Top 50+ May Quotes

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May Quotes

1.We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.

2.Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.

3.We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

4.I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.

5.There is no week nor day nor hour when tyranny may not enter upon this country, if the people lose their roughness and spirit of defiance.

6.You may delay, but time will not.

7.I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.

8.Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion,and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such purpose – and you allow him to make war at pleasure.

9.We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.

10.All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.

11.The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.

12.Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.

13.Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.

14.No one can pass through life, any more than he can pass through a bit of country, without leaving tracks behind, and those tracks may often be helpful to those coming after him in finding their way.

15.I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but if paid at all, I shall never do a man’s work for less than a man’s pay.

16.Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.

17.A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.

18.Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.

19.Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.

20.We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.

21.However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.

22.We learned many years ago that the rich may have money, but the poor have time.

23.He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.

24.No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

25.You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.

26.There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

27.The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger.

28.I will not follow where the path may lead, but I will go where there is no path, and I will leave a trail.

29.A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap.

30.O’ What may man within him hide, though angel on the outward side!

31.We make war that we may live in peace.

32.Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.

33.Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.

34.The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other.

35.Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.

36.Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels – men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.

37.The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.

38.Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.

39.The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.

40.Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.

41.Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and you know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and you know Earth, you may make your victory complete.

42.He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.

43.Severities should be dealt out all at once, so that their suddenness may give less offense; benefits ought to be handed ought drop by drop, so that they may be relished the more.

44.Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

45.He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.

46.You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lines. You may trod me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I’ll rise.

47.We may stumble and fall but shall rise again; it should be enough if we did not run away from the battle.

48.Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.

49.There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in – that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.

50.People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.

51.Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart.

52.Some may never live, but the crazy never die.

53.It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.

54.Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness.

55.Moral Education is the source of that spiritual equilibrium on which everything else depends and which may be compared to that physical equilibrium or sense of balance, without which it is impossible to stand upright or to move into any other position.

56.In the first three years of life, the foundations of physical and also of psychic health are laid. In these years, the child not only increases in size but passes through great transformations. This is the age in which language and movement develop. The child must be safeguarded in order that these activities may develop freely

57.Narrow your life down to this moment. Your life situation may be full of problems – most life situations are – but find out if you have a problem at this moment. Do you have a problem now?

58.Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.

59.You may say, ‘Well, dragons don’t exist.’ It’s, like, yes they do – the category ‘predator’ and the category ‘dragon’ are the same category. It absolutely exists. It’s a superordinate category. It exists absolutely more than anything else. In fact, it really exists.

60.May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.

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