Literally Quotes

โ€œIn Greek, nostalgia literally means the pain...

โ€œIn Greek, nostalgia literally means the pain from an old wound. It's a twinge in your heart, far more powerful than memory alone" - Don Draper
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"You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage...

"You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it." Benjamin Mee, We Bought a Zoo
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โ€œIt is literally true that you ca...

โ€œIt is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.โ€ โ€” Napoleon Hill
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Intelligence is having a 60,000 word vocabulary. Wisdo...

Intelligence is having a 60,000 word vocabulary. Wisdom is knowing that literally nobody cares that they have been "defenestrated" when they are thrown out of a window.
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"you can find all kinds of contradictions in the bible, you can find anything you want in the bi...

"you can find all kinds of contradictions in the bible, you can find anything you want in the bible, but you shouldn't take it literally. If the Bible makes people behave better, fine. But if it makes people less understanding of their fellow man, then something is wrong. " - Abigail van Buren
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"Atheists are just modern versions of r...

"Atheists are just modern versions of religious fundamentalists: both take religion too literally." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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โ€œMy point, once again, is not that those ancient people told literal stories an...

โ€œMy point, once again, is not that those ancient people told literal stories and we are now smart enough to take them symbolically, but that they told them symbolically and we are now dumb enough to take them literally.โ€ - John Dominic Crossan
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The stories we tell literally make the world. If you want t...

The stories we tell literally make the world. If you want to change the world, you need to change your story. This truth applies both to individuals and institutions. โ€“ Michael Margolis
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โ€œYou know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane c...

โ€œYou know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.โ€ โ€”Benjamin Mee
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"People who are spiritually minded tend to suffer from anxiety and depression more...

"People who are spiritually minded tend to suffer from anxiety and depression more. You know why? Because their eyes are open to a world that is in need of repair. They literally have an increased ability to feel emotions of people around them." - Osho
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โ€œYou know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage...

โ€œYou know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.โ€ -Benjamin Mee, We Bought A Zoo
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โ€œWe are, quite literally, gamblin...

โ€œWe are, quite literally, gambling with the future of our planetโ€”for the sake of hamburgers.โ€ โ€”Peter Singer
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Don't abuse the word "literall...

Don't abuse the word "literally". It's a good word that young people squander. โ€”Varun Singh, Class
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"Defending a position by citing free speech is the ultimate concession. Y...

"Defending a position by citing free speech is the ultimate concession. You're saying that the most compelling thing you can say for your position is that it's not literally illegal to express." - Randall Monroe, xkcd creator
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"If we did all the things we are ...

"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves." - Thomas Edison
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Being an affirming person and building an affirming culture...

Being an affirming person and building an affirming culture in your organization will literally shift your organization into a whole new place and onto a whole new level.โ€ - Ford Taylor
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"If we did all the things we ar...

"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves." Thomas A. Edison
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โ€œThere is no pain too ...

โ€œThere is no pain too unbearable to handle unless it literally kills you.โ€
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"If we did all the things we a...

"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves." Author Unknown
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"Trivial Pursuit could lit...

"Trivial Pursuit could literally be the name of anything." -shut up, mike on Twitter
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[T]here is a methodological bias in favor of taking natural discourse literally, other t...

[T]here is a methodological bias in favor of taking natural discourse literally, other things being equal. For example, unless there are clear reasons for construing discourse as ambiguous, elliptical, or involving special idioms, we should not so construe it. Tyler Burge
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"It is literally true that you ca...

"It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed." - Napoleon Hill
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โ€œIn Greek, โ€œnostalgiaโ€ literally means โ€œthe pain from an old woundโ€. Itโ€™s a twinge in your hear...

โ€œIn Greek, โ€œnostalgiaโ€ literally means โ€œthe pain from an old woundโ€. Itโ€™s a twinge in your heart, far more powerful than memory alone. This device isnโ€™t a spaceship, itโ€™s a time machine. It goes backwards and forwards, it takes us to a place where we ache to go again.โ€ โ€” Don Draper, Mad Men
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"Food; I won't eat anything else....

"Food; I won't eat anything else. It literally keeps me alive." -- Richard Ayoade (British actor/comedian)
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"If we all did the things w...

"If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves."
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