Quotes of Elements

“ His life was gentle; and the elements So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up, And say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die. ”

- Unknown

“ Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings. ”

- George F. Will

“ The two most common elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity. ”

- Harlan Ellison

“ There is surely a piece of divinity in us, something that was before the elements, and owes no homage unto the sun. ”

- Sir Thomas Browne

“ When all is said and done, the weather and love are the two elements about which one can never be sure. ”

- Alice Hoffman

“ A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life. ”

- John Stuart Mill

“ A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature. ”

- Guillaume Apollinaire

“ Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood. ”

- Tryon Edwards

“ Contentment is not happiness. An oyster may be contented. Happiness is compounded of richer elements. ”

- John Christian Bovee

“ First the stalk — then the roots. First the need — then the means to satisfy that need. First the nucleus — then the elements needed for its growth. ”

- Robert Collier

“ It helped me in the air to keep my small mind contained in earthly human limits, not lost in vertiginous space and elements unknown. ”

- Diana Cooper

“ It is conventional to call "monster" any blending of dissonant elements. I call "monster" every original inexhaustible beauty. ”

- Alfred Jarry

“ It is faith among men that holds the moral elements of society together, as it is faith in God that binds the world to his throne. ”

- William M. Evarts

“ It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on. ”

- Jack Kerouac

“ Love is the affinity which links and draws together the elements of the world… Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis. ”

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“ Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds. ”

- Christopher Marlowe

“ No one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship. ”

- Francis Crawford

“ Only one-fourth of the sorrow in each man's life is caused by outside uncontrollable elements, the rest is self-imposed by failing to analyze and act with calmness. ”

- George Holbrook Jackson

“ Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli

“ The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements, compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ The great man fights the elements in his time that hinder his own greatness, in other words his own freedom and sincerity. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ The popularity of that baby-faced boy, who possessed not even the elements of a good actor, was a hallucination in the public mind, and a disgrace to our theatrical history. ”

- Thomas Campbell

“ The theory of rights enables us to rise and overthrow obstacles, but not to found a strong and lasting accord between all the elements which compose the nation. ”

- Giuseppe Mazzini

“ The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two. ”

- Bertolt Brecht

“ What is the shortest word in the English language that contains the letters: abcdef? Answer: feedback. Don't forget that feedback is one of the essential elements of good communication. ”

- Unknown

“ When delicate and feeling souls are separated, there is not a feature in the sky, not a movement of the elements, not an aspiration of the breeze, but hints some cause for a lover's apprehension. ”

- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

“ Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ You do well to have visions of a better life than of every day, but it is the life of every day from which the elements of a better life must come. ”

- Maurice Maeterlinck
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