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English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-17730
A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.
Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.
American author 1885-19500
All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck - who keeps right on going - is the man who is there when the good luck comes and is ready to receive it.
French surgeon and biologist 1873-19440
All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
German preacher 1483-15460
All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
And if this House is to be scared, by whatever influences, from its duty, to receive and hear the petitions of the People, then I shall send my voice beyond the walls of this Capitol for redress.
Sir William Temple
British Diplomat, Essayist 1628-16990
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed
Careful economic research has shown public-sector workers receive a level of compensation, pension benefits, and retiree health coverage in excess of what comparable workers in the private sector enjoy. In some instances, the total premium can be 30 percent or higher.
English writer 1707-17540
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
Russian writer 1890-19600
Considering the meaning this award has been given in the society to which I belong, I must reject this undeserved prize which has been presented to me. Please do not receive my voluntary rejection with displeasure.Source: Telegram naar Nobelcomite (29-10-1958)
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-18240
Constancy... that small change of love, which people exact so rigidly, receive in such counterfeit coin, and repay in baser metal.
Definition of 'Free': You pay for it whether or not you elect to receive it.
Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
St. Francis of Assisi
Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde 1181-12260
For it is in giving that we receive.
American Evangelist 1918-0
God has given us two hands - one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing.