quote by Gilbert K. Chesterton

Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

Uplifting Been Found Wanting quotations

Been found wanting quote For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope yo

For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.

My discovery of Tarkovsky's first film was like a miracle.

Suddenly, I found myself standing at the door of a room the keys of which had, until then, never been given to me. It was a room I had always wanted to enter and where he was moving freely and fully at ease.

You are every reason, every hope and every dream I've ever had.

Been found wanting quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v

One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.

Feast of Patrick, Bishop of Armagh, Missionary, Patron of Ireland, c.

460 The evidence for Christian truth is not exhaustive, but it is sufficient. Too often, Christianity has not been tried and found wanting--it has been found wanting, and not tried.

It's understandable why a minority that was treated as badly as blacks in this country have been for so long would, when they finally found themselves on top, brag about it and want to shout from the rooftops.

Early detection is key," she said. "And if I hadn't found my lump early, I don't know what would have been. I am still here and I want to encourage women to do that on a regular basis.

Been found wanting quote If you want to fly, give up everything that weights you down.

If you want to fly, give up everything that weights you down.

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The evidence for Christian truth is not exhaustive, but it is sufficient.

Too often, Christianity has not been tried and found wanting - it has been found demanding, and not tried.

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting.

It has been found difficult; and left untried.

It's been almost a century that Edward's been alone.

Now he's found you. You can't see the changes we see, we who have been with him for so long. Do you think any of us want to look into his eyes for the next hundred years if he loses you?

Been found wanting quote Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where

Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.

Of all the ways we have found to hurt ourselves, the worse has been through love. We are always suffering because of someone who doesn't love us, or someone who has left us, or someone who won't leave us. If we are alone, it is because no one wants us.

We've been given this gift, our planet, and we've found no other place in the universe that we can inhabit. I want to do something to create radical change to help save it. It's our responsibility.

I've been very lucky, from the beginning.

I've found that as long as you're fundamentally good - as long as you're not being bad to people - people give you a lot of room to be yourself, because being yourself is being honest. And that's what people want to see.

Been found wanting quote Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want

Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.

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It was at our library that I found Nancy Drew and fell in love with the genre.

I've been grateful ever since for those tolerant, book-loving librarians who allowed a child like me to read what I wanted to read.

Girl I know it's real cause I've been around it. You only want what's real you just never found it

So this was different. I was amazing now - to them and to myself. It was like I had been born to be a vampire. The idea made me want to laugh, but it also made me want to sing. I had found my true place in the world, the place I fit, the place I shined.

Been found wanting quote The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life what I wanted to die.

The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life what I wanted to die.

Getting pregnant wasn't easy, and I found that devastating.

I really beat myself up for waiting so long when I'd always wanted children and family had been the basis of my happiness my whole life.

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting.

It has been found difficult and left untried.

Los Angeles has been my home since the days even before Motley Crue, so I am beyond excited that 'The Side Show' has found a home on 98.7 FM. This is the station I listen to - my friends listen to it, my family listens to it. It's the station I wanted to be on, and I'm psyched to get started.

Been found wanting quote Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.

I had been with the label since I was 21.

The label wanted shiny pop but I didn't. I found a little independent and we've got all these great reviews in England and now it has gone gold.

I very much had wanted to do a picture with more humor than what I had been allowed to do earlier, which is what attracted me to Wonder Boys so much. I found it funny in a very serious way, which is the best kind of comedy.

I have been a vegetarian for forty-two years.

I did it because I didn't want animals to die so I could eat. Then, eight to ten years ago, when I found out the life of a dairy cow is way worse than the life of a beef cow, I understood I had to switch to complete veganism. Otherwise, I would be very inconsistent in my beliefs that animals shouldn't be abused for food.

Been found wanting quote Never let the thing you want make you forget the things you have.

Never let the thing you want make you forget the things you have.

Maybe in this Star Wars world maybe subconsciously I was preparing myself.

But I've just found all of my ideas I've been coming up with are big sci-fi things, and I wanted to do a big epic, a big space opera, and this is it. This is mine.

They [Rappites] were moving from Southern Indiana to Pennsylvania, where they had originally settled when they came from Germany. They were looking for someone who wanted to buy a pre-built town, which wouldn't have been appropriate for any kind of normal settlement. That's when Robert Owen [Welsh industrialist and utopian socialist] buys the village and founds New Harmony.

Digging back through the events of the past, I found that there have been all sorts of people who had a greater effect on us than our own fathers. Perhaps an adult that we wanted to become like, or someone with such a strong presence that even now, they remain in our hearts - someone who might be referred to as a "father of choice."

Been found wanting quote If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.

If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.

I've always felt that most jazz artists don't need producers .

. most jazz artists know what kind of sound they want. They don't need a producer to come in there and tell them, "Oh, I think you should do this." I've always found it very strange that there's been such a thing as producers in jazz.

I'd always been scared of people with tertiary education and high intellects in case they found me wanting. I thought they viewed me as just a welder who knew a few jokes.

What in the world had Grover Cleveland done? Will you tell me? You give it up? I have been looking for six weeks for a Democrat who could tell me what Cleveland has done for the good of his country and for the benefit of the people, but I have not found him.... He says himself...that two-thirds of his time has been uselessly spent with Democrats who want office.... Now he has been so occupied in that way that he has not done anything else.

Been found wanting quote If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.

If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.

I was desperately unhappy with it [Blade Runner].

I was compelled by contract to record five or six different versions of the narration, each of which was found wanting on a storytelling basis. The final version was something that I was completely unhappy with. The movie obviously has a very strong following, but it could have been more than a cult picture.

I wanted to lift the aspects of the lyrics and imagery that I found sincerely powerful and touching, plus the amazing musical extremities, and make my own thing. That's what making music has always been for me. Synthesizing a nonexistent kind of music that I wish existed because I wanted to listen to it.

I've been a professional for I think 13, 14 years.

It's not easy hitting balls every day and staying really motivated throughout the whole period. It's normal [that] you're going to have ups and downs. But I found my way again. And I love the sport. I love competing. I love battling. I love being out there and playing in front of crowds. This is what I've been doing since I was a child. There's nothing else that I want to do.

Been found wanting quote Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you  have made. If you want

Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.

I've been getting my makeup done professionally since I was 12, I've never found a brand that could create that glowing look and flawless finish we all want from beauty products with ingredients that were effective and safe. So I had to create it.

To those who charge that liberalism has been tried and found wanting, I answer that the failure is not in the idea, but in the course of recent history. The New Deal was ended by World War II. The New Frontier was closed by Berlin and Cuba almost before it was opened. And the Great Society lost its greatness in the jungles of Indochina.

Once we have found our passion, we feel a strange contradiction: On one hand, we could die today and life would have been worth it, and at the same time, we want to live forever to continue our connection to our passion.

I ain't never been in no college with famous people.

I was a drifter for a while. I just was desperate to fit in with a group. Really, I was swimming. I was lost, treading water, trying to find my way. I wanted to play football. It didn't work out. I didn't really know what I wanted until I found acting in a theater department, and then everything just fell into place, and I had a passion about something. Then, I started living my life.

Natural knowledge, seeking to satisfy natural wants, has found the ideas which can alone still spiritual cravings. I say that natural knowledge, in desiring to ascertain the laws of comfort, has been driven to discover those of conduct, and to lay the foundations of a new morality.

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