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Witness Quotes

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Life without a friend is like death without a witness.
- Spanish proverb

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

Just one quality of the Buddha has to be remembered.
He consists only of one quality: witnessing.
This small word witnessing contains the whole of spirituality.
Witness that you are not the body.
Witness that you are not the mind.
Witness that you are only a witness.
As the witnessing deepens,
you start becoming drunk with the divine.
That is what is called ecstasy.
- Osho

A vow is a purely religious act
which cannot be taken in a fit of passion.
It can be taken only with a mind purified
and composed and with God as witness.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We daily witness the beneficial effect produced to
the community by the institution of premiums,
held out to encourage the inventions of ingenious mechanics.
- Joseph Lancaster

 

I call God to witness that as a private person I have
done nothing unbeseeming an honest man,
nor, as I bear the place of a public man,
have I done anything unworthy of my place.
- Francis Walsingham

Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering.
Swearing on the other hand, is invoking,
only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make.
- John Ruskin

I was not inside the bank.
But I am still not the only witness.
- Patty Hearst

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Good art however "immoral" is wholly a thing of virtue.
Good art can NOT be immoral.
By good art I mean art that bears true witness,
I mean the art that is most precise.
- Ezra Pound

Please call your second witness, and then call your mother,
she worries.
- Colin Mochrie

His voice leads us not into timid discipleship but into bold witness.
- Charles Stanley

You know I took an oath to tell the truth when I took the witness stand.
- Mary Harris Jones

Billing and cooing to me is worse to witness an execution.
- William Hamilton Maxwell

Peter Ustinov was the first really positive influence in my career.
He was real and he bore witness to it.
The things he said to you, he lived them.
- Terence Stamp

When you deal with your brother, be pleasant,
but get a witness.
- Hesiod

It's nice to witness these discoveries at first hand.
- Michael Aspel

There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful
as conscience which dwells within us.
- Sophocles

Life is so fast these days, and we're exposed to so much information.
Television makes us a witness to such misery.
- Gates McFadden

One of the privileges of the great is to witness catastrophes from a terrace.
- Jean Giraudoux

There are times not to flirt.
When you're sick.
When you're with children.
When you're on the witness stand.
- Joyce Jillson

None of us is guaranteed against failure or corruption of any kind;
witness what's going on in the world in this moment,
the follies of human nature and the failures of human nature.
- Morris West

I want to thank you for taking time out of your day
to come and witness my hanging.
- George W. Bush

I was sent there by the Free Congress Committee,
headed by Paul Weyrich.
Fred Smith and I were sent down as observers,
with reporters' credentials, so we could witness the events.
- Dixie Lee Ray

It makes me so desperately sad to witness just how
unforgivably wretched our world has become.
- Ralph Steadman

A multi-purpose stadium is an absolute must in order
to invigorate our downtown and,
simultaneously, let the rest of the country witness
that we can get things done.
- Alan Autry

If we are lucky, and George W. Bush is right, we are
about to witness the War of the Happy Iraqis.
- Howard Fineman

These are hallowed moments, when every American has
reason to express his gratitude to Almighty God that
it has been our good fortune to witness the light of this auspicious morn.
- Nelson A. Miles

The artist's job is to be a witness to his time in history.
- Robert Rauschenberg

A man is not primarily a witness against something.
That is only incidental to the fact that he is a witness for something.
- Whittaker Chambers

God as my witness, may He strike me down if this allegation is true.
- Paul Crouch

Jim Bakker came along.
He said, Jessica Hahn, listen.
You're a virgin.
As God as my witness.
He said, We need a girl that we can trust.
- Jessica Hahn

Whenever we witness art in a building,
we are aware of an energy contained by it.
- Arthur Erickson

My father is a Jehovah's Witness, and he raised us
under a very strict hand.
- Damon Wayans

For God is my witness that I neither preached,
affirmed, nor defended them, though they say that I did.
- Jan Hus

In so many and such important ways, then,
do the planets bear witness to the earth's mobility.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

Testimony should be a philosophical problem and not
limited to legal or historical contexts where it refers
to the account of a witness who reports what he has seen.
- Paul Ricoeur

I have made my living bearing witness to some of the
most horrific events of the end of our century,
at the end of the 20th century.
- Christiane Amanpour

Well, you know, one lawyer says I'm the only witness and I'm not credible.
Another lawyer says this witness - there's tons of
evidence that's been available for years.
- Patty Hearst

Answerest thou nothing? Behold how many things they witness against thee.
- Pontius Pilate

