Come hell or high water you will never take me back to the place I was before. I have been through too much to let life whoop me again. My faith is stronger than it's ever been, my mind is more tenacious than it's ever been, my soul is more absolute.— T. D. Jakes
Astounding Back Again quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth.
Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
The difference between a winner and a loser - they both failed, but the winner gets back up and does it again and again until it goes his way.
We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again.
There are things you break that can't be put back together again. And Kashmir may be one of them.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
I swear that ever since the first day You brought me back to life, The day You became my Friend, I have not slept - And even if You drive me from your door, I swear again that we will never be separated - Because You are alive in my heart
Too long have the workers of the world waited for some Moses to lead them out of bondage... I would not lead you out if I could; for if you could be led out, you could be led back again. I would have you make up your minds there is nothing that you cannot do for yourselves.
You can take my factories, burn up my buildings, but give me my people and I'll build the business right back again.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
I am flying back to New York as I write this.
I will never forget these wonderful 35 days and I would go back to Copenhagen in a heartbeat to work there again.
I actually do my own renovations. I designed and built a 100-foot split-cedar rail fence to enclose my property. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done. Don't recommend doing it alone. I also built a 100-square-foot back porch. Again, don't recommend doing it alone.
The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
The best part of falling is getting back up again.
With maternal love, life makes a promise at dawn that it can never hold.
You are forced to eat cold food until your days end. After that, each time a woman holds you in her arms and against her chest, these are merely condolences. You always come back to yell at your mother's grave like an abandoned dog. Never again, never again, never again.
I love to laugh.It's the only way to live. Enjoy each day-it's not coming back again!
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Sometimes I would want to sink, and then while I was sinking I'd go, "Wait a minute, this isn't what I want to do," and I would calm down while I was sinking and then start rising back to the surface again.
It feels kinda weird being back in a high school cause I haven't been in a high school for about a year. So um, it's kinda interesting coming back, and y'know seeing the lockers, with all the signs, the handmade signs, so being in high school again is a little bit strange but in a good way.
A lot of people say if they could go back in time they would not change anything. But, to be honest with you, I like it and I don't like it. I like the fact that all I went through as a youngster made me a great man, but just goin' through what I went through - I wouldn't wanna go through that again. I wouldn't wish that on nobody.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
All you umpires, back to the bleachers.
Referees, hit the showers. It's my game. I pitch, I hit, I catch. I run the bases. At sunset, I've won or lost. At sunrise, I'm out again, giving it the old try.
You will burn and you will burn out; you will be healed and come back again.
When serious people of good faith disagree, they've got to go back into the narratives and come at it again. One of the problems in the church is that people are not willing to do that. People have arrived at a place where they think they have got the answer.
No matter how much it hurts now, someday you will look back and realize your struggles changed your life for the better.
As I grow older, much older, I will experience many things, and I will hit rock bottom again and again. Again and again I will suffer; again and again I will get back on my feet. I will not be defeated. I won't let my spirit be destroyed.
It takes ten times as long to put yourself back together as it does to fall apart.
Every one of us is losing something precious to us.
Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back again. That’s part of what it means to be alive.
Don't waste your time looking back, you're not going that way.
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again.
Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
If one dream dies, dream another dream. If you get knocked down, get back up and go again.
Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful.
Happy are those lovers who, when their senses require rest, can fall back upon the intellectual enjoyments afforded by the mind! Sweet sleep then comes, and lasts until the body has recovered its general harmony. On awaking, the senses are again active and always ready to resume their action.
A still photograph is something which you can always go back to.
You can put it on your wall and look at it again and again. Because it is that frozen moment. I think it tends to burn into your psyche. It becomes ingrained in your mind. A powerful picture becomes iconic of a place or a time or a situation.
One of the most fascinating things about golf is how it reflects the cycle of life. No matter what you shoot - the next day you have to go back to the first tee and begin all over again and make yourself into something.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.
Everything is in constant flux, from state to state, from good to bad and back again... only in transmutation, perpetual motion, lies truth.
Part of being human is that we can’t go back, we can only hope that if we come across that moment again we’ll do it the right way.
You cry and you scream and you stomp your feet and you shout.
You say, 'You know what? I'm giving up, I don't care.' And then you go to bed and you wake up and it's a brand new day, and you pick yourself back up again.
You have no choices about how you lose, but you do have a choice about how you come back and prepare to win again.
Going back to a simpler life based on living by sufficiency rather than excess is not a step backward. Rather, returning to a simpler way allows us to regain our dignity, puts us in touch with the land, and makes us value human contact again.