Quotations that match 'bestowed'.

Liberty, as it is conceived by current opinion, has nothing inherent about it; it is a sort of gift or trust bestowed on the individual by the state pending good behavior. Mary McCarthy
[ Behavior Bestowed Conceived Current Gift Good Individual Inherent Liberty Nothing Opinion Pending Sort State Trust]
Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them. David Ricardo Finance
[ Arbitrary Bestowed Capital Commodities Dependent Employed Gold Intrinsic Labour Mines Other Produce Quantity Scarcity Silver Their Them Value Which]
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on. Oswald Spengler
[ Act Been Bestowed Life Live Lives Make May Meaningful Our Ourselves Part Possible Proud Purpose Some Such Upon Us Way]
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days! It blesses him that gives and him that takes. William Makepeace Thackeray
[ After Bestowed Better Blesses Days Gives Him How Kindness Money Recalled Recipient Schoolboy Takes Than Tip]
It is impossible to strive for the heroic life. The title of hero is bestowed by the survivors upon the fallen, who themselves know nothing of heroism. Johan Huizinga
[ Bestowed Fallen Hero Heroic Heroism Impossible Know Life Nothing Strive Survivors Themselves Title Upon]
May He who holds in his hands the destinies of nations, make you worthy of the favors He has bestowed, and enabled you with pure hearts and hands and sleepless vigilance, to guard and defend to the end of time, the great charge He has committed to your keeping. J. Reuben Clark
[ Bestowed Charge Committed Defend Destinies Enabled End Favors Great Guard Hands Hearts His Holds Keeping Make May Nations Pure Sleepless Time Vigilance Worthy Your]
For even these are no less bestowed on him of pure grace, than are righteousness and salvation themselves. Johann Arndt
[ Bestowed Even Grace Him Less Pure Righteousness Salvation Than Themselves These]
It should be pursued as in the presence of God, and under the solemn sanctions created by a lively sense of his omniscience, and of our accountability to him for the right use of the faculties which he has bestowed. Simon Greenleaf
[ Accountability Bestowed Created Faculties God Him His Lively Omniscience Our Presence Pursued Right Sanctions Sense Should Solemn Under Use Which]
Today we thank God for all the blessings He has bestowed upon this great Country and ask Him to continue to heal our land and meet our needs - and we do so through the power of prayer. Nick Rahall
[ Ask Bestowed Blessings Continue Country God Great Heal Him Land Meet Needs Our Power Prayer Thank Through Today Upon]
Those of us who participate realize the incredible honor bestowed on us, but to really understand the true scope and depth of the movement requires more investigation and concentration. Bill Toomey
[ Bestowed Concentration Depth Honor Incredible Investigation More Movement Participate Realize Really Requires Scope Those True Understand Us]
The duty of responsibility placed on any MP is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed and I for one don't believe the Conservative Party would abuse that trust by selecting someone who did not have the goods to do the job, just for the sake of media coverage. Adam Rickitt
[ Abuse Any Believe Bestowed Conservative Coverage Did Duty Goods Greatest Honours Job Just Media Party Placed Responsibility Sake Selecting Someone Trust Would]
Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love. Leo Buscaglia Love
[ Always Bestowed Expectation Freely Gift Love Loved Willingly Without]
Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame. Pearl S. Buck
[ Bestowed Blame Freeze Heart Much Out Praise Season]
I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books. Lynn Abbey
[ Any Believes Bestowed Books Characters Free Hasn Her Sense She Surprises Those Will Writers Writing]
Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience. Ambrose Bierce
[ Bestowed Compensation Conscience Debtors Forgetfulness Gift God Their Upon]
Creative genius is a divinely bestowed gift which is the coronation of the few. Margaret E. Sangster
[ Bestowed Coronation Creative Divinely Few Genius Gift Which]
What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear to him as his children? Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Bestowed Children Dear Gift Him His Man Providence]
The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its author; salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure. John Locke
[ Any Author Bestowed Bible Blessings Children End God Greatest Matter Men Mixture Pure Salvation Truth Without]
Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed upon the Yankees. Apparently it angers them. Bob Feller
[ Angers Apparently Bestowed Something Sympathy Them Upon Yankees]
We must make it an imperative duty of our government to protect the gifts which Nature has bestowed on America and to insure the maintenance of a clean, healthy, wholesome environment for our people. George Lincoln Rockwell
[ America Bestowed Clean Duty Environment Gifts Government Healthy Imperative Insure Maintenance Make Must Nature Our Protect Which Wholesome]
A masculine education cannot spare from professional study and the necessary acquisition of languages, the time and attention which I have bestowed on the compositions of my countrymen. Anne Seward
[ Acquisition Attention Bestowed Cannot Compositions Countrymen Education Languages Masculine Necessary Professional Spare Study Time Which]
I'm most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He's given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I'll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do. Martin Lawrence
[ Back Bestowed Blessings Down Fall Get Given God Hopefully Improve Learn Life Mistakes Most Next Opportunity Proud See Still Strengthen Thing Truly Up Upon Vision]
Who is there that ever receives a gift and tries to make bargains about it? Let us, then, return thanks for what He has bestowed on us. Who can tell whether, if we had had a larger share of ability or stronger health, we should not have possessed them to our destruction. Alphonsus Liguori
[ Ability Bargains Bestowed Destruction Ever Gift Had Health Larger Make Our Possessed Receives Return Share Should Stronger Tell Thanks Them Then Tries Us Whether]
I have often noticed that after I had bestowed on the characters of my novels some treasured item of my past, it would pine away in the artificial world where I had so abruptly placed it. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Abruptly After Artificial Away Bestowed Characters Had Item Noticed Novels Often Past Pine Placed Some Treasured Where World Would]