One Liners (q - s)
Quality is presence of value and not absence of mistake.
Quality rather than quantity determines your success.
Quieting the chattering mind promotes directed action.
Quotations are sometimes valuable pearls, but original thoughts can be priceless treasure.
Quoting one is plagiarism.
Quoting many is research.
Raise your voice and your dignity is lowered. (Melchor F. Cichon)
Rather than trying to find the right person, try being the right person.
Reach for the moon. If you miss, you may fall on a star. (Marvin the Martian)
Reading the Bible without meditating on it is like trying to eat without swallowing.
Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
Recipe; a series of step-by-step instructions for preparing ingredients you forgot to buy, in utensils you don't own, to make a dish the dog won't eat.
Refusing to have an opinion is a way of having one.
Relationships can be boring - not people!
Relationships-- of all kinds-- are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your fingers. You may hold onto some of it, but most will be spilled. A relationship is like that. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for the other person, it is likely to remain intact. But hold too tightly, too possessively, and the relationship slips away and is lost. (Kaleel Jamison)
Remember boys, flies spread disease so keep yours closed. (General Taylor)
Remember, don't put it off...
Go ahead and do it...
If you get to it...
And don't do it...
You may never get to it..
To do it...
Remember that failure is an event - not a person.
Remember the golden rule: he who has the gold makes the rules.
Remember, worth and value are not wrapped up in what you do.
You are not a human doing.
You are a human being.
Remember, your relatives had no choice in the matter either.
Repentance is never something to be ashamed of.
Repentance is sorrow for the deed..not for getting caught.
Reputation is made in a moment: character is built in a lifetime.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us. (Thomas Paine)
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. (Cindy Clabough)
Respect cannot be learned, purchased or acquired- it can only be earned.
Respect is mutual, if you don't respect others viewpoints, chances are they won't acknowledge yours.
Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions, than salt water has on thirst.
Rich earn; smart learn.
Right now I'm having amnesia and deja vu at the same time. I think I've forgotten this before.
Roses are red
Violets are blue
Most poems rhyme
This one doesn't
Rules + Regulations - Relationships = Resentment + Rebellion.
Rules without relationship equals rebellion.
Sanctification means being made one with Jesus so that the disposition that ruled Him will rule us. It will cost everything that is not of God in us. (Oswald Chambers)
Save time ... see it my way.
Saying remain meaningless until they are embodied in actions. (Kahlil Gibran)
Say what you mean, mean what you say, but don't say it mean.
Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind. (Albert Einstein)
Second place is the first loser.
Seen it all, done it all, can't remember most of it.
Seen on a T shirt in Australia:
"My wife says that I don't listen
(and then in smaller print below)
At least I think that's what she said."
Seen on the back of a biker's vest:
If you can read this, my wife fell off.
Sentences that begin with "all women" are never, never true. (Margaret Banning)
Serve Locally - Pray Globally
Seven days without prayer makes one weak.
Seven sins of life:
Politics without principle.
Commerce without morality.
Wealth without work.
Education without character.
Science without humanity.
Pleasure without conscience.
Worship without sacrifice.
Sex is like nose picking. It's fine as long as you practice it yourself, but it's disgusting watching someone else doing it. (Roald Dahl)
Shared suffering brings people together faster than anything else does.
Share love and it grows; share sorrow and it lessens.
Share your smile with everyone, but save your kiss for only one.
She is an expert housekeeper: every time she gets divorced, she keeps the house.
Sherlock Holmes and Matthew Watson were on a camping and hiking trip.
They had gone to bed and were lying there looking up at the sky.
Holmes said, "Watson, look up. What do you see?
"Well, I see thousands of stars."
And what does that mean to you?"
"Well, I guess it means we will have another nice day tomorrow. What does it mean to you, Holmes?"
"To me, it means someone has stolen our tent."
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you will land among the stars. (Les Brown)
Show a little bit of your anger everyday instead of showing a lot of it on one day.
Show me a man who cannot bother to do little things, and I'll show you a man who cannot be trusted to do big things. (Bill Cosby)
Show me a man with both feet on the ground, and I'll show you a man who can't put on his pants.
Sign at a crematorium: Urn more. Pay less.
Sign at animal shelter, Children left unattended will be given a puppy or a kitten.
Sign at the Pavlov Institute: Knock: Please don't ring bell.
Sign on a church bulletin board:
Planning to go to Heaven? Get your flight training here.
Sign on a church bulletin board:
You aren't too bad to come in, You aren't good enough to stay out.
Sign on restaurant window: Great food (50,000 flies can't be wrong)
Silence is frequently misinterpreted, but it is never miss quoted.
Silence is golden, and example is the best teacher, so is a silent example a golden teacher,
..... or is a silent teacher a golden example?
Silence is golden but shouting is fun.
Silence is the only thing that can't be misquoted!
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power. (Charles de Gaulle)
Silence is wise if we are foolish, but foolish if we are wise.
Silver's law: If Murphy's law can go wrong it will.
Since I have smashed my denominational glasses, I have a better vision of who Christ is.
Since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. (Benjamin Franklin)
Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special regard to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you. (Saint Augustine of Hippo)
Sing like you know the words; dance like no one's watching; and love like it's never going to hurt.
Sin wouldn't be so attractive, if the wages were paid immediately.
Sit next to a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. Sit on a red-hot stove for a minute, it seems like an hour. That's relativity. (A. Einstein)
Skier; one who pays an arm and a leg for the opportunity to break them.
Slight not what's near, while aiming at what's far. (Euripides 480-406 B.C.)
Smile is contagious; just smile at someone and see their reaction.
Smile! It increases your face value.
Smile.... it makes others wonder what you're thinking.
"Snowflakes are one of natures most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together. (Vista M. Kelly)
So many people will walk in and out of your life, but those who leave foot prints are true friends.
Somebody once figured out that we have 35 million laws trying to enforce 10 commandments.
Some books have table of contents; others have no contents. (Melchor F. Cichon)
Some cause happiness wherever they go; Others whenever they go.
Some goals are so worthy, it's glorious even to fail.
Some have the wisdom of old age and the energy of youth. Most have the wisdom of youth, and the energy of old age.
Some minds are like concrete... all mixed up and permanently set.
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. (Doug Larson)
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.
Someone who thinks logically is a nice contrast to the real world.
Some open minds should be closed for repairs.
Some people are about as helpful as a porcupine in a balloon factory. (Donna Early)
Some people are alive only because it is illegal to kill them.
Some people are bitter, some sour, others are sweet. Who you hang out with depends on your taste.
Some people are wise, and some are otherwise. (Mark Twain)
Some people attend church three times in their lives: when they're hatched, when they're matched, and when they're dispatched.
Some people change when they see the light, others when they feel the heat. (Caroline Schoeder)
Some people complain because the roses have thorns.
Others give thanks because the thorns have roses.
Some people drink deeply from the fountain of knowledge, while some others only gargle.
Some people grin and bear it.
Others smile and change it.
Some people grumble because roses have thorns.
Be thankful instead that thorns have roses.
Some people hate waking up and getting out of bed. I enjoy it. I do it three or four times a day.
Some people have all the commitment of a kamikaze pilot on his tenth mission. (Lou Holtz)
Some people just don't take advice, they have to hit their own head off the wall to believe it will hurt!!
Some people reach the top of the ladder of success only to find it is leaning against the wrong wall.
Some people take too much of vitamin "I".
Some people think holding on makes them strong, sometimes its letting go.
Some persons don't know the difference between thinking for yourself, and thinking of yourself.
Some succeed because they are destined to. But most succeed because they are determined to.
Some things that cost $5 to buy several years ago now costs $10 just to repair.
Sometimes God doesn't tell us His plan because we wouldn't believe it anyway. (Carlton Pearson)
Sometimes I know that there is intelligent life on other planets because they haven't tried to contact us.
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, "Where have I gone wrong?"
Then a voice says to me, "This is going to take more than one night." (Charlie Brown)
Sometimes it costs more to do nothing than to do something.
Sometimes it's easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
Sometimes I wake up grumpy; Other times I let her sleep.
Sometimes life can be as bitter as dragon tears. But whether dragon tears are bitter or sweat depends entirely on how each man perceives them. (Chinese proverb)
Sometimes providences, like Hebrew letters, must be read backward. (John Flavel)
Sometimes the best helping hand you can give is a good, firm push. (Joann Thomas)
Sometimes the majority only means that all the fools are on the same side.
Sometimes the Lord calms the storm.
Sometimes He lets the storm rage and calms His child.
Sometimes to be headstrong, is to be brain-weak. (Bob Faravoni)
Sometimes we all have days where we are 386's in a P4 world.
Somewhere there's someone who dreams of your smile,
And finds it in your presence that life is worth while,
So when your lonely.... remember it's true,
Somebody somewhere is thinking of you.
Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up.
Soul-winning and missions is the life blood of the church.
Space is a dangerous place...especially if it's between your ears!
Speak softly. If you really want to be heard, lower your voice. (Terri Levine)
Speak when you are angry and you'll make the best speach you'll ever regret. (Lawrence J Peter)
Spotted on a desk:
Of course I don't look busy ... I did it right the first time.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by traffic from both sides. (Margaret Thatcher)
Start by doing the necessary, then the possible and suddenly you are doing the impossible. (St. Francis of Assisi)
Statistics is like a Bikini; what is revealed is suggestive, but what is concealed is vital.
Sterilise: what you do to your first baby's pacifier by boiling it and to your last baby's pacifier by blowing on it.
'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can shatter my soul.
Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realize you haven't fallen asleep yet.
Stride and strut goeth before a fall; tried and true goeth before a raise.
Strip us of our skin and we are all the same within.
Strive for perfection in everything you do.
Take the best that exists and make it better.
When it does not exist, design it.
(Sir Frederick Henry Royce - of Rolls-Royce)
Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralising. (Harriet Braiker)
Strong expressions create deep impressions. (Skip Ernst)
Student: "How long do you want this report to be?"
Teacher: "I would like you to think of this paper much like a lady's dress - long enough to cover the subject, yet short enough to keep it interesting."
Stupidity is NOT a handicap! PARK ELSEWHERE!
Suburbia is where the bulldozers have knocked down all the trees and the planners rename the roads after them. (Anon, US TV)
Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view.
Success comes in cans, not can't s.
Success hinges on a passion for excellence. (John F. Kennedy)
Success in marriage is more than finding the right person. It's becoming the right person.
Success is a ladder that can not be climbed with your hands in your pockets.
Success is getting up just one more time than you fall down.
Success is not forever, and failure is not fatal. (Coach Don Scula)
Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You have got to set your self on fire for it. (Anon)
Success is relative - the more success, the more relatives.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. (Winston Churchill)
Success: its an never ending improvement in what you do.
Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.
Success of today resulted from the failure of yesterday.
Succes should not go to head and failure should not go to heart. (Tamil proverb)
Suffering well borne is better than suffering removed.
Surely it's no coincidence that the word "listen" is an anagram of the word "silent".
Sweet is the remembrance of troubles when you are in safety. (Euripides)
Sympathy sees and says, "I'm sorry."
Compassion sees and says, "I'll help."
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