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British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
American visionary artist, author and teacher
I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
I am not the first Buddha who came upon Earth, nor shall I be the last. In due time, another Buddha will arise in the world - a Holy One, a supremely enlightened One, endowed with wisdom in conduct, auspicious, knowing the universe, an incomparable leader of men, a master of angels and mortals.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
Education is the knowledge of how to use the whole of oneself. Many men use but one or two faculties out of the score with which they are endowed. A man is educated who knows how to make a tool of every faculty - how to open it, how to keep it sharp, and how to apply it to all practical purposes.
French poet 1821-1867
Every idea is endowed of itself with immortal life, like a human being. All created form, even that which is created by man, is immortal. For form is independent of matter: molecules do not constitute form.
American politician, and author 1951-
Every person is endowed with God-given abilities, and we must cultivate every ounce of talent we have in order to maintain our pinnacle position in the world.
American politician and lawyer 1833-1901
God forbid that the day should ever come when, in the American mind, the thought of man as a consumer shall submerge the old American thought of man as a creature of God, endowed with unalienable rights.Source: The Status of Annexed Territory and of Its Free Civilized Inhabitants in North American Review, vol. 172, no. 530 (January 1901), p. 22.
English Anglican theologian and biochemist 1924-2006
God is creating at every moment of the world's existence in and through the perpetually endowed creativity of the very stuff of the world.
French Emperor 1769-1821
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which direct them.
Italian physicist, astronomer, mathematician and philosopher 1564-1642
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
American president 1872-1933
If all men are created equal, that is final. If they are endowed with inalienable rights, that is final. If governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, that is final.Source: Speech on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence (5 July 1926)
Billie Jean King
American tennis player 1943-
Ladies, here's a hint. If you're up against a girl with big boobs, bring her to the net and make her hit backhand volleys. That's the hardest shot for the well-endowed.
A. E. Housman
British poet 1859-1936
Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write.
Gerald W. Johnson
American journalist, editor, essayist, historian and biographer 1890-1980
No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility.
German painter 1471-1528
No single man can be taken as a model for a perfect figure, for no man lives on earth who is endowed with the whole of beauty.
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