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Impetus Quotes

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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

I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter

There's a subterranean impetus towards pornography
so powerful that half the business world is juiced
by the sort of half sex that one finds in advertisements.
- Norman Mailer

Conceptual art became the liberating idea that gave
the art of the next 40 years its real impetus.
- Sol LeWitt

 

That was the impetus for me to do music or art,
because I knew if I didn't try when I was young,
then I would get to be in my 40's and I'd be really unhappy that I hadn't.
- Debbie Harry

For life is tendency, and the essence of a tendency
is to develop in the form of a sheaf,
creating, by its very growth, divergent directions
among which its impetus is divided.
- Henri Bergson

No matter how mistaken Communist ideas may be,
the experience and knowledge gained by trying them
out have given a tremendous impetus to thought and imagination.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

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I do not want to speak about overpopulation or birth control,
but I think education is the way to give new impetus to the poverty question.
- Harri Holkeri

I really do hope that the Millennium Summit gives new
impetus to the work of the United Nations.
- Harri Holkeri

Most people didn't have the bandwidth to download whole albums.
And so it brought back this cherry picking idea that
the audience would focus on certain songs and possibly
be the impetus behind what eventually got on AM radio:
the single or whatever.
- Todd Rundgren

The impetus behind going to graduate school was a year
after graduating from college spent in Dallas working
at the dog food factory and Bank America and not having
met success in my chosen field,
which at that point was being an actress.
- Beth Henley

What makes the Universal Declaration an epochal document
is first of all its global impetus and secondly the breadth of its claims,
a commitment to a new social contract,
binding on all the Governments of the world.
- John Charles Polanyi

The crises of our time, it becomes increasingly clear,
are the necessary impetus for the revolution now under way.
And once we understand nature's transformative powers,
we see that it is our powerful ally,
not a force to feared our subdued.
- Thomas Kuhn

I got out of the Army - in my world -
I came to New York,
for instance, when the civil rights movement was just beginning,
and that created a certain energy, a certain rumble,
a certain impetus for black actors.
- James Earl Jones

Nature is my springboard.
From her I get my initial impetus.
I have tried to relate the visible drama of mountains,
trees, and bleached fields with the fantasy of wind
blowing and changing colors and forms.
- Milton Avery

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities,
of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
- Elizabeth II

The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth
longs only for what is dazzling.
- Petrarch

Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire,
but most by calm and prudent forethought.
- Thucydides

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- 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 person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

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

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

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
- Khalil Gibran

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like a bird in flight, your life can soar
above the troubles of the world.
Breathe deep, choose, and break the shackles of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Time expands like a brightly colored balloon
when it is filled with joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

When you see something done,
know that you intended it.
If you don't like what you see,
then deeply examine your intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
- Anonymous

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The truth is like a scalpel. The truth is painful.
- don Miguel Ruiz

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

A discussion of philosophy is like a cat chasing its tail -
it may be an amusing diversion but
it has no chance for a satisfying conclusion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed,
easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
- Proverb

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

We are most like God when we forgive.
- Anonymous

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

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

If you don't like something, change it,
If you can't change it, change your attitude
- Maya Angelou

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation
for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

Life is like a box of chocolates.
- Forrest Gump

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The unknown is like the darkness of a cave -
it can be illuminated by the brief light
of one adventurer's small candle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our deepest fears are like dragons
guarding our deepest treasure.
- Rainer Maria Rilke


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