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Abundance is not something we acquire.
It is something we tune into.
- Wayne Dyer

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Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

There are very few human beings who receive the truth,
complete and staggering, by instant illumination.
Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment,
on a small scale, by successive developments,
cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
- Anais Nin

 

The more I read, the more I meditate;
and the more I acquire,
the more certain I am that I know nothing.
- Voltaire

We work to become, not to acquire.
- Elbert Hubbard

Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely
to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it.
- Carolyn Heilbrun

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We acquire the strength we have overcome.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire,
but my heart is all my own.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The main business of religions is to purify,
control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive
taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

It's definitely going to be harder than it sounds to
acquire millions of users in the U.S.
It's going to be a lot of work, and you can't make light of that.
- Michael King

There is no more difficult art to acquire than the art of observation,
and for some men it is quite as difficult to record
an observation in brief and plain language.
- William Osler

I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind,
and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind
by thinking rich thoughts.
- Andrew Young

I happen to believe that the preemption school is correct,
that the risks of allowing Saddam Hussein to acquire
his weapons will only grow with time.
- Charles Krauthammer

Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them;
no art can keep or acquire them.
- Blaise Pascal

Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty,
but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal,
whichever he wants.
God makes the animals, man makes himself.
- Alfred North Whitehead

To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance
to the citizens of a democracy.
- Bertrand Russell

He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure.
The dread of censure is the death of genius.
- William Gilmore Simms

Buying books was a way anyone could acquire a work of art for very little.
- Sol LeWitt

Ethical religion can be real only to those who are
engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement.
By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement,
without limit.
- Felix Adler

The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent,
detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability,
from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.
- Ike Skelton

The trouble with the sacred Individual is that he has no significance,
except as he can acquire it from others,
from the social whole.
- Bernard Devoto

In the late 1950s a major topic under discussion was
whether Canada should acquire nuclear weapons.
- John Charles Polanyi

I wanted to acquire an education, work extremely hard
and never deviate from my goal,
to make it.
- Taylor Caldwell

To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray,
and thus acquire experience.
- Saint Teresa of Avila

A free life cannot acquire many possessions,
because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs.
- Epicurus

One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
- Stendhal

In Hollywood we acquire the finest novels in order
to smell the leather bindings.
- Ernst Lubitsch

The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire,
in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true.
- Carl Rogers

Guard well within yourself that treasure,
kindness.
Know how to give without hesitation,
how to lose without regret,
how to acquire without meanness.
- George Sand

Nature makes boys and girls lovely to look upon so
they can be tolerated until they acquire some sense.
- William Lyon Phelps

Each co-operative institution will become a school
of business in which each member will acquire a knowledge
of the laws of trade and commerce.
- Leland Stanford

I was sent to a school because my father was already
aware that his days were numbered,
and he was anxious for me to acquire a good education
and follow in his footsteps.
- Sigrid Undset

Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly
ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.
- James J. Corbett

The national oil companies still want to acquire some
expertise so they will outsource more,
but not totally.
- Andrew Gould

Most people seek after what they do not possess and
are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
- Anwar Sadat

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
- Aristotle

For every ten jokes you acquire a hundred enemies.
- Laurence Sterne

My greatest fear is the Iranians acquire a nuclear
weapon and give it to a terrorist organization.
And there is a real threat of them doing that.
- John McCain

The Cox Report documents a systematic,
well-planned effort by the Chinese military at the
highest levels to target and acquire technology for military modernization.
- Charles Foster Bass

The personal right to acquire property,
which is a natural right, gives to property,
when acquired, a right to protection,
as a social right.
- James Madison

The first idea the child must acquire is that of the
difference between good and evil.
- Maria Montessori

Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is
sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the
right measure of himself,
and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use.
- Peter Latham

Obviously, every child should be given the best possible
opportunity to acquire literacy skills.
- Hugh Mackay

There is no end of craving.
Hence contentment alone is the best way to happiness.
Therefore, acquire contentment.
- Sivananda

The man of the future may, and even must,
do things impossible in the past and acquire new motor
variations not given by heredity.
- G. Stanley Hall

Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.
- Nathaniel Branden

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings,
and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

You can acquire a lot of knowledge without ever going to school.
- William Glasser

We are all born into the world with nothing.
Everything we acquire after that is profit.
- Sam Ewing

Acquire a government over your ideas,
that they may come down when they are called,
and depart when they are bidden.
- Isaac Watts

You should hurry up and acquire the cigar habit.
It's one of the major happinesses.
And so much more lasting than love, so much less costly
in emotional wear and tear.
- Aldous Huxley

But when you get into a situation where you can acquire a proven leader,
a proven quality player, an unselfish player,
a guy who taken a team to the Super Bowl,
I think you do it.
- Ron Jaworski

Since the nature of people is bad, to become corrected
they must be taught by teachers and to be orderly they
must acquire ritual and moral principles.
- Xun Zi

Under-representation of women and other inequality
among researchers is a problem that will not solve
itself as women acquire competence.
- Tarja Halonen

I have a motto: Work to become, not to acquire.
- Alan Kulwicki

Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with Him,
familiarly and with confidence and love,
as to the dearest and most loving of friends.
- Alphonsus Liguori

The problem here is that there will always be some
uncertainty about how quickly Saddam can acquire nuclear weapons.
But we don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud.
- Condoleezza Rice

The expansion of the market creates a need for enhanced and more regular supply,
and this in turn impels commercial capital to acquire
control of production as well.
- Rudolf Hiferding

Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law:
all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted
and who is to acquire it.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Any setting can potentially acquire this vividness.
It slowly arrives during the period of research,
until it is as immediate to me as my own real surroundings.
- Rose Tremain

But I want to just caution, it is not incumbent on
the United States to prove that Saddam Hussein is trying
to acquire weapons of mass destruction.
He's already demonstrated that he's trying to acquire
weapons of mass destruction.
- Condoleezza Rice

Measles and TB evolved from diseases of our cattle,
influenza from a disease of pigs, and smallpox possibly
from a disease of camels.
The Americas had very few native domesticated animal
species from which humans could acquire such diseases.
- Jared Diamond

I thought it must be pure science fiction.
But when I checked it out I found a lot of magazine
articles that actually supported the theory behind
the book which was incredible.
That's when I decided to acquire the rights of the
book and everything went from there.
- Roland Emmerich

Ellis Peters's historical detail is very accurate and very minute,
and therefore is not only interesting to read but good
for an actor to acquire a sense of the period.
And the other thing I think is that an actor lives
in the land of imagination.
- Derek Jacobi

I desire to assist in attracting to this profession
young men of character and ability,
also to help those already engaged in the profession
to acquire the highest moral and intellectual training.
- Joseph Pulitzer

In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society,
it is a good thing, if you possess great talent,
to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the
right shin of the society that you love.
After that, be a snob.
- Salvador Dali

I'm very excited about my new agreement with the Heat.
This contract allows me to address all of my family's
long-term financial goals while allowing the Heat the
ability to acquire those players that we need to win a championship.
- Shaquille O'Neal


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