Quotation Explorer - 'Uses'

The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides. - Artur Schnabel
The written word is all that stands between memory and oblivion. Without books as our anchors, we are cast adrift, neither teaching nor learning. They are windows on the past, mirrors on the present, and prisms reflected all possible futures. Books are lighthouses erected on the dark sea of time. - Greg Weisman
As was the case for Nobel's own invention of dynamite, the uses that are made of increased knowledge can serve both beneficial and potentially harmful ends. Increased knowledge clearly implies increased responsibility. - Nicolaas Bloembergen
I’m a reader who uses fiction as a way of worrying about life. - Lorin Stein
Any religion which uses the words such as hell, fire, curse, burning, amputating can never be a religion of love because a religion of love must only use the language of love, must only use only the sweet words of affection, not the words of darkness and torture! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You can make excuses and you can make money, but you cannot make both. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
It is not what they built. It is what they knocked down.It is not the houses. It is the spaces between the houses.It is not the streets that exist. It is the streets that no longer exist. - James Fenton
One of the main reasons and excuses behind every religious failure is a FALSE PROMISE. - M.F. Moonzajer
All these uses a valid; all these reading of the book are "correct". For all these readers have placed themselves inside this story, not as spectators, but as participants, and so have looked at the world of Ender's Game, not with my eyes only, but also with their own. - Orson Scott Card
I could go to a dozen houses, scrape away the dirt, and find his footprints, but my own prints evaporated before I ever looked back. - Brenda Sutton Rose
The grey of a bitter, starved-looking morning. The town like a mortally wounded creature, torn by shells, gashed open by bombs. Dead streets - streets of death - death in streets and their houses; yet people still able to sleep and still sleeping. - Radclyffe Hall
People who gives excuses of lack of growth simply don’t know how to apply the principle of increase is practically inevitable. - Sunday Adelaja
I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me. - Robert Heinlein
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
Lets not use obstacles as excuses for not achieving our dreams, use them as signs that the dream is worth it. - Steven Aitchison
No civilization can thrive or survive if it refuses to adapt or change. - Debasish Mridha
As an entrepreneur you own your business, you expand your brand, you increase your impact, you live with no excuses, and you enjoy your intentional growth daily. - Farshad Asl
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses. - William Arthur Ward
Be an advocate for the people and causes important to you, using the most powerful tool only you have—your personal stories. - John Capecci and Timothy Cage
Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble. - John Barrymore
Dreams, goals, ambitions - these are the stuff man uses for fuel. - L. Ron Hubbard
It’s not the situation -the action that does matter, situations produce excuses, where the actions -the results. - Praveen Chenna
Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
Fame, girls, fast cars, penthouses and what not; the whole problem is because everyone wants the same things from life. - Daya Kudari
Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect. - Euripides
Not only must the most privileged feel they are brothers and sisters of the most destitute, but the most destitute must feel as well that something within them makes them equal to the greatest sages and geniuses. - Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire. - Aristotle
Steady faith is stronger than destiny. Destiny is the result of causes, mostly accidental, and is therefore loosely woven. Confidence and good hope will overcome it easily. - Nisargadatta Maharaj
Nature already uses the language of mathematics, so why not work with the environment instead of against it. We need to start mimicking the mathematical logic that occurs in the landscape, identify existing systems, and out of those concepts create new ones. - Yafreisy Carrero
I've dropped my pebble in the ocean, and hopefully; throughout the course of the day; millions of others will drop theirs in too. No single one of us knows which pebble causes the wave to crest, but each of us, quite rightly, believes that it might be ours; an act of faith. - Michael J. Fox
The main causes for divorceare marriages. - A.J. Beirens
A child's hand in yours -- what tenderness and power it arouses. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength.
Tolerating a wrong attitude toward another person causes you to follow the spirit of the devil, no matter how saintly you are. - Oswald Chambers
But the culture-vultures and the intellectual snobs, and the self-appointed guardians of the Muses, often frighten off the average person from the free development of this appetite. - Sydney J. Harris
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated. - Friedrich Nietzsche
In the great glasshouses streaming with condensation, the children in mourning-dress beheld marvels. - Arthur Rimbaud
Part of what psychedelics do is they decondition you from cultural values. This is what makes it such a political hot potato. Since all culture is a kind of con game, the most dangerous candy you can hand out is one which causes people to start questioning the rules of the game. - Terence McKenna
You are God's chisel; it is you He uses to create masterpieces. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A shining star will never lose it's luster, because Christ causes it to shine! - Anita R. Sneed-Carter
In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love. - Masashi Kishimoto
La santé est une propriété permanente, potentiellement mesurable par la capacité de l'individu à se remettre des agressions, qu'elles soient chimiques, physiques, infectieuses, psychologiques ou sociales. - J. Ralph Audy
We can't expect to solve problems if all we do is tear each other down. You can disagree with a certain policy without demonizing the person who espouses it. - Barack Obama
For a very long time everybody refuses and then almost without a pause almost everybody accepts. - Gertrude Stein
Abundant evidence exists to prove that we are continually creating excuses to explain why we do not reach our goals. - Andrea Goeglein
The divine is always abominable."Houses Under The Sea - Caitlín R. Kiernan
You talked over the tour guide who pointed to houses and windows. Showing us where people had lived and died and other people now stayed in their place. Just like a broken heart." - Adieu - Kate Chisman
Winning requires a crystal clear vision, relentless passion and complete dedication with No Excuses. - Farshad Asl
To paraphrase Paul, God often uses the cheesy to confound the sophisticated. He regularly honors those who are confused about his leading as if they have nailed it. - Mark Galli
Pride, willfulness, and rebellion against what is written are the causes of the Bible being hard to understand. The hard part, then, is not understanding with the mind, but being willing to obey what he does not want to obey. If a person could not understand the truth, he could not reject it. - Finis Jennings Dake
We have to be honest about what we want and take risks rather than lie to ourselves and make excuses to stay in our comfort zone. - Roy Bennett
Limited money and family obligations have never stopped a man who really wanted to do something, although they provide excuses for a man who is not really up to the creative challenge in the first place. Find out today whether you are willing to do what it takes. - David Deida
Vulnerability brings honesty. We become most honest with ourselves when we are faced with real fear around a situation or an outcome. Yet many still stay in their comfort zone, listening to their own excuses and lies. - Tony Curl
It says a lot about Sandberg’s brand of feminism that this campaign focuses on policing language rather than bringing attention to important issues that have real impact on women and girls - Jessica Roy
By reflecting a little on this subject I am almost convinced that those numberless small Circuses we see on the moon are the works of the Lunarians and may be called their Towns. - William Herschel
People make one happy, not houses? I do not think so. Houses are more to be trusted than people. - Elizabeth Aston
True friends are to people what lighthouses are to ships. No matter how stormy it gets, they stay put and light our way. - Julie-Anne
The idea that Love Must Be Tough dictates that we be willing to set another person free- even if it causes us great pain to let go. When we do this, we maximize the chances that that loved one will not leave, because the cage door has been opened and self-respect has been affirmed. - James Dobson
I have fallen behind time, and am too old to catch it again. Even the noise it makes a long way ahead confuses me. - Chareles Dickens
that which deludes you to be unhappy can be overpowered by another delusion that causes greater unhappiness - Devdutt Pattanaik
In your country and mine we should have the privilege of making fun of this kind of morality, but it would be unkind to do it here.Many of these people have the reasoning faculty, but no one uses it in religious matters. - Mark Twain
We need more windows for the houses. And for men, more reason! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us. - Michel Foucault
Goths do not hate the world. They just learned to accept the world that refuses to understand them. - enna snow
Oh,' said a very white body as it threw a wrist watch to the ground which broke without attracting anyone's attention, 'Oh, how can anyone not love poetry, natural machines, large white houses, the brilliance of steel, crimes and wild passions? - Robert Desnos
Because everyone uses language to talk, everyone thinks they can talk about language. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
be the rain that causes the rainbow this means, tell someone the hard truth to change their life for the better. - Mya Waechtler
By acquiescing in an act that causes such suffering to a living creature, who among us is not diminished? - Rachel Carson
Success belong to the man who refuses to fair failure. - Sunday Adelaja
If something you did causes failure, shouldn't the exact opposite of what you did bring success? - Jessica Brody
If a friend starts behaving silly because you bother him so much, don't worry, you're not the first person, he has got a sting in his stomach, an hunger that causes an epidemic hatred. - Michael Bassey Johnson
This imbalance causes resentments within the over-responsible and dependency with the irresponsible person and this dynamic becomes the destructive life-pattern not conducive to happy families. - David W. Earle
Change occurs when excuses pivot to execution. - Ryan Lilly
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses and start making changes. - Roy Bennett
There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.
