concern

A Quote by Anna Akhmatova on concern, death, heart, suffering, and women

Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn.

Anna Akhmatova (1888 - 1966)

Source: Lot’s Wife, composed 1922—1924

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A Quote by Anatole France on concern, happiness, and neighbors

Those who have given themselves the most concern about the happiness of peoples have made their neighbors very miserable.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

Source: Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, 1881.

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on ancestry, climate, concern, conversation, interest, and weather

WEATHER, n. The climate of the hour. A permanent topic of conversation among persons whom it does not interest, but who have inherited the tendency to chatter about it from naked arboreal ancestors whom it keenly concerned.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on concern, jealousy, losing, and worth

JEALOUS, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on concern, conviction, disease, friendship, mankind, mistakes, patience, religion, and salvation

INDIGESTION, n. A disease which the patient and his friends frequently mistake for deep religious conviction and concern for the salvation of mankind.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on concern, future, machines, time, and value

CLOCK, n. A machine of great moral value to man, allaying his concern for the future by reminding him what a lot of time remains to him.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on concern, existence, and information

So far as the mere imparting of information is concerned, no university has had any justification for existence since the popularization of printing in the fifteenth century.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

Source: The Aims of Education.

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A Quote by Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr. on concern, day, facts, jobs, mind, necessity, secrets, success, time, and work

The late Alfred P. Sloan, Ir., long-time executive of General Motors Corporation, had a fivepoint "secret of success." It was: 1. Get the facts. 2. Recognize the equities of all concerned. 3. Realize the necessity of doing a better job every day. 4. Keep an open mind. 5. Work hard.

Alfred Sloan (1875 - 1960)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on charity, concern, faith, government, hope, life, mankind, and world

For forms of government let fools contest; Whate'er is best administer'd is best. For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right. In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle iii. Line 303.

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on awareness, concern, good, honesty, influence, justice, peace, politics, and reason

All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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