Shutting Out Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 61 Quotes About Shutting Out

#1. I feel so intensely the delights of shutting oneself up in a little world of one's own, with pictures and music and everything beautiful. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#2. Protecting people from the truth is another way of shutting them out. - Author: Blaize Clement
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#3. When you enter a grove peopled with ancient trees, higher than the ordinary, and shutting out the sky with their thickly inter-twined branches, do not the stately shadows of the wood, the stillness of the place, and the awful gloom of this doomed cavern then strike you with the presence of a deity? - Author: Seneca.
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#4. If those sorts of moments would be the only pleasure life offered me, I'd be better off shutting out that one brilliant source of light to let my eyes begin to adjust to the darkness. - Author: Arthur Golden
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#5. Years of imprisoning and beheading writers never succeeded in shutting them out. However, placing them in the heart of a market and rewarding them with a lot of commercial success, has. - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#6. I always appreciate people's opinions, but sometimes I have to take a step back and remember why I'm writing and what I want to do with it. Shutting out the voices is difficult but it's been good for me. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#7. At midnight, Cinderella ran away from the ball, leaving behind glass slipper. The doors swing slowly close behind, shutting out the sound of the party, and I realize I've lost something far more important than a shoe. I've lost my best friend. - Author: Donna Cooner
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#8. Shutting out your problems does not dismiss them. Ignorance is not bliss. On the contrary, it creates an opportunity for those problems to grow. - Author: Carlos Wallace
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#9. words you might utter. You must feel the same or you wouldn't have broken this news to me in a letter. Now it's clear why you have not dropped by the apartment for the last month. I should be upset with you for shutting us out. - Author: Brenda Whiteside
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#10. The village was shutting its eyes. Candles and lamps were being put out everywhere: she could inwardly behold the extinguisher and the extended hand. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#11. When men learnt to talk in the beginning of the civilised word they used language not as a means of communication alone but as a means of excluding others
using it as a way of setting themselves apart and shutting out strangers. - Author: Charlotte Lamb
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#12. Naturalism attempts to fortify itself against God by altogether shutting Him out of public life, social policy, the courts, and eliminating all biblical influence in morality and ethics. - Author: John F. MacArthur Jr.
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#13. it's a good thing I'm used to this;
the process of shutting things out
as they fall apart,
the pretence of cool
in a dry, hot season,
the taste of redemption
in a t.v. screen

if God had a voice
what would it say? - Author: Hima Raza
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#14. I guess what they say is true - sometimes you have to smack up against a brick wall before you can admit it's time to change or die. For me the death was an emotional one. It's taken me this long to figure out I was killing myself by shutting off my true feelings and desires. - Author: Claire Thompson
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#15. In my Indian bedroom, the carved, cut-out marble jalis, or screens, which were formerly used by Indian princes to keep their wives from other eyes, have a new purpose: they are not only decorations, but a means of security, for they can be locked without shutting off the air. - Author: Doris Duke
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#16. I don't think you have a choice but to pull CO2 back that has already made it out, or is about to make it out, because we are not overnight shutting down all the coal plants. - Author: Klaus Lackner
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#17. I can just imagine myself sitting down at the head of the table and pouring out the tea," said Anne, shutting her eyes ecstatically. "And asking Diana if she takes sugar! I know she doesn't but of course I'll ask her just as if I didn't know. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#18. ... it was as if she'd shut out the outside world.
No, actually, thought Anna-Maria, suddenly feeling uncomfortable. She isn't shutting out the outside world. She's shutting herself in. - Author: Asa Larsson
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#19. We - each of us - are intricately, irremovably connected to the larger universe. It is our true home, and thinking that this physical world is all that matters is like shutting oneself up in a small closet and imagining that there is nothing else out beyond it. - Author: Eben Alexander
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#20. If somebody has a monopoly position, and wants to keep that monopoly position, it means that you are effectively shutting out competition from other sources. - Author: Alexander Stille
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#21. Shutting out all external objects, fixing the vision between the eyebrows, making even the inward and outward breaths, the sage who has controlled the senses, mind and understanding, who is intent upon liberation, who has cast away desire, fear and anger, he is ever freed. - Author: The Bhagavad Gita
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#22. There is no tariff so injurious as that with which sectarian bigotry guards its commodities. It dwarfs the soul by shutting out truths from other continents of thought, and checks the circulation of its own. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#23. Without the infinite personal God, all a person can do, as Nietzsche points out, is to make systems. In today's speech we would call them gameplans. A person can erect some sort of structure, some type of limited frame in which he lives, shutting himself up in that frame and not looking beyond it. - Author: Francis A. Schaeffer
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#24. Sometimes it's just a zen thing and it means shutting the noise out and forming a plan and realizing that as long as it's not going to kill you then you just need to breathe and move past it, - Author: Chuck Wendig
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#25. Turning the pages of crime novels it occurs to me to ask how it's possible to write so much without saying the word "pain," "life," or "anxiety." I reject this stupid dehumanization. The behaving without motive. The horrific shutting out of what is most vital or important. - Author: Alejandra Pizarnik
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#26. He takes the coffee from her, needing fresh air because if he doesn't get out of this room, he'll suffocate from memories. He's felt like that for more than a month now. There's no particular reason for it, but sometimes he feels like he can't breathe, like his body is shutting down. - Author: Melina Marchetta
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#27. A street full of electric light is a sign of civic failure and is an insulting injury to the soul. Shutting out the night is as disastrous as shutting out the light. - Author: Michael Leunig
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#28. I have reached no conclusions, have erected no boundaries,
shutting out and shutting in, separating inside
from outside: I have
drawn no lines - Author: A.R. Ammons
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#29. By shutting out the real world we can live peacefully in ours. We know that a world without pain is a world without feeling ... But a world without feeling is a world without pain. - Author: Daniel Keyes
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#30. L am not resigned to the shutting away of loving hearts in the hard ground. So it is, and so it will be, for so it has been, time out of mind: Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. Crowned With lilies and with laurel they go; but I am not resigned. - Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay
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#31. Pop music, disco music, and heavy metal music is about shutting out the tensions of life, putting it away. - Author: Peter Tork
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#32. The white noise from the old Walkman enveloped them both; like a blanket of new snow, it draped itself over them, shutting out all the curious looks.
