Quotation Explorer - 'Holds'

The most empowering act we can do is to be real ,to tell the truth and to be free of anything that holds us back. That freedom unburdens our shoulders and allows us to move forward in our journey~bns - Bluenscottish
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
Life is a game of common sense. You can know all the data that the encyclopedia holds, but if you can't apply it to social situations and day to day events, you're on the same rank as someone with no data at all. - Zack W. Van
PRESBYTERIAN, n. One who holds the conviction that the government authorities of the Church should be called presbyters. - Ambrose Bierce
Gold authenticity can only be tested under maximum fire. The same holds true with regard to manhood. - Moutasem Algharati
Great is the hand that holds dominion over/Man by a scribbled name. - Dylan Thomas
The law is the anchor of our feelings. If the law holds our feelings well, it directs our feelings well. If however, the laws fails to hold our feelings well, our feelings become free enough for us to do what we feel freely - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The Quran holds the answer to all. Have you opened it? - Zarina Bibi
Holding on to grudges holds you back from achieving success. - Debasish Mridha
Bondage is when the mind longs for something, grieves about something, rejects something, holds on to something, is pleased about something or displeased about something. - Ashṭāvakra
What is more yours than what always holds you back? - James Richardson
Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
A book holds a house of gold. - Chinese Proverb
It is not the hand that rocks the cradle that rules the world; it is the woman that holds the keys to the kingdom. - Shannon L. Alder
Mindfulness allows you to face the past with courage, whether it is scarred with pain or caressed with joy, and it gently holds you in the safe haven of the present without allowing you to become overwhelmed with what may or may not be waiting in the future. - Deborah A. Beasley
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
People say 'It's as plain as the nose on your face.' But how much of the nose on your face can you see, unless someone holds up a mirror for you? - Isaac Asimov
I shouldn’t need to remind you that it was words that created the universe and The Word that now holds it together. While your man was simply reading one little book, something not unlike Genesis was stirring in his skull, and you didn’t think to stop it? - Geoffrey Wood
But for the most part, people - of the right kind - are good. For them I put on my corset of cheerfulness, a solid serviceable garment. It holds in the bulgings and oozings of emotion, and soon I find they are, temporarily, stilled. - Anna Lyndsey
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic. - Anaïs Nin
The Gospel lives in conversation with culture, and if the Church holds back from the culture, the Gospel itself falls silent. Therefore, we must be fearless in crossing the threshold of the communication and information revolution now taking place. - Pope John Paul II
The power to accomplish the life of your dreams rests with none other than you. Whatever holds you back is also within you. - Pooja Ruprell
Our intellect holds the same position in the world of thought as our body occupies in the expanse of nature. - Blaise Pascal
He enables [his children] to walk before him; he holds their hand in difficulties; he himself carries them along in hardships that he sees as being otherwise unbearable to them. - Francis de Sales
Hope is a pillar of faith. It is pillar which holds our desired dreams. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The essence of science is that it is always willing to abandon a given idea for a better one; the essence of theology is that it holds its truths to be eternal and immutable. - H.L. Mencken
By handling each sentimental item and deciding what to discard, you process your past. If you just stow these things away in a drawer or cardboard box, before you realise it, your past will become a weight that holds you back and keeps you from living in the here and now. Pg.116-117 - Marie Kondō
It still holds true that man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities. - Eric Hoffer
Life ahead holds much more opportunities. - Lailah Gifty Akita
He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool. - Albert Camus
Every person is a living treasure box. Listening holds the key. - Mollie Marti
Visible and mobile, my body is a thing among things; it's caught in the fabric of the world, and its cohesion is that of a thing. But, because it moves itself and sees, it holds things in a circle around itself. - Maurice Merleau-Ponty
A single recipe holds countless stories. - A.D. Posey
Love is the mortar that holds the human structure together. - Karen Casey
Life is like a trek to the mountain top. Everyone will eventually climb to the top. Later, or sooner, doesn't matter. What matters is - the person who holds your hand and prevents you from falling, the one who is always there to ease the climb for you... - Mehek Bassi
Beauty holds more worth than gold.
