Unpromising Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 35 Unpromising Quotes

#1. Water and stones. Those are the unpromising ingredients of two very different endeavors ... painting, because artists' pigments are made from fluids ... mixed together with powdered stones to give color ... and the other is alchemy, the stone the ultimate goal. - Author: James Elkins
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#2. Failure too is a form of death. - Author: Graham Greene
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#3. There is more respect to be won in the opinion of this world by a resolute and courageous liquidation of unsound positions than by the most stubborn pursuit of extravagant or unpromising objectives. - Author: George F. Kennan
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#4. Large cocktail parties are an infamous technique for ridding yourself of social obligations to people you usually don't know well or like much, which is such an unpromising beginning that I've rarely known one that recovered and turned into a great party. - Author: Barbara Walters
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#5. What is becoming more interesting than the myths themselves has been the study of how the myths were constructed from sparse or unpromising facts indeed, sometimes from no facts in a kind of mute conspiracy of longing, very rarely under anybody's conscious control. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#6. I continued with whatever 'qualified climbers' I could con into this rather unpromising venture. - Author: Warren G. Harding
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#7. Creativeness is finding patterns where none exist. - Author: Thomas M. Disch
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#8. She had always looked for sparks of competence, like a diamond prospector in an unpromising wasteland. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#9. But at some point, a full-grown woman has to be accountable for her own self, and for the choices she's made. - Author: Cherie Priest
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#10. Near-death experiences give you balance. You become more worldly. Your ideas become bigger. - Author: Jason Calacanis
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#11. Repeats are the worst, and 'Peanuts' was the one that started that. They don't rerun the news, do they? They don't repeat any other part of the paper. Why do they do it in the comics? - Author: Stephan Pastis
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#12. Take my picture Hollywood. I wanna be STAR - Author: Lady Gaga
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#13. If the egalitarian wishes to realise his ideal, given the unpromising nature of his material, he might consider rendering all persons equally dead, for perhaps only thus could he eradicate any difference. - Author: D. Michael Quinn
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#14. The site looks unpromising from a distance, blending in with the surrounding sepia-toned hills, but I'm learning that looks can be deceiving. - Author: Lynn Austin
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#15. Joy is a mystery because it can happen anywhere, anytime, even under the most unpromising circumstances, even in the midst of suffering, with tears in its eyes ... - Author: Frederick Buechner
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#16. Never write anything that does not move you or give you pleasure. Emotion is then transferred from the writer to the reader. - Author: Massimo Marino
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#17. How do you know, right now, that you are aware of being aware, or conscious? - Author: Henry Reed
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#18. As well to clutch at the moon's reflection in a still midnight pond as to seek a grip on that bright mind. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#19. I have seen great beauty of spirit in some who were great sufferers. I have seen men, for the most part, grow better not worse with advancing years, and I have seen the last illness produce treasures of fortitude and meekness from most unpromising subjects. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#20. America's public schools have served their purpose. Free and compulsory education was good for a somewhat unpromising young nation. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#21. The positive emotions that arise in ... unpromising circumstances demonstrate that social ties and meaningful work are deeply desired, readily improvised, and intensely rewarding. The very structure of our economy and society prevent these goals from being achieved. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#22. The power of love and caring can change the world. - Author: James Autry
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#23. Books are like seeds. They can lie dormant for centuries and then flower in the most unpromising soil. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#24. One of many joyful moments with BB King was him letting me play 'Lucille.'
... The thrill will never be gone ... - Author: Stevie Wonder
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#25. Surely women's liberation is a most unpromising panacea. But the movement is working politically, because our sexuality is so confused, our masculinity so uncertain, and our families so beleaguered that no one knows what they are for or how they are sustained. - Author: George Gilder
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#26. When the world grinds you down, you pick a handful of fires to hold close to your heart. - Author: Robert Jackson Bennett
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#27. You may wonder why I'm not in the Hab right now. Because I fled in terror, that's why! And I'm not sure what the hell to do next. - Author: Andy Weir
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#28. God has often given His people favor in the sight of heathen masters (as Joseph and Daniel), and has magnified the sufficiency of His grace by preserving their souls in the midst of the most unpromising environments. His saints are found in very unlikely places. - Author: Arthur W. Pink
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#29. The sunk-cost fallacy keeps people for too long in poor jobs, unhappy marriages, and unpromising research projects. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#30. A man who cannot win fame in big own age will have a very small chance of winning it from posterity. True, there are some half-dozen exceptions to this truth among millions of myriads that attest it; but what man of common sense would invest any large amount of hope in so unpromising a lottery? - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#31. We have had much to bear already. And still more will we have to bear. Let us thank God for being young. - Author: Joseph Goebbels
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#32. Even in the pettiest, most unpromising material, she had discovered, you could find real treasures. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#33. Rob Doherty has been a real superstar for us The Mentalist for years. He is an extremely talented writer, and he just tapped into the DNA of this character in a way that we'd not heard before. So, from the moment it walked in the door, and then we read the script, it was a definite player for us. - Author: Nina Tassler
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#34. The new always looks so puny-so unpromising-next to the reality of the massive, ongoing business. - Author: Peter Drucker
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#35. It is the way of weakened minds to see everything through a black cloud. The soul forms its own horizons; your soul is darkened, and consequently the sky of the future appears stormy and unpromising - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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