Quotes 1 till 7 of 7.
English writer 1709-17840
He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.
Let us be grateful to Adam, our benefactor. He cut us out of the ''blessing'' of idleness and won for us the ''curse'' of labor.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Talent for talent's sake is a bauble and a show. Talent working with joy in the cause of universal truth lifts the possessor to new power as a benefactor.
Robert Green Ingersoll
American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-18990
The destroyer of weeds, thistles, and thorns is a benefactor whether he soweth grain or not.
American author 1923-19960
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such.
We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world.
Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is, knows how deep a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam, the first great benefactor of our race. He brought death into the world.