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"Well, there were several things. One was that the industry itself built in Detroit was abandoning the city - taking factories elsewhere, the corporate headquarters elsewhere." - David Maraniss

"Happiness does not come from the things that we have but the abandoning of things that we cling to, by letting go of the attachments to things we don't want." - Kevin Griffin

"Forgiveness is abandoning your right to revenge." - Desmond Tutu

"Man could escape danger only by renouncing adventure, by abandoning that which has given to the human condition its unique character and genius among the rest of living things." - Rene Dubos

"If abandoning animal research means that there are some things we cannot learn, then so be it ... We have no basic right ... not to be harmed by those natural diseases we are heir to." - Tom Regan

"If we are to remain mission focused, as we must be if we are to be relevant in an uncertain age, the abandoning those things that do not further the mission is a leadership imperative." - Frances Hesselbein

"To become solitary and simple in utter aloneness - living wholly unconcerned about the multitude of worldly affairs, and abandoning and disentangling yourself from all things - is to die. We are born alone; we die alone." - Ippen

"Not enough gets said about the importance of abandoning crap." - Ira Glass

"Anything worth putting off is worth abandoning altogether." - Epictetus

"Change your practices without abandoning your core values." - James C Collins

"Crime is the price society pays for abandoning character." - James Q Wilson

"We are guilty of many errors and many faults, but our worst crime is abandoning the children, neglecting the fountain of life. Many of the things we need can wait. The child cannot. Right now is the time his bones are being formed, his blood is being made, and his senses are being developed. To him we cannot answer 'Tomorrow,' his name is today." - Gabriela Mistral

"We are guilty of many errors and many faults, but our worst crime is abandoning the children, neglecting the fountain of life. Many of the things we need can wait. The child cannot. Right now is the time his bones are being formed, his blood is being made, and his senses are being developed. To him we cannot answer "Tomorrow," his name is today." - Gabriela Mistral

"We'd sit with a big bowl of popcorn, wrapped together in a queen-size blanket, and would escape to a place where magic was ours for the taking, where men rescued the people they loved instead of abandoning them. A place where, no matter how bad things looked at that moment, there would always be a happy ending." - Jodi Picoult

"I desire to go through life knowing as little of evil in it as possible. To this end, I sometimes avoid looking too closely into the nature of things, studying them only so far as they seem to be good, and abandoning interest in them as soon as their darker feature begin to appear. The good only deserves a hearty interest." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Perhaps the real point of life is simply to wear us down until we have no choice but to start abandoning our defenses. We learn that the way things are is simply the way they are meant to be right now, and then, suddenly, at long last, we catch a glimpse of the abundance in the moment-abundance even in the face of things falling apart." - Katrina Kenison

"The capacity to tolerate complexity and welcome contradiction, not the need for simplicity and certainty, is the attribute of an explorer. Centuries ago, when some people suspended their search for absolute truth and began instead to ask how things worked, modern science was born. Curiously, it was by abandoning the search for absolute truth that science began to make progress, opening the material universe to human exploration." - Heinz Pagels

"I looked through a lens and ended up abandoning everything else." - Sebastiao Salgado

"Growth and fulfillment come from abandoning old practices and embracing new ones." - Brian Tracy

"What often prevents our abandoning ourselves to a single vice is, our having more than one." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Men and women fall in love abandoning reality in favour of the dream" - Jeremy Griffith

"One cannot begin a new dream without abandoning the last [one]." - Neil Gaiman

"The hijrah to Allah includes abandoning what He hates and doing what He loves and accepts." - Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

"Sins slowly suffocate the heart, and abandoning sins brings life to the heart." - Abdullah ibn Mubarak

"Abandoning a task that is futile and pointless is not giving up." - Megan Hart

"[A-listers] ended up abandoning Hillary [Clinton] more than they abandoned [Donald] Trump." - Rush Limbaugh

"Of course, I won't be abandoning photography, because it is my life." - Sebastiao Salgado

"I hope to live all my life for my art, without abandoning my principles one iota." - Gustave Courbet

"Checking your ego, abandoning it, letting it go, is a huge part of recovery from addiction." - Susannah Grant

"I set up situations that involve abandoning control and finding out what happens." - Brian Eno

"True peacefulness comes from abandoning the illustion that satisfying desires brings pleasure." - Joan Z. Borysenko

"You're abandoning a lot of ideas when you're too into comfort." - Christian Louboutin

"It means abandoning being a poet, abandoning your careerism, abandoning even the idea of writing any poetry, really abandoning, giving up as hopeless - abandoning the possibility of really expressing yourself to the nations of the world. Abandoning the idea of being a prophet with honor and dignity, and abandoning the glory of poetry and just settling down in the muck of your own mindYou really have to make a resolution to write for yourself, in the sense of not writing to impress yourself, but just writing what your self is saying." - Allen Ginsberg

"Early on, my abandoning father had set the pattern of my love life on the loom of my subconscious." - Jane Stanton Hitchcock

