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A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
A generation of men is like a generation of leaves the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.
– HomerRate it:
A generation of men is like a generation of leaves; the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.
– Homer, The IliadRate it:
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
– Robert Anson HeinleinRate it:
A generous person is a person who doesn't only give money, but also contributes his service to humanity.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
A generous person is anyone who freely gives out anything tangible or intangible even more than it's necessary or expected of him or her. Are you generous at all? If YES then, do keep the fire burning. But if NO then, you've got to have a rethink and afterwards dare to be/remain generous. For, it really pays to be generous. You can take my words for it/that.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.
– Thomas A. EdisonRate it:
A genius is the man in whom you are least likely to find the power of attending to anything insipid or distasteful in itself. He breaks his engagements, leaves his letters unanswered, neglects his family duties incorrigibly, because he is powerless to turn his attention down and back from those more interesting trains of imagery with which his genius constantly occupies his mind.
– William JamesRate it:
A genius! For 37 years I’ve practised fourteen hours a day, and now they call me a genius!
– Pablo de SarasateRate it:
A gentle breeze, a rustle of leaves, it's times like this life pleases with ease.
– Aaron J. MunzerRate it:
A gentle word is never lost...It cheers the heart when sorrow-tossed, And lulls the cares that bruise it.
– HastingsRate it:
A gentleman is a man who can play the accordion but doesn't.
– UnknownRate it:
A gentleman is any man who wouldn't hit a woman with his hat on.
– Fred AllenRate it:
A gentleman is not for his gender, A gentleman known by his good jester
– The Omani ShedRate it:
A gentleman is one who doesn't and can’t forgive himself for self-committed mistake even if others forget it and the self-criticism is a mark of his right attitude towards life.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.
– Frederick DouglasRate it:
A gift - be it a present, a kind word or a job done with care and love - explains itself... and if receivin' it embarrasses you, it's because your 'thanks box' is warped.
– Alice ChildressRate it:
A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
– Thomas FullerRate it:
A girl becomes a wife with her eyes wide open. She knows that those sweetest words, 'I take thee to be my wedded husband,' really mean, 'I promise thee to cook three meals a day for 60 years thee will I clean up after thee will I talk to even when thou art not listening thee will I worry about, cry over and take all manner of hurts from.'
– Alan Marshall BeckRate it:
A girl puts a little into a bikini but gets a lot out of it.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
A girl with brains ought to do something with them besides think.
– Anita LoosRate it:
A glass of happiness fills whole body. (Un verre de bonheur - Remplit tout le corps)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
A glorious Church is like a magnificent feast; there is all the variety that may be, but every one chooses out a dish or two that he likes, and lets the rest alone: how glorious soever the Church is, every one chooses out of it his own religion, by which he governs himself, and lets the rest alone.
– John SeldenRate it:
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
– Bruce LeeRate it:

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