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Things Quotes

The term ‘thing’ has vast definitions and includes many aspects of life. It can either denote a special situation, action, commodities, event, matter, any attributes, special objectives or even a special abstraction. We might have heard many a time people making statements such as- "this thing has got to end", "things are going well", “the thing I like about her is ..." and so on. It is a never ending list! Read on the following article to get an idea about the things / possessions quotations and sayings.

Kamala Harris

My mother had a saying: 'Kamala, you may be the first to do many things, but make sure you're not the last.'

Adam Smith

Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.

Lewis Carroll

Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.

George Santayana

Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world.

Warren G. Bennis

Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery.

Lenny Kravitz

God is always in my life, and that's the most important thing to me.

John D. Rockefeller

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.

Dr. Seuss

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.

Norman Vincent Peale

Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.

Audre Lorde

The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about throu

John Ruskin

In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it

Epictetus

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.

Sir Thomas Browne

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.

Rafael Nadal

If you don't lose, you cannot enjoy the victories. So I have to accept both things.

Billy Joel

I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.

Stephen Colbert

I wrote things for the school's newspaper, and - like all teenagers - I dabbled in poetry.

Isaac Asimov

I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books.

Walter Winchell

The same thing happened today that happened yesterday, only to different people.

Don DeLillo

I think there is a sense of last things in my work that probably comes from a Catholic childhood.

Jeff Bezos

What consumerism really is, at its worst is getting people to buy things that don't actually improve their lives.

Keanu Reeves

Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.

Conan O'Brien

There are few things more liberating in this life than having your worst fear realized.

Toni Morrison

Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.

Thomas Paine

A writer must teach himself that the basest of all things is to be afraid.

George Santayana

I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty.

Mother Teresa

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

Andy Warhol

I always wished I had died, and I still wish that, because I could have gotten the whole thing over with.

Leon Trotsky

Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.

Bill Maher

Things aren't right. If a burglar breaks into your home and you shoot him, he can sue you. For what, restraint of trade?

George Washington Carver

Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.

John Ruskin

A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.

Will Rogers

A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you.

Good Prison Buddy
Elbert Hubbard

Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.

Sarah Paulson

To not have any hope is where things start to get really bleak. Things are possible. The impossible can be possible.

Billy Joel

You're not the only one who's made mistakes, but they're the only things that you can truly call your own.

Adam Smith

Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.

Bertrand Russell

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.

John Stuart Mill

All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.

Zora Neale Hurston

A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.

Camille Paglia

The only thing that will be remembered about my enemies after they're dead is the nasty things I've said about them.

Eudora Welty

The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.

Carl Jung

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

Conan O'Brien

Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.

Thomas Paine

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.

Louisa May Alcott

Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.

Epictetus

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

Dwight L. Moody

Give me a man who says this one thing I do, and not those fifty things I dabble in.

Paulo Coelho

Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.

John Ruskin

All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.

Steve King

I don't know if there is anything you would think of rebuilding down there,

Quentin Crisp

The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.

Dwight L. Moody

Faith makes all things possible... love makes all things easy.

Dave Barry

American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it.

Warren G. Bennis

Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right.

Hope Hicks

I try to be in the office as much as possible to get the full experience working with volunteers, making phone calls, putting out signs - things that the communications director probably normally wouldn't do.

Alexander Hamilton

Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.

Edgar Allan Poe

If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.

Walt Disney

I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.

Andy Warhol

I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.

Frederick Douglass

A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color of things about him.

Carl Jung

It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.

Marcus Aurelius

Each thing is of like form from everlasting and comes round again in its cycle.

Bertrand Russell

The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.

Thomas Hobbes

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.

Horace

I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.

James Russell Lowell

As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.

Jeff Bezos

If you only do things where you know the answer in advance, your company goes away.

James Baldwin

If you're treated a certain way you become a certain kind of person. If certain things are described to you as being real they're real for you whether they're real or not.

William Blake

Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth.

William Butler Yeats

Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.

Hermann Hesse

Meaning and reality were not hidden somewhere behind things, they were in them, in all of them.

Tom Stoppard

Good things, when short, are twice as good.

Frederick Douglass

Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.

Carl Jung

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.

Aldous Huxley

Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid for. Fortunately, however, it is not the leisured and the cultured who have to pay.

Henry James

Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.

Gertrude Stein

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.

Andre Gide

Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.

Elbert Hubbard

It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.

Christopher Morley

If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn't so.

Karl Marx

Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.

Andy Warhol

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.

James Stewart

Film itself is very technical, and I think you need this period when things are a little out of control for it to work right.

Chanakya

The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth.

Blaise Pascal

The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason.

Alexis de Tocqueville

There are two things which a democratic people will always find very difficult - to begin a war and to end it.

Charles Baudelaire

I have more memories than if I were a thousand years old.

John Ruskin

Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come in time to like doing it.

Dwight L. Moody

There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things.

Melania Trump

Yes, Donald thinks big, which is especially important when considering the presidency of the United States. No room for small thinking. No room for small results. Donald gets things done.

Alexander Hamilton

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.

Johnny Depp

I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride while you're on it.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction. A husband lives and breathes his work all day long. If he comes home to more table thumping, how can the poor man ever relax?

James Stewart

Well, I think one of the main things that you have to think about when acting in the movies is to try not to make the acting show.

Alan Watts

If you study the writings of the mystics, you will always find things in them that appear to be paradoxes, as in Zen, particularly.

Charles Bukowski

Well, people got attatched. Once you cut the umbilical cord they attatched to the other things. Sight, sound, sex, money, mirages, mothers, masturbation, murder, and Monday morning hangovers.

John Stuart Mill

The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.

D. H. Lawrence

God doesn't know things. He is things.

Tom Stoppard

It is better of course to know useless things than to know nothing.