Quotation Explorer - 'Otherwise'

I cannot choose but adhere to the word of God, which has possession of my conscience; nor can I possibly, nor will I even make any recantation, since it is neither safe nor honest to act contrary to conscience! Here I stand; I cannot do otherwise, so help me God! Amen. - Martin Luther
The closed mind is a disease. You need to have an open mind; otherwise life will just pass you by. - Danny Wallace
It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content…it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble, and from babble to confusion. - René Daumal
A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness. - Seneca
Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine; nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman. - George Gissing
Along with individual responsibility goes some societal responsibility to enable young people and their parents to do what they need to do. Otherwise, what is a society? - Robert B. Reich
Science knows it doesn't know everything; otherwise, it'd stop. But just because science doesn't know everything doesn't mean you can fill in the gaps with whatever fairy tale most appeals to you. - Dara Ó Briain
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government. - Benjamin Franklin
The universe is soo huge, it would be a pity if we were alone - Maybe Carl Sagan otherwise me myself
In order to have great happiness, you have to have great pain and unhappiness-otherwise how would you know when you're happy? - Leslie Caron
The culture without children is forever immature, self-obsessed and rightous. They cannot help the high opinion they have of themselves; there's no kids around to show them otherwise. - James Wilson
Though it may feel otherwise, enjoying life is no more dangerous than apprehending it with continuous anxiety and gloom. - Alain de Botton
YOU. ARE. PERFECT. You are. Im talking to YOU. and dont you dare think otherwise...embrace the entity of yourself...you are a puzzle piece and you are meant to be puzzling. - Kaiden Blake
In AR, a falling tree makes no sound unless there is a witness to behold the event. Otherwise, it is only a changing pattern in a complex data-stream. - Mark Cantrell
If you want to win a game of life, there is only one way you must be unpredictable. Otherwise life will never forgive such a deadly sin. - Elmar Hussein
Guilt is helpful only when it keeps us acting in line with our beliefs and morals. Otherwise, it creates needless suffering.
After all, one travels in order for things to happen and change; otherwise you might as well stay at home. - Nicolas Bouvier
If you commit then struggle to fulfill it at any cost otherwise regret it. - Samreen Quyyum
I'm lucky I'm a comedian, 'cause otherwise my life would just be a series of undocumented low points. - Kyle Kinane
Finish the work, otherwise an unfinished work will finish you. - Amit Kalantri
My friends, it is wise to nourish the soul, otherwise you will breed dragons and devils in your heart. - C.G. Jung
Naming can satisfy a need, it can shorten a conversation that otherwise might go on for hours. - Nihad Sirees
Artist must have an all-or-nothing attitide. Otherwise they will bite his head off and there will be no artist. - Kata Mlek
Dance means different things to different people. It is a blend of Nritta, Nritya and Natya. It is a poetic expression which tells stories to people, a subtle interfusion of drama in an otherwise classical pattern. - Shallu Jindal
As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life. - Gautama Buddha
Hip Hop Generation captures the collective hopes and nightmares, ambitions and failures of those who would otherwise be described as post-this or post-that. - Jeff Chain in "Can't Stop Won't Stop A History of the Hip-Hop Generation "
Let wisdom take a sit before you, otherwise, remain standing. - Gaberiel, Oris Smith
I'm trying like hell to leave a footprint, carbon or otherwise. - M.A. Bookout
A writer's partner should be a good reader...otherwise she/he will get bored what's happening around. - Vikash Shrivastava
He enables [his children] to walk before him; he holds their hand in difficulties; he himself carries them along in hardships that he sees as being otherwise unbearable to them. - Francis de Sales
Those who claim to be hurt by words must be led to expect nothing as compensation. Otherwise, once they learn they can get something by claiming to be hurt, they will go into the business of being offended. - Jonathan Rauch
Sex should be friendly. Otherwise stick to mechanical toys; it's more sanitary. - Robert A. Heinlein
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The usefulness or otherwise of wealth, status and power to a possessor depends only on a single factor: the nature and strength of his reason. - Thiruman Archunan
[Who are the artists you admire, Surrealist or otherwise?]Remedios Varo, Max Ernst, Charlotte Salomon, Goya, Aubrey Beardsley. Beardsley is not so much about the impossible as he is about freaks and deformities, but those are interesting to me too. - Audrey Niffenegger
Smartass Disciple: Master, I want to eradicate all corruptions in this world.Master of Stupidity: Let it be a bit! Otherwise you'll make us jobless for good. - Toba Beta
