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It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Values Government Political

It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose,
and the eyes will take care of themselves.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations.
Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
- George Washington

We must cultivate our own garden.
When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work,
which proves that man was not born to rest.
- Voltaire

 

But if each man could have his own house,
a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings -
then,
I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.
- George Cadbury

The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete
promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
- Stuart Chase

I abhor a hoe.
I am fond of flowers but not of dirt,
and had rather buy them than cultivate them.
- Lyman Abbott

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Doors open because you're beautiful,
but I wouldn't cultivate beauty to the exclusion of brains.
- Tia Carrere

If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the
science of human relationships -
the ability of all peoples,
of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Do not be troubled for a language, cultivate your soul
and she will show herself.
- Eugene Delacroix

To cultivate an English accent is already a departure away from what you are.
- Sean Connery

Those who cultivate moral confusion for profit should understand this:
we will name their names and shame them as they deserve to be shamed.
- Bob Dole

By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers,
as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.
- Robert A. Heinlein

What the public criticizes in you, cultivate.
It is you.
- Jean Cocteau

I knew that I had a following here in England,
and if I came over here maybe I could cultivate it,
but I never dreamt it would be as great as it has been.
- Edwin Starr

Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes,
but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
- William Beveridge

I want to cultivate the seed that was placed in me
until the last small twig has grown.
- Kathe Kollwitz

Art is not for the cultivated taste.
It is to cultivate taste.
- Nikki Giovanni

I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty...
but I am too busy thinking about myself.
- Edith Sitwell

Individuals, too, who cultivate a variety of skills seem brighter,
more energetic and more adaptable than those who know
how to do one thing only.
- Robert Shea

What would surprise a lot of people about me...
I'm a gardener!
I have a green thumb.
I really like to get into the shrubs,
the bushes, and really cultivate.
- Jeffrey Donovan

The primary distinction of the artist is that he must
actively cultivate that state which most men,
necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.
- James Baldwin

Whatever the public blames you for, cultivate it;
it is yourself.
- Jean Cocteau

An education which does not cultivate the will is an
education that depraves the mind.
- Anatole France

We Greeks are lovers of the beautiful,
yet simple in our tastes, and we cultivate the mind
without loss of manliness.
- Thucydides

Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends,
rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.
- William Powell

If we are to take for the criterion of truth the majority of suffrages,
they ought to be gotten from those philosophic and
patriotic citizens who cultivate their reason.
- James Madison

Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
- Mae West

The American fascists are most easily recognized by
their deliberate perversion of truth and fact.
Their newspapers and propaganda carefully cultivate
every fissure of disunity,
every crack in the common front against fascism.
- Henry A. Wallace

He will therefore have to use what knowledge he can achieve,
not to shape the results as the craftsman shapes his handiwork,
but rather to cultivate a growth by providing the appropriate environment,
in the manner in which the gardener does this for his plants.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener,
that he will cultivate them extensively,
even against the wishes of his employer;
and,
in many instances, rather leave his situation than
give up the growth of his favourite flower.
- Robert Fortune

Believe that with your feelings and your work you are
taking part in the greatest;
the more strongly you cultivate this belief,
the more will reality and the world go forth from it.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his
farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him.
Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and
a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts.
- Antoine Lavoisier

With this sweet hope of ultimate acceptance with God,
I have always enjoyed much cheerfulness before men;
but I have at the same time laboured incessantly to
cultivate the deepest humiliation before God.
- Charles Simeon

Therefore I feel that the aforementioned guiding principle
must be modified to read:
If you desire peace,
cultivate justice, but at the same time cultivate the
fields to produce more bread;
otherwise there will be no peace.
- Norman Borlaug

With European powers no new subjects of difficulty have arisen,
and those which were under discussion,
although not terminated, do not present a more unfavorable
aspect for the future preservation of that good understanding
which it has ever been our desire to cultivate.
- Martin Van Buren

Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure;
but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake,
we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure,
because we can never have the virtue.
- John Henry Newman

