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Never Asking For Anything Quotes


"I learned also that the best way to keep out of trouble was by never complaining or asking for anything." - Marilyn Monroe

"People perceive me as a commodity. They just don't think anything of asking for five minutes of my time. It never occurs to them that if they're asking for it and another thousand people are asking, I don't have 1,000 five minutes to give." - Stephen Jay Gould

"We pray pious blether, our will is not in it, and then we say God does not answer; we never asked Him for anything. Asking means that our wills are in what we ask." - Oswald Chambers

"Prayers never bring anything... They may bring solace to the sap, the bigot, the ignorant, the aboriginal, and the lazy - but to the enlightened it is the same as asking Santa Claus to bring you something for Xmas" - W C Fields

"I don't believe in asking God for anything. If I am worthy, He will give it to me. I think we should earn his blessings; I have never believed in mannats." - Abhishek Bachchan

"Never take anything for granted." - Benjamin Disraeli

"I have never been disappointed upon asking microorganisms for whatever I wanted." - Kinichiro Sakaguchi

"The Lord never tires of forgiving. It is we who tire of asking for forgiveness." - Pope Francis

"Love is... never asking for more than you are prepared to give." - Kim Casali

"When I began my pilgrimage I left the Los Angeles area without a cent, having faith that God would provide me with everything I needed. Although I have never asked for anything, God has provided me with everything along the way. Without ever asking for anything I've been supplied." - Peace Pilgrim

"How beautiful to find a heart that loves you, without asking you for anything, but to be okay." - Khalil Gibran

"Let's not forget that God never gets tired of forgiving so let's never get tired of asking for forgiveness," - Pope Francis

"Away with the one who is always seeking, for he never finds anything; for he is seeking where nothing can be found. Away with the one who is always knocking, for he knocks where there is no one to open; away with the one who is always asking, for he asks of one who does not hear." - Tertullian

"You're never too old for anything!" - Betty White

"I was never trained for anything" - Alan Ladd

"You can never know anything for sure." - Kit Williamson

"I was never trained for anything." - Alan Ladd

"The Bagginses had lived in the neighbourhood of The Hill for time out of mind, and people considered them very respectable, not only because most of them were rich, but also because they never had any adventures or did anything unexpected: you could tell what a Baggins would say on any question without the bother of asking him." - J R R Tolkien

"Was there a reason behind it? There would be no point in asking Zaphod, he never appeared to have a reason for anything he did at all: he had turned unfathomability into an art form. He attacked everything in life with a mixture of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence and it was often difficult to tell which was which." - Douglas Adams

"Do not forget this: the Lord never wearies of forgiving! We are the ones who weary of asking for forgiveness." - Pope Francis

"Simon Peter, who embarrassed the other disciples at the Last Supper by asking for seconds. Never got a dinner!" - Red Buttons

"My morale has never been higher than since I stopped asking for grants to keep my lab going." - Robert Pollack

"All giving is asking, and all asking is an asking for love." - Sigmund Freud

"Rat race is the perfect name for it,' she said. 'We're always going and going and going, and never asking where. Did you ever hear of having more than you wanted? So that you couldn't want anything else and then started looking for something else to want? It seems like we're always searching for something to satisfy is, and never finding it. Maybe if we could lose our cool we would." - S E Hinton

"Jesus is not asking us to do anything for him that he hasn't already done for us, under conditions of difficulty beyond our comprehension." - Timothy Keller

"Jesus is not asking us to do anything for him that he has' already done for us, under conditions of difficulty beyond our comprehension." - Timothy Keller

"Contemplating an object fixedly with the mind, asking myself, 'What is it?' without thinking of any other object or relating it to anything else for hours on end." - Simone Weil

"You can't make anything authentic by asking people what they want because they don't know what they want. That's what they're looking at you for." - Thom Mayne

"The Saint finds her true reason for living in unconditional love and in her ability to give without asking anything in return." - Paulo Coelho

"When all is said and done, the unselfish acts of what we have done without asking for anything in return, will have said it all." - Brian Jett

"I never step upon a stage without asking myself whether I will succeed in finishing the opera. The fact is that a conscientious singer is never sure of himself or of anything. He is ever in the hands of Destiny." - Enrico Caruso

"I could never accept life as it was, I could never gobble down all its poisons bu there were parts, tenuous magic parts open for the asking." - Charles Bukowski

"Got everything I'm asking for but you." - Drake

"I appreciate folks asking for my autograph." - Wolfman Jack

"Never settle for anything less than your best." - Brian Tracy

"The soul may ask God for anything, and never fail." - Annie Dillard

"Dubai will never settle for anything less than first place." - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

"I have never asked a prime minister for anything" - Rupert Murdoch

"I'm ready for anything. That's probably why it never happens." - Kinky Friedman

"Never settle for anything less than you want." - PJ Harvey

"Donald Trump never apologizes for anything to anyone." - Hillary Clinton

"Never do anything yourself that others can do for you." - Agatha Christie

"I have never been an activist for anything." - Jim Parsons

"I never used the press for anything except my charity." - Heather Mills

"I tried never to take anything for granted." - Cilla Black

"I really never get recognized at all for anything." - Jennifer Ehle

"Never think there is anything impossible for the soul. ." - Swami Vivekananda

"Drunkenness is never anything but a substitute for happiness." - Andre Gide

"I would never do anything just for spite." - Justin Timberlake

"People in New York never have time for anything." - Marina Abramovic

"We never really did anything just for fun." - Alejandra Deheza

"We are in for a very, very long haul.... I am asking for everything you have to give. We will never give up..." - Jill Ruckelshaus

"You wish they understood, as you do, that there is no escape and never was, that from the moment two cells combined to become one they were doomed. You wish they understood that there is joy in this fact, greater joy and love in just this one last moment than they experienced in the entirety of their lives. Because even in this last moment there is still Everything, whole galaxies and eons, the sum total of every experience across time, shrunk to the head of a pin, theirs for the asking, right here, right now. And so anything, anything, anything is possible." - Ron Currie Jr.

"My main goal was to not tell my mom anything or anyone anything. Even within our family, we like to do it ourselves, we like to be our own boss, and we don't like asking for help." - Jillian Hervey

"We need never refrain from asking anything of God simply on the ground that we think it impossible. God specializes in "impossible" things that are too good to be true." - Carroll Eugene Simcox

"If you stop complaining and asking for what you never will get, you will have a good life. A good life is not measured by any biblical span." - Ernest Hemingway

"The best educators I have met never stop asking questions. Some of them have taught for forty years and continue to be energized by new possibilities." - Carol Ann Tomlinson

"I would never offer advice without the person asking for it. I, in general, don't believe in giving advice, actually, as a human being I don't." - Joan Chen

"I'm not asking for forever, Tamani said. Yet. I'm just asking for a moment." - Aprilynne Pike

"I'm not asking for more entitlement programs; I'm asking for more enterprise." - Van Jones

"I never said anything that was unprintable. Never said anything just for the sake of being startling." - Bette Davis

"Let us go back to the Lord. The Lord never tires of forgiving: never! It is we who tire of asking his forgiveness. Let us ask for the grace not to tire of asking forgiveness, because he never tires of forgiving." - Pope Francis

"Don't bother asking God for answers about life. Most likely you're asking the wrong questions." - Josh Kilmer-Purcell

"Liberals love to say things like, "We're just asking everyone to pay their fair share." But government is not about asking. It is about telling. The difference is fundamental. It is the difference between making love and being raped, between working for a living and being a slave. The Internal Revenue service is not asking anybody to do anything. It confiscates your assets and puts you behind bars if you don't pay." - Thomas Sowell

"Violence never settles anything." - Genghis Khan

"Violence never solves anything." - Genghis Khan

"I never regret anything." - Ai Weiwei

"Never Explain Anything" - H P Lovecraft

"People never notice anything." - J D Salinger

"Never label anything 'Miscellaneous.'" - Gretchen Rubin

"If you want access to the files of valuable information in a computer, you must understand how to retrieve the data by asking for it with the proper commands. Likewise, what enables you to get anything you want from your own personal databanks is the commanding power of asking questions." - Tony Robbins

"It would hardly benefit me to hold anything back unnecessarily, when I know what I'm asking. For you to find a needle in-God, not even a haystack. A needle in a tower full of other needles." - Cassandra Clare

"Above all, I will keep an open heart. As I move on the right path I will recieve great happiness as a reward without asking for anything in return." - Sun Simiao

"I have just read your dispatch about sore-tongued and fatigued horses, Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of your army have done since the Battle of Antietam that fatigues anything?" - Abraham Lincoln

"A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint" - Edward James Olmos

"I have just read your dispatch about sore tongued and fatigued horses. Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of your army have done since the battle of Antietam that fatigue anything?" - Abraham Lincoln

"A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint." - Edward James Olmos

"Don't apologize for asking for what you deserve." - Mika Brzezinski

"I have tried raising money by asking for it, and by not asking for it. I always got more by asking for it." - Millard Fuller

"Never before has the world been so desperately asking for answers to crucial questions, and never before has the world been so frantically committed to the idea that no answers are possible." - Edmund Clowney

"Simon I've been trying to call you, but it seems like your phone is turned off. I don't know where you are right now. I don't know if Clary's already told you what happened tonight. But I have to go to Magnus's and I'd really like you to be there. I'm scared for my brother. I never ask you for anything, Simon, but I'm asking you now. Please come. Isabelle. Simon let the letter fall from his hand. He was out of the apartment and on his way down the steps before it had even hit the floor." - Cassandra Clare

"Always think twice before asking anything of anyone that ends in the words, on your face." - Dana Gould

"I have never waited for anything the way I've waited for today, when nothing will happen." - Marguerite Duras

"Don't wait for anything; simply because what you are waiting for may never come!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I've never worked so hard for anything in my life as I have for you." - Sylvia Day

"Never sacrifice your life for anything! Sacrifice everything for life! Life is the ultimate goal." - Rajneesh

"Live for who and what you love and never compromise your beliefs for anything or anyone." - Zayn Malik

"I was never a very dependable employee for anything. Perfect for the actor's life!" - John C Reilly

"Never ask for anything! Never for anything, and especially from those who are stronger than you. They'll make the offer themselves, and give everything themselves." - Mikhail Bulgakov

"Scientists never stop asking. They're little kids who never grew up." - Sylvia Earle

"All I'm asking for is what I want." - Rickey Henderson

"We keep asking for answers; God keeps sending us people." - Bob Goff

"It's asking for trouble to listen to music alone." - Janice Galloway

"That comes too late that comes for the asking." - Seneca the Younger

"Prayer is asking for guidance. Meditation is listening to it." - Sonia Choquette

"By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible." - Giovanni Niccolini

"Pain is a message asking for our help." - Gerald Epstein

"Many things are lost for want of asking." - George Herbert

"They don't know that I'm already asking for the moon." - Suzanne Collins

"The Chinese in this country aren't asking for integration." - Malcolm X

"By asking for the impossible we obtain the possible." - Proverbs

"Fear is just your feelings asking for a hug." - Danielle Sanchez-Witzel

"You create your opportunities by asking for them." - Shakti Gawain

"Think carefully before asking for justice. Mercy might be safer." - Mason Cooley

"I can be unbearable sometimes asking for so many takes." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri

"I'm not asking people to feel sorry for me." - Jack Abramoff

"A writer who isn't writing is asking for trouble." - Walter Kirn

"That's how I became the damaged party boy who wandered through the wreckage, blood streaming from his nose, asking questions that never required answers. That's how I became the boy who never understood how anything worked. That's how I became the boy who wouldn't save a friend. That's how I became the boy who couldn't love the girl." - Bret Easton Ellis

"He who wishes for anything but Christ, does not know what he wishes; he who asks for anything but Christ, does not know what he is asking; he who works, and not for Christ, does not know what he is doing." - Philip Neri

"Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom." - Ludwig Von Mises

"My grandpa always said asking a question is embarrassing for a moment, but not asking is embarrassing for a lifetime." - Haruki Murakami

"I will be asking for forgiveness, but hopefully I won't have to be asking for much forgiveness." - Donald Trump

"You owe the companies nothing. You especially don't owe them any courtesy. They have re-arranged the world to put themselves in front of you. They never asked for your permission, don't even start asking for theirs." - Banksy

"Never think you need to apologize for asking someone to give to a worthy cause, any more than as though you were giving him or her an opportunity to participate in a high-grade investment. The duty of giving is as much his or hers as is the duty of asking yours." - John D Rockefeller

"We don't think that we're begging for anything. We think we're demanding what is ours by right. And all we're asking for is an opportunity to do something for ourselves, rather than to sit around as a beggar, begging for jobs and begging for education from - for someone else for the rest of our lives." - Malcolm X

"One of the best aids to freedom is asking God for a lot of help-and asking often." - Joyce Meyer

"Asking for financial advice from a financial planner is like asking a barber if you need a hair cut." - Warren Buffett

"Prayer is not asking for what you think you want, but asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine." - Kathleen Norris

"Great leaders and great organizations are good at seeing what most of us can't see. They are good at giving us things we would never think of asking for." - Simon Sinek

"People keep asking me whether I'm going to vote for Obama or McCain in the election. But I'm like, why bother? There will never be another leader as good as he was." - Zach Braff

"It is hard to apply oneself to study when there is no money to pay for food and lodging. I almost never explain these things when folks are asking me why I don't do this or that." - Zora Neale Hurston

"Keep exploring. Keep dreaming. Keep asking why. Don't settle for what you already know. Never stop believing in the power of your ideas, your imagination, your hard work to change the world." - Barack Obama

"Asking "Am I choosing from my divinity or am I choosing from my humanity? " opens the door for us to experience realms of reality that we may never have visited before." - Debbie Ford

"Great leaders and great organizations are good at seeing what most of us ca' see. They are good at giving us things we would never think of asking for." - Simon Sinek

"Keep exploring. Keep dreaming. Keep asking why. Do' settle for what you already know. Never stop believing in the power of your ideas, your imagination, your hard work to change the world." - Barack Obama

"John Wooden would say never mistake activity for achievement. Sometimes we think we're really doing well on a given day. But 'What did you accomplish?' is the question that we should really be asking not 'What did we do?'" - Don Yaeger

"I never thought of asking anyone to do it for me. Something's wrong with me. In a time of trouble should people not be able to ask help without feeling demeaned?" - John Brunner

"If people are asking me for clubbing tips, then they're in real trouble. My clubbing tip is never go to a club, because they're horrible and I hate them. I'm more of a dinner party guy." - Simon Bird

"I'm kind of feeling ashamed now that I never get bullied. Everyone keeps asking me, but I don't, and it's kind of annoying. I wish I could say I did get bullied, because then everyone would feel sorry for me." - Nicholas Hoult

"If you never want to be criticized, for goodness sake don't do anything new." - Jeff Bezos

"Ive never had to fight hard for anything Ive gotten in the past." - Tyrese Gibson

"There has never been any 30-hour week for men who had anything to do." - Charles Kettering

"You never will find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it." - Charles Buxton

"Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven." - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

"The native must realize that colonialism never gives anything away for nothing." - Frantz Fanon

"I can never be on time for anything. I'm always 10 or 15 minutes late." - Ray Toro

"I've never thought there was anything I could hope to get by praying for it." - Julianna Baggott

"Fear of Failure becomes Fear of Success for those who Never Try Anything New." - Wayne Dyer

"You will never 'find' time for anything. If you want time, you must make it." - Charles Buxton

"We never do anything, consciously, for the last time, without sadness of heart." - Thomas De Quincey

"Never do anything for anyone who can just as well do it themself" - Abraham Lincoln

"I don't wait for moods - you'd never get anything done if you did." - Pearl S Buck

"The only way to be absolutely safe is to never try anything for the first time." - Magnus Pyke

"For forty days he went out into the desert - and never shot anything [on Jesus]" - Osbert Sitwell

"I've never done heroin or slept with people for money or anything." - Amy Sedaris

"Don't give anything away. Never make it easy for the guys you are trying to beat." - Bill Bowerman

"Trying to prove something to someone is never a valid reason for doing anything." - Iyanla Vanzant

"He's got a great sense of humor for a guy who never says anything." - Cassandra Clare

"I never for a moment considered killing myself, because it wouldn't have achieved anything." - Sebastian Faulks

"Taking responsibility means never blaming anyone else for anything you are being..... doing.... having, or feeling." - Susan Jeffers



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