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Gaining Quotes


"Gaining time is gaining everything in love, trade and war." - John Shebbeare

"Real magic is not about gaining power over others: it is about gaining power over yourself." - Rosemary Ellen Guiley

"Gaining people's trust might be harder than gaining all creation. But, what is harder than gaining people's trust is having to abandon them." - Queen Seondeok of Silla

"Don't try to lose weight. Take delight in gaining fitness." - Alan Cohen

"Gaining superpowers doesn't mean you know how to use them." - Richelle Mead

"For one gains by losing And loses by gaining." - Laozi

"Science is a systematic means of gaining reliable knowledge." - John Dewey

"You are either losing your mind - or gaining your soul." - Julia Cameron

"Happily, fantastic fiction is slowly gaining in status." - Karin Tidbeck

"Motorcycles aren't about gaining agency, I don't think." - Rachel Kushner

"Don't look back: Something may be gaining on you." - Satchel Paige

"Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." - Satchel Paige

"I'm gaining weight the right way: I'm drinking beer." - Johnny Damon

"Never look back; something is always gaining on you." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Don't look back, because someone might be gaining on you." - Tom Waits

"Never gaining a good reputation is not nearly as painful as losing one." - Raymond Burr

"Earning an education is not the same as gaining a skill set." - Ziad K. Abdelnour

"Gaining a victory is more difficult than maintaining it once you have it." - Joyce Meyer

"Pilates is gaining the mastery of your mind over the complete control over your body." - Joseph Pilates

"The first step of handling anything is gaining the ability to face it." - L Ron Hubbard

"We believe in individual merit as a means of gaining salvation" - Lowell L. Bennion

"Sometimes gain comes from losing, and sometimes loss comes from gaining." - Laozi

"She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life." - Frances E Willard

"Look, I can carry a baby! I'm gaining weight right, everything's going well." - Amy Adams

"Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge." - Stephen Hawking

"Some people lose their health getting wealth and then lose their wealth gaining health." - Anonymous

"By gaining the people, the kingdom is gained; by losing the people, the kingdom is lost." - Confucius

"Gaining trust is like filling a bucket one drop at a time." - Todd Duncan

"Gaining money by my industry and frugality, I lived very agreeably. . . ." - Benjamin Franklin

"Real success is gaining the ability to face situations in life with maturity." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Uncertainty is the prerequisite to gaining knowledge and frequently the result as well." - Edith Hamilton

"Knowing how to keep a friend is more important than gaining a new one." - Baltasar Gracian

"Well, having no intelligence, I'm looking forward to gaining some, whether artificial, superficial or super-duper." - Johnny Depp

"It' easy to find information on Google guru but that's not equal to gaining knowledge." - Narendra Modi

"I fear that by gaining a limit, we'll lose an excuse." - Romeo Leblanc

"She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life." - Susan B Anthony

"Food is the essential thing to gaining weight. Protein, you know, that's basically it - protein." - Manu Bennett

"As long as I can stay north or south, I'm gaining yards." - Jamal Lewis

"Part of being young is you think gaining 6 lbs. is the end of the world." - Melissa Mccarthy

"Considering I'm a diabetic, gaining the weight was a dangerous thing for me to do." - Jamal Woolard

"Avoiding things that drain you is more important than gaining energy." - Frederick Lenz

"There is a way to touch the angels of the skies: Gaining the trust of birds!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Man cannot survive except by gaining knowledge, and reason is his only means to gain it." - John Galt

"A primary method for gaining a mind of full peace is to practice emptying the mind." - Norman Vincent Peale

"I definitely wouldn't mind gaining a few more pounds at all." - Nicole Richie

"I like to be lean and flexible. I'm not interested in gaining size." - Sebastian Stan

"When you don't come from struggle, gaining appreciation is a quality that's difficult to come by." - Shania Twain

"The movement towards radical transparency and accountability has been gaining steam for several decades." - Heather Brooke

"If I could eat without gaining weight or getting unhealthy, I would eat all the time." - Corey Johnson

"Violence as a way of gaining power... is being camouflaged under the guise of tradition, national honor [and] national security..." - Alfred Adler

"Our way is to practice one step at a time, one breath at a time, with no gaining idea." - Shunryu Suzuki

