Quotation Explorer - 'Concerns'

I am a man, and whatever concerns humanity is of interest to me. - Terence
In what concerns you much, do not think that you have companions: know that you are alone in the world. - Henry David Thoreau
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. - Martin Luther King Jr.
For what is love if one loves a woman without knowing her? Just a decision to love? Or even an imitation? The question concerns us all: If, from our childhood on, the examples of love were not there inviting us to copy them, would we know what "loving" means? - Milan Kundera
Sometimes people say that we're living in the future, and time's up for science fiction, but I think that never will be, because science fiction really isn't about the future. It's about change and present-day concerns - Stephen Baxter
Politics: private interests masquerading as public concerns. - Marty Rubin
All concerns of men go wrong when they wish to cure evil with evil. - Sophocles
There comes a stage in the life of a person having feelings, when both i.e speaking out and keeping mum on a matter that concerns everyone becomes equally painful. - Anuj Somany
The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent to the concerns of such puny creatures as we are. - Carl Sagan
Do have a mind of your own. This is not just a spiritual matter only, but one which concerns ordinary manliness. I would do many things to please my friends, but to go to hell to please them is more than I would venture. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The kind of work that should be the main part of life is the kind of work you would want to do if you weren't being paid for it. It's work that comes out of your own internal needs, interests and concerns. - Noam Chomsky
. . . All artists’ work is autobiographical. Any writer’s work is a map of their psyche. You can really see what their concerns are, what their obsessions are, and what interests them. - Kim Addonizio
They worried to an excessive degree about getting gender correct, as if elves gave a shit. Humans could keep their concerns about everyone’s genitalia to themselves. - Sabrina Zbasnik
A good man cares about others. A good man has not only selfish desires. He is not only centered in himself. A bad man has no concern for others. He has only selfish concerns. He is centered in his own world. - Swami Dhyan Giten
But how can the characters in a play guess the plot? We are not the playwright, we are not the producer, we are not even the audience. We are on the stage. To play well the scenes in which we are "on" concerns us much more than to guess about the scenes that follow it. - C.S. Lewis
It is always perilous to suppose that the past is over and done with or that it can ever safely be disconnected from the pressing concerns of the present. - Christopher Kelly
The superior man cannot be known in little matters, but he may be entrusted with great concerns. The small man may not be entrusted with great concerns, but he may be known in little matters. - Confucius
Not what man knows but what man feels, concerns art. All else is science. - Bernard Berenson
Our archives are treasure troves - a testament to many lives lived and the complexity of the way we move forward. They contain clues to the real concerns of day-to-day life that bring the past alive. - Sara Sheridan
I have been where you are now. I have felt the fears and resolved them. I have had the doubts and concerns and found the way forward.Lift up your head, and step ahead... - Moutasem Algharati
[S]ex trafficking and mass rape should no more be seen as women's issues than slavery was a black issue or the Holocaust was a Jewish issue. These are all humanitarian concerns, transcending any one race, gender, or creed. - Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life." - Paul Tillich
You can do the right thing that seems wrong to others, or the wrong thing that seems right, and its actually puerile to await recommendation when what you are about to do doesn't concerns anyone. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I don't really believe anything I say. Because the nature of my work concerns the spaces between the words, rather than the words themselves. - Ram Dass
Globally, millions of married men and women engage the servicesof sex workers each year. Despite growing health concerns aboutthe increased risk of STDs and HIV AIDS this trade continues toblossom, leading to the premature termination of several lives andthe dissolution of several marriages. - Oche Otorkpa
In De Rerum Natura, Lucretius pointed out a very central truth concerning the examined life. That is, that the man of science who concerns himself solely with science, who cannot enjoy and be enriched by art, is a misshapen man. An incomplete man. - William Styron
This storm we are in concerns me greatly. Even in the midst of the storm I know the Son shines from behind the clouds and will eventually break through completely. There is hope. Let's impact this change together. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
What you seek you shall never find. For when the Gods made man, They kept immortality to themselves.Fill your belly.Day and night make merry.Let Days be full of joy.Love the child who holds your hand.Let your wife delight in your embrace.For these alone are the concerns of man. - The Epic of Gilgamesh
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses! - Juvenal
As for what concerns me in particular I have only in my life carried to an extreme what you have not dared to carry halfway, and what's more, you have taken your cowardice for good sense, and have found comfort in deceiving yourselves. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
When power narrows the areas of a man's concerns, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence - J.F. Kennedy
The image that concerns most people is the reflection they see in other people's minds. - Edward de Bono
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