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Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardor the strongest instincts of my nature.More [02/07/2008 12:02:00]
Fascist Grape Picker:
Companion, with fascist ardor we offer the golden fruit of our vineyards.



Reporter:
Has it been washed?

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Cathy Whitaker:
That was the day I stopped believing in the wild ardor of things. Perhaps in love, as well. That kind of love. The love in books and films. The love that tells us to abandon our lives and plans, all for one brief touch of Venus. So often we fail at that kind of love. The world just seems too fragile a place for it. And of every other kind, life remains full. Perhaps it's just we who are too fragile.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
One pits his wits against apparently inscrutable nature, wooing her with ardor but nature is blind justice who cannot recognize personal identity.
Charles Brenton HMore [08/31/2011 09:08:46]
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.More [11/07/2011 01:11:02]
The man who is just and resolute will not be moved from his
settled purpose, either by the misdirected rage of his fellow
citizens, or by the threats of an imperious tryant.
[Lat., Justum et tenacem propositi virum
Non civium ardor prava jubentium,
Non vultus instantis tyranni,
Mente quatit solida.]More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought
for with ardor and attended to with diligence.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Oh, Brethren, it is sickening work to think of your cushioned seats, your chants, your anthems, your choirs, your organs, your gowns, and your bands, and I know not what besides, all made to be instruments of religious luxury, if not of pious dissipation, while ye need far more to be stirred up and incited to holy ardor for the propagation of the truth as it is in Jesus.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Tolerance - the function of an extinguished ardor - tolerance cannot seduce the young.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Young gentlemen, who are to display their knowledge to the world, should have every motive of emulation, should be formed into regular classes, should read and dispute together, should have all the honors, and, if one may say so, the pomp of learning set before them, to call up their ardor. It is their business, and they should apply to it as such.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who wishes to fight must first count the cost. When you engage in actual fighting, if victory is long in coming, then men's weapons will grow dull and their ardor will be dampened. If you lay siege to a town, you will exhaust your strength.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What wretched doings come from the ardor of fame; the love of truth alone would never make one man attack another bitterly.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who is satisfied has never truly craved, and he who craves for the light of God neglects his ease for ardor.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We should measure affection, not like youngsters by the ardor of its passion, but by its strength and constancy.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The only way forward is in the direction of a common passion, for nothing in the universe can ultimately resist the cumulative ardor of the collective soul.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Eucharist had so powerful an attraction for the Blessed Virgin that she could not live away from It. She lived in It and by It. She passed her days and her nights at the feet of her Divine Son... Her love for her hidden God shone in her countenance and communicated its ardor to all about her.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whenever our life is stirred by truth, it expresses energy and comes to be filled, as it were, with a creative ardor. This consciousness of the creative urge is evidence of the force of truth on our mind.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is unfortunately very true that, without leisure and money, love can be no more than an orgy of the common man. Instead of being a sudden impulse full of ardor and reverie, it becomes a distastefully utilitarian affair.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A strenuous soul hates cheap success. It is the ardor of the assailant that makes the vigor of the defendant.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Speaking one day to Monsieur de Buffon, on the present ardor of chemical inquiry, he affected to consider chemistry but as cookery, and to place the toils of the laboratory on the footing with those of the kitchen. I think it, on the contrary, among the most useful of sciences, and big with future discoveries for the utility and safety of the human race.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe verbal felicity is the fruit of ardor, of diligence, and of refusing to be false.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Youth is a beautiful dream, on whose brightness books shed a blinding dust. Will ever the day come when the wise link the joy of knowledge to youth's dream? Will ever the day come when Nature becomes the teacher of man, humanity his book and life his school? Youth's joyous purpose cannot be fulfilled until that day comes. Too slow is our march toward spiritual elevation, because we make so little use of youth's ardor.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
May I reach That purest heaven - be to other souls The cup of strength in some great agony; Enkindle generous ardor, feed pure love, Beget the smiles that have no cruelty. Be the sweet presence of a good diffused, And in the diffusion ever more intense! So shall I join the choir invisible Whose music is the gladness of the world.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Oh, trebly blest the placid lot of those whose hearth foundations are in pure love laid, where husband's breast with tempered ardor glows, and wife, oft mother, is in heart a maid!More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardor the strongest instincts of my nature.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She was one of those people who was born for the greatness of a single love, for exaggerated hatred, for apocalyptic vengance, and for the most sublime forms of heroism but she was unable to shape her fate to the dimensions of her amorous vocation, so it was lived out as something flat and gray trapped between her mother's sickroom walls, wretched tenements, and the tortured confessions with which this large, opulent, hot-blooded woman made for maternity, abundance, action, and ardor- was consuming herself.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There was a new kind of strength in the gravity of her face, and her colors still gave her that look of deep-seated health and ardor.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How little praise warms out of a man the good that is in him, as the sneer of contempt which he feels is unjust chill the ardor to excel.