No Such Thing As Normal Quotes

I was with you and I have left traces in your heart; but the wind did not hear our voices.

Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann

Nothing will work unless you do.

Maya Angelou

Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; You will feel you are not deserving.

Maxwell Maltz

If you really want to love humanity, then you have to love humanity as it is now.

Sri Chinmoy

Love, friendship, respect, do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Love, friendship, respect, do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

All the things that are white are not milk.

Tamil proverb

There is no "worst" in what is new. Everything that has existed is bad, or else no one would have improved upon it by revolution and change.

Isidore Isou

There is no "worst" in what is new. Everything that has existed is bad, or else no one would have improved upon it by revolution and change.

Isidore Isou

Memory and forgetfulness are as life and death to one another. To live is to remember and to remember is to live. To die is to forget and to forget is to die.

Samuel Butler

All men can do great things, if they know what great things are.

Samuel Butler

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

Nelson Mandela

What scientists are attached to is journeys into the unknown and discovering things that are completely unexpected and baffling and surprising.

Brian Cox

Nothing will work unless you do.

Maya Angelou

If you\'re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.

Maya Angelou

I\'ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.

Maya Angelou

I\'ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.

Maya Angelou

Take a moment to remember those you have lost along the way, and, let them know you thought of them this Christmas Eve day

T.R. Threston

Nothing comes out of nothing but something always comes out of everything.

Vikrant Parsai

Without mankind machines are nothing.

Edmund Cooper

Because one has to be an optimist to begin an ambitious project, it is not surprising that underestimation of completion time is the norm.

Fernando Jos (Corby) Corbat

It's only those who do nothing that make no mistakes, I suppose.

Joseph Conrad

Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love and to put its trust in life!!

Joseph Conrad

There is nothing ugly; I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.

John Constable

When a country is well governed, poverty and a mean condition are things to be ashamed of. When a country is ill governed, riches and honor are things to be ashamed of.

Confucius

When a country is well governed, poverty and a mean condition are things to be ashamed of. When a country is ill governed, riches and honor are things to be ashamed of.

Confucius

Routine has nothing to do with repetition. To become really good at anything, you have to practice and repeat, practice and repeat, until the technique becomes intuitive.

Paulo Coelho

Routine has nothing to do with repetition. To become really good at anything, you have to practice and repeat, practice and repeat, until the technique becomes intuitive.

Paulo Coelho

Everything really belongs to God, and man has no right to assume that he can, at will, exploit God's bounty.

Jeffrey Cohen

Everything really belongs to God, and man has no right to assume that he can, at will, exploit God's bounty.

Jeffrey Cohen

If a country were not worth protecting, it was not worth claiming.

George Rogers Clark

The world is the most dangerous place it's ever been now because of what our country has done, and is doing, and we have to take it back.

Ramsey Clark

As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying.

William Clark

Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind, like poverty. The pauper who has made his pile may flaunt his spoils, but cannot wear them plausibly.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided. A mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world, and the course of human history, have meaning.

Dag Hammarskjld

Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided. A mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world, and the course of human history, have meaning.

Dag Hammarskjld

Money money money money money money money money money. Let no one say it has no place in a love story. It has a particular place. It is something on the right shelf.

Daniel Handler

Money money money money money money money money money. Let no one say it has no place in a love story. It has a particular place. It is something on the right shelf.

Daniel Handler

The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

A love of tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril; but the new view must come, the world must roll forward ... Let us have no fear of the future.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Race aint nothing but a number.

Carson Cistulli

Democracy is spreading across the world. Democracy is only possible with easy access to information and good communications. And technology is a way of facilitating communications.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

Everything is good in due measure and strong sensations know not measure.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Everything is good in due measure and strong sensations know not measure.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The wealthy man is not he who has money, but he who has the means to live in the luxurious state of early spring.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The person who wants nothing, hopes for nothing, and fears nothing can never be an artist.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

You ask What is life? That is the same as asking What is a carrot? A carrot is a carrot and we know nothing more.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

You ask What is life? That is the same as asking What is a carrot? A carrot is a carrot and we know nothing more.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

He gave me no sign. I was never the sort to receive portents, or to delude myself that I had. Silence was always my portion, in return for my prayers.

Lois McMaster Bujold

The dismissal of our anger as a racial minority is worse than any slur or epithet because it undermines our ability to react to it.

Moran Margaret Cho

Most Canadians don't understand the House of Commons. They turn on their televisions, see us yelling at one another, and dismiss us as a bunch of fools.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

There's no such thing as a genius in politics, or at least I have never met one. There are only human beings, some better than others, who rise or fall on the challenges they meet.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

There's no such thing as a genius in politics, or at least I have never met one. There are only human beings, some better than others, who rise or fall on the challenges they meet.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

There's no such thing as a genius in politics, or at least I have never met one. There are only human beings, some better than others, who rise or fall on the challenges they meet.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

There is nothing more nervous than a million dollars - it moves very fast, and it doesn't speak any language.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

There is nothing more nervous than a million dollars - it moves very fast, and it doesn't speak any language.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

To describe drunkenness for the colorful vocabulary is rather cynical. There is nothing easier than to capitalize on drunkards.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

To describe drunkenness for the colorful vocabulary is rather cynical. There is nothing easier than to capitalize on drunkards.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

A human being has many divine qualities. But there has never been another unparalleled divine quality like man's self-sacrifice, nor can there ever be.

Sri Chinmoy

Fear is bound to disappear when you realize that failure is not something shameful, damaging, destructive, or painful, but something natural.

Sri Chinmoy

Life is nothing but the expansion of love. We can cultivate divine love by entering into the Source. The Source is God, who is all Love.

Sri Chinmoy

Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.

Rufus Choate

I'm a revolutionary, money means nothing to me.

Frdric Chopin Choderlos de Laclos

All things are from God; and above all, reason and imagination and the great gifts of the mind. They are good in themselves; and we must not altogether forget their origin even in their perversion.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

All things are from God; and above all, reason and imagination and the great gifts of the mind. They are good in themselves; and we must not altogether forget their origin even in their perversion.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Silence accompanies the most significant expressions of happiness and unhappiness: those in love understand one another best when silent, while the most heated and impassioned speech at a graveside touches only outsiders, but seems cold and inconsequential to the widow and children of the deceased.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The sea has neither meaning nor pity.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

It is not only the prisoners who grow coarse and hardened from corporeal punishment, but those as well who perpetrate the act or are present to witness it.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Its even pleasant to be sick when you know that there are people who await your recovery as they might await a holiday.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.

Samuel Ullman

The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation.

Jacob Bronowski

Try to know everything of something and something of everything.

Henry Brougham

God knows, I'm no the thing I should be, Nor am I even the thing I could be.

Robert Burns

1. Never give anything away for nothing. 2. Never give more than you have to (always catch the buyer hungry and always make him wait). 3. Always take back everything if you possibly can.

William Seward Burroughs

No cord nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.

Robert Burton

For ignorance is the mother of devotion, as all the world knows, and these times can amply witness.

Robert Burton

One religion is as true as another.

Robert Burton

A President is neither prince nor pope, and I don't seek a window on men's souls. In fact, I yearn for a greater tolerance, an easy-goingness about each other's attitudes and way of life.

George Herbert Walker Bush

Artists shouldn't be made famous. You know... they're just ... as important as... um doctors, and priests ... or maybe not as important sometimes, and yet they have this huge aura of almost god-like quality about them, just because their craft makes a lot of money. And at the same time it is a forced importance you know, football stars and theatre stars It is man-made so the press can feed off it.

Kate Bush

I must work on my mind. For now I realise: Everyone of us has a heaven inside.

Kate Bush

Our war on terror begins with al Qaeda, but it does not end there. It will not end until every terrorist group of global reach has been found, stopped and defeated.

George Walker Bush

A political candidate who jumps to conclusions without knowing the facts is not a person you want as your commander in chief.

George Walker Bush

The case for trade is not just monetary, but moral. Economic freedom creates habits of liberty. And habits of liberty create expectations of democracy.

George Walker Bush

Fascists are not human. A snake is more human.

Hugo Rafael Chvez Fras

The flower has no weekday self, dressed as it always is in Sunday clothes.

Malcolm de Chazal

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone.

Laura Welch Bush

My goal was never to just create a company. A lot of people misinterpret that, as if I don't care about revenue or profit or any of those things. But what not being just a company means to me is not being just that - building something that actually makes a really big change in the world.

Mark Zuckerberg

My goal was never to just create a company. A lot of people misinterpret that, as if I don't care about revenue or profit or any of those things. But what not being just a company means to me is not being just that - building something that actually makes a really big change in the world.

Mark Zuckerberg

Jesus does not drive His followers on before, as a herd of unwilling disciples, but goes before Himself, leading them into paths that He has trod, and dangers He has met, and sacrifices He has borne Himself, calling them after Him and to be only followers.

Horace Bushnell

Christianity is not so much the advent of a better doctrine as of a perfect character.

Horace Bushnell

As long as we abide in Christ, our action is from Him, not from our own corrupt and broken nature.

Horace Bushnell

Its not my fault all women like motorcycles, Murph. Theyre basically huge vibrators. With wheels.

