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Relinquish Quotes

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To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

Related topics: Wisdom Spiritual Zen

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.
When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.
You relinquish that position to your children.
- Jessica Lange

Never relinquish the initiative.
- Charles de Gaulle

If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy,
his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort.
He must relinquish it.
- Jean Cocteau

 

Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived
its usefulness possesses you,
and in this materialistic age a great many of us are
possessed by our possessions.
- Peace Pilgrim

In the theater, you go from point A to point Z,
building your performance as the evening progresses.
You have to relinquish that control on a film.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

We must never relinquish the vision of a humane society and a humane world.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

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Before passing different laws for different people,
I'd relinquish myself unto you as your slave.
- Franz Grillparzer

Never relinquish clothing to a hotel valet without
first specifically telling him that you want it back.
- Fran Lebowitz

To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have
to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
- Neil Young

When you relinquish the desire to control your future,
you can have more happiness.
- Nicole Kidman

You'd be surprised how difficult it is relinquish a cell phone.
- Adrien Brody

To ask women to become unnaturally thin is to ask them
to relinquish their sexuality.
- Naomi Wolf

Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment.
Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth,
justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth,
justice, freedom and reason.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

The idea that you surrender your identity when you
relinquish national powers is unhelpful.
No, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case:
if done in an intelligent way,
you attain the sovereignty to better solve national
problems in cooperation with others.
- Ulrich Beck

You know, we do not want the militarization of Haiti.
We do not see a Haitian as a protectorate where it
relinquishes its own sovereignty.
- Danny Glover

No ground gained was ever relinquished.
- Matthew B. Ridgway

Finally, for all of us but a lucky few,
the dream of playing big-time baseball is relinquished
so we can get on with grown-up things.
- John Thorn

Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished
at the cheap price of rhetoric.
- Thomas Sowell

When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force.
When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered.
- Dorothy Thompson

Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
- George Santayana

Most previous immigrants came to the United States to become Americans,
with no intention of returning home.
They relinquished their ties with their homeland.
English was their key to prosperity,
and they worked hard to master it.
- John Shadegg

Relinquishing apparent national sovereignty does not
have to entail a loss of national sovereignty,
but can actually be a benefit.
- Ulrich Beck

As to happiness in this life it is hardly compatible
with that diminished respect which ever attends the relinquishing of labour.
- Anthony Trollope

Be open to the goodness of life -
even in the midst of apparent adversity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Feeling overwhelmed by apparent demands on our time
is like going to a restaurant,
ordering everything on the menu,
and complaining about indigestion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability
to learn from the experience of others,
are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
- Douglas Adams

Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent,
and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high,
so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
- David Rockefeller

Arizona presents no specific reason for excepting capital
defendants from the constitutional protections extended to defendants generally,
and none is readily apparent.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent
failure often proves a blessing.
- Robert E. Lee

Somewhere, everywhere, now hidden, now apparent in
what ever is written down,
is the form of a human being.
If we seek to know him, are we idly occupied?
- Virginia Woolf

Iraq continues to be an immense disaster,
and the President has no apparent plan for getting our troops out.
- Jose Serrano

The need for raising the awareness of this shameful chapter in U.S.
history is more apparent than ever.
- Michael M. Honda

Everything in life is speaking in spite of it's apparent silence.
- Hazrat Inayat Khan

To the extent that tenure supports academic freedom,
I support tenure.
I want no person or system to have any power,
real or apparent, to chill academic freedom.
- James E. Rogers

The naturalists of our own time hold equal faith in the wonders of the sea,
but seek therein rather for the links of nature's chain
than for apparent exceptions.
- Edward Forbes

Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age.
It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies
to reduce this period to a minimum.
- Thomas Szasz

There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance;
its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual.
- Catherine Drinker Bowen

The elements, if arranged according to their atomic weights,
exhibit an apparent periodicity of properties.
- Dmitri Mendeleev

Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion
to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Personality is immediately apparent,
from birth,
and I don't think it really changes.
- Meryl Streep

At a certain age it just became apparent to me that
this was probably the work that I would have to do.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

I'm the heir apparent to the heir presumptive.
- Princess Margaret

What I do now is all my dad's fault,
because he bought me a guitar as a boy,
for no apparent reason.
- Rod Stewart

I was a drama major also so it's cool to cuss for meaning,
but for no apparent reason, no.
- Kel Mitchell

The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios.
But with every advance by our coalition forces,
the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent.
- Dick Cheney

Nevertheless, this one fact should be apparent:
turning the other cheek is a bribe.
It is a valid form of action for only so long as the
Christian is impotent politically or militarily.
- Gary North

As more information becomes available,
and the magnitude of the storm's impact becomes even more apparent,
it becomes clear that this recovery will be lengthy.
- Jo Bonner

There's probably one more story about Bosnia that I'd like to do,
because I spent a fair amount of time on the Serb side of the lines,
which isn't apparent in the other books.
- Joe Sacco

Sure, it is apparent that presidents are looking at polls,
but they are also stepping up on issues.
President Clinton stepped up on tobacco.
He shaped the polls on the tobacco issue.
- Donna Shalala

Mohammed was not an apparent failure.
He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually,
and Islam went from strength to strength to strength.
- Karen Armstrong

Life has always taken place in a tumult without apparent cohesion,
but it only finds its grandeur and its reality in ecstasy and in ecstatic love.
- Georges Bataille

The great advantage to labor arising out of co-operative
effort has been apparent to me for many years.
- Leland Stanford

No longer is there a quest for the truth so much as
there is this apparent need to present both sides of
an issue even if one is nothing but lies and distortions.
- Joe Wilson

I was the only white kid in my neighborhood for most
of my youth even in high school,
so reverse racism was just as apparent as racism.
- Shia LaBeouf

The defense of our democracy against the forces that
threaten it from without has made some of its failures
to function at home glaringly apparent.
- Wendell Willkie

Mine was an apparent forward movement whereas Burley's
was a continuous serpentine movement.
- Archie Moore

There are many of these apparent philosophical paradoxes
or contradictions which don't concern me anymore.
- Evan Parker

As the existence of a corps of professors of mathematics is peculiar to our navy,
as well as an apparent, perhaps a real,
anomaly, some account of it may be of interest.
- Simon Newcomb

French and German illustrate the misleading character
of apparent grammatical simplicity just as well.
- Edward Sapir

My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to
extrapolate into the future,
I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious
exit strategy is not apparent to me.
- Juan Cole

Modernity, the child of the Enlightenment,
failed when it became apparent that the good society
cannot be achieved by unaided reason.
- Robert Bork

The more one listens to ordinary conversations the
more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties
of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

In my photographs it is apparent that there was no
posing at the moment I released the shutter.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Learning, while at school, that the charge for the
education of girls was the same as that for boys,
and that, when they became teachers,
women received only half as much as men for their services,
the injustice of this distinction was so apparent.
- Lucretia Mott

That a great battle must soon be fought no one could doubt;
but,
in the apparent and perhaps real absence of plan on the part of Lee,
it was impossible to foretell the precise scene of the encounter.
- Edward Everett

We had not seen any natives for many days,
but a few passed the camp on the opposite side of the
river on the evening of the 25th.
They would not, however, come to us;
but fled into the interior in great apparent alarm.
- Charles Sturt

The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that
they're liable to come to pass,
and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see.
We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven,
if only because it can't be realized.
- Malcolm Muggeridge

Dante himself is open to the suspicion of partiality:
it is said,
not without apparent ground, that he puts into hell
all the enemies of the political cause,
which, in his eyes, was that of Italy and God.
- Goldwin Smith

Every great work, every big accomplishment,
has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision,
and often just before the big achievement,
comes apparent failure and discouragement.
- Florence Scovel Shinn

I have always been pushed by the negative.
The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my
typewriter that very night,
before the reviews are out.
I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success.
- Tennessee Williams


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