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Sophie Kerr Quotes and Sayings

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An industrious sinner I much prefer to a lazy saint.
- Sophie Kerr

If peace only had the music and pageantry of war,
there'd be no wars.
- Sophie Kerr

The longing to produce great inspirations didn't produce
anything but more longing.
- Sophie Kerr

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,
he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.
But if he spends his days as a speculator,
shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time,
he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
- Henry David Thoreau

 

In Japan, I was immensely impressed by the politeness,
industrious nature and conscientiousness of the Japanese people.
- Paul Getty

Moreover, there is an unearned increment on capital and on labor,
due to the presence, around the capitalist and the laborer,
of a great, industrious, and prosperous society.
- William Graham Sumner

Acting is easier - writing is more creative.
The lazy man vies with the industrious.
- William Shatner

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If thou be industrious to procure wealth,
be generous in the disposal of it.
Man never is so happy as when he giveth happiness unto another.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad;
the quick thinking the sedate,
and the careless the busy and industrious.
- Horace

In such misfortunes my Mother was of an heroic spirit,
in suffering patiently when there was no remedy,
and being industrious where she thought she could help.
- Margaret Cavendish

I am obsessive, also I am industrious.
Besides, the time when you are most alive and most
aware is in childhood and one is trying to recapture
that heightened awareness.
- Edna O'Brien

The best that can be said of my life so far is that it has been industrious,
and the best that can be said of me is that I have
not pretended to what I was not.
- Maria Mitchell

I was obliged to be industrious.
Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well.
- Johannes Sebastian Bach

The tragedy of bold, forthright, industrious people
is that they act so continuously without much thinking,
that it becomes dry and empty.
- Brenda Ueland

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden PHOTO

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed) PHOTO

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln PHOTO

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot PHOTO

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller PHOTO

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl PHOTO

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
- Seneca

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

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

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

Non-violence requires a double faith,
faith in God and also faith in man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

To measure the man, measure his heart.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Feel Unity with Spirit and All Creation
All things share the same breath the
beast, the tree, the man... the air
shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle [actually written by screenwriter Ted Perry in 1972]

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be,
at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson


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