Quotes by blessing

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  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Always observe how ephemeral and worthless human things are. Pass then through this little space of time conformably to nature, and end thy journey in content, just as an olive falls off when it is ripe, blessing nature who produced it, and thanking the tree on which it grew.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
  • Hesiod
    Hesiod
    Greek poet 8th century BC
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    A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
  • Tacitus
    Tacitus
    Roman senator and historian 56-120 AD
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    A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
  • Alfred A. Montapert
    Alfred A. Montapert
    American writer
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    Before every action ask yourself. Will this bring more monkeys on my back. Will the result of my action be a blessing or a heavy burden?
  • Ben Harper
    Ben Harper
    American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist 1969-
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    But I would never insult the people that love this music and I would never insult the blessing of music in my life and I would never insult myself by playing uninspired music.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
  • Lois McMaster Bujold
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    American speculative fiction writer 1949-
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    Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments.
  • Robert H. Schuller
    Robert H. Schuller
    American Christian televangelist, pastor, motivational speaker, and au 1926-2015
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    Every burden is a blessing.
  • Ben Foster
    Ben Foster
    American actor 1980-
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    Every job is a blessing. Everyone has to take into account what is available. Are you paying rent, who do you get to work with? There are a lot of variables in the job. What I'm drawn to is things that I don't completely understand maybe, and want to get a better feel for it.
  • Peter Marshall
    Peter Marshall
    Scots-American preacher 1902-1949
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    God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.
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