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I received orders from Congress to proceed to ...
by Abraham Whipple

I received orders from Congress to proceed to Charleston in South Carolina,
for the purpose of Co'operating with General Lincoln
in the defense of that Capitol.
- Abraham Whipple

I have never received a Farthing of Prize Money either
for Artillery Ammunition or Vessels.
- Abraham Whipple

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

 

There are many answers you have received
but have not yet heard.
- A Course In Miracles

My compassionate intents are generally received clearly
and acted upon - perhaps not immediately,
or in exactly the way I hope -
but acted upon favorably, nonetheless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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Forgiveness is the salve that heals
the wounds of unkind words and acts.
Forgive everyone for every hurt you have ever received -
for your own sake, that you may live in peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When one fully lives a life of acceptance,
life's vagaries are not merely tolerated,
but are received as a gift.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Completion:
It is time for the project to be over.
You submitted the proposal, you painted your house,
you passed-in the term paper.
Whatever praise or criticism you received,
it is now time to move on to your next project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is my choice to care deeply about others.
No kindness is too small to be important -
the smile to the bank teller,
the sincere "thank you" for all kindnesses received,
the reassuring hand on the shoulder of a loved one or friend.
There is compassion in selfless generosity,
but there is also compassion in heartfelt empathy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The source of most worry is a lack of acceptance
of the uncertainties of the future.
When one fully lives a life of acceptance,
life's vagaries are not merely tolerated,
but are received as a gift.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
- Frederick Douglass

Expectation (demand) is always a cause of suffering.
Rather than "expecting" to be repaid
when we "loan" something to someone,
consider the "loans" we make to be forward payments
for the "loans" we received from
our ancestors, nurturers and others.
Request that any "loan" that we make be repaid FORWARD,
when the recipient is able,
and then completely forget about the "loan."
It is no longer our business if, when, or how
the "loan" is repaid - or is not repaid.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is absolutely imperative that we protect,
preserve and pass on this genetic heritage for man
and every other living thing in as good a condition as we received it.
- David R. Brower

Most people would have given up when faced with all
the criticism I've received over the years.
- Albert Ellis

No man has received from nature the right to command his fellow human beings.
- Denis Diderot

Our staff not only received the reports from these agencies,
they examined them.
They questioned them.
- John Sherman Cooper

I have been both praised and criticized.
The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more.
To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.
- Billy Joel

We were very kindly received by the English merchants
to whom my companion had letters,
and we set ourselves to learn what was the real state of things in Mexico.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

During the presidential primaries of 1940,
I received a request from the Democratic National Committee
to sing God Bless America before the speeches.
- Kate Smith

I was editing Canadian Literature.
I didn't want to let Canadian Literature go,
so they reached a nice compromise by which I received
half a professor's salary.
- George Woodcock

Cheyenne Autumn was received not too successfully.
I still think it was a very good movie.
It was kinda Ford's apology for the way he had treated
Indians in his past pictures.
- Richard Widmark

I have done so much for hip-hop and 'til this day,
I haven't received any awards or any recognition for it.
- Luther Campbell

My main graduate training was received at the University
of Chicago from which I received the Ph.D.
in 1938.
- George Stigler

True independence is not a gift to be received.
It can't be a hand-out to people.
It must be an achievement by the people.
- Jimmy Yen

The formal education that I received made little sense to me.
- Twyla Tharp

When I first began to combine letters other than Hebrew,
I read every book in German that came my way,
and from these I certainly received according to the nature of my soul.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

We really want to see how the idea of an intellectual
action movie is received by the world.
- Larry Wachowski

There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of,
but what you have received it from some source.
- Brigham Young

I am most thankful to Almighty Providence for mercies received,
and determined still to press the case into public
notice as a token of gratitude.
- William Banting

Of course, most people remember that I received the
first perfect 10 in Olympic gymnastics competition.
- Nadia Comaneci

I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy;
Dear Jack,
Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary.
I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide.
- John F. Kennedy

Now when the two armies met, many and fierce were the
combats waged between them,
and blows were given and received, and swords flashed
and showers of arrows descended on all sides.
- Ferdowsi

Our ships, God be thanked, have received little hurt.
- John Hawkins

News reporting is a cycle: No matter how much you work at sending a message,
it's only successful if it's received.
- Jessica Savitch

I received thousands of letters of support from all around the world,
all because I wanted to go to school.
- Ryan White

The very effect of the education they were given...
was to make men think; and, thinking,
they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received.
- John Grierson

I have been overwhelmed by the response that I have
received on the doorstep during this campaign.
- Anne Campbell

I was in a profession that received a lot of media.
- Darrell Royal

Lately I did a film called All I Want for Christmas
and it was well received.
This gave me a new point of view and a new respect
for my work as an actress.
- Sarah Polley

I turned my hair dark and have received much better parts ever since.
- Joan Bennett

Lucas attended a conference on rational expectations
at the University of Minnesota in the spring of 1973.
The day after the conference, I received a call from Pittsburgh.
- Thomas J. Sargent

At the conclusion of my argument I received very high
compliments from the Chief Justice and later from other of the Judges.
What they said I do not care to repeat.
- William Henry Moody

I've been homeschooling for eight years and have always
received the best advice and encouragement from other homeschoolers,
rather than a book or lecture.
- Lisa Whelchel

Among various demands and charges I gave them,
was, that the said flag should be delivered to me,
and one of the United States' flags be received and hoisted in its place.
- Zebulon Pike

Gifted women musicians and composers rarely received their due.
- James Cook

We do want more, and when it becomes more,
we shall still want more.
And we shall never cease to demand more until we have
received the results of our labor.
- Samuel Gompers

I think the sense of family and family achievement,
plus the discipline which I received there from that
one-room school were really very helpful in what I did later on.
- Alan Shepard

The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend,
is the moment you receive them.
Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received,
most forcibly cooperate.
- William Shenstone

Each of us, having received several hundred dollars,
we passed the time gloriously, spending our money freely -
never thinking that our lives were risked gaining it.
- Kit Carson

Our responsibility as privileged human beings is to
pay back for the opportunities we've received.
- Kathryn Anastos

Whatever is received is received according to the nature of the recipient.
- Thomas Aquinas

I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq
for our campaign against war and sanctions.
I have never seen a barrel of oil, never owned one,
never bought one, never sold one.
- George Galloway

Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received.
Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling.
Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
- Henry Van Dyke

Suffering passes, while love is eternal.
That's a gift that you have received from God.
Don't waste it.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems
to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations
is naturally received with much hesitation.
- Charles Lyell

Lord, dismiss us with Thy blessing, Thanks for mercies past received.
- John Sheffield

On the little money I had collected I lived in Berlin very cheaply,
ate very cheaply.
And already in 1920 I saved the first salaries I received to go to Munich.
- Josef Albers

Between Clive Owen winning at the Golden Globes and
the British Academy announcing its nominations,
of which Sideways received only one,
I'm feeling pretty humbled these days.
- Thomas Haden Church

I knew everything and received everything.
But real happiness, is giving.
- Alain Delon

The first money I ever had was when I received an award
from the American Association of University Women.
- Marguerite Young

In 1960, I went to St.
Catherine's College, Oxford, and received the B.A.
degree in Chemistry in 1964.
- John E. Walker

I am not always happy with the compliments Estonia has received.
- Lennart Meri

I wish that every player could feel what I've felt in visiting ballparks.
The receptions I've received, it's blown me away.
It's absolutely remarkable.
- Mark McGwire

You never know how you're going to be received,
after all this time.
The initial response we had was just overwhelming,
particularly that tour of the States.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

I do see value in music criticism.
Most of the criticism I have received over the years has been very good.
- Van Morrison

Well, when I was 13, for my bar mitzvah I received my first typewriter.
And that was special.
- R. L. Stine

More and more, unsolicited gifts from without are likely
to be received with unconscious resentment.
- Edward Sapir

And I argued with that intelligence estimate and I
think it is a responsibility of policymakers to use
their best judgment on the basis of the intelligence they've received.
- Frank Carlucci

As far as more recognition goes, I am happy with the
amount of love and respect I have received from other artists and the public.
Of course, I would love more, and think I deserve it.
- Suzi Quatro


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