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There is precious little in civilization to appeal to a Yeti. ...
by Edmund Hillary

There is precious little in civilization to appeal to a Yeti.
- Edmund Hillary

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary PHOTO

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions,
but you really climb for the hell of it.
- Edmund Hillary

People do not decide to become extraordinary.
They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.
- Edmund Hillary

 

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Everyone has a "best friend" during each stage of life,
but only a precious few have the same one.
- Anonymous

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Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being
to those who are on the road with you,
and accept as something precious
what comes back to you from them.
- Albert Schweitzer

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious,
one should preserve it.
- Anais Nin

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

It was my father who taught me to value myself.
He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that
I was the most precious thing in his life.
- Dawn French

I confessed recently to an old friend,
"I realized I was looking at you,
in your visit, through old glasses.
Speaking old words.
Telling old stories.
I realize that in my life I've made so many
physical changes and I need to give my spirit time to catch up."
Time for my spirit to look at my friend
through the new glasses of current life experiences.
Old friends are precious.
They become even more treasured when they are wrapped
in the currentness of life experiences
and not relegated to the past in which they once lived.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Time and health are two precious assets that we don't
recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.
- Denis Waitley

It is true that liberty is precious;
so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
- Vladimir Lenin

I am certain that the Lord, who notes the fall of a sparrow,
looks with compassion upon those who have been called upon to part,
even temporarily, from their precious children.
- Thomas S. Monson

Every hour of useful work is precious.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Life too is precious to waste - to spend on anything but the best.
- Dexter Scott King

Happy is the person who cherishes the precious lessons
of the past and lives vigorously in the present.
- Jerome Hines

The most precious things in speech are pauses.
- Ralph Richardson

Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Our emotional symptoms are precious sources of life and individuality.
- Thomas More

I'm immensely grateful for the precious gift my mother has given me.
She is my hero today and every day.
- Steven Cojocaru

Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Again, Be careful to make a good improvement of precious time.
- David Brainerd

As precious as life itself is our heritage of individual freedom,
for man's free agency is a God-given gift.
- David O. McKay

Sometimes you know you find precious things in the
creative process that you couldn't find out of it.
- Arthur Berger

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious,
than to be able to decide.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

We shall not find life by refusing to let go of our precious,
protected selves.
- Rowan Williams

You know, there're no rules between Russell and I. We don't want to have to have to talk too much,
because it's really precious, really special to play music.
- Benny Green

There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at,
and who steals what is most precious to men:
time.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.
- Herodotus

One sees a blatant disregard for the precious souls of mankind.
- Thomas S. Monson

The independence of the United States is not only more
precious to ourselves but to the world than any single possession.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Truth is life's most precious commodity.
- Edwin Louis Cole

I sometimes have a horrible fear of turning up a canvas of mine.
I'm always afraid of finding a monster in place of
the precious jewels I thought I had put there!
- Camille Pissarro

Giving up even an ounce of precious freedom is a very serious thing to do.
- Charles Schumer

You have to get beyond your own precious inner experiences.
- Stella Adler

You've gotten words about those American and Iraqi deaths and mutilations,
but precious few images.
- Bruce Jackson

Our country may be likened to a new house.
We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all -
liberty!
- James Monroe

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious
privilege it is to be alive -
to breathe,
to think, to enjoy, to love.
- Marcus Aurelius

Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow -
red,
yellow, brown, black and white - and we're all precious in God's sight.
- Jesse Brown

We all have different musical instincts,
and I think they're precious and should be respected.
- Tony Levin

Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical.
Physical relationship divorced from spiritual
is body without soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Their spirits and their visions are embodied in their craft.
And so is mine.
It's not Jane Saw Puff.
But the clarity of Jane Saw Puff is precious to me.
- Sharon Olds

What is that song that Willie Nelson sang? 'Oh,
the days dwindle down to a precious few.'
I think of that.
No big deal.
I've reached a stage in my life where I am content.
- Gabriel Byrne

My kids are more precious to me than anything.
I'm with them all day, and I write all night.
- Danielle Steel

In wartime, truth is so precious that she
should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
- Winston Churchill

When I did get home this last time, we had all these plans to go out.
And then we hardly stepped outside because the time
together seemed too precious.
- Emily Watson

Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure.
- Christopher Dodd

The love of one's own sex is precious,
for it is neither provoked by vanity nor retained by flattery;
it is genuine and sincere.
- Maria Mitchell

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
- John Milton

Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
- Emily Bronte

Understand that friends come and go,
but with a precious few you should hold on.
The older you get, the more you need the people who
knew you when you were young.
- Mary Schmich

There is nothing in the genius of America more precious
today than the spirit of religious and political tolerance
in its application to our own people.
- Paul Harris

Oh, how precious is time, and how it pains me to see it slide away,
while I do so little to any good purpose.
- David Brainerd

Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to
appear to us and that it takes away from us.
A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.
- Eugene Ionesco

Collaboration is no longer painful -
or precious.
- Vince Clarke

Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
- Ho Chi Minh

It is your work to clear away the mass of encumbering material of thoughts,
so that you may bring into plain view the precious
thing at the center of the mass.
- Robert Collier

In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides,
we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945.
- Queen Elizabeth II

We need to appreciate how precious life is.
- Shelley Fabares

We cannot live, suffer or die for somebody else,
for suffering is too precious to be shared.
- Edward Dahlberg

Life is precious and there's not a lot of room for anger.
- Fran Drescher

My closest friend is canine.
I have precious few close friends, and most of them are not actors.
- Judd Nelson

Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.
- Albert Camus

Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends.
Why waste such precious time in bed?
- Marilyn vos Savant

Let's not get too precious about it:
actors are not heart surgeons or brain surgeons.
We are just entertaining people.
- Malcolm McDowell

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
- Homer

And much as Wine has played the Infidel,
And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well,
I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell.
- Edward Fitzgerald


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