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A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.
Persuasion is achieved by the speaker's personal character when the speech is so spoken as to make us think him credible. We believe good men more fully and more readily than others: this is true generally whatever the question is, and absolutely true where exact certainty is impossible and opinions are divided.
The baby boomers are getting older, and will stay older for longer. And they will run right into the dementia firing range. How will a society cope? Especially a society that can't so readily rely on those stable family relationships that traditionally provided the backbone of care?
For many of us, clean water is so plentiful and readily available that we rarely, if ever, pause to consider what life would be like without it.
An open-minded and diverse population that readily shares information, encourages experimentation, accepts failure and dispenses with formality and hierarchy is what makes Silicon Valley the successful hub that it is.
The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter - for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.
Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.
When it comes to gossip, I have to readily admit men are as guilty as women.
I always felt that anorexia was the form of breakdown most readily available to adolescent girls.
I am one of those people who thrive on deadlines, nothing brings on inspiration more readily than desperation.
Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.
Sometimes a woman's looks or sensuality are too readily wrapped up in their power.
It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh.
As a writer I've learned certain lessons. One of them is to be careful about how you put a view, and to bear in mind how easily and readily you'll be misinterpreted.
Alexander McCall Smith
With my academic achievement in high school, I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that.
He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice.
Write in such a way as that you can be readily understood by both the young and the old, by men as well as women, even by children.
Ho Chi Minh
Because beauty will be so readily accessible, and skin color and features will be similar, prejudices based on physical features will be nearly eradicated. Prejudice will be socioeconomically based.
At the end of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century in Austria, there was a lot of anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism in Austria was much more pervasive than in Germany. And Austrians took to Nazi ideas and anti-Semitism much more readily than Germans did, really.
Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Marriage is the most obvious public practice about which information is readily available. When combined with the traditional Jewish concern for continuity and self-preservation - itself only intensified by the memory of the Holocaust - marriage becomes the sine qua non of social membership in the modern Orthodox community.
Pride is a sin that can readily be seen in others but is rarely admitted in ourselves.
Ezra Taft Benson
Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked.
What we wish, that we readily believe.
John F. Kennedy
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