Quotation Explorer - 'Stands'

Don't SAY things. What you ARE stands over you the while, and thunders so that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
LSD stands out for learning to slow down. - Santosh Kalwar
Time moves on for us, for you it stands still. You will be forever ageless as we grow old, your smile will never wrinkle, nor will that shine in your eyes fade.. - Kendal Rob
Your fear of death is but the trembling of the shepherd when he stands before the king whose hand is to be laid upon him in honour. - Kahlil Gibran
The Sun-Dial at Wells CollegeThe shadow by my finger castDivides the future from the past:Before it, sleeps the unborn hourIn darkness, and beyond thy power:Behind its unreturning line,The vanished hour, no longer thine:One hour alone is in thy hands,--The NOW on which the shadow stands. - Henry Van Dyke
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained. - Mark Twain
Your future and success stands at the door steps of your own efforts and hardworking. - Auliq Ice
The strongest man in the world is the man who stands alone. - Thomas H. Huxley
There is one thing alonethat stands the brunt of life throughout its course:a quiet conscience. - Euripides
On the left side of a strong woman, stands a strong man; he is strengthened by her character. - Ellen J. Barrier
Many pride themselves, staking claim to the noble virtue that is loyalty. However, many resolve to give their allegiance to nothing. How can one demand loyalty, if one stands by nothing, nor commits to the realization of an ideal? - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
The only antidote to the unnerving effects of such incoherence is integrity. People and organizations with integrity are wholly themselves. No aspect of self stands different or apart. At their center is clarity, not conflict. When they go inside to find themselves, there is only one self there. - Margaret Wheatley
Truth stands the test of time; lies are soon exposed.
To truly know someone is to know the silence that stands for the thing they never speak of. - Robert Brault
The giver is the blessed! The receiver stands still. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
I rouse Emily to our guests, as she finishes off our fifteenth snowman by setting the head atop its torso. She stands limp at my direction, pointing out the coming shadows and I cannot help but hear a muffled sigh as she decapitates her latest creation with a single push of her hand. - Nathan Reese Maher
Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. - Harry S Truman
So it ever must be in the conflicting scenes of life, in the long, weary march, each one walks alone. We may have many friends, love, kindness, sympathy and charity, to smooth our pathway in everyday life, but in the tragedies and triumphs of human experience, each mortal stands alone. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity and therefore be regarded as a pretty fair measure of it. - Arthur Schopenhauer
A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
He who stands by his heart has God in him. Our conscience is what unites us with God. - Suzy Kassem
Declutter your life from the burden of all that stands between you and your dreams. - K.J. Kilton
It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does. - William Faulkner
All fingers are not same in length but when they are bent all stands equal. Life becomes easy when we bend and adjust to situations. - herryicm
In the treatment of poverty nationally, one fact stands out: there are twice as many white poor as Negro poor in the United States. Therefore I will not dwell on the experiences of poverty that derive from racial discrimination, but will discuss the poverty that affects white and Negro alike. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Jesus never spoke of truth in abstraction, as something that stands alone. Jesus always spoke of truth in relation to God being revealed through himself. - Tim McConnell
You might lose battles in your life time. However, every person that stands bravely on the side of justice, for people that have no voice, wins the true battle---Gods. - Shannon L. Alder
The one who stands alone can become a winner, but can he be happy - Prabakaran Thirumalai
You think I can't get it up anymore, maybe? Lemme tell you, you eat enough garlic and it stands up every time. - Alberto Vitale
In spite of its alluring name, the welfare state stands or falls by compulsion. It is compulsion imposed upon us with the state’s power to punish noncompliance. Once this is clear, it is equally clear that the welfare state is an evil the same as every restriction of freedom. - Wilhelm Röpke
A woman that knows her worth doesn't measure herself against another woman but stands strong, calmed and self confident. - Auliq Ice
The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone. - Henrik Ibsen
The world stands aside to let anyone pass who knows where he is going. - David Starr Jordan
Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women - Maya Angelou
I feel sad for the people who I hear always plan, plan, plan the next day's event to occur. Life only stands still for them. - Ingrid Nkenlifack
