Found 356 quotes starting with MO:

Model. Two mobile eyes in a mobile head, itself on a mobile body.
– Robert BressonRate it:
Modeling isn't the glamorous job most people believe it to be. The hours and conditions can be harsh and more often than not a model's career is over before it ever starts.
– Robert BonhommeRate it:
Moderation in all things.
– TerenceRate it:
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
– Henry KissingerRate it:
Modern cynics and skeptics ... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
Modern life is full of challenges, such as daily demands, deadlines, hassles and frustrations. Whenever the threat of any challenge outweighs one's perception of her/his ability to manage that threat, it can be an onset of Stress. I find it interesting that William Shakespear had offered a perfect strategy to manage the Stress - in his famous play "Hamlet". In this play, Hamlet makes a powerful statement: "There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." In this one sentence, Shakespear teaches us that if we change our thoughts about a potentially threatening situation, we should be able to not only cope with the stress, but also lower our stress significantly. By now it's a well-established fact in Psychology that thinking positively, and transforming the threat into a potntial opportunity, empowers us to protect ourselves from the harmful side-effects of Stress.....and William Shakespear knew this fact more than 400 years ago. That's amazing!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Modern life means democracy, democracy means freeing intelligence for independent effectivenessthe emancipation of mind as an individual organ to do its own work. We naturally associate democracy, to be sure, with freedom of action, but freedom of action without freed capacity of thought behind it is only chaos.
– John DeweyRate it:
Modern man is frantically trying to earn enough to buy things he's too busy to enjoy.
– Frank A. ClarkRate it:
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline.
– Lewis MumfordRate it:
Modern man likes to pretend that his thinking is wide-awake. But this wide-awake thinking has led us into the mazes of a nightmare in which the torture chambers are endlessly repeated in the mirrors of reason.
– Octavio PazRate it:
Modern man must descend the spiral of his own absurdity to the lowest point only then can he look beyond it. It is obviously impossible to get around it, jump over it, or simply avoid it.
– Vaclav HavelRate it:
Modern man thinks he loses something time when he does not do things quickly. Yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains except kill it.
– Erich FrommRate it:
Modern man uses ideas and persuasion to achieve his goals; primitive man uses guns and brute force to achieve his goals! Moral and clever people choose the first method; immoral and stupid people choose the second method!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Modern man's capacity for destruction is quixotic evidence of humanity's capacity for reconstruction. The powerful technological agents we have unleashed against the environment include many of the agents we require for its reconstruction.
– George WillRate it:
Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
– Aleister CrowleyRate it:
Modern science knows much about such conflicts. We call the mental state that engenders it ambivalence: a collision between thought and feeling.
– David SeaburyRate it:
Modern society has generally ‘lost the plot’. Slavishly following its false gods and idols makes no sense in a spiritually aware life.
– Anthon St MaartenRate it:
Modern thought has transferred the spectral character of Death to the notion of time itself. Time has become Death triumphant over all.
– John BergerRate it:
Modern tourist guides have helped raised tourist expectations. And they have provided the natives -- from Kaiser Wilhelm down to the villagers of Chichacestenango -- with a detailed and itemized list of what is expected of them and when. These are the up-to-date scripts for actors on the tourists stage.
– Daniel J. BoorstinRate it:
Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.
– Paul de ManRate it:
Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
Modesty and unselfishness--these are the virtues which men praise--and pass by.
– Andr MauroisRate it:
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
– Richard Brinsley SheridanRate it:
Modesty is a shining light it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
– Madam GuizotRate it:
Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
– Madam GuizotRate it:
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
– John Kenneth GalbraithRate it:
Modesty is attended with profit, arrogance brings on destruction.
– ChineseRate it:
Modesty is the citadel of beauty.
– DemadesRate it:
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
– Honoré de BalzacRate it:
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
– Lord ChesterfieldRate it:
Modularity permits the efficient discrimination of context.
– Edward J. LaurentRate it:
Mom. Wife. Filmmaker. Dog lover. Happy. What else is there?
– Lorenda StarfeltRate it:
Moments are like gas, they pass.
