Quotation Explorer - 'Grasp'

Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. - Mahatma Gandhi
One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp - or what's a heaven for? - Robert Browning
If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability. - Vannevar Bush
The only true thoughts are those which do not grasp their own meaning - Theodor W. Adorno
We need people who dive deep, dream and dare do. We need people able to grasp the sublime and, therefore, that which is universally true for all. We need them to reclaim our humanity. - Yasmine Sherif (The Case for Humanity: An Extraordinary Session)
Alexier found that a dose of humility did wonders to one’s ability to grasp new ideas and, after all, it had been this very ability that made him the researcher he was today. - I. H. Richardson
We chase wild dreams and long for all that eludes us, when the greatest joys are within our grasp, if we can only recognize them. - Ben Sherwood
What single-minded, purposeful, compassionate obedience did it take for Jesus to walk through this world completely unrecognized for who he truly was? Even those dearest and closest to him did not grasp it while he lived. - Marcia Lebhar
The night is Ours. Rejoicing in the ethereal realms where We are kings. Blessed souls of forgotten immortality. They fear Us in every grasp. - Luis Marques
Everything either is, was or will be. Time doesn't really exist. It's just something we have made up that makes it easier for us to grasp the universe. - Ashly Lorenzana
Children have imagination enough to grasp any idea which you present to them with honesty and without patronage. - Armstrong Sperry
A person who goes for the morning walk in sleepers is likely to grasp the insightful things better on a sensitive-cum-sensible matter than one who goes for the walk with the shoes put on. - Anuj Somany
It is with the soul that we grasp the essence of another human being, not with the mind, nor even with the heart. - Henry Miller
The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. - Doug Larson
You can't grasp the wonderful and keep your feet on the ground. - The Afters
Creativity is that marvelous capacity to grasp mutually distinct realities and draw a spark from their juxtaposition. - Max Ernst
Faith revels in the liberating fact that only a terribly miniscule part of life lies within the constricted confines of my reach, and that I am graciously invited out to live in a place beyond my grasp. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
To grasp love, I must grasp the fact that it is a creation of God and therefore it is forever beyond me. But the very fact that it is forever beyond me is the very thing that prompts me to forever pursue it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Darkness is a strange thing it is both infinite and confining; it holds you tight in its grasp, but it holds you suspended in a void. Silence operates in a similar way. Slowly the two combine to become a threat.("Come Into My Parlour") - Reggie Oliver
No human mind can fully grasp the gift of Christ’s atonement, the vastness and inclusiveness of the act—but in the end, it comes down to just you and Jesus. You’ve come, and He’s met you with open arms—and now it’s just between the two of you. - Toni Sorenson
The novel we sit down to write, and the one we end up writing may be very different, just as the Jesus we grasp and the Jesus who grasps us may also differ. - Madeleine L'Engle
The contest, for ages, has been to rescue Liberty from the grasp of executive power. - Daniel Webster
We were in ways I can’t seem to grasp. We moved like fluid, scattering our love throughout each other. We moved along, out of our eyes and through our veins. It was unintentionally and in turn, unconditionally. - Dominic Riccitello
There are certain truths that occurs to us, which we cannot convey in words, but requires a personal experience to grasp more vividly. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Life is full of uncertainties. Ye must grasp the moment. - Various
You will do as you are told the second you are told to do it. Is that clear?''I'm not six mother, I think I can grasp standard sentences.' Whether I chose to pay attention to them however... - Heather James
We never fully grasp the import of any true statement until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be. - William James
In order to grasp the principles of spiritual growth, you need to be filled with understanding and the wisdom of God. - Sunday Adelaja
Realities disguised as symbols are, for me, new realities that are immeasurably preferable. I make an effort to take them at their word. To grasp, to carry out the diktat of images to the letter. - Claude Cahun
I worked with him in a way where there was no need to align. We felt and the feeling was simple but complex. It was the intensity in our grasp and when it was done, it was done. - Dominic Riccitello
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp Or what's a heaven for? - Robert Browning
Knowledge. How curious that a man who closes his hand upon air so often thinks that he has a ruby within his grasp. - Idries Shah
You are an unusual, brilliant child who has not seen enough of life to grasp the full measure of human stupidity. - Ayn Rand
Contemporary American children, if they are old enough to grasp the concept of Santa Claus by Thanksgiving, are able to see through it by December 15th. - Roy Blount Jr.
You walked into my heart, Without my permission And the more I've tried to hold on to the control, They deeper you have sunk. Your a love I can't grasp hold of, maybe that's why it scares that absolute shit out of me. - Nikki Rowe
But he who dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose. - Anne Brontë
I think it would be well, and proper, and obedient, and pure, to grasp your one necessity and not let it go, to dangle from it limp wherever it takes you. - Annie Dillard
Some pain has no relief,it can only be sealed You can grasp the wound to feel the scar unhealed. - Munia Khan
When we share those stories we've been scared to share, voicelessness loses it's wicked grasp. - Jo Ann Fore
With God’s help in the grasp of addiction you’ll find the truth. When we understand this and its purity, then true healing can begin. - Ron Baratono
To think that we grasp the fullness of life is to say that by holding a mere drop of water in our hands we are able to understand the immensity of the ocean. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We live in a world of contrast and it’s sad we are among people who can’t seem to grasp the differences surrounding them. - Dominic Riccitello
Did you feel it? Did you feel the darkness in their souls and their countless evil deeds? Their fate was to die in my grasp, beneath the sting of my bite. - Demetri Bithanos from the Dragon Queen Series
Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Grasp the subject, the words will follow. - Cato the Elder
Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality. No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him. - Viktor Frankl
There's a war on. We don't know how anything's going to end. We just have to grasp each fleeting moment of joy as it whizzes by. - Rosamunde Pilcher
Fear of facing the grasp of death changes one's outlook on every little thing. - Debbie Ruryk
She had been trying hourly to ensure that this new friendship remained such, to be certain that it would not slip out of the careful grasp of her fingers and into the darker champers of her heart. - Shamim Sarif
Why wait? So precious is this life—this gift—this temporary blindness. Burn and drown and embrace the false dark, then grasp the unthinkable height of resulting joy. For in the end, in the light of truth when the flesh is cast off, there is nothing but this. - Jennifer DeLucy
If you do not grasp, intellectually or spiritually, the 'One' in All, you would've lived and died as your former self - ape, et all. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle. - James Russell Lowell
I take as metaphysical poetry that in which what is ordinarily apprehensible only by thought is brought within the grasp of feeling, or that in which what is ordinarily only felt is transformed into thought without ceasing to be feeling. - T. S. Eliot
True wisdom is seeing what is beneficial to your eternal life, and managing your life according to that. You do this when you not only know these things and grasp them with your understanding, but also will and do them. - Emanuel Swedenborg
The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp. - John Berry
A timeless energy encircles the world, drawing humanity into its grasp, eternally swirling, pulling souls together, tearing them apart in the eternal struggle of love, life and loss... - Virginia Alison
we can look underneath a rock or we can gaze upward into the skywe may choose to hear the whisper, or only turn to feel the warmth of a breathall to grasp the moment a message is passing bye, knowing all the time that we are not alone by chance... - levi paul taylor
If only you could fully grasp how valuable, how limited and how unique every moment of your life is, you would never stand as still as a statue even a single moment because action is real living! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The measure of a Christian is not in the height of his grasp but in the depth of his love - Clarence Jordan
Our imagination loves to be filled with an object or to grasp at anything that is too big for it's capacity. We are flung into a pleasing astonishment at such unbounded views and feel a delightful stillness and amazement in the soul at the apprehension of them. - Joseph Addison
Anything beyond the limits and grasp of the human mind is either illusion or futility; and because your god having to be one or the other of the two, in the first instance I should be mad to believe in him, and in the second a fool. - Marquis de Sade
Faith in God is a promise that we’re never alone, that there’s a higher power that will look over us in times of despair. If people would just grasp this, even as an idea, they’ll soon find that it’s not just an idea, but the truth to a more meaningful life. - Ron Baratono
The worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from being misunderstood. It can make people lose their grasp on reality. - Shyza Chaudhry
I couldn't possibly have sex with someone with such a slender grasp on grammar! - Russell Brand
Even though you can't finally grasp me, guess what? I still want to be known. - William Paul Young
I will erase this world of yours with such magnificence of my presence that your vision will remain no more, your eyes fading to darkness and your soul barren before me, in my grasp that I shall corrupt to a slave of mine. - Saim Cheeda
This is perhaps the hardest truth of any to grasp. Do we wake up every morning amazed that we are loved by God? - David Ford
Our natural, inalienable rights are now considered to be a dispensation from government, and freedom has never been so fragile, so close to slipping from our grasp as it is at this moment. - Ronald Reagan
If a palmist grasp my palm, and look into it, without seeing a single line, what would he read? - Michael Bassey Johnson
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