Quotation Explorer - 'Points'

I love my old paintings as postulates as fresh starting points but I have to destroy them. I have to make a new manifesto. - Georg Baselitz
Some days I feel more like a scribe than a creator. I will have the major points fleshed out, but there is always a turn or two that I didn't see coming, or which came earlier than I expected it to, or not at all... - J. Neven-Pugh
The secret is to create the condition for change, a process that sometimes takes decades, and then use certain men as pivot points, a fulcrum to move history. - Robert Ferrigno
Nice mix of Tory MPs saying this issue shouldn't be used for petty political pointscoring, & Tory MPs trying to score petty political points. - Andy Zaltzman
Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points. - Knute Rockne
The LAW points you to self-efforts. GRACE points you to the finished work of Jesus Christ. - John Paul Warren
Find my weak points, but more importantly, find yours. - Gutteridge Rene
No matter how long we exist, we have our memories. Points in time which time itself cannot erase. Suffering may distort my backward glances, but even to suffering, some memories will yield nothing of ther beauty or their splendor. Rather they remain as hard as gems. - Anne Rice
To best influence someone's behavior, be a personal example. - Be the one who points out the bright side and serves compliments rather than complaints. - Russell Kyle
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between. - Jim Morrison
The only reason that people 'Choose' to go backwards is because they let their mind take control. Their mind points them in that direction because it's convenient. If we learn to quiet the mind the soul has a way of painting the bigger picture for taking the right action into growth. - Matthew Donnelly
Life doesn't change when you meet a guy and life doesn't fall apart when you break up with one. We are teaching young female readers the wrong things through books not only expressing this point, but also using these two concepts as turning plot points of novels. - Meghan Blistinsky
The shortest distance between two points is not a very interesting journey.
After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others. - Edith Wharton
The gilded spiralOf longings within.Our very own cathedralThat points persistently to heaven. - Scott Hastie
Some people live their lives being perpetual victims and finger pointers. To anyone who points a finger at someone else and lays all the blame at their feet instead of taking responsibility for their own behavior, I would say, "I see that finger and you know where you can put it? - Donna Lynn Hope
Unlike the world that points out your flaws to ridicule you, when GOD points out your flaws, it's because He want to walk you out of it. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Brown paper represents the primal twilight of the first toil of creation, and with a bright-coloured chalk or two you can pick out points of fire in it, sparks of gold, and blood-red, and sea-green, like the first fierce stars that sprang out of divine darkness. - G.K. Chesterton
A poem is a ‘line’ between any two points in creation. - Charles Olson
PANTALOONS, n. A nether habiliment of the adult civilized male. The garment is tubular and unprovided with hinges at the points of flexion. Supposed to have been invented by a humorist. Called "trousers" by the enlightened and "pants" by the unworthy. - Ambrose Bierce
Different authors have different points of view. You can't just say, 'I believe in the Bible. - Bart D. Ehrman
A negative person vociferously retaliates to defend their own vested interest only whereas a positive person vigorously substantiate own valid points to show the bright aspect, but surprisingly often both appears to be arguing with others only and they can be differentiated in the said respect. - Anuj Somany
When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points. - Confucius
You can invoke neither time nor space nor matter not energy nor the laws of nature to explain the origin of the universe. General relativity points to the need for a cause that transcends those domains. ~Stephen C. Meyer, PHD~ - Lee Strobel
You can kill people with sound. And if you can kill, then maybe there is also the sound that is opposite of killing. And the distance between these two points is very big. And you are free--you can choose. In art everything is possible, but everything is not necessary. - Arvo Pärt
The shortest distance between two points is under construction. - Noelie Altito
It's not the critic who counts. Not the man who points out how the doer of deeds might have done them better. Instead, the credit belongs to the man in the arena whose face is marred by sweat and blood and tears. - Theodore Roosevelt
I'm lucky I'm a comedian, 'cause otherwise my life would just be a series of undocumented low points. - Kyle Kinane
Your brain activates a magnificent system to store memories as reference points for you to learn from... not to create a past for you to be stuck in. - Steve Maraboli
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between. I want the freedom to try everything. - Jim Morrison
An aspiring politician should know that attacking a man is much easier than attacking his points, but attacking his points is much more useful.
The problem with our culture is we cling to so many different truths. Yet, the truths that we cling to also depend on our point of view. Maybe, the journey to a truth that can be free of hatred, bias and injustice requires a journey of the soul to see all view points. - Shannon L. Alder
You cannot pursue all your goals simultaneously or satisfy all your desires at once. And it's an emotional drain to think you can. Instead, you must focus on long-term fulfillment rather than short-term success and, at various points in your life, think carefully about your priorities. - Eric C. Sinoway
When women turn on women, and take cheap shots at their decisions purely to score political points it serves as proof that feminism, as a movement, is dead and no longer relevant or credible. - S.E. Cupp
If you don't ask the right questions, you don't get the right answers. A question asked in the right way often points to its own answer. Asking questions is the ABC of diagnosis. Only the inquiring mind solves problems.
