A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
To appreciate the noble is a gain which can never be torn from us.
Happy is he who has gained the wealth of divine thoughts, wretched is he whose beliefs about the gods are dark.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Whoever lives among many evils just as I, how can dying not be a source of gain?
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
And I feel that we in our society should not be held by any such myth; that we should do everything we can to gain a delight and joy in our society with all the available parts of the palette.
That a man is successful who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much, who has gained the respect of the intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.
You must lose everything in order to gain anything.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
I want to do very useful buildings and I would like to find a method of producing these buildings through our technology because I think that this is the only way that we will gain wonderful environment easily in the future.
I certainly gained a lot by reading about Shanghai.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it.
If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem wonderful at all.