quote by Oswald Chambers

The prayer of the feeblest saint who lives in the Spirit and keeps right with God is a terror to Satan. The very powers of darkness are paralyzed by prayer; no spiritualistic seance can succeed in the presence of a humble praying saint. No wonder Satan tries to keep our minds fussy in active work till we cannot think in prayer.

— Oswald Chambers

Pleasurable Fussy quotations

Part of life and part of the enjoyment of life is a croissant and a chocolate cake and eggs and milkshakes and oatmeal. There's so many things, you have to learn to appreciate it all. When I don't eat as much as I should, I'm not fun to be around; I'm fussy.

I don't believe that God is a fussy faultfinder in dealing with theological ideas. He who provides forgiveness for a sinful life will also surely be a generous judge of theological reflection. Even an orthodox theologian can be spiritually dead, while perhaps a heretic crawls on forbidden bypaths to the sources of life.

On the whole, I think women wear too much and are to fussy.

You can't see the person for all the clutter.

Any fool can be fussy and rid himself of energy all over the place, but a man has to have something in him before he can settle down to do nothing.

I still get a lot of material but I find that as one gets older you get more fussy. You know you're going spend a year or a year and a half on this and you know there are only so many films in you so you get a little bit more selective.

It is the Americans who have managed to crown minced beef as hamburger, and to send it round the world so that even the fussy French have taken to le boeuf hache, le hambourgaire.

Never put more than two waves in a picture; it's fussy.

Epicureanism did inspire libertine culture in isolated sects, but Epicurus himself rejected an ethics of sensory indulgence, and he would have disowned latter-day 'Epicureanism' as a fussy, expensive, unphilosophical approach to eating and drinking.

You know how fussy and particular I am in painting.

I am ever removing the paint and repainting the spot until I am completely exhausted.

Do not think me fussy when I specify tidiness.

It is essential... In printing, remember that cleanliness and order wait upon success.

The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take. He becomes fussy about filing, keen on seeing that pencils are sharpened, eager to ensure that the windows are open (or shut) and apt to use two or three different-colored inks.

I am not a book collector, and I am not fussy about particular editions.

As long as the words are there I don't mind.

I'm fussy. I'm stubborn. I want all the little details and I don't want to look like anyone else - that to me is very important.

I've discovered that I value simplicity above all in dressing.

I don't like anything I wear to be too complicated or fussy.

There are people who claim to be instinctive cooks, who never follow recipes or weigh anything at all. All I can say is they're not very fussy about what they eat. For me, cooking is an exact art and not some casual game.

Real speech can only come from complete silence.

Incomplete silence is as fussy as deliberate conversation.

Why is it that all cars are women? Because they're fussy and demanding.

I am quite fussy about clothes.

Being a singer now I have to get all fussy... I must have my ginger and lemon and all that.

"Fussy eater" is a euphemism for "big pain in the ass."

Why is it that all cars are women?" he asked.

"Because they're fussy and demanding," answered Zee. "Because if they were men, they'd sit around and complain instead of getting the job done," I told him.

If it was just the potatoes that were affected, at the end of the day you will pay the price if you're a fussy eater.

Glamour is fun! Spending time to get ready isnt about being fussy; its about taking care of myself.

My process of working is not really that unique.

I like to paint during the day, and block out large chunks of time with which to work. I prefer to work on a painting in a few swift passes, and not fuss over it. I think that the work needs to have an energy to it that can't be accomplished if one is adding a few strokes everyday. Once a piece is done, I don't work on it anymore. I hate fussy.

I'm not fussy about the medium I work in.

I'll do television radio, you know. I have to, because that's the only way I can do continually good roles.

I've actually always been fussy about the work I do.

A lot of things appearing under my byline were written in one draft.

But when I started to write poetry, I started getting fussy about every syllable. I wouldn't allow the work to be seen unless it felt perfect. Not clunky at all, no clunky syllables. So, really, for the printed page, it had to have a feeling of rhythmic and syntactic verisimilitude or something.

It is curious and interesting to notice what an attraction a fussy, mincing, nickel-plated word has for you.

I distrust Great Men... I believe in aristocracy, though... Its members are to be found in all nations and classes, and all through the ages, and there is a secret understanding between them when they meet... They are sensitive for others as well as for themselves, they are considerate without being fussy, their pluck is not swankiness but the power to endure, and they can take a joke.

I'm very fussy about how my records sound, but I'm very aware that because of the way they sound, I will never be a big-selling, mainstream artist because the public has gotten conditioned to hearing pop music in a certain way. And I don't do it that way.

Thank God I'm over the hill. The only heat I have left comes from hot flashes, my promiscuity is confined to the words "one size fits all," and I buy my white cotton unmentionables at Boadicea's Retreat, not Victoria's Secret. None of the things men do to women could possibly happen to me now unless the U.S. is invaded by one of those new Russian republics whose soldiers aren't fussy.

Loneliness is more likely to lead to fussy housekeeping than to grand views of the Universe.

I've never been a girly-girl, never drawn to things that are fussy.

There isn't anything I don't eat, although I'm not too keen on creepy crawly things. Other than that, I'm quite adventurous. I like all types of red meat, and I'm not a fussy eater at all.