Quotation Explorer - 'Deny'

When we deny the spiritual dimension to our existence, we end up living like animals. And when we deny the physical, sexual dimension to our existence, we end up living like angels. And both ways are destructive, because God made us human. - Rob Bell
That money talks, I'll not deny, I heard it once: it said, 'goodbye - Richard Armour
Loyalty, trust, we both know those don’t exist toward others in our world. We prize ourselves above all others. To deny that would make you the biggest liar there is." - Marko Delacroix - Alaska Angleini (Lure (Marko Delacroix series))
Materialists deny God because they can't smell a rose with a telescope. - Adriano Bulla
I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words. - John Milton
Politics exists in every organization, We can not deny - Avinash Advani
Conscientious stupidity is a religion for most. Many will deny it, but it's those same people that find it easier to ignore the truth. This religion can only be followed by their humble ignorance. It's safe to assume, that this religion is an illusion of knowledge. - Lionel Suggs
Asking someone to deny their own inner reality causes further rupture. - Elaine Margolin
Don't deny the past. Remember everything. If you're bitter, be bitter. Cry it out! Scream! Denial is gangrene. - Joy Kogawa
Those who would deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, cannot long retain it. - Abraham Lincoln
It was electric and we couldn't deny it anymore, even when our words spoke different the energy we drew from each-other spoke too loud, it was almost impossible to ignore. - Nikki Rowe
Banning books is just another form of bullying. It's all about fear and an assumption of power. The key is to address the fear and deny the power. - James Howe
None of this is to deny that the Niger Delta has made mistakes. It has, and a good number at that. But then, mistakes are made to make wiser and therefore help in better decision making. - Emi Iyalla
If knowledge is power, let's spread it as widely as possible and dilute it to deny those who would abuse it. - Stuart Aken
Do you Believe? Do you Fade like a Dream?Let me hear you BREATHELet me watch as you sleepThe Sparrow's Eyes... Promises shift into judgmentsI cannot deny that you were designed for my punishments - Slipknot
I don't discuss evolution, to believe the theory is to deny many known evidences about the existence of a supreme creator (God) those who hold on to that view are in denials of reality and are by so doing ignorant - Oluseyi Akinbami
It takes courage to own up your actions that hurt others, to look Into the eye and to mean the sorry, To accept the mistake and not deny, all of this needs courage. - Mansi Soni
Do not deny the truth. - Lailah Gifty Akita
She felt powerless to withstand or deny him. He was altogether too much for her, and Bathsheba seemed as one who, facing a reviving wind, finds it to blow so strongly that it stops the breath. - Thomas Hardy
I have the ‘L’.You have the ‘O’.Fate has the ‘V’.Together we have the ‘E’.How then can we deny we are in LOVE? - Matshona Dhliwayo
With you it's different, There isn't a catostrophic emotion of endorphines, but there is a silent feeling of contentment & peace. I won't deny I have my fears, but your worth the discovery. - Nikki Rowe
Dear Mrs. Black: On seven prior occasions this company has denied your claim in writing. We now deny it for the eighth and final time. You must be stupid, stupid stupid, stupid! - John Grisham
I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I'm like, 'My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don't have it. I just want to chill.' We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it. - Kobe Bryant
Dream and act HUGE my friends; for to do less is to deny who you are. And live with BOLD conviction as you move forcefully into the certainty of your great success! - Christopher Babson
The best six doctors anywhereAnd no one can deny itAre sunshine, water, rest, and airExercise and diet.These six will gladly you attendIf only you are willingYour mind they'll easeYour will they'll mendAnd charge you not a shilling.-- Nursery rhyme quoted by , What the River Knows, 1990 - Wayne Fields
There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything. - George Gordon Byron
When anyone thinks a woman who serves "gives 'cause that's what mothers or real women do," they deny her full humanity and thus fail to see the generosity inherent in her acts. - bell hooks
The coward says in his heart There is no love. Because, standing in the shadows of the big, grand, and powerful existence of love, his small spirit is left feeling even smaller and less significant. And so he chooses to deny the existence of love altogether. Because he is too small to have it. - C. JoyBell C.
To deny we need and want power is to deny that we hope to be effective.