What power has love but forgiveness?In other wordsby its interventionwhat has been donecan be undone.What good is it otherwise? - William Carlos Williams
Books had taught me new ideas and had shown me ways of life that I would not have known about otherwise, and they offered a refuge when, like now, real life seemed too hard. - Peg Kehert
Ah men,why do you want all this attention?I can write poems for myself, make love to a doorknob if absolutelynecessary. What do you have to offer meI can't find otherwiseexcept humiliation? Which I no longerneed. - Margaret Atwood
Every life is a story. Every story has mistakes. If you focus too much on the mistakes, you will miss the story. In doing that, you are making a dreadful mistake yourself. Sometimes, it is the mistakes that enrich and give the story so much more meaning than it would have had otherwise. - Beverly S. Harless
Examine each question in terms of what is ethically and aesthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. - Aldo Leopold
Probably the worst time in a person's life is when they have to kill a family member because they are the devil. But otherwise it's been a pretty good day. - Emo Phillips
He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise. - Henry David Thoreau
Your belief is mostly your prison! To discover the world outside your prison, you must first realize the walls surrounding you! Otherwise you shall continue being stuck in the prison of childish tales and fallacious illusions! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In the enjoyment of a great myth we come nearest to experiencing as a concrete what can otherwise be understood only as an abstraction. - C.S. Lewis
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
If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly in hand before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer. - Anne Frank
Although it would lead me to believe otherwise, fear has little interest in intimidating me. Rather, it much prefers to enslave me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
By holding hands a couple can always say a lot of things they couldn’t have otherwise said in a public place. Among a million people, they can touch and tickle each other at their most intimate places: their hearts. - Love, Life, and Logic
All dimensions are critical dimensions, otherwise why are they there?
Humor, you can't exist without it. You have to be able to laugh at yourself. Otherwise you suffer.
When your friend becomes a king, treat him first as a king, then let him choose you as a friend. Acting otherwise is suicidal. Familiarity is evil. - Tylor Ilori
He who wants to go to moksha (Final Liberation), he will have to realize his own self. Otherwise no matter how much of anything else he does, he will not attain moksha (liberation). - Dada Bhagwan
After all, that was a main purpose of science: to make things of all kinds happen sooner than they otherwise would. - Robert Aickman
Good intentions and earnest effort are not enough. Only Jesus can make an otherwise futile life productive. - Charles R. Swindoll
Damnation is eternal. That’s the whole point. Otherwise, what good would it do you? - Forrest Carr
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
A sensitive person must find a sensitive life partner otherwise a raw life partner would become a puzzle for his/her entire life - Muhammad Anwar Jalil
I hope to have one more boxing match at the age of 55. Given that demographic at the age of 55 to 65, you've got to make a statement with your life. Otherwise, you are just existing. - George Foreman
It’s often mistaken for good advice, but wisdom cannot be imparted to someone. Wisdom can only be earned; it’s a by-product of experience, not necessarily knowledge, otherwise I would be stalking Oprah right now, begging for a transfusion. - Renee Carlino
The test of a first-fate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
I could never kill myself. I approve of suicide if you have horrible health. Otherwise it's the ultimate hissy fit. - John Waters
The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don’t belong. It gives me both a point of connection and a point of separation. - Susan Meiselas
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you. - George Bernard Shaw
Refuse to be called master, otherwise people will start thinking that whatever you say is right! Refuse to be called master! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The first rule of business, is never sell something you love. Otherwise, you may as well be selling your children. - Hugh Macleod
Happiness does not come from making money. It comes from spending it. Most people are doing otherwise. - RVM
If you wish to make good art, then you must believe you already do. Otherwise, you will never be good enough. - Luhraw
I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him. - C.S. Lewis
you need power only to do something harmful.otherwise love is enough,compassion is enough. - Osho
In politics, a conflict only exists in public; otherwise it is merely a potential for conflict, which we can never be certain exists or will materialize. - Kanan Makiya
See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that. - Douglas Adams
