Call Quotes

โ€œWhen I give food to the poor, they call me...

โ€œWhen I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.โ€ - Dom Helder Camara
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Instead of gifting me a book called ...

Instead of gifting me a book called "How To Forgive", use that money to buy yourself a copy of "How To Say Sorry".
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โ€œWhen the rich rob the poor, itโ€™s c...

โ€œWhen the rich rob the poor, itโ€™s called business. When the poor fight back, itโ€™s called violence.โ€ - Mark Twain
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โ€œSo called pleasures, when ...

โ€œSo called pleasures, when they go beyond a certain limit, are but punishments.โ€ ~ Seneca
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โ€œIt is said that your life flashes bef...

โ€œIt is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.โ€ -Terry Pratchett
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โ€œA place where someone sti...

โ€œA place where someone still thinks about you is a place you can call home.โ€ โ€“ Jiraiya
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Until you make the unconscious c...

Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate / Carl Jung
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Just Because You're Trash Doesn't Mean Y...

Just Because You're Trash Doesn't Mean You Can't Do Great Things. It's Called Garbage Can, Not Garbage Cannot - Oscar the Grouch
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โ€œYou canโ€™t truly call yourself โ€œpeacefulโ€ unless ...

โ€œYou canโ€™t truly call yourself โ€œpeacefulโ€ unless youโ€™re capable of great violence, if youโ€™re not capable of violence youโ€™re not peaceful, youโ€™re harmlessโ€
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โ€œCriticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It f...

โ€œCriticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.โ€ - Winston Churchill
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"Those whom the Gods wou...

"Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising." โ€” Cyril Connolly
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Lost time is never found again, and...

Lost time is never found again, and what we call time enough, always proves little enough. ...Benjamin Franklin
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Call a jack a jack, a spade a...

Call a jack a jack, a spade a spade, but always call a whore a lady. her life is hard enough.
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No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and ...

No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and it matters not whether it be an absolute royal power or an absolute legislative power, as the consequences will be the same to the people. ...Thomas Paine
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"It's a name. I didn't wake up one morning and go, 'You know what, I'm g...

"It's a name. I didn't wake up one morning and go, 'You know what, I'm going to call myself...' It started as a joke name really. I'm OK with it, you know? You know, it's better than being called an asshole." -Ozzy Osbourne
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"'Never let go of th...

"'Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire'" - Patti Smith
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"Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an allege...

"Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits." โ€” Stephen Leacock
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โ€œIf you have made mistakes, even serious mistakes, you may have...

โ€œIf you have made mistakes, even serious mistakes, you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call โ€œfailureโ€ is not the falling down, but the staying down.โ€ - Mary Pickford
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โ€œThe books that the world calls...

โ€œThe books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.โ€ โ€• Oscar Wilde
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โ€œWhat really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you w...

โ€œWhat really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it.โ€ - J.D. Salinger, born on this day in 1919.
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โ€œLife can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you tha...

โ€œLife can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it. Once you learn that, youโ€™ll never be the same again.โ€ โ€” Steve Jobs
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"If God is willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. If...

"If God is willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. If he is able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent If he is both willing and able? Then whence cometh evil? If he is neither willing or able? Then why call him God?"
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 27
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"To be sure of hitting the target...

"To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first then call whatever you hit the target." ~Ashleigh Brilliant
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"Do they make asshole-scented Feb...

"Do they make asshole-scented Febreeze?" "That's just called cologne." - unknown, probably me and a friend
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Never give in to t...

Never give in to the call of yesterday- Edelgard Von Hresvelg
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โ€œYesterdayโ€™s the past, tomorrowโ€™s th...

โ€œYesterdayโ€™s the past, tomorrowโ€™s the future, but today is a gift. Thatโ€™s why itโ€™s called the present.โ€ โ€” Bil Keane
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"Every generation of western civil...

"Every generation of western civilization is invaded by barbarians - we call them 'children'" - Hannah Arendt
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"Everything around you that you c...

"Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you" - Steve Jobs
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โ€œMany will call me an adventurer, and that I ...

โ€œMany will call me an adventurer, and that I am...only one of a different sort: one who risks his skin to prove his truths.โ€ โ€• Ernesto Guevara
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Life is not in the past, life is not in the future. Life is in the pre...

Life is not in the past, life is not in the future. Life is in the present. The present is what we call life. We should pay attention in the present. Nothing is sure after this and nothing is under control before that.
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Yesterday is history. Tomorr...

