Antonyms for being

dying, attribute, quality, nonentity, moribund, nonexistence, property, nonbeing.

Quotes of being

  1. For certainly there cannot be a higher pleasure than to think that we love and are beloved by the most amiable and best Being – Mary Astell
  2. It was a dream come true performing with her and just being on the same record So in my eyes she was the epitome of a great voice and for us to share together was awesome – Deborah Cox
  3. Hitler was so modern in that he was obsessed with being famous He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved greatness before turning 30 – John Cusack
  4. I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed – Ralph Ellison
  5. To know that everything we say and do to this new little human being may have a profound effect on him or her is a daunting obligation – Gloria Estefan
  6. U S journalists I don't think are very courageous They tend to go along with the government's policy domestically and internationally To question is seen as being unpatriotic or potentially subversive – Robert Fisk
  7. Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not – John Kenneth Galbraith
  8. One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying Once you're a star you're dead already You're embalmed – Dustin Hoffman
  9. I have the capacity of being more wicked than any example that man could set me – James C. Maxwell
  10. We talk about heaven being so far away It is within speaking distance to those who belong there Heaven is a prepared place for a prepared people – Dwight L. Moody
  11. Stop being a vegan and start enjoying what you eat – Jamie Oliver
  12. It's the board I had a problem with I could totally handle being in the water and stuff I came here to do my own stunts Water Ocean Action Big waves That water that water has tamed me You can feel that the world is connected to it – Michelle Rodriguez
  13. After that I jumped especially being in art school to the illustrators – Bill Sienkiewicz
  14. The Busted thing happened when I was 16 I saw an opportunity took it and it was better than being at school It was a fun job but I'd never claim Busted was anything other than a pop band – Charlie Simpson
  15. I don't enjoy public performances and being up on a stage I don't enjoy the glamour Like tonight I am up on stage and my feet hurt – Barbra Streisand

Usage examples for being

  1. Only you must mind what I say to you else I shall stop being him – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  2. So that is what you mean by being a Christian said papa at last – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  3. It is about my being afraid – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  4. You are sure of his being still in the house – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green
  5. Do you think I'd care what people might say about our being here together – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  6. Oh if that's all I shouldn't think anything of Mr Newton for being in Parliament – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  7. There is no such thing as being too sure – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  8. If it's what you call 'friends ' being all day long with a chap I don't so call it he said – The Literary Sense by E. Nesbit
  9. But Bertram was now angry and being angry he could not but speak – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  10. Their being away for Mr Vandeleur was not in London himself just then was the part that pleased me the most of the whole plan – My New Home by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  11. He wasn't smiling at the boy he was smiling at himself for being here – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  12. “ I never met such a girl for being busy all day long – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  13. Very well then you are the best being of the two – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  14. “ No I suppose not I shall so you may feel easy about being alone down here – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  15. “ A man does not always know what is being said about him Mr Harricutt ” – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  16. Blind old Dandalo may also be claimed as German Dandalo corresponding with an O G Dantulo being formed as a diminutive from the Old German name Dando ” – Surnames as a Science by Robert Ferguson
  17. “ I was silent being of her opinion – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  18. You should not be angry at my being happy – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  19. And in spite of his name being yours I didn't expect to find him here – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. But being Rastignac he had to talk – Rastignac the Devil by Philip José Farmer