Quotation Explorer - 'Liking'

Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking. - George Eliot
Have faith in 'What Is'. You will get your due, good or not so good, to your liking or not, but in time, as it is meant to be. - Fakeer Ishavardas
I’m seeing so much of America today, Luya kept telling Lowell in nervously accented English. It became a personal catchphrase for him whenever things were not to his liking, he’d say that I’m seeing so much of America today. - Karen Joy Fowler
If you are stealing people's thunder just by being around and standing there; you really can't expect people to like you. People want their own thunder to be heard loud and wide, not yours! Swans should never despair over ducks not liking them. - C. JoyBell C.
For you, my darlings, freedom to do what you like is the discovery of how unlikable what you like to do makes you. Not that that stops you doing what you like, since you like doing what you like more than you like liking what you do...[Lucifer] - Glen Duncan
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. - Maya Angelou
There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other. - J. K. Rowling
Be fanatically positive and militantly optimistic. If something is not to your liking, change your liking. - Rick Steves
It is only the benevolent man who is capable of liking or disliking other men. - Confucius
There could be nothing more scary scene in public relationship than the fact as how most people spend time together without having any liking for one another especially in the corridors of wealth power. - Anuj Somany
The secret of happiness is not doing what we like but in liking what we do. - J.M. Coetzee
GreenHollyWood is a bad character, fat, liking jokes, liking jokes about size, about the large, about the how big are you. Likes to laugh when you make a mistake, ... but but he is a teacher?! With a glasses a fat guy! - Deyth Banger
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of liking them. - Jane Austen
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them. - Jane Austen
When you start liking pain things start to get interesting. - Jenny Holzer
It would be great if a person could state with indisputable facts & figures as how many people have ever got a job or a business opportunity by liking an online thought/post of a rich businessperson. - Anuj Somany
Often when she liked a picture she found that she was liking some part of herself, some part of her that was in accord with the picture - Jeanette Winterson
A song that wrenches the heart finds a knowing ear and a liking heart. - Auliq Ice
If you make it plain you like people, it's hard for them to resist liking you back. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Liberty does not mean doing as you like, it means liking as you ought, and doing that.(From Slave) - John F. MacArthur Jr.
The secret to being a good traveler is liking a place before you get there. - Marty Rubin
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
I consoled myself with Granddaddy's words on the fossil record and the Book of Genesis: It was more important to understand something than to like it. Liking wasn't necessary for understanding. Liking didn't enter into it. - Kelly Jacqueline
Punk rock should mean freedom, liking and excepting anything that you like. Playing whatever you want. As sloppy as you want. As long as it's good and it has passion. - Kurt Cobain
In order to keep liking Nick (as opposed to loving him which was completely non-negotiable) Alice sometimes had to look at him obliquely or with her eyes half closed or through a pin hole on a piece of cardboard. Straight on would burn her retinas. - Carol Anshow
They prefer a God of an altogether softer flavor. Nothing too extreme. Complaisance, not magnanimity. They do not think upon the God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God. They prefer to think in terms of God liking them. That’s the God they’ve conjured for themselves. - Geoffrey Wood
As you become more aligned with the truth of who you are, the question of liking yourself goes away. It is a natural state of being. - Rachel Archelaus
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does. - J.M. Barrie
To act on the belief that we possess the knowledge and the power which enable us to shape the processes of society entirely to our liking, knowledge which in fact we do not possess, is likely to make us do much harm. - Friedrich Hayek
There is only one person in the world, aside from your dog, who has any hope of liking you regardless of your success or failure. That's you. I think it's worth a little of your time to get to know that person better. - H.L. Stephens
I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me. All I ask is that you respect me as a human being. - Jackie Robinson
Happiness doesn't come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do. - Wilferd Peterson
Selfie is like asking others to cast their likes on a own social media picture in liking or loving only and solely me. - Anuj Somany
It is, I think, a far lesser offense to blatantly ignore God’s directions for our lives rather than arrogantly think ourselves shrewd enough to be able to bend them to our liking without breaking them and therefore breaking ourselves. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Me as a woman liking myself, is an act of social defiance! - Hannah Witton
You start out happy that you have no hips or boobs. All of a sudden you get them, and it feels sloppy. Then just when you start liking them, they start drooping. - Cindy Crawford
LIKING WHAT YOU DO IS PLEASURE, DOING WHAT YOU LIKE IS PASSION. - Hansrajvir
Art is art. You can take it or leave it. Liking it or not liking it does not make you a better person, and who you like or dislike results in the same thing. - Trent Zelazny
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