Acquired Quotes & Sayings

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The second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half. - Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead. - Gelett Burgess
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music. - Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle]
Is not this lily pure? What fuller can procure A white so perfect, spotless clear As in this flower doth appear? - Francis Quarles
For a long time I have had two callings-agricultural and political. In either category, if you don't watch out, you can get a lot of dirt on your hands but the dirt acquired through working with soil is more easily washed off. - George D. Aiken
Truly now is the golden age; the highest honour comes by means of gold; by gold love is procured. [La., Aurea nunc vere sunt saecula; plurimus auto Venit honos; auro concilatur amor] - Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]
The Romans assisted their allies and friends, and acquired friendships by giving rather than receiving kindness. [La., Sociis atque amicis auxilia portabant Romani, magisque dandis quam accipiundis beneficiis amicitias parabant] - Sallust [Caius Sallustius Crispus]
We all have some taste or other, of too ancient a date to admit of our remembering it was an acquired one. - Charles Lamb