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Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people. Paulo Coelho, novelist
  • qualities

Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it. Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr, novelist
  • built

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. Aristotle, philosopher
  • courage

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman
  • friendship

I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty. Summer Altice, model
  • absolutely

I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
  • being

Resume: a written exaggeration of only the good things a person has done in the past, as well as a wish list of the qualities a person would like to have. Bo Bennett, entrepreneur
  • done

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin. Charles Darwin, scientist
  • acknowledge

It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband. Euripides, poet
  • marriage

Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect
  • art

Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them. Plutarch, philosopher
  • avoiding

I paint to evoke a changing language of symbols, a language with which to remark upon the qualities of our mysterious capacities which direct us toward ultimate reality. Morris Graves, artist
  • capacities

I blame it on Walt Disney, where animals are given human qualities. People don't understand that a wild animal is not something that is nice to pat. It can seriously harm you. James Cameron, director
  • animal

I am less disposed to think of a West Point education as requisite for this business than I was at first. Good sense and energy are the qualities required. Rutherford B. Hayes, president
  • business

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 and it's true, I do have a certain fondness for women that have dark hair. Wentworth Miller, actor
  • anyone

We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • science

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects. Alexis de Tocqueville, historian
  • business

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others. Winston Churchill, statesman
  • courage

Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages. Marcel Proust, author
  • advantages

It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty. Juvenal, poet
  • poverty

It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
  • enough

To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things. Ansel Adams, photographer
  • all

You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
  • courage

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

To be a preacher requires two apparently contradictory qualities: confidence and humility. Timothy Radcliffe, clergyman
  • apparently

No publisher in America improved a paper so quickly on so grand a scale, took a paper that was marginal in qualities and brought it to excellence as Otis Chandler did. David Halberstam, journalist
  • america

To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities; that is not to be taken seriously in politics. Vladimir Lenin, leader
  • conviction

My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has brought me nothing but joy. Those qualities were greatly lacking. Christopher Meloni, actor
  • beauty

When people ask what were the qualities of Bobby Kennedy that they most admired, it was first that he was tough. Second, he told the truth and third, he stood up for the little guy. Emilio Estevez, actor
  • admired

An American Idol is someone that has all the qualities that America thinks is positive, attractive and alluring. Mario Vazquez, celebrity
  • alluring

So much about living life, to me, is about humility and gratitude. And I've tried very hard to have those qualities and be that person and I'm just so disappointed in myself that I allowed it to slip. Katherine Heigl, actress
  • allowed

All of the qualities that you need to be a good opinion columnist tend to be qualities that aren't valued in women. Anna Quindlen, journalist
  • columnist

'The Killing' has a really great combination of qualities: Even though it's very sad and deals with mourning and grief, it's still exciting. It's about real people and it doesn't shy from the painful points of life. Joel Kinnaman, actor
  • combination

Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess. Samuel Johnson, author
  • almost

Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry. Joan Baez, musician
  • best

When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks. Natalie Clifford Barney, author
  • love

At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things. Albert Camus, philosopher
  • accept

The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task, courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance. Bryan Miller,
  • akin

We don't love qualities; we love a person; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as their qualities. Jacques Maritain, philosopher
  • defects

Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another. Ayn Rand, writer
  • achieved

One of the qualities of liberty is that, as long as it is being striven after, it goes on expanding. Therefore, the man who stands in the midst of the struggle and says, "I have it," merely shows by doing so that he has just lost it. Henrik Ibsen, poet
  • being

The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith. John Foster Dulles, public servant
  • politics

Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities. Madame de Stael, writer
  • candor

The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity. No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power. Joseph Conrad, novelist
  • confessed

Olympism... exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, mind and will. Pierre de Coubertin, leader
  • balanced

Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that. Richard M. Nixon, president
  • admire

Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead. Karl von Clausewitz, soldier
  • courage

It's far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help. Judith Martin, author
  • discover

Authority is not a quality one person "has," in the sense that he has property or physical qualities. Authority refers to an interpersonal relation in which one person looks upon another as somebody superior to him. Erich Fromm, psychologist
  • another

Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want - the want of money. Johann Georg Zimmermann, writer
  • money

Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage. John W. Gardner, educator
  • come

There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader. Rudy Giuliani, politician
  • able

I think the qualities I look for in a girl I'd like to be my girlfriend would be the way Lindsay's character is before she becomes a plastic. Very real. Jonathan Bennett, philosopher
  • becomes

To me, the appeal of opera lies in the fact that a myriad of singers and instruments, each possessed of different qualities of voice and sound, against the backdrop of a grand stage and beautiful costumes, come together in one complete and impressive drama. Junichiro Koizumi, statesman
  • against

People accuse me of being Methody, but I'm not at all. The one thing I don't want people to see is me. I don't want them to be able to recognize my faults and failures and qualities, and I won't use those things to spark off emotions or to illustrate. Kristin Scott Thomas, actress
  • able

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities - because it is the quality which guarantees all others. Joseph Chamberlain, politician
  • courage

I have a lot of chameleon qualities, I get very absorbed in my surroundings. River Phoenix, actor
  • chameleon

