My dear Readers.
And I have gone back to these through the years for newest inspiration, as we study book I typed ones that uched my mind and heart.
I would like to share these with you, with comments they made on a couple of them. Compiled by Charles Noel Douglas, 1940, 14 or Blue Ribbon Books West 49th Street, NYC,, lots of years ago I study Prose, a book, FORTY THOUSAND QUOTATIONS and Poetical. Angels could do no more, Who does better his circumstances acts, helps or Does well nobly. Green. Quarles. Virtually, enough is a feast, Too much has been vanity. Terence. With that said, abundance rethinking things value. What we feel lucky about, constitutes our abundance, not what we have. PetitSenn. Basically. That’s interesting. Good abundance of riches can’t be gathered and kept by any man without sin. Consequently, view we make of these things as insulting, that I know it’s not he who gives abuse or blows who affronts.
Epictetus. When assured that it’s your personal opinion which provokes you. There’re no accidents so unfortunate from which skillful men won’t draw some advantage, nor so fortunate that foolish men shall not turn them to their hurt. La Rochefoucauld. Moral conduct includes nearly any thing in which men were usually active and for which they probably were accountable. For all these things they are accountable to God, They have been active in their desires, their intentions and also in almost any thing they say and do of choice. In general. Virgil. We can not do all things. Greenough. Activity is probably function presence, -character was usually record of function. Sir Sidney. Needless to say, that in all miseries lamenting proven to be fools, and action wise folk. Have you heard of something like this before? Whittier.
Time for words has passed, and deeds alone suffice, Speak out in acts.
Tis human actions paint time chart.
Montgomery. Now look, a big mind usually was a decent sailor, as a big heart is. Emerson. Act well at the moment, and you have performed a decent action to all eternity. Lavater. Oftentimes I have often thought men actions better interpreters of their thoughts. Locke. Colton. Known act with decision, deliberate with caution. Merely think for a moment. Carlyle. To do what lies of course at hand, our grand business undoubtedly is, not to see what lies dimly at a distance. A well-famous fact that always was. Adam Clarke. I have lived to understand that happiness secret is under no circumstances to allow our own energies to stagnate.
Almost any action of our lives uches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. Chapin. Rousseau. To do noble and real 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. Show him doing way that, dullest daydrudge kindles into a hero. It is carlyle. To live ain’t merely to breathe. Let me tell you something. Magoon. So, So it’s still better to adopt Cromwell’s procedure, and make the iron rather warm by striking, It is good policy to strike while the iron was always warm. He is probably a lot greater who usually can raise and rule it, the ‘master spirit’ who will rule the storm usually was big. Longfellow. What we need has been celestial fire to consider improving the flint into transparent clear, crystal and in addition bright, All action means the shapeless masses, the materials lie everywhere about us. Time’s best gift to us was usually serenity.
Stagnation is something worse than death.
Accordingly the storm is usually a lot better than the calm, as it declares a living presence principle. Notice that it’s corruption in addition. Besides. Notice, better that we should err in action than wholly refuse to perform. Goethe. Let me tell you something. Of what actually is incorrect we have been usually robust, noone sees what he has been doing while he has been acting rightly. It is and that law was amongst the most pregnant of all truths about Force mystery, amid 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 have probably been usually equal to ourselves. Now please pay attention. Phillips Brooks. On p of this, whenever having succeeded and dares not present a thanksgiving, that action isn’t warrantable which either blushes to beg a blessing.
Amid the most mercenary ages it’s but a secondary sort of admiration that probably was bestowed upon magnificence. Whatever has been admirable happened to be more admirable, That which astonishes, astonishes once. Joubert. With that said, 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. Properly like Lord Jesus, the Spirit and bride say.’ come. Richard Baxter. So that they may see His kingdom come! Basically, if we were but sure that we should live to see the Lord coming, it should 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 gets men into deep waters, not to drown them. Aughey. Washington Irving.
Good minds rise above them, Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes.
Brightest crowns that have probably been worn in heaven been 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 in no circumstances think it required, in any kind of distress, to have recourse to human consolations. Thomas a Kempis. Hemans. Now let me ask you something. Must not earth be rent before her gems are looked for? Mrs. Considering above said. Beecher.
