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Take Me As I Am Quotes


"I wish they would take me as I am." - Vincent Van Gogh

"I wish they would only take me as I am." - Vincent Van Gogh

"I am what I am, so take me as I am!." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"He has to take me as I am, broken bits and all." - Ann Aguirre

"Will you take me as I am? Strung out on another man...California, I'm comin' home." - Joni Mitchell

"Take me, I am the drug; take me, I am hallucinogenic." - Salvador Dali

"Either kill me or take me as I am, because I'll be damned if I ever change." - Marquis De Sade

"What I like are films that take me seriously, that don't treat me as more stupid than I am." - Michael Haneke

"I think you have to take me for me. I am who I am." - Harry Styles

"If my devils are to leave me, I am afraid my angels will take flight as well." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"Death should take me while I am in the mood." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"I am a great fan of the universe, which I take literally: as one. All of it interests me, and it interests me in detail." - Diane Ackerman

"All of us sport an invisible sign around our necks - "AS IS." It means, take me as I am. I may not become what you want me to be. And I'm far, far from perfect. But I have some great qualities, too, as well as my share of faults. You will have to take me "AS IS" and I'll take you that way, too." - Steve Goodier

"But do not ask me where I am going, As I travel in this limitless world, Where every step I take is my home." - Dogen

"Today, and everyday, take as your personal mantra: I am what I am and what I am is wonderful." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"I would much prefer that they take me as I am, that way the experience is genuine between the both of us." - George Duke

"As happy as I am off the floor, on the floor I am the opposite. I don't take any crap." - Gilbert Arenas

"I am willing to put myself through anything; temporary pain or discomfort means nothing to me as long as I can see that the experience will take me to a new level." - Diana Nyad

"Precious Lord, take my hand, Lead me on, let me stand, I am tired, I am weak, I am worn; Thru the storm, thru the night, Lead me on to the light, Take my hand, precious Lord, lead me home." - Thomas A. Dorsey

"I am alone and miserable. Only someone as ugly as I am could love me." - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

"So here I am. This is as good as it gets. Take it or leave it." - Chuck Palahniuk

"As long as you know I am waiting, take your time flowers of the spring." - Yukio Mishima

"When you're as famous as I am, stories take on a life of their own." - Norman Wisdom

"I think people take me as seriously as I want them to. They take me as seriously as I take myself - let's put it that way." - Dolly Parton

"I am a scientist. I go where the facts take me." - Willie Soon

" for me, I am intact; and I don't care." - Arthur Rimbaud

"As for me, I am a watercolor. I wash off." - Anne Sexton

"As for me, I am a watercolor. I wash off." - Anne Sexton

"I want to go as far as it will take me. I would love to go pro, but if that doesn't happen, I am a gourmet chef and would like to open my own restaurant." - Paige VanZant

"I want everybody to succeed. It's just part of who I am. I probably do that with my kids tenfold. I'm as insecure as the next person, but it doesn't ever take me over." - Lisa Rinna

"I just want to bring as much natural as I can. I'm not saying that people who take acting lessons are false. They're much better than I am, but it doesn't work for me." - Betty White

"I see myself playing as long as I am partially enjoying the game and partially successful and they are paying me. But honestly, two more years is about all I can take." - Brett Hull

"My friend is one... who take me for what I am." - Henry David Thoreau

"I really am pretty boring. There's no reason to take pictures of me." - Kat Dennings

"Take me now baby here as I am Pull me close, try and understand Desire is hunger is the fire I breathe Love is a banquet on which we feed." - Patti Smith

"Although I may not be a lioness, I am a lion's cub, and inherit many of his qualities; and as long as the King of France treats me gently he will find me as gentle and tractable as he can desire; but if he be rough, I shall take the trouble to be just as troublesome and offensive to him as I can." - Elizabeth I

"I am a proud Montrealer. Jobs will take me where they take me, but nothing will ever be able to convince me to leave my home." - Jay Baruchel

