Found 169 quotes starting with PA:

Pablo Picasso resisted school stubbornly and seemed completely unable to learn to read or write. To other students grew used to seeing him come late with his pet pigeon -- and with the paintbrush he always carried as if it were an extension of his own body.
– Mildred & Victor GoertzelRate it:
Pagodas are, like mosques, true houses of prayer; ?Tis prayer that church bells waft upon the air; Kaaba and temple, rosary and cross, All are but divers tongues of world-wide prayer.
– Omar KhayyamRate it:
Pain (any pain--emotional, physical, mental) has a message. The information it has about our life can be remarkably specific, but it usually falls into one of two categories We would be more alive if we did more of this, and, Life would be more lovely if we did less of that. Once we get the pain's message, and follow its advice, the pain goes away.
– Peter McWilliamsRate it:
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
– Laurence SterneRate it:
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on Earth.
– Feodor Mikhailovich DostoyevskyRate it:
Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent.
– Francis PicabiaRate it:
Pain is a poison; pleasure an intoxicant.
– Kedar JoshiRate it:
Pain is a very precious gift. Do not waste it.
– Martha SingleterryRate it:
Pain is always pain till death.
– Tittu M JohnRate it:
Pain is inevitable suffering is optional.
– UnknownRate it:
Pain is inevitable, but misery is optional. We cannot avoid pain, but we can avoid joy.
– Tim HanselRate it:
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
– M. Kathleen CaseyRate it:
Pain is inevitable.  Suffering is optional.
– M. Kathleen CaseyRate it:
Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional.
– UnknownRate it:
Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit. Give everything you got today for tomorrow may never come.
– Dan Gable, University of Iowa wrestling coachRate it:
Pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever.
– Lance ArmstrongRate it:
Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
– John PatrickRate it:
Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.
– Mary Tyler MooreRate it:
Paine is something we have to endure sometime to know how much we may hurt others
– The Omani ShedRate it:
Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.
– GreekRate it:
Pains of love be sweeter far Than all other pleasures are.
– John DrydenRate it:
Painting is an attempt to come to terms with life. There are as many solutions as there are human beings.
– George TookerRate it:
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
– Pablo PicassoRate it:
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting with the gift of speech.
– SimonidesRate it:
Painting The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.
– Ambrose BierceRate it:
Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul.
– Vincent Van GoghRate it:
Pale death knocks with impartial foot at poor men's hovels and king's palaces.
– HoraceRate it:
Pale Death with impartial tread beats at the poor man's cottage door and at the palaces of kings.
– HoraceRate it:
Pamper yourself as if GOD made you the Ambassador of Perfection!!!!!
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse''.
– Elizabeth KennyRate it:
Parades should be classed as a nuisance and participants should be subject to a term in prison.
– Will RogersRate it:
Paradise can take the form of anything! It can be a flower or it can be a word or it can just be a sincere smile!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better.
– Laurie AndersonRate it:
Paradise is exactly like where you are right now...only much, much better
– Laurie AndersonRate it:
Paradise is not something unique; there are so many paradises in the universe; Earth is one of them!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Paradoxal que cela puisse paraître, se tenant à certaines choses peut vous rendre plus faible tout en laissant aller les choses peut vous rendre plus fort. laissant parfois aller les choses qui sont trop lourds à transporter peut être le difficile et pourtant le meilleur coup que vous faites, pour le flux de la vie d'avancer et fluidité des flux partir et vers le haut.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Paradoxical as it may seem, holding on to certain things may make you weaker while letting go of those things may make you stronger. Sometimes letting go of things that are too heavy to carry can be the difficult and yet the best move you make, for the stream of life to move on and flow smoothly onwards and upwards.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Paranoia is a finer scale of reality.
– Michael W. MooreRate it:
Paranoia is just a kind of awareness, and awareness is just a form of love.
– Charles MansonRate it:
Paranoia means having all the facts.
– William S. BurroughsRate it:
Paranoids are people, too they have their own problems. It's easy to criticize, but if everybody hated you, you'd be paranoid too.
– D. J. HicksRate it:
parasitic and idiotic funding systems for overseas promotion mean that overproduced wine from Australian irrigated fruit will hit rock bottom, facing competition from South Africa
– Wolfgang BlassRate it:
Pardon him, Theodotus: he is a barbarian, and thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature.
– George Bernard Shaw, "Ceasar and Cleopatra"Rate it:
Pardon one offense, and you encourage the commission of many.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
Parent's are securities that god provide, sometimes god will do the job. But you have the right to select your way. "Decide it", "Choose it", "Move on it"..
– Tittu M JohnRate it:
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Parenting is a negative thing. Keep your children from killing themselves, or anyone else, and hope for the best.
– Erma BombeckRate it:
Parents are not quite interested injustice, they are interested in quiet.
– Bill CosbyRate it:
Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
– Marcelene CoxRate it:
Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
– Anthony PowellRate it:
Parents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth.
– Peter UstinovRate it:
Parents can only advise their children or point them in the right direction. Ultimately people shape their own characters.
– Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young GirlRate it:
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
– Anne FrankRate it:
Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
– Muriel SparkRate it:
Parents like the idea of kids, they just don't like their kids.
– Morley SaeferRate it:
Parents must get across the idea that I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.
– Amy VanderbiltRate it:
Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes in it to drain it dry.
– Alvin PriceRate it:
Parents usually know where a teen-age son is: he is in the family car; but they don’t know where the car is.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
– Ogden NashRate it:
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
– John LockeRate it:
Parents? affection is best shown by their teaching their children industry and self-denial.
– Burmese ProverbRate it:
Parfois dans la vie, vous avez à lâcher des choses qui ne sont pas fait pour vous, peu importe comment merveilleux ceux-ci peuvent être ou combien tu les aimais. Ce est le plus important de le faire avec élégance, respectueusement et avec dignité remarquable que vous serez fier de plus tard.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Paris is many different things to many different people, but, for me it is simply "home".
– Robert BonhommeRate it:
Paris is worth a mass
– King Henry IV of FranceRate it:
paris is worth a mass.
– King Henry IV of FranceRate it:
Paris, a city of gaieties and pleasures, where four-fifths of the inhabitants die of grief. -- About Paris
– Nicolas ChamfortRate it:
Parrots, tortoises and redwoods live a longer life than men do; Men a longer life than dogs do; Dogs a longer life than love does.
– Edna St. Vincent MillayRate it:
PART 2 THE ROAD TO NATURAL FARMING [page 197] ... D. From Organic Farming to Natural Farming [page 205] In the future, American agriculture will probably grow even larger on business capital, but on the other hand, people who are inclined to using natural methods will probably progress from organic to natural farming. The problem, however, is that the distinction between organic and natural farming is still not generally understood. Of course, scientific farming and organic farming are not that different, and fundamentally both can be called scientific. Consequently, the boundary between them is unclear. The major objective of the international conference I attended on this [1986] visit to the U.S. was to assess the current world situation and to determine in which direction to move in the future. In more concrete terms, the goal was to examine how various farming methods now being practised, such as permaculture, organic farming, and other methods based on new ideas, relate to each other and to what extent they can act in concert. I may just be feathering my own nest, but as far as I can see, the only way is to follow the road back to nature, bearing in mind an Oriental natural philosophy. I believe that in doing this, we will establish techniques that go beyond our present technology. Although this philosophy still takes various forms and names, it is clear that the thought underlying it is my "Green Philosophy" as I described it in The One–Straw Revolution. It is fine to turn gradually from organic farming onto the road that leads to anti-scientific farming. It is fine to set our sights on farming that perpetuates itself infinitely and on a return to nature, even while enjoying life on a designed farm. But these must not end up as microscopic techniques and should not be used as temporary fads. Even though we have these at our command, at the core there must be a natural philosophy, in order to establish a farming method that will become the great principle of an agriculture that continues infinitely.
– Masanobu FukuokaRate it:
Part of being sane, is being a little bit crazy.
– Janet LongRate it:
Part of courage is simple consistency.
– Peggy NoonanRate it:
Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery's shadow or reflection: the fact that you don't merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief.
– C. S. LewisRate it:
Part of the American dream is to live long and die young. Only those Americans who are willing to die for their country are fit to live.
– Douglas MacArthurRate it:
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
– Isaac AsimovRate it:
Part of the power of Emerson's individualism is his insistence, at crucial moments, that individualism does not mean isolation or self-sufficiency. This is not a paradox, for it is only the strong individual who can frankly concede the sometimes surprising extent of his own dependence.
– Robert D. RichardsonRate it:
Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
– George OrwellRate it:
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Partake of some of life's sweet pleasures. And yes, get comfortable with yourself.
– Oprah WinfreyRate it:
Participate in fantasy. Be curious!
– Nicole AmesburyRate it:
Participate in the process of change without compromising on your individuality. Let mother nature decide, as nature never takes sides but restores balance. Be open ended respecting all individualities and MickeyMize life. Share this to promote a healthy and a democratic way of life.
