Quotes by compass

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  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Sink the Bible to the bottom of the sea, and man's obligation to God would be unchanged. He would have the same path to tread, only his lamp and his guide would be gone; he would have the same voyage to make, only his compass and chart would be overboard.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
  • Robert Townsend
    Robert Townsend
    American businessman
    Robert Townsend
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    A good leader needs to have a compass in his head and a bar of steel in his heart.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
    Sir Walter Scott
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    A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
  • Ada Cambridge
    Ada Cambridge
    English-born Australian writer 1844-1926
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    Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near! No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!
    Source: The Hand in the Dark And Other Poems
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    But a priest's life is not supposed to be well-rounded; it is supposed to be one-pointed - a compass, not a weathercock.
  • Vincent Van Gogh
    Vincent Van Gogh
    Dutch Painter 1853-1890
    Vincent Van Gogh
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    Conscience is a man's compass.
  • Joseph Cook
    Joseph Cook
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    Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart.
  • Brad Henry
    Brad Henry
    American lawyer and politician 1963-
    Brad Henry
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    Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
  • Beryl Markham
    Beryl Markham
    English-born Kenyan aviator, racehorse trainer and author 1902-1986
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    For all professional pilots there exists a kind of guild, without charter and without by-laws. It demands no requirements for inclusion save an understanding of the wind, the compass, the rudder, and fair fellowship.
  • Bruce Lipton
    Bruce Lipton
    American developmental biologist 1944-
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    For science, the end of the evolution struggle is simply represented by 'survival.' As for the means to that end, apparently anything goes. Darwinism leaves humanity without a moral compass.
  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
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    It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
  • Khaled Hosseini
    Khaled Hosseini
    Afghan-born American novelist and physician 1965-
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    Like a compass needle that points north, a man's accusing finger always finds a woman. Always.
    Source: A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Heinrich Heine
    Heinrich Heine
    German poet 1797-1856
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    Matrimony is the high sea for which no compass has yet to be invented.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    News is that which comes from the North, East, West and South, and if it comes from only one point on the compass, then it is a class ; publication and not news.
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