65 Section Quotes On Success In Life

These section quotes will inspire you. Section, any of the more or less distinct parts into which something is or may be divided or from which it is made up or a distinct group within a larger body of people or things.

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

Best Section Quotes

  1. “A schedule defends from chaos and whim. A net for catching days.” ~ Annie Dillard
  2. “Labor produces marvels for the rich but it produces deprivation for the worker. It produces palaces, but hovels for the worker. It produces beauty, but deformity for the worker. It replaces labor by machines, but it throws one section of the workers back to barbaric labor, and it turns the remainder into machines.” ~ Karl Marx
  3. “My ego only needs a good rhythm section” ~ Miles Davis
  4. “There’s no smoking section in heaven.” ~ Robert Duvall

  5. “Their preservation depends upon a sentiment. As sentiment never yet annihilated a paying industry, we cannot hope to stay, wholly, the ax and saw of the lumberman. But popular opinion, combined with action, if directed intelligently towards the setting apart of some one section of the noble redwood forests… will, I believe, save for our present delight and for that of the generations who come after us, at least one grand forest of the Sequoia sempervirens such as the world cannot show elsewhere, such as a thousand years cannot reproduce.” ~ Frank Howard Clark
  6. “One summer day, while I was walking along the country road on the farm where I was born, a section of the stone wall opposite me, and not more than three or four yards distant, suddenly fell down. Amid the general stillness and immobility about me the effect was quite startling. … It was the sudden summing up of half a century or more of atomic changes in the material of the wall. A grain or two of sand yielded to the pressure of long years, and gravity did the rest.” ~ John Burroughs
  7. “If Barack Obama’s policies, as he just put the new stages through into operation, if that policy is allowed, you’re going to see, open, Hitler-style genocide applied to a large section of the population, who are considered “not fit to survive,” “not fit to live”! Just like Hitler, “lives unfit to live.”” ~ Lyndon LaRouche
  8. “The separating of a section of America for Afro- Americans is similar to expecting a heaven in the sky somewhere after you die.” ~ Malcolm X

  9. “You can’t find me 20 children in Chicago, I don’t care which section you go in – you can be on Michigan Avenue or here – and they won’t be able to tell you that y is a vowel when it’s the final syllable in a word, as in Nancy and icy. And no one bothers to teach the rules anymore – “i before e except after c.”” ~ Marva Collins
  10. “I think various places in this country are ready to explode. I think [race relations] are very tense. I think that [Barack] Obama has divided the country as far as race relations are concerned, and I think that you have certain sections, and you have lots of different locations within this country that potentially are powder kegs.” ~ Donald Trump
  11. “These were African-Arab-Asian values. The only section of Europe that had a high value system during the Dark Ages was the, were those on the Iberian Peninsula in the Spanish-Portuguese area, southern France.” ~ Malcolm X
  12. “If something is opinion, put it in the opinion section: Don’t put it in the facts section.” ~ Barbara Boxer

  13. “It’s plain that the American right wing, the Republicans and some sections of the Democratic Party, don’t really care about international norms. They believe in the executive authority of the president. They don’t even believe the United Nations or international law should play any role vis-à-vis American policymaking.” ~ Vijay Prashad
  14. “I grew up Southern Baptist, so my experience was fairly conservative. Not archly so, but I think Memphis – when you get to certain parts of Memphis – are more liberal for sure. But I grew up, until I was about 13 or 14, in a section called Whitehaven, and then we moved to a suburb called Germantown – which is a pretty conservative area.” ~ Chris Parnell
  15. “… my century.. is unique in the history of men for two reasons. It is the first century since life began when a decisive part of the most articulate section of mankind has not merely ceased to believe in God, but has deliberately rejected God. And it is the century in which this religious rejection has taken a specifically political form.” ~ Whittaker Chambers
  16. “Until Sammy Baugh – pro football in Texas was a one-paragraph story on the third page of the Monday sports section.” ~ Dan Jenkins

  17. “New Year’s Eve, we’re going to be doing a concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Symphony Hall. It makes me feel good, because of all the people they could have had, they wanted me! We do have to do a little work with the rhythm section.” ~ Barbara Cook
  18. “Well, ‘The Wellspring’ was written from 1983 to 1986. And it had a section in the beginning that was poems that began from others’ experience.” ~ Sharon Olds
  19. “Regardless of whether we are required to purchase medical insurance, know that we can only buy real health insurance in the produce section of the local supermarket.” ~ Joel Fuhrman
  20. “Vicke is so fat that she wakes up in sections.” ~ John Cena

  21. “I can’t be calm when I drive through sections of Atlanta that look more like Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, than America.” ~ Cynthia McKinney
  22. “I avoid the young adult section altogether if possible, although it’s sometimes fun to catch a girl lying on the floor, reading “Gossip Girl.”” ~ Cecily von Ziegesar
  23. “As a teenager I had never been able to accept the fact of having to go to the back of a bus or sit in the segregated section of a train. The first time I had been seated behind a curtain in a dining car, I felt as if the curtain had been dropped on my selfhood.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  24. “I’m breathing out of my mouth and thinking things I have only seen on Netflix in the foreign-movie section.” ~ Tara Brown

  25. “In order to be a leader a man must have followers. And to have followers, a man must have their confidence. Hence, the supreme quality for a leader is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office. If a man’s associates find him guilty of being phony, if they find that he lacks forthright integrity, he will fail. His teachings and actions must square with each other. The first great need, therefore, is integrity and high purpose.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  26. “If you look at the history of demagoguery and fascism, it always happens when there are two things. It requires a gentle populace to allow it to happen, whether through laziness, ignorance or ineptitude, but it also requires a very angry, dissatisfied section of the populace who want egregiously simple answers to very complicated problems.” ~ Moby
  27. “When I started off in Wales, I sang and accompanied myself with guitar in the ’50s. And then I got a band together, which is a rhythm section, really. I used to do a lot of blues, and rhythm and blues, and ’50s rock ‘n’ roll and country, and all kinds of stuff.” ~ Tom Jones
  28. “The Emoluments section shares with the Constitution. That`s not a law that Congress could change or the president could ignore.” ~ Chuck Todd

  29. “People who – and I think that’s been a huge education for me. I think it’s a – it’s a privilege to be able to meet such a broad cross-section of New York and increasingly the world, and to get a feel of how people respond to visual culture.” ~ Kehinde Wiley
  30. “Marx is thought of as an implacable foe of capitalism. But go back and read the first section of the Communist Manifesto. Notice how it contains a paean of praise for the way capitalism and the bourgeoisie have both enriched the human powers of production and also enabled us to see with clear vision the nature of human society and human history.” ~ Allen W. Wood
  31. “Climate change will affect the whole of humanity, while terrorist attacks will only affect a small section of humanity. Of course, you wouldn’t say that if you were related to someone who had been beheaded or blown up or murdered.” ~ David Attenborough
  32. Obama has divided the country as far as race relations are concerned, and I think that you have certain sections, and you have lots of different locations within this country that potentially are powder kegs.” ~ Donald Trump

  33. “I’d been influenced by reading books on art and colonies that existed in Paris and places like that and so when I came to Europe I came to France and I had very little money, and I had to live low and stayed in a bohemian section of Paris with a lot of other students, who were from medical school, science school and art school. We all lived in a kind of communal way and I was challenged politically, because I didn’t have a clue and they would ask me questions about the Algerian War, which was very big in France in the late ’50s.” ~ Robert Redford
  34. “What was really interesting in his speech, which, by the way, had (inaudible) footnotes – the written version of it – which might be a personal record for Donald Trump – the source of a lot of his numbers on the free trade section of the speech came from an organization called the Economic Policy Institute, which was a think tank or is a think tank that was founded by labor unions to promote the labor unions’ point of view on free trade agreements.” ~ Avik Roy
  35. “I believe, the NAACP began to try to organize parents of Negro children to file petitions with the boards of education regarding the integration of the school system. You had some very severe economic reprisals against people in Mississippi and in South Carolina. So, in order to try to help to meet some of the physical needs and the economic needs of people in Clarendon County [SC] who had been displaced from the land, and otherwise, and in certain sections of Mississippi, we organized in New York City something called “In Friendship”.” ~ Ella Baker
  36. The first time I had been seated behind a curtain in a dining car, I felt as if the curtain had been dropped on my selfhood.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr

  37. “Most Muggles lived in a world defined by the limits of what you could do with cars and telephones. Even though Muggle physics explicitly permitted possibilities like molecular nanotechnology or the Penrose process for extracting energy from black holes, most people filed that away in the same section of their brain that stored fairy tales and history books, well away from their personal realities: Long ago and far away, ever so long ago.” ~ Eliezer Yudkowsky
  38. “The Ancient One, as you know, is the master, is the Sorcerer Supreme, and [Doctor] Strange comes to learn how to heal himself and The Ancient One has got the knowledge. And so what you’re seeing today is a part of the whole training section when he’s learning the moves and digging deep. So it’s all about that, it’s all about trying to push him to get there.” ~ Tilda Swinton
  39. “I am driven by love and I have been in love with a handful of different people, men and women. It’s like, if you go to a bookstore and you know exactly what kind of book you want, you have to look it up in the system because it’s in a specific section of the bookstore. I fit into a handful of sections in the bookstore.” ~ Nico Tortorella
  40. “After a long section of the glass playing, you’ll hear an instrumental sound emerge from some undisclosed location. There’ll be a lot of mystery about the sound, I think.” ~ Pauline Oliveros

  41. “I think Walt Whitman went to the help wanted section and found a squib that said “Wanted: National Poet.” And he was innocent enough to believe there really was such a job. And if he could just write a poem that incorporated everything he felt and suspected and hoped for from America that he would have the position.” ~ Allan Gurganus
  42. “What makes You Can’t Take It With You so popular and a perennial favorite with student and amateur productions (it continues to be one of the top 10 best-selling plays year after year) is the breadth of characters and personalities on display: in age, race, gender, social status, a true cross section of society when the play was written and also true today in terms of the reality of the humanity on display.” ~ Chris Hart
  43. “Who in their right mind ever thought that the birth of a child to an illegal immigrant converted to citizenship? A lot of people believe it. It’s not in the 14th Amendment. You know where it is? It’s in Article 1, Section 8, Clause 4.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  44. It replaces labor by machines, but it throws one section of the workers back to barbaric labor, and it turns the remainder into machines.” ~ Karl Marx

  45. “I had my daughter by C-section, so knew when and where she was going to be born. I got freakishly organized and prepared a group e-mail birth announcement. Unfortunately, I accidentally pressed Send All. I then had to send another e-mail saying, “I’m really sorry but I haven’t actually had the baby yet.” Then, when I actually did have the baby, I felt too embarrassed to send another e-mail saying, “I’ve definitely had the baby now.”” ~ Helen Fielding
  46. “[James Comey] should have gone to the Public Integrity section and said ‘What do you folks think.’ It’s a little bit of an odd situation because he’s a former deputy attorney general as well as head of the FBI so he may have trouble keeping on only the investigator hat forgetting that he’s a former deputy attorney general. So it’s not a good thing, it’s a distraction so I think we should just ignore it because there’s nothing there so get on with the business of last week of the election.” ~ William Weld
  47. “I have the greatest fans. I have fans that come from soap opera world, I have fans that come from superhero world, which are a whole different section of fans. They’re so cool.” ~ Justin Hartley
  48. Myself, I look to see who shows the most cleavage.” ~  David Henry

  49. “Now, [hip-hop/grime artists] Stormzy, Skepta, or the Section Boyz have to be validated by Drake, Rihanna or Beyoncé. They’re rolled into this one urban culture bubble; it’s not really to do with, “I’m specifically f – ked off about my country and what’s going on in my town.” We’re very much only showing success to artists who impress American artists, and I’m one of them.” ~ M.I.A.
  50. “You probably know the name of Rosa Parks. You probably know that her refusal to move to the colored section in the back of a city bus sparked the Montgomery bus boycotts, one of the pivotal moments in the American civil rights movement.” ~ Michel Martin
  51. “Building an Effective Women’s Ministry is a brand new book from Harvest House Publishers. Sharon Jaynes, vice president of Proverbs 31 Ministries, is the author. This book has planning helps for beginning and maintaining your women’s ministries plus ideas for programs and special events. You know which section I turned to first, don’t you? That’s right. The idea section. Sharon has some good ideas. Great cover and helpful contents!!!” ~ Brenda Poinsett
  52. A grain or two of sand yielded to the pressure of long years, and gravity did the rest.” ~ John Burroughs

  53. “But the point is, now, at this moment, or any moment, we’re only cross-sections of our real selves. What we really are is the whole stretch of ourselves, all our time, and when we come to the end of this life, all those selves, all our time, will be us – the real you, the real me. And then perhaps we’ll find ourselves in another time, which is only another kind of dream.” ~ J. B. Priestley
  54. “Maximum Rocknroll
    didn’t have a map section.
    How was I supposed to know
    that Berkeley was not
    a neighborhood of San Francisco?” ~ Bucky Sinister
  55. “At Carnegie Hall the Preservation Hall Jazz Band showed how easily it could hop from era to era. It could work like a rhythm-and-blues horn section or a tightly arranged little big band if need be, but it could also switch back into the polyphonic glories of vintage New Orleans jazz, in which nearly every instrument seems to improvise around the tune at the same time.” ~ Jon Pareles
  56. “Vicke is so fat that she wakes up in sections.” ~ John Cena

  57. “What would the world be like if you had to develop a power yourself before you could use it? Just as a silly example: How would the comment section on YouTube change if, to use it, you had to have the schooling necessary to have a basic understanding of how computers and the internet work? More seriously, would anyone smart enough to know how to design and build a tank, or a laser guided anti-aircraft missile, or a computer and video editing software be stupid enough to join ISIS? In fact, if such knowledge was required—would it even be possible for there to be standing armies?” ~ John C. Wright
  58. “Poetry restores language by breaking it, and I think that much contemporary writing restores fantasy, as a genre of writing in contrast to a genre of commodity or a section in a bookstore, by breaking it. Michael Moorcock revived fantasy by prying it loose from morality; writers like Jeff VanderMeer, Stepan Chapman, Lucius Shepard, Jeffrey Ford, Nathan Ballingrud are doing the same by prying fantasy away from pedestrian writing, with more vibrant and daring styles, more reflective thinking, and a more widely broadcast spectrum of themes.” ~ Michael Cisco
  59. “In all of America, there is no more promising an urban area for revitalization than your own Over-the-Rhine. When I look at that remarkably untouched, expansive section of architecturally uniform structures, unmarred by clashing modern structures, I see in my mind the possibility for a revived district that literally could rival similar prosperous and heavily visited areas.” ~ Arthur Frommer
  60. “The most striking development of the great depression of 1929 is a profound skepticism of the future of contemporary society among large sections of the American people.” ~ C. L. R. James

  61. “Many sections are taken up with political discussions and how the way of the ruler, the merchant, the householder, and the army interact with the Tao.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  62. “An ordinary mirror is silvered at the back but the window of the night train has darkness behind the glass. My face and the faces of other travellers were now mirrored on this darkness in a succession of stillnesses. Consider this, said the darkness: any motion at any speed is a succession of stillnesses; any section through an action will show just such a plane of stillness as this dark window in which your seeking face is mirrored. And in each plane of stillness is the moment of clarity that makes you responsible for what you do.” ~ Russell Hoban
  63. “I plan my life in 15-minute sections.” ~ Dave Pelzer

  64. “Beyond the immediate risks to her health and the health of her baby, when a woman chooses c-section, she decreases the chance that she will be able to get pregnant again and increases the chance that if she does get pregnant, the pregnancy will occur outside the uterus, a situation that never results in a live baby and is life-threatening to the woman. Furthermore, the risk of having an unexplained stillbirth doubles when a woman has had a previous c-section.” ~ Marsden Wagner
  65. “Raw pain alarms. us. It reminds us that life isn’t as orderly as we’d hoped. We demand that pain settle down before we shuffle it off to the quiet table. We want pain to stay in its own little section, want to keep it from spilling over into the other parts of life. Just like . lunch trays. Keep pain in its own little compartment.” ~ Philip Gulley

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