Found 150 quotes starting with UN:

Un croquis vaut mieux quun long discours.Fr., A picture is worth a thousand words.
– Napoleon
Un sot trouve toujours un plus sot qui l'admire. (A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.)
– Nicolas Boileau
Unable are the Loved to die For Love is Immortality.
– Jean Pierre Claris De Florian
Unable to create a meaningful life for itself, the personality takes its own revenge: from the lower depths comes a regressive form of spontaneity: raw animality forms a counterpoise to the meaningless stimuli and the vicarious life to which the ordinary man is conditioned. Getting spiritual nourishment from this chaos of events, sensations, and devious interpretations is the equivalent of trying to pick through a garbage pile for food.
– Lewis Mumford
Unborn eternity does not die; existence is dying and falls asleep in the eternity beyond existence.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life.
– William Congreve
Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.
– R. I. Fitzhenry
Uncertainty will always be part of the taking charge process.
– Harold Geneen
Uncle Ben With great power, comes great responsibility.
– Spider-Man
Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes. It can no longer be of concern to great powers alone. For a nuclear disaster, spread by winds and waters and fear, could well engulf the great and the small, the rich and the poor, the committed and the uncommitted alike. Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Uncultivated minds are not full of wild flowers, like uncultivated fields. Villainous weeds grow in them, and they are full of toads.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
Under a cherry tree, all burdens of life fly away!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is in prison.
– Henry David Thoreau
Under a Presidential government, a nation has, except at the electing moment, no influence; it has not the ballot-box before it; its virtue is gone, and it must wait till its instant of despotism again returns.
– Walter Bagehot
Under a ragged coat lies wisdom.
– Romanian Proverb
Under a tattered cloak you will generally find a good drinker.
– Danish proverb
Under all conditions well-organized violence seems to him the shortest distance between two points.
– Leon Trotsky
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity speech is shallow as Time.
– Thomas Carlyle
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
– Thomas Carlyle
Under any conditions, anywhere, whatever you are doing, there is some ordinance under which you can be booked.
– Robert D. Sprecht
Under capitalism man exploits man under socialism the reverse is true.
– Polish Proverb
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.
– Henry James
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
– Mark Twain
Under conditions of tyranny it is far easer to act than to think.
– Hannah Arendt
Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think.
– Hannah Arendt
Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right.
– H.L. Mencken
Under every stone lurks a politician.
– Aristophanes
Under peaceful conditions the militant man attacks himself.
– Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon become accustomed to no one governing.
– Vladimir Lenin
Under the beautiful moonlight, there remains no ugly reality; even muds turn into the diamonds!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Under the doctrine of separation of powers, the manner in which the president personally exercises his assigned executive powers is not subject to questioning by another branch of government.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
Under the influence of art the walls expand, the roof rises, and it becomes a temple.
– Robert Ingersoll, On Isadora Duncan
Under the shadow of swords, any plan is good.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Under the species of Syndicalism and Fascism there appears for the first time in Europe a type of man who does not want to give reasons or to be right, but simply shows himself resolved to impose his opinions.
– José Ortega y Gasset
Under the storms, sun becomes a god!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Underlying the whole scheme of civilization is the confidence men have in each other, confidence in their integrity, confidence in their honesty, confidence in their future.
– Bourke Cockran
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
– Oscar Levant
Underpromise overdeliver.
– Tom Peters
Underpromise; overdeliver.
– Tom Peters, in The Chicago Tribune
Understand a man by his deeds and words; the impressions of others lead to false judgment.
– The Talmud
Understand clearly that when a great need appears a great use appears also; when there is a small need there is small use; it is obvious, then, that full use is made of all things at all times according to the necessity thereof.
– Dogen Zenji
Understand that friends come and go, but with a precious few you should hold on. The older you get, the more you need the people who knew you when you were young.
– Mary Schmich
Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.
– Abbie Hoffman, Steal This Urine Test
Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possiblity.
– Oprah Winfrey
Understanding human needs is half the job of meeting them.
– Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., speech, October 3, 1952
Understanding is power and whoever has it has everything.
– Jacqueline Job
Understanding the single-line quote is like comprehending the bulky book with its title only and correctly.
– Anuj Somany
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
– William Ellery Channing
Undoubtedly, we become what we envisage.
– Claude M. Bristol
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
– William Shakespeare
Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.
– Ronald Reagan
Unfailing faith, positive mindset & actions are required of you in order to get round issues/matters of life i.e. to deal with them & in due course.
– Emeasoba George
Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time.
– Horace Mann
Unforgiveness/bitterness is self-destructive i.e. it's harmful to you/oneself. So, say NO to bitterness/unforgiveness and say YES to happiness/forgiveness. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Unfortunate is he who cannot gain a few sincere friends during his life and more unfortunate is the one who has gained them and then lost them (through his deeds).
– Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermons and sayings Compilation)
Unfortunately, the balance of nature decrees that a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares.
– Peter Ustinov
Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years.
– Graham Greene
Union gives strength.
– Aesop
Unique among the nations, America recognized the source of our character as being godly and eternal, not being civic and temporal. And because we have understood that our source is eternal, America has been different. We have no king but Jesus.
– John Ashcroft
United we stand, divided we fall.
– Aesop
UNITY helps in bringing a successful end to OPPORTUNITY!!!!
– Siddharth Astir
Unity in things necessary, liberty in things doubtful, charity in everything.
– Anonymous
Universal orthodoxy is enriched by every new discovery of truth: what at first appeared universal, by wishing to stand still, sooner or later becomes a sect.
– Edgar Quinet
Universal suffrage is the government of a house by its nursery.
– Prince Otto
Universe is a giant wave and mankind needs a giant breakwater: The science! It is the best jetty we ever have!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Universe is blind; it cannot see us; we must find a way to show ourselves to it and science is the way to open the eyes of the universe!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Universe is the Sun watching its own self.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Universe will be a very small place once we solve our speed problem! When that day comes, no man will talk about the greatness of the universe! All greatness comes from our smallness and from our slowness!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Universities are of course hostile to geniuses, which, seeing and using ways of their own, discredit the routine as churches and monasteries persecute youthful saints.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation.
– Francis Bacon
Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure.
– Kingman Brewster, Jr.
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
– Henry Kissinger
University President Why is it that you physicists always require so much expensive equipment Now the Department of Mathematics requires nothing but money for paper, pencils, and erasers...and the Department of Philosophy is better still. It doesn't even ask for erasers.
– Isaac Asimov
Unjust dominion cannot be eternal.
– Seneca
Unjust laws aren't laws at all.
– Saint Augustine
Unles we change direction, we are likely to wind up where we are headed.
– Chinese Proverb
Unless a life is activated by sustained purpose it can become a depressingly haphazard affair.
– Richard Guggenheimer
Unless a man believes in himself and makes a total commitment to his career and puts everything he has into it - his mind, his body, his heart - what's life worth to him
– Vince Lombardi
Unless a man or woman has experienced the darkness of the soul he or she can know nothing of that transforming laughter without which no hint of the ultimate reality of the opposites can be faintly intuited.
– Helen Luke
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
– Henry Drummond
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.''*“Victory is for those who can say "Victory is mine". Success is for those who can begin saying "I will succeed" and say "I have succeeded" in the end.
– M.K. Ataturk
Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
– Richard Milhous Nixon
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.
– Peter Drucker
Unless each day can be looked back upon by an individual as one in which he has had some fun, some joy, some real satisfaction, that day is a loss.
– Dwight D Eisenhower
Unless I accept my faults, I will most certainly doubt my virtues.
– Hugh Prather
Unless I am what I am and feel what I feel -- as hard as I can and as honestly and truly as I can -- then I am nothing.
– Elizabeth Janeway
Unless man anchors the real love, man will always drift in the middle of nowhere!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.
– Adam Clayton Jr. Powell
Unless men see a beauty and delight in the worship of God, they will not do it willingly.
– John Owen
Unless people can be kept in the dark, it is best for those who love the truth to give them the full light.
– Richard Whately
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
– Dr. Seuss
Unless you are ambitious, you do not make progress.
– Tony Blair, BBC news website
Unless you are in the middle of a storm, there is no validity in saying that you are not afraid of the storms.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Unless you are prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.
– Orison Swett Marden
Unless you believe, you will not understand.
– Saint Augustine
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
– Oprah Winfrey
Unless you have a very good reason, never wake up anybody or anything! Let the sleeper sleep in peace.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Unless you know what you want, you can't ask for it.
– Emma Albani
Unless you love someone, nothing else makes any sense.
– e e cummings
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Unlike human beings, computers possess the truly profound stupidity of the inanimate.
– Bruce Sterling, The Hacker Crackdown
Unlike many in the investment community, I classify gold and other high volatility assets as speculative investments, so although I would invest in gold, I would keep its share of the portfolio to minimum and would monitor them closely.
– Med Jones
Unlike presidential administrations, problems rarely have terminal dates.
– Dwight D Eisenhower
Unlike those who pretend to be immaculate, fallen angels are usually more intriguing because their earthliness is heavenly.
– Carl Polloi
Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists.
– Noam Chomsky
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
– Edward Gibbon
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
– H.L. Mencken
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
– H. L. Mencken
Unquiet souls. In the dark fermentation of earth, in the never idle workshop of nature, in the eternal movement, yea shall find yourselves again.
