Quotation Explorer - 'Labels'

We tend to treat labels as real, rather than as representations of reality - DeWight R. Middleton
Be the compassionate observer. No labels, just unconditional compassion. Fun times pass, tough times pass. Compassion will be eternal. - Matthew Donnelly
No two languages are ever sufficiently similar to be considered as representing the same social reality. The worlds in which different societies live are distinct worlds, not merely the same world with different labels attached. - Amy Tan
This is what labels do. They stick. If people think you're MAD, then everything you do, everything you think, will have MAD stamped across it. - Nathan Filer
You live in a society, that always demands you to have a label to define yourself. Now it's up to you, whether you choose man-made labels like 'religious' and 'atheist', or your innate natural label gifted by Mother Nature, i.e. 'human'. - Abhijit Naskar
Do not settle for labels that presume you will never heal. Believe in yourself. Find a tribe who understands and believes in you too. Don't ever give up. - Vironika Tugaleva
Your labels don’t limit me… they limit your experience of me. - Steve Maraboli
When the focus becomes ‘What would Jesus do?’ instead of ‘What has Jesus done?’ the [conservative/liberal] labels no longer matter. - Michael S. Horton
Almost none of the poetries I admire stick to their labels, native or adopted ones. Rather, they are vagrant in their identifications. Tramp poets, there you go, a new label for those with unstable allegiances. - C.D. Wright
Labels are devices for saving talkative persons the trouble of thinking. - John Morley
Labels try to make you say what they want or write the songs they think you should write. [Johnny] Cash did his own thing.
It is necessary for the future scientists interested in the field of Neurotheology, to have a bit naïve approach towards the whole idea of God and religion beyond the conventional labels of religion and atheism. - Abhijit Naskar
Slavery remains rife, the shackles are just different. Labels and desires have replaced the cuffs and chains. - Aisha Mirza
Scientific understanding of nature, doesn't make a person religious or atheist. I​t makes a person liberated of all labels. Moreover it makes a person kind and understanding. - Abhijit Naskar
Putting labels on others creates a black hole of disregard where judgment thrives and schisms deepen. - David W. Earle
I believe that if it were left to artists to choose their own labels, most would choose none. - Ben Shahm
Instead, we talked about the reasons to support political leaders who support us, never mind party labels. It was the kind of campaigning only a movement could do. - Gloria Steinem
Don’t try to fit me in a box… My life is not one dimensional. I’m the summer breeze and the hurricane… I’m the serene lake and the raging ocean… I’m the gentle poet and the rough warrior… Your labels don’t limit me… they limit your experience of me. Don’t confuse the two. - Steve Maraboli
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