Cultivate the frontal portion of her brain as much
as that of man is cultivated,
and she will stand his equal at least.
Even now, where her mind has been called out at all,
her intellect is as bright, as capacious,
and as powerful as his.
- Ernestine Rose

Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the
poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
- Horace

Whatever seeds each man cultivates will grow to maturity
and bear in him their own fruit.
If they be vegetative, he will be like a plant.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in you seeds.
- Khalil Gibran

Perhaps there is an idea among Japanese students that
one general difference between Japanese and Western
poetry is that the former cultivates short forms and the latter longer ones,
gut this is only in part true.
- Lafcadio Hearn

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile,
but as they are free.
- Charles de Montesquieu

Until you have cultivated the habit of saying some
kind word of those whom you do not admire,
you will be neither successful nor happy.
- Napolean Hill

There's a tremendous intellectual fervor among independent filmmakers,
and that has to be cultivated.
- Dan Glickman

The Japanese say, If the flower is to be beautiful,
it must be cultivated.
- Lester Cole

Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the
essential process by which that intellect is cultivated
beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life.
- Charles Scribner, Jr.

In defence, I have cultivated a death wish.
- Billy Fury

There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity.
In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.
- Paul Gauguin

So far as it depends on the course of this government,
our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously
cultivated with all nations.
- John Tyler

I don't see us as a big media gimmick band.
We don't have a cultivated appearance or anything like Kiss.
- Tom Verlaine

I do not want to die...
until I have faithfully made the most of my talent
and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until
the last small twig has grown.
- Kathe Kollwitz

You get the feeling that many of my guests feel that
the French language gives them entry into a more cultivated,
more intelligent world, more highly civilised too,
with rules.
- Bernard Pivot

A relationship has to be cultivated.
There have to be feelings of love for another first.
But then you have to really like the person.
- Eric Braeden

If fear is cultivated it will become stronger,
if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery.
- John Paul Jones

So I have cultivated the vast garden of human experience which is history,
without troubling myself overmuch about laws,
essential first causes, or how it is all coming out.
- Samuel E. Morison

A great architect is not made by way of a brain
nearly so much as he is made by way
of a cultivated, enriched heart.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Happiness must be cultivated.
It is like character.
It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment,
or it will run to weeds.
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

I have cultivated my hysteria with pleasure and terror.
- Charles Baudelaire

Peace and commerce with foreign nations could be more
effectually and cheaply cultivated by a common agent;
therefore they gave the Federal Government the sole
management of our relations with foreign governments.
- Robert Toombs

Violence and irrationality were so long and thoroughly
cultivated among the Irish,
and so perfectly ingrained into their nature,
that modern civilization has as yet been unable to extract the virus.
- Thomas Mellon

The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance
about household matters -
from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number -
a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him.
- Crystal Eastman

After all the fertile land in the immediate neighbourhood
of the first settlers were cultivated,
if capital and population increased,
more food would be required,
and it could only be procured from land not so advantageously situated.
- David Ricardo

It is true that short forms of poetry have been cultivated
in the Far East more than in modern Europe;
but in all European literature short forms of poetry are to be found -
indeed quite as short as anything in Japanese.
- Lafcadio Hearn

Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women.
- Gordon B. Hinckley

Cultivating literature as I do upon a little oatmeal,
and driving, when in a position to be driven at all,
in that humble vehicle, the 'bus, I have had,
perhaps, exceptional opportunities for observing their
mutual position and behaviour;
and it is very peculiar.
- James Payn

Science is not about control.
It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder
in the face of something that forever grows one step
richer and subtler than our latest theory about it.
It is about reverence, not mastery.
- Richard Powers

I have no inhibitions about smoking or drinking,
but I think too much of my voice to place it in jeopardy.
I have spent many good years in training and cultivating it,
and I would be foolish to do anything which might impair or ruin it.
- Jeanette MacDonald

Only around 2% of the earth's surface is cultivatable land.
- Susan George


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