Quotation Explorer - 'Shaped'

We may shine, we may shatter,We may be picking up the pieces here on after,We are fragile, we are human,And we are shaped by the light we let through us,We break fast, cause we are glass.We are glass. - Thompson Square
You are priceless— fearfully and wonderfully made. God shaped and modeled you in your mother's womb. God created you in his own image. You were created, redeemed, and are deeply loved and valued by God. Therefore, the man who wants to be involved with you should have to count the cost. - Michelle McKinney Hammond
...since the order of the world is shaped by death, mightn't it be better for God if we refuse to believe in Him and struggle with all our might against death, without raising our eyes towards the heaven where He sits in silence? - Albert Camus
The pupil of a goat's eye is elongate like a cat's, but if you look closely you'll see that it's in the horizontal position, and if you look closer still you'll see that it's less gracefully shaped, more of a ragged slot, dirty yellow. And you'll see that the white of a goat's eye is all black. - Eugene Marten
One of the greatest feelings in life is the conviction that you have lived the life you wanted to live-with the rough and the smooth, the good and the bad-but yours, shaped by your own choices, and not someone else's. - Michael Ignatieff
Question marks are shaped like hooks for a reason: they will hook the reader and drag them deeper into the story - Chuck Wendig
Southern California, which is shaped somewhat like a coffin, is a giant sanatorium with flowers where people come to be cured of life itself in whatever way .... This is the last stop before the sun gives up and sinks into the black, black ocean, and night - usually starless here - comes down. - John Rechy
You don’t come to live here [New York City] unless the delusion of a reality shaped around your own desires isn’t a strong aspect of your personality. 'A reality shaped around your own desires' there is something sociopathic in that ambition. - Zadie Smith
If words are to enter men's hearts and bear fruit, they must be the right words shaped cunningly to pass men's defenses and explode silently and effectually within their minds. - J.B. Phillips
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. - Buddha Gautama
Life is shaped by the people you meet every day.
Our life is shaped by our mind, for we become what we think. - Gautama Buddha
We are shaped by our thoughts ,but our thoughts are shaped by our destiny only. - Anuj Somany
We are shaped by each other. We adjust not to the reality of a world, but to the reality of other thinkers. - Joseph Chilton Pearce
Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people whom you come in contact everyday. - Orison Swett Marden
Sometimes consequences are building blocks fashioned of granite when successes are shaped of clay. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When you take a photo, you often take your own reality into your camera - the reality that you shaped in your mind - and not the real reality over there, whatever it is! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Life is made of the past, present and the future. We're shaped by our past, and we're shaping our future with our present. - Ibrahim Emile
What these thinkers, chroniclers, and interpreters have written about, how they have theorized their scholarly endeavors, and their approaches and methodologies have inevitably been informed and shaped by the times in which they existed. - Pero Gaglo Dagbovie
Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege. In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America. - Tim Wise
Chimpanzees have given me so much. The long hours spent with them in the forest have enriched my life beyond measure. What I have learned from them has shaped my understanding of human behavior, of our place in nature. - Jane Goodall
Be thankful to those painful moments of your life, because that has what shaped you to become who you are now. - Pradeepa Pandiyan
Man is a marble piece; unlike Michelangelo's masterpieces, man is unconsciously carved and imperfectly shaped by the nature! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. - Anthony Robbins
A good lecturer is shaped from a good researcher with good philosophy, but not vice verse. - Lecturing is a type of art.
Children can be shaped into any way one desires. - Anonymous
People live their lives bound by what they accept as correct and true. That’s how they define Reality. But what does it mean to be correct or true? Merely vague concepts… Their Reality may all be a mirage. Can we consider them to simply be living in their own world, shaped by their beliefs? - Masashi Kishimoto
The irony of American history is the tendency of good white Americanas to presume racial innocence. Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege.In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America. - Tim Wise
The body is shaped, disciplined, honored, and in time, trusted. - Martha Graham
There is a special sadness in achievement, in the knowledge that a long-desired goal has been attained at last, and that life must now be shaped towards new ends. - Arthur C. Clarke
Your actions are viewed by observers through prisms shaped by their own interpretations, and sometimes misinterpretations. All you can do is strive to be your best self. Let the chips fall where they may. - Cathryn Louis
You don’t come to live here unless the delusion of a reality shaped around your own desires isn’t a strong aspect of your personality. 'A reality shaped around your own desires' there is something sociopathic in that ambition. - Zadie Smith
This is the best reason to learn history: not in order to predict the future, but to free yourself of the past and imagine alternative destinies. Of course this is not total freedom - we cannot avoid being shaped by the past. But some freedom is better than none. - Yuval Noah Harari
Who should we be trying to make the most proud? Our family? Our friends? Our teachers or bosses? What about the one who molded us out of the earth itself, who formed us like clay, and instilled within us the very breath of life that shaped the universe? - James D. Maxon
Teachers and women have one important thing in common; every man and woman that is born into this world is shaped by a teacher or a woman - Vusi JCK Maseko
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
People are shaped by their emotions. That which profoundly affects them has a place in their hearts. - Saim .A. Cheeda
Common sense is very uncommon. It is also shaped by your education. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
If words are to enter men's minds and bear fruit, they must be the right words shaped cunningly to pass men's defenses and explode silently and effectually within their minds. - J.B. Phillips
Deep inside, we still have a longing to be reconnected with the nature that shaped our imagination - Janine Benyus
My mother, who taught me how to read and write and home-schooled me for the first 12 years of my life, whose presence shaped me as much as her absence did, who imbibed in me the values of empathy and fearlessness and hard work, looks down on me today with great pride. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
As she cried, I could feel growing there, as had once before, a presence between us: the tiny perfect form of Sherry nestled between her parents' bodies. Our bodies were shaped by her absence, by the almost unbearable weight of her loss. - Robert J. Wiersema
Thatcher set ordinary people free, but into a landscape that her other policies had already shaped to suit other, more powerful interests, such as large corporations or Britons with inherited wealth. - Andy Beckett
A true work of art is shaped by the hands of another, and if in shaping us that ‘other’ is anything other than God, the piece will never touch the remotest periphery of its potential. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Segregation shaped me; education liberated me. - Maya Angelou
You are in training, and therefore your personal taste and opinions are not to be trusted until they are fully and reliably shaped - by me. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
You fill a hungry place shaped like your darkness. - stephanie roberts
Every struggle in your past has shaped you into the person you are today. Take God's hand and step into your future without fear. - Surgeo Bell
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