Quotation Explorer - 'Upon'

...it is a base thing to look to others for your defense instead of depending upon yourself. That defense alone is effectual, sure, and durable which depends upon yourself and your own valor. - Niccolo Machiavelli
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn. - Henry David Thoreau
We don’t ask any people to throw away any good they have got; we only ask them to come and get more. What if all the world should embrace this Gospel? They would then see eye to eye, and the blessings of God would be poured out upon the people, which is the desire of my whole soul. - Joseph Smith Jr.
Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it. - Gordon R. Dickson
Mountains inspire awe in any human person who has a soul. They remind us of our frailty, our unimportance, of the briefness of our span upon this earth. They touch the heavens, and sail serenely at an altitude beyond even the imaginings of a mere mortal. - Elizabeth Aston
Raising your children to love and serve Jesus is fulfilling one of God’s highest callings upon your life. - Elizabeth George
In this delicate and unpredictable life, the future is unwritten. Do not take someone for granted today, for once tomorrow dawns upon the indigo night the only remaining trace will be tracks in the sand... - Virginia Alison
Only God is in a position to look down upon someone. - Habeeb Akande
If God were suddenly condemned to live the life which He has inflicted upon men, He would kill Himself. - Alexandre Dumas
God himself and Jesus relied upon light to function on the earth - Sunday Adelaja
Take patiently the petty annoyances, the trifling discomforts, the unimportant losses which come upon all of us daily; for by means of these little matters, lovingly and freely accepted, you will give Him your whole heart, and win His. - Francis de Sales
Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I can but pray the Father o' a' to haud his e'e upon her, an' his airms aboot her, an' keep aff the hardenin' o' the hert 'at despises coonsel! - George MacDonald
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. - William H. Borah
Your success is determined by the principles upon which you live your life. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. - Napoléon Bonaparte
My love is of a birth as rareAs 'tis, for object, strange and high;It was begotten by DespairUpon Impossibility. - Andrew Marvell
Every Moment can be History of tomorrow but its upon us what to do with this Moment"- - Samar Sudha
The arrival of a good clown exercises a more beneficial influence upon the health of a town than twenty asses laden with drugs. - Thomas Sydenham
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
To furnish the means of acquiring knowledge is ... the greatest benefit that can be conferred upon mankind. It prolongs life itself and enlarges the sphere of existence. - John Quincy Adams
We are usually angered when someone insults us, until Divine Grace comes upon us. When we receive Grace, we no longer feel hurt when others insult us but remain quiet and peaceful, as though the insult was not directed at us at all. - Thaddeus of Vitovnica
Se cree un genio, pero está equivocado. El genio supone una capacidad infinita de trabajo. Lo único que hace falta es trabajar. Si uno se empeña en llegar, llega. - W. Somerset Maugham
The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. - Bible
Make the doors upon a woman's wit,and it will out at the casement;shut that, and 'twill out at the key-hole;stop that, 'twill fly with the smoke out at the chimney. - William Shakespeare
Obession is dangerous. It's like a knife in the mind. In some cases... the knife can turn savagely upon the person wielding it... You use the knife carefully, because you know it doesn't care who it cuts. - Stephen King
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many people would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.
Turning and turning in the widening gyre, The falcone cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world...
It is weird to see how people sometimes doesn't value and ignore the love and effort of the people who love them and try to stay. They push them away only to realise everything they did after they leave and make their memories as pillows to sleep over and cry upon it later. - Akshay Vasu
A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
Life is but a walking Shadow, a poor Player That struts and frets his Hour upon the Stage, And then is heard no more; It is a tall Tale, Told by an Idiot, full of Sound and Fury, Signifying nothing." - William Shakespeare
Failure Is Not Permanent, So Is The Success. So, Don't Look Down Upon People Who Are Failed While You're Succeeded. Table Can Turn Anytime. Be Gentle To Every Creation, It Ain't Cost A Thing.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Death is the night sky, the background against which the fleeting fireworks of life are displayed, an empty stage upon which the drama of life is played. - James Rozoff
Wisdom that is not acted upon is just philosophy... but when lived as a verb, wisdom will be the foundation of your success. - Steve Maraboli
I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes - Jeremy Aldana
Divorce is the start point for a brand new life. Don't lose the chance to redesign it upon your dreams! - Rossana Condoleo
The fear for oneself, that one can do something about. Upon it one can turn the light of awareness. But when one is no longer worrying about oneself, then the fear comes for other people and, after that, for the world.There are no fearless people, only fearless moments. - Peter Høeg
Possible then the professor inited a little too emphatically upon the inferiority of omen, he was concerned not with their inferiority, but with his superiority. - Virginia Woolf
Prayer is beyond any question the highest activity of the human soul. Man is at his greatest and highest when upon his knees he comes face to face with God. - D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Authenticity matters little, though--our willingness to accept legends depends far more upon their expression of concepts we want to believe than upon their plausibility. - David P. Mikkelson
Privilege is when you can afford to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon. - DaShanne Stokes
Leowin: Don't worry Luthiel. 'Truth's existence never depended upon belief. - Robert Fanney
Relationships aren’t meant to be based upon example. If you go with the flow all will come. - Dominic Riccitello
Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. - Edgar Allan Poe
If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth. - Sydney Smith
Good work, like good talk or any other form of worthwhile human relationship, depends upon being able to assume an extended shared world. - Stefan Collini
You become what you believe, decide, and act upon. - Anese Cavanaugh
Free markets and capitalism are predicated upon the definition of greed as altruistic in economics".~ [2012] - R. Alan Woods
I am a daydreamer.. I daydream a lot, and thus is when my wicked imagination emerges to bleed upon my paper... - Jamie Edson
Good wins in the end because evil is a self-destructive, cannibalistic force that Inevitably engorges upon itself. - Ken Poirot
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Why are there trees I never walk under but large and melodious thoughts descend upon me? - Walt Whitman
How fortunate it was for the world that when these great trials came upon it there was a generation that terror could not conquer and brutal violence could not enslave. - Winston S. Churchill
The changes in the human condition are uncertain and frequent. Many, on whom fortune has bestowed her favours, may trace their family to a more unprosperous station; and many who are now in obscurity, may look back upon the affluence and exalted rank of their ancestors. - Alexander Hamilton
[T]he success of democracy depends, in the end, on the reliability of the judgments we citizens make, and hence upon our capacity and determination to weigh arguments and evidence rationally. - Irving M. Copi
I often wonder if my imagination is one of God’s choicest gifts bestowed upon me to deliberately break me free from the frequent doldrums of my humanity. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Most of the so-called experts on a prime time news-hour are so talented that by the time they finish their discussion on one problem without finding its solution, they have another topic of the same national importance ready to merely debate upon to entertain the audience of another channel. - Anuj Somany
Treats and tricks.Witch broomsticks.Jack-o-lanternsLick their lips.Crows and cats.Vampire bats.Capes and fangsAnd pointed hats.Werewolves howl.Phantoms prowl.Halloween’s Upon us now. - Richelle E. Goodrich
On top of the abuse and neglect, denial heaps more hurt upon the child by requiring the child to alienate herself from reality and her own experience. In troubled families, abuse and neglect are permitted; it's the talking about them that is forbidden. - Marcia Sirota
I shall write peace upon your wings,and you shall fly around the worldso that children will no longer haveto die this way. - Teshima Yusuke 手島悠介
The man who was once starved may revenge himself upon the world not by stealing just once, or by stealing only what he needs, but by taking from the world an endless toll in payment of something irreplaceable, which is the lost faith. - Anaïs Nin
But words are things, and a small drop of ink,Falling, like dew, upon a thought producesThat which makes thousands, perhaps millions think. - George Gordon Byron
...gracious your form and your eyes as honey : desire is poured upon your lovely face Aphrodite has honored you exceedingly... - Sappho
I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God. - Abraham Lincoln
An imagination is a powerful tool. It can tint memories of the past, shade perceptions of the present, or paint a future so vivid that it can entice... or terrify, all depending upon how we conduct ourselves today. - Jim Davis
It is a severe cruelty inflicted upon women...that we should be the ones who so desperately need love...affection...acceptance.And yet, we suffer...many of us, for lack of it throughout our entire lives."-Shackles of Honor - Marcia Lynn McClure
ARTLESSNESS, n. A certain engaging quality to which women attain by long study and severe practice upon the admiring male, who is pleased to fancy it resembles the candid simplicity of his young. - Ambrose Bierce
DISSEMBLE, v.i. To put a clean shirt upon the character. Let us dissemble. Adam - Ambrose Bierce
Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest. - Mahatma Gandhi
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty. - Woodrow Wilson
Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think. - Dale Carnegie
And the only life which looks down upon the life of political ambition is that of true philosophy. Do you know of any other? - Plato
The sense of death is most in apprehension; and the poor beetle, that we tread upon, in corporal sufferance feels a pang as great as when a giant dies. - William Shakespeare
Whatever Jesus lays His hands upon, lives. If He lays is hands upon a marriage, it lives. If He is allowed to lay His hands on the family, it lives. - Howard W. Hunter
When my heart yearn for silence in a crowd full of cheerful people, thats not the lonliness i seek but want to feel the rustling of my abandoned desires pouring upon the broken hearts. All the noise i want to here now is the symphony of love and of healing. - Annie Ali
All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field. - Albert Einstein
O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray, To come to me: of cureless ills thou art The one physician. Pain lays not its touch Upon a corpse. - Aeschylus
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. - Jane Austen
She wore her battle scars like wings, looking at her you would never know that once upon a time she forgot how to fly - Nikki Rowe
If you live in such a manner as to stand the test of the last judgment, you can depend upon it that the world will not speak well of you. - Alistair Begg
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on. - Oswald Spengler
Upon those who step into the same rivers different and ever different waters flow down.
As white snowflakes fall quietly and thickly on a winter day, answers to prayer will settle down upon you at every step you take, even to your dying day. The story of your life will be the story of prayer and answers to prayer. - Ole Hallesby
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more. - J. K. Rowling
Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people. - Harry Emerson Fosdick
Bookworms are the most precious worms in the world when they are humans, feeding upon the paper's body with their starving minds. - Munia Khan
Time will do his own drawing upon us but we will do our own drawing upon time as well! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Don’t try to live to make an impression on anyone. Accept God’s provision for your life. Don’t live or act beyond the measure of the Grace of Christ upon your life. - Benjamin Suulola
Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds. -, author (1867-1957) - Laura Ingalls Wilder
When darkness falls upon you, turn your face to the sun and your shadows will fall behind you. - Daniel Wicomb
[These]were the legitimate acts of self-defense which had been forced upon the Irish people by English aggression... We did not initiate the war, nor were we allowed to choose the battleground. - Michael Collins
The smile upon my lips, It will surely never die As I'm waiting here for you until you're by my side. - Freida Martinez
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete. - Ronald Reagan
The secret is here in the present. If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it. And if you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better.
Be still my hand and let the words write themselves upon my heart. Be still my heart and let your pages be filled in silence. - Cristen Rodgers
All perceptible matter comes from a primary substance, or tenuity beyond conception, filling all space, the akasha or luminiferous ether, which is acted upon by the life giving Prana or creative force, calling into existence, in never-ending cycles all things and phenomena. - Nikola Tesla
A God less than sovereign could not bestow moral freedom upon His creatures. He would be afraid to do so. - A.W. Tozer
He said I'm gonna buy a gun and start a war, if you can tell me something worth fighting for. Oh and I'm gonna buy this place, that's what I said.Blame it upon a rush of blood to the head - Chris Martin
Encouragement from any source is like a drop of rain upon a parched desert. Thanks to all the many others who rained on me when I needed it, and even when I foolishly thought I didn't.(acknowledgements in The P.U.R.E.) - Claire Gillian
I believe that death should not be feared instead we should endure life and give our best even though life isn't always fair we shall always enjoy life the way it comes and if death is upon us its cause its time for us to go knowing that there is something better for us..... - Miguel Angel Puma
Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts.
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts. - Abraham Lincoln
Words falls upon the facts like soft snow, blurring the outline and covering up all the details. - George Orwell
When man meets himself upon the reflexion of the mirror, it is always advisable to ask the question "Who are you?". If an unsatisfactory answer comes forth, then one must delve into the far reaches of Self and understand why he failed to answer this simple, yet transcending question. - Pablo Andrés Wunderlich Padilla
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
If we head in the direction of our dreams and accept the winds and rains that will test our resolve, we can experience the deep satisfaction of looking back upon the path of a life well lived. - Jeffrey H Ryan
I might paraphrase Churchill and say: never have I received so much for so little.[Exemplifying humility, upon accepting the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.] - Luis Federico Leloir
I believe in only one thing: liberty; but I do not believe in liberty enough to want to force it upon anyone. - H.L. Mencken
In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be. - Hubert H. Humphrey
Every divine promise is built upon four pillars; God's justice or holiness, which will not suffer Him to deceive; His grace or goodness, which will not suffer Him to forget; His truth, which will not suffer Him to change; and His power, which makes Him able to accomplish.
His life-experiences, and reflections upon them, led Y to believe that the most difficult challenge in life was how to be kind, yet strong. ‘To be kind is not enough,’ he would say. ‘You have to be strong to give to others, and strong to withstand life’s fluctuating fortunes. - Arnold Zable
The individual's whole experience is built upon the plan of his language.
EXHORT, v.t. In religious affairs, to put the conscience of another upon the spit and roast it to a nut-brown discomfort. - Ambrose Bierce
Think upon the numbers I have been sharing with you. Of your competitors, five out of ten will do little more than take their customer's money immorally. A further three out of ten will leave them dissatisfied. - Chris Murray
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream. - Edgar Allan Poe
Dear God,I asked that you clear my mind of any negative thoughts so my heart can run free; so I may look at the world with a clearer understanding of your beautiful creation. Cleanse my heart dear God so I may always look through the wonder light you shine upon us. In Jesus name Amen. - Ron Baratono
Wide-sounding Zeus takes away half a man's worth on the day when slavery comes upon him. - Homer
Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great, you can be that generation - Nelson Mandela
I have often reflected upon the new vistas that reading has opened to me. I knew right there in prison that reading had changed forever the course of my life. As I see it today, the ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive. - Malcolm X
Hay pecado supongo, pero el castigo fue del todo desproporcionado. Te han convertido en algo que ya no es una criatura humana. Ya no estás en condiciones de elegir. Estás obligado a tener una conducta que la sociedad considera aceptable, y eres una máquina que sólo puede hacer bien". - Anthony Burgess
PIETY, n. Reverence for the Supreme Being, based upon His supposed resemblance to man. The pig is taught by sermons and epistles To think the God of Swine has snout and bristles. Judibras - Ambrose Bierce
Jiu Jitsu gives me an ideal to strive toward. Technical mastery lies on an infinite continuum and completion of this skill is impossible. Every time I train I have something that I can improve upon, and this will hold true for each and every training session that lies between me and my grave. - Chris Matakas
it is an ocean of burning oil I am cast adrift upon, no sea’s repose; I pass from waking agonies… to the semiconscious trance of torment in which the smaller, earlier, deeper rings of the brain know only that the nerves scream, the body aches, and there is no one to turn crying to for comfort. - Iain Banks
Here I am at these crossroads again,wondering what will never become of me.Now and then, I'll take one on the chin.Because I wear my heart upon my sleeve. - Jerod Mankin
To protect one’s own statement is the greatest form of violence. To impress upon others that his statement is correct is a form of violence itself. - Dada Bhagwan
It is not necessary to remind you of the fact that your voice, amplified to the degree where it reaches from one end of the country to the other, does not confer upon you greater wisdom than when your voice reached only from one end of the bar to the other. All of these things you know. - Edward R. Murrow
The strangest experiences in life are apt to lose their effect if dwelt upon long enough. ("Furze Hollow") - A.M. Burrage
Beware of wolves in sheep's clothing, for they will feed you delicious morsels that they may later feast upon your tender flesh. - Michele Faison
I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. - Edgar Allan Poe
There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers. - William James
OATH, n. In law, a solemn appeal to the Deity, made binding upon the conscience by a penalty for perjury. - Ambrose Bierce
For passion, like crime does not sit well with the sure order and even course of everyday life. It welcomes every loosening of the social fabric, every confusion and affliction visited upon the world, for passion sees in such a disorder a vague hope of finding advantage for itself. - Thomas Mann
It’s not wasting time when you sit and look upon the roses, they remind you, every rose has a thorn! - F.J. Namini
Strive not with a man that is full of tongue, and heap not wood upon his fire. Jest not with a rude man, lest thine ancestors be disgraced - Sirach
Travel upon the time, never let the time for travel upon you. - Ehsan Sehgal
A man's worth depends upon the nobility of his aspirations. - Hazrat Ali
Depend upon it, after all, Thomas, Literature is the most noble of professions. In fact, it is about the only one fit for a man. For my own part, there is no seducing me from the path. - Edgar Allan Poe
Turning and turning in the widening gyreThe falcon cannot hear the falconer;Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world - W.B. Yeats
Whenever we think, we construct a world that is centred upon the object of our thinking; whenever we act, we reconstruct a world that is centred upon ourselves. - Raheel Farooq
When the Day of Judgment dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading. - Virginia Woolf
Some people may have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them.
I was just an option.Blown easily to piecesand offered to the skyby the sweet laced painupon your lips. - Jessica Kristie
A good deed that follows upon another is the reward for the first one, and an evil deed that follows upon another is a punishment for the first one. - Junayd
I do not believe in any religion, I will have nothing to do with immortality. We are miserable enough in this life without speculating upon another. - George Gordon Byron
And yet, protest it if we will,Some corner of the mind retainsThe medieval man, who stillKeeps watch upon those starry skeinsAnd drives us out of doors at nightTo gaze at anagrams of light. - Adrienne Rich
The Master said, What a worthy man was Yan Hui! Living in a narrow alley, subsisting upon meager bits of rice and water—other people could not have borne such hardship, and yet it never spoiled Hui’s joy. What a worthy man was Hui!(Analects 6.11) - Confucius
A bodily disease which we look upon as whole and entire within itself, may, after all, be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual part. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
I never came upon any of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking. - Albert Einstein
You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and actupon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking andsubsequent actions. - Adlin Sinclair
We are always too busy for our children; we never give them the time or interest they deserve. We lavish gifts upon them; but the most precious gift, our personal association, which means so much to them, we give grudgingly. - Mark Twain
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof. - J. K. Rowling
Lover," she whispers, and closes her eyes.It falls upon her.Love is like dying. - Stephen King
Show them how to fly and they will shine upon the clear blue skies, show them where to fly and they will fly upon the skies - Filios Sazeides
Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature. - Benjamin Franklin
Out of the new arrivals in our lives--the odd word stumbled upon in a difficult text, the handsome black stranger who bursts in one night through the cat door, the telephone call out of a friend's silence of years, the sudden greeting from the girl-child---we constantly make of ourselves our selves. - Nancy Mairs
I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day. - Abraham Lincoln
Passion is a feeling that tells you: this is the right thing to do. Nothing can stand in my way. It doesn't matter what anyone else says. This feeling is so good that it cannot be ignored. I'm going to follow my bliss and act upon this glorious sensation of joy. - Wayne W. Dyer
I was the solitary plovera pencil for a wing-boneFrom the secret notesI must tiltupon the pressureexecute and adjust In us sea-air rhythm"We live by the urgent waveof the verse - Lorine Niedecker
The sins of the fathers are often visited upon the sons-in-law.
I am a bed of sparks you breathe upon and kindle - John Geddes
Actually, there are countless ways to live upon this tremorous sphere in mirth and good health, and probably only one way - the industrial, urbanized, herding way - to live here stupidly, and man has hit upon that one way. - Tom Robbins
The trouble with lies was that once started, the fiction had to be continued, and it was hard always to be remembering details that you had made up upon the spur of the moment. - Elizabeth Aston
Does the imagination dwell the most Upon a woman won or a woman lost? - W.B. Yeats
Once you can let go of illusion and draw upon a more universal source of motivation then you will re connect with your true purpose on Earth. - Gary Markwick
This nation is like all the others that have been spewed upon the earth--ready to shout for any cause that will tickle its vanity or fill its pocket. What a hell of a heaven it will be when they get all these hypocrites assembled there!- Letter to J. H. Twichell, 1/29/1901 - Mark Twain
May the road rise to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your fields and, until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.
I will wear my heart upon my sleeveFor daws to peck at. - William Shakespeare
He who learns must suffer, and, even in our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God. - Aeschylus
Dear young aspiring leader, one day you will be in a position of power. That shouldn't let you enslave nor look down upon others, but aim to influence change for the benefit of future generations. - Gugu Mona
To embrace the message of Christmas is to throw off my hedonistic rebellion and bow before the chafing reality that I can't save myself, and in that very act to be suddenly taken aback in that I've stumbled upon the very freedom I've longed for in the very place I'd least expected it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people whom you come in contact everyday. - Orison Swett Marden
Our goal can only be reached through a vehicle of a pain, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Why dost thou gaze upon the sky? O that I were yon spangled sphere! Then every star should be an eye, To wander o'er thy beauties here. - Sir Thomas More
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Your greatness is revealed not by the lights that shine upon you, but by the light that shines within you. - Ray A. Davis
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts, therefore guard accordingly; and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue, and reasonable nature. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Faith is the gaze of a soul upon a saving God. - A.W. Tozer
A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself -- to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart - Leo Buscaglia
Nothing feeds upon itself as liberality does. - Niccolo Machiavelli
[To my enemy:] Some are great, some are born great, some have greatness thrust upon them! And then there's you. - Reginald Dipwipple
Jungian psychology built upon a numinous sandcastle-of-gilded- abstractions, reflects modernity’s transcendental reinstatement of Theosophy into an archetypal, pseudo-scientific conflation of mysticism and shamanic-induced revelation. - Albert Thomas Bifarelli
Chaos is the score upon which reality is written. - Henry Miller
What is chemistry in a relationship, Really? Chemistry can be spontaneous combustion that excites, incites, often harms. But not understood. Chemistry can also be that which is studied, intentional, and knows how to be repeated and improved upon. Do you have the right chemistry? - Lucille Anderson
Whatever you do you need courage.Whatever course you decide upon, there will always be someone to tell you that you are wrong. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The thing with thoughts is that they die, like everything else. But almost everything else leaves a trace behind, even if it's a tiny carcass, some proof that it existed. Unless thoughts are spoken or written or sung or acted upon, there's no evidence that they were ever there. - Adi Alsaid
Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow... And with some sweet oblivious antidote Cleanse the stuff'd bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart? - William Shakespeare
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
Let us each take up our flaming torches and mount as the blazing fireballs of light that we are and let's burn the skies and leave it with deep scars and let them be our signatures upon eternity as we go forth! - C. JoyBell C.
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God. - Aeschylus
Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their own appetites. - Edmund Burke
The Anxiety of Sunday afternoon: your unlived lives and infinite possibility pressing upon the constraints of reality. - Alain de Botton
He who is truly honest with his words will be shown instantly ,upon his speaking , by the mother nature the picture first of the people who are either the worst or the best to him and others of his nature. - Anuj Somany
The mighty question arises upon us, what is one's own real self? It certainly is not what we think we are and ought to be. - D.H. Lawrence
I always looked upon the acts of racist exclusion, or insult, as pitiable, for the other person. I never absorbed that. I always thought that there was something deficient about such people. - Toni Morrison
Only fools lay claims where lovers thread for when such love is renewed, lovers dance upon their heads. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Man does not live in isolation, we depend upon each other. - Lailah Gifty Akita
How readily our thoughts swarm upon a new object, lifting it a little way, as ants carry a blade of straw so feverishly, and then leave it. - Virginia Woolf
History is a set of lies agreed upon. - Napoléon Bonaparte
The man least dependent upon the morrow goes to meet the morrow most cheerfully. - Epicurus
Two people pass each other. As one looks upon the other's skin color, the other is looking back at their appearance. Both justifying, how better and righteous they are, in their own insecurities. - Anthony Liccione
Happiness does not come in large incomes or the most exotic home, it comes in small doses of a great self esteem which can be built upon the strengths of an individual. - Nicholas A. McGirr
Our gods, if we choose to believe in them, must be forced to live up to ethics that far surpass our own human standards. If they fall short of the ethical conditions we place upon ourselves, what use are they to us - except to rationalize our own failures? - Stifyn Emrys
A cop's JOB is to violently enforce upon the rest of us whatever arbitrary bullshit the political parasites declare to be "law." It is, therefore, impossible to be a "law enforcer" and behave morally, for the same reason one can't be a moral car-jacker. - Larken Rose
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. - Thomas Jefferson
Cast yourself upon the waters. Trust in your ability to swim. - Marty Rubin
There's a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads onto fortune, omitted, all their voyages end in shallows and miseries. Upon such tide are we now... - William Shakespeare
When you trust your inner guidance and begin moving in the direction of your dreams (aligned with your individual gifts) you will be cloaked in an armor bestowed upon you by your guardian angel. - Charles F. Glassman
The truth is: Everyone will judge you. But this depends upon your intellectual capacity whether you are able to distinguish constructive criticism between an insult coming from other people's opinions about you. - Anonymous
Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days. - Bible
I became a feminist upon the realization that, whether physical, mental, or emotional, everything involved in obtaining love and approval from men required some form of self-mutilation. - Maggie Young
We have deficited upon their attention in the most disorderly fashion. - Geoffrey Wood
All my life, affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it. - George Bernard Shaw
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man, but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity. - Thomas Carlyle
Twinkle twinkle..... I am that star you wished upon tonight.....loves rays.... ultra violet embers ignite - Bertice Hopkins
You will recognize your own path when you come upon it because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need. - Sara Teasdale
He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle to steady his fellow countrymen and hearten those Europeans upon whom the long dark night of tyranny had descended. - Edward R. Murrow
If we spark a student's passion, we unleash a powerful force upon the world. - Tim Fargo
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other. - Eric Hoffer
I heard raindrops in the nightPattering upon my eaves,Like a pleasing lullabyEasing me back to sleep,Which I thought was odd a bit,For I awoke because of it. - Pepper Blair
Honesty is a fine foundation from which to build upon; for if one was to really know what another thinks and how they feel…they would surely treat each other differently - Jeremy Aldana
All my happiness seems caught up in one of your smiles. - Jered Mandeville, 'Upon a Wicked Time - Karen Ranney
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship. - Henry Ward Beecher
If a sufficient number of people who wanted to stop war really did gather together, they would first of all begin by making war upon those who disagreed with them. And it is still more certain that they would make war on people who also want to stop wars but in another way.
