Quotation Explorer - 'Rid'

It is the nature of human that we tend to pass our pain along. As if we could get rid of it by inflicting an equal hurt on someone else. - Robin Hobb
It is easier for a man to burn down his own house than to get rid of his prejudices. - Roger Bacon
Reality is such a pain. Those of us who were fed up with that kind of reality decided to remake it. We’d set up a partition, separate what’s important to us from what was trash, put only the things we loved on our side, and got rid of the rest. - Ryohgo Narita
Shake up your life a bit. Get rid of the cobwebs. Take the road less traveled. Most people live within the confines of their comfort zone. Yogi Raman was the first person to explain to me that the best thing you can do for yourself is regularly move beyond it. - Robin Sharma
sometimes you have to get rid of the Compass to find the shore..أحيانا عليك التخلص من البوصلة لتجد الشاطئ - Hicham LM Kamelionaire
You can’t rid yourself of freedom the way you’d rid yourself of lice, brother. - Bohumil Hrabal
When you carry someone else's baggage, it's nearly impossible to get rid of your own. Drop it. Now. - Cathryn Louis
When one decides that I want to get rid of the mistakes which are in me, he can become the Absolute Supreme Soul (Parmatma). - Dada Bhagwan
A bad song you can't forget is called an earworm. The way to get rid of an earworm is to deliberately remember an equally awful song. - Matt Chandler
There are two things we must get rid of early in life: a feeling of personal superiority and an exaggerated reverence for the sexual act. - Ayn Rand
It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me: the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
Don't worry about your originality. You couldn't get rid of it even if you wanted to. It will stick with you and show up for better or worse in spite of all you or anyone else can do. - Robert Henri
If only one generation takes action in raising their children as humans, rather than raising boys and girls, the future human civilization shall get rid of the sinister phenomenon of misogyny sooner than you can imagine. - Abhijit Naskar
Na, it's not about the human desires; it's about the desires being used to get rid of loneliness, insecurity and lack of love we often feel. - Saurabh Sharma
Women and children make you weak; get rid of them when you are in war. - M.F. Moonzajer
[When asked 'Given the chance, how would you change the world?']It's a big question. Getting rid of religion would be a good start, wouldn't it? It seems to be causing a lot of havoc. - Björk
Thought is everything. Pain is something. Hence where there is no thought there can be no pain. Wherefore if you have a pain it is evident that you have a thought. To be rid of the pain stop thinking. - John Kendrick Bangs
Enlightenment does not mean getting rid of anything. It means changing one's frame of reference so that all things become enlightening. - Mark Epstein
Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him of the entire weekend.
Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, knowing something is more important than fear and taking action in the face of fear. - Roy Bennett
If every citizen can get rid of indiscipline syndrome, we have immense potential to build more productive, conflict-free, harmonious and peaceful communities, societies, cities, nations and world. - Vishwas Chavan
From one point my father is dead I need time to get rid of this topic, from other side I will have a big holiday from 3.28.2016 up to the end of the April Vacation. That's awesome, isn't it??I will be a lot of time out of school! - Deyth Banger
Women and cars are alike. Once they start giving you problems, get rid of them. - Anonymous
Since I got rid of syndicated and indoctrinated media my life is a product of what I seek and not what I am told. I recommend everyone in the age of information to demand more of what they seek rather simply pushing the favorite list on their remote control. - James Emlund
Governments, after all, do not last forever. Even those so frightened of the truth that they get rid of anyone who speaks it.
