Quotation Explorer - 'Taken'

It wasn't necessarily that I wasn't a fan of fairies. Really. It wasn't that. It was that I wasn't a fan of being taken hostage by a group of fairies. - C.M. Stunich
He sighed and bowed deeply. Sundari. I was standing here thinking nothing could be more beautiful than this sunset tonight, but I was mistaken. You standing here in the setting sun with your hair and skin aglow is almost more than a man can…fully appreciate. - Colleen Houck
Correction badly undertaken creates distance. - Kevin Thoman
Opportunities are taken or created, never given. - Mike Klepper
The bible when taken metaphorically, provides us the truth about god; but when taken literally, the bible provides as the truth about man. - Joey Lawsin
Let your actions be for a purpose and let them be taken with passion. Develop the habit of making the best use of your chances and your desires will come to pass! - Israelmore Ayivor
- '' That's nonsense young one, Your dreams are not very logical '' - '' The only non-sense I see here, is a living a life; blinded, By all that could have taken your breath away. - Nikki Rowe
[Taken from a BBC documentary]Tariq was born in Lahore, now in Pakistan, then part of British-ruled India, in 1943. A Catholic school education did nothing to shake his life-long atheism, which he shared with his communist parents. - Tariq Ali
Most people are not really scared of death. They are merely terrified of being taken to a mortuary and/or being buried or cremated and/or being forgotten. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A lie runs until it is overtaken by the truth. - Cuban Proverb
There is a tide in the affairs of men which taken at the flood leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. - William Shakespeare
All one can really leave one's children is what's inside their heads. Education, in other words, and not earthly possessions, is the ultimate legacy, the only thing that cannot be taken away. - Wernher von Braun
Our sons shall not be taken from us to unlearn all that we have been able to teach them of charity, mercy and patience. - Julia Ward Howe
Because one dead leaves every material back, even the body, but what is taken is the soul with memories. - Riku H. Petro
Love is like going fishing, you never know what size fish will be taken out of the water, but big or small you will be the one deciding to either kill it or keep it close to you under good care and nature it. But firstly you have to take the courage to go fishing. - Marcus L. Lukusa
No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may retain entirely unaffected for the better. With mere good intentions, hell is proverbially paved. - William James
Life is a journey, not a destination; there are no mistakes, just chances we've taken. - India.Arie
Such a little thing really, a kiss... most people don't give it a moment's consideration. They kiss on meeting, they kiss on parting, that simple touching of flesh is taken entirely for granted as a basic human right. - Sarah Kay
One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. - Michael J. Fox
Noah must have taken into the Ark two taxes, one male and one female. And did they multiply bountifully! Next to guinea pigs, taxes must have been the most prolific animals. - Will Rogers
Even God would say"Finish the task you have undertaken". He would never recommend breaking her mother's heart, damaging her parents' lives. "Your mother and then your mother and then your mother," the Prophet had said, "and then your father." But what about her own life? What is to become of that? - Ahdaf Soueif
It has taken me a lot of years, but I find silence is sometimes the best answer. - Stephen Richards
But suicides have a special language.Like carpenters they want to know which tools.They never ask why build.Twice I have so simply declared myself,have possessed the enemy, eaten the enemy,have taken on his craft, his magic. - Anne Sexton
God has taken you from something in order to get you to something. - Chris Burkmenn
Note to the wise: whenever someone insists that he wants to buy something from you, but tells you there’s no real value in it yet, two things are happening: he’s lying, and you’re being taken. - Mike Stackpole
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting. - Mark Twain
One would see the multitude oppressed inside society as a consequence of the very precautions taken against threats from outside, one would see oppression increase continually without the oppressed ever being able to know where it would end, nor what legitimate means remained for them to halt it.
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching. - Oscar Wilde
If you do not chase success, you will be overtaken by failure. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Inertia is often mistaken for patience. - Marty Rubin
The enemy has demanded a surrender at discretion otherwise the garrison are to be put to the sword if the fort is taken. I have answered the demand with a cannon shot, and our flag still waves proudly from the walls. I shall never surrender nor retreat. - William Travis, at the Alamo
Every one who has taken a shower has had an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it that makes a difference. - Nolan Bushnell
The key for me was to have faith and trust in God to transform me. This was scary because the foundation that once kept me safe and secure was being taken from me! - Michael Barbarulo
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
The moment her hymen was plucked from her body in the wilderness, Her soul was taken from sanity. - Roman Payne
It preoccupies me until it's time to leave. It seems such the right expression of grief. I am sad, so in whatever small way I can, I will tear myself apart. They've taken what's on the inside and made it visible. If I thought it wouldn't be inappropriate I'd do it myself. - Jael McHenry
Because we have viewed other animals through the myopic lens of our self-importance, we have misperceived who and what they are. Because we have repeated our ignorance, one to the other, we have mistaken it for knowledge. - Tom Regan
The probability of an event is the reason we have to believe that it has taken place, or that it will take place.The measure of the probability of an event is the ratio of the number of cases favourable to that event, to the total number of cases favourable or contrary, and all equally possible. - Siméon Denis Poisson
We are soon approaching a refined holiday, "Merry Mas," where Christ will be taken out of its context. - Anthony Liccione
Anarchists have taken over (the GOP). - Harry Reid
This ferry was taken over by the Yumas and operated for them by a man named Callaghan, but within days it was burned and Callaghan's headless body floated anonymously downriver, a vulture standing between the shoulderblades in clerical black, silent rider to the sea. - Cormac McCarthy
People only value things in their life when it is taken away from them. - Bushra Satkhed
Pride has traditionally been regarded as the foremost of the Seven Deadly Sins, but it has rather obviously been overtaken by Greed. - James Carlos Blake
In spite of photographs taken in beer halls or nightclubs showing her cuddling up to some strapping, smirking youth, it seems that the romantic cliché was true: when she met Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun met her destiny - Angela Lambert
