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Unamiable Quotes

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All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

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A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

All endeavors which are directed to a purely worldly end,
contain within themselves the seeds of their own corruption.
- Theodore H. White

Spirit is always waiting to rush into us,
but we are too full of worldly things.
It is like trying to pour fine wine into a cup filled with mud -
the wine is waiting, but the mud must be removed first.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Nothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.
- Van Wyck Brooks

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way,
and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
- Dante Alighieri

Worldly pleasures, such as flow from greatness,
riches, honours, and sensual gratifications,
are infinitely worse than none.
- David Brainerd

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From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so
great as that of being always right.
- Samuel Butler

If family violence teaches children that might makes right at home,
how will we hope to cure the futile impulse to solve
worldly conflicts with force?
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Death is not more certainly a separation of our souls
from our bodies than the Christian life is a separation
of our souls from worldly tempers,
vain indulgences, and unnecessary cares.
- William Law

In all worldly things that a man pursues with the greatest
eagerness he finds not half the pleasure in the possession
that he proposed to himself in the expectation.
- Robert South

Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral.
They have the same effect of grating incongruity as
the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night.
- George Eliot

You must not forget that you have been given worldly
means to use and employ against human arrogance and wrong.
- Knute Nelson

I have no agenda except to be funny.
Neither I or the writers profess to offer any worldly wisdom.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Great men, unknown to their generation,
have their fame among the great who have preceded them,
and all true worldly fame subsides
from their high estimate beyond the stars.
- Henry David Thoreau

As preachers of the gospel of Jesus,
do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself,
nor gave to his disciples.
- Adam Clarke

Alas!
if the principles of contentment are not within us,
the height of station and worldly grandeur will as
soon add a cubit to a man's stature as to his happiness.
- Laurence Sterne

Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise.
- Francis Quarles

I was trying to be very at ease in this arrogant person,
and very worldly, but something human came into the part.
I hate to say that.
I wanted to be totally worldly.
- Leslie Caron

I've been to MTV and all of that worldly stuff.
It's death.
It's meaningless.
- Stephen Baldwin

But in Christianity, by contrast, the freedom of the
children of God was also freedom from all important worldly interests,
from all art and science, etc.
- Bruno Bauer

All men and women are born, live, suffer and die;
what distinguishes us one from another is our dreams,
whether they be dreams about worldly or unworldly things,
and what we do to make them come about.
We do not choose to be born.
We do not choose our parents.
We do not choose our historical epoch,
the country of our birth,
or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing.
We do not, most of us, choose to die;
nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death.
But within this realm of choicelessness, we do choose how we live.
- Joseph Epstein

Though everything else may appear shallow and repulsive,
even the smallest task in music is so absorbing,
and carries us so far away from town,
country, earth, and all worldly things,
that it is truly a blessed gift of God.
- Felix Mendelssohn

I like when my man is worldly, knows the finer things in life,
is well traveled, educated.
It's important to me that he's able to talk to all types of people,
from doctors to dishwashers.
- Kiana Tom

For in every particular of the Word there is an internal
sense which treats of things spiritual and heavenly,
not of things natural and worldly, such as are treated
of in the sense of the letter.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

I care not how worldly you may be: there are times
when all distinctions seem like dust,
and when at the graves of the great you dream of a coming country,
where your proudest hopes shall be dimmed forever.
- Donald G. Mitchell

You say that your hope is in God, and he will,
I am sure, stand by you.
But you must not forget that you have been given worldly
means to use and employ against human arrogance and wrong;
it is necessary to see such things with a broad mind in order to oppose them.
- Knute Nelson

Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose
minds feed upon riches recede,
in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase,
as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun.
- Robert Burton

I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing.
It's other-worldly.
Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this
energy force that comes up through your feet and goes
up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands
with the angels or the stars,
I have no idea.
- Cyndi Lauper

This, and this alone, is Christianity,
a universal holiness in every part of life,
a heavenly wisdom in all our actions,
not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world
but turning all worldly enjoyments into means of piety and devotion to God.
- William Law

I find that to be a fool as to worldly wisdom,
and to commit my cause to God, not fearing to offend men,
who take offence at the simplicity of truth,
is the only way to remain unmoved at the sentiments of others.
- John Woolman

God says he will never be satisfied with the infidels.
In terms of worldly affairs, America is very strong.
Even if it were twice as strong or twice that,
it could not be strong enough to defeat us.
We are confident that no one can harm us if God is with us.
- Mohammed Omar

So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train
of graces wherewith it is accompanied,
that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them,
though it may have some shadows of them.
- Thomas Hooker

There is pleasure when a sore is scratched,
But to be without sores is more pleasurable still.
Just so, there are pleasures in worldly desires,
But to be without desires is more pleasurable still.
- Nagarjuna

Since, therefore, no man is born without faults,
and he is esteemed the best whose errors are the least,
let the wise man consider everything human as connected with himself;
for in worldly affairs there is no perfect happiness under heaven.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree
of worldly pleasures and its various fruits,
man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life,
and yields to the lust of the flesh,
not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree.
- Johann Arndt

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

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

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

A sense of humor... is needed armor.
Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips
is a sign that the person down deep
has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Difficulties are things that show a person what he is.
- Epictetus

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is necessary to change a person is
to change his awareness of himself.
- Abraham Maslow

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives,
everything he does becomes tainted.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There is no labor a person does that is undignified;
if they do it right.
- Bill Cosby

We come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
- Angelina Jolie

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson


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