Found 244 quotes starting with J:

Just a hurried line...to tell a story which puts the contrast between *our* feast of the Nativity and all this ghastly Xmas racket at it's lowest. My brother heard a woman on a 'bus say, as the 'bus passed a church with a Crib outside it, Oh Lor' They bring religion into everything. Look- they're dragging it even into Christmas now
– Clive Staples LewisRate it:
Just A Thought Thinking in the present requires choice to do so. To be here now is more than a momentary thing. It's a way of life. It is true that the choices we make determine our lives. Regardless of what others think, do, say we have the ability to handle our reactions to that which occurs to us. It's one of our abilities that when exercised will aid efforts to live a more enhanced life. We all have an inherent aspect that when realized enables us to live as chosen. Potential is like fuel in the tank. We all have a "tank of potential" that awaits turning of a key. KnowyerLoved, CWD
– Carl DeHavenRate it:
Just A Thought Thinking in the present requires choice to do so. To be here now is more than a momentary thing...it's a way of life. It is true that the choices we make determine our lives. Regardless of what others think, do, say, we have the ability to handle our reaction to that which occurs about us. It's one of our abilities that when exercised will aid efforts to live a more enhanced life. We all have an inherent aspect that when realized enables us to live as chosen. Potential is like fuel in da' tank...we all have a "tank of potential" that awaits a turning of key. KnowyerLoved, CWD
– Carl DeHavenRate it:
Just after they exist, all men start travelling; some towards the land of the truth, some towards the land of the stupidity! Most men are on their way to the second land!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
– BuddhaRate it:
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
– Sigmund FreudRate it:
Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related to the total structure of the existing science, so the new poem manifests something that was already latent in the order of words.
– Northrop FryeRate it:
Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it-likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them.
– Viktor FranklRate it:
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
– Jewish ProverbRate it:
Just as courage imperils life; fear protects it.
– Leonardo da VinciRate it:
Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.
– Elie WeiselRate it:
Just as every conviction begins as a whim so does every emancipator serve his apprenticeship as a crank. A fanatic is a great leader who is just entering the room.
– HeywoodRate it:
Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.
– Seneca, Epistulae MoralesRate it:
Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God.
– Søren KierkegaardRate it:
Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.
– Leonardo DaVinciRate it:
Just as it would be madness to settle on medical treatment for the body of a person by taking an opinion poll of the neighbors, so it is irrational to prescribe for the body politic by polling the opinions of the people at large.
– PlatoRate it:
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
– Napoleon HillRate it:
Just as the individual is not alone in the group, nor any one in society alone among the others, so man is not alone in the universe.
– Claude Lévi-StraussRate it:
Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.
– Georg Christoph LichtenbergRate it:
Just as the sand-dunes, heaped one upon another, hide each the first, so in life the former deeds are quickly hidden by those that follow after.
– Marcus Aurelius AntoninusRate it:
Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen.
– The TalmudRate it:
Just as the track of birds that cleave the air Is not discovered, nor yet the path of fish That skim the water, so the course of those Who do good actions is not always seen.
– MahabharataRate it:
Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me.
– Albert SchweitzerRate it:
Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me. It is an uncomfortable doctrine which the true ethics whisper into my ear. You are happy, they say; therefore you are called upon to give much.
– Albert SchweitzerRate it:
Just as there is a lower carelessness which means death to the soul, so there is a higher carelessness which is the supreme gift of religion. We must all at length rest back upon God.
– W. E. OrchardRate it:

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