Quotation Explorer - 'Near'

God draws near to the brokenhearted. He leans toward those who are suffering. He knows what it feels like to be wounded and abandoned. - John D. Richardson
Cheap little rhymesA cheap little tuneAre sometimes as dangerousAs a sliver of the moon. - Langston Hughes
I wake up wondering if I know we're near mountains because of memory or because of something in the air. - Robert M. Pirsig
Reason and memory are nearly always at odds. - Paul Auster
Even so, [...] in the silence after a winter storm has ceased to howl, in the soft whisper of a morning snowfall, in the way the moonlight sparkles over new-fallen snow, you can feel when she has been near by, ever searching. You can sense the presence of the Winter Child. - Cameron Dokey
Okay, then I’ll just say I love you. There is nothing in this world more important to me than you are. I’m only content when you’re near. My whole purpose is to be what you need me to be. It’s not poetry, but it’s from my heart. Will that do? - Colleen Houck
When you carry someone else's baggage, it's nearly impossible to get rid of your own. Drop it. Now. - Cathryn Louis
I don’t think there is any mystery to understanding the passionate feelings people have for guns. Nobody really believes it’s about maintaining a militia. It’s about having possession of a tool that makes a person feel powerful nearly to the point of exaltation. - Alec Wilkinson
I catch movement from the corner of my eye. A tell slender boy stands near us, just a few feet away. Adrenaline bangs through my system. I shove Abel behind me and whip my knife from where I’d hidden it in my boot. Who the hell are you? - Georgia Clark
The spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions. The nearer we get to Him, the more intensely missionary we become. - Henry Martyn
A true friend will never stand in your allotted beam of light. They will get out of the way so you can grow, but they’ll stay nearby in case you need what they can offer. - Toni Sorenson
Once you make a journey to a near impossible destination, you get to realize how everything and anything is possible - Luthfy Es-Haq
The future is uncertain but the end is always near. - Jim Morrison
In the same way that central banking nearly wrecked the world and created one calamity after another, bitcoin can save the world one transaction at a time.It is time for a new beginning. - Jeffrey Tucker
Fortunately for themselves and the world, nearly all men are cowards and dare not act on what they believe. Nearly all our disasters come of a few fools having the courage of their convictions. - Coventry Patmore
The Fears are created by the people near you. - Deyth Banger
We in America today are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before. - Herbert Hoover
A radiant glow enveloped Alaura. Soft eruptions of various shades of effervescent green danced in the air and frolicked in the locks of her dark blonde hair. Whispers of yellows and blues revealed themselves near the skin, kissing the air with each leap. - Diane Lynn McGyver
What people say about you, good or bad, is not nearly as important as what you are. - Orrin Woodward
In my opinion, we don't devote nearly enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks. - Bill Watterson
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. - Plato
Some friends are like sunny days, with false flames, oozing from afar, coming near without a dime. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Don't ever run away from your problems. Chase after them like a crazy person till they're too afraid to come near you again. - Zanib Mian
People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but *actually* from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... time-y wimey... stuff. - Steven Moffat
If God be near a church, it must pray. And if he be not there, one of the first tokens of his absence will be a slothfulness in prayer. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Hard work always pays off in the eyes of a God that never sleeps. . . . Who's always near and never far - Edna Stewart
Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom. - Benjamin Cardozo
If we seem to get no good by attempting to draw near to Him, we may be sure we will get none by keeping away from Him. - John Newton
Your love is my diamond that I want to wear near my heart. Your hug is my heaven where I want to belong always. - Debasish Mridha
The music of rebellion makes you want to rageBut it's made by millionaires who are nearly twice your age - Porcupine Tree
They were more than partners, more than brothers; they were very nearly the same person. - A.C. Williams
For men, the answer was always the same and never farther away than the nearest sword. For a woman, a mother, the way was stonier and harder to know. - George R.R. Martin
If you want to get warm you must stand near the fire: if you want to be wet you must get into the water. If you want joy, power, peace, eternal life, you must get close to, or even into, the thing that has them. - C.S. Lewis
When the resurrection sings itself in the robin's glad song, and bursting buds defy the death grip of winter, and you walk upon the yielding earth near my grave...remember that my soul is not there, but rather it is absent from the body and present with the Lord. - Carl Burnam
Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.
Do not be afraid of defeat. you are never so near victory as when defeated in a good cause - Henry Ward Beecher
You don’t have to remind a flower when its time to bloom is near; it has been preparing for it all of its life. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We must remember that science is a way of using empirical evidence to better understand our world. We are all scientists, just many of us are not very good ones. However, we are all capable of exercising our intellects in a purposeful, linear pursuit of knowledge. - Chris Matakas
I don’t know what it is but every time I see you I feel such a strong urge, to be near you, to protect you, to hold you in my arms and never let you go. Luke Nero - The Witchlings-Midnight curse - Amanda Turner
Without trust and respect, only fear and distrust of others' motives and intentions are left. Without trust and respect between parties, it is nearly impossible to find good solutions to effective communication. - Deborah A. Beasley
The novel was set in an unspecified near future, because setting a novel in the present in a time of unprecedented technological and social dislocation seemed to me shortsighted.... To write a book set in the present, circa 2013, is to write about the distant past. - Gary Shteyngart
But it isn’t a rough draft either. The one I turned in several months ago was rough. There were some bad plot holes, some logical inconsistencies, pacing problems, and not nearly enough lesbian unicorns. - Patrick Rothfuss
Whenever you come upon a free supply of high-quality corn, provided unexpectedly right there in the middle of the forest, be careful! The people who put it there are probably sitting nearby in a stand, just waiting to take a shot at you. Keep your eyes and ears open! - James C. Dobson
In the enjoyment of a great myth we come nearest to experiencing as a concrete what can otherwise be understood only as an abstraction. - C.S. Lewis
When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you. - Shannon L. Alder
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the utterances allowed to man is felt to be so divine. It brings us near to the infinite. - Thomas Carlyle
I dream that one day I would be a published writer and people would read my books - if not, I would be living in the mountains in a small hut, near a pond where swans swim, writing a diary for myself. - Srinidhi.R
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good. - Samuel Johnson
If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty.' - Jeff Foxworthy
Time is a wave or a black hole could not bend it; humanity rides the crest of an infinite number of waves that are perceived as linear in their limited frame of reference. - Ken Poirot
But human beings are like that, she thought. We've replaced nearly all our emotions with fear. - Paulo Coelho
At the fork in every road, choose the road that brings you nearer to God. - Elizabeth George
I have a problem about being nearly sixty: I keep waking up in the morning and thinking I'm thirty-one. - Elizabeth Janeway
When one admits that nothing is certain one must, I think, also admit that some things are much more nearly certain than others. - Bertrand Russell
The cause of all our personal problems and nearly all the problems of the world can be summed up in a single sentence:Human life is very deep, and our modern dominant lifestyle is not. - Bo Lozoff
Everything is going well "Day One" book up to page 137, planning som new movies to watch in the near future, close to awesome and powerful quotes. Some new and awesome events... - And that's life, that's how it must be! - Deyth Banger
At that moment I had no mind to change, or not change, or throw against the nearest wall. - James Patterson
Though one believes in nothing, there are moments in life when one accepts the religion of the temple nearest at hand. - Victor Hugo
Never trust a husband too far or a bachelor too near. - Helen Rowland
Fate and destiny are close woven within us and near them can be found the true genius of our lives. - Michael Meade
The Kingdom of God is an earthly experience which manifests in an unearthly manner. - Abhijit Naskar
Suppose your whole world seems to rock on its foundations. Hold on steadily, let it rock, and when the rocking is over, the picture will have reassembled itself into something much nearer to your heart's desire - Emmet Fox
Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far. - Euripides
Wherever you come near the human race there's layers and layers of nonsense. - Thornton Wilder
Another thing I need to do, when I'm near the end of the book, is sleep in the same room with it...Somehow the book doesn't leave you when you're asleep right next to it. - Joan Didion
Do you want to live under someone else’s life? Nearly everything we get to do is because of politics. Everything else not open to us is because of the politicians. We don’t have much say already. Don’t make it we don’t even get to see - George Stamatis
I am writing in the garden. To write as one should of a garden one must write not outside it or merely somewhere near it, but in the garden. - Frances Hodgson Burnett
The instinct of worship is still so strong upon us that, having nearly worn out our capacity for treating kings and such kind of persons as sacred, we are ready to invest a majority of our own selves with the same kind of reverence. - Auberon Herbert
When I was a child, I used to wonder why markets in my locality were all situated near the main roads. I grew up a little to get the answer; " that business minded people can meet there easily!" Your dream must be situated where they can meet people! - Israelmore Ayivor
I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing. And sweet to remember. We are nearer to Spring than we were in September. I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. - Oliver Herford
When the demons start coming out— that's when you're nearing the light! It's hard for cockroaches to stay put without all the shadows. So in that case, keep on going! - C. JoyBell C.
When no power is vested in a turbulent man, he behaves sorrowfully like a nearly killed christmas goat, but when fully endorsed, without considering his level of insanity and evil gestures, he cuts everyone in the society into pieces. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The atheist staring from his attic window is often nearer to God than the believer caught up in his own false image of God. - Martin Buber
My heart is broken; my spirit’s gone,I broke my lover’s heart, I made promises, I broke them all.The end was near, I’ve crossed to the other side,My heart is broken, my spirit’s gone,I made promises, I broke them all. - Quetzal
God know that a mother need fortitude and courage and tolerance and flexibility and patience and firmness and nearly every other brave aspect of the human soul. - Phyllis McGinley
Chuck Norris will never have a heart attack. His heart isn't nearly foolish enough to attack him. - Oliver Oliver Reed
If you are near the enemy, make him believe you are far from him. If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near. - Sun-Tzu
The best [man] is like water.Water is good; it benefits all things and does not compete with them.It dwells in [lowly] places that all disdain.This is why it is so near to Tao. - Lao-tzu
Fleas can be taught nearly anything a congressman can. - Mark Twain
When several villages are united in a single complete community, large enough to nearly or quite self-sufficing, the state comes into existence, originating in the bare needs of life, and continuing in existence for the sake of a good life. - Aristotle
Rusted FlowersFrom her heart’stear-salted soil,rusted flowers grew.A serrated beauty;wounding all those who bent near. - John Mark Green
Zoe leaned closer to Ruth, nearly nose to nose. If they were made from better stuff, they would have pretended the fault was theirs. They would have made a moment of it--a pretty moment. - Michael Benzehabe
A flock of sheep near the airport or a high voltage generator beside the orchard: these combinations open up my life like a wound, but they also heal it. That's why my feelings always come in twos. - Yehuda Amichai
And when long years and seasons wheeling brought around that point of time ordained for him to make his passage homeward, trials and dangers, even so, attended him even in Ithaca, near those he loved. - Homer
I'm a happy person. If you want to be around me, you can either choose to be happy too, or follow the signs to the nearest exit! - Sharon Swan
Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him. - Matthew Henry
It always does seem to me that I am doing more work than I should do. It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me; the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
The ability to lie, paired with unaccountability, has made a near infinite amount of liabilities. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
The only way to cry your eyes out and laugh your ass off at the same time is to have your mom or girlfriends present. Without them, the laughing part wouldn't be nearly as fun. - Shannon L. Alder
It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.
