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Ladder quotes by Vishwas Chavan
#1. It is easy to climb the ladder of success if one is working on issues and aeas which are not frequented by the masses, provided one is ready to face challenges. #Quote by Vishwas Chavan
Ladder quotes by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
#2. Only those who decline to scramble up the career ladder are interesting as human beings. Nothing is more boring than a man with a career. #Quote by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Ladder quotes by Jarod Kintz
#3. I wish I could climb the corporate ladder like I could climb a tree, but I can't, because I'm afraid of heights. And bark. #Quote by Jarod Kintz
Ladder quotes by Ottessa Moshfegh
#4. I had no big plan to become a curator, no great scheme to work my way up a ladder. I was just trying to pass the time. I thought if I did normal things - held down a job, for example - I could starve off the part of me that hated everything. #Quote by Ottessa Moshfegh
Ladder quotes by Z'ev Ben Shimon Halevi
#5. Everyone is searching for something. Some people pursue security, others pleasure or power. Yet others look for dreams, or they know not what. There are, however, those who know what they seek but cannot find it in the natural world. For these searchers many clues have been laid out by those who have gone before. The traces are everywhere, although only those with eyes to see or ears to hear perceive them. When the significance of these signs is seriously acted upon, Providence opens a door out of the natural into the supernatural to reveal a ladder from the transient to the Eternal. He who dares the ascent enters the Way of Kabbalah. #Quote by Z'ev Ben Shimon Halevi
Ladder quotes by Simon Kuper
#6. The things we once thought of as luxuries soon become necessities (although, by the same token, our sense of well-being would quickly adapt to losing half our income). What we care about is not our absolute wealth but our rung on the ladder. Ruut Veenhoven, a leading researcher of happiness, says, "When we have overtaken the Joneses, our reference drifts upward to the Smiths, and we feel unhappy again. #Quote by Simon Kuper
Ladder quotes by Mike Barnicle
#7. The middle-class ladder has rungs that no longer exist for many trying to climb higher. Instead, for too many, in too many places, their chore is simply trying to hang on. #Quote by Mike Barnicle
Ladder quotes by Johnny Cash
#8. There's a man going 'round taking names / And he decides who to free and who to blame / Everybody won't be treated all the same / There'll be a golden ladder reaching down / When the Man comes around. #Quote by Johnny Cash
Ladder quotes by James McGreevey
#9. As I climbed the electoral ladder - from state assemblyman to mayor of Woodbridge and finally to governor of New Jersey - political compromises came easy to me because I'd learned how to keep a part of myself innocent of them. #Quote by James McGreevey
Ladder quotes by Kenya Wright
#10. Are you both drunk?" I headed up the ladder and propped myself on a swing with no problem.
"Correction, dear brother." Hex held one finger in the air. "We're exquisitely tipsy. #Quote by Kenya Wright
Ladder quotes by Esa-Pekka Salonen
#11. Of course, if you think of a European or American household in the '50s, so what were the things that when people started climbing up the ladder, what did they buy? A fridge, a TV, I think piano was the number three item in say '53 or '54. #Quote by Esa-Pekka Salonen
Ladder quotes by Hillary Clinton
#12. We need more good jobs that reward hard work with rising wages, dignity, and a ladder to a better life. #Quote by Hillary Clinton
Ladder quotes by Ken Alexopoulos
#13. I know about your happy little illusion, that you never call your wife by name, that you take amphetamines just to give yourself that kick in the ass that reminds you that you're not a machine, that you have the constant need to be on top because you're so far down the evolutionary ladder that a f***ing amoeba uses you as a footstool. #Quote by Ken Alexopoulos
Ladder quotes by Amy Sumida
#14. In real life, Snow White stays dead and Rapunzel grows old, alone in her tower. In real life, you gotta have enough sense to stay away from ugly bitches offering you shiny apples and have enough balls to cut off your own hair and use it as a ladder if needs be. In real life, you gotta save yourself and the only happy endings are the ones paid for in massage parlors. #Quote by Amy Sumida
Ladder quotes by Anne Sweeney
#15. While I was in college, I became a page at ABC. Suddenly I was working for Good Morning America, local news, national news. The page is the lowest rung of the ladder, and it's the also the place where you can ask any question and not feel dumb. #Quote by Anne Sweeney
Ladder quotes by Tami Hoag
#16. Anybody can be a victim, and anybody can flog themselves. Big fucking deal. But you put one foot on a ladder and climb to the next rung. Then you've done something. Then you've made a difference. And then what happens matters. Otherwise, it's just old news, and nobody wants to hear about it. #Quote by Tami Hoag
Ladder quotes by Adrienne Clarkson
#17. When you get on the boat that's saving you, don't pull up the ladder behind you #Quote by Adrienne Clarkson
Ladder quotes by Maureen Dowd
#18. If there's one thing white men have never had a problem with in this clubby, white marble enclave of Washington, it's getting pulled up the ladder by other men. #Quote by Maureen Dowd
Ladder quotes by Banana Yoshimoto
#19. Fate is a ladder on which you cannot afford to miss a single rung. To skip out on even one step would mean you'll never make it to the top. #Quote by Banana Yoshimoto
Ladder quotes by Chirag Tulsiani
#20. One can't be on the topmost rung of a ladder from before, it takes time to reach it, to climb it, one at a time. We struggle so that in this process of climbing we can learn, so that we can limit our impatience and grow stronger than we ever imagined to be.
We struggle so that once we learn, we can preach about it to others who consider this act of struggling, spiteful. #Quote by Chirag Tulsiani
Ladder quotes by Sarah Ockler
#21. Don't you ever see the bright side of things?" Patrick asks as I mope against the bottom of the ladder.
"Easy to see the bright side when you're getting paid by the hour."
"Delilah, I will gladly give you my fill wage plus a month's supply of your iced choco-nut whatever lattes if you trade places and clothes with my right now."
"You're not wearing a shirt."
"That's the deal, Hannaford," he says. #Quote by Sarah Ockler
Ladder quotes by Lois Wyse
#22. Always hire people who are better than you. Hiring dummies is shortsighted. You can't move up the ladder until everyone is comfortable with your replacement. #Quote by Lois Wyse
Ladder quotes by J M G Le Clezio
#23. From his beach bag the man took an old penknife with a red handle and began to etch the signs of the letters onto nice flat pebbles. At the same time, he spoke to Mondo about everything there was in the letters, about everything you could see in them when you looked and when you listened. He spoke about A, which is like a big fly with its wings pulled back; about B, which is funny, with its two tummies; or C and D, which are like the moon, a crescent moon or a half-full moon; and then there was O, which was the full moon in the black sky. H is high, a ladder to climb up trees or to reach the roofs of houses; E and F look like a rake and a shovel; and G is like a fat man sitting in an armchair. I dances on tiptoes, with a little head popping up each time it bounces, whereas J likes to swing. K is broken like an old man, R takes big strides like a soldier, and Y stands tall, its arms up in the air, and it shouts: help! L is a tree on the river's edge, M is a mountain, N is for names, and people waving their hands, P is asleep on one paw, and Q is sitting on its tail; S is always a snake, Z is always a bolt of lightning, T is beautiful, like the mast on a ship, U is like a vase, V and W are birds, birds in flight; and X is a cross to help you remember. #Quote by J M G Le Clezio
Ladder quotes by Niccolo Machiavelli
#24. Without doubt, princes become great when they overcome the difficulties and obstacles by which they are confronted, and therefore fortune, especially when she desires to make a new prince great, who has a greater necessity to earn renown than an hereditary one, causes enemies to arise and form designs against him, in order that he may have the opportunity of overcoming them, and by them to mount higher, as by a ladder which his enemies have raised. For this reason, many consider that a wise prince, when he has the opportunity, ought with craft to foster some animosity against himself so that, having crushed it, his renown may rise higher. #Quote by Niccolo Machiavelli
Ladder quotes by Chris Hayes
#25. Those who are able to climb up the ladder will find ways to pull it up after them, or selectively lower it down to allow their friends, allies, and kin to scramble up. In other words: 'Who says meritocracy says oligarchy.' #Quote by Chris Hayes
Ladder quotes by Auliq Ice
#26. Each job requires a conscious choice of career path, and a different plan of development. #Quote by Auliq Ice
Ladder quotes by Leo Tolstoy
#27. In the entr'acte Levin and Pestsov fell into an argument upon the merits and defects of music of the Wagner school. Levin maintained that the mistake of Wagner and all his followers lay in their trying to take music into the sphere of another art, just as poetry goes wrong when it tries to paint a face as the art of painting ought to do, and as an instance of this mistake he cited the sculptor who carved in marble certain poetic phantasms flitting round the figure of the poet on the pedestal. "These phantoms were so far from being phantoms that they were positively clinging on the ladder," said Levin. [ ... ] Pestsov maintained that art is one, and that it can attain its highest manifestations only by conjunction with all kinds of art. #Quote by Leo Tolstoy
Ladder quotes by Irvine Welsh
#28. Johnny wis a junky as well as a dealer. Ye hud tae go a wee bit further up the ladder before ye found a dealer whae didnae use. We called Johnny 'Mother Superior' because ay the length ay time he'd hud his habit. #Quote by Irvine Welsh
Ladder quotes by Amelia Gray
#29. She was the kind of girl who climbed the tallest tree and cried to be let down, but she was also the kind of girl who would scramble and jump down on her own as soon as someone went in for the ladder. #Quote by Amelia Gray
Ladder quotes by Vishwas Chavan
#30. Being a team player will help you climb the ladder of success. Furthermore, a successful team player can rise to the level of team leader in the future. #Quote by Vishwas Chavan
Ladder quotes by P. M. Forni
#31. Bragging is often merely a ladder we build for ourselves out of words when we are afraid we are not tall enough in the eyes of the world. It is an unwitting confession to low self-esteem. #Quote by P. M. Forni
Ladder quotes by Dorothy Dunnett
#32. I know enough,' said Adam Blacklock, 'not to ask a lot of interfering bloody questions and expect them to be answered. If someone builds a bulwark that high, it's for reasons that matter, I take it.'

'I also,' said Alec Guthrie. 'But a bulwark may cut off help, as well as interference. Jerott is right. To measure a ladder against it from time to time is justifiable.'

'Then let's leave it to Jerott,' said Danny. 'The next man with a ladder, I fancy, is going to find himself bounced off and run through the brisket. #Quote by Dorothy Dunnett
Ladder quotes by Edith Wharton
#33. The people who take society as an escape from work are putting it to its proper use; but when it becomes the thing worked for it distorts all the relations of life. #Quote by Edith Wharton
Ladder quotes by W. Clement Stone
#34. So, you've got a problem? That's good! Why? Because repeated victories over your problems are the rungs on your ladder of success. With each victory, you grow in wisdom, stature and experience. You become a better, bigger, more successful person each time you meet a problem and tackle and conquer it with a positive mental attitude. #Quote by W. Clement Stone
Ladder quotes by Osho
#35. I am not against rules, but the rules should arise out of your understanding. They should not be imposed from the outside. I am not against discipline! but discipline should not be slavery. All true discipline is self-discipline. And self-discipline is never against freedom - in fact, it is the ladder to freedom. Only disciplined people become free, but their discipline is not obedience to others: their discipline is obedience to their own inner voice. And they are ready to risk anything for it. Let your own awareness decide your lifestyle, life pattern. Don't allow anybody else to decide it. That is a sin, to allow anybody else to decide it. Why is it a sin? Because you will never be in your life. It will remain superficial, it will be hypocrisy. #Quote by Osho
Ladder quotes by Dante Alighieri
#36. Now you must cast aside your laziness,"
my master said, "for he who rests on down
or under covers cannot come to fame;
and he who spends his life without renown
leaves such a vestige of himself on earth
as smoke bequeaths to air or foam to water.
Therefore, get up; defeat your breathlessness
with spirit that can win all battles if
the body's heaviness does not deter it.
A longer ladder still is to be climbed;
it's not enough to have left them behind;
if you have understood, now profit from it. #Quote by Dante Alighieri
Ladder quotes by Mehmet Murat Ildan
#37. Spring is the ultimate genius of the existence and the utter ladder of the lovers ascending to the infinity. #Quote by Mehmet Murat Ildan
Ladder quotes by Jada Pinkett Smith
#38. I feel like, to me, art is a ladder to God, in my own opinion, you know. And so, for me, the more people that I can reach through many different artistic avenues, the better. #Quote by Jada Pinkett Smith
Ladder quotes by Melinda Gates
#39. Think, for a moment, about our educational ladder.
We've strengthened the steps lifting students from elementary school to junior high, and those from junior high to high school.
But, that critical step taking students from high school into adulthood is badly broken. And it can no longer support the weight it must bear. #Quote by Melinda Gates
Ladder quotes by Diane Setterfield
#40. I am always happy up a ladder with a paintbrush in my hand. And I wish I had more time to spend in the garden - not least because I get good ideas for writing when I'm out there. #Quote by Diane Setterfield
Ladder quotes by Mitchell Maxwell
#41. Mitchell Maxwell's Maxims
•You have to create your own professional path. There's no longer a roadmap for an artistic career.
•Follow your heart and the money will follow.
•Create a benchmark of your own progress. If you never look down while you're climbing the ladder you won't know how far you've come.
•Don't define success by net worth, define it by character. Success, as it's measured by society, is a fleeting condition.
•Affirm your value. Tell the world "I am an artist," not "I want to be an artist."
•You must actively live your dream. Wishing and hoping for someday doesn't make it happen. Get out there and get involved.
•When you look into the abyss you find your character.
•Young people too often let the fear of failure keep them from trying. You have to get bloody, sweaty and rejected in order to succeed.
•Get your face out of Facebook and into somebody's face. Close your e-mail and pick up the phone. Personal contact still speaks loudest.
•No one is entitled to act entitled. Be willing to work hard.
•If you're going to buck the norm you're going to have to embrace the challenges.
•You have to love the journey if you're going to work in the arts.
•Only listen to people who agree with your vision.
•A little anxiety is good but don't let it become fear, fear makes you inert.
•Find your own unique voice. Leave your individual imprint on the world, not a copy of someone else.
•Draw strength #Quote by Mitchell Maxwell
Ladder quotes by Paul Ryan
#42. I think it is inflationary. I think it actually is counterproductive in many ways. You end up costing jobs from people who are at the bottom rung of the economic ladder. #Quote by Paul Ryan
Ladder quotes by Rumi
#43. Within people there is a longing and a desire such that, even if a hundred thousand worlds were theirs to own, still they would find no rest or comfort. They try every trade and craft, studying astronomy, medicine and every other subject, but they reach no completion, for they have not found their true desire. Poets call the Beloved "heart's ease," because there the heart finds ease. How can we find peace and rest in anything but the Beloved?
All these pleasures and pursuits are like a ladder. The rungs of a ladder are not a place to make one's home; they are for passing by. Fortunate are those who learn this. The long road becomes short for them, and they do not waste their lives upon the steps. #Quote by Rumi
Ladder quotes by Jenny Han
#44. You look…exactly the same."
Gulp. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? "I do?" I get up on my tiptoes. "I think I've grown at least an inch since eighth grade." And my boobs are at least a little bigger. Not much. Not that I want John to notice--I'm just saying.
"No, you look…just like how I remembered you." John Ambrose reaches out, and I think he's trying to hug me but he's only trying to take my bag from me, and there's a brief but strange dance that mortifies me but he doesn't seem to notice. "So thanks for inviting me."
"Thanks for coming."
"Do you want me to take this stuff up for you?"
"Sure," I say.
John takes the bag from me and looks inside. "Oh, wow. All of our old snacks! Why don't you climb up first and I'll pass it to you." So that's what I do: I scramble up the ladder and he climbs up behind me. I'm crouched, arms outstretched, waiting for him to pass me the bag.
But when he gets halfway up the ladder, he stops and looks up at me and says, "You still wear your hair in fancy braids."
I touch my side braid. Of all the things to remember about me. Back then, Margot was the one who braided my hair. "You think it looks fancy?"
"Yeah. Like…expensive bread."
I burst out laughing. "Bread!"
"Yeah. Or…Rapunzel."