Ignorance is avoiding that which stands in front of me out of the misplaced hope that it will put what I’m ignoring behind me. Instead, it’s most certain to drop it on top of me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Hear me, my chiefs! I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever. - Chief Joseph
Every good and excellent thing in the world stands moment to moment on the razor edge of danger and must be fought for. - Thornton Wilder
I always wondered what the 4 letters in LIFE stands for. I now understand that they stand for: Little Interesting Facts Everyday. - Armin Houman
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
In a surreal gift from the universe, time both stands still and flies past you in that singular moment when you find out someone you once loved is gone. - Rachel Thompson
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity. - John F. Kennedy
All the prophecy of Israel turns on one simple but extremely effective idea: namely that all Israel, living and dead, from Sinai to the present hour, stands in its relation to God as a single immortal individual. - Herman Wouk
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. - William Blake
With God, anything that stands against you will always be inferior to what resides within you. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
And even as each one of you stands alone in God's knowledge, so must each one of you be alone in his knowledge of God and in his understanding of the earth. - Kahlil Gibran
When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us? - Pam Brown
True worship can only take place when we agree to God sitting not only on His throne in the center of the universe, but on the throne that stands in the center of our heart. - Robert Colman
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. - Martin Luther King Jr.
As it stands there is a very strong argument that as the book trade becomes increasingly corporate it's our literary heritage that is at risk - a vital part of our culture. - Sara Sheridan
As it stands right now, I lead Richard Pryor in heart attacks, two to one. However, Richard still leads me, one to nothing, in burning yourself up. - George Carlin
When a great man stands on a land for a moment, the land becomes not just a great land for a moment, but a great landmark! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The idea of God, infinity, or spirit stands for the possible attempt at an impossible conception. - Edgar Allan Poe
Nations rise and fall, flourish and decay, by what they believe in and by what their culture stands for. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
No doubt the foregoing litany of obstacles in the path of success stands out more sharply in retrospect than it did at the time. Hindsight can distort; prophets become prophets only in time. - Fredrik Logevall
I am sure of God's hand and guidance... You must never doubt that I am thankful and glad to go the way which I am being led. My past life is abundantly full of God's mercy and, above all sin, stands the forgiving love of the Crucified. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Forgive your self and others by removing the anger that stands in your way and replace it with love, to heal your soul and your spirit. - Angie karan
cross-national studies show that the U.S. poverty rate, which stands persistently above 12 percent, is not only the highest poverty rate of any advanced industrial nation, but is more than twice the average for that group.Pursuing the American Dream, 9, 276 - Calvin C. Jillson
The moist star, upon whose influence Neptune's empire stands. - William Shakespeare
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise. - Marcus Claudius Tacitus
Power is lonely. Power stands apart. I have power. Therefore, I'm lonely. - Lesley Howarth
As you discover what strength you can draw from your community in this world from which it stands apart, look outward as well as inward. Build bridges instead of walls. - Sonia Sotomayor
The only thing that stands between a person and what they want in life is the will to try it and the faith to believe it is possible. - Rich DeVos
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law. - Voltaire
Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience He stands waiting, with exactness grinds He all. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Just what is it that America stands for? If she stands for one thing more than another it is for the sovereignty of self-governing people. - Woodrow Wilson
It is theologically and anthropologically important for woman to be at the center of Christianity. Through Mary, and the other holy women, the feminine element stands at the heart of the Christian religion. - Pope Benedict XVI
And then, you just realise that everything you've ever needed to succeed just lies inside of you. You just really needed to look inside and draw from the strenght that lies inside. Nothing stands impossible at that very moment. You seem SUPERHUMAN! - Ufuoma Apoki
Many surround themselves with luminaries, but in so doing they dull their own sparkle. If you want to shine bright, look to the heavens and see how the brightest star always stands apart from those lesser shining stars. - Stephen Richards
Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. - William Alexander
Come ye viewless ministers of this dread hour! Come from the fenny lake, the hanging rock, and the midnight cave! The moon is red the stars are out the sky is burning and all nature stands aghast at what we do! - William Mudford
Holding on stands in the way of what's meant for you. - Auliq Ice
The real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort-he never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature. - Arnold Bennett
In his grief over the loss of a dog, a little boy stands for the first time on tiptoe, peering into the rueful morrow of manhood. After this most inconsolable of sorrows there is nothing life can do to him that he will not be able somehow to bear. - James Thurber
Unchecked pride evolves into swagger, a hypnotizing mask of insecurity that can and does compromise our ability to make progress and attain power. Pride stands in the way of forgiveness and a strategic approach to navigating a chessboard rigged to prevent pawns from becoming kings and queens. - Jason Whitlock
The non-violent resistor not only avoids external, physical violence, but he avoids internal violence of spirit. He not only refuses to shoot his opponent, but he refuses to hate him. And he stands with understanding, goodwill at all times. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity. - John F. Kennedy
Behind every dreamer stands an army full of true believers. - Chris Burkmenn
Revolution is a spectators sport. The majority will sit in the stands and watch the factions fight. At the end they will choose side with the team that is winning. - George Lincoln Rockwell
Everything in ...nature, is descended out that which is eternal, and stands as a. ..visible outbirth of it, so when we know how to separate out the grossness, death, and darkness. ..from it, we find. ..it in its eternal state. - William Law
Confidence scares off whatever stands in your way. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
A statue stands in a shaded placeAn angel girl with an upturned faceA name is written on a polished rockA broken heart that the world forgot - Martina Mcbride
You speak of the good conduct of your ancestors. As your own conduct is under discussion, and not theirs, I cannot see how their former good character can at all serve your present purpose. Fortunately for our country, every man stands upon his own merit. - Stephen Decatur
The elaborate caution with which the British commander now proceeded stands out in striking contrast with the temerity of his advance upon Bunker Hill in the preceding year.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope. - Robert F. Kennedy
The Klan as an Order stands behind Pure Womanhood and it is an inspiration to look into the face of one of your sex occupying the sacred desk and administering the Word of God to this people. - James Brice Klan, No. 28 Realm of Louisiana
A person who loves only oneself attracts many towards him/her because the parity of people nature works in tandem; but one who stands unselfish in life distracts many and so he remains without any. - Anuj Somany
He who stands in the true middle is seen as an extremist by the real extremists.
The difference between greater people and greatest people is the "est" which stands for "extra mile". Extra steps give Extraordinary results; Extraordinary people do Extra things. - Israelmore Ayivor
I catch movement from the corner of my eye. A tell slender boy stands near us, just a few feet away. Adrenaline bangs through my system. I shove Abel behind me and whip my knife from where I’d hidden it in my boot. Who the hell are you? - Georgia Clark
Do not judge a man by where he stands, but how he reached there. - Raheel Farooq
No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer It has chosen. - Minor White
Where desire writhed there stands a stone; the change was sudden and complete.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever. - Albert Einstein
Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently from the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of experience. - Albert Einstein
The written word is all that stands between memory and oblivion. Without books as our anchors, we are cast adrift, neither teaching nor learning. They are windows on the past, mirrors on the present, and prisms reflected all possible futures. Books are lighthouses erected on the dark sea of time. - Greg Weisman
Everything changes and nothing stands still. - Heraclitus
My care is like my shadow in the sun, Follows me flying, flies when I pursue it, Stands and lies by me, doth what I have done. - Elizabeth I
Ninja faith stands. It is not shaken when things seem contrary to what one expects. Ninja faith chooses to believe the truth. - Anna M. Aquino
Isn't it what life is about, after all? A series of images that pass us by like towns as you cross along a long road? Then suddenly, a scenario stands and we know that image, that moment and all the feelings connected to it will remain alive no matter what? - Angélica Calheiros - Nove dias para amar
D.D.R.C.T. which stands for "Dreams Do Really Come True". Yes, I'm a firm believer about that. I can even stand in a crowd and be an ambassador of Dreams Do Come True Club. - Diana Rose Morcilla
A hero stands up to the villain in themselves. - Ricky Maye
Love knows no limit to its endurance, no end to its trust, no fading of its hope; it can outlast anything. Love still stands when all else has fallen. - Blaise Pascal
