Quotation Explorer - 'Bound'

Though inclination be as sharp as will, My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect. - William Shakespeare
I’ve seen daggers pierce the chest,Children dying in the road,Crawling things hooked and baited,Rapists bound and then castrated,Villains singed in public square.Yet none these sights did make me cringeLike when my Love cut all her hair. - Roman Payne
The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure. - Albert Einstein
I will not marry Ashton. However bound by honor to do so, I will not marry Ashton. I will not marry, ever! Why not?Because I love you, you idiot! - V.S. Carnes
Even if there were only two men left in the world and both of them saints they wouldn't be happy. One them would be bound to try and improve the other. That is the nature of things. - Frank O'Connor
The world is getting too small for both an Us and a Them. Us and Them have become codependent, intertwined, fixed to one another. We have no separate fates, but are bound together in one. And our fear of one another is the only thing capable of our undoing. - Sam Killermann
My sense of the holy is bound up with the hope that some day my remote descendants will live in a global civilization in which love is pretty much the only law. - Richard M. Rorty
Whenever you take a step forward you are bound to disturb something. You disturb the air as you go forward, you disturb the dust, the ground. - Indira Gandhi
The last image I registered was Ethan and my hand linked, bound and unbreakable. - Erica Sehyun Song
Find 100 reasons to laugh. You are bound to feel better, you will cope with problems more effectively and people will enjoy being around you. Besides unhappiness, what do you have to lose? - Steve Goodier
Life's a voyage that's homeward bound. - Herman Melville
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. - Haniel Long
Government today is growing too strong to be safe. There are no longer any citizens in the world there are only subjects. They work day in and day out for their masters they are bound to die for their masters at call. Out of this working and dying they tend to get less and less. - H.L. Mencken
It turned out keeping reality bound by mathematical laws was a useful hack preventing the Devil from existing. - Scott Alexander
You cannot force things apart that are bound at the heart. - Ashly Lorenzana
Any formal attack on ignorance is bound to fail because the masses are always ready to defend their most precious possession - their ignorance. - Hendrik Willem van Loon
Our individualism has always been bound by a set of communal values, the glue upon which every healthy society depends. - Barack Obama
Is anything illegal here?' Addison asked.'Library late fines are stiff. Ten lashes a day, and that's just for paperbacks.'There's a library?''Two. Though one won't lend because all the books are bound in human skin and quite valuable. - Ransom Riggs
We are bound by the law, so that we may be free. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Bibliotherapy is an inexpensive treatment not bound by time or place. - Tinnitus Today
Oft in the stilly night,Ere Slumber's chain has bound me,Fond memory brings the lightOf other days around me; The smiles, the tears, Of boyhood years,The words of love then spoken; The eyes that shown Now dimmed and gone,The cheerful hearts now broken.(from When the Splendor Falls by Laurie McBain) - Thomas Moore
I’ve seen knives pierce the chest,Children dying in the roadCrawling things hooked and baited,Rapists bound and then castrated,Villains singed in public square.Yet none these sights did make me cringeLike when my Love cut all her hair. - Roman Payne
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give. - Bertrand Russell
We only understand the true love of our lives when we bound ourself within the boundries of right and wrong. - jitendra bhardwaj
Those who fixate on what could have been are bound to miss what already is. - Sara Secora
How blissful it is, for one who has nothing. Attainers-of-wisdom are people with nothing. See him suffering, one who has something, a person bound in mind with people. - Gautama Buddha
Love is the garland without thread that bound us together as a family, as a society, as a nation, and for the humanity. - Debasish Mridha
God and devotee are bound for ever in ropes of love - Radhe Maa
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. - William Shakespeare
People create sins out of nothing and in doing so have enslaved their fellow man! Man is not bound by sin but man is bound by the idea that almost everything he is doing is a sin! - C. JoyBell C.
You pray and nothing happens. You pray and nothing happens.You pray and nothing happens.You pray; - and something is bound to happen!. - Kunle Olusegun-Emmanuel
The principle for which we contend is bound to reassert itself, though it may be at another time and in another form. - Jefferson Davis
America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. - George W. Bush
With me, illusions are bound to be shattered. I am here to shatter all illusions. Yes, it will irritate you, it will annoy you - that's my way of functioning and working. I will sabotage you from your very roots! Unless you are totally destroyed as a mind, there is no hope for you. - Osho
When you have too much faith in something, it's bound to hurt you. Too much faith in anything will suck you dry. In this way, all the world is a vampire. - Poppy Z. Brite
Moreover, if great men are the only hope of the Evolutionary Process, they are morally bound to rule over the masses for their own good -- we are all here on earth to help others: what on earth the others are here for, I don't know -- and the masses have no right whatsoever to resist them. - W.H. Auden
If you wish in this world to advance, your merits you're bound to enhance; You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, or trust me, you haven't a chance. - W. S. Gilbert
Where loyalty bound creatures together, they became something larger, something new and whole and inexplicable. - Orson Scott Card
Bound, elbow to elbow, darkness and night entered the dwelling. - Luis Buñuel
Nothing in this World is Static...Everything is Kinetic..If there is no 'progression'...there is bound to be 'regression'... - Abha Maryada Banerjee
The thing that bound us together at Apple was the ability to make things that were going to change the world. That was very important. - Steve Jobs
I was Pandora, bound and determined to open that box. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
Above all I needed to be made to think about what it meant that I was a woman, instead of acting unreflectingly as though I were a man, bound to live out the script of a man’s life. - Jill Ker Conway
When you are on a time bound purposeful journey, rest is not just idleness but wastefulness. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When a man has many women in his life to cater to, one of them is bound to come last. - Terry A. O'Neal
Perhaps women were once so dangerous they had to have their feet bound. - Maxine Hong Kingston
We're bound by our desire to be right. - Piyush Shrivastav
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have. - Abraham Lincoln
The coach who goes home and doesn't think about the game he just lost is bound to repeat his mistakes. - Keith Cooper
Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life. - Henry Van Dyke
I am not bound to please thee with my answers. - William Shakespeare
Was ever book containing such vile matter so fairly bound? O, that deceit should dwell in such a gorgeous palace! - William Shakespeare
Stories are like islands, go out exploring and you're bound to get lost fantastically. - M. Robert Randolph
We are FREE, not bound like a Tree. We can Move, we can Dance... We can take a Chance!- - RVM
Everyone lives bound by their own knowledge and awareness. They define that as reality; but knowledge and awareness are vage, and perhaps better called illusions. - Masashi Kishimoto
Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder. - Thomas Aquinas
We Christians are bound hands and feet, sitting down in the pews instead of going out to explore the earth for the Son of God, king of kings and the Lord of Lords - Sunday Adelaja
I have on my table a violin string. It is free to move in any direction I like. If I twist one end, it responds; it is free.But it is not free to sing. So I take it and fix it into my violin. I bind it and when it is bound, it is free for the first time to sing. - Rabindranath Tagore
At times,trust is bound to be broken,promises are bound not to be kept,hearts are bound to be hurt,mistakes are bound to be make.You are also bound to meet a person at their worst in order for you to confirm that you want to be part of their lives. - Nomthandazo Tsembeni
Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day. - Charles Dickens
One of the most difficult tasks confronting philosophers is to descend from the world of thought to the actual world. Language is the immediate actuality of thought. Just as philosophers have given thought an independent existence, so they were bound to make language into an independent realm.
