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Commend Quotes

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All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.
- Thomas Fuller

Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty
and he will receive you into his favor.
- Henry Fielding

O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul.
- Anne Boleyn

While I do commend the Administration on its commitment
and focus on high school reform,
I believe that we must focus on graduation as the key accountability measure.
- Ruben Hinojosa

 

A wise man should so write (though in words understood
by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him.
- Thomas Hobbes

There is nothing more universally commended than a fine day;
the reason is that people can commend it without envy.
- William Shenstone

All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it.
- Thomas Kempis

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First at the outset, let me commend the great men and
women of the United States Coast Guard for what they do.
- Vito Fossella

This is why I belong, and why I believe.
I commend to all this same search for happiness and for the truth.
- Clayton Christensen

I rise today to discuss the National Intelligence Reform bill.
I commend my colleagues in both Houses for their hard
work in coming to an agreement.
As with any conference, each voice is heard,
but none can dominate and compromise must be achieved.
- Ted Stevens

For the last 3 years, we have celebrated National Nurses Week.
Beginning on May 6, we will once again have the opportunity
to truly commend the nursing community for their contributions
to our national health delivery system.
- Nathan Deal

Illusions commend themselves to us because they save
us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead.
We must therefore accept it without complaint when
they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against
which they are dashed to pieces.
- Sigmund Freud

The dog commends himself to our favor by affording
play to our propensity for mastery.
- Thorstein Veblen

Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases.
Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants;
electric light the most efficient policeman.
- Louis D. Brandeis

In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting,
the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers
should be commended for serving the purpose that the
Founding Fathers saw so clearly.
- Hugo Black

Now, my father Matthias was not only eminent on account of is nobility,
but had a higher commendation on account of his righteousness,
and was in great reputation in Jerusalem,
the greatest city we have.
- Flavius Josephus

Whence it is somewhat strange that any men from so
mean and silly a practice should expect commendation,
or that any should afford regard thereto;
the which it is so far from meriting,
that indeed contempt and abhorrence are due to it.
- Isaac Barrow

We should not be so taken up in the search for truth,
as to neglect the needful duties of active life;
for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

To unfold the secret laws and relations of those high
faculties of thought by which all beyond the merely
perceptive knowledge of the world and of ourselves is attained or matured,
is a object which does not stand in need of commendation to a rational mind.
- George Boole

Philanthropy is commendable,
but it must not cause the philanthropist
to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice
which make philanthropy necessary.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The zeal, bravery, and good behavior of the officers
and men on the night of June 30,
and during July 1, was commendable in the extreme.
- John Buford

While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of time,
it is even more important to make sure they point in a commendable direction.
- James Branch Cabell

The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting.
- Ovid

In things to be seen at once, much variety makes confusion,
another vice of beauty.
In things that are not seen at once,
and have no respect one to another,
great variety is commendable, provided this variety
transgress not the rules of optics and geometry.
- Christopher Wren

My grandfather, along with Carnegie,
was a pioneer in philanthropy,
which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller

The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation.
- Miriam Beard

My theme for philanthropy is the same approach I used with technology:
to find a need and fill it.
- An Wang

Northern white people love the Negro in a sort of abstract way,
as a race; through a sense of justice,
charity, and philanthropy, they will liberally assist in his elevation.
- James Weldon Johnson

Never respect men merely for their riches,
but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height,
but for its use.
- Gamaliel Bailey

Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy.
Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying
rigorous thinking to the use of money.
- Michael Porter

Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society,
not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic
social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.
- David Rockefeller

I don't know who my grandfather was;
I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
- Abraham Lincoln

You have to do your own growing
no matter how tall your grandfather was.
- Abraham Lincoln

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had
known what was hidden within him,
he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
- Khalil Gibran

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

This is not to say that the Scots are not fine people,
but they were all sort of...
well, my grandfather was a minister and sort of Protestant,
and this was rather depressing to me.
- Alan Hovhaness

My grandfather was a cop in Long Island.
I often try to draw on things that I've heard about him.
- Yancy Butler