– Mickey MehtaRate it:
Participate in the process of change without compromising on your individuality. Then let mother nature decide, as nature never takes sides but restores balance. Be open ended respecting all individuals, regarding all perspective and MickeyMize life. Share this to promote a healthy and a democratic way of living. Welcome the change!
– Mickey MehtaRate it:
Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.
– Emily Elizabeth DickinsonRate it:
Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.
– Emily DickensonRate it:
Party leads to vicious, corrupt and unprofitable legislation, for the sole purpose of defeating party.
– James Fenimore CooperRate it:
Partying is such sweet sorrow.
– Robert ByrneRate it:
Pas de handicap dans le monde peut l'emporter sur l'un de l'incapacité à traiter les gens avec dignité, d'égalité et de respect - quelle que soit leur couleur, de croyance, le sexe, la race, la religion et l'orientation sexuelle.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Pascal keeps your hand tied. C gives you enough rope to hang yourself.
– AnonymousRate it:
Pass no rash condemnation on other peoples words or actions.
– Thomas à KempisRate it:
Passion for compassion will give you happiness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
– Edmund BurkeRate it:
Passion governs, and she never governs wisely.
– Benjamin Franklin, In response to the situation of the colonistsRate it:
Passion is a rough diamond: reduced to be more beautiful. (C'est diamant brute la passion: - Diminuera pour être plus beau.)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
Passion is imperative like love. That's why, it influences a lot of things. As a matter of fact, it takes passion to go for a career, job, profession, business or stuffs like that. Moreover, it takes passion to work under pressure in an organisation or a company. Undoubtedly, it's passion that makes anyone unyielding to difficulties or challenges. Or rather, passion is the force that drives someone all through adversities or challenges. Obviously, that indicates that the positive effects of passion in humans cannot be overemphasized. I mean, there is more to passion than you can think or imagine. Anyway, be and remain passionate in all you do.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Passion is the drunkenness of the mind.
– Robert SouthRate it:
Passion is the genesis of genius.
– Tony RobbinsRate it:
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
– William PennRate it:
Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade. Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still.
– Robert SternbergRate it:
Passion is the source of our finest moments, the joy of love, the clarity of hatred, and the ectasy of grief.
– Ty King, Written for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, episode Passion, voice over by David BoreanazRate it:
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
– Honoré de BalzacRate it:
Passion kept one fully in the present, so that time became a series of mutually exclusive 'nows.'
– Sue HalpernRate it:
Passion makes the best observations and the sorriest conclusions.
– Jean PaulRate it:
Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place.
– Ice TRate it:
Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.
– Eric HofferRate it:
Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life. Thus people haunted by the purposelessness of their lives try to find a new content not only by dedicating themselves to a holy cause but also by nursing a fanatical grievance. A mass movement offers them unlimited opportunities for both.
– Eric HofferRate it:
Passive acceptance of the teacher's wisdom is easy to most boys and girls. It involves no effort of independent thought, and seems rational because the teacher knows more than his pupils it is moreover the way to win the favour of the teacher unless he is a very exceptional man. Yet the habit of passive acceptance is a disastrous one in later life. It causes man to seek and to accept a leader, and to accept as a leader whoever is established in that position.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive.
– Mao ZedongRate it:
Past all the silliness of youth -- with its insecurities, cheap thrills, and ill-fitting identities -- lies the snug comfort of age.
– Leslie MiklosyRate it:
Past and to come seem best things present worst.
– Mary BertoneRate it:
Past experience, no matter how vast or varied, cannot be the guarantee of future best performance. Experience, in my view, is often a double-edged sword that sometimes works in your favor, and many a times against. You must use experience and expertise smartly to your advantage, and never fall prey to 'Been there, done that' attitude.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Past has a very great superiority over the future: The future may not exist; but the past existed!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
past is like a histroy book were we can learn what weve done in it.
– skylaRate it:
Past, I am letting you go; future, I will see you tomorrow; present, I love you, live in you, use you and never let you go.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Past, present, future: where are you?
– Manuel VilaRate it:
Pat Healy Really, it's only a side thing for my true passion. Mary And what's that Pat Healy I work with retards. Mary Isn't that a little politically incorrect Pat Healy Yeah, maybe, but hell, no one's gonna tell me who I can and can't work with.
– There's Something About MaryRate it:
Pat Healy Those goofy bastards are about the best thing I've got going.
– There's Something About MaryRate it:
Pathos, piety, courage, — they exist, but are identical, and so is filth. Everything exists, nothing has value.
