Quotes of Favor - somelinesforyou

“ To accept a favor is to forfeit liberty. ”

- Unknown

“ In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind. ”

- Louis Pasteur

“ All good fortune is a gift of the gods, and you don't win the favor of the ancient gods by being good, but by being bold. ”

- Anita Brookner

“ How wretched is the person who hangs on by the favors of the powerful. ”

- Robert Burns

“ Never ask a favor of someone till they have had their dinner. ”

- Unknown

“ Spiritual favors are not always to be looked for, and not always to be relied on. ”

- Amelia E. Barr

“ The person who receives the most favors is the one who knows how to return them. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never did me the smallest favor. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless. It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ To a well deserving person God will show favor. To an ill deserving person He will simply be just. ”

- Unknown

“ To refuse graciously is to confer a favor. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ When you confer a benefit on those worthy of it, you confer a favor on all. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ Love yourself and do yourself a favor without doing other people a favor, and vice versa. ”

- Dr. Karl Menninger

“ You are beginning to see that any man to whom you can do favor is your friend, and that you can do a favor to almost anyone. ”

- Mark Caine

“ Self-love is not opposed to the love of other people. You cannot really love yourself and do yourself a favor without doing people a favor, and vise versa. ”

- Karl A. Menninger

“ Benefits should be conferred gradually; and in that way they will taste better. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli

“ O how wretched is that poor man that hangs on princes favors! There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to, that sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, more pangs and fears than wars or women have, and when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, never to hope again. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Favor and disgrace are like fear. Favor is in a higher place, and disgrace in a lower place. When you win them you are like being in fear, and when you lose them you are also like being in fear. So favor and disgrace are like fear. ”

- Lao tzu

“ It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. ”

- Solomon Short

“ Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. ”

- Brendan Gill

“ Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred and to talk of it, is little different from reproach. ”

- Demosthenes

“ Never let your inferiors do you a favor - it will be extremely costly. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ A gift in season is a double favor to the needy. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors. ”

- Francious de la Rochefoucauld

“ If you can't return a favor, pass it on. ”

- Louise Brown

“ Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind. ”

- Louis Pasteur

“ He who finds Fortune on his side should go briskly ahead, for she is wont to favor the bold. ”

- Baltasar Gracian

“ Praise in the beginning is agreeable enough; and we receive it as a favor; but when it comes in great quantities, we regard it only as a debt, which nothing but our merit could extort. ”

- James Goldsmith
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