Dwell Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Dwell Quotes from Charlie Hunnam, Adoniram Judson, Saint Bernard, Guy Finley, Jermaine Fowler. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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I do try not to dwell on the past too much, because I have a tendency to do that, and as I’ve gotten older, I’ve gotten very good at distancing myself from shoulda, woulda, coulda.
Charlie Hunnam
I am left alone in the wide world. My own dear family I have buried: one in Rangoon, and two in Amherst. What remains for me but to hold myself in readiness to follow the dear departed to that blessed world, ‘Where my best friends, my kindred dwell, where God, my Saviour, reigns.’
Adoniram Judson
Sorrow for sin is indeed necessary, but it should not be an endless preoccupation. You must dwell also on the glad remembrance of God’s loving-kindness; otherwise, sadness will harden the heart and lead it more deeply into despair.
Saint Bernard
Resistance to revelation, resistance to becoming conscious of all that dwells within us – high and low, light and dark – is the anti-change factor. It is also the mainspring of all our psychological fears.
Guy Finley
I’m pretty much a comic that dwells on what happened to me instead of what’s happening to me.
Jermaine Fowler
I have read a lot of spiritual works and believe that our body is just a place for the soul to dwell.
Poonam Dhillon
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
Benjamin Disraeli
One of the major dangers of being alone in February is the tendency to dwell on past relationships. Whether you’re daydreaming about that ‘one that got away,’ or you’re recalling the fairy tale date you went on last Valentine’s Day, romanticizing the past isn’t helpful – nor accurate.
Amy Morin
Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
Richard Cecil
I do not write often now – not for want of something to say, but from a loathing of all I see and hear. Why dwell upon it?
Mary Boykin Chesnut
Thinking of possibilities is like driving a car on a freeway. You have an open road that stretches endlessly before you where your thoughts are not shackled. But when we say ‘impossible,’ we have already reached a dead-end in our minds. So dwell on possibilities to open up your horizon.
Pankaj Patel
Certainly, there were tough times, but no, you can’t go back and change it. So, why dwell on it?
Alex Smith
We see things in this material world, wherein our bodies dwell, only because our mind through its attention lives in another world, only because it contemplates the beauties of the archetypal and intelligible world which Reason contains.
Nicolas Malebranche
You dwell too much on the past, you forget that you’ve got to take care of the present.
Karl-Anthony Towns
Well may your heart believe the truths I tell; ‘Tis virtue makes the bliss, where’er we dwell.
Wilkie Collins
I tend not to dwell too much on ultimates.
Saul Perlmutter
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Every match is different, which is why we should not dwell on the past.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar
It is not necessary to dwell on the political and social principles of Islam, to underline how close they also are in spirit to the concepts of human rights which govern the political and social systems of the West.
Aly Khan
I don’t think I’m going to dwell on one pitch. You’ve got to be able to shake that off in the middle of the game.
Gerrit Cole
When all is said and done, the real citadel of strength of any community is in the hearts and minds and desires of those who dwell there.
Everett Dirksen
When we dwell on the enormity of the Second World War and its victims, we try to absorb all those statistics of national and ethnic tragedy. But, as a result, there is a tendency to overlook the way the war changed even the survivors’ lives in ways impossible to predict.
Antony Beevor
The worst violence we can do to each other often is psychological, especially in families. I dwell a lot on domestic danger. That’s the backdrop of most of my novels – what kind of damage is done without ever lifting a finger.
Lisa Unger
I have a personality that tends to be somewhat compulsive, and I do tend to think in a circular way. I dwell on the same things over and over and I try to figure out different ways of looking at the same issue.
Charlie Kaufman
Fiction is able to encompass books that are bleak and which dwell on the manifold and terrible problems of our times. But I don’t think that all books need to have that particular focus.
Alexander McCall Smith
I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s next.
Jonathan Ive
When I was young, I would dwell on games and beat myself up about a result. I would lock myself away in the house, almost punishing myself and those around me.
