quote by Josephine Bakhita

Seeing the sun, the moon and the stars, I said to myself, 'Who could be the Master of these beautiful things?' I felt a great desire to see him, to know him and to pay him homage.

— Josephine Bakhita

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Everywhere we remain unfree and chained to technology, whether we passionately affirm or deny it. But we are delivered over to it in the worst possible way when we regard it as something neutral; for this conception of it, to which today we particularly like to do homage, makes us utterly blind to the essence of technology.

He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.

You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. Our dogs will love and admire the meanest of us, and feed our colossal vanity with their uncritical homage.

Integrity is the first step to true greatness.

Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.

Integrity is the first step to true greatness.


Let us award a just, a brilliant homage to those rare men whom nature has endowed with the precious privilege of arranging a thousand isolated facts, of making seductive theories spring from them; but let us not forget to state, that the scythe of the reaper had cut the stalks before one had thought of uniting them into sheaves!

At every moment of his life the Shoshone must be careful to observe the complicated folkways of his group, to do reverence to superhuman powers, to remember the courtesies and obligations of family, to pay homage to certain sacred plants, or to avoid particular places.

Gratitude is not only the memory but the homage of the heart- rendered to God for his goodness.

First and foremost an artist should pay homage to grandness, honour and bow to it, and not try to extinguish the fierce flames of such, in an attempt to have his own feeble light shine brighter. When one isn't able to acknowledge greatness, I would really want to know how he endeavours to make me experience it.

There is no friend like the old friend, who has shared our morning days, No greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise: Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold; But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.


It is music that welds spiritual and sensual, that can convey ecstasy free of guilt, faith without dogma, love as homage, and a person at home with nature and the infinite.

I pay homage and respect to Bobby Womack [for Black History Month] knowing that he passed last year... Him being one of those artists that I have really sampled so much and just been so inspired by... You know, he is the original ‘soul man.’

Our National Motto - 'In God We Trust' - was not chosen lightly.

It reflects a basic recognition that there is a divine authority in the universe to which this nation owes homage.

When you have received Him, stir up your heart to do Him homage;

speak to Him about your spiritual life, gazing upon Him in your soul where He is present for your happiness; welcome Him as warmly as possible, and behave outwardly in such a way that your actions may give proof to all of His Presence.

Our dogs will love and admire the meanest of us, and feed our colossal vanity with their uncritical homage.


Truth does not pay homage to any society, ancient or modern.

Society has to pay homage to Truth or die.

Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.

Something precious is lost if we rush headlong into the details of life without pausing for a moment to pay homage to the mystery of life and the gift of another day.

Hypocrisy is the homage that vice pays to virtue.

I find the Romantic period extraordinarily interesting.

My landscapes have connections with Romanticism: at times I feel a real desire for, an attraction to, this period, and some of my pictures are a homage to Caspar David Friedrich.


If you tell an ugly woman that she is beautiful, you offer her the great homage of corrupting the concept of beauty.

Recognize the cunning man not by the corpses he pays homage to but by the living writers he conspires against with the most shameful weapon, Silence, or the briefest review.

It's important to have a spiritual side because tomorrow's no promise to us.

We have to pay homage to our saviour and put him in our life more because, without him, you don't know where you're going to go.

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.

I steal from every single movie ever made.

I love it - if my work has anything it's that I'm taking this from this and that from that and mixing them together. If people don't like that, then tough titty, don't go and see it, all right? I steal from everything. Great artists steal; they don't do homages.


Parody is homage gone sour.

Every intelligent painter carries the whole culture of modern painting in his head. It is his real subject, of which everything he paints in both an homage and a critique, and everything he says is a gloss.

When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents, to sort of remind myself of him. A homage. He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands.

Question with boldness even the existence of God;

because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.

I love my man as my fellow; but his scepter, real, or usurped, extends not to me, unless the reason of an individual demands my homage; and even then the submission is to reason, and not to man.


A dancer must listen to his body and pay homage to it.

Behind the movement lies this terrible, driving passion, this necessity. I won't settle for anything less.

Always it is easier to pay homage to prophets than to heed the direction of their vision.

His neigh is like the bidding of a monarch, and his countenance enforces homage.

He is indeed a horse.

To pay homage to beauty is to admire Nature; to admire Nature is to worship God

The Grateful Dead are our religion. This is a religion that doesn't pay homage to the God that all the other religions pay homage to.

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