Most Quotes by Martin O’Malley, Sophia Loren, Rafael Nadal, Jeffrey Kluger, Charles William Eliot, Benjamin Franklin and many others.
The most valuable investment we can make is in our children’s education. When we make education a priority, we give our children opportunity. Opportunity to learn at higher levels than their parents were able to learn; to earn at higher levels than we were able to earn.
Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.
I always had the theory that the most important thing is be happy, enjoy what are you doing, and be fresh mentally.
Your parents leave you too soon and your kids and spouse come along late, but your siblings know you when you are in your most inchoate form.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Observe all men, thyself most.
The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.
Most of us regard good luck as our right, and bad luck as a betrayal of that right.
The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.
Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
I don’t care how busy I am – I will always make time for what’s most important to me.
Like most rights, the Second Amendment right is not unlimited… It is not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose.
The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.
Most of us aren’t defeated in one decisive battle. We are defeated one tiny, seemingly insignificant surrender at a time that chips away at who we should really be.
Its the name on the front of the jersey that matters most, not the one on the back.
After the verb ‘to Love’, ‘to Help’ is the most beautiful verb in the world.
Water is the softest of all things, yet it is the most powerful. The ocean patiently allows all things to flow into it. It is always flexible. The Tao is not about grasping, but allowing, like water.
The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.
Most police officers are good cops and good people.
For most people, attaining the intellectual clarity and emotional detachment that investing requires is tough.
What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.
The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother’s side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.
Indeed, a major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it… gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
As humans, we’re going to make mistakes. It’s what makes us human, and most of the time, the most effective way of learning is from a mistake.
I believe that every American should have stable, dignified housing; health care; education – that the most very basic needs to sustain modern life should be guaranteed in a moral society.
Raising awareness on the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever.
The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit… a reputation, character.
The most important thing for poets to do is to write as little as possible.
No matter if you win or lose, the most important thing in life is to enjoy what you have.
Don’t play for safety – it’s the most dangerous thing in the world.
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man’s most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
I’m different than most people. When I cross the finish line of a big race, I see that people are ecstatic, but I’m thinking about what I’m going to do tomorrow. It’s as if my journey is everlasting, and there is no finish line.
Most businesses think that product is the most important thing, but without great leadership, mission and a team that deliver results at a high level, even the best product won’t make a company successful.
Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.
An architect’s most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.
Popeye was right about spinach: dark green, leafy vegetables are the healthiest food on the planet. As whole foods go, they offer the most nutrition per calorie.
Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.
The constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the people; that… it is their right and duty to be at all times armed.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.
Home – that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel’s wings.
Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
Why indeed must ‘God’ be a noun? Why not a verb – the most active and dynamic of all.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
NATO is the most important military alliance in world history.
The lies we tell ourselves are the most subtle of all lies.
And the most unusual and surrealistic place in New York City is Central Park.
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one’s thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
The human voice: It’s the instrument we all play. It’s the most powerful sound in the world, probably. It’s the only one that can start a war or say ‘I love you.’ And yet many people have the experience that when they speak, people don’t listen to them.
Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.
The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit.
Your workforce is your most valuable asset. The knowledge and skills they have represent the fuel that drives the engine of business – and you can leverage that knowledge.
The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess.
Faith is part of who I am, yes. I was raised Christian Scientist. The most important thing I saw every single week on the wall at Sunday school was the Golden Rule.
Send out a cheerful, positive greeting, and most of the time you will get back a cheerful, positive greeting. It’s also true that if you send out a negative greeting, you will, in most cases, get back a negative greeting.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
Your mind is the most powerful weapon you have.
The invention of the printing press was one of the most important events in human history.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
The mineral world is a much more supple and mobile world than could be imagined by the science of the ancients. Vaguely analogous to the metamorphoses of living creatures, there occurs in the most solid rocks, as we now know, perpetual transformation of a mineral species.
My parents are very hard working people who did everything they could for their children. I have two brothers and they worked dog hard to give us an education and provide us with the most comfortable life possible. My dad provided for his family daily. So, yes, that is definitely in my DNA.
Most of my childhood is a big blur, ’cause I needed better glasses.
The most difficult thing in the world is to reveal yourself, to express what you have to. As an artist, I feel that we must try many things – but above all we must dare to fail. You must be willing to risk everything to really express it all.
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
China and the U.S. are two societies with very different attitudes towards opinion and criticism. In China, I am constantly under surveillance. Even my slightest, most innocuous move can – and often is – censored by Chinese authorities.
If we can’t begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.
Our very lives depend on the ethics of strangers, and most of us are always strangers to other people.
DJ Khaled most definitely knows how to rock a party.
The most important thing, in anything you do, is always trying your hardest, because even if you try your hardest and it’s not as good as you’d hoped, you still have that sense of not letting yourself down.
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.
Sometimes the most happy people in life are the ones with nothing. We can’t lose sight of the little things in life that should make us the happiest.