y Shyness Is Often istaken As y Rudeness - M
By their essential nature triumphs can't be given. They must be taken, and the worse the odds and the fiercer the resistance, the greater the honor. Victories can't be gifts. - Lois McMaster Bujold
People mistakenly assume that their thinking is done by their head; it is actually done by the heart which first dictates the conclusion, then commands the head to provide the reasoning that will defend it. - Anthony de Mello
I've learned two things in my life. One that love is the beginning and end of all meaning. And two that it is the same thing whatever shape our souls have taken on this journey. Love is love. Is love. - Clive Barker
So much of liberalism in its classical sense is taken for granted in the west today and even disrespected. We take freedom for granted, and because of this we don't understand how incredibly vulnerable it is. - Niall Ferguson
To the non-initiate, whose experience of sexuality and bodily pleasure may be distorted by negative cultural conditioning, the introduction of sexuality into a sacred context is often mistakenly misconstrued as the ordinary pursuit of sex for recreation. - Zeena Schreck
Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away. - Anaxagoras
In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. - Bertrand Russell
Quote taken from Chapter 1: That's the idea. Listen, Frank, this one is different. She's a keeper." He let that part gel in me. "Get your head screwed on straight and move to Richmond. You hate it living in Pelham. - Ed Lynskey
It’s often mistaken for good advice, but wisdom cannot be imparted to someone. Wisdom can only be earned; it’s a by-product of experience, not necessarily knowledge, otherwise I would be stalking Oprah right now, begging for a transfusion. - Renee Carlino
I was sorry to lose it, and if you make me another one, I promise not to get taken captive by bandits and have to use it to save my life. - Shannon Hale
What," "how," "when," etc are all questions more or less common to religion and philosophy. But to ask "why" is a transgression in religion, and this inquiry has undoubtedly taken the heaviest tolls on intellect. - Raheel Farooq
But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her. - Bible
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people. There is no more mistaken path to happiness than worldliness. - Arthur Schopenhauer
It has taken me quite a few years to realize the fact that most of the thoughts in my head are not necessary. - Bert McCoy
People who write fiction, if they had not taken it up, might have become very successful liars. - Ernest Hemingway
until it is taken out of your mind, it is never lost and it is never gone - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
James had a theory about caged birds, one he hoped to prove when he became a scientist someday. He believed that all birds that had their freedom taken from them eventually lost their voices. Once that happened, they could never find their true song. - Alice Hoffman
No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. - Martin Luther King Jr.
All he had was nothing, but that was something, and now it had been taken away. - Terry Pratchett
PICTURE, n. A representation in two dimensions of something wearisome in three. "Behold great Daubert's picture here on view -- Taken from Life." If that description's true, Grant, heavenly Powers, that I be taken, too. Jali Hane - Ambrose Bierce
Everything can be taken from you in a second, but the human spirit is so strong. War can teach you so much about evil, and so much about good. - Zainab Salbi
Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you can not bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond that pain. - Kahlil Gibran
Those who have assets must withdraw them from the markets of loans. Do not accept notes of loan on speculation. The time will soon come when you will gain no profits from the market of loans, and your wealth will be taken by the very few. - Compton Gage
We've taken the lifeblood out of Christianity and put Kool-Aid in its place so that it tastes better to the crowds, and the consequences are catastrophic. ~Follow Me, pg. 7 - David Platt
In forming a judgment, lay your hearts void of foretaken opinions; else, whatsoever is done or said, will be measured by a wrong rule; like them who have jaundice, to whom everything appears yellow. - Sir Philip Sidney
The overriding reason why we should take other people's cultures seriously is because God has taken ours seriously. - John R.W. Stott
Moreover, in order to understand any man one must be deliberate and careful to avoid forming prejudices and mistaken ideas, which are very difficult to correct and get over afterwards. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Love is when unknowingly I am moving to a world of no return, Where my desire and your fragrance together burnall your thoughts in canvas of my mind and soulturns in to a masterpiece as my life's aim and goal looks I am taken over and over away by you showering in me as a rain of you and only you - Seema Gupta
I am perfectly convinced that I have both seen, and heard in a manner which should make unbelief impossible, things called spiritual which cannot be taken by a rational being to be capable of explanation by imposture, coincidence, or mistake. - Augustus De Morgan
The wages of sin are death, but by the time taxes are taken out, it's just sort of a tired feeling. - Paula Poundstone
I’m mistaken….for thinking you were someone with a heart worth breaking. - Coco J. Ginger
Unless education promotes character making, unless it helps men to be more moral, more just to their fellows, more law abiding, more discriminatingly patriotic and public spirited, it is not worth the trouble taken to furnish it. - William Howard Taft
Charge less, but charge. Otherwise, you will not be taken seriously, and you do your fellow artists no favours if you undercut the market. - Elizabeth Aston
The Pig, if I am not mistaken, Supplies us sausage, ham, and Bacon. Let others say his heart is big, I think it stupid of the Pig. - Ogden Nash
Although life is filled with twists and turns, only you have the ability to make positive changes to your life. You can do it. One day at a time! ~ Taken from "Words of Wisdom for Warriors" by EM.EM.Genesis - E.M. E.M. Genesis
Kindness is a language more often misunderstood than taken at face value. - Joyce Rachelle
If conquest constitutes a natural right on the part of the few, the many have only to gather sufficient strength in order to acquire the natural right of reconquering what has been taken from them - Karl Marx
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side. - Baltasar Gracian
Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you. - Deepak Chopra
Compassion constitutes a radical form of criticism, for it announces that the hurt is to be taken seriously, that the hurt is not to be accepted as normal and natural but is an abnormal and unacceptable condition for humanness. - Walter Brueggemann
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. - Mark Cain
We hate the very idea that our own ideas may be mistaken, so we cling dogmatically to our conjectures.
Fiction is just that–fiction. Yes, it is serious business, but it should also be taken for face value. It’s entertainment. It’s escapism. It’s 365 pages of relaxation. - Rachael Wade
Life is short enough, there is nothing worth here to take your life, and those things we do gain can never be taken to our grave. - Anthony Liccione
If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself. - Mickey Mantle
For the want of a nail, the shoe was lose; for the want of a shoe the horse was lose; and for the want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for the want of care about a horseshoe nail. - Benjamin Franklin
But this was different, as if some creature had risen from a corner of my cell and taken over every part of me. It swallowed meaning. I hadn't thought suffering would be like this, so ordinary, so dull, and so endless. - Robyn Cadwallader
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. - Oscar Wilde
for to have a deep attachment for a person (or a place or thing) is to have taken them as the terminating object of our instinctual responses."Separation anxiety. International Journal of Psycho-Analysts, XLI, 1-25 (1959( - John Bowlby
People search for the inner meanings of life instead of living it to the fullest. Life is too beautiful to be analyzed. Living is a spontaneous response meant to be taken in a stride. - Adhish Mazumder
From good to the better for the best!Sounds like taken from Advertisement, as for my works. If you are open person in being honest... rape/murder/killing... it's something which is around us. - Deyth Banger
A man's shortcomings are taken from his epoch; his virtues and greatness belong to himself. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life is too short to be taken seriously.
The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord. - Bible
Every journey taken always includes the path not taken, the detour through hell, the crossroads of indecision and the long way home. - Shannon L. Alder
Anarchism is democracy taken seriously. - Edward Abbey
Evil, let it never be mistaken, is real. But it is inferior. It is parasitic. It is incomplete. The moment we take counsel from it, become overwhelmed by it, or put it on an equal footing with the Good of God, it will have become something entirely more dangerous. It becomes an idol. - Tod Worner
The novel remains for me one of the few forms...where we can describe, step by step, minute by minute, our not altogether unpleasant struggle to put ourselves into a viable and devout relationship to our beloved and mistaken world. - John Cheever
To many people fall short of their goals because they mistakenly believe that losing is just another comfortable place to sit. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Even the most beautiful of the starsare taken for grantednight after night. - Veronika Jensen
I have taken all knowledge to be my province. - Sir Francis Bacon
To embrace the message of Christmas is to throw off my hedonistic rebellion and bow before the chafing reality that I can't save myself, and in that very act to be suddenly taken aback in that I've stumbled upon the very freedom I've longed for in the very place I'd least expected it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
HABEAS CORPUS. A writ by which a man may be taken out of jail when confined for the wrong crime. - Ambrose Bierce
Everyone who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching. - Oscar Wilde
Relations are by product of Money(mostly), keep your finances in line and rest all is taken care" This is a fact, which would be rarely accepted by people, but inside everyone knows that...Those who've not yet experienced it would still say, money cannot buy love, respect bla bla bla... - honeya
Stunt dwarf or destroy the imagination of a child and you have taken away its chances of success in life. Imagination transforms the commonplace into the great and creates the new out of the old. - L. Frank Baum
We lust after the material things in life, then in a blink of an eye; the life which was once given is taken; is there a point in stressing over the small stuff. - Epiphana Lewis
Every blade in the field - Every leaf in the forest - lays down its life in its season as beautifully as it was taken up. - Henry David Thoreau
Who you are in Christ is far more important and meaningful than what has taken place in your past. - Elizabeth George
Every journey conceals another journey within its lines; the path not taken and the forgotten angle. These are the journeys I wish to record. Not the ones I made, but the ones I might have made, or perhaps did make in some other place or time. - Jeanette Winterson
Act correctly. Incorrect action cannot be justified by incorrect action. An incorrect action taken to cover an incorrect action is doubly incorrect. - Compton Gage
The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time. - George Bernard Shaw
History could not be any clearer: Rights given by fad and fashion are just as easily taken away. The Constitution matters. - A.E. Samaan
Unfortunately, we do not often see the advantages in the power of values and virtues. We are easily taken away by physical wealth, material possessions and the power of money. - Sunday Adelaja
Your advice seems a little ironical.""Oh, you may either follow it or reverse it—that is its chief beauty. It is equally good taken either way. - Thomas Henry Lister
Never say that I have taken it, only that I have given it back. - Epicurus
My Shyness Is Often Mistaken As My Rudeness - Spriha
Words are to be taken seriously. I try to take seriously acts of language. Words set things in motion. - Toni Cade Bambara
The subtle thread of the spirit can expand and contract within the body. When it expands, it passes through the brain, heart and body to experience life, and when the same subtle thread of the spirit, is taken inward, it contract itself into the soul, to experience the bliss from within. - Roshan Sharma
Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him. - Matthew Henry
When I am dying, I should like my life taken out under general anaesthetic, exactly as if it were a diseased appendix. - Richard Dawkins
I caused my husband's heart attack. In the middle of lovemaking I took the paper bag off my head. He dropped the Polaroid and keeled over and so did the hooker. It would have taken me half an hour to untie myself and call the paramedics, but fortunately the Great Dane could dial. - Joan Rivers
No great deed, private or public, had ever been undertaken in a bliss of certainty. - Leon Wieseltier
...ever plagued by the naive hope that this timemy intuition might be mistaken... - Anna Jae
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it. - Laurence J. Peter
PILGRIM, n. A traveler that is taken seriously. A Pilgrim Father was one who, leaving Europe in 1620 because not permitted to sing psalms through his nose, followed it to Massachusetts, where he could personate God according to the dictates of his conscience. - Ambrose Bierce
Darkness... When everything that you know and love... is taken from you so harshly... all you can think about is anger, hatred, and even revenge... and no one can save you. - Masashi Kishimoto
What await you; golden treasures of risks taken. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw
Women waste so much time wearing no perfume. As for me, in every step that I have taken in life, I have been accompanied by an exquisite perfume! - C. JoyBell C.
