We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Make Quotes from Bhumibol Adulyadej, Louie Gohmert, Deb Haaland, Jacqueline Bisset, Edgar Degas. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
A good person can make another person good; it means that goodness will elicit goodness in the society; other persons will also be good.
There is no clear place to draw the line once you eliminate the traditional marriage, and it’s the same once you start putting limits on what guns can be used, then it’s just really easy to have laws that make them all illegal.
We must shift our thinking away from short-term gain toward long-term investment and sustainability, and always have the next generations in mind with every decision we make.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.
In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.
It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
Money does not make you happy but it quiets the nerves.
If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead.
I make sure I always surround myself with good, down to earth, fun, real people, who always keep me grounded.
The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
Life is not easy for anyone. You have to have ups and downs. You can make mistakes. You learn and try not to make them again. That’s pretty much my principle.
You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.
There are no categories in contemporary art. There are no rules. Artists are given the freedom to make and create whatever they please and call it whatever they please. I identify with that system, or lack of system, much more than I do the landscape of contemporary publishing.
People don’t care about what someone says about you in a movie – or even what you say, right? They care about what you build. And if you can make something that makes people’s life better, then that’s something that’s really good.
Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force.
What I try to tell young people is that if you come together with a mission, and its grounded with love and a sense of community, you can make the impossible possible.
Young men, trust God, and make the future bright with blessing. Old men, trust God, and magnify him for all the mercies of the past.
I have believed the best of every man. And find that to believe is enough to make a bad man show him at his best, or even a good man swings his lantern higher.
Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Even as you make progress, you need the discipline to keep from backtracking and sabotaging the success as it’s happening.
Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.
Never let life impede on your ability to manifest your dreams. Dig deeper into your dreams and deeper into yourself and believe that anything is possible, and make it happen.
Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.
I think there’s no limit to ambition, and if you want something, you can make anything happen, so go for it.
You might not make it to the top, but if you are doing what you love, there is much more happiness there than being rich or famous.
There’s no wrong time to make the right decision.
We are living in very challenging times. Pressured in the workplace and stressed out at home, people are trying to make sense of their lives.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.
And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
The memories we make with our family is everything.
Two halves don’t make a whole. Two wholes make a whole. In my relationship, I was giving myself away to make the relationship better, but in actuality, wasn’t doing better by doing that. I became less of a man.
It’s just the risk that I take and the sacrifice that I make: Putting myself, my career, my family’s peace of mind on the line just to do right by my fans. It ain’t no gray area: You’re either with that and willing to go out of your way to make people who contribute to your dreams coming true happy or you aren’t.
Everyone has complicated lives, but the more you can simplify it and make it work for you, the better it is going to be.
Make yourself look really stupid so you don’t feel bad doing something a little stupid.
Make a difference today for someone who’s fighting for their tomorrow.
Anything that is worth teaching can be presented in many different ways. These multiple ways can make use of our multiple intelligences.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
I want to make paintings that look as if they were made by a child.
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
There are many ways to push for much-needed reforms: One way is to make a donation. It doesn’t matter much whether you contribute publicly or in a private way – either way is good. What matters is your true intention.
You have to want to be married to someone. You have to feel that reciprocated. Marriage for marriage’s sake doesn’t make any sense to me, and I found someone with whom I could put my money where my mouth is, I guess.
You can’t make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you’re doing is recording it.
Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.
The main thing is to make history, not to write it.
I think you need to go through some stuff to really appreciate life and understand what it means to persevere, overcome and have faith. I think those tough times make you a stronger person.
We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker’s dam is the history we make today.
My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place – police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.
Because you know what happens when you say ‘hello’ or ‘good morning?’ You make a connection. And isn’t that what being human is all about?
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.
When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference.
It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Humans think in stories, and we try to make sense of the world by telling stories.
Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.
The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.
The lessons I learned from the dark days at Alibaba are that you’ve got to make your team have value, innovation, and vision. Also, if you don’t give up, you still have a chance. And, when you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.
People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
It’s the small things that will make you successful.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
When people have too many choices, they make bad choices.
The flaws, the mistakes I make – that’s the real me.
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbour.
If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.
Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
The older I get, the more I’m conscious of ways very small things can make a change in the world. Tiny little things, but the world is made up of tiny matters, isn’t it?
People should debate. They shouldn’t be afraid to talk. You should listen to what other people think and how they make decisions. There should be an exchange of ideas and opinions because that’s how we learn.
