Kept Quotes

I elongated my lift home, Yeah I let him go the...

I elongated my lift home, Yeah I let him go the long way round. I smelt your scent on the seat belt And kept my shortcuts to myself… -Arctic Monkeys
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 09
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I kept it all bottled up. Then, what should have been tiny drop...

I kept it all bottled up. Then, what should have been tiny drops of rain, poured out like a river. They were inside too long. I kept them hidden, so no one would know. And I nearly drowned myself.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 02
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β€œHeard about the guy who fell off a skyscraper? On his way down past each ...

β€œHeard about the guy who fell off a skyscraper? On his way down past each floor, he kept saying to reassure himself: So far so good... so far so good... so far so good. How you fall doesn't matter. It's how you land!” ― La Haine
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 09
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β€œFor, just as in the beginning it is formed...

β€œFor, just as in the beginning it is formed by desire, so afterwards love is kept in existence only by painful anxiety. ” ― Marcel Proust
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 07
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β€œThe heights by great men reached and kept. Were not attain...

β€œThe heights by great men reached and kept. Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night.” - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 17
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Things like principles, policy and motto s...

Things like principles, policy and motto should not be explicitly stated. They should be kept to oneself. That is my motto - Ronyl Leo
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 14
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"The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept v...

"The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the axe because it's handle was made of wood and they thought it was one of them." -Unknown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 29
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β€œWhen we are dancing with the angels, the question will be asked...

β€œWhen we are dancing with the angels, the question will be asked β€” in 2019, what did we do to make sure we kept our democracy intact? Did we stand on the sidelines and say nothing?” -Elijah Cummings
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 17
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"His mother should ha...

"His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork." β€” Mae West
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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After a day of crying like an idiot, I prayed that I wo...

After a day of crying like an idiot, I prayed that I would get stronger that night. And from then on, I kept on searching for the courage that I would need. - Kenshi Yonezu
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 18
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Its not what I don't know that worri...

Its not what I don't know that worries me, its what I don't know that's been forcefully kept from me that scares me.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 02
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"I have long been of the opinion that if work...

"I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves." β€” Bruce Grocott
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 30
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"The spirit of resistance to government is ...

"The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it always to be kept alive." β€” Thomas Jefferson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 22
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β€œYou [Black and White farmers] are kept apart that you may be separately fleeced of...

β€œYou [Black and White farmers] are kept apart that you may be separately fleeced of your earnings. You are made to hate each other because upon that hatred is rested the keystone of the arch of financial despotism which enslaves you both." ― Thomas E Watson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 19
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"A taste for irony has kept more hearts from break...

"A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself." β€” Jessamyn West
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 02
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"β€œHe stood at the window of the empty cafe and watched the activites in the square and he...

"β€œHe stood at the window of the empty cafe and watched the activites in the square and he said that it was good that God kept the truths of life from the young as they were starting out or else they'd have no heart to start at all.” - Cormac McCarthy, All The Pretty Horses
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 27
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β€œMost of the important things in the world have be...

β€œMost of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” - Dale Carnegie
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 01
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"And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, y...

"And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter; they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long." Sylvia Plath
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 07
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"There are no secrets better k...

"There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses." β€” George Bernard Shaw
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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"Rage is the only quality which has kep...

"Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers." β€” Jimmy Breslin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 12
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"It's a sad day when you find out that it'...

"It's a sad day when you find out that it's not accident or fortune but just yourself that kept things from you." - Lillian Hellman.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 23
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"A taste for irony has kept more hearts from break...

"A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself." β€” Jessamyn West
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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"Rage is the only quality which has kep...

"Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers." β€” Jimmy Breslin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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"Even a fish wouldn't get ...

"Even a fish wouldn't get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut." - Korean Proverb.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 08
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"Just a word of advice. Whenever you're furious with...

"Just a word of advice. Whenever you're furious with your parents or you think they're terrible, just remember, you vomited on them and they kept you." β€” John Green
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 31
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"Honesty is a good thing, but it is ...

"Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control." β€” Don Marquis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 31
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Think of all the β€˜secrets’ we’ve unwitting...

Think of all the β€˜secrets’ we’ve unwittingly kept from each other by simple virtue of all the lives we have lived; the lives we live.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 16
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I don't know why my brain has kept all the wor...

