Quotes of Terms

“ 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

“ If you haven't the strength to impose your own terms upon life, you must accept the terms it offers you. ”

- T.S. Eliot

“ You cannot be friends upon any other terms than upon the terms of equality. ”

- Woodrow Wilson

“ As poverty has been reduced in terms of mere survival, it has become more profound in terms of our way of life. ”

- Raoul Vaneigem

“ If you haven't the strength to impose your own terms upon life, you must accept the terms it offers you. ”

- T. S. Eliot

“ It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part. ”

- Marcel Proust

“ Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations. ”

- Raymond Chandler

“ Our business is to present the Christian faith clothed in modern terms, not to propagate modern thought clothed in Christian terms. Confusion here is fatal. ”

- J. I. Packer

“ You cannot be friends upon any other terms than upon the terms of equality. ”

- Woodrow T. Wilson

“ The 22nd Amendment should probably be modified to say two consecutive terms instead of two terms for a lifetime. ”

- William Jefferson Clinton

“ Expression, to a great extent, is a matter of terms, and terms are anyone's. The meaning of 'God' may have a billion interpretations if there be that many souls in the world. ”

- Charles Ives

“ Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms. ”

- Groucho Marx

“ Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it. ”

- Dan Quayle

“ An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible. ”

- Alfred A. Knopf

“ Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything. ”

- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“ Everyone who gets sleepy at night should have a simple decent place to lay their heads, on terms they can afford to pay. ”

- Millard Fuller

“ Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry. ”

- Stephen Hawking

“ We always prefer war on our terms to peace on someone else's. ”

- Unknown

“ Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ I see the world in very fluid, contradictory, emerging, interconnected terms, and with that kind of circuitry I just don't feel the need to say what is going to happen or will not happen. ”

- California Govenor Jerry Brown

“ If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all. ”

- Anna Quindlen

“ 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. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ For centuries, theologians have been explaining the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ Painting is an attempt to come to terms with life. There are as many solutions as there are human beings. ”

- George Tooker

“ In simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where he wants to go, and gets up, and goes. ”

- John Erksine

“ Each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms. ”

- Gloria Steinem

“ Appraise war in terms of the fundamental factors. The first of these factors is moral influence. ”

- Sun tzu

“ You must come to terms with your wholeself. the wholeness which exceeds all our virtue and all our vice. ”

- Ursula LeGuin

“ For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. ”

- Saint Teresa Of Avila
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