– Matthew Arnold
Unsullied poverty is always happy, while impure wealth brings with it many sorrows.
– Chinese
Until a child is one year old it is incapable of sin.
– The Talmud
Until and unless you discover that money is the root of all good, you ask for your own destruction. When money ceases to become the means by which men deal with one another, then men become the tools of other men. Blood, whips and guns--or dollars. Take your choice--there is no other.
– Ayn Rand
Until divinity decides to reveal the future to human kind, the sum of all human wisdom is contained in these two words: Wait and Hope.
– Alexandre Dumas, Translation from "The Count of Monte Cristo"
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
– Albert Schweitzer
Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
– Harper Lee
Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.
– African Proverb
Until one nation ceases its attempts to dominate another, there will never be true freedom. Until one religion relinquishes its quest to prove its god superior to that of another, there shall never be world peace. We will never truly prosper or experience lasting harmony, until we refrain from preaching the gospel of our own moral values and our personal preferences by forcing it upon others.
– Anthon St Maarten
Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
– Jean Anouilh
Until they became conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious." (Orwell, "1984")
– George Orwell, 1984
Until they come to see us from their planet, I wait patiently. I hear them saying: Don't call us, we'll call you.
– Marlene Dietrich
Until we can manage TIME, we can manage nothing else.
– Peter Drucker
Until you accept your past without any regret, deal with your present proactively and confidently. You will hardly face/embrace/maximize the future ahead of you. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you acknowledge and value yourself. People will for life take you for granted. Yes, nobody can/will dare to look down on you until you first look down on your own self. So, if you've lost your own self esteem i.e. your worth/ability, do endeavour to find/recover it and stand up for it as well anywhere/anytime. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you are grateful to God for who/where you are presently. He won't be happy with you. Yes, besides he (God) won't make you who you aspire to be, neither will he take you to where you aspire to be. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you are out of your comfort zone, you can't/won't realize who/what you are meant to be/do i.e. your predetermined person/destiny. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you can measure something and express it in numbers, you have only the begining of understanding.
– Lord Kelvin
Until you control and overcome your thoughts/actions/feelings/weaknesses believe me or don't, you are not at all self-controlled. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you dare to go after whatever you've been longing for and as well dare to go extra mile for it, you may never realize how far you can go. Therefore, you've got to courageously and unyieldingly go after whatever you aspire to do. For, you have what it takes to achieve whatever you long to achieve.
– Emeasoba George
Until you discover and fulfill your God-given destiny. Life is likely to go hard with you i.e. life is probable to turn out to your disadvantage. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you forgive all and sundry unconditionally and from your whole heart too. You are unforgiving and never forgiving.
– Emeasoba George
Until you get/be in on the act of true love you won't realize that true love is a gift meant to be appreciated/shared gift-wise & otherwise.
– Emeasoba George
Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.
– Napolean Hill
Until you lose your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
– Margaret Mitchell
Until you love all & all over, you're worthless never worthwhile. You are either worthless or worthwhile. You can't be both simultaneously.
– Emeasoba George
Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.
– Doris Mortman
Until you realize that winners never quit and quitters never win that's when you can hang in there i.e. be & remain persistent & patient too in a difficult circumstance. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you realize that winners never quit and quitters never win that's when you can hang in there i.e. be & remain persistent & patient too in a difficult circumstance. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you resolve to do whatever it takes & go wherever it takes to realize/achieve your dreams/ visions/aspirations. You will hardly realize/achieve them i.e. a resolute spirit is required of you. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you resolve to let go of whatever that is behind you i.e. your miserable past life/failures/mistakes. You will hardly reach out to what is before you (the fabulous future ahead of you). ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you resolve to showcase your love to someone else/others, believe me or don't you've not started to love truly. For, true love is meant to be showcased/portrayed as often/long as you/one can. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you take courage i.e. until you make an effort to go after/confront whatever that frightens/challenges you. I put it to you, you are a COWARD. So, you've got to take/showcase courage in your both hands. ~Emeasoba George.
– Emeasoba George
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. Or something. I dunno, I was only half listening. Becca said it, anyway. Ask her.
– M Scott Peck
Until you walk a mile in another man's moccasins you can't imagine the smell.
– Robert Byrne
Until you're insuperable you will hardly get over any challenge. Yes, you've got to be insuperable in order to promptly overcome challenges.
– Emeasoba George
Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was.
– Margaret Mitchell
Until your love is devoid of conditions. Believe you me, you're not loving rightly/properly. For your love ought to be devoid of conditions.
– Emeasoba George
Unyielding faith is expected of you/everyone to get by i.e. to surmount/live through/accomplish anything demanding e.g challenges of a life time.
– Emeasoba George

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