A man's memory is bound to be a distortion of his past in accordance with his present interests, and the most faithful autobiography is likely to mirror less what a man was than what he has become. - Fawn M. Brodie
There are good fathers and bad fathers, good sons and bad sons, good husbands and bad ones, but great friends are all alike. We choose them and keep them. We aren’t bound to them by anything but love. - Sarah Manguso
Man is free in his imagination, but bound by his reason. - Israel Lipkin
The pain in a person’s life is bound to rise on becoming increasingly wise as nice; for then s/he could easily recognize the truth and lies of the people, hanging around her/him, better than others. - Anuj Somany
If you’ve gone to travel to have fun, you will most likely have no new choices to make. But if you have gone travelling to grow, then you are bound to have to make that choice—that of making a new home and welcoming people in it regardless of how different they are from you. - lauren klarfeld
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
As many opinions you bound about a person, if you let go of them, you will attain a natural state. For whomever and for whatever matter, you have bound opinions, those opinions will continue to sting you and when you let go of those opinions, you can become natural. - Dada Bhagwan
Truthful hearts have clear blue skies permanently hidden and bound to thrive from the accusing mists of doubts and lies." ~ ~ an excerpt from If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
While there are many that journey who seek, not all that travel will find, for they are bound by what they have been taught and not of what they know.- The Tapestry of Spirit - Erik Paul Rocklin
Some people, though related by blood, are as sworn enemies. Others, bound only by friendship, would die for one another. - Beem Weeks
Primarily, God is not bound to punish sin; he is bound to destroy sin.The only vengeance worth having on sinis to make the sinner himself its executioner. - George MacDonald
The mind is time bound however; the subconscious mind is universal consciousness and is timeless. - Debasish Mridha
Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say? - Kurt Vonnegut
Every true genius is bound to be naive. - Friedrich Schiller
we are bound to make mistakes. We are bound to meet mistakes. We have regretted certain decisions we took yesterday today and we may regret some decisions of today tomorrow but not until we regret the regrets, we shall always have the regrets - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Any woman with a purse that big's bound to have somethin' in it that I don't wanna know about. - Brian Buckner
If any young man reads this Book aright, he becomes large-hearted. He cannot hold his soul within the narrow bound of his ribs, but his great heart looks out to see where it can scatter benefits. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I am sailing on a ship bound for life. a line in a song - Phil Wickham
If you have one foot in tomorrow and one foot in yesterday, you're bound to find yourself pissing on today.
All life on earth is inextricably bound together in a web of mutual interdependence. - Marjorie Spiegel
When fate connects an invisible thread between a man and a woman who are bound to be together, no matter how hard they try to fight against their own destiny, they can’t change what’s meant to be. - Nino Varsimashvili
Embrace nothing:If you meet the Buddha, kill the Buddha.If you meet your father, kill your father.Only live your life as it is,Not bound to anything. - Gautama Siddharta
If your aims are lofty, your achievements are bound to be great. - Radhe Maa
There is a tide in the affairs of men Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. - William Shakespeare
A place that proves if you get enough talented people in a room, one or two are bound to offer some helpful advice. Kind if like monkeys with typewriters. - A. Lee Martinez
Sail Forth- Steer for the deep waters only. Reckless O soul, exploring. I with thee and thou with me. For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared go. And we will risk the ship, ourselves, and all. - Walt Whitman
Being able to feel love, loyalty, gratitude and happiness means you have a soul? Then all my pets are bound for heaven. - Jury Nel
The wind has many lovers and I am one of them, I move freely in her armsI know no chains, nor bound to anyone’s truth, you can call me a harlot of the wind, I take no offense, because I know at the end of my days, my face will show that I have been kissed by the breath of GOD.~Micheline Jean louis - Micheline Jean Louis
I am also sure that there is no such thing as free- thinking in as much as all thinking must be must be bound by its own laws. - James Joyce
The only thing better than a happy Heart is a clear mind to keep it pumping. Cleanse yourself from within and you’re bound to win. - Stabley Victor Paskavich
All life is bound to a simple truth... that time goes on, that in each person's life begins a tale, a tale that will either end in memory or in legend. - M.J. Chrisman
We are bound to meet wrong things for wrong things are bound to meet us but, when things go wrong, don't be wrong, let things be wrong - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We need to make a game out of earning money. There is so much good we can do with money. Without it, we are bound and shackled and our choices become limited. - Bob Proctor
Evil isn't born...Neither is purity. Because even as newborns, there is something wrong inside of all of us bound to spring up and activate itself within us. - A Girl From Mars
fierce lovers.and battle warriorsboth comefrom the same place. there is bound to be,some bloodshed. - Sanober Khan
As to the roaming of sages,They move in utter emptiness,Let their minds meander in the great nothingness;They run beyond conventionAnd go through where there is no gateway.They listen to the soundlessAnd look at the formless,They are not constrained by societyAnd not bound to its customs.- Lao-tzu - Lao Tzu
I assumed this yoke would encase me as well as any another hobble. Only this one bound the mind. - Jazz Feylynn
I am bound by conscience and the word of God. Therefore I can and will recant nothing, because to act against one's conscience is neither safe nor salutary. Here I stad. I can do no ether. So help me God. - Martin Luther
If we are bound to forgive an enemy, we are not bound to trust him. - Thomas Fuller
The true meaning of life lies in learning. When you learn, you understand the things better, when you understand the things better, it reflects in your actions, and when your actions are right, according to the process of life, you are bound to receive the desired result. - Roshan Sharma
The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant, systematic duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune. - Boris Pasternak
We write about love like we should be bound in padded rooms. - Kevin Fuller
Any effort that has self-glorification as its final endpoint is bound to end in disaster.
