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Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being
to those who are on the road with you,
and accept as something precious
what comes back to you from them.
- Albert Schweitzer

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Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious,
one should preserve it.
- Anais Nin

Everyone has a "best friend" during each stage of life,
but only a precious few have the same one.
- Anonymous

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

 

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

I confessed recently to an old friend,
"I realized I was looking at you,
in your visit, through old glasses.
Speaking old words.
Telling old stories.
I realize that in my life I've made so many
physical changes and I need to give my spirit time to catch up."
Time for my spirit to look at my friend
through the new glasses of current life experiences.
Old friends are precious.
They become even more treasured when they are wrapped
in the currentness of life experiences
and not relegated to the past in which they once lived.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein

In wartime, truth is so precious that she
should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
- Winston Churchill

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade,
but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement
the greater part of life is sunshine.
- Thomas Jefferson

It was my father who taught me to value myself.
He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that
I was the most precious thing in his life.
- Dawn French

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

Time and health are two precious assets that we don't
recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.
- Denis Waitley

You have to get beyond your own precious inner experiences.
- Stella Adler

The most precious things in speech are pauses.
- Ralph Richardson

A human person is infinitely precious and must be unconditionally protected.
- Hans Kung

He ate and drank the precious Words,
his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor,
nor that his frame was Dust.
- Emily Dickinson

Freedom is our most precious commodity and if we are not eternally vigilant,
government will take it all away.
Individual freedom demands individual responsibility.
- Lyn Nofziger

The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
- Hazrat Inayat Khan

But it has, in addition, an even more precious quality -
a consciousness of the human intelligence,
the human spirit and that man is a social creature.
- Norman McLaren

A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

Is there something we have forgotten? Some precious thing we have lost,
wandering in strange lands?
- Arna Bontemps

There is precious little in civilization to appeal to a Yeti.
- Edmund Hillary

Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.
- Tim Berners-Lee

At my age, I realize that my most precious possession is time,
and I've got too much unfinished work to do to spend
even a minute talking about myself.
- Benny Carter

It is true that liberty is precious;
so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
- Vladimir Lenin

My share of the work may be limited,
but the fact that it is work makes it precious.
- Helen Keller

As far as I know, you only get one shot at this life.
It only goes round once and time is precious.
When I'm not working, you'd better spend that time with someone important.
- Benjamin Bratt

Man is more interesting than men.
God made him and not them in his image.
Each one is more precious than all.
- Andre Gide

Listen, when you take my liberty away,
you've taken away more-something more precious than life.
I mean, what good is a life without liberty? Huh? None.
- Jack Kevorkian

Friendships are fragile things, and require as much
handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
- Randolph Bourne

Sometimes you know you find precious things in the
creative process that you couldn't find out of it.
- Arthur Berger

The independence of the United States is not only more
precious to ourselves but to the world than any single possession.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

We cannot live, suffer or die for somebody else,
for suffering is too precious to be shared.
- Edward Dahlberg

You know, there're no rules between Russell and I. We don't want to have to have to talk too much,
because it's really precious, really special to play music.
- Benny Green

Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow -
red,
yellow, brown, black and white - and we're all precious in God's sight.
- Jesse Brown

Time is the most precious element of human existence.
The successful person knows how to put energy into
time and how to draw success from time.
- Denis Waitley

If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless.
If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character,
his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
- Alexander Smith

And much as Wine has played the Infidel,
And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well,
I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell.
- Edward Fitzgerald

When I did get home this last time, we had all these plans to go out.
And then we hardly stepped outside because the time
together seemed too precious.
- Emily Watson

We shall not find life by refusing to let go of our precious,
protected selves.
- Rowan Williams

Verily, great grace may go with a little gift;
and precious are all things that come from a friend.
- Theocritus

I sometimes have a horrible fear of turning up a canvas of mine.
I'm always afraid of finding a monster in place of
the precious jewels I thought I had put there!
- Camille Pissarro

Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.
- Albert Camus

Oh, how precious is time, and how it pains me to see it slide away,
while I do so little to any good purpose.
- David Brainerd

Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
- Ambrose Bierce

It is your work to clear away the mass of encumbering material of thoughts,
so that you may bring into plain view the precious
thing at the center of the mass.
- Robert Collier

Happy is the person who cherishes the precious lessons
of the past and lives vigorously in the present.
- Jerome Hines

Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
- Emily Bronte

I'm immensely grateful for the precious gift my mother has given me.
She is my hero today and every day.
- Steven Cojocaru

Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure.
- Christopher Dodd

One sees a blatant disregard for the precious souls of mankind.
- Thomas S. Monson

Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends.
Why waste such precious time in bed?
- Marilyn vos Savant

Good listeners, like precious gems, are to be treasured.
- Walter Anderson

It is possible to experience an awakening in this life
through realising just how precious each moment,
each mental process, and each breath truly is.
- Christy Turlington

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
- John Milton

Freedom and opportunity are precious gifts and the
purpose of our politics is to expand them,
for all our people.
- Ed Miliband

The love of one's own sex is precious,
for it is neither provoked by vanity nor retained by flattery;
it is genuine and sincere.
- Maria Mitchell

That was the big effect Lord of the Rings had on me.
It was discovering New Zealand.
And even more precious were the people-
not at all like the Australians.
- Ian Mckellen

For those of us who have lost loved ones in their prime -
as I did when my father and other relatives succumbed -
even one of those years would have been a precious gift.
- Michael Milken

Liberty is the most precious gift we offer our citizens.
- Tom Ridge

We all have different musical instincts,
and I think they're precious and should be respected.
- Tony Levin

It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism
under the pretext that independence and revolution are important,
but that peace is still more precious.
- Kim Il Sung

Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
- Benjamin Disraeli

That creates the magic, and that's the wonderment of
the musical process and how precious that is.
- Mick Fleetwood

Understand that friends come and go,
but with a precious few you should hold on.
The older you get, the more you need the people who
knew you when you were young.
- Mary Schmich

I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend
precious time and energy defending or explaining my past.
We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.
- Van Jones

Peace is much more precious than a piece of land...
let there be no more wars.
- Anwar Sadat

When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings,
Then Learning shines, the best of precious things.
- Edward Cocker

Even though the museums guarding their precious property fence everything off,
in my own studio, I made them so you and I could walk in and around,
and among these sculptures.
- George Segal

Confidence is such a fragile and precious thing.
- David Duval


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