Quotes of Devote

“ Neither shalt thou commit adultery. ”

- Bible

“ A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind. ”

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“ If you want to make good photographs, a camera has to be second nature to you. Devoting too much attention to technical decisions can interfere with your creative processes. ”

- Robert Farber

“ There may be ways in which we can work for change. We don't have to do dramatic things or devote our entire lives to it. We can lead normal lives but at the same time try hard not to be bystanders. ”

- Helen Bamber

“ To devote a portion of one's leisure to doing something for someone else is one of the highest forms of recreation. ”

- Gerald B. Fitzgerald

“ Unionism seldom, if ever, uses such powers as it has to ensure better work; almost always it devotes a large part of that power to safeguard bad work. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ When one devotes oneself to meditation, mental burdens, unnecessary worries, and wandering thoughts drop off one by one; life seems to run smoothly and pleasantly. ”

- Nyogen Senzakill

“ When we devote ourselves to the strict and unsparing performance of duty, then happiness comes of itself. ”

- Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt

“ A man with a career can have no time to waste upon his wife and friends; he has to devote it wholly to his enemies. ”

- John Oliver Hobbes

“ He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty. ”

- Mary Wilson Little

“ Let me make a solemn pledge before all of you, before the whole world and before God, that I will devote all my energy and all I possess in my power to serve the people of Nigeria and humanity. ”

- Olusegun Obasanjo

“ Anybody with a little guts and the desire to apply himself can make it, he can make anything he wants to make of himself. ”

- Willie Shoemaker

“ Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.". ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do. ”

- Johann von Goethe

“ One always has time enough, if one will apply it well. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ We think we want to do something and when it comes to it, we don't. We don't like to commit. ”

- Linda McCartney

“ Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not devote a considerable amount of time to studying just how slowly he can work and still convince his employer that he is going at a good pace. ”

- Frederick W. Taylor

“ Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ And once again Mr. Sherlock Holmes is free to devote his life to examining those interesting little problems which the complexity of human life so pletifuly presents. ”

- Arthur Conan Doyle

“ Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it. ”

- James Allen

“ Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ I deem it the duty of every man to devote a certain portion of his income for charitable proposes; and that it is his further duty to see it so applied; to do the most good of which it is capable. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake. ”

- John D. Rockefeller

“ If we devote our time disparaging the products of our business rivals, we hurt business generally, reduce confidence, and increase discontent. ”

- Edward N. Hurley

“ Man can find meaning in life only through devoting himself to society. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money. ”

- Arthur Schopenhauer

“ Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing, and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it. ”

- Vaclav Havel

“ The fact that we are all trained to be mothers from infancy on means that we are all trained to devote our lives to men, whether they are our sons or not; that we are all trained to force other women to exemplify the lack of qualities which characterizes the cultural construct of femininity. ”

- Andrea Dworkin

“ The techniques of opening conversation are universal. I knew long ago and rediscovered that the best way to attract attention, help, and conversation is to be lost. A man who seeing his mother starving to death on a path kicks her in the stomach to clear the way, will cheerfully devote several hours of his time giving wrong directions to a total stranger who claims to be lost. ”

- John Steinbeck
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