Quotation Explorer - 'Shrink'

Don't shrink your standards, link yourself with those who think and ink like you. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Looking back, retrospectively on the events of that evening, I can see the irony the shrink whose cat ate his own tail. At the time of the incident, however, humor was not in my emotional repertoire; it was the furthest thing from my mind. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. - Thomas Paine
You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more. - Oprah Winfrey
As we expand our knowledge of good books, we shrink the circle of men whose company we appreciate. - Ludwig Feuerbach
Roger said, 'I don't know about having a shrink around all the time. Are you analyzing me right now?'Sophie rolled her eyes. 'How original. No, I'm not analyzing you. It'd take a whole team of shrinks to figure out your crazy ass, and I simply don't have the time or energy. - Jennifer Lane
Shrink wrapped ideas and prefabricated thoughts are a result of sloth and laziness. ("Prêt-à-penser") - Erik Pevernagie
No business can continue to shrink. That can only go on for so long before irrelevancy sets in. - Jeff Bezos
There are certain mortal moments and minutes that matter. Certain hingepoints in the history of each human. Some seconds are so decisive they shrink the soul, while others are spent, so as to stretch the soul. - Neal A. Maxwell
In Hollywood if you don't have a shrink, people think you're crazy. - Johnny Carson
The irony of seeking a shrink: they are successful in shrinking your brain but unfortunately they also make your wallet shrink. - Mico Monsalve
Love is like dried flowers sometimes. Even though you watch the petals shrink and change colour, you cannot help treasuring them - Munia Khan
Big obstacles shrink when you confront them; small obstacles expand when you dodge them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I really think the range of emotions and perceptions I have had access to as a black person and as a female person are greater than those of people who are neither.... So it seems to me that my world did not shrink because I was a black female writer. It just got bigger. - Toni Morrison
If you're servant enough, you can shrink into the shadows, even in the bright morning sun and even if you're large enough to often block it. - Erica Eisdorfer
Cowards shrink from challenges, weaklings flee from them, and warriors wink at them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I love therapy. I don't get the taboo about seeking therapy at all. It's exactly like taking Buzzfeed quizzes. At the end of the day, we all want to know what cocktail we are. But it means so much more when it comes from a shrink. It's like 'Ooh, I really am Liquid Cocaine! - Judy Balan
I hate often and easily. I hate, for example, people who sit with their legs splayed. People who claim to give 110 percent. People who call themselves "comfortable" when what they mean is decadently rich. You're so judgmental, my shrink tells me, and I cry all the way home, thinking of it. - Jenny Offill
…Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I don't know what will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity. We're more popular than Jesus now. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me. - John Lennon
You have to shrink yourself to fit into this little life with him. - Melissa Bank
We who are like senseless children shrink from suffering, but love its causes. We hurt ourselves; our pain is self-inflicted! Why should others be the object of our anger? - Śāntideva
Never lose hope, though everything's bleak, though you feel so weak. Never shrink back, never look back, especially when you know that you're fighting for the right reasons, for the right people. - Jawe Querimit
Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it. - Plato
I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy. - Og Mandino
Life will either shrink or expand based on your decision to have courage. - Shannon L. Alder
Fate has carried me'Mid the thick arrows: I will keep my stand--Not shrink and let the shaft pass by my breastTo pierce another. - George Eliot
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