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A Quote by George David Stewart on heart, prayer, remedies, time, and worry

Time spent on the knees in prayer will do more to remedy heart strain and nerve worry than anything else.

George David Stewart

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on disease and remedies

The remedy is worse than the disease.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on evil, remedies, and time

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils, for time is the greatest innovator.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Innovations (1597-1625)

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A Quote by Fernando de Rojas on god and remedies

When God wounds from on high he will follow with the remedy.

Fernando de Rojas (1465 - 1538)

Source: La Celestina

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A Quote by Ezra Taft Benson on america, blessings, desires, fear, god, government, humility, memory, needs, prayer, problems, and remedies

In the 1940s while serving as the executive officer of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives in Washington, D.C., I saw in a Hilton Hotel a placard depicting Uncle Sam, representing America, on his knees in humility and prayer. Beneath the placard was the inscription, "Not beaten there by the hammer and sickle, but freely, responsibly, confidently. . . . We need fear nothing or no one save God." That picture has stayed in my memory ever since; America on her knees in recognition that all our blessings come from God! America on her knees out of a desire to serve the God of this land by keeping his commandments! America on her knees, not driven there in capitulation to some despotic government, but on her knees freely, willingly, gratefully! This is the sovereign remedy to all of our problems and the preservation of our liberties.

Ezra Taft Benson (1899 - 1994)

Source: Ensign, November 1976, p. 35.

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A Quote by Ernest Benn on art, existence, politics, remedies, and trouble

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.

Ernest Benn

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A Quote by Edward O. Sisson on children, clarity, confusion, desires, enemies, facts, generations, good, habits, hatred, ignorance, instinct, knowledge, learning, life, love, men, men and women, needs, perception, philosophy, problems, reading, remedies,

Abraham Lincoln tells somewhere that as a boy when he met an obscure or ambiguous sentence in his reading it threw him into a sort of rage. The fact is that this was simply a form of instinct for clear thinking which is found in every child and manifests itself abundantly to the perception of the good teacher. Far more important than any particular piece of knowledge, than geography or arithmetic or spelling, is this love of clearness in our mental life and instinctive hatred of confusion and obscurity. Let us learn to know what we know clearly and definitely, and also how we know it. The great intellectual need of men and women in the outer world is not so much more knowledge as it is better knowledge and better thinking. There is much philosophy in the humorist's remark, "It was never my ignorance that done me up, but the things I know'd that wasn't so." The great enemies of intellectual life are superstition, gullibility, and fallacious reasoning. A mere knowledge of facts, important as that is, is no safeguard against these. A conscious desire and resolve to think clearly is the true remedy. Our national success will depend largely upon the development of a generation of men and women who have formed a love and habit of clear thinking and who can do their part in solving the problems that confront civilized man today.

Edward O. Sisson

Source: The Essentials of Character, The Macmillan Company, 1915

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A Quote by E. R. (Eric Rucker) Eddison on discontent, men, mountains, remedies, time, wisdom, and world

The great mountains of the world are a great remedy if men but did know it against our modern discontent and ambitions. In the hills is wisdom's fount. They are deep in time.

E. R. Eddison (1882 - 1945)

Source: The Worm Ouroboros

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on constitution, habits, health, patience, remedies, and wishes

A careful physician . . . before he attempts to administer a remedy to his patient, must investigate not only the malady of the man he wishes to cure, but also his habits when in health, and his physical constitution.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

Source: On the Orator, II.

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A Quote by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov on disease and remedies

When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it can't be cured.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860 - 1904)

Source: The Cherry Orchard

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