Quotation Explorer - 'Ultimately'

What we say and what we do ultimately comes back to us so let us own our responsibility, place it in our hands, and carry it with dignity and strength.
He is embraced by nature, which is waiting, ultimately, to receive him, to re-organize his atoms into another shape. - M. L. Stedman - The Light Between Oceans
What makes or breaks us ultimately is our attitude toward the things we can't control. - Marty Rubin
Things will happen that you can’t prevent, things will fall apart that you can’t hold together, but ultimately you’re shaping yourself and that final product speaks volumes about who you really are, not what people see you as or what you want to be. - Erik Tomblin
Ultimately, there is light and love and intelligence in this universe. And we are it, we carry that within us, its not just something out there, it is within us and this is what we are trying to re-connect with, our original light and love and intelligence. - Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo
For your past, for your flaws, and ultimately for your stress; I judge no one whom I’ve met along the way because in a sense we were all wounded in our own ways. - Forrest Curran
We all must do what we have to do to get where we need to be. Ultimately, you make that final decision yourself. - Mark Boyer
...hence the very best science fiction ultimately winds up being a collaboration between author and reader, in which both create - and enjoy it; joy is the essential and final ingredient of science fiction, the joy of discovery of newness - Philip K. Dick
I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist. - Billy Joel
The Christian worldview, contra-postmodernism, understands language not as a Self-referential, merely human and ultimately arbitrary system of signs that is reducible to contingent cultural factors, but it has the gift of a rational God entrusted to beings made in his own image and likeness. - Douglas Groothuis
The fault lies with us, and only us. It's not fate, not genetics, not bad luck, and it's definitely not Mom and Dad. Ultimately it's us and our choices...but the most powerful spectacular thing is that the solution rests with us as well. - Louise Penny
It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It's not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound re-invention. - Conan O'Brien
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep herding. - Ezra Pound
As an author, I want to write what I’m inspired to write. Not what my readers want me to write. I feel like the books will ultimately be better if my heart is fully into what I’m writing. - Colleen Hoover
Ultimately, I found my instincts mirrored in a line from Thoreau: 'My needle...always settles between west and south-southwest. The future lies that way to me, and the earth seems more exhausted and richer on that side. - Phillip Connors
It doesn’t matter what you think, what you believe or what you feel the only thing that ultimately matters is what you do. - Na
I will never see the day where I choose to fall upon my own sword of refuge. In knowing this, I also know that you will never ultimately defeat me; for my life is my own, and I will see to it accordingly. - Danish Sayanee
When you face a great problem in life, don’t get scared. Consider it a great adventure. Ultimately it will shape your life with charm. - Debasish Mridha
In physics, your solution should convince a reasonable person. In math, you have to convince a person who's trying to make trouble. Ultimately, in physics, you're hoping to convince Nature. And I've found Nature to be pretty reasonable. - Frank Wilczek
Any time and energy you spend hating and being angry at your ex will ultimately take a toll on you without effecting any positive changes in your ex or your relationship.
Sometimes our Biggest Nightmare turns out to be our Biggest Gift. And it all comes down to our attitude. Life will throw us curve balls and disappointments, even heartbreak. But ultimately we can choose if we're going to be Bitter or Better for the experience. - Kathryn Orford
This universe was created for joy and happiness. You are born to be happy. Your happiness ultimately makes this universe joyful. Blooming flowers, singing birds, and smiling people fill this universe with joy. - Debasish Mridha
All children should be taught to unconditionally accept, approve, admire, appreciate, forgive, trust, and ultimately, love their own person. - Asa Don Brown
Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Ultimately, contentment is more a shift in attitude than a change in circumstances.
Parents can only advise their children or point them in the right direction. Ultimately people shape their own characters. - Anne Frank
Sometimes a writer simply finds new ways of saying what has already been said because, ultimately, truth is unoriginal. - Kamand Kojouri
Some people have goodness and merit buried deep inside and we glimpse it and see its value but ultimately it's covered by so much dirt that it's a 24/7 exercise in archaeology. - Kelli Jae Baeli
Every unnecessary law helps fashion the noose we will ultimately be hung by. - A.E. Samaan
Cleverness is egocentric, dramatic, gives you an illusion of success. We are always running behind it and ultimately suffer. Whereas simplicity is spiritual, blissful, not dramatic, simple but joyful and gives inner peace. Which is our ultimate goal. - Debasish Mridha
The struggle for freedom is ultimately not resistance to autocrats or oligarchs but resistance to the despotism of public opinion. - Ludwig von Mises
I hope that, whatever happens within the publishing industry, because of the increased control writers have of their own careers, better sales information and the advent of the internet, that ultimately this change in our working environment will be a change for the better. - Sara Sheridan
Positive thinking will ultimately enable you to live a positive life. So think positively. - Debasish Mridha
Ultimately not one amongst usWill ever be denied that,The glimmer of a chance to shine. - Scott Hastie
Ultimately, there can be no complete healing until we have restored our primal trust in life. - Georg Feuerstein
Ultimately, nobody can get more out of things, including books, than he already knows. - Friedrich Nietzsche
First achieve small things and you will achieve great things ultimately... and no one will forget. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation, and conversation must have a common basis, and between two people of widely different culture the only common basis possible is the lowest level. - Oscar Wilde
Your primary goal should be to have a great life. You can still have a good day, enjoy your child, and ultimately find happiness, whether your ex is acting like a jerk or a responsible person. Your happiness is not dependent upon someone else.
Water and a bubble on it are one and the same. The bubble has its birth in the water, floats on it, and is ultimately resolved into it. Likewise, your consciousness is born in your brain, goes through various states in your lifetime and ultimately resolves into the brain. - Abhijit Naskar
ultimately, the long-term goal is to have a critically informed public vote out of office representatives that are sacrificing children to the corporate bottom line with prepackaged teacher-proof curricula, standardized tests, and accountability schemes. - Pepi Leistyna
I think love without heartbreak is a myth. A pretty myth, but the kind of myth that ultimately makes us feel worse about ourselves because we're somehow not able to make it come true. - Leila Sales
Human existence is partnered with spiritual laws; it’s the foundation of the human experienceWe all ultimately want a pain free existence, unfortunately circumstances of unrest bring to light the spiritual laws designed to play themselves out in the everyday experiences of the human race. - Brian Edward Arsenault
If you can find a cause that touches your soul it will make you a better person, it will show you the power of helping others and ultimately the biggest winner is us. Giving to others helps us to grow, to have a different outlook in life, to appreciate what we have and to be more positive. - Auliq Ice
Life is like a medicine forced down your throat... You can spit it out all you want but ultimately you realize you have to swallow it to get better - Tahira Abrar
Ultimately, you are defined by your kindness, compassion, passion, and choice. - Debasish Mridha
There is some relationship between the hunger for truth and the search for the right words. This struggle may be ultimately indefinable and even undecidable, but one damn well knows it when one sees it. - Christopher Hitchens
In order to improve our life for good always remember that regardless of what anyone else says and does, we are ultimately responsible for our own actions. This is the only way to experience victory, joy, and satisfaction every day of our lives. - Donald Pillai
In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it. - Robert Heinlein
Ultimately, having what we want is our liability. It is no one else’s. Purge the blame game. Everyone has a legitimate reason why they CAN’T get something done. It’s the will to get it done REGARDLESS. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
In the last analysis, the essential thing is the life of individual. This alone makes history, here alone do the great transformations take place, and the whole future, the whole history of the world, ultimately springs as a gigantic summation from these hidden source in individuals. - C.G. Jung
The labours of men of genius, however erroneously directed, scarcely ever fail in ultimately turning to the solid advantage of mankind. - Mary Shelley
...ultimately it come down to, are you making or are you destroying? If you try very hard to create ways of living, create dreams of what is possible, then you win. If you don't, you may make a fortune in ten years, but you're not going to be read in twenty years, and that's that. - John Gardner
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of fear is a freedom. - Marilyn Ferguson
Take something you love, tell people about it, bring together people who share your love and help make it better. Ultimately, you'll have more of whatever you love for yourself and for the world.
