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Make It Count Quotes


"Everyone's dying. A little, every day. Make it count." - Libba Bray

"Americans like to make money, Canadians like to count it." - Northrop Frye

"Don't just count your years, make your years count." - Ernest Myers

"Don't count the days, make the days count." - Muhammad Ali

"Don't just count your days, make your days count." - Colin Powell

"Don't just count your years, make your years count." - George Meredith

"New York Fashion Week comes only twice a year, make it count" - Tommy Hilfiger

"Ca' clean up after you anymore, baby brother, so do' punk out. Make it count." - Rachel Vincent

"Can't clean up after you anymore, baby brother, so don't punk out. Make it count." - Rachel Vincent

"It has always been my rule in business to make everything count." - John D Rockefeller

"Thirty-two's still a goddamn number Thirty-two's still counts Gonna make it count" - Regina Spektor

"If you tell [count] every step, you will make a long journey of it." - Thomas Fuller

"Darkness exists to make light truly count." - Ryan O'Neal

"We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count." - Neal A Maxwell

"If he's not dead, it doesn't count." - Mike Tyson

"Believe me, it is actions that count." - Sophia Loren

"Time is your most precious resource; make every minute count." - Brian Tracy

"Instead of counting your days, make your days count." - Anonymous

"I believe in the principle that I can make a difference in this world. It may be ever so small, but it will count for the greater good." - Gordon B Hinckley

"We bring a deeper commitment to our happiness when we fully understand, that our time left is limited and we really need to make it count." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"If no one saw - it didn't count. It's only when you eat in front of strangers or people that make you feel guilty that food is really fattening." - Arabella Weir

"When you're working on a script, every word that's on the page, somebody has to read it. Make every word count in your stories." - Jonathan Demme

"My drawing began as a way to count my blessings. To study, capture, catalog the things that, despite it all, make my life rich." - Danny Gregory

"Too many people, right now are playing it small. If you want to be SUCCESSFUL, Live BIG, Think BIG, & make every day of your life COUNT!" - Joel Brown

"The soul's dominion? Each time we make a choice, we pay with courage to behold restless day and count it fair." - Amelia Earhart

"Even if you have just half an hour, you can get a good workout. So I try to make it count no matter where I am." - James Maslow

"If you're playing a lead, you're shaping the movie. When you're playing a supporting role, you've got only a moment to make it count." - Stephen Rea

"The truth of it is that every singer out there with songs on the radio is raising the next generation, so make your words count." - Taylor Swift

"Philosophers should be, as Seneca put it, 'lawyers for humanity'. Make what you think and feel count; the examined life has global dimensions." - Martha C. Nussbaum

"It is not the voters who count, but those who count the votes." - Joseph Stalin

"Action is the difference-make r. Remember that. If you're ready to take a big step forward, seek an open door as if your life depended on it. When you find it, go in bold and make it count." - Simon Black

"Action is the difference-make r. Remember that. If you're ready to take a big step forward, seek an open door as if your life depended on it. When you find it, go in bold and make it count." - Simon Black

"I had not yet learned that we make our own destiny, it springs from within us. It is not the outward events but what we allow ourselves to make of them that count." - Susan Hill

"Fish slowly and thoroughly. Haste never pays dividends. Don't whip the stream to a froth. Make fewer cast, make them to places which count an fish each cast out instead of lifting it prematurely" - Ray Bergman

"Success does' count unless you earn it fair and square." - Michelle Obama

"Success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square." - Michelle Obama

"An idea doesn't count if you can't use it" - Beth Comstock

"It is the poor man who'll ever count his flock." - Ovid

"We are all facing the end one day or another. I say, live a good and prosperous life, make sure your choices count, make them count." - Steve Carell

"When you like something and you're pretty good at it and you can make a living doing it, you don't ask why. You just count your blessings and go with it." - Harlan Coben

