In this post, you will find great Then Quotes from famous people, such as Mark Twain, Millicent Simmonds, Richard M. Nixon, Billie Holiday, Dale Carnegie. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
All right, then, I’ll go to hell.
My advice for young people is to just be yourself. There’s no pressure. Do what you want to do. And if you want to do something, then go after it and make it happen.
I work out Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; take Thursday off; then I work out Friday and Saturday. So sometimes I’ll eat whatever I want on Thursday, like a big breakfast of pancakes and bacon and eggs and stuff. You can eat a big, hearty breakfast because you’re going to burn off most of it during the day anyway.
Create a compelling vision, one that takes people to a new place, and then translate that vision into a reality.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Live to learn, learn to live, then teach others.
If the risk is fully aligned with your purpose and mission, then it’s worth considering.
Whatever you wanna be, just, at the end of the day, if you’re being a good person, which is not hard to be, and you’re putting positive energy into the world, and you’re appreciative and loving to the people around you that care about you and everybody in general, then it’ll work out.
I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty… you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.
If you’re happy, if you’re feeling good, then nothing else matters.
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.
It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?
The word ‘belief’ is a difficult thing for me. I don’t believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing, and then I know it – I don’t need to believe it.
The only time I waste is time I spend doing something that, in my gut, I know I shouldn’t. If I choose to spend time playing video games or sleeping in, then it’s time well spent, because I chose to do it. I did it for a reason – to relax, to decompress or to feel good, and that was what I wanted to do.
I’m trying to stay focused on what I’m doing. I don’t want a whole lot of things going on – people to call back, or text messages or whatever. I chill out, relax a little bit, and then I don’t have those issues.
First we have to believe, and then we believe.
If it is a crime to love the South, its cause and its President, then I am a criminal. I would rather lie down in this prison and die than leave it owing allegiance to a government such as yours.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Get mad, then get over it.
If people are making fun of you then you’re probably doing something right.
If only I wasn’t an atheist, I could get away with anything. You’d just ask for forgiveness and then you’d be forgiven. It sounds much better than having to live with guilt.
When I was a little kid we moved to Tulsa, then to St. Louis and, by the time I was in kindergarten, we lived in Springfield, Missouri. There I basically grew up.
Whatever dream you have, be sure that it is going to be happen, and then forget about it. Then you have to come back to the present and be there 100 percent.
I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then.
There are people who are very resourceful, at being remorseful, and who apparently feel that the best way to make friends is to do something terrible and then make amends.
I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through – then follow through.
The solution as consumers is – perhaps surprisingly – to take adverts very, very seriously. We should ask ourselves what it is that we find lovely in them – the visions of friendship, togetherness, repose, or whatever. And then consider what would actually help us find these qualities in our lives.
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
Your ideas and the things that you do are dumb and stupid and make no sense – until you start getting recognized and making money. Then you’re a genius.
If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.
I believe in love at first sight. You want that connection, and then you want some problems.
When a batter swings and I see his knees move, I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just put the ball where I know he can’t hit it.
If people are going to judge me without fully understanding the content of my character, then their opinion just isn’t worth it.
The next generation has always been and will be better than the previous one. If it is not, then the world would not be moving forward.
The film is made in the editing room. The shooting of the film is about shopping, almost. It’s like going to get all the ingredients together, and you’ve got to make sure before you leave the store that you got all the ingredients. And then you take those ingredients and you can make a good cake – or not.
If you believe you can make a difference, then you will make a difference. Believe in yourself, your family and your community and you will win.
Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
So now I’m left with cigarettes, and I’m trying to scrape that off my shoe and then I’ll be done.
If I’m a busboy in Philadelphia, then I have to be careful about what I say. But if I’m a public tycoon like Jerry Seinfeld, and I got a billion dollars in my pocket, he’s got to be nuts to wonder or worry about what people are going to think.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
If you don’t make things happen then things will happen to you.
I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.
Money is the probably the most successful story ever told. It has no objective value… but then you have these master storytellers: the big bankers, the finance ministers… and they come, and they tell a very convincing story.
If you want to rip the heart out of a democracy, you go after the facts. That’s what modern authoritarians do. You lie. All the time. Then, you say it’s your opponents and the journalists who lie.
If we do not step forward, then we step back. If we do not protect a right, then we deny it.
Only then, approaching my fortieth birthday, I made philosophy my life‘s work.
