Chosen Quotes

"If you are neutral in situations...

"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu
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Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment...

Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. β€” Eckhart Tolle
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β€œWhat man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling...

β€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.” - Viktor Frankl
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A blessed companion is a book – a...

A blessed companion is a book – a book that, fitly chosen, is a lifelong friend. – Douglas William Jerrold
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"In literature as in love, w...

"In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others." β€” Andre Maurois
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Whatever words we utter should be chosen wi...

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill. (Buddhist Quote)
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β€œGoodness is something chosen....

β€œGoodness is something chosen. When a man cannot choose he ceases to be a man” - Anthony Burgess
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Existence is to all men a thing to be ...

Existence is to all men a thing to be chosen and loved, and we exist by virtue of activity (i.e. by living and acting)."
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β€œSolitude is not chosen, any more than destiny i...

β€œSolitude is not chosen, any more than destiny is chosen. Solitude comes to us if we have within us the magic stone that attracts destiny.” ―Mary Sarton
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β€œThey thought that it would be a disgrace to go forth as a group. Each entered the fores...

β€œThey thought that it would be a disgrace to go forth as a group. Each entered the forest at a point that he himself had chosen, where it was darkest and there was no path. If there is a path it is someone else's path and you are not on the adventure.” ~ Joseph Campbell
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β€œNo matter how busy you may think you are, you...

β€œNo matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” ― Atwood H. Townsend
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β€œWhen we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to u...

β€œWhen we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds." - Henri Nouwen
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[to God] I know, I know. We are your chosen...

[to God] I know, I know. We are your chosen people. But, once in a while, can’t you choose someone else? -Tevye from fiddler on the roof
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"Monogamy is like being a vegetarian. You can choose to be healthy, you c...

"Monogamy is like being a vegetarian. You can choose to be healthy, you can be ethical, it can be a wonderful decision but because you've chosen to be a vegetarian doesn't mean bacon stops smelling good." - Dr. Christopher Ryan
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"A smile is the chose...

"A smile is the chosen vehicle for all ambiguities." ~ Herman Melville
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"Before hesitating, understand this; the Aldokk have chosen this path...

"Before hesitating, understand this; the Aldokk have chosen this path, and so the Aldokk MUST pay." ~ Jahraku Veanhil, The Soldier of Wrath and the main character of THE SOVEREIGN SPECIES, COMING OF THE ALDOKKTIDE.
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"If you are neutral in times of...

"If you are neutral in times of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." ~ Desmond Tutu
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"Are you happy being monsters? Because that seems to be the ro...

"Are you happy being monsters? Because that seems to be the role that you have chosen to be, and if that's the case then I must play mine. The man who stops the monsters." The Doctor, Doctor Who
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β€žShe hadn’t chosen him over all the others. The ...

β€žShe hadn’t chosen him over all the others. The truth was that she hadn’t even thought about anyone else.” The solitude of prime numbers. Paolo Giordano
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β€œTired, tired with nothing, tired with eve...

β€œTired, tired with nothing, tired with everything, tired with the world’s weight he had never chosen to bear.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it...

"Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will miraculously transform your whole life." - Eckhart Tolle
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"Suppose we've chosen the wrong god. E...

"Suppose we've chosen the wrong god. Every time we go to church we're just making him madder and madder." - Homer Simpson
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Many are stubborn in pursuit of th...

Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal. -Friedrich Nietzsche-
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"One can choose to go back toward safety or forward ...

"One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again." (~Abraham Maslow)
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"Whatever the present moment contains, a...

"Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it." -Eckhart Tolle
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The quality of a person's life is in direct proport...

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. ~~~~~~~~~ Vince Lombardi
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β€œOur lives are made up of choices. Big ones, small ones. It starts out so innocently, you ...

β€œOur lives are made up of choices. Big ones, small ones. It starts out so innocently, you don't even notice: go to this party or that movie, listen to this song, or read that book, and then, somehow, you've chosen your college and career; your boyfriend or wife.” - Abigail Haas
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"I have chosen to be ...

"I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health." Voltaire
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"Whatever words we utter should be chosen...

"Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill." - Buddha
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β€œThe quality of a man's life is in direct propor...

β€œThe quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.” ― Vince Lombardi Jr.
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"Many are stubborn in pursuit o...

"Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal." -Nietzsche
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β€œMany are stubborn in pursuit o...

β€œMany are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen. Few in pursuit of the goal.” -Nietzsche
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β€œIf you are neutral in situations...

β€œIf you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” β€” Desmond Tutu
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If you are neutral in situations...

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. - Desmond Tutu
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β€œIs it better for a man to hav...

β€œIs it better for a man to have chosen evil than to have good imposed upon him?” - Anthony Burgess
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A committee is a group of the unw...

A committee is a group of the unwilling, chosen from the unfit, to do the unnecessary. - Richard Harkness
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"Men make their own history, but not of their own free will; not und...

"Men make their own history, but not of their own free will; not under circumstances they themselves have chosen but under the given and inherited circumstances with which they are directly confronted." Karl Marx
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"When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we...

"When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find it is those who instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand." β€” Zaeema
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"If you are neutral in situations o...

"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." Bishop Desmond Tutu
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've begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It...

've begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own. It talks to me sometimes. I feel myself alive in it. It talks. And I can hear it. -Chiam Potak from The Chosen
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