Hearest thou not how many things they witness against thee?
- Pontius Pilate

If we don't bear witness as citizens,
as people, as individuals, the right that we have had to life is sacrificed.
There is a silence, instead of a speaking presence.
- Jane Rule

That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits
of God will be a lasting witness against them and the
same will it be against Christians.
- William Blake

And these things are pretty much foundational:
thou shall not kill,
steal, bear false witness.
All these things are embedded into the laws we enjoy in our nation.
- Pat Robertson

Art is that which comes to a man, and stands between
himself and an implacable witness:
the work.
- Eduardo Chillida

Most conversations are simply monologues delivered
in the presence of a witness.
- Margaret Millar

That last winter was a tragic story and I got no personal
honour out of it but I was a witness to it.
- Laurie Lee

And here in Los Angeles, once again,
I'm going to go down and be a witness.
There's a guilty plea.
I don't mind being on the witness stand,
but I think they mind it a lot.
- Patty Hearst

The United Nations cannot stand by and witness the
destruction of the people of West Papua.
- Bernard Dowiyogo

There must be room for the imagination to exercise its powers;
we must conceive and apprehend a thousand things which
we do not actually witness.
- William Godwin

Great comforts do, indeed, bear witness to the truth of thy grace,
but not to the degree of it; the weak child is oftener
in the lap than the strong one.
- William Gurnall

When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself,
though there is no witness.
- Ausonius

I was brought up in the War.
I was an adolescent in the Second World War.
And I did witness in London a great deal of the Blitz.
- Harold Pinter

I wonder: when a Jehovah's Witness dies and goes to Heaven,
does God hide behind the door and pretend He's not home?
- Brian Celio

Every artist seems to me to have the job of bearing
witness to the world we live in.
To some extent I think of all of us as artists,
because we have voices and we are each of us unique.
- Jane Rule

I was proud to witness American Jewish organizations
found the Save Darfur Coalition in June 2004 to mobilize
a coordinated interfaith response to the ongoing humanitarian disaster.
- Jan Schakowsky

Sometimes I see myself fine, sometimes I need a witness.
And I like the whole truth, but there are nights I only need forgiveness.
- Dar Williams

As God as my witness, they said, We're above the law.
There's nothing you can do to us.
You're just a church secretary.
- Jessica Hahn

My witness is the empty sky.
- Jack Kerouac

When you're the spokeswoman for a weight-loss program,
everything is witnessed.
I weigh in once a week with a witness.
I have to sign an affidavit saying I cannot have any surgeries.
- Kirstie Alley

The body is an instrument, the mind its function,
the witness and reward of its operation.
- George Santayana

Journalism allows its readers to witness history;
fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.
- John Hersey

It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives
people not only to compete but to improve,
and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to
the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to
witness the athletic dedication.
- Herb Elliott

We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy,
have never stopped being a nation of laws,
not of men.
But witness how men with motives and a majority can
manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends.
- Robert Byrd

It felt like being in the center of the world,
and I felt like I was a witness to history and I knew
that the whole world was watching on television.
So, I could feel the collective consciousness of the
world focused on this little strip of land called Seattle.
- Krist Novoselic

I'm an expert witness in a case that's in appeal about
a guy who allegedly misappropriated source code from a major,
major company - he actually worked there and then apparently
they found it on his laptop later.
- Kevin Mitnick

For my own part, I had rather suffer any inconvenience
from having to work occasionally in chambers and kitchen...
than witness the subservience in which the menial class is held in Europe.
- Harriet Martineau

There comes a day when you've become comfortable in your skin.
But God as my witness, I am going to try to do everything
I can to keep this ass together for as long as I possibly can -
without going against nature.
- Zoe Saldana

It's rather naive, apart from being ethically objectionable,
to assume that our investigators travel around the
country with bags of money trying to bribe witnesses
to lie on the witness stand.
We just don't operate that way.
- Jim Garrison

I bear solemn witness to the fact that NATO heads of
state and of government meet only to go through the
tedious motions of reading speeches,
drafted by others, with the principal objective of not rocking the boat.
- Pierre Trudeau

Business underlies everything in our national life,
including our spiritual life.
Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer,
the first petition is for daily bread.
No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
- Woodrow Wilson

We now witness the constructive work on a foundation
that will endure through the ages.
That foundation is the god of science -
revealed to us in terms that will harmonize with our intelligence.
- John Fiske

We got off the Clash of the Titans tour and I said
that my wife and I were working on having a baby and
sure enough we found out that she was pregnant.
So I told them nine months in advance that I wasn't
going to tour in September so I could witness the birth of my first son.
- Dave Lombardo


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