Quotation Explorer - 'Signs'

A person can choose to stand against adversity, but most people will run from it before they come to terms with who they truly are, a wise person watches through adversity and follows the signs when it is their turn to stand. - Faith Brashear
If every age has its own characteristic doctrine, there are a thousand signs which point to Fascism as the characteristic doctrine of our time.
When you are always present in the now, you will never be shocked or surprised by anything: because you will see or sense the signs of the change or changes in something or someone as it/they happen right in-front of your very eyes. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
We know how to read traffic lights, but what don't you know how to read spiritual signs? - Paul Gitwaza
The geographical pilgrimage is the symbolic acting out an inner journey. The inner journey is the interpolation of the meanings and signs of the outer pilgrimage. One can have one without the other. It is best to have both. - Thomas Merton
In Tulsa, restaurants have signs that say, ``Sorry, we're open.'' - Roseanne Barr
Do Not Disturb signs should be written in the language of the hotel maids.
Warning signs that lover is bored: 1. Passionless kisses 2. Frequent sighing 3. Moved, left no forwarding address. - Matt Groening
Digressions, objections, delight in mockery, carefree mistrust are signs of health; everything unconditional belongs in pathology. - Friedrich Nietzsche
People who demand signs never believe them when they come. - Michael Card
sometimes the little words we put down are signs of the greater ones inside". - TopsyGift
Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. - Ann Landers
FLAG, n. A colored rag borne above troops and hoisted on forts and ships. It appears to serve the same purpose as certain signs that one sees and vacant lots in London -- "Rubbish may be shot here." - Ambrose Bierce
The drive to Santa Fe on I-25 is midly zen. There are public road signs that say "Gusty Winds May Exist". This seems more like lazy philosophy than travel advice. - Chuck Klosterman
And so people ask God for signs and wonders. Yet when signs are given and wonders are performed, most can't even see them! I therefore believe that it's not signs people should be asking God for; but you should be asking God for Sight! - C. JoyBell C.
I'm a happy person. If you want to be around me, you can either choose to be happy too, or follow the signs to the nearest exit! - Sharon Swan
I've always thought respectable people scoundrels, and I look anxiously at my face every morning for signs of my becoming a scoundrel. - Bertrand Russell
Either I’ve got a wart on my nose they find curious, or I’ve grown a tail, Albie Merani muttered to himself. Just then he thought. I’d better get a move on, got work to do. He hurried across to some stairs, heading down deeper into station, then followed the signs to the pod station. - R.W. Rivers
Psychics, astrology, tarot cards - all these mystical non-sense are signs of a weak mind. Whenever such garbage starts grabbing hold of you, seek the help of a physician or therapist. - Abhijit Naskar
Carve your own adventure, bloom your own romance, thread your own signs - Noor Iskandar
The Christian worldview, contra-postmodernism, understands language not as a Self-referential, merely human and ultimately arbitrary system of signs that is reducible to contingent cultural factors, but it has the gift of a rational God entrusted to beings made in his own image and likeness. - Douglas Groothuis
We watch the sky, we watch it alive and we watch it die, looking for signs. We live like wind, with hope in wings that we will get there, never sooner or never later, but at a right time. - Anthony Liccione
Tenderness of heart and kindness of the soul are not signs of weakness, but they are signs of inner strength. - Debasish Mridha
There’s a much different message received, when the signs written in the flesh were not in your hand writing. - Dixie Waters
We often concentrate on the negative side of humanity. However, humanity is growing and maturing everyday and showing signs of a better future. - Debasish Mridha
The poet…is the man of metaphor: while the philosopher is interested only in the truth of meaning, beyond even signs and names, and the sophist manipulates empty signs…the poet plays on the multiplicity of signifieds. - Jacques Derrida
As Christians, we are not to beg for signs and wonders but, to command them all the time and not some of the time. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Our street corners keep secrets, and our road signs only suggest, never deciding for us, never knowing if the destination to which they lead is where we truely belong. - Alex Gaskarth
Publishers are notoriously slothful about numbers, unless they're attached to dollar signs - unlike journalists, quarterbacks, and felony criminal defendants who tend to be keenly aware of numbers at all times. - Hunter S. Thompson
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions. - Kahlil Gibran
If a cluttered desk signs a cluttered mind, Of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?