I am blessed for what I have, but I believed in it from the beginning. Today, the dream is the same: I still want to travel, I still want to entertain, and I most certainly still want to have fun.
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
The most fundamental fact about the ideas of the political left is that they do not work. Therefore we should not be surprised to find the left concentrated in institutions where ideas do not have to work in order to survive.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
Praised be You, my Lord, with all Your creatures, especially Sir Brother Sun, Who is the day through whom You give us light. And he is beautiful and radiant with great splendour; of You, Most High, he bears the likeness.
I have found little that is ‘good’ about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.
The creative people I admire seem to share many characteristics: A fierce restlessness. Healthy cynicism. A real world perspective. An ability to simplify. Restraint. Patience. A genuine balance of confidence and insecurity. And most importantly, humanity.
Often the most unexpected, unpredictable moments in life are the ones that leave the biggest impression and that teach us to roll with the punches.
I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: ‘try being rich first’. See if that doesn’t cover most of it. There’s not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
If you so choose, each day can be filled with even more joy than the one before. If you so choose, even the most seemingly random events can work in your favor.
Be careful not to compromise what you want most for what you want now.
The most persistent sound which reverberates through man’s history is the beating of war drums.
Most decisions are not binary, and there are usually better answers waiting to be found if you do the analysis and involve the right people.
We decide on something, leave it lying around, and wait and see what happens. If no one kicks up a fuss, because most people don’t understand what has been decided, we continue step by step until there is no turning back.
What I’ve enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn – I love it!
The most important part are the fans, that people going home are happy. It’s their time off, and you should give them something to enjoy.
I love spending time with my friends and family. The simplest things in life give me the most pleasure: cooking a good meal, enjoying my friends.
When I hear people debate the ROI of social media? It makes me remember why so many business fail. Most businesses are not playing the marathon. They’re playing the sprint. They’re not worried about lifetime value and retention. They’re worried about short-term goals.
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
The most important decision I’ve made in business? The choices of people I have around me. When I first started I brought everybody with me, my homies from the neighborhood, criminals. I just said, ‘Come on everybody, we made it.’ Then I had to realize we didn’t make it. I made it.
For me, the most important consideration is to choose attire that is functional, but looks stylish too. That means going for colors that are understated and use smart fabrics.
The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism.
I believe that the most meaningful way to succeed is to help other people succeed.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
I’m not going to lie. I am a psycho. Luckily, I get most of it out on stage.
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.
For the most part, Islam is about peace. It’s dealing with submission to the most high. Mohammed is a prophet, a messenger. But at the same time, we’ll fight in the name of Allah. We’re not going to let you disrespect our prophet.
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.
The belief that one’s own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.
Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal.
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often – just to save it from drying out completely.
You have the freedom to live and let live, to love and let love. Granting yourself that freedom is one of the healthiest, most constructive things you can do for yourself and the people who matter to you.
There are all kinds of stupid people that annoy me but what annoys me most is a lazy argument.
Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice, and they are also the most protected.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
If you’re you, it doesn’t matter if you’re the most boring person in the world: someone will like you. You’re not trying to be anyone else.
Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
When people need love and understanding and support the most is when they deserve it the least.
Football is the most important of the less important things in the world.
Radio is the most intimate and socially personal medium in the world.
Most of the time, you can beat a woman in an argument.
Good government is one of the most important factors in economic growth and social well-being.
Life is a series of steps. Things are done gradually. Once in a while there is a giant step, but most of the time we are taking small, seemingly insignificant steps on the stairway of life.
Life is like a box of crayons. Most people are the 8-color boxes, but what you’re really looking for are the 64-color boxes with the sharpeners on the back. I fancy myself to be a 64-color box, though I’ve got a few missing.
History is imperfect and biased, and it always, always has omissions. The most common omissions are the bits that the writer of that history took for granted that his readers would know.
When I was 49, I posed for Playboy – I was very flattered to be asked. I was quite honoured, really, considering that most of the models they feature are in their twenties.
It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.
I do not think about being beautiful. What I devote most of my time to is being healthy.
Life is short and you’ve got to get the most out of it.
Beauty when unadorned is adorned the most.
Most rock journalism is people who can’t write, interviewing people who can’t talk, for people who can’t read.
If you have kids, it is the most important thing to create good times.
I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvellous Presence.
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
Fun is one of the most important – and underrated – ingredients in any successful venture. If you’re not having fun, then it’s probably time to call it quits and try something else.
Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.
I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realise is that you’re not alone.
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.
It is good to win awards but the most important is to win together.
Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have.
The three kinds of people I dislike most are Gossips, Liars, and Hypocrites.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.
The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face.
Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.
Always believe in yourself and keep going. You don’t have to have the most talent in the world. You don’t have to be the smartest person in the world. If you persist and you persist and you persist, you will be successful.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive.
Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.
I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going.
The people are the most important element in a nation; the spirits of the land and grain are the next; the sovereign is the least.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
I’m lucky to have been raised in the most beautiful place – Amherst, Massachusetts, state of my heart. I’m more patriotic to Massachusetts than to almost any place.
The most significant moment in the course of intellectual development, which gives birth to the purely human forms of practical and abstract intelligence, occurs when speech and practical activity, two previously completely independent lines of development, converge.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
For any young democracy, the most difficult but important step is burying the legacy of tyranny and establishing an economy and a government and institutions that abide by the rule of law. Every country faces challenges to the rule of law, including my own.
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
The most important impact on society and the world is the cell phone. Cell phones have actually been one of the primary drivers in productivity improvements.
The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.
Honesty and integrity are by far the most important assets of an entrepreneur.
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
All the world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
Most bad behavior comes from insecurity.
I’ve always loved great upholstery, and think that a great sofa is one of the most important pieces of furniture in your home.
Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.
Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.
The most important thing is to try to do your best.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.
Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones – with ingratitude.
Of all the things I’ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Most of us start out with a positive attitude and a plan to do our best.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed.
Common sense is the most fairly distributed thing in the world, for each one thinks he is so well-endowed with it that even those who are hardest to satisfy in all other matters are not in the habit of desiring more of it than they already have.
Use each interaction to be the best, most powerful version of yourself.
I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
With self-discipline most anything is possible.
I became a very simple person. The simple things are the most precious to me. I don’t ascribe much significance to the things I have now. That feeling of touching death has never left me.
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.
We look at life from the back side of the tapestry. And most of the time, what we see is loose threads, tangled knots and the like. But occasionally, God’s light shines through the tapestry, and we get a glimpse of the larger design with God weaving together the darks and lights of existence.
Most of us have embraced digital technology, and depend on it more and more in our daily lives, both at home and at work.
Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them.
Translation is like a woman. If it is beautiful, it is not faithful. If it is faithful, it is most certainly not beautiful.
I’ve found beauty in such unexpected places. I think the most beautiful thing you can do is be yourself and to own it.
Having a mind that is open to everything and attached to nothing seems to me to be one of the most basic principles that you can adopt to contribute to individual and world peace.
Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don’t fit into boxes.
What I’ve never understood is why some women use plastic surgery to make themselves more attractive to men. The most beautiful woman is someone who’s happy and is always smiling.
Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.
Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
The most important 6 inches on the battlefield is between your ears.
At some stage in most people’s lives, things turn upside down, and nothing is as you expected it to be.
I’ve got seven kids. The three words you hear most around my house are ‘hello’, ‘goodbye’, and ‘I’m pregnant’.
Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.
137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed – it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.
Love without sex is still the most efficient form of hell known to man.
My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.
I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
Language most shows a man, speak that I may see thee.
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year – and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!
The human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected to 10 thousand other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in the known universe.
You can’t please everyone. When you’re too focused on living up to other people’s standards, you aren’t spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it’s all in your head. People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!
Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.
Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.
It’s in responsibility that most people find the meaning that sustains them through life. It’s not in happiness. It’s not in impulsive pleasure.
One of my most productive days was throwing away 1,000 lines of code.
The kitchen is the heart of every home, for the most part. It evokes memories of your family history.
Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
The most powerful element in advertising is the truth.
Where you have the most armed citizens in America, you have the lowest violent crime rate. Where you have the worst gun control, you have the highest crime rate.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.
We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.
Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. Follow them, never give up, that’s the most important thing. If you believe you can get there, then one day you will.
I think suicide is the most perfect thing you can do in life.
Most people want to avoid pain, and discipline is usually painful.
We are most alive when we’re in love.
He isn’t a real boss until he has trained subordinates to shoulder most of his responsibilities.
The most luxurious possession, the richest treasure anybody has, is his personal dignity.
It’s my view that gender is culturally formed, but it’s also a domain of agency or freedom and that it is most important to resist the violence that is imposed by ideal gender norms, especially against those who are gender different, who are nonconforming in their gender presentation.
What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse.
Most people live in a myth and grow violently angry if anyone dares to tell them the truth about themselves.
Neuroscience is by far the most exciting branch of science because the brain is the most fascinating object in the universe. Every human brain is different – the brain makes each human unique and defines who he or she is.
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
Don’t worry about being famous or making money; the most important thing is being the best. You have to become a master of your craft, and everything else will come.
The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.
If you want something, work hard for it, go after it. I can’t worry about all the ‘no’s, because I believe there’s a yes, and I’ve been very fortunate to find those in my career and made the most of those opportunities.
Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.
The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you.
Money is not the most important thing, but when you need it, there are few substitutes. So while I like the things money can buy, I love what money won’t buy. It bought me a house but it won’t buy me a home. It would buy me a companion but it won’t buy me a friend.
Children are the most desirable opponents at scrabble as they are both easy to beat and fun to cheat.
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
He has the most who is most content with the least.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.
Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don’t find out til too late that he’s been playing with two queens all along.
You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens.
I don’t call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly: far too dearly to flatter you. Don’t flatter me.
With age comes the understanding and appreciation of your most important asset, your health.
