Quotation Explorer - 'Putting'

Racism does not have a good track record. It's been tried out for a long time and you'd think by now we'd want to put an end to it instead of putting it under new management. - Thomas Sowell
We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves. - John Buchan
Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts. - Mother Teresa
Life's temptations have the purpose of putting our spiritual integrity to the test. To yield to them, however, gives one a precarious and tormented satisfaction. But the worst temptations are those we give in to without getting anything in return except for the brutal discovery of our weakness. - Paolo Maurensig
Revolution begins in putting on bright colors. - Tennessee Williams
God is the creator of love. He demonstrated His love to you through the sacrificial death of His Son. The closer you draw to God the more you will demonstrate your love for others by becoming a living sacrifice by putting others before yourself. - DeWayne Owens
One is often so busy doing life that it is easy to avoid evaluating whether you are putting your energy in the direction you value most. - Deborah Day
The power of a successful salesman is not putting his hand in the customer's pocket to pull his money out. but rather manipulate the customer's mind to let him put his hand and happily pull the money and give it to you - Hisham Fawzi
The Law of Attraction is a theory. Cosmic Ordering is a practice putting that theory to work. - Stephen Richards
Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem. - Kahlil Gibran
Communities that can't read and translate what the powers are putting out will always be tricked. - Darnell Lamont Walker
You've broke me so many times, that putting myself back together, isn't the hard part anymore. I can do it with my eyes closed. The hardest part is watching you dangle from your own eyelids, trying to escape the mistake of planting me there.When I bloomed you left, like a cold wind. - Amber Dawn H.
I don’t understand why people are always putting us down, instead of encouraging us to become great. Because, when you do become great, you will give me a world that I would not have any other way. We all havesomething to give one another. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Triumph by putting a little soul into it! - Nancy S. Mure
Putting labels on others creates a black hole of disregard where judgment thrives and schisms deepen. - David W. Earle
Fate has a way of putting in front of us, that wich we most try to leave behind. - Mozzie white collar
What is Poverty? A hateful good; a mother of health; a putting away of cares; a discoverer of wisdom; business without injury; ownership without calumny; happiness without anxiety. - Secundus the Silent
Death is not extinguishing the light It is simply putting out the lamp Because the dawn has come - Rabindranath Tagore
I started thinking about little kids putting a cylindrical peg through a circular hole, and how they do it over and over again for months when they figure it out, and how basketball was basically just a slightly more aerobic version of that same exercise.
I have never seen anyone bothering to play at putting heavy women’s markup on a pit-bull, now, looking at this specimen of womanhood, I could surely understand why. - Gary Edward Gedall
The Christian life means putting off the character of the world and putting on the character of Christ. - Jim George
She glared at me like she was about to punch me, but then she did something that surprised me even more. She kissed me."Be careful seaweed brain." She said putting on her invisible cap and disappearing.I probably would have sat there all day, trying to remember my name, but then the sea demons came. - Rick Riordan
When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty. - Norm Crosby
Dentist, n.: A Prestidigitator who, putting metal in one's mouth, pulls coins out of one's pockets. - Ambrose Bierce
Blame is such a self-defeating choice. It renders one helpless, putting any solution well out of reach, for we rarely can change others. Consider this, a solution well within your reach, someone you can surely change: Yourself. - Russell Kyle
I have learnt that trusting another takes a leap of faith; taking a risk and putting emotions on the line. This is in the hope that the other will accept and understand you. - Aisha Mirza
Why worry about minor little details like clean air, clean water, safe ports and the safety net when Jesus is going to give the world an "Extreme Makeover: Planet Edition" right after he finishes putting Satan in his place once and for all? - Arianna Huffington
Being a Berlin cop in 1942 was a little like putting down mousetraps in a cage full of tigers. - Philip Kerr
Having a holiday weekend without a family member felt like putting on a sweater that had an extra arm. - Pamela Ribon
Putting heart & soul & contributing to what you are good at... is only for that movement. All is forgotten & people sitting far a distance knowingly wouldn't accept the same. Ultimately we make no difference & ground zero reality is never taken into account. - Stephen Manoharan
A salary is a tax employers pay, every four weeks, for putting an employee’s dream on hold. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Putting in effort is like riding a bicycle on train tracks, you will get to where you want to go but you will feel every bump along the way. - Davis Levy
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday. - Napoleon Hill
Rhianon, he said, hold my hand, Rhianon.She did not hear him, but stood over his bed and fixed him with an unbroken sorrow.Hold my hand, he said, and then: why are your putting the sheet over my face? - Dylan Thomas
Fork, n. An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth. - Ambrose Bierce
Rare is the person who can weigh the faults of others without putting his thumb on the scales.
A lie can travel halfway round the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. - Mark Twain
It is sad to see people do things without putting their soul and heart into it. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The great thing in prayer is to feel that we are putting our supplications into the bosom of omnipotent love. - Andrew Murray
It ain't no use putting up your umbrella till it rains! - Alice Caldwell Rice
My godfather sad that story was abut taking the chaotic jigsaw of life, making it into a picture and putting a frame around it so that we could look at it, have control over it. Story and art are the humanizing elements of us. - Emma Thompson
Watch out for the fellow who talks about putting things in order! Putting things in order always means getting other people under your control. - Denis Diderot
DENTIST, n. A prestidigitator who, putting metal into your mouth, pulls coins out of your pocket. - Ambrose Bierce
As we live out of such a mind, we become generous, with no sense of tolerance. We become patient, with no sense of putting up with anything. We become compassionate, with no sense of separation. And we become wise, with no sense of having to straighten anyone out. - Steve Hagen
Prostitutes are paid for taking their clothes off. Celebrities are paid for putting others' clothes on. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Habits are familiar and comfortable, putting our reactions on autopilot and often leading us, instead, to great discomfort. - Charles F. Glassman
Perhaps these pages are more particularly addressed to poor students. As for the rest of my readers, they will accept such portions as apply to them. I trust that none will stretch the seams in putting on the coat, for it may do good service to him whom it fits. - Henry David Thoreau
You can create absolutely new reality, both in your personal and professional life and with the same people, by altering your perception towards life, and by putting necessary work into it. - Roshan Sharma
The mind is just a delusion not a reality. If the materials are perception of our mind, then why we cannot turn into handsome guys and beautiful ladies without putting a hundred grams of makeup powder? - M.F. Moonzajer
Writing is new, relatively speaking. Story telling is ancient. Tell your story first putting aside all other worries. Leave fretting over homonyms, semicolons, and Oxford commas to editors and friends you can be bribe with baking. - Ada Maria Soto
Putting food under lock and key was one of the great innovations of your culture. No other culture in history has ever put food under lock and key - and putting it there is the cornerstone of your economy.[...] Because if the food wasn't under lock and key, Julie, who would work? - Daniel Quinn
I have never seen anyone bothering to play at putting heavy women’s makeup on a pit-bull, now, looking at this specimen of womanhood, I could surely understand why - Gary Edward Gedall
Sentimentality towards the undeserving is as dangerous as agreeing to putting one foot in the grave. - K.A. Hosein
Coming up with ideas is the easiest thing on earth. Putting them down is the hardest. - Rod Serling
I got out on the street and started crying the kind of hysterical tears made justifiable only by turning off one’s cell phone, putting it to the ear, and pretending to be told of a death in the family. - Sloane Crosley
Marriage: putting one's hand into a bag of snakes on the chance of drawing out an eel. - Leonardo da Vinci
Some people get angry because God put thorns on roses, while others praise him for putting roses among thorns. - Anonymous
Don't let someone keep putting out the flame God keeps re-lighting, we all have a purpose. As a wing to a bird. As wind that goes the destiny over the sea. - Anthony Liccione
No, I`m putting it away, trying to buy a house for my family. The goal is to use the money to move into a big house, so my daughter can have a garden. - Ewan McGregor
Helping people and putting smiles on their faces is a great, great thing. God only knows why more people don't do it more often. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
What did I hope to gain from my game and from putting my parents through all this? The truth is that I loved to play. My body was fit and my mind raring to go. But I also hoped that I would get a government job through the sports quota. - M.C. Mary Kom
Humanity i love you because youare perpetually putting the secret oflife in your pants and forgettingit's there and sitting downon itand because you areforever making poems in the lapof death Humanityi hate you - E.E. Cummings
Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions, there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated. - Paul Rand
The key is putting into practice what God has taught you through His Word. - Elizabeth George
We must be willing to fall flat on our faces. Fearlessly putting ourselves out there is simply a required part of the process. At the very least, it results in the gift of humility and, at best, the triumph of our human spirit. - Jill Badonsky
