We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.
The best friend is likely to acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship.
Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you: you must acquire it.
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To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
Work to become, not to acquire.
It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.
Men can acquire knowledge, but not wisdom. Some of the greatest fools ever known were learned men.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious.
Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire.
Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into.
Naturalness is the easiest thing in the world to acquire, if you will forget yourself-forget about the impression you are trying to make.
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
We work to become, not to acquire.
Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.
What a man has honestly acquired is absolutely his own, which he may freely give, but cannot be taken from him without his consent.
The fame of great men ought to be judged always by the means they used to acquire it.
Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them; no art can keep or acquire them.
For every ten jokes you acquire a hundred enemies.
It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
The scars you acquire while exercising courage will never make you feel inferior.
If your capacity to acquire has outstripped your capacity to enjoy, you are on the way to the scrap-heap.
No two men can be half an hour together but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other.
A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs...
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.
The mice which helplessly find themselves between the cats teeth acquire no merit from their enforced sacrifice.
The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it.
I have an acquired taste for language, yet it is seldom an actual focus of mine.
The beginnings of the hacker culture as we know it today can be conveniently dated to 1961, the year MIT acquired the first PDP-1.
Never forget the value of time. You can acquire much in life. By comparison, time is fixed. Use it wisely.
Before puberty the child's personality has not yet formed and it is easier to guide its life and make it acquire specific habits of order, discipline, and work...
There is no end of craving. Hence contentment alone is the best way to happiness. Therefore, acquire contentment.
The trouble with the sacred Individual is that he has no significance, except as he can acquire it from others, from the social whole.
Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
In simple terms, we are aligning our business today with the way we believe future systems are going to be designed, acquired and maintained.
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
We estimate that once Iraq acquires fissile material - whether from a foreign source or by securing the materials to build an indigenous fissile material capability - it could fabricate a nuclear weapon within one year.
Under-representation of women and other inequality among researchers is a problem that will not solve itself as women acquire competence.
What can we see, read, acquire, but ourselves.
Take the book, my friend, and read your eyes out, you will never find there what I find.
Congress would exclude slavery from any territory that in the future might be acquired from Mexico.
We have no desire to convince anyone that there is only one way by which faith can be acquired.
I think that standup has always been an acquired taste and there was always only a handful of performers that were really inspired.
The rich, the well-born, and the able, acquire an influence among the people that will soon be too much for simple honesty and plain sense, in a house of representatives. The most illustrious of them must, therefore, be separated from the mass, and placed by themselves in a senate; this is, to all honest and useful intents, an ostracism.
I take it that it is best for all to leave each man free to acquire property as fast as he can. Some will get wealthy. I dont believe in a law to prevent a man from getting rich; it would do more harm than good.
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way.
We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you -- tripping on the tongue; but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as Leif the town-crier spoke my lines. Nor do not saw the air too much with your hand, thus, but use all gently; for in the very torrent, tempest, and as I may say, the whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may give it smoothness.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.