Quotation Explorer - 'Obtaining'

No man who ever held the office of president would congratulate a friend on obtaining it. - John Adams
We must unceasingly ask for [perseverance] by making use of the means which God has taught us for obtaining it: prayer, fasting, almsgiving, frequenting the sacraments, association with good companions, and hearing and reading Holy Scripture. - Francis de Sales
God has provided you with many avenues for obtaining wisdom and averting failure. Resist your inclination to accept advice with easy solutions and to reject help that requires a more difficult path. - Jim George
True faith is unconditional.It is simply the reverence and aspiration towards a certain kind of spirit.Faith is not even the means of obtaining reward.Faith itself is the end. - Xue Mo
If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it. - Brendan Francis
Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility. - Ambrose Bierce
gratitudenoun \ˈgra-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\ 1. The word thrown in your face by people who covet what you want and believe that your lack of contentment is a sin. Often, these people believe success is what you have already and obtaining anything else is optional, but not required. - Shannon L. Alder
I entrain myself (when I remember to)by tuning in to higher frequenciesin the ether, in my soul, everywhere I go,always accessible, always helpfulfor obtaining a higher perspectivein a matter of minutes. - Jay Woodman
I became a feminist upon the realization that, whether physical, mental, or emotional, everything involved in obtaining love and approval from men required some form of self-mutilation. - Maggie Young
The first step towards obtaining wisdom is to acknowledge the sovereignty and authority of God and to be subject wholly to His will. - Sunday Adelaja
Dreams begin when you stop to pick up the penny - you realize the continual effort you must endure to have something worth obtaining. - Bernice Miller
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