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Fasting Quotes

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I am not naturally that thin, so I had to go through
everything from using drugs to diet pills to laxatives to fasting.
Those were my main ways of controlling my weight.
- Carre Otis

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It's clearly more important to treat one's fellow man
well than to be always praying and fasting and touching
one's head to a prayer mat.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Down on your knees, and thank heaven,
fasting, for a good man's love.
- Euripides

A fast is not a hunger strike.
Fasting submits to God's commands.
A hunger strike makes God submit to our demands.
- Edwin Louis Cole

 

If you study the Talmud you please God even more than
you do by praying or fasting.
- Abraham Cahan

If a man has nothing to eat, fasting is the most intelligent thing he can do.
- Hermann Hesse

The candidate was required to prepare himself by confession,
fasting, and passing the night in prayer.
- Horatio Alger

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Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so,
and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society,
and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.
- Nat Turner

For the standard of Christian life was to be strained to a higher pitch;
more fasting was required,
and more careful separation from the manners and enjoyments of the world;
celibacy and martyrdom had great value set upon them,
and second marriages were prohibited.
- Robert Rainy

Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of
combating the forces of evil...
prayer, fasting, good works and so on.
Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about
the double-barrel shotgun.
Eat leaden death, demon.
- Terry Prachett

After a sound drubbing followed by half a day's fasting,
I felt more like laughing than like crying;
and,
in half a while, all was forgotten and my wickedness
began afresh and worse than ever.
- Stijn Streuvels

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die,
life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
- Langston Hughes

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

There is no evil and there are
no evil forces in the world.
There are only people of awareness,
and there are people who are fast asleep -
and sleep has no force.
The whole energy is in the hands of the awakened people.
And one awakened person can awaken the whole world.
One lighted candle can make millions of candles lighted
without losing it's light.
- Osho

You can't move so fast that you try to change
the mores faster than people can accept it.
That doesn't mean you do nothing,
but it means that you do the things that
need to be done according to priority.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Walking is the best possible exercise.
Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
- Thomas Jefferson

I never saw a discontented tree.
They grip the ground as though they liked it,
and though fast rooted, they travel about as far as we do.
- John Muir

Give the right man two fishes and some bread,
and he will feed the world;
give the wrong man two fishes and some bread
and he will invent the fast-food fish sandwich.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No poem is easily grasped; so why should any reader expect fast results?
- John Barton

The world is changing very fast.
Big will not beat small anymore.
It will be the fast beating the slow.
- Rupert Murdoch

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

The trees in Siberia are miles apart,
that is why the dogs are so fast.
- Bob Hope

Fast cars are my only vice.
- Michael Bay

God made me fast.
And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
- Eric Liddell

I admit to wasting my life messing around with fast cars and motorcycles.
- Brock Yates

History is a relentless master.
It has no present, only the past rushing into the future.
To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.
- John F. Kennedy

Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend
toward processed food and fast food.
- Andrew Weil

It's hardware that makes a machine fast.
It's software that makes a fast machine slow.
- Craig Bruce

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.
- Alan Ladd

My idea of fast food is a mallard.
- Ted Nugent

I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars.
The rest I just squandered.
- George Best

I love fast cars...
and to go too fast in them.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

You can't be fat and fast, too; so lift,
run, diet and work.
- Hank Stram

So many people try to grow up too fast,
and it's not fun!
You should stay a kid as long as possible!
- Vanessa Hudgens

A society that does not correctly interpret and appreciate
its past cannot understand its present fortunes and
adversities and can be caught unawares in a fast changing world.
- Ibrahim Babangida

I refuse to go into a fast-food outlet -
to use the toilet even -
in case anyone got the wrong idea and thought I was
sneaking in a quick burger.
- Jonny Wilkinson

If you can be funny, it means you're intelligent.
Your brain is working fast.
- Amber Valletta

The United States has to move very fast to even stand still.
- John F. Kennedy

The big and the fast beat the small and the fast.
If you check out the NBA today, they're big and fast.
- Rick Wagoner

Plus, teaching brings home to you very fast that you actually know nothing.
I didn't realize that before.
- Hugh Grant

In America everyone's fast.
- Scott Dixon

I think movies are a director's medium in the end.
Theater is the actor's medium.
Theater is fast, and enjoyable, and truly rewarding.
I believe in great live performance.
- Sam Mendes

Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is
a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
- Langston Hughes

When I go to Rome, I fast on Saturday,
but in Milan I do not.
Do you also follow the custom of whatever church you attend,
if you do not want to give or receive scandal.
- Saint Ambrose

You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite,
but if you touch a venomous snake it'll turn around
and bite you and kill you so fast it's not even funny.
- Steve Irwin

I don't know why I run so fast.
I just run.
- Wilma Rudolph

If your goal is anything but profitability -
if it's to be big,
or to grow fast, or to become a technology leader -
you'll hit problems.
- Michael Porter

Nicaragua is fast becoming a terrorist country club.
- Edwin Meese

I have a problem with too much money.
I can't reinvest it fast enough, and because I reinvest it,
more money comes in.
Yes, the rich do get richer.
- Robert Kiyosaki

Man is flying too fast for a world that is round.
Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear end collision.
- James Thurber

It is never right to play ragtime fast.
- Scott Joplin

What is amazing for a woman of my age is that I change
as the world is changing-and changing very,
very fast.
I don't think my mother had that opportunity to change.
- Jeanne Moreau

I don't care how big and fast computers are,
they're not as big and fast as the world.
- Herbert Simon

When I was young, I was too slow.
I thought I must learn to run fast by practicing to run fast,
so I ran 100 meters fast 20 times.
Then I came back, slow, slow, slow.
- Emil Zatopek

I was what? - twelve years old - and I was thrown in
the cells with these people,
so I learned fast.
- Gregory Corso

I urge you to hold fast to your standards.
I plead with you not to waver.
- Thomas S. Monson

That's why I like fast film.
It gives you more freedom to light more naturally.
- Conrad Hall

All I've done is run fast.
I don't see why people should make much fuss about that.
- Fanny Blankers-Koen

Beauty is only skin deep.
If you go after someone just because she's beautiful
but don't have anything to talk about,
it's going to get boring fast.
You want to look beyond the surface and see if you
can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person.
- Amanda Peet

I'm very fast on teaching guys.
Like, when I came over here, I only had two rehearsals with the band.
I wondered when I first got here...
but it sure came up great.
- Ike Turner

Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.
- John Derek

Mike Tyson would have been a good sparring partner
for me and Muhammad Ali because Tyson was a fast fighter
and he could punch and throw good combinations.
- Larry Holmes

Higher education is not growing fast enough to meet the needs of Nevada.
- James E. Rogers

No more distressing moment can ever face a British
government than that which requires it to come to a hard,
fast and specific decision.
- Barbara Tuchman

It came so soon and so fast.
It's just overwhelming.
Every time I think about it, I just can't believe it.
- Gabriela Sabatini

In art there are only fast or slow developments.
Essentially it is a matter of evolution,
not revolution.
- Bela Bartok

Drive slow and enjoy the scenery - drive fast and join the scenery.
- Douglas Horton

Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my
belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.
- Andrei Sakharov


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