Things just happen, one after another. They don't care who knows. But history... ah, history is different. History has to be observed. Otherwise it's not history. It's just... well, things happening one after another. - Terry Pratchett
If writing is your passion, write and don’t let anyone else convince you otherwise. You don’t need to quit your day job to do it. Create a realistic schedule and stick with it. - Bindu Adai
It's necessary to use suffering. Otherwise, one is used by it. - Natalie Clifford Barney
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
Bring up the past only if it will help to build the future, otherwise its best to be left to sleep - Tahir M Khan
World War I was the most colossal, murderous, mismanaged butchery that has ever taken place on earth. Any writer who said otherwise lied, So the writers either wrote propaganda, shut up, or fought. - Ernest Hemingway
Never Waste Your Time, Otherwise one day Time Will Waste or Spoil You. - Reaz Uddin
Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty? - Paul Gauguin
I think there is a puritanical wind that is blowing. I have never seen such a lack of separation between church and state in America, I don’t believe in God, but if I did I would say that sex is a Godgiven right. Otherwise it’s the end of our species. - Kevin Bacon
When you are offered a miracle take it. Otherwise, show God your tail so he can move on and give it to someone who doesn't want to be in hell any more. - Shannon L. Alder
The poem has a social effect of some kind whether or not the poet wills it to have. It has a kenetic force, it sets in motion...elements in the reader that would otherwise remain stagnant. - Denise Levertov
No matter how successful you are, you have to keep improving yourself. Otherwise, you will get stuck in what was once considered modern. Today, you can't solve iPad problems with typewriter knowledge and in the years to come, we shall look at the iPad and say how come we were so excited about that. - Damilola Oluwatoyinbo
Belief is indeed psychologically important for the human mind of general population, but that belief should be nicely compatible with scientific reasoning, otherwise that belief turns into prejudice, which is never beneficial to the human life. - Abhijit Naskar
If I were given a choice, I would stand by Eve and eat that forbidden apple once again. Why? I know there is beauty and meaning and significance in the complexity of our lives on earth. Otherwise, we are just animals. I prefer us to be human. - J.D. Radke
Paths that lead to the crossroads of life; otherwise known as "transition."Transition is the tension present between struggle and grace. - Deborah Brodie
Emotion triggers action, good or otherwise - Pieter BF Swart
Become major, Paul. Live like a hero. That's what the classics teach us. Be a main character. Otherwise what is life for? - J.M. Coetzee
To keep the body in good health is a duty otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. - Buddha
Live your life as a novel with a daring, awesome main character; otherwise you’re just there for comic relief. - Alexandra Bunker
There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise? Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.' - William Ralph Inge
You are mine, and I am thine, and no power on earth shall make it otherwise. - Jacob Grimm
I think the very word stalking implies that you're not supposed to like it. Otherwise, it would be called 'fluffy harmless observation time'. - Molly Harper
We don't want to eliminate the ego completely. Otherwise we'd be wandering around the house each morning, drinking coffee for hours, saying, 'Who the hell am I?' We need the ego to sustain a sense of identity. - Stuart Wilde
E@t ur food a$ ur medicine$,otherwise u hav 2 e@t medicine$ a$ ur food". - santosh inani
Sometimes, It's awesome to be childish with your partner .Otherwise you are missing out. - Dinakar Reddy
Words of wisdom are easier said when shown, otherwise, they are incomprehensible. - Michael Brett Turner
When life gives you lemons ask it for sugar and water too. Otherwise your final product would be some acidic lemon juice! - priyavrat gupta
traditions with class and worth, never go out of style....whether you live here or or over thereremember and always instill to that next generationotherwise it is only to be a memory that can only fade and be forgotten - levi paul taylor
For something to be great, there has to be some kind of trial or some type of struggle that actually makes it special or valuable to you. Otherwise, anything could be easily taken for granted. - Hayley Williams
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Everybody should read something. Otherwise we all fall down into the pit of ignorance. Many are down there. Some people fall in it forever. Their lives mean nothing. They should not exist. (From the short story, "Charity".) - Charles Baxter
Never say ‘no’ to adventures. Always say ‘yes,’ otherwise you’ll lead a very dull life. - Ian Fleming
It's love that makes the world go round - otherwise it would be flat. - Jay Woodman
Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite. - C. S. Lewis
Greatness, whether athletic or otherwise, doesn’t come from those content on just being but from those who seek being the difference. - Kirk Mango
