Quotation Explorer - 'Takes'

Literature is the human activity that takes the fullest and most precise account of variousness, possibility, complexity, and difficulty. - Lionel Trilling
When it comes to the core of who we are, it takes incredible effort to shift more than one standard deviation from the mean of your life. - E. Obeng-Amoako Edmonds
It takes both sides to build a bridge. - Fredrik Nael
Victory takes risk and risk takes courage to overcome the evil demons from our past. - Cecibel Contreras
It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad. - Jimmy Buffett
To realize that we are just a breath away from eternity takes a lot of guts and brain power. So, spend your breath wisely. - Jestoni Revealed
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well -- he has changed his market-cart into a chariot of the sun. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It takes a village to raise an idiot.
It takes awhile, but eventually you realize they lost you. You didn’t lose them. - Dominic Riccitello
Bring your dreams to reality. Believe in yourself. You know you have what it takes, to make your dreams come true. Start now and dedicate yourself to success. Shoot for the stars and make it happen. - Mark F. LaMoure
Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world--to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want. - Ayn Rand
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. - Charlie Chaplin
I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up! - Mark Twain
A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability. Not that I'm saying a woman can't provide stability, I'm not saying that...It does take a father though. - Tom DeLay
It takes more than balls to be a woman. It takes ovaries. - Solange nicole
Forgiveness is no easy task; it takes a lifetime of remembering to move on - LDarnell
It takes a certain level of consciousness to 'want' to grow your consciousness. - Matthew Donnelly
It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea. - Robert Anton Wilson
Give second chances, third chances, but not a fourth, a fifth, a sixth and so on. Appreciate yourself and understand your worth know it takes time for people to change, to become better. But know what you can take and what you deserve. - Dominic Riccitello
The hand that gives is among the hand that takes. Money has no fatherland, financiers are without patriotism and without decency, their sole object is gain. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Religious unity does not come so easily. It is not a piece of pie, which you can buy in the shop. It takes sincere efforts from every single human being on this planet. - Abhijit Naskar
I've learned that you know your husband still loves you when there are two brownies left and he takes the smaller one. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
School is about learning to wait your turn, however long it takes to come, if ever. And how to submit with a show of enthusiasm to the judgment of strangers, even if they are wrong, even if your enthusiasm is phony. - John Taylor Gatto
To forgive is a decision, to forget takes effort, to heal is a process, to believe again takes courage. - Victoria Wen
Everyone is beautiful...it just takes the right person to see it - Singh Amendra
The important thing to recognize is that it takes a team, and the team ought to get credit for the wins and the losses. Successes have many fathers, failures have none.
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It's the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde
It takes a lot of grace and maturity to simply forgive, but a lot of healing takes place when you do. - Elizabeth George
Respect is not an obligation nor a favour, it takes a bigger person to give or show some whether it is returned or not. - Unarine Ramaru
You can always die. It's living that takes real courage." - Himura Kenshin - Nobuhiro Watsuki
you know the way of the wind in the night—the desolate alleys my soul takes - John Geddes
It takes the whole of life to learn how to live, and--what will perhaps make you wonder more--it takes the whole of life to learn how to die. - Seneca
It takes a long time to grow an old friend, so I figure I better get moving. - Matt Labash
The true conservative is the man who has a real concern for injustices and takes thought against the day of reckoning. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. - John F. Kennedy
Why weep when it takes less energy to laugh? Why frown when it takes less energy to smile? Why despair when it takes less energy to hope? Why fear when it takes less energy to love? - Matshona Dhliwayo
It takes courage to let go of the past and all the mechanisms you have put in place, in order to ease your pain, regret and fear through avoiding responsibility for it. - Shannon L. Alder
Not knowing you can't do something, is sometimes all it takes to do it. - Ally Carter
In history, truth should be held sacred, at whatever cost . . . especially against the narrow and futile patriotism, which, instead of pressing forward in pursuit of truth, takes pride in walking backwards to cover the slightest nakedness of our forefathers. - Col. Thomas Aspinwall
Sometimes, all it takes to change your life is to change your routine. - Stephen Richards
It may take a village to raise a baby, but hell! it takes an army to produce a book. - Sara Sheridan
It takes writing a billion bad words before you get to the good ones. - Ray Bradbury
How do you get so empty? he wondered. Who takes it out of you? - Ray Bradbury
Most times problems are not solved with more money. It usually takes innovation." - L. R. W. Lee, Andy Smithson: Blast of the Dragon's Fury - L.R.W. Lee
Sometimes it takes more than shouting it to show your pride. It takes more than a sign, a fabulous outfit, or a month of parades. Pride has to resonate from within; shine out to everyone around you. It has mean something to you and only you first before you announce it to the world. - Solange nicole
Good composition is like a suspension bridge; each line adds strength and takes none away... Making lines run into each other is not composition. There must be motive for the connection. Get the art of controlling the observer that is composition. - Robert Henri
Freedom comes with a price while bondage takes hold without notice - Mark L. Baynard
I love children - especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Small unexpected acts of kindness are the building blocks of greatness. Start your day with a smile and see where it takes you ... - Edwin Lionel Flynn
It takes a long time to learn how to do nothing. - Marty Rubin
The greatest potential for control the ends to exist at the point where action takes place.
There are times when looking on the bright side takes a lot ot work. I'm taking a break from it tonight. I'll be back at it tomorrow. - C.C. Alma
We think that mercy is a sweeter and easier thing than justice, but it is not so; for justice takes us as we are, but mercy assaults us and batters at the gates of our heart, demanding that we be made new...Sometimes sorrow is easier than joy, and despair more comforting that hope. - Anthony Esolen
Not allowing the mind its freedom to think and find the purpose of life takes away the vision to focus. - Amitav Chowdhury
It takes a lot of effort for an obsessive mind to accept the fact that everything is in order except itself. - Moe Cidaly
Want Truth more than you want to awaken and the awakening takes care of itself. - Maria Erving
TV takes away our freedom to have whatever thoughts we want. So do photographs, movies, and the Internet. They provide us with more intellectual stimuli, but they construct a lower, harder ceiling. - Chuck Klosterman
Your teacher might be a child who takes you by the hand and asks you a question that you hadn't considered before, and your answer to the child is your answer to yourself. - Wayne W. Dyer
One can be kind,one can be helpful,but it takes a heart and an effort to understand. - Bikash Chaurasiya
Without dreams there are no hope to make the dreams a reality and without hope there is no true life; hope is our vehicle that takes our dreams and turn it to be our happy life - Hisham Fawzi
Memories are the only moments when smiling & crying takes place at the same moment. - Sujish Kandampully
No matter how slow or long it takes, it is never too late to right a wrong. - Mark W. Boyer
Perfection exists no where, because we all live in fragments - mental, psychological, physical, spiritual. Being total is an art which takes many lives to master! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly bigger man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. - Henry Ford
Getting my legal situation fixed takes a bit longer than we all thought: twelve years to be exact. Not a big deal. Only most of my life. - Patricio Maya
Change takes time, forethought and knowledge, as well as an envisioned goal. - Obiora Embry
To hate a man because he was born in another country, because he speaks a different language, or because he takes a different view of this subject or that, is a great folly. Desist, I implore you, for we are all equally human...Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity.
For certain people after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex. - Gore Vidal
The journey in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place.
Acting like someone you're not is exactly what it takes to realize you're capable of more than you ever knew. - Rob Sheridan
t takes great courage to stand up against your fixed, false beliefs. - Debasish Mridha
Entrepreneurs pay the price of a road less traveled, while everyone else takes the freeway and perpetually misses their own exit. - Ryan Lilly
He who takes offense when no offense is intended is a fool, and he who takes offense when offense is intended is a greater fool. - Brigham Young
Forgetting takes space./Forgotten matters displace/as much anything else as/anything else. We must/skirt unlabeled crates/as thought it made sense/and take them when we go/to other states. - Kay Ryan
It usually takes a long time to find a shorter way. - Anonymous
It takes more effort to avoid the truth than it does to face it. - Robert J. Braathe
It is easy to conform, but it takes great courage to stand up for peace. - Debasish Mridha
I like to read and write because it is the ONLY thing that takes my mind off of the real world and my spinning worries. It is a time I can be free of anxiety, worry, and stress. When my life gets hectic I HAVE to read and write or I'll drown. - Shandy L. Kurth
Sometimes it takes a miracle to remind us that the only permanent condition is that of impermanence. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
To understand a person it takes time but to find a person who understand you takes a life. - Aditya Doke
To silence the love, it takes a deaf. (Pour taire l'amour, - Il faut un sourd) - Charles de Leusse
Some of us have resolved to escape into drunkenness before the sleep takes us. - Neil Gaiman
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go but where they ought to be. - Rosalynn Carter
Her vice takes hold of her again, but she still refrains until some moment when, gnawed by some hideous caprice, she comes aground like a mournful wreck ruined by lust, in the midst of her own banal, perfidious pollution. - Jean Lorrain
If someone takes it upon themself to compliment you, don’t explain to them why the compliment is misplaced or undeserving, say thank you and smile; that was the purpose. - Travis Culliton
take what you can from your dreamsMake them real as anythingIt takes the work out of the courage - Dave Matthews Band
Somewhere takes you everywhere. - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
I AM NOT about making movies that would be forgotten. I want to make ONLY timeless classics. I don't care if it takes me ten years - Sahndra Fon Dufe
You can be whoever you want to be. Sometimes all it takes is a little inspiration and effort. - A.D. Aliwat
Any woman can open her mouth and speak to a man. It takes a special woman to open her mouth and strengthen a man. - C.L. Brown
Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself, and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use.
It takes many years to build good reputations, but it takes a few minutes for their destruction. - Debasish Mridha
I'm all in favor of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius. - Leo Szilard
Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them. - Samuel Butler
A true leader is still a leader even when he takes up servants' duty, provided he maintains a human face and added integrity to his self-retained qualities. - Israelmore Ayivor
It’s one thing to be an undead fiend of darkness, but it takes an immense amount of work to look cool while doing it. - Garon Whited
There are dread secrets that none may know and have peace. More, secrets that render whosoever knoweth them an alien unto the tribe he belongs to, that cause him to walk alone on earth, for he who takes, pays. - E. Hoffmann Price
That's all it takes, one drop of fear to curdle love into hate. - James M. Cain
Creativity takes courage. - Henri Matisse
There is no one who takes care of us as lovingly as our mother does. She is our living God. - Mohtasham Usmani
The Lord gives and the Lord takes away, as it pleases him, for he can do all things. - Homer
The scariest part of discovering that you have the power to change your life, is not doubting if you can do what it takes to achieve your goals: it is the realization that you are now responsible, and there’s nothing out of yourself to blame. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
Sex is the expression of intimacy, touching and personalized care that takes friendship another step further. There is a trinity of sex, spirituality and friendship which all need to be present. - Phil 'Philosofree' Cheney
It only takes one thought in one moment to alter the course of your life. - Mark Donnelly
I have no doubt that the nation has suffered more from undue secrecy than from undue disclosure. The government takes good care of itself. - Daniel Schorr
Any fool can write a book and most of them are doing it; but it takes brains to build a house. - Charles F. Lummis
Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even. - Muhammad Ali
Any fool can tell the truth; it takes talent to lie well.
