Quotes by abandoned
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French Sociologist 1858-1917
From top to bottom of the ladder, greed is aroused without knowing where to find ultimate foothold. Nothing can calm it, since its goal is far beyond all it can attain. Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
French poet 1871-1945
A poem is never finished, only abandoned.
American former World Cup alpine ski racer 1977-
Anyone who isn't strong is left in a corner, no one asks for their autograph, they are abandoned in the cold shadows. Those who win, however, become icons.Source: Interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, 16 Feb. 2006 
Daniel J. Boorstin
American historian 1914-
As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.
Austrian and Czechoslovak architect 1870-1933
At the beginning of the nineteenth century we abandoned tradition, it's at that point that I intend to renew it because the present is built on the past just as the past was built on the times that went before it.
Russian writer 1890-1960
At the moment of childbirth, every woman has the same aura of isolation, as though she were abandoned, alone.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant. Cold is agreeable, that we may get warm.
American businessman 1946-
Every day I wake up determined to deliver a better life for the people all across America that have been ignored, neglected and abandoned.
British Labour politician
Four years of world war, at a cost in human suffering which our minds are mercifully too limited to imagine, led to the very clear realization that international anarchy must be abandoned if civilization was to survive.
American politician and U.S. Senator 1811-1874
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been ;abandoned.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
If defense is the stronger form of war, yet has a negative object, it follows that it should be used only so long as weakness compels, and be abandoned as soon as we are strong enough to pursue a positive object.Source: On War (1832)
English writer 1904-
If you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask?
Bryce Dallas Howard
American actress and filmmaker 1981-
It was such a paradox for me that the only thing I know how to do is act, but that the first thing I abandoned while writing were the characters.
It's very difficult to determine whether this is the fault of the world that has abandoned the Church, or the Church that does not know how to relate to the world.
American economist 1953-
Many foreclosed homes are neglected or abandoned, as legal proceedings or other factors delay their resale. Deteriorating or vacant properties can, in turn, directly affect the quality of life in a neighborhood, for example, by leading to increases in vandalism or crime.