Examined Related Quotes



After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.

Pope Benedict Xvi


The current memoir craze has fostered the belief that confession is therapeutic, that therapy is redemptive and that redemption equals art, and it has encouraged the delusion that candor, daring and shamelessness are substitutes for craft, that the exposed life is the same thing as an examined one.

Michiko Kakutani


“In religion and politics people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other”

Mark Twain


A readiness to believe ill of others, before we have duly examined it, is the effect of laziness and pride. We are eager to find aculprit, and loath to give ourselves the trouble of examining the crime.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


This is the charged, the dangerous moment, when everything must be re-examined, must be made new, when nothing at all can be taken for granted.

James A. Baldwin


I lay there silently,hoarding my small dignity.I did not ask about the gate or the closet.I did not question the bedtime ritualwhere, on the cold bathroom tiles,I was spread out dailyand examined for flaws.I did not knowthat my bones,those solids, those pieces of sculpturewould not splinter."

Anne Sexton


Truth can be sifted out from falsehood only if the government is vigorously and consistently cross-examined, so that the fundamental issues of the struggle may be clearly defined

Zechariah Chafee


For every action there is a reaction. Karma can be examined within the structure of an hour, a year, a lifetime, a thousand lifetimes.

Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell


I donâ??t think Kitchen makes this. Whatâ??s it called again?" "Jell-O Surprise." Link grinned. "Whatâ??s the surprise?" Ridley examined the red gelatin more closely. "What they put in it.

Kami Garcia


Capitalism has never stood back and examined itself properly. I think everybody knows that capitalism is the only thing that works, but is the current form of capitalism the best way of it working?

Richard Branson