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Main Source Quotes


"Private property was the original source of freedom. It still is its main bulwark." - Walter Lippmann

"The main source of psychopathic diseases is the fundamental instinct of fear with its manifestations, the feeling of anxiety, anguish, and worry." - Boris Sidis

"Aggression, the writer's main source of energy." - Ted Solotaroff

"Why resist change when it's the main source of your growth?" - Robin S. Sharma

"I am absolutely convinced that religion is the main source of hatred in this world." - Christopher Hitchens

"Usually, sprinting is my main source of energy and recovery time because that's how I move." - Nonito Donaire

"I guess the main source of stress for me is the stress I put on myself." - Thomas Keller

"Private property was the original source of freedom. It still is its main ballpark." - Walter Lippmann

"Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom." - Bertrand Russell

"My main competitor is myself." - Evgeni Plushenko

"Curiosity is the main energy." - Robert Rauschenberg

"Nature is my main source of inspiration - I will never stop taking hints from what I call 'the greatest artist'" - Roberto Cavalli

"A heart full of love and compassion is the main source of inner strength, willpower, happiness, and mental tranquility" - Dalai Lama

"It is interesting that Satan, who voted for 'no opposition', has become the main source of it!" - Mary Edmunds

"The main source of my income is through the commissions of the large-scale works and big sculptures, the projects." - Andy Goldsworthy

"My main source of reading is scripts, which doesn't leave a whole lot of room for books." - Josh Hutcherson

"The state can be and has often been in the course of history the main source of mischief and disaster." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Self-command is the main elegance." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Victory is the main object in war." - Sun Tzu

"A good life is a main argument." - Ben Jonson

"Work, work, work, is the main thing." - Abraham Lincoln

"Keep your eye on the main event." - Martha Griffiths

"Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom, in the pursuit of truth as in the endeavour after a worthy manner of life." - Bertrand Russell

"The main source of good discipline is growing up in a loving family, being loved and learning to love in return." - Benjamin Spock

"I rarely eat red meat and only occasionally eat fish. Plant based foods are my main source of nutrition along with nuts, fruits, brown breads and grains." - Gary Player

"The main source of our wealth is goodness. The affections and the generous qualities that God admires in a world full of greed." - Alfred A Montapert

"There is a young and impressionable mind out there that is hungry for information. It has latched on to an electronic tube as its main source of nourishment." - Joan Ganz Cooney

"I have made the Bhagwad Gita as the main source of my inspiration and guide for the purpose of scientific investigations and formation of my theories." - Albert Einstein

"I read annual reports of the company I'm looking at and I read the annual reports of the competitors - that is the main source of material." - Warren Buffett

"Entertainment history is now the main source of supposedly historical knowledge for more and more people, but 'histo-tainment' is superficial and lacks all context." - Antony Beevor

"I don't really have a main source for my style inspiration. It's really about however I feel about myself at the moment." - Kat Graham

"The main source of our wealth is goodness. The affections and the generous qualities that God admires in a world full of greed." - Alfred Armand Montapert

"As long as your ideology identifies the main source of the world's ills as a definable group, it opens the world up to genocide." - Steven Pinker

"My main source for faith-based stuff is mostly the Bible, and a childhood with a much, much higher-than-median exposure to theological thought." - Jim Butcher

"Intuition is the source of scientific knowledge." - Aristotle

"Innocence is the source of love." - Nirmala Srivastava

"The source of genius is imagination alone." - Eugene Delacroix

"The source of nature is spirit." - Larry Gates

"The main languages out of which web applications are built - whether it's Perl or Python or PHP or any of the other languages - those are all open source languages. So the infrastructure of the web is open source... the web as we know it is completely dependent on open source." - Mitch Kapor

"The source of our love comes from within. No one out there is that source. It makes sense to go to the source." - Susan Jeffers

"For me, the main thing is spontaneity & taking chances." - Dave Kikoski

"We lost, and that's the main thing that went wrong," - Mike Krzyzewski

"The main function of color should be to serve expression." - Henri Matisse

"The main thing that God asks for is our attention." - Jim Cymbala

"I'm the main rapper of B2ST, Yang Yoseob!" - Yoseob

"The main problem with rail is flexibility and affordability." - Mark Noble

"I was the Specials' founder, main songwriter and keyboard player." - Jerry Dammers

"Boundaries are actually the main factor in space, just as the present, another boundary, is the main factor in time." - Eduardo Chillida

"For a physicist mathematics is not just a tool by means of which phenomena can be calculated, it is the main source of concepts and principles by means of which new theories can be created." - Freeman Dyson

"I don't know what it means to manage the human imagination, but I do know that imagination is the main source of value in the new economy. And I know we'd better figure out the answer to my question-quick." - Tom Peters

"I think if you use Twitter and social media as your main source of information you are an idiot, but I think most people who use it know better, so I kind of enjoy it." - Dave Barry

"On Planet of the Apes, I had a very knowledgeable team who knew good materials, but I had one main source person who worked online and on the street continually looking for the proper materials." - Colleen Atwood

"Our main source of economy is agriculture. What we should do is to use the oil money that we have today to re-fuel agriculture. And so agriculture will be the backbone of the economy of South Sudan." - Salva Kiir Mayardit

"In Shakespearean tragedy the main source of the convulsion which produces suffering and death is never good: good contributes to this convulsion only from its tragic implication with its opposite in one and the same character." - Andrew Coyle Bradley

"Rock records. It's the main source of inspiration for people - fans, or musicians, or both - to act out in ways that they wouldn't normally act out. Especially rock critics. Ultimately, records don't really hurt anybody, and neither do reviews." - Ryan Adams

"There are two main methodologies of open source development. There's the Apache model, which is design by committee - great for things like web servers. Then you have the benevolent dictator model. That's what Ubuntu is doing, with Mark Shuttleworth." - Matt Mullenweg

"'The Butler' has virtually nothing in common with its source material, the life of White House butler Gene Allen, except for the fact that the main character of the film and Allen were both black butlers in the White House." - Ben Shapiro

"The stream will not permanently rise higher than the main source; and the main source of national power and national greatness is found in the average citizenship of the nation. Therefore it behooves us to do our best to see that the standard of the average citizen is kept high; and the average cannot be kept high unless the standard of the leaders is very much higher." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The source of man's unhappiness is his ignorance of Nature." - Baron d'Holbach

"Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives." - Denis Waitley

"Chance is the only source of true novelty." - Francis Crick

"The source of justice is not vengeance but charity." - Bridget of Sweden

"Be still and turn within to the great source." - Charles Fillmore

"Therefore we well observe that the title of perfect cadence is attached only to a dominant that progresses to the main tone, because this dominant, which is naturally contained within the harmony of the main tone, seems, when it progresses to it, to return as if to its source." - Jean Philippe Rameau

"The big thing about distributed source control is that it makes one of the main issues with SCM's go away - the politics around "who can make changes." BitKeeper showed that you can avoid that by just giving everybody their own source repository." - Linus Torvalds

"Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain." - Pierre Trudeau

"Writing itself, if not misunderstood and abused, becomes a way of empowering the writing self. It converts anger and disappointment into deliberate and durable aggression, the writer's main source of energy. It converts sorrow and self-pity into empathy, the writer's main means of relating to otherness. Similarly, his wounded innocence turns into irony, his silliness into wit, his guilt into judgment, his oddness into originality, his perverseness into his stinger." - Ted Solotaroff

"Nobody escapes being wounded. We are all wounded people, whether physically, emotionally, mentally, or spiritually. The main question is not, 'How can we hide our wounds?' so we don't have to be embarrassed, but 'How can we put our woundedness in the service of others?' When our wounds cease to be a source of shame, and become a source of healing, we have become wounded healers." - Henri Nouwen

