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Name Importance Quotes


"The works which this man [Joseph Banks] leaves behind him occupy a few pages only; their importance is not greatly superior to their extent; and yet his name will shine out with lustre in the history of the sciences." - Georges Cuvier

"Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance." - Dale Carnegie

""Picasso" is of Italian origin, as you know. And the name a person bears or adopts has its importance." - Pablo Picasso

"Last name 'Ever', first name 'Greatest'" - Drake

"I have visited sweatshops, factories, and crowded slums. If I could not see it, I could smell it. The foundation of society is laid upon a basis of . . . individualism, conquest and exploitation . . . A social order such as this, built upon such wrong and basic principles, is bound to retard the development of all. The output of a cotton mill or a coal mine is considered of greater importance than the production of healthy, happy-hearted and free human beings. We, the people, are not free. Our democracy is but a name." - Helen Keller

"Architecture is a dangerous mix of power and importance." - Rem Koolhaas

"Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"I have always maintained the importance of Aunts" - Jane Austen

"War is a matter of vital importance to the state." - Sun Tzu

"Nature admits no hierarchy of beauty or usefulness or importance." - Stephen Fry

"Work to recognize the primary importance of the present moment." - Eckhart Tolle

"If your voice is heard by more people because you've earned some kind of name and fame, your silence on an issue of urgent moral importance is even more of a betrayal. Privilege is obligation." - Ursula K Le Guin

"When you don't put your initials behind your name, and I've got tons of them, and when you talk about storytelling or love or gratitude, you're diminishing your legitimacy and importance in this world." - Brene Brown

"Love will enter cloaked in friendship's name." - Ovid

", and they could name a handful." - Taylor Swift

"Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren." - Art Linkletter

"Repentance is another name for aspiration." - Henry Ward Beecher

"The real name for 'science' is magic." - Harlan Ellison

"I wish my name was Tom Kite." - Ian Baker-Finch

"Name 12 players better than me." - Jalen Rose

"A name is a solemn thing ..." - L. T. Meade

"So...your name means Mr.Underwear." -Frank" - Rick Riordan

"God is God. His name doesn't matter." - Christopher Pike

"I want my name to mean me." - Mark Haddon

"The name of the Slough was Despond." - John Bunyan

"Undertaker, if that is your real name..." - Kurt Angle

"[Donald] Trump is obsessed with name calling." - Hillary Clinton

"Changing my name was traumatic for me." - Eve Best

"It seems to me of great importance to teach children respect for life." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"The sympathy of most people consists of a mixture of good-humour, curiosity, and self-importance." - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

"More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies." - Rudyard Kipling

"There's nothing of any importance in life-except how well you do your work." - Ayn Rand

"Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self- importance." - Goswami Kriyananda

"Who you are is of greater importance than what you do." - Ann M. Fudge

"The only thing of real importance that leader do is to create and manage culture" - Edgar Schein

"What is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy's strategy." - Sun Tzu

"I will defend the importance of bedtime stories to my last gasp." - J K Rowling

"Nothing of any importance has ever been accomplished by a pessimist." - Jack Welch

"Every part of the journey is of importance to the whole." - Teresa of Avila

"The importance of discretion increases with closeness to the top of a hierarchical organization." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"In this world the inclination to do things is of more importance than the mere power." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Probably the only thing my mom and dad agreed on was the vital importance of guilt." - Linda Barnes

"Self-importance requires spending most of one's life offended by something or someone." - Carlos Castaneda

"The more we give importance to skill development, the more competent will be our youth." - Narendra Modi

"A trifle is often pregnant with high importance; the prudent man neglects no circumstance." - Sophocles

"Once one's up against it, the precise manner of one's death has obviously small importance." - Albert Camus

"Love shouldn't make our choices for us; it should just add importance to our choices." - Abbi Glines

"If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance." - Dale Carnegie

"To her, the name of father was another name for love." - Fanny Fern

"You know the name you were given, You do not know the name you have" - Jose Saramago

"I took my son's name. I didn't take my husband's name." - Elizabeth Edwards

"God is either of no importance, or of supreme importance." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Never confuse the importance of things with things of importance." - Mardy Grothe

"When will the world learn that a million men are of no importance compared with one man?" - Henry David Thoreau

"International Literacy Day is an occasion to celebrate the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies everywhere" - Koichiro Matsuura

"That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance." - Abraham Lincoln

"To judge of the real importance of the individual, we should think of the effect his death would produce." - Francis de Gaston, Chevalier de Levis

"Every effort to make society sensitive to the importance of the family, is a great service to humanity." - Pope John Paul Ii

"So thank you for reminding me about the importance of being a good mom and a great volunteer as well." - George W Bush

"Man is busy desiring to find something which only he can do so that his ego acquires importance." - Rajneesh

"Any truth, no matter how valid, if emphasized to the exclusion of other truths of equal importance, is practical error." - Kathryn Kuhlman

