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Francis Atterbury Quotes and Sayings

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The greater absurdities are, the more strongly they
evince the falsity of that supposition from whence they flow.
- Francis Atterbury

Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity,
and interrupts the confidence of sinning.
- Francis Atterbury

They who are not induced to believe and live as they
ought by those discoveries which God hath made in Scriptures
would stand out against any evidence whatever,
even that of a messenger sent express from the other world.
- Francis Atterbury

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau PHOTO

 

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
- Moliere

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

Life is greater than you have ever known it.
- Ernest Holmes

The mind of man is continuously unfolding
into a greater recognition of its real plan
in the creative order of the Universe.
- Ernest Holmes

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
- George MacDonald

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

There is a power for good in the universe
greater than you are and you can use it.
- Ernest Holmes

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

Seeing my glass of life as mostly full
triggers an amazing cycle of transformation
Appreciation for the abundance of life incites gratitude -
which brings on that warm comfortable
feeling of joy and satisfaction with life.
Gratitude for abundance also creates increasing abundance.
Being truly grateful for the abundance that
is now in my life causes an ever greater abundance
to flow in my direction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real love is never a selfish emotion.
If you want something from someone -
especially if that something is sex -
what you are feeling is not true love.
True love is about wanting happiness for the person you love -
and not about seeking happiness for yourself.
Fortunately, in most cases our own loving presence
is the greatest gift we can give to a person we love.
Nonetheless, the litmus test of love is knowing
we would choose never to see that person again
if we believed that distance would bring them greater happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
- Edmund Burke

The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
- Edward F. Halifax

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview
with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.
The immature mind often mistakes one for the other,
or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -
in fact, they're almost incompatible;
one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence
than to be surprised at nothing.
- Josh Billings

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes
the greater part of his life getting his living.
- Henry David Thoreau

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess,
we act and think in vain,
and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

No society can surely be flourishing and happy,
of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- Adam Smith

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
- Michael Korda

A conversation is greater than
the sum of its participants,
and can take on a life of its own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time extracts various values from a painter's work.
When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten,
and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
- Henri Matisse

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism,
and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
- Leo Tolstoy

The self-assured believer is a greater sinner
in the eyes of God than the troubled disbeliever
- Soren Kierkegaard

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
- Epicurus

It is like the seed put in the soil -
the more one sows,
the greater the harvest.
- Orison Swett Marden

Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery,
and you lose for certain; and the greater the number
of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
- Adam Smith

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

The army did what Milosevic's regime asked of it,
which was to create a 'Greater Serbia'.
- Stjepan Mesic

I refrained from writing another one,
thinking to myself: Never mind, I will prove that I
am able to become a greater scientist than some of you,
even without the title of doctor.
- Hermann Oberth

We need to make a greater investment in human intelligence.
- Bob Graham

The world have payed too great a compliment to critics,
and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are.
- Henry Fielding

I feel the need of attaining the maximum of intensity
with the minimum of means.
It is this which has led me to give my painting a character
of even greater bareness.
- Joan Miro

There is only one thing that can form a bond between men,
and that is gratitude...
we cannot give someone else greater power over us than we have ourselves.
- Charles de Secondat

Ye may have a greater prince, but ye shall never have a more loving prince.
- Elizabeth I

Spending a weekend with Hitler would have been boring in the extreme,
although you would have had a greater certainty in coming back alive.
- Alan Bullock

Every reign must submit to a greater reign.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Greater than scene is situation.
Greater than situation is implication.
Greater than all of these is a single,
entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.
- Eudora Welty

For an actress there is no greater gift than having
a camera in front of you,
listening to the most beautiful music in the world
and just being looked at!
- Isabelle Huppert

It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it
is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Creative writers are always greater than the causes that they represent.
- E. M. Forster

The more complicated this society becomes,
the greater the need is to simplify your life.
- Darren L. Johnson

The power of population is indefinitely greater than
the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man.
- Thomas Malthus

Writing checks for charities is necessary and important.
But it can't compare with corporal works of mercy,
which are infinitely greater.
- William E. Simon

All of us deserve a greater peace of mind,
knowing that our children are better protected wherever they are.
- Bob Ney

I shall argue that strong men, conversely,
know when to compromise and that all principles can
be compromised to serve a greater principle.
- Andrew Carnegie


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