Quotes 1 till 15 of 77.
Sri Swami Sivananda
Indian arts 1887-+1
A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
American businessman 1954-+1
As soon as you become aware that something is not working, immediately shift your focus to the desired result.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862+1
In the long run you hit only what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high.
English writer and cleric 1771-18450
A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
American journalist and editor 1926-0
A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed.
A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-17190
Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
An author who gives a manager or publisher any rights in his work except those immediately and specifically required for its publication or performance is for business purposes an imbecile.
Any attempts at humor immediately after September 11th were deemed tasteless.
Abraham H. Maslow
American psychologist 1908-19700
Become aware of internal, subjective, sub-verbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, etc. with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hitherto unconscious and uncontrollable processes.
American movie director and actor 1935 -0
Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
Bowie and McCartney arrived, and the biscuits and caviare started and I left immediately. I don't like shouting across rooms, with people in shiny suits who look like used-car salesmen.Source: Tim Teeman, The importance of being Childish, The Times, 2006-12-02
Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy.
American cartoonist 1894-19610
Comedy has to be done en clair. You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear.