Quotation Explorer - 'Placed'

Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.
Either we are adrift in chaos or we are individuals, created, loved, upheld and placed purposefully, exactly where we are. Can you believe that? Can you trust God for that? - Elisabeth Elliot
So I placed my heart under lock and key To take some time, and take care of me But I turn around and you're standing here - Deborah Cox
When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said: "Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. - Jesus/John
The politics of the possible was being replaced by the politics of purity. - H.W. Brands
Everyone gets forgotten because of Alzheimer's, ignored because of ignorance about oneself and replaced because of trying to stay in the same place. - Amit Abraham
If you come into contact with that rare once in a lifetime opportunity, instantly own it, remember all it takes is a slight pondering moment for a stake to be placed, the opportunity can and will easily be claimed by another. - Victoria Addino
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
The mind, placed before any kind of difficulty, can find an ideal outlet in the absurd. Accommodation to the absurd readmits adults to the mysterious realm inhabited by children. - André Breton
I did leave something behind with you: my heart. Of course, you didn't know it at the time. Maybe I didn't either. What have you done with my heart, Leo? Have you taken good care of it? Have you misplaced it? - Jerry Spinelli
Slavery remains rife, the shackles are just different. Labels and desires have replaced the cuffs and chains. - Aisha Mirza
By 30, we've almost completely replaced our actual childhood with a mythical one. - Marty Rubin
I do not want to die. . . until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown. - Kathe Kollwitz
There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. - Douglas Adams
It is easy to lead from the front when there are no obstacles before you, the true colors of a leader are exposed when placed under fire. - Mark W. Boyer
Spend every second of every day together as a moment that could never be replaced. - yel
People who have cut their teeth on philosophical problems of rationality, knowledge, perception, free will and other minds are well placed to think better about problems of evidence, decision making, responsibility and ethics that life throws up. - Simon Blackburn
True friends are placed together for the purpose of accomplishing great achievements that help others. - Ellen J. Barrier
I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale. - Marie Curie
I'm quite certain that if I lost my sense of humor, it would most definitely need to be replaced by a padded cell. - Tanya Masse
To be a righteous woman during the winding up scenes on this earth, before the second coming of our Savior, is an especially noble calling... She has been placed here to help to enrich, to protect, and to guard the home--which is society's basic and most noble institution. - Spencer W. Kimball
In the literary world today, Christianity has pretty well replaced sex as the present pet taboo, not only because Christianity is so often distorted by Christians as well as non-Christians, but because it is too wild and free for the timid. - Madeleine L'Engle
A confident woman knows her worth and so doesn’t fret when her man is highly placed or is often found amidst other women in the course of his business or assignment. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
God has provided us with a mind and logical thinking, but He also has placed into each of us a spirit. With the help of the human spirit we can perceive the Spirit of God and learn to know our Creator. - Eve Juurik
His adolescents are displaced aristocrats who have lost their kingdom and wealth, which was childhood. [On J.D. Salinger] - Heather O'Neill
The opportunity to see the future was placed in us by God through dreams and visions. - Sunday Adelaja
I have forgiven Jesus for all of the love he placed in me, when there's no one I can turn to with this love. - Morrissey
More focus has been placed on these subjects through human history than on anything else—mystery and mysticism, God, imagination, intuition, the nature of relationships, human purpose, happiness and salvation… - Darrell Calkins
Money has replaced the vote. - Chris Hedges
It was as if the rare joy that had formed in my heart was replaced by a pale shadow threatening to engulf me at that very moment. Victory didn’t matter now. She did! - Faraaz Kazi
I could smell the food fill up my hunger before the order was even placed. - Phindiwe Nkosi
When we are angry or depressed in our creativity, we have misplaced our power. We have allowed someone else to determine our worth, and then we are angry at being undervalued. - Julia Cameron
I found a word, and carefully placed it next to another. Soon I had a bridge and a life, like no other. - Tim Hollingworth
A client expects often the delivery of materials yesterday for the order placed to vendor today and the payment towards the despatch always on an uncertain tomorrow. - Anuj Somany
A moralist will be unsuccessful in trying to displace his love of the world by reviewing the ills of the world. Misplaced affections need to be replaced by the far greater power of the affection of the Gospel. - Thomas Chulmers
I don’t experience writer’s block, I only have periods of severe writer’s diarrhoea; an incoherent mess of unfitting words placed in random sentences. Luckily, I can usually separate the shit from the shit later on. - Kevin Focke
Last night somebody broke into my apartment and replaced everything with exact duplicates... When I pointed it out to my roommate, he said, 'Do I know you?' - Steven Wright
SARCOPHAGUS, n. Among the Greeks a coffin which being made of a certain kind of carnivorous stone, had the peculiar property of devouring the body placed in it. The sarcophagus known to modern obsequiographers is commonly a product of the carpenter's art. - Ambrose Bierce
What you hope for determines what you live for. What you hope for determines WHO you live for. Hope misplaced can devastate you. - James MacDonald
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend. - Doug Larson
Do the things you like to be happier, stronger & more successful. Only so is hard work replaced by dedication. - Rossana Condoleo
Friends, are you a man according to Gods definition? Have you ever placed yourself under God’s microscopic eyes? Have you examined yourself according to his standards of judgment? Does he call you a man - Sunday Adelaja
Stars are attributed w/ intelligence they don't have, beauty they haven't worked for, loyaly & love they are incapable of reciprocating, and strength they do not possess. They are treated like a beautiful vase of cut flowers. When wilted, simply replaced w/ new blooms. - Pete Townshend
Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power. - Henry George
It is at the precise moment that I take something for granted that I have placed myself in the precarious position of losing that very thing. And if that thing I risk losing is liberty, taking it for granted is foolishness of the most foolish sort. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is as if Quincey has replaced the sun in my universe and it is around him that I spin. - Kate Cary
The sin of man was placed on a sinless Savior. 2 Cor. 5:21 - John Paul Warren
When truth is replaced by silence,the silence is a lie. - Yevgeny Yevtushenko
The same tongue that tastes a cube of sugar when it is placed in a small cup of water and appreciates it is the same tongue that tells the same cube of sugar how tasteless it is when it is placed in a large volume of water. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear. - Daniel Defoe
Somewhere along the way, Capitalism reduced the idea of justice to mean just "human rights," and the idea of dreaming of equality became blasphemous. We are not fighting to tinker with reforming a system that needs to be replaced. - Arundhati Roy
The secret code of success is patience,a virtue that can not be replaced. It takes time to build great dreams. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Nay, you don't throw away those misplaced beads.. you find them, pick them up and make a new necklace.. probably not as beautiful as you imagined..but wearable nevertheless.. - Sanhita Baruah
Never say never, for if you live long enough, chances are you will not be able to abide by its restrictions. Never is a long, undependable time, and life is too full of rich possibilities to have restrictions placed upon it. - Gloria Swanson
Normality wasn't in the days I'd left behind me: it was only to be found in whatever fortune placed in my path each morning. - María Dueñas
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish. - W. H. Auden
We're reaching the point where the Earth will have to end the burden we've placed on her, if we don't lift the burden ourselves. - Steven M. Greer
For the "We" must never be spoken, save by one's choice and as a second thought. This word must never be placed first within a man's soul, else it becomes a monster, the root of all evils on earth, the root of man's torture by men, and an unspeakable lie. - Ayn Rand
How inferior the human machine is, compared to man-made machines. They can be decoked, unscrewed, oiled and parts replaced. Decidedly, nature is not a very wonderful thing. - Joris-Karl Huysmans
The ideal of a well-stocked mind aiming at excellence in all walks of life has been replaced by the dream of a well-stocked wine cellar, the cellar now being a specially made wine cooler strategically placed in one’s house, to be viewed by even the most unobservant visitor. - Dimitris Mita
The names of entities that have the power to constrain us change with time. Convention and authority are replaced by infirmity. But my attitude toward them has not changed. Has not changed. - Cormac McCarthy
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. - Douglas Adams
Let a crown be placed thereon, by which the world may know, that so far as we approve of monarcy, that in America the law is King. For as in absolute governments the King is law, so in free countries the law ought to be King; and there ought to be no other. - Thomas Paine
If the if isn't an if, what if is an if that if has to be replaced by an if that if shall never if that the place of if. - Avakruth
Destiny itself is like a wonderful wide tapestry in which every thread is guided by an unspeakable tender hand, placed beside another thread and held and carried by a hundred others. - Rainer Maria Rilke
The greatest requirement placed on fallen humanity was not one of responsibility but one of relationship. (The Lonesome God) - Jonathan R. Walton
Not even waste/is inviolate./The day misspent,/the love misplaced,/has inside it/the seed of redemption./Nothing is exempt from resurrection. - Kay Ryan
Society cannot exist unless a controlling power upon will and appetite be placed somewhere, and the less of it there is within, the more there must be without. - Edmund Burke
We were not placed on an empty island for a reason, we were placed into communities to BUILD RELATIONSHIPS and Help ONE ANOTHER! - Manuel Corazzari
There are no coincidences, only synchronicities: mini miracles placed before us by the Angels with love to inspire the mind and expand the heart. - Molly Friedenfeld
All these uses a valid; all these reading of the book are "correct". For all these readers have placed themselves inside this story, not as spectators, but as participants, and so have looked at the world of Ender's Game, not with my eyes only, but also with their own. - Orson Scott Card
Look deep into your own eyes so you may see your greatness and recognize the gifts that you were uniquely placed on this planet to learn from, to share, and to teach. - Monika Zands
Nothing won't change, until the choice is placed first. And until when choice is given a chance. - Anthony Liccione
Listen to life story of few people, made me think 'human being are prefer to leave than to be replaced..it take years to recover the pain..once recovered and they accept you, appreciate it...its hard to trust other people twice (Ejump,2016) - Ejump Schiffler
Hate lawyers all you want. Unlike you, we'll never be replaced with robots. Case closed! - Natalya Vorobyova
Show me that age and country where the rights and liberties of the people were placed on the sole chance of their rulers being good men, without a consequent loss of liberty? - Patrick Henry
Inside of you is your love, not beside you. She is just there to remind you of where you placed her heart. - Shannon L. Alder
Beauty without grace is like a fish far displaced from the water and looking at this kind of beauty is like watching that fish die right there on the cement in front of you. - C. JoyBell C.
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever. - Samuel Smiles
Alone, I relished the bird songs, the drone of hushed conversation from neighboring tables, and the gentle lapping of waves sliding on the shore. I didn't feel the passage of time. There was no destination propelling me forward, no past and no future. Each glorious moment was replaced by the next. - Marilyn Berman
When we promote the well-being of others God has placed in our lives our service glorifies God. - Elizabeth George
Moreover, most people, assuming they had not altogether abandoned religious observances, or did not combine them naively with a thoroughly immoral way of living, had replaced normal religious practice by more or less extravagant superstitions. - Albert Camus
The power of the Will in a man, is favoured by the Heavens. The man who sets his Heart and Word onto something, and says "I will" no matter what obstacle is placed in his way— joins the ranks of the demi-gods. All else remain in mortality and are soon forgotten. - C. JoyBell C.
ILLUSTRIOUS, adj. Suitably placed for the shafts of malice, envy and detraction. - Ambrose Bierce
The squeaking wheel doesn't always get the grease. Sometimes it gets replaced. - Vic Gold
I wonder why I ever bothered with sex, he thought; there’s nothing in this breathing world so gratifying as an artfully placed semicolon. - Camille Desmoulins
I am not seeing myself in your eyes, I think someone has replaced me - Zarak Shakeel
What will I do when you're gone?" said Alasdair, with a faltering voice.Bryeison placed a hand on his shoulder and said, with raging tranquility, "Do what is good and what is right. - Michelle Franklin
Trust is like a valuable antique, once gone, it can never be replaced. - Mouloud Benzadi
She placed her hand on her chest and thought, 'So this is what the poets write about'. - Kamand Kojouri
God is merciful to those who want to love Him and who have placed their hopes in Him. - Francis de Sales
No evil ever came from a woman’s womb that wasn’t placed there first by a man.’... Tantie Neptune, Lucifer's Key by , due 2013 - Charles A. Cornell
Where you are and what you have been through has you perfectly placed to move forward. Stronger, braver, wiser. - Tony Curl
That is what I have always understood to be the essence of anarchism: the conviction that the burden of proof has to be placed on authority, and that it should be dismantled if that burden cannot be met. - Noam Chomsky
During any experience placed before us, we can stay in alignment with positivity, truth, and goodness by asking the question: What would honor and love do here? - Molly Friedenfeld
I lost my father this past year, and the word feels right because I keep looking for him. As if he were misplaced. As if he could just turn up, like a sock or a set of keys. - Mark Slouka
In the 21st century men’s tits have not just rivalled but replaced women’s as the touchstone of ‘sexy’ in mainstream pop culture, even when the audience for them is other men. - Mark Simpson
As you have seen the treachery of love because of me, I have seen my cruelty because of you. But you learned mercy from me, and from you I learned resilience. As you came to understand me enough to know the value I placed on selfless love, I understand your nature better. - D. Morgenstern
Have you ever given yourself to a kiss so completely, that you felt like you surrendered some of yourself and replaced it with a part of them? - Ali Harris
The American government is premised on the theory that if the individual man is to be free, his ideas, his beliefs, his ideology, his philosophy, must be placed beyond the reach of government. - William O. Douglas
It lies here deep in the heart, the small chest of painSharp words like daggers placed it hereTo fill with hurtIn filling it grew heavy and drug me downFor to not feel is not to liveUntil I rest at last in dirtThe worst of you got the best of me… - Neil Leckman
There is no condition of life in which we cannot abide in Jesus. We have to learn to abide in Him wherever we are placed. Our Brilliant Heritage, 946 R - Oswald Chambers
We have placed too much hope in political and social reforms, only to find out that we were being deprived of our most precious possession: our spiritual life. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
There was once a spirited feral mustang broken in by her stern rider. It was a harmonious relationship for the most part but, like any relationship, she tested the boundaries he placed on her and threw him...Would the rider, having suffered his own wound, retaliate, discipline or forgive? - Donna Lynn Hope
If someone takes it upon themself to compliment you, don’t explain to them why the compliment is misplaced or undeserving, say thank you and smile; that was the purpose. - Travis Culliton
No iron can pierce the human heart as chillingly as a full stop placed at the right time. - Isaac Babel
Any ideas, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought - Napoleon Hill
Everything but a life can be replaced. - Marty Rubin
Those minute seconds, flip minutes into hours; hours turn into days, weeks, years, and all these happen in a fraction of a life; placed meagerly, amid this endless Universe. - Aniruddha Sastikar
The past does not define me, it ignites me. The past is not a piece of me, it has placed me - Ricky Maye
In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Anyone who tries to improve the lives of animals invariably comes in for criticism from those who believe such efforts are misplaced in a world of suffering humanity. - Jane Goodall
Take not a minute for granted, because that minute can never be replaced. - Melody Carstairs
But human beings are like that, she thought. We've replaced nearly all our emotions with fear. - Paulo Coelho
Being content with what you have already is an art form that leads to a peace that can’t be replaced by anything else. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Reprimand not a child immediately on the offence. Wait till the irritation has been replaced by serenity. - Moses Hasid
Lollypop...the passion contained merely kissesplaced upon lips, neck and cheekthese young lovers of the castleof which our fairytale speaks... - Muse
Allaah has not bestowed any blessing upon His slaves then taken it away and replaced it with patience, but what He has compensated them with is better than what He has taken away. - Umar ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azeez
Narration, after all, isn’t just a literary function. It represents the human capacity to tell stories in such a manner that they yield meaning. Television replaced this concerted quest for meaning with a frantic pursuit of wonder. - Steve Almond
I placed a jar in Tennessee and round it was upon a hill. - Wallace Stevens
I found a word, and carefully placed it next to another. Soon I had a bridge and a pathway to a wonderful future. - Tim Hollingworth
Abnormal nonsense. Suggests a norm, which is a tag placed on those who don’t conform to an elite’s view of itself. - Anthony North
You are placed on this earth to represent God. - Jim George
If there has been one overriding change in poetic practice, it is that under the influence of free verse the poets have made a primary virtue out of exactitude and economy of meaning: this has replaced metrical skill as the first thing the poet tunes to. - Martin Langford
Ignorance is avoiding that which stands in front of me out of the misplaced hope that it will put what I’m ignoring behind me. Instead, it’s most certain to drop it on top of me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If a philosophical writer cannot be followed, the difficulty of his subject can be placed only in mitigation of his offense, not in condonation of it. There are too many expert witnesses on the other side. - William Zinsser
The fear of love can be replaced by the love of fear - Michael Biondi
But in our enthusiasm, we could not resist a radical overhaul of the system, in which all of its major weaknesses have been exposed, analyzed, and replaced with new weaknesses.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave. - Sir Francis Bacon
You were placed there by God for a reason, which is to possess the land for the glory of the KING! - Sunday Adelaja
When the critic has said everything in his power about a literary text, he has still said nothing; for the very existence of literature implies that it cannot be replaced by non-literature - Tzvetan Todorov
The orgasm has replaced the Cross as the focus of longing and the image of fulfillment. - Malcolm Muggeridge
Everything needed for success has been placed into us from the beginning - Sunday Adelaja
It does not take a million complicated words to call yourself a writer, it only takes a simple few when they have been placed in the right order. -- - Reed Abbitt Moore
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