The first time you make something, follow the recipe, then figure out how to tailor it to your own tastes.
A dish should have flavor, texture, appearance and smell, but I’m doing it differently. We take Chinese food, play with your sentiments, memories of it, and then take you to the border; you won’t fall over the edge, but you get excitement.
See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise, you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that.
If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man.
If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.
I mean the whole thing about meditation and yoga is about connecting to the higher part of yourself, and then seeing that every living thing is connected in some way.
Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close.
There are heroes and then there are legends, heroes get remembered but legends never die.
What a blessing that God allows a life to come through your body, and then allows you to place that body in a body bag and take it out. I had to say that there’s a magnificent something that God has for me to do, to give me that level of completion. That level of experience. It’s unspeakable.
If the ride is more fly, then you must buy.
I was always making new friends, then losing them.
Be not afraid of discomfort. If you can’t put yourself in a situation where you are uncomfortable, then you will never grow. You will never change. You’ll never learn.
It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow’s viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
If not now, then when? If not you, then who? If we are able to answer these fundamental questions, then perhaps we can wipe away the blot of human slavery.
I’m a human, and I’m multidimensional. If I was the perfect form of anything, I’d be boring. If I was a free spirit all the time, I would be boring; I would lack depth. If I was dark and enigmatic all the time, then I would lack relatability.
Since all life is futility, then the decision to exist must be the most irrational of all.
Do not pray for tasks equal to your abilities, but pray for abilities equal to your tasks. Then the performance of your tasks will be no miracle, but you will be the miracle.
If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.
There are really three parts to the creative process. First there is inspiration, then there is the execution, and finally there is the release.
If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation.
I feel like if you’re in a bad situation, and then you see somebody that’s even in a worse situation, you feel for that person.
In every aspect of life, have a game plan, and then do your best to achieve it.
Because, you know, resilience – if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you’d be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn’t a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.
I like to hold the microphone cord like this, I pinch it together, then I let it go, then you hear a whole bunch of jokes at once.
Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
When you want to succeed as bad as you want breathe, then you will be successful.
People don’t care about what someone says about you in a movie – or even what you say, right? They care about what you build. And if you can make something that makes people’s life better, then that’s something that’s really good.
If you think only of evil, then you become pessimistic and hopeless like Freud. But if you think there is no evil, then you’re just one more deluded Pollyanna.
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.
Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Life is short and if you’re looking for extension, you had best do well. ‘Cause there’s good deeds and then there’s good intentions. They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell.
Can anyone understand how it is to have lived in the White House and then, suddenly, to be living alone as the President’s widow?
Back then, as a teenager, I kept thinking, why don’t the adults around here just say something? Say it so they know we don’t accept segregation? I knew then and I know now that, when it comes to justice, there’s no easy way to get it. You can’t sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ‘This is not right.’
Set yourself earnestly to see what you are made to do, and then set yourself earnestly to do it.
Some mathematics problems look simple, and you try them for a year or so, and then you try them for a hundred years, and it turns out that they’re extremely hard to solve. There’s no reason why these problems shouldn’t be easy, and yet they turn out to be extremely intricate.
Hold up a mirror and ask yourself what you are capable of doing, and what you really care about. Then take the initiative – don’t wait for someone else to ask you to act.
My favourite words are possibilities, opportunities and curiosity. I think if you are curious, you create opportunities, and then if you open the doors, you create possibilities.
If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.
You have to come to your closed doors before you get to your open doors… What if you knew you had to go through 32 closed doors before you got to your open door? Well, then you’d come to closed door number eight and you’d think, ‘Great, I got another one out of the way’… Keep moving forward.
If you add a little to a little, and then do it again, soon that little shall be much.
If a building becomes architecture, then it is art.
Respect goes a long way when you carry yourself a certain way and show manners when you first meet someone. If you do that, then it’s hard for somebody not to like you.
I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.
What I found over the years is the most important thing is for a team to come together over a compelling vision, a comprehensive strategy for achieving that vision, and then a relentless implementation plan.
We are clear that all lives matter, but we live in a world where that’s not actually happening in practice. So if we want to get to the place where all lives matter, then we have to make sure that black lives matter, too.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.
Nothing is more bothersome to me than retiring. Weird things happen when you disengage; first you get negative, then you start telling people about your latest surgeries, and eventually you lose touch. I want to stay in touch.
What a liberation to realize that the ‘voice in my head’ is not who I am. ‘Who am I, then?’ The one who sees that.
To doubt God is to doubt one’s own conscience, and in consequence, it would be to doubt everything; and then what is life for?
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
Trust that little voice in your head that says ‘Wouldn’t it be interesting if…’; And then do it.
The solar system can support a trillion humans. And then we’d have a thousand Mozarts and a thousand Einsteins.
Like what you do, and then you will do your best.
I’m not politically motivated. I used to be – passionately. I used to be very Left wing. Then I went very Right wing, and now I rest somewhere in the middle.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
Just before a fight, as the ring empties, you can feel it. There is danger and loneliness all around you. Soon it’s just the three of you in there: the referee, your opponent, and you. You’re in a very lonely moment then. But, strangely, that’s when I feel most comfortable. The ring becomes my office, and I go to work.
First be best, then be first.
Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful in anything that you put your mind to.
If you want to see law and order, then come to Uttar Pradesh.
Cell culture is a little like gardening. You sit and you look at cells, and then you see something and say, ‘You know, that doesn’t look right’.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.
I wanted to write when I was young, but people said it was impossible. Then my parents locked me in a mental institution – they said I was crazy and would never make a living from writing.
Once you appreciate one of your blessings, one of your senses, your sense of hearing, then you begin to respect the sense of seeing and touching and tasting, you learn to respect all the senses.
If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord.
If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you’ll make the news or something. But if you want music to be your livelihood, then play, play, play and play! And eventually you’ll get to where you want to be.
I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going. I have respect for the past, but I’m a person of the moment. I’m here, and I do my best to be completely centered at the place I’m at, then I go forward to the next place.
Any time scientists disagree, it’s because we have insufficient data. Then we can agree on what kind of data to get; we get the data; and the data solves the problem. Either I’m right, or you’re right, or we’re both wrong. And we move on. That kind of conflict resolution does not exist in politics or religion.
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
I believe that working with good people matters because then the work environment is good. If there is a sense of respect and belief among the people you work with, that is when good work is done.
Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.
Don’t disrespect me, lie about it, and then come smile in my face and act like nothing’s wrong.
Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you’ve got something to share.
Sketching is almost everything. It is the painter‘s identity, his style, his conviction, and then color is just a gift to the drawing.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Look for your choices, pick the best one, then go with it.
I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more.
It’s all right to hesitate if you then go ahead.
Grub first, then ethics.
I grew up with plenty of smart people. They would beat me at chess; they could solve brain teasers before I could, but then they would struggle in algebra. These were incredibly smart people who simply did not have the foundation in math that I had.
You’re not going to be great at everything. Surround yourself with people that can compliment you so you can work together and then everybody can be successful.
We go to the theater to be entertained, but if what is left after you watch the movie is a sort of eye-opening perspective on some social issues, then it can be a really powerful piece of art.
Many churches of all persuasions are hiring research agencies to poll neighborhoods, asking what kind of church they prefer. Then the local churches design themselves to fit the desires of the people. True faith in God that demands selflessness is being replaced by trendy religion that serves the selfish.
Sisterhood is important because we are all we have to stand on. We have to stand near and by each other, pray for one another, and share the joys and the difficulties that women face in the world today. If we don’t talk about it among ourselves, then we are made silent by the patriarchy, and that serves us no purpose.
I believe that if you don’t derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don’t come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don’t feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste.
I see myself as the best footballer in the world. If you don’t believe you are the best, then you will never achieve all that you are capable of.
It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best.
If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.
You get to the point where you’re like, ‘I’m just doing me, and if people don’t like it, then it is what it is.’
I got blessed from my mom. She’s the personality; she’s the one who smiled, so I took on part of her, and who also wanted to help and save the world. Then I took on part of my dad, who is tough.
Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Every religion is true one way or another. It is true when understood metaphorically. But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors, interpreting them as facts, then you are in trouble.
If you can’t laugh at yourself, then how can you laugh at anybody else? I think people see the human side of you when you do that.
Sometimes we make the process more complicated than we need to. We will never make a journey of a thousand miles by fretting about how long it will take or how hard it will be. We make the journey by taking each day step by step and then repeating it again and again until we reach our destination.
Nothing succeeds like success. Get a little success, and then just get a little more.
If people can’t acknowledge the wisdom of indigenous cultures, then that’s their loss.
