Eagerly quotes:

  • Eagerly examine the Scriptures daily for spiritual growth. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • Eagerly pursuing all the latest fads and trends cause he's a dedicated follower of fashion. -- Ray Davies
  • Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion. -- Stendhal
  • No city embraced privatization more eagerly than Chicago, where I live. -- Bethany McLean
  • Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys. -- Mark Akenside
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  • The police chief of Hiroshima welcomed me eagerly as the first Allied correspondent to reach the city. -- Wilfred Burchett
  • Sensitive, responsive, eagerly welcomed everywhere, the drama, holding the mirror up to nature, by laughter and by tears reveals to mankind the world of men. -- George Pierce Baker
  • Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went. -- Omar Khayyam
  • The danger for any artist whose work is both recognizable and critically acclaimed is complacent repetition - the temptation to churn out easily identifiable, eagerly welcomed, and readily salable designs. -- Martin Filler
  • During my school and college days, the three Khans - Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh - were superstars for me and will always be. Their movies were eagerly awaited every Friday. -- Shahid Kapoor
  • There's more than a few remnants left in German welfare policy today. Many Germans eagerly condemn Hitler's fascism but won't examine the other reasons why the Third Reich succeeded for a season. -- Suzanne Fields
  • You are just as capable of making a mistake as anyone else. By insisting too eagerly upon a small right, you may turn it into a wrong against yourself and also against your neighbor. -- Lawrence G. Lovasik
  • I can't believe there is a poet who hasn't eagerly put down a word one day, only to erase it the next day deciding it was sheer lunacy. It's part of the process of selection. -- Stephen Dobyns
  • I had looked forward so eagerly to leaving the horrible place, yet when my release came and I knew that God's sunlight was to be free for me again, there was a certain pain in leaving. -- Nellie Bly
  • Everyone has a responsibility to not only tolerate another person's point of view, but also to accept it eagerly as a challenge to your own understanding. And express those challenges in terms of serving other people. -- Arlo Guthrie
  • Nearly half of the American population is eagerly anticipating the end of the world. This dewy-eyed nihilism provides absolutely no incentive to build a sustainable civilization. Many of these people are lunatics, but they are not the lunatic fringe. -- Sam Harris
  • In China, Internet surveillance has already become a profitable industry. In fact, a growing number of private firms eagerly assist the local police by aggregating this data and presenting it in easy-to-browse formats, allowing humans to pursue more analytical tasks. -- Evgeny Morozov
  • Deep down, creationists realize they will never win factual arguments with science. This is why they have construed their own science-like universe, known as Intelligent Design, and eagerly jump on every tidbit of information that seems to go their way. -- Frans de Waal
  • God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers. -- Richard Holloway
  • A sympathetic parent might see the spark of consciousness in a baby's large eyes and eagerly accept the popular claim that babies are wonderful learners, but it is hard to avoid the impression that they begin as ignorant as bread loaves. -- Paul Bloom
  • It is said that many children who live in the central provinces, away from the ocean, have a great longing to see it. I who had never been away from the monotonous country surrounding us looked forward eagerly to seeing the mountains. -- Pierre Loti
  • No tyrant, however evil, has yet lacked ready hands to execute his most abominable will. To read how eagerly men have rushed to serve the despot is the bitterest, the saddest matter of history; it is the saddest sight in our own day. -- Richard Jefferies
  • We need to start seeing privacy as a commons - as some kind of a public good that can get depleted as too many people treat it carelessly or abandon it too eagerly. What is privacy for? This question needs an urgent answer. -- Evgeny Morozov
  • I love America. I eagerly became a citizen. I have no bitterness toward those casting directors who dismissed me because of my accent, nor toward the producers and directors who wanted to cast me but thought the audience wouldn't accept my accent. I think they're selling their audience short. -- Persis Khambatta
  • Timid dogs more eagerly bark than bite. -- Quintus Curtius Rufus
  • I am eagerly awaiting my next disappointment. -- Ashleigh Brilliant
  • My heart I give you, Lord, eagerly and entirely. -- John Calvin
  • You ought to endure eagerly every situation with hope. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • God seeks us as eagerly as we seek God. -- Forrest Church
  • Know what you want and reach out eagerly for it. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • He who will pray to God eagerly will see Him. -- Sarada Devi
  • I hate the poor and look forward eagerly to their extermination. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • Only people who haven't lived through a war advocate it so eagerly. -- David Gerrold
  • Children learn eagerly and well when they have need of the knowledge. -- Caroline Pratt
  • The new novel is sought more eagerly, and devoured more greedily, the New Testament. -- Thomas Guthrie
  • Men never desire anything very eagerly which they desire only by the dictates of reason. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • We eagerly get hold of a law that serves as a weapon to our passions. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Wealth, honors, pleasures, is not so eagerly to be desired as the forgiveness of our sins. -- R. A. Torrey
  • Wit resembles a coquette; those who the most eagerly run after it are the least favored. -- Joseph Chenier
  • May you find the might, the power within you, to eagerly reach out to your dreams. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • Each day is a start of a new adventure, and I eagerly look forward to today. -- Louise Hay
  • I wish you;Courage to dream.Confidence to chase your dream.Commitment to eagerly achieve the dream. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • Quick as a hummingbird...she darts so eagerly, swiftly, sweetly dipping into the flowers of my heart. -- James Oppenheim
  • When you have discovered a stain in yourself, you eagerly seek for and gladly find stains in others. -- Berthold Auerbach
  • Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who live in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter. -- Fran Lebowitz
  • Our media are completely lost in a wilderland of moral equivalence, eagerly prostituting themselves to monsters and terrorists. -- Charles Foster Johnson
  • It is to escape the responsibility for failure that the weak so eagerly throw themselves into grandiose undertakings. -- Eric Hoffer
  • [Spiritual friendship] is eagerly helping one another know, serve, love, and resemble God in deeper and deeper ways. -- Timothy Keller
  • Chaos reigned, and the survivalists eagerly unwrapped the kidskin from their crossbows. Phase one of Opal's plan was complete. -- Eoin Colfer
  • Avarice starves its possessor to fatten those who come after, and who are eagerly awaiting the demise of the accumulator. -- Sir Fulke Greville
  • Let death be daily before your eyes, and you will never entertain any abject thought, nor too eagerly covet anything. -- Epictetus
  • Society does not judge those it admires, they are deified. Yet it so eagerly burn those it fails to understand -- Ole H.
  • I leapt eagerly into books. The characters' lives were so much more interesting than the lonely heartbeat of my own. -- Ruta Sepetys
  • And Milo, full of thoughts and questions, curled up on the pages of tomorrow's music and eagerly awaited the dawn. -- Norton Juster
  • I am a great admirer of Henry Jeffreys and have been eagerly awaiting his booze and empire book for many years! -- Elif Batuman
  • Mere wealth, I am above it, / It is the reputation wide, / The playwright's pomp, the poet's pride / That eagerly I covet. -- Phyllis McGinley
  • He looked at her and for a moment she lived in the bright blue worlds of his eyes, eagerly and confidently. -- F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Probably every new and eagerly expected garment ever put on since clothes came in, fell a trifle short of the wearer's expectation. -- Charles Dickens
  • Those who walk, run, or slide downhill eagerly would rather not think about the long, hard climb back up the hill again. -- Goswami Kriyananda
  • Last Exit to Brooklyn should explode like a rusty hellish bombshell over America and still be eagerly read in a hundred years. -- Allen Ginsberg
  • Big occasions and races which have been eagerly anticipated almost to the point of dread, are where great deeds can be accomplished. -- Jack Lovelock
  • What an incredible thing! How much less they had than other human beings. Mentally retarded, deaf, mute - and still eagerly sanding benches. -- Daniel Keyes
  • He that shall peruse the political pamphlets of any past reign will wonder why they were so eagerly read, or so loudly praised. -- Samuel Johnson
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  • Our temptation is to look eagerly for the minimum that will be accepted. We are in fact very like honest but reluctant taxpayers. -- C. S. Lewis
  • Indolent people, whatever taste they may have for society, seek eagerly for pleasure, and find nothing. They have an empty head and seared hearts. -- Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
  • Passing too eagerly upon a provocation loses the guard and lays open the body; calmness and leisure and deliberation do the business much better. -- Jeremy Collier
  • Desire is the foundation of our greatness. Without it, we are stranded; we cannot go anywhere. You won't get, what you don't eagerly desire. -- Assegid Habtewold
  • Hope is wanting something so eagerly that-in spite of all the evidence that you're not going to get it-you go right on wanting it. -- Norman Vincent Peale
  • The gospel which they so greatly needed they would not have; the miracles which Jesus did not always choose to give, they eagerly demanded. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • They did not wait so eagerly for each new transmission from the ansible; the names that were famous on earth meant little to them now. -- Orson Scott Card
  • Constant reading will pull you into a place - a mind-set, if you like the phrase - where you can write eagerly and without self-consciousness. -- Stephen King
  • One never dives into the water to save a drowning man more eagerly than when there are others present who dare not take the risk. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • It is not enough to have a light; it must be shared with others! For the darkness to diminish, we must eagerly share the truth! -- Mehmet Murat ildan
  • Sensitive, responsive, eagerly welcomed everywhere, the drama, holding the mirror up to nature, by laughter and by tears reveals to mankind the world of men. -- George Pierce Baker