Wise men are wise yet their actions always seem otherwise to others who always think of the otherwise - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Why? How had this otherwise sensible woman who had only met Beamabeth as a screaming purple blob fallen under her spell? Or had Beamabeth slipped immaculate into the world, petal-cheeked and smiling amidst gleaming golden curls? - Frances Hardinge
War is a way of shattering to pieces, or pouring into the stratosphere, or sinking in the depths of the sea, materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable, and hence, in the long run, too intelligent. - George Orwell
Yeah, episodic doesn't work. Your coolest character needs something big and meaningful to do. Otherwise, well, it's just narrative shit. - Don Roff
Strip yourself naked, of your fancied ideas about What Is. Then, seek "It". That Which Is. Otherwise, all you're going to find is dick. - Fakeer Ishavardas
You can't expect so much from love, otherwise you'll feel utterly disappointed when things don't go your way. - Auliq Ice
In order for grace to truly be grace, it has to extend to absolutely everyone, no matter what, no questions, no exceptions. Otherwise we think that somehow, by living a moral life...we've deserved it - Jay Bakker
When you play with a gentleman, you play like a gentleman. But when you play with bastards, make sure you play like a bigger bastard. Otherwise, you will lose. - Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Happiness does not come from making money. It comes from spending it. Most people are doing otherwise. - - RVM
I am an optimist. Anyone interested in the future has to be otherwise he would simply shoot himself. - Arthur C. Clarke
Make everything an adventure. Otherwise, it will suck. - Nita Morgan
I decided with this new awareness to dedicate my day to moving at my own natural, calm pace, and not pressuring myself to get going, get moving, or hurry up at all, something quite different from what I otherwise did. - Sonia Choquette
Don't judge people by their profession, otherwise you'll end up with more enemies than friends. - Abhijit Naskar
Be what you would seem to be -- or, if you'd like it put more simply -- Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
O man ! Do and Do something otherwise thou will have the only deposit of Zilch with thee. - Ghumakkad Agantuk Ram
Failure is when you accept it, otherwise it's just another obstacle. - Krishna Saagar
I really believe, or want to believe, really I am nuts, otherwise I'll never be sane. - Allen Ginsberg
It is well that war is so terrible - otherwise we would grow too fond of it. - Robert E. Lee
Enzymes are things invented by biologists that explain things which otherwise require harder thinking.
This is part of the essence of motherhood, watching your kid grow into her own person and not being able to do anything about it. Otherwise children would be nothing more than pets. - Heather Armstrong
Since when did books ever solve anything? They only raise more questions than they answer, otherwise they’re just fucking entertainment, and I am not here to fucking entertain you. - Zia Haider Rahman
it is nice that nobody writes as they talk and that the printed language is different from the spoken otherwise you could not lose yourself in books and of course you do you completely do. - Gertrude Stein
If you are an artist, may no love of wealth or fame or admiration and no fear of blame or misunderstanding make you ever paint, with pen or brush, an ideal of external life otherwise than as you see it. - Olive Schreiner
OTHERWISE, adv. No better. - Ambrose Bierce
I’d love to have the kind of friend who would visit me before visiting a man. Otherwise I know where I’m ranked, which is below him. - Donna Lynn Hope
Self distrust is good, but only if it leads to trust in God. Otherwise it ends as spiritual paralysis, inability and unwillingness to undertake any course of action. - Alan Cole
You have to do the things you are most afraid of, otherwise you are just half a human being. - Emily Riedel
Jokes are hilarious only when you take them unreal and dreamlike, otherwise it becomes painful. So I always live otherworldly... - Saket Assertive
A person is worth to be called the functional head who does not mind giving credit to the right brain for an organisational growth; otherwise there are innumerable top-hierarchical people roaming all around by keeping an empty or junk box above on their shoulders. - Anuj Somany
Violence is violence and can in no way be misconstrued as discipline under any circumstance cultural or otherwise. - Aysha Taryam
Writing is probably the only form of art, through which you can express, which you would otherwise wouldn't dare to say in person.... - Ramana Pemmaraju
He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well. - John Milton
The pressures on gay teens can be overwhelming--to keep secrets, tell lies, deny who you are, and try to be who you're not. Remember: you are special and worth being cared about, loved, and accepted just as you are. Never, ever let anyone convince you otherwise. - Alex Sanchez
The fate of warnings in political affairs is to be futile when the recipient wishes otherwise. - Barbara W. Tuchman
With Zia's controversial demise in 1988, Jinnah was finally spared the false beard Zia kept pinning on the founder's otherwise clean-shaven face. - Nadeem Farooq Paracha
