Quotes: directions

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  • Richard Bandler
    Richard Bandler
    American author and trainer 1950-
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    Brains aren't designed to get result; they go in directions. If you know how the brain works you can set your own directions. If you don't, then someone else will.
  • Henry George
    Henry George
    American political economist and journalist 1839-1897
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    Compare society to a boat. Her progress through the water will not depend upon the exertion of her crew, but upon the exertion devoted to propelling her. This will be lessened by any expenditure of force in fighting among themselves, or in pulling in different directions.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
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    Democrats want to use government power to make people's lives go better; Republicans respond that people know more than politicians do. We think that both might be able to agree that nudging can maintain free markets, and liberty, while also inclining people in good directions.
  • Buster Keaton
    Buster Keaton
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    I don't act, anyway. The stuff is all injected as we go along. My pictures are made without script or written directions of any kind.
  • Bruce Robinson
    Bruce Robinson
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    I've always felt that in a comedy script the stage directions should also have a comedic value.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    If you cry "Forward!" you must without fail make plain in what direction to go. Don't you see that if, without doing so, you call out the word to both a mond and revolutionary, they will go in directions precisely opposite?
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    If you cry ''Forward'' you must be sure to make clear the direction in which to go. Don't you see that if you fail to do that and simply call out the word to a monk and a revolutionary, they will go in precisely opposite directions?
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
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    If your life is rushing in many directions at once, you are incapable of the kind of deep, unhurried prayer that is vital to the Christian walk.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    It resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    German poet 1875-1926
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    Just as language has no longer anything in common with the thing it names, so the movements of most of the people who live in cities have lost their connection with the earth; they hang, as it were, in the air, hover in all directions, and find no place where they can settle.
  • Stephen B. Leacock
    Stephen B. Leacock
    Canadian humorist and economist 1869-1944
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    Lord Ronald said nothing; he flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing any one who comes between them.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Married couples resemble a pair of scissors, often moving in opposite directions, yet punishing anyone who gets in between them.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
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    Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions, as to try to maintain in equal force two opposing or contradictory sets of desires.
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