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The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Leonardo da Vinci
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life - a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.
Born in iniquity and conceived in sin, the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend human institutions to the service of dissension and distress.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
If only 7 percent of the 2 billion Christians in the world would care for a single orphan in distress, there would effectively be no more orphans. If everybody would be willing to simply do something to care for one of these precious treasures, I think we would be amazed by just how much we could change the world.
Steven Curtis Chapman
I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams.
When I was a child I liked watching shows about bounty hunters and Canadian Mounties. I liked the 'Lone Ranger,' I liked shows where the guy saved the girl from the villain. I just liked those kinds of things and I wanted to be a guy like that, you know, that would save the damsel in distress.
I don't know what my formula is. I only know I like my characters to walk in clouds. I like a little bit of the fairy tale. Let others photograph the ugliness of the world. I don't want to distress people.
The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.
W. Somerset Maugham
If we want to make a statement about a man's nature on the basis of his physiognomy, we must take everything into account; it is in his distress that a man is tested, for then his nature is revealed.
Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
The rich, by unfair combinations, contribute frequently to prolong a season of distress among the poor.
You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.
To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
Charles de Montesquieu
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side; of the face can smile while the other is pinched.
My parents gave me a strict upbringing, which at times has caused me to suffer distress but today I am grateful to them for it.
Financial problems cause distress and loss of self-respect.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I just don't want to be the damsel in distress. I'll scream on the balcony, but you've got to let me do a little action here.
The stirrings of morality emerge early in childhood. Toddlers spontaneously offer toys and help to others and try to comfort people they see in distress.
Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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