Words matter. These are the best Deepest Quotes from famous people such as Rick Perlstein, Alice Walker, Peter York, Eugene Kennedy, Antony Starr, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Empirical debunking cannot reach the deepest fear of the reactionary mind, which is that the state – that devouring leviathan – will soon swallow up all traces of human volition and dignity. The conclusion is based on conservative moral convictions that reason can’t shake.
If you want to have a life that is worth living, a life that expresses your deepest feelings and emotions and cares and dreams, you have to fight for it.
People are fretful about lifestyle retailing because the idea that anyone’s immortal soul and deepest longings can be quite so readily anticipated and consolidated with several hundred thousand other like-minded types is worrying.
The object of religion is the imagination, that deep and inexhaustible font of our understanding and symbolizing our deepest possibilities.
Families are the deepest, most screwed up relationships that we have.
It is my deepest belief that only by giving our lives do we find life. I am convinced that the truest act of courage, the strongest act of manliness is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally non-violent struggle for justice.
The best writing really does come from the deepest, most private part of you.
Follow your deepest dream, the one you had as a kid… but stay focused.
Often, psychological laziness will have you switch your life over to autopilot and fall asleep at the wheel rather than stay awake to what will fulfill your heart’s deepest desires and your soul’s purpose.
I felt in my bones that Alfred Kazin was right to suggest that ‘the deepest side of being American is the sense of being like nothing before us in history’ – a historical conceit that privileged biography as the narrative of the exceptionalist experience.
The writers who have the deepest influence on one are those one reads in ones more impressionable, early life, and often it is the more youthful works of those writers that leave the deepest imprint.
That’s the power of the good con artist: the ability to identify your deepest need and exploit it. It’s not about honesty or greed; we are all suckers for belief.
I have the deepest respect for Terrence Malick and greatly enjoyed helping him on ‘Tree of Life.’ I consider him to be a good personal friend and professional contemporary.
Religion, you know, enters very deep; in reality it is the deepest impression I have in speaking to people, that they are or that they are not of my religion.
That’s where it begins and ends for me and these songs were the ones that touched me the deepest. It was like I was laying hold of some part of me that I didn’t even know was there until I let it out.
This is where I would lodge my deepest criticisms. We have very whimsically been threatening and then backing off of tariffs. The people who are paying the price for the lack of strategy are North Carolina consumers who are paying more for durable goods and North Carolina farmers who don’t have markets today.
One of the deepest functions of a living organisms is to look ahead… to produce future.
My deepest challenge has been an internal one. It’s allowing success to take over by focusing on how many Twitter followers I have or what people are saying about me online, or just feeling like no matter how much success I get, it’s not enough.
It’s a presumptuous thing to write one’s autobiography, but this is really an effort in the deepest sense to explore the struggle of a tortured individual to be himself in a hostile society.
I’ve gotta long list of things to do, bucket list things – play ‘Saturday Night Live,’ make a movie. I want a lot of things, but one of my deepest wishes would be to headline – and sell out – Red Rocks.
Some people love so hard that they can’t control those emotions when they’re at their deepest point.
I have faith that God often uses our deepest pain as the launching pad of our greatest calling.
One of our deepest needs is to be at home.
We’re on this planet for the briefest of moments in cosmic terms, and I want to spend that time thinking about what I consider the deepest questions.
It’s my deepest interest as an actor: I love discovering how human beings work, how their flaws reveal themselves – how to learn and grow from that – and how characters teach me things as a woman and as a parent.
Many of our deepest motives come, not from an adult logic of how things work in the world, but out of something that is frozen from childhood.
I think poetry was always where I went to deal with my deepest feelings.
I extend my deepest gratitude to our Armed Forces and first responders serving both at home and abroad in the war against terrorism.
First and foremost, I would like to extend my deepest sympathies to the family of Michael Brown. As I have said in the past, I know that, regardless of the circumstances here, they lost a loved one to violence. I know the pain that accompanies such a loss knows no bounds.
I try to find my deepest, often hidden feelings about what’s working and what’s not. This is difficult because I do lie to myself without being aware that that’s what I’m doing.
Our phones don’t just keep us in touch with the world; they’re also diaries, confessional booths, repositories for our deepest secrets.
It’s normal that elections make fierce partisans of many of us. It’s normal that Mr. Trump would attract the usual right-wing buffoons to his banners. Normal, also, is that many voters may not be troubled by Mr. Trump’s cruder statements when they hear him addressing their deepest economic and social anxieties.
Irrespective of age, we mourn for those loved and lost. Mourning is one of the deepest expressions of pure love.
Even in the deepest love relationship – when lovers say ‘I love you’ to each other – we don’t really know what we’re saying, because language isn’t equal to the complexity of human emotions.
The deepest fear we have, ‘the fear beneath all fears,’ is the fear of not measuring up, the fear of judgment. It’s this fear that creates the stress and depression of everyday life.
Most people, including many Jews, think of Yom Kippur as a 25-hour caffeine headache capped off by a lox-and-bagels binge. It’s undeniably that. But it is also, at its deepest level, a dry run. It is the one day of the year when we Jews are asked to look our mortality in the face.
I do so play an instrument! I play air! I play the air with my fingers, and I’m in touch with the deepest emotions within. It took me a while to learn that whatever I feel like doing is the right thing. If I want to play an invisible instrument, I will.
We can certainly go further than cats, but why should it be that our brains are somehow so suited to the universe that our brains will be able to understand the deepest workings?
The American principles of democracy expresses the deepest values of the Sharia both structurally and in the government… Sharia requires us Muslims anywhere to abide by the law of the land.
I am of the African race, and in the colour which is natural to them of the deepest dye; and it is under a sense of the most profound gratitude to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe.
We’ve organized ourselves as cultures, to a large degree, around what we agree we know. And when you have multiple ways of knowing, multiple ways of organizing, the society loses one of its deepest organizational principles.
On airplanes, strangers confide in me the most deepest, darkest secrets. And I think they think I’ll understand. And I generally do understand.
Everything you say in a family carries meaning from all that was said before. So with friends, there is less likelihood of a few words triggering associations from childhood, where our deepest emotions often are rooted.
A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
The deepest parts of you know that if freedom from fear was as easy as ‘creating a new reality’ for yourself, then you would already be the fearless person you know in your heart that you’re meant to be.
The deepest thing in any one is the conviction of the bad luck that follows boasting.
I am not shy. I am for an open society. I am for a progressive world. I do not propose to reform France; I propose to transform it at its deepest level.
A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
Your music essentially reflects everything you do, everything you’ve been through, in the deepest part of you.
The human longings that are deep inside of us never go away. They exist across cultures; they exist throughout life. When people were first made, our deepest longing was to know and be known. And after the Fall, when we all got weird, it’s still our deepest longing – but it’s now also our deepest fear.
There’s a bit of a reluctance on my part to promote myself as any kind of hero because the things I’ve had to overcome in my life are not the deepest, darkest things.
The deepest failures any fiction writer is likely to have are failures of not quite comprehending the truth of the story that he or she is telling.