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No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship
of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
- Robert Southey

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Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare
To lessen or misunderstand.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

And I thought my loss my loss was not,
certainly, the end of the world, but to lessen the
enthusiasm of those young people who were signed up,
I thought that was tragic.
- Birch Bayh

Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the
barriers of time and distance -
the telegraph and cable,
the telephone, radio, and the rest.
- Emily Greene Balch

 

We ought, therefore, to lessen the price of food to our manufacturers,
and place them more on a level with the manufacturers who have cheaper food,
and also much lighter taxation.
- Joseph Hume

Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
- Elizabeth Fry

Our entire team is focused on managing this company for value -
fixing or eliminating those operations that lessen
value and expanding or adding those that enhance value.
- Phil Condit

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What I have known with respect to myself,
has tended much to lessen both my admiration,
and my contempt, of others.
- Joseph Priestley

The Indians, I was now speaking of, were not content
with the common Enemies that lessen and destroy their Country-men,
but invented an infallible Stratagem to purge their Tribe,
and reduce their Multitude into far less Numbers.
- John Lawson

What he has done for women is final:
he gave to their service the best powers of his mind
and the best years of his life.
His death consecrates the gift: it can never lessen its value.
- Millicent Fawcett

This circulating medium has a natural tendency to lessen
by degrees the value and the use of money,
and finally to render it powerless; and consequently
to sweep away all the crushing masses of fraud,
iniquity, cruelty, corruption and imposition that are built upon it.
- Josiah Warren

Our course, then, is clear; if we desire to put an end to pauperism,
or to lessen it, we should import everything we can use or sell,
in order that we may employ our unemployed hands,
in making the goods by which we pay for these imports.
- Joseph Hume

An insuperable obstacle to rapid transit in Africa is the want of carriers,
and as speed was the main object of the Expedition under my command,
my duty was to lessen this difficulty as much as possible.
- Henry Morton Stanley

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our unhappiness is triggered by either
having less than yesterday,
or having less than our neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The problems of victory are more agreeable
than those of defeat,
but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill

All unhappiness comes from either
having less than yesterday,
or from having less than one's neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lives based on having are less free
than lives based on doing or being.
- E.Y. Harburg

A divorce is like an amputation:
you survive it, but there's less of you.
- Margaret Atwood

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
- George Jean Nathan

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

I love you more than yesterday, less than tomorrow.
- Edmond Rostand

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

By nature, we are all creatures of habit.
We instinctively adopt familiar routines for most activities.
We eat about the same number of meals each day -
at more or less the same times.
We have a regular pattern of sleeping -
unless it is perturbed by illness or shift work.
Most everything we do is habitual.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For those who are bored with life,
the path to happiness almost always comes
through service to the less-fortunate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Become more and more innocent,
less knowledgeable and more childlike.
Take life as fun -
because that's precisely what it is!
- Osho

Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.
- Henry David Thoreau

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

The more you know the less you feel.
- Bono

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

Less is only more where more is no good.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

A man's friendships are, like his will,
invalidated by marriage -
but they are also no less invalidated
by the marriage of his friends.
- Samuel Butler

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are two kinds of people,
those who do the work,
and those who take the credit.
Try to be in the first group;
there is less competition there.
- Indira Gandhi

Maybe life isn't really as complicated
as we make it out to be.
Perhaps a simple child-like attitude would create
a less stressful and happier life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

Action is no less necessary than thought
to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Less is more.
- Pierre Seghir

Value your own opinion more, and others' opinions less.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police
because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife.
- Ilie Nastase

There are risks and costs to action.
But they are far less than the long range
risks of comfortable inaction.
- John F. Kennedy

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

If I had known what it would be like to have it all -
I might have been willing to settle for less.
- Lily Tomlin

Without stirring abroad,
One can know the whole world;
Without looking out of the window,
One can see the way of heaven.
The further one goes, The less one knows.
- Lao Tzu

You can always do one thing less than you think you can.
- Anonymous

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Cooperation is less stressful than competition.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Humor brings insight and tolerance.
Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
- Agnes Repplier

Really I feel less keen about the Army every day.
I think the Church would suit me better.
- Winston Churchill

Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism.
Money is a glory.
- Salvador Dali

Life is better than death, I believe,
if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
- Alice Walker

Beauty is less important than quality.
- Eugene Ormandy

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us,
that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
- Thomas Jefferson

Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
- Alan Greenspan

To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
- Andre Malraux

The big difference between sex for money and sex for
free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
- Brendan Behan

Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup,
only less filling.
- Dave Barry

My health may be better preserved if I exert myself less,
but in the end doesn't each person give his life for his calling?
- Clara Schumann


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