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Letter "P" » pursuits
«Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.»
«By far the most dangerous foe we have to fight is apathy - indifference from whatever cause, not from a lack of knowledge, but from carelessness, from absorption in other pursuits, from a contempt bred of self satisfaction»
Author: William Osler
, by far
«Four steps are laid down in the scriptures to help man succeed in this effort; Discrimination between the Permanent and the Impermanent; withdrawal from the process of catering to the senses; Positive control of the feelings, thoughts, and pursuits; and incessant yearning for Liberation from all bonds.»
«All men's activities - their wishes, fears, anger, pleasures, joys, and miscellaneous pursuits - is the hodge-podge of my book.»
«At present, a good many men engaged in scientific pursuits and those who have signally failed in gaining recognition among their fellows, are endeavoring to make reputations among the churches by delivering weak and vapid lectures upon the 'harmony o»
«A person who is diligent and consistently engaged in good actions shall inevitably attain his goals and become successful in all his pursuits. »
«Do not get attached to worldly things and pursuits.? Be in the world, but do not let the world be in you.»
«Believing that happiness of mankind is best promoted by the useful pursuits of peace, that on these alone a stable prosperity can be founded, that the evils of war are great in their endurance, and have a long reckoning for ages to come, I have used»
Author: Thomas Jefferson
, Great War
, Long War
«(Academics) commit their pupils to the theatre of the world, with just taste enough of learning to be alienated from industrial pursuits, and not enough to do service in the ranks of science»
«A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor and bread it has earned - this is the sum of good government.»