Quotation Explorer - 'Deserved'

Thoughts are supreme. It is driving the car we call life. So to reach the deserved destination think right. - Debasish Mridha
The most stable, and therefore, the most healthy self-esteem is based on deserved respect from others rather than on external fame or celebrity and unwarranted adulation. - Abraham H. Maslow
How had I deserved to be so blessed by such confessions? —how had I deserved to be so cursed with the removal of my beloved in the hour of her making them, But upon this subject I cannot bear to dilate. - Edgar Allan Poe
There are things we all know about but we don't think they are important.Like hurting while seeing your share of love and attention going to someone else but smiling at it because you tell yourself that maybe they deserved it more.No. You deserved it.What makes you think you don't? - Simran.M.Anthony
He didn’t deserve compassion. Sympathy. Not even understanding. He deserved worse, far worse than he had ever been given. - V.S. Carnes
I loved him beyond madness being one soul one vein one body , which he never deserved - Seema Gupta
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it. - Tacitus
Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams. - V.S. Carnes
We spend lots of time in nurturing relationship,some person are lucky enough to do it for deserved ones but most of us are unlucky because when it seems we have nurtured very patiently and carefully, we end up with wrong person. That's Life... - Amit Aarav
I learnt my best lessons from some of the worst people & I look back now and think thank fuck I let you go, I deserved to grow. - Nikki Rowe
He looked at his watch and knew he had to get going. He wished he could spend forever staring at her, but he was not meant to have that much happiness; he never thought he deserved it. Not after spending centuries as he did. - Daniele Lanzarotta
By now, she was far from the scorch of these sands. After the ransom deal, she would be safely married in England. To Ashton. And Caine, who had hurt her far more than anything Abdullah had planned for her with that long, curved dagger, deserved no better than this torment of knowing it. - V.S. Carnes
I feel like when I give trust that isn't earned, I receive hurt that isn't deserved. - Steve Maraboli
the only graceful way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you cant ignore it, top it; if you cant top it, laugh at it; if you cant laugh at it, its probably deserved - Russell Lynes
Respect can be offered and is deserved by a homeless man and so by a president. - Unarine Ramaru
Life in all its brevity deserved to be lived, for the right reasons. Belonging Places. - M.R. Weston
People who excuse their faults and claim they didn't deserved to be punished - there are lots of them. But those who don't excuse their faults and admit they didn't deserve to be spared - they are few. - Zhuangzi
sometimes forgiving someone it's not because he's really sorry and deserved it, but because we were worthy of tranquility. - Glad Munaiseche
Never allow impatience to rob you of what you truly deserved. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few things that cannot be brought. It is the free gift of mankind, which must be deserved before it will be granted, and is at last unwillingly bestowed. - Samuel Johnson
I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends. - Walt Whitman
In order for grace to truly be grace, it has to extend to absolutely everyone, no matter what, no questions, no exceptions. Otherwise we think that somehow, by living a moral life...we've deserved it - Jay Bakker
Yes, I was a badass all right. And I no longer felt like I needed someone, but instead WANTED someone to share this newfound badassery with. I deserved the best. Anything else wouldn't do. - Becky Ruhter
Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Some see an innocent victim. Others will see evil incarnate getting exactly what's deserved. - Emily Thorne
How could someone possibly be that beautiful? She wondered for the hundred thousandth time. What higher power orchestrated such a perfect union of genes? Who decided that one single solitary soul deserved skin like that? It was so fundamentally unfair.(Chasing Harry Winston) - Lauren Weisberger
proved to the world that even a woman can accomplish something in the most rigorous and abstract of sciences and for that reason would well have deserved an honorary degree. Carl Friedrich Gauß - Sophie Germain
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