Quotation Explorer - 'Serves'

Don’t be the person who has an overflowing cup of knowledge but an inactive state of action. That serves no-one, that serves no purpose. - Tony Curl
A man's eye serves as a photography to the invisible, as well as his ear serves as echo to the silence. - Machado de Assis
God cares only for what is his, busies himself with only himself, thinks only of himself, and has only himself before his eyes...He serves no higher person, and satisfies only himself. His cause is--A purely egoistic cause. - Max Stirner
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
Your own thoughts serves as the magnet which attracts units of life from the great ocean of life out there. - Adedayo Olabamiji
If art serves any purpose at all it is to keep the spirit of freedom alive. - Marty Rubin
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind. - Leonardo da Vinci
ICHOR, n. A fluid that serves the gods and goddesses in place of blood. Fair Venus, speared by Diomed, Restrained the raging chief and said: "Behold, rash mortal, whom you've bled -- Your soul's stained white with ichorshed!" Mary Doke - Ambrose Bierce
Everything on earth is created for a purpose, it's up to us to find out what purpose each thing serves.
Poetry is the struggle against the simplification, codification, and mummification of language, it serves as a constant redirect - moving us to the experience to which the words point. - Billy Marshall Stoneking
Knowledge, like money and muck (manure), serves us best when spread evenly. - Stuart Aken
Burn the book. It serves you once.Read the book. Serves you for a lifetime.Lend the book. It serves for generations to come. - Kowtham Kumar K
When anyone thinks a woman who serves "gives 'cause that's what mothers or real women do," they deny her full humanity and thus fail to see the generosity inherent in her acts. - bell hooks
Life is a balanced system of learning and evolution. Whether pleasure or pain; every situation in your life serves a purpose. It is up to us to recognize what that purpose could be. - Steve Maraboli
Anticipating death and calling it gain, Christians are evangelists of the grotesque. The very hope of the Gospel rests directly upon our ability to imagine a world in which suffering serves as the soil from which resurrection springs. - Ben Palpant
If art serves any purpose at all, it is to keep alive the spirit of freedom. - Marty Rubin
The warrior guided by the spirit serves humanity, the warrior without, serves the ego - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
Providing employment is the best form of social service, as it serves you, others, your country, your world - the entire society. - Amit Kalantri
If you have no live, you serves them. - VicDo
Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them. - Leo Tolstoy
There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions in a way that serves the world and you. - Richard Branson
Every path serves a purpose.
Every now and then one paints a picture that seems to have opened a door and serves as a stepping stone to other things. - Pablo Picasso
A label locks me into a definition that people use to control me. A vision graces me with an idea that serves to release me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The awareness in the moment serves you the most when you are about to create your imagination into a reality. - Roshan Sharma
The fanatic emphasis on ‘Plan B’ that professionals talk about is not a coward’s fall-back system. It serves a purpose, a purpose that a strategist has envisioned and planned before the need for an alternate solution surfaces. - Andy Paula
I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time" so I ordered French toast during the Renaissance. - Steven Wright
People are fond of spouting out the old clich%uFFFD about how Van Gogh never sold a painting in his lifetime. Somehow his example serves to justify to us, decades later, that there is somehow merit in utter failure. Perhaps, but the man did commit suicide. - Hugh Macleod
Those who kow-towed to the prosecution and denounced the Nazi regime got it in the neck just the same. It serves them right. - Herman Goering
There Is A Fine Line Between A Man of God And One Who Serves The Devil. - Chris Mentillo
Distraction serves evil more than any other mental state. - Stefan Molyneux
There is nothing that gives a man consequence, and renders him fit for command, like a support that renders him independent of everybody but the State he serves. - George Washington
There is no place for grief in a house which serves the Muse. - Sappho
My shadow serves as the friend I crave. - Anna Akhmatova
The highest duty of the writer is to remain true to himself and let the chips fall where they may. In serving his vision of the truth the artist best serves his nation. - John F. Kennedy
Every man serves a useful purpose: A miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor. - Laurence J. Peter
I respect every soldier, from every country, who serves beside us in the hard work of history. America is grateful, and America will not forget. - George W. Bush
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at. - Bruce Lee
God’s road for us may not be one that appears successful from our human vantage point, yet serves as part of his divine plan to fulfill his purposes in our lives. - Dillon Burroughs
Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.
It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag who gives that protester the freedom to abuse and burn that flag.
Leave yesterday in yesterday. If yesterday cannot add value to YOUR today, then it has no place and serves no purpose. - Stephanie Lahart
Perversion is a sleeping monster; art is a fanning mistress. Art serves the perversion that is deep and often dormant within human beings. - Thiruman Archunan
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
Money serves those who can match it the right way. So it is for us to decide and understand the meaning of Live Rich or Die Rich - Gian Kumar
We all have strategies to distract ourselves from what we cannot bear. Memory, for example, serves such a function. - Paul Park
If I assume the ‘truth’ to be negotiable based on whether or not it serves my agenda, then my agenda has become my ‘truth.’ And the ‘truth’ of the matter is, when I do this I’ve chosen to take a treacherous path through some very deep woods where neither path nor woods exist. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
One must know oneself, if this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better. - Blaise Pascal
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
Religion serves all of us; men, women, gays, straights, blacks, whites, Americans and Indians. If it does not comply with our needs, wishes and happiness, then religion without a doubt is a plague that must be stopped. - M.F. Moonzajer
Art serves to confront that which is outside order, to give form to the obscene. In the process, it opens it to transformations that can not only make it safe for public consumption, not a powerful vehicle through which to address the public imagination. - Jennifer Birkett
In serving the poor,one serves humanity.In serving mankind,one serves equity.In serving goodness,one serves God.In serving the Creator,one serves himself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
is dedicated to serves the unfortunate, regardless of a person's religion, race, ethnicity, or gender, as a demonstration of God's unconditional love for all people, helping communities worldwide.Ethical junction making choices easy. - Paul Chehade
What are you doing today that serves the greater mission for your life? Once you can answer that question without batting an eye, that's when you're really on to something. - Chris Hill
The medical system serves a very important purpose for many, but our most common lifestyle diseases are better served with use of the Self Care System. - Nina Leavins
I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance. - Steven Wright
A person’s attitude to money determines whom he serves in life. - Sunday Adelaja
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Despots prefer the friendship of the dog, who, unjustly mistreated and debased, still loves and serves the man who wronged him. - Charles Fourier
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason. - Jeremy Taylor
A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Every piece of art is a mirror and serves the function of reflectivity to expose to you and reveal to you more of who you are. - Darryl Anka
Our specific profession serves a sacred purpose. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Far too often we’ve let humanity become a commodity that serves us along the way, rather than an asset that enriches our journey. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
However, when we are depressed, being reminded of other people's suffering only serves to increase our self-hatred. - Dorothy Rowe
Earthquake means destruction; dictator means destruction! In the case of earthquake, you need a strong building; in the case of dictator, you need an educated rational mind, because an irrational ignorant mind always serves the dictator! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Adopting the language of a pretense only serves to ease participation in it. - Bartok, Last Knights
Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning. - Louisa May Alcott
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