"Experimentation is the least arrogant method of gaining knowledge. The experimenter humbly asks a question of nature." - Isaac Asimov

"By using power, money, fraud, the enemy is interested in gaining control over the world of Islam." - Mohammed Emami-Kashani

"She could become a spinster, like Emily Dickinson, writing poems full of dashes and brilliance, and never gaining weight." - Jeffrey Eugenides

"I am alarmed at the subtle invasion of professional football, which is gaining preeminence over baseball. It's unthinkable." - Branch Rickey

"The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning is gaining the mastery of your mind over the complete control of your body." - Joseph Pilates

"It will contribute towards one's object, who wishes to acquire a facility in the gaining of knowledge, to doubt judiciously." - Aristotle

"I've made many documentaries, but prostitution was the hardest in terms of gaining the trust of the people being filmed." - Michael Glawogger

"That kind of life is most happy which affords us most opportunities of gaining our own esteem." - Samuel Johnson

"Gaining control of your thoughts is as easy as sitting by the ocean and controlling the waves." - Michael Lipsey

"You need to constantly examine your life, inner and outer, to see where you are losing and gaining power." - Frederick Lenz

"Prayer is a practical strategy, the gaining of temporal advantage in the capital markets of Sin and Remission." - Don Delillo

"Part of being young is you thinking that gaining 6 lbs. Is the end of the world" - Melissa Mccarthy

"Creativity is one of the last remaining legal ways of gaining an unfair advantage over the competition." - Ed McCabe

"In effect, according to Lenin, socialism and democracy are indivisible. By gaining democratic freedoms the working masses come to power." - Mikhail Gorbachev

"Sometimes I worry more about losing weight than gaining weight, because this is how people know and accept me." - America Ferrera

"A time will come when you will find that in gaining a brief joy you have lost your peace forever." - Louisa May Alcott

"Getting a woman's body and getting her heart are two different things. And gaining her trust is another problem entirely." - Lora Leigh

"It is the people who are 'far out' who are gaining advantage in the evolutionary jostling for efficacious strategies." - Terence Mckenna

"American nuclear weapons would almost certainly start being removed from Britain within 12 months of a Labour government gaining power." - Neil Kinnock

"ISIS is gaining strength because the perception is that they're winning. And President [Barack] Obama fuels that perception." - Ted Cruz

"I'm glad that the fact that people are still getting poisoned by pesticide drift is gaining attention." - Dolores Huerta

"Gaining trust is not difficult for me. I needed to gain the trust of the North Korean supervisors." - Werner Herzog

"The relinquishing of the lesser is the gaining of the greater. Give up all and you gain all." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"If by gaining knowledge we destroy our health, we labour for a thing that will be useless in our hands." - John Locke

"So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health." - A.J. Reb Materi

"By using power, money, fraud, the enemy is interested in gaining control over the world of Islam." - Mohammad Emami-Kashani

"Gaining insight into one's underlying motives, it seems, is more like a belief conversion than a self-discovery process" - Albert Bandura

"Don't think of it as losing a boyfriend. Think of it as gaining a stalker." -Dan Cahill" - Gordon Korman

"Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience." - Denis Waitley

"A business of high principle attracts high-caliber people more easily, thereby gaining a basic competitive and profit edge." - Marvin Bower

"The hardest part of gaining any new idea is sweeping out the false idea occupying that niche." - Robert A Heinlein

"Open political and economic systems have been gaining ground and there's a good reason for it. They work better." - George P Shultz

"People are afraid of changing; that they're losing something. They don't understand that they are also gaining something." - Sharon Stone

"For the gay establishment, the death of right and wrong began when gaining civil rights ceased to be enough." - Tammy Bruce

"Painting is of course multifarious, and for all of us the goal is, gaining control without impeding the creative process." - Don Farrell

"The Obama presidency has two great missions: fixing the economy, and preventing Iran from gaining nuclear weapons." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining" - Lyndon B Johnson

"Sex is probably the most fun you can have in life without gaining weight or having a hangover the next day." - Linda Sunshine

"Are we to assist it in gaining power in order to save our lives? Is that the paradox of our earthly situation?" - Philip K Dick

