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Quotes of forsake

  1. To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it. – Saint Augustine
  2. It is true I gained muscular vigour, but with it a prodigious appetite, which I was compelled to indulge, and consequently increased in weight, until my kind old friend advised me to forsake the exercise. – William Banting
  3. As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before. – Jean de la Bruyere
  4. Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition; so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain. – John Calvin
  5. My theology is such that the God who loves Israel and will not forsake Israel- which is why I want to see Israel have a secure nation with secure borders- also loves the Palestinians. – Tony Campolo
  6. More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us. – George Eliot
  7. There is not a more repulsive spectacle than on old man who will not forsake the world, which has already forsaken him. – T. S. Eliot
  8. If you desire ease, forsake learning. – Nagarjuna
  9. People can have many different kinds of pleasure. The real one is that for which they will forsake the others. – Marcel Proust
  10. If you live for any joy on earth, you may be forsaken; but, oh, live for Jesus, and he will never forsake you! – Matthew Simpson

Usage examples for forsake

  1. Never did more loving and tender heart forsake all, and cling to a more loyal and generous nature. – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. " He is not my father," I thought, " yet never could I forsake him thus." – Daisy Burns (Volume 2) by Julia Kavanagh
  3. But surely, sir, it is not I that forsake him, but he that has cast me off. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  4. Sir Eliduc did not wish to forsake his country, still less did he wish to part with the fair Lady Guildeluec, to whom he was solemnly betrothed. – The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book by Constance Cary Harrison
  5. At first his tears fell down like rain Most at the time when she inflicted pain, By her unkind surmise, that he would take Another wife- did she the world forsake – Papers from Overlook-House by Casper Almore
  6. As this involuntary twitching would not forsake her, and often seduced her to a little skip before she was aware, she caused her tender little feet to be fastened together by a light chain. – Seven Legends by Gottfried Keller
  7. Thou canst not forsake me! – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  8. O Lord, forsake me not- take me into Thy own keeping.... – Lady-John-Russell by MacCarthy, Desmond
  9. " He will not forsake you," Rhoda said. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. Some of them in their annoyance were ready to give up everything and forsake their house. – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  11. No, it is not natural; because two days ago you promised to forsake your father and your mother and follow me. – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  12. Be ye free from the love of money; content with such things as ye have: for Himself hath said, I will in no wise fail thee, neither will I in any wise forsake thee. – The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews by Thomas Charles Edwards
  13. " We will come back," said the young man; " we won't forsake you, Toussaint. – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  14. You have cast away Authority, and authority shall forsake you. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  15. I shouldn't forsake her; go there when you can, but be more careful about it. – The Story Of Waitstill Baxter by By Kate Douglas Wiggin
  16. Nevertheless, as so frequently happens when we are dealing with data of this character, we have to employ the information available to us or forsake the problem entirely. – The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California by Sherburne F. Cook
  17. You will not forsake me in my trouble, Frank? – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  18. In this state of mind, it is not surprising that she now dreamed that her mother was lying at the point of death, and that she cried out with heart- rending pathos:- Rena, my darlin', why did you forsake yo'r pore old mother? – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  19. Why do ye not forsake all other things as empty shadows? – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. It is the age when leaves forsake the tree and are borne away by the wind. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas