Quotes by belonging

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  • Dick Gregory
    Dick Gregory
    African-American comedian, civil rights activist, social critic, writer and entrepreneur 1932-2017
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    Civil Rights: What black folks are given in the U.S. on the installment plan, as in civil-rights bills. Not to be confused with human rights, which are the dignity, stature, humanity, respect, and freedom belonging to all people by right of their birth.
  • Brene Brown
    Brene Brown
    American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
    Brene Brown
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    A deep sense of love and belonging is an irreducible need of all people. We are biologically, cognitively, physically, and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we don't function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt others. We get sick.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
    French fashion editor 1954-
    Carine Roitfeld
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    Fashion has a political role insofar as following it can give you the impression to belonging to a certain social group or a private club.
  • Alexander Theroux
    Alexander Theroux
    American novelist and poet
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    Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
    Robert Collier
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    See the things you want as already yours. Think of them as yours, as belonging to you, as already in your possession.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Several years before birth, advertise for a couple of parents belonging to long-lived families.
  • Brendan Behan
    Brendan Behan
    Irish poet, short story writer, novelist and playwright 1923-1964
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    So many belonging to me lay buried in Kilbarrack, the healthiest graveyard in Ireland, they said, because it was so near the sea.
    Source: Borstal Boy pt. 3 (1958)
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    Stories in families are colossally important. Every family has stories: some funny, some proud, some embarrassing, some shameful. Knowing them is proof of belonging to the family.
  • Anthony Minghella
    Anthony Minghella
    British film director, playwright and screenwriter 1954-2008
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    The feeling of not belonging, of not being entirely worthy, of being sometimes hostage to your own sensibilities. Those things speak to me very personally.
  • David Hume
    David Hume
    Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
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    The identity that we ascribe to things is only a fictitious one, established by the mind, not a peculiar nature belonging to what we’re talking about.
    Source: A Treatise of Human Nature
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    The power confided in me will be used to hold, occupy and possess the property and places belonging to the government, and to collect the duties and imposts.
  • Brene Brown
    Brene Brown
    American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
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    The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you're enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect.
  • Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Swedish songwriter, producer, member of ABBA 1945-
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
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    There are days when I walk through the center of Stockholm when I get this sudden feeling of happiness - a sense of belonging and at the same time gratitude that I'm so privileged that I can live my life in my city.
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    American actress 1926-1962
    Marilyn Monroe
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    Unfortunately, I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
  • Aldo Leopold
    Aldo Leopold
    American author, philosopher, naturalist and conservationist, 1887-1948
    Aldo Leopold
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    We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.
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