Glenn Murray
I don’t dwell, I’m not a dweller. I just like to keep moving forward, because life is short.
Shirley Ballas
It is true that the poet does not directly address his neighbors; but he does address a great congress of persons who dwell at the back of his mind, a congress of all those who have taught him and whom he has admired; they constitute his ideal audience and his better self.
Richard Wilbur
The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere.
James Russell Lowell
On the subject of emigration, it is not my intention to dwell at any length.
Charles Sturt
When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future.
Dian Fossey
God too longs; and because the Absolute Life itself, which dwells in our life, and inspires these very longings, possesses the true world, and is that world.
Josiah Royce
If you dwell on yesterday, man, you’re never gonna see tomorrow clearly.
Ivan Moody
I think that’s how it has to be in a tournament format. You can’t dwell on games.
Jill Ellis
The nature of good fiction is that it dwells in ambiguity.
E. L. Doctorow
I would have liked children, but I am not all disappointed. I’ve had a lot of stuff thrown at me in life so I don’t dwell on it.
Deborah Meaden
It brings me no joy and not enough comfort to dwell too much on things I’ve said or written or made or worn in the past.
Tavi Gevinson
It’s not something that I dwell on. I’ve never really had a problem with being soft.
Blake Griffin
I’ve felt that if you dwell too much on your errors, you’re dealing in the negativity of things. I don’t like that. I’d rather work on the positive reinforcement, the things I did well.
Hale Irwin
I’ve never been one to dwell on reverses.
Sam Walton
You got to make the most of your second life. I was born Nayvadius, but now I’m Future. Should I dwell on what Nayvadius was supposed to be? I get a chance to experience life as something else. I wasn’t supposed to be like this.
It’s amazing to dwell in the world of fantasy and fear.
Ruskin Bond
Jacqueline Woodson’s books are such a gift to parents and children for their poignant subtlety and lyricism and their willingness to let a reader dwell in the pangs of realization that we sometimes try to protect our children from.
Tracy K. Smith
I never dwell on what happened. You can’t change it. Move forward. Don’t waste your energy on being angry at something that somebody did six months ago or a year ago. It’s over. Done. Move forward.
Joan Rivers
You’ll go down a dark road if you just dwell on every time you screw up. We play a very fickle position. If I make nine kicks out of 10, people are going to talk about the one I missed.
Stephen Gostkowski
Love and pity and wish well to every soul in the world; dwell in love, and then you dwell in God.
William Law
I don’t really dwell on things.
Tobin Heath
Think of it this way: If you got a flat tire, what would you do? Change the tire? Or get out of the car and slash the other three tires? No! Get back on the road. Don’t dwell on it; don’t beat yourself up. That gets you nowhere.
Jillian Michaels
We can no longer dwell on the divisive politics of the past but must focus on Georgia’s bright and promising future.
Brian Kemp
If Christ Jesus dwells in a man as his friend and noble leader, that man can endure all things, for Christ helps and strengthens us and never abandons us. He is a true friend.
Saint Teresa of Avila
People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.
Eckhart Tolle
All Church power arises from the indwelling of the Spirit; therefore those in whom the Spirit dwells are the seat of Church power. But the Spirit dwells in the whole Church, and therefore the whole Church is the seat of Church power.
Charles Hodge
I’m not the type of person to dwell on what’s not happening and what I can’t control.
Spencer Paysinger
My main issue is sustainability of the Earth, and protection of those animals and people who dwell here.
Lynda Resnick
I beg of you always to dwell upon the necessity of a thorough understanding of principles, in order to stop the vivacity of his mind, and please do not forget to meditate upon the subject of our discussion.
Nicolas Malebranche
God doesn’t dwell in the wooden, stony or earthen idols. His abode is in our feelings, our thoughts.
A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.
Joseph Addison
I think the one thing I have learned the most from all the veteran guys is kinda like not to dwell on a loss or a bad day.