"The message of our campaign is "Make every mother and child count". This campaign is not just about health. It is also a powerful call for radical progress in women's rights and the rights of their children. Too often, the health of mothers and children does not count. In too many parts of the world, they are forgotten." - Liya Kebede

"I figure life's a gift and I don't intend on wasting it. You don't know what hand your gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you.. to make each day count." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"You may read music as fluently as you read a newspaper, but it does not make an artist of you, and I count it just as clever to be a good stenographer." - Gerald Moore

"Without faith we count down the days to death, with it we count up the days till happiness" - Andrew Lowery

"A warrior must learn to make every act count, since he is going to be here in this world for only a short while, in fact, too short for witnessing all the marvels of it." - Carlos Castaneda

"Do you really like a particular stock? Put 10% or so of your portfolio on it. Make the idea count ... Good [investment] ideas should not be diversified away into meaningless oblivion." - Bill Gross

"How can Life grant us boon of living, compensateFor dull grey ugliness and pregnant hateUnless we dareThe soul's dominion? Each time we make a choice, we payWith courage to behold the resistless day,And count it fair." - Amelia Earhart

"Above all else, I had learned the one thing every person has to learn to make it through life: the only person you can truly count on is yourself." - CJ Roberts

"Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes, and always count their change when it is handed to them." - Catherine Drinker Bowen

"If you have a plan, we want to hear it. Tell your community leaders, your local officials, your governor, and your team in Washington. Believe me, your ideas count. An individual can make a difference." - George H W Bush

"People talk about how you make team spirit - is it golf days or going out drinking together? That doesn't count. When you drink, you just tell lies to each other anyway and talk rubbish." - Gordon Strachan

"Real success is finding your life work in the work that you love. That's it. Don't worry about making a living, don't worry about popularity or fame. Make what you do ... count more than what you own." - David Mccullough

"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love ... then make that day count!" - Steve Maraboli

"You make more money selling advice than following it. It's one of the things we count on in the magazine business - along with the short memory of our readers." - Steve Forbes

"I was on my face. I heard the count from one to 10. I kept telling myself that I had to get up, but I couldn't move. I couldn't make myself move. It was the strangest feeling." - Rocky Marciano

"I write everywhere. I've written books while I was on planes, at Disney World, and in multiple countries of which I am not a native. It can be a struggle to make word count sometimes, but I will persevere!" - Seanan Mcguire

"Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them." - Catherine Drinker Bowen

"Our message today is one of hope. It is about potential waiting to be fulfilled: the surest way to meet the global challenges we face now and in the future is to make every mother and child count." - Lee Jong-wook

"But I think it's hard for me to only put out one record a year. Because I get too antsy. But it's good I'm learning to do that, because each record counts. And you should make it count." - Ty Segall

"You have to count on living every single day in a way you believe will make you feel good about your life - so that if it were over tomorrow, you'd be content with yourself." - Jane Seymour

"As they who make Good luck a god count all unlucky men." - George Eliot

"The thing is not to leave unfinished business; make every day count." - Wally Amos

"There is so little time. We need to make every moment count." - Shannon Delany

"Everyone can do simple things to make a difference, and every little bit really does count." - Stella Mccartney

"Believe that you can make a difference; in fact, you do with every single choice you make. Your money is your power and each time you spend it, it's a vote for something, so make it count. I personally live and work by this African Proverb - If you think you're too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a room with a mosquito." - Lizzie Borden

"I try to make choices for my own life. And I try to make those choices count." - Lisa Mangum

"You possess a non-renewable resource, which is headed toward total depletion and that resource is time. You can either invest your life or let it dribble through your fingers like sand in an hour glass. If there is ever a time to redeem every second, every minute it is now. You may never have tomorrow. You can't count your days, but with the Lord as your Savior you can make your days count." - Billy Graham

"When you become part of something, in some way you count. It could be a march; it could be a rally, even a brief one. You're part of something, and you suddenly realize you count. To count is very important." - Studs Terkel

"When it comes down to it, it really is the little things that count most." - Robert Cheeke

"March 16th, Mike Tyson [vs.] Razor Ruddock, Razor Ruddock dies. If he doesn't die, it doesn't count. If he's not dead, it doesn't count." - Mike Tyson

"If, my dear, you seek to slumber; Count of stars an endless number; If you will continue wakeful; Count the drops that make a lakeful; Then if vigilance yet above you Hover, Count the times I love you; And if slumber sill repel you Count the times I do not tell you." - Franklin P. Adams

"I use the NordicTrack every other day for 20 minutes. I don't listen to music or watch TV while I do it. I count to myself. I count to 25; I count to 25 backwards, that sort of thing." - Peter Eisenman

"You can always chase a dream but it will not count if you never catch it." - Malcolm X

"Count art by gold, and it fetters the feet it once winged." - Ouida

"We trust people we can count on. We count on people who do what they say they will do when they say they will do it." - Tim Wright

"Being broke is a joke, I never found it funny / That's why I count my blessings / As much as I count my money..." - Fabolous

"Being broke is a joke, I never found it funny / That's why I count my blessings / As much as I count my money..." - Fabolous

"Play hard, work hard, love hard. . . .The bottom line for me is to live life to the fullest in the here-and-now instead of a hoped-for hereafter, and make every day count in some meaningful way and do something-no matter how small it is-to make the world a better place." - Michael Shermer

"I have one life and one chance to make it count for something... My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference." - Jimmy Carter

"Not everything you're going to do in volleyball - or in life, for that matter - is exciting or fully functional, but if you have the willpower to make each minute count, you'll benefit in some way. And it will make you a better player and a better person in the long run." - Karch Kiraly

"No magic formula can completely prepare us for crises in life. However, each choice we make now will impact how we handle those crises in the future. Make your choice count. Dedicate time each day to developing your character. If you do, courage will be there when you need it most." - Rudy Giuliani

"My wife - an ex journalist and current TV producer - has a rule that she taught me at the start of B3ta. Does the item make you laugh, or does it make you go, 'Oh my God?' If you score on either count, then you have something that is worth sharing." - Rob Manuel

"The mistakes you make now count. Not for everything, and not forever. But they do matter, and they shape you." - Sarah Dessen

"On and on we seal the pages with salt water and promises to live well to make their deaths count." - Suzanne Collins

"Men cannot count, they do not know that two and two make four if women do not tell them so." - Gertrude Stein

"Make each day count by setting specific goals to succeed, then putting forth every effort to exceed your own expectations." - Les Brown

"Make every day count. Make every hour count. Make every minute count. And don't stop until you have exercised your full potential, realizing your impossible dream and fulfilling your total destiny to become the person that you, and only you , are capable of being." - Mary Kay Ash

"It has been well said that if a great king should bring us a great heap of gold, and bid us take as much as we could count in a day, we should make a long day of it; but to win souls is far nobler work. How is it that we so soon withdraw from it?" - Charles Spurgeon

"Dont count on Congress. Laws come into being because people on the ground demand it." - Terri Sewell

"I don't count my situps. I only start counting once it starts hurting." - Muhammad Ali

"I count it as a certainty that in paradise, everyone naps." - Tom Hodgkinson

"It is not worth while to go round the world to count the cats in Zanzibar." - Henry David Thoreau

"Some people never find love at all, count yourself blessed if it ever happens your way" - Ellen Hopkins

"In the way of God, thoughts count very little. Love does it all." - Brother Lawrence

"You have to be afraid for it to count as bravery." - Guy Gavriel Kay

"It don't matter as long as he can count up to 10" - Sonny Liston

"It doesn't count if your swing is going the highest if you're getting pushed." - Cynthia Lewis

"As long as I count the votes, what are you going to do about it?" - Boss Tweed

"It is as easy to count atomies as to resolve the propositions of a lover." - William Shakespeare

