Quotation Explorer - 'Following'

Under friends I just understand people which share the same ideas and thoughts which will mean.... Ops my mistake... I was just looking are you following or you like because of the crowd? - Deyth Banger
Before I start a project, I always ask myself the following question. Why is this book worth a year of my life? There needs to be something about the theme, the technique, or the research that makes the time spent on it worthwhile. - David Morrell
Are you following Christ's ambitions for your life or expecting Him to help you reach yours? - Stephen Davey
I keep following this sort of hidden river of my life, you know, whatever the topic or impulse which comes, I follow it along trustingly. And I don't have any sense of its coming to a kind of crescendo, or of its petering out either. It is just going steadily along. - William Stafford
The character to follow thru on commitments made to others is built by following thru on commitments made to self. - Orrin Woodward
But sometimes, when she'd be all by herself, walking home late in the evening on a crowded street she'd be afraid of her own shadow following her... - Sanhita Baruah
Commonsense will never come from following your heart; wisdom is only stored in the mind. - Shannon L. Alder
Feelings could override facts, as facts could alter feelings. Choose the truth first, rather than following after feelings. - Anthony Liccione
Following a trend is useful, until you start alienating the original. The last thing we want is to live in a world where everything is the same. Originality and individuality is key. - J.S. Strange
following a process is being programmed, living is doing it in other way. - Abdul Mueed
Your present interests are not a solid basis of a career decisions. So, stop following your passion and Do What Is Valuable.! - Moutasem Algharati
Do not be complacent about your achievements and not to strive for continual improvement when you get to the top. As soon as you let success go to your head, you sink into following familiar patterns and play it safe. In other words, you risk losing your edge. - Roy T. Bennett
Following all the rules leaves a completed checklist. Following your heart achieves a completed you. - Ray A. Davis
HAVING NEVER taken a decent holiday before, I decided on a trip to Thailand, booked a flight and flew out the following week. Mate, I loved it. The friendly people, the food, the females! - Simon Palmer
Following a spiritual path doesn't mean we won't feel emotional pain. But faith gives us the grace and the courage to get through it and the knowing that we will heal and be a better person for it. - Eileen Anglin
I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask them where they're going and hook up with them later. - Mitch Hedberg
Everything I do has a purpose, all of God's beings have a purpose. Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man. - Muhammad Ali
When you believe someone at work for anything & everything... remember someone else is also trusting & following you. If you find fault on others; know that it's not theirs, but yours... What you do others follow. - Stephen Manoharan
Just following orders' is no excuse unless you're in the bedroom. - Donna Lynn Hope
Always the following wind of historyOf others' wisdom makes a buoyant airTill we come suddenly on pockets where Is nothing loud but us; where voices seemAbrupt, untrained, competing with no lieOur fathers shouted once. - W.H. Auden
The one thing more difficult than following a regimen is not imposing it on others. - Marcel Proust
But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove. - José Martí
103When we try to be something that we are not, we become the slave of a rigid, fixed mind, following a rule about how things have to be. The violence and the anger in us remain unnoticed, because we are caught in our pictures of how we should be. - Charlotte Joko Beck
Whether rich or poor, following the Should Life will lead to heartache and struggle. Leading your life will lead to places you never thought you'd be, people you never thought you'd meet, knowledge you never thought you'd gain, and a life of adventure and growth. Lead your life; not the Should Life. - Tirumalai S. Srivatsan
All the blogs Christian,Military, Christian,Military, Operations Christians,Christ,Jesus,God,Prophecy and Ministry around the world.Warriors following Christ. - Martine Roddigase
He was following the Earth through its days, drifting with the rhythms of its myriad pulses, seeping through the webs of its life, swelling with its tides, turning with its weight. - Douglas Adams
Everyone has their secrets, and there are shadows following us all. - Chrystal Vaughan
Beware of following a train of thought. - Marty Rubin
Ideals are like stars: you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny. - Carl Schurz
From this arises the following question: whether it is better to be loved than feared, or the reverse. The answer is that one would like to be both the one and the other, but because they are difficult to combine, it is far better to be loved than feared if you cannot be both. - Niccolò Machiavelli
I believe in always being open to learning more through exploration of everything available and following one's sense of curiosity, creativity, and playfulness. - Jay Woodman
Slavery is impossible without the consent of the slave. Fear imprisons the mind, Faith. You either accept this prison by following the rules made by others. Or you break free, by making your own. - Christofer Emgard
And so faith is closing your eyes and following the breath of your soul down to the bottom of life, where existence and nonexistence have merged into irrelevance. All that matters is the little part you play in the vast drama. - Gordon Atkinson
Courtesy with them is tariqa and following them is haqiqa. - Imam Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Ja'far
Fanatics are like debris following the course of the wind, they are swept around like sand, and convinced to believe in what they do not understand. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Faithfully, Calvi was following the rules to the letter. He knew one thing: Whatever was in that document had caused the death of the leader of the Catholic Church. Who’d be next? - Peter J. Tanous
When it comes to our most precious commodity, our own health, many of us are like sheep following whatever our doctors and insurance companies and other medical care providers tell us to do and not to do.about our health. - Archelle Georgiou
Following intuition allows decision and action to be made in the same instant. - Maria Erving
True morality consists not in following the beaten track, but in finding the true path for ourselves, and fearlessly following it. - Mahatma Gandhi
If you look up 'Intelligence' in the new volumes of the Encyclopeadia Britannica, you'll find it classified under the following three heads: Intelligence, Human; Intelligence, Animal; Intelligence, Military. My stepfather's a perfect specimen of Intelligence, Military. - Aldous Huxley
Opportunity is being in God's place, at God's time, following God's instructions, to obtain God's results. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Nothing great is ever accomplished by following standards. - Geoffroy Birtz
The best ‘apologia’ (defense) of Jesus Following is your life ...not talking religion! ~ gfp '42© Gary F. Patton - http://diigo.com/0odk2
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
My touchstone for following a line of wisdom is; ‘living the philosophy should bring freedom to the individual, and love, wisdom and compassion to society, to our relationships’. - Phil 'Philosofree' Cheney
We are pathfinders on a mission, Beholders following the Light, Runners gunning for the prize and Fighters remaining focused...You have been described, do not accept any other description! - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
It is only by following your deepest instinct that you can lead a rich life, and if you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, then your life will be safe, expedient and thin. - Katharine Butler Hathaway
The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials and following God's plan seems like it doesn't make sense at all. God is always in control and he will never leave us. - Allyson Felix
I believe in family values and following your dreams. - JoAnne Myers
time does stop sometimes, you see everyone passing by, following their destiny and the destination it is leading, and you conclude its better where you are then moving again....often history repeats itself before it changes..... - Prashant
I could hardly wait for following chapters, which arrived in dribs and drabs, and I began to feel for all the world like the young T.B. Macaulay walking from London to meet the Cambridge coach bearing the next installment of Waverley novels. - Vernon Sproxton
I realized that all my life, my values were based upon typical middle-class American values: hard work, doing good, living well, owning things, following the rules & being the best I can be... but God clearly says, "those are not MY values. I value justice, mercy & humility. - John Green
Following your dreams is better than being led by your fears. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Fiction may amuse us, but reality instills lessons to be imbibed through experience; to 'live' this stark reality called 'life' as a blessing, whereas some foolishly waste it by following fiction and fictitious characters. - Henrietta Newton Martin
When you rely on following the physical attraction of someone more than following your heart, you are lust. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
Where there is religion (religious following), there are no worries and where there are worries, there is no religion there. - Dada Bhagwan
You can't live an obedient life and miss an adventure. Following the commands of Christ is not just about behavior. Behavior modification is not an end in itself in the New Testament. Transformation is about knowing the truth and the truth setting you free. - Beth Moore
It's time to stop following your dreams and time to start chasing them! - Habeeb Akande
Move on, sky is not limit, wind can touch you, water can dip you, mother will care you, wife will nurture you and above all, oneday you will see your child following, up above the sky; you became a star, twinkling, watching and waiting to come back again, on earth. - Santosh Kalwar
Following dark winter's strife, a warm air rises, teemed with life. Birth, rebirth, as the waiting die. Old love, new love sprouts wings to fly. - Phar West Nagle
There’s still other songs that I think that would never be on the radio that get, it’s a different kind of response. Part II, there’s just nothing like that. That song will never be on a radio station. that song doesn’t need that sort of following in order to connect. - Hayley Williams
Carving your own path gets you to greatness quicker than following someone else's trail. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die. - Paul Simon
Be who you were meant to be and not what you've allowed yourself to become," Kate said to Mavis as she wavered over following her dream. from 'Lifesong - Christine M. Knight
If you're always following the crowd, you will never truly know who you are. Walk your own path. - Julian Pencilliah
The novelist defines the story with the following example: If you are told that the king died and then the queen died, that is a sequence of events. If you were told that the king died and then the queen died of grief, that is a story that he was interested. - E.M. Forster
Ideals are like stars. You will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But, like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides and following them you will reach your destiny. - Unknown
The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, following blind instinct, after an appearance of naturalness. The one leads to the highest peaks of art, the other to its lowest depths. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If we don't chase things--sometimes the things following us can catch up. - L. M. Montgomery
The whole interest of my reason, whether speculative or practical, is concentrated in the three following questions: What can I know? What should I do? What may I hope? (Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant
Following your heart is the best decision you will ever make". - Jennifer Lovering
That by the decrees and volitions, and consequently the providence of God, Scripture (as I will prove by Scriptural examples) means nothing but Nature's order following necessarily from her eternal laws. - Baruch Spinoza
Religion is the world's label for following God. But, it is a one-on-one, daily and personal relationship that God seeks from all of us. - Elizabeth Salamanca-Brosig
Any new venture goes through the following stages: enthusiasm, complication, disillusionment, search for the guilty, punishment of the innocent, and decoration of those who did nothing. - Unknown
The cost of not following your heart is spending the rest of your life wishing you had. - Anonymous
Those who say Rules are meant to be broken. are saying this by following rules of English language. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
Rather than following others, follow your dreams. - Yogesh Chauhan
He that thinketh he leadeth and hath no one following him is only taking a walk. - John C. Maxwell
Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny. - Carl Schurz
In those days, he said the following: I can only give you a little; but that little, I give to you with love. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Leaving what feels secure behind and following the beckoning of our hearts doesn't always end as we expect or hope. We may even fail. But here's the payoff: it can also be amazing and wonderful and immensely satisfying. - Steve Goodier
The best thing is to walk on the right path without looking back, without knowing who is following you because you must walk with your own speed, with your own freedom! Your followers will catch you or your ideas somehow somewhere ahead, somewhere in time! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Even gods are following trends. They are afraid to be forgotten by their creators - Bangambiki Habyarimana
Our atheist thoughts go out to his family following their loss. - Brian Spellman
The true cost of following your dreams isn't what you sacrifice when you chase them, it's what you lose when you don't - Simon S. Tam
It's hard to imagine a more biblical definition of devil worship than an exaltation of the self, an exaltation of the ego, and a tearing down of that countercultural sign of the cross," Moore argued. This pride doing things our way instead of following God's plan - Russell D. Moore
The road that leads to heaven is risky, lonely, and costly in this world, and few are willing to pay the price. Following Jesus involves losing your life-and finding new life in him. Follow Me, pg. 11 - David Platt
Knowing the truth is important, but following the truth is much more important. - Debasish Mridha
She could feel something unnatural following her every movement as she washed her bountiful Huzza and Wahzoozie" BATS - Fred Barnett
Discipline is giving yourself a command and following it up with action - Bob Proctor
We seem to believe it is possible to ward off death by following rules of good grooming. - Don Delillo
He leaned forward and opened his door, politely standing aside to let me by before following me in. There are some advantages to dating a guy from another era, I thought. Though I am a big believer in gender equality, chivalry scores high in my book. - Amy Plum
Persecution for Christians is not a possibility, it's a promise, it's not a maybe, it's a surely! Following Jesus can mean finding the trouble you've been looking for! - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
Follow your DreamsInstead of following others. - Shashank Rayal
There are so many people that use 'following your dreams' as an excuse to not work. When in reality, following your dreams, successfully, is nothing but work. - Brandon Stanton
EPITAPH, n. An inscription on a tomb, showing that virtues acquired by death have a retroactive effect. Following is a touching example: Here lie the bones of Parson Platt, Wise, pious, humble and all that, Who showed us life as all should live it; Let that be said -- and God forgive it! - Ambrose Bierce
The traveller must, of course, always be cautious of the overly broad generalisation. But I am an American, and a paucity of data does not stop me from making sweeping, vague, conceptual statements and, if necessary, following these statements up with troops. - George Saunders
I head a bitterness that hadn't been there before. Something was changing inside him. He'd had enough of following the rules. - Alice Hoffman
Sometimes it's very difficult to keep momentum when it's you that you are following. - - Andrew Lloyd Webber
Are you following the sheep to the slaughter house, or leading them to the pasture? - Jonathan Verderame
If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief. - Brené Brown
We Don't Want Him, We Want You- Cooper HawkesThis isn't a dating service. If we stop following orders there will be no order. - James Morrison as T.C. McQueen in Space Above and Beyond
She was becoming sad. There is no joy involved in following others' expectations of yourself. - Miriam Toews
If a couple isn’t following God’s guidelines for life or being led by the Holy Spirit, disagreements and misunderstandings skyrocket. - Elizabeth George
If you do not want to be lied to, then you need to stop following politics. - Steven Magee
We Born, Get Education, Get Jobs, Earn, Spend, Save And Eventually Die. That Can't Be Right. There Must Be Something Important We're Missing. We're Too Busy Following That Same Circle That We Forget Our Main Purpose of Life, To Know Ourselves.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
keep following your heart.it won't always be easy, but it'll be the most important thing you'll do. - Ava
Is there plenty of celebration in your life? How about your spiritual life? Is it an exercise in following rules and practices? Or does it look more like a joyous celebration? - Steve Goodier
Following your heart is the best decision you will ever make. - Jennifer Lovering
PHILISTINE, n. One whose mind is the creature of its environment, following the fashion in thought, feeling and sentiment. He is sometimes learned, frequently prosperous, commonly clean and always solemn. - Ambrose Bierce
