Quotation Explorer - 'Multitude'

It is not that we love to be alone, but that we love to soar, and when we do soar, the company grows thinner and thinner until there is none at all. …We are not the less to aim at the summits though the multitude does not ascend them. - Henry David Thoreau
No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Your attitude of gratitude will bring you altitude in business and multitude in blessings. - Farshad Asl
Mortal as I am, I know that I am born for a day. But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the earth. - Ptolemy
When one comes from the bottom they know how to deal with people on the bottom.When one educates themself to communicate they learn how to deal with a multitude of types of people.Life experience, and communication is at the core of people relations. - Therone Shellman
Our nation is ripe with a multitude of successful people, who have achieved much for themselves with little impact on anyone else - Fela Durotoye
If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
In the multitude of counsellors there is safety. - Bible
Ingratitude is monstrous, and for the multitude to be ingrateful, were to make a monster of the multitude. - William Shakespeare
To allow oneself to be carried awayBy a multitude of conflicting concerns,To surrender to too many demands,...To commit oneself to too many projects,To want to help everyone with everythingIs to succumb to violence. - Thomas Merton
When mankind is drowning in a multitude of problems, swimming is not the solution. The solution is reaching higher ground which is the ultimate salvation. - Debasish Mridha
Maxim 4: Close air support covereth a multitude of sins.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
GENEROUS, adj. Originally this word meant noble by birth and was rightly applied to a great multitude of persons. It now means noble by nature and is taking a bit of a rest. - Ambrose Bierce
Success covers a multitude of blunders. - George Bernard Shaw
He's loved of the distracted multitude, who like not in their judgement, but their eyes. - William Shakespeare
One excuse, could destroy a multitude of chances. - Anthony Liccione
Therefore from one man (Abraham) ... were born as many as the stars of the sky in multitude -- innumerable as the sand which is by the seashore. - Hebrews 11 12
A multitude of rulers is not a good thing. Let there be one ruler, one king. - Homer
A multitude of words is no proof of a prudent mind. - Thales
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors. - Charles Baudelaire
The same state of the passions which fits the multitude, who have not sufficient stock of reason and knowledge to guide them, for opposition to tyranny and oppression, very naturally leads them to a contempt and disregard of all authority. - Alexander Hamilton
Charity shall cover the multitude of sins. - Bible
If we were always given a choice as to every path presented us in life, a multitude of roads leading to priceless treasures would forever go untraveled.Be grateful for your adversities. From toil and triumph evolves a life worth living."—from "Brahna A'Mahr - Richelle E. Goodrich
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.
On the top of Cadair Idris,I felt how happy a man might bewith a little money and a sane intellect,and reflected with astonishment and pityon the madness of the multitude. - Thomas Love Peacock
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
Girls should be taught at school that giving birth to an unnaturally over-sized western baby that no longer fits down the birth canal may lead to a multitude of long term health problems. - Steven Magee
TELESCOPE, n. A device having a relation to the eye similar to that of the telephone to the ear, enabling distant objects to plague us with a multitude of needless details. Luckily it is unprovided with a bell summoning us to the sacrifice. - Ambrose Bierce
The multitude of books is making us ignorant. - Voltaire
Riches cover a multitude of woes. - Menander
Where we sail and anchor our heart fill up the multitude odyssey paving to the coming home of our soul. - Angelica Hopes
We live in a vastly complex society which has been able to provide us with a multitude of material things, and this is good, but people are beginning to suspect we have paid a high spiritual price for our plenty.
Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you. - Catherine de Hueck Doherty
All the objects pursued by the multitude not only bring no remedy that tends to preserve our being, but even act as hinderances, causing the death not seldom of those who possess them, and always of those who are possessed by them. - Baruch Spinoza
Modern fanaticism thrives in proportion to the quanitity of contradictions and nonsense it poures down the throats of the gaping multitude, and the jargon and mysticism it offers to their wonder and credulity. - William Hazlitt
Sin with the multitude, and your responsibility and guilt are as great and as truly personal, as if you alone had done the wrong.
Say what you want about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins. - Mae West
One would see the multitude oppressed inside society as a consequence of the very precautions taken against threats from outside, one would see oppression increase continually without the oppressed ever being able to know where it would end, nor what legitimate means remained for them to halt it.
The fool multitude, that choose by show, not learning more than the fond eye doth teach. - William Shakespeare
People observe the colors of a day at its beginnings and ends, but to me it's quiet clear that a day merges through a multitude of shades and intonations, with each passing moment. - Markus Zusak
Kindness is a currency that can cover a multitude of interpersonal debts. - George Alexiou
Until a seed falls to the ground and dies, it does not become a tree that later yields many fruits and multitude of seeds. We must embrace the thought of death for us to have greater lives. - Sunday Adelaja
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