We’ve collected the best Most Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Karl A. Menninger, George Sand, Sylvester Stallone, Karl Marx. Use them as an inspiration.
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
Men’s ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state.
The vote is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have.
Character in leadership is the most important balance for leadership. Without character, leaders have no safety. Leadership has no protection without character.
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint.
Allah says in the Qur’an not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. It’s who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque – and I’m a basketball player with money and prestige – if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. He’s better than me. It’s about knowledge.
The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one’s self to others.
Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
Less than 1 percent of ancient Egypt has been discovered and excavated. With population pressures, urbanization, and modernization encroaching, we’re in a race against time. Why not use the most advanced tools we have to map, quantify, and protect our past?
Each of you possesses the most powerful, dangerous and subversive trait that natural selection has ever devised. It’s a piece of neural audio technology for rewiring other people’s minds. I’m talking about your language.
Having a superpower has nothing to do with the ability to fly or jump, or superhuman strength. The truest superpowers are the ones we all possess: willpower, integrity, and most importantly, courage.
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.
Often the most unexpected, unpredictable moments in life are the ones that leave the biggest impression and that teach us to roll with the punches.
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
Most people don’t have that willingness to break bad habits. They have a lot of excuses and they talk like victims.
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you’re in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
I think that’s the most beautiful thing about being confident – just loving yourself, not caring what everybody else thinks. Because you could be Mother Theresa, and people are still going to try to find some imperfection.
There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.
Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.
The world’s most famous and popular language is music.
Honesty and integrity are by far the most important assets of an entrepreneur.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
In the divine milieu, all the elements of the universe touch each other by that which is most inward and ultimate in them. There they concentrate, little by little, all that is purest and most attractive in them without loss and without danger of subsequent corruption.
The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.
The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.
America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.
Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality.
The most important thing about intellectual property vs. creative expression is that copyright law was created not to stifle creativity but to encourage creativity.
Always believe in yourself and keep going. You don’t have to have the most talent in the world. You don’t have to be the smartest person in the world. If you persist and you persist and you persist, you will be successful.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens.
Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic.
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
When the government violates the people’s rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.
Whereas most technologies tend to automate workers on the periphery doing menial tasks, blockchains automate away the center. Instead of putting the taxi driver out of a job, blockchain puts Uber out of a job and lets the taxi drivers work with the customer directly.
I’m different than most people. When I cross the finish line of a big race, I see that people are ecstatic, but I’m thinking about what I’m going to do tomorrow. It’s as if my journey is everlasting, and there is no finish line.
Common sense is the most fairly distributed thing in the world, for each one thinks he is so well-endowed with it that even those who are hardest to satisfy in all other matters are not in the habit of desiring more of it than they already have.
When I hear people debate the ROI of social media? It makes me remember why so many business fail. Most businesses are not playing the marathon. They’re playing the sprint. They’re not worried about lifetime value and retention. They’re worried about short-term goals.
God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
As human beings we have the most extraordinary capacity for evil. We can perpetrate some of the most horrendous atrocities.
DJ Khaled most definitely knows how to rock a party.
I’m lucky to have been raised in the most beautiful place – Amherst, Massachusetts, state of my heart. I’m more patriotic to Massachusetts than to almost any place.
The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out… without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, intolerable.
We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
For any young democracy, the most difficult but important step is burying the legacy of tyranny and establishing an economy and a government and institutions that abide by the rule of law. Every country faces challenges to the rule of law, including my own.
AI will probably most likely lead to the end of the world, but in the meantime, there’ll be great companies.
Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.
People don’t understand that when I grew up, I was never the most talented. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic, and that’s been what has gotten me this far.
Translation is like a woman. If it is beautiful, it is not faithful. If it is faithful, it is most certainly not beautiful.
I didn’t see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
Boxing is the most beautiful thing after women.
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
The belief that one’s own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions.
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.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
I believe that the most meaningful way to succeed is to help other people succeed.
The human voice is the first and most natural musical instrument, also the most emotional.
The English countryside is the most staggeringly beautiful place. I can’t spend as much time there as I like, but I like everything about it. I like fishing, I like clay- pigeon shooting.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.
