Matter Quotes

Someone said, "Football's a matter of life and death" - but it's more important than that.

Bill Shankly

A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader.

Daisaku Ikeda

He was ugly, himself. Weird-ugly. But ugliness in a man doesn't matter, much. Ugliness in a woman is her life.

Joyce Carol Oates

If you are protecting yourself against a backstabbing co-worker or underling that is another matter. No one should feel bad about staying alive when under direct attack.

George Mazzei

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win

Jonathan Kozol

Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.

Michael Crichton

He reproduced himself with so much humble objectivity, with the unquestioning, matter of fact interest of a dog who sees himself in a mirror and thinks: there's another dog.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Evening the playing field for women workers is a matter of fairness and with women now providing a significant share of their family's income, it is a family issue.

Rosa DeLauro

Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one`s own religion.

Mahatma Gandhi

Even if a person excels in Torah and good deeds more than all his contemporaries, if he has not learned the secrets of Torah and the wisdom of truth, he must reincarnate in the world (...) Now the matter is clarifiedthe whole part of the revealed Torah is but a preparation to become worthy and merit attaining the concealed part. It is the concealed part that is very wholeness and the purpose for which man is created.

Yehuda Ashlag

Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone.

Martina Navratilova

The existence of inherent limits of experience in no way settles the question about the subordination of facts of the human world to our knowledge of matter.

Wilhelm Dilthey

Each atom of the Holy Spirit is intelligent, and like all other matter has solidity, form, and size, and occupies space.

Orson Pratt

It is a hard matter, my fellow citizens, to argue with the belly, since it has no ears.


Any life, no matter how long and complex it may be, is made up of a single moment - the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.

Jorge Luis Borges

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