Held Quotes

β€œDiversity is not a box to check. It is ...

β€œDiversity is not a box to check. It is a reality that should be deeply felt and held and valued by all of us.” - Ava Duvernay
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"Open your ha...

"Open your hands if you want to be held." β€”Rumi
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"Your perspective on life c...

"Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in" - Shannon L Alder
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"Art is not a mirror held up ...

"Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it." - Bertolt Brecht
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When Demaratus was asked whether he held his tongue bec...

When Demaratus was asked whether he held his tongue because he was a fool or for want of words, he replied, "A fool cannot hold his tongue. ...Plutarch ..Born: 45 Died: 120
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 13
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The truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counterin...

The truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counterintuitive. It may contradict deeply held prejudices. It may not be consonant with what we desperately want to be true. But our preferences do not determine what's true.Carl Sagan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 21
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"Irrationally held truths m...

"Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors." β€” Thomas H. Huxley
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β€œNo good comeb...

β€œNo good comeback should ever be held back!” -Me
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β€œThe fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it ...

β€œThe fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.” - Bertrand Russell
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β€œStay alive for other people. The people you'll meet. The people you will become. You are more...

β€œStay alive for other people. The people you'll meet. The people you will become. You are more than a bad month. You are a future of multifarious possibility. You are another self at a point in future time, looking back in gratitude that this lost and former you held on. Stay.” - Matt Haig
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 09
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"Held within the Pleasure Dome decreed by Kubla Khan. To taste my bitter triumph...

"Held within the Pleasure Dome decreed by Kubla Khan. To taste my bitter triumph, as a mad immortal man. Nevermore shall I return, escape these caves of ice. For I have dined on honeydew, and drunk the milk of Paradise." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Xanadu)
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Because I could not stop for Death - He kin...

Because I could not stop for Death - He kindly stopped for me - The Carraige held but just Ourselves - And Immortality. -Emily Dickinson
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Falling for you requ...

Falling for you requires losing a part of me I’ve always held on to.
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"To most of us nothing is so invisible as an unpleasant truth...

"To most of us nothing is so invisible as an unpleasant truth. Though it is held before our eyes, pushed under our noses, rammed down our throats β€” we know it not." β€”Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 20
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"Women are like Iphones: They like to be...

"Women are like Iphones: They like to be held, talked to, and touched. But push the wrong button and your ass is disconnected!"
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Beethoven on why he didn't end his life: "It was only my...

Beethoven on why he didn't end his life: "It was only my art that held me back. Oh, it seemed to me impossible to leave this world until I had forth all that I felt within me."
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"He despised a need which now held no shred of joy or meaning, which had...

"He despised a need which now held no shred of joy or meaning, which had become the mere need of a woman's body, an anonymous body that belonged to a woman whom he had to forget while he held it" - Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged)
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"It is not only for what we do ...

"It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do." MOLIERE
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In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his...

In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said, β€˜Is it good, friend?’ β€˜It is bitter β€” bitter,’ he answered, β€˜But I like it Because it is bitter, And because it is my heart. STEPHEN CRANE
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"The minute you think of giving up, ...

"The minute you think of giving up, think of the reason why you held on for so long" ~ Natsu Draganeel, Fairy Tail
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 31
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Hunger is inexcusable in a world where gra...

Hunger is inexcusable in a world where grain rots in silos and butter turns rancid while being held for favorable commodity indices.
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Till we get reciprocity. How can we stand by? Yesterday, I turned on the T...

Till we get reciprocity. How can we stand by? Yesterday, I turned on the TV. I saw another man down. He was screaming. He can't breathe no more. He held his hands high. But then he got struck down Oh, he got struck down - Grandson
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"The minute you think of givi...

"The minute you think of giving up, think of the reason why you held on so long" - Vaibhav More
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"Later that night I held an atlas in my lap, ran my fingers...

