precious quotes

Over the past few years, the road to confrontation has shown its consequences: loss of innocent lives, destruction and fear. Most costly, however, was the loss of hope. The most precious gift that you can present to your peoples over the coming weeks is renewed hope born out of tangible progress on the ground.King Abdullah II

Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be lost.Felix Adler

You have to get beyond your own precious inner experiences.Stella Adler

Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.Walter Anderson

Good listeners, like precious gems, are to be treasured.Walter Anderson

Parenting classes should be mandatory, whether you are adopting or not, and would include an evaluation of your current physical, mental and financial state as well as how ready you are to take on the rigors of parenthood. Our children are our most precious natural resource, and there is absolutely no other way to parent but to put them first.Dale Archer

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.Marcus Aurelius

Life is such a precious gift. Whatever life throws at us, if we could just learn to get through that day and hang on to the next, you never know what may come. It may get worse, but you never know.Stephen Baldwin

This air we breathe is precious, and the glaciers helped me understand that and stay focused on that.James Balog

A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.Ludwig van Beethoven

The Book of Mormon offers so much that broadens our understandings of the doctrines of salvation. Without it, much of what is taught in other scriptures would not be nearly so plain and precious.Ezra Taft Benson

Water is at the center of every chemical reaction, and therefore should be the earth's most precious gift.Janine Benyus

I've been a big believer in musicians turned actor, going back to Sinatra winning the Oscar for 'From Here To Eternity.' David Bowie in 'Man Who Fell to Earth,' Kris Kristofferson's been great in a bunch of films. Liza Minnelli, Barbra Streisand, Mariah Carey, I thought was great in 'Precious.'Peter Berg

Sometimes you know you find precious things in the creative process that you couldn't find out of it.Arthur Berger

The generous wish to share with all what is precious, to spread broadcast priceless truths, to shut out none from the illumination of true knowledge, has resulted in a zeal without discretion that has vulgarised Christianity, and has presented its teachings in a form that often repels the heart and alienates the intellect.Annie Besant

There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.Napoleon Bonaparte

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.Napoleon Bonaparte

When a nation is over-reliant on one or two commodities like oil or precious minerals, corrupt government ministers and their dodgy associates hoard profits and taxes instead of properly allocating them to schools and hospitals.Bono

When you are older you will understand how precious little things, seemingly of no value in themselves, can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart.Edwin Booth

Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.Randolph Bourne