Found 1,760 quotes starting with N:


Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity.
– Alcaeus
Rate it:
Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
– Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Rate it:
Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.
– Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Rate it:
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
– Socrates
Rate it:
Not many can admit their fears, but those who can lead a fulfilling life of happiness knowing they hide nothing and need not to.
– Cyrus Corteise
Rate it:
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
– Joseph Sugarman
Rate it:
Not many people know this ... but I happen to be famous.
– Sam Malone, Cheers
Rate it:
Not merely an absence of noise, Real Silence begins when a reasonable being withdraws from the noise in order to find peace and order in his inner sanctuary.
– Peter Minard
Rate it:
Not one shred of evidence supports the notion that life is serious.
– Unknown
Rate it:
Not only are you anal, but you are anal about things most people have never even heard of.
– Nigel
Rate it:
Not only can you fall off the floor, you can land face first on the ceiling.
– John Alejandro King, a.k.a. The Covert Comic,
Rate it:
Not only dead bodies float over dead sea.
– Atul Kini R
Rate it:
Not only do I pray for it, on the score of human dignity, but I can clearly forsee that nothing but the rooting out of slavery can perpetuate the existence of our union, by consolidating it in a common bond of principle.
– George Washington
Rate it:
Not only is he ambidextrous, but he can throw with either hand.
– Duffy Daugherty, football coach and sports analyst
Rate it:
Not only is life a bitch, it has puppies.
– Adrienne E. Gusoff
Rate it:
Not only is the old man twice a child, but also the man who is drunk.
– Plato
Rate it:
Not only is the universe stranger than we imagine, it is stranger than we can imagine.
– Sir Arthur Eddington
Rate it:
Not only is the universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we can think.
– Werner Karl Heisenberg
Rate it:
Not only is there no God, but try getting a plumber on weekends.
– Woody Allen
Rate it:
Not only the studying and writing of history but also the honoring of it both represent affirmations of a certain defiant faith-a desperate, unreasoning faith, if you will-but faith nevertheless in the endurance of this threatened world-faith in the total essentiality of historical continuity.
– George Frost Kennan
Rate it:
Not peace at any price! Chains are worse than bayonets.
– Douglas William Jerrold
Rate it:
Not snow, no, nor rain, nor heat, nor night keeps them from accomplishing their appointed courses with all speed.
– Herodotus
Rate it:
Not so many years ago there was no simpler or more intelligible notion than that of going on a journey. Travel --movement through space --provided the universal metaphor for change. One of the subtle confusions --perhaps one of the secret terrors --of modern life is that we have lost this refuge. No longer do we move through space as we once did.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
Rate it:
Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.
– Henry David Thoreau
Rate it:
Not that you lied to me, but that I no longer believe you, has shaken me.
– Friedrich Nietzsce, Beyond Good and Evil
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