quote by The Notorious B.I.G.

Excellence is my presence. Never tense, never hesitant.

— The Notorious B.I.G.

Competitive Tense quotations

If I speak of Vienna it must be in the past tense, as a man speaks of a woman he has loved and who is dead.

I've always been fascinated by maps and cartography.

A map tells you where you've been, where you are, and where you're going -- in a sense it's three tenses in one.

The One who lives outside of time invites you into a reality that is informed by His perfect plans to give you hope and a future. God speaks in the past tense about battles you’re currently fighting. And He buries the shame of yesterday in order to resurrect the moment you are in and sustain you in the season He is calling you to embrace.

Dada Dada Dada, a roaring of tense colors, and interlacing of opposites and of all contradictions, grotesques, inconsistencies: LIFE.

The past is always tense, the future perfect.

I’m a serious-minded and intense little devil – terribly gauche and so tense that I don’t see how people can stay in the same room as me. I know I couldn’t tolerate myself.

In strategy your spiritual bearing must not be any different from normal.

Both in fighting and in everyday life you should be determined though calm. Meet the situation without tenseness yet not recklessly, your spirit settled yet unbiased.

Exercise is really important to me - it's therapeutic.

So if I'm ever feeling tense or stressed or like I'm about to have a meltdown, I'll put on my iPod and head to the gym or out on a bike ride along Lake Michigan with the girls.

Enclave life becomes very tense, Even when they do elect a leader, the factions remain, with the threat of splitting off.

Spiritual practice is the capacity to offer your love even when you feel hurt, closed down, tense, angry, misunderstood, or hated.

The ability to keep things in perspective is very important for a journalist.

In a tense situation you need the ability to be there, yet somehow step aside; to keep a cool head and keep working without getting frustrated.

Maybe as times get worse we get better.

Our pain makes us feel other people's too; our fear lets us practice valor; we are tense, and tender as well. And among the things we can no longer afford are things we never really wanted anyway.

Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.

A false path must be tensely and angrily defended by those it has deceived.

Musclemen grow on trees. They can tense their muscles and look good in a mirror. So what? I'm interested in practical strength that's going to help me run, jump, twist, punch.

Confidence is the present tense of hope.

You have to relax when you're shooting an arrow.

You can't be tense. And that just helps, in your day-to-day life.

You can sit there, tense and worried, freezing the creative energies, or you can start writing something. It doesn't matter what. In five or ten minutes, the imagination will heat, the tightness will fade, and a certain spirit and rhythm will take over.

Not being tense but ready. Not thinking but not dreaming. Not being set but flexible. Liberation from the uneasy sense of confinement. It is being wholly and quietly alive, aware and alert, ready for whatever may come.

Hope requires a very careful symbolization.

It must not be expressed too fully in the present tense because hope one can touch and handle is not likely to retain its promissory call to a new future. Hope expressed only in the present tense will no doubt be coopted by the managers of this age

A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready.

Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract; and when he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, "I" do not hit, "it" hits all by itself.

The surest way to become Tense, Awkward, and Confused is to develop a mind that tries too hard - one that thinks too much.

Your heart knows the truth of openness and suffers the tense lie of your closure.

You cannot look at a sleeping cat and feel tense.

Who's not sat tense before his own heart's curtain.

I don't view myself from the past present or future tense i like to think of the world from my own personal point of view at whatever time i feel that is relayed to me in conjunction with my well being to progressively grow successfully finacially as well as mentally.

There is no past or future. Using tenses to divide time is like making chalk marks on water.

It takes between three and six hours to make each snowball, depending on snow quality. Wet snow is quick to work with but also quick to thaw, which can lead to a tense journey to the cold store.

I have this great fear of people - not when I'm on the runway, but backstage.

In a room full of people, I really suffer. I sort of go into a tunnel and I feel very removed. I get so tense, I can't swallow, and my heartbeat goes way up. It still happens now, although I'm better at controlling it.

The mind exists in time, in fact the mind is time;

it exists in the past and the future. And remember, time consists of only two tenses, the past and the future. The present is not part of time, the present is part of eternity.

Pornography is human imagination in tense theatrical action;

its violations are a protest against the violations of our freedom by nature.

The past is something for you to learn from and the future is something that you hope is going to happen, but I'm always speaking to my actual fans in present tense.

Pornography is human imagination in tense theatrical action;

its violations are a protest against the violations of our freedom by nature.

One of my personal indulgences is getting a weekly massage - it helps to re-align my body. I usually feel so much less tense after I've gotten rid of some knots in my shoulders and back.

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