Quotation Explorer - 'Perform'

Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them. - Alfred North Whitehead
...a school's worth should be measured not by how its students perform on standardized tests but by how well they function as adult graduates of the school... - Terry Roberts
What would it profit us to possess and perform everything else and be like pure saints, if we meanwhile neglected our chief purpose in life, namely, the care of the young? - Martin Luther
When we perform at our highest level of potential, we are content. Because we have given I best in what we enjoy doing. - Ellen J. Barrier
, But the streets need cleaning, brother," Gromph said. "That is why the gods gave us magic, brother," Jarlaxle replied in the same smug tone. "To perform the mundane tasks of life. - R.A. Salvatore
Never promise more than you can perform. - Publilius Syrus
An external pressure is required to be applied on SOMETHING hard to boil from inside to become soft and not on SOMEONE strong to toil to be productive and perform long. - Anuj Somany
When success is one thought away, think it.When success is one word away, speak it.When success is one deed away, perform it.When success is one step away, take it.When success is one moment away, seize it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is good to have a reason for every action you perform other than blaming others for your faults. - Auliq Ice
As a magician you will miss the hundred percent of the applause if you don't perform. - Amit Kalantri
My greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live. - Kanye West
A week after my drugs ran out, I left my bed to perform at the college, deciding at the last minute to skip both the doughnut toss and the march of the headless plush toys. Instead, I just heated up a skillet of plastic soldiers, poured a milkshake over my head and called it a night. - David Sedaris
You are not required to perform like them, you are required to perform like you. - Bangambiki Habyarimana
It is not easy to let go, but when you do; not only do you realize the strength that lies within you, you also create an opportunity to see God perform the best of miracles in your life. - Gugu Mona
's characteristics & willingness to perform more than others simply makes him stand out in public and differentiate him from those who are not successful - Chris Salamone
Blessed be His name that He has arranged that one Person of the Sacred Trinity should undertake this office of Comforter, for no man could ever perform its duties. We might as well hope to be the Savior as to be the Comforter of the heartbroken! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
There is no legal obligation to perform impossibilities. - Publius Celsus
We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary act of intelligently selecting our leaders. - Walter Cronkite
When we help others to perform at the highest level of their potential, we receive something of value; our character is strengthened. - Ellen J. Barrier
First rate magician perform first rate magic effects, second rate magician performs third rate magic effects. - Amit Kalantri
The most holy cannibalism you can perform is to eat the flesh and blood of sagacity, and by sharing it with other wisdom thirsty cannibals. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Think like magician, present like magician and perform like magician. - Amit Kalantri
We [-women and men-] are all equal in our creaturehood, whatever our sex, color, age, background, or abilities. But we are all different in the functions we were created to perform, as different as water from stones, and engineering from imaginative fiction. - Mary McDermott Shideler
[Performance with purpose is] basically PepsiCo saying that companies can no longer perform and toss costs to society. We believe that the new future is public-private partnerships, where companies feel responsible for society at large. - Indra Nooyi
Perform your task and I shall know you. Perform your task and your genius shall befriend the more. - Ogwo David Emenike
I cannot expect to perform the task with equal ability and success. - Martin Van Buren
Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.
The only way to consistently perform at your potential is to ask: Am I better than I was yesterday? - Chris Matakas
The most valuable action to perform when loving someone is to beautifully and silently listen. - Angie karan
In SLA management, you think services, see SLA, hear SLO, perform SLA management. - Mussadiq Abdul Rahim
I am convinced the greatest act of love we can ever perform for people is to tell them about God’s love for them in Christ. - Billy Graham
Work diligently. Work hard. Focus. Perform as if you are at the Olympics. One day, unexpectedly, it will start paying off. - Joan F. Marques
I've got mixed feelings about poetry cause done well poetry is fantastic. But not many people are capable of doing it well. I think you should have some kind of license to perform poetry. A poetic license perhaps. - Craig Ferguson
Life is a Game you play only once you don't get the second chance and if you get you will never come in the same identity. So perform well. - Sandeep Kakkar
I was admonished to adopt feminine clothes; I refused, and still refuse. As for other avocations of women, there are plenty of other women to perform them. - Jeanne d'Arc
So many of us have believed that we need to labor and perform for God so that we can gain an identity, so that we might be accepted. But in the Kingdom, we start off accepted. - Beni Johnson
If a person is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist. - Norman Mailer
must come to Copenhagen to work with us. We like people who can actually perform thought experiments! Niels Bohr - You
Engineers participate in the activities which make the resources of nature available in a form beneficial to man and provide systems which will perform optimally and economically. - L. M. K. Boelter
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. - Doug Larson
He that promises most will perform least. - Gaelic Proverb
We must trust that what we're doing has a purpose. We must realize that we're not here to make kids conform or perform, but that we're here to help them to develop their own unique skills and talents, not the ones we want them to have or the ones we think they should have. - Tom Walsh
Life is a stage: perform your masterpiece. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There is no night porter wandering about in King's. The authorities pay you the compliment, ugly gate-crasher, of treating you as a grown-up. And since we are not grown-up you and I, we will perform our midnight frolics as the inmates burn the midnight oil. - Whipplesnaith
The majority of people perform well in a crisis and when the spotlight is on them; it's on the Sunday afternoons of this life, when the nobody is looking, that the spirit falters. - Alan Bennett
Anyone can perform good deeds for an audience; the best among us do their greatest work when no one is present to bear witness. - Ken Poirot
Let go of a need for personal recognition. Heap kudos on others and they’ll perform even better next time. Leaders are only as good as those who follow them and followers are at their best when leaders are quick to give credit for successes. - Steve Goodier
The power to reach our goal is always in the moment. When the moment arrives, be ready to perform the action that will help you reach your goal, and be aware when the moment is now. - Russell Eric Dobda
Magicians perform magic, I do magick! - Stephen Richards
God's grace does not come to people who morally outperform others, but to those who admit their failure to perform and who acknowledge their need for a Savior - Timothy J. Keller
With wisdom in your mind,you can perform great deeds.With faith in your heart,you can perform extraordinary deeds.With love in your soul,you can perform remarkable deeds.With God in your life,you can perform supernatural deeds. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We want one class of persons to have a liberal education, and we want another class of persons, a very much larger class of necessity in every society, to forgo the privilege of a liberal education and fit themselves to perform specific difficult manual tasks. - Woodrow Wilson
Like the Pied Piper, the street entertainer carries his own mystique which cannot easily be transferred to the stage. He seems to have escaped reality, to perform in a time and space where he doesn't necessarily belong. - Edward Claflin
To properly do penance one must express contrition for one’s sins and perform acts to repair the damage caused by those transgressions. It is only when those acts are complete that the slate can truly be wiped clean and amnesty gives way to a new beginning. - Emily Thorne
When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first. - Josiah Quincy
Break free from the binding robes of passion that feels like a lump in your heart, perform that surgery today, and you'll be set free forever. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It's easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It's a lot more difficult to perform one. - Chuck Palahniuk
On the Rolling Stones - You will walk out of the Amphitheatre after watching the Stones perform and suddenly the Chicago stockyards smell clean and good by comparison. - Tom Fitzpatrick
Learn from the past, prepare for the future, and perform in the moment." (Moments: Making Your Life Count For What Matters Most, ) - Mike Van Hoozer
Women constitute half the world's population, perform nearly two-thirds of its work hours, receive one-tenth of the world's income and own less than one-hundredth of the world's property.
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth our powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered. - Daniel Webster
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears. - Dag Hammarskjold
The ability to do perform Reiki comes from an internal freedom. The power to be free from stress, tension, and anger. - Nikita Dudani
That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax. - Dianne Hales
He who promises more than he is able to perform, is false to himself; and he who does not perform what he has promised, is a traitor to his friend. - George Shelley
Do not imagine that the good you intend will balance the evil you perform - Norman Mac Donald
Learning is retarded in conditions of high anxiety and low acceptance. For most tasks, people have the intellectual knowledge to perform well; they just have a hard time acting on what they know. - Tim Gallwey
You will find rest from vain fancies if you perform every act in life as though it were your last. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them. - Alfred North Whitehead
Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. To perform this difficult office it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being. - C.G. Jung
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears. - François de La Rochefoucauld
The very fact that we now design and manufacture robot companions for the elderly marks a turning point. We ask technology to perform what used to be "love's labor": taking care of each other. - Alone Together Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
A child is reliving millions of years of Evolution from a single cell to a XXI Century Human. This is the most amazing miracle I've ever encountered, and I am truly grateful to the Nature for letting me perform it - for letting me create a new life called Emily. - Sophia Newtown
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