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Famous Foundation Quotes

We all see that, today, man can destroy the foundation of his existence: his Earth. — Pope Benedict XVI

Fear is the foundation of most governments. — John Adams

The mission of the Ruby Bridges Foundation is to create educational opportunities like science camp that allow children from different racial, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds to build lasting relationships. — Ruby Bridges

Free speech is not just another value. It’s the foundation of Western civilization. — Jordan Peterson

I’m not into animal rights. I’m only into animal welfare and health. I’ve been with the Morris Animal Foundation since the ’70s. We’re a health organization. We fund campaign health studies for dogs, cats, lizards and wildlife. I’ve worked with the L.A. Zoo for about the same length of time. I get my animal fixes! — Betty White

Fear is the foundation of safety. — Tertullian

I have witnessed the tremendous energy of the masses. On this foundation it is possible to accomplish any task whatsoever. — Mao Zedong

We can never learn too much of His will towards us, too much of His messages and His advice. The Bible is His word and its study gives at once the foundation for our faith and an inspiration to battle onward in the fight against the tempter. — John D. Rockefeller

There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you’ll stand firm if you stand on His love. — Charles Stanley

The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend. — Benjamin Disraeli

Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global warming predictions that have even less foundation? — Thomas Sowell

Much of the foundation of our criminal justice system is derived from slave patrols and was created when African Americans could still be bought, sold, and traded. — Shaun King

Those ‘Pledge’ records did good for me, and they’re the foundation that this Killer Mike is built on, but I was judging myself on physical sales and didn’t understand that music sales were declining overall. — Killer Mike

When you talk about black entrepreneurship, you’re talking about addressing the foundation of what’s going on with our people when we don’t have any financial power. Our basic needs aren’t being met in a lot of cases, so there’s no way we’re going to be able to tap into our potential until we address those bottom-level base needs. — Nipsey Hussle

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. — Saint Augustine

Celebs most likely pay someone to do their makeup for events, shows, red carpets, etc. My mind is blown sometimes when I see some of the horrendous contour or the uneven foundation. — Jeffree Star

I hurt my wife, my kids, my mother, my wife’s family, my friends, my foundation and kids all around the world who admired me. — Tiger Woods

There’s a reason people are not going to Obamacare. They find out what it’s gonna cost ’em, and they go somewhere else. And in the process, they’re undermining the very foundation of Obamacare, all of which was predictable. — Rush Limbaugh

If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and our best hope of establishing a world order. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

The Gates Foundation has learned that two questions can predict how much kids learn: ‘Does your teacher use class time well?’ and, ‘When you’re confused, does your teacher help you get straightened out?’ — Bill Gates

The ‘Maddox Jolie-Pitt’ Foundation’s work is inspired by our children and their connections to particular countries. — Angelina Jolie

Once you depart from the Ten Commandments as being the foundation of right and wrong, you are in a free fall. — Randall Terry

You have to blast to build in Manhattan. And the buildings went up in Manhattan because of the power of that bedrock. Once you dig that foundation – and they dig with dynamite – and once you dynamite out and you secure that foundation, that building isn’t going anywhere. — Donald Trump

Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality. — Henry Ward Beecher

I see that not everyone in the West has understood that the Soviet Union has disappeared from the political map of the world and that a new country has emerged with new humanist and ideological principles at the foundation of its existence. — Vladimir Putin

Getting out of bed is like the foundation of the discipline, and I think it carries over into everything else. — Jocko Willink

Surely the only sound foundation for a civilization is a sound state of mind. — E. M. Forster

The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature. — Robert Louis Stevenson

It’s time to fundamentally change the way that we do business in Washington. To help build a new foundation for the 21st century, we need to reform our government so that it is more efficient, more transparent, and more creative. That will demand new thinking and a new sense of responsibility for every dollar that is spent. — Barack Obama

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. — Diogenes

So what is so strange about saying I want Barack Obama to fail if his mission is to reconstruct and reform this nation so that capitalism and individual liberty are not its foundation? I want the country to survive. I want the country to succeed. — Rush Limbaugh

You have to trust your kids. They have to experience life, and you just hope you’ve provided them a foundation for what’s right and what isn’t. — Jack Nicklaus

Every Latter-day Saint should love the inspired Constitution of the United States – a nation with a spiritual foundation and a prophetic history – which nation the Lord has declared to be his base of operations in these latter days. — Ezra Taft Benson

When you’re in a single-parent home, they try to give you a good foundation, but by the time you’re 4 or 5 years old, from that point on you’re pretty much on your own. — George Foreman

Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues. — Confucius

The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose. — William Blake

I want to work with my husband and my daughter on our mutual foundation interests. — Hillary Clinton

With compassion you can die for other people, like the mother who can die for her child. You have the courage to say it because you are not afraid of losing anything, because you know that understanding and love is the foundation of happiness. But if you have fear of losing your status, your position, you will not have the courage to do it. — Thich Nhat Hanh

For me, life isn’t about being recognized or having everyone know who I am. That’s not why I’m here. To me, my foundation is the most important thing I do or have ever done. That’s what my life is about. — Tim Tebow

My work is the only ground I’ve ever had to stand on. To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation, but I’m working on the foundation. — Marilyn Monroe

I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics. — Albert Schweitzer

Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves. — Henry David Thoreau

I probably will have to become more political down the road when my playing days are done, because I’m going to have to have the support of others to grow my foundation. — Tiger Woods

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own. — Charlotte Bronte

The ALAS Foundation was born as a consequence and a continuation of what we are doing with Pies Descalzos. I started the Pies Descalzos foundation in Colombia when I was 18, and since then, I have been very involved in the crusade for education. — Shakira

I did a big thing with Ritz Crackers – great cracker. Am I now the Ritz chef? No! Do I think the cracker has a lot of diversity and appeal? Yeah! Does it mean that’s my foundation of cooking? No! — Guy Fieri

Other than my foundation – mentoring programs – everything I do is for money. — Steve Harvey

Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ is the foundation upon which sincere and meaningful repentance must be built. If we truly seek to put away sin, we must first look to Him who is the Author of our salvation. — Ezra Taft Benson

Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve. — George W. Bush

Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies. — Desmond Tutu

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone – but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding. — Quentin Crisp

I hope that when I’m 90 years old, I’ve accomplished a legacy that isn’t all about me. I hope it’s a legacy about the people who our foundation helps. — Tim Tebow

The foundation of success in life is good health: that is the substratum fortune; it is also the basis of happiness. A person cannot accumulate a fortune very well when he is sick. — P. T. Barnum

When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm, I little thought that I would ever visit it, never mind end up being welcomed to it as a guest of the Swedish Academy and the Nobel Foundation. — Seamus Heaney

To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation. But I’m working on the foundation. — Marilyn Monroe

I remember thinking quite logically that I didn’t want to spoil my children with wealth and so that I would create a foundation, but not knowing exactly what it would focus on. — Bill Gates

I simply can’t build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death… I think… peace and tranquillity will return again. — Anne Frank

We were raised with that discussion about violence and non-violence, and we all pretty much came up on the side of non-violence. That became my foundation with politics and my livelihood. — Joan Baez

Art is about building a new foundation, not just laying something on top of what’s already there. — Prince

Good order is the foundation of all things. — Edmund Burke

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character. — Robert E. Lee

A face is too slight a foundation for happiness. — Mary Wortley Montagu

I am really excited to be partnering with Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula. Aside from being a longtime fan of their products, they’re a family business with a strong ethical foundation, and that makes us a great match. — India Arie

I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. — Tony Robbins

Land: A part of the earth’s surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure. — Ambrose Bierce

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. — Zig Ziglar

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance. — Saint Augustine

My No. 1 focus was on my foundation, the Tim Tebow Foundation, to bring faith, hope and love to those needing a brighter day in the darkest hour of need. — Tim Tebow

