Quotes of Dearly

“ There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself — an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly. ”

- Antisthenes

“ You are our dearly beloved brothers, and in a certain way, it could be said that you are our elder brothers. ”

- Pope John Paul II

“ Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid. ”

- Elizabeth Hardwick

“ We must learn to be honest with ourselves, and know our shortcomings. We will acquire cohesion but we will pay dearly for being a slow pupil. ”

- Zora Neale Hurston

“ We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience. ”

- George Washington

“ We often make people pay dearly for what we think we give them. ”

- Countess Diane

“ Loving is misery for women always. I shall never forgive God for making me a woman and dearly am I beginning to pay for the honour of owning a pretty face. ”

- Thomas Hardy

“ Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit. ”

- Hosea Ballou

“ One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all. ”

- Alice Walker

“ A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech. ”

- Emil Cioran

“ He loved humankind dearly and with all his heart, but he disliked most human beings. ”

- David Guterson

“ But please know, whether you believe campaign contributions are speech or property, that I learned to love very dearly the right of free expression when I lived without that freedom for a while a long time ago. ”

- John McCain

“ I would dearly love to hook-up with Mel C again. We've spoken about it and she's really keen on the idea too. The Spice Girls were massive in America, but it would be nice for Mel to have a hit of her own there. Maybe this will be the one. ”

- Lisa Lopes

“ The rise of China as a new power is another great challenge for the US. Our failure to properly handle Germany and Japan earlier in the 20th century cost us and the world dearly. We must not make this same mistake with China. ”

- Steve Forbes

“ We pay just as dearly for our triumphs as we do for our defeats. Go ahead and fail. But fail with wit, fail with grace, fail with style. A mediocre failure is as insufferable as a mediocre success. Embrace failure! Seek it out. Learn to love it. That may be the only way any of us will ever be free… ”

- Bruce Barton

“ We pay just as dearly for our triumphs as we do for our defeats. Go ahead and fail. But fail with wit, fail with grace, fail with style. A mediocre failure is as insufferable as a mediocre success. Embrace failure! Seek it out. Learn to love it. That may be the only way any of us will ever be free. ”

- Tom Robbins

“ The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art are ransacked for illustrations, comparisons, and allusions; their learning instructs, and their subtlety surprises; but the reader commonly thinks his improvement dearly bought and, though he sometimes admires, is seldom pleased. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ It is not merely the likeness which is precious… but the association and the sense of nearness involved in the thing… the fact of the very shadow of the person lying there fixed forever! It is the very sanctification of portraits I think — and it is not at all monstrous in me to say that I would rather have such a memorial of one I dearly loved, than the noblest Artist's work ever produced. ”

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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