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    Gain

  1. Gain cannot be made without some other person's loss.
       -- Publilius Syrus

  2. Sometimes the best gain is to lose.
       -- George Herbert

  3. The true way to gain much, is never to desire to gain too much.
       -- Francis Beaumont

  4. And gain is gain, however small.
       -- Robert Browning

  5. It is always sound business to take any obtainable net gain, at any cost and at any risk to the rest of the community.
       -- Thorstein Veblen

  6. No gain is so certain as that which proceeds from the economical use of what you already have.
       -- Latin Proverb

  7. For everything you have missed you have gained something.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


    Gallantry

  8. To give up your seat in a car to a woman, and tread on your neighbor's foot to get even.
       -- Elbert Hubbard

  9. Gallantry to women--the sure road to their favor--is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotion to all their wants and wishes, a delight in their satisfaction, and a confidence in yourself as being able to contribute toward it.
       -- William Hazlitt

  10. To do a perfectly unselfish act for selfish motives.
       -- Elbert Hubbard

  11. Gallantry of the mind is saying the most empty things in an agreeable manner.
       -- François de la Rochefoucauld


    Generosity

  12. We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know.
       -- W.H. Auden

  13. The more he cast away the more he had.
       -- John Bunyan

  14. The only gift is a portion of thyself.
       -- Ralph Walso Emerson

  15. What I gave, I have; what I spent, I had; what I kept, I lost.
       -- Old Epitaph

  16. Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
       -- Kahlil Gibran

  17. All strangers and beggars are from Zeus, and a gift, though small, is precious.
       -- Homer

  18. Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
       -- Joseph Joubert

  19. Teach us to give and not to count the cost.
       -- Ignatius Loyola

  20. Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.
       -- Horace Mann

  21. Gifts are hooks.
       -- Martial

  22. We'd all like a reputation for generosity, and we'd all like to buy it cheap.
       -- Mignon McLaughlin

  23. What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a small interest in order to secure a great one.
       -- François de la Rochefoucauld


    Genius

  24. Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
       -- Henri Frédéric Amiel

  25. No great genius is without an admixture of madness.
       -- Aristotle

  26. Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
       -- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

  27. I don't want to be a genius--I have enough problems just trying to be a man.
       -- Albert Camus

  28. When human power becomes so great and original that we can account for it only as a kind of divine imagination, we call it genius.
       -- William Crashaw

  29. Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought,
    But Genius must be born; and never can be taught.
       -- John Dryden

  30. Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.
       -- Thomas A. Edison

  31. When Nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  32. In every work of genius we recognise our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  33. To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men--that is genius.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  34. Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
       -- Lord Essex

  35. One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire.
       -- John Watson Foster

  36. Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  37. Genius develops in quiet places, character out in the full current of human life.
       -- Goethe

  38. Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent--the power to do the right thing the first time.
       -- Elbert Hubbard

  39. Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
       -- Joseph Joubert

  40. Sometimes men come by the name of genius in the same way that certain insects come by the name of centipede--not because they have a hundred feet, but because most people can't count above fourteen.
       -- G. C. Lichtenberg

  41. It is the privilege of genius that to it life never grows commonplace as to the rest of us.
       -- James Russell Lowell

  42. Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
       -- Vladimir Nabokov

  43. Genius is an infinite capacity for taking life by the scruff of the neck.
       -- Christopher Quill

  44. When a true genius appears in this world you may know him by the sign that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
       -- Jonathan Swift

  45. True genius sees with the eyes of a child and thinks with the brain of a genii.
       -- Puzant Kevork Thomajan


    Gentleman

  46. This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
       -- William Lyon Phelps

  47. We sometimes meet an original gentleman, who, if manners had not existed, would have invented them.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  48. ... one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.
       -- Oliver Herford

  49. The man who is always talking about being a gentleman, never is one.
       -- Robert S. Surtees

  50. The true gentleman is subtly poised between an inner tact and an outer defense.
       -- Puzant Kevork Thomajan

  51. A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.
       -- Robert E. Lee


    Girls

  52. Some girls never know what they are going to do from one husband to another.
       -- Tom Masson

  53. I never expected to see the day when girls would get sunburned in the places they do now.
       -- Will Rogers

  54. Little girls are the nicest things that happen to people.
       -- Allan Beck

  55. A girl is Innocence playing in the mud, Beauty standing on its head, and Motherhood dragging a doll by the foot.
       -- Allan Beck

