Quotations on Glory

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The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Government, Christianity, American, Revolution, Glory, Principles)

To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of man.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Nature, Glory, Man)

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Power, Glory, Leisure, Politicians)

And then we've got Blades of Glory, and we've got Brothers Solomon, and I've got a script in development with this guy Chuck Martin who used to write on Arrested, and, you know, we have a few things in various stages of development.
- Will Arnett
(Keywords: Development, Brothers, Glory, Martin)

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.
- Francis of Assisi
(Keywords: Glory, Name, Order, Sun, Treasure)

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Education, Virtue, Ability, Glory, Man)

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.
- Alfred Austin
(Keywords: Nature, Soul, Heart, Body, Garden, Glory, Sun)

Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.
- Sai Baba
(Keywords: Nature, God, Glory, Night, Sky, Stars, Unity, Universe)

The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Love, Glory, Spirit)

If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Father, Son, Earth, Fathers, Glory, Sons)

By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
- George Bancroft
(Keywords: Envy, Glory, Respect)

In literature as in ethics, there is danger, as well as glory, in being subtle. Aristocracy isolates us.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Aristocracy, Being, Danger, Ethics, Glory, Literature)

Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Greatness, Strength, Being, Glory, Lies, Man, Right)

Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race.
- Mary McLeod Bethune
(Keywords: History, Time, Development, Glory, Race)

The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man.
- William Beveridge
(Keywords: Government, Happiness, Peace, War, Glory, Man)

What shall befall me in the pursuance of this work, I refer to the disposal of Almighty God, whose glory is dearer to me, not only than my liberty, but than my life.
- John Biddle
(Keywords: Life, Work, God, Glory, Liberty)

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: Glory, Obscurity)

I hope I'm better today than I was yesterday. I don't believe in glory days or anything like that, so I think the best is tomorrow or later this afternoon!
- Edie Brickell
(Keywords: Hope, Glory, Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

In the book, America had already been weakened by bio terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest. But the real enemy was the kind of male human being who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens.
- David Brin
(Keywords: America, Being, Enemy, Glory, Nurses, Rest, Terror, Violence)

A man's most glorious actions will at last be found to be but glorious sins, if he hath made himself, and not the glory of God, the end of those actions.
- Thomas Brooks
(Keywords: God, Actions, End, Glory, Man, Will)

For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours.
- Pam Brown
(Keywords: Glory, Spring, Will)

There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by.
- William C. Bryant
(Keywords: April, Eye, Glory, Joy)

Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Glory, Grave)

God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation.
- John Calvin
(Keywords: God, Glory, Justice, Mercy, Merit, Punishment, Race, Salvation, Sin)

Any acceleration constitutes progress, Miss Glory. Nature had no understanding of the modern rate of work. From a technical standpoint the whole of childhood is pure nonsense. Simply wasted time. An untenable waste of time.
- Karel Capek
(Keywords: Nature, Time, Work, Progress, Childhood, Glory, Nonsense, Understanding, Waste)

There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends.
- Silvia Cartwright
(Keywords: History, War, Character, Courage, Friends, Glory, Help)

Every knee will bend before me, and every tongue shall give glory to God.
- Jesus Christ
(Keywords: God, Glory, Tongue, Will)

We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Keywords: Books, Contempt, Desire, Glory, Man, Names, Praise)

Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Keywords: Virtue, Glory, Shadow)

I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Keywords: Education, Virtue, Ability, Glory, Man)

Glory - once achieved, what is it worth?
- Emile M. Cioran
(Keywords: Glory, Worth)

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
- Adam Clarke
(Keywords: Glory, Sin, State)

Let authors write for glory and reward. The truth is well paid when she is sung and heard.
- James J. Corbett
(Keywords: Truth, Glory, Reward)

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
- Pierre Corneille
(Keywords: Glory, Risk)

The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
- Norman Cousins
(Keywords: Death, Life, Men, Awareness, Feeling, Glory, Man, Pain, Tragedy)

Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
- William Cowper
(Keywords: Glory, Guilt, Principles, Shame)

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
- Marcelene Cox
(Keywords: Children, Glory, Parenthood, Parents, Trees)

There are few things more amusing in the world of politics than watching moderate Republicans charging to the right in pursuit of greater glory.
- Mario Cuomo
(Keywords: Politics, Glory, Pursuit, Republicans, Right, World)

Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory.
- Salvador Dali
(Keywords: Money, Glory, Nothing)

'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable.
- Timothy Dalton
(Keywords: Film, Glory, Opera, Wind)

The stars that have most glory have no rest.
- Samuel Daniel
(Keywords: Glory, Rest, Stars)

If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice. And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune, will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes.
- Jacques-Louis David
(Keywords: Experience, Work, Fortune, Glory, Justice, Mistakes, Poor, Public, Taste, Will)

Our pleasance here is all vain glory, This false world is but transitory.
- William Dunbar
(Keywords: Glory, World)

With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.
- Isadora Duncan
(Keywords: Glory, Motherhood)

Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.
- Jonathan Edwards
(Keywords: Glory, Grace)

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Keywords: Battle, Blood, Glory, Worth)

I have found out in later years that we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Keywords: America, Glory, Poor, Years)

Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Vision, Glory, Self, Will, World)

Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Life, Glory, Killing, Murder)

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Time, Glory, Lies, Living)

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