Quotation Explorer - 'Relations'

All the President is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway. - Harry S Truman
A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation. - Bertrand Russell
Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind.
The truth, he thought, has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths. - Graham Greene
Undying love, attention and sacrifice is an essential fuel for relations - Alok Jagawat
It is essential to happiness that our way of living should spring from our own deep impulses and not from the accidental tastes and desires of those who happen to be our neighbors, or even our relations. - Bertrand Russell
It takes great courage when you are suffering to see beyond your suffering to the clear relations between things, to the laws that cause and govern your suffering; it takes great courage to be ruthless with one's griefs. - Andre Harvey
It is the function of creative people to perceive relations between thoughts, or things, or forms of expressions that seem utterly different, and to be able to Connect the seemingly Unconnected". - William Plomer
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled. - Richard Feynman
Severability is an important concept in the context of the relations between this Court and Parliament; like 'reading down', it is an instrument of judicial restraint which reduces the danger of producing an overbroad judicial reaction to overbroad legislation. - Albie Sachs
Accustomed to the veneer of noise, to the shibboleths of promotion, public relations, and market research, society is suspicious of those who value silence.
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection. - Bertrand Russell
The only type of sexual relations possible are those with someone who is as advanced and capable as oneself. - G.I. Gurdjieff
Everything you do or say is public relations. - Unknown
All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses his real conditions of life, and his relations with his kind.
Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends. - Jacques Delille
How could a state be governed, or protected in its foreign relations if every individual remained free to obey or not to obey the law according to his private opinion. - Thomas Hobbes
Trust is the base for all relations. If it breaks, then it’s not easy to rejoin. It’s very easy to say ‘I don’t trust you’, but the pain these words cause is immense. - Faraaz Kazi
Time is running faster than watch.Life is running faster than Time.We are running faster than Life.In this race, relations are being left behind - Pankaj Gupta
It is the function of creative men to perceive the relations between thoughts, or things, or forms of expression that may seem utterly different, and to be able to combine them into some new forms-the power to connect the seemingly unconnected. - William Plomer
...legal procedure has always tacitly been concerned with human relations, rather than abstract justice, and that consequently in spite of the legal codes it is really the human relations underneath that determine the verdicts in the courts. - James Jones
They still had sexual relations with another, slept in the same bed, shared kisses and intimacy and matrimonial fluid, however both were not married to each other in that sense, although there was a piece of paper that said otherwise. - Keira D. Skye
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations. - Charles Dickens
I love hearing my relations abused. It is the only thing that makes me put up with them at all. - Oscar Wilde
Man is the highest essence of man, hence with the categorical imperative to overthrow all relations in which man is a debased, enslaved, abandoned, despicable essence. - Karl Marx
Relations are by product of Money(mostly), keep your finances in line and rest all is taken care" This is a fact, which would be rarely accepted by people, but inside everyone knows that...Those who've not yet experienced it would still say, money cannot buy love, respect bla bla bla... - honeya
International Relations are too important to be left to the specialists. - Karl Wolfgang Deutsch
Patience is an unfailing remedy for friction in personal relations. Even if a person has never won a beauty contest, has no money in the bank, can't even change a flat tire, if he or she has inexhaustible patience, then we will find that life with such a person will never grow stale. - Eknath Easwaran
But in practical affairs, particularly in politics, men are needed who combine human experience and interest in human relations with a knowledge of science and technology. - Max Born
The barriers between animal and human come down very easily. We belong to a single great family, and if we are lonely and unhappy we gladly accept the friendship of our distant relations. - Marlen Haushofer
Education about gender and peace is important. Educational strategies to promote peace must consider all relations of dominance. - Widad Akreyi
The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it. - Edward R. Murrow
No hatred is so bitter as that of near relations. - Cornelius Tacitus
In human relations a little language goes farther than a little of almost anything else. Whereas one language now often makes a wall, two can make a gate.
For several years more I maintained public relations with the Almighty. But privately, I ceased to associate with him. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Human beings are very unpredictable in relations and there are no written agreements... Unlike in business transactions... - honeya
But I can't help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. - Oscar Wilde
Not till we are lost, in other words, not till we have lost the world, do we begin to find ourselves, and realize the infinite extent of our relations. - Henry David Thoreau
If I ever conceive any original idea, it will be because I have been abnormally prone to confuse ideas ... and I have thus found remote analogies and relations which others have not considered! Others rarely make these confusions, and proceed by precise analysis. - Kenneth J.W. Craik
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people. There is no more mistaken path to happiness than worldliness. - Arthur Schopenhauer
asked himself In what country on earth would you rather live He first answered Certainly in my own where are all my friends my relations and the earliest and sweetest affections and recollections of my life. But he continued which would be your second choice His answer France. - Thomas Jefferson
relations are the failures of life.. - jay kaur
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills. - Gautama Buddha
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers. - Daniel J. Boorstin
What is important is to deeply understand things and their relations to each other. This is where intelligence lies. The fact of being quick or slow isn’t really relevant. - Laurent Schwartz
Nothing is so much to be shunned as sex relations. - Saint Augustine
I can't help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. - Oscar Wilde
The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible. - George Washington
C'est pour les villageois que j'éprouve le plus de pitié. Ils ont été des victimes innocentes, commes les enfants. Parce que Tchernobyl n'a pas été inventé par les paysans. Eux, ils avaient leurs propres relations avec la nature. Relations de confiance et non de conquête. - Svetlana Alexievich
When one comes from the bottom they know how to deal with people on the bottom.When one educates themself to communicate they learn how to deal with a multitude of types of people.Life experience, and communication is at the core of people relations. - Therone Shellman
To stand in true relations with men in a false age is worth a fit of insanity, is it not? - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our attitude to these criticisms must be determined by our whole moral and emotional reaction to the future of international relations and the Peace of the World. - John Maynard Keynes
People are like detectives in their relations, they eventually find what they are searching for. - Umut Kisa
It has been my experience that one cannot, in any shape or form, depend on human relations for lasting reward. It is only work that truly satisfies. - Bette Davis
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