Messages quotes

  • Don’t read success stories, you will only get a message. Read failure stories, you will get some ideas to get success.
    -- Abdul Kalam

    #Ideas #Stories #Messages

  • Man is a messenger who forgot the message.
    -- Abraham Joshua Heschel

    #Men #Messengers #Messages

  • Oh, that [his Thanksgiving Message] is some of Seward's nonsense, and it pleases the fools.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Atheism #Fool #Messages

  • The evidence that things are changing fast can be seen in the dramatic increase in the influence of blogging. We should be collecting emails as we used to collect telephone numbers and using them to better communicate our message to key voters.
    -- Adam Rickitt

    #Numbers #Keys #Messages

  • The unsaid message of that endless rack of juniors' pushup bras? No matter what size you are, it still isn't good enough.
    -- Adora Svitak

    #Juniors #Matter #Messages

  • I knew if I ate anything of hers again, it would lkely tell me the same message: help me, I am not happy, help me -- like a message in a bottle sent in each meal to the eater, and I got it. I got the message.
    -- Aimee Bender

    #Messages #Meals #Bottles

  • To sing the ballad with a knowingness about what you are talking about. If it's somebody else's lyric, and the message is a little unusual for you, it requires that you learn that new message.
    -- Al Jarreau

    #Talking #Littles #Messages

  • To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all.
    -- Aleister Crowley

    #Book #Messages #Should

  • It's funny how the littlest things can make you feel larger than life; the right lyric, the most heartfelt melody, the clearest message. Love.
    -- Alex Gaskarth

    #Heartfelt #Larger Than Life #Messages

  • Any 'transmitting' device or applied technical method, which gets in the way of the 'transmission'/message/story, etc., is a negative element, garbling that which ought to be clear and instantly understood, and ought to be simply-stated with economy!
    -- Alex Toth

    #Messages #Etc #Negative

  • Every evil screams only one message: 'I am good.'
    -- Alexander Schmemann

    #Christian #Evil #Messages

  • Take your message of equality of achievement, take your message of economic dependency, take your message of enslaving the entrepreneurial will and spirit of the American people somewhere else.
    -- Allen West

    #People #Achievement #Messages

  • Art exists only to communicate a spiritual message
    -- Alphonse Mucha

    #Spiritual #Art #Messages

  • I have, despite all disillusionment, never, never allowed myself to feel like giving up. This is my message today; it is not worthy of a human being to give up.
    -- Alva Myrdal

    #Giving Up #Today #Messages

  • A good message will always find a messenger.
    -- Amelia Barr

    #Messengers #Messages

  • Your thoughts are your message to the world. Just as the rays are the messages of the Sun.
    -- Amit Ray

    #Rays #World #Messages

  • The American people ask, and legitimately so, why should we carry the heavy burden to ensure international peace and stability. You also profit from it, so you should also take your share in the burden. That's Secretary Gates's message. I share that message.
    -- Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    #People #Messages #Burden

  • Whoever insults the message of Mohammed is going to be subject to capital punishment.
    -- Anjem Choudary

    #Punishment #Messages #Insult

  • After all, things are what they are. A message is a message, plates are plates, men are men, and life is life.
    -- Anna Karina

    #Men #Messages #Life Is

  • What gets posted online is not short term, and is open for easy misinterpretation. Messages and pictures spread faster through the Internet than they ever could by word of mouth.
    -- Anna Maria Chavez

    #Mouths #Messages #Internet

  • I like shows or films or books that have messages but don't beat people over the head with them.
    -- Anna Paquin

    #Book #People #Messages

  • So a moral position is not a message. A moral position is a passionate caring inside you.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Caring #Passionate #Messages

  • I'm interested in humor, and greeting cards just happen to be a perfect medium for my message. They're accessible to everyone, and thanks to all the advances that have been made by environmentally conscientious printers, I can get my message across while keeping my carbon footprint relatively small.
    -- Anne Taintor

    #Perfect #Messages #Cards

  • I'm not a Christian, but I think the Christian message is a good one.
    -- Annie Lennox

    #Christian #Thinking #Messages

  • I don't accept at all the quite popular argument that the press is responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. The monarchy's responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. To blame the press is the old thing of blaming the messenger for the message.
    -- Anthony Holden

    #Old Things #Messengers #Messages

  • In every crowd are certain persons who seem just like the rest, yet they bear amazing messages.
    -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    #Crowds #Messages #Bears

  • I do not make movies to send any message, but my treatment makes my viewers think on the subject.
    -- Anurag Kashyap

    #Thinking #Messages #Treatment

  • We save paradise by an intense education program where you get people that you can trust to talk sanely about the environment and hope that the message will get through.
    -- Arthur Boyd

    #People #Paradise #Messages

  • You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
    -- Arthur L. Williams, Jr.

