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  • If the greatest god is the stillness all the motions add up to, then we must ineluctably be included.
    -- A. R. Ammons

    #Add #Stillness

  • An odd phrase, "by heart," he would add, as though poems were stored in the bloodstream.
    -- A. S. Byatt

    #Heart #Add #Phrases

  • When valuing a startup, add $500k for every engineer, and subtract $250k for every MBA.
    -- Aaron Patzer

    #Mba #Add

  • Love shouldn't make our choices for us; it should just add importance to our choices.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Love #Choices #Add

  • Yoga adds years to your life and life to your years.
    -- Alan Finger

    #Yoga #Years #Add

  • It is not permissible to add to one's possesions if these things can only be done at the cost of other men. Such development has only one true name, and that is exploitation.
    -- Alan Paton

    #Men #Names #Add

  • I'm not able to go in with an act that I use month to month year to year all the time. It's constantly evolving and changing and that keeps me on my toes but certainly adds to the challenge.
    -- Alan Thicke

    #Years #Challenges #Add

  • If education really educates, there will, in time, be more and more citizens who understand that relics of the old West add meaning and value to the new. Youth yet unborn will pole up the Missouri with Lewis and Clark, or climb the Sierras with James Capen Adams, and each generation in turn will ask: Where is the big white bear? It will be a sorry answer to say he went under while conservationists weren't looking.
    -- Aldo Leopold

    #Sorry #White #Add

  • Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.
    -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    #Funny #Truth #Add

  • To add to truth distracts from it,
    -- Alex Toth


  • I'm already a tiny person, so now I'm trying to go to the gym to add muscle. I need it!
    -- Alexa Vega

    #Trying #Tiny #Add

  • Oft in dreams invention we bestow to change a flounce or add a furbelow.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Dream #Add #Invention

  • All partisan movements add to the fullness of our understanding of society as a whole. They never detract; or, in any case, one must not allow them to do so. Experience adds to experience.
    -- Alice Walker

    #Understanding #Add #Movement

  • Women add zest to the unlicensed hours.
    -- Allen Thomas

    #Women #Zest #Add

  • A meringue is really nothing but a foam. And what is a foam after all, but a big collection of bubbles? And what's a bubble? It's basically a very flimsy little latticework of proteins draped with water. We add sugar to this structure, which strengthens it. But things can, and do, go wrong.
    -- Alton Brown

    #Water #Foam #Add

  • PARDON, v. To remit a penalty and restore to the life of crime. To add to the lure of crime the temptation of ingratitude.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Life #Temptation #Add

  • The game of discontent has its rules, and he who disregards them cheats. It is not permitted to you to wish to add another's advantages or possessions to your own; you are permitted only to wish to be another.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Games #Wish #Add

  • As a reporter you tend to seek coherence from your subject or your source - it all needs to add up and make sense. In truth, in reality, there's often a great deal of murkiness and muddiness, confusion and contradiction.
    -- Amy Waldman

    #Reality #Confusion #Add

  • Employers need to recognize that the world has changed and there are people who would like to help them provide solution in ways that are new, modern and that add value to companies.
    -- Andy Stern

    #Idaho #People #Add

  • Make bold choices and make mistakes. It's all those things that add up to the person you become.
    -- Angelina Jolie

    #Mistake #Choices #Add

  • There's nothing quite like a real . . . train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute
    -- Anita Diament

    #Real #Color #Add

  • There is a way to live the big of giving thanks in all things. It is this: to give thanks in this one small thing. The moments will add up.
    -- Ann Voskamp

    #Life #Giving #Add

  • The whole of the life -- even the hard -- is made up of the minute parts, and if I miss the infinitesimals, I miss the whole. These are new language lessons, and I live them out. There is a way to live the big of giving thanks in all things. It is this: to give thanks in this one small thing. The moments will add up.
    -- Ann Voskamp

    #Thanksgiving #Missing #Add

  • Your health is what you make of it. Everything you do and think either adds to the vitality, energy and spirit you possess or takes away from it.
    -- Ann Wigmore

    #Thinking #Vitality #Add

  • Temperance adds zest to pleasure.
    -- Anne-Therese de Marguenat de Courcelles

    #Zest #Add #Pleasure

  • Perfection is not when there is no more to add, but no more to take away.
    -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    #Perfection #Add

  • Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.
    -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    #Perfection #Add #Body

  • It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.
    -- Antoine Rivarol

    #Fog #Enchantment #Add

  • The absence of vices adds so little to the sum of one's virtues.
    -- Antonio Machado

    #Vices #Add #Littles

  • [the virtues] cannot exist without Prudence. A proof of this is that everyone, even at the present day, in defining Virtue, after saying what disposition it is [i.e. moral virtue] and specifying the things with which it is concerned, adds that it is a disposition determined by the right principle; and the right principle is the principle determined by Prudence.
    -- Aristotle

    #Defining #Principles #Add

  • Millions do not always add up to what a man needs out of life.
    -- Aristotle Onassis

    #Men #Add #Needs

  • Never upstage a man. Don't top his joke, even if you have to bite your tongue to keep from doing it. Never launch loudly into your own opinions on a subject - whether it's petunias or politics. Instead, draw out his ideas to which you can gracefully add your footnotes from time to time.
    -- Arlene Dahl

    #Men #Ideas #Add

  • Observation and theory get on best when they are mixed together, both helping one another in the pursuit of truth. It is a good rule not to put overmuch confidence in a theory until it has been confirmed by observation. I hope I shall not shock the experimental physicists too much if I add that it is also a good rule not to put overmuch confidence in the observational results that are put forward until they have been confirmed by theory.
    -- Arthur Eddington

    #Science #Together #Add

  • If you add something to a painting, never let it be for aesthetic reasons. Only let it be for reasons of expression.
    -- Asger Jorn

    #Expression #Add #Painting

  • Mascara is my daily essential. I pile it on top and bottom lashes during the day. If I'm going out, I'll add the individual Eylure lashes at the outer corners for more drama.
    -- Ashley Madekwe

    #Drama #Essentials #Add

  • Every thought, every word, and every action that adds to the positive and the wholesome is a contribution to peace. Each and every one of us is capable of making such a contribution.
    -- Aung San Suu Kyi

    #Add #Action #Contribution

  • Canada is like several puzzles that we are all working on at the same time. Everyone has a part to add, but no one has seen the whole picture yet.
    -- B. W. Powe

    #Add #Canada #Puzzles

  • Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
    -- Baltasar Gracian

    #Add #Littles #Said

  • Every generation reinvents the wheel - and in the process it often adds to rather than subtracts from a woman's burdens.
    -- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

    #Wheels #Add #Generations

  • What makes the production of my work so expensive? The whole installation thing - the construction, the objects, the technology. It really adds up.
    -- Barbara Kruger

    #Technology #Artist #Add

  • I know that some girls look up to me for certain things, like dyslexia, and that way I know that they like me for me, so it adds no pressure.
    -- Bella Thorne

    #Girl #Add #Looks

  • In science there is a dictum: don't add an experiment to an experiment. Don't make things unnecessarily complicated. In writing fiction, the more fantastic the tale, the plainer the prose should be. Don't ask your readers to admire your words when you want them to believe your story.
    -- Ben Bova

    #Believe #Writing #Add

  • So many dancers rely on some sort of magic happening on the stage. They never, for various reasons, work full out in rehearsal. That's very uncreative. They don't discover the kinds of things that add up to a remarkable performance.
    -- Benjamin Harkarvy

    #Dance #Magic #Add

  • The Pigtronix Envelope Phaser pedal is a definite 'must have' for your Funk recipe adds definite Funkaliciousness to your WOO stew.
    -- Bernie Worrell

    #Add #Recipes #Envelopes

  • The music comes first. When Geoff has made something the inspiration comes automatically. His music is very expressive. But still is is a very difficult process: I have to add something to his music, not push it away. It has to be equal, and I find that very difficult.
    -- Beth Gibbons

    #Inspiration #Add #Firsts

  • An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice, stops it from getting boring... I ought to know.
    -- Bette Davis

    #Funny Marriage #Add #Spices

  • Being in the Midwest, you get the best of all worlds and add your own flavor to it.
    -- Big Sean

    #Add #Midwest #Flavor

  • Well, stealing bases adds some runs but very few, and you lose most of the runs that you gain by having runners caught stealing.
    -- Bill James