"I think it would count more, if we did less personal appearances." - Jimi Hendrix

"I've never been someone to count lines, look at it that way." - James Badge Dale

"If I stitch fast enough, does it count as aerobic exercise?" - Anonymous

"Singer worth their while must watch it; Always count your dotted crotchet." - Caryl Brahms

"It don't matter as long as he can count up to ten." - Sonny Liston

"It would be foolhardy to count on the conscience of the world." - Stefan Zweig

"I say the one thing about luck is you can't really count on it." - Ron Livingston

"It is when Pirates count their booty that they become mere thieves." - William Bolitho

"Cowards do not count in battle; they are there, but not in it." - Euripides

"Don't count on Congress. Laws come into being because people on the ground demand it." - Terri Sewell

"Maybe I'll take a little better care of myself, but I wouldn't count on it." - Alex Trebek

"One thing about playing the real jazz is that you can't count it." - Mahalia Jackson

"Modeling was so fleeting it doesn't count in my life scheme." - Ali Macgraw

"To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can't see it. So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life." - Nancy Reagan

"The whole trick is to make it feel like you're spying on real people's lives as they get through the day. When I'm writing, I have to trick myself as a writer. If I consciously say, 'I'm writing,' I feel all this pressure and somehow it doesn't feel as real as when it doesn't seem to count as much." - David O Russell

"Yeah, I think it motivates you as people start to count you out. It doesn't make you play any harder, because every time you go out on the field you give 110 percent, but it does give you more of an edge mentally, knowing that you were in the same situation, because in sports you always find yourself behind." - Joe Montana

"If you are happy in a dream, Ammu, does that count? Estha asked. "Does what count?" "The happiness does it count?". She knew exactly what he meant, her son with his spoiled puff. Because the truth is, that only what counts, counts....."If you eat fish in a dream, does it count?" Does it mean you've eaten fish?" - Arundhati Roy

"He has the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our service light or burdensome; a pleasure or a toil. Say that his power lies in words and looks; in things so slight and insignificant that it is impossible to add and count 'em up: what then? The happiness he gives, is quite as great as if it cost a fortune." - Charles Dickens

"To be good or bad doesn't count: life out in this world doesn't depend on that. It depends on a relation of forces based on violence. And survival is violence. You'll wear leather shoes because someone has killed a cow and skinned it to make leather." - Oriana Fallaci

"We do the best we can," she said softly, looking inward. "And punish ourselves for it. I've tried to make my choices with the idea that I've made those choices for the greatest good. Sometimes someone suffers in the process, but I made the decision for the right reason. That should count for something, shouldn't it?" - Tami Hoag

"Why did you make it so hard for me? I'd rather empty the ocean with a sieve. I do it for you. Or count the grains of sand on every beach. All for you. There are so many people, so many countries. But I have time. All the time in the world. Eternity." - Grant Morrison

"They don't know how the world is shaped. And so they give it a shape, and try to make everything fit it. They separate the right from the left, the man from the woman, the plant from the animal, the sun from the moon. They only want to count to two." - Emma Bull

"People who don't count won't count." - Anatole France

"The 77 cents that women make for every dollar men earn makes a real difference to our families - families stretching to make every dollar count." - Barbara Mikulski

"Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable. The purpose of life is to matter-to count, to stand for something, to have it make so difference that we lived at all." - Leo Buscaglia

"The real work of planet-saving will be small, humble, and humbling, and (insofar as it involves love) pleasing and rewarding. Its jobs will be too many to count, too many to report, too many to be publicly noticed or rewarded, too small to make anyone rich or famous." - Wendell Berry

"As I'm so often reminded what a priceless gift my life is, I ache with everything in me to make it count, so that when I finally cross the finish line, I'll hear the words, 'Well done, good and faithful servant." - Adam Young

"It's easy to smile just to make other people feel better. But when a person fakes happy, it has edges. Regular people may not see, but the people who count, they can see the edges and the lines where your smile ends and the real you, the sadness (me) or the anger (Grandma) begins." - Heidi W. Durrow

"While you, the leader, can teach many things, character is not taught easily to adults who arrive at your desk lacking it. Be cautious about taking on reclamation projects regardless of the talent they may possess. Have the courage to make character count among the qualities you seek in others." - John Wooden

"I feel that your ambitions should always exceed the budget. That no matter what budget you're doing, you should be dreaming bigger than the budget you have, and then it's a matter of reigning it in to the reality. You try to make things count." - Guillermo Del Toro

"Documentary film is the one place that our people can speak for themselves. I feel that the documentaries that I've been working on have been very valuable for the people, for our people to look at ourselves, at the situations, really facing it, and through that being able to make changes that really count for the future of our children to come." - Alanis Obomsawin

"I like what I read, I find it intellectually engaging and I don't really have that much time, so I gotta make every bit count. I read magazines and stuff like that, but if I'm going to read a book, I want to come out smarter. It's not to escape, it's to learn." - Rahm Emanuel

"When I made that statement that the person discovers the secret of their success by their daily agenda, all of a sudden it hit me that if I could teach people to make today count; if I could really teach them what they need to do today to have a good day, that tomorrow would really take care of itself." - John C Maxwell

"How can Life grant us boon of living, compensate For dull grey ugliness and pregnant hate Unless we dare The soul's dominion? Each time we make a choice, we pay With courage to behold the resistless day, And count it fair." - Amelia Earhart

"I think it's such open game to make fun of myself. First of all, as a white rapper you have to have an angle and not try to be ghetto or anything. You can count on one hand the white rappers that have made it." - Simon Rex

"I shaved a lot off of a lot that I saw in that I like to be less is more and make everything count and not give anyone anything extra. I was what you see is what you got. It was organic. I came up with the persona. The persona is me, coupled together with a lot of my interests." - Bill Goldberg

"As I'm so often reminded what a priceless gift my life is, I ache with everything in me to make it count, so that when I finally cross the finish line, I"ll hear the words, 'Well done, good and faithful servant." - Adam Young

"You must make women count as much as men; you must have an equal standard of morals; and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the country. It is the only way." - Emmeline Pankhurst

"I tell them I have worked 40 years to make the W.S. platform broad enough for Atheists and Agnostics to stand upon, and now if need be I will fight the next 40 to keep it Catholic enough to permit the straightest Orthodox religionist to speak or pray and count her beads upon. (on women's suffrage)" - Susan B Anthony

"Just about anyone can make a good product, but it's the people that count. In the end, it's the employees who will take it from a kitchen-table idea to the next level. There are a lot of important things in business, but the people portion comes first." - Hamdi Ulukaya

"I have a Viking stove. The color is butter lemon, and I had to wait several months for it, because that color wasn't available and I really wanted butter lemon! But I don't know that it's seriously ever been cooked on. I mean, I make tea every morning. Does that count?" - Andy Cohen

"I'm constantly thinking about what I'll do next. I never count on music being a career of longevity. I mean, longevity is key, and I hope that it lasts, but you just don't know, because it's not in your hands, you don't make the decision." - Beth Ditto

"When you use the word 'filibuster,' most of us in America - and I count myself among them - envision it as the ability to hold the floor on rare occasions to speak at length and make your point emphatically and even delay progress by taking hours." - Jeff Merkley

"Only super-efforts count." - G. I. Gurdjieff

"Purchased experiences don't count." - Doug Coupland

"Whatever you can, count." - Francis Bacon

"Whenever you can, count." - Francis Galton

"Count your blessings." - Johnson Oatman, Jr.

"Always count the cost." - Proverbs

"Purchased experiences don't count." - Douglas Coupland

"And the joy of it all; when we count it all up; is found in the making of friends." - Anonymous



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