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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.
British historian 1737-17940
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.
Danish philosopher 1813-18550
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
French writer 1621-16950
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
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.
British critic and poet 1822-18880
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.
English theatre and opera actor, author and television presenter 1934-0
Errors of taste are very often the outward sign of a deep fault of sensibility.
American academic and social critic 1947-0
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.
English writer 1778-18300
Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
Henry van Dyke
American Protestant Clergyman and Writer 1852--19330
Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.
James A. Froude
British Historian 1818-18940
Human improvement is from within outward.
British politician (Edward Frederick Lindley Wood) 1881-19590
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)
British writer 1628-16880
If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-18810
It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.