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"Love is saying yes to belonging." - David Steindl-Rast

"Longing, felt fully, carries us to belonging." - Tara Brach

"New York is essentially national in interest, position, pursuits. No one thinks of the place as belonging to a particular state, but to the United States." - James F Cooper

"When you get to a place where you understand that love and belonging, your worthiness, is a birthright and not something you have to earn, anything is possible." - Brene Brown

"Do you think there's a difference? Between belonging with and belonging to?" - Jenny Han

"Those who bless and serve life find a place of belonging and strength, a refuge." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"Among the gifts of serving others, then, is that we ourselves find our place of belonging." - Reggie McNeal

"The great conversion called for by Jesus is to move from belonging to the world to belonging to God." - Henri Nouwen

"The great ? conversion called for by Jesus is to move from belonging to the world to belonging to God." - Henri Nouwen

"I don't like belonging to another person's dream." - Lewis Carroll

"In the referendum - which was still decided to take place by the Crimea's old parliament - the majority of citizens voted for belonging to Russia. This is democracy, the people's will." - Vladimir Putin

"Under no circumstances must we touch land belonging to fellahs or worked by them. Only if a fellah leaves his place of settlement, should we offer to buy his land, at an appropriate price." - David Ben-Gurion

"Being engaged in some way for the good of the community, whatever that community, is a factor in a meaningful life. We long to belong, and belonging and caring anchors our sense of place in the universe." - Patricia Churchland

"Home is ultimately not about a place to live but about the people with whom you are most fully alive. Home is about love, relationship, community, and belonging, and we are all searching for home." - Erwin Mcmanus

"If we want to fully experience love and belonging, we must believe that we are worthy of love and belonging." - Brene Brown

"THE POWER OF THE GROUP We all want to feel a sense of belonging. This isn't a character flaw. It's fundamental to the human experience. Our finest achievements are possible when people come together to work for a common cause. School spirit, the rightful pride we feel in our community, our heritage, our religion, and our families, all come from the value we place on belonging to a group." - Rosalind Wiseman

"THE POWER OF THE GROUP We all want to feel a sense of belonging. This is' a character flaw. It's fundamental to the human experience. Our finest achievements are possible when people come together to work for a common cause. School spirit, the rightful pride we feel in our community, our heritage, our religion, and our families, all come from the value we place on belonging to a group." - Rosalind Wiseman

"Nationalism has two fatal charms for its devotees: It presupposes local self-sufficiency, which is a pleasant and desirable condition, and it suggests, very subtly, a certain personal superiority by reason of one's belonging to a place which is definable and familiar, as against a place that is strange, remote." - E B White

"Nationalism has two fatal charms for its devotees: it presupposes local self-sufficiency, which is a pleasant and desirable condition, and it suggests, very subtly, a certain personal superiority by reason of one's belonging to a place which is definable and familiar, as against a place which is strange, remote." - E B White

"The simple faith in progress is not a conviction belonging to strength, but one belonging to acquiescence and hence to weakness." - Norbert Wiener

"Remember always, everyone has a place of perfect belonging, and if they leave that place without permission, sometimes they must be returned." - Jessica Shirvington

"Stop going to church everywhere and start belonging to church somewhere." - Matt Chandler

"Resolve to treat the things in your possession as belonging to others." - Saint Basil

"How could I have thought that I needed to cure myself in order to fit into the 'real' world? I didn't need curing, and the world didn't, either; the only thing that did need curing was my understanding of my place in it. Without that understanding - without a sense of belonging to the real world - it was impossible to thrive in an imagined one." - Jonathan Franzen

"I need the sun, sand and ocean to rejuvenate my spirit, the food to enliven my body and all of the familiar places, friends and family to revitalize my soul. I go for replenishment. For a kind of love that I truly know. For a place of belonging, always." - Grace Gealey

"From the outside, people think it's drug-related. But wherever you come from, people are driven by a sense of belonging. What I say to kids all the time is you don't own streets. We don't own the paving stones we are fighting over. Instead of fighting each other, you should be fighting the government to make this a better place to live." - Ashley Walters

"I have no sense of nationalism, only a cosmic consciousness of belonging to the human family." - Rosika Schwimmer

"Belonging to oneself-the whole essence of life lies in that." - Ivan Turgenev

"The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all." - Pope Francis

"Reason and calm judgment, the qualities specially belonging to a leader." - Tacitus

"Being an artist means belonging to a unique, exciting gang of outlaws." - Robert Venosa

"If I owned Gideon, he possessed me. I couldn't imagine belonging to anyone else." - Sylvia Day

"Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect." - Brene Brown

"Several years before birth, advertise for a couple of parents belonging to long-lived families." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"... divine love is not something belonging to God: it is God Himself." - Henri Bergson

"We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us." - Aldo Leopold

"The first mistake belonging to business is the going into it." - George Savile

"If I owned Gideon, he possessed me. I could' imagine belonging to anyone else." - Sylvia Day

"An expectation is a future object, recognised as belonging to me." - Samuel Alexander

"The herd instinct is the new chic! It's like belonging to a club!..." - Eugenia Sheppard

"mine, adj. Belonging to me if I can hold or seize it." - Ambrose Bierce

"I'm always very proud of belonging to three minorities: gay, Jewish, white South African." - Antony Sher

"In spite of all temptations of belonging to many nations, I've remained an Indian." - Vikram Seth

"He took pride in belonging to the world's most exclusive club: the United States Senate." - Margaret Truman

"Creating a classroom environment that encourages students to take the risk of learning. We've known for a long time that when students lack a sense of safety or of belonging or of contribution, learning takes second place to meeting those needs." - Carol Ann Tomlinson

"For hundreds of years the world was wrapped in a veil of spiritual darkness, until there was not one fundamental truth belonging to the place of salvation ...Joseph Smith declared that in the year 1820 the Lord revealed to him that all the 'Christian' churches were in error, teaching for commandments the doctrines of men." - Joseph Fielding Smith

"I think I've grown up in a mixed environment, and maybe a lot of the time I haven't really belonged anywhere in the way I've dreamt of belonging to, you know, living on the street and playing to all the kids on the street, growing up together. I suppose 'Raw Like Sushi' was a place where all of those things could come together." - Neneh Cherry

"I found my place when I moved to London, where I chose to live, making my own tribe who were all from different backgrounds and places. The class thing is very dominant there, but in the cultural cross-fertilization, I felt a sense of belonging." - Neneh Cherry

"Being human signifies, for each one of us, belonging to a class, a society, a country, a continent and a civilization; and for us European earth-dwellers, the adventure played out in the heart of the New World signifies in the first place that it was not our world and that we bear responsibility for the crime of its destruction." - Claude Levi-Strauss

"It's not about being proud of Sweden; it's just a sense of belonging. Even if you've lived in a place for a long time, those first formative years are going to be a part of you forever, and it's something you can't replace." - Bill Skarsgard

"When you're guest-starring, it's very nice, but you're there very briefly, and it's right there in the name: You're a guest. It's very hard to get a real sense of belonging. With recurring and regular roles, at least you have a sense that this is a home and a steady place." - Zeljko Ivanek

"Lowell is my home. It is where I drew my first breath. It is where I will always derive a sense of place and a sense of belonging" - Paul Tsongas

"She would do anything, anything to belong to his son after a lifetime of belonging to no one at all." - Lauren Destefano

"The integrity of one's own mind is of infinitely more value than adherence to any creed or system. We must choose between a dead faith belonging to the past and a living, growing ever-advancing science belonging to the future." - Luther Burbank

"Tolerance is the only thing that will enable persons belonging to different religions to live as good neighbours and friends." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I take advantage of the ability to fly with helicopters belonging to the federal police force, and this privilege is consistent with rules that have been in place for decades. A chancellor must be accessible at all times and be in a position to execute their duties as best they can. I must have the ability to immediately return to Berlin if necessary. There are also security considerations." - Angela Merkel

"In contrast to how a child belongs in the world, adult belonging is never as natural, innocent, or playful. Adult belonging has to be chosen, received, and renewed. It is a lifetime's work." - John O'Donohue

"The reality of a serious writer is a reality of many voices, some of them belonging to the writer, some of them belonging to the world of readers at large." - Aberjhani

"Whereas the tourist generally hurries back home at the end of a few weeks or months, the traveler belonging no more to one place than to the next, moves slowly over periods of years, from one part of the earth to another. Indeed, he would have found it difficult to tell, among the many places he had lived, precisely where it was he had felt most at home." - Paul Bowles

"Something in me was always watching life from the outside, permanently obsessed with the notion of belonging vs. not-belonging [to a group]. It did not make for a happy childhood, but it was excellent training for a writer." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance." - Brene Brown

