Quotation Explorer - 'Brought'

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world. - Margaret Mead
you brought other people close. look at me, i am still the same i was before ; having just two best friends in my case.and you are not happy with me. you hold grudges. So then free yourself. Remove this tag of best friend and feel free. - shivangi lavaniya
The moment that all these myths were brought together in so-called 'holy books'has -without any doubt- to be seenas the most disastrous point in timein the history of mankind.From: "Gesels van een imaginaire god"(Scourges of an imaginary god) - A.J. Beirens
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few things that cannot be brought. It is the free gift of mankind, which must be deserved before it will be granted, and is at last unwillingly bestowed. - Samuel Johnson
LOW-BRED, adj. "Raised" instead of brought up. - Ambrose Bierce
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds. - John Maynard Keynes
Great things are done by a seris of small things brought together. - Vincent Van Gogh
He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter. - Bible
There are many truths by which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home. - John Stuart Mill
What we gain in the world, we lose in the world, forgotten in death. We must rather fancy what we brought into the world, for therein lives our story, our legend. - Palle Oswald
We desire to keep the dying and the newly dead close before our eyes so as to give them full need of pity. Our Lord was brought down to be pitied, on the Cross He was too far away. - Barry Unsworth
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The Sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus - Alexander Graham Bell
In the very essence of poetry there is something indecent; A thing brought forth that we didn't know we had in us, So we blink our eyes, as if a tiger had sprung out And stood in the light, licking its tail. - Czesław Miłosz
Bad habits have brought me this far: why change such a tried-and-true formula? - Christopher Hitchens
We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world. - Mark Twain
How soon was it that the dead are brought to deity in the eyes of those who in life found them little regard. - Linda Berdoll
Democracy is probably the only discovery by mankind which mostly brought it only happiness. - Amit Kalantri
Let me tell you a few things about regret, my darling. There is no end to it. You cannot find the beginning of the chain that brought us from there to here. Should you regret the whole chain, and the air in between, or each link separately? - Janet Fitch
I was brought up Christian, then I was agnostic and then I realized I was atheist... This movie [Agora] is about fundamentalism and hate. - Alejandro Amenábar
The person you hurt the most in this world was the person that brought you into it. - Vannary Rang
It is through the institution of families that children are brought up in an orderly manner; and that the knowledge of God and of His laws is handed down from generation to generation. - Henry Thornton
We all used to try so hard to fit in. We wanted to look exactly alike, do all the same things, practically be the same person, but when we weren't looking that all changed....what the summer actually brought was independence from each other. - Now and Then
She'd not known grief would come in waves, brought on by the smallest of things. Nor had she realized that ordinary acts of living would continue even after the loss of a love and that it would remain possible to get caught up in the moment of a simple pleasure before remembering. - Tess Thompson
If one religion were 'true,' we would expect to see, even if only once in all of recorded history, a religious missionary that had stumbled upon a culture that shared the same revelations brought forth by the same deity. - David G. McAfee
The world is a classroom - life is the teacher and the subjects are learned everyday from the successes, failures, changes, twists, turns, surprises and contradictions - some brought about through choices and others pre-ordained by destiny. - Eugenie Laverne Mitchell
Leave mystery in your life. Give them a little and keep them wondering. If you reveal everything about yourself, people will lose interest. For as humans, we are curious creatures. We are more interested in the things lurking in the shadows than the things that are brought into the light. - Imania Margria
History doesn't remember gardens.…You forgot the wise administrators, those who kept the peace, those who brought prosperity. You needn’t feel embarrassed, though. So did history. - Andrew Ashling
A joke was not a single-use item but something you brought out again and again until it fell apart in your hand like a cheap umbrella. - David Nicholls
From the point in life when a man/woman is responsible for his/her choices, he/she starts to live a story brought to life by the dreams that have been consciously or subconsciously conceived. - Ufuoma Apoki
Destiny brought two souls, Jeremiah and Lailah Akita, to light the world with love. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I see you brought along your violent little girlfriend. What a nice surprise!" - Saint Dane (The Reality Bug) - D.J. MacHale
What good has impatience ever brought? It has only served as the mother of mistakes and the father of irritation. - Steve Maraboli