I know 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 the concert pitch. Men think God has been destroying them as long as he is tuning them. Storms purify the atmosphere. Beecher. Ok, and now one of the most vital parts. Colton. Accordingly the purest ore has been produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt has always been elicited from the darkest storm. Times of good calamity and confusion have ever been greatest productive minds. Begin nothing without considering what the end can be. Lady Montague. Goldsmith. Known it had been well observed that few have been better qualified to give others advice than those who have taken it least themselves. They are always like hammers which were probably often repulsed by the anvil, Harsh counsels have no effect. You should make it into account. Helvetius. With all that said… Richter. Seriously. Even when it be well founded, a man requires contradiction and advice a big deal more effortlessly than people think, mostly he shan’t bear it when violently given.
They remain open to softly falling dew, but shut up in rain violent downpour, hearts are always flowers.
Nobody was ever the better for advice.
Lord Shaftesbury. On p of that, affection has usually been powerful in its gentleness, Love is strong in its passion. Essentially. With all that said… Ellen Howarth. All in all, I may not to world impart/ its secret power,/treasured in my inmost heart/they keep my faded flower. Hawthorne. Anyways, caresses, expressions of one sort or another, have always been needed to the affections health as leaves were probably to existence of a tree. You will find some more information about this stuff here. Matthew Henry. I’d say in case they have been wholly restrained love will die at roots. Sanctified afflictions usually were spiritual promotions. That said, laurence Sterne.
It will usually dignify and alleviate, misfortune, patience can not remove.
Accordingly a beloved loss connection awakens an interest in heaven before unfelt. Carlyle., the eternal stars shine out as long as Undoubtedly it’s murky enough. Sanctified cross is a fruitful tree, Grace will ever speak for itself and be fruitful in ‘well doing’. Rutherford. One way or another, not in sanctifying afflictions, I actually turst in sanctified afflictions. Besides, the reverse, affliction of itself does not sanctify anybody. This is where it starts getting virtually interesting. Spurgeon. Powell., they will let it go, when God makes the world there’s no Gethsemane without its angel! Binney. That’s interesting right? Rev. Let me tell you something. Landor.
Basically insensibly are always we detached from our tenacity of health by recorded gentle pressure sorrow, bolywoord as years close around us, the damps of autumn sink into the leaves and prepare them for the necessity of their fall.
If he be not cut shorter of his desires and pruned with afflictions, thus doth top-notch man, As most generous vine, if it was usually not pruned, runs out into plenty of superfluous stems, and grows at last weak and fruitless.
But not be cut up to burn, let me be pruned, that we may grow. And so it’s worse to wither, if it be painful to bleed. Bishop Hall. Caussin. Now regarding aforementioned fact… It was environed with a golden circle, to teach us that affliction storms, that actually did God’s children, are always encompassed with brightness and smiling felicity, the cloud which appeared to prophet Ezekiel carried with it winds and storms.
Which shall not show itself until a peculiar weight of affliction be put upon it, there’s an elasticity in the human mind, capable of bearing much. Colton. Because we can not 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 always like a walk under a row of shade, checkered with light or trees. When we are under any affliction we are always usually troubled with a malicious kind of melancholy, we usually dwell and pore upon sad and obscure occurrences of Providence. The reality is. Bishop Hopkins. I’d say if you make away one of their playthings from them, we probably were like froward children who, throw away all the rest in spite. Of course and to recall 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 were usually, bearing grief for us, bearing grief with us, bearing grief like us, bolywoord when we have always been journeying through murky night and the dim woods of affliction and sorrow, oh Surely it’s something to search for here and there a spray broke, or a leafy stem bent down with tread of His foot, and the brush of His hand as He passed.
Age either transfigures or petrifies.
Marie EbnerEschenbach. Although, marguerite de Valois. That’s right! Have a care lest wrinkles in the face extend to heart. Besides. I love everything that’s pretty old manners, old enough, old enough books, quite old chums, old enough and even rather old times wine. Victor Hugo. Now look. Fifty is quite old youth age, Forty always was old enough age of youth. Gray hairs seem to my fancy like a soft light moon, silvering over the evening of existence. Richter. Plenty of information could be looked with success for on web. Longfellow. 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. Landor. Most of us are aware that there is an immense deal of crucial air in loving words. Generally, he can’t be old enough, whatever his years can be, while one looks for company in himself and his pursuits. Age surest sign has always been loneliness. Alcott. I’m sure that the farmers have been civilization founders.
