John Lubbock Quotes


16 John Lubbock quotes:



"Do not be afraid of showing your affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy, than by service; love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present."
Author: Lubbock Quotes Category: Affection Quotes
"Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books."
"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time."
"A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work."
"If we are ever in doubt about what to do, it is a good rule to ask ourselves what we shall wish on the morrow that we had done."
"Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin."
"Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it."
"What we see depends mainly on what we look for."
"Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven."
"A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn."
"The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn."
"When we have done our best, we should wait the result in peace."
"Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not."
"We often hear of people breaking down from overwork, but in nine out of ten they are really suffering from worry or anxiety."
"If we succeed in giving the love of learning, the learning itself is sure to follow"
Author: Lubbock Quotes Category: Giving Quotes
"When we have done our best, we should wait the results in peace"
Author: Lubbock Quotes Category: Peace Quotes



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