Quotation Explorer - 'Ties'

Maybe the greatest challenge now is to find a way to keep independence while also committing ourselves to the ties that bind people, families, and ultimately societies together. - Jane O'Reilly
Conservatives believe in the ties that bind us. Society is stronger when we make vows to each other and we support each other. I don’t support gay marriage in spite of being a conservative. I support gay marriage because I am a conservative. - David Cameron
A man's ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
Freedom for the Church comes from the necessity of the Word of God. Otherwise, it becomes arbitrariness and ends in a great many new ties. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
So if the ties that bind ever do come looseTie them in a knot like a hangman's nooseCause I'll go to heaven or I'll go to hellBefore I'll see you with someone else. - The Band Perry
Ties to people on the other side of the storm could be severed. Love could bud, then wither and die without a bloom when the storm ended and reality bled back in. - Sarah Winter
A private organisation often inducts a new person treating him like a king, then it immediately ties him with string , clips his wing and asks him to fly as much as he can and even dance & sing to entertain the top brass who continues to sting him. - Anuj Somany
Never sever ties with a family member you once loved. Each of you might be on different spiritual paths, but both trails are leading you home. - Shannon L. Alder
Sever the ties to your comfort zone.Stretch yourself to see the wonders for you beyond the horizons. Get up on your tiptoesReach up to the LordGreat things await only those who see and believe. It's only them that can receive. - Manuela George-Izunwa
For capitalism to develop, customary ties between people and the land must be severed, and communal obligations among people disrupted. - David McNally
The positive emotions that arise in...unpromising circumstances demonstrate that social ties and meaningful work are deeply desired, readily improvised, and intensely rewarding. The very structure of our economy and society prevent these goals from being achieved. - Rebecca Solnit
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground.
But the life that no longer trust another human being and no longer forms ties to the political community is not a human life any longer. - Martha Nussbaum
These incident acquaintances and the twisted stories that grew out of them, made John thinking that Charles Dickens was not just another pub, but a special place in the Universe, where life itself ties the knots. - Darren H. Pryce
Cut lose your ties with expectation. Your dreams are charlatans, your memories, stalemating quarks. Listen only to the pull of your atoms and follow the discordant hum of your personal entropy. - Virginia Petrucci
So I figured I'd leave the area, because I had no ties there anyway except for this girl I was seeing. We had conflicting attitudes: I really wasn't into meditating and she wasn't really into being alive. I told her I knew when I was going to die because my birth certificate has an expiration date. - Steven Wright
If the ties that bind ever do come looseIf forever ever ends for youIf that ring gets a little too tightYou might as well read me my last rights. - The Band Perry
-'What do ties matter, Jeeves, at a time like this?'There is no time, sir, at which ties do not matter - P.G. Wodehouse
always keep in mind the paramount importance of living a balanced life with emphasis on nurturing strong friendships and family ties, while still doing the things that you find rewarding for reasons other than mere monetary income. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Broken GlassI watched herBeardlessWith little ego,FightingOn top ofThe ceiling,Like CinderellaIn high heelsLooking forHer glass slippersNo ties required!! - Charmaine J Forde
All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together. - Jack Kerouac
Love is a thread that ties us together. Separation makes this thread much stronger. - Debasish Mridha
To give up on a person you care for who is trying and failing is a bad thing, but to cut ties with an individual who is giving zero effort, yet doing a number on your heart makes sense. - Christopher Hudspeth
When you carry resentment towards another, you are effectively strengthening your relationship with that person. Let go of the resentment and you break the ties that bind you. - Steven Aitchison
[Sleep is] the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. - Thomas Dekker
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
There is a stillness between us, a period of restlessness that ties my stomachin a hangman’s noose. It is this same lack in noise that lives, there! in thedarkness of the grave, how it frightens me beyond all things. - Nathan Reese Maher
At the end of the day, all I have to cherish are human relationships. Your worldly wealth you can't take away with you, your life has been lived. It is the friends you have made, your family ties, which sustain your spirit with a certain warmth and comfort.-LKY at 80: 80 quotes from a life (2003) - LKY on LIFE
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world. - John Evelyn
FAMILY. The ties that bind. The cement that builds character, strength of purpose, mutual respect, values. - David R. Wommack
Let the minor genius go his light way and enjoy his life - the great nature cannot so live, he is never really in holiday mood, even though he often plucks flowers by the wayside and ties them into knots and garlands like little children and lays out on a sunny morning.
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