It has been often found the best to refrain from putting a LIKE on a person's online post which is liked by many people in one’s network, for a fear of making unintentionally a fun of him/her like others. - Anuj Somany
You never know what's around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain. - Tom Hiddleston
I have done so much medical and scientific research Crashing Life I am thinking about putting PhD behind my name or maybe B.S. - Juanita Ray
I don't think I can play any other way but all out. I enjoy the game so much because I'm putting so much into it. - George Brett
Yet, there is a sense of some deep sort that runs entirely contrary to human nature, that in putting ourselves first, we must by necessity put others first. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the Dawn has come. - Rabindranath Tagore
Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress. - Coco Chanel
Darnell had received what is called a sound commercial education, and would therefore have found very great difficulty in putting into articulate speech any thought that was worth thinking; - Arthur Machen
Forced connections are the worst. Stop tryna force people to love you, to like you, to be in ya life etc. You just gon end up emotionally exhausted. If they not putting in the same effort as you, leave em alone. - Amal Fh
This is an odd one. You have one country in the world where a word has a deeper meaning, it can really mess with design plans. ...But we have a difficult situation here so I guess we'll be looking at putting different sound chips in the dolls heading there [Britain]. - Todd McFarlane
Am learning every day that there are more threads to me That I have been rising and changing, rediscovering who I ambecoming who I want to be putting the broken pieces back together and becoming an arrowcontinuing to rise into the light. - Author Honey Badger
Stop putting off today madam; you'll find that all those forgotten tomorrows have piled up into a bunch of old yesterdays. - Georg
We falsely attribute to men a determined character - putting together all their yesterdays - and averaging them - we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is the silent poor indeed. - Henry David Thoreau
Putting his head down on the dog's neck, he vowed to himself fervently that he would always have some money on hand, no matter what became of him, so that he would be able to protect all that was truly valuable from the practical people in the world. - Morley Callaghan
Love is, not putting you through hell. That is no basis for a loving relationship - Karon Waddell
The Christian shoemaker does his duty not by putting little crosses on the shoes, but by making good shoes, because God is interested in good craftsmanship. - Martin Luther
Trying to change the outside by making changes to the outside, is like trying to make your lips red in your reflection by putting lipstick on the mirror! - Odille Rault
A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on. - French proverb
It is but knowledge, putting it into practice, circumspection, fear of God, and sincerity with Him, August and Majestic is He. - Ahmad ibn Zayn al-Habashi
People have the false habit of putting an artificial gap between the spiritual and the financial. We cannot accept this habit because life is an integral whole which we should understand deeply. - Samael Aun Weor
To write as if your life depended on it; to write across the chalkboard, putting up there in public the words you have dredged; sieved up in dreams, from behind screen memories, out of silence-- words you have dreaded and needed in order to know you exist. - Adrienne Rich
Use your intellect to guide you, and you will end up putting peopleoff. Rely on your emotions, and you will forever be pushed around.Force your will on others, and you will live in constant tension. Thereis no getting around it—people are hard to live with. - Natsume Soseki
I wear the universe backwards. I imagine putting stars in my coffee, and sugar in the sky. I imagine going fishing in clouds, and watching the sun hide behind lakes. I'm too busy dancing with my imagination to even tip toe with reality for a second. They say I'm going mad. They're right. - D. Antoinette Foy
Perfectionism is simply putting a limit on your future. When you have an idea of perfect in your mind, you open the door to constantly comparing what you have now with what you want. That type of self criticism is significantly deterring. - John Eliot, Ph.D.
You're very beautiful, dear', she said, 'what nationality are you, Indian?''No', I smiled, 'I'm Aboriginal.'She looked at me in shock. 'You can't be,' she said.'I am.''Oh, you poor thing,' she said, putting her arm around me, 'what on earth are you going to do? - Sally Morgan
Putting it into words will destroy any meaning. - Haruki Murakami
Putting a piece of you in your protagonist adds depth and merges the worlds of fiction and reality. - Adam Steven Page
The saddest failures in life are those that come from not putting forth the power and will to succeed.
to us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. - Barbara Bush
With an attitude of gratitude, you can't go wrong. You are already putting it out there into the universe that you are ready to receive more. This is the universal truth. Be thankful for what you have. Your life is already abundant. - Karen A. Baquiran
Putting down the power right from the whistle would be ugly and brutal, but it would get the job done. He wanted to tell her that, but this was the thing with coaching: you had to step back at exactly the moment you ached to step forward. - Chris Cleave
As soon as we start putting our thoughts into words and sentences everything gets distorted, language is just no damn good—I use it because I have to, but I don’t put any trust in it. We never understand each other. - Marcel Duchamp
When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret. - Shannon L. Alder
Simply thinking creatively is not the same as being innovative, and only those who risk breaking out of their comfort zone by putting thought into action will discover the profusion of opportunity that exists. - Michael Lum
Sometimes u have to hurt your loved ones just because you don't want to hurt yourself, it's like putting a step backward to jump forward .. - jagvir ji
Climb the ladder of success, by always putting forward your best self. Practice being the best at what you do. - Mark F. LaMoure
Ambition is putting a ladder against the sky. - American Proverb
My success has depended wholly on putting things over on people, so I'm not sure that I'm that great a role model. I am, however, an expert on pretending to be an expert on pretending to be an expert. - Meryl Streep
You just have to start putting one foot in front of the other, making an effort to get healthy every day. - Ali Vincent
The living dead do things without putting life into it. - Lailah Gifty Akita
No ethical person wants to be a king or a queen, because there is no ethics and honor in putting yourself in a place higher than others! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When a woman reads a romance novel, she is putting her own pleasure first. That small act of rebellion is perceived as a threat to the status quo. It’s also why this eternally popular and profitable genre has been scorned, ridiculed and dismissed. - Maya Rodale
When you go into court, you're putting your fate in the hands of 12 people not smart enough to get out of jury duty. - Norm Crosby
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong. - Thomas Sowell
You're writing every moment in your mind but not putting it down on paper. Write your thoughts; it will be beautiful. - Debasish Mridha
We forget that the simple gesture of putting a book in someone's hands can change a life. I want to remind you that it can. I want to thank you because it did. - 2010 Indies Choice Award - Kate DiCamillo
When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it into practice. - Otto von Bismarck
We must uphold the promise of Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, Carter, and Clinton and never allow the President and his Republican friends to threaten Social Security by putting it on the Wall Street trading block. - John Kerry
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come. - Rabindranath Tagore
I do not know the American gentleman, god forgive me for putting two such words together. - Charles Dickens
Leo had seen Tia Callida in action; she liked knives, snakes and putting babies in roaring fires. Yeah, definitely let's unleash her rage. Great idea. - Rick Riordan
Earl: Augh! They're trying to take the wolf off the endangered list .Mooch: I know. But did you hear what they're putting back on the endangered list? Earl: What?Mooch: Empathy and compassion. - Patrick McDonnell
Putting aside your blatant patriarchal biases in assuming the necessary presence of a male familial figurehead, yes, I had a nice brunch, thanks. - Julie James
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. - Mark Twain
Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets. - Steve Jobs
The hard part is putting one word after another. - Jo Linsdell
A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. - Mark Twain
The bustle in a houseThe morning after deathIs solemnest of industriesEnacted upon earth,--The sweeping up the heart,And putting love awayWe shall not want to use againUntil eternity - Emily Dickinson
You can only write by putting words on a paper one at a time. - Sandra Brown
In a nutshell, the difference between Christianity and all other belief systems is who you're putting your trust in: in Christ, or in yourself? - Ibrahim Emile
There's something about putting on a pair of skates, and getting out there and moving like nobody else can. Freedom is a word that comes to mind. - Randy Gardner
I knew I was putting you under immense pressure when I rejected your work the other day. I set an impossible deadline - yet you have met it with work that I can only call outstanding. As your teacher, I had to push you to your limits so that you could recognize your own true potential. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
I am interested in the homeless, but they're a symptom. You're treating a symptom and the disease rages on and consumes the human race. I'm talking about an overhaul of the system: putting power in different hands.
We're all innately creative; I'm not bringing anything magical to it. Ninety percent of inventing is putting in the hours and just trying. You don't need to make a big leap—you - need to take a thousand small steps. - James Jorash
We need to take things personally. We need to stop putting profits above people. We need to stop putting greed above need. We need to stop putting the rule of gold above the golden rule. We need to treat people as people and not as problems. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Trust is like a glass vase, beautiful except there is no way of putting it back together when it breaks. - Willi Way
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