– E. M. Forster, A Passage to India, 1924Rate it:
Paths to other paths must always be open!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Patience and perserverence have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
– John Quincy AdamsRate it:
Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
– Jean de La FontaineRate it:
Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.
– George JacksonRate it:
Patience is a complot of the Devil to immobilize the men! Mortal men should be impatient and impetuous; patience is only for the immortals!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Patience is a rare virtue which God expects from you as he works tirelessly towards realizing/giving you his/your expected end.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Patience is a virtue and everyone needs it. Besides, whoever that longs to go far with almighty God in life ought to quest for patience, as well imbibe it and then get used to it or rather exercise it for life.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Patience is being friends with Time.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
– AristotleRate it:
Patience is never served on the platter...
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
Patience is often merely the guise of Cowardice.
– C. Lee HopkinRate it:
Patience is the antidote to the restless poison of the Ego. Without it we all become ego-maniacal bulls in china shops, destroying our future happiness as we blindly rush in where angels fear to tread. In these out-of-control moments, we bulldoze through the best possible outcomes for our lives, only to return to the scene of the crime later to cry over spilt milk.
– Anthon St MaartenRate it:
Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.
– Titus Maccius PlautusRate it:
Patience Is The Best Way 2 Expose A Liar,Because Sooner Than Later They Will Forget The Lies They Told!
– *REESE*Rate it:
Patience is the chiefest fruit of study; a man that strives to make himself different from other men by much reading gains this chiefest good, that in all fortunes he hath something to entertain and comfort himself withal.
– John SeldenRate it:
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
– Saint AugustineRate it:
Patience is the greatest of all virtues.
– Cato the ElderRate it:
Patience is the key to content.
– MahometRate it:
Patience is the key to paradise.
– Turkish ProverbRate it:
Patience is when you don't eat your egg only to let it turn into a chicken and pay higher dividends
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
Patience makes lighter What sorrow may not heal.
– HoraceRate it:
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.
– Leonardo DaVinciRate it:
Patience with others is Love, Patience with self is Hope, Patience with God is Faith.
– Adel BestavrosRate it:
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
– Ambrose BierceRate it:
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
– Napolean HillRate it:
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
– Thomas HardyRate it:
Patience. A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue.
– Ambrose BierceRate it:
Patience? Certainly no! We have no time for patience! While tomorrow is just an assumption, it is not reasonable to be patient!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Patriotism having become one of our topicks, Johnson suddenly uttered, in a strong determined tone, an apophthegm, at which many will start Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. But let it be considered that he did not mean a real and generous love of our country, but that pretended patriotism which so many, in all ages and countries, have made a cloak of self- interest.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
– Adlai E. Stevenson, JrRate it:
Patriotism is not a short outburst of emotion, but is the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
– Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.Rate it:
Patriotism is not only patrolling the nation's borders, but doing ones duties perfectly.
– Dr. Shreenivas R. DeshpandeRate it:
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
– George Jean NathanRate it:
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
– Charles De GaulleRate it:
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
Patterning your life around other's opinions is nothing more than slavery.
– Lawana BlackwellRate it:
Paul's evangelistic mission was different from the Kingdom Apostles, but in many ways the same. The Kingdom Apostles preached Jesus the Messiah, ready to return to Israel and set up His Messianic Kingdom. From Israel, the Apostles, with Christ on David's Throne, were to go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to observe everything Christ had commanded them. They would do that because all authority in heaven and on earth had been given to Christ. As we all know, that did not happen. It will happen in the future, but it has not yet happened. What has happened is that Christ revealed a Mystery through His Special Apostle Paul.
– Mark McGeeRate it:
Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day.
– Charles Dickens, Great ExpectationsRate it:
Pay attention to peace; peace is all that matters.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Pay no attention to what the critics say... Remember, a statue has never been set up in honor of a critic
– Jean SibeliusRate it:
Pay no attention to what the critics say... Remember, a statue has never been set up in honor of a critic!
– Jean Sibelius, quoted in Bengt de Torne "Sibelius: A Close-Up" 1937Rate it:
Pay no attention to what the critics say; there has never been set up a statue in honor of a critic.
– Jean SibeliusRate it:
Pay what you owe and you will know what you are worth.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Pay what you owe and you’ll know what you’re worth.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Pay? I've forgotten how!
– Dan BolserRate it:
Paying a fee to audition for a casting assistant in order to 'demystify the casting process' is like paying a hooker to become a better conversationalist.
– Billy DaMotaRate it:
Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.
– Groucho MarxRate it:

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