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Quotations are dead unless a spur for inquiry.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom

Difficulties should act as a tonic.
They should spur us to greater exertion.
- B. C. Forbes

There's been a big spur in downtown development with new business,
restaurants and a lot of loft buying.
The buses run, and there's a subway that runs through downtown.
- Michael Ritchie

The hope, and not the fact, of advancement,
is the spur to industry.
- Henry Taylor

 

It's an old adage that the way to be safe is never to be secure...
Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best.
- Harold W. Dodds

Today, the forces of competition, technology,
and globalization have converged to spur innovation
and to transform the way business is done in the securities industry.
- Arthur Levitt

Globalization and free trade do spur economic growth,
and they lead to lower prices on many goods.
- Robert Reich

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I haven't really met anyone else who has influenced me,
but you never know, it could happen next year or next month.
I just like to go with the spur of the moment.
- Robin Gibb

Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best.
- Harold W. Dodds

Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls.
Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
- Jonathan Swift

Avarice, the spur of industry.
- David Hume

A genuinely democratic Iraq might well act as a fresh spur.
- Douglas Hurd

I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds;
who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it.
- David Mallet

I'm very 'spur of the moment'.
I'm always trying to think of fun things to do to create a memory.
- Josh Hartnett

With 1.7 million private sector jobs lost and half
a million jobs shipped overseas over the past three years,
we must take action to spur job creation and restore economic prosperity.
- Nick Lampson

Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for,
great enough to die for.
- Dag Hammarskjold

In order to spur economic growth we need to put the
brakes on out of control spending,
lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient
and effective government.
- Kenneth Blackwell

I think what has happened, actually,
is that September 11 has given a spur,
a renewed urgency, to dialogue between the great faiths.
- George Carey

Applause is the spur of noble minds,
the end and aim of weak ones.
- Edmund Burke

Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it;
he that fears not,
gives advantage to the danger.
- Benjamin Disraeli

For what the horse does under compulsion,
as Simon also observes, is done without understanding;
and there is no beauty in it either,
any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer.
- Xenophon

There would be no idling in a co-operative workshop.
Each workman, being an employer, has a spur to his own industry,
and has a pecuniary reason for being watchful of the
industry of his fellow workmen.
- Leland Stanford

The imagination is the spur of delights...
all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything;
now,
is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy?
Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures arise?
- Marquis de Sade

The Nautilus was piercing the water with its sharp spur,
after having accomplished nearly ten thousand leagues
in three months and a half,
a distance greater than the great circle of the earth.
Where were we going now, and what was reserved for the future?
- Jules Verne

It is quite clear that compelling content,
which is made available on economic terms that respect
the intellectual rights of owners,
can be a tremendous spur to the growth of broadband networks.
- John Doerr

Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information,
lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated,
it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to
many households around the world visions and information
which hopefully spur us to action.
- Carol Bellamy

The fact is, if a young man is naturally indolent,
the spur of necessity will drive him but a very little way,
while the having enough to live upon is often the means
of preserving his self-respect.
- James Payn

The pressure people put on themselves and the rivalry
between the teams is much more marked.
And I think that's a good thing.
As long as that rivalry remains within the spirit of competition,
it con only spur everyone on.
- Eric Cantona

All real freedom springs from necessity,
for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will,
and that will can be roused to energetic action only
by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort.
- Anna C. Brackett

Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence,
spur capital investment, and create new jobs which
are critical components of economic growth,
particularly within the small business community.
- Howard Coble

I would run through brick walls for Spurs.
- Graham Roberts

The Chavez-Obama pictures will join a postmodern photo
array that includes Donald Rumsfeld gifting Saddam
Hussein with spurs from President Reagan.
- Christine Pelosi

The worst thing Spurs ever did was get rid of Keith Burkinshaw.
They have never replaced him.
- Graham Roberts

Every week Rangers have different former players come out at half-time.
Spurs should have a couple a former players on the board,
who know what the supporters want.
- Graham Roberts

When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new.
This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb,
and to seek the mountain view.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

My ambition is to go back to Spurs and Rangers in some
capacity and give something back that they gave to me.
- Graham Roberts

Spurs haven't got the funds they need so success has
to be achieved gradually.
- Graham Roberts

Film acting is really the trick of doing moments.
You rarely do a take that lasts more than 20 seconds.
You really earn your spurs acting onstage.
I needed to do that for myself.
I would hate to say at the end of everything that I never did a stage play.
- Sam Shepard

Research and development needs permanent tax credits
to build the technology that spurs our growth.
But no government programs alone can get America's
students to study more science and math;
parents must push and help their children to meet this goal.
- Ernest Istook

A good horse should be seldom spurred.
- Thomas Fuller

Pinocchio, spurred on by the hope of finding his father
and of being in time to save him,
swam all night long.
- Carlo Collodi

But nobody predicted anything of this magnitude in terms of resistance.
And in part, the magnitude of the resistance was spurred
by our failures in reconstruction.
- Wayne White

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

Low unemployment numbers are clear indicators that
Republican tax relief and economic policies are spurring
growth and helping businesses hire new workers while
providing American families with job security.
- J. D. Hayworth

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare


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