Bestowed Related Quotes
There is no effect more disproportionate to its cause than the happiness bestowed by a small compliment.
Providence has decreed that those common acquisitions, money, gems, plate, noble mansions, and dominion, should be sometimes bestowed on the indolent and unworthy; but those things which constitute our true riches, and which are properly our own, must be procured by our own labor.
I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
Who is there that ever receives a gift and tries to make bargains about it? Let us, then, return thanks for what He has bestowed on us. Who can tell whether, if we had had a larger share of ability or stronger health, we should not have possessed them to our destruction.
An insult bestowed on your interior and exterior personality; for causes beyond control, kills you innumerably, till the last breath.
Authentic stardom ... is a gift which, if it is to have any permanent significance, must be bestowed by a public rather than a manager.
At present, the most valuable gift which can be bestowed upon women is something to do which they can do well and worthily, and thereby maintain themselves.
...Raleigh was later to write, after a duel the hangman was the one who bestowed the garland on the victor.