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Directions Quotes
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Marriage resembles a pair of shears,
so joined that they cannot be separated;
often moving in opposite directions,
yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
- Sydney Smith

Related topics: Marriage

Individually, we do have our crises -
mostly from unexpected directions,
but so have all people from all ages.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The work of art shows people new directions and thinks of the future.
The house thinks of the present.
- Adolf Loos

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

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What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your
chest if you asked directions somewhere?
- Erma Bombeck

Comedians walk out, get a feel for the crowd.
If it's not going good, we change directions.
If we got to drag your momma into this thing,
we will.
Whatever we got to do.
- Steve Harvey

My ancestors wandered lost in the wilderness for forty
years because even in biblical times,
men would not stop to ask for directions.
- Elayne Boosler


 

The thing about Brando was that I'd make these directions,
and he'd walk away.
He'd heard enough...
to get the machine going.
- Elia Kazan

I want to swim in both directions at once.
Desire success, court failure.
- Alan Rickman

Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.
- Martin Amis

One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions,
as to try to maintain in equal force two opposing or
contradictory sets of desires.
- Robert Collier

It resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated,
often moving in opposite directions,
yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
- Sydney Smith

If the person at the wheel refuses to ask for directions,
it is time for a new driver.
- Jennifer Granholm

It also called upon traditional people in the Four
Directions to strengthen the healing ceremonies and
asked people to heed the warnings of Mother Earth.
- Dennis Banks

For life is tendency, and the essence of a tendency
is to develop in the form of a sheaf,
creating, by its very growth, divergent directions
among which its impetus is divided.
- Henri Bergson

The President so far has struck me as a man who is
trying hard to keep his balance.
He certainly has been very receptive to all my efforts in these directions.
- Henry L. Stimson

The studios are very much business.
Maybe it was always that way.
It is really commercial now.
Judgments are made and directions are given to make the cash register ring.
- Dianne Wiest

Once I'd chosen the songs, it seemed like it would
just be a question then of recording them.
But it's a case of trying to re-invent the songs;
taking them in different directions.
- Martin Gore

He flung himself from the room, flung himself upon
his horse and rode madly off in all directions.
- Stephen Leacock

I feel a lot more secure about the directions I take,
than I might have, had I not practiced Buddhism.
- Herbie Hancock

The frontier orbital approach was further developed
in various directions by my own group and many other scientists,
both theoretical and experimental.
- Kenichi Fukui

Pop science goes flying off in all kinds of fashionable directions,
and it often drags a lot of SF writers with it.
I've been led astray like that myself at times.
- Greg Egan

All Church power is, therefore, properly ministerial and administrative.
Everything is to be done in the name of Christ,
and in accordance with his directions.
- Charles Hodge

I don't really believe in 'directions' in art;
the rope twists as you follow it,
that's all.
- Graham Nelson

Polls are frequently taken to try to tease out or determine
likely directions and trends,
but once taken, they belong to the past,
requiring that new polls be taken.
- Alan Dundes

A palindrome is a word or pattern that instead of developing
in different directions it folds in on itself so that
the beginning and end mirror each other,
that they are the same.
- Todd Solondz

Some stage directions you just simply have to throw away.
- Judd Hirsch

Sometimes I write them down in musical notation as
a trigger to remind me about certain directions to go.
Or I can be specific about a sound I'm looking for.
- Harold Budd

Without a trace of irony I can say I have been blessed with brilliant enemies.
I owe them a great debt, because they redoubled my
energies and drove me in new directions.
- E. O. Wilson

The four walls of paper are like a prison because every
idea wants to spring out in all directions -
everything is connected with everything else,
sometimes more than others.
- Ted Nelson

We go in there and we work on altering those ideas
and in many cases go in different directions.
- Les Paul

Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give
in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves?
Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.
- Henry Miller

I don't act, anyway.
The stuff is all injected as we go along.
My pictures are made without script or written directions of any kind.
- Buster Keaton

I am trying to send directions out and keep control
of state government for the final month.
- Scott McCallum

It is true that I am often startled and even angered
and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative
content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months.
- David Rockefeller

I can move both of my eyes separately in different directions.
- Corbin Bleu

The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American
recently passed each other in opposite directions.
- George Carlin

Natural abilities are like natural plants,
that need pruning by study; and studies themselves
do give forth directions too much at large,
except they be bounded in by experience.
- Francis Bacon

If written directions alone would suffice,
libraries wouldn't need to have the rest of the universities attached.
- Judith Martin

Actually I think Art lies in both directions -
the broad strokes,
big picture but on the other hand the minute examination
of the apparently mundane.
Seeing the whole world in a grain of sand,
that kind of thing.
- Peter Hammill

What practical conclusions may we now draw for our
propaganda work among women? The task of this Party
Congress must not be to issue detailed practical suggestions,
but to draw up general directions for the proletarian women's movement.
- Clara Zetkin

