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Begetting Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Begetting

Please enjoy these Begetting Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The business is a very tricky obstacle course,
and you should be very clear about work begetting work.
If you're not working, you're not interesting.
- Elisabeth Rohm

The natural man has only two primal passions,
to get and to beget.
- William Osler

I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience -
it also marks the time,
which is four o clock in the morning,
and saves a description of the rising sun,
and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

 

Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness.
- Sophocles

Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust.
Service brings satisfaction.
Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
- James Cash Penney

For the impious act begets more after it,
like to the parent stock.
- Aeschylus

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For the beautiful word begets the beautiful deed.
- Thomas Mann

Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind,
forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that
it begets more evil than it kills.'
- Immanuel Kant

Dependence begets subservience and venality,
suffocates the germ of virtue,
and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.
- Thomas Jefferson

Here's a very good rule of thumb in politics:
losing begets losing.
- John Podhoretz

Love begets love, love knows no rules,
this is same for all.
- Virgil

Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness.
- Henry Fielding

Insult is powerful.
Insult begets both rage and humor and often at the same time.
- Suzanne Fields

Work begets work.
- Brion James

Union of religious sentiments begets a surprising confidence.
- James Madison

Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls,
emulation.
- Henry Fielding

There are in fact two things, science and opinion;
the former begets knowledge,
the later ignorance.
- Hippocrates

Arguments, like children, should be like the subject that begets them.
- Thomas Dekker

Life begets life.
Energy creates energy.
It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
- Sarah Bernhardt

Love begets love.
This torment is my joy.
- Theodore Roethke

Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there
is the same difference as from taste to genius,
or from love to friendship.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater

Solitude begets whimsies.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

Scare answers to scare, and force begets force,
until at length it comes to be seen that we are racing
one against another after a phantom security which
continually vanishes as we approach.
- Henry Campbell-Bannerman

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge:
it is those who know little, and not those who know much,
who so positively assert that this or that problem
will never be solved by science.
- Charles Darwin

Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds
and roots from which they come,
and trees are known by the fruits they bear:
as a man begets a man,
and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes
a government upon the foundation of justice.
- Algernon Sidney

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live a creative life
we must lose our fear of being wrong.
- Joseph Chilton Pearce

Honor tradition AND question tradition.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserves your love and affection.
- The Buddha

Ninety-nine percent of who you are
is invisible and untouchable.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Honor, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Choice,
Vision, Action, Celebration, Unity -
The Values of an Inspired Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor diversity in all seasons.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who sows virtue reaps honor.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

To love someone deeply gives you strength.
Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

The greatest way to live with honor in this world
is to be what we pretend to be.
- Socrates

I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

I grant myself the Honor of being ME.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

Let us honor all children,
and put ourselves into service
preparing a magnificent
earthly home for future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Once you respect yourself, there is no longer
any reason to disrespect anyone else.
Once you are confident of your own worthiness,
the worthiness of others ceases to be an issue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The glue that holds all relationships together -
including the relationship between; the leader and the led
is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
- Brian Tracy

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer


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