Quotes of Detached

“ The anchors now made are contrived so as to sink into the ground as soon as they reach it, and to hold a great strain before they can be loosened or dislodged from their station. ”

- William Falconer

“ He makes his choices. He can do — whatever. We're divorced and you can see why. ”

- Jennifer Aniston

“ I had hoped God would be neutral. ”

- Darrell Royal

“ These acts of creation do not bind Me, O Arjuna, because I remain indifferent and unattached to those acts. ”

- Bhagavad Gita

“ I was married at 16, a father at 17 and divorced at 18. ”

- Placido Domingo

“ Life is a tide; float on it. Go down with it and go up with it, but be detached. Then it is not difficult. ”

- Prem Rawal

“ A mind which really lays hold of a subject is not easily detached from it. ”

- Ida Tarbell

“ True love grows by sacrifice and the more thoroughly the soul rejects natural satisfaction, the stronger and more detached its tenderness becomes. ”

- St. Therese of Lisieux

“ Resignation, not mystic, not detached, but resignation open-eyed, conscious, and informed by love, is the only one of our feelings for which it is impossible to become a sham. ”

- Joseph Conrad

“ Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached. ”

- Simone Weil

“ A sannyasi is one who does not possess anything, not even the clothes on his back. He has renounced all. This is the real renunciation which is demanded… A sannyasi is one who is totally detached from the world and from himself. ”

- Bede Griffiths

“ The selfishness must be discovered and understood before it can be removed. It is powerless to remove itself, neither will it pass away of itself. Darkness ceases only when light is introduced; so ignorance can only be dispersed by Knowledge; selfishness by Love. ”

- James Allen

“ If our spirituality, no matter how disciplined, lofty and inspiring, is making us less warmly human, more detached, suspicious of our human 'feelings, emotions, and passions,' then something has gone seriously wrong. ”

- Flora Slosson Wuellner

“ Our system presumes that there are certain principles that are more important than the temper of the times. And you must have a judge who is detached, who is independent, who is fair, who is committed only to those principles, and not public pressures of other sort… ”

- Anthony Kennedy

“ The tendancy of liberals is to create bodies of men and women-of all classes-detached from tradition, alienated from religion, and susceptible to mass suggestion-mob rule. And a mob will be no less a mob if it is well fed, well clothed, well housed, and well disciplined. ”

- George Eliot
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