Balance Quotes

We are all dietetic sinners; only a small percent of what we eat nourishes us; the balance goes to waste and loss of energy.

William Osler

The sanity of society is a balance of a thousand insanities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No acquisitions of guilt can compensate the loss of that solid inward comfort of mind, which is the sure companion of innocence and virtue; nor can in the least balance the evil of that horror and anxiety which, in their room, guilt introduces into our bosoms.

Henry Fielding

Arrogance and rudeness are training wheels on the bicycle of life -- for weak people who cannot keep their balance without them.

Laura Teresa Marquez

I be getting high just to balance out the lows.

Drake

By the time one is eighty, it is said, there is no longer a tug of war in the garden with the May flowers hauling like mad against the claims of the other months. All is at last in balance and all is serene. The gardener is usually dead, of course.

Henry Mitchell

Unfortunately, the balance of nature decrees that a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares.

Peter Ustinov

Man always travels along precipices. His truest obligation is to keep his balance.

Jose Ortega Gasset

To create a vision of the harmony of the unequal, balance the infinite variety, the chaotic, the contradictions in a unity.

Hans Richter

When our life is out of balance we have stress! Balance in your life does bring less stress to your life!

Catherine Pulsifer

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your step as you walk the tightrope of life.

William Arthur Ward

We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives, not looking for flaws, but for potential.

Ellen Goodman

the analogy between the noises we make when these noises do not symbolize anything which exists, and the worthless checks we write when our bank balance is zero

Alfred Korzybski

A martial nobility and stubborn commons, possessed of arms, tenacious of property, and collected into constitutional assemblies form the only balance capable of preserving a free constitution against the enterprise of an aspiring prince.

Edward Gibbon

It is better that a man should tyrannize over his bank balance than over his fellow citizens.

John Maynard Keynes

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life.

Charles Dickens

There is this long, wonderful history of the human race written in blood. We have this tendency to just take what we want. And that's how we treat the natural world as well. There's this sense of we're here, we're big, we've got the guns, we've got the technology, therefore we're entitled to every damn thing on this planet. That's not how it works and we're going to find out the hard way if we don't kind of wise up and start seeking a life that's in balance with the natural life on Earth.

James Cameron

The world needs a stronger and more active Russia to accomplish the international balance which the people of the world are seeking.

Saddam Hussein

If I'm losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in yoga.

Terri Guillemets

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.

Thomas Merton

What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter.

Henri Matisse

In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.

Patti Smith

So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.

Adam Acone

The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.

Euripides
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