Thing Quotes

The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.

Mark Zuckerberg

Never hope to conceal any shameful thing which you have done; for even if you do conceal it from others, your own heart will know. Pursue the enjoyments which are of good repute; for pleasure attended by honor is the best thing in the world, but pleasure without honor is the worst.

Isocrates

When has the world seen a phenomenon like this? a lonely uninstructed youth, coming from amid the moral darkness of Galilee, even more distinct from His age, and from every thing around Him, than a Plato would be rising up in some wild tribe in Oregon, assuming thus a position at the head of the world and maintaining it, for eighteen centuries, by the pure self-evidence of His life and doctrine.

Horace Bushnell

Only in quiet waters do thing mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.

Hans Margolius

Anyone who has no character is not a man, but a thing.

Nicolas Chamfort

The only thing that stops God sending a second Flood is that the first one was useless.

Nicolas Chamfort

The surest way to get a thing in this life is to be prepared for doing without it, to the exclusion even of hope.

Jane Welsh Carlyle

When both parties are lying and they both know the other party's lying, it comes powerful close to being the same thing as telling the truth.

Orson Scott Card

My own feeling is that human happiness is a very random thing, and bestows itself willy-nilly, and theres not much deserving about the matter.

Orson Scott Card

When people say perhaps its cause theyre lying. Either they dont believe the thing theyre saying, or they do believe it only they dont want to admit they do.

Orson Scott Card

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

Love and War are the same thing, and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the other.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

One great thing about getting old is that you can get out of all sorts of social obligations just by saying you're tired.

George Denis Patrick Carlin

The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever, but what's wrong with that, really?

Herbert Eugene Caen

There is such a thing as society. It's just not the same thing as the state.

David William Donald Cameron

We need not be afraid to touch, to feel, to show emotion. The easiest thing in the world is to be what you are, what you feel. The hardest thing to be is what other people want you to be. Dont let them put you in that position.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

When one does away with oneself one does the most estimable thing possible: one thereby almost deserves to live.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Power is better than revenge. Power is a live thing, by which you reach out to grasp the future. Revenge is a dead thing, reaching out from the past to grasp you.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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

Sometimes we look for those thunderous things to happen in our life for our lives to change or go in the other direction. We seek the miracle. We seek the parting of the seas, the moving of the mountains. But no, it's a quiet thing. At least for me it was.

Ben Vereen

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

Williams Jenning Bryan

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake Ė you canít learn anything from being perfect .

Adam Osborne

If you don't wish a man to do a thing you had better get him to talk about it; for the more men talk, the more likely they are to do nothing else.

Thomas Carlyle

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