Quotes by granted

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  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold Bennett
    British novelist 1867-1931
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    To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    Today, many people take for granted the notion that people whose lives are going to be very heavily affected by public policies should have a say in how they are formulated and carried out.
  • Antoinette Brown Blackwell
    Antoinette Brown Blackwell
    American Protestant minister 1825-1921
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    We fully believed, so soon as we saw that woman's suffrage was right, every one would soon see the same thing, and that in a year or two, at farthest, it would be granted.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
    Aesop
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    We would often be sorry if our wishes were granted.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    When granted many years of life, growing old in age is natural, but growing old with grace is a choice. Growing older with grace is possible for all who will set their hearts and minds on the Giver of grace, the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Wherever I find a great deal of gratitude in a poor man, I take it for granted there would be as much generosity if he were a rich man.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her - when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
    Abraham J. Heschel
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    Wonder, or radical amazement, is a way of going beyond what is given in thing and thought, refusing to take anything for granted, to regard anything as final. It is our honest response to the grandeur and mystery of reality our confrontation with that which transcends the given.
    Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
  • Kevin Costner
    Kevin Costner
    American actor, film director, and producer 1955-
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    You have to decide if you're going to wilt like a daisy or if you're just going to go forward and live the life that you've been granted.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    Your letter of excuses has arrived. I receive the letter but do not admit the excuses except in courtesy, as when a man treads on your toes and begs your pardon - the pardon is granted, but the joint aches, especially if there is a corn upon it.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
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    As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
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    Day by day we should weigh what we have granted to the spirit of the world against what we have denied to the spirit of Jesus, in thought and especially in deed.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
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    You must always be puzzled by mental illness. The thing I would dread most, if I became mentally ill, would be your adopting a common sense attitude; that you could take it for granted that I was deluded.
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