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    blessing Quotes

    In our world of rampant individualisation, relationships are mixed blessings. They vacillate between a sweet dream and a nightmare, and there is no telling when one turns into the other.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    A righteous government is of all the most to be wished for,Bearing of blessing and good fortune in the highest.Guided by the law of Truth, supported by dedication and zeal,It blossoms into the Best of Order, a Kingdom of Heaven!To effect this I shall work now and ever more.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: truth  work  law  blessing  government 
    There is no greater fortune than having few concerns, no greater misfortune than having many worries. Only those who have suffered over their concerns know the blessing of having few concerns. Only those who have calmed their minds know the misfortune of having many worries.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: blessing  worries  mind 
    Warm weather fosters growth: cold weather destroys it. Thus a man with an unsympathetic temperament has a scant joy: but a man with a warm and friendly heart overflowing blessings, and his beneficence will extend to posterity.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: men  heart  blessing 
    Blessings often give rise to injury, so be careful when things are going your way. Success may be achieved after failure, so don't just give up when you've been disappointed.
    — Zicheng Hong
    Wealth and honor, benefits and blessings shall enrich my life; poverty and failures, grief and anxiety shall help fulfill it. In my life, I will serve heaven and earth; in death I will find peace.
    — Zhang Zai
    Though Stalinism may have been a needless tragedy for both the Russian people and communism as an ideal, there is the intellectually tantalizing possibility that for the world at large it was, as we shall see, a blessing in disguise.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    It's both a blessing and a curse. It's great having that goal and never settling, but at the same time I am rarely satisfied with things. I usually walk off stage thinking I can do better next time, it has to be more, more, more. Sometimes you have to just sit down and be like, "I'm in New York right now doing what I love." Look at all these things - I won a EMA last week.
    — Zara Larsson
    tags: time  blessing  right  thinking  goal 
    High School Musical has been a blessing and a gift.
    — Zac Efron
    tags: blessing  gift  school 
    Providence creates an unfolding situation that is exactly what the person needs, although not always what he may think he wants or desires. This is called luck by those who are unaware of the workings of higher Worlds. Providence also creates very difficult circumstances to reveal or dissolve a fixed situation ... This is called bad luck or later, A Blessing in Disguise.
    — Z'ev ben Shimon Halevi
    tags: desires  people  world  blessing  luck  bad 
    Open your eyes, I'm a BLESSING in disguise
    — Young Jeezy
    tags: blessing  eyes 
    Ill health is also a blessing. The flesh and the ego are weakened and contemplation of God becomes easier.
    — Yogaswami
    tags: health  ego  blessing  god 
    Uniting two halves of one soul is inevitable, but timing depends upon your level of spirituality. When the time is ripe, true soul mates find one another even if they are worlds apart- whether physically, on opposite sides of the globe, or spiritually, with contrasting lifestyles and backgrounds. Here's wishing you the courage to keep growing so that you may know " or continue to know " the blessing of oneness.
    — Yehuda Berg
    Blessings come in packages of two. With every blessing is a test. So don't ever envy people who seem to have more than you. The more blessings, the more tests. And the greater the blessing, the harder the test.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: people  blessing  envy 
    So often we think that Allah only tests us with hardships, but this isn't true. Allah also tests with ease. He tests us with na`im (blessings) and with the things we love, and it is often in these tests that so many of us fail. We fail because when Allah gives us these blessings, we unwittingly turn them into false idols in the heart.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: heart  blessing  true  fail 
    You can always make a good film but for it to be successful, you need God's blessing.
    — Yash Chopra
    tags: blessing  successful  film  god 
    Concentrate on counting your blessings and you'll have little time to count anything else.
    — Woodrow M. Kroll
    tags: time  blessing 
    When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
    — Willie Nelson
    tags: blessing 
    Gratitude to God makes even a temporal blessing a taste of heaven.
    — William Romaine
    A good government remains the greatest of human blessings and no nation has ever enjoyed it.
    — William Ralph Inge
    The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest.
    — William Osler
    tags: humanity  blessing 
    Our earnest prayer is that God will graciously vouchsafe prosperity, happiness, and peace to all our neighbors, and like blessings to all the peoples and powers of the earth
    — William McKinley
    By the blessings of heaven I mean to live and die, please God, in the faith of my mother.
    — William McKinley
    tags: live  blessing  die  god  faith  mother  heaven 
    The difficulties, hardships and trials of life, the obstacles... are positive blessings. They knit the muscles more firmly, and teach self-reliance.
    — William Matthews
    tags: blessing  positive 
    To a man the greatest blessing is individual liberty; to a dog it is the last word in despair.
    — William Lyon Phelps
    tags: men  despair  blessing  dog 
    Receive every day as a resurrection from death, as a new enjoyment of life; meet every rising sun with such sentiments of God's goodness, as if you had seen it, and all things, new-created upon your account: and under the sense of so great a blessing, let your joyful heart praise and magnify so good and glorious a Creator.
    — William Law
    The essence of patriotism lies in a willingness to sacrifice for one's country, just as true greatness finds expression, not in blessings enjoyed, but in good bestowed.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    When I find a man who is not willing to pay his share of the burden of the government which protects him, I find a man who is unworthy to enjoy the blessings of a government like ours.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    It seems after the disaster many good things and blessings happen,.
    — William Jackson
    tags: blessing 
    For the self-development of men and women it is absolutely necessary that they should be alone with themselves at least one hour each day-to get the blessings of solitude.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    tags: men  women  solitude  alone  blessing 
    Freedom of press and freedom of speech: What a blessing for a country while in the hands of honest, patriotic men; what a curse if in the hands of designing demagogues.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    Sharing in God's blessings is at the heart of Thanksgiving and at the core of the American spirit.
    — William J. Clinton
    The Christian in prayer comes up close to God, with a humble boldness of faith, and takes hold of him, wrestles with him; yea, will not let him go without a blessing... They are only a few noble-spirited souls, who dare take heaven by force, that are fit for this calling.
    — William Gurnall
    Pride of gifts robs us of God's blessing in the use of them.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: blessing  gift  god  pride 
    There is no boon in nature. All the blessings we enjoy are the fruits of labor, toil, self-denial, and study.
    — William Graham Sumner
    tags: nature  blessing 
    Freedom from care and anxiety of mind is a blessing, which I apprehend such people enjoy in higher perfection than most others, and is of the utmost consequence.
    — William Falconer
    O God, animate us to cheerfulness! May we have a joyful sense of our blessings, learn to look on the bright circumstances of our lot, and maintain a perpetual contentedness
    — William Ellery Channing
    tags: blessing  god  learn 
    Others are affected by what I am, and say, and do. So that a single act of mine may spread and spread in widening circles, through a nation or humanity. Through my vice I intensify the taint of vice throughout the universe. Through my misery I make multitudes sad. On the other hand, every development of my virtue makes me an ampler blessing to my race. Every new truth that I gain makes me a brighter light to humanity.
    — William Ellery Channing
    Other blessings may be taken away, but if we have acquired a good friend by goodness, we have a blessing which improves in value when others fail.
    — William Ellery Channing
    We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
    — William E. Gladstone
    tags: time  peace  power  world  blessing 
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