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Letter "S" » sustenance
«Holy men? Holy cabbages! Holy bean-pods! What do they do but live and suck in sustenance and grow fat? If that be holiness, I could show you hogs in this forest who are fit to head the calendar. Think you it was for such a life that this good arm was fixed upon my shoulder, or that head placed upon your neck? There is work in the world, man, and it is not by hiding behind stone walls that we shall do it.»
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.
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«Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it.»
«And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them; / And they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, till thou come unto Gaza, and left no sustenance for Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor ass.»
«Human beings are of such nature that they should have not only material facilities but spiritual sustenance as well. Without spiritual sustenance, it is difficult to get and maintain peace of mind.»
«Non-violence is not a quality to be evolved or expressed to order. It is an inward growth depending for sustenance upon intense individual effort.»
«God cherishes all His beings and creatures, as the mother cares for her children. The Destroyer of pain, the Ocean of Peace, the Lord and Master gives sustenance to all.»
«He Himself creates, and He Himself assigns us to our tasks. He Himself gives sustenance to the 8.4 million species of beings.»
«Meditate on that Lord, our True Lord and Master, who gives sustenance to all.»
«In the love of duality, the foolish people have forgotten the Lord's Name; they shall receive their punishment. They never think of the One who gave them body and soul, who provides sustenance to all. The noose of death shall not be cut away from their necks; they shall come and go in reincarnation over and over again.»
«All beings and creatures live by breathing, but He could keep us alive, even without the breath. O Nanak, as it pleases the True Lord, He gives us sustenance.»