Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 205
Legacy Original

You can be precious about something like 'Blair Witch' and say, 'How dare you approach it as a sequel or remake' or whatever, but its legacy was so tarnished by 'Book of Shadows' that someone had to come in and do something in the spirit of the original.

- Adam Wingard

Work Establishing

Blessed be God, that we live in these latter times - the latter times of the reign of darkness and imposture. Great is our privilege, precious our opportunity, to cooperate with the Saviour in the blessed work of enlarging and establishing his kingdom throughout the world.

- Adoniram Judson

Like Likely

One thing about creativity is, when you feel confident and respected, you're more likely to pitch more interesting stuff because you're not as precious with it. You feel like, 'This is going to land, and I'm going to be supported in this.'

- Aisha Tyler

Use Whether

All knowledge is precious whether or not it serves the slightest human use.

- Alan Bennett

Love Small

Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.

- Albert Camus

Back Them

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being to those who are on the road with you, and accept as something precious what comes back to you from them.

- Albert Schweitzer

Strong Acute

If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.

- Alexander Smith

Always Resource

I see children, all children, as humanity's most precious resource, because it will be to them that the care of the planet will always be left.

- Alice Walker

Like Commodity

Food isn't like anything else. It's something precious. It's not a commodity.

- Alice Waters

World How

In countries around the world, people spend more money on food because they know how precious it is.

- Alice Waters

India Room

I'm a hip-hop dancer, but when I'm in my room it turns into this lyrical nonsense, and I listen to Phil Wickham and India Arie, who has the most precious songs.

- Alyson Stoner

Possessions Most

Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.

- Ambrose Bierce

Rare Human Being

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.

- Anais Nin

Image Each One

Man is more interesting than men. God made him and not them in his image. Each one is more precious than all.

- Andre Gide

More Mankind

If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since there is nothing in the world so valuable that it can be compared to a real friend.

- Andreas Capellanus

Country Citizen

Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.

- Andrew Jackson

More Laid

Now that I'm a mom, I'm way more laid back. If you come into my house, don't look for a coaster. Forget it. There is not a piece of furniture in my house now that is too precious.

- Angela Kinsey

Disturbed I Write

I write anywhere - when I have an idea, it's hard not to write. I used to be kind of precious about where I wrote. Everything had to be quiet and I couldn't be disturbed; it really filled my day.

- Anne Enright

More Piece

Peace is much more precious than a piece of land... let there be no more wars.

- Anwar Sadat

Kind Some

I know it sounds really precious and pretentious, but I can't actually remember deciding to want to be an actor. I just knew that I had too many feelings and I had to kind of get them out in some way.

- Anya Taylor-Joy

Lost Some

Is there something we have forgotten? Some precious thing we have lost, wandering in strange lands?

- Arna Bontemps

Side Other

The two most precious things this side of the grave are our reputation and our life. But it is to be lamented that the most contemptible whisper may deprive us of the one, and the weakest weapon of the other.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Nation Most

Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure.

- Christopher Dodd

Process Through

It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realising just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is.

- Christy Turlington


In November 2000, the Republicans stole from America our most precious right of all: the right to free and fair elections... Now President Bush occupies the White House, but with questionable legitimacy.

- Cynthia McKinney

More I Write

My kids are more precious to me than anything. I'm with them all day, and I write all night.

- Danielle Steel

Be Careful Again

Again, Be careful to make a good improvement of precious time.

- David Brainerd

Purpose Away

Oh, how precious is time, and how it pains me to see it slide away, while I do so little to any good purpose.

- David Brainerd


Confidence is such a fragile and precious thing.

- David Duval

Gift Free Agency

As precious as life itself is our heritage of individual freedom, for man's free agency is a God-given gift.

- David O. McKay

Bad Need

Sometimes a little compromise isn't a bad thing. You don't need to be precious about it.

- David Sylvian

Father Dad

It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.

- Dawn French

Young Been

I've been blessed to spend time with young people and help encourage an environment where it's comfortable for them to be who they are. That's precious for children.

- Dawnn Lewis

Emotions Some

I just got one last thing, I urge all of you, all of you, to enjoy your life, the precious moments you have. To spend each day with some laughter and some thought, to get you're emotions going.

- Jim Valvano

Against Lord

I have sinned against You, my Lord, and I would ask that your precious blood would wash and cleanse every stain until it is in the seas of God's forgiveness.

- Jimmy Swaggart

Given Honestly

No one should be so precious as to refuse criticism of their work. But to respect an opinion, we have to know that it was given honestly and with proper thought.

- Joanne Harris

Right Word Spoken

The right word fitly spoken is a precious rarity.

- John Boyle O'Reilly

Like Almost

The vote is precious. It's almost sacred, so go out and vote like you never voted before.

- John Lewis

Going Which

When you're in danger of losing a thing it becomes precious and when it's around us, it's in tedious abundance and we take it for granted as if we're going to live forever, which we're not.

- John McGahern

Book Good Book

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.

- John Milton

Most How

Learning how to learn is the most precious thing we have in life.

- John Naisbitt

Own Other

If we treasure our own experience and regard it as real, we must also treasure other people's experience. Reality is no less precious if it presents itself to someone else. All are discoverers, and if we disenfranchise any, all suffer.

- John Polanyi

Shame Go

I'm not suggesting our music is the only music, but I am suggesting that there are certain elements in America's culture that are so precious that it would be a shame for them to go down the drain.

- Johnny Otis

Misery Adultery

Men and women who decide to flirt with adultery just once can become enmeshed in misery and unhappiness for themselves and their precious families.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Some Though

Some feel as though the world is their oyster; others feel as though they were the oyster itself, plucked from the ocean, cracked open, and robbed of all that is precious to them.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Beauty Vibrant

The Lord did not people the earth with a vibrant orchestra of personalities only to value the piccolos of the world. Every instrument is precious and adds to the complex beauty of the symphony.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Shot Whole

I could've shot the whole East Village, because it was and is my neighborhood. But Seventh Street is precious to me.

- Josh Pais

Over Which

The eco-movement is growing as people all over catch on to the need to protect our precious planet, which makes the future look really bright - and makes me really happy.

- Josie Maran

Closest Friend

My closest friend is canine. I have precious few close friends, and most of them are not actors.

- Judd Nelson

Love Fiction

I love developing children as characters. Children rarely have important roles in literary fiction - they are usually defined as cute or precious, or they create a plot by being kidnapped or dying.

- Barbara Kingsolver

Think I Think

I think that all of us either lose touch with the child inside us or try and hold onto it because it so precious to us and it's such an extraordinary part of our lives.

- Ben Kingsley

Like Them

I used to collect knick-knacks, like wizards, trolls and little buddhas, and arrange them like precious things on a shelf.

- Ben Whishaw

Life Goes

As far as I know, you only get one shot at this life. It only goes round once and time is precious. When I'm not working, you'd better spend that time with someone important.

- Benjamin Bratt

Wasting Most

If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.

- Benjamin Franklin

Want Play

You know, there're no rules between Russell and I. We don't want to have to have to talk too much, because it's really precious, really special to play music.

- Benny Green


A human person is infinitely precious and must be unconditionally protected.

- Hans Kung

Need Own

Life is precious and time is a key element. Let's make every moment count and help those who have a greater need than our own.

- Harmon Killebrew

Precious Time

I don't like games. You're robbing the precious time of children to be children. They need to be in touch with the real world more.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Soul More

The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.

- Hazrat Inayat Khan

Subject How

I know for me the subject of how to be in a relationship is precious and complicated and challenging.

- Helen Hunt


The independence of the United States is not only more precious to ourselves but to the world than any single possession.

- Henry Cabot Lodge

Friendship Most

Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.

- Herodotus

Process Citizen

Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.

- Hillary Clinton

Liberty More

Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.

- Ho Chi Minh

Charity Trifle

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.

- Homer

Hours Declare

Declare this smite time, extracting precious gems and wholly hours you share to fruitcake a friend so dear.

- Bradley Chicho

Living Ecosystem

Soil is a living ecosystem, and is a farmer's most precious asset. A farmer's productive capacity is directly related to the health of his or her soil.

- Howard Warren Buffett

Process Going

I believe the process of going from confusion to understanding is a precious, even emotional, experience that can be the foundation of self-confidence.

- Brian Greene

Life Very

Life is very precious.

- Brian Harvey

Which Brought

Nothing is more precious than peace, by which all war, both in Heaven and Earth, is brought to an end.

- Ignatius of Antioch

Very Stories

I got into filmmaking in order to tell very personal stories, and in this day and age, the opportunity seems all the more precious.

- Ira Sachs

Friendship More

Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.

- J. Donald Walters

Planet Excellent

So you've decided to travel around the world. This is an excellent thing to do. It's a precious place, this planet. We should see it.

- J. Maarten Troost

Wife More

My wife had a miscarriage. We have rarely talked about it. It did make me more aware of the sanctity of human life, how precious every child is.

- Jack Kemp

More Away

Listen, when you take my liberty away, you've taken away more-something more precious than life. I mean, what good is a life without liberty? Huh? None.

- Jack Kevorkian

Perfect Ephemeral

I'm not able to make amazingly perfect, precious pieces of content, but I get to make awesome spontaneous content that's frequently ephemeral.

- Casey Neistat

Country Very

I was honored to have served in the Army for my country. I was at Anzio during WWII, and it makes you realize how very precious life is.

- James Arness

Me Glaciers

This air we breathe is precious, and the glaciers helped me understand that and stay focused on that.

- James Balog

Old Could

Antique things have an appreciation and worth. Something can be old, but it can be timeless; therefore, it becomes an antique. If this antique is preserved and deemed precious, it could be passed down as a family heirloom.

- CeeLo Green

Country New

Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty!

- James Monroe

More Most

Privacy has become the most precious thing. Things have got more cryptic in my writing.

- Jamie Hince

Waste Too

Life too is precious to waste - to spend on anything but the best.

- Dexter Scott King

Father Learn

Learn to see yourself as Heavenly Father sees you - as His precious daughter or son with divine potential.

- Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Play Career

People have these ideas of what you're supposed to do to have a career, like play against type, or don't revisit a character. I'm just not that precious.

- Jason Lewis

Hands Placed

It is done... the precious portrait placed in the hands of the gentlemen for safe keeping.

- Dolley Madison

Love Spreads

If you open your heart, then the object of your love becomes so precious because you are so open. And that philosophy, that caring, spreads.

- Jeff Bridges

Possessions Most

Your most precious possessions on offense are your twenty-seven outs.

- Earl Weaver

Politics Purpose

Freedom and opportunity are precious gifts and the purpose of our politics is to expand them, for all our people.

- Ed Miliband

Person Lives

Happy is the person who cherishes the precious lessons of the past and lives vigorously in the present.

- Jerome Hines

Very Longer

The future is no longer indefinite. Time has become very finite to me and very precious.

- Edward Bryant

Wealth Shines

When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings, Then Learning shines, the best of precious things.

- Edward Cocker

Honor Half

And much as Wine has played the Infidel, And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well, I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell.

- Edward Fitzgerald

Time Matters

Everything matters. Time is precious.

- Jessica Hagedorn

Living Relic

Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.

- Emily Bronte

Last Stepped

When I did get home this last time, we had all these plans to go out. And then we hardly stepped outside because the time together seemed too precious.

- Emily Watson

Life Every

Every life is precious.

- Emmylou Harris

Natural Laying

Important reserves of natural resources, like petroleum and precious metals, are the bulwarks for laying the foundations for the future.

- Enrique Pena Nieto

Like Going

I don't like precious things; I don't spend thousands of dollars on jewellery for myself. I like going into a junk store and finding something for five dollars. That's my style.

- Erin Wasson

Financial Address

Studies have consistently shown that financial hardship is the biggest obstacle to heterosexual marriage, yet the Republican leadership has done precious little to help address the financial hardship faced by American families.

- Kendrick Meek

Reward Which

She had her reward! - that reward of which no enemie could deprive her, which no slanders could make less precious - the eternal reward of knowing that she had done her duty.

- Ernestine Rose