– Leslie MiklosyRate it:
Moments fly, memories remain; and then memories fly, only memoirs remain and finally memoirs disappear, nothing remains!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Moments of compassion are the most holy moments of life.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Moments of solitude are the holiest moments to think wisely!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Mon écriture ne peut pas représenter pleinement soit mon processus de pensée ou mes sentiments personnels au moment de la rédaction de ces pensées - parce que je me efforce toujours d'être spectateur objectif et équilibré de la situation, au lieu d'appliquer mes points de vue personnels à mes lecteurs. Je crois que cette approche fait de son mieux justice à sujet. l'objectivité est toujours le paramètre clé et important dans tous les processus de la vie!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Mon écriture ne représentent pas nécessairement soit mon état d'esprit ou de mes sentiments personnels que d'écrire ces pensées - parce que je efforce d'être spectateur objectif et équilibré de la situation, plutôt que de faire respecter mes points de vue personnels à mes lecteurs. Je crois que cette approche fait un le mieux la justice à l'objet. l'objectivité est toujours la clé!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Monday is the engine of the week.
– Eddy M ReyesRate it:
Monday seems to be the most unappreciated and thankless day, even though Monday signifies the onset of a new working week, and the best opportunity of a fresh start 52 times a year. In my view, when you have passion for whatever you do in your life, any and every day of the week becomes a wonderful day to look forward to. Every Monday then becomes Magical Monday, instead of Mundane Monday, only with your love and passion for your work.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Money alone sets all the world in motion.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
Money and success don't change people they merely amplify what is already there.
– Will SmithRate it:
Money can buy you everything except a father and a mother.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money can't buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy.
– Spike MilliganRate it:
Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.
– Richard M. DeVosRate it:
Money can’t buy happiness, because you never have enough money.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money does not change the sickness, only the symptoms.
– John Steinbeck, The Winter of our DiscontentRate it:
Money doesn't always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars.
– Hobart BrownRate it:
Money doesn't make you happy. I now have 50 million but I was just as happy when I had 48 million.
– Arnold SchwarzeneggerRate it:
Money doesn't talk, it swears.
– Paul AubuchonRate it:
Money doesn’t ask anyone to show the way, it always makes its own way.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money doesn’t come for the asking. Often one has to adjust to the whims of one’s superiors, to flatter them and to please them. In the process one ceases to be free.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money doesn’t grow on trees but it speaks beautifully without grammar.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money doesn’t smell", but feels profiteers … ("L'argent n'a pas d'odeur", - Mais sent les profiteurs.)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
Money enables us to get what we want instead of what other people think we want.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.
– Groucho MarxRate it:
Money has wings but you have to cut your wings to prevent it from flying.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money is a good servant, but a poor master.
– Dominique BouhoursRate it:
Money is a headache for both rich and poor people. They're simply different types of headaches.
– David StandishRate it:
Money is a poor man's credit card.
– Herbert Marshall McLuhanRate it:
Money is a strange thing. It ranks with love as our greatest source of joy, and with death as our greatest source of anxiety.
– Joe MooreRate it:
Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.
– P.T. BarnumRate it:
Money is always there but the pockets change.
– Gertrude SteinRate it:
Money is always there, but the pockets change.
– Gertrude SteinRate it:
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
– Woody AllenRate it:
Money is good for bribing yourself through the inconveniences of life.
– Gottfried ReinhardtRate it:
Money is good, love is wealth.
– Doug HortonRate it:
Money is human happiness in the abstract he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.
– Arthur SchopenhauerRate it:
Money is in some respects life's fire it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master.
– P BarnumRate it:
Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
Money is like an arm or leg -- use it or lose it.
– Henry FordRate it:
Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
– J. Paul GettyRate it:
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
– Sir Francis BaconRate it:
Money is not required to buy one necessary of the soul.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
– Henry David Thoreau, Simplify simplifyRate it:
Money is only a human invention.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Money is only a human invention. I get paid for my work, it's a system of trade, but it's not my purpose and reason for living.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Money is our private plane but only few know how to pilot it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of al evil, the sum of all blessings.
– Carl SandburgRate it:
Money is power, wealth is a defence, how do you desire them?
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money is simply the symbolic representation of human energy.”
– John Rocco SavalliRate it:
Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
– Ayn RandRate it:
Money is the consolidation and storage of energy
– Tom ZeganRate it:
Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
– Henry FieldingRate it:
Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it.
– Roger StarrRate it:
Money is the only substance which can keep a cold world from nicknaming a citizen 'Hey, you'
– Wilson MiznerRate it:
Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it.
– Rebecca JohnsonRate it:
Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.
