Top 100 Only When Quotes

#1. Great emotion always tends to become rhythmic, and out of that tendency the forms of art have been evolved. Art becomes artificial only when the forms take precedence over the emotion.

Amy Lowell

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#2. Profound insights arise only in debate, with a possibility of counterargument, only when there is a possibility of expressing not only correct ideas but also dubious ideas.

Andrei Sakharov

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#3. Every child is innocent because it has not been tempted, but only when we have been tempted and have remained pure, or when we have fallen, repented and reformed, are we virtuous.

Max Heindel

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#4. I still believe that something is right only when it feels right.

Brian Wilson

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#5. The arithmetic of love defied intuition: only when given away did it multiply.

Barbara Wright

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#6. It's only when you are in extreme situations, that the qualities of your spiritual, inner man become apparent. 11

Sunday Adelaja

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#7. One does not hate as long as one disesteems, but only when one esteems equal or superior

Friedrich Nietzsche

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#8. Only when he has ceased to need things can a man truly be his own master and so really exist.

Anwar Sadat

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#9. The world's leaders should be forced to take a reader's license. Only when they have read five thousand - no, make that ten thousand - books will they be anywhere near qualified to understand humans and how they behave.

Nina George

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#10. He only can create the greatest imaginable beauty who has endured all imaginable pangs, for only when we have seen and foreseen what we dread shall we be rewarded by that dazzling unforeseen wing-footed wanderer.

William Butler Yeats

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#11. It is only when you try to refine the obvious, and give the distinctions greater precision, that you get into difficulties. For

Mortimer J. Adler

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#12. You can be a control freak only when you have weak people around you.

Ronald Perelman

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#13. After preliminary research, I zero in on an idea, and then I spend at least four months exploring the topic and in plot-building. I jot down every single detail of the plot as bullet points per chapter, and only when the skeleton is complete do I start writing.

Ashwin Sanghi

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#14. It is the same with people as it is with riding a bike. Only when moving can one comfortably maintain one's balance.

Albert Einstein

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#15. Be careful in your relations with those in power; they draw you close or allow you to approach them only when they need you. They are your friends when your friendship is useful to them and affords them pleasure, but they forget you when you are in trouble.
Elie Wiesel quoting Rabban Gamliel

Elie Wiesel

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#16. Governments keep their promises only when they are forced, or when it is to their advantage to do so.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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#17. There's always someone who's going to interpret my material as racist, but it's not. Racism comes from intent and power. A racist will tell a joke about a group of people only when they're not in the room. I'll talk about a group of people only when they're in the room.

Russell Peters

Only When Quotes #1586090
#18. Only when l know, the truth will set me free!

Paulo Coelho

Only When Quotes #1587457
#19. Only when I fall do I get up again.

Vincent Van Gogh

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#20. If you've learned anything from your parents, it ought to be this - love works only when it's mutual. Otherwise, eventually it becomes exactly what you call it - a meaningless word. For both parties.

Sabrina Jeffries

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#21. I do want to write about Jane Whitefield again, but only when I have a good enough idea - something I've figured out about her that's news and that's worth a reader's time.

Thomas Perry

Only When Quotes #1591405
#22. It's only when you learn, live and give sincere service that you can experience life's deepest fulfillment and true joy

Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

Only When Quotes #1591608
#23. Only when there is dharmadhyan (auspicious contemplation; to not hurt anyone, to give happiness to others) in the body, then there is shukladhyan in the Self (contemplation as the Self, the Soul).

Dada Bhagwan

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#24. One must commit acts of the highest treason only when dressed in the most resplendent finery.

Grant Morrison

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#25. Solitude, competitiveness and grief are the unavoidable lot of a writer only when there is no organization or network to which he can turn.

Toni Morrison

Only When Quotes #1593742
#26. Life is whole only when it isn't subordinate to a specific object that exceeds it. In this way, the essence of entirety is freedom.

Georges Bataille

Only When Quotes #1601493
#27. Knowledge is power only when put to use - and then only when the use made of it is constructive.

David J. Schwartz

Only When Quotes #1601729
#28. Only when we understand the holiness of God will we understand the depth of our sin.

Billy Graham

Only When Quotes #1602091
#29. The first principle of a civilized state is that the power is legitimate only when it is under contract.

Walter Lippmann

Only When Quotes #1602306
#30. Christ remains primary in your life only when he enjoys the first place in your mind and heart. Thus you must continuously unite yourself to him in prayer ... Without prayer there can be no joy, no hope, no peace. For prayer is what keeps us in touch with Christ.

Pope John Paul II

Only When Quotes #1602634
#31. Withhold a smile only when the smile can hurt someone. Otherwise, let it bloom forth in a riot.

Vera Nazarian

Only When Quotes #1604218
#32. When can our brain's innate objectivity begin to flourish? Only when our inappropriate Self-centered subjectivity begins to dissolve.

James H. Austin

Only When Quotes #1604413
#33. Men are the Rosie-the-Riveters of parenting: They're brought in only when needed, and considered disposable thereafter.

