quote by Ellen G. White

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.

— Ellen G. White

Practical Impetuous quotations

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.

Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.

I hold strongly to this: that it is better to be impetuous than circumspect;

because fortune is a woman and if she is to be submissive it is necessary to beat and coerce her.

For years I have endeavored to calm an impetuous tide -- laboring to make my feelings take an orderly course -- it was striving against the stream.

The legislative department is everywhere extending the sphere of its activity and drawing all power into its impetuous vortex.

On a sudden open fly With impetuous recoil and jarring sound Th' infernal doors, and on their hinges grate Harsh thunder.

The white blouse can be light and floating, impeccable and austere, sumptuous and all-enveloping, tight and close-fitting. It rises up to frame the face. It sculpts the body by transforming itself into a second skin. Imputed with glamour and poetry, freedom and impetuousness, the prim white shirt turns out to have a thousand identities.

The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth longs only for what is dazzling.

Despite the warnings of other times, the impetuous and the confident continue their indiscriminate cultivation of weeds at the expense of occasional flowers.

Under the magnetism of friendship the modest man becomes bold;

the shy, confident; the lazy, active; and the impetuous, prudent and peaceful.

Few things are brought to a sucessful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.

At first we will only skim the surface of the earth like young starlings, but soon, emboldened by practice and experience, we will spring into the air with the impetuousness of the eagle, diverting ourselves by watching the childish behavior of the little men or awling miserably around on the earth below us.

I want your heart, I want to eat your children.

Lennox Lewis, I'm coming for you man.

My style is impetuous. My defense is impregnable, and I'm just ferocious. I want your heart. I want to eat his children. Praise be to Allah!

The statements of certain western officials show that contrary to their absurd claims, westerners are disqualified, and impetuous, lacking any cultural background.

Young men can be impetuous, young men can be rush, young men can be fools, but the Car'a'carn cannot let himself be a young man.

My style was impetuous, my defenses were impregnable, and I was ferocious.

As we go forth into the coming year, let it not be in the haste of impetuous, forgetful delight, nor with the quickness of impulsive thoughtlessness . But let us go out with the patient power of knowing that the God of Israel will go before us.

There is no doubt that Bronstein's shrewd understanding of chess psychology was crucial to his success. Without it, his impetuous style and technical flaws might have relegated him to a minor career.

A low standard of prayer means a low standard of character and a low standard of service. Those alone labor effectively among men who impetuously fling themselves upward towards God.

The brave, impetuous heart yields everywhere to the subtle, contriving head.

If I cannot get men who steer a middle course to associate with, I would far rather have the impetuous and hasty. For the impetuous at any rate assert themselves.

All inconsiderate enterprises are impetuous at first, but soon lanquish.

[Lat., Omnia inconsulti impetus coepta, initiis valida, spatio languescunt.]

After puberty the personality develops impetuously and all extraneous intervention becomes odious. . . . Now it so happens that parents feel the responsibility towards their children precisely during this second period, when it is too late.

Nothing in oratory is more important than to win for the orator the favour of his hearer, and to have the latter so affected as to be swayed by something resembling an impulse of the spirit impetu quodam animi or emotion perturbatione, rather than by judgment or deliberation. For men decide far more problems by hate, or love, or lust, or rage, or sorrow, or joy, or hope, or fear, or illusion, or some other inward emotion aliqua permotione mentis, than by reality or authority, or any legal standard, or judicial precedent or statute.

Patience is a complot of the Devil to immobilize the men! Mortal men should be impatient and impetuous; patience is only for the immortals!

Britannia's shame! There took her gloomy flight, On wing impetuous, a black sullen soul . Less base the fear of death than fear of life. O Britain! infamous for suicide.

We are like vessels tossed on the bosom of the deep;

our passions are the winds that sweep us impetuously forward; each pleasure is a rock; the whole life is a wide ocean. Reason is the pilot to guide us, but often allows itself to be led astray by the storms of pride.

A vulgar man is captious and jealous;

eager and impetuous about trifles. He suspects himself to be slighted, and thinks everything that is said meant at him.

Adolescents may be, almost simultaneously, overconfident and riddled with fear.

They are afraid of their overpowering feelings, oflosing control, of helplessness, of failure. Sometimes they act bold, to counteract their imperious yearnings to remain children. They are impulsive, impetuous, moody, disagreeable, overdemanding, underappreciative. If you don't understand them, remember, they don't understand themselves most of the time.

Who forces himself on others is to himself a load.

Impetuous curiosity is empty and inconstant. Prying intrusion may be suspected of whatever is little.

He knows enough, the mariner, who knows Where lurk the shelves, and where the whirlpools boil, What signs portend the storm: to subtler minds He leaves to scan, from what mysterious cause Charybdis rages in the Ionian wave; Whence those impetuous currents in the main Which neither oar nor sail can stem; and why The roughening deep expects the storm, as sure As red Orion mounts the shrouded heaven.

If you act impetuously, it will be uncertain, and you'll know it.

It just won't feel right. It is better to wait.

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