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