Quotes: outward

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  • Beatrix Potter
    Beatrix Potter
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    All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.
  • Edward Gibbon
    Edward Gibbon
    British historian 1737-1794
    Edward Gibbon
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    Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
    Søren Kierkegaard
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    Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer limited by outward appearances.
  • Jean de la Fontaine
    Jean de la Fontaine
    French writer 1621-1695
    Jean de la Fontaine
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    Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Bringing an asteroid back to Earth? What's that have to do with space exploration? If we were moving outward from there, and an asteroid is a good stopping point, then fine. But now it's turned into a whole planetary defense exercise at the cost of our outward exploration.
  • Matthew Arnold
    Matthew Arnold
    British critic and poet 1822-1888
    Matthew Arnold
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    Culture, then, is a study of perfection, and perfection which insists on becoming something rather than in having something, in an inward condition of the mind and spirit, not in an outward set of circumstances.
  • Jonathan Miller
    Jonathan Miller
    English theatre and opera actor, author and television presenter 1934-
    Jonathan Miller
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    Errors of taste are very often the outward sign of a deep fault of sensibility.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Even the most morbid of the rape ranters have a childlike faith in the perfectibility of the universe, which they see as blighted solely by nasty men. They simplistically project outward onto a mythical patriarchy their own inner conflicts and moral ambiguities.
    Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
  • From a male perspective, you don't think about how much outward pressure and importance you put on how women look.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
  • Henry van Dyke
    Henry van Dyke
    American Protestant Clergyman and Writer 1852--1933
    Henry van Dyke
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    Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.
  • James A. Froude
    James A. Froude
    British Historian 1818-1894
    James A. Froude
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    Human improvement is from within outward.
  • Lord Halifax
    Lord Halifax
    British politician (Edward Frederick Lindley Wood) 1881-1959
    Lord Halifax
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    I am of an Opinion, in which I am every Day more confirmed by Observation, that Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with Men, or else all the Obligations in the World will not create it. An outward Show may be made to satisfy Decency, and to prevent Reproach; but a real Sense of a kind thing is a Gift of Nature, and never was, nor can be acquired.
    Source: Works (1912)
  • John Bunyan
    John Bunyan
    British writer 1628-1688
    John Bunyan
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    If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.
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