Provocative Quotes

We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love. -We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.

Mother Theresa

It is true that I am often startled and even angered and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months.

David Rockefeller

No sight that human eyes can look upon is more provocative of awe than is the night sky scattered thick with stars.

Llewelyn Powys

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

To find a script that works with provocative ideas is hard to find.

John McTiernan

Well, Well, Well, its certainly a compelling provocative exciting delicious to think about idea, smart people say the universe is so big there must be something statistically it could be likely there could be something happening on some other world.

Jeff Goldblum

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Aesop

God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them.

John Aughey

The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up. If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.

Reverend Jesse Jackson]

Written poetry is different. Best thing is to see it in performance first, then read it. Performance is more provocative.

Adrian Mitchell

Listen, everyone is entitled to my opinion.

Madonna

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

What do you think an artist is? An imbecile who has only eyes if he is a painter, or ears if he is a musician, or a lyre in every chamber of his heart if he is a poet? How could it be possible to feel no interest in other people, and with a cool indifference to detach yourself from the very life which they bring to you so abundantly? No, painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war.

Pablo Picasso

The commonalities of creative thinking, and the psychology of mental drive and excitement, seem to transcend the log ical differences of subject or approach.

Stephen Jay Gould

Distance education is a huge lecture hall with hundreds of students and minimal interaction. It is time for us to start measuring the quality of learning by more than labels like face-to-face, hybrid, or e-learning.

Darcy Hardy

Think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody's face in a photograph. The magic is in seeing people in new ways.

Duane Michals

There are tests done for range of motion or strength, there are provocative tests to see if he might have a tear of a rotator cuff or labrum. He passed all that with flying colors, in fact had no symptoms. Actually we do feel he hurt himself in his first bullpen.

Bruce Thomas

It is impossible to resume the six-party talks under such provocative sanctions applied by the U.S. upon the DPRK.

Rodong Sinmun

The most provocative interpretation is that market participants anticipated that the committee was going to become more democratic once Greenspan departed and began to pay more attention to the comments by other FOMC members.

Brian Sack

No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky.

Llewelyn Powys

While other women's magazines in the market focus on fashion and beauty, we will be the only luxury-lifestyle magazine with an original, provocative approach to fashion, beauty, society, art, culture, travel and entertainment.

Chakrit Pichyangkul

I also have a rhinestone whip and rhinestone handcuffs.

Carmen Electra

All effective and engaging learning experiences provide frequent and meaningful feedback. Without feedback on whether or not one is getting closer to a goal, progress is unlikely.

Unknown

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Updated On : May 26, 2011
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