Thing Quotes

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

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake - you can't learn anything from being perfect.

Adam Osborne

Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.

Bret Harte

The thing that differentiates man from animals is money.

Gertrude Stein

Its a hard thing to leave any deeply routine life, even if you hate it

John Steinbeck

As we grow older together, As we continue to change with age, There is one thing that will never change. . . I will always keep falling in love with you.

Karen Clodfelder

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

Mark Twain

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

War is an ugly thing but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing he cares about more than his personal safety; is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.

John Stuart Mill

The biggest thing is we are going to have to execute offensively. We've been doing a much better job of late of not going on very long starvation periods of not getting a basket.

Leonard Perry

She died with her telly on, 87 and confused With not enough hospital beds cos all the moneys been used On the end of the century party preparations And they reckon that the last thing she saw in her life was Sting, singing on the roof of the Barbican Sting, singing on the roof of the Barbican

Nigel Blackwell

One thing guys know is when to shut up.

Chetan Bhagat

This means that I can do whatever I really want. God is always with me. There is no thing as a loser after all.

Chetan Bhagat

Plus, you know, when I was young, there was a lot of respect for clowning in rock music - look at Little Richard. It was a part of the whole thing, and I always also believed that it released the audience.

Bruce Springsteen

All who have achieved excellence in art possess one thing in common; that is, a mind to be one with nature, throughout the seasons.

Matsuo Bash

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I want to teach you five of those things which deserve your greatest anxiety to acquire them: Have hope only in God. Be afraid of nothing but sins. If you do not know a thing never feel ashamed to admit ignorance. If you do not know a thing never hesitate or feel ashamed to learn it. Acquire patience and endurance because their relation with true faith is that of a head to a body, a body is of no use without a head, similarly true faith can be of no use without attributes of resignation, endurance and patience.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

There is no such thing as eternal friendship or eternal hostility-only eternal interests.

Al-Ansari, Abd Al-Hamid

When the dictators and the opportunists are gone, the cross will still stand before us and something in us will say, 'That is the real thing.

Ralph W. Sockman

There's so many lessons I get from chess, it's incredible, but I think the biggest thing for me has always been is that losing is learning.

Maurice Ashley

By the end of the decade it had become obvious that perhaps the one constant of our variegated and strung-out peer groups was a pervasive sense of self-consciousness that sent us in grouchy packs to ugly festivals just to be together and dig ourselves and each other, as if all of this meant something greater than that we were kids who liked rock 'n' roll and came out to have a good time, as if our very styles and trappings and drugs and jargon could be in themselves political statements for any longer than about fifteen stoned seconds, even a threat to the Mother Country! So we loved and loved and doted on ourselves and our reflections in each other even as the whole thing got out of hand and turned into mud and disaster areas and downs and death.

Lester Bangs

The thing I hate the most about advertising is that it attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people, leaving us mainly with the slow and self-obsessed to become our artists.. Modern art is a disaster area. Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say so little.

Banksy

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