Quotes: cherished

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  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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    A church is disaffected when it is persecuted, quiet when it is tolerated, and actively loyal when it is favored and cherished.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    A mother's yearning feels the presence of the cherished child even in the degraded man.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    An enthusiastic desire of visiting the Old World haunted me from early childhood. I cherished a presentiment, amounting almost to belief, that I should one day behold the scenes, among which my fancy had so long wandered.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is the essence of real human love, feels the presence of the cherished child even in the debased, degraded man.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth.
  • Allen Tate
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    Genetic theories, I gather, have been cherished academically with detachment.
  • David Gemmell
    David Gemmell
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    I may be stupid, as you say, to believe in honour and friendship and loyalty without price. But these are virtues to be cherished, for without them we are no more than beasts roaming the land.
    Source: Troy: Shield Of Thunder (1990) 371
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    It's so clear that you have to cherish everyone. I think that's what I get from these older black women, that every soul is to be cherished, that every flower Is to bloom.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    Laughing at someone else is an excellent way of learning how to laugh at oneself; and questioning what seem to be the absurd beliefs of another group is a good way of recognizing the potential absurdity of many of one's own cherished beliefs.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever.
  • John Gray
    John Gray
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    Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed. Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
  • Brendan Francis
    Brendan Francis
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    The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
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