There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.
Times of transition are strenuous, but I love them. They are an opportunity to purge, rethink priorities, and be intentional about new habits. We can make our new normal any way we want.
Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
There is no rule book, no right or wrong; you just have to make it up and do the very best you can to care for your family.
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
It is the lives we encounter that make life worth living.
An individual can make a difference, but a team can make a miracle.
Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
This digital world is what you make of it in the end.
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
We’ve got some people who think Shariah law oughta be the law of the land, forget the Constitution. But the guns are there, the Second Amendment is there, to make sure all of the rest of the amendments are followed.
It’s like Forrest Gump said, ‘Life is like a box of chocolates.’ Your career is like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get. But everything you get is going to teach you something along the way and make you the person you are today. That’s the exciting part – it’s an adventure in itself.
Life is hard, but we make it much harder.
Every adaptation requires that the screenwriter make difficult choices – and in particular, difficult cuts.
Optimistic people play a disproportionate role in shaping our lives. Their decisions make a difference; they are inventors, entrepreneurs, political and military leaders – not average people. They got to where they are by seeking challenges and taking risks.
When you make the right decision, it doesn’t really matter what anyone else thinks.
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
A healthy friendship is one where you share your true feelings without fearing the end of the relationship. It’s also one where you sometimes have to let things that bug you slide. The tough moments will make you wiser about yourself and each other. They will also make you stronger and closer as friends.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
I’m not religious. In Spain all 22 players make the sign of the cross before they enter the pitch. If it works all matches must therefore end in a draw.
Embrace your vulnerability and celebrate your flaws; it will let you appreciate the world around you and make you more compassionate.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
I’m human, I’m not perfect. I make mistakes all the time, but I guess my job is to keep those mistakes to myself, which I’m already fine doing and just try to be the best I can be for those kids.
If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.
Every woman is sexy in her own way. It is up to men to step up and make women feel like they are No. 1 on that list. There is no such thing as perfection.
Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change.
We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
In life, you have got to make the best of every situation; you have to keep going.
The people who are bullying you, they’re insecure about who they are, and that’s why they’re bullying you. It never has to do with the person they’re bullying. They desperately want to be loved and be accepted, and they go out of their way to make people feel unaccepted so that they’re not alone.
Many hands make light work.
You have to make it happen.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
I think the only way I could make something fun and big is if I don’t expect it to be.
He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.
Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
I failed to make the chess team because of my height.
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
It takes a few to make war, but it takes a village and a nation to build peace.
It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.
The best time to make friends is before you need them.
There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we’d all love one another.
Never regret yesterday. Life is in you today and you make your tomorrow.
Make no mistake, adolescence is a war. No one gets out unscathed.
We need to make sure we’re all working together to change mindsets, to change attitudes, and to fight against the bad habits that we have as a society.
We are trying to construct a more inclusive society. We are going to make a country in which no one is left out.
We live life in restaurants, its the center of social life, where we celebrate with family and friends, make new friends, travel without traveling, and of course, eat.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life.
Now, as a nation, we don’t promise equal outcomes, but we were founded on the idea everybody should have an equal opportunity to succeed. No matter who you are, what you look like, where you come from, you can make it. That’s an essential promise of America. Where you start should not determine where you end up.
The white man knows how to make everything, but he does not know how to distribute it.
You have to make every day count toward your dream.
I don’t make a particular distinction between ‘high art’ and ‘low art.’ Music is there for everybody. It’s a river we can all put our cups into and drink it and be sustained by it.
Life in general has never been even close to fair, so the pretense that the government can make it fair is a valuable and inexhaustible asset to politicians who want to expand government.
It’s never nice to lose someone close to you; unfortunately, life goes on, and we have to make peace with it and move on.
Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
History isn’t something you look back at and say it was inevitable, it happens because people make decisions that are sometimes very impulsive and of the moment, but those moments are cumulative realities.
To catch a piece of life on camera and make it come alive, add layers to it and deliver a product that is wholesome is really exciting to me.
Everyone has their own different life experiences which make them who they are. No two people’s life experiences are the same. And mine are just unique to me.
Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family – a domestic church.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books – especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.
Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up.
I’ll never tell a lie. I’ll never make a misleading statement. I’ll never betray the confidence that any of you had in me. And I’ll never avoid a controversial issue.
Tough times not only make you stronger, but you grow from those experiences. The same is true with fighting. You have to lean into it.
Make a difference about something other than yourselves.