  56. I am fond of children--except boys.
       -- Lewis Carroll

  57. It is a common phenomenon that just the prettiest girls find it so difficult to get a man.
       -- Heinrich Heine


    Glory

  58. Glory paid to our ashes comes too late.
       -- Martial

  59. Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
       -- Oliver Goldsmith

  60. For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
       -- Charles de Gaulle

  61. Glory built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
       -- William Cowper

  62. Glory is the shadow of virtue.
       -- Latin Proverb

  63. The fire of glory is the torch of the mind.
       -- Anonymous

  64. Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
       -- Joseph P. Thompson


    Glutton

  65. In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  66. Glutton: one who digs his grave with his teeth.
       -- French Proverb

  67. They whose sole bliss is eating can give but that one brutish reason why they live.
       -- Juvenal

  68. The fool that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.
       -- George W. Thornbury

  69. A poor man who eats too much, as contradistinguished from a gourmand, who is a rich man who "lives well."
       -- Elbert Hubbard

  70. The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards: one hides his store, and the other stores his hide.
       -- Josh Billings

  71. One meal a day is enough for a lion, and it ought to be for a man.
       -- George Fordyce

  72. The pleasures of the palate deal with us like the Egyptian thieves, who strangle those whom they embrace.
       -- Seneca

  73. Their kitchen is their shrine, the cook their priest, the table their altar, and their belly their god.
       -- Charles Buck

  74. One should eat to live, not live to eat.
       -- Benjamin Franklin


    God

  75. How to make God laugh: Tell him your future plans.
       -- Woody Allen

  76. God is more truly imagined than expressed, and He exists more truly than He is imagined.
       -- Saint Augustine

  77. For I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord than to sit in the seats of the mighty.
       -- Alben W. Barkley

  78. God, as some cynic has said, is always on the side which has the best football coach.
       -- Heywood Broun

  79. Man is, and always has been, a maker of gods. It has been the most serious and significant occupation of his sojourn in the world.
       -- John Burroughs

  80. God made the country and man made the town.
       -- William Cowper

  81. You can believe in God without believing in immortality, but it is hard to see how anyone can believe in immortality and not believe in God.
       -- Ernest Dimnet

  82. God never made His work for man to mend.
       -- John Dryden

  83. God is clever, but not dishonest.
       -- Albert Einstein

  84. God enters by a private door into every individual.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  85. Try thyself first, and after call in God. For to the worker God himself lends aid.
       -- Euripides

  86. God is not a cosmic bell-boy for whom we can press a button to get things done.
       -- Harry Emerson Fosdick

  87. It's God--I'd have known Him by Blake's picture anywhere.
       -- Robert Frost

  88. Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee
    And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.
       -- Robert Frost

  89. I could prove God statistically.
       -- George Gallup

  90. If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion.
       -- Goncourt

  91. We love the Lord, of course, but we often wonder what He finds in us.
       -- Ed Howe

  92. An honest God is the noblest work of man.
       -- Robert Green Ingersoll

  93. You must believe in God, in spite of what the clergy say.
       -- Benjamin Jowett

  94. God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
       -- G. C. Lichtenberg

  95. I know that the Lord is always on the side of the right. But it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and this nation should be on the Lord's side.
       -- Abraham Lincoln

  96. Imagine the Creator as a low comedian, and at once the world becomes explicable.
       -- H. L. Mencken

  97. Men talk of "finding God," but no wonder it is difficult; He is hidden in that darkest hiding-place, your heart. You yourself are a part of Him.
       -- Christopher Morley

  98. What is it: is man only a blunder of God, or God only a blunder of man?
       -- Friedrich Nietzsche

  99. There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.
       -- Friedrich Nietzsche

  100. Two men please God--who serves Him with all his heart because he knows Him; who seeks Him with all his heart because he knows Him not.
       -- Nikita Ivanovich Panin

  101. God is the brave man's hope, and not the coward's excuse.
       -- Plutarch

  102. God sends us meat, the devil sends us cooks.
       -- Proverb

  103. I don't say what God is, but a name That somehow answers us when we are driven To feel and think how little we have to do With what we are.
       -- Edwin Arlington Robinson

  104. I fear God, and next to God I chiefly fear him who fears Him not.
       -- Saadi

  105. When we know what God is, we shall be gods ourselves.
       -- George Bernard Shaw

  106. Satan hasn't a single salaried helper; the Opposition employ a million.
       -- Mark Twain

  107. The best way to know God is to love many things.
       -- Vincent van Gogh

  108. If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent Him.
       -- Voltaire

  109. If God has created us in His image, we have more than returned the compliment.
       -- Voltaire

  110. In the faces of men and women I see God.
       -- Walt Whitman

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