The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible. - Carolyn Heilbrun
Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, 'I'm with you kid. Let's go.' - Maya Angelou
No matter what a woman's appearance may be, it will be used to undermine what she is saying and taken to individualize - as her personal problem - observations she makes about the beauty myth in society. - Naomi Wolf
You are mistaken; he is not a gentleman but a sir. Just a sir. For a gentleman is grander and a rare acquaintance. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I would rather never make a penny on book sales and know that many had derived some fair pleasure from my writing, than to know that very few had ever taken a chance on my work. I certainly won't last forever, but I'd love to think that my imagination will continue to surface in the minds of others. - Eric Diehl
Allaah has not bestowed any blessing upon His slaves then taken it away and replaced it with patience, but what He has compensated them with is better than what He has taken away. - Umar ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azeez
Those who most obstinately oppose the most widely-held opinions more often do so because of pride than lack of intelligence. They find the best places in the right set already taken, and they do not want back seats. - François de La Rochefoucauld
If the breath of life is taken, man turn to dust. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody. - Mark Twain
God has taken you from something in order to you to something. - Chris Burkmenn
And I fear that my place gets taken by some other one, very lucky and not too shy, who flirts with your eyes while I’m the one who’s crazy about them. - Nizar Qabbani
Any flights would be taken business class, since Roger thought that the whole point of having money, if it had to be summed up in a single point, which it couldn't, but if you had to, the whole point of having a bit of money was not to have to fly scum class. - John Lanchester
Until we will be able to shape the universe the way we wanted, mankind will not be taken seriously by the universe and he shall remain as insignificant ants of the universe! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A revolution is an idea, taken up by bayonets. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Unto those who have,it shall,uncannily, be given.Unto those who have not,it shall,uncannily,be taken away. - Patrick Hamilton
We inhereit from our ancestors gifts so often taken for granted... Each of us contains within... this inheritance of soul. We are links between the ages, containing past and present expectations, sacred memories and future promise. - Edward Sellner
I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is much better policy to prophesy after the event has taken place. - Sir Winston Churchill
The flame of the inn is dim tonight,Too many vacant chairs.The sun has lost too much of its light,Too many songs have taken flight,Too many ghosts on the stairs.Charon, here's to you as man against man,I wish I could pick 'em the way you can! - Grantland Rice
No kid in the world, no woman in the world should ever raise a hand against a no-good daddy. That's already been taken care of: A Man Who Destroys His Own Home Shall Inherit the Wind. - Dick Gregory
A tiny company, ‘the aware’, we have taken up civilization’s fiercest weapons to fight against the dark army of the masses whose leaders are hunger and stupidity. These weapons are the smile and the lie. - Iwan Goll
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously. - Nicholas Butler
In my life so far, I have discovered that there are really only two kinds of people: those who are for you, and those who are against you. Learn to recognize them, for they are often and easily mistaken for each other. - Lemmy Kilmister
You never die from a snake bite, you can't be unbitten it's in the way, what continues to pour through you long after the bite has taken place. - Bob Proctor
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
In all things it is a good idea to hang a question mark now and then on the things we have taken for granted. - Bertrand Russell
All my life, affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it. - George Bernard Shaw
Material things may satisfy your temporal desires, but none can be taken with you when you're gone. Build your hopes on things eternal ! - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
At the center of each human heart is goodness, layered over with hurt, confusion, and mistaken ideas. Our task is to gently peel off layer after layer until the unfettered heart can shed its love upon the world. - Sue Patton Thoele
your goals are as good as your actions.No action taken, no goals achieved - Derric Yuh Ndim
I didn't see what was in front of me until I thought it might be taken away. - Sam - Charlaine Harris
The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right. - Hannah Whitall Smith
What hinders me from hearing is that I am taken up with other things. It is not that I will not hear God, but I am not devoted in the right place. I am devoted to things, to service, to convictions, and God may say what He likes but I do not hear Him. - Oswald Chambers
If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with. - Deepak Chopra
Who does ever get what they want? It doesn't seem to happen to many of us if any at all. It's always two people bumping against each other blindly, acting out of old ideas and dreams and mistaken understandings. - Kent Haruf
Power can be hoarded by the mighty or stolen from the innocent.Power provides the ability to choose. But has a proclivity for corruption. The use of power is not to be taken lightly, for it is never without consequence. - Emily Thorne
Her eyes are sad.My thoughts are sadder.And you can't fall in love with me.She slowly walks inside, avoiding my gaze as she watches her feet with each step.They're the saddest steps I've ever seentaken.I close the door.It's the saddest door I've ever had to close. - Collleen Hoover
The most common lie you will ever tell God is your opportunity to do the right thing was taken from you. - Shannon L. Alder
Children are not the people of tomorrow, but are people of today. They have a right to be taken seriously, and to be treated with tenderness and respect. They should be allowed to grow into whoever they were meant to be. 'The unknown person' inside of them is our hope for the future. - Janusz Korczak
I love the process of being taken from where I am to somewhere else. - Josephine Jacobsen
They say time will make all this go away. But it's time that's taken my tomorrow, and turned them into yesterday. - Ben Harper
Writers really don't retire, you know. They have to be taken out and shot. - James Salter
Sometimes in your life you will go on a journey. It will be the longest journey you have ever taken. It is the journey to find yourself. - Katharine Sharp
Leaders don't walk in front, nor do they walk behind. They walk on completely different paths on the journey of intuition. The road that has never been taken. And so they lead. - Matthew Donnelly
Character is formed out of those small decisions taken for granted - Luthando Daniels
I'd never be where I am if more successful writers hadn't taken an interest in me and done me a good turn. - Sara Sheridan
Unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath. - Bible
He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken. - François de La Rochefoucauld
In the arena of life, so many lessons are taught but few are taken and few are applied - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Everyone who has ever taken a shower has had an idea. It's theperson who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does somethingabout it that makes a difference. - Nolan Bushnell
Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever doesn't have, even what he has will be taken from him - Gospel of Matthew Matthew 5:4348
If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. - Emily Dickinson
To manage a system effectively, you might focus on the interactions of the parts rather than their behavior taken separately.
