Quotation Explorer - 'Closer'

Sometimes the closer we got to a situation, the less clear it looked. - Wally Lamb
Once you've recognized your own limits, you've raised yourself to a higher level of being, since you're closer to the real you... - Banana Yoshimoto
He smiled in a way that made me want to kiss him right on the spot. Or the lips. Whichever was closer. - Shannon Hale
and there were times when i felt lost,but that did not stop me,for the further i went ,the more i collected myselfas i walked awayand the more i walked awaythe closer i got it to all,,,and in the end, i became the journey,and like all journeys,i did not end, i justchanged my directions. - r.m drake
Sometimes I feel like one of those sliding tile puzzles. I just get so dang close to what I want to see in the mirror and who I want to be... but then I have to completely jumble up the pieces to try to get even closer. - Erica Goros
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed. - Nelson Mandela
The dream vocabulary shaves meanings finer and closer than do the world's daytime dictionaries. - Mark Twain
Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. - Sun-tzu
The term "work" is getting thrown around as though everyone seems to be doing so. The question is, working for what? Every time I am at work, it means I am getting closer to my goal. Once you have the vision, you work towards it. - J.R. Rim
Compassion brings us closer to each other. - Debasish Mridha
The closer we are to God, the richer we are - Radhe Maa
No matter how high you reach in this life, it is always better to live closer to the earth. - K.A. Hosein
Each rejection brings us closer to acceptance. - Ramesh Lohia
When you bring all your doubts and fears to God, you’ll find the reason to trust Him. And as you trust Him, you will draw closer to Him. Best of all, no one who draws closer to God can possibly remain unchanged. - Pauline Creeden
Take a closer look at the word "Change". You never "Changed", instead, you were 'Manipulated' by illusion. - Vishwanath S J
How strange is man that when he is afraid of something he runs away from it, but when he is afraid of Allah, he gets closer to Him. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
I try to get closer to reality, to get close to the contradictions. The cinema world can be a real world rather than a dream world. - Michael Haneke
The closer you come to knowing that you alone create the world of your experience, the more vital it becomes for you to discover just who is doing the creating. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Call me crazy but I imagine a world where we smile when we have low batteries. Cuz that'll mean that we're one step closer to humanity. - Prince Ea
With every try, I Know I am closer! - Samiha Zaidi
If you are opportunist, then you are already one step closer to achieve your target! - PRIYANSHU JOSHI
Resistance is never the agent of change. You have to embrace the actions that are going to get you closer to your goal. - Ali Vincent
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
If you fall down to the ground, you're in the perfect position to pray. It definitely humbles you and if you're humble it's easier for God to get Closer to You. - Jeanette Coron
No two stories are the same. They may seem the same at first glance, but, once you take a closer look, give the story some of your time, you realise its unique qualities. - S. A. Tawks
Never under-estimate your effort, no matter how little. Every effort, little or great is a step closer towards the actualisation of your dreams. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
The closer we try to get to God, the more we will hate to sin in our own lives, the more we are saddened by the thoughts that runs through our minds. I also think that the more we draw closer to God, the more God will honour us and will open doors for the right things to happen in our life. - Patience Johnson
More and more you empty your mind, more and more you come closer to the spirit in the body. - Roshan Sharma
She comes closer to me. She is beautiful, in the way lightning striking across a storm-swept sky is beautiful: dangerous and distant. - Kate Rooper
The closer and more confidential our relationship with someone, the less we are entitled to ask about what we are not voluntarily told. - Louis Kronenberger
Gazing out from the mountains, the clouds are whiter, the sky is bluer, the air seeping into your lungs is as clear as the water roaring down from the snow, melting on the high peaks. A place where heaven is a little closer. - Virginia Alison
To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life. - The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Download Free 90541
When you fail, that is when you get closer to success. - Stephen Richards
True compassion comes by living in the shoes of another, providing a perspective closer to that of God. - Jason Micheal Ratliff
You can't help someone get up a hill without getting closer to the top yourself. - H. Norman Schwarzkopf
A breeze blows up, touching my cheek like a little child's kiss. It flutters a piece of paper. "Trash, out there? Must belong to one of us." We move closer, and when I reached for it, I find...... a perfect paper airplane. - Ellen Hopkins