The English philosopher Michael Oakeshott notes that one of the signs of being cold today is that one knows what one doesn't have to know. - Joseph Epstein
One of the consequences of sin is that it makes the sinner pity himself instead of causing him to turn to God. One of the first signs of new life is that the individual takes sides with God against himself. - Donald Grey Barnhouse
Al-Qur'an is not a book of Science, ‘S-C-I-E-N-C-E’ but a book of Signs ‘S-I-G-N-S - Zakir Naik
The signs of sociopathy are usually there before we are abused; most of us just don’t know enough to recognize them - P. A. Speers
Imagining that you are deep and complex, but others are simple, is one of the primary signs of malignant selfishness. - Stefan Molyneux
As regards plots I find real life no help at all. Real life seems to have no plots. And as I think a plot desirable and almost necessary, I have this extra grudge against real life. But I think there are signs that strange things happen, though they do not emerge - Ivy Compton-Burnett
Reasoning with senselessness will never build faith. Faith is strengthened when you stop collecting fragmented signs and questionable hunches, in order to build an acceptable reason for your wrong decisions and less than desirable circumstances. - Shannon L. Alder
What is man if the signs that predate him have such power? A human race has to invent sacrifices equal to the natural cataclysmic order that surrounds it. - Jean Baudrillard
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
This life is full of signs, many of which find their way to you exactly when you need them most. - Christy Hall
The importance of an artist is to be measured by the quantity of new signs which he has introduced to the language of art. - Henri Matisse
One of the first signs of the beginnings of understanding is the wish to die. This life appears unbearable, another unattainable. One is no longer ashamed of wanting to die; one asks to be moved from the old cell, which one hates, to a new one, which one will only in time come to hate. - Franz Kafka
Wonders and signs shall never cease. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Wonders and signs are miracles of God. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Some are born who never need them, Others still who never read them, signs. - Neil Diamond
Something, somewhere, knows what’s best for me and promises to keep sending me people and experiences to light my way as long as I live in gratitude and keep paying attention to the signs. - Jennifer Elisabeth
It might well appear to Sir Walter that there had been no quarrel. It was often the case that gentlemen did not observe the signs. - Susanna Clarke
A not complete unit or a new unit. The elements in the 3 parts should neither fit nor not fit together.One would like not to be led. Avoid the idea of a puzzle which could be solved. Remove the signs of thought. It is not thought which needs showing. - Jasper Johns
External signs of wealth and success are often cheap storefronts that hide internal mediocrity or even incompetence. - Gordon Atkinson
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution. - Kahlil Gibran
You are self employed. You work to pay your bills, build your dreams and create your life, regardless of who signs your paycheck. - Rob Liano
Logos and branding are so important. In a big part of the world, people cannot read French or English--but are great in remembering signs - Karl Lagerfeld
If love is like driving a car, then I must be the worst driver in the world. I missed all the signs and ended up lost. - Brian MacLearn
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement. - Florida Scott-Maxwell
Signs don’t shout; they whisper. - A.D. Posey
If you believe, you will begin to see signs and wonders. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In the physical ascension one sees the signs upon the horizons; in the spiritual ascension one sees the signs within himself. - Shaykh 'Abd al-Karim al-Jili
The imaginary is not formed in opposition to reality as its denial or compensation; it grows among signs, from book to book, in the interstice of repetitions and commentaries; it is born and takes shape in the interval between books. It is the phenomena of the library. - Michel Foucault
Lets not use obstacles as excuses for not achieving our dreams, use them as signs that the dream is worth it. - Steven Aitchison
Scars are not signs of weakness, they are signs of survival and endurance. - Rodney A. Winters
Sometimes the signs and signals of the non-language speaking world are not very clear. Then we have to walk in trust, move forward step by small step, until we are sure of the proper path. - Elaine Seiler
Words and laws in this world made place for signs and symbols. - Ben Midland
The signs are just not subtle enough to pass onto oversight in lieu of self preservation. - Daleen Van Tonder
A really great man is known by three signs... generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success. - Otto von Bismarck
Wit and puns aren't just decor in the mind; they're essential signs that the mind knows it's on, recognizes its own software, can spot the bugs in its own program. - Adam Gopnik
Not a scar just psychological,But as material as roaches,Street corners and billy clubs. A wound reopened systematically,Inflicted with economic anarchy And "No Help Wanted" signs. - Cabrini Gulag
Punctuation are like road signs; without them we just may get lost... - Nanette L. Avery
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