quote by Epicurus

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

— Epicurus

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Spoiled quote Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not;

remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

All I’m saying is like, spoil me with your consistency Always remain the same you and you won’t have to worry about a different me

Spoiled quote You can't let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.

You can't let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.

The Republican and Democratic parties, or, to be more exact, the Republican-Democratic party, represent the capitalist class in the class struggle. They are the political wings of the capitalist system and such differences as arise between them relate to spoils and not to principles.

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.

All badness is spoiled goodness. A bad apple is a good apple that became rotten. Because evil has no capital of its own, it is a parasite that feeds on goodness.

You see, no one can teach anybody. The teacher spoils everything by thinking that he is teaching. Thus Vedanta says that within man is all knowledge-even in a boy it is so-and it requires only an awakening, and that much is the work of a teacher.

Some people have the disease of criticising all the time.

They forget the good about others and only mention their faults. They are like flies that avoid the good and pure places and land on the bad and wounds. This is because of the evil within the self and the spoiled nature.

Everybody is unique. Compare not yourself with anybody else lest you spoil God's curriculum.

Stigma is a process by which the reaction of others spoils normal identity.

Do not be tempted to invest in a sample of each golfing invention as soon as it makes its appearance. If you do, you will only complicate and spoil your game - and encumber your locker with useless rubbish.

Tahiti has been spoiled for many years, but Bali is one of the few cultures with origins in one of the great ancient cultures which is still alive.

I'm so spoiled - I must have a Starbucks vanilla latte every day.

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.

My dad's probably one of the kindest people in the world.

When I was younger that's not how I was- I was a little spoiled brat.

I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me.

My confidence is placed in God who does not need our help for accomplishing his designs. Our single endeavor should be to give ourselves to the work and to be faithful to him, and not to spoil his work by our shortcomings.

Perhaps people, and kids especially, are spoiled today, because all the kids today have cars, it seems. When I was young you were lucky to have a bike.

Whatever form it takes, camping is earthy, soul enriching and character building, and there can be few such satisfying moments as having your tent pitched and the smoke rising from your campfire as the golden sun sets on the horizon--even if it's just for a fleeting moment before the rain spoils everything.

Pick the day. Enjoy it– to the hilt.

There is only one good thing in life, and that is love.

And how you misunderstand it! how you spoil it! You treat it as something solemn like a sacrament, or something to be bought, like a dress.

Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.

A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.

You can't let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.

There was no way we'd ever get spoiled. Daddy made sure to instill in us a work ethic.

My rule is, when you are unhappy, think about it.

But when you're happy, don't. Why spoil it? You're probably happy for some ridiculous reason and you'd just spoil it to know it.

While forbidden fruit is said to taste sweeter, it usually spoils faster.

We still find the greedy hand of government thrusting itself into every corner and crevice of industry and grasping at the spoil of the multitude. Invention is continually exercised to furnish new pretenses for revenue and taxation. It watches prosperity as its prey and permits none to escape without a tribute.

Strategic planning is not strategic thinking.

Indeed, strategic planning often spoils strategic thinking, causing managers to confuse real vision with the manipulation of numbers.

Teachers should be very careful not to spoil their pupils' taste for poetry for all time by making it a task and an imposition.

I drove away from my mind everything capable of spoiling the sense of the presence of God.... I just make it my business to persevere in His holy presence... My soul has had an habitual, silent, secret conversation with God.

So I think there is one rule every host and hostess ought to keep with the comb and nail file and bicarbonate and aromatic spirits on a handy shelf, Which is don't spoil the denouement by telling the guests everything is terrible, but let them have the thrill of finding it out for themselves.

Conceit spoils the finest genius.

At the core of liberalism is the spoiled child — miserable, as all spoiled children are, unsatisfied, demanding, ill-disciplined, despotic and useless. Liberalism is a philosophy of sniveling brats.

A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.

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