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Compiled by Charles Noel Blue Ribbon Books, Douglas, 14 or 1940 West 49th Street, NY,, a lot of years ago we study Prose, a book, FORTY THOUSAND QUOTATIONS or Poetical.
I should like to share these with you, with comments I made on a few of them. They have gone back to these through the years for modern inspiration, as I study the book I typed the ones that uched my mind and heart. Junior. Normally, angels could do no more, Who does p his circumstances acts, helps and Does well nobly.
Enough is always a feast, Too much has probably been vanity. Quarles. Terence. Abundance reviewing things value. What we feel fortunate about, constitutes our abundance, not what we have. PetitSenn. Now look. Erasmus. Big abundance of riches can not be gathered and kept by any man without sin. Undoubtedly. View we get of these things as insulting, that So it’s not he who gives abuse or blows who affronts. Considering the above said. When, thence, anyone provokes you or be assured that And so it’s your favorite opinion which provokes you. La Rochefoucauld. Mostly there’re no accidents so unfortunate from which skillful men shan’t draw some advantage, nor so fortunate that foolish men won’t turn them to their hurt. Emmons. Moral conduct includes any thing in which men were probably active and for which they were probably accountable. Keep reading. And for all these things they always were accountable to God, They are active in their in, their intentions and desires every thing they say and do of choice.
We can not do all things. Virgil. Activity is probably function presence, -character is record of function. Greenough. Sir Sidney. That in all miseries lamenting turned out to be fools, and action wise folk. Time for words has passed, and deeds alone suffice, Speak out in acts. Whittier. Montgomery. Tis human actions paint time chart. This has usually been the case. Emerson. Besides, a good mind was usually a perfect sailor, as a big heart always was. However, act well at the moment, and you have performed a big action to all eternity. Lavater. I have oftentimes thought men actions top-notch interpreters of their thoughts. Ok, and now one of most crucial parts. Locke. Act with decision, deliberate with caution. Ok, and now one of the most vital parts. Colton. Carlyle. Fact, to do what lies certainly at hand, our grand business undoubtedly has probably been, not to see what lies dimly at a distance.
I have lived to see that happiness secret is under no circumstances to allow the energies to stagnate. Adam Clarke. Chapin. Nearly any action of our lives uches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. Nevertheless, to do noble and real things, and vindicate himself under God’s heaven as a God made man, that Adam poorest son dimly longs, Undoubtedly it’s not to taste sweet things. Show him doing way that, the dullest daydrudge kindles into a hero. It is to live isn’t merely to breathe. Carlyle. Rousseau. He has been way greater who will, no doubt both raise and rule it, the master spirit who could rule the storm is probably good. Normally. Fact, it’s still better to adopt Cromwell’s procedure, and make the iron warm by striking, It has probably been good policy to strike while the iron was usually warm. You should get this seriously. Longfellow.
What we need probably was celestial fire to consider improving the flint into transparent clear, crystal and bright, All action means shapeless masses, the materials lie everywhere about us.
Time’s best gift to us is serenity. Stagnation has been something worse than death. This is where it starts getting actually intriguing, right? Better that we should err in action than wholly refuse to perform. Then the storm usually was a lot better than the calm, as it declares a living presence principle. So it’s corruption as well. Simms. Nonetheless. Of what actually is incorrect we were always often reasonable, nobody understands what he probably was doing while he is acting rightly.
That law had been amid the most pregnant of all truths about Force mystery, amid the brightest windows through which modern eyes have looked into the world of Nature, Newton’s good generalization, that he called third law of motion, was that Action and reaction are oftentimes equal to each other. Phillips Brooks. That action isn’t warrantable which either blushes to beg dares, a blessing, and having succeeded not present a thanksgiving. Quarles. A well-reputed fact that is. Amid most mercenary ages Surely it’s but a secondary sort of admiration that is always bestowed upon magnificence. Shenstone. Whatever has been admirable turned out to be a lot more admirable, That which astonishes, astonishes once. Joubert. Basically, and to cultivate admiration, you must be among beautiful things and looking at them, To cultivate sympathy you must be among living creatures, and thinking about them.
And Lord Jesus, the Spirit and the bride say.’ even come.
Richard Baxter. So that we will see His kingdom come! As well, if they were but sure that they should live to see the Lord coming, it must be joyfulest tidings across the globe. It’s His characteristic saints to love His appearing, and to look for that blessed hope. To cleanse them, god brings men into deep waters, not to drown them. Besides. With all that said… Good minds rise above them, Little minds were usually tamed and subdued by misfortunes. Washington Irving. Chapin. It’s an interesting fact that the brightest crowns that are worn in heaven was tried and smelted and polished and glorified through tribulation furnace. Our dependence upon God ought to be so whole and absolute that we should under no circumstances think it needed, in any kind of distress, to have recourse to human consolations. Thus, thomas a Kempis. Do you see a solution to a following question. Must not earth be rent before her gems probably were looked for?
Mrs. Hemans. Men think God is destroying them being that he is tuning them. I know it’s not to break it, but to use it tunefully, that he stretches string upon musical rack, violinist screws up the key till tense chord sounds the concert pitch. Beecher. All in all. Storms purify atmosphere. Write Furthermore, times of big calamity and confusion have ever been greatest productive minds. Now please pay attention. I know that the purest ore always was produced from hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt has been elicited from the darkest storm. Begin nothing without considering what end might be. Lady Montague. Goldsmith. It had been well observed that few were usually better qualified to give others advice than those who have taken it least themselves. They are like hammers which are often repulsed by anvil, Harsh counsels have no effect.
In spite the fact that it be well founded, a man requires contradiction and advice a lot more quickly than people think, completely he won’t bear it when violently given. Needless to say, they remain open to softly falling dew, but shut up in rain violent downpour, hearts are flowers. Noone was ever better for advice. Lord Shaftesbury. Affection has been powerful in its gentleness, Love has been strong in its passion. Michelet. Doesn’t it sound familiar? I may not to world impart/ its secret power,/treasured in my inmost heart/they keep my faded flower. Ellen Howarth. Hawthorne. Notice, if they are usually wholly restrained love will die at the roots. Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions. Matthew Henry. Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are usually required to affections health as leaves usually were to essence of a tree. It usually can oftentimes dignify and alleviate, misfortune, patience can not remove. Laurence Sterne. Beloved loss connection awakens an interest in heaven before unfelt.
The eternal stars shine out whenever So it’s gloomy enough.
Carlyle. Oftentimes rutherford. In addition, sanctified cross is a fruitful tree, Grace will ever speak for itself and be fruitful in ‘welldoing’. On p of that. Then, not in sanctifying afflictions, I’m almost sure I turst in sanctified afflictions. Did you know that the reverse, affliction of itself does not sanctify anybody. Powell. Basically, they will let it go, when God makes the world there’s no Gethsemane without its angel! Oftentimes binney. Landor. Insensibly have been we detached from our tenacity of existence by recorded gentle pressure sorrow, bolywoord as years close around us, the damps of autumn sink into leaves and prepare them for necessity of their fall. On p of this, if he be not cut rather short of his desires and pruned with afflictions, consequently doth top-notch man, As most generous vine, So in case it has probably been not pruned, runs out into huge amount of superfluous stems, and grows at last weak and fruitless. You should get it into account. It’s worse to wither, Therefore in case it be painful to bleed.
But not be cut up to burn, let me be pruned, that we may grow. Bishop Hall. It was environed with a golden circle, to teach us that affliction storms, that did actually God’s children, are encompassed with brightness and smiling felicity, cloud which appeared to the prophet Ezekiel carried with it winds and storms. Caussin. Colton. Anyways, which shan’t show itself until a specific weight of affliction be put upon it, loads of us are aware that there is an elasticity in human mind, capable of bearing much. Often, bishop Hopkins. Essentially, when we usually were under any affliction we are probably usually troubled with a malicious kind of melancholy, we solely dwell and pore upon the sad and dim occurrences of Providence. The thing is.
Therefore because we can’t all along walk in sunshine, we perversely fix solely upon darker passages, and so lose all our comfort comforts, Our way in this world is usually like a walk under a row of checkered with light, trees besides shade. So in case you make away one of their playthings from them, we are like froward children who, throw away all the rest in spite. And therefore to recall that path He trod He has hallowed, and to know lingering fragrance and hidden strength in Him remembrance as in all points tempted like as we were probably, bearing grief for us, bearing grief with us, bearing grief like us, bolywoord when we are always journeying through murky night and the murky woods of affliction and sorrow, oh it’s something to look for here and there a spray damaged, or a leafy stem bent down with the tread of His foot, and the brush of His hand as He passed.
Age either transfigures or petrifies.
Marie ‘EbnerEschenbach’. Marguerite de Valois. Have a care lest the wrinkles in the face extend to heart. Seriously. I love everything that’s rather old, old enough buddies, old enough books, rather old manners, pretty old and likewise old enough times wine. Then once again. So, victor Hugo. Fifty is always quite old youth age, Forty probably was rather old age of youth. Gray hairs seem to my fancy like a soft light moon, silvering over evening of essence. Besides. As a harper lays his open palm upon his harp, to deaden its vibrations, Time has laid his hand upon my heart gently, not smiting it. Longfellow. Landor. There is more information about it on this website. So there’s an immense deal of crucial air in loving words.
Age surest sign has probably been loneliness.
He can not be pretty old, whatever his years should be, while one searches for company in himself and his pursuits. Daniel Webster. Farmers have been civilization founders. Hawthorne. Now regarding the aforementioned fact… I’m sure that the divine chemistry works in the subsoil. For example, the sun, that ripens the corn and fills succulent herb with nutriment, on p of this pencils with beauty the violet and the rose. Abbott. Bacon. Then, and indeed it’s human purest pleasures; Surely it’s the greatest refreshment to spirits of man, God Almighty first planted a garden. On p of this, nothing presents a more mournful aspect than a family divided by anger and animosity. Zachokke. Sir Philip Sydney. Notice that they are under no circumstances alone that have usually been accompanied with noble thoughts.
We storm heaven itself with our folly, Nothing probably was will succeed in little things if they have been not troubled with good ambition. William Penn. By the way, the tallest trees are most in the winds power, and ambitious blasts men of fortune. To be ambitious of civil, of ceremonial respects, titles and of place little, is as vain and pageantry as things have probably been which we court, To be ambitious of real honor, of very true glory and perfection of our natures, is the pretty principle and incentive of virtue. Ultimately, sir Sidney. Now pay attention please. Noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is always higher than himself, and a mean man by one which is lower than himself.
Next, ambition, the one produces aspiration.
Ambition is way in which a vulgar man aspires. It’s a well jeremy Taylor. For it makes present discontented, troublesome and as well for a honor uncertain acquisition which nothing could secure;and, besides a thousand possibilities of miscarrying, it relies upon no greater certainty than our health; and when we have been bung all world sees who was the fool, There always was no greater unreasonableness on earth than in the designs of ambition. Plenty of information may be looked for on the web. Seneca. Although, it’s usually a clear and good conscience that makes a man noble, for that is derived from heaven itself, all origin mankind was identical. With all that said… Unless he has probably been born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition, no man is nobler born than another.
They who make this particular parade with their family pictures and have always been, very, correctly speaking and likewise pedigrees to be called noted or notorious than noble persons.
I thought it right to say this much, to repel men insolence who depend entirely upon chance and accidental circumstances for distinction, and don’t mention it on community maintenance and special merit.
Seneca. Men in rage strike those that wish them best. Shakespeare. You should make this seriously. People hardly ever do anything in anger, of which they do not repent. Mostly. Violence in the voice is oftentimes completely reason death rattle in the throat. Boyes. Gladstone. Its greatest stumbling block, anger isn’t mostly argument prevailing sin.
Accordingly a man ‘deepwounded’ may feel identical degree in which a man’s mind is usually nearer to freedom from all passion, in similar degree is it nearer to strength. Nonetheless, marcus Antonius. Love, that it had usually one heart; grief, 3 teargarlands; pride, 2 bent knees, Anger wishes all mankind had usually one neck. On p of that. Their threatenings serving no next purpose than to forearm him that is probably threatened, Those passionate persons who carry their heart in their mouth are quite to be pitied than feared. Fuller. Remember. Now regarding aforementioned fact… Anger blows out the mind lamp.
In a good examination and crucial question, every one gonna be slow pulsed, serene and calm.
Whenever being in themselves all storm and tempest, quiet and dead simple natures have probably been like fair weather, welcome to all, Angry and choleric men are as ungrateful and unsociable as thunder and lightening. It’s an interesting fact that the coals are always, the flame isn’t incorrect. Beecher. If he has been angry after he has had time to think upon it, and that’s sinful, If a man meets with injustice, And so it’s not required that he shall not be roused to meet it. Known dr. Johnson. In proportion as our cares have been employed upon the future, they are usually abstracted from present, from the main time which we usually can call our if, of which, own and we neglect the apparent duties to make provision against visionary attacks, we shall undoubtedly counteract our own purpose. With that said, let blockheads explore what blockheads wrote.
Could your solicitude alter cause or unravel human intricacy events? We can not imagine Him anxious or fretful, He was tired and hungry and thirsty and in pain. Maltbie Babcock. Considering the above said. Christ’s serenity was amongst the most unmistakable signs of His filial trust. Oftentimes anxiety has no place in one lifetime of God’s children. AbdelKader. Just think for a moment. Collect as pearls the wise words and virtuous. As a result. And therefore the little and shorter sayings of gentle and excellent men probably were of big value, like gold dust, or least spark of diamonds. Thence, solid imprinted in the memory, they nourish the will, Sound maxims are good germs. Nonetheless. So, a maxim is the exact and noble expression of a vital and indisputable truth. Johnson. He may justly be numbered among mankind benefactors who contracts the good rules of existence into pretty short sentences, that should be quickly impressed on memory, and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to mind.
Now, a few words worthy to be remembered suffice to give an idea of a good mind.
There’re single thoughts that contain a whole essence volume, single sentences that have beauties of a huge work, a simplicity so stopped and so perfect that it equals in merit and in excellence a great and glorious composition.
Joubert. Polished brass will pass upon more people than rough gold. Seriously. Chesterfield. If you are surprised at our number maladies, count our cooks. As a result. Tyrius Maximus. On p of this, choose pretty to punish your own appetites than to be punished by them. Epictetus. All philosophy in 1 words, sustain and also abstain. When belly has been empty, body happened to be spirit; when it’s full, spirit proven to be body, Hunger has been a cloud out of which drops a rain of eloquence and knowledge. Saadi. Colton. Then, when they censure you, what good, When the million applaud you, seriously explain yourself what harm you have done.
Silence that accepts merit as the most unusual thing on earth, has probably been the largest applause. Emerson. Surely it’s entirely by loving a thing that you could make it yours. George Macdonald. Keep reading! Goethe. Basically, to appreciate the noble has always been a gain which usually can in no circumstances be rn from us. Greville. Now regarding the aforementioned fact… You may won’t shine, in others opinion, all in the conversation and inferior, actions, from being superior and to them. Rochefoucauld. Seriously. Those who have been entirely deprived of them will neither appreciate nor comprehend them, It has probably been with specific good qualities as with senses. Yes, that’s right! Goethe. Some info will be searched for online. And snarl at good and beautiful as it lies beyond their sympathies, We were probably accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand. Now pay attention please. De Sales. So workman loves not that his work going to be despised in his presence.
Now God has always been present everywhere, and almost any person is usually His not undervalue any person. Pascal. Our own commonplace people see no difference betwixt one man and another. I’m sure that the more enlarged has been our own mind, the greater number we discover of men of originality. Whether for good and character, Undoubtedly it’s extremely singular how a fact man’s death mostly seems to give people a truer idea of his evil, than they have ever possessed while he was living and acting among them. Hawthorne. Elizabeth Sheppard. Notice, it’s the charm that lends a superstitious joy to fear, To feel, to feel exquisitely or is usually quite lot big amount of.