Quotation Explorer - 'Qualities'

The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and, therefore, brothers. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith. - John Foster Dulles
In the ignorant state, there is a ‘limit’ for good qualities, it is known as the self-pride. Self-serving pride (swa-maan) is the limit of virtues in the realm of ignorance. - Dada Bhagwan
Our daily endeavours and activities should be about or around these value systems. They reflect love. They reflect care. They reflect kindness. They are qualities of heaven. - Sunday Adelaja
Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. - Winston S. Churchill
Intrinsic values and qualities are age-free. For example, social competencies or a good heart. - Rossana Condoleo
This world demands the qualities of youth; not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the life of ease. - Robert F. Kennedy
May the next girl you meet have the qualities of a praying mantis. - Candy Lyn
Israel's first king, Saul, looked like he was born for the role. He was tall, handsome, intelligent, and sensitive to God's leading. But he eventually lost most of his attractive qualities, the most important being obedience. - Charles R. Swindoll
Those who are coming from the gutters know that from time to time a piece of us will break off and float back to the floor from whence it came. Wealth can gray your eyes at the edges, money does not make you hover above human qualities, you are only a flawed being with much material gain. - Crystal Evans
There are few qualities more vital than a strong yearning. That desire to reach a little farther, to be a little more, yearning...for a piece of something greater, can often make all the difference. - Steve Goodier
Silence is a 'contingent' phenomenon with positive or negative qualities. When it has to be assessed it needs to be 'contextualized' by exploring its background. - Erik Pevernagie
Only education, self-respect and rational qualities will uplift the down-trodden. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
The fundamental qualities for good execution of a plan is first; intelligence; then discernment and judgment, which enable one to recognize the best method as to attain it; the singleness of purpose; and, lastly, what is most essential of all, will-stubborn will. - Ferdinand Foch
If a man has ten good qualities and one bad one, to look at the ten and forget the one, and if a man has ten bad qualities and one good one, to look at the one and forget the ten.
Where are you looking for samadhi (enlightened blissful state)? You just come into your own original Self-form of the Soul, final liberation and samadhi are the natural qualities of the Soul! - Dada Bhagwan
Never waste your precious time in discussing the good and bad qualities of others. - Abhijit Naskar
Make yourself your role model, because people who do not have qualities depend on the qualities of others to shape their own qualities. - Michael Bassey Johnson
She said that my good qualities were my bad qualities -- this I have come to realize is true of everyone. On the one hand, I was game, eager and perfectly ready to see what was in front of me. On the other hand, I had no sense of direction or destiny. - Laurie Colwin
At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things. - Albert Camus
Good and evil are both within us. And when our primitive ancestors humanized these natural qualities of the mind, they got two completely opposite supernatural characters. One was the merciful lord almighty and the other was the wicked devil. - Abhijit Naskar
Whether we, admit it or not ,but forgiveness is one of the special attributes and qualities of our creator. we cannot forgive and forget anything, incident or matter ,even if we try hard , still some stale memories keep on hurting like pieces of broken glass or sand particles. - AISHA RAHEEL
Nothing endures but personal qualities. - Walt Whitman
Sometimes you only get one chance to rewrite the qualities of the character you played in a person's life story. Always take it. Never let the world read the wrong version of you. - Shannon L. Alder
Act with purpose, courage, confidence, competence and intelligence until these qualities 'lock in' to your subconscious mind. - Brian Tracy
See the flower, how generously it distributes perfume and honey. When it's work is done, it falls away quietly. Try to be like the flower, unassuming despite all it's qualities. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities. - Aristotle
If I were to construct a God I would furnish Him with some way and qualities and characteristics which the Present lacks. - Mark Twain
Every good book should be entertaining. A good book will be more; it must not be less. Entertainment…is like a qualifying examination. If a fiction can’t provide that, we may be excused from inquiring into its higher qualities. - C.S. Lewis
The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities. - Charles Dudley Warner
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. - Aristotle
Many ‘experts’ don’t possess the imagination or vision or any of the logistical expertise required to achieve malaria eradication. Their opinions shouldn’t be allowed to hold back men and women who do possess these qualities from achieving the ‘impossible. - T.K. Naliaka
Besides love and sympathy, animals exhibit other qualities connected with the social instincts which in us would be called moral. - Charles Darwin
Because you’re a creation of God, you reflect the Divine qualities of creativity, wisdom, and love. - Doreen Virtue
Nurture the qualities in yourself that you desire in your friends. - Elizabeth George
Model the qualities that you want your children to show to each other. - Elizabeth George
BLACKGUARD, n. A man whose qualities, prepared for display like a box of berries in a market -- the fine ones on top -- have been opened on the wrong side. An inverted gentleman. - Ambrose Bierce
Love does not measure qualities, nor sets any standards. Love happens. - Auliq Ice
Today is the day in which to express your noblest qualities of mind and heart, to do at least one worthy thing which you have long postponed. - Grenville Kleiser
Sexual role-play is the enactment of a highly imaginative and erotic psychodrama where the individual is given creative license to express the polar opposite qualities of their multifaceted personality; bringing a profound sense of psychological release and rejuvenation to those involved. - Miya Yamanouchi
I have always been homosexual and it surprises me that more people are not; women's pink bits are moist and forbidding and I enjoy those qualities much more in a Victoria sponge. - Robert Clark
one of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood - Anonymous
Life sometimes confuses us by making us discover in someone we hate a quality or qualities we love. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way - Sam Raimi
Happiness and success are not something that we can attain or possibly loose, but rather inside qualities that we have forgotten about during the very process of reaching them. - G. Gyarmati
Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil, and cruel. True, and they have many other fine qualities as well.
