Quotations that match 'granted'.

The question is how to bring a work of imagination out of one language that was just as taken-for-granted by the persons who used it as our language is by ourselves. Nothing strange about it. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Bring How Imagination Just Language Nothing Our Ourselves Out Persons Question Strange Used Work]
What most experimenters take for granted before they begin their experiments is infinitely more interesting than any results to which their experiments lead. Norbert Wiener
[ Any Before Begin Experiments Granted Infinitely Interesting Lead More Most Results Take Than Their Which]
It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label. Barack Obama
[ Bear Cornerstones Family Granted Health Helped Insurance Label Labor Leave Medicare Middle-Class Minimum Movement Much Plans Retirement Secure Security Social Take Today Union Wage Week Work]
I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio with strict discipline and emotion. I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners during the end-of-year admission tests. Ralph Allen
[ Admission Awards Day Discipline During Emotion Foreigners Granted Hours Obtained Other Six Strict Studio Tests Then Three Usually Worked]
Most of us readily take things for granted that at an earlier time remained to be discovered. Robert A. Dahl
[ Discovered Earlier Granted Most Readily Remained Take Things Time Us]
Time granted does not necessarily coincide with time that can be most fully used. Tillie Olsen
[ Coincide Does Fully Granted Most Necessarily Time Used]
I try to keep my head on straight and take nothing for granted. Anna Faris
[ Granted Head Keep Nothing Straight Take Try]
I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring. James Whistler Intelligence
[ Because Genius Granted Heaven Hereditary Offspring Tell]
As our cities have developed, they've built sometimes small villages or communities that were in place. And we've taken for granted all of that child care, the neighbourliness, the help that you get from people nearby. Susan Oliver
[ Built Care Child Cities Communities Developed Get Granted Help Nearby Our Place Small Sometimes Taken Villages Were]
Having children made us look differently at all these things that we take for granted, like taking your child to get a vaccine against measles or polio. Melinda Gates
[ Against Child Children Differently Get Granted Having Look Made Measles Polio Take Taking These Things Us Vaccine Your]
But only a brief moment is granted to the brave one breath or two, whose wage is the long nights of the grave. Muhammad Iqbal
[ Brave Breath Brief Granted Grave Long Moment Nights Only Two Wage Whose]
It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. Dick Cheney
[ Easy Granted Had Liberty Never Take Taken]
For more than two centuries, the defenders of liberty have put their lives on the line, because they have known that we cannot take our freedoms for granted. Virgil Goode
[ Because Cannot Centuries Defenders Freedoms Granted Known Liberty Line Lives More Our Put Take Than Their Two]
One thing must be granted to the rich: they are goodnatured. William Graham Sumner
[ Granted Must Rich Thing]
I think foreign countries really do like it when American artists sing in their language. And when you go over there and say, 'Hi, how are you?' in their language, they love it. It makes them feel like you're doing it just for them. We in America take so much for granted. Natalie Cole
[ America American Artists Countries Doing Feel Foreign Go Granted Hi How Just Language Love Makes Much Over Really Say Sing Take Their Them Think]
I consider myself an artist. God granted me some gifts so that I could express myself artistically. Don Johnson
[ Artist Artistically Consider Could Express Gifts God Granted Myself Some]
The real end of prayer is not so much to get this or that single desire granted, as to put human life into full and joyful conformity with the will of God. Charles Bent
[ Conformity Desire End Full Get God Granted Human Into Joyful Life Much Prayer Put Real Single Will]
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. Ginny B. Waite
[ Basic Case Comes Day Eastern Equal Every Freedoms Granted Many Men Middle Nations Near Nowhere Rights Take Women]
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it. John F. Kennedy
[ Been Danger Defending Few Freedom Generations Granted History Hour Long Maximum Only Responsibility Role Shrink Welcome World]
