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Definitions of Quitting

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Quotes of Quitting

  1. Quitting doesn't enter my mind. – Jimmy Buffett
  2. One day I promised God that if he would give me my voice back I would never smoke again. I got three octaves back after quitting – Mariah Carey
  3. Drugs were pretty easy to quit taking. I was never addicted to anything to begin with. But then, liquor- I had to wait about another six years before I finally got around to quitting that. I'm sure glad I did. – Alex Chilton
  4. I'm quitting the business today. I'm going to open up an appliance store, I've always really been into toasters. I'm giving it all up. – Dane Cook
  5. Scotty heard that I was thinking about quitting Apple because of his actions, so he called me into his office and asked what it would take for me to stay? I said, maybe if I could work on the Mac project, which Steve had just taken over from Jef Raskin. – Andy Hertzfeld
  6. As long as I'm having fun, I'm not quitting – Sue Johanson
  7. I'm more proud of quitting smoking than of anything else I've done in my life, including winning an Oscar. – Christine Lahti
  8. I like what I'm doing. Today at 88, I wouldn't think of quitting because I can't think of anything else I would rather do. And now with my lectures on all the charitable things that I do, just as you do, I think that what I'm doing matters. – Art Linkletter
  9. For the past 32 years, I've done nothing outside the entertainment business. I've had some real highs and some real lows, but I love the work so much that I never once thought of quitting – Meat Loaf
  10. We're still here trying to get the word out that 330 farmers are quitting every week. – Willie Nelson
  11. If I can just see the European war out I think I might feel justified in quitting the war. – Ernie Pyle
  12. Learned helplessness is the giving -up reaction, the quitting response that follows from the belief that whatever you do doesn't matter. – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  13. Risk means everything from being honest about your faith, to moving, to quitting a job that's paying you a fortune but it's not what's in your heart. Risking things is one of the biggest fears we have. – John Tesh

Usage examples for Quitting

  1. Before quitting the city he and his companions consulted the oracle of the sacred bull. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Even on quitting Epernay, I had noticed it to my companion. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  3. Before quitting Cuzco, he sent Orgonez with a strong force against the Inca, not caring to leave the capital exposed in his absence to further annoyance from that quarter. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  4. He almost made up his mind to take a brief trip to Chicago, on quitting the cove; perhaps there would be something in Lahoma's next letter to force a decision. – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis
  5. We have received letters from him; he is quitting St. Petersburg. – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux
  6. In the reigns of Constantine and his sons, hundreds of Christians, both men and women, quitting the pleasures and trials of the busy world, withdrew one by one into the Egyptian desert, where the sands are as boundless as the ocean, where the sunshine is less cheerful than darkness, to spend their lonely days and watchful nights in religious meditation and in prayer. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 11 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  7. You may continue indefinitely your residence here at Arwenack, and you have been wise, I think, in quitting the loneliness of Godolphin Court. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  8. Master Nugent whistled thoughtfully, and quitting the kitchen proceeded upstairs to his room, and first washing himself with unusual care for a boy of thirteen, put on a clean collar and brushed his hair. – At Sunwich Port, Complete by W.W. Jacobs
  9. And in any event she hated the very thought of quitting Turnhill before the Chronicle was definitely out. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  10. Why, Captain, who's talking of quitting the country? – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  11. Rest is not quitting The busy career; Rest is the fitting Of self to its sphere. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  12. Louisa silently let go her companions' hands, and quitting the dance, ran up to Leonora to inquire what was the matter with her. – The Bracelets by Maria Edgeworth
  13. The wife returns to land with her booty, and the husband quitting the rock joins his stock to hers; and they repair either to some neighbouring cavern or to their hut. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  14. Madonna Beatrice seemed to hesitate for a moment, and then, quitting her companions, descended the steps and advanced toward Dante, who, seeing her purpose, advanced in his turn toward her, and they met in the middle of the now deserted square. – The God of Love by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  15. Preparations for landing had been going on during the day, and everything was ready for quitting the ship. – The Crack of Doom by Robert Cromie
  16. The chances are in favor of his being a dead man within twenty- four hours of his quitting his present shelter. – The Duke Decides by Headon Hill
  17. Then I will go and write my letters now, said the baron, quitting the room. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  18. The two most beautiful things with which we are acquainted, are a graceful and high- bred woman entering or quitting a drawing- room, more particularly the last, and a man- of- war leaving her anchorage in a moderate breeze, and when not hurried for time. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  19. Quitting the column, he came to where she stood. – The Proud Prince by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  20. If I do become their member, I must go up to town as soon as elected, and I don't think it will do for my little wife to be quitting her home to travel about just now. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood