Quotation Explorer - 'Personally'

For all its accolades and celebrated recognition as sound guidance, I have personally noticed that sometimes, 'follow your heart,' is really bad advice. - Steve Maraboli
I personally cannot discern a shred of evidence for ‘[intelligent] design.’ If 97% of all creatures have gone extinct, some plan isn't working very well! - Irven Devore
The ones who take human circumstances too personally will eventually be left outside mercy - Prabhukrishna M
An anchor should be someone who is personally open and willing to communicate. - Asa Don Brown
Anarchists have a 'bad name' in the media, not because they can point to one indiscriminate massacre by anarchists--there have been none--but because the one thing holders of power fear is that they personally should be held responsible for their own actions - Stuart Christie
There are no racists in America, or at least none that the people who need to be white know personally. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
I personally believe in the power of second chances. - Terry McAuliffe
What is the purpose of writing? For me personally, it is really to explain the mystery of life, and the mystery of life includes, of course, the personal, the political, the forces that make us what we are while there's another force from inside battling to make us something else. - Nadine Gordimer
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people we personally dislike. - Oscar Wilde
God’s Word tells us that God has spoken of old in many portions and in many ways through His servants concerning His heart’s desire and that He loves us. But man did not understand. Therefore, God had to personally come to this world and become a man. This man is Jesus, the Christ, whom we know. - Watchman Nee
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. - Abraham Lincoln
Personally, I wouldn’t wait around for someone to tell you you’re good enough before you make your own comics. Just make them, always try to improve and care about what you’re doing. Be relentless and never give up. - Troy Little
Chris M. Salamone is a highly recognized Legal professional currently living in Boca Raton. He has over 20 years of experience in his career, he has helped thousands of young Americans to grow personally and professionally. - csalamone
Personally, I think the "Potter" books have too many adverbs and not enough sex. - Lev Grossman
If Jesus himself, or Mohammed, or Buddha spoke to me personally and said that women are inferior to men, I would still reject that as false dogma because I know with every ounce of my being that this is not true. - Alice Bag
How many men do you personally know whom you would typically classify as Kind, Gentle and Loving...I'm guessing the list is not very long. Now think of the women whose lives are characterized by those same virtues. I'm going to go with, that list is probably much longer. - Dennis James
Personally, I think, so what? Money's just a thing and things change. That's what I've found. One minute something's really there, right next to you, and you can cuddle up to it. The next it just melts away, like a Hershey's kiss. - Frank Cottrell Boyce
Personally I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world [chess] championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
Creativity connects me to my truest self and vulnerability. There is nothing more personally liberating, than reaching for my face and peeling off the social mask that hides my; shadow self, pain and weakness. When i produce from this place of truth, the results transform both creator and beholder. - Jaeda DeWalt
Cordelia: I personally don't think it's possible to come up with a crazier plan.Oz: We attack the Mayor with hummus.Cordelia: I stand corrected.Oz: Just keeping things in perspective. - Mutant Enemy/ Joss Whedon
We need to take things personally. We need to stop putting profits above people. We need to stop putting greed above need. We need to stop putting the rule of gold above the golden rule. We need to treat people as people and not as problems. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
The disadvantage of not being together at same place, not meeting each other personally, not able to talk with each other eye into eye, not able to feel each others touch; makes it difficult for a Long Distance Relationship to work. - Abhijeet Sawant
Personally, I know nothing about sex, because I have always been married. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
It has been my experience that maximizing income is a helluva lot less important than maximizing passion and fulfillment in your both professionally and personally.
It is said that you can't write without a reader. The opposite holds true as well; you can't read without a writer. But if as a single, creative person you are one in the same, then, well.....problem solved! Great writing is born from that which we personally long to read. - Richelle E. Goodrich
If you want to make a difference, the next time you see someone being cruel to another human being, take it personally. Take it personally because it is personal. - Mavis Leno
If you don't know the person personally, then don't take it personally. - Kelsie
Personal Responsibility is the acknowledgement of the fact that I am personally responsible for what is happening in my life, in my surrounding and in my nation. - Sunday Adelaja
Personally I think there is no doubt that sub-atomic energy is available all around us, and that one day man will release and control its almost infinite power. We cannot prevent him from doing so and can only hope that he will not use it exclusively in blowing up his next door neighbour. (1936) - Francis William Aston
If a policy is wrongheaded feckless and corrupt I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it's fixed. - David H. Hackworth
Even though I don't personally believe in the Lord, I try to behave as though He was watching. - Christopher Reeve
Good fantasy fiction: ... explores real human conditions through fantastic metaphors which universalize the characters' individual experiences to speak personally to us all. - Laura Resnick
The hardest thing: not to take loss personally. - Marty Rubin
Speaking personally, you can have my gun, but you'll take my book when you pry my cold, dead fingers off of the binding. - Stephen King
To be forced to endure something because you have no money to counter it ; this fact is totally unfair and I can't, personally, tolerate it. - Laure Lacornette
Personally I like going places where I don't speak the language, don't know anybody, don't know my way around and don't have any delusions that I'm in control. Disoriented, even frightened, I feel alive, awake in ways I never am at home. - Michael Mewshaw
Personally, I think the 'Christian family' should be called a Christian fantasy. - Ruth Hurmence Green
Personally, I like to sleep. And I intend to appropriately confine myself more and more to my living quarters and pass my life away sleeping. - Tsunetomo Yamamoto
I don't think the real America is in New York or on the Pacific Coast; personally, I like the Middle West much better, places like North and South Dakota, Minneapolis and Saint Paul. There, I think, are the true Americans - Charlie Chaplin
I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left. - Margaret Thatcher
The website increases my excitement when I read, Hark, the pies are calling! My excitement is short-lived, however. I read the page again and realize that it is pipes that are calling, not pies as I had hoped. I am disappointed. I personally react better to the call of pies. - Aefa Mulholland
Your faith requires your action to back it up. Choose to see what part you must participate in to see your circumstance improve and personally grow and appreciate the victory because of it. - Dionna L. Hayden
Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask 'how', while others of a more curious nature will ask 'why'. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information. - Man Ray
An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success. - Stephen Covey
Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out. - Carl Sagan
When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano. - Bob Hope
Personally, have not seen so far even a single case of an ultra rich person who is not fallen in love badly with the money. - Anuj Somany
Personally, I believe Young Adult to be an arbitrary title that means the book "Can be enjoyed by anyone/Has a main character who’s not quite an adult/Isn’t really boring. - Shannon Hale
I personally believe that one learns to write by writing. - Jack Jordan
Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed. - Philip G. Zimbardo
On cheap tippers:"Don't take it personally; they were deprived somehow as children.On low-fat entrees: "They sell well enough, but nobody's too happy after the meal. - Joan Bauer
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. - Winston S. Churchill
Personally I think birthdays and anniversaries are like menstrual cramps, a regular pain in the ass that's somehow connected to birth. - Hugh Elliott
We believe more readily in the abstract application of God's promises than we do in their application to us personally. - Matt Chandler
Every great athlete, artist and aspiring being has a great team to help them flourish and succeed - personally and professionally. Even the so-called 'solo star' has a strong supporting cast helping them shine, thrive and take flight. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
We don't have to take our personality so personally. - Wes "Scoop" Nisker
More often than not, you will never be judged by your intentions because the world can't read minds and very few will know the heart of a person they have not given time to know personally. - Shannon L. Alder
I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain. - Lily Tomlin
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. - Sir Winston Churchill
The tragedy about history - personally and globally - is that while we may learn it we rarely learn from it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Personally, I don’t think there's intelligent life on other planets. Why should other planets be any different from this one? - Bob Monkhouse
Unsatisfied parents produce professionally successful but personally discontent children. - Himmilicious
In not a single one of these little campaigns was I victorious. In other words, in each case, I personally failed, but I have lived to see the thesis upon which I was operating vindicated. And what I very often say is that I’ve lived to see my lost causes found. - Pauli Murray
If you need to know courage then you personally is the courage you discovered by yourself, try harder things and it will show up. - Auliq Ice
Some people tire me emotionally, not that they personally do anything to me, but their presence. Their presence sometimes is so heavy on the heart, and I just feel smothered by them. - Maisie16
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