The Godless would deny and destroy human rights .... the liberties of a nation cannot be secure when belief in God is abandoned.
I won't deny that I haven't been this vulnerable for a long time, it scares me ~ all of it, love, emotion and connection but I've reached a point in my life that I now know this type of love doesn't knock often and when it does, maybe it's time to open the door. - Nikki Rowe
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities. - Ayn Rand
Reality may not be what you want it to be, but it is the reality you now must face. You can deny this reality and try to wish it away, or you can accept it and not waste any energy on wanting it to be different. - David W. Earle
Edward Snowden isn't a traitor. He reported the crime of conspiracy to deny citizens of their constitutional rights. NetworkEtiquette.net - David Chiles
I try and try to deny that I need you but still you remain on my mind.
Depression exist without you knowing it, even denying it. It is not an illusion. You don't even know you're in it. It takes awhile before you realize it. If you deny it, it means your still in there or else you won't talk about your misery and the dramas in your life. - Ann Marie Aguilar
There is no such thing as change, but I would describe it as an alteration.'' Change implies transformation, if humanity has instincts and impulses how can we deny the very things that make us human.'' If change implies transformation wouldn't that mean we have no impulses and instincts. - Testy McTesterson
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it. - Kevyn Aucoin
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants. - Stephen King
To deny our own impulses is to deny the very thing that makes us human. - Andy and Larry Wachowski
You deny them hope... You are telling them that Jesus loves them, but not much. - Harper Lee
Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. - Zora Neale Hurston
The worst abuse of freedom is to deny that it exists. - Marty Rubin
When it comes to being famous, you’re usually the last to know, and the first to deny it. Unless you were already famous in your head. In which case, party on, Wayne! Party on, Garth! - Carroll Bryant
When you imitate others in real life, you deny the world benefits of your uniqueness. So be who you were born to be!. - Gugu Mona
How controversial is for one to deny that men aren't from space while the Earth itself is in space? - Marcus L. Lukusa
The best way to protect evil, to deny it existence. - VicDo
To change, you need to accept your past and deny to be challenged and overcome by your future. - Auliq Ice
To refuse ever to deny your youth, right up to extreme old age, to battle all life long to transubstantiate your adolescent flowering into a fruit-ladden tree - that, I belive, is the road of the fulfilled man. (Report to Greco) - N. Kazantzakis
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history. - George Orwell
The greatest mystery is not that we have been flung at random between the profusion of matter and of the stars, but that within this prison we can draw from ourselves images powerful enough to deny our nothingness. - Andre Malraux
Never deny yourself any pleasure, real or imaginary. - Marty Rubin
We tend to deny our humanity because in accepting the fullness of it, we would need to confess how little we’ve done with it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
most of us can only deny short-term pleasures because we see a realistic path between self-denial now and something better down the road. - David Brooks
You shall discuss dreams, not deny! - Cass van Krah
The longer you deny something, such as love, the larger the feelings will grow until you cannot deny it any longer. - Casey King, Fingerlike
If you believe in something because of miracles, then another kind of miracles can make you deny it. - Toba Beta
It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative. - John Burroughs
The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority. - Lord Acton
We cannot deny the facts of nature, but we should certainly try to improve on them. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
He got off on Lincoln and slavery and dared any man there to deny that Lincoln and the negro and Moses and the children of Israel were the same, and that the Red Sea was just the blood that had to be spilled in order that the black race might cross into the Promised Land. - William Faulkner
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Classic fairy tales do not deny the existence of heartache and sorrow, but they do deny universal defeat. - Greenhaven
I’ve always wondered why women are expected to deny their true age. Why? To be a woman of 50 and up is a badge of triumph—a hard-earned certificate that says you survived the shallowness, the violence, the meanness, and the caprice of a male-dominated society without losing your mind! - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God cannot retain it. - Abraham Lincoln
Previously, when I began to write this tale, I set out by saying that Mlle. Claude was a whore. She is a whore, of course, and I'm not trying to deny it, but what I say now is--if Mlle. Claude is a whore then what name shall I find for the other women I know? - Henry Miller
The fulfillment of your dreams lies within you and you alone.When you understand and accept this then nothing, or no one can deny you greatness. - JohnA Passaro