The decisions that take you to your highest points in life are the toughest decisions you'd have to make. - Constance Chuks Friday
The words, I love you, are empty without clarification. Women prefer to be told what they can expect. It is measurable like a Weight Watcher’s diet, with extra points at the end of the week if you don’t cheat. - Shannon L. Alder
The Holy Spirit never draws attention to Himself. He always points to and reveals Jesus. - John Paul Warren
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure. - Dalai Lama XIV
If you're a true student of the truth, you may easily get frustrated when people try to make points based on mysticism and cultural beliefs. - Assegid Habtewold
Just remember, the difference between being good versus being great is just a few points, inches, or seconds. - Bruce H. Jackson
1. If reproducibility may be a problem, conduct the test only once. 2. If a straight line fit is required, obtain only two data points.
Unlike the world that points out your flaws to ridicule you, when GOD point out your flaws, it's because He want to walk you out of it. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
One should never use exclamation points in writing. It is like laughing at your own joke. - Mark Twain
A deed done to others, but for yourself is not a worthy one at all. Instead, place another before you; in this way, you can be sure your moral compass always points North. - Jason W. Blair
He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. - George Bernard Shaw
It is healthier to see the good points of others than to analyze our own bad ones. - Francoise Sagan
If the context is lost and merely bits and pieces remain from a scattered existence, only the connection of anchor points may reinstate a distorted mental balance in an upset life story. ("Lost the global story." ) - Erik Pevernagie
You will never know the moon or stars, unless you breathe in their solar system and inspect it from many diverse vantage points as possible. - Shannon L. Alder
Get on top of the obstacles and they become vantage points. - Tom Althouse
It is better to obey the mysterious direction, without any fuss, when it points to a new road, however strange that road may be. There is probably as much reason for it, if the truth were known, as for anything else.
As the networks evolve, so do my opinions toward them, and my divergent feelings bring out conflicting points of view. In advance, I apologize to those who expect a consistent position from me. - Clifford Stoll
Couples are jigsaw puzzles that hang together by touching in just enough points. They're never total fits or misfits. - Diane Ackerman
If you cannot score just a point each day, you shall score zero points at the end of your days - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Capes are the poetic points of continents. They are the summits of our sailing souls. - Kaci Cronkhite
At points of clarity, I realize that my life on earth is meaningless, and that I am merely a pawn in a bigger game. A game I cannot possible understand or have control of. Thankfully, before depression sets in, I drift back into my cloudy, bewildered daily routine.
Be systematically heroic in little unnecessary points, do every day or two something for no other reason than its difficulty, so that, when the hour of need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved or untrained to stand the test. - Daniel Akst
If we've deluded ourselves into thinking that our angry mass emails or conversation-stopping talking points serve as a ministry or carry out the purposes of God, we need to slow down and take a breath. - David Dark
You are perceptual beings with different vantage points and - it does not matter how much information is given - you cannot see beyond the vibrational limits of where you are standing. You cannot live or see or experience outside of your own individual beliefs. - Abraham Hicks
There are no wise few. Every aristocracy that has ever existed has behaved, in all essential points, exactly like a small mob. - G. K. Chesterton
Points of views that are expressed on Twitter don’t intend to offend, but rather defend and open the conversation up to everyone so that no one has to pretend. - Germany Kent
God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way. - C.S. Lewis
Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view. - Robert Hutchins
Possession is eleven points in the law. - Colley Cibber
Food is part of God's creating. A right relationship with food points us toward Him.... The table is not only a place where we can become present to God. The table is also a place where He becomes present to us. - Lauren F. Winner
The shortest interval between two points is the awareness that they are not two. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
It doesn’t pain so much seeing one who can’t or don’t understand often the right points of others as much understanding a person who out of own selfishness, either ignorantly or intentionally, often supports the wrong people. - Anuj Somany
Those who died while trying to make our world a better place, didn't actually die, they proved some points. Our job is to notice them and continue from where they stopped. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself. - E.M. Forster
...when two opposite points of view are expressed with equal intensity, the truth does not necessarily lie exactly halfway between them. It is possible for one side to be simply wrong. - Richard Dawkins
There are now two great nations in the world, which starting from different points, seem to be advancing toward the same goal: the Russians and the Anglo-Americans...Each seems called by some secret design of Providence one day to hold in its hands the destinies of half the world. - Alexis de Tocqueville
It's not vanity to know your own good points. It would just be stupidity if you didn't; It's only vanity when you get puffed up about them. - L. M. Montgomery
We tend to think that God doesn’t struggle with mundane things like frustrations and anger. But one of his major points of frustrations is WHEN there is no man to stand for justice, fairness and equity - Sunday Adelaja
Like a compass needle that points north, a man's accusing finger always finds a woman. Always. - Khaled Hosseini
as a child i used to complain to my father about not having toys and he would say (calvero points at his own head) this is the greatest toy ever created. Here lies the secret of all happiness. - Anonymous
Any belief which encourages you to use your own intellect, which motivates you to question everything and points out your own mind as the only road for your salvation is a good belief! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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