"You're abandoning a lot of ideas when you are too into comfort. 'Comfy'-that's one of the worst words!" - Christian Louboutin

"If I had a policy of abandoning people just for making mistakes, I would have forsaken myself decades ago." - Alan Robert Neal

"You cannot throw words like heroism and sacrifice and nobility and honor away without abandoning the qualities they express." - Marya Mannes

"Choosing one path means abandoning others - if you try to follow every possible path you will end up following none." - Paulo Coelho

"...there is an intense delight in abandoning faulty states of mind and in cultivating helpful ones in meditation." - Dalai Lama

"We are not abandoning our convictions, our philosophy or traditions, nor do we urge anyone to abandon theirs" - Mikhail Gorbachev

"The spiritual response is too often a simplistic one: we abandon God or we blame God for abandoning us." - Joan D. Chittister

"The conspiracy theory of society... comes from abandoning god and then asking: "Who is in his place"" - Karl Popper

"Those few members who desert the cause are abandoning an oasis to search for water in the desert." - Neal A Maxwell

"Progress towards sanity is achieved by abandoning first the desire for omnipotence and then that for exceptional achievement." - Celia Green

"Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It's the other way around. They never vote for us." - Dan Quayle

"We are not abandoning our convictions, our philosophy or traditions, nor do we urge anyone to abandon theirs." - Mikhail Gorbachev

"What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that we have several." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that we have several." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"How is it possible for one's heart to be certain that one is going to meet Allah, that Allah sees and hears all that he does, and knows his secret open affairs, and that he will be made to stand before Allah, answerable for all his deeds - how can one be certain and aware of all of this, and yet persist upon things which displease Allah; persist upon abandoning Allah's orders, neglecting His rights, and yet claim that he has good expectation of Allah?" - Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

"You're punishing him over and over for things that are out of his control. Now, I'm not saying you shouldn't have a fully loaded weapon next to you round the clock. But I think it's time you flipped this little scenario in your head. If you'd been taken by the Capitol, and hijacked, and then tried to kill Peeta, is this the way he would be treating you?" demands Haymitch. I fall silent. It isn't. It isn't how he would be treating me at all. He would be trying to get me back at any cost. Not shutting me out, abandoning me, greeting me with hostility at every turn." - Suzanne Collins

"How is it possible for one's heart to be certain that one is going to meet Allah, that Allah sees and hears all that he does, and knows his secret open affairs, and that he will be made to stand before Allah, answerable for all his deeds - how can one be certain and aware of all of this, and yet persist upon things which displease Allah; persist upon abandoning Allah's orders, neglecting His rights, and yet claim that he has good expectation of Allah?" - Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

"Forty percent of Americans describe themselves as conservative, 36% independents, and 20% liberal. And these independents are abandoning the Democrat Party in droves. And a key point, they're abandoning the Democrat Party without the Republican Party giving them any reason to go to them. They're just abandoning the Democrats because they don't like what they see." - Rush Limbaugh

"Things aren't different. Things are things." - William Gibson

"Things die. All things die." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Lovers and mystics are familiar with this sense of grandeur, this taste of joy - in abandoning oneself to the will of others." - Anne Desclos

"I'm staying," Henry said, annoyed. "Why?" "Because, if I leave, it would be like abandoning two mentally challenged people in a nuclear waste dump." - Lisa Lutz

"Overcoming fear has nothing to do with abandoning common sense. We retain our common sense, but we lose that emotion that is fear." - Frederick Lenz

"In truth it is best to learn wisdom, and abandoning all nonsense, to leave it to boys to enjoy their season of play and mirth." - Horace

"This doesn't mean abandoning our values and ideals; wherever we can, it's in our interest to help foster democracy through the diplomatic and economic resources at our disposal." - Barack Obama

"Forgiveness does not mean condoning what has been done. Forgiving means abandoning your right to pay back the perpetrator in his own coin." - Desmond Tutu

"When one, abandoning greed, feels no greed for what would merit greed, greed gets shed from him - like a drop of water from a lotus leaf." - Gautama Buddha

"A victor only breeds hatred, while a defeated man lives in misery, but a man at peace within lives happily, abandoning up ideas of victory and defeat." - Gautama Buddha

"With his mind free from the inflow of thoughts and from restlessness, by abandoning both good and evil, an alert man knows no fear." - Gautama Buddha

"We are settling for a Christianity that revolves around catering to ourselves when the central message of Christianity is actually about abandoning ourselves." - David Platt

"We have no intention of abandoning the American people to unproven theories and extreme positions. We're the people party and we're going to stick up for the people." - William J Clinton

"I think I have always had a pretty strong creative impulse. And that has probably saved me from abandoning myself completely." - Nick Cave

"Western intellectual Islamologists have totally failed in their duties as intellectuals. They have betrayed their calling by abandoning their critical faculties when it comes to Islam." - Wafa Sultan

"The good Lord is amazing; He opens up doors. I was close to abandoning the dream, and He was like, 'Hey, slow down there, buddy.'" - David Nail

