Top Being Thankful For What You Do Have Quotes

Browse top 26 famous quotes and sayings about Being Thankful For What You Do Have by most favorite authors.

Favorite Being Thankful For What You Do Have Quotes

1. "I was really involved with other people's opinions of me, and it got heightened during my film career. I don't have any opinion, good or bad about it, it just was. It's not the way I feel now, and I think yoga has a lot to do with that."
Author: Ali MacGraw
2. "Cruelty is a mystery, and the waste of pain. But if we describe a world to compass these things, a world that is a long, brute game, then we bump against another mystery: the inrush of power and light…unless all ages and races of men have been deluded by the same mass hypnotist (who?), there seems to be such a thing as beauty, a grace wholly gratuitous…we don't know what's going on here. If these tremendous events are random combinations of matter run amok, the yield of millions of monkeys at millions of typewriters, then what is it in us, hammered out of those same typewriters, that they ignite? We must somehow take a wider view, look at the whole landscape, really see it, and describe what's going on here. Then we can at least wail the right question into the swaddling band of darkness, or, if it comes to that, choir the proper praise."
Author: Annie Dillard
3. "(from A Love Story, Eight Takes)??8?As it turns out, there is a wrong way to tell this story.?I was wrong to tell you how multi-true everything is,??when it would be truer to say nothing.?I've invented so much and prevented more.??But I'd like to talk with you about other things,?in absolute quiet. In extreme context.??To see you again, isn't love revision??It could have gone so many ways.??This just one of the ways it went.?Tell me another."
Author: Brenda Shaughnessy
4. "I build community. However, I do it wearing a number of hats."
Author: Cameron Sinclair
5. "As I was fixing in the bathroom, I thought about how I used to tell my ex Anne that there was "no reality." Light merely entered the eye and was translated into electrical signals which were translated into chemical signals translated into gestalts and translated into electrical signals again and so on. It was all a dream of a dream of a dream signifying a source which could be reality of which we experienced only distant modulated echoes of ripples.This used to really annoy her because she suspected it had something to do with my failure to get a job."
Author: Carl John X. Veraja
6. "What could she tell him? I notice everything about him, from his flawed nose to his battle scars to his eyes as blue as an upland lake at midsummer. Sometimes I see the boy he would have been had it not been for his life at Ragmarket. He wears his pain on his face in unguarded moments; at other times, I can see just how dangerous he is. No, she couldn't say any of that."
Author: Cinda Williams Chima
7. "Unless someone truly has the power to say no, they never truly have the power to say yes."
Author: Dan Millman
8. "Movie SF is, by definition, dumbed down - there have only been three or four SF movies in the history of film that aspire to the complexity of literary SF."
Author: Dan Simmons
9. "It's a source of great sadness to me that my father died without having seen me do anything worthwhile. He was constantly having to make excuses for me."
Author: Daniel Day Lewis
10. "You can't lead your troops if your troops do not trust you."
Author: Diane Ravitch
11. "Somebody referred to what I do as subliminal activism, which I like."
Author: Edward Burtynsky
12. "Ushikawa's appearance made him stand out. He did not have the sort of looks suited for stakeouts or tailing people. As much as he might try to lose himself in a crowd, he was inconspicuous as a centipede in a cup of yogurt"
Author: Haruki Murakami
13. "Old age is not a limitation or that your time have expired. Retirement is not that you are tired.You have more experience"
Author: Ikechukwu Joseph
14. "Don't give me books for Christmas; I already have a book."
Author: Jean Harlow
15. "Do you have some sort of issue with jackets?"
Author: Katie McGarry
16. "I didn't do it to you, I did it to her. Maybeyour past self thinks it's funny.""She doesn't.""That's not my fault. Besides, I'm not a mindreader. You expect me to realize you'respeaking on behalf of all Lucindas ever, every time you talk.You never said anything about not razzingyour past lives. It's all in good fun. For me, anyway."
Author: Lauren Kate
17. "I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don't feel desperate. It's not about creating or building a career."
Author: Lisa Bonet
18. "Miles exhaled carefully, faint with rage and reminded grief. He does not know, he told himself. He cannot know... "Ivan, one of these days somebody is going to pull out a weapon and plug you, and you're going to die in bewilderment, crying, "What did I say? What did I say?""What did I say?" asked Ivan indignantly."
Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
19. "My hands look terrible but I can do anything I want to do, so, you know, I just think I'm playing all around with more good taste and not dashing up and down the piano."
Author: Marian McPartland
20. "By imitating the manners and the mode of life of the West,the Muslims are being gradually forced to adopt the Western moral outlook: for the imitation of outward appearance leads,by degrees, to a corresponding assimilation of the world-view responsible for that appearance."
Author: Muhammad Asad
21. "You can't talk about life without talking about politics. You have to have both. If you're just a political person, you're going to burn out. If you, as an artist, are just focused inward, you're going to eventually be irrelevant."
Author: Robert Adams
22. "Listen" said Mather. "I understand what you're going through, I really do. An Indian woman in college. I understand. I'm a Marxist."Really," said Marie. "I'm a Libra."
Author: Sherman Alexie
23. "And my piece of advice is...don't flirt with any of the female instructors. They all have access to weapons bigger than yours."
Author: Simone Elkeles
24. "What do the Jante Law devotees call an epileptic?An attention seeker!"
Author: Stephan Attia
25. "To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle."
Author: William Osler
26. "Not many people are interested in what somebody else is thinking, or what they have to say. The best you can hope for is they'll listen to you just so you'll have to listen to them."
Author: William Wharton

Being Thankful For What You Do Have Quotes Pictures

Quotes About Being Thankful For What You Do Have
Quotes About Being Thankful For What You Do Have
Quotes About Being Thankful For What You Do Have

Today's Quote

Ever since we invented fire and the wheel, we've been demonstrating both our ability and our inherent desire to fix things that we don't like about ourselves and our environment."
Author: Aubrey De Grey

Famous Authors

Popular Topics