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Bryant H. McGill – 41 Quotes

 

41 Quotes by Bryant H. McGill

 

Suffering is one of life’s great teachers.

– Bryant H. McGill


Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.

– Bryant H. McGill


If we fear the unknown then surely we fear ourselves.

– Bryant H. McGill


Truth is often the favorite tool of those who deceive.

– Bryant H. McGill


Birth and death we all move between these two unknowns.

– Bryant H. McGill


There is little more powerful than when truth joins action.

– Bryant H. McGill


The ability to forgive is one of man’s greatest achievements.

– Bryant H. McGill


Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures.

– Bryant H. McGill


Human intelligence may not be the best trick nature has to offer.

– Bryant H. McGill


True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.

– Bryant H. McGill


American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.

– Bryant H. McGill


There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.

– Bryant H. McGill


Within the hearts men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success.

– Bryant H. McGill


It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used than a powerful one that is idle.

– Bryant H. McGill


The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination.

– Bryant H. McGill


One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

– Bryant H. McGill


The greatest joys are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in what we hope for.

– Bryant H. McGill


An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.

– Bryant H. McGill


Emotion is often what we rely upon to carry us across the unfathomable voids in our intelligence.

– Bryant H. McGill


Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.

– Bryant H. McGill


Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.

– Bryant H. McGill


Death is the great hope of all life the desire to expend itself to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.

– Bryant H. McGill


In the company of the accomplished, people hope it will rub off on themselves, in the company of the misfortunate, they fear it!

– Bryant H. McGill


Sometimes power is all a person has, so they will protect it even unto their own destruction, for without power they have nothing.

– Bryant H. McGill


A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness.

– Bryant H. McGill


It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.

– Bryant H. McGill


Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces.

– Bryant H. McGill


Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past.

– Bryant H. McGill


True freedom is where an individual’s thoughts and actions are in alignment with that which is true, correct, and of honor – no matter the personal price.

– Bryant H. McGill


Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope. Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the promise of our greater selves.

– Bryant H. McGill


Comfort in expressing your emotions will allow you to share the best of yourself with others, but not being able to control your emotions will reveal your worst.

– Bryant H. McGill


Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.

– Bryant H. McGill


Our understanding of the world around us is constantly being redefined and expanded, and so therefore, it is wiser to be passionate about seeking for truth than knowing it.

– Bryant H. McGill


While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure.

– Bryant H. McGill


Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent.

– Bryant H. McGill


One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.

– Bryant H. McGill


True education is limited to those people who would die without knowing, whereas the masses in the institutions are merely going through the motions, for education is a way of living.

– Bryant H. McGill


The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways.

– Bryant H. McGill


Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness.

– Bryant H. McGill


It has been my experience that if we make the effort to listen to people when we meet them, and work to get to know them a little, it is then easy to find something likeable in practically anyone.

– Bryant H. McGill


There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures.

– Bryant H. McGill


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