The world holds two classes of men--intelligent men without religion, and religious men withoutintelligence.poet - ~ Abu'l-Ala-Al-Ma'arri, 973-1057, Syrian
Clear vision holds the key. - MJ Colewood
Dreams are a beautiful bride that holds our hands to enter a world more gloriousthan this one. - Subhan Zein
What you seek you shall never find. For when the Gods made man, They kept immortality to themselves.Fill your belly.Day and night make merry.Let Days be full of joy.Love the child who holds your hand.Let your wife delight in your embrace.For these alone are the concerns of man. - The Epic of Gilgamesh
What holds the world together, as I have learned from bitter experience, is sexual intercourse. - Henry Miller
Cast all your cares on God; that anchor holds. - Alfred Lord Tennyson
Every exceptional writer holds a Master of Arts in Daydreaming. - Richelle E. Goodrich
fear in sooth holds so in check all mortals, because they see many operations go on in earth and heaven, the causes of which they can in no way understand, believing them therefore to be done by power divine. - Titus Lucretius Carus
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained and he only holds the key to his own secret. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the circle of successful living, prayer is the hub that holds the wheel together. Without our contact with God we are nothing. With it, we are 'a little lower than the angels, crowned with glory and honor. - Conrad Hilton
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious." - Vince Lombardi Jr.
It is faith among men that holds the moral elements of society together, as it is faith in God that binds the world to his throne
If there is a single factor that makes spiritual direction effective as a change agency for the soul, it is this: spiritual direction holds our shame at bay long enough for us to see ourselves as God sees us in Christ. - Gary W. Moon
There is no future in any job. The future lies in the person who holds the job. - George Crane
Sexually,we are all competing for the same seat on the bus and the thing that holds it together is the tightly held conceit that we are all sexual gods. How can I believe in my own uniqueness when there's a cat out there exactly the same as me? - Jeff Melvoin
Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it. - Roger Starr
It's easy to be with someone who is completely different from you, but difficult when that person holds starkly different opinions from you. - Tarang Sinha
When we try to slow things down, it tries to run ahead of us. When we try to fast forward it, it holds us back. Einstein was probably right about it, time IS elastic. One pull at it and it will snap back onto you. - Saptarshi Majumder
The Bible is instruction, it is light, it is the Word of God that predicts future events, warns of dangers and holds us back from falling and getting hurt. - Sunday Adelaja
Never underestimate the woman that holds God's pen. - Shannon L. Alder
Love and kindness are the glue that holds us together. - Debasish Mridha
Beauty is at its most poignant when the cold hand of Death holds poised to wither it imminently. - Jacqueline Carey
I believe that truth is the glue that holds government together , not only our government but civilization itself. That bond, though strained, is unbroken at home and abroad. - Gerald R. Ford
So the story of man runs in a dreary circle, because he is not yet master of the earth that holds him. - Will Durant
we have faith to sit in a chair, and continue to believe in its foundation that holds us up. If we have faith in God, the foundation will hold us both up, so its our decision to take the seat and trust him. - Trae R. Miller
Your heart’s strength is measured by how hard it holds on. Your self worth and faith is measured by finally letting go. However, your peace is measured by how long you don’t look back. - Shannon L. Alder
Young children have no past. The old have no future. The rest are too busy with present. This time-tripod holds up the world. You ignore the importance of this interdependence of the three, the world as you know it is in danger of collapsing - R. N. Prasher
woman who stays back with her abusive life ,never met a courageous man ,who holds her hand in open society - litymunshi
To write history one must be more than a man, since the author who holds the pen of this great justiciary must be free from all preoccupation of interest or vanity. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together.... - Carl Zwanzig
A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants.