Before success comes in any man’s life, he’s sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That’s exactly what the majority of men do.
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
The most simple things can bring the most happiness.
The truth is, as most of us know, that global warming is real and humans are major contributors, mainly because we wastefully burn fossil fuels.
I tell a student that the most important class you can take is technique. A great chef is first a great technician. ‘If you are a jeweler, or a surgeon or a cook, you have to know the trade in your hand. You have to learn the process. You learn it through endless repetition until it belongs to you.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
Sweat equity is the most valuable equity there is. Know your business and industry better than anyone else in the world. Love what you do or don’t do it.
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.
You use your money to buy privacy because during most of your life you aren’t allowed to be normal.
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
My countrymen, I have given proofs that I am one most anxious for liberties for our country, and I am still desirous of them. But I place as a prior condition the education of the people, that by means of instruction and industry our country may have an individuality of its own and make itself worthy of these liberties.
I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, ‘There’s no place like New York. It’s the most exciting city in the world now. That’s the way it is. That’s it.’
The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite.
God is everywhere but He is most manifest in man. So serve man as God. That is as good as worshipping God.
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
Man is the most intelligent of the animals – and the most silly.
To me, we are the most beautiful creatures in the whole world. Black people. And I mean that in every sense.
There are things that people say that hurt my feelings or whatever, especially with social media right now. It can be the most amazing thing, and it can also be the most negative and detrimental thing.
Home is the place we love best and grumble the most.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House – with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
‘Obvious’ is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
Character in leadership is the most important balance for leadership. Without character, leaders have no safety. Leadership has no protection without character.
Football is now all about money. There are problems with the values within the game. This is sad because football is the most beautiful game. We can play it in the street. We can play it everywhere.
The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.
If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him.
Oftentimes, the most important decisions I make are the ones I don’t put much thought into.
Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.
The proper study of Man is anything but Man; and the most improper job of any man, even saints (who at any rate were at least unwilling to take it on), is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
The most thought-provoking thing in our thought-provoking time is that we are still not thinking.
One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.
The single most important ingredient in the recipe for success is transparency because transparency builds trust.
The black person is the protagonist in most of my paintings. I realized that I didn’t see many paintings with black people in them.
When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.
Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don’t know because we don’t want to know.
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one’s self to others.
The lowest form of popular culture – lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people’s lives – has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.
Earnings don’t move the overall market; it’s the Federal Reserve Board… focus on the central banks, and focus on the movement of liquidity… most people in the market are looking for earnings and conventional measures. It’s liquidity that moves markets.
You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness.
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen.
Democracy is worth dying for, because it’s the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
We live on this speck called Earth – think about what you might do, today or tomorrow – and make the most of it.
You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it’s like to be up there amongst the stars. And I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.
Culture hides much more than it reveals, and strangely enough, what it hides, it hides most effectively from its own participants.
To be free and to live a free life – that is the most beautiful thing there is.
Life is not what you expect: it is made up of the most unexpected twists and turns.
I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.
Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
Data is the most valuable asset in the world.
The English countryside is the most staggeringly beautiful place. I can’t spend as much time there as I like, but I like everything about it. I like fishing, I like clay- pigeon shooting.
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
Biology is the most powerful technology ever created. DNA is software, protein are hardware, cells are factories.
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.
The most basic human desire is to feel like you belong. Fitting in is important.
The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.
Coral reefs represent some of the world’s most spectacular beauty spots, but they are also the foundation of marine life: without them many of the sea’s most exquisite species will not survive.
DNA is the master blueprint for life and constitutes the genetic material in all free-living organisms and most viruses. RNA is the genetic material of certain viruses, but it is also found in all living cells, where it plays an important role in certain processes such as the making of proteins.
Think where man’s glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.
There is a painful joke that Europeans often tell of their Gallic neighbors: God created France, the most beautiful country in the world with so much good in it, and ended up feeling guilty about it. He had to do something to make it fair. And so, he created the French people.
The most important question in 21st-century economics may well be, ‘What should we do with all the superfluous people, once we have highly intelligent non-conscious algorithms that can do almost everything better than humans?’
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.
The most merciful thing in the world… is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.
The content of most textbooks is perishable, but the tools of self-directedness serve one well over time.
True navigation begins in the human heart. It’s the most important map of all.
Most people don’t have that willingness to break bad habits. They have a lot of excuses and they talk like victims.
The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer – and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’
Saying nothing… sometimes says the most.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
We’re all caught up in circumstances, and we’re all good and evil. When you’re really hungry, for instance, you’ll do anything to survive. I think the most evil thing – well, maybe that’s too strong – but certainly a very evil thing is judgment, the sin of ignorance.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Women are our most miraculous muse, an enchanted intangibility that encourages all art.
Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.
I don’t want to have lived in vain like most people. I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to all people, even those I’ve never met. I want to go on living even after my death!
Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations.
Of those beings who live in ignorance, shut up and confined, as it were, in an egg, I have first broken the eggshell of ignorance and alone in the universe obtained the most exalted, universal Buddhahood.
