Turn Your Cheek Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 41 Turn Your Cheek Quotes

#1. The art of this was to ignore all insults, all threats; to turn the other cheek. - Author: Mario Puzo
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#2. They'd just tell you to turn the other cheek, wouldn't they? ... Trouble is, Mrs. Dowdel observed, after you've turned the other cheek four times, you run out of cheeks. - Author: Richard Peck
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#3. Here's a thing I've noticed: the greatest leaders, the ones who impact the world the most, are somehow able to turn the other cheek. It's as though they believe so solidly in love, so robustly in forgiveness, they have the ability to forgive and even love those who attack them. - Author: Donald Miller
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#4. I have had a lot to put up with," she said, looking meaningfully at me. "I know the Bible tells us to turn the other cheek but there are only so many cheeks in a day. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#5. You turn me on." He cups my face, brushing my hair away from my eyes and a tear off my cheek."
"God, you turn me on. You're driving me crazy. I want you to need my hands on you. Do you? - Author: Penelope Douglas
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#6. The hard part about one being tough yet meek is the illusion of being a punching bag. - Author: Criss Jami
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#7. If anyone hits me, they can expect to be hit back, and harder. I never turn the other cheek because in my experience that doesn't work. - Author: Alice Bag
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#8. If you turn the other cheek, you can be enslaved for 1,000 years. - Author: Malcolm X
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#9. To turn the other cheek is to teach would-be cheats that cheating pays. - Author: Peter Singer
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#10. Sam stared at her long enough for heat to flood her cheek, as if he could see right inside of her-see everything. The fact that he didn't turn away from whatever he saw made her blood thrum through her veins. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#11. I did once seriously think of embracing the Christian faith. The gentle figure of Christ, so full of forgiveness that he taught his followers not to retaliate when abused or struck, but to turn the other cheek - I thought it was a beautiful example of the perfect man. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#12. They call him the Streak, he likes to turn the other cheek. He's always making the news, wearing just his tennis shoes. - Author: Ray Stevens
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#13. If you turn the other cheek, you will get a harder blow on it than you got on the first one. This does not always happen, but it is to be expected, and you ought not to complain if it does happen. - Author: George Orwell
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#14. It won't mean you're weak if you turn the other cheek. - Author: Kenny Rogers
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#15. You're the reason I breathe, I can't turn it off." I slid my mouth across her cheek. "I think of nothing but you. All day. Every day. Everything I do, I do with you in mind. There's no room for anyone else. It kills me that you have room for him. - Author: Sylvia Day
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#16. To turn the other cheek is not to give your enemy a knife to kill you. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#17. Nobody should teach the black man in America to turn the other cheek, unless someone is teaching the white man in America to turn the other cheek. - Author: Malcolm X
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#18. You don't have a peaceful revolution. You don't have a turn-the-cheek revolution. There's no such thing as a nonviolent revolution. - Author: Malcolm X
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#19. It takes quite a spine to turn the other cheek. It takes phenomenal fortitude to love your enemy. It takes firm resolve to pray for those who persecute you. (with reference to Matthew 5) - Author: Rob Bell
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#20. I was bullied every second of every day in elementary and middle school.
Obviously, people are going to bring you down because of your drive.
But, ultimately, it makes you a stronger person to turn your cheek and
go the other way. - Author: Selena Gomez
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#21. If somebody is really trying to take your head off with a baseball bat - I don't know how long you're supposed to stand there and turn the other cheek, so he or she can get a better angle at taking your head off. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#22. People always say turn the other cheek. If you turn the other cheek, I'm gonna hit you in the other cheek too. - Author: Charles Barkley
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#23. All you need is a pinch of Grace," I whisper, sprinkling it on the pie. "And a dash of Hope," she follows, tossing more on top. "To make life sweeter." I turn and press a kiss to her cheek. "And help love grow," she whispers, kissin' my cheek back, her tears mixin' with my own. - Author: K.C. Lynn
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#24. Turn your cheek' only works with physical slaps, only works pre-Second coming. Against guns, bombs, and the most inhumane practices ever conceived, we must protect ourselves. We must become the agents of God's vengeance. - Author: Peter Tieryas
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#25. Turn the other cheek too often and you get a razor through it. - Author: John Lydon
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#26. the kind of person who in one moment could guess, with breathtaking coldness, at the innermost sorrow in your heart, and in the next moment turn and, with a cheery wave of farewell, march blithely through a plate-glass window, requiring twenty-two stitches in his cheek. - Author: Michael Chabon
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#27. Let go of your right to take offense at all that ever threatened you and all that threatens you still. Release the fear your understanding shows you in this storm. Turn even the other cheek. - Author: Ted Dekker
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#28. My father was the superintendent of the churches in the state of Montana. He was content in his beliefs. He befit the term 'true Christian.' He would turn the other cheek. He was truly a man of peace. - Author: Phil Jackson
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#29. God says, Turn the other cheek. So there's no way I could play in a man's game. - Author: Dwight Howard
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#30. As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek, bear injustice, malice, rash judgment. We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak, go a second mile. - Author: Dorothy Day
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#31. As long as you're willing to turn the other cheek with the mean ones, vulnerability can get you a wealth of friends. - Author: Donald Miller
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#32. Jesus Christ said turn the other cheek. Unfortunately Luis Figo is not Jesus Christ. - Author: Luiz Felipe Scolari
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#33. When struck on one cheek to turn the other, is really joining a conspiracy to secure the triumph of brutality. To agree not to resist evil is to become an accomplice of all injustice. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#34. Whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also; and if any man take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also, - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#35. I'll try to turn the other cheek....But I've only got two and they're both stinging. - Author: Heather Blanton
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#36. Waitressing required patience, a fixed and convincing smile, and the ability to continuously turn the other cheek while keeping diet sodas topped up. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#37. If somebody stamps on your head in that way, you wouldn't say, 'thank you very much' and turn the other cheek. Only Jesus Christ did that. - Author: Arsene Wenger
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#38. I view people two ways. They're either eye-for-an-eye people or they are turn-the-cheek people. - Author: Michael Connelly
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#39. If revenge is sweet, why does it leave such a bitter taste? In disarming Peter, Christ disarmed ever knight. Turn the other cheek. - Author: Angela Elwell Hunt
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#40. Like most Catholic boys, I wanted to be Jesus Christ. I could never get the turn-the-other-cheek thing down, though. - Author: Jim Carrey
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#41. The water rose further and dressed Simon's coarse hair with brightness. The line of his cheek silvered and the turn of his shoulder became sculptured marble ... - Author: William Golding
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