What you deny or ignore, you delay, What you accept and face, you conquer. - Robert Tew
she has cratersbut only a fool can deny her beauty.She silently stare sun whole night& reflects his lighthis love with stars at times. - Lokesh Fouzdar
I wish to offer the world more than just beauty and plastic moments. I wish to offer the world depth, conversation, poetry and wisdom. I hope you do not deny me when I open these doors. - Maria Elena
At the core of the heart of an atheist is a heart that doesn't deny the existence, sovereignty and power of God but it chooses deliberately not to believe it for a long while. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
...as we are endowed. ...with rhetorics. ...none will deny. ...of innocence. ...towards scribbling. ...of love lines. ...and of lust. ...to what seems like male. ...to what seems like female. ...in those days. ...I mean nothing. ...but in high school.....even me. ...I can't deny. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Even if you are strange, you may not be able to deny that we all live in the same home that we call Earth. So let us love her. - Debasish Mridha
If we deny the thirst of love, we stand to lose the last known address of the stranger whithin us. - Sorin Cerin
The moment will arrive when you are comfortable with who you are, and what you are– bald or old or fat or poor, successful or struggling- when you don't feel the need to apologize for anything or to deny anything. To be comfortable in your own skin is the beginning of strength. - Charles B. Handy
Life was indeed cruel; but it was better to glorify the Will than deny it. - John N. Gray
pain is like the cold. do not give it your attention. but unlike the cold do not deny being in pain - Laetitia R 2015
Materialist deny God because they can't smell a rose with a powerful telescope. - Adriano Bulla
That God does not exist, I cannot deny, That my whole being cries out for God I cannot forget. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Whether you deny your wounds or see them clearly, they bring a great source of power because they lived in the same place as your heart. - Shannon L. Alder
What?" I asked."Nothing," he said."Why are you looking at me like that?"Augustus half smiled. "Because you're beautiful. I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence. - John Green
To live your life afraid of others and deny them a chance to come close is to not live at all. - Heather Marie Adkins
Love is like a cigarette we all know it kills but don't deny. - abhishek vicky
Truth is what is true, and it's not necessarily factual. Truth and fact are not the same thing. Truth does not contradict or deny facts, but it goes through and beyond facts. This is something that it is very difficult for some people to understand. Truth can be dangerous. - Madeleine L'Engle
I wonder how appropriate it is to try to 'argue someone into the kingdom.' Many apologists hotly deny any such charge, but I don't believe them. The tenor of almost all apologetics literature makes it plain that this is their intent. - Robert M. Price
The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law and particularly to deny him the judgement of his peers is in the highest degree odious and is the foundation of all totalitarian government whether Nazi or Communist. - Winston S. Churchill
All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it. - H. L. Mencken
The secret of all success is to know how to deny yourself. Prove that you can control yourself, and you are an educated man; and without this all other education is good for nothing. - R. D. Hitchcock
No man who know aught can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free. - John Milton
How hurtful it can be to deny one's true self and live a life of lies just to appease others. - June Ahern
DNA, DNA, DNA. You never ever deny it, fool. I thought he is my cold enemy. When he died, he became my father. Says Bhutta (Biography) - M.K. Bhutta
Embracing each instant creates enthusiasm and joy towards your life. Each moment is new, exciting, and fresh when you accept instead of judge and deny. Your whole life is transformed into celebrated moments. - Janice Anderson
Perserverance: Outlasting the most rash, pessimistic, cowardly naysayers; those first in line to deny us the dreams never tried. Ourselves. - R.S. Guthrie
I've grown certain that the root of all fear is that we've been forced to deny who we are. - Frances Moore Lappe
We can try and push eachother away, we can try and deny what we feel but when two hearts have connected and two souls have been reminded of love there is simply no way fate can keep us apart. - Nikki Rowe
During our darkest moments on the edges of time we mostly deny compassion and hope for those who will shape our shadows into light! - Vasilios Karpos
It's a power that I can't explain. As it flows and it grows and it shapes my faith. There've been hundreds of moments I can't deny. When it brushe against the fire or dwelt in the Fire of God. - Kenneth Copeland
Every growth on this planet is at the cost of loss to some one. No one can deny it or proove it wrong. - Ragesh Nair
When we run, hide and try to deny our trauma the little boy or girl within comes back to seek validation, healing and peace. - Cecibel Contreras