– Louisa May AlcottRate it:
Money is the root of all evil, but the foliage is fascinating.
– Val PetersRate it:
Money is the sinew of love as well as war.
– Thomas FullerRate it:
Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
– George FarquharRate it:
Money is to be respected one of the worst things you can do is handle another person's money without respect for how hard it was to earn.
– T. Boone Pickens, Jr.Rate it:
Money is truthful. If a man speaks of honor, make him pay cash.
– Robert A. HeinleinRate it:
Money is whatever symbol we decide upon to represent human energy for an item or service.”
– John Rocco SavalliRate it:
Money kills people more than weapons do.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money mad. My wife says I spend money like a drunken sailor. Wonder what she'd say if I spent it like a sober congressman
– R. W. PlaggeRate it:
Money makes a man; even if he were a monkey before to start with.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; days of joy, but not peace and happiness.
– Henrik IbsenRate it:
Money may kindle, but it cannot by itself, and for very long, burn.
– Igor StravinskiRate it:
Money may not make you happy but it is sure lets you choose your anxieties.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of its filling a vacuum, it makes one. If it satisfies one want, it doubles and trebles that want another way. That was a true proverb of the wise man, rely upon it; "Better is little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasure, and trouble therewith."
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
Money never starts an idea; it is the idea that starts the money.
– W. J. CameronRate it:
Money often costs too much.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
Money opens many doors.The door of the coffin, among others. (L’argent ouvre bien des portes. - Celle du cercueil entre autres.)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
Money spent, will never out value spent time.
– Anthony LiccioneRate it:
Money takes care of those who take care of money. Invest it with care and it will take care of you.
– Med JonesRate it:
Money talks . . . It says you're cheap.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
Money talks...but all mine ever says is good-bye.
– AnonymousRate it:
Money There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
– SophoclesRate it:
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
– Donald TrumpRate it:
Money will come when you are doing the right thing.
– Mike PhillipsRate it:
Money will say more in one moment than the most eloquent lover can in years.
– Henry FieldingRate it:
Money will trump morals the majority of time.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
Money without brains is always dangerous.
– Napoleon HillRate it:
Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.
– Bill VaughanRate it:
Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.
– Henry JamesRate it:
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you to miserable in comfort.
– Lord MancroftRate it:
Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex, you thought of nothing else if you didnt have it and thought of other things if you did.
– James Arthur BaldwinRate it:
Money, the root of all evil...but the cure for all sadness.
– Mike GillRate it:
Money, we know, will fetch anything and command the service of any man.
– George WashingtonRate it:
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
Monkey can make a long jump with his muscles; and man, with his wisdom!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Monkey in the calabash.
– Unknown.Rate it:
Monogamy is the Western custom of one wife and hardly any mistresses.
– H.H. Munro (Saki)Rate it:
Monotony is the awful reward of the careful.
– A. G. BuckhamRate it:
Montag scheint die unbeachtet und undankbare Tag, auch wenn Montag bedeutet den Beginn einer neuen Arbeitswoche, und die beste M
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Montreal leads Atlanta by three, 5-1.
– Jerry ColemanRate it:
Moonlight is sculpture.
– Nathaniel HawthorneRate it:
Moral certainty is intellectual immorality.
– Kedar JoshiRate it:
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
– H. G. WellsRate it:
Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
– Rita Mae BrownRate it:
Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have.
– Andrew YoungRate it:
Moral victories don't count.
– Savielly Grigorievitch TartakowerRate it:
Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth -- well, it's like brown -- it's not in the spectrum. Truth is so generic.
– Iris MurdochRate it:
Morality cannot be legislated, but behavior can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.Rate it:
Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
– Graham GreeneRate it:
Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
– Karl KrausRate it:
Morality is herd instinct in the individual.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, section 116Rate it:
Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
– Immanuel KantRate it:
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people we personally dislike.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent.
– Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of FearRate it:
Morality is the greatest of all tools for leading mankind by the nose.
– Friedrich NietzscheRate it:
Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.
– Friedrich NietzscheRate it:
Morality is the weakness of the mind.
– Arthur RimbaudRate it:
Morality, like art, means a drawing a line someplace.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Morality, taken as apart from religion, is but another name for decency in sin. It is just that negative species of virtue which consists in not doing what is scandalously depraved and wicked. But there is no heart of holy principle in it, any more than there is in the grosser sin.
– Horace BushnellRate it:
More and more I come to value charity and love of one's fellow being above everything else... All our lauded technological progress--our very civilization--is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
More anticipated the beginning.... Less welcome is the end.... and vice versa
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
More appealing than knowledge itself is the feeling of knowledge.
– Daniel J. BoorstinRate it:
More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.
– Thomas TraherneRate it:
More gates you open, more worlds you discover! More worlds you discover, more gates are opened!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
More important than learning how to recall things is finding ways to forget things that are cluttering the mind.
– James Waddell Alexander, IIRate it:
More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams.
– Amy GrantRate it:
More important than winning the election, is governing the nation. That is the test of a political party -- the acid, final test.
– Adlai Ewing StevensonRate it:
More light! Give me more light!
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
More love lacks causes, more its effects fill them. (Et plus l'amour manque de causes, Plus ses effets les remplissent)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
– Doug LarsonRate it:
More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies.
– Rudyard KiplingRate it:
More men die of worry than of work, because more men worry than work.
– Robert FrostRate it:
More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
– William AshleyRate it:
More men have become great through practice than by nature.
– DemocritusRate it:
More mistakes happen to the successful than to the man who has failed.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
More often than not, wisdom is at the mercy of curiosity.
– Tom FahyRate it:
More or less, lack of inspirations and motivations do cause desperation, depression and hopelessness. I mean, anyone who is not always inspired or motivated is likely to feel despaired, desperate and hopeless in life. But on the other hand, anyone who is often inspired or motivated will hardly feel depressed, despaired or hopeless in life. Therefore, do source, search or go for inspirations and motivations as often as you can.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
More or less, what causes desperation/depression/hopelessness is nothing but lack of motivation/inspiration i.e. anyone who is not always inspired/motivated is likely to be despaired/desperate/hopeless in life. But on the other hand, anyone who is often inspired/motivated will hardly feel depressed/despaired/hopeless in life. Therefore, do source/search/go for inspirations/motivations as often as you can.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
More people are leaving TV behind to read my books than ever before. In the last year alone I gained over two readers (three, to be exact). So I’d like to take a moment and say thanks mom, dad, and kidnap victim I keep chained in the basement
– Jarod KintzRate it:
More people out of work leads to higher unemployment.
– Calvin CoolidgeRate it:
More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.
– Mother TeresaRate it:
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.
– Franklin Delano RooseveltRate it:
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
– Woody AllenRate it:
More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction. Let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
– Woody AllenRate it:
More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to utter hopelessness and despair, the other to total extinction. Let us hope we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
– Woody AllenRate it:
More than ever, the creation of the ridiculous is almost impossible because of the competition it receives from reality.
– Robert A. BakerRate it:
More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.
– Uta HaganRate it:
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
– John DonneRate it:
More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
– Antoine de Saint-ExupéryRate it:
More you feel passion, more you lose control
– diana k.Rate it:
Morning in the city is not a real morning; morning of the shepherd, that is the real morning!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Morning sunrise wakes me up with rays of hope. Clouds of fear can hide the sun but not for long. If rays of hope are strong and patience is a song, then hope will bloom and rain will bring a rainbow.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Mornings are wonderful! The only drawback is that they come at such an inconvenient time of day!
– Glen Cook, Sweet Silver BluesRate it:
Morpheus If real is what you can feel, smell, taste and see, then 'real' is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain
– Matrix, TheRate it:
Morpheus There's a difference between knowing the path, and walking the path.
– Matrix, TheRate it:
Morpheus Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.
– Matrix, TheRate it:
Morpheus You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind.
– Matrix, TheRate it:
Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.
– C. S. LewisRate it:
Mortal man! You’ve wasted your time mostly with wrong and empty beliefs! And now you have started understanding that most important thing in life is existence!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Mortification from a self-strength, carried on by ways of self-invention, unto the end of a self-righteousness, is the soul and substnace of all false religion in the world.
– John OwenRate it:
Mos Eisley spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.
– George LucasRate it:
Mosaic is the 1990's equivalent of forcing friends to sit through slides of your trip to Florida - painful for everyone but the host.
– Steve G. SteinbergRate it:
Most advances in science come when a person for one reason or another is forced to change fields.
– Peter BordenRate it:
Most affections are habits or duties we lack the courage to end.
– Henri de MontherlantRate it:
Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
– Gloria SteinemRate it:
Most bad books get that way because their authors are engaged in trying to justify themselves. If a vain author is an alcoholic, then the most sympathetically portrayed character in his book will be an alcoholic. This sort of thing is very boring for outsiders.
– Stephen VizinczeyRate it:
Most capitulation are lack of boldness,you need to be bold!!!
– Jimoh Oluwatobi segunRate it:
Most cars on our roads have only one occupant, usually the driver.
– Carol Malia, BBC AnchorwomanRate it:
Most certification today is pure 'credentialism.' It must begin to reflect our demand for excellence, not our appreciation of parchment.
– William John BennettRate it:
Most comics make jokes to defend themselves against what they see as a hostile and inhumane world often a deeply felt rage.
– Samuel S. JanusRate it:
Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of a witness.
– Margaret MillerRate it:
Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of witnesses.
– Margaret MillarRate it:
most delightful time in the most beautiful country in the company of Tonantius Ferreolus (the elder) and Apollinaris, the most charming hosts in the world
– Sidonius ApollinarisRate it:
Most diseases are caused not so much by what we eat, but more by what is eating us.
– RVMRate it:
Most do not fully see this truth that life is difficult. Instead they moan more or less incessantly, noisily or subtly, about the enormity of their problems, their burdens, and their difficulties as if life were generally easy, as if life should be easy. They voice their belief, noisily or subtly, that their difficulties represent a unique kind of affliction that should not be and that has somehow been especially visited upon them, or else upon their families, their tribe, their class, their nation, their race or even their species, and not upon others.
– M Scott PeckRate it:
Most economic fallacies derive - from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.
– Milton FriedmanRate it:
Most everything in my brain, someone else helped put there.
– UnknownRate it:
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
Most Gamblers start with a little, and strive to turn it into a lot : Invariably they end up turning a lot into a little
– Warren OlsonRate it:
Most great men and women are not perfectly rounded in their personalities, but are instead people whose one driving enthusiasm is so great it makes their faults seem insignificant.
– Charles A. CeramiRate it:
Most history is a record of triumphs, disasters, and follies of top people. The black hole in it is the way of life of mute, inglorious men and women who made no nuisance of themselves in the world.
– Philip HowardRate it:
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
Most idealistic people are skint. I have discovered that people with money have no imagination, and people with imagination have no money.
– Simone WeilRate it:
Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.
– Robert K. MertonRate it:
Most joyful the Poet be;
It is through him that all men see.

– William E. ChanningRate it:
Most kids are never told about one of life’s most effective weapons: when to get pissed as hell. Show it. And then mean it.
– Perry BrassRate it:
Most man can think no better than a child! This fact perfectly explains why there are so many funny beliefs!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise -- bureaucrats.
– Alvin TofflerRate it:
Most married couples, even though they love each other very much in theory, tend to view each other in practice as large teeming flaw colonies, the result being that they get on each other's nerves and regularly erupt into vicious emotional shouting matches over such issues as toaster settings.
– Dave BarryRate it:
Most maxim-mongers have preferred the prettiness to the justness of a thought, and the turn to the truth but I have refused myself to everything that my own experience did not justify and confirm.
– Philip Dormer Stanhope ChesterfieldRate it:
Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad.
– Diogenes the CynicRate it:
Most men do not mature, they simply grow taller.
– Leo RostenRate it:
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
– Soren KierkegaardRate it:
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
– KierkegaardRate it:
Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
– Thomas AquinasRate it:
Most men the good they have despise, And blessings which they have not prize: In winter, wish for summer?s glow, In summer, long for winter?s snow.
– Sanskrit ProverbRate it:
Most men who are not married by the age of thirty-five are either homosexual or really smart.
– Becky RodenbeckRate it:
Most men would feel insulted if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then in throwing them back, merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
Most men, even the most accomplished, are of limited faculties; every one sets a value on certain qualities in himself and others: these alone he is willing to favour, these alone will he have cultivated.
– GoetheRate it:
Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them.
– Evan EsarRate it:
Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.
– Buckminster FullerRate it:
Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the insidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
– Tyron EdwardsRate it:
Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
– Tryon EdwardsRate it:
Most of our future lies ahead.
– Denny Crum, Louisville basketball coachRate it:
Most of our imports come from other countries.
– George W. Bush, Robin Williams, Live on BroadwayRate it:
Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.
– Orison Swett MardenRate it:
Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do.
