Quotes of Endowment

“ If you join government, calmly make your contribution and move on. Don't go along to get along; do your best and when you have to — and you will — leave, and be something else. ”

- Peggy Noonan

“ What you are is God's gift to you, what you do with yourself is your gift to God. ”

- Unknown

“ I definitely want to be involved but only while I think I can make a contribution and I make a difference. ”

- Kenny Cunningham

“ No legacy is so rich as honestly. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ When you are making a success of something, it's not work. It's a way of life. You enjoy yourself because you are making your contribution to the world. ”

- Andrew Granatelli

“ Yes, anally retentive men are my forte! ”

- Geoffrey Rush

“ You can tailor the education to the aptitude and gifting of the child. ”

- John Bauer

“ Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of getting out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another. ”

- Thomas Hughes

“ The child learns so easily because he has a natural gift, but adults, because they are tyrants, ignore natural gifts and say that children must learn through the same process that they learned by. We insist upon forced mental feeding and our lessons. ”

- Rabindranath Tagore

“ In addition to self-awareness, imagination and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment — independent will — that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them… ”

- Stephen R. Covey

“ In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment — independent will — that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them… ”

- Stephen Covey

“ By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments. ”

- St. Thomas Aquinas

“ Great endowments often announce themselves in youth in the form of singularity and awkwardness. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ The excellence and freedom of a university depend on a sufficient measure of private support and endowment by people who believe in it, and indeed who love it. ”

- Katherine Graham

“ The existence of any pure race with special endowments is a myth, as is the. ”

- Franz Boas

“ Nothing is so frequent as to mistake an ordinary human gift for a special and extraordinary endowment. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“ Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. ”

- Jean Anouilh

“ Conceit is God's gift to little men. ”

- Bruce Barton

“ The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. ”

- Pierre Corneille

“ Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them. ”

- Alan Watts

“ Give whatever you are doing and whomever you are with the gift of your attention. ”

- Jim Rohn

“ A thick skin is a gift from God. ”

- Konrad Adenauer

“ The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. ”

- Émile Zola

“ Genius... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one. ”

- Ezra

“ He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them. ”

- Charles Kingsley

“ What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God. ”

- Unknown

“ Each day provides its own gifts. ”

- Marcus Valerius Martial

“ Each day provides its own gifts. ”

- Marcus Aurelius

“ When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt
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