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claiming Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about claiming
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“Words ... assemble a context in which the question, Is this true or false? is relevant.”
Neil Postman
author
Amusing Ourselves to Death
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words
claiming
critical thinking
trustworthy
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“What we do not claim remains invisible. That is why the process of personal transformation — the true work of spiritual growth, whether couched in religious terms or not — is the only antidote to the pernicious effects of society’s backlash against genuine female empowerment.”
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“When we understand love as the will to nurture our own and another’s spiritual growth, it becomes clear that we cannot claim to love if we are hurtful and abusive.”
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“To Sethe, the future was a matter of keeping the past at bay. The ‘better life’ she believed she and Denver were living was simply not that other one.”
Sethe
Denver
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“Bit by bit, at 124 and in the Clearing, along with others, she had claimed herself. Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.”
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“The punishment imposed on us for claiming true self can never be worse than the punishment we impose on ourselves by failing to make that claim.”
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“Abhorsen is mine. You will leave her to me.”
Garth Nix
author
Sabriel
Kerrigor
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death
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“I came to claim the one I love.”
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“The conviction was borne in on me that their claim beyond the grave in respect of a valiant death was not less good than that which any of our countrymen could make.”
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“Nothing is easier than stamping your foot and shouting: ‘That’s mine!’ It is immeasurably harder to proclaim: ‘You may live as you please.’ ”
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“He wanted to prove quickly what he felt in his bones: that no one owned the boat, that no one had the right to claim it from him.”
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“And Heaven help the man who puts a stone wall round them and calls them his- even if he has money and men in livery and a ‘Sir’ in front of his name.”

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