Quotation Explorer - 'Tend'

If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase. - Epictetus
It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.
People tend to find books when they are ready for them. - Neil Gaiman
If you wanna take the fucking island burn your fucking boats; and you will take the island 'cause people when they're gonna either die or succeed, tend to succeed. - Tony Robbins
Human beings tend to be unable to estimate how biased they are. - Jean-François Manzoni
I tend to be drawn to people who are similar. Very independent. And the ones who aren't, it doesn't work. It doesn't last. I’m drawn to quiet people certainly I am now. - Laura Marling
You tend to become like that, what you want most. Its up to you to make it happen. Expect the best and work for the best. Dedicate yourself and make your life happen with determination. - Mark F. LaMoure
Why do we tend to treasure our health best, only when it is in jeopardy? - Toni Sorenson
Idleness and lack of occupation tend - nay are dragged - towards evil. - Hippocrates
I want to change the pop world one sequin at a time. Artists tend to take themselves way too seriously and don't enjoy the fun of making an impact on culture. I just have a good time and sequins represent a good time. - Lady Gaga
(Emerson's) aphorisms tend to be chicken soup for the academic soul or gobledygook of a man who prefers the sounds of words to their meanings. - Micah Mattix
Psychotics, say what you want about them, tend to make the first move. - David Lipsky (Author), Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foste
Life is like the dirt we bury our dreams and fears in. It blemishes the way. As things tend to grow by the rain of our belief or doubts. - Anthony Liccione
We tend to problem our problem why not let our problems become more problematic than us - Subingsubing Dondy
Stagnant people tend to live stagnant lives. - Toni Sorenson
Emotions tend to get in the way of a good argument. - Steve Hague
It is by no means self-evident that human beings are most real when most violently excited; violent physical passions do not in themselves differentiate men from each other, but rather tend to reduce them to the same state. - Thomas Elliot
Liberals tend to view traditions, policies, and morals of past generations as arbitrary designs put in place by less enlightened people. Because of this, liberals don't pay much attention to why traditions developed or wonder about possible ramifications of their social engineering. - John Hawkins
People tend to suppress that which they cannot express. - Yi-Fu Tuan
We tend to perseverate on the fact that as far as we might have fallen, there’s always another bottom underneath the one we’re laying on. Yet, for every bottom underneath us, there’s always endless opportunity above us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Gossip is an idle talk that makes you look worse than the person you are talking about, and people tend to have more confidence in the person you talked about when they get tired of your gossip. Speak with love and kindness or don't speak at all. - Uzoma Nnadi
The greatest justice in life is that your vision and looks tend to go simultaneously. - Kevin Bacon
We tend to get irritated when we see somebody doing something that is unusual and unfamiliar to our thinking - Sunday Adelaja
One of the tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. - Dale Carnegie
People who understand human behavior and personality tend to find flaws in every next person they meet, analyze their actions and develop bit sociopath nature. - Himmilicious
I tend to scare myself. - Stephen King
We tend to forget that everything has an ending, so enjoy it while you can still see it around you. - Angel Phetheni
The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be. - Robert Fulghum
People tend to think that money makes them strong, but it's those that learn to survive without it, are truly the stronger. - Anthony Liccione
It is the nature of human that we tend to pass our pain along. As if we could get rid of it by inflicting an equal hurt on someone else. - Robin Hobb
Books have souls. Or so romantics like me tend to think. - Douglas Rushkoff
When people first discover beauty, they tend to linger. Even if they don’t at first recognize it for what it is. - Sherwood Smith
The orthodox tend to think that people who, like the postmodernists and me, believe neither in God nor in some suitable substitute, must feel that everything is permitted, that everybody can do what they like. - Richard M. Rorty
Contemporary architects tend to impose modernity on something. There is a certain concern for history but it’s not very deep. I understand that time has changed, we have evolved. But I don’t want to forget the beginning. A lasting architecture has to have roots. - I. M. Pei
The principle cannot be denied: the fiercer the struggle against the injustice you suffer, the blinder you will be to the injustice you inflict. We tend to translate the presumed wrongness of our enemies into an unfaltering conviction of our own rightness. - Miroslav Volf
One of the fascinating things about our lives - and minds - is that tend to spend years wishing and wanting others and the world around to see in us that which we ourselves do not appreciate fully. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
I tend to avoid people who always have something to say and those who expect me to always have something to say. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You tend to become like that, what you want most. Its up to you to make it happen. Expect the best and work for the best. Dedicate yourself and make a successful life happen. - Mark F. LaMoure
Fits of anger, vexation,and bitterness against ourselves tend to pride and they spring from no other source than self-love, which is disturbed and upset at seeing that it is imperfect. - Francis de Sales
People tend to misinterpret imagination for being willing to do everything, instead of having the capability to put your mind to anything. There is a difference. - Lionel Suggs
During the most painful moments in life,we almost tend to miss the sweetest thing which can ever happen too... - Amit Aarav
Why have many saints been so perfectly contemplative? Because they always studied to mortify themselves from worldly desires, that they might freely, with all the power of their heart, tend to our Lord.
