Quotation Explorer - 'Mark'

A mistake may mark a man, but admiting a mistake is the mark of a man.
Ideas and not battles mark the forward progress of mankind. - L. Ron Hubbard
My greatest fear. is to have lived in such a way to miss the mark, not to be able to accomplish my assignment on earth; making meaning and impacting lives. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
It may not make sense to you, now, but when you get older you'll understand that sometimes things have to be done. Hard things. But everyone will hate the person who finally does them. But if they do them anyway, that's the mark of true honor. - Rhiannon Held Silver
The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers. - Arthur Koestler
The real mystery isn't what's under the redaction mark, but what's above it. - The Covert Comic
Time isn't just a fleeting thing. It never moves forward without engraving it's mark upon the heart.
As many arrows, loosed several ways, come to one mark... so may a thousand actions, once afoot, end in one purpose. - William Shakespeare
If a celebrity from one walk of life is engaged to promote the growth of another field's activity, then the authority’s sincerity for its publicity is always under a big question mark. - Anuj Somany
Our business is communication oftentimes through the medium of stories but our capacity has a far greater scope - to entertain certainly, but also to stimulate debate, to mark up changes and differences and that way, to maybe, just now and then, to change the world. - Sara Sheridan
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. - Aristotle
Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality.
Never let a stain from the past put a mark on your future.
Beauty is seen in repetition; keep repeating your beauty even if your beauty is not all that beautiful, you shall still leave a mark and there shall come a moment when the beauty will be seen - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Leaving a good mark - Michael Mcguerty
The longer she spent in America, the better she had become at distinguishing, sometimes from looks and gait, but mostly from bearing and demeanor, that fine-grained mark that culture stamps on people. (Chapter 17) - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The number of your antagonists are far more greater than that of your companions, so you have to keep a stone of awareness to mark the boundary line. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Don't mark up the Library's copy, you fool! Librarians are Unprankable. They'll track you down! They have skills! - Charles Ogden
One mark of a great soldier is that he fight on his own terms or fights not at all. - Sun Tzu
‎"You are the author for your life and you only get one chance to leave a beautiful mark. - L.M. Fields
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work - Orison Swett Marden
Except for my daughters, I have not grieved for any death as I have grieved for . His was a great and beautiful spirit, he was a man all man, from crown to footsoles. My reverence for him was deep and genuine. Mark Twain - his
By writing quotes...I mark a trail of my soul's journey in this realm. - Toba Beta
One mark of a good officer, he remembered, was the ability to make quick decisions. If they happen to be right, so much the better - Larry Niven
Here is the world, sound as a nut, perfect, not the smallest piece of chaos left, never a stitch nor an end, not a mark of haste, or botching, or second thought; but the theory of the world is a thing of shreds and patches. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Making your mark in the world is better than making trouble. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Kindness is a mark of faith, whoever is not; has no faith. - Muhammad (PBUH)
Go make your mark on the world. Be a world changer! Live bold for Christ no matter the cost. - Crystal Woodman Miller
Mark Twain said the difference between the right word and the almost right word is like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug, and people think he was good, right ? Didn't write any decent characters, as far as I can tell, but otherwise fine. - Adam Rex
It is the mark of an educated mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness where only an approximation is possible. - Aristotle
A mind without a secret is with a question mark! A mind with so many secrets shall attract an exclamation one day! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
It is the mark of a truly educated man to know what not to read. - Ezra Taft Benson
The murder of a child has no justification, even if the bombs have missed their mark. - Compton Gage
One man may hit the mark, another blunder; but heed not these distinctions. Only from the alliance of the one, working with and through the other, are great things born. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy.
To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
I think the mark of a great ruler, is not his ability to make war but to achieve peace. - Monica Fairview
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tis the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. - Aristotle
It shall greatly help ye to understand the Scriptures if thou mark not only what is spoken or written, but of whom and to whom, with what words, at what time, where, to what intent, with what circumstances, considering what goeth before and what followeth after. - Miles Coverdale
On my income tax 1040 it says 'Check this box if you are blind.' I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away. - Tom Lehrer
A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark. - Chinese Proverb
We came to life to leave a mark, either a wrong or right! So what route is your lifestyle taking? - Unarine Ramaru
A hack writer who would not have been considered fourth rate in Europe."(on Mark Twain) - William Faulkner
The truest mark of being born with great qualities, is being born without envy. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Love makes you free without an asterisk mark. - Sarvesh Jain
Of course , if I am nothing but an ego, and woman is nothing but another ego, then there is really no vital difference between us. Two little dolls of conscious entities, squeaking when you squeeze them. And with a tiny bit of an extraneous appendage to mark which is which... - D.H. Lawrence
You have the ability to shine and make a mark in some field. Your job is to find your niche, excel and build a lasting legacy. - Roopleen
There are two types of people in life when it comes to their careers: people who visualize, and people who imitate. The people who visualize paint their own vision of what their mark is in the world, while the people who imitate can only see what the visualizers want them to. - Ingrid Nkenlifack
In passing, we should note this curious mark of our own age: the only absolute allowed is the absolute insistence that there is no absolute. - Francis A. Schaeffer
Osborn was a founding partner of the advertising agency Batten, Barton, Durstine, and Osborn (BBDO), but it was as an author that he really made his mark, beginning with the day in 1938 that a magazine editor invited him to lunch and asked what his hobby was. Imagination, replied Osborn. - Susan Cain
A kiss can be a comma, a question mark, or an exclamation point. That's the basic spelling that every woman ought to know.
Creative people, especially those who are just starting out, feel that they have to conform and be a mass-produced product in order to be noticed. The truth of the matter is that genuineness and unconventionality is often what helps make a mark on the world. - Veronika Carnaby
Concentration is a powerful force, it is the mark of seriousness that attracts certain energies to complete your half-done work. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The being called God...bears every mark of a veil woven by philosophical conceit, to hide the ignorance of philosophers even from themselves. They borrow the threads of its texture from the anthropomorphism of the vulgar. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed reading accident. I hit a book mark and flew across the room. - Steven Wright
We aim above the mark to hit the mark. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. - Bertrand Russell
? If you are not awed in the presence of a Holy God, then I say you may be like the crowds we have been observing in the Gospel of Mark and think of Jesus as no more than a winning lottery ticket to solve your immediate problems. Once the ticket is cashed, you take the money and go your own way. - Jonah Books.com
I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living. - Booker T. Washington
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Gospel of Mark ~ Mark 8:36 - Jesus Christ
You are not eternal. Leave an eternal mark. - McNonwuun
The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. - Richard Bach
There is no vice so simple but assumes some mark of virtue on his outward parts. - William Shakespeare
In the end, I decide that the mark we've left on each other is the color and shape of love. That the unfinished business between us. Because love, love is never finished. It circles and circles, the memories out of order and not always complete. - Sara Zarr
If you walk on sunlight, bathe in moonlight, breathe in a golden air and exhale a Midas' touch; mark my words, those who exist in the shadows will try to pull you into the darkness with them. The last thing that they want is for you to see the wonder of your life because they can't see theirs. - C. JoyBell C.
And for the rest of her life, the girl, the woman, she never made a mark on anyone either that proved anything absolutely for certain, that she could ever see, about what she had done at any time, and this does not break her heart."Cloud - Diane Williams
I would rather aim high and miss the mark than low and make it. - Auliq Ice
Mark 9:23 " 'if you can?'" said Jesus. "Everything is possible for him who believes." (NIV) - Mark NIV
Sometimes Life seems to be a big QUESTION MARK. Don't know where it will lead us to.... - Prathima Bhandary
You said you want to leave a mark on my heart. You did; a burning pain that won’t leave me wherever I turn. - Katja Michael
Everything is blood and vines. The mark of another day of revolving the body exact And the sky is ours our hope our blue our silence our throat of burning wildflowers. - Gwen Calvo
Let lessons learnt be like fingers burned. Gentle reminders imploring us to stay away from fire. It is a mark of folly to make the same mistake twice. - karan godara
Leave your mark on the world by leaving behind a child who grows up to love and serve the Lord. - Elizabeth George
Now if a man thus favoured died as he has lived, he will be just the one you are looking for: the only sort of person who deserves to be called happy. But mark this: until he is dead, keep the word "happy" in reserve. Till then, he is not happy, but only lucky... - Herodotus
Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright. - Bible
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. - Washington Irving
I got my wife a mood ring. It works real good! When shes in a good mood it turns blue, but when shes in a bad mood theres a red mark across my forehead - Jeff Foxworthy
Worshiping the Devil is no more insane than worshiping God...It is precisely at the moment when positivism is at its high-water mark that mysticism stirs into life and the follies of occultism begin. - Joris-Karl Huysmans
Mark 12:34When Jesus saw that he had answered wisely, he said to him, 'You are not far from the Kingdom of God. - Anonymous
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence. - Democritus
It’s perhaps more laudable to simply keep heading out into the world, than always tilting to leave one’s mark on it. - Chang-rae Lee
The man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who does not stand up for him when another blames him, the man who angles for bursts of laughter and for the repute of a wit, who can invent what he never saw, who cannot keep a secret - that man is black at heart: mark and avoid him. - Cicero
The mark of an immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
Trademark yourself with the mark of excellence. - Mark F. LaMoure
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
When you leave a port, ask yourself two questions: What mark you have made on that port and what have you learned from that port? - Mehmet Murat ildan
Is it true, O Christ in heaven, that the highest suffer the most?That the strongest wander furthest and most hopelessly are lost?That the mark of rank in nature is capacity for pain?That the anguish of the singer makes the sweetness of the strain? - John Milton
If love be blind, love cannot hit the mark. - William Shakespeare
Hardship is a legitimate test of character, resilience a legitimate sign of strength and patience a legitimate mark of faith. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Express your unconditional love; kindle someone’s heart. It will leave a permanent mark; you will never be apart. - Debasish Mridha
Every child likes to take a pencil to make a mark. Everybody makes beautiful things when they are three, four, or five years old. Most people lose that spontaneity; I think that always happens. Some are able to win a second spontaneity. - Álvaro Siza
Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but that mark of a fake messiah. - Richard Bach
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
Encouragement is a mark of true friendship. - Glenn C. Stewart
Anyone that has character leaves a mark on another. Would you like to leave the world without making a ripple? - Nora Roberts
My concern is to help people find out how they could best live their lives to hit the mark almost every single time. - Sunday Adelaja
O! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant; And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken! - Sir Walter Scott
Some people die and you realize that the only mark they left on earth are the tomb stones under which they lie. The impacts you make on earth should be something worthy to improve lives. - Israelmore Ayivor
I love you Mark..." Courtney, PoR.I love you too Courtney..." Mark, PoR. - D.J. MacHale
Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols. - Thomas Mann
Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever is not kind has no faith.
If we don't value the people who inspire us (and money is one mark of that) then what kind of culture are we building? - Sara Sheridan
Strength does not come in those times when you hit the mark; it comes in those times when you strive to but miss. - Deborah Brodie
In all things it is a good idea to hang a question mark now and then on the things we have taken for granted. - Bertrand Russell
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments: love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove : O, no! it is an ever fixed mark. - William Shakespeare
A tamed woman will never leave her mark in the world. - Robert M. Drake
Isn't it amazing how we always have to put our mark on things? And how, from the natural world, we find evidence over and over again that reminds us, not so much of the birds, but of our own stories and our own kinds of art? - Rosamond Purcell
Before leaving the world, leave a profound positive mark of love upon the world. - Debasish Mridha
Make your mark in the world with divine ink: love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A right fair mark, fair coz, is soonest hit. - William Shakespeare
I've been born into a broken world and my purpose is to make sure when I leave it, know I have left my mark of kindness on it somewhere. - Nikki Rowe
Be nice to the environment. Be nice to animals. Be nice to people. If you do that, you will leave a mark on the world. - Enock Maregesi
Excellence is the best ink with which to make your mark in the world. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In this era where you can be anything you want to be, it is very alluring to miss the most important mark in life - fulfillment and meaning; Remember that, what you can do may not be necessarily what you are called to do - Bernard Kelvin Clive
You have something on your neck. What Looks like a bite mark, what were you doing out all night, anyway? Nothing. I went walking in the park. Tried to clear my head. And ran into a vampire What? No! I fell. On your neck? - Cassandra Clare
The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect. - Robert Louis Stevenson
The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
I never wanted to run a company.To me a business is a good vehicle for getting stuff done. Mark Zuckerberg in The Facebook Effect written by - David Kirkpatrick
Christianity would have lacked a great essence without the Bible. A Christian who seldom devotes a little time to read the Bible is with a great question mark. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Beauty of your love-filled smile created a mark on the stone wall of my heart, I can erase it never. - Debasish Mridha
I hardly know so true a mark of a little mind as the servile imitation of others.
I ascribe to Mark Twain's theory that the last person who should be President is the one who wants it the most. The one who should be picked is the one who should be dragged kicking and screaming into the White House. - Bill Hicks
Commitment mixed with drive and sprinkled with imagination creates sustained results. Stay focused and you will make your mark! - Amy Leigh Mercree
What is it about us lady authors and our fascination for the exclamation mark? - E.A. Bucchianeri
Compassion for others is a mark of wisdom. - Tadahiko Nagao
Choose joyful abundance in your heart and be unbounded, free, and relaxed. Be relentless with your choice and you’ll make your mark. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Make your mark now.Make your mark today.Make your mark forever. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The stars will go out before I forget you, Mark Blackthorn. - Cassandra Clare
Out of the cacophony of random suffering and chaos that can mark human life, the life artist sees or creates a symphony of meaning and order. A life of wholeness does not depend on what we experience. Wholeness depends on how we experience our lives. - Desmond Tutu
The ability to understand a question from all sides meant one was totally unfit for action. Fanatical enthusiasm was the mark of the real man. - Thucydides
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the ordinary. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest delight is to mark one's enemy, prepare everything, avenge oneself thoroughly, and then go to sleep. - Joseph Stalin
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
The problem with saying or feeling 'sorry' is that it often comes after the damage is already done. (..........and a damage is a damage, small or big, it always leave an ugly mark on one's soul) - Asma Naqi
Running is a big question mark that's there each and every day. It asks you, 'Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today? - Peter Maher
With warning hand I mark time's rapid flightFrom life's glad morning to its solemn nightYet through God's love, I also showThere's light above me by the shade below. - Ralph Greenleaf Whittier
Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Mark My Words, My Words In Other Words Are Not Just Words. - Syed Sharukh
We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect. - John Kenneth Galbraith
The way to write is to throw your body at the mark when your arrows are spent. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Speechless and very nearly panting, she fell back against the wall with a thump, knowing that if she lived to be ninety, she would still carry the searing mark of that kiss on her soul."At last," he murmured. "A way to shut you up." Christovao Santos (Chris), Sanctuary - Sharon K. Garner
Aim at a high mark and you'll hit it. No, not the first time, nor the second time. Maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. - Annie Oakley
We might not be able to change the entire world but we can surely leave a mark by positively touching people's lives one at a time. - Lyra Parish
When you are busy with living your life, age can never find you to make her mark. - Debasish Mridha
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