The 17 Best Quotes About Substance To Know The Real Matter

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Are you looking for some substance quotes? Stay motivated with the help of the below inspiring substance quotes.

Best Quotes About Substance

1. “Time is the substance I am made of. Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the fire.” ― Jorge Luis Borges

2. “Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.” ― Abraham Lincoln

3. “We are each the authors of our own lives, Emma. We live in what we have created. There is no way to shift the blame and no one else to accept the accolades.” ― Barbara Taylor Bradford

4. “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” ― Carl Gustav Jung

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5. “Love easily confuses us because it is always in flux between illusion and substance, between memory and wish, between contentment and need.” ― Tom Robbins

6. “An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.” ― Criss Jami

7. “True character is revealed in the choices a human being makes under pressure – the greater the pressure, the deeper the revelation, the truer the choice to the character’s essential nature.” ― Robert McKee

8. “In the end, I must proclaim that no good can be achieved of false means. For the substance of our existence is not in the achievement, but in the method.” ― Brandon Sanderson

9. “We men dream dreams, we work magic, we do good, we do evil. The dragons do not dream. They are dreams. They do not work magic: it is their substance, their being. They do not do; they are.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin

10. “It is not possible to control the outside of yourself until you have mastered your breathing space. It is not possible to change anything until you understand the substance you wish to change.” ― Jeanette Winterson

11. “Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” ― Aesop

12. “Do research. Feed your talent. Research not only wins the war on cliche, it’s the key to victory over fear and it’s cousin, depression.” ― Robert McKee

13. “For two personalities to meet is like mixing two chemical substances: if there is any combination at all, both are transformed.” ― Carl Gustav Jung

14. “My “fear” is my substance, and probably the best part of me.” ― Franz Kafka

15. “Nor can they understand why a totally useless substance like gold should now, all over the world, be considered far more important than human beings, who gave it such value as it has, purely for their own convenience.” ― Thomas More

16. “When we want mood experiences, we go to concerts or museums. When we want meaningful emotional experience, we go to the storyteller.” ― Robert McKee

17. “The same substance composes us–the tree overhead, the stone beneath us, the bird, the beast, the star–we are all one, all moving to the same end.” ― P.L. Travers

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