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Men are like the stars; some generate their own light while others reflect the brilliance they receive.
God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.
Saint Teresa of Avila
The United Nations organization has proclaimed 1979 as the Year of the Child. Are the children to receive the arms race from us as a necessary inheritance?
Pope John Paul II
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.
We receive His peace when we ask Him for it. We keep His peace by extending it to others. Those are the keys and there are no others.
There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.
Even a poor man can receive honors.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do with genius.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I really had no great love for shoes. I was a working First Lady; I was always in canvas shoes. I did nurture the shoes industry of the Philippines, and so every time there was a shoe fair, I would receive a pair of shoes as a token of gratitude.
This Sunday School has been of help to me, greater perhaps than any other force in my Christian life, and I can ask no better things for you than that you, and all that shall come after you in this great band of workers for Christ, shall receive the same measure of blessedness which I have been permitted to have.
John D. Rockefeller
Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
Know that the amount of criticism you receive may correlate somewhat to the amount of publicity you receive.
Seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us, but they only take root in minds well prepared to receive them.
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience.
Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.
Charles Caleb Colton
But communication is two-sided - vital and profound communication makes demands also on those who are to receive it... demands in the sense of concentration, of genuine effort to receive what is being communicated.
Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
Government workers often get a bad rap, but it's rare for them to receive much appreciation when government works.
For in my tradition, as a Jew, I believe that whatever we receive we must share.
There is no truer cause of unhappiness amongst men than, where naturally expecting charity and benevolence, they receive harm and vexation.
Each day offers us the gift of being a special occasion if we can simply learn that as well as giving, it is blessed to receive with grace and a grateful heart.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed.
J. Paul Getty
Your position never gives you the right to command. It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life that others can receive your orders without being humiliated.
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it.
I have come slowly into possession of such powers as I have. I receive the opinions of my day. I do not conceive them. But I receive them into a vivid mind.
It's always nice to receive a compliment.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
Liberal soccer moms are precisely as likely to receive anthrax in the mail as to develop a capacity for linear thinking.
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