Quotes by directly

Quotes 1 till 15 of 61.

1 2 3 4 5 Next 
  • Georges Clemenceau
    Georges Clemenceau
    French politician, physician, and journalist 1841-1929
    Georges Clemenceau
    - +
    +1
    America is the only nation in history which, miraculously, has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
    Bernard Mandeville
    - +
    +1
    The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
    - +
    +1
    There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
    - +
     0
    A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
  • Immanuel Kant
    Immanuel Kant
    German philosopher 1724-1804
    Immanuel Kant
    - +
     0
    All thought must, directly or indirectly, by way of certain characters, relate ultimately to intuitions, and therefore, with us, to sensibility, because in no other way can an object be given to us.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
    Alfred Marshall
    - +
     0
    All wealth consists of desirable things; that is, things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly: but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth.
  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress 1974-
    Alanis Morissette
    - +
     0
    Anything I do has to be directly related to my music. If it isn't, I don't really see a point to it.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
    John Stuart Mill
    - +
     0
    As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
  • Brooke Shields
    Brooke Shields
    American actress and model 1965-
    Brooke Shields
    - +
     0
    At Princeton I gained a great deal of pleasure from success in my classes. knowing that I could accomplish those things, and I realized that my success was directly proportionate to the work I put in.
  • Alan Moore
    Alan Moore
    English writer 1953-
    Alan Moore
    - +
     0
    Because our entire universe is made up of consciousness, we never really experience the universe directly we just experience our consciousness of the universe, our perception of it, so right, our only universe is perception.
  • William Carlos Williams
    William Carlos Williams
    American poet 1883-1963
    William Carlos Williams
    - +
     0
    But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
    British writer, theorist, philosopher
    Auberon Herbert
    - +
     0
    Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?
  • Boris Yeltsin
    Boris Yeltsin
    Russian politician 1931-2007
    Boris Yeltsin
    - +
     0
    Europe has found itself confronted with fresh challenges - challenges of a global character, the nature of which is directly connected with changes in the international climate and the difficulties of seeking new models for co-operation.
  • Ingmar Bergman
    Ingmar Bergman
    - +
     0
    Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.
  • Peace Pilgrim
    Peace Pilgrim
    American activist, mystic and pacifist 1908-1981
    Peace Pilgrim
    - +
     0
    For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections.
1 2 3 4 5 Next 
All directly famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 61 found