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Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.
Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.
I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
On every front there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger, but we're going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress, that we are also giving people a sense of hope and vision for the future.
I actually thought that it would be a little confusing during the same period of your life to be in one meeting when you're trying to make money, and then go to another meeting where you're giving it away. I mean is it gonna erode your ability, you know, to make money? Are you gonna somehow get confused about what you're trying to do?
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
I don't think you ever stop giving. I really don't. I think it's an on-going process. And it's not just about being able to write a check. It's being able to touch somebody's life.
The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving.
Edwin Louis Cole
The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
Henry Ward Beecher
No one has ever become poor by giving.
The essential elements of giving are power and love - activity and affection - and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.
I'm sick of giving creeps money off my soul.
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
John W. Gardner
Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else's sake - to abandon our own desires and put our child's interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is through this selflessness that we can become truly fulfilled.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
I don't know what can be so dangerous about giving people hope.
Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at a coroner's inquest.
H. L. Mencken
Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth - look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment.
Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
H. L. Mencken
When you really listen to another person from their point of view, and reflect back to them that understanding, it's like giving them emotional oxygen.
Instead of just giving lip service to improving our schools, I will actually put the kids first and the teachers union behind in giving our kids better teachers, better options and better choices for a better future.
To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.
I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
H. L. Mencken
Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
Arnold H. Glasow
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