  • The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things: bread and circuses! -- Juvenal
  • Creationists eagerly seek a gap in present-day knowledge or understanding. If an apparent gap is found, it is assumed that God, by default, must fill it. -- Richard Dawkins
  • If you choose to live in solutions, the world eagerly awaits your dreams and provides every tool and opportunity you need to turn them into reality -- Tony Jeary
  • The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
  • I rely on Taegan Goddard's Political Wire for straight, fair political news, he gets right to the point. It's an eagerly anticipated part of my news reading. -- Craig Newmark
  • Toddlers are active explorers. They eagerly try new things and use materials in different ways. Toddlers want to be independent and they have a strong sense of ownership. -- Janet Gonzalez-Mena
  • Marriage is the only chance (and it is but a chance) offered to women for escape from this death and how eagerly and how ignorantly it is embraced. -- Florence Nightingale
  • In business life, that is, in its material processes, we eagerly accept the new. In social life, in all our social processes, we piously, valiantly, obdurately, maintain the old. -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • It is you I foreknew and have predestined for such a time as this. Just as My heart has so eagerly chosen you, William Ore, you must also choose me. -- M.J. Chrisman
  • I think most serious and omnivorous readers are alike- intense in their dedication to the word, quiet-minded, but relieved and eagerly talkative when they meet other readers and kindred spirits. -- Paul Theroux
  • Affectation naturally counterfeits those excellences which are placed at the greatest distance from possibility of attainment, because, knowing our own defects, we eagerly endeavor to supply them with artificial excellence. -- Samuel Johnson
  • Like the actor, authority has faith in its false whiskers. But its deepest faith is in the human illusion. People will hang on to illusion as eagerly as life itself. -- Ben Hecht
  • Our greediness so often troubles us, making us run after so many things at the same time, that while we too eagerly look after the least we miss the greatest. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • We hear eagerly every thought and word quoted from an intellectual man. But in his presence our own mind is roused to activity, and we forget very fast what he says. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • In any case life is but a procession of shadows, and God knows why it is that we embrace them so eagerly, and see them depart with such anguish, being shadows. -- Virginia Woolf
  • Time has no meaning. I feel as if I have been left in the desert to die and am eagerly awaiting the vultures to begin their work and end my misery. -- Libba Bray
  • I had been eagerly waiting just such a disaster. Storms, wolves, snakebite, floods-these are the occasions to find out how your father sees you, how strong and necessary he thinks you are. -- Karen Russell
  • For many years eagerly thought by your enemy to destroying your life, it's all one second of mastery for you to save your life from his deadly plans, for you to survive. -- Auliq Ice
  • From my grandfather's father, I learned to dispense with attendance at public schools, and to enjoy good teachers at home, and to recognize that on such things money should be eagerly spent. -- Marcus Aurelius
  • I plunged eagerly and passionately into the wilderness, as if in the hope of thus penetrating into the very heart of this Nature, powerful and maternal, there to blend with her living elements. -- Paul Gauguin
  • What objectivity and the study of philosophy requires is not an 'open mind,' but an active mind - a mind able and eagerly willing to examine ideas, but to examine them criticially. -- Ayn Rand
  • In early youth, as we contemplate our coming life, we are like children in a theatre before the curtain is raised, sitting there in high spirits and eagerly waiting for the play to begin. -- Arthur Schopenhauer
  • "Write that down," the King said to the jury, and the jury eagerly wrote down all three dates on their slates, and then added them up, and reduced the answer to shillings and pence. -- Lewis Carroll
  • If you are eagerly looking for salvation, and if you believe in God, you may ... become acquainted with the Christ of God, and, after being initiated [a reference to baptism], live a happy life. -- Justin Martyr
  • Think of what you have rather than of what you lack. Of the things you have, select the best and then reflect how eagerly you would have sought them if you did not have them. -- Marcus Aurelius
  • Let some holy ambition invade our souls, so that, dissatisfied with mediocrity, we shall eagerly desire the highest things and shall toil with all our strength to obtain them, since we may if we wish. -- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
  • No calamity happens to those who eagerly follow auspicious customs and the rule of good conduct, to those who are always careful of purity, and to those who mutter ,sacred texts and offer burnt oblations. -- Guru Nanak
  • The shows of the day, the dewy morning, the rainbow, mountains, orchards in blossom, stars, moonlight, shadows in still water, andthe like, if too eagerly hunted, become shows merely, and mock us with their unreality. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Love assumes expectation and hope. All actors of the hazardous pursuit of love eagerly look forward to passing a significant cape without injuries or aching scratches: "the Cape of good Hope". ( " Those journeys of love" ) -- Erik Pevernagie