When we find money in the street, we happily pick it up, even if it’s just a buck, but when we bump into love, we tend to be so picky. - Stefan Emunds
The greater the pain associated with love, the more likely a person is to be attracted to others who will inflict this pain…for isn’t this what love is? Hurt people tend to hurt other people. - David W. Earle
People tend to focus on the things that they don't like about themselves. While that's important for change, it's equally important to focus on what they love about themselves. For every one thing you dislike about yourself, think of five things you like about yourself. It's a balancing act. - Tom Giaquinto
I hate being a writer. i tend to stick my emotions in things that cannot reciprocate. I've become a whore for my craft. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Almost everyone is overconfident--except the people who are depressed, and they tend to be realists. - Joseph T. Hallinan
Adults tend to repress their pleasure. Sad to say, I think we become adults only through disappointment, grief, and lies. So of course gradually we become tough, less sensitive. - Jean-Louis Gassee
Phones with numerical keypads worked best for dialing phone calls. Incidentally, phone calls tend to be the primary function of a phone. 'Smartphones' completely ignore these basic facts, resulting in some of the least intelligent devices I've seen yet. Oh the irony. - Ashly Lorenzana
Where you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle may not grow.
You tend to become like that, what you want most. It is up to you to make it happen. Expect the best and work hard. Dedicate yourself to full success. - Mark F. LaMoure
When we see and appreciate the beauty in others, we tend to absorb it and make it ours. - Debasish Mridha
Even the people who once fought for others tend to get weak and eventually "give up" and lose interest in the worth of fighting any longer. - Osjusn CC
If we consistently act on the optimistic hypothesis, this hypothesis will tend to be realised; whilst by acting on the pessimistic hypothesis we can keep ourselves for ever in the pit of want. - John Maynard Keynes
Even if the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, keep to your own side; it's where you belong. There you can plant your own grass and tend to it. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Although there are things that just tend to rub you the wrong way too! Smile and move on your choice! - Auliq Ice
We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. - Roy Amara
I see Jesus in every human being. I say to myself, this is hungry Jesus, I must feed him. This is sick Jesus. This one has leprosy or gangrene; I must wash him and tend to him. I serve becuase I love Jesus. - Mother Teresa
we tend to steer our lives in the direction of the lessons we need to learn - Don Campbell
With leadership succession, families tend to focus on picking the next CEO. Families really need multiple leaders at all levels in their families and family businesses. - Andrew Keyt
In the old world, we tend to drift along, victims to our own ignorance of the fact, that we can have what we want in the New World. - David Lionel Lloyd
Two good indicators of revealed preferences are things the people tend to value a lot: time and money. If you look at how they spend their time and how they spend their money, you can infer quite a lot about their real preferences. - Douglas W. Hubbard
A traveler's most interesting meals tend to happen by surprise. - David Dale
We tend to see what we are looking for. - Toni Sorenson
The people who work with solar photovoltaics (PV) tend to be sick, I've worked with many of them. They were showing classic symptoms of Radio Wave Sickness (RWS). - Steven Magee
I tend to think my eye's vision is still 20/20, because they mind their own business. - Anthony Liccione
I think we're moving toward a world where all the consumers under a certain age will probably tend to identify more with their consumer status or with the products they consume then they would with ... any sort of antiquated notion of nationality. - Gibson, William
Every day you make certain decisions and take specific actions that come about as a result of how you think, feel and the habits you tend to indulge - Derric Yuh Ndim
I always wonder why people tend to fall in love. There is a big difference between loving someone and being in love with someone. - Rhea Gutigulao
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves. - Dale Carnegie
Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one. - Terry Pratchett
Lovers tend to be philosophical, achievers are practical. - Amit Kalantri
my feelings tend to last longerthan my lovers doand it's made a monsterout of my heart. - Ava
I tend to throw tantrums a lot. Wear a helmet in my presence. - Natalya Vorobyova
We tend to search for happiness and love forgetting that both can be found when we stop searching for sadness and hate. - Hisham Fawzi
We tend to think that it’s up to others to respect our needs and fill them for us. But that doesn’t ever work, and for the following reason:If you have a hard time knowing what it is you really need, then how on earth can you logically expect someone else to know? - Amanda Butterworth
I tend to live in the past because most of my life is there. - Herb Caen
History is moving, and it will tend toward hope, or tend toward tragedy. - George W. Bush
Attempts to control complex systems tend to be pointless at best or destructive at worst. - Stanley McChrystal
Every thought, word, and action plants seeds in the garden of your life. Are you planting seeds of love, compassion, peace, or those of anger, resentment and dissatisfaction? Choose wisely and tend your garden well. - John Bruna
Some people tend to throw your love to the dogs when you become totally submissive to them, but when you want to get out of the heat, they pull you back into the kitchen. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We tend to be judged because of our actions. - Roxy Writer
People who read your ideas tend to think that your writings reflect your life. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
Couples tend to think that being single is always singular. Singles tend to believe that being a couple is always copulatory. - Raheel Farooq
We tend to think of the erotic as an easy, tantalizing sexual arousal. I speak of the erotic as the deepest life force, a force which moves us toward living in a fundamental way. - Audre Lorde
The major dilemma is that we tend to listen to reply, while all we should do is: listen to understand and feel. - Akilnathan Logeswaran
Say that we are a puff of warm breath in a very cold universe. By this kind of reckoning we are either immeasurably insignificant or we are incalculably precious and interesting. I tend toward the second view. - Marilynne Robinson
I tend to believe simple things are the real things. - Marty Rubin
Politicians tend only to like democracy when it is to their personal advantage(From LONE WOLF, p.50) - Len Webster
Words tend to bounce off nature as they try to deliver nature's language into the hands of another language foreign to it. - Theodor Adorno
You tend to become that, what you want most. Expect the best and give it your best. Make success happen. - Mark F. LaMoure
[He] was a brilliant man. People tend to become wary of individuals like him because their brilliance reminds them of their own mediocrity. Envy is a blind man who wants to pull out your eyes. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
We as humans tend to overlook lesser beings and things, but we should instead come to love and respect them. - Sandranil Biswas
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. - Abraham Maslow
The best adventures tend to start unexpectedly, and end unexpectedly too. - Nica Shea
We tend to think of future inventions and discoveries, but in reality, these things already exist in the knowledge bank of the universe. - Stephen Richards
She taught me that the nighttime,Is when the stars tend to thrive. - Kyra Jackson
We tend to live up to our expectations. - Earl Nightingale
True ideas seem to suffer from repetition, while stupid ones tend to flourish. - James Rozoff
Chronic problems tend to come from chronic habits. - Clifford Cohen
Conservative should tend to resist the argument that our particular crisis is a more-than-normal one, that our particular moment is a more-than-Madisonian one. Conservatism is a healthy political persuasion because it is inclined to shun alarmism. - William Krystol
...Being a mother is like being a gardener of souls. You tend your children, make sure the light always touches them - Karen White
I was to learn later that in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and what a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization. - Petronius Arbiter
The length of words used to explain something does not determine the quality of the thought. Yet, I tend to believe that the shorter one can say something, the better it is. - Eric Roxas
I have a couple of favorite relatives, but because they're so far away I tend to ignore them-even though they have mailboxes, email addresses and telephone numbers. Today, I'll get back in touch. - Eileen & Jerry Spinelli
Government today is growing too strong to be safe. There are no longer any citizens in the world there are only subjects. They work day in and day out for their masters they are bound to die for their masters at call. Out of this working and dying they tend to get less and less. - H.L. Mencken
Art forms that appeal to [leftists] tend to focus on ... defeat and despair ... as if there were no hope of accomplishing anything through rational calculation. - Theodore J. Kaczynski
Behavioral economics tells us that people often focus too much on the wrong things, and tend to focus on aspects of the job that are salient. So, for example, the pay is salient, especially the starting pay. - Alan Krueger
Music is stored in our long-term memory. When we learn something through music, we tend to remember it longer and believe it more deeply. Dr. - Joyce Brothers
When I'm sad I tend to slide in to day dream and sing along whatever I hear on the radio. - Martin M Stupak
How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all. - Clarissa Pinkola Estés
all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. - Dale Carnegie
Never squander money, opportunity or a good wife. They all tend to end up in the hands of someone who won't. - Sotero M Lopez II
I have done without electricity, and tend the fireplace and stove myself. Evenings, I light the old lamps. There is no running water, and I pump the water from the well. I chop the wood and cook the food. These simple acts make man simple; and how difficult it is to be simple! - C.G. Jung
In a world in which the common rule which binds and regulates what the general masses feel is undermined, what the general masses feel tend to become the common rule. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We tend to treat labels as real, rather than as representations of reality - DeWight R. Middleton
The less you think and the more you do, the better things tend to become. - Silvia Hartmann
Stop blaming other people and circumstances for killing your dreams. The truth is; we tend to talk ourselves out of acting upon our dreams. Most dreams die of suicide, not murder. - Steve Maraboli
Do not tend to hire only people who see what you see. Such a tendency may lead to a decline in operating profit, and even bankruptcy. - Eraldo Banovac
When admiring other people's gardens, don't forget to tend to your own flowers. - Sanober Khan
Because zombies can’t go out into the sun, most of them tend to be afraid of anything that can go into the sun and live to tell the tale. - M.C. Steve
Her characters tend to err when they reject the grubby and complex circumstances of everyday life for abstract and radical notions. They thrive when they work within the rooted spot, the concrete habit, the particular reality of their town and family. - David Brooks
He who teaches you how to tend a garden has given you more than he who has given you a hundred roses. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Poor parents tend to follow[...] a strategy of "accomplishment of natural growth". - Malcolm Gladwell
It’s rare to be depressed and be in prime health. Healthy people tend to be happy people. - Toni Sorenson
Every Adventure Has a Back Story. When we look at our past relationships, often there are one or two we may tend to go back to in our minds, and we see them through the magic of the seven veils. - Barbara Becker Holstein
Publishers are notoriously slothful about numbers, unless they're attached to dollar signs - unlike journalists, quarterbacks, and felony criminal defendants who tend to be keenly aware of numbers at all times. - Hunter S. Thompson
The best writers tend to look the roughest in photos. At least that's the excuse I use for why I look so bad in mine. - R.D. Ronald
The one-eyed view of our universe says you must not look far afield for problems. Such problems may never arrive. Instead tend to the wolf within your fences. The packs ranging outside may not even exist. - Frank Herbert
I was made to feel I could do things. If you get this feeling early and can hold it until you're 15, you tend to never lose it. - John Updike
The people you are closest to tend to be able to hurt you the most - that is why heartbreak is so hard to deal with, why death is so painful, and why fights can destroy things that matter. - Megan Wilson
I think one of the reasons why people tend to fake an entire relationship is maybe they are just afraid of being alone or are lonely right now! - Saif Ullah
Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion. - David Cronenberg
We tend to think that God doesn’t struggle with mundane things like frustrations and anger. But one of his major points of frustrations is WHEN there is no man to stand for justice, fairness and equity - Sunday Adelaja
Make up for every mistake you make in life. Some of us humans tend to learn from our mistakes and others tend to make the same false mistakes." - Sage Canny
As discussed earlier, when it comes to music, most of us tend to have confidence in our taste even though we may totally lack knowledge regarding historical development or compositional theory. I frequently hear, "I don't know anything about art" but hardly ever, "I don't know anything about music". - Michael Findlay
People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living isn't complicated enough - Carlos Luiz Zafon
I think that every reader on earth has a list of cherished books as unique as their fingerprints....I think that, as you age, you tend to gravitate towards the classics, but those aren't the books that give you the same sort of hope for the world that a cherished book does. - Douglas Coupland
You tend to become like that, what you like and respect. Write down your goals and take action to make them happen. Expect the best and work for the best. Devote yourself to making your life blossom for success. - Mark F. LaMoure
After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest sceintists are always artists as well. - Albert Einstein
In conditions of great uncertainty people tend to predict the events that they want to happen actually will happen.
In evaluating ourselves, we tend to be long on our weaknesses and short on our strengths. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Unhealthy people tend to be unhappy people. - Toni Sorenson
People who keep their feelings to themselves tend not to know, after a while, what their feelings are. - Paul Berman
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts... - Robert Fulghum
If you're willing to fail interestingly, you tend to succeed interestingly. - Edward Albee
We tend to teach mathematics as a long list of rules.You learn them in order and you have to obey them, because if you don't obey them you get a C-.This is not mathematics. Mathematics is the study if things that come out a certain way because there is no other way they could possibly be. - Jordan Ellenberg
People with low self-confidence and self-esteem often feel nervous about antagonizing others and tend to rate others’ needs more highly than their own. - Auliq Ice
We tend to deny our humanity because in accepting the fullness of it, we would need to confess how little we’ve done with it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Some women tend to bring insults into a little show you put forth to make them laugh, but they later accuse you of some abnormality if you keep them at arms length in order to regain your respect. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If you put out acceptance and warmth, you tend to attract the same. - Deborah Day
It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. - Dalai Lama XIV
Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man. - Bertrand Russell
Say no only when it really matters. Wear a bright red shirt with bright orange shorts? Sure. Put water in the toy tea set? Okay. Sleep with your head at the foot of the bed? Fine. Samuel Johnson said, All severity that does not tend to increase good, or prevent evil, is idle. - Gretchen Rubin
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