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British Author 1828-1909+2
A human act once set in motion flows on forever to the great account. Our deathlessness is in what we do, not in what we are.
English writer and poet 1819-1880+1
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
Joseph Fort Newton
American Baptist minister 1876-19500
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
St. John of the Cross
Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-15910
Abide in peace, banish cares, take no account of all that happens, and you will serve God according to his good pleasure and rest in him.
French Emperor 1769-18210
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
About 100 firefighters a year die in the line of duty in the U.S. Heart attacks on the job and vehicle accidents on the way to the fires account for about half. The other half are traumatic deaths while fighting fires.
French philosopher 1931-0
Art need no longer be an account of past sensations. It can become the direct organization of more highly evolved sensations. It is a question of producing ourselves, not things that enslave us.
English writer 1778-18300
Belief is with them mechanical, voluntary: they believe what they are paid for - they swear to that which turns to account. Do you suppose, that after years spent in this manner, they have any feeling left answering to the difference between truth and falsehood?
English writer and poet 1803-18730
Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
American writer and lecturer 1888-19550
Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago? How did they work out? Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy on account of most of them? Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC0
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
Every job is a blessing. Everyone has to take into account what is available. Are you paying rent, who do you get to work with? There are a lot of variables in the job. What I'm drawn to is things that I don't completely understand maybe, and want to get a better feel for it.
British writer 1891-19760
Everything must be taken into account. If the fact will not fit the theory — let the theory go.Source: The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920)
Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-19640
Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.
First I opened a check account. I looked at the - I looked that there was nothing of yield. So I bought some bonds. It was a bond. When I bought this bond, it was duplicated in 10 years. I think it was 10 percent.