ABANDONMENT’S FAMOUS QUOTES & SAYINGS

quotes about abandonment: #1. It is only through an abandonment of the idea that those entrusted with power have an exclusive right to decide upon war, and the substitution of a public opinion equipped with all the facts and taken into the confidence of the ruling classes, that peace can be assured to the world. – Author: Frederic C. Howe

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#2. Closure. That’s probably the most unrealistic word in the English vocabulary. It’s up there with heartbreak, pain, loss, and abandonment, all these things that you’re supposed to get over and mend and heal but really, do you ever get over those moments? – Author: Katie Kacvinsky

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#3. Many of us find it hard to set boundaries and defend them because we fear doing so will cause rejection or abandonment. We may avoid confrontations to make things easier. We may feel guilt if we say no or if we think we might hurt someone’s feelings. We fear boundaries will keep us from being loved. – Author: Adelyn Birch

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#4. A novel and its writer are inseparable: you are your books. A play’s not like that at all. ‘Abandonment’s not mine – it’s everyone’s. I wanted it to be a co-operative thing because I was tired of that anal control that I have over novels. – Author: Kate Atkinson

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#5. Abandonment doesn’t have the sharp but dissipating sting of a slap. It’s like a punch to the gut, bruising your skin and driving the precious air from your body. – Author: Tayari Jones

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#6. It may be, too, that the task Heidegger sets for himself in Being and Time is in fact impossible. Heidegger’s abandonment of the project one-third of the way through may itself be a formal indication of the impossibility of providing adequate philosophical terms for life as we live it. – Author: S.J. McGrath

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#7. Do not tell everyone your story. You will only end up feeling more rejected. People cannot give you what you long for in your heart. The more you expect from people’s response to your experience of abandonment, the more you will feel exposed to ridicule. – Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen

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#8. In my childhood, I had a religious assistant who always told me, if you can really laugh with full abandonment, it’s very good for your health. – Author: Dalai Lama

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#9. Not really. It’s called OCD and –
‘Yes, yes, so my psychiatrist tells me.’
‘You have a shrink?’
‘Apparently, I have some repressed anger and unresolved abandonment issues after my experiences with God. – Author: Suzanne Wright

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#10. I don’t believe in fate or destiny. I believe in various degrees of hatred, paranoia, and abandonment. However much of that gets heaped upon you doesn’t matter – it’s only a matter of how much you can take and what it does to you. – Author: Henry Rollins

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#11. Once upon a time, if you wanted to talk about the notion of child abandonment, of a mother not being a good mother, that’s built into the mother who sends the babes into the woods, and they use the bits of bread or stones to come home again. – Author: Isobelle Carmody

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#12. When we abandon all to Him, He takes a tender care of us, and His Providence for us is great or small according to the measure of our abandonment. – Author: Francis De Sales

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#13. The memory may not change in form, but years of underlining give it a weight that can become tremendous. Each of the many, many times you are called to remember the cold of abandonment, the bars, and the loneliness, this experience says deep inside you, ‘You see? That’s the way life is, after all. – Author: Joanne Greenberg

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#14. We are what we do, especially what we do to change what we are … In
this respect a “revolutionary” literature written for the convinced is just as
much an abandonment as is a conservative literature devoted to the …
contemplation of one’s own navel. – Author: Eduardo Galeano

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#15. Everything you need comes into focus when you abandon the unneeded. – Author: Bryant McGill

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#16. Writing is a good example of self-abandonment. I never completely forget myself except when I am writing and I am never more completely myself than when I am writing. – Author: Flannery O’Connor

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#17. How stupid to abandon something I loved because someone I loved abandoned me. – Author: Morgan Rhodes

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#18. Lovemaking surely must be, for human beings at our present state of development, one of the more private enterprises. Who would want a witness to that entire self-abandonment and helplessness? – Author: Katherine Anne Porter

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#19. Neither of them knew what it was to be family, to have family, to make a family. They knew cruelty, abuse, abandonment. She wondered if that was why they had come together. They both understood what it was to have nothing, to know fear and hunger and despair- and both had remade themselves. – Author: J.D. Robb

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#20. They may lack confidence in their ability to leave a romantic relationship when and if necessary. Fear of abandonment eclipses all other matters, including their own happiness in a relationship. – Author: Stan Tatkin

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#21. With the ambitious, the failure of one expedient is the suggestion of another; but with the irresolute, defeat usually occasions abandonment of purpose. – Author: Norm MacDonald

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#22. God is in the manger, wealth in poverty, light in darkness, succor in abandonment. No evil can befall us; whatever men may do to us, they cannot but serve the God who is secretly revealed as love and rules the world and our lives.2 – Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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#23. The condition of being forgiven is self-abandonment. The proud man prefers self-reproach, however painful
because the reproached self isn’t abandoned; it remains intact. – Author: Aldous Huxley

