Thing Quotes

Praise is warming and desirable. But it is an earned thing. It has to be deserved, like a hug from a child.

Phyllis McGinley

I am interested in madness. I believe it is the biggest thing in the human race, and the most constant. How do you take away from a man his madness without also taking away his identity?

William Saroyan

Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.

Josh Billings

Human madness is oftentimes a cunning and most feline thing. When you think it fled, it may have but become transfigured into still subtler form.

HERMAN MELVILLE

The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.

Horace Walpole

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.

Anne Lamott

When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest.

William Hazlitt

Show interest in all people, not just those from whom you want something. Making people feel important and good about themselves is just the right thing to do.

Bo Bennett

There is no such thing as a really rich victim.

T. Harv Eker

I think it was always there and it was maybe a matter of bringing it out. It was harder than I thought it would be and I had to try harder. I had to regain my confidence, maybe the most important thing. I have learned a lot to relax. I know what I can do now, and I do it.

Guy Lafleur

When I first started out all the attention could be a bit unnerving, especially when people stared. Now I find the best thing is to just relax. Being recognized is just something you have to get used to.

Tom Cruise

The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do the work.

Charles Barkley

The poem is a little myth of man's capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see --i t is, rather, a light by which we may see -- and what we see is life.

Robert Penn Warren

I have come to believe that one thing people cannot bear is a sense of injustice. Poverty, cold, even hunger are more bearable than injustice.

Milicent Fenwick

If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.

Mary Pickford

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.

G. K. Chesterton

A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue, but moderation in principle is always a vice.

Adrienne Herron

The use of military force against Iran would be very dangerous. It would be very provocative. The only thing worse would be Iran being a nuclear power.

Rudy Giuliani

Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms. It's the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe.

Philip Guston

You just have to do your own thing, no matter what anyone says. It's your life.

Ethan Embry

The only thing that will stop you from fulfilling your dreams is you.

Tom Bradley

Children are the proof we've been here... they are the best thing and the most impossible thing.

Allison Pearson

The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.

Frank A. Clark

Prayer is the first thing wherewith a righteous life beginneth, and the last wherewith it doth end.

Richard Hooker

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