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Attribute Quotes

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The weak can never forgive.
Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Related topics: Inspirational Forgiveness

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive
predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars,
adding machines, and other artifacts,
but nothing is proved by such attributions.
- John Searle

To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth,
I attribute in a large degree the success that was
mine on the bicycle tracks of the world.
- Major Taylor

 

No attribute of God is more dreadful to sinners than His holiness.
- Matthew Henry

The innovative spirit was America's strongest attribute,
transforming everything into a brave new world,
but there lingered an insecurity about the arts.
- Arthur Erickson

To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature;
to be so to the utmost of our abilities,
is the glory of man.
- Joseph Addison

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My best attribute is knowing when not to answer stupid questions.
- Gina Gershon

There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils
that man does of his own free will.
- Agatha Christie

I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages
young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
- Jerome K. Jerome

I argued that I didn't have any of the attributes to pose for cheesecake.
I said I would have to make good on my acting ability,
which was the only attribute I could offer.
- Teresa Wright

We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune.
- Charles Kuralt

I attribute my success to my mental approach to the game.
I have always been a serious student of umpiring.
I enjoy studying rules, situations, and positioning.
- Jim Evans

I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work.
There really is no substitute for working hard.
- Maria Bartiromo

In the land of my birth I cannot vote,
whereas a young person of eighteen can vote.
And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute -
a white skin.
- Desmond Tutu

A changing environment will affect Alaska more than any other state,
because of our location.
I'm not one though who would attribute it to being man-made.
- Sarah Palin

We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which
is achieved without either.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single
cause that which is the product of several,
and the majority of our controversies come from that.
- Marcus Aurelius

When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as
to what they attribute their success to.
It is usually the same: persistence,
hard work and hiring good people.
- Kiana Tom

Never attribute to malice, that which can be reasonably explained by stupidity.
- Spider Robinson

The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the
errors and fanaticism of human beings.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Living in a tower, however secure it may feel,
is hardly a social attribute.
- Dirk Bogarde

Every form is a base for colour, every colour is the attribute of a form.
- Victor Vasarely

People who are in a fortunate position always attribute
virtue to what makes them so happy.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

I am selfish, but that's an attribute that all artists possess.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Most of the good executives do pretty well.
Because to be a good executive you have to be strong,
and you have to have a simple attribute that people have forgotten about -
courage.
- John Milius

Modesty used to be considered a natural female attribute.
No more.
- Linda Chavez

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw.
All I am I owe to my mother.
I attribute all my success in life to the moral,
intellectual and physical education I received from her.
- George Washington

Once, power was considered a masculine attribute.
In fact, power has no sex.
- Katharine Graham

Of course, I also attribute some of my hearing loss
to being in the infantry in World War II.
It's probably a combination of heredity and noise exposure.
- George Kennedy

As a person who is not confrontational by disposition
I tend to see that the quality of being confrontational is a positive attribute.
- John Hall

I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.
- Florence Nightingale

But freedom, liberty, is an attribute of the soul and
it may exist even when the body is in bondage.
- Ralph A. Cram

I attribute my entire football career,
as far as getting me started, getting me interested,
keeping me that way was my father.
He went to every game even though he was crippled and wasn't real healthy.
- Bob Lilly

The Times has much less power than you think.
I believe we attribute power to the media generally
that it simply doesn't have.
It's very convenient to blame the media,
the same way we blame television for everything that's going wrong in society.
- Michael Pollan

Lutherans, whose arguments and mistakes will not be
difficult to contest or discover,
do not want to attribute any value to works,
and they do not understand enough the scope of the justification.
- Michael Servetus

The essential attribute of a new sense is,
not the perception of external objects or influences
which ordinarily do not act upon the senses,
but that external causes should excite in it a new
and peculiar kind of sensation different from all the
sensations of our five senses.
- Johannes P. Muller

I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature
either beauty or deformity,
order or confusion.
Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly,
well-ordered or confused.
- Baruch Spinoza

Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes
you feel most deeply and vitally alive,
along with which comes the inner voice which says,
'This is the real me,' and when you have found that attitude,
follow it.
- James Truslow Adams

The object of man's worship, whatever it be,
will naturally be his standard of perfection.
He clothes it with every attribute, belonging,
in his view, to a perfect character;
and this character he himself endeavors to attain.
- Simon Greenleaf

