A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on buddha, recites, sacred, texts, heedless, cowherd, cows, holy, partake, blessings, metaphor, and teaching

Much though he recites the sacred texts, but acts not accordingly, that heedless man is like a cowherd who only counts the cows of others — he does not partake of the blessings of the holy life.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Dhammapada: DHP I, 19;The Buddha's Path of Wisdom, translated from the Pali by Acharya Buddharakkhita,

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A Quote by The Bible on blessings, service, and calling

When God increases our blessings, it is not meant to be our reward, it's a call to do greater things as worthy tenants of His vineyard... Mark 12:1-12

The Bible

Source: The Holy Bible

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A Quote by Carlos Castaneda on blessings and challenge

The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge, while an ordinary man takes everything as a blessing or a curse.

Carlos Castaneda (1931 -)

Source: The Wheel Of Time : The Shamans Of Mexico Their Thoughts About Life Death And The Universe, Pages: 140

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A Quote by Abraham H. Maslow on blessings, evil, suffering, and tragedy

Getting used to our blessings is one of the most important nonevil generators of human evil, tragedy and suffering.

Abraham Maslow (1908 - 1970)

Source: Motivation & Personality

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A Quote by Brian Tracy on blessings, children, decisions, goals, and parenthood

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on blessings, capitalism, sharing, socialism, vices, and virtue

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Saying

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on blessings

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on blessings

All that we behold is full of blessings.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on blessings, caring, earth, eternity, love, poets, praise, purity, and truth

Blessings be with them, and eternal praise, Who gave us nobler loves, and nobler cares!- The Poets, who on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Personal Talk. Stanza 4.

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on blessings, charity, death, duty, god, good, grace, love, mind, motherhood, and obedience

DUCHESS OF YORK: God bless thee, and put meekness in thy mind, Love, charity, obedience, and true duty! GLOUCESTER: [Aside ] Amen and make me die a good old man! That is the butt-end of a mother's blessing: I marvel why her grace did leave it out.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: King Richard III, Act 1I, Scene 2

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