The law of cause and effect gets clear to you, when you realize the eternal truth within you. The failure or success with life is only because of, getting away and coming closer to the natural process of life. - Roshan Sharma
We are getting older fatter and balder. Each day brings us one step closer to death. Other than that, life's a ding-a-derry. - M. Kushner
These are our neighbours, our co-workers, friends' children... the problem is closer than you think, but so is the solution. - Phillip C. McGraw
The flowers' beauty drew her closer to them like a magnetic force. She felt compelled to walk a little faster. - H. L. Balcomb
The media insists on taking what someone didn't mean to say as being far closer to the truth than what they did. - Alain de Botton
Your spiritual path isn't always just something you find, you started it the moment you took your first breath, and ever since you're been getting closer and closer to remembering who you truly are! - Martin R. Lemieux
The farther behind I leave the past, the closer I am to forging my own character. - Isabelle Eberhardt
We throw stones though we live in glass houses,We talk shit like its a cross to bare.You're only relevant 'til you get older.Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer - Alex Gaskarth
My yearly goal is a closer walk with the Creator and a spiritual awaken of my soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I have walked myself into my best thoughts and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it...but by sitting still, and the more one sits still, the closer one comes to feeling ill. - Søren Kierkegaard
Fiction books give the reader a chance to step away from their own reality and into the shoes of the characters, and they show you a world that isn't the one you already know. And sometimes the story's not so different from your own, and it lets you get closer to your own feelings. - Shin Towada
Four minutes of eye contact brings people closer to each other better than everything else. - Arthur Aron
The stars up there at night are closer than you think. - Doug Dillon
Do not stand at a distance and wave hands. Get closer and hug. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Lee leaned closer to her and swore he could smell fear coming off her in waves, the way a shark smells blood in the water - Pamela K. Kinney "Let Demon Dogs Lie " Southern Haunts Devils in the Darkness
Grace was pouring out everywhere, from hidden sounds, into Els's damaged auditory cortex. And all that secret, worldwide composition said the same thing: listen closer, listen smaller, listen lighter, to any noise at all, and hear what the world will still sound like, long after your concert ends. - Richard Powers
Don't come closer to me at any time without make-up. I may slap and make you feel the taste of death. - Jeevagan Nagarajan
If we had less people who don't know what they are talking about acting like they know what they are talking about, then that's one step closer to making the world a better place. - Ryan Letourneau
The more emphasis we put on wanting things to change, the more unpeaceful we will be. The more emphasis we put on accepting and having gratitude for 'What is' the closer we are to arriving at Nirvana. - Matthew Donnelly
When in brief flashes of serendipity you glimpse what you were born to do... Do it. No matter what. Take steps toward it, even if they are depressingly small at first. With each inch closer to your central magic, you will feel it. It is unmistakable for anything else. It's called purpose. - Jacob Nordby
The louder your I can the closer your I've done it! - Matshona Dhliwayo
Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
A movie that gets closer to the life's reality of the society finds always more words of mouth publicity in entirety. - Testy McTesterson
The strangest things in life, are often closer to reality, than reality would like to admit. - Anthony L.S.
The closer you are to your money, the better off you'll be. - Jason Fried
Making excuses is not going to get me any closer to my goals. - Ali Vincent
I went to the doctor, I went to the mountains I looked to the children, I drank from the fountain There’s more than one answer to these questions pointing me in a crooked line And the less I seek my source for some definitive The closer I am to fine. - Emily Saliers
Your love brought me closer to God. - Kamand Kojouri
The awareness is not part of the darkness or the pain; it holds the pain, and knows it, so it has to be more fundamental, and closer to what is healthy and strong and golden within you. - Jon Kabat-Zinn
while life takes a pause ,you are path of closer to meaning of love - litymunshi
The harder it gets, the closer you are. - Steven Chopade
The pupil of a goat's eye is elongate like a cat's, but if you look closely you'll see that it's in the horizontal position, and if you look closer still you'll see that it's less gracefully shaped, more of a ragged slot, dirty yellow. And you'll see that the white of a goat's eye is all black. - Eugene Marten
Keep your friends close but your enemies closer. - Mario Puzo
