May quotes

  • I'm not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.
    -- A. A. Milne

    #Travel #May #Lost

  • Warning: we may become so enamored with God's good gifts that we fail to worship the Giver.
    -- A. B. Simpson

    #Warning #May #Worship

  • We may not preach a crucified Saviour without being also crucified men and women. It is not enough to wear an ornamental cross as a pretty decoration. The cross that Paul speaks about was burned into his very flesh, was branded into his being, and only the Holy Spirit can burn the true cross into our innermost life.
    -- A. B. Simpson

    #Men #May #Flesh

  • The moment that any life, however good, stifles you, you may be sure it isn't your real life.
    -- A. C. Benson

    #Real #Real Life #May

  • A bona fide spiritual master, under the guidance of authorities, can turn anyone to the Vaisnava cult so that naturally he may come to the topmost position of a brahmana.
    -- A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

    #Spiritual #May #Guidance

  • First Conjuration Addressed to Emperor Lucifer. Emperor Lucifer, Master and Prince of Rebellious Spirits, I adjure thee to leave thine abode, in what-ever quarter of the world it may be situated and come hither to communicate with me.
    -- A. E. Waite

    #Firsts #World #May

  • Joy and growth come from following our deepest impulses, however foolish they may seem to some, or dangerous, and even though the apparent outcome may be defeat.
    -- A. J. Muste

    #Joy #Growth #May

  • Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you to a University Chair. But all change in history, all advance, comes from the nonconformists. If there had been no trouble-makers, no Dissenters, we should still be living in caves.
    -- A. J. P. Taylor

    #Giving #Caves #May

  • If a poem is each time new, then it is necessarily an act of discovery, a chance taken, a chance that may lead to fulfillment or disaster
    -- A. R. Ammons

    #Taken #Discovery #May

  • While moral rules may be propounded by authority the fact that these were so propounded would not validate them.
    -- A.J. Ayer

    #May #Facts #Moral

  • The experience you’ve had may be unwanted, may amount to nothing but damage and waste, but experience has substance, is factual, authoritative, lives on in your past and affects your present, whatever you attempt to do about it.
    -- A.S.A. Harrison

    #Past #Substance #May

  • Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action.
    -- Aaron Burr

    #Regret #May #Today

  • I may be wrong, but the essential illustrative nature of most documentary photography, and the worship of the object per se, in our best nature photography, is not enough to satisfy the man of today, compounded as he is of Christ, Freud, and Marx.
    -- Aaron Siskind

    #Photography #Men #May

  • You always have to make positive choices as an actor, even when you're playing someone who may not be doing the best things.
    -- Aaron Tveit

    #Choices #Actors #May

  • Because I’ve had a taste and I’m not sharing. This isn’t just for fun. I may be slightly addicted.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Fun #May #Taste

  • Staying with him. Letting him touch you, hold you, GOD. It's eating me alive. You may be keeping Sawyer from hating me but you're only making me hate him
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Hate #Alive #May

  • You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors.
    -- Abbott Lawrence Lowell

    #Progress #May #Juniors

  • All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.
    -- Abbott Lawrence Lowell

    #Over You #May #Patterns

  • Abu Sa'id al-Kharraz said I have never known Allah May He be exalted except through the coincidence in Him of the opposites. 'He is the First and the Last, the Apparent and the Hidden.'
    -- Abdelkader El Djezairi

    #Opposites #May #Als

  • The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.
    -- Abdul Kalam

    #Brain #Benches #May

  • The Bay of Bengal is hit frequently by cyclones. The months of November and May, in particular, are dangerous in this regard.
    -- Abdul Kalam

    #Cyclones #May #Months

  • Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.
    -- Abigail Adams

    #Perseverance #4th Of July #May

  • Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you, you've got to help pay for the piping. And the piper.
    -- Abigail Van Buren