You cannot stop the soul who refuses to surrender. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well. - Eugene Ionesco
Every man who refuses to accept the conditions of life sells his soul. - Charles Baudelaire
Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight. - Johnny Cash
If excitement is a mechanism our Creator uses for His own amusement, love is something that belongs to us alone and enables us to flee the Creator. Love is our freedom. Love lies beyond "Es Muss sein! - Milan Kundera
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is. - Albert Camus
Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled. - Wu Ting-Fang
A circumstance is not easy to come by and when it does, there are causes behind it. Therefore I do those things which bring an end to all the causes. - Dada Bhagwan
Are you one of those people who uses words more for the sound than for the sense of them? - Dean Koontz
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it. - Rabindranath Tagore
I sense an insatiable demand for connectivity. Maybe all these people have discovered important uses for the Internet. Perhaps some of them feel hungry for a community that our real neighborhoods don't deliver. At least a few must wonder what the big deal is. - Clifford Stoll
Writers write. Everyone else makes excuses. - Jack M. Bickham
...a third [of three] had died in his bunk of natural causes--for a dagger in the heart quite naturally ends one's life. - R.A. Salvatore
A liar only uses the truth when they want their lies to sound truthful. - Al David
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. - Eric Hoffer
All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems. - Shelley Winters
To trust immediate intuitions rather than collective examination that is rational, careful, and intelligent is not wisdom: it is the presumption of an old man who refuses to believe that the great world outside his village is any different from the one that he has always known. - Carlo Rovelli
We can bring peace in the world, not by eliminating violence in the world, but by finding the causes of violence and by preventing those from infecting the society. - Debasish Mridha
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left. - Oscar Levant
A wise human’s life contains several journeys among several experiences, each of them takes him/her to a new level of wisdom in which makes him/her refuses to return to how he/she was before that experience. - Sameh Elsayed
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is. - Albert Camus
RedheadAll over the houseStrands of copper hairLike filaments from a cobwebCollect.If you and IWere ever to part— For months, perhaps years,I’d be combing out,Brushing or picking upStrands of significance,Traces of youIn my life - John Geddes
There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things. - William Shakespeare
When the devil wants to punish his worshippers, he uses the trick of karma. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It is not what happens to us that causes our pain and suffering, it is our thinking pattern and perception of our experiences that create our reality and contribute to our well-being or suffering - Renee Cefalu
This is also the case with our disease-care system: it focuses on treating symptoms as if they were root causes, and as a result, it tends to choose interventions that completely ignore the true root causes and thus make it highly likely that symptoms will reappear. - T. Colin Campbell
We keep on being told that religion, whatever its imperfections, at least instills morality. On every side, there is conclusive evidence that the contrary is the case and that faith causes people to be more mean, more selfish, and perhaps above all, more stupid. - Christopher Hitchens
We don't rise to the level of our abilities, we fall to the level of our excuses - Peter James
If something happens that causes you Pain, remind yourself that you can’t get the Rainbow without a little Rain. - RVM
Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like a toad, though ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in its head. - William Shakespeare
Chris book focuses on the author’s strong belief- America is only one generation away from new heights of greatness. - Chris Salamone
It always amazes me how people in Europe and the United States can be so indifferent to the speeches of their chancellor or president, for these worlds from the top can be a wind sock for what might happen next. - Paul Rusesabagina
Failure is a fuel for excuses. - Jet Li
Big houses are not build by big or powerful men but rather by ambitious and determined men. Their achievements make them big/powerful men - Amen Muffler
When money talks, nobody notices what grammar it uses. - Anonymous
Epic fails are just dramatic pauses to build up intensity of epic awesomeness emerging. - Janna Cachola
Pride refuses to be taught. Humility refuses not to be - Brad Lomenick
Giving up doesn't make you a quiter, a loser or a failure.It makes you wise enough to stop holding on to what refuses to be held.Hence i say, letting go hurts,but holding on to what is no longer therehurts even more. - Nomthandazo Tsembeni
A writer uses his pen as a gun to kill readers. - Debasish Mridha
Poetry in the dark of the night you are my torch.Poetry makes you believe in the freedom in your own home.Poetry causes the increase of the human race.Poetry ennobles the spirit of man.Poetry is like a noble fragrance that caresses your soul.Poetry is the royal essence of beauty. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. - Scott Adams
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence. - Albert Einstein
If something happens that causes you Pain, remind yourself that you can’t get the Rainbow without a little Rain.-RVM - R.v.m.
He reflected deeply, until this feeling completely overwhelmed him and he reached a point where he recognized causes; for to recognize causes, it seemed to him, is to think, and through thought along feelings become knowledge and are not lost, but become real and being to mature. - Hermann Hesse
I felt despair. Though it seems to me now there's two kinds of it: the sort that causes a person to surrender and then the sort I had which made me take risks and make plans. - Erica Eisdorfer
If you can overcome the occasional angst, you may have the chance to see some interesting things, perhaps the same things the tour buses bring people to see, but purified by solitude, if you will. In any case, do not stay in the hotel room. That is the only place you are vulnerable. - James Salter
Some people come into your life like a flower. She fills your heart with love, amuses your mind with her beauty, and leaves you with enduring joy because she once touched your life. - Debasish Mridha
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had. - Sir Francis Bacon
Love is suffering only when one refuses to love. - Marty Rubin
The little dove, in her nest, in my kitchen window, still awake, all scared, waiting for the storm to pass and we humans are sleeping peacefully, believing that our concrete houses will save us... - Nauman Khan
Our government, media houses, schools, must focus on creating a new culture in our society. A culture of work. A culture of labour. A culture of diligence. A culture of hard work. A culture of perseverance. A culture of persistence. A culture of DIGNITY OF LABOUR. - Sunday Adelaja
A strong person can find a thousand ways to make it work; A weak person can find a thousand excuses why it will not. - Andrea L'Artiste
Things which are accidentally the causes either of hope or fear are called good or evil omens. - Baruch Spinoza
People think that epilepsy is divine simply because they don't have any idea what causes epilepsy. But I believe that someday we will understand what causes epilepsy, and at that moment, we will cease to believe that it's divine. And so it is with everything in the universe - Hippocrates
I am certain that a novelist is someone who attributes a different reality-value to the characters and events of his story than to those of 'real' life. A novelist is someone who confuses his own life with that of his characters. - Alain Robbe-Grillet
Life is sacred"? Who said so? God? Hey, if you read history, you realize that God is one of the leading causes of death! Has been for thousands of years! Hindus, Muslims, Jews, Christians; all taking turns killing each other because God told 'em it was a good idea. - George Carlin
When someone uses the power of their love, they feel strong, courageous, and enthusiastic. - Debasish Mridha
Making excuses is not going to get me any closer to my goals. - Ali Vincent
I've accepted that I'm not going to die of natural causes, [but] getting killed 'cuz you're naturally a dick seems like natural causes to me. - Randy K. Milholland
The immature person makes excuses to avoid the responsibility of his own potential. - - Wade D. Sadlier
I don't know what's worse by number in America, the vacant houses standing, or the homeless people falling into them. - Anthony Liccione
Without your stories, without your heroes and their awesome powers, how could you explain this, this here, this incomprehensible real that ever refuses to embrace any rule, any cliché besides the intransigent, pathetic truth that we all end, that no one comes back. - Tom King
Hate is never an option for a truth seeker. It binds, stifles, constipates and causes the gears of philosophical progress to come to a grinding halt. From Fillossofee: Messages From a Grandfather - an ebook - Robert Gately
Quem pausa para admirar a beleza se torna tambem belo.(One who pauses to admire beauty becomes, himself, beautiful.) - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
I don't embrace excuses. I embrace SOLUTIONS - Jon Taffer
The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken. - Homer
One of the most deadly causes of destruction of divine destinies is when a leader is failing, but he or she does not know it. Ignorance about your role is a death plot against people's successes. - Israelmore Ayivor
It's hard for Americans to differentiate between talent and notoriety; TV confuses people. - Chuck Klosterman
Negative thoughts are the causes of all depression and all stress.Be positive; never infect your mind with negative thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
The mind uses the power of thought to win the world. - Debasish Mridha
God uses broken things. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength. It is the broken alabaster box that gives forth perfume. It is Peter, weeping bitterly, who returns to greater power than ever. - Vance Havner
God uses the flawed, the failures, and the imperfect to accomplish His perfect will. - Elizabeth George
He that is good at making excuses is seldom good at anything else. - Benjamin Franklin
What a paradox it is, the sane causes more problems than the insane! It is! The real problems of the world do not come from the insane but, the sane! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Excuses cost you more than they buy you. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars. - Bertolt Brecht
The end excuses any evil. - Sophocles
The weird thing about houses is that they almost always look like nothing is happening inside of them, even though they contain most of our lives.
P46- As long as the oppressed remain unaware of the causes of their condition, they fatalistically "accept" their exploitation. - Paulo Freire
Once art served to educate and edify, now it distracts and amuses. - James Rozoff
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties, and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul. - Joseph Addison
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered either by themselves or by others. But for the Civil War, Lincoln and Grant and Sherman and Sheridan would not have been discovered, nor have risen into notice. - Mark Twain
RHADOMANCER, n. One who uses a divining-rod in prospecting for precious metals in the pocket of a fool. - Ambrose Bierce
Because there's nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it's sent away. - Sarah Kay
A great philosophy is not one that passes final judgments and establishes ultimate truth. It is one that causes uneasiness and starts commotion.
Reality is that which refuses to go away when I stop believing in it.
Black man cleans the streets but mustn't walk freely on the pavement; Black man must build houses for the white man but cannot live in them; Black man cooks the white man's food but eats what is left over. Don't listen to anyone bluff you and say Black and white are brothers. - Es’kia Mphahlele
If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone. - Epictetus
Some people build houses, buildings. I don't. I build stories. ~ , Author - Ryan Mark
Artists and intellectuals are not he same animal. This causes a great deal of confusion. Our schools teach educate us intellectually but not artistically. We learn to deconstruct art, not construct it. - Julia Cameron
Nothing in this world is Good or Bad. Our thinking makes it so. A knife is good when a surgeon uses it to save a life & bad when a terrorist uses it to kill. - RVM
Causes for attachment are created at the very time abhorrence occurs. Familiarity (acquaintance) up to a certain point will result in attachment and if it reaches ‘ridge point’ & goes past further, it will result in abhorrence. - Dada Bhagwan
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them. - R. Buckminster Fuller
Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. - Plato
Ignorance’ (absence of Self-Knowledge) creates vibrations (causes) and ‘Knowledge’ (Self-Knowledge) stops these vibrations. - Dada Bhagwan
Bloated software causes IT stress farts. - Kevin Focke
No good friends, no bad friends; only people you want,need to be with. People who build their houses in your heart . - Stephen King
God uses imperfect people for impossible tasks - John Paul Warren
When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring. - Oscar Wilde
The choice [is} a familiar one; stop making excuses and shift [your] perspective. - Andrea Goeglein
Stop trying to change someone who does not want to change. Stop giving chances to someone who abuses your forgiveness. Stop walking back to the place where your heart ran from. Stop trusting their words and ignoring their actions. Stop breaking your own heart. - Trent Shelton
The next time, you say that you want something, watch your behavior. If you try to cop out of doing what it takes, if you hide behind excuses, if you just don’t want to do what it takes then perhaps reconsider: Is what you think you want actually something that you do in fact want? - Akiroq Brost
True friendship is as rare as twin lotuses on a single stalk. - Lauren Bjorkman
Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time. - Edwin Percy Whipple
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It's not that pink is intrinsically bad, but it is such a tiny slice of the rainbow, and, though it may celebrate girlhood in one way, it also repeatedly and firmly fuses girl's identity to appearance. - Peggy Orenstein
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes. - Roy Bennett
Intelligence arouses fear and respect, the lack of it keeps one on the narrow minded road of disrespect, stupidity and inferiority complex. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I think computer viruses should count as life ... I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image. - Stephen Hawking
I always tell my Western friends that it is best to keep your own tradition. Changing religion is not easy and sometimes causes confusion. You must value your tradition and honor your own religion. - Dalai Lama XIV
Lie to yourself if you want, but you’re not fooling me. Your excuses tell me that you didn’t really want it. - Steve Maraboli
Speaker says psychology has commandeered "everything hard" and partitioned it from Scripture with the assumption that its causes are biological - Edward T. Welch
Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics. - Fletcher Knebel
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
A good writer refuses to be socialized. He insists on his own version of things, his own consciousness. And by doing so he draws the reader's eye from its usual groove into a new way of seeing things. - Bill Barich
Houses are built brick-by-brick. HOMEs are built word-by-word. Houses don't build themselves. So YOU must build your home - Fela Durotoye
Make decisions, not excuses! - John Di Lemme
He made me question what was, when for a whole lifetime up till that moment, I accepted the world’s excuses. - Walter Mosley
Just because everybody uses language, that doesn't mean that they can write even tolerable prose. - Stephen Jones
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects. - Herman Melville
If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
Staring at the blue sky causes insomnia to occur in the human. - Steven Magee
Silence is what causes most of humanity's problems - Lauren Kate
Born into thisInto hospitals which are so expensive that it's cheaper to dieInto lawyers who charge so much it's cheaper to plead guiltyInto a country where the jails are full and the madhouses closedInto a place where the masses elevate fools into rich heroes... - Charles Bukowski
Try to look at causes and solve problems. Do not concentrate on military solutions. Do not seek military solutions. Terrorism is a political problem. Seek political solutions. Diplomacy works. - Eqbal Ahmed
Find something you love and go for it with all your heart. No excuses, no plan B. Never settle for anything less than you know you can do.It will be hard, but I promise it will be worth it. - Charlotte Eriksson
Excuses are another way of saying "I don't want to". Purpose doesn't happen without resistance. Push through the barrier. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. - Benjamin Franklin
We do not need to eat animals, wear animals, or use animals for entertainment purposes, and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure, amusement, and convenience. - Gary L. Francione
Success in writing occurs when your dreams are bigger than your excuses. - T.N. Suarez
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children. - Herodotus
To buy excuses, a person must sell his dream. - Orrin Woodward
Unhappiness is complicated and has many different causes, but happiness is simple and has only one reason. - Debasish Mridha
The rain out again, hammering the puddles full of holes, pocking the black-and-silver world with shining darkness. Rain soaks each leaf and blade of grass, bloating the lawns until they seem to roll and swell. Houses recede. The wind rises. The eyes and ears of God come down for the walk". - Mary Gatskill
Wounded parents often unintentionally inflict pain and suffering on their children and these childhood wounds causes a laundry list of maladaptive behaviors commonly called codependency. These habits restrict people to love-limiting relationships causing much unhappiness and distress. - David W. Earle
A plague o' both your houses! - William Shakespeare
What you give meaning to is what causes your emotion. Before you react know why you are giving something so much energy or fear. When you begin to understand why you give things meaning you can begin to change how you react and why you do what you do. - Shannon L. Alder
People who want to understand democracy should spend less time in the library with Aristotle and more time on the buses and in the subway. - Simeon Strunsky
Some women marry houses. - Anne Sexton
But nothing in India is identifiable, the mere asking of a question causes it to disappear and merge into something else. - E.M. Forster
THE LIGHT THAT NOW REFLECTS FROM WITHIN YOU RADIATES PURITY AND HOLINESS, WHICH CAUSES US TO BECOME A LIGHT TO THE WORLD. - Garey Gordon
When someone refuses listening to reason disaster will surely follow. - Ken Poirot
People will kill you. Over time. They will shave out every last morsel of fun in you with little, harmless sounding phrases that people uses every day, like: 'Be realistic!'"[What It Is (2009)] - Dylan Moran
If Molly had not been so entirely loyal to her friend, she might havethought this constant brilliancy a little tiresome when brought intoevery-day life; it was not the sunshiny rest of a placid lake, it wasrather the glitter of the pieces of a broken mirror, which confusesand bewilders. - Elizabeth Gaskell
He who refuses to obey cannot command. - Kenyan Proverb
Faith means I chose not to know, which is different than ignorance which refuses to know. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
No business can be made easier to do than excuses are to make. - Orrin Woodward
Anything that happens, happens. Anthing that, in happening, causes something else to happen, causes something else to happen. Anything that, in happening, causes itself to happen again, happens again. It doesn't necessarily do it in chronological order, though. - Douglas Adams
Regardless of the difficulties we may face individually, in our families, in our communities and in our nation, the old adage is still true - you can make excuses or you can make progress, but you cannot make both! - Mia Love
Despair has been called the unforgivable sin--not presumably because God refuses to forgive it but because it despairs of the possibility of being forgiven.
A woman who focuses on worshiping God will consider carefully how she is dressed, because her heart will dictate her wardrobe and appearance. - Elizabeth George
First wrong by brow-beater abuses the body of law. And the revenge of brow-beaten announces that there is no law in state. Says Bhutta - M.K. Bhutta
[Prayer] is the link between God's inexhaustible resources and people’s needs...God is the source of power, but we are the instrument He uses to link the two together. - Charles F. Stanley
Sometimes life just walks up to you, excuses itself and punches you in the face. - Mike Kunda
The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes--ah, that is where the art resides! - Arthur Schnabel
Geniuses and supergeniuses always make their own rules about sex as on everything else; they do not accept the monkey customs of their lessers. - Robert A. Heinlein
Things you might hear,Things you wanna believe,Things that aren't true,Things that people say,It's these THINGS that causes people to feel not wanted. - James Allen
Wind is on fire" - beautiful words. What causes the fire, what enhances it, and what finally extinguishes it by itself or by bringing in rainclouds, gets identified with it. Do breath and life have the same relationship with each other! - R. N. Prasher
The road that connects our thoughts to the ears of others is our tongue. What travel on this road is our word. Our action is the energy which transmits our emotions to the eyes of others and causes a great change in their minds - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Whoever uses the spirit that isin him creatively is an artist. Tomake living itself an art, that isthe goal. - Henry Miller
Excuses are a promise of repetition. - Stefan Molyneux
If the baser instinct of rampant self-preservation adamantly refuses to surrender itself to the infinitely greater call of self-sacrifice, in attempting to save our lives we will have in reality completely destroyed our lives. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I am treating you as my friend asking you share my present minuses in the hope I can ask you to share my future pluses. - Katherine Mansfield
By a curious perversity, the human mind refuses to behave itself on the occasions when it should be intensely dramatic. It was so now; the climber suddenly forgot his fears in a smile. The choir had chosen this precise moment to start the Nunc Dimittis. - Whipplesnaith
CLIO, n. One of the nine Muses. Clio's function was to preside over history -- which she did with great dignity, many of the prominent citizens of Athens occupying seats on the platform, the meetings being addressed by Messrs. Xenophon, Herodotus and other popular speakers. - Ambrose Bierce
A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little-understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise. - George Steiner
To seek "causes" of poverty in this way is to enter an intellectual dead end because poverty has no causes. Only prosperity has causes. - Jane Jacobs
The best current evidence is that media are mere vehicles that deliver instruction but do not influence student achievement any more than the truck that delivers groceries causes change in our nutrition.
The strictest law often causes the most serious wrong. - Cicero
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in everything. - William Shakespeare
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses in your life; you realize everything that happens in life is a result of the previous choice you’ve made and start making new choices to change your life. - Roy T. Bennett
The novelist uses facts to create a fiction about life. The pornographer uses sexual reality to create sexual illusion. - Marty Rubin
Excuses are great, they come in handy in life. Except when they come between a relationship. - lauren gould
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered -- either by themselves or by others. - Unknown
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common. - Denis Diderot
Leave your excuses and live your dreams! - Paul F. Davis
Sometimes, we become afraid to change because others judgment and opinions. Then, we making puerile excuses to please others, not ourselves. - Rofithah Omar
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed in them. - Henry David Thoreau
I wish in the city of your heartyou would let me be the streetwhere you walk when you are mostyourself. I imagine the houses:It has been raining, but the rainis done and the children kept homehave begun opening their doors. - Robley Wilson
Excuses are merely nails used to build a house of failure. - Habeeb Akande
Pound it out, get it done, write every day. No excuses. Kerouac said you can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club. Damn straight. You’ll sleep a lot better getting your word count in than another quick Twitter check or keeping up to date on the Kardashians. - Dan Alatorre
If we didn't have bonuses, we wouldn't have had anybody working for us.
The trick is not how much pain you feel - but how much joy you feel. Any idiot can feel pain. Life is full of excuses to feel pain, excuses not to live, excuses, excuses, excuses. - Erica Jong
I just write what I wanted to write. I write what amuses me. It's totally for myself. - J. K. Rowling
fear in sooth holds so in check all mortals, because they see many operations go on in earth and heaven, the causes of which they can in no way understand, believing them therefore to be done by power divine. - Titus Lucretius Carus
If it causes you to sin your soul-just walk away - Charmaine J Forde
Being happy is harder than being discontent. For happiness we have to roll up our sleeves and knock down houses of cards. Because of this exertion, many prefer to abide by ‘fake’ happiness.( " Happiness blowing in the wind. " ) - Erik Pevernagie
Imitation causes us to leave natural ways to enter into artificial ones; it therefore makes slaves.
