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"Selfhood begins with a walking away, And love is proved in letting go." - Cecil Day-Lewis

"If you have worries, there is no better way to eliminate them than by walking them off. Just take them out for a walk. They may take wings and fly away!" - Dale Carnegie

"I'm walking away from the Troubles in my Life..." - Craig David

"Trying to find a heart that's not walking away." - Mat Kearney

"Breathe life into the weapon, don't take life away from it. Keep walking, because walking is life." - Masaaki Hatsumi

"They were always walking away from him. But he never seemed able to walk away from them." - Maggie Stiefvater

"Jeff knew full well what he was walking away from. Again, he needed to deal with this right away." - Kenneth Lay

"Life can be like walking on a high wire. Falling seems a tiny misstep away." - James Patterson

"How selfhood begins with a walking away, and love is proved in the letting go." - C Day Lewis

"Am I walking toward something I should be running away from?" - Shirley Jackson

"I am good at walking away. Rejection teaches you how to reject." - Jeanette Winterson

"When your target is too far away from you, continue walking singing the song you like." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"There are so many heroes just walking around in everyday life. It blows me away." - Charisma Carpenter

"An angry player can't argue with the back of an umpire who is walking away." - Bill Klem

"Standing with the poor means walking away from unethical leaders, even when their companies are 'succeeding.'" - Jacqueline Novogratz

"I love the idea of people walking away with the idea of hope and possibility." - Sarah Paulson

"He who limps is still walking." - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

"Stage is really hard work. You've got to do it every night. Not like doing it once and walking away." - Morgan Freeman

"No matter how rudely someone treats you, remain kind. Walking away at peace with yourself is worth it." - Anne Rice

"He had risked his life and now it was walking away from him, hand-in-hand with a Ruffian prince." - William Goldman

"You know I like that fight and I'm confident of walking away with two super-middleweight titles" - Jeff Lacy

"The worst mistake you can make is walking away from the person who actually stood there and waited for you..." - Drake

"Walking, working, barely breathing My thoughts, far away Heart aching, mind racing Sleep does not come easily, nor last long...." - Peter Winstanley

"Walking away, it's not the same as running, is it to you now, that you've run this in the ground?" - Chris Carrabba

"You want people walking away from the conversation with some kernel of wisdom or some kind of impact." - Harry Dean Stanton

"I walk away from him. It's enormously pleasing to me, this walking away. It's like being able to make people appear and vanish, at will." - Margaret Atwood

"Admire the world for never ending on you - as you would an opponent, without taking your eyes away from him, or walking away." - Annie Dillard

"People walking? Karma walking ... Buddha nature walking..!" - Frederick Franck

"People walking? Karma walking ... Buddha nature walking..!" - Frederick Franck

"Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees." - Karle Wilson Baker

"Walk like you have three men walking behind you." - Oscar De La Renta

"Walking around an early spring garden- going nowhere." - Kyoshi Takahama

"I then began to study arithmetical questions without any great apparent result, and without suspecting that they could have the least connexion with my previous researches. Disgusted at my want of success, I went away to spend a few days at the seaside, and thought of entirely different things. One day, as I was walking on the cliff, the idea came to me, again with the same characteristics of conciseness, suddenness, and immediate certainty, that arithmetical transformations of indefinite ternary quadratic forms are identical with those of non-Euclidian geometry." - Henri Poincare

"Just imagine walking away from something you've started. Something you really believed would be good. I don't think I could ever do that." - Jo Nesbo

"I saw you walking with your other man today. If I catch you one more time, I'm gonna blow you both away." - Eric Clapton

"Not bombs nor my broken heart can take away from me walking barefoot with you in jasmine June through the Field of Mars." - Paullina Simons

"Which would prove I'm a monster, Arnie? Sacrificing the people I love for the fight? Or walking away from the fight to save the people i love?" - David Wong

"The only way that we may overcome the world is by coming unto Christ. And coming to Christ means walking away from the world." - Sheri L Dew

"If you care about your longevity and health, be a socially affiliated baboon who is better than high-ranking ones at walking away from provocations." - Robert M. Sapolsky

"As I was walking up the stair I met a man who wasn't there. He wasn't there again today. I wish, I wish he'd stay away." - Hughes Mearns

"As I was walking up the stair, I met a man who wasn't there. He wasn't there again today. I wish, I wish he'd go away." - Hughes Mearns

"Memory is a child walking along a seashore. You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things." - Pierce Harris

"What you've done is done. You've got a goal you never reach, and it's always farther away. It keeps you walking. I don't want to sit down." - Christopher Lambert

