Quotation Explorer - 'Owe'

Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire.
I never meet a ragged boy in the street without feeling that i may owe him a salute, for I know not what possibilities may be buttoned up under his coat. - James A. Garfield
Contrary to your beliefs, I am stronger then what you give me credit for, but the real lesson here is the knowledge to know I don't owe you an explanation to anything. - Nikki Rowe
Surround yourself with people that love you and accept you exactly for who and what you are. The only explanation you owe is the one you give to yourself, for not living your authentic life with the love and purpose you were meant to live. - Luis Almonte
We owe God a "double debt" incurred by our passive receipt of Adam's debt but also by our active disobedience. The extent of our depravity is such that we also owe a "daring debt" because we challenge not only God's Law but His very grace as we blame Him that He has not done enough. - Foppe Vander Zwaag
We are all citizens of the world and we owe it to the world to make it a better place. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
What you owe your critics are your RESULTS not explanations not defence just RESULTS.Evidence terminates Arguments. - Fela Durotoye
While it is good to apologize and ask forgiveness from God, it’s just as important (perhaps more so) to extend it towards the person you wronged. Becoming a better person or trying to make amends with the universe only works when you start with the one you owe it to. - Donna Lynn Hope
You don’t get to have an opinion on whether .999… is equal to 1, for instance. It is equal to 1. People smarter than us have worked hard to figure this stuff out, and we owe it to them and to the universe to respect what they’ve figured out. - John Green
YOKE, n. An implement, madam, to whose Latin name, _jugum_, we owe one of the most illuminating words in our language -- a word that defines the matrimonial situation with precision, point and poignancy. A thousand apologies for withholding it. - Ambrose Bierce
We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world. - Mark Twain
Remember that you don't owe anyone an apology. You are who you are, you have no choice, and that is beautiful. - Emy Storey
It is to these two discoveries by that we owe the exactness of modern astronomy. .... This double service assures to their discoverer the most distinguished place (after Hipparchus and Kepler) above the greatest astronomers of all ages and all countries. Jean-Baptiste Joseph Delambre - Bradley
We do not owe any soul, except that which played the most vital role in our lives. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Maybe time by time people forget about the one who they really owe to. - Sahibah Syed
We don't know that we don't own or owe Anything (In mathematical terms we are sifar), so keep walking as long as your legs are moving towards the infinite. Your own Ego is the only obstacle in this journey, earlier you get rid of it sooner will you find the infinite peace. - AnkitMishra
Amé, fuí amado, el sol acarició mi faz.¡Vida, nada me debes! ¡Vida, estamos en paz!I loved, I was loved, the sun stroked my face.Life, you owe me nothing! Life, we are at peace! - Amado Nervo
And still, after all this time,The sun never says to the earth,"You owe Me."Look what happens withA love like that,It lights the Whole Sky. - Hafez
We owe it to each other to tell stories. - Neil Gaiman
This is the responsibility we all owe to ourselves– that the purpose of our existence be to positively affect others with our gift and this does not begin when we feel we have become something. It begins when we decide to pick our gift and align it with it’s purpose. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. If you would take a man's life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. And if you cannot bear to do that, then perhaps the man does not deserve to die.
