Quotation Explorer - 'Primary'

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them - Denis Waitley
Meditation is an excellent habit and tool for transformation, however your ‘practice’ should eventually evolve into your natural primary state of being. - Gary Hopkins
If there has been one overriding change in poetic practice, it is that under the influence of free verse the poets have made a primary virtue out of exactitude and economy of meaning: this has replaced metrical skill as the first thing the poet tunes to. - Martin Langford
To Thales the primary question was not what do we know, but how do we know it. - Aristotle
A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? - George Washington
The primary feature of women is not a 'beauty', it's a 'mystery'. - Amit Kalantri
Learning from others is primary to your success, even doctors seek advice from specialists. - Unarine Ramaru
Curiosity is the primary fuel that drives lifelong education. - Dhaval Gajera
The primary focus of homeschooling should be on cultivating hearts for the Lord. - Tamara L. Chilver
Man’s primary purpose is not to be happy but to continue to live, to continue to travel - happily or unhappily - on the path of life! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Lovers have no primary needs; they are close to the gods. - Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann
The primary treatment modality for DID is individual outpatient psychotherapy.Guidelines for Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder in Adults, Third Revision - James A. Chu
You wake up oneday and it's different, not so much in a physical way but in the way you look at things. I think when you reach that primary moment in your life, you finally have the courage to let go of the human attachments and start to live in a way that compliments your heart and soul. - Nikki Rowe
Garbage, in its "worthless" state, is the primary fuel for creativity. - Yusuf A. Leinge
Make NOW the primary focus of your life! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Yet I am not more sure that my soul lives, than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heartone of the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. - Edgar Allan Poe
Yes, it's vital to make lifestyle choices to mitigate damage caused by being a member of industrialized civilization, but to assign primary responsibility to oneself, and to focus primarily on making oneself better, is an immense copout, an abrogation of responsibility. - Derrick Jensen
let's forget the hope, it's the secondary thing to motivate.the primary one is to approach for it. - kurbhatt
However, the primary job of a servant of God is to speak or to write words to convict people of God's truth. So, in the speaking or in the writing of words, he witnesses for God. - Richard T. Ritenbaugh
Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent. - Maxwell Maltz
If we are serious about climbing to higher ground, we will be found in church every Sunday—attending all of our meetings, partaking of the sacrament, participating in Sunday School, and contributing to the spirit found in Relief Society, Primary, and priesthood meetings. - Robert L. Millet
Women’s history is the primary tool for women’s emancipation. - Gerda Lerner
Nothing helps your partner keep his mind on Jesus more than having a sign of His love tanned on your primary erogenous zones. - Scott B. Pruden
I've always wanted to own and control the primary technology in everything we do. - Steve Jobs
My dear boy, your thinking has no structure, no foundation. You pick up your primary ideas from TV shows. You're like a fart in the bathtub. ['The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes'] - Richard Walter
It is really hurting; how big media plagiarize everyday and no one judges them; The real heroes are those tiny and small self-funded websites and blogs that provide all primary data for them to survive and it will continue as far they exist - M.F. Moonzajer
The primary purpose of reading the Bible is not to know the Bible but to know God. - James Merritt
Life in this form is one-time chance, death is the inevitable consequence for anyone who is born. The record of one’s death is the primary respect one could render to the lost one. Tears of all relatives of missing people are indeed flowing due to this invaluable action by the authority. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
If you take a dog which is starving and feed him and make him prosperous, that dog will not bite you. This is the primary difference between a dog and a man. - Mark Twain
Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others. Health is the primary duty of life. - Oscar Wilde
The right to vote is a *consequence*, not a primary cause, of a free social system -- and its value depends on the constitutional structure implementing and strictly delimiting the voters' power; unlimited majority rule is an instance of the principle of tyranny. - Ayn Rand
When we are happy, we forget to eat. Then happiness is a primary need, even more important for life than nourishing the body. - Rossana Condoleo
I think the primary function of radio is that people want company. - Elise Nordling
Narratives are the primary way in which we make sense of our lives, as opposed to, for example schema,cognition, beliefs, constructs. Definition of narrative include the important element of giving meaning to events and experiences over time by connecting them as a developing, continuing story. - Jacqui Stedmon
As our larynxes descended, we were able to make sounds with our mouths in new and far more expressive ways. Verbal language soon overtook physical gesturing as the primary means of communication for all human beings except Italians. (Earth (The Book), p. 36) - Jon Stewart
Because women live creatively, they rarely experience the need to depict or write about that which to them is a primary experience and which men know only at a second remove. Women create naturally, men create artificially.
Maslow said sex is the primary need. Does that mean pornstars spend more money in books than anyone else? - Daniel Marques
The primary benefit of practicing any art, whether well or badly, is that it enables one's soul to grow. - Kurt Vonnegut
The primary duty of every minister is to lead people into the Promised Land. - Sunday Adelaja
Phones with numerical keypads worked best for dialing phone calls. Incidentally, phone calls tend to be the primary function of a phone. 'Smartphones' completely ignore these basic facts, resulting in some of the least intelligent devices I've seen yet. Oh the irony. - Ashly Lorenzana
It is only if the primary or only reason you do what you do is to make money that you will envy every random person who made or makes a lot of money (or money that exceeds what you made or make). - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The population explosion is the primary force behind the remaining six groups of critical global events [diminishing land resources, diminishing water resources, the destruction of the atmosphere, the approaching energy crisis, social decline, and conflicts/increasing killing power]. - Ron Nielsen
Lovelessness is a huge sin in the church. The four primary personalities in the New Testament- Jesus, Paul, Peter, and John- all four of them say that love is the most important thing. But the only time love really counts is when something unlovely happens. - Jeff Chu
The primary cause of disorder in ourselves is the seeking of reality promised by another. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
From our primary schools to secondary schools, to tertiary institutions, there must be a mass campaign to educate our people in the value of labour. - Sunday Adelaja
Your primary goal should be to have a great life. You can still have a good day, enjoy your child, and ultimately find happiness, whether your ex is acting like a jerk or a responsible person. Your happiness is not dependent upon someone else.
A writer’s primary goal is to make sense. The bookstore’s is to make cents. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Our primary health care should begin on the farm and in our hearts, and not in some laboratory of the biotech and pharmaceutical companies. - Gary Hopkins
Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another. - Sigmund Freud
Some people each left their spouse or lover because he or she was no longer the primary source of their happiness; some, because their spouse or lover was, at that time, the primary source of their unhappiness. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.
You don't need to be primary caregiver of your children to be of primary influence in their lives. What you do for them behind the scenes in your own unique way is what makes the true difference in the long run. - Miya Yamanouchi
Imagining that you are deep and complex, but others are simple, is one of the primary signs of malignant selfishness. - Stefan Molyneux
Since when did the community become our moral compass—our viability and ethics as writers determined so much by our team spirit? ... What if all this communing actually hurts the primary means by which I set out to participate and communicate—my writing itself? - Meghan Tifft
Addiction is the primary way people escape the modern world. Unfortunately, it is destroying the modern world. - Christyl Rivers
All perceptible matter comes from a primary substance, or tenuity beyond conception, filling all space, the akasha or luminiferous ether, which is acted upon by the life giving Prana or creative force, calling into existence, in never-ending cycles all things and phenomena. - Nikola Tesla
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