"All writers of fiction will at some point find themselves abandoning a piece of work - or find themselves putting it aside, as we gently say." - Martin Amis

"Doing nothing while the middle class is hurting. That's not leadership. Loose regulations and lax enforcement. That's not leadership. That's abandoning our middle class." - Kamala Harris

"It has become impossible to give up the enterprise of disarmament without abandoning the whole great adventure of building up a collective peace system." - Arthur Henderson

"In abandoning the vagueness of the sketch the artist shows more of his personality by revealing the range but also the limitations of his talent." - Eugene Delacroix

"Ageing doesn't mean giving up on style and individuality; it doesn't mean abandoning fashion and living in comfy slippers and flannel knickers." - Twiggy

"Things, things, things. Always more things, and success is seen as the abundance of things." - Francis Schaeffer

"Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things" - Benjamin Franklin

"Things denied, things untold, things hidden and disguised." - J K Rowling

"Don't just consume things, create things" - Barack Obama

"Best things in life aren't things." - Mike Ness

"God doesn't know things. He is things." - David Herbert Lawrence

"Security isn't having things, it's handling things." - Susan Jeffers

"We run things, things don't run we." - Miley Cyrus

"The best things in life aren't things." - Art Buchwald

"Things don't just happen; things happen just." - Jim Rohn

"Things seen are mightier than things heard." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Stories aren't about things. Stories are things." - Bret Anthony Johnston

"Stories are' about things. Stories are things." - Bret Anthony Johnston

"Things seen are mightier than things heard." - Alfred Tennyson

"First things first, second things never." - Shirley Conran

"God doesn't know things. He is things." - D H Lawrence

"Hooray for most things!" - George Carlin

"Things well fitted abide." - George Herbert

"The main things are the plain things, and the plain things are the main things." - Alistair Begg

"Bacon improved things dramatically." - Kristin Cashore

"Words, however, are things." - Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

"Words are dangerous things." - Corra May Harris

"Longing performs all things" - Mary Renault

"Manage things. Lead people." - Grace Hopper

"Things never go smoothly." - Jeff Bezos

"Things that try to look like things often do look more like things than things." - Terry Pratchett

"All things must pass." - George Harrison

"All things human change." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"All things are photographable." - Garry Winogrand

"Beautiful things spoil nothing." - Gustave Flaubert

"Assumptions are dangerous things." - Agatha Christie

"Excellent things are rare." - Plato

"Make things worth sharing." - William Fraser

"I've always internalized things" - Peter Fonda

"All things are symbols." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"I like amateur things." - Sofia Coppola

"Beautiful things are different." - Guido Palau

"Time heals all things." - Champ Bailey

"Things keep their secrets." - Heraclitus

"Thoughts are things." - Bruce Lee

"Facts are stubborn things." - Alain-Rene Lesage

"Facts are stubborn things." - Tobias Smollett

"Time eases all things." - Sophocles

"Some things never change." - Proverbs

"Things in books' clothing." - Charles Lamb

"Thoughts become things" - Mike Dooley

"Love conquers all things." - Virgil

"Statesmen remember things selectively." - Ursula K Le Guin

"I unsettle all things." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"All things are possible." - Libba Bray

"Facts are stupid things." - Ronald Reagan

"Facts are lonely things" - Don Delillo

"I like things simple." - Valentino Garavani

"Some things are impossible." - Alex Van Halen

"Fat gives things flavor." - Julia Child

"Your thoughts become things!" - Rhonda Byrne

"I like things bright." - Christine Taylor

"I've always internalized things." - Peter Fonda

"Facts are stubborn things." - Ronald Reagan

"Moderation in all things." - Terence

"I like boring things." - Andy Warhol

"I'm enjoying simplifying things." - Jennifer Aniston

"Bad things happen sometimes." - Adam Ant

"Everybody handles things differently." - Terry Bradshaw

"Material things don't matter." - John Catsimatidis

"Friends share all things." - Pythagoras

"Very dangerous things, theories." - Dorothy L Sayers

"I love bleak things." - Denise Mina

"I like definitive things." - Jerry Seinfeld

"I feel things deeply." - Christina Aguilera

"Things work in cycles." - Joan Jett

"Little things are big." - Yogi Berra

"Courage conquers all things." - Ovid

"But when reason and the study of history began revealing the irrationality, the limitations, and the merely transitory nature of the capitalist order, bourgeois ideology as a whole and with it bourgeois economics began abandoning both reason and history." - Paul A. Baran

"As soon as you start asking what education is for, what the use of it is, you're abandoning the basic assumption of any true culture, that education is worth while for its own sake." - Ann Bridge

"I am a bad feminist and a good woman. I am trying to become better in how I think and say and do - without abandoning what makes me human." - Roxane Gay

"Man will rise, if God by exception lends him a hand; he will rise by abandoning and renouncing his own means, and letting himselfbe raised and uplifted by purely celestial means." - Michel De Montaigne



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