Quotation Explorer - 'Retaining'

Retaining our capacity for reasonis common sense, but definite conclusions and beliefs keep us from seeing life as it really is at any given moment. - H.E. Davey
There is nothing more entertaining then leaving someone speechless. Yet, there is nothing sadder than realizing that person was incapable of retaining half of what you said, and will repeat the story all wrong to someone else. - Shannon L. Alder
LITIGANT, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones. - Ambrose Bierce
We hear so often that we must read but what is more important and often not advised is to always think and question what we read.Reading, retaining and repeating is often called education. Wisdom is when we can read, question, adapt and apply what is relevant to the time and space in which we exist. - Lennox D.Lampkin
Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self. - Erich Fromm
Mr. ***** is blessed with such happy manners as may ensure his making friends -- whether he may be equally capable of retaining them, is less certain. - Jane Austen
I've never, nor shall I ever, mourn the loss of a fool. Losing a fool, is the same as gaining, retaining, and reaffirming my intelligence. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
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