And the world under the blanket was - surprisingly, wonderfully - absolutely, quiet. - Author: Antonia Michaelis
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#33. If he's shutting people out, what makes you think I'll be able to reach him?" "Because he loves you! It's obvious." Nic - Author: Emily March
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#34. We hide behind our assumptions and preconceptions as if they were fortresses - shutting people out. I love to witness the fall of a preconception; the way it renders you naked - Author: Karen Hitchcock
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#35. However, in this technique, because your eyes are open and because the gaze in not a tight gaze and because the whole emphasis of the practice is one of openess, even though you're mindful of the out-breath, you're not shutting out all other things that are going on. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#36. Meditation is neither shutting things out nor off. It is seeing things clearly, and deliberately positioning yourself differently in relationship to them. - Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
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#37. All I know is that protecting someone from the truth is just another way of shutting them out. - Author: K. Bromberg
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#38. The habit of shutting doors behind us is invaluable to happiness; we must learn to shut life's doors to cut out the futile wind of past mistakes. - Author: Marjorie Holmes
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#39. Promiscuous reading is necessary to the constituting of human nature. The attempt to keep out evil doctrine by licensing is like the exploit of that gallant man who thought to keep out the crows by shutting the park gate. - Author: John Milton
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#40. War is a big word; it's cruel, it's hard, nobody wants that. Protecting yourself sounds much better. Putting up walls, shutting everyone out. And forgetting that those who you are so afraid of - they're not all that different from you. - Author: C.M. Rayne
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#41. The five senses offer us five different ways of shutting out reality. What is intuition and what does it perceive? - Author: Nanamoli Thera
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#42. You didn't mind someone shutting out the world as long as they were happy to take you inside with them. - Author: Lauren Henderson
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#43. Israel is shutting out the Arab world and shutting itself in. - Author: Richard Engel
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#44. The cardinal error of science lies in shutting the Creator out of His Creation. - Author: Walter Russell
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#45. Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#46. But in life people come and go. We don't always have control over it. But we can control how we respond. We can keep going, keep living the best we can. We can love the people we have instead of shutting them out. We can do our best to get to know them in the time we have. - Author: Suzanne LaFleur
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#47. Laws of silence don't work ... . When something is festering in your memory or your imagination, laws of silence don't work, it's just like shutting a door and locking it on a house on fire in hope of forgetting that the house is burning. But not facing a fire doesn't put it out. - Author: Tennessee Williams
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#48. The Senate used to be a place of great debate and accomplishment. Now it is run like a dictatorship shutting out the voices of millions of Americans. - Author: John Cornyn
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#49. Shutting people down creatively often doesn't get the best performance out of them. - Author: Seth Rogen
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#50. Among other things they picked out a detail that Charles had been offered the Governorship of Hong Kong in its dying days by Thatcher in return for shutting up about the inner cities. He quite rightly in my view led the paper on this story. - Author: Anthony Holden
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#51. Isolating, shutting down, and feeling guilt about pain makes it linger so much longer. Reconnecting, trusting, and being open and honest is really the only cure. Reaching out and talking to loved ones and friends is a must. - Author: Jaime Murray
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#52. I was unable to throw myself in the ocean, she writes, the handwriting more erratic as the painkillers seep into every cell, shutting out lights in empty rooms. - Author: Nick Flynn
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#53. Rules?"
He nodded as he peeled the third egg. "There's not that many. No shutting me out. It's just you and me and no one else." He paused, and my
heart was jumping. "And finally, you keep looking damn sexy in my shirts. - Author: J. Lynn
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#54. But as much as life is sometimes about knowing what you want and going after it and finishing, maybe other times it's about slowing down and shutting up and waiting. There's not always a clear beginning and obvious end. Sometimes we're in the middle . . . and it's okay to camp out there for a while. - Author: Melissa Tagg
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#55. For soon, the dark millenium will fall, and the world will be a different place, requiring different species. Cataracts will occlude the Sun, shutting out its hateful light, and fabulous new life-forms shall flourish and struggle beneath the perpetual stars. - Author: Alan Moore
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#56. Well, you should turn your lips inside out because you're going to spend the rest of this trip talking to yourself. - Author: Celia Mcmahon
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#57. In this media-drenched, data-rich, channel-surfing, computer-gaming age, we have lost the art of doing nothing, of shutting out the background noise and distractions, of slowing down and simply being alone with our thoughts. - Author: Carl Honore
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#58. A good memory is surely a compost heap that converts experience to wisdom, creativity, or dottiness; not that these things are of much earthly value, but at least they may keep you amused when the world is keeping you locked away or shutting you out. - Author: Michael Leunig
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#59. We work through this together, remember? No shutting me out. No epic sulks."
"I was figuring I could sulk for Idris in the next Olympics," Jace said ...
"You and Alec could go for pair sulking," said Clary with a smile. "You'd get the gold. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#60. Americans will not and should not respond to a political creed that cherishes the past solely because it offers an excuse for shutting out the hard facts and difficult tasks of the present. - Author: Nelson Rockefeller
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#61. For that moment, at least, all our doors and windows were wide open; we were not carefully shutting out God's purifying light, in order to feel safe and secure; we were bathed in the same light that burned and yet did not consume the bush. We walked barefoot on holy ground. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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