quote by Douglas MacArthur

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.

— Douglas MacArthur

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Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.

"Duty, Honor, Country" - those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. They are your rallying point to build courage when courage seems to fail, to regain faith when there seems to be little cause for faith, to create hope when hope becomes forlorn.

We have to choose between what is right, and what is easy.

Do not believe a thing because you have read about it in a book.

Do not believe a thing because another man has said it was true. Do not believe in words because they are hallowed by tradition. Find out the truth for yourself. Reason it out. That is realization.

Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.

Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.

Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.

Here lies Dobby, a free elf.

You will also find that help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it.

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.

The year is made up of minutes. Let these be watched as having been dedicated to God. It is in the sanctification of the small that hallowing of the large is secure.

Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.

Abstract words such as glory, honor, courage, or hallow were obscene beside the concrete names of villages, the numbers of roads, the names of rivers, the numbers of regiments and the dates.

Distance lends enchantment to the view.

There is a magic in that little world, home;

it is a mystic circle that surrounds comforts and virtues never know beyond its hallowed limits.

Nothing beats a haunted moonlit night on All Hallows Eve.

... And on this fatal night, at this witching time, the starless sky laments black and unmoving. The somber hues of an ominous, dark forest are suddenly illuminated under the emerging face of the full moon.

I know my fate. One day my name will be associated with the memory of something tremendous — a crisis without equal on earth, the most profound collision of conscience, a decision that was conjured up against everything that had been believed, demanded, hallowed so far. I am no man, I am dynamite.

Holey? You have the the whole world of ear-related humor before you, you go for holey?

... perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it.

We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of Now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism. Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy

The wand chooses the wizard.

To us, the ashes of our ancestors are sacred and their resting place is hallowed ground.

To Harry Potter — the boy who lived!

It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.

Do not pity the dead, Harry.

Greatness inspires envy, envy engenders spite, spite spawns lies.

You are the true master of death, because the true master does not seek to run away from Death.

Hallowed be thy name, oh Lord -- and shotgun do your stuff

But in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or to detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.

I have tried to devote my life - with all my husband failures, father failures, pastor failures, friend failures, any other possible failures I'm sure I've done them - to the God-centeredness of God and my aspiring, yearning to join Him in that activity. God is passionate about hallowing the name of God.

I consider part of lower Manhattan to be hallowed ground.

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the World Trade Center towers... and for that reason alone, our nation should make absolutely sure that what gets built on Ground Zero is an inspiring tribute to all who loved the Twin Towers, worked in them, and died there.

I have been careless, and so have been thwarted by luck and chance, those wreckers of all but the best laid plans.

Quietude, which some men cannot abide because it reveals their inward poverty, is as a palace of cedar to the wise, for along its hallowed courts the King in his beauty deigns to walk.

Motherhood is a hallowed place because children aren’t commonplace.

Co-laboring over the sculpting of souls is a sacred vocation, a humbling privilege. Never forget.

Brothers and sisters, if only we had more compassion for those who are different from us, it would lighten many of the problems and sorrows in the world today. It would certainly make our families and the Church a more hallowed and heavenly place.

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