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"You have not chosen one another, but I have chosen you for one another." - C S Lewis

"She hadn't chosen the brave life. She'd chosen the small, fearful one." - Ann Brashares

"There is no one true church, no one chosen people." - Terry Tempest Williams

"If I had ever been set down in any one place and told I was to play there, and nowhere else, for the rest of my life, I should have chosen the Old Course at St. Andrews." - Bobby Jones

"One who limits himself to his chosen mode of ignorance." - Elbert Hubbard

"God has chosen us to help one another." - Smith Wigglesworth

"Christ, who said to the disciples, 'You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you,' can truly say to every group of Christian friends, 'You have not chosen one another but I have chosen you for one another.'" - C S Lewis

"To be Christian is to be one of those whom God has chosen. God has chosen black people!" - James H. Cone

"David was the last one we would have chosen to fight the giant, but he was chosen of God." - Dwight L Moody

"To be Christian is to be one of those whom God has chosen. God has chosen black people!." - James Hal Cone

"One hour per day of study in your chosen field is all it takes. One hour per day of study will put you at the top of your field within three years. Within five years you'll be a national authority. In seven years, you can be one of the best people in the world at what you do." - Earl Nightingale

"One cannot desire freedom from the Cross when one is especially chosen for the Cross." - Edith Stein

"Everything you now do is something you have chosen to do. Some people don't want to believe that. But if you're over age twenty-one, your life is what you're making of it. To change your life, you need to change your priorities" - John C Maxwell

"Ballet dancers are a self-chosen elite. To survive and surmount years of disciplinary preparation and seasons of even more arduous performance requires rigid determination and almost mindless self-abnegation. One other factor is difficult to predetermine: without a certain admixture of hysteria - sometimes masking as self-obsession, sometimes even counterfeiting incipient madness - performers, at once acrobats, artists, and animals, make little public impression." - Lincoln Kirstein

"I learned the most important lesson of my life: that the extraordinary is not the birthright of a chosen and privileged few, but of all people, even the humblest. That is my one certainty: we are all the manifestation of the divinity of God." - Paulo Coelho

"Meditate on the horrors of Hell, which will last for eternity because of one easily-committed mortal sin. Try hard to be among the few who are chosen. Think of the eternal flames of Hell, and how few there are that are saved." - Benedict Joseph Labre

"Okay then. The destiny didn't work with the Chosen One. So I'll do it instead." - Deeba

"We are all punished for the lives we have chosen, in one way or another." - Lauren Oliver

" should be gentle with the ignorant, for they are the chosen of God." - Mark Twain

"Mommy is one of the chosen people ... and daddy believes that Jesus is magic!" - Sarah Silverman

"The world that surrounded me disgusted me so I chosen to invent one of my own." - Pete Doherty

"No one loves a country as much as someone who has chosen to live in it." - Paul Gambaccini

"Tools of many kinds and well chosen, are one of the joys of a garden." - Liberty Hyde Bailey

"The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it." - Andrew Carnegie

"I was always the last one chosen for football games in Central Park." - Merlin Olsen

"Know that I'm chosen, one of the few/Staying on top - at least, one up on you" - Bun B

"Conceit, arrogance, and egotism are the essentials of patriotism. ... Patriotism assumes that our globe is divided into little spots, each one surrounded by an iron gate. Those who have had the fortune of being born on some particular spot, consider themselves better, nobler, grander, more intelligent than the living beings inhabiting any other spot. It is, therefore, the duty of everyone living on that chosen spot to fight, kill, and die in the attempt to impose his superiority upon all the others." - Emma Goldman

"Ancient poets and sages have called the earth the mother of all things. They could hardly have chosen a more attractive name, or one that was more appropriate. From her lap springs everything that possesses life and motion, everything that flourishes, fades, and has its fated day, and she tirelessly provides material for the countless varied bodies that are created - and then abandoned - by the life force in its unending, hidden progress through nature." - Jonas Hallgrimsson

"People always overestimate how complex business is. This isn't rocket science. We've chosen one of the world's simplest professions." - Jack Welch

"One can choose life, or choose death. Having chosen life, I must live it as it is." - Sheldon B. Kopp

"And it came to pass that in time the Great God Om spake unto Brutha, the Chosen One: "Psst!" - Terry Pratchett

"By preserving over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination." - Christopher Columbus

"Every book teaches a lesson, even if the lesson is only that one has chosen the wrong book." - Mason Cooley

"But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her." - Bible

"One can choose life, or choose death. Having chosen life, I must live it as it is." - Sheldon Kopp

"By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination." - Christopher Columbus

"It is the same: a chosen one is a man whom God's finger crushes against the wall." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"The Jewish people and their fate are the living witness for the absence of redemption. This, one could say, is the meaning of the chosen people; the Jews are chosen to prove the absence of redemption." - Leo Strauss

"We've chosen the path to equality, don't let them turn us around." - Geraldine Ferraro

"Men choose a religion, but a Christian is chosen by Jesus Christ." - Mehdi Dibaj

"Expose foes wit my hocus pocus flows, they froze now suckas idolize my chosen blows" - Tupac Shakur

"This is the sad bed of chosen chastity because you are miles and mountains away." - Erica Jong

"Big things are built one brick at a time. Victories are achieved one choice at a time. A life well lived is chosen one day at a time." - Lysa TerKeurst

"The life we want is not merely the one we have chosen and made. It is the one we must be choosing and making" - Wendell Berry

"Surely every one realizes, at some point along the way, that he is capable of living a far better life than the one he has chosen." - Henry Miller

"In short, evolution is as close to being a scientific fact as is possible for any theory, given that science is open - ended and no one can predict with certainty what may change in the future. The prospect that evolution by natural selection, at least as a broad mechanism, will be overthrown in the future is about as likely as the prospect of finding out some day that the Earth is really flat. Unfortunately, those who regard these scientific facts as a threat to faith have chosen to distort and misrepresent them to the public." - Victor J. Stenger

"Hypocrisy is the necessary burden of villainy, affectation part of the chosen trappings of folly; the one completes a villain, the other only finishes a fop." - Samuel Johnson

"True elegance consists not in having a closet bursting with clothes, but rather in having a few well-chosen numbers in which one feels totally at ease." - Coco Chanel

"One of the great joys of falling in love is the feeling that the most extraordinary person in the entire world has chosen you." - Gretchen Rubin

"If you ask the lion to protect from from wolves, you have only chosen to end in one belly instead of another." - Robert Jordan

"I feel like one of God's chosen people, having had the opportunity to share, with many fine companions, these varied and lovely realms of our natural world." - Fred Bear

"By placing confidence in violent means, one has chosen the very type of struggle with which the oppressors nearly always have superiority." - Gene Sharp

"Read an hour every day in your chosen field. This works out to about one book per week, fifty books per year, and will guarantee your success." - Brian Tracy

"And having once chosen, never to seek to return to the crossroads of that decision-for even if one chooses wrongly, the choice cannot be unmade." - Jacqueline Carey

"One must choose between God and Man, and all "radicals" and "progressives", from the mildest liberal to the most extreme anarchist, have in effect chosen Man." - George Orwell

"The idea of choice is easily debased if one forgets that the aim is to have chosen successfully, not to be endlessly choosing." - George W S Trow

"I am the servant of the Qur'an as long as I have life. I am the dust on the path of Muhammad, the Chosen One." - Rumi

"As with any turning point or instance when a new road is chosen and an old one forsaken, there are consequences." - Michael J Fox

"favorite.... One chosen as a companion by his superior; a mean wretch whose whole business is by any means to please." - Samuel Johnson

"In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer." - Television Catchphrases

"It was not the kind of surroundings in which any one with free will - if such a man existed - would have chosen to await death." - Graham Greene

"One should believe only what can be chosen to be true or just. Irrational (or unjustified) beliefs should be avoided because they can have disastrous practical consequences." - Mario Bunge

"In excluding me from the shadow cabinet, Margaret Thatcher has chosen what I believe to be the only wholly honest solution and one which I accept and welcome." - Edward Heath

"One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again." - Abraham Maslow

"In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer." - Joss Whedon

"There's nothing like a hit movie to make you think you're one of the chosen people. It's amazing how smart we are the morning after a hit opens." - Ned Tanen

"I'm a storyline. I'm the chosen one for negative stories and controversial things. If I worried about it all, I would go insane." - Ndamukong Suh

"I think my roles have been wonderfully varied. Not one has been racially stereotypical, and I have purposely chosen them like that." - Naomie Harris

