Quotation Explorer - 'Shutting'

We photograph things in order to drive them out of our minds. My stories are a way of shutting my eyes. - Franz Kafka
I couldn't believe it had taken me all these years to see this side of him. He tucked himself inside a shell, shutting himself away from others here because the palace had trapped him. Behind the books and the snippy remarks there was a curious, engaging, and sometimes very charming person. - Keira Cass
Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth. - Edwin Hubbell Chapin
Your mind is filled with ample secret abilities not known to you, keep it active by shutting down disbelieve. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The five senses offer us five different ways of shutting out reality. What is intuition and what does it perceive? - Nanamoli Thera
Nature is in the process of shutting down corrupt corporations and their government minions. - Steven Magee
I will feel no guilt on shutting my door to those who didn't listen. - Stefan Molyneux
The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it. - Criss Jami
Americans will not and should not respond to a political creed that cherishes the past solely because it offers an excuse for shutting out the hard facts and difficult tasks of the present. - Nelson Rockefeller
When you enter a grove peopled with ancient trees, higher than the ordinary, and shutting out the sky with their thickly inter-twined branches, do not the stately shadows of the wood, the stillness of the place, and the awful gloom of this doomed cavern then strike you with the presence of a deity? - Seneca
I think it is because I have a habit, when I am bored or disgusted with people of stepping suddenly into my own world and shutting the door. People resent this -- I suppose it is only natural to resent a door being shut in your face. They call it slyness when it is only self-defense. - L.M. Montgomery
A lion is stronger than a man, but it does not enable him to dominate the human race. You have neglected the duty you owe to yourselves and you have lost your natural rights by shutting your eyes to your own interests. - Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein
There are more quarrels smothered by just shutting your mouth, and holding it shut, than by all the wisdom in the world. - Henry Ward Beecher
Shutting out all external objects, fixing the vision between the eyebrows, making even the inward and outward breaths, the sage who has controlled the senses, mind and understanding, who is intent upon liberation, who has cast away desire, fear and anger, he is ever freed. - The Bhagavad Gita
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