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 : 37
Picture Hide

A picture can hide as much as it reveals.

- Alexandra Petri

Book Tone

I never plot out my novels in terms of the tone of the book. Hopefully, once a story is begun it reveals itself.

- Alice Hoffman

Commit Binds

Racism oppresses its victims, but also binds the oppressors, who sear their consciences with more and more lies until they become prisoners of those lies. They cannot face the truth of human equality because it reveals the horror of the injustices they commit.

- Alveda King

Lie Going

A myth is a lie that conceals or reveals a truth. But if it reveals even a strand of history or truth, that's what gets my adrenaline going.

- Ashwin Sanghi

Work Singers

You hear the same work by different orchestras, different conductors, violinists, pianists, singers, and slowly, the work reveals itself and begins to live deeper in you.

- David Ogden Stiers

Play Role

It is during difficult times like this that the true American spirit reveals itself. I am not talking only of the response of local, state, and federal governments, although they will each play an extremely important role in this effort.

- Jo Bonner

I Am How

I am fascinated by how people eat and what it reveals about them.

- Joanne Harris

Process Prove

The point of an experiment is not to arrive at a predetermined end point, to prove or disprove anything, but to deliver a poem that reveals much about the process taken.

- John Barton

Listening Album

On first listening, Joni Mitchell's 'Court And Spark,' the first truly great pop album of 1974, sounds surprisingly light; by the third or fourth listening, it reveals its underlying tensions.

- Jon Landau

Yourself Smoke

When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.

- Bob Marley

Adversity Genius

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.

- Horace

Best Persevere

Someone said adversity builds character, but someone else said adversity reveals character. I'm pleasantly surprised with my resilience. I persevere, and not just blindly. I take the best, get rid of the rest, and move on, realizing that you can make a choice to take the good.

- Brooke Shields

Sour Evolved

The loneliest, most down-on-his-luck person can have a dog who adores him. The most bitter, sour person can light up with joy when he sees his dog. It is magical, and as 'The Dog Master' reveals, it is biological - we evolved together.

- Bruce Cameron

Change Impossible

Accidents, try to change them - it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.

- J. B. Priestley

Deal About

Things present themselves to you, and it's how you choose to deal with them that reveals who you are. We all say a lot of things, don't we, about who we are and how we think. But in the end it's your actions, how you respond to circumstance that reveals your character.

- Cate Blanchett

Love Woman

One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness.

- Cesare Pavese

Study Been

The study of history reveals that human progress has not been continuous and regular, but intermittent and spasmodic, often depending upon apparently accidental causes. It is difficult to get a cross-section view of society at any given stage.

- Charles A. Beard

Value Risk

What you risk reveals what you value.

- Jeanette Winterson

Reveal Brought

The Gospel of Thomas claims to be the secret sayings of Jesus. There are 114 of them, so it says many things, but the central message is that Jesus is the one who reveals the divine light that brought the universe into being, and that you and I also reveal that light.

- Elaine Pagels

Yourself Afraid

You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself.

- Ella Maillart

Humility Acts

A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.

- Ellen G. White

His Certainly

Certainly, cooking for oneself reveals man at his weirdest.

- Laurie Colwin

Book Politicians

Anyone can write one book: even politicians do it. Starting a second book reveals an intention to be a professional writer.

- Len Deighton

Study Through

History, whether sacred or profane, hides her teaching from those who study her through coloured glasses. She only reveals truth to those who look through the cold clear medium of passionless inquiry, who seek the Truth without determining first the masquerade in which alone they will receive it.

- Sabine Baring-Gould

Indulgence Also

Indulgence in frivolous speech not only reveals one's lack of moral character, but it deprives him of good qualities also.

- Thiruvalluvar

Beauty Integrity

Integrity reveals beauty.

- Thomas Leonard

Truth Fiction

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never Fiction

An autobiography can distort; facts can be realigned. But fiction never lies: it reveals the writer totally.

- V. S. Naipaul

Dress Woman

An evening dress that reveals a woman's ankles while walking is the most disgusting thing I have ever seen.

- Valentino Garavani

Hats Treatment

The Zionists indeed learnt well from the Nazis. So well that it seems that their morally repugnant treatment of the Palestinians, and their attempts to destroy Palestinian society within Israel and the occupied territories, reveals them as basically Nazis with beards and black hats.

- Norman Finkelstein

Unite Revelations

Wit invents; inspiration reveals. The inventions of wit are conceits - metaphors and paradoxes - that discover the secret correspondences that unite beings and things among and with themselves; inspiration is condemned to dissipate its revelations - unless a form can be found to contain them.

- Octavio Paz

Bad Might

Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day.

- Sophocles

World Itself

The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot.

- Werner Herzog

Impact Income

Your income reflects your self-identity. Your impact reveals your personal story.

- Robin S. Sharma

Blessings Very

The relationship that tests/frustrates/irritates you the most actually is one of your greatest blessings. Why? Because it reveals to you the very beliefs/fears and false assumptions that most limit you.

- Robin S. Sharma

Office About

What's great about an office Christmas party is that it uncovers and reveals parts of your personality that you didn't see coming.

- Will Speck

Bin Iran

One letter to bin Laden reveals that al Qaeda was working on chemical and biological weapons in Iran.

- Michael T. Flynn