"Parliament is a deliberative assembly of one nation.You choose a Member indeed; but when you have chosen him, heisnotthe Member for Bristol, but heisa Member of Parliament." - Edmund Burke

"I obviously enjoy being wealthy. It's enabled me to have a career that I've chosen and not one that I've been forced into." - Jamie Johnson

"We were the chosen people, chosen to be killed?" - Maurice Sendak

"Jazz is music made by and for people who have chosen to feel good in spite of conditions." - Johnny Griffin

"Women want to be chosen." - Shmuley Boteach

"My colors are logically chosen." - Mark Kostabi

"Friends should be chosen by a higher principle of selection than any worldly one. They should be chosen for character, for goodness, for truth and trustworthiness, because they have sympathy with us in our best thoughts and holiest aspirations, because they have community of mind in the things of the soul." - Hugh Black

"I was extremely fortunate to live around the corner from a recording studio and to be chosen to have a paper route to make enough money to pay for the music lessons. I was one of the chosen few to have a job and to walk through the curtain at Stax Records was just an amazing thing for me to do at age 14." - Booker T. Jones

"...even the richest personality is nothing before he has chosen himself, and on the other hand even what one might call the poorest personality is everything when he has chosen himself; for the great thing is not to be this or that but to be oneself, and this everyone can be if he wills it." - Soren Kierkegaard

"You basically have a group of four spies who are chosen for a mission they feel for the fact of how competent they are and how their expertise and they're the right one for the job. But ultimately they find out they've been actually chosen for their incompetence." - Matt Leblanc

"Determine to become one of the best. Sufficient money will almost automatically follow if you get to be one of the "best" in your chosen field, whatever it is." - Donald G Mitchell

"We have chosen Mahomet not as the most eminent Prophet; but as the one we are freest to speak of. He is by no means the truest of Prophets; but I do esteem him a true one." - Thomas Carlyle

"... the early evangelists recognized they could help the Jesus story make sense if Jesus was seen as someone who was chosen to appease the wrath of God - hence, the 'anointed one' who could do what no one else could do. .." - Doug Pagitt

"Two voices are there; one is of the sea, One of the mountains; each a mighty voice: In both from age to age thou didst rejoice, They were thy chosen music, Liberty!" - William Wordsworth

"I have three older brothers, and each one of them has chosen one of my parents' education. Two of them are actors, and the third is a doctor as my mother is." - Bill Skarsgard

"Determine to become one of the best. Sufficient money will almost automatically follow if you get to be one of the 'best' in your chosen field, whatever it is." - Donald G Mitchell

"Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They're absolutely free and worth a fortune" - Sam Walton

"From Paul to Stalin, the popes who have chosen Caesar have prepared the way for Caesars who quickly learn to despise popes." - Albert Camus

"If you are in Christ, you've been chosen to transcend the borders of your own glory, to reach out toward a greater glory, the glory of God." - Paul David Tripp

"Prayer is the very way God Himself has chosen for us to express our conscious need of Him and our humble dependence on Him." - John Stott

"Losing gracefully is commended but never chosen." - Mason Cooley

"The Jews were God's chosen people." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Much of your pain is self-chosen." - Khalil Gibran

"Friends are good,-good, if well chosen." - Daniel Defoe

"I think I've chosen the right path." - Jason Kenney

"Authority must be respected and chosen wisely." - Lech Walesa

"The path we have chosen is constitutional." - John Ashcroft

"The fantasy of the wedding day is that it represents undeniable public and private truth that you have been chosen. For that one day, you are the most valuable creature in the world - a treasure, a princess, a prize." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Most of all, I believe God has chosen to bless this series. In doing so, he's giving the country and maybe the world, one last, big wake-up call before the events transpire." - Tim Lahaye

"Now the line was drawn. Lucy had never thought that one of the fiercest battles of her life would be fought over a breakfast table, with quiet words carefully chosen." - Lisa Kleypas

"In regard to intellect and true virtue, every nation is on a par with the rest, and God has not in these respects chosen one people rather than another." - Baruch Spinoza

"The person who renders loyal service in a humble capacity will be chosen for higher responsibilities, just as the biblical servant who multiplied the one pound given him by his master was made ruler over ten cities..." - B C Forbes