Those who speak most of health, have it. Those who speak most of wealth, have it. Those who speak most of joy, have it. The opposite also holds true. So which would you rather have? - Stephen Richards
We don't forget... we remember... but later it becomes so faded and light in our memory that it no longer holds power to influence us anyway... - shivangi lavaniya
The Adversary, of course, simply wants them to lay down their sins, guilt and all, and follow Him. But this type holds on to their sinfulness and their guilt for it, because otherwise, they’d have no relationship with Him at all. And, of course, no relationship can be based on guilt and survive. - Geoffrey Wood
A small rock holds back a great wave. - Homer
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed. - Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin
We should never, ever believe life - or history holds no surprises for us. That was lies arrogance. And arrogance can blind us to the truth.""Which truth?""Any truth. All truth." her voice was solemn - Kay Hooper
Life expects us to challenge the status-quo YET it holds us responsible for ONLY what we can ordinarily do. Life doesn't ask us for too much; it says "to do more, expand your lens". Expand your skills, expand your tools, expand your mind. To do more, be more! - Asuni LadyZeal
Money is not everything in Life, Love holds a major place. - Barkha Chainani
A gentleman holds my hand.A man pulls my hair.A soulmate will do both. - Alessandra Torre
Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships. - Stephen R. Covey
Never speak ill against someone else. You can't know what life holds for you. The ill you speak against someone else may find you sooner than you think. Speak blessings not curses. It's what I told my son. It's what I'm telling you. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The foundation of reverence is this perception, that the present holds within itself the complete sum of existence, backwards and forwards, that whole amplitude of time, which is eternity. - Alfred North Whitehead
my heart has no bones, so, I wonder -- what is it that keeps it from collapsing in on itselfLove -- the same Love the that pulls me out of gentle slumber,calls me into the shape of its desires, and holds me true…. - Kate Mullane Robertson
Collectivism means the subjugation of the individual to a group—whether to a race, class or state does not matter. Collectivism holds that man must be chained to collective action and collective thought for the sake of what is called the common good. - Ayn Rand
Passion holds up the bottom of the universe and genius paints up its roof.
SACERDOTALIST, n. One who holds the belief that a clergyman is a priest. Denial of this momentous doctrine is the hardest challenge that is now flung into the teeth of the Episcopalian church by the Neo-Dictionarians. - Ambrose Bierce
I do not know what the future holds, but I know who holds the future. - Oprah Winfrey
Your silence holds the mysterious and beautiful secrets of your life. Feel it, love it, adore it, live it, and enjoy it. - Debasish Mridha
There is a fascination here that holds rich and poor, strong and weak captive,not with chains and fetters but by an almost touchable solace... - Barbara Woodall
I think the promise of fame and what it holds to you as a child and dreaming of it is not what it is. What it is, I'm not complaining about, but it's just different than the reality you dreamed. - Rosie O'Donnell
Unless government appropriately regulates oil developments and holds oil executives accountable, the public will not trust them to drill, baby, drill. And we must! - Sarah Palin
You are beautiful. You are unique. Your heart holds celestial love which flows like a mighty river through you to nourish the universe. - Debasish Mridha
Forget yesterday ... Tomorrow still holds happy surprises for us. - David S. Mark
Most people spend their entire lives just trying to live life; when all the time we should be trying to find the One Who Holds the Key to True Life (Jesus Christ). - Nicole C. Calhoun
Nothing holds back human progress as frequently as the misbelief that the words ‘impossible’ and ‘improbable’ are synonyms. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. - Joseph Campbell
Sometimes life holds more than people allow themselves to see. Such individuals may continue to live as though they are blind for eternities before realizing they were merely clamping their eyes shut. - Emily Herr
Don't throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water. - Swedish Proverb
Don’t live in the past you’ve already been there. And don’t live in the future, either. Tomorrow will be here soon enough. Live in this moment now it is sacred and unrepeatable. This moment alone holds valuable gifts that should not be missed. - Steve Goodier
A good friend loves you when the condition is better, a best friend holds your hand when you're in gutter. - Debasish Mridha
Love hurts because it holds hearts - Munia Khan
No connection can ever be broken if love holds tight at both ends. - Shannon L. Alder
All that ever holds somebody back, I think, is fear. For a minute I had fear. [Then] I went into the [dressing] room and shot my fear in the face... - Lady Gaga
Hope is like a bud that holds the hidden beauty of a flower. - Debasish Mridha
A sword wields no strength unless the hand that holds it has courage - Hero Shade
Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together. - Carl Zwanzig
Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself, and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use.
