Clinging To The Past Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 44 Quotes About Clinging To The Past

#1. A man must have something to cling to. Without that he is as a pea vine sprawling in search of a trellis ... I was all asprawl, clinging to Beauty, which is a very restless trellis. - Author: E.B. White
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#2. Until we stop clinging to the concept of good and evil, the world will continue to manifest as friendly goddesses and harmful demons. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#3. He kissed me like we'd been lovers in hundreds of lifetimes before this one, like he wouldn't rest until he found me in a hundred more lifetimes in the future. He kissed me like I was everything he needed, and I was clinging to the hope that I was. - Author: Nicole Williams
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#4. Without competition we would be clinging to the clumsy antiquated processes of farming and manufacture and the methods of business of long ago, and the twentieth would be no further advanced than the eighteenth century. - Author: William McKinley
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#5. As in all of biology, comparative studies showing differences among species are often helpful for a better understanding of the basic mechanisms; with all its advantages, there is a danger of clinging exclusively to one model organism. - Author: John Tyler Bonner
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#6. Desire is a teacher: When we immerse ourselves in it without guilt, shame, or clinging, it can show us something special about our own minds that allows us to embrace life fully. - Author: Mark Epstein
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#7. Clinging uncritically to traditional ideas and beliefs often serves to obscure or deny real facts of our life history. - Author: Alice Miller
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#8. If life were a sea adventure, I knew: I wouldn't be sailor, pirate, or cabin boy but more likely a barnacle clinging to the side of the boat. - Author: Sara Levine
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#9. Sam, clinging to Frodo's arm, collapsed on a step in the black darkness. 'Poor old Bill!' he said in a choking voice. 'Poor old Bill! Wolves and snakes! But the snakes were too much for him. I had to choose, Mr. Frodo. I had to come with you. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#10. Because I sensed in him the magic of a poet, a storyteller who can bind you with tales of things that had never been and could never be. And I felt myself so bound. Pulled under. At a loss for breath in his presence, just as I once was in a river, clinging to life. - Author: Stephanie Dray
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#11. Cling to the One who clings to nothing;
And so clinging, cease to cling. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#12. A long hallway, hung profusely with dark, water-stained sporting prints, served as a lobby, in which centuries of sacrificed kippers had left the smell of their smoky souls clinging to the wallpaper. Only the patch of sunshine visible through the open front door relieved the gloom - Author: Alan Bradley
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#13. Through the mad mystic hammering of the wild ripping hail the sky cracked its poems in naked wonder, that the clinging of the church bells blew far into the breeze, leaving only bells of lightning and its thunder - Author: Bob Dylan
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#14. Oh Jesus, thank You. It's only through You that I can fathom such grace. To be redeemed to You through a mercy I can't even begin to understand. But I believe in You. I trust in You. And I'm clinging to Your promises as if they truly are life rafts in a dark and stormy sea. - Author: Diane Moody
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#15. Remember: no attachment should grow, no clinging should grow. They are all against your independence, your freedom, your individuality. - Author: Rajneesh
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#16. In fact, the mothers of all her girl friends impressed on their daughters the necessity of being helpless, clinging, doe-eyed creatures. Really, it took a
lot of sense to cultivate and hold such a pose. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#17. Clinging to the past is the problem. Embracing change is the answer. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#18. Being clingy may work for puppies, but not for you. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#19. We postpone the finality of heartbreak by clinging to hope. Though this might be acceptable during early or transitional stages of grief, ultimately it is no way to live. We need both hands free to embrace life and accept love, and that's impossible if one hand has a death grip on the past. - Author: Kristin Armstrong
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#20. The past is not clinging to you; YOU are clinging to the past. Once you are not clinging, the past simply EVAPORATES! - Author: Rajneesh
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#21. He said that in an case the past was little more than a dream and its force in the world was greatly exaggerated. for the world was made each day and it was only men's clinging to its vanished husks that could make of that world one husk more - Author: Cormac McCarthy
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#22. The art of living ... is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive. - Author: Alan W. Watts
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#23. Now this, monks, is the noble truth of suffering: birth is suffering, aging is suffering, illness is suffering, death is suffering; union with what is displeasing is suffering; seperation from what is pleasing is suffering ... in brief, the five aggregates subject to clinging are suffering. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#24. You give up not meditating. It's called meditation action. There's no way out of it. Meditation means to be constantly extricating yourself from the clinging of mind. - Author: Ram Dass
