Quotes of Commendable

“ Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height. ”

- George Champman

“ It is great happiness to be praised of them who are most praiseworthy. ”

- Sir Philip Sidney

“ Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity. ”

- Thomas Hardy

“ It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of the office which one fills. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving. ”

- Maxwell Maltz

“ He that loves to be flattered is worthy of the flatterer. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Self-worth comes from one thing — thinking that you are worthy. ”

- Wayne Dyer

“ It is good news, worthy of all acceptation, and yet not too good to be true. ”

- Matthew

“ It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of the office which one fills. ”

- Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

“ There exists a kind of laughter which is worthy to be ranked with the higher lyric emotions and is infinitely different from the twitching of a mean merrymaker. ”

- Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol

“ Worthy books Are not companions — they are solitudes: We lose ourselves in them and all our cares. ”

- Philip James Bailey

“ The real presence of Christ's most precious Body and Blood is not to be sought for in the Sacrament, but in the worthy receiver of the Sacrament. ”

- Richard Hooker

“ The most praiseworthy form of painting is one that most resembles what it imitates. ”

- Leonardo da Vinci

“ Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness. ”

- Immanuel Kant

“ The free world must not prove itself worthy of its own past. ”

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

“ You must work; we must all work to make the world worthy of its children. ”

- Pablo Casals

“ The free world must now prove itself worthy of its own past. ”

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

“ For the labourer is worthy of his hire. ”

- Bible

“ Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary. ”

- Kareem Abdul Jabbar

“ To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts. Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details, worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ He that would look with contempt on the pursuits of the farmer, is not worthy the name of a man. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ Morality is not really the doctrine of how to make ourselves happy but of how we are to be worthy of happiness. ”

- Immanuel Kant

“ Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal. ”

- Earl Nightingale

“ A writer must always try to have a philosophy and he should also have a psychology and a philology and many other things. Without a philosophy and a psychology and all these various other things he is not really worthy of being called a writer. I agree with Kant and Schopenhauer and Plato and Spinoza and that is quite enough to be called a philosophy… ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Success treads on the heels of every right effort; and though it is possible to overestimate success to the extent of almost deifying it, as is sometimes done, still in any worthy pursuit it is meritorious. ”

- Samuel Smiles

“ The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy — yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible. ”

- Nelson Algren

“ In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly. ”

- Hugo Black

“ It's not worthy of an apology,... Listen — we've got to stop being too picky about this stuff. There is an understanding, by the way, that phrase has a history to it and is not comfortable, but there was no intent here, no animus whatsoever. I encourage everybody to forget it. ”

- Maynard Jackson

“ Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, see to the (be?) worthy of being known. ”

- Confucius
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