Quotes about "thing"

>> add "thing" to notebook
>> get quotes about "thing" on image

Sell also: affair, matter

Definitions and meanings of word "thing"

• Noun: a special situation; examples: "this thing has got to end", "it is a remarkable thing"

• Noun: an action; example: "how could you do such a thing?"

• Noun: an artifact; example: "how does this thing work?"

• Noun: an event; example: "a funny thing happened on the way to the..."

• Noun: a statement regarded as an object; examples: "to say the same thing in other terms", "how can you say such a thing?"

• Noun: any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence; example: "the thing I like about her is ..."

• Noun: a special abstraction; examples: "a thing of the spirit", "things of the heart"

• Noun: a vaguely specified concern; examples: "several matters to attend to", "it is none of your affair", "things are going well"

• Noun: an entity that is not named specifically; example: "I couldn't tell what the thing was"

• Noun: a special objective; example: "the thing is to stay in bounds"

• Noun: a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion; examples: "he has a thing about seafood", "she has a thing about him"

• Noun: a separate and self-contained entity

Featured authors with quotes containing word "thing"

Oscar Wilde
16 quotes about thing
Irish Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Monday 16 October 1854 - Friday 30 November 1900
Samuel Butler
11 quotes about thing
British Poet
Friday 4 December 1835 - Wednesday 18 June 1902
Victor Hugo
8 quotes about thing
French Writer, Novelist, Poet, Author, Dramatist
Friday 26 February 1802 - Friday 22 May 1885
Will Rogers
10 quotes about thing
American Actor
Tuesday 4 November 1879 - Thursday 15 August 1935
Shaun White
9 quotes about thing
American Athlete
Born Wednesday 3 September 1986
Ashlee Simpson
7 quotes about thing
American Writer, Actress, Musician, Songwriter
Born Wednesday 3 October 1984
David Herbert Lawrence
8 quotes about thing
English Writer
Friday 11 September 1885 - Sunday 2 March 1930
Steve Jobs
8 quotes about thing
American Businessman, Inventor
Thursday 24 February 1955 - Wednesday 5 October 2011
Mark Twain
8 quotes about thing
American Author
Monday 30 November 1835 - Thursday 21 April 1910
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
9 quotes about thing
American Actor
Born Tuesday 17 February 1981
Gilbert K. Chesterton
8 quotes about thing
English Writer
Friday 29 May 1874 - Sunday 14 June 1936
Kurt Loder
8 quotes about thing
American Critic, Author, Journalist, Editor
Born Saturday 5 May 1945

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

This guy kept telling us that rock was the big thing, everyone's talking about the big thing, our band was the big thing. So he made us change our name to The Big Thing. Can you believe that?!

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

It's very much like opera singers. They do the same thing. The first thing in the morning and the last thing at night, the thing they think about is their voice and how to take care of it.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

I never fantasized or invented a thing, not one thing. I knew every single thing I ever wrote about.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing. What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only that democracy become again democracy in action, not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Now, there are sometimes making a connection between one section and another that sometimes you do want to see the pattern because it helps you to lead into the next thing - it's a rhetorical thing, where you just see how the pattern has to go into the next thing.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

This is a fundamental view of the world. It says that when you build a thing you cannot merely build that thing in isolation, but must repair the world around it, and within it, so that the larger world at that one place becomes more coherent, and more whole; and the thing which you make takes its place in the web of nature, as you make it.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

I've always wanted to make 'Swamp Thing.' I like 'Swamp Thing.' I think it's a good idea, and I thought it would be a good venue for a 3-D movie, but there were rights issues with 'Swamp Thing.'

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

What is special about VOIP is that it's just another thing you can do on the Internet, whereas it is the only thing - or nearly the only thing with the exception of the dial-up modem and fax - that you can do on the public switched telephone network.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything, for 'Tis the only thing in this world that lasts, 'Tis the only thing worth working for, worth fighting for - worth dying for.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

If it's a cocktail party, I generally make five or six different things, and I try to choose recipes that feel like a meal: a chicken thing, a fish or shrimp thing, maybe two vegetable things, and I think it's fun to end the cocktail party with a sweet thing.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

I'm just going to do me; I'm not trying to do the Eminem thing, the D12 thing or the 50 thing.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Words: main, thing, keep
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Standards are a little crazy these days. I think that, when you go to sleep, as long as you're happy with the way you are and the way you look, that's the most important thing. I think it's an internal thing. As long as you feel good with who you are and comfortable with what you're wearing, but not if that's the most important thing.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

When I attack a role, be it TV, film or stage, the first thing I say is, I don't want to know anything. If it's good I don't want to hear it; if it's bad I don't want to hear it. The only thing either thing can do is distract me. I like to stay focused.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

I know that you've got to watch how you spend all the dollars. That's not the easiest thing to do. That's not what people think is the most fun thing to do, but it's the right thing to do.

Theodore Roosevelt

>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image
Elements: 6530, Pages: 327 Page number: + enter or Jump to page: