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Roscoe Conkling Quotes and Sayings

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He will hew to the line of right, let the chips fly where they may.
- Roscoe Conkling

Show me a better man.
Name one and I am answered; but do not point,
as a disqualification, to the very facts which make
this man fit beyond all others.
- Roscoe Conkling

The election before us will be the Austerlitz of American politics.
- Roscoe Conkling

Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard,
expressing, also, my own firm conviction,
I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose
a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win.
- Roscoe Conkling

 

Without bureaus, committees, officials or emissaries
to manufacture sentiment in his favor,
without intrigue or effort on his part,
Grant is the candidate whose supporters have never threatened to bolt.
- Roscoe Conkling

There is a destiny that shapes our ends rough,
hew them as we will.
- Frank Harris

Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.
- Anonymous

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No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

The path to love ... is our spiritual destiny.
- Deepak Chopra

Destiny is not a matter of chance,
It is a matter of choice.
It is not something to be waited for,
But rather something to be achieved.
- William Jennings Bryan

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

I don't know if we each have a destiny,
or if we're all just floatin' around accidental-like on a breeze.
But I, I think maybe it's both.
- the movie Forrest Gump

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
- Albert Einstein

It is a mistake to look too far ahead.
Only one link in the chain of destiny
can be handled at a time.
- Winston Churchill

The awareness that health is dependent
upon habits that we control
makes us the first generation in history
that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
- Jimmy Carter

Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
- Franz Liszt

Fate is for those too weak to determine their own destiny.
- Kamran Hamid

My mother's passion for something more,
to write a different destiny for a dirt-poor farmer's daughter,
was to shape my entire life.
- Faye Dunaway

The turkey has a destiny which ends on San Martino's day.
- Waverley Lewis Root

Woman's destiny is to be wanton, like the bitch,
the she-wolf; she must belong to all who claim her.
- Marquis de Sade

Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs
the motions of its puppets.
- W. Somerset Maugham

No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us
to surrender our destiny to.
The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore
to us the belief in our own guidance.
- Henry Miller

One knows less about one's own destiny than about anything else on earth.
- Gabrielle Roy

What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes.
- Samuel Beckett

I don't believe in life after death.
But I do believe in some grinding destiny that watches over us on earth.
If I didn't, the safety valve would give and the boiler would explode.
- Hedy Lamarr

We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California.
It is Manifest Destiny.
- William McKinley

Once an object has been incorporated in a picture it accepts a new destiny.
- Georges Braque

Perhaps a child who is fussed over gets a feeling of destiny;
he thinks he is the world for something important,
and it gives him drive and confidence.
- Benjamin Spock

The longest journey is the journey inwards.
Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started
upon his quest for the source of his being.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Anatomy is destiny.
- Sigmund Freud

Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way.
When it isn't, don't call it destiny;
call it injustice,
treachery, or simple bad luck.
- Joseph Heller

Now is the most exciting time in fashion.
Women are controlling their destiny now,
the consumer is more knowledgeable, and I have to be better every single day.
- Oscar de la Renta

Destiny is no matter of chance.
It is a matter of choice.
It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
- William Jennings Bryan

Which reminds me of a fortune cookie:
you often find your destiny on the path you take to avoid it.
- Hector Elizondo

Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.
- Bob Marley

It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny.
- Jean Nidetch

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
- Kin Hubbard

Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family.
She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

The destiny of world civilization depends upon providing
a decent standard of living for all mankind.
- Norman Borlaug

We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way
we can liberate ourselves.
- Rita Hayworth

If it is nothingness that awaits us,
let us make an injustice of it; let us fight against destiny,
even though without hope of victory.
- Miguel de Unamuno

Destiny smiles upon me but without making me the least bit happier.
- Gustav Mahler

Character is destiny and character is important to American campaigns.
- Mark Shields

I am a hidden meaning made to defy.
The grasp of words, and walk away With free will and destiny.
As living, revolutionary clay.
- Muhammad Iqbal

The destiny of man is in his own soul.
- Herodotus

Our history is not our destiny.
- Alan Cohen

Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny
in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed
to become to fulfill his destiny.
- Paul Tillich

A great revolution in just one single individual will
help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and,
further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind.
- Daisaku Ikeda

It is the awareness of unfulfilled desires which gives
a nation the feeling that it has a mission and a destiny.
- Eric Hoffer

For me, it was not destiny to make it to where I am now -
I thought for a long-
time I would become a go-kart mechanic,
or a job like this, not an F1 driver.
- Fernando Alonso

You can be great only if it is your destiny.
- Andrea Bocelli

Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to
help you in times of need.
You have to get your education.
Then nobody can control your destiny.
- Charles Barkley

I think 'destiny' is just a fancy word for a psychological pattern.
- Jodie Foster

Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has
been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with
whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
- Marcus Aurelius

I mean, I think we're put here on earth to make your own destiny,
to begin with.
I don't think there's anything you can do this way
or that way to change anything.
- Waylon Jennings

Nothing is the destiny of everyone, it is our commonness made dumb.
- Mark Strand

In our country today, very few children are raised
to believe that their principal destiny is to serve their family,
their country, or God.
- Benjamin Spock

Sorrowful and great is the artist's destiny.
- Franz Liszt

Whether it's destiny or fate or whatever,
I don't think I could do a French Laundry anywhere else.
- Thomas Keller

Destiny is the invention of the cowardly,
and the resigned.
- Ignazio Silone

Music conveys moods and images.
Even in opera, where plots deal with the structure of destiny,
it's music, not words, that provides power.
- Marcel Marceau

Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour.
- Fidel Castro

We have our own history, our own language,
our own culture.
But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people -
history has made us all South Africans.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Black Power is giving power to people who have not
had power to determine their destiny.
- Huey Newton

An example is often a deceptive mirror,
and the order of destiny, so troubling to our thoughts,
is not always found written in things past.
- Pierre Corneille

Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
- Ambrose Bierce

God wants us to prosper financially,
to have plenty of money,
to fulfill the destiny He has laid out for us.
- Joel Osteen

There are moments when a man's imagination,
so easily subdued to what it lives in,
suddenly rises above its daily level and surveys the
long windings of destiny.
- Edith Wharton


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