"Racism does not diminish with brains, it's a disease, a sickness, it may incubate in ignorance but it doesn't necessarily disappear with the gaining of wisdom!" - Bryce Courtenay

""Then what can you want to do now?" said the old lady,gaining courage. "I wants to make your flesh creep," replied the boy." - Charles Dickens

"It's becoming less and less the National Security Agency and more and more the national surveillance agency. It's gaining more offensive powers with each passing year." - Edward Snowden

"Great coaches are great humanitarians. They really care for the athlete as people first and athletes second. This is paramount in gaining respect." - Gordie Gillespie

"Individuals transform when there is a shift in the principle which orients their life from one of gaining satisfaction to one of expressing the satisfaction they've already got." - Werner Erhard

"It was truly amazing, Clary thought, how much teenage boys were able to eat without ever gaining weight or making themselves sick. -pg.68-" - Cassandra Clare

"We are trying to make up these other elements by gaining cost efficiencies through our reengineering process and through overt fund-raising activities to better support graduate education." - Charles M. Vest

"Not only did I win the fight, but I won something that's more than a fight could ever give me and that is gaining back a family." - Nonito Donaire

"Those skilled in attack move as from above the nine-fold heavens. Thus they are capable both of protecting themselves and of gaining complete victory." - Sun Tzu

"In ancient times, people said that imperfect moves to becoming perfect. Are these words vain? No! Truly, by gaining Unity you come to Perfection!" - Laozi

"Do a strong work meditation all day. You won't be as exhausted as everyone else because you have been gaining a kind of internal power from your work." - Frederick Lenz

"One should strive to understand what underlies sufferings and diseases - and aim for health and well-being while gaining in the Path." - Gautama Buddha

"New doctrines ever displease the old. They like to fancy that the world has been losing wisdom, instead of gaining it, since they were young." - Madame De Stael

"Most people think happiness is about gaining something, but it's not. It's all about getting rid of the darkness you accumulate." - Carolyn Crane

"As your training progresses, always remember that the key to gaining the ability for spontaneous and creative technique lies in good ukemi;" - Mitsugi Saotome

"I should have suspected my husband was lazy. On our wedding day, his mother told me: "I'm not losing a son; I'm gaining a couch."" - Phyllis Diller

"The impression was gaining ground with me that it was a good thing to let the money be my slave and not make myself a slave to money." - John D Rockefeller

"For an infrequent action to become a habit, the user must perceive a high degree of utility, either from gaining pleasure or avoiding pain." - Nir Eyal

"The secret to global investing is gaining an insight into the hopes and desires of the people who live and work in the countries you invest in." - Mark Mobius

"Gay marriage within mainline denominations is gaining traction. Skewed pastors and even the government can't trump the Bible on this issue. Pastors: stand!" - Steve Camp

"Creationists are possibly gaining more political power. In the U.S., you are constantly hearing stories of school boards harassing teachers and trying to get textbooks banned." - Richard Dawkins

"Like a beast in a pen, I'm cut off From my friends, freedom, the Sun. But the hunters are gaining ground; I've nowhere else to run." - Boris Pasternak

"It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining..." - Lyndon B Johnson

"Let their music skill speak for [itself]. If they are producing good tracks and are resonating with their fans, or even gaining new fans, then that's great." - Paul Oakenfold

"I don't have problems with my weight, I don't change weight but I think when you're gaining in age your position has to be beautiful." - Carine Roitfeld

"There is nothing but nonviolence to fall back upon for retaining our freedom, even as we had to do for gaining it." - Mahatma Gandhi

"It is a significant symbol that street art is gaining increased attention and credibility in the art world and that's a good thing." - Invader

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"For an infrequent action to become a habit, the user must perceive a high degree of utility, either from gaining pleasure or avoiding pain.
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"Acting serves as the quintessential social lubricant and a device for protecting our interests and gaining advantage in every aspect of life." - Marlon Brando

"Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"I think it is vital to fight to do something you want to do despite not gaining your community's or your friends' approval." - Archie Panjabi

"Republicans also took control of the Senate after gaining another seven seats. I haven't seen the GOP get this many seats since Chris Christie made an airline reservation." - Jimmy Fallon

"We are trying to make up these other elements by gaining cost efficiencies through our reengineering process and through overt fund-raising activities to better support graduate education." - Charles Vest

"I look at being older and gaining wisdom. I've learned to stay fit and healthy. I accept my body, my life, and my circumstances." - Kim Alexis

"Spiritual space is lost in gaining convenience. I saw the need to create a mixture of Japanese spiritual culture and modern western architecture." - Tadao Ando

"If you eliminate the junk food, you don't really run the risk of gaining weight if you've got a good workout routine." - Joe Bastianich

"Each of us, having received several hundred dollars, we passed the time gloriously, spending our money freely - never thinking that our lives were risked gaining it." - Kit Carson

"But the thing is, I was never looking at a strategic way of gaining fame. That's not why I'm doing this." - Lily Collins

"Gaining my education from practical experience certainly benefited me. If I had gone on to be a lawyer, my life wouldn't have been anywhere near as interesting." - Lindsay Fox

"America is moving forward and gaining strength. We have been tested, and we have proven ourselves to be a tough, resilient and resourceful nation." - Bill Frist

"Creating my own world in a comic or selling my first penny newspaper aged nine was a way of gaining recognition and acceptance by my peers." - Hugh Hefner

"I think a lot of people think because I was getting the divorce, that was really the catalyst for gaining so much weight." - Valerie Bertinelli

"Winning has to do with gaining personal power through the practice of meditation and mindfulness; not draining your energy on ridiculous things and people." - Frederick Lenz

"Our knowledge, experience, and wisdom can assist us in gaining more from this life, which will correctly set up our next life." - Frederick Lenz

"They're saying now that Rick Santorum is gaining momentum because he's not Romney. And Mitt Romney was furious. He replied, 'Well, I can do that." - David Letterman

"Not all is doom and gloom. We are beginning to understand the natural world and are gaining a reverence for life - all life." - Roger Tory Peterson

"Nobody should have any illusion about the possibility of gaining military superiority over Russia. We will never allow this to happen." - Vladimir Putin

"I don't worry about gaining weight. I'm fortunate in that I've never had to worry about that. Some people eat when they are stressed. I don't eat enough." - Alana Stewart

"Stop looking for a partner. Focus on your goals. Focus on gaining knowledge. Focus on growing as a person. Only then will the right person find you." - Unknown

"You see it even in our educational systems, where the market model becomes central. It's a matter of just gaining a skill or gaining access to a job to live in some vanilla suburb, as opposed to becoming a critical citizen concerned with public interest and common good." - Cornel West

"Buddhism is perception, gaining control of the mind and directing one's attention, to raise the kundalini energy so that it flows with such volatility and force that we simply perceive life correctly." - Frederick Lenz

"I do not consider Hitler to be as bad as he is depicted. He is showing an ability which is amazing and he seems to be gaining his victories without much bloodshed." - Mahatma Gandhi

"George Stigler was a delightful correspondent. In a letter from London in 1948, after remarking on the inconvertibility of the pound and the inedible, still-rationed food, he concluded, "So here I am losing weight and gaining pounds." - Milton Friedman

"Veganism is not about giving anything up or losing anything; it is about gaining the peace within yourself that comes from embracing nonviolence and refusing to participate in the exploitation of the vulnerable" - Gary L Francione

"Over-sentimentality, over-softness, in fact washiness and mushiness are the great dangers of this age and of this people. Unless we keep the barbarian virtues, gaining the civilized ones will be of little avail." - Theodore Roosevelt

"One way to eliminate self negating thoughts and behavior is by gaining more understanding through realizing that you cannot force others to see that what you feel is real." - Iyanla Vanzant

"The most difficult task for anyone wandering through a foreign land with the hope of gaining some insight into it is the profound need to come to terms with the lives and thoughts of strangers." - Simon Winchester

"When you fall, never get up without gaining anything. Always find something on the way up. If there are only rocks, grasp one to throw in order to defend yourself." - Sameer

"The nations of Asia and Africa are moving with jetlike speed toward the goal of political independence, and we still creep at horse-and-buggy pace toward the gaining of a cup of coffee at a lunch counter." - Martin Luther King, Jr.



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