Quotation Explorer - 'Statements'

The less a man makes declarative statements the less apt he is to look foolish in retrospect.
Remember, the thoughts that you think and the statements you make regarding yourself determine your mental attitude. If you have a worthwhile objective, find the one reason why you can achieve it rather than hundreds of reasons why you can’t. - Napoleon Hill
...eating is the purest mode of consumption. Our purchases are statements about our social class, our friends, and our beliefs. Buying something as continually necessary as food is an ongoing act of self-definition. - Evan D.G. Fraser
He with whom neither slander that gradually soaks into the mind, nor statements that startle like a wound in the flesh, are successful may be called intelligent indeed. - Confucius
The traveller must, of course, always be cautious of the overly broad generalisation. But I am an American, and a paucity of data does not stop me from making sweeping, vague, conceptual statements and, if necessary, following these statements up with troops. - George Saunders
For if you do not wish to be ‘just a number’ then do not measure yourself accordingly. Bank statements and scales are instruments employed by society that confine you to a limited summation of yourself born is the human void. - Nicole Bonomi
It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.
The most profound statements are often said in silence. - Lynn Johnston
The conviction that's underneath a lot of other statements is, "I don't trust Gjod. - Matt Chandler
If a `religion' is defined to be a system of ideas that contains unprovable statements, then Godel taught us that mathematics is not only a religion, it is the only religion that can prove itself to be one. - John D. Barrow
Statements of ordinary people are ignored like poor freebies, statements of great people are accepted like profound philosophy. - Amit Kalantri
The cupidity centered on bank statements and shareholdings is more difficult to understand than the avarice of an Elizabethan trader. - Penelope Lively
Clearly articulated goals aligned with your vision and mission statements motivate you and galvanize your efforts to move forward towards your dream. - Julie Connor
Statements make sense for somebody who needs advice. I’m not giving advice. I don’t instruct. At my best, I delight. That’s my job. - Ron Koertge
People call me a feminist whenever I express statements that distinguish me from a doormat. - Rebecca West
All general statements are false. - Unknown
Proverbs are the literature of reason, or the statements of absolute truth, without qualification. Like the sacred books of each nation, they are the sanctuary of its intuitions. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is this mythical, or rather symbolic, content of the religious traditions which is likely to come into conflict with science. This occurs whenever this religious stock of ideas contains dogmatically fixed statements on subjects which belong in the domain of science. - Albert Einstein
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