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Precious Quotes
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If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Everyone has a "best friend" during each stage of life,
but only a precious few have the same one.
- Anonymous

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious,
one should preserve it.
- Anais Nin

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We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being
to those who are on the road with you,
and accept as something precious
what comes back to you from them.
- Albert Schweitzer

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein


 

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

It was my father who taught me to value myself.
He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that
I was the most precious thing in his life.
- Dawn French

Time and health are two precious assets that we don't
recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.
- Denis Waitley

I confessed recently to an old friend,
"I realized I was looking at you,
in your visit, through old glasses.
Speaking old words.
Telling old stories.
I realize that in my life I've made so many
physical changes and I need to give my spirit time to catch up."
Time for my spirit to look at my friend
through the new glasses of current life experiences.
Old friends are precious.
They become even more treasured when they are wrapped
in the currentness of life experiences
and not relegated to the past in which they once lived.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute
your unique donation to humankind.
Each face in the rainbow of colors that populate our
world is precious and special.
- Morris Dees

Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles
and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.
- Giotto di Bondone

We trust something in a grocery store and assume it's good.
We don't learn about the most precious thing in life-the food we put in our body.
Educate yourself!
- Paul Prudhomme

Freedom and opportunity are precious gifts and the
purpose of our politics is to expand them,
for all our people.
- Ed Miliband

In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism,
American citizenship is a very precious possession.
- Phyllis Schlafly

When I did get home this last time, we had all these plans to go out.
And then we hardly stepped outside because the time
together seemed too precious.
- Emily Watson

There is nothing in the genius of America more precious
today than the spirit of religious and political tolerance
in its application to our own people.
- Paul Harris

Time is the most precious element of human existence.
The successful person knows how to put energy into
time and how to draw success from time.
- Denis Waitley

Is there something we have forgotten? Some precious thing we have lost,
wandering in strange lands?
- Arna Bontemps

Understand that friends come and go,
but with a precious few you should hold on.
The older you get, the more you need the people who
knew you when you were young.
- Mary Schmich

The past is only the present become invisible and mute;
and because it is invisible and mute,
its memorized glances and its murmurs are infinitely precious.
We are tomorrow's past.
- Mary Webb

Good listeners, like precious gems, are to be treasured.
- Walter Anderson

Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.
- Herodotus

You have to get beyond your own precious inner experiences.
- Stella Adler

Voting is the most precious right of every citizen,
and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.
- Hillary Clinton

In wartime, truth is so precious that she
should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
- Winston Churchill

She had her reward!
- that reward of which no enemie could deprive her,
which no slanders could make less precious -
the eternal reward of knowing that she had done her duty.
- Ernestine L. Rose

The love of one's own sex is precious,
for it is neither provoked by vanity nor retained by flattery;
it is genuine and sincere.
- Maria Mitchell

Oh, how precious is time, and how it pains me to see it slide away,
while I do so little to any good purpose.
- David Brainerd

At my age, I realize that my most precious possession is time,
and I've got too much unfinished work to do to spend
even a minute talking about myself.
- Benny Carter

If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless.
If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character,
his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
- Alexander Smith

A human person is infinitely precious and must be unconditionally protected.
- Hans Kung

That was the big effect Lord of the Rings had on me.
It was discovering New Zealand.
And even more precious were the people-
not at all like the Australians.
- Ian Mckellen

Confidence is such a fragile and precious thing.
- David Duval

The most precious things in speech are pauses.
- Ralph Richardson

We cannot live, suffer or die for somebody else,
for suffering is too precious to be shared.
- Edward Dahlberg

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
- John Milton

As far as I know, you only get one shot at this life.
It only goes round once and time is precious.
When I'm not working, you'd better spend that time with someone important.
- Benjamin Bratt

For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
- Samuel Butler

In the power of fixing the attention lies the most
precious of the intellectual habits.
- Robert Hall

Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
- Benjamin Disraeli

It is your work to clear away the mass of encumbering material of thoughts,
so that you may bring into plain view the precious
thing at the center of the mass.
- Robert Collier

Happy is the person who cherishes the precious lessons
of the past and lives vigorously in the present.
- Jerome Hines

It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism
under the pretext that independence and revolution are important,
but that peace is still more precious.
- Kim Il Sung

Truth is life's most precious commodity.
- Edwin Louis Cole

My closest friend is canine.
I have precious few close friends, and most of them are not actors.
- Judd Nelson

Life is precious and there's not a lot of room for anger.
- Fran Drescher

What is that song that Willie Nelson sang? 'Oh,
the days dwindle down to a precious few.'
I think of that.
No big deal.
I've reached a stage in my life where I am content.
- Gabriel Byrne

One sees a blatant disregard for the precious souls of mankind.
- Thomas S. Monson

But it has, in addition, an even more precious quality -
a consciousness of the human intelligence,
the human spirit and that man is a social creature.
- Norman McLaren

Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends.
Why waste such precious time in bed?
- Marilyn vos Savant

An excellent man, like precious metal,
is in every way invariable; A villain,
like the beams of a balance, is always varying,
upwards and downwards.
- John Locke

There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at,
and who steals what is most precious to men:
time.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings,
Then Learning shines, the best of precious things.
- Edward Cocker

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
- Homer

In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides,
we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945.
- Queen Elizabeth II

Every hour of useful work is precious.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

You know, there're no rules between Russell and I. We don't want to have to have to talk too much,
because it's really precious, really special to play music.
- Benny Green

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade,
but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement
the greater part of life is sunshine.
- Thomas Jefferson

For those of us who have lost loved ones in their prime -
as I did when my father and other relatives succumbed -
even one of those years would have been a precious gift.
- Michael Milken

Life too is precious to waste - to spend on anything but the best.
- Dexter Scott King

Collaboration is no longer painful -
or precious.
- Vince Clarke

We all have different musical instincts,
and I think they're precious and should be respected.
- Tony Levin

I'm immensely grateful for the precious gift my mother has given me.
She is my hero today and every day.
- Steven Cojocaru

I have put my faith in the Lord, and I really believe
He's taking care of them.
They're too beautiful and precious that He's not going
to let anything happen to them.
- Susan Smith

Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to
appear to us and that it takes away from us.
A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.
- Eugene Ionesco

Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
- Ho Chi Minh

I think that all of us either lose touch with the child
inside us or try and hold onto it because it so precious
to us and it's such an extraordinary part of our lives.
- Ben Kingsley

Liberty is the most precious gift we offer our citizens.
- Tom Ridge

It is possible to experience an awakening in this life
through realising just how precious each moment,
each mental process, and each breath truly is.
- Christy Turlington


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