Quotation Explorer - 'Offered'

Torah is not merely a collection of prohibitions, rigid strictures and boring observances. Rather, it is a narrative of the blessings and promises of God initially offered to one person and family, but through which the whole world will ultimately be blessed. - Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
Never believe a friend who offered you his friendship just because he was getting bored. - Amit Kalantri
Books had taught me new ideas and had shown me ways of life that I would not have known about otherwise, and they offered a refuge when, like now, real life seemed too hard. - Peg Kehert
Although I am an anarch, I am not anti-authoritarian. Quite the opposite: I need authority, although I do not believe in it. My critical faculties are sharpened by the absence of the credibility that I ask for. As a historian, I know what can be offered. - Ernst Jünger
Grant kissed my neck that I offered up like a willing victim in True Blood. Take me... Bite me. Lick me. Oh this was madness! Glorious, wonderful madness!" -JulieFrom: A New Addiction - Valerie Alexander
The artist's greatest creation beganthe night he washed his memory of his failuresrubbed opium on his lipsdrank the wine that women offered himand lay down and wept. - Roman Payne
People live on the flow of the daily reality and they surge on the waves of hazy expectations. They can experience pleasant junctures and try to catch and enjoy each special moment that is offered to them. Until life takes them by surprise. - Erik Pevernagie
Cosmopolitanism has offered me an ethical perspective and a conceptual framework with which to read the _signs of our times_ as a theologian and intellectual who has a public responsibility for constantly offering a way to engage in this rapidly changing public world. - Namsoon Kang
Last weekend a young man asked me how I remain so positive. It seems all the negativity in the world doesn’t affect you, he said. I had no more than a minute with the young man so I offered this: It’s all about where you choose to put your attention, and I choose to be happy. - Jason Mraz
The existence of any method, standard, custom or practice is no reason for its continuance when a better is offered. - Theodore Roosevelt
... The women's song was always the same, as monotonous as the beating of the waves against the beach: loss, loss. The conch offered them no enchantment. When they put their ear to it, all they heard was the echo of their mourning. - Carsten Jensen
I was just an option.Blown easily to piecesand offered to the skyby the sweet laced painupon your lips. - Jessica Kristie
You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope. - Thomas Merton
Worship offered with stale flower and an unclean mind is of no value - Radhe Maa
Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty. - Albert Einstein
Life requires of man spiritual elasticity, so that he may temper his efforts to the chances that are offered. - Viktor E. Frankl
When you are offered a miracle take it. Otherwise, show God your tail so he can move on and give it to someone who doesn't want to be in hell any more. - Shannon L. Alder
human societies, at least the more advanced cultures, have rarely offered the individual anything but imperialism, racism, and ethnocentrism for dealing with "other" cultures. - Edward W. Said
With your own wish and desires, never accept alternative offered chances, only stand strong to making your own choice into reality. You will stand a chance to be what you wish to be with your own words. - Auliq Ice
Forgiveness offered -especially when so undeserved - cuts chains off the human heart that no other power in any universe anywhere can rattle much less break....love did what hatred can not and never will. - Charles Martin
Is there anything courageous or brave about making the only possible choice that will save your life? When you're drowning, you grab any hand that's offered. To me, bravery is a spontaneous decision to save somebody else's life when your own is in danger. - Claire Sylvia
We don't get offered crises, they arrive. - Elizabeth Janeway
He offered her the world. She said she had her own. - Monique Duval
Respect can be offered and is deserved by a homeless man and so by a president. - Unarine Ramaru
But I will only be able to claim it if I am offered it. Tell me, Dr. Blevens, in your opinion, is there a limit to how much knowledge one person is allowed to accumulate? Have I reached my quota? - Robin Oliveira
It must be an awful feeling to have love all around you and not feel loved, to be in need and unable to accept whats being offered, to see a world of possibilities but trapped inside your own mind. - Tracy L. Darity
Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first. - Benjamin Franklin
The one who believes himself to be a person needs to try to find that person. This is a solution, an antidote, offered to a ghost that thinks it actually exists. - Enza Vita
What his time spent with women offered was the opportunity 2 be embraced by reality on the one hand, while negating it entirely on the other - Haruki Murakami
The Algerians were revolutionsists, they wanted land. France offered to let them be integrated into France. They told France, to hell with Fance, they wanted some land, not some France. - Malcolm X
Life is like a B-picture script. It is that corny. If I had my life story offered to me to film, I'd turn it down.
Your first book is the only one that matters. Perhaps a writer should write only that one. That is the one moment when you make the big leap; the opportunity to express yourself is offered that once, and you untie the knot within you then or never again. - Italo Calvino
She placed a hand on my cheek and softly kissed the other one, then whispered, Remember this moment, then, Sage, when someone of my status offered a kindness to someone of yours. Because next time we meet, if Darius is dead, I will no longer be anyone of importance. - Jennifer A. Nielsen
It seems that the appetite for pictures showing bodies in pain is as keen, almost, as the desire for ones that show bodies naked. For many centuries, in Christian art, depictions of hell offered both of these elemental satisfactions. - Sontag, Susan
What more does one need than what is offered by the present moment? Once you have learnt how to dissolve in the present moment, and you are able to enjoy it, you will have no problem in disregarding the empty chit-chat of the Ego, the mind! - Frank Wanderer
Charles, mate, you fret too much. I'm a grown man, I am, and I can blood my handle.""Handle your blood?" Bones offered dryly.Ian grinned. "Exactly. - Jeaniene Frost
He'd wanted to mend her just like his mother had mended his favorite teddy bear when his arm had come loose after too much play. He offered her his pudding cup instead. - Brooke Warra
Ares sighed "What are the three words said most often in our house?" "Not tonight, Ares?" Than offered. "Funny," Ares growled. "Cara never says that. - Larissa Ione
We did a variant of the intern thing. We hired people as consultants for a specific thing and then if they were good, offered them a job. - Joshua Schachter
Don’t you ever dare judge, for who among us can say that when the devil himself offered us a deal, we refused? - Kamand Kojouri
No prince, no success filled her dreams: only time spread out before her to spend as she chose, a time of contemplation which offered her refuge. - Delphine de Vigan
Why do you think you deserve happily ever after? You were offered it before and tossed it away. - Donna Lynn Hope
The future is not a result of choices among alternative paths offered by the present, but a place that is created - created first in the mind and will, created next in activity. - John Schaar
If the poets offered us nothing more than another make-believe world, they would be mere sellers of drugs or, at best, sweetmeats. - Robert Lynd
There are oceans of things to discover, to explore, to learn, to invent, to create in this world; especially with its modern possibilities offered. So, I don't understand when people complain they’re bored and have nothing to do. - Sahara Sanders
Ghost towns filled with sad people who settled for what life offered them. The road unfurls before us. Everything is possible. I feel sick to my stomach. - Pete Wentz
He offered her power, money, status...a giant prison, all in exchange for only...her soul. - Coco J. Ginger
So those pills that offered painless relief stayed stored on the shelf, out of the strength of her reach, high atop the altar of platitudes. - J.R. Hamantaschen
Nature is not affected by finance. If someone offered you ten thousand dollars to let them touch your eyeball without blinking, you would never collect the money. At the very last moment, Nature would force you to blink your eye. Nature will protect her own. - Dick Gregory
Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever. - Horace Mann
Even as a child, even as my blood-past was drained from me, I understood that if I were strong enough to accept it, I was being offered a second history. - Anne Michaels
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