Quotation Explorer - 'Claims'

Someone who claims to write with emotion recollected in tranquility, is a fool and a liar. To understand is to tremble. To recollect is to re-enter and riven......I admire the authority of being on one's knees in front of an event. - Harold Brodkey
The God of Christianity never claims to be fair. He goes beyond fair. The Bible teaches that he decided not to give us what we deserve--that's mercy. In addition, God decided to give us what we don't deserve--we call that grace. - Andy Stanley
I don't admire the person who hides from the world and claims enlightenment. To be purified you have to be tested and there is no better test of strength than dealing with other people. - Donna Lynn Hope
If we subject religious claims to a lesser degree of scrutiny, we should not be surprised if religious people subject us to a greater degree of servitude. - Stifyn Emrys
Scientific literacy is an intellectual vaccine against the claims of charlatans who would exploit ignorance - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Any man who behaves arrogantly with what little he knows, or claims to know all, only reveals to all that he really knows nothing. Real greatness does not reside inside those who feel large. The truly wise are meek. - Suzy Kassem
When a woman shows confidence and another claims arrogance, she is usually suffering from jealousy. - Teresa Mummert
Love is beautiful, yet the worst of crimes are committed in the name of love. So when someone claims to love you, you should question their intent. - Gugu Mona
​Through ignorance a common man considers his own religion to be the best and makes much useless claims, but when his mind is illuminated by Self-Knowledge, all sectarian quarrels disappear. - Abhijit Naskar
All nationalistic distinctions - all claims to be better than somebody else because you have a different-shaped skull or speak a different dialect - are entirely spurious, but they are important so long as people believe in them. - George Orwell
There is only one success... to be able to spend your life in your own way, and not to give others absurd maddening claims upon it. - Christopher Morley
It is not God that is worshipped but the authority that claims to speak in His name. Sin becomes disobedience to authority not violation of integrity. - Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Everything that is experienced through the five senses is all ‘discharge’. It is due to one’s merit karmas that everything works according to one’s wishes, but he claims, ‘I did it’ and when one faces losses, he will say, ‘God did it’ or ‘my horoscope is unfavorable’. - Dada Bhagwan
People who do a job that claims to be creative have to be alone to recharge their batteries. You can’t live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude is a victory. - Karl Lagerfeld
We rely on faith only in the context of claims for which there is no sufficient sensory or logical evidence. - Sam Harris
A common fallacy in much of the adverse criticism to which science is subjected today is that it claims certainty, infallibility and complete emotional objectivity. It would be more nearly true to say that it is based upon wonder, adventure and hope. - Cyril Norman Hinshelwood
Honesty is also about doubting the credibility of a person who claims to be true to oneself and yet gains the support of the around people always in plenty. - Anuj Somany
why provide relationship benefits to someone who claims they don't want a relationship... - R.H. Sin
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him. - Abraham Lincoln
Christian faith is not an irrational leap.Examined objectively, the claims of the Bible are rational propositions well supported by reason and evidence. - Lee Strobel
Anyone who claims good or evil isn't one or either, they're just a liar... the worst kind of liar... the liar that doesn't even know they're lying. We're human. We're good during the day and evil at night, half the time those roles are reversed, that's what it's all about. - Hubert Martin
In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong. God cannot be for, and against the same thing at the same time. - Abraham Lincoln
It is absolutely safe to say that if you meet somebody who claims not to believe in evolution, that person is ignorant, stupid or insane (or wicked, but I'd rather not consider that). - Richard Dawkins
Only fools lay claims where lovers thread for when such love is renewed, lovers dance upon their heads. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Government is a gang, but not merely as meritorious as a private gang because it claims legal legitimacy. It pillages and uses violence but under the cover of law, and seeks legitimacy not through competition but through the myth of the social contract. - Jeffrey Tucker
Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions. - Thomas Szasz
God, come down, if you're really there -Well, you're the one who claims to care! - Morrissey
The best one can hope for is a government favorable to certain claims and demands from the Left. - Gilles Deleuze
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. - Carl Sagan
Alex has met them at the restaurant with his latest girlfriend, black-banged Lola, a performance artist who claims to have studied magic. - Ron Childress
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him. - Abraham Lincoln
The true civilization is where every man gives to every other every right that he claims for himself. - Robert Ingersoll
Story is more akin to the lines on your palm. No matter what your fortuneteller claims, the lines are not maps of your future. They are side effects of the flexion of the hand. - Jonathan Gottschall
Never trust someone that claims they care nothing of what society thinks of them. Instead of conquering obstacles, they simply pretend they don't exist. - Tiffany Madison
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