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. Jan Peter Balkenende
[ After Between Bond Day Freedom Granted Keep Mind Must Other Remember Take Values]
That's an interesting question. I would say that in general Americans know very little about the law. It's one of those things that most of us take for granted. Christopher Darden
[ Americans General Granted Interesting Know Law Little Most Question Say Take Things Those Us Very Would]
But we cannot just take this historical fact for granted. We must make it live. Wendell Willkie
[ Cannot Fact Granted Historical Just Live Make Must Take]
You know, we have to take these characters - who, granted, have their separate personalities but, on a lot of levels, are pretty two-dimensional - and make them into people with flaws, with insecurities. Rachael Leigh Cook
[ Characters Flaws Granted Insecurities Into Know Levels Lot Make Personalities Pretty Separate Take Their Them These Two-Dimensional]
Never just run through a study because you happen to be familiar with it, but use it to see what you can get from it on this new day which has been granted you. James Galway
[ Because Been Day Familiar Get Granted Happen Just Never New Run See Study Through Use Which]
I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn't have it. Hedy Lamarr
[ Been Demanded Granted Health Love Money Much Often Only Perhaps Realized Taken Too True Wise Worth]
Today, many people take for granted the notion that people whose lives are going to be very heavily affected by public policies should have a say in how they are formulated and carried out. Barney Frank
[ Affected Carried Formulated Going Granted Heavily How Lives Many Notion Out Policies Public Say Should Take Today Very Whose]
Beginning to create again was something that I took for granted but I never will take it for granted again. Lou Gramm
[ Again Beginning Create Granted Never Something Take Took Will]
I hope this view of the question may be a mistaken one, because it does not seem to me very unlikely that the suffrage will be granted to women. John Bright
[ Because Does Granted Hope May Mistaken Question Seem Suffrage Unlikely Very View Will Women]
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like. Coco Chanel
[ Did Everything Granted Invented Life Opposite Taking Which Would]
This time, there were no drugs involved. The hours were completely normal daytime hours. I think we were able to appreciate the interplay, where before we had taken it for granted. Lindsey Buckingham
[ Able Appreciate Before Completely Daytime Granted Had Hours Interplay Involved Normal Taken Think Time Were Where]
I always was one who didn't take things for granted. But I think I do appreciate things more now. The small moments of joy that we find each day are so much more precious now than when I looked at them before. Chris LeDoux
[ Always Appreciate Before Day Each Find Granted Joy Looked Moments More Much Now Precious Small Take Than Them Things Think]
No, I think the future of humanity will be like the past, we'll do what we've always done and there will still be human beings. Granted, there will always be people doing something different and there are a lot of possibilities. Octavia Butler
[ Always Beings Different Doing Done Future Granted Human Humanity Lot Past Possibilities Something Still Think Will]
Revolution today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull. Wyndham Lewis
[ Becomes Consequence Dull Granted Rather Revolution Taken Today]
Today, as we look back on the history of our nation and take note of how far we have come as a people, we are reminded that we owe a great debt to those who fought valiantly for the freedoms that we easily take for granted. Sam Brownback
[ Back Come Debt Easily Far Fought Freedoms Granted Great History How Look Nation Note Our Owe Reminded Take Those Today]
One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity. Edward de Bono
[ Aspect Bothered Creativity Else Focusing Granted Important Look Motivation Normally Powerful Process Simple Source Stop Taken Things Very Willingness]
Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole. Derek Walcott
[ Break Fragments Granted Love Stronger Symmetry Than Took Vase Which Whole]
And, granted, for a long time, the European has been dominant in certain parts of this Western Hemisphere, but by the end of the 21st century, it's over. Edward James Olmos
[ Been Century Certain Dominant End European Granted Hemisphere Long Over Parts Time Western]
I think talent is dangerous to have if you take it for granted. If you use it well and put hard work with it together, it's hard to catch that guy. And I think that's what you're seeing right now. Ivan Lendl
[ Catch Dangerous Granted Guy Hard Now Put Right Seeing Take Talent Think Together Use Well Work]
I want justice to be so pervasive that it will be taken for granted, just as injustice is taken for granted today. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
[ Granted Injustice Just Justice Pervasive Taken Today Want Will]
Families, particularly, tend to be the ones that you take the most for granted. They seem to slip under the radar, all those important things - it almost becomes second nature to do so. Adam Garcia
[ Almost Becomes Families Granted Important Most Nature Ones Particularly Radar Second Seem Slip Take Tend Things Those Under]
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted. Aldous Huxley
[ Almost Beings Capacity Granted Human Infinite Most Taking Things]
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest. John Gay
[ Closely Granted His Kiss Pressed Rest Sweet Till]
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. Paul Tsongas
[ Because Days Depth Fear Gives Granted Meaning Mortality Poignancy Very Will Your]
In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. Bertrand Russell
[ Affairs Granted Hang Healthy Long Mark Now Question Taken Then Thing Things]
No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted. W. H. Auden
[ Alive Been Believe Ever Fondly Granted Lived Most Novelist Number Only Poet Quite Their Them Were Wish Wishes]
I don't take my fans' love and dedication for granted. Wynonna Judd
[ Dedication Fans Granted Love Take]
Music - that's been my education. There's not a day that goes by that I take it for granted. Billie Joe Armstrong
[ Been Day Education Goes Granted Music Take]
Granted, the writers, directors, producers, and that community make a great deal of money. But they might be choosing to do a whole lot of other things for the living they make. Norman Lear
[ Choosing Community Deal Directors Granted Great Living Lot Make Might Money Other Producers Things Whole Writers]
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. Ryan Phillippe
[ Aspect Business Dark Even Find Granted Mainstream More Reasons Something Subversive Then Times Try]
In the best farce to-day we start with some absurd premise as to character or situation, but if the premises be once granted we move logically enough to the ending. George P. Baker
[ Absurd Best Character Ending Enough Farce Granted Logically Move Once Premise Premises Situation Some Start To-Day]
I always took it for granted that there would be life after Hollywood. Esther Williams
[ After Always Granted Hollywood Life Took Would]
We often take for granted that our lights will come on when we flip the light switch, but the reality is that our reliability standards and the current state of the transmission grid leave us all vulnerable to blackouts. Richard Burr
[ Come Current Flip Granted Grid Leave Light Lights Often Our Reality Reliability Standards State Switch Take Transmission Us Vulnerable Will]
This position is untenable, and there can be no pause in the agitation for full political power and responsibility until these are granted to all the women of the nation. Florence Kelley
[ Agitation Full Granted Nation Pause Political Position Power Responsibility These Untenable Until Women]
Kosovo is a small country but it also has a lot of riches that were granted to us by God. Ibrahim Rugova
[ Also Country God Granted Kosovo Lot Riches Small Us Were]
Drafting a constitution is only the first step. The constitution has to be granted legitimacy by open discussion and a fair, representative referendum. Emma Bonino
[ Constitution Discussion Drafting Fair First Granted Legitimacy Only Open Referendum Representative Step]
Never take anything for granted. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Anything Granted Never Take]
Do not be misled by the fact that you are at liberty and relatively free; that for the moment you are not under lock and key: you have simply been granted a reprieve. Ryszard Kapuscinski
[ Been Fact Free Granted Key Liberty Lock Misled Moment Relatively Reprieve Simply Under]
Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted. Michael Ignatieff
[ Borders Composition Country Ethnic Feeling Granted Legitimacy Nationalistic Patriotism Strong Taken Whose]
A time is marked not so much by ideas that are argued about as by ideas that are taken for granted. The character of an era hangs upon what needs no defense. Lawrence Lessig
[ Argued Character Defense Era Granted Hangs Ideas Marked Much Needs Taken Time Upon]
Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm. David Rockefeller
[ Achievement Apparent Being Eldest Every Father Granted Heir High Norm Perfection Rockefeller Set Son Standard Taken Very]
I don't take things for granted, because everything feels more fragile. It's made me wonder about mortality and how long you've got somebody in the world. I'm more fearful than I used to be. Robin Gibb
[ Because Everything Fearful Feels Fragile Got Granted How Long Made More Mortality Somebody Take Than Things Used Wonder World]
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows. George Orwell
[ Else Follows Four Freedom Granted Make Plus Say Two]
Since it is not granted to us to live long, let us transmit to posterity some memorial that we have at least lived. E. Joseph Cossman
[ Granted Least Live Lived Long Memorial Posterity Since Some Transmit Us]
I was in my yard and thought that the tree was a living being. We take trees for granted. We don't believe they are as much alive as we are. Ziggy Marley
[ Alive Being Believe Granted Living Much Take Thought Tree Trees Yard]
When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed. Marilyn Manson
[ Destroyed Dreams Granted Many Will Wishes Your]
The most important of all rights is the right to life, and I cannot foresee a day when domesticated animals will be granted that right in law. J. M. Coetzee
[ Animals Cannot Day Domesticated Foresee Granted Important Law Life Most Right Rights Will]
I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship. Pietro Aretino
[ Because Better Friends Friendship Granted Greater Keep None Than Their Things Treasure Us Wisdom]
In sum, we took energy for granted, assuming when we flipped the switch, the lights would go on and assuming that there would always be plenty of cheap fuel for our vehicles. Mac Thornberry
[ Always Assuming Cheap Energy Flipped Fuel Go Granted Lights Our Plenty Sum Switch Took Vehicles Would]
I never take anything for granted. I may slip any minute. Eartha Kitt
[ Any Anything Granted May Minute Never Slip Take]
Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her - when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her? Helen Rowland
[ Does Girl Granted Her Him Kiss Man Nine Only Out She Take Ten Times Want Wants Why]
Your talent is your art. It is not to be taken for granted. Paula Abdul
[ Art Granted Taken Talent Your]
For so long people have just taken what I do for granted. It is not easy to do year-in, year-out, to win Grand Slams and be No. 1. Pete Sampras
[ Easy Grand Granted Just Long Slams Taken Win]
We cannot forget the little things we take for granted in America that remain the disdain of dictators and terrorists throughout the world. Trent Lott
[ America Cannot Dictators Disdain Forget Granted Little Remain Take Terrorists Things Throughout World]
I think we take it for granted that if you are with your husband after 30 years, then he is the love of your life. Sue Townsend
[ After Granted Husband Life Love Take Then Think Years Your]
I think that every year that the New York City Ballet is alive is worthy of celebration. Because otherwise the terrible thing is just that we take it for granted. John Guare
[ Alive Ballet Because Celebration City Every Granted Just New Otherwise Take Terrible Thing Think Worthy Year York]
Through persistent dedication, Susan B. Anthony, and other remarkable leaders, women were finally granted the right to vote in 1920. Louise Slaughter
[ Anthony Dedication Finally Granted Leaders Other Persistent Remarkable Right Susan Through Vote Were Women]
In life, so many things are taken for granted, but one thing I can honestly say is that I took every day, enjoyed the game of putting on that uniform and playing the great game of baseball. Wade Boggs
[ Baseball Day Enjoyed Every Game Granted Great Honestly Life Many Playing Putting Say Taken Thing Things Took Uniform]
Whether the prayer of Seneca was granted we do not know; but, as we do not again hear of Marcus, it is probable that he died before his father, and that the line of Seneca, like that of so many great men, became extinct in the second generation. Frederic William Farrar
[ Again Became Before Died Extinct Father Generation Granted Great Hear His Know Line Many Men Prayer Probable Second Seneca Whether]
Certainly, in Italy, nobody takes light for granted. Barbara Steele
[ Certainly Granted Italy Light Nobody Takes]
To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists. Arnold Bennett
[ Artist Artists Brain Dead Experience Fact Flash Granted Held Insight Living Matter Moments Previously Serves Sometimes Soul Sudden Transient Truth Where Which]
The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted. Jan Peter Balkenende
[ Chilling Cold Commanded Crushing Curtain Fading Granted Great Horrors Ideals Iron Little Loyalty Memories More Now Once Second Taken Than War Weight Winds World]
Most of us take it for granted that the person performing our radiologic procedures is a competent professional. But the fact is, poorly trained individuals examine and treat thousands of patients in this country every day. Charles W. Pickering
[ Competent Country Day Every Examine Fact Granted Individuals Most Our Patients Performing Person Poorly Procedures Professional Radiologic Take Thousands Trained Treat Us]
Firstly, people take for granted that the E.U. has created the biggest economic space in the world. Peter Mandelson
[ Biggest Created Economic Firstly Granted Space Take World]
A Negro woman has the same kind of problems as other women, but she can't take the same things for granted. Dorothy Height
[ Granted Kind Negro Other Problems Same She Take Things Woman Women]
And I highly recommend for all the women in the world, even if they're 71, you can never take for granted that he loves you. It's always good to flirt with him. It's a great sport. Salma Hayek
[ Always Even Flirt Good Granted Great Highly Him Loves Never Recommend Sport Take Women World]
Granted, prostate exams aren't the most enjoyable things in the world, but they only last about 10 seconds. It's well worth it. Just think of the possible consequences if you don't get it done. Len Dawson
[ Consequences Done Enjoyable Exams Get Granted Just Last Most Only Possible Prostate Seconds Things Think Well World Worth]
You can't take life for granted. Jennifer Lopez
[ Granted Life Take]
They decided that unpaid leave could only be granted through the decision of a council that consisted almost entirely of scientists who couldn't understand my reasons for wanting to go so. They said no, no unpaid. So I immediately resigned. George Woodcock
[ Almost Consisted Could Council Decided Decision Entirely Go Granted Immediately Leave Only Reasons Resigned Said Scientists Through Understand Unpaid Wanting]
Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our armed forces. Charlie Dent
[ America Armed Been Come Does Earned Enjoy Forces Freedom Granted Liberties Many May Members Our Paid Price Sacrifice Sometimes Take Through Ultimate Without]
Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life, or the shadows of life. Kay Granger
[ Dawn Definition Dusk Entitled Few Granted Human Humans Include Liberty Life Privilege Rights Shadows Those]
You have to decide if you're going to wilt like a daisy or if you're just going to go forward and live the life that you've been granted. Kevin Costner
[ Been Daisy Decide Forward Go Going Granted Just Life Live Wilt]
When we shoot 24, there are so many things I have to worry about, from the script to technical things to my performance, that I don't have a second to be bored or take anything for granted. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Anything Bored Granted Many Performance Script Second Shoot Take Technical Things Worry]
There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship. Iris Murdoch
[ Comfort Relationship Substitute Supplied Utterly]
As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins. Albert Schweitzer
[ Begins Beholds Does Existence Granted His Man Mysterious Something Soon Take Thought]
I took it all for granted, I'm sorry to say. Dorothy McGuire
[ Granted Say Sorry Took]
Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted. Ralph W. Sockman
[ Actions Appetites Automatic Bring Control Debating Dissipate Divide Energies Experiences Explore Free Good Granted Habits Larger Leave Life Lower Many Natures Our Passions Should Taken Too Under Us Which]
There are two other SLA members who have been granted immunity and then also, one of the SLA members had confessed to two other people, and those people, I'm sure, will be called as witnesses, as they were at the grand jury. Patty Hearst
[ Also Been Called Confessed Grand Granted Had Immunity Jury Members Other Sure Then Those Two Were Will Witnesses]
It's human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn't banging loudly on the door. David Hackworth
