quote by Abraham Joshua Heschel

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.

— Abraham Joshua Heschel

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Fondness quote I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

May tender memories soften your grief, May fond recollection bring you relief, And may you find comfort and peace in the thought Of the joy that knowing your loved one brought... For time and space can never divide Or keep your loved one from your side. When memory paints in colors true, the happy hours that belonged to you.

I am naturally fond of adventure, a little ambitious, and a good deal romantic - but patriotism was the true secret of my success.

Fondness quote I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night

I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night

May the moments of today become fond memories for tomorrow. Happy Birthday

I look back at the past as fond memories but I'm able to move forwards in a new light, like I'm reborn.

Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

Confidence is at the root of so many attractive qualities - a sense of humor, a sense of style, a willingness to be who you are no matter what anyone else might think or say.

People used to blush when they were ashamed.

Now they are ashamed if they blush. Modesty has disappeared and a brazen generation with no fear of God before its eyes mocks at sin. We are so fond of being called tolerant and broadminded that we wink at sin when we ought to weep.

If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you;

but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.

I have visited Australia several times, and I always try to make a point of going to Melbourne because it's almost my favorite city there, Melbourne and Sydney. But I shouldn't say that because I haven't been everywhere-and I'm very fond of Perth too!

None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them;

such persons covet secrets as a spendthrift covets money, for the purpose of circulation.

Though I am an old horse, and have seen and heard a great deal, I never yet could make out why men are so fond of this sport; they often hurt themselves, often spoil good horses, and tear up the fields, and all for a hare, or a fox, or a stag, that they could get more easily some other way; but we are only horses, and don't know.

Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves.

So anyone who's in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It's like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven't seen in a long time.

A fondness for power is implanted in most men, and it is natural to abuse it when acquired.

Madam, a circulating library in a town is as an evergreen tree of diabolical knowledge; it blossoms through the year. And depend on it that they who are so fond of handling the leaves, will long for the fruit at last.

A great deal of contemporary criticism reads to me like a man saying, 'Of course I do not like green cheese. I am very fond of brown sherry.

I'm not particularly fond of the Hamptons.

And I don’t see how Sebastian can be all that fond of Jace, either.

He was horribly jealous of him all his life. He thought Jace was Valentine’s favorite,” added Clary. “Not to mention,” Magnus noted, “that Jace killed him. That would put anyone off.

Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee.

I am particularly fond of [Emmanuel Mendes da Costa's] Natural History of Fossils because this treatise, more than any other work written in English, records a short episode expressing one of the grand false starts in the history of natural science and nothing can be quite so informative and instructive as a juicy mistake.

Be kind to thy father, for when thou were young, who loved thee so fondly as he? He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, and joined in thy innocent glee.

I grew up in Cyprus and Egypt, these fantastic places I remember fondly.

I don't have a hands - on fondness for animals.

I did not grow up bonded to any particular nonhuman animal. I like them and I pet them and I'm kind to them, but there's no special bond between me and other animals...

[Agatha Christie] is fond of quoting the witty wife who once said, 'an archaeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her. Christie's husband, Max Mallowan, was an archaeologist.

I didn't run for student council president.

I don't see myself in any way in elected office. I love policy. I'm not particularly fond of politics.

Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys.

If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.

I am so fond of tea that I could write a whole dissertation on its virtues.

It comforts and enlivens without the risks attendant on spirituous liquors. Gentle herb! Let the florid grape yield to thee. Thy soft influence is a more safe inspirer of social joy.

You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they're simply unbearable.

There is not a soul who does not have to beg alms of another, either a smile, a handshake, or a fond eye.

I must say I'm not very fond of oratory that's so full of energy it hasn't any room for facts.

The whole race, which is now called Gallic or Galatic,is madly fond of war,high-spirited and quick to battle,but otherwise straightforward and not of evil character.For at any time or place and on whatever pretext you stir them up,you will have them ready to face danger,even if they have nothing on their side but their own strength and courage.

None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.

You should not have any special fondness for a particular weapon, or anything else, for that matter. Too much is the same as not enough. Without imitating anyone else, you should have as much weaponry as suits you.

In regard to dogs, my most memorable thoughts concern my daughter's dog and her fondness for them. In fact, one day while working at the office, she hosted a birthday party for one of her Newfoundlands and the party was attended by dogs of other coworkers. It was a hectic few hours, but I believe the guests enjoyed themselves.

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