Deliberation Quotes

Quotes tagged as "deliberation" (showing 1-12 of 12)
J.R.R. Tolkien
“You must understand, young Hobbit, it takes a long time to say anything in Old Entish. And we never say anything unless it is worth taking a long time to say.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

Sarah Dessen
“Impulsiveness can be charming but deliberation can have an appeal, as well.”
Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

Mary Renault
“We Persians have a saying that one should deliberate serious matters first drunk, then sober.”
Mary Renault, The Persian Boy

Tim Fargo
“Don't exercise your freedom of speech until you have exercised your freedom of thought.”
Tim Fargo

Colm Tóibín
“Q: What's the biggest myth about writing?
A: That there's any wildness attached to it. Writing tends to be very deliberate."

[Colm Tóibín, novelist – portrait of the artist (The Guardian, 19 February 2013)”
Colm Tóibín

“…what have you accumulated from the past—what are you in the process of accumulating that will be passed on, if not deliberately, then accidentally? Is this accumulation the best of what has been and the best of what is currently being written, sung, and created? Is it wise? And if not, what will be the next generation’s inheritance, your children’s legacy?”
Rosalie De Rosset, Unseduced and Unshaken: The Place of Dignity in a Woman's Choices

Jürgen Habermas
“A 'post-truth democracy' [...] would no longer be a democracy.”
Jürgen Habermas, Between Naturalism and Religion: Philosophical Essays

“slowing down an activity may meet with greater success than doing it quickly.”
Linda Lantieri, Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children [With CD]

Mark Beauregard
“Destroying oneself, he thought ruefully, should always be done at a deliberate pace.”
Mark Beauregard, The Whale: A Love Story

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“I'm in a hole because at some point I found a shovel and started digging. Maybe I should trade my shovels for ladders and start climbing.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Israelmore Ayivor
“Stop over-loading yourself with numberless tasks. Give time to yourself for rest and positive deliberations. You can’t think better and plan better when you are under stress!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

“A product should be made intentionally”
Sunday Adelaja