"The compact between writing and walking is almost as old as literature - a walk is only a step away from a story, and every path tells." - Robert Macfarlane

"Real fatherhood means love and commitment and sacrifice and a willingness to share responsibility and not walking away from one's children." - William Bennett

"You make choices every day and almost every hour that keep you walking in the light or moving away toward darkness." - Henry B Eyring

"We've been helping you out in Alaska in considerable ways, and you're walking away from the responsibility, and we're not going to allow that." - Lisa Murkowski

"If you are walking backward, away from something you think is a mistake, you may be right in supposing it is a mistake, but for you to be walking backward is never right. You know what happens to people who walk backward.... We are meant to walk forward, not backward, and reaction is always a matter of walking backward." - J I Packer

"I always get carried away when I'm kissing. I just go nuts! Walking away after it is the strangest moment for me. It's embarrassing - not knowing what to say to each other." - Robert Pattinson

"But how can you walk away from something and still come back to it?" "Easy," said the cat. "Think of somebody walking around the world. You start out walking away from something and end up coming back to it." "Small world," said Coraline. "It's big enough for her," said the cat. "spiders' webs only have to be large enough to catch flies." Coraline shivered." - Neil Gaiman

"Come away; poverty's catching." - Aphra Behn

"Walking is the great adventure, the first meditation, a practice of heartiness and soul primary to humankind. Walking is the exact balance beween spirit and humility." - Gary Snyder

"Some people make your life better by walking into it while other people make your life better by simply walking out of it." - Wiz Khalifa

"You can't leave a footprint that lasts if you're always walking on tiptoe." - Marion Blakey

"Fame makes you feel permanently like a girl walking past construction workers." - Brad Pitt

"A friend is someone who walks into a room when everyone else is walking out." - Gary Moore

"The virtue of the soul does not consist in flying high, but in walking orderly." - Michel De Montaigne

"If you're walking the path of the dreamer, everything is possible." - Jared Leto

"Worrying is stupid. it's like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain." - Wiz Khalifa

"Walking is easy ... but it requires faith to find the right path." - John Twelve Hawks

"I'm a walking record." - Rickey Henderson

"Management by Walking Around" - David Packard

"It's the loneliest feeling in the world-to find yourself standing up when everybody else is sitting down. To have everybody look at you and say, 'What's the matter with him?' I know. I know what it feels like. Walking down an empty street, listening to the sound of your own footsteps. Shutters closed, blinds drawn, doors locked against you. And you aren't sure whether you're walking toward something, or if you're just walking away." - Robert E Lee

"I have exes Im friends with and exes Im not friends with. It depends on what you decide together. I do think that sometimes trying to maintain that bond can be healthier than walking away." - Tyler Blackburn

"How many others were walking around and not even knowing that someone far away cared for them? Imagine all that love floating in the air, waiting to land on someone's life!" - Pam Muņoz Ryan

"Maybe right and wrong did not move, but understanding of them did. The wrenching pain of walking the same path, even for a short space, tore away the willingness to judge." - Anne Perry

"I am forever walking upon these shores, Betwixt the sand and the foam, The high tide will erase my food prnts, And the wind will blow away the foam, But the sea and the shore will remain forver" - Khalil Gibran

"I believe in walking out of a museum before the paintings you've seen begin to run together. How else can you carry anything away with you in your mind's eye?" - Elizabeth Kostova

"I have always admired the Esquimaux (Eskimos). One fine day a delicious meal is cooked for dear old mother, and then she goes walking away over the ice, and doesn't come back." - Agatha Christie

"I have learned to not let a bad race or failure bring me down, and always walking away with something positive and learning from mistakes so I can be better or stronger next time." - Erin Hamlin

"Pause and remember - You deserve peace! So, don't feel bad for one moment about walking away from people, jobs, and situations that keep you from having peace of mind." - Jennifer Young

"I always knew when I graduated from high school I'd go to college. I never thought about what I was walking away from . . . I just wanted to study literature and writing." - Gaby Hoffmann

"Nineteen thousand children [are] dying every day. Does it really matter that we're not walking past them in the street? Does it really matter that they're far away? I don't think it does make a morally relevant difference." - Peter Singer

"I was walking down the street the other day and these construction workers were working on the roof hammering away. One of them told me I was a paranoid lunatic... in morse code." - Emo Philips

"I always knew when I graduated from high school I"d go to college. I never thought about what I was walking away from . . . I just wanted to study literature and writing." - Gaby Hoffmann

"I had better admit right away that walking can in the end become an addiction ... even in this final stage it remains a delectable madness, very good for sanity, and I recommend it with passion." - Colin Fletcher

"Let the suns warmth fall on your face, bask in the light, let the shadows fall softly on your shoulders, don't look back, keep walking, feel the shadows slip away. Look forward to a new day." - Jennifer Calvert

"I have no problem walking in New York because I have a very brisk pace: By the time anyone recognizes me, it's too late, I'm four blocks away from them." - Mary Tyler Moore

"For me, when you have to prepare to play God, and then walking away from that, you realize just how tough God's job is. I don't want that job." - Octavia Spencer

"Wake up, Caitlin, Mr. Lensing had said. But what he didn't understand was that this dreamland was preferable, walking through this life half-sleeping, everything at arm's length or farther away." - Sarah Dessen

"I think it's too late. I think that there's been too much. This all started with the red line, walking away from it. The inability to arm the legitimate [Bashar] Assad opposition." - John Kasich

"And I want you to know that I have no intention whatever of ever walking away from the job that the people elected me to do for the people of the United States." - Richard Nixon

"I actually don't have a problem with shooting and then just walking away and forgetting about it. I'm not really like a Method actor or an old soul. It doesn't stay with me." - Karen Gillan

"And there the lion's ruddy eyes Shall flow with tears of gold, And pitying the tender cries, And walking round the fold, Saying: Wrath by his meekness, And by his health, sickness, Is driven away From our immortal day." - William Blake

"Every free minute away from dance (my main focus) I was memorizing new English words, either showering, walking or on the toilet. I started reading English books even though I had very limited vocabulary." - Li Cunxin

"I developed friends in the community that were in walking distance or a bicycle ride away, so that I socialized and did a lot of things that children do in their early years." - Paul Smith

"Turning away, I stared at the long road winding off ahead of me. I sighed. This trip might take awhile. "Then start walking, Rose," I muttered to myself. I set off, off to kill the man I loved." - Richelle Mead

"But simply punishing the broken-walking away from them or hiding them from sight-only ensures that they remain broken and we do, too. There is no wholeness outside of our reciprocal humanity." - Bryan Stevenson

"And I want you to know that I have no intention whatever of ever walking away from the job that the people elected me to do for the people of the United States." - Richard M. Nixon

"I always knew when I graduated from high school, I'd go to college. I never thought about what I was walking away from... I just wanted to study literature and writing." - Gaby Hoffmann

"I want to keep walking away from the person I was a moment ago, because a mind was made fo figure things out, not to read the same page recurrently." - Donald Miller

"Wake up, Caitlin, Mr. Lensing had said. But what he didn't under-stand was that this dreamland was preferable, walking through this life half-sleeping, everything at arm's length or farther away." - Sarah Dessen

"Death strode away, stopped, and came back. He pointed a skeletal finger at The Duck Man. WHY, he said, ARE YOU WALKING AROUND WITH THAT DUCK? "What duck?" AH. SORRY." - Terry Pratchett

"I think I can get away, sometimes, with walking in the streets and not getting noticed. I like that. I want my work to get noticed, not me. And it's slowly getting there, which is good." - A R Rahman

"I don't think me walking away from modeling was scary for me. In hindsight, I think it was very risky, when you talk about risk. Because it paid the bills." - Tyra Banks

"For men, as they get bogged down with responsibilities, commitments, bureaucracy, it is a fantasy just to think of shedding everything literally, walking away with nothing at all, and just hitting the road." - Lee Child

"I have exes I'm friends with and exes I'm not friends with. It depends on what you decide together. I do think that sometimes trying to maintain that bond can be healthier than walking away." - Tyler Blackburn

"I want to be age appropriate. I don't want to be that girl you see walking away and she looks 25 and then she turns around and she looks 90." - Stevie Nicks

"George W. Bush and his administration embarked on a full-scale assault on civil liberties, human rights and the rule of law, walking away from his international obligations, tearing up international treaties, protocols and UN conventions." - Bianca Jagger

"Stay away from the ropes" - Muhammad Ali

"I'm not walking by sight- I'm, walking by faith" - T D Jakes

"Walking through this life really is walking through fire." - Chaka Khan

"I have not walked away from Hollywood. I'm walking away from the way I personally did business in Hollywood. The budget of whatever movie I do needs to be efficient; it needs to consider what kind of resources we're using and how to be as responsible as possible." - Tom Shadyac

"Utopia is on the horizon. I move two steps closer; it moves two steps further away. I walk another ten steps and the horizon runs ten steps further away. As much as I may walk, I'll never reach it. So what's the point of utopia? The point is this: to keep walking." - Eduardo Galeano