Letting go takes a lot of courage sometimes. But once you let go, happiness comes very quickly. You won't have to go around search for it. - Thich Nhat Hanh
Simplicity takes time, patience & practice. Complexity offers too many excuses for failure - Dean Cavanagh
It takes two to speak the truth--one to speak and the other to hear. - Henry David Thoreau
God heals, and the doctor takes the fee. - Benjamin Franklin
The man who practices the prophet's art is a fool; for if he happens to give an adverse answer, he makes himself disliked by those for whom he takes the omens; while if he pities and deceives those who are consulting him, he wrongs the gods.
The secret of concentration is the secret of self-discovery. You reach inside yourself to discover your personal resources, and what it takes to match them to the challenge. - Arnold Palmer
Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well. - Eugene Ionesco
Time takes it all whether you want it to or not, time takes it all. Time bares it away, and in the end there is only darkness. Sometimes we find others in that darkness, and sometimes we lose them there again. - Stephen King
Life takes up one long, winding road to fulfill its seemingly endless journey, and when we find ourselves stumble upon forks in the road, we choose wisely. - Amani Abbas
You can't sweep something broken into a bag and call it whole. It takes repair. - Paula Heller Garland
You know you're getting old when it takes too much effort to procrastinate. - Unknown
Sometimes it takes bravery in order to be a coward. - Lionel Suggs
A man's action always takes it's result along. - Bijendra Kumar
It takes more courage to smile than to frown. So meet the world with a smile and the courageous will smile back. - Jim Foley
Death takes in many people, but still lives alone. - Anthony Liccione
The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer. - Edward R. Murrow
The quality of mercy is not strain'd, it droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath. It is twice blest: It blesseth him that gives and him that takes. - William Shakespeare
When words have vanished, when daily habits have extinguished emotional exchange, only killing silence remains and indifference takes over. ( "Words had disappeared" ) - Erik Pevernagie
You know, people always talk about how Jesus came down to Earth as a human being. He became a human being, But no one ever takes into account what that means. - David Javerbaum
He's an intelligent man, but it takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex ... it takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction. - Albert Einstein
For the length of time it takes to write a book, you need to believe that you’re the only writer in existence; the only one who matters. You need to shut yourself away and allow the creativity to build up, not leak out through worry and comparisons and doubt. - Martin Cosgrove
If only one generation takes action in raising their children as humans, rather than raising boys and girls, the future human civilization shall get rid of the sinister phenomenon of misogyny sooner than you can imagine. - Abhijit Naskar
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. - Mahatma Gandhi
Sometimes war takes an arm, or an eye, or it takes two legs from us, but above all the war takes our belief in humanity away from us! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It takes lot of practice to get it right. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A person who is interrupted while performing a task takes 50% more time to complete it and make 50% more errors. - David Brooks
For certain people after 50, litigation takes the place of sex. - Gore Vidal
When young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, sentence by sentence, until the story takes shape... - Abdul'Rauf Hashmi
It takes a hell of a lot of courage to walk into your own story, but to be the hero of your own life you have to rescue yourself. - Shannon L. Alder
It takes a heap of loafing to write a book. - Gertrude Stein
I am getting by doing just the bare minimum and it takes up so many hours of my waking day. - Nina Montgomery
Good writing takes more than just time; it wants your best moments and the best of you. - Gordon Atkinson
DANGER, n. A savage beast which, when it sleeps, Man girds at and despises, But takes himself away by leaps And bounds when it arises. Ambat Delaso - Ambrose Bierce
Go where the situation takes you, but never forget where you came from, where you belong and the direction of where you entered in. - Auliq Ice
Reason is in fact the path to faith, and faith takes over when reason can say no more. - Thomas Merton
We all want to go there something awful, but to stand there takes some grace. - Rich Mullins
The painter will produce pictures of little merit if he takes the works of others as his standard. - Leonardo da Vinci
It takes no compromise to give people their rights...it takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no political deal to give people freedom. It takes no survey to remove repression. - Harvey Milk
When the wolf howls and the moon dimshope fades with the waning light. Evil lurks at every turn as shadows waltz across the ebony night. Behold the midnight hour where all of reason takes flight. - Grace Willows
Fear tries to get us to give up but faith takes us all the way through to victory - Joyce Meyer
Being married is effortless; being happily married takes work. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There are two ways of thinking. One is living life based on fear. The other is trusting. Letting go and allowing trust to control our lives takes mental gymnastics. - David W. Earle
Making a decision takes a moment, living a decision takes a life-time. - Sherif A. El-Mawardy
If you wish to get rich, save what you get. A fool can earn money; but it takes a wise man to save and dispose of it to his own advantage. - Brigham Young
It will take as long as it takes. Your work is to take the time and make the space. Everything else is beyond your influence. - Vironika Tugaleva
I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues. - Duke Ellington
If a person starts neglecting the blessings of God and takes all God has given him as his own, then pride is inevitable - Sunday Adelaja
And as we round the bend toward Ivy Cottage, he tugs my braid just the way he always has ever since I was six, and then he reaches down and takes my hand.Maybe sometimes dreams really do come true. - Heather Vogel Frederick
Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought. - Dwight D. Morrow
It takes 43 muscles to frown and 3 to raise the middle finger. - Mariel
It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It is harder to stay where you are than to get out.
It takes 15,000 nuts to hold a car together, but only one to spread it all over the highway. - Flip Wilson
No one knows your inner battle. No one knows the challenge you face. No one knows the sacrifice it takes to do what you do. But you're not alone. - Richie Norton
Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun. - Alan W. Watts
Life is an experiment, experiment by sending as many ideas in the universe and see which idea takes off and put your heart into that. - Matthew Donnelly
True Islam taught me that it takes all of the religious, political, economic, psychological, and racial ingredients, or characteristics, to make the Human Family and the Human Society complete. - Malcolm X
It takes a strong individual to live passionately, and with having quality in their conviction, that sets the results one achieves. - Steven Cuoco
Stage fright is very common and could be overcomed through step by step processes, but stuttering is a fright that takes time to conquer. - Michael Bassey Johnson
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Most important, I hope you grow into a woman who loves herself. It is not an easy thing, self-love. It takes a lot of practice and time. But as a woman who is learning how to get there herself, I hope I can give that gift to you as you grow. - Jodie Sweetin
What it takes to do a job will not be learned from management courses. It is principally a matter of experience, the proper attitude, and common sense none of which can be taught in a classroom... Human experience shows that people, not organizations or management systems, get things done. - Hyman G. Rickover
It takes a lot of courage to let go of things that hurt us. But when we finally do - we are free. - Kiran Shaikh
The difficult is what takes a little time. The impossible is what takes a little longer. - Fridtjof Nansen
It takes courage to be creative. Just as soon as you have an idea, you become a minority of one. - E. Paul Torrance
The ground's generosity takes in our compost and grows beauty! Try to be more like the ground. - Jalaluddin Rumi
It’s highly virtuous to say we’ll be good, but wecan’t do it all at once, and it takes a long pull, a strongpull, and a pull all together before some of us even get ourfeet set in the right way. - Louisa May Alcott
It takes courage to become authentic. So many talk about the light but not enough speak the truth about the struggles it takes to get there and the tools to overcome it all. - Nikki Rowe
It takes a minute to love but eternity to forget. - Debasish Mridha
Most writing doesn’t take place on the page; it takes place in your head. - Susan Orlean
nothing is difficult, only takes time - -eL-
Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week. - Alice Walker
I just have one of those faces. People come up to me and say, 'What's wrong?' Nothing. 'Well, it takes more energy to frown than it does to smile.' Yeah, you know it takes more energy to point that out than it does to leave me alone? - Bill Hicks
Forgiveness takes away the burdens of past. - Debasish Mridha
It takes a lot of strength to hold onto and care for the things we love, so why is it that god seems to have made humans unable to conjure up that degree of power and love? - Ai Yazawa
Mind is indeed that which takes one to Moksha, and it is also the mind that makes one wander around in the worldly life. One needs to just turn it in the right direction. It had been turned in the wrong direction, and so it needs to be turned in the right direction. - Dada Bhagwan
When communication in unclear speculations takes precedence. - Shantelee R. Brown
Your inner natural flow of life connects you with the natural flow of life that takes place in the universe. - Roshan Sharma
It takes three or four years before the present day sinks in to you as a novelist. It has not just to be accepted in the mind but travel down your spine and fill your body and you can’t respond immediately to immediate events, there is this incubation period.Source: Martin Amis - http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/25/ma...
Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the draught. - Dwight W. Morrow
God takes great joy in the passionate romantic love between a husband and wife. - Jim George
And remember, silence is all it takes to validate evil and remember, indifference is all it takes to endorse it. - Adeosun Olamide
Success is not about getting it right the first time but about not giving up even if it takes a lifetime of effort. - Pooja Ruprell
Forget scientists. The next space launch we should send up painters, poets and musicians. I’d be more interested in what they discover than anything that takes place in a test tube. - James Rozoff
When you stop giving attention to someone that takes you for granted, they will notice...trust! - April Mae Monterrosa
Many women arrange their lives around the people they love. Unfortunately, that arrangement takes up most of our days. - Holly Robinson
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies. - Woody Allen
It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much, doing nothing, really doing nothing. - Gertrude Stein
True love takes time to find, but once it's found, the rest is eternal. - Anthony Liccione
An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect. - Mark Twain
It sometimes takes a state of solitude to bring to mind the real power of companionship. - Stephen Richards
When a memory dies, the truth takes its place. Losing a memory is more painful than losing an arm. Because memories cannot be amputated. In familiarity, we find a sense of security. When this security leaves, the unfamiliar remains. - P. Wish
Did every step feel like the running leap a bird takes before flight? - Jesmyn Ward
Day after day, week after week; writing great fiction takes time, emotion, skill and effort. - Carla H. Krueger
I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself. - Oscar Levant
It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. - Mark Twain
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Only mothers will ever know the true struggle and sacrifice it takes to create life. Authors come in at a close second. - R.P. Falconer
The Gospel takes away our right forever, to discriminate between the deserving and the undeserving poor. - Dorothy Day
Anyone can take an adventure even if it's only in your own backyard. Let your imagination be your adventure and see where it takes you. - Carmela Dutra
Solitude is the furnace in which transformation takes place. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
It takes a long time to grow an old friend. - John Leonard
You write once and you can call yourself a writer, but it takes three novels before you can call yourself a novelist. The first two could have just been lucky. One day, I will finish my third, and one day, I will be a novelist. - Michael Kroft
I’m not interested in blind optimism, but I’m very interested in optimism that is hard-won, that takes on darkness and then says, ‘This is not enough.’ But it takes time, more time than we can sometimes imagine, to get there. And sometimes we don’t. - Colum McCann
Few of us would regret the years it takes to complete an education or master a crucial skill. So why complain about the perseverance needed to become a well-balanaced and truly compassionate human being? - Matthieu Ricard
No great improvements in the lot of mankind are possible until a great change takes place in the fundamental constitution of their modes of thought. - John Stuart Mill
Building bridges takes us further than building walls. - DaShanne Stokes
I do not have respect for you who takes advantage of the soul that is kind and giving, for it is you who takes such liberties that becomes the ultimate fool. - C.C. Franklin
But already it is time to depart, for me to die, for you to go on living; which of us takes the better course, is concealed from anyone except God. - Socrates
Love lasts about seven years. That's how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves. - Françoise Sagan
God uses broken things. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength. It is the broken alabaster box that gives forth perfume. It is Peter, weeping bitterly, who returns to greater power than ever. - Vance Havner
Sometimes you can write about a character's day in under a minute and sometimes it takes a day just to write about a minute. - Jennifer v Clancy
It takes a CONSTANT flowing of gas from the cylinder to keep the fire burning under your pot. WOOING your woman should be a continuous process. It should NEVER end after you get your yes from her. If you did a lot to get her, you should do more to keep her. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you: the one to slander you, and the other to bring the news to you. - Mark Twain
Say what men may, it is doctrine that moves the world. He who takes no position will not sway the human intellect. - William Thayer Shedd
I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day. - Albert Camus
The moments that we have with friends and family, the chances that we have to make a big difference in the world or even to make a small difference to the ones we love, all those wonderful chances that life gives us, life also takes away. It can happen fast and a whole lot sooner than you think. - Larry Page
The moment that we are aware of our thoughts we are present. It takes no-mind to recognize our thoughts because mind and no-mind can not co-existPresence and Mind can not co-exist. So therefor presence, thought awareness and no-mind are one. - Matthew Donnelly
It is easy to do good, but it takes a lifetime to become human! - AainaA-Ridtz
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!
One who takes the road less traveled earns the rewards most missed. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It takes just a step to show the other side of you that you never wanted to show. It takes just a word to start the words you never wanted to say. It all begins with something and it all starts somewhere. Mind the starting point and note the beginning. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When nobody takes a responsibility it's yours. - Maliheh Sadat Razavi
The most visceral science fiction always takes place in the past and focuses on the humdrum - Dean Cavanagh
No offense but a seller will say whatever it takes to sell a product but if you sum it up, it comes down to hard work. - Auliq Ice
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabline it to make its peace with its destiny. - George Santayana
[Drink] provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance. - William Shakespeare
A male-female close-friendship hardly differs from a relationship; it takes "relating" to be friends. But sadly, not every relationship has friendship in it. It's just ironical that two people who are not good enough to be best friends are in love and want to spend the rest of their lives together. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
The day is always good, you just have to ignore the bad and look for the good. Remember it takes more muscle to frown then it does to smile, so smile for another day. - James Jean-Pierre
It takes understanding to be outstanding - Pastor Simeon Nwani
It takes a certain amount of courage, he though, to face yourself and say with candor, I'm rotten. I've done evil and I will again. It was no accident; it emanated from the true, authentic me. - Philip K. Dick
It takes ten good decisions to make up for one disastrous one. This is why it is better not to make nine good decisions than to make one bad one—which is what happens most of the time. - Neel Burton
When avarice takes the lead in a state, it is commonly the forerunner of its fall. - Alexander Hamilton
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction. - E. F. Schumacher
It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.
Destiny can never be denied. It takes time to unfold . - Osunsakin Adewale
Through every generation of the human race there has been a constant war, a war with fear. Those who have the courage to conquer it are made free and those who are conquered by it are made to suffer until they have the courage to defeat it, or death takes them. - Alexander the Great
College is the grinding machine of the Mathematical Establishment, a conveyor belt that takes individuals from one cookie cutter to another so that the product comes within tight control limits out of the assembly line. - Bill Gaede
As the genuine religious impulse becomes dominant, adoration more and more takes charge. 'I come to seek God because I need Him', may be an adequate formula for prayer. 'I come to adore His splendour, and fling myself and all that I have at His feet', is the only possible formula for worship. - Evelyn Underhill
Keep your friends close, enemies closer. Takes little effort to drive a sharp knife through their hearts when they outlive their uselessness! - Akuku Mach Pep
Leprechauns are not twee beings dreamed up by the tourist board, but warriors of legend. That name comes from the Celtic god of commerce and war, Lugh. Their mission, their life’s work, is to protect the gold. What better way to hide it than to become a joke, a story nobody takes seriously? - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Instant gratification takes too long. - Carrie Fisher
Words are the leaves of the tree of language, of which, if some fall away, a new succession takes their place.
It takes a big man to cry. It takes an even bigger man to laugh at that man and an ever bigger man to ask why he is laughing. - Jack Handey
Could be I've finally gone crazy, but men crazier than me have done greater things than I've ever dreamed, so we'll see where it takes me." ~ Tom Parker, Imagination Stone - Drew Bankston
Music is, for me, like a beautiful mosaic which God has put together. He takes all the pieces in his hand, throws them into the world, and we have to recreate the picture from the pieces. - Jean Sibelius
Beware! Balance rules the cosmos. It is not concerned with good or bad. You can be struck by misfortune and be buried in grief if that is what it takes to restore the imbalance you have wrought unto the world. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
it takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeded. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour. - Elbert Hubbard
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,the spines of others are often stiffened.
Conquering others takes force, conquering yourself is true strength. - Lao-Tzu
He takes false shadows for true substances. - William Shakespeare
The forms art takes keep changing, but the themes remain the same. - Marty Rubin
Simple things bring infinite pleasure. Yet, it takes us a while to realize that. But once simple is in, complex it out - forever. - Joan F. Marques
Dreams show what a person takes to eternity—not a heaven but a chaos. Dreams provide a doorway that opens to the inner world of oneself. They show the intricate workings of the mind in ways that cannot be avoided or hidden. - Belsebuub
It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him. - Helen Rowland
It takes respect, understanding, and forgiveness to make peace. - Debasish Mridha
Transform your dreams into reality. You know you have what it takes to make your dreams come true. Start now and dedicate yourself to success. Shoot for the stars. You can do it. - Mark F. LaMoure
Everyone takes part in the mosque for one reason; to have a prayer answered. - Shujoy Chowdhury
When a man becomes a writer, I think he takes a sacred obligation to produce beauty and enlightenment and comfort at top speed. - Kurt Vonnegut
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in. - Leonardo da Vinci
It takes a leader to create the momentum, it takes a vision to direct the momentum, it takes a massive action to build on the momentum, and it takes self-discipline to sustain the momentum. Momentum is the bridge between a vision and its results. - Farshad Asl
Normalization takes place not because there is Western-ideology that normalizes third-world texts in any special way (other than the usual play with exoticism) but because this academic seeks to domesticate everything, even Marx. - Aijaz Ahmad
Not everyone takes action to harvest the experiences of the seasons of life in order to enjoy their bounty. - Andrea Goeglein
It only takes one person to change your life for the better: YOU. Develop yourself to be excellent for success, by working hard and smart. Make self-improvement for success your first objective. - Mark F. LaMoure
All it takes is an ideology seductive enough to convince you to discard common sense. - Cal Newport
It takes discipline to turn illusion into reality. - Lionel Suggs
Where once I prayed for forgiveness from a father God who held up huge palms and said Thou shalt not, now I find peace with a sister god who takes my open hands in hers and says, You will. - Betsy Cornwell
I love children --- especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Success takes many forms. Most people strive for something unattainable without realizing that it's already theirs. - Lada Ray
It takes only an apostrophe to make the word impossible possible according to the word itself - ABC
It only takes one minute to find a really good book, but it can give you a lifetime of memories when you read a really good book that leaves you with lasting impression. - Nahisha McCoy
Maybe sometimes it takes more courage not to fight.-Makino - Oda Eiichiro
It takes quite a spine to turn the other cheek. It takes phenomenal fortitude to love your enemy. It takes firm resolve to pray for those who persecute you. (with reference to Matthew 5) - Rob Bell
Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand - Hayley Williams
Takes long,Stings hard,Benefit's large.That's your experience in life. :) - Babu Rajan
Of the many forms that silence takes, the most memorable is the dry husk of the cicada. - Jon Davis
Chastity always takes its toll. In some it produces pimples; in others, sex laws. - Karl Kraus
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.
It takes courage to fail. - Debasish Mridha
It takes too much energy to be against something unless it's really important. - Madeleine L'Engle
Wisdom most of the time takes form of advice. - Veda Catherine Storey
If everything came easy in business everyone would have a business and be millionaires. It takes hard work, consistent effort and courage to keeping fighting the monster of failure. - Delaine Robins
We are such spendthrifts with our lives, the trick of living is to slip on and off the planet with the least fuss you can muster. I’m not running for sainthood. I just happen to think that in life we need to be a little like the farmer, who puts back into the soil what he takes out. - Paul Newman
Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end. - Bob Marley
It takes the right guy to show you how wrong the last douche bag was. - Srinivas Shenoy
It’s the inward attention that takes you into the depth of the mind. - Roshan Sharma
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." - Sir Winston Churchill
Reading takes the reader to faraway lands, new cultures, new and exciting adventures; you meet new friends and enemies; it takes the reader from the heights of the imagination to the depths of human emotions; all without taking a single step. - Carlos Salinas
My job takes up many daylight hours, it wakes me in the still of night and fills my head with ghosts and monsters but I love it, telling stories is what I was born to do. - Ken Scott
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. - Ernst F. Schumacher
No matter where life takes me, you'll find me with a smile. Presumed to be happy, always laughing like a child. I never thought life could be this sweet! It's got me cheesing from cheek to cheek! - Mac Miller
Sometimes life takes oreos. But we have to learn to deal with it. - Kayleigh Zubrod
With the earth firmly beneath our feet, we can approach what attracts us, and withdraw from what unnerves us. If there is real danger, we can run. Mobility means security, both physically and emotionally. Flying takes away our most basic way of regulating feelings. - Capt Tom Bunn LCSW
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you: the one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you. - Mark Twain
The pleasure of criticizing takes away from us the pleasure of being moved by some very fine things. - Jean de La Bruyère
It takes a wise man to discover a wise man. - Diogenes of Sinope
It takes courage to love someone because it's a wonderful adventure. - Debasish Mridha
When God closes a door He does not always open a window. Sometimes He wants you to sit in the quiet darkness while He transforms your fear into trust. How long that takes, is often up to you! - William Branks
Life,’ thought Septimus, ... ‘you could never trust the bastard. What it gives with one hand, it takes away with the other. - ML Stedman
It is very easy to know someone, but it takes a lifetime to forget them. - Debasish Mridha
The true saint goes in and out amongst the people and eats and sleeps with them and buys and sells in the market and marries and takes part in social intercourse, and never forgets God for a single moment. - Shaikh Abu-Saeed Abil-Kheir
The right thoughts of the clever man are a ladder which takes you higher places. By climbing these ladders, one day you yourself become such a ladder itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It's better to do something with quality, no matter how long it takes you rather than do something mediocre, with constant quantity. - Auliq Ice
It takes a classic to recognize a classic. - Michael Hecht
In America any boy may become President and I suppose it's just one of the risks he takes. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Once the tugboat takes you out to the ocean liner, you got to get all the way on board. Can't straddle both decks. - Katherine Patterson
Whatever it takes to finish things, finish. You will learn more from a glorious failure than you ever will from something you never finished. - Neil Gaiman
It takes two men to make one brother. - Israel Zangwill
What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The Wild Wood is pretty well populated by now; with all the usual lot, good, bad, and indifferent - I name no names. It takes all sorts to make a world - Kenneth Grahame
Choosing the right people to surround you, and letting go of the wrong ones, takes courage.Be courageous! - Tony Curl
The brand building process is a marathon that takes time with patience, persistence, consistence, and authenticity to deliver on your unique promise of value - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Good writing takes place at intersections, at what you might call knots, at places where the society is snarled or knotted up. - Margaret Atwood
I will NEVER allow fear of the unknown to stop me from progressing forward with my life. All things are knowable. All it takes is wide open eye's, a disciplined mind and a calm heart to get anyone through the storms of life.Fear can be a tool to make you STRONGER and WISER. - Levon Peter Poe
Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.
Seeds are proof that the greatest growth takes place in the dark. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The death of a dream is the day that you stop believing in the work it takes to get there. - Chris Burkmenn
If being beautiful guarantees "Forever with You" I'll do whatever it takes. - Aireen C. Pontillo
Healing takes place when grievances are given ample and patient space to be acknowledged, when there is transparency and honesty, when everybody is given the chance to be heard, when nobody is excluded, when people can accept the energy of the conflict and use it as a major opportunity for growth. - Franco Santoro
Simply giving something ‘a shot’ is not giving something our ‘best,’ for our best is made up of as many ‘shots’ as it takes in order to be our best. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It takes an artist…. to be an artist - Sameh Elsayed
I am not sure I am willing to do what it takes to become President of the United States
The next time, you say that you want something, watch your behavior. If you try to cop out of doing what it takes, if you hide behind excuses, if you just don’t want to do what it takes then perhaps reconsider: Is what you think you want actually something that you do in fact want? - Akiroq Brost
It's not that heroes have no fear; it's just that they understand what it takes, to get the job done!! - Robert Armstrong
Not every problem can be solved. Some are okay simply to avoid. Go around the, go under them, whatever it takes to reach your higher goal. Sometimes you have to fail your way to success. - Anna Mitchael, michelle sassa
By studying Bhagavad-gītā, one can become a soul completely surrendered to the Supreme Lord and engage himself in pure devotional service. As the Lord takes charge, one becomes completely free from all kinds of materialistic endeavors. - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Repentance is not merely turning away from your sin but turning to the Lamb who takes away your sin. "Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world". 1 John 1:29 - John Paul Warren
It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls. - Bruce Barton
Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion - Steven Weinberg
Life is not fair; you do what it takes and at the end, you are the only person going home with empty hands. - M.F. Moonzajer
Training is the word we use now. To train means to teach a particular skill over a period of time. Every time you get up, show up, work out, you are training yourself to be better, to live happier and healthier. Don’t expect results in a snap. Remember, change takes however long it takes. - Toni Sorenson
Writing fiction takes me out of time. I sit down and the clock will not exist for me for a few hours. That’s probably as close to immortal as we’ll ever get. - David Foster Wallace
A working relationship takes work.
Believe in yourself. Know you have what it takes, to make excellence a good habit. Focus on doing excellent work and use discipline to make it happen. - Mark F. LaMoure
We Greeks believe that a man who takes no part in public affairs is not merely lazy, but good for nothing - Thucydides
We're on a hunt, Cooper. When you're on a hunt, you do whatever it takes. - Tamora Pierce
For a lot of people, poetry tends to be dull. It's not read much. It takes a special kind of training and a lot of practice to read poetry with pleasure. It's like learning to like asparagus. - Thomas M. Disch
It takes work to increase and multiply every resource we see around us. - Sunday Adelaja
The test of any man's character is how he takes praise.
It does not surprise seeing a husband working as slave to his wife , but how he takes often the pride or pleasure of admitting it publicly without a bit of shame of living such disgraceful life. - Anuj Somany
Collaboration is key, it takes innovation and creativity to the next room. - Shawn Lukas
Follow your heart,,,Go wherever it takes you and Whatever it takes. - pavankumar nagaraj
Whatever it takes to find the real you, don't be daunted if the rest of the world looks on in shock. - Stephen Richards
You win some, you lose some, let Karma takes its course… - - - Cocoy McCoy
It takes a lot of courage to push through hard times. Never give up. Good things are coming your way. - Robert Tew
A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself. - Jessamyn West
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveler, who takes a rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way - Anonymous
Trust is a fragile thing. All it takes is a single moment in time, or a single word, to destroy what took a lifetime to build. - Auliq Ice
the tired sunsets and the tired people - it takes a lifetime to die and no time at all. - Charles Bukowski
It takes faith to hopelessly pursue hope. - Auliq-Ice
It takes but a moment to fall in love; it takes a lifetime to forget it. - Debasish Mridha
It takes strength to become weak! - Evinda Lepins
Romance takes place in the middle distance. Romance is looking in at yourself through a window clouded with dew. Romance means leaving things out: where life grunts and shuffles, romance only sighs. - Margaret Atwood
Some writers need to sink in order to feel what their characters feel; in order to write their characters with the truest feeling possible. Those closest to those writers end up feeling the effects of that process. It takes a strong person to be with an emphatic writer. - Lori Goodwin
So much of a novelist’s writing takes place in the unconscious: in those depths the last word is written before the word appears on paper. We remember the details of our story, we do not invent them. - Graham Greene
Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time takes time. The only way to fail at life is to abstain. - Johanna de Silentio
GOD begins where you end and takes you beyond where you thought was impossible - TemitOpe Ibrahim
It takes a special ear to appreciate the many sounds of good music. - Xela Ffonrims
You have All it takes to be Great, See the unseen, Give the Good in your hand now to Activate that Great Grace for Greatness. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
It takes faith to find personal significance in your relationship with God rather than how much money you earn, how beautiful you look, how many toys you own, how many trophies you collect, or how much territory you conquer and control. - Charles R. Swindoll
Depression, is like trying to find a light switch in pitch darkness. Defeating it takes much assistance and resource. First, it's letting in loved ones that are reaching out, when light will begin to shine. - Anthony Liccione
It takes a very great intelligence to breathe logical meaning into meaningless ideas. - Milan Kundera
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing. - Gertrude Stein
Rain drips from the skyI hope it rains forever If that's what it takes to wash you away from meAnd when I'm cleanI'll finally be free. - Jasmine Sandozz
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not. - Vaclav Havel
It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends. - J. K. Rowling
It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth. - George Burns
Even "meant to be" takes work. - Donna Lynn Hope
It takes courage to share your gifting, but when you do, you have authority and a life changing attitude - Logan Baker
Change takes time self-discipline, resilience and calmness of mind. - Independent Zen
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives. - Clint Eastwood
The secret code of success is patience,a virtue that can not be replaced. It takes time to build great dreams. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Nothing and no one is perfect. It just takes a good eye to find those hidden imperfections. - Daphne Delacroix
Rene Caron takes my breath away! - Teresa Lynn
A harbor, even if it is a little harbor, is a good thing... It takes something from the world, and has something to give in return. - Sarah Orne Jewett
Change takes time. But, it also takes people. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
My past takes no hostages, no prisoners. I've let go of yesterday and am free to receive the beautiful gift of the present. - Jaeda DeWalt
I'm convinced that the world, more than ever, needs the music only you can make. And if it takes extra courage to keep playing in spite of your loss, many will applaud the effort. And who knows? Others may be inspired to pick up their broken instruments, their broken lives, and begin again. - Steve Goodier
That which is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Whoever has the power takes the noun while the less powerful get an adjective. No one wants her achievements modified.We all just want to be the noun. - Sheryl Sandberg
Relationships: It takes wisdom to know when to turn the page and courage to know when to close the book. - Steve Maraboli
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Chuck Klosterman
Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus. - Oprah Winfrey
It takes a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious. - Alfred North Whitehead
Every mental process, or every mental action, that takes place in our wide-awake consciousness will, if it has depth of feeling or intensity, enter the unconscious field, and after it has developed itself according to the line of its original nature, will return to the conscious side of the mind. - Christian D. Larson
Setting a good example for children takes all the fun out of middle age. - William Feather
It usually takes me two or three days to prepare an impromptu speech. - Mark Twain
If we dismiss all of our hard work, including the very foundation we stand on, and its cracks, we won’t get very far because it takes a foundation from which to begin. Be proud, and embrace your normal. - Stacy A King
To become a master at any skill, it takes the total effort of your: heart, mind, and soul working together in tandem. - Maurice Young
it takes hope and courage to keep fighting even after the world has given up. - Ardour
Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Determination and focus is all it takes to achieve success. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
The mature man lives quietly, does good privately, takes responsibility for his actions, treats others with friendliness and courtesy, finds mischief boring and avoids it. Without the hidden conspiracy of goodwill, society would not endure an hour. - Kenneth Rexroth
This life is ironic: for it takes pain to discover pleasure; it takes sadness to know happiness; it takes war to value peace; and it takes hatred to treasure love.[Culled from: "Amara & The Strange Elderly Woman"] - Emmanuel Aghado
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. Jesse Owens - Judy Baker
It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity. - Publilius Syrus
A change in my stance too takes a little effort .... But then that change is what enables me to be at a better vantage point as with or without me the world around me is always changing. - SWANSH
Someone had given my daughter a doctor's kit. Carefully, she takes her own temperature, places the pressure cuff around her arm. Then she takes the cuff off and examines it. "Would you like to be a doctor when you grow up?" I ask her. She looks at me oddly. "I'm already a doctor," she says. - Jenny Offill
What will be left of all the fearing and wanting associated with your problematic life situation that every day takes up most of your attention? A dash, one or two inches long, between the date of birth and date of death on your gravestone. - Eckhart Tolle
