Found 240 quotes starting with J:

Skip to:JJAJBJC - JEJF - JHJI - JKJL - JNJO - JQJR - JTJU - JWJX - JZ

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
– Buddha
Rate 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 Freud
Rate 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 Frye
Rate 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 Frankl
Rate it:
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
– Jewish Proverb
Rate it:
Just as courage imperils life; fear protects it.
– Leonardo da Vinci
Rate 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 Weisel
Rate 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.
– Heywood
Rate 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 Morales
Rate 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 Kierkegaard
Rate it:
Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.
– Leonardo DaVinci
Rate 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.
– Plato
Rate it:
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
– Napoleon Hill
Rate 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-Strauss
Rate 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 Lichtenberg
Rate 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 Antoninus
Rate 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 Talmud
Rate 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.
– Mahabharata
Rate 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 Schweitzer
Rate 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 Schweitzer
Rate 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. Orchard
Rate it:
Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography.
– Hilaire Belloc
Rate it:
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
– Buddha
Rate it:
Just as you began to feel that you could make good use of time, there was no time left to you.
– Lisa Alther
Rate it:
Just as, when we touch a live wire, the electric force infuses itself into our body, when we deeply meditate on God the power of the whole universe seeks entry into our personality.
– Swami Krishnananda
Rate it:

Discuss these letter quotes with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network