Taken Quotes

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand...

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. - Buddha
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โ€œEverything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the h...

โ€œEverything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedomsโ€”to choose oneโ€™s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose oneโ€™s own way.โ€œ โ€” Viktor Frankl in Manโ€™s Search for Meaning
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"There are two things that will be believe...

"There are two things that will be believed of any man whatsoever, and one of them is that he has taken to drink." โ€” Booth Tarkington
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โ€œBe yourself; ever...

โ€œBe yourself; everyone else is already taken.โ€ โ€“ Oscar Wilde
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"The right to be heard does not au...

"The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously." โ€” Hubert H. Humphrey
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There is probably no easier, simpler method for growing grain. It involves li...

There is probably no easier, simpler method for growing grain. It involves little more than broadcasting seed and spreading straw, but it has taken me over thirty years to reach this simplicity. ~Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution
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"A hat should be taken off when you greet a la...

"A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat." โ€” P. J. O'Rourke
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 19
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โ€œBe yourself, ever...

โ€œBe yourself, everyone else is already taken.โ€ โ€• Oscar Wilde
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Once an idea (fully formed, fully understood,...

Once an idea (fully formed, fully understood, that sticks) has taken hold of the brain, itโ€™s almost impossible to eradicate. Leonardo DiCaprio
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โ€œTo take a life when...

โ€œTo take a life when a life has been taken is revenge not justice.โ€
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โ€œThe first step toward success is taken...

โ€œThe first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.โ€
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 07
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Be yourself; eve...

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 22
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"Some steps need to be taken alon...

"Some steps need to be taken alone. It's the only way to really figure out where you need to be" --Unknown
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I am alone now, truly alone, and absolutely isolated from any known life. I am it. If a...

I am alone now, truly alone, and absolutely isolated from any known life. I am it. If a count were taken, the score would be three billion plus two over on the other side of the moon, and one plus God knows what on this side.-Michael Colline on orbiting the moon alone
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"Water, taken in mo...

"Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody." โ€” Mark Twain
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 30
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There are true unseen forces, but not nearly so many as we believe, nor would they rule...

There are true unseen forces, but not nearly so many as we believe, nor would they rule us so sternly if we did not admit them to our souls. We would not be assailed half so often by devils, had we not taken the trouble to invent so many of them. ...Robert Silverberg
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 10
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"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last ...

"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedomsโ€”to choose oneโ€™s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose oneโ€™s own way.โ€ โ€• Viktor E. Frankl
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 14
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"In a few minutes a computer can make a ...

"In a few minutes a computer can make a mistake so great that it would have taken many men many months to equal it." โ€” Unknown
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โ€˜Nothing should be taken fo...

โ€˜Nothing should be taken for granted, even if everybody believes it.โ€™ Yuval Noah Harari
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โ€œabyss, n. There are times when I doubt everything. When I regret eve...

โ€œabyss, n. There are times when I doubt everything. When I regret everything you've taken from me, everything I've given you, and the waste of all the time I've spent on us.โ€ โ€• David Levithan, The Lover's Dictionary
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 29
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Life is too impor...

Life is too important to be taken seriously - Oscar Wilde
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 20
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"An intelligence test sometimes show...

"An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it." โ€” Laurence J. Peter
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 05
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Any step taken is likely to be a mistake,...

Any step taken is likely to be a mistake, so take it with style to distract from the probable shit. - John Berger, Confabulations
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Everything can be taken from a man but one thing:the las...

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing:the last of the human freedomsโ€”to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,to choose one's own way.โ€“Dr. Frankl
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 02
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When you find that one person who connects you to the ...

When you find that one person who connects you to the world, you become someone different, someone better. When that person is taken from you, what do you become then?"
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There will be in the next generation or so a pharmacological method of making people love their s...

There will be in the next generation or so a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them
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"Do you think that I count the days? There is only o...

"Do you think that I count the days? There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk." --Jean-Paul Sartre
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"How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your ...

"How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your heart you begin to understand... there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend. Some hurts that go too deep, that have taken hold." -JRR Tolkein
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 03
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For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an ev...

