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All the energy of the universe is mine
to use as spirit directs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Affirmations Spiritual Intention

And think not, you can direct the course of love;
for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
- Khalil Gibran

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

The right diet directs sexual energy into the parts that matter.
- Barbara Cartland

 

But although life is not energy, any more than it is matter,
yet it directs energy and thereby controls arrangements of matter.
- Oliver Joseph Lodge

A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes
but to get into accord with them:
they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.
- Sigmund Freud

I don't have a director.
The audience directs me.
- Hal Holbrook

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Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs
all things is still mighty in heaven.
- Sophocles

Man thinks, God directs.
- Alcuin

Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs
the motions of its puppets.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Politicians neither love nor hate.
Interest, not sentiment, directs them.
- Lord Chesterfield

But I did on projects that I produced,
that I directed, that I acted in because it was important.
I want to be a filmmaker.
I don't want to be an actor who directs,
I want to be a director.
I want to be a filmmaker.
So that's a big difference.
- Eriq La Salle

The artist is the confidant of nature,
flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful
bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted
nuances of their blossoms.
Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
- Auguste Rodin

The State Energy Program, it provides grants to States
and directs funding to State energy offices.
The States use these grants to address their energy priorities,
program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy
and energy-efficient technologies.
- Rosa DeLauro

Thence results, for science as well as for industry,
the necessity of the division and association of labor.
I receive and I give - such is human life.
Each directs and is directed in his turn.
- Mikhail Bakunin

God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars,
who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself,
who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul,
is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
- Alfred Adler

No society has been able to abolish human sadness,
no political system can deliver us from the pain of living,
from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute.
It is the human condition that directs the social condition,
not vice versa.
- Eugene Ionesco

It was kind of scary because working with Woody Allen
becomes sort of a big deal in your mind.
He directs in that Woody Allen character some of the time -
he has these idiosyncrasies that are really charming and funny.
- Radha Mitchell

There are any number of people who profess to be good
Christian people who are willing to believe all kinds of things on suspicion.
Now that is not the way the Bible directs for Christian people to do.
- John Harvey Kellogg

Sometimes a director is making three films.
Perhaps he is shooting a film in Madras and a film
in Bombay and he can't leave Madras as some shooting has to be done,
so he directs by telephone.
The shooting takes place.
On schedule.
- Satyajit Ray

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
- Bertha Calloway (attributed)

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

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
The ability to direct individual accomplishments
toward organizational objectives.
It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
- Andrew Carnegie

Until you make the unconscious conscious,
it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
- Carl Jung

Life is a constant opponent,
and an overpowering adversary if attacked directly.
The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life -
a parry here, a feint there - always engaged,
but never in the direct line of life's heaviest blows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger and Danger are intimately intertwined.
An angry person is a dangerous person,
whether that person crosses our path
or whether the angry person is ourself.
To complete the anger/danger cycle,
whenever we feel threatened -
when we believe we are in danger -
we tend to exhibit anger as well as fear.
We look for someone to blame for the dangerous situation,
and direct our anger toward them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem,
it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
- David Friedman

Human subtlety will never devise an invention
more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature,
because in her inventions nothing is lacking,
and nothing is superfluous.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We who engage in nonviolent direct action
are not the creators of tension.
We merely bring to the surface
the hidden tension that is already alive.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion,
than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
- Andre Gide

Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience.
- A. R. Ammons

I gained direct knowledge of the life of the poor in big towns:
I have lived the narrowing mechanism of its conditioning and feared it.
- Ella Maillart

By providing our school districts with direct access
to criminal information records,
we can help ensure timely and complete information
on prospective school employees.
- Jon Porter

I direct a lot of TV commercials and music videos.
- Alex Winter

It's a very good question, very direct,
and I'm not going to answer it.
- George H. W. Bush

I wish in my own mind I were more definite -
that I was absolutely convinced I'd never direct someone else's script,
but I keep reading scripts, because I might find something.
- Paul Mazursky

If you want to direct, you've got to work.
- John Goodman

My uncle gave me a trumpet, but I loved the Louis Armstrong
sound and the Harry James sound and I played by ear
and I played always soulful or very direct from the gut.
- Dick Dale

I want to direct, write, produce...
y'know, I love the entertainment industry.
- Jason Marsden

Any people attempting to govern themselves by laws of their own making,
and by officers of their own appointment,
are in direct rebellion against the kingdom of God.
- Orson Pratt

Every actor wants to direct.
- Theodore Bikel

Able Danger consisted of approximately 20 direct individuals
working for Special Forces in Tampa,
Florida.
The total amount of people working for Able Danger was 20.
- Curt Weldon

I'm currently trying to direct my own material.
- Tom Skerritt

My goal was, and still is, to write first,
direct my own stuff whenever possible and control my own creative destiny.
- Jeff Probst

Feminism is hated because women are hated.
Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny;
it is the political defense of women hating.
- Andrea Dworkin

If the Soviet Union and the United States have not
experienced direct military confrontations,
on the other hand, they supported, armed and trained Africans,
to fight other Africans.
- Omar Bongo

There is a certain phase in the life of the aged when
the warmth of the heart seems to increase in direct
proportion with the years.
- John Phillips Marquand

Anyway, in my writing I've always been interested in finding places to stand,
and I've found it very useful to have a direct experience
of what I'm writing about.
- Michael Pollan

When the people who are responsible for our country
ask you a direct question,
I expect them to accept a direct answer,
not to be blackballed because you are telling the truth.
- Eartha Kitt

I actually then went on to direct an after-school special
where one of the characters was deaf.
They hired me without even knowing I had any connection to the community.
- Richard Masur

But it is well to remember that we are dealing with
nations every one of which has a direct individual interest to serve,
and there is grave danger in an unshared idealism.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct
proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
- Marcel Proust

Everybody you talk to about insurance says the insurance
market has become a lot more vibrant as a result of lifting,
allowing the foreign direct investment.
- John W. Snow

And new Philosophy calls all in doubt,
the element of fire is quite put out;
the Sun is lost,
and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
- John Donne

If I have to, I'll go and direct theater and talk till the cows come home.
- Ridley Scott

One problem was that my direct testimony was in writing,
so a lot of people didn't get to see it.
I hope they see it, because I think it built a very strong case.
- Jim Barksdale

Writing is always personal in some way but not always in a direct way.
- Suzanne Vega

Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.
- Moliere

The right thing to do never requires any subterfuge,
it is always simple and direct.
- Calvin Coolidge

James Ivory comes close to the actors for the first rehearsal.
He more or less lets you direct yourself and then will
only correct you if he finds it incorrect.
- Leslie Caron

I'm impossible to direct.
I couldn't get myself to do anything.
- Tony Shalhoub

My songs are a direct route into my brain and my heart.
- Vanessa Carlton

I would like to direct.
What goes on behind stage is very interesting.
- Sarah Sutton

Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction,
but dissatisfaction never changes.
- Douglas Horton

I'm intrigued by the way in which physical appearance
can often direct a person's life;
things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one.
- Penelope Lively

The value of government to the people it serves is
in direct relationship to the interest citizens themselves
display in the affairs of state.
- William Scranton

Our existing media system today is the direct result
of government laws and subsidies that created it.
- Robert McChesney

You don't direct ostriches, you herd them.
- Shelley Duvall

If I have to produce movies, direct movies,
whatever to change the way Hollywood treats older women,
I'll do it.
If I have to bend the rules, I will.
If I have to break them, I will.
- Naomi Watts


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