You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they're simply unbearable. - Marguerite Duras
I am too tired, I must try to rest and sleep, otherwise I am lost in every respect. What an effort to keep alive! Erecting a monument does not require an expenditure of so much strength. - Franz Kafka
Do not be so attached to life otherwise you will end up struggling for life. Choice is yours. - Nadair Desmar
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
You're going to come to a lot of intersections in your life, Natalie, roads and otherwise, and you can't always just turn around. You have to summon the courage to go forward. - Priscilla Cummings
Be true to the writer within you; tell the story you're dying to tell in exactly the way you wish to tell it, and don't trust anyone who tries to sway you otherwise. - Richelle E. Goodrich
The Adversary, of course, simply wants them to lay down their sins, guilt and all, and follow Him. But this type holds on to their sinfulness and their guilt for it, because otherwise, they’d have no relationship with Him at all. And, of course, no relationship can be based on guilt and survive. - Geoffrey Wood
Any regime or any government which motivates its own people to be different than one another is a good regime, is a good government! Encourage people to think differently, to act differently, and to believe in different things, otherwise you create just a herd of animals! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I had to philosophize. Otherwise, I could not live in this world. - Edmund Husserl
The future of mankind is going to be decided within the next two generations, and there are two absolute requisites: We must aim at a stable-state society [with limited population growth] and the destruction of nuclear stockpiles. Otherwise I don't see how we can survive much later than 2050. - Jacques Monod
The IMPOSSIBLE is ONLY relevant to those who NEVER attempt it…otherwise it is ABSTACT and MEANINGLESS - John Paul Warren
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
A person feels the pain in judicious proportion to the sensitive nature cherished in own world; otherwise there is enough fun, happiness, enjoyment and pleasure in life. - Anuj Somany
I am not merry; but I do beguileThe thing I am, by seeming otherwise. - William Shakespeare
I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously. - Douglas Adams
Live with the current day, otherwise someday you'll wake up and realise that all remarkable and gorgeous moments have passed towards your eyes, while you're waiting for the best shot to reveal yourself - Alexander Zalan
Once you believe that you can do something, there is not a single person in the universe who can convince you otherwise. - Germany Kent
Authors always carry a means for scribbling and an excuse for pausing, often inopportunely, to record those fleeting sparks of creative fancy that might otherwise vanish like a wisp in the wind if ignored. Writing is a jealous and needy lover. - Richelle E. Goodrich
It’s about the possibility, or otherwise, of meaning in the world. And the possibility, or otherwise, of writing. And the possibility, or otherwise, of the resolution of everything into some coherent, cogent vision. - Tom McCarthy
The greatest legacy a father can leave for his children before he departs is PEACE, otherwise his properties will go in PIECES sooner that he dies. - Israelmore Ayivor
It’s perfectly understandable, in my opinion, to find good things in the teachings of Jesus Christ or any other figure, mythical or otherwise. But to base your life on the teachings of Jesus as they are portrayed in the Bible and claim that you are not religious is disingenuous. - David G. McAfee
Librarians are your very best friend. And don't ever think otherwise. - Rett MacPherson
No fiction is worth reading except for entertainment. If it entertains and is clean, it is good literature, or its kind. If it forms the habit of reading, in people who might not read otherwise, it is the best literature. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake. - A.A. Milne
She was simply Asha, a woman on her own. Had the situation been otherwise, she might not have come to know her own brain. - Katherine Boo
Man is indeed the Absolute Supreme Soul (Parmatma); it is possible for infinite divinity to arise within. The moment he has a desire, he becomes a human! Otherwise, he can acquire whatever he wants, but he is unable to do so because of impediments (antray). - Dada Bhagwan
If you truly believe something you will attempt to live it. Otherwise you don’t really believe it. - Toni Sorenson
Although I’ve been thoroughly conditioned by pain to see it otherwise, an ending is nothing more than the backside of a beginning. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We should set our goals; then learn to control our appetites. Otherwise, we will lose ourselves in the confusion of the world. - Hark Herald Sarmiento
If I bad mouth the Truth, and nothing but the Absolute Truth, then, kick my butt. Otherwise, ye of bad faith, keep your stupid trap shut. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
Dreams take us to levels we would otherwise be afraid to strive for.
