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Wise Quotes about Sanctuary

May you find great value in these Sanctuary quotes and sayings.

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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There is sanctuary in being alone with nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In my prayers I never said I needed a home.
I said I wanted a sanctuary.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Family life itself, that safest, most traditional,
most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary:
It is,
perpetually, a dangerous place.
- Margaret Drabble

 

The vast Cathedral of Your Being
becomes sanctuary for all creation
as you celebrate the universal sacraments
of compassion and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Old age is, so to speak, the sanctuary of ills:
they all take refuge in it.
- Antiphanes

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There's an inherent thing in me where,
if things are going too smooth, I'll sabotage the hell out of them,
just to make the music more of a sanctuary.
- Daniel Johns

Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures.
- Bryant H. McGill

A man's heart may have a secret sanctuary where only one woman may enter,
but it is full of little anterooms which are seldom vacant.
- Helen Rowland

Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several
portions of the 1st Amendment.
It is part of the right of free speech.
It embraces freedom of the press.
- Hugo Black

For the earliest period of the history of Israel,
all that precedes the building of the temple,
not a trace can be found of any sanctuary of exclusive legitimacy.
- Julius Wellhausen

Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth...
suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood
than growing old gracefully.
- Julie Burchill

They all agree, they are all unanimous in Congress,
in the States, on the rostrum, in the sanctuary -
everywhere they declare that slavery shall not go into the Territories.
- Robert Toombs

There is no sanctuary of virtue like home.
- Edward Everett

For a lot of kids, the Boys and Girls Club is really a sanctuary,
an oasis of sanity and safety for them because their home life is so tragic.
Some of these kids have only one parent,
and that one is addicted to drugs.
- Judge Reinhold

The undisturbed coastal plain is home to a wide variety
of plants and animals and is the only wilderness sanctuary
in North America that protects a complete range of the arctic ecosystem.
- Dan Lipinski

We're here so that Afghanistan does not once again
become a sanctuary for transnational extremists the
way it was when al-Qaeda planned the 9/11 attacks in the Kandahar area,
conducted the initial training for the attackers in
training camps in Afghanistan before they moved on
to Germany and then to U.S.
flight schools.
- David Petraeus

First of all it's usually women who run these higher primate sanctuaries,
rarely men.
They are white.
They come from privileged backgrounds.
They are educated.
- Russell Banks

I think one has to say it's not just simply a matter
of capturing people and holding them accountable,
but removing the sanctuaries, removing the support systems,
ending states who sponsor terrorism.
And that's why it has to be a broad and sustained campaign.
- Paul Wolfowitz

Four years earlier I had been selected,
with Kay Boyle, the writer, and a number of others,
to go to Cambodia and come back and prove that there
were no sanctuaries in that country.
- William Kunstler

We ought to be providing protective sanctuaries for the Kurdish rebels.
That means finding some places where they can come
and to which we will then be able to provide food and water and medical help.
- Les Aspin

The myths connected with individual sanctuaries and
ceremonies were merely part of the apparatus of the worship;
they served to excite the fancy and sustain the interest of the worshipper...
no one cared what he believed about its origin.
- William Robertson Smith

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Recognizing my blindness is the first step
toward regaining my sight.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

Do not say, "It is morning,"
and dismiss it with a name of yesterday.
See it for the first time
as a newborn child that has no name.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

Today is the first and last day of forever.
- Edward, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

Let him that would move the world first move himself.
- Socrates

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
- Epictetus

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines

First, wash all car. Then wax. Wax on...
Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off.
Breathe in through nose, out the mouth. Wax on, wax off.
Don't forget to breathe, very important.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think,
you can't control what you do.
Simply, self-discipline enables you
to think first and act afterward.
- Napoleon Hill

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

First say to yourself what you would be;
then do what you have to do.
- Epictetus

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

First meditate, be blissful,
then much love will happen of its own accord.
Then being with others is beautiful
and being alone is also beautiful.
Then it is simple, too.
You dont depend on others
and you dont make others dependent on you.
- Osho

A holiday, the day I first named you, "friend."
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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