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Faintest Quotes

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I had never been near insane persons before in my life,
and had not the faintest idea of what their actions were like.
- Nellie Bly

Nothing is more confused than to be ordered into a
war to die or to be maimed for life without the faintest idea of what's going on.
- Hanoi Hannah

Without the faintest possibility of finding a job,
I decided to devote myself to literature:
it was about time to find out what I was worth as a writer.
- Jose Saramago

You live in a deranged age, more deranged that usual,
because in spite of great scientific and technological advances,
man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing.
- Walker Percy

 

We were alone.
Where, I could not say, hardly imagine.
All was black, and such a dense black that,
after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern
even the faintest glimmer.
- Jules Verne

I've always liked the effect of having somebody in
there who hadn't the faintest idea what was going on.
- Derek Bailey

No nude, however abstract, should fail to arouse in
the spectator some vestige of erotic feeling,
even if it be only the faintest shadow -
and if it does not do so it is bad art and false morals.
- Kenneth Clark

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We find them smaller and fainter, in constantly increasing numbers,
and we know that we are reaching into space,
farther and farther, until, with the faintest nebulae
that can be detected with the greatest telescopes,
we arrive at the frontier of the known universe.
- Edwin Powell Hubble

Even that was all consumed after two days,
and the patients had to try to choke down fresh fish,
just boiled in water, without salt, pepper or butter;
mutton,
beef, and potatoes without the faintest seasoning.
- Nellie Bly

Let us, therefore, not be weary of well-doing;
for we shall reap an eternal harvest of comfort,
if we faint not.
- George Whitefield

The gap between the committed and the indifferent is
a Sahara whose faint trails,
followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in sand.
- Nadine Gordimer

Hollywood, it has treated me so nicely,
I am ready to faint!
As soon as I see Hollywood, I love it.
- Carmen Miranda

My second favorite household chore is ironing.
My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint.
- Erma Bombeck

I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward,
during surgery, or while drawing blood.
- Michael Crichton

Imagination is the real and eternal world of which
this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow.
- William Blake

Know what to do if you feel faint or dizzy,
especially if you might fall and hit your head.
- Marilyn vos Savant

It is not because other people are dead that our affection for them grows faint,
it is because we ourselves are dying.
- Marcel Proust

The first sentence of every novel should be:
Trust me,
this will take time but there is order here,
very faint, very human.
Meander if you want to get to town.
- Michael Ondaatje

The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned
vehicles of the faint-hearted.
- Peter McWilliams

The search for the truth is not for the faint hearted.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

All I can do will only ever be a faint image of what
I see and my success will always be less than my failure
or perhaps equal to the failure.
- Alberto Giacometti

Gossip, even when it avoids the sexual,
bears around it a faint flavor of the erotic.
- Patricia Meyer Spacks

People before the public live an imagined life in the thought of others,
and flourish or feel faint as their self outside themselves
grows bright or dwindles in that mirror.
- Logan P. Smith

All the asylum clothing is made by the patients,
but sewing does not employ one's mind.
After several months' confinement the thoughts of the busy world grow faint,
and all the poor prisoners can do is to sit and ponder
over their hopeless fate.
- Nellie Bly

When people approach you angrily, you take them very seriously,
and, if you're like me, with the faint suggestion that you can be angry too,
and that you would like to know what the shooting is about.
- Harry Stack Sullivan

I am undecided whether or not the Milky Way is but
one of countless others all of which form an entire system.
Perhaps the light from these infinitely distant galaxies
is so faint that we cannot see them.
- Johann Heinrich Lambert

I remarked constantly, just at sunset,
in these latitudes, that the eastern horizon was brilliantly
illuminated with a kind of mock sunset.
This in a short time disappeared, to be soon succeeded
by another similar in character,
but more faint.
- George Grey

The human mind is capable of excitement without the
application of gross and violent stimulants;
and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty
and dignity who does not know this.
- William Wordsworth

Two qualities are indispensable: first,
an intellect that, even in the darkest hour,
retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth;
and second,
the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

A few of the sublimest geniuses of Rome and Athens
had some faint discoveries of the spiritual nature of the human soul,
and formed some probable conjectures,
that man was designed for a future state of existence.
- David Brainerd

I almost fainted.
There was no family history.
I had been eating a vegetarian diet and I exercised.
- Rue McClanahan

In one hotel, the maid who built the fire fainted in our room.
Exhaustion was the cause.
We talked with her later and learned that she worked
17 hours a day and makes 95 marks a month -
about 50 cents.
- Agnes Smedley

On this thin, scarcely real and yet so perceptible
sensation the whole world hung as on a faintly trembling axis,
and this in turn rested on the two people in the room.
- Robert Musil

I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo,
and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly,
I would send other words to tell, to march,
to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.
- Richard Wright

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

Today is your day to Spread Wing and Soar.
Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

It is easier to put on slippers
than to carpet the entire world
- Al Franken

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

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

I'm not on this trip as a tourist.
- Bono

You must not under any pretense allow
your mind to dwell on any thought
that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.
- Emmet Fox

We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

Vision stands on the shoulders of what is actual
to get a better view of what is possible.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith


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