Quotes of Basis

“ Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone — but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding. ”

- Bette Davis

“ Every science has for its basis a system of principles as fixed and unalterable as those by which the universe is regulated and governed. Man cannot make principles; he can only discover them. ”

- Thomas Paine

“ In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it. ”

- Jane Smiley

“ A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason. ”

- J. P. Morgan

“ One principle reason why men are so often useless is that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits. ”

- G. Emmons

“ To have a reason to get up in the morning, it is necessary to possess a guiding principle. ”

- Judith Guest

“ Man always has two reasons for the things he does; the logical one and the real one. ”

- Unknown

“ Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof; When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy? ”

- Bible

“ One universe made up all that is; and one God in it all, and one principle of being, and one law, the reason shared by all thinking creatures, and one truth. ”

- Marcus Aurelius

“ Indu'd With sanctity of reason. ”

- John Milton

“ People don't buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons. ”

- Zig Ziglar

“ It is matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason. ”

- Clare Boothe Luce

“ And hence he must be invisible; for a spirit cannot be seen by the eye of man: nor is there any thing in this principle contradictory to reason or experience. ”

- Adam Clarke

“ We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation. ”

- Lily Tomlin

“ The ground-root folly of this piteous philanthropyis thinking to distribute indivisibles,and make equality in things incommensurable:forged under such delusions, all Utopiasare castles in the air or counsels of despair. ”

- Robert Bridges

“ The character ethic, which I believe to be the foundation of success, teaches that there are basic principles of effective living, and that people can only experience true success and enduring happiness as they learn and integrate these principles into their basic character. ”

- Stephen Covey

“ I don't see any reason to quit playing. I'll be doing this at least till I get to a hundred and something. You know, I ain't got far to go. But I'm still going to be playing, as long as I have good ideas, and can play as I do. ”

- Claude Williams

“ It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day-to-day basis. ”

- Margaret Bonnano

“ Accurate knowledge is the basis of correct opinions; the want of it makes the opinions of most people of little value. ”

- Charles Simmons

“ The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ When you have no basis of argument, abuse the plaintiff. ”

- Cicero

“ The world of the commodity is a world updside-down, which bases itself not upon life but upon the transformation of life into work. ”

- Raoul Vaneigem

“ Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time. ”

- Dan Quayle

“ Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly. ”

- Arnold Edinborough

“ The basis of a democratic state is liberty. ”

- Aristotle

“ The proper basis for marriage is a mutual misunderstanding. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ I have only one superstition. I touch all the bases when I hit a home run. ”

- Babe Ruth

“ Compassion is the basis of all morality. ”

- Arthur Schopenhauer

“ A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey. ”

- Chaim Weizmann

“ Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life. ”

- Henri Frederic Amiel
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