Procuring: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 304 pages
Familiar Quotations ProcuringThat peace, safety, and concord may be the portion of our native land, and be long enjoyed by our fellow-citizens, is the most ardent wish of my heart, and if I can be instrumental in procuring or preserving them, I shall think I have not lived in vain.ndash;Thomas JeffersonAn ill argument introduced with deference will procure more credit than the profoundest science with a rough, insolent, and noisy management.ndash;LockeTo wilful men, the injuries that they themselves procure must be their schoolmasters.ndash;William ShakespeareAgriculture for an honorable and highminded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living.ndash;XenophonProcuring ndash; AcquiringWe acquire the strength we have overcome.ndash;Ralph Waldo EmersonMen can never acquire respect by benevolence alone, though they may gain love, so that the greatest beneficence only procures them honour when it is regulated by worthiness.ndash;KantAcquire a firm will and the utmost patience.ndash;Anandamayi MaTo acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy.ndash;Bertrand RussellAs we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.ndash;Albert SchweitzerProcuring ndash; BuyingBuy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries.ndash;Benjamin Franklin

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