Just because someone's dead doesn't mean it's over.
My grandfather died more than 25 years ago,
but I still think of him a lot and smell his smell.
- Julian Clary

Grandfather, Great Spirit, once more behold me on earth
and lean to hear my feeble voice.
- Black Elk

When I was about 3, my grandfather used to give me
and my sister a nickel to sit out on the front porch with him and sing songs.
- Tommy Shaw

Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an
unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer -
my father and his brother both became professors.
- Philip Warren Anderson

My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist -
a painter,
a decorative painter.
- Gyorgy Ligeti

My grandfather was running Hillcrest Country Club,
and that's where a whole group of Hollywood comedians hung out.
- Leigh Steinberg

I met Patricia Neal, John Houseman.
But I loved my grandfather because he was this kind,
talented man.
- Illeana Douglas

My grandfather was in a barbershop quartet and my grandmother
was in a gospel quartet with her sisters.
- Kevin Richardson

Until I was four years old I lived in the house of my paternal grandfather,
about two miles from the pretty little village of Wallace,
at the mouth of the river of that name.
- Simon Newcomb

My grandfather was a voodoo priest.
A lot of my life dealt with spirituality.
I can close my eyes and remember where I come from.
- Wyclef Jean

My great-grandfather was a coal miner,
who worked in Pennsylvania mines when carts were pulled
by mules and mines were lit by candles.
Mining was very dangerous work then.
- Tim Murphy

In my grandfather's lab, scientists did independent research,
and peers reviewed and commented on its merits.
Politics, he taught me, had no place in the scientific process.
- Tammy Baldwin

I phoned my grandparents and my grandfather said 'We saw your movie.'
'Which one?' I said.
He shouted 'Betty, what was the name of that movie I didn't like?
- Brad Pitt

My grandfather gave me my first guitar,
an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it.
- Dan Fogelberg

My mother's side of the family was in the production side of theatre.
My grandfather, Jose Vega, was a general manager for
Neil Simon shows on Broadway.
- Yancy Butler

My grandfather Frank Lloyd Wright wore a red sash on his wedding night.
That is glamour!
- Anne Baxter

I vividly remember the stories my grandfather told
me about the carnage of the First World War,
which people tend to forget was one of the worst massacres in human history.
- Antonio Tabucchi

My grandfather, in 1848, had fled from Germany to find
political freedom in the United States.
- Emanuel Celler

I never saw my grandfather because he had died before I was born,
but I have good memories of my grandmother and of how
she could play the piano at the old house.
- John Forbes Nash, Jr.

I felt no pressure that my grandfather was famous and my uncle was famous.
- Kim Weston

Our parents came home one day and heard us,
and they thought it was the radio, but our grandfather told them it was us.
- Barry Gibb

Growing up, I didn't give my grandfather's photography a second thought.
I wasn't involved in his work, except that I helped
my dad print his negatives.
- Kim Weston

When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents,
to sort of remind myself of him.
A homage.
He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands.
- Gavin DeGraw

My uncle and my grandfather both worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
- Dave Van Ronk

You were only truly patriotic if you had a laborer
for a grandfather and were glad of it.
- Rebecca H. Davis

My grandfather was a Pentecostal preacher.
- Billy Ray Cyrus

Who wants to be married to a grandfather?
- Loretta Lynn

Rock's so good to me.
Rock is my child and my grandfather.
- Chuck Berry

My dad had been an actor...
not only had my dad been an actor, but his dad had been an actor,
and my great-grandfather had been an actor.
And who knows before then?
- David Hyde Pierce

It is really quite amazing that all of the folks supporting privatization,
from the president on down, keep invoking the name of my grandfather,
Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
- James Roosevelt

Alzheimer's is a devastating disease.
It was painful for me and my family to watch my grandfather deteriorate.
We must find a cure for this horrible disease.
- David Hyde Pierce

My role model was my grandfather.
He instilled in me the feeling that no matter how successful
you are you have a responsibility to help others.
- Kevin Johnson

I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch.
My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.
- Woody Allen


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