To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
I do not think about being beautiful. What I devote most of my time to is being healthy.
Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair.
By the grace of God, I'll be that man.
You will not be carried to Heaven lying at ease upon a feather bed.
The concentration and dedication- the intangibles are the deciding factors between who won and who lost.
Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money.
I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring this endeavor will light our bounty and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state.
Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman.
It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
I'm a very hard-line, angry atheist. Yet I am fascinated by the concept of devotion.
It is an exciting time where the only limits you have are the size of your ideas and the degree of your dedication
Matrimonial devotion doesn't seem to suit her notion.
Cut your morning devotions into your personal grooming.
You would not go out to work with a dirty face. Why start the day with the face of your soul unwashed?
It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at best, knows the triumph of high achievement; and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done.