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  • New York wasn't everything I thought it would be. It did not welcome me with open arms. The first year, I was held up at gunpoint. Raped on the roof of a building I was dragged up to with a knife in my back, and had my apartment broken into three times. I don't know why; I had nothing of value after they took my radio the first time.

    New York   Years   Knives  
    "Madonna's Back". October 4, 2013.
  • The Cross of Christ bears the suffering and the sin of mankind, including our own. Jesus accepts all this with open arms, bearing on His shoulders our crosses and saying to us: 'Have courage! You do not carry your cross alone! I carry it with you. I have overcome death and I have come to give you hope, to give you life' (John 3:16).

    Pope Francis (2017). “Embracing the Way of Jesus: Reflections from Pope Francis on Living Our Faith”, p.30, Loyola Press
  • When the inhabitants of some sequestered island first descry the "big canoe" of the European rolling through the blue waters towards their shores, they rush down to the beach in crowds, and with open arms stand ready to embrace the strangers. Fatal embrace! They fold to their bosoms the vipers whose sting is destined to poison all their joys; and the instinctive feeling of love within their breasts is soon converted into the bitterest hate.

    Beach   Betrayal   Hate  
    Herman Melville (2017). “The Complete Works of Herman Melville: Adventure Classics, Sea Tales, Philosophical Works, Short Stories, Poetry & Essays: Moby-Dick, Typee, Omoo, Redburn, White-Jacket, Pierre, Israel Potter, The Piazza Tales, John Marr and Other Sailors…”, p.28, e-artnow
  • A library should be like a pair of open arms.

    Reading   Library   Pairs  
  • If you want to welcome me with open arms, I'm afraid you're also going to have to welcome me with open legs.

    Legs   Want   Arms  
    "Celebrating 30 Years Of 'Fresh Air' As A Daily NPR Program". "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross, May 11, 2017.
  • Peaceful warriors have the patience to wait until the mud settles and the water clears. They remain unmoving until the right time, so the right action arises by itself. They do not seek fulfillment, but wait with open arms to welcome all things.

    Dan Millman (1992). “No Ordinary Moments: A Peaceful Warrior's Guide to Daily Life”, p.4, H J Kramer
  • I came to the United States in the early '80s and was welcomed with open arms and given the opportunity to pursue my dreams. God has been very kind to us. My family and I are fortunate enough to be successful and we feel a tremendous responsibility and obligation to give back to our great country.

  • You're not an African because you're born in Africa. You're an African because Africa is born in you. It's in your genes.... your DNA....your entire biological make up. Whether you like it or not, that's the way it is. However, if you were to embrace this truth with open, my, my....what a wonderful thing.

    Dna   Arms   Way  
  • Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

    Leo F. Buscaglia (1972). “Love”, Fawcett
  • Let the risen Jesus enter your life, welcome him as a friend, with trust: he is life! If up till now you have kept him at a distance, step forward. He will receive you with open arms. If you have been indifferent, take a risk: you won’t be disappointed. If following him seems difficult, don’t be afraid, trust him, be confident that he is close to you, he is with you and he will give you the peace you are looking for and the strength to live as he would have you do.

    Jesus   Distance   Giving  
    Pope Francis (2016). “The Joy of Discipleship: Reflections from Pope Francis on Walking with Christ”, p.33, Loyola Press
  • I didn't want to write unless I could say, and think for myself. I looked to peers that I not only respected but those that supported that. I finished becoming who I am today by sticking up for myself as a voice, but that is in part thanks to the huge role the good guys I chose to work with played in my professional development. Some really terrific human beings who loved horror welcomed me with open arms.

  • Welcome your problems with open arms! Like any other game, the game of life is played as per your aptitude; the more expert you are, the more difficult it gets. Embrace the problems and hardships that come your way, for you are the ones chosen to handle them.

  • I wish I'd known from the beginning that I was born a strong woman. What a difference it would have made! I wish I'd known that I was born a courageous woman; I've spent so much of my life cowering. How many conversations would I not only have started but finished if I had known I possessed a warrior's heart? I wish I'd known that I'd be born to take on the world; I wouldn't have run from it for so long, but run to it with open arms.

    Sarah Ban Breathnach (1999). “Something More: Excavating Your Authentic Self”, G K Hall & Company
  • That which one fears, one typically won't embrace with open arms.

    Fear   Arms   Embrace  
  • To be given the opportunity to help shape new artists' careers and mentor them to see their dreams come to fruition is a task I welcome with open arms.

    "Christina Aguilera Heads To NBC; Joins Cee Lo Green & Adam Levine As Coach On 'The Voice'", March 2, 2011.
  • That's a movie quote, right? You know, if you do that with books, people think you're intelligent." Sophie lowered her chin. "If this is your pathetic attempt to seduce me again, you're falling miserably." "I don't seduce woman." Phin shoved back his chair and stood up. "They fall into my open arms." "Clumsy of them.

    Book   Fall   Intelligent  
  • I have heard of bloggers who don't accept awards. I accept them with open arms...why not? When we spread the love and gratitude around, we have more love and gratitude to give.

  • Now I'm making a comeback into the industry. Everyone is receiving me with open arms.

  • Souls who can recognize God in the most trivial, the most grievous and the most mortifying things that happen to them in their lives, honor everything equally with delight and rejoicing, and welcome with open arms what others dread and avoid.

    Life   God   Soul  
    Louis Lallemant, Jean Pierre de Caussade, Claude De La Colombiere, Jean-Pierre Lafouge (2006). “For God's Greater Glory: Gems of Jesuit Spirituality”, p.81, World Wisdom, Inc
  • "Open Arms" has a lot of unison singing in it. And it works: Grown men will come to our gigs and cry during that one.

    Men   Singing   Arms  
  • 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.

  • It was only a smile, nothing more. It didn't make everything all right. It didn't make ANYTHING all right. Only a smile. A tiny thing. A leaf in the woods, shaking in the wake of a startled bird's flight. But I'll take it. With open arms. Because when spring comes, it melts the snow one flake at a time, and maybe I just witnessed the first flake melting. - Amir

    Spring   Snow   Bird  
    Khaled Hosseini (2010). “The Complete Khaled Hosseini: Digital box set”, p.168, A&C Black
  • The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do with genius.

    Doe   Genius   World  
  • This Girl with nothing but her own strength and a desire to be free. With nothing but a beating heart that is scared to be alone. With nothing but clear blue eyes that see through me and understand me. With nothing but open arms ready to receive me. To stand by me. To walk with me. To love me. I love her. Lilly. The Girl with nothing and everything. Lilly. I love her. A tear appears. She smiles. She leans forward kisses my lips softly kisses me and as our lips touch barely touch she whispers. I love you too, James. Our lips barely touching she whispers. I love you. Whispers. I love you.

    Girl   Love You   Heart  
  • D'Artagnan is the youngest of the four, and they're like his big brothers. They bring him up and teach him the ways of what it's like to be a Musketeer, and he embraces it with open arms.

    Brother   Four   Arms  
  • We''d like to be welcomed with open arms and open legs

  • When you are happy, so happy you have no sense of needing Him, so happy that you are tempted to feel His claims upon you as an interruption, if you remember yourself and turn to Him with gratitude and praise, you will be — or so it feels— welcomed with open arms. But go to Him when your need is desperate, when all other help is vain, and what do you find? A door slammed in your face, and a sound of bolting and double bolting on the inside. After that, silence.

    C.S. Lewis (2012). “A Grief Observed”, p.6, Faber & Faber
  • I've always felt that any establishment that doesn't welcome me with open arms doesn't deserve my patronage.

    Amy Plum (2012). “Until I Die: Number 2 in series”, p.52, Hachette UK
  • It is a cruel thought, that, when we feel ourselves standing on the firmest ground in every respect, the cursed arts of our secret enemies, combining with other causes, should effect, by depreciating our money, what the open arms of a powerful enemy could not.

    Art   Powerful   Enemy  
    Thomas Jefferson (2010). “The Works of Thomas Jefferson: Correspondence 1771 - 1779, the Summary View, and the Declaration of Independence”, p.378, Cosimo, Inc.
  • Being on 'Glee' was amazing. I remember my first day on set, my first day I arrived to the set I was in my trailer and all of the actors came and banged on my door - Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Amber Riley, Naya Rivera. They all welcomed me with open arms, so it was a great experience. It felt like family, and I miss them a lot over there.

    Doors   Missing   Glee  
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