Quotes and Sayings about Abundance
"We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Life, Abundance)
"Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger."
- Saint Basil
(Related: Abundance, Hunger, Man, Rain)
"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
(Related: Peace, Heart, Abundance, Awareness, Contentment, Grace, Mind, Open, Waiting, Will)
"To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance."
(Related: Life, Abundance, Nothing)
"Expect your every need to be met. Expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level."
- Eileen Caddy
"There came into the world an unlimited abundance of everything people need. But people need everything except unlimited abundance."
- Karel Capek
(Related: People, Abundance, World)
"What we need to do is really improve energy efficiency standards, develop in full scale renewable and alternative energy and use the one resource we have in abundance, our creativity."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Creativity, Abundance, Efficiency, Energy)
"The generous abundance of her passion, without guile or trickery, was like a white flame which penetrated and found response in depths of his own sensuous nature that had never yet been reached."
- Kate Chopin
(Related: Nature, Abundance, Passion)
"The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Age, Abundance, Harvest, Old)
"Selenite occurs in abundance in well formed clear crystals of several inches in length."
- George Mercer Dawson
"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
(Related: Nature, Abundance, Ants, Evil, Horror)
"Thank God my parents had an abundance of patience."
- Lexa Doig
(Related: God, Abundance, Parents, Patience)
"The basic parts, the start-up molecules, can be supplied in abundance and don't have to be made by some elaborate process. That immediately makes things simpler."
- K. Eric Drexler
"Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Life, Love, Abundance)
"Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into."
- Wayne Dyer
"Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance."
"Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Abundance, Man, Sin)
"There is an abundance of misinformation, exaggeration, and blatant lies being spread by interest groups regarding the prospects for embryonic stem cell research."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Abundance, Being, Exaggeration, Interest, Lies, Research)
"You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Abundance, Joy)
"Abundance and vigor of automatic movements are desirable, and even a considerable degree of restlessness is a good sign in young children."
- G. Stanley Hall
(Related: Abundance, Children)
"A mother should give her children a superabundance of enthusiasm; that after they have lost all they are sure to lose on mixing with the world, enough may still remain to prompt fated support them through great actions."
- Augustus Hare
(Related: Mother, Enthusiasm, Actions, Children, May, Support, World)
"I noted that people are happy here in India. When I went back home, people had everything in the materialistic sense and were surrounded with abundance, but they were not happy."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Home, People, Abundance, Sense)
"Life in abundance comes only through great love."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Life, Love, Abundance)
"Although farming of any sort was almost as impossible in the plains as in the dry regions of winter rains farther west, the abundance of buffaloes made life much easier in many respects."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Life, Abundance, Winter)
"The dinosaur's eloquent lesson is that if some bigness is good, an overabundance of bigness is not necessarily better."
- Eric Johnston
"With the advent of spring and beginning of the new harvest season the creators of abundance, our peasants, come out to the fields to sow with good aspirations and hopes."
- Islom Karimov
(Related: Abundance, Aspirations, Beginning, Harvest, Spring)
"Franklin Roosevelt said the test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance to those who have much; it is whether we provide enough to those who have too little. This reconciliation package fails that test as well."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Progress, Abundance)
"From abundance springs satiety."
- Titus Livius
"When you have too much month for you paycheck, then what you need to do is realize that there is abundance all around you and focus on the abundance and not your lack and as night follows day abundance will come to you."
- Sydney Madwed
(Related: Abundance, Day, Focus, Night, Will)
"I feel that I have such an abundance in my life, and once you've seen how many people suffer and how little it takes for you to actually change their lives for the better, it's hard not to do something."
- Wendie Malick
(Related: Change, Life, People, Abundance)
"When you're in danger of losing a thing it becomes precious and when it's around us, it's in tedious abundance and we take it for granted as if we're going to live forever, which we're not."
- John McGahern
(Related: Abundance, Danger, Losing)
"Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Environmental, Abundance, Advertising, World)
"The first approximation in this future that we're looking at is that everyone will be physically well off. They will have a great abundance in material goods, and I think that will soften some of the conflicts we see now."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Abundance, First, Future, Now, Will)
"When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance."
- Joel Osteen
(Related: God, Abundance, Being, Focus)
"But I, Caesar, have not sought to amass wealth by the practice of my art, having been rather contented with a small fortune and reputation, than desirous of abundance accompanied by a want of reputation."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Art, Wealth, Abundance, Fortune, Practice, Reputation, Want)
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Progress, Abundance)
"I was told I had an overabundance of original sin."
- Susan Sarandon
"From the early days of European migration to America, in the 17th Century, the prototype of buildings was based on English precedent, even if mostly translated into the locally available material in abundance: timber."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: America, English)
"We found vines of a large size, and in some cases quite loaded with grapes; we also found an abundance of roses, which appeared to be like those of Castile."
- Junipero Serra
(Related: Abundance, Roses)
"In a country with an overabundance of food, no one should go hungry because of a lack of funds or technical and professional knowledge. We have the food, and we have the networks; we now need to support the providers."
- Jose Serrano
(Related: Food, Knowledge, Country, Support)
"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
(Related: Wealth, Attention, Information, Poverty)
"Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object to sharing."
- Alexander Solzehnitsyn
(Related: Talent, Abundance, Sharing)
"Moreover, the abundance of chemical compounds and their importance in daily life hindered the chemist from investigating the question, in what does the individuality of the atoms of different elements consist."
- Johannes Stark
(Related: Life, Abundance, Atoms, Importance, Individuality, Question)
"What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Marriage, Religion, Abundance, End, Protection, Renunciation)
"Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: Abundance, Giving, Possessions, Will)
"The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car... a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little."
- Ben Sweetland
(Related: Life, Car, People, Opportunity, Abundance, Result, World)
"What is called genius is the abundance of life and health."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Health, Life, Genius, Abundance)
"We had a single find of BSE in this country. And we believe that what we're doing is appropriate action taken in an abundance of caution under the circumstances. And I believe it's the right thing to do."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Action, Abundance, Caution, Circumstances, Country, Right)
"The river route is certainly preferable, as it affords good grazing and an abundance of water."
- William Whipple
(Related: Abundance, Water)
"Still, I believe it is only a passing phase and cricket will one day produce an abundance of great players."
- Frank Woolley
(Related: Abundance, Cricket, Day, Will)