Total Quotes Found: 12 // Page 1 (quotes 1-12)
"Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better."
Topics: Apathy, Discontentment
"So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself."
"I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results."
Topics: Achievement, Feelings
"Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe."
Topics: Character, Women
"It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm."
Topics: Health, Illness
"The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower."
"The thing needed to women (and to men too) is these friendships without love between men and women. And if between married men and married women, all the better."
Topics: Friendship, Marriage, Women
"I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse."
"She said the object and color in the materials around us actually have a physical effect on us, on how we feel."
"A human being does not cease to exist at death. It is change, not destruction, which takes place."
Topics: Death, Change
"The world is put back by the death of everyone who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality."
Topics: Death, Gifts, Sacrifice
"How very little can be done under the spirit of fear."
Topics: Fear, Achievement