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.— Sojourner Truth
Astonishing Turned Down quotations
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
If you want to give birth to your true self, you are going to have to dig deep down into that body of yours and let your soul howl. Sometimes you have to take a leap of faith and trust that if you turn off your head, your feet will take you where you need to go.
Some problems we share as women, some we do not.
You [white women] fear your children will grow up to join the patriarchy and testify against you; we fear our children will be dragged from a car and shot down in the street, and you will turn your backs on the reasons they are dying.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Be a Gardener. Dig a ditch. Toil and sweat. And turn the earth upside down. And seek the deepness. And water plants in time. Continue this labor. And make sweet floods to run, and noble and abundant fruits to spring. Take this food and drink, and carry it to God as your true worship.
Even when they call us mad, when they call us subversives and communists and all the epithets they put on us, we know we only preach the subversive witness of the Beatitudes, which have turned everything upside down.
How can you pull down strongholds of Satan if you don't even have the strength to turn off your TV?
Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.
If Christians around the world were to suddenly renounce their personal agendas, their life goals and their aspirations, and begin responding in radical obedience to everything God showed them. the world would be turned upside down. How do we know? Because that's what first century Christians did, and the world is still talking about it.
All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down.
Please subdue the anguish of your soul.
Nobody is destined only to happiness or to pain. The wheel of life takes one up and down by turn.
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?
Historians are dangerous and capable of turning everything upside down. They have to be watched.
Even if my songs are a bit low-spirited, they make me happy.
I become happy when I hear sad songs. When you sing about sad things in a beautiful way, the atmosphere turns upside down
The world is upside down, it's going to take a lot of hands to turn it right side up.
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.
We held hands when we walked down the gingerbread path into the forest, blood dripping from our fingers. We danced with witches and kissed monsters. We turned us into wintergirls, when she tried to leave, I pulled her back into the snow because I was afraid to be alone.
I know from my constituency what is going on.
Doctors that are told, begged, by mothers, 'Please don't write down that my child as asthma. Please lie and say it's bronchitis, because if you write down asthma, when my child turns 18 or 20 and has to get his or her own insurance, it will be a pre-existing condition.'
I ask you: turn a deaf ear to the special interests.
Let politics stand down for a while. don't waste anytime thinking about future elections until we've done our jobs here.
My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.
In point of fact all Americans are automatically turned down by China these days because of the escalation of Johnson's war in Vietnam, which several times has intruded into China.
Like every other girl in the world, my most embarrassing moment had to do with a guy completely turning me down. His loss!
No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
The incarnation began with Jesus and it has never stopped .
. . God takes on flesh so that every home becomes a church, every child becomes the Christ-child, and all food and drink become a sacrament. God's many faces are now everywhere, in flesh, tempered and turned down, so that our human eyes can see him.
My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories.
Ugly ducklings don't turn into swans and glide off down the lake.
Whether your sunglasses are on or off, you only see the world you make.
No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
There are some girls who are turned on by my body, and some others who are turned off. but for the majority i just use it as a conversation piece. like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd street would have a natural conversation piece. then when they get to talking to me they see i am not mean but gentle to them and thats all they want to know
Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die.
There comes a time when you have to stand up and be counted.
When you know your strength, you can turn any disadvantage into an advantage.
As an atheist evolving to agnosticism, and seeking answers to whether or not belief in God is potentially rational, my life was turned upside down 35 years ago by reading C. S. Lewis's Mere Christianity.
To begin with, I turn back time. I reverse it to that quaint period, the thirties, when the huge middle class of America was matriculating in a school for the blind. Their eyes had failed them, or they had failed their eyes, and so they were having their fingers pressed forcibly down on the fiery Braille alphabet of a dissolving economy.
You see in all my life I've never found what I couldn't resist, what I couldn't turn down. I could walk away from anyone I ever knew, but I can't walk away from you.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
When I'm lost in the rain, In your eyes I know I'll find the light to light my way And when I'm scared, losing ground When my world is going crazy You can turn it all around and when I'm down you're there Pushing me to the top You're always there, giving me all you've got
Down through the years, I turned to the Bible and found in it all that I needed
Every bad decision I've made has been based on money.
I grew up in the projects and you don't turn down money there. You take it, because you never know when it's all going to end. I made Cop III because they offered me $15 million. That $15 million was worth having Roger Ebert's thumb up my ass.
Be like the flower, turn your face to the sun.
Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
God does not give heed to the ambitiousness of our prayers, because he is always ready to give to us his light, not a visible light but an intellectual and spiritual one; but we are not always ready to receive it when we turn aside and down to other things out of a desire for temporal things.
I can take anyone down at anytime; they can't take me down; no one can ride or turn me; I can control anyone.
there's only one thing i know for certain anymore.
" he turned, his eyes a clear black. "that i would do anything for you, even if it means going against mu instincts or my very nature. i would lay down everything i possess, even my soul, for you. if that isn't love, it's the best i have.