"We are disgusted by gossip; yet it is of importance to keep the angels in their proprieties." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Nothing is more hackneyed than the liberal dogma that shock value confers automatic importance on an artwork." - Camille Paglia

"It is almost impossible to overemphasize the importance with which ancestry is held in the Middle East and North Africa." - Tahir Shah

"It's more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy. On the importance of loving what you do..." - Steve Jobs

"Never underestimate the vital importance of finding early in life the work that for you is play." - Ken Robinson

"One should not exaggerate the importance of trifles. Life, for instance, is much too short to be taken seriously." - Nicolas Bentley

"Ann Taylor - great name, great real estate, shitty business. Gap -great name, great real estate, declining business. J.Crew - Hellooo? Great name, better fashion image than the Gap." - Millard Drexler

"I must admit that when I chose the name, "vitamine," I was well aware that these substances might later prove not to be of an amine nature. However, it was necessary for me to choose a name that would sound well and serve as a catchword, since I had already at that time no doubt about the importance and the future popularity of the new field." - Casimir Funk

"I know all that better than my own name." - Martial

"He took my music, but he gave me my name." - Muddy Waters

"I'm Wolf Blitzer and yes, that's my real name." - Mitt Romney

"Oh Liberty! Liberty! What crimes are committed in your name!" - Madame Roland

"But don't ever call her ex-boyfriends by his name." - Christopher Paul Curtis

"O peace! how many wars were waged in thy name." - Alexander Pope

"You, boy, who owe everything to a name" - Mark Antony

"Labels want my name beside a X like Malcolm" - Drake

"Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name." - William Wordsworth

"The only love worthy of a name is unconditional." - John Powell

"So boring you fall asleep halfway through her name." - Alan Bennett

"Cats must have three names-an everyday name, such as Peter; a more particular, dignified name, such as Quaxo, Bombalurina, or Jellylorum; and, thirdly, the name the cat thinks up for himself, his deep and inscrutable singular Name." - T S Eliot

"A good name is better than bags of gold." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Far better one unpurchased heart than glory's proudest name." - Henry Theodore Tuckerman

"God is a name we give to love." - Nancy Pickard

"Got dragon balls like my name was Vegeta" - Joey Badass

"Faith is the proper name of religious experience." - John Baillie

"I certainly want a name that I can pronounce!" - Tom Brady

"I wield my spear in the name of justice!" - Zhao Yun

"I hope I dont give music a bad name." - Tiny Tim

"What is Valentines? Is it a restaurant name?" - Yoseob

"Dame Poverty gave me my name, And Pain godfathered me." - Countee Cullen

"The name is Schitt," he replied. "Jack Schitt." - Jasper Fforde

"In God's name let us go on bravely." - Joan Of Arc

"Your brand name is only as good as your reputation" - Richard Branson

"My name is Wyatt Earp! It all ends now!" - Wyatt Earp

"Let the name of Whitefield perish, but Christ be glorified" - George Whitefield

"Just like Brad Pitt and what's her name!" - Jim Ross

"My name is CHL. That's Charles Haas Layfield." - Charlie Haas

"He stole my music but he gave me my name." - Mick Jagger

"Without freedom, no one really has a name." - Milton Acorda

"Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable." - Leonard Bernstein

"It was this desire for a feeling of importance that led an uneducated, poverty-stricken grocery clerk to study some law books he found in the bottom of a barrel of household plunder that he had bought for fifty cents. You have probably heard of this grocery clerk. His name was Lincoln." - Dale Carnegie

"The frustrating thing is that those who are attacking religion claim they are doing it in the name of tolerance, freedom and openmindedness. Question: Isn't the real truth that they are intolerant of religion? They refuse to tolerate its importance in our lives." - Ronald Reagan

"It seems to me of great importance to teach children respect for life. Towards this end, experiments on living animals in classrooms should be stopped. To encourage cruelty in the name of science can only destroy the finer emotions of affection and sympathy, and breed an unfeeling callousness in the young towards suffering in all living creatures." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"Four times, under our educational rules, the human pack is shuffled and cut - at eleven-plus, sixteen-plus, eighteen-plus and twenty-plus - and happy is he who comes top of the deck on each occasion, but especially the last. This is called Finals, the very name of which implies that nothing of importance can happen after it." - David Lodge

"I'm looking for films that can resonate and hopefully have some level of critical importance but also have commercial viability and can put butts in seats. At the end of the day, that is the name of the game. And if you can find that perfect balance, then that's the sweet spot." - Will Packer

"The reader reads aloud, with a sing-song up ... then down ... then down again cadence. My mood shifts from merely reluctant to derisive. It's a tired reading style. I'm sick of it. It attaches more importance to the words than the words themselves-as they've been arranged-could possibly sustain, and it gives poets and poetry a bad name." - Gabrielle Hamilton

"The reader reads aloud, with a sing-song up ... then down ... then down again cadence. My mood shifts from merely reluctant to derisive. It's a tired reading style. I'm sick of it. It attaches more importance to the words than the words themselves-as they"ve been arranged-could possibly sustain, and it gives poets and poetry a bad name." - Gabrielle Hamilton

"The holy name of Krishna has extraordinary spiritual potency because the name of God is nondifferent from God Himself." - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

"I used the name Jane Roe because I didnt want my personal name to be involved in it." - Norma Mccorvey

"The importance of humility. We need the humility to know that truth can be ephemeral, that this can be but one version of the truth." - Ken Auletta

"It is of great importance, when we begin to practise prayer, not to let ourselves be frightened by our own thoughts." - Teresa of Avila

"I have seldom known a person who deserted the truth in trifles and then could be trusted in matters of importance." - Babe Paley

"Nothing is of greater importance in time of war than in knowing how to make the best use of a fair opportunity when it is offered." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals. He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work." - Steve Young

"In a republican nation whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance." - Thomas Jefferson

"Money is central to our lives. Yet money is not of central importance. It has nothing whatsoever to do with the lasting values that make life worth living." - Kent Nerburn

"I open each class with an explanation of the singular importance of being a "dealmaker." The manifesto of the dealmaker is simple: Reality is negotiable." - Tim Ferriss

"No one shall expel us from the paradise which Cantor has created for us. Expressing the importance of Cantor's set theory in the development of mathematics." - David Hilbert

"at this point I meet Me face to face. I am Mary MacLane: of no importance to the wide bright world and dearly and damnably important to Me." - Mary Maclane

"Remember the importance of small actions. They're the building blocks in the architecture of your life, the quiet victories you win for yourself each day." - Diane Dreher

"Recent data and research supports the importance of natural climate variability and calls into question the conclusion that humans are the dominant cause of recent climate change." - Judith Curry

"A painting with a message does not happen by accident. It happens when you place elements in their order of importance." - Mike Svob

"Everyone lies about sex, more or less, to themselves if not to others, to others if not to themselves, exaggerating its importance or minimizing its pull." - Daphne Merkin

"Natural dignity of mind or manners can never be concealed; it ever commands our respect: assumed dignity, or importance, excites our ridicule and contempt." - Joseph R. Bartlett

"The people cannot be all, and always well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive." - Thomas Jefferson

"No point is of more importance than that the right of impeachment should be continued. Shall any man be above Justice?" - George Mason

"Continued focus on (employee) turnover is of critical importance, because of the direct relation of turnover to improvements in labor costs and guest satisfaction." - Finley Peter Dunne

"Their mother had always stressed the importance of taking care of yourself first, your family second and everyone else not at all.. darkest surrender" - Gena Showalter

"You cannot underestimate the importance of preparation." - Ray Mears

"The importance of gratitude is never forgotten." - Debra L. Lee

"Teaching is of more importance than urging." - Martin Luther

"He also knows the importance of intuition." - Paulo Coelho

"No human thing is of serious importance." - Plato

"Every man is of importance to himself." - Samuel Johnson

"Self importance is man's greatest enemy." - Carlos Castaneda

"Believe in the importance of your art." - Theodora Goss

"Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance." - Al Goldstein

"To give importance to trifling matters." - John Heywood

"To photograph is to confer importance." - Susan Sontag

"A good beginning is of great importance." - Catherine Mcauley

"Asked to make a list of the men who have most dominated the thinking of the modern world, many educated people would name Freud, Einstein, Marx and Darwin. Of these four, only Darwin was not Jewish. In a world where Jews are only a tiny percentage of the population, what is the secret of the disproportionate importance the Jews have had in the history of Western culture?" - Ernest Van den Haag

"Who am I? It matters not that you know who I am; it is of little importance. This clay garment is one of a penniless pilgrim journeying in the name of peace. It is what you cannot see that is so very important. I am one who is propelled by the power of faith; I bathe in the light of eternal wisdom; I am sustained by the unending energy of the universe; this is who I really am." - Peace Pilgrim

"It's a little-known linguistic curiosity that the name Jehovah or Jaweh is the same name as Eve; Havva, the counterpart name in Farsi, the language spoken by the Persians, means either Jaweh or Eve." - Paula Gunn Allen

"A name? Oh, Jesus Christ. Ah, God, I've been called by a million names all my life. I don't want a name. I'm better off with a grunt or a groan for a name." - Bernardo Bertolucci

"First name: Mister; middle name: period; last name T." - Mr T

"First name Mr, middle name 'period', last name T!" - Mr T

"The Infinate has sowed His name in the heavens in burning stars, but on earth He has sowed His name in tender flowers." - Jean Paul

"Son, my name isn't Knight to you, it's Coach Knight or it's Mr. Knight. I don't call people by their last name and neither should you." - Bobby Knight

"Perhaps I should be flattered that somebody imagines the name is worth so much, especially since my parents gave me the same name 42 years ago for free." - Bill Gates



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