Quotation Explorer - 'Surest'

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A hammer made of deadlines is the surest tool for crushing writer's block. - Ryan Lilly
The surest way to a child's heart is to spend time with them. - Kevin Heath
In a world of twelve-years-olds in sexy boots and nans in sparkly mini-dresses, the surest way to tell the prostitute walking into a hotel at Heathrow is to look for the lady in the designer suit. - Belle de Jour
The surest way of concealing from others the boundaries of one's own knowledge is not to overstep them. - Giacomo Leopardi
Goodness without knowledge... is weak and feeble, yet knowledge without goodness is dangerous.... Both united form the noblest character and lay the surest foundation of usefulness to mankind. Many men went a walking and many crippled men, did not. - John Phillips
Making universal prosperity a right is the surest way to universal poverty. - J.S.B. Morse
The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him. - Robert Benchley
The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust. - Henry L. Stimson
The surest hindrance of success is to have too high a standard of refinement in our own minds, or too high an opinion of the judgment of the public. He who is determined not to be satisfied with anything short of perfection will never do anything to please himself or others. - William Hazlitt
Now he found out a new thing--namely, that to promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing. - Mark Twain
Being convinced one knows the whole story is the surest way to fail.
Employment is the surest antidote to sorrow. - Ann Radcliffe
Dreams don't work unless you take action. The surest way to make your dreams come true is to live them. - Roy T. Bennett
The surest way to suppress our ability to understand the meaning of God and the importance of worship is to take things for granted...Indifference to the sublime wonder of living is the root of sin. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
To pursue happiness for its own sake is the surest way to lose it. - George Roche
The surest cure for selfishness is to continually practice random acts of kindness. - R.A.Delmonico
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them. - Socrates
The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
The surest path to success is to learn to have a healthy relationship with failure. If we aren't failing, then we aren't doing anything interesting. - Kristen Lamb
The surest antidote for anxiety is to always do your best and have complete trust in God. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice. - Mark Twain
The surest way to make your dreams come true is to live them. - Roy T. Bennett
The surest way to remain poor is to be honest. - Napoléon Bonaparte
The surest way to damage society is to call for a "great man" to lead it. The surest way to improve society is to become a great man to lead oneself and convince others to do likewise. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. - Bill Watterson
All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction. - Marya Mannes
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. in the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. The source of better ideas is wisdom. The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education. - Whitney Griswold
All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it. - Alexis de Tocqueville
The surest method against scandal is to live it down by perseverance in well doing.
All really great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction. - Marya Mannes
The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them. - Socrates
There is nothing which can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness. - George Washington
Thinking about something is the surest way to miss out on the beauty of that actual something. - Bentinho Massaro
Doing the right thing is the surest path to public condemnation. - Jeffrey Scott Jenkins
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