I don't know why my brain has kept all the words to the Gilligan's Island theme song and has deleted everything about triangles.- Jeff Foxworthy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 08
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"life has no intrinsic worth, bu...

"life has no intrinsic worth, but is kept in motion merely by desire and illusion." -Arthur Schopenhauer
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 18
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β€œ Saints are sin...

β€œ Saints are sinners who kept on going.”- Robert Louis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 17
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β€œThe effectiveness of an argument is the product of supporting evidence ti...

β€œThe effectiveness of an argument is the product of supporting evidence times the audiences willingness to change their mind.” -My Razor to be kept in mind during online arguments, in which the latter variable is almost always 0.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 07
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β€œI had to put on a brave face as long as there...

β€œI had to put on a brave face as long as there were still people counting on me. That the only reason I kept going.” -Preston Garvey (Fallout 4)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 01
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Peace cannot be kept by for...

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 02
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Peace cannot be kept by for...

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.~ Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 14
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"The defeated are not totally dominated i...

"The defeated are not totally dominated if they kept the tragic memory of their struggle." - Juan Goytisolo. El Pais, (14.04.2002)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 01
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"Every great story on the planet happen...

"Every great story on the planet happened when someone decided not to give up, but kept going no matter what." Spryte Loriano
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 23
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"Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept ali...

"Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life." - Eleanor Roosevelt, The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 24
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Peace cannot be kept by forc...

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. β€” Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 15
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"We are kept from our goal not...

"We are kept from our goal not by obstacles but by a clear path to a lesser goal." - Robert Brault
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 07
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My model for business is The Beatles: They were four guys that ke...

My model for business is The Beatles: They were four guys that kept each others’ negative tendencies in check; they balanced each other. And the total was greater than the sum of the parts. - Steve Jobs
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 19
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β€œThe sun kept on with its slipping away, and I thought how many ...

β€œThe sun kept on with its slipping away, and I thought how many small good things in the world might be resting on the shoulders of something terrible.” ― Carol Rifka Brunt, Tell the Wolves I’m Home
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 31
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"She had blue skin, and so did he. He kept it hid...

"She had blue skin, and so did he. He kept it hid and so did she. They searched for blue their whole life through, then passed right by -- and never knew."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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"The heights by great men reached and kept were not attain...

"The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upwards in the night" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 15
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"She had blue skin, and so did he. He kept it hid and s...

"She had blue skin, and so did he. He kept it hid and so did she. They searched for blue their whole life through, then passed right by--and never knew.” - Shel Silverstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 10
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"Peace cannot be kept by for...

"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding." - Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 25
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"The most important things...

"The most important things in life are accomplished by people who have kept trying."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 29
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"Peace cannot be kept by for...

"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding" - Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 17
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"Most of the important things in li...

"Most of the important things in life have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying." -Billy Alsbrooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 04
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"They said there'll be snow at Christmas. They said ...

"They said there'll be snow at Christmas. They said there'll be peace on earth. But instead it kept on raining. A veil of tears for the virgin birth." – Greg Lake
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 08
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β€˜As the telephone rang he wondered again what kept him from suicide. Was it something as contempt...

β€˜As the telephone rang he wondered again what kept him from suicide. Was it something as contemptible as sentimentality, or hope, or narcissism? No. It was really the desire to know what would happen next, despite the conviction that it was bound to be horrible: the narrative suspense of it all.’
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 17
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"A man must stand uprig...

"A man must stand upright, not be kept upright by others" - Marcus Aurelius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 14
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"As an empty ship without ballast is tossed and tumbled on the sea with t...

"As an empty ship without ballast is tossed and tumbled on the sea with the least blast of wind, even so is it with a light wandering mind, not kept steady and poised with the ballast of reason." β€” Justus Lipsius, On Constancy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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"Distance starts in a ...

"Distance starts in a relationship when words are kept hidden." ~ Unknown
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"There is no thing more terrifying than being alive. Though it is the only thi...

"There is no thing more terrifying than being alive. Though it is the only thing we know, it is the sole source of all of our greatest fears. Instead, we are taught to fear the darkness, the one promise that is sure to be kept." - Anonymous
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 17
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