We need houses as we need clothes, architecture stimulates fashion. It’s like hunger and thirst you need them both. - Karl Lagerfeld
Personal Responsibility is when a person refuses to run away from challenges and difficulties, when he refuses to blame others, when he decides to rise to the occasion. - Sunday Adelaja
Don't apologize for expressing passion.Don't back down when it comes to your integrity.Don't let anyone undermine your standards for the sake of ease.Be a character of excellence, NOT excuses. - Janna Cachola
The truth is like sunlight: It causes cancer. - J. Richard Singleton
Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves. - Jane Austen
The central thought of the Scriptures is that God intends to work Himself in Christ through the Spirit into us, that God and we, we and God, might be really one in life, in nature, and in the Spirit. To show this God uses several figures or symbols in the Bible. - Witness Lee
I don’t make excuses, so don’t make excuses for me. When I’m being an ass, it’s because I have one. - Donna Lynn Hope
We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results. - Henry Melvill
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses! - Juvenal
The real failure is not the one who falls down, it's the one who refuses to get up. - Habeeb Akande
He is free to evade reality, he is free to unfocus his mind and stumble blindly down any road he pleases, but not free to avoid the abyss he refuses to see. - Ayn Rand
Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Geniuses’ steps take you higher than talent’s leaps. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The notes I can handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes-ah, that is where the art resides. - Artur Schnabel
A seed houses generation of seeds and can also feed generations of man. - Oscar Bimpong
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others. - Mark Twain
I think women dwell quite a bit on the duress under which they work, on how hard it is just to do it at all. We are traditionally rather proud of ourselves for having slipped creative work in there between the domestic chores and obligations. I'm not sure we deserve such big A-pluses for all that. - Toni Morrison
Don't make excuses for your mistakes.Don't try to please your enemies.Don't run from your responsibilities.Don't force your opinions on others.Don't complain about things you can change.Don't compare yourself to anyone.Don't let undeserving people into your life. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The Ego uses the mind as a means of spiritual search. It is through the mind that the Ego intends to understand what is beyond mind and forms. The mind in this way prepares the mental image of enlightenment, seeking, happiness etc. - Frank Wanderer
Septimus fu cât pe ce zică ,,și rămânem aici pe viață", dar se opri. Își aduse aminte ce îi spusese Mătușa Zelda, și anume că, după ce le-ai rostit, lucrurile se împlinesc mai repede... - Angie Sage
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future plusses. - Katherine Mansfield
Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain. - Unknown
True prayer does not seek God’s help, but it focuses on what is good for everyday life and all of humanity. - Debasish Mridha
Let's make progress, not excuses. - Justin Cotillard
The story of grace is the Gospel of not just forgiveness, but also of redemption. God uses the weak, the ones who have failed and the ones who had run out of second chances long ago. - Kristen McNulty
And the victim must have been broken and must remain so, so that the externalization of evil is possible. The victim who refuses to assume this role contradicts society's simplistic view. Nobody wants to see it. People would have to take a look at themselves. - Natascha Kampusch
Mistakes are not bad; excuses are. - Udai Yadla
Feel oddly barren. My sickness is when words draw in their horns and the physical world refuses to be ordered, recreated, arranged and selected. I am a victim of it then, not a master. - Sylvia Plath
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science. - Henri Poincare
The space reminded me of the small hay-bale clubhouses and scrap-wood tree forts that my brothers and I had made as kids - high up spaces where you could see things differently, where you could get your bearings. - Dee Williams
Nothing is more despicable than a professional talker who uses his words as a quack uses his remedies. - Francois de Salignac
NW" is full of split selves, people alienated from the very things they thought defined them. Their nostalgia -- for old movies, old songs, buses they don't ride anymore -- is less a salve than a form of pain. - Christian Lorentzen
If you want to understand the causes of aggression, study police officers - Steven Magee
Calligraphy is an art form that uses ink and a brush to express the very souls of words on paper. - Kaoru Akagawa
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. - William James
CNN is one of the participants in the war. I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. - Arthur C. Clarke
A grand and almost untrodden field of inquiry will be opened, on the causes and laws of variation, on correlation of growth, on the effects of use and disuse, on the direct actions of external conditions, and so forth. - Charles Darwin
when i started i had to start no excuses and even without knowing what i am gonna to do just had to do "something" . this fire is needed to do any work otherwise people exist nd die . - jagvir ji
Killing an animal to make a coat is sin. It wasn't meant to be, and we have no right to do it. A woman gains status when she refuses to see anything killed to be put on her back. Then she's truly beautiful. - Doris Day
The most visceral science fiction always takes place in the past and focuses on the humdrum - Dean Cavanagh
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall. - Frank Lloyd Wright
A leader without a clear vision and plans only abuses his power because visions, dreams and plans are the fulcrum along which the loads of success will spine by your own efforts. And where power is abused, there is manipulation instead of inspiration. - Israelmore Ayivor
Turns out that once you kill a god, people want to talk to you. Paranormal insurance salesmen with special "godslayer" term life policies. Charlatan's with "godproof" armor and extraplanar safe houses for rent. But most notably, other gods... - Kevin Hearne
The cracks in old friendships are measured in awkward pauses. - Darin Strauss
Personal Responsibility is when a person sees a problem and refuses to be indifferent, but decides to rather look for ways and means of resolving the problem - Sunday Adelaja
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public. - Vilhjalmur Stefansson
The question is not, who uses faith and who uses reason? Everyone uses both. The question instead should be, who has the most reasonable faith? - J.F. Baldwin
A wise person is silent and rarely wants to show his wisdom. A fool is always vocal and uses every opportunity to show his foolishness. - Debasish Mridha
The major work of the world is not done by geniuses. It is done by ordinary people, with balance in their lives, who have learned to work in an extraordinary manner. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Technology causes problems as well as solves problems. Nobody has figured out a way to ensure that, as of tomorrow, technology won't create problems. Technology simply means increased power, which is why we have the global problems we face today."(Interview, Sierra Magazine, May/June 2005) - Jared Diamond
Results fuel belief which causes us to take more action and get more results. - Todd Stocker
There are occasions and causes, why and wherefore in all things. - William Shakespeare
I have found power in the mysteries of thought,exaltation in the changing of the Muses;I have been versed in the reasonings of men;but Fate is stronger than anything I have known. - Euripides
I felt that I had done my duty. Nothing drove me now. I had run out of causes and was as close as I might ever be to peace. With all this behind me, I felt that if I had to die now, it was all right. I would not protest quite so loudly as I would have at any other time.