"I am as my creator made me and since He is satisfied, so am I." - Minnie Smith

"They should regard me as what I am. I am a spiritual leader and teacher." - Louis Farrakhan

"I am dying a thousand cruel and unusual deaths as fifty pairs of eyes take me in, size me up like something that should be hanging over a fireplace in a gentleman's den." - Libba Bray

"Of course, when strangers see me, they're star-struck because of who I am, but my friends take me as a friend because I'm their friend - not because I'm a movie star." - Quvenzhane Wallis

"You should know," said Estella. "I am what you have made me. Take all the praise, take all the blame; take all the success, take all the failure; in short, take me." - Charles Dickens

"The same way I want them to take me seriously. I want them to look at my music as kind of like an open book to who I am inside." - Kaci Brown

"I want to keep audiences off balance, so they don't know who I am or how to take me. If I duck and weave, as Frank Bruno might say, I'll have a longer shelf life." - Robert Carlyle

"I am very much aware of the visual side of things. I do a lot of photography. I often take Polaroids of things that strike me as visually interesting, just to remember them and perhaps use later." - Helena Christensen

"As a writer, I am constantly aware that I take my life in my hands with everything I do and say. It's just a fact of life. For me it always has been." - Mohsin Hamid

"As of today, I have absolutely no regrets. I think I am a mature person who can take things in stride. I'm grateful for people in my past. They helped me get to where I am, wherever that is. But now, I am thinking for myself and sitting in on all the business transactions." - Marilyn Monroe

"I am willing to put myself through anything; temporary pain or discomfort means nothing to me as long as I can see that the experience will take me to a new level. I am interested in the unknown, and the only path to the unknown is through breaking barriers, an often-painful process." - Diana Nyad

"Will what I am about to do, bring me closer to, or take me further from my goals?" - Zig Ziglar

"Take all away from me, but leave me Ecstasy, And I am richer then than all my Fellow Men" - Emily Dickinson

"Take all away from me, but leave me Ecstasy, And I am richer then than all my Fellow Men-." - Emily Dickinson

"Every step I take, I am alive. I am Life." - Happy Rhodes

"You only know me as you see me, not as I actually am" - Immanuel Kant

"I don't take drugs: I am drugs." - Salvador Dali

"If the film isn't in some way going to study behavior then I'm not interested, but the reason why I'm not interested in directing in film is that it would take me, to be as good an artist as I feel I am an actor, it would take me another 35 just to conquer..." - Bruce Dern

"I live for those rare and delicious moments when the words on the page take off and I am the bystander, watching as the tale shows me what will happen next." - Robert Reed

"I do not send their Lordships the particulars of our losses and damages by this, as it would take me much time; and I am willing none should be lost in letting them know an event of such consequence." - John Byng

"I love you more than I could ever promise because you take me the way I am." - Ingrid Michaelson

"I am as I am, And so is a stone; Them that don't like me, Must leave me alone." - Neal A Maxwell

"Unless I am what I am and feel what I feel - as hard as I can and as honestly and truly as I can - then I am nothing. Let me feel guilty ... don't try to educate me ... don't protect me." - Elizabeth Janeway

"If I am practicing on the wire, and you pushed me, I would not move, and if you take a piece of wood and beat me up on the shoulder and the head, I would not move. You would not put me out of balance. You would not be able to. I am solid as granite when I am on the tight rope, and I should be." - Philippe Petit

"I know who I am. I don't see myself as this whoever they see me as." - John Calipari

"I am me and I am okay." - Virginia Satir

"I am not going to sit on my ass as the events that affect me unfold to determine the course of my life. I'm going to take a stand. I'm going to defend it." - John Hughes

"Going by my past journey, I am not certain where life will take me, what turns and twists will happen; nobody knows where they will end up. As life changes direction, I'll flow with it." - Katrina Kaif