    #Water #May #Pay

  • A wild thing may say wild things.
    -- Abigail Williams

    #May #Wild Things

  • To-day is ours; what do we fear? To-day is ours; we have it here. Let's treat it kindly, that it may Wish, at least, with us to stay. Let's banish business, banish sorrow; To the gods belong to-morrow.
    -- Abraham Cowley

    #Sorrow #Wish #May

  • In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #God #Party #May

  • That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Encouragement #May #Wealth

  • I have stepped out upon this platform that I may see you and that you may see me, and in the arrangement I have the best of the bargain.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #War #Civil War #May

  • No organic law can ever be framed with a provision specifically applicable to every question which may occur in practical administration. .. No foresight can anticipate nor any document of reasonable length contain express provisions for all possible questions.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Law #May #Administration

  • We may define therapy as a search for value.
    -- Abraham Maslow

    #May #Therapy #Values

  • What kind of guilt comes from being true to yourself but not to others?. As we have seen, being true to yourself may at times intrinsically and necessarily be in conflict with being true to others.
    -- Abraham Maslow

    #Guilt #May #Be True To Yourself

  • All really frank people are amusing, and would remain so if they could remember that other people may sometimes want to be frank and amusing too.
    -- Ada Leverson

    #Talking #People #May

  • No matter what an architect may be at home, he becomes a monumentalist when he comes to Washington.
    -- Ada Louise Huxtable

    #Home #May #Matter

  • I never am really satisfied that I understand anything; because, understand it well as I may, my comprehension can only be an infinitesimal fraction of all I want to understand about the many connections and relations which occur to me, how the matter in question was first thought of or arrived at, etc., etc.
    -- Ada Lovelace

    #Connections #May #Want

  • It may be a coincidence, but from the minute I took anti-depressants, I didn't pick up a guitar or a pen for seven years.
    -- Adam Ant

    #Guitar #Years #May

  • Man may be considered as having a twofold origin - natural, which is common and the same to all - patronymic, which belongs to the various families of which the whole human race is composed.
    -- Adam Clarke

    #Men #Race #May

  • I love Billy Joel. I cry sometimes when I hear The Stranger. You May Be Right may be one of the greatest songs ever written.
    -- Adam Pally

    #Song #May #Sometimes

  • Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.
    -- Adam Smith

    #May #Purpose #Sole

  • My general plan is good, though in the detail there may be faults.
    -- Adam Weishaupt

    #Details #May #Faults

  • I do not ask, O Lord, that life may be a pleasant road.
    -- Adelaide Anne Procter

    #May #Lord #Pleasant

  • No star is lost once we have seen, We always may be what we might have been.
    -- Adelaide Anne Procter

    #Stars #Motivation #May

  • Your birth may be common, But death must be history.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #May #Common #Birth

  • As soon as one point is removed from the sphere of dogmatic certainty, the discussion may not simply result in a new and better formulation, but may easily lead to endless debates and general confusion.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Media #Confusion #May

  • The whole world may begin to burn, but the National Socialist State and Idea will emerge from the conflagration like platinum.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Ideas #World #May

  • It may be that today gold has become the exclusive ruler of life, but the time will come when man will again bow down before a higher god.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Men #Gold #May

  • I may be a nut, but I'm fastened to a good bolt, the Lord Jesus Christ.
    -- Adrian Rogers

    #Jesus #Nuts #May

  • The process of finding the truth may not be a process by which we feel increasingly better and better. It may be a process by which we look at things honestly, sincerely, truthfully, and that may or may not be an easy thing to do.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Looks #May #Easy

  • Grace is something that comes to us when we somehow find ourselves completely available, when we become openhearted and open-minded, and are willing to entertain the possibility that we may not know what we think we know.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Thinking #Grace #May

  • The mind may accept or deny that you are awareness, but either way it can’t really understand. It cannot comprehend. Thought cannot comprehend what is beyond thought.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Mind #May #Way

