Mattering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations MatteringDriven from every corner of the earth, freedom of thought and the right of private judgment in matters of conscience direct their course to this happy country as their last asylum.ndash;Samuel AdamsFaithful horoscope-watching, practiced daily, provides just the sort of small but warm and infinitely reassuring fillip that gets matters off to a spirited start.ndash;Shana AlexanderTo err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer. Those who are serious in ridiculous matters will be ridiculous in serious matters.ndash;Farmer's AlmanacAnalysis and synthesis ordinarily clarify matters for us about as much as taking a Swiss watch apart and dumping its wheels, springs, hands, threads, pivots, screws and gears into a layman's hands for reassembling, clarifies a watch to a layman.ndash;AnonymousIt isn't so much what happens to us that matters but what we do about it.ndash;AnonymousTo look is one thing, to see what you look at is another, to understand what you see is a third, to learn from what you understand is still something else, but to act on what you learn is all that really matters! How do I act?ndash;AnonymousWhat really matters is what happens in us, not to us.ndash;AnonymousWherever the relevance of speech is at stake, matters become political by definition, for speech is what makes man a political being.ndash;Hannah ArendtI can get up in the morning and look myself in the mirror and my family can look at me too and that's all that matters.ndash;Lance ArmstrongNothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.ndash;Arthur James Balfour
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