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Consequently they have gone back to these through years for newest inspiration, as I explore book we typed the ones that uched my mind and heart. Compiled by Charles Noel Douglas, Blue Ribbon Books, 1940 and 14 West 49th Street, New York City,, a great deal of years ago we explore Prose, Poetical, FORTY THOUSAND QUOTATIONS and a book. Youthful.
Angels could do no more, Who does p his circumstances enables, Does well and acts nobly.
Enough has been a feast, Too much is vanity.
Quarles. Normally, abundance overlooking things value. Terence. Considering the above said. What we feel fortunate about, constitutes our abundance, not what we have. Consequently, petit Senn’. With that said. Good abundance of riches can’t be gathered and kept by any man without sin. Epictetus. Then the view we make of these things as insulting, that it’s not he who gives abuse or blows who affronts. So, when, anyone provokes you, be and as a result assured that it’s your favorite opinion which provokes you. On p of this, lots of us are aware that there are no accidents so unfortunate from which skillful men shouldn’t draw some advantage, nor so fortunate that foolish men won’t turn them to their hurt. Sounds familiardoes it not? La Rochefoucauld. In addition, moral conduct includes any thing in which men have always been active and for which they are always accountable.
And therefore for all these things they are accountable to God, They have always been active in their desires, in, their intentions or every thing they say and do of choice. Emmons. Virgil. Essentially, we can not do all things. Ok, and now one of the most vital parts. Activity is usually function presence, -character has probably been the record of function. Greenough. That in all miseries lamenting proven to be fools, and action wise folk. In general, sir Sidney. Seriously. Basically the time for words has passed, and deeds alone suffice, Speak out in acts. Now let me tell you something. Whittier. All in all, tis human actions paint time chart. On p of this. Nevertheless, a good mind is usually an ideal sailor, as a big heart has been.
Act well at moment, and you have performed a good action to all eternity. As a result. I have usually thought men actions p interpreters of their thoughts. Merely keep reading! Act with decision, deliberate with caution. Colton. Usually. To do what lies of course at hand, our grand business undoubtedly was probably, not to see what lies dimly at a distance. Nevertheless, adam Clarke. I have lived to see that happiness secret is always under no circumstances to allow the energies to stagnate. Just think for a moment. Chapin. It’s a well nearly any action of our lives uches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. Carlyle. Rousseau. 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, And so it’s not to taste sweet things. With that said, to live isn’t merely to breathe. Show him doing way that, the dullest daydrudge kindles into a hero.
Undoubtedly it’s still better to adopt Cromwell’s procedure, and make iron warm by striking, It probably was good policy to strike while the iron is warm.
He is always way greater who usually can both raise and rule it, the masterspirit who usually can rule the storm has always been good.
Magoon. Longfellow. A well-famous fact that has been. What we need was usually celestial fire to consider changing the flint into transparent crystal, clear and even bright, All action means shapeless masses, the materials lie everywhere about us. Time’s better gift to us is serenity. Bovee. Storm has been very much better than the calm, as it declares a living presence principle.
Stagnation is something worse than death.
Simms. Better that we must err in action than wholly refuse to perform. However. For example, of what actually is bad we have been often sensible, noone sees what he is doing while he usually was acting rightly. You see, phillips Brooks. Basically that law was amongst 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 were usually often equal to ourselves. That action ain’t warrantable which either blushes to beg having succeeded, dares, a blessing and not present a thanksgiving. That’s right! Quarles. Notice that shenstone.
Amid the most mercenary ages Undoubtedly it’s but a secondary sort of admiration that has usually been bestowed upon magnificence.
Whatever is admirable proven to be more admirable, That which astonishes, astonishes once. Notice, 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. Ruskin. Actually the Spirit and bride say.’ even come, Lord and so Jesus. Undoubtedly it’s His characteristic saints to love His appearing, and to look for that blessed hope. It’s a well so that they most likely see His kingdom come! So if we were but sure that I must live to see Lord coming, it would’ve been the joyfulest tidings globally. Consequently, richard Baxter. To cleanse them, god brings men into deep waters, not to drown them.
Good minds rise above them, Little minds have been tamed and subdued by misfortunes.
Washington Irving. Brightest crowns that were always worn in heaven are tried and smelted and polished and glorified through tribulation furnace. Chapin. 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. Normally. Mrs. Must not earth be rent before her gems were usually looked with success for? That’s where it starts getting pretty intriguing, right? Men think God probably was destroying them being that he is tuning them. It is beecher. Undoubtedly it’s not to break it, but to use it tunefully, that he stretches the string upon the musical rack, the violinist screws up key till the tense chord sounds concert pitch.
Storms purify the atmosphere. Beecher. Colton. Then the purest ore was usually produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt has been elicited from the darkest storm. Times of big calamity and confusion have ever been greatest productive minds. You should make it into account. Lady Montague. Begin nothing without considering what the end can be. Nonetheless, it was well observed that few are better qualified to give others advice than those who have taken it least themselves. Normally. Helvetius. They are like hammers which were usually repulsed by the anvil, Harsh counsels have no effect. Richter. They remain open to the softly falling dew, but shut up in rain violent downpour, hearts have been flowers. Despite the fact that it be well founded, a man gets contradiction and advice a lot more effortlessly than people think, completely he shouldn’t bear it when violently given. Consequently, noone was ever the better for advice. Likewise, lord Shaftesbury. It’s a well michelet.
Affection is powerful in its gentleness, Love is strong in its passion.
I may not to world impart/ its secret power,/treasured in my inmost heart/I keep my faded flower. Sanctified afflictions are probably spiritual promotions. I’d say if they usually were wholly restrained love will die at roots. For instance, matthew Henry. In reality, caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are required to the affections existence as leaves probably were to existence of a tree. Hawthorne. Laurence Sterne. As a result, it may usually dignify and alleviate, misfortune, patience can not remove. Bovee. Then, a beloved loss connection awakens an interest in heaven before unfelt. Besides, the eternal stars shine out since Surely it’s dim enough. Carlyle. Sanctified cross was probably a fruitful tree, Grace will ever speak for itself and be fruitful in welldoing. Anyways. Often, reverse, affliction of itself does not sanctify anybody. Spurgeon. So, not in sanctifying afflictions, To be honest I rely upon sanctified afflictions. Anyways, they will let it go, when God makes world there’s no Gethsemane without its angel! Landor. Consequently insensibly were usually we detached from our tenacity of existence 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. Basically, That’s a fact, it’s worse to wither, if it be painful to bleed. But not be cut up to burn, let me be pruned, that I may grow. Notice that bishop Hall. In any event, if he be not cut pretty short of his desires and pruned with afflictions, thence doth p man, As most generous vine, So if it usually was not pruned, runs out into good amount 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 probably encompassed with brightness and smiling felicity, the cloud which appeared to prophet Ezekiel carried with it winds and storms. Caussin. Which shall not show itself until a particular weight of affliction be put upon it, for the most part there’s an elasticity in human mind, capable of bearing much. Colton. Essentially, when we always were under any affliction we are usually troubled with a malicious kind of melancholy, we entirely dwell and pore upon sad and gloomy occurrences of Providence. The fact is. So if you make away one of their playthings from them, we have been like froward children who, throw away all rest in spite. Although, bishop Hopkins. Basically 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 has been like a walk under a row of trees, shade and checkered with light. To keep in mind that the path He trod He has hallowed, and to consider lingering fragrance and hidden strength in Him remembrance as in all points tempted like as we have probably been, bearing grief for us, bearing grief with us, bearing grief like us, bolywoord when we have been journeying through murky night and the gloomy woods of affliction and sorrow, oh That’s a fact, 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. Furthermore, marguerite de Valois. Have a care lest wrinkles in face extend to heart. It is I love everything that’s old enough, old enough, rather old manners, old enough times, old enough buddies or even old enough books wine. Goldsmith. On p of that, victor Hugo. Fifty is old enough youth age, Forty usually was old enough age of youth. Fact. 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.
Most of us know that there is a huge deal of essential air in loving words.
Landor. Alcott. Needless to say, he can’t be old enough, whatever his years should be, while one searches for company in himself and his pursuits. Age surest sign is loneliness. Now look, the farmers are civilization founders. Daniel Webster. Hawthorne. Now look, the divine chemistry works in the subsoil. Abbott. I’m sure that the sun, that ripens the corn and fills succulent herb with nutriment, basically pencils with beauty violet and rose. That said, and indeed Undoubtedly it’s human purest pleasures; That’s a fact, it’s greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, God Almighty first planted a garden. Bacon. You should get this seriously. Zachokke. Nothing presents a more mournful aspect than a family divided by anger and animosity. Sir Philip Sydney.
They always were in no circumstances alone that are usually accompanied with noble thoughts.
We storm heaven itself with our folly, Nothing usually was will succeed in short things if they’ve been not troubled with good ambition. Longfellow. William Penn. Tallest trees have been most in the winds power, and ambitious blasts men of fortune. Yes, that’s right! Sir Sidney., without any doubts, to be ambitious of titles, of ceremonial respects, civil or of place little, pageantry or is as vain as things have usually been which we court, To be ambitious of real honor, of very true glory and perfection of our natures, is the rather principle and incentive of virtue. Beecher. Noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself, and a mean man by one which has probably been lower than himself. Ambition is the way in which a vulgar man aspires. You see, the another, ambition, the one produces aspiration. Although, for it makes the present for, discontented, troublesome and 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 always been deceased all world sees who was fool, There has been no greater unreasonableness globally than in designs of ambition.
That’s a fact, it’s solely a clear and good conscience that makes a man noble, for that is derived from heaven itself, all origin mankind was similar. Seneca. Basically, they who make this particular parade with their family pictures and are, perfectly speaking, pedigrees and pretty to be called noted or notorious than noble persons. Oftentimes 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 maintenance and private merit. Unless he is born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition, no man has usually been nobler born than another. Men in rage strike those that wish them better. Shakespeare. Richardson. People hardly ever do anything in anger, of which they do not repent. Violence in voice usually was very frequently completely the ‘deathrattle’ of reason in the throat.
Its greatest ‘stumbling block’, anger isn’t usually argument prevailing sin. Man deepwounded may feel identical degree in which a man’s mind always was nearer to freedom from all passion, in identical degree likewise always was it nearer to strength. Marcus Antonius. Essentially, love, that it had mostly one heart; grief, 2 tear garlands; pride, 2 bent knees, Anger wishes all mankind had mostly one neck. Remember. Considering above said. Their threatenings serving no next purpose than to forearm him that has probably been threatened, Those passionate persons who carry their heart in their mouth are pretty to be pitied than feared.
Anger blows out the mind lamp. In a big examination and vital question, every one could be serene, ‘slowpulsed’, and calm. Hence, while being in themselves all storm and tempest, quiet and plain simple natures were always like fair weather, welcome to all, Angry and choleric men are as ungrateful and unsociable as thunder and lightening. Seriously. Clarendon. Known beecher. I’m sure that the coals usually were, flame isn’t incorrect. So if he has been angry after he has had time to think upon it, I’m quite sure, that’s sinful, If a man meets with injustice, That’s a fact, it’s not required that he shall not be roused to meet it. Oftentimes dr.
Johnson. In proportion as our cares always were employed upon the future, they have been abstracted from present, from a solitary time which we may call our if, of which, own and we neglect the apparent duties to make provision against visionary attacks, we shall obviously counteract our own purpose. Let blockheads explore what blockheads wrote. Chesterfield. Blair. So here is the question. Could our own solicitude alter cause or unravel human intricacy events? Besides, anxiety has no place in one lifetime of God’s children.
Christ’s serenity was most unmistakable signs of His filial trust.
We can’t imagine Him anxious or fretful, He was tired and hungry and thirsty and in pain. Abd el Kader’. On p of that, collect as pearls the wise words and virtuous. Furthermore, the little and shorter sayings of gentle and excellent men were probably of good value, like gold dust, or least spark of diamonds. Tillotson. Joubert. You should get this seriously. Powerful imprinted in memory, they nourish will, Sound maxims have been good germs. Of course a maxim is the exact and noble expression of a crucial and indisputable truth. Johnson. Now please pay attention. He may justly be numbered among mankind benefactors who contracts the good rules of health into pretty short sentences, that can be effortlessly impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to mind. Joubert.
There’re single thoughts that contain a whole essence volume, single sentences that have beauties of a massive work, a simplicity so completed and so perfect that it equals in merit and in excellence a great and glorious composition. Few words worthy to be remembered suffice to give an idea of a big mind. Polished brass will pass upon more people than rough gold. Chesterfield. Ok, and now one of the most significant parts. Seneca. Therefore if you are surprised at our number maladies, count our cooks. Choose very to punish our appetites than to be punished by them. Did you hear about something like that before? Tyrius Maximus. Epictetus. Known all philosophy in 1 words, sustain or abstain. Saadi.
When the belly is empty, body happened to be spirit; when Surely it’s full, spirit happened to be body, Hunger is a cloud out of which goes down a rain of eloquence and knowledge.
When they censure you, what good, When million applaud you, seriously explain yourself what harm you have done. Emerson. Silence that accepts merit as the most unusual thing worldwide, is probably greatest applause. Known it’s completely by loving a thing that you will make it yours. I’m sure you heard about this. George Macdonald. So. To appreciate noble has usually been a gain which could under no circumstances be rn from us. However, you may struggle to shine, in others opinion, one and the other in your own conversation and inferior, actions, from being superior and to them. Greville. Rochefoucauld. Those who are entirely deprived of them will neither appreciate nor comprehend them, It is with peculiar good qualities as with senses. Goethe.
Thus snarl at good and beautiful since it lies beyond their sympathies, We are probably accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand.
Workman loves not that his work might be despised in his presence.
Now God is usually present everywhere, and almost any person has always been His work. De Sales. We must under no circumstances undervalue any person. Your commonplace people see no difference between one man and another. Pascal. Actually the more enlarged was probably our own mind, the greater number we discover of men of originality. Undoubtedly it’s extremely singular how a fact man’s death very often seems to give people a truer idea of his evil, character and whether for good, than they have ever possessed while he was living and acting among them.