Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.

— Albert Einstein

Instructive Invariable quotations

Understand: people will constantly attack you in life.

One of their main weapons will be to instill in you doubts about yourself – your worth, your abilities, your potential. They will often disguise this as their objective opinion, but invariably it has a political purpose – they want to keep you down.

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.

I take comfort in knowing that it was the shepherds to whom the angels appeared when they announced Christ's birth. Invariably throughout the course of history, God has appeared to people on the fringes. It's nice to find theological justification for your quirks.

It is a foolish woman who expects her husband to be to her that which only Jesus Christ Himself can be: always ready to forgive, totally understanding, unendingly patient, invariably tender and loving, unfailing in every area, anticipating every need, and making more than adequate provision. Such expectations put a man under an impossible strain

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.

Man’s will is free to follow his inclinations, but fallen man’s inclinations are always and invariably away from God.

I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort.

The attempt to make heaven on earth invariably produces hell.

Corruption is worse than prostitution.

The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.

The predominant thought or the mental attitude is the magnet, and the law is that like attracts like, consequently, the mental attitude will invariably attract such conditions as correspond to its nature.

Invariably, micromanaging results in four problems: deceit, disloyalty, conflict, and communication problems.

Great powers of all persuasions care deeply about their survival, and there is always the danger in a bipolar or multipolar system that they will be attacked by another great power. In these circumstances, liberal great powers regularly dress up their hard-nosed behavior with liberal rhetoric. They talk like liberals and act like realists. Should they adopt liberal policies that are at odds with realist logic, they invariably come to regret it.

The only certainty we have is that those who are certain of a way to arrive at worldly salvation, are committed enough to organize around this, and seek power to enforce it, will invariably descend into a bloody totalitarian fascism.

Making the family a top priority will invariably bring success.

Tao invariably takes no action, and yet there is nothing left undone.

Truth is not always in a well. In fact, as regards the more important knowledge, I do believe that she is invariably superficial. The depth lies in the valleys where we seek her, and not upon the mountain-tops where she is found.

Unless you have already put God first, for example, what you will have to do to be financially secure, impress other people, or fulfill your desires will invariably lead you against God's wishes. That is why the first of the Ten Commandments, “You shall have no gods who take priority over me,” is the first of the Ten Commandments.

Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.

This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!

Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.

In every community there is a class of people profoundly dangerous to the rest.

I don't mean the criminals. For them we have punitive sanctions. I mean the leaders. Invariably the most dangerous people seek the power. While in the parlors of indignation the right-thinking citizen brings his heart to a boil. (p. 51)

A rise of wages from this cause will, indeed, be invariably accompanied by a rise in the price of commodities; but in such cases, it will be found that labour and all commodities have not varied in regard to each other, and that the variation has been confined to money.

I think it will be found that experience, the true source and foundation of all knowledge, invariably confirms its truth.

The kind of people who always go on about whether a thing is in good taste invariably have very bad taste.

The trouble with telling a good story is that it invariably reminds the other fellow of a dull one.

The more facts you tell, the more you sell.

An advertisement's chance for success invariably increases as the number of pertinent merchandise facts included in the advertisement increases.

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything.

Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.

When we lessen lectin consumption, the gut wall reseals and the stimulus to store fat is removed. Lectins no longer bind to insulin receptors, and we no longer store fat aggressively. Weight loss invariably follows.

Force always attracts men of low morality, and I believe it to be an invariable rule that tyrants of genius are succeeded by scoundrels.

An autocratic system of coercion, in my opinion, soon degenerates.

For force always attracts men of low morality, and I believe it to be an invariable rule that tyrants of genius are succeeded by scoundrels. For this reason I have always been passionately opposed to systems such as we see in Italy and Russia to-day.

If the bubble reputation can be obtained only at the cannon's mouth, I am willing to go there for it, provided the cannon is empty. If it is loaded my immortal and inflexible purpose is to get over the fence and go home. My invariable practice in war has been to bring out of every fight two-thirds more men than when I went in. This seems to me Napoleonic in its grandeur.

Doubt is invariably the result of want or weakness of faith.

Power invariably elects to go into the hands of the strong.

That strength may be physical or of the heart or, if we do not fight shy of the word, of the spirit. Strength of the heart connotes soul-force. Let it be remembered that physical force is transitory, even as the body is transitory. But the power of spirit is permanent even as the spirit is everlasting.

Success goes thus invariably with a certain plus or positive power: an ounce of power must balance an ounce of weight.

The worthless and offensive members of society, whose existence is a social pest, invariably think themselves the most ill-used people alive, and never get over their astonishment at the ingratitude and selfishness of their contemporaries.

Read proudly--put the duty of being read invariably on the author.

If he is not read, whose fault is it? I am quite ready to be charmed, but I shall not make-believe I am charmed.

A man who moralizes is usually a hypocrite, and a woman who moralizes is invariably plain.

There is only one real tragedy in a woman's life.

The fact that her past is always her lover, and her future invariably her husband.

A man whose desire is to be something separate from himself, to be a member of Parliament, or a successful grocer, or a prominent solicitor, or a judge, or something equally tedious, invariably succeeds in being what he wants to be. That is his punishment. Those who want a mask have to wear it.

Good intentions are invariably ungrammatical.

No man should have a secret from his wife. She invariably finds it out.