Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 124
Big Dollars

We must develop huge demonstrations, because the world is used to big dramatic affairs. They think in terms of hundreds of thousands and millions and billions... Billions of dollars are appropriated at the twinkling of an eye. Nothing little counts.

- A. Philip Randolph

Poorly Dwells

Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.

- Aaron Hill

Reach Ideal

Heroes in drama are people who try hard to reach a virtuous ideal. And whether they succeed or fail really doesn't matter - it's the trying that counts.

- Aaron Sorkin

Your Years

It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts.

- Adlai E. Stevenson

Me Take

The first less is this: take it from me, every vote counts.

- Al Gore

Concerned Obviously

As far as our fans are concerned, I'm the only one who counts; along with my teammates, obviously.

- Alessandro Del Piero

Sports Will

I'm a sports junkie, and I am interested in athletic will - how you exceed the expectations of your own performance when it counts to deliver something beyond yourself so that you can win.

- Alex Gibney

Kind Only

We believe... that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts.

- Alfred Jarry

Spirit Christy

There's no denying that Christy Turlington looks good in everything, but it's especially great when she uses her supermodel looks and charitable spirit to support the organization she founded, Every Mother Counts.

- Amanda Hearst

I Think Inside

When I receive letters from girls that say, 'You give me confidence,' I think, 'Wow, this is amazing.' That's my goal: to let people know it's truly what's on the inside that counts.

- Amber Riley

Go Writers

Most writers I know go for word counts, and I used to be a journalist, so I guess that's ingrained.

- Aminatta Forna

Life Intention

All that counts in life is intention.

- Andrea Bocelli

Like Bother

When I see something I like, that's all that counts. What they use, how they get there, I never bother them.

- Ang Lee

Been Part

I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community, I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me.

- Annie Lennox


It's not psychopathology that counts. It's what you do with it.

- Anthony Storr

Winning Final

Playing a final is great, but it's winning it that counts.

- Antoine Griezmann

Talent Your

Ultimately, it's your talent that counts.

- Armaan Malik

Small Hands

Bare hands grip success better than kid gloves. Be thorough in all things, no matter how small or distasteful! The man who counts his hours and kicks about his salary is a self-elected failure.

- Charles M. Schwab

Going How

When they hear from you, it counts. That's how we're going to win.

- Charlie Norwood

Beauty Own

I just want to say to women, 'Be yourself - it's the inner beauty that counts. You are your own best friend, the key to your own happiness, and as soon as you understand that - and it takes a few heartbreaks - you can be happy.'

- Cherie Lunghi

Wait Away

There are certain things I can't do, certain pitches I can't hit. You stay away from them. You try to wait for pitches you can hit. The bat speed isn't what it used to be. You make up for it by using your head, working counts, getting ahead in counts and getting pitches to hit and hitting them hard.

- Chili Davis

Dress Basics

It's not what you spend but how you wear it that counts. The key is often to dress up inexpensive basics with accessories. Something like a beautiful designer bag or belt can make everything else look richer and more luxurious.

- Chloe Sevigny

Nonprofit Inform

Every Mother Counts is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother. We inform, engage, and mobilize audiences to take action and raise funds that support maternal health programs around the world.

- Christy Turlington

Patterns Theories

Theories are patterns without value. What counts is action.

- Constantin Brancusi

Lucky Alive

I'm lucky on so many counts - I'm lucky to be alive.

- Cory Monteith

Ride Trail

It's the way you ride the trail that counts.

- Dale Evans

How Sounds

For me, it doesn't matter how difficult something is, it doesn't matter how impressive it is, it's what sounds best that really counts.

- Dave Navarro

Artist Very

The Term Paper Artist' represents two models of writing, one of the little boy bouncing his ball, generating stories for the sheer pleasure of it, and the besieged adult, writing to make a living, having to contend with a very competitive, very unreliable world in which public image counts.

- David Leavitt

Truth Think

I just live in the truth and think that every moment counts.

- Debra Winger

Desire Optimal

My findings have demonstrated that an optimal micronutrient intake reduces the desire for calories and reduces body temperature and white blood cell counts.

- Joel Fuhrman

Death May

If Solomon counts the day of one's death better than the day of one's birth, there can be no objection why that also may not be reckoned amongst one's remarkable and happy days.

- John Aubrey

Focus Boy

Expand the definition of 'reading' to include non-fiction, humor, graphic novels, magazines, action adventure, and, yes, even websites. It's the pleasure of reading that counts; the focus will naturally broaden. A boy won't read shark books forever.

- Jon Scieszka

Outside Than

What you have outside you counts less than what you have inside you.

- B. C. Forbes

Kind Romance

A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.

- Barbara Cartland

Must Counted

Every vote counts and every vote must be counted.

- Barbara Mikulski

Dog Size

It is not the size of the dog in the fight that counts, but the size of the fight in the dog.

- Barry McGuigan

I Think Other

I'm really not interested in other people's opinions, because I think frankly most of those opinions are either misinformed and adding to this endless ball of hot air we have in our society where everyone thinks their opinion is valuable and sacred and what counts.

- H. G. Bissinger

Last Been

Well, the memories were obviously - every match is important, every point counts, especially the last sort of 18, 20 years when the matches have been so tight.

- Bernhard Langer

Means Certainly

Certainly the party counts a considerable number of intellectuals among its members, but I am by no means disposed to apologise for that.

- Harry Oppenheimer

Year Some

We concentrate so much on anniversaries and birthdays that you forget it's the Tuesday that's tough that really counts. Sometimes she just needs some flowers or even just that ear. It's the little things that count. It's the regular days of the year that you have to keep your attention on her.

- BJ the Chicago Kid

Though Advantage

I believe the Negro blood counts, and counts to my advantage - though it has caused me at times a life of great humiliation and sorrow.

- Henry Ossawa Tanner

Love About

I love everything about the holidays: the decorations, the parties, and spending time with friends and family. What I love most is that feeling of giving back. Every bit counts.

- Brad Goreski

Deal Program

Sasha gets a raw deal from the press. She makes one mistake in her program and people rip her for not pulling it off when it counts. But she never falls apart. She never just completely folds and misses everything. Usually it's just one mistake.

- Brian Boitano

Think About

What really matters is that you do what you think is right, what you believe in, and you surround yourself with the people you care about in this world. That's what counts in this life.

- Brian Dennehy

Human Being Having

Having children changes you forever, as a writer and as a human being. I hope it's for the better on both counts, but I guess we'll see.

- Brian K. Vaughan

Violent Bin

Getting rid of Bin Laden is good for the cause of peace worldwide but what counts is to overcome the discourse and the methods - the violent methods - that were created and encouraged by Bin Laden and others in the world.

- Ismail Haniyeh

Process Editorial

I'm saying that an editorial process that is preparing the material for publication counts as part of the inspiring process whereby God, in his sovereignty, gave every word.

- J. I. Packer

Beautiful Pal

What's beautiful is all that counts, pal. That's all that counts.

- Jack Nicholson

Art Old

And luckily, therefore the good old days return. The traditional art of driving counts again, and it is all about good tactics, skills and reflexes instead of simple power.

- Jacky Ickx

Being Just

It's not just being called to the ministry that counts.

- James Green Somerville

My Life Doing

Being favorite counts for nothing. I am focusing on doing the best time of my life, whether or not it's the best in history or the best in the competition.

- Cesar Cielo

Game Anybody

We have a lot of rookies in the lineup. More than anybody, I would say. Its going to be something new for them. They have to understand that it's totally different hockey in the playoffs. Starting with the fans, the intensity of the game, every mistake counts.

- Jaromir Jagr

Throat Where

After all, it is not where one washes one's neck that counts but where one moistens one's throat.

- Djuna Barnes

Some According

For 13 to be unlucky would require there to be some kind of cosmic intelligence that counts things that humans count and that also makes certain things happen on certain dates or in certain places according to whether the number 13 'is involved' or not (whatever 'is involved' might mean).

- Douglas Hofstadter

Pet Size

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.

- Dwight D. Eisenhower


What we are witnessing is the birth of something I call 'Polisdigitocracy.' This is a form of government that counts participation and transparency as its cornerstones and uses technology as its guide. The digital revolution is allowing democracy to recall its foundations and evolution is modernizing and reinforcing our fundamental values.

- Eduardo Paes

Feel Civilization

That's all that counts. People being sorry. Makes you feel better; gives you a sense of dignity, and that's all that's important; a sense of dignity. And it doesn't matter if you don't care or not, either. You got to have a sense of dignity, even if you don't care, 'cause, if you don't have that, civilization's doomed.

- Edward Albee

Going Came

It isn't where you came from, its where you're going that counts.

- Ella Fitzgerald

Practice Amount

It's not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it's what you put into the practice.

- Eric Lindros

Career Fee

If Warren Buffett could change his mind about investing in airlines, Mohnish Pabrai could change his mind about investing in autos. Pabrai, who has modeled his investment career and fee structure after Buffett's original partnership, counts General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, and Ferrari in his highly concentrated portfolio.

- Kelly Evans

Best Sites

I started looking all over for vineyard sites. I studied the conditions that make the best pinots. In the New World, you have to find the great pieces of land. Cool climate counts, but distinctive soil matters more than anything.

- Kevin Harvey

World Your

In this world, you do your job, a good job, and that's what counts.

- Francois Nars

Perfect How

Life isn't perfect, of course, but we all know it's how you react to things that counts.

- Landon Donovan

Count Grenades

Close don't count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades.

- Frank Robinson

Art Concentrate

The end of the trial and the 'not guilty' verdicts on all counts, clearing Michael of all charges, mean that he can now concentrate on the future and his art.

- LaToya Jackson

Work Means

One of the best parts of being a writer means that researching all kinds of cool stuff actually counts as work!

- Gail Z. Martin

Start About

I didn't even start playing the piano until I was about 13 or 14. I guess I must have had a little talent or whatever-you-call-it, but I practised regularly, and that's what counts.

- George Gershwin

Matters Goes

Only the picture matters. It's what goes on the screen that counts.

- George Stevens

Kind Amount

It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success.

- George Washington Carver

You Become

What you become is what counts.

- Liz Smith

Work Transparency

Life is filigree work. What is written clearly is not worth much, it's the transparency that counts.

- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

Doing Every Day

I've started doing my Kathak, and I rehearse every day. Also, I'm eating right and keeping in shape. I'm a non-smoker and non-drinker and essentially a happy person. That's what counts the most. Your well-being is reflected in your personality.

- Madhuri Dixit

About Offense

Writers can take offense when someone asks what's real or autobiographical in our work because, to us, that's not what counts. The bits taken from life are tiny scales on the dragon's tail - what about that whole beautiful writhing, fire-breathing dragon?

- Michelle Huneven


Size counts. That's all.

- Gina Gershon

Important Thing

I adore book-to-film adaptations when they're done well, and I'm more lenient than many readers when it comes to what counts as 'done well.' For me, the most important thing is that the film maintains the spirit of the original book.

- Maggie Stiefvater

Thinks Reader

It's what the reader thinks that counts.

- Tibor Fischer

Candy Chips

I like to work out. I work out hard when I get to it, but it's so sporadic, I'm not sure it counts at all! I eat pretty much anything, but I eat high-quality food. There was never a packet of chips or box of candy in my house when I was growing up. Ever.

- Rachael Taylor

Perfect Feet

No one is perfect in this world, and we all have our battles, but it's the way we get back on our feet and turn it around that really counts.

- Tiffany Thornton

Feel Around

When I'm making the music, I feel like everything I throw out has to work. It counts. Because if you don't have people turning they neck all the way around to see what it is, it ain't stick on the wall.

- Raekwon

Line Phase

Being the first to cross the finish line makes you a winner in only one phase of life. It's what you do after you cross the line that really counts.

- Ralph Boston

Every Day Average

You renew yourself every day. Sometimes you're successful, sometimes your not, but it's the average that counts.

- Satya Nadella

Important Decisive

Weapons are an important factor in war, but not the decisive one; it is man and not materials that counts.

- Mao Zedong

Give Atletico

We know that every minute at Atletico counts for so much, and we know we have to give our all.

- Saul Niguez

World Lot

Family counts for a lot in this world.

- Toby Regbo

Trust Director

I just trust the director and never overanalyse the script, screenplay, etc. You are just taking a bet at the end of the day, so confidence, be it on the filmmaker or the script, is all that counts.

- Ravi Teja

Racing Go

When you are racing in an able-bodied competition, you're all equal and you go out there and try your best, and that's what counts.

- Natalie du Toit

American Lightly

The American military generally counts on a kill ratio of 10 to 1 when fighting lightly armed insurgents: for every dead American, there are probably 10 dead enemy.

- Sebastian Junger

Nothing Devote

The time that I devote to painting is not a lot of time, but I do it 100 percent while I am working, and then there's nothing else that counts.

- Margrethe II of Denmark

Electronics Use

I probably use email the most. I dunno if that counts as an app. I try to stay off my electronics as much as possible. Real life is happening all around you; you're better off just being a part of it.

- Nathan Parsons

Again Shades

It's shades of Vietnam again, folks: body counts.

- Seymour Hersh

Intensity Otherwise

What counts is putting the intensity that you yourself have experienced into the picture. Otherwise it is just a document.

- Rene Burri

Driving Like

Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts.

- Tommy Lasorda

Own Channel

Because it's so easy to medicate our need for self-worth by pandering to win followers, 'likes' and view counts, social media have become the metier of choice for many people who might otherwise channel that energy into books, music or art - or even into their own Web ventures.

- Neil Strauss

Voice Will

There is nothing negative about a group of people crying out for democracy - and if my voice counts, I will be vocal.

- Shirin Neshat

Fact Response

Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.

- Nikki Giovanni

I Think Year

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

Young Need

Young people need to vote. They need to get out there. Every vote counts. Educate yourself too. Don't just vote. Know what you're voting for, and stand by that.

- Nikki Reed

Result Only

You have to compromise all the way. The only thing that counts is the result.

- Richard Widmark

Will Maybe

What people will say about me then - or maybe not say - will be the only thing that finally counts.

- Martin Kippenberger

Win Or Lose Whoever

Whoever said, 'It's not whether you win or lose that counts,' probably lost.

- Martina Navratilova