A demand on self to add value is a kind of pressure that causes increase - Sunday Adelaja
When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country. - Noah Webster
Living your life on your terms, means No excuses and only results. - LadyTiara
Everything is a drug. Family, art, causes, new shoes... We're all just tweaking our chem to avoid the void. - Joss Whedon
An eagle can catch a fish in the ocean of impossibility because he pursues and focuses on only one fish. - Debasish Mridha
The imagination simplifies our endless desires and causes us to fantasize that they can be fulfilled. - David Brooks
Real geniuses would like that what we think of ourselves is true. - Dejan Stojanovic
The poet cannot invent new words every time, of course. He uses the words of the tribe. But the handling of the word, the accent, a new articulation, renew them. - Eugène Ionesco
When you lay down with neglect & sleep around with excuses, you wake up with failure...When you marry your goals & remain intimate with your vision, you'll give birth to your dreams. - Jay Danzie
Our way of thinking causes us more pain than all our misfortunes. - Marty Rubin
Procrastination and excuses are sour spices that spoil the sweet taste of an effective work. They must hence, not be prompted under desire, partly because they are strictly time-stripping and also because they have no known essence. - Israelmore Ayivor
Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus. Muses are too unreliable to keep on the payroll. - Helen Hanson
I’m not afraid of the darkness outside. It’s the darkness inside houses I don’t like. - Shelagh Delaney
For too many centuries women have been being muses to artists. I wanted to be the muse, I wanted to be the wife of the artist, but I was really trying to avoid the final issue that I had to do the job myself. - Anaïs Nin
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it. - Woody Allen
Os deuses morrem. E, quando morrem mesmo, são esquecidos e ninguém os chora. As ideias são mais difíceis de matar do que as pessoas, mas, no fim, é possível matá-las. - Neil Gaiman
God’s Word is the tool the Holy Spirit uses to change our worldly thinking to heavenly thinking. - Elizabeth George
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
The average person will take the excuses, but the leader will always take responsibilities - Manuel Corazzari
We are haunted houses of history. Nobody that we meet ever dies while we are alive. - Stefan Molyneux
Nature is full of infinite causes that have never occurred in experience. - Leonardo Da Vinci
The shift in thought frequency of a single individual has enough energy to light up the world’s lighthouses—we hold that much power within us. - Pooja Ruprell
Our very existence refuses your laws andyour science, your religions and yourphilosophies. - B.E. Scully
As change is a constant as our houses, our money, our friends, our things and even our lovers can always disappear - the one thing that we will always remain the closest to, will be our minds and our bodies. - lauren klarfeld
In the houses of the humble a little library in my opinion is a most precious possession. - John Bright
Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones. - anonymous
Aimer lire, c'est faire un échange des heures d'ennui contre des heures délicieuses. - Montesquieu
One of the leading causes of obesity is the misbelief that, when it comes to juice, ‘100%’ means ‘sugar-free. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The weird thing about houses is that they almost always look like nothing is happening inside of them, even thought they countain most of our lives. - J. Green
Don't use your past as an excuse, excuse your excuses and take action now!!! - Bernard Kelvin Clive
The number of guests at dinner should not be less than the number of the Graces nor exceed that of the Muses, i.e., it should begin with three and stop at nine. - Marcus Terentius Varro
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it. - Martin Luther King Jr.
In the future, designer viruses will be more popular than designer jeans. - R.A.Delmonico
This isn't a game," he repeats. It's real. What you do here determines your survival. He pauses. "And the survival of every other person on this planet.I laugh.He doesn't. And that tells me he's either serious or seriously crazy. Please let him be crazy. - Eve Silver
The heart has its reasons but the mind makes the excuses. - Amit Abraham
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate. - Albert Schweitzer
Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
Don’t put all of your focus on dating. Typically, if you’re involved in outside activities and causes that you are passionate about, chances are that you’re meeting people with similar interests. - Auliq Ice
Evil imaginations causes harm to others. Such things do not dwell in the mind of a righteous person. - Ellen J. Barrier
We who are like senseless children shrink from suffering, but love its causes. We hurt ourselves; our pain is self-inflicted! Why should others be the object of our anger? - Śāntideva
The average man's judgement is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.
Confronted with such flagrant acts of intolerance—such abuses of the freedom of speech—a free society must surely do more. For intolerance is the one thing a free society cannot afford to tolerate. - Ayaan Hiri Ali
The windows of the houses - even if the house is ramshackle - are always beautiful because windows represent light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
God given potential minus excuses equals performance for success. - Farshad Asl
You can make excuses or you can achieve your goals, but you can't do both. - Andrea Gogelein
We may place blame, give reasons, and even have excuses; but in the end, it is an act of cowardice to not follow your dreams. - Steve Maraboli
How many geniuses die undiscovered, not only by others but, more sadly, by themselves? - Joyce Wycoff
Simplicity takes time, patience & practice. Complexity offers too many excuses for failure - Dean Cavanagh
You can either hold onto your dream by letting go of your excuses or hold onto your excuses by letting go of your dream. - Orrin Woodward
ABRIDGE, v.t. To shorten. When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for people to abridge their king, a decent respect for the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. --Oliver Cromwell - Ambrose Bierce
Gingerbread houseswith gumdrops and peppermintand marshmallow snow. - Richelle E. Goodrich
In so far as the culture industry arouses a feeling of well-being that the world is precisely in that order suggested by the culture industry, the substitute gratification which it prepares for human beings cheats them out of the same happiness which it deceitfully projects. - Theodor W. Adorno
You cannot wake up one who refuses to open his eyes. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Nothing amuses people more than a cocky guy who starts losing. - Criss Jami
It is no consolation to reflect that every cause itself is an effect, making the search for causes and reasons a fool’s errand. - Zia Haider Rahman
...atheism leaves no room for excuses... - Travis Culliton
Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace. - Todd Stocker
You won't find your dream until you lose your excuses. - Orrin Woodward
Fear is a bird that refuses to fly, and each time she neglects to use her wings, she consents to the slow death of her destiny. - Nadia Janice Brown
The United States Congress, like a lot of rich people, lives in two houses.
Bias rules our minds and causes us to overlook the obvious. From 'Fillossofee: Messages From a Grandfather', by - Robert Gately
You can speak truth to power, . . . but when you speak truth to weakness, weakness gets mad and queasy. It accuses you of its own insecurity.""The Off Season: A Victorian Sequel - Jack Cady
If you want to understand language, spend less time in the library with Plato and more time on the buses with people. - Plato.
Our government, media houses, schools, must focus on creating a new culture in our society. - Sunday Adelaja
The philosopher is a person who refuses no pleasures which do not produce greater sorrows, and who knows how to create new ones. - Giacomo Casanova
If I could kick the person in the tail that causes me the most problems I could not sit down for a week. - Will Rogers
That thing ruined my favorite T-shirt," complains Mario."Whatever." It’s Marianne’s voice. "You were just looking for a reason to get your shirt off." I try to look around for her, but my neck refuses. - Bill Blais
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown. - Carl Sagan
The perfect man uses his mind as a mirror.It grasps nothing. It regrets nothing.It receives but does not keep.
Tomorrow is yesterday’s excuse for today; now has no excuses. - George Alexiou
I'll be quite for now because I make mistakes too... but once The Perfect Almighty One judges you, there are no excuses. - A Gentlemen
The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it. - Woody Allen
Time is to clock as mind is to brain. The clock or watch somehow contains the time. And yet time refuses to be bottled up like a genie stuffed in a lamp. Whether it flows as sand or turns on wheels within wheels, time escapes irretrievably, while we watch. - Dava Sobel
Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfilment of animal desires. - Alexander Graham Bell
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices, but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thought in clear form. - Albert Einstein
Truth and integrity must be so rare these days that it confuses people when they hear it. - Donna Lynn Hope
Whoever in discussion adduces authority uses not intellect but memory. - Leonardo da Vinci
Some words build houses in your throat. and they live there, content and on fire. - Nayyirah Waheed
O, that this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw and resolve itself into a dew! Or that the Everlasting had not fix'd His canon 'gainst self-slaughter! O God! God! How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world! - William Shakespeare
Kindness causes us to learn, and to forget, many things.
