Quotation Explorer - 'Favor'

If you can't return a favor, pass it on.
Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor; for even death is one of the things that Nature wills. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
There will always be dissident voices heard in the land expresing opposition without alternatives, finding fault but never favor, perceiving gloom on every side, and seeking influence without responsibility. - John F. Kennedy
When a human awakens to a great dream and throws the full force of his soul over it, all the universe conspires in your favor. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I gladly sacrifice pear-shaped tones in favor of down-to-earth emotion. - Oliver
O Holy Spirit, give me a simple heart which will not retire within itself to savor its own sorrows, a heart magnanimous in giving itself, easily moved to compassion, a faithful, generous heart, which does not forget any favor received nor hold resentment for any injuries done to it. - Leonce de Grandmaison
So much for endings. Beginnings are always more fun. True connoisseurs, however, are known to favor the stretch in between, since it's the hardest to do anything with. That's about all that can be said for plots, which anyway are just one thing after another, a what and a what and a what. - Margaret Atwood
Think Positively.Network well.Eat healthy.Work Smart.Stay Strong.Build faith.Worry less.Read more.Be happy.Volunteer freely.Relax often.Love always.Live eternallyand you will see doors open to your favor. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
A gift in season is a double favor to the needy. - Publilius Syrus
It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. - H. L. Mencken
If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet renounce controversy are people who want crops without ploughing the ground.
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. ... These two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death. - George Carlin
Leave me alone,Do me a favor, abandon me,I want to think about,You me and the idea of forever. - Rohit Hora
God’s favor in its fullness is that which allows strength to overcome with weakness, love to overcome hatred, God’s goodness to defeat Satan’s evil nature. - Sunday Adelaja
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. - Brendan Gill
He who finds Fortune on his side should go briskly ahead, for she is wont to favor the bold. - Baltasar Gracian
You will know who truly loves you when you ask them to do an uncoventional favor. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Liberty will never yield equality. Freewill produces a mess that you either accept or reject in favor of slavery. - A.E. Samaan
Life is what places a border between the chaos and the order and extends it in the favor of the latter. Anything else is predestined to crumble in the face of the time, the ever devouring father. - Osman Doluca
Any ordinary favor we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can't see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we can and then trust in an unfolding we can't design or ordain. - Sharon Salzberg
I cannot pretend that I regard this with favor, but the purpose of life is not what we want but what needs to be done. - Christopher Paolini
Forever echoed in their favor. "Never say never", she said softly. For you see, Forever had never heard of Never. - Shannon L. Alder
Ingratitude makes man an animal, even worse, for some animals do have a way of saying thank you when you do them a favor; take a dog for instance. - Paul Bamikole
It's not the law of religion nor the principles of morality that define our highways and pathways to God; only by the Grace of God are we led and drawn, to God. It is His grace that conquers a multitude of flaws and in that grace, there is only favor. Favor is not achieved; favor is received. - C. JoyBell C.
If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy. - Dorothy Parker
We do good works, not in order to be saved, but because we are saved; not in order to earn God's favor, but with the favor of His help. - Alex Brett Harris
Some say their world's will end in fire, some say in ice From what I've tasted with desire I hold with those yu favor fire. My world may not be ending although it does feel like it. I do know this, whatever doesnt kill you only makes you stronger. - Genesis
Never let your inferiors do you a favor - it will be extremely costly. - H. L. Mencken
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death. - George Carlin
...we are partisan in favor of our own children and grandchildren, who we hope can live in a world that doesn't poison them when they drink the water, breathe the air, or make a living. - Bill Bigelow
I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks. - Sarah Grimké
I never trust a man who tucks in his shirt by choice or neglects coffee in favor of tea. - Brian D'Ambrosio
Love me or hate me, both are in my favor. If you love me, I'll always be in your heart. If you hate me, I'll always be in your mind. - William Shakespeare
He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred and to talk of it, is little different from reproach. - Demosthenes
No matter how many good deeds we preform, they aren’t the ticket to earning God’s favor. God graces us in spite of what we do in this life, not because of. - Bill Courtney
If any religion allows you to torture animals or sacrifice an animal for the sake of procuring god’s favor, then that is not a religion. It is an absurd practice of inhumanity. - Debasish Mridha
And is often the case with faith, I thought I was being asked a favor, when in fact I was being given one". - Mitch Albom
The law is not meant to be obeyed only when it favors you and you are comfortable with it, it is also to be obeyed when it does not favor you or you're not comfortable with it. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
Fools commit suicide and think they're doing themselves a favor. - Walter Dean Myers
Some say their world's will end with fire, some say with ice. From what I've tasted with desire I hold with those who favor fire. My world may not be ending, even though it feels like it. I do know this however, what doesn't kill you only mke you stronger. - Genesis
