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Devoting Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Devoting.

You've got to realize that any lady on a soap is devoting her life to it,
24/7.
- Joan Van Ark

Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so,
and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society,
and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.
- Nat Turner

I am with you heart and soul in the great cause to
which you are devoting all your energy and your life.
- Frank Leslie

I want to believe that those who have been appointed
to accomplish this mission will be totally committed,
devoting all their skills and determination to their work.
I urge you to lend them your support so that,
together, we can build that bright future worthy of our country.
- Paul Biya

 

It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program.
What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline,
organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail,
and learning to be self critical.
- Alan Perlis

I think probably the only thing that is around in these
songs is that I was really lonely when I wrote a lot of them.
But it was really by my own choosing because I was
devoting myself to songwriting and dancing and I wasn't
really going out and seeing people.
- Kate Bush

My purpose...
to go on with my heart and soul, devoting all my energies to Girl Scouts,
and heart and hand with them, we will make our lives
and the lives of the future girls happy,
healthy and holy.
- Juliette G. Low

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The way you get meaning into your life
is to devote yourself to loving others,
devote yourself to your community around you,
and devote yourself to creating something
that gives you purpose and meaning
- Mitch Albom

The time-traveling is just too dangerous.
Better that I devote myself to study
the other great mystery of the universe - women!
- the movie Back to the Future II

I decided to devote my life to telling the story because
I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead.
and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
- Elie Wiesel

I wanted to act; that was my one goal.
I wanted to devote all my time to acting and not waitressing or anything else.
- Edie Falco

The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing,
and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.
- Vaclav Havel

I hope to devote all of my spare time,
which ordinarily would go to research,
my summers, and every ounce of strength I can muster to further the project.
- Louis Finkelstein

We are a Nation of peace and compassion,
yet these people have and will devote every fiber of
their beings to the destruction of Americans and our Country.
- Charles Foster Bass

My joy knows no bounds...
I will devote all my energy and all the powers available
to me to the service of Nigeria and humanity.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

One does not devote one's life in art to shock an audience.
- Richard Foreman

Without the faintest possibility of finding a job,
I decided to devote myself to literature:
it was about time to find out what I was worth as a writer.
- Jose Saramago

A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation;
but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I will devote my body and soul to the service of the people and the nation.
- Norodom Sihamoni

We don't devote enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks.
- Bill Watterson

We devote our entire lives to becoming good ball players.
We take batting practice until our hands bleed.
- Willie Stargell

The demand that I make of my reader is that he should
devote his whole Life to reading my works.
- James Joyce

If you don't have 30 years to devote to social policy,
don't get involved.
- Daniel Patrick Moynihan

While maintaining our nuclear potential at the proper level,
we need to devote more attention to developing the
entire range of means of information warfare.
- Boris Yeltsin

And so, I will be probably, since I am not involved in all the activity,
I will have some spare time to devote to document all
this busy part of the flight.
- Umberto Guidoni

In many ways I wish I wasn't an actor dragging around
the baggage from being one so that I could just devote
my energies to encouraging people to find their true selves.
- Dirk Benedict

Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose,
and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
- James Allen

We would like to carry out 100 percent,
or maybe more, of our scientific program;
I would like to devote some of my spare time toward extra scientific work.
- John L. Phillips

A person will sometimes devote all his life to the
development of one part of his body -
the wishbone.
- Robert Frost

Medical physicists work in cooperation with doctors.
A few medical physicists devote their time to research and teaching.
A few get involved with administrative duties.
- John Cameron

I never stopped making pictures.
There were times when more of my income was coming from other sources,
and I had to devote more time to television and movies and records.
- Martin Mull

I didn't devote my life to acting.
I give a lot to my work, but my life has always been more important.
- Catherine Deneuve

One has to devote oneself to a particular pursuit.
To be successful at anything, you have to make a total commitment to it.
- Donald Johanson

Let me make a solemn pledge before all of you,
before the whole world and before God,
that I will devote all my energy and all I possess
in my power to serve the people of Nigeria and humanity.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not
devote a considerable amount of time to studying just
how slowly he can work and still convince his employer
that he is going at a good pace.
- Frederick W. Taylor

If you want to act, you have to devote yourself to it.
Send out letters and photos every day,
work all the hours under the sun, whatever it takes.
If you're not determined, you won't get anywhere.
- Christopher Parker

Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other;
yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively.
Strive to get clear notions about all.
Give up no science entirely; for science is but one.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Acquiring a repertoire in these days,
when the vocal literature is so immense,
so overwhelming, that the student with sense will devote
all his energies to work and not imagine himself a martyr to art.
- Alma Gluck

Well, by the end of the millennium, five,
six months from now, we hope to somehow manage to move
into a new location where we have the whole building,
so we can devote space to all our activities.
- Joseph Jarman

The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work.
The world takes off its hat to those who put in more
than 50% of their capacity,
and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
- Andrew Carnegie

Conscious of our many problems, I seek today to lay
a foundation to our public policy.
My fundamental purpose is to devote my term of office
to raising the standard of public service in New Jersey.
- Charles Edison

Seven and half years ago I began my own journey.
For me and my family it was a time of adversity.
But during that adversity I derived a deeper faith.
And born out of that adversity was a commitment to
devote myself to those people and to those issues that truly matter to me.
- Paul Tsongas

The half minute which we daily devote to the winding-up
of our watches is an exertion of labour almost insensible;
yet,
by the aid of a few wheels, its effect is spread over
the whole twenty-four hours.
- Charles Babbage

The secret of life is to have a task,
something you devote your entire life to,
something you bring everything to, every minute of
the day for the rest of your life.
And the most important thing is, it must be something you cannot possibly do.
- Henry Moore

I decided that my means were sufficient to enable me
to devote myself to botany,
a determination which I never, during the long period of my subsequent career,
had on any occasion any reason to repent of.
- George Bentham

Working long hours being single helps because your time is yours.
Once you have a family your time isn't all yours anymore.
Most of the Mac team, we were in our mid-20's,
most of us were single, and we were able to essentially devote our lives to it.
- Andy Hertzfeld

September 11 impressed upon us that life is a precious gift.
Every life has a purpose.
And I think we all have a duty to devote at least a
small portion of our daily lives to ensuring that neither
America nor the world ever forgets September 11.
- Bill Frist

Well, it was one of my most gratifying experiences
because I could devote my knowledge and my talent for
the good for the City of Washington,
and all the Federal projects where the Fine Arts Commission had jurisdiction,
and it was a tremendous experience.
- Felix de Weldon

I've always been fascinated by activists,
people who will devote their life to a cause,
people who go to India and to Africa and put their
life in jeopardy to do what they believe is right.
- Rachel Weisz

It is because I believe that it is in the power of
such nations to lead the world back into the paths
of peace that I propose to devote myself to explaining what,
in my opinion, can and should be done to banish the
fear of war that hangs so heavily over the world.
- Arthur Henderson

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him,
that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men,
and when he devotes himself helpfully
to all life that is in need of help.
- Albert Schweitzer

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may
become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
- Mary Wilson Little

Anyone who devotes time and attention to what makes people tick,
to me, is a smart person.
- Ron Silver

But there is a higher law than the Constitution,
which regulates our authority over the domain,
and devotes it to the same noble purposes.
- William H. Seward

Money is human happiness in the abstract;
he,
then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness
in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than
a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to
the making of money for money's sake.
- John D. Rockefeller

What time he can spare from the adornment of his person
he devotes to the neglect of his duties.
- William Hepworth Thompson

If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided
that happens otherwise if one is idle.
- Albrecht Durer

A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time,
it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands.
so the librarian protects the books not only against
mankind but also against nature and devotes his life
to this war with the forces of oblivion.
- Umberto Eco

A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of
the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts.
It is our belief that no human being who devotes his
life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can
be anything but fundamentally inadequate.
- Christopher Hampton

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise
is to have succeeded in life.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to
obtaining further wealth.
- Alfred Marshall

I'm very devoted to my husband and we've been together for a very long time.
- Debra Messing

I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He
gave yearnings and longings to be filled,
and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted
to feeding and clothing the body.
- Lucy Stone

Manhattan is a narrow island off the coast of New Jersey
devoted to the pursuit of lunch.
- Raymond Sokolov

Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service.
Without it, nothing is possible.
With it, nothing is impossible.
- Mary McLeod Bethune

The man whose life is devoted to paperwork has lost the initiative.
He is dealing with things that are brought to his notice,
having ceased to notice anything for himself.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

I have devoted much time and energy to helping medical
physics in developing countries.
- John Cameron

Once a person has killed other people on behalf of an ideology,
he becomes rather devoted to it.
- John McCarthy


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