Thing Quotes

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

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

The important thing isn't the soundness or otherwise of the argument, but for it to make you think.

Albert Camus

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

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