When taking on a leadership role in business remember it's about relationships. If your people (aka employees) are taken care of then they will respect you and return the favor. - Michael A. Contés II
God never asked us to meet life's pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest. - Charles R. Swindoll
Some say the world will end in fire,Some say in ice.From what I've tasted of desire,I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twiceI think I know enough of hateTo say that for destruction iceIs also greatAnd would suffice. - Robert Frost
...but I still think that to the unprejudiced, the fossil record of plants is in favor of special creation. - E.J.H. Corner
The patent system was established, I believe, to protect the lone inventor. In this it has not succeeded. The patent system protects the institutions which favor invention. - Ernst Alexanderson
Contemporary poets got so obscure that poetry kind of fell out of favor, - Paul Ruffin
With silence favor me. (Favete Linguis) - Horace
My Love, with you, a moment my heart favor, than a lifetime with another. - Solomon Debisette
Mercy and favor are miracles of God that give a man something he could not even dare to dream of. - Sunday Adelaja
I seek no favor untouched by blood. - Audre Lorde
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. - Thomas A. Edison
Everyone will not favor you or respect your beliefs, passion and purpose--so be it. But do not allow the views of others to hinder your quest. Remain steadfast. - Terry A. O'Neal
Sometimes it seems that everybody in the world is in favor of democracy, just as long as it gives them the result they want. - Jack Lessenberry
Every religion should be in favor of humankind. - Santosh Kalwar
I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them. - Immanuel Kant
That eye which sees anything good in the creature is a blind eye; that eye which fancies it can discern anything in man, or anything in anything he can do to win the Divine favor, is as yet stone blind to the Truth of God, and needs to be lanced and cut, and the cataract of pride removed from it! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
God's favor floats as it were over all this and finds joy in turning all those miseries to the greater profit of those who love Him. From toil He makes patience spring forth. - Francis de Sales
Self-love is not opposed to the love of other people. You cannot really love yourself and do yourself a favor without doing people a favor, and vise versa.
I understand life isn't fair, but why couldn't it just once be unfair in my favor?
I can be tolerant of traffic jams and disorganization, faulty technology, miserable weather, and bland foods. People, however, require more than the cold, grudging favor of being tolerated. They require love. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Each time we allow our interest to take a back sit in favor of others, which is a form of death. - Sunday Adelaja
If you feel that favors can be returned then you are wrong, no matter how ever big or small it is, it can never be returned. Favor is always for lifetime... - honeya
Most of us don't have the past in our favor but we have to realize that we still have the present. - VaeEshia Ratcliff-Davis
How do you know whether you're serious about your values? You fight for them when they're violated even if it costs you title, favor, friendship, and profit. - Assegid Habtewold
It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. - H. L. Mencken
My views and feelings (are) in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, to lessen the disposition to war; but of its abolition I despair. - Thomas Jefferson
Praise in the beginning is agreeable enough; and we receive it as a favor; but when it comes in great quantities, we regard it only as a debt, which nothing but our merit could extort.
RAILROAD, n. The chief of many mechanical devices enabling us to get away from where we are to wher we are no better off. For this purpose the railroad is held in highest favor by the optimist, for it permits him to make the transit with great expedition. - Ambrose Bierce
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor. - Robert Frost
You didn’t just accidentally win my favor, I dispute, slowly shaking myforehead against his. You earned it. Now, if I can just save your life twenty or thirty more times…We might actually be able to call it even. - M.A. George
Remember tomorrow has it own plans.so if you plan for tomorrow dont think tomorrow will favor you. - Sylvester M. Aguzey
Giving is not favor; it's a form of self-reparation. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. - Mark Twain
We could do ourselves a tremendous favor by letting go of the people who poison our spirit. - Steve Maraboli
I'm all in favor of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius. - Leo Szilard
Heaven is by favor; if it were by merit your dog would go in and you would stay out. Of all the creatures ever made (man) is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he is the only one... that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. - Mark Twain
Yeshua was a feminist. A feminist is a person who is in favor of, and promotes, the equality of women with men, who advocates and practices treating women primarily as human persons (as men are so treated) and willingly contravenes social customs in so acting. - Leonard Swidler
When the media is controlled by people who runs the world, you are only going to get news that they want you to know. They will paint anther's man country's hero a tyrant, a dictator or a murderer and favor the next just to divide and conquer the people. - Henry Johnson Jr
Race determines variables that yield results undesirable to one sector, while rendering a noticeable favor to others. - Lamont Renzo Bracy
I think that modern physics has definitely decided in favor of . In fact the smallest units of matter are not physical objects in the ordinary sense; they are forms, ideas which can be expressed unambiguously only in mathematical language. Werner Heisenberg - Plato
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