He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion. - Cornelius Tacitus
No two stories are the same. They may seem the same at first glance, but, once you take a closer look, give the story some of your time, you realise its unique qualities. - S. A. Tawks
Protect your good image from the eyes of negative viewers, who may look at your good appearance with an ugly fiendish eye, and ruin your positive qualities with their chemical infested tongues. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A true leader is still a leader even when he takes up servants' duty, provided he maintains a human face and added integrity to his self-retained qualities. - Israelmore Ayivor
A boy would sit with you all night, and count the stars. However, a real man would toil under the sun and build you a little universe. The difference - one builds a fantasy, other fulfills it. And, lucky are those who get both these qualities in one person. They get to experience the magic of love. - Saru Singhal
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of man. - Confucius
Doesn't matter you have thousand of qualities but if you are not honest with your beloved then other all qualities are rubbish.to hold relation and love there is need only one quality Thats call Honesty and just Honesty - Moahmmed Zaki Ansari
The fallacy in Peter's mind was this: he believed his relationship was dependent on his consistency in producing the qualities he thought had earned him the Lord's approval. - Lloyd John Ogilvie
The qualities which a man seeks in his beloved are those characteristics of his own soul, whether he knows it or not. - Plato
The intellect, like all cultural values, has created an aristocracy based on the possession of rational culture and independent of all personal ethical qualities of man. The aristocracy of intellect is hence an unbrotherly aristocracy. - Max Weber
Great men are strong men with great leadership qualities. They inspire others to be loving and caring like themselves. By this their character is made stronger. - Ellen J. Barrier
Since the dawn of time, women have been attracted to mates with strong survival skills—like intelligence and physical prowess—because men with these qualities are more likely to bring home dinner at the end of the day. He stuck his thumbs in the air and grinned. Dinner equals survival, team. - Becca Fitzpatrick
Why were drunks, almost always, persons of talent, personality, lovable qualities, gifts, brains, assets of all kinds (else why would anyone care?); why were so many brilliant men alcoholic? - Charles Jackson
The western average human lifespan is 2.5 billion seconds (or 77 years). Here are 2 time-dilating perception strategies to enhance one's allocated living time: 1.Make choices. 2.Focus on your best qualities. - Nodas
...the rarest of all human qualities is consistency. - Jeremy Bentham
The main source of our wealth is goodness. The affections and the generous qualities that God admires in a world full of greed. - Alfred A. Montapert
An exceptional woman with all the desired qualities exists only in a man's imagination. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Personal qualities are much more important than qualifications. - P.K. Shaw
No one here to count your Qualities, but everyone is good enough to point out your Mistakes. - Shashank Rayal
It is humiliating to have to confess that this conceit of Peter was one of his most fascinating qualities. To put it with brutal frankness, there never was a cockier boy. - J.M.Barrie
There are three qualities that every individual must have to achieve success: a Monk’s patience, a Warrior’s courage, a Child’s imagination. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
It's far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
It is impossible for us to make any real advance until we take to heart this great truth, that without freedom of choice, without freedom of action, there are not such things as true moral qualities; there can only be submissive wearing of the cords that others have tied round our hands. - Auberon Herbert
So it comes down to scarcity, one product or service having qualities you won’t find everywhere or ideally, anywhere. It’s the job of every brand to seek that out as their standard, their stamp. - David Brier
[A]though people get paid to do their jobs, you cannot pay someone to do their job passionately and wholeheartedly. Those qualities are not for sale; they are themselves gifts that can only be given freely, and are in many, many fields. - Rebecca Solnit
One of the qualities of liberty is that, as long as it is being striven after, it goes on expanding. Therefore, the man who stands in the midst of the struggle and says, "I have it," merely shows by doing so that he has just lost it. - Henrik Ibsen
The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly. - Henry David Thoreau
I don't worry about what other people think of me. It's one of the things I most admired about my dad growing up. He didn't give a hoot what others thought. He was who he was. It's one of the qualities that has kept me most sane. - Chris Kyle
There are three qualities that make someone a true professional. These are the ability to work unsupervised, the ability to certify the completion of a job or task and, finally, the ability to behave with integrity at all times. - Subroto Bagchi
depth and substance.the two most exquisite qualities. be it in a poemor a person. - Sanober Khan
One of the most important qualities of a president is the ability to inspire, to bring people together for the common good. - DaShanne Stokes
The perfection preached in the Gospels never yet built up an empire. Every man of action has a strong dose of egotism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be forgiven him, indeed, they will be regarded as high qualities, if he can make of them the means to achieve great ends. - Charles de Gaulle
Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry. - Joan Baez
A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man. - Catherine Deneuve
Qualities too elevated often unfit a man for society. We don't bring ingots with us to market; we take silver or small change. - Chamfort
And that's the point! Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force strength power. Not wanting to be girls, they don't want to be tender, submissive, peace-loving as good women are. Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their week ones. - Jill Lepore
Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better. - Carl Jung
A homely face does not guarantee a homely character. Appearance is the body, character is the spirit, and the soul bears the most vital qualities. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Diversity of character is due to the unequal time given to values. Only through each other will we see the importance of the qualities we lack and our unfinished soul's potential. - Shannon L. Alder
Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art. - Freya Stark
All of us sport an invisible sign around our necks -- AS IS. It means, take me as I am. I may not become what you want me to be. And I’m far, far from perfect. But I have some great qualities, too, as well as my share of faults. You will have to take me AS IS and I’ll take you that way, too. - Steve Goodier
Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self-respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady. - Thomas H. Huxley
Virtues are the internal qualities that allow us to be our best selves and enable us to lead complete and fulfilling lives. - Jonathan V. Last
Look for the positive qualities in your client's negative behavior. - Marilyn Suttle
The qualities required to be a good leader are usually incompatible with the qualities required to become a leader. - Francis Mont
When both you and your spouse actively focus on developing godly character qualities, the foundation of your marriage will be twice as strong. - Elizabeth George
Whatever kind of seed is sown in a field, prepared in due season, a plant of that same kind, marked with the peculiar qualities of the seed, springs up in it. - Guru Nanak
Strategic personal qualities you can base your self-confidence on are those which are interesting for all mankind. - Rossana Condoleo
But the shadow is merely somewhat inferior, primitive, unadapted, and awkward; not wholly bad. It even contains childish or primitive qualities which would in a way vitalize and embellish human existence, but convention forbids! - C.G. Jung
DARING, n. One of the most conspicuous qualities of a man in security. - Ambrose Bierce
Faithfulness and character are noble qualities that God honors. - Jim George
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help. - Judith Martin
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty. - Juvenal
Beliefs that are good promote your potential and enhance your unique special qualities. - Deborah Day
Humbleness, modest and down to earth that recognize the real power and true sense of values towards the achievement of good life and enduring everlasting qualities. - Chris Salamone
REVIEW, v.t. To set your wisdom (holding not a doubt of it, Although in truth there's neither bone nor skin to it) At work upon a book, and so read out of it The qualities that you have first read into it. - Ambrose Bierce
Always to be right, always to trample forward, and never to doubt, are not these the great qualities with which dullness takes the lead in the world? - William Makepeace Thackeray
We hold that happenings which may even compel the heart to break cannot break the human spirit, or rob it of its most essential qualities. - May Kendall
When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks. - Natalie Clifford Barney
Relatedness is vital in a time when so many people suffer from social deafness. Emotional insensitivity being caused by a redoubtable tin ear makes it impossible to hear any signs of empathy or capture the vibrant qualities of ‘sharing’. ("Only needed a light ") - Erik Pevernagie
And that's the point; not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength and power. Not wanting to be girls, they don't want to be tender, submissive, peace-loving as good women are. Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their week ones. - Jill Lepore
Life cannot find reasons to sustain it, cannot be a source of decent natural regard, unless each of us resolves to breathe such qualities into it. - Frank Herbert
One of the essential qualities of the clinician is interest in humanity, for the secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient. - Elizabeth Bradley
The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur. - Vince Lombardi
The truest mark of being born with great qualities, is being born without envy. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
It is an infirmity of our nature to mingle our interests and prejudices with the operation of our reasoning powers, and attribute to the objects of our likes and dislikes qualities they do not possess and effects they can not produce. - Andrew Jackson
Let us be sure that the lady of our choice possesses certain tangible qualities that we admire; and if in other ways she falls short of our ideal, we must be patient and call to mind those qualities that first induced us to begin our courting. - Murasaki Shikibu
The way a book is read- which is to say,the qualities a reader brings to a book- can have as much to do with its worth as anything the author puts into it. - Norman Cousins
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