I believed I was too sensitive and weak. To prove I wasn’t a victim anymore, I moved closer to painful experiences rather than away from them. Remaining in harm’s way and exposing myself to more pain kept me in the victim role rather than moving me out of it. - Christina Enevoldsen
He suffered," added Athos softly. "But not like you." He brought his mouth closer. "No one suffers as beautifully as you. - V.E. Schwab
. . . I'm not pretty, not close up anyway. Generally, the closer people get to me the less hot they find me. - Margo Roth Spiegelman
Keep your friends close, enemies closer. Takes little effort to drive a sharp knife through their hearts when they outlive their uselessness! - Akuku Mach Pep
What you focus on gets prettier; what you love gets closer. - Debasish Mridha
I crept in to find my father with pennies on his eyes - and looking closer I saw they were made of foil-covered chocolate. Of course I stole and ate them. Magical guilt? Tell me about it - Steve Aylett
You have someone in your life whom you honor and revere so much that every hurt on them is inflicted on you as well. And the closer they are to you, the greater the pain. - Masashi Kishimoto
The right relationship won't distract you from God. It will bring you closer to Him. - Jason Evert
I guess this thing we call faith is a climb. I always wanted to think of it as a big slide straight into the arms of God who waits at the bottom to catch us. But instead, He's a God who's on top of things - & like any mountain you climb, the closer we get to Him, the steeper the terrain. - Lisa Samson
Mind what you mind. Do not just open the door of your mind to anything at all you don’t want to mind. Mind the things that get closer to your mind and mind your mind! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Pain dutifully reminds me that the world is terribly imperfect, but it faithfully helps me appreciate the world on those days when it’s a little closer to being perfect. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If you're about to take a risk--one that comes from within, one that expresses your true nature, that brings up fear after fear after fear--you know what to do. One: do the work, create the value. Two: draw the people that encourage you closer. They're the only ones that matter. - Kamal Ravikant
paradise seemed further away than India, but Hell had become a bit closer - V.S. Naipaul
Hard work and determination-that is what will get you closer towards accomplishing your goal. - Steven Cuoco
When you’re called to Revival & Awakening you walk closer to God and most people won't understand your calling so save your breathe you don’t have to explain yourself - Joe Joe Dawson
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community's vocabulary. Each day we move closer to trials that will not just minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them. - Christopher Reeve
Every year it minus or subtract a percentage of your life. Thats why when we grow , The time is more faster, the months are faster, days are faster. We are hardly able to keep track of time. We are also getting closer to death than we were . - De philosopher DJ Kyos
HONESTLY ....I believe people are intimidated with truthful/ outspoken people. HONESTY..... will help you grow and it shows maturity.HONEST.....people will push you closer towards your destiny. - Takina Cupp
Don’t fear experience. Embrace each one as a gift, a teacher, a step to get closer to where you want to be and who you want to become. - Toni Sorenson
Close People Are That Closer, As They Can Share Everything With A Stranger But Not To The Really Closed Ones. - Jay Patel
I am lost in the paradigm of life, death and time. The only thing I have learnt about this paradigm is that the time is running between life and death and with every passing day we are getting closer to the death and truth is that time is running for Good. - AnkitMishra
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. - Babe Ruth
Your tears for others will float you closer toward God. - Shannon L. Alder
Love brings you closer to yourself - Avis J. Williams
I think in life there is only one absolute truth. Death... It's the only definitive horizon, sometime it leaps, runs across mountains and vanishes beyond oceans but the closer you get, the more you see and you know it is the final destination, the absolute truth. We are only living to die. - Crystal Evans
With every moment of heart ache,I get a little closer to 'Acceptance' somehow,Denying to expect what's best,But to approve it's the best for now! - Somya Kedia
Power is a bloody mirage. The closer you seem to get the further away it is - Joe Abercrombie
Forgiveness brings us closer to those who have hurt us and helps them to experience the forgiveness and love of Jesus through us who forgives them. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
I write description in longhand because that's hardest for me and you're closer to the paper when you work by hand, but I use the typewriter for dialogue because people speak like a typewriter works. - Ernest Hemingway
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
Love is like the sun; the closer you are to it, the warmer you feel. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The farther the experiment is from theory the closer it is to the Nobel Prize.
We are only able to get into the possession of Wisdom and get closer to Truth when and if we realize that all the knowledge and experience concentrated in the mind only hamper us in our awakening to Truth. - Frank Wanderer
Want to come one step closer to wisdom? Then you have to train yourself unconditionally in forbearance. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
He who lies artistically, treads closer to the truth than ever he knows. - Fritz Leiber
Be brave to fight for change no matter how hard it might be, first step you take will bring you closer to your goal - Regillio Hardjopawiro
The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams. - Og Mandino
I've learned through experience that faith moves mountains, hope moves choices, and, more importantly, that love moves you a step closer to God. - Maribel C. Pagan
The closer you come to your authentic self, the simpler everything becomes. Listen to your intuition. It will tell you who you are. - Vironika Tugaleva
The truth brings people closer together. - A.D. Posey
Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be. - Eric Thomas
The closer you get to know someone, the more you see their true colors. - ELW-Reta Barnes
Her hands crept around his neck, tangling in his hair to keep him closer, even though she knew that beautiful boys with expiration dates couldn't be held, only borrowed for a time. - Martina Boone
the great mountain when seen from a distance shall always seem closer to us but to get to it, and to climb to its apex to get the best view, we may need to take and experience the real walk with resilience and tenacity. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Stop comparing yourself to others. Compare yourself to your perfect self version and start develop and progress step by step to get closer to your perfect version. - Mahmoud Own
Today, you can take an action that will lead you closer to your visions. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A wise man is closer to God than a fool will ever be to himself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The spiritual meaning of love is measured by what it can do. Love is meant to heal. Love is meant to renew. Love is meant to bring us closer to God. - Deepak Chopra
All man must live in Machu Picchu for some time! Over there, you will be closer to the universe and you will realise how trivial you are in this chaotic cosmos. Science is the only power which will make you bigger and significant in this universe! - Mehmet Murat ildan
How much of what you accomplish today will bring you, or anyone else, closer to Christ? - William Branks
The key to happiness is loving yourself. For years I have struggled to reach this point and even now at the age of 20 I will be honest in saying I am not 100% there yet. However, I will say I am much closer to that 100 than I was 5 years ago. - Gabriela M. Sanchez
The more you ignore me, the closer I get; you're wasting your time. - Morrissey
The kingdom of this world will come closer into becoming the kingdom of the world if we all take possession of our spheres - Sunday Adelaja
They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. I say its closer to 675 or 700. - A.E. Samaan
I do not believe in religion, but if I had to choose one, it would be Buddhism. It seems more livable, closer to men. - Björk
I hate the nature of humans, how much you get closer that much they run away. - M.F. Moonzajer
Art is nothing but the expression of our dream; the more we surrender to it the closer we get to the inner truth of things, our dream-life, the true life that scorns questions and does not see them. - Franz Marc
Let everyday be an inch closer to worthwhile and an inch away from meaningless. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
The more people I am able to help, the more people are willing to help others. The more followers we have, the closer we are to a perfect world. - Akilnathan Logeswaran
Working good brings me closer to the man in the mirror... - Brahmananda Patra
Every time I converse with you, I feel closer to home - Evy Michaels
By shaping the menus we pick from, technology hijacks the way we perceive our choices and replaces them with new ones. But the closer we pay attention to the options we’re given, the more we’ll notice when they don’t actually align with our true needs. - Tristan Harris
Every decision you make takes you one step closer to being wealthy ... or one step further away. - Shay Olivarria
Zoe leaned closer to Ruth, nearly nose to nose. If they were made from better stuff, they would have pretended the fault was theirs. They would have made a moment of it--a pretty moment. - Michael Benzehabe
God is the creator of love. He demonstrated His love to you through the sacrificial death of His Son. The closer you draw to God the more you will demonstrate your love for others by becoming a living sacrifice by putting others before yourself. - DeWayne Owens
If I had to do all the things I wanted in my life the time I have alive wouldn't be enough, so I choose those that keeps me closer to my purpose and God. - Evans Biya
If you wish to be a writer– then write, and don’t allow anyone to tell you that you’re on the ‘wrong’ path. You know where you’re going, and each word you write gets you a step closer. - M. Kirin
God can turn the impossibile into possibilities. Possibilities become opportunities. Opportunities leads us one step closer to our dreams! - Anasia Nicole Hixon
The closer one approaches to God, the simpler one becomes. - Teresa of Ávila
Sometimes the most beautiful things are in front of our eyes, and we don’t even notice because we’re either too busy or too afraid to take a closer look. - Katja Michael
Keep going; your destination is getting closer. - Debasish Mridha
God is closer to you than you think. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A retreat from someone or something isn't unusual. Just as how you edge closer to see better, at times you may need to take a step back to get a clearer view. - rajuda
If we don't make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America. - Louis Farrakhan
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