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Benjamin Whichcote Quotes and Sayings

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Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable;
the principles of it are troublesome.
- Benjamin Whichcote

None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
- Benjamin Whichcote

Conscience without judgment is superstition.
- Benjamin Whichcote

Some things must be good in themselves,
else there could be no measure whereby to lay out good and evil.
- Benjamin Whichcote

 

The longest sword, the strongest lungs,
the most voices, are false measures of truth.
- Benjamin Whichcote

Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament;
belief is the denomination of the New.
- Benjamin Whichcote

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

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Shoot for the moon.
Even if you miss,
you'll land among the stars.
- Les Brown

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

While they were saying among themselves
it cannot be done, it was done.
- Helen Keller

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

Science merely quantifies and documents
the relationships among miracles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

I renounce all assumptions and expectations.
I thoughtfully consider all possibilities,
and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

The Eye-of-the-Storm.
Surrounded by the winds and the rain,
yet peaceful in its own unworldly way -
an unnatural ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way.
Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is
a moment of serenity among the challenge -
a time for repose and contemplation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

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

Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung

I seldom think about my limitations,
and they never make me sad.
Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times;
but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

I CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration:
I renounce all assumptions and expectations,
and declare that I will thoughtfully consider
all possibilities and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors,
and no slave who has not had a king among his.
- Helen Keller

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
- Khalil Gibran

Prayer:
Lord God, Holy Spirit, Giver of All Light,
Bless and Keep All Those of This World.
Grant Us Your Peace, Your Light, Your Love.
Grant Us Complete Renewal of Body, Mind and Spirit -
Continual Rebirth in Newness of Life.
Let Your Light Shine Upon Us and Be Gracious to Us.
Grant to Each and Every One of Us:
Health, Comfort, Joy, Peace Within Ourselves,
Peace Within Our Families, Peace Within Our Communities,
and Peace among All those This World.
Grant That I May Be an Instrument of Thy Peace.
Grant That I May Radiate Thy Peace, Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Comfort, Thy Joy,
to All Those Around Me and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More. AMEN.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look
like independent thinkers.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

I live quietly at home among my family and friends.
- Antonio Tabucchi

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor
in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
- Khalil Gibran

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
- William Blake

When I investigate and when I discover that the forces
of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves,
then truly I seem to be living among the gods.
- Leon Battista Alberti

In my opinion, if we have not achieved peace,
it is because people forget its most fundamental aspect.
Before we talk about peace among nations,
we must settle our peace with God.
- Sun Myung Moon

A life spent largely among books, and in the exercise
of a literary profession,
has very obvious drawbacks, as a subject-matter,
when one comes to write about it.
- Mary A. Ward

As she passed among the hungry and the dejected,
delivering the rations and water,
she chanted in a low whisper,
"the spark of the mind - the sparkle of the soul" ...
"the spark of the mind - the sparkle of the soul" ...
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To be among people one loves, that's sufficient;
to dream,
to speak to them, to be silent among them,
to think of indifferent things; but among them,
everything is equal.
- Jean de la Bruyere

I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning.
I have long believed that athletic competition among
people and nations should replace violence and wars.
- Johnny Weissmuller

True solidarity is only possible among the solitary.
- Jose Bergamin

I have lived and slept in the same bed with English
countesses and Prussian farm women...
no woman has excited passions among women more than I have.
- Florence Nightingale

Whoever wants peace among nations must seek to limit
the state and its influence most strictly.
- Ludwig von Mises

Among the expected glories of the Constitution,
next to the abolition of Slavery was that of Rum.
- George Clymer

An ignorance of Marx is as frequent among Marxists
as an ignorance of Christ is among Catholics.
- Jose Bergamin

Obesity among young Americans is a serious problem
that can have serious ramifications in the long run.
- Virginia Foxx

Leadership is, among other things, the ability to inflict
pain and get away with it -
short-term pain for long-term gain.
- George Will

The Gen.
Commanding, takes this means of informing the people
that he has not come among them to disturb them in
the enjoyment of their rights,
either of person or property.
- John H. Morgan

The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls,
and it is impossible to say that in some among them,
drawing and color are better or worse than in others.
- Auguste Rodin

Look at the Afghans, during the time of the Soviet invasion.
They were among the poorest Muslims in the world,
yet they were sustained by their faith in God,
and God alone.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

I ordered gold in the meantime to be showered down
without ceasing among the happy multitude.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

Our loss was very heavy, especially in the officers.
Capt.
Sale, of Co.
E, Duke's regt, was among the killed,
making the third Capt.
that has been killed in that company.
- John H. Morgan

Among the reasons people keep sad stories to themselves
is that they do not want anyone to feel sorry for them.
I don't.
I don't want you to feel sorry for me.
- Judith Moore

I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm
for science there is among elementary school youngsters
than among college students.
- Carl Sagan

If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents,
he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
- H. L. Mencken

Peace Corps helps promote global acceptance of the
principles of international peace and non-violent co-existence
among people of diverse cultures and systems of government.
- Sam Farr

I have lived much of my life among molecules.
They are good company.
- George Wald

I have never found a companion that was
so companionable as solitude.
We are for the most part more lonely
when we go abroad among men
than when we stay in our chambers.
A man thinking or working is always alone,
let him be where he will.
- Henry David Thoreau

Man is immortal, not because he alone among creatures
has an inexhaustible voice,
but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion
and sacrifice and endurance.
- Morgan Freeman

Falsehoods not only disagree with truths,
but usually quarrel among themselves.
- Daniel Webster

Imperialism was genuinely popular among Athenians who
would expect to share in its profits,
even if only indirectly and collectively,
and not to have to bear its burdens.
- J. M. Roberts

Do not commit the error, common among the young,
of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind you have failed.
- Jan de Hartog

On a group of theories one can found a school;
but on a group of values one can found a culture,
a civilization, a new way of living together among men.
- Ignazio Silone

It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces,
there should be none alike.
- Thomas Browne

My early wounds were the English school system among other things.
It wasn't merely the discipline, it was the ways in
which boys got what was called the school spirit.
- George Woodcock

Music is the social act of communication among people,
a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is.
- Malcolm Arnold

I have treated many hundreds of patients.
Among those in the second half of life -
that is to say, over 35 -
there has not been one whose problem in the last resort
was not that of finding a religious outlook on life.
- Carl Jung


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