Terms Of Service
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Terms Of Service
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Fortune favors the prepared mind.
Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.
P. T. Barnum
We are never doing anyone any favors by withholding our gifts from the world. It's scary to be fierce, but you can't compromise that for fear of losing those around you.
The important thing to note is that it is not important whether Malala was shot or not - Malala is not asking for personal favors or support. She is asking for support with girls' education and women's rights. So don't support Malala, support her campaign for girls' education and women's rights.
There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.
There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude.
Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
Great cooking favors the prepared hands.
I always tell my clients to be tough, to be strong. Never weaken yourself. I believe God favors only strong persons.
We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
Whenever we think of Christ, we should recall the love that led Him to bestow on us so many graces and favors, and also the great love God showed in giving us in Christ a pledge of His love; for love calls for love in return. Let us strive to keep this always before our eyes and to rouse ourselves to love Him.
Saint Teresa of Avila
This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them. In some form or other, we pay for her favors; or we go empty away.
Nature favors those organisms which leave the environment in better shape for their progeny to survive.
I was able to lean on people for favors and things to help out because their budget was so low. It was half of what John Travolta's perk package is on a film. Our whole budget was half of what his staff makes on a film.
This is the moment when we must build on the wealth that open markets have created, and share its benefits more equitably. Trade has been a cornerstone of our growth and global development. But we will not be able to sustain this growth if it favors the few, and not the many.
You can say that I lived in Asia for a long time and in Japan I became close to several CIA agents. And you could say that I became an adviser to several CIA agents in the field and, through my friends in the CIA, met many powerful people and did special works and special favors.
Venus favors the bold.
Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.
The U.S. has since the end of World War II had an answer - we stand for free peoples and free markets, we are willing to support and defend them - we will sustain a balance of power that favors freedom.
If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond.
Hillary Clinton has perfected the politics of personal profit and theft. She ran the State Department like her own personal hedge fund - doing favors for oppressive regimes, and many others, in exchange for cash.
Fortune favors the audacious.
Bridging the virtual world with the physical word is really when social media channels come to life and the magic happens. Because whoever coined the term 'social media' didn't do us any favors. It's not really media. It's more like the telephone, less like the TV.
Amy Jo Martin
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.
Idealizing the reality of past romances won't do you any favors as you face Valentine's Day alone.
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