Quotes of Reserves

“ Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, they have no reserves, and they feed on the true and solid wherever they find it. And what is more, they find it everywhere. ”

- Van Wyck Brooks

“ My enthusiasms… constitute my reserves, my unexploited resources, perhaps my future. ”

- Emil Cioran

“ The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves. ”

- Leon Trotsky

“ We travel together as passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil; all committed for our safety to its security and peace; preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work, and I'll say the love we give our fragile craft… ”

- Adlai Stevenson

“ Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis. ”

- John Dewey
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