J. D. Martinez
I look back on my life like everybody does but not just career. I mean I look back on my life as a whole, so I don’t think that I dwell there or anything and in terms of work I hope that there is a lot in front of me.
Barbara Hershey
Majesty and love do not consort well together, nor do they dwell in the same place.
Don’t be so hard on yourself. Be a little harder on yourself. Learn from your experiences. Don’t dwell on things. Get on with your life.
Cathy Moriarty
I am someone who tunes into more ethical journalism, and I’m not someone who dwells a lot on the negative, so I think I’d rather focus on the positive and forge ahead.
Terri Irwin
I don’t like to dwell on the past.
Tina Turner
I don’t think anyone expected me to get the BAFTA. The bookies didn’t have me down. It’s definitely made a huge difference in my career, but I don’t dwell on it.
Noel Clarke
Big-time directors and the studios that bankroll them prefer to dwell in the comfortable, familiar center, where mammon is God and the only divine word comes from focus groups.
Richard Corliss
I wouldn’t change one thing about my professional life, and I make it a point not to dwell on my mistakes.
Ethel Merman
The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body.
Arthur Schopenhauer
I live in the moment. I try to win as many games as I can in any given year. That’s what I’ve always tried to do. But I don’t dwell on the past games. That doesn’t help you win games now. If that helped win games now, I’d dwell on them.
Jim Boeheim
Of course women can have it all – if they want it all. I won’t hear any defeatist talk. If you just dwell on problems, you won’t get anywhere fast.
Louise Mensch
You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.
Emmet Fox
Don’t waste time on what’s not important. Don’t get sucked into the drama. Get on with it: don’t dwell on the past. Be a big person; be generous of spirit; be the person you’d admire.
Allegra Huston
I think I’m lucky in that I can park things. I don’t dwell. I’ve got a selective memory. I only remember the good things. I don’t know what a psychologist or a psychiatrist would say about that.
Graeme Souness
People too often – because it’s an easy, lazy tag – dwell on my style of football.
Sam Allardyce
A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity.
Jeremy Taylor
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
The Soul of man is made an article of merchandize by his fellow man and can such a land be happy? No! Happyness does not dwell in any land that is scard by the blighting curse of Slavery.
Ezra Cornell
You don’t want to dwell on your enemies, you know. I basically feel so superior to my critics for the simple reason that they haven’t done what I do. Most book reviewers haven’t written 11 novels. Many of them haven’t written one.
John Irving
A golf course is the epitome of all that is purely transitory in the universe; a space not to dwell in, but to get over as quickly as possible.
Jean Giraudoux
I’m not going to dwell on what someone has said if it doesn’t affect my life. I think that attitude helps to strengthen my character.
Fallon Sherrock
Never allow yourself to dwell upon your weaknesses, deficiencies, or failures. Holding firmly the ideal and struggling vigorously to attain it will help you to realize it.
Orison Swett Marden
A person may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him a prisoner.
Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
In tournament football, you cannot dwell on things for too long.
Millie Bright
I reflect over my actions; I don’t dwell on them.
Stellan Skarsgard
A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
William Wycherley
The media dwells mostly on negativity.
Bill Parcells
Every morning brings new potential, but if you dwell on the misfortunes of the day before, you tend to overlook tremendous opportunities.
Harvey Mackay
Happy are those who dwell apart from the harrowing tumults of public life!
Dorothea Dix
I always assess what’s my fault, but I don’t dwell on mistakes, I never have; it’s not part of my make up. I know what I am and know what I can do. You just move on.
Joe Hart
I read one too many books about Joy Division by people who weren’t there, and they always seem to dwell on the dark, the intense, the miserable image of Joy Division.
Peter Hook
Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
George Bernard Shaw
I most certainly believe that it is the gift of God that I am what I am. And so I dwell amongst barbarians, a proselyte and an exile, for the love of God.
Saint Patrick
God is not subject to the dimension of time. He dwells in eternity.