The elaborate caution with which the British commander now proceeded stands out in striking contrast with the temerity of his advance upon Bunker Hill in the preceding year.
‎"I look upon this world as a wrecked vessel. God has given me a lifeboat and said, 'Moody, save all you can. - D.L. Moody
I have graven it within the hills, and my vengeance upon the dust within the rock. - Edgar Allan Poe
As you grow older, it becomes harder to feel 100 percent happy; you learn all the things that can go wrong, you become superstitious about tempting fate, about bringing disaster upon your life by accidentally feeling too good one day. - Douglas Coupland
What matter it how far we go?" his scaly friend replied."There is another shore, you know, upon the other side. - Lewis Carroll
Was that his name? I never had a chance to ask. He was too intent upon tearing out my throat for us to engage in idle chitchat. - John Connolly
Envy is like a fly that passes all the body's sounder parts, and dwells upon the sores.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. - Oscar Wilde
It is when you lose sight of yourself, that you lose your way. To keep your truth in sight you must keep yourself in sight and the world to you should be a mirror to reflect to you your image; the world should be a mirror that you reflect upon. - C. JoyBell C.
The light is amber, the air still; the daylilies have folded in on themselves. Soon, the hooded blue of dusk will fall, followed by the darkness of night and the sky writing of the stars, indecipherable to us mortals, despite our attempts to force narrative upon them. - Elizabeth Berg
How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems. - Robert Southey
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more. - Sir Winston Churchill
Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.
The best remedy for a bruised heart is not, as so many people seem to think, repose upon a manly bosom. Much more efficacious are honest work, physical activity, and sudden acquisition of wealth.
Everyone was born with thought and dream...after a lot of time they just gave up. The life went upon their waist, they couldn't handle it and they fail! - Deyth Banger
Don’t confuse the complex with the difficult. Most situations are simple many are just emotionally difficult to act upon. - Timothy Ferriss
Don't let the sun go down upon your anger; forgive each other, help each other, and begin again tomorrow. - Louisa May Alcott
My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made. - Andy Goldsworthy
Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life. - Eudora Welty
Advice is like snow -- the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. - Doug Larson
To die for an idea is to place a pretty high price upon conjectures. - Anatole France
​The destiny of nations depends upon the manner in which they feed themselves. - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
If there be no great love in the beginning, yet heaven may decrease it upon better acquaintance, when we are married and have more occasion to know one another...upon familiarity will grow more contempt. - William Shakespeare
How talented was death. How many expressions and manipulations of hand, face, body, no two alike. They stood like the naked pipes of a vast derelict calliope, their mouths cut into frantic vents. And now the great hand of mania descended upon one hundred-throated, unending scream. - Ray Bradbury
Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
The grace of writing is upon me.I love writing. I write daily. - Lailah Gifty Akita
... [They] took it upon themselves to start the laborious process of cranking up life again, after death has stopped us all in its tracks. - Diane Setterfield
Timetick tocksays the clockwhirrling bynever shyquietly passlayer upon grassuntil time has gone.than you die. - Kayla Dunn
An event had happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent. - Edmund Burke
In a world of lovelightning and rainbow are lovers now. They arc and strike upon the horizon of credence to rise above their cloudy vow - Munia Khan
When the resurrection sings itself in the robin's glad song, and bursting buds defy the death grip of winter, and you walk upon the yielding earth near my grave...remember that my soul is not there, but rather it is absent from the body and present with the Lord. - Carl Burnam
Lord may your grace and power be mighty upon us to fulfill our highest calling. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If you do what is bad, Lay upon your knees and call upon HIM, and he will guide you in the right way. - Margaret Slade
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also. - Carl Jung
At best we are but clay, animated dust; but viewed as sinners, we are monsters indeed. Let it be published in heaven as a miracle that the Lord Jesus should set His heart's love upon people like us. - Alistair Begg
From the first day we have been fighting the wrong enemy; our common enemy is religion which dictates upon us division and partition. - M.F. Moonzajer
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others, for one cannot be a hero with needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
Lord have mercy upon mankind.Deliver and save the world from the dreadful EBOLA VIRUS. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In my imagination, the Editor meditated in a mountain-cave, espoused the rules of grammar, and frowned upon speculative fiction. - Josh Malerman
The morning will come In the press of every kiss, With your head upon my chest Where I will annoy you With every waking breath Until you decide to wake up. - Coheed and Cambria
Thank God you have got a Father that can be angry, but that loves you as much when He is angry as when He smiles upon you. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed. - Epicurus
A book is an ocean,Its upon you,Whether you find pearls,Or only take a drop….!!!! - Aqeel Rafique
Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them. - Charles Caleb Colton
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. - Albert Einstein
I think fantasy is best described as a kind of fiction that evokes wonder, mystery or magic, a sense of possibility beyond the ordinary world in which we live, and yet which reflects and comments upon that known world. - Kate Forsyth
At the side of Enjolras, who represented the logic of revolution, was Combeferre, representing its philosophy. The difference between logic and philosophy is that one can decide upon war, whereas the other can only be fulfilled by peace. - Victor Hugo
We write the earth we stand upon. - Laura K. Cowan
Some breakfast food manufacturer hit upon the simple notion of emptying out the leavings of carthorse nose bags, adding a few other things like unconsumed portions of chicken layer's mash, and the sweepings of racing stables, packing the mixture in little bags and selling them in health food shops. - Frank Muir
Believe in truth. To abandon facts is to abandon freedom. If nothing is true, then no one can criticize power, because there is no basis upon which to do so. If nothing is true, then all is spectacle. The biggest wallet pays for the most blinding lights. - Timothy Snyder
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy those are who already possess it. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
I meet many a man, working ridiculous house for a wage that merely adds to their happiness, and if man can be so pre-occupied in waking for another's dream; than my experience has taught me one thing, the magic of our world exists in those who create alchemy from the dirt they have been shoved upon. - Nikki Rowe
We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master. - Maria Montessori
KEEP, v.t. He willed away his whole estate, And then in death he fell asleep, Murmuring: "Well, at any rate, My name unblemished I shall keep." But when upon the tomb 'twas wrought Whose was it? -- for the dead keep naught. Durang Gophel Arn - Ambrose Bierce
An old, tired man. That is what I am. What became of the old fire, drive, ambition? There were dreams once upon a time, dreams now all but forgotten. On sad days I dust them off and fondle them nostalgically, with a patronising wonder at the naivete of the youth who dreamed them. - Glen Cook
There is no truth in this world that is worth insisting upon! Anything that is insisted upon is not the truth at all! - Dada Bhagwan
No more important duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
HYPOCHONDRIASIS, n. Depression of one's own spirits. Some heaps of trash upon a vacant lot Where long the village rubbish had been shot Displayed a sign among the stuff and stumps -- "Hypochondriasis." It meant The Dumps. Bogul S. Purvy - Ambrose Bierce
He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying. - Michel de Montaigne
Freedom flourishes upon the bedrock of ethics and integrity. - Mollie Marti
The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but the stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till out political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich, - a war constantly growing in intensity and bitterness. - Stephen Johnson Field
Once upon a time, you were everything to me..and I was everything to you. - marge baylin
If the people could be awakened to their senses by mere preaching or writing, then probably no person would be smoking upon seeing the statutory warning on cigarette packets. - Anuj Somany
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others in order to save them, for one cannot be a hero without needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
Music that gentlier on the spirit lies,Than tired eyelids upon tired eyes. - Alfred Tennyson
I believe writing is a gift God gave us to share His thoughts poured out upon us! Writing is a talent needing care and comfort; open up and let the Lord inspire you! - Mary Kate
But I, when I undress meEach night, upon my kneesWill ask the Lord to bless meWith apple-pie and cheese. - Eugene Field
And his words fell upon the table like a blessing. - Wendell Berry
There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go.... - Richard Bach
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income. - Samuel Butler
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The difference between going where you are needed and going where you are called is purely based upon diligent prayer and the leading of the Holy Spirit. - M.J. Stoddard
Reveal not every secret you have to a friend, for how can you tell but that friend may hereafter become an enemy. And bring not all mischief you are able to upon an enemy, for he may one day become your friend. - Saadi
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
Why did I hope we would be happy abroad? A change of environment is that traditional fallacy upon which doomed loves, and lungs, rely. - Vladimir Nabokov
The moment you put someone on a pedestal they will look down upon you. The trick is respecting each other equally. - Teresa Mummert
Mean wordsOnce upon a time, I loved you But I will neverI swear. - Arzum Uzun
The success in the information age depends upon an important strategies and tactics... - harry vested, harry s vested, harry s vested jr., harry vested lawsuit, harry vested gravity collect
O, my offence is rank, it smells to heaven;It hath the primal eldest curse upon 't, A brother's murder. - William Shakespeare
Mozart, Pascal, Boolean algebra, Shakespeare, parliamentary government, baroque churches, Newton, the emancipation of women, Kant, Balanchine ballets, et al. don’t redeem what this particular civilization has wrought upon the world. The white race is the cancer of human history. - Susan Sontag
Honour bought of coin is but grass in the wind. When the wind blows south it leans south; when the wind blows north so does it lean. Hardly solid rock upon which to forge sturdy trust nor imperishable friendship - JJ Matebesi
She was a phantom of delight When first she gleam'd upon my sight; A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. - William Wordsworth
Look upon the world with wonder. - A.D. Posey
Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper,That we may record our emptiness. - Kahlil Gibran
Awake my soul, the glory of the Lord is upon me. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world. - C.S. Lewis
The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds. - Tryon Edwards
I adjure you, daughters of Jerusalem,Adore to weeping,Love to laughing,Desire to praising.Tickle, giggle, kiss!Adonai my God,For one moment in love,Let alone a thousand,Let alone my life,For the honor of raising and lovingChildren in love,Praise of You is ever upon my lips. - Zoe Klein
Memory will lay its hands upon your breast, and you will understand my hatred. - Gwendolyn B. Bennett
Strangers were a fairytale full of possibilities not yet corrupted by reality while caregivers were the reality and everything that couldn't be counted upon. - Donna Lynn Hope
Racists are everywhere, but historically speaking the real danger came from Progressives that desired the power of the state to engineer society upon a racial lines. - A.E. Samaan
Only by maintaining positive thoughts, by dispelling doubt and negativity, will you impress your desires upon the universe, making it bend to your will. - Stephen Richards
REVIEW, v.t. To set your wisdom (holding not a doubt of it, Although in truth there's neither bone nor skin to it) At work upon a book, and so read out of it The qualities that you have first read into it. - Ambrose Bierce
Time has laid its healing hand upon the wound when we can look back at the the pain we once fainted under, and no bitterness or despair arises in our heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
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
My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. - Josh Billings
Statesmen may plan and speculate for liberty but it is religion and morality alone that can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. - John Adams
When a fairy tale ends a new one starts. Close your eyes and say ‘once upon a time’ with me; who knows we may catch the beginning of a fairy tale which will bless us with a happy ending.By - Ted`s Tale - T. Afsin Ilgar
Life is a predestined culmination built upon ones own decisions. - Saim Cheeda
The process of grieving any loss is dependent upon your relationship to the person. - Asa Don Brown
The problem with our society today is that when things fall apart we do remember to call upon the Lord, but when God answers our prayers we are too quick to exclude Him from those answered prayers. - Gugu Mona
You seem to look upon depression as the hand of an enemy trying to crush you…Do you think you could see it instead as the hand of a friend, pressing you down to the ground on which it is safe to stand? - Parker J. Palmer
The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman. - Mexican Proverb
What God says to His Church at any given period depends altogether upon her moral and spiritual condition and upon the spiritual need of the hour. - A.W. Tozer
Much misconstruction and bitterness are spared to him who thinks naturally upon what he owes to others rather than what he ought to expect from them.
Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive hatred, and when they meet upon the same road, one of them has to give place. - Charles Baudelaire
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. The longer I live, the more my mind dwells upon the beauty and the wonder of the world. - John Burroughs
The Pilgrim Fathers landed on the shores of America and fell upon their knees. Then they fell upon the aborigines.
O sleep, thou ape of death, lie dull upon her and be her sense but as a monument, thus in a chapel lying. - William Shakespeare
Don't just dream of success; create a plan and act upon it! Your momentum creates the door upon which opportunity knocks. - Steve Maraboli
How would your life be different if you decided to live your dream instead of holding onto your nightmare? Let today be the day you free yourself from the fears that are holding you back and act upon the dream you've always had. - Steve Maraboli
Dwell not upon thy weariness, thy strength shall be according to the measure of thy desire. - Arab Proverb
We have fallen upon evil times and the world has waxed very old and wicked. Politics are very corrupt. Children are no longer respectful to their parents. - King Naram-Sin of Chaldea 3800 B.C. inscription found on an ancient tablet in a Constantinople meseu
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
Our worst can become our best if mistakes are gathered like twigs of a bird's nest, giving one true foundation, a spiritual home to build their life upon. - Ace Antonio Hall
To give advice to a man who asks what to do with his life implies something very close to egomania. To presume to point a man to the right and ultimate goal to point with a trembling finger in the RIGHT direction is something only a fool would take upon himself. - Hunter S. Thompson
It is a rather lamentable fact that few can call upon courage with the expediency they can fear. - Gitty Daneshvari
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. - Alexander Graham Bell
One's suffering, one's melancholy is, in itself, really only looked upon as failure or as punishment, as detestable or sinful or socially unacceptable in the eyes of man; but this is not so in the eyes of God: for He is close to the broken-hearted. - Criss Jami
and the idea of nothingness the most terrifying of all ideas, when thought of with feeling has, in my dear master’s work and in my memories of him, something as high and luminous as sunlight upon snowy, unscalable peaks. - Álvaro de Campos
The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty. - Seneca
Overall, becoming a carbon-neutral country would involve changes in our behaviour, but these are modest compared with the changes that will be forced upon us if we do nothing. - Caroline Lucas
Our nature gives us purpose, to reflect and act upon, responsibly by choice. - Xavier Rosseel
Of the gladdest moments in human life, methinks, is the departure upon a distant journey into unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of Habit, the leaden weight of Routine, the cloak of many Cares and the slavery of Civilization, man feels once more happy. - Richard Francis Burton
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? - Gautama Buddha
Out upon it, I have loved Three whole days together! And am like to love three more, If it prove fair weather. Time shall moult away his wingsEre he shall discover In the whole wide world again Such a constant lover - John Suckling
May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your fields and, until we meet again may god hold you in the palm of his hand - unknown
She felt that she could so much more depend upon the sincerity of those who sometimes looked or said a careless or a hasty thing, than of those whose presence of mind never varied, whose tongue never slipped. - Jane Austen
At this moment, I saw more clearly than ever the brutalizing effects of slavery upon the slave and slaveholder. - Frederick Douglass
Our dreams are luminous, a cast fire upon the world.Morning arrives and that's it.Sunlight darkens the earth. - Charles Wright
A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
If there be no great love in the beginning, yet heaven may decrease it upon better acquaintance, when we are married and have more occasion to know one another: I hope, upon familiarity will grow more contempt. - William Shakespeare
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom. - Plato
One's rebuke engraves itself upon the mind more than one's praise. - Seth D.
A mother’s love is like an everlasting bed of roses, that continues to blossom. A mother’s love bears strength, comfort, healing and warmth. Her beauty is compared to a sunny day that shines upon each rose petal and inspires hope. - Ellen J. Barrier
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The Sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus - Alexander Graham Bell
Upon the heat and flame of thy distemper sprinkle cool patience. - William Shakespeare
I would request that my body in death be buried not cremated, so that the energy content contained within it gets returned to the earth, so that flora and fauna can dine upon it, just as I have dined upon flora and fauna during my lifetime - Neil deGrasse Tyson
CONVERSATION, n. A fair to the display of the minor mental commodities, each exhibitor being too intent upon the arrangement of his own wares to observe those of his neighbor. - Ambrose Bierce
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. - Alexander Graham Bell
All others are outside myself;I lock my door and bar them outThe turmoil, tedium, gad-about.I lock my door upon myself,And bar them out; but who shall wallSelf from myself, most loathed of all?If I could once lay down myself,And start self-purged upon the raceThat all must run ! Death runs apace. - Christina Rossetti
Pray as if everything depended upon God and work as if everything depended upon man. - Francis Cardinal Spellman
If this long island story of ours is to end at last, let it end only when each one of us lies choking in his own blood upon the ground. - Winston S. Churchill
As the earth dies your spirit will bloom; as the world fades your soul will rise and glisten. Amongst the dehydrated crevices of a desert earth you will stumble upon your diamonds; in between the dry skulls and cracked bones you will find your sapphires. - C. JoyBell C.
You travelamong the starswhilst I grovelupon this earth.Deep down I knew,it would takeseveral more lifetimesbefore I couldreach you. - Xue Yun
Each day hands me a clean sheet of paper upon which to write. Therefore, I would be wise to write without ever having the need to erase. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Intruding upon a dimension rightfully ours, modern medicine robs us of the dignity of what people in the past regarded as most precious: that final moment of death. - Shinmon Aoki
God the Father and the Son don’t wish you to remain blind. It is men that put blindness upon other people for the purpose of control and manipulation. - Sunday Adelaja
One morning she happened upon a bit of cloth decorated with pictures of little red squirrels carrying small, brown,nutsacks,and she nearly fainted away. - Cynthia Rylant
Everything here is edible; even I'm edible. But that, dear children, is cannibalism, and is in fact frowned upon in most societies. - Johnny Depp
CONVENT, n. A place of retirement for woman who wish for leisure to meditate upon the vice of idleness. - Ambrose Bierce
Happiness, as is evident, depends partly upon external circumstances and partly upon oneself. - Bertrand Russell
Every broken piece of me fell on every broken piece of you and when I took the missing parts, like the emptiness of me I saw the emptiness of you and I poured my half upon you to fill you whole. I risked it all just to dream you complete and catch you one day free in the wild. - Robert M. Drake
GRACES, n. Three beautiful goddesses, Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne, who attended upon Venus, serving without salary. They were at no expense for board and clothing, for they ate nothing to speak of and dressed according to the weather, wearing whatever breeze happened to be blowing. - Ambrose Bierce
The beauty and gift of truth, is that it is not dependent upon your belief in order to remain true - A. Dragonblood
In looking out upon the world, we forget that the world is looking at itself. - Alan W. Watts
We tell ourselves stories in order to live. We live entirely by the impression of a narrative line upon disparate images, the shifting phantasmagoria, which is our actual experience. - Joan Didion
I AM A FATHERLESS FATHER FOR MINE IS GONE,HIS DEATH A MYSTERY, HE IS HISTORY, AND THAT IS WHY I LOOK ONLY UPON YOU FOR YOUR JUST GUIDANCE MY FAITHFUL GOD. - Kgosietsile Martin Timothy
We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders. - Maya Angelou
Artists are dishonest creatures really. They foist their version of reality upon us while making it all up. Writers, painters, musicians, auteurs—they’re all the same. - Tom Gething from "Sabotage"
Truth sits upon the lips of dying men. - Matthew Arnold
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings. - William James
You want to raise your child in such a way that you don%uFFFDt have to control him, so that he will be in full possession of himself at all times. Upon that depends his good behavior, his health, his sanity. - L. Ron Hubbard
Whatever course you decide upon there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires....courage. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hong Kong became so materialistic that it must be one of the rarest places in the world where family members need to make an appointment to have dinner together, and people speculate upon their own home where their own children are growing up.’Quote from my 7th book about Hong Kong! - TIM I GURUNG
It costs me never a stab nor squirm / To tread by chance upon a worm. / Aha, my little dear, / I say, Your clan will pay me back one day. - Dorothy Parker
Teddy Roosevelt "had relished "every hour" of every day as president. Indeed, (he was) fearing the "dull thud" he would experience upon returning to private life. - Doris Kearns Goodwin
Sometimes those experiences crowd back upon the memory, and the past flashes back like a distant peak momentarily lighted up by sunbeam piercing through the clouds. Then oblivion again. Strange it is how the prosaic present may hide the exciting past. - Whipplesnaith
The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp. - John Berry
UPON FACES ANGEL TEARS... YOUR VOICES IN OUR EARS - Widad Akreyi
Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world. - Albert Schweitzer
Perhaps a human simply falls back into himself upon the disintegration of his physical body, and continues to take form within the self of himself, simply returning from whence he came. - C. JoyBell C.
We look upon prayer simply as a means of getting things for ourselves, but the biblical purpose of prayer is that we may get to know God Himself. - Oswald Chambers
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
I conceive a knowledge of books is the basis upon which other knowledge is to be built. - George Washington
A common fallacy in much of the adverse criticism to which science is subjected today is that it claims certainty, infallibility and complete emotional objectivity. It would be more nearly true to say that it is based upon wonder, adventure and hope. - Cyril Norman Hinshelwood
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick. - William Butler Yeats
Humility rests upon the shores of your sorrows and blossoms upon the mountain of your faith - Jeremy Aldana
…our world did not fall because we did not believe in fairness… our world fell because it could no longer support the enormous weight we had put upon it, in the name of fairness. - Leot Felton
Everything that is past is either a learning experience to grow on, a beautiful memory to reflect on, or a motivating factor to act upon. - Denis Waitley
By repetition, each lie becomes an irreversible fact upon which other lies are constructed. - John le Carré
Peace is when we look upon the world together. - A.D. Posey
Before leaving the world, leave a profound positive mark of love upon the world. - Debasish Mridha
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling. - Ambrose Bierce
Freedom is indivisible. As soon as one starts to restrict it, one enters upon a decline on which it is difficult to stop. - Ludwig von Mises
Never say never, for if you live long enough, chances are you will not be able to abide by its restrictions. Never is a long, undependable time, and life is too full of rich possibilities to have restrictions placed upon it. - Gloria Swanson
Any impatient student of mathematics or science or engineering who is irked by having algebraic symbolism thrust upon him should try to get along without it for a week.
Government is like Junior High. Your status depends upon whom you're able to persecute.
With every rising of the sun, the Son's glory rises upon us. - Steven Chopade
Once you realize life is magic, you will never look upon the world with dimmed eyes again. - A.D. Posey
To be thrown upon one's own resources, is to be cast into the very lap of fortune; for our faculties then undergo a development and display an energy of which they were previously unsusceptible. - Benjamin Franklin
Anyone who works is a fool. I don't work - I merely inflict myself upon the public. - Robert Morley
MAGNET, n. Something acted upon by magnetism. - Ambrose Bierce
However much you study, you cannot know without action. A donkey laden with books is neither an intellectual nor a wise man. Empty of essence, what learning has he whether upon him is firewood or book? - Saadi سعدی
A relationship has to be nourished with passion, and built upon the foundation of trust, to be one that last a lifetime. - Ellen J. Barrier
Liberate yourself from unconstructive beliefs forced upon you by others for imprisonment sake. Allow into this space a new-fangled reality which warrant viewpoints increasing a new understanding. - Michaelson Williams
life weighs heavy upon my shoulders and patience starts wearing thin, it is divine hope and dreams which sustain me, pushing me forth against the wind. - Terry A. O'Neal
Success depends upon previous preparation. - Confucius
No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person. - Willa Cather
Precept upon precept; line upon line: here a little, and there a little. - Bible
This is a wonderful joke to play upon a prisoner, to promise forgiveness. - Kate DiCamillo
We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands upon himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself. - Jose Ortega y Gasset
If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction. - William Shakespeare
Injustice upon earth renders the justice of of heaven impossible. - Robert G. Ingersoll
I believe that this war, upon which I entered as a war of defense and liberation, has now become a war of aggression and conquest. - Siegfried Sassoon
If you really do put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. - Anonymous
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves. - Albert Einstein
We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in. - Thomas Paine
We are to turn our backs for a space upon the insistent examination of the thing that is, and face towards the freer air, the ampler spaces of the thing that perhaps might be. - H.G. Wells
Nothing leaves a scar upon an Authors heart more than a book they've written with purpose going unread. - Mark W. Boyer
No matter how troubled a character's history, romance novels tell us, love can be built upon it, and happily-ever-after can result. What's more, the darker the past, the brighter the future - and the better the read. - Sarah MacLean
your morse code interferes with my heart beat. I had a steady heart before you, I replied upon it, it had seen active service and grown strong. Now you alter its pace with your own rhythm you play upon me, drumming me taught. - Jeanette Winterson
It is He who is revealed in every face, sought in every sign, gazed upon by every eye, worshipped in every object of worship, and pursued in the unseen and the visible. Not a single one of His creatures can fail to find Him in its primordial and original nature.al-Futûhât al-Makkiyya - Ibn Arabi
Fly me up to where you are beyond the distant star. I wish upon tonight to see you smile, if only for a while to know you're there. A breath away's not far to where you are. - Josh Groban
The philosophy of project-based homeschooling this particular approach to helping children become strong thinkers, learners, and doers is dependent upon the interest and the enthusiastic participation and leadership of the learners themselves, the children. - Lori McWilliam Pickert
...an ambitious array of dishonorable intentions that he intended to wield upon the Countess’s nether regions. BATS 2015 - Fred Barnett
Wisdom is the understanding that God exist, and that he is the creator of all life and things in the universe and upon Earth. This is truth. When we realize mistakes we have made, we should make serious efforts to correct them. This also, is truth. - Ellen J. Barrier
Who would venture upon the journey of life, if compelled to begin it at the end?
What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it? - Henry Miller
Art builds upon art, builds upon art...nothing is purely original. We're all inspired by something...or someone. It's a never-ending chain of ideas...and it's magical. - Shannon Taylor Hodnett
Today you are no longer a victor nor victim of the past and future, today is completely independent, there are no restrictions; except for the ones you place upon yourself. - Noel DeJesus
Mistakes should be examined, learned from, and discarded; not dwelled upon and stored. - Tim Fargo
The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
Being more self-aware means welcoming more light into a dull life. When we throw light upon our self-perceptions, we immediately realise that the light has always been there, yet we had created an illusion of darkness. - Raphael Zernoff
The two dark faces, In front of red sky, beside the water bodies, under the shadow, upon the way ! makes the world to feel that we are not failures ! we are brothers - DINESH DEVIREDDY
Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath. - Bible
Religion, as it is generally taught all over the world, is said to be based upon faith and belief, and, in most cases, consists only of different sets of theories, and that is the reason why we find all religions quarrelling with one another. - Abhijit Naskar
Of all the thoughts that hover in your mind, the one you deliberately choose and act upon - changes your LIFE! - Ramana Pemmaraju
I thought upon the way in which we'd always shared each other's happiness, believing it would make the moment burn brighter and longer, but sadness can be shared too, perhaps sharing makes is burn briefer and less bright. - Tom Rob Smith
If there is moral insanity," he said in a conspiratorial whisper, "then there may be the reverse, immoral sanity, if you will, that comes upon one suddenly, like a fever. - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Anticipating death and calling it gain, Christians are evangelists of the grotesque. The very hope of the Gospel rests directly upon our ability to imagine a world in which suffering serves as the soil from which resurrection springs. - Ben Palpant
The world of the commodity is a world upside-down, which bases itself not upon life but upon the transformation of life into work. - Raoul Vaneigem
Only a blind man could have lived through these last years without seeing what was bearing down upon us; so I made myself blind as I could manage. I wanted to believe the worst was behind me, and I found an easy way to make it so. I simply turned my back on what was coming. - John Wray
Allaah has not bestowed any blessing upon His slaves then taken it away and replaced it with patience, but what He has compensated them with is better than what He has taken away. - Umar ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azeez
En el Caribe cuando alguien habla bien tiene el respeto de la gente y de pequeño yo veía eso y me encantaba. Supongo que como a nosotros nos impusieron ese idioma colonial [el español] la resistencia consistió en eso: Ok, tengo que aprenderlo, pero lo voy a convertir en oportunidad. - Junot Díaz
One never learns by success. Success is the plateau that one rests upon to take breath and look down from upon the straight and difficult path, but one does not climb upon a plateau.
POLITICIAN, n. An eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When we wriggles he mistakes the agitation of his tail for the trembling of the edifice. As compared with the statesman, he suffers the disadvantage of being alive. - Ambrose Bierce
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular. - Oscar Wilde
Criticism talks a good deal of nonsense, but even its nonsense is a useful force. It keeps the question of art before the world, insists upon its importance. - Henry James
Yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind. - Bible
There is no greater importance in all the world like knowing you are right and that the wave of the world is wrong, yet the wave crashes upon you. - Norman Mailer
One gets recurrent thoughts about things he had insisted upon and about matters he formed opinions! - Dada Bhagwan
No engineer can go upon a new work and not find something peculiar, that will demand his careful reflection, and the deliberate consideration of any advice that he may receive; and nothing so fully reveals his incapacity as a pretentious assumption of knowledge, claiming to understand everything. - John Bloomfield Jervis
Democracy is in the blood of the Muslims, who look upon complete equality of mankind, and believe in fraternity, equality, and liberty. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Our happiness or misery depends upon our perception Not on the situation. - Debasish Mridha
Change the world, I know I won’t,Enthralling as always I hope it remains,A kaleidoscope of joy, sorrow and pain.But my only wish as I take this jaunt,Is for my words on you to impress upon,A smile, a tear or even an angry frown. - Anurag Anand
The instinct of worship is still so strong upon us that, having nearly worn out our capacity for treating kings and such kind of persons as sacred, we are ready to invest a majority of our own selves with the same kind of reverence. - Auberon Herbert
He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again. - William Shakespeare
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. - Martha Washington
It's coming, a battle between Starclan and The Dark Forest and every warrior will be called upon to fight. - Erin Hunter
"Where there is a will there is a way," is an old and true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself. - Samuel Smiles
Your beliefs affect your choices. Your choices shape your actions. Your actions determine your results. The future you create depends upon the decisions you make and actions you take today. - Roy T. Bennett
The character of every act depends upon the circumstances in which it is done. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Old stories have a habit of being told and retold and changed. Each subsequent storyteller puts his or her mark upon it. Whatever truth the story once had is buried in bias and embellishment. The reasons do not matter as much as the story itself. - Erin Morgenstern
Character is the foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect. Just as no worthy building can be erected on a weak foundation, so no lasting reputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character.
Create simple ways to prove the Divine exists in every aspect of your life and then make the choice to cast your gaze only upon those things that make your heart sing loudest. - Molly Friedenfeld
Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past, very weird people were effectively isolated from all the other very weird people.But today, the internet makes it possible for very weird people from anywhere on the planet to get on the internet and talk to one another. - Caliban Darklock
Associate with noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty. But learn to be happy alone. Rely upon your own energies, and so not wait for, or depend on other people. - Thomas Davidson
Never was the victory of patience more complete than in the early church. The anvil broke the hammer by bearing all the blows that the hammer could place upon it. The patience of the saints was stronger than the cruelty of tyrants. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
To act morally is not to act out of fear of punishment; it is not to act as one is commanded to act. Rather, it is to act as one ought to act. And how one ought to act is not dependent upon anyone's power, even if the power be Divine. - Steven M. Cahn
People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly. - Brendan Francis Brown
Depend upon it, he who wishes to win the prize must come on the principle that two and two make four. - Cardinal Wiseman
Life doesn’t always go our way. But one thing we know and can stand upon. Jesus has burst open the gates of LIFE. So we look ahead with great joy. The Story of God is one of hope, promise and life eternal. - Anusha Atukorala
When someone comes to you for some help it means Allah has chosen you for gaining some good deeds its upon us how we look at it..... - Adil Adam Memon
Remember how it is written of Job, The Lord turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends. While he prayed for himself, he remained a captive; but when he prayed for those unfriendly friends of his, then the Lord smiled upon him, and loosed his captivity - Charles Spurgeon
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off. - Carl Jung
It is not much for its beauty that makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanates from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Man is here for the sake of other men - above all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends. - Albert Einstein
tell meof something fiercer than the love with which i gaze upon youof something softer than the tendernesswith which i hold you. - Sanober Khan
Government should be a floor upon which the good of the people flourishes, not a ceiling upon which people bump their heads! - Todd Stocker
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user. - Theodore Roosevelt
What you shun enduring yourself, attempt not to impose on others. You shun slavery- beware enslaving others! If you can endure to do that, one would think you had been once upon a time a slave yourself. For vice has nothing in common with virtue, nor Freedom with slavery. - Epictetus
A sense of the divine presence and indwelling bears the soul towards heaven as upon the wings of eagles. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
....I wondered if there had been a more corroding and devastating attack upon the personalities of men than the idea of racial discrimination. - Richard Wright
If words come upon our minds, we should express them in order to free ourselves from high anxiety. - Saaif Alam
The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing was there a why and a wherefore. - W. Somerset Maugham
Indeed, what is there that does not appear marvelous when it comes to our knowledge for the first time? How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible until they have been actually effected? - Pliny the Elder
The better you become as each day goes by, the more you heap dust upon you past until you completely bury it. No matter how obnoxious it was - Constance Chuks Friday
Because you tred upon my dreams, the world is made of magic things. - David Paul Kirkpatrick
Creativity is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Creativity encircles the world. I am enough of a painter to draw freely upon my creativity. - Ane Krstevska
Asthmatic spewer of filth gasps, but clean air does not sufficeTo fuel fires fueled by thoughts got rottenLest we all be forgotten thingsThat sit like dust upon the mantel of her mind - Neil Leckman
DEPENDENT, adj. Reliant upon another's generosity for the support which you are not in a position to exact from his fears. - Ambrose Bierce
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
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
Once upon a time I thought I could change stories, make them go the way I wanted, instead of where they actually went. - April Genevieve Tucholke
Wisdom comes from making mistakes, having the courage to face them, and make adjustments moving forward based upon the knowledge aquired through those experiences. - Ken Poirot
Rejoice with glitters of ashes tonightSparkling for moon's spiced silver biteUpon skin of darkness, loving night moreStorm begins unlocking cold wind's door - Munia Khan
Minority of people are destined for success while majority succeed because they are determined for success. Where upon, work hard in silence and let success make the noise . - Osunsakin Adewale
He feeds upon her face by day and night,And she with true kind eyes looks back on him,Fair as the moon and joyful as the light:Not wan with waiting, not with sorrow dim;Not as she is, but was when hope shone bright;Not as she is, but as she fills his dream. - Christina Rossetti
As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascinations. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular. - Oscar Wilde
Hope is the foundation for which all successful goals are built upon. - Ellen J. Barrier
The reflection upon my situation and that of this army produces many an uneasy hour when all around me are wrapped in sleep. Few people know the predicament we are in. - George Washington
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
I stumbled upon something and someone so magnificent I was truly blind to it. - Dominic Riccitello
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation. - Molière
May the light of the morning sun shine upon you. May the deepest and sweetest love always find you. - Debasish Mridha
A man or a woman can inspire such deep fantasy and emotion that through the lovemaking embrace of a partners body we make break through the limits of the human condition to touch upon another level of reality. - Thomas Moore
Our individualism has always been bound by a set of communal values, the glue upon which every healthy society depends. - Barack Obama
At the center of each human heart is goodness, layered over with hurt, confusion, and mistaken ideas. Our task is to gently peel off layer after layer until the unfettered heart can shed its love upon the world. - Sue Patton Thoele
I wish to spend a lifetime near a lighthouse where loneliness will be the glimmer of luminous prancing upon ocean waves… rising and falling only for my breathing. - Munia Khan
The bustle in a houseThe morning after deathIs solemnest of industriesEnacted upon earth,--The sweeping up the heart,And putting love awayWe shall not want to use againUntil eternity - Emily Dickinson
I cannot create greatness as I can only create weak facsimiles. And in sorting through the innumerable facsimiles around me, I will only happen upon true greatness when I happen upon the true God. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art. - Susan Sontag
All that they lacked was the gift that descended upon the chosen disciples at Pentecost, in tongues of flame; symbolizing, it would seem, not the power of speech in foreign and unknown languages, but that of addressing the whole human brotherhood in the heart's native language. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
I don’t like the idea of something where you have to depend upon the integrity of the man and not the integrity of the institution. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Memories are important, like the bones of the mind. We build ourselves upon them, flesh and blood moulded around the pictures of what is past. - Paul Kearney
Your only limitations are those that you impose upon yourself - Gary Hopkins
The nature of your outcome or problem in large part depends upon you. Results are what you get when you follow the rules. Consequences are the results of negative choices. Your thoughts become your actions. Your thoughts should be focused on what you desire. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
We are the light that needs no lifting, as long as our flames burn we are interwoven. A whisper within the heart is sufficient, to perpetuate the wave that we began together, beyond the fabric of the time we yet rest upon - Tom Althouse
Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them. - Joseph Heller
There is a New America every morning when we wake up. It is upon us whether we will it or not. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men. - Leonardo da Vinci
The evolution of the universe is both mirrored by and incumbent upon your own. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Though the vicious can sometimes pour affliction upon the good, their power is transient and their punishment certain; and that innocence, though oppressed by injustice, shall, supported by patience, finally triumph over misfortune! - Ann Radcliffe
You'll grow devilish fat upon this paper-diet! - William Congreve
The person of superior integrity does not insist upon his integrity.For this reason, he has integrity.The person of inferior integritynever loses sight of his integrity;For this reason, he lacks integrity. - Lao Tzu
FORGETFULNESS, n. A gift of God bestowed upon doctors in compensation for their destitution of conscience. - Ambrose Bierce
They resented the patronage they depended upon. - Barbara W. Tuchman
What I am saying is, ‘Know the science’. Know what is Soul (The True Self) and Non-Soul (Everything other than the Soul). Upon knowing this, all desires will vanish. - Dada Bhagwan
It needs but one foe to breed a war, and those who have not swords can still die upon them. - J.R.R. Tolkien
The moment of writing is not an escape...it is only an insistence, through the imagination, upon human ecstasy, and a reminder that such ecstasy remains as much a birthright in this world as misery remains a condition of it. - Larry Levis
Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. Death is always at our side.When we show fear. it jumps at us faster than light, but if we do not show fear, it casts its eye upon us gently and then guides us into infinity… - Gackt
God's people are the stage upon which His forgiveness becomes visible. They are never more authentic than when they ask for forgiveness and forgive others. - Matt Chandler
Shutting out all external objects, fixing the vision between the eyebrows, making even the inward and outward breaths, the sage who has controlled the senses, mind and understanding, who is intent upon liberation, who has cast away desire, fear and anger, he is ever freed. - The Bhagavad Gita
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. - Martha Washington
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others in order to save them, for one cannot be a hero with needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
The Holiness of God is something more and other than moral perfection: His claim upon us is something more and other than the claim of moral duty. - C.S. Lewis
…falling in love is a state of mental misery which has a restricting, impoverishing, and paralyzing effect upon the development of our consciousness. - José Ortega y Gasset
Never speak unless you can improve upon the stupidness of people's silence. - Shannon L. Alder
I never feel that I have comprehended an emotion, or fully lived even the smallest events, until I have reflected upon it in my journal; my pen is my truest confidant, holding in check the passions and disappointments that I dare not share even with my beloved. - Stephanie Barron
Never be content to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon. Your rights could be next. - DaShanne Stokes
Some of you say, 'Joy is greater thar sorrow,' and others say, 'Nay, sorrow is the greater.'But I say unto you, they are inseparable.Together they come, and when one sits, alone with you at your board, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed. - Kahlil Gibran
I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family fued. - Helen Keller
He who asserts belief with absolute certainty knows nothing of faith and makes himself into a fool. He who is wise, upon realizing they have done this, recants and searches themselves for further enlightenment. - Cristina Marrero
PHYSICIAN, n. One upon whom we set our hopes when ill and our dogs when well. - Ambrose Bierce
Consciousness was upon him before he could get out of the way. - Kingsley Amis
The myriad choices of his fateSet themselves out upon a plateFor him to chooseWhat had he to lose - Lou Reed
Performance depends upon our actions an behaviors, which are activated by emotions, which are created when our MINDSET meets reality... Mindsets Matter Most - Tony Dovale
Fortune's fool! How we humans lie upon beauty like lizards upon a sun-baked rock. - Roman Payne
And when I was born, I drew in common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature; and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do."by Solomon Ibn Gabirol - Steven J. Jacobson
I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black; it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect. - June Jordan
The open road. Seemingly my only friend for years upon end since leaving war. The road embraced me, let me breathe, and more importantly, did not judge me. - M.B. Dallocchio
Where did they put pictures, comic strips, and coupons before they invented the refrigerator door?