There’s two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you’ve made a discovery. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you’ve made a discovery.
History should not be left to the historians. Rather, be like Churchill. Make history, and then write it.
When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.
Success is not an accident. When you put yourself in the right place at the right time, then you’re likely to be more successful because of how you prepare yourself on a daily basis.
I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
So then, the relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself.
When you start out in a team, you have to get the teamwork going and then you get something back.
Follow your dreams. If you have a goal, and you want to achieve it, then work hard and do everything you can to get there, and one day it will come true.
We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.
Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you.
When I look out at the people and they look at me and they’re smiling, then I know that I’m loved. That is the time when I have no worries, no problems.
I wear black because I’m comfortable in it. But then in the summertime when it’s hot I’m comfortable in light blue.
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
If commercialization is putting my art on a shirt so that a kid who can’t afford a $30,000 painting can buy one, then I’m all for it.
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself now and then in finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
If small things have the power to disturb you, then who you think you are is exactly that: small.
Smiling is very important. If we are not able to smile, then the world will not have peace. It is not by going out for a demonstration against nuclear missiles that we can bring about peace. It is with our capacity of smiling, breathing, and being peace that we can make peace.
Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
I hope people remember me as a good and decent man. And if they do, then that’s success.
Breathe in deeply to bring your mind home to your body. Then look at, or think of, the person triggering this emotion: With mindfulness, you can see that she is unhappy, that she is suffering. You can see her wrong perceptions. You can see that she is not beautiful when she says things that are unkind.
Wall Street apparently takes and then forgets, and then comes after the guns of law-abiding American citizens and small businesses.
I get it now; I didn’t get it then. That life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible… and enjoying everything in between.
Memories are thoughts that arise. They’re not realities. Only when you believe that they are real, then they have the power over you. But when you realize it’s just another thought arising about the past, then you can have a spacious relationship with that thought. The thought no longer has you in its grip.
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
Competition is great. And as long as it’s friendly and not a malicious thing, then I think it’s cool.
The wisest rule in investment is: when others are selling, buy. When others are buying, sell. Usually, of course, we do the opposite. When everyone else is buying, we assume they know something we don’t, so we buy. Then people start selling, panic sets in, and we sell too.
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.
A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more.
Don’t lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
It starts with a single sound. If there’s something in that sound, then it’s worth continuing.
What is a fear of living? It’s being preeminently afraid of dying. It is not doing what you came here to do, out of timidity and spinelessness. The antidote is to take full responsibility for yourself – for the time you take up and the space you occupy. If you don’t know what you’re here to do, then just do some good.
We may not know what each day has in store for us. We could be gone tomorrow. Any minute could truly be our goodbye. But we do have this moment. This time. Today. Right now. It takes way more effort to shell out hate then it does to allow love to flow freely in our lives. After all, it’s what we were born to do.
Let no man be called happy before his death. Till then, he is not happy, only lucky.
Beto’s copy of the Bill of Rights goes from one to three. Mine includes the Second Amendment. But there are a whole host of people here in Washington… they would be happy to confiscate America’s guns. And if you don’t believe that, then you probably also still believe in Bigfoot.
When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they’re not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can ’cause I know I’m gonna have to live that day anyway. So why not try to make the most of it if you can? Some days, they pan out a little better than others, but you still gotta always just try.
If you think technology can solve your security problems, then you don’t understand the problems and you don’t understand the technology.
Every single university student should study philosophy. You need to lead the examined life and question your beliefs. If you don’t learn critical thinking, then political debate degenerates into a contest of slogans.
I’m a big believer in small, dark, cozy bedrooms. I would describe myself as introspective – I feel things first, and then I think them through – and I need the enveloping comfort of a little squirrel‘s nest when I have to retreat from the world to recharge.
If Socialism can only be realized when the intellectual development of all the people permits it, then we shall not see Socialism for at least five hundred years.
Thank you, hard taco shells, for surviving the long journey from factory, to supermarket, to my plate and then breaking the moment I put something inside you. Thank you.
America is dumb. It’s like a dumb puppy that has big teeth that can bite and hurt you – aggressive. My daughter is four; my boy is one. I’d like them to see America as a toy – a broken toy. Investigate it a little, check it out, get this feeling, and then get out.
