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Precept Of The Day Quotes By Andrew Holleran

What, we may well ask, is there left to live for? Why get out of bed? For this dreary round of amusing insincerity? This filthy bourgeois society that the Aristotelians have foisted upon us? No, we may still choose to live like gods, like poets. Which brings us down to dancing. Yes," he said, turning to Malone, "that is all that's left when love has gone. — Andrew Holleran

Precept Of The Day Quotes By James Herriot

I freely admit that I have many times adopted Jim Oakley's precept of a "bloody good gallop," often with spectacular results. To this day I frequently learn things from farmers, but that was one time when I learned from a postman. — James Herriot

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Arthur C. Clarke

And there still remained, for all men to share, the linked worlds of Love and Art. Linked, because love without art is merely the slaking of desire, and Art cannot be enjoyed unless it is approached with Love. — Arthur C. Clarke

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Murasaki Shikibu

The wood-carver can fashion whatever he will. Yet his products are but toys of the moment, to be glanced at in jest, not fashioned according to any precept or law. When times change, the carver too will change his style and make new trifles to hit the fancy of the passing day. But there is another kind of artist, who sets more soberly about his work, striving to give real beauty to the things which men actually use and to give to them the shape which tradition has ordained. This maker of real things must not for a moment be confused with the maker of idle toys. — Murasaki Shikibu

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Neil Diamond

You like to think that it's something you created, but secretly you know that you had some kind of help, or somebody gave this to you. — Neil Diamond

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Henry C. Link

Psychologically I should say that a person becomes an adult at the point when he produces more than he consumes or earns more than he spends. This may be at the age of eighteen, twenty-five, or thirty-five. Some people remain unproductive and dependent children forever and therefore intellectually and emotionally immature. — Henry C. Link

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Martin Sheen

When an actor reaches down into his emotional well and pulls up a deeply personal response, the audience can sense something special is going on. They may not know exactly what they're seeing, but they recognize it as authentic. — Martin Sheen

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Lisa Kleypas

Truly? You've been chaste for that long?"
"'Chaste' implies a purity of thought that I assure you does not apply. But I have been celibate. — Lisa Kleypas

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Friedrich August Von Hayek

Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one's government is not necessarily to secure freedom. — Friedrich August Von Hayek

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Uma Thurman

But I had a very traditional background as well. My parents are neat people. — Uma Thurman

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Ayn Rand

Namely, if I am challenging the base of all these institutions, I'm challenging the moral code of altruism. The precept that man's moral duty is to live for others. That man must sacrifice himself to others. Which is the present day morality. — Ayn Rand

Precept Of The Day Quotes By W. Somerset Maugham

I forget who it was that recommended men for their soul's good to do each day two things they disliked: it was a wise man, and it is a precept that I have followed scrupulously; for every day I have got up and I have gone to bed. — W. Somerset Maugham

Precept Of The Day Quotes By The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints

For behold, thus saith the Lord God: I will give unto the children of men line upon line, aprecept upon precept, here a little and there a little; and blessed are those who hearken unto my precepts, and lend an ear unto my counsel, for they shall learn bwisdom; for unto him that creceiveth I will give dmore; and from them that shall say, We have enough, from them shall be taken away even that which they have. — The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Andy Andrews

Knowledge is one thing. We're awash in knowledge. Wisdom is rare. There's a big difference. — Andy Andrews

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Kurt Browning

Michael Weiss and Todd Eldredge and I all competed against each other. Even though I'm older than them, we did cross over a little bit. — Kurt Browning

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Napoleon Hill

No man achieves great success who is unwilling to make personal sacrifices. — Napoleon Hill

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Philip Kotler

Marketing takes a day to learn. Unfortunately, it takes a lifetime to master. — Philip Kotler

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Paul MacCready

Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible - or even sinful - that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes! — Paul MacCready

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindful consumption is the object of this precept. We are what we consume. If we look deeply into the items that we consume every day, we will come to know our own nature very well. We have to eat, drink, consume, but if we do it unmindfully, we may destroy our bodies and our consciousness, showing ingratitude toward our ancestors, our parents, and future generations (66). — Thich Nhat Hanh

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Robert South

It is a noble and great thing to cover the blemishes and excuse the failings of a friend; to draw a curtain before his weaknesses and to display his perfections; to bury his shortcomings in silence but to proclaim his virtues on the housetop. — Robert South

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Thomas Carlyle

Let him who gropes painfully in darkness or uncertain light, and prays vehemently that the dawn may ripen into day, lay this precept well to heart: "Do the duty which lies nearest to thee," which thou know to be a duty! Thy second duty will already have become clearer. — Thomas Carlyle

Precept Of The Day Quotes By Jane Hirshfield

The thought that something we cannot see, of unsurpassable skill and unimaginable form, exists in the back room's locked safe - isn't this, for any artist, for any person, an irresistible hope, beautiful and disturbing as the distant baying of Thoreau's lost hound that tells us, not least, that the mysteries of distance are endless? — Jane Hirshfield