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The quality of life is more important than life itself. ...
by Alexis Carrel

The quality of life is more important than life itself.
- Alexis Carrel

The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest
gift of the human cerebrum.
- Alexis Carrel

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows,
must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking,
belief in the absolute power of logic.
- Alexis Carrel

Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance;
it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
- Alexis Carrel

 

All great men are gifted with intuition.
They know without reasoning or analysis,
what they need to know.
- Alexis Carrel

To what extent is any given man morally responsible
for any given act? We do not know.
- Alexis Carrel

Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia.
- Alexis Carrel

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Science has to be understood in its broadest sense,
as a method for comprehending all observable reality,
and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge.
- Alexis Carrel

Hard conditions of life are indispensable to bringing
out the best in human personality.
- Alexis Carrel

Comforts and syphilis are the greatest enemies of mankind.
- Alexis Carrel

A few observation and much reasoning lead to error;
many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
- Alexis Carrel

The first duty of society is to give each of its members
the possibility of fulfilling his destiny.
When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed.
- Alexis Carrel

Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.
- Alexis Carrel

Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life
because it is essentially destructive.
- Alexis Carrel

The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories
is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long.
It separates us from reality like a fog.
- Alexis Carrel

The most efficient way to live reasonably is every
morning to make a plan of one's day and every night
to examine the results obtained.
- Alexis Carrel

Man cannot remake himself without suffering,
for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
- Alexis Carrel

In man, the things which are not measurable are more
important than those which are measurable.
- Alexis Carrel

All of us, at certain moments of our lives,
need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
- Alexis Carrel

Religion brings to man an inner strength,
spiritual light, and ineffable peace.
- Alexis Carrel

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

You will never do anything in this world without courage.
It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Allen

Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart,
cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust.
Service brings satisfaction.
Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
- James Cash Penney

It is the quality of the moment,
not the number of days, or events, or of actors, that imports.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

At all times and under all circumstances,
we have the power to transform the quality of our lives.
- Werner Erhard

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.
Without it, no real success is possible,
no matter whether it is on a section gang,
a football field, in an army, or in an office.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Instead of needing lots of children,
we need high-quality children.
- Margaret Mead

Honor your past, and all the consequences of that past.
Receive insight into relieving the pain
caused by past experiences and current attitudes toward life.
Observe life as it currently appears,
and then train yourself to observe life
from other perspectives that support a higher quality of living.
Re-consider your priorities.
Chart your Course.
Set Sail with Courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first quality that is needed is audacity.
- Winston Churchill

It is the quality of our work which will please God
and not the quantity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

Just one quality of the Buddha has to be remembered.
He consists only of one quality: witnessing.
This small word witnessing contains the whole of spirituality.
Witness that you are not the body.
Witness that you are not the mind.
Witness that you are only a witness.
As the witnessing deepens,
you start becoming drunk with the divine.
That is what is called ecstasy.
- Osho

Zen says that if you drop knowledge -
and within knowledge everything is included;
your name, your identity, everything,
because this has been given to you by others -
if you drop all that has been given by others,
you will have a totally different quality to your being: innocence.
This will be a crucifixion of the persona, the personality,
and there will be a resurrection of your innocence.
You will become a child again, reborn.
- Osho

Walking is Zen, sitting is Zen.
Then what will be the quality?
Watchfully alert, joyously unmotivated,
centered, loving, flowing, one walks.
And the walking is sauntering.
Loving, alert, watchful, one sits, unmotivated -
not sitting for anything in particular,
just enjoying how beautiful
just sitting doing nothing is,
how relaxing, how restful.
- Osho

I think one of the finest gifts I can give
my friends in the holiday season is to pause
with a long enough quality to actually SEE them.
My calm, unhurried presence communicates
this gift of a message, "I see you. I recognize you.
I remember our times of together
and am contributing right now to another quality memory.
I value you and honor and take the time,
right this moment to pause long enough to truly notice you."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Beauty is less important than quality.
- Eugene Ormandy

Creativity is the quality that you bring
to the activity that you are doing.
It is an attitude, an inner approach -
how you look at things.
- Osho

The quality of mercy is not strained.
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
- William Shakespeare

The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
- William James

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence,
is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
- Dale Carnegie

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design -
it reinforces it.
- Pierre Bonnard

High-quality food is better for your health.
- Michael Pollan

The disparity between a restaurant's price and food
quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
- Bryan Miller

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities...
because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
- Winston Churchill

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
- Aristotle

Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into
situations where you need it.
- Doug Larson

The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such.
All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
- Andre Maurois

Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design,
manufacturing...
layout, processes, and procedures.
- Tom Peters

The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the
quality of the environment,
is to get everybody involved.
- Richard Rogers

It's all about quality of life and finding a happy
balance between work and friends and family.
- Philip Green

There is more difference in the quality
of our pleasures than in the amount.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I knew early on after the first couple episodes were
fully scored and animated that we had a real quality show here.
But I always questioned whether or not it would work.
- Steve Burns

I think there is only one quality worse than hardness
of heart and that is softness of head.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop
of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.
- Sun Tzu

Intellectual honesty is the quality that the public
in free countries always has expected of historians;
much more than that it does not expect,
nor often get.
- Samuel E. Morison

The quality of a man's mind can generally be judged
by the size of his wastepaper basket.
- Jose Bergaman

Courage is the first of human qualities because it
is the quality which guarantees the others.
- Aristotle

But now I know that it is very important that all buildings should be consistent,
that this is the quality of the Gothic cathedral,
for instance, that we like.
- Minoru Yamasaki

Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being,
an outgoing affirmation of life.
- Alex Noble

Love has the quality of informing almost everything -
even one's work.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

Democracy is fatal for the arts; it leads only to chaos
or the achievement of new and lower common denominators of quality.
- Walter Legge

I listen to everything that comes in.
I'm not real worried about demo sound quality.
I can hear through that sort of thing.
If a band can play, then they can play.
- Greg Ginn

The quality of CGI, audiences are now so used to it.
They don't know what is CGI and what is real.
- Jan de Bont

Certainly Dracula did bring a hell of a lot of joy
to a hell of a lot of women.
And if this erotic quality hadn't come out we'd have been very disappointed.
- Terence Fisher

There is a learning quality in all of our shows.
- Trisha Goddard


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