Absolute Quotes

“Don’t fucking lie ...

“Don’t fucking lie to anyone. Lying gets you absolutely nowhere”
📅︎ Mar 05
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"I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make peopl...

"I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that." - Robin Williams
📅︎ Mar 08
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"Absolute freedom i...

"Absolute freedom is being free from yourself" - Rudolf P Belmar
📅︎ Mar 13
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“The only way to deal with an unfree world i...

“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” ― Albert Camus
📅︎ Mar 16
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No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and ...

No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and it matters not whether it be an absolute royal power or an absolute legislative power, as the consequences will be the same to the people. ...Thomas Paine
📅︎ Mar 03
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“I’d just like to say from the bottom of m...

“I’d just like to say from the bottom of my heart, I’d like to take this chance to apologize… to absolutely nobody.”- Conor McGregor
📅︎ Mar 17
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"Collecting more taxes than ...

"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery." - Calvin Coolidge
📅︎ Mar 12
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Between total predictability and...

Between total predictability and absolute uncertainty, there’s an adventurous place called possibility.
📅︎ Feb 01
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“Before you argue with someone, ask yourself, is that person ev...

“Before you argue with someone, ask yourself, is that person even mentally mature enough to grasp the concept of different perspectives? Because if not, there’s absolutely no point.” – Amber Veal
📅︎ Nov 22
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"I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people...

"I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy. Because they know what it feels like to feel absolutely worthless and they don't want anyone else to feel like that." -Robin Williams
📅︎ Feb 13
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“The more people tell you it's not possible, that it can't be done, ...

“The more people tell you it's not possible, that it can't be done, the more you should be absolutely determined to prove them wrong. Treat the word 'impossible' as nothing more than motivation.” - Donald Trump
📅︎ Mar 03
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"I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make peop...

"I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy. Because they know what it feels like to feel absolutely worthless and they don't want anyone else to feel like that." — Barbossa
📅︎ Jan 01
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''At your absolute best, you still won't be good e...

''At your absolute best, you still won't be good enough for the wrong person. At your worst, you'll still be worth it to the right person.''- Karen Salmansohn
📅︎ Dec 15
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Absolute opinions are...

Absolute opinions are for the unjust, pessimistic, ignorant, and lazy.
📅︎ Jan 10
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"There is nothing absolutely not...

"There is nothing absolutely nothing in the entire universe that is worth losing your mind over." By me.
📅︎ Feb 21
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"The truest communication with God is absolute, tot...

"The truest communication with God is absolute, total silence; there is not a single word in existence that can convey this communication." —Bernadette Roberts
📅︎ Nov 26
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Do realize that it is not you who moves from dream to dream, but the dr...

Do realize that it is not you who moves from dream to dream, but the dreams flow before you, and you are the immutable witness. No happening affects your real being - that is the absolute truth. ~Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
📅︎ Dec 22
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“Absolute power doesn't c...

“Absolute power doesn't corrupt, but rather, reveals character.” ― Orrin Woodward
📅︎ Sep 22
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"I'd much rather spea...

"I'd much rather speak in hypotheticals than pontificate in absolutes"
📅︎ Nov 26
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"If absolute power corrupts abs...

"If absolute power corrupts absolutely, does absolute powerlessness make you pure?" — Harry Shearer
📅︎ Nov 28
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"There is nothing absolutely no...

"There is nothing absolutely nothing in the entire universe that is worth losing your mind over."-me.
📅︎ Jan 18
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In its shelter I feared neither the clumsiness of a valet, nor my own, n...

In its shelter I feared neither the clumsiness of a valet, nor my own, neither the explosion of fire nor the spilling of water. I was the absolute master of my old robe. I have become the slave of the new one. ~Denis Diderot
📅︎ Nov 17
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" What you think is just your perceptio...

" What you think is just your perception, don't try to prove this absolute in all aspects of life😊" - The Ultimate Thinker
📅︎ Oct 29
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“I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of ...

“I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.” --Georgia O’Keefe
📅︎ Dec 02
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"Absolute faith corrup...

"Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power." — Eric Hoffer
📅︎ Oct 19
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The most beautiful quality of a true frien...

The most beautiful quality of a true friendship is to understand and be understood with absolute clarity. —Hannibal Lecter, Hannibal
📅︎ Oct 21
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I am alone now, truly alone, and absolutely isolated from any known life. I am it. If a...

I am alone now, truly alone, and absolutely isolated from any known life. I am it. If a count were taken, the score would be three billion plus two over on the other side of the moon, and one plus God knows what on this side.-Michael Colline on orbiting the moon alone
📅︎ Dec 08
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"I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make peo...

"I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it's like to feel absolutely worthless and they don't want anyone to feel like that." - Robin Williams
📅︎ Sep 06
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Life is Either adventure, or noth...

Life is Either adventure, or nothing. It is absolutely true, so make it adventurous and travel the world.
📅︎ Dec 12
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"No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolut...

"No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolute honesty whether in a similar situation he might not have done the same." --Viktor Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning
📅︎ Jul 02
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"Any astronomer can predict with absolute accuracy just where e...

"Any astronomer can predict with absolute accuracy just where every star in the universe will be at 11.30 tonight. He can make no such prediction about his teenage daughter." - James Truslow Adams
📅︎ Jun 17
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"We are one of the richest countries in the wo...

"We are one of the richest countries in the world, and there is absolutely no reason why anyone should have to live in poverty." - Jeremy Corbyn
📅︎ Dec 04
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Absolute ...

Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely
📅︎ Sep 13
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"I've been absolutely terrified every moment of...

"I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life--and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do." - Georgia O'Keeffe
📅︎ Oct 22
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"Everyone is right in their own minds. They are right with the absolute maximum conviction. Bu...

"Everyone is right in their own minds. They are right with the absolute maximum conviction. But rightness is not the same as truth. When one accepts the truth, a truth which shatters their concept of rightness, to truly accept and embrace that truth is the ultimate victory." - Ravi Silari
📅︎ Jun 07
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"Faith is, at one and the same ...

"Faith is, at one and the same time, absolutely necessary and altogether impossible." — Stanislaw Lem
📅︎ Oct 11
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"I don’t believe that absolute power corrupts absolutely. Mostly beca...

"I don’t believe that absolute power corrupts absolutely. Mostly because I have seen people spectacularly abuse even the most infinitesimally small amount of power they have at the first opportunity." -- JP Beaubien
📅︎ Jul 17
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“The sad thing about true stup...

“The sad thing about true stupidity is that you can do absolutely nothing about it.” ― John Cleese
📅︎ Aug 17
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“I used to think the world was broken down by tribes,' I said. 'By Black and White. By Indian an...

“I used to think the world was broken down by tribes,' I said. 'By Black and White. By Indian and White. But I know this isn't true. The world is only broken into two tribes: the people who are assholes and the people who are not.” Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
📅︎ Aug 11
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Analysis puts a man outside the thing he studies, while intuit...

Analysis puts a man outside the thing he studies, while intuition puts him inside. Analysis therefore renders partial knowledge while intuition renders absolute knowledge. —The Englishman’s Boy
📅︎ Jul 18
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Sometimes, I realised, the shortest...

Sometimes, I realised, the shortest route to courage is absolute ignorance. - Dan Simmons, The Hyperion Cantos.
📅︎ Jun 21
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"The true measure of a man is ho...

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” — Samuel Johnson
📅︎ Jul 16
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The only way to deal with an unfree world i...

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. -Albert Camus
📅︎ Aug 18
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I was there to push people beyond what's expected of them. I belie...

I was there to push people beyond what's expected of them. I believe thats an absolute necessity. Otherwise we're depriving the world of the next Louis Armstrong, the next Charlie Parker. -Terence Fletcher
📅︎ May 17
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"Before I die, I want to be somebody’s favorite hiding place, the place they can put e...

"Before I die, I want to be somebody’s favorite hiding place, the place they can put everything they know they need to survive, every secret, every solitude, every nervous prayer, and be absolutely certain I will keep it safe. I will keep it safe." - Andrea Gibson
📅︎ Jan 28
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"The only way to deal with an unfree world i...

"The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion." --Albert Camus
📅︎ Jun 26
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Christian fundamentalism is the doctrine that there is an absolut...

Christian fundamentalism is the doctrine that there is an absolutely powerful, infinitely knowledgeable, universe-spanning entity that is deeply and personally concerned about my sex life. -- Andrew Lias
📅︎ Apr 14
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"Wealth is not an absolute. It is relative to desire. Every time we yearn for something we c...

"Wealth is not an absolute. It is relative to desire. Every time we yearn for something we cannot afford, we grow poorer, whatever our resources. And every time we feel satisfied with what we have, we can be counted as rich, however little we may actually possess." - Alain de Botton
📅︎ Mar 30
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“In America the law is king. For as in absolute governmen...

“In America the law is king. For as in absolute governments the king is law, so in free countries the law ought to be king; and there ought to be no other.” -- Thomas Paine, 1776
📅︎ Apr 22
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"The true measure of a man is ho...

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good." — Samuel Johnson
📅︎ Jun 02
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"I was always attracted not by some quantifiable, external beauty, but by something deep down, so...

"I was always attracted not by some quantifiable, external beauty, but by something deep down, something absolute. Just as some people have a secret love for rainstorms, earthquakes, or blackouts, I liked that certain undefinable something." - Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun
📅︎ Apr 29
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"War, it uses humanity's best to do humanity's absolute worst. It takes our strength, courage, ...

"War, it uses humanity's best to do humanity's absolute worst. It takes our strength, courage, resilience, our intelligence and creativity... our heroes.. and in return we get death, destruction, hatred, suffering; it cripples and maims, it crushes the innocent, it leaves ruin in its wake."
📅︎ Mar 08
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There are no absolute truths....

There are no absolute truths. Just subjective interpretation. —Yoon Ji-hee, Vampire Prosecutor
📅︎ Dec 02
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"Words are but symbols for the relations ...

"Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth." -Nietzsche
📅︎ Feb 14
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I did absolutely nothing and i...

I did absolutely nothing and it was everything I thought it could be. —Peter Gibbons, Office Space
📅︎ Jun 16
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“Never tell anyone he has no talent. That you may not say. That you d...

“Never tell anyone he has no talent. That you may not say. That you do not know. That is the one absolute prohibition laid down.” —MARTHA GRAHAM, QUOTED IN Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham, Agnes de Mille
📅︎ Mar 25
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“There is no pretending," Jace said with absolute clarity. "I...

“There is no pretending," Jace said with absolute clarity. "I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there is life after that, I'll love you then.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Glass
📅︎ Mar 12
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"Imperfection is beauty, madness is geni...

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." - Marilyn Monroe
📅︎ May 21
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Sometimes we have the absolute certainty there's something inside us that's so hideous and ...

Sometimes we have the absolute certainty there's something inside us that's so hideous and monstrous that if we ever search it out we won't be able to stand looking at it. But it's when we're willing to come face to face with that demon that we face the angel. - Hubert Selby Jr.
📅︎ Dec 17
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"I'm sick of not h...

"I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody."
📅︎ Jan 17
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“If you absolutely can't tolera...

“If you absolutely can't tolerate critics, then don't do anything new or interesting.” - Jeff Bezos
📅︎ Apr 27
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"Imperfection is beauty, madness is geni...

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring" - Marilyn Monroe
📅︎ Mar 24
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I may not have been sure about what r...

I may not have been sure about what really did interest me, but I was absolutely sure about what didn't. - Albert Camus
📅︎ Apr 21
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"If absolute power corrupts abs...

"If absolute power corrupts absolutely, does absolute powerlessness make you pure?" — Harry Shearer
📅︎ Dec 03
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"And thence arise certain prejudices, for the removing of whic...

"And thence arise certain prejudices, for the removing of which it will be convenient to distinguish them into absolute and relative, true and apparent, mathematical and common." - Isaac Newton
📅︎ Jan 07
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