Term Quotes

The only freedom I care about is the freedom to do right; the...

The only freedom I care about is the freedom to do right; the freedom to do wrong I am ready to part with on the cheapest terms to any one who will take it of me. - Thomas Henry Huxley (1870)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 29
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'The secret to successfully growing older may be to gracefully surrender the t...

'The secret to successfully growing older may be to gracefully surrender the things you can no longer do. Unfortunately, that usually means seeing, hearing, having a short term memory, favorite foods, and alchohol.' - Captain William Currie
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 19
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β€œjizya is a islamic term wh...

β€œjizya is a islamic term which translates to asking non belivers for protection money?”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 12
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"Just in terms of allocation of time resources, ...

"Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning." β€” Bill Gates
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 01
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If you believe that innocence has valu...

If you believe that innocence has value, then you must come to terms with the fact that ignorance is your currency. -Xero
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 20
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"If you want to find the secrets of ...

"If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration." - Nikola Tesla
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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"Military intelligen...

"Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms." β€” Groucho Marx
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 25
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"Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and airplanes, is part of t...

"Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and airplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age. Considered in human terms, it has as little in its favor as belief in Celtic magic, the Slav soul, women’s intuition, and children’s innocence." β€”Bertrand Russell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 27
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"I am coming to the terms w...

"I am coming to the terms with the broken heart, that sometimes Good Things fall apart."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 24
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"No human being is β€˜illegal’. That is a contradiction in terms. Human beings can be beauti...

"No human being is β€˜illegal’. That is a contradiction in terms. Human beings can be beautiful or more beautiful, they can be fat or skinny, they can be right or wrong, but illegal? How can a human being be illegal?" - Elie Wiesel (Holocaust Survivor, Nobel Peace Prize Winner)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 22
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"Yknow it didn't hit me really hit me that we were really dating long ter...

"Yknow it didn't hit me really hit me that we were really dating long term till we were making breakfast together in our underwear. Till I was taking a shit while she was brushing her teeth" - My bestfriend after his break up
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 02
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"If smoking marijuana causes sh...

"If smoking marijuana causes short-term memory loss, what does smoking marijuana do?" - David Crosby
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 01
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β€œWithout question, β€˜I complain in the strongest possible terms...

β€œWithout question, β€˜I complain in the strongest possible terms’, is different from, β€˜I complain in the strongest possible terms and I am loading my AK47 as I write.'” -Mark Thompson of The BBC
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 11
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β€œLove and doubt have...

β€œLove and doubt have never been on speaking terms.” ― Khalil Gibran
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 02
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"As I know more of mankind I expect less of the...

"As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly." β€” Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 14
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The whole idea of god is absurd. If anything, '2001' shows that w...

The whole idea of god is absurd. If anything, '2001' shows that what some people call 'god' is simply an acceptable term for their ignorance. What they don't understand, they call 'god' -Stanley Kubrick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 16
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"Just in terms of allocation of time resources, ...

"Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning." β€” Bill Gates
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 11
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"I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has b...

"I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult." β€” Fran Lebowitz
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 24
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"Critics who treat 'adult' as a term of ap...

"Critics who treat 'adult' as a term of approval, instead of as a merely descriptive term, cannot be adult themselves." - C.S. Lewis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 12
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β€œIt is not exactly giving but opening, relating to other people. It is a matter of ...

β€œIt is not exactly giving but opening, relating to other people. It is a matter of acknowledging the existence of other people as they are, rather than relating to people in terms of a fixed and preconceived idea of comfort or discomfort” - ChΓΆgyam Trungpa
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 23
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"Monster is a relative term. T...

"Monster is a relative term. To a canary, a cat is a monster. We're just used to being the cat."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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"Conservatives divide the world in terms...

"Conservatives divide the world in terms of good and evil while liberals do it in terms of the rich and poor." - Dennis Prager
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 23
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If you want to find the secrets of t...

If you want to find the secrets of the Universe, think in terms of energy, frequency, and vibration. -Nikola Tesla
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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"If you think in terms of a year, plant a see...

"If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people." - Confucius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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"Perhaps one reason we are fascinated by cats is because such a small animal can conta...

"Perhaps one reason we are fascinated by cats is because such a small animal can contain so much independence, dignity, and freedom of spirit. Unlike the dog, the cat's personality is never bet on a human's. He demands acceptance on his own terms." - Lloyd Alexander
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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"Every positive value has its price ...

"Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima." - Pablo Picasso
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 22
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We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotion...

We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society. - Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 28
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"Man is the only animal that can remain o...

"Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them." β€” Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 17
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Invention requires a long-term w...

Invention requires a long-term willingness to be misunderstood. - Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO amazon.com
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 29
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"We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotion...

"We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society." - Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 28
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"An economist is a man who sta...

"An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible." β€” Alfred A. Knopf
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 22
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"The White House may have been cavalier about a shutdown because they didn't fully u...

"The White House may have been cavalier about a shutdown because they didn't fully understand what it entailed and we quote the Trump administration which had not anticipated a long-term shutdown recognized only this week the breadth of the potential impact."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 05
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I am a drifter, and as lonely as that can be, it is also remarkably...

I am a drifter, and as lonely as that can be, it is also remarkably freeing. I will never define myself in terms of anyone else. I will never feel the pressure of peers or the burden of parental expectation.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 10
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β€œWe seldom realize that our most private thoughts and emotions are not...

β€œWe seldom realize that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.” ― Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 07
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"Love is a debt of sentimental commitment th...

"Love is a debt of sentimental commitment that is not pay with interest,and can only be paid when we love in a long term" (William Ventura)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 22
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"When you are around happy, inspirational people that are successful, it makes you feel be...

"When you are around happy, inspirational people that are successful, it makes you feel better. And if you act on that inspiration, your life will be more fulfilled. It's not just inspirational in terms of financial success, but in terms of doing difficult things." - Joe Rogan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 06
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β€œIf you want to find the secrets of ...

β€œIf you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” - Nikola Tesla
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 07
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"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a mus...

"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music." - Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 11
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People are healthy or diseased in term...

People are healthy or diseased in terms of the activities open to them or denied them," Tristram Englehardt Jr., MD, Ph.D.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 18
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"Narcissist: psychoanalytic term...

"Narcissist: psychoanalytic term for the person who loves himself more than his analyst." – Thomas Szasz
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 11
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"Ever since World War I, superior force is no...

"Ever since World War I, superior force is no longer measured in terms of men or horses, but in the means to wreak destruction." - Saul David
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 30
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"For centuries, theologians have bee...

"For centuries, theologians have been explaining the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing." β€” H. L. Mencken
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 30
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"I would never be so arrogant to think that someone should model their life after me. But the idea...

"I would never be so arrogant to think that someone should model their life after me. But the idea of possibility . . . the idea that I get to live my dreams out in public, hopefully, will show to other folks that it’s possible. So I prefer the term β€˜possibility model’ to β€˜role model.’" -Laverne Cox
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 13
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Being on a boat that's moving through the water,...

Being on a boat that's moving through the water, it's so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what's important and what's not. ~ James Taylor
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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β€œIf I were not a physicist, I would probably be a mus...

β€œIf I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.” β€” Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 17
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"I do not negotiate on reasona...

"I do not negotiate on reasonable terms with people who intend to deprive me of reason." - Unknown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 03
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My own view is that ev...

My own view is that every company requires a long-term view - Jeff Bezos
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 05
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Unless you are a fortune-teller, l...

Unless you are a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy.” –Jason Fried, founder of 37signals
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 07
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β€œIf I were an Arab leader I would never make terms with Israel. That is natural: we have taken th...

β€œIf I were an Arab leader I would never make terms with Israel. That is natural: we have taken their country. Sure, God promised it to us, but what does that matter to them? [...] They only see one thing: we have come here and stolen their country. Why should they accept that?” β€” David Ben-Gurion
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 10
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"People may call me insane. ...

"People may call me insane. I prefer the term 'excessively imaginative'." - Jacob Heinrichs
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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"A man is no less a slave because he...

"A man is no less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years." Lysander Spooner
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 07
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"The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indiff...

"The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent, but if we can come to terms with this indifference, then our existence as a species can have genuine meaning. However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light. --Stanley Kubrick
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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