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Robert G. Ingersoll

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The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. -R. G. Ingersoll.
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The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
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The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
ROBERT INGERSOLL
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
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The courage is to bear defeat without losing heart.
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JOSEPH LEWIS {Debbs' letter to EUGENE V. DEBS As long as there is one person suffering an injustice; as long as one person is forced to bear an un...
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WALT WHITMAN Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper. -Robert Frost.
ROBERT FROST
I leave pansies, the symbolic flower of freethought, in memory of the Great Agnostic, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL
R...
CHARLES S. THOMAS
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
WINSTON CHURCHILL
I remember on one of my many visits with JOSEPH LEWIS {Stockton, a playwright who performed plays about RICHARD F. STOCKTON {Letter from Fawcett to the great EDGAR FAWCETT Except for my daughters, I have not grieved for any death as I have grieved for MARK TWAIN The name of EUGENE V. DEBS In the campaign of 1876, ROBERT MARION LA FOLLETTE As a matter of fact, with all HERMAN E. KITTREDGE No institution of learning of JOSEPH LEWIS When I visited JOSEPH LEWIS I've just come to my room, Livy darling, I guess this was the memorable night of my life. By George,...
MARK TWAIN
{Colonel Carr's testimony of EUGENE ASA CARR You cannot become the greatest without at least a gr- and a test inside of you
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Justice is the greatest interest of man on earth.
DANIEL WEBSTER
I heard Mr. Ing...
ELIZABETH CADY STANTON
{Miller, who was president of American Federation of Musicians, had this to say about OWEN MILLER Being angered is the greatest defeat to a human being.
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Everyone on earth is afraid of losing his/her life, and only a few are afraid of losing their time.
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The death of HERMAN E. KITTREDGE i cannot imagine traveling to earth without him' quote by Robert Wesley Miller... Rest in Peace Davi...
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...at times, the greatest courage of all is to live.
DAVID CLEMENT-DAVIES
We not only do not believe that man is punished for his 'sins,' but emphatically state that there is...
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Man is still the greatest miracle and the greatest problem on this earth.
DAVID SARNOFF
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DEBBIE FORD
Atoms for peace. Man is still the greatest miracle and the greatest problem on this earth.
DAVID SARNOFF
True courage, in the face of almost certain death, is the rarest quality on earth.
CHRISTOPHER PIKE
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind nex...
ARISTOTLE
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind nex...
ARISTOTLE ARISTOTLE
The greatest courage you can have is the courage to admit your mistakes.
VIKRANT PARSAI
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind nex...
JAMES ALLEN
Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the grea...
JAMES ALLEN
Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.
VITTORIO ALFIERI
{The final resolutions at HERMAN E. KITTREDGE Their greatest fear is you may step forward without fear.
Because your courage may become cont...
TOM ALTHOUSE
Courage is spelled I-N-T-E-G-R-I-T-Y.
ROBERT H. SCHULLER
You mind is your greatest possession on earth
SUNDAY ADELAJA
God’s word and spirit are some of the greatest energy that is available on earth
SUNDAY ADELAJA
It felt something like being in love, but without the weight of having to choose just one heart to h...
J. COURTNEY SULLIVAN
Man's Ultimate ambition & goal should be to overcome poverty & defeat it heavenly on earth.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
You can't test courage cautiously.
ANNE DILLARD
The only test of leadership is that somebody follows. Lance Secretan, Industry Week, 10/12/98 -Robe...
ROBERT K. GREENLEAF
To be propelled forward is to fulfill the passion of God’s heart and defeat his enemies
SUNDAY ADELAJA
Courage is more important than to be deceived by shallow victory waiting for a delayed defeat.
DEJAN STOJANOVIC
Hasten slowly, and without losing heart, put your work twenty times upon the anvil. [Fr., Hatez-v...
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Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you're alive, it isn't.
RICHARD BACH
Getting it perfect the first time is good perfect even but to emerge after constant failures with so...
DELETE ACCOUNT
The way of peace is the way of love. Love is the greatest power on earth. It conquers all things.
PEACE PILGRIM
Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
RICHARD BACH
Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't.
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I saw the truth, I saw and I know that people can be beautiful and happy without losing the ability ...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
You can't test courage cautiously.
ANNIE DILLARD
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ALEX STEFFEN
Life is a test. Without problems to solve, it wouldn’t be much of a test.
RICHELLE E. GOODRICH
My greatest weapon is my courage to stand alone.
LORIANN ZEMANOVICH
This report is into the Surrey Police. How on earth, then, can they have the right to test for fairn...
LEMBIT OPIK
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Self confidence is the greatest courage for any success.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
A lifetime of happiness? No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A lifetime of happiness? No man could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It will be a supreme test of courage and seamanship.
BOB WILLIAMS
It will be a supreme test of courage and seamanship,
BOB WILLIAMS
A lifetime of happiness ! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We are the most powerful nation on earth. No external power, no terrorist organization, can defeat u...
GEORGE SOROS
But what is liberty without wisdom and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for...
EDMUND BURKE
And we are put on earth a little spaceThat we may learn to bear the beams of love.
WILLIAM BLAKE
And we are put on earth a little space
That we may learn to bear the beams of love.
WILLIAM BLAKE
I believe the United States is the greatest country on Earth. I really do.
SAMANTHA POWER
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. -Robert Louis Stevenson.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Here is a test to find if your mission on Earth is finished: If you are alive, it isn't.
RICHARD BACH
Courage doesn’t defeat fear or erase fear or adjust to fear. Courage acts, plain and simple, in th...
RICHELLE E. GOODRICH
Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you are alive, it isn't.
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The greatest Church is within you, and it is made of love, courage and conscience.
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The destroyer of weeds, thistles, and thorns is a benefactor whether he soweth grain or not
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
I found that the clergy did not understand their own book
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
My creed is that; Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Religion has not civilized man, man has civilized religion
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
A place where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The notion that faith in Christ is to be rewarded by an eternity of bliss, while a dependence upon r...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
He (Thomas Paine) saw oppression on every hand; injustice everywhere; hypocrisy at the altar; venali...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The Declaration of Independence was a denial, and the first denial of a nation, of the infamous dogm...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The history of intellectual progress is written in the lives of infidels
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The good part of Christmas is not always Christian -- it is generally Pagan; that is to say, human, ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
If there is any God, there is only one way to please him, and that is by a conscientious discharge o...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Insolence is not logic; epithets are the arguments of malice.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
A believer is a bird in a cage, a freethinker is an eagle parting the clouds with tireless wing
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
It is a blessed thing that in every age someone has had the individuality enough and courage enough ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Science built the Academy, superstition the inquisition
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
It is better to deserve without receiving, than to receive without deserving
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
If the guardians of society, the protectors of 'young persons,' could have had their way, we...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
For the most part, we inherit our opinions. We are the heirs of habits and mental customs.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
You need not go back four thousand years for heroines. The world is filled with them today. They do ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
A God who gave his entire time for 40 years to the work of converting three millions of people, and ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Laughing has always been considered by theologians as a crime
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
There is something wrong in a government where they who do the most have the least. There is somethi...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
I have not the slightest confidence in 'spiritual manifestations
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The Old Testament describes the hell of the past, and the New the hell of the future
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
No day can be so sacred but that the laugh of a little child will make it holier still
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Nature is filled with tendencies and obstructions. Extremes beget limitations, even as a river by it...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak,...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
A great man is a torch in the darkness, a beacon in superstition's night, an inspiration and a p...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Custom is a prison, locked and barred by those who long ago were dust, the keys of which are in the ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Nothing has been left undone by the enemies of freedom. Every art and artifice, every cruelty and ou...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
I will live by the standard of reason, and if thinking in accordance with reason takes me to perditi...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the ...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
Ignorant people are apt to overrate the value of what is called education. The sons of the poor, hav...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The credulity of the church is decreasing, and the most marvelous miracles are not either 'explained...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL