Adopted Quotes & Sayings

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This life we have is short, so let us leave a mark for people to remember. (explaining why he adopted and educated 69 orphan children) - Kip Keino
Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience. - Hyman George Rickover
By such innovations are languages enriched, when the words are adopted by the multitude, and naturalized by custom. - Miguel de Cervantes
The making of an American begins at the point where he himself rejects all other ties, any other history, and himself adopts the vesture of his adopted land. - James Arthur Baldwin
Choose the course which you adopt with deliberation; but when you have adopted it, then persevere in it with firmness. - Bias of Priene
The line, often adopted by strong men in controversy, of justifying the means by the end. - Saint Jerome
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom. - Plato [Platon]
Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession. - Ralph Waldo Emerson