Most comedy is based on getting a laugh at somebody else’s expense. And I find that that’s just a form of bullying in a major way. So I want to be an example that you can be funny and be kind, and make people laugh without hurting somebody else’s feelings.
The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
The human voice is the first and most natural musical instrument, also the most emotional.
He who seeks for methods without having a definite problem in mind seeks in the most part in vain.
The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out… without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, intolerable.
Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.
We need love, and to ensure love, we need to have full employment, and we need social justice. We need gender equity. We need freedom from hunger. These are our most fundamental needs as social creatures.
Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes… we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions – especially selfish ones.
The best work is not what is most difficult for you; it is what you do best.
Just be confident. I think confidence is the most attractive part of a person.
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
Sometimes the most beautiful thing is precisely the one that comes unexpectedly and unearned, hence something given truly as a present.
I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. Time and love are the most valuable possession you can share.
One’s family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way: One of these days I’ll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who’ll be with me will be my family.
Fortunately, most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling from others.
He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.
We all have a dark side. Most of us go through life avoiding direct confrontation with that aspect of ourselves, which I call the shadow self. There’s a reason why. It carries a great deal of energy.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.
My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.
If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.
The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home.
The most violent element in society is ignorance.
Above all, always be capable of feeling deeply any injustice committed against anyone, anywhere in the world. This is the most beautiful quality in a revolutionary.
Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
I served in all commissioned ranks from a second Lieutenant to a Major General. And during that time, I spent most of my time being a high-class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street, and for the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer for capitalism.
Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that’s where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.
The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect.
The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.
A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more.
Obsession is the single most wasteful human activity, because with an obsession you keep coming back and back and back to the same question and never get an answer.
My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
Humor is the most engaging cowardice.
What do you regard as most humane? To spare someone shame.
The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own.
You don’t have to be a ‘person of influence’ to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they’ve taught me.
During natural disasters or emergencies, the most resilient communities – places that suffer the fewest casualties and rebuild more quickly – are not the wealthiest neighborhoods or ones that have spent the most on physical infrastructure, but rather the communities with the strongest social infrastructure.
Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life.
The most magnificent creature in the entire world, the tiger is.
Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.
The most difficult thing in football is to score a goal.
Literature is one of the most interesting and significant expressions of humanity.
Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving.
The biggest and most deadly ‘tax’ rate on the poor comes from a loss of various welfare state benefits – food stamps, housing subsidies and the like – if their income goes up.
Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us; but most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.
Whereas most technologies tend to automate workers on the periphery doing menial tasks, blockchains automate away the center. Instead of putting the taxi driver out of a job, blockchain puts Uber out of a job and lets the taxi drivers work with the customer directly.
Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain.
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
Most people can bear adversity; but if you wish to know what a man really is give him power.
Xi Jinping is one of the strongest and most capable revolutionary leaders I have met in my life.
Most people don’t grow up. It’s too damn difficult. What happens is most people get older. That’s the truth of it. They honor their credit cards, they find parking spaces, they marry, they have the nerve to have children, but they don’t grow up.
The people you choose to have around you make all the difference. My family and close friends keep me grounded. You have to have a mind of your own and a strong head on your shoulders. Cricket is the most important thing to me, so the rest of it pales in comparison.
Good planning is important. I’ve also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you’re in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you’re depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension.
Bitcoin is one of the most viral concepts I’ve ever encountered.
I do believe that clean water is the most efficient way to change the world.
America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.
The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.
Laughter is America’s most important export.
The process of editing is what I enjoy most – putting the pieces together and making sense out of them.
As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher’s mound. It was as if I’d been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.
Allah says in the Qur’an not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. It’s who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque – and I’m a basketball player with money and prestige – if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. He’s better than me. It’s about knowledge.
Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.
Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.
While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.
One of the most important decisions you’ll ever make is choosing the kind of universe you exist in: is it helpful and supportive or hostile and unsupportive? Your answer to this question will make all the difference in terms of how you live your life and what kind of Divine assistance you attract.
Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
Your minds may now be likened to a garden, which will, if neglected, yield only weeds and thistles; but, if cultivated, will produce the most beautiful flowers, and the most delicious fruits.
One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one.
Since all life is futility, then the decision to exist must be the most irrational of all.
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there is the lowest degree of culture.
The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.
It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
The best thing to do when you find yourself in a hurting or vulnerable place is to surround yourself with the strongest, finest, most positive people you know.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.
I’m not somebody that’s trying to be somebody else. I’m being myself for the most part and people respect that.
The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit.
The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd.
The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.
I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.
Family is the most important thing in the world.
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done.
People often say that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder,’ and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.
Beauty has so many forms, and I think the most beautiful thing is confidence and loving yourself.
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.
I’ve kept most of my friends for decades, and I continue to make new friends.
I think the most important thing is to keep active and to hope that your mind stays active.
Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
Grit is that ‘extra something’ that separates the most successful people from the rest. It’s the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.
Although humans see reality in colour, for me, black and white has always been connected to the image’s deeper truth, to its most hidden meaning.
Fashion is the most beautiful illusion you can have.
Hope is the most exciting thing there is in life.
One of the most important things about looking youthful is to have a modern haircut.
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
Most cynics are really crushed romantics: they’ve been hurt, they’re sensitive, and their cynicism is a shell that’s protecting this tiny, dear part in them that’s still alive.
The world is the true classroom. The most rewarding and important type of learning is through experience, seeing something with our own eyes.
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects… totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why.
The American flag is the most recognized symbol of freedom and democracy in the world.
The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don’t let them put you in that position.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.
A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.
AI will probably most likely lead to the end of the world, but in the meantime, there’ll be great companies.
I didn’t see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.
Nothing shines out more than a bride in her most natural state.
People don’t understand that when I grew up, I was never the most talented. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic, and that’s been what has gotten me this far.
Violence is one of the most fun things to watch.
That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.
I suspect that even most conservatives would prefer to live in the kind of world conjured up in the liberals’ imagination rather than in the kind of world we are in fact stuck with.
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
Less than 1 percent of ancient Egypt has been discovered and excavated. With population pressures, urbanization, and modernization encroaching, we’re in a race against time. Why not use the most advanced tools we have to map, quantify, and protect our past?
Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.
The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.
The most wasted day of all is that on which we have not laughed.
The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.
The most propagandistic element of ‘Frozen’ was the transformation of the prince at the beginning of the story, who was a perfectly good guy, into a villain with no character development whatsoever about three-quarters of the way to the ending.
In order to get what you want, you must first decide what you want. Most people really foul up at this crucial first step because they simply can’t see how it’s possible to get what they want, so they don’t even let themselves want it.
In the US, there is basically one party – the business party. It has two factions, called Democrats and Republicans, which are somewhat different but carry out variations on the same policies. By and large, I am opposed to those policies. As is most of the population.
If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.
I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.
Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.
Perhaps the most striking assault on the foundations of traditional liberties is a little-known case brought to the Supreme Court by the Obama administration, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project.
The harness of waterfalls is the most economical method known for drawing energy from the sun.
As you get older, the cliches of life ring true. It’s the simple things that matter most: your family, the people you love, your health and sanity.
Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Most important thought, if you love someone, tell him or her, for you never know what tomorrow may have in store.
Most smiles are started by another smile.
It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.
It’s not who’s the best – it’s who can take the most pain.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
All I have to say is: Jessica Simpson is the most beautiful woman on the planet!
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
The difficulty for most of us in the modern world is that the old-fashioned idea of God has become incredible or implausible.
Truth is the most bitter to accept, swallow and digest it. The moment you speak truth, you lose your popularity. But I don’t care.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
We fear the thing we want the most.
The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.
I think empathy is a beautiful thing. I think that’s the power of film though. We have one of the most powerful, one of the greatest communicative tools known to man.
I’m a happy man, because I am successful in what I do, of course; but what makes me most happy is I have people around me that I love and who love me back. This, for me, is the most important thing. Nobody likes to be alone.
The world is made up for the most part of morons and natural tyrants, sure of themselves, strong in their own opinions, never doubting anything.
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school.
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
I’m a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Let me define a leader. He must have vision and passion and not be afraid of any problem. Instead, he should know how to defeat it. Most importantly, he must work with integrity.
Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.
I think the eyes flirt most. There are so many ways to use them.
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.
The European Union is the world’s most successful invention for advancing peace.
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll go through the pain no matter what happens.
An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.
With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live. Most of the oxygen in the atmosphere is generated by the sea.
The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.
The most difficult and complicated part of the writing process is the beginning.
Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.
We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.
The name Muhammad is the most common name in the world. In all the countries around the world – Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon – there are more Muhammads than anything else. When I joined the Nation of Islam and became a Muslim, they gave me the most famous name because I was the champ.
The pain of powerlessness is excruciating. It is the most painful experience in the earth school, and everyone shares it.
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting and, most importantly, a way of communicating.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.
Love yourself for who you are, and trust me, if you are happy from within, you are the most beautiful person, and your smile is your best asset.
The next time you see a spider web, please, pause and look a little closer. You’ll be seeing one of the most high-performance materials known to man.
When the government violates the people’s rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.
There is only one principle of war and that’s this. Hit the other fellow, as quickly as you can, as hard as you can, where it hurts him most, when he ain’t lookin’.
I’m childish and silly. Most people tease me because I’m a bit daft.
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union.
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Real Madrid is the most important thing that happened to me, both as a footballer and as a person.
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.
Be true to yourself, stay focused and stay you, take advice from other folks, use what you can, but never mind what is not for you. For the most part, trust yourself and believe in what you are doing.
Biographies, as generally written, are not only misleading but false… In most instances, they commemorate a lie and cheat posterity out of the truth.
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.
Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow – after you have done your best to achieve success today.
