Top 30 Reckoning Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Reckoning Quotes from famous people such as Meghan Daum, Nicolaus Copernicus, Constance Baker Motley, Owen Jones, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

When I made my final reckoning with the decision not to

When I made my final reckoning with the decision not to have kids, I also decided that I would use at least some of my extra time to better the lives of kids who are already here.
Meghan Daum
Therefore I would not have it unknown to Your Holiness, the the only thing which induced me to look for another way of reckoning the movements of the heavenly bodies was that I knew that mathematicians by no means agree in their investigation thereof.
Nicolaus Copernicus
By 1962, King had become, by the media’s reckoning, the new civil rights leader.
Constance Baker Motley
What do we value more: an economic system which privileges profit above all other considerations, or the continued existence of human civilisation as we recognise it? A reckoning is coming.
Owen Jones
Just as the supposed number may differ from the true number by fully 100, 150, or even 200 in a flock of 600 sheep, so may I be even more out of my reckoning in the case of these very little animalcules.
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
‘The Reckoning’ is one of my proudest hours. I love that episode so much.
Julie Plec
By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films.
Iain Banks
If you find great difficulty in trying to reckon with the future or even the present, I think it’s intuitive to start that process by reckoning with the past.
James Spader
There is a time of reckoning in all our lives.
Lorna Luft
The young in this country, and you fellows are young by my reckoning, have a right to be concerned about the course that our government, the Federal Government, is taking under President Bush.
John Spratt
Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning – an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
This tension between ambition and parenthood, that’s not a reckoning that many men face. There are plenty of men who say, ‘Oh, I need to be there for my kids, and I can’t do x or y professionally,’ but for the most part, that’s a struggle that belongs to women in society.
Rumaan Alam
We should demand his blood not from the Arabs of Gaza but from ourselves. Let us make our reckoning today.
Moshe Dayan
And above all things, never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.
Isaac Asimov
Growing up in a predominantly white area of the predominantly white state of Wisconsin, it was, I’m sad to say, relatively easy for me to go through life without recognizing or reckoning with the obvious signs of racism.
Joe Thomas
You cannot just keep borrowing more and more and keep spending more and more without eventually having a day of reckoning.
Wilbur Ross
One of the hardest lessons of childhood is reckoning with the instability of the world.
Jon Lovett
I don’t think young people are prepared for the moment of reckoning at the end of college – if you even go to college – where you have to get off of the hamster wheel and decide, ‘Wait, where do I go from here?’
Elaine Welteroth
One of the funniest things about Mr. Kaufman is that all of his filmed scripts – ‘Being John Malkovich,’ ‘Human Nature,’ ‘Adaptation’ and now ‘Sunshine’ – sound like titles from REM’s ‘Reckoning.’
Elvis Mitchell
This is the essence of all sciences – that you should know who you will be when the Day of Reckoning arrives.
I find that it takes a lot of years of living, and many more of reckoning, to come up with one worthwhile paragraph. And when a deadline looms, prayer doesn’t hurt, either.
Carmen Agra Deedy
I can clear a dinner table in less than 60 seconds, moaning like a dockyard Elijah about the deficit and the inevitable reckoning.
Christopher Buckley
The scales of reckoning with mortality are never evenly weighted, alas, and thus it is on the shoulders of the living that the burden of justice must continue to rest.
Wole Soyinka
Gamergate should have been a time of reckoning for the gaming community, which had long been rife with sexism and misogyny. It wasn’t.
Brianna Wu
Like any good RPG, ‘Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning’ is adept at digging its claws into that part of your brain that just loves accomplishing things.
Jason Schreier
All wars, even the noblest, bring a reckoning of means and ends.
Nancy Gibbs
I don’t believe in providence and fate, as a technologist I am used to reckoning with the formulae of probability.
Max Frisch
Nationalization would likely mean wiping out the big banks’ managements and shareholders. It’s because that reckoning has mostly been avoided so far that those bankers may be the Americans in the greatest denial of all.
Frank Rich
Never think that you’re not good enough. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning.
Anthony Trollope
Not only does travel give us a new system of reckoning, it also brings to the fore unknown aspects of our own self. Our consciousness being broadened and enriched, we shall judge ourselves more correctly.
Ella Maillart