Your beliefs affect your choices. Your choices shape your actions. Your actions determine your results. The future you create depends upon the choices you make and the actions you take today. - Roy T. Bennett
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. - Orson Welles
All [zoos] actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling. - H. L. Mencken
Morality is judgement to distinguish right and wrong, vision to see the truth, courage to act upon it, dedication to that which is good, and integrity to stand by it at any price. - Ayn Rand
Always look up to the better. They tell you where to go but never look down upon inferior because you know, you were once there. - Prashant Balan
I try not to make plans. God always laughs at your plans. I’m going to keep the door open, and keep the page blank, and see what gets painted upon it. - Tom Hiddleston
The mint from your breath, the milk from your breast, the best of your mind, now in its worst state of condition. From the womb to the tomb, as a mild flower, you break your petals upon blossom, and seize death openly. Leaving your fragrance to spin and dance, one last time before being blown away. - Anthony Liccione
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. - Confucius
How had I deserved to be so blessed by such confessions? —how had I deserved to be so cursed with the removal of my beloved in the hour of her making them, But upon this subject I cannot bear to dilate. - Edgar Allan Poe
I came in haste with cursing breath,And heart of hardest steel;But when I saw thee cold in death,I felt as man should feel.For when I look upon that face,That cold, unheeding, frigid brown,Where neither rage nor fear has place,By Heaven! I cannot hate thee now! - Alfred Tennyson
I will have thee, as our rarer monsters are, painted upon a pole,and underwrit: "Here you may see the tyrant, Macbeth - William Shakespeare
Unless a man enters upon the vocation intended for him by nature, and best suited to his peculiar genius, he cannot succeed. - P.T. Barnum
Try to be someone upon whom nothing is lost! - Henry James
Hope and Memory have one daughter and her name is Art, and she has built her dwelling far from the desperate field where men hang out their garments upon forked boughs to be banners of battle. O beloved daughter of Hope and Memory, be with me for a while. - W.B. Yeats
Our civil rights have no dependence upon our religious opinions more than our opinions in physics or geometry. - Thomas Jefferson
Ah, we shall never have a real aristocracy while this plebeian reluctance to live upon a parent or a wife continues the animating spirit of our youth. It strikes at the foot of the feudal system! - Howells William Dean
Troubles are usually brooms and shovels that smooth the road to the good man's fortune; and many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.
Even the blind man can see the beauty as it rides upon the sound of a voice, edge itself between the lines on his fingerprints to be spread upon the smooth snippets of life he touches. - Adri Sinclair
Once in a while, life gives you a chance to measure your worth. Sometimes you're called upon to make a split-second decision to do the right thing, defining which way your life will go. These are the choices that make you who you are. - Perry Moore
The working class had imposed upon them a sterile and authoritarian educational system which mirrored the ethos of the corporate workplace. - Anthony M. Platt
Each of us must pay for the slightest damage he inflicts upon a universe created for indifference and stagnation, sooner or later, he will regret not having left it intact. - Emil Cioran
Calling upon angels when we are in need, helps the angels fulfill their heavenly mission. We are truly co-creators with them. - Eileen Anglin
Markings in dry clay disappearOnly when the clay is soft again.Scars upon the self disappearOnly when one becomes soft within. - Ming-Dao Deng
A clergyman is one who feels himself called upon to live without working at the expense of the rascals who work to live. - Voltaire
Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation. - Nelson Mandela
Your maturity is based upon your responsibility. - David Cwenar
Grace upon grace upon grace, until we have made our way home. - T.B. LaBerge
I think that anyone who comes upon a Nautilus machine suddenly will agree with me that its prototype was clearly invented at some time in history when torture was considered a reasonable alternative to diplomacy. - Anna Quindlen
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
Democracy is, first and foremost, a spiritual force, it is built upon a spiritual basis - and on a belief in God and an observance of moral principle. And in the long run only the church can provide that basis. Our founder knew this truth - and we will neglect it at our peril.
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
I placed a jar in Tennessee and round it was upon a hill. - Wallace Stevens
Remember your created limits. So much of workaholism is a defiance of the physical limitations that God our creator has imposed upon us. - Tim Challies
work was so great that it cannot be compassed in a few words. death is one of the greatest losses ever to occur to British science.{Describing Ernest Rutherford upon his death at age 66. Thomson, then 80 years old, was once his teacher.} J.J. Thomson - His
It is said with truth that every building is constructed stone by stone, and the same may be said of knowledge, extracted and compiled by many learned men, each of whom builds upon the works of those who proceeded him. - George R.R. Martin
Supongo que coincidimos en el momento perfecto: yo buscando amar, y tratando de alejar los fantasmas de la soledad. - Alejandro Ordóñez Perales
That time of year thou may'st in me behold, When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold,- Bare ruin'd choirs, where late the sweet birds sang. - William Shakespeare
Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act which deprived a whole nation of arms as the blackest. - Mahatma Gandhi
A Tear drop upon your sould will bloom as the rose that is hidden deep within your soul" rdp - Rosemary Fonseca (Pearse)
PESSIMISM, n. A philosophy forced upon the convictions of the observer by the disheartening prevalence of the optimist with his scarecrow hope and his unsightly smile. - Ambrose Bierce
Leaders are called upon to build not to repair. - Farshad Asl
I don't know, and have no intention of finding out. IQ is like dick size - if you have to measure, you're way too invested in it. And both are gauche to discuss in polite company. (Upon being asked his IQ on Quora) - Adrian Lamo
Your love taught me to grieveand I have been needing, for centuriesa woman to make me grievefor a woman, to cry upon her armslike a sparrowfor a woman to gather my pieceslike shards of broken crystal - Nizar Qabbani
Children's reading and children's thinking are the rock-bottom base upon which this country will rise. Or not rise. In these days of tension and confusion, writers are beginning to realize that books for children have a greater potential for good or evil than any other form of literature on earth. - Dr. Seuss
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. - Calvin Coolidge
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you. - Bible
[E]very heresy is due to an overemphasis upon some truth, without allowing other truths to qualify and balance it. - John R.W. Stott
Most urgently, women's identity must be premised upon our "beauty" so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air. - Naomi Wolf
One is tempted to define man as a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. - Oscar Wilde
As it turns out, Plutarch, consciously or unconsciously, touched on a truth that most of us feel, but rarely meditate upon: the little things in behaviour are the door not only to the real character of people but also to their soul. - Nicos Hadjicostis
People in every nation behave and respond according to the values and virtues upon which they were raised. We all are a product of our environment. - Sunday Adelaja
A little stupid is like a little forest fire. If you happen upon some stupid, please stomp it out before it spreads. - Quentin R. Bufogle
A great leader may be executed in the name of malevolence, yet when his followers look upon his legacy they will see not only the man who once stood, but even more will they see the ideas for which he stood. - Riley Larock
McGough: I'm sorry. I'm afraid I've caught poetry. Mr Bones: Oh really? Well, don't worry, sir - I used to suffer from short stories.McGough: Really? When?Mr Bones: Oh, once upon a time ... - Graham Chapman
Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified bulldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold.
I approach these questions unwillingly, as they are sore subjects, but no cure can be effected without touching upon and handling them. - Titus Livius
Once upon a time, there was a story. But no one to tell it. - A.D.Y. Howle
I am the prosecutor. I represent the state. I am here to present to you the evidence of a crime. Together you will weigh this evidence. You will deliberate upon it. You will decide if it proves the defendant's guilt. - Scott Turow
You speak of the good conduct of your ancestors. As your own conduct is under discussion, and not theirs, I cannot see how their former good character can at all serve your present purpose. Fortunately for our country, every man stands upon his own merit. - Stephen Decatur
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others, for one cannot be a hero without needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little. - Horace
Judgment is forced upon us by experience.
