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A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with. ...
by James Anthony Froude

A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with.
- James Anthony Froude

Fear is the parent of cruelty.
- James Anthony Froude

You cannot dream yourself into a character;
you must hammer and forge yourself one.
- James Anthony Froude

Wild animals never kill for sport.
Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of
his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
- James Anthony Froude

 

The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies.
- James Anthony Froude

Science rests on reason and experiment,
and can meet an opponent with calmness;
but a belief is always sensitive.
- James Anthony Froude

We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone.
- James Anthony Froude

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Age does not make us childish, as some say;
it finds us true children.
- James Anthony Froude

In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.
- James Anthony Froude

To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.
- James Anthony Froude

Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with
those who had right on their side.
- James Anthony Froude

Human improvement is from within outward.
- James Anthony Froude

The better one is morally the less aware they are of their virtue.
- James Anthony Froude

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes;
and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
- James Anthony Froude

Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes.
- James Anthony Froude

No person is ever good for much, that hasn't been swept
off their feet by enthusiasm between ages twenty and thirty.
- James Anthony Froude

The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
- James Anthony Froude

The endurance of the inequalities of life by the poor
is the marvel of human society.
- James Anthony Froude

Philosophy goes no further than probabilities,
and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
- James Anthony Froude

The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
- James Anthony Froude

The secret of a person's nature lies in their religion
and what they really believes about the world and their place in it.
- James Anthony Froude

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

A sense of humor... is needed armor.
Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips
is a sign that the person down deep
has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey

To the world you may be one person,
but to one person you may be the world.
- Anonymous (attributed to Bill Wilson, Brandi Snyder and others)

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives,
everything he does becomes tainted.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Difficulties are things that show a person what he is.
- Epictetus

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

We come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
- Angelina Jolie

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

There is no labor a person does that is undignified;
if they do it right.
- Bill Cosby

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

The envious person grows lean
with the fatness of their neighbor.
- Socrates

To dream of the person you would like to be
is to waste the person you are.
- Anonymous

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

What is necessary to change a person is
to change his awareness of himself.
- Abraham Maslow

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person,
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No person was ever honored for what he received.
Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
- Calvin Coolidge

See God in every person, place, and thing,
and all will be well in your world.
- Louise L. Hay

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient.
It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Truth is absolute, but only to one person.
My truth is absolute to me, and your truth is absolute to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no evil and there are
no evil forces in the world.
There are only people of awareness,
and there are people who are fast asleep -
and sleep has no force.
The whole energy is in the hands of the awakened people.
And one awakened person can awaken the whole world.
One lighted candle can make millions of candles lighted
without losing it's light.
- Osho

Resenting someone, or hating someone, ensures that
you can never emotionally escape that person.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa


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