64 Scope Quotes On Success In Life

These scope quotes will inspire you. Scope, the extent of the area or subject matter that something deals with or to which it is relevant.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scope quotes, scope sayings, and scope proverbs.

Best Scope Quotes

  1. “The most common mistake you’ll make is forgetting to keep your own scorecard. Very little at work reinforces your ability to do this, so you will have to be vigilant. When evaluators give you an assessment, they are just guessing at who you are; they certainly are not the ones who know your potential. They can rate you and influence you, but they don’t get to define you. That’s your most honorable assignment: to define, every day through the way you deliver your work, the scope and nature of your inherent abilities.” ~ Charlotte Beers
  2. “Every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of his abilities, and for no more.” ~ Mary Abigail Dodge
  3. “I had a mind to make a body of more or less connected legend, ranging from the large and cosmogonic, to the level of romantic fairy-story – the larger founded on the lesser in contact with the earth, the lesser drawing splendour from the vast backcloths – which I could dedicate simply to: to England; to my country. … I would draw some of the great tales in fullness, and leave many only placed in the scheme, and sketched. The cycles should be linked to a majestic whole, and yet leave scope for other minds and hands, wielding paint and music and drama.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  4. “Being a journalist is good if you want to write books: it teaches you to get beyond the blank screen. My books have been described as froth but there’s scope to be witty and ironic about everything in life.” ~ Sophie Kinsella

  5. “Every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of his abilities, and for no more, and none can tell whose sphere is the largest.” ~ Robert H. Schuller
  6. “In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.” ~ B. R. Ambedkar
  7. “Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule.” ~ Edward Gibbon
  8. “After September 11, the European governments have completely failed. They are incapable of seeing beyond their own national scope of interests.” ~ Jurgen Habermas

  9. “For I am bound with fleshly bands,
    Joy, beauty, lie beyond my scope;
    I strain my heart, I stretch my hands,
    And catch at hope.” ~ Christina Rossetti
  10. “The white man knows what a revolution is. He knows that the Black Revolution is worldwide in scope and in nature. The Black Revolution is sweeping Asia, is sweeping Africa, is rearing its head in Latin America. The Cuban Revolution – that’s a revolution. They overturned the system. Revolution is in Asia, revolution is in Africa, and the white man is screaming because he sees revolution in Latin America. How do you think he’ll react to you when you learn what a real revolution is?” ~ Malcolm X
  11. “The evidence that at least one extraterrestrial civilization has visited Earth is extensive both in scope and detail. In its totality it comprises a body of evidence which at the very least supports the general assessment that extraterrestrial life has been detected, and that a vigorous program of research and serious diplomatic initiatives is warranted.” ~ Steven M. Greer
  12. “Acts of anti-Semitism in countries throughout the world, including some of the world’s strongest democracies, have increased significantly in frequency and scope over the last several years.” ~ Tim Holden

  13. “My parents didn’t give me any scope to feel sorry for myself. They were just like ‘go play with your brother, go climb a tree, go fall off your motorbike, do whatever you want. Don’t come crying to us when you get scratched. You’ve got prosthetic legs – that’s very nice.” ~ Oscar Pistorius
  14. “In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements are labored, and results are humdrum.” ~ Joseph de Maistre
  15. “The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion of what we call human life – to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility, scope, even dignity.” ~ Archibald MacLeish
  16. “The adjustment of reality to the masses and of the masses to reality is a process of unlimited scope, as much for thinking as for perception.” ~ Walter Benjamin

  17. “Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope.” ~ P. J. O’Rourke
  18. “Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  19. “It is necessary for him who lays out a state and arranges laws for it to presuppose that all men are evil and that they are always going to act according to the wickedness of their spirits whenever they have free scope.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  20. “Do not wait for enough time or money to accomplish what you think you have in mind. Work with what you have right now. Work with the people around you right now…. Do not wait for what you assume is the appropriate, stress-free environment in which to generate expression…. Do not wait till you are sure that you know what you are doing…. What you do now, what you make of your present circumstances, will determine the quality and scope of your future endeavors.” ~ Anne Bogart
  21. “If you practice in accord with your individual capacity, little by little you will find more pleasure and joy in it. As you gain inner strength, your positive actions will gain in profundity and scope.” ~ Dalai Lama

  22. “What business needs now is exactly what women are able to provide, and at the very time when women are surging into the work force. But perhaps even more important than work force numbers is the fact that women – who began this sweeping entry in the mid-seventies – are just now beginning to assume positions of leadership, which give them the scope to create and reinforce the trends toward change. The confluence is fortunate, an alignment that gives women unique opportunities to assist in the continuing transformation of the workplace.” ~ Sally Helgesen
  23. “Still this planet’s soil for noble deeds grants scope abounding.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  24. “In an atmosphere of ahimsa, one has no scope to put his ahimsa to the test. It can be tested only in the face of himsa.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  25. “There is not one piece of cosmic dust that is outside the scope of God’s sovereign providence.” ~ R. C. Sproul

  26. “In terms of scope, and in terms of sheer number of characters, we went beyond our limits long ago.” ~ Masahiro Sakurai
  27. “We may be forced to consume considerable time before the spirit cooperates. For example, God would like to enlarge the scope of our prayer to include the nations in order to defeat all the behind-the-scene works of Satan. Or He may want us to intercede for all sinners worldwide for the entire church.” ~ Watchman Nee
  28. “Imagination is potentially infinite. Though actually we are limited to the types of experience for which we possess organs, those organs are somewhat plastic. Opportunity will change their scope and even their center.” ~ George Santayana

  29. “IT is reported of Margaret Fuller that she said she accepted the universe. “Gad, she’d better!” retorted Carlyle. Carlyle himself did not accept the universe in a very whole-hearted manner. Looking up at the midnight stars, he exclaimed: “A sad spectacle! If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly; if they be not inhabited, what a waste of space!”” ~ John Burroughs
  30. “Science is a field which grows continuously with ever expanding frontiers. Further, it is truly international in scope. Science is a collaborative effort. The combined results of several people working together is often much more effective than could be that of an individual scientist working alone.” ~ John Bardeen
  31. “Over the years, I learned so much from mom. She taught me about the importance of home and history and family and tradition. She also taught me that aging need not mean narrowing the scope of your activities and interests or a diminution of the great pleasures to be had in the everyday.” ~ Martha Stewart
  32. “A sad spectacle. If they be inhabited, what a scope for misery and folly. If they be not inhabited, what a waste of space.” ~ Thomas Carlyle

  33. “I can promise you none of these things. No sphere of usefulness; you are not needed there at all. No scope of your talents; only forgiveness for having perverted them. No atmosphere of inquiry, for I will bring you to the land not of questions but of answers, and you shall see the face of God. (pg 40)” ~ C. S. Lewis
  34. “It is a remarkable fact that the second law of thermodynamics has played in the history of science a fundamental role far beyond its original scope. Suffice it to mention Boltzmann’s work on kinetic theory, Planck’s discovery of quantum theory or Einstein’s theory of spontaneous emission, which were all based on the second law of thermodynamics.” ~ Ilya Prigogine
  35. “If you’re the type of person who wants to associate exclusively with those who perfectly mirror your own ethical worldview, you’re reducing significantly the scope of your potential life experience.” ~ Chuck Klosterman
  36. “His heart is a desert island…. The whole scope, the whole energy of his mind surround and protect him; his depths isolate him and guard him against the truth. He flatters himself that he is entirely alone there…. Patience, dear lady. Perhaps, one day, he will discover some footprint on the sand…. What holy and happy terror, what salutary fright, once he recognizes in that pure sign of grace that his island is mysteriously inhabited!” ~ Paul Valery
  37. “Ultimate questions will always lie beyond the scope of empirical science as it is.” ~ Paul Davies

  38. “I am very excited to accept the role of Honorary Patron with Hope Air because of the national scope of the organization and the very real impact they have on Canadians who need to travel to healthcare.” ~ Rick Mercer
  39. “Multi-sensory perception is also the ability to see meaning in everyday experiences…You have non-physical guides and teachers. You access them through your intuition. You hear them ‘so to speak’ through your insights, inspirations, and clarity. Non-physical teachers cannot control you. You must always decide for yourself how you will use your energy, what you will create. They will assist you to see your choices and the consequences of each. They will guide you to the full scope and depth of your power. How you use your power is up to you.” ~ Gary Zukav
  40. “Nothing should be considered outside the scope of God’s authority.” ~ Max Anders
  41. “The difference between this film [Your highness] and Pineapple Express was pretty much in the logistics of the technical ambition of the movie, and the size and scope of the movie. Pineapple Express was a great success, and that was something that we wanted to capitalize on, but we wanted this movie to be bigger, more adventuresome, bring a bigger audience to the movie, and challenge ourselves to do something new.” ~ David Gordon Green
  42. “To find the unlimited scope of human possibility, look within yourself.” ~ Jim Valvano

  43. “God’s Word is not presented in Scripture in the form of a theological system, but it admits of being stated in that form, and, indeed, requires to be so stated before we can properly grasp it – grasp it, that is, as a whole. Every text has its immediate context in the passage from which it comes, its broader context in the book to which it belongs, and its ultimate context in the Bible as a whole; and it needs to be rightly related to each of these contexts if its character, scope and significance is to be adequately understood.” ~ J. I. Packer
  44. “Perhaps the best hope for the future of mankind is that ways will be found of increasing the scope and intensity of sympathy.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  45. “Fiscal conservatism is just an easy way to express something that is a bit more difficult, which is that the size and scope of government, and really the size and scope of politics in our lives, has grown uncomfortable, unwieldy, intrusive and inefficient.” ~ P. J. O’Rourke
  46. “Human rights without responsibility, without a sense of decency, a sense of compassion, is not good enough for a society to flourish… We need to broaden our scope from the legalistic language to the language of the heart.” ~ Tu Weiming
  47. “By looking at the questions the kids are asking, we learn the scope of what needs to be done.” ~ Buffy Sainte-Marie

  48. “Considering the great importance to the public liberty of the freedom of the press, and the difficulty of submitting it to very precise rules, the laws have thought it less mischievous to give greater scope to its freedom than to the restraint of it.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  49. “As Karl Marx once noted: ‘Hegel remarks somewhere that all great, world-historical facts and personages occur, as it were, twice. He forgot to add: the first time as tragedy, the second as farce.’ William Jennings Bryan and the Scopes trial was a tragedy. The creationists and intelligent design theorists are a farce.” ~ Michael Shermer
  50. “Being a female director become as professional as your male colleagues and forget the whole question about being female. You are female anyway and it is going to work in your favor. The scope of female professional superiority can be understood by so few men that mostly they do not miss it.” ~ Pirjo Honkasalo
  51. “We have been living amidst one of the great revolutions of human history, and we hardly know it: the penetration of the State into every aspect of human life and society. Some people regard this as good and “progressive,” others regard it as tyrannical; but either way, it’s a fact, a transformation as great as, say, the Industrial Revolution. Absolutely nothing is now beyond the scope of State power.” ~ Joseph Sobran
  52. “The end of knowledge is power … the scope of all speculation is the performing of some action or thing to be done.” ~ Thomas Hobbes

  53. “It does not make you less of a woman to need a man. To need one to exist, yes, this is nonsense. To need one to give one scope and importance, this is dishonest. But to need a man, one man, to bring joy and passion? This is life” ~ Nora Roberts
  54. “Your woe hath been my anguish; yea, I quail And perish in your perishing unblest. And I have searched the highths and depths, the scope Of all our universe, with desperate hope To find some solace for your wild unrest.” ~ James Thomson
  55. “Is it thy will, thy image should keep open My heavy eyelids to the weary night? Dost thou desire my slumbers should be broken, While shadows like to thee do mock my sight? Is it thy spirit that thou send’st from thee So far from home into my deeds to pry, To find out shames and idle hours in me, The scope and tenor of thy jealousy? O, no! thy love, though much, is not so great: It is my love that keeps mine eye awake: Mine own true love that doth my rest defeat, To play the watchman ever for thy sake: For thee watch I, whilst thou dost wake elsewhere, From me far off, with others all too near.” ~ William Shakespeare
  56. “‘Dreamsongs’ allows me to show the scope of my writing – with personal commentary that puts the works in context and includes some autobiographical details intended to reveal how each piece came to be, what it represents, and how it has formed, or been informed by, my philosophy of writing.” ~ George R. R. Martin
  57. “The Westerns I like aren’t really comedies. I’m drawn to the scope of them and the land as a central character.” ~ Tom Selleck

  58. “Look at the scope of writers who sell stuff. I’m at the very top of the power curve in terms of sales.” ~ Tucker Max
  59. “Folk music usually has an emphasis on the lyrics and melody. And those lyrics are usually relevant in some way. And it’s populist in scope, which is also true of Bad Religion. So it’s more meant to draw some parallels between the two. And I think even my voice and my delivery can be thought of as a little bit folky.” ~ Greg Graffin
  60. “You want to know what a robot’s designed for. And if it’s doing something outside the scope of what it’s made to do, you should be very suspicious.” ~ Daniel H. Wilson
  61. “What I want to write about has changed somewhat, and the scope of the storytelling has changed accordingly.” ~ Terry Brooks

  62. “We’ve protected thousands of people in Libya; we have not seen a single U.S. casualty; there’s no risks of additional escalation. This operation is limited in time and in scope.” ~ Barack Obama
  63. “Some calamities – the 1929 stock market crash, Pearl Harbor, 9/11 – have come like summer lightning, as bolts from the blue. The looming crisis of America’s Ponzi entitlement structure is different. Driven by the demographics of an aging population, its causes, timing and scope are known.” ~ George Will
  64. “I’m being driven crazy by people who are obsessed with limiting the scope of government, but feel perfectly free to demand that government get involved in women’s most personal choices.” ~ Gail Collins

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