Quotation Explorer - 'Nearer'

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
All our knowledge brings us nearer to our ignorance. - T.S. Eliot
When you are nearer, you will understand how much your eyesight is deceived by distance. Therefore, push yourself a little harder. - Dante Alighieri
We in America today are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before. - Herbert Hoover
The spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions. The nearer we get to Him, the more intensely missionary we become. - Henry Martyn
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 the very error of the moon: She comes more nearer earth than she was wont, and makes men mad. - William Shakespeare
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. - Plato
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
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
(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
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
I nearer than I was yesterday and further than I am today, tomorrow I'll be square one. - Racquel McDonnell
Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history. - Plato
He is your friend who pushes you nearer to God. - Abraham Kuyper
At the fork in every road, choose the road that brings you nearer to God. - Elizabeth George
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
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
Our enemies are nearer the truth in their opinion of us than we are ourselves. - Fran├žois de La Rochefoucauld
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
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
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