Quotes: well-being

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  • Greg Anderson
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    Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
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    A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    A tool is but the extension of a man's hand, and a machine is but a complex tool. And he that invents a machine augments the power of a man and the well-being of mankind.
  • A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him. Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts.
  • Call a thing immoral or ugly, soul-destroying or a degradation of man, a peril to the peace of the world or to the well-being of future generations; as long as you have not shown it to be ''uneconomic'' you have not really questioned its right to exist, grow, and prosper.
  • Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Russian Novelist 1918-2008
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    Human beings yield in many situations, even important and spiritual and central ones, as long as it prolongs one's well-being.
  • Marcia Wieder
    Marcia Wieder
    CEO and Founder of Dream University
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    It is essential to our well-being, and to our lives, that we play and enjoy life. Every single day do something that makes your heart sing.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Men have no right to put the well-being of the present generation wholly out of the question. Perhaps the only moral trust with any certainty in our hands is the care of our own time.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    Men must necessarily be the active agents of their own well-being and well-doing... they themselves must in the very nature of things be their own best helpers.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is left long without proper reward.
  • Barry Schwartz
    Barry Schwartz
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    People who work in financial services don't have one shred of concern about the well-being of the people they serve. They're only interested in themselves.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solitude is the enemy of well-being.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
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    Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
    Alexis de Tocqueville
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    The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
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