You think your life is going one way and then suddenly, you’re on another track.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
If you hit a Talib with your shoe, then there would be no difference between you and the Talib. You must not treat others with cruelty and that much harshly, you must fight others but through peace and through dialogue and through education.
There’s a time in your life where you’re not quite sure where you are. You think everything’s perfect, but it’s not perfect… Then one day you wake up and you can’t quite picture yourself in the situation you’re in. But the secret is, if you can picture yourself doing anything in life, you can do it.
If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life – and only then will I be free to become myself.
There is only one thing for us to do, and that is to do our level best right where we are every day of our lives; To use our best judgment, and then to trust the rest to that Power which holds the forces of the universe in his hands.
You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.
In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.
If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
If you’re not yelling at your kids, then you’re not spending enough time with them!
So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.
What can you do against the lunatic who is more intelligent than yourself, who gives your arguments a fair hearing and then simply persists in his lunacy?
Concentration is my motto – first honesty, then industry, then concentration.
I grew up with the sea, and poverty for me was sumptuous; then I lost the sea and found all luxuries gray and poverty unbearable.
I think I had a kind of pause for insight in my 20s when I wasn’t in a relationship and my career wasn’t going the way I wanted it to go. I had time for reflection then.
We’re all expendable. We think the world’s going to stop when a pope dies, or a king. And then… life goes on.
If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality.
A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables.
If we don’t stand up for children, then we don’t stand for much.
God sent me on earth. He send me to do something, and nobody can stop me. If God want to stop me, then I stop. Man never can.
You know when they have a fishing show on TV? They catch the fish and then let it go. They don’t want to eat the fish, they just want to make it late for something.
You should make something. You should bring something into the world that wasn’t in the world before. It doesn’t matter what it is. It doesn’t matter if it’s a table or a film or gardening-everyone should create. You should do something, then sit back and say, ‘I did that.’
A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
They’re thinking of turning the peasant into an educated man. Why, first of all they should make him a good and prosperous farmer and then he’ll learn all that is necessary for him to know.
If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.
Mergers are like marriages. They are the bringing together of two individuals. If you wouldn’t marry someone for the ‘operational efficiencies’ they offer in the running of a household, then why would you combine two companies with unique cultures and identities for that reason?
The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his personality, and even then not all the time.
So long as the universe had a beginning, we could suppose it had a creator. But if the universe is really completely self-contained, having no boundary or edge, it would have neither beginning nor end: it would simply be. What place, then, for a creator?
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love – first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a Frenchman… because I am necessarily a man, and only accidentally am I French.
Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken.
I am a simple man who comes from a village, and villagers like us speak our mind. Now, in the process, if unknowingly my words came across as disrespectful or insulting, then I am deeply sorry. I don’t want to hurt anyone.
I told my wife the truth. I told her I was seeing a psychiatrist. Then she told me the truth: that she was seeing a psychiatrist, two plumbers, and a bartender.
Though I am a shy person at heart, I explode as a volcano once I open up with people around me, and then I am all fun.
Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.
My wife and I were happy for 20 years. Then we met.
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
Not like Chinese food, where you eat it and then you feel hungry an hour later.
People make jokes about my bosoms, why don’t they look underneath the breasts at the heart? It’s obvious I’ve got big ones and if people want to assume they’re not mine, then let them.
After May 1940, the good times were few and far between; first there was the war, then the capitulation, and then the arrival of the Germans, which is when the trouble started for the Jews.
Unfortunately, we can never truly know if we’re making the right decision. What we do know is that wherever we are, that’s where the Light wants us to be. It’s the best place for us to be now. And as long as we don’t try to control the situation, then we won’t end up in the place we shouldn’t be.
You tell them that all your experience tells you this is the best way to beat this particular opposition. You persuade them and you drill them, and you tell them so many times they can hear you when they go to sleep. Then, on the day of the game, you stand on the touchline and hope to God that it works.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it’s like they didn’t fade away at all.
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, ‘All right, then, have it your way.’
I’d like to fly. Then I wouldn’t have to wait in airport security lines.
If you laugh with somebody, then you know you share something.
Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.
If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it. That’s all it takes to get people to win football games for you.
A good villain exudes charisma and power. He has principles, though; that just gives him a level of dimension. It makes him seem to be a bit unpredictable, because he’s usually deemed as some type of evil, ruthless person, and then he shows you his principles, and you don’t know what to think of it.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience‘s attention, then he can teach his lesson.
God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.
If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.
