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Life is partly what we make it,
and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
- Tehyi Hsieh

Related topics: Friendship Relationship Life Human-Nature Psychology

Shall I not have intelligence with the earth?
Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.
- Henry David Thoreau

Many people feel they must multi-task because everybody else is multitasking,
but this is partly because they are all interrupting each other so much.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I wanted readers to be genuinely unsure as to whether
she's telling the truth or lying.
It meant making her partly sympathetic,
and partly unsympathetic, which wasn't easy.
- Lee Child

 

It was fantastic to work in Cornwall partly because
my family live there so I was able to do lots of visiting and eat lots of cake.
They live all over Cornwall and all over Devon.
- Dawn French

The Ego is partly free.
partly determined, and reaches fuller freedom by approaching
the Individual who is most free:
God.
- Muhammad Iqbal

Our driver policy was partly dictated by who was available
because of other contracts.
- John Surtees

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I write as a way of keeping myself going.
You build your life around writing, and it's what gets you through.
So it's partly just curiosity to see what you can do.
- Robert Morgan

Putting is like wisdom - partly a natural gift and
partly the accumulation of experience.
- Arnold Palmer

The position that I take partly as a result of living
in Asia is where you stop living according to your
expectations and you become available to experience things as they are.
- Martha Beck

I have a very long relationship with America.
My mother grew up there and I felt to some extent that I partly belong there.
I was schooled there briefly for about a year.
- Colin Firth

No company fails in communist China,
because they're all partly owned by the government.
- Jim Bunning

I live my life on self-belief and I live it partly on going with the flow.
- Melanie Brown

The notes I have made are not a diary in the ordinary sense,
but partly lengthy records of my spiritual experiences,
and partly poems in prose.
- Edvard Munch

My father's parents were carpenters.
They were also builders partly.
They were painters.
And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense,
you know.
- Josef Albers

The field of quantum valence fluctuations was another
older interest which became much more active during this period,
partly as a consequence of my own efforts.
- Philip Warren Anderson

Partly because I get such astonishingly nice fans.
- Neil Gaiman

When we came into the studio I became more and more me,
making the tracks and choosing the musicians,
partly because a great deal of the time during Bridge,
Artie wasn't there.
- Paul Simon

I think we're miserable partly because we have only one god,
and that's economics.
- James Hillman

As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature,
I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and
resist or endure those of others.
- Lord Byron

Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone,
Not God's, and not the beast's; God is,
they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

Yes, I think I have the best swing on the Tour.
Why have scores comedown in the last ten years? Partly
because they are imitating me.
- Lee Trevino

In Germany I have been acknowledged again since the fall of Hitler,
but my works, partly suppressed by the Nazis and partly destroyed by the war;
have not yet been republished there.
- Herman Hesse

As the work proceeded we found that the western end
of the cutting receded under the slope of the rock,
and thus was partly roofed over by the overhanging rock.
- Howard Carter

And partly, the worst thing you could do in my family
was need something from someone.
So physical strength represented an avenue of self-sufficiency to me.
- Alison Bechdel

The country has become much more conservative,
partly because it's been taken over by the religious right.
- Bill Maher

In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely
try to train him to be semi-human.
The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility
of becoming partly a dog.
- Edward Hoagland

You want to enjoy life, don't you? If you get your
job done quickly and your job is fun,
that's good isn't it? That's the purpose of life,
partly.
Your life is better.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

I've become 40, my audience is partly the same age.
- Jean Claude Van Damme

The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly
in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless.
It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.
- Eric Hoffer

It is only partly true that religion does more harm than good in society.
The community makes God into the image it wants,
vengeful, or milky sweet, or scrupulously just,
and so on.
- Mary Douglas

Partly I resented being perceived as weak because I was a girl.
- Alison Bechdel

A major difficulty is that the answer to the Riddle
of the Sphinx is partly a product of the answers that
we already have given to the riddle in its various forms.
- Gregory Bateson

I survived only a year in Berkeley, partly because
I declined to sign the anticommunist loyalty oath.
- Jack Steinberger

To write a book about improvisation is partly a contradiction in terms.
Improvisation is spontaneous.
It's in the moment.
- Sally Schneider

The storytelling gift is innate: one has it or one doesn't.
But style is at least partly a learned thing:
one refines it by looking and listening and reading and practice -
by work.
- Donna Tartt

The people on the business side in the music business
are kind of different from the theatre business.
I think it's partly because there are different pressures on the industries.
- Tim Curry

The fatigue produced on the muscles of the human frame
does not altogether depend on the actual force employed in each effort,
but partly on the frequency with which it is exerted.
- Charles Babbage

Partly because his life ended before the age of 50,
Hamilton was defined by the other founding fathers,
and he managed, with amazing consistency,
to alienate most of them.
- Ron Chernow

The uneducated person perceives only the individual phenomenon,
the partly educated person the rule,
and the educated person the exception.
- Franz Grillparzer

Marry for Love, an Heroick Action, which makes a mighty noise in the World,
partly because of its rarity, and partly in regard of its extravagancy.
- Mary Astell

Man could not stay there forever.
He was bound to spread to new regions,
partly because of his innate migratory tendency and
partly because of Nature's stern urgency.
- Ellsworth Huntington

