Ennobling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 45 pages
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Familiar Quotations EnliveningDelightful task, to rear the tender thought, to teach the young idea how to shoot, to pour fresh instruction over the mind, to breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix the generous purpose in the growing heart.ndash;Joseph P. ThompsonEnlivening ndash; EncouragementNote how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement.ndash;George AdamsThere are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause.ndash;George AdamsA spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.ndash;Spiro AgnewLincoln's stepmother probably did not teach him very much, but she kindled his mind and encouraged him. He did the work and put in the hours on his own.ndash;AnonymousMost of the high spots in our lives come about through encouragement. I don't care how great, how famous, how successful a man may be, he hungers for applause.ndash;AnonymousFlatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I may not forget you.ndash;William ArthurLeaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard.ndash;Warren BennisNine tenths of education is encouragement.ndash;Anatole FranceCorrection does much, but encouragement does more. Encouragement after censure is as the sun after a shower.ndash;Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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