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Edmund Pendleton Quotes and Sayings

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Avarice seems to have so pervaded our vital principles
as to battle all hopes of a remedy but for peace and plenty.
- Edmund Pendleton

We are a puny and fickle folk.
Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice,
more drunkards than thirst,
and perhaps as many suicides as despair.
- The Buddha

Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
- Walter Savage Landor

 

There are few retreats, that can escape the penetrating eye of avarice.
- Thomas Clarkson

Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set
on fire the hearts of all men.
- Dante Alighieri

Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice,
and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.
- Cyril Connolly

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Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life;
it supports them all,
lends strength to them all ambition,
cruelty,
avarice, revenge, are all founded on lust.
- Marquis de Sade

I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice.
- Edward Moore

Avarice is the vice of declining years.
- George Bancroft

Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
- Stendhal

Love is always a stranger in the house of avarice.
- Andreas Capellanus

Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry;
and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more.
- William Wordsworth

Poverty wants some, luxury many, and avarice all things.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind
that their wealth seems rather to possess them than
they possess their wealth.
- Pliny the Elder

Avarice, the spur of industry.
- David Hume

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us -
avarice,
ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished,
we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
- Petrarch

Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home.
- Thornton Wilder

Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Avarice, the sphincter of the heart.
- Matthew Green

For at least another hundred years we must pretend
to ourselves and to every one that fair is foul and foul is fair;
for foul is useful and fair is not.
Avarice and usury and precaution must be our gods for a little longer still.
- John Maynard Keynes

Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect,
no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations,
that we have forgotten, as a people,
the cost of a free and undivided Republic.
- John A. Logan

Beauty is the disinterested one, without which the
ancient world refused to understand itself,
a word which both imperceptibly and yet unmistakably
has bid farewell to our new world,
a world of interests, leaving it to its own avarice and sadness.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold,
they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman...
You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail
than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to
consent to giving any of her savings.
- Andreas Capellanus

A puny body weakens the soul.
- Paul Cezanne

My dreams have become puny with the reality my life has become.
- Imelda Marcos

Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond
of daily life without mingling with it,
casts its wealth to right and left, but the puny boatmen
do not know how to fish for it.
- Alexander Herzen

The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.
- Meister Eckhart

I know my own soul, how feeble and puny it is:
I know the magnitude of this ministry,
and the great difficulty of the work;
for more stormy billows vex the soul of the priest
than the gales which disturb the sea.
- John Chrysostom

Civilization is so hard on the body that some have called it a disease,
despite the arts that keep puny bodies alive to a greater average age,
and our greater protection from contagious and germ diseases.
- G. Stanley Hall

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The manifest universe is the body of God ...
all people are incarnations of the One Spirit.
- Ernest Holmes

Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious,
and manifests itself in the body.
- Irene Claremont de Castillejo

The greatest force in the human body
is the natural drive of the body to heal itself -
but that force in not independent of the belief system.
Everything begins with belief.
What we believe is the most powerful option of all.
- Norman Cousins

The human mind treats a new idea the way the body
treats a strange protein; it rejects it.
- Peter Medawar

A house is not a home unless it
contains food and fire
for the mind as well as the body.
- Benjamin Franklin

Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
- Pythagoras

Your own body is a manifestation of God,
and if you honor your body everything will change for you
- don Miguel Ruiz

An old friend will help you move.
A good friend will help you move a dead body.
- Jim Hayes

When you become centered, suddenly there is great freedom
because you know you are not the mind and you are not the body.
- Osho

An insincere and evil friend is more
to be feared than a wild beast;
a wild beast may wound your body,
but an evil friend will wound your mind.
- The Buddha

Simply see that you are at the center of the universe,
and accept all things and beings
as parts of your infinite body.
When you perceive that an act done to another
is done to yourself,
you have understood the great truth.
- Lao Tzu

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life
is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
- Albert Einstein

Taoists understand that both the mind and the body
are mere tools of the Spirit,
and that intention creates physical reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
I will give my body to my love and celebrate
that we have substance beyond the idea of ourselves.
We can move. We can touch. This is my physical exclamation point.
This is how I can awaken my mind to the possibilities in the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The primal rhythmic power
and resonant sound of waves on the shore
are like the earth's heartbeat,
and become our connection with the body of nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just one quality of the Buddha has to be remembered.
He consists only of one quality: witnessing.
This small word witnessing contains the whole of spirituality.
Witness that you are not the body.
Witness that you are not the mind.
Witness that you are only a witness.
As the witnessing deepens,
you start becoming drunk with the divine.
That is what is called ecstasy.
- Osho

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry,
and one who has any faith in God
should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect,
but of all human contemplations,
the most abhorrent is body without mind.
- Thomas Jefferson

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature,
and it has often been said by philosophers,
that nature is the will of God.
And I prefer to say that nature
is the only body of God that we shall ever see.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Life should not be a journey to the grave
with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well preserved body,
but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out,
and loudly proclaiming, "Wow! What a Ride!"
- Hunter S. Thompson

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -
who has no gills.
- Ambrose Bierce

It's not about weight, it's about fitness,
and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat,
because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is.
- Deborah Bull

When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power,
it is called a democracy.
- Charles de Secondat

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.
- Jean Claude Van Damme

The tendency of old age to the body,
say the physiologists,
is to form bone.
It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old
man whose opinions are not ossified.
- Bob Wells

It takes more than just a good looking body.
You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
- Epictetus

Happiness is not being pained in body, or troubled in mind.
- Thomas Jefferson

I have the body of an eighteen year old.
I keep it in the fridge.
- Spike Milligan

Take care of your body.
It's the only place you have to live.
- Jim Rohn

I feel pretty good.
My body actually looks like an old banana,
but it's fine.
- Mike Piazza

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary.
It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body.
It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
- Winston Churchill

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body;
the two are ever united.
- Wilhelm von Humboldt

Food is your body's fuel.
Without fuel, your body wants to shut down.
- Ken Hill

True silence is the rest of the mind,
and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body,
nourishment and refreshment.
- William Penn

In these times, God's people must trust him for rest of body and soul.
- David Wilkerson


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