Keenly quotes:

  • Keenly aware of their limitations, artists often remain insecure even as their list of successes grows. -- Eric Maisel
  • Exceptional performers are masterful opportunists, keenly alert to opportunity! -- Brian Tracy
  • The torments of martyrdom are probably most keenly felt by the bystanders. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Other things titillate me more keenly than the pale pleasures of marriage. -- Christina, Queen of Sweden
  • Men's minds tend to fear more keenly those things that are absent. -- Julius Caesar
  • It is hard to prevent oneself from believing what one so keenly desires. -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • No nostalgia is felt as keenly as nostalgia for things that never existed. -- Rabih Alameddine
  • The Democratic Party structure is keenly aware of who makes our party strong. -- Leah D. Daughtry
  • We take no pleasure in permitted joys, But what's forbidden is more keenly sought. -- Ovid
  • Spokes are one of those Saturn-system phenomena that we are keenly interested in understanding. -- Carolyn Porco
  • Political parties serve to keep each other in check, one keenly watching the other. -- Henry Clay
  • His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy. -- Woody Allen
  • A willing soul will keenly go the length, breadth and depth to fulfill the dream. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • There are few things we should keenly desire if we really knew what we wanted. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • I'm now so keenly aware that I have everything to prove and nothing to lose. -- Richard Marx
  • I've found, in my own writing, that a little hatred, keenly directed, is a useful thing. -- Alice Walker
  • The Japanese keenly learned from Western civilisation in a bid to modernize and preserve the nation. -- Akihito
  • January is here, with eyes that keenly glow, A frost-mailed warrior striding a shadowy steed of snow. -- Edgar Fawcett
  • She sat keenly white and still among them, a witness to everything--maybe determining nothing, possibly judging it all. -- John Irving
  • I am keenly aware that I benefit from a wonderful tradition in the UK of designing and making. -- Jonathan Ive
  • Pain is superficial, and therefore fear is. The torments of martyrdoms are probably most keenly felt by the by-standers. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • We are keenly aware of the faults of our friends, but if they like us enough it doesn't matter. -- Mignon McLaughlin
  • Truth, like all other good things, may be loved unwisely may be pursued too keenly may cost too much. -- Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
  • Mostly, I make sure to stay keenly aware of my own shortcomings so that I am more patient with others. -- Karen Dawn
  • Why is it that you can sometimes feel the reality of people more keenly through a letter than face to face? -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly. -- Paul Valery
  • The more clearly defined and keenly desired your goals, the more of your natural creativity will be released for goal attainment. -- Brian Tracy
  • A joke, even if it be a lame one, is nowhere so keenly relished or quickly applauded as in a murder trial. -- Mark Twain
  • I'm keenly aware of the Pride coming before the Fall . . . but I really do like what I've been able to do here. -- Wil Wheaton
  • The more keenly we are awake to the perils of life, the higher and grander is the possibility of being truly brave. -- Henry Van Dyke
  • In a blind taste-test, my kisses were rated as Helen Kelleresque. Women love how the only sense I keenly possess is nonsense. -- Jarod Kintz
  • I have not tired of the wilderness; rather I enjoy its beauty and the vagrant life I lead, more keenly all the time. -- Everett Ruess
  • I was keenly aware that everybody would have loved for me to do a close sequel or a spin-off to 'Marley and Me.' -- John Grogan
  • Conscious man, to be sure, has at all times been keenly aware that life is an adventure, that life must, forever, be wrested from death. -- Albert Einstein
  • There can be no possible question that cold is felt much more keenly in the thin air of nineteen thousand feet than it is below. -- Hudson Stuck
  • If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
  • To feel keenly the poetry of a morning's roses, one has to have just escaped from the claws of this vulture which we call sickness. -- Henri Frederic Amiel
  • She took a moment to lament her lack of parasol. Every time she left the house, she felt keenly the absence of her heretofore ubiquitous accessory. -- Gail Carriger
  • People of color, particularly African Americans, feel the stigma more keenly. In a race-conscious society, some don't want to be perceived as having yet another deficit. -- Bebe Moore Campbell
