Quotation Explorer - 'Names'

I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who. - Rudyard Kipling
If you can't answer a man's argument, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names. - Elbert Hubbard
The Wild Wood is pretty well populated by now; with all the usual lot, good, bad, and indifferent - I name no names. It takes all sorts to make a world - Kenneth Grahame
I became a firefighter because I wanted to save people. But I should have been more specific. I should have named names. - Jodi Picoult
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him. - Mel Brooks
You say you care about the poor? Tell me their names. - Craig Greenfield
Like the wind crying endlessly through the universe, Time carries away the names and the deeds of conquerors and commoners alike. And all that we are, all that remains, is in the memories of those who cared we came this way for a brief moment. - Harlan Ellison
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
All the faces on the photographs have changed,To not confuse it all, the names remain the same - Antimatter
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them. They show us the state of our decay. - Brian W. Aldiss
Our names were made for us in another century. - Richard Brautigan
Only times and places, only names and ghosts. - Aldous Huxley
One Life With Many Names, Childhood, Boyhood, Manhood And Old, Then? Then! All Unknown, Uncertain Destination.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
The names of entities that have the power to constrain us change with time. Convention and authority are replaced by infirmity. But my attitude toward them has not changed. Has not changed. - Cormac McCarthy
Walking down the path of dreams, inner-self and listening to your heart are all different names given to your hidden scripts. - Santosh Kalwar
Names are powerful and so is destiny, but a person's will is more powerful than both put together. - Liesl Shurtliff
When will we learn we are Human first, and that all other names are merely changes of clothing? - Katharine Eliska Kimbriel
When I look at the Church today, not just in Africa but worldwide, it seems to me that we have come to love darkness even if we are called Church or some other religious names. - Sunday Adelaja
Babynamescube.com is a world famous baby naming and pareting website. Find beautiful and trendy names with meaning and origin. Also get parenting advice. - Linda
He entered the city asked a blind man if he had ever heard the name Enkidu, and the old man shrugged and shook his head, then turned away, as if to say, ‘It is impossible to keep the names of friends whom we have lost - Herbert Mason
And I have seen people on Facebook with their real names and own pictures but fake personalities - Jasmine Kiyani
Women deserve better than organizations bearing the names of racist rapists funding million dollar campaigns on subway trains. These wealthy middle aged white men tell us what to do with our bodies while they wage wars and kill other people's babies. - Sonya Renee Taylor
He causes huge bodies like sun to proclaim His Majesty through His Names the All-Gracious, Great, reciting: ' O Glorious One, O Great One, O Mighty One', while tiny animate creatures like flies and fish proclaim His Mercy, reciting: 'O Gracious One, O Compassionate One, O Generous One - Said Nursî
Love has many names including compassion, caring, concern,friendship, kindness,goodwill, altruism and benevolence. - Independent Zen
Divine Love is the key to all of existence. Without it, nothing can survive. Every one of us is only seeking one thing. Though it is called by many names (God, Alpha and Omega, Allah, etc..) it's ultimate name is Divine Love. - C.Michelle Gonzalez
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. - Bill Vaughan
Names are for those who do not know themselves." Makwi - from The Bow of Destiny - P. H. Solomon
No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only right is what is after my constitution; the only wrong is what is against it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Names have power... And he kept the one I gave him. My dear, sweet Jackaby. - Eleanor - William Ritter
First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down. - George Burns
Perhaps I write for no one. Perhaps for the same person children are writing for when they scrawl their names in the snow. - Margaret Atwood
Names are the way we humans build relationship, not only with each other but with the living world. - Robin Wall Kimmerer
We have calcium in our bones, iron in our veins, carbon in our souls, and nitrogen in our brains. 93 percent stardust, with souls made of flames, we are all just stars that have people names. - Nikita Gill
I feel like these characters, these places, these beings and plots, and even these inanimate objects are counting on me for survival. It’s my responsibility to reveal them to the world, to show my readers the names of these things, to show them their histories and stories. - Nicholas Trandahl
If you have any doubts that we live in a society controlled by men, try reading down the index of contributors to a volume of quotations, looking for women's names. - Elaine Gill
But what's in a name? We have named all of the stars and all the planets, even though they might already have names of their own. What a nerve! - Stanislaw Law
How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers' names. - Alice Walker
The curly red lines across the African deserts had the fascination of a magnet, and I hoped fervently that the pioneers who were writing their names over the blank spaces, would leave just one small desert for me. - Rosita Forbes
A virtuos woman is not moved by big names and flamboyance, but only men of profound wisdom and integrity move her. - Michael Bassey Johnson
How had they met? By chance, like everybody else. What were there names? What's it to you? Where were they coming from? From the nearest place. Where were they going? Does anyone really know where they're going? - Denis Diderot
Having supplied them with names, omnipotence, justice, knowledge, Providence, - what are they?