Education should enable a student to think rationally, critically, and ultimately to understand, accept, and adapt with new and old ideas. - Debasish Mridha
Because I have forgiven my past, and God has forgiven my past, no person can make me denounce my past. It made me who I am today, and the choices I make from this moment on are what will ultimately define me. - Julie-Anne
It’s our decisions, not our conditions, that ultimately shape the quality of our lives. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Torah is not merely a collection of prohibitions, rigid strictures and boring observances. Rather, it is a narrative of the blessings and promises of God initially offered to one person and family, but through which the whole world will ultimately be blessed. - Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
Legislating morality grows big government immensely, and helps fashion the noose the government will use to ultimately hang you by. - A.E. Samaan
Unveiling the lies that we live by can ultimately help reveal the truth. - Miranda J. Barrett
That's what we're all looking for. A certain peace with the idea of dying. If we know, in the end, that we can ultimately have that peace with dying, then we can finally do the really hard thing." Which is? "Make peace with living. - Mitch Albom from "Tuesdays with Morrie"
Control and manipulation are not love; the outcome is a life of imprisonment ultimately leading to deep-rooted feelings of resentment. - Ken Poirot
Yoga not only allows you to learn to control your breathing, but it ultimately enhances your abilities to harmonize your thoughts and enhances your inner beauty. - Debasish Mridha
To an extent, we get the big businesses we deserve. No conversation about the role of business in society is complete without considering the role of the public. Ultimately it is the public as consumers, as citizens who create the environment in which business operates. - Jon Miller
if you are not a fan of great consumer service, then you are not a fan of business ultimately not making you a fan of money. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
‎"With each experience we grow and become more aware of the inner beauty that lies within us. Ultimately we are truly our own leader. We lead the connection and flow of life that is our inheritance. - Rabbi Yossi
Ultimately what I like about reading together is that we all make it happen together. Of course even amid shared experience we’re still alone… each reading of each book is unique. But what a comfort it is to share readings and experiences. How lucky we are when we get to be alone together. - John Green
Frankly, Pedro Almodóvar's recent box office hit, Volver, is the first movie I've seen in which a young woman's retaliation against sexual violence doesn't ultimately boomerang around to destroy her - Sarah Stillman
Ideas have enormous consequences in a person's life because you ultimately become what you believe. - Orrin Woodward
Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men. - Marcus Garvey
Be yourself and original. You would be appreciated ultimately. - Curion
When its the right time; it will happen - stop rushing! In my believes; this is the only idea to gather "tolerance" and ultimately it can lead to the final "P" of peace, that is PATIENCE! - Hira Shahid Kazim
Many artists and scholars have pointed out that ultimately art depends on human nature. - Steven Pinker
Lust is insatiable, whether it feeds on power, wealth, or flesh. It eventually consumes our morality and ultimately consumes our humanity. - Ron Brackin
All sin is ultimately irrational. Though people persuade themselves that they have good reasons for sinning, when examined in the cold light of truth on the last day, it will be seen in every case that sin ultimately just does not make sense." Wayne g - Wayne A. Grudem
Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good. This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be able to see it in that light. - Raymond Holliwell
Anger is a deception. You engage it thinking you'll feel better but ultimately it drills you deeper in the hurt. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems and to fulfill the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual. - Viktor Frankl
All acts of healing are ultimately our selves healing our Self. - - Ram Dass
Ultimately, I hoped the tiny-house guy was similar to me: a sane person without a big agenda, who simply wanted a way to make sense of the world, to create a new map with a big X in the middle labeled "Home," even if that meant shrinking his world down to the size of an area rug. - Dee Williams
Friendships offer more than happiness and a feeling of mutual camaraderie; in time they are most important while giving you permission to ultimately be yourself. - Steven Cuoco
Ultimately evil is done not so much by evil people, but by good people who do not know themselves and who do not probe deeply. - Reinhold Niebuhr
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself. - Elie Wiesel
The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him. - Russell Baker
The enormity of problems like hunger and social injustice can certainly motivate us to act. We can be convinced logically of the need for intervention and change. But it is the story of one individual that ultimately makes the difference—by offeringliving proof. - John Capecci and Timothy Cage
Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death.
Ultimately, we all have to decide for ourselves what constitutes failure, but the world is quite eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it. - J. K. Rowling
People who say that yesterday was better than today are ultimately devaluing their own existence. - Karl Lagerfeld
The industrial mind is a mind without compunction; it simply accepts that people, ultimately, will be treated as things and that things, ultimately, will be treated as garbage. (A Defense of the Family Farm, 1986) - Wendell Berry
you ultimately become the one/what you hate. - Elia Maxwell
I'm Godless. And so I've had to make my God, and my God is narrative filmmaking, which is -- ultimately what my God becomes, which is what my mantra becomes, is the theme. - Darren Aronofsky
An aim of an argument should be progress, but progress ultimately means little without victory.
Ultimately, all arguments against markets are arguments against anarchy. Marx understood this much, at least. - Jeffrey Tucker
If you want to achieve, identify your passion. Ultimately your passion and the vision makes your destiny - Zamreen Zarook
Ultimately, culture, secular and otherwise, is a collection of survival strategies. The things that look like decoration—poetry, novels, music, dancing—if you strip away all the layers, are mechanisms for coping, surviving, understanding. - Ben Fountain
Rakitin was dishonest and was decidedly unaware of it; that, on the contrary, knowing that he wouldn't steal money from the table, he ultimately considered himself a man of the highest integrity. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The world ultimately is what we say it is. - David Strauss
Despite every advancement, language remains the defining nexus of our humanity; it is where our knowledge and hope lie. It is the precondition of human tenderness, mightier than the sword but also infinitely more subtle and ultimately more urgent. - Andrew Solomon
How you spend your energy is ultimately what creates who you are."(On Beauty: , Vogue, January 8, 2016) - Susan Sarandon
To be a god can ultimately become boring and degrading. There'd be reason enough for the invention of free will! A god might wish to escape into sleep and be alive only in the unconscious projections of his dream-creatures. - Frank Herbert
Ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect - Rob Reiner
Any society that justifies violence against any human being for any reason will be a violent society. It will ultimately infect and affect the whole society. Everyone will suffer. - Debasish Mridha
Women are always being tested...but ultimately, each of us has to define who we are individually and then do the very best job we can to grow into it. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
Our belief ultimately determines our faith. - Kenneth Newry
Pregressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensity social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation - Angela Y. Davis
...Refusing to feel desire is the only thing more painful than failing to get what you want, and that learning not to yearn, far from preventing disappointment, ultimately guarantees it. - Martha N. Beck
The more you know, the harder it is to take decisive action. Once you become informed, you start seeing complexities and shades of gray. You realize that nothing is as clear and simple as it first appears. Ultimately, knowledge is paralyzing. - Bill Watterson
So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination. - J. B. S. Haldane
Putting heart & soul & contributing to what you are good at... is only for that movement. All is forgotten & people sitting far a distance knowingly wouldn't accept the same. Ultimately we make no difference & ground zero reality is never taken into account. - Stephen Manoharan
Ultimately, totalitarianism is the only sort of politics that can truly serve the sky-god's purpose. Any movement of a liberal nature endangers his authority and that of his delegates on earth. One God, one King, one Pope, one master in the factory, one father-leader in the family at home. - Gore Vidal
Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it toward others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will also be in our troubled world. - Etty Hillesum
Our job is to make others feel better and to find happiness. It will ultimately make you happy and abundant. - Debasish Mridha
Accepting personal responsibility for your life frees you from outside influences increases your self-esteem boosts confidence in your ability to decisions and ultimately leads to achieve success in life. - Roy T. Bennett
No matter whether you’re a gay or a mixed race couple; when you’re drawn together, ultimately it doesn’t matter what everybody thinks because it’s so honest, true, and sincere. How can that be wrong? - Tegan Quin