[ Again Banging Danger Door Granted Human Loudly Nature Start Taking Things]
It's hard now to imagine that kind of travel and the daily tasks they simply took for granted. If a wagon axle broke, you had to stop and carve a new one. To cross a river, you sometimes had to build a raft. James Houston
[ Broke Build Carve Cross Daily Granted Had Hard Imagine Kind New Now Raft River Simply Sometimes Stop Tasks Took Travel Wagon]
I take it for granted that you do not wish to hear an echo from the pulpit nor from the theological class-room. Asa Gray
[ Echo Granted Hear Nor Pulpit Take Theological Wish]
I think in part the reason is that seeing an economy that is, in many ways, quite different from the one grows up in, helps crystallize issues: in one's own environment, one takes too much for granted, without asking why things are the way they are. Joseph E. Stiglitz
[ Asking Crystallize Different Economy Environment Granted Grows Helps Issues Many Much Own Part Quite Reason Seeing Takes Things Think Too Up Way Ways Why Without]
Day by day we should weigh what we have granted to the spirit of the world against what we have denied to the spirit of Jesus, in thought and especially in deed. Albert Schweitzer
[ Against Day Deed Denied Especially Granted Jesus Should Spirit Thought Weigh World]
Everybody gets everything handed to them. The rich inherit it. I don't mean just inheritance of money. I mean what people take for granted among the middle and upper classes, which is nepotism, the old-boy network. Toni Morrison
[ Among Classes Everybody Everything Gets Granted Handed Inherit Inheritance Just Mean Middle Money Network Rich Take Them Upper Which]
We don't really make bad records, though some people might like some more than others. And we have never really done a bad show. So I think in a way maybe we've been taken for granted. Tom Petty
[ Bad Been Done Granted Make Maybe Might More Never Others Really Records Show Some Taken Than Think Though Way]
No other country on earth could have provided such tremendous opportunities and we should never take the privilege of our citizenship for granted. Jane D. Hull
[ Citizenship Could Country Earth Granted Never Opportunities Other Our Privilege Provided Should Such Take Tremendous]
In July, 1892, fate suddenly granted me financial independence. Carl Spitteler
[ Fate Financial Granted Independence July Suddenly]
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Comes Critical Granted Gratitude Life Take Them Thing Things Whether]
I'm so vigorous, and I so take it for granted, because I've always been a real physical person. Sally Field
[ Always Because Been Granted Person Physical Real Take Vigorous]
What Bill Clinton did to us was cruel. The White House gave my attorneys indications that there was a good chance for my clemency to be granted. I had to prepare myself for being released because there was no sign that my petition would be denied. Leonard Peltier
[ Attorneys Because Being Bill Chance Clemency Clinton Cruel Denied Did Gave Good Granted Had House Indications Myself Petition Prepare Released Sign Us White Would]
The lands granted were in the occupancy of savages and situated in a wilderness, of which the government had never taken possession, and of which it could not with its own citizens ever have taken possession. William H. Wharton
[ Citizens Could Ever Government Granted Had Lands Never Own Possession Savages Situated Taken Were Which Wilderness]
Extreme nationalism and Bolshevism have broken up the old world, a new world is in the making. It is literally true that old things are passing away; all things may become new, granted we have wise, unselfish, and determined guides. John Raleigh Mott
[ Away Become Bolshevism Broken Determined Extreme Granted Guides Literally Making May Nationalism New Old Passing Things True Unselfish Up Wise World]
The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize. Robert Hughes
[ Artist Confidence Consolation Doubt Granted Greater Less Perfect Prize Talented]
I feel I have to work hard to nurture whatever talent I have as an actor. I feel like it's not natural to me. So I don't take it for granted... What I think is my natural ability - which is writing - I think I totally take that for granted. David Duchovny
[ Ability Actor Feel Granted Hard Natural Nurture Take Talent Think Totally Whatever Which Work Writing]
Maturity - among other things, the unclouded happiness of the child at play, who takes it for granted that he is at one with his play-mates. Dag Hammarskjold
[ Among Child Granted Happiness His Maturity Other Play Takes Things Unclouded]
No, but I've always felt that with true talent, and a commitment to hard work, it is possible to achieve an enduring respect and appreciation. In other words, I don't take my fans for granted. John Fogerty
[ Achieve Always Appreciation Commitment Enduring Fans Felt Granted Hard Other Possible Respect Take Talent True Words Work]
Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom. Friedrich August von Hayek
[ Beforehand Beneficial Effects Freedom Granted Known Only Will]
Awareness requires a rupture with the world we take for granted; then old categories of experience are called into question and revised. Shoshana Zuboff
[ Awareness Called Categories Experience Granted Into Old Question Requires Revised Take Then World]
When you're in danger of losing a thing it becomes precious and when it's around us, it's in tedious abundance and we take it for granted as if we're going to live forever, which we're not. John McGahern
[ Abundance Around Becomes Danger Forever Going Granted Live Losing Precious Take Tedious Thing Us Which]
When we shoot 24, there are so many things I have to worry about, from the script to technical things to my performance, that I don't have a second to be bored or take anything for granted. We produce 24 hours of film a season, which is like making 12 movies. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Anything Bored Film Granted Hours Making Many Movies Performance Produce Script Season Second Shoot Take Technical Things Which Worry]
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it. Voltaire
[ Enemies Ever God Granted Lord Made Make Only Prayer Ridiculous Short Very]
One of my fantasies in my life has been that I was granted access with a camera to go back in time, and to film the actual campaign of Alexander crossing into India through Iran and Persia. Oliver Stone
[ Access Actual Alexander Back Been Camera Campaign Crossing Fantasies Film Go Granted India Into Iran Life Persia Through Time]
I guess they just took it for granted that that was what I was interested in and let nature take its course. Clyde Tombaugh
[ Course Granted Guess Interested Just Nature Take Took]
We fully believed, so soon as we saw that woman's suffrage was right, every one would soon see the same thing, and that in a year or two, at farthest, it would be granted. Antoinette Brown Blackwell
[ Believed Every Farthest Fully Granted Right Same Saw See Soon Suffrage Thing Two Woman Would Year]
The Free State men, myself among them, took it for granted that Missouri was a slave state. Buffalo Bill
[ Among Free Granted Men Missouri Myself Slave State Them Took]
But when, in the first setting out, he takes it for granted without proof, that distinctions found in the structure of all languages, have no foundation in nature; this surely is too fastidious a way of treating the common sense of mankind. Thomas Reid
[ Common Distinctions Fastidious First Found Foundation Granted Languages Mankind Nature Out Proof Sense Setting Structure Surely Takes Too Treating Way Without]
This has been a learning experience for me. I also thought that privacy was something we were granted in the Constitution. I have learned from this when in fact the word privacy does not appear in the Constitution. Bill Maher
[ Also Appear Been Constitution Does Experience Fact Granted Learned Learning Privacy Something Thought Were Word]
My goals have gone from being an all-star to just being able to play basketball. I always took for granted that I could play. Now I know what a gift it is. Rebecca Lobo
[ Able All-Star Always Basketball Being Could Gift Goals Gone Granted Just Know Now Play Took]
Life holds one great but quite commonplace mystery. Though shared by each of us and known to all, seldom rates a second thought. That mystery, which most of us take for granted and never think twice about, is time. Michael Ende
[ Commonplace Each Granted Great Holds Known Life Most Mystery Never Quite Rates Second Seldom Shared Take Think Though Thought Time Twice Us Which]
How quickly we forget God's great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past. David Wilkerson
[ Easily Forget God Granted Great How Lives Miracles Our Past Performed Quickly Take]
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to weigh and consider. Francis Bacon
[ Believe Consider Contradict Granted Nor Read Take Weigh]
People sort of take it for granted, but the more you see of the media world the more you appreciate a paper like the Times where its family continues to invest in editorial quality and I think it's the truly is the best paper in the world. David Talbot