Christian Fiction is like a parable. The story is made up, but the truth is brought to life. Enjoy the story, but savor the truth. - Mary Ann Brantley
This worldthat was our homefor a brief spellnever brought us anythingbut pain and grief;its a shame that not one of our problemswas ever solved.We departwith a thousand regretsin our hearts. - Omar Khayyám
History An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
IMPRESSIONS Time brought a thousand impressions. Not one of them had I seen in the mirror of the imagination.(Anwar-i-Suhaili) - Idries Shah
Fears are like vampires; not only do they drain your life energy, but they also disintegrate when they are brought into the light. By constantly facing your fears, they eventually lose their power, as the suppressed and repressed energy behind them dissipates. - Maximus Freeman
The wolf blood, Arya remembered now. I'll be as strong as Robb, I said I would. She took a deep breath, then lifted the broomstick in both hands and brought down across her knee. It broke with a loud crack, and she threw the pieces aside. 'I am a direwolf, and done with the wooden teeth. - George R.R. Martin
And have brought humanity to the edge of oblivion: because they think they are white. - James Baldwin
What brought us together was a love of nature, or, more specifically, of catching things and unintentionally killing them. - David Sedaris
Mathematics brought rigor to economics. Unfortunately it also brought mortis. - Kenneth E. Boulding
Wasn't that the gift of a home? You looked at it the same way, but then when you needed it to, it showed you all over again the many ways you'd been during the time you had been living there. The many ways it brought you back to yourself. The many ways it still brought you back to yourself. - Laura Dave
The fact that you can still stand for God even when some people try to push you to fall, is a proof that you were not DRAGGED Up, but you were BROUGHT Up! - Israelmore Ayivor
The biggest changes in a women's nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition - Rabindranath Tagore
I don't think it was pain that made [Vincent Van Gogh] great - I think his painting brought him whatever happiness he had. - David Lynch
It was his knowledge of his own willful stupidity that had brought on his irritation - Keigo Higashino
Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people. - Jawaharlal Nehru
Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth. - John Milton
Curiosity brought me this far in life - Beta Metani' Marashi
The era of revolution by military means produced a greater degree of desperation and frustration. This was brought to an end by the people. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
He was a serial dater, and she was a serial killer. Justice brought them together. - Natalya Vorobyova
How little of permanent happiness could belong to a couple who were only brought together because their passions were stronger than their virtue. - Jane Austen
Stop regretting relationships that once brought you great joy. - Joseph Simmons
When two partners always agree, one of them is not necessary." If there is some point you haven't thought about, be thankful if it is brought to your attention. - Dale Carnegie
God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything. - Bede Griffiths
If happiness could be brought, few of us could pay the price.
It is no great thing to be humble when you are brought low; but to be humble when you are praised is a great and rare attainment. - Saint Bernard
No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism. - Annie Besant
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds. - John Maynard Keynes
But to her, libraries were like hotels: secret villages inhabited by passing strangers from a thousand different worlds brought together just for a few hours. - Simon Sebag Montefiore
That a work of creation struggles and insistently demands to be brought into being is a fact that no genuine artist would think of denying. - Dorothy L. Sayers
I was brought up in a Christian environment where, because God had to be given pre-eminence, nothing else was allowed to be important. I have broken through to the position that because God exists, everything has significance. - Evangeline Paterson
I was brought up in that other service; but I knew from the first that the Devil was my natural master and captain and friend. I saw that he was in the right, and that the world cringed to his conqueror only from fear. - George Bernard Shaw
The Pythagorean ... having been brought up in the study of mathematics, thought that things are numbers ... and that the whole cosmos is a scale and a number. - Aristotle
If sickness brought glory God, Jesus would have spread disease, not healed it. - D.R. Silva
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did. - Bette Davis
God gave us the senses to let us feel the love in everyone’s heart, not the illusions brought about by wealth. - Steve Jobs
I was brought up Catholic. I'm lapsed. From the age of three I was with the nuns. Now I'm an atheist. - Paul Bettany
If we were brought to trial for the crimes we have committed against ourselves, few would escape the gallows. - Paul Eldridge
The ruler cannot mobilize the army out of personal anger. The general cannot engage in battle because of personal frustration. Anger can revert to happiness, annoyance can revert to joy, but a vanquished state cannot be revived, the dead cannot be brought back to life.
Evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of any relationship is your responsibility. You do not have to passively accept what is brought to you. You can choose. - Deborah Day
And when long years and seasons wheeling brought around that point of time ordained for him to make his passage homeward, trials and dangers, even so, attended him even in Ithaca, near those he loved. - Homer
What is not brought to consciousness, comes to us as fate. - C.G. Jung
How could you be a Great Man if history brought you no Great Events, or brought you to them at the wrong time, too young, too old? - Lois McMaster Bujold
BIGGER THE THOUGHT,DIFFICULT TO CAUGHT,TO SURVIVE IT TAUGHT,WITH HOPE WE FOUGHT,SUCCESS WILL BE BROUGHT. - merlin8thomas
When I began to write fiction that I knew would be published as science fiction, [and] part of what I brought to it was the critical knowledge that science fiction was always about the period in which it was written. - William Gibson
Beheading, burying and burning humans alive are extreme acts of cruelty. Such crimes against humanity must be investigated and the guilty parties brought to justice. May ALL victims rest in peace! - Widad Akreyi
I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is. - Charles Lamb
You like economics, don't you?' I asked. 'Everyone should know the basics,' said the Princess. 'Lasting peace will only be brought about through economic means - we should be trading with the Trolls rather than fighting them. - Jasper Fforde
The world is a classroom - life is the teacher and the subjects are learned everyday from the successes, failures, changes twists, turns, surprises and contradictions - some brought about through choices and others pre-ordained by destiny. - Eugenie Laverne Mitchell
I believe in destiny Angel. I believe every choice I've made has brought me closer to you. I looked for you for a very long time. I may have fallen from heaven, but I fell for you. - Becca Fitzpatrick
Our religious faith gives us the answer to the false beliefs of Communism... I have the feeling that God has created us and brought us to our present position of power and strength for some great purpose.
But I was brought up on convent morals and paternal nationalism, I was getting bogged down in contradictions. - Simone de Beauvoir
Your love brought me closer to God. - Kamand Kojouri
Yesterday's tomorrow brought us close....Tomorrow's yesterday pulled us apart again.Between yesterdays and tomorrows, a life lived !We blossomed and wilted, blossomed and wilted again ! - Deeba Salim Irfan
it was always something what we did or said, and there would be this flash, and then it didn't subside. all your past sins would be brought up, it was just endless. and my mother attributed it sometimes to having neuralgia, but she never showed that outwardly - Alice Schroeder
It seems symbolic of this all-pervading unpredictability that those engaged in the perfection of the means of destruction have finally brought about a level of technical development where their aim, namely warfare, is on the point of disappearing altogether. - Hanna Arendt
Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities. - William Bridges
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things. - Barack Obama
There is no worse discriminator than envy. No worse traitor than envy. Even those who are seemingly righteous, are brought down low by their envy. A true man will be known by his absence of envy. An evil man will be known by the presence of envy within him. - C. JoyBell C.
I didn't come here of my own accord, and I can't leave that way.Whoever brought me here will have to take me home. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Everything made by human hands looks terrible under magnification--crude, rough, and asymmetrical. But in nature every bit of life is lovely. And the more magnification we use, the more details are brought out, perfectly formed, like endless sets of boxes within boxes. - Roman Vishniac
History, n. An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
Television has brought murder back into the home-- where it belongs. - Alfred Hitchcock
The past is finished. There is nothing to b gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know. - Rebecca Beard
People whose dancing have brought joy to our hearts are born once in a century. We had MJ. - Paul Bamikole
All those years I thought that it was power that brought responsibility. It's not. I was wrong.It's responsibility that brings power. It's knowing what needs to be done that brings strength. And courage. - Peter Parker
If Molly had not been so entirely loyal to her friend, she might havethought this constant brilliancy a little tiresome when brought intoevery-day life; it was not the sunshiny rest of a placid lake, it wasrather the glitter of the pieces of a broken mirror, which confusesand bewilders. - Elizabeth Gaskell
The past is finished. There is nothing to be gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know. - Rebecca Beard
I have found that it don't really matter if you're brought up fine or rough, but that it helps to have someone to spill your sorrows to. - Erica Eisdorfer
And on this night, the last of its kind before we get married to each other at the stroke of 8 tomorrow in the evening, as I walk towards my bed to call the day off, the last puff of wind brought from a fairy-tale land urges me to write this letter as your girlfriend, for one last time. - Debalina Haldar
We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is music itself. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
Teddy didn't really understand the attraction of the dark side for the young these days. Perhaps because they had never experienced it. They had been brought up without shadows and seemed determined to create their own. - Kate Atkinson
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. You cannot escape the results of your thoughts.
The biggest thing [Frida] brought into my life was this peacefulness. I still get passionate about things, but my passion is not so scattered and it's not needy. It's a lot more powerful because it comes with this groundedness and peacefulness. That it's about the process, not about the results. - Salma Hayek
What writing practice, like Zen practice does is bring you back to the natural state of mind…The mind is raw, full of energy, alive and hungry. It does not think in the way we were brought up to think-well-mannered, congenial. - Natalie Goldberg
It's not that people are mean to each other; it's just that they haven't forgotten the times when being selfless brought them loneliness & pain. - Saurabh Sharma
This mountain must come down, the mountain of ignorance has to be brought down - Sunday Adelaja
God didn’t design your life so you would constantly fall down, but he does hope that you will be brought to your knees. - Shannon L. Alder
The women of the South have brought into American literature a unique mixture of domesticity and grotesquerie. - James Dickey
The hunger of hell is brought about by the deeds of men. - Hanimoz Obey
I know not what quintessence of all this mixture, which, seizing my whole will, carried it to plunge and lose itself in his, and that having seized his whole will, brought it back with equal concurrence and appetite to plunge and lose itself in mine. - Michel de Montaigne
When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along. - Carl Sandburg
I was brought up to believe that how I saw myself was more important than how others saw me. - Anwar el-Sadat
Anyone who claimed that old age had brought them patience was either lying or senile. - Robert Jordan
Which road, which road did you takeThat brought you here at last?No road, no road did I take.I leaped, I leaped from dream to dream. - Franz Werfel
He suffered," added Athos softly. "But not like you." He brought his mouth closer. "No one suffers as beautifully as you. - V.E. Schwab
Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
The people can always be brought to the bidding of their leaders. All you have to do is tell them that they are in danger of being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. - Hermann Goering
Maybe I should have gone into politics. If you were a political activist, election season brought moments of intensity, whichever side you were on, and meanwhile here I was inarguably withering away, - Michel Houellebecq
When she remembers to look at herself in a spiritual light, she sees the deep capacity for love this pain has brought her. The realization fills her with wonder. Now she can rise in the morning and greet the new day with eagerness and grace. - Harold Kemp
When a change management fails, leadership change is brought in. A leadership change will always bring in change management - Peter M Senge
This war has made racists of too many of the and too many of us, and it is the leadership in Khartoum that has stoked this fire, that has brought to the surface, and in some cases created from whole cloth, new hatreds that have bred unprecedented acts of brutality. - Dave Eggers
Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together. - Anaïs Nin
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift. - Seneca
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. - James Lane Allen
When men are brought face to face with their opponents, forced to listen and learn and mend their ideas, they cease to be children and savages and begin to live like civilized men. Then only is freedom a reality, when men may voice their opinions because they must examine their opinions. - Walter Lippmann
Judge not; the workings of his brainAnd of his heart thou canst not see;What looks to thy dim eyes a stain,In God's pure light may only beA scar, brought from some well-won field,Where thou wouldst only faint and yield. - Adelaide Anne Procter
At five in the afternoon. It was exactly five in the afternoon. A boy brought the white sheet at five in the afternoon. A frail of lime ready prepared at five in the afternoon. The rest was death, and death alone - Federico García Lorca
The ink line drawing flowed the cursive journey,created on paper canvas that brought the story to life. - Jazz Feylynn
Now that she had actually seen and accepted reality, and reality brought such a healing calm. - Gloria Naylor
To talk about God, except in the context of prayer, is to take His name in vain.One may, indeed, talk to a child about God, but this is on a par with telling him that he was brought to his mother by a stork. - Ferdinand Ebner
I'd like to see much more understanding of emotional issues around hurt, abandonment, disappointment, longing, failure and shame, where they stem from and how they drive people and policies brought into public discourse. - Susie Orbach
My coming brought no profit to the sky,Nor does my going swell its glory;My two ears have never heard anyone that could say,Why I came here and why I will go away. - Omar Khayyám
As I cooked in the cauldron of motherhood, the incredible love I felt for my children opened my heart and brought me a much greater understanding of universal love. It made me understand the suffering of the world much more deeply. - Tsultrim Allione
Never face the ring with fear, you will be brought down to lose with ease. - Auliq Ice
oh, how bitterhow bitter silentthe bewildered sorrowof a texture too thickto be brought outthrough the eyes. - Anna Jae
I take as metaphysical poetry that in which what is ordinarily apprehensible only by thought is brought within the grasp of feeling, or that in which what is ordinarily only felt is transformed into thought without ceasing to be feeling. - T. S. Eliot
how lord masuka brought back my ex back - colby lantee
Each instant brought them, more momentous than the explosion of Krakatoa. It was only that no one noticed. We are to accustomed to the absurdity of existence. The loss of a universe is not worth taking seriously. - Yukio Mishima
I have often wondered if the irrational fear some men have of women that incites them to subjugate and oppress the female species begins in the adage: "I brought you into this world, I can take you out! - Annastacia Dickerson
Dance with the one that brought you - Hannah Hart
God would not have brought you to this place to leave you here without the archangel's help. - Eileen Anglin
Let us always be reminded, that it did not take us yesterday to get here and it should not take us tomorrow to get there. But rather it was the Grace of God that brought us here and it is the grace of God that will also take us there. - Lawrence Sankar
Love is the light by which all are brought forward out of darkness. - LeeAnn Taylor
I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things - disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals.
People who comprehend a thing to its very depths rarely stay faithful to it forever. For they have brought its depths into the light of day: and in the depths there is always much that is unpleasant to see. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Expectation has brought me disappointment. Disappointment has brought me wisdom. Acceptance, gratitude and appreciation have brought me joy and fulfilment. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
He suffered," added Athos softly. "But not like you." He brought his mouth closer. "No one suffers as beautifully as you." There it was, in the corner of Holland's mouth, the crease of his eye. Anger. Pain. Defiance. Athos smiled, victorious. - V.E. Schwab
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. - Vincent Van Gogh
For we know that our old self was crucified with him so the the body of sin might be brought to nothing, that we should no longer be enslaved to sin. - Romans 6:6
People are so fucking dumb. Nobody reads anymore, nobody goes out and looks and explores the society and culture they were brought up in. People have attention spans of five seconds and as much depth as a glass of water. - David Bowie
Six foot six he stood on the groundHe weighed two hundred and thirty-five poundsBut I saw that giant of a man brought downTo his knees by love - Johnny Cash
The whole image is that eternal suffering awaits anyone who questions God's infinite love. That's the message we're brought up with, isn't it? Believe or die! Thank you, forgiving Lord, for all those options. - Bill Hicks
The greatest unity comes from the greatest differences which are brought together in relationship. - Saunsea
He brought out the worst in me, and was the best thing that ever happened to me. - Coco J. Ginger
All was shattered, and all but memory lost, and one memory above all others, of him who brought the Shadow and the Breaking of the World. And him they named Dragon. - Robert Jordan
If any choose to maintain, as many do, that species were gradually brought to their maturity from humbler forms ... he is welcome to his hypothesis, but I have nothing to do with it.
Girls should be brought up to be comrades and helpers, not to be dolls. They should take a real and not a visionary share in the welfare of the nation.
I was brought up by people who loved others. I love people. We had no animosity. We had no feeling that we hate anyone. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
Most talk of a catholic spirit but it is only till they have been brought into the pale of their own church. This is downright sectarianism, not Catholicism. How can I act consistently, unless I receive and love all the children of God, whom I esteem to be such, of whatever denomination they may be? - George Whitefield
After twelve years of therapy my psychiatrist said something that brought tears to my eyes. He said, 'No hablo ingles.' - Ronnie Shakes
From the people who brought you "zero tolerance," I present the Gun-Free Zone! Yippee! Problem solved! Bam! Bam! Everybody down! Hey, how did that deranged loner get a gun into this Gun-Free Zone? - Ann Coulter
Shadows are our Dark Selves brought to Light. - Solange nicole
I want to get lose in your eyes and be brought back to reality with your kisses. - Shailee J-N
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