– James Harvey RobinsonRate it:
Most of our students are here to get the credentials they believe are central to admission to the Dream. Everyone does the rhetoric bit-Fascist pig this and that-but push them and they ask you to write recommendations for jobs with banks and insurance companies.
– John GarginRate it:
Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
– Robert SouthRate it:
Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, knowing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about
– Robert BenchleyRate it:
Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.
– Elizabeth GoudgeRate it:
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
– Robert FrostRate it:
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
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.
– Dale CarnegieRate it:
Most of the inventors, even today, secretly wish that they had invented Jeans, because of the beauty and grace coupled with simplicity and comfort that blue Jeans have created in our world. Yours truly is no exception either! What's more, I love wearing Jeans as casual wear, especially during the weekends. I also think that whenever a celebrity or a beauty or a genius wears jeans, it always makes the most impactful fashion statement, loud and clear!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate 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.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
Most of the most important experiences that truly educate cannot be arranged ahead of time with any precision.
– Harold TaylorRate it:
Most of the positive things in life are often preceded by negativities - paradoxically! For example, we gain amazing strength only after realizing our weaknesses. We learn to love unconditionally only after experiencing the hate directed towards us. We become more tolerant and proponents of Equality only after the discrimination that world throws at us. We thus grow and mature with the flow of life, always negating the negativity, and moving upwards and onwards. - Deo
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Most of the positive things in life are often preceded by negatvities, paradoxically. For example, we gain strength only after realizing our weaknesses. We learn to love unconditionally only after experiencing the hate directed towards us. We become more tolerant and proponents of equality only after the discrimination that world throws at us. We thus grow and mature with the flow of life, always negating the negativity, and moving upwards and onwards.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Most of the problems a President has to face have their roots in the past.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
– Bernard BaruchRate it:
Most of the things we decide are not what we know to be the best. We say yes, merely because we are driven into a corner and must say somethign.
– Frank CraneRate it:
Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our father's have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a large part than what we suspect of what we think.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.Rate it:
Most of the time I don't have much fun. The rest of the time I don't have any fun at all.
– Woody AllenRate it:
Most of the time it is a good job and a good honour to fight against people's values, because most of the time people's values are irrational and absurd!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.
– T. S. EliotRate it:
Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries or oysters they choose out the best at first, and end by eating all.
– Sbastien-Roch Nicolas de ChamfortRate it:
Most of today's books have an air of having been written in one day from books read the night before.
– Sbastien-Roch Nicolas de ChamfortRate it:
Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.
– William AdamsRate it:
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
– Mignon McLaughlinRate it:
Most of us can do more than we think but usually do less than we think we have.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Most of us have been taught about the need to appropriate by faith what is already ours through grace. We all desire to have more joy in our Christian life. The keys to experiencing joy are available to all of us. We need to understand the gospel of the grace of God as revealed to the Apostle Paul. Then as we put Paul's instructions into practice, we will come to know God experientially. This will cause us to know Him better which will cause us to want to obey more, and on and on it goes. Then as we learn and obey God and become focused on spiritual things instead of earthly things, we will become thankful for everything that God has provided for us in Christ. Knowledge, obedience, and thankfulness will then lead to abundant joy in our everyday life In the words of the old hymn Trust and obey, For there's no other way, To be happy in Jesus, But to trust and obey.
– David HavardRate it:
Most of us think ourselves as standing wearily and helplessly at the center of a circle bristling with tasks, burdens, problems, annoyance, and responsibilities which are rushing in upon us. At every moment we have a dozen different things to do, a dozen problems to solve, a dozen strains to endure. We see ourselves as overdriven, overburdened, overtired. This is a common mental picture and it is totally false. No one of us, however crowded his life, has such an existence. What is the true picture of your life? Imagine that there is an hour glass on your desk. Connecting the bowl at the top with the bowl at the bottom is a tube so thin that only one grain of sand can pass through it at a time. That is the true picture of your life, even on a super busy day, The crowded hours come to you always one moment at a time. That is the only way they can come. The day may bring many tasks, many problems, strains, but invariably they come in single file. You want to gain emotional poise? Remember the hourglass, the grains of sand dropping one by one.
– James Gordon GilkeyRate it:
Most of us would get along well if we used the advice we give others.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Most of us would like to be smarter than we are, stronger than we are, richer than we are, but we don't feel all that comfortable with people who are.
– Mickey ManfieldRate it:
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.
