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Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.
E. O. Wilson
Many have a vague idea that they must make some wonderful effort in order to gain the favor of God. But all self-dependence is vain. It is only by connecting with Jesus through faith that the sinner becomes a hopeful, believing child of God.
Ellen G. White
If you nurture your mind, body, and spirit, your time will expand. You will gain a new perspective that will allow you to accomplish much more.
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
How many emperors and how many princes have lived and died and no record of them remains, and they only sought to gain dominions and riches in order that their fame might be ever-lasting.
Leonardo da Vinci
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
When the mind once allows a doubt to gain entrance, the value of deeds performed grow less, their character changes, we forget the past and dread the future.
I don't think anything's more rewarding than hearing that you've helped someone gain a love of reading.
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.
She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life.
Susan B. Anthony
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
There's no bad consequence to loving fully, with all your heart. You always gain by giving love.
We need to seek wise leaders who will seek common ground among Americans instead of dividing us further for political gain. As citizens, we must embrace those who embrace ideas, thoughtfulness, civility and kindness to others no matter what their political beliefs.
I love healthy stuff and junk an equal amount. Whatever I'm craving, I go for it. I'm never trying to lose weight - or gain it. I'm just being.
In my life, I was always floating around the edge of the dark side and saying what if take it a little bit too far, and who says you have to stop there, and what's behind the next door. Maybe you gain a wisdom from examining those things. But after a while, you get too far down in the quicksand.
I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments.
Friedrich August von Hayek
I think it's nice to age gracefully. OK, you lose the youth, a certain stamina and dewy glow, but what you gain on the inside as a human being is wonderful: the wisdom, the acceptance and the peace of mind. It's a fair exchange.
Population growth is straining the Earth's resources to the breaking point, and educating girls is the single most important factor in stabilizing that. That, plus helping women gain political and economic power and safeguarding their reproductive rights.
First gain the victory and then make the best use of it you can.
Sometimes you have to confront your demons and sometimes even let them loose to genuinely find a place where you can gain some understanding.
Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.
Prefer a loss to a dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment, the other for all time.
I had many moments of disappointment, despondency, and exhaustion, but I always found that by reading the literature and showing up at my lab looking at the data as they emerged day by day and discussing them with my students and postdoctoral fellows, I would gain a notion of what to do next.
We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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