Thing Quotes

Politics has rough manners, but it is a very useful thing.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

When I sit down to make a sketch from nature, the first thing I try to do is to forget that I have ever seen a picture.

John Constable

Love is the grandest thing on God's earth, but fortunate the lover who has plenty of money.

Russell H. Conwell

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.

Amelia Earhart

The first rule of luck in business is that you should persevere in doing the right thing. Opportunities will come your way if you do.

Ronald Cohen

Life is not a thing of knowing only nay, mere knowledge has properly no place at all save as it becomes the handmaiden of feeling and emotion.

Billings Learned Hand

Let's define the word, what racist is - "A person who believes that their race to be superior to another's." I've never advocated that. And I challenge anyone to tell me one thing that I've said that is racist. Criticism is not racism. Accountability is not racism. And that's what I've tried to say over the years.

Pauline Lee Hanson

Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our hardnesses yield, all our irritations and resentments flit away and a sunny spirit takes their place.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Persons who think there is no such thing as luckgood or badare entitled to their opinion, although I think they ought to be shot for it.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

It is a poor thing for the writer to take on that which he doesnt understand.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The world is a fine place. The only thing wrong with it is us. How little justice and humility there is in us, how poorly we understand patriotism!

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Mankind has conceived history as a series of battles; hitherto it has considered fighting as the main thing in life.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one thing too exclusively.

Voltaire

Isolation in creative work is an onerous thing. Better to have negative criticism than nothing at all.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Sanity brings pain but madness is a vile thing.

EURIPIDES

Man is by nature a lover. Only he has yet to discover the real thing to love. This quest awakens him to the fulfillment of his real Self.

Sri Chinmoy

The first thing that you lose on a diet is brain mass.

Moran Margaret Cho

The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists, as the mother can love the unborn child.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Really, the fundamental, ultimate mystery -- the only thing you need to know to understand the deepest metaphysical secrets -- is this: that for every outside there is an inside and for every inside there is an outside, and although they are different, they go together.

Alan Watts

To be left alone is the most precious thing one can ask of the modern world.

Anthony Burgess

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