There are always people always asking you for something. But I feel like I have a foundation. I have a supporting cast where it doesn’t bother me too much. — LeBron James

I think the foundation of everything in my life is wonder. — Alice Walker

But try if you can to support, whether it’s AIDS or the cancer foundation, so that someone else might survive, might prosper, and might actually be cured of this dreaded disease. — Jim Valvano

Faith is the foundation upon which a godlike character is built. It is a prerequisite for all other virtues. — Ezra Taft Benson

Prayer is such a basic foundation of a Christian’s relationship with God. It’s how we communicate and fellowship with Him. But a surprising number of people, young and old, new and even long-time Christians, say they’re not satisfied with their prayer life. — Joyce Meyer

I believe the home and marriage is the foundation of our society and must be protected. — Billy Graham

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education – literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills. — Alan Greenspan

The foundation of collectivism is simple: There should be no important economic differences among people. No one should be too rich. — P. J. O’Rourke

I was set free because my greatest fear had been realized, and I still had a daughter who I adored, and I had an old typewriter and a big idea. And so rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. — J. K. Rowling

You can’t build a great building on a weak foundation. You must have a solid foundation if you’re going to have a strong superstructure. — Gordon B. Hinckley

I never stop reading. I read everything, and I read every day. If you never read anything, be curious. Curiosity is the true foundation of education, reading things that we’ve factually already agreed on, and I love reading books. With that said, it’s more important that you ask the question ‘why.’ — Killer Mike

No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy. — Brad Henry

If we have built on the fragile cornerstones of human wisdom, pride, and conditional love, things may look good for a while, but a weak foundation causes collapse when storms hit. — Charles Stanley

The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation. — Jeremy Bentham

Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make. — Eckhart Tolle

I firmly believe in the rule of law as the foundation for all of our basic rights. — Sonia Sotomayor

Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation. — Saint Augustine

I concluded that all religions had the same foundation – a belief in the supernatural – a power above nature that man could influence by worship – by sacrifice and prayer. — Robert Green Ingersoll

We have before us the examples of the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. We must remember how long these required to achieve their union. When a solid foundation is laid, if the mason is able and his materials good, a strong house can be built. — Haile Selassie

I started the Pies Descalzos foundation in Colombia when I was 18, and since then I have been very involved in the crusade for education. — Shakira

We are descended from a people whose government was founded on liberty; our glorious forefathers of Great Britain made liberty the foundation of everything. That country is become a great, mighty, and splendid nation; not because their government is strong and energetic, but, sir, because liberty is its direct end and foundation. — Patrick Henry

To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense. — Ambrose Bierce

All over the world, young males and females, schooled in the art of patriarchal thinking, are building an identity on a foundation that sees the will to do violence as the essential way to assert being. — bell hooks

I’ve worked with Morris Animal Foundation for more than 40 years now, and I’m so proud of all they’ve done to advance veterinary medicine for animals worldwide. — Betty White

Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character. — James Russell Lowell

A good education is a foundation for a better future. — Elizabeth Warren

My life as an advocate for those most in need is inspired by my mother’s example. She believed in the potential inherent in each of us, and that belief is the foundation of my work. — Ayanna Pressley

The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid. — Thomas a Kempis

Your emotions are very unstable and should never be the foundation for direction in your life. — Joyce Meyer

The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter – for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way. — Nikola Tesla

Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions. — Lao Tzu

Self-love is really a foundation for everything, and however you practice or express that is so, so important. — Solange Knowles

I started my own Pies Descalzos/Barefoot Foundation when I was 18. We provide education to vulnerable children in Colombia and other developing countries. I am an avid believer that education – and especially early childhood development – is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty. — Shakira

My foundation now has some 120 football pitches laid out for children, a lot of them immigrants. We live in a multicultural society. — Johan Cruyff

The bond between a parent and child is the primary bond, the foundation for the rest of the child’s life. The presence or absence of this bond determines much about the child’s resiliency and what kind of adult they will grow up to be. — Jane Fonda

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