"Not every one of our desires can be immediately gratified. We"ve got to learn to wait patiently for our dreams to come true, especially on the path we"ve chosen." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"How does it happen, Maecenas, that no one is content with that lot of which he has chosen or which chance has thrown his way, but praises those who follow a different course?" - Horace

"I've always chosen all my own material; no one ever told me what to sing or how to sing it, but I've always been pressured intensely to use musicians outside of my band." - Jane Monheit

"It didn't occur to him that she might have chosen to remain this way. That where he saw reserve and loneliness, Cassandra saw self-preservation and the knowledge that it was safer when one had less to lose." - Kate Morton

"Nothing about my birth - or yours - was random or accidental. I was born for this time - and so were you. We were each chosen for a particular, cosmically important task that can be done by no one else." - Christine Caine

"Unless we decide to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within just a few years from now, our destinies will already be chosen and our path towards hell unalterable as the carbon cycle feedbacks... kick in one after another." - Mark Lynas

"If my Catholic boyfriend and I ever have a kid, we'll just be honest with it. We'll say that Mommy is one of God's chosen people, and Daddy believes that Jesus is magic!" - Sarah Silverman

"Each one of us decides to incarnate upon this planet at a particular point in time and space. We have chosen to come here to learn a particular lesson that will advance us upon our spiritual, evolutionary pathway." - Louise Hay

"Not every one of our desires can be immediately gratified. We've got to learn to wait patiently for our dreams to come true, especially on the path we've chosen." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"This isn't about them. This is about Bella. She has never been the one for you, she had never chosen you, but you continue to destroy your life for her! - sam uley" - Stephenie Meyer

"My husband's the first one to say, "This is not the end of the world." We're doing what we want to do - what we have chosen to do - and we know the risks involved." - Cindy McCain

"It's always exciting when you work on a show that's written by one person because you know that their vision is so specific. I need to find out why this person has chosen these words to communicate this thought." - Jessalyn Gilsig

"Barack Obama is a president who, when he had to deal with the 2008 economic crisis, has led the American economy on a completely different path than the one that Europe has chosen eight years later." - Alexis Tsipras

"This isn't about them. This is about Bella. She has never been the one for you, she had never chosen you, but you continue to destroy your life for her! - sam uley" - Stephenie Meyer

"The conqueror and king in each one of us is the knower of truth. Let the knower awaken in us and drive the horses of the mind, emotions, and physical body on the pathway which that king has chosen." - George S. Arundale

"I think a lot of people settle with comfort. I've kinda pushed my whole life not to do that. There's nothing wrong with settling, it's definitely an easier life than the one I've chosen to live." - Aubrey Oday

"If God had not permitted the people of Jerusalem to be torn asunder and driven them from the land, but had let them keep it after before, no one could convince them that they are not God`s chosen people." - Martin Luther

"There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting to hear its deceitful chatter." - Guy Debord

"Stunted varieties were generally chosen, particularly if they had the side branches opposite or regular, for much depends upon this; a one-sided tree is of no value in the eyes of the Chinese." - Robert Fortune

"Each one of us decides to incarnate upon this planet at a particular point in time and space. We have chosen to come here to learn a particular lesson that will advance us upon our spiritual, evolutionary pathway." - Louise L Hay

"I haven't chosen any party yet because people choose parties when they get older. When it's time, I'll look, and if I can't find one to join, I'll make another party." - Malala Yousafzai

"In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication, you won't be able to do this." - Willie Mays

"The holidays are important, but the path I've chosen doesn't take that into consideration. I do what I can to enjoy them, but it's one of the sacrifices of being an athlete." - Brittany Bowe

"Soccer and cricket were my main sports growing up. I had trials as a soccer player with a few clubs interested, Crystal Palace being one, but it was cricket which became my chosen profession." - Ian Botham

"I think a lot of people settle with comfort. I've kinda pushed my whole life not to do that. There's nothing wrong with settling, it's definitely an easier life than the one I've chosen to live." - Aubrey O'Day

"Do I need fifty finger-painted pictures by my toddler, or is one enough to capture this time of life? Mementos work best when they're carefully chosen - and when they don't take up much room!" - Gretchen Rubin

"There are many things one thinks about in a painting. Often, it's how to handle your chosen medium and how to best reveal the light in a three-dimensional form on a two-dimensional surface." - Janice Tanton

"In its use of words poetry is just the reverse of science. Very definite thoughts do occur, but not because the words are so chosen as logically to bar out all possibilities save one." - David Daiches

"I got cast on 'MADtv' as one of eight permanent cast members chosen from 8,000 comics who'd been screened. For any comic trying to make something of themselves, that was like hitting triple 7s-jackpot." - Artie Lange

"My chosen occupation is' necessarily movie star; I see my chosen occupation as actor." - Sarah Gadon

"We ask the poet: 'What subject have you chosen?' instead of: 'What subject has chosen you?" - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

"We may not have chosen the time, but the time has chosen us." - John Lewis

"My chosen occupation isn't necessarily movie star; I see my chosen occupation as actor." - Sarah Gadon

"There will be no doubt about His having chosen you when you have chosen Him." - Charles Spurgeon

"God has taken his chosen people, the problem being you are the only non-chosen person." - Moby

"My chosen occupation isn't necessarily movie star; I see my chosen occupation as actor." - Sarah Gadon

"God does not lead all His servants by one road, nor in one way, nor at one time; for God is in all things; and that man is not serving God aright, who can only serve Him in his own self-chosen way." - Johannes Tauler

"How do you know the chosen ones? No greater love hath a man than he lay down his life for his brother. Not for millions, not for glory, not for fame... for one person. In the dark. Where no one will ever know or see." - SebastiAn

"Maybe the girl would get strong enough to withstand an ink exchange with one of the chosen faeries. If not, he could always give her to one of the weaker fey. It seemed a shame to waste a lovely broken toy." - Melissa Marr

"Total freedom is never what one imagines and, in fact, hardly exists. It comes as a shock in life to learn that we usually only exchange one set of restrictions for another. The second set, however, is self-chosen, and therefore easier to accept." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"She did not want to be that woman - the one of whom they spoke. She had never planned to be that woman. Somehow, it had happened, however...somehow, she had lost her way and, without realizing it, she had chosen this staid, boring life instead of a different, more adventurous one." - Sarah Maclean

"I felt someone should personally thank every rock out there for the human misery it had absorbed. We should kiss them one by one & say, we are sorry, but something strong & lasting had to do this for May, & you are the chosen ones. God bless your rock hearts." - Sue Monk Kidd

"I hymn and bless Your uncountable compassion and philanthropy, as You desired to number me with Your chosen servants. Look down, now, upon me the lowly one, O God and Master, Lord of mercy, Ruler of all and All-powerful One, hearken to my prayer, and fulfill my entreaties in praise." - Marina of Aguas Santas

"She either confused me with a much older child or else she glimpsed deep inside my soul and perceived a hole that needed filling. I've always chosen to believe the latter. After all, it's the librarian's one sworn purpose to bring books together with their one true reader." - Kate Morton

"I think I've always sort of been on the more boyish spectrum of girls. For example, I've never been chosen as 'one of the top-five hottest actresses in a bikini.' And honestly, it's a godsend. When I was younger, I'd think, 'Oh, I'm the prettiest one. It's not Halle Berry. It's not!' But it is, you know?" - Julia Roberts

"God has a church upon the earth, who are His chosen people, who keep His commandments. He is leading, not stray offshoots, not one here and one there, but a people. The truth is a sanctifying power, but the church militant is not yet the church triumphant..." - Ellen G White

"Regardless of your chosen faith, at the end of your life's journey, your heart will be measured in two ways. One, the weight of your conscience must far outweigh the weight of a feather. Two, any impurities in your heart must weigh no more than one feather." - Suzy Kassem

"We have chosen to bring future generations into this world of rising seas and warming temperatures, droughts and floods, heat waves and wildfires, a world in which one in four mammals and one in eight birds are at risk of disappearing forever. While the damage we've done is irreversible, that doesn't give us the right to do nothing." - Leonor Varela

"The best advice that anyone can give you for choosing a specific career is never to accept someone else's advice. Indeed, one of the biggest reasons for choosing the career you have chosen should be that no one told you to." - Ernie J Zelinski

"My mom is one of my role models in a complicated way. I learned from her how to be a good mom. She was one of those natural moms who really took to it. Her chosen profession was teaching. She loves kids. But she was extremely frustrated and unhappy because for much of my life she was a stay-at-home mom." - Leslie Morgan Steiner



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