That night I didn’t say anything. I just watched you leave and in the end, I just stayed sleeping awake. Somewhere between a sweet dream and a beautiful nightmare, hoping one day you’d return to rid me of the demons you left behind. - Robert M. Drake
Guilt can be a good thing. It's the soul's call to action. The indication that... something is wrong. The only way... to rid your heart of it... is to correct your mistakes and keep going... until amends are made. - Father Lantom, Daredevil
Do we really want to be rid of our resentments, our anger, our fear? Many of us cling to our fears, doubts, self-loathing or hatred because there is a certain distorted security in familiar pain. It seems safer to embrace what we know than to let go of it for fear of the unknown. ( Book/page 33) - Narcotics Anonymous
Milk is very nice, especially with a drop of brandy in it, but the domestic cow is only too glad to be rid of it. A swollen udder is very uncomfortable - W. Somerset Maugham
What's love if not the thing you'll do anything and everything to get back once lost? What's hate if not the thing you'll do anything and everything to get rid of once found? - Brian Celio
When you have higher thoughts, rid yourself of anything that threatens to lower them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
War can only be abolished by war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun. - Mao Tse-Tung
It always does seem to me that I am doing more work than I should do. It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me; the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
How to get rid of ego as dictator and turn it into messenger and servant and scout, to be in your service, is the trick. - Joseph Campbell
A book may be compared to your neighbor; if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
As long as greed is the root of all evil, there will not be peace.Get rid of selfishness and greed too will disappear. - Zarina Bibi
Some scars don't hurt. Some scars are numb. Some scars rid you of the capacity to feel anything ever again. - Joyce Rachelle
[Tolstoy] does not necessarily get rid of [his angry] temperament by undergoing religious conversion, and indeed it is obvious that the illusion of having been reborn may allow one's native vices to flourish more freely than ever, though perhaps in subtler forms. - George Orwell
To get rid of stress, be yourself and relax. - Debasish Mridha
I propose getting rid of conventional armaments and replacing them with reasonably priced hydrogen bombs that would be distributed equally throughout the world.
To flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and to have got rid of folly is the beginning of wisdom. - Horace
We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. - Joseph Campbell
He who makes a beast of himself, gets rid of the pain of being a man. - Samuel Johnson
Your planet's immune system is trying to get rid of you. - Kurt Vonnegut
My biggest question was how to get rid of desire while going after your dreams? Dreams are desire in some way, shape or form. My answer is go after your dreams but don't get lost in your actions by staying present as often as possible. - Matthew Donnelly
Mr. Collins was to attend them, at the request of Mr. Bennet, who was most anxious to get rid of him, and have his library to himself - Jane Austen
Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy. - Seneca
Because that's what it is, boy, it's a fight, or it'd better be. Because if there's something in me that's trying to kill me, maybe I can't get rid of it, but I don't have to make it welcome, and I'm sure not going to pretend it ain't there. - Cruce Stark
Fate! This four-letter little word gave the biggest harm to mankind! We must totally get rid of this degrading concept of primitiveness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
do not rid the world of darkness.. for it is what preaches the essence of light - Devjeet Chawdhary
Meditation' an exercise to keep positive things in mind by getting rid of the negatives - Samar Sudha
For God’s sake, take the religion out of your life or all kind of absurdities will take the reason out of your life! Keep God, get rid of religion! God, Love and Science; the Magnificent Trinity! All you need is these three things! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Every artist has thousands of bad drawings in them and the only way to get rid of them is to draw them out. - Chuck Jones
Fear is what created the monster in the room, and in order to overcome the many problems and enslavements that we have today, it is not about getting rid of the monster, but about getting rid of the fear. - Evita Ochel
Get rid of grudges and negativity in your thoughts by replacing them with positive thoughts. You deserve a beautiful life. - Sanchita Pandey
I can push them away, fight them, or ignore them but family is something you can never get rid of. - Joyce Guo
Use your own reason to find the truth. And to do this, you must first get rid of the myths that your culture injected to your brain! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself. - Oscar Wilde
Yes, if we were prepared to be honest we might rid ourselves of much self deception. - Moliere
Most people think happiness is about gaining something, but it's not. It's all about getting rid of the darkness you accumulate. - Carolyn Crane
Eat and sleep well. Be Positive and get rid of the Negative in Your Life. - Dr Margaret Aranda
