Quotation Explorer - 'Devoted'

I have voices in my headI'm a slave to imaginary peopleI feel what they feelI experience what they experience I live in their world And I'm devoted to translating their storiesI'm not crazy, I'm a writer - Charisse Spiers
Knowledge in the head and virtue in the heart, time devoted to study or business, instead of show and pleasure, are the way to be useful and consequently happy. - John Adams
Don’t allow yourself to become disheartened when the thread doesn’t suit or seems unsightly to you. Wait and watch. Be patient and devoted. As the threads twist and turn, you will begin to understand, and you will see the pattern finally materialize in all its splendor. - Colleen Houck
Librarians hoard the wisdom of humanity. They are the keepers of all knowledge, the guardians at the temples of understanding and devoted protectors of the sanctuary in the midst of uneducated anarchy. - Stephen Colbert
I do not punish my enemies with arrogance; I punish ,them, undoubtedly more subtle - with devoted respect. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
An institution theoretically devoted to providing comfort to those in need (the church) is in trouble because it has embraced the same pressure cooker we find everywhere else. - Tullian Tchividjian
If the anti-abortion movement took a tenth of the energy they put into noisy theatrics and devoted it to improving the lives of children who have been born into lives of poverty, violence, and neglect, they could make a world shine. - Michael Jay Tucker
Let's be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading. - Lena Dunham
Your truest spiritual path will lead you to yourself for it is devoted to becoming. - Mollie Marti
The truly noble heart sacrifices itself for others’ good, to defend the weak and the good against evil. To a heart like this, a heart devoted to chivalry, courage is a matter of form. - J. Aaron Gruben
Most of our so-called thinking processes are devoted to finding excuses for going on believing as we already do. - Herbert M. Shelton
Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence, which has for over one hundred years been devoted to the radiant ideals of goodness and justice. - Anton Chekhov
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure. - John D. Rockefeller
DAY, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent. This period is divided into two parts, the day proper and the night, or day improper -- the former devoted to sins of business, the latter consecrated to the other sort. These two kinds of social activity overlap. - Ambrose Bierce
Each of us is a story, waiting for a devoted reader who will take us off the shelf and embrace all our plot twists. - John Mark Green
The excellence of the soul is understanding; for the man who understands is conscious, devoted, and already godlike. - Hermes Trismegistus
It hurts so badly when you grow up and understand that everything you believed in and devoted yourself were just fallacy and stupidity. - M.F. Moonzajer
God wants to be seen on earth through His devoted servants. - Sunday Adelaja
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large. - Henry Ford
Thanksgiving Day is a day devoted by persons with inflammatory rheumatism to thanking a loving Father that it is not hydrophobia. - H. L. Mencken
What hinders me from hearing is that I am taken up with other things. It is not that I will not hear God, but I am not devoted in the right place. I am devoted to things, to service, to convictions, and God may say what He likes but I do not hear Him. - Oswald Chambers
4. Real men are men who have devoted their lives to solving the problem of others and giving a helping hand to those they meet in their journey through life. These are the kind of men that history can never forget. - Dr. Bien Sufficient
In any bureaucracy, the people devoted to the benefit of the bureaucracy itself always get in control, and those dedicated to the goals the bureaucracy is supposed to accomplish have less and less influence, and sometimes are eliminated entirely.[Pournelle's law of Bureaucracy] - Jerry Pournelle
As always, imagine how great the press corps would be if it devoted 1/1000th the energy to dissecting non-sex political wrongdoing - Glenn Greenwald
They devoted the city to the lord and destroyed with the sword every living thing in it - men and women, young and old, cattle, sheep and donkeys.
As an anti-American, I thank you for your rotten article devoted to my person.
I am reminded of the professor who, in his declining hours, was asked by his devoted pupils for his final counsel. He replied, 'Verify your quotations.' - Sir Winston Churchill
When you step up to being excellent, use hard work and determination as the powerful force they are. By also being devoted and persistent, over time it will reward you with sparkling success. - Mark F. LaMoure
Having devoted the first half of my life to the dark, I feel obliged to rever any pinpoint of light now. - Mary Karr
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
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]