the masses - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Man is an extremely complex creature: he usually acts in an unselfish manner for selfish reasons. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If you live in such a manner as to stand the test of the last judgment, you can depend upon it that the world will not speak well of you. - Alistair Begg
I am growing old enough not to care much for the MANNER of doing things. - Abraham Lincoln
Our world-view determines the manner in which we engage the world. - Sunday Adelaja
Whoever possesses God in their being has Him in a divine manner, and He shines out to them in all things; for them all things taste of God and in all things it is God's image that they see. - Meister Eckhart
Thought is the thought of thought. Tranquil brightness. The soul is in a manner all that is: the soul is the form of forms. Tranquillity sudden, vast, candescent: form of forms. - James Joyce
Violence is the tool of the barbarian; aggression is the method of the primitive; bloodshed is the way of the savage; cruelty is the manner of the brutish! To be called as a ‘civilised,’ man must be peaceable! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A poor fool indeed is he who adopts a manner of thinking (meant) for others!
Sadhana means the practice to closest to the GOD (Baba) and a Shivir means an environment in which the sadhakas get the opportunity and guidance to do sadhana in a perfect manner................ i think. - shailendra kumar Lal
THERE is something in the autumn that is native to my blood— Touch of manner, hint of mood; And my heart is like a rhyme, With the yellow and the purple and the crimson keeping time. - Bliss Carman
It was gratitude; gratitude, not merely for having once loved her, but for loving her still well enough to forgive all the petulance and acrimony of her manner in rejecting him, and all the unjust accusations accompanying her rejection. - Jane Austen
It is through the institution of families that children are brought up in an orderly manner; and that the knowledge of God and of His laws is handed down from generation to generation. - Henry Thornton
Well, I can't eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them. - Oscar Wilde
An agreeable manner may set off handsome features, but can never alter plain ones. - Jane Austen
Wisdom is seeing something in a non-habitual manner. - William James
In the midst of the affliction He counsels, strengthens confirms, nourishes, and favors us.... More over, when we have repented, He instantly remits the sins as well as the punishments. In the same manner parents ought to handle their children. - Martin Luther
We are not won by arguments that we can analyze but by tone and temper, by the manner which is the man himself. - Samuel Butler
heavily tattooed women can be said to control and subvert the ever-present 'male gaze' by forcing men (and women) to look at their bodies in a manner that exerts control. - Margo Demello
An advanced human rights friendly Constitution is fine and well - but what good is it if it is not put into practice? The government says it cherishes the principles in the SA Constitution, and yet acts in a manner which cannot be reconciled with that very Constitution. - Christina Engela
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind. - Leonardo da Vinci
There is a noble manner of being poor and who does not know it will never be rich. - Seneca
However, never daunted, I will cope with adversity in my traditional manner ... sulking and nausea.
True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision. - Edith Wharton
The exquisite kindliness of her manner suggested that their relationship was of no possible consequence, that she could not pay him the tribute of hostility. - Ayn Rand
It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind. - Albert Einstein
​The purpose of a scientist is not to present blunt facts to the people. It is to present the facts in a manner that's most suitable and beneficial for the whole humanity. - Abhijit Naskar
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club. - Thomas Henry Huxley
When you meet your antagonist, do everything in a mild and agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but at the same time as polished, as your sword. - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
LAZINESS, n. Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree. - Ambrose Bierce
Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves. - Jane Austen
If you behave in a manner that poisons your relationship, don’t be surprised when it dies. - Steve Maraboli
The hundred-year-old man had never let himself be irritated by people, even when there was a good reason to be, and he was not annoyed by the uncouth manner of this youth. - Jonas Jonasson
If you and I are to live religious lives, it mustn't be that we talk a lot about religion, but that our manner of life is different. It is my belief that only if you try to be helpful to other people will you in the end find your way to God. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
The art of civil conversation begins at birth. Then goes from the dinner table to the schoolroom, to interaction among friends, to the work place, and on to other places where all manner of social interactions are required. - Cindy Ann Peterson
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future. - Alex Haley
Historically, philosophy does not have an impressive track record of answering questions about natural world in a decisive manner. - Christof Koch
It is the manner of death that reveals the importance of a man. Ordinary people are murdered while extraordinary people are assassinated. - Ashwin Sanghi
God desires to use every believer to spread his kingdom everywhere in a grand manner. - Sunday Adelaja
I have always recognized that the object of business is to make money in an honorable manner. I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good.
There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea; by combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Even in societies where words are often strictly controlled, messages diverse never die. Resembling seeds scattered here and there, they find all manner of cracks and crevices to root. - William E. Jefferson
I didn't pretend to know Eli at all, but even so, I'd noticed that his manner was slightly hard to read. It was something in the way he talked that made it difficult to tell whether he was kidding or serious or what. This bothered me. Or intrigued me. Or both. - Sarah Dessen
Lee was too cool by nature to rage at fate; his manner was to raise an eyebrow and greet it laconically. - Philip Pullman
Narration, after all, isn’t just a literary function. It represents the human capacity to tell stories in such a manner that they yield meaning. Television replaced this concerted quest for meaning with a frantic pursuit of wonder. - Steve Almond
In the very existence of this book we have a most concrete example of the manner in which at least one of these marvellous creatures [cats], acquiring both an editor and a publisher, has advanced the eventual complete feline take-over of the human race. - Paul Gallico
He's not a safe safe or a tame God, securely lodged behind the bars of a distant Heaven; He has the most annoying manner of showing up when we least want Him; of confronting us in the strangest ways. - Thomas Merton
Every thought is new when an author expresses it in a manner peculiar to himself. - Marquis de Vauvenargues
I am perfectly convinced that I have both seen, and heard in a manner which should make unbelief impossible, things called spiritual which cannot be taken by a rational being to be capable of explanation by imposture, coincidence, or mistake. - Augustus De Morgan
When the time is ripe for certain things, these things appear in different places in the manner of violets coming to light in early spring. - Farkas Bolyai
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible. - Richard Feynman
What manner of mind considers this holy estate [pregnancy] which women are privileged by the Almighty to attain as a slur upon the social conscience? - Grantly Dick-Read
The major work of the world is not done by geniuses. It is done by ordinary people, with balance in their lives, who have learned to work in an extraordinary manner. - Gordon B. Hinckley
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
Those who make hostility a daily manner are often left in the lurch at difficult times. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury - to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind. - Albert Einstein
Now, a plain word here about the Christian church trying to carry on in its own power: That kind of Christianity makes God sick, for it is trying to run a heavenly institution after an earthly manner. - A.W. Tozer
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