Quotation Explorer - 'Remained'

If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil. - Baruch Spinoza
The damage was permanent; there would always be scars. But even the angriest scars faded over time until it was difficult to see them written on the skin at all, and the only thing that remained was the memory of how painful it had been. - Jodi Picoult
If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you are pleased with yourself there you have remained. Keep adding, keep walking, keep advancing. - Saint Augustine
Remember how it is written of Job, The Lord turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends. While he prayed for himself, he remained a captive; but when he prayed for those unfriendly friends of his, then the Lord smiled upon him, and loosed his captivity - Charles Spurgeon
I replayed the moment I first saw him at the picnic throughout our years together. As corny as it may sound, from the first glance we shared near the cake stand at the picnic, the two of us remained connected like the icing on one of those made from scratch cakes... - Kat Kaelin
And she shrank away again, back into her darkness, and for a long while remained blotted safely away from living. - DH Lawrence The Rainbow
Have you lost your hope? Have you remained inside the fog? Don’t worry; even if you can’t find it, a new hope will come and find you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It was like something lurking in the darkness within him...There is remained in the darkness, the great pain, tearing him at times, and then being silent. - D.H. Lawrence
Incidentally, although the Cistercians did much to improve the quality of sheep, the animal remained much smaller than its modern descendants; as late as the early eighteenth century a sheep wasn't much bulkier than a Labrador Dog. - Clarissa Dickson Wright
Death had marked his family with unbreakable black halos, until only two remained. - R.W. Patterson
We didn’t realize that although the meaning changed, our dirty places remained the same. - Maggie Young
I remained Lailah, the redeem soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Spreading its wings, her love stretched out and touching his tangled, frozen soul and from the first word, became ensnared in its icy grip where it remained, intrinsically entwined within an alternating web of dreams and nightmares. Forever lost, forever lost... - Virginia Alison
Some people would not have remained with their partners, if the unfortunate things that have happened to them had happened to their partners, or if the fortunate things that have happened to their partners had happened to them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I went to Maui to stay a week and remained five. I never spent so pleasant a month before, or bade any place goodbye so regretfully. I have not once thought of business, or care or human toil or trouble or sorrow or weariness, and the memory of it will remain with me always. - Mark Twain
Remove the letter 'I'(EGO) and word 'WANT'(DESIRE) from the statement "I WANT HAPPINESS" and you will be remained with 'HAPPINESS - Gauthama Buddha
She had been trying hourly to ensure that this new friendship remained such, to be certain that it would not slip out of the careful grasp of her fingers and into the darker champers of her heart. - Shamim Sarif
He was born an Englishman and remained one for years. - Brendan Behan
The government of my country snubs honest simplicity but fondles artistic villainy, and I think I might have developed into a very capable pickpocket if I had remained in the public service a year or two. - Mark Twain
Mother’s particular devils had remained mysterious to me for decades. So had her past. Few born liars ever intentionally embark in truth’s direction, even those who believe that such a journey might axiomatically set them free. - Mary Karr
Only one thing remained reachable, close and secure amid all losses: language. Yes, language. In spite of everything, it remained secure against loss. - Paul Celan
All writers of confessions from Augustine on down, have always remained a little in love with their sins. - Anatole France
While the gods remained more human, the men were more divine. - Friedrich Schiller
His mind scolded him for his stupidity and urged him to forget her but his heart had no justifications for its stand. It remained unmoved, its solidarity unaffected, its arrogance still holding. - Faraaz Kazi
The brittle seeds remained inside my soul, my tears the water that begged them to grow. And though I hate to admit it, you are my sun. Your light and warmth the last variables needed to see the seedlings burst and anchor. The roots in my soul, the flower and fruit in yours. - Hubert Martin
His pride and her beauty had been in direct conflict, and his pride had remained the conqueror. - Emmuska Orczy
Peter remained on friendly terms with Christ notwithstanding Christ's having healed his mother-in-law. - Samuel Butler
There is something about loss and pain that opens the doors of wisdom in your heart, doors that would have remained locked for a whole lifetime. - Lyrical Treasure
On the one hand maybe I’ve remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly, because at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear. - Audrey Hepburn
Over a seven year span, only 10% of college slaying remained in place. - Connie Eble
There was no guarantee of victory if I remained the same or just tried to be myself, but there was certain defeat in pretending to be something I was not. - J.W. Lord
How could a state be governed, or protected in its foreign relations if every individual remained free to obey or not to obey the law according to his private opinion. - Thomas Hobbes
Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years. - Oscar Wilde
One would see the multitude oppressed inside society as a consequence of the very precautions taken against threats from outside, one would see oppression increase continually without the oppressed ever being able to know where it would end, nor what legitimate means remained for them to halt it.
Part of her revolted against the insanity of the rules. Part of her was grateful. In a world of chaos, any guidelines helped. And she knew that each day she remained alive, she remained alive. One plus one plus one. The Devil's arithmetic... - Jane Yolen
Yes - it was happiness she still wanted, and the glimpse she had caught of it made everything else of no account. One by one she had detached herself from the baser possibilities , and she saw that nothing now remained to her but the emptiness of renunciation. "The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
If only we were not that seedling of Creation,Of Earth and its generations,If only we had remained simple Clay or Ember,Or something in between,Then we would not have to see This World, its Lord, and its Hell, twice over. - Adonis
Too often the strong silent man is silent because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
By lack of understanding they remained insane. - George Orwell
After the collapse of socialism, capitalism remained without a rival. This unusual situation unleashed its greedy and - above all - its suicidal power. The belief is now that everything - and everyone - is fair game. - Günter Grass
Love is dead, and the only thing remained is a small slice of respect. - Kambiz Shabankare
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