Quotation Explorer - 'Refused'

Our Lord took on a body like ours and lived as a man in order that those who had refused to recognize Him in His superintendence and capacity of the whole universe might come to recognize from the works He did here below in the body that what dwelled in this body was the Word of God. - Athanasius of Alexandria
A large oak tree is just a little nut that refused to give up. - David McGee
Why should she have to feel unsafe? Didn't this world belong to her as much as it belonged to any man? Yes it did. McKenna refused to let them make her feel unsafe, either by cornering her, or by making her feel like she needed one to protect her - Marina Gessner
Ignorance, when voluntary, is criminal, and a man may be properly charged with that evil which he neglected or refused to learn how to prevent.
It is more tolerable to be refused than deceived. - Publilius Syrus
A butterfly is a caterpillar which refused to give up its dreams to fly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If I have refused to risk, I have in the self-same decision refused to love. And if indeed I have refused to love, tragically I have refused to live. And when will I realize that that in and of itself is an unacceptable risk. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
As Ummon and the other Masters teach, it explains why the giraffe evolved a long neck but never why the other animals did not. It explains why humankind evolved to intelligence, but not why the tree near the front gate refused to. - Dan Simmons
Groanings which cannot be uttered are often prayers which cannot be refused. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
She didn't say a work, and I gave up trying, because you couldn't hear either one of us over the shattering noise of hearts breaking and the looming shadow of the last word, the one we refused to say. - Kami Garcia
We are weak Christians simply because we have refused to be bondservants of Christ - Paul Gitwaza
Don’t you ever dare judge, for who among us can say that when the devil himself offered us a deal, we refused? - Kamand Kojouri
FUCK UNITY! FUCK CONSENSUS! There was no unity or consensus during the American Revolution. We had principled leadership from a small, vocal, minority that refused to compromise on the issue of individual liberty. - A.E. Samaan
She breathes Hope in and out.When asked Why ? She said becausehope gives me"that" in tomorrowwhich "The Today" refused. - Wordions
I cannot forgive you. That day, if you had not refused, I would have given you a present. I would have carved my love in stone. - Conchitina Cruz
If there's a god, it knows exactly what it would take to convince me and has refused to provide it. In fact, it has gone to great lengths to hide any evidence of its existence. That doesn't seem like a deity that wants to be worshiped to me. - David G. McAfee
I was admonished to adopt feminine clothes; I refused, and still refuse. As for other avocations of women, there are plenty of other women to perform them. - Jeanne d'Arc
A diamond is just a rock that refused to break under heat and pressure. - Matshona Dhliwayo
He has been waiting for us, waiting in vain, and His fatherly heart was filled with grief. When He then sought to call us home through chastenings, we rebelled against Him and His actions and again refused to come home to the Father. What else should He do with us? - M. Basilea Schlink
He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he had refused it. - Dante Alighieri
Imagine that the world had created a new 'dream product' to feed and immunize everyone born on earth. Imagine also that it was available everywhere, required no storage or delivery, and helped mothers plan their families and reduce the risk of cancer. Then imagine that the world refused to use it. - Frank A. Oski
We stand the risk of failure, because you refused to take risks. So life demands risks. - Sunday Adelaja
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