Things Quotes by Robert M. Hutchins, Helen Keller, Samuel Johnson, Henry David Thoreau, Henry Rollins, Henry Miller and many others.
You can’t know what you don’t know. You can’t know about things you have yet to discover.
The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it, because it’s only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles, wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.
I’m an imperfect person. I’ve let anger, jealousy, all the emotions, get the best of me. If I go into books, word by word, little by little, they help re-center and re-ground me and put me on the right path. Life is a journey. I’m very focused on the things I do and have learned not to be pressured.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
Experience is the teacher of all things.
I have never, ever focused on the negative of things. I always look at the positive.
Things don’t always go your way in football: there are always good and bad times. At the end of the day, you have to have a positive attitude and a strong mentality and not let any setbacks get you down. And that’s what I’ve done – I’ve tried to keep my composure, even when things aren’t going the way I’d like.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you’re in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
Sometimes things don’t go your way, but you get up and keep going.
Do all things with love.
Caring – about people, about things, about life – is an act of maturity.
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
If you can’t do the little things right, you will never do the big things right.
The most important things in life aren’t things.
A man can do all things if he but wills them.
If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.
I’m proud of my hard work. Working hard won’t always lead to the exact things we desire. There are many things I’ve wanted that I haven’t always gotten. But, I have a great satisfaction in the blessings from my mother and father, who instilled a great work ethic in me both personally and professionally.
Small things sometimes mean a whole lot!
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
I am doing things that are true to me. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled.
Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Little things console us because little things afflict us.
Smart people focus on the right things.
I started ‘Outer Banks,’ because there’s so much hype around it. I saw one episode and I didn’t really continue, but I got to keep going at it. Two of the actors on there were also in ‘Stranger Things,’ and all my friends always ask, ‘Oh my God, you know Madelyn Cline. She was in ‘Stranger Things’ too.’
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Trust the young people; trust this generation‘s innovation. They’re making things, changing innovation every day. And all the consumers are the same: they want new things, they want cheap things, they want good things, they want unique things. If we can create these kind of things for consumers, they will come.
I never said most of the things I said.
Only when a man will not do some things is he capable of doing great things.
When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they’re not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can ’cause I know I’m gonna have to live that day anyway. So why not try to make the most of it if you can? Some days, they pan out a little better than others, but you still gotta always just try.
My father taught me not to overthink things, that nothing will ever be perfect, so just keep moving and do your best.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Small things make me smile.
Surround yourself with people and things that inspire you. Learn everything you can.
The good and bad things are what form us as people… change makes us grow.
The day, water, sun, moon, night – I do not have to purchase these things with money.
Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.
You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
God gave me life to continue to do things that I would never have done.
There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we don’t know.
Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.
Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.
Life is short, so go for things you enjoy.
Time, the devourer of all things.
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.
It is my feeling that Time ripens all things; with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
At the end of the day, I’m fighting for the things I said I’d fight for.
But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
I don’t get upset over things I can control, because if I can control them there’s no sense in getting upset. And I don’t get upset over things I can’t control, because if I can’t control them there’s no sense in getting upset.
Life goes by fast. Enjoy it. Calm down. It’s all funny. Next. Everyone gets so upset about the wrong things.
It’s the small things that will make you successful.
To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan… believe… act!
The world is full of a number of things, I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings.
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.
Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.
In this hectic life, we have no time to take care of ourselves, hence massage is needed for rejuvenation and stress reduction. A lot of people are looking for quick fixes: like, they are taking medications, and they are doing other things which are not healthy. But massage is very holistic and natural.
Things are never so bad they can’t be made worse.
There’s a drive in me that won’t allow me to do certain things that are easy.
Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.
There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors.
I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.
Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.
To see things in the seed, that is genius.
For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics.
It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.
The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication‘ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
A youth, when at home, should be filial and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all and cultivate the friendship of the good. When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies.
There are so many great things in life; why dwell on negativity?
The older I get, the more I’m conscious of ways very small things can make a change in the world. Tiny little things, but the world is made up of tiny matters, isn’t it?
All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
The most simple things can bring the most happiness.
God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.
We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.
I do not regret the things I’ve done, but those I did not do.
The more things change, the more they are the same.
I just got an ear for the kind of things I like.