Children are more than we think they are; they can do more than we think they can do. All they need is a vote of confidence from grownups, whom they will ultimately replace anyway. Their dream today will become the realities of tomorrow. - Wess Stafford
The most precious gifts you can think of are not ends in themselves. They all lead to God. Ultimately, that is what all His gifts are for. - John Piper
With the notion that we can open up our world by opening our minds, realize that home is the land that is least explored, and that adventure is a notion not determined by location, but is ultimately a state of mind. - Forrest Curran
Those who believe they know it all should not fret when they ultimately realize they do not, for when there is nothing left to learn what challenges remain. - Matt Marlin
Ultimately all kinds of fights end at forgiveness. - Amit Kalantri
Healing is a different type of pain. It’s the pain of becoming aware of the power of one’s strength and weakness, of one’s capacity to love or do damage to oneself and to others, and of how the most challenging person to control in life is ultimately yourself. - Caroline Myss
Your attitude will ultimately determine and define your altitude of life - Debasish Mridha
Every civilization that has ever existed has ultimately collapsed. - Henry Kissinger
Those activities which are not concerned with numbers, but which are concerned with humans(Customers and Employees) is known as business. Numbers will ultimately increase if humans are happy who are involved in. - Rakesh Wadhwani
Your real secret hiding place is not a dark cave, it is not a dusky forest, it is not a desolate house in the middle of nowhere but your real secret hiding place is always your own mind! Every person ultimately hides himself over there, in his own mind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In God’s hands, the ingredients of our lives will always work out ultimately for our good and, even better, for His eternal purposes. - Elizabeth George
Laziness is the mother of all bad habits, but ultimately she is a mother and we should respect her - Shikamaru Nara
A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little-understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise. - George Steiner
Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect. - Herbert Spencer
Maybe the greatest challenge now is to find a way to keep independence while also committing ourselves to the ties that bind people, families, and ultimately societies together. - Jane O'Reilly
Ultimately nature and events are largely what our imaginations make them out to be.
There are ultimately two choices in life: to fight it or to embrace it. If you fight it you will lose - if you embrace it you become one with it and you'll be lived. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation. - Norman Mailer
Happy Endings are an illusion. Real life is filled with brief moments of fleeting happiness, but ultimately every life is a tragedy that ends in death and grief. - Oliver Gaspirtz
What we now call "morality" was evolved as nearly all social and physical human attributes were to aid us in survival and, ultimately, reproduction. This morality requires only that we be guided by our developed conscience (or "moral sense") and not a God or gods. - David G. McAfee
In many instances, the failures of my greatest schemes ultimately lead to the fulfillment of my greatest successes. Therefore, God will allow our most cherished dreams to perish so that we might turn and seek out His most cherished plans. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Whether for good or for bad, the Iran that ultimately rises out of the ashes of last summer's uprising will be unlike the Iran we know today, and for that we can thank the Green Movement, not another round of useless sanctions. - Reza Aslan
Everything you think today will ultimately reflect in your future. So think carefully, think better. - Debasish Mridha
You can't know what an experience will mean to future-you until you are future-you. You need millions of seconds of perspective, which ultimately, only time can buy. - John Green
Ultimately, intellectual work of this sort is its own reward, because it is focused on the only One whose recognition is important, the One before whom all hearts are open. - Mark A. Noll
Corruption ultimately guilts the corrupt, and it hardens the innocent who suffer as a result of it. It isn't the young who corrupt the old, rather it's the inverse.The aim of the old should be to ensure that the young grow up incorruptible. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Healing ultimately comes down to whether or not you have made the decision to do so. - Gary Hopkins
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