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Closer Quotes

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He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

Related topics: Wisdom

USE this time of fresh beginnings.
Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change.
Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts.
Exert more influence over your dreams
by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Everyone is a genius at least once a year;
a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
- Georg Lichtenberg

Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.
- Victor Hugo

 

Gratitude is an attitude that
hooks us up to our source of supply.
And the more grateful you are,
the closer you become to your maker,
to the architect of the universe,
to the spiritual core of your being.
- Bob Proctor

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
- the movie The Godfather, Part II

Believe that none of the effort you put
into coming closer to God is ever wasted -
even if in the end you don't achieve
what you are striving for.
- Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

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I have not lost faith in God.
I have moments of anger and protest.
Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
- Elie Wiesel

A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

A cloud is made of billows upon billows upon billows that look like clouds.
As you come closer to a cloud you don't get something smooth,
but irregularities at a smaller scale.
- Benoit Mandelbrot

I am living in Norway, where I am under the care of
the best cancer doctor in Norway and I can be closer to my family.
- Grete Waitz

Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can;
and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

Oracle was I had started it I guess two and a half years ago,
maybe even longer than that, closer to three.
- Robert Rauschenberg

You've got to be closer to the edge than ever to win.
That means sometimes you go over the edge,
and I don't mean driving, either.
- Dale Earnhardt

Why on earth do we want closer connection with England?
We have little in common with English people except our language.
We are fast becoming an entirely different people.
- Henry Lawson

The more important the subject and the closer it cuts
to the bone of our hopes and needs,
the more we are likely to err in establishing a framework for analysis.
- Stephen Jay Gould

My lens of choice was always the 35 mm.
It was more environmental.
You can't come in closer with the 35 mm.
- Annie Leibovitz

Of course the barbarians' aim of world domination has
not escaped the attention of the Europeans,
perhaps because unlike us they are closer to the walls.
- Barbara Amiel

I thought writing about somebody current would be a
little closer to what I'm used to doing.
- Adam Clymer

It is impossible to do a thing the way I see it because
the closer I get the more differently I see.
- Alberto Giacometti

As time goes on we get closer to that American Dream
of there being a pie cut up and shared.
Usually greed and selfishness prevent that and there
is always one bad apple in every barrel.
- Rick Danko

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can;
and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies.
Very few people can endure much leisure.
- Gerald Brenan

We absolutely believed in Heaven and Hell,
Purgatory, and even Limbo.
I mean, they were actually closer to us than Australia or Canada,
that they were real places.
- John McGahern

I am trying to get closer to God.
- Lenny Kravitz

Language is much closer to film than painting is.
- Sergei Eisenstein

Every day, we get a little bit closer to the kind of
expertise and the kind of experience we're going to need to go there.
I'd love to be the guy walking on Mars.
- John L. Phillips

He once had his toes amputated so he could stand closer to the bar.
- Mike Harding

I think we brothers realised his loss more and more as we grew older.
We actually grew closer after his death.
- Raj Kapoor

Of the two, I would think of my work as closer to Science Fiction than Fantasy.
- Jean M. Auel

When I wrote those two songs, I couldn't have been
any closer to the bottom.
- Don Gibson

If I held you any closer I would be on the other side of you.
- Groucho Marx

All a musician can do is to get closer to the sources of nature,
and so feel that he is in communion with the natural laws.
- John Coltrane

I can manage a prose format as long as I keep closer
to Laurence Sterne than to Henry James.
- David Antin

On the one hand, young theatre directors were coming to television theatre,
because they wanted to get closer to the cinema,
despite having studied and worked for the theatre.
- Andrzej Wajda

Eliminating the piano means that I've always worked
closer with the bass than most players.
- Gerry Mulligan

We're getting closer to our nature.
- Clifford Geertz

One, I push my deadlines closer than anybody else,
or let's say it this way: I'm really late.
- Aaron McGruder

Look at those they call unfortunate and at a closer view,
you'll find many of them are unwise.
- Andrew Young

We are a step closer to it now - the doomsday scenario.
- Tim Hutchinson

It's nice to have some distance with your family.
As long as you're closer to them by love.
- Olivier Martinez

You have to have a short memory as a closer.
- Frank Robinson

I think Christine and Chad are on the opposite extremes of the spectrum.
Christine is a model victim, and Chad is a model perpetrator,
and Howard is closer to the middle.
- Neil LaBute

The closer we come to the negative, to death,
the more we blossom.
- Montgomery Clift

Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books.
The madness of TV is the madness of human life.
- Camille Paglia

A real estate closer.
Oh, what's that? I'm a real estate opener.
What is a real estate closer? You mean at the end where
you've got to sign all those papers?
- Louie Anderson

My uncle was a hero, Lewis Roundtree.
He was not even related to me really,
but he was always called my uncle.
He was like a father to me.
I was closer to him than I was my father.
- Ed Bradley

Google is a global Rorschach test.
We see in it what we want to see.
Google has built an infrastructure that makes a lot
of dreams closer to reality.
- John Battelle

One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a
closer communion of heart than hours spent on both
sides in inward wrestling with the mental demon of uncharitable feeling.
- William James

Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who,
by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances,
are brought into closer connection with you.
- Augustine of Hippo

The fighter loses more than his pride in the fight;
he loses part of his future.
He's a step closer to the slum he came from.
- Floyd Patterson

I am closer to a European viewpoint of the world than an American one.
My ethics and ideals are based on European concepts.
- Bianca Jagger

Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate,
I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my
ear closer to the wireless speaker.
- Seamus Heaney

The closer the look one takes at a word,
the greater distance from which it looks back.
- Karl Kraus

Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men:
it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism.
- Germaine Greer

One of the biggest mistakes a photographer can make
is to look at the real world and cling to the vain
hope that next time his film will somehow bear a closer resemblance to it.
- Galen Rowell

Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals.
- Clarence Darrow

Every minute you spend in your life is either spent
bringing you closer to your goals or moving you away from your goals.
- Bo Bennett

St.
Louis is closer to Minneapolis than Milwaukee is.
- Bud Selig

I've always believed you can get closer to the truth
by pretending not to speak it.
- Armistead Maupin

The Internet has brought communities across the globe
closer together through instant communication.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

Were we closer to the ground as children,
or is the grass emptier now?
- Alan Bennett

It's a combination of targeting higher paying jobs
in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education;
a rising tide that lifts all boats.
- John Hoeven

We approach closer and closer to socialism.
- B. Carroll Reece

And this we should believe: that hope and volition
can bring us closer to our ultimate goal:
justice for all,
injustice for no-one.
- Eyvind Johnson

I believe that the short story is as different a form
from the novel as poetry is,
and the best stories seem to me to be perhaps closer
in spirit to poetry than to novels.
- Tobias Wolff

We might come closer to balancing the Budget if all
of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule.
- Ronald Reagan

None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled
utopia than that of eternal peace.
- Theodor Adorno

Live action writers will give you a structure,
but who the hell is talking about structure? Animation
is closer to jazz than some kind of classical stage structure.
- Ralph Bakshi

If we dare to come closer to our fellow human beings,
we will be able to see and understand them better.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

Listening moves us closer, it helps us become more whole,
more healthy, more holy.
Not listening creates fragmentation,
and fragmentation is the root of all suffering.
- Margaret J. Wheatley


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