Quotes: belovèd

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  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
  • Amy Hempel
    Amy Hempel
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    A love affair begins with a fantasy. For instance, that the beloved will always be there.
    Source: The Dog of the Marriage (2010) 70
  • St. Francis of Assisi
    St. Francis of Assisi
    Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde 1181-1226
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    Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.
  • Daniel J. Boorstin
    Daniel J. Boorstin
    American historian 1914-
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    As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.
  • Margaret Fuller
    Margaret Fuller
    American writer 1810-1850
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    Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.
  • Alan Paton
    Alan Paton
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    Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply... For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
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    Dear Chicago, when I wake up in the morning and see your skyline - the terra cotta of the Wrigley Building, the height of the Willis Tower, the shiny sides of my beloved Trump Tower - I know I'm home. I feel a certain energy walking between your spires, but recognize that what makes you special to me is that my roots are here.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
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    God gives all men all earth to love, but since man's heart is small, ordains for each one spot shall prove belovèd over all.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
  • Amy Lowell
    Amy Lowell
    American poet, criticus 1874-1925
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    I am tired, beloved, of chafing my heart against the want of you; of squeezing it into little ink drops, and posting it. And I scald alone, here, under the fire of the great moon.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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    If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    Love consists not in feeling great things but in having great detachment and in suffering for the Beloved.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
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