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Top 72 Beneficent Quotes

#1. The truly beneficent mind looks upon every child of sorrow as their relation, and entitled to their assistance ... - Author: Eliza Parsons
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#2. Hitherto the plans of the educationalists have achieved very little of what they attempted, and indeed we may well thank the beneficent obstinacy of real mothers, real nurses, and (above all) real children for preserving the human race in such sanity as it still possesses. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#3. Whatever may happen the sun will rise tomorrow as it rose to-day, beneficent and serene. - Author: Paul Gauguin
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#4. Now therefore I do recommend and assign Thursday the 26th day of November next to be devoted by the People of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being, who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be. - Author: George Washington
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#5. Progress is not an accident, not a thing within human control, but a beneficent necessity ... due to the working of a universal law. So surely must the things we call evil and immorality disappear; so surely must man become perfect. - Author: Herbert Spencer
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#6. A beneficent person is like a fountain watering the earth, and spreading fertility; it is, therefore, more delightful to give than to receive. - Author: Epicurus
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#7. The egoist feels lonely, surrounded by threatening and alien events; all his desires are sunk in his own concerns. A kind person lives in a world of beneficent events, whose goodness matches his own. - ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#8. Nature is beneficent. I praise her and all her works. She is silent and wise. She is cunning, but for good ends. She has brought me here and will also lead me away. She may scold me, but she will not hate her work. I trust her. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#9. With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and madness, from which they are only now being freed by the beneficent operation of the machine. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#10. Glory fills the world with virtue, and, like a beneficent sun, covers the whole earth with flowers and with fruits. - Author: Luc De Clapiers
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#11. Useful knowledge, practical kindness, and beneficent laws
these are not the Gospel; but, like philosophy, they are, or may be, its handmaids. They may make its task smooth and grateful; they may associate themselves with its victories, or they may prepare its way. - Author: Henry Parry Liddon
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#12. The custom of burning a beneficent god is too foreign to later modes of thought to escape misinterpretation. - Author: James G. Frazer
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#13. Nature in one of her beneficent moods has ordained that even death has some antidote to its own terrors. - Author: Bram Stoker
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#14. Imagination, realm of enchantment!- which the most beneficent of beings bestowed upon man to console him for reality- I must quit you now. - Author: Xavier De Maistre
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#15. Truth's a menace, science is a public danger. As dangerous as it's been beneficent. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#16. my heart swells with gratitude to the beneficent God of this earth just now. He sees not as man sees, but far clearer: judges not as man judges, but far more wisely. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#17. I am guilty of believing that the human race can be humanized and enriched in every spiritual inference through the saner and more beneficent processes of peaceful persuasion applied to material problems rather than through wars, riots and bloodshed. - Author: Eugene V. Debs
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#18. We must trust infinitely to the beneficent necessity which shines through all laws. Human nature expresses itself in them as characteristically as in statues, or songs, or railroads, and an abstract of the codes of nations would be an abstract of the common conscience. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#19. To judge from the history of mankind, we shall be compelled to conclude, that the fiery and destructive passions of war, reign in the human breast, with much more powerful sway, than the mild and beneficent sentiments of peace. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#20. Never let yourself be diverted, either by what you wish to believe, or what you think could have beneficent social effects if it were believed; but look only and solely at what are the facts. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#21. Beneficent realization that he was a stranger no longer, that he belonged - Author: Pat Conroy
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#22. Gentlemen, the character of Washington is among the most cherished contemplations of my life. It is a fixed star in the firmament of great names, shining without twinkling or obscuration, with clear, steady, beneficent light. - Author: Daniel Webster
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#23. The night swelled with magic; not the beneficent kind of love-magic that sweeps couples away, but the kind of magic that rips and tears, the enchantment that creeps out of the woods and pounces. - Author: Charlaine Harris
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#24. Hinduism is like the Ganga, pure and unsullied at its source but taking in its course the impurities in the way. Even like the Ganga it is beneficent in its total effect. It takes a provincial form in every province, but the inner substance is retained everywhere. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#25. Experience teaches us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficent. - Author: Louis D. Brandeis
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#26. The gods, as they are beneficent, if they find anyone who is healthy and whole and unscarred by vice, will send him away, surely, after crowning him, not with golden crowns, but with all sorts of blessings. - Author: Apollonius Of Tyana
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#27. Science, as a rule beneficent, has given birth to potentialities of crime which exceed the dreams of oriental romance. - Author: Robert Barr
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#28. Several incidents in my life have convinced me of spiritual interposition - of the promptings of some beneficent force outside ourselves, which tries to help us where it can. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#29. Most diseases are the result of medication which has been prescribed to relieve and take away a beneficent and warning symptom on the part of Nature. - Author: Elbert Hubbard
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#30. A true Christian man is distinguished from other men, not so much by his beneficent works, as by his patience. - Author: Horace Bushnell
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#31. Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class. - Author: Annie Besant
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#32. What is the right of the huntsman to the forest of a thousand miles over which he has accidentally ranged in quest of prey? Shall the fields and vallies, which a beneficent God has formed to teem with the life of innumerable multitudes, be condemned to everlasting barrenness? - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#33. We may observe that, in displaying the praises of any humane, beneficent man, there is one circumstance which never fails to be amply insisted on, namely, the happiness and satisfaction, derived to society from his intercourse and good offices. - Author: David Hume
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#34. No one can be compelled by law to be beneficent (though he may be taxed and this money then distributed in welfare payments), - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#35. The simplest and most basic meaning of the symbol of the Goddess is the acknowledgment of the legitimacy of female power as a beneficent and independent power. - Author: Carol P. Christ
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#36. The transcendent importance of love and goodwill in all human relations is shown by their mighty beneficent effect upon the individual and society. - Author: George David Birkhoff
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#37. Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and unhappy men to live calmly - Author: George Eliot
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#38. I don't think we need to agree with anyone in order to love the person. The command for Christians to love the other person, to be benevolent and beneficent toward them, is independent of what the other believes. - Author: Miroslav Volf
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#39. Love made you a better person. Made you feel protected and precious and chosen. Chosen such a lovely word! And in loving someone else you became better ... noble and generous and beneficent. - Author: Kristan Higgins
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#40. Chocolate is a perfect food, as wholesome as it is delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power ... it is the best friend of those engaged in literary pursuits. - Author: Justus Von Liebig
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#41. A little," panted Mrs. Peagrim, who, though she danced often and vigorously, was never in the best of condition, owing to her habit of neutralizing the beneficent effects of exercise by surreptitious candy-eating. "I'm a little out of breath. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#42. I do, therefore, invite my fellow citizens ... to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next, as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#43. Beneficent spirals, operating by benign feedback, mean that everything needful is not required at once: each individual improvement is beneficial for the whole - Author: Jane Jacobs
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#44. No government has ever been beneficent when the attitude of government was that it was taking care of the people. The only freedom consists in the people taking care of the government. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#45. I am aware that the assumed instinctive belief in God has been used by many persons as an argument for his existence. The idea of a universal and beneficent Creator does not seem to arise in the mind of man, until he has been elevated by long-continued culture. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#46. By forces seemingly antagonistic and destructive Nature accomplishes her beneficent designs - now a flood of fire, now a flood of ice, now a flood of water; and again in the fullness of time an outburst of organic life ... - Author: John Muir
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#47. Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a rational being are trenched on, die on the first inch of your territory. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#48. It is a beneficent incident of the ownership of land that a pioneer who reduces it to use, and helps to lay the foundations of a new State, finds a profit in the increasing value of land as the new State grows up. - Author: William Graham Sumner
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#49. All the great and beneficent operations of Nature are produced by slow and often imperceptible degrees. The work of destruction and devastation only is violent and rapid. - Author: Albert Pike
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#50. The Principle which gives life dwells in us, and without us, is undying and beneficent, is not heard or seen or smelt, but it is perceived by the man who desires perception. - Author: Mabel Collins
