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Francis of Assisi Quotes and Sayings

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If a superior give any order to one who is under him
which is against that man's conscience,
although he do not obey it yet he shall not be dismissed.
- Francis of Assisi

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty:
permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that
it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun,
for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.
- Francis of Assisi

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

That deep emotional conviction of the presence
of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed
in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
- Albert Einstein

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

My religion consists of a humble admiration
of the illimitable superior spirit
who reveals himself in the slight details we are able
to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
- Albert Einstein

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He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the
part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
- Honore de Balzac

The superior man understands what is right;
the inferior man understands what will sell.
- Confucius

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

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him,
and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
- Moliere

I have studied many philosophers and many cats.
The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
- Hippolyte Taine

The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.
- William Arthur Ward

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's
oldest exercises in moral philosophy;
that is,
the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Each nation feels superior to other nations.
That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie

Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal,
and equals that they may be superior.
Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.
- Aristotle

The truth of things is the chief nutriment
of superior intellects.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I would gladly admit women are superior to men if only
they would stop trying to be the same as us.
- Sacha Guitry

Very good wine was bought at ten pounds per pipe,
the contract price; but the superior quality was fifteen pounds;
and some of this was not much inferior to the best London Madeira.
- William Bligh

In that sense, film is superior, but the difficulty
is your lack of control as a writer.
- Terry Southern

Defense is superior to opulence.
- Adam Smith

Men seem unable to feel equal to women:
they must be superior or they are inferior.
- Marilyn French

To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind
to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem...
ridiculous.
- William Hazlitt

The object of the superior man is truth.
- Confucius

My father used to say superior people never make long visits.
- Marianne Moore

The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon.
They have their faults, and everyone sees them;
they change and everyone looks up to them.
- Confucius

No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior.
All collective judgments are wrong.
Only racists make them.
- Elie Wiesel

However it is debased or misinterpreted,
love is a redemptive feature.
To focus on one individual so that their desires become
superior to yours is a very cleansing experience.
- Jeanette Winterson

It is conceded by all that man is the very highest
type of all living creatures on the earth.
His intelligence is far superior to that of any other earthly being.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Men's indignation, it seems, is more excited by legal
wrong than by violent wrong;
the first looks like being cheated by an equal,
the second like being compelled by a superior.
- Thucydides

It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous,
that he entraps them by the force of the very passion
they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.
- George Santayana

The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings
of antiquity and many deeds of the past,
in order to strengthen his character thereby.
- John Milton

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

Unless you are a born connoisseur of art,
you will not be able to judge by yourself why certain
art is superior to other art.
- David Elliott

No man can ever end with being superior who will not
begin with being inferior.
- Sydney Smith

I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses,
and my expense is equal to my wishes.
- Edward Gibbon

What moves me is neither ethnocentric pride nor sectarian arrogance.
I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to other cultures.
But it is mine.
- Theodore Bikel

Unless a capacity for thinking be accompanied by a capacity for action,
a superior mind exists in torture.
- Charles Horton Cooley

Any concept of one person being superior to another can lead to racism.
- Walter Lang

I think my melodies are superior to my lyrics.
- Freddie Mercury

Theater is far superior to film in poetry,
in abstract poetry.
- Julie Taymor

When I was fired from my post as General of the Fighter Arm,
I was to give proof that this jet was a superior fighter.
And that's when we did it.
I think we did it.
- Adolf Galland

Incongruity, they say, is one of the main ingredients of humor.
Maybe it's because everybody can feel superior to me.
I honestly don't know.
- Emmett Kelly

Good management consists in showing average people
how to do the work of superior people.
- John D. Rockefeller

As a preacher of the Gospel, our late venerable Bishop must have been heard,
to form an adequate conception of his superior excellence
and commanding eloquence.
- John Strachan

The best way to inspire people to superior performance
is to convince them by everything you do and by your
everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them.
- Harold S. Geneen

The superior man acts before he speaks,
and afterwards speaks according to his action.
- Confucius

The superior power of population cannot be checked
without producing misery or vice.
- Thomas Malthus

A superior man is modest in his speech,
but exceeds in his actions.
- Confucius

I've witnessed thousands of superior athletes try to
becomes hitters and fail at it.
- Willie Stargell

So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human,
not superior.
Same with Blacks.
They must be made to realise that they are also human,
not inferior.
- Steven Biko

Ugliness is in a way superior to beauty because it lasts.
- Serge Gainsbourg

I won't say there aren't any Harvard graduates who
have never asserted a superior attitude.
But they have done so to our great embarrassment and
in no way represent the Harvard I know.
- Derek Bok

My dad was a cotton buyer and cotton buyers always
considered themselves superior to the rest of the world.
- Joseph Mitchell

Discourage litigation.
Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.
As a peacemaker the lawyer has
superior opportunity of being a good man.
There will still be business enough.
- Abraham Lincoln

In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy;
but in passing it over,
he is superior.
- Francis Bacon

The superior man blames himself.
The inferior man blames others.
- Don Shula

The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit,
takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
- Samuel Richardson

Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with
those who had right on their side.
- James Anthony Froude

Every superior personality, and every superior performance,
has, for the average of mankind, something mysterious.
- Georg Simmel

Yes, the European model remains superior to that of America and Japan.
- Jacques Delors

The superior man thinks always of virtue;
the common man thinks of comfort.
- Confucius

Good leadership consists of showing average people
how to do the work of superior people.
- John D. Rockefeller

They do not depend upon mere legends and myths.
They are not predicated on the false conception that
the Emperor is divine and that the Japanese people
are superior to other races.
- Emperor Hirohito

It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact,
no matter how suspect, is superior to any imaginative exercise,
no matter how true.
- Gore Vidal

Honor is simply the morality of superior men.
- H. L. Mencken

But in view of the constitution, in the eye of the law,
there is in this country no superior,
dominant, ruling class of citizens.
There is no caste here.
- John Marshall Harlan

Aren't most romance heros, or heros in fiction of any kind,
generally superior to real men? Same goes for heroines and real women.
- Nora Roberts

I think I have a superior brain and an inferior stature,
if you really want to get brutal about it.
- Paul Simon

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
- William Collins


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