Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Confer Quotes

I hope you find great value in these Quotes about Confer from my large collection of inspirational quotes and motivational sayings.

We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic
and we know that there is no superiority which intelligence cannot confer on us,
no inferiority for which it cannot compensate.
- Henri Bergson

A skilled Transition Team leader will set the general goals for a Transition,
and then confer on the other team leaders working with
him the power to implement those goals.
- Richard V. Allen

Rank does not confer privilege or give power.
It imposes responsibility.
- Peter Drucker

Becoming a resident of a state may confer the right
to get a driver's license,
but it does not and should not confer citizenship.
- Phyllis Schlafly

 

The office of government is not to confer happiness,
but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
- William Ellery Channing

When you confer a benefit on those worthy of it,
you confer a favor on all.
- Publilius Syrus

Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful
and valued because they confer power;
they are hated because they are hideous and loathed
because they impose slavery.
- Bertrand Russell

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


And what sort of philosophical doctrine is thi -
that numbers confer unlimited rights,
that they take from some persons all rights over themselves,
and vest these rights in others.
- Auberon Herbert

To refuse graciously is to confer a favor.
- Publilius Syrus

The fact that the church is convinced of not having
the right to confer priestly ordination on women is
now considered by some as irreconcilable with the European Constitution.
- Pope Benedict XVI

To photograph is to confer importance.
- Susan Sontag

In vain shall Great Britain confer upon her colonies
the free government and liberal principles of legislation,
for which she is distinguished, if she do not carry
with her the revelations of God.
- John Strachan

I cannot imagine any other country in the world where
the opposition would seek,
and the chief executive would allow,
the dissemination of his most private and personal
conversations with his staff,
which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned.
- Gerald R. Ford

You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people.
Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure
on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow
yourself to say anything gloomy.
- Lydia M. Child

Although the dream is a very strange phenomenon and an inexplicable mystery,
far more inexplicable is the mystery and aspect our
minds confer on certain objects and aspects of life.
- Giorgio de Chirico

The discovery of a new dish confers more happiness on humanity,
than the discovery of a new star.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

You traverse the world in search of happiness,
which is within the reach of every man.
A contented mind confers it on all.
- Horace

He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the
world a benefit when he dies.
- Tertullian

When an individual is protesting society's refusal
to acknowledge his dignity as a human being,
his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
- Bayard Rustin

Common experience is the gold reserve which confers
an exchange value on the currency which words are;
without this reserve of shared experiences,
all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds.
- Rene Daumal

The Nobel award occasions a unique celebration of the
vision of science by the public at large.
The prestige the prize confers today is largely due
to the extraordinary diligence of the Nobel committees.
- Kenneth G. Wilson

We are all, in a sense, experts on secrecy.
From earliest childhood we feel its mystery and attraction.
We know both the power it confers and the burden it imposes.
We learn how it can delight, give breathing space and protect.
- Sissela Bok

The bill neither confers nor abridges the rights of
anyone but simply declares that in civil rights there
shall be equality among all classes of citizens and
that all alike shall be subject to the same punishment.
- Lyman Trumbull

To have faith is to believe in truth,
believe that truth confers special power on those lucky
enough to get a little insight,
and to know in our hearts that all these things come from God,
which is why we should never get too cocky about our successes.
- Tony Snow

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

Benefits should be conferred gradually;
and in that way they will taste better.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me.
However, few escape that distinction.
- John Lennon

Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred;
it is a habit to be acquired.
- David Lloyd George

Conflicting commercial regulations of the different
States shackled and diminished both foreign and domestic trade;
hence the power to regulate commerce was conferred.
- Robert Toombs

But some one will say that this supreme Being,
who made all things, and those also who conferred on men particular benefits,
are entitled to their respective worship.
- Lactantius

It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university,
ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds
it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge.
- Charles Babbage

That old man dies prematurely whose memory records no benefits conferred.
They only have lived long who have lived virtuously.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Nothing is more pleasing and engaging than the sense
of having conferred benefits.
Not even the gratification of receiving them.
- Ellis Peters

He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship.
- Kenneth Baker

If success attends my steps, honor and glory await my name-if defeat,
still shall it be said we died like brave men,
and conferred honor, even in death, on the American Name.
- Zebulon Pike

When a Benefit is wrongly conferred,
the author of the Benefit may often be said to injure.
- Plato

