Call Quotes

Each man has his own vocation; his talent is his call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is alone that part of the external universe which we call material which acts on man through his senses that part of which we ordinarily feel our knowledge to be the surest; but in reality, strangely enough, as will soon appear, this is one of the aspects of the external world, of which we can know nothing.

Richard Maurice Bucke

Jesus' call to bear the cross places all who follow him in the community of the forgiveness of sins. Forgiving sins is the Christ-suffering required of his disciples. It is required of all Christians.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Each of us is born with the potential for the unfolding of our true self. When you deviate from the truth, you are interfering with the intention of something greater than you are- call it nature or a higher power. As a result, you develop discomfort.

Unknown

We make our own fortunes and we call them fate.

Benjamin Disraeli

Birth and ancestry, and that which we have not ourselves achieved, we can scarcely call our own

Ovid

It must be someone collecting for charity. Respectable women never call the family for any other reason.

Caryl Brahms

What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.

G. K. Chesterton

We call for dialogue without preliminary conditions and in a spirit of neutrality.

Ismail Haniya

Hell is what you choose to call the present. That's why you're going through it, I just choose to call it stressing.

Johnson Barnes

It is a victory of shit and our defeat. Call it a defeat, but of courage, value and dignity.

Hugo Chavez

A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life. It tells us that for every human being there is a diversity of existences, that the single existence is itself an illusion in part, that these many existences signify something, tend to something, fulfill something; it promises us meaning, harmony, and even justice.

Saul Bellow

You are now bearing the punishment for the shortcomings of your world. Here, as in your world, there are benighted people who cannot tolerate thinking about things they are not accustomed to. But you realize that you are being treated here the same as there. If someone from this world came to yours with the audacity to call himself a man, your learned men would stifle him for being a monster or a monkey possessed by the Devil.

Cyrano Hercule Savinien de Bergerac

One distressing thing is the way men react to women who assert their equality: their ultimate weapon is to call them unfeminine. They think she is anti-male; they even whisper that she's probably a lesbian.

Shirley Chisholm

No woman can call herself free who does not control her own body.

Margaret Sanger
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