[ Appreciate Best Continues Editorial Family Granted Invest Media More Paper Quality See Sort Take Think Times Truly Where World]
Let sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the earth's surface large enough to satisfy our rightful requirements as a nation. The rest we shall manage for ourselves. Theodor Herzl
[ Earth Enough Granted Large Manage Nation Our Ourselves Over Portion Requirements Rest Rightful Satisfy Shall Sovereignty Surface Us]
Instead, I was interested in what I guess I could call narrative indeterminacy, in questioning the apparent, taken-for-granted authority of any particular representation of the events in question. Peter Straub
[ Any Apparent Authority Call Could Events Guess Indeterminacy Instead Interested Narrative Particular Question Questioning Representation]
You kind of took it for granted around the Yankees that there was always going to be baseball in October. Whitey Ford
[ Always Around Baseball Going Granted Kind October Took Yankees]
When Hegel later became a man of influence' he insisted that the Jews should be granted equal rights because civic rights belong to man because he is a man and not on account of his ethnic origins or his religion. Walter Kaufmann
[ Account Became Because Belong Civic Equal Ethnic Granted Hegel His Influence Insisted Jews Later Man Origins Religion Rights Should]
It is also, I would guess, a universal that in all societies people value respectability granted to them. Kenneth L. Pike
[ Also Granted Guess Respectability Societies Them Universal Value Would]
Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry. Norman Borlaug
[ Despite Fact Food Granted Half Hungry Leaders More Most Population Something Taken Than World Yet]
I don't want to take fame for granted because that is when you start to think you are better than everyone else. That is when you start thinking that you are someone that you are not. Mandy Moore
[ Because Better Else Everyone Fame Granted Someone Start Take Than Think Thinking Want]
Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted. Alexis Herman
[ Because Discrimination Education Exists First Granted Important Know Need Real Should Still Take Workplace]
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it. Voltaire
[ Enemies God Granted Lord Made Make Never Prayer Ridiculous Short Very]
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life. Joyce Brothers
[ Another Become Being Comfortable Compliment Element Granted Life Means Person Taken Trusted]
Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel. Karel Capek
[ Ants Appoint Colonel God Granted Great Hast Honorary Servants Thee Thou Thy Victory]
I also take it as granted that every created thing, and consequently the created monad also, is subject to change, and indeed that this change is continual in each one. Gottfried Leibniz
[ Also Change Consequently Continual Created Each Every Granted Indeed Monad Subject Take Thing]
Whenever I get frustrated, I tell myself, you could be working at a 7-Eleven right now, so never take for granted what you do for a living. Shannen Doherty
[ Could Frustrated Get Granted Living Myself Never Now Right Take Tell Whenever Working]
I'm still really close with everyone at home and their parents - and their brothers and sisters. I was so, so, so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don't take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it. Jennifer Garner
[ Brothers Close Community Everyone Granted Grow Hard Home Lucky Parents Part Really Sisters Stay Still Take Their Try Up Very]
If I could be granted a wish, I'd shine in your eye like a jewel. Bette Midler
[ Could Eye Granted Jewel Shine Wish Your]
All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved. Elizabeth Bowen
[ Find Granted Greatness Taken Unnerved Want Your Youth]
Sometimes Aristotle analyses his terms, but very often he takes them for granted; and in the latter case, I think, he is sometimes deceived by them. Gilbert Murray
[ Analyses Aristotle Case Deceived Granted His Latter Often Sometimes Takes Terms Them Think Very]
The popular will cannot be taken for granted, it must be created. Herbert Croly
[ Cannot Created Granted Must Popular Taken Will]
Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists. Blaise Pascal
[ Belief Cannot Come Exists Faith False Gain Gamble Granted Harm Hesitation Lose Nothing Proved Proves Then Truth Wager Will Wise Without]