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In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.
Henry David Thoreau
Things in our country run in spite of government, not by aid of it.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
A sinner can no more repent and believe without the Holy Spirit's aid than he can create a world.
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations - wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco.
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
William Ellery Channing
Metaphors are fine if they aid understanding, but sometimes they get in the way.
A country that relies on aid? Death is better than that. It stops you from achieving your potential, just as colonialism did.
Religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of Government.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
There are two things in the painter, the eye and the mind; each of them should aid the other.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room.
I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.
Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision.
Just like the Alamo, somebody damn well needed to go to their aid. Well, by God, I'm going to Viet Nam's aid!
Lyndon B. Johnson
Dependency arguments often come from elites - either aid agencies or governments - and say something about attitudes to poor people.
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes.
Jean de la Bruyere
The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.
To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.
The belief that recipients of government aid are better off the more we spend on them is remarkably persistent. No matter how many times this central tenet of liberalism gets debunked, like Brett Favre, it just keeps coming back.
Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.
Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking.
Foreign aid is not something the vast majority of Americans support, but definitely not conservatives.
All that a good government aims at... is to add no unnecessary and artificial aid to the force of its own unavoidable consequences, and to abstain from fortifying and accumulating social inequality as a means of increasing political inequalities.
James F. Cooper
When you get billions in aid and your weapons resupplied and your ammunition stock resupplied, you don't learn the lesson that war is bad and nobody wins.
King Abdullah II
To aid life, leaving it free, however, that is the basic task of the educator.
It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid. But the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is startled, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance.
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