After four or five different wars, I grew weary of that work,
partly because in an open war, open to coverage,
as Vietnam was, it's not that difficult,
really.
- Morley Safer

I don't think that what's going on in Bosnia is political activity.
It's partly political, but it's partly atavistic as well.
- John Keegan

I was partly old-fashioned and partly modern.
- Eric Allin Cornell

That is partly why women marry - to keep up the fiction
of being in the hub of things.
- Elizabeth Bowen

You know, being an entertainer is partly being on the road,
and a lot of your songs come from the road.
- Mel Tillis

Initially, I know that I handled it worse than she
did and I think partly because I've always been...
every bit of adversity I've faced up until the last
year and a half is adversity I brought upon myself -
or the opposing teams have given me.
- Brett Favre

I taught a lot of art history, especially Chinese,
Japanese, and Indian.
But the painting classes came back.
The nudes came back.
Not so much the still lifes.
So now our department is the worst department,
partly because it has the worst facilities.
- Ad Reinhardt

The course of the flight up and down was exceedingly erratic,
partly due to the irregularity of the air,
and partly to lack of experience in handling this machine.
The control of the front rudder was difficult on account
of its being balanced too near the center.
- Orville Wright

This old Germany was partly defeated in its conflict
with the progressive ideas of socialism,
for it had given the people nothing that could serve
as a successful alternative to socialism.
- Gustav Stresemann

Judaism is much more communal, and partly as a consequence of my religious switch,
I am increasingly more suspicous of my previous view
that what people do in the privacy of their own home is their business alone.
- Luke Ford

The point is that these decisions they've made are
partly for your convenience and partly for theirs and
partly out of stereotypes that they carry with them
from the conventions of the computer field.
- Ted Nelson

Thus the same object may supply a practical perception
to one person and a speculative one to another,
or the same person may perceive it partly practically
and partly speculatively.
- Samuel Alexander

Part of it has to do with this business of being approached in public.
I have a distinctive look - it's partly the glasses I wear -
and people seem to remember me once they've seen me.
- Todd Solondz

The thing I fail to do is fully comprehend what's given
back to me by the audience.
You would think you would be a performer partly so
you could feel all the appreciation or adulation,
but I haven't quite managed that yet.
- Michelle Shocked

The fact is that daytime television is less valued than nighttime,
and it's partly because of the product that we produce.
We do a one-hour show in 12 hours.
Nighttime produces a one-hour show in seven to nine days.
- Deidre Hall

Partly because the town is just finicky,
there are strange Catch 22 clauses in the consciousness
of this community and one of them was that you,
I found out, you can't do a comedy unless you've just done a comedy.
- Val Kilmer

Shareholder activism is not a privilege -
it is a right and a responsibility.
When we invest in a company, we own part of that company
and we are partly responsible for how that company progresses.
If we believe there is something going wrong with the company,
then we, as shareholders, must become active and vocal.
- Mark Mobius

In the early years, I found a voice that was my voice
and also partly my father's voice.
But isn't that what you always do? Why do kids at 5
years old go into the closet and put their daddy's shoes on? Hey,
my kids do it.
- Bruce Springsteen

The husband - by primitive instinct partly,
certainly by ancient tradition - regards himself as
the active partner in matters of love and his own pleasure
as legitimately the prime motive for activity.
- Havelock Ellis

But in the meantime I became accustomed to the writing
life and it would be hard to change now -
partly because of the salary cut if I went to my other love,
teaching; and partly because I still have stories to tell,
even though it isn't all that fun doing the work anymore.
- Orson Scott Card

If a man has talent and can't use it,
he's failed.
If he uses only half of it, he has partly failed.
If he uses the whole of it, he has succeeded,
and won a satisfaction and triumph few men ever know.
- Tom Wolfe

American movies and music deliver themes of freedom,
innocence, and power that appeal to others -
partly because America itself was put together out
of a multiplicity of national traditions.
- Todd Gitlin

There are a lot of people using technology that are
playing to a click with backing vocals already stuck
in there on some computerized thing that runs along
in time to the show so they have these amazing vocals
that are only partly the guys on stage producing them at the time.
- James Young

You all know that each title in the Chronicles has a chess theme;
that's partly because of the overall design of the Chronicles themselves -
the game of chess as an analogue of the game of life.
- Dorothy Dunnett

This is due partly to the fact that Americans are much
better fed than Europeans,
and partly to the undeveloped resources of a new country,
but more largely to our climate, which acts as a constant stimulus.
- Josiah Strong

I did know Ted Hughes and I partly wrote the book to
explain to myself and others the complexities of a
marriage that was for six years wonderfully productive
of poetry and then ended in tragedy.
- Anne Stevenson

It's about pursuing it rather than waiting to see what comes along.
That's partly because I found myself getting typecast,
as everyone does unless they pursue roles that are
very different from what they've done before.
- Christian Bale

In this case it appealed to me partly because it felt
close to me in some ways.
This is about a confused, bewildered middle class Englishman
adrift in smalltown America and that has definitely been me.
- Colin Firth

In the first years after 1989, films were partly financed
from the state's budget as well as by public television.
Still, except for a few special cases,
most films are made this way.
- Andrzej Wajda


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