Quotes: receive

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  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.
  • Carolyn Wells
    Carolyn Wells
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    Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    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.
  • Alexis Carrel
    Alexis Carrel
    French surgeon and biologist 1873-1944
    Alexis Carrel
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    All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
    Martin Luther
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    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.
  • Caleb Cushing
    Caleb Cushing
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    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
    Sir William Temple
    British Diplomat, Essayist 1628-1699
    Sir William Temple
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    Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    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.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
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    Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
    Boris Pasternak
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    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
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    Constancy... that small change of love, which people exact so rigidly, receive in such counterfeit coin, and repay in baser metal.
  • Aaron Allston
    Aaron Allston
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    Definition of 'Free': You pay for it whether or not you elect to receive it.
  • Bill Shankly
    Bill Shankly
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    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
    St. Francis of Assisi
    Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde 1181-1226
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    For it is in giving that we receive.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
    Billy Graham
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    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.
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