Jim Butcher

No woman has ever stepped on Little America and we have found it to be the most silent and peaceful place in the world.

Richard Evelyn Byrd

Goodness consists not in the outward things we do, but in the inward thing we are. To be is the great thing.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.

mile Auguste Chartier

Culture is also something that can not be stagnant.

Mahendra Chaudhry

We play out our days as we play out cards, taking them as they come, not knowing what they will be, hoping for a lucky card and sometimes getting one, often getting just the wrong one.

Samuel Butler

The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are blindly adopted; the second wilfully preferred.

George Bancroft

Words are like money; there is nothing so useless, unless when in actual use.

Samuel Butler

There are some things which it is madness not to try to know but which it is almost as much madness to try to know.

Samuel Butler

There are some things which it is madness not to try to know but which it is almost as much madness to try to know.

Samuel Butler

Inspiration is never genuine if it is known as inspiration at the time. True inspiration always steals on a person; its importance not being fully recognised for some time.

Samuel Butler

It has been said that there is nothing more uncommon than common sense.

Thomas Chalmers

It has been said that there is nothing more uncommon than common sense.

Thomas Chalmers

Society is not, as is commonly supposed, the development of nature, but rather her dismantling and entire recasting. It is a second building made from the ruins of the first.

Nicolas Chamfort

Imagination was given to man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

Francis Bacon

Money is the greatest concern for small characters, but is nothing but the smallest for great characters.

Nicolas Chamfort

Middle-class women who entertain the hope or fancy of being something in the world, lose Nature's happiness and miss Society's. They are the most unfortunate creatures I have known.

Nicolas Chamfort

Middle-class women who entertain the hope or fancy of being something in the world, lose Nature's happiness and miss Society's. They are the most unfortunate creatures I have known.

Nicolas Chamfort

The things you know best are: first, those you know intuitively; second, those you've learned from experience; third, those you've learned not from but through books and the ideas they've inspired in you; and finally, those you've learned in books and from your teachers.

Nicolas Chamfort

The things you know best are: first, those you know intuitively; second, those you've learned from experience; third, those you've learned not from but through books and the ideas they've inspired in you; and finally, those you've learned in books and from your teachers.

Nicolas Chamfort

Love, as it exists in society, is nothing but the exchange of two fantasies and the contact of two skins.

Nicolas Chamfort

Love, as it exists in society, is nothing but the exchange of two fantasies and the contact of two skins.

Nicolas Chamfort

The most completely wasted of all days is that in which we have not laughed.

Nicolas Chamfort

There is nothing which at once affects a man so much and so little as his own death.

Samuel Butler

There is nothing which at once affects a man so much and so little as his own death.

Samuel Butler

Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.

Thomas Carlyle

He that has a secret should not only hide it, but hide that he has it to hide.

Thomas Carlyle

A man lives by believing something; not by debating and arguing about many things.

Thomas Carlyle

All work, even cotton spinning, is noble; work is alone noble ... A life of ease is not for any man, nor for any god.

Thomas Carlyle

Adolescents never understand that the best way to avoid notice is to behave normally.

Orson Scott Card

He was wild the way a mistreated dog becomes wild, not because it loves freedom, but because it has lost trust.

Orson Scott Card

The difference between the revolutionary and the terrorist lies in the reason for which each fights. For whoever stands by a just cause and fights for the freedom and liberation of his land from the invaders, the settlers and the colonialists cannot possibly be called terrorist, otherwise the American people in their struggle for liberation from the British colonialists would have been terrorists; the European resistance against the Nazis would be terrorism, the struggle of the Asian, African and Latin American peoples would also be terrorism, and many of you who are in this Assembly hall were considered terrorists.

Yasser Arafat

A revolution is not a trail of roses. A revolution is a fight to the death between the future and the past.

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz

I have not seen the Himalayas. But I have seen Sheikh Mujib. In personality and in courage, this man is the Himalayas. I have thus had the experience of witnessing the Himalayas.

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz

Nothing is far and nothing is near, if one desires. The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing desire.

Willa Sibert Cather

Power without a nation's confidence is nothing.

Catherine II of Russia; Catherine the Great

My responsibility as an artist is to turn up at the page or the piano or the microphone. The rest is up to God.

Nick Cave

Science has brought us power and ideas but not the wisdom or responsibility to handle them.

Peter J. Carroll

We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

If I had married a woman intelligent enough to guide me, to rule me without my feeling that I was ruled, I should have taken good care of my money, I should have had children, and I should not be, as now I am, alone in the world and possessing nothing.

Giacomo Casanova

If I had married a woman intelligent enough to guide me, to rule me without my feeling that I was ruled, I should have taken good care of my money, I should have had children, and I should not be, as now I am, alone in the world and possessing nothing.

Giacomo Casanova

The realization that life is absurd and cannot be an end, but only a beginning. This is a truth nearly all great minds have taken as their starting point. It is not this discovery that is interesting, but the consequences and rules of action drawn from it.

Albert Camus

Do not wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day.

Albert Camus

I would employ the wise and strong of the empire, using righteousness to lead them. In this way, nothing is impossible.

Co C

It's always the same thing, one war after another.

Karel Čapek

Nothing is stranger to man than his own image.

Karel Čapek

Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade, just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.

Truman Capote

Our course of advance... is neither a straight line nor a curve. It is a series of dots and dashes.

Benjamin Nathan Cardozo

It is the positive practice of freedom, not the negative struggle against particular oppression, that has lifted me above a mutilated existence.

Georges Bataille

It is not right that any one should be advocate and judge in the same case.

Bartholomew of San Concordio

Poison cures in certain contingencies, and in those cases poison is not an evil thing.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

Poison cures in certain contingencies, and in those cases poison is not an evil thing.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

The man was not merely very human; he was humanity. And I reflected that it is only by preserving faith in human dreams that we may, after all, perhaps some day make them come true.

James Branch Cabell

The natural pattern of current astronomy is provided by the cryptic unity of nature itself (belief in which is the chief act of faith of the scientist).

Nigel Calder

There is not one little blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make men rejoice.

John Calvin

History is filled with examples of men and women who rendered highly effective performance without the conventional badges of accomplishment in terms of certificates, diplomas, or degrees. Diplomas and tests are useful servants, but Congress has mandated the commonsense proposition that they are not to become masters of reality.

Warren Earl Burger

One of the best things about writing is how it redeems, not to mention recycles, all of one's prior experiences, including or perhaps especially the failures.

Lois McMaster Bujold

History does not always repeat itself. Sometimes it just yells, 'Can't you remember anything I told you?' and lets fly with a club.

John Wood Campbell, Jr.

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.

Aeschylus

It's not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

There is sort of Christians Christianity of whose had died out long ago, they have just not noticed that. Thus, they let all things stay as they are.

Wilhelm Busch

There is sort of Christians Christianity of whose had died out long ago, they have just not noticed that. Thus, they let all things stay as they are.

Wilhelm Busch

Religious people crucified the Son of God. He was not fitting to their wishes.

Wilhelm Busch

In fact, it is only through the New Testament that we can learn just what Christian faith is. ... Open your Bible at any page you like, there is nothing about solving religious problems. Bible testifies that God exists and that he revealed himself through Jesus Christ. It shows too that the man who lives without God is not living right.

Wilhelm Busch

Everything, saith Epictetus, hath two handles,the one to be held by, the other not.

Robert Burton

Being called a traitor by Dick Cheney is the highest honor you can give an American, and the more panicked talk we hear from people like him, Feinstein, and King, the better off we all are. If they had taught a class on how to be the kind of citizen Dick Cheney worries about, I would have finished high school.

Edward Snowden

Enduring echoes call out from his past. Time ain't for saving, no time's not for that. Chasing false echoes like a lost legionnaire, He waltzes on memories while he fades like a flare.

James William "Jimmy" Buffett

It's not a comfortable thing, to be chosen so. I tried to avoid it for a long time, but God finds ways of dealing with draft dodgers.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Science knows it doesn't know everything; otherwise, it'd stop. But just because science doesn't know everything doesn't mean you can fill in the gaps with whatever fairy tale most appeals to you.

Dara Briain

The body knows no pain, not like the soul. At least a nerve has limits, a body part a name. But the soul ... the soul ... There is no bandage -- even crying is in vain.

Vanna Bonta

If you truly believe you need to pick a mobile phone that "says something" about your personality, don't bother. You don't have a personality. A mental illness, maybe - but not a personality.

Charlton

There is no moral difference between a Stealth bomber and a suicide bomber. They both kill innocent people for political reasons.

Tony Benn

Optics is an example of the different ways a human is able to see things in the world. The same goes for the color of a person's skin and even though optics present that there are differences in color, these do not state that they should necessarily be treated as different.

Edward Alexander Bouchet

Optics is an example of the different ways a human is able to see things in the world. The same goes for the color of a person's skin and even though optics present that there are differences in color, these do not state that they should necessarily be treated as different.

Edward Alexander Bouchet

Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you.

Mark Cuban

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

Benjamin Franklin

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

Benjamin Franklin

Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.

Martha Stewart

Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival, but thats exactly what it is.

Anita Roddick

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