Abandoning Quotes On Family, Friends, Child, Ship, Parents, Hope

Abandoning Quotes On Family, Friends, Child, Ship, Parents, Hope

Abandoning Quotes On Family, Friends, Child, Ship, Parents, Hope

Abandoning Quotes:

I was writing ‘Outlander’ for practise and didn’t want anyone to know I was doing it. So I couldn’t very well announce to my husband that I was quitting my job and abandoning him with three small children to visit Scotland to do research for a novel that I hadn’t told him I was writing.

Diana Gabaldon

All writers of fiction will at some point find themselves abandoning a piece of work – or find themselves putting it aside, as we gently say.

Martin Amis

If you had a Starbucks that never sold coffee, you wouldn’t keep the site open. It’s not that we’re abandoning sites, but we’re saying, ‘Let’s go where there’s HIV, focus our resources there.’

Deborah Birx

We have ourselves begun to put our house in order by banning some experiments that may contain a risk for mankind. We would like to see society take a similar attitude, abandoning selfish practices that are dangerous for society itself.

Renato Dulbecco

I can’t imagine Weezer stopping. We just love doing what we’re doing, and I think we’ll keep going until we fall down dead. Even if the audience is abandoning us, I can’t imagine doing anything else!

Rivers Cuomo

Crime is the price society pays for abandoning character.

James Q. Wilson

There’s beautiful things about tour – you’re seeing the world, spreading music and I’m able to call that what I do. But it’s about living lightly and abandoning things.


One can’t allow oneself to be bullied into abandoning one’s dream.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Of course, I won’t be abandoning photography, because it is my life.

Sebastiao Salgado

Fear is present when we forget that we are a part of God’s divine design. Learning to experience authentic love means abandoning ego’s insistence that you have much to fear and that you are in an unfriendly world. You can make the decision to be free from fear and doubt and return to the brilliant light of love that is always with you.

Wayne Dyer

What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that we have several.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects.

Margaret Thatcher

Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It’s the other way around. They never vote for us.

Dan Quayle

We are not abandoning our convictions, our philosophy or traditions, nor do we urge anyone to abandon theirs.

Mikhail Gorbachev

We cannot have four more years apologizing to our enemies and abandoning our friends.

Mike Pence

Doing nothing while the middle class is hurting. That’s not leadership. Loose regulations and lax enforcement. That’s not leadership. That’s abandoning our middle class.

Kamala Harris

I set up situations that involve abandoning control and finding out what happens.

Brian Eno

Ninety percent of my material is made on stage, but I feel like you’re missing something by abandoning sitting down to write entirely.

Tom Segura

I hate the whole concept of comfort! It’s like when people say: ‘Well we’re not really in love but we’re in a comfortable relationship.’ You’re abandoning a lot of ideas when you’re too into comfort.

Christian Louboutin

You’re abandoning a lot of ideas when you’re too into comfort.

Christian Louboutin

Go where your customers take you! For example, did you know that Sony’s first product was a rice cooker? Since abandoning the rice cooker, it has merely managed to become the world’s biggest consumer electronics company.

Naveen Jain

The history of thought, of knowledge, of philosophy, of literature seems to be seeking, and discovering, more and more discontinuities, whereas history itself appears to be abandoning the irruption of events in favor of stable structures.


It is evident that the Church is always abandoning more the old traditional structures of European life and, therefore, is changing its appearance and living new forms in itself. It’s clear most of all that the de-Christianization of Europe is progressing, that the Christian element is always vanishing more from the fabric of society.

Pope Benedict XVI

In recent years, I’ve begun the year by driving across France to the Alps, abandoning the January gloom for Alpine winter sun, even if the ski-goggles do give you panda marks when you get a tan. As a child, I was always a bit of a billygoat when I’d go camping with my mates in North Wales, around Snowdonia.

Paul Hollywood

Pundits are no better at forecasting election outcomes than they would be at predicting the final path of a hurricane. Smart pundits should consider either abandoning this activity or consulting with the geeks before rendering their guesses.

Richard Thaler

Checking your ego, abandoning it, letting it go, is a huge part of recovery from addiction.

Susannah Grant

In the old parts of Nice, the family tables are out in the cobbled streets so that you can’t drive past. They insist you join them at midnight on a hot July evening. So that’s just what you do, abandoning the car.

Mary Quant

I stay away from the studio too long, I feel like I’m abandoning myself.


I always want to abandon myself to my characters, and I never knew if I was actually abandoning myself to Lady Macbeth. I was scared to enter the darkness. Almost every day, I would go back home and be like, ‘Oh my God, what am I doing?’ I had no idea.

Marion Cotillard

I hope to live all my life for my art, without abandoning my principles one iota.

Gustave Courbet

In every religion I can think of, there exists some variation on the theme of abandoning the settled life and walking one’s way to godliness. The Hindu sadhu, the pilgrims of Compostela walking past their sins, the circumambulators of the Buddhist kora, the haj.

Robyn Davidson

We may very well be faced with the choice of retaining the AAA credit rating or abandoning some of our key infrastructure projects, which are about jobs for the future. I will choose jobs in that equation every time.

Jay Weatherill

Abandoning the project was incredibly stressful after having gone through the process of building the room, installing the kiln, collecting the stones, sitting with the kiln day and night as it came to temperature, experiencing the failures.

Andy Goldsworthy

The child in the womb has no voice but Parliament’s. Many MPs who voted for the 1967 Act did not think they were abandoning the unborn because they were fooled by the supposed safeguards. Now we know just how ineffective those safeguards are.

Ann Widdecombe

It would be sad if the expertise built up during the 40 years of the U.S. and Russian manned programmes were allowed to dissipate. But abandoning the shuttle, and committing to new launch vehicles and propulsion systems, is actually a prerequisite for a vibrant manned programme.

Martin Rees

Respecting the Second Amendment does not mean abandoning common sense. The right to own guns in this country must remain, while we also must strengthen our laws to prevent mass shootings.

Claire McCaskill

In time, we will have to recognise that it is not ‘nature’ that we need to protect, but ourselves, and we can only do this by abandoning the old, grandiose, profit-seeking schemes so beloved of our masters and learning to till the soil, live to scale, and live within our means.

John Burnside

It has become impossible to give up the enterprise of disarmament without abandoning the whole great adventure of building up a collective peace system.

Arthur Henderson

Our choice of a reform framework dictated that we looked at the fundamental assumptions that had driven Nigeria’s economy, society and policy hitherto and to seek ways of either abandoning or transcending those assumptions and their supporting institutions.

Ibrahim Babangida

Only when legislators judge that the risk of continuing to support Trump outweighs the risk of abandoning him will they begin to jump ship.

Jacob Weisberg

Abandoning traditions of responsibility and civility won the GOP control of both houses of Congress in 1994. Rejecting any compromise brought Republicans the perks and power of majority control for the first time in 40 years. Thus did the politics of total resistance become their path of least resistance.

Jacob Weisberg

In abandoning the understanding that things – services, goods, wars, and houses – have costs, we risk becoming infantilised, incapable of making decisions about government or finance, and perhaps above all about the environment, the wellbeing of the planet upon which we depend and which our children will inherit from us.

Nick Harkaway

The thing about working in Hollywood is that, at some point, you really get tired of hearing how godless you are, and how if you and the rest of the heathens in Tinsel town would put more God-centric shows on TV, people wouldn’t be abandoning prime time in favor of their Bible study classes.

John Ridley

United States forces have always relied on local allies to accomplish military and diplomatic missions and will need this support in the future. But why would anyone agree to help the United States if we have a record of breaking our promises and abandoning those who assist us?

Jeanne Shaheen

I’m probably a believer in abandoning too-big-to-fail firms or breaking them up in some way so that the system can try to take care of itself. I imagine you’re not going to get there, and therefore, I suspect regulation is what’s going to be required.

Andrew Ross Sorkin

Instead of abandoning competition and giving banks protected monopolies once again, the public would be better served by making it easier to close banks when they get into trouble. Instead of making banking boring, let us make it a normal industry, susceptible to destruction in the face of creativity.

Raghuram Rajan

Ageing doesn’t mean giving up on style and individuality; it doesn’t mean abandoning fashion and living in comfy slippers and flannel knickers.


The good Lord is amazing; He opens up doors. I was close to abandoning the dream, and He was like, ‘Hey, slow down there, buddy.’

David Nail

I do what I love to do at the moment. If I wake up tomorrow and decide I want to dance, that’s what I’d do. Or design clothes. I think I’d throw myself into whatever I’m doing now. It’s not about abandoning what I was doing before, or giving up. It’s about knowing that if I die tomorrow, I lived the way I wanted to.

Ayumi Hamasaki

The addictive pleasure of abandoning yourself to a book, of losing consciousness of your worries, your body, and your surroundings, to become a ghost haunting other worlds has influenced me in many ways.

Diane Setterfield

Measuring success in cultural diplomacy – the use of education, creative expression in any form, or people-to-people exchange to increase understanding across regions, cultures, or peoples – is challenging. How does one quantify changes in attitude, abandoning stereotypes, or feeling empathy as a result of a performance, a film, a book?

Cynthia P. Schneider

What is Abandoning?

Abandonment is abandoning someone or someone to (a predetermined fate) by ceasing to take an interest in them.

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