Quotation Explorer - 'Closest'

Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even. - Will Rogers
Laughter is the closest distance between two people. - Victor Borge
Taste is not only a part and index of morality, it is the only morality. The first, and last, and closest trial question to any living creature is "What do you like?" Tell me what you like, I'll tell you what you are. - John Ruskin
A wiry crewman named Kobis sat at the end of a couch, reading a book in the low light, clearly relishing the closest thing he ever found to peace and quiet - V.E. Schwab
A man's weakest spots are almost always closest to his passions. - Auliq Ice
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in. - Margaret Cho
Do you believe in magic?" she asked. "I believe in you," he said. "And you're the closest thing to magic that I've found. - John Mark Green
When you become a raindrop in your mind Thunder is the closest friend you may find Wind lashed trees, dark clouds, lightning or the dust Everything you will bear once you adjust - Munia Khan
But marriage is more than just two people. Marriages are a combination of two people, their closest family members, and the nearest and dearest of friends that enter that circle of love. - Sandi Gamble
It may be crazy, but I'm the closest thing I have to a voice of reason. - Gil Scott-Heron
The closest and most precious people in your life are guaranteed to make you feel the entire spectrum of human emotions. - John Wayne Gacy
There are few men more superstitious than soldiers. They are, after all, the men who live closest to death. - Mary Stewart
The people you are closest to tend to be able to hurt you the most - that is why heartbreak is so hard to deal with, why death is so painful, and why fights can destroy things that matter. - Megan Wilson
Sadhana means the practice to closest to the GOD (Baba) and a Shivir means an environment in which the sadhakas get the opportunity and guidance to do sadhana in a perfect manner................ i think. - shailendra kumar Lal
And yet I was filled with grief. In the beginning of all love there is grief, because at that moment you’re closest to the ghost of parting. You know how easily it could all slip away, how easily it could evaporate into eternal, never-to-be-consummated longing. - Edeet Ravel
Running cross country is the closest man will ever get to flying. - Joseph Vanderstel
It is not possible to express the most precious insights, To see all that craves to be seen, To visit even the closest neighbors in the universe, To learn all that needs to be learned, To live without dying, And I am sad about it.But I livedAnd I am happy about that. - Dejan Stojanovic
Do you believe in magic?," she asked. "I believe in you," he said. "And you're the closest thing to magic that I've found. - J.M. Green
I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention. - Kenny Guinn
What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us; it creates in us a capacity for the closest possible intimacy with God. - Monica Baldwin
If Prophets and Messengers are the closest to godliness as any human is capable of being, and yet even they fail, how the fuck can anyone, less than perfect, be so arrogant as to expect they will do better than a Prophet, or Messenger of G-D. - Alejandro C. Estrada
Someone once said that love is the closest thing to magic that this world has, but magic enchants, deceives and casts a spell. - Donna Lynn Hope
You need your Anger to fuel youYou need your Rage to control youand you need your Heart to constrain youOnce you have achieved that, you will be the closest thing to an Immortal Invincible being, that has Ever walked upon this earth. - Faruk DML
Never let the little things, disrupt the biggest things you cherish in life. The smallest mistake, can cause the biggest regret and hurt to your closest companion. - Unarine Ramaru
It was in the work that she came closest to finding herself, by which we don’t mean gaining self-knowledge or understanding one’s true nature but rather how at some point you can see most plainly that this is what you do, this is how you fit in the wider ecology - Chang-rae Lee
As change is a constant as our houses, our money, our friends, our things and even our lovers can always disappear - the one thing that we will always remain the closest to, will be our minds and our bodies. - lauren klarfeld
When you love yourself too much, sometimes it becomes a problem, because it gets out of control. if you don't control yourself, you become yourself closest enemy ! - Beta Metani'Marashi
Authors are the closest thing man would come to understanding God. It is a remarkable thing to conjure up a life and create its story. - Palle Oswald
Wisdom is the closest to foolishness, a person can become so wise it leads him to become foolish. - Geoffrey Karl Green
I love revisions…We can’t go back and revise our lives, but being allowed to go back and revise what we have written comes closest. - Katherine Paterson
Don't we all deserve forgiveness? I hope we do; I believe we do. Forgiveness says as much about the character of the person bestowing it as the person receiving it. Learning to forgive may be the most difficult of human acts,and the closest thing to divinity, whatever you decide that is. - Justin Cronin
Weird Al Yankovic is the closest thing America has to Punk Rock. - Kurt Cobain
A sister is a dearest friend, a closest enemy, and an angel at the time of need. - Debasish Mridha
The closest thing to perfection is imperfection - Kamand Kojouri
To be desired is perhaps the closest anybody in this life can reach to feeling immortal. - John Berger
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. - Rainer Maria Rilke
The actions of our closest friends say a lot about our character—what we overlook, what we contribute to and what is important to us when the world doesn’t take notice. - Shannon L. Alder
A kiss on the beach when there is a full moon is the closest thing to heaven. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
When you absolutely trust someone, you are open, you are the real you, which fosters the closest possible relationship. Trust breeds more trust, which encourages habitual honestly from both parties. - Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus
Some writers need to sink in order to feel what their characters feel; in order to write their characters with the truest feeling possible. Those closest to those writers end up feeling the effects of that process. It takes a strong person to be with an emphatic writer. - Lori Goodwin
It is always the one closest to you that hurts you the most. - Davin Turney
I could give up, it's the easiest optionBut what would I achieve? Many sleepless nights holding regretOf all I didn't seek, That option will never exist to me; My dreams are far too real, Down the hard road I findMy place in the world; the closest To home Ill ever feel. - Nikki Rowe
What single-minded, purposeful, compassionate obedience did it take for Jesus to walk through this world completely unrecognized for who he truly was? Even those dearest and closest to him did not grasp it while he lived. - Marcia Lebhar
I think the closest thing to a time machine that I've ever found is the Children's section of a library. - AnnaMarie Ralph
A person is an objective entity, which as a definite subject has the closest contacts with the whole (external) world and is most intimately involved with it precisely because of its inwardness, its interior life. - Pope John Paul II
The present is the closest that you will ever get to the future. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In a friend one should have ones best enemy. You should be closest to him with your heart when you resist him. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The closest thing to Heaven, is having a peaceful mind, and a beautiful, pure heart. - Anthony Liccione
I read the bible every day and the one thing I have noticed is that those characters that are closest to God seem to be the ones who question and wonder and think more than others. - J.W. Lord
Live like the universe is your beloved home, love like everyone is your closest friend. - Debasish Mridha
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