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious. - Vince Lombardi
If you could see into a woman’s heart you’d be shocked at the cracks and chasms of self-doubt, fear, and pain it holds. It’s a wreck and yet it manages to love like it’s never been broken. - Toni Sorenson
Each tear being shed holds a thousand pounds of truth. - Audrey Regan
A belief is not an idea held by the mind, it is an idea that holds the mind. - Elly Roselle
Nothing holds you back more than fear of failure. - Debasish Mridha
If you are willing to go out on a limb, the tree of life holds endless possibilities. - Angel Sharum
Libertarianism holds that the only proper role of violence is to defend person and property against violence, that any use of violence that goes beyond such just defense is itself aggressive, unjust, and criminal - Murray N. Rothbard
I believe that truth is the glue that holds government together, not only our government but civilization itself. - Gerald R. Ford
Every object holds a story. - A.D. Posey
Every day holds the possibility of a miracle. - Elizabeth David
‎Lipstick is really magical. It holds more than a waxy bit of color - it holds the promise of a brilliant smile, a brilliant day, both literally and figuratively. - Roberta Gately
and I wonder if Beethoven held his breaththe first time his fingers touched the keysthe same way a soldier holds his breaththe first time his finger clicks the trigger.We all have different reasons for forgetting to breathe. - Andrea Gibson
The iron bolt which so mysteriously fastens the door of hope and holds our spirits in gloomy prison, needs a heavenly hand to push it back. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Trust is that tiny thread that holds your brand together; when trust is torn or tampered with, you will have a broken brand; your business will fall. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Black(people) hold onto their God just as the drunken man holds on to the street lamp post—for physical support only. - Tai Solarin
Liars corrupt knowledge,and fools pervert wisdom,but the wise hallow both.Knowledge holds the truth. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I am forever grateful for not knowing—What would have been. WHAT WILL BE holds none of those bittersweet pangs and it is lit w joy. - Erica Goros
Stop harboring grudges against those who have wronged you, it just holds you back when you really want to be in the NOW. - Stephen Richards
The natural laws of life is not an idea but the truth that holds life on existence. Once you realize the truth within, all your problems and queries of life, cease to exist. - Roshan Sharma
But it's a neurological fact that the scared self holds on while the reasoned one lets go. - Mary Karr
Prayer is the mortar that holds our house together. - Mother Teresa
Each book holds an experience and an adventure."[Letters of Note; Troy (MI, USA) Public Library, 1971] - Neil Armstrong
A woman should never have a need to fear the man who holds her in his arms; neither his hands that touches her. - Ellen J. Barrier
Meditation is the glue that holds our mind, body, and spirit together - Tambré Bryant
The heart is stubborn. It holds onto love despite what sense and emotion tells it. And it is often, in the battle of those three, the most brilliant of all. - Alessandra Torre
...it is love, imperfect and unordered, that keeps them apart, even as it holds them somehow together... - Judith Guest
Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken. - Robert Fripp
The sword has no strength unless the hand that holds it has courage - The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Wilderness holds an original presence giving expression to that which we lack, the losses we long to recover, the absences we seek to fill. Wilderness revives the memory of unity. Through its protection we can find faith in our humanity. - Terry Tempest Williams
The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away. - Barbara Kingsolver
The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.
Everything you hate holds you back from growing. Everything you love helps you to grow. - Debasish Mridha
Armed with positive thoughts, it becomes easier to focus on your goals, while the opposite also holds true. - Stephen Richards
Love is the magic gluethat holds us together! - Allan Rufus
The awareness is not part of the darkness or the pain; it holds the pain, and knows it, so it has to be more fundamental, and closer to what is healthy and strong and golden within you. - Jon Kabat-Zinn
Fate is the same for the man who holds back, the same if he fights hard.We are all held in a single honour, the brave with the weaklings.A man dies still if he has done nothing, as one who has done much. - Richmond Lattimore
...I can't wait to see what the future holds for me. - Kathy Hapka
The slightest act of love holds greater spiritual power than a thousand rituals. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Is there a force that holds people together? Sure... But you can only tell so when it is growing weaker - Devjeet Chawdhary
The real ceremony begins where the formal one ends, when we take up a new way, our minds and hearts filled with the vision of earth that holds us within it, in compassionate relationship to and with our world. - Linda Hogan
It is only when we see the worst that Man can offer, that we begin to see the best that Man still holds. If they are blinded by greed, then it’s time to pick up our virtual stones so we can start knocking sense into ‘em... - Faith Brashear
In the past imagination and enjoyment were the religions. What is religion? It is the evolution of life power. What a man is wanting to know? He always wants to know the infinite power latent in his body. See what an immense power this human body holds! - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
Remembering to forget the past allows you freedom from a past that holds back your Christian growth. - Elizabeth George
When the search for pleasure becomes obsessive, it holds us in thrall and keeps us from experiencing other satisfactions. Joy, on the other hand, increases our pleasure and helps us find fulfilment in any number of things, even at those times of life when physical pleasure has ebbed. - Pope Francis
For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe... Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end. - H. L. Mencken
Of all the gods, Death only craves not gifts: Nor sacrifice, nor yet drink-offering poured Avails; no altars hath he, nor is soothed By hymns of praise. From him alone of all The powers of heaven Persuasion holds aloof.
