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It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside.
The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
Henry David Thoreau
Fascism should rightly be called Corporatism, as it is the merger of corporate and government power.
To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way.
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
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
Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.
Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Some of the companies we helped start are names you know. An office supply company called Staples - where I'm pleased to see the Obama campaign has been shopping; The Sports Authority, which became a favorite of my sons. We started an early childhood learning center called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised.
A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.
Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief. When fresh it finds someone to console it, but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed, and rightly.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one's dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.
Not only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only one way of seeing them, and that is, seeing the whole of them.
How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!
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