Single Quotes

My most splendid campaign was that of March 20; not a single shot was fired.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The Macedonians are a newly emergent people in search of a past to help legitimize their precarious present as they attempt to establish their singular identity in a Slavic world dominated historically by Serbs and Bulgarians. One need understand only a single geopolitical fact: As one measures conflicting Serb and Bulgarian claims over the past nine centuries, they intersect in Macedonia. Macedonia is where the historical Serb thrust to the south and the historical thrust to the west meet. This is not to say that present Serb and Bulgarian ambitions, where the past has precedence over the present and future.

Eugene N. Borza

My tactic would be to take a quick single and observe him from the other end.

Geoff Boycott

Philosophy is written in this grand book - I mean the Universe - which stands continually open to our gaze, but it cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language and interpret the characters in which it is written. It is written in the language of mathematics, and its characters are triangles, circles and other geometrical figures, without which it is humanly impossible to understand a single word of it

Galileo Galilei

If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.

Claudia Ghandi

Unlikely accomplishments are borne out of single-minded purposefulness. Future superstars don't get there by keeping part of their heart in reserve.

John Eliot

When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions!

William Shakespeare

Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.

Henri Cartier Bresson

The theme, or harmony, of a painting can be created by any one of its visual elements. A single colour... repetition of shapes... Light can be a theme.

Mike Svob

A single God ñ touch From Godís Compassion ñ Height Can transform manís unimaginable And countless weaknesses Into Godís own infinite,Immortal and omnipotent Power.

Sri Chinmoy

If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.

Bruce Barton

Other exercises develop single powers and muscles, but dancing embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once.

Jean Paul

A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.

Anna Held

In June, as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.

Aldo Leopold

When there's a single thief, it's robbery. When there are a thousand thieves, it's taxation.

Vanya Cohen

All my writing is about the recognition that there is no single reality. But the beauty of it is that you nevertheless go on, walking towards utopia, which may not exist, on a bridge which might end before you reach the other side.

Marguerite Young

All it takes is a single act of aggression to permanently wound a nation's reputation.

Ramman Kenoun

The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.

Charlotte Brontë

The single greatest test of Life is this: How much are you willing to struggle -- to spend time, energy, and effort -- to reach a desired outcome?

Laura Teresa Marquez

We do not despise all those who have vices, but we despise all those who have not a single virtue.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

The longest journey begins with a single step.

Lao Tsu

Evolution is fascinating to watch. To me it is the most interesting when one can observe the evolution of a single man.

Shana Alexander

I consider the concept of a global mean temperature to be somewhat dubious. A single number cannot adequately capture climate change. This number, as I see it, is aimed mostly at politicians and journalists.

Craig Bohren

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it

George F. Burns

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