The difference between virtuality and life is very simple. In a construct you know everything is being run by an all-powerful machine.Reality doesn't offer this assurance, so it's very easy to develop the mistaken impression that you're in control.Quellcrest FalconerEthics on the Precipice - Richard K. Morgan
Putting heart & soul & contributing to what you are good at... is only for that movement. All is forgotten & people sitting far a distance knowingly wouldn't accept the same. Ultimately we make no difference & ground zero reality is never taken into account. - Stephen Manoharan
Heresy is usually quite sophisticated, actually has a meaning, and is to be taken very seriously. It is therefore to be carefully distinguished from turgid, pretentious, badly-written Bullsgeshichte, to use the technical German theological term. - Carl R. Trueman
He wanted to live life in such a way that if a photograph were taken at random it would be a cool photograph. Things should look right. Fun; there should be a lot of fun and no more sadness than absolutely necessary. - David Nicholls
The defects and faults in the mind are like wounds in the body. After all imaginable care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
As for what concerns me in particular I have only in my life carried to an extreme what you have not dared to carry halfway, and what's more, you have taken your cowardice for good sense, and have found comfort in deceiving yourselves. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward. - Alison Croggon
Taken together the Internet reads like the grandest character-driven novel humanity has ever known. Not much plot though. - Victor LaValle
In truth, ideas and principles are independent of men; the application of them and their illustration is man's duty and merit. The time will come when the author of a view shall be set aside, and the view only taken cognizance of. This will be the millennium of Science. - Edward Forbes
There are two things that will be believed of any man whatsoever, and one of them is that he has taken to drink. - Booth Tarkington
As long as karma exists, the world changes. There will always be karma to be taken care of - Nina Hagen
A genius is simply one who has taken full possession of his own mind and directed it toward objectives of his own choosing, without permitting outside influences to discourage or mislead him. - Napoleon Hill
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. - Oscar Wilde
Well, the fact is that one cannot retrace one's steps, and the steps one has taken greatly influence the future. - Vincent van Gogh
They'd taken everything. Everything, and people simply had let them. People had meekly surrendered the world to them in hopes those CEOs would finally have enough, finally have reason to leave them be. But Tom knew better. - S.J. Kincaid
I have coveted everything and taken pleasure in nothing - Guy de Maupassant
When comparing 100 years of experience to 1, there is a way to close the gap. One must simply understand the choices that were taken, the roads that were walked, and that there are no guarantees to an unseen future. - Lionel Suggs
Never trust the captain who has never taken any education from the School of Storms! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The Arts are not drugs. They are not guaranteed to act when taken. Something as mysterious and capricious as the creative impulse has to be released before they can act. - E.M. Forster
...as I am not fond of giving advice,having seldom seen it taken - Benjamin Franklin
To be positive: To be mistaken at the top of one's voice. - Ambrose Bierce
World, they have taken the small children like butterflies and thrown them, beating their wings, into the fire-- - Nelly Sachs
When a man says to me, 'Let us work together in the great cause you have undertaken, and let me be your companion and aid, for I admire you more than I have ever admired any other woman,' then I shall say, 'I am yours truly'; but he must ask me to be his equal, not his slave. - Susan B. Anthony
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little. - Plutarch
Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. - Leo Buscaglia
(Vice President) Garner has taken his personal smallness, his lack of generosity, and forged it into a political principle. He has no imagination, no convictions, and he substitutes political cynicism for social understanding. - Hamilton Basso
The more we have, the more we realize can be taken from us, and that’s when our lives border on insanity. We live in fear of losing what we think we possess. Once we let go and let God, then we gain a peace that surpasses understanding. - Toni Sorenson
Attempts to wake before our time are often punished, especially by those who love us most. Because they, bless them, are asleep. They think anyone who wakes up, or who, still asleep, realizes that what is taken to be real is a ‘dream’ is going crazy. - R.D. Laing
The test of an author is not to be found merely in the number of his phrases that pass current in the corner of newspapers...but in the number of passages that have really taken root in younger minds.
I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me. - Noel Coward
To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. - Bill Bryson
If the divine creator has taken pains to give us delicious and exquisite things to eat, the least we can do is prepare them well and serve them with ceremony. - Fernand Point
Whatever might be taken from me need not leave me with a deficit in its wake. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We have taken a loan from God, fortunately or unfortunately we don't know how much he has sanctioned it. - Jerrin Mathew
With life as short as a half taken breath, don't plant anything but love. - Jalaluddin Rumi
In a few minutes a computer can make a mistake so great that it would have taken many men many months to equal it. - Unknown
A friend of mine once sent me a post card with a picture of the entire planet Earth taken from space. On the back it said, 'Wish you were here. - Steven Wright
Authority to dream is not given, it is taken. Take it. Do not let the judgment of others be the final word. Without a doubt, if there is a one-word, one-step cure for bad peg moments, that word is perseverance. Let that be your final word. - J. Loren Norris
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be taken by the oppressed. - Martin Luther King Jr.
They say faith is taking the first step when you can’t see the whole staircase. Actually, wisdom is seeing the elevator behind it that would have taken you to the top floor. - Shannon L. Alder
The only difference between a human and animal is that a Human can worship God but Animal can't. Fulfill the purpose for which actually you have taken birth. - Aakash Sharma
I want to speak to the dream in your heart. That dream that has taken a backseat as you have strived to live up to something different. - Suzette Hinton
We don’t truly appreciate what we have until it’s gone… We don’t really appreciate something until we have experienced some events; we don't really appreciate our parents until we ourselves have become parents. Be grateful for what you have now, and nothing should be taken for granted. - Roy T. Bennett
There's always a parallel story. The paths not taken go on in our heads. - Elisabeth Eaves
Curiosity is often mistaken as Love,Since they both have the common elements of Interest and Passion - drishti bablani
Life is beautiful. Death is astonishing.And love is the just breaths taken in between - Michael Biondi
Those who believe that liberal democracy and the free market can be defended by the force of law and regulation alone, without an internalised sense of duty and morality, are tragically mistaken. - Jonathan Sacks
I like manual labor. Whenever I've got waterlogged with study, I've taken a spell of it and found it spiritually invigorating. - W. Somerset Maugham
We look wishfully to emergencies, to eventful, revolutionary times...and think how easy to have taken our part when the drum was rolling and the house was burning over our heads. -Ralph Waldo Emerson - Mitch Kynock
World War I was the most colossal, murderous, mismanaged butchery that has ever taken place on earth. Any writer who said otherwise lied, So the writers either wrote propaganda, shut up, or fought. - Ernest Hemingway
Successful men are defined by thier actions; Unsuccessful men are defined by actions not taken.
