Francis of Assisi Quotes
Sad Quotes by Francis of Assisi
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Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty:
permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that
it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun,
for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.
- Francis of Assisi
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton
Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.
As a peacemaker the lawyer has
superior opportunity of being a good man.
There will still be business enough.
- Abraham Lincoln
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
We have nearly complete misunderstanding between
people of different faiths in Lake Wobegon,
and that's probably one reason why we get along so very well.
It's when you are trying to convince another person to think
the same way that you do that there is
friction and trouble between people.
But when you feel that the other person is
dumber than dirt, too dumb for words -
why waste your breath - you get along pretty well.
There's no bond between people that's quite so strong as
when people each feel slightly superior towards the other one.
- Garrison Keillor
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That deep emotional conviction of the presence
of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed
in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
- Albert Einstein
He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong
My religion consists of a humble admiration
of the illimitable superior spirit
who reveals himself in the slight details we are able
to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
- Albert Einstein
Each nation feels superior to other nations.
That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie
There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence
than to be surprised at nothing.
- Josh Billings
The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.
- William Arthur Ward
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him,
and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's
oldest exercises in moral philosophy;
the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
I have studied many philosophers and many cats.
The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
- Hippolyte Taine
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the
part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
- Honore de Balzac
The superior man understands what is right;
the inferior man understands what will sell.
We can do it better, more consistently,
and in the end, it will cost us less because the students
that we produce will be superior to those without technology experience.
- Major Owens
Aren't most romance heros, or heros in fiction of any kind,
generally superior to real men? Same goes for heroines and real women.
- Nora Roberts
One of the surest signs of the Philistine is his reverence
for the superior tastes of those who put him down.
- Pauline Kael
Monkeys are superior to men in this:
when a monkey looks into a mirror,
he sees a monkey.
- Malcolm De Chazal
No one man is superior to the game.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti
The superior power of population cannot be checked
without producing misery or vice.
- Thomas Malthus
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind
to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem...
- William Hazlitt
Men are superior to women, for one thing they can urinate from a speeding car.
- Will Durst
To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery.
The American advertiser has made the superior American
magazine of today possible.
- Edward Bok
I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior,
to the conscience of mankind.
- William Butler Yeats
Unless you are a born connoisseur of art,
you will not be able to judge by yourself why certain
art is superior to other art.
- David Elliott
Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites;
for she frequents the poor man's hut,
as well as the palace of his superior.
- William Shenstone
The truth of things is the chief nutriment
of superior intellects.
- Leonardo da Vinci
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men.
True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
- Elijah Wood
In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.
- Carter G. Woodson
Very good wine was bought at ten pounds per pipe,
the contract price; but the superior quality was fifteen pounds;
and some of this was not much inferior to the best London Madeira.
- William Bligh
Men's indignation, it seems, is more excited by legal
wrong than by violent wrong;
the first looks like being cheated by an equal,
the second like being compelled by a superior.
Yes, the European model remains superior to that of America and Japan.
- Jacques Delors
The weak have remedies, the wise have joys;
superior wisdom is superior bliss.
- Edward Young
It is conceded by all that man is the very highest
type of all living creatures on the earth.
His intelligence is far superior to that of any other earthly being.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
I've witnessed thousands of superior athletes try to
becomes hitters and fail at it.
- Willie Stargell
No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior.
All collective judgments are wrong.
Only racists make them.
- Elie Wiesel
But in view of the constitution, in the eye of the law,
there is in this country no superior,
dominant, ruling class of citizens.
There is no caste here.
- John Marshall Harlan
In that sense, film is superior, but the difficulty
is your lack of control as a writer.
- Terry Southern
Incongruity, they say, is one of the main ingredients of humor.
Maybe it's because everybody can feel superior to me.
I honestly don't know.
- Emmett Kelly
The superior man blames himself.
The inferior man blames others.
- Don Shula
Archbishop - A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior
to that attained by Christ.
- H. L. Mencken
Accordingly, one race is neither superior nor inferior to another.
- Walter Lang
Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary
in any kind of superior achievement:
The arts cannot exist without them.
- Louise Bogan
Freedom - to walk free and own no superior.
- Walt Whitman
People desire power.
I don't know why they want it so.
It seems to me it implies a hugely superior intellect
which separates them from most of the populace.
- F. Murray Abraham
So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human,
Same with Blacks.
They must be made to realise that they are also human,
- Steven Biko
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy;
but in passing it over,
he is superior.
- Francis Bacon
As a preacher of the Gospel, our late venerable Bishop must have been heard,
to form an adequate conception of his superior excellence
and commanding eloquence.
- John Strachan
Capo, my first golden retriever, so loved to swim she
once jumped off a cliff to get into Lake Superior.
- Sara Paretsky
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest;
success only comes later.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous,
that he entraps them by the force of the very passion
they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.
- George Santayana
I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses,
and my expense is equal to my wishes.
- Edward Gibbon
Ugliness is in a way superior to beauty because it lasts.
- Serge Gainsbourg
Any concept of one person being superior to another can lead to racism.
- Walter Lang
I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to
other cultures or that the Jewish song is better than the song of my neighbor.
- Theodore Bikel
Every superior personality, and every superior performance,
has, for the average of mankind, something mysterious.
- Georg Simmel
The superior man acts before he speaks,
and afterwards speaks according to his action.
I was even superior to the Communists and when they didn't go along with me,
I quit them.
- Elia Kazan
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon.
They have their faults, and everyone sees them;
they change and everyone looks up to them.
Government has a legitimate function,
but the private sector has one too, and it is superior.
In other words, people are better than institutions.
- Cal Thomas
Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with
those who had right on their side.
- James Anthony Froude
You know too well the forces which compose their army
to dread their superior numbers.
- James Wolfe
There is something inherent in our democracy that tends to want to level.
America is a little uncomfortable in the presence of
someone who is distinctly superior in whatever way.
- Carlisle Floyd
It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact,
no matter how suspect, is superior to any imaginative exercise,
no matter how true.
- Gore Vidal
However it is debased or misinterpreted,
love is a redemptive feature.
To focus on one individual so that their desires become
superior to yours is a very cleansing experience.
- Jeanette Winterson
My dad was a cotton buyer and cotton buyers always
considered themselves superior to the rest of the world.
- Joseph Mitchell
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