"Later that night I held an atlas in my lap, ran my fingers across the whole world, and whispered 'where does it hurt?' It answered, 'Everywhere, everywhere, everywhere.'" Warsan Shire
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"Fellowship in church could be improved if...

"Fellowship in church could be improved if it was held as a group discussion, at night, and accompanied by wine." - George Washington
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Get comfortable bei...

Get comfortable being held accountable, if you want to get ahead.
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"Each night I close my eyes another day away from youth; away from dreams I held and love I ha...

"Each night I close my eyes another day away from youth; away from dreams I held and love I had. Some nights I think of death but she never comes. And so I wake up to a new day and simply start again - knowing these demons to still be true yet believing that somehow they're not." - Unknown
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Empty pockets never held...

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts do that.
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β€œThe truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counte...

β€œThe truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counter-intuitive. It may contradict deeply held prejudices. It may not be consonant with what we want to be true. But our preferences do not determine what’s true.” – Carl Sagan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 24
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"My deeply held belief is that if a god anything like the traditional sort exists, our c...

"My deeply held belief is that if a god anything like the traditional sort exists, our curiosity and intelligence are provided by such a good. We would be unappreciative of those gifts . . . If we suppressed our passion to explore the universe and ourselves." - Carl Sagan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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Today's mighty oak is j...

Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut, that held its ground. David Icke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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We have always held to the hope, the belief, th...

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
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I held your hand. B...

I held your hand. But there still was a ocean between us. - R.R.
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Because I could not stop for Death- He kin...

Because I could not stop for Death- He kindly stopped for me- The carraige held but just ourselves- And immortality -Emily Dickinson
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"Our ideas held no ...

"Our ideas held no water but we use them as a dam" -Isaac Brock.
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I always held yo...

I always held you like you were my last breath - Shanna
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"The fact that an opinion has been wid...

"The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd." - Bertrand Russell
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"...for a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this cont...

"...for a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder.” β€”The Great Gatsby
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 17
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"Hopi vases that held corn, are put in museums / but you know the...

"Hopi vases that held corn, are put in museums / but you know they were made to be used. / The pitcher cries for water to carry / and a person for work that is real." -Marge Piercy, from "To Be of Use"
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"If you can't soar with the eagles, Then don't fly with the flock....

"If you can't soar with the eagles, Then don't fly with the flock. Are you still getting high? Did you catch your own reflection, In the knife my mother held? Or the hell in my father's eyes?" -Oliver Sykes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 15
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β€œWe are not held back by the love we did no...

β€œWe are not held back by the love we did not receive in the past; but by the love we do not extend in the present.” - Marianne Williamson
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"I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone...

"I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity … Noise is a torture to intellectual people" - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"He said he wanted to carve himself withi...

"He said he wanted to carve himself within the fabric of her soul, write his name in the deepest places that she held. " Narayanna
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And we want love like it was a drug / All we wanted was a l...

And we want love like it was a drug / All we wanted was a little relief / And every heart I held in between / They were painkillers to me / They were painkillers to me. - Brian Fallon
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"His tone held a sound of deviance to it, ...

"His tone held a sound of deviance to it, the kind that boils just beneath the surface yet screams through each syllable." Narayanna
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"This child of light is not a searc...

"This child of light is not a searchlight aimed at the pews, but a candle held in trembling hands"-Bill Williams
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"You're not held hosta...

"You're not held hostage by the irrationality of others" -Peter Boghossian
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That was the mystery at the heart of all power. Power appeared to be something that a ruler had, t...

That was the mystery at the heart of all power. Power appeared to be something that a ruler had, that she held, that she had taken from the people. The appearance was false. Power was something people gave, gave willingly, even if they didn’t know it, even if they resented it. - The Last Mortal Bond
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If anyone should be held to a higher standard in rega...

If anyone should be held to a higher standard in regards to following the law, it should be the men and women appointed to uphold it. --Random conversation I overheard
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"When you feel like giving ...

"When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place."
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