"After all, most writing is done away from the typewriter, away from the desk. I'd say it occurs in the quiet, silent moments, while you're walking or shaving or playing a game, or whatever, or even talking to someone you're not vitally interested in." - Henry Miller

"The part that sickens me about boxing is guys fight their whole careers and they have nothing to show for it. That's not going to be my testimony. When it's time to get out of the game, I want to be able to walk away. I'm not going to jeopardize my health. I will have no problems walking away." - Andre Ward

"There is no way of telling people that they are all walking around shining like the sun." - Thomas Merton

"The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best." - Thomas Jefferson

"I saw the tracks of angels in the earth: the beauty of heaven walking by itself on the world." - Petrarch

"Next to Morning Pages and Artist Dates, the most potent tool for contacting inner guidance and creativity is walking." - Julia Cameron

"Creativity is our birthright. It is an integral part of being human, as basic as walking, talking and thinking." - John Daido Loori

"I have never known a cat that couldn't quiet me down just by walking slowly past my chair." - Rod Mckuen

"I walk: I prefer walking." - Jane Austen

"Walking on rocks, hurts. Walking on glass, cuts. Walking on hot coals, burns. Walking on someones heart, kills." - Francisco Garcia

"Keep walking and keep smiling." - Tiny Tim

"Paths are made by walking" - Franz Kafka

"I'm a walking, talking enigma." - Larry David

"Walking is man's best medicine." - Hippocrates

"When I find myself having to share a meal with someone who simply wants to complain about the world, I almost feel myself wanting to crawl out of my skin and just sort of scurry away. But being able to pick up on that stuff and being able to easily identify the people walking towards the light instead of walking towards the darkness, that's a skill I'm very, very glad to see growing in myself." - Amanda Palmer

"Christianity is not about good people getting better. If anything, it is good news for bad people coping with their failure to be good. The heart of the Christian faith is Good News, not good advice, good technique, or good behavior. Too many people have walked away from the church, not because they're walking away from Jesus, but because the church has walked away from Jesus." - Tullian Tchividjian

"If someone is not treating you with love and respect, it is a gift if they walk away from you. If that person doesn't walk away, you will surely endure many years of suffering with him or her. Walking away may hurt for a while, but your heart will eventually heal. Then you can choose what you really want. You will find that you don't need to trust others as much as you need to trust yourself to make the right choices." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"Christianity is not about good people getting better. If anything, it is good news for bad people coping with their failure to be good. The heart of the Christian faith is Good News, not good advice, good technique, or good behavior. Too many people have walked away from the church, not because they"re walking away from Jesus, but because the church has walked away from Jesus." - Tullian Tchividjian

"Our society is filled with runaways, dropouts, and quitters. The epidemic of walking away has hit our land with effects as devastating as the bubonic plague, and it has destroyed millions of effective lives and relationships. We are so self-centered that we have ceased to lay down our lives for others. We have seen others faint or walk away and we have followed in their weakness. We have fainted when we could have persevered by exchanging our strength for His! With His strength, not only could we have kept on walking, we could have run!" - Kay Arthur

"God's solution is a prayer away!" - Max Lucado

"Another reality is a whisper away." - Judith Orloff

"Remember, 'Even this will pass away.'" - Chinmayananda Saraswati

"Stay away from trouble when you can." - Kenny Rogers

"I rose up at the dawn of day, - Get thee away! get thee away! Pray'st thou for riches? Away, away! This is the throne of Mammon grey." - William Blake

"A rational army would run away." - Baron de Montesquieu

"The Vatican takes your breath away." - Joe Elliott

"Running away will never make you free." - Kenny Loggins

"The hardest thing in the world is being a critic of your own work. For me time has always been the best critic. If I can put something away and then come back, it's like taking a painting you're working on, turning it upside down, squinting at it, or walking away to get a new view. Time helps you know whether it's worth saving or whether it should be dumped." - Karla Kuskin

"As we drew near to the gates of Dother Hall the old bell in the belfry rang out. I said, 'I must go in, it's nigh on ten of the clock.' He half-turned away from me, his jacket collar hiding his expression. Was he angry? Disappointed?" Jo looked intently and I said, "Hungry?" Jo ignored me, but as she passed by acting out walking away from Phil, she allowed her hand to slap against my head." - Louise Rennison

"You love the person for who they are, flaws and all. You can't help who you love, either. It comes from a different side of your brain than the logic part that tells you that this person is horrible for you - "You should walk away!" While you're walking away, the other part of your brain is trying to gain control of your bodily functions. "Turn around! She's the one!"" - Jim Carrey

"Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Everyday, I walk myself into a state of well-being & walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it. But by sitting still, & the more one sits still, the closer one comes to feeling ill. Thus if one just keeps on walking, everything will be all right." - Soren Kierkegaard

"And stop doing that," he said. "Backing away, giving me that look." Like you're scaring me? Maybe you are." He stepped back so fast he wobbled and caught himself, and the look on his face-It vanished in a second, the scowl returning. I"d never hurt you, Chloe. You should know-" He stopped. Paused. Then wheeled and started walking away. "Next time? Handle it yourself. I'm done taking care of you." - Kelley Armstrong

"And stop doing that," he said. "Backing away, giving me that look." Like you're scaring me? Maybe you are." He stepped back so fast he wobbled and caught himself, and the look on his face-It vanished in a second, the scowl returning. I'd never hurt you, Chloe. You should know-" He stopped. Paused. Then wheeled and started walking away. "Next time? Handle it yourself. I'm done taking care of you." - Kelley Armstrong

"The experience I learned was that ... if you leave decision to the public, you can be killed... I felt really violated: they cut my clothes, stuck rose thorns in my stomach, one person aimed the gun at my head, and another took it away. It created an aggressive atmosphere. After exactly 6 hours, as planned, I stood up and started walking toward the public. Everyone ran away, escaping an actual confrontation." - Marina Abramovic

"Oh,to be walking through Leningrad white night after white night, the dawn to dusk all smelting together like platinum ore, Tatiana thought, turning away to the wall, again to the wall, the wall, as ever. Alexander, my nights, my days, my every thought. You will fall away from me in just a while, won't you, and I'll be whole again, and I will go on and feel for someone else, the way everyone does. But my innocence is forever gone." - Paullina Simons

"Forever this time," he said as Sawyer strode toward them. Tara sighed blissfully. "You know what this means, right?" "I'm done guessing," he said. "Tell me." "It means you're mine," she said. "And I'm yours. No more walking away. We are going to get it right this time." His smile was slow and easy, and just for her. "Well, finally." - Jill Shalvis

"We're living in a time where movies are very unimportant. They're not leaving a footprint on your heart. We're going to the movies now and we're going, "Oh, man, that was cool! That was thrilling! That was a ride!" But, we're not walking away anymore thinking, "I just experienced something that could change the way I live."" - Daniel Gillies

"I am proud to live in a country with an African-American president. But President Obama cannot be proud of the fact that the prevalence of black poverty has actually increased under his leadership, the specific policies advanced by the president and his allies on the left amount to little more than throwing money at the problem and walking away." - Rick Perry

"Young people all over the world are very frustrated. They are very disillusioned. Many of them are turning their back on religion. They are walking away from the faith of their parents, and most of this is because religion has failed them." - Myles Munroe

"I dream that I have found us both again, With spring so many strangers' lives away, And we, so free, Out walking by the sea, With someone else's paper words to say.... They took us at the gates of green return, Too lost by then to stop, and ask them why- Do children meet again? Does any trace remain, Along the superhighways of July?" - Thomas Pynchon

"Too much excitement, Your Majesty?" I asked. "He was standing too close." "He was asking about Andrea." "Too close. I didn't like it." Curran wrapped his arm around my shoulders and started walking, steering me away from the group. His Possessive Majesty in all of his glory." - Ilona Andrews

"Victory, is like a boxer that hangs his gloves, after the consecutive losses; sometimes walking away is what builds character, than the actual fight. As humble fruit on a tree that falls to the ground and rots, never finding appreciation in the taste of mouths." - Anthony Liccione

"I'm saying that I can wait. For now. But when things get back to normal-assuming that ever happens-I want my shot. We can make each other happy, Faythe. I know it. And I'm done walking away from things I want just because they do' come easily. You're worth the work." - Rachel Vincent

"Too much excitement, Your Majesty?" I asked. "He was standing too close." "He was asking about Andrea." "Too close. I did' like it." Curran wrapped his arm around my shoulders and started walking, steering me away from the group. His Possessive Majesty in all of his glory." - Ilona Andrews

"I remember passing through New York in college and thinking, Im going to come back here. The energy just made me think of Europe - everyone walking, seeing the delis and flowers outside. It just felt very familiar. I loved it right away." - Stephanie Szostak

"Films used to be about challenging, emotional journeys or moral questions that might make you walk away and re-evaluate how you felt about... whatever. Now we're walking out of the cinema really not thinking about anything, other than the fact that the Hulk had a fight with a robot." - Simon Pegg



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