blessings

A Quote by Joseph F. Smith on blessings, children, colors, god, mankind, men, power, privilege, and world

God has given to all men an agency and has granted to us the privilege to serve him or serve him not, to do that which is right or that which is wrong, and this privilege is given to all men irrespective of creed, color or condition. The wealthy have this agency, the poor have this agency, and no man is deprived by any power of God from exercising it in the fullest and in the freest manner. This agency has been given to all. This is a blessing that God has bestowed upon the world of mankind, upon all his children alike.

Joseph F. Smith (1838 - 1918)

Source: Journal of Discourses 24:175.

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A Quote by Joseph Addison on blessings, mind, and world

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.

Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

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A Quote by Joseph Addison on blessings and patience

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shapes of pains, losses and the disappointments; but let us have patience, and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

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A Quote by John Heywood on blessings

Out of Gods blessing into the warme Sunne.

John Heywood (1497? - 1580)

Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. v. 1546

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on america, blessings, citizenship, conscience, deed, earth, freedom, god, good, history, judgment, love, reward, work, and world

My fellow citizens of the world, ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man. With a good conscience our only sure reward, with history the final judge of our deeds, let us go forth to lead the land we love, asking His blessing and His help, but knowing that here on earth God's work must truly be our own.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Source: [see Cicero, 1st century BC]

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A Quote by John Calvin on achievement, beauty, blessings, deed, difficulty, dignity, evil, god, intention, love, men, and nature

Assuredly there is but one way in which to achieve what is not merely difficult but utterly against human nature: to love those who hate us, to repay their evil deeds with benefits, to return blessings for reproaches. It is that we remember not to consider men's evil intention but to look upon the image of God in them, which cancels and effaces their transgressions, and with its beauty and dignity allures us to love and embrace them.

John Calvin (1509 - 1564)

Source: The Institutes of the Christian Religion

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A Quote by John Byrom on blessings, faith, and god

God bless the King,-I mean the faith's defender! God bless-no harm in blessing-the Pretender! But who pretender is, or who is king,- God bless us all!-that 's quite another thing.

John Byrom (1692 - 1763)

Source: To an Officer of the Army, extempore.

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A Quote by John Adams on blessings, gold, heaven, honesty, men, presidency, and quotations

I Pray Heaven to bestow the best of blessing on THIS HOUSE, and on All that shall hereafter Inhabit it. May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof! President Franklin D. Roosevelt had this lettered in gold in the marble over the fireplace in the State Dining Room of the White House. The quotation above follows the capitalization used in the inscription.

John Adams (1735 - 1826)

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A Quote by Jessie Evans Smith on blessings, fatherhood, gifts, heart, songs, and trying

A song from the heart will be answered with a blessing on the head. I've been blessed trying to repay my Heavenly Father for his gift to me.

Jessie Evans Smith

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A Quote by Jeremy Taylor on blessings, integrity, liberty, and life

The privative blessings-the blessings of immunity, safeguard, liberty, and integrity- which we enjoy deserve the thanksgiving of a whole life.

Jeremy Taylor (1613 - 67)

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