Foundation Quotes

Dangerous consequences will follow when politicians and rulers forget moral principles. Whether we believe in God or karma, ethics is the foundation of every religion.

Tenzin Gyatso

The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation

Jeremy Bentham

True humility--the basis of the Christian system--is the low but deep and firm foundation of all virtues.

Edmund Burke

Humility is the solid foundation of all the virtues.

Confucius

The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.

Benjamin Disraeli

The foundation of culture, as of character, is at last the moral sentiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The foundation of justice is good faith.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practised, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good. . . . God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.

Pierre Charron

The foundation of the Buddha's teachings lies in compassion, and the reason for practicing the teachings is to wipe out the persistence of ego, the number-one enemy of compassion.

Tenzin Gyatso

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Nicholas Murray Butler

Good order is the foundation of all good things.

Edmund Burke

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

David Brinkley

Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.

Dr. James C. Dobson

Humility is the root, mother, nurse, foundation, and bond of all virtue.

St. John Chrysostom

Women are the foundation of a society, but remember who laid them!

Unknown

In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided among the sexes.

Jane Austen

The foundation of lasting self-confidence and self esteem is excellence, mastery of your work.

Brian Tracy

Optimism is the foundation of courage.

Nicholas Murray Butler

Everything has a foundation, and the foundation of Islām is our affection for the household of our Prophet.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

I've never minded being disciplined. I'd always rather have a quiet evening in than go to a wild party. Discipline for me has always been the foundation which leaves me free to fly.

Julie Andrews

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.

St. Augustine of Hippo

The Idols of Tribe have their foundation in human nature itself, and in the tribe or race of men. For it is a false assertion that the sense of man is the measure of things. On the contrary, all perceptions as well of the sense as of the mind are according to the measure of the individual and not according to the measure of the universe. And the human understanding is like a false mirror, which, receiving rays irregularly, distorts and discolors the nature of things by mingling its own nature with it.

Francis Bacon

The logic now in use serves rather to fix and give stability to the errors which have their foundation in commonly received notions than to help the search for truth. So it does more harm than good.

Francis Bacon

Any heart turned Godward feels more joy In one short hour of prayer, than e'er was raised By all the feasts of earth since its foundation.

Philip James Bailey

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