43+ Best Lent Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational lent quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Lent Quotes

They would like to thank the community, their friends and other family that came in and lent so much warmth love and compassion. — Kenny Johnson

Such menial duties; but her wayOf looking at them lent a graceTo things the world deemed commonplace. — Ella Wilcox

I didn’t really like reading much before I did ‘The Golden Compass’. But then my teacher told me to read it. And I thought, ‘Oh God, I’m going to have to read a whole book by myself!’ It’s not that I couldn’t read, it’s just that I didn’t really like books very much. But the book that she lent me I really enjoyed. — Dakota Blue Richards

Pat came on our board of directors in October of 2002, when we were just a year old. She lent a steadying hand to that board. She was a strong personality and a dedicated person. — Howard Morton

Duval and Caan were not easy things to make happen, but they were very open-minded to it. They both lent very great performances to the game. You could see how they reached back and grabbed that character from . . . 30 years earlier and kind of pulled that character forward. — David DeMartini

One of the biggest wake-up calls of my career was when I saw a record contract. I said, ‘Wait – you sell it for $18.98 and I make 80 cents? And I have to pay you back the money you lent me to make it and then you own it?’ — Trent Reznor

The exhibit will focus on Slovaks in church and school, in business, sports, entertainment, politics and the military through photographs and artifacts lent by between 40 and 50 area residents. The exhibit will also address Slovak clubs, fraternal organizations and family life by including items like needlework, quilts, antique wooden ironing boards, sauerkraut cutting boards, poppy seed grinders, political memorabilia, military medals and hand-crocheted tablecloths. — Susanna Swade

The money we worked hard to earn is lent to foreign countries, allowing them to earn more money. This is not as good as us using the money to buy U.S. goods directly, which can effectively reduce the (trade) deficit. — Cheng Siwei

Our dead brothers still live for us and bid us think of life, not death / of life to which in their youth they lent the passion and glory of Spring. As I listen, the great chorus of life and joy begins again, and amid the awful orchestra of seen and unseen powers and destinies of good and evil, our trumpets, sound once more a note of daring, hope, and will. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

We will be looking at what condition she was held in, if she was without sleep or food, or any pressures that may have been lent upon her. — Leslie Ballin

Lent is, in the end, through alms giving, the occasion for sincere sharing of gifts received with one’s brothers and for attention to the needs of the poorest and abandoned ones. — Pope Benedict

When I was born, my father owned a business called a ‘reading circle’; folders containing an assortment of magazines were lent to customers for one week, then recollected and lent out again. The older the folder, the lower was the fee. This was a flourishing branch of industry. — Reinhard Selten

I see an opportunity that we must not miss. I wouldn’t have been able to forgive myself if I hadn’t, because of political party considerations or inconvenience, lent a hand to the move … Sharon is leading. — Shimon Peres

Reaching skyward; no longer leaning,we grow well and strong,our friendship reinforced, in the knowledge thatwhether the branches intertwine or grow apart,we will always be able to find comfort,knowing fate has lent us strength in each other. — Jill Pendley

Countries that need monies so that they can provide health care and education and shelter to their people shouldn’t have to repay debts that we knowingly lent to bad regimes long since gone; and all illegitimate debts – debts lent to these terrible dictators like Saddam Hussein, like Suharto, like Marcos – must also be canceled. — Noreena Hertz

That consistency has lent itself to quality football teams and quality programs and traditions that lends itself to seeing what you’re seeing this year. — Chuck D.

We put a Web site up to try to help with his legal expenses, and I lent my name to that because I believe he’s innocent. — James Kallstrom

I met him in October, and he said he would lend his name to our lacrosse classic. This significant man lent me his name for my lacrosse classic, so I really want to make something of it. — Audrey Wallace

The role was written American. Suddenly the dialogue came off the page and came to life in a way that really lent itself to the lyricism of the brogue. It just worked, it really clicked. I knew the role was going to be mine, and sure enough they made an offer. — Roma Downey

I came here in a pair of flip-flops and shorts, and my son’s track coach lent me a pair of boots and a boat, — David Jackson

While we fully support the important grant and technical assistance work the bank does we have serious concerns with the fact that the bank in 12 years has lent $24 million in the U.S. at an administrative cost of $60 million. — Brookly McLaughlin

A blunderer is a man who starts a meat market during Lent — James Bailey

He lent a 19-year-old inexperienced driver who had a history of speeding and car accidents a high-powered automobile. — Rosemarie Arnold

The newspaper report this morning that the Bank of Japan is considering steps to limit a rise in interest rates lent some support to the debt market, although some appeared to unload 10-year debt for hedging purposes before the auction tomorrow. — Yasunari Ueno

