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Edifice Quotes

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Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise,
a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
- Ansel Adams

Related topics: Nature

The creation of a world view is the work of a generation
rather than of an individual,
but we each of us, for better or for worse,
add our brick to the edifice.
- John Dos Passos

The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like
the celebrated tower of Pisa -
slightly off balance.
- Prince Charles

The nations of antiquity rolled away in the current of ages,
Israel alone remained one indestructible edifice of gray antiquity...
preserved by an internal and marvelous power.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

 

It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal.
It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice.
- Jose Rizal

Democracy is constructed like an edifice,
freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.
- Abdoulaye Wade

The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation
stones for an edifice to be built by future generations,
the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity.
- Thomas Mann

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A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
- Andre Maurois

What is sacred among one people may be ridiculous in another;
and what is despised or rejected by one cultural group,
may in a different environment become the cornerstone
for a great edifice of strange grandeur and beauty.
- Hu Shih

I'm not one of those James Joyce intellectuals who
can stand back and look at the whole edifice...
It was a slow process for me to just crawl out of it,
like a snake leaving his skin behind.
- Frank McCourt

The lanes and streets of the city being set out,
the choice of sites for the convenience and use of
the state remains to be decided on;
for sacred edifices,
for the forum, and for other public buildings.
- Marcus V. Pollio

I'm into the idea of responsibility and edification
and these things have found me and I have found them.
I wanted to be in the movie and I made it known to Mike.
- Rob Morrow

The ordinary ministry is that which receives all of
its direction from the will of God revealed in the
Scriptures and from those means which God has appointed
in the church for its continual edification.
- William Ames

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

An idea is salvation by imagination.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

If you are possessed by an idea,
you will find it expressed everywhere,
you even smell it.
- Thomas Mann

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

An idea that is developed and put into action
is more important than
an idea that exists only as an idea.
- The Buddha

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

An invasion of armies can be resisted,
but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

When an idea reaches critical mass
there is no stopping the shift
its presence will induce.
- Marianne Williamson

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary.
Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
- The Buddha

However carefully we plan our future,
we are always climbing the steps to nowhere.
While it is important to our happiness
that we have an intent for our lives,
it is equally crucial to accept in advance
that we truly have no idea how our lives will turn out -
and that is good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The intellect is a cold thing
and a merely intellectual idea
will never stimulate thought
in the same manner that a spiritual idea does.
- Ernest Holmes

The movie character Forrest Gump describing life
as being "like a box of chocolates,"
is such a positive upbeat way of
characterizing the uncertainty of life.
I have no idea what life will give me next,
but whatever it is, it will be sweet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The human mind treats a new idea the way the body
treats a strange protein; it rejects it.
- Peter Medawar

Unity with all creation is a huge idea,
but it fits comfortably within the vast cathedral of our being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
I will give my body to my love and celebrate
that we have substance beyond the idea of ourselves.
We can move. We can touch. This is my physical exclamation point.
This is how I can awaken my mind to the possibilities in the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

That deep emotional conviction of the presence
of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed
in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
- Albert Einstein

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools,
but I don't believe the kids should be given homework.
- Bill Cosby

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no force so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
- Everett Dirksen

I like marriage.
The idea.
- Toni Morrison

We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time
capsules in order to give those people living in the
next century or so some idea of what we are like.
- Alfred Hitchcock

An idea isn't responsible for the people who believe in it.
- Don Marquis

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

The idea is to die young as late as possible.
- Ashley Montagu

One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
- Walter Bagehot

The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea
that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.
- Brian Eno

Disneyland is a work of love.
We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
- Walt Disney

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance -
the idea that anything is possible.
- Ray Bradbury

My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.
- George Foreman

The idea of brotherhood re-dawns upon the world
with a broader significance
than the narrow association of
members in a sect or creed.
- Helen Keller

My idea of fast food is a mallard.
- Ted Nugent

The value of an idea has nothing whatsoever
to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
- Oscar Wilde

All the forces in the world are not so powerful as
an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

A mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I had no idea that mothering my own child would be
so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
- Susie Bright

I happen to dig being able to use whatever mystique
I have to further the idea of peace.
- Garrett Morris

Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea.
It's the person who gets out of the shower,
dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.
- Nolan Bushnell

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill

What do I think of Western civilization?
I think it would be a very good idea.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Women and cats will do as they please,
and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism
and become a fearless is mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly -
indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
- Arianna Huffington

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

I come from that society and there is a common thread,
specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family,
and the unconditional love for one's children.
- Ednita Nazario

An idea not coupled with action will never get any
bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
- Arnold H. Glasow


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