Occasions Quotes

"Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to ...

"Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to our eyes. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become." - Brooke Foss Westcott
📅︎ Mar 18
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"The spirit of resistance to government is ...

"The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it always to be kept alive." — Thomas Jefferson
📅︎ Jul 22
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"I was never really insane, ...

"I was never really insane, except on occasions where my heart was touched." Edgar Allan Poe
📅︎ Feb 22
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"I was never really insane e...

"I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched." Edgar Allan Poe
📅︎ Jan 05
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"Understand that life has occasions. One time it is poverty and ano...

"Understand that life has occasions. One time it is poverty and another time it is wealth. Once it is honour and another it is humiliation. Happy is he who remains grounded in each situation." - Ibn Al Jawzi
📅︎ Aug 21
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"Don't wait for extraordinary oppo...

"Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities, seize common occasions and make them great. -Orison Swett Marden
📅︎ Dec 05
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"If you expect the wo...

"If you expect the worst, you won't get hurt in the worst occasions."
📅︎ May 08
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"There are great occasions in which some men are call...

"There are great occasions in which some men are called to great services, in the doing of which they are excused from the common rule of morality." - Oliver Cromwell
📅︎ Dec 13
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"Live content with small means; seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather tha...

"Live content with small means; seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion. Be worthy, not respectable, wealthy, not rich; study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never." -Bruce Lee
📅︎ Feb 27
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‎"Nature cannot trust animals to be kind or chivalrous on all occasions, and if the female, who ...

‎"Nature cannot trust animals to be kind or chivalrous on all occasions, and if the female, who is usually weaker in body, could not develop a tremendous psychic savagery, an inflexible will, when her young ones are threatened they would be frequently eaten or injured even by their own fathers."
📅︎ Dec 01
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