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One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles
possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

Related topics: Motivational

Reason gains all people by compelling none.
- Aaron Hill

My object is to stop the guy with the ball before he gains another inch.
- Dick Lane

The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
- Joseph Addison

 

There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories,
the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains
or sustains at the hands not of another,
but of himself.
- Plato

All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.
- Herodotus

Force may subdue, but love gains, and he that forgives first wins the laurel.
- William Penn

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Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on
does not constitute so strong an attachment
as that from which they draw their gains.
- Thomas Jefferson

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.
- Oliver Herford

I have kept a steady focus on restoring public faith
in our state government since taking office July 1.
Now it is time to make even bigger and bolder gains
through legislative action.
- Jodi Rell

Our investments in data, Internet and international
have been particularly timely and have positioned the
company to post industry-leading incremental revenue gains.
- Bernard Ebbers

Throughout American history many of our social gains
and much of our progress toward democracy were made
possible by the active intervention of the federal government.
- Harold Washington

The fact of the matter is, this is a very dynamic economy we have,
and in this dynamic economy, you have a lot of job gains,
but you also have job loss.
- Alexis Herman

Population growth and development place additional
stress on the Nation's water infrastructure and its
ability to sustain hard-won water quality gains.
- Jerry Costello

Doves oppose war on the grounds that the risks exceed the gains.
War with Iraq could be very costly, possibly degenerating into urban warfare.
- Charles Krauthammer

He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
- Adolf Hitler

Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains
are ours without his cares.
Thus I have soared above this world,
where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys.
- Honore de Balzac

Mr. Obama has an ingenious approach to job losses:
He describes them as job gains.
- Karl Rove

My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength
and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
- Malcolm Muggeridge

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
- Laurence Sterne

There is something akin to freedom in having a lover
who has no control over you,
except that which he gains by kindness and attachment.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

Stories serve the purpose of consolidating whatever
gains people or their leaders have made or imagine
they have made in their existing journey thorough the world.
- Chinua Achebe

By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses;
one misses more nonsense than sense.
- Horace Walpole

What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul?
- Robert Fulghum

It is now common knowledge that the average American
gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
- Marilu Henner

To show the world what long experience gains,
requires not courage, though it calls for pains;
but at life's outset to inform mankind is a bold effort of a valiant mind.
- George Crabbe

He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
- Horace

As for the expected boon to the Mexican economy,
we have seen none of these gains, and instead we have
seen NAFTA's detrimental impact on the Mexican workers.
- Stephen F. Lynch

Evil gains work their punishment.
- Sophocles

We need to educate Americans about the real harms of
marijuana if we want to sustain the gains we've made
over the past three years.
- John Walters

Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men.
It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who
leads that gains the victory.
- George S. Patton

It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who
scores most in controversy -
but he who has shown the better temper.
- Samuel Butler

Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own,
and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred.
He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its
conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
- Andrew Jackson

I can make a firm pledge, under my plan,
no family making less than $250,000 a year will see
any form of tax increase.
Not your income tax, not your payroll tax,
not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.
- Barack Obama

We are in a period when old questions are settled and
the new are not yet brought forward.
Extreme party action, if continued in such a time,
would ruin the party.
Moderation is its only chance.
The party out of power gains by all partisan conduct of those in power.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions,
the mobility and flow of risk capital...
the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital,
and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
- John F. Kennedy

Legislation to create a new 10 percent tax bracket,
reduce the marriage penalty, cut the tax rate on dividends and capital gains,
and increase the child tax credit have been essential
elements in this economic expansion.
- Roger Wicker

Even now, after whatever gains feminism has made in
involving fathers in the rearing of their children,
I still think virtually all of us spend the most formative
years of our lives very much in the presence of women.
- Reynolds Price

Let's all understand that these guiding principles
cannot be discarded for short-term political gains.
They represent what this country is all about.
They are indigenous to the American idea.
And these are principles which are not negotiable.
- Barbara Jordan

Whatever the immediate gains and losses,
the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression
are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom.
Suppression is always foolish.
Freedom is always wise.
- Alexander Meiklejohn

Despite the encouraging and wonderful gains and the
changes for women which have occurred in my lifetime,
there is still room to advance and to promote correction
of the remaining deficiencies and imbalances.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Any act often repeated soon forms a habit;
and habit allowed,
steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web,
easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon
binds us with chains of steel.
- Tryon Edwards

No one making less than $250,000 under Barack Obama's
plan will see one single penny of their tax raised,
whether it's their capital gains tax,
their income tax, investment tax, any tax.
- Joe Biden

Of course, with the increasing number of aeroplanes
one gains increased opportunities for shooting down one's enemies,
but at the same time, the possibility of being shot
down one's self increases.
- Manfred von Richthofen

Social democracy seeks and finds the ways,
and particular slogans, of the workers' struggle only
in the course of the development of this struggle,
and gains directions for the way forward through this struggle alone.
- Rosa Luxemburg

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Skillful pilots gain their reputation
from storms and tempest.
- Epicurus

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

No pain, no gain.
- Anonymous

All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony.
Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.
- Rumi

We Gain All Genuine Insight From Questions and Experiments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain,
you lose something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor
to be what you desire to appear.
- Socrates

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous

All in the dark we grope along,
And if we go amiss
We learn at least which path is wrong,
And there is gain in this.
We do not always win the race
By only running right;
We have to tread the mountain's base
Before we reach its height.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Working at a job you hate is unlikely
to bring you either happiness or success.
Do what you love. You are far more likely to gain success -
recognition and financial reward - if you are working
at something that inspires and excites you.
And, whether wealth follows or not, you will be happy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The end of labor is to gain leisure.
- Aristotle

I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience
in which I must stop and look fear in the face.
I say to myself, I've lived through this
and can take the next thing that comes along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

On the ordinary view of each species
having been independently created,
we gain no scientific explanation.
- Charles Darwin

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold
is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
- Thomas Jefferson

I choose to adapt to the circumstances in which I find myself.
I choose to be flexible in my dealings with those around me.
I understand that my way is not the only way -
that inner peace comes from respecting the ways of others,
and that, if I am open, I may gain great insights and happiness
from the ideas and traditions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness
in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn
sunsets exquisitely dying.
- Langston Hughes

One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings,
so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
- Socrates

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain
advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
- Napoleon Hill

Every few seconds it changes - up an eighth,
down an eighth -it's like playing a slot machine.
I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million.
- Ted Turner

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes


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