Names Quotes

Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.

Salman Rushdie

God has many names, though He is only one Being.

Aristotle

I have a passion for the name of "Mary," For once it was a magic sound to me, And still it half calls up the realms of fairy, Where I beheld what never was to be.

Lord Byron

Some to the fascination of a name, Surrender judgment hoodwinked.

William Cowper

You should never name an animal which is not yours to keep, or which you intend to eat.

Deborah Boliver Boehm

Named softly as the household name of one whom God had taken.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

We all have the same God, we just serve him differently. Rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, oceans all have different names, but they all contain water. So do religions have different names, and they all contain truth, expressed in different ways forms and times. It doesn't matter whether you're a Muslim, a Christian, or a Jew. When you believe in God, you should believe that all people are part of one family. If you love God, you can't love only some of his children.

Muhammad Ali

No orator can top the one who can give good nicknames.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If names are not correct, language will not be in accordance with the truth of things.

Confucius

We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The names that do the serious damage are the ones we call ourselves. The stereotypes we give ourselves are the ones that matter in the long run, not the ones imposed on us by other people.

Judith Rich Harris

What signifies knowing the names, if you know not the nature of things.

Benjamin Franklin

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The future has many names: For the weak, it means the unattainable. For the fearful, it means the unknown. For the courageous, it means opportunity.

Victor Hugo

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

Bible

He lives who dies to win a lasting name.

William Drummond

The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.

Marshall McLuhan

If the fairest features of the landscape are to be named after men, let them be the noblest and worthiest men alone.

Henry David Thoreau

A name is more than just a noun, verb, or adjective. Its your life, your legacy, your journey, sacrifices, and everything youve worked hard for every day of your life as and adolescent, young adult and adult.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

All names of God remain hallowed because they have been used not only to speak of God but also to speak to him.

Martin Buber

One knows the man by the name he has.

Crestens de Troies

And we were angry and poor and happy,And proud of seeing our names in print.

G.K. Chesterton

People's fates are simplified by their names.

Elias Canetti

There are four classes of Idols which beset men's minds. To these for distinction's sake I have assigned names calling the first class, Idols of the Tribe ; the second, Idols of the Cave; the third, Idols of the Market-Place; the fourth, Idols of the Theater.

Francis Bacon

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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