Quotes: hesitation

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  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
    Ernest Hemingway
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    Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand.
  • On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Though dissenters seem to question everything in sight, they are actually bundles of dusty answers and never conceived a new question. What offends us most in the literature of dissent is the lack of hesitation and wonder.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.
  • John Buchan
    John Buchan
    Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist 1875-1940
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    What would you call the highest happiness? Wratislaw was ask. The sense of competence, was the answer, given without hesitation.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager then without hesitation, that He exists.
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