Quotation Explorer - 'Cultivation'

If you consider what are called the virtues in mankind, you will find their growth is assisted by education and cultivation. - Xenophon
Work is not always required... there is such a thing as sacred idleness, the cultivation of which is now fearfully neglected. - George McDonald
Life changes as seasons change. And with each season, we, like the farmer, have a job to do in the cultivation of our Don't Die® spirit. - Andrea Goeglein
It is only in virtue that you can discover, that you can live - not in the cultivation of a virtue, which merely brings about respectability, not understanding and freedom. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
Evil things are easy things: for they are natural to our fallen nature. Right things are rare flowers that need cultivation. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Certainly work is not always required of a man. There is such a thing as a sacred idleness - the cultivation of which is now fearfully neglected.
A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation. - Cicero
Next to selfishness the principal cause which makes life unsatisfactory is want of mental cultivation. - John Stuart Mill
I came. I saw the enormous possibilities and power of the human mind. It is the biggest plot of fertile land in the world. We just have to find the right see and the right technique of cultivation. - Debasish Mridha
In this metallic age of barbarians, only a relentless cultivation of our ability to dream, to analyse and to captivate can prevent our personality from degenerating into nothing or else into a personality like all the rest. - Fernando Pessoa
In its broad sense, civilization means not only comfort in daily necessities but also the refining of knowledge and the cultivation of virtue so as to elevate human life to a higher plane. - Yukichi Fukuzawa
Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendships and intimacies and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to "keep" by force of mere inertia. - William James
The cultivation of literary pursuits forms the basis of all sciences, and in their perfection consist the reputation and prosperity of kingdoms. - Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo
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