On man when he came into life the Father conferred
the seeds of all kinds and the germs of every way of life.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

I was no chief and never had been, but because I had
been more deeply wronged than others,
this honor was conferred upon me, and I resolved to
prove worthy of the trust.
- Geronimo

Besides, we had a large debt, contracted at home and
abroad in our War of Independence;
therefore the great power of taxation was conferred upon this Government.
- Robert Toombs

The United States cannot feed every person,
lift every person out of poverty, cure every disease,
or stop every conflict.
But our power and status have conferred upon us a tremendous
responsibility to humanity.
- Richard Lugar

We had a large common domain, already added by the
several States for the common benefit of all;
purchase and war might make large additions to this common domain;
hence the power over existing and future territories,
with the stipulation to admit new States,
was conferred.
- Robert Toombs

I am not religious.
I do not believe that personhood is conferred upon conception.
But I also do not believe that a human embryo is the
moral equivalent of a hangnail and deserves no more
respect than an appendix.
- Charles Krauthammer

The right of petition, I have said, was not conferred
on the People by the Constitution,
but was a pre-existing right, reserved by the People
out of the grants of power made to Congress.
- Caleb Cushing

There cannot live a more unhappy creature than an ill-natured old man,
who is neither capable of receiving pleasures,
nor sensible of conferring them on others.
- William Temple

On the Wednesday evening - that is, the day I saw her
Majesty on this particular point -
I had the opportunity of conferring with all those
whom I proposed to submit to her Majesty as Ministers.
- Robert Peel

No grand idea was ever born in a conference,
but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

They've participated extensively in this conference
and they are doing their best to help.
- Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Since there will be no one left to talk peace after the next war,
it makes good sense to break with tradition and hold
the peace conference first.
- William Glasser

I'm used to being cut out of the conference meetings,
but now they are cutting us out even before the bill's
are written or either the House or Senate Acts.
- John Conyers

Let us walk into the conference room as equals and
not second class citizens.
- Martin McGuinness

If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a "peace conference,"
you can be sure his government has already placed its
orders for new battleships and airplanes.
- Joseph Stalin

You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore,
because, gentlemen, this is my last press conference.
- Richard M. Nixon

We also have a conference call feature where up to
five people can talk on one Skype call.
- Niklas Zennstrom

Then, after I came home from Europe,
I found I was under condemnation; and I was condemned
at that time because I did not endorse the financial
policy of the General Conference.
- John Harvey Kellogg

When I go to the press conference before the game,
in my mind the game has already started.
- Jose Mourinho

Mother considered a press conference on a par with
a visit to a cage of cobras.
- Margaret Truman

I said I did not know enough about UNICEF to handle
a press conference and she said they would not want
to talk about it they would only want to talk about films.
- Roger Moore

When I worked for Entertainment Tonight I got to emcee
Paul McCartney's press conference.
- Nina Blackwood

Time is a great conference planning our end,
and youth is only the past putting a leg forward.
- Djuna Barnes

In 1958, I was a delegate to the Atoms for Peace conference in Geneva.
- Frederick Reines

The vice-president of an advertising agency is a bit
of executive fungus that forms on a desk that has been exposed to conference.
- Fred Allen

The following year, after I had prepared my draft,
the Conference of the Interparliamentary Union at The
Hague decided to set up a special commission to study the problem seriously.
- Ludwig Quidde

Any form of a winning record in the conference is an accomplishment.
- Jordan Knight

A conference is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing,
but together can decide that nothing can be done.
- Fred Allen

Leadership in today's world requires far more than
a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

In addition to the clean coal provisions,
the energy conference agreement contains provisions
instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption.
- Jerry Costello

At the Imperial Conference on December 1,
it was decided to make war against England and the United States.
- Hideki Tojo

Lucas attended a conference on rational expectations
at the University of Minnesota in the spring of 1973.
The day after the conference, I received a call from Pittsburgh.
- Thomas J. Sargent

Well they do have a use, but we should never believe
that any international conference is going to suddenly
solve problems like the condition of the global environment.
- Maurice Strong

If we are really anxious not to have nuclear weapons in Iran,
the first thing is to call an international conference
on abolishing all nuclear weapons,
including Israeli nuclear weapons.
- Bruce Kent

The United States never lost a war or won a conference.
- Will Rogers


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Confer Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.