Freedom for the Church comes from the necessity of the Word of God. Otherwise, it becomes arbitrariness and ends in a great many new ties. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Am sorry to note that abuse and condemnation of a common acquaintance often constitutes very strong bond of union between otherwise uncongenial spirits. - E.M. Delafield
Perhaps we now need to engineer scarcity in our communications, in our interactions, and in the things we consume. Otherwise our lives become like a Morse code transmission that's lacking breaks - a swarm of noise blanketing the valuable data beneath. - Michael Harris
Luckily, my job demands constant reading, otherwise I'd have to figure out some other excuse. - Maureen Corrigan
Its your own life so why should any one else controlling it, you should get this soon otherwise you'll spend your rest of your life regretting. - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
When one does a thing, it appears good, otherwise one would not write it. Only later comes reflection, and one discards or accepts the thing. Time is the best censor, and patience a most excellent teacher. - Frédéric Chopin
If you feel you have to open a particular door, open it, otherwise all your life that door will haunt your mind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Clever nations are the ones who keep changing their governments! Because power must change hands otherwise it will get spoiled and rot! - Mehmet Murat ildan
At every period of history, people have believed things that were just ridiculous, and believed them so strongly that you risked ostracism or even violence by saying otherwise. If our own time were any different, that would be remarkable. As far as I can tell it isn't. - Paul Graham
Writing is like a lump of coal. Put it under enough pressure and polish it enough and you might just end up with a diamond. Otherwise, you can burn it to keep warm. - A.J. Dalton
I cannot conceive otherwise than that He, the Infinite Father, expects or requires no worship or praise from us, but that He is even infinitely above it. - Benjamin Franklin
Luxury life is good if everyman living on earth can benefit from it! Otherwise, it is injustice! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say infinitely when you mean very; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite. - C.S. Lewis
Only if I heal, can you heal. Only if you heal, can I heal. Otherwise, we would continue to scar each other. - Srividya Srinivasan
Faith is to believe in something when common sense tells you not to and situation surrounding you says otherwise. - Sesan Kareem
They still had sexual relations with another, slept in the same bed, shared kisses and intimacy and matrimonial fluid, however both were not married to each other in that sense, although there was a piece of paper that said otherwise. - Keira D. Skye
Oil prices have fallen lately. We include this news for the benefit of gas stations, which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months. - Bill Tammeus
Merely corroborative detail, intended to give artistic verisimilitude to an otherwise bald and unconvincing narrative. - W. S. Gilbert
Good thing I'm aging, otherwise I'd be dead. - Ana Monnar
Enlightenment must come little by little - otherwise it would overwhelm. - Idries Shah
Change is the only universal law in nature. People resist the universal law of nature. As if they can resist it. And they suffer. People suffer because of their own resistance and rigidness. Otherwise, life if so simple and straight-forward. - His Holiness Divas
The idea of looking for friendship is to keep them for life. Otherwise you are just finding people to use - Marlan Rico Lee
Don't be so impatient in finding love; take your time & allow the Lord to write that special love story for you. Otherwise you'll be busy reading the back of the book. - Surgeo Bell
For men, women are their ‘counter weights’ and when that is not enough, their daughters are their ‘counter weights.’ One can’t do without a counter weight. Otherwise, he will fall over. - Dada Bhagwan
Egalitarianism trumps elitism. Only a selfish fool will tell you otherwise - Jonny Oates
And once he had seen this, he could never again see it otherwise, just as we cannot reconstruct an illusion once it has been explained. - Leo Tolstoy
... the pursuit of holiness must bre anchored in grace; otherwise it is doomed to failure. - Jerry Bridges
A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. - Paul Dudley White
There's a light, a light of hope, to break, destroy, recreat, unite and reform grounds of a future, our sustenance. And until that light shines so bright, we the people, our generation will forever March on to failure, otherwise eternal victory is assured!!!!!!!! - Samuel Gyekye Mensah
Gen-Ys are delusional; Most people are not special—otherwise special wouldn’t mean anything. Even right now, most of Gen-Ys reading this are thinking, Good point. But I actually am one of the few special ones—and this is the problem. - Tim Urban
Don't always think about being a subordinate, otherwise you would lose your self esteem and not succeed in society. - Saaif Alam
Petronius says that ‘Mundus vult decipi - The world wants to be deceived.’ That is very true, otherwise there wouldn’t exist any religion! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection, otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books. - Michel de Montaigne
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
wisdom is great, but sometimes, those who think they are wiser than others can become the otherwise - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Hell must be isothermal; for otherwise the resident engineers and physical chemists (of which there must be some) could set up a heat engine to run a refrigerator to cool off a portion of their surroundings to any desired temperature.
