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Verb Quotes

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God is a verb, not a noun.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Related topics: Spiritual

When people use your brand name as a verb,
that is remarkable.
- Meg Whitman

Acting is doing, because everything you say or do is some kind of an action,
some kind of a verb.
You're always connected to the other person through some kind of action.
- Mira Sorvino

After the verb 'to Love,' 'to Help' is the most beautiful verb in the world.
- Bertha von Suttner

 

Here is God's purpose - for God, to me,
it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

One of the glories of English simplicity is the possibility
of using the same word as noun and verb.
- Edward Sapir

Why indeed must 'God' be a noun? Why not a verb -
the most active and dynamic of all.
- Mary Daly

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Theater is a verb before it is a noun,
an act before it is a place.
- Martha Graham

Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb.
It isn't something you get.
It's something you do.
It's the way you love your partner every day.
- Barbara de Angelis

Leadership is an active role; 'lead' is a verb.
But the leader who tries to do it all is headed for burnout,
and in a powerful hurry.
- Bill Owens

God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun,
proper or improper.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Most metaphysical words in Hopi are verbs,
not nouns as in European languages.
- Benjamin Whorf

I am an artist and have no right buggering about with
verbs and split infinitives,
which is what being a writer says to me.
- Ralph Steadman

Poetry is all nouns and verbs.
- Marianne Moore

In English every word can be verbed.
Would that it were so in our programming languages.
- Alan Perlis

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
- W. Clement Stone

We can come from our own particular point of view and lay it down.
We should not be throwing verbal rocks at each other.
We're all responsible to continue the growth of Hip Hop.
- Grandmaster Flash

A study in the Washington Post says that women have
better verbal skills than men.
I just want to say to the authors of that study:
'Duh.'
- Conan O'Brien

I am not ridiculing verbal mechanisms,
dreams, or repressions as origins of poetry;
all three of them and more besides may have a great deal to do with it.
- Allen Tate

I love being verbal in films.
- Sylvester Stallone

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it is written on.
- Sam Goldwyn

Political chaos is connected with the decay of language...
one can probably bring about some improvement by starting at the verbal end.
- George Orwell

I like to have books around to give me ideas-to get
the verbal part of my brain to start working.
- Sean Lennon

There must be a reason why photographers are not very
good at verbal communication.
I think we get lazy.
- Annie Leibovitz

Of course, we have known for a long time that a word,
like any verbal sign, is a unity of two components.
- Roman Jakobson

If you have any opinions at all or if you're even remotely
verbal then they're going to call you fiery.
- Shirley Manson

I think so.
I can't think of anything that requires more finesse than comedy,
both from a verbal and visual point of view.
- Stacy Keach

Many a treasure besides Ali Baba's is unlocked with a verbal key.
- Henry Van Dyke

However one might pray - in any verbal way or completely without words -
is unimportant to God.
What matters is the heart's intent.
- Malcolm Boyd

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

A verbal art like poetry is reflective;
it stops to think.
Music is immediate, it goes on to become.
- W. H. Auden

Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment,
which abuses the term by applying it,
not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another.
- Herbert Marcuse

Any confrontation, such as a verbal one with the United States,
would be harmful for everybody.
- Alain Juppe

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

Rap is only one end of a whole spectrum of verbal play and virtuosity.
Rap is geared for aural pleasure.
- Rita Dove

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did,
the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education -
literacy,
both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.
- Alan Greenspan

I have come to believe over and over again that what
is most important to me must be spoken,
made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having
it bruised or misunderstood.
- Audre Lorde

Even in a less exaggerated description,
any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself
employing an assortment of waterfalls,
lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc.
- Sergei Eisenstein

Verbal and nonverbal activity is a unified whole,
and theory and methodology should be organized or created to treat it as such.
- Kenneth L. Pike

A poet is a professional maker of verbal objects.
- W. H. Auden

You know how much I am inclined to explain all disputes
among philosophical schools as merely verbal disputes
or at least to derive them originally from verbal disputes.
- Moses Mendelssohn

Spanking and verbal criticism have become,
to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval.
- Phil Donahue

To make the bloody thing talk the way I do when I'm on a verbal roll,
in my idioms and rhythms.
- Gary Lucas

I had some wonderful dreaming meetings.
I can't tell you specifically what they've been in the recent months.
In the past they've been verbal kinds of messages that he needed to give me.
Now they're more dreams of his presence.
- Judy Collins

We want a vernacular in art.
No mere verbal or formal agreement, or dead level of
uniformity but that comprehensive and harmonizing unity
with individual variety which can be developed among
people politically and socially free.
- Walter Crane

I fear that, in the end, the famous debate among materialists,
idealists, and dualists amounts to a merely verbal
dispute that is more a matter for the linguist than
for the speculative philosopher.
- Moses Mendelssohn

My desire to curtail undue freedom of speech extends
only to such public areas as restaurants,
airports, streets, hotel lobbies, parks,
and department stores.
Verbal exchanges between consenting adults in private
are as of little interest to me as they probably are to them.
- Fran Lebowitz

The verbal interpretation, on the other hand,
i.e.
the metaphysics of quantum physics, is on far less solid ground.
In fact, in more than forty years physicists have not
been able to provide a clear metaphysical model.
- Erwin Schrodinger

Architecture is involved with the world,
but at the same time it has a certain autonomy.
This autonomy cannot be explained in terms of traditional
logic because the most interesting parts of the work are non-verbal.
They operate within the terms of the work,
like any art.
- Thom Mayne

But the gravest difficulty, and perhaps the most important,
in poetry meant solely for recitation,
is the difficulty of achieving verbal beauty,
or rather of making verbal beauty tell.
- Lascelles Abercrombie

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- 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

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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


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