Standing Up For Ones Self Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 30 Quotes About Standing Up For Ones Self

#1. That bitter hour cannot be described: in truth, the waters came into my soul; I sank in deep mire: I felt no standing; I came into deep waters; the floods overflowed me. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#2. As a very small child I found recorded noise and the solitary singer beneath the spotlight so dramatic and so brave ... walking the plank ... willingly ... It was sink or swim. The very notion of standing there, alone, I found beautiful. - Author: Morrissey
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#3. That one won't crack, though, Mendel decided with approval; one of your flabby oak trees, Smiley was. Think you could blow him over with one puff, but when it comes to the storm he's the only one left standing at the end of it. - Author: John Le Carre
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#4. I grew up here, and it's always been a very diverse community. So for people to come out and say that there's some long-standing anger or there's a history of racial tension is absolutely ridiculous. There's not a black-white divide in Ferguson. - Author: James Knowles III
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#5. When you read a book, the neurons in your brain fire overtime, deciding what the characters are wearing, how they're standing, and what it feels like the first time they kiss. No one shows you. The words make suggestions. Your brain paints the pictures. - Author: Meg Rosoff
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#6. Rather than standing or speaking for children, we need to stand with children speaking for themselves. We don't need a political movement for children ... [we need to] build environments and policies for our collective future. - Author: Sandra Meucci
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#7. I poured out the torrent of my long-standing discontent and I challenged them to do and dare anything. - Author: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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#8. Reelection ought not to be the primary preoccupation of any politician. It ought to be standing up for truth and justice. - Author: Cornel West
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#9. When Theolyn died, the humans had built an enormous pyre and placed his body at the center. How was [Veka] supposed to know humans cremated their dead instead of cooking them? She had figured it out quickly enough, but not before Jimar and his ilk had spotted her standing at the pyre, fork in hand. - Author: Jim C. Hines
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#10. God, it's like reality's completely shifted on me. I used to think I was standing on such solid ground. If I wanted something badly enough, I just worked like hell for it. Now I can't decide what to do, which move to make. All the things I counted on aren't there for me anymore. - Author: Tess Gerritsen
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#11. But how is this to be accomplished? "Cut away everything." The experience of "ecstasy" (standing outside one's own body) happened frequently to Plotinus: Many - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#12. Once I had feared that telling the truth would be like falling, that love would be like hitting the ground, but here I was, my feet firmly planted, standing on my own. - Author: Rachel Hartman
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#13. He left the room, unable to watch her standing there, naked with her underwear on her head, laughing at her own absurd madness. - Author: Lisa Genova
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#14. I was blown away by the standing ovation. I've had tributes before, sure, but I don't retain that feeling, and I wasn't prepared for it on Tuesday. But maybe you shouldn't retain these things or you'd be on a permanent high. - Author: Burt Bacharach
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#15. A bulger of a place it is. The number of the ships beat me all hollow, and looked for all the world like a big clearing in the West, with the dead trees all standing. - Author: Davy Crockett
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#16. I would not be standing here today if my skin were white or my religion were Presbyterian. I am here today only because my skin is yellow and my religion is Unification Church. The ugliest things in this beautiful country of America are religious bigotry and racism. - Author: Sun Myung Moon
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#17. The vital Christian arouses opposition because he is a standing rebuke to the selfishness and sin of those around him. - Author: John Hagee
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#18. I'm not supposed to be playing, the music is supposed to be playing me. I'm just supposed to be standing there with the horn, moving my fingers. The music is supposed to be coming through me; that's when it's really happening. - Author: Sonny Rollins
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#19. You know, I've learned that sometimes you can only see what you want to see by changing where you stand. And standing somewhere unexpected can lead to unexpected discoveries. - Author: Lisa Mangum
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#20. And suddenly I felt completely strange, like the distance between us was much much greater than what I could see from where I was standing. Like that line, always so clear to me, had somehow shifted, or never even been where I'd thought it was at all. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#21. I only worked theater jobs, but they were all really silly when I first graduated. I was a line monitor at 'Spamalot,' which means I got there at 8 A.M. and told people how much the tickets were for standing room. I was an NYU Medical School fake patient, to teach doctors how to talk to patients. - Author: Lauren Worsham
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#22. One trait stands out in nearly all meteorites: metal; they've got it. So, the best way to find a meteorite is to hear it first. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#23. The Justice Department needs to investigate how Goldman Sachs was able to steer things in such a manner through their former employees in the Bush administration, so that in the end Goldman's competitors have disappeared and Goldman is left standing. - Author: Michael Moore
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#24. We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves. - Author: Marilyn Manson
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#25. You can be converted from one belief to another, from one dogma to another, but you cannot be converted to the under standing of reality. Belief is not reality. You - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#26. I don't like too much by-standing, on-looking, and spectator-behavior in people's lives. - Author: Ralph Nader
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#27. Christians are notorious for acting like used car salesmen, treating non-Christians as if they're standing there holding a blank check and sporting a hard-on for unreliable vehicles. - Author: Orlando Winters
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#28. Firefly: Now that you're Secretary of War, what kind of an army do you think we oughta have? Chicolini: Well, I tell you what I think. I think we should have a standing army. Firefly: Why should we have a standing army? Chicolini: Because then we save money on chairs. - Author: Groucho Marx
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#29. When you're acting, everything is there around you, you just have to believe that it's real. When you're standing there with a slightly grey wig on and you have a baby in your arms screaming in your ear, you can go: "Well, I guess this is what it's like!" - Author: Jim Sturgess
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#30. So it wasn't actually that bad, it took a couple of weeks to sort of get used to uh, you know, standing around and pretending to have ice shoot out of your hand, but once you got used to that it uh, it was actually not that hard. - Author: Shawn Ashmore
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