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Surest Quotes

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Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

Related topics: Positive Courage

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The shortest and surest way to
live with honor in the world,
is to be in reality
what we would appear to be.
- Socrates

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

 

Develop success from failures.
Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
- Dale Carnegie

There are three roads to ruin; women,
gambling and technicians.
The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling,
but the surest is with technicians.
- Georges Pompidou

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere
in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
- Bill Watterson

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The surest test of discipline is its absence.
- Clara Barton

The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate
a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person
is their desire for reconciliation.
- Jean de la Bruyere

The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
- Tom Wolfe

The surest method of being incomprehensible or,
moreover, to be misunderstood is to use words in their original sense;
especially words from the ancient languages.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge
is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught,
to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
- Henry Bolingbroke

Courage is always the surest wisdom.
- Wilfred Grenfell

Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity
is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
- Thomas S. Monson

What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable,
than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on
the other for their mutual and surest support?
- James Madison

All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction
is the surest road to actual seduction.
- Marya Mannes

Drama or comedy programming is still the surest way
for advertisers to reach a mass audience.
Once that changes, all bets are off.
- Dick Wolf

The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.
- Robert Benchley

We have a maxim in the House of Commons,
and written on the walls of our houses,
that old ways are the safest and surest ways.
- Edward Coke

One of the surest signs of the Philistine is his reverence
for the superior tastes of those who put him down.
- Pauline Kael

The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men.
- James Buchanan

The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that
the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him;
and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him.
- Henry L. Stimson

Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Well-arranged time is the surest mark of a well-arranged mind.
- Isaac Pitman

The surest thing about me is that I will change my mind.
- Claire Forlani

The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Melodic invention is one of the surest signs of a divine gift.
- Gustav Mahler

It is sometimes important for science to know how to
forget the things she is surest of.
- Jean Rostand

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
- Arthur Helps

Being convinced one knows the whole story is the surest way to fail.
- Phil Crosby

You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished.
To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The surest sign of age is loneliness.
- Annie Dillard

All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic
nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

All really great lovers are articulate,
and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
- Marya Mannes

Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent
life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none
of it has tried to contact us.
- Bill Watterson

The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare.
Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another,
comparisons only fan the fires.
- Dorothy Corkville Briggs

Ignoring a child's disrespect is the surest guarantee that it will continue.
- Fred G. Gosman

The sciences have ever been the surest guides to virtue.
- Frances Wright

The surest way to prevent war is not to fear it.
- John Randolph

The surest guide to the correctness of the path that
women take is joy in the struggle.
Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
- Germaine Greer

The tendency to whining and complaining may be taken
as the surest sign symptom of little souls and inferior intellects.
- Lord Jeffrey

The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.
- James Russell Lowell

The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Emotion is the surest arbiter of a poetic choice,
and it is the priest of all supreme unions in the mind.
- Max Eastman

If the past has been an obstacle and a burden,
knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation.
- John Acton

The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure,
is to correct ourselves.
- Demosthenes

Every time I started going in the direction of thinking how it might turn out,
I started to just turn my brain around and not go there,
because I think the surest way to guarantee that you
won't win is to assume that you will.
- Brad Bird

One of the surest evidences of friendship that one
individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault.
If any other can excel it, it is listening to such
a disclosure with gratitude,
and amending the error.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a
woman's maturity is the harmony,
style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage,
and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.
- Benjamin Spock

One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in
the consciousness of the American proletariat is to
be found in the character of the demands now being
put forward by the leadership.
- C. L. R. James

Not until he stood at the altar did he achieve a sense
of being hale and furnished.
It was strange, he thought, that a man would find his
surest current in the spot where he felt least worthy.
- Charles Tennyson Turner

It is work, work that one delights in,
that is the surest guarantor of happiness.
But even here it is a work that has to be earned by
labor in one's earlier years.
One should labor so hard in youth that everything one
does subsequently is easy by comparison.
- Ashley Montagu

The surest way to return to the people's business is
to listen to the people themselves:
We need to drop this whole scheme of federally controlled health care,
start over, and work together on real reforms at the
state level that will contain costs and won't leave
America trillions of dollars deeper in debt.
- Scott Brown

Our surest protection against assault from abroad has been not all our guards,
gates and guns, or even our two oceans,
but our essential goodness as a people.
Our richest asset has been not our material wealth but our values.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

Big Sur is at the end of the continent.
It attracts really crazy people.
- Carter Burwell

We went to Big Sur about three years ago and hung out at the Esalen Institute.
- Jeff Ament

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success depends upon previous preparation,
and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
- Confucius

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
- Abraham Lincoln

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

Forgiveness of all people and all acts -
is a sure path to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

What I know for sure is that
what you give comes back to you.
- Oprah Winfrey

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Since you are the one who has to live with your choices,
be sure they are your own.
- Alan Cohen

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.
You have only to persevere to save yourselves.
- Winston Churchill

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon


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