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Portion Quotes

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The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off
a portion of one's being,
but by integration of the contraries.
- Carl Jung

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap
whence everyone must take an equal portion,
most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
- Socrates

Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure
to put aside their authentic selves and to display
only a small portion of their gifts.
- Mary Pipher

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If Congress doesn't raise taxes, you cannot get a private
investment account without forgoing a portion,
possibly all, of your guaranteed benefit check.
- Grace Napolitano

The Temple of Diana is in the vicinity of the fountain,
which has given rise to the conjecture that it originally
constituted a portion of the ancient baths.
- Marguerite Gardiner

I am very lucky and grateful to have this living link to a past era,
the violin presumably having much more history to it
than the later portion that I know.
- Lara St.
John

As the U.S.
trade deficit, and the portion of that deficit attributed to China,
continue to grow, our own economy is at risk of losing
its reputation as a leader in world trade.
- Jo Ann Emerson

A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Renewable ethanol represents a clear opportunity to
grow a significant portion of our own fuel locally
and begin to break the hold imported fuels have on us.
- Mike May

Man has no Body distinct from his Soul;
for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the five Senses,
the chief inlets of Soul in this age.
- William Blake

Let sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the
earth's surface large enough to satisfy our rightful
requirements as a nation.
The rest we shall manage for ourselves.
- Theodor Herzl

Our first object is...
the obtaining of sovereignty, assured by international law,
over a portion of the globe sufficiently large to satisfy our just requirements.
- Theodor Herzl

The best portion of a good man's life is his little,
nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
- William Wordsworth

They just neglected a large portion of the front row.
- Gary Cooper

Judges ought to be more leaned than witty,
more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident.
Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue.
- Francis Bacon

A certain portion of the human race has certainly a taste for being diddled.
- Thomas Hood

Towards sunset we had cleared down to the level of the 12th step,
which was sufficient to expose a large part of the
upper portion of a plastered and sealed doorway.
- Howard Carter

No writer of a portion of the Bible was perfect.
It was the direct and miraculous operation of the Holy
Spirit that what they wrote is without mistake.
- Walter Lang

No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

We should remember the campaign advertising will be
only a smaller portion of the President's total exposure.
- Robert Teeter

Since there are only so many ways to kill a person,
a good portion of homicides look pretty much alike.
- Pat Brown

Exclusively of the abstract sciences,
the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms:
and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some
portion of the neglect of science in England,
may be attributed to the system of education we pursue.
- Charles Babbage

God, to redeem us at the deepest portion of our nature -
the urge to love and be loved -
must reveal His nature in an incredible and impossible way.
He must reveal it at a cross.
- E. Stanley Jones

The atmosphere is so tense, if Elvis walked in,
with a portion of chips...
you could hear the vinegar sizzle on them.
- Sid Waddell

Some of you read with me 40 years ago a portion of Aristotle's Ethics,
a selection of passages that describe his idea of happiness.
You may not remember too well.
- Charles Van Doren

We can no longer let the threat of an early frost send
a chill of fear throughout a large portion of our workforce.
Diversification is the only answer.
- Alan Autry

Also a portion of my sales go directly to Greenpeace.
- Rick Danko

I spend a good portion of my dinner-party conversation
defending America because no matter what the political agenda,
it's still a fantastic, amazing place.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

By the 2030s, the nonbiological portion of our intelligence will predominate.
- Ray Kurzweil

I am conscious of my inability to grasp,
in all its details and positive developments,
any very large portion of human knowledge.
- Mikhail Bakunin

A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup.
A little may be diffused into a considerable portion.
- James Boswell

That best portion of a man's life, his little,
nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
- William Wordsworth

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced,
I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries
that we have would have vanished.
- Swami Vivekananda

Humility must always be the portion of any man
who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers
and the sacrifices of his friends.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

With such evidence, as well as the sealed doorway between
the two guardian statues of the King,
the mystery gradually dawned upon us.
We were but in the anterior portion of a tomb.
- Howard Carter

Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion
of the world in jeopardy.
- John Dewey

One of the things that made me persist in the Antarctic
in the face of sickening discouragements was my determination
to name a portion of the earth's surface after my father.
- Lincoln Ellsworth

Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show,
that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth
arises from the seemingly irrelevant.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Only a portion of my intestinal tract was working.
- Mary Ann Mobley

