Quotation Explorer - 'Owes'

My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. - Herbert Hoover
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
A word (...) is never the destination, merely a signpost in its general direction; and whatever (...) body that destination finally acquires owes quite as much to the reader as to the writer. - John Fowles
One of the most important things a man must bear in mind is this very thing - that he owes his fellow a transforming encounter. - Ogwo David Emenike
He is rich who owes nothing. - Hungarian proverb
There is surely a piece of divinity in us, something that was before the elements, and owes no homage unto the sun. - Sir Thomas Browne
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. - Edmund Burke
Never ever forget that you enlisted in the ranks you weren’t press ganged or drafted. Nobody owes you anything least of all respect for your work until you’ve earned it with what you put on the page. - T.F. Rigelhof
One of history's secrets is that the revolutionaries' appeal in the eyes of posterity owes much to the traits they share with the world they overthrew. - Christopher Caldwell
If there is anyone who owes everything to Bach, it is certainly God. - Emil Cioran
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope. - Herbert Hoover
Everyone who receives the protection of society owes a return for the benefit. - John Stuart Mill
He who jumps into the void owes no explanation to those who stand and watch. - Jean-Luc Godard
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity. - Samuel Johnson
All wars are civil wars because all men are brothers... Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born. - François Fénelon
Everyone owes nature a death. - Sigmund Freud
A great book is a homing deviceFor navigating paradise.A good book somehow makes you careAbout the comfort of a chair.A bad book owes to many treesA forest of apologies. - J. Patrick Lewis
Much misconstruction and bitterness are spared to him who thinks naturally upon what he owes to others rather than what he ought to expect from them.
The sad news is, nobody owes you a career. Your career is literally your business. You own it as a sole proprietor. You have one employee: yourself. You need to accept ownership of your career, your skills and the timing of your moves.
Every morning I look in the mirror and remind myself: "No one owes you sh*t!" In this way, I am never disappointed. Never placing blame. - Brandi L. Bates
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