People need to know that they are not alone, that they have not been abandoned; but that there is One Who loves them for what they are, Who cares about them.
~ Dada Vaswani
A poem is never finished, only abandoned..
~ Paul Valery
The abandoned infant's cry is rage, not fear.
~ Robert Anton Wilson
My whole life I've had the fear that I was going to be abandoned..
~ Halle Berry
Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned..
~ Emile Durkheim
A person is born with feelings of envy and hate. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime, and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned..
Love can be put off, never abandoned..
When we are abandoned to God, He works through us all the time.
~ Oswald Chambers
Afflictive emotions - our jealousy, anger, hatred, fear - can be put to an end. When you realize that these emotions are only temporary, that they always pass on like clouds in the sky, you also realize they can ultimately be abandoned
~ Dalai Lama
I have abandoned my search for truth and am now looking for a good fantasy
~ Ashleigh Brilliant
Anything that contradicts experience and logic should be abandoned..
~ Dalai Lama
For the bliss of the deep abode is not lightly abandoned in favor of the self-scattering of the wakened state,
~ Joseph Campbell
No soul that aspires can ever fail to rise; no heart that loves can ever be abandoned.. Difficulties exist only that in overcoming them we may grow strong, and they who have suffered are able to save.
~ Annie Besant
Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of his infinite responsibilities, without help, with no other aim than the one he sets himself, with no other destiny than the one he forges for himself on this earth.
~ Jean-Paul Sartre
There is no greater punishment than that of being abandoned to one's self.
~ Pasquier Quesnel
Given the sin of impiety through which they [the Romans] sinned against the divine nature [by idolatry], the punishment that led them to sin against their own nature followed.... I say, therefore, that since they changed into lies [by idolatry] the truth about God, He brought them to ignominious passions, that is, to sins against nature; not that God led them to evil, but only that he abandoned them to evil....
~ Thomas Aquinas
There’s an inherent message in my work relating to recycling and the nature of value, but my artistic inspiration is fired by the qualities within the raw materials… I come across many things which have been abandoned and find something more in them than their intrinsic worthlessness.
For relationships, too, must be like islands. One must accept them for what they are here and now, within their limits - islands surrounded and interrupted by the sea, continuously visited and abandoned by the tides. One must accept the serenity of the winged life, of ebb and flow, of intermittency.
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The fear of Hell, or aiming to be blest, Savors too much of private interest. This moved not Moses, nor the zealous Paul, Who for their friends abandoned soul and all.
~ Edmund Waller
The mass is the spiritual food that sustains me, without which I could not get through one single day or hour in my life; in the mass we have Jesus in the appearance of bread. While in the slums we see Christ and touch him in the broken bodies, in the abandoned children.
~ Mother Teresa
Poverty is abandonment. We have abandoned the poor.
~ Tony Meloto
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