Somebody said to me this morning, 'To what do you attribute
your longevity?' I don't know.
I mean, I couldn't have planned my life out better.
By all accounts I should be dead!
The abuse I put my body through: the drugs,
the alcohol, the lifestyle I've lived the last 30 years!
- Ozzy Osbourne

I attribute the little I know to my not having been
ashamed to ask for information,
and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions
of men on those topics that form their own peculiar
professions and pursuits.
- John Locke

From the smallest necessity to the highest religious abstraction,
from the wheel to the skyscraper, everything we are
and everything we have comes from one attribute of man -
the function of his reasoning mind.
- Ayn Rand

When I started writing a business column 15 years ago,
I knew I'd found the perfect job for myself.
As a columnist I could pick my own topic,
do my own analysis, say what I wanted to say and attribute it to myself.
Best of all, I could write in my own voice.
- Allan Sloan

Life is ever giving of Itself.
We must receive, utilize and extend the gift.
Success and prosperity are spiritual attributes
belonging to all people.
- Ernest Holmes

It's one of the strangest attributes of this profession
that when we writers get exhausted writing one thing,
we relax by writing another.
- Dan Simmons

When you're in love you never really know whether your
elation comes from the qualities of the one you love,
or if it attributes them to her; whether the light
which surrounds her like a halo comes from you,
from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.
- Natalie Clifford Barney

One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others,
by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked;
leadership is defined by results not attributes.
- Peter Drucker

I think one of the most important attributes is perseverance.
- David Rose

The attributes of God tell us what He is and who He is.
- William Ames

Rationality is not one of this industry's attributes.
- Scott Hamilton

To think straight, it is advisable to expect all qualities and attributes,
adjectives, and so on to refer to at least two sets of interactions in time.
- Gregory Bateson

Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance,
respect for differences, conflict resolution,
anger management, and other attributes of peace.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

We're teaching our kids that attributes as vague and
relatively meaningless as a toothy smile or a fine
head of hair make a fine statement about a person.
- Neil Cavuto

A man has generally the good or ill qualities,
which he attributes to mankind.
- William Shenstone

The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips
Man of all his moral attributes,
or holds them of no account in the estimate of his
origin and place in the created world.
- Adam Sedgwick

Thing, body, matter, are nothing apart from the combinations of the elements,
- the colours, sounds, and so forth -
nothing apart from their so-called attributes.
- Ernst Mach

What to do? We yanked the dress up over her lovely
attributes and with the addition of a scarf,
the problem was solved.
Sorry, guys, blame that stuffy censor.
He hated surprises.
- Audrey Meadows

The interaction of the variation in our genes is what's
responsible for lots of our attributes and vigor.
- Walter Gilbert

Most importantly, nothing has happened to change my
conviction that freedom and the love of liberty remain
the essential defining attributes of our national character as a people.
- Ibrahim Babangida

The role seemed to demand that I keep myself worked up to fever pitch,
so I took on the actual attributes of the horrible vampire,
Dracula.
- Bela Lugosi

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving
at driver's license age than at voting age.
- Marshall McLuhan

If any performer has quality in his voice he can almost
always be helped to develop all the other necessary attributes.
- Lawrence Welk

God preordained, for his own glory and the display
of His attributes of mercy and justice,
a part of the human race, without any merit of their own,
to eternal salvation, and another part,
in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation.
- John Calvin

But to be the Vicar of Christ, to claim to exercise
his prerogatives on earth,
does involve a claim to his attributes,
and therefore our opposition to Popery is opposition
to a man claiming to be God.
- Charles Hodge

After the knowledge of, and obedience to,
the will of God, the next aim must be to know something
of His attributes of wisdom,
power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.
- James Prescott Joule

Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes
that give our lives power and vividness and joy as
they are also the marks of great art.
They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole creation.
- Richard Holloway

I pattern my actions and life after what I want.
No two people are alike.
You might admire attributes in others,
but use these only as a guide in improving yourself in your own unique way.
I don't go for carbon copies.
Individualism is sacred!
- Richard Chamberlain

The One, the Good, the True, and the Beautiful,
these are what we call the transcendental attributes of Being,
because they surpass all the limits of essences and
are coextensive with Being.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

Power is not an institution, and not a structure;
neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with;
it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical
situation in a particular society.
- Michel Foucault


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