His body had almost no hair and his naked little circumcised johnson was nearly as pale as the rest of him, white as a boy's - perhaps over time one's genitals emerge from the pots and bubbling vats of love permanently stained, like the hands of a wool dyer. - Michael Chabon
I'm lying, yes, but why do you force me to give a linear explanation; linear explanations are almost always lies. - Elena Ferrante
There are many legal and psychological ramifications to using Krav Maga in the real world and nearly all of them are extremely unpleasant. - Craig De Ruisseau
REAR, n. In American military matters, that exposed part of the army that is nearest to Congress. - Ambrose Bierce
If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand. - Confucius
Very softly as he nuzzled her, his mouth near her ear, he began to sing: "I'm so happy with you, la, la... - Judith Ivory
Where you come from does matter -- but not nearly as much as where you are headed. - Jodi Picoult
The nearer a man lives to God, the more intensely has he to mourn over his own evil heart." -Charles Spurgeon - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal. - George Eliot
I wish to spend a lifetime near a lighthouse where loneliness will be the glimmer of luminous prancing upon ocean waves… rising and falling only for my breathing. - Munia Khan
Loving passionately, loving fiercely, loving and taking both good and bad, and at times, the damn near impossible, provides sweet chaos, fueling the pitter patter of the heart... - Virginia Alison
Senator John Kyle claiming that over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does is abortion.: Over 90 percent, that is unbelievable...in that it is not true. Only 3 percent of what Planned Parenthood does is abortion. Kyle just rounded it up to the nearest 90. - Stephen Colbert
Whenever you looked forward to anything pleasant you were sure to be more or less disappointed . . . perhaps that is true. But there is a good side to it too. The bad things don't always come up to your expectations either . . . they nearly always turn out ever so much better than you think. - L. M. Montgomery
You are here on earth to unearth who on earth you are. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
I replayed the moment I first saw him at the picnic throughout our years together. As corny as it may sound, from the first glance we shared near the cake stand at the picnic, the two of us remained connected like the icing on one of those made from scratch cakes... - Kat Kaelin
Hmm…now that I think about it, housecats are often coddled and petted. You don’t pet me nearly enough. You must be a lax owner. How selfish of you to deprive your cat of attention. - Colleen Houck
Keep me heaven my soul has holes, leaking good morals, I once had control over dark matters of the world, give me courage and strength for my Lord, and sew the holes that hold you near. Keep me heaven my soul has holes. - Anthony Liccione
It is very nearly impossible to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind. - James Baldwin
It is life near the bone where it is sweetest. - Thoreau, Henry David
When someone told me I live in a fantasy land, I nearly fell off my unicorn. - Unknown
I am my nearest neighbour. - Cornelius Tacitus
Poetry is the utterance of deep and heartfelt truth. The true poet is very near the oracle.
It is the very error of the moon: She comes more nearer earth than she was wont, and makes men mad. - William Shakespeare
The coast redwood is a so-called relict species. It is a tiny remnant of a life form that once spread in splendor and power across the face of nature. The redwood has settled down in California to live near the sea, the way many retired people do. - Richard Preston
Too many are sorry where they should be assertive, and nearly moved to aggressive radical action, where they should be apologizing to themselves first, and then the world at large. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
The nearest thing we have to a defence against [the gods] (but there is no real defence) is to be very wide awake and sober and hard at work, to hear no music, never to look at earth or sky, and (above all) to love no one. - C.S. Lewis
America, it is said, is suffering from intolerance it is not. It is suffering from tolerance. Tolerance of right and wrong, truth and error, virtue and evil, Christ and chaos. Our country is not nearly so overrun with the bigoted as it is overrun with the broadminded. - Fulton J. Sheen
Toward dawn we shared with youyour hour of desolation,the huge lingering passionof your unearthly out cry,as you swung your blind headtowards us and laboriously openeda bloodshot, glistening eye,in which we swam with terror and recognition. - Stanley Kunitz
Don't be afraid of the shadows, that only means there's a light nearby. - Evanescence
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play. - Heraclitus
He is your friend who pushes you nearer to God. - Abraham Kuyper
Always choose the adventure ... unless, it's chilly outside and there's a cup of warm coffee resting near a book and comfy sofa. - Barbara Brooke
Does my soul sufferWhen my body breaks downWhen I feel mortalWhen my body is weakDoes the soul rejoiceThe end is near - A.A. Patawaran
Some Churches are heated and cooled 365 days a year. As homeless soldiers lay in alleys and bushes quite near. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
He built a fort around, making it impossible for anyone to go near him. And he sat near the window watching her dance in the rain, with someone else. - Akshay Vasu
A good book ought to have something simple about it. And, like Eve, it ought to come from somewhere near the third rib: there ought to be a heart beating in it. A story that's all forehead doesn't amount to much. - Christopher Morley
How like God's love yours has been to me- so wise, so generous, and so unsparing!" exclaimed Pancratius. "Promise me one thing more- that is, that you will stay near to me to the end, and carry my last legacy to my mother. - Cardinal Wiseman
I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right. - Cato the Elder
I get it, you know. I'm operating on privilege too. It may be a number of notches down from yours but it's every bit as unearned. I think the trick is to never forget it. - Sabrina Vourvoulias
Tell me what you'll do if you're captured by the coyotes... Well, that might work, but does your mother live near here? - Charles M. Schulz
