Quotes: leaving

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  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
  • Emily Brontë
    Emily Brontë
    British writer, poet 1818-1848
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    A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
  • Emily Brontë
    Emily Brontë
    British writer, poet 1818-1848
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    A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o'clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.

    Source: Wuthering Heights (1847)

  • Amelia Barr
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    All changes are more or less tinged with melancholy, for what we are leaving behind is part of ourselves.
  • Harry Browne
    Harry Browne
    American financial adviser and writer 1933-
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    Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There's a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just for leaving things as they are, a price for everything.
  • Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don't even remember leaving open.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind us much debris of cast-off and everyday clothing.
  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
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    I am leaving the town to the invaders: increasingly numerous, mediocre, dirty, badly behaved, shameless tourists.
  • Emma Albani
    Emma Albani
    Canadian opera soprano 1847-1930
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    I had always loved beautiful and artistic things, though before leaving America I had had a very little chance of seeing any.
  • Adam Osborne
    Adam Osborne
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    I take what I see work. I'm a strict believer in the scientific principle of believing nothing, only taking the best evidence available at the present time, interpreting it as best you can, and leaving your mind open to the fact that new evidence will appear tomorrow.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue. If we have enough friends, we may go on for years, intending to leave, talking about leaving - instead of actually getting up and leaving.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving to the citizen as much freedom of action and of being, as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.
  • Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great
    Macedonian king 356BC-323BC
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    It is a lovely thing to live with courage, and to die leaving behind everlasting renown.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
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    No man should desire to be happy who is not at the same time holy. He should spend his efforts in seeking to know and do the will of God, leaving to Christ the matter of how happy he should be.
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