A Quote by A.J. Cronin on appreciation, gratitude, life, neighbors, and philosophy

Gratitude is something of which none of us can give too much. For on the smiles, the thanks we give, our little gestures of appreciation, our neighbors build up their philosophy of life.

A.J. Cronin

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A Quote by Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton] on adversity, boldness, heroism, and life

Adversity is the seed of well-doing: it is the nurse of heroism and boldness; who that hath enough, will endanger himself to have more? who that is at ease, will set his life on the hazard?

Akhnaton (c.1375 - c.1353 BC)

Source: title taken by Amenhotep IV

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A Quote by Airplay on fiction, life, mystery, and planning

Stranger than fiction Life is a mystery Nothing is turning, turning out The way that I planned it to be.


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A Quote by Aimee Semple Mcpherson on cruelty, divinity, jesus, life, love, sacrifice, and selfishness

We are all making a crown for Jesus out of these daily lives of ours, either a crown of golden, divine love, studded with gems of sacrifice and adoration, or a thorny crown, filled with the cruel briars of unbelief, or selfishness, and sin...

Aimee Semple Mcpherson (1890 - 1944)

Source: "What Shall I Do with Jesus," Pt II, This Is That, 1923.

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on life and mind


The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

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A Quote by Agnes Sligh Turnbull on dogs, faults, and life

Dog's lives are too short, their only fault really.

Agnes Sligh Turnbull (1888 - 1979)

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on friendship, good, life, time, weather, together, pleasant, cloudy, metaphor, friends, sigh, tear, leaving, and farewell

Life! we've been long together, Through pleasant and through cloudy weather; 'Tis hard to part when friends are dear, Perhaps 'twill cost a sigh, a tear; Then steal away, give little warning; Choose thine own time; Say not 'Good-night'; but in some brighter clime Bid me 'Good-morning'.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

Source: Ode to Life

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A Quote by Agnes Machphail on life


Do not rely completely on any other human being; however, dear. We meet life's greatest tests alone.

Agnes Machphail

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A Quote by Agnes Repplier on leisure, life, and pleasure

It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.

Agnes Repplier (1855 - 1950)

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A Quote by Agnes de Mille on decisions, destiny, and life

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.

Agnes de Mille (1908 -)

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