He who receives a benefit with gratitude repays the first installment on his debt.
Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in blood of his followers and sacrifices of his friends.
True emotions and sincere words never perish. The great heart of humanity gladly receives and embalms every true utterance of the humblest of its offspring.elias lyman magoo
I like to be beholden to the great metropolitan English speech, the sea which receives tributaries from every region under heaven. I should as soon think of swimming across the Charles river when I wish to go to Boston, as of reading all my books in originals, when I have them rendered for me in my mother tongue.ralph waldo emerson
He who receives a benefit with gratitude repays the first installment on his debt.seneca the younger
For a daily Agnihotra ( Balivaishva ) a small copper pot is used. The inverted pyramid shaped Agnihotra pot receives, generates, and decentralizes electrosphere ....Apart from the pyramid shape, some other special symmetric geometrical designs are also used according to the kind of energy fields and the cosmic currents required to be generated by the Yagna.
It cannot reasonably be doubted, but a little miss, dressed in a new gown for a dancing-school ball, receives as complete enjoyment as the greatest orator, who triumphs in the splendour of his eloquence, while he governs the passions and resolutions of a numerous assembly.David Hume
Everyone who receives the protection of society owes a return for the benefit, and the fact of living in a society renders it indispensable that each should be bound to observe a certain line of conduct towards the rest. That conduct consists?in each person bearing his share of the labours and sacrifices incurred for defending the society or its members from injuryand molestation.john stuart mill
It's not what's there that counts, it's what's projected and?it's not what he projects but rather what the voter receives? It's not the man we have to change, but rather the received impression.Raymond Price
If intellection and knowledge were mere passion from without, or the bare reception of extraneous and adventitious forms, then no reason could be given at all why a mirror or looking-glass should not understand; whereas it cannot so much as sensibly perceive those images which it receives and reflects to us.ralph cudworth
His remark was not intended to be a factual statement, but rather to illustrate that Planned Parenthood, a organization that receives millions of dollars in taxpayer funding, does subsidize abortions.jon kyl
The true religion of Jesus Christ our Saviour is that which penetrates, and which receives all the warmth of the heart, and all the elevation of the soul, and all the energies of the understanding, and all the strength of the will.arthur penrhyn stanley
Controls them and subdues, transmutes, bereaves Of their bad influence, and their good receives.william wordsworth
In a polite age almost every person becomes a reader, and receives more instruction from the Press than the Pulpit.Oliver Goldsmith
A man convicted of murder is twenty times more likely than a woman convicted of murder to receive the death penalty... Since the 1976 reinstatement of the death penalty, 120 men and only 1 woman have actually been executed. The woman, from North Carolina, said she preferred to be executed… In North Carolina, a man who commits second-degree murder receives a sentence on average of 12.6 years longer than a woman who commits second-degree murder.warren farrell
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.john muir
The magic happens only when the artist serves with love and the listener receives with the same spirit.ravi shankar
In giving, a man receives more than he gives, and the more is in proportion to the worth of the thing given.George MacDonald
Back of the sound broods the silence, back of the gift stands the giving; Back of the hand that receives thrill the sensitive nerves of receiving.
'Tis better to be vile than vile esteem'd, When not to be receives reproach of being;william shakespeare
What happiness the rural maid attends, In cheerful labour while each day she spends! She gratefully receives what Heav'n has sent, And, rich in poverty, enjoys content.john gay
Galen, in the third section of his book, "The Use of the Limbs," says correctly that it would be in vain to expect to see living beings formed of the blood of menstruous women and the semen virile, who will not die, will never feel pain, or will move perpetually, or shine like the sun. This dictum of Galen is part of the following more general proposition: Whatever is formed of matter receives the most perfect form possible in that species of matter; in each individual case the defects are in accordance with that individual matter.
The mind is like a sheet of white paper in this, that the impressions it receives the oftenest, and retains the longest, are black ones.