Quotation Explorer - 'Forming'

Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence. - Elihu Burritt
Persistence, perseverance, and continuous improvement are the ingredients for forming a successful person. - Debasish Mridha
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified. - Samuel Jackson
It is the present living generation that gives character and spirit to the next. Hence the paramount importance of accomplished and energetic teachers in forming the taste the manners and the character of the coming age. - Alexander Campbell
It is not in our forming battlements or bristling seacoasts, or our Army and Navy that makes America great - but rather our reliance in the law of liberty and the religious law God has planted in us. - Abraham Lincoln
We do not want to deny existence. Yet we also do not want to limit existence. Thus, we observe and honor without forming opinion, labeling, or adding a story to the object of our observation. - Alaric Hutchinson
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. - Albert Einstein
In forming a judgment, lay your hearts void of foretaken opinions; else, whatsoever is done or said, will be measured by a wrong rule; like them who have jaundice, to whom everything appears yellow. - Sir Philip Sidney
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social enviroment. Most people are incapable of forming such opinions."(Essay to Leo Baeck, 1953) - Albert Einstein
He prayed as he breathed, forming no words and making no specific requests, only holding his heart, like broken birds in cupped hands, - Ellis Peters
Every great novel begins with a single word. One word, followed by another and another and another. Sentences forming paths to that dream. - Pamela Morris
Peace is a dreamland. Peace is in my imagination.Peace is in my heart. Peace is in my mind forming a singing band. Peace is my best friendalways holding my hand.Peace is the only battle I am fighting for with the power of my love. - Debasish Mridha
Let the letters clash forming an invisible meaning of a sunny night, freezing chimney, and silent screams. When words betray you, hold on to your imagination. - Mona Naqi
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. - Anne Frank
We are all the authors of our own fates; but we have gotten so lost in the technicalities of forming letters and stringing words together that we've forgotten what it really means to write. - Cristen Rodgers
Everyone has the spark of greatness; a leader's role is to pour oxygen onto it forming the fire within. - Orrin Woodward
Forming Holiness with filthy hands and heart which leads to a disastrous future is like trying to impress or form when your life is without formation. - Peter Isekiigbe DE Rock
Self-interest lies behind all that men do, forming the important motive for all their actions; this rule has never deceived me - Marquis de Sade
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. - Anne Frank
Moreover, in order to understand any man one must be deliberate and careful to avoid forming prejudices and mistaken ideas, which are very difficult to correct and get over afterwards. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
In forming a bridge between body and mind, dreams may be used as a springboard from which man can leap to new realms of experience lying outside his normal state of consciousness. - Ann Faraday
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of summoning difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified. - Samuel Johnson
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