Quotation Explorer - 'Reckoning'

Why are we so afraid to die? Are we concerned about the reckoning we may have to face on the other side? Or does the thought of our nonexistence terrify us? Perhaps neither. Perhaps what we fear most is no longer being able to do the things we love. - Fabrizio Paterlini
But we are only termites on a planet and maybe when we bore too deeply into the planet there'll be a reckoning. Who knows? - Harry S. Truman
Above all, never think you're not good enough. Never think that. In life people will take you at your own reckoning. - Isaac Asimov
The true conservative is the man who has a real concern for injustices and takes thought against the day of reckoning. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The fuse is lit. You can run all you want to but you leave a trail of gunpowder in your wake. There’s going to be a reckoning eventually. - Colleen Houck
Say that we are a puff of warm breath in a very cold universe. By this kind of reckoning we are either immeasurably insignificant or we are incalculably precious and interesting. I tend toward the second view. - Marilynne Robinson
By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films. - Iain M. Banks
Being an artist means, not reckoning and counting, but ripening like the tree which does not force its sap and stands confidence in the storms of spring without fear that after them may come no summer - Rainer Maria Rilke
Hail to you gods, on that day of the great reckoning. Behold me, I have come to you, without sin, without guilt, without evil, without a witness against me, without one whom I have wronged. I am one pure of mouth, pure of hands. - The Book of the Dead
Never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning. - Anthony Trollope
Truth is truth To the end of reckoning. - William Shakespeare
There's a sin, a fearful sin, resting on this nation, that will not go unpunished forever. There will be a reckoning yet. . . there's a day coming that will burn as an oven. It may be sooner or it may be later, but it's a coming as sure as the Lord is just. - Solomon Northup
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