Quotes: deserve

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  • Indeed many things which we shall not be able to discover either by the experiment of works or by the investigations of reason we shall deserve to be taught by importunate prayer, by the revelation of divine inspiration.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
    Joseph Joubert
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    Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    Let none admire that riches grow in hell; that soil may best deserve the precious bane.
  • John Lennon
    John Lennon
    British musician 1940-1980
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    Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war -for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I'd say we deserve ours more.
  • Siri Hustvedt
    Siri Hustvedt
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    Many writers over the centuries simply do not have the reputations they deserve because they were female, and that is an act of suppression.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
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    Medical care is one of the only sectors in which Americans are asked to make significant, long-term decisions without knowing the exact price of those decisions up front. Americans deserve to make informed decisions about their medical options.
  • Barbara Boxer
    Barbara Boxer
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    More than anything, I think as our country matures, we recognize that women deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.
  • Ben Elliot
    Ben Elliot
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    My father instilled in me an attitude that you couldn't really enjoy yourself unless you had done something to deserve it. So, my childhood was spent working on farms or local shops or, when I got older, in banks.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    People deserve... the truth. They deserve honesty. The best music, you can seek some shelter in it momentarily, but it's essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    People do not deserve to have good writing, they are so pleased with bad.
    Source: Journals
  • John Harrigan
    John Harrigan
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    People need loving the most when they deserve it the least.
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    People who create 20% of the results will begin believing they deserve 80% of the rewards.
  • Nicholas Boileau
    Nicholas Boileau
    French poet and criticus 1636-1711
    Nicholas Boileau
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    Praising an honest person who doesn't deserve it, always wounds them.