When you put fear behind the wheel, you're bound to crash, but when you drive in faith the ride will be rough, but preceding into a journey of your lifetime. - Anthony Liccione
The physicist had no time to waste on a symbol; his concern was with what the symbol denoted. To the typesetter the symbol and its denotation were bound in an organic unity. There was a meaning to the symbol itself which only the typesetter could appreciate. - K. Sridhar
Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere. - Groucho Marx
Truths are immortal, my dear friend; they are immortal like God! What we call a falsity is like a fruit; it has a certain number of days; it is bound to decay. Whereas, what we call truth is like gold; days, months, even centuries can hide gold, can overlook it but they can never make it decay. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Prayer and faith are bound together. Faith is the inspiration for prayer, and prayer is the expression of that faith. - Elizabeth George
Tremendous my-ness’ [mamta] is bound in the presence of Soul [Atma], and it is also in the presence of Soul that this my-ness is tremendously dissipated. - Dada Bhagwan
People live their lives bound by what they accept as correct and true. That’s how they define Reality. But what does it mean to be correct or true? Merely vague concepts… Their Reality may all be a mirage. Can we consider them to simply be living in their own world, shaped by their beliefs? - Masashi Kishimoto
Don't discuss yourself, for you are bound to lose; if you belittle yourself, you are believed; if you praise yourself, you are disbelieved. - Michel de Montaigne
There is a tide in the affairs of men which taken at the flood leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. - William Shakespeare
To demand perfection is a sure way to be disappointed in everybody, for you will be bound to think ill of others. - Monica Fairview
A civilized society is formed when every individual in that society are bound to obey the rules and regulation which is for the benefit of their own society. - Santosh Kalwar
New Beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way. - Auliq Ice
And this gray spirit yearning in desireTo follow knowledge like a sinking star,Beyond the utmost bound of human thought. - Alfred Tennyson
Life is a time bound journey to experience the excitement of love, joy, and happiness. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Stop wasting your time over what you can’t control, make the most of what you can control and miracles are bound to happen. - Ane Krstevska
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. - Martin Luther King Jr.
He who thinks they know it all, is bound to take the greatest fall. - Colette Parrino
Some say the bible teaches that with our tongues we can speak, set things into motion both good and bad, life and death. What we bind and loose on earth will be bound and loosed in heaven. - William Elias
Geography should be the ultimate deciding factor for every political dilemma for proximity to an ailing land is bound to result in one’s infection. - Aysha Taryam
In this world, it is not worth finding anyone’s faults. One becomes bound (by karma) by finding faults. - Dada Bhagwan
A well frog knows nothing of the ocean for it is bound by its space. The Spring insect knows nothing of the Winter because it is bound to a single season.
History has always been violent, unstoppable and bound to happen; either with or without you. Acknowledge it. - Mamur Mustapha
To enjoy beauty in the company of myself is to experience beauty bound by the limits of the sole person that I am. But, to experience beauty in the company of God is to experience beauty bound by the limits of Who God is, which is to experience beauty without limits. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Would you dare to reach inside the vault of a feral heart?Glare into the keyhole, eyes bound with intrigue...is it real what we perceive? or does the absent colour leave you lost or decieved? - L V HALL
It is only through fiction and the dimension of the imaginary that we can learn something real about individual experience. Any other approach is bound to be general and abstract. - Nicola Chiaromonte
In every age of transition men are never so firmly bound to one way of life as when they are about to abandon it. - Bernard Levin
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