But no one can rid himself of the preaching clergyman. He is the bore of the age, the old man whom we Sinbads cannot shake off, the nightmare that disturbs our Sunday's rest, the incubus that overloads our religion and makes God's service distasteful. - Trollope Anthony 1815-1882
How sweet all at once it was for me to be rid of those fruitless joys which I had once feared to lose..! You drove them from me, you who are the true, the sovereign joy. You drove them from me and took their place.... O Lord my God, my Light, my Wealth, and my Salvation. - Augustine of Hippo
We have reached the age of denial, we have become happiness seekers, afraid to feel. We are told to think positive, to seek only joy. Stores overflow with books selling you ways to rid yourself of ‘negative’ feelings. - Aysha Taryam
Submission to what people call their 'lot' is simply ignoble. If your lot makes you cry and be wretched, get rid of it and take another. - Elizabeth von Arnim
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance. - George Bernard Shaw
Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.We must be willing to get rid of the life we planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.I have bought this wonderful machine a computer ... it seems to me to be an Old Testament god, with a lot of rules and no mercy. - Joseph Campbell
My message for all my readers is: Don't believe in those who claim that youth is a passing disease you just have to get rid of. Don't believe, that maturity is a goal and an asset to go after. Nothing will ever be ready, that is what makes life interesting. Read! - Tuula Kallioniemi
What is the first business of one who practices philosophy? To get rid of self-conceit. For it is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows. - Epictetus
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. - Oscar Wilde
Those who decide to live in the Present, must leave their past behind. Once past has been left behind, future also disappears! What is left then? The actual moment, the Present! Living in the here and now means that we are able to get rid of time and suffering! - Frank Wanderer
The nicest thing about being lost is that you get rid of the fear of losing your path! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Don't you know romance is mind's way of getting rid of it's own duality? - Saurabh Sharma
We need to get rid of hate, envy, jealousy, discord in ourselves, so we can reach a solution in terms of peace in order to feel that time has come for human happiness. - Chico Xavier
Pam wasn't what Gloria would have called a friend, just someone she had known for so long that she had given up trying to get rid of her. - Kate Atkinson
Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success.
I write and that way rid myself of me and then at last I can rest. - Clarice Lispector
...I happen to be the kind of author who in starting to work on a book has no purpose than to get rid of that book.... - Vladimir Nabokov
We don't know that we don't own or owe Anything (In mathematical terms we are sifar), so keep walking as long as your legs are moving towards the infinite. Your own Ego is the only obstacle in this journey, earlier you get rid of it sooner will you find the infinite peace. - AnkitMishra
Religion is a virus that we cannot get rid of. A virus of the brain that comes from no other source than itself. We who are uninfected must find the cure. - Jordan Beem
After all, the fear is the thing which keep us alive, why do you want to get rid of it?? - Deyth Banger
Banning the word bossy doesn’t promote anything, especially leadership. In fact, it would actually show that being bossy works. We don’t need to ban the word bossy, we need to get rid of bossiness. The best way to do that? Be a real leader. How poetic. - Darrell Cheney
Letting go is not getting rid of memories. Memories will stay, they always do. Letting go is making sure that the pain associated with the memories goes away. - Arti Honrao
You're not free, until you get rid of I-myself-me; and let enter 'That', which, the sages call "Thee". - Fakeer Ishavardas
In literature the ambition of the novice is to acquire the literary language; the struggle of the adept is to get rid of it. - George Bernard Shaw
There are two types of people in this world: Those who make it their life's work to rid themselves of all pain and suffering... and Artists. - Gregor Collins
Man is a culture, nothing but a culture! Question your culture! Just like monkeys picking lice from their skin, get rid of the stupidities in your culture! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Getting rid of the wrong understanding and attaining the right understanding is indeed bliss. - Dada Bhagwan
My wife is always trying to get rid of me. The other day she told me to put the garbage out. I said to her I already did. She told me to go and keep an eye on it. - Rodney Dangerfield
It usually takes 100 years to make a law, and then, after it's done its work, it usually takes 100 years to be rid of it. - Henry Ward Beecher
New thinking doesn't mean shuffling your old thoughts around; it means getting rid of the old and implementing the new. That way your, "I can't" become "I can!" and "I did! - Toni Sorenson
We have too many cellphones. We've got too many internets. We have got to get rid of those machines. We have too many machines now. - Ray Bradbury
The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it. - Oscar Wilde
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