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Propensity Quotes

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Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer
knows the propensity to dream,
the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
- Tim Berners-Lee

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The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing
for another is common to all men,
and to be found in no other race of animals.
- Adam Smith

The wind at Candlestick tonight is blowing with great propensity.
- Ron Fairly

Tech executives have historically been owners of significant
portions of their companies' stock so there is a propensity
for them to diversify as a rule.
- David Coleman

 

The dog commends himself to our favor by affording
play to our propensity for mastery.
- Thorstein Veblen

The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness
which the ambitious call,
and the ignorant believe to be liberty.
- Fisher Ames

Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment,
and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not
sufficient virtue to struggle to attain.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

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A propensity to hope and joy is real riches;
one to fear and sorrow real poverty.
- David Hume

There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity
to extract all the good out of all the evil.
- Benjamin Haydon

The propensity to do good things is a choice.
- Shaun Cassidy

Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor.
Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
- Jane Austen

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea,
because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
- Carl Sagan

No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful
that it may not be subdued by discipline.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Women's propensity to share confidences is universal.
We confirm our reality by sharing.
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

I consider nothing low but ignorance,
vice, and meanness, characteristics generally found
where the animal propensities predominate over the higher sentiments.
- William John Wills

If we look into ourselves we discover propensities
which declare that our intellects have arisen from a lower form;
could our minds be made visible we should find them tailed.
- William Winwood Reade

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Consider calling it a challenge
rather than calling it a crisis.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider
the gifts you have been given,
the difference you have made
and the direction in which you are headed.
- Anonymous

Consider adopting the ongoing practice of zero-based gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I renounce all assumptions and expectations.
I thoughtfully consider all possibilities,
and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ask why this task is on your to-do list.
Consider discarding those items to which
you are not truly committed.
For the tasks which do speak
to the longings of your own heart,
begin now, today, this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that, seize the opportunity
to sharpen those qualities even more sharply
by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Honor your past, and all the consequences of that past.
Receive insight into relieving the pain
caused by past experiences and current attitudes toward life.
Observe life as it currently appears,
and then train yourself to observe life
from other perspectives that support a higher quality of living.
Re-consider your priorities.
Chart your Course.
Set Sail with Courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Animals, whom we have made our slaves,
we do not like to consider our equal.
- Charles Darwin

I CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration:
I renounce all assumptions and expectations,
and declare that I will thoughtfully consider
all possibilities and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I CHOOSE with Open Mind and Open Heart -
I renounce all assumptions and expectations,
and I declare that I will thoughtfully consider all possibilities.
I will CHOOSE with courage, awareness,
consciousness, and compassion toward all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What most persons consider as virtue,
after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
- Voltaire

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better
by all parties to leave the past to history,
especially as I propose to write that history myself.
- Winston Churchill

We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort,
should, when young, consider that he may one day become old,
and remember when he is old, that he has once been young.
- Joseph Addison

I do not believe in immortality of the individual,
and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern
with no superhuman authority behind it.
- Albert Einstein

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly,
but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
- Khalil Gibran

A newborn does not have worry, or stress, or anger,
because they have not yet learned those things.
Consider what life would be like if you could
forget all the past resentments and perceived offenses
that color your thinking and your emotions.
Buddhists call that state "beginner mind" -
an opening to experience life
without the jaundiced filter of past disappointments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Expectation (demand) is always a cause of suffering.
Rather than "expecting" to be repaid
when we "loan" something to someone,
consider the "loans" we make to be forward payments
for the "loans" we received from
our ancestors, nurturers and others.
Request that any "loan" that we make be repaid FORWARD,
when the recipient is able,
and then completely forget about the "loan."
It is no longer our business if, when, or how
the "loan" is repaid - or is not repaid.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If your home is not a place where you can truly
kick-back and be yourself - both physically and emotionally -
consider making some changes in your way-of-life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I consider my mom and all my sisters my friends.
- Alexa Vega

The automobile engine will come, and then I will consider my life's work complete.
- Rudolf Diesel

Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternatives.
- Cato

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

I consider my greatest accomplishment to be lifelong celibacy.
- Isaac Newton
(discoverer of the laws of gravitation and motion,
famous mathematician, and perhaps the greatest scientist ever)

It is not our place to know the mind of God.
Spirit knows what is best in the long run -
best for each of us individually,
and best for humanity as a whole.
This is often very difficult to accept
when we see war and disease in the world
and experience physical and emotional suffering
in ourselves, our family, and our friends.
I consider this belief in God's infinite power
and ultimate wisdom to be the true test of faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider,
every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
- Martin Luther

I do not consider myself a Hispanic writer.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I'm 42 now, what I would consider prime time.
- Payne Stewart

People can look to me as a teacher, but I consider
myself a student of hip-hop.
- Doug E. Fresh

I'm extremely happy in my life.
I consider myself to be very blessed.
- Joan Collins

I consider a poem to be a kind of experiment where
a number of elements are brought together under test
conditions to see how they will interact to create meaning or relevance.
- John Barton

This I consider to be a valuable principle in life:
Do no thing in excess.
- Terence

Although I grew up in very modest and challenging circumstances,
I consider my life to be immeasurably rich.
- Sonia Sotomayor

I'm terrible at relationships.
I consider myself to be smart and a good mother but
it's taken me this long to realise you don't have to
marry a guy after three days or dump him.
- Sheena Easton

In America, the only truly popular art form is the movies.
Most people consider painting a hobby and literature,
schoolwork.
- Brad Holland

Canadians look down on the United States and consider it Hell.
They are right to do so.
Canada is to the United States what,
in Dante's scheme,
Limbo is to Hell.
- Irving Layton

I don't consider myself a sex symbol.
- Pia Zadora

In China, we don't consider someone truly beautiful
until we have known them for a long time,
and we know what's underneath the skin.
- Ziyi Zhang

If the code does indeed have some logical foundation
then it is legitimate to consider all the evidence,
both good and bad, in any attempt to deduce it.
- Francis Crick

I don't consider 41 being in prime of life.
Even if I conceived a child tomorrow I'd be 52 by the time it was 10.
I'm not sure I'd have the energy, and I find that quite scary.
- Jeremy Northam

I'm a little bit more unusual so I consider myself as the black sheep.
- Ann Wilson

Because we cannot know what God is, but only what He is not,
we cannot consider how He is but only how He is not.
- Thomas Aquinas

I consider myself a poet first and a musician second.
I live like a poet and I'll die like a poet.
- Bob Dylan

A fresh mind keeps the body fresh.
Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday.
As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

When a man assumes a public trust
he should consider himself a public property.
- Thomas Jefferson

Lebanon was under Israeli occupation,
up to its capital, but we did not consider that a disaster.
Why? Because it was very clear that there are ways to resist.
- Bashar al-Assad


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