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Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense.
Freedom is not something that one people can bestow on another as a gift. Thy claim it as their own and none can keep it from them.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
R. Buckminster Fuller
In time, we shall be in a position to bestow on South Africa the greatest possible gift - a more human face.
To be content with life or to live merrily, rather all that is required is that we bestow on all things only a fleeting, superficial glance; the more thoughtful we become the more earnest we grow.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.
Richard M. Nixon
I wish with all my heart that you may be the most lovable prince in the world, and I bestow my gift on you as much as I am able.
The right to justice is something that no one can bestow, nor take away, for it is in one's heart.
Bryant H. McGill
Truth should not be forced; it should simply manifest itself, like a woman who has in her privacy reflected and coolly decided to bestow herself upon a certain man.
There is a very remarkable inclination in human nature to bestow on external objects the same emotions which it observes in itself, and to find every where those ideas which are most present to it.
Flattery in courtship is the highest insolence, for whilst it pretends to bestow on you more than you deserve, it is watching an opportunity to take from you what you really have.
The most important seed I can sow in this life is my children, and the love and knowledge that I can bestow upon them and the help I can give them.
There is an insolence which none but those who themselves deserve contempt can bestow, and those only who deserve no contempt can bear.
By far the greatest part of those goods which are the objects of desire, are procured by labour; and they may be multiplied, not in one country alone, but in many, almost without any assignable limit, if we are disposed to bestow the labour necessary to obtain them.
Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose.
Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby, their morals ruined, and talents irretrievably lost to society, for want of cultivation: while two parties have been idly contending who should bestow it.
As we talk about the need to foster academic achievement, we must recognize and reward those who strive academically, just as we honor athletic champions. Meeting the President of the United States is just the honor we should bestow on our academic champions.
If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr.
My mother was a good mistress to her servants, taking care of them in their sicknesses, not sparing any cost she was able to bestow for their recovery.
Every time I bestow a vacant office I make a hundred discontented persons and one ingrate.
The honor I feel today being inducted into the Hall of Fame is beyond what words can describe. My thanks to the Hall of Fame committee, who saw fit to bestow this great honor upon me today.
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