Anyone can give any number of advice often nice with the word ‘YOU’ in own voice; but he who is truly different, positive and wise always shows a constructive action on his words to unearth lies. - Anuj Somany
The word 'meaningful' when used today is nearly always meaningless. - Paul Johnson
No hatred is so bitter as that of near relations. - Cornelius Tacitus
Then there are these heavy perennial moments that suddenly unearth me, when the world takes on this ravaging clarity and you feel marooned, cut off from normality. - Jebreel Nahaary
When we learn to read the story of Jesus and see it as the story of the love of God, doing for us what we could not do for ourselves--that insight produces, again and again, a sense of astonished gratitude which is very near the heart of authentic Christian experience. - N.T. Wright
The rather difficult antagonists towards the Faith consist not nearly of the cruel and heartless, nihilistic intellectuals who hate God and humanity, but the well-meaning spirits who for the most part lack Spiritual understanding. - Criss Jami
You kids today have it easy. When I was a kid everything was HUGE. My dad was nearly four times bigger than me. You couldn't even see the tops of counters.... Then gradually everything became smaller until it was the manageable size it is today.
Equation (1.2-9) is a second order, nonlinear, vector, differential equation which has defied solution in its present form. It is here therefore we depart from the realities of nature to make some simplifying assumptions...
Nearly everyone wants as least one outstanding meal a day. - Duncan Hines
[About describing atomic models in the language of classical physics:]We must be clear that when it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images and establishing mental connections. - Niels Bohr
As Ummon and the other Masters teach, it explains why the giraffe evolved a long neck but never why the other animals did not. It explains why humankind evolved to intelligence, but not why the tree near the front gate refused to. - Dan Simmons
Nice place," I said while prudently hovering near the only exit.Beyond Varallan - S. L. Viehl
Somebody who only reads newspapers and at best books of contemporary authors looks to me like an extremely near-sighted person who scorns eyeglasses. He is completely dependent on the prejudices and fashions of his times, since he never gets to see or hear anything else. - Albert Einstein
Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling in them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.
A worshipper perceives that he is near to God because he is awake all night worshipping God. But after worship, your prayers are for health, long life, wealth, and for the damsels and slaves of the Paradise. Ponder! Did you ever pray to God, ‘O’ God, I desire from Thee nothing but Thee’? - Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
Sometimes you read a book so special that you want to carry it around with you for months after you've finished just to stay near it. - Markus Zusak
I challenge a man to a duel before allowing him near me, and then I take an arrow, dip it in poison, and drive it straight through his heart...But that's on a good day...when I purr and feel delightfully amorous. No need to mention what I'd do on a bad one. - Donna Lynn Hope
I do know this much though: If a man resorts to wiles, guile and petty deceptions, it means he's nowhere near being in love. - Orhan Pamuk
‎Mark it down: God loves you with an unearthly love. You can't win it by being winsome. You can't lose it by being a loser. But you can be blind enough to resist it - Max Lucado
The more ‘life’ a story has the more readily will it be susceptible of allegorical interpretations: while the better a deliberate allegory is made the more nearly will it be acceptable just as a story. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Optimism and stupidity are nearly synonymous. - Hyman G. Rickover
Sometimes you have to travel a long way to find what is near... - Dinesh Kumar Biran
God desires that man should be. God does not wish to be alone. The meaning of existence is the conquest of loneliness, the acquisition of kinship and nearness. - Nikolai A. Berdyaev
We do not belong to those who have ideas only among books, when stimulated by books. It is our habit to think outdoors - walking, leaping, climbing, dancing, preferably on lonely mountains or near the sea where even the trails become thoughtful. - Nietzsche
The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is 'look under foot.' You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think. - John Burroughs
Hate and love were both conceived in fear, perhaps that was why they were nearly the same thing, but only one was steeped in hope. - D. Morgenstern
If at anytime this life of ours grows feeble, or low, or lonely, I know no other remedy than to return to its Eternal Source, to God Himself; and through Him all the means of grace become again living and true; and through Him all His creatures become again near and dear and accessible - Elizabeth Rundle Charles
My son hit his head on a couch and pushed it away. He never went near that couch again. It is amazing what and 1 year old boy can teach you about life. - E. Obeng-Amoako Edmonds
It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me: the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
Mankind are tolerant of the praises of others as long as each hearer thinks that he can do as well or nearly as well himself, but, when the speaker rises above him, jealousy is aroused and he begins to be incredulous. - Thucydides
One day, my lady." said Mr. Keeper, stepping aside and allowing her to join them, "I should hope I would be fortunate enough to see such a graceful, unearthly curtsy from you again. - Heather Dixon
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. - Aldous Huxley
Virtue and taste are nearly the same, for virtue is little more than active taste, and the most delicate affections of each combine in real love. - Ann Radcliffe
Power is the near neighbour of necessity. - Pythagoras
When the well's nearly dry and you're not sure you have the strength to persevere, fill up on love and friendship, then take another step, and then another, until you reach your goal. - Liza M. Wiemer
When writing feels like jumping a cliff, grab the nearest pen! - Susan J. McIntire
You smile and draw me near and whisper, "Do as dreamers do."I lean to you and whisper in your ear, "I cannot dream tonight my Dear. For it is you. - Shaun Hick
Slight not what's near, while aiming at what's far. - Euripides
Social conditioning, accompanied by moral and mental constraints, now serve to render the mediocre mind nearly incapable of unbiased assessment. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
I am so glad that God miraculously save my life at near-death. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We experience ourselves our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. - Albert Einstein
I take it, though,...given the utter lack of change in your demeanor and nearly radiating I-just-slaughtered-a -bunch-of-infant-forest-animals guilt coming from your general direction...the exchange with your female friend went something a trifle short of fantastic. - Anihyr Moonstar
Do not smoke without asking permission or sit so near (as in a train) that the smoke might annoy. - Amy Vanderbilt
Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy. - Groucho Marx
linear brains can't curve a thought. - douglas m laurent
Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present and may not ever exist. That is near insanity. Do not misunderstand me danger is very real but fear is a choice. - Will Smith
The unearthly arrogance of the nonexistence. - Allen Ellow
Others inspire us, information feeds us, practice improves our performance, but we need quiet time to figure things out, to emerge with new discoveries, to unearth original answers. - Ester Buchholz
I am an imperfect man living in an imperfect world, trying to weave through the chaotic interactions of semi-causal events with linear logic, contradictory emotions, dialectic wisdom, and mortal integrity. - Leonard Seet
Almost everything strange washes up near Miami. - Rick Riordan
Although the constant shadow of certain death looms over everyday, the pleasures and joys of life can be so fine and affecting that the heart is nearly stilled in astonishment.
Whether fate or fortuitous,The voyage is incessant.Life is gratuitous,It's regrets recrudescent.We so blindly see adversely,Linear to some 'decree'.Sentenced by each other,To live this critically.To err is Human,Ironic that we divest.For any man who puts that past him,No misfortunes he has left. - Alen Joans
Live near to God, and so all things will appear to you little In comparison to eternal realities.-- - Robert Murray McCheyne
If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge. - Napoleon Hill
Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become clearer. - Thomas Carlyle
What the world stigmatizes as romantic is often more nearly allied to the truth than is commonly supposed. - Anne Brontë
For the first time in my life I began to realize that it is not evil and brutality, but nearly always weakness, that is to blame for the worst things that happen in this world. - Stefan Zweig
If a man take no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand - Confucius
Time is just something that we assign. You know, past, present, it's just all arbitrary. Most Native Americans, they don't think of time as linear; in time, out of time, I never have enough time, circular time, the Stevens wheel. All moments are happening all the time. - Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess
Atheism and agnosticism signify the rejection of certain images and concepts of God or of truth, which are historically conditioned and therefore inadequate. Atheism is a challenge to religion to purifiy its images and concepts and come nearer to the truth of divine mystery. - Bede Griffiths
Humility is the nearly impossible task of being more concerned with our own sins that we are with the sins of others. - Trevor hammack
Freud, one of the grand masters of narrative, knew that the past is not fixed in the way that linear time suggests. We can return. We can pick up what we dropped. We can mend what others broke. We can talk with the dead. - Jeanette Winterson
If my decisions constantly heed the voice of the world, I can be completely assured that I’m going to end up in a ‘world of hurt.’ If my decisions heed the word of God, I can be completely assured that this ‘world of hurt’ isn’t anywhere near my solar system. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up. - Abraham H. Maslow
Her heart had grown so familiar to the pain of life without him, that to respond now seemed too large a pleasure she could not endure. If pain was love, then she loved fiercely. Yet knew she could not be near that boy again. - Coco J. Ginger
I wanna lie on a bed of clouds to be near the sun. - jmemo
One thing is clear: The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government. - Ron Paul
Long live the pioneersRebels and mutineersGo forth and have no fearCome close the end is near - X Ambassadors
Wherever you get near the human race, there's just layers and layers of nonsense. - Thornton Wilder
Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you. - Catherine de Hueck Doherty
For the great mass of mankind, the only saving grace needed is a steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart for the short moment of each human effort. - Joseph Conrad
He may be mad, but there's method in his madness. There nearly always is method in madness. It's what drives men mad, being methodical. - G. K. Chesterton
To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity. - Dejan Stojanovic
What we now call "morality" was evolved as nearly all social and physical human attributes were to aid us in survival and, ultimately, reproduction. This morality requires only that we be guided by our developed conscience (or "moral sense") and not a God or gods. - David G. McAfee
Yet, no matter how deeply I go down into myself, my God is dark, and like a webbing made of a hundred roots that drink in silence. I know that my trunk rose from his warmth, but that's all, because my branches hardly move at all near the ground, and just wave a little in the wind. - Rainer Maria Rilke
How had they met? By chance, like everybody else. What were there names? What's it to you? Where were they coming from? From the nearest place. Where were they going? Does anyone really know where they're going? - Denis Diderot
I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living. - Booker T. Washington
Great wits are sure to madness near allied And thin partitions do their bounds divide.
My mother’s dress bears the stains of her life:blueberries, blood, bleach, and breast milk;She cradles in her arms a lifetime of love and sorrow;Its brilliance nearly blinds me. - Brenda Sutton Rose
Rarely do you regret what you have done nearly as much as what you have failed to do. - Jeffrey Fry
Nearly all people stand in great horror of annihilation, and yet to give up your individuality is to annihilate yourself. Mental slavery is mental death, and every man who has given up his intellectual freedom is the living coffin of his dead soul. - Robert G. Ingersoll
The mere thought that she was alone and surrounded by books gave her a near-sensuous thrill. As she looked around her room, dark escaper for the slash of light near her lamp, and saw the vague outlines of her books, she asked herself 'Have I not the whole world? - Andrew Wilson
But marriage is more than just two people. Marriages are a combination of two people, their closest family members, and the nearest and dearest of friends that enter that circle of love. - Sandi Gamble
Far help seldom solves near troubles. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal. - Elbert Hubbard
Of all the inanimate objects, of all men's creations, books are the nearest to us for they contain our very thoughts, our ambitions, our indignations, our illusions, our fidelity to the truth, and our persistent leanings to error. But most of all they resemble us in their precious hold on life. - Joseph Conrad
In life, never lose hope that you are nearing a dead end, Only when you reach the end of the road you realize a road to its left and to its right. - Mohammed Mushtaq GK
And please return it. You may think this a strange request, but I find that although my friends are poor arithmeticians, they are nearly all of them good bookkeepers. - Walter Scott
The true Christian can nurture a trustful optimism, because he is certain of not walking alone. In sending us Jesus, the eternal Son made man, God has drawn near to each of us. In Christ he has become our travelling companion. - Pope John Paul II
And that was my homecoming. It was fine, I guess. Getting back feels like your first breath after nearly drowning. Even if it hurts, it's good. - Phil Klay
Most of the modern human society has nearly lost the faculty of observing the internal mechanism. - Abhijit Naskar
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By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart. - Confucius
...I was shocked and astonished when a daring little girl -- a cousin I think -- having waited under a group of trees in the avenue, where she knew [my grandfather] would pass near four o'clock on the way to his dinner, said to him, 'If I were you and you were a little girl, I would give you a doll. - W.B. Yeats
And yet, despite this portrait of a self assured woman, Cindy seemed to have a near obsession with being where everyone was and doing what everyone was doing. - Imbolo Mbue
We nearly had our asses handed to us in a sling by a bunny rabbit? - A.J. Culpepper
...so I think writers are made and not born. But what you choose to write is buried so deeply inside it's like lodestones inside you and sooner or later you come near something that you're supposed to be doing with your life and it's like a magnet. It attracts. - Stephen King
Truth will screw with you every which way, before it lets you to be anywhere near itself. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Dirge of the dying and the stench of fear,Black souls repent as hell draws near," - Percy Pemmeney the smuggler, from Curse of Ancient Shadows. - Rod Tyson
Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hourTrue friends are like stars, you don't always see them but they are always there. - Habeeb Akande
I was, a near grown man, sat in his dank, dark and rickety digs, feverishly hovering about the glare of a computer screen like a disorientated moth, one searching for a flaming light of recognition from someone/anyone! - Tom Conrad
Children will adapt to nearly any rule or routine as long as it is consistently enforced within that particular household.
It's too noisy near the surface. To be able to concentrate with all your being, you must shut out all distractions. You must listen with your soul. - Dr.Mani
If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing. - Marc Chagall
Are people innately altruistic?" is the wrong kind of question to ask. People are people, and they respond to incentives. They can nearly always be manipulated--for good or ill--if only you find the right levers. ~ Levitt & Dubner, "Superfreakonomics - Steven D. Levitt
Nearly every historic fruit and vegetable variety once found in the United States has disappeared. - Preeti Simran Sethi
Art invites us to become explorers and excavators of our vast internal landscapes, discovering new terrain and digging deep into the past to unearth forgotten experiences and emotion. - Jaeda DeWalt
Racism is, among other things, the unearned skepticism of one group of humans joined to the unearned sympathy for another. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, they finish by loading honors on your head. - Jean Cocteau
Accurate scholarship can unearth the whole offence from luther untill noe that has driven a culture mad. From what occured at linz what huge imago made a psychopathic god. i and the public know what all schoolchildren learn those to whom evil is done do evil in return. - W. H. Auden
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will. - L. M. Montgomery
Ayn Rand's 'philosophy' is nearly perfect in its immorality, which makes the size of her audience all the more ominous and symptomatic as we enter a curious new phase in our society.... To justify and extol human greed and egotism is to my mind not only immoral, but evil. - Gore Vidal
If you can't write clearly, you probably don't think nearly as well as you think you do. - Kurt Vonnegut
Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires; and likewise a weighing of relative social values. - Louis D. Brandeis
...myopia. He was nearsighted. The future lay before him, inevitable but invisible.
The flea that doubts doesn't jump nearly as high. - Marty Rubin
I'm not apt to be getting married in the near future and my lifestyle isn't apt to dramatically change as a result of any new relationship.
Tomorrow has not invited you yet, so LIVE for today! Tomorrow is near, yet so far away. Choose this day to smile, laugh, love unconditionally, and be happy within. - Stephanie Lahart
In every bit of honest writing in the world, there is a base theme. Try to understand men, if you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and nearly always leads to love. - John Steinbeck
Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history. - Plato
I really should talk to him. He's had a near-death experience!"We all have. It's called living."(Hogfather) - Terry Pratchett
I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down. I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught. - Georgia O'Keeffe
Our hope of immortality does not come from any religions, but nearly all religions come from that hope. - Robert Ingersoll
Nearly all libertarians were once conservatives or progressives or independent statists of some stripe. But scarcely any conservatives, progressives, or independent statists were once libertarians. This asymmetry in the direction of ideological migration is interesting and perhaps informative. - Robert Higgs
Nearly every parent on earth operates on the assumption that character matters a lot to the life outcomes of their children. Nearly every government antipoverty program operates on the assumption that it doesn’t. - David Brooks
When you are nearer, you will understand how much your eyesight is deceived by distance. Therefore, push yourself a little harder. - Dante Alighieri
At last started to play and she gestured to dance with me. As we slow danced I couldn’t tell what day or year it was. For all I know, Etta could have been singing it live. We danced like lovers do and as the song neared it’s melodic end, she whispered in my ear—I just got lost with you. - Kayko Tamaki
There was a large sting near his upper lip. I touched it lightly. Does it hurt?My gaze moved from his lips up to his eyes. He was looking at me in a way that made me blush.Yes, he responded quietly. - Colleen Houck
We just had a near-life experience! - Chuck Palahniuk
A common fallacy in much of the adverse criticism to which science is subjected today is that it claims certainty, infallibility and complete emotional objectivity. It would be more nearly true to say that it is based upon wonder, adventure and hope. - Cyril Norman Hinshelwood
Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death. - Edith Wharton
So that was where we were in our relationship.Derwent’s scale ran all the way from wouldn’t piss-on-you-if-you-were-on-fire to would-kill-for-you-no-need-to-ask-twice. I was quite glad to be somewhere near the middle. - Jane Casey
Today I will find something beautiful.Delicate pink blossoms on a cherry tree.The dove resting near the lemon buds.Sunbeams smiling from sky to earth.Smiling on me."Creating" in BREATHE IN - Eileen Granfors
Little Joe was still behind him. Eli could feel it. He wanted to look back, but he couldn’t. The tears were too close. If he were Fancy, he’d turn around and kick and buck and moo and do just about anything to keep his calf near. But Eli wasn’t Fancy; he was a farmer. - Sandra Neil Wallace
Today, more than 23 million veterans walk among us. Nearly 3 million receive disability compensation, and many more owe their lives to an anonymous corpsman or medic. Millions of Americans and their families are profoundly grateful. - Scott McGaugh, Battlefield Angels: Saving Lives from Valley Forge to Afghanistan
The boring thing with taking a walk with someone is that your thoughts are then dictated by the subject or subjects of your conversation; and that is made worse by the fact that most sane people are terrified of silence whenever they are with or near someone. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue. - Confucius
The sad thing was in the knowing that all their nerve would get them nowhere in the world and that they were lost as all the people in Brooklyn seem lost when the day is nearly over and even though the sun is still bright, it is thin and doesn’t give you warmth when it shines on you. - Betty Smith
Our enemies are nearer the truth in their opinion of us than we are ourselves. - François de La Rochefoucauld
Archaeological discoveries made in Egypt and in the Near East in the past hundred years have opened our eyes to a spiritual and cultural heritage undreamed of by earlier generations. - Samuel Noah Kramer
Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent of all accidents involving falling objects. - Dave Barry
I wished a companion to lie near me in the starlight, silent and not moving, but ever within touch. For there is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Women constitute half the world's population, perform nearly two-thirds of its work hours, receive one-tenth of the world's income and own less than one-hundredth of the world's property.
Love Sex and CrimeNearly 100 Crimes are committed in the name of Love and only one is committed in the name of Sex. - honeya
I feel at ease and, in an indefinable way, at home, when dolphins are around. I now know when they are nearby before they appear. I dream after they leave. - Virginia Coyle
There nearly always is a method in madness. It's what drives men mad, being methodical. - G. K. Chesterton
When everything seems too far away from you, don’t despair, return to yourself because you are the nearest thing to yourself! Accumulate energy with yourself! Then you will feel powerful to reach even beyond the far things! - Mehmet Murat ildan
All our knowledge brings us nearer to our ignorance. - T.S. Eliot
One does not go near the sun without feeling its warmth. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I near felt bad he choose to be so evil to me. I am a forgiving woman, but my pen... oh my wicked wicked hormonal she-pen. - Coco J. Ginger
It's spider season. Every year, right about now, thousands of the godless eight-legged bastards emerge from the bowels of hell (or the garden, whichever's nearest) with the sole intention of tormenting humankind. - Charlie Brooker
The fact that he and she understood each other without a word seemed to bring them nearer than any explanation would have done. - Edith Wharton
Books are the best companions as they make you sit near wisdom. - Rajesh Nanoo
Feed your creative mind.Feed your joyful, selfless heart.Feed your soul to grow.Feed with books, music, painting or arts,Feed with your special favorite passion you joyfully share near or far apart. - Angelica Hopes
As the archaeology of our thought easily shows, man is an invention of recent date. And one perhaps nearing its end. - Michel Foucault
Most people are just parroting the thoughts that they hear from others rather than thinking of their own to unearth the hidden facts. - Anuj Somany
Nestled in the valley of darkness, in the deepest depths of depression, are the priceless gems of; creativity, intuition and sensitivity. The trick is learning how to navigate the dark, so these precious gems can be unearthed and their beauty beheld. - Jaeda DeWalt
People often call fighting discrimination being "PC" because they don't want their own unearned privileges challenged. - DaShanne Stokes
I'm an experienced woman; I've been around... well, alright, I might not've been around, but I've been... nearby. - Mary Tyler Moore
A confused labyrinth of smoky starsentangles my hopes,which are nearly faded - Federico García Lorca
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. - Abraham Lincoln
Most people which died poor or rich or other types of people knew something they written it and in the near future when they revive they will somehow reach to this knowledge and will start looking from this view... - Deyth Banger
I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place. - Steven Wright
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to. - J. R. R. Tolkien
When you are here, God is near. - Kamand Kojouri
The nearer persons come to each other, the greater is the room and the more are the occasions for courtesy; but just in proportion to their approach the gentleness of most men diminishes. - George MacDonald
To be poor and dependent is very nearly an impossibility. - William Cobbett
I have things in my head that are not like what anyone taught me shapes and ideas so near to me, so natural to my way of being and thinking. - Georgia O'Keeffe
The end is near when your strength becomes the source of discomfort. - Manish
One morning she happened upon a bit of cloth decorated with pictures of little red squirrels carrying small, brown,nutsacks,and she nearly fainted away. - Cynthia Rylant
One of the greatest pieces of advice I’ve ever gotten in my life was from my mom. When I was a little kid there was a kid who was bugging me at school and she said Okay, I’m gonna tell you what to do. If the kid’s bugging you and puts his hands on you; you pick up the nearest rock... - Johnny Depp
(Life) it was a little bit nearer than God, but no less powerful and terrible. Yes, it was something, perhaps, that one did not wish to understand because one feared it, something to which one paid tribute lest it should feel offended and seize one, body and soul. - Arthur Holitscher
I am as sure as I live that nothing is so near to me as God. God is nearer to me than I am to myself; my existence depends on the nearness and the presence of God. - Meister Eckhart
Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods. - Socrates
All know that they must die; but many are deceived by picturing to themselves death at such a distance as if it could never come near them. - Alfonso Maria de Liguori
Nowhere near the driver's seat, and I love this journey God's got me on! - Dolls Bowman
Ignorance is not linear, it's exponential. - Spuds Crawford
Speechless and very nearly panting, she fell back against the wall with a thump, knowing that if she lived to be ninety, she would still carry the searing mark of that kiss on her soul."At last," he murmured. "A way to shut you up." Christovao Santos (Chris), Sanctuary - Sharon K. Garner
When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment.
RITUALISM, n. A Dutch Garden of God where He may walk in rectilinear freedom, keeping off the grass. - Ambrose Bierce
The avarice of the old: it's absurd to increase one's luggage as one nears the journey's end. - Cicero
If you are unaware of what's within, you will be shown in the mirror of your near future life experience. Wiser to keep a step ahead. - Jay Woodman
I'm accustomed to toxicity and can’t control myself when I’m near it. - Dominic Riccitello
The personal screenplay- where you dive into the terrifying depths of your soul, unearth the most intimate details about yourself, and put it on paper for the world to see. Proceed with caution, for madness lies ahead. - A.D. Posey
I’m forever near a stereo saying, ‘What the fuck is this garbage?’ And the answer is always the Red Hot Chili Peppers. - Nick Cave
I sat near a window in our little synagogue and looked out at the large church and wondered how a statue whose face was so full of love could be worshipped by someone whose heart was so full of hate. - Chaim Potok
I nearer than I was yesterday and further than I am today, tomorrow I'll be square one. - Racquel McDonnell
If I am darkness, then I have learned it backwards. Darkness must be in the right, and you my dear, along with nearly all others, have been blindly wandering within the light of the wrong. - Arashi
If a woman tells you she's twenty and looks sixteen, she's twelve. If she tells you she's twenty-six and looks twenty-six, she's damn near forty. - Chris Rock
You're too far for my hands to hold you, but too near for my heart to love you. - Heraline
I am somehow less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.
Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still. - Henry David Thoreau
When I Find Myself in A Depressed State, I Try and Write to Feel Better. However, If Writing Doesn't Work, Then You Can Almost Always Catch Me Watching Cartoons on Television, Like Scooby-Dooby-Do or The Munster’s. Unfortunately, I Am Watching These Programs Nearly Every Day. - Chris Mentillo
If the future historians were to digitally unearth our generation, they would decipher the facial expressions on the "Selfie's" as the generation of people suffering from wide spread constipation! - Vishwanath S J
Successfully functioning in a society with diverse values, traditions and lifestyles requires us to have a relationship to our own reactions rather than be captive of them. To resist our tendencies to make right or true, that which is nearly familiar, and wrong or false, that which is only strange. - Robert Kegan
I breathe just to be near you... - Fisher Amelie
I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart. - Pope John XXIII
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