Quotation Explorer - 'Draws'

God draws near to the brokenhearted. He leans toward those who are suffering. He knows what it feels like to be wounded and abandoned. - John D. Richardson
As the hand held before the eye conceals the greatest mountain, so the little earthly life hides from the glance the enormous lights and mysteries of which the world is full, and he who can draw it away from before his eyes, as one draws away a hand, beholds the great shining of the inner worlds. - Rabbi Nachman de Bratslav
A writer draws a road map where readers walks with their love, joy, anger, tears, and dismay. Every story, every poem, has different meanings for every reader. - Debasish Mridha
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength. - Hasidic Saying
It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats. - Russian proverb
A good writer refuses to be socialized. He insists on his own version of things, his own consciousness. And by doing so he draws the reader's eye from its usual groove into a new way of seeing things. - Bill Barich
Something draws you... An impatience with your own ignorance. - Richard Ford
A simple child. That lightly draws its breath. And feels its life in every limb. What should it know of death? - William Wordsworth
Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Abt Draws from a trove of personal experience to create a vivid account of the people and place. Along the way, Abt addresses big questions such as economic reform and practical ones such as how to use e–commerce to achieve brand recognition in North Korea. - Jeff Baron
The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you. - Anita Roddick
When you bring all your doubts and fears to God, you’ll find the reason to trust Him. And as you trust Him, you will draw closer to Him. Best of all, no one who draws closer to God can possibly remain unchanged. - Pauline Creeden
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
Nothing draws people more quickly away from religion than an open mind. - Hemant Mehta
As Unto the bow the the cord is ,So unto the man is woman;Though she bends him, she obeys him,Though she draws him , yet she follows:Useless each without the other. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Dirge of the dying and the stench of fear,Black souls repent as hell draws near," - Percy Pemmeney the smuggler, from Curse of Ancient Shadows. - Rod Tyson
Evil draws men together. - Aristotle
He who denies the existence of a truth because it sounds negative creates a vacuum that draws the darkness unto him.
Love is an attraction. It draws one person to another even though they are a thousand miles apart. - Debasish Mridha
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
Paradoxes are what draws Wisdom like bees to honey! Hence, where there is no paradox (Complexity), there is no need for Wisdom.... - Amit Chatterjee
What is it about the Heavens that draws us to look up? For generations, centuries, (millennia?) it seems we are drawn to look up for answers, comfort in times of despair, with pleas for help, when we are in need of grace, and to give thanks. - Bella Vespira
Be systematically heroic in little unnecessary points, do every day or two something for no other reason than its difficulty, so that, when the hour of need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved or untrained to stand the test. - Daniel Akst
Goodness is funny because it draws you to it while curiously possessing you with the untrammelled desire to turn it into something bad. - Sophie Villalobos
Never let someone who draws a line and say you can't cross it intimidate you. Don't be discouraged when someone says you can't do it. You might have been the only one sent to do it. - Israelmore Ayivor
All precious things discovered lateTo those that seek them issue forth,For Love in sequel works with Fate,And draws the veil from hidden worth - Alfred Lord Tennyson
Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long-bow; its force depends on the strength of the hand that draws it. But argument is like an arrow from a cross-bow, which has equal force if drawn by a child or a man.
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does. - George Bernard Shaw
Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth. - Søren Kierkegaard
She (historian Barbara Tuchman) draws on skepticism, not cynicism, leaving the reader not so much outraged by human ability as amused and saddened by human folly. - Robert K. Massie
Silence is pure and holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. - Nichols Parks
For the human soul is virtually indestructible, and its ability to rise from the ashes remains as long as the body draws breath. - Alice Miller
A nation that draws too broad a difference between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards, and its fighting done by fools. - Thucydides
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not explicitly permitted is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day. - Unknown
Don't allow others to put a cap on you. Don't simply agree when someone draws your own finishing line. You're the captain of your destiny!!! - Assegid Habtewold
You either get the point of Africa or you don't. What draws me back year after year is that it's like seeing the world with the lid off. - A.A. Gill
Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think. - Pope Benedict XVI
Story should be a descent -- the feeling that there is an intense gravity to the narrative that draws you down, down, down. - Chuck Wendig
Live whatever draws out the magic within. - A.D. Posey
Love is the line that draws the shape of God. --Bleeding Hearts (Demimonde #1) - Ash Krafton
This grace of God is a very great, strong, mighty and active thing. It does not lie asleep in the soul. Grace hears, leads, drives, draws, changes, works all in man, and lets itself be distinctly felt and experienced. It is hidden, but its works are evident. - Martin Luther
There’s something about human nature which draws us to people who are authentic and makes us want to repel those that aren’t. - Rachael Bermingham
Reasoning draws a conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience. - Francis Bacon
The Holy Spirit never draws attention to Himself. He always points to and reveals Jesus. - John Paul Warren
Identity politics divides us; fiction connects. One is interested in sweeping generalizations, the other in nuances. One draws boundaries, the other recognizes no frontiers. Identity politics is made of solid bricks; fiction is flowing water. - Elif Shafak
Poetry creates the myth, the prose writer draws its portrait. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
He’s an indulgent sort of man……With a quick lip and a fierce tongue, the sort of tongue that draws you in with charm and words of praise, awkward silences and desperate worships. - Coco J. Ginger
Virtues are formed by prayer.Prayer preserves temperance. Prayer suppresses anger. Prayer prevents emotions of pride and envy.Prayer draws into the soul the Holy Spirit, and raises man to Heaven. - St. Ephrem of Syria
But then arises the doubt, can the mind of man, which has, as I fully believe been developed from a mind as low as that possessed by the lowest animal, be trusted when it draws such grand conclusions? - Charles Darwin
A 'black' man who draws a 'black' person with big lips is called observant. A 'white' man who does the same is called a racist. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Whatever draws the mind outward is unspiritual and whatever draws the mind inward is spiritual - Ramana Maharshi
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