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Letter "A" » acquiring
«Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative.»
«How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become -- to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being.»
«A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce, or a tragedy, or perhaps both.»
«Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.»
«Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.»
Author: William Somerset Maugham
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«By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber.»
Author: Henry David Thoreau
«Do something everyday that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.»
«Acquiring knowledge is one thing but if it is not translated into action then there is no use of such knowledge. »
«In the matter of acquiring food, different kinds of strength, abilities and skills are used by us but these very same skills are used by animals and birds as well.»
«Earning money cannot be the purpose of education. Acquiring good qualities can be the only purpose of education.»