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#25. There I was, clinging to the scraps of happiness that I could finally feel again: coffee and books and an afternoon with my best friend. What right did I have, when he was gone? - Author: Emery Lord
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#26. Margaretha suddenly plastered herself against his chest, burying her face in his shoulder and clinging to him with one hand, while she held the torch in her other hand away from them. He wrapped his arm around her, to protect her. - Author: Melanie Dickerson
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#27. Religionists are clinging to little, positive, verbal, formal versions of the moral law ... while the laws of the Law, the great circling truths whose only adequate symbol is the material laws, the astronomy etc. are all unobserved, and sneered at when spoken of. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#28. Ideal love is fostered only between two sincere, mature and independent people. Real love is not two people clinging to each other; it can only be fostered between two strong people secure in their individuality. - Author: Daisaku Ikeda
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#29. clinging to modesty in the age of the Others is like sacrificing a goat to make it rain. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#30. Once a man worries, he clings to anything out of desperation; and once he clings he is bound to get exhausted or to exhaust whomever or whatever he is clinging to. A warrior-hunter, on the other hand, knows he will lure game into his traps over and over again, so he doesn't worry. - Author: Carlos Castaneda
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#31. The truth is we never stop being children, terrible children covered in sores and knotty veins and tumors and age spots, but ultimately children, in other words we never stop clinging to life because we are life. - Author: Roberto Bolano
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#32. What is the biggest tragedy you wouldn't be conscious of? Letting life pass you by. Living like a starfish, clinging to your one unchanging colorless rock. - Author: Julia Glass
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#33. All things are transitory. All things must pass. Attachments whether to material possessions, to people, to places to name, are futile. Despite your clinging, these things will fade away. - Author: Hari Kunzru
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#34. The battle against the dark one and the clinging to the right one is what my life is about. - Author: Johnny Cash
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#35. Elizabeth studied the blurry tabloid photo, which showed her cousin Mary Stuart leaving a Paris disco at dawn, drunkenly clinging to the arm of a French tennis pro. The message was very clear. Put passion first and you end up neither loved nor respected. - Author: Barbara Taylor Bradford
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#36. He was going to miss everything. But he guessed that was how everybody always felt. Everyone was losing things, leaving things behind, clinging to old memories as they rushed into the future. Everyone was a passenger on a runaway train. - Author: Philip Reeve
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#37. Young men seemed to collect by her side, ready with drinks and conversation. She tanned quickly and easily, her delicate limbs oiled and gleaming. In the evening, she made the most of her new tan in low-cut clinging evening dresses in white or black. - Author: Kathleen Tessaro
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#38. Clinging to any form of conservatism can be dangerous. Become too conservative and you are unprepared for surprises. You cannot depend on luck. Logic is blind and often knows only its own past. Logic is good for playing chess but is often too slow for the needs of survival. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#39. What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood? - Author: Buddha
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#40. That was how she felt. Like a petal clinging to its stem, hopeful of staying, fearful of being cast away. - Author: Amanda Tero
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#41. We live in an age of generational turmoil. Baby-boom parents are accused of clinging on to jobs and houses which they should be freeing up for their children. Twentysomethings who can't afford to leave home and can't get jobs are attacked as aimless and immature. - Author: Jane Ridley
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#42. Some people get into this business and they're so afraid to lose anything. They try to protect their position like clinging to a beachhead. These actors end up making really safe choices. I never wanted to go that route. If I go down, I'm going down swinging. - Author: Matt Damon
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#43. She switched the headlamp on and saw bats clinging to the side of the cave inches from her face. Someone whimpered. She supposed it was her. She switched the lamp off and played out the rope, dropping more slowly, trying to control the whimpering. - Author: Janet Evanovich
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#44. The lye clinging in the exact shape of Tyler's kiss is a bonfire or a branding iron or an atomic pile meltdown on my hand at the end of a long, long road I picture miles away from me. Tyler tells me to come back and be with him. My hand is leaving, tiny and on the horizon at the end of the road. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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