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I should like to share these with you, gether with comments we made on a few of them. Compiled by Charles Noel Douglas, 14, Blue Ribbon Books and 1940 West 49th Street, New York City,, a lot of years ago I explore Prose, FORTY THOUSAND QUOTATIONS, a book and Poetical. Youthful. Angels could do no more, Who does p his circumstances helps, Does well or acts nobly. Then. Enough is a feast, Too much usually was vanity. Terence. Abundance rethinking things value. Furthermore, petit Senn. What we savor, constitutes our abundance, not what we have. Big abundance of riches can’t be gathered and kept by any man without sin. Erasmus. When and be assured that it’s your favourite opinion which provokes you. Epictetus. That said, view we make of these things as insulting, that I know it’s not he who gives abuse or blows who affronts.
There’re no accidents so unfortunate from which skillful men would not draw some advantage, nor so fortunate that foolish men shall not turn them to their hurt. La Rochefoucauld. Thus for all these things they have always been accountable to God, They are active in their desires, in, their intentions and in addition almost any thing they say and do of choice. Moral conduct includes every thing in which men are active and for which they usually were accountable. Oftentimes emmons. Virgil. A well-prominent fact that is usually. We can’t do all things. Activity was probably function presence, -character has always been record of function. Greenough. Generaly, that in all miseries lamenting turned out to be fools, and action wise folk. Sir Sidney. In any case. Time for words has passed, and deeds alone suffice, Speak out in acts. I’m sure you heard about this. Tis human actions paint time chart.
Therefore a good mind was always a big sailor, as a good heart is usually. Act well at moment, and you have performed a perfect action to all eternity. Essentially. Locke. I have oftentimes thought men actions p interpreters of their thoughts. Act with decision, deliberate with caution. Colton. Carlyle. That’s where it starts getting serious, right? To do what lies surely at hand, our grand business undoubtedly is, not to see what lies dimly at a distance. As a result, I have lived to see that happiness secret is always under no circumstances to allow our own energies to stagnate. Adam Clarke., beyond doubt, each action of our lives uches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
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, I know it’s not to taste sweet things.
To live ain’t merely to breathe. Rousseau. Show him doing way that, the dullest daydrudge kindles into a hero. Although. For example. It’s still better to adopt Cromwell’s procedure, and make the iron quite warm by striking, It is good policy to strike while iron usually was warm. Ok, and now one of the most crucial parts. He is way greater who usually can raise and rule it, masterspirit who will rule storm was probably big. Now let me tell you something. Longfellow. On p of that, what we need has been celestial fire to improve flint into transparent crystal, clear and bright, All action means shapeless masses, materials lie everywhere about us. Time’s better gift to us has always been serenity.
Stagnation has probably been something worse than death.
That’s a fact, it’s corruption in addition. Simms. Essentially, better that we must err in action than wholly refuse to perform. Accordingly the storm is usually a lot better than calm, as it declares a living presence principle. Needless to say. Of what’s incorrect we are often reasonable, noone sees what he has probably been doing while he has been acting rightly. Basically, phillips Brooks. Consequently that law is amid most pregnant of all truths about Force mystery, 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 often equal to each other. That action isn’t warrantable which either blushes to beg having succeeded, dares, a blessing and not present a thanksgiving.
Amid most mercenary ages it’s but a secondary sort of admiration that probably was bestowed upon magnificence. Whatever is admirable proven to be way more admirable, That which astonishes, astonishes once. Joubert. Ruskin. 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. So that they probably see His kingdom come! Richard Baxter. If they were but sure that we should live to see Lord coming, it would’ve been joyfulest tidings on planet earth. Normally, it’s His characteristic saints to love His appearing, and to look for that blessed hope. Spirit and bride say.’ Lord, come and so Jesus. In addition. To cleanse them, god brings men into deep waters, not to drown them. Washington Irving. Big minds rise above them, Little minds always were tamed and subdued by misfortunes.
It’s an interesting fact that the brightest crowns that were usually worn in heaven are tried and smelted and polished and glorified through tribulation furnace. Chapin.
Thomas a Kempis. Our dependence upon God ought to be so whole and absolute that we must under no circumstances think it required, in any kind of distress, to have recourse to human consolations. Hemans. Ensure you write suggestions about it in comment form. Mrs. The actual question is. Must not earth be rent before her gems always were looked for?
Men think God usually was destroying them since he is tuning them.
And so it’s not to break it, but to use it tunefully, that he stretches the string upon musical rack, violinist screws up key till tense chord sounds concert pitch.
Beecher. Storms purify atmosphere. Of course beecher. Did you know that the purest ore is usually produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt has been elicited from the darkest storm. Colton. With that said, times of good calamity and confusion have ever been greatest productive minds. Lady Montague. Begin nothing without considering what end can be. Now regarding aforementioned fact… It is well observed that few are better qualified to give others advice than those who have taken it least themselves. Goldsmith. Of course they are like hammers which probably were often repulsed by anvil, Harsh counsels have no effect.
They remain open to the softly falling dew, but shut up in rain violent downpour, hearts always were flowers.
Richter. In spite the fact that it be well founded, a man gets contradiction and advice a good deal more quickly than people think, mostly he shan’t bear it when violently given. Then once again, noone was ever the better for advice. Consequently, lord Shaftesbury. 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. Ellen Howarth. With all that said… I’d say in case they are wholly restrained love will die at roots. Matthew Henry. Generally. Furthermore, sanctified afflictions probably were spiritual promotions. Lots of information may be searched for effortlessly online. Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are required to the affections essence as leaves are to the existence of a tree. Laurence Sterne.
It could usually dignify and alleviate, misfortune, patience can’t remove.
By the way, a beloved loss connection awakens an interest in heaven before unfelt. Carlyle. Let me tell you something. Eternal stars shine out as long as it’s murky enough. Sanctified cross has always been a fruitful tree, Grace will ever speak for itself and be fruitful in welldoing. Basically. Not in sanctifying afflictions, I turst in sanctified afflictions. Anyways. Then the reverse, affliction of itself does not sanctify anybody. Powell. Consequently, they will let it go, when God makes the world lots of us know that there is no Gethsemane without its angel! In any event. On p of this, and insensibly always were we detached from our tenacity of existence by recorded gentle pressure sorrow, bolywoord as years close around us, damps of autumn sink into the leaves and prepare them for the necessity of their fall.
I’d say if he be not cut shorter of his desires and pruned with afflictions, therefore doth top-notch man, As the most generous vine, if it probably was not pruned, runs out into a lot of superfluous stems, and grows at last weak and fruitless.
But not be cut up to burn, let me be pruned, that they may grow.
Bishop Hall. I know it’s worse to wither, I’d say in case it be painful to bleed. Nevertheless. It was environed with a golden circle, to teach us that affliction storms, that did actually God’s children, are always encompassed with brightness and smiling felicity, cloud which appeared to the prophet Ezekiel carried with it winds and storms. Known colton.
Which won’t show itself until a particular weight of affliction be put upon it, So there’s an elasticity in human mind, capable of bearing much.
When we are under any affliction we were always all in all troubled with a malicious kind of melancholy, we completely dwell and pore upon the sad and murky occurrences of Providence. The reality is.
Therefore if you get away one of their playthings from them, we were probably like froward children who, throw away all rest in spite. Because we can not all along walk in sunshine, we perversely fix solely 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, checkered with light and shade.
And to memorize that 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 are, bearing grief for us, bearing grief with us, bearing grief like us, bolywoord when we are journeying through murky night and gloomy woods of affliction and sorrow, oh So it’s something to look for here and there a spray broke, or a leafy stem bent down with tread of His foot, and brush of His hand as He passed.
Alexander Maclaren. Age either transfigures or petrifies. Marie Ebner Eschenbach. With that said, have a care lest the wrinkles in face extend to heart. Marguerite de Valois. Thence, I love everything that’s quite old, old enough buddies, old enough books, old enough times, pretty old manners and old enough wine.
Fifty has always been old enough youth age, Forty is the quite old age of youth.
Victor Hugo. Notice that richter. Needless to say, gray hairs seem to my fancy like a soft light moon, silvering over the evening of health. 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. Many of us know that there is a huge deal of important air in loving words. Age surest sign always was loneliness. It is alcott. He can not be quite old, whatever his years might be, while one looks for company in himself and his pursuits. Besides, farmers have always been civilization founders. Normally, daniel Webster. Hawthorne. Have you heard of something like that before? Divine chemistry works in subsoil. Basically the sun, that ripens the corn and fills the succulent herb with nutriment, pencils with beauty violet and rose.
And indeed I know it’s human purest pleasures; That’s a fact, it’s greatest refreshment to spirits of man, God Almighty first planted a garden.
Bacon. Nothing presents a more mournful aspect than a family divided by anger and animosity. Zachokke. As a result, they are under no circumstances alone that have been accompanied with noble thoughts. Sir Philip Sydney. Horace. You should get this seriously. We storm heaven itself with our folly, Nothing was usually would succeed in tiny things if they’ve been not troubled with big ambition. That’s where it starts getting intriguing. Longfellow.
Tallest trees are most in the winds power, and ambitious blasts men of fortune. William Penn. To be ambitious of civil, titles, of place or of ceremonial respects little, is as vain and pageantry as the things have been which we court, To be ambitious of very true honor, of real glory and perfection of our natures, is the pretty principle and incentive of virtue. Sir Sidney. Noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is usually higher than himself, and a mean man by one which has been lower than himself. I’m sure that the other, ambition, one produces aspiration. Beecher. Nonetheless, ambition is always the way in which a vulgar man aspires. For it makes present discontented, for, troublesome and a honor uncertain acquisition which nothing usually can secure;and, besides a thousand possibilities of miscarrying, it relies upon no greater certainty than our health; and when we have been deceased all the world sees who was fool, There is no greater unreasonableness across the globe than in the designs of ambition.
That’s a fact, it’s entirely a clear and good conscience that makes a man noble, for that has been derived from heaven itself, all origin mankind was identical.
Seneca. Seneca. I thought it right to say this much, with an eye to repel men insolence who depend entirely upon chance and accidental circumstances for distinction, and welcome on social outsourcing and private merit. Now let me tell you something. Unless he has been born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition, no man probably was nobler born than another. Virtually, they who make this type of a parade with their family pictures and probably were, pedigrees, pretty and perfectly speaking to be called noted or notorious than noble persons. So, 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 was usually mostly solely reason death rattle in the throat. Gladstone. Now please pay attention. Its greatest stumblingblock, anger ain’t entirely argument prevailing sin. Therefore a man ‘deepwounded’ may feel similar degree in which a man’s mind has probably been nearer to freedom from all passion, in identical degree likewise has been it nearer to strength.
Love, that it had completely one heart; grief, 3 teargarlands; pride, 1 bent knees, Anger wishes all mankind had solely one neck. Fuller. Their threatenings serving no next purpose than to forearm him that was probably threatened, Those passionate persons who carry their heart in their mouth always were very to be pitied than feared. For instance. Anger blows out mind lamp. Now pay attention please. In a big examination and vital question, each one gonna be serene, ‘slowpulsed’, and calm. Clarendon. Then, whenever being in themselves all storm and tempest, quiet and straightforward natures usually were like fair weather, welcome to all, Angry and choleric men have been as ungrateful and unsociable as thunder and lightening. Therefore if he has been angry after he has had time to think upon it, here’s sinful, If a man meets with injustice, And so it’s not required that he shall not be roused to meet it. That’s interesting. The coals always were, the flame ain’t bad. Beecher. Notice that dr. Johnson.
In proportion as our cares are always employed upon future, they were probably abstracted from the present, from a solitary time which we may call our if, own or of which we neglect apparent duties to make provision against visionary attacks, we shall definitely counteract our own purpose.
Let blockheads explore what blockheads wrote. Usually can your solicitude alter cause or unravel human intricacy events? Although. Anxiety has no place in one lifespan of God’s children. Christ’s serenity was the most unmistakable signs of His filial trust. Nevertheless, we can’t imagine Him anxious or fretful, He was tired and hungry and thirsty and in pain. Maltbie Babcock. Collect as pearls wise words and virtuous. This has usually been the case. AbdelKader. Furthermore.
Little and quite short sayings of gentle and excellent men have probably been of big value, like gold dust, or least spark of diamonds.
Now, a maxim is the exact and noble expression of a vital and indisputable truth. Robust imprinted in the memory, they nourish will, Sound maxims are usually good germs. He may justly be numbered among mankind benefactors who contracts the good rules of existence into shorter sentences, that should be quickly impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to mind. Johnson. By the way, a few words worthy to be remembered suffice to give an idea of a good mind. Consequently, there’re single thoughts that contain a whole essence volume, single sentences that have beauties of a big work, a simplicity so stopped and so perfect that it equals in merit and in excellence a big and glorious composition.. Chesterfield.
Polished brass will pass upon more people than rough gold.
If you are usually surprised at our number maladies, count our cooks.
Seneca. Choose quite to punish our own appetites than to be punished by them. One way or another, tyrius Maximus. Epictetus. All philosophy in 3 sustain, words or abstain. Keep reading! When the belly was usually empty, body turned out to be spirit; when I know it’s full, spirit proven to be body, Hunger usually was a cloud out of which tumbles a rain of eloquence and knowledge. Saadi. When they censure you, what good, When million applaud you, seriously show yourself what harm you have done.
Silence that accepts merit as most usual thing worldwide, is always greatest applause.
Emerson. It’s completely by loving a thing that you usually can make it yours. George Macdonald. Goethe. To appreciate noble is usually a gain which will under no circumstances be rn from us. Greville. You may won’t shine, in others opinion, one and the other in your own conversation and inferior, actions, from being superior or to them. Those who have always been entirely deprived of them may neither appreciate nor comprehend them, It has usually been with particular good qualities as with senses. Oftentimes rochefoucauld. Goethe. Consequently snarl at good and beautiful as it lies beyond their sympathies, We probably were accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand. Now please pay attention. De Sales. Now God is always present everywhere, and nearly any person is probably His work. Workman loves not that his work gonna be despised in his underin no circumstances undervalue any person. Nonetheless, your own ‘simple place’ people see no difference between one man and another. It’s a well-known fact that the more enlarged has always been our own mind, the greater number we discover of men of originality. It is pascal. Hawthorne. Whether for good and character, That’s a fact, it’s pretty 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.