Quotes by finding
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George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Bernard M. Baruch
American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
People have a peculiar pleasure in making converts, that is, in causing others to enjoy what they enjoy, thus finding their own likeness represented and reflected back to them.
I am consumed with the fear of failing. Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come true.
British writer and screenwiter 1921-1999
There comes a point in many people's lives when they can no longer play the role they have chosen for themselves. When that happens, we are like actors finding that someone has changed the play.
American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
English singer and songwriter 1958-
(On performing in Costa Rica for the first time) It was like finding some weird tribe in the middle of the jungle and, you know, they all come out and go: Fear of the Dark. Favorite Album. What?!?Source: Iron Maiden: Flight 666
A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust.
American writer 1902-1983
A successful social technique consists perhaps in finding unobjectionable means for individual self-assertion.
William E. Vaughan
American columnist and author 1915-1977
A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.
American relationship counselor, lecturer and author 1951-
A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.
British criticus 1903-1974
A writer is in danger of allowing his talent to dull who lets more than a year go past without finding himself in his rightful place of composition, the small single unluxurious ''retreat'' of the twentieth century, the hotel bedroom.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
American author 1876-1947
Art, it seems to me, should simplify finding what conventions of form and what detail one can do without and yet preserve the spirit of the whole - so that all that one has suppressed and cut away is there to the reader's consciousness as much as if it were in type on the page.
American writer 1932-
Being a survivor doesn't mean being strong - it's telling people when you need a meal or a ride, company, whatever. It's paying attention to heart wisdom, feelings, not living a role, but having a unique, authentic life, having something to contribute, finding time to love and laugh. All these things are qualities of survivors.