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#51. Rarely does this world look as if a beneficent Providence were running it. - Author: J.I. Packer
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#52. He arrived tentatively at his own idea, that melancholy arose from natural, sometimes beneficent forces. Talking about it in plain human terms was his first step toward claiming his own ground as a person who, through no fault of his own, needed help. - Author: Joshua Wolf Shenk
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#53. Nature satisfies my thirst; it feeds my hunger; it finds me clothing; it affords me shelter; it wraps me around when I sleep with beneficent and watchful care; and it takes me at last to its great bosom, where my ashes mingle with their kindred dust. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#54. Implicit in true freedom of spirit lies a proud and virile will. Such glorious power of free will to choose, envisages beneficent social responsibility as manifest and welcome. - Author: Louis Sullivan
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#55. She loved with so much passion as she loved with ignorance. She did not know whether it were good or evil, beneficent or dangerous, necessary or accidental, eternal or transitory, permitted or prohibited: she loved. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#56. Remember you have lots of help. God is meditating in you and through you. The beneficent forces of existence are glad to help you. You can focus on any spiritual teacher. We are glad to help you. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#57. Imagine God inside your computer, your phone, everyone else's computer. Imagine someone who almost is the Black Corporation, with all its power and riches and reach. And who, despite all this, seems pretty sane and beneficent by the standards of most gods. Oh, and who sometimes swears in Tibetan ... - Author: Stephen Baxter
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#58. History gets thicker as it approaches recent times: more people, more events, and more books written about them. More evidence is preserved, often, one is tempted to say, too much. Decay and destruction have hardly begun their beneficent work. - Author: A.J.P. Taylor
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#59. Self-negation is noble, self-culture is beneficent, self-possession is manly, but to the truly great and inspiring soul they are poor and tame compared to self-abuse. - Author: Michelangelo Buonarroti
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#60. All beneficent and creative power gathers itself together in silence, ere it issues out in might. - Author: James Martineau
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#61. I will tell you where there is power: where the dew lies upon the hills, and the rain has moistened the roots of the various plant; where the sunshine pours steadily; where the brook runs babbling along, there is a beneficent power. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#62. All that is good, all that is true, all that is beautiful, all that is beneficent, be it great or small, be it perfect or fragmentary, natural as well as supernatural, moral as well as material, comes from God. - Author: John Henry Newman
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#63. Sorrow herself will reveal one day that she was only the beneficent shadow of Joy. Will Evil ever show herself the beneficent shadow of Good? - Author: George MacDonald
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#64. Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity, which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts a nation and develops patriotism and courage. - Author: Rebecca Harding Davis
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#65. The Dagda, who reigned just before the coming of the Milesians, was the greatest of the De Danann. He was styled Lord of Knowledge and Sun of all the Sciences. His daughter, Brigit, was a woman of wisdom, and goddess of poetry. The Dagda was a great and beneficent ruler for eighty years. - Author: Seumas MacManus
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#66. Joy to hearts which have suffered long is like the dew on the ground after a long drought; both the heart and the ground absorb that beneficent moisture falling on them, and nothing is outwardly apparant. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#67. I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#68. [If you understood the natural rights of mankind,] [y]ou would be convinced that natural liberty is a gift of the beneficent Creator to the whole human race, and that civil liberty is founded in that, and cannot be wrested from any people without the most manifest violation of justice. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#69. No, no I wouldn't annoy him for the world!" Aubrey said. "I do think he was quite pleased to see his little Aubrey, don't you? I have always regarded myself as the feminine influence in the family and quite definitely beneficent. - Author: Georgette Heyer
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#70. We may say with some confidence that the most apparently beneficent products of science and industry should be held in suspicion if they are costly to consumers or bring power to governments or profits to corporations. There - Author: Wendell Berry
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#71. What is life without death, Beneficent? You of all people can answer that question. A never-ending orgy of emptiness that you stuff with meaningless activity. Everything is disposable, including your relationships
especially your your relationships. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#72. Not all the subtilties of metaphysics can make me doubt a moment of the immortality of the soul, and of a beneficent Providence. I feel it, I believe it, I desire it, I hope it, and will defend it to my last breath. - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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