Quotation Explorer - 'Surrounded'

It is much easier to break the rules when one s surrounded by strangers. One does not know any of them, so one cannot really care for their opinion. - Monica Fairview
When you've grown up mis-educated, surrounded by fear and hate, unaware of your privilege, lies can sound like the truth. - DaShanne Stokes
And they came up on the broad plain of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city, and fire came down from heaven and devoured them.-Revelations 20:9 - A J.J. Graves
You might be surrounded in a room of utter darkness, but if you light only one match, all the darkness is defeated. - Michelle Ivezic
All my life I've been surrounded by people who are smarter than I am, but I found I could always keep up by working hard. - Glenn T. Seaborg
Nothing is in the middle of somewhere, surrounded by everything, where everyone is someplace, and still lacking the someone, I need most. - Anthony Liccione
If darkness surrounds you, look for the light. If you can't see it, raise your head up. You may be surrounded by darkness but it does not cover you on top. Let the light shine down on you and let it lead the way out of darkness. - Ann Marie Aguilar
One day, your light will silence the darkness, and you will be surrounded by the beauty within. - A.D. Posey
Every day, everywhere we are surrounded by positive things, but will you choose to see them? - Nabil N. Jamal
We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. - John Archibald Wheeler
The mere thought that she was alone and surrounded by books gave her a near-sensuous thrill. As she looked around her room, dark escaper for the slash of light near her lamp, and saw the vague outlines of her books, she asked herself 'Have I not the whole world? - Andrew Wilson
You don't have to be a genius when you're surrounded by morons. - Josh Lieb
Trees emit a wide variety of electromagentic radiation and it is regarded as healthy to live in a natural area that is surrounded by trees due to these beneficial emissions to human health. - Steven Magee
Poverty is a state of the mind that was created as a result of unhealthy environmental factors. When you are surrounded with unhealthy environmental factors, you will think poorly, speak poorly, act and behave poorly. - Uzoma Nnadi
One is often unconsciously surrounded by one’s own personal reality - Pawan Mishra
You will be surrounded by negativity but you shall overcome it with positivity. - Alcurtis Turner
A man's heart is small, but it is surrounded by the immensity of its soul. Sometimes our words may appear silent, but they are certainly heading for infinity. - Walter William Safar
When you walk into a chocolate store, suddenly the most difficult decision you will ever have to make in your life, is which chocolates to pick! It is pure torture! Especially when you are in Belgium surrounded by Belgian chocolates! - C. JoyBell C.
When you find yourself surrounded by sane people excited about your idea and lending support, you realize, perhaps, you are not as crazy as you think you are - Paresh Shah
What’s it like being a writer? Mostly it’s like being a child surrounded by adults. My friends have grown-up careers. They balance spreadsheets, analyze data, negotiate deals. They build things, heal patients, teach children. Meanwhile, I’m over here saying Let’s pretend. - Jennifer Froelich
The truth is so precious that she must be surrounded by a bodyguard of lies.
There is some comfort in dying surrounded by one's children. - Ann Radcliffe
It does not surprise so much seeing a person surrounded by many fake supporters as much when he shows elation with them in spite of knowing their true intention and, even more, when all of them know one another’s hidden selfish intent. - Anuj Somany
I sat down on the sofa, surrounded by years of coffee rings and sandwich stains. If the police ever did a DNA test on this sofa, it would be ninety per cent disappointment. - Danny Wallace
Rank and status do not represent power when surrounded by negativity. - Stephen Richards
I prefer the saddle to the streetcar and star-sprinkled sky to a roof, the obscure and difficult trail leading into the unknown to any paved highway, and the deep peace of the wild to the discontent bread by cities... it is enough that I am surrounded by beauty. - Everett Ruess
My Prayer? Oh' Lord give me the mind of a warrior that has been taught to fear your name, The soul of a prophet with the tongue and courage to speak truth though I be surrounded by those that despise it and the heart of a boy that believes he can slay a giant - Tonny K. Brown
I feel both isolated from poverty I do not know what my neighbors need or if they need anything and surrounded by it because now we know all about the hunger and death in the world, and everyone is my neighbor. - Lori Smith
Living on earth and expecting to be surrounded by angels?Sure recipe for a heartache! - Asma Naqi
Despite I may be surrounded by many friends, there is not one that interests me as much as you do - Auliq Ice
It's brutal out there. A bear will eat a lactating ewe alive, starting with her udders. as a rule, animals in the wild don't get good deaths surrounded by their loved ones. - Michael Pollan
When we force something to fit where it doesn't belong, it breaks. When surrounded by people who can't appreciate our beauty, humans essentially do the same. - Kayla Krantz
If I were surrounded by people who always approved of me, I wouldn’t need such a deep relationship with my own sense of right and wrong. And you know what that means? It means that other people’s approval is actually a hindrance, more than a helper, when it comes to self-discovery. - Vironika Tugaleva
The thinking (person) must oppose all cruel customs, no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another. - Albert Schweitzer
I’ve always been a sort of self-imposed outsider, not a geeky outsider or a snobby outsider but, I just have a natural desire to live on the fringe. I’m not like a weirdo with a trench-coat but I just prefer to be alone or minimally surrounded by people. - Sara Quin
To gain the spiritual ascendancy over ourselves, and the influences with which we are surrounded, through a rigid course of self-discipline, is our first consideration, it is our first labor, before we can pave the way for our children to grow up without sin unto salvation. - Brigham Young
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes. - Don Marquis
It is easier to bear the worries of wandering than to find peace in your hometown, where only the sage can live in a happy house surrounded by trite troubles and daily distractions. - Hermann Hesse
But when on shore, & wandering in the sublime forests, surrounded by views more gorgeous than even Claude ever imagined, I enjoy a delight which none but those who have experienced it can understand - If it is to be done, it must be by studying Humboldt. - Charles Darwin
From my tears of happiness I have became a mountain of strength surrounded by a sea of Joy. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Being a blesséd writer is a cursed attribute, when you wish to no longer be encompassed by someone and yet you are surrounded by loose leaf papers filled with the sound of his voice. - Elizabeth Brooks
We become extremely vulnerable to the ones that love us, we believe in what they say, we believe in their faith held next to us. It's law of attraction to become who your surrounded by, so instead of focusing of changing another, find some one suitable to your soul. - Nikki Rowe
I'm always happy when I'm surrounded by water, I think I'm a Mermaid or I was a mermaid.The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you and makes you feel almost like you’ve been baptized. I feel born again when I get out of the ocean. - Beyoncé Knowles
No mother ever wants a war, they want to see their children grow up in peace, surrounded by love. - Debasish Mridha
School is learning things you don't want to know, surrounded by people you wish you didn't know, while working toward a future you don't know will ever come. - Dave Kellett
I sounded like Horton the Elephant. "A person is a person no matter how small." What the hell was I doing standing in the middle of a cave, in the dark, surrounded by wererats, quoting Dr. Seuss, and trying to kill a one-thousand-year-old vampire? - Laurell K. Hamilton
A person has to be too much selfish to fulfill own wish of being surrounded by many people often, else s/he feels suffocated due to hatred or hidden jealousy from the most public around her/him. - Anuj Somany
The mystery that surrounded how their souls were tied, would certainly make a great read in decades to come, but for the time being though, they had to surrender and observe, as destiny played chess with their lives, eager to prevent them from running away from it. - Pertunia Lehoka
No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers. - Laurie Colwin
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. - Toni Morrison
Time... is an essential requirement for effective research. An investigator may be given a palace to live in, a perfect laboratory to work in, he may be surrounded by all the conveniences money can provide; but if his time is taken from him he will remain sterile. - Walter Bradford Cannon
[Rangers] discover the truth though it is surrounded by a bodyguard of lies. - Ysbeau Wilace
When people starts to enjoy a writer's pen, he becomes a legend even if his stories are neither long nor publicly surrounded by expectations. - A. Saleh
At every turn, girls - even the most carefully raised and deeply loved - are surrounded by a popular culture that exhorts them to think of themselves as sexually disposable creatures. - Caitlin Flanagan
The way you look at me even if we're surrounded by crowd, is the thing makes me fall in love with you all over again..<3 - Divyen
When you're surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you're by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don't feel like you can trust anyone or talk to anybody, you feel like you're really alone. - Fiona Apple
If you are completely surrounded by the enemies, this proves that you are damn stupid in matters of making friends and such a stupidity, such a miserable clumsiness is your biggest enemy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I am too sick to be out of bed, too crazy to sleep, and am surrounded by horrors. - Horace Greeley
We live in a world full of duplicity.We are surrounded by people with duplicitous nature.They will be shooting arrows to question our honesty at every step we make.Therefore,it is our duty to protect ourselves by using our integrity as an armor and march forward, victoriously. - Indy Bissessur
Happiness being surrounded by good friends and family at a BBQ. - Richie Norton
If you don’t find the right set of eyes to see through your bull, you will always be surrounded by friends that will tell you white lies because they like your company and don’t want to ruin the evening. - Shannon L. Alder
Living in a stupid country is living in a marsh! You are surrounded by the reptiles and the alligators! Refusing hell is the best path to eliminate the hell! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Without enthusiasm then what we have surrounded ourselves with becomes worthless. - Stephen Richards
I loved everything to anything to everyone who surrounded him. He was perfect. A delusion with a sweet melancholy taste. He was crazy, but he was my crazy and inside, everything felt right. - Dominic Riccitello
To write a diary is to make a series of choices about what to omit, what to forget. A memorable sandwich, an unmemorable flight of stairs. A memorable bit of conversation surrounded by chatter that no one records. - Sarah Manguso
Love everything around you;you will be surrounded by beauty. - Debasish Mridha
For even if we have the sensation of being always surrounded by our own soul, it is not as though by a motionless prison: rather, we are in some sense borne along with it in a perpetual leap to go beyond it. - Marcel Proust
They surrounded me, bare me. Their fingers like tentacles and their desires like knives. Their fingers traced my secrets and their desires carved my skin. - Hubert Martin
When something really bad is going on in a culture, the average guy doesn’t see it. He can’t. He’s average. And is surrounded by and immersed in the cant and discourse of the status quo. - George Saunders
Being surrounded by successful people, doesn't mean you made it. - Unarine Ramaru
Sending love to a situation is really simple and works wonders. All you have to do is think of the situation and imagine it surrounded by a light that reminds you of love. - Kyle Gray
The best road I want to walk on is the road surrounded by peace. - Debasish Mridha
I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded by books. - Jorge Luis Borges
Be careful when you ask Karma for something that you have always wanted. When I was young, I asked to be surrounded by beautiful women. Now I have a wife and four daughters. - James Hauenstein
I'm surrounded by nothing but great people. I've been blessed with that, so really, I've got no choice but to be an all-around good person. - Tim Duncan
There, amongst the angry water was the glow of green eyes, hundreds of them encompassed the entire area...We were completely and totally surrounded. They all hung just below the water waiting for a sign to attack. There was no hope. We would all perish... - Meredith T. Taylor
You need to be surrounded by people whose voices echo your soul voice. - Robin Roberts
The trouble with America is that there are far too many wide-open spaces surrounded by teeth. - Charles Luckman
Even in the deepest darkness, you are always surrounded by light. Always remember that Sweet Hearts, you are precious, you are loved, and you are never never alone. - Kiran Shaikh
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies. - Jane Austen
What difference does it make if you live in a picturesque little outhouse surrounded by 300 feeble minded goats and your faithful dog? The question is: Can you write? - Ernest Hemingway
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