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Dwelling Quotes:

Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.

William Blake

It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion’s heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.

Winston Churchill

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.

Lao Tzu

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.

Saint Augustine

Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.

Ambrose Bierce

The only way into truth is through one’s own annihilation; through dwelling a long time in a state of extreme and total humiliation.

Simone Weil

The medieval hall house was very primitive when it became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages.

Stephen Gardiner

Nationalism – in other words, the dividing of the church into bodies – consisting of such and such a nation, is a novelty, not above three centuries old, although many dear children of God are found dwelling in it.

John Nelson Darby

One can say of language that it is potentially the only human home, the only dwelling place that cannot be hostile to man.

John Berger

I’m not good at being a picture-perfect pop star, happy all the time. If I’m having a bad day, I can’t pretend. I’m always a bit unhappy, but that’s just me. I like dwelling in my sadness.

Charli XCX

Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness; and remember your strength.

Joseph Barber Lightfoot

I think it’s harder to forgive ourselves for mistakes that we made because we keep dwelling on it. We want to know how it affects other people, if they liked us for it, if they didn’t like us. I think we stress over it, we replay it in our mind. It becomes an old tape that years later we continue to play it in our mind.

Sherri Shepherd

I think that dwelling on other people’s perception of you is the road to complete madness, unfortunately. I try and resist that.

Kate Beckinsale

I don’t want to spend too much time dwelling on what I’ve already done because there is still so much to do.

Sophia Amoruso

Certainly, for time out of mind, an obsessive dwelling on happier former days has been synonymous with getting older, while it was the juvenescent who rushed with open arms to embrace the future.

Will Self

Football is like a rollercoaster and if you keep dwelling on what’s happened in the past you’re never going to move.

Shaun Wright-Phillips

There’s no point in dwelling on rejection.

Isabel Lucas

I think it is a mistake for candidates, or once they get elected in office, to be dwelling too much on the topic of markets.

Rick Santelli

It’s all about being professional. You can’t be dwelling on mistakes.

Dele Alli

I spent a lot of time dwelling on yesterday, and it did me no good.

Gerry Cooney

When I was born my parents lived in a flat so small that it now legally can’t be rented out as a dwelling.

Jack Monroe

I think humans have to learn a new way of dwelling on this earth. A way of living with their companions: animals, plants and fish.

John Burnside

There’s never been a point when I’ve questioned myself. If I’ve ever had a setback at a club I’ve always made it my mission to show why I should be in the team instead of dwelling on it.

James Maddison

I think it’s important to always stay critical. But rather than dwelling on it and wishing I could change something, it’s important to just take those lessons learned and those new notes and apply them to the next thing.

Taylor Goldsmith

I think if you spend much time dwelling on influence you can get self-conscious about every line you write. That’s a great way to freeze up.

Ben Fountain

Life is not about dwelling on the bad.

Lara Logan

Fighting Maoism isn’t like fighting an enemy across the border. They are civilians. The military and paramilitary have been trained to fight the enemy, but these are tribals dwelling in forests. They are also our citizens, whom we have ill-treated.

Kishore Chandra Deo

Few men during their lifetime comes anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.

Richard E. Byrd

The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind.

Benjamin Disraeli

These are the things of which men think, who live: of their own selves and the dwelling place of their fathers; of their neighbors; of work and service; of rule and reason and women and children; of Beauty and Death and War.

W. E. B. Du Bois

The yogi should meditate on a firm seat, one that is clean – untainted by dirt or unspiritual vibrations of others. The thought or life force emanating from an individual saturates the objects he uses and his dwelling.

Paramahansa Yogananda

Things won’t get better dwelling on the past. Accept what has happened. Then move forward.

Jocko Willink

Our memories are our own, and we cannot blame anything or anyone in the past for any pain dwelling there. If we open the door to them or keep hashing over past incidents in our minds, we have only ourselves to blame.

Mother Angelica

A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences.

Norman Cousins

The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation stones for an edifice to be built by future generations, the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity.

Thomas Mann

I’m not sitting dwelling about the past or stressing or fretting about something in the future.

Jennifer Aniston

The dwelling places of Europe have an air of inheritance, or cumulative possession – a hive occupied by generations of bees.

John Updike

The problem of the minimum dwelling is that of establishing the elementary minimum of space, air, light, and heat required by man in order that he be able to fully develop his life functions without experiencing limitations due to his dwelling, i.e. a minimum modus vivendi in place of a modus non moriendi.

Walter Gropius

I’m pretty sure we’ve all had a situation where a certain ex or person finds their way back in your life. I’ve realized that it’s not about dwelling over it and overthinking.

Justine Skye

The human race will then become one family, and the world will be the dwelling of Rational Men.

Adam Weishaupt

I grew up in a household with my mother, who was a Holocaust survivor. I very much understand the mentality that you cannot live in the past. You can’t spend your entire life, or even portions of it, looking back and dwelling on things that have already happened. You have to move forward.

Paul Heyman

I try to acknowledge both the sacred and the silly in my work. That goes for the live show as well. If I find myself in my head or dwelling in seriousness, I think of my friends back home and how they’d be laughing at me.

Jason Mraz

There’s no point dwelling on the worst things people have said – there’s a job to do.

Gordon Brown

I would say I’m too guilty of dwelling on things too long.

Kyle Busch

What makes a loft authentic isn’t its layout or its history but its ability to give people a true home – a dwelling that reflects their personalities and aspirations, including their dreams of urbanity.

Virginia Postrel

I’m interested in people who are dwelling outside the mainstream. And very often, those people happen to be woman of color.

Lynn Nottage

I wrote ‘Ruined’ and ‘Vera Stark’ at the same time. That’s just how my brain functions – when I’m dwelling someplace very heavy, I need a release.

Lynn Nottage

Two places are ordained for man to dwell in after this life. While he is here, he may choose, by God’s mercy, which he will; but once he is gone from here, he may not do so. For whichever he first goes to, whether he like it well or ill, there he must dwell forevermore. He shall never after change his dwelling, though he hates it ever so badly.

John Wycliffe

Maybe I spent more time dwelling on emotions than some people, and maybe that’s why I ended up writing.

Iris Dement

What is Dwelling?

In law, a dwelling (also a residence) is a self-contained housing unit used by one or more individuals as a home-such as a house, apartment, mobile home, houseboat, automobile or other ‘substantial’ structure. The definition of housing has importance in terms of search and seizure, real property transfer, burglary, trespass and land-use planning.