Quotes: benefactor

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  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    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.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    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
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    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
    Robert Green Ingersoll
    American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
    Robert Green Ingersoll
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    The destroyer of weeds, thistles, and thorns is a benefactor whether he soweth grain or not.
  • Og Mandino
    Og Mandino
    American author 1923-1996
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    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.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    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.
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