Quotes containing word "given"

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Sell also: apt, disposed, give, granted, minded, precondition, presumption, tending

Definitions and meanings of word "given"

• Noun: an assumption that is taken for granted

• Adj: acknowledged as a supposition; example: "given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started"

• Adj: having possession delivered or transferred without compensation

• Adj: (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; examples: "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant", "I am not minded to answer any questions"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "given"

Tom Bodett
2 quotes about given
American Author, Actor
Born Wednesday 23 February 1955
Robert D. Kaplan
2 quotes about given
American Writer, Journalist
Born Monday 23 June 1952
Richard Bach
2 quotes about given
American Writer, Novelist, Author
Born Tuesday 23 June 1936
Francois Hollande
3 quotes about given
French Statesman
Born Thursday 12 August 1954
Michael Chertoff
3 quotes about given
American Author, Public Servant, Judge
Born Saturday 28 November 1953
James S. Coleman
3 quotes about given
American Sociologist
Born Wednesday 12 May 1926
Kevin Kelly
2 quotes about given
American Editor
Born 1952
Viktor E. Frankl
3 quotes about given
Austrian Scientist, Psychiatrist
Sunday 26 March 1905 - Tuesday 2 September 1997
Max Beerbohm
3 quotes about given
English Actor
Saturday 24 August 1872 - Sunday 20 May 1956
Francis Bacon
3 quotes about given
English Statesman, Philosopher, Author, Scientist
Saturday 21 January 1561 - Thursday 9 April 1626
William Shakespeare
3 quotes about given
English Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Sunday 26 April 1564 - Saturday 23 April 1616
Edmund Husserl
2 quotes about given
German Philosopher, Mathematician
Friday 8 April 1859 - Tuesday 26 April 1938

The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

Tom Bodett

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It was great as an actor to be given the story line I was given but I didn't expect Craig to stay so it was a lovely twist when I found out they'd decided to keep him.

Richard Fleeshman

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We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.

Carl Jung

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In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

Tom Bodett

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Americans are a can-do people, an enthusiastic people, a problem-solving people. And when given a direction and given a plan, they'll sign on.

Henry Cisneros

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I haven't been given many things, but I've been given ample, limitless patience.

Lincoln Diaz-Balart

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The United States is not overdeployed or overextended with deployments in 150 countries on any given year. On any given week we have about 65 deployments.

Robert D. Kaplan

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American people are not evil. Given information, they will do the right thing. But they're not given the information.

Tim Robbins

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You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

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Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.

Samuel Johnson

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In the time one is given, the steward must make the most of the talents one is given by the Lord.

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

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To what extent is any given man morally responsible for any given act? We do not know.

Alexis Carrel

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I've got the god given talent or the god given opportunity better put, to let that out in a harmless way you know, and I don't know what it does to you, I don't really know.

Eric Clapton

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Well, first of all, you read the script a million times. Because what the script gives you are given circumstances. Given circumstances are all the facts of your character.

Viola Davis

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On a given day, a given circumstance, you think you have a limit.

Ayrton Senna

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You are never given a wish without being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

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Given the level of anti-Americanism in the world, given the level of frustration with the United States throughout the Muslim world, you've got a homegrown attack or you have a nuclear explosion in the air that is not a test somewhere. Those are still the biggest threats out there.

Robert D. Kaplan

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Obviously given good health, and a continuing audience and a record company that allows me to do music. So given those things yes, I'm introducing some new music that people haven't really heard me do in quite this fashion.

Al Jarreau

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Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.

Pindar

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If one has not given everything, one has given nothing.

Georges Guynemer

Words: one, given, nothing
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