Quotes: being

Quotes 76 till 90 of 1856.

  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    a man thinks he amounts to a great deal but to a flea or a mosquito a human being is merely something good to eat
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    A man who has nothing which he cares about more than he does about his personal safety is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the existing of better men than himself.
  • Byron Howard
    Byron Howard
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    A nice thing about being at Disney is that these movies can develop into a presence in theme parks and become something real, or maybe get a sequel or tell other stories.
  • Bill Hader
    Bill Hader
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    A person being patient with an insane person is my favorite thing in the world.
  • Alexandre Dumas
    Alexandre Dumas
    French writer 1802-1870
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    A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
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    A person with belief never grovels before anyone, whining and whimpering that it's all too much, that he lacks support, that he is being treated unfairly. Instead, such a person tackes problems head on and then affirms, 'As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
    Source: Wings of Fire
  • A reasonable amount o fleas is good for a dog - keeps him from brooding over being a dog, maybe.
  • Isaac Asimov
    Isaac Asimov
    American writer 1920-1992
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    A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
    Source: Eerste wet voor robots
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    A Roman divorced from his wife, being highly blamed by his friends, who demanded, ''Was she not chaste? Was she not fair? Was she not fruitful?'' holding out his shoe, asked them whether it was not new and well made. ''Yet,'' added he, ''none of you can tell where it pinches me.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
  • A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
  • William E. Vaughan
    William E. Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    A transcendent being can be any miracle.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.
  • John Gray
    John Gray
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    A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.