Declaration Quotes

Quotes tagged as "declaration" (showing 1-30 of 42)
Jane Austen
“You are mistaken, Mr. Darcy, if you suppose that the mode of your declaration affected me in any other way, than as it spared the concern which I might have felt in refusing you, had you behaved in a more gentlemanlike manner." (Elizabeth Bennett)”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

W.E.B. Du Bois
“The theology of the average colored church is basing itself far too much upon 'Hell and Damnation'—upon an attempt to scare people into being decent and threatening them with the terrors of death and punishment. We are still trained to believe a good deal that is simply childish in theology. The outward and visible punishment of every wrong deed that men do, the repeated declaration that anything can be gotten by anyone at any time by prayer.

[Essay entitled 'On Christianity', published posthumously]”
W.E.B. Du Bois, Writings: The Suppression of the African Slave-Trade / The Souls of Black Folk / Dusk of Dawn / Essays

Gemma Malley
“Because no one needs to live for ever. I think that sometimes you can outstay your welcome.

Gemma Malley, The Declaration

Naomi Wolf
“Here's what we're not taught [about the Declaration and Constitution]: Those words at the time they were written were blazingly, electrifyingly subversive. If you understand them truly now, they still are. You are not taught - and it is a disgrace that you aren't - that these men and women were radicals for liberty; that they had a vision of equality that was a slap in the face of what the rest of their world understood to be the unchanging, God-given order of nations; and that they were willing to die to make that desperate vision into a reality for people like us, whom they would never live to see. ”
Naomi Wolf, The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot

Gemma Malley
“Surplus meant unnecessary. Not required.
You couldn’t be a Surplus if you were needed by someone else. You couldn’t be a Surplus if you were loved.

Gemma Malley, The Declaration

Gena Showalter
“He gripped her nape. "I fuckin' love you, Regin!" Rain spiked his lashes as he gazed down at her, commanding her,
"Love Me Back”
Gena Showalter

Gemma Malley
“I love you Anna Covey,' he said, his voice barely audible. And slowly, clumsily, he leant forward, and his lips found hers, and Anna felt him kiss her awkwardly, she knew that she wasn't a Surplus any more. And nor was Peter.”
Gemma Malley, The Declaration

Thomas Jefferson
“And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.”
Thomas Jefferson

Liz Reinhardt
“You don't have to lie to me to be nice, Jake. You can just say, 'Wow, your nails look crappy.'" I did my best boy voice.
"Well, I will tell you that's a crappy imitation of my voice." He smiled so wide I could see his eyetooth from across the table. "But you've got to know you're totally hot, chipped nails and all." He burned beet red all the way to the roots of his hair. "Man, you get me to say some embarrassing stuff, Brenna." He rubbed his hand on the back of his neck.
"Hey, don't blame me when you feel moved to make strange declarations.”
Liz Reinhardt, Double Clutch

“Engagement can be a commitment to love or a declaration of war. One must enter every battle without hesitation, willing to fully engage the enemy until death do you apart.”
Emily Thorne

Corey Taylor
“I've gotta say what I've gotta say and then I swear I'll go away, but I can't promise you'll enjoy the noise.”
Corey Taylor

Patti Smith
“People say beware, but I don't care. Their words are just rules and regulations to me.”
Patti Smith

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Independence that has declared its ‘independence’ from the sure and certain compass of sound morals is nothing more than rogue greed having scantily dressed itself in the garb of independence while running off the cliff of anarchy.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Pierce Brown
“If you're watching, Eo, it's time to close your eyes.”
Pierce Brown, Morning Star

Israelmore Ayivor
“The evidence of Martin Luther King Jnr’s “I have a dream” declaration was a passionate confirmation of how a dream meant for liberation, success and fulfilled life can become true.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Bryant McGill
“Excessive want is a form of desperation and a declaration of lack.”
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Bernard Kelvin Clive
“May you thrive where others tumble.”
Bernard Kelvin Clive

“No declaration changes the existence of God”
Sunday Adelaja

“Light or Death!”
Brian A. McBride, Paradox

Euginia Herlihy
“Whatever you meant to kill and destroy yesterday is much more alive than ever before. The voice you tried to silence has gained the highest pitch ever than before. Guess what sucker, you are defeated again; pack your bags and go to the pit of hell where you belong. I am the child of God and I will fight until the end.”
Euginia Herlihy

Bryant McGill
“The moment we confront our fears we are declaring that we are contenders for life, and for love.”
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Heather Heffner
“When you face the vampyres, you fight with passion, because you can see a new sunrise beyond their darkness. A life beyond their misery. And you’re going to make sure everyone else wakes up with you to see it.”
Heather Heffner, Year of the Tiger

“There is no exposal without declaration”
Sunday Adelaja

Alija Izetbegović
“Kanunların çokluğu ve hukuki sistemin karmaşıklığı genel olarak toplumda "bir şeyin çürük" olduğunun ve yeni kanun yapmak yerine insanları terbiye etme gereği­nin işaretidir. Toplumun bozulmuşluğu belli bir sınırı geçtiği vakit kanunlar yetersiz (güçsüz) kalırlar. Onlar ya çürük yargı erkinin eline geçer veya bozuk toplumun gizli veya açık aldatmacasının aleti olurlar.”
Alija Izetbegović, الإعلان الإسلامي

Euginia Herlihy
“The church of God will stand firm in unity, preach the true Gospel of Jesus Christ. And no one I mean no one will prevail against it in Jesus name.”
Euginia Herlihy

“God’s church need to declare war against ignorance.”
Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

“Ungodliness has always declared war on godliness.”
Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

“It is disheartening that most Christians will still miss Heaven because Christians today have forgotten that Heaven is meant for those who declare Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, then confirm that declaration with action.”
Gift Gugu Mona

“Clarity is the greatest thing. It means seeing what is, as opposed to what is believed, desired, or hoped for. Clarity is unobstructed view. It exists independently of delusion, facade, and deception (to others or of one’s own self.”
Carl Hitchens, Sitting with Warrior

Bryant McGill
“When you are constantly waiting and wanting your declaration is that you are NOT.”
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

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