Quotes of Aid

“ Heaven forming each on other to depend, A master, or a servant, or a friend, Bids each on other for assistance call, Till one man's weakness grows the strength of all. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ What are we hoping to get out of it, what's it all in aid of — is it really just for the sake of a gloved hand waving at you from a golden coach? ”

- John Osborne

“ Fiction is a solution, the best solution, to the problem of existential solitude. ”

- Jonathan Franzen

“ Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing. ”

- Katherine Mansfield

“ Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish. ”

- Sam Walton

“ Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. ”

- Sandra Carey

“ No man can serve two masters. ”

- Bible

“ The people are like water and the ruler a boat. Water can support a boat or overturn it. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we may go and meet their ideal cousins. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ For the cause that lacks assistance, The wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that I can do. ”

- George Linnaeus Banks

“ Support a compatriot against a native, however the former may blunder or plunder. ”

- Sir Richard Francis Burton

“ We all have wings, but they have not been of any avail to us and if we could tear them off, we would do so. ”

- Franz Kafka

“ Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is blissfully ignorant. ”

- John Simon

“ Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid and abet. ”

- Tom Robbins

“ The notion of a farseeing and despotic statesman, who can lay down plans for ages yet unborn, is a fancy generated by the pride of the human intellect to which facts give no support. ”

- Walter Bagehot

“ A pleasant traveling companion helps us on our journey as much as a carriage. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ The universe is a vast system of exchange. Every artery of it is in motion, throbbing with reciprocity, from the planet to the rotting leaf. ”

- E. H. Chapin

“ Very hard, very hard to represent a country, or carry out a policy that does not have consensus support. ”

- John Negroponte

“ It was a great experience for a kid, because it was a bunch of kids playing on pirate ships and water slides, so looking back on it, it was the fondest experience of my childhood. ”

- Corey Feldman

“ The budget should be balanced. Public debt should be reduced. The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered, and assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ I pass with relief from the tossing sea of Cause and Theory to the firm ground of Result and Fact. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ A couple of times a day I sit quietly and visualize my body fighting the AIDS virus. It's the same as me sitting and seeing myself hit the perfect serve. I did that often when I was an athlete. ”

- Arthur Ashe

“ A theme is a memory aid, it helps you through the presentation just as it also provides the thread of continuity for your audience. ”

- Dave Carey

“ AIDS obliges people to think of sex as having, possibly, the direst consequences: suicide. Or murder. ”

- Susan Sontag

“ AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because of what it has been taken to represent. It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged populations feel await them. ”

- Susan Sontag

“ Almsgiving leaves a man just where he was before. Aid restores him to society as an individual worthy of all respect and not as a man with a grievance. ”

- Eva Peron

“ Film then does not promote socialist revolution in any consistent way. ”

- Mark Poster

“ Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information. ”

- John Erskine

“ Instruction does much, but encouragement does everything. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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