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William R. Alger Quotes and Sayings

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What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills,
and strike a league with destiny.
- William R. Alger

Public opinion is a second conscience.
- William R. Alger

Words of love, are works of love.
- William R. Alger

To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius;
a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied
to that which first created it.
- William R. Alger

 

Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason.
- William R. Alger

A crowd always thinks with its sympathy,
never with its reason.
- William R. Alger

Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth.
- William R. Alger

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The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
- William R. Alger

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel;
its poverty by how little.
- William R. Alger

Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond fields of the mind.
- William R. Alger

False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
- William R. Alger

After every storm the sun will smile;
for every problem there is a solution,
and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
- William R. Alger

He who has no wish to be happier is the happiest of men.
- William R. Alger

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There comes that mysterious meeting in life
when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,
igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
- Rusty Berkus

Giving is the highest expression of our power.
- Vivian Greene

The highest thinkers of the ages,
the seers of the tribes and the nations,
have been optimists.
- Helen Keller

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal.
- Albert Schweitzer

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The highest result of education is tolerance.
- Helen Keller

If it is surely the means to the highest end we know,
can any work be humble or disgusting?
Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder,
the means by which we are translated?
- Henry David Thoreau

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
- Winston Churchill

As we express our gratitude,
we must never forget that the highest appreciation
is not to utter words, but to live by them.
- John F. Kennedy

Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit
which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
- Henry David Thoreau

Today, when the winds of adversity blow strong,
redirect their force into the
service of your highest intention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

The man form is higher than the angel form;
of all forms it is the highest.
Man is the highest being in creation,
because he aspires to freedom.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Dreams pass into the reality of action.
From the actions stems the dream again;
and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
- Anais Nin

The human spirit ranges across a truly amazing
diversity of experiences and emotions -
the highest peaks and the lowest valleys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- Elbert Hubbard

The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that, seize the opportunity
to sharpen those qualities even more sharply
by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The highest proof of the spirit is love.
Love is the eternal thing which men can already
on earth possess as it really is.
- Albert Schweitzer

Know the best and highest choices for health
and more often choose those things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The highest God and the innermost God is one God.
- Ernest Holmes

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

Faith is the highest passion in a human being.
Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I offer you peace.
I offer you love.
I offer you friendship.
I see your beauty.
I hear your need.
I feel your feelings.
My wisdom flows from the Highest Source.
I salute that Source in you.
Let us work together for unity and love.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
- George Washington

The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy,
but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Morality is of the highest importance -
but for us, not for God.
- Albert Einstein

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

So, to really execute design in its highest form and making people feel joy,
that's a great reward.
- Genevieve Gorder

Poetry should...
should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts,
and appear almost a remembrance.
- John Keats

The highest education is that which
does not merely give us information
but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I see humanity now as one vast plant,
needing for its highest fulfillment only love,
the natural blessings of the great outdoors,
and intelligent crossing and selection.
- Luther Burbank

Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources,
taking the best from every study,
Science of Mind brings together
the highest enlightenment of the ages.
- Ernest Holmes

Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.
- Joseph Chilton Pearce

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
- Howard Zinn

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests;
you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking
a dangerous blow at your own.
- Carl Schurz

This bright new year is given me
To live each day with zest
To daily grow and try to be
My highest and my best.
- William Arthur Ward

The physician's highest calling, his only calling,
is to make sick people healthy - to heal,
as it is termed.
- Samuel Hahnemann

For me, the best times are always going to be the most intense,
the ones with the highest highs and the lowest lows.
- Fiona Apple

The important thing to me is that I'm not driven by
people's praise and I'm not slowed down by people's criticism.
I'm just trying to work at the highest level I can.
- Russell Crowe

The highest of the world's mountains,
it seems, has to make but a single gesture of magnificence to be the lord of all,
vast in unchallenged and isolated supremacy.
- George Leigh Mallory

Public office is supposed to be a public trust.
This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the
highest levels of the Republican leadership.
- Bob Etheridge

I know that New York City remains the highest density
urban area in the country and by far dedicates more
of its own funds to fighting terrorism than any other municipality.
- Jose Serrano

This freedom of political discussion on the highest
level is something which Western civilization has in
common with that of classical antiquity,
but with no other.
- Christopher Dawson

Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Flattery in courtship is the highest insolence,
for whilst it pretends to bestow on you more than you deserve,
it is watching an opportunity to take from you what you really have.
- Sarah Fielding

I hope to be with you as a writer for a very long time,
and I hope that you will enjoy reading my work,
because readers are the highest form of life on this planet.
- Guy Johnson

I don't know if proud is the right word,
but I am somebody who does not, on the whole,
have the highest regard for my own stuff in that when
I look all I get to see are the flaws.
- Neil Gaiman

Self-denial is indispensable to a strong character,
and the highest kind comes from a religious stock.
- Theodore Parker

Man is God's highest present development.
He is the latest thing in God.
- Samuel Butler

The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say
that I work hard every day,
that I never dog it.
- Wayne Gretzky

The highest ecstasy is the attention at its fullest.
- Simone Weil

Non-violence leads to the highest ethics,
which is the goal of all evolution.
Until we stop harming all other living beings,
we are still savages.
- Thomas A. Edison

Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness,
seeing value only after discarding it.
- Douglas Horton


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