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#24. Write like no one is reading. – Author: Crystal Woods

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#25. But you play that passage like it’s the -memory- of love. You’re so young, yet you know desertion, abandonment. That’s why you play that third movement the way you do. Most cellists, they play it with joy. But for you, it’s not about joy, it’s about the memory of a joyful time that’s gone for ever. – Author: Kazuo Ishiguro

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#26. My dad’s full of encouragement and support. It just feels like abandonment and neglect. – Author: Christopher Titus

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#27. Properly understood, the marital sacrament is an encumbrance that paradoxically yields freedom. The wife is free to grow old and wrinkled without fear of divorce, while the husband is likewise free to become bald and potbellied without fear of his wife’s abandonment. Covenants – Author: Scott Hahn

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#28. Abandonment – and that’s precisely what it is-is never a solution. It never takes away pain, but only adds to it. – Author: Eric Mason

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#29. Man’s greatest actions are performed in minor struggles. Life, misfortune, isolation, abandonment and poverty are battlefields which have their heroes – obscure heroes who are at times greater than illustrious heroes. – Author: Victor Hugo

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#30. It’s true that God wants us to grow in our knowledge and obedience of him, but he never wants us to stop living with the humility, trust, and the absolute abandonment of a child. – Author: Caleb Breakey

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#31. The abandonment was delicious. Something was pouring out of him, through his palm and into hers; something was spreading back up his arm, across his chest, constricting his throat. His only thought was a repetition: so this is it, it’s like this, so this is it … – Author: Ian McEwan

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#32. Now, now.” He smiles, “Don’t you worry ’bout a thing. Damen’s right where you left him. Though I must say I can’t believe that you left him. I underestimated you. I had no idea. Though I can’t help but wonder how Damen would feel if he knew. I bet he underestimated you too. – Author: Alyson Noel

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#33. There’s something inherently majestic about Christmas that seems to have been abandoned by us; something flippantly cast aside, something that was foolishly abandoned and was tragically forgotten in the abandonment. – Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough

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#34. Nana’s French knickers were surely a symbol of liberty and abandonment, worn only by women who didn’t care for conventional frills or superficial nametags. Those french knickers were flags blowing in the wind, like a statement of victory. – Author: Diana Janney

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#35. Shame is internalized when one is abandoned. Abandonment is the precise term to describe how one loses one’s authentic self and ceases to exist psychologically. – Author: John Bradshaw

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#36. Not belonging is a terrible feeling. It feels awkward and it hurts, as if you were wearing someone else’s shoes. – Author: Phoebe Stone

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#37. Real freedom cannot exist alongside false freedom, but the abandonment of false freedom looks as if it would leave you as good as dead. But this is the secret of Goethe’s Stirb und werde, “Die and come to life.” For the job of compassion in a sick society only the dead need apply. – Author: Alan W. Watts

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#38. I lay in bed and watched moments break into phenomenal particles of panic and could actually see the divine crack of God’s ass as he completely turned his back on me. – Author: Arthur Nersesian

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#39. I want to live with that sense with the music I make, with the art I make, with the way I love my kids, with the way I am a father and a husband and a friend and a follower of Christ, I want to live with reckless abandonment to the truth of the Gospel. – Author: Steven Curtis Chapman

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#40. Once you’ve done it with him, he won’t abandon you. If he really loves you, if he’s a man with a heart, he’ll follow you wherever you go. If he doesn’t, he isn’t the man you want, is he? – Author: Ha Jin

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#41. God’s sacred intent for you and for me is nothing short of absolute abandonment to Jesus, entire separation from the pollution of the world, and ardent worship of our King with every breath we take. – Author: Leslie Ludy

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#42. Even where love has run thin the child’s soul musters strength … the rush of purpose to make a life worth living past abandonment building the layers up again over the torn hole. – Author: Adrienne Rich

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#43. Kavita’s arms are still outstretched, but they hold nothing. After the metal gate clangs shut behind them, Kavita can still hear Usha’s piercing wail echoing inside. – Author: Shilpi Somaya Gowda

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#44. There were some low moments out there on the road tonight – abandonment and what’s the point? – but then I pulled in a radio station from Albuquerque playing historical rap and breakdance circa 1982. Kurtis Blow and disco synthesizers made me feel like I could drive all night. – Author: Chris Kraus

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#45. Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one’s own religion. – Author: Mahatma Gandhi

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#46. Those who choose to walk on love’s path are well served if they have a guide. That guide can enable us to overcome fear if we trust that they will not lead us astray or abandon us along the way. – Author: Bell Hooks

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#47. A true diamond never over shadows… it’s the brilliance of the subtle shine that’s the most attractive. – Author: Dena Tyson