I get down on my stomach, wriggle over to the edge, and pretend like I'm letting down my hair for him to climb. He climbs up to the top of the ladder and passes me the bag, which I take, and then he grin #Quote by Jenny Han
Ladder quotes by Agatha Christie
#45. Got on! Got on! It's not a question of getting on. That's the wrong view altogether. The Classics aren't a ladder leading to quick success. #Quote by Agatha Christie
Ladder quotes by Tantra Bensko
#46. Some books were little stairways, different levels of the self telling the same stories at progressively higher levels of the ladder. #Quote by Tantra Bensko
Ladder quotes by L. Frank Baum
#47. Reached by a trap door in the middle of the floor, from which a ladder led down into the small, dark hole. When Dorothy stood in the doorway and looked around, she could see nothing but the great gray prairie on every side. Not a tree nor a house broke the broad #Quote by L. Frank Baum
Ladder quotes by Emily Fridlund
#48. Maybe there is a way to climb above everything, some special ladder or insight, some optical vantage point that allows a clear, unobstructed view of things. #Quote by Emily Fridlund
Ladder quotes by Wilbur Smith
#49. The first story I ever sold was to 'Argosy' magazine, which no longer exists. That issue also contained work by several other more celebrated writers, like Ray Bradbury - so I felt I had at least one toe on the ladder. #Quote by Wilbur Smith
Ladder quotes by Bobby Knight
#50. The biggest difficulty in getting to the top of the ladder is getting through the crowd at the bottom. #Quote by Bobby Knight
Ladder quotes by Jasper Fforde
#51. We require only a grenade launcher, six pounds of industrial-strength licorice, two spells of Class VIII complexity, a shipping container, a side of bacon, an automobile, several homing snails, a ladder, and two people to act as bait. #Quote by Jasper Fforde
Ladder quotes by Ron Brown
#52. Politics, life, and business are not spectator sports. You have to get involved to get ahead. Most importantly, when you reach that level of success, keep the door open and the ladder down for others to follow. #Quote by Ron Brown
Ladder quotes by Oscar Auliq-Ice
#53. When you move past them on the social ladder, they'll feel a need to pull you down. #Quote by Oscar Auliq-Ice
Ladder quotes by David Mitchell
#54. Belief is both prize and battlefield, within the mind and in the mind's mirror, the world. If we believe humanity is a ladder of tribes, a colosseum of confrontation, exploitation, and bestiality, such a humanity is surely brought into being #Quote by David Mitchell
Ladder quotes by P.G. Wodehouse
#55. Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers. Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the ladder and writes novels. #Quote by P.G. Wodehouse
Ladder quotes by Christina Stead
#56. You want to be free and break new ground, speak your mind, fear no man, have the neighbours acknowledge that you're a good man; and at the same time you want to be a success, make money, join the country club, get the votes and kick the other man in the teeth and off the ladder. #Quote by Christina Stead
Ladder quotes by M.L. Stedman
#57. He must turn to something solid, because if he didn't, who knew where his mind or his soul could blow away to, like a balloon without ballast.... He raised the binoculars and scoured the island for more signs of life: he needed to see the goats, the sheep; to count them. Stick to the solid. To the brass fittings which had to be polished, the glass which had to be cleaned - first the outer glass of the lantern, then the prisms themselves. Getting the oil in, keeping the cogs moving smoothly, topping up the mercury to let the light glide. He gripped each thought like the rung of a ladder by which to haul himself back to the knowable; back to this life. #Quote by M.L. Stedman
Ladder quotes by Harry Hill
#58. I have a really nice step ladder, sadly, I never knew my real ladder. #Quote by Harry Hill
Ladder quotes by Suketu Mehta
#59. It is as difficult to move down the caste ladder as it is to move up. #Quote by Suketu Mehta
Ladder quotes by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
#60. Our life consists not in the pursuit of material success but in the quest for worthy spiritual growth. Our entire earthly existence is but a transitional stage in the movement toward something higher, and we must not stumble and fall, nor must we linger fruitlessly on one rung of the ladder. Material laws alone do not explain our life or give it direction. The laws of physics and physiology will never reveal the indisputable manner in which the Creator constantly, day in and day out, participates in the life of each of us, unfailingly granting us the energy of existence; when this assistance leaves us, we die. And in the life of our entire planet, the Divine Spirit surely moves with no less force: this we must grasp in our dark and terrible hour. #Quote by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Ladder quotes by Deepa Iyer
#61. Authentic and sustainable solidarity efforts must be premises on this broader understanding of why Black lives matter, why they have not mattered historically, and why they still do not matter today as they should. Centralizing Black communities in the current moment is how genuine solidarity begins. South Asian, Arab, and Muslim activists have been a careful not to co-opt or expand this premise by applying it to their communities - by stating "All Lives Matter" or "South Asian Lives Matter," for example. This stems from the knowledge that when Black lives actually matter, when Black people are not seen as disposable commodities, then all lives will truly matter. In other words, when Black people, who are at the bottom of America's divisive racial ladder, are free, it will be impossible for systems and policies to engage in discrimination and racism against other communities of color. #Quote by Deepa Iyer
Ladder quotes by Margaret Thatcher
#62. One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you - suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.' #Quote by Margaret Thatcher
Ladder quotes by Lawrence Durrell
#63. Truth is a matter of direct apprehension-you can't climb a ladder of mental concepts to it. #Quote by Lawrence Durrell
Ladder quotes by Yuval Noah Harari
#64. Even more importantly, there simply is no direct relation between physical strength and social power among humans. People in their sixties usually exercise power over people in their twenties, even though twenty-somethings are much stronger than their elders. The typical plantation owner in Alabama in the mid-nineteenth century could have been wrestled to the ground in seconds by any of the slaves cultivating his cotton fields. Boxing matches were not used to select Egyptian pharaohs or Catholic popes. In forager societies, political dominance generally resides with the person possessing the best social skills rather than the most developed musculature. In organized crime, the big boss is not necessarily the strongest man. He is often an older man who very rarely uses his own fists; he gets younger and fitter men to do the dirty jobs for him. A guy who thinks that the way to take over the syndicate is to beat up the don is unlikely to live long enough to learn from his mistake. Even among chimpanzees, the alpha male wins his position by building a stable coalition with other males and females, not through mindless violence.
In fact, human history shows that there is often an inverse relation between physical prowess and social power. In most societies, it's the lower classes who do the manual labor. This may reflect homo sapiens position in the food chain. If all that counted were raw physical abilities, sapiens would have found themselves on a middle rung of the ladder #Quote by Yuval Noah Harari
Ladder quotes by Jim Butcher
#65. My head was throbbing, and my hands were shaking, but I went down the ladder to my workroom - and started figuring out how to rip someone's heart out of his chest from fifty miles away.
Who says I never do anything fun on a Friday night? #Quote by Jim Butcher
Ladder quotes by Cassandra Clare
#66. Will's face turned grave. "Be careful with it, though. It's six hundred years old and the only copy of its kind. Losing or damaging it is punishable by death under the Law."
Tessa thrust the book away from her as if it were on fire. "You can't be serious."
"You're right. I'm not." Will leapt down from the ladder and landed lightly in front of her. "You do believe everything I say, though, don't you? Do I seem unusually trustworthy to you, or are you just a naive sort? #Quote by Cassandra Clare
Ladder quotes by Cynthia Kadohata
#67. It was hard to stay angry when I felt so sad. I would rather have felt angry, but instead, all I could do was sob. Even though people had been coming over all day, the house seemed so lonely that I couldn't stand it.
The room grew somewhat dimmer. I didn't move as it grew dimmer still. Then, with a start, I hurried outside and ran to the alley in back of our house. Through a break between the buildings, I saw that the sun hung low over the horizon. I watched it until it started to hide between two trees in the distance. Then I climbed on a car and watched until only half of the sun was visible, and then a quarter, and then I felt a huge sickening panic inside of me and ran as hard as I could to a ladder I saw down the alley. I rushed up the ladder and climbed on the roof of somebody's garage. I saw the sun again, a quarter of it, and then a slice, and then it disappeared, the last time ever that the sun would set on a day my sister had lived. #Quote by Cynthia Kadohata
Ladder quotes by John C. Maxwell
#68. To succeed, you have to be open to problems. You have to be open to failure. And as you go up the ladder, you gain the right to get more problems. #Quote by John C. Maxwell
Ladder quotes by Charles Kennedy
#69. I believe that access to a university education should be based on the ability to learn, not what people can afford. I think there is no more nauseating a sight than politicians pulling up the ladder of opportunity behind them. #Quote by Charles Kennedy
Ladder quotes by Michael Pollan
#70. We spend a remarkably small, shamefully small, percentage of our income on food. We manage to spend money on lots of other things. All up and down the social ladder you find people with plenty of money for cell phones, home entertainment systems, all other forms of entertainment. #Quote by Michael Pollan
Ladder quotes by Jennifer Echols
#71. I knew from experience that before you went swimming off a dock for the first time each summer, you needed to check the sides and the ladder carefully for bryozoan, colonies of slimy green critters that grew on hard surfaces underwater (think coral, but gelatinous-shudder). They wouldn't hurt you, they were part of a healthy freshwater ecosystem, their presence meant the water was pristine and unpolluted, blah blah blah-but none of this was any consolation if you accidentally touched them. Poking around with a water ski and finding nothing, I spent the rest of the afternoon watching for Sean from the water.
And getting out occasionally when he sped by in the boat, in order to woo him like Halle Berry coming out of the ocean in a James Bond movie (which I had seen with the boys about a hundred times. Bikini scene, seven hundred times). Only I seemed to have misplaced my dagger. #Quote by Jennifer Echols
Ladder quotes by Ashlyn Chase
#72. I do declare! I'd rather jump barefoot off a six-foot step ladder into a five-gallon bucket full of porcupines than see anything gad happen to you."