I don’t have a formula to pass on. I always did it my own way. Even today, I hold my independence close. It’s what’s most precious to me. Passion. Risk. Tenacity. Consistency. This is my professional history.
The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
One of the most important actions, things a leader can do, is to lead by example. If you want everyone else to be passionate, committed, dedicated, and motivated, you go first!
The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.
The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
I’m obsessed with insects, particularly insect flight. I think the evolution of insect flight is perhaps one of the most important events in the history of life. Without insects, there’d be no flowering plants. Without flowering plants, there would be no clever, fruit-eating primates giving TED Talks.
In the journey of an entrepreneur, the most important thing is self-belief and the ability to convert that belief into reality.
Our most valuable resources – creativity, communication, invention, and reinvention – are, in fact, unlimited.
The single most powerful thing I can be is to be myself.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
It is a way to take people’s wealth from them without having to openly raise taxes. Inflation is the most universal tax of all.
Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.
I think it would be interesting to know what it feels like to be the most beautiful woman in the world.
Get there first with the most.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When you feed yourself what your body needs when it needs it, that’s love. So give your bod some TLC and sit down and enjoy a good, substantial breakfast.
Perjury is the basest and meanest and most cowardly of crimes. What can it do? Perjury can change the common air that we breathe into the axe of an executioner.
Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.
Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.
The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.
The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.
The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike… you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it’s true.
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.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
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.
Temperance is essential, if the services of men and women are to be employed to the best and most useful effect according, to the physical capacity and ability of each. Nothing less will assure a total effort.
The style of ancient Egyptian art is transcendently clear, something 8-year-olds can recognize in an instant. Its consistency and codification is one of the most epic visual journeys in all art, one that lasts 30 dynasties spread over 3,000 years.
Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue.
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.
You hear a lot about God these days: God, the beneficent; God, the all-great; God, the Almighty; God, the most powerful; God, the giver of life; God, the creator of death. I mean, we’re hearing about God all the time, so we better learn how to deal with it. But if we know anything about God, God is arbitrary.
Oh! Most miserable wretch that I am! Why have I not learnt how to swim?
Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.
Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense.
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.
Every day is a gift from God. There’s no guarantee of tomorrow, so that tells me to see the good in this day to make the most of it.
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
I think it’s important for us as a society to remember that the youth within juvenile justice systems are, most of the time, youths who simply haven’t had the right mentors and supporters around them – because of circumstances beyond their control.
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
It is what we prevent, rather than what we do that counts most in Government.
Most men are within a finger’s breadth of being mad.
The most important thing is, whatever you do decide to choose, take it seriously and do your best.
We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.
I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.
I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.
It’s funny how most people love the dead, once you’re dead, you’re made for life.
We need to save the Arctic not because of the polar bears, and not because it is the most beautiful place in the world, but because our very survival depends upon it.
People who want the most approval get the least and people who need approval the least get the most.
Wild globalisation has benefited some, but it’s been a catastrophe for most.
The world is full of people with different characters and temperaments. We all have a dark side, a tendency to manipulate, and aggressive desires. The most dangerous types are those who repress their desires or deny the existence of them, often acting them out in the most underhanded ways.
The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant.
The person that turns over the most rocks wins the game. And that’s always been my philosophy.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Life is very difficult. One of the most ancient of religious ideas that emerges everywhere, I would say, is that life is essentially suffering.
Peter Parker is probably the most relatable superhero – maybe ever – because he goes through something that basically everyone has to go through. Whether it’s puberty or talking to girls or doing homework, he does it in such a human way. That’s why he’s such a beloved character: because so many people can relate to him.
Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.
Most humans are never fully present in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But then you miss your whole life, which is never not now.
What I value most in my friends is loyalty.
Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor.
Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life – a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.
Most of life is showing up. You do the best you can, which varies from day to day.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
I dated a lot, but I never really had anyone who was worthy of an anniversary. And most girlfriends never made it to a year, anyway.
And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there… Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all – the apathy of human beings.
Music is one of the most powerful things the world has to offer. No matter what race or religion or nationality or sexual orientation or gender that you are, it has the power to unite us.
Most floods are caused by man, not weather; deforestation, levee construction, erosion, and overgrazing all result in the loss of ecosystem services.
Having a superpower has nothing to do with the ability to fly or jump, or superhuman strength. The truest superpowers are the ones we all possess: willpower, integrity, and most importantly, courage.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority.
We should not say that one man’s hour is worth another man’s hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time’s carcass.
All honest work is good work; it is capable of leading to self-development, provided the doer seeks to discover the inherent lessons and makes the most of the potentialities for such growth.
What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it.
A healthy society rests on three pillars: business, government and civil society, or non-profits. Each has a distinct and important role to play, and all three need to work together synergistically to create the most value for society.
Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy.
My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady and the other was to be independent, and the law was something most unusual for those times because for most girls growing up in the ’40s, the most important degree was not your B.A. but your M.R.S.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.
Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.
The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.
Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint.