Most of the time, you can beat a woman in an argument.
Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country.
Surfers have the most attitude.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We should not say that one man’s hour is worth another man‘s hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time’s carcass.
I served in all commissioned ranks from a second Lieutenant to a Major General. And during that time, I spent most of my time being a high-class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street, and for the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer for capitalism.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.
Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
And the most unusual and surrealistic place in New York City is Central Park.
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects… totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
Nature is the most beautiful thing we have. It’s better than art because it’s from the creator.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain.
You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.
Good government is one of the most important factors in economic growth and social well-being.
The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.
In raising children, we need to continuously keep in mind how we can best create the most favorable environment for their imitative behavior. Everything done in the past regarding imitation must become more and more conscious and more and more consciously connected with the future.
The difficulty for most of us in the modern world is that the old-fashioned idea of God has become incredible or implausible.
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.
While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.
The most important question in 21st-century economics may well be, ‘What should we do with all the superfluous people, once we have highly intelligent non-conscious algorithms that can do almost everything better than humans?’
God is everywhere but He is most manifest in man. So serve man as God. That is as good as worshipping God.
At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often – just to save it from drying out completely.
Fortunately, most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling from others.
Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.
Wild globalisation has benefited some, but it’s been a catastrophe for most.
I’ve found beauty in such unexpected places. I think the most beautiful thing you can do is be yourself and to own it.
The most important thing when ill is to never lose heart.
Innocence is one of the most exciting things in the world.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.
The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.
The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.
With age comes the understanding and appreciation of your most important asset, your health.
Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done.
The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.
In order to get what you want, you must first decide what you want. Most people really foul up at this crucial first step because they simply can’t see how it’s possible to get what they want, so they don’t even let themselves want it.
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
If you want something, work hard for it, go after it. I can’t worry about all the ‘no’s, because I believe there’s a yes, and I’ve been very fortunate to find those in my career and made the most of those opportunities.
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.
Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the ‘gotta have it’ scale.
The best work is not what is most difficult for you; it is what you do best.
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
China and the U.S. are two societies with very different attitudes towards opinion and criticism. In China, I am constantly under surveillance. Even my slightest, most innocuous move can – and often is – censored by Chinese authorities.
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.
Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.
Beauty has so many forms, and I think the most beautiful thing is confidence and loving yourself.
Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
Together we are stronger, our voices louder, and the synergy of our actions more powerful. Together we can prevail on the Navy to put commonsense safeguards in place, like requiring its ships to avoid the most sensitive marine mammal habitats and to stop their training exercises during peak migrations.
Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit.
Enjoy your time in public service. It may well be one of the most interesting and challenging times of your life.
‘Obvious‘ is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
You really don’t need to wear any make-up most of the time; keep your eyebrows the way they are, and find your own natural beauty signature.
Popeye was right about spinach: dark green, leafy vegetables are the healthiest food on the planet. As whole foods go, they offer the most nutrition per calorie.
The most important service to others is service to those who are not like yourself.
The best thing to do when you find yourself in a hurting or vulnerable place is to surround yourself with the strongest, finest, most positive people you know.
Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.
Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.
Life is short and you’ve got to get the most out of it.
Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority.
The most difficult thing in football is to score a goal.
My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady and the other was to be independent, and the law was something most unusual for those times because for most girls growing up in the ’40s, the most important degree was not your B.A. but your M.R.S.
The black person is the protagonist in most of my paintings. I realized that I didn’t see many paintings with black people in them.
Love is the most powerful thing in the world, and you know, what love brings is joy.
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.
Men of lofty genius sometimes accomplish the most when they work least, for their minds are occupied with their ideas and the perfection of their conceptions, to which they afterwards give form.
Biographies, as generally written, are not only misleading but false… In most instances, they commemorate a lie and cheat posterity out of the truth.
Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.
San Francisco is a mad city – inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.
The American flag is the most recognized symbol of freedom and democracy in the world.
Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win.
Don’t worry about being famous or making money; the most important thing is being the best. You have to become a master of your craft, and everything else will come.
Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.
When people need love and understanding and support the most is when they deserve it the least.
Football is the most important of the less important things in the world.
Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Most police officers are good cops and good people.
Education is lacking in most of those who pontificate.
Learning how to learn is life’s most important skill.
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
The most valuable investment we can make is in our children’s education. When we make education a priority, we give our children opportunity. Opportunity to learn at higher levels than their parents were able to learn; to earn at higher levels than we were able to earn.
Things never go the way you expect them to. That’s both the joy and frustration in life. I’m finding as I get older that I don’t mind, though. It’s the surprises that tickle me the most, the things you don’t see coming.
Above all, always be capable of feeling deeply any injustice committed against anyone, anywhere in the world. This is the most beautiful quality in a revolutionary.
Faith is part of who I am, yes. I was raised Christian Scientist. The most important thing I saw every single week on the wall at Sunday school was the Golden Rule.
Life is not over because you have diabetes. Make the most of what you have, be grateful.
Law is made for man and not man for the law. Wherever we can be sure that the most valuable interests of a nation require that we should decide one way, that way we ought to decide.
Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.
Sustainable development requires human ingenuity. People are the most important resource.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
We live on this speck called Earth – think about what you might do, today or tomorrow – and make the most of it.
All the world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
He isn’t a real boss until he has trained subordinates to shoulder most of his responsibilities.
What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Perhaps the most striking assault on the foundations of traditional liberties is a little-known case brought to the Supreme Court by the Obama administration, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project.
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
The person that turns over the most rocks wins the game. And that’s always been my philosophy.
I’m not somebody that’s trying to be somebody else. I’m being myself for the most part and people respect that.
I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.
A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.
We are most alive when we’re in love.
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them.
The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’
I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
Where you have the most armed citizens in America, you have the lowest violent crime rate. Where you have the worst gun control, you have the highest crime rate.
I never said most of the things I said.
To me, we are the most beautiful creatures in the whole world. Black people. And I mean that in every sense.
You don’t have to be a ‘person of influence‘ to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they’ve taught me.
I think it would be interesting to know what it feels like to be the most beautiful woman in the world.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Hope is the most exciting thing there is in life.
The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.
One of the most important actions, things a leader can do, is to lead by example. If you want everyone else to be passionate, committed, dedicated, and motivated, you go first!
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen.
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.
Sometimes the most happy people in life are the ones with nothing. We can’t lose sight of the little things in life that should make us the happiest.
If you have kids, it is the most important thing to create good times.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Women are our most miraculous muse, an enchanted intangibility that encourages all art.
Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.
I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: ‘try being rich first’. See if that doesn’t cover most of it. There’s not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.
I don’t want to have lived in vain like most people. I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to all people, even those I’ve never met. I want to go on living even after my death!
When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they’re not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can ’cause I know I’m gonna have to live that day anyway. So why not try to make the most of it if you can? Some days, they pan out a little better than others, but you still gotta always just try.
The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control.
Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories.
The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done.
Isn’t it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most?
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
Xi Jinping is one of the strongest and most capable revolutionary leaders I have met in my life.
A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments.
Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow – after you have done your best to achieve success today.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
The single most powerful thing I can be is to be myself.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer – and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Social engineering has become about 75% of an average hacker‘s toolkit, and for the most successful hackers, it reaches 90% or more.
Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.
Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.
One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.
Use each interaction to be the best, most powerful version of yourself.
The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.
What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.
No matter if you win or lose, the most important thing in life is to enjoy what you have.
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
The invention of the printing press was one of the most important events in human history.
With self-discipline most anything is possible.
For me, the most important consideration is to choose attire that is functional, but looks stylish too. That means going for colors that are understated and use smart fabrics.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
The most simple things can bring the most happiness.
I dated a lot, but I never really had anyone who was worthy of an anniversary. And most girlfriends never made it to a year, anyway.
Most floods are caused by man, not weather; deforestation, levee construction, erosion, and overgrazing all result in the loss of ecosystem services.
