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Extracting Quotes

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Life is a means of extracting fiction.
- Robert Stone

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting
happiness from common things.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Everyone's just extracting meaning and feeling and
emotion from almost every aspect of music,
and I think that for me, it's a huge antidote to that to have a concept album.
- Aimee Mann

My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience,
extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images,
that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed...
And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance,
it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
- Saint Augustine

 

How many of us have been attracted to reason;
first learned to think,
to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life,
by some dazzling aphorism.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

I extract what I consider the best material from different sources.
But often the material I perform comes from a very
strange location in history,
which are minstrel shows.
- Leon Redbone

Experience is the extract of suffering.
- Arthur Helps

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The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite;
no incident occurred from which my rage and misery
could not extract its food.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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

There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity
to extract all the good out of all the evil.
- Benjamin Haydon

Salt is a preservative.
It really holds flavor.
For example, if you chop up some fresh herbs,
or even just garlic, the salt will extract the moisture and preserve the flavor.
- Sally Schneider

Television preachers extract money from the poor to
live in a style and to indulge in shameful acts which
equal or outdo the worst of the Renaissance Popes.
- J. Irwin Miller

It is anomalous to hold that in order to convict a
man the police cannot extract by force what is in his mind,
but can extract what is in his stomach.
- Felix Frankfurter

The ugly is very appealing to man.
It's instinct.
One shrinks from the ugly, yet wants to look at it.
There's a devilish fascination in it.
We extract pleasure from horror.
- Sonya Levien

The only lesson to extract from any civil war is that
it's pointless and futile and ugly,
and that there is nothing glamorous or heroic about it.
There are heroes, but the causes are never heroic.
- Anthony Minghella

But in this Second Work if thou extract our Air and
our Fire with the phlegm water,
they will the more naturally and easily be drawn out
of their infernal prison,
and with less losse of their Spirits,
than by the former way before described.
- George Ripley

I think that Microsoft will increasingly feel margin
pressure from Linux as well as people saying:
well actually the applications that really matter to me are not on my PC.
And so they're going to be able to extract less of a monopoly rent,
so to speak.
- Tim O'Reilly

It is one thing for the human mind to extract from
the phenomena of nature the laws which it has itself put into them;
it may be a far harder thing to extract laws over which it has no control.
- Arthur Eddington

I've never been convinced that experience is linear,
circular, or even random.
It just is.
I try to put it in some kind of order to extract meaning from it,
to bring meaning to it.
- Toni Cade Bambara

Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers
brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves,
wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning,
truth, beauty.
- Herbert Gold

Man is a microcosm, or a little world,
because he is an extract from all the stars and planets of the whole firmament,
from the earth and the elements; and so he is their quintessence.
- Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus

Violence and irrationality were so long and thoroughly
cultivated among the Irish,
and so perfectly ingrained into their nature,
that modern civilization has as yet been unable to extract the virus.
- Thomas Mellon

Time extracts various values from a painter's work.
When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten,
and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
- Henri Matisse

Many South African tribes used extracts from the African
bush willow to heal the sick.
- Bob Pettit

The creative act is not pure.
History evidences it.
Sociology extracts it.
The writer loses Eden, writes to be read and comes
to realize that he is answerable.
- Nadine Gordimer

A husband is what is left of a lover,
after the nerve has been extracted.
- Helen Rowland

We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting
our environment with the greatest of care,
because environment is the mental feeding ground out
of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
- Napoleon Hill

When I'm ready to make a photograph,
I think I quite obviously see in my minds eye something
that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word.
I'm interested in something which is built up from within,
rather than just extracted from without.
- Ansel Adams

Whether the family of the Clarkes were of Norman extraction
cannot be easily ascertained.
- Adam Clarke

Logic is the last scientific ingredient of Philosophy;
its extraction leaves behind only a confusion of non-scientific,
pseudo problems.
- Rudolf Carnap

The land is ours.
It's not European and we have taken it,
we have given it to the rightful people...
Those of white extraction who happen to be in the country
and are farming are welcome to do so,
but they must do so on the basis of equality.
- Robert Mugabe

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Every man must decide whether he will
walk in the light of creative altruism
or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The big question is whether you are going to be able
to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
- Joseph Campbell

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whether you think you can,
or think you can't,
you're right.
- Henry Ford

Whether one believes in a religion or not,
and whether one believes in rebirth or not,
there isn't anyone who doesn't
appreciate kindness and compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is One Infinite Mind,
which of necessity includes all that is,
whether it be the intelligence in man,
the life in the animal,
or the invisible Presence which is God.
- Ernest Holmes

I do not know whether I was then
a man dreaming I was a butterfly,
or whether I am now
a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
- Zhuangzi

Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

Every form of addiction is bad,
no matter whether the narcotic
be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
- Carl Jung

Pause to appreciate the beauty around you.
Whether rainbow or butterfly,
mountain or tree, painting or poem -
whether crafted by nature or by a human hand -
beauty adds a magical element to life
that surpasses logic and science.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa

Indifferent to whether your mood is grumpy or cheerful,
Nature always sings her passionate song of joyful celebration.
You can never stop the happy song of life,
so join the celebration -
sing along, dance, make love,
smile your biggest smile, and cheer on God's music.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Working at a job you hate is unlikely
to bring you either happiness or success.
Do what you love. You are far more likely to gain success -
recognition and financial reward - if you are working
at something that inspires and excites you.
And, whether wealth follows or not, you will be happy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

We are tied to the ocean.
And when we go back to the sea,
whether it is to sail or to watch -
we are going back from whence we came.
- John F. Kennedy

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

My concern is not whether God is on our side;
my greatest concern is to be on God's side,
for God is always right.
- Abraham Lincoln

Suppose our gratitude could be zero-based gratitude.
With zero-based gratitude,
we would be grateful for everything we had each day -
regardless of whether it was more or less than yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude, I can be grateful for all the people,
the love, the food, the shelter, the services,
the health, that I am blessed with today,
regardless of what I had yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude,
I can be grateful each day for the gift of life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How many things there are concerning which we might
well deliberate whether we had better know them.
- Henry David Thoreau

After two weeks of working on a project,
you know whether it will work or not.
- Bill Budge

The question of whether a computer can think is no
more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
- Edsger Dijkstra

Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
- Douglas MacArthur

What we actually learn, from any given set of circumstances,
determines whether we become increasingly powerless or more powerful.
- Blaine Lee

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
- B. F. Skinner


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