importance Quotes

54 of the best book quotes about importance
It was as Harry suspected. Everyone here seemed to have been invited because they were connected to somebody well-known or influential – everyone except Ginny.
“Dogs have important jobs, like barking when the doorbell rings, but cats have no function in a house whatsoever.”
“The man who has God for his treasure has all things in One.”
“Make a list of what is really important to you. Embody it.”
″‘Seth, the artifact we are looking for is very important. In the wrong hands it could be extremely dangerous. It could even lead to the end of the world.‘”
“Winn-Dixie started to snore, and I nudged him with my foot to try to make him quit. I wanted to hear the rest of the story. It was important to me to hear how Littmus survived after losing everything he loved.”
“Being chosen is the greatest gift you can give to another human being.”
“nothing matters and we know nothing matters and that matters...”
“They have accepted me as an individual, as a personality, as an entity. I belong! I am important! I am somebody!”
“Sweetheart, I know high school might not feel important, but it’s the foundation for the rest of your life.”
“Because for some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth. What a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite you.”
“Listen, Tally. That’s not what’s important to me. What’s inside you matters a lot more.”
“The goal has to be right for us, and it has to be beneficial, in order to ensure a beneficial process. But aside from that, it’s really the process that’s important.”
“You’re you, you see, and nobody else. You are you, right?”
“These men around him, some of whom he had only known for months, were more important to him than life itself. ”
“But now, as an examining magistrate, Ivan Ilych felt that everyone without exception, even the most important and self-satisfied, was in his power, and that he need only write a few words on a sheet of paper with a certain heading, and this or that important, self- satisfied person would be brought before him in the role of an accused person or a witness, and if he did not choose to allow him to sit down, would have to stand before him and answer his questions.”
“Sometimes the prize is not worth the costs. The means by which we achieve victory are as important as the victory itself.”
“It is not the destination that matters, but how one arrives there.”
“You can find something truly important in an ordinary minute.”
“Life’s impermanence, I realized, is what makes every single day so precious. It’s what shapes our time here. It’s what makes it so important that not a single moment be wasted.”
“And, most important of all for one who had taken so long to grow up, he thought he had learned not to be the slave to his emotions.”
“It feels strange not to talk to my mom about something, someone, who’s becoming so important to me. My mom and I are drifting apart, but not because we’re spending less time together. And not because Olly’s replacing her. We’re drifting apart because for the first time in my life, I have a secret to keep.”
“It’s not what you like but what you are like that’s important.”
“The most important word a man can say are, ‘I will do better.‘”
“When the reason is big enough, you will be willing to perform almost any how.”
“Ask yourself the question, ‘Will this matter a year from now?’ ”
“The basic confrontation which seemed to be colonialism versus anti-colonialism, indeed capitalism versus socialism, is already losing its importance.”
“What is now important is the courage he displayed in support of his convictions.”
“The alchemy that is friendship mixed with attraction is important. The alchemy that is two hearts, two minds, two lives, two particular laughs in silly melody is important.”
“The Principle of Priority states (a) you must know the difference between what is urgent and what is important, and (b) you must do what’s important first.”
“A lot of people think being happy means being rich or important.”
“To see ourselves as others see us is a most salutary gift. Hardly less important is the capacity to see others as they see themselves.”
“You must value learning above everything else.”
“The most important thing anyone can do is raise their kids well.”
“It’s a very important name – I don’t expect there are many bears in the world called Paddington!”
“A habit is something you do so often you don’t even have to think about it. Habits are a very important part of our lives. And most of them are good- like brushing your teeth and combing your fur when you get up in the morning, and looking both ways before crossing the road. But some habits aren’t so good.”
“Everything in Binn, depends on our Patrol Cats. They are more important than our army, our navy, and our fire department too, for they keep the Nizzards away from the Dike Trees, and the Dike Trees keep the ocean back out of our land.”
“We have rules about strangers- and they’re important!”
“People are more important than things.”
“Encouragement requires empathy and seeing the world from your spouse’s perspective. We must first learn what is important to our spouse. Only then can we give encouragement.”
“There are some things in life that shouldn’t be given so much importance, if they don’t change what is essential.”
“I do not think the impression was very important at the moment, but it soon became important in memory. As long as I live my imagination of Paradise will retain something of my brother’s toy garden.”
“My parents have always told me that education is the most important thing. Whatever happens, I must get an education.”
“Remember? People aren’t the apex species they think they are. Other creatures—bigger, smaller, slower, faster, older, younger, more powerful—call the shots, make the air, and eat sunlight. Without them, nothing.”
“If I write what I feel, it’s to reduce the fever of feeling. What I confess is unimportant, because everything is unimportant.”
“And in the course of those miles Claudia stopped regretting bringing Jamie along. In fact when they emerged from the train at Grand Central into the underworld of cement and steel that leads to the terminal, Claudia felt that having Jamie there was important. ”
“Being Chief Guard of the newly built Royal Treasury made him an important goose, but the job bored him. Then why had he accepted it?”
“Smell is important. It reminds a person of all the things he’s been through; it is a sheath of memories and security.”
“D. Very important. Once a game of Jumanji is started it will not be over until one player reaches the golden city.”
“The most important thing we learn at school is the fact that the most important things can’t be learned at school.”
“Maria was one of your true aristocrats; the perfection of the hidden things was even more important to her than the outward show.”
″‘Little brother, where is your light?’ ‘Am I brother of yours, bridge?’ wondered the lighthouse. ‘Your light was so bright that I thought mine was needed no more.‘”
“Never underestimate the big importance of small things.”
“To this day, cranes carry the strands of our fate. They say that each time two people’s paths cross, so do their strands. When they become important to one another or make a promise to one another, a knot is tied, connecting them.”

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