Quotes about Abundance

He sat among his bags, and, with a look Which hell might be ashamed of, drove the poor Away unalmed; and midst abundance died-- Sorest of evils!--died of utter want.

Robert Pollok

I don't believe in evil, I believe only in horror. In nature there is no evil, only an abundance of horror: the plagues and the blights and the ants and the maggots.

Isak Dinesen

It cannot be denied that for a society which has to create scarcity to save its members from starvation, to whom abundance spells disaster, and to whom unlimited energy means unlimited power for war and destruction, there is an ominous cloud in the distance though at present it be no bigger than a man's hand.

Arthur Stanley Eddington

For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.

Thomas Bailey Bible

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love, and abundance. Then, whenever doubt, anxiety, or fear try to call me, they will keep getting a busy signal and soon they'll forget my number.

Edith Armstrong

Ideas, as the raw material from which knowledge is produced, exist in superabundance, but that makes the production of knowledge more difficult rather than easier. Many ideas- probably most- will have to be discarded somewhere in the process of producing authenticated knowledge. Authentication is as important as the raw information itself, and the manner and speed of the authentication process can be crucial...

Thomas Sowell

When rumours increase, and when there is an abundance of noise and clamour, believe the second report.

Alexander Pope

What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.

Herbert Simon

The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.

Sir Walter Besant and J. Bible

O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

Francis Beaumont and John Bible

What cracker is this same that deafs our ears With this abundance of superfluous breath?

William Shakespeare

Impostor; do not charge most innocent Nature, As if she would her children should be riotous With her abundance; she, good cateress, Means her provision only to the good, That live according to her sober laws, And holy dictate of spare temperance.

John Milton

Whatever we are waiting for— peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance— it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.

Sarah Ban Breathnach

Abundance, like want, ruins many.

Romanian Proverb

When now, unsparing as the scourge of war, Blasts follow blasts and groves dismantled roar; Around their home the storm-pinched cattle lows, No nourishment in frozen pasture grows; Yet frozen pastures every morn resound With fair abundance thund'ring to the ground.

Robert Bloomfield

What one has wished for in youth, in old age one has in abundance. [Ger., Was man in der Jugend wunscht, hat man im Alter die Fulle.]

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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