"The trance of unworthiness keeps the sweetness of belonging out of reach. The path to "the sweetness of belonging," is acceptance - acceptance of ourselves and acceptance of others without judgment." - Tara Brach

"I'm trying to make a case for those people who don't have a sense of belonging that they should have, that there is something really worthwhile in having a sense of belonging, and recasting and looking at our modern history." - Billy Bragg

"Our Christian identity is belonging to a people: the Church. Without the Church we are not Christians." - Pope Francis

"I have ever regarded the freedom of religious opinions and worship as equally belonging to every sect." - James Madison

"Every experience of love, bliss, belonging, inspiration, and insight provides a stepping stone back to your true self." - Deepak Chopra

"She had borne so long this cruelty of belonging to him and not being claimed by him." - D H Lawrence

"PREHISTORIC, adj. Belonging to an early period and a museum. Antedating the art and practice of perpetuating falsehood." - Ambrose Bierce

"Normal! He thought. Normal! I don't want things to be normal. Normal is always being left out, never belonging." - Paul Stewart

"The greatest reverses of fortune are the most easily borne from a sort of dignity belonging to them." - William Hazlitt

"Perhaps one of the greatest rewards of meditation and prayer is the sense of belonging that comes to us." - Bill W.

"Strange that only a little problem of your own will take your mind far from a tragedy belonging to others." - Richard Llewellyn

"Allah's Apostle said, There is no Zakat either on a horse or a slave belonging to a Muslim" - Muhammad

"Only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself." - Ruth Stout

"Giving connects two people, the giver and the receiver, and this connection gives birth to a new sense of belonging." - Deepak Chopra

"I envy the happiness of others... I envy the sense of belonging... I seem always to be remaking myself." - Richard Eyre

"I love the women's movement, and I never thought of it as belonging to any particular segment of the population." - Alice Walker

"Belonging is the innate human desire to be part of something larger than us. Because this yearning is so primal, we often try to acquire it by fitting in and by seeking approval, which are not only hollow substitutes for belonging, but often barriers to it. Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance." - Brene Brown

"When we have sampled much and have wandered far and have seen how fleeting and sometimes superficial a lot of the world is, our gratitude grows for the privilege of being part of something we can count on-home and family and the loyalty of loved ones. We come to know what it means to be bound together by duty, by respect, by belonging. We learn that nothing can fully take the place of the blessed relationship of family life." - Thomas S Monson

"Wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness. It means cultivating the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough. It's going to bed at night thinking, Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid, but that doesn't change the truth that I am also brave and worthy of love and belonging." - Brene Brown

"Wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness. It means cultivating the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough. It's going to bed at night thinking, Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid, but that does' change the truth that I am also brave and worthy of love and belonging." - Brene Brown

"Jesus says. "Acknowledge and accept who I want to be for you: a Savior of boundless compassion, infinite patience, unbearable forgiveness, and love that keeps no score of wrongs. Quit projecting onto Me your own feelings about yourself. At this moment your life is a bruised reed and I will not crush it, a smoldering wick and I will not quench it. You are in a safe place." Brennan Manning. Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging" - Brennan Manning

"As you grow, you develop the ideal of where your true belonging could be - the place, the home, the partner, and the work. You seldom achieve all the elements of the ideal, but it travels with you as the criterion and standard of what true belonging could be." - John O'Donohue

"Maybe the definition of home is the place where you are never forgiven. So you may always belong there, bound by guilt. And maybe the cost of belonging is worth it." - Gregory Maguire

"To be holy is to be home, to be able to rest in the house of belonging that we call the soul." - John O'Donohue

"Many, however, gives themselves to God, but preserve still in their hearts some attachment to creatures, which prevents them from belonging entirely to God." - Alphonsus Liguori

"The power confided in me will be used to hold, occupy and possess the property and places belonging to the government, and to collect the duties and imposts." - Abraham Lincoln

"People come to Paris, to the capital, to give their lives a sense of belonging, of an almost mythical participation in society." - Marguerite Duras

"Tomorrow belongs to those of us who conceive of it as belonging to everyone; who lend the best of ourselves to it, and with joy." - Audre Lorde

"You have to understand, beauty differs from country to country. When I came to India, I found my sense of belonging and appreciation. People thought I was beautiful." - Katrina Kaif

"There was neither horizon, cloud, nor sound; of that pink, spread silence even I had become part, belonging as much to sky as to earth." - Emily Carr

"Made me feel ashamed of belonging to these overpowering, technical superior countries fighting against what seemed to me quite defenseless people." - George Blake

"The identity that we ascribe to things is only a fictitious one, established by the mind, not a peculiar nature belonging to what we're talking about." - David Hume

"The identity that we ascribe to things is only a fictitious one, established by the mind, not a peculiar nature belonging to what we're talking about." - David Hume

"The man who has not anything to boast of but his illustrious ancestors is like a potato, - the only good belonging to him is under ground." - Thomas Overbury

"The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like a potato, - the only good belonging to him is underground." - Thomas Overbury

"It is almost impossible to convince people who are under the influence of ideological bigotry that whose whom they regard as belonging to the enemy species are human." - Louis J. Halle

"The proofs of the existence of God are to such an extent fallen into discredit that they pass for something antiquated, belonging to days gone by." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you." - Walt Whitman

"I want you to understand something: I am loving father who would do anything for his kids, whether they are mine or belonging to others in my family." - Corey Taylor

"We walk alone through this world, but if we're lucky, we have a moment of belonging to something, to someone, that sustains us through a lifetime of loneliness." - Paullina Simons

"In any attempt to bridge the domains of experience belonging to the spiritual and physical sides of nature, time occupies the key position." - Arthur Eddington

"The euro will raise the citizens' awareness of their belonging to one Europe more than any other integration step to date." - Gerhard Schroder

"The feeling of being the thousand years behind, or ahead, of the others, of belonging to the beginnings or to the end of humanity..." - Emil Cioran

"A pastor can teach you on TV, but he can't pastor you on TV. There's so much to gain by belonging to a church." - Chris Oyakhilome

"The identity that we ascribe to things is only a fictitious one, established by the mind, not a peculiar nature belonging to what we"re talking about." - David Hume

"God is not related to creatures as though belonging to a different "genus," but as transcending every "genus," and as the principle of all "genera." - Thomas Aquinas

"We tend to think of the problems of globalization and cultural identity as peculiar to our times. In fact they are rooted in ancient problems of civic belonging." - Mark Kingwell

"To have a job you can count on as an actor is so rare, whether that means belonging to a regional theater company or being on TV." - Jim Parsons

"The feeling of not belonging, of not being entirely worthy, of being sometimes hostage to your own sensibilities. Those things speak to me very personally." - Anthony Minghella

"People have to see that there is a high degree of complexity about belonging to a gang. It's a symptom, not a problem." - Greg Boyle

"Fashion has a political role insofar as following it can give you the impression to belonging to a certain social group or a private club." - Carine Roitfeld

"Writing a new play shouldn't be seen as a mystery belonging to a priesthood, but as a challenge, a technical challenge, just to get into it." - Tom Stoppard

"As a kid, I imagined lots of different scenarios for my life. I would be an astronaut. Maybe a cartoonist. A famous explorer or rock star. Never once did I see myself standing under the window of a house belonging to some druggie named Carbine, waiting for his yard gnome to steal his stash so I could get a cab back to a cheap motel where my friend, a neurotic, death-obsessed dwarf, was waiting for me so we could get on the road to an undefined place and a mysterious Dr. X, who would cure me of mad cow disease and stop a band of dark energy from destroying the universe." - Libba Bray

"Now I confess myself as belonging to that class in the country who contemplate slavery as a moral, social and political evil..." - Abraham Lincoln

"You can search high & low to find happiness on earth, yet unless you love yourself, you will never find your true belonging." - Leon Brown

"Life is ever giving of Itself. We must receive, utilize and extend the gift. Success and prosperity are spiritual attributes belonging to all people." - Ernest Holmes

"Jesus taught us a prayer of community and reconciliation, belonging to a new people who have left the land of 'me'." - Shane Claiborne

"You cannot change any society unless you take responsibility for it, unless you see yourself as belonging to it and responsible for changing it." - Grace Lee Boggs

"A sense of belonging is not physical. We cant find it by changing where we live or what we do. We have to carry it within us" - P C Cast

"What's so great about making television is that it's a collaborative beast. It's created by a great many hands belonging to a great many people." - Vince Gilligan

"The fact that I haven't been married might qualify me as belonging in the nutty category to a lot of women." - Thomas Haden Church

"There is one transcendant advantage belonging to the province of the State governments . . . -I mean the ordinary administration of criminal and civil justice." - Alexander Hamilton

"Democracies die behind closed doors. . . . When government begins closing doors, it selectively controls information rightfully belonging to the people. Selective information is misinformation." - Damon Keith

"They don't like the thought of someone else making demands on the person whom they see as belonging entirely to them." - Jodi Picoult

"Proposition VIII. When two Undulations, from different Origins, coincide either perfectly or very nearly in Direction, their joint effect is a Combination of the Motions belonging to each." - Thomas Young

"A woman in a single state may be happy and may be miserable; but most happy, most miserable, these are epithets belonging to a wife." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"The [film] business is run by men, and they're basically interested in their own species, and they're not so interested in women belonging to the human race." - Bette Midler

"A house though otherwise beautiful, yet if it hath no garden belonging to it, is more like a prison than a house." - William H. Coles

"So many belonging to me lay buried in Kilbarrack, the healthiest graveyard in Ireland, they said, because it was so near the sea." - Brendan Behan

"We're straying from the path of salvation because we remember that we once belonged to the world and were content in that belonging." - Daniel Quinn

"For {she} had adopted the standard of the young: what there was in the moment was everything. And moments followed one another without necessarily belonging to one another." - D H Lawrence

"The ideal of perfect Success is an ideal belonging to the same sort of individual as the inventor of Equal Rights of man and Perfectibility." - Wyndham Lewis

"At this late hour a wagon has been procured, and I have had it filled with plate and the most valuable portable articles, belonging to the house." - Dolley Madison

"Clothes should look as if a woman was born into them. It is a form of possession, this belonging to one another." - Geoffrey Beene

"See the things you want as already yours. Think of them as yours, as belonging to you, as already in your possession." - Robert Collier

"Belonging to one party is acceptable. But my days of just ticking the party box are long over. I judge the candidates for who they are." - Rob Lowe

"I firmly believe that any good journalist must essentially be temperamentally an outsider. I don't think full sense of belonging and security is conducive to creativity." - J Anthony Lukas

"One would think that plants belonging to the same genus would always produce identical or at least similar oils. But this is by no means so." - Otto Wallach

"Stories in families are colossally important. Every family has stories: some funny, some proud, some embarrassing, some shameful. Knowing them is proof of belonging to the family." - Salman Rushdie

"People enjoy the interaction on the Internet, and the feeling of belonging to a group that does something interesting: that's how some software projects are born." - Linus Torvalds

"I always see America as really belonging to the Native Americans. Even though I'm American, I still feel like a visitor in my own country." - Nicolas Cage

"We all construct worldviews that give us a sense of meaning. Mostly it is about belonging to a group and having a sense of identity and purpose." - Carmen Lawrence

"The aim is not to give human beings real goals that warrant belief, and tasks to share in, but to re-establish "belonging," although this kind of speech and thought is precisely calculated to avoid contact and so makes belonging impossible." - Paul Goodman

"The aim is not to give human beings real goals that warrant belief, and tasks to share in, but to re-establish belonging, although this kind of speech and thought is precisely calculated to avoid contact and so makes belonging impossible." - Paul Goodman

"My identity was a big issue when I was a teenager, and I had a lot of questions, like: 'Who am I?' 'Who do I belong to?' But when I was still quite young, I decided that belonging is a tough process in life, and I'd better say I belonged to myself and the world rather than belonging to one nationality or another." - Hiam Abbass

"The House of Belonging is your birthright; it is part of your Happily Everafter, whether you are married, single, divorced, widowed, with or without children. The blueprints of your House of Belonging exist as spiritual energy and hover over your head-ready, when you are, to be pulled down from Heaven to shelter your Soul on Earth." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Then you begin to give up the very idea of belonging. Suddenly this thing, this belonging,it seems like some long, dirty lie ... and I begin to believe that birthplaces are accidents, that everything is an accident. But if you believe that, where do you go? What do you do? What does anything matter?" - Zadie Smith

"Skaters, I think they tend to be outsiders who seek a sense of belonging, but belonging on their own terms, and real respect is given by how much we take what other guys do, these basic tricks, 360 flips, we take that, we make it our own, and then we contribute back to the community the inner way that edifies the community itself." - Rodney Mullen

"Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you're enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect. When we don't have that, we shape-shift and turn into chameleons; we hustle for the worthiness we already possess." - Brene Brown



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