Quotation Explorer - 'Substance'

Music and imagination are made of the same substance -they contain soulful substances that are more real than reality. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
I no longer have the energy for meaningless friendships, forced interactions or unnecessary conversations. If we don’t vibrate on the same frequency there’s just no reason for us to waste our time. I’d rather have no one and wait for substance than to not feel someone and fake the funk. - Joquesse Eugenia
Life provides the substance for poetry we just have to put it to paper - Sondra Tinnin
Mathematics is a wonderful common sense,To understand the harmony in nature magnificent; The wondrous language, & popular in terms of @ financeIts’ unique, and abundantly rich in terms of substance, - Priyavrat Thareja
A Man who has the confidence to not feel the need to defend his point of view and at the same time possess the openness to accept other's point of view, without being judgemental, yet managingto stay true to his convictions - Is the Man of Real Substance! - Wordions
she delighted in being of the same substance as them, and in knowing that when she died her flesh would nourish other lives as they had nourished her. - Philip Pullman
Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.
Creative power, is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic and as yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form.
We live in the hope that life will be different. Just a little more substance perhaps in the intrinsic frailty of the days. Such resignation frightens me. Between gunshots I get drunk. In secret, all knowledge becomes anxiety. - Floriano Martins
But there is greater comfort in the substance of silence than in the answer to a question. - Thomas Merton
Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue, But, like the shadow, proves the substance true. - Alexander Pope
Success is no proof of virtue. In the case of a book, quick acclaim is presumptive evidence of a lack of substance and originality. - Walter Kaufmann
pulling a great substance from a higher height whilst leaning on a slippery ground with the mentality of having the substance whilst standing is a thought of fantasy. You may only result in falling with the substance - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The sacred sense of beyond, of timelessness, of a world which had an eternal value and the substance of which was divine had been given back to me today by this friend of mine who taught me dancing. - Hermann Hesse
I am like the water that runs over me, immune to permanence, recycling endlessly. I am water; I am life. The form may change, but the substance stays the same. Strike me down and I will rise again. Vincit qui patitur. - Rick Yancey
It is with words that my heart sings, with the substance of integrity my character soars and without regret I look back smiling ~bns - Bluenscottish
The web of marriage is made by propinquity, in the day to day living side by side, looking outward in the same direction. It is woven in space and in time of the substance of life itself. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual -- when it begins to ignore the passions, the motions -- it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Your words may be heard but your attitude will be felt. Your attitude reveals your character so never try to deceive anyone with mere words. Word/Talk is cheap but character is key. It costs nothing to be authentic. Learn to be a man or woman of substance! - Kemi Sogunle
Women who focus on style over substance usually find themselves in a big fucking hole, with other men who want to fuck the hole. Oh so smooth, and none sophistacted. Because, you know, how sophisticated can hole-fucking really be - Emilie Autumn
Mehr sein als scheinen!( More substance than semblance! ) - Prussian Virtues
The human body is not a thing or a substance, given, but a continuous creation. - Norman O. Brown
Books, in the plural lose their solidity of substance and become a gas, filling all available space. - John Derbyshire
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. - Aesop
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many people would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.
Life of any real value or substance is not formed during good times merely enjoyed. - John Paul Warren
The thing they're trying to stop is 30-million people getting health insurance. That's the substance. - Chris Hayes
It is time to embrace mental health and substance use/abuse as illnesses. Addiction is a disease. - Steven Kassels
AIR, n. A nutritious substance supplied by a bountiful Providence for the fattening of the poor. - Ambrose Bierce
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
There is a pain so utter It swallows substance up Then covers the Abyss with Trance So Memory can step Around across opon it As one within a Swoon Goes safely where an open eye Would drop Him Bone by Bone. - Emily Dickinson
But freedom to differ is not limited to things that do not matter much. That would be a mere shadow of freedom. The test of substance is the right to differ as to things that touch the heart of the existing order. - Robert Jackson
The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama
There are things known—things experienced, felt, and understood—that words hold no power to convey. Attempting to do so only dilutes their substance and does them injustice. - Richelle E. Goodrich
To see through the illusion of duality, remember that fear and darkness have no substance in themselves, for they do not indicate the presence of a second universal force, but are only names given to the one Light unperceived. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Although she was fragile in appearance, every prohibition lost substance in her presence. - Elena Ferrante
If we could follow the slogan that says,"Turn off the TV and open a good book" we would do something of substance for a future generation. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Love is substance; Lust, illusion. Only in the surge of passion do the two mingle in confusion.
In choosing a mate, don't pick the tallest and most handsome or the most beautiful. Don't choose one just because that person raises your physical passions. Look for the person who is good from within, the one with substance and worth. - Helen Quist Milligan
Si inventer la substance, c'est indirectement inventer l'accident, plus l'invention est puissant, performante, et plus l'accident est dramatique. - Paul Virilio
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos; the materials must, in the first place, be afforded: it can give form to dark, shapeless substances but cannot bring into being the substance itself. - Mary Shelley
The light was frozen, dead, a ghost. Only from the yellow barrels of the microscopes did it borrow a certain rich and living substance, lying along the polished tubes like butter, streak after luscious streak in long recession down the work tables. - Aldous Huxley
I need to work on developing a new, less irritable personality. though I suspect that an empty nest would be at least a partial cure, today I resorted to substance abuse. - Eloisa James
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, evidence of things not seen. - Compton Gage
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. - William Shakespeare
Ambition built n the pain of others has no nobility or substance - rassool jibraeel snyman
Literalness, however, is not the substance from which human culture is made. - Begoña Aretxaga
Substance of your belief has nothing to do with the size of the book you use or how often you open it. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
An intangible substance, make up the world around us. But ironically, must still only foolishly trust, in what they can see or touch. - Sovereign Voice
It takes those who uses telescope of faith to catch a spiritual vision. To see the invisible things of the Spirit you need the eyes of faith. Faith sees beyond the physical eyes. Live and walk by faith. Christianity is a faith walk. The substance and evidence is seen only with the spiritual eyes. - Prince Akwarandu
Now faith is the substance of things hoped' for, the evidence of things not seen. - Bible
There was a brown substance inside and Chase had no doubt: it was heroin. Only a tiny amount, but very pure." - Cutting Right to the Chase Vol.2 - Stefania Mattana
Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance. - Sam Brown
#3528. The law respects form less than substance.
Cease distracting your mind of things with little substance. - Nikki Rowe
As long as politics is the shadow of big business, the attenuation of the shadow will not change the substance. - John Dewey
All perceptible matter comes from a primary substance, or tenuity beyond conception, filling all space, the akasha or luminiferous ether, which is acted upon by the life giving Prana or creative force, calling into existence, in never-ending cycles all things and phenomena. - Nikola Tesla
In the long run managements stressing accounting appearance over economic substance usually achieve little of either. - Warren Buffett
There is universal substance which is divine substance because where else can it be? - Jack Kerouac
Aside from velcro, time is the most mysterious substance in the universe. You can't see it or touch it, yet a plumber can charge you upwards of seventy-five dollars per hour for it, without necessarily fixing anything. - Dave Barry
Substance is like tree and smartness its shadow. The smartness is what we think it is and the substance is the real thing! - Utpal Vaishnav
Love is the substance with which God created the omniverse. - Stefan Emunds
It's just me throwing myself at you,romance as usual, us times us,not lust but moxibustion,a substance burning closeto the body as possiblewithout risk of immolation. - Alice Fulton
Now, evolution is the substance of fossils hoped for, the evidence of links not seen. - Duane T. Gish
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