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There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you
it's going to be a butterfly.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Related topics: Inspirational Live-By

To know what you prefer
instead of humbly saying Amen
to what the world tells you you ought to prefer,
is to have kept your soul alive.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

A mask tells us more than a face.
- Oscar Wilde

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us
what he thinks, but by his actions.
- Isaac Bashevis Singe

 

For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think a major element of jetlag is psychological.
Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home.
- David Attenborough

A budget tells us what we can't afford,
but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
- William Feather

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Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell,
but not the contrary of what they see.
It is above them and not contrary to them.
- Blaise Pascal

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work,
ask him: 'Whose?'
- Don Marquis

The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.
- William Arthur Ward

One should never trust a woman who tells her real age.
If she tells that, she'll tell anything.
- Oscar Wilde

Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.
- Andre Breton

Any entertainer who tells you that the adoration of
fans is not a heady experience probably never had the experience.
- Charley Pride

I'm always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I've been.
- Billie Holiday

Times change.
The farmer's daughter now tells jokes about the traveling salesman.
- Carey Williams

In boundless love as a Christian and as a man
I read through the passage which tells us
how the Lord at last rose in His might
and seized the scourge to drive out of the Temple
the brood of vipers and of adders.
- Adolph Hitler

In Buddhism there are words you can say...
as you say the words with rhythm the conscious tells the subconscious.
- Tina Turner

A pessimist is a man who tells the truth prematurely.
- Edmond Rostand

When something is bothering me, I write a song that tells my feelings.
- Loretta Lynn

Mom always tells me to celebrate everyone's uniqueness.
I like the way that sounds.
- Hilary Duff

Who will wear a shoe that hurts him,
because the shoe-maker tells him 'tis well made?
- Algernon Sydney

Read Churchill, he tells you how crucial was the Greek
role in your decisive desert victory over Rommel.
- Melina Mercouri

The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells,
is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in
this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way.
- William James

A photograph is a secret about a secret.
The more it tells you the less you know.
- Diane Arbus

Shakespeare tells the same stories over and over in
so many guises that it takes a long time before you notice.
- Howard Nemerov

If a woman tells you she's twenty and looks sixteen,
she's twelve.
If she tells you she's twenty-six and looks twenty-six,
she's damn near fourty.
- Chris Rock

An athlete who tells you the training is always easy
and always fun simply hasn't been there.
Goals can be elusive which makes the difficult journey all the more rewarding.
- Alberto Salazar

I'm hoping that I'll be able to find a distributor
to come into Canada with it,
because I think it is a wild and crazy romp that really tells things like it is.
- Burt Ward

A rich man told me recently that a liberal is a man
who tells other people what to do with their money.
- Amiri Baraka

You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win,
and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
- Lou Holtz

Perfectionism is not a quest for the best.
It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves,
the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough -
that we should try again.
- Julia Cameron

A man's conscience, like a warning line on the highway,
tells him what he shouldn't do - but it does not keep him from doing it.
- Frank Howard Clark

Whenever a fellow tells me he's bipartisan,
I know he's going to vote against me.
- Harry S. Truman

The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one
of the stories the father tells.
The father is an amazing storyteller and one of the
tales that he tells is how he met his wife.
- Danny DeVito

But, my dear, I knew when I was a baby what I wanted to do,
and I'll tell you, kiddo, if you don't do what your heart tells you,
you'll never be real.
- Shirley Booth

A proof tells us where to concentrate our doubts.
- Morris Kline

Crime is only the worst example, but it is a paradigm
for other Labour policy disasters.
No one tells the voters that crime is falling:
let them stay scared senseless.
- Polly Toynbee

I have tried at every point to seek God's wisdom on the decisions I made,
and I made it my business to speak up on behalf of
the things God tells us are important to Him.
- Jesse Helms

When a guy tells me I'm cute, it's not something desirable.
Cute is more like what you want your pet to be.
- Natalie Portman

A woman tells her doctor, 'I've got a bad back.'
The doctor says,
'It's old age.' The woman says, 'I want a second opinion.'
The doctor says:
'Okay -
you're ugly as well.'
- Tommy Cooper

Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else.
Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
- Henry James

The real problem is arranging that experience in a way that tells a story,
which is just incredible enough to be interesting,
but credible enough to be believed.
- Richard Helms

We decided that how we react to and treat those fellow mortals,
wild and domestic, tells us more about ourselves than,
perhaps, some of us want to know.
- Nick Clooney

Dire Straits is a great band.
Someone tells you they like ""Brothers in Arms"" and
immediately you know they're a stupid annoying git.
- Alexei Sayle

I don't want to be perfect, but I do want to be a role model.
My mom always tells me that imperfections equal beauty.
All of us are imperfect.
- Miley Cyrus

The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish,
when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are
always and invariably futile.
- Alan Watts

Common sense tells us that the things of the earth exist only a little,
and that true reality is only in dreams.
- Charles Baudelaire

My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth
and someone tells a lie about you,
don't fight it.
- Whitney Houston

When anyone tells me I can't do anything...
I'm just not listening any more.
- Florence Griffith Joyner

At Home in the World is the story of a young woman,
raised in some difficult circumstances,
and how she survives.
It tells a story of redemption, not victimhood.
- Joyce Maynard

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
- Stan Smith

The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls;
the soldier details his wounds,
the shepherd his sheep.
- Laurence J. Peter

Anyone of my generation who tells you he hasn't 'done Brando' is lying.
- James Caan

Nobody really tells me what's going on,
and I find out via the trades myself.
- Lucy Liu

What does one tell a husband? One tells him nothing.
- Dewitt Bodeen

Jeane Dixon tells us that May and June are going to be pretty bad.
June may be worse than May.
But everything will turn out to be fine and to be of
stout heart and all that.
- Rose Mary Woods

No, no I'm not, no, but I just think...
when people are naked it tells you a lot about their relationships.
- Ewan McGregor

One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible,
and not by having the least possible opportunity to do so.
- Franz Kafka

If your head tells you one thing, and your heart tells you another,
before you do anything, you should first decide whether
you have a better head or a better heart.
- Marilyn vos Savant

The welfare culture tells the man he is not a necessary part of the family;
he feels dispensable,
his wife knows he is dispensable, his children sense it.
- George Gilder

Country music is the people's music.
It just speaks about real life and about truth and
it tells things how they really are.
- Faith Hill

I don't want to be dragging myself on stage,
year in year out, until someone else tells me it is time to go.
There are certain birthdays that make you revalue your life.
- Tina Turner

I don't know what a monopoly is until somebody tells me.
- Steve Ballmer

Justice is rather the activity of truth,
than a virtue in itself.
Truth tells us what is due to others,
and justice renders that due.
Injustice is acting a lie.
- Horace Walpole

My dad knows the business, and he tells me I've got
to do what's best for me.
- Jamie Redknapp

If a story isn't working, I'm simply unable to finish it.
That's what usually tells me something is wrong.
- Len Wein

A man's vanity tells him what is honor,
a man's conscience what is justice.
- Walter Savage Landor

A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth.
- Michael Kinsley

I'm more interested in seeing what the material tells
me than in imposing my will on it.
- John Chamberlain

So long as there are earnest believers in the world,
they will always wish to punish opinions,
even if their judgment tells them it is unwise and
their conscience that it is wrong.
- Walter Bagehot

There's a line in the picture where he snarls,
'Nobody tells me what to do.' That's exactly how I've felt all my life.
- Marlon Brando


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