Quotation Explorer - 'Acquires'

There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea; by combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware.
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled. - Andrew Carnegie
From social intercourse are derived some of the highest enjoyments of life; where there is a free interchange of sentiments the mind acquires new ideas, and by frequent exercise of its powers, the understanding gains fresh vigor. - Joseph Addison
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices. - Laurence J. Peter
Education without discipline and integrity is a wasteA man who acquires school certificates but lacks self discipline and integrity is not educated. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
A word (...) is never the destination, merely a signpost in its general direction; and whatever (...) body that destination finally acquires owes quite as much to the reader as to the writer. - John Fowles
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively - Bob Marley
He who carries out one good deed acquires one advocate in his own behalf, and he who commits one transgression acquires one accuser against himself. Repentance and good works are like a shield against calamity. - The Talmud
Almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so. - Robert A. Heinlein
To become truly human,one has to try an release oneself from the shackles of race,religion and nationality.The quantum of humanism one acquires is inevitably filtered when one limits oneself."-(Kant Lecture,20090) - Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad
The soul that acquires the virtue of forgiveness won't find any more trouble. No matter what happens, he will know how to run his life ... - Chico Xavier
Sometimes you have to let go in order to receive; after all the universe naturally acquires balance. - Turcois Ominek
Diligence acquires wealth;prudence takes care of it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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