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Keeping Things The Same Quotes


"It's hard keeping everything the same when the same things look and feel so different" - Simone Elkeles

"not keeping a promise is the same as lying!" - Eric Jerome Dickey

"But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don't write short stories because they turn into novels." - Jonathan Coe

"Things like lack of leadership and a lack of the willingness to evolve, they're so used to keeping people within the constraints of the idea that has been the same idea for a thousand years." - Ziggy Marley

"I want to be true to the character and maintain some consistency and give the audience what they love while at the same time keeping things fresh and grow the character." - Martha Plimpton

"Building the future, and keeping the past alive - are one and the same thing." - Hideo Kojima

"Style ain't nothing but keeping the same idea from beginning to end. Everybody got it." - August Wilson

"Maybe it was inertia -or worse, fear- that was keeping me in the same place." - Jennifer Weiner

"It's just keeping what I want private, private, and the same with Charlie." - Denise Richards

"HONY is one of the only things keeping people from getting lost in the matrix." - Brandon Stanton

"Film is very much about capturing the essence of things - if you feel it, and you've got the right person shooting it, it'll come across. Theater's a different animal; it's physically different and requires a different discipline. In the theater, you're mining the same material, constantly honing the same thing, executing it and keeping it alive and fresh." - Clive Owen

"Keeping things 'just in case' indicates a lack of trust in the future." - Karen Kingston

"The worst kind of lying I've ever done is keeping things from people." - Elijah Wood

"I love having the impulsivity to change course. I think it's key to keeping things fresh." - Ariel Pink

"The secret to keeping winning streaks going is to maximize the victories while at the same time minimizing the defeats." - John Lowenstein

"To live without philosophizing is in truth the same as keeping the eyes closed without attempting to open them." - Rene Descartes

"I'm just happy our nations are on the same page of keeping shitty reality TV on the air. Small world!" - Kristen Schaal

"A lot of young musicians in Stockholm are about keeping tradition alive and moving it forward at the same time." - Neneh Cherry

"In principle, if you understood the mechanisms of keeping things repaired, you could keep things going indefinitely." - Cynthia Kenyon

"After the revolution you have the problem of keeping things going, of sorting out all the different views. It's quite natural that revolutionaries should have different solutions, that they should split into different groups and then reform, that's the dialectic, isn't it - but at the same time they need to be united against the enemy, to solidify a new order." - John Lennon

"I would like to think that the level of aggressiveness in law enforcement will remain the same, when you're talking about things like keeping the markets fair and government honest. I don't foresee any departure from that, unless I'm missing something big." - Preet Bharara

"The secret to keeping moving is keeping moving." - Dick Van Dyke

"Things change, but they stay the same." - Patrick Ness

"Things may never be the same again..." - Peter Paphides

"Things couldn't stay the same forever." - Jenny Han

"Things never happen the same way twice." - C S Lewis

"The painful things seemed like knots on a beautiful necklace, necessary for keeping the beads in place." - Anita Diament

"I respect the rules of TV, the rules of keeping things commercial and interesting and pop-y and fun." - Joss Whedon

"Remember that we have to ask things of God that are in keeping with the God whom Jesus Christ revealed." - Oswald Chambers

"The mighty have such simple weaknesses. I like to think it's God's way of keeping things fair." - Julie James

"Keeping stationary drains your brain, but moving around shows you new things, new inspiration, and keeps the blood moving." - Daphne Oz

"All lost things are in the angels' keeping, Love; No past is dead for us, but only sleeping, Love." - Helen Hunt Jackson

"The mighty have such simple weaknesses. I like to think it's God's way of keeping things fair." - Julie James

"Doing things is not the same as getting things done." - Jared Silver

"We call it keeping up with the Joneses. They buy a boat and we buy a bigger one. They get a new TV and we get a big screen. They start a business and we start planning our articles of incorporation and the first stock release. And while we're so busy keeping up, we ignore our soul, the inner voice, that's telling us that it really wants to teach children to read. While it helps to identify with each other, we're not the same. So why compare ourselves on the basis of material things? Are you walking a path with heart in your own life, regardless of what others have?" - Melody Beattie

"To desire the same things and to reject the same things, constitutes true friendship." - Sallust

"What is wisdom? Always desiring the same things, and always refusing the same things." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Keeping vigil over her are two monsters of very different breeds but monster just the same. Death on her left. Devil on her right." - Karen Marie Moning

"Whether you're keeping a journal or writing as a meditation, it's the same thing. What's important is you're having a relationship with your mind." - Natalie Goldberg

"We cannot tax the same people we expect to create jobs. That is a recipe for keeping people out of work." - Martha Roby

"Just put down 9/11... I think, on most things I'm liberal, except on defending ourselves and keeping half the money. Those things I'm kind of conservative on." - Dennis Miller

"Are you keeping anything else from me?" "I'm keeping a lot of things from you." "Like?" "Like the way I feel about being locked up in here with you. You have no idea what you do to me." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Are you keeping anything else from me?" "I'm keeping a lot of things from you." "Like?" "Like the way I feel about being locked up in here with you. You have no idea what you do to me." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"We have a passion for keeping things simple." - Charlie Munger

"We play a sport. It's a game. At the end of the day, that's all it is, is a game. It doesn't make you any better or any worse than anybody else. So by winning a game, you're no better. By losing a game, you're no worse. I think by keeping that mentality, it really keeps things in perspective for me to treat everybody the same." - Tim Tebow

"Love is keeping the promise anyway." - John Green

"Keeping secrets was the beginning of freedom." - Orson Scott Card

"The more things change, the more they stay the same." - Alphonse Karr

"The more things change, the more they remain the same." - Alphonse Karr

"The more things change, the more they are the same." - Alphonse Karr

"Slight is the merit of keeping silence on a matter, on the other hand serious is the guilt of talking on things whereon we should be silent." - Ovid

"And we have a Fed that's doing political things. This Janet Yellen of the Fed. The Fed is doing political - by keeping the interest rates at this level." - Donald Trump

"In general I try to spend the mornings connecting and keeping things organized, and then try and do more creative work in the afternoons." - Garance Dore

"Sometimes I fall into the trap of keeping too much to myself, but I think it's important to preserve certain things, it leaves something to the imagination." - Keiynan Lonsdale

"No two things the same, the equals sign a scandal." - John Banville

"Two things are always the same the dance and war." - Gertrude Stein

"In every different house, the same things are spoken, the same lies are said, the same dreams are dreamed!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"It's not about keeping up the population, it's about passing on who we are and what we've learned, so things keep going. So we don't just end." - Isaac Marion

"Try to find the right balance of keeping things exciting and treating your audience with respect, and also treating yourself as an artist with respect." - Trent Reznor

"Im always keeping an eye out for a period piece. I was trained in theatre, so most of the things we did were classical - Shakespeare, Moliere, and Chekhov." - Dagmara Dominczyk

"Resisting the powers that be, we are keeping things from getting worse than they otherwise might be. And that effort is very much worthwhile." - Bruce Cockburn

"And not go to things that sound good that really did not have the kind of impact that we would want. Who disagrees with keeping neighborhoods safe?" - Hillary Clinton

"It's not about keeping up the population, it's about passing on who we are and what we've learned, so things keep going. So we do' just end." - Isaac Marion

"My natural tendency is to complicate everything-and then to spray words and ideas onto everything afterwards. I've had to develop the habit of keeping things simple." - Anne Lamott

"Nature, keeping only useless secrets, had placed within reach and in sight of human beings the things it was necessary for them to know." - Michel Foucault

"I'm always keeping an eye out for a period piece. I was trained in theatre, so most of the things we did were classical - Shakespeare, Moliere, and Chekhov." - Dagmara Dominczyk

"One of the simplest things about all facts of life is that to get where you want to go, you must keep on keeping on." - Norman Vincent Peale

"It's always challenging when you're shooting a film. Shooting things out of order and keeping continuity on all levels is always for me the most challenging thing." - Amy Adams

"Different people can photograph the same things with the same tools and create such different images." - John Paul Caponigro

"Things never happen the same way twice, dear one." - Reza Aslan

"Every day things change, but basically they stay the same" - Dave Matthews

"It is a great bond to dislike the same things." - George Santayana

"Soul and intellect are just the same things." - Democritus

"We cannot think of two things at the same time." - Blaise Pascal

"All mothers go through the exact same things." - Angie Harmon

"No two people see things the same way." - Jim Lehrer

"A lot of things change and a lot of things stay the same, they mostly stay the same." - David Heyman

"...while everyone's focusing on keeping the boss happy, who's focusing on keeping the customer happy?" - James Hunter

"There is no point in keeping vengeance or stubbornness. These things" -he sighed- "these things I so regret in my life. Pride. Vanity. Why do we do the things we do? Morrie Schwartz" - Mitch Albom

"Sometimes when we think we are keeping a secret, the secret is actually keeping us." - Frank Warren

"Because the church has moved away from the gospel anytime you move away from the gospel, you at the same time move toward pretense, you move toward image-keeping, you move toward the need to pretend." - Tullian Tchividjian

"Yet some things you miss and some things you lose by keeping your arm outstretched." - Anonymous

"In acting class, you talked always about keeping it real and don't act... connect with the people and connect with the partner that you're acting with. The same is also true in politics." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Around the world we have girls in primary school at about the same rate now as boys, but keeping them in quality secondary schools is where the world is lagging. I'm seeing a lot of countries look at this now." - Melinda Gates

"The Indian community in Canada has integrated much better than the Indian community in United States. They've become really Canadian at the same time as keeping all their Indian characters and customs and social groups." - Azim Premji

"Some of these teen-aged innocent angels were consummate experts in the diabolical arts of keeping a boy, or a number of boys at the same time, in a frenzied state of hopeful uncertainty." - Luigi Barzini

"Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression." - Camille Pissarro

"Right now, in every big city ghetto, tens of thousands of yesterday's and today's school dropouts are keeping body and soul together by some form of hustling in the same way I did." - Malcolm X

"[Billie Holiday] was keeping it super real, and you can feel that to this day. Everything that she sang, she believed in. So I had to pick songs that I felt the same about." - Jose James

"Being a good mother does not call for the same qualities as being a good housewife; a dedication to keeping children clean and tidy may override an interest in their separate development as individuals." - Ann Oakley

"Modern women - we're very good at keeping ourselves busy. There are PTA meetings, exercising, bake sales at school. I like that my life is not the same every day." - Cindy Crawford

"I write about all the horrible things that can happen to kids as a way of keeping those things from happening to mine. Write the books, spit three times over your shoulder and you're safe." - Jodi Picoult

"You won't do our things with another girl, or say the same things, will you?" - Ernest Hemingway

"I don't like things to be the same. I like things to evolve." - Kesh

"We accepted a definition of ourselves which confined the self to the source and to the limitations of conscious attention. This definition is miserably insufficient, for in fact we know how to grow brains and eyes, ears and fingers, hearts and bones, in just the same way that we know how to walk and breathe, talk and think only we can't put it into words. Words are too slow and too clumsy for describing such things, and conscious attention is too narrow for keeping track of all their details." - Alan Watts

"The getting is easy; the keeping is the important part." - Tammara Webber

"Music is the only thing keeping the planet together" - Jaco Pastorius

"The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams." - Henry David Thoreau

"Chiropractic was the key to keeping me in the game." - Jerry Rice

"Money. The ultimate motivation. The ultimate way of keeping score." - Michael Connelly

"The minute you start keeping score, you're destroying the relationship." - Tony Robbins

"The future is keeping you out of the present time." - Van Morrison

"We are human, so we do go through pain and we struggle with things, but it's all about how you respond to a situation. My whole life, I've been responding in a positive way and keeping a positive mind, keeping God first in my heart, in my mind. No matter what wrong I've done, I know who sees the heart." - Adrian Peterson

"These days I settle for feeling only 85 percent sure about most things, most of the time. I believe this is keeping me sane, and I also believe that it's keeping me human. In fact, I'm 85 percent sure of it." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"The purposes of God point to one simple end-that we should be as he is, think the same thoughts, mean the same things, possess the same blessedness." - George Macdonald

"Men give the same lines to different women for the same reason women wear the same perfume for different men; we all try the things that work." - Warren Farrell

"You know ... you keep doing the same things and you keep getting the same result over and over again." - Warren Buffett

"We all go through the same things - it's all just a different kind of the same thing." - Susan Glaspell

"For the same reasons a music composer writes its own symphony, whereas others already did the same things, but differently." - Benoit Minisini

