There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.— Friedrich Nietzsche
Famous They Said quotations
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
Illnesses do not come upon us out of the blue.
They are developed from small daily sins against Nature. When enough sins have accumulated, illnesses will suddenly appear.
To my utter astonishment I saw an airship descending over my cow lot.
It was occupied by six of the strangest beings I ever saw. They were jabbering together, but we could not understand a word they said.
Be careful with your words, once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.
Authority, power, and wealth do not change a man; they only reveal him
Don't tell me what was said about me. Tell me why they were so comfortable to say it to you.
One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
When I first began choreographing, I never thought of it as choreography but as expressing feelings. Though every piece is different, they are all trying to get at certain things that are difficult to put into words. In the work, everything belongs to everything else - the music, the set, the movement and whatever is said.
The arts, it has been said, cannot change the world, but they may change human beings who might change the world.
Life is too short to wake up with regrets.
So love the people who treat you right. Forget about those who don’t. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said life would be easy, they just promised it would most likely be worth it.
I am thankful to all those who said no to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
Watch your thoughts for they become words.
Watch your words for they become actions. Watch your actions for they become habits. Watch your habits for they become your character. And watch your character for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that... and I think I am fine.
Let it not be said that I was silent when they needed me.
Well done is better than well said.
In a world ordered by sexual imbalance, pleasure in looking has been split between active/male and passive/female…In their traditional exhibitionist role women are simultaneously looked at and displayed, with their appearance coded for strong visual and erotic impact so that they can be said to connote to-be-looked-at-ness
When the Liberals said they were going to create a million new jobs, I didn't think they were all going to be tax collectors. If you can't convince them, confuse them.
People who live in an age of corruption are witty and slanderous;
they know that there are other kinds of murder than by dagger or assault; they also know that whatever is well said is believed.
Watch you thoughts, for they become words. Watch you words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for the become you character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that. And I think I am fine.
I've said consistently that no employer ever really accepts a union.
They tolerate the unions. The very minute they can get a pool of unemployment they'll challenge the unions and try to get back what they call managements prerogatives, meaning hire, fire, pay what you want.
Our German Fatherland to which I hope will be granted.
.. to become in the future as closely united, as powerful, and as authoritative as once the Roman world-empire was, and that, just as in the old times they said, Civis romanus sum, hereafter, at some time in the future, they will say, I am a German citizen.
From what I have said of the natives of New Holland they may appear to some to be the most wretched people upon earth but in reality they are far happier than we Europeans, being wholly unacquainted not only with the superfluous, but
It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. Bet it is never gone.
If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said it'd be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.
People are disturbed not by things but by the view they take of them.
They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
Powerful government tends to draw into it people with bloated egos, people who think they know more than everyone else and have little hesitance in coercing their fellow man. Or as Nobel Laureate Friedrich Hayek said, "in government, the scum rises to the top".
The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.
Someone asked me, 'Do you pray for the dead?' I said, 'No, I preach to them! I think every pew in every church is death row. Think about that! They're dead! They sing about God; they talk about God, but they're dead! They have no living relationship (with God).
Some people left you for dead. They thought it was over. They said you're hopeless, you're helpless. You can't be used. You're not ministry material. You're going to be poor. You're going to be messed up.But guess what?Tell the devil, go to hell. You're a liar.
"Why is everyone here so happy except me?" "Because they have learned to see goodness and beauty everywhere," said the Master. "Why don't I see goodness and beauty everywhere?" "Because you cannot see outside of you what you fail to see inside."
Everything is easier said than done. Wanting something is easy. The challenge and the reward are in the doing.
Don't think your dreams don't come true, because they do.
You'd better be careful what you wish for. And I truly and honestly - one day I am doing the 'Beaver' show and I said, 'This is the show I have always wanted to do.'
I was talking about no nukes, the farm crisis.
People said that wasn't stuff that a state auditor was supposed to be talking about. Maybe they were right.
Do not believe a thing because you have read about it in a book.
Do not believe a thing because another man has said it was true. Do not believe in words because they are hallowed by tradition. Find out the truth for yourself. Reason it out. That is realization.
When people said "We never want to look like you" Arnold replied "Don't worry, you never will".
Few men could explain why they enlisted, and if they attempted they might only prove that they had done as a politician said the electorate does, the right thing from the wrong motive.
Words kill, words give life; they're either poison or fruit--- YOU choose.
A government institution called the Finnish Film Foundation funds filmmaking there, and I wrote several screenplays but never got any money. They were sent back to me, and they said that they were too commercial for them.
Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath.
Out of pure spite we pretty much always said the opposite of what the other said, no matter what they said, only to mark distance. That's how we ended up calling ourselves Satanists, despite the fact that we absolutely were not. There was not a single Satanist in the whole Black Metal scene in Norway in 1991-92.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
From the sea came a boat with some Israeli commando soldiers who took me by the commando boat to the yacht and put me on the yacht. In the yacht I asked people, who are you. And they said we are Israelis, French and British.
Music, as many people have said, is the universal language.
Of course points are made which make you think about things, but ultimately it makes you feel. And that's why people remember more songs that have meant something during their life than films. They start to define periods in your life, and that's kind of the beauty of it.
I came in with my idea of what a cowboy would wear, but then I met some real cowboys and they said that I rode the horses well, shoed the horses, but no good cowboy would be wearing a pair of Levi's. I had to get a good old pair of Wranglers.