PTSD in its rawest form is a death sentence which causes many veterans and others to execute themselves in hope to be free. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
We weren't born to create excuses, we were born to create excellence. - Janna Cachola
I sometimes wonder whether our churches--living as we do in American death-denying culture, relentlessly smiling through our praise choruses--are inadvertently helping people live not as much in hope as in denial. - Mark Galli
Promote the voluntary family; voluntarism is the only known cure for abuses of power - in politics, the economy or the family. - Stefan Molyneux
Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The true law of the race is progress and development. Whatever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.
My integrity refuses to be altered to fit in with what I'm expected or intimidated to believe. - Lori Goodwin
What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire. - Ovid
Many of the stars in the universe are thousands of times bigger than the earth. God focuses on the earth, a little speck of dust in the galaxy, and even loves each of us intensely as if each of us are the only person who exists. - Paul Silway
Try to be "good", you'll be judged. Try to be yourself, you'll be criticized. Therefore, choose the second option. Evil uses the "nice good people" as puppets. It appears dressed as a poor guy, telling them that he needs help...When these people realize they have been used, it is already too late. - Paulo Coelho
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
He causes huge bodies like sun to proclaim His Majesty through His Names the All-Gracious, Great, reciting: ' O Glorious One, O Great One, O Mighty One', while tiny animate creatures like flies and fish proclaim His Mercy, reciting: 'O Gracious One, O Compassionate One, O Generous One - Said Nursî
You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars. - Charles Kuralt
I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellion -- against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas. - Johnny Cash
All Reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for. - Logan Pearsall Smith
#Ola MusingsHer brow's penciled bowEyes tinged with kohl wowA mere passing shadow of hersCauses dust dry bloom wow!By nCr - NarayanChandraRauf
Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind. - John Tillotson
It takes those who uses telescope of faith to catch a spiritual vision. To see the invisible things of the Spirit you need the eyes of faith. Faith sees beyond the physical eyes. Live and walk by faith. Christianity is a faith walk. The substance and evidence is seen only with the spiritual eyes. - Prince Akwarandu
All the geniuses and greats are really just nerds with experience. - A.D. Posey
Darkness uses light as bait on its fishhook! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Old houses were scaffolding once and workmen whistling. - T.E. Hulme
People who feel pain, that’s common. Someone who uses pain to create, this is an Artist. - Steeven Shaw
Stop making excuses and start making history. - A.D. Posey
Temptation is a strong weapon that Satan uses against the children of God - Sunday Adelaja
Uniconsciousess is a consciousness and awareness that everything, everyone, every beauty, every life, and every thought arises from the same thing. We are one. We are different expressions of one. - Debasish Mridha
For the animals in nature, everywhere is their houses! When we touch anywhere in nature, we must know that we knock their doors! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If we were to behave half as well as we believe others ought to behave, we might prove ourselves as grand in character as excuses and justifications prevent us from being. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
[Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner belonged to] that small army of brave people who made it their duty, without thought of themselves or hope or expectation of reward, to strive for unpopular causes.[ on the death of noted freethinker and peace advocate Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner] - Chapman Cohen
In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity, the necessity of producing has always been an enemy of the desire to create. - Raoul Vaneigem
A good man never makes excuses, a smart man is never in a position to need one. - Kyle Barger
Today I will work when others procrastinate, I will confront my fears when others hide from theirs, and I will create solutions when others find excuses; today I refuse to allow my enemies to out work me. - Noel DeJesus
Even if we have bad feelings about our past and it causes a sense of alienation, it belongs to our history. Its benchmarks are stored in the granary of our mind and crucial evaluations for the future cannot be made without consulting the archive of our memory. ( Not without the past) - Erik Pevernagie
Keep working. Keep trying. Keep believing. You still might not make it, but at least you gave it your best shot. If you don’t have calluses on your soul, this isn’t for you. Take up knitting instead. - David Eddings
Yeah, I write Urban Fantasy, but its more like Die Hard or Indiana Jones with Fairies, Mummies and a Vampire who uses guns more than his teeth. - Kevin James Breaux
Life sometimes confuses us by making us discover in someone we hate a quality or qualities we love. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Most of our so-called thinking processes are devoted to finding excuses for going on believing as we already do. - Herbert M. Shelton
The extreme parts of time extremely forms all causes to the purpose of his speed. - William Shakespeare
Responding to the 'great good' within us causes us to be 'great people. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A cynic always focuses on problems and not on possibilities. - Debasish Mridha
I would put it this way. There are objects for which we have found uses. We use them, but almost certainly not the way the visitors use them. I am positive that in the vast majority of cases we are hammering nails with microscopes. - Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Antonina W. Bouis (Translator)
The point that I think myself to be so terribly clever is the precise point at which I am beginning to think myself to be god-like, which causes me to become God-less. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Once I ran out of excuses, I reclaimed my life. Now, I don't need excuses. - Jamie Anne Richardson
There are three arts which are concerned with all things: one which uses, another which makes, and a third which imitates them. - Plato
A criminal remains a criminal whether he uses a convict's suit or a monarch's crown. - Victor Hugo
Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible.
Don't make excuses. Make commitments and stick to them. - Germany Kent
Is it a time for you, you I say, to dwell in your roofed-in houses?' (Haggai 1:4). The reply might have been that it was unreasonable to expect anyone to live in a roofless house, but the question made its point. What worth did they set on their God, when they left His Temple in ruins? - Joyce G. Baldwin
People who gives excuses of lack of growth simply don’t know how to apply the principle of increase - Sunday Adelaja
Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records. - William Arthur Ward
Houses are like books: so many of them around you, yet you only look at a few and visit or reside in fewer still. - Milorad Pavić
Government is a gang, but not merely as meritorious as a private gang because it claims legal legitimacy. It pillages and uses violence but under the cover of law, and seeks legitimacy not through competition but through the myth of the social contract. - Jeffrey Tucker
God built lighthouses to see people through storms. Then he built storms to remind people to find lighthouses. - Shannon L. Alder
Success is not about what you have; instead, it is about who you are becoming. -Farshad Asl No Excuses Mindset - -Farshad Asl “No Excuses Mindset”
Love sparkles and shines out from those giving and receiving it. It can be seen and felt. Love causes flowers to bloom providing beauty. It causes hearts to bloom, providing the beauty that is instilled within me and you. - Janet G. Nestor
An insult bestowed on your interior and exterior personality; for causes beyond control, kills you innumerably, till the last breath. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Almost all reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for. - Logan Pearsall Smith
You clutch your comfortable excuses, saying, Someday I'll be brave, it won't take a lot, just give me one more chance and this time I'll grab it. . - James Alan Gardner
Humans are petty monsters by nature and big brutes by social causes. - Zoran Zeković
Lovers navigating with different moral compasses causes the relation ship to sail in circles. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
Remember that fear causes to happen the very things it fears. That's why fear should be unknown to us. - Louis de Bernières
There is nothing spiritual about a marriage that uses guilt, blame, shame or religious manipulations to keep a relationship together. - Shannon L. Alder
No excuses will lead to no regrets which will give you no limits to your potential. - James Gordon
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. - Albert Einstein
Women should never chase elevators, buses or men, because there will always be another one! - Anonymousmale1
He wastes his time over his writing, trying to accomplish what geniuses and rare men with college educations sometimes accomplish. - Jack London
Men dressed in an embroidery of excuses are not fit to enter the colorful chamber of champions - Osho Samuel Adetunji
