We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
There would be no need for love if perfection were possible. Love arises from our imperfection, from our being different and always in need of the forgiveness, encouragement and that missing half of ourselves that we are searching for, as the Greek myth tells us, in order to complete ourselves.
If you don’t think every day is a good day, just try missing one.
Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right. He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.
If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple of payments.
When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude.
There’s a waterfall of content that you’re missing out on.
Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.
When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.
Having children showed me a whole different kind of love that I had never known. It was something that had always been missing. Complete love. I would die for them.
Love is the missing factor; there is a lack of affection, of warmth in relationship; and because we lack that love, that tenderness, that generosity, that mercy in relationship, we escape into mass action, which produces further confusion, further misery.
My advice to anybody, including myself, is if you’re going through a bad period, and you just can’t see the world’s on your shoulders and no day is a good day, you’re missing the whole point of the experience. And that’s something dogs know from the moment they come bounding up to you as a puppy.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Diversity really means becoming complete as human beings – all of us. We learn from each other. If you’re missing on that stage, we learn less. We all need to be on that stage.
If you have love in your life, it can make up for a great many things that are missing. If you don’t have love in your life, no matter what else there is, it’s not enough.
Grace, respect, reserve, and empathetic listening are qualities sorely missing from the public discourse now.
A lot of young players don’t really know much about the history of the game and a lot of them are missing out on what the game is all about, especially the whole concept of sportsmanship and teamwork.
I came from a very loving home, had a happy life with no great aspirations, but going to the seminary changed me. There was a chunk of my childhood missing. Once I’d realised it wasn’t for me, I still felt a tremendous pressure to continue for fear of letting everybody down.
Life is like a box of crayons. Most people are the 8-color boxes, but what you’re really looking for are the 64-color boxes with the sharpeners on the back. I fancy myself to be a 64-color box, though I’ve got a few missing.
The computer can’t tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what’s missing is the eyebrows.
The Bermuda Triangle got tired of warm weather. It moved to Alaska. Now Santa Claus is missing.
I was sure that somewhere a grandiose carnival was going on in the sky, and I was missing it.
Foreign languages was the only thing that interested me when I was at school, so playing in another language… it is quite demanding because if it is not your mother tongue, you are missing some connotations and some emotional depth of certain things.
FOMO (fear of missing out) is the enemy of valuing your own time.
When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.
In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
Finding ballet was like finding this missing piece of myself.
People’s hands fascinate me. It’s tempting to look at a businessman’s left hand and see if there’s an indentation from a missing wedding ring. Or maybe there’s a tan line and the skin is pressed down where’s he’s worked a ring off his finger.
Most of us think of pride as self-centeredness, conceit, boastfulness, arrogance, or haughtiness. All of these are elements of the sin, but the heart, or core, is still missing. The central feature of pride is enmity – enmity toward God and enmity toward our fellowmen.
There are some people who might have better technique than me, and some may be fitter than me, but the main thing is tactics. With most players, tactics are missing. You can divide tactics into insight, trust, and daring. In the tactical area, I think I just have more than most other players.
Although I started off as a child artist, I left acting in between, as I felt that I was missing the fun of school days. But a little later, I became keen on acting again and started going for auditions.
There’s something missing in the music industry today… and it’s music. Songs you hear don’t last, it’s just product fed to you by the industry.
What dinosaur traits are missing from an ostrich? The ostrich has a toothless beak, but there are mutations that cause teeth and claws to come back to their mouth and limbs. You need to replace the feathers with scales, but there are no feathers on their legs and feet, so you just need to make its whole body like its legs are.
L.A. is great, but it’s a completely different beast. I go back to Minnesota, and I borrow a bike from my neighbor and go around Lake Harriet saying ‘Hi’ to people. Some of that is missing in L.A.
Pirate ships were built for stealth and invisibility. They filed no manifests with any agency or government. When they went missing or sunk, nobody went looking for them. They simply disappeared into the ether.
Don’t be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.
Missing out an apostrophe or two does not make you an idiot. But equating party allegiance with nationhood certainly makes you a thug. And thugs don’t often notice that they’re thugs, usually because they’re also idiots.
If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.
As Luke 24 shows, it’s possible to read the Bible, study the Bible, and memorize large portions of the Bible, while missing the whole point of the Bible.
People always make a lot about how I don’t carry grudges. That’s my religious upbringing. I went nine years without missing Sunday school. Lutheran. I can’t live with hatred inside of me. That’s what I learned. I ain’t scared of dying, either.