Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.— Robert Frost
Massive Diverge quotations
Sometimes, the best way to help someone is just to be near them.
It reminds me why I chose Dauntless in the first place: not because they are perfect, but because they are alive. Because they are free.
I'm not Dauntless - I'm Divergent. I am whatever I choose to be.
In the beginning God said, the four-dimensional divergence of an antisymmetric, second rank tensor equals zero, and there was light, and it was good. And on the seventh day he rested.
Iraq... has also had contacts with al-Qaida. Their ties may be limited by divergent ideologies, but the two sides' mutual antipathy toward the United States and the Saudi royal family suggests that tactical cooperation between them is possible.
Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture.
Splitting and gradual divergence of genera is exemplified very well and in a large variety of organisms.
If you are well-mannered towards those whose views are similar to yours, you may be said to exhibit a fairly good character. But, if you behave properly wit those holding divergent views from you or who criticize you, then you deserve to be credited with having an excellent character. (p. 99)
Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left, and laughing feels better right now.
The divergent series are the invention of the devil, and it is a shame to base on them any demonstration whatsoever. By using them, one may draw any conclusion he pleases and that is why these series have produced so many fallacies and so many paradoxes.
The profound divergences of opinion on war and peace had been shown to know no sex.
We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth.
I feel like someone breathed new air into my lungs.
I am not Abnegation. I am not Dauntless. I am Divergent.
I have a theory that selflessness and bravery aren't all that different.
Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up
I was forced to stretch my thinking, to realize that sincere and honest people could believe in very divergent religious doctrines.
I only came for Cake" -Tobias Eaton, Divergent
Who cares about pretty? I'm going for noticeable.
The laws of Congress and the laws of physics have grown increasingly divergent, and the laws of physics are not likely to yield.
People, I have discovered, are layers and layers of secrets.
You believe you know them, that you understand them, but their motives are always hidden from you, buried in their own hearts. You will never know them, but sometimes you decide to trust them.
Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.
The idea of polytheism is grounded in the view that reality (divine or otherwise) is multiple and diverse... Polytheism has allowed a multitude of distinct groups to exist more or less in harmony, despite great divergence in beliefs and practices.
As corporations gain in autonomous institutional power and be-come more detached from people and place, the human interest and the corporate interest increasingly diverge. It is almost as though we were being invaded by alien beings intent on colonizing our planet, reducing us to serfs, and then excluding as many of us as possible.
Defy the crowd. The crowd isn’t always wise. It can also lead you down a path of silliness, sub-optimal choices, and downright destruction. Enchantment is as necessary for people to diverge from a crowd as it is to get people to join one.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the road less traveled by and they CANCELLED MY FRIKKIN' SHOW. I totally shoulda took the road that had all those people on it. Damn.
Donald Trump doesn't have significant tells when he's lying because truth and lies to him are kind of homogenized. He's such a pro at it that you don't see a lot of divergence in his body language when he's lying or telling the truth. It's just constant bulls**t. He's probably a very good bluffer.
In investment management today, everybody wants not only to win, but to have a yearly outcome path that never diverges very much from a standard path except on the upside. Well, that is a very artificial, crazy construct. That's the equivalent in investment management to the custom of binding the feet of Chinese women
The lower interest rates fueled housing and consumption booms in countries such as Spain and Ireland. At the same time, Germany, struggling with the burdens of reunification, tightened its belt and became more competitive. All this led to a wide divergence in economic performance. Europe became divided into creditor and debtor countries.
To ensure attaining an objective, one should have alternate objectives.
An attack that converges on one point should threaten, and be able to diverge against another. Only by this flexibility of aim can strategy be attuned to the uncertainty of war.
There is an inevitable divergence between the world as it is and the world as men perceive it.
But I will find new habits, new thoughts, new rules. I will become something else.
Every time I criticize what I consider to be excesses or faults in the news business, I am accused of repression; and the leaders of the various media professional groups wave the First Amendment as they denounce me. That happens to be my amendment too. It guarantees my free speech as much as it does their freedom of the press.
Then I realize what it is. It's him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames.