Quotation Explorer - 'Derive'

As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it. - Mahatma Gandhi
We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear-brought experience. - George Washington
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses. - Hippocrates
I do not derive out of the evolution, but the act of creativity inside of it! - Vishwanath S J
In the treatment of poverty nationally, one fact stands out: there are twice as many white poor as Negro poor in the United States. Therefore I will not dwell on the experiences of poverty that derive from racial discrimination, but will discuss the poverty that affects white and Negro alike. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us. - Henri Matisse
I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship. - Brené Brown
We are so made that we can derive intense enjoyment only from a contrast and very little from a state of things. - Sigmund Freud
Authority could derive from passion, not pieces of paper. - Daniel Mendelsohn
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
I derive no pleasure from talking with a young woman simply because she has regular features. - Henry David Thoreau
We are therefore constantly on the road, straying from one mental image to the next, and identify with these images, and derive our identity from the images. - Frank Wanderer
A beautiful sentence and a beautiful sunset derive from the same source. - Marty Rubin
A beautiful phrase and a beautiful sunset derive from the same source. - Marty Rubin
Governments derive their just power from the consent of the governed - Harriet Beecher Stowe
All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit quiet in a room alone. - Blaise Pascal
The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon. - Maria Montessori
God owns the truth. The issue is our ability to derive truth apart from God's sufficient Word. - James MacDonald
Anxiety and stress derive from fear and self-doubt. - Debasish Mridha
The rich of this world will vanish like smoke, and no memory of their past pleasures will remain. But even in their lifetime they do not enjoy them without bitterness, weariness and fear, for the very things whence they derive their pleasures often carry with them the seeds of sorrow. - Kempis 1380-1471 Thomas
The Protestants believe in the higher power through the truth they derive from the word of God. They got to know the truth and that truth set them free and they took the truth to the society and set their whole generation free. - Sunday Adelaja
1. During civil disturbance adopt such an attitude that people do not attach any importance to you - they neither burden you with complicated affairs, nor try to derive any advantage out of you.
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