Don't let someone feel like they are following you and don't let yourself feel like you are following someone. - Cyc Jouzy
The following Discourse [on art, by Sir Joshua Reynolds] is particularly Interesting to Blockheads as it endeavours to prove that There is No such thing as Inspiration & that any Man of a plain Understanding may by Thieving from Others become a Mich Angelo. - William Blake
A scout troop consists of twelve little kids dressed like schmucks following a big schmuck dressed like a kid. - Jack Benny
Management, a science? Of course not, it's just a waste-paper basket full of recipes which provided the dish of the day during a few years of plenty and economic growth. Now the recipes are inappropriate and the companies which persist in following them will disappear. - Leon Courville
Senescent judges show how patriotic they are by passing out hard sentences for tearing up a draft card or following one's conscience according to the principles established by our country at the Nuremburg trials. - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
Following Jesus isn’t something you can do at night where no one notices. It’s a twenty-four-hour-a-day commitment that will interfere with your life. That’s not the small print—that’s a guarantee. - Kyle Idleman
Wisdom is creating your own opinion. Everyone else is following someone else’s opinion. - Debasish Mridha
While following religion, where ‘any thing’ is required, they are all called ‘relative’ paths. - Dada Bhagwan
NOTHING IS STRONGER THAN THE RESILIENCE OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT. (found in an ad at Goodreads, but similar to the following quote by ) : Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit. - Bern Williams
Go where thou wilt, seek what thou wilt, and thou shalt not find a higher way above, nor a safer way below, than the way of the holy Cross."- Thomas A Kempis (The Following of Christ) - Thomas à Kempis
To become successful online, you only need to remember the following : Good Heart + Passion + Web Design + SEO + Digital Marketing + Dedication + Positiveness + Patience = Success - Dr. Christopher Dayagdag
You can’t build rich lives simply by reading sermons or following abstract rules. Example is the best teacher. Moral improvement occurs most reliably when the heart is warmed, - David Brooks
Where’s the trail to Cold Mountain?Cold Mountain? There’s no clear way.Ice, in summer, is still frozen.Bright sun shines through thick fog.You won’t get there following me.Your heart and mine are not the same.If your heart was like mine,You’d have made it, and be there! - Han Shan
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him. - Socrates
Sometimes I don't even know why I'm writing what I'm writing...I'm just following these people around and taking notes. - P. Anastasia
It's a cycle... Religion is a source of relief for those who seek to anesthetize the pain that comes from following its beliefs. - Steve Maraboli
My dreams may be nonsense too,but I do not want to run the risk of not following them - Anamika Mishra
We talk of wild animals but man is the only wild animal. It is man that has broken out. All other animals are tame animals; following the rugged respectability of the tribe or type. - G.K. Chesterton
We feel like acting like a Christian, following the steps of Christ, is much more important than following a doctrine. - Isabel Ruiz Lucero
It’s when you start not just following a dream, but living it that your life seems no less than a heaven. - Taranpreet Singh
Following the rules only takes you so far, sooner or later you have to forget them and play by your heart. - G.J. Walker-Smith
When people like the path you walk and the style you walk in that path, they will start following you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Running through the maze of life, you come across profound ambiguities and complexities. Yet the essence of living a meaningful life remains simple- following your heart and pursuing your life purpose. - Roopleen
If you can lead yourself when nobody is following, people will follow when you are not leading - Saji Ijiyemi
I don't want to base my life on a symbol," he said resolutely. "I want reality, and the Christian faith has always been rooted in reality. What's not rooted in reality is the faith of liberal scholars. They're the ones who are following a pipe dream, but Christianity is not a pipe dream. - Gregory A. Boyd
I think that the Communist Party as a political organization is of no danger to the United States. It has no following and has been disregarded by the American people for many, many years. - Robert F. Kennedy
There is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero. - Walt Whitman
That is the American story. People, just like you, following their passions, determined to meet the times on their own terms. They weren't doing it for the money. Their titles weren't fancy. But they changed the course of history and so can you. - Barack Obama
Faith requires following the power of a whisper. - Shannon L. Alder
Heart-flow means listening to your intuition and hunches and following your heart. How can you let your heart lead today? - Amy Leigh Mercree
Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most. - Al Capp
My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here;My heart's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer;A-chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe,My heart's in the Highlands wherever I go. - Robert Burns
We tend to think that it’s up to others to respect our needs and fill them for us. But that doesn’t ever work, and for the following reason:If you have a hard time knowing what it is you really need, then how on earth can you logically expect someone else to know? - Amanda Butterworth
The places and people in the following stories have been represented accurately to the best of my ability; yet my writing is supposed to be a tale, and as in any historical novel, my own imagination has blended with fact to create poetical reality. - Eric Sloane
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