If we deny the grief its right in our lives, then we must question the love for which the grief is supposedly rooted. God's grief is founded in His love for Himself and His love for us. Looking at God as our model is healthy. Facing the pain means honoring those with whom our love is rooted. - W. Scott Lineberry
It is easier to exclude harmful passions than to rule them, and to deny them admittance than to control them after they have been admitted. - Seneca
The people deny their past won’t have secure and strong future. - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
There are no shadows in darkness. Shadows are created by light, and only exist in the presence of light. Refusing to acknowledge our shadow leads us to deny the presence of light in us. - Franco Santoro
Life cannot deny you of what you desired when you are committed to your dreams - Lailah Gifty Akita
The clash is born of the fact that the child within me sees with undiluted clarity what the adult within me is incessantly working to deny. And in these most vexing moments, to be the adult is to defer to the child. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians: who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, walk out the door, and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable. - Kevin Max
if you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, at the cultural level, any reflection of themselves. - Junot Díaz
We have a choice. We can embrace our humanness, which means embracing our broken natures and the compassion that remains our best hope for healing. Or we can deny our brokenness, forswear compassion, and, as a result, deny our own humanity. - Bryan Stevenson
What does love mean if we would deny it to others? - DaShanne Stokes
Love can either be your greatest companion or your worst enemy, depending on your pride to accept or deny things. - Anthony Liccione
If you were in a burning house and there was a cat and a Rembrandt, what would you save? The cat...you would save the cat, because the cat is alive. The art is dead. It's just paint on a canvas, ink on a page. To live for art is to deny life. It's just to destroy life. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
To express nostalgia for a childhood we no longer share is to deny the actual significance and humanity of children. - Perry Nodelman
The pressures on gay teens can be overwhelming--to keep secrets, tell lies, deny who you are, and try to be who you're not. Remember: you are special and worth being cared about, loved, and accepted just as you are. Never, ever let anyone convince you otherwise. - Alex Sanchez
It's usually the selfish people who are loved the most. They do what you deny yourself, and you love them for it. You give them your heart. - Saul Bellow
We do not deny the possibility of peaceful [political] transition, but we are still awaiting the first case. - Fidel Castro
For a thinking creature of high intellect there can be no pleasure separate from emotion. If you deny men emotion you deny them pleasure.
Nothing could add to the horror of hell, except the presence of its creator, God. While I have life, as long as I draw breath, I shall deny with all my strength, and hate with every drop of my blood, this infinite lie. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Don’t deny your emotions andforce yourself to smile when youfeel like crying. Cry, but learn tosmile through your tears. - Domonique Bertolucci
The soul who does not live to give the best, deny the sacred self of full strength. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If the militarily most powerful and least threatened states need nuclear weapons for their security, how can one deny such security to countries that are truly insecure? The present nuclear policy is a recipe for proliferation. It is a policy for disaster. - Joseph Rotblat
Changes are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation. - Gail Sheehy
If a woman tells you how terrible she looks, sincerely deny it, even if you agree. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Don't deny your parents a chance at happiness and also an opportunity to see you achieve greatness. - Unarine Ramaru
Sometimes God doesn't deny, he delays. - Shannon L. Alder
Every time you shift a blame on what you could have taken responsibility for, you deny yourself an opportunity to learn and grow. - Gugu Mona
If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater. - Unknown
While I know that the beautiful, the spiritual, and the sublime are today suspect, I have begun to stop resisting the constant urge to deny that beauty has a valid right to exist in contemporary art.
To deny a developing mind access to its specialty is cruel. To judge one's worthiness in the specialties of others is equally inhuman.
We are to point saints to look to Christ, and then to deny themselves and follow Christ, obeying Christ above all else. Not pointing them to ourselves, nor following us, nor obeying us. Our ministry has got to be about them following our Lord Jesus Christ. - brother Billy
It’s illegal to deny people their records due to race or gender. Adoptees deserve the same rights and protections. - DaShanne Stokes
We do not want to deny existence. Yet we also do not want to limit existence. Thus, we observe and honor without forming opinion, labeling, or adding a story to the object of our observation. - Alaric Hutchinson
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