sincerity

A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on friendship and sincerity

A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may think aloud.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: Essays: Friendship

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A Quote by Publius Cornelius Tacitus on anger, expectation, fear, freedom, habits, sincerity, truth, and wonder

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus (c.55 - c.120 AD)

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A Quote by Philip Gilbert Hamerton on charity, hope, lies, practice, respect, sincerity, and tolerance

The only hope of preserving what is best, lies in the practice of an immense charity, a wide tolerance, a sincere respect for opinions that are not ours.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1834 - 1894)

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A Quote by Peter Hunt on beauty, beginning, death, enthusiasm, justice, purpose, sincerity, and time

. . . Unhesitatingly take whatever material is readily at hand, and with enthusiasm and sincerity make something for a utilitarian purpose or just for the beauty of it. If at the very beginning you realize you aren't going to have a grand time making it, just stop right there, because just as sure as death the result will be a tired, dreary affair.

Peter Hunt

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A Quote by Prophet Muhammad on absence, fear, god, good, sincerity, and wives

After fear of God, a believer gains nothing better for him than a good wife who obeys him if he gives her a command, pleases him if he looks at her, is true to him if he adjures her to do something, and is sincere towards him regarding her person and his property if he is absent.

Muhammad (570 - 632)

Source: Sayings of Muhammad. by Prof. Ghazi Ahmad

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A Quote by Morihei Ueshiba on creation, fulfillment, harmony, heart, heaven, love, mankind, purpose, and sincerity

Mankind's role is to fulfill his heaven-sent purpose through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all creation and loves all things.

Morihei Ueshiba

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A Quote by Mencius on action, sincerity, and words

The great man does not think beforehand of his words that they may be sincere, nor of his actions that they may be resolute-he simply speaks and does what is right.

Mencius (c.372 - c.289 BC)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on danger, ignorance, sincerity, stupidity, and world

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: Strength to Love, 1963

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A Quote by Mark Twain on emotion and sincerity

Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on day, fate, indifference, perfection, sincerity, and tranquility

This is moral perfection: to live each day as though it were the last; to be tranquil, sincere, yet not indifferent to one's fate.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations

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