Warren Farrell

Only When Quotes #1605126
#34. A minority group has 'arrived' only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it.

Carl T. Rowan

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#35. Our Virtues are wrapped inside of our limitations. It is only when we are in close proximity to others that we begin to intimately explore the boundaries of our virtues by slamming into our limitations.

Resmaa Menakem

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#36. To see victory only when it is within the ken of the common herd is not the acme of excellence.

Sun Tzu

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#37. Only when people learn to converse will they begin to be equal.

Theodore Zeldin

Only When Quotes #1606297
#38. It is only when we live in accordance with the rule of God that our life is set in order," he declared a decade later; "apart from this ordering, there is nothing in human life but confusion.

William J. Bouwsma

Only When Quotes #1606714
#39. A true master gives all his knowledge. But only when the student is ready.

Georges St-Pierre

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#40. It is a great art to have an abundance of knowledge and experience - to know the richness of life, the beauty of existence, the struggles, the miseries, the laughter, the tears - and yet keep your mind very simple; and you can have a simple mind only when you know how to love.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Only When Quotes #1607607
#41. Weapons are instruments of fear; they are not a wise man's tools. He uses them only when he has no choice.


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#42. That was the way to start, he knew: with unsureness. Only when the mind cracked open its own worldly certainties could a glimpse of light appear.

Joan Slonczewski

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#43. We are free only when we no longer require health, however much we may prefer it.

Arthur W. Frank

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#44. The physical life of an individual person is limited, but the life of the masses united as an independent social-political organism is immortal ... Only when an individual becomes a member of this community can he acquire the immortal social-political life.

Kim Jong Il

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#45. We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out.

Orison Swett Marden

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#46. Only when we stop holding others accountable for all of our troubles can we truly be free.

Tian Dayton

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#47. Aeriel gazed at Irrylath: husband to her, but only in name. She dared touch him only when he slept.

Meredith Ann Pierce

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#48. We buy our chains from our jailers and only when we put need before desire will we escape the prison of neo-liberalism

Dean Cavanagh

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#49. Like everyone he knew, he could discern the hollowness in people's charm only when it was directed at someone other than himself.

Lorrie Moore

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#50. Difficulties will assail you only when you lack in concentration and persistence.

Walter J. Phillips

Only When Quotes #1618263
#51. only when we choose to believe that we live in a world where challenges can be overcome, our behavior matters, and change is possible can we summon all our drive, energy, and emotional and intellectual resources to make that change happen.

Shawn Achor

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#52. The best time to live-up to a great expectation be only when everyone says give-up.


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#53. The mind uses its faculty for creativity only when experience forces it to do so.

Henri Poincare

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#54. It is only when memory is filtered through imagination that the films we make will have real depth.

Louis Malle

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#55. It is only when people don't know history well that they judge the present so blindly in ignorance!

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

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#56. Delight comes only when our soul dances and plays with another.

Deepak Chopra

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#57. A true symbol appears only when there is a need to express what thought cannot think or what is only divined or felt.

C. G. Jung

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#58. Only when I focus on the holiness and glory of God am I able to see myself with accuracy.

Paul David Tripp

Only When Quotes #1625254
#59. Only when you have a conscious working knowledge of these (Universal)laws are you able to be the Deliberate Creator of your own life experience,

Esther Hicks

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#60. Competition is enjoyable only when it is a means to perfect one's skills; when it becomes an end in itself, it ceases to be fun.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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#61. It's only when it comes to crunch time that people's true character comes out.

Virginia Wade

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#62. Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.

Pema Chodron

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#63. For, as you know, religions are like glow-worms; they shine only when it is dark.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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#64. Live the future when it comes, not now, only when it comes! Now, only live the now!

Mehmet Murat Ildan

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#65. Its only when you are a great actor and are recognised for your good work that you become famous. Unless you are in the news for the wrong reasons!

Christine Lahti

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#66. Only when inspired to go beyond consciousness by some extraordinary insight does beauty manifest unexpectedly.

Arthur Erickson

Only When Quotes #1664007
#67. Did you know that there are no straight lines in the universe? Life doesn't travel in perfectly straight lines. It moves more like a winding river. More often than not, you can only see to the next bend, and only when you reach that next turn can you see more.

T. Harv Eker

Only When Quotes #1663768
#68. Life is like a book son. And every book has an end. No matter how much you like that book you will get to the last page and it will end. No book is complete without its end. And once you get there, only when you read the last words, will you see how good the book is.

Fabio Moon

Only When Quotes #1663575
#69. I ... have two vocations: chess and engineering. If I played chess only, I believe that my success would not have been significantly greater. I can play chess well only when I have fully convalesced from chess and when the 'hunger for chess' once more awakens within me.

Mikhail Botvinnik

Only When Quotes #1662810
#70. Man can be happy and safe only when the heart feels faster than the mind thinks.

Sri Chinmoy

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#71. The discovery of magic can happen only when we transcend our embarrassment about being alive, when we have the bravery to proclaim the goodness and dignity of human life, without either hesitation or arrogance. Then magic can descend onto our existence.

Chogyam Trungpa

Only When Quotes #1661569
#72. Only when the mind is free has the body a chance to be free. Yes, they must believe, they must believe. Because I know what it means to be a slave. I am a slave.

Ernest Gaines

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#73. Only when we see both the freeness and the cost of forgiveness will we get relief from the guilt as well as liberation from the power of sin in our lives.

Timothy Keller

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#74. It isn't right to be obedient only when things go well; it is much harder to be a good, obedient soldier when things go badly and times are hard. Obedience and faith at such time is a virtue.

Wilhelm Keitel

Only When Quotes #1661205
#75. Lastly, anyone who believes in the possibility of total animal liberation while billions of humans continue to inhabit and decimate the planet is delusional. Only when most humans have died off will there be a chance to returning to a society that values all beings for who they are.

Jerry Vlasak

Only When Quotes #1661195
#76. God and the doctor we like adore,
But only when in danger, not before.

John Owen

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#77. Happy, beautiful people have no need of God. It is only when people are debased by degeneracy of the mind or body that they consciously seek me out. And I desire to be sought out. Worshiped. For

Nicole Cushing

Only When Quotes #1660771
#78. Overcoming the problems we face today and planting the seed of peace is not a task for any one nation, people, or religion. This will be possible only when spiritually awakened people from every corner of the world share the power of a single vision and create an alliance of Earth-Humans.

Ilchi Lee

Only When Quotes #1658031
#79. Only when the problem is gone will we get rid of the word 'feminism'. But I doubt that will happen in my lifetime

Caroline Criado-Perez

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#80. The wise man thinks about his troubles only when there is some purpose in doing so; at other times he thinks about other things, or, if it is night, about nothing at all.

Bertrand Russell

Only When Quotes #1656335
#81. Culture arises only when the individual fulfills his cycle of obligations. If everyone recognizes and fulfills his cycle of obligations, genuineness emerges. The culture of a whole nation can in the final analysis be built upon nothing else.

Kathe Kollwitz

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#82. A man is courageous
only when he is also afraid.

Erich Maria Remarque

Only When Quotes #1655874
#83. Miracles, contrary to popular belief, do not just happen. A miracle is the achievement of the impossible, and it is only when we put aside out greed, anger, pride and prejudice so that our minds are open and ready to accept it, that a miracle can occur.

Julie Andrews Edwards

Only When Quotes #1655235
#84. I've always felt happy in my own company. It's only when I get around other people that things get sticky.

Helen Oyeyemi

Only When Quotes #1655116
#85. Those of us who have the luck to enjoy good health forget about this vast parallel universe of the unwell-their daily miseries, their banal ordeals. Only when you cross that frontier into the world of ill-health do you recognize its quiet, massive presence, its brooding permanence.

William Boyd

Only When Quotes #1653837
#86. The bad mood fairy comes to annoy you only when you are actually in a good position, but don't yet realise it!

Jonathan Cainer

Only When Quotes #1653742
#87. Oh, without prayer what are the church's agencies, but the stretching out of a dead man's arm, or the lifting up of the lid of a blind man's eye? Only when the Holy Spirit comes is there any life and force and power.

Charles Spurgeon

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#88. Women used to be elected only when their husbands died and they became widows. The men found this was too hard on them. That's why they've become feminists.

Gloria Steinem

Only When Quotes #1651908
#89. Only when a republic's life is in danger should a man uphold his government when it is wrong. There is no other time.

Mark Twain

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#90. In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, not does it comport with our policy so to do. It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defence.

James Monroe

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#91. Violence against women can end only when the culprits get punished.

Mukhtar Ma'i

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#92. Just as we can play beautiful music only when the strings on the violin are in proper tension, so we can grow only when we are stretched from what we are to what we can be. There is no growth without tension.

J. Grant Howard

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#93. I am also convinced that one gains the purest joy from spirited things only when they are not tied in with earning one's livelihood.

Albert Einstein

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#94. Wisdom is a living stream, not an icon to be preserved in a museum. Only when a practitioner finds the spring of wisdom in his or her own life can it flow to a future generation

Nhat Hanh

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#95. Only when your inner life is right will your outer life be right as well.

Jim George

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#96. I have learned that a man has the right and obligation to look down at another man, only when that man needs help to get up from the ground.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Only When Quotes #1635725
#97. We know that happiness is short-lived, that we fail to cherish it when it is within our grasp and value it only when it has vanished forever.

Jose Saramago

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#98. One should marry only when one is wise enough. Marriage is not for young people. For young people is to fool around. Marriage is for those who have experienced life in many ways, who have seen all the colors, the whole spectrum of it, and are now ready to settle.


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#99. That was what he'd made of her. A siren. A mermaid, and only when he dragged her under would she finally be able to breathe.

Pepper Winters

Only When Quotes #1642083
#100. Each day will be triumphant only when your smiles bring forth smiles from others.

Og Mandino

Only When Quotes #1633130

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