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Activity Quotes

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People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

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Balance activity with serenity,
wealth with simplicity,
persistence with innovation,
community with solitude,
familiarity with adventure,
constancy with change,
leading with following.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure
the inner perfection of his own personality.
- Albert Schweitzer

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality
the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for
going out of himself toward someone else.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

 

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
- Edward de Bono

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 pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity
in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
- Albert Einstein

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True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body;
the two are ever united.
- Wilhelm von Humboldt

Justice is rather the activity of truth,
than a virtue in itself.
Truth tells us what is due to others,
and justice renders that due.
Injustice is acting a lie.
- Horace Walpole

Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive
of enlightened selfishness that to-day is at the basis
of all human labor and effort,
enterprise and new activity.
- William Howard Taft

Intuition is the very force or activity of the soul
in its experience through whatever has been the experience of the soul itself.
- Henry Reed

Politics is activity in relation to power.
- Francis Parker Yockey

The various forms of intellectual activity which together
make up the culture of an age,
move for the most part from different starting-points,
and by unconnected roads.
- Walter Pater

The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child
does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.
- Maria Montessori

I do not believe that the government is in any position
to say exactly how every single business and every
single activity shall reach those performances.
- Dixie Lee Ray

Being by the nature of my upbringing,
all my energies having been directed to one channel of activity,
crippled from other activities and made helpless even to live.
- Isaac Rosenberg

Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about
doing it right or better.
- John Updike

The geysers and hot springs of the Yellowstone are
another proof of recent volcanic activity.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Activity in politics also produces eager competition and sharp rivalry.
- John George Nicolay

Right now, American law bars the admission of aliens
suspected of terrorist activity -
but not of terrorist sympathies.
- Richard Perle

People tend to associate anyone who looks and behaves
differently with illegal or immoral activity.
- Marilyn Manson

Well, the thought that everybody might have a personal
computer at their desk or their home was certainly
not on the mainstream of anybody's activity at that time.
- Jack Kilby

When a pianist sits down and does a virtuoso performance
he is in a technical sense transmitting more information
to a machine than any other human activity involving machinery allows.
- Robert Moog

It takes ground activity to stimulate that Black vote.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

I used drugs as a social activity; a way to have fun with friends.
- Lorna Luft

Award trophies, as opposed to letting the players define and claim their own.
Ultimately, pay them to play so that their activity
not only resembles work but is work.
- John Thorn

When your goal is to put on muscle mass you must increase
your calorie intake as you increase the activity level
being given to the muscle.
- Lee Haney

Research challenges the materialistic understanding of death,
according to which biological death represents the
final end of existence and of all conscious activity.
- Stanislav Grof

Human nature is evil, and goodness is caused by intentional activity.
- Xun Zi

To have the sense of creative activity is the great
happiness and the great proof of being alive.
- Matthew Arnold

Physical fitness is not only one of
the most important keys to a healthy body,
it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.
- John F. Kennedy

The corporate lobby in Washington is basically designed
to stifle all legislative activity on behalf of consumers.
- Ralph Nader

Ski racing, especially downhill, is a dangerous activity
and there are many accidents.
It would be really too bad to lose everything because of a crash.
- Hermann Maier

Housework is the only activity at which men are allowed
to be consistently inept because they are thought to
be so competent at everything else.
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin

It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving -
as if it were an individual person -
its own ends.
History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends.
- Karl Marx

I oppose the attempts of homosexual activists to treat
homosexual activity as a civil right to be protected
and promoted by the government.
- Todd Akin

I was blacklisted because of this activity,
so I'm not a typical anything.
- Karen Morley

One must bear in mind that the expansion of federal
activity is a form of eating for politicians.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity.
Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right,
or better.
- John Updike

I have done almost every human activity inside a taxi
which does not require main drainage.
- Alan Brien

Software development is technical activity conducted by human beings.
- Niklaus Wirth

All growth depends upon activity.
There is no development physically or intellectually without effort,
and effort means work.
- Calvin Coolidge

Snowboarding is an activity that is very popular with
people who do not feel that regular skiing is lethal enough.
- Dave Barry

Verbal and nonverbal activity is a unified whole,
and theory and methodology should be organized or created to treat it as such.
- Kenneth L. Pike

On a selfish basis, I really enjoy sports and activity.
- Alan Thicke

If their were more Franklin operations it could help
the cause much more than right wing activity.
- Tom Metzger

Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power,
vigor, and activity of man's nature.
- Bishop Robert South

Winter in Maine is a time of alternating rest and frenzied activity.
- Tom Allen

I did help to set up an undergraduate course in medicinal
chemistry and made progress in modelling and analysing
pharmacological activity at the tissue level,
my new passion.
- James W. Black

To live well is to work well, to show a good activity.
- Thomas Aquinas

The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding,
because to understand is to be free.
- Baruch Spinoza

Painting is, I think, inevitably an archaic activity
and one that depends on spiritual values.
- Bridget Riley

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity
and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
- Indira Gandhi

I don't think you can lightly paint a picture.
It's an activity I take very seriously.
- Howard Hodgkin

The function of the politician, therefore,
is one of continuous watchfulness and activity,
and he must have intimate knowledge of details if he
would work out grand results.
- John George Nicolay

Obsession is the single most wasteful human activity,
because with an obsession you keep coming back and
back and back to the same question and never get an answer.
- Norman Mailer

Making films is great.
You've got 100 people around and you're all dressing
up and making weird art-it's a fun group activity.
- Sean Lennon

I never saw anything that would qualify as a criminal activity.
- Martin Bashir

I never could have achieved the success that I have
without setting physical activity and health goals.
- Bonnie Blair

I probably have fundamentally antisocial tendencies.
I never took one extracurricular activity.
I just failed utterly at that level.
Part of me still rebels against that.
- Maya Lin

Philosophy is not a theory but an activity.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies
important ongoing activity.
- Paul Goodman

The individual organs follow the same pattern as the whole organism,
i.e.
they have their period of growth, of stationary,
maximum activity and then of aging decline.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

Focusing isn't just an optical activity,
it is also a mental one.
- Bridget Riley

Food, like sex, is one of the principal kinds of human
activity that engage people when they wonder about
how to account for different kinds of human behaviour.
- Marvin Harris

Now our whole activity is devoted to God,
and our whole life, since we are bent on progress in divine things.
- Origen

What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference,
and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The Empress has been connected with the ideas of universal
fecundity and in a general sense with activity.
- Arthur E. Waite

No real blood flows in the veins of the knowing subject constructed by Locke,
Hume, and Kant, but rather the diluted extract of reason
as a mere activity of thought.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

When I cleaned up some 17 odd years ago,
I felt terrible for about six months.
The only thing that gave me any real relief was strenuous physical activity.
- James Taylor

I pay a lot of attention to how things are done and
the whole activity of building something is interesting.
- Donald Judd


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