Quotes by anxious

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  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    As for the men in power, they are so anxious to establish the myth of infallibility that they do their utmost to ignore truth.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Better be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident security.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush, anxious for greater developments and greater riches and so on, so that children have very little time for their parents. Parents have very little time for each other, and in the home begins the disruption of peace of the world.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
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    For its part, Government will listen. We will strive to listen in new ways - to the voices of quiet anguish, to voices that speak without words, the voices of the heart, to the injured voices, and the anxious voices, and the voices that have despaired of being heard.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    God is righteous and just, holy and tender, responsive and sympathetic. He is willing--anxious even--to hear from you. Moreover, he is willing to act on your behalf.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Hatred of enemies is easier and more intense than love of friends. But from men who are more anxious to injure opponents than to benefit the world at large no great good is to be expected.
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo
    Benjamin N. Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
    Benjamin N. Cardozo
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    History or custom or social utility or some compelling sense of justice or sometimes perhaps a semi-intuitive apprehension of the pervading spirit of our law must come to the rescue of the anxious judge and tell him where to go.
  • How many hopes and fears, how many ardent wishes and anxious apprehensions are twisted together in the threads that connect the parent with the child!
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    I have a slogan I use when I get anxious writing, which happens quite a bit: ‘the ordeal is part of the commitment.’ It’s one of my mantras. It makes a lot of things doable.
  • Bruce Kent
    Bruce Kent
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    If we are really anxious not to have nuclear weapons in Iran, the first thing is to call an international conference on abolishing all nuclear weapons, including Israeli nuclear weapons.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    January, month of empty pockets! Let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead.
  • Brenda Ueland
    Brenda Ueland
    American journalist, editor, and teacher
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    Know that it is good to work. Work with love, and think of liking it when you do it. It is easy and interesting. It is a privilege. There is nothing hard about it but your anxious vanity and fear of failure.
  • Vauvenargues
    Vauvenargues
    French philosopher 1715-1747
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    Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something.
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