"I don'y think that's necessary , but the situation scares me a little #Quote by Ashlyn Chase
Ladder quotes by Paulo Coelho
#73. Try the impossible. Don't start low down because that's where you are now. Climb those rungs quickly before they take the ladder away. If you're afraid, say a prayer, but carry on. #Quote by Paulo Coelho
Ladder quotes by Terry Pratchett
#74. You mean you take something like that just for something like this?" "Of course. It could easily be necessary." "How?" asked Keith, climbing the ladder. "Well, supposing we were kidnapped? Suppose we ended up right down near the sea? Supposing we were captured by pirates? Pirates have a very monotonous diet, which might be why they're angry all the time. Or supposing we escaped and swam ashore and ended up on an island where's there's nothing but coconuts? They have a very binding effect." "Yes, but ... but ... anything can happen! If you think like that, you'll end up taking just about everything in case of anything!" "That's why it's such a big bag," said Malicia calmly, #Quote by Terry Pratchett
Ladder quotes by Edith Hamilton
#75. The truth to reconcile these truths he found in the experience of men, which the men of his generation must have realized far beyond others, that pain and error have their purpose and their use: they are steps of the ladder of knowledge: God, whose law it is that he who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget, falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despite, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God. A great and lonely thinker. Only #Quote by Edith Hamilton
Ladder quotes by Daryl Gregory
#76. Smocks were the official uniform of those hanging on to the bottom rungs of the economic ladder; a parachute that would never open. #Quote by Daryl Gregory
Ladder quotes by Amy Mowafi
#77. I have always lusted after a sepia-toned library with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and a sliding ladder. I fantasie about Tennessee Williams' types of evenings involving rum on the porch. I long for balmy slightly sleepless nights with nothing but the whoosh of a wooden ceiling fan to keep me company, and the joy of finding the cool spot on the bed. I would while away my days jotting down my thoughts in a battered leather-bound notebook, which would have been given to me by some former lover. My scribbling would form the basis of a best-selling novel, which they wold discuss in tiny independent bookshops on quaint little streets in forgotten corners of terribly romantic European cities. In other words, I fantasize about being credible, in that artistic, slightly bohemian way that only girls with very long legs can get away with. #Quote by Amy Mowafi
Ladder quotes by Joseph Campbell
#78. Midlife is when you reach the top of the ladder and find that it was against the wrong wall. #Quote by Joseph Campbell
Ladder quotes by Anonymous
#79. You can't climb the ladder of success with you hands in your pockets #Quote by Anonymous
Ladder quotes by Robert Breault
#80. As you reach for understanding, you find that your ladder of facts isn't long enough, and you try to extend it by adding a rung of faith. Eventually you see that the task is hopeless, and you put away your ladder of facts and go get a ladder of faith. #Quote by Robert Breault
Ladder quotes by Steven Pinker
#81. The mind is more comfortable in reckoning probabilities in terms of the relative frequency of remembered or imagined events. That can make recent and memorable events - a plane crash, a shark attack, an anthrax infection - loom larger on one's worry list than more frequent and boring events, such as the car crashes and ladder falls that get printed beneath the fold on page B14. And it can lead risk experts to speak one language and ordinary people to hear another. In hearings for a proposed nuclear waste site, an expert might present a fault tree that lays out the conceivable sequences of events by which radioactivity might escape. For example, erosion, cracks in the bedrock, accidental drilling, or improper sealing might cause the release of radioactivity into groundwater. In turn, groundwater movement, volcanic activity, or an impact of a large meteorite might cause the release of radioactive wastes into the biosphere. Each train of events can be assigned a probability, and the aggregate probability of an accident from all the causes can be estimated. When people hear these analyses, however, the are not reassured but become more fearful than ever. They hadn't realized there are so many ways for something to go wrong! They mentally tabulate the number of disaster scenarios, rather than mentally aggregating the probabilities of the disaster scenarios. #Quote by Steven Pinker
Ladder quotes by Dan Millman
#82. Every positive change - every jump to a higher level of energy and awareness - involves a rite of passage. Each time to ascend to a higher rung on the ladder of personal evolution, we must go through a period of discomfort, of initiation. I have never found an exception. #Quote by Dan Millman
Ladder quotes by Andrew James Pritchard
#83. So I began, feeling as if I was some elf in a Grim fairy tale climbing the corporate ladder of darkest whimsy, yet somewhere at the top lies the treasure of a pure maiden's heart. Therefore it was my duty to do whatever it might take to win that pure maiden's heart by returning that treasure to her hand. By the way, Spicoli, in the movie Fast Times at Ridge Mont High, said that people on ludes shouldn't drive, that being shortly after crashing a car while he was high on ludes. Therefore, I will say this in advance, people still half drunk and stoned probably shouldn't climb trees either. #Quote by Andrew James Pritchard
Ladder quotes by Jean Vanier
#84. The cry for love and communion and for recognition that rises from the hearts of people in need reveals the fountain of love in us and our capacity to give life. At the same time, it can reveal our hardness of heart and are fears. Their cry is so demanding, and we are frequently seduced by wealth, power and the values of our societies. We want to climb the ladder of human promotion; we want to be recognized for our efficiency, power and virtue. The cry of the poor is threatening to the rich person within us.
We are sometimes prepared to give money and a little time, but we are frightened to give our hearts, to enter into a personal relationship of love and communion with them. For if we do so, we shall have to die to all our selfishness and to all the hardness of our heart. #Quote by Jean Vanier
Ladder quotes by T. Harv Eker
#85. If your motivation for acquiring money or success comes from a nonsupportive root such as fear, anger, or the need to "prove" yourself, your money will never bring you happiness. #Quote by T. Harv Eker
Ladder quotes by Kate Ellis
#86. As far as Rachel Tracey was concerned, builders who tried their luck with lone women were pretty low down on the evolutionary ladder. She #Quote by Kate Ellis
Ladder quotes by Marilyn Grey
#87. Door I thought about life and how it resembled a ladder. Do you ever feel that way? Like life is one big uphill climb and there are always more people and circumstances tripping us and trying to pull us back down the ladder, while very, very few people ever stop to give us a hand up. "Fend for yourselves ," seems more like the motto of the world. Survival of the fittest doesn't exactly leave room for encouragement. #Quote by Marilyn Grey
Ladder quotes by Edmund Phelps
#88. Unemployment rates tend to rise and fall in roughly equal proportion at all rungs of the ladder, and that happened between 1973 and 1985. #Quote by Edmund Phelps
Ladder quotes by Franz Kafka
#89. Who is it? Who walks under the trees of the quay? Who is quite lost? Who is past saving? Over whose grave does the grass grow? Dreams have arrived, upstream they came. They came, they climb up the walls of the quay on a ladder. One stops makes conversation with them, they know a number of things, but what they don't know is where they come from. It is quite warm this autumn evening. They turn toward the river and raise their arms. Why do you raise your amrs instead of clasping us in them? #Quote by Franz Kafka
Ladder quotes by Sholem Asch
#90. Humankind's ladder to God is a ladder of deeds. #Quote by Sholem Asch
Ladder quotes by Heidi Julavits
#91. When I write, I am trying through the movement of my fingers to reach my head. I'm trying to build a word ladder up to my brain. #Quote by Heidi Julavits
Ladder quotes by Meryl Streep
#92. I think it is typical for many men to have problems when their wives make more money then they do, or when their wives are higher on the corporate ladder than they find themselves. I think that often is an issue. #Quote by Meryl Streep
Ladder quotes by Paul Twitchell
#93. The higher one climbs on the spiritual ladder, the more they will grant others their own freedom, and give less interference to another's state of consciousness. #Quote by Paul Twitchell
Ladder quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche
#94. There is a great ladder of religious cruelty, and, of its many rungs, three are the most important. People used to make human sacrifices to their god, perhaps even sacrificing those they loved the best ... Then, during the moral epoch of humanity, people sacrificed the strongest instincts they had, their 'nature,' to their god ... Finally, what was left to be sacrificed? Didn't people have to sacrifice god himself and worship rocks, stupidity, gravity, fate, or nothingness out of sheer cruelty to themselves? #Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
Ladder quotes by Elisa Marie Hopkins
#95. All right. Let's pretend I'm so incredibly happy my brain is thinking about rainbows and butterflies and I'm waving good morning to the mailman. I let my guard down. Next thing I know, something takes a dark turn. But I don't even realize it because I'm over here staring at a bright patch of happy light. All of a sudden, I've fallen into a hole and have no rope, no ladder, and the walls are too slippery to climb out of. Happiness makes me lose focus. It makes me weak. I can't stand it. Does that make sense to you now? #Quote by Elisa Marie Hopkins
Ladder quotes by Obert Skye
#96. Stupid deer," I said, embarrassed about being startled. "We need a ladder."
"I think they're easier to shoot with a rifle."
"I'm not talking about the deer," I said, hitting Milo on the back of his shoulder. "We need a ladder to look over the wall."
"Or a catapult," Milo said seriously. #Quote by Obert Skye
Ladder quotes by R.C. Sproul
#97. Jacob's Ladder represents a bridge between Jacob's secular mindset to make it in this world and the reality of Heavenly things. #Quote by R.C. Sproul
Ladder quotes by Matshona Dhliwayo
#98. When climbing the ladder of success, haters, not gravity, try to pull you down. #Quote by Matshona Dhliwayo
Ladder quotes by Anita Roddick
#99. The freedom that comes with globalization is freedom for the rich and powerful nations to further exploit and further marginalize those at the bottom of the social ladder. #Quote by Anita Roddick
Ladder quotes by Condoleezza Rice
#100. When you are going up the corporate ladder or the government ladder, you have to take some risk. #Quote by Condoleezza Rice
Ladder quotes by Kim Barker
#101. I could see the stories that stretched for years into the future, much like the ones that stretched back years into the past. More bombs, more sudden death, more adrenaline. Never had I felt as alive as in Pakistan and Afghanistan, so close to chaos, so constantly reminded of how precious, temporary, and fragile life was. I had certainly grown here. I knew how to find money in a war zone, how to flatter a warlord, how to cover a suicide bombing, how to jump-start a car using a cord and a metal ladder, how to do the Taliban shuffle between conflict zones. I knew how to be alone. I knew I did not need a man, unless that man was my fixer. But also, I knew I had turned into this almost drowning caricature of a war hack, working, swearing, and drinking my way through life and relationships. #Quote by Kim Barker
Ladder quotes by Charles Haddon Spurgeon
#102. The pulpit is never to be the ladder by which ambition is to climb #Quote by Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Ladder quotes by Jack Kirby
#103. The artist is the lowest form of life on the rung of the ladder. The publishers are usually businessmen who deal with businessmen. They deal with promotional people. They deal with financial people. They deal with accountants. They deal with people who work on higher levels. They deal with tax people, but have absolutely no interest in artists, in individual artists, especially very young artists. #Quote by Jack Kirby
Ladder quotes by Janis Joplin
#104. I want a bigger band with higher highs, a bigger ladder. And I want more bottom - I want an incredible amount of bottom. I want more noise. When I do a rock tune I want it to be so HUGE ... #Quote by Janis Joplin
Ladder quotes by Malcolm Gladwell
#105. The conventional explanation for Jewish success, of course, is that Jews come from a literate, intellectual culture. They are famously "the people of the book." There is surely something to that. But it wasn't just the children of rabbis who went to law school. It was the children of garment workers. And their critical advantage in climbing the professional ladder wasn't the intellectual rigor you get from studying the Talmud. It was the practical intelligence and savvy you get from watching your father sell aprons on Hester Street. #Quote by Malcolm Gladwell
Ladder quotes by Henry Blackaby
#106. Wouldn't it be a tragedy to get to the top of the ladder and find you placed it against the wrong wall? #Quote by Henry Blackaby
Ladder quotes by Sheryl Sandberg
#107. It's a jungle gym, not a ladder. #Quote by Sheryl Sandberg
Ladder quotes by Shannon Duffy
#108. Ladies first." He places a hand on the ladder and gives it a pat.