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#48. We walked to meet each other up at the time of our love and then we have been irresistibly drifting in different directions, and there’s no altering that. – Author: Leo Tolstoy

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#49. Starved for affection, terrified of abandonment, I began to wonder if sex was really just an excuse to look deeply into another human being’s eyes. – Author: Douglas Coupland

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#50. You initially become funny as a kid because you’re looking for attention and love. Psychologists think that’s all to do with mother abandonment. I think John Cleese has his depressions, and Terry Gilliam’s the same. All of us together make one completely insane person. – Author: Eric Idle

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#51. The banner waved by the religious leaders reads; do not upset my world! Jesus is one who comes to call an about face and reverse the curse. Jesus call is not half way or three quarters; it is a complete and utter abandonment to his Lordship. Will the Pharisees and Herodians submit to Jesus Lordship? – Author: Jonah Books

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#52. I’ve overcome neglect and deprivation, abandonment and abuse. – Author: Tatum O’Neal

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#53. Why is it so easy to abandon ourselves, and why do we so easily fall into the illusion that this self-abandonment is the only way people will like us? – Author: Ariana Carruth

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#54. It is inner abandonment that leads men to the highest truth. – Author: Henry Suso

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#55. I’m not used to people sticking around when things go bad,” she said, by way of explanation. – Author: Alexander Freed

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#56. In our abandonment we give ourselves over to God just as God gave Himself for us, without any calculations. The consequences of abandonment never enter into our outlook because our life is taken up in Him. – Author: Oswald Chambers

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#57. And what if
what are you if the people who are supposed to love you can leave you like you’re nothing? – Author: Elizabeth Scott

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#58. There is but one way in which God should be loved, and that is to take no step except with Him and for Him, and to follow with a generous self-abandonment every thing which He requires. – Author: Francois Fenelon

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#59. And yet it felt like an invasion of the part of his body, the physical sense that was most precious: something that betrayed him and also refused to abandon him. – Author: Jhumpa Lahiri

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#60. . . . the abandonment of metaphysics involves more than the redefinition of the nature of rational inquiry in accordance with the tenets of modern scientific methodology; this redefinition itself makes matters of value and validity mere matters of opinion. – Author: Alan White

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#61. Emphasizing and rewarding length over quality results in worse writing and more reader abandonment. – Author: Marco Arment

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#62. Owing to a poorly defined sense of self, people with BPD rely on others for their feelings of worth and emotional caretaking. So fearful are they of feeling alone that they may act in desperate ways that quite frequently bring about the very abandonment and rejection they’re trying to avoid. – Author: Kimberlee Roth

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#63. True liberty comes with the abandonment of self in our worshiping God, freeing us to worship in His way, not ours. – Author: Ray Hughes

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#64. Anger was less painful than abandonment. – Author: Kody Keplinger

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#65. I’ve spoken of the patient Peter who was obsessively forced to make conquests with women, to seduce and then to abandon them, until he was at last able to experience how he himself had repeatedly been abandoned by his mother. – Author: Alice Miller

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#66. Intellectual progress usually occurs through sheer abandonment of questions together with both of the alternatives they assume
an abandonment that results from their decreasing vitality and a change of urgent interest. We do not solve them: we get over them. – Author: John Dewey

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#67. Almost always, jealousy is rooted in some sort of fear: of abandonment, of being replaced, of losing the attention of someone you love, of being alone. Jealousy isn’t really about the person you feel jealous of. It’s about you: your feeling that you might lose something precious. – Author: Franklin Veaux

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#68. In a blacked-out house, stripped of all comforts, it’s easy to turn your anger outward, to attack this city he’s lying at the center of, with its filth and its pollution and its oppression, but really, New York is the only thing that’s never abandoned him. – Author: Garth Risk Hallberg

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#69. He does that sometimes, our Charlie, when he can’t find us in the house. I see it as ‘abandonment retaliation.’ A kind of – Where were you when I wanted you? It’s like he is trying to say, ‘I searched and searched the whole house and NOTHING. You were nowhere. Therefore, I shall poo in your bedroom. – Author: Lisa Fleetwood

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#70. We didn’t need light & shade, irony or humor. An iconic Daltrey bellow could convey an extrodinary range of human emotion; withering sadness, self pity, loneliness, abandonment, spiritual desperation, the loss of childhood, as well as the more obvious rage & frustration, joy & triumph. – Author: Pete Townshend

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#71. Probably everything in my life comes back to a feeling of abandonment, and this city never abandons you. – Author: Ann Douglas

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#72. What is peculiar to our own age is the abandonment of the idea that history could be told truthfully. – Author: George Orwell

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#73. I went back to my room and spent all night contemplating whether it was possible in life not to be constantly let down. If it could ever be worth pinning your happiness to another person, when all other people ever seemed to do was disappear. – Author: Olivia Sudjic

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#74. I remember his eyes. They are just like mine. Every time I look in the mirror I see him. I try not to look at my self too much. – Author: Ida Lokas

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#75. Far too often, it is at the moment where we finally stand on the very precipice of some great thing that we turn and abandon it, for it is at these seminal moments that fear wins and greatness dies. The beauty of Christmas is that God steps over precipices. – Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough

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#76. I’m not one of those guys that has a great worldview. I kind of deal with terror and fear and isolation and abandonment. – Author: David Bowie

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#77. Our lips meet and he playfully bites me.” – Sofia Herrera (Total Abandonment, Unbearable Passion, #4) – Author: Scarlett Avery

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#78. Hear these words, “My God, My God, Why have you forsaken me?” and know that the Son of God has taken our place, become for us the abandonment our sin produces, so that we may live confident that the world has been redeemed by this cross. So – Author: Stanley Hauerwas

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#79. In a normal family, surprise means presents, cake and a party. My family, surprise means homelessness, abandonment and destruction of private property. Sometimes we have cake. We’re not losers. – Author: Christopher Titus

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#80. There is a specific kind of day when I feel like writing poems. My senses become really sharp. This day is when I feel as if I am drowning into the abandonment of death. – Author: Kim Hyesoon

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#81. And so the spirits just gazed at us with eyes milked dry of care. – Author: NoViolet Bulawayo

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#82. I think there were times when I was so afraid of losing you that I forgot I even had you at all. – Author: Ashly Lorenzana

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#83. Since the earliest period of our life was preverbal, everything depended on emotional interaction. Without someone to reflect our emotions, we had no way of knowing who we were. – Author: John Bradshaw

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#84. Frankenstein can be a metaphor for abandonment, or wanting to be accepted for who you are, or not liking who you are and wanting to actually change that. – Author: Kevin Grevioux

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#85. It takes one a long time to become young. – Picasso – Author: Patsy Asuncion

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#86. You left me.
Not realizing until I’ve said my final good-bye and closed the door behind me, that he’s not referring to the past.
He’s prophesying our future. – Author: Alyson Noel

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#87. I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention. – Author: Kenny Guinn

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#88. A generous heart is always open, always ready to receive our going and coming. In the midst of such love we need never fear abandonment. This is the most precious gift true love offers – the experience of knowing we always belong. – Author: Bell Hooks

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#89. Oh, that fear of his self-abandonment – far worse than my abandonment – how it goaded me! It was a barbed arrow-head in my breast; it tore me when I tried to extract it; it sickened me when remembrance thrust it farther in. – Author: Charlotte Bronte

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#90. He tried not to cry as he wondered if he would ever have a home again. – Author: KayeC Jones

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#91. Leaving would imply suitcases and empty drawers, and late birthday cards with ten-dollar bills stuffed inside. – Author: Julie Kagawa

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#92. I love the abandonment to impulse, I act from impulse only, and I love to madness that others do the same by me. – Author: Jeanne Julie Eleonore De Lespinasse

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#93. To the totality of purposes of the perfect Law there belong the abandonment, depreciation, and restraint of desires in so far as possible. – Author: Maimonides

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#94. No government dependent on a democratic vote could possibly agree in advance to the sacrifices which any adequate plan for European Union must involve. The people must be led slowly and unconsciously into the abandonment of their traditional economic defences, not asked … – Author: Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft

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#95. I’m so cold, so weary in my abandonment. Go and find my Mother, O Wind. – Author: Fernando Pessoa

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#96. The only solution to the violence problem in America is a return to traditional parental involvement. This should be encouraged by every elected official. Also, the abandonment and neglect of children by their parents should have civil consequences. – Author: Bill O’Reilly

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#97. Then there is the matter of my mother’s abandonment of me. Again, this is the common experience. They walk ahead of us, and walk too fast, and forget us, they are so lost in thoughts of their own, and soon or late they disappear. The only mystery is that we expect it to be otherwise. – Author: Marilynne Robinson

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#98. Not by constraint or severity shall you have access to true wisdom, but by abandonment, and childlike mirth-fulness. If you would know aught, be gay before it. – Author: Henry David Thoreau

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#99. What will life be like without her? I am dreadfully sad she is leaving. What if she just disappears; gets tired of all this trouble at home? What if she leaves me too? How heavy is a dresser when you’re the only one pushing it against the door? I feel truly on my own. – Author: Mira Bartok

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#100. Death surrenders us totally to God: it makes us enter into him; we must, in return, surrender ourselves to death with absolute love and self-abandonment since, when death comes, all we can do is to surrender ourselves completely to the domination and guidance of God. – Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

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