It’s not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.
I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
When you see a person, do you just concentrate on their looks? It’s just a first impression. Then there’s someone who doesn’t catch your eye immediately, but you talk to them and they become the most beautiful thing in the world. The greatest actors aren’t what you would call beautiful sex symbols.
Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people.
As long as you are doing things with a smile on your face, and you are having fun, then you are being unfiltered.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
Liberals seem to assume that, if you don’t believe in their particular political solutions, then you don’t really care about the people that they claim to want to help.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?
If you can make people believe lies are the facts, then you can control them.
Be always sure you are right – then go ahead.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Those who give themselves to prayer should in a special manner have always a devotion to St. Joseph; for I know not how any man can think of the Queen of the angels, during the time that she suffered so much with the Infant Jesus, without giving thanks to St. Joseph for the services he rendered them then.
Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something’s wrong. He’s not right in the brain.
Practice yourself, for heaven’s sake in little things, and then proceed to greater.
Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
If one tries to think about history, it seems to me – it’s like looking at a range of mountains. And the first time you see them, they look one way. But then time changes, the pattern of light shifts. Maybe you’ve moved slightly, your perspective has changed. The mountains are the same, but they look very different.
To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
I always tell people that this is a really simple deal: Work hard. If you work hard, follow what’s required and set your priorities right, then you can really perform without taking shortcuts. If you’re taking shortcuts, you can’t be free.
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
When the satisfaction or the security of another person becomes as significant to one as one’s own satisfaction or security, then the state of love exists. Under no other circumstances is a state of love present, regardless of the popular usage of the term.
I don’t really think I am the most beautiful woman in the world at all. If I can create some illusion to that effect – and it seems I have – then that is what spells success to me.
You shouldn’t get too close to the truth, because then maybe you stop being funny.
When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over.
If you don’t learn from your mistakes, then they become regrets.
You must always be able to predict what’s next and then have the flexibility to evolve.
Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
I have two homes, like someone who leaves their hometown and/or parents and then establishes a life elsewhere. They might say that they’re going home when they return to see old friends or parents, but then they go home as well when they go to where they live now. Sarajevo is home, Chicago is home.
My wife was afraid of the dark… then she saw me naked and now she’s afraid of the light.
I used to read five psalms every day – that teaches me how to get along with God. Then I read a chapter of Proverbs every day and that teaches me how to get along with my fellow man.
I’m investing. I’m taking a lot of bitcoin, selling it as the price goes up, and putting it into real estate. Because then if bitcoin goes to zero – which, it’s an experiment, it could – I won’t be on the street.
I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody.
If we are all in agreement on the decision – then I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about.
The knowledge I have now is not the knowledge I had then.
If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along – whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.
The most important decision I’ve made in business? The choices of people I have around me. When I first started I brought everybody with me, my homies from the neighborhood, criminals. I just said, ‘Come on everybody, we made it.’ Then I had to realize we didn’t make it. I made it.
Play the game for more than you can afford to lose… only then will you learn the game.
If I can help one person in this world, then it’s enough, and I’ve done my job.
If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.
So if diva means giving your best, then yes, I guess I am a diva.
You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.
For myself, personally, I am never really aware of timing or anything because I am passionate about what I do, so I have found that if you really love what you do, then time flies.
Determination becomes obsession and then it becomes all that matters.
If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion.
When you cease to exist, then who will you blame?
When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
When our economy is truly healthy, and everyone rises with the tide of prosperity, then issues such as the lack of affordable housing, homelessness, and hunger are greatly diminished.
It’s weird… people say they’re not like apes. Now how do you explain football then?
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose – somehow we win out.
Tomorrow it’ll all be over, then I’ll have to go back to selling pens again.
You’re going to have your struggles every now and then, but you’ve just got to always keep it in perspective and try to have a good time.
Those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.
Control and surrender have to be kept in balance. That’s what surfers do – take control of the situation, then be carried, then take control. In the last few thousand years, we’ve become incredibly adept technically. We’ve treasured the controlling part of ourselves and neglected the surrendering part.
As a human being, anger is a part of our mind. Irritation also part of our mind. But you can do – anger come, go. Never keep in your sort of – your inner world, then create a lot of suspicion, a lot of distrust, a lot of negative things, more worry.
If a leader doesn’t convey passion and intensity then there will be no passion and intensity within the organization and they’ll start to fall down and get depressed.