Nothing is more like a wise man than a fool who holds his tongue. - Saint Francis de Sales
A saw by itself holds no value, but when coupled with your labor can clear forests. - Chris Matakas
Without love, things disperse around; love holds things tightly! It prevents them to move away and disappear on the horizons! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Since I will never know what the future holds, I choose to live my life expecting great things - Meena Sarine
Every mental act is composed of doubt and belief,but it is belief that is the positive, it is beliefthat sustains thought and holds the world together. - Søren Kierkegaard
He holds her in this moment and the world disappears. - Gwen Calvo
WEAKNESSES, n.pl. Certain primal powers of Tyrant Woman wherewith she holds dominion over the male of her species, binding him to the service of her will and paralyzing his rebellious energies. - Ambrose Bierce
Strong SPIRITS are usually liberated from the burden of their pain through forgiveness and letting go. EGO usually holds onto grudges and is the source of destruction by acting on impulse. - Karen A. Baquiran
Scared and sacred are spelled with the same letters. Awful proceeds from the same root word as awesome. Terrify and terrific. Every negative experience holds the seed of transformation. - Alan Cohen
It's hard to part the curtains when the dark holds such familiarity. - Donna Lynn Hope
The best thing about existence is that any moment in time can be a point of beginning to anything! In other words, every moment of our life holds a key for the unknown or the closed doors of new paths! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Your past success is link into what the future holds for you. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Well, the heart always holds out hope that the mind knows may not likely be met. - Amy Sohn
Imagine What the Future Holds - Michael Harris
To live is - to war with trolls In the holds of the heart and mind - Henrik Ibsen
Communication is the mortar that holds humanity together; it’s the very currency of our society. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
The roadmap to a rich, rewarding life is to follow your passion, to be willing to deviate, to never dull to the dawn of a new day and all of the possibilities it holds for adventure and discovery. - Toni Sorenson
Your friend Plato holds that commonwealths will only be happy when either philosophers rule or rulers philosophize: how remote happiness must appear when philosophers won't even deign to share their thoughts with kings. - Thomas More
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle-- victorious. - Vince Lombardi
It is said that you can't write without a reader. The opposite holds true as well; you can't read without a writer. But if as a single, creative person you are one in the same, then, well.....problem solved! Great writing is born from that which we personally long to read. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of creation. It makes history possible. - Jacques Ellul
Change is the end of something you know and the beginning of something else that you don't know. Something new that holds opportunities. - Kholoud Yasser
I take a picture, but it's not about who is in the picture or the background of it. It's about the memories and meanings it holds. - Kayla Davis
...don’t discount intuition. It holds more wisdom than technology can ever afford - Jack C. Monroe
Women rise up! Speak up. Look up. Within you is all the light the world needs to scare away the darkness that holds it hostage. - Toni Sorenson
The human spirit holds remarkable strength, in times of adversity and pain, some stand taller after they've fallen proving that you can't measure a want, a desire or a dream on the logic of physical reality. - Nikki Rowe
We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move.We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness insidethat holds whatever we want.We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner spacethat makes it livable.We work with being, but non-being is what we use. - Lao Tzu
The circulation of money is like the sharing of cake. The one that holds the knife controls the portion you get. - Oscar Bimpong
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