When I was a boy, the priest, my uncle, carefully inculcated upon me this proverb, which I then learned and have ever since kept in my mind: ‘Dico tibi verum, Libertas optima rerum; Nunquam servili, sub nexu vivito, fili.’ ‘I tell you a truth: Liberty is the best of things, my son; never live under any slavish bond.’
One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.
The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world.
It’s not ‘can’; it’s ‘will.’ You have to will things into fruition.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.
If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
You can control two things: your work ethic and your attitude about anything.
Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.
The more I learn about things, I realise how wrong I was before.
The more often we see the things around us – even the beautiful and wonderful things – the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds – even those we love. Because we see things so often, we see them less and less.
I’m interested in two things. I’m interested in truth and I’m interested in fairness.
It’s good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it’s good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven’t lost the things that money can’t buy.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.
If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren’t willing to do.
Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.
I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
By people getting together and celebrating this idea of togetherness, great things can happen.
It’s crazy how fast time flies and how things progress.
I just find myself happy with the simple things. Appreciating the blessings God gave me.
Memories are the best things in life, I think.
Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.
When you’re true to who you are, amazing things happen.
If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.
I have no plan. I will leave it to the good things and good times to find me.
Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.
Good things happen when you meet strangers.
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
One of the best things to do sometimes is simply to be.
Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.
If we drive down the cost of transportation in space, we can do great things.
Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.
I’m not psycho… I just like psychotic things.
My mother had a saying: ‘Kamala, you may be the first to do many things, but make sure you’re not the last.’
I’d much rather hang out in a cafe. That’s where things are really happening.
History isn’t just the story of bad people doing bad things. It’s quite as much a story of people trying to do good things. But somehow, something goes wrong.
My aesthetic is pretty classic. I like to keep things simple but appreciate the details.
Faith makes all things possible… love makes all things easy.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as things forgot.
Be able to delegate, because there are some things that you just can’t do by yourself.
Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.
I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.
Cinema is not only about making people dream. It’s about changing things and making people think.
Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people.
A healthy friendship is one where you share your true feelings without fearing the end of the relationship. It’s also one where you sometimes have to let things that bug you slide. The tough moments will make you wiser about yourself and each other. They will also make you stronger and closer as friends.
Good things happen when you get your priorities straight.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights.
Flowers are happy things.
Things are going to get a lot worse before they get worse.
Life is tough, and things don’t always work out well, but we should be brave and go on with our lives.
Greatness comes by doing a few small and smart things each and every day. Comes from taking little steps, consistently. Comes from a making a few small chips against everything in your professional and personal life that is ordinary, so that a day eventually arrives when all that’s left is The Extraordinary.
Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.
The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.
Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing.
I don’t believe that if you do good, good things will happen. Everything is completely accidental and random. Sometimes bad things happen to very good people and sometimes good things happen to bad people. But at least if you try to do good things, then you’re spending your time doing something worthwhile.
We proved that we are still a people capable of doing big things and tackling our biggest challenges.
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be.
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you.
You only get one shot in your life, and you might as well push yourself and try things.
Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.
The good man is the friend of all living things.
Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seem impossible.
The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.
I know I may have done some bad things, but I’m not a bad person.
It hasn’t always been easy. There’s a lot of hard moments. Sometimes you learn from the end of the bench. Sometimes you learn from injuries. Sometimes you learn the most through the hard things. If you can keep a good attitude and keep on working, eventually situations change, and you can put those things to use.
Life is too short and too sweet to complain about the silly things.
Needing to have things perfect is the surest way to immobilize yourself with frustration.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
You get what you give. What you put into things is what you get out of them.
I never said half the things I said.
The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.
When you’re working with good people it brings good things out in you.
You can’t be all things to all people.
I’m changing every day as far as this rap thing. I’m learning new things. I’m getting bigger by the day.
The best way to know God is to love many things.
If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.
Some men see things as they are, and say why. I dream of things that never were, and say why not.
If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.
There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Of all the things I’ve lost I miss my mind the most.
The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments. If you don’t celebrate those, they can pass you by.
The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.
Things are more like they are now than they ever were before.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.
They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
I think we judge talent wrong. What do we see as talent? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people’s ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That’s the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
I think it’s really important to design things with a kind of personality.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.