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Motivational Favors Quotes

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No wind favors he who has no destined port.
- Montaigne

Related topics: Motivational Wisdom Purpose Life-Purpose

The person who receives the most favors is the one
who knows how to return them.
- Publilius Syrus

Fortune favors the audacious.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Nature favors those organisms which leave the environment
in better shape for their progeny to survive.
- James Lovelock


 

Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind.
- Louis Pasteur

Natural selection, as it has operated in human history,
favors not only the clever but the murderous.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

Indeed, our particular concept of private property,
which deters us from exhausting the positive resources of the earth,
favors pollution.
- Garrett Hardin


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We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
- Thucydides

Fortune, that favors fools.
- Ben Jonson

I believe that no man who holds a leader's position
should ever accept favors from either side.
He is then committed to show favors.
A leader must stand alone.
- Mother Jones

The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own,
and God willingly favors such a confidence.
- Michel de Montaigne

Louis Pasteur said, 'Chance favors the prepared mind.'
If you're really engaged in the writing,
you'll work yourself out of whatever jam you find yourself in.
- Michael Chabon

Venus favors the bold.
- Ovid

This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere.
Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them.
In some form or other, we pay for her favors;
or we go empty away.
- Amelia Barr

Fortune favors the prepared mind.
- Louis Pasteur

Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake
to exchange small favors for big ones.
- Charles de Montesquieu

Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
- Horace

Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her
favors by the shortness of their duration.
She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.
- Baltasar Gracian

In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.
- Louis Pasteur

That is the Roman way: to give favors to the favorites.
- Hans Kung

If fortune favors you do not be elated;
if she frowns do not despond.
- Ausonius

They enlarged the domains of commerce by treaties with all nations,
upon the great principle of equal justice to all nations,
and special favors to none.
- Robert Toombs

Technology favors horrible people.
- Doug Coupland

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

Chance favors the prepared mind.
- Louis Pasteur

Did you ever observe to whom the accidents happen?
Chance favors only the prepared mind.
- Louis Pasteur

Democrats are not about to nominate anyone who backs the tax cut,
and Americans are not going to elect anyone who favors a tax increase.
- Dick Morris

Fortune favors the brave.
- Terence

Windows favors multi-threading, which means that a
service is implemented by one single process.
- Wietse Venema

Friendless.
Having no favors to bestow.
Destitute of fortune.
Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense.
- Ambrose Bierce

It's become like an urban myth.
I don't know her.
I don't know anybody she knows.
I was standing there at the party by myself for an hour and then I left.
Once I got those auditions, I worked really hard.
Nobody did me any favors.
- Shannyn Sossamon

My attitude about Hollywood is that I wouldn't walk
across the street to pull one of those executives out
of the snow if he was bleeding to death.
Not unless I was paid for it.
None of them ever did me any favors.
- James Woods

May He who holds in his hands the destinies of nations,
make you worthy of the favors He has bestowed,
and enabled you with pure hearts and hands and sleepless vigilance,
to guard and defend to the end of time,
the great charge He has committed to your keeping.
- J. Reuben Clark

This is the moment when we must build on the wealth
that open markets have created,
and share its benefits more equitably.
Trade has been a cornerstone of our growth and global development.
But we will not be able to sustain this growth if it favors the few,
and not the many.
- Barack Obama

I was able to lean on people for favors and things
to help out because their budget was so low.
It was half of what John Travolta's perk package is on a film.
Our whole budget was half of what his staff makes on a film.
- James Woods

Oh, that all the things my father had told me about
how disgusting Washington is are true.
And again it's the system - there are lots of nice,
well-meaning people there.
But it's a sleazy place.
And politics is all about doing favors.
- Esther Dyson

There can be no greater error than to expect,
or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation.
It is an illusion which experience must cure,
which a just pride ought to discard.
- George Washington

One answer is that the town's elected officials thought
that the project served a public purpose and that the
various subsidies and favors were worth the price.
But they may or may not have thought this.
- Michael Kinsley

In this context, the church supports and favors every
effort today to seek the full development of the personality of all human beings,
and to promote their fundamental rights,
their dignity and liberty.
- Claudio Hummes

Congress had the opportunity to extend tax relief to
working families without increasing the deficit.
Instead, we were handed a bill that favors the wealthy
and eliminates deductions that benefit the middle class.
- Rick Larsen

The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have friends in overalls
whose friendship I would not swap
for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison

Random chance seems to have operated in our favor ...
there was no deity involved.
- Spock character in the Star Trek television series

I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons
out of the hands of fools.
Let's start with typewriters.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Fortune and love favor the brave.
- Ovid

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to
truths being in and out of favor.
- Robert Frost

I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse,
for any reason, whenever it's possible.
- Milton Friedman

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill

People have accused me of being in favor of globalization.
This is equivalent to accusing me of being in favor
of the sun rising in the morning.
- Clare Short

There's something to be said in favor of working in
isolation in the real world.
- A. R. Ammons

Germany is in favor of integration precisely because we don't want dominance.
- Gerhard Schroder

We favor the economic unification of Germany.
If complete unification cannot be secured,
we shall do everything in our power to secure the maximum possible unification.
- James F. Byrnes

It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel.
It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism,
while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
- Dean Inge

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

Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation,
are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
- Frederick Douglass

We should favor innovation and freedom over regulation.
- George Allen

I am in favor of helping the prosperity of all countries because,
when we are all prosperous, the trade with each becomes
more valuable to the other.
- William Howard Taft

Overall relations between the North and the South have
developed in favor of national reconciliation,
unity and reunification.
- Kim Jong Il

I'm in favor of immigration but we also need rules.
- Gary Ackerman

Airlines are interesting.
They not only favor celebrities, they court them.
- Phil Donahue

I have a hot memory, but I know I've forgotten many things,
too, just squashed things in favor of survival.
- Iggy Pop

If you want to make a dangerous man your friend,
let him do you a favor.
- Joe E. Lewis

When you confer a benefit on those worthy of it,
you confer a favor on all.
- Publilius Syrus

However, I am willing to hear what you can produce
from Scripture in favor of any kind of slavery.
- Samuel Hopkins

I am in favor of community policing because it builds
better working relationships with the communities.
- Vincent Frank

It has been surprising to me that so few conservatives
have voiced concern over the precedence that are being
set in favor of suppression by this so-called conservative administration.
- James Bovard

When I consider life, it is all a cheat.
Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.
- John Dryden

Never claim as a right what you can ask as a favor.
- John Churton Collins

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

If you can't return a favor, pass it on.
- Louise Brown


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