Quotation Explorer - 'Admitted'

‎Books admitted me to their world open-handedly, as people for their most part, did not. The life I lived in books was one of ease and freedom, worldly wisdom, glitter, dash and style. - Jonathan Raban
Even if God had created us, He would never have admitted it. - George Hammond
The only time anyone's admitted they were a Christian before was when they were busy telling me why they're better than me. - Randy K. Milholland
Home is not where you have to go but where you want to go; nor is it a place where you are sullenly admitted, but rather where you are welcomed by the people, the walls, the tiles on the floor, the followers beside the door, the play of life, the very grass. - Scott Russell Sanders
You know men. We have delicate egos.""I wouldn't describe Jace's ego as delicate.""No, Jace is sort of the antiaircraft artillery tank of male egos," Simon admitted. - Cassandra Clare
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos; the materials must, in the first place, be afforded: it can give form to dark, shapeless substances but cannot bring into being the substance itself. - Mary Shelley
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void but out of chaos. - Mary Shelley
Platitude: an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true. - H. L. Mencken
it was impossible to confine a Government to the exercise of express powers; there must necessarily be admitted powers by implication, unless the Constitution descended to recount every minutia - James Madison
There will always be con artists, I know that, Warren admitted. But that doesn’t mean clairvoyance isn’t real. - Keith Steinbaum
If Layla and Majnoon had seen Rasoolallah and Sayyiduna Abu Bakr, they would have bowed their heads and admitted they knew nothing about love and sacrifice. - Shaykh Mohammed Aslam
[On David Hume]Although he never admitted to being an atheist as such, he was clearly and unquestionably the most vividly elegant skeptic of them all. - Jonathan Miller
It is easier to exclude harmful passions than to rule them, and to deny them admittance than to control them after they have been admitted. - Seneca
I gave in, and admitted that God was God. - C.S. Lewis
Looking back on his adolescence from the vantage point of his mid-eighties, George H.W. Bush candidly admitted, "I might have been obsessed with bodies boobs they are now called. But what seventeen-year-old kid was not? Guilty am I. - H.W. Brands
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