"Life is nothing but the expansion of love. We can cultivate divine love by entering into the Source. The Source is God, who is all Love." - Sri Chinmoy

"Yet mystery and imagination arise from the same source. This source is called darkness ... Darkness within darkness, the gateway to all understanding." - Laozi

"Spirit is the source of peace. It is the source of joy. It is not a duality of happiness and unhappiness, but singular joy." - Nirmala Srivastava

"One main factor in the upward trend of animal life has been the power of wandering." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Money had never been the main thing for me. It's the legacy that was important." - Berry Gordy

"Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself." - Erich Fromm

"Don't teach too many postures; just the main ones, and hold them for a long time." - Dharma Mittra

"Indeed, the U.N. is the main Soviet espionage center in this country." - Jack Anderson

"Eventually, alas, I realized the main purpose of buying cocaine is to run out of it." - George Carlin

"the mighty main sea is the begetter of clouds and winds and rivers." - Anaximenes of Miletus

"One of the main purveyors of violence in this world has been this country America." - Danny Glover

"My main objective is to be professional but to kill him." - Mike Tyson

"Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing." - Seneca the Younger

"The main quality of courage ! If you can dream it, you can do it!" - Walt Disney

"Coaching secrets? I don't think I got any. The main "secret" - love for chess." - Ashot Nadanian

"I want to make the songs good. I think this is my main focus." - Ed Sheeran

"The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The bottom line is a by-product of taking care of your main product - your customers." - Ron Kaufman

"Well, I just want him to grow up happy. That's the main thing." - John Lennon

"The main insight learned from interdisciplinary studies is the return to specialization" - George Stigler

"I guess my main influences are Jesus, rock n roll and ex-wives. In that order." - Sam Kinison

"I am the showstopper. The main event. The Icon that can still go." - Shawn Michaels

"The main symptom of falling in love is that you lose your intellectual prowess." - Fran Lebowitz

"My main frustration is the fear of cancer from low dose radiation, even by radiologists." - John Cameron

"There are two main drivers of asset class returns - inflation and growth." - Ray Dalio

"Most of the places I've been, I've been a main piece of the puzzle." - Eric Davis

"There's no question that the main location of Al Qaida is in tribal areas of Pakistan." - Leon Panetta

"As far as I can tell, most actors' main motivation is self-doubt and neuroses." - Daniel Radcliffe

"Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing." - Albert Schweitzer

"Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Blogs are the main exception I make in my aversion to complex machinery." - Laurie R King

"I guess my main influences are Jesus, rock 'n' roll and ex-wives. In that order." - Sam Kinison

"The main division in the world is between democratic and undemocratic countries." - Michael Mandelbaum

"The violin is basically made of a wood box and four main strings." - Sirena Huang

"After the rigged Iranian presidential elections in 2009, the Islamic regime attacked the 'humanities' as the main source of protests, the most effective tool used by the West, especially America, to corrupt and incite Iranian youth, and finally closed down all the Humanities departments in Iran's universities." - Azar Nafisi

"Our memories tell us who we are and they cannot be achieved through committee work, by consulting other people about what happened. That doesn't mean that at all times memories are telling us the absolute truth, but that the main source of who we are is that memory, flawed or not." - Tobias Wolff

"Questions that pertain to the foundations of mathematics, although treated by many in recent times, still lack a satisfactory solution. Ambiguity of language is philosophy's main source of problems. That is why it is of the utmost importance to examine attentively the very words we use." - Giuseppe Peano

"Of course, one of the main legitimate functions of thought has always been to help provide security, guaranteeing shelter and food for instance. However, this function went wrong when the principle source of insecurity came to be the operation of thought itself." - David Bohm

"I agree that it is not just the extremists who harbor bad thoughts or engage in bad acts, but they are usually the source of the polarization and try to keep education and communication of the main stream from moving forward." - Joichi Ito

"Of course, one of the main legitimate functions of thought has always been to help provide security, guaranteeing shelter and food for instance. However, this function went wrong when the principle source of insecurity came to be the operation of thought itself." - David

"All a musician can do is to get closer to the source." - John Coltrane

"Nobody believes the official spokesman... but everybody trusts an unidentified source." - Ron Nessen

"Today the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears." - Brian Tracy

"I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the source of national action, the human heart as the source of national compassion, and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas" - John F Kennedy

"A feeling of continuous growth is a wonderful source of motivation and self confidence." - Brian Tracy

"The smell of profit is clean and sweet, whatever the source." - Juvenal

"An author values a compliment even when it comes from a source of doubtful competency." - Mark Twain

"Asking politicians to give up a source of money is like asking Dracula to forsake blood." - Cal Thomas

"Every mighty move of the Spirit of God has had its source in the prayer chamber." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"The course of a river is almost always disapproved of by the source." - Jean Cocteau

"An important species of pleasure, and therewith the source of morality, arises out of habit." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"We despise no source that can pay us a pleasing attention." - Mark Twain

"Let your light shine. Be a source of strength and courage. Share your wisdom. Radiate love." - Wilferd Peterson

"Discontent is the source of all trouble,but also of all progress, in individuals and nations." - Berthold Auerbach

"Don't depend on other people as the source of your happiness or for approval." - Joyce Meyer

"The Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life" - Pope John Paul Ii

"Private information is practically the source of every large modern fortune." - Oscar Wilde

"Selfishness is the root and source of all natural and moral evils." - Nathanael Emmons

"Let us respect even error when it has its source in virtue." - Sophia Lee

"Water will not flow from a faucet that is not connected to its source." - Mary Morrissey

"Power, when invested in the hands of knaves or fools, generally is the source of tyranny ..." - Charlotte Charke

"Selfless acts are a source of profound meaning for your self and your life." - Ron Kaufman

"Nature educates us into beauty and inwardness and is a source of the most noble pleasure." - Karl Blossfeldt

"Why set your heart on a piece ofearth,seek out the source which shines forever." - Rumi

"The source of love isn't in your self. It isn't in your experience. It's in you." - John de Ruiter

"You are a Universe of Universes And your Soul a source of Songs..." - Ruben Dario

"Help people become more motivated by guiding them to the source of their own power." - Paul G. Thomas

"Attempting to identify with the source is an idea. You are already that." - Mooji

"Do not seek after what you yearn for, seek the source of the yearning itself." - Adyashanti

"As you watch your mind, you discover your self as the watcher. When you stand motionless, only watching, you discover your self as the light behind the watcher. The source of light is dark, unknown is the source of knowledge. That source alone is. Go back to that source and abide there. "I Am That" - pg 188" - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"In the screwed-up life I'd been dealt, she was my only source of comfort." - Abbi Glines

"Negative thinking destroys your brain cells and causes global warming. Source: The Scientific Institute of GetOverIt!" - Dodinsky

"Unless discipline is rooted in nonviolence, it might prove to be a source of infinite mischief." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Taking things from one source is plagiarism; taking things from several sources is research." - John McPhee

"Royalty is my identity. Servanthood is my assignment. Intimacy with God is my life source." - Bill Johnson

"The main characteristics of effective leadership are intelligence, integrity or loyalty, mystique, humor, discipline, courage, self sufficieny and confidence." - James Fisher

"Sahaja Yoga is nothing but love, love, love. How much you love others is the main point." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Lots of times, our main problem isn't our problem. Our biggest problem is our perspective on our problem." - Steven Furtick

"A coach's main job is to reawaken a spirit in which the players can blend together effortlessly." - Phil Jackson

"I endeavor to keep their attention fixed on the main objects of all science, the freedom & happiness of man." - Thomas Jefferson

"The main thing about money, Bud, is that it makes you do things you don't want to do." - Hal Holbrook

"There's always someone telling you not to do something. The main thing is just to ignore them." - Tim Robbins



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