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Richard Francis Burton Quotes and Sayings

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Support a compatriot against a native,
however the former may blunder or plunder.
- Richard Francis Burton

Between 2 and 3 in the morning of the 19th inst.
I was aroused by the cry that the enemy was upon us.
- Richard Francis Burton

One death to a man is a serious thing:
a dozen neutralize one another.
- Richard Francis Burton

Wherever we halted we were surrounded by wandering troops of Bedouins.
- Richard Francis Burton

 

Travellers, like poets, are mostly an angry race:
by falling into a daily fit of passion,
I proved to the governor and his son,
who were profuse in their attentions,
that I was in earnest.
- Richard Francis Burton

I was surrounded at the time by about a dozen of the enemy,
whose clubs rattled upon me without mercy,
and the strokes of my sabre were rendered uncertain
by the energetic pushes of an attendant who thus hoped to save me.
- Richard Francis Burton

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

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Choose in ways that support your dreams.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

None of us got where we are solely by
pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps.
- Thurgood Marshall

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do you have a plan for your life?
If not, allocate some time today to sit quietly
with pen and paper to begin writing your life plan -
what you want to accomplish with your life,
and what projects will support your goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

Friends are like bras:
close to your heart and there for support.
- Anonymous

Recognize that "suffering is optional," and develop daily habits
that support living a joyful and productive life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor your past, and all the consequences of that past.
Receive insight into relieving the pain
caused by past experiences and current attitudes toward life.
Observe life as it currently appears,
and then train yourself to observe life
from other perspectives that support a higher quality of living.
Re-consider your priorities.
Chart your Course.
Set Sail with Courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When your whole family is loving and supportive, it is a great blessing.
But when family members are indifferent or hostile, release your expectations,
and find the love and support you need elsewhere.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I have a family to support.
And I'm not always going to be doing exactly what I want to do.
- Patrick Warburton

If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation,
introduce the subject of eating.
- Leigh Hunt

Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support
for their new works collaborate with the creator.
- Antonio Gaudi

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

A woman can plan when to have her family and how to support a family.
- Kathleen Turner

You have to support your children to have a healthy relationship.
- Connie Sellecca

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always
depend on the support of Paul.
- George Bernard Shaw

I do not support abortion rights.
Although what I would support in this vexed area is not clear to me.
- Stanley Fish

I don't have a boyfriend right now.
I'm looking for anyone with a job that I don't have to support.
- Anna Nicole Smith

I'm angry when we have to use state dollars to fill
holes in our low-income heating assistance program
because there isn't enough support from Washington.
- Jodi Rell

I will always support legislation which respects and values life.
- Gresham Barrett

We can live our own lives in a way that does not bring
reproach on the principles we claim to support.
- Jesse Helms

Certainly, we need to support the communities around the country,
and we do.
- Jim Walsh

It's important to say that actors can't act alone,
it's impossible.
What we have to do is support each other.
- Philip Seymour Hoffman

What is politics but persuading the public to vote
for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those?
- Gilbert Highet

I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

However, it may occur that we will find ourselves using
a variety of fuel sources to give us the energy we
need support our lifestyles and boost our economy.
- Virgil Goode

Everybody believes in something and everybody,
by virtue of the fact that they believe in something,
uses that something to support their own existence.
- Frank Zappa

No doubt one may quote history to support any cause,
as the devil quotes scripture.
- Learned Hand

In days of doubt, in days of dreary musings on my country's fate,
you alone are my comfort and support,
oh great, powerful, righteous, and free Russian language!
- Ivan Turgenev

There was never sufficient evidence presented at my
trial to support a finding of intent to kill.
- Jack Henry Abbott

Entertainers, athletes, and stars started giving me support.
- Ryan White

What I want is men who will support me when I am in the wrong.
- William Lamb Melbourne

And that's what makes this a great game,
is the support and the commitment that the fans give the game.
- Nolan Ryan

I'm sorry I'm not gay or Jewish, so I don't have a
special interest group of journalists that support me.
- Vincent Gallo

It's much easier to play supporting roles because that's what I do in my life:
I support my son.
- Frances McDormand

I fully support global commerce.
- Jim Costa

I believe that any candidate who supports the war should not receive our support.
It doesn't matter if they're Senator Clinton or whoever.
- Cindy Sheehan

Today, Academies of Science use their influence around
the world in support of human rights.
- John Charles Polanyi

We are particularly interested in the mental health
programs and policies that support our troops and their families before,
during, and after deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan.
- John M. McHugh

So what it boils down to, in my humble opinion,
is that we need to support the arts in schools,
and at every other level in the education of children.
- Phil Lesh

And as I ask for your forgiveness, I also ask for your
support to keep all things in perspective and keep
all things in proportion.
The good of nine years versus the bad.
- John Rowland

I didn't want my parents to support me.
I wanted to prove that I could do it by myself.
- Linda Vester

What this loss means will be appreciated from the statement
that one bushel of wheat contains sufficient energy
to support the average working man for 15 days.
- David F. Houston

While I support immigration regulated through a legal framework,
I do not support rewarding those who broke the law to get here.
- Kit Bond

Support the strong, give courage to the timid,
remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.
- Whitney M. Young

Those who today still feel a sense of impotence can do something:
they can support Amnesty International.
They can help it to stand up for freedom and justice.
- Peter Benenson

As a performer you are being used to keep people watching
so the commercial endorsements that support the network
can be seen by as many people as possible.
- Marc Maron

The way forward is by building political support for
republican and democratic objectives across Ireland
and by winning support for these goals internationally.
- Gerry Adams

I thought that that mission and the mission of taking
care of those soldiers were my priorities,
and I stand by the same today.
There wasn't a lot of support for those soldiers.
- Janis Karpinski

We have to support our own films.
If we don't, how can we expect others to support them?
- Cicely Tyson

Rock 'n' roll offered me a platform to speak what I felt.
It also offered me a platform to support my mama and
my brothers and sisters -
twelve children.
- Little Richard

Character is power; it makes friends,
draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth,
honor and happiness.
- John Howe

I support any procedure that allows photographers to express themselves,
whether that involves color, black and white,
platinum, palladium and digital technology.
- John Sexton

Whores don't live in company of poor men,
citizens never support a weak company and birds don't
build nests on a tree that doesn't bear fruits.
- Chanakya

I am running for Governor of the great state of Ohio
and welcome your support.
- Kenneth Blackwell

We must now make clear to Lebanon that it will not benefit from U.S.
assistance and support as long as it harbors this brutal terrorist and murder.
- Jim DeMint

I support concrete and progressive immigration reform
based on three primary criteria:
family reunification,
economic contributions, and humanitarian concerns.
- Jeff Bingaman

For the good of our environment, the good of the economy,
and the good of the Nation, I strongly urge support
of the upper Mississippi locks and dams project.
- Leonard Boswell

The only violence was when these so-called 'freedom
fighters' terrorized the poor Africans in the villages...
They were told what to do and who to support.
- Ian Smith

I went to national piano competitions and did that whole circuit.
Then I played professionally to support myself when I moved out to LA.
- Alicia Witt


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