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«Crises refine life. In them you discover what you are.»
Author: Allan K. Chalmers | Keywords: crises, refine, refining
«Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.»
Author: Roy L. Smith | About: Discipline | Keywords: refining
«The more refined one is, the more unhappy.»
Author: Anton Chekhov | Keywords: refined, refines, refining
«Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.»
«In an experience of women that extends over many nations and three separate continents, I have never looked upon a face which gave a clearer promise of a refined and sensitive nature.»
«It is as if there were a natural law which ordained that to achieve this end, to refine the curve of a piece of furniture, or a ship's keel, or the fuselage of an airplane, until gradually it partakes of the elemental purity of the curve of the human»
«A refined nature is vexed by knowing that some one owes it thanks, a coarse nature by knowing that it owes thanks to some one»
«She was not quite what you would call refined. She was not quite what you would call unrefined. She was the kind of person that keeps a parrot.»
«Each of the arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.»
«If one keeps loving faithfully what is really worth loving, and does not waste one's love on insignificant and unworthy and meaningless things, one will get more light by and by and grow stronger. Sometimes it is well to go into the world and converse with people, and at times one is obliged to do so, but he who would prefer to be quietly alone with his work, and who wants but very few friends, will go safest through the world and among people. And even in the most refined circles and with the best surroundings and circumstances, one must keep something of the original character of an anchorite, for other wise one has no root in oneself; one must never let the fire go out in one's soul, but keep it burning. And whoever chooses poverty for himself and loves it possesses a great treasure, and will always clearly hear the voice of his conscience; he who hears and obeys that voice, which is the best gift of God, finds at least a friend in it, and is never alone.»