  • Just as a fisherman must watch the ebb and flow of the tides, an investor and businessperson must be keenly aware of the subtle shifts in cash flow. -- Robert Kiyosaki
  • People lucky enough to live in the vicinity of an industrial hog farm are, with each breath, made keenly aware of the cause of their declining property values. -- Al Franken
  • ... many a heart is caught in the rebound ... Pride may be soothed by the ready devotion of another; vanity may be excited the more keenly by recent mortification. -- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  • He who, with strong passions, remains chaste--he who, keenly sensitive, with manly power of indignation in him, can yet restrain himself and forgive--these are strong men, spiritual heroes. -- Frederick William Robertson
  • Nothing sharpens the arrow of sarcasm so keenly as the courtesy that polishes it; no reproach is like that we clothe with a smile and present with a bow. -- Lord Chesterfield
  • In another situation, and in an active station in life, I should have been keenly occupied, and the founding of an order would have never come into my head. -- Adam Weishaupt
  • Those who can soar to the highest heights can also plunge to the deepest depths and the natures which enjoy most keenly are those which also suffer most sharply. -- Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Perhaps men who cannot love passionately are those who feel the effect of beauty most keenly; at any rate this is the strongest impression women can make on them. -- Stendhal
  • We are all too keenly aware that those of you who supported us by purchasing the 3DS in the beginningmay feel betrayed and criticize this decision [to cut the console's price]" -- Satoru Iwata
  • Publishers are notoriously slothful about numbers, unless they're attached to dollar signs - unlike journalists, quarterbacks, and felony criminal defendants who tend to be keenly aware of numbers at all times. -- Hunter S. Thompson
  • The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn and wise to know And keenly felt the friendly glow And softer flame; But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stain'd his name! -- Robert Burns
  • I'm very keenly aware that there aren't very many women writing literary fiction in Ireland and so that gives me a sense that what I say matters, in some small way. -- Anne Enright
  • Lily had no real intimacy with nature but she had a passion for the appropriate and could be keenly sensitive to a scene which was the fitting background of her own sensations. -- Edith Wharton
  • Alone-in moments of prayer or meditation, or simply in stillness-we breathe more deeply, see more fully, hear more keenly. We notice more, and in the process, we return to what is sacred. -- Katrina Kenison
  • Watching, she had felt unusually and keenly alive, alive the way a knife is sharp, so that the humiliation she was enduring was perfect, like the paring of skin from a hard apple. -- Sonya Hartnett
  • Both the young and the old are almost completely useless in our modern society, and are made keenly aware of that uselessness. They have no place. They are private, isolated - and hopeless. -- Carl Rogers
  • All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field. -- Albert Einstein
  • I'm keenly aware of how important it is to set a good example. You may not think that your kids are paying attention to you, especially with something like money, but they probably are. -- Michelle Singletary
  • The darkest night that ever fell upon the earth never hid the light , never put out the stars . It only made the stars more keenly, kindly glancing, as if in protest against the darkness . -- George Eliot
  • I was keenly aware that I had a unique opportunity, a front row seat, on an unfolding story and nobody else was going to see it from quite the vantage point that I saw it. -- Lady Bird Johnson
  • The longer I live, Dorian, the more keenly I feel that whatever was good enough for our fathers is not good enough for us. In art, as in politics, les grand-pères ont toujours tort. -- Oscar Wilde
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  • But it is just when opinions universally prevail and we have added lip service to their authority that we become sometimes most keenly conscious that we do not believe a word that we are saying. -- Virginia Woolf
  • The task of the artist is to sense more keenly than others the harmony of the world, the beauty and the outrage of what man has done to it, and poignantly to let people know. -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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