Quotation Explorer - 'Diminishing'

Many candles can be kindled from one candle without diminishing it.
Knowledge is the only instrument of production that is not subject to diminishing returns. - John Clarke
The population explosion is the primary force behind the remaining six groups of critical global events [diminishing land resources, diminishing water resources, the destruction of the atmosphere, the approaching energy crisis, social decline, and conflicts/increasing killing power]. - Ron Nielsen
It turns out that what money buys has rapidly diminishing emotional returns ... As long as we're not destitute, happiness depends less on getting what we want than appreciating what we already have. - Robert B. Reich
Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world. - Albert Schweitzer
To my own demise, I rarely ask why I’m hungry because I’m focusing all of my energies on getting fed. And if I persist in such a diminishing cycle, in all probability I will eventually starve to death because I have chosen to gorge myself on the very things that will keep me empty. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
These is nothing divine about deprecating your gifts and talents or diminishing their worth in any way. Shining is sharing an abundance with us all. - Tama Kieves
Focus on what's important. Give more attention to your dreams than your fears, to your now than your then, to your expansive truth than other's diminishing lies. - Unknown 21
Many Buddhist temple priests regard their parishioners as possessions and fear their departure as a diminishing of assets. - Kentetsu Takamori
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