– Jerome P. FleishmanRate it:
Most of what I know I forgot.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
Most of you have been where I am tonight. The crash site of unrequited love. You ask yourself, How did I get here What was it about Was it her smile Was it the way she crossed her legs, the turn of her ankle, the poignant vulnerability of her slender wrists What are these elusive and ephemeral things that ignite passion in the human heart That's an age-old question. It's perfect food for thought on a bright midsummer's night.
– Sybil AdelmanRate it:
Most often women want happiness and men want wilderness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Most people are fools, most authority is malignant, God does not exist, and everything is wrong
– Ted NelsonRate it:
Most people are not really free. They are confined by the niche in the world that they carve out for themselves. They limit themselves to fewer possibilities by the narrowness of their vision.
– V NaipaulRate it:
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Most people are searching for happines. They're looking for it. They're trying to find it in someone or something outside of themselves.That's a fundemental mistake. Happiness is something that you are, and it comes from the way you think.
– Wayne W DyerRate it:
Most people believe that if you go in and try to micromanage a forest, it is possible to destroy the very thing that makes it a unique and special place. That's just as true of the Net.
– Glen RaphaelRate it:
Most people choose appearance over reality
– Tom ZeganRate it:
Most people die at the last minute others 20 years beforehand, some even earlier. They are the wretched of the earth.
– Louis CelineRate it:
Most people do not actually know how to think for themselves, and unfortunately that prevents them from even knowing it.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
– Sigmund FreudRate it:
Most people don't know how hard it is to be a success, says the successful failure.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Most people don't like to be confronted with an actual fact-of-life because it's difficult to metabolize. A painting of a bowl of fruit is much easier. It's for the same reason why we don't like going to the doctor. The diagnosis and x-rays are too honest. This is what creates the perception that contemporary art is shocking or suspicious.”
– Adamo MacriRate it:
Most people dread finding out when they come to die that they have never really lived.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
Most people enjoy the inferiority of their friends.
– Lord ChesterfieldRate it:
Most people fail in life because they major in minor things.
– Tony RobbinsRate it:
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.
– H. Ross PerotRate it:
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.
– Ross PerotRate it:
Most people go on living their everyday life half frightened, half indifferent, they behold the ghostly tragi-comedy that is being performed on the international stage before the eyes and ears of the world.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public.
– Edgar Watson HoweRate it:
Most people have to talk so they won't hear.
– May SartonRate it:
Most people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbridges from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes.
– ZeldaRate it:
Most people I ask little from. I try to give them much, and expect nothing in return and I do very well in the bargain.
– François FénelonRate it:
Most people ignore most poetry
because
most poetry ignores most people.

– Adrian MitchellRate it:
Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people.
– Adrian MitchellRate it:
Most people just live, but an educated person lives, enjoys, and knows why they live.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Most people know how to cook, very few know how to eat. Go Organic! -Johnny The Walker
– Johnny WowkRate it:
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
– Mary Kay AshRate it:
Most people live ninety percent in the past, seven percent in the present, and that only leaves three percent for the future.
– John Steinbeck, The Winter of our DiscontentRate it:
Most people live, whether physically, intellectually or morally, in a very restricted circle of their potential being. They make use of a very small portion of their possible consciousness, and of their soul's resources in general, much like a man who, out of his whole bodily organism, should get into a habit of using and moving only his lttle finger. Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed.
– William JamesRate it:
Most people make it difficult to understand with their lifestyle & stand especially to a helping hand if they don’t understand or they don’t want to understand as whom they should accept as their friend.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it’s this veneer — that the designers are handed this box and told, ‘Make it look good!’ That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
– Steve JobsRate it:
Most people my age are dead at the present time.
– Casey StengelRate it:
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you!!
– William JamesRate it:
Most people pay too much for the things they get for nothing.
– Author UnknownRate it:
Most people rust out due to lack of challenge. Few people rust out due to overuse.
– UnknownRate it:
Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
– Anwar el SadatRate it:
Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
– Logan Pearsall SmithRate it:
Most people suffer in life because they ruin and sacrifice a certain beautiful today, for a hope of an uncertain glorious tomorrow. If today you destroy a potential seed, how will it flower tomorrow sow and nurture all the seeds today and MickeyMize your life! Share this with as many for a fragrant world.
– Mickey MehtaRate it:
Most people take many undue advantages of others by forgiving to own nature repeatedly than many people take most undue advantages for own by other person’s forgiving nature to them repeatedly.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
Most people tire of a lecture in 10 minutes clever people can do it in 5. Sensible people never go to lectures at all.
– Stephen Butler LeacockRate it:
Most people who succeed n the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
– Dr. Robert SchullerRate it:
Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.
– Robert OrbenRate it:
Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.
– Robert AnthonyRate it:
Most people would rather take the easy road than the high road.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
Most people would sooner die than think; in fact they do so.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
Most peoples are prisoners of other people's thoughts.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
– SenecaRate it:
Most powerful is he who has himself in his power.
– SenecaRate it:
Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
– André GideRate it:
Most readily measure the inches and feet of life's ups and downs, but it is only the foot forward that really counts.
– Chase LeBlancRate it:
Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
– Elias CanettiRate it:
Most smiles are started by another smile.
– Frank A. ClarkRate it:
Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
– Scott AdamsRate it:
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity presented to them. They have developed the opportunity that was at hand.
– Bruce MartonRate it:
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
– Bruce BartonRate it:
Most tax revisions didn't improve the system, they made it more like Washington itself complicated, unfair, cluttered with gobbledygook and loopholes designed for those with the power and influence to hire high-priced legal and tax advisers.
– Ronald ReaganRate it:
Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.
– Walter StegnerRate it:
Most times, God denies you what you think is good or better for you. Just because, you deserve nothing else but only the best & he does give you the best.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Most times, you do feel or think that God is hard/harsh on you. But, that's a mistaken feeling and misconception. Because, God has never been hard or harsh on you or anyone else. Yes! the truth of the matter is this, God loves you too much or earnestly. Now, that's why he left you the way you are presently. Take this from me, although you may be feeling uncomfortable currently. Never mind, for you are nothing but a divine project in God's hands. I mean, you are a work in progress in God's hands. Therefore, just relax and never complain. For, sooner or later, he (God) will be through or done with you. And until he's through or done with you. That's just the moment you will surely realize that you are really a divine project or work in progress in his (God's) hands. Oh! yes, I strongly do believe that I'm a work in progress in God's hands. You too may or may not believe that anyway.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Most turkeys taste better the day after my mother's tasted better the day before.
– Rita RudnerRate it:
Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
– Finley Peter DunneRate it:
Most virgins marry, just as nuns The same thing the same way renounce; Before they?ve wit to understand The bold attempt, they take in hand; Or, having stayed and lost their tides, Are out of season grown for brides.
– ButlerRate it:
Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.
– Rebecca WestRate it:
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children
– William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity FairRate it:
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
– William Makepeace ThackerayRate it:
Mother role is the mother of roles a woman plays...
– Sunil JoyiaRate it:
Motherhood All love begins and ends there.
– Robert BrowningRate it:
Motherhood is a wonderful thing - what a pity to waste it on children.
– Judith PughRate it:
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention.
– Margaret MeadRate it:
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
– AristotleRate it:
Mothers are the most instinctive philosophers.
– Harriet Beecher StoweRate it:
Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.
– Cathy GuisewiteRate it:
Motivation is an external, temporary high that PUSHES you forward. Inspiration is a sustainable internal glow which PULLS you forward.
– Thomas LeonardRate it:
Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.
– Lee IacoccaRate it:
Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top up's.
– Peter J. DaviesRate it:
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
– Dwight D. EisenhowerRate it:
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
– Jim RyunRate it:
Mountains are to the rest of the body of the earth, what violent muscular action is to the body of man. The muscles and tendons of its anatomy are, in the mountain, brought out with force and convulsive energy, full of expression, passion, and strength.
– John RuskinRate it:
Mountains represent the power of nature; plains, the love of nature!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Move at a snail's pace or walk with the speed of a turtle or run like a rabbit! Just move; forget about the speed and just move ahead!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics of the thing they oppose.
– J. S. HabgoodRate it:
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
– Charlie ChaplinRate it:
Mozart has the classic purity of light and the blue ocean; Beethoven the romantic grandeur which belongs to the storms of air and sea, and while the soul of Mozart seems to dwell on the ethereal peaks of Olympus, that of Beethoven climbs shuddering the storm-beaten sides of a Sinai. Blessed be they both! Each represents a moment of the ideal life, each does us good. Our love is due to both.
– Henri-Frédéric AmielRate it:

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