She was asked, What do you see in him?Taken aback, she replied, What does he see in me?Others too wondered why she chose him not as handsome as the others, not one with a lot of possessions or even status, but little did they know, as little minds go, that she chose the one who wanted her most. - Donna Lynn Hope
The Gospel is not a mere message of deliverance, but a canon of conduct; it is not a theology to be accepted, but it is ethics to be lived. It is not to be believed only, but it is to be taken into life as a guide. - Alexander MacLaren
Dont talk to the crazy kids. I longed to shout back that we weren't crazy. I'd mistaken her kid for a ghost, that's all. - Kelley Armstrong
She was the one person he’d hoped to avoid as much as possible when he’d taken his place as Sheriff of Maxville. It wasn’t that he disliked her, that was the problem. Despite his better judgment and a glutton for punishment, he still cared too damn much for the woman. - Lia Davis
The European talks of progress because by the aid of a few scientific discoveries he has established a society which has mistaken comfort for civilisation. - Benjamin Disraeli
Greed is mistaken nobility. Instead of robbing all the pain and hardship from people's lives and rescuing them from danger, greed robs provisions from providers. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
President Bartlet: There's a delegation of cardiologists having their pictures taken in the Blue Room. You wouldn't think you could find a group of people more arrogant than the fifteen of us, but there they are, right upstairs in the Blue Room. - Aaron Sorkin
I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken. - Oliver Cromwell.
Every time you shift a blame on what you could have taken responsibility for, you deny yourself an opportunity to learn and grow. - Gugu Mona
The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions. - Carl Jung
Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted. - Sylvia Plath
Liberties aren't given, they are taken. - Aldous Huxley
There’s a reason we’ll all end up with just a handful of true friends in our life. These are the people that have taken the time to look at our heart, so despite any flaws they're forever in our lives. - Ron Baratono
The room had lost its morning light, the glow of expectation and potential. The daylight was now gray, and the new day was already used, a little soiled by mistaken thoughts and makeshift undertakings. - Tove Jansson
With no matter what human being, taken individually, I always find reasons for concluding that sorrow and misfortune do not suit him; either because he seems too mediocre for anything so great, or, on the contrary, too precious to be destroyed. - Simone Weil
When taking on a leadership role in business remember it's about relationships. If your people (aka employees) are taken care of then they will respect you and return the favor. - Michael A. Contés II
[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind. - Napoleon Bonaparte
And then comes the realization. That although a house was taken from you, you can still build a home in a wine jar. - Camilo Garzon
But the thing that . . . that I touched . . . " I cried. "It was furry! It-" I stopped short, taken with a shudder. "I know," said Herrick. - Margery Williams
But tales like this must not be taken as truth. You must remind yourself that it is hard to tell where truth ends and a lie begins. So listen all you like, but disbelieve all you hear...You are in the city of lies. - Arlene J. Chai
At our age, surely there are better things to sustain us, to sustain a marriage, than the brief flame of passion?" ..."You are mistaken, Ernest," she said at last. "There is only the passionate spark. Without it, two people living together may be lonelier than if they lived quite alone. - Helen Simonson
They (the French) have taken genius instead of reason for their guide, adopted experiment instead of experience, and wander in the dark because they prefer lightning to light. - Gouverneur Morris
Forgiveness is the way we return what has been taken from us and restore the love and kindness and trust that has been lost. With each act of forgiveness, whether small or great, we move toward wholeness. Forgiveness is nothing less than how we bring peace to ourselves and our world. - Desmond Tutu
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Conducting an investigation is the result of a crime that has taken place. Sometimes you have to accept the facts, make peace, and move on with love still in your heart. Fate is out of our reach. - Marxxha
When the Universe is taken into account, nothing is impossible. - Massimo Marino
The wages of sin are death, but the benefits include dental, major medical, two week paid vacation, pension fund, and stock options. Actually, taken as a package, it's a rather attractive deal.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. - Aesop
I have taken all my good deeds and all my bad deeds, and cast them in a heap before the Lord, and fled from both, and betaken myself to the Lord Jesus Christ, and in him I have sweet peace! - David Dickson
Be open in everything with your partner, because where there is secrecy, it can mistakenly come off as being sneaky; where you just may be innocently quiet. - Anthony Liccione
Love is not just a word that is spoken; it is an action that is taken and an emotion that awakens. - Raneem Kayyali
All's taken away: my love and my power.The body, thrown into city it hates,Finds no joy in the sunlight. With every hourThe blood grows colder in my veins. - Anna Akhmatova
She wasn't ordinary, I liked her that way. Mystery oozed from her pours as she walked so lightly I could have mistaken her for an angel. - Nikki Rowe
One more soldier of the Cross has taken up his crown; one more beloved member of our church has gone to the great assembly above; one more Christian has triumphed in the living Faith; one more flower is planted and harvested in the garden of God's Kingdom. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds, Cumberland Presbyterian
Well, you’ve taken a weight off my mind.A mind, I should imagine, scarcely constructed to bear greatweights. - P.G. Wodehouse
There is a tide in the affairs of men Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. - William Shakespeare
The thing has already taken form in my mind before I start it. The first attempts are absolutely unbearable. I say this because I want you to know that if you see something worthwhile in what I am doing, it is not by accident but because of real direction and purpose. - Vincent van Gogh
There is only one day left, always starting over: It is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Autumn is hereand I am in love.My heart has taken residence in my mind.I pick the crisp ochre leaves and put them in my pocket.I am in love. - Kamand Kojouri
A trusted man doesn't flip-flop on where he stands. He says what he means and stand where he stands.He's not easily influenced by fear. He's influenced by destiny and will not be taken advantage of. - Henry Johnson Jr
Had I known but yesterday what I know today,I’d have taken out your two gray eyesAnd put in eyes of clay;And had I known but yesterday you’d be no more my ownI’d have taken out your heart of fleshAnd put in one of stone - Tam Lin Neville
You must have taken great pains, sir; you could not naturally been so very stupid. - Samuel Johnson
Have you ever taken something out of the clothes hamper because it had become, relatively, the cleanest thing? - Katharine Whitehorn
It’s taken years, but part of my own personal growth has involved deciding that I can learn something from even the most annoying person. - Auliq Ice
Every step taken is the first of a new journey. Its up to me if I choose to contine walking or I might love it so much I will run. Kia Carrington-Russell - www.thethreeimmortalblades.com
Because thankfulness is the tonic that always cures the cancers of greed, envy and jealously, it should be taken in liberal doses daily. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It has taken me years of struggle, hard work, and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence. - Isadora Duncan
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. - George Washington
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me. - Sir Winston Churchill
The truth is, Everyone was taken before, What hurts is that, sometimes they are imprisoned with their past. - Bradley B. Dalina
The idea of atomic energy is illusionary but it has taken so powerful a hold on the minds, that although I have preached against it for twenty-five years, there are still some who believe it to be realizable. - Nikola Tesla
We've made our decisions, We've taken our choices, What's left, is only a hand-full of emotions. - Auliq Ice
The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one. - Seneca
One sticks to an opinion because he prides himself on having come to it on his own, and another because he has taken great pains to learn it and is proud to have grasped it: and so both do so out of vanity. - Friedrich Nietzsche
One step actually taken achieves more than a lifetime of planning. - Marty Rubin
There is a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune... William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar - Lisa M. Collins
I used to take my morning tea at her kiosk and I took an interest in what she was doing. I later learnt she was taking care of her grandchildren. Sadly, she was taken ill and had to close her nylon-walled smoky shack. But all the wit and cunning of the character came from her. - Stanley Gazemba
My apologies to chance for calling it necessity. My apologies to necessity if I'm mistaken, after all. Please, don't be angry, happiness, that I take you as my due.May my dead be patient with the way my memories fade. My apologies to time for all the world I overlook each second. - Wisława Szymborska
Mourn, cry, be sad god doesn't give a fuck. The life has been taken in one or other way and it can't be done anything that's all, it's not big philosophy - it's short and it can't be more longer than this! - Deyth Banger
Your dignity can be mocked, abused, compromised, toyed with, lowered and even badmouthed, but it can never be taken from you. You have the power today to reset your boundaries, restore your image, start fresh with renewed values and rebuild what has happened to you in the past. - Shannon L. Alder
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
When Malingeau drew himself from his long sleep, the music was still droning in his head. Christelle was already gone. She had taken care to scribble a line on a scrap of paper."I drank your body until my thirst was worn. - Fiston Mwanza Mujila
She had taken many more punches to both body and soul than anyone should ever have to endure. But she had been able to rebel every time. - Stieg Larsson
Something for nothing given to one group is nothing for something taken from another. - Orrin Woodward
Mistaken ideas always end in bloodshed, but in every case it is someone else's blood. This is why our thinkers feel free to say just about anything. - Albert Camus
When cheese gets its picture taken, what does it say? - George Carlin
Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified bulldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold.
One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered. - Michael J. Fox
Many were the steps taken in doubt, that saw their shapeless ends in no time. Those who travail in faith today will truimph in joy tomorrow. Let faith lead the way. - Israelmore Ayivor
Never mistaken humility for foolishness, nor pride for power. - Gugu Mona
If any man's money can be taken by a so-called government, without his own personal consent, all his other rights are taken with it; for with his money the government can, and will, hire soldiers to stand over him, compel him to submit to its arbitrary will, and kill him if he resists. - Lysander Spooner
HAVING NEVER taken a decent holiday before, I decided on a trip to Thailand, booked a flight and flew out the following week. Mate, I loved it. The friendly people, the food, the females! - Simon Palmer
It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.
The United States has become a place where entertainers and professional athletes are mistaken for people of importance.
Taking good care of your husband or wife is the best way to thank their parent or parents for having taken good care of them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Lots of teenage girls have taken comfort under the wings of half-closeted gay boys. - Tina Fey
Only in hindsight can we see that out fears and worries were unwarranted, that insecurities and doubts were just illussions, or that we should have taken a risk or dared something new sooner. - Ellyn Spragins
Nobody can feel better than the man who is completely taken in. To be intelligent may be a boon, but to be completely trusting, gulible to the point of idiocy, to surrender without reservation, is one of the supreme joys of life. - Henry Miller
Illusions mistaken for truth are the pavement under our feet. They are what we call civilization. - Barbara Kingsolver
We have to remember that not every action taken to solve a problem will be free of unforeseen consequences. No matter how good our intentions. - Rachel Fischer
I am a knight riding from tower to tower seeking a princess to rescue but all the dragons are slain, the towers are empty and the princesses taken. - Pieter Niemand
I did leave something behind with you: my heart. Of course, you didn't know it at the time. Maybe I didn't either. What have you done with my heart, Leo? Have you taken good care of it? Have you misplaced it? - Jerry Spinelli
Nature is a picture waiting to be taken. - Katja Michael
The United States is at present so demoralized and so corrupted that, like England and France, it need not be taken into consideration as a military adversary. The United States will also be forced by Germany to complete and final capitulation.