While the bible is GOD because the word of GOD is GOD, please understand that GOD cannot be contained in the bible. To believe otherwise is to make an infinite GOD finite. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Truth is that we all need facts we cannot continue to eat only the food that is given to us. Sometimes we have to feed ourselves otherwise we set our self up for dependency on the wrong nutrition without realizing that we were being poisoned the whole time. - R. Lewis
Do not believe that he who seeks to comfort you lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life has much difficulty... Were it otherwise he would never have been able to find those words. - Rainer Maria Rilke
A human being must have an auxiliary means of discovering the truth, a means that exists outside of his own belief or outside any alleged revelation. Otherwise…well, who’s to say he isn’t insane? - Michael Vito Tosto
Don't resist the urge to burn down the stronghold, kill off the main love interest or otherwise foul up the lives of your characters. - Patricia Hamill
Love the world. Otherwise, you will be forced to carry the heaviest load: your own bitter self. - Sri Chinmoy
A nation’s people must love each other, otherwise there will remain no nation! The world’s nations must love each other otherwise there will remain no world! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal. - Lenore Hershey
Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice.
It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen.
Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
You should always be trying to write a poem you are unable to write, a poem you lack the technique, the language, the courage to achieve. Otherwise you're merely imitating yourself, going nowhere, because that's always easiest. - John Berryman
Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life. - Gautama Buddha
The ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.
You've got to keep looking for them, even after you find them. Otherwise, you'll lose them. - pleasefindthis
Like democracy, civilization has to be willed and practice. Otherwise, society is a war of all against all, powered by individual cunning in the pursuit of wealth and power.
I think if a story has a message it should be incidental and accidental, otherwise it leans too close to indoctrination. - Karen Lord
Stop thinking. I've stopped some 15 years ago. Otherwise, if you will be thinking you won't want to live. Everyone who thinks is unhappy. - Sergei Dovlatov
You can only write what you know if you've lived, otherwise, you'll just be writing words. - Joseph Hunt
The enemy has demanded a surrender at discretion otherwise the garrison are to be put to the sword if the fort is taken. I have answered the demand with a cannon shot, and our flag still waves proudly from the walls. I shall never surrender nor retreat. - William Travis, at the Alamo
Ultimately, culture, secular and otherwise, is a collection of survival strategies. The things that look like decoration—poetry, novels, music, dancing—if you strip away all the layers, are mechanisms for coping, surviving, understanding. - Ben Fountain
I am returning this otherwise good typing paper to you because someone has printed gibberish all over it and put your name at the top. - An English Professor
Charge less, but charge. Otherwise, you will not be taken seriously, and you do your fellow artists no favours if you undercut the market. - Elizabeth Aston
Every man is a chauvinist, however much he wishes to be otherwise. - Robyn Donald
Philosophy does not promise to secure anything external for man, otherwise it would be admitting something that lies beyond its proper subject-matter. For as the material of the carpenter is wood, and that of statuary bronze, so the subject-matter of the art of living is each person's own life. - Epictetus
People like me write because otherwise we are pretty inarticulate. Our articulation is our writing. - William Trevor
States should have the right to enact... laws...particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live. - George W. Bush
when i started i had to start no excuses and even without knowing what i am gonna to do just had to do "something" . this fire is needed to do any work otherwise people exist nd die . - jagvir ji
The only obligation any artist can have is to himself. His works means nothing, otherwise. It has no meaning. - Truman Capote
Inspect what you expect from others otherwise you only end up disappointing yourself. - Michael A. Contés II
in order to do evil, must first believe that what they are doing is good, otherwise they can't do it. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
We wear the mask that grins and lies.It shades our cheeks and hides our eyes.This debt we pay to human guileWith torn and bleeding hearts…We smile and mouth the myriad subtleties.Why should the world think otherwiseIn counting all our tears and sighs.Nay let them only see us whileWe wear the mask. - Maya Angelou
The unwholesome may be otherwise, but the Whole is ever holy. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Rational arguments don't usually work on religious people. Otherwise, there wouldn't be religious people. - Doris Egan
Why not fall in love with an artist? Otherwise there are no letters, pictures, paintings and songs for you when you wake up. - Darnell Lamont Walker
It’s just proper for old people to die. Otherwise, they’d go insane in a world too different from the one they knew. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
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