    #Positive #Giving #Messages

  • In teaching it is the method and not the content that is the message.
    -- Ashley Montagu

    #Education #Teaching #Messages

  • I think a film is a failure if it doesn't have an emotional effect. That's the film's failure. Not if it doesn't deliver a message, but if it doesn't have emotional effect or visceral effect.
    -- Aunjanue Ellis

    #Emotional #Thinking #Messages

  • I have received hostile voice mail messages and e-mails. They are often anonymous, I'm sad to say, as anonymous messages are delivered only by very low forms of human life, in my opinion.
    -- Ben Brantley

    #Voice #Mail #Messages

  • The message has to be sent that if you commit a crime there has to be punishment.
    -- Benigno Aquino III

    #Punishment #Messages #Crime

  • I don't film messages. I let the post office take care of those.
    -- Bernardo Bertolucci

    #Office #Care #Messages

  • A movie I must have seen 10 times is 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull.' It's an old movie, but still such a beautiful message. If I had only one film I could take on my computer on a desert island, I would take 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull.'
    -- Bertrand Piccard

    #Beautiful #Islands #Messages

  • A message prepared in the mind reaches a mind; a message prepared in a life reaches a life.
    -- Bill Gothard

    #Mind #Messages #Prepared

  • There are a lot of messages that need to be sent to the criminal who is out there dealing in this on the streets of the United States. We need to send the message of swiftness and certain punishment.
    -- Bill McCollum

    #Punishment #Messages #Criminals

  • It's more and more difficult to get through to your audience with all of the clutter. This is a great way for Ace to get [its] message out.
    -- Bill Rancic

    #Way #Messages #Aces

  • I really try to say things as they basically are and it so happens that it is a good message that things are getting better, but there are still problems.
    -- Bjorn Lomborg

    #Get Better #Trying #Messages

  • I love to deer hunt and fish and drive down the back roads in my truck. All those things basically equal freedom to me - and not having to return that message or call from my record company or management. At some point, I need to recharge.
    -- Blake Shelton

    #Deer #Messages #Return

  • You're looking like a woman now, you're mind hasn't gotten the message somehow.
    -- Bobby Vee

    #Friendship #Mind #Messages

  • Gospel artists are messengers; they are vessels of a message.
    -- Boris Kodjoe

    #Artist #Messengers #Messages

  • Message? What the hell do you think I am, a bloody postman?
    -- Brendan Behan

    #Clever #Thinking #Messages

  • When I wrote a song, it would have to be from something I was really excited about, or a melody that's been haunting me for weeks, or a message I wanted to convey lyrically. So it would have to start from something I felt very strongly about.
    -- Brendon Urie

    #Song #Haunting #Messages

  • Jim Rohn is outstanding! He is among the most polished, professional speakers in America, with a message everyone should hear.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #America #Messages #Should

  • Take complete control over the messages you allow into your conscious mind.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #Mind #Messages #Conscious

  • I am honored to be a part of that film. It has a really important message, embracing one's individuality. It was the most universal film I've ever read.
    -- Brittany Murphy

    #Individuality #Important #Messages

  • But I think that your entire life is a process of sorting out some of those early messages that you got.
    -- Bruce Springsteen

    #Thinking #Messages #Life Is

  • This is exactly the message that fairy tales get across to the child in manifold form: that a struggle against severe difficulties in life is unavoidable, is an intrinsic part of human existence -- but that if one does not shy away, but steadfastly meets unexpected and often unjust hardships, one masters all obstacles and at the end emerges victorious.
    -- Bruno Bettelheim

    #Children #Struggle #Messages

  • Compare sending someone a text message and getting a love letter delivered by carrier pigeon. No contest.
    -- Bryan Callen

    #Letters #Pigeons #Messages

  • She had studied the universe all her life, but had overlooked its clearest message: For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
    -- Carl Sagan

    #Vastness #Messages #Bearable

  • But otherwise, music is about a beat and a message.
    -- Casey Kasem

    #Messages #Beats #Music Is

  • If the beat gets to the audience, and the message touches them, you've got a hit.
    -- Casey Kasem

    #Messages #Beats #Audience

  • Songs used to be short, then they became longer, and now theyre getting shorter. But otherwise, music is about a beat and a message. If the beat gets to the audience, and the message touches them, youve got a hit.
    -- Casey Kasem

    #Song #Messages #Used

  • The very first lesson that I learnt from the Qur'an was the message of unity and peace.
    -- Cat Stevens

    #Unity #Lessons #Messages

  • Because the majority of my readers are women, I feel that one public service I can provide to them is to spread the message of regular mammograms and early detection within the strip.
    -- Cathy Guisewite

    #Majority #Mammograms #Messages

  • My message is simple: take control of your life
    -- Charles Barkley

    #Simple #Messages

  • From Genesis to Revelation, here's the central message: God Almighty, the Lord Jesus Christ, the Spirit of God, the Triune God is in control of all things, period.
    -- Charles Stanley

    #Christian #Jesus #Messages

  • My message going forward is that I want to remind everyone in the aviation industry - especially those who manage aviation companies and those who regulate aviation - that we owe it to our passengers to keep learning how to do it better.
    -- Chesley Sullenberger

    #Messages #Want #Aviation

  • Make it new is the message not just of modern art but of modern consumerism, of which modern art is largely a mirror image.
    -- Christopher Lasch

    #Art #Mirrors #Messages

  • I spread the message of hope and of unity. That's what gets me up in the morning. I can tell you what is wrong, but I can't tell you how to fix it. I'm a raptivist, not a politician. I deal in hope.
    -- Chuck D

    #Morning #Unity #Messages

  • Films with a message just make me laugh.
    -- Claude Chabrol

    #Laughing #Messages #Film

  • The worst was relizing that I’d lost him for nothing because he’d been rght about all of it-- vampires, my parents, everything. He’d told me my parents lied. I yelled at him for it. He forgave me. He told me vampires were killers. I told him they weren’t, even after one stalked Raquel. He told me Charity was dangerous. I didn’t listen, and she killed Courtney. He told me vampires were treacherous, and did I get the message? Not until my illusions had been destroyed by my parents’ confession.
    -- Claudia Gray

    #Parent #Vampire #Messages

  • The message I'll that inclusion is extremely important for kids with and without disabilities.
    -- Clay Aiken

    #Kids #Important #Messages

  • Anyone can post messages to the net. Practically everyone does. The resulting cacophony drowns out serious discussion.
    -- Clifford Stoll

    #Doe #Cacophony #Messages

  • Don’t go searching for a subject, let your subject find you. You can’t rush inspiration. … Once your subject finds you, it’s like falling in love. It will be your constant companion. Shadowing you, peeping in your windows, calling you at all hours to leave messages like, Only you understand me.
    -- Colson Whitehead

    #Falling In Love #Inspiration #Messages

  • I'm a huge proponent of exchanges, student exchanges, cultural exchanges, university exchanges. We talk a lot about public diplomacy, .. It's extremely important that we get our message out, but it's also the case that we should not have a monologue with other people. It has to be a conversation, and you can't do that without exchanges and openness.
    -- Condoleezza Rice

    #People #Important #Messages

  • This is so weird. I saw the new John Kerry campaign commercial and he says, 'I'm John Kerry and I approve of this message - if I have one.'
    -- Craig Kilborn

    #Campaigns #Saws #Messages

  • We sometimes get all the information, but we refuse to get the message.
    -- Cullen Hightower

    #Information #Messages #Sometimes

  • Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across. If you get too serious, you could die of starch.
    -- Cyndi Lauper

    #Messages #Serious #Humour

  • Everything I've experienced, things that my friends have experienced and we talk about, things that are on the news - all aspects of life are in my message.
    -- Damian Marley

    #News #Messages #Aspects Of Life

  • We do, in former chairman Lee Atwater's words, offer the party as a big tent, and therefore that message has to be clear. How we do that within the platform, the preamble to the platform or whatnot, that remains to be seen. But that message will have to be articulated with great clarity.
    -- Dan Quayle

    #Party #Tents #Messages

  • The message was that .. fathers can go ahead and have children, but they don't have to raise the children.
    -- Dan Quayle

    #Children #Father #Messages

  • the truth is often a mixed message
    -- Dan Savage

    #Messages #Truth Is

  • I like films to have something inside, I don't mean a message, I mean something from the soul.
    -- Dario Argento