I'm going to go where my heart takes me, even if it's a messy road. - Ha Myung-hee (writer), said by Dr. Jung YoonDo, Doctors (닥터스)
Books are people,'' smiled Miss Marks. ''In every book worth reading, the author is there to meet you, to establish contact with you. He takes you into his confidence and reveals his thoughts to you. - D.E. Stevenson
It takes two to lie. One to lie and one to listen. - Matt Groening
Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding... - Brian Greene
What inflicts the mind, inflicts the body. What inflicts the soul inflicts the body. Physical wounds heal much quicker but spiritual, emotional and spiritual wounds takes much longer of healing. - Ann Marie Aguilar
It takes time, or does time take it? - Anthony Liccione
What folly takes light through ether to each eye from every horizon. - Scarlett Thomas
I learnt to test the size of my brain..by trying this simple thought ! Look out for the good things, not the faults.It takes a good deal bigger sized brain to find out what is not wrong with people and things than to fins out what is wrong!!! - Abha Maryada Banerjee
It takes great courage to write great books. Find your courage and find your voice. - Kristen Lamb
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Magic is always there. Sometimes it just takes an artist to find it and show the rest of us where to look. - Amy Neftzger
Her complexity is a glorious fire that consumes, while her simplicity goes unapproachable. But if one takes time to understand her, there is something beautiful to find, something simple to be loved. But she goes unloved, for being misunderstood. - Anthony Liccione
I used to believe that the world is a journey that takes you on a mystical ride across time. I don't anymore. - Girl234
We have to have the money to do the work we want to do, as well as to keep a roof over our heads and food on the table. Fat commissions are good, but not always easy to come by, and each new painting takes its time. So we need to find every way possible to earn extra income from our work. - Elizabeth Aston
If a person takes comfort in his or her faith upon divinity in times of distress, then who the hell am I to say, that the person is delusional. - Abhijit Naskar
Your dreams are your desires but life takes you down to facts. - Rashi Bishnoi
For me, writing is exploration; and most of the time, I'm surprised where the journey takes me. - Jack Dann
The secret is to create the condition for change, a process that sometimes takes decades, and then use certain men as pivot points, a fulcrum to move history. - Robert Ferrigno
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
You won't understand where home is until you realize it is the only place your mind takes you back to when every journey ends badly. - Shannon L. Alder
It takes truth to live with a swiftly changing world. Nothing less than truth can survive. You cannot survive with anything less than truth. - L. Ron Hubbard
It only takes 24 hours for our tomorrow to become our yesterday. - Abhishek Garg
All the world talks, knowledge or information, takes you nowhere unless it’s applied into life. It’s only the experience, which allows you to see, beyond the present state. - Roshan Sharma
The artist takes in the world, but instead of being oppressed by it, he reworks it in his own personality and recreates it in the work of art. - Ernest Becker
All children are heartless. They have not grown a heart yet, which is why they can climb tall trees and say shocking things and leap so very high that grown-up hearts flutter in terror. Hearts weigh quite a lot. That is why it takes so long to grow one. - Valente, Catherynne
No matter how long it takes to heal...we share the same scars... - Daniel Yanez
You can’t avoid the inevitability of death. It comes at you one way or another, and takes us all to the same place in the end. To apologize for it is to apologize for the sun shining or the rain falling. It is what it is. - Catherine Doyle
When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. - Billy Graham
Guilt is a lazy feeling that takes no action; the wings of integrity are the only thing that sets it free. - Shannon L. Alder
Life's only law is change. Everything is continuously changing, evolving and developing. Hindus say that it takes 840 million lives to become a human being, which emphasises the precious gift of being a human being. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Conversation is the sexiest foreplay, the perfect prelude to sex, the fiery banter that gets you heated, the stimulation of the mind that transmits to the body. Conversation is a give and take. Just like sex itself. And the best give and takes the best conversations lead to the best sex. - Zara Barrie
a wise woman puts a grain of sugar in everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her. - Helen Rowland
It's courage, not luck, that takes us through to the end of the road. - Ruskin Bond
Yesterday is a pile of rubble. Today is a pile of opportunity. Life takes a new dump each morning - Ryan Lilly
It takes courage to live your truth. But what you get in return is self-respect. - Auliq Ice
Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all of the tricks and has nothing to say. - Raymond Chandler
Every thought about death takes a moment of life away. - Dejan Stojanovic
Unexamined thoughts, habits or action may offer some deceptive gain or pleasure but eventually it takes away something most valuable from our life ,which we have ever wished for. - Aditya Ajmera
We live in an increasingly chaotic world and it takes a conscious and concerted effort to protect one’s humanity. - K.J. Kilton
He listens well who takes notes. - Dante Alighieri
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place. - Mark Twain
You can go as far as God takes you. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Think good and positive thoughts and you will attract good and positive things, think bad and negative thoughts and you will attract bad and negative things. It’s as simple as that in theory, but it takes time to master it fully, it takes time, patience and practice. - Jeanette Coron
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
Bring your dreams into reality. Believe in yourself. You know you have what it takes to make your dreams come true. Start now and work with ambition for total success. Aim high and make it happen. - Mark F. LaMoure
It takes time, patience, productivity and persistence to 'pop the oil'; just keep digging. Worthy investments take time to show positive returns. - T.F. Hodge
It takes life to live life - Jonathan Safran Foer
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely-- the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it. - Krishnamurti
Anyone can fail at something they really don’t want. What really takes courage is going after something you want and then failing. There is more fulfillment in life knowing that you tried, rather than settled without a fight. - Shannon L. Alder
Religion is an insult to human dignity. Without it you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things.But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. - Steven Weinberg
The best revenge is the time. Time takes it's revenge all the time. - Arzum Uzun
God takes us through life`s journey. Always nudging our Spirits to go for plus and shun the minus. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
The glance embroiders in joy, knits in pain, and sews in boredom.When indifferent, the eye takes stills, when interested, movies.Laughter is regional: a smile extends over the whole face. - Malcolm de Chazal
Anyone can exist. Most fools do. It takes guts to truly Live. - - RVM
For a control freak, love and the desire to control others are synonymous. Once they lose control over the object of their desire, hostility takes over in full force. - Natalya Vorobyova
I think that wherever your journey takes you, there are new gods waiting there, with divine patience -- and laughter.
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
It takes your knowing to decide on your going. If you know where you are going, you will keep going because you have already seen yourself gone - Israelmore Ayivor
Saying 'I love you' only takes seconds, but proving it takes a lifetime. - Matshona Dhliwayo
...no pain ever takes full leave of its person. That pain is greedy and doesn't give ground. That a body remembers what hurts it and how. Old pains get swallowed by new pains. But newer pains always follow suit. - Jill Alexander Essbaum
Do not wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day. - Albert Camus
It takes a very long time to become young. - Pablo Picasso
Those who always think of their aches can never do what it takes! - RVM
He who takes his eyes off the goal has a good chance of not scoring!" - -learningcentre (dot)transformationcoach(dot)help/wp - Allan Rufus
The book is a film that takes place in the mind of the reader. That's why we go to movies and say, "Oh, the book is better. - Paulo Coelho
Nobody takes a picture of something they want to forget.
Grief takes many forms, including the absence of grief. - Alison Bechdel
It takes a great man to be a good listener. - Calvin Coolidge
In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential. It’s no different in the financial realm - Suze Orman
After all, it takes a lot of planning to marry the wrong person. - Andy Stanley
Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward? That's the trouble with time travel, you never can tell. - Doctor Who
Bring your dreams to reality. Believe in yourself. You know you have what it takes to make your dreams come true. Start now and dedicate yourself for success. Shoot for the stars and make it happen. - Mark F. LaMoure
It takes the trust of God for things that exist, to wait on him for the evidence of things that do not exist. Faith and hope make you to thank God for the invisible things by looking at the visible things which were once invisible too. - Israelmore Ayivor
It takes many years to lay the solid foundation for final success. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It's easy to laugh it's easy to hate. It takes guts to be gentle and kind.
Trust can be broken in just a few seconds, but it takes years to heal - Rei Anthony Albon
What a blessed habit I have found my prayer list, morning by morning, it takes me via the Throne of all Grace straight to the intimate personal heart of each one mentioned here, and I know that He Who is not prescribed by time and geography answers immediately. - Oswald Chambers
We want to change from featureless caterpillars to become beautiful butterflies, and the change takes place wrapped up in our own little cocoons. - Roy Smoothe
It takes an athlete to dance, but an artist to be a dancer - Shanna LaFleur
A love that can last forever takes but a second to come about. - Cuban Proverb
The moment passed but the darkness is so dark, and the pain is so painful. But I accept whatever He gives and I give whatever He takes. - Mother Teresa
It takes tremendous courage to change and grow up to be what we want to be. - Debasish Mridha
It takes two to tango but It takes "ONE" to Love - Syed Sharukh
It takes two to manage the relationship, but it takes one to begin the change. - Sheri E. Ragland
When life takes away, something of greater value is always given in return. - Michael J. Fox
Think highly of yourself, for the world takes you at your own estimate.
