Quotes by faint-heartedness

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  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Sensing the carelessness and one-sidedness of our prayers, we start to feel guilty about praying. Guilt leads to faint-heartedness and that in turn leads to prayerlessness.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Alberto Giacometti
    Alberto Giacometti
    Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker 1901-1966
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    All I can do will only ever be a faint image of what I see and my success will always be less than my failure or perhaps equal to the failure.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Ceremony was but devised at first to set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes, recanting goodness, sorry ere 'Tis shown; but where there is true friendship, there needs none.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
    Miguel de Cervantes
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    Faint heart never won fair lady.
  • I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward, during surgery, or while drawing blood. [On why he gave up medicine]
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength.... It is therefore able to undertake all things, and it completes many things, and warrants them to take effect, where he who does not love would faint and lie down.
  • Berton Braley
    Berton Braley
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    The best verse hasn't been rhymed yet, The best house hasn't been planned, The highest peak hasn't been climbed yet, The mightiest rivers aren't spanned; Don't worry and fret, faint-hearted, The chances have just begun For the best jobs haven't been started, The best work hasn't been done.
  • Nadine Gordimer
    Nadine Gordimer
    South african writer 1923-
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    The gap between the committed and the indifferent is a Sahara whose faint trails, followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in sand.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs of his neighbor.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
    Carl von Clausewitz
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    Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
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    We say, sorrow, disaster, calamity. God says, chastening and it sounds sweet to him though it is a discord to our ears. Don't faint when you are rebuked, and don't despise the chastening of the Lord. ''In your patience possess your souls.''
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
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    Call a truce, then, to our labors - let us feast with friends and neighbors, and be merry as the custom of our caste; for if ''faint and forced the laughter,'' and if sadness follow after, we are richer by one mocking Christmas past.
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