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They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown.
Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never.
We turn toward God only to obtain the impossible.
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.
The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.
Joseph Smith, Jr.
The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
John Stuart Mill
We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.
It seems to be the fate of idealists to obtain what they have struggled for in a form which destroys their ideals.
I don't think the Egyptian people want to see what is a very clear effort to obtain political and economic rights turn into any kind of new form of oppression or suppression or violence or letting loose criminal elements.
It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal... one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.
We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.
Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
I obtain great satisfaction out of using my intellect.
If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the things they failed to obtain.
To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.
Faith is the virtue by which, clinging-to the faithfulness of God, we lean upon him, so that we may obtain what he gives to us.
The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one's self. And the arbitrariness of the constraint serves only to obtain precision of execution.
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
Why shouldn't we give our teachers a license to obtain software, all software, any software, for nothing? Does anyone demand a licensing fee, each time a child is taught the alphabet?
Everyone needs a certain amount of money. Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it. We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
Some people obtain fame, others deserve it.
Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.
The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.
Frederick William Robertson
In order to obtain the goal of returning to Palestine, all of us sometimes have to grit our teeth.
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