Love is what stands in the way of self discovery, try not to find, it will find you. - Auliq Ice
I'm always looking for meaningful one-night stands - Dudley Moore
Whatever confronts your faith can be a test but if it stands to oppose the content of your personality and the validity of your convictions then it's threat. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself. - William Blake
He who kneels the most, stands the best. - D.L. Moody
Once a woman stands for a cause, the sounds of her stilettos echoes to the far ends of the earth that the world has no choice but to listen to her voice. Yes, she could be supple,flexible… but she is resilient. She is established. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
I sit next to you and the world stands still; eternity has become a timless unit of time. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
One good thing about love, when it touches you, time stands still. - Debasish Mridha
Victory stands on the back of sacrifice - Lexa
The cheese stands aloneThe cheese stands aloneHeigh-ho the merry-oThe cheese stands alone - Robert Cormier
Realness often stands alone but painfully just.© 2012 All Rights Reserved - TyLeishia Douglass
If the novels are still being read in 50 years, no one is ever going to say: ‘What’s great about that sixth book is that he met his deadline!’ It will be about how the whole thing stands up. - George R.R. Martin
Only Love That Stands Tall In All Condition Is The Unconditional One. - Shekhar Mishra
My past life is abundantly full of God’s mercy, and, above all sin, stands the forgiving love of the Crucified. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Behind almost every woman you ever heard of stands a man who let her down.
If you want to know how a man stands, go among the people who are in his same business. - Will Rogers
Loneliness is not the enemy of your joy as long as you know how you should always destroy the pensive mood that remains with you like a friend who never stands up for you when you’re forced to bend - Munia Khan
It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom. Without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail. - Albert Einstein
The reason why God doesn't show his face is because he stands behind a wall that can be broken. - Lionel Suggs
The challenge is never based on the size of the obstacle that stands before me. Rather, it is dictated by the degree of faith that rests within me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I have six locks on my door all in a row. When I go out, I lock every other one. I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three - Elayne Boosler
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love - Martin Luther King Jr.
The life mission God gave you was only appointed to you. If you are faithful, God will send someone into your life to support it. If your are blessed, he will send someone who shares your passion. If you are chosen, he will unlock every door that stands in your way. - Shannon L. Alder
Justice suffers when men refuse to stand firm for what is right. If we don’t fight lawlessness, it prevails. If we don’t establish the truth in our nations, truth becomes foreign in the country. God says there is no man when there is nobody who stands for the truth. - Sunday Adelaja
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It's the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and science. Whoever does not know it can no longer wander, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed. - Albert Einstein
A trusted man doesn't flip-flop on where he stands. He says what he means and stand where he stands.He's not easily influenced by fear. He's influenced by destiny and will not be taken advantage of. - Henry Johnson Jr
Realization includes everything, the mundane and the transcendental. In true awakening, nothing stands apart and nothing is excluded. If we find ourselves in a state where something is excluded, that state, however amazing it is, is still a dualistic state. - Enza Vita
And sometimes it doesn't matter how hard you try, how persuasive you can be, how much skill you have... you can't have everything. Sometimes you just can't win.""No. Sometimes you don't win." He gets to his feet, and Red stands beside him. "But I'll be damned if that's going to stop me from trying. - daystar721
I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he's wrong. Than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil. - Malcolm X
Welcome to where time stands stillNo one leaves and no one willMoon is full, never seems to changeJust labeled mentally derangedDream the same thing every nightI see our freedom in my sightNo locked doors, No windows barredNo things to make my brain seem scarred - Metallica Welcome Home Sanitarium
Being an artist means, not reckoning and counting, but ripening like the tree which does not force its sap and stands confidence in the storms of spring without fear that after them may come no summer - Rainer Maria Rilke
The amount of noise which anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Law stands mute in the midst of arms. - Cicero
Truth is what stands the test of experience. - Albert Einstein
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