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Letter "P" » procuring
«Such is the delicacy of man alone, that no object is produced to his liking. He finds that in everything there is need for improvement.... The whole industry of human life is employed not in procuring the supply of our three humble necessities, food, clothes and lodging, but in procuring the conveniences of it according to the nicety and delicacy of our tastes.»
Author: Adam Smith
, food supply
«Contentment is a pearl of great price, and whoever procures it at the expense of ten thousand desires makes a wise and a happy purchase»
«My chief responsibilities have been described as soliciting and procuring. The illegal variety would be easier. And it certainly would be more profitable.»
«Agriculture for an honorable and highminded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living»
, best of all
«Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.»
«Prayer carries us half way to God, fasting brings us to the door of His palace, and alms-giving procures us admission.»
«If you insist upon fighting to protect me, or ''our'' country, let it be understood soberly and rationally between us that you are fighting to gratify a sex instinct which I cannot share; to procure benefits which I have not shared and probably will not share.»
Author: Virginia Woolf
, Let It Be
«Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.»
«Fine clothes are good only as they supply the want of other means of procuring respect»
«O sir to willful men - The injuries that they themselves procure, Must be their schoolmasters»