„Unity of intent is on the lips of many, but in the hearts of few.“

—  Fausto Cercignani, Examples of self-translation (c. 2004), Quotes - Zitate - Citations - Citazioni

Citações relacionadas

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg photo

„A on his lips and not-A in his heart.“

—  Georg Christoph Lichtenberg German scientist, satirist 1742 - 1799
Aphorisms (1765-1799), Notebook E (1775 - 1776), E 95

John Ruysbroeck photo
 Homér photo

„Welcome words on their lips, and murder in their hearts.“

—  Homér Ancient Greek epic poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey 750
Odyssey (c. 725 BC), Ἔσθλ' ἀγορεύοντες, κακὰ δὲ φρεσὶ βυσσοδόμευον. XVII. 66 (tr. Robert Fagles).

William Makepeace Thackeray photo
Ronald Reagan photo

„A few months ago I told the American people I did not trade arms for hostages. My heart and my best intentions still tell me that's true, but the facts and the evidence tell me it is not.“

—  Ronald Reagan American politician, 40th president of the United States (in office from 1981 to 1989) 1911 - 2004
1980s, Second term of office (1985–1989), television address (4 March 1987)

Desiderius Erasmus photo

„A speech comes alive only if it rises from the heart, not if it floats on the lips.“

—  Desiderius Erasmus Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, and theologian 1466 - 1536
Ciceronianus (1528), in The Erasmus Reader (1990), p. 130.

Alexandre Dumas photo
Menachem Mendel of Kotzk photo

„Do not be satisfied with the speech of your lips and the thought in your heart“

—  Menachem Mendel of Kotzk Polish rabbi 1787 - 1859
Context: Do not be satisfied with the speech of your lips and the thought in your heart, all the promises and good sayings in your mouth, and all the good thoughts in your heart; rather you must arise and do! As quoted in T'he Season of the Witch : Le Couer Dechire (2008) by Etienne De Mendes http://www.etiennedemendes.com, p. 545

Oliver Wendell Holmes photo

„O hearts that break and give no sign
Save whitening lip and fading tresses!“

—  Oliver Wendell Holmes Poet, essayist, physician 1809 - 1894
The Voiceless; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

Candace Bushnell photo
P. D. James photo
Michelangelo Buonarroti photo
George Holyoake photo

„He who thanks but with the lips, thanks but in part; the full, the true thanksgiving comes from the heart.“

—  John Augustus Shedd 1859
Salt from My Attic (1928), The Mosher Press, Portland, Maine; cited in The Yale Book of Quotations (2006) ed. Fred R. Shapiro, p. 705; there are numerous variants of this expression.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“