We do what we must, and call it by the best names. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I don't assign myself to the names of any religious or non religious groups I prefer my actions and beliefs to be manic or marvelous just like me - Stanley Victor Paskavich
An old racetrack joke reminds you that your program contains all the winners' names. I stare at my typewriter keys with the same thought. - Mignon McLaughlin
Nobody is responsible for your sorrows and poverty, not even the devil. It is the work of the enemies of time that lives in some men, and their names are, 'Laziness and Procrastination'. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The poet…is the man of metaphor: while the philosopher is interested only in the truth of meaning, beyond even signs and names, and the sophist manipulates empty signs…the poet plays on the multiplicity of signifieds. - Jacques Derrida
However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are the richest. - Henry David Thoreau
Ideas are universal, the names and titles we give them are not. - Paul Pavlo Shiller
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
You can't know people, only their names. - Marty Rubin
Politeness, delicacy [and] decency ... are but three different names for hypocrisy, chicanery, and cowardice. - John Adams
I kept thinking how they were all names of dead people, and how names are basically the only thing dead people keep. - Jonathan Safran Foer
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. - John F. Kennedy
some of the first words a child learns are brand names, because they don’t have to sound them out. It becomes part of your environmental vocabulary [Whitney Curry Wimbish & , "The Binary Companion," LA Review of Books, January 22, 2015]. - Sarah Gerard
Conventional names define a person's past: ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, religion. I am not who I was ten years ago and certainly not who I will be in twenty years - FM-2030
It was almost May. I knew that New York was getting warm now, that London was wet, that Rome was hot -- and I was on Vieques, where it was always hot and where New York and London and Rome were just names on a map. - Hunter S. Thompson
I sat with the broken; I whispered their names, I let them feel for the first time; serendipity, would change the vision they see for a day - Nikki Rowe
Someone has tricked people into thinking their names must be kissed by bright lights and painted into Hollywood sidewalks to be someone special. And for most, there is no cost too great...But I would just like to know who did it. - Andrea L'Artiste
Let us pray now for the future dead. Though we do not yet know their names, we know that there shall be far too many of them. - Seth Grahame-Smith
Walking on the path I met my Master, known by a million names in different cultures and places yet people have forgotten the way to HIM. - Maitreya Rudrabhayananda
Scatter the names of all those who have ever lived over the surface of the knowable cosmos, and it would remain, for all purposes, as unnamed as it was before the small, anomalous flicker of human life appeared on this small, wildly atypical planet. - Marilynne Robinson
They certainly give very strange names to diseases. - Plato
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams. They have different names but all contain water. Religions have different names, but all contain truth. - Muhammad Ali
Our creator is one. However you name him. Whatever you call him. He is the only one having 99 names... - Munia Khan
Babynology.com explores baby names of all origins; you can get plenty of baby names along with meaning and origin. You can even search the meanings of your baby names. - Baby nology
To see through the illusion of duality, remember that fear and darkness have no substance in themselves, for they do not indicate the presence of a second universal force, but are only names given to the one Light unperceived. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
I'd rather have names to hurt me, than my bones broken with sticks and stones. - Anthony Liccione
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