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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
English writer 1959-
It's true that heroes are inspiring, but mustn't they also do some rescuing if they are to be worthy of their name? Would Wonder Woman matter if she only sent commiserating telegrams to the distressed?
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Freedom consists not in refusing to recognize anything above us, but in respecting something which is above us; for by respecting it, we raise ourselves to it, and, by our very acknowledgment, prove that we bear within ourselves what is higher, and are worthy to be on a level with it
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
You must often make erasures if you mean to write what is worthy of being read a second time; and don't labor for the admiration of the crowd, but be content with a few choice readers.
French writer 1897-1977
A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read; and the
English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge.
American artist 1905-1970
Any art worthy of its name should address 'life', 'man', 'nature', 'death' and 'tragedy'.
Engels writer 1948-
Bread and books: food for the body and food for the soul - what could be more worthy of our respect, and even love?
American Presbyterian theologian and professor 1772-1851
Do not for a moment suppose that you must make yourself better, or prepare your heart for a worthy reception of Christ, but come at once - come as you are.
American statesman 1809-1865
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
Anna Julia Cooper
American author, activist and sociologist 1858-1964
Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.
American novelist, feminist and abolitionist 1815-1864
Each of the arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.
English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher 1922-1995
Education is one thing and instruction, however worthy, necessary and incidentally or monetarily educative, another.
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