Quotation Explorer - 'Terms'

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back
For centuries, theologians have been explaining the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing. - H. L. Mencken
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the gospel in understandable terms, considering the language and thought-forms of that setting. - Francis A. Schaeffer
Happiness is 'happening' in the good souls, those God loves. That love is mirrored in terms of Happiness. - Priyavrat Thareja
To horses, everyday is a new day to survive. It's a natural instinct. They don't think of the past or the future, only the present. So in terms of trying to teach your horse or build a special bond, patience is the key to every stall's door. - Sheikha Hissa Hamdan Al Maktoum
A place that measures change in terms of centuries is the saddest place to live in as far us you are a live. - Auliq Ice
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? - Albert Einstein
In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering. - Benjamin Spock
We have always been sort of monosyllabic in terms of languages, and that extends into ignorance or wariness of other cultures.
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. - Bill Gates
I think the purpose of life is to know who we are to ourselves and others, to know where we are in terms of time and place, and to do what we can to stay alive. what happens thereafter is the purpose of death. - pfano percy rathogwa
Consciousness cannot be accounted for in physical terms. For consciousness is absolutely fundamental. It cannot be accounted for in terms of anything else. - Erwin Schrödinger
Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry. - Stephen Hawking
The discipline of the Gospel is coming to God on His terms. - Barbara Hughes
The Grace of God and the human will are co-operant, but not on equal terms. Grace has the pre-eminence. - William Burton Pope
We can’t choose our poetic fathers any more than our biological ones but we can choose how to come to terms with them. - Rodger Kamenetz
Free verse is like free love; it is a contradiction in terms. - G.K. Chesterton
The potential of controlling and living a successful life according to your terms depends on how you think. Your perception is your world. You can create the life you want and in fact, you can even shape the way you want it. - Dee Dee Artner
I can't talk you in terms of time --your time and my time are different - Graham Greene
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them. - Samuel Butler
Appraise war in terms of the fundamental factors. The first of these factors is moral influence. - Sun-Tzu
Really listening and suspending one's own judgment is necessary in order to understand other people on their own terms... This is a process that requires trust and builds trust. - Mary Field Belenky
When someone asks me what a song is about, it’s like, I feel like I might ruin it if you ask me that. I feel like I did my best to explain the song in the song on its own terms as a song. - Kyle Morton
Being locked up is one thing, but to have no concept of confinement, to be ignorant of its terms and never understand that struggle is useless - that's what hell must be like. - David Sedaris
Trust, no amount of efforts in terms of a hard work will ever work to produce the desired results unless and until it is coupled with a good luck. - Anuj Somany
Nine-tenths of all artistic creation derives its basic energy from the engine of repression and sublimation, and well beyond the strict Freudian definition of those terms. attended new College in Oxford. You might like to see my collection of Oxford trees at Rob's Bookshop. - John Fowles
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others. - Oprah Winfrey
Though the immediate impression of rebellion may obscure the fact, the task of authentic literature is nevertheless only conceivable in terms of a desire for fundamental communication with the reader. - Georges Bataille
In simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where he wants to go, and gets up, and goes.
In terms of being late or not starting at all, then it's never too late. - Alison Headley
That is the American story. People, just like you, following their passions, determined to meet the times on their own terms. They weren't doing it for the money. Their titles weren't fancy. But they changed the course of history and so can you. - Barack Obama
he philosophy of Islam will be shown in terms of the modern philosophy, and if there are imperfections in the old ideas then they shall be removed. My task is merely constructive, and in this construction I shall take into consideration the best traditions of Islamic philosophy. - Muhammad Iqbal
Many of these new readers were not yet college-educated, but in terms of their seriousness about the world, their own literacy, and above all their ambitions for their children, they might as well have been. - David Halberstam
We must cease once and for all to describe the effects of power in negative terms, it ‘excludes’, it ‘represses’... in fact power produces, it produces reality, it produces domains of objects and rituals of truth. - Michel Foucault
I see the world in very fluid, contradictory, emerging, interconnected terms, and with that kind of circuitry I just don't feel the need to say what is going to happen or will not happen.
People think about life in terms of changes, not levels. They can be changes from the status quo or changes from what was expected, but whatever form they take, it is changes that make us happy or miserable. - Richard H. Thaler
Good and bad are illusions. What exists is either the presence of empathy or the lack of it. I think this should become the new, clear definition of how we see people. No more "good" and no more "bad". Those terms are highly subjective. - C. JoyBell C.
There are two kinds of fears: rational and irrational- or in simpler terms, fears that make sense and fears that don't. - Lemony Snicket
Be good on terms with everyone but only keep a few close. - Moosa Rahat
The success of every websites now depends on search engine optimisation and digital marketing strategy. If you are on first page of all major search engines then you are ahead among your competitors in terms of online sales. - Dr. Christopher Dayagdag
When the experts’ scientific knowledge is legitimated in terms of being rational, logical, efficient, educated, progressive, modern, and enlightened, what analogies can other segments of society . . . utilize to challenge them? - Martin Guevara Urbina
In terms of doing things I take a fairly scientific approach to why things happen and how they happen. I don't know if there's a god or not... - Bill Gates
One mark of a great soldier is that he fight on his own terms or fights not at all. - Sun Tzu
Painting is an attempt to come to terms with life. There are as many solutions as there are human beings. - George Tooker
People would say - to break free, to soar, and sadly, to chop your wings too. The moment you listen to them, you voluntarily put yourself in a cage. Be a free soul - fly or fall on your own terms. - Saru Singhal
My rage is derived from eyes so sharp they see through the idiocy being passed off as sophistication. Under the cloak of universal themes and terms such as freedom, change, and acceptance, madness ensues, being readily welcomed by those whose mind's eye questions nothing. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
It's always easier to clean up the mess that we make than to come to terms with the mess that we are. But unless we find ourselves doing the latter, we will forever find ourselves doing the former. - Taiki Matsuura
The practice of cultivating altruism has a beneficial effect not only from the religious point of view but also from the mundane point of view, not only for long term spiritual development but even in terms of immediate rewards. - Dalai Lama XIV
It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone. . . . The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future. The aim is a value judgment. - W. Edwards Deming
You must come to terms with your wholeself. the wholeness which exceeds all our virtue and all our vice.
How many a dispute could have been deflated into a single paragraph if the disputants had dared to define their terms. - Aristotle
I do not know who God is; but I have witnessed the Healing Power of Love, the Beauty of Nature, and the Wisdom of my Soul. If God can be understood in those terms, then don't you think, we all have already found the truth? I feel humanity needs to Stop Searching and Start Living the Truth. - Manprit Kaur
The value of the award, reward or prize is not the size of the money or fame it is attached with ,but the worth in terms of the TRUSTWORTHINESS of the authority from whose hands the winners receive it. - Anuj Somany
The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms. - Socrates
We need to get rid of hate, envy, jealousy, discord in ourselves, so we can reach a solution in terms of peace in order to feel that time has come for human happiness. - Chico Xavier
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all. - Anna Quindlen
An emotionally abusive relationship, in very simplistic terms, is much like standing up in a too hot bath and sinking back in so as not to feel so dizzy. - Jackie Haze, Borderless
There are plenty of people to whom the crucial problems of their lives never get presented in terms that they can understand. - Robert Chapman
The potential of controlling and living a successful life according to your terms depends on how you think. Your perception is your world. You can create the life you want and in fact, you can even shape it the way you want it. - Dee Dee Artner
Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it. - Dan Quayle
No man that ever lived, not John Calvin himself, ever asserted either original sin, or justification by faith, in more strong, more clear and express terms, than Arminius has done. - John Wesley
I’ve always had a vivid imagination in terms of storytelling, but thankfully I learned early on that imagination can be stifled or enhanced by one’s writing ability—what I call word work. My goal from then on was to make sure my writing skills were up to speed with my imagination. - Marvin Brown
Why when people are on their deathbed, they finally come to terms with life? - Anthony Liccione
Tapping into the power of love in your heart, will ignite your desires and activate your actions towards creating life on your terms. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. - Albert Einstein
Two things form the bedrock of any open society freedom of expression and rule of law. If you don’t have those things, you don’t have a free country."[Don’t allow religious hooligans to dictate terms (The Times of India, January 16, 2008)] - Salman Rushdie
The language of intrinsic human rights represented a significant advance beyond the previous language of world religions in terms of its universal applicability and its thiswordliness. - Immanuel Wallerstein
There is no better satisfaction than to see your children make your dreams theirs, and achieve them on their terms. - Murad S. Shah
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. - H. L. Mencken
We don't know that we don't own or owe Anything (In mathematical terms we are sifar), so keep walking as long as your legs are moving towards the infinite. Your own Ego is the only obstacle in this journey, earlier you get rid of it sooner will you find the infinite peace. - AnkitMishra
No school can supply an anti-liberal education, or a fascist education, as these terms are contradictory. Liberalism and education are one. - George Seldes
Rosie loved Tom. Rosie had always loved Tom and, although she was unable to measure "always" in terms of years and months, this made perfect sense to her. Their love was not constrained by the mortal bonds of time; it was eternal, ageless and ancient beyond all recollection and record. - Tanya Bullock
There is a need for promoting women's sexual agency in today's society, because if it wasn't an issue, terms such as 'female sexual empowerment' would be made redundant. The fact that we merely have this vocabulary is indicative of that. - Miya Yamanouchi
The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.
Examine each question in terms of what is ethically and aesthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. - Aldo Leopold
Friendship Lasts long when the terms are clear! - Ritu Raj
She feels lonely all the time, she wants to be accepted, by anyone, on any terms, but she feels apart. As if nobody who really got to know her would trust her. - L.J. Smith
Sleep is not on good terms with broken hearts. It will have nothing to do with them. - Christopher Pike
Compromise isn't so painful if you're the one setting the terms. - Nora Roberts
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly. - Samuel Johnson
If people call your work perceptible, be it in positive or negative terms, do ask them about what made them draw that conclusion. - Mohith Agadi
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. - Saint Teresa of Avila
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms. - Groucho Marx
Peace is a flawed logic. They believe that communication and understanding will create peace. However, just because you know and understand the nature of something or someone, does not mean that you will come to terms. - Lionel Suggs
And keep them thinking in terms of 'being good' as this is not an end so much as a means to something else —happiness, respect, self-esteem, etc… And whatever their true end is, take it away, and so goes their goodness. - Geoffrey Wood
ACN is given a Part time opportunity to all to invest money in various products and generate money from it. This is a platform for generating money by the legal terms and a help center for the people. - Wealth Mentoring
I once stood on a road and found I had no friends. And I was glad. Better to have no friends than to have people claim they were your friends when they were not. It is a source of strength to come to terms with your right to be alone. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
To hope under the most extreme circumstances is an act of defiance that permits a person to live his life on his own terms. It is part of the human spirit to endure and give a miracle a chance to happen. - Jerome Groopman
Kindness is as simple as being grateful for the love anyone has shown you, by not destroying them because it isn't on your terms. - Shannon L. Alder
We risk losing what nature is if we couch its value in human terms. - Richard Black
He did not care upon what terms he satisfied his passion. He had even a mad, melodramatic idea to drug her. - W. Somerset Maugham
It may be that The Great Gatsby is as perfect, word for word, just in terms of English; but Ulysses is deeper, richer, wider and is comic, whereas The Great Gatsby is a tragic novel. And I think all great art is comic art.() Stephen Fry - video
Everyone who gets sleepy at night should have a simple decent place to lay their heads, on terms they can afford to pay.
A person can choose to stand against adversity, but most people will run from it before they come to terms with who they truly are, a wise person watches through adversity and follows the signs when it is their turn to stand. - Faith Brashear
Success need not always be measured in economic terms. It has to be measured in quality of life. - Sadghuru
In terms of language, there were no separate words for female genitalia for thousands of years. That was mostly because women were considered pretty much the same as men, only of course flimsier, more poorly designed, and incapable of writing in the snow. - Elissa Stein and Susan Kim
If you live life on your own terms it shouldn’t feel like a jail cell. - Shannon L. Alder
When I work, I'm just translating the world around me in what seems to be straightforward terms. For my readers, this is sometimes a vision that's not familiar. But I'm not trying to manipulate reality. This is just what I see and hear. - Don DeLillo
To be happy in absolute terms, along with our happiness, all the world must be happy so that we don’t have to worry for anyone! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Darling, you know and I know that everything is straight between us at last beyond the furthest abstract definition in metaphysical terms or any terms you want to specify or sweetly impose or harken back. - John Kerouac
Mathematics is a wonderful common sense,To understand the harmony in nature magnificent; The wondrous language, & popular in terms of @ financeIts’ unique, and abundantly rich in terms of substance, - Priyavrat Thareja
The terms `Husband' and `Wife' are inappropriate. They are only companions ad partners. One does not slave for other. They both have equal status. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
The triune God exercises total government over all things, and He requires us as His image-bearers to exercise government in Christ in our own spheres in terms of His law. - Rousas John Rushdoony
Think about the truth in terms of the best and the worst that can be said about the people’s nature and, most probably, it might have been said by a person already earlier. - Anuj Somany
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society. - Alan W. Watts
Once you come to terms with why you don't eat cats, dogs, monkeys, and dolphins, you will begin to understand why I don't eat cows, pigs, chickens, and lambs. - Edward Sanchez
Living your life on your terms, means No excuses and only results. - LadyTiara
If you say there is no such thing as morality in absolute terms, then child abuse is not evil, it just may not happen to be your thing. - Rebecca Manley Pippert
In the terms of 'Mental Illness' Isn't stable a place they put horses that wish to run free? - Stanley Victor Paskavich
the rent here may be low but i believe we have it on very hard terms --sense & sensibility - Jane Austen
I think that the best thing we can do for our children is to allow them to do things for themselves, allow them to be strong, allow them to experience life on their own terms, allow them to take the subway... let them be better people, let them believe more in themselves. - C. JoyBell C.
Don't think of God in terms of forms, because forms are limited and God is unlimited. - C.S. Lewis
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong deisre to live taking the form of a readiness to die. - G. K. Chesterton
I think music is what language once aspired to be. Music allows us to face God on our own terms because it reaches beyond life. - Simon Van Booy
Don’t run from your feelings; sooner or later, they’ll catch up and throw you down." EL Meeting life on life's terms! - Evinda Lepins
The decision to move to the second post-college city (or suburb, or town), however, is usually made independent of friends. No matter if you do it for love, career, family, or school, the second move is on your own terms. - Rachel Bertsche
No terms, no conditions, no promises, no commitment, and no institution—but only another example of what happens when law and politics attempt to regulate a religious institution. - H. Kirk Rainer
What now strikes as remarkable about the new moneyed class of the nineteenth century is their complete irresponsibility;they see everything in terms of individual success, with hardly any consciousness that the community exists. - George Orwell
Two things, well considered, would prevent many quarrels; first to have it well ascertained whether we are not disputing about terms rather than things; and secondly, to examine whether that on which we differ in worth contending about.
We always prefer war on our terms to peace on someone else's.
Our humanity consists in the fact that we do more than survive, that a great part of what we do confers no survival benefit in terms presumably salient from the Pleistocene point of view. - Marilynne Robinson
Don't ruin a relationship, by giving it a name.A potential lover. A lover of the present and An ace of the past.These months, years and ages, might just forget the memory And remember the terms you used to file them in a draft. - Shillpi S Banerrji
I had to come to terms with the fact that I wouldn’t have peace with myself until I found a way to like myself. - Michael Barbarulo
Self-development is a contradiction in terms Personal development is the way. - Frank Ra
In some ways, com­ing to terms with my­self and work­ing to­ward re­cov­ery has been like say­ing I love you to some­one but keep­ing a loaded gun hid­den in your back pocket, just in case that per­son pisses you off enough. - Kiera Van Gelder
Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms. - Angela Carter
In terms of days and moments lived, you'll never again be as young as you are right now, so spend this day, the youth of your future, in a way thatdeflects regret. Invest in yourself. Have some fun. Do something important.Love somebody extra. - Victoria Moran
