Interest Quotes

When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest.

William Hazlitt

Show interest in all people, not just those from whom you want something. Making people feel important and good about themselves is just the right thing to do.

Bo Bennett

It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if not, it isn't.

Carolyn Wells

It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual.

Jeremy Bentham

We all lose our looks eventually. Better develop your character and interest in life.

Jacqueline Bisset

It is always pleasant to learn that someone takes an interest in a work which one enjoyed writing.

James Schuyler

The passions possess a certain injustice and self interest which makes it dangerous to follow them, and in reality we should distrust them even when they appear most trustworthy.

François de la Rochefoucauld

The public has more interest in the punishment of an injury than he who receives it.

Cato the Censor

In light of the substantial attention given this case by the Supreme Court, I believe my continued participation would create a distraction of no benefit to the parents or the best interest of the child.

Carl Lewis

The trifle now inscribed with your name. was occasioned by a particular fact; but to the disgrace of human nature, the subject is sufficiently general to interest every heart not totally impenetrable.

Thomas Day

Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to become an excited person. Life will take on a new zest, deeper interest and greater meaning. You can think, talk and act yourself into dullness or into monotony or into unhappiness. By the same process you can build up inspiration, excitement and surging depth of joy.

Norman Vincent Peale

A wise neuter joins with neither, but uses both as his honest interest leads him.

William Penn

Our interest's on the dangerous edge of things. The honest thief, the tender murderer, the superstitious atheist.

Robert Browning

Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant, of interest, easy, and where both meet, happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and,

Joseph Addison

If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news, does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get, it is against the national interest.

Jimmy Breslin
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