History is not like some individual person, which uses men to achieve its ends. History is nothing but the actions of men in pursuit of their ends. - Karl Marx
Not knowing about the ultimate purpose of our lives causes tremendous amounts of suffering. - Debasish Mridha
We are a society of excuses, shame and blame; we avoid accountability and often project our responsibility when involving domestic violence. - Asa Don Brown
ALL EXCUSES must be FOUGHT by taking ACTION against the THOUGHT. ~ Author - Mammy Oaklee
There's nothing sexier than imaging myself as an Oxford comma getting unambiguously banged. Throw in a semicolon in between two closely related independent clauses, and a volcanic love of punctuation eruption is guaranteed. - Ella Dominguez
Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses. - Brian Tracy
The suicide committed by Sampson was partly determined by the craftiness of Delilah and partly decided by the disobedience of Sampson. Satan uses crafty means to set traps for us, but by our obedience of the laws of God, the traps remain functionless. - Israelmore Ayivor
We all are manufacturers in a way - making good, making trouble or making excuses. - H. V. Adolt
Hope is a flower which refuses to be crushed under life's brutal heel. - John Mark Green
Vacant minds must have their uses, yet it seems a pity to waste first-class bodies on them.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
The Lord does not forgive excuses, He forgives sin. - Rick Joyner
When you heart knows it doesn't belong there, it will continue to self sabotage your future, until you make the choice you wanted, but found a million excuses not to pursue. - Shannon L. Alder
The habit of giving up when the present task is half finished and try something else is one of the chief causes of failure. - Christian D. Larson
A person either buys his dream by surrendering his excuses or he buys his excuses by surrendering his dream. - Orrin Woodward
Anyone who uses the phrase 'easy as taking candy from a baby' has never tried taking candy from a baby. - Unknown
Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about. - G. K. Chesterton
The fastest and easiest way to accomplish any task is to do it with minimum breaks and pauses. - Amit Kalantri
Decisions of character come from understanding that they are accountable to God only, not to family, spouses, religious leaders, corporations, public opinion or your own ego. - Shannon L. Alder
In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride—it is always considered a sin. Therefore, no matter how the world uses the term, we must understand how God uses the term so we can understand the language of holy writ and profit thereby. - Ezra Taft Benson
People are so worried about being accepted that it causes them to lose themselves and in turn, lose moments. - Dominic Riccitello
Love that causes you pain is better than hate that brings you pleasure. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You can change anything in your life if you want to badly enough. Excuses are for losers! - Anonymous
Ignorance of the law excuses no man: Not that all men know the law, but because 'tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to refute him. - John Selden
Anyone that refuses to grow will remain in the past. It is a demand of life - Sunday Adelaja
Humans are naturally social; civilization causes us to be antisocial."From my next book: The Five Forgotten Truths - Kirk D. Sinclair
I pity him who refuses to leave the minatory of his refutable Judgments and still insisting on producing his light to lit our worlds. - Annie Ali
When a woman wants your attention, she uses her smile. When she wants your wallet, she uses her charm. When she wants your heart, she uses her touch. When she wants your soul, she uses her kiss. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If we can cease envisaging ourselves as metaphorical foetuses, and substitute the image of a newborn child, then that will be at least a small intellectual advance. In time, perhaps, we may even learn to toddle. - Salman Rushdie
There are those dreamers who make excuses for why they aren't passionate about or creating anything to match their desires and then there's those dreamers who stay up late just to finish a goal that will get them up the next set of stairs. We all have dreams but not everyone makes it a reality. - Nikki Rowe
If you meet a number of failures the causes of which are not known, look for something that is common for each failure and that is never present when there is a success. - Jon Stuart Mill
To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one's self.... And to venture in the highest is precisely to be conscious of one's self. - Søren Kierkegaard
...Every word an author writes causes ripples, like tossing a stone into a pond. And you don't know where they'll go, or who they'll touch, or when they might come back to you. I think everything you do is kind of like that, too. - Ellen Hopkins
If a man comes to the door of poetry untouched by the madness of the Muses, believing that technique alone will make him a good poet, he and his sane compositions never reach perfection, but are utterly eclipsed by the performances of the inspired madman. - Socrates
Excuses; the great chains that entangle purposeful life to the pillar of unpurposeful living - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
PRINCIPLES ARE LIKE THE LIGHTHOUSES. THEY STAND STILL. SO WE DON'T LOSE OUR WAY. - Kenan Crnkić
We throw stones though we live in glass houses,We talk shit like its a cross to bare.You're only relevant 'til you get older.Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer - Alex Gaskarth
Finding the calmness or serenity in oneself effectively diffuses the judgments of others - Gary Hopkins
Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with. He cannot inflame the minds of his audience. - Henry David Thoreau
Always have there been great numbers of individuals who were very much eager to fight for good causes. Always there were these, but then there were even greater numbers of trendies who would then become wholly and completely misguided in the efforts. - Criss Jami
The scientist seeks laws; the historian, causes; the artist, freedom. - Marty Rubin
Ideas and their creators run the world…one’s place in the world is due partially to the ideas that a culture has forced on one and/or the ideas that a person freely accepts and uses. - Haki R. Madhubuti
Poetry is an art that uses words to paint vivid pictures of perceptions and emotions. - Debasish Mridha
The best of the houses is the house where an orphan gets love and kindness.
Look for excuses to celebrate others, and life will find a way to celebrate you.Make your life a prayer and be the light that touches lives far, wide and beyond. - Pooja Ruprell
Beliefs can be dangerous viruses that can infect and affect a whole society, a country, and even a whole world. - Debasish Mridha
Both spouses are equal, yet different. One of the most beautiful things about a relationship is that the feminine energy can feed a masculine man’s heart. And, the masculine energy can totally light up the feminine energy. - Renee Wade
But my dreaming self refuses to be consoled. It continues to wander, aimless, homeless, alone. It cannot be convinced of its safety by any evidence drawn from my waking life. - Margaret Atwood
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly. - Albert Einstein
You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants some magical solution to their problem and everyone refuses to believe in magic. - Lewis Carroll
The non-violent resistor not only avoids external, physical violence, but he avoids internal violence of spirit. He not only refuses to shoot his opponent, but he refuses to hate him. And he stands with understanding, goodwill at all times. - Martin Luther King Jr.
It pains me to have all this knowledge and no one to share it with, I’d have to say its number 3 on my list. Of what causes me the most pain. - James Jean-Pierre
Cuba, la grande île sur la mer, ses océans magnifiques, ses populations laborieuses, ses grands ciels d'émeraude... - Teddy Crispin
Disappointment focuses on ‘what is not,’ and completely misses the far greater reality of ‘what now is. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Muses work all day long and then at night get together and dance... - Edgar Degas
Whilst lovers: to control her man, a woman uses (the man’s access to) her vagina. When ex-lovers: she uses (the man's access to) their kids. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Essentially there are two actions in life: Performance and excuses. Make a decision as to which he will accept from yourself. - Steven Brown
The most coward person is the one who uses religion to win an argument. - Asma Naqi
Asking someone to deny their own inner reality causes further rupture. - Elaine Margolin
A man who refuses light will remain in the darkness even by the side of light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
But penetration was a big deal. They protected their anuses the way girls protected their hymen in high school, believing that allowing anything beyond their holy gates would permanently corrupt them. - Maggie Young
He uses our past to positively affect our present and secure our future. - Evinda Lepins
Setting sail using different moral compasses causes a relationship to go in circles. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
Not asking questions: Giving up on your dreams: Settling for less than you deserve causes you pain, a pain owned by the majority. Be among the few who are inquisitive, forge plans to chase their dreams and take intentional action to live the life aligned with their potential. - Tony Curl
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