Quotes: foundation

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  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. the foundation of such a method is love.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    Believe that you possess a basic goodness, which is the foundation for the greatness you can ultimately achieve.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    Fear is the foundation of most government.
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    Italian writer 1805-1872
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    A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    A face is too slight a foundation for happiness.
  • David Brinkley
    David Brinkley
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    A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.
  • David Brink
    David Brink
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    A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.
  • Albrecht Durer
    Albrecht Durer
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    And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    But I hate things all fiction... there should always be some foundation of fact for the most airy fabric - and pure invention is but the talent of a liar.
  • Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Consistency is the foundation of virtue.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty.
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
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    Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
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