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#1. Such highly qualitative leadership is demanded especially in the realm of the fostering of right international relations. Here the demand is simply irresistible. - Author: John Raleigh Mott
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#2. Let woman then go on-not asking favors, but claiming as a right the removal of all hindrances to her elevation in the scale of being-let her receive encouragement for the proper cultivation of all her powers, so that she may enter profitably into the active business of life. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#3. A most highly multiplying trait in point of far-reaching influences is that of ability to discover and use strong men. This trait stands out impressively in Rothschild's 'Lincoln, Master of Men'. - Author: John Mott
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#4. Foresight has been a distinguishing characteristic of all truly great political, religious, and social betterment leaders. - Author: John Mott
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#5. Christian soldiers armed with virtue- hearts afire with blind obsession, cannot see the difference 'twixt compassion and oppression - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#6. Reading the article he wished for more detail ... But the media was the last place one should look for truth. A person was lucky to find the facts, let alone the truth. - Author: Jason Mott
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#7. There is a music that forms sometimes, from the pairing of two people. An inescapable cadence that continues on. - Author: Jason Mott
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#8. One thing that improved my cooking skills was being a poor student in California ... If you don't have much money, you have to learn to cook. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#9. Among the qualities most needed among those who aspire to true leadership in the fostering of peace and goodwill among the nations and in overcoming racial and religious antagonism is the cooperative spirit and objective. - Author: John Mott
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#10. Death is only the beginning of the reunion you did not know you wanted, - Author: Jason Mott
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#11. My convictions led me to adhere to the sufficiency of the light within us, resting on truth as authority, rather than 'taking authority for truth.' - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#12. Prayer alone will overcome the gigantic difficulties which confront the workers in every field. - Author: John Mott
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#13. Extreme nationalism and Bolshevism have broken up the old world, a new world is in the making. It is literally true that old things are passing away; all things may become new, granted we have wise, unselfish, and determined guides. - Author: John Raleigh Mott
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#14. A child, like all other human beings, has inalienable rights. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#15. No other generation but ours can evangelize the present generation. - Author: John Mott
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#16. All scientific theories are provisional and may be changed, but ... on the whole, they are accepted from Washington to Moscow because of their practical success. Where religion has opposed the findings of science, it has almost always had to retreat. - Author: Nevill Francis Mott
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#17. It had been another night of restlessness for him and, as is often the case with certain types of men, he'd decided that being angry in general was the best way to deal with whatever was going on in his heart that he didn't understand. "What's - Author: Jason Mott
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#18. We 're all yearning for a wedge of sky, aren 't we? I suspect Zgod plants these yearlings in us so we'll at least try and change the course of things. We must try, that's all" - Lucretia Mott in The Invention of Wings - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#19. And as any man does when faced with the raw terror of emotion, he surrendered to his wife and buried his thoughts below the anvil of his heart. - Author: Jason Mott
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#20. I told the caterer I'd work for nothing if he'd teach me about catering. I lasted one week full-time. It was exhausting. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#21. While life lasts, I am an evangelist. - Author: John Mott
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#22. What a gift to have a son. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#23. When I started to write culinary mysteries, I did it because nobody was doing it anymore. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#24. Words ... present a picture of the inward man. - Author: John Mott
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#25. Science can have a purifying effect on religion, freeing it from beliefs of a pre-scientific age and helping us to a truer conception of God. At the same time, I am far from believing that science will ever give us the answers to all our questions. - Author: Nevill Francis Mott
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#26. In a mystery, the sleuth must be believably involved and emotionally invested in solving the crime. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#27. I'm always astonished to see how badly people can behave when they think no one is noticing. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#28. Spending your life on nothing but gossip and hearsay isn't any way to stay informed. - Author: Jason Mott
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#29. Truth for authority, not authority for truth. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#30. I want that there should be a belief, a faith in the possibility of removing mountains to the side of right. If we believe that war is wrong, as everyone must, then we ought to believe that by proper efforts on our part, it may be done away with. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#31. It is easy to magnify human personality and agencies. Prayer recognizes that God is the source of life and light and energy. - Author: John Mott
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#32. There is an irresistible demand to strengthen the leadership of the constructive forces of the world at the present momentous time. This is true because of stupendous, almost unbelievable changes which have taken place in recent years on every continent. - Author: John Raleigh Mott
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#33. People and events of wonder and magic are the lifeblood of the world. - Author: Jason Mott
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#34. The Law has made the man and wife one person, and that one person the husband! - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#35. After I outlined 'Catering to Nobody,' I went and worked for a caterer. And the other thing I had to do was to talk to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department about how they investigated a crime. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#36. You can be rich by having more than you need, or by needing less than you have. - JIM MOTT - Author: Anthony Robbins
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#37. It is not Christianity, but priestcraft that has subjected woman as we find her. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#38. From the day of Pentecost until the present time, it has been necessary to be of one accord in prayer before the Spirit of God will work with mighty converting power. - Author: John Mott
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#39. The history of missions is a history of prayer. Everything vital to the success of the world's evangelization hinges on prayer. - Author: John Mott
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#40. But isn't that the way it is with memory? Give it enough time and it will become worn down and covered in a patina of self-serving omissions. - Author: Jason Mott
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#41. It was a good word: progress. A safe word that you snuggled up against when you were nervous. The kind of word you took home to meet your parents. - Author: Jason Mott
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#42. In a deep sexy voice, she said Windows don't turn me on.
I raised an eyebrow at her, Mac user? - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#43. The GREATEST HINDRANCES to the evangelization of the world are those within the Church. - Author: John Mott
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#44. In order to have real prayer and action to change things, we must have conviction as to the need of prayer and action. In order to have conviction as to the need of prayer and action, we must have knowledge. - Author: John Mott
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#45. Man is not by nature a tyrant, but becomes a tyrant by power conferred on him. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#46. And what do YOU like in life?' [the priest] asks me, ready to play the patronising game at my expense in order to raise a giggle from the rest of the class, thus rendering him popular for a few perverse minutes. 'Mott The Hoople,' I answer truthfully. - Author: Morrissey
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#47. Tomorrow we will rejoin the war. So it's time to decide who you are. Will you be carried off by this wind coming at us, or stand and face it? - Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
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#48. The thing is, if you make best-sellerdom your goal, you're going to be in trouble. It's a very nice thing to have happen, but if one makes that a goal like, say, a literary writer has the goal of getting the Pulitzer Prize, that's so unpredictable. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#49. The main thing I look for in a recipe is taste, which is different from caterers and restaurants, who first ask 'How does it look?' - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#50. Writing is work and cooking is relaxing. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#51. In the true married relationship, the independence of husband and wife will be equal, their dependence mutual, and their obligations reciprocal. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#52. Evangelism without social work is deficient; social work without evangelism is impotent. - Author: John Mott
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#53. I write in the morning - and then I'm always experimenting and tasting recipes for the books. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#54. It is a startling and solemnizing fact that even as late as the twentieth century, the Great Command of Jesus Christ to carry the Gospel to all mankind is still so largely unfulfilled. - Author: John Mott
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#55. Every other consideration and plan and emphasis is secondary to that of wielding the forces of prayer. - Author: John Mott
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#56. The legal theory is, that marriage makes the husband and wife one person, and that person is the husband. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#57. Like many people, she had spent most of her adult life trying to recreate her childhood, trying to grow back into it, as if time were not all-powerful. - Author: Jason Mott
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#58. Any great change must expect opposition, because it shakes the very foundation of privilege. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#59. I grew up so thoroughly imbued with women's rights that it was the most important question of my life from a very early day. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#60. If added power attends the united prayer of two or three, what mighty triumphs there will be when hundreds of thousands of consistent members of the Church are with one accord day by day making intercession for the extension of Christ's Kingdom. - Author: John Mott
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#61. Don't make this a fight."
"I won't, but you make everything a fight. - Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
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#62. Weep not for me. Rather let your tears flow for the sorrows of the multitude. My work is done. Like a ripe fruit I admit the gathering. Death has no terrors for it is a wise law of nature. I am ready whenever the summons may come. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#63. I wanted to be a literary writer, so I wrote story after story and sent them to 'The New Yorker.' - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#64. I like cream cheese in just about anything. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#65. People do that sometimes when...well, when the world is complex and the truth is not certain. People create the truth, and they hope that they can create the world of that truth. - Author: Jason Mott
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#66. Some folks locked the doors of their hearts when they lost someone. Others kept the doors and the windows open, letting memory and love pass through freely. And maybe that was the way it was supposed to be, Harold thought. - Author: Jason Mott
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#67. Let our lives be in accordiance with our convictions of right, each striving to carry out our principles - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#68. Catering is extremely demanding financially and physically. It's a business. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#69. As the President has indicated, my life has been a life of travel - for 60 years constantly moving over the wide world on journeys which first and last have taken me to 83 countries, and, what is more significant, to most of them again and again. - Author: John Raleigh Mott
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#70. Devils?" he said, his mind finding its train of thought as his hand found his cigarette lighter. "Devils are superstitions. Products of small minds and even smaller imaginations. There's one word that should be banned from the dictionary - devils. Ha! Now there's a flippant word. - Author: Jason Mott
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#71. I've got to go."
"Go where?"
"To go. I'd have just taken care of it myself, but it looks like you want to come along."
Mott cursed. "Wait for morning."
"Wish I could. I've been cursed with my mother's pea-size bladder. - Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
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#72. Prayer is the greatest force that we can wield. It is the greatest talent which God has granted us. He has given it to every Christian. - Author: John Mott
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#73. You ask me, How much time? I do not know. I know it means time enough to forget time. - Author: John Mott
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#74. If there's one thing America will always lead the world in," Harold said, "it's assholes with guns. - Author: Jason Mott
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#75. We fail to prevail with unconverted men because of our more fundamental failure to prevail with God in prayer. - Author: John R. Mott
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#76. In considering God's power, we must not look for a God of the Gaps, a god who is called in for those phenomena for which there is yet no scientific explanation. - Author: Nevill Francis Mott
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#77. The world asks, How much does he give? Christ asks why does he give? - Author: John Mott
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#78. We too often bind ourselves by authorities rather than by the truth. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#79. What one's goal should be is just to become a better writer and to tell different kinds of stories. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#80. Any number of hours later, Mott came with a rock that he said was as shiny as the one I'd had before. He pointed out that it was a little bigger than the other one and looked more valuable. I could have this rock. I only had to return the other one to Conner. - Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
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#81. Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#82. It's a unique time for everyone," the man from the Bureau said. - Author: Jason Mott
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#83. Sometimes you have to fight fire with a blowtorch - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#84. The men that will change the colleges and seminaries here represented are the men that will spend the most time alone with God ... It takes time for the fires to burn. It takes time for God to draw near and for us to know that He is there. It takes time to assimilate His truth. - Author: John Mott
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#85. The Church has not yet touched the fringe of the possibilities of intercessory prayer. Her largest victories will be witnessed when individual Christians everywhere come to recognize their priesthood unto God and day by day give themselves unto prayer. - Author: John Mott
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#86. When I make a recipe for the first time and it's fabulous, I know I'm in trouble because I don't know exactly what I did, and I can't replicate it. - Author: Diane Mott Davidson
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#87. The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#88. Afraid of a wooden sword?"
"Just demonstrating my skills in evading an attack. Impressed? - Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
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#89. Woman has so long been subject to the disabilities and restrictions with which her progress has been embarrassed that she has become enervated, her mind to some extent paralyzed; and like those still more degraded by personal bondage she hugs her chains. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#90. No one anybody would miss. - Author: Jason Mott
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#91. I'm a realist." "You're a misanthrope. - Author: Jason Mott
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#92. It is possible for the most obscure person in a church, with a heart right toward God, to exercise as much power for the evangelization of the world, as it is for those who stand in the most prominent positions. - Author: John R. Mott
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#93. I long for the day my sisters will rise, and occupy the sphere to which they are called by their high nature and destiny. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#94. I have no idea of submitting tamely to injustice inflicted either on me or on the slave. I will oppose it with all the moral powers with which I am endowed. I am no advocate of passivity. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#95. The likeness we bear to Jesus is more essential than our notions of him. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#96. We have nothing less to do than to get inside of whole peoples and change their motives and dispositions. - Author: John Raleigh Mott
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#97. Women's property has been taxed, equally with that of men's, to sustain colleges endowed by the states; but they have not been permitted to enter those high seminaries of learning. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#98. Liberty is not less a blessing, because oppression has so long darkened the mind that it can not appreciate it. - Author: Lucretia Mott
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#99. Neither physical science nor psychology can ever 'explain' human consciousness. To me then, human consciousness lies outside science, and it is here that I seek the relationship between God and man. - Author: Nevill Francis Mott
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#100. Of front-line importance among the most contagious and enduring traits of the leaders of nations and of all callings is that of spotless character. - Author: John Mott
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