    #Running #Gains #Add

  • Simplicate and add more lightness.
    -- Bill Stout


  • A buddy will keep you honest and add a dimension of fun to your workout.
    -- Bill Toomey

    #Workout #Fun #Add

  • All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.
    -- Bob Dylan

    #Truth #Lying #Add

  • When the deeds that you do don't add up to zero.
    -- Bob Dylan

    #Zero #Expression #Add

  • A credit card sometimes adds to the high cost of living but more often to the cost of high living.
    -- Bob Phillips

    #Add #Cards #Cost

  • The opposite of Taking A Risk is of course Playing It Safe. You must admit though, Playing It Safe is a pretty dull way to live. On a score of one to ten as a Risk Taker where do you stand? Add a little spice to your life today and take a risk.
    -- Bob Proctor

    #Opposites #Risk #Add

  • I add status to any tournament I attend.
    -- Bobby Fischer

    #Add #Chess

  • I'd have no trouble being the barbecue kingpin of America. I'd just add it to all the other things I am: jazz musician, carpenter, architect, engineer and revolutionary.
    -- Bobby Seale

    #America #Musician #Add

  • The camera adds a certain sheen to things. Something about being frozen in time really makes things sparkle.
    -- Brandon Stanton

    #Photography #Cameras #Add

  • When we do not reject our suffering, or add anything to it, pain is simply pain. It is what we add to our pain that turns it into suffering.
    -- Brenda Shoshanna

    #Pain #Suffering #Add

  • Whatever story you're telling, it will be more interesting if, at the end you add, "and then everything burst into flames.
    -- Brian P. Cleary

    #Flames #Interesting #Add

  • If the markets had behaved badly, that would obviously add to people's sense of alarm... but there has been a lot of reassurance coming, particularly in the way the Brits handled all this. There seems to be no great fear that something like that is going to happen here.
    -- Brit Hume

    #People #Alarms #Add

  • Because of styles people are separated. Research your own experience, absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is essentially your own.
    -- Bruce Lee

    #People #Style #Add

  • Absorb what is useful, Discard what is not, Add what is uniquely your own.
    -- Bruce Lee

    #Inspirational #Motivational #Add

  • The ability to read becomes devalued when what one has learned to read adds nothing of importance to one's life.
    -- Bruno Bettelheim

    #Add #Importance #Ability

  • Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it.
    -- C. S. Lewis

    #Reality #Doe #Add

  • She already had a headache-she didn't want to add 'get tortured' to today's to-do list.
    -- C.C. Hunter

    #Add #Want #Today

  • Cover the canvas at the first go, then work at it until you see nothing more to add.
    -- Camille Pissarro

    #Add #Firsts #Canvas

  • Cover the canvas at the first go, and then work on till you see nothing more to add ... Don't proceed according to rules and principles, but paint what you observe and feel. Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.
    -- Camille Pissarro

    #First Impression #Principles #Add

  • I am astonished, disappointed, pleased with myself. I am distressed, depressed, rapturous. I am all these things at once and cannot add up the sum.
    -- Carl Jung

    #Add #Disappointed

  • Money doesn't buy elegance. You can take an inexpensive sheath, add a pretty scarf, gray shoes, and a wonderful bag, and it will always be elegant.
    -- Carolina Herrera

    #Shoes #Add #Bags

  • It takes 500 small details to add up to one favorable impression.
    -- Cary Grant

    #Details #Add #Impression

  • I have musical ADD, so I like to switch things up.
    -- Casey Abrams

    #Musical #Add

  • I add a lot of citrus to my food and I think that flavors it. And, to me, that what makes it healthier, lower in fat, lower in calories. It adds lots of flavor. Spices, of course. But citrus is definitely kind of my go-to to season and really to really make those flavors, make that food come alive.
    -- Cat Cora

    #Thinking #Add #Spices

  • I could add her to the long list of people I didn't understand.
    -- Charlaine Harris

    #Long #People #Add

  • Remember that accumulated knowledge, like accumulated capital, increases at compound interest: but it differs from the accumulation of capital in this; that the increase of knowledge produces a more rapid rate of progress, whilst the accumulation of capital leads to a lower rate of interest. Capital thus checks its own accumulation: knowledge thus accelerates its own advance. Each generation, therefore, to deserve comparison with its predecessor, is bound to add much more largely to the common stock than that which it immediately succeeds.
    -- Charles Babbage

    #Knowledge #Progress #Add

  • The first steps in the path of discovery, and the first approximate measures, are those which add most to the existing knowledge of mankind.
    -- Charles Babbage

    #Discovery #Add #Path

  • Justice to my readers compels me to admit that I write because I have nothing to do; justice to myself induces me to add that I will cease to write the moment I have nothing to say.
    -- Charles Caleb Colton

    #Writing #Justice #Add

  • You can't have community as an add-on to a monetized life. You have to actually need each other.
    -- Charles Eisenstein

    #Community #Add #Needs

  • To be thankful for what we grasp exceeding our proportion is to add hypocrisy to injustice.
    -- Charles Lamb

    #Hypocrisy #Being Thankful #Add

  • Such days of autumnal decline hold a strange mystery which adds to the gravity of all our moods.
    -- Charles Nodier

    #Fall #Add #Strange

  • Never try to be a thought leader. There's no value in that. Instead, try to add value.
    -- Chris Brogan

    #Leader #Trying #Add

  • I feel like any experience you can have which adds to your repertoire of things you've done and can add to your character - I'm willing to try.
    -- Christa B. Allen

    #Character #Trying #Add

  • Dignity of position adds to dignity of character, as well as to dignity of carriage. Give us a proud position, and we are impelled to act up to it.
    -- Christian Nestell Bovee

    #Character #Giving #Add

  • As you become acquainted with a character you are creating, you add parts of yourself that are pertinent to that character.
    -- Chuck Jones

    #Character #Creating #Add

  • Experience teaches you that the man who looks you straight in the eye, particularly if he adds a firm handshake, is hiding something.
    -- Clifton Fadiman

    #Eye #Men #Add

  • If you're sad, add more lipstick and attack.
    -- Coco Chanel

    #Add #Lipstick

  • Sad times May follow your tracks, Bad times May bar you from Saks, Add times When Satan in slacks Breaks down your self control...
    -- Cole Porter

    #Self #Track #Add

  • Simplify, then add lightness.
    -- Colin Chapman

    #Life #Simple #Add

  • Simplify and add lightness
    -- Colin Chapman

    #Racing #Add #Simplify

  • The truth is... everything counts. Everything. Everything we do and everything we say. Everything helps or hurts; everything adds to or takes away from someone else.
    -- Countee Cullen

    #Hurt #Add #Helping

  • I dont know how to add things to my own wikipedia page.
    -- Craig Ferguson

    #Wikipedia #Add #Pages

  • Smile sometimes: it won’t add years to your life, but it will add life to your years.
    -- Craig Stone

    #Years #Add #Sometimes

  • Bridget adds, "Did Anyone bring a weapon?" "Confiscated," Zach admits for both of us. Vesper holds up her metal fingernail file. "They didn't take this." We're dealing with the forces of evil," I point out. "Not the TSA.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Tsa #Evil #Add

  • If you take the best of Wayne Dyer and add it to the best of Anthony Robbins, what you would have would only be half as good as Steve Chandler.
    -- Dale Dauten

    #Add #Half #Wayne

  • Having a purpose and knowing exactly what your values are will add additional years to your life.
    -- Dan Buettner

    #Years #Knowing #Add

  • Add it all up, and some prominent Obama supporters are now saying that it paints a picture of an opposition driven, in part, by a refusal to accept a black President.
    -- Dan Harris

    #Black #President #Add

  • Research your own experience. Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
    -- Dan Inosanto

    #Add #Research #Useless

  • Add one little bit on the end... Think of 'potato,' how's it spelled? You're right phonetically, but what else...? There ya go...alright!
    -- Dan Quayle

    #Thinking #Add #Politics

  • Pro-Tip: Ask for one clear action per panel. Don't ask your artist to do two, three, or more things in a shot. You want those? Add more panels.
    -- Dan Slott

    #Artist #Two #Add

  • You look at women like Lena Dunham, you look at how women are kind of crafting their own space on the screen. I want to add to that.
    -- Danai Gurira

    #Space #Add #Looks

  • And I add this part here, to hint to whoever shall read it, that whenever they come to a true Sense of things, they will find Deliverance from Sin a much greater Blessing than Deliverance from Affliction.
    -- Daniel Defoe

    #Blessing #Add #Hints