Quotes: towards

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  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    writer and editor
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    All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.
  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
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    China once again disgusts the world, portraying the image of a cruel, perverted people devoid of any feelings towards animals.
  • Adam Schiff
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    Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's progress towards the realization of his dream.
  • Elizabeth Gaskell
    Elizabeth Gaskell
    British writer 1810-1865
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    He had not an ounce of superfluous flesh on his bones, and leanness goes a great way towards gentility.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
  • John Pierpont Morgan
    John Pierpont Morgan
    American banker, financer, art collector 1837-1913
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    The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
  • Carl Honore
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    'In Praise of Slowness' chronicles the global trend towards deceleration that has come to be known as the Slow Movement. Don't worry, though: it is not a Luddite rant. I love speed. Going fast can be fun, liberating and productive. The problem is that our hunger for speed, for cramming more and more into less and less time, has gone too far.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
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    A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world.
    Source: Letter to John Adams (1 May 1780)
  • Bernard Crick
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    A politics of vengeance is not politics. Revenge is a recklessness towards the future in a vain attempt to make the present abolish a suffering which is already past.
    Source: In Defence Of Politics Ch. 4, A Defence Of Politics Against Nationalism,
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
  • Walter Pater
    Walter Pater
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    All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
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    All labour is directed towards producing some effect.
  • Ernest Dimnet
    Ernest Dimnet
    French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
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    All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.
  • All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
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