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Homestead Quotes - Homestead Sayings

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The free, independent spirit who commits himself to
no dogma and will not decide in favor of any party
has no homestead on earth.
- Stefan Zweig

My father's parents were Irish.
Only a year before my father died, he and I went back
to Ireland for a week to look at the old homestead.
- John Hawkes

In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act,
a bill opening one half million square miles of territory
in the western United States for settlement.
- Peter Agre

Pa did not like a country so old and worn out that the hunting was poor.
He wanted to go west.
For two years he had wanted to go west and take a homestead,
but Ma did not want to leave the settled country.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

 

At the time I attempted to purchase the rights back
for the 3 Homestead records,
but the owner demanded an outrageous sum in the neighborhood of $10,000,
about 10 times more money than I could get my hands on at the time.
- Mark Edwards

A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road,
And nailed if fast to his barn door,
That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing
known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife,
And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm.
- James Thomas Fields

Have you ever, on a cloudless night,
looked down from a passing aircraft flying over Canada? Endless,
glowing strings of cities, towns, and homesteads.
Stretching on and on, one province to the next.
With only the stars in the distance.
- Paul Martin

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My people were homesteading in Colorado before Emancipation.
- Pam Grier

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Most people don't CHOOSE their value system -
they simply inherit the beliefs of their parents and community.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)


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