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Precious Quotes

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The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Wisdom

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious,
one should preserve it.
- Anais Nin

 

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

Everyone has a "best friend" during each stage of life,
but only a precious few have the same one.
- Anonymous

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being
to those who are on the road with you,
and accept as something precious
what comes back to you from them.
- Albert Schweitzer

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I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

It was my father who taught me to value myself.
He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that
I was the most precious thing in his life.
- Dawn French

Time and health are two precious assets that we don't
recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.
- Denis Waitley

I confessed recently to an old friend,
"I realized I was looking at you,
in your visit, through old glasses.
Speaking old words.
Telling old stories.
I realize that in my life I've made so many
physical changes and I need to give my spirit time to catch up."
Time for my spirit to look at my friend
through the new glasses of current life experiences.
Old friends are precious.
They become even more treasured when they are wrapped
in the currentness of life experiences
and not relegated to the past in which they once lived.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We cannot live, suffer or die for somebody else,
for suffering is too precious to be shared.
- Edward Dahlberg

When I did get home this last time, we had all these plans to go out.
And then we hardly stepped outside because the time
together seemed too precious.
- Emily Watson

Time is money says the proverb, but turn it around
and you get a precious truth.
Money is time.
- George Gissing

As precious as life itself is our heritage of individual freedom,
for man's free agency is a God-given gift.
- David O. McKay

Again, Be careful to make a good improvement of precious time.
- David Brainerd

We trust something in a grocery store and assume it's good.
We don't learn about the most precious thing in life-the food we put in our body.
Educate yourself!
- Paul Prudhomme

One sees a blatant disregard for the precious souls of mankind.
- Thomas S. Monson

The most precious things in speech are pauses.
- Ralph Richardson

Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
- Ambrose Bierce

For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
- Samuel Butler

Good listeners, like precious gems, are to be treasured.
- Walter Anderson

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious,
than to be able to decide.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.
- Herodotus

What is that song that Willie Nelson sang? 'Oh,
the days dwindle down to a precious few.'
I think of that.
No big deal.
I've reached a stage in my life where I am content.
- Gabriel Byrne

Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles
and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.
- Giotto di Bondone

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade,
but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement
the greater part of life is sunshine.
- Thomas Jefferson

And much as Wine has played the Infidel,
And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well,
I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I am certain that the Lord, who notes the fall of a sparrow,
looks with compassion upon those who have been called upon to part,
even temporarily, from their precious children.
- Thomas S. Monson

I'm immensely grateful for the precious gift my mother has given me.
She is my hero today and every day.
- Steven Cojocaru

I have sacrificed everything in my life that I consider
precious to advance the political career of my husband.
- Pat Nixon

Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare -
and precious as a pearl.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Understand that friends come and go,
but with a precious few you should hold on.
The older you get, the more you need the people who
knew you when you were young.
- Mary Schmich

I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend
precious time and energy defending or explaining my past.
We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.
- Van Jones

But it has, in addition, an even more precious quality -
a consciousness of the human intelligence,
the human spirit and that man is a social creature.
- Norman McLaren

Confidence is such a fragile and precious thing.
- David Duval

Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow -
red,
yellow, brown, black and white - and we're all precious in God's sight.
- Jesse Brown

You know, there're no rules between Russell and I. We don't want to have to have to talk too much,
because it's really precious, really special to play music.
- Benny Green

Verily, great grace may go with a little gift;
and precious are all things that come from a friend.
- Theocritus

Every hour of useful work is precious.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

As far as I know, you only get one shot at this life.
It only goes round once and time is precious.
When I'm not working, you'd better spend that time with someone important.
- Benjamin Bratt

Is there something we have forgotten? Some precious thing we have lost,
wandering in strange lands?
- Arna Bontemps

I think that all of us either lose touch with the child
inside us or try and hold onto it because it so precious
to us and it's such an extraordinary part of our lives.
- Ben Kingsley

Life too is precious to waste - to spend on anything but the best.
- Dexter Scott King

There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at,
and who steals what is most precious to men:
time.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

My closest friend is canine.
I have precious few close friends, and most of them are not actors.
- Judd Nelson

My share of the work may be limited,
but the fact that it is work makes it precious.
- Helen Keller

There is precious little in civilization to appeal to a Yeti.
- Edmund Hillary

Liberty is the most precious gift we offer our citizens.
- Tom Ridge

That was the big effect Lord of the Rings had on me.
It was discovering New Zealand.
And even more precious were the people-
not at all like the Australians.
- Ian Mckellen

Happy is the person who cherishes the precious lessons
of the past and lives vigorously in the present.
- Jerome Hines

My kids are more precious to me than anything.
I'm with them all day, and I write all night.
- Danielle Steel

The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
- Hazrat Inayat Khan

The independence of the United States is not only more
precious to ourselves but to the world than any single possession.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Our country may be likened to a new house.
We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all -
liberty!
- James Monroe

You've gotten words about those American and Iraqi deaths and mutilations,
but precious few images.
- Bruce Jackson

Sometimes a little compromise isn't a bad thing.
You don't need to be precious about it.
- David Sylvian

In wartime, truth is so precious that she
should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
- Winston Churchill

It is true that liberty is precious;
so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
- Vladimir Lenin

Sometimes you know you find precious things in the
creative process that you couldn't find out of it.
- Arthur Berger

Oh, how precious is time, and how it pains me to see it slide away,
while I do so little to any good purpose.
- David Brainerd

That creates the magic, and that's the wonderment of
the musical process and how precious that is.
- Mick Fleetwood

It is done...
the precious portrait placed in the hands of the gentlemen for safe keeping.
- Dolley Madison

The love of one's own sex is precious,
for it is neither provoked by vanity nor retained by flattery;
it is genuine and sincere.
- Maria Mitchell

Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
- Ho Chi Minh

Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
- Benjamin Disraeli

In the power of fixing the attention lies the most
precious of the intellectual habits.
- Robert Hall

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
- John Milton

There is nothing in the genius of America more precious
today than the spirit of religious and political tolerance
in its application to our own people.
- Paul Harris

Freedom is our most precious commodity and if we are not eternally vigilant,
government will take it all away.
Individual freedom demands individual responsibility.
- Lyn Nofziger

Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.
- Tim Berners-Lee


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