Do all you can to make your dreams come true.
Don’t lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
God didn’t make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.
There’s no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.
One things guys have to remember is consistency… You can’t make up for three years of eating poorly in just one workout.
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Happiness doesn’t come from being rich, nor merely from being successful in your career, nor by self-indulgence. One step towards happiness is to make yourself healthy and strong while you are a boy so that you can be useful and so you can enjoy life when you are a man.
You can put wings on a pig, but you don’t make it an eagle.
Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.
I always make sure my lashes look cute.
If you believe you can make a difference, not just in politics, in public service, in advocacy around all these important issues, then you have to be prepared to accept that you are not going to get 100 percent approval.
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
If you stop at general math, you’re only going to make general math money.
I think the healthy way to live is to make friends with the beast inside oneself, and that means not the beast but the shadow. The dark side of one’s nature. Have fun with it and you know, is to accept everything about ourselves.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.
I’d like to get four people who do cart wheels very good, and make a cart.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.
The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.
Hugs make you feel psychologically more secure and together.
Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
The God who existed before any religion counts on you to make the oneness of the human family known and celebrated.
We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering.
It’s good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it’s good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven’t lost the things that money can’t buy.
Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.
One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.
Yes’m, old friends is always best, ‘less you can catch a new one that’s fit to make an old one out of.
Take risks. Ask big questions. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes; if you don’t make mistakes, you’re not reaching far enough.
Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Showing up is like 90 percent of the battle, and just make sure your hair is really cute.
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.
Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.
As long as the world is turning and spinning, we’re gonna be dizzy and we’re gonna make mistakes.
Like as the waves make towards the pebbl’d shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end.
Try to see the good in others. When you’re tempted to judge someone, make an effort to see their goodness. Your willingness to look for the best in people will subconsciously bring it forth.
Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they make a good excuse.
I like joy; I want to be joyous; I want to have fun on the set; I want to wear beautiful clothes and look pretty. I want to smile, and I want to make people laugh. And that’s all I want. I like it. I like being happy. I want to make others happy.
I can make a lord, but only God can make a gentleman.
I never dared to be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old.
Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.
I try to keep in mind that it’s a long journey. It’s not a race. It’s about staying focused, continuing to do good work, make my family and community proud; that’s all I really want to do… and pay my bills.
I have never seen a situation so dismal that a policeman couldn’t make it worse.
Let’s be very clear: Strong men – men who are truly role models – don’t need to put down women to make themselves feel powerful. People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.
I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.
Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.’ And God granted it.
I don’t think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think.
The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score; Then to that twenty, add a hundred more: A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let’s kiss afresh, as when we first begun.
You are the center of your universe, and you can make anything happen.
When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.
One of the most important decisions you’ll ever make is choosing the kind of universe you exist in: is it helpful and supportive or hostile and unsupportive? Your answer to this question will make all the difference in terms of how you live your life and what kind of Divine assistance you attract.
Every mistake you make allows you to be honest because what’s in the dark will come to light, so it’s better to be truthful about it.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The secret of my success is that I make other people money. And, never ever, ever, ever be ashamed about trying to earn as much as possible for yourself, if the person you’re working with is also making money. That’s life!
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes… we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions – especially selfish ones.
I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.
It’s not how you start the season, it’s how you finish. If you wind up helping the team make the playoffs, that’s what you play for. You don’t play to put up your numbers, but to try to get a chance to make it to the World Series.
Rules are made for people who aren’t willing to make up their own.
Even nice things don’t make you happy when you’re tired.
Dream small dreams. If you make them too big, you get overwhelmed and you don’t do anything. If you make small goals and accomplish them, it gives you the confidence to go on to higher goals.
I make sure that I spend quality time with my family.
It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.
Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me.
Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.
Speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.
You can’t please everyone. There’s always going to be someone disappointed, so you might as well make yourself happy and Be You.
Short cuts make long delays.
A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!
Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to make the law free.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
If it’s going to make you happy, go for it – life is short.
Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action.
We make the world we live in and shape our own environment.
You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
I think it’s important to find the little things in everyday life that make you happy.
Our goal is to make the best devices in the world, not to be the biggest.
We’re all so busy we don’t make time to enjoy our lives, good company and good food.
Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.
Never make predictions, especially about the future.
If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
I understood that with the swipe of my pen as a prosecutor, I would have the decision in my pen to make a decision about someone’s life.
We young Filipinos are trying to make over a nation and must not halt in our march, but from time to time turn our gaze upon our elders. We shall wish to read in their countenances approval of our actions.
An unexamined faith is not worth having, for fundamentalism and uncritical certitude entail the rejection of one of the great human gifts: that of free will, of the liberty to make up our own minds based on evidence and tradition and reason.
I have a personal philosophy in life: If somebody else can do something that I’m doing, they should do it. And what I want to do is find things that would represent a unique contribution to the world – the contribution that only I, and my portfolio of talents, can make happen. Those are my priorities in life.
Critical thinking is the most important factor with chess. As it is in life, you need to think before you make decisions.
People gossip. People are insecure, so they talk about other people so that they won’t be talked about. They point out flaws in other people to make them feel good about themselves. I think at any age or any social class, that’s present.
I don’t trust politicians. I think that by the time they’ve made it, with the concessions they’ve had to make in that position, I don’t believe they still have the beliefs they had at the root.
In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.
Lying is not only saying what isn’t true. It is also, in fact especially, saying more than is true and, in the case of the human heart, saying more than one feels. We all do it, every day, to make life simpler.
You need to aim beyond what you are capable of. You must develop a complete disregard for where your abilities end. Try to do things that you’re incapable of… If you think you’re incapable of running a company, make that your aim… Make your vision of where you want to be a reality. Nothing is impossible.
When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they’re not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can ’cause I know I’m gonna have to live that day anyway. So why not try to make the most of it if you can? Some days, they pan out a little better than others, but you still gotta always just try.
Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
It’s all make believe, isn’t it?
I’ve got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don’t want them punished with a baby.
Work isn’t to make money; you work to justify life.
What I’ve never understood is why some women use plastic surgery to make themselves more attractive to men. The most beautiful woman is someone who’s happy and is always smiling.
Don’t ask for a million dollars. Ask for the stuff that’ll get you a million dollars – your health, your brain, your sanity, wisdom. Prepare me for when I do get that million. Make sure I don’t go crazy, make sure I help my family.
If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.
Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people.
The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials and following God’s plan seems like it doesn’t make any sense at all. God is always in control and he will never leave us.
No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important.
I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry.
Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.
Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
To overcome poverty and the flaws of the economic crisis in our society, we need to envision our social life. We have to free our mind, imagine what has never happened before and write social fiction. We need to imagine things to make them happen. If you don’t imagine, it will never happen.
We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.
I’ll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
My mission is to make the world happy and cute and to love everyone. I think I’m doing a pretty good job.
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless.
The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.
Sometimes in life, you have to make a selfish decision and do what’s best for you.
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.
You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.
As humans, we’re going to make mistakes. It’s what makes us human, and most of the time, the most effective way of learning is from a mistake.
Don’t tell me what you believe in. I’ll observe how you behave and I will make my own determination.
Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.
Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven’t done a thing. You are just talking.
In motivating people, you’ve got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example – and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
I have a complex feeling about genre. I love it, but I hate it at the same time. I have the urge to make audiences thrill with the excitement of a genre, but I also try to betray and destroy the expectations placed on that genre.
To help yourself, you must be yourself. Be the best that you can be. When you make a mistake, learn from it, pick yourself up and move on.
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.
‘The Lion’ all began with a picture of a faun carrying an umbrella and parcels in a snowy wood. This picture had been in my mind since I was about sixteen. Then one day, when I was about forty, I said to myself, ‘Let’s try to make a story about it.’
You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.
If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.
I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it’s up to me.
Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.
The most valuable investment we can make is in our children’s education. When we make education a priority, we give our children opportunity. Opportunity to learn at higher levels than their parents were able to learn; to earn at higher levels than we were able to earn.
If you’ve got the confidence and the work ethic, you can make any dream come true.
I like to make people feel happy and superior in their reaction towards my appearance.
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
Scientists now believe that the primary biological function of breasts is to make males stupid.
If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you’ll make the news or something. But if you want music to be your livelihood, then play, play, play and play! And eventually you’ll get to where you want to be.
My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
Someone said adversity builds character, but someone else said adversity reveals character. I’m pleasantly surprised with my resilience. I persevere, and not just blindly. I take the best, get rid of the rest, and move on, realizing that you can make a choice to take the good.
It’s a fabulous thing to give life to fabric, to make something move well, the harmony of colour.
The truth is that killing innocent people is always wrong – and no argument or excuse, no matter how deeply believed, can ever make it right. No religion on earth condones the killing of innocent people; no faith tradition tolerates the random killing of our brothers and sisters on this earth.
Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are.
Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
The most important decision I’ve made in business? The choices of people I have around me. When I first started I brought everybody with me, my homies from the neighborhood, criminals. I just said, ‘Come on everybody, we made it.’ Then I had to realize we didn’t make it. I made it.
In this life, we have to make many choices. Some are very important choices. Some are not. Many of our choices are between good and evil. The choices we make, however, determine to a large extent our happiness or our unhappiness, because we have to live with the consequences of our choices.
Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.
You’ve got to have a villain and they’ll always make me a villain. I’m used to it – it makes me work harder and it makes me fight harder.
If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.
All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.
When you invest your time, you make a goal and a decision of something that you want to accomplish. Whether it’s make good grades in school, be a good athlete, be a good person, go down and do some community service and help somebody who’s in need, whatever it is you choose to do, you’re investing your time in that.
Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I’m lucky enough to be in the position where I don’t make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie, I want it to be everything to me; like I would die for it.
The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.
Economics is everywhere, and understanding economics can help you make better decisions and lead a happier life.
Find people who will make you better.
Good food and a warm kitchen are what makes a house a home. I always tried to make my home like my mother’s, because Mom was magnificent at stretching a buck when it came to decorating and food. Like a true Italian, she valued beautification in every area of her life, and I try to do the same.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Lord, make my way prosperous, not that I achieve high station, but that my life may be an exhibit to the value of knowing God.
Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.
The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences.
Successful people have a social responsibility to make the world a better place and not just take from it.
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man’s lawful prey.
Creating something new is the difficult part. To make it and build it and get everyone to follow? Amazing.
I did many stupid things. I made many mistakes, but I learnt from everything. I still make mistakes; I still learn from them. Nobody is perfect.
The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
My father always said, ‘Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf’ – so I make sure I read.
Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.
Make a choice: continue living your life feeling muddled in this abyss of self-misunderstanding, or you find your identity independent of it. You push for colour-blind casting; you draw your own box. You introduce yourself as who you are, not what colour your parents happen to be.
In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.
Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people.
When you get to know a lot of people, you make a great discovery. You find that no one group has a monopoly on looks, brains, goodness or anything else. It takes all the people – black and white, Catholic, Jewish and Protestant, recent immigrants and Mayflower descendants – to make up America.
I don’t hate women – they just sometimes make me mad.
The trend of opinion among eugenists is that we must make marriage more difficult. Certainly no one who is not a desirable parent should be permitted to produce progeny.
You don’t make peace with your friends. You make peace with your enemies.
You’ve got to make tough decisions, sometimes unpopular decisions… Whatever it is, if it’s the right move at the right time, you’ve got to be also willing to make mistakes.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one.
God has equipped you to handle difficult things. In fact, He has already planted the seeds of discipline and self-control inside you. You just have to water those seeds with His Word to make them grow!
You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment!
When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others.
When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
There are big problems that change the world. If we are working together, that will make us understand each other, appreciate each other, help each other.
Politics doesn’t make strange bedfellows – marriage does.
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.
We think, each of us, that we’re much more rational than we are. And we think that we make our decisions because we have good reasons to make them. Even when it’s the other way around. We believe in the reasons, because we’ve already made the decision.
If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.
I really haven’t had that exciting of a life. There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life. So I pretty much like to make it up. I’d rather tell a story about somebody else.
The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves.
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or keep one; the man who requires you to do so is dearly purchased at a sacrifice.
One way to make sure crime doesn’t pay would be to let the government run it.
If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near.
How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.
The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
Forgiveness is not a feeling – it’s a decision we make because we want to do what’s right before God. It’s a quality decision that won’t be easy and it may take time to get through the process, depending on the severity of the offense.
I think it makes sense to believe in God, but exactly what decision in your life you make differently because of it, I don’t know.
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.
Life is a chess match. Every decision that you make has a consequence to it.
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.
You see, you are a spirit, you have a soul, and you live in a body. You have emotions, you have thoughts, you have a will, and you have a conscience. You are a complex being! And Jesus came to heal every single part of you. There’s not one part that He doesn’t want to make completely whole.
Never give up, and be confident in what you do. There may be tough times, but the difficulties which you face will make you more determined to achieve your objectives and to win against all the odds.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
That’s my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.
You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.
Lawless are they that make their wills their law.
There is nothing on earth that could ever make me want to relive certain years of my life when I was young.
It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.
We can’t blame the technology when we make mistakes.
Always remember, money isn’t everything – but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense.
Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold.
I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.
I surround myself with good people who make me feel great and give me positive energy.
Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
You have the ability to choose which way you want to go. You have to believe great things are going to happen in your life. Do everything you can – prepare, pray and achieve – to make it happen.
If you don’t know where you make your mistakes, that’s your worst mistake: not knowing where your mistakes are at.
I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile.
Governments will always play a huge part in solving big problems. They set public policy and are uniquely able to provide the resources to make sure solutions reach everyone who needs them. They also fund basic research, which is a crucial component of the innovation that improves life for everyone.
The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other.
War is hugely profitable. It creates so much money because it’s so easy to spend money very fast. There are huge fortunes to be made. So there is always an encouragement to promote war and keep it going, to make sure that we identify people who are ‘others’ whom we can legitimately make war upon.
Most people don’t like change. They revolt against it unless they can clearly see the advantage it brings. For that reason, when good leaders prepare to take action or make changes, they take people through a process to get them ready for it.
Make space in your life for the things that matter, for family and friends, love and generosity, fun and joy. Without this, you will burn out in mid-career and wonder where your life went.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Buy less. Choose well. Make it last. Quality, not quantity. Everybody’s buying far too many clothes.
When you make the finding yourself – even if you’re the last person on Earth to see the light – you’ll never forget it.
It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
It’s our hearts and brains that we should exercise more often. You can put on all the makeup you want, but it won’t make your soul pretty.
Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.
Being honest with myself is something I like. I am happy that I don’t make excuses when I make a mistake. This is a good way to improve in the fastest way.
Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.
Some sunshine is good for the soul, but I always make sure I wear a big hat.
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
Heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.
As for gun control advocates, I have no hope whatever that any facts whatever will make the slightest dent in their thinking – or lack of thinking.
More and more, I am realizing that life is too short to do crap that doesn’t make you happy, and we only get one shot at it all.
Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
Don’t look too far into the future, just look at tomorrow. One day at a time. Can you win tomorrow? Can you make progress? The answer is yes, you have a choice and tomorrow you’re going to win.
We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu. We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity. And we can help create a culture – imagine this – where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.
It is not God’s will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Your body is like a piece of dynamite. You can tap it with a pencil all day, but you’ll never make it explode. You hit it once with a hammer: Bang! Get serious. Do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and half of nonsense. It’s so much more rewarding.
The Four Levels of Comedy: Make your friends laugh, Make strangers laugh, Get paid to make strangers laugh, and Make people talk like you because it’s so much fun.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
Comedy is surprises, so if you’re intending to make somebody laugh and they don’t laugh, that’s funny.
Openness, respect, integrity – these are principles that need to underpin pretty much every other decision that you make.
So I said to the gym instructor: ‘Can you teach me to do the splits?’ He said: ‘How flexible are you?’ I said: I can’t make Tuesdays.’
The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.
The things that make us different, those are our superpowers.
You know when they have a fishing show on TV? They catch the fish and then let it go. They don’t want to eat the fish, they just want to make it late for something.
Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.
My mother and father were both much more remarkable than any story of mine can make them. They seem to me just mythically wonderful.
There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s only scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
Anytime we step out boldly to make changes, we take a chance that we might fail. But the only way to get better is to try.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.
If you can’t make it better, you can laugh at it.
Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice?
There are three kinds of people in this world: people who make it happen, people who watch what happens, and people who wonder what happened.
Companies figured out that the easiest way to make money was to reissue records that the accounting department had paid for years ago and already made a profit.
The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That’s the time to listen to every fear you can imagine! When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead!
Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.
You must spend money to make money.
I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door – or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
You can lead a man to Congress, but you can’t make him think.
Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.
Surround yourself with good people; surround yourself with positivity and people who are going to challenge you to make you better.
You only have one go at life, which is thrilling. Only you can make yourself into who you want to be. Don’t blame anybody else. You are entitled to free fresh air, and that’s it. Do the rest yourself.
Make sure to save for the future and keep making money!
Don’t make things too complicated. Try to relax, enjoy every moment, get used to everything.
Education doesn’t just make us smarter. It makes us whole.
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
Business is war. I go out there, I want to kill the competitors. I want to make their lives miserable. I want to steal their market share. I want them to fear me and I want everyone on my team thinking we’re going to win.
Great hopes make great men.
Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and you know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and you know Earth, you may make your victory complete.