Quotes: miracles

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and reveal new ones. The at present unutterable things we may find somewhere uttered.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A miracle is an event which creates faith. That is the purpose and nature of miracles. Frauds deceive. An event which creates faith does not deceive: therefore it is not a fraud, but a miracle.
  • Patricia Neal
    Patricia Neal
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    A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
    Wayne Dyer
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    A am realistic - I expect miracles.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    After all, I don't see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
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    Almost every way we make electricity today, except for the emerging renewables and nuclear, puts out CO2. And so, what we're going to have to do at a global scale, is create a new system. And so, we need energy miracles.
    Source: "Bill Gates: Innovating to zero!", Feb 2010. www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates.html
  • David Ben-Gurion
    David Ben-Gurion
    Israeli politician , founder of and first Prime Minister of Israel 1886-1973
    David Ben-Gurion
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    Anyone who doesn't believe in miracles is not a realist.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur.
  • Laurence J. Peter
    Laurence J. Peter
    Canadian educator and hierarchiologist 1919-1990
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    Don't believe in miracles - depend on them.
  • Percy Ross
    Percy Ross
    American businessman 1916-2001
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    Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
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    God-honoring prayers are not simply shopping lists. They are more than cries for help, strength, mercy and miracles. Authentic prayer should include worship, submission, requests, and confessions.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    I do not think our successes can compete with those of Lourdes. There are so many more people who believe in the miracles of the Blessed Virgin than in the existence of the unconscious.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    I like his holiness very much, particularly since an order, which I understand he has lately given, that no more miracles shall be performed.
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