I think it’s important for us as a society to remember that the youth within juvenile justice systems are, most of the time, youths who simply haven‘t had the right mentors and supporters around them – because of circumstances beyond their control.
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.
I think the most important thing is to keep active and to hope that your mind stays active.
When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.
The most violent element in society is ignorance.
If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.
True navigation begins in the human heart. It’s the most important map of all.
Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.
All over the world, independent and strong civil society – NGOs, faith leaders, and other community advocates – help governments solve problems and better serve their people better by shining a light on the issues that matter most – like education standards, access to healthcare, the rule of law, and economic opportunity.
It is what we prevent, rather than what we do that counts most in Government.
I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.
Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.
The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
I know who I am. I am not perfect. I’m not the most beautiful woman in the world. But I’m one of them.
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.
Real Madrid is the most important thing that happened to me, both as a footballer and as a person.
Temperance is essential, if the services of men and women are to be employed to the best and most useful effect according, to the physical capacity and ability of each. Nothing less will assure a total effort.
Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.
Although humans see reality in colour, for me, black and white has always been connected to the image‘s deeper truth, to its most hidden meaning.
I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are.
If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.
NATO is the most important military alliance in world history.
I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.
The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother’s side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
Every day is a gift from God. There’s no guarantee of tomorrow, so that tells me to see the good in this day to make the most of it.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
Our most valuable resources – creativity, communication, invention, and reinvention – are, in fact, unlimited.
Coral reefs represent some of the world’s most spectacular beauty spots, but they are also the foundation of marine life: without them many of the sea’s most exquisite species will not survive.
We all have a dark side. Most of us go through life avoiding direct confrontation with that aspect of ourselves, which I call the shadow self. There’s a reason why. It carries a great deal of energy.
The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but, if one will, are to be lived.
Body language and tone of voice – not words – are our most powerful assessment tools.
Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it’s the most comical thing in the world.
The things that have been most valuable to me I did not learn in school.
If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him.
Sometimes the most beautiful thing is precisely the one that comes unexpectedly and unearned, hence something given truly as a present.
Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Without translation, I would be limited to the borders of my own country. The translator is my most important ally. He introduces me to the world.
The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
The most important thing is to never give up, never give in to circumstances, believe yourself, and to soldier on, no matter what’s in your way.
One of the most time-consuming things is to have an enemy.
Most of life is showing up. You do the best you can, which varies from day to day.
Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that’s where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.
If you truly believe in the value of life, you care about all of the weakest and most vulnerable members of society.
The most important part are the fans, that people going home are happy. It’s their time off, and you should give them something to enjoy.
Most men today cannot conceive of a freedom that does not involve somebody’s slavery.
Man is the most intelligent of the animals – and the most silly.
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don’t know because we don’t want to know.
The most luxurious possession, the richest treasure anybody has, is his personal dignity.
The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.
The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant.
Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
Most of us start out with a positive attitude and a plan to do our best.
Most of us are imprisoned by something. We’re living in darkness until something flips on the switch.
What I’ve enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn – I love it!
The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
Love yourself for who you are, and trust me, if you are happy from within, you are the most beautiful person, and your smile is your best asset.
I love spending time with my friends and family. The simplest things in life give me the most pleasure: cooking a good meal, enjoying my friends.
I think suicide is the most perfect thing you can do in life.
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
As any doctor can tell you, the most crucial step toward healing is having the right diagnosis. If the disease is precisely identified, a good resolution is far more likely. Conversely, a bad diagnosis usually means a bad outcome, no matter how skilled the physician.
Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world.
Laughter is America’s most important export.
The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
I don’t have a formula to pass on. I always did it my own way. Even today, I hold my independence close. It’s what’s most precious to me. Passion. Risk. Tenacity. Consistency. This is my professional history.
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
For the most part, Islam is about peace. It’s dealing with submission to the most high. Mohammed is a prophet, a messenger. But at the same time, we’ll fight in the name of Allah. We’re not going to let you disrespect our prophet.
What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it.
The most thought-provoking thing in our thought-provoking time is that we are still not thinking.
The most important impact on society and the world is the cell phone. Cell phones have actually been one of the primary drivers in productivity improvements.