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Motivational Interest Quotes

May these quotes about Interest inspire and motivate you.

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

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Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

I have a love interest in every one of my films:
a gun.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger


 

Friendship without self-interest
is one of the rare and beautiful things in life.
- James Francis Byrnes

A man's interest in a single bluebird
is worth more than a complete but dry list
of the fauna and flora of a town.
- Henry David Thoreau

I was losing interest in politics,
when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again.
What I have done since then is pretty well known.
- Abraham Lincoln


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Make the most of your regrets;
never smother your sorrow,
but tend and cherish it till it comes to have
a separate and integral interest.
To regret deeply is to live afresh.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is difficult for the common good to prevail
against the intense concentration
of those who have a special interest,
especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
- Jimmy Carter

The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.
- Irving Fisher

We all have an interest in making sure teens grow up healthy and drug-free.
- John Walters

The instant formal government is abolished,
society begins to act.
A general association takes place, and common interest
produces common security.
- Thomas Paine

Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring
in the field that interest you.
- Leigh Steinberg

They are patriotic in time of war because it is to their interest to be so,
but in time of peace they follow power and the dollar wherever they may lead.
- Henry A. Wallace

It is art that makes life, makes interest,
makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever
for the force and beauty of its process.
- Max Eastman

I never worry about diets.
The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.
- Mae West

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and
civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

Ordinary life does not interest me.
I seek only the high moments.
I am in accord with the surrealists,
searching for the marvelous.
- Anais Nin

It is hard to interest those who have everything,
in those who have nothing.
- Helen Keller

Concern for man and his fate must always form
the chief interest of all technical endeavors.
Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
- Albert Einstein

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher,
the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner,
but from their regard to their own interest.
- Adam Smith

The interest of my mother was more in the entertainment field.
She loved to go to concerts and to the theatre.
- Leon Askin

I don't think of it at the moment, but the roles that
interest me are those of young people.
- Isabelle Adjani

When interest rates are high you want the average direction
in which interest rates are moving to be downward;
when interest rates are low you want the average direction to be upward.
- John Hull

Maybe a thing that you do not like is really in your interest.
It is possible that a thing that you may desire may
be against your interest.
- Abu Bakr

Ruin is the destination toward which all men rush,
each pursuing his own best interest in a society that
believes in the freedom of the commons.
- Garrett Hardin

I have an interest in spirituality, and it opens up
so many different areas of Indian life.
- Francois Gautier

A plant's ability to grow, increase and sustain itself
became of secondary and almost minimal interest.
- Bill Munson

It was not in our interest to enter Iraq in the first place.
- William Odom

Taking an interest in what others are thinking and
doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise.
- Robert Martin

My paintings do not have a center, but depend on the
same amount of interest throughout.
- Jackson Pollock

My reading is always about musical biographies.
I have an innate interest and passion for that.
- Nina Blackwood

We have an interest in excellent relations because
we are neighbours as Europeans with Russia.
We are allies with the United States in the NATO framework.
- Joschka Fischer

As the existence of a corps of professors of mathematics is peculiar to our navy,
as well as an apparent, perhaps a real,
anomaly, some account of it may be of interest.
- Simon Newcomb

I was never that much a focus of interest in my career.
I'm aware of that now, which doesn't give me a lot of pleasure.
- Harrison Ford

He who receives money in trust to administer for the benefit of its owner,
and uses it either for his own interest or against
the wishes of its rightful owner,
is a thief.
- Jose Marti

If you wanted to dissect the structure of living cells,
genetic analysis was an extremely powerful method,
so my interest turned to that.
- Joshua Lederberg

In those days the big U.S.
labels didn't have any particular interest in the Latin market.
- Ruben Blades

Marriage is like a bank account.
You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
- Irwin Corey

I have maintained a passionate interest in education,
which leads me occasionally to make foolish and ill-considered
remarks alleging that not everything is well in our schools.
- Philip Pullman

He who becomes a Muslim does so in his own interest.
- Abu Bakr

We have believed for many years, much earlier than
anyone else was talking about this issue,
that it was in the interest of China to evolve to a
more flexible exchange rate system.
- Rodrigo Rato

I believe in the transformational power of liberty.
I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation's interests.
I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation's interest.
- George W. Bush

It is in the country's best interest that Tony Blair
rather than Michael Howard should form the next government.
- Robert Jackson

We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn
to direct our inner drives,
our interest and our attention to something besides ourselves.
- Ethel Percy Andrus

I kind of lost interest in the classical dance.
I was very much interested in the modern choreography.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

Sex, a great and mysterious motive force in human life,
has indisputably been a subject of absorbing interest
to mankind through the ages.
- William J. Brennan, Jr.

Yes, of course that's true but you know,
the irony of all that is that before the accident,
I'd pretty much lost interest in playing drums.
- Rick Allen

We can hope that men will understand that the interest of all are the same,
that hope lies in cooperation.
We can then perhaps keep PEACE.
- Alva Myrdal

Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

And so Fannie Mae produces very strong results for investors in -
when interest rates are high and when interest rates are low,
in recession and during booms.
- Franklin Raines

The great thing and the hard thing is to stick to thing
when you have outlived the first interest and not yet
the second which comes with a sort of mastery.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library.
And if a library have interest it is;
if not,
it isn't.
- Carolyn Wells

I have observed, too, that the people of the many countries
that I have visited are showing an ever increasing
interest in the classical and traditional music of their own cultures.
- George Crumb

For years, I had heard about the lack of interest in literature in the U.S.
and I had complained about it.
I failed to understand how people could fail to be moved by art.
- Rita Dove

A tree against the sky possesses the same interest,
the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human.
- Georges Rouault

It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth
should be found everywhere.
- Edmund Burke

When I was a kid, I never saw a puppet show.
I never played with puppets or had any interest in them.
- Jim Henson

We have lost all our big Australian industries and icons,
including Qantas when it sold 25 % of its shares and
a controlling interest to British Airways.
- Pauline Hanson

We are so happy to advise others that occasionally
we even do it in their interest.
- Jules Renard

It's hard to get into Newsweek because,
as more of our former intellectual magazines take on a pop focus,
if there's no buzz, there's no interest.
- Branford Marsalis

I'm always amazed at anyone's interest in what I have to say.
- Orlando Bloom

I see a resurgence of interest in poetry.
I am less optimistic about the prospects for the arts
when it comes to federal funding.
- Rita Dove

There's a lot of interest there in the missions that
I fly on and the ones my brother's involved with.
- Mark Kelly

I've always written, all my life, and when I was very
young I developed an interest in poetry.
- Jeffery Deaver

At the age of 12, I developed an intense interest in mathematics.
On exposure to algebra, I was fascinated by simultaneous
equations and read ahead of the class to the end of the book.
- John Pople

I had an interest, for as long as I could remember,
in theater.
- Antoinette Perry

My commitment to the security and future of Israel
is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest.
Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage.
- Gerald R. Ford

I spent my time trying to understand grand jury procedure -
a topic about which I never before had the slightest interest.
- Donella Meadows

I don't have any structured grand plan;
I just intend to keep writing about the things that
interest me-some of which change,
some of which don't.
- Greg Egan


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