"If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things." - Saul Bellow

"Nostalgia is when you want things to stay the same. I know so many people staying in the same place." - Jeanne Moreau

"The most fundamental principle of the organized mind, the one most critical to keeping us from forgetting or losing things, is to shift the burden of organizing from our brains to the external world." - Daniel Levitin

"Underneath runs the main current of preoccupation, which is keeping one's nose clean at all times. This means that when things go wrong you have to pass the blame along the line, like pass-the-parcel, till the music stops." - Tom Stoppard

"I'm not the same as other people. I don't think the same. I don't do the same things. I just feel out of this world sometimes." - Lil Wayne

"Kids are starting to dress the same, listen to the same music. I look at their Tumblrs and they're all into the same things." - Chaz Bundick

"Repetition of the same chant, the same incantations, the same affirmations leads to belief, and once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen." - Claude M Bristol

"A poem is a box, a thing, to put other things in. For safe keeping." - Marianne Boruch

"Singers are experts at keeping things from dripping on their throats. Believe me, they're experts." - Dolora Zajick

"I'm not so great at keeping secrets; maybe that's why no one ever tells me things." - Emily Osment

"Keeping the head still is golf's one universal, unarguable fundamental." - Jack Nicklaus

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday" - Don Marquis

"The first rule in keeping secrets is nothing on paper." - Thomas Powers

"My body is a metronome, keeping time for the universe..." - Pete Wentz

"The hardest part of design ... is keeping features out." - Donald A. Norman

"you're an expert at sorry and keeping the lines blurry" - Taylor Swift

"Death is the only thing keeping us in line." - Drew Magary

"It's hard / Keeping up with the avant-garde." - Phyllis Mcginley

"I am invested in keeping present the forgotten bodies." - Claudia Rankine

"I've been good about keeping my nose to the grindstone." - Andy Roddick

"Keeping Crooked Hillary Clinton out of the White House!" - Donald Trump

"The secret is keeping busy, and loving what you do." - Lionel Hampton

"Keeping it simple for the consumer is incredibly dire." - Bob Iger

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday." - Don Marquis

"Keeping in touch with the people that matter is important." - Geazy

"The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing." - Ralph Richardson

"The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing." - Benjamin Franklin

"Painting's not important. The important thing is keeping busy." - Grandma Moses

"Mediocrity has a way of keeping demons from the door." - Marie Arana

"Those of little faith mistake local cloud cover for general darkness. Keeping spiritually intact results in our keeping precious perspective by seeing "things as they really are."" - Neal A Maxwell

"The only way to live in the midst of inharmonious influences is to strengthen the will power and endure all things, yet keeping fineness of character and nobility of manner together with an everlasting heart full of love." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"I think Gods wrath and purgatory are the only things keeping me on the straight and narrow. I like the idea of purgatory. Its like a cosmic do-over." - Katee Sackhoff

"One of the things I've found most challenging about writing a multibook series is keeping it fresh and evolving while still delivering the familiarity that keeps longtime fans devoted to the characters and story world." - Tina St John

"I think God's wrath and purgatory are the only things keeping me on the straight and narrow. I like the idea of purgatory. It's like a cosmic do-over." - Katee Sackhoff

"I am passionate about keeping the human dimension in things. You have to keep the rough edges and the inconsistencies, that's what makes it interesting. I've always striven to be as sloppy as possible." - Jarvis Cocker

"I'm bored with the same genre, the same remakes of things. I like original ideas and high-concept things where it's off the page and kind of fantastical." - Nina Dobrev

"One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn' t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself." - Lucille Ball

"I don't believe that it's true that the poor will always be with us. I think that kind of pious fatalism is just an excuse for keeping things the way they are." - Margaret Culkin Banning

"I feel happy to be keeping a journal again. I've missed it, missed naming things as they appear, missed the half hour when I push all duties aside and savor the experience of being alive in this beautiful place." - May Sarton

"I further testify that when we eventually see things through the proper perspective of eternal truth, we will be amazed at how much we were blessed in important though often unperceived ways through keeping the Sabbath Day holy." - John H. Groberg

"They know not how many things are signified by the words stealing, sowing, buying, keeping quiet, seeing what ought to be done; for this is not effected by the eyes, but by another kind of vision." - Marcus Aurelius



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