Quotation Explorer - 'Bestowed'

FORGETFULNESS, n. A gift of God bestowed upon doctors in compensation for their destitution of conscience. - Ambrose Bierce
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses! - Juvenal
As a physician, we heal by sharing our bestowed power of knowledge, love, and compassion. - Debasish Mridha
Man has been bestowed with all the senses, Alas! What a drama, we are yet to know the art of using it! - Ramana Pemmaraju
I often wonder if my imagination is one of God’s choicest gifts bestowed upon me to deliberately break me free from the frequent doldrums of my humanity. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Most writers deserve the reputation posterity has bestowed upon them: You can’t for long conceal the toxic spots on your character—Philip Larkin is Exhibit A—nor can you conceal your dignity, your humanism, your regard for veracity and freedom. - William Giraldi
An insult bestowed on your interior and exterior personality; for causes beyond control, kills you innumerably, till the last breath. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Dreams are one treasure that God has bestowed on everyone without any discrimination. - Jyoti Arora
Once she had said to him that what they had was grace. Even now, married properly, rank bestowed, it still was. And always would be - Anne Leonard
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on. - Oswald Spengler
The changes in the human condition are uncertain and frequent. Many, on whom fortune has bestowed her favours, may trace their family to a more unprosperous station; and many who are now in obscurity, may look back upon the affluence and exalted rank of their ancestors. - Alexander Hamilton
Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature. - Benjamin Franklin
When you trust your inner guidance and begin moving in the direction of your dreams (aligned with your individual gifts) you will be cloaked in an armor bestowed upon you by your guardian angel. - Charles F. Glassman
Everyone is running from something. But if we’re lucky, really lucky, fate intervenes and presents an opportunity to conquer our fears. Only then, if triumphant, can a destiny bestowed become a destiny fulfilled. - Rome Sims
These earthenware bowls are fragile and easily broken, they are only made of a little clay on which fortune has precariously bestowed a shape, and the same could be said of mankind. - José Saramago
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few things that cannot be brought. It is the free gift of mankind, which must be deserved before it will be granted, and is at last unwillingly bestowed. - Samuel Johnson
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Man was bestowed with intelligence, only to gauge his foolishness! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Allaah has not bestowed any blessing upon His slaves then taken it away and replaced it with patience, but what He has compensated them with is better than what He has taken away. - Umar ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azeez
Liberty isn't bestowed; it's achieved. It is not a gift; it's a conquest. It does not abide; it must be preserved. - Albert E. Bowen
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