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"In the intercourse of life, we please more by our faults than by our good qualities." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Sarcasm and compassion are two of the qualities that make life on Earth tolerable." - Nick Hornby

"In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action." - Aristotle

"In the intercourse of life we please, often, more by our defects than by our good qualities." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action." - Aristotle

"Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess." - Samuel Johnson

"Habits are qualities of the soul." - Ibn Khaldun

"One of Love's qualities-namely, Forgiveness." - Paulo Coelho

"He has the qualities of a rock." - Paulo Coelho

"Modernity is the most transient of qualities." - Anthony Daniels (psychiatrist)

"Modernity is the most transient of qualities." - Anthony Daniels

"Jesus reminds us that the good life combines the toughness of the serpent and the tenderness of the dove. To have serpent-like qualities devoid of dovelike qualities is to be passionless, mean, and selfish. To have dovelike without serpent-like qualities is to be sentimental, anemic and aimless. We must combine strongly marked antitheses." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I believe that for permanent survival, man must balance science with other qualities of life, qualities of body and spirit as well as those of mind - qualities he cannot develop when he lets mechanics and luxury insulate him too greatly from the earth to which he was born." - Charles Lindbergh

"Seek the insignificant small but essential qualities, essential to life" - Jonas Mekas

"Investing requires qualities of temperament way more than it requires qualities of intellect." - Warren Buffett

"To have serpentlike qualities devoid of dovelike qualities is to be passionless, mean, and selfish." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Life cannot find reasons to sustain it, cannot be a source of decent natural regard, unless each of us resolves to breathe such qualities into it." - Frank Herbert

"No one has success, until he has the abounding life. This is made up of the many-fold qualities of energy, enthusiasm, and gladness." - L. Whitney Clayton

"No one has success, until he has the abounding life. This is made up of the many-fold qualities of energy, enthusiasm, and gladness." - L. Whitney Clayton

"Sexual living is a reflection of God's love for us. It has two key qualities, which is faithfulness and creativity of new life." - Vincent Nichols

"People are subject to moods, to temptations and fears, lethargy and aberration and ignorance, and the staunchest qualities shift under the stresses and strains of daily life." - Ilka Chase

"Men of great and shining qualities do not always succeed in life, but the fault lies more often in themselves than in others." - Charles Caleb Colton

"I suspect that music has qualities both of speech and writing - partly built in, partly individually constructed - and this goes on all through one's life." - Oliver Sacks

"That's a very important thing in life, to be really looked upon for the qualities which you hold in yourself and not all of superficiality." - William Moseley

"Dependence, humility, simplicity, cooperation, and a sense of abandon are qualities greatly prized in the spiritual life, but extremely elusive for people who live in comfort." - Philip Yancey

"If any one of about 40 physical qualities had more than slightly different values, life as we know it could not exist..." - Stephen Hawking

"If you strive to become a good human being with the qualities of generosity, humility and having reverence for life...just maybe you'll become a great musician." - Charlie Haden

"Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he does not possess, and to gain applause which he cannot keep." - Samuel Johnson

"Norway or Switzerland are two marvelous countries, I very much admire, the most advanced countries in the world in fact with great qualities of life." - Jose Manuel Barroso

"You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life." - Benjamin Disraeli

"The friendship of Shostakovich cast a brilliant light over my whole life and whose spiritual qualities captured my soul once and for all time." - Galina Vishnevskaya

"The first of all qualities of a general is courage." - David Mccullough

"Make yourself your role model, because people who do not have qualities depend on the qualities of others to shape their own qualities." - Michael Bassey

"Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.." - Tacitus

"We all have the defects of our qualities ..." - Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon

"The highest qualities of character...must be earned...." - Lyman Abbott

"I need the anesthetic qualities of the local fire water." - Anthony Bourdain

"Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people." - Paulo Coelho

"She has all the qualities of leadership, except followers." - Dennis Hastert

"Self-government requires qualities of self-denial and restraint." - John F Kennedy

"Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"audacity is of all qualities the most youthful." - Ellen Glasgow

"Confidence, clarity and compassion are essential qualities of a teacher." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"The primary and most beautiful of nature's qualities is motion" - Marquis De Sade

"5. You feel he has a lot of admirable qualities." - Bisco Hatori

"There are certain qualities of light that blur the years." - Emily St. John Mandel

"Action is the product of the qualities inherent in nature." - Bhagavad Gita

"The highest qualities of character... must be earned." - Lyman Abbott

"...the rarest of all human qualities is consistency." - Jeremy Bentham

"Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader." - Tacitus

"Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Love is the highest of all qualities we can experience." - Frederick Lenz

"We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities." - Thomas Mann

"A passion for life is one of the most attractive qualities in a human being. If you want a teammate or a life mate who loves to be around you, all you need to do is love to be around." - Denis Waitley

"The aim of Positive Psychology is to catalyze a change in psychology from a preoccupation only with repairing the worst things in life to also building the best qualities in life." - Martin Seligman

"Einstein said, if everything exists as a substance of qualities, and qualities exist only in mind, then all is mind" - Dyan Cannon

"Einstein said, if everything exists as a substance of qualities, and qualities exist only in mind, then all is mind." - Dyan Cannon

"We don't love qualities; we love a person; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as their qualities." - Jacques Maritain

"That's exactly the way parents develop positive, successful kids. Don't look for the flaws, warts, and blemishes. Look for the gold, not for the dirt; the good, not the bad. Look for the positive aspects of life. Like everything else, the more good qualities we look for in our children, the more good qualities we are going to find." - Zig Ziglar

"There is a man whose qualities can be savored by people who are getting old... The painter qualities are carried to the highest point in his work: what he does is done - through and through; when he paints eyes, they are lit with the fire of life." - Eugene Delacroix

"A sure way of retaining the grace of heaven is to disregard outward appearances, and diligently to cultivate such things as foster amendment of life and fervour of soul, rather than to cultivate those qualities that seem most popular." - Thomas A Kempis

"Good nature is, of all moral qualities, the one that the world needs most, and good nature is the result of ease and security, not of a life of arduous struggle." - Bertrand Russell

"Let us show, not merely in great crises, but in every day of life, qualities of practical intelligence, of hardihood and endurance, and above all, the power of devotion to a lofty ideal." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Honesty,sincer ity,simplicity, humility, pure generosity,abse nce of vanity,readines s to serve others -qualities which are within easy reach of every soul -are the foundation of one's spiritual life." - Nelson Mandela

"Trevor possessed many of the qualities of a vampire without actually being one. He constantly preyed on me, was deeply charismatic, and tried to suck the life out of me." - Ellen Schreiber

"It is impossible to think of a man of any actual force and originality, universally recognized as having those qualities, who spent his whole life appraising and describing the work of other men." - H L Mencken

"If you enter into the spirit of Life, you are really reproducing in yourself the qualities of the Creator of that which allows something to be manifested and created in the first place." - Wayne Dyer

"The biological evolutionary perception of life and of human qualities is radically different from that of traditional religion, whether it's Southern Baptist or Islam or any religion that believes in a supernatural supervalance over humanity." - E O Wilson

"Gullibility and credulity are considered undesireable qualities in every department of human life - except religion ... Why are we praised by godly men for surrendering our 'godly gift' of reason when we cross their mental thresholds?" - Christopher Hitchens

"There is an appalling amount of mechanical work in the artist's life ... Talent is mysterious, but the qualities that guard, foster, and direct it are not unlike those of a good quartermaster." - Anne Truitt

"The Killing' has a really great combination of qualities: Even though it's very sad and deals with mourning and grief, it's still exciting. It's about real people and it doesn't shy from the painful points of life." - Joel Kinnaman

"Agrarian Anabaptists, Christian Scientists, and Samurai are among the rare examples of renunciation stemming from an unwillingness to sacrifice the spiritual qualities of community life. Evidently there is no separate salvation." - Stephanie Mills

"I'm strong and opinionated. Those qualities brought me a lot of problems since I was a little girl in school, saying 'I don't agree' and fighting with the children. It's part of my curiosity for life." - Penelope Cruz

"If she has a good, strong, reliable father image, which is hard to find these days, that will be her image of men, probably for the rest of her life. She'll look for a husband who embodies those qualities." - Robert Johnson

"'The Killing' has a really great combination of qualities: Even though it's very sad and deals with mourning and grief, it's still exciting. It's about real people and it doesn't shy from the painful points of life." - Joel Kinnaman

"AERIN is saturated with the qualities that have surrounded me my entire life, many of which came from my grandmother, Estee: passion, style, hard work, family, and, of course, all things beautiful." - Aerin Lauder

"Why should anyone think a white skin superior in evaluating the qualities of human life? I did not really admire a white skin so much myself. Did I not prefer the brown skin that came with exposure to the sun?" - Charles Lindbergh

"The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed up in these two - common sense and perseverance." - Owen Feltham

"Into what boundless life, does education admit us. Every truth gained through it expands a moment of time into illimitable being-positively enlarges our existence, and endows us with qualities which time cannot weaken or destroy." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Among all life forms, there are creatures with charisma and creatures without. It's one of those ineffable qualities we can't quite define, but we all seem to respond similarly to." - Susan Orlean

"The qualities and capacities that are important in running-such factors as will power, the ability to apply effort during extreme fatigue and the acceptance of pain-have a radiating power that subtly influences one's life." - Jim Fixx

"What a funny thing painting is. The abstract painters always insist on their connection with the visible reality, while the so called figurative artists insist that what they really care about, is the abstract qualities of life." - Marlene Dumas

"Into what boundless life, does education admit us. Every truth gained through it expands a moment of time into illimitable being - positively enlarges our existence, and endows us with qualities which time cannot weaken or destroy." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"If I were to choose among all gifts and qualities that which, on the whole, makes life pleasantest, I should select the love of children. No circumstance can render this world wholly a solitude to one who has this possession." - Thomas Wentworth Higginson

"Andre Kertesz has two qualities that are essential for a great photographer: an insatiable curiosity about the world, about people, and about life, and a precise sense of form." - Brassai

"Had there not been five bad qualities, all the people would have been righteous. Contentment with ignorance; love for worldly life; miserliness inspite of much wealth; ostentation in (good) deeds; and pride in their own intelligence." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"If I were to choose among all gifts and qualities that which, on the whole, makes life pleasantest, I should select the love of children. No circumstance can render this world wholly a solitude to one who has this possession" - Thomas Wentworth Higginson

"Now take all these qualities together: order, balance, evolution and intelligence. What you have is a description of love. It's not the popular ideal, it is the wizard's love - the force that upholds life and nurtures it." - Deepak Chopra

"Why should anyone think a white skin superior in evaluating the qualities of human life? I did not really admire a white skin so much myself. Did I not prefer the brown that came with exposure to the sun?" - Charles Lindbergh

"I want the program to be very open and develop in style as time goes on. But I am also interested in the positive aspects of Asian family life and other Asian qualities, although overall, my style is very informal." - Vernon Corea

"Other people may complicate our lives, but life without them would be unbearably desolate. None of us can be truly human in isolation. The qualities that make us human emerge only in the ways we relate to other people." - Harold S. Kushner

"After I graduated from school, I enrolled in the military college, a cadet school. This is the first stage of military training; it instills discipline and various qualities required for military life." - Roman Romanenko

"My sister was the inspiration for the character, the good qualities instilled in the character. The initial inspiration was there, but Stargirl has taken on a life of her own. She's her own character now." - Geoff Johns

"I remember once imagining what my life would be like, what I'd be like. I pictured having all these qualities, strong positive qualities that people could pick up on from across the room. But as time passed, few became qualities that I actually had. And all the possibilities I faced, and the sorts of people I could be, all of them got reduced every year to fewer and fewer until finally they got reduced to one - to who I am. And that's who I am." - Nicolas Cage

"One of the qualities essential to being good at reading poetry is also one of the qualities essential to being good at life: a capacity for surprise. It's easy to become so mired in our likes or dislikes that we can no longer recall that person who once responded to poems-and to people-without any preconceived notions of what we wanted them to be." - Christian Wiman

"One of the qualities essential to being good at reading poetry is also one of the qualities essential to being good at life: a capacity for surprise. It's easy to become so mired in our likes or dislikes that we can no longer recall that person who once responded to poems-and to people-without any preconceived notions of what we wanted them to be." - Christian Wiman

"Those qualities of bodies that cannot be intended and remitted [i.e., qualities that cannot be increased and diminished] and that belong to all bodies on which experiments can be made should be taken as qualities of all bodies universally." - Isaac Newton

"The purpose of our life needs to be positive. We weren't born with the purpose of causing trouble, harming others. For our life to be of value, I think we must develop basic good human qualities - warmth, kindness, compassion. Then our life becomes meaningful and more peaceful - happier." - Dalai Lama

"This world demands the qualities of youth; not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the life of ease." - Robert Kennedy

"Anger is the real destroyer of our good human qualities; an enemy with a weapon cannot destroy these qualities, but anger can. Anger is our real enemy." - Dalai Lama

"Visual forms are not perceived differently from colors or brightness. They are sense qualities, and the visual character of geometry consists in these sense qualities." - Hans Reichenbach

"Love brings to light a lover's noble and hidden qualities-his rare and exceptional traits: it is thus liable to be deceptive of his normal qualities." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"All of the qualities that you need to be a good opinion columnist tend to be qualities that aren't valued in women." - Anna Quindlen

"Strength of body, strength of mind, strength of character, qualities to be admired in any person." - Mike Berry

"Space and time are not objects of perception, but qualities of awareness" - Deepak Chopra

"The hope of any nation lies in the personal qualities of its individual members." - Margery Wilson

"The errors of the observer come from the qualities of the human mind." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Because you're a creation of God, you reflect the Divine qualities of creativity, wisdom, and love." - Doreen Virtue

"The true greatness of nations is in those qualities which constitute the greatness of the individual." - Charles Sumner

"The first level of practice is illuminated by the qualities of courage and renunciation." - Jack Kornfield

"One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood." - Seneca the Younger

"His very faults smack of the raciness of his good qualities." - Washington Irving

"Because you're a creation of God, you reflect the Divine qualities of creativity, wisdom, and love." - Doreen Virtue

"One of the principle qualities of pain is that it demands an explanation." - Anne Carson

"Preparedness and punctuality are two of the most important qualities of a leader." - John Andreas Widtsoe

"The qualities of number appear to lead to the apprehension of truth." - Plato

"Do not be jealous of others' good qualities, but out of admiration adopt them yourself." - Gautama Buddha

"Any comparison diminishes the expressive qualities of the terms of the comparison." - Gaston Bachelard

"Government is the exercise of all the great qualities of the human mind." - Edmund Burke

"I just love the delusional, hallucinatory qualities of sleep deprivation. I can't get enough of it." - Andrew W.K.

"DARING, n. One of the most conspicuous qualities of a man in security." - Ambrose Bierce

"Inhumanity, n. One of the signal and characteristic qualities of humanity." - Ambrose Bierce

"One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"One of the key qualities of all stories is that they are made to be shared." - Marco Tempest

"That's a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty." - Roberta Flack

"The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier." - George Bernard Shaw

"Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"The life of Christ was a life charged with a divine message of the love of God, and He longed intensely to impart this love to others in rich measure. Compassion beamed from His countenance, and His conduct was characterized by grace, humility, truth, and love. Every member of His church militant must manifest the same qualities, if he would join the church triumphant." - Ellen G White

"The artist's personality must be left in his dressing-room; his soul must be denuded of its own sensations and clothed with the base or noble qualities he is called upon to exhibit.... [he] must leave behind him the cares and vexations of life, throw aside his personality for several hours, and move in the dream of another life, forgetting everything." - Sarah Bernhardt

"I wanted to understand my people. I wanted to understand what it meant to he a Negro. what the qualities of life were. With their imagination, they combine two great loves: the love of words and the love of life. Poetry results." - Sterling Brown

"Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art." - Freya Stark

"Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom." - Joseph Joubert

"Oh, 'tis not my qualities they object to! 'Tis my lack of vice." - Georgette Heyer

"Generosity, pleasing address, courage and propriety of conduct are not acquired, but are inbred qualities." - Chanakya

"The most brilliant qualities become useless when they are not sustained by force of character." - Louis-Philippe I of France

"Patience and persistence are vital qualities in the ultimate successful accomplishment of any worthwhile endeavor." - Joseph Pilates

"Be a shining role model of the best qualities humane eating embodies: caring, compassion, and empathy." - Michael Greger

"The rarest of the good qualities in human beings is courage" - Dennis Prager

"A man's hatred is always concentrated upon that which makes him conscious of his bad qualities." - Carl Jung

"I'm not full of virtues and noble qualities. I love, but I love strongly, exclusive, stedfasty." - George Sand

"The truest mark of being born with great qualities is to be born without envy." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The most brilliant qualities become useless when they are not sustained by force of character." - Joseph Alexandre Pierre de Segur

"Happy the man when he has not the defects of his qualities." - Felix Antoine Philibert Dupanloup

"My Head of House said I lacked certain necessary qualities...like the ability to behave myself." - J K Rowling

"The surest proof of being endowed with noble qualities is to be free from envy." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Happy the man when he has not the defects of his qualities." - Isaac D'Israeli

"Three outstanding qualities make for success: judgment, industry, health. And the greatest of these is judgment." - Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook

"Mental toughness is Spartanism, with all its qualities of self-denial, sacrifice, dedication, fearlessness, and love." - Vince Lombardi

"Sure of their qualities and demanding praise, more go to ruined fortunes than are raised." - Alexander Pope

"All the great mystical religions put a strong emphasis on the redeeming qualities of sex." - David Bowie



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