A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself. James Boswell, lawyer
  • agreeable

If she has a good, strong, reliable father image, which is hard to find these days, that will be her image of men, probably for the rest of her life. She'll look for a husband who embodies those qualities. Robert Johnson, psychologist
  • days

It is better to believe that a man does possess good qualities than to assert that he does not. John Francis Davis, diplomat
  • assert

Mrs. Hopewell had no bad qualities of her own but she was able to use other people's in such a constructive way that she never felt the lack. Flannery O'Connor, author
  • character

How do you explain certain physical qualities that somehow sell on screen? You're born with it... Certain people are just more watchable, and I was more watchable, but I don't think I understood acting or drama very well when I was a kid. Joan Chen, actress
  • acting

Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman. William Moulton Marston, psychologist
  • allure

People can be ignorant and still have loving, human qualities. Rob Reiner, director
  • human

Well, I'm still looking for Maurice Ashley. My essential qualities. I think that more than anything, I try to do the right thing, I think about doing the right thing. Maurice Ashley, celebrity
  • anything

Physical qualities don't really matter much. Frank Langella, actor
  • matter

We fought no better, perhaps, than they. We exhibited, perhaps, no higher individual qualities. Joshua Chamberlain, soldier
  • exhibited

We cannot suppose therefore that God has made an order of beings, with such mental qualities and powers, for the sole purpose of being used as beasts, or instruments of labour. Thomas Clarkson, activist
  • beasts

For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity. Christopher Dawson, writer
  • appeals

The mercury rule writers also ignored mercury's special qualities. Tom Allen, politician
  • ignored

I want to see a player on the football field. I want to see what kind of teammate they are, what kind of leadership qualities they have. I want to see how aggressive they are, how much fun they have playing the game. Roy Clark, entertainer
  • aggressive

The hardened mass of liquid stones had much stronger qualities than those which had simply torn. The skin remained a recognisable part of the molten stone. Andy Goldsworthy, artist
  • hardened

People just automatically say 'If this guy is George and Barbara Bush's son, we don't have any question about those personal qualities that we were fooled on by Clinton.' Robert Teeter, politician
  • automatically

Precision is not one of the qualities that comes out in my work. Gil Kane, artist
  • comes

It was good for us, I suppose. Those kinds of times produce qualities in us that make us better for having had them. My parents were not getting along. My mother was quite intolerant of friendships that were being developed. Fay Wray, actress
  • being

But it's always really difficult to find someone that has the qualities to be a great accompanist. Victoria de los Angeles, musician
  • difficult

It has to be able to play at the maximum expression and communication in every style, and the only way you can do that is - like Verdi said - working with a file, every day, little by little, until the orchestra's collective qualities emerge. James Levine, musician
  • able

You try on purpose to get players with different qualities which will rub off on one another. James Levine, musician
  • another

Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God. Alfred Day Hershey, scientist
  • ceremonies

I think that one of Tim's great qualities and abilities is in what seems like a thumbnail sketch to get something quite telling, very simply, when you're doing it or being in that thumbnail sketch, you don't feel that it's important. Albert Finney, actor
  • being

I'm not convinced that what are traditionally considered to be male energies or qualities or female energies or qualities really have as much to do with gender as many people think they do. Andrew Cohen, writer
  • considered

That's a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty. Roberta Flack, musician
  • honesty

Washington's entire honesty of mind and his fearless look into the face of all facts are qualities which can never go out of fashion and which we should all do well to imitate. Henry Cabot Lodge, politician
  • entire

The good moral work of art should have all the qualities that a good amoral work of art should have, such as formal unity, balance, contrast, and a sensitivity to the material out of which it is made. Norman McLaren, artist
  • amoral

We didn't think he would play on Sunday because he was suspended - that makes me think he has all the qualities to join Arsenal! Arsene Wenger, coach
  • arsenal

Self-denial and self-discipline, however, will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier. William Lyon Mackenzie King, politician
  • soldier

Experience is easy to provide and quickly put to good use by people with all the other qualities. Dee Hock, businessman
  • experience

Heroic people take risks to themselves to help others. There's nothing heroic about accepting $5 million to go out and run around chasing a ball, although you may show fortitude or those other qualities while you do it. Gregg Easterbrook, author
  • accepting

There were two qualities about the mutual funds of the 1920s that made them extremely speculative. One was that they were heavily leveraged. Two, mutual funds were allowed to invest in other mutual funds. Ron Chernow, author
  • allowed

I think it makes a lot of sense and of course I love Christie Clark. I think she's awesome; she's beautiful and fun to work with. I think she has some really unique qualities to her that would bring a lot to the show. Austin Peck, actor
  • awesome

Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives. Joe Baca, politician
  • graduation

Recognition of this kinship with the rest of the universe is necessary for understanding him, but his essential nature is defined by qualities found nowhere else, not by those he has in common with apes, fishes, trees, fire, or anything other than himself. George G. Simpson,
  • anything

The same qualities that appear to give them strength are often the sources of great weakness. Malcolm Gladwell, author
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