Quotation Explorer - 'Absorbed'

In the most surreal, the most joyful, the most beautiful, the most intense, the most alive moments of life, you are absorbed into the horizon which is at its most invisible, elusive, perfect blend of sky and sea. - Connie Kerbs
My life isn’t theories and formulae. It’s part instinct, part common sense. Logic is as good a word as any, and I’ve absorbed what logic I have from everything and everyone… from my mother, from training as a ballet dancer, from Vogue magazine, from the laws of life and health and nature. - Audrey Hepburn
I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels. - Pearl S. Buck
The issue is becoming so absorbed in positioning ourselves ahead of everyone else that life becomes nothing more than an endless strategy. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Whiteness is the color of death, you know, not black. Wetness is life, the breeder and shaper of life. In the beginning the sun was black. So all light was absorbed before it had a chance to return. And our dreams, then, were empty. - Jim Carroll
For me, a woman who is absorbed in her work, who does not care about gaining one’s favour, strong yet subtle at the same time, is essentially more seductive. The more she hides and abandons her femininity, the more it emerges from the very heart of her existence. - Yohji Yamamoto
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labour and there is invisible labour. - Victor Hugo
The people reign over the American political world as God rules over the universe. It is the cause and the end of all things; everything rises out of it and is absorbed back into it. - Alexis De Tocqueville
I always looked upon the acts of racist exclusion, or insult, as pitiable, for the other person. I never absorbed that. I always thought that there was something deficient about such people. - Toni Morrison
You despise books; you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence; but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books. - Voltaire
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor. - Victor Hugo
It is impossible, or not easy, to alter by argument what has long been absorbed by habit - Aristotle
It is wrong to become absorbed in the divine law to such a degree as not to perceive human law. Death belongs to God alone. By what right do men touch that unknown thing? - Victor Hugo
The importance of solitude is to help you to differentiate your own thoughts from those you have studied, read, heard, or unintentionally absorbed. - Tonya Sheridan
Knowledge is not obtained through being absorbed in a book, it comes when you brush aside fantasies and sensuality, switching from the unreal to the real. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it. - Walt Whitman
I have never been able, really, to regret anything in all my life. I have always been far much too absorbed in the present moment or the immediate future to think back. - Albert Camus
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