The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.
The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
The most important practical lesson that can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe – how to observe – what symptoms indicate improvement – what the reverse – which are of importance – which are of none – which are the evidence of neglect – and of what kind of neglect.
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.
Most men today cannot conceive of a freedom that does not involve somebody’s slavery.
Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise.
Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive.
Progress is possible, but it is fragile – and across our country, the battles for our most basic civil rights rage on.
As human beings we have the most extraordinary capacity for evil. We can perpetrate some of the most horrendous atrocities.
Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man’s rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Sustainable development requires human ingenuity. People are the most important resource.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.
The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done.
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
The most important thing when ill is to never lose heart.
Football is my sanctuary. It’s where I go to escape. It’s where I’m most happy.
Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.
A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.
It’s never going to be a smooth sailing ship, there’s going to be ups and downs and I think one of the most important things to understand is not to ride the highs too high and ride the lows too low – it is a marathon and if you can just try to steady the ship as you go.
Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.
Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.
Men of lofty genius sometimes accomplish the most when they work least, for their minds are occupied with their ideas and the perfection of their conceptions, to which they afterwards give form.
The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.
The things which are most important don’t always scream the loudest.
When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not.
Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.
In boxing, they say it’s the punch you don’t see coming that knocks you out. In the wider world, the reality we ignore or deny is the one that weakens our most impassioned efforts toward improvement.
The oldest, shortest words – ‘yes’ and ‘no’ – are those which require the most thought.
Scientific research is one of the most exciting and rewarding of occupations.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample wealth, is unhappy, though he be master of the world.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
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.
I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.
The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
In a world that is constantly changing, there is no one subject or set of subjects that will serve you for the foreseeable future, let alone for the rest of your life. The most important skill to acquire now is learning how to learn.
Fear is the most debilitating emotion in the world, and it can keep you from ever truly knowing yourself and others – its adverse effects can no longer be overlooked or underestimated. Fear breeds hatred, and hatred has the power to destroy everything in its path.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man.
The right of self defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals, and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or by those who abuse her power, its obligation is not the less strong.
I’m most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He’s given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I’ll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do.
The most important thing is to never give up, never give in to circumstances, believe yourself, and to soldier on, no matter what’s in your way.
When most people set out to change their lives, they often focus on all the external stuff, like a new job or a new location or new friends or a new romantic prospects and on and on. The reality is that changing your life starts with changing the way you see everything in your life.
Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.
Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom’s homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.
The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one’s day and every night to examine the results obtained.
The tallest Trees are most in the Power of the Winds, and Ambitious Men of the Blasts of Fortune.
Feeling sorry for ourselves is the most useless waste of energy on the planet. It does absolutely no good. We can’t let our circumstances or what others do or don’t do control us. We can decide to be happy regardless.
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings – words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.
The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
Do not borrow the productions of other men’s brains and pens and recite them as a lesson; but make the most of the talents, the brain power, that God has given you.
The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.
Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
NATO’s brutal military alliance has become the most perfidious instrument of repression known in the history of humankind.
Sex is the most beautiful thing that can take place between a happily married man and his secretary.
In raising children, we need to continuously keep in mind how we can best create the most favorable environment for their imitative behavior. Everything done in the past regarding imitation must become more and more conscious and more and more consciously connected with the future.
Innocence is one of the most exciting things in the world.
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.
I know who I am. I am not perfect. I’m not the most beautiful woman in the world. But I’m one of them.
The void, the concept of nothingness, is terrifying to most people on the planet. And I get anxiety attacks myself. I know the fear of that void. You have to learn to die before you die. You give up, surrender to the void, to nothingness.
Boxing is the most beautiful thing after women.
The most important service to others is service to those who are not like yourself.
Travel stories teach geography; insect stories lead the child into natural science; and so on. The teacher, in short, can use reading to introduce her pupils to the most varied subjects; and the moment they have been thus started, they can go on to any limit guided by the single passion for reading.
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.
Surfers have the most attitude.
You really don’t need to wear any make-up most of the time; keep your eyebrows the way they are, and find your own natural beauty signature.
Our lives improve only when we take chances – and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
The most successful war seldom pays for its losses.
Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality.
I absolutely adore cows. They’re the most fascinating, gentle and beautiful animals. Their eyes are so amazing. I have ten that live on the land around my house. I love to talk to them. There are few things better than falling asleep in a field and being woken up by an inquisitive cow.
Social engineering has become about 75% of an average hacker’s toolkit, and for the most successful hackers, it reaches 90% or more.
If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.
Men’s ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state.
The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.
Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.
The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.
The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.
Fables should be taught as fables, myths as myths, and miracles as poetic fantasies. To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing. The child mind accepts and believes them, and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can he be in after years relieved of them.
Together we are stronger, our voices louder, and the synergy of our actions more powerful. Together we can prevail on the Navy to put commonsense safeguards in place, like requiring its ships to avoid the most sensitive marine mammal habitats and to stop their training exercises during peak migrations.
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.