Quotes by considering
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St. Francis de Sales
Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Catholic Church 1567-1622
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew -
Michel de Certeau
As a first approximation, I define ''belief'' not as the object of believing (a dogma, a program, etc.) but as the subject's investment in a proposition, the act of saying it and considering it as true.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless.
Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it.
American author and political activist 1941-
Considering the absence of legal coercion, the surprising thing is that men have for so long, and, on the whole, so reliably, adhered to what we might call the ''breadwinner ethic.''
Russian writer 1890-1960
Considering the meaning this award has been given in the society to which I belong, I must reject this undeserved prize which has been presented to me. Please do not receive my voluntary rejection with displeasure.Source: Telegram naar Nobelcomite (29-10-1958)
American actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician 1945-
I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper.
American humorist, writer
If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Ignorance... is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.
American religious reformer and activist
In considering found that the papists did not deny him to be come in the flesh, nor we did not deny him - who then was antichrist? Was the Turk antichrist only?
American agriculturalist and businessman 1949-
It is impossible to talk about slowing climate change without talking about reducing CO2 emissions. Equally, it is impossible to talk about adapting to climate change without considering how we will feed ourselves. And it is out of the question that we can adapt agriculture without conserving crop diversity.
Mary Wortley Montagu
English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
It is the common error of builders and parents to follow some plan they think beautiful (and perhaps is so) without considering that nothing is beautiful that is misplaced.
Arthur James Balfour
British statesman of the Conservative Party 1848-1930
It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth.
German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.
W. H. Auden
American poet 1907-1973
May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that ''faith'' is even more difficult for Him than it is for us?