As I step in front of him, my shoulder brushes against his chest. #Quote by Shannon Duffy
Ladder quotes by Rick Riordan
#109. As Annabeth hung in the air, descending hand over hand with the ladder swinging wildly, she thanked Chiron for all those years of training on the climbing course at Camp Half-Blood. She'd complained loudly and often that rope climbing would never help her defeat a monster. Chiron had just smiled, like he knew this day would come. #Quote by Rick Riordan
Ladder quotes by Charles Stross
#110. One of my earliest recollections is being woken up at some ungodly hour in the morning by my parents and sat in front of the fairly new black and white television, watching a grainy image of a man in a white suit climbing down a ladder. It was the first moon landing, and I became a sort of spaceman, as many kids were. #Quote by Charles Stross
Ladder quotes by Sarah Kay
#111. She makes tea by hand. Nettles, slippery elm, turmeric, cinnamon - my mother is a recipe for warm throats and belly laughs. Once she fell off a ladder when I was three. She says all she was worried about was my face as I watched her fall. #Quote by Sarah Kay
Ladder quotes by Paul Hamilton Hayne
#112. Happy the heart that keeps its twilight hour, And, in the depths of heavenly peace reclined, Loves to commune with thoughts of tender power,
A shining Jacob's-ladder of the mind! #Quote by Paul Hamilton Hayne
Ladder quotes by Michael Burry
#113. When I stand on my special-issue "Intelligent Investor" ladder and peer out over the frenzied crowd, I see very few others doing the same. Many stocks remain overvalued, and speculative excess - both on the upside and on the downside - is embedded in the frenzy around stocks of all stripes. And yes, I am talking about March 2001, not March 2000. #Quote by Michael Burry
Ladder quotes by Robert Traver
#114. Plot these days is anti-intellectual and verboten, the mark of the Philistine, the huckster with a pen. There mustn't be too much story and that should be fog-bound and shrouded in heavy symbolism, including the phallic, like a sort of covoluted charade. Symbolism now carries the day, it's the one true ladder of literary heaven. #Quote by Robert Traver
Ladder quotes by Tony Williams
#115. I think my playing has been orchestral throughout the years, and this is another way of expressing that. But I primarily see it as the ultimate accomplishment of a musician. Composing makes me feel like I've finally gotten all the way up the ladder as a musician. #Quote by Tony Williams
Ladder quotes by W.B. Yeats
#116. The Celt, and his cromlechs, and his pillar-stones, these will not change much – indeed, it is doubtful if anybody at all changes at any time. In spite of hosts of deniers, and asserters, and wise-men, and professors, the majority still are adverse to sitting down to dine thirteen at a table, or being helped to salt, or walking under a ladder, of seeing a single magpie flirting his chequered tale. There are, of course, children of light who have set their faces against all this, although even a newspaperman, if you entice him into a cemetery at midnight, will believe in phantoms, for everyone is a visionary, if you scratch him deep enough. But the Celt, unlike any other, is a visionary without scratching. #Quote by W.B. Yeats
Ladder quotes by Andrew Murray
#117. Humiliation is the only ladder to honoring God's Kingdom. #Quote by Andrew Murray
Ladder quotes by Marty Rubin
#118. Language is a ladder that always falls short of reality. #Quote by Marty Rubin
Ladder quotes by Christina M. Ward
#119. Ready, the boy climbs the ladder,
makes his way to the edge
and full of faith-- he leaps--
expecting flight,
finding hot tears
in a red cape
that doesn't work. #Quote by Christina M. Ward
Ladder quotes by W. Clement Stone
#120. Like success, failure is many things to many people. With a positive mental attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again. #Quote by W. Clement Stone
Ladder quotes by Martha Stewart
#121. It's sort of the American way to go up and down the ladder, maybe several times in a lifetime. #Quote by Martha Stewart
Ladder quotes by James Patterson
#122. Jeb climbed the ladder Fang had just lowered and I indulged in a moments fantasy about someone slamming the trapdoor on his head.-max #Quote by James Patterson
Ladder quotes by Leo Tolstoy
#123. Stepan Arkadyevitch was on familiar terms with almost all his acquaintances, and called almost all of them by their Christian names: old men of sixty, boys of twenty, actors, ministers, merchants, and adjutant-generals, so that many of his intimate chums were to be found at the extreme ends of the social ladder, and would have been very much surprised to learn that they had, through the medium of Oblonsky, something in common. He was the familiar friend of everyone with whom he took a glass of champagne, and he took a glass of champagne with everyone, and when in consequence he met any of his disreputable chums, as he used in joke to call many of his friends, in the presence of his subordinates, he well knew how, with his characteristic tact, to diminish the disagreeable impression made on them. Levin was not a disreputable chum, but Oblonsky, with his ready tact, felt that Levin fancied he might not care to show his intimacy with him before his subordinates, and so he made haste to take him off into his room. #Quote by Leo Tolstoy
Ladder quotes by Stephen Jay Gould
#124. [E]volutionists sometimes take as haughty an attitude toward the next level up the conventional ladder of disciplines: the human sciences. They decry the supposed atheoretical particularism of their anthropological colleagues and argue that all would be well if only the students of humanity regarded their subject as yet another animal and therefore yielded explanatory control to evolutionary biologists. #Quote by Stephen Jay Gould
Ladder quotes by Charles De Lint
#125. The real problem is, people think life is a ladder, and it's really a wheel. #Quote by Charles De Lint
Ladder quotes by Martin Luther
#126. God has not given us reason and the counsels and help of reason that we should despise them. This is what those men do who are either presumptuous or in a state of despair. When they say: "Whatever I do, I shall not hinder what must necessarily come to pass by a kind of fate," this is the voice of those in despair. But the presumptuous are accustomed to make this boast: "If I have to live, I shall live even if I do not eat. God has promised life, therefore it does not matter whether I eat or do not eat." But since we have God's promises, we must take careful precautions not to tempt God by presumption and not to sin by despair. When you have a ladder, there is no reason for throwing yourself out of a window, nor should you go through the middle of the Elbe when you have a bridge. But each one should do what reason instructs him to do and commend the rest to God. He will grant fitting results. Here #Quote by Martin Luther
Ladder quotes by Rumi
#127. From the moment you entered this world of existence, a ladder was put in front of you so you could escape. #Quote by Rumi
Ladder quotes by Trent Reznor
#128. I thought Big Sur would be a great break after the tour. You'd walk down this rickety ladder to this not-very-pretty beach scene; crashing waves, moss-covered rocks, weird ocean life. It was scary. It summed up alot of things in my life, like 'I should be enjoying this, but I'm not. #Quote by Trent Reznor
Ladder quotes by Sherrilyn Kenyon
#129. I'm not so naïve as to think your wanting to work together has anything to do with getting a fair shake and everything to do with how many rungs you can hike up the DEA ladder in that streetwalker skirt. (Terri) #Quote by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Ladder quotes by Leo Tolstoy
#130. The higher a man stands on the social ladder, the greater the number of people he is connected with, the more power he has over other people, the more obvious is the predestination and inevitability of his every action. #Quote by Leo Tolstoy
Ladder quotes by Alexandre Dumas
#131. Every individual, from the highest to the lowest degree, has his place in the ladder of social life, and around him swirls a little world of interests, composed of stormy passions and conflicting atoms #Quote by Alexandre Dumas
Ladder quotes by Marilyn Nelson
#132. When I die I will live again.
By nature I am a conserver.
I have found Nature
to be a conserver, too.
Nothing is wasted
or permanently lost
in Nature. Things
change their form,
but they do not cease
to exist. After
I leave this world
I do not believe I am through.
God would be a bigger fool
than even man
if He did not conserve
the human soul,
which seems to be
the most important thing
He has yet done in the universe.
When you get your grip
on the last rung of the ladder
and look over the wall
as I am now doing,
you don't need their proofs:
You see.
You know
you will not die. #Quote by Marilyn Nelson
Ladder quotes by Hugh Prather
#133. I'm convinced that this anxiety running through my life is the tension between what I "should be" and what i am. My anxiety doesn't come from thinking about the future but from wanting to control it. It seems to begin whenever I smuggle into my mind an expectation about how I or others should be. It is the tension between my desire to control the world and the recognition that I can't. "I will be what I will be" - where is the anxiety in that ? Anxiety is the recognition that I might not reach the rung on the opinion ladder I have just set for my self. I fear death most when I am about to exceed what I believe others think of me; then death threatens to cut me off from myself, because "myself" is not yet. #Quote by Hugh Prather
Ladder quotes by Stephen Jay Gould
#134. Life is a copiously branching bush, continually pruned by the grim reaper of extinction, not a ladder of predictable progress. #Quote by Stephen Jay Gould
Ladder quotes by Valerie Jeremijenko
#135. We say that the body is a temple, because we know that it's nothing but mortal architecture without the self-regard of consciousness and conscience. The contemplative moment draws us to our sources; we see inside. We close our eyes, in fact, in order to see with clarity. Indeed, the imagination asks us to see with our eyes closed. So we make connections in the dark and thus we imagine what our bodies can do and be, how the breath of the spirit can come and go with perfection, how the ladder gravity of the spine can soar. Poets speak of rhythm and breath as the lifeline of the poetic line; they speak of form as the embodiment of the poem's energy, the bodying forth of its meaning and being. To expire is to breathe out, to inspire is to breath in. To aspire is to breathe with the mind, to give purpose to the heart's rhythm. The spine is an aspiration too, since it lifts us from foundations. To imagine what the body can achieve is to invest it with awareness-to begin to make it twice alive: first as a body, then as an embodiment. #Quote by Valerie Jeremijenko
Ladder quotes by Cassandra Clare
#136. I'll find you something else to read. Catch." He let it fall without looking, and Tessa had to dart forward to seize it before it hit the floor.

It was a large squarish volume bound in dark blue velvet. There was a pattern cut into the velvet, a swirling symbol reminiscent of the marks that decorated Will's skin. The title was stamped on the front in silver: The Shadowhunter's Codex. Tessa glanced up at Will. "What is this?"

"I assumed you'd have questions about Shadowhunters, given that you're currently inhabiting our sanctum sanctorum, so to speak. That book ought to tell you anything you want to know - about us, about our history, even about Downworlders like you." Will's face turned grave. "Be careful with it, though. It's six hundred years old and the only copy of its kind. Losing or damaging it is punishable by death under the Law."

Tessa thrust the book away from her as if it were on fire. "You can't be serious."

"You're right. I'm not." Will leaped down from the ladder and landed lightly in front of her. "You do believe everything I say, though, don't you? Do I seem unusually trustworthy to you, or are you just a naïve sort? #Quote by Cassandra Clare
Ladder quotes by N. Scott Momaday
#137. The canyon is a ladder to the plain. The valley is pale in the end of July, when the corn and melons come of age and slowly the fields are made ready for the yield, and a faint, false air of autumn - an illusion still in the land - rises somewhere away in the high north country, a vague suspicion of red and yellow on the farthest summits. And the town lies out like a scattering of bones in the heart of the land, low in the valley, where the earth is a kiln and the soil is carried here and there in the wind and all harvests are a poor survival of the seed. It is a remote place, and divided from the rest of the world by a great forked range of mountains on the north and west; by wasteland on the south and east, a region of dunes and thorns and burning columns of air; and more than these by time and silence. #Quote by N. Scott Momaday
Ladder quotes by James Lovegrove
#138. Hierarchy and discipline gave shape to the world;that was what he had always believed.Life was made easy by adherence toa rigid structure.But maybe that only really worked when you were at the top of the ladder,when you were doing well.The further down the rungs you went,the more of a victim of circumstances you became and the less it mattered whether or not you were in control. #Quote by James Lovegrove
Ladder quotes by Jon Acuff
#139. Don't climb a single rung up the entitlement ladder. Demanding something you haven't truly earned is a great way to get stuck in the land of Learning for decades, even an entire lifetime. Kick those ladders over and keep on walking. #Quote by Jon Acuff
Ladder quotes by Cher Lloyd
#140. When you got a dream,
you don't just climb half way up the ladder,
you climb all the way to the top #Quote by Cher Lloyd
Ladder quotes by Anthony Doerr
#141. Is it dawn? She climbs the ladder and presses her ear to the trapdoor. No more sirens. Maybe the house burned #Quote by Anthony Doerr
Ladder quotes by Louise Penny
#142. Clara shrugged and immediately knew her betrayal of Peter. In one easy movement she'd distanced herself from his bad behavior, even thought she herself was responsible for it. Just before everyone had arrived, she'd told Peter about her adventure with Gamache. Animated and excited she'd gabbled on about her box and the woods and the exhilarating climb up the ladder to the blind. But her wall of words hid from her a growing quietude. She failed to notice his silence, his distance, until it was too late and he'd retreated all the way to his icy island. She hated that place. From it he stood and stared, judged, and lobbed shards of sarcasm.

'You and your hero solve Jane's death?'

'I thought you'd be pleased,' she half lied. She actually hadn't thought at all, and if she had, she probably could have predicted his reaction. But since he was comfortably on his Inuk island, she'd retreat to hers, equipped with righteous indignation and warmed by moral certitude. She threw great logs of 'I'm right, you're an unfeeling bastard' onto the fire and felt secure and comforted. #Quote by Louise Penny
Ladder quotes by Nirmala Srivastava
#143. There cannot be a new religion. Religion is a continuous living process within us which is our sustenance. It's like a ladder on which we climb, leaving one by one, step by step - but not leaving the ladder. All others are required. #Quote by Nirmala Srivastava
Ladder quotes by Chip Heath
#144. Until you can ladder your way down from a change idea to a specific behavior, you're not ready to lead a switch. #Quote by Chip Heath
Ladder quotes by Allen Ginsberg
#145. Naomi: 'And when we die we become an onion, a cabbage, a carrot, or a squash, a vegetable.' I come downtown from Columbia and agree. She reads the Bible, thinks beautiful thoughts all day.
'Yesterday I saw God. What did he look like? Well, in the afternoon I climbed up a ladder - he has a cheap cabin in the country, like Monroe, N.Y. the chicken farms in the wood. He was a lonely old man with a white beard.
'I cooked supper for him. I made him a nice supper - lentil soup, vegetables, bread & butter - miltz - he sat down at the table and ate, he was sad.
'I told him, Look at all those fightings and killings down there, What's the matter? Why don't you put a stop to it?
'I try, he said - That's all he could do, he looked tired. He's a bachelor so long, and he likes lentil soup. #Quote by Allen Ginsberg
Ladder quotes by Jennifer Faye
#146. Her eyes widened as she took in what must be thousands of titles. She stepped farther into the room finding the bookcases rose up at least two stories. Like a bee to honey, she was drawn to the remarkable library. There was a ladder that glided along a set of rails to reach the top shelves. And a spiral staircase for the second floor of shelves with yet another ladder. t was truly remarkable.
She didn't know whether she had walked onto the set of My Fair Lady or the library of Beauty and the Beast. She'd never seen anything so magnificent. #Quote by Jennifer Faye
Ladder quotes by Josh Stern
#147. Some people try to climb the ladder of success, while others try to jump on it #Quote by Josh Stern
Ladder quotes by Thomas Perez
#148. Clearly, apprenticeships are a win-win: They provide workers with sturdy rungs on that ladder of opportunity and employers with the skilled workers they need to grow their businesses. And yet in America, they've traditionally been an undervalued and underutilized tool in our nation's workforce development arsenal. #Quote by Thomas Perez
Ladder quotes by Adam M. Grant
#149. The worst performers and the best performers are givers; takers and matchers are more likely to land in the middle. This pattern holds up across the board. The Belgian medical students with the lowest grades have unusually high giver scores, but so do the students with the highest grades. Over the course of medical school, being a giver accounts for 11 percent higher grades. Even in sales, I found that the least productive salespeople had 25 percent higher giver scores than average performers - but so did the most productive salespeople. The top performers were givers, and they averaged 50 percent more annual revenue than the takers and matchers. Givers dominate the bottom and the top of the success ladder. Across occupations, if you examine the link between reciprocity styles and success, the givers are more likely to become champs - not only chumps. #Quote by Adam M. Grant
Ladder quotes by Abhishek Ratna
#150. In the corporate world, what is not showcased well simply doesn't exist for any practical purpose! #Quote by Abhishek Ratna
Ladder quotes by Zig Ziglar
#151. Success is like a ladder and no one has ever climbed a ladder with their hands in their pockets. #Quote by Zig Ziglar
Ladder quotes by Henry Adams
#152. Whenever a man reaches the top of the political ladder, his enemies unite to pull him down. His friends become critical and exacting. #Quote by Henry Adams
Ladder quotes by Philip K. Dick
#153. I haven't thought much about goats," Rick said.
"May I ask if this represents a new price bracket for you?"
"Well, I don't usually carry around three thou," Rick conceded.
