Quotes by discourage

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  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
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    Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
    Alfred Adler
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    Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
    Robert Louis Stevenson
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    Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
    Bill Dedman
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    Because appearing to be fair is part of being fair, most mainstream news organizations discourage marching for causes, displaying political bumper stickers or giving cash to candidates.
  • Saki
    Saki
    British writer, pen name of Hugh Munro 1870-1916
    Saki
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    Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions.
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
    American journalist
    Barbara Demick
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    China's one-child policy was born in 1980, after years of less severe measures to discourage births. The Communist Party promised that the policy would be temporary.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
    Bill Dedman
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    Even with good maps, there's no guarantee that the public will get the word about landslide hazards, or that state and local governments will take action to discourage or prevent building in dangerous areas.
  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
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    I want to discourage you from choosing anything or making any decision simply because it is safe. Things of value seldom are.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
  • Thomas Troward
    Thomas Troward
    English author 1847-1916
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    Our repeated failure to fully act as we would wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere intention that is the essential thing, and this will in time release us from the bondage of habits which at present seem almost insuperable.
  • Ben Katchor
    Ben Katchor
    American cartoonist and illustrator 1951-
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    There's something exciting about weekly strips in that you're following the way the story reveals itself to the writer week by week. All the possible directions it could have taken are there; it's a kind of participatory reading that I think books discourage.
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