improvement

A Quote by Marshall Clyde on friendship, improvement, and men

Example sheds a genial ray That men are apt to follow, So first improve your self today And then your friends tomorrow.

Marshall Clyde (1962 -)

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A Quote by Marina Schinz on effort, expectation, future, garden, guidance, heart, hope, improvement, modesty, nature, paradise, vision, and world

To create a garden is to search for a better world. In our effort to improve on nature, we are guided by a vision of paradise. Whether the result is a horticultural masterpiece or only a modest vegetable patch, it is based on the expectation of a glorious future. This hope for the future is at the heart of all gardening.

Marina Schinz

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on improvement, interest, kindness, losing, opportunity, time, and world

Remember how often you have postponed minding your interest, and let slip those opportunities the gods have given you. It is now high time to consider what sort of world you are part of, and from what kind of governor of it you are descended; that you have a set period assigned you to act in, and unless you improve it to brighten and compose your thoughts, it will quickly run off with you, and be lost beyond recovery.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by Luther Burbank on improvement, knowledge, love, plants, science, and secrets

The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love.

Luther Burbank (1849 - 1926)

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A Quote by Loyd J. Ericson on achievement, christ, circumstances, clarity, desires, direction, feeling, goals, god, growth, heart, idealism, improvement, men, mind, simplicity, understanding, and world

To resolve an issue of improvement of circumstances - to nurture positive growth - the first step is to clearly define and state it in as simple terms as possible. The more concise and clear one's goal is stated - an ideal he desires to achieve - the better he can focus thoughts upon its essentials. One must go beyond what he already understands, by projecting his mind and the feelings of his heart into hitherto unknown areas; and, call upon God for new light upon which to proceed. Such internal direction is available to all persons, because the light of Christ, "was the light of men . . . which lighteth every man that cometh into the world." John 1:4, 9

Loyd J. Ericson

Source: Loyd J. Ericson, The Sower and the Divine Pattern of Progress, Boise, Idaho, 1998

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A Quote by Loyd J. Ericson on adoption, beginning, desires, discontent, idealism, improvement, life, and mind

When one recognizes a discontented desire for improvement in his life, his mind begins to cast about for ways to resolve the issue - to adopt a new ideal to live by - for moving from where he is to where he desires to be.

Loyd J. Ericson

Source: Loyd J. Ericson, The Sower and the Divine Pattern of Progress, Boise, Idaho, 1998

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on age, children, desires, good, improvement, life, motherhood, people, planning, sorrow, understanding, and work

I have made a plan for my life, as I am in my teens, and no more a child. I am old for my age and don't care much for girls' things. People think I'm wild and queer; but mother understands and helps me. I have not told anyone about my plans but I am going to be good. . . . Now I'm going to work really, for I feel a desire to improve and be a help and comfort, not a care and sorrow to my dear mother.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

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A Quote by Lorenzo Snow on brevity, discovery, happiness, history, humanity, impossibility, improvement, intelligence, inventions, justice, liberty, life, progress, sharing, and world

A new century dawns upon the world today. The hundred years just completed were the most momentous in the history of man upon this planet. It would be impossible in a hundred days to make even a brief summary of the notable events, the marvelous developments, the grand achievements and the beneficial inventions and discoveries, which mark the progress of the ten decades now left behind in the ceaseless march of humanity. The very mention of the nineteenth century suggested advancement, improvement, liberty and light. Happy are we to have lived amidst its wonders and shared in the riches of its treasures of intelligence!

Lorenzo Snow (1814 - 1901)

Source: On January 1, 1901, the First Presidency greeted the world:

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A Quote by Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay on duty, economics, government, idleness, improvement, intelligence, laws, nations, peace, people, punishment, rest, and reward

Our rulers will best promote the improvement of the nation by strictly confining themselves to their own legitimate duties, by leaving capital to find its most lucrative course, commodities their fair price, industry and intelligence their natural reward, idleness and folly their natural punishment, by maintaining peace, by defending property, by diminishing the price of law, and by observing strict economy in every department of the state. Let the Government do this: the People will assuredly do the rest.

Lord Macaulay Thomas Babington (1800 - 1859)

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A Quote by Lloyd Dobens on improvement and journeys

Continual improvement is an unending journey.

Lloyd Dobens

Source: Thinking About Quality

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