  • From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.
    -- Aeschylus

    #Inspirational #May #Trunks

  • Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool
    -- Aesop

    #Silly #Clothes #May

  • He that is hard to please, may get nothing in the end.
    -- Aesop

    #Gratitude #May #Ends

  • Little friends may prove great friends.
    -- Aesop

    #May #Littles #Great Friend

  • Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
    -- Aesop

    #Life #May #Forgotten

  • It is not on the ruin of liberty that we may (in the future... - "pourra", Fr.) build justice.
    -- African Spir

    #Justice #Liberty #May

  • If I like a person, I like them. I may like the art and not like the person.
    -- Agnes Denes

    #Art #May #Persons

  • Any material may be used but the theme is the same and the response is the same for all artwork... we all have the same concern, but the artist must know exactly what the experience is. He must pursue the truth relentlessly
    -- Agnes Martin

    #Artist #May #Used

  • The tourist may complain of other tourists, but he would be lost without them.
    -- Agnes Repplier

    #Memorable #Would Be #May

  • History is, and has always been trameled by facts. It may ignore some and deny others; but it cannot accommodate itself unreservedly to theories; it cannot be stripped of things evidenced in favor of things surmised.
    -- Agnes Repplier

    #History #Favors #May

  • Science may carry us to Mars, but it will leave the earth peopled as ever by the inept.
    -- Agnes Repplier

    #Mars #Earth #May

  • We may fail of our happiness, strive we ever so bravely; but we are less likely to fail if we measure with judgement our chances and our capabilities.
    -- Agnes Repplier

    #Failure #Judgement #May

  • I have no objection to a man being a man, however masculine that may be.
    -- Agnes Smedley

    #Men #May #Masculine

  • But I see no reason why a woman should not grow and develop in all those outlets which are suited to her nature, it matters not at all what they may be.
    -- Agnes Smedley

    #Matter #May #Reason

  • I may have aimed too high sometimes, asked too much of myself and demanded too little from those around me.
    -- Agnetha Faltskog

    #May #Littles #Too Much

  • Let us all agree to die a little, or even completely so that African unity may not be a vain word
    -- Ahmed Ben Bella

    #Unity #May #Littles

  • May God deliver us from the easygoing, smooth, comfortable Christianity that never lets the truth get hold of us.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #May #Christianity #Smooth

  • Belief in oneself is incredibly infectious. It generates momentum, the collective force of which far outweighs any kernel of self-doubt that may creep in.
    -- Aimee Mullins

    #Self #Doubt #May

  • May your hands be an extension of your heart and may you do the work of love with them.
    -- Aja Monet

    #Heart #Hands #May

  • In the United States businessmen often do not trust their colleagues. If you trust your colleague today, he may be your competitor tomorrow, because people frequently move from one company to another.
    -- Akio Morita

    #Moving #People #May

  • I like unformed characters. This may be because, no matter how old I get, I am still unformed myself.
    -- Akira Kurosawa

    #Character #May #Matter

  • Too much FANTASY loses REALITY, too much HOPE may seem somehow EMPTY.
    -- Akira Toriyama

    #Reality #May #Too Much

  • Twentieth-century art may start with nothing, but it flourishes by virtue of its belief in itself, in the possibility of control over what seems essentially uncontrollable, in the coherence of the inchoate, and in its ability to create its own values.
    -- Al Alvarez

    #Art #May #Coherence

  • I think I may have a future as a disembodied head.
    -- Al Gore

    #Thinking #May

  • That's the way to live - around people who care. It may be a tough ride, but something is going to come out of it.
    -- Al Pacino

    #People #Who Cares #May

  • It will remain remarkable, in whatever way our future concepts may develop, that the very study of the external world led to the scientific conclusion that the content of the consciousness is the ultimate universal reality
    -- Alain Aspect

    #Reality #World #May

  • Do you love me enough that I may be weak with you? Everyone loves strength, but do you love me for my weakness? That is the real test.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Real #Weakness #May

  • Every time we feel satisfied with what we have, we can be counted as rich, however little we may actually possess.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #May #Littles #Rich

  • Wealth is not an absolute. It is relative to desire. Every time we yearn for something we cannot afford, we grow poorer, whatever our resources. And every time we feel satisfied with what we have, we can be counted as rich, however little we may actually possess.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Desire #May #Littles

  • The true nature of bureaucracy may be nowhere more obvious to the observer than in a developing country, for only there will it still be made manifest by the full complement of documents, files, veneered desks and cabinets - which convey the strict and inverse relationship between productivity and paperwork.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Country #May #Developing Countries

  • It may be said that his wit shines at the expense of his memory.
    -- Alain-Rene Lesage

    #Memories #Shining #May

  • If there is no passion in your life, then have you really lived? Find your passion, whatever it may be. Become it, and let it become you and you will find great things happen FOR you, TO you and BECAUSE of you.
    -- Alan Armstrong

    #Passion #Greatness #May

  • We may not know who is craft beer but we sure as hell will know what is craft beer by who isn't.
    -- Alan Arnett McLeod

    #Beer #Crafts #May

  • It's subjunctive history. You know, the subjunctive? The mood used when something may or may not have happened. When it is imagined.
    -- Alan Bennett

    #May #Mood #Used

  • Only the ego resists egos. The spirit may notice egos, but sees beyond them and does not engage with them.
    -- Alan Cohen

    #Ego #Doe #May

  • Work may be your dominant thought, and joy an afterthought. But joy is your true purpose, and work the afterthought.
    -- Alan Cohen

    #Joy #Purpose #May

  • Optimism may sometimes be delusional, but pessimism is always delusional.
    -- Alan Cohen

    #Leadership #Optimism #May

  • Beer is sacred business, a mood-altering food substance that may have preserved the human species. To drink beer is to be human.
    -- Alan D. Eames

    #Beer #Substance #May

  • Developing protectionism regarding trade and our reluctance to place fiscal policy on a more sustainable path are threatening what may well be our most valued policy asset: the increased flexibility of our economy, which has fostered our extraordinary resilience to shocks.
    -- Alan Greenspan

    #Resilience #Fiscal Policy #May

  • While local economies may experience significant price imbalances, a national severe price distortion seems most unlikely in the United States, given its size and diversity.
    -- Alan Greenspan

    #Diversity #United States #May

  • The recent developments in cosmology strongly suggest that the universe may be the ultimate free lunch.
    -- Alan Guth

    #Lunch #Development #May

  • Rumors of coal's demise may have been greatly exaggerated.
    -- Alan Johnson

    #Rumor #Demise #May

  • We stand on no high moral plateau in our time. We are, in fact, plumbing depths of depravity unknown to our ancestors--and whatever may have been the evil in which they engaged, at least they were willing to acknowledge the principle by which their evil was condemned. We have even turned our back on the principle.
    -- Alan Keyes

    #Evil #May #Facts

  • But sorrow is better than fear. For fear impoverishes always, while sorrow may enrich.
    -- Alan Paton

    #Sorrow #May

  • For every discouragement has been allowed to come to us in order that through it we may be cast in utter helplessness at the Saviour's feet.
    -- Alan Redpath

    #Order #Feet #May

  • You may not have any extra talent, but maybe you are just paying more attention to what you are doing.
    -- Alan Shepard

    #Attention #May #Talent

  • Mathematical reasoning may be regarded...
    -- Alan Turing

    #May #Mathematics #Mathematical

  • The idea behind digital computers may be explained by saying that these machines are intended to carry out any operations which could be done by a human computer.
    -- Alan Turing

    #Ideas #Done #May

  • One is a great deal less anxious if one feels perfectly free to be anxious, and the same may be said of guilt.
    -- Alan Watts

    #Guilt #Mindfulness #May

  • Although profoundly "inconsequential," the Zen experience has consequences in the sense that it may be applied in any direction, to any conceivable human activity, and that wherever it is so applied it lends an unmistakable quality to the work.
    -- Alan Watts

    #Work #Quality #May

  • I may not have been sure about what really did interest me, but I was absolutely sure about what didn't.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Life #May #Interest