The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
I wouldn’t give ten gallons of my own piss for clear sentence that gives the sense of a tree as a tree, when I revel in the nonsense of its being my own Grandfather, a...
—David Joseph Cribbin
I’m reflective only in the sense that I learn to move forward. I reflect with a purpose.
The quiet sense of something lost
—Alfred Lord Tennyson
Photography can be a deceitful, superficial medium that leads us into believing something even though we know it’s not necessarily true. It lulls us into a false sense of complacency.
The schizophrenic has no sense of humor. His world is a constantly daunting, unfriendly place.
Bombino’s a super modest guy, very nice. His whole crew is a bunch of characters and he’s definitely the Grand Poobah. I don’t think the other guys are that much younger than him, but he...
Well, if you look at all of the cultures in America, this is a great opportunity for us to really get acquainted with the rest of the world. America is the only place you can...
A memoir is my version of events. My perspective. I choose what to tell and what to omit. I choose the adjectives to describe a situation, and in that sense, I’m creating a form of...
Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation; all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not; but superstition dismounts all these, and...
For as long as I can remember, the thing that gave me a sense of wonderment and renewal… has always been the work of other actors.
What drives people to public service is a sense of possibility. If you haven’t sensed that possibility you don’t get started in the same way, you don’t feel you can have an impact.
Wake up to think of words… want to walk through pages of meanings, the links in assonance, alliteration, or just simple sense that moves the eye to leap that way to the next-door play of...
Upon my word, Emma, to hear you abusing the reason you have, is almost enough to make me think so too. Better be without sense than misapply it as you do.
The problem with our sense of justice is we always seemed to be kind to beautiful and attractive criminals.
I kind of miss writing songs the way that I used to write songs, in the sense that I would just sit down, and all these words that told a story would come out. There’s...
An important reason Google is usually listed among the world’s most trusted brands is that it conveys a sense that the user comes first.
I think there was a sense that the impact was being lost because the audience was so familiar with the form. You combine that with people’s attention spans, which are clearly conditioned to be shorter...
Nature is a book, a letter, a fairy tale (in the philosophical sense) or whatever you want to call it.
I like someone with a really good and dark sense of humour.
The adult is the enemy of the child because of the awful process of civilizing this thing that, when it is born, is an animal with no manners, no moral sense at all.
You know how if you’re born in a certain situation you always expect your life to run on a steady trajectory? I’ve never really had a sense of that. I assume that life is going...
I am mad, I am going under, I must follow the advice of a friend, and pay no heed to myself.
I’d heard he was good, and what the hell sense does it make not to hire somebody because of their color?
Spending only what the country can afford, rewarding savings, encouraging independence, supporting marriage: people know that these things are common sense.
Four Day’s Four Night’sMy desire her eyesHer attention my lifeI claim she refuses..!In the passion of hopeI wasAll day all nightHer ignorance my fallI like rides so I movedI know now she wantsAfter immense instanceWe...
If you want to find wilier race by common sense, then you have just narrowed your searching area.
Dreams and Happiness are…drugs. And the pain that follows is not less than a sharp knife…or a sharp-nail. It bleeds without blood. You just feel it. With every sense you have got, on every single...
—Ankur Kumar Shah
With the first commandment, Mohammed tried to imprison common sense. And with the second commandment, the beautiful, romantic side of mankind was enslaved.
—Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The essence of true education in one’s life is to show the presence of mind, heart and soul to sense everything right
Over the years, I think I’ve matured in my spiritual evolution and development to understand a bit more than the narrow religious thinking – to move beyond that through a sort of perfection of the...
Tree roots hold river banks together and stop the wind blowing soil away, there are many creatures that live in woods and they provide a sense of well-being and look nice.
I will say that as I get older and calmer and quieter in my own self, the one quality in a woman that I find more and more attractive is kindness. A sense of adventure...
I always take the time to eat well and eat locally because it’s common sense.
An uplifting sense of purpose is more than an impetus for individual accomplishment, it is also a necessary insurance policy against expediency and impropriety.
Character is destiny, and politicians usually get the scandals they deserve, with a sense of inevitability about them.
As a parent, I want my kids to have an optimistic outlook, and one that has hope, and that makes sense, where good does triumph over evil and it’s not cynical, and it’s not snarky.
Either you are extrovert or introvert, and so I am an introvert in that sense. I’m not a social person that wants to go to parties.
common sense is embedded in common things
Everyone feels a sense of ownership in creating a Lynn Shelton movie. Lynn chooses amazing people – including the crew. Every person there is committed to making the film the best it can be.
I think I have a better sense of my weaknesses – being self-important, selfish and having a big ego probably triggers all the other stuff. I can see myself more clearly.
I turn to someone, I’m not sure, to God I think, but I never ask for anything. I would never pray to win a title; it makes no sense. I’ve never understood those who pray...
You know, I think when I reflect on it, I think there’s certainly a sense of history. When you have ambitions to play this game, you want to be one of the best ever, and...
Novels are political because in them, we try to identify with people who are not like us. And, in that sense, I like the first-person singular because I have to imitate accurately the voice of...
We must prepare the ground for creativity. And if this also gives rise later to success in the economic sense, success in terms of Euros and Cents, this will by no means reduce my joy.
Sense isn’t democratic. An opinion uttered by 99 people does not necessarily make more sense than an opposing opinion that was uttered by one person.
The existence of guilty sense is soimportant in education and religion.
Grace is thickly counter-intuitive. It feels risky and unfair. It’s dangerous and disorderly. It wrestles control out of our hands. It is wild and unsettling. It turns everything that makes sense to us upside-down and...
At school, I decided I wanted to be a director and then I went out and spent the rest of my adult life trying to be a director. It was really clear to me. So...
The lions taught me photography. They taught me patience and the sense of beauty, a beauty that penetrates you.
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