Best 239 of Granted quotes - MyQuotes
God gives us the ugliness so we don't take the beautiful things in life for granted.
It was granted to me alone to discover all the new phenomena in the sky and nothing to anybody else. This is the truth which neither envy nor malice can supress.
Freedom is never granted. It is earned by each generation.
Beginning to create again was something that I took for granted but I never will take it for granted again.
The drives you take for granted ("I'm a hetero/homosexual," "I'm attracted to children/adults," "I'm aggressive/not aggressive," and so on) depend on the intricate details of your neural machinery.
I now know that things I always thought I could depend on can crash in an instant. Because of the love that I have been shown, I now know what it means to be 'beloved.' I now know that no breath is to be taken for granted.
Poland is at the center of European civilization. It has contributed mightily to that civilization. It is doing so today by being magnificently unreconciled to oppression. Poland's struggle to be Poland and to secure the basic rights we often take for granted, demonstrates why we dare not take those rights for granted.
Pure, existential space was regularly winking at me, each time in a more impressive manner, and this sensation of total freedom attracted me so powerfully that I painted some monochrome surfaces just to 'see,' to 'see' with my own eyes what existential sensibility granted me: absolute freedom!
We often take for granted the notion that some people are insiders, while others are outsiders. But such a notion is a social contrivance, that, like virtually every public construct, is a legacy of a primordial and tribal mentality.
I think one of the things about being around for a while and getting to know yourself is that when you do have these positive experiences, you don't take them for granted - you identify them and you make the most of them. I don't know - it's kind of cool getting old in a lot of ways.
William A. Rusher
You know, you can't always criticize without somebody being at the end of the stick. And she perhaps did not always grant credit to her opponents for their motives, any more than they granted credit to her for hers.
Sweeter than the stolen kiss Are the granted kisses
If, before undertaking some action, you must obtain the permission of society-you are not free, whether such permission is granted to you or not. Only a slave acts on permission. A permission is not a right.
In 1956 I was granted the biggest reward of my career: my wife, Josée Jongen.
Don't fear your mortality, because it is this very mortality that gives meaning and depth and poignancy to all the days that will be granted to you.
His own faith, however, was not lacking in virtues since it consisted in acknowledging obscurely that he would be granted much without ever deserving anything.
I think women are often taken for granted.
There is one thing, and only one thing, in which it is granted to you to be free in life, all else being beyond your power: that is to recognize and profess the truth.
It's all good when we making love, all I ask is don't take our love for granted, it's granted.
[The necessary and proper clause] neither enlarges any power specifically granted; nor is it a grant of any new power to Congress; But it is merely a declaration, for the removal of all uncertainty, that the means of carrying into execution those otherwise granted are included in the grant.
I learned that once it's over, it's really over, and to not take anything for granted.
If somebody knew every time they did something it was going to be a hit there would never be any failures. Sadly, that's not how it works. You take nothing for granted.
When will the arbitrary be granted the place it deserves in the formation of works and ideas?
The biggest thing I have learned is you can't take anything for granted. You have to work as hard as you can every night, regardless.
Day after day we must remember we can take freedom for granted. Day after day we must keep the bond between freedom and other values in mind.
That general warrants, whereby an officer or messenger may be commanded to search suspected places without evidence of a fact committed, or to seize any person or persons not named, or whose offence is not particularly described and supported by evidence, are grievous and oppressive, and ought not to be granted.
The magic of procedure: do this after that and thus before so; then your wish will be granted.
Both Mum and Dad were converts to Catholicism, and normally if you convert to Catholicism you have thought about it more than someone who just grew up with it, taking it for granted.
As is the case with many Middle Eastern nations, women are nowhere near equal to men when it comes to basic freedoms and rights that we take for granted every day.
When a man takes a woman for granted, he still looks for reassurance that she is still right there.Copyright © by Sherry Argov
I suppose one gets to know men quickest by the things they take for granted.
Robert Anton Wilson
There is absolutely nothing that can be taken for granted in this world.
Ludwig Von Mises
It is extremely difficult for our contemporaries to conceive of the conditions of free banking because they take government interference with banking for granted and as necessary.
Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
I love going out to clubs. Granted, I don't get hammered or do anything to embarrass myself. I'd call myself wholesome but it's not like I only drink milk.
Don't take things for granted.
Surely it is a sin to reject the few gifts we are given. Be happy in the flash of time granted to us or hurt forever.
Whatever lives is granted breath But by the grace and sufferance of Death.
Shun to seek what is hid in the womb of the morrow, and set down as gain in life's ledger whatever time fate shall have granted thee.
Our prayers are granted as soon as we have prayed, even though the process of fulfilling our requests has not yet begun.
I think I've begun to take for granted how easily information can swirl around me.
If you refuse where you have always granted you invite to theft.
It is not always granted to the sower to see the harvest.
Democrats, too often, take blacks for granted, and Republicans, too often, simply ignore black voters.
So when I feel the spirit upon me it's something I don't take it for granted, and I don't think I'm solely responsible for these things.
Socialistic practices are now so ingrained in our thinking, so customary, so much a part of our mores, that we take them for granted.
A good or great performance is like peeling an onion; in every scene you reveal another layer, something the audience hasn't seen until then. They stay involved because they are constantly learning about and discovering the character they are watching. They can't take you for granted and it keeps them hooked.
Most of us readily take things for granted that at an earlier time remained to be discovered
I honestly consider that the greatest gift to me, is the reaction that I get from my work. That is a given which I never, ever take for granted. But to be given that by audiences, individuals, on the street, in the theater, is an extraordinary feeling.
Granted, there are times when, for business reasons, you do something that's more mainstream. But even then, I try to find something that has a dark or subversive aspect.