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If I have any merit, it is getting along with individuals, according to their ways and characteristics. At times it involves suppressing yourself. It is painful, but necessary. To be a leader you have got to lead human beings with affection.
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When I had forgotten God, yet I then found He had not forgotten me. Even then He did by His Spirit apply the merits of the great atonement to my soul, by telling me that Christ died for me.
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Love has no awareness of merit or demerit; it has no scale... Love loves; this is its nature. - Howard Thurman Quotes
Love has no awareness of merit or demerit; it has no scale... Love loves; this is its nature.
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Not only the adoration of images is idolatry, but also trust in one's own righteousness, works and merits, and putting confidence in riches and power. As the latter is the commonest, so it also is the most noxious.
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If the work of God could be comprehended by reason, it would no longer be wonderful, and faith would have no merit if reason provided proof.
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Dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music - Charles Baudelaire Quotes
Dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music
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An alleged scientific discovery has no merit unless it can be explained to a barmaid. - Ernest Rutherford Quotes
An alleged scientific discovery has no merit unless it can be explained to a barmaid.
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Felicity, not fluency of language, is a merit. - Edwin Percy Whipple Quotes
Felicity, not fluency of language, is a merit.
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But there is merit even in the mentally retarded legislator. He asks the questions that everyone is afraid to ask for fear of seeming simple.
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Such is life, here today, gone tomorrow! Nothing goes with one, except one's merit and demerit; good and evil deeds follow one even after death.
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The book trade invented literary prizes to stimulate sales, not to reward merit. - Michael Moorcock Quotes
The book trade invented literary prizes to stimulate sales, not to reward merit.
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People talk about 'getting rid of the old image', and I guess there's some merit in that. But the truth is that people loved 'The Wonder Years' - I can't turn my back on it.
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Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive.
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Wilderness designations should not be the result of a quid pro quo. They should rise or fall on their own merits.
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If you are greeted then return the greetings more warmly. If you are favored, then repay the obligation manifold; but he who takes the initiative will always excel in merit.
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Fauvism was our ordeal by fire... colours became charges of dynamite. They were expected to charge light... The great merit of this method was to free the picture from all imitative and conventional contact.
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The merit of the cross does not consist in its heaviness, but in the manner in which we carry it. I would even say that it is sometimes more virtuous to carry a cross of straw than a heavy cross because we have to be more attentive for fear of losing it.
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Chess is a meritocracy. - Lawrence Day Quotes
Chess is a meritocracy.
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If you have to lie, cheat, steal, obstruct and bully to get your point across, it must not be a point capable of surviving on its own merits.
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The realization that my daily relationship with God is based on the infinite merit of Christ instead of on my own performance is a very freeing and joyous experience. But it is not meant to be a one-time experience; the truth needs to be reaffirmed daily.
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One of the most staggering truths of the Scriptures is to understand that we do not earn our way to heaven. ...works have a place--but as a demonstration of having received God's forgiveness, not as a badge of merit of having earned it.
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Place your hopes in the mercy of God and the merits of our Redeemer; say often, looking at the crucifix: There are centered all my hopes.
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I no longer count as one of my merits that I always tell the truth as much as possible; it has become my metier.
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No one deserves his greater natural capacity nor merits a more favorable starting place in society. - John Rawls Quotes
No one deserves his greater natural capacity nor merits a more favorable starting place in society.
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A journey, I reflected, is of no merit unless it has tested you. - Tahir Shah Quotes
A journey, I reflected, is of no merit unless it has tested you.
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Holiness is not a merit by which we can attain communion with God, but a gift of Christ, which enables us to cling to him, and to follow him.
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Riches and power are but gifts of blind fate, whereas goodness is the result of one's own merits. - Heloise Quotes
Riches and power are but gifts of blind fate, whereas goodness is the result of one's own merits.
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My company believes in hiring people based on merit. - Azim Premji Quotes
My company believes in hiring people based on merit.
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Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent. - Emily Dickinson Quotes
Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
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The chief merit of language is clearness, and we know that nothing detracts so much from this as do unfamiliar terms.
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The assertion that men are objectively equal is so absurd that it does not even merit being refuted.
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Carelessness is inexcusable, and merits the inevitable sequence. - James Anthony Froude Quotes
Carelessness is inexcusable, and merits the inevitable sequence.
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Election is an act of God before creation in which He chooses some people to be saved, not on account of any foreseen merit in them, but only because of His sovereign good pleasure.
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You have been given your own work to do. Get to it right now, do your best at it, and don't be concerned with who is watching you. Create your own merit.
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Don't be concerned who is watching you. The triumphs and merits of others belong to them - as do yours to you. Make the most of what you've got.
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I love those who do not know how to live for today. - Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes
I love those who do not know how to live for today.
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What comes into the world to disturb nothing merits neither attention nor patience
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Our aim is to appeal to reason. … Prayer is not one of our remedies; it depends on what one is praying for. We consider prayer nothing more than a fervent wish; consequently the merit and worth of a prayer depend upon what the fervent wish is.
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And where the rewards for merit are greatest, there are found the best citizens.
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Nowhere is woman treated according to the merit of her work, but rather as a sex. It is therefore almost inevitable that she should pay for her right to exist, to keep a position in whatever line, with sex favors. Thus it is merely a question of degree whether she sells herself to one man, in or out of marriage, or to many men!... The economic and social inferiority of woman is responsible for prostitution.
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The central principle of investment is to go contrary to the general opinion, on the grounds that if everyone agreed about its merits, the investment is inevitably too dear and therefore unattractive.
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The chief merit of language is clearness.
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I have a tender reliance on the mercy of the Almighty, through the merits of the Lord Jesus Christ. I am a sinner. I look to Him for mercy; pray for me.
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Verbal representations of such places or scenes may, or may not, have the merit of accuracy; but photographic presentments of them will be accepted by posterity with an undoubting faith.
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Love knows no virtue, no merit; it loves and forgives and tolerates everything because it must. We are not guided by reason.
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One of the best things about being an actor is that it's a meritocracy.
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Our impartiality is kept for abstract merit and demerit, which none of us ever saw.
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Do not look only at yourself, and you will see much. Do not justify yourself, and you will be distinguished. Do not brag, and you will have merit. Do not be prideful, and your work will endure.
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It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
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The merit of all things lies in their difficulty.
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Lies don't matter, ... There's no merit to it. It's kind of hard to entertain foolishness when it has no merit.
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Where we can compete on merit, we do very well.
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A genial and cultured Arab, Ameen Rihani, whose English is perfect and whose eloquence is astounding. He will discuss with equal eagerness and knowledge the merits of Picasso or Van Gogh, or the Zionist question, or the British achievements in Arabia.
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Eminence without merit earns deference without esteem.
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If you want the best results in an organization, you must rely solely on merit.
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We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them.
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A continual feast of commendation is only to be obtained by merit or by wealth: many are therefore obliged to content themselves with single morsels, and recompense the infrequency of their enjoyment by excess and riot, whenever fortune sets the banquet before them.
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Man is such a wondrous being that it is never possible to count up all his merits at once. The more you study him, the more new particulars appear, and their description would be endless.
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Pure Christian love is not derived from the merit of the object.
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Hereditary property sophisticates the mind, and the unfortunate victims to it ... swathed from their birth, seldom exert the locomotive faculty of body or mind; and, thus viewing every thing through one medium, and that a false one, they are unable to discern in what true merit and happiness consist.
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Offspring, friends and relatives flee from a devotee of the Lord: yet those who follow him bring merit to their families through their devotion.
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How can the unknown merit reverence?
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Merit challenges envy.
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I am sure that, on the one hand, the Rothschilds appreciate the merits of Marx, and that on the other hand, Marx feels an instinctive inclination and a great respect for the Rothschilds.
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Each instance of sexual harassment has to be judged on its merits. Facts, timing, motives, credibility: all must be considered before we make up our own minds what to believe.
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Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters.
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I love flexing theater Muscles. Television has merits as well, but there's no substitute for live theater.
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The painter will produce pictures of little merit if he takes the works of others as his standard.
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Speak of the moderns without contempt and of the ancients without idolatry; judge them all by their merits, but not by their age
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Elitism is the slur directed at merit by mediocrity.
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Before I met Ayn Rand, I was a logical positivist, and accordingly, I didn't believe in absolutes, moral or otherwise. If I couldn't prove a proposition with facts and figures, it was without merit.
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Thus you may understand that love alone is the true seed of every merit in you, and of all acts for which you must atone.
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I am sure all politicians will be convinced of the merits of this deal.
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Slavery built the South. I'm not saying we should bring it back; I'm just saying it had its merits. For one thing, the streets were safer after dark.
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None merits the name of Creator but God and the poet.
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Do they merit vitriol, even a drop of it? Yes, because they corrupt the young, persuading them that the mature world, which produced Beethoven and Schweitzer, sets an even higher value on the transient anodynes of youth than does youth itself.... They are the Hollow Men. They are electronic lice.
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Those from whose pocket the salary is drawn, and by whose appointment the officer was made, have always a right to discuss the merits of their officers, and their modes of exercising the duties they are paid to perform.
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Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
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There's this belief with no merit that media with women at the center applies only to women, but media with men at the center applies to everyone.
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The grace of God is love freely shown toward guilty sinners, contrary to their merit and indeed in defiance of their demerit.
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