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If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

Related topics: Wisdom

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The Divine Plan is one of Freedom.
The inherent nature of man is ever seeking
to express itself in terms of freedom,
because freedom is the birthright of every living soul.
- Ernest Holmes

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

 

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

In terms of fitness and battling through cancer,
exercise helps you stay strong physically and mentally.
- Grete Waitz

In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things.
In physical terms, I move through them;
yet in metaphysical ones,
they seem to move through me.
- John Fowles

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Just in terms of allocation of time resources,
religion is not very efficient.
There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
- Bill Gates

Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose.
- George Will

"Think simple" as my old master used to say -
meaning reduce the whole of its parts
into the simplest terms,
getting back to first principles.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I must admit that I personally measure success
in terms of the contributions
an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
- Margaret Mead

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly
terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
- Samuel Butler

For centuries, theologians have been explaining
the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing.
- H. L. Mencken

In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but
the parents have to do the steering.
- Benjamin Spock

Thirty was so strange for me.
I've really had to come to terms with the fact that
I am now a walking and talking adult.
- C. S. Lewis

I think we have to be very careful when we toss around
terms like 'cut health care costs.'
We would do very well to expect a cut in the rate of increase.
- David Obey

Since every man desires happiness, it is evidently
no small matter whether he conceives of happiness in
terms of work or of enjoyment.
- Irving Babbitt

Terms like that, "Humane Society," are devised with people like me in mind,
who don't care to dwell on what happens to the innocent.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Loving an old bachelor is always a no-win situation,
and you come to terms with that early on,
or you go away.
- Jean Harris

I didn't worry about it because I kind of felt I left
a good message and memory with the people in terms of my work,
and I always felt with a good record,
I could always come back.
- Tina Turner

I suppose subconsciously I was thinking in terms of
having the scale of it matching the scale of the images.
Hence the sort of string quartet, jazz band and electronic stuff.
- Jonny Greenwood

You grow up a lot in terms of your understanding of
the industry and how to deal with the corporate things.
- Dougray Scott

In journalistic terms, syndication is equivalent to
ascending to heaven on a pillar of cloud.
- John Skow

I never thought in terms of being a leader.
I thought very simply in terms of helping people.
- John Hume

In terms of the creative side of it,
it's really been a thing where you come up with the
funny stuff is usually at a bar or out talking to people or whatever.
- Trey Parker

Some people in LA are addicted.
They have to be here.
My personal life is stronger than my professional life,
in terms of priorities.
- Debi Mazar

They thought in terms of: whatever you had that started you at the box office,
this was it.
- Jackie Cooper

I can work in films as long as the story doesn't have a realistic nature.
If I'm working with an allegory, a fantasy,
it can be developed in synthetic terms.
- Manuel Puig

Catholicism is a wide tent in terms of political and legal positions.
We could have nine Catholics on the Supreme Court and
a great deal of diversity toward the law.
- Cass Sunstein

However now we can create a sound that can truly startle
someone and in terms of sound effects I think the environment
that we are in now has improved dramatically.
- Nobuo Uematsu

But the real growth I must say in terms of the public
sector for the Labor Department is really at state and local levels.
That's where the real opportunities are today.
- Alexis Herman

I see people in terms of dialogue and I believe that people are their talk.
- Roddy Doyle

The money is better in films and television.
But in terms of acting, theatre is more rewarding.
- Christopher Eccleston

Our dependence on foreign energy sources is our Achilles heel,
not just in the realm of diplomacy, but in terms of
our future as the world's economic leader.
- Judy Biggert

I would certainly say that films like Time Code and
the Loss of Sexual Innocence were far more rewarding
to me in terms of being able to move forward as a filmmaker.
- Mike Figgis

In practical terms the South Pointing Chariot was a simple direction finder.
It could have been made to point in any direction -
north,
south, east or west.
- Kit Williams

Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps,
marriage, is the representative of life with which
you are meant to come to terms.
- Franz Kafka

Something got screwed up in terms of your priorities
if you think it's more important to get rid of the
dividend tax than it is to take care of 11 million kids.
- David Broder

We are, by many measures, one of the more diverse cities in the country,
growing more diverse all the time, and one of the more
harmonious in terms of how we live together.
- John Hickenlooper

I've never looked at my career in terms of,
What haven't I done that I want to do? I just generally
find a story that I think is a good one and go to work.
- Kurt Russell

Every man judges his own happiness and satisfaction
with life in terms of his possession or lack of possession
of those things that he considers worthwhile and valuable.
- Meir Kahane

The majority of people who buy homes in golf course
communities don't play golf.
Golf is way down at the bottom in terms of total numbers and growth.
- Ed McMahon

Motley Crue, collectively and individually,
have done things on our own terms.
- Nikki Sixx

Good morning is a contradiction of terms.
- Jim Davis

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

I think in terms of what I am able to accomplish and build.
- Christie Hefner

The dichotomy between art and industry is totally dysfunctional in terms of film.
- Ann Macbeth

I thought in terms of the enthusiasm of doing it.
I didn't think about whether I was ready.
- Elmer Bernstein

For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
- Saint Teresa

So, once I've written a song, you know,
I'm pretty happy with what the song is on its own terms.
- Duncan Sheik

If I don't think about anything, and start with a clean slate,
in terms of what I have to do, a lot of different ideas come up,
and I can think about things more openly.
- Namie Amuro

Sometimes running for Congress is a four-year strategy
in terms of getting out there and building a network.
- Artur Davis

I definitely have favourites in terms of albums.
- Josh Silver

Our soul is not united to our body in the ordinary sense of these terms.
It is immediately and directly united to God alone.
- Nicolas Malebranche

But I think, and hope, that the novels can be understood
and enjoyed as science fiction,
on their own terms.
- Dan Simmons

I think it's impossible to judge whether another person should come out.
You just hope they will on their own time and their own terms.
- Billie Jean King

We're not in high school anymore and we've had a little
more life experiences to help us better understand
what were going through in terms of stardom and recognition.
- Jay Hernandez

We save limited resources in terms of who we are physically screening.
The approach will allow us to pay more attention to
those potential terrorists.
- John Pistole

You go to Scandinavia, and you will find that people
have a much higher standard of living,
in terms of education, health care and decent paying jobs.
- Bernie Sanders

If there was any one achievement, it would be that
we've have done it on our own terms.
- Alex Lifeson

I am not successful, in terms of Hollywood.
- Robin Wright Penn

People's behavior makes sense if you think about it in terms of their goals,
needs, and motives.
- Thomas Mann

An academic dialect is perfected when its terms are
hard to understand and refer only to one another.
- Mason Cooley

The happy people are failures because they are on such
good terms with themselves they don't give a damn.
- Agatha Christie

A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
- Alan Watts

Defining the terms of the debate generally dictates who's gonna' win it.
- Paul Begala

Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself.
You bring to a novel, anything you read,
all your experience of the world.
You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.
- Angela Carter

Part of the lesbian consciousness is an absolute recognition
of the erotic within our lives and,
taking that a step further, dealing with the erotic
not only in sexual terms.
- Audre Lorde

A poem generated by its own laws may be unrealized
and bad in terms of so-called objective principles of taste,
judgement, deduction.
- A. R. Ammons

The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect,
a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.
- James F. Cooper

So I look at a lot of stuff now that I did and some of it looks tame to me,
but my interest in terms of what I want to say with
it is a little different.
- Bill Sienkiewicz


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