Quotation Explorer - 'Portion'

The greatest gift is a portion of thyself. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Music can touch that deepest portion of the soul where nothing else can reach. It can fill our hearts with indescribable ecstasy. - Debasish Mridha
You do not necessarily lose concentration; you only allow something else to take control of a greater portion of your attentiveness and attention at any given moment of time. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
All will be redeemed in God's fullness of time, all, not just the small portion of the population who have been given the grace to know and accept Christ. All the strayed and stolen sheep. All the little lost ones. - Madeleine L'Engle
When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties. - Marquis De Lafayette
Man has no Body distinct from his soul; for that called Body is a portion of a Soul discerned by the five senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age. - William Blake
In the process of my evolution, I became a victim of domestic war, an emotional casualty for a major portion of my life, entwined, entrapped and emotionally involved, until I learned how to become free. Torn From the Inside Out - Sara Niles
We shall all respect the principle of each other and do nothing that would be regarded as an act oppression to any portion of the people - Alexander Mackenzie
Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Hell must be isothermal; for otherwise the resident engineers and physical chemists (of which there must be some) could set up a heat engine to run a refrigerator to cool off a portion of their surroundings to any desired temperature.
The only gift is a portion of thyself. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
That best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. - William Wordsworth
The circulation of money is like the sharing of cake. The one that holds the knife controls the portion you get. - Oscar Bimpong
He who let's the world, or his own portion of it, choose his plan of life for him, has no need of any other faculty than the ape-like one of imitation - John Stuart Mill
If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap, whence every one must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart. - Solon
Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in blood of his followers and sacrifices of his friends. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Man is not the owner of mind but only a user. The nature owns mind, man hires only a small portion of it that too for a brief period. - Thiruman Archunan
Even when someone battles hard, there is an equal portion for one who lingers behind, and in the same honor are held both the coward and the brave man; the idle man and he who has done much meet death alike. - Homer
The best portion of your life will be the small, nameless moments you spend smiling with those who matter to you most. - Auliq Ice
That best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. - William Wordsworth
The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. - William Wordsworth
BARRACK, n. A house in which soldiers enjoy a portion of that of which it is their business to deprive others. - Ambrose Bierce
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. - Robert F. Kennedy
You can never know everything. Part of what you know is always wrong. Perhaps the most important part. A portion of wisdom lies in knowing that. A portion of knowledge lies in going on anyway. - Robert Jordan
When you understand that everything you buy is purchased with a portion of your life, it should make you more careful with the use of money. - James C. Dobson
Eating a twin banana does not necessarily mean that you are enjoying a double portion. - Hanimoz Obey
Fear is not my portion, limitation is not my portion for that reason I will dream massive dreams and I will continue to dream until the end of my road. - Euginia Herlihy
Vice may triumph for a time, crime may flaunt its victories in the face of honest toilers, but in the end the law will follow the wrong-doer to a bitter fate, and dishonor and punishment will be the portion of those who sin. - Allan Pinkerton
The naked woman’s body is a portion of eternity too great for the eye of man. - William Blake
It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion. - Robert Southey
When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head! - William Blake
That peace, safety, and concord may be the portion of our native land, and be long enjoyed by our fellow-citizens, is the most ardent wish of my heart, and if I can be instrumental in procuring or preserving them, I shall think I have not lived in vain. - Thomas Jefferson
The human mind adjusts itself to a certain point of view, and those who have regarded nature from one angle, during a portion of their life, can adopt new ideas only with difficulty. - Antoine Lavoisier
[F]or what in this world is worth doing that doesn't require a portion of one's body and soul? - Jamie Kornegay
Shukhov ate his supper without bread--a double portion and bread on top of it would be too rich. So he'd save the bread. You get no thanks from your belly--it always forgets what you've just done for it and comes begging again the next day. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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