God never asked us to meet life's pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest. - Charles R. Swindoll
No man is poor in real terms, because every man owns a great treasure: Existence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil. - Plato
Each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms. - Gloria Steinem
The fact is, the old clich%uFFFDs work for us in abstract terms, but they never work out in real life quite the same way. Life is messy; clich%uFFFDs are clean and tidy. - Hugh Macleod
Not everyone can decode a dream! Dreamers are those abled minds that can read the intent of the dream in terms of energy, frequency & vibration...! - Vishwanath S J
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. - Bill Gates
I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years - Henry Moore
I grew up in an era that was a golden age of the blockbuster, when something we might call a family film could have universal appeal. That's something I want to see again. In terms of the tone of the film, it looks at where we are as a people and has a universality about human experience. - Christopher J. Nolan
In terms of the Internet, it's like humanity acquiring a collective nervous system. Whereas previously we were more like a [?], like a collection of cells that communicated by diffusion. With the advent of the Internet, it was suddenly like we got a nervous system. It's a hugely impactful thing. - Elon Musk
You have to be adroit and also patient to make others agree to your terms. - Mohith Agadi
Peter remained on friendly terms with Christ notwithstanding Christ's having healed his mother-in-law. - Samuel Butler
See things in terms of Potential. Recognize:Your Amazing Potential. - Akiroq Brost
You know well as I do that when we are talking on the human plane, questions of justice only arise when there is equal power to compel: in terms of practicality the dominant exact what they can and the weak concede what they must. (Said by Athenian envoy to the Melians) - Thucydides
They prefer a God of an altogether softer flavor. Nothing too extreme. Complaisance, not magnanimity. They do not think upon the God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God. They prefer to think in terms of God liking them. That’s the God they’ve conjured for themselves. - Geoffrey Wood
The law of evolution is that the strongest survives!' 'Yes, and the strongest, in the existence of any social species, are those who are most social. In human terms, most ethical...There is no strength to be gained from hurting one another. Only weakness. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Although life and I are not always in love with each other, we do remain on close speaking terms. - Brian Randleas Harmony
Chaos is what we've lost touch with. This is why it is given a bad name. It is feared by the dominant archetype of our world, which is Ego, which clenches because its existence is defined in terms of control. - Terence McKenna
If you haven’t the strength to impose your own terms upon life, then you must accept the terms it offers you. - T.S. Eliot
I see my life in terms of music. - Albert Einstein
The pain of aloneness and pointlessness is piercing. It demands relief. That single fact that the pain of living apart from God is unbearable exposes our sinfulness as horribly grotesque and foolish. We insist on finding relief without coming to God on His terms. - Larry Crabb
The alternative to thinking in evolutionary terms is not to think at all. - Peter Medawar
Corum knew that he was mad, in Vadhagh terms. But he supposed that he was sane enough in Mabden terms. And this was, after all, now a Mabden world. He must learn to accept its peculiar disorders as normal, if he were going to survive. - Michael Moorcock
An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible. - Alfred A. Knopf
In broad terms; success is something you spend your lifetime looking for and happiness is something you spend your whole life overlooking - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. - H.L. Mencken
Language is made out of concrete things. General expressions in non- concrete terms are a laziness, they are talk, not art, not creation. They are the reaction of things on the writer, not a creative act by the writer. - Ezra Pound
People become wealthy when they become specific... when they know what that means to them, not only in terms of the objects and amounts involved - ... but also in terms of how they want this wealth to make them feel. - Kiki Theo
Wake up and live your life on your own terms, you are a king in your own kingdom, a god in your own universe - Habyarimana Bangambiki
There is nothing sacred except the freedom to live peacefully and joyfully on one's own terms. - Marty Rubin
The Sun Tzu School Ping-fa Directive. Be strong and continually aware. Manage your strength and that of others. When essential, engage on your terms. Be observant, adaptive, and subtle. Do not lose control. Act decisively. Conclude quickly. Don't Fight! - David G. Jones
But in terms of "psychological" time, most of us are still living in centuries past, stirred by ancient grudges, controlled by obsolete prejudices, driven by buried fears. - Sydney J. Harris
I feel more alive now than I did while on earth. I am coming to terms with the notion that death is truly another word for opportunity. - H. L. Balcomb
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There`s a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning. - Bill Gates
Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for - Oliver James
A person should not misguide own conscience to say to the people that LOVING ONESELF is also BEING TRUE TO ONESELF for there is a sea difference between the two terms. - Anuj Somany
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