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Charles Hamilton Houston Quotes and Sayings

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We beg you to save young America from the blight of race prejudice.
Do not bind the children within the narrow circles of your own lives.
- Charles Hamilton Houston

Christianity has always seemed to fight a losing battle against race.
- Charles Hamilton Houston

The race problem in the United States is the type of
unpleasant problem which we would rather do without
but which refuses to be buried.
- Charles Hamilton Houston

The hate and scorn showered on us Negro officers by
our fellow Americans convinced me that there was no
sense in my dying for a world ruled by them.
I made up my mind that if I got through this war I
would study law and use my time fighting for men who could not strike back.
- Charles Hamilton Houston

 

Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

I beg my Children to be just and virtuous,
never to disgrace my name or theirs,
and then they are out of fortune's power.
- Thomas Willis

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There is not a soul who does not have to beg alms of another,
either a smile, a handshake, or a fond eye.
- Lord Acton

I beg the Most High to allow me the favour of the double reward,
but if God only finds me worthy of one reward,
I will accept it in all humility.
- King Hassan II

My mom had to beg the guys to let me play.
I couldn't even play the drums right -
Brian had to show me.
- Dennis Wilson

All lovely things will have an ending,
All lovely things will fade and die;
And youth,
that's now so bravely spending, Will beg a penny by and by.
- Conrad Aiken

Sometimes I put on a ski mask and dress in old clothes,
go out on the streets and beg for quarters.
- Mike Tyson

That was my childhood.
I grew up with the monks, studying Sanskrit and meditating
for hours in the morning and hours in the evening,
and going once a day to beg for food.
- Satish Kumar

Our ministry is debt free and we have not had to beg or plead for finances.
- David Wilkerson

If there is anyone here whom I have not insulted,
I beg his pardon.
- Johannes Brahms

The administration says, then, there are no downsides
or upsides to treating terrorists like civilian criminal defendants,
but a lot of us would beg to differ.
- Sarah Palin

I beg of you...
never assume an inner or an outer pose,
never a disguise.
- Gustav Mahler

I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.
- Catherine II

I would rather clean than beg.
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

If you catch me saying 'I am a serious actor,'
I beg you to slap me.
- Johnny Depp

Create your own method.
Don't depend slavishly on mine.
Make up something that will work for you!
But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.
- Konstantin Stanislavisky

If you're going to have to beg them to play,
it's not going to work.
- Chuck Daly

These hands which stretch out, implore,
beg, then rise to the head in a gesture of calamity.
- Frederick Leboyer

Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more:
Peace in the hearts of all men living,
peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.
- Joseph Auslander

I beg.
I call.
I badger.
I cajole.
Part of the secret is everyone has fun and that's really motivating.
- Katie Couric

The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law,
which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges,
to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
- Anatole France

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich
as well as the poor to sleep under bridges,
to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
- Anatole France

Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it.
- Jeremy Taylor

My dog can bark like a congressman, fetch like an aide,
beg like a press secretary and play dead like a receptionist when the phone rings.
- Gerald B. H. Solomon

I therefore beg that you would indulge me with the
liberty of declining the arduous trust.
- Christopher Gadsden

You couldn't beg, borrow, or steal a job in 1931,
1932...
it was really tough.
- Roy Rogers

I beg you to look at the promising boys and beautiful
girls in your homes and in your communities,
and then you will not put these temptations in their way.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

Junk is the ideal product...
the ultimate merchandise.
No sales talk necessary.
The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy.
- William S. Burroughs

I beg you do not vote for stills and open bar-rooms in the county.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others
bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him
who begs his daily bread.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Entertaining these opinions of the course to be pursued,
I beg of gentlemen to look at the question,
as I have done, in a calm review of facts and of principles.
- Caleb Cushing

Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife;
This simple boon I beg of Fate -
A thousand years of Middle Life.
- Carolyn Wells

I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I would I could stand on a busy corner,
hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.
- Bernard Berenson

I want to do exactly what I want to do.
I'd rather gamble on the box office than beg for a grant.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

According to its doctors, my one intransigent desire
is to have been a Confederate general,
and because I could not or would not become anything else,
I set up for poet and beg an to invent fictions about
the personal ambitions that my society has no use for.
- Allen Tate

Before this address to my countrymen is closed,
I beg leave to observe, that as a new century has dawned upon us,
the mind is naturally led ot contemplate the great
events that have run parallel with and have just closed the last.
- Mercy Otis Warren

I not only urge you to vote that ticket yourself,
but I beg that you will persuade others to do so.
Personal effort can accomplish a great deal,
and I beg that you will use your personal influence
with your friends to get them to go with you to save the boys.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

Any outfit that has to beg its listeners for money
is an organization that has to constantly please its
listeners or it will dry up and go away.
It shouldn't work when you think about it.
- Bob Edwards

Since when has the world of computer software design
been about what people want? This is a simple question of evolution.
The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist,
and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy.
- Bill Gates

I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro,
speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States,
as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation.
- Susan B. Anthony

I beg of you always to dwell upon the necessity of
a thorough understanding of principles,
in order to stop the vivacity of his mind,
and please do not forget to meditate upon the subject of our discussion.
- Nicolas Malebranche

You can always make a film somehow.
You can beg, borrow, steal the equipment,
use credit cards, use your friends' goodwill,
wheedle your way into this or that situation.
The real problem is, how do you get people to see it once it is made?
- Walter Murch

I beg you, look for the words 'social justice' or 'economic
justice' on your church Web site.
If you find it, run as fast as you can.
Social justice and economic justice,
they are code words.
- Glenn Beck

Those of you who can read I must beg you to read the Bible,
and whenever you can get time, study the Bible,
and if you can get no other time, spare some of your time from sleep,
and learn what the mind and will of God is.
- Jupiter Hammon

Causes of Civil War are also, that the Wealth of the
Nation is in too few mens hands,
and that no certain means are provided to keep all
men from a necessity either to beg,
or steal, or be Souldiers.
- William Petty

Why you kill me? I never did you anything.
Not kill me!
I beg not to be locked up.
Never let me out of my prison - not kill me!
You kill me before I understand what life is.
You must tell me why you locked me up!
- Kaspar Hauser

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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