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is Mystery. Today is a gift, thatโ€™s why itโ€™s called Present.
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"There's a reason there's neve...

"There's a reason there's never been a song called 'Fuck The Fire Department'." - My boss just now
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"We shall soon be in a world in which a man may be howled down for saying that two and two...

"We shall soon be in a world in which a man may be howled down for saying that two and two make four, in which people will persecute the heresy of calling a triangle a three-sided figure, and hang a man for maddening a mob with the news that grass is green." - G.K. Chesterton
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โ€œAnd if you call me at 4am, too tire...

โ€œAnd if you call me at 4am, too tired to say hello, I will listen to your silence until you fall asleep.โ€ - Unknown
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โ€œHow is the world supposed to see the grace of God ...

โ€œHow is the world supposed to see the grace of God if the people of God are not gracious?โ€ โ€“ Think Eternity's Matt Brown (from Jesus Calling podcast interview)
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"We make mistakes, we have our faults, and God knows some ...

"We make mistakes, we have our faults, and God knows some of us have more than our share, but when danger threatens and duty calls, we go smiling to our own funeral." -James Larkin
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I saw grief drinking a cup of sorrow and called out, 'It tastes sweet...

I saw grief drinking a cup of sorrow and called out, 'It tastes sweet, does it not?' 'You've caught me,' grief answered, 'and you've ruined my business. How can I sell sorrow, when you know it's a blessing?โ€™ โ€”Rumi
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โ€œUntil the unconscious becomes co...

โ€œUntil the unconscious becomes conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.โ€ โ€” Carl Jung
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Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a m...

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift. That's why they call it the present. - Master Oogway
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"We should consider every day lost on which we have not danc...

"We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh." --Friedrich Nietzsche
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"A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is c...

"A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That's how awful the loss is." โ€”Jay Neugeboren
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โ€œYouโ€™d think that making hit records or money or cars or fame or people saying, โ€œOh, youโ€™re t...

โ€œYouโ€™d think that making hit records or money or cars or fame or people saying, โ€œOh, youโ€™re the greatest,โ€ people praising you for making your music would do it. But actually, when you start praising God, thatโ€™s when you get happy.โ€ โ€“ RUN DMC's Rev Run (Jesus Calling podcast interview)
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โ€œPeople say I am ruthless. I am not ruthles...

โ€œPeople say I am ruthless. I am not ruthless. And if I find the man who is calling me ruthless, I shall destroy him.โ€ -Robert F. Kennedy
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โ€œI can see Godโ€™s hand in other peopleโ€™s lives, for sure. But when truly cata...

โ€œI can see Godโ€™s hand in other peopleโ€™s lives, for sure. But when truly catastrophic things happen, I donโ€™t know how to explain it. But I have to believe that God has a plan.โ€ โ€“ ABC News' Linsey Davis (Jesus Calling podcast interview)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 31
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No doubt very few people understand the purely subjective nature of the phenomenon that we call...

No doubt very few people understand the purely subjective nature of the phenomenon that we call love, or how it creates, so to speak, a supplementary person, distinct from the person whom the world knows by the same name, a person most of whose constituent elements are derived from ourselves.
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Between total predictability and...

Between total predictability and absolute uncertainty, thereโ€™s an adventurous place called possibility.
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"It's strange how one's soul can be ready to drift o...

"It's strange how one's soul can be ready to drift off into space, but when another person calls you, you find it's still anchored down somewhere." - Natsume Sลseki
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"No society can call itself civilise...

"No society can call itself civilised if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means." - Nye Bevan
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โ€œI realized that I had been hurt by broken people, not Jesus. Jes...

โ€œI realized that I had been hurt by broken people, not Jesus. Jesus is what He told me He wasโ€”He was the healer of broken people.โ€ โ€“ Austin French (Christian recording artist via Jesus Calling podcast)
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In times of need ...

In times of need a pig is called uncle. - Albanian Proverb
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Everything we have come to c...

Everything we have come to call the arts seems to be in almost every 3-year old. Lynda Barry
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"Thought and discourse are the same thing, exce...

"Thought and discourse are the same thing, except that it is the soul's silent, inner dialogue with itself which we have called 'thought'." - Plato
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โ€œWhat we call reality is in fact nothing mo...

โ€œWhat we call reality is in fact nothing more than a culturally sanctioned and linguistically reinforced hallucination.โ€ -Terence McKenna
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โ€œWhat man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling...

โ€œWhat man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for a worthwhile goal, a freely chosen task. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him.โ€ - Viktor Frankl
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"Doing as others told me, I was blind. Coming when ot...

