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Cling Quotes

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We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

Related topics: Wisdom

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence,
but we cling desperately to our chains.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

Stand by your man.
Give him two arms to cling to and something warm to come to.
- Tammy Wynette

 

Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval,
a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling
to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future.
- Louise J. Kaplan

Men never cling to their dreams with such tenacity
as at the moment when they are losing faith in them,
and know it, but do not dare yet to confess it to themselves.
- William Graham Sumner

Some men tend to cling to old intellectual excitements,
just as some belles, when they are old ladies,
still cling to the fashions and coiffures of their exciting youth.
- Jane Jacobs

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Why does everyone cling to the masculine imagery and
pronouns even though they are a mere linguistic device
that has never meant that God is male?
- Carol P. Christ

It is women who love horror.
Gloat over it.
Feed on it.
Are nourished by it.
Shudder and cling and cry out-and come back for more.
- Bela Lugosi

We are doomed to cling to a life even while we find it unendurable.
- William James

We cling nervously to the melody, but we don't handle it freely,
we don't really make anything new out of it,
we merely overload it.
- Johannes Brahms

But the nuclear powers still cling tenaciously to their weapons.
- Joseph Rotblat

After so many changes, I realized I'd better cling
to my own family and to what I've got right here.
- Suzy Bogguss

Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys,
so does ancient sin cling to the low places,
the depressions in the world consciousness.
- Dewitt Bodeen

Don't cling to fame.
You're just borrowing it.
It's like money.
You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.
- Sonny Bono

Children who cling to parents or who don't want to
leave home are stunted in their emotional,
psychological growth.
- Dirk Benedict

The fact to which we have got to cling,
as to a lifebelt, is that it is possible to be a normal
decent person and yet be fully alive.
- Allen Ginsberg

I cling to the fantasy that I could have done something more creative.
Like actually writing a script, or writing a book.
But the awful truth is that I...
probably can't!
- Hugh Grant

One of the biggest mistakes a photographer can make
is to look at the real world and cling to the vain
hope that next time his film will somehow bear a closer resemblance to it.
- Galen Rowell

I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their
hates so stubbornly is because they sense,
once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
- James A. Baldwin

Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm:
it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which
we must cling as to a treasure,
and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words,
or in exact and priggish argument.
- George Sand

Not wishing to be disturbed over moral issues of the political economy,
Americans cling to the notion that the government is
a sort of automatic machine,
regulated by the balancing of competing interests.
- C. Wright Mills

If we cling to the institution of Islam,
then we tend to defend it against whatever we see as a danger to it,
so because of this we see now that many people are defending states,
defending territories, defending everything institutional
in the belief that they defend Islam.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

In this kind of situation, we tend to cling to his convictions,
we believe that, by magic, we are going to recover.
Then we agree to drive less good cars and we are fatally more exposed.
It is what finally happened to me with Ensign.
- Jacky Ickx

It was either Voltaire or Charlie Sheen who said,
'We are born alone.
We live alone.
We die alone.
And anything in between that can give us the illusion that we're not,
we cling to.'
- Gabriel Byrne

It's not surprising, then, they get bitter,
they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people
who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or
anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.
- Barack Obama

The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching
for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life.
For this task, it has a rudimentary nervous system.
When it finds its spot and takes root,
it doesn't need its brain anymore so it eats it!
- Daniel Dennett

Welcome, wild harbinger of spring!
To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling,
Round thoughts which owe their birth,
To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot.
- Bernard Barton

This means that the mind or spirit is present anywhere,
because it is nowhere attached to any particular place.
And it can remain present because, even when related to this or that object,
it does not cling to it by reflection and thus lose its original mobility.
- Eugen Herrigel

Well, what I try to do is throw as much mud on the
wall as I possibly can and just see what sticks,
what shines as quirky or more interesting that the others,
and I try to cling onto that one, somehow join a link from there to there.
- Guy Ritchie

My mother said I was a clingy kid until I was about four.
I also remember that from the age of eight she and
I fought almost every day.
- Amy Tan

A poet clings to his own tradition and avoids internationalism.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Words contract a significance which clings to them
long after the condition of things to which they owe it has passed away.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

The prisoner is not the one who has commited a crime,
but the one who clings to his crime and lives it over and over.
- Henry Miller

In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion,
and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe,
becomes a person who has no faith at all.
- Alan Watts

Government must be a transparent garment which tightly
clings to the people's body.
- Georg Buchner

Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope,
even the ruins to which it clings.
- Gustave Flaubert

Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Conservatism clings to what has been established,
fearing that, once we begin to question the beliefs that we have inherited,
all the values of life will be destroyed.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till
they are brushed off entirely,
they would spin for ever on their axis,
advancing nowhere.
- Thomas Carlyle

Whatever your heart clings to and confides in,
that is really your God.
- Martin Luther

An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment:
great vices are made greater,
great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting,
softer legends more soft.
- Walter Bagehot

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

I believe all religions are becoming obsolete,
clinging to ancient concepts.
- John Templeton

People, chained by monotony, afraid to think,
clinging to certainties...
they live like ants.
- Bela Lugosi

Faith is the virtue by which, clinging-to the faithfulness of God,
we lean upon him, so that we may obtain what he gives to us.
- William Ames

There are still things I want to do but they're not necessary for me to do.
I'm not clinging to anything that I can't open my hands and let go.
- Morris West

Blaming mother is just a negative way of clinging to her still.
- Nancy Friday

Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern,
like bad wallpaper.
- P. J. O'Rourke

And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief,
of holding on.
- Alan Watts

Excuse me if I'm clinging on to life,
but my parents wove me from tight thread.
- Jeanne Calment

Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
- Michel de Montaigne

Some people get into this business and they're so afraid to lose anything.
They try to protect their position like clinging to a beachhead.
These actors end up making really safe choices.
I never wanted to go that route.
If I go down, I'm going down swinging.
- Matt Damon

The art of living does not consist in preserving and
clinging to a particular mode of happiness,
but in allowing happiness to change its form without
being disappointed by the change;
happiness,
like a child, must be allowed to grow up.
- Charles Morgan

The best that we can do is to be kindly and helpful
toward our friends and fellow passengers who are clinging
to the same speck of dirt while we are drifting side
by side to our common doom.
- Clarence Darrow

We expected to have a good time with Clive Davis 'cause I've always liked him,
his shows.
I've sort of followed his career a bit 'cause he had
a lot of that on PBS over here.
- Maurice Gibb

It is only when they go wrong that machines remind
you how powerful they are.
- Clive James

Parenthood and family come first for me,
and when I'm not working I'm cool with the Teletubbies.
- Clive Owen

Between Clive Owen winning at the Golden Globes and
the British Academy announcing its nominations,
of which Sideways received only one,
I'm feeling pretty humbled these days.
- Thomas Haden Church

Even in moments of tranquility, Murray Walker sounds
like a man whose trousers are on fire.
- Clive James

Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class.
- Clive Bell

You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner,
but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.
- Clive Anderson

Be regular and orderly in your life,
that you may be violent and original in your work.
- Clive Barker

One of the few things in dance to match the Royal Ballet's
curtain calls is the Royal Ballet's dancing.
- Clive Barnes

Fiction is life with the dull bits left out.
- Clive James

We have no other means of recognising a work of art than our feeling for it.
- Clive Bell

There must be some one quality without which a work of art cannot exist;
possessing which,
in the least degree, no work is altogether worthless.
- Clive Bell

Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.
- Clive Bell

It would follow that 'significant form' was form behind
which we catch a sense of ultimate reality.
- Clive Bell

I'm not the kind of actor who goes into exhaustive research for each role.
- Clive Owen


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