Profit margins have been badly affected in some industries. Those who have lent companies money to expand will have some issues getting their money back and that means more bad loans. — Huw McKay

Now, many public libraries want to lend e-books, not simply to patrons who come in to download, but to anybody with a reading device, a library card and an Internet connection. In this new reality, the only incentive to buy, rather than borrow, an e-book is the fact that the lent copy vanishes after a couple of weeks. — Scott Turow

One thing that makes me very happy is to see the growing activism among chefs in America. Chefs like Tom Colicchio, Bill Telepan, and Rachel Ray and food writers like Michael Pollan have gone to Congress, indeed sometimes even have testified before Congress, have lent this support to Mrs. Obama’s effort to combat childhood obesity. — Jose Andres Puerta

We stole countries with the cunning use of flags! Yeah, just sail around the world and stick a flag in. – I claim India for Britain!They go, – You can’t claim us, we live here! 500 million of us!- Do you have a flag?- We don’t need a bloody flag! It’s our country, you bastards!- No flag, no country, you can’t have one! That’s the rules that I’ve just made up, and I’m backing it up with this gun that was lent from the National Rifle Association. — Eddie Izzard

It is obvious that God is looking at the heart when sacrifices are given to Him. He takes no delight in those who give up things for Lent and then act like it’s such a struggle to perform what they said they wanted to do for Him. — Monica Johnson

Barbara and I have been active in the art world for many years, and we believe it is important to support learning in the arts. Additionally, we are avid collectors and have lent and donated many paintings and sculptures to museums. Personally, with the exception of my family, there is nothing that gives me more pleasure than art. It’s my true passion. — Don Bryant

This is just monumental and historic and huge in some regards. And we’re in Lent right now, so that makes it extra special. — Robert Cerundolo

Lent is a time of prayer, but not for gloomy faces. Some people choose to give things up, but that’s a matter of personal piety. Many parishioners choose to add something, like prayer or extra worship services, or take on a cause. — Diane Archer

If out of concern over cloning, the U.S. Congress succeeds in criminalizing embryonic stem-cell research that might bring treatments for Alzheimer’s disease or diabetes – and Dr. Fukuyama lent his name to a petition that supported such laws – there would be real victims: present and future sufferers of those diseases. — Gregory Stock

I can’t say it’s a concern. I don’t track the crews on the number of calls. I track them on the percentage of correct calls, and Johnny’s crew is right in line with the percentage of the other crews. I think they’ve had a couple of games that have lent themselves to lots of calls. — Mike Pereira

She saw justice as a birthright and lent her voice as a relentless advocate for all fair-minded Americans, gay or straight, black or white. We join the nation in mourning the loss of a great hero and give enormous gratitude for all that she’s left behind. — Joe Solmonese

The true historic extremes we saw over the past week or so lent a lot of credence to the likelihood of higher prices over the next 60 to 90 days and beyond. But I am very troubled by the inability of the broader market to rally in the face of these readings. — Jason Goepfert

There is a specific philosophy in the SBA that the number of loans is better than the amount of money that is being lent out, the reasoning being that the more businesses they touch with the SBA product, the more economic good they do, — Bob Coleman

We actually had a bit of traffic and I had to make a couple of passes just after the start-finish line heading into Turn 1. The car performed very well even though I was experiencing a loose-to-neutral feeling in it. That lent itself to a fast qualifying setup, but we have some changes that we know will tighten it back up for the race tomorrow. — Luis Diaz

Unfortunately, and I’m just being honest here, the way the session ended in June, and there’s been no consultation since, has lent itself for me to believe that the animosity of the spring will unfortunately continue, … That’s not necessarily the way I’d like it to be, but I don’t see any indication of a greater willingness to work cooperatively. I’m just basing it on past performance. — George Prince

I spent 34 days in this vehicle in my life. As much as a person can love a machine, I really love that bird. Look at this magnificent sight, back where it belongs with the people who take care of her. I want to thank the folks who lent us this orbiter. We took as good as care of it as we possibly could. — Steve Robinson

I went to the property and spoke to Marion Lent and viewed the circumstances, which were not up to expectations. At the time, she had let the puppies outside, so they were not in the small crate. She told me that since she had just moved, she needed to get her large kennels out of storage and set them up. I gave her a time limit to get things in order and told her I would return. — Donna Cavanaugh

Many of our banks have lent money to Brazil, and some of those loans may not look so good today after the devaluation as they did before. so banks will be hurt, or some banks will be hurt and the stockholders in those banks will be hurt. — Gary Hufbauer

She lent our long-standing alliance the radiant strength of her personality, — Jacques Chirac

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