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Dorothy Corkville Briggs Quotes and Sayings

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The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare.
Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another,
comparisons only fan the fires.
- Dorothy Corkville Briggs

The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.
- Dorothy Corkville Briggs

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

 

The shortest and surest way to
live with honor in the world,
is to be in reality
what we would appear to be.
- Socrates

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

There are three roads to ruin; women,
gambling and technicians.
The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling,
but the surest is with technicians.
- Georges Pompidou

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Develop success from failures.
Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
- Dale Carnegie

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere
in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
- Bill Watterson

The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable,
than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on
the other for their mutual and surest support?
- James Madison

The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.
- Robert Benchley

If the past has been an obstacle and a burden,
knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation.
- John Acton

All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic
nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
- Tom Wolfe

The tendency to whining and complaining may be taken
as the surest sign symptom of little souls and inferior intellects.
- Lord Jeffrey

The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate
a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person
is their desire for reconciliation.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

One of the surest signs of the Philistine is his reverence
for the superior tastes of those who put him down.
- Pauline Kael

Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity
is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
- Thomas S. Monson

The surest thing about me is that I will change my mind.
- Claire Forlani

The surest guide to the correctness of the path that
women take is joy in the struggle.
Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
- Germaine Greer

Being convinced one knows the whole story is the surest way to fail.
- Phil Crosby

Drama or comedy programming is still the surest way
for advertisers to reach a mass audience.
Once that changes, all bets are off.
- Dick Wolf

Ignoring a child's disrespect is the surest guarantee that it will continue.
- Fred G. Gosman

Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent
life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none
of it has tried to contact us.
- Bill Watterson

Courage is always the surest wisdom.
- Wilfred Grenfell

The surest test of discipline is its absence.
- Clara Barton

The surest sign of age is loneliness.
- Annie Dillard

Well-arranged time is the surest mark of a well-arranged mind.
- Isaac Pitman

Melodic invention is one of the surest signs of a divine gift.
- Gustav Mahler

The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that
the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him;
and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him.
- Henry L. Stimson

You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished.
To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
- Arthur Helps

The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge
is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught,
to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
- Henry Bolingbroke

We have a maxim in the House of Commons,
and written on the walls of our houses,
that old ways are the safest and surest ways.
- Edward Coke

It is sometimes important for science to know how to
forget the things she is surest of.
- Jean Rostand

The sciences have ever been the surest guides to virtue.
- Frances Wright

Emotion is the surest arbiter of a poetic choice,
and it is the priest of all supreme unions in the mind.
- Max Eastman

The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.
- James Russell Lowell

All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction
is the surest road to actual seduction.
- Marya Mannes

The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.
- Douglas William Jerrold

The surest method of being incomprehensible or,
moreover, to be misunderstood is to use words in their original sense;
especially words from the ancient languages.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men.
- James Buchanan

The surest way to prevent war is not to fear it.
- John Randolph

All really great lovers are articulate,
and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
- Marya Mannes

The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure,
is to correct ourselves.
- Demosthenes

One of the surest evidences of friendship that one
individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault.
If any other can excel it, it is listening to such
a disclosure with gratitude,
and amending the error.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a
woman's maturity is the harmony,
style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage,
and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.
- Benjamin Spock

It is work, work that one delights in,
that is the surest guarantor of happiness.
But even here it is a work that has to be earned by
labor in one's earlier years.
One should labor so hard in youth that everything one
does subsequently is easy by comparison.
- Ashley Montagu

Our surest protection against assault from abroad has been not all our guards,
gates and guns, or even our two oceans,
but our essential goodness as a people.
Our richest asset has been not our material wealth but our values.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

The surest way to return to the people's business is
to listen to the people themselves:
We need to drop this whole scheme of federally controlled health care,
start over, and work together on real reforms at the
state level that will contain costs and won't leave
America trillions of dollars deeper in debt.
- Scott Brown

Every time I started going in the direction of thinking how it might turn out,
I started to just turn my brain around and not go there,
because I think the surest way to guarantee that you
won't win is to assume that you will.
- Brad Bird

One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in
the consciousness of the American proletariat is to
be found in the character of the demands now being
put forward by the leadership.
- C. L. R. James

Not until he stood at the altar did he achieve a sense
of being hale and furnished.
It was strange, he thought, that a man would find his
surest current in the spot where he felt least worthy.
- Charles Tennyson Turner

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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


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