Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.

Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine

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Beauty is not caused. It is.

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.

Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.

Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech.

That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.

If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.

Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.

A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty.

To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.

Worry: a sustained form of fear caused by indecision.

If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.

One could argue that most of the trouble in the world is caused by introspection.

Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.

It's essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself.

In the history of mankind, fanaticism has caused more harm than vice.

The Los Angeles riots were not caused by the Rodney King verdict.

The Los Angeles riots were caused by rioters.

Diabetes is caused by melancholy.

The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.

Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused.

Only one-fourth of the sorrow in each man's life is caused by outside uncontrollable elements, the rest is self-imposed by failing to analyze and act with calmness.

For among other evils caused by being disarmed, it renders you contemptible;

which is one of those disgraceful things which a prince must guard against.

I am the slave of my baptism. Parents, you have caused my misfortune, and you have caused your own.

Most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally evil, but by people being fundamentally people.

Words will not be able to ever express how sorry I am for this, and I have profound regret and sorrow for the multitude of mistakes and harm I have caused.

The failure of Socialism since 1945 is that whilst encouraging us all, the creators of wealth, to produce less through strikes, it has caused us all to demand a higher level of our own product.

I want business to prosper and make a profit caused by business expansion and prosperity.

I know when I'm working I seldom get into trouble.

My educated guess is that boredom has caused most of the problems with Hollywood celebrities.

A very small percentage of the people in this world will actually experience and live today. So many people will be stuck on another day, another time that traumatized them and caused them to spiritually stutter so they miss out on this day.

Never the spirit was born; the spirit shall cease to be never;Never was time it was not; End and Beginning are dreams!Birthless and deathless and changeless remaineth the spirit for ever;Death hath not touched it at all, dead though the house of it seems!Who knoweth it exhaustless, self-sustained,Immortal, indestructible,shall suchSay, I have killed a man, or caused to kill?Nay, but as when one layethHis worn-out robes away,And, taking new ones, sayeth,These will I wear to-day!So putteth by the spiritLightly its garb of flesh,And passeth to inheritA residence afresh.

It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant flow of fraudulent advertising is no trivial thing. There is more than one way to conquer a country.

People between 20 and 40 are not sympathetic.

The child has the capacity to do but it can't know. It only knows when it is no longer able to do-after 40. Between 20 and 40 the will of the child to do gets stronger, more dangerous, but it has not yet begun to know yet. Since his capacity to do is forced into channels of evil through environment and pressures, man is strong before he is moral. The world's anguish is caused by people between 20 and 40.

It-was a tiny mollusc that caused Walter, grandfather of the greatest biologist of the twentieth century, to forge a brief link with the greatest biologist of the nineteenth: Charles Darwin. . . . . . We know this because later that day he wrote hesitantly to Darwin to report what he had found.

A fact is like a sack -- it won't stand up if it's empty.

To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.

Keep out of the suction caused by those who drift backwards.

It's just as easy to form the habit of succeeding as it is to succumb to the habit of failure. Habits aren't instincts; they're acquired reactions. They don't just happen; they are caused. Once you determine the original cause of a habit, it is within your power either to accept or reject it.

In making up the character of God, the old theologians failed to mention that He is of infinite cheerfulness. The omission has caused the world much tribulation.

Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.

The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line -- the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men in Asia and Africa, in America and the islands of the sea. It was a phase of this problem that caused the Civil War.

All the political seers and sorcerers seem to be agreed that the coming Presidential campaign will be full of bitterness, and that most of it will be caused by religion. I count Prohibition as a part of religion, for it has surely become so in the United States. The Prohibitionists, seeing all their other arguments destroyed by the logic of events, have fallen back upon the mystical doctrine that God is somehow on their side, and that opposing them thus takes on the character of blasphemy.

It is only the minority of people who seek self-improvement or personal growth.

This is because whatever one's self-criticisms, one secretly really believes that one's way of being is okay and probably the only correct one. They are alright as they are, and all problems are caused by other people's selfishness, unfairness, and by the external world.

They mustn't know my despair, I can't let them see the wounds which they have caused, I couldn't bear their sympathy and their kind-hearted jokes, it would only make me want to scream all the more. If I talk, everyone thinks I'm showing off; when I'm silent they think I'm ridiculous; rude if I answer, sly if I get a good idea, lazy if I'm tired, selfish if I eat a mouthful more than I should, stupid, cowardly, crafty, etc. etc.

The Buddhists think that, because we've all had infinite previous lives, we've all been each other's relatives. Therefore all of you, in the Buddhist view, in some previous life ... have been my mother - for which I do apologize for the trouble I caused you.

I used to be a discipline problem, which caused me embarrassment until I realized that being a discipline problem in a racist society is sometimes an honor.

The American foreign policy trauma of the sixties and seventies was caused by applying valid principles to unsuitable conditions.

Love must precede hatred, and nothing is hated save through being contrary to a suitable thing which is loved. And hence it is that every hatred is caused by love.

Lenin was the first to discover that capitalism 'inevitably' caused war;

and he discovered this only when the First World War was already being fought. Of course he was right. Since every great state was capitalist in 1914.

You know, in the 1970's, when I was in high school, I belonged to a band called the Happy Funk Band. Until an unfortunate typo caused us to be expelled from school.