Quotation Explorer - 'Turning'

The very fact that we now design and manufacture robot companions for the elderly marks a turning point. We ask technology to perform what used to be "love's labor": taking care of each other. - Alone Together Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
There is no problem with the wider culture that you cannot see in the spades in the Christian Church. The rot is in us, and not simple out there. And Christians are making a great mistake by turning everything into culture wars. It's a much deeper crisis. - Os Guinness
poets. have the toughest jobin the universe-of turning silenceinto eloquence. - Sanober Khan
Naming one thing after another cannot, logically, increase the chances of the new thing turning out like the old thing.
When you push your stroller past a group of elderly women, you'll see in the turning gladness of their bodies a glimpse of the children they had been, turning toward the tin music of the ice cream van. - Beth Ann Fennelly
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. - Tony Robins
When we passed a Catholic church, I recalled, he said, "You think your dad's a good chemist? They're turning soda crackers into meat in there. Can your dad do that? - Kurt Vonnegut
One of the great joys of science has to be turning a thought that surfaced one night over a few beers into a full-blown project. - Joe Roman
Who would've thought such a slight tilt in our earthly axis could make such a big difference in our lives? The big wheel keeps on turning and here we are again, looking in the sweet face of darkness. - Geoffrey Neighor
I'll never make the mistake of turning seventy again. - Casey Stengel
Kneeling over a trickling mountain stream and pumping every ounce of water you use though a filter can really change your perception of turning on a faucet. - Eric Voorhis
May the hopes of your heart and dreams of your eyes keep turning into realities. To all women out there: The more you progress, the more humanity progresses. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these. - T.S. Eliot
Start creating a life you desire, bringing your dreams to life, taking what is then turning it around to create what is possible. - Steven Redhead
Because," I said, "the japanese were as responsible as the Germans for turning Americans into a bunch of bankrupt militaristic fuckups - after we'd done such a good job of being sincere war-haters after the First World War. - Kurt Vonnegut
It’s exciting to watch young children read poetry for the first time. You can sense the wheels turning and you just know their brain is doing this wonderful thing called learning. It’s magical! - Elaine Grey
Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.
Fortune's wheel is ever turning. - Polish Proverb
Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can. - Douglas Pagels
I have seen people starting the fire with water, turning every breeze into a storm, create chaos out of peace. Few people are meant to destroy everything and themselves no matter what, and if you hold on to them long they will take you into their abyss and tear you into pieces. - Akshay Vasu
The earth keeps turning but it never says why. - Marty Rubin
Still, all it really took was one alteration in my life, a change which appeared insignificant and unlikely at the time, nonetheless it has affected my outlook completely, turning it around the compass of my life. - Andrew James Pritchard
Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive. - Edith Wharton
Writing is turning one's worst moments into money. - J.P. Donleavy
Don't let the anger control you turning you into someone whom you are not. - http www.thecounsellingparadigm.sg
Sometimes, we can be our worst enemy. That our mind is capable of twisting and turning things, and taking us to really dark places. - Jenna McDougall
...atheism is not a conscious act of turning away from all gods. It is simply the final destination for those who think. ...you will be pleased to discover that the sky does not fall down on your head. ... if you still want to pray, you can (the success rate of your prayers is unlikely to change). - Guy P. Harrison
Why in the world have we never found what we’re really looking for? Because what we need is often the very thing we won’t accept. And sadly, in turning away the God we need, we need to understand that we have chosen to live without everything we need. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
CRUEL HARVEST by is a compelling, riveting, unforgetable memoir that will keep you turning the pages. Published by Thomas Nelson and due for release August 2012. Kidnapped from an orphanage Frances is dragged across the country working in the fields. Youtubefrangrubb to see video book trailer. - Fran Elizabeth Grubb
Historical exclusivity often has a way of turning into present and institutionalized tragedy. Whose story gets told matters. - Aurin Squire
Don't be timid. You're a writer, use your role, test it, make something of it. These are decisive times, everything is turning upside down. Participate, be present. - Elena Ferrante
Go on vacation. You're turning into an itchB! - Demi's BFF-- Vicky
He liked all books, because he liked the mere act of reading, the magic of turning scratches on a page into words inside his head.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakeable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time. - Richard Dawkins
One of the major keys to success is to keep moving forward on the journey, making the best of the detours and interruptions, turning adversity into advantage. - John C. Maxwell
Everyone has that turning point in their life, whether you are going to make it or not it will come into your life nevertheless. - Manula Withanage
CHILDREN Are Like ANGELS And On Earth, ANGELS Have No Color.... It's The Society To Blame That Teaches Racism, Turning An ANGLE To A Civilized Beast While They Are Growing Up.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
I want you, Rosa,' Antonio said, turning to her. 'I want you with your scars and your suffering. You are my wife and everything that has happened to you only makes you more precious to me. - Belinda Alexandra
Repentance is not merely turning away from your sin but turning to the Lamb who takes away your sin. "Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world". 1 John 1:29 - John Paul Warren
I'll find my own way, when I was no longer able to survive. and when I knew that's where I can get up turning point - Handi Priyono
America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land.
I decided that a story was anything that I made up that kept the reader turning the pages or watching, and did not leave the reader or the viewer feeling cheated at the end. - Neil Gaiman
Now that rock is turning 50, it's become classical itself. It's interesting to see that development. - Björk
look, tiny - i’m trying to be on my best behavior, but you have to understand - i’m always standing on the edge of something bad. and sometimes someone like you can make me look the other way, so that i don’t know how close i am to falling over. but i always end up turning my head. always. - David Levithan
Turning up our light in the presence of those whose light is dim becomes the difference that makes the difference. - Eric Allenbaugh
A compulsive external search only leads us to the interpretation of another’s path. True identity and sustained harmony can only be achieved by turning inward, and it is there that you will find every answer that you need to step into enlightenment - Gary Hopkins
The turning point for effective communication is actually hearing what is being said, rather than hearing what you want to hear instead. - Dannye Williamsen
We are turning against boys and forgetting a simple truth: that the energy, competitiveness, and corporal daring of normal, decent males is responsible for much of what is right in the world. - Christina Hoff Sommers
Grace is that turning point from feeling hopeless to becoming empowered. - Deborah Brodie
Full of intrigue, tangled pasts, and raw emotions, [Gambling On A Secret by Sara Walter Ellwood] is guaranteed to keep you turning pages from start to finish and then wishing for one more chapter! - Carolyn Brown
You believe in a book that has talking animals, wizards, witches, demons, sticks turning into snakes, food falling from the sky, people walking on water, and all sorts of magical, absurd and primitive stories, and you say that we are the ones that need help? - Dan Barker
Wisdom is merely the counter power used against on your unique talents to prevent them turning into your deadly curses. - Alper Mazun
The labours of men of genius, however erroneously directed, scarcely ever fail in ultimately turning to the solid advantage of mankind. - Mary Shelley
The longer you drift the more you will learn. What you learn affects the kind of person you end up turning into. - Chang Ta-chun
He felt, rather than saw, her chin lift toward him. But instead of pulling her hand from his grip and turning away, she tightened her own fingers and unceremoniously, unexpectedly, threw herself down the incline, dragging him with her.Dragging him with her! - V.S. Carnes
The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it... did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind. - Heinrich Heine
The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better -- it is just turning around as usual. - Finley Peter Dunne
Entrepreneurs are innovators, visionaries—generators of new ideas turning into coinage - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
Museum education has the power and the responsibility to do the challenging inner work of tackling tough topics and turning them into teachable moments. - Monica O Montgomery
...the state of Virginia had turned down twenty-one thousand women for admission to state colleges in 1970 while not turning away a single man... - Meg Waite Clayton
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. - T. S. Eliot
Turning and turning in the widening gyre, The falcone cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world...
Turning and turning in the widening gyreThe falcon cannot hear the falconer;Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world - W.B. Yeats
So all I have is the knowledge that I saw! That I saw without being afraid and without turning away, and that I didn't forgive the unforgivable. Forgiveness is a reflex for when you can't stand what you know. I resisted that reflex. That's my sole, solitary, lonely accomplishment. - Jane Smiley
The true felicity of a lover of books is the luxurious turning of page by page, the surrender, not meanly abject, but deliberate and cautious, with your wits about you, as you deliver yourself into the keeping of the book. This I call reading. - Edith Wharton
Life doesn't change when you meet a guy and life doesn't fall apart when you break up with one. We are teaching young female readers the wrong things through books not only expressing this point, but also using these two concepts as turning plot points of novels. - Meghan Blistinsky
Healing is achieved through turning on the light of your soul and allowing it to shine. - Janet Gallagher Nestor
The bad chapters of your life lead to the good ones if you keep turning the pages. - Matshona Dhliwayo
From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. - Franz Kafka
Once you are at the point where you can call yourself a writer, there's no turning back. - A.D. Posey
I am happy being able to play roles with people my age because once you do something really mature there is no turning back. - Lindsay Lohan
I dreamt of you last night - as if I was playing the piano and you were turning the pages for me. - Vladimir Nabokov
Turning a manuscript into a book is easy; getting the manuscript ready to become a book is hard. - A.P. Fuchs
Turning back against your responsibilityas a father is the most spineless thing you can do. - Bradley B. Dalina
Life turns, and returns death. Where death digs its claws into the grave only to pull out life, as a baby from a womb; and the recycle of air, the recycle of struggles that never achieve satisfaction, in a constant turning world, of an untuned universe. - Anthony Liccione
I think that we are like stars. Something happens to burst us open; but when we burst open and think we are dying; we’re actually turning into a supernova. And then when we look at ourselves again, we see that we’re suddenly more beautiful than we ever were before! - C. JoyBell C.
More than half of my life is past; I have left only the time I need for turning the rest of it to account and for effacing my errors by my virtues. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Forgiveness is the healing of wounds caused by another. You choose to let go of a past wrong and no longer be hurt by it. Forgiveness is a strong move to make, like turning your shoulders sideways to walk quickly on a crowded sidewalk. It's your move. - Gordon Atkinson
I did what most writers do at their beginnings: emulated my elders, imitated my peers, thus turning away from any possibility of discovering truths beneath my skin and behind my eye. - Ray Bradbury
Just when I was about to be carried away;And the vision was turning grey. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
Nothing can compare to the feeling evoked by turning the page in a great book. - Aneta Cruz
Hello, IT... Have you tried turning it off and on again?... OK, well, the button on the side. Is it glowing?... Yeah, you need to turn it on.... Err, the button turns it on.... Yeah, you do know how a button works, don't you?... No, not on clothes... I'm sorry, are you from the past? - Graham Linehan
God has a way of picking a nobody and turning their world upside down, in order to create a somebody that will remove the obstacles they encountered out of the pathway for others. - Shannon L. Alder
Now, don't get me wrong, I think border security is important. And I have no doubt that the Republican plan for turning our southern border into The Hunger Games will put a stop to the #1 threat facing America today illegal cleaning ladies. - Bill Maher
It is as hard to see one's self as to look backwards without turning around. - Henry David Thoreau
I learned not to fear infinity,The far field, the windy cliffs of forever,The dying of time in the white light of tomorrow,The wheel turning away from itself,The sprawl of the wave,The on-coming water. - Theodore Roethke
Books smell and feel better. They have that wonderful thingness of turning the pages. - Neil Gaiman
Champions have the courage to keep turning the pages because they know a better chapter lies ahead. - Paula White
God's favor floats as it were over all this and finds joy in turning all those miseries to the greater profit of those who love Him. From toil He makes patience spring forth. - Francis de Sales
Petra is a brilliant display of man's artistry in turning barren rock into a majestic wonder. - Edward Dawson
Cakes have such a terrible habit of turning out bad just when you especially want them to be good. - L. M. Montgomery
Forgiveness isn’t something I’m preoccupied with turning the other cheek isn’t my trip. - Karl Lagerfeld
There is wisdom in turning as often as possible from the familiar to the unfamiliar: it keeps the mind nimble, it kills prejudice, and it fosters humor. - George Santayana
Spirituality is not to be learned by flight from the world, or by running away from things, or by turning solitary and going apart from the world. Rather, we must learn an inner solitude wherever or with whomsoever we may be. We must learn to penetrate things and find God there. - Meister Eckhart
Idolatry means turning a good thing into the ultimate thing. - Timothy J. Keller
The power of turning your life around lays in your ability to unleash your personal powers to accomplish it. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
You say, it's dark. And in truth, I did place a cloud before your sun. But do you not see how the edges of the cloud are already glowing and turning light. - Friedrich Nietzsche
As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes. - Mel Brooks
Moonlight flooded in the windows and silvered the room, turning it into a lagoon of dreams - Stephen King
I got out on the street and started crying the kind of hysterical tears made justifiable only by turning off one’s cell phone, putting it to the ear, and pretending to be told of a death in the family. - Sloane Crosley
Dies iral, dies illaSolvet Saeclum in FavillaTeste David cum SilyllaThat Day of Wrath, that day of burningSeer and Sibly speak concerningAll the world to ashes turning - George Smith
The best part about turning to the dark side of you, it sets you free. - Neetesh Dixit
From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached. - Kafka, Franz
Ford, you're turning into a penguin. Stop it. - Douglas Adams
Turning an experience about to observe it, results in a lessening of the experience directly proportional to the amount of observation. To think about it is, to some degree, to stop the pleasure, to stop the experience, to step outside it. - Geoffrey Wood
And Flock Rule Number Two is, Don't argue with Max or you'll live to regret it." I spun and stomped out to the clearing, turning back for one last jab at Dylan. "And by the way, you clearly DON'T know me better than Fang does. Do you see Fang arguing with me? No, you do not."Fang rolled his eyes. - James Patterson
Once you are at the point where you can call yourself a writer, there’s no turning back. - A.D. Posey
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time. - Richard Dawkins
The speaker calls for a careful examination of Christ's principle of turning the other cheek before we use it as a demand or excuse for total personal pacifism. After all, when literally struck on the cheek, Jesus did question the legitimacy of the authority by which this was done. - John Thackway
I hate most people. And I don’t want to, it’s an awful way to be. But the human race gives me no comfort. I find myself turning to books and films for comfort still. It’s repulsive, because one’s life consists of people, not things. - Morrissey
Education is the process of turning cocksure ignorance into thoughtful uncertainty. - K. G. Johnson
A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down. - Robert Benchley
He was following the Earth through its days, drifting with the rhythms of its myriad pulses, seeping through the webs of its life, swelling with its tides, turning with its weight. - Douglas Adams
Writing is turning life's worst moments into money. - J.P. Donleavy
Religiosity developed because successful religions made groups more efficient at turning resources into offspring." (including art, cathedrals, cities, earthworks, etc?) - Jonathan Haidt
Should I ask everyone the question that should not have been asked? Or should I turning up to the sky be answering the question that’s not been asked? - Suman Pokhrel
Everyone is expected to be highly productive... but they do not all need to be turning out the same product.
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