Inspirational Quotations #495

All this sensory input, which begins in the brain, has its effect throughout the body.
Norman Cousins

The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
Harvey Samuel Firestone

Simplicity is the glory of expression.
Walt Whitman

Think it more satisfactory to live richly than die rich.
Thomas Browne

If people are not being told the truth about their problems, the majority not only may, but invariably must, make the wrong judgments.
Robert G. Ingersoll

The theory of rights enables us to rise and overthrow obstacles, but not to found a strong and lasting accord between all the elements which compose the nation.
Giuseppe Mazzini

There is no road or ready way to virtue.
Thomas Browne

How important, often, is the pain of guilt, as a stimulant to amendment and reformation.
John Foster Dulles

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Destruction, hence, like creation, is one of Nature’s mandates.
Marquis de Sade

There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees.
Victor Hugo

It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.
Theodore Roosevelt

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