I have found that everything wants to kill you. For some things, like fast food, or riding a bike, it just takes longer. - Devin J. Monroe
Truth is stranger than fiction because lies are much more convincing but the truth always comes out no matter how long it takes. - Sanjo Jendayi
It is a well-documented fact that guys will not ask for directions. This is a biological thing. This is why it takes several million sperm cells... to locate a female egg, despite the fact that the egg is, relative to them, the size of Wisconsin. - Dave Barry
Love doesn't always curl your toes sometimes it takes a bite right out of your soul. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Paradise is no whim.It takes time and trust,You see. - Scott Hastie
How small a thought it takes to fill a life. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
True love; the feeling that takes you so much effort without needing something in return. - Mean
It takes grace to endure hardtimes - Lailah Gifty Akita
it takes hope and courage to keep fighting even when the world gives up - Ardour
Freedom's just a word todayFreedom's just a wordWhen someone takes your word awayIt's seldom ever heardSo take a sentence full of things you're not supposed to sayCarry on, but don't write them down or you'll be gone - Stone Sour
It takes a lot to laugh, it takes a train to cry - Bob Dylan
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. - Erma Bombeck
Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; For love is sufficient unto love. - Kahlil Gibran
Entrepreneur, noun: someone who takes calculated risks to add value to wider society with the hope of making money and building wealth - M. James Airey
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. - Alan Cohen
If everyone takes one action for peace every day, our future generations will be able to enjoy peace. - Debasish Mridha
Love; something takes place in your heart without visible words. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
If one takes responsibility for the mistakes, he is the true person, isn’t it? Do not insist. Instead of insisting, instead of blaming others, take the responsibility of the mistakes on your head! - Dada Bhagwan
Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work. - Michael Jordan
After all those neurochemicals are drained out, it takes a while for them to replenish so on the back end of flow state...I can barely string sentences together. I become stupid. - Steven Kotler, Dean Potter
God heals, and the doctor takes the fees. - Benjamin Franklin
It takes a heck of a lot of courage to stay true to yourself when the world has forgotten it's way. - Nikki Rowe
The desert takes our dreams away from us, and they don't always return.... Those who don't return become a part of the clouds, a part of the animals that hide in the ravines and of the water that comes from the earth. They become part of everything They become the Soul of the World. - Paul Coelho
Go where imagination takes you-- not where others have gone before. - Debasish Mridha
Leaving home's a cinch. It's the staying, once you've found it, that takes courage. - Catherine Watson
Wide-sounding Zeus takes away half a man's worth on the day when slavery comes upon him. - Homer
TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR, BE A DOER FIRST.IT TAKES YOU TO BE THAT! - PRIYANSHU JOSHI
Was aus Liebe getan wird, geschieht immer jenseits von Gut und Böse. (What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.) - Friedrich Nietzsche
while life takes a pause ,you are path of closer to meaning of love - litymunshi
I find that writing is as magical as the genre I write in. When the story comes alive and takes over, it's truly a journey to another world. - K.M. Randall
I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief - Euripides
A true artist takes no notice whatever of the public. The public are to him non-existent - Oscar Wilde
It only takes one person to change your life for the better: YOU. Develop yourself to be excellent for success, by working hard and smart. Make success your chosen target. - Mark F. LaMoure
Trust is a gossamer thread, and it takes only a breath of suspicion to break it. - Jason Worthley
Better not to give in to it. It takes ten times as long to put yourself back together as it does to fall apart. - Finnick Odair Mockingjay
Present your product and service simple and direct. Eliminate senseless small talk that takes up valuable time. - Timi Nadela
It takes a lot of hard work to 'get there,' and once you get there it takes even more hard work to stay there. - Sophia Amoruso
The Wanderer then leaves behind the spiritual seeker, with all the accumulated knowledge and lofty spiritual experience, and takes the first step on the Journey. - Frank Wanderer
The common mistake that bullies make is assuming that because someone is nice that he or she is weak. Those traits have nothing to do with each other. In fact, it takes considerable strength and character to be a good person. - MaryElizabeth Williams
Peace is simple, but it takes great courage to be simple and walk the path of peace. - Debasish Mridha
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be. - Rosalynn Carter
Hate is infectious, but so is love, the difference between the two is one takes effort and the other one doesn’t. - Dave Guerrero
Anyone can exist. Most fools do. It takes guts to truly Live. - RVM
Friendships unfold gradually as women share intimacies with one another- this takes time. You need to be willing to let your friends know the real you, but you don't want to spill your guts out the first time you're out to lunch. - Irene S. Levine
If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand. - Confucius
Every decision you make takes you one step closer to being wealthy ... or one step further away. - Shay Olivarria
A masterpiece does not unfurl its wings immediately. It takes time. It will fly when it is ready. - A.D. Posey
Love takes time, So don't rush it - Anna Napper
There’s nothing like a friendly handshake to establish social cooperation, but the bonobo handshake takes erotic politics to a whole new level. - Dr Susan Block
It takes only a bit of tragedy to destroy insta-love. - Mya Robarts
The bad stuff that is part and parcel of contrived social existence takes a back seat when you concentrate on the heart of Life itself. - Valley Brown
Anything that dims my vision of Christ, or takes away my taste for Bible study, or cramps my prayer life, or makes Christian work difficult, is wrong for me, and I must, as a Christian, turn away from it. - J. Wilbur Chapman
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal. - E. Joseph Cossman
The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all of your time. - Willem de Kooning
It takes a whole lot longer to pull ourselves together than it takes to fall apart.. - Shilpa Menon
Life is a difficult thing to understand. It makes us too much happy and suddenly takes away the happiness. But we should smile in every phase of the life. - Sahaj Oberoi
It does not take a million complicated words to call yourself a writer, it only takes a simple few when they have been placed in the right order. -- - Reed Abbitt Moore
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security. - Thomas Paine
How can a falling dove turn again into a flying dove once again? It really takes the eyes of someone who sees you for the beauty that you really are. And if there are no other eyes there to see you in that way, then you had better be those pair of eyes, for yourself, to see yourself with! - C. JoyBell C.
Let's be happy the way life takes shape, it is all decided and destined to be that way and we can't change anything unless we first change ourselves. - Auliq Ice
Is there magic in this world? Certainly! But it is not the kind of magic written about in fantasy stories. It is the kind of magic that comes from ideas and the hard work it often takes to make them real. - Robert Fanney
Sometimes the storm in your mind takes you to a better decision. - I Love the way you love me
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion. - William Ralph Inge
It takes time to earn trust and it takes time to learn to be open enough to work in at team in an effective way so that every contribution is "valuable" regardless of your personal opinion. - Auliq Ice
It takes two to speak the truth - one to speak and another to hear. - Henry David Thoreau
Heartstorming takes you much further than your brainstorm can conceive. - Lurdes Peixoto
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place. - Mark Twain
The fairy tale belongs to the poor...I know of no fairy tale which upholds the tyrant, or takes the part of the strong against the weak. A fascist fairy tale is an absurdity. - Erik Christian Haugaard
The journey in between what you once were and who you are now beoming is where the dance of life really takes place.
The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy, cannot be understood unless one sits among the audience and feels the warmth created by the quality of laughter that the audience takes home with it. - James Thurber
A person with money who chooses to spend it on you, takes little effort and is meaningless. However, a person with no time who manages to spend what little they have on you... this means everything and should appreciated. - Mark W. Boyer
If it takes lots of patience,sacrifice and devotion to achieve the thing you've desired, for sure you have set your targets high and you're going through immense pain to reach there.Just don't quit. - Himmilicious
In this business (showbiz) it takes time to be really good and by that time, you're obsolete. - Cher
It takes time, hard-work and a lot of sacrifices to upgrade a Curriculum Vitae,however the day you lose your honor in the society, it will take only few seconds to make it become useless. - m.k dindoyal
It's a job that's never started that takes the longest to finish. - J. R. R. Tolkien
It takes strong, sound leadership, that correspondingly rare commodity, which is afflicted with neither an excess of pity nor callousness, to stand against the insipid tide of superficiality that is sweeping the world. - Tim Macartney-Snape
Lost love is still love. It takes a different form, that's all. You can't see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around a dance floor. But when those senses weaken another heightens. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it. - Mitch Albom
Sometimes, it takes more courage to be weak. - Tom Courter
Sometimes it takes great suffering to pierce the soul and open it up to greatness - Jocelyn Murray
Evil takes only prisoners….Time takes none."From The Tenth, chapter 28. - Various
Diligence acquires wealth;prudence takes care of it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble. - John Barrymore
Man takes root at his feet, and at best he is no more than a potted plant in his house or carriage till he has established communication with the soil by the loving and magnetic touch of his soles to it. - John Burroughs
Hiring has been a gradual process. We only hire someone when we really need them. It takes a while to get people up to speed. Our rule of thumb is to only hire when absolutely necessary. - Cabel Sasser
Take the time to plant seeds even if you're unsure if they'll grow; who knows, maybe all it takes is for someone else to come along and water it. - Kai Mann
Writing is such a solitary occupation that it takes a long time to build up a group of professional peers with whom you genuinely identify. - Sara Sheridan
It takes courage to own up your actions that hurt others, to look Into the eye and to mean the sorry, To accept the mistake and not deny, all of this needs courage. - Mansi Soni
Sometimes the anxiety takes over and I can’t seem to fathom the love he gives me. - Dominic Riccitello
If all it takes to motivate you is a quote then this quote has nothing to say except to go soar with the freakin’ eagles. - Ryan Lilly
Funny enough, I sit on my porch all day, wave and smile at everyone. Some of them aren't sure, some smiles right back, some come back later and say; "This morning you made my day, had the best day all week, thank you for that!" Smile and wave, that's all it takes :) - Martin R. Lemieux
It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature. - Henry James
I want excitement; and I don’t care what form it takes or what I pay for it, so long as it makes my heart beat. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
It takes years to build on to a dream but only a second to shatter. - Chirag Tulsiani
In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.
It takes hundreds of nuts to hold a car together, but it takes only one of them to scatter it all over the highway. - Evan Esar
It takes a huge amount of culture to normalize "crazy", and of course that's its main focus - Stefan Molyneux
Sometimes it takes a meltdown to cool down. - Evinda Lepins
Through the passage of my life I have learned, that the power of positive association is so much stronger than any amount of negativity in the world. No matter how dark it is, a tiny beam of light is all it takes to kill the darkest of darkness. - Asma Naqi
It doesn't take a man to have a child, it takes a man to raise a child. - GonzoBilly
Love surely is said to be blind but at times it takes blind turns. - Amit Abraham
I always admired atheists. I think it takes a lot of faith. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
An old friend is like a tender memory or a comfortable shoe. It takes years of caring to get to that point. - Laura Moncur
Even if it takes 'the one' to ride on my back, I will step in the Dark for them to see the Light - Devjeet Chawdhary
If you've been hurt and you've grieved and you've been through the mill, it takes a long time to get over it. - Sara Sheridan
Following the rules only takes you so far, sooner or later you have to forget them and play by your heart. - G.J. Walker-Smith
The function of a heart is to keep the body alive, I genuinely believe it is mind which takes care of everything else. - Amit Kalantri
I hate how long it takes to feel radical, militantly maternal self-acceptance. - Anne Lamott
I have learnt that trusting another takes a leap of faith; taking a risk and putting emotions on the line. This is in the hope that the other will accept and understand you. - Aisha Mirza
Nobody sees a flower - really - it is so small it takes time - we haven't time - and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time. - Georgia O'Keeffe
Book knowledge takes action based on reasons; common sense takes action based on the reason from the reasons! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
For example, it is only by work we extract gold from the soil. It takes work to discover the oil that is already deposited in the ground. It is work that turns a hill of coal into karats of diamond. - Sunday Adelaja
Beauty takes courage. Courage itself takes courage. - Carol Shields
It takes a good leader, with integrity, to enhance a leader with passion. - Steven Cuoco
Were such things here as we do speak about? Or have we eaten on the insane root that takes the reason prisoner? - William Shakespeare
A genius is someone who takes a complex thing and makes it look simple. An academic does the opposite. - Robert Fanney
Through the passage of my life I have learned that the power of positive association is so much stronger than any amount of negativity in the world. No matter how dark it is, a tiny beam of light is all it takes to kill the darkest of darkness. - Asma Naqi
Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container. - Wallace Stevens
It takes a lot of money to look as cheap as I do.
Sometimes I forget myself in a book. And when i have to stop reading it takes me a minute to remember where I am. Or who I am. - Anonymous
Many of the most powerful things in life are not tangible. All it takes is for you to close your eyes to see. - Shannon L. Alder
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you. - Mark Twain
Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. - James Baldwin
With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for good people to do evil - that takes religion. - Steven Weinberg
Truth stings; it takes the strong to face the truth. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
It takes ,all at bottom from heart writing takes from root ,to spread likepieces of cloud ,then bind in such a thik Cloud ,pouring on earth to give entire life to start it again . - litymunshi
Then there are these heavy perennial moments that suddenly unearth me, when the world takes on this ravaging clarity and you feel marooned, cut off from normality. - Jebreel Nahaary
For me the experience of writing is really an experience of losing control.… I think it’s very much like dreaming or like surfing. You go out there and wait for a wave, and when it comes it takes you somewhere and you don’t know where it’ll go. - Margaret Atwood
The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer. - Henry Kissinger
It takes wisdom to know when you've had enough, strength to make the decision and determination to see it through. - Seraphine Abrams
Wherever the plan of God takes you, the grace of God will sustain you. - John Paul Warren
Perhaps people hate because it's more difficult to love. It also takes more courage to do the latter. - Primadonna Angela
If you do whatever it takes to accomplish your goals to live the life you desire, It will be worth it. I promise! But if you find some excuse to justify quitting your journey, you will regret it. This is also a promise!" -gbb - Glenn Brandon Burke
Don’t just to avoid criticism. If you do nothing, you will be nothing. If you do only the parts you really love, you will also be nothing. It takes what it takes. It takes all of it. Own it, accept it, embrace it and do it. Want all of what you want! - Akiroq Brost
I love my career. It is a career. A difficult one that takes many hours and total dedication to my craft. It is also what I was born to do--tell stories and entertain. - Michelle M. Pillow
Running in the relay of life sometimes makes me notice that faith takes over the baton when reason finished its part. - Hasse Jerner
Rascals are always sociable, and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others company. - Arthur Schopenhauer
With life the truth is not what is right or wrong, but with life the truth is the process, where life unfolds in every individual, and takes him to the whole. - Roshan Sharma
Tears are a river that takes you somewhere…Tears lift your boat off the rocks, off dry ground, carrying it downriver to someplace better. - Clarissa Pinkola Estés
To test a man, determine how much it takes to make him lie. - C.J. Langenhoven
Deadlines help me, but my muse hates them. My muse functions in fits and starts, and tends to take very long vacations. Deadlines are like a hot poker to his ass. They force us both to sit down and write, which is what it takes to do this. - Alistair Cross
Sometimes it takes courage to give into temptation. - Oscar Wilde
pause, ponder,consult, think through it well, understand the consequence, know the benefit and take a second look at it again for it takes a little mistake to cause a big had I know with a deep regret - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
He takes my breath away and proves to me that I don't need it. - Malak El Halabi
I wrapped my arms around my body, pushing away my doubts and indecision for just a moment, and looked out toward the cemetery. Whatever it takes, I vowed. And as I said the words, I felt a chill run across my neck and a ghostly touch slide down my cheek - Catrina Burgess
Sometimes your instinct takes you where your body can't..أحيانا غريزتك تأخذك إلى حيث لا يستطيع جسمك - Hicham LM Kamelionaire
For those living in a dark cave... sometimes all it takes is for someone to throw us a lifeline. - Martin R. Lemieux
A tragedy is a tragedy, and at the bottom, all tragedies are stupid. Give me a choice and I'll take A Midsummer Night's Dream over Hamlet every time. Any fool with steady hands and a working set of lungs can build up a house of cards and then blow it down, but it takes a genius to make people laugh. - Stephen King
A good country song takes a page out of someone's life, and puts it into music. - Conway Twitty
Innovation takes practice more than talent. - Debra Kaye
To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don't want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt. - Madonna
Depression exist without you knowing it, even denying it. It is not an illusion. You don't even know you're in it. It takes awhile before you realize it. If you deny it, it means your still in there or else you won't talk about your misery and the dramas in your life. - Ann Marie Aguilar
A writer never takes a vacation. For a writer life consists of either writing or thinking about writing - Eugène Ionesco
It does not take a man to stand with the strong, it takes a man to stand with the weak and oppose the strong. - GonzoBilly
Everyone in a decadent society, Lorrain urges, is guilty. Everyone loves masking murder and everyone takes masochistic pleasure in the risk of discovery and punishment. - Jennifer Birkett
Life is not about changing the external circumstances, to please your internal world, rather life is to change your internal circumstances so that you can accept, whatever takes place in the external world. - Roshan Sharma
Always to be right, always to trample forward, and never to doubt, are not these the great qualities with which dullness takes the lead in the world? - William Makepeace Thackeray
It takes one to tell, and two to missunderstand. - H.C. Paye
To invest into a memory that will only take you down a road that cannot be traveled is futile and counter-productive. It takes us away from the here and now, and it only impedes our well-being when we give nostalgic cadence to this venture. - DC Gunnersen
Major improvements don't happen over night. Their are many moments inching towards improvement. The difference between those who make major improvements in their lives are the ones who embrace patience and wait through the darkness as long as it takes. - Matthew Donnelly
It takes a spiritual soldier to maintain salvation. - Cyc Jouzy
Sometimes it takes more courage to be the passenger than to be the driver. - E.L. Konigsburg
It takes a village to raise a child. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
It takes a society to raise a generation. - David Berman
Power never takes a back step - only in the face of more power. - Malcolm X
It takes a long time to wake up. That's why it doesn't happen to people who are in a hurry. - Robin Gregory
Lets make a change today while everybody takes a day off and waits to make a change tomorrow. - Auliq Ice
A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably - William Penn
Sometimes it takes a walk through the darkness; to totally appreciate the light - L.M. Young
It takes one a long time to become young. - Picasso - Patsy Asuncion
Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
It is the body-complex that eats and one just does the egoism of ‘I ate.’ He is not aware that there is another entity. One simply takes on the suffering of another. - Dada Bhagwan
Authenticity inspire respect because it takes courage to own who you really are. - Arlene Dickinson
Be focused and learn what it takes to excel in your calling. Be patient and persistent in your drive to succeed. Be ready to pay the price of success because wealth without sweat is wishful thinking. Never give up on your dreams so you don’t lose what can actually bring you true success. - Sesan Kareem
Our ultimate goal is to be fully present for life. It takes practice - Janet Gallagher Nestor
I mean it takes a certain kind of maturity to live in the South these days. You don't have it yet, but you have a shadow of the beginnings of it. You haven't the humbleness of mind-" "I thought the fear of the Lord was the beginning of wisdom.""It's the same thing. Humility. - Harper Lee
It only takes patience to live through this life. - Auliq-Ice
Many call it the 1000 yard stare and can't realize the pain when PTSD takes us there - Stanley Victor Paskavich
When an idea takes hold, nothing can stop it! - Stephen Richards
I'm past competing in pissing contests. My jet stream is now more of a trickle. The only contest I'd win is the number of trips to the bathroom it takes to purge a 32oz soda. - Brian MacLearn
Showing your compassion to another human takes less energy than hating him. - Ben Midland
It takes courage, strength, and conviction to love someone deeply, persistently, and endlessly. - Debasish Mridha
I almost thought that marriage was a cure to loneliness, alas! so many are lonely inside marriage. Then I realized it's not marriage that takes the loneliness away, but when both within marriage honour God and the vows made before Him. - Gugu Mona
Silence is a giver; it gives some things to you! Noise is a taker; it takes some things from you! Seek for the silence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Guilt is motherfucker,... it takes everything motivation, aspiration and soul. (Kill Game 2015) - Deyth Banger
It usually takes 100 years to make a law, and then, after it's done its work, it usually takes 100 years to be rid of it. - Henry Ward Beecher
Stairs to climb are difficult it takes time and effort and going down is easies job... what do I mean with that?(I think that... once upon a time.... .you had something in your head more than a candy!) - Deyth Banger
The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and unknown, who is unafraid of failure, will succeed. - Gordon Parks
All it takes is one person to question the possibility of a different way of life, in order to unlock a chained heart. - Shannon L. Alder
A leader or president that never rebukes violence, is like one that takes utter pride in it's rage - Andrew-Knox B Kaniki
No true friendship takes account of credit and debt. It gives freely, without thought of compensation or reward. - Una McCormack
It takes darkness to be aware of the light. - Treasure Tatum
Tyranny is like the electric wiring in an old house. A tyrant dies, the new tyrant takes possession, and all he has to do is drop the switch. - John le Carré
Intellect takes us along in the battle of life to a certain limit, but at the crucial moment it fails us. Faith transcends reason. It is when the horizon is the darkest and human reason is beaten down to the ground that faith shines brightest and comes to our rescue. - Mahatma Gandhi
Hierarchical institutions are like giant bulldozers-- obedient to the whim of any fool who takes the controls. - Edward Abbey
Having a baby's sweet face so close to your own, for so long a time as it takes to nurse 'em, is a great tonic for a sad soul. - Erica Eisdorfer
Be the one whose Lord is Jesus and who takes His words as a final authority without any thought of controversy. True believers follow Jehovah, not only for what He does, but specially for who He is. - Israelmore Ayivor
To pretend is to do nothing more than imagine life as something wonderful so that we don’t have to incur the pain that it takes to actually make life wonderful. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It only takes a tenth grade course on evolution to know that the prostate g-spot’s existence alone is proof that ass play has been done for a very, very long time. - Maggie Young
There is no great path to greatness than true service. He who knows how to serve from a true heart and spirit knows what it takes to be truly great - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
One of the only things more powerful than the human heart is the that it takes to heal one that has been broken - Tommy Cotton
I will wait for you as long as it takes. I will love you every moment across time. - Lauren Kate
With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. - Steven Weinberg
It is not how long it takes one to succeed in life that matters but how well. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
Southern gentleman, he said aside to him in Arabic. Do you wish for me to continue this for you?Caine’s temper shifted to a low simmer in his chest. Your way takes too long.Ma’aleyk, and your way hurts my ears, he argued. - V.S. Carnes
Some are born virtuous, some become virtuous. To be good by nature is indeed fortunate but to become good is like walking on a double-edged sword; it takes a longer time and is more painful. - Umera Ahmed
Sometimes life takes hold of one, carries the body along, accomplishes one's history, and yet is not real, but leaves oneself as it were slurred over. - D.H. Lawrence
A writer takes earnest measures to secure his solitude and then finds endless ways to squander it. - Don DeLillo
Takes birth in me,also, dies in debris.I am a Potpourri.A mix of dead petals,effusing divine fragrance.Walking on the journey,of controversy.I am a Potpourri. - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
People live on the flow of the daily reality and they surge on the waves of hazy expectations. They can experience pleasant junctures and try to catch and enjoy each special moment that is offered to them. Until life takes them by surprise. - Erik Pevernagie
[Buddhism] takes us beyond a kind of self-centered narcissism because instead of identifying with the content of our experience, we identify with awareness itself. - Charlotte Kasl
Magic has big sharp teeth. When it bites, it doesn't nibble. It takes big, bloody chunks. So be very, very careful. - William Blystone
We find that after years of struggle we do not take a journey, but rather a journey takes us. - John Steinbeck
Our experience is coloured through and through by books and plays and the cinema, and it takes patience and skill to disentangle the things we have really learned from life for ourselves. - C.S. Lewis
Takes long,Stings hard,Benefit's large.And that's your experience in life :) - Babu Rajan
Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes and completes them by what is deepest in themselves.
Honesty is to truth as prow is to stern. Honesty appears first and truth appears last. The interval between varies in direct proportion to the size of ship. With anything of size, truth takes a long time in coming. Sometimes it only manifests itself posthumously. - Haruki Murakami
Love is colourless. It only takes the colour of the hearts. - Premchand Shetty
The sky never falls with the rain. It is never weighed down by all that it carries. It takes all of its anchorsand turns them into stars. Learn from this. - D. Antoinette Foy
Jewelry takes people's minds off your wrinkles - Sarah Phillips
As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else. - Maya Angelou
Even the strongest hearts can be fragile. It takes only seconds to hurt someone. But sometimes it takes years to repair the damage. Cherish the hearts that love you. - Kiran Shaikh
I do not know anyone who has gotten to the top without paying the price. It takes an attitude of hard work, commitment and purpose. - Farshad Asl
A wise human’s life contains several journeys among several experiences, each of them takes him/her to a new level of wisdom in which makes him/her refuses to return to how he/she was before that experience. - Sameh Elsayed
Do not hold your breath for anyone,Do not wish your lungs to be still,It may delay the cracks from spreading,But eventually they will.Sometimes to keep yourself togetherYou must allow yourself to leave,Even if breaking your own heartIs what it takes to let you breathe. - Erin Hanson
He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright - Blaise Pascal
Life takes us to unexpected places... love brings us home. - Unknown Author 770
You set goals in order to become the person it takes to achieve them - Linda Deir
It takes more courage to examine the dark corners of your own soul than it does for a soldier to fight on a battlefield - W.B. Yeats
Success takes patience like a snake stalking it's prey. - Brigitta Moon
When a man takes one step toward God, God takes more steps toward that man than there are sands in the worlds of time. - The Work of the Chariot
It takes a wonderful brain and exquisite senses to produce a few stupid ideas. - George Santayana
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect. - Cicero
Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle. - Helen Keller
I suppose that it is not so easy to go home and it takes a bit of time to make a son out of a stranger. - Albert Camus
When you lose someone, you get used to living day to day without them. But you’ll never get used to the 10 second heartbreak. That’s the time it takes to wake to full consciousness each day and remember… - Nina Guilbeau
It is not how long it takes for one to succeed in life that matters but how well. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
ANY FOOL CAN GET INTO AN OCEAN BUT IT TAKES A GODDESS TO GET OUT OF ONE. - Jack Spicer
It takes two to make a very great career: the man who is great, and the man--almost rarer--who is great enough to see greatness and say so. - Ayn Rand
Every book is its own black hole. Don’t fight the pull; find out where it takes you. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Sometimes being happy takes effort. Invest time and energy in yourself and your happiness. - Amy Leigh Mercree
If your dream is a big dream, and if you want your life to work on the high level that you say you do, there's no way around doing the work it takes to get you there. - Joyce Chapman
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence. - Dorothy Dix
Change begins with you. It only takes a moment to make a difference in the lives of others. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Darkness is a natural fear, one that takes the things you love most, the most valuable innocence, and turns them against you. The struggle is to see past the illusions, and see the light in your fear. - Various
It takes true courage and real humility to say NO or YES! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I think it would be well, and proper, and obedient, and pure, to grasp your one necessity and not let it go, to dangle from it limp wherever it takes you. - Annie Dillard
You have to think if we've been visited by extraterrestrial life, it was like a zookeeper walking into the chimp enclosure: He looks around, takes some pictures, then leaves without interacting significantly with the environment. Meanwhile the chimps have no idea what the fuck just happened. - J. Richard Singleton
The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions. - Anthony Jay
To call yourself an author takes publishing one book. To call yourself an inspirational author is the work of a lifetime that requires being constantly kicked in the stomach, only to get back up on your feet and show the world how you survived it each time. - Shannon L. Alder
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. - E.E. Cummings
If you have the creative urge, it isn't going to go away. But sometimes it takes a while before you accept the fact. - Hugh Macleod
Nature takes the decision first, man agrees, reconciles, modifies, refutes, contradicts etc., subsequently. It means the application of reason, the discretionary power of a man, only happens afterwards! - Thiruman Archunan
Out of fear, out of the desire for approval, out of misguided notions of duty, people surrender themselves--their convictions and their aspirations--every day. There is nothing noble about it. It takes far more courage to fight for your values than to relinquish them. - Nathaniel Branden
No, no, it's not all random, if it was really random, the universe would abandon us completely, and the universe doesn't. It takes care of its most fragile creations in ways we can't see. - R.J. Palacio
Holiness is found in how we treat others, not in how we contemplate the cosmos. As our experiences in marriages, families, and friendship teach us, it takes relationships to provide the friction that wears down our rough edges and sanctifies us. - Terryl Givens
Ego is like an antivirus which eventually takes unwanted control of the computer itself. - Saurabh Sharma
Tenacity is what it takes to dare unrelentingly - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't say you have started when you remain static. It takes just a step to start an arduous errand! Unleash yourself and take the courageous step tactically to accomplish the vision. When you have to do it, dare to do it! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
All it takes, is one leap of faith. - EK Dobbins
It takes a long time to learn how to do something simple. - Marty Rubin
A leader first tries to listen, then tries to understand, then creates a common vision and then together takes action for the realization. - Debasish Mridha
Literature takes us away from our grey everyday experience, but brings us back enriched with new sensibilities. - Willie van Peer
Perhaps it takes a purer faith to praise God for unrealized blessings than for those we once enjoyed or those we enjoy now. - A.W. Tozer
It is easy to tie someone with love, but it takes a lifetime to untie the knot of love. - Debasish Mridha
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Whatever life takes away from you, let it go. - Miguel Ruiz
Memory is a giggling sprite and will not be tamed. She takes flight the moment the present becomes the past. - Gordon Atkinson
My brain tends to take the scenic route. Things come to the forefront of my mind sooner or later, it just takes time. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Imagination takes us to the invisible world. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When words lose their meaning, physical force takes over.from an essay for Writers by Nancy Crampton - W.H. Auden
Money isn't enough. Happiness takes more than a padded bank account. - Diana Palmer
Reading takes you places; it is all up to your imagination. The world (or in this case book) is your canvas, go paint it. - BOB
If you come into contact with that rare once in a lifetime opportunity, instantly own it, remember all it takes is a slight pondering moment for a stake to be placed, the opportunity can and will easily be claimed by another. - Victoria Addino
That's the secret of entertaining. You make your guests feel welcome and at home. If you do that honestly, the rest takes care of itself. - Barbara Hall
Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles. It takes away today’s peace. - Randy Armstrong
It takes patience to make a man - the patience to listen, watch and wait. - Ogwo David Emenike
It takes great character and understanding of human emotions to help someone you shouldn't be helping under normal circumstances. - Daya Kudari
Love takes just a moment, it is the ego that takes days, months and years. - Himanshu Chhabra
I told her it takesa lot of solitude to write a poem.She told me it takes a lot of solitudeto die. - Ronald Baatz
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction. - Alert Einstein
To change the world takes time; to change yourself takes courage. - R.S. Lowel
You know how it is. Sometimes we plan a trip to one place, but something takes us to another. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary man takes everything as a blessing or a curse. - Carlos Castaneda
Someone can tell you all your life that you’re inferior, but it doesn’t matter until you accept it and allow for validation. Once validation takes place, it’s then that the colonial malaise sets in like smallpox. - M.B. Dallocchio
It takes a great reader to make a great book. - Orna Ross
Some things you cannot see or explain, but they are there, lurking.Some things dwell in the dark: waiting…watching…haunting.Sometimes evil takes on many forms, many faces.And silence is the last thing you hear, when it’s already too late.THE SILENCE - Barry Brickey
It takes time for the things to manifest. Everything needs necessary energy for its manifestation. - Roshan Sharma
What is love?It's not empathy, nor kindness.Empathy takes two, the one who hurts and the one who empathizes.Kindness takes two, the one who gives and the one who takes.But love takes just one.The two get together into one.They don't separate.The "I" and the "you" disappear.I LOVE MEANS I DISAPPEAR.. - Nikos Kazantzakis
Time and Patience they both test each other. One fails other takes over.... - Sagar Gosavi
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. - Henry Ford
Anybody Can Hate. Hate is Easy...Living Side by Side with Compassion, Tolerance and Respect Takes Real Courage. - Jeffrey A. White
Life is like a steering wheel, it only takes one small move to change your entire direction. - Kellie Elmore
You have what it takes! Believe! You are the one with the dream. You own it. And you will walk through the open doors. Nothing can stop you.. Risk, even if you make mistakes. So live with faith and abandon. Have some fun. You are being carried... - Evan Edwards
Everything takes place at a right time. It’s your anxiety to achieve everything before time or grab things more than you required, add misery to your life. - Roshan Sharma
While love shuts down areas of the brain associated with judgment and reasoning by contrast those consumed with hate have very active reasoning facilities. It takes logic to figure out how to attack your enemy. - Randall Parker
Entrepreneurial capitalism takes more people out of poverty than aid. - Bono
It takes courage to speak up for your beliefs. - Jim George
The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it. - Banksy
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
Often, it takes more guts than skill to open doors. Once the doors get opened, then it's up to you. - Julieanne O'Conner
All of us need to be constantly reminded it takes a heap of living and loving to make a house a home. - Marvin J. Ashton
Limited money and family obligations have never stopped a man who really wanted to do something, although they provide excuses for a man who is not really up to the creative challenge in the first place. Find out today whether you are willing to do what it takes. - David Deida
In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than to advance. - Joseph Stalin
It takes great courage when you are suffering to see beyond your suffering to the clear relations between things, to the laws that cause and govern your suffering; it takes great courage to be ruthless with one's griefs. - Andre Harvey
if there is something to win and nothing to lose from asking a question then ask whatever it takes - W. Clement Stone
It takes a female to have a baby,It takes a woman to raise a child,It takes a mother to raise them correctly,It takes a warrior to show them how to change the world. - Shannon L. Alder
Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there - Zig Ziglar
It takes some strength to fight. It takes greater strength to choose not to fight. - Philip Gerard Oning
We can love anyone at a safe distance, but loving people in the thick of their mess takes the supernatural love of Jesus working in us. - Alisa Hope Wagner
It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are. - Unknown
orgasm for women like coal( that takes lot of time to get heat) , and men like microwave..just push the button - Anshu
All the bruised lives, searching hearts...Everyone wants a love story but few will risk what it takes to live one. - Donna Lynn Hope
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
It takes a lot of rehearsing for a man to be himself. - William Saroyan
Nothing takes you away from dwelling in the past or worrying about the future like living in the present. - Roy T. Bennett
Roses do not bloom hurriedly; for beauty, like any masterpiece, takes time to blossom. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I thought, Love gives light to darken life.But now i realized..."Love gives a light to darken life and later it takes the light and make it as a darkest life. - Saravanan
Your soul does not give you your dreams if you don’t have what it takes inside to achieve them. - Eileen Anglin
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. - Charles M. Schulz
Engaging solely to validate your opinion takes away from the character building process. - Unarine Ramaru
Love; it takes you so much effort without needing something in return. - Mean
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