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"If you in any way abate the doctrine of hell, it will abate your zeal." - R. A. Torrey

"What anger worse or slower to abate then lovers love when it turns to hate." - Euripides

"The storm is my doing; how can I pray that it abate?" - Hassan-i Sabbah

"Learn good-humor, never to oppose without just reason; abate some degree of pride and moroseness." - Isaac Watts

"Unwilling friend, let not your spite abate; Help me with scorn, and strengthen me with hate." - John Davidson (poet)

"There lives within the very flame of love A kind of wick or snuff that will abate it." - William Shakespeare

"This iron world brings down the stoutest hearts to lowest state; for misery doth bravest minds abate." - Edmund Spenser

"When men are ruled by fear, they strive to prevent the very changes that will abate it." - Alan Paton

"This iron world bungs down the stoutest hearts to lowest state; for misery doth bravest minds abate." - Edmund Spenser

"Fortune, to show us her power in all things, and to abate our presumption, seeing she could not make fools wise, has made them fortunate." - Michel De Montaigne

"Be of comfort, and your heavy sorrow Part equally among us; storms divided, Abate their force, and with less rage are guided." - John Heywood

"Be of comfort, and your heavy sorrow Part equally among us; storms divided, Abate their force, and with less rage are guided." - John Heywood

"Genius is a nuisance, and it is the duty of schools and colleges to abate it by setting genius-traps in its way." - Samuel Butler (novelist)

"We should every night call ourselves to an account: What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift." - Seneca the Younger

"The moment you abate anything from the full rights of men to each govern himself, and suffer any artificial positive limitation upon those rights, from that moment the whole organization of government becomes a consideration of convenience." - Edmund Burke

"Extol not riches then, the toil of fools, The wise man's cumbrance, if not snare, more apt To slacken virtue, and abate her edge, Than prompt her to do aught may merit praise." - John Milton

"Fanaticism is an inflamed state of the passions; and nothing that is violent will last long. The vicissitudes of the world and the business of life are admirably adapted to abate the excesses of religious enthusiasm." - Robert Hall

"The moment you abate anything from the full rights of men each to govern himself, and suffer any artificial positive limitation upon those rights, from that moment the whole organization of government becomes a consideration of convenience." - Edmund Burke

"There lives within the very flame of love A kind of wick or snuff that will abate it; And nothing is at a like goodness still; For goodness, growing to a plurisy, Dies in his own too-much." - William Shakespeare

"Extol not riches then, the toil of fools, The wise man's cumbrance, if not snare, more apt To slacken virtue, and abate her edge, Than prompt her to do aught may merit praise." - John Milton

"We should every night call ourselves to an account: What infirmity have I mastered to-day? what passion opposed? what temptation resisted? what virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Every man's death is standing in for every other. And since death comes to all there is no way to abate the fear of it except to love the man who stands for us." - Cormac Mccarthy

"A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction do not all men try to abate the price of all they buy? I contend that a bargain even between brethren is a declaration of war." - Lord Byron

"Love is begun by time; and that I see in passages of proof, time qualifies the spark and fire of it. There lives within the very flame of love a kind of wick or snuff that will abate it." - William Shakespeare

"All wars are boyish, and are fought by boys, The champions and enthusiasts of the state: Turbid ardors and vain joys Not barrenly abate- Stimulants to the power mature, Preparatives of fate." - Herman Melville

"When you find a chillness upon your souls, and that your former heat begins to abate, ply yourselves with warm clothes, get those good books that may acquaint you with such truths as may warm and affect your hearts." - Thomas Watson

"We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today? what passions opposed? what temptation resisted? what virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"I have no doubt but that the misery of the lower classes will be found to abate whenever the Government assumes a freer aspect and the laws favor a subdivision of Property." - James Madison

"Abate the edge of traitors, gracious Lord, That would reduce these bloody days again And make poor England weep in streams of blood! Let them not live to taste this land's increase That would with treason wound this fair land's peace! Now civil wounds are stopped, peace lives again: That she may long live here, God say amen!" - William Shakespeare

"In work consists the true pride of life; grounded in active employment, though early ardor may abate, it never degenerates into indifference, and age lives in perennial youth. Life is a weariness only to the idle, or where the soul is empty." - Leopold Hartley Grindon

"I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent, but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising." - Mary Wortley Montagu

"Where's the hope that can abate The grief of hearts thus desolate That can Youth's keenest pangs assuage, And mitigate the gloom of Age? Religion bids the tempest cease, And, leads her to a port of peace; And on, the lonely pilot steers Through the lapse of future years." - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"Kindness is too often left uncultivated, because men do not sufficiently understand its value. Men may be charitable and not kind; merciful, yet not kind; self-denying and yet not kind. If they would add a little common kindness to their uncommon graces, they would convert ten where they now only abate the prejudice of one." - Frederick William Faber

"If greed were not the master of modern man, how could it be that the frenzy of economic activity does not abate as higher standards of living are attained, and that it is precisely the richest societies which pursue their economic advantage with the greatest ruthlessness?" - E F Schumacher

"Seeing that our thirst was increasing and the water was killing us, while the storm did not abate, we agreed to trust to God, Our Lord, and rather risk the perils of the sea than wait there for certain death from thirst." - Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

"And therewith kest I doun myn eye ageyne, Quhare as I sawe, walking under the tour, Full secretly new cummyn hir to pleyne, The fairest or the freschest yonge floure That ever I sawe, me thoght, before that houre, For quhich sodayn abate anon astert The blude of all my body to my hert." - James I of Scotland

"Where's the hope that can abate The grief of hearts thus desolate That can Youth's keenest pangs assuage, And mitigate the gloom of Age? Religion bids the tempest cease, And, leads her to a port of peace; And on, the lonely pilot steers Through the lapse of future years." - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"Seeing that our thirst was increasing and the water was killing us, while the storm did not abate, we agreed to trust to God, Our Lord, and rather risk the perils of the sea than wait there for certain death from thirst." - Alvar N C De Vaca

"There are two kinds of discontented in this world, the discontented that works and the discontented that wrings its hands. The first gets what it wants and the second loses what it has. There is no cure for the first but success and there is no cure at all for the second. The very worst of my vices and bad habits will abate of themselves if they are brought to an accounting every day." - Og Mandino

"ought we not, from time to time, open ourselves up to cosmic sadness? ... Give your sorrow all the space and shelter in yourself that is its due, for if everyone bears his grief honestly and courageously, the sorrow that now fills the world will abate. But if you do not clear a decent shelter for your sorrow, and instead reserve most of the space inside you for hatred and thoughts of revenge-from which new sorrows will be born for others-then sorrow will never cease in this world and will multiply." - Etty Hillesum

"At whatever time highly skilled physicians shall have developed the healing of illnesses by means of foods, and shall make provision for simple foods, and shall prohibit humankind from living as slaves to their lustful appetites, it is certain that the incidence of chronic and diversified illnesses will abate, and the general health of all mankind will be much improved. This is destined to come about. In the same way, in the character, the conduct and the manners of men, universal modifications will be made." - Abdu'l-Baha



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