The world doesn’t owe you anything. You have to work for everything you get and you have to appreciate every bit of success the world gives you. - Taylor Swift
Your life may not be 'picture perfect' but you have it in you to make it 'your best.' There's only one chance at life and you owe it to yourself to give it all you can. - Roopleen
We wanted to be free and owe this freedom to nobody. - Jan Stanisław Jankowski
An honest man is a debtless man, he doesn't owe anyone anything. - Amit Kalantri
Hold the Earth tightly and fondly because you owe your existence to the Earth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Give me kisses! Nay, 'tis true I am just as rich as you; And for every kiss I owe, I can pay you back, you know. Kiss me, then, Every moment, and again. - John Godfrey Saxe
Everything you see I owe to spaghetti. - Sophia Loren
We owe it to the dead to dance on their graves. - Marty Rubin
For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude. - Clarence E. Hodges
Guilt is a feeling that you owe a debt that you're not paying. - Stefan Molyneux
When people attempt to rebel against the iron logic of Nature, they come into conflict with the very same principles to which they owe their existence as human beings. Their actions against Nature must lead to their own downfall. - Adolf Hitler
When religious people take the stance that they don’t owe anyone that is hurting closure or answers then God is not winning. Conflict continues because of lack of communication, fear and indifference. - Shannon L. Alder
I've learned that if someone threatens my peace of mind, self-respect, or self-worth... I must walk away. I owe it to myself... I owe it to my future. - Steve Maraboli
the one thing we owe absolutely to God is never to be afraid of anything. - Charles de Foucauld
What I know most surely about morality and the duty of man I owe to sport. - Albert Camus
I owe my first inkling of the problem of infinity to a large biscuit tin that was a source of vertiginous mystery during my childhood. - Jorge Luis Borges
I am crazy enough to think I owe the world a change. - Michael Davi
We owe our children the most vulnerable citizens in any society a life free from violence and fear. - Nelson Mandela
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
I owe my solitude to other people. - Alan W. Watts
If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problem. But if you owe a million, it has. - John Maynard Keynes
I owe most of my wisdom to the problems I was gifted. - Wordions
OWE, v. To have (and to hold) a debt. The word formerly signified not indebtedness, but possession; it meant "own," and in the minds of debtors there is still a good deal of confusion between assets and liabilities. - Ambrose Bierce
Each morning in every family, men, women and children, if they have nothing better to do, tell each other their dreams.We are all at the mercy of the dream and we owe it to ourselves to submit its powers to the waking state. - La Révolution Surréaliste No. 1
Their story, yours, mine - it's what we all carry with us on this trip we take, and we owe it to each other to respect our stories and learn from them. - William Carlos Williams
They said my dreams were too insignificant to matter, and they might just be right. The thing however is, I owe it to myself to find out if they are. The only way I can do that is to keep dreaming and living my dream. If in the end they are right, at least I can tell myself I did my best. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent. - Warren Buffett
I think using animals for food is an ethical thing to do, but we've got to do it right. We've got to give those animals a decent life and we've got to give them a painless death. We owe the animal respect. - Temple Grandin
Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work. - Joseph Conrad
You exist because the universe exists. You owe your existence to the universe. You may call the universe as god or something else, it doesn’t matter. What matters is this: Thank to it! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Bravo Sherlock. That's two lollipops I owe you. - Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made. - Albert Einstein
We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand. - Jennie Jerome Churchill
There are some duties we owe even to those who have wronged us. There is, after all, a limit to retribution and punishment. - Cicero
If you’re a writer, your first duty, a duty you owe to yourself and your readers, and to your writing itself, is to become wonderful. To become the best writer you can possibly be. - Theodora Goss
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. - G. K. Chesterton
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - gunpowder and romantic love. - Andre Maurois
We owe a huge debt to Galileo for emancipating us all from the stupid belief in an Earth-centered or man-centered (let alone God-centered) system. He quite literally taught us our place and allowed us to go on to make extraordinary advances in knowledge. - Christopher Hitchens
A lion is stronger than a man, but it does not enable him to dominate the human race. You have neglected the duty you owe to yourselves and you have lost your natural rights by shutting your eyes to your own interests. - Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein
Sir, I am a true laborer. I earn that I eat, get that I wear, owe no man hate, envy no man's happiness, glad of other men's good, content with my harm and the greatest of my pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. - William Shakespeare
We owe our loyalty to each other and to our children's children, not to party politics. - DaShanne Stokes
All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book. - David Livingstone
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
The amount of money you owe doesn't matter; as long as you use it for good - Sandra Chami Kassis
True gentleness is founded on a sense of what we owe to him who made us and to the common nature which we all share. It arises from reflection on our own failings and wants, and from just views of the condition and duty of man. It is native feeling heightened and improved by principle. - Hugh Blair
Men owe us what they imagine they will give us. We must forgive them this debt. - Simone Weil
We owe some of our successes to people who did not want to help us more than we do to those who have helped us. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. - George Washington
We owe it to our husband or wife, our fellow workers, our children, our friends, indeed to everyone who comes into our lives, to be as happy as we can be. - Dennis Prager
You don't pay back your parents. You can't. The debt you owe them gets collected by your children, who hand it down in turn. It's a sort of entailment. Or if you don't have children of the body, it's left as a debt to your common humanity. Or to your God, if you possess or are possessed by one. - Lois McMaster Bujold
we raise them for us; that means we owe them some respect. nature is creul but we dont have to be. i wouldnt want to have my guts ripped out by a lion. i'd much rather die in a slaughter house if it were done right. - Temple Grandin
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