Found 151 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 Goertzel
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 Khayyam
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 McWilliams
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
– Kahlil Gibran
Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
– Laurence Sterne
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 Dostoyevsky
Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent.
– Francis Picabia
Pain is a poison; pleasure an intoxicant.
– Kedar Joshi
Pain is a very precious gift. Do not waste it.
– Martha Singleterry
Pain is inevitable suffering is optional.
– Unknown
Pain is inevitable, but misery is optional. We cannot avoid pain, but we can avoid joy.
– Tim Hansel
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
– M. Kathleen Casey
Pain is inevitable.  Suffering is optional.
– M. Kathleen Casey
Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional.
– Unknown
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 coach
Pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever.
– Lance Armstrong
Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
– John Patrick
Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.
– Mary Tyler Moore
Paine is something we have to endure sometime to know how much we may hurt others
– The Omani Shed
Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.
– Greek
Pains of love be sweeter far Than all other pleasures are.
– John Dryden
Painting is an attempt to come to terms with life. There are as many solutions as there are human beings.
– George Tooker
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
– Pablo Picasso
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting with the gift of speech.
– Simonides
Painting The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.
– Ambrose Bierce
Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul.
– Vincent Van Gogh
Pale death knocks with impartial foot at poor men's hovels and king's palaces.
– Horace
Pale Death with impartial tread beats at the poor man's cottage door and at the palaces of kings.
– Horace
Pamper yourself as if GOD made you the Ambassador of Perfection!!!!!
– Siddharth Astir
Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse''.
– Elizabeth Kenny
Parades should be classed as a nuisance and participants should be subject to a term in prison.
– Will Rogers
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 ildan
Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better.
– Laurie Anderson
Paradise is exactly like where you are right now...only much, much better
– Laurie Anderson
Paradise is not something unique; there are so many paradises in the universe; Earth is one of them!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
– Oscar Wilde
Paranoia is a finer scale of reality.
– Michael W. Moore
Paranoia is just a kind of awareness, and awareness is just a form of love.
– Charles Manson
Paranoia means having all the facts.
– William S. Burroughs
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. Hicks
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 Blass
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"
Pardon one offense, and you encourage the commission of many.
– Publilius Syrus
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.
– George Bernard Shaw
Parenting is a negative thing. Keep your children from killing themselves, or anyone else, and hope for the best.
– Erma Bombeck
Parents are not quite interested injustice, they are interested in quiet.
– Bill Cosby
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 Cox
Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
– Anthony Powell
Parents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth.
– Peter Ustinov
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 Girl
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 Frank
Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
– Muriel Spark
Parents like the idea of kids, they just don't like their kids.
– Morley Saefer
Parents must get across the idea that I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.
– Amy Vanderbilt
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 Price
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 Parsai
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
– Ogden Nash
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
– John Locke
Parents? affection is best shown by their teaching their children industry and self-denial.
– Burmese Proverb
Paris is many different things to many different people, but, for me it is simply "home".
– Robert Bonhomme
Paris is worth a mass
– King Henry IV of France
paris is worth a mass.
– King Henry IV of France
Paris, a city of gaieties and pleasures, where four-fifths of the inhabitants die of grief. -- About Paris
– Nicolas Chamfort
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 Millay
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 Fukuoka
Part of being sane, is being a little bit crazy.
– Janet Long
Part of courage is simple consistency.
– Peggy Noonan
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. Lewis
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 MacArthur
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
– Isaac Asimov
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. Richardson
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 Orwell
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
– Mark Twain
Partake of some of life's sweet pleasures. And yes, get comfortable with yourself.
– Oprah Winfrey
Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.
– Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.
– Emily Dickenson
Party leads to vicious, corrupt and unprofitable legislation, for the sole purpose of defeating party.
– James Fenimore Cooper
Partying is such sweet sorrow.
– Robert Byrne
Pascal keeps your hand tied. C gives you enough rope to hang yourself.
– Anonymous
Pass no rash condemnation on other peoples words or actions.
– Thomas à Kempis
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
– Edmund Burke
Passion governs, and she never governs wisely.
– Benjamin Franklin, In response to the situation of the colonists
Passion is the drunkenness of the mind.
– Robert South
Passion is the genesis of genius.
– Tony Robbins
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
– William Penn
Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade. Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still.
– Robert Sternberg
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 Boreanaz
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
– Honoré de Balzac
Passion kept one fully in the present, so that time became a series of mutually exclusive 'nows.'
– Sue Halpern
Passion makes the best observations and the sorriest conclusions.
– Jean Paul
Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place.
– Ice T
Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.
– Eric Hoffer
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 Hoffer
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 Russell
Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive.
– Mao Zedong
Past and to come seem best things present worst.
– Mary Bertone
Past has a very great superiority over the future: The future may not exist; but the past existed!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
past is like a histroy book were we can learn what weve done in it.
– skyla
Past, present, future: where are you?
– Manuel Vila
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 Mary
Pat Healy Those goofy bastards are about the best thing I've got going.
– There's Something About Mary
Pathos, piety, courage, — they exist, but are identical, and so is filth. Everything exists, nothing has value.
– E. M. Forster, A Passage to India, 1924
Paths to other paths must always be open!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Patience and perserverence have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
– John Quincy Adams
Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
– Jean de La Fontaine
Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.
– George Jackson
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 ildan
Patience is a rare virtue which God expects from you as he works tirelessly towards realizing/giving you his/your expected end.
– Emeasoba George
Patience is being friends with Time.
– Vanna Bonta
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
– Aristotle
Patience is never served on the platter...
– Siddharth Astir
Patience is often merely the guise of Cowardice.
– C. Lee Hopkin
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 Maarten
Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.
– Titus Maccius Plautus
Patience Is The Best Way 2 Expose A Liar,Because Sooner Than Later They Will Forget The Lies They Told!
– *REESE*
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 Selden
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
– Saint Augustine
Patience is the greatest of all virtues.
– Cato the Elder
Patience is the key to content.
– Mahomet
Patience is the key to paradise.
– Turkish Proverb
Patience is when you don't eat your egg only to let it turn into a chicken and pay higher dividends
– Siddharth Astir
Patience makes lighter What sorrow may not heal.
– Horace
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 DaVinci
Patience with others is Love, Patience with self is Hope, Patience with God is Faith.
– Adel Bestavros
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
– Ambrose Bierce
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
– Napolean Hill
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
– Thomas Hardy
Patience. A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue.
– Ambrose Bierce
Patience? Certainly no! We have no time for patience! While tomorrow is just an assumption, it is not reasonable to be patient!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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 Johnson
Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy.
– George Bernard Shaw
Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
– Adlai E. Stevenson, Jr
Patriotism is not a short outburst of emotion, but is the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
– Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Patriotism is not only patrolling the nation's borders, but doing ones duties perfectly.
– Dr. Shreenivas R. Deshpande
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
– George Jean Nathan
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
– Samuel Johnson
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
– Oscar Wilde
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
– Bertrand Russell
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
– Charles De Gaulle
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
– George Bernard Shaw
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
– Bertrand Russell
Patterning your life around other's opinions is nothing more than slavery.
– Lawana Blackwell
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 McGee
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 Expectations
Pay no attention to what the critics say... Remember, a statue has never been set up in honor of a critic
– Jean Sibelius
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" 1937
Pay no attention to what the critics say; there has never been set up a statue in honor of a critic.
– Jean Sibelius
Pay what you owe and you will know what you are worth.
– Vikrant Parsai
Pay what you owe and you’ll know what you’re worth.
– Vikrant Parsai
Pay? I've forgotten how!
– Dan Bolser
Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.
– Groucho Marx

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