Yes, God and the politicians willing, the United States can declare peace upon the world, and win it. - Ely Culbertson
Life writes the poetry, but it will always call for witnesses and scribes alike to tattoo its echoes upon the ghosts of trees. - Ged Thompson ~Poet
We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love - Germaine de Staël
Through the heartfelt mercies of our God, God's Sunrise will break in upon us, Shining on those in the darkness, those sitting in the shadow of death, Then showing us the way, one foot at a time, down the path of peace. - Anonymous
O ye of little faith, who believe that somehow the birth of Christ is dependent upon acknowledgment in a circular from OfficeMax! - Anna Quindlen
The only way you will ever be free is when you decide you have had enough of living up to the standards other people force upon you through shame. Never wear their chains of judgment when they can’t break free of their own. - Shannon L. Alder
The element of chance in basic research is overrated. Chance is a lady who smiles only upon those few who know how to make her smile. - Hans Selye
Be not afraid of greatness: some men are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them. - William Shakespeare
There is no greater despair, than to tread with care upon ice that is already broken - Johnathan Jena
But words are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. - Lord Byron
I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for daws to peck at. - William Shakespeare
Those vibrations that we created have indeed fall upon us. Only those acts that were done in the ignorant (Self unawareness) state, that has given us reactions. - Dada Bhagwan
Every past used to be a future once upon a time - Munia Khan
Fie, fie upon her! There's language in her eye, her cheek, her lip, Nay, her foot speaks; her wanton spirits look out at every joint and motive of her body. - William Shakespeare
What we love once, we love forever. Shall there be joy in heaven over those who repent, yet no forgiveness for them upon earth?--"Wanda - Ouida
Society cannot exist unless a controlling power upon will and appetite be placed somewhere, and the less of it there is within, the more there must be without. - Edmund Burke
Knowledge. How curious that a man who closes his hand upon air so often thinks that he has a ruby within his grasp. - Idries Shah
We write or we are written upon. The whole of our lives is the clumsy attempt to wield the pen with grace. - Vincent Louis Carrella
True faith rests upon the character of God and asks no further proof than the moral perfections of the One who cannot lie. - A.W. Tozer
One thing I have asked from Jehovah- It is what I will look for- That I may dwell in the house of Jehovah all the days of my life, To gaze upon the pleasantness of Jehovah And to look with appreciation upon his temple. - New World Translation of the World Scriptures
In spite of its alluring name, the welfare state stands or falls by compulsion. It is compulsion imposed upon us with the state’s power to punish noncompliance. Once this is clear, it is equally clear that the welfare state is an evil the same as every restriction of freedom. - Wilhelm Röpke
Our happiness or misery depends upon our perception, not on the situation. - Debasish Mridha
You cannot be buried in obscurity: you are exposed upon a grand theater to the view of the world. If your actions are upright and benevolent, be assured they will augment your power and happiness. - Cyrus the Great
Yes, we need to pray for Orlando/Britain/this election/the World, but we also need to act upon it and band together to oppose Evil. - Rowan Blanchard
When one door closes another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. - Alexander Graham Bell
INJUSTICE, n. A burden which of all those that we load upon others and carry ourselves is lightest in the hands and heaviest upon the back. - Ambrose Bierce
There is only one success... to be able to spend your life in your own way, and not to give others absurd maddening claims upon it. - Christopher Morley
The person you are sleeping with signifies the value upon which you have for yourself. You are attracted to who echoes your deepest thoughts of yourself - Bridget English
Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it. - Bible
Income, that is the thing. I wish an income that will keep flowing into my purse whether I sit upon the wall or travel to far lands. - George S. Clason
The unknown characters of writing seem to be endowed with an evil of life of their own as though sentient, and fain would wrest themselves forth from the parchment and wreak mischief on whomsoever gazes upon them. - E. Hoffmann Price
If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate. - C. JoyBell C.
Some are born leaders, some achieve leadership, and some have leadership thrust upon them. Which of these are you, or would you rather not bother? - Maurice Flanagan
I, a woman, find wearing high heels agreeable only on the very rare occasion that (1) I will be ferried between destinations upon a palanquin or (2) I am going to a cocktail party and, at five feet two, don't want to spend the evening discussing the latest movies with somebody's nipples. - Lauren Collins
The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children. - Euripides
Supongo que en una mujer, hasta el odio es una forma del amor. - Yasunari Kawata
Democracies are indeed slow to make war, but once embarked upon a martial venture are equally slow to make peace and reluctant to make a tolerable, rather than a vindictive, peace. - Reinhold Niebuhr
I realized that all my life, my values were based upon typical middle-class American values: hard work, doing good, living well, owning things, following the rules & being the best I can be... but God clearly says, "those are not MY values. I value justice, mercy & humility. - John Green
Our safety, our liberty, depends upon preserving the Constitution of the United States as our fathers made it inviolate. The people of the United States are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. - Abraham Lincoln
Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Falsehood often lurks upon the tongue of him, who, by self-praise, seeks to enhance his value in the eyes of others. - Arnold Bennett
Your fear of death is but the trembling of the shepherd when he stands before the king whose hand is to be laid upon him in honour. - Kahlil Gibran
it is very tempting, when you talk about the events of the past, to impose clarity and order upon what had neither one nor the other. - René Daumal
RETALIATION, n. The natural rock upon which is reared the Temple of Law. - Ambrose Bierce
Lord Ronald said nothing; he flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions. - Stephen Leacock
Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this son of York, And all the clouds that loured upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried. - William Shakespeare
Folly plots a fool's death from the moment they become friends. Wisdom bestows blessings upon a wise man from the moment they wed. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Life is a Canvas. Every action of ours is a stroke of paint and at the end, how beautiful our painting is will depend upon all our strokes, all our Actions.- - RVM
Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest. - Euripides
The American, by nature, is optimistic. He is experimental, an inventor and a builder who builds best when called upon to build greatly. - John F. Kennedy
Our past is the forge upon which we are hardened and tempered, to prepare us for the present. We are like a fine blade that must be hammered into shape before it can be ready to make its finest cuts. - Larry Atchley Jr.
All we think about in the cycle of violence is men. If we miss the oestrogen factor we cannot solve the cycle of violence. We cannot bring peace to the world unless we hold women accountable and morally responsible, particularly for their attacks upon children. - Stefan Molyneux
Private property and free trade stand on exactly the same footing, both being essential and indivisible parts of liberty, both depending upon rights, which no body of men, whether called governments or anything else, can justly take from the individual. - Auberon Herbert
Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think. - Dale Carnegie
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds upon the heel that crushes it. - Mark Twain
Gaze upon others with eyes of love. - Debasish Mridha
The Master said, A true gentleman is one who has set his heart upon the Way. A fellow who is ashamed merely of shabby clothing or modest meals is not even worth conversing with.(Analects 4.9) - Confucius
They camped that night on the foreplain at the foot of a talus slope and the murder that had been reckoned upon took place. - Cormac McCarthy
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer. - Abraham Lincoln
Look upon good books; they are true friends, that will neither flatter nor dissemble: be you but true to yourself...and you shall need no other comfort nor counsel. - Francis Bacon
I need no warrant for being, and no word of sanction upon my being. I am the warrant and the sanction. - Ayn Rand
I believe that God left certain drugs growing naturally upon our planet to help speed up and facilitate our evolution. - Bill Hicks
The MistakeHe left his pants upon a chair:She was a widow, so she said:But he was apprehended, bare,By one who rose up from the dead. - Theodore Roethke
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. - Edgar Allan Poe
If one religion were 'true,' we would expect to see, even if only once in all of recorded history, a religious missionary that had stumbled upon a culture that shared the same revelations brought forth by the same deity. - David G. McAfee
Esoteric things progress not according to time, but by activity, they can be slow or quick, depending upon the efforts made. - Belsebuub
If a man is to shed the light of the sun upon other men, he must first of all have it within himself. - Romain Rolland
I will sail upon a sea of light,My guide above and below the stars.My heart for you is in flightAnd I shall come to you in your arms this night - Levon Peter Poe
Every person is a star; it just depends upon how close you are to him, that you realize his true potential and power. - Rupali Rajopadhye Rotti
For walk where we will, we tread upon some story. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
The Christian should work as if all depended upon him, and pray as if it all depended upon God. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
If lighthouse becomes a burning candle, flickered upon ocean's insanity.Your sailing heart there anchors to handle the obsessed breeze towards sand dune's vanity. - Munia Khan
You need your Anger to fuel youYou need your Rage to control youand you need your Heart to constrain youOnce you have achieved that, you will be the closest thing to an Immortal Invincible being, that has Ever walked upon this earth. - Faruk DML
Fear melts like ice when we allow love's divine light to shine upon our ignorance. - Soul Dancer
In history, as elsewhere, fools rush in, and the angels may perhaps be forgiven if rather than tread in those treacherous paths they tread upon the fools instead. - G.R. Elton
the fact that every people feel itself threatened by the others gives the state it's definite unifying powers; it depends upon the instinct of self-preservation of society itself; the latent external crisis enables it to get the upper hand in internal crises - Martin Buber
A generation of men is like a generation of leaves; the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases. - Homer
And dreams in their development have breath, And tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy; They leave a weight upon our waking thoughts, They take a weight from off our waking toils, They do divide our being. - Lord Byron
No one can control his own opinion or his own belief. My belief was forced upon me by my surroundings. I am the product of all circumstances that have in any way touched me. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Elizabeth served herself to Vlad upon the Lazy Susan (Susan wasn’t lazy. She was actually dead." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
Why should we think upon things that are lovely Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings. - William James
I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels. - Pearl S. Buck
Our mission is not to impose our peculiar institutions upon other nations by physical force or diplomatic treachery but rather by internal peace and prosperity to solve the problem of self-government and reconcile democratic freedom with national stability. - Benjamin Harrison
I believe there are few whose view of life has not been affected by the stern or kindly influences of their early childhood, which threw them in upon themselves in timidity and reserve, or drew them out in genial confidence and sympathy with their fellow creatures.
LUMINARY, n. One who throws light upon a subject; as an editor by not writing about it. - Ambrose Bierce
I know indeed what evil I intend to do,but stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury,fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils. - Euripides
A politician is an arse upon which everybody has sat except a man
So rapid is the flight of dreams upon the wings of imagination. - Alexandre Dumas
The natural ambition of woman is through marriage to climb up, leaning upon a man; but those days are gone. You shall be great without the help of any man, just as you are. - Swami Vivekananda
Sometimes the dustiest cover hides the best book. Sometimes the best cup is chipped. - Once upon a time Belle
And see the peaceful trees extendtheir myriad leaves in leisured dance—they bear the weight of sky and cloudupon the fountain of their veins. - Kathleen Raine
Most writers deserve the reputation posterity has bestowed upon them: You can’t for long conceal the toxic spots on your character—Philip Larkin is Exhibit A—nor can you conceal your dignity, your humanism, your regard for veracity and freedom. - William Giraldi
The sun shall always rise upon a new day and there shall always be a rose garden within me. Yes, there is a part of me that is broken, but my broken soil gives way to my wild roses. - C. JoyBell C.
If the teachings of the early Christians changed Rome and the entire Roman Empire, we can’t point to any great change that the teachings coming from our pulpits today are producing upon our world in general - Sunday Adelaja
Children are notoriously curious about everything, everything except... the things people want them to know. It then remains for us to refrain from forcing any kind of knowledge upon them, and they will be curious about everything. - Floyd Dell
Climb upon the hates, and build upon the loves. - Anthony Liccione
In your clothes avoid too much gaudiness; do not value yourself upon an embroidered gown; and remember that a reasonable word, or an obliging look, will gain you more respect than all your fine trappings. - Sir George Savile
No nation is fit to sit in judgement upon any other nation. - Woodrow Wilson
I did not fear that I might tread upon a live rail and be killed. I feared something far more intangible-doing what was not contemplated by the Machine. Then I said to myself, Man is the measure, and I went, and after many visits I found an opening. - E.M. Forster
If you're lost and aloneOr you're sinking like a stoneCarry on...May your past be the soundOf your feet upon the groundCarry on - Fun
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
I love her, but every hug leaves bullet holes in my chest. Every kiss is another scar upon my flesh. Every thrust, every touch, every moan that escapes her lips...they are famine to my soul, and I still can't let her go. - Hubert Martin
Having seen all of their fathers and husbands walk out the door[...], each woman understood most completely the nature of women's interconnectedness. Being reliant upon only women also had meant that the particulars of problem solving were addressed in ways known to women and using women's methods. - Tracey Lindberg
The exaltation and happiness of any community, goes hand in hand with the knowledge possessed by the people, when applied to laudable ends; whereupon we can exclaim like the wise man; righteousness exalteth a nation; for righteousness embraces knowledge and knowledge is power. - Joseph Smith Jr.
... if one hasn't been through, as our people mercifully did not go through, the horrors of an occupation by a foreign power, you have no right to pronounce upon what a country does, which has been through all that. - Anthony Eden
One should not be obstinate even in worldly interaction. If you are obstinate with a ‘collector’, what will he do? He will throw you in jail. So then what will happen if you are obstinate with God? God won’t put you in jail, but his happiness upon you will break (will go away). - Dada Bhagwan
I can be alone without being lonely. In fact, those times of solitude are necessary respite for a beleaguered soul, set upon by the pressures of life. I need to take whatever moments I can to just be still. - Steve Goodier
If we can widen the range of experiences beyond what we as individuals have encountered, if we can draw upon the experiences of others who've had to confront comparable situations in the past, then - although there are no guarantees - our chances of acting wisely should increase proportionately. - Edward Hallett Carr
He turned his gaze upon her, and their eyes not only met, the pupils shook hands, exchanged business cards, and sat down for tea together. - John Moore
This was the perfect day of his childhood. This the day to shape the days upon. - Cormac McCarthy
He that lives upon hope will die fasting. - Benjamin Franklin
Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history; it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages. - Auguste Rodin
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.
Dreams are deformed reflections of ourselves - less stable and more ungraspable than we are, upon which we in our turn assume the right to reflect upon and to determine. - Roger Caillois
Angels do walk among us. Sometimes the only thing we may not see are the wings resting upon their backs. - Molly Friedenfeld
Noah got a word from God then built upon that word. Then when the storm came he stood on what he built according to the word of God! - Joe Joe Dawson
GOD will never disregard or turn away sincere prayers from those who diligently seek Him and humbly call upon His Name. - Errol Anthony Smythe
You must write every single day of your life... You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads... may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world. - Ray Bradbury
There is a graceless human tendency to wish upon others the ills visited upon oneself. Instead of pointing successors towards short cuts, you relish seeing them clambering through identical hoops. - Michela Wrong
CORPORAL, n. A man who occupies the lowest rung of the military ladder. Fiercely the battle raged and, sad to tell, Our corporal heroically fell! Fame from her height looked down upon the brawl And said: "He hadn't very far to fall." Giacomo Smith - Ambrose Bierce
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head. - Bible
Everything in here is eatable. I'm eatable, but that my children is called cannibalism, and is frowned upon in most societies.
Thus Carol hit upon the tragedy of old age, which is not that it is less vigorous than youth, but that it is not needed by youth... - Sinclair Lewis
Earth should suspect a man who has no tears of compassion and eject into the outer space until he learns humility. Outer space and death might be of the same origin, where one chances upon egolessness just before lifelessness. Earth only asks for egolessness. - Adam Kovacevic
Ego is the central figure of our personal history, based upon the past and looking into the future. Ego is the deepest dream of the Consciousness. - Frank Wanderer
Creativity is contagious. And so is banality. Criticism is an art in itself. Don’t let the dullness around destroy the creativity within. T.S. Eliot said, honest criticism and sensitive appreciation is directed not upon the poet but upon the poetry. Good to remember… - Elif Shafak
Misunderstandings are a normal part of life, and the outcomes of these depend upon how we choose to react to them. - C. JoyBell C.
To forgive is not for the sole sake of relieving another of their guilt, but rather for the sake of the soul that had been perpetrated upon! - DC Gunnersen
There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away. - Henry Ward Beecher
Tumble me down, and I will sitUpon my ruines (smiling yet:)Teare me to tatters; yet I'le bePatient in my necessitie.Laugh at my scraps of cloathes, and shunMe, as a fear'd infection:Yet scarre-crow-like I'le walk as one,Neglecting thy derision. - Robert Herrick
The pains we inflict upon ourselves hurt most of all. - Sophocles
Knowledge refined from experience becomes a weight upon wisdom when its driving purpose is solely selfish. - Hiyamedia
Beauty depends on the unseen, the visible upon the invisible - Elizabeth Brundage
We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. - Philip Pullman
Maybe in the future when life sees that we are ready for love we will meet up or stumble upon each other and it will ignite the light inside of us that we are craving right now. - Alex Guidroz
Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can't be counted upon to provide it - Herman Cain
If our greatest fear is to sink away alone and unremembered, the brutality that time will inflict upon each of us will always run stronger than any river's murky waves. - Miguel Syjuco
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. - Samuel Johnson
Every year, if not every day, we have to wager our salvation upon some prophecy based upon imperfect knowledge. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Ye are the light of the world. A city set upon a hill cannot be hid. - Bible
Once upon a timeI fell in loveLost myselfAnd find another one. - Arzum Uzun
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
Choose your pleasures for yourself, and do not let them be imposed upon you. - Lord Chesterfield
All other creatures look down toward the earth, but man was given a face so that might turn his eyes toward the stars and his gaze upon the sky. - Ovid
I had a dream, which seemed so real,I was King of the world, so full of appeal,Upon waking I found I wasn't alone,In a kingdom called Home, sitting on a throne. - Omar Kiam
Moonlight drifts from overA hundred thousand milesTo fall upon a cemeteryIt reads a hundred epitaphsAnd then smiles at a nest ofBaby owls - Richard Brautigan
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance. - Abraham Lincoln
Put off this sloth,' the master said, 'for shame!Sitting on feather-pillows, lying reclined Beneath the blanket is no way to fame -Fame, without which man's life wastes out of mind, Leaving on earth no more memorialThan foam in water or smoke upon the wind - Dante Alighieri
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. - Maya Angelou
MAGNETISM, n. Something acting upon a magnet. The two definitions immediately foregoing are condensed from the works of one thousand eminent scientists, who have illuminated the subject with a great white light, to the inexpressible advancement of human knowledge. - Ambrose Bierce
Dedicate your life to solitude and mortify your members which are upon the earth. - Compton Gage
Lollypop...the passion contained merely kissesplaced upon lips, neck and cheekthese young lovers of the castleof which our fairytale speaks... - Muse
The environment acts more strongly upon the individual life the less fixed and strong this individual life may be. - Maria Montessori
If you don't have solid beliefs you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon. - Alfred A. Montapert
Relationship depends upon how strong efforts you make to carry it forward. easiest thing is to step back and change the track, choose now. - Himmilicious
And even if you cared what they had to say, would you act upon their opinions and create your life from it? No. Than stop replaying their toxic words in your head, it's no good for your being and start doing the things that once made you, you. - Nikki Rowe
We can do away with ignorance, if we take it upon ourselves to encourage each other to use our intelligence. - Unarine Ramaru
It isn't the incompetent who destroy an organization. It is those who have achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up.
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
You haven't rewarded evil unto them who were at peace with you; nor you have delivered them that without cause is your enemy. But they want to tread down your soul upon the earth, and lay your honour in the dust. - Compton Gage
Sometimes relationships aren’t meant to be forever. We stumble upon one another to learn, to love, to appreciate and become who we’re supposed to be. - Dominic Riccitello
History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
However many holy words you read, However many you speak, What good will they do you, If you do not act upon them?
Set yourself ablaze. Allow your light to shine upon others without fear. When you radiate from within, others cannot dampen your fire. - Rita Johansen
A sense of his own identity came upon him with sudden force, and he felt the power of it. He was himself, and he knew what he had been. - John Williams
Once upon a time, is how stories begin... - N'Zuri Za Austin
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in. - Abraham Lincoln
Let no feeling of discouragement preyupon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed. - Abraham Lincoln
There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water. - Kate Chopin
Before all else, we seek, upon our common labor as a nation, the blessings of Almighty God. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Let today be the day you love yourself enough to no longer just dream of a better life; let it be the day you act upon it. - Steve Maraboli
PASSPORT, n. A document treacherously inflicted upon a citizen going abroad, exposing him as an alien and pointing him out for special reprobation and outrage. - Ambrose Bierce
So this is my cue of where to leave you. Now it's your story to retell and pass on. Because an idea is only relevant if it's being thought upon. So remember, never surrender.'Cause the unrelenting constancy of love and hope will rescue and restore from any scope. - Thomas Dutton
We think to dance, and dance in thought. But to hibernate in the mind, is to bring upon us an apocalypse of the Soul. - Ilyas Kassam
a politician is an arse uponwhich everyone has sat except a man - E.E. Cummings
Calling upon the angels when we are in need, helps the angels fulfill their heavenly mission. We are truly co-creators with them. - Eileen Anglin
Time isn't just a fleeting thing. It never moves forward without engraving it's mark upon the heart.
The person you are sleeping with signifies the value upon which you have for yourself. You are attracted to who reflects your deepest vision of yourself - Bridget English
In not a single one of these little campaigns was I victorious. In other words, in each case, I personally failed, but I have lived to see the thesis upon which I was operating vindicated. And what I very often say is that I’ve lived to see my lost causes found. - Pauli Murray
Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon which your reason and your judgment wage war against passion and your appetite. - Kahlil Gibran
Everything will turn into a ruin, even your beliefs will turn into a ruin! There will be no more believers from your belief, there will be only the viewers around your belief, watching this belief of once upon a time, and now just a ruin! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Happiness depends upon ourselves. - Aristotle
Take all that you can of this book upon reason, and the balance on faith, and you will live and die a happier man. (When a skeptic expressed surprise to see him reading a Bible) - Abraham Lincoln
The condition upon which God has given liberty to man is eternal vigilance.
If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again! it had a dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour! - William Shakespeare
Time has its own secrets, so it is best to wait upon it untill it tells. - Morgan Chabane
In the physical ascension one sees the signs upon the horizons; in the spiritual ascension one sees the signs within himself. - Shaykh 'Abd al-Karim al-Jili
Work as if everything depended upon work and pray as if everything depended upon prayer. - William Booth
Order is the shape upon which beauty depends. - Pearl Buck
This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four. - Mark Twain
Look with favour upon a bold beginning. - Virgil
Knowing beauty is not what can be described but felt, upon looking at something beautiful. - Benjamin Meadows
When you take a stand against injustice inflicted upon innocent people, there will be those who will hate you for it. - Ellen J. Barrier
GORGON, n. The Gorgon was a maiden bold Who turned to stone the Greeks of old That looked upon her awful brow. We dig them out of ruins now, And swear that workmanship so bad Proves all the ancient sculptors mad. - Ambrose Bierce
I looked with chameleon eyes upon the changing face of the world, looked with anonymous vision upon my uncompleted self. - Anais Nin
To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect and their oneness, and should insist upon choosing as their representatives only such persons as are good and true. - Mahatma Gandhi
Prayer is the key that opens heaven; the favors we ask descend upon us the very instant our prayers ascend to God. - Augustine of Hippo
An aged man is but a paltry thing,A tattered coat upon a stick, unlessSoul clap its hands and sing, and louder singFor every tatter in its mortal dress - W.B. Yeats
Grief embraced him and welcomed him back, showering tears upon his arrival. - Faraaz Kazi
If they love they know not why, they hate upon no better ground, they hate upon no better a ground. - William Shakespeare
Then I will speak upon the ashes. - Sojourner Truth
And he took her in his arms and kissed her under the sunlit sky, and he cared not that they stood high upon the walls in the sight of many. - J.R.R. Tolkien
What manner of mind considers this holy estate [pregnancy] which women are privileged by the Almighty to attain as a slur upon the social conscience? - Grantly Dick-Read
You have a choice, you either give it your best, or alternative you give up. Don't look back upon your life with regret, make the changes you want and make them now!". - Darren Housley
America is not a mere body of traders; it is a body of free men. Our greatness-built upon freedom-is moral, not material. we have a great ardor for gain; but we have a deep passion for the rights of man. - Woodrow Wilson
I met a man; broken as can be, A smile upon his face; no shoes upon his feet,He said one thing " young one , you listen clear"The choices you make now; will always reappear,Live to your heart but do wrong to none,Because when your old like me; you'll remember all you have done. - Nikki Rowe
We wait upon finite minds to validate infinite things— this is evidence of human stupidity. - C. JoyBell C.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping. - Jonathan Swift
Upon first glance I felt a sense of familiarity with you. Like we had been down this road a thousand times before, why I felt this with a complete stranger I am yet to know but I trust further down the road our chance meeting will make perfect sense. - Nikki Rowe
Whenever you come upon a free supply of high-quality corn, provided unexpectedly right there in the middle of the forest, be careful! The people who put it there are probably sitting nearby in a stand, just waiting to take a shot at you. Keep your eyes and ears open! - James C. Dobson
Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself. - Roy Bennett
Butterfly upon my hand, A voice of wonder within my mind, not my own but the butterfly's. - Jazz Feylynn
He did not care upon what terms he satisfied his passion. He had even a mad, melodramatic idea to drug her. - W. Somerset Maugham
Now is the dramatic moment of fate, Watson, when you hear a step upon the stair which is walking into your life, and you know not whether for good or ill. - Arthur Conan Doyle
But here steps in Satan, the eternal rebel, the first freethinker and the emancipator of worlds. He makes man ashamed of his bestial ignorance and obedience; he emancipates him, stamps upon his brow the seal of liberty and humanity, in urging him to disobey and eat of the fruit of knowledge. - Mikhail Bakunin
We all have a vision, a dream to hope for. Some chase it and some wish upon it.. Who do you think, wins? the chaser finds ways to create it, regardless of the fight, the wisher finds way to excuse it, because courage doesn't fill their hearts. - Nikki Rowe
A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the world."[Speech upon being awarded the Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels (Peace Prize of the German Book Trade), Frankfurt Book Fair, October 12, 2003] - Susan Sontag
The moist star, upon whose influence Neptune's empire stands. - William Shakespeare
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. a - Martha Washington
Roads remain the essential network of the non-virtual world. They are the infrastructure upon which almost all other infrastructure depends. They are the paths of human endeavor. - Ted Conover
Even after making up one's mind to the sacrifices Ihad decided upon, there is always left a trace of envyfor those who have triumphed in the melancholystruggle for literary supremacy - Paul Bourget
When we try to focus our thought upon One who is pure uncreated being we may see nothing at all, for He dwelleth in light that no man can approach unto. Only by faith and love are we able to glimpse Him as He passes by our shelter in the cleft of the rock. - A.W. Tozer
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