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In part of Lord Kames' Elements of Criticism, he says that "music improves the relish of a banquet." That I deny,--any more than painting might do. They may both be additional pleasures, as well as conversation is, but are perfectly distinct notices; and cannot, with the least propriety, be said to mix or blend with the repast, as none of them serve to raise the flavor of the wine, the sauce, the meat, or help to quicken appetite. But music and painting both add a spirit to devotion, and elevate the ardor.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In work consists the true pride of life; grounded in active employment, though early ardor may abate, it never degenerates into indifference, and age lives in perennial youth. Life is a weariness only to the idle, or where the soul is empty.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In the ardor of his enthusiasm, a youth set forth in quest of a man of whom he might take counsel as to his future, but after long search and many disappointments, he came near relinquishing the pursuit as hopeless, when suddenly it occurred to him that one must first be a man to find a man, and profiting by this suggestion, he set himself to the work of becoming himself the man he had been seeking so long and fruitlessly.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's not because I've -what is the phrase? -'swept you off your feet' by my -er- ardor?More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
administrative purpose usually outruns the facts. Indeed the administrative official's ardor for facts usually begins when he wants to change the facts!More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One pits his wits against apparently inscrutable nature, wooing her with ardor but nature is blind justice who cannot recognize personal identity.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Friendship is an obstetric art; it draws out our richest and deepest resources; it unfolds the wings of our dreams and hidden indeterminate thoughts; it serves as a check on our judgements, tries out our new ideas, keeps up our ardor, and inflames our enthusiasm.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The only initiation which I advocate and which I look for with all the ardor of my Soul, is that by which we are able to enter into the Heart of God within us, and there make an Indissoluble Marriage, which makes us the Friend and Spouse of the Repairer … there is no other way to arrive at this Holy Initiation than for us to delve more and more into the depth of our Soul and to not let go of the prize until we have succeeded in liberating its lively and vivifying origin.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It must be thoroughly understood that war is a necessity, and that the more readily we accept it,the less will be the ardor of our opponents, and that out of the greatest dangers communities and individuals acquire the greatest glory.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The President of the United States of necessity owes his election to office to the suffrage and zealous labors of a political party, the members of which cherish with ardor and regard as of essential importance the principles of their party organization; but he should strive to be always mindful of the fact that he serves his party best who serves the country best.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In the ardor of pursuit men soon forget the goal from which they start.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Moderation cannot have the credit of combatiug and subduing ambition, they are never found together. Moderation is the languor and indolence of the soul, as ambition is its activity and ardor.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Always man needs woman for his friend. He needs her clearer vision, her subtler insight, her softer thought, her winged soul, her pure and tender heart. Always woman needs man to be her friend. She needs the vigor of his purpose, the ardor of his will, his calmer judgment, his braver force of action, his reverence and his devotion.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The very voices of the night, sounding like the moan of the tempest, may turn out to be the disguised yet tender voices of God, calling away from all earthly footsteps, to mount with greater singleness of eye and ardor of aim the alone ladder of safety and peace upward, onward, heavenward, homeward.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sociology was born of the modern ardor to improve society.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cultivate an appreciation and passion for books. I’m using passion in the fullest sense of the word: a deep, fervent emotion, a state of intense desire; an enthusiastic ardor for something or someone.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I remind you that I belong with great ardor to everyone and for this reason I am suffering immensely for all.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Consider love: is there a nobler outpouring, a rapture less suspect? Its shudders rival music, compete with the tears of solitude and of ecstasy: sublime...but a sublimity inseperable from the urinary tract: transports bordering upon excretion, a heaven of the glands, sudden sancitity of the orifices. It takes no more than a moment of attention for this intoxication, shaken, to cast you back into the ordures of physiology or a moment of fatigue to recognize that so much ardor produces only a variety of mucous.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Godly enthusiasm is not a fire of our own kindling...If a man, however, has caught fire, let me not quench the Spirit by dampening the ardor of his pure devotion. Enthusiasm is not contrary to reason; it is reason - on fire.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Without wishing to damp the ardor of curiosity or influence the freedom of inquiry, I will hazard a prediction that, after the most industrious and impartial researchers, the longest liver of you all will find no principles, institutions or systems of education more fit in general to be transmitted to your posterity than those you have received from your ancestors.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Among absent lovers, ardor always fares better.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Tyranny brings ignorance and brutality with it. It degrades men from their just rank into the class of brutes; it damps their spirits; it suppresses art; it extinguishes every spark of noble ardor and generosity in the breasts of those who are enslaved by it; it makes naturally strong and great minds feeble and little, and triumphs over the ruins of virtue and humanity.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The soul of one who serves God always swims in joy, always keeps holiday, is always in her palace of jubilation, ever singing with fresh ardor and fresh pleasure a new song of joy and love.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As each man's strength gives out, as it no longer responds to his will, the inertia of the whole gradually comes to rest on the commander's will alone. The ardor of his spirit must rekindle the flame of purpose in all others; his inward fire must revive their hope.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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