Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Israel has many hopes, and faces extreme dangers. The most prominent danger is Iran, which is making every effort to acquire nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, and establishing an enormous terror network together with Syria in Lebanon.
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
Since the nature of people is bad, to become corrected they must be taught by teachers and to be orderly they must acquire ritual and moral principles.
We do not need to be shoemakers to know if our shoes fit, and just as little have we any need to be professionals to acquire knowledge of matters of universal interest.
To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy.
At thirteen, I accompanied my mother to the Hawaiian Islands. There, for the first time, I saw the wonder of a steamship and the vastness of the ocean. From that time on, I was eager to acquire the knowledge of the West and to fathom the mysteries of nature.
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.