Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.— Marie Curie
Most Powerful Less quotations
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.
Love is friendship that has caught fire.
It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.
I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.
The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. French translation
If we as a people realized the greatness from which we came we would be less likely to disrespect ourselves.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being.
The less Holy Spirit we have, the more cake and coffee we need to keep the church going.
Less is more. Simplicity is awesome. That's all you need in life. Its just my personal philosophy.
Our aim is not merely to make the child understand, and still less to force him to memorize, but so to touch his imagination as to enthuse him to his innermost core.
Once you accept you are being judged by people who have less knowledge than yourself, then what's it worth?
The less time you spend with Truth, the easier it is to believe lies.
It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand.
I love to be clean. I wear the same things, all of my clothes pretty much look the same. I'm a plain and simple type of guy. I don't really do a lotta busy colors and things of that nature. I feel like less is more.
The world is a severe schoolmaster, for its frowns are less dangerous than its smiles and flatteries, and it is a difficult task to keep in the path of wisdom.
Being a Christan is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God's will.
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
The more you sweat in battle, the less you bleed in war.
I can concede that the government has no knowledge of the people, but I believe the people know less of the government. There are useless officials, evil, if you like, but there are also good ones, and these are not able to accomplish anything because they encounter an inert mass, the population that takes little part in matters that concern them.
I found I had less and less to say, until finally, I became silent, and began to listen. I discovered in the silence, the voice of God
Working out is modern couture. No outfit is going to make you look or feel as good as having a fit body. Buy less clothing and go to the gym instead.
Energy moves in waves. Waves move in patterns. Patterns move in rhythms. A human being is just that energy, waves, patterns, rhythms. Nothing more. Nothing less. A dance.
Have more than you show, Speak less than you know.
I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.
Understand: you are one of a kind. Your character traits are a kind of chemical mix that will never be repeated in history. There are ideas unique to you, a specific rhythm and perspective that are your strengths, not your weaknesses. You must not be afraid of your uniqueness and you must care less and less what people think of you.
Good design is as little design as possible.
Less, but better - because it concentrates on the essential aspects, and the products are not burdened with non-essentials. Back to purity, back to simplicity.
Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe, the less taste we shall have for destruction.
It seems that our brave new world is becoming less tolerant, spiritual and educated than it ever was when I was young.
You just have to determine to settle for nothing less than being FULLY ALIVE, to show up, be who you are, and share your gifts.
Now is the time to understand more, so we fear less.
Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.