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  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Be wary of insisting that you know better than God about when a prayer request should be granted. God's delays are not necessarily denials. He always has reasons for his 'not yets.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Pietro Aretino
    Pietro Aretino
    Italian author, playwright, poet, satirist
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    I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    ''Revolution'' today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull.
  • Elizabeth Bowen
    Elizabeth Bowen
    Anglo-Irish Novelist 1899-1973
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    All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Before bringing a request to the Lord, it's a good idea to ask: If God granted this request, would it bring glory to him? Would it advance his kingdom? Would it help people? Would it help me to grow spiritually?
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Beck
    Beck
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1970-
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    Being able to take musical ideas through every iteration is attractive to me. Granted, not everyone's going to want to listen to that, but it should exist.
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers
    Dr. Joyce Brothers
    American psychologist, Television and Radio Personality 1927-
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    Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.
  • Derek Walcott
    Derek Walcott
    Saint Lucian poet and playwright, winner Nobel Prize in Literature 1930-2017
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    Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
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    But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
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    Christianity takes for granted the absence of any self-help and offers a power which is nothing less than the power of God.
  • Ryszard Kapuscinski
    Ryszard Kapuscinski
    Pools journalist 1932-
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    Do not be misled by the fact that you are at liberty and relatively free; that for the moment you are not under lock and key: you have simply been granted a reprieve.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
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    Even the smallest victory is never to be taken for granted. Each victory must be applauded.
    Source: A Burst of Light: and Other Essays (2017) 115
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Every gain made by individuals or society is almost instantly taken for granted.
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