Proper Quotes

Properly read, the Bible is the ...

Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀ - Isaac asimov.
📅︎ Feb 22
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Speak properly, and in as few words as you ca...

Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood-William Penn
📅︎ Mar 03
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"The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be d...

"The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year's Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you're married to." - P. J. O'Rourke
📅︎ Dec 26
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Man's greatness consists in his ability to ...

Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done. - Frederick Douglass
📅︎ Nov 16
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"Properly read, the Bible is...

"Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for Atheism ever created" - Isaac Asimov
📅︎ Mar 31
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Albert Einstein once said, "If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depende...

Albert Einstein once said, "If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on it, I would use the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.”
📅︎ Oct 19
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“‘Beauty is only skin deep,’ as some dull clot once...

“‘Beauty is only skin deep,’ as some dull clot once remarked. A very proper depth in my opinion. After all, who needs a beautiful gall bladder?” – George Sanders
📅︎ Oct 04
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"To pay attention, t...

"To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work." Mary Oliver
📅︎ Sep 18
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“The easiest way t...

“The easiest way to do anything is properly.” ― K. J. Parker
📅︎ Sep 26
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Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time w...

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people. - Galatians 6:9‭-‬10 NIV
📅︎ Sep 05
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Idealism is a wonderful thing, all y...

Idealism is a wonderful thing, all you really need is someone rational to put it proper use. —Kerr Avon, Blake's 7
📅︎ Aug 25
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The beginning of wisdo...

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name ~ Confucius
📅︎ Jan 17
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"The pandemic of mental anguish that afflicts our time c...

"The pandemic of mental anguish that afflicts our time cannot be properly understood, or healed, if viewed as a private problem suffered by damaged individuals." - Mark Fisher
📅︎ Jun 06
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“It is only with the heart that one can...

“It is only with the heart that one can see properly. What is essential is invisible to the eye.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
📅︎ Aug 24
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"Politics is the art of preventing ...

"Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them." — Paul Valery
📅︎ Jul 18
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"I have never looked upon ease and happiness as...

"I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves--such an ethical basis I call more proper for a herd of swine." - Albert Einstein
📅︎ Jun 02
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"That which we obtain too easily we esteem too lightly. ...

"That which we obtain too easily we esteem too lightly. It is dearness only which gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price on its goods." Thomas Paine
📅︎ Mar 21
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"When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we ...

"When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death-ourselves." - Eda LeShan
📅︎ Nov 28
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"There is no good lighting that is ...

"There is no good lighting that is healthy and for our well being without proper darkness." — Roger van der Heide
📅︎ Mar 06
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"For most men life is a search for t...

"For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed." — Clifton Fadiman
📅︎ Feb 08
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Authority is a shortcut ar...

Authority is a shortcut around the proper procedure of forming social contracts --self
📅︎ Mar 18
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"When someone is properly grounded in...

"When someone is properly grounded in life, they shouldn't have to look outside themselves for approval." - Epictetus
📅︎ Feb 04
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A member of a tribe of cannibal...

A member of a tribe of cannibals accepts cannibalism as altogether fitting and proper. -Solomon Asch
📅︎ Jan 19
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"Strategy is an art form. Those who plan for the future without following rules, rules he...

"Strategy is an art form. Those who plan for the future without following rules, rules here today and gone tomorrow, are artists. It is a subjective experience, and like all arts, deliver immense pleasure when a strategy is executed properly and is successful." - Ravi Silari
📅︎ Jan 01
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"Moral systems must first now before the gradations of rank; their presumpt...

"Moral systems must first now before the gradations of rank; their presumption must be driven home to their conscience - until they understand it is immoral to say 'what is right for one is proper for another'" - Fredrich Nietzsche
📅︎ Dec 09
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Always remember, with a glass of win...

Always remember, with a glass of wine in your hand and the proper use of vocabulary, you can do anything! -unknown
📅︎ Nov 02
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“Every nation has the right to demand proper t...

“Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.” ― Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
📅︎ Nov 28
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"It is necessary to meditate early, and o...

"It is necessary to meditate early, and often, on the art of dying to succeed later in doing it properly just once." - Umberto Eco
📅︎ Jan 24
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When you check your own mind properly, you stop blaming others for yo...

When you check your own mind properly, you stop blaming others for your problems. You recognize that your mistaken actions come from your own defiled, deluded mind. – Lama Thubten Yeshe, “Your Mind is Your Religion”
📅︎ Dec 27
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'Ah how shameless - the way these mortals blame the gods. From us alone th...

'Ah how shameless - the way these mortals blame the gods. From us alone they say come all their miseries, yes, but they themselves with their own reckless ways compound their pains beyond their proper share.' -Homer (The Odyssey)
📅︎ Aug 27
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"Think of yourself as dead. You have...

"Think of yourself as dead. You have lived your life. Now, take what's left and live it properly." Marcus Aurelius
📅︎ Oct 12
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"For most men life is a search for t...

"For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed." — Clifton Fadiman
📅︎ Aug 25
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"Art is the prop...

"Art is the proper task of life." — Friedrich Nietzsche
📅︎ Sep 04
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"You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will con...

"You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered."---Lyndon B. Johnson
📅︎ Aug 01
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"Words can be like X-rays, if you use th...

"Words can be like X-rays, if you use them properly – they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced." -Aldous Huxley
📅︎ Aug 08
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The proper method for hastening the decay of error, is not, by brute force, or by regu...

The proper method for hastening the decay of error, is not, by brute force, or by regulation which is one of the classes of force, to endeavour to reduce men to intellectual uniformity; but on the contrary by teaching every man to think for himself. WILLIAM GODWIN
📅︎ May 14
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“Sometimes I forget that people are not...

“Sometimes I forget that people are not like cats. You can’t just throw them and expect them to land properly.” -u/F1r3_F0x
📅︎ May 31
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"If a man needs religion to conduct himself prope...

"If a man needs religion to conduct himself properly in this world, it is a sign that he has either a limited mind or a corrupt heart." - Ninon de Lenclos
📅︎ Nov 05
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“Think of yourself as dead. You have lived your life. ...

“Think of yourself as dead. You have lived your life. Now, take what's left and live it properly. What doesn't transmit light creates its own darkness.“ - Marcus Aurelius
📅︎ Jun 30
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"The human understanding still has this peculiar and perpetual fault of ...

"The human understanding still has this peculiar and perpetual fault of being more moved and excited by affirmatives than by negatives, whereas rightly and properly it ought to give equal weight to both." -Sir Francis Bacon
📅︎ May 29
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“Life itself i...

“Life itself is the proper binge.” ― Julia Child
📅︎ Jan 04
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"That is wha...

"That is what I do, is I do things proper."
📅︎ Jan 07
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"My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstr...

"My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation" Arthur Conan Doyle
📅︎ Dec 31
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Sometimes extraordinary and exciting new genres of music are invent...

Sometimes extraordinary and exciting new genres of music are invented by people on drugs who never learned how to properly play their instruments. - Markus Almond (Motivational Quotes To Get The Blood Moving)
📅︎ Feb 27
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"The proper function of man is to live, not t...

"The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time." - Jack London
📅︎ Dec 11
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"I don't think there is a proper...

"I don't think there is a proper way to celebrate something which makes you happy." - Matthew Oliphant
📅︎ Mar 17
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"A problem properly s...

"A problem properly stated is a problem partly solved." - Henry Hazlitt
📅︎ Nov 28
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"Levity of heart and neglect of our faults make us insensi...

"Levity of heart and neglect of our faults make us insensible to the proper sorrows of the soul, and we often engage in empty laughter when we should rightly weep." -Thomas A. Kempis
📅︎ Nov 24
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If man were in need of detailed rules, he would be li...

If man were in need of detailed rules, he would be little better than an animal that needs to be trained and re-trained in order to behave properly - Motoori Norigana
📅︎ Aug 07
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"Words can be like X-rays if you use them prop...

"Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World
📅︎ Aug 28
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“There are three kinds of fools in this world, fools p...

“There are three kinds of fools in this world, fools proper, educated fools and rich fools. The world persists because of the folly of these fools.” ―Swami Narayanananda
📅︎ Mar 11
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"The proper function for man is to live, not ...

"The proper function for man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I SHALL USE MY TIME." -Jack London
📅︎ Mar 21
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Properly trained, a...

Properly trained, a man can be a dog's best friend. -Corey Ford
📅︎ Jul 06
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A man can't get rich if...

A man can't get rich if he takes proper care of his family. --Navaho proverb
📅︎ Feb 12
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Extraordinary and exciting new genres of music are invented by p...

Extraordinary and exciting new genres of music are invented by people on drugs who never learned how to properly play their instruments. - Markus Almond (Motivational Quotes To Get The Blood Moving)
📅︎ Sep 21
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"Why the fuck are you even here?" "Sir, I got lost on the way to college Sir!...

"Why the fuck are you even here?" "Sir, I got lost on the way to college Sir!" -from the movie "Jarhead" when a superior officer yells at a 20 year old marine sniper in training because his drawing of the proper way to pack a bag was bad.
📅︎ Jun 16
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"Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more...

"Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments." - Isaac Asimov
📅︎ Aug 26
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Sometimes extraordinary and exciting new genres of music are invent...

Sometimes extraordinary and exciting new genres of music are invented by people on drugs who never learned how to properly play their instruments. - Markus Almond (Motivational Quotes To Get The Blood Moving)
📅︎ Dec 22
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Sometimes we don’t have the tools we need to love somebody properly. Sometimes it ...

Sometimes we don’t have the tools we need to love somebody properly. Sometimes it takes failure and an earth-shattering disaster to give us the insight that we need to get our shit together. - Markus Almond (Motivational Quotes To Get The Blood Moving)
📅︎ May 30
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"Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pain...

"Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments, but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures." – Joseph Addison
📅︎ Apr 17
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"We all want to be in the city of happiness, but the ci...

"We all want to be in the city of happiness, but the city of happiness can only be found in the state of mind. Possessions don’t bring us happiness. A proper attitude does."
📅︎ Jun 27
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There is nothing proper about ...

There is nothing proper about what you are doing, soldier, but do try to kill me properly -Cicero
📅︎ Feb 17
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"Love is like music. If you rush the crescendo, or prolong a build...

"Love is like music. If you rush the crescendo, or prolong a buildup, you mar its beauty. Proper composition requires self-restraint and only the deliberate release of one's deepest passions." - Anonymous
📅︎ Nov 09
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The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be d...

The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year's Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you're married to. ~P.J. O'Rourke
📅︎ Jan 01
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