    #Mean #Soul #Messages

  • The Bible is not a book like any other. It makes a claim that God spoke and speaks through its message. It argues that as his creatures, we are accountable to him for what he has revealed. The trustworthiness of Scripture points to its authority as well. Scripture is far more than a history book, as good and trustworthy as that history is. It is a book that calls us to examine our lives and relationship to God. Beyond the fascinating history, it contains vital and life-transforming truths about God and us.
    -- Darrell Bock

    #Book #Scripture #Messages

  • If there really is a God who created the entire universe with all of its glories, and He decides to deliver a message to humanity, He will not use, as His messenger, a person on cable TV with a bad hairstyle.
    -- Dave Barry

    #Atheist #Humanity #Messages

  • I now extend to you the invitation to help transform the trickle into a flood….I exhort you to sweep the earth with messages filled with righteousness and truth—messages that are authentic, edifying, and praiseworthy—and literally to sweep the earth as with a flood.
    -- David A. Bednar

    #Earth #Messages #Helping

  • Sending a message on a mobile phone is not the most natural of ways to communicate. The keypad isn't linguistically sensible.
    -- David Crystal

    #Phones #Way #Messages

  • I am more willing to come out when I get my message from my commander.
    -- David Koresh

    #Messages #Willing

  • Sometimes when you hit send, you can imagine the message going straight into the person's heart. But other times, like this time, it feels like the words are merely falling into a well.
    -- David Levithan

    #Fall #Heart #Messages

  • We are settling for a Christianity that revolves around catering to ourselves when the central message of Christianity is actually about abandoning ourselves.
    -- David Platt

    #Messages #Christianity #Settling

  • Personalization is the automatic tailoring of sites and messages to the individuals viewing them, so that we can feel that somewhere there's a piece of software that loves us for who we are.
    -- David Weinberger

    #Pieces #Who We Are #Messages

  • I do not believe in meaningless coincidences. I believe every coincidence is a message, a clue about a particular facet of our lives that requires our attention.
    -- Deepak Chopra

    #Believe #Attention #Messages

  • Be aware of the high notes, of the blissful faces and their soft messages, and listen for the silent message of a highly decorated gift.
    -- Dejan Stojanovic

    #Faces #Messages #Silent

  • I knew that Steve Harvey had a good, solid message to share, and I wanted to use my knowledge and skills as a relationship author to help him bring his message to those who were willing to receive it.
    -- Denene Millner

    #Skills #Use #Messages

  • Ask yourself... If my body were a metaphor for my life, what would the message be?
    -- Denise Linn

    #Body #Messages #Metaphor

  • It was clear to me that if we allowed the Freedom Ride to stop at that point, just after so much violence had been inflicted, the message would have been sent that all you have to do to stop a nonviolent campaign is inflict massive violence,
    -- Diane Nash

    #Campaigns #Messages #Violence

  • If you can't write your message in a sentence, you can't say it in an hour.
    -- Dianna Daniels Booher

    #Change #Writing #Messages

  • There are messages in each general conference given as a gift and a blessing from heaven specifically for our personal life situations.
    -- Dieter F. Uchtdorf

    #Blessing #Heaven #Messages

  • The Bible's message is that you matter to God. Our response is that God should matter to us.
    -- Dillon Burroughs

    #Matter #Messages #Should

  • Only life suffered can transform a symphony from a collection of notes into a message of humanity.
    -- Dimitris Mitropoulos

    #Symphony #Humanity #Messages

  • We are what we have been told about ourselves. We are the sum of the messages we have received. The true messages. The false messages.
    -- Donald Barthelme


  • My message is - keep moving. If you do, you'll keep arthritis at bay.
    -- Donna Mills

    #Moving #Messages #Arthritis

  • Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books.
    -- Dr. Seuss

    #Book #Messages #Matter

  • I like to be direct." "Okay," I said. "But I warn you, I like to be evasive, inserutable and generally send mixed messages." "I doubt it." "Human interaction is not my strong point," I told him.
    -- E. Lockhart

    #Strong #Doubt #Messages

  • God let it be known that it is better to give than to receive, but a lot of people failed to get the message.
    -- Edmund Wattis Littlefield

    #People #Giving #Messages

  • Christianity is not a message which has to be believed, but an experience of faith that becomes a message.
    -- Edward Schillebeeckx

    #Faith #Messages #Christianity

  • It's always great to do a movie that you find is entertaining, but also can give some sort of political or social message.
    -- Edward Zwick

    #Giving #Political #Messages

  • We can be dramatic, even theatrical; we can be persuasive; but the message we are telling must be true.
    -- Edwin Land

    #Messages #Dramatic #Persuasive