Affairs Quotes

Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.

Benjamin Franklin

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.


That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other.

Isaac Barrow

Affairs are loaded with romanticism, morality, mythology, and intense emotions.

Emily Brown

The best love affairs are those we never had.

Norman Lindsay

There is not the least cause for worry about financial affairs; every person who wills to do so may rise above want, have all he needs, and become rich.

Wallace D. Wattles

In our excessive involvement in the affairs of other countries, we are not only living off our assets and denying our own people the proper enjoyment of their resources; we are also denying the world the example of a free society enjoying its freedom to the fullest.

J. William Fulbright

All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.


The Council of Islamic Affairs is doing a great service to the world by promoting a greater understanding in America of the rich heritage of the Islamic peoples and their hopes and aspirations for the future.

Aly Khan

Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.

Christopher Morley

I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about

Henry Ford

The thing is plain. All that men really understand, is confined to a very small compass; to their daily affairs and experience; to what they have an opportunity to know, and motives to study or practice. The rest is affectation and imposture

William Hazlitt

Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short, in all the management of human affairs.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Symbolism is the study of the part played in human affairs by language and symbols of all kinds, and especialy of their influence on Thought. It singles out for special inquiry the ways in which symbols help us and hinder us in reflecting on things.

Ogden & Richards

Real birthdays are not annual affairs. Real birthdays are the days when we have a new birth.

Ralph Parlette
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