Interest Quotes

Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.

Jonathan Swift

Interest does not tie nations together; it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them.

Woodrow Wilson

Men often act knowingly against their interest.

David Hume

We interest others by the misfortune we spread around us.

Emile M. Cioran

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.

William Morris

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
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