quote by Desmond Tutu

As much as the world has an instinct for evil and is a breeding ground for genocide, holocaust, slavery, racism, war, oppression, and injustice, the world has an even greateer instinct for goodness, rebirth, mercy, beauty, truth, freedom and love.

— Desmond Tutu

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Good breeding quote The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch the

The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.

... fear breeds repression; that repression breeds hate; that hate menaces stable government; that the path of safety lies in the opportunity to discuss freely supposed grievances and proposed remedies; and that the fitting remedy for evil counsels is good ones.

I am glad that the Crown have proved that I am the leader of the Half-breeds in the North-West. I will perhaps be one day acknowledged as more than a leader of the Half-breeds, and if I am I will have an opportunity of being acknowledged as a leader of good in this great country.

Good breeding quote Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good

Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.

A man's own good breeding is the best security against other people's ill manners.

If proportion is the good breeding of architecture, symmetry, or the answering of one part to another, may be defined as the sanity of decoration.

Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.

Good breeding quote Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks diff

Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.

Perhaps the summary of good-breeding may be reduced to this rule.

"Behave unto all men as you would they should behave unto you." This will most certainly oblige us to treat all mankind with the utmost civility and respect, there being nothing that we desire more than to be treated so by them.

If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.

Good-breeding is the art of showing men, by external signs, the internal regard we have for them. It arises from good sense, improved by conversing with good company.

Good breeding quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie

Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

Good breeding in cattle depends on physical health, but in men on a well-formed character.

If I have learned one thing in my 54 years, it is that it is very good for the character to engage in sports which put your life in danger from time to time. It breeds a saneness in dealing with day to day trivialities which probably cannot be got in any other way, and a habit of quick decisions.

The Breed never dies. Sapper, Buchan, Dornford Yates, practitioners in that school of Snobbery withViolence that runs like a thread of good-class tweed through twentieth-century literature.

Good breeding quote Whatever is good for you soul, do that.

Whatever is good for you soul, do that.

Women of quality are so civil, you can hardly distinguish love from good breeding.

Dog lovers are a good breed themselves.

Good-breeding shows itself most where to an ordinary eye it appears the least.

Good breeding quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others.

Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind, and of a good tone of breeding.

It is a quality that belongs equally to the honest man and to the gentleman.

The Very Big Stupid is a thing which breeds by eating The Future.

Have you seen it? It sometimes disguises itself as a good-looking quarterly bottom line, derived by closing the R&D department.

Good breeding quote Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no critici

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

Stillness of person and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding.

While the proximate ground of discrimination may be of another kind, still the pervading principle and abiding test of good breeding is the requirement of a substantial and patent waste of time.

It is a mistake that there is no bath that will cure people's manners, but drowning would help.

Good breeding quote Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live throu

Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?

Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the rights of others, rather than gracefully insists on its own rights.

The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding.

The well-mannered man never puts out his hand in greeting until a lady extends hers. This is a test of good breeding that is constantly applied. ... The first move in the direction of cordiality must come from the lady, the whole code of behaviour being based on the assumption that she is the social superior.

Good breeding quote No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the g

No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.

Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind, and of a good tone of breeding.

It is a quality that belongs equally to the honest man and to the gentleman.

Defect in manners is usually the defect of fine perceptions.

Men are too coarsely made for the delicacy of beautiful carriage and customs. It is not quite sufficient to good breeding, a union of kindness and independence.

Real good-breeding is independent of the forms and refinements of what has assumed to itself the name of society.

Good breeding quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.

If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.

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One principal object of good-breeding is to suit our behaviour to the three several degrees of men, our superiors, our equals, and those below us.

Good-byes breed a sort of distaste for whomever you say good-bye to;

this hurts, you feel, this must not happen again.

Good breeding, a union of kindness and independence.

Good breeding quote Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.

Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.

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In those days, male dancers were a rarer breed than women.

as they are still today, A good male dancer, one as strong as we were, was very difficult to come by if you couldn't afford to pay them.

Now, it is well known, that a man may with more impunity be guilty of an actual breach either of real good breeding or of good morals, than appear ignorant of the most minute point of fashionable etiquette.

Good breeding consists in having no particular mark of any profession, but a general elegance of manners.

Wisdom and virtue are by no means sufficient, without the supplemental laws of good-breeding, to secure freedom from degenerating into rudeness, or self esteem from swelling into insolence. A thousand incivilities may be committed, and a thousand offices neglected. without any remorse of conscience, or reproach from reason.

Truth is the only good and the purest pity.

... Men lie for profit or for pity. All lies turn to poison, but a lie that is told for pity or shame breeds such a host of ills that no power on earth can compass their redemption.

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