I guess I didn't feel confident enough to be searching in a big public way.
I was very content at the time to toil in obscurity
on things that I thought might point me in certain
directions or teach me certain things -
not knowing what that would be.
- Steven Soderbergh

Initially we both did a bit of everything towards making
each game but as we began to hire people and the business
grew we naturally went in different directions,
and away from the coalface of development.
- Andrew Oliver

Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational
and excessive price fluctuations in both directions
as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most
people to speculate or gamble...
to give way to hope, fear and greed.
- Benjamin Graham

No one is immune from the larger events of his or her time -
the Depression,
World War II, civil rights, Vietnam,
the spring of 1989 in China.
These events intrude upon our lives and radically affect our directions.
- Paul Tsongas

Social democracy seeks and finds the ways,
and particular slogans, of the workers' struggle only
in the course of the development of this struggle,
and gains directions for the way forward through this struggle alone.
- Rosa Luxemburg

I work on OpenBSD fulltime, as the project leader.
I set some directions, increase communication between the developers,
and try to be involved in nearly every aspect of the base system.
- Theo de Raadt

While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use,
he who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever
fewer external directions.
He will discard formula after formula,
until he reaches the conclusion: Let nature take its course.
- Larry Bird

I really enjoy the writing process because I can do it from my house.
I can create these characters and take them in the
different directions that I want to take them.
You have a lot of freedom as a writer.
- Rick Schroder

Sometimes there are two very opposite directions,
and we go with the stronger one at the end.
It's an impulse thing, like, 'Oh, I love both so much,
but it's got to be one or the other because the two don't work together.'
- Marc Jacobs

Now all oscillatory movements of such an electron can
be conceived of as being split up into force,
and two circular oscillations perpendicular to this
direction rotating in opposite directions.
- Pieter Zeeman

Right now, my career is in three directions:
as a performer,
as an arranger, as an author - and I don't give any
one of them true precedent,
or true top marks, as opposed to the other two.
- Mel Torme

Sensorial perception, for example, certainly occurs
with greater or less accuracy according to the degree of interest;
it is constantly given other directions by the change
of external stimuli and by ideas.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

I think if I had been writing fiction,
where the work is entirely dependent on the writer's
creativity and the potential directions the narrative might take are infinite,
I might have frozen.
- Laura Hillenbrand

Having those extra dimensions and therefore many ways
the string can vibrate in many different directions
turns out to be the key to being able to describe all
the particles that we see.
- Edward Witten

It is a well-documented fact that guys will not ask for directions.
This is a biological thing.
This is why it takes several million sperm cells...
to locate a female egg, despite the fact that the egg is,
relative to them, the size of Wisconsin.
- Dave Barry

We began intercepting Japanese radio transmissions,
which indicated the two forces were very close to each other.
We found out later that we were moving in opposite
directions and passed each other by 32 miles.
- Jack Adams

And from a poise at this station the plane may swoop down,
at great disadvantage if close to the back of the wave,
at various slopes and directions till it cuts into
the air that is being raised by the face of the following wave,
which again enables it to resume its velocity.
- Lawrence Hargrave

The script will point you in certain directions and
I go the opposite if I can.
I try do do one thing and tell a different story with my eyes.
I believe what's more interesting is always what's not being said.
- Robert Carlyle

My research, even before 1972, moved in directions
beyond those cited for the Nobel Memorial Prize.
Most of it, in one way or another, deals with information as an economic variable,
both as to its production and as to its use.
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow

But when you are embodied in a location,
in a physical plant, in a set of people,
and in a common history, that constrains your evolution
and your ability to evolve in certain directions.
- Kevin Kelly

With Michigan's economic future on the line,
we can't afford to have our 500 local school districts
marching in different directions.
Instead, we need a high standards, mandatory curriculum
to get all our students on the road to higher education and a good paying job.
- Jennifer Granholm

I have to say that I have no regrets about my decision
to become a priest or about the major directions my ministry has taken me...
I have been and am happy as a priest,
and I have never been lonely...
I could have used a bit more solitude.
- Andrew Greeley

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
- John F. Kennedy

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider
the gifts you have been given,
the difference you have made
and the direction in which you are headed.
- Anonymous

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you have imagined.
- Henry David Thoreau

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Conversations with God are very different
from the usual nature of prayer.
Prayers are commonly only in one direction -
the one praying speaks and hopes God is listening.
Prayers also tend to focus on asking
for specific things or outcomes one wants,
rather than seeking to better understand the mind of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Seeing my glass of life as mostly full
triggers an amazing cycle of transformation
Appreciation for the abundance of life incites gratitude -
which brings on that warm comfortable
feeling of joy and satisfaction with life.
Gratitude for abundance also creates increasing abundance.
Being truly grateful for the abundance that
is now in my life causes an ever greater abundance
to flow in my direction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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