"Doing as others told me, I was blind. Coming when others called me, I was lost. Then I left everyone, myself as well. Then I found everyone, myself as well." --Rumi
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โ€œSometimes you go through things that change who we be...

โ€œSometimes you go through things that change who we become.โ€ โ€“ Angela Rodgers (mother of Grace Anna Rodgers; GraceAnnaSings.org via the Jesus Calling podcast interview)
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"And the real world is driven by two types of people. Those who want power and those who wa...

"And the real world is driven by two types of people. Those who want power and those who want money. The first want a statue, the second enjoyment. And the currency they use when negotiating with each other to get what they want is called corruption". ( in "Phantom" by Jo Nesbรธ).
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 04
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"What we call reality is, in fact, nothing mo...

"What we call reality is, in fact, nothing more than a culturally sanctioned and linguistically reinforced hallucination." - Terrence McKenna
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"If you knew how much work ...

"If you knew how much work was put into it, you wouldn't call it genius." - Michelangelo
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"World domination is such an ugly phrase, I prefer ...

"World domination is such an ugly phrase, I prefer to call it world optimization" - Harry James Potter Evans Verres (Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality)
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โ€œIf we learn why people do what they do, we can have more empathy, under...

โ€œIf we learn why people do what they do, we can have more empathy, understanding, grace, mercy, compassion, and love in ways that really reflect the heart of Christ.โ€ โ€“ Beth McCord (via Interview with Jesus Calling podcast)
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"That is called...

"That is called logic. It will help you." Bill Hicks
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"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a myster...

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present." ~Bil Keane and แดนแตƒหขแต—แต‰สณ แดผแต’แตสทแตƒสธ
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 18
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"It scares me, suddenly, to know I can't remember how ho...

"It scares me, suddenly, to know I can't remember how home sounds. Not one bird call, nor the water over rocks. There's so much you can't save by writing down." ~ Doris Betts
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โ€œKnowledge is knowing that tomato is a fruit, Wisdom is not putting it in a f...

โ€œKnowledge is knowing that tomato is a fruit, Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad, Charisma is selling a salad with tomatoes in it and calling it a fruit salad, and philosophy is debating if tomatoes can be used in smoothiesโ€-unknown
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โ€œMy name is not Atlas without the T. You ...

โ€œMy name is not Atlas without the T. You canโ€™t call me A**y without the A. So stop it. That is not my name. I donโ€™t have a name.โ€
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"How many legs does a dog have if you ca...

"How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesnโ€™t make it a leg." -Abraham Lincoln
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Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a ...

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today, is a gift, thatโ€™s why itโ€™s called the present- master oogway
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 25
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โ€œNo fear can stand up to hunger, no patience can wear it out, disgust simply does...

โ€œNo fear can stand up to hunger, no patience can wear it out, disgust simply does not exist where hunger is; and as to superstition, beliefs, and what you may call principles, they are less than chaff in a breeze." โ€• Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 29
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"Until you make the unconcious con...

"Until you make the unconcious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate." - Carl G. Jung
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A lab mice figuring out its way through the maze....

A lab mice figuring out its way through the maze. It might not know it's true purpose and the whole context. We are the mice, in the maze called universe.
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I said to my husband, 'Why don't you call ...

I said to my husband, 'Why don't you call out my name when we're making love?' He said, 'I don't want to wake you up.' ...Joan Rivers
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โ€œI became who I am because I really wanted to please my momma...

โ€œI became who I am because I really wanted to please my momma. My mom was so disappointed so much her life, and I wanted to be that joy.โ€ โ€“ Evander Holyfield (Jesus Calling podcast interview)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 03
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โ€œI definitely think that my hardships molded me...

โ€œI definitely think that my hardships molded me for the life that I would have to go through later.โ€ โ€“ Lolo Jones (Jesus Calling podcast interview)
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When someone supports you while h...

When someone supports you while he's having a bad time too, that's not "help". It's called "love". -Unknown
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 08
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"There is no word for it, you know. There is "orphan", "widow", "wid...

"There is no word for it, you know. There is "orphan", "widow", "widower". So what do you call someone who's lost everyone? Mom, dad, sister, girlfriend, friends. A survivor? Or a walking time bomb?" - Mr. Robot
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 23
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"Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so...

"Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar." โ€”Drew Carey
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 24
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โ€œDearly beloved, we are gath...

โ€œDearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.โ€ - Prince
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"If one is to be called a liar...

"If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name." โ€” A. A. Milne
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