The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.— Bill Watterson
Jaw-dropping Surest quotations
The surest way to determine whether one possesses the love of God is to see whether he or she loves his or her neighbor. These two loves are never separated. Rest assured, the more you progress in love of neighbor the more your love of God will increase.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to Heaven.
There are others: innocence, but that is for little children; penance, but we are afraid of it; generous endurance of trials of life, but when they come we weep and ask to be. The surest, easiest, shortest way is the Eucharist.
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
The surest way to work up a crusade in favor of some good cause is to promise people they will have a chance of maltreating someone. To be able to destroy with good conscience, to be able to behave badly and call your bad behavior 'righteous indignation' — this is the height of psychological luxury, the most delicious of moral treats.
One of the surest signs of the Philistine is his reverence for the superior tastes of those who put him down.
The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him.
The surest way of achieving your goal is through the single-minded pursuit of simple actions.
The root of all our personal and emotional difficulties is a lack of togetherness... I therefore believe that the surest route to overcoming problems and becoming the people we were meant to be is reconnecting with God and with our community.
Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men.
The cross is the surest, truest and deepest window on the very heart and character of the living and loving God.
Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
The surest test of discipline is its absence.
One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Time-Use it or lose it. Time, like a snowflake, disappears while we're trying to decide what to do with it. The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time.
National injustice is the surest road to national downfall.
An impersonal and scientific knowledge of the structure of our bodies is the surest safeguard against prurient curiosity and lascivious gloating.
There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians.
There is no honest woman with an uncorrupted heart whom a man is not sure of conquering by dint of gratitude. It is one of the surest and shortest means.
Bodily and spiritual affliction are the surest sign of Divine predilection.
Gratitude for suffering is a precious jewel for our heavenly crown... Man should always firmly believe that God sends just that trial which is most beneficial for him.
The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
Focusing on strengths is the surest way to greater job satisfaction, team performance and organizational excellence.
The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time
The surest defense against Evil is extreme individualism, originality of thinking, whimsicality, even-if you will-eccentricity. That is, something that can't be feigned, faked, imitated; something even a seasoned imposter couldn't be happy with.
The surest way to escape anxiety and defeat despair is action. Do, don't dwell.
All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it.
The surest way to heal an eco-system is to connect it to more of itself.
An educated, enlightened & informed population is one of the surest ways of promoting the health of a democracy
Perhaps our national ambition to standardize ourselves has behind it the notion that democracy means standardization. But standardization is the surest way to destroy the initiative, to denumb the creative impulse above all else essential to the vitality and growth of democratic ideals.