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Breaking Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Breaking

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There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
- Khalil Gibran

There are six components of wellness:
proper weight and diet,
proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit,
control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

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Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor,
for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
- Jessamyn West

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

During Breaking The Waves, I was on my own in a hotel room.
I think I would have been impossible to live with.
When you go home, you have to pretend to be the person you are at home.
- Emily Watson

Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
- William Hazlitt

Deadlines are meant to be broken.
And I just keep breaking them.
- Sarah McLachlan

I met my wife by breaking two of my rules:
never date a girl seriously that you meet at a nightclub and never date a fan.
- Corey Feldman

The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint,
but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic
colours breaking through.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

I often wonder whether Negroes like myself who are
pretty well known help out at all in breaking down barriers.
- Nat King Cole

What we want is a lasting peace.
We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace.
- James F. Byrnes

My show was revolutionary, ground-breaking.
When I came on the scene, people were not doing a thing.
- Howard Stern

The stones tear like flesh, rather than breaking.
Although what happens is violent, it is a violence that is in stone.
A tear is more unnerving than a break.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

Most women's pictures are as boring and as formulaic as men's pictures.
In place of a car chase or a battle scene,
what you get is an extreme closeup of a woman breaking down.
- Frances McDormand

You can never rely on musicians.
I quit high school at one point to make a go of it
with this band and we kept breaking up.
So I went back to school.
- David James Elliott

To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence;
supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's
resistance without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
- W. H. Auden

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
- Anonymous

If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain.
- Emily Dickinson

Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful
of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude
of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older.
- John Dos Passos

Yet, in spite of this world-wide system of linkages,
there is, at this very moment, a general feeling that
communication is breaking down everywhere,
on an unparalleled scale.
- David Bohm

I mean, I was always interested in people like Lenny Bruce,
people who are breaking the old rules and making new ones.
- Faye Dunaway

When the railways of France, Germany and India were
breaking down through age,
it was the Americans who rebuilt them.
- Gordon Sinclair

The best ally you can have in breaking up a street fight is a grandmother.
- Joe Bob Briggs

All I wanted to do was ride skateboards -
I wanted to be a professional skateboarder.
But I had this problem.
I kept breaking half of my body skateboarding.
- Travis Barker

Some of the wives didn't keep up with the program.
It started breaking apart during the Apollo days.
- Wally Schirra

Nevertheless, the realization that breaking a pencil
point would have far less disastrous consequences played little or no role,
I believe, in this decision to explore theory!
- Rudolph A. Marcus

We often hear of people breaking down from overwork,
but in nine out of ten they are really suffering from worry or anxiety.
- John Lubbock

It was very much a cry for democratic control at that time.
Above all, breaking the accomplished power of a few
people to rule the lives of everybody else.
- Barbara Castle

If the breaking news story had to do with hard news,
politics specifically, I had a lot to do with it.
If it had to do with music, Kurt Loder was more involved.
- Tabitha Soren

Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
- John Dryden

Everything Sholom Aleichem talks about in his plays
and his short stories is about people,
family, man's relationship with his God,
the breaking down of tradition.
- Norman Jewison

Being the first woman speaker and breaking the marble
ceiling is pretty important.
Now it's time to move on.
- Nancy Pelosi

Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a
taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life.
It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male
right of access to women.
- Adrienne Rich

I was very depressed after breaking off my engagement
with Johnny ten years ago.
I was embarrassingly dramatic at the time,
but you have to remember I was only 19 years old.
- Winona Ryder

So what I was essentially doing was,
I compromised the confidentiality of their proprietary
software to advance my agenda of becoming the best
at breaking through the lock.
- Kevin Mitnick

I have opposed the Communist cold war line ever since,
both by public utterance and by private help to trade
unionists breaking free from the Communist influence.
- Earl Browder

Sobering up was responsible for breaking up my marriage.
That's what it couldn't stand.
- James Taylor

No man has ever yet been hanged for breaking the spirit of a law.
- Grover Cleveland

I'm not concerned about all hell breaking loose,
but that a PART of hell will break loose...
it'll be much harder to detect.
- George Carlin

The gunner's mate came up and started breaking the locks on the ammunition.
Everything was locked up for fear that someone might
go in there with a cigarette or something.
- Barney Ross

Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral.
They have the same effect of grating incongruity as
the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night.
- George Eliot

We own our movie and are now close to breaking even,
even without finishing domestic DVD deals.
- Donal Logue

I loved writing a book in which, in some ways,
it's very, very classical, and in some ways I'm breaking
lots of rules about what you can do and what you can't do.
- Neil Gaiman

As electronic journalism came to be evaluated for its cost effectiveness,
the network world began breaking up.
- Roger Mudd

What's breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?
- Bertolt Brecht

I want freedom and I realize that the only way to get
it is to quit breaking the law.
- Gary Gilmore

Amin hid nothing.
Everybody knew everything.
Yet the American Senate only introduced a resolution
breaking off trade with Amin three months before his overthrow.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

Ask Mother for advice on breaking into show business.
- Jack Davenport

New York was breaking my concentration and disintegrating my thoughts.
- George Murray

I like breaking the rules.
- Lexa Doig

You have to create a track record of breaking your own mold,
or at least other people's idea of that mold.
- William Hurt

Just the other day, it seems, the kids were running through the house,
slamming doors, breaking glass, making noise.
Time goes by so quickly.
Sometimes everything seems so fleeting.
- Perry Como

I shall ask no more than that you agree with Dean Inge
that even though counting heads is not an ideal way to govern,
at least it is better than breaking them.
- Learned Hand

Yet the whole preamble of the second authorization
act for the Marshall Plan showed the direction Congress
was ready to take about breaking down barriers within Europe.
- W. Averell Harriman

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing
our national leaders from having the flexibility to
confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan,
but crises around the globe.
- Jack Reed

It was really a pleasure to play someone who's literally
pushed past her breaking point repeatedly.
- Jeri Ryan

Pakistan could be uneasy on the position of Indian military.
But both the countries should take a bold decision,
breaking from their past, to transform their relationship.
- Simon Cameron

Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable,
and attesting her eternity.
- Herman Melville

Stupidity is something unshakable; nothing attacks
it without breaking itself against it;
it is of the nature of granite,
hard and resistant.
- Gustave Flaubert

Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words,
breaking the rules of normal speech,
violating common sense.
Freedom is violence.
- Norman O. Brown

Well, California used to be in the dream-making business,
and unfortunately what's happened I think we're now
in the dream-breaking business.
- Meg Whitman

I also have a film coming up called Breaking Up,
and my part in that was not written for a Latina,
and my character is not particularly pretty or sexy or exotic.
- Salma Hayek

The promise of education reform can never be fulfilled
without adequate funding,
and by shortchanging our schools, President Bush is
breaking his promise to our children.
- Joe Lieberman

Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's
resistance without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

I always say that it's about breaking the rules.
But the secret of breaking rules in a way that works
is understanding what the rules are in the first place.
- Rick Wakeman

Every generation deals with the breaking down of its tradition,
and I think that they rediscovered the film.
- Norman Jewison


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