"This year I am choosing to live beyond my wildest dreams. I wonder where they'll take me." - Oprah Winfrey

"I can't help it if the ladies take note of me; I am not going to protest." - Nelson Mandela

"Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me." - Colin Farrell

"I'm fairly competant as a director and actor, but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer. I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well. I take it personally. Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what you think could be changed." - Tim Robbins

"I don't see anybody categorized as a 'fashion diva,' except for me! And I like that. I am thought of as a diva because I wear an evening dress and I take care of my look when I go out. I go to parties regarding business, not for fun. And that's why they call me a 'diva.'" - Donatella Versace

"God says, "there's nothing you can do to be accepted, trust me and and let me change you." And at the end of the day, acceptance isn't about what I do, or what I don't do. Acceptance is about me trusting God to take me exactly as I am and take me to something different. And I think that's what we should have for people." - LeCrae

"Lucky for me, as old as I am, I can still change." - Alice Neel

"I try to take a snapshot of who I am now, who I am becoming, as opposed to who I was when I was first starting to make records. I'm not trying to make boring adult music, but I try to make music more reflective of what matters to me now." - El-P

"Take me as godfather." The man asked, "Who art thou?" "I am Death, and I make all equal." Then said the man, "Thou art the right one, thou takest the rich as well as the poor, without distinction; thou shalt be godfather." Death answered, "I will make thy child rich and famous, for he who has me for a friend can lack nothing." - Jacob Grimm

"LSD, yeah, the big parade - everybody's doin' it now. Take LSD, then you are a poet, an intellectual. What a sick mob. I am building a machine gun in my closet now to take out as many of them as I can before they get me." - Charles Bukowski

"It doesn't matter. You are what you are. I am what I am. We are the same-when you take the time to remember me." - Christopher Pike

"As for what I have done as a poet, I take no pride in whatever. Excellent poets have lived at the same time with me, poets more excellent lived before me, and others will come after me. But that in my country I am the only person who knows the truth in the difficult science of colors-of that, I say, I am not a little proud, and here have a consciousness of superiority to many." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The selfie has become a new autograph, but it takes twice as long to do as a real autograph. I do it because I'm like, "What am I going to do, these people bought me my house." Why am I not going to take a picture with them except I always say, "You have to hold it up! Shoot down or it's really ugly if you shoot up!" So not only does it take longer, you have to teach them camera angles." - John Waters

"I don't have to prove anything to anyone. As a result, I am ready to take up again the characters who are closer to what I really am." - Christopher Reeve

"It's hard for me to take care of myself, let's put it that way. I am my last priority." - Rachel Zoe

"I have always said I will be in politics to serve as best as I can and it will take me wherever it will take me." - George Papandreou

"As a person, I believe that I am sensitive, which helped me be the artist I am." - Nadia Ali

"My father made me who I am. He gave me a basketball and told me to play with the ball, sleep with the ball, dream with the ball. Just don't take it to school. I used it as a pillow, and it never gave me a stiff neck." - Shaquille Oneal

"My father made me who I am. He gave me a basketball and told me to play with the ball, sleep with the ball, dream with the ball. Just don't take it to school. I used it as a pillow, and it never gave me a stiff neck." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Be as just and gracious unto me, As I am confident and kind to thee." - William Shakespeare

"Is everyone as wrong about me as I am about them?" - Carrie Jones

"And... as long as they need me, it's easier to forget that I am alone." - Sarah Maclean

"Be as just and gracious unto me, As I am confident and kind to thee." - William Shakespeare

"For as long as you remember me, I am never entirely lost." - Frederick Buechner

"I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together." - John Lennon

"George Bush is just as much in the dark as I am, and it scares me." - Adam Levine

"How old am I? I'm as old as my mother told me. How's that?" - Charles Manson

"People don't expect me to be as funny as I am." - Alicia Keys

"Buy me a drink, sing me a song; take me as I come, cause I can't stay long." - Tom Petty

"I am, beneath everything else, a fan. I was fixed in this mode as a young boy and am awed by people who take the risks of performance." - Roger Ebert

"And I pray one prayer-I repeat it till my tongue stiffens-Catherine Earnshaw, may you not rest as long as I am living; you said I killed you-haunt me, then! The murdered do haunt their murderers, I believe. I know that ghosts have wandered on earth. Be with me always- take any form-drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you!" - Emily Bronte

"I don't pretend to be perfect. I want people to see me as I am." - Kristen Stewart

"I need someone physically stronger than me.... I am always on top. It's really unfortunate. I am begging for the man that can put me on the bottom. Or the woman. Anybody that can take me down." - Angelina Jolie

"They have accepted me as an individual, as a personality, as an entity. I belong! I am important! I am somebody!" - Beatrice Sparks

"I am what I am. I love me! And I don't mean that egotistically - I love that God has allowed me to take whatever it was that I had and to make something out of it." - Stevie Wonder

"Imperious, choleric, irascible, extreme in everything, with a dissolute imagination the like of which has never been seen, atheistic to the point of fanaticism, there you have me in a nutshell, and kill me again or take me as I am, for I shall not change." - Marquis De Sade

"I am hungry, feed me; I am bored, amuse me." - Alexandre Dumas

"Nothing that ever happens in life can take away the fact that I am me. So I have to go on being me." - Monica Dickens

"The Degree to which I am blessed staggers me... the degree to which I take that for granted shames me. -Streetwalking with Jesus" - John Green

"I take with me Kentucky, embedded in my brain and heart, in my flesh and bone and blood. Since I am Kentucky, and Kentucky is part of me." - Jesse Stuart

"I've got no idea when I am going to retire. Whenever they pick me up and take me to the funeral home, I guess." - Colonel Sanders

"I don't have a mentor in the strict definition. I take as much advice and inspiration as I can from the people I am close to." - Natalie Massenet

"Dear God, Please free me from false appetites and take away my pain. Take from me my addicted self, and show me who I am. Unchain my heart so I might live a freer life at last. Amen" - Marianne Williamson

"Thou hast put me in this world for something, Lord; show me what that is, and help me to work out my life-purpose: I cannot do much, but as the widow put in her two mites, which were all her living, so, Lord, I cast my time and eternity too into thy treasury; I am all thine; take me, and enable me to glorify thee now, in all that I say, in all that I do, and with all that I have." - Charles Spurgeon

"Yes here I am doing what I do best; and that's taking a selfie. People make fun of me but the reality is if I didn't take them you would never see me as I want to be seen. I'm a difficult subject and my greatest fear is dying and someone finding my phone and the hundreds upon hundreds of selfies." - Sara Quin

"Don't expect anything ordinary from me, i'm weird, and i like myself as i am" - Tablo

"I am asking you again to marry me as I did a fortnight ago." - Hugh Walpole

"As for me, I am in pursuit of excellence. I have no time to get old." - Will Eisner

"It seems as though I've always been, somebody outside looking in, well, here I am for all of them to bleed, but they can't take my heart from me, and they can't bring me to my knees, they'll never know the real me." - Mariah Carey

"It seems as though I've always been,somebody outside looking in,well, here I am for all of them to bleed,but they can't take my heart from me,and they can't bring me to my knees,they'll never know the real me." - Mariah Carey

"As long as I am acting, I will do only Telugu films. I want to take Telugu films to the world. Everyone should talk about our films." - Mahesh Babu

"If I haven't anything to write, I am just as anxious to 'take my pen in hand' as though I had a message to deliver, a cause to plead, or a problem to unfold. Nothing but writing rests me; only then do I seem completely myself!" - Kate Douglas Wiggin

"As busy as I am wherever I am, I..." - Chris Gardner

"In general, the few directors that I've worked with that I really respect have taught me a lot about who I am and they've opened me up as an actor. I want to take some of that to apply it to when I'm directing actors." - Dave Franco

"Do ye want me?" he whispered. "Sassenach, will ye take me - and risk the man that I am, for the sake of the man ye knew?" - Diana Gabaldon

"I am quite sure that in the hereafter she will take me by the hand and lead me to my proper seat." - Bernard Baruch

"I am now trying to trust the universe to take care of me and not necessarily rely on other people to make me happy." - John Magaro

"I am not such an egotist as to believe that God has spared me because I am I. I believe there is work for me to do and that I am spared to do it, just as you are." - Eddie Rickenbacker

"I am responsible for me. I can kind of take care of what I need to do and should do what I like to do." - Vince Gill

"I will not join any club who will take me as a member." - Charlie Chaplin

"I take with me the conscience of defeat as a victory banner." - Fernando Pessoa

"I think my wife would take objection to any characterization of me as perfect." - Peter Blair Henry

"If you take my equipment away from me, I might as well retire." - John Okeefe

"I conceive disgust at those impertinent and misbecoming familiarities, inscribed upon your ordinary tombstones. Every dead man must take upon himself to be lecturing me with his odious truism, that "such as he now is, I must shortly be." Not so shortly, friend, perhaps, as thou imaginest. In the meantime I am alive. I move about. I am worth twenty of thee. Know thy betters!" - Charles Lamb

"I am definitely going to take a course on time management... just as soon as I can work it into my schedule." - Louis E Boone

"As to blood-ah, blood, the whole subject fascinates me. I do like that as well, warm and dripping, when I am thirsty. And I am often thirsty." - Christopher Pike

"A lot of people say I am using all the procedures for my face. I didn't do anything. I live a healthy life, I take care of my skin and my body. I'm against Botox, I'm against injections; I think it's damaging your face, damaging your nerves. It's all me. I will age gracefully, as my mom does." - Melania Trump

"When I love somebody, I like him to be around; I like him to take me out to dinner; I like to look at the sunset with him. But if not, I love him and I hope he's looking at the same sun I am. Loving someone liberates the lover as well as the beloved. And that kind of love comes with age. Some of this wisdom came to me after I was 50 or 60." - Maya Angelou

"As the world is weary of me so am I of it." - John Knox

"As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me." - Abdul Kalam

"I am a trained professional liar. Do not read me as a textbook." - Laura Anne Gilman

"Come, enter into my imagination and see me as I truly am." - Dan John

"Speak of me as I am. Nothing extenuate, nor set down aught in malice." - William Shakespeare

"I am honored that they would include me in the Cabinet as a member and contributor." - Darius Rucker

"I am unwilling to be wholly good-and please don't regard me as wholly evil!" - Ayn Rand

"Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction." - Jawaharlal Nehru

"I am happy to know that my husband regards me as a woman and a person." - Katherine Dunham

"I am viewed as the Negro who has gone outside of the categories assigned to me." - Anthony Braxton

"Thank you for accepting me as I am, with my virtues and defects." - Jenni Rivera

"Who I am as a father is far more important to me than the public perception." - Bruce Willis

"As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me." - A P J Abdul Kalam

"It does irritate me when I am described as a controversialist and commentator on Israel." - Tony Judt

"I use photography as a way to help me understand why I am here. The camera helps me to see." - Trent Parke

"If I murmur in the least at affliction, if I am in any way uncharitable, if I revenge my own case, if I do anything purely to please myself or omit anything because it is a great denial, if I trust myself, if I take any praise for any good which Christ does by me, or if I am in any way proud, I shall act as my own and not God"s." - Jonathan Edwards

"If I murmur in the least at affliction, if I am in any way uncharitable, if I revenge my own case, if I do anything purely to please myself or omit anything because it is a great denial, if I trust myself, if I take any praise for any good which Christ does by me, or if I am in any way proud, I shall act as my own and not God's." - Jonathan Edwards



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