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word. - Charles De Gaulle
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken. - Jane Austen
It's nice to think that picking uncertain paths may not necessarily alter their destination too drastically, simply the journey undertaken to reach it. - Emma Cameron
God is too good to be unkind and He is too wise to be mistaken. And when we cannot trace His hand, we must trust His heart. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. - William Shakespeare
The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously. - Hubert H. Humphrey
Go after a man's weakness, and never, ever, threaten unless you're going to follow through, because if you don't, the next time you won't be taken seriously. - Roy M. Cohn
When life seems chaotic, you don't need people giving you easy answers or cheap promises. There might not be any answers to your problems. What you need is a safe place where you can bounce with people who have taken some bad hops of their own. - Gordon Atkinson
Now everything that you do is written in red or black in Angel Gabriel's book. Not for everyone is this record kept, but only for those who have taken a position of responsibility. There is a Law of Sins, and if you do not fulfil all your obligations, you will pay. - G.I. Gurdjieff
The existence of the writer is an argument against the existence of the soul, for the soul has obviously taken flight from the real ego, but not improved itself, only become a writer. - Franz Kafka
I don’t want my ‘part’ taken! I haven’t ‘got’ a part! I hate the stupid geometrical figures by which people try to understand the emotions of others, imposing hard straight lines - or ‘sides’ as they call them - onto tender curvaceous human beings who have none. - Frances Partridge
Or one could say that society is to ridged for the softness of a beautiful soul. Faith has its place, and that can never be taken away, So chin up. Don't let the world conform you or undervalue what and who you are. They can not kill your flame unless you let them. - Brandon Darlington
A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat. - P. J. O'Rourke
Honesty must sometimes be taken in small measure, like a bitter medicine. - Jan Cox Speas
Be kind, for whenever kindness becomes part of something, it beautifies it. Whenever it is taken from something, it leaves it tarnished. - Mohammad PBUH
Risk should be taken for a cause not pleasure, life is not worth to ruin but to live with pride. - Zeeshan Ahmed
More than once I should have lost my soul to radicalism if it had been the originality it was mistaken for by its young converts. - Robert Frost
Hate is a word that doesn't hurt but the word I love you hurts when taken advantage - Sofia Reyes
I feel proud that I have been counted worthy to have blood shed by a traitor, and to suffer torture at the hands of those who have undertaken to trail our Flag in the dust. Signed, Yours as Ever, Franklin M. Haven. - Franklin Marion Havens
Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.
One I love is taken from me, we will never walk together over the fields of earth, never hear the birds in the morning. Oh, how I have lived with you and loved you, and now you are gone away. Gone where I cannot follow, until I have finished all my days. - Victoria Hanley
In inventing [General Juan Manuel de] Rosas’ self-justification, I have taken the liberty of drawing almost exclusively on the words of Tony Blair, and the various self-justifications he produced to defend his foreign policy adventures with George Bush in the Middle East and the Central Asia. - Harry Thompson
If three steps are taken without any other motive than the desire to obey God, those three steps are miraculous; they are equally so whether they take place on dry land or on water. - Simone Weil
The unnamed should not be mistaken for the nonexistent. - Jean de La Bruyère
It was as if hell itself had taken human form and come up from the abyss. - Brima Lamin & Chantale Wesley-Lamin, The Walk - Memoir of a Liberian Civil War Survivor, 2016
Memories help make us who we are.(Taken from novel...A Very English Affair) - Faith Mortimer
Your emotions will wander like a vagabond when you're indebted. Those happy moments with friends will soon be interrupted with a frowning creditor in your sub-conscious, and all your frenzy will be taken aback. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The people are to be taken in very small doses. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Democracy is not freedom. Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to eat for lunch. Freedom comes from the recognition of certain rights which may not be taken, not even by a 99% vote. - Marvin Simkin
We are creatures taken seriously by the Earth, because we can severely affect the fate of the Earth, but we are in no way taken seriously by the Universe yet! - Mehmet Murat ildan
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world. - George Santayana
I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than would be necessary to erect a hut. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Egotism -- usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.
An action taken with positive thoughts will never produce negative results. - Debasish Mridha
Your power to choose can never be taken from you. It can be neglected and it can be ignored. But if used, it can make all the difference. - Steve Goodier
Even though every identity marker I have can be taken from me, the grace and peace of the Trinity overflows into the life of the believer. - Matt Chandler
I've taken care of it," I saidMy father looked at me, shocked.Then I realized "taken care of" had a very specific meaning in his line of work."No, no, I mean he's gone. - Gordon Korman
It was bewildering, the way that reality could be overtaken, wrestled down, and murdered by the sheer weight of possibility. - Jennifer duBois
Life is too important to be taken seriously. - Oscar Wilde
Let me be of service to all living beings. Let me be in faith that all my needs are taken care of. - Eileen Anglin
I don't want the demons taken away because they're going to take my angels too.
We seldom make logical mistakes, but often have mistaken logics. - Raheel Farooq
Be glad that I haven't take out the pen, the rubber and the pencil once taken... all will die. - Deyth Banger
Anger - justifiable anger in the face of oppression and prejudice - should not be mistaken for hatred. - Christina Engela
If people don’t sleep with me I just rape them. Because right is not given but taken. - M.F. Moonzajer
Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond the pain.
If I didn't work on the assumption that people were mostly telling me the truth, I think I'd go mad... And I'd rather be mistaken about others than mistrustful of them. - Una McCormack
For something to be great, there has to be some kind of trial or some type of struggle that actually makes it special or valuable to you. Otherwise, anything could be easily taken for granted. - Hayley Williams
I'm homeless. I've taken to the belief that home is not where we lay our heads comfortably some nights, or where we entertain visiting friends. It's not where love is unconditional. When I look up and realize I haven't run away in a long time, I'll know I'm home. - Darnell Lamont Walker
There's a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads onto fortune, omitted, all their voyages end in shallows and miseries. Upon such tide are we now... - William Shakespeare
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