"I thought as much, sir, when you mentioned rabbits. The thing about rabbits, sir, is that everybody has one. I'd like to see you step up to the goat-class where I feel you belong. Frankly you look more like a goat man to me."
"What are the advantages to goats?"
The animal salesman said, "The distinct advantage of a goat is that it can be taught to butt anyone who tries to steal it."
"Not if they shoot it with a hypno-dart and descend by rope ladder from a hovering hovercar." Rick said. #Quote by Philip K. Dick
Ladder quotes by Brigid Schulte
#154. What if not just women, but both men and women, worked smart, more flexible schedules? What if the workplace itself was more fluid than the rigid and narrow ladder to success of the ideal worker? And what if both men and women became responsible for raising children and managing the home, sharing work, love, and play? Could everyone then live whole lives? #Quote by Brigid Schulte
Ladder quotes by Brian Tracy
#155. Stephen Covey says, "Before you begin scrambling up the ladder of success, make sure that it is leaning against the right building." Step #Quote by Brian Tracy
Ladder quotes by Benny Bellamacina
#156. If it's taking to long to get up the career ladder, get a career lift. #Quote by Benny Bellamacina
Ladder quotes by Zig Ziglar
#157. You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure. #Quote by Zig Ziglar
Ladder quotes by Chip Heath
#158. ladder your way down from a change idea to a specific behavior, you #Quote by Chip Heath
Ladder quotes by Jennifer L. Armentrout
#159. How about you get on my back? So in a way you're not being carried – you're riding me." I paused and then winked.
Kat stared.
"What?" I laughed, and her eyes immediately narrowed.
"You should see yourself right now. Like a kitten – that's what I keep telling you. Your hackles are raised."
Her eyes rolled as she shuffled behind me. "You should conserve your energy and stop talking."
"You'll get over it." She placed her hands on my shoulders. "Besides, you could be knocked down a peg or two."
"Baby, I'm so far up the ladder there aren't any pegs under me to be knocked down."
"Wow", she said. "That's a new one."
"You loved it." .. "Hold on, Kitten. I'm going to start to glow just a little, and we're going to go fast."
"I like when you glow. It's like having my own personal flashlight."
I grinned. "Glad I can be of assistance."
She patted my chest. "Giddy up. #Quote by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Ladder quotes by David Mitchell
#160. Our weaponry was not dropped onto our laps one morning. It is not manna from Sinai's skies. Since Agincourt, the White man has refined & evolved the gunpowder sciences until our modern armies may field muskets by the tens of thousands! Aha!' you will ask, yes, 'But why us Aryans? Why not the Unipeds of Ur or the Mandrakes of Mauritius?' Because, Preacher, of all the world's races, our love - or rather our rapacity - for treasure, gold, spices & dominion, oh, most of all, sweet dominion, is the keenest, the hungriest, the most unscrupulous! This rapacity yes, powers our Progress; for ends infernal or divine I know not. Nor do you know, sir. Nor do I overly care. I feel only gratitude that my Maker cast me on the winning side. #Quote by David Mitchell
Ladder quotes by Veronica Roth
#161. They respond to movement only, so ... don't fall off the ladder," I say. "Whoever goes first will secure the ladder on the other side."
I notice that Marcus, who is supposed to selflessly offer himself up for every task, does not volunteer.
"Not feeling very Stiff today, Marcus?" says Christina.
"If I were you, I would be careful who you insult," he says. "I am still the only person here who can find what we're looking for."
"Is that a threat?"
"I'll go," I say, before Marcus can answer. "I'm part Stiff too, right? #Quote by Veronica Roth
Ladder quotes by Victoria Chang
#162. Whether people like your work or not, but it's also based on a lot of other things - geography, who you happen to connect with and where they sit in that ladder - and all of that felt really isolating and disheartening to me when I figured it out. #Quote by Victoria Chang
Ladder quotes by Martin Luther
#163. For as soon as Christ says: 'This is my body,' his body is present through the Word and the power of the Holy Spirit. If the Word is not there, it is mere bread; but as soon as the words are added they bring with them that of which they speak.

Moreover, we believe that Christ, according to his human nature, is put over all creatures [Eph. 1:22] and fills all things, as Paul says in Eph. 4[:10]. Not only according to his divine nature, but also according to his human nature, he is a lord of all things, has all things in his hand, and is present everywhere. If I am to follow the fanatics who say that this is not fitting, then I must deny Christ. We read of Stephen in Acts 7[:56] that he said: 'I see the heavens opened, and Jesus standing at the right hand of the Father.' How does he see Christ? He need not raise his eyes on high. Christ is around us and in us in all places. Those people understand nothing of this. They also say that he sits at the right hand of God, but what it means that Christ ascends to heaven and sits there, they do not know. It is not the same as when you climb up a ladder into the house. It means rather that he is above all creatures and in all and beyond all creatures. That he was taken up bodily, however, occurred as a sign of this. Therefore he now has all things before his eyes, more than I have you before my eyes, and he is closer to us than any creature is to another. #Quote by Martin Luther
Ladder quotes by Judith M Bardwick
#164. The message to organizations is this: You have to increase the number of categories of contributing, or the types of career paths, which people can experience as successful. You cannot restrict esteem to the fewer and fewer who will be climbing up the management ladder. You need to have the majority of your people feeling like winners. #Quote by Judith M Bardwick
Ladder quotes by F. Scott Fitzgerald
#165. Out of the corner of his eye Gatsby saw that the blocks of the sidewalks really formed a ladder and mounted to a secret place above the trees - he could climb to it, if he climbed alone, and once there he could suck on the pap of life, gulp down the incomparable milk of wonder. #Quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ladder quotes by J. Cole
#166. Life is a movie, pick your own role, Climb your own ladder or you dig your own hole. #Quote by J. Cole
Ladder quotes by Pietra Brettkelly
#167. It might sound crazy, but filming in a conflict zone, in Afghanistan, and being a female filmmaker was the easy part. I found people open and understanding of the importance and beauty of filmic storytelling. I never had to explain why Jake Bryant, my Director of Photography, and I were climbing up a ladder to get a high shot, or running ahead to get an arrival shot, or filming weeks after weeks, months after months, collecting so much material. The process was respected and honored. #Quote by Pietra Brettkelly
Ladder quotes by Richelle Mead
#168. Can you come over to Amberwood? I need you to help me break curfew and escape my dorm."
There were a few moments of silence. "Sage, I've been waiting two months to hear you say those words. You want me to bring a ladder? #Quote by Richelle Mead
Ladder quotes by Jose Saramago
#169. They always left the thermos full, ready for their return home. The five minutes devoted to that small late-night feast made them feel rather special, as if they had suddenly left the mediocrity of their lives behind them and risen a few rungs on the economic ladder. The kitchen disappeared and gave way to an intimate little drawing room with expensive furniture and paintings on the wall and a piano in one corner. #Quote by Jose Saramago
Ladder quotes by Vikrmn
#170. Ladder of success is made by nails of Patience. #Quote by Vikrmn
Ladder quotes by Edgar Wilson Nye
#171. Spring comes with joyous laugh, and song, and sunshine, and the burnt sacrifice of the over-ripe boot and the hoary overshoe. The cowboy and the new milch cow carol their roundelay. So does the veteran hen. The common egg of commerce begins to come forth into the market at a price where it can be secured with a step-ladder, and all nature seems tickled. #Quote by Edgar Wilson Nye
Ladder quotes by Glenn Hoddle
#172. International football is one clog further up the football ladder #Quote by Glenn Hoddle
Ladder quotes by John Hope Bryant
#173. True leaders are ladder builders; they're not ladder climbers. The ladder builder is always saying, "What can I do to help you? How would I make you successful? If you make your team successful, your team's going to make you successful"
- David L. Brewer III #Quote by John Hope Bryant
Ladder quotes by Dallas Willard
#174. Individually the disciple and friend of Jesus who has learned to work shoulder to shoulder with his or her Lord stands in this world as a point of contact between heaven and earth, a kind of Jacob's ladder by which the angels of God may ascend from and descend into human life. Thus the disciple stands as an envoy or a receiver by which the kingdom of God is conveyed into every quarter of human affairs. #Quote by Dallas Willard
Ladder quotes by Stephen Richards
#175. You can forget trying to climb the success ladder, all you will ever need in life is brought to you in the Cosmic Ordering elevator. #Quote by Stephen Richards
Ladder quotes by Becky Stark
#176. When levitation fails, a ladder prevails. #Quote by Becky Stark
Ladder quotes by Sirshree
When wisdom awakens within you, illusion itself will remind you of God. The illusion, which was deluding you, will itself become the ladder for attainment of God. #Quote by Sirshree
Ladder quotes by Vladimir Nabokov
#178. Toward nightfall, Khrenov's temperature had risen. The thermometer was warm, alive - the column of mercury climbed high on the little red ladder. For a long time he muttered unintelligibly, kept biting his lips and gently shaking his head. Then he fell asleep. Natasha undressed by a candle's wan flame, and saw her reflection in the murky glass of the window - her pale, thin neck, the dark braid that had fallen across her clavicle. She stood like that, in motionless languor, and suddenly it seemed to her that the room, together with the couch, the table littered with cigarette stubs, the bed on which, with open mouth, a sharp-nosed, sweaty old man slept restlessly - all this started to move, and was now floating, like the deck of a ship, into the black night. #Quote by Vladimir Nabokov
Ladder quotes by J.G. Ballard
#179. When he had first met her, Royal had taken for granted her absolute self-confidence, but in fact the reverse was true - far from being sure of herself, Anne needed constantly to re-establish her position on the top rung of the ladder. By comparison, the professional people around her, who had achieved everything as a result of their own talents, were models of self-assurance #Quote by J.G. Ballard
Ladder quotes by Matshona Dhliwayo
#180. Today is tomorrow's stepping stone, but for the wise it is a ladder. #Quote by Matshona Dhliwayo
Ladder quotes by James Russell Lowell
#181. 'Tis sorrow builds the shining ladder up, Whose golden rounds are our calamities, Whereon our firm feet planting, nearer God The spirit climbs, and hath its eyes unsealed. True it is that Death's face seems stern and cold When he is sent to summon those we love; But all God's angels come to us disguised; Sorrow and sickness, poverty and death, One after another, lift their frowning masks, And we behold the Seraph's face beneath, All radiant with the Glory and the calm Of having looked upon the front of God. #Quote by James Russell Lowell
Ladder quotes by J.K. Rowling
#182. That's your ghoul, isn't it?" asked Harry, who had never actually met the creature that sometimes disrupted the nightly silence.
"Yeah, it is," said Ron, climbing the ladder. "Come and have a look at him."
Harry followed Ron up the few short steps into the tiny attic space. His head and shoulders were in the room before he caught sight of the creature curled up a few feet from him, fast asleep in the gloom with its large mouth wide open.
"But it . . . it looks . . . do ghouls normally wear pajamas?"
"No," said Ron. "Nor have they usually got red hair or that number of pustules."
Harry contemplated the thing, slightly revolted. It was human in shape and size, and was wearing what, now that Harry's eyes became used to the darkness, was clearly an old pair of Ron's pajamas. He was also sure that ghouls were generally rather slimy and bald, rather than distinctly hairy and covered in angry purple blisters.
"He's me, see?" said Ron.
"No," said Harry. "I don't."
"I'll explain it back in my room, the smell's getting to me," said Ron. They climbed back down the ladder, which Ron returned to the ceiling, and rejoined Hermione, who was still sorting books.
"Once we've left, the ghoul's going to come and live down here in my room," said Ron. "I think he's really looking forward to it - well, it's hard to tell, because all he can do is moan and drool - but he nods a lot when you mention it. Anyway, he's going to be me with spattergroit. Good, #Quote by J.K. Rowling
Ladder quotes by Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding
#183. Animals are our younger brothers and sisters, also on the ladder of evolution but a few rungs lower. It is an important part of our responsibilities to help them in their ascent, and not to retard their development by cruel exploitation of their helplessness. #Quote by Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding
Ladder quotes by John L. Parker Jr.
#184. People conceptualize conditioning in different ways," he said. "Some think it's a ladder straight up. Others see plateaus, blockages, ceilings. I see it as a geometric spiraling upward, with each spin of the circle taking you a different distance upward. Some spins may even take you downward, just gathering momentum for the next upswing. Sometimes you will work your fanny off and see very little gain; other times you will amaze yourself and not really know why. #Quote by John L. Parker Jr.
Ladder quotes by Carlos Wallace
#185. There's a difference between an opportunist, and someone who seizes an opportunity. One selfishly harvests the fruits of another's labor, the other strategically helps plant the seeds. The latter can be an asset, the former will always be a leech. That climb to the top is already back breaking enough! Don't carry opportunists up your ladder of success! #Quote by Carlos Wallace
Ladder quotes by Johanna Spyri
#186. Not long after, and while it was still twilight, the grandfather also went to bed, for he was up every morning at sunrise, and the sun came climbing up over the mountains at a very early hour during these summer months. The wind grew so tempestuous during the night, and blew in such gusts against the walls, that the hut trembled and the old beams groaned and creaked. It came howling and wailing down the chimney like voices of those in pain, and it raged with such fury among the old fir trees that here and there a branch was snapped and fell. In the middle of the night the old man got up. "The child will be frightened," he murmured half aloud. He mounted the ladder and went and stood by the child's bed.

Outside the moon was struggling with the dark, fast-driving clouds, which at one moment left it clear and shining, and the next swept over it, and all again was dark. Just now the moonlight was falling through the round window straight on to Heidi's bed. She lay under the heavy coverlid, her cheeks rosy with sleep, her head peacefully resting on her little round arm, and with a happy expression on her baby face as if dreaming of something pleasant. The old man stood looking down on the sleeping child until the moon again disappeared behind the clouds and he could see no more, then he went back to bed. #Quote by Johanna Spyri
Ladder quotes by 'SON Of GOD' P.S.Jagadeesh Kumar
#187. People forget the ladder which raised them and remember the pillar which hold them #Quote by 'SON Of GOD' P.S.Jagadeesh Kumar
Ladder quotes by Tim Pratt
#188. B looked down the shaft, at a metal ladder and darkness beyond. "Me first?"
Of course. You're the apprentice, so you always go first into the unknown. If anyone's going to be eaten by a grue, it should be you."
Tough job. But at least the hours are terrible. #Quote by Tim Pratt
Ladder quotes by Sijdah Hussain
#189. The worst thing about being underweight or overweight; too dark or too white – in short too plain and bland in someone's perception is the fact that most people just end up talking to you because they feel you can be a good stepping stone. And guess what – it sucks! It sucks being the ladder to so many, helping everyone grow and bloom, only to find yourself splayed upon the mud to be used as a path from one person to another. Not moving an inch. Just lying there on the sticky dirt infused ground – hoping someone would help you up – no one ever comes. The only person who can help you crawl out is yourself. Get up. Try. Just try.
You ARE Enough! #Quote by Sijdah Hussain
Ladder quotes by Dave Barry
#190. At a national political convention, you have hundreds of people who consider themselves at least as important as the Secretary of Commerce. If it's a Democratic convention, you also have dozens of A-list Hollywood and music celebrities. (If it's a Republican convention, you have Bo Derek.) Also you have swarms of lower-ranking Washington minions with titles like Deputy Assistant to the Associate Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff who are trying to move up the ladder to Deputy Associate to the Assistant Acting Deputy Assistant Understudy. #Quote by Dave Barry
Ladder quotes by Alfred North Whitehead
#191. Without deductive logic science would be entirely useless. It is merely a barren game to ascend from the particular to the general, unless afterwards we can reverse the process and descend from the general to the particular, ascending and descending like angels on Jacob's ladder. #Quote by Alfred North Whitehead
Ladder quotes by Colette
#192. It can't drag on this way much longer," she said to herself. "One evening he'll whistle under my window, I'll go down by a ladder or a knotted rope and he will carry me away on a motorcycle, off to a den where his subjects will be assembled. He'll say: 'Here is your new Queen.' And ... and ... it will be terrible!"
viii. Their Queen is away and anarchy reigns! The Journal said so! How grand to be Queen, with a red ribbon and a revolver ... #Quote by Colette
Ladder quotes by Clare Boothe Luce
#193. Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount. #Quote by Clare Boothe Luce
Ladder quotes by Martin Fossum
#194. You are in the hands of experts who have researched and perfected a system of corporate ladder climbing that, until recently, no one has dared consider feasible. #Quote by Martin Fossum
Ladder quotes by Sheryl Sandberg
#195. The ability to forge a unique path with occasional dips, detours, and even dead ends presents a better chance for fulfillment. Plus, a jungle gym provides great views for many people, not just those at the top. On a ladder, most climbers are stuck staring at the butt of the person above. #Quote by Sheryl Sandberg
Ladder quotes by Sara Sheridan
#196. Writing is a profession that has no real career structure and your best advice when you hit a difficulty is probably going to come from another writer one or two rungs on the career ladder ahead of you. #Quote by Sara Sheridan
Ladder quotes by Marie Rutkoski
#197. Arin, are you all right?"
"How?" He managed. "How did her arm break?"
"She fell of a ladder."
He must have visibly relaxed, because his cousin raised her brows and looked ready to scold.
"I imagined something worse," he tried to explain.
She appeared to understand his relief that pain, if it had to come, came this time without malice. Just and accident. Done by no one. The luck, sometimes of life. A bad slip that ends with bread, and someone to bind you. #Quote by Marie Rutkoski
Ladder quotes by Rachel Joyce
#198. My dad was always busy. You would pop round for a cup of tea, and within minutes you would see him walking past with a step-ladder. He was always fixing things. #Quote by Rachel Joyce
Ladder quotes by Sun Tzu
#199. The business of a general is to kick away the ladder behind soldiers when they have climbed up a height. #Quote by Sun Tzu
Ladder quotes by Sherman Alexie
#200. Scholars talk about the endless cycle of poverty and racism and classism and crime. But I don't see it as a cycle, as a circle. I see it as a locked room filled with the people who share my DNA. This room has recently been set afire and there's only one escape hatch, ten feet off the ground. And I know I have to build a ladder out of the bones of my fallen family in order to climb to safety.
pg 311 #Quote by Sherman Alexie

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