Ray Comfort
Many of the artists who have represented Negro life have seen only the comic, ludicrous side of it, and have lacked sympathy with and appreciation for the warm big heart that dwells within such a rough exterior.
Henry Ossawa Tanner
The reason we had an all-black outfield in ’51 is Don Mueller got hurt, so Hank Thompson was a legitimate replacement. So what? People talk about, ‘You’re the first to do this. You’re the first to do that.’ Don’t dwell on race all the time.
Monte Irvin
I made the decision to go to Dallas. I don’t really dwell on that and just move forward.
Harrison Barnes
I can’t dwell on past mistakes.
Rita Moreno
You can’t dwell on disappointment. You’ve got to take the positives and keep looking ahead.
AJ Tracey
People tend not to dwell on drama.
Edward Zwick
Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action.
Orison Swett Marden
I can’t dwell on something that has nothing to do with football at all – it will hold me back.
Marquise Goodwin
My humble prayer is that all men everywhere may understand more fully the significance of the atonement of the Savior of all mankind, who has given us the plan of salvation which will lead us into eternal life, where God and Christ dwell.
Harold B. Lee
I didn’t expect to find much visible trace of the American war in Vietnam. The Vietnamese are too hard-bitten to dwell on it, and they’ve sanded away all but the outcroppings of history – the museums, the memorials.
Evan Osnos
If you dwell on your negativity you can never move on.
Gina Miller
Look to the future; don’t dwell on a past that you can’t change.
Paul Young
Music has always taken me to my ‘thinking place’ – the one place that makes me dwell on the meaning of things and ponder why things are the way they are.
Shruti Haasan
If you start to dwell on your pain, the amount of pain will increase.
Kurt Elling
I try not to dwell too much on the success of ‘Squid Game.’
HoYeon Jung
There have been hours in my unhappy life, many of them, when the contemplation of death as the end of earthly sorrow – of the grave as a resting place for the tired and worn out body – has been pleasant to dwell upon.
Solomon Northup
I don’t mean to criticize anyone in any way that I wouldn’t criticize myself. I think people should have fun, and have a good time, and enjoy the luck that we have to be lazy and dwell in consumerism. But I think that it’s a balance. And our job as actors is empathy.
Natalie Portman
The essence of creativity is to look beyond where you can actually see. I don’t want to dwell in same place too long.
Lynn Nottage
If I have a goal, then it is to escape from this literalism. I’ll never achieve it; in the same way that I’ll never manage to describe what really dwells within my character, although I keep on trying.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
To many people, ‘biodiversity’ is almost synonymous with the word ‘nature,’ and ‘nature’ brings to mind steamy forests and the big creatures that dwell there. Fair enough. But biodiversity is much more than that, for it encompasses not only the diversity of species, but also the diversity within species.
Cary Fowler
Being in a wheelchair for 30 years. I’m not whining about it because I don’t dwell on things I can’t do anything about, you know. I never really think about until somebody mentions it. I did take a bullet.
Larry Flynt
I get a little tired of people telling me what might have been. I think I’ve done OK. I don’t dwell on what might have been.
Ken Griffey Jr.
When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?
Jim Bishop
Things don’t weigh me down any more. I confront things, and I move on. I don’t dwell on things; I don’t let things simmer under the surface. I am where it starts and where it ends. I have the power in my life to be happy.
Ricki-Lee Coulter
When the negative thoughts come – and they will; they come to all of us – it’s not enough to just not dwell on it… You’ve got to replace it with a positive thought.
Joel Osteen
Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Denis Waitley
If a candidate for president said he believed that space aliens dwell among us, would that affect your willingness to vote for him? Personally, I might not disqualify him out of hand; one out of three Americans believe we have had Visitors and, hey, who knows? But I would certainly want to ask a few questions.
Bill Keller
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
I give bird songs to those who dwell in cities and have never heard them, make rhythms for those who know only military marches or jazz, and paint colors for those who see none.
Olivier Messiaen