Thing Quotes

Without Freedom of thought, there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such thing as public Liberty, without Freedom of speech

Benjamin Franklin

We are all electric creatures floating in the electric sea of this electric universe. Every electric thing in the entire universe breathes electrically into itself from the rest of the electric universe which is outside of itself. It also breathes out of itself into the rest of the universe.

Walter Russell

If you travel the earth, you will find it is largely divided into two classes of people people who say I wonder why such and such is not done and people who say Now who is going to prevent me from doing that thing?

Winston Churchill

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.

William Jennings Bryan

Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it

Emily Dickinson

Television is like the American toaster, you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime.

Alfred Hitchcock

Retro looking stuff but a lot of these guys doing these shows are my age or younger. I was just disgusted. I hated being around that kind of thing. Not that it affected what I did because when it comes down to it I was doing my own show.

Jhonen Vasquez

The so-called feminist writers were disgusted with me. I did my thing, and so I guess by feminist standards I'm a feminist. That suits me fine.

Chrissie Hynde

Journalists say a thing that they know is not true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true.

Enoch Arnold Bennett

Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.

Karl Barth

When plugged in, the least elaborate computer can be relied on to work to the fullest extent of its capacity. The greatest mind cannot be relied on for the simplest thing; its variability is its superiority.

Jacques Barzun

Love is the most dangerous thing in the world.

Jennifer Beals

The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

The deeper we look, the more we shall be convinced that the one thing wanting, which we must strive to acquire before all others, is strength strength physical, strength mental, strength moral, but above all strength spiritual which is the one inexhaustible and imperishable source of all the others. If we have strength everything else will be added to us easily and naturally.

Sri Aurobindo

Forgiveness is the best charity. (It is easy to give the poor money and goods when one has plenty, but to forgive is hard; but it is the best thing if one can do it.)

Meher Baba

The good thing about pain is it lets you know you're still alive.

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The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing. The main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unforeseen attack.

Marcus Aurelius

Law is a Bottomless-Pit, it is a Cormorant, a Harpy, that devours every thing.

John Arbuthnot

Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go, and it makes the end so easy.

Alcott, Louisa May

Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.

William J. Durant

Double-digit inflation is a terrible thing - and it got up to 14 or 15 percent on a monthly basis for a while, shortly after I became chairman of the Fed.

Paul A. Volcker

One good thing can be said for inflation: without it there would be no football.

Marty Ragaway

The only thing that makes life endurable in this world is human love, and yet, according to Christianity, that is the very thing that we are not to have in the other world. We are to be so taken up with Jesus and angels, that we shall care nothing about our brothers and sisters that have been damned. We shall be so carried away with the music of the harp that we shall not even hear the wail of father and mother. Such a religion is a disgrace to human nature.

Robert Green Ingersoll

The next best thing to being clever is being able to quote someone who is.

Mary Pettibone Poole

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