For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them. - The Preacher
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"Be yourself; eve...

"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." Oscar Wilde
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Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you a...

Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, youโ€™re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you. Deepak Chopra
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"Oh well. Life. Some get rich, some get looks, some get wisdom, some get...

"Oh well. Life. Some get rich, some get looks, some get wisdom, some get true love, some get nowt, some get it all. Some get it all then it is all taken away by someone or somethig else. Life. There's only you living yours."
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โ€œBe yourself, ever...

โ€œBe yourself, everybody else is already takenโ€ - Oscar Wilde
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"I like long walks, especia...

"I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me." โ€” Noel Coward
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1. โ€œIf freedom of speech is taken away,...

1. โ€œIf freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.โ€ - George Washington
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"No leader should ever tak...

"No leader should ever take credit. It is something given, not taken." - Ravi Silari
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I always take the hi...

I always take the high road, that is the road most taken these days.
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"I like long walks, especia...

"I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me." - Fred Allen
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"When you take a woman away from her ...

"When you take a woman away from her man, what you get is a woman who can be taken away from her man." -- Mark Lawrence
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"Life is much too se...

"Life is much too serious to be taken seriously." โ€• Vicki Lawrence
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โ€œBe yourself; ever...

โ€œBe yourself; everyone else is already taken.โ€ โ€• Oscar Wilde
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Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last ...

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms โ€”to choose oneโ€™s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose oneโ€™s own way. โ€• Viktor E. Frankl
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 15
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โ€œThe bitterness of poor quality remains long a...

โ€œThe bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgottenโ€ -Every mechanic Iโ€™ve ever taken my car to for repairs.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 17
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"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the hu...

"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedomsโ€”to choose oneโ€™s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose oneโ€™s own way." - Viktor E. Frankl (Man's Search for Meaning)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 25
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"The first step toward success is taken when...

"The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself." - Mark Caine
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 03
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"Water, taken in mo...

"Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody." โ€” Mark Twain
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 03
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"Be yourself; eve...

"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." -Oscar Wilde
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"Some trees flourish, others die. Some cattle grow strong, others ...

"Some trees flourish, others die. Some cattle grow strong, others are taken by wolves. Some men are born rich enough and dumb enough to enjoy their lives. Ain't nothing fair. You know that." - John Marston
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โ€œEven an entire society, a nation, or all simultaneously existing societies taken t...

โ€œEven an entire society, a nation, or all simultaneously existing societies taken together, are not owners of the earth. They are simply its possessors, its beneficiaries, and have to bequeath it in an improved state to succeeding generations.โ€ โ€” Karl Marx
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 20
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"The first step toward success is taken whe...

"The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself" - Mark Caine
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"Our health is something we often take for granted. Bu...

"Our health is something we often take for granted. But, there are some things in life that should never be taken for granted. Take care of yourself." ~Catherine Pulsifer
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"The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong abou...

"The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time." โ€” George Bernard Shaw
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โ€œBe yourself; ever...

โ€œBe yourself; everyone else is already taken.โ€ โ€• Oscar Wilde
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 29
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"If the freedom of speech is taken away...

"If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter." George Washington
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The single biggest problem with c...

The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place - George Bernard Shaw
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Be yourself; eve...

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde
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โ€œBe yourself; ever...

โ€œBe yourself; everyone else is already taken.โ€ โ€• Oscar Wilde
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โ€œBe yourself; ever...

โ€œBe yourself; everyone else is already taken.โ€ โ€“ Oscar Wilde
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Each day it becomes easier. Time will start to speed up, as the jo...

Each day it becomes easier. Time will start to speed up, as the joy you feel increases. It has taken time, just like all good things. In the end, that feeling you will feel will make it worth the wait. - AR
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Life is too impo...

Life is too important to be taken seriously. Oscar Wilde
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Be yourself; eve...

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde
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"A man who flies from his fear may ...

"A man who flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a shortcut to meet it." โ€”Sador, Children of Hรบrin
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"The single biggest problem in com...

"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." - George Bernard Shaw
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