By shading off, as I have done, the portion of the
area of the diagram according to the individual age,
every one may see how much of life is consumed,
and what is left.
- Warren De la Rue

A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose;
many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.
- Horace

We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and
fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu.
We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity.
And we can help create a culture - imagine this -
where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.
- Michelle Obama

We shall all respect the principles of each other and
do nothing that would be regarded as an act of oppression
to any portion of the people.
- Alexander Mackenzie

Therefore, I do not wish to consider any proposition
to cede any portion of our tribal holdings to the Great Father.
- Sitting Bull

Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world -
possibly none -
have a sufficiently thorough,
"big picture" understanding of the climate system to
be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming.
To the public, we all might seem like experts,
but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem.
- Roy Spencer

Substantially fewer films will be produced over the next year or two.
And a significant portion of the production costs of
the reduced slate will be borne by hedge funds and other investment groups.
- Peter Bart

But I can tell you that the issue, on one side,
boils down to money - a lot of money.
And it boils down to people and their connections with this money,
and that's the portion that, even with this book,
has not been mentioned to this day.
- Sibel Edmonds

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

Though race-related issues continue to occupy a significant
portion of our political discussion,
and though there remain many unresolved racial issues in this nation,
we, average Americans, simply do not talk enough with
each other about things racial.
- Eric Holder

The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human
virtue and happiness they might originally project,
have invariably recognized it among their earliest
practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery,
and another portion as the site of a prison.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

When the late Bishop was appointed, about thirty-two years ago,
to diffuse the light of the Gospel through this extensive
portion of His Majesty's dominions,
it was even a greater spiritual, than a natural wilderness.
- John Strachan

It was called the Reclaim Guide.
It was just a general protest guide that went over
security culture and stuff like that.
A small portion of that guide dealt with explosives information.
- Sherman Austin

On the one hand, there is no reason that a black person
needs to live a portion of his or her life being concerned
about the people of color around him.
On the other hand, if you don't you're crazy.
- Henry Hampton

September 11 impressed upon us that life is a precious gift.
Every life has a purpose.
And I think we all have a duty to devote at least a
small portion of our daily lives to ensuring that neither
America nor the world ever forgets September 11.
- Bill Frist

I mean, there was a portion, of course,
that I think, when I look back now, that there was
a portion of what attracted me must have been the awe
of him being a powerful man in this environment,
not to take away from who he is as a real person.
- Monica Lewinsky

At first I threw my weight upon my heels,
as one does naturally in a boot, and was a good deal bruised,
but after a few hours I learned the natural walk of man,
and could follow my guide in any portion of the island.
- John Millington Synge

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself;
but each of us can work to change a small portion of events,
and in the total; of all those acts will be written
the history of this generation.
- Robert Kennedy

If we get the donations, I think we're going to raise
a significant amount of money;
some will be used for some administered costs,
but the public portion of that will go directly into grants.
- Montel Williams

When the government violates the people's rights,
insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people,
the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.
- Marquis de Lafayette

After all, I long to be in America again,
nay, if I can go home to return no more to Europe,
it seems to me that I shall ever enjoy more peace of mind,
and even Physical comfort than I can meet with in any
portion of the world beside.
- John James Audubon

I've been campaigning like anything for restoring these changes.
For 27 years.
I wrote a book about it, well, a portion of the book
was devoted to these scenes and why they should have been in the movie.
- William Peter Blatty

In reading the scriptures of truth, we often put wrong constructions upon them,
and apply them improperly; and I apprehend it has often
been the case in relation to this portion,
particularly that part in relation to man's seeking out many inventions.
- Elias Hicks

Show business is one of the few businesses that the
devil will actually agree to own just a portion of
your soul because he knows if you have a performer's
ego you were probably working for him all along.
- Marc Maron

A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands,
and lease money was paid for that.
So the state's collecting lease money because all of
a sudden "worthless" land now has an airport on it.
- Neil Abercrombie

Today, for the first time in history,
a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil.
This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world,
has become, through the preaching of the Gospel,
a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard.
- Pope John Paul II

Two days after moving we recommended ourselves to God,
Our Lord, and fled, hoping that, although it was late
in the season and the fruits of the tunas were giving out,
by remaining in the field we might still get over a
good portion of the land.
- Alvar N. C. de Vaca


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