Quotes: contribute

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  • Greg Anderson
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    Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
  • Bob Filner
    Bob Filner
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    As Congress continues to debate ways to address illegal immigration, we must remember the many hard-working legal immigrants that contribute so much to our nation's economy and culture.
  • Cal Thomas
    Cal Thomas
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    As pressure grows to ease the financial burden on social security, pressure will also grow to eliminate the elderly and infirm to 'free up' more money for the 'fit' and those who contribute more than they take from society.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    At most, the greatest persons are but great wens, and excrescences; men of wit and delightful conversation, but as morals for ornament, except they be so incorporated into the body of the world that they contribute something to the sustentation of the whole.
  • Bernie Siegel
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    Being a survivor doesn't mean being strong - it's telling people when you need a meal or a ride, company, whatever. It's paying attention to heart wisdom, feelings, not living a role, but having a unique, authentic life, having something to contribute, finding time to love and laugh. All these things are qualities of survivors.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute.
  • Indira Gandhi
    Indira Gandhi
    Indian stateswoman 1917-1984
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    Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood... will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotion to all their wants and wishes, a delight in their satisfaction, and a confidence in yourself as being able to contribute toward it.
  • Harry Emerson Fosdick
    Harry Emerson Fosdick
    American minister 1878-1969
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    Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye and you will be drawn toward it. Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success. Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be.
  • Orson Welles
    Orson Welles
    American film maker 1915-1985
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    I want to give the audience a hint of a scene. No more than that. Give them too much and they won't contribute anything themselves. Give them just a suggestion and you get them working with you. That's what gives the theater meaning: when it becomes a social act.
  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
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    If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.
    Source: Its a Good Old World: Being a Collection of Little Essays on Various Subjects of Human Interest (1920)
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
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    Institutions - government, churches, industries, and the like - have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom; and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction.
  • Agnes Macphail
    Agnes Macphail
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    It is a fact that all women contribute more to marriage than men; for the most part they have to change their place of living, their method of work, a great many women today changing their occupation entirely on marriage; and they must even change their name.
  • Tony Robbins
    Tony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
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    It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
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