Best 448 of Importance quotes - MyQuotes
Women have always had equal importance onstage, and working with them must have altered my sensibilities. I've never felt sensitive to the whole issue, because being macho has never been a problem with me.
Noi fummo i Gattopardi, i Leoni; quelli che ci sostituiranno saranno gli sciacalletti, le iene; e tutti quanti gattopardi, sciacalli e pecore, continueremo a crederci il sale della terra." ("We were the Leopards, the Lions; those who'll take our place will be little jackals, hyenas; and the whole lot of us, Leopards, jackals, and sheep, we'll all go on thinking ourselves the salt of the earth.")
If I am constantly evaluating my importance in your life, I'll be sure to reevaluate your presence in mine.
You are saddened by love's importance in the emir's life?" He paused. "I am frustrated by its importance in all our lives.
There is nothing you will ever do that is more important than being honest about who you really are.
You can always win points; winning people’s respect is a lot more important.
As governor, I learned the importance of having an agenda.
Oliver D. Crisp
[John] Calvin is revered as a thinker of immense importance in Reformed thought, Jonathan Edwards could say in his preface to his treatise on Freedom of the Will that he had derived none of his views from the work of Calvin, though he was willing to be called a "Calvinist" for the sake of convention.
The compulsion to take ourselves seriously is in inverse proportion to our creative capacity. When creative flow dries up, all we have left is our importance.
Through the radical undoing and debilitation of repeated pain we are reacquainted with the essentialities of place and time and existence itself; in deep pain we have energy only for what we can do wholeheartedly and then, only within a narrow range of motion, metaphorically or physically, from tying our shoelace to holding the essential core conversations that are reciprocal and reinforcing within the close-in circle of those we love. Pain teaches us a fine economy, in movement, in the heart’s affections, in what we ask of ourselves and eventually in what we ask in others.
Don't underestimate the importance of happiness. As long as you're happy, who cares what you do?
Religion in India culminates in freedom.
Rickie Lee Jones
When I was single my career was my life, so everything I did was of grave importance and was greatly disturbing.
For, usually and fitly, the presence of an introduction is held to imply that there is something of consequence and importance to be introduced.
Change in society is of secondary importance; that will come about naturally, inevitably, when you as a human being bring about the change in yourself.
When we realize the shortness of life, we begin to see the importance of making every moment count.
One has to attain an ego-less state (nir-ahankari); attaining a nir-maani state (a desire-free state that wants importance from others) is not enough. The egoism one has of being nir-mani is very subtle. The external ‘horns’ are worn down but the internal ones still remain. The inner ‘horns’ will cause an internal biting.
When my late father died — now I'm in mourning for my late mother — that sense of grief and bereavement suddenly taught me that so many things that I thought were important, externals, etc., all of that is irrelevant. You lose a parent, you suddenly realize what a slender thing life is, how easily you can lose those you love. Then out of that comes a new simplicity and that is why sometimes all the pain and the tears lift you to a much higher and deeper joy when you say to the bad times, "I will not let you go until you bless me.
It is impossible to overestimate the importance of being filled with the Spirit.
Suffering over something is proof positive of its importance.
U.S. assistance provides the Jordanian government needed flexibility to pursue policies that are of critical importance to U.S. national security and to foreign policy objectives in the Middle East.
Poetry and prose are of equal importance to me as a reader, and there doesn't seem to be much difference in my own writing.
physical beauty should have no importance in a lasting relationship.
When you are the central character in a seemingly boiling pit of “busy-ness” the time will come when the pace of decline cannot be countered. You build yourself the circumstances of ultimate failure by failing to grow, by failing to act on your learnings.
O my soul, I am now addressing myself to the greatest work that ever a creature was employed about - I am going into the solemn presence of God about business of everlasting importance!
I have seldom known a person who deserted the truth in trifles and then could be trusted in matters of importance.
Michael Bassey Johnson
When your absence is felt, your presence is the essence and it makes a difference.
Those who have tried meekness know the importance of being important.
I am far from underestimating the importance of dividends, but I rank dividends below human character.
It is important to know that goals must be formulated
and the uniform jacket he wore was so tattered and dirty that there could only be one reason he still had it. It must mean something to him, hold some particular importance.
Nothing of any importance has ever been accomplished by a pessimist.
Simone De Beauvoir
One can not start by saying that our earthly destiny has or has not importance, for it depends upon us to give it importance.
I used to think love was the most important thing. Now I think everything is.
I have nothing to do with comics. I know nothing about comics. I am aware of the importance of comics, but they're not within my world. Not because I feel that I'm above it, but just that micro-surgery is not in my world either. Is that a deficit or is that an advantage?
It is a good thing to live long but it is much more important to make a difference in life by living a life of significance.
Each nation has a theme: everything else is secondary. India's theme is religion.
Both voice and self are established in early childhood. People who have not been given voice then have the lifelong need to be heard. The self goes under construction with unexpectedly large cost overruns in order to acquire a sense of value and importance.
When you're attached to something, whether through love or hate, you give it an importance it doesn't have.
Trifles discover a character, more than actions of importance.
One cannot have the same love for getting insulted (apmaan) as he does for getting importance (maan), can he? He cannot love loss as much as he loves profit, can he?
Lesson Number One: The Importance of Being Jewish
If this is the only life, then everything assumes too great an importance. We have to get everything out of life and we overdo it.
Anything of any importance cannot help but be unrecognizable, since it bears no resemblance to anything already known.
What's important? That which is dug out of books, or out of the guts?
I was young myself once, and believe me, in love the truth is of no importance.
Teach us almighty father, to consider this solemn truth, as we should do, that we may feel the importance of every day, and every hour as it passes.
Anne M. Mulcahy
I worked in sales. It was definable, it had a quantifiable approach to accomplishment that had a great deal of importance to me. It had a degree of clarity that I loved. And of course, it was core.
I wanted to come back to Sighet to tell you the story of my death. So that you could prepare yourselves while there was still time. To live? I don't attach any importance to my life any more. I'm alone. No, I wanted to come back, and to warn you. And see how it is, no one will listen to me.
Work to recognize the primary importance of the present moment.