By the way, the divine chemistry works in the subsoil. And therefore the sun, that ripens the corn and fills succulent herb with nutriment, basically pencils with beauty violet and the rose. Abbott. Indeed it’s human purest pleasures; I know it’s the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, God Almighty first planted a garden. All in all. Nothing presents a more mournful aspect than a family divided by anger and animosity. Zachokke. They have been under no circumstances alone that usually were accompanied with noble thoughts. Consequently, sir Philip Sydney. We storm heaven itself with our folly, Nothing has always been would succeed in short things if they’ve been not troubled with good ambition. William Penn. For instance, tallest trees are most in the winds power, and ambitious blasts men of fortune. As a result, sir Sidney. To be ambitious of place, titles, of ceremonial respects and civil pageantry, is always as vain and little as things were always which we court, To be ambitious of real honor, of real glory and perfection of our natures, has usually been pretty principle and incentive of virtue. Ambition usually was the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
ambition, one produces aspiration.
Actually a noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which has been higher than himself, and a mean man by one which is usually lower than himself. Jeremy Taylor. Finally, for it makes the present discontented, troublesome or for a honor uncertain acquisition which nothing may secure;and, besides a thousand possibilities of miscarrying, it relies upon no greater certainty than our essence; and when we are deathlike all the world sees who was fool, There is probably no greater unreasonableness across the globe than in designs of ambition.
And so it’s completely a clear and good conscience that makes a man noble, for that has been derived from heaven itself, all origin mankind was identical. Seneca. 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 individual merit. Unless he is born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition, no man is nobler born than another. They who make this kind of a parade with their family pictures and perfectly speaking, are, very besides pedigrees to be called noted or notorious than noble persons. Seneca. Men in rage strike those that wish them best. Oftentimes shakespeare. Keep reading! Richardson. On p of that, people hardly ever do anything in anger, of which they do not repent. A well-prominent fact that is. Violence in the voice was always mostly solely reason deathrattle in throat.
Its greatest ‘stumblingblock’, anger ain’t mostly argument prevailing sin. George Eliot. Considering above said. Actually a man ‘deep wounded’ may feel very similar degree in which a man’s mind has been nearer to freedom from all passion, in identical degree likewise was probably it nearer to strength. Love, that it had mostly one heart; grief, 1 teargarlands; pride, 3 bent knees, Anger wishes all mankind had solely one neck. Simply think for a moment. Richter. Their threatenings serving no other purpose than to forearm him that was usually threatened, Those passionate persons who carry their heart in their mouth have probably been pretty to be pitied than feared. Fuller. In a good examination and vital question, every one may be serene, slow pulsed, and calm.
Ingersoll. Anger blows out mind lamp. While being in themselves all storm and tempest, quiet and straightforward natures are like fair weather, welcome to all, Angry and choleric men are usually as ungrateful and unsociable as thunder and lightening. Clarendon. So if he is always angry after he has had time to think upon it, I’m pretty sure, that’s sinful, If a man meets with injustice, it’s not required that he shall not be roused to meet it. Actually the coals are, the flame ain’t incorrect. Loads of info will be looked for effortlessly by going online. Beecher. Johnson. In proportion as our cares have probably been employed upon the future, they probably were abstracted from the present, from the main time which we usually can call our own, of which and if we neglect the apparent duties to make provision against visionary attacks, we shall surely counteract our own purpose.
Let blockheads study what blockheads wrote. May your own solicitude alter cause or unravel human intricacy events? Of course blair. Anxiety has no place in one lifespan of God’s children. We can’t imagine Him anxious or fretful, He was tired and hungry and thirsty and in pain. Maltbie Babcock. Keep reading! Christ’s serenity was among the most unmistakable signs of His filial trust. AbdelKader. Collect as pearls the wise words and virtuous. Thus, little and shorter sayings of pretty nice and excellent men are of good value, like gold dust, or the least spark of diamonds. Tillotson. However. Besides, a maxim is the exact and noble expression of a crucial and indisputable truth. Robust imprinted in the memory, they nourish the will, Sound maxims are good germs. You should get this seriously. He may justly be numbered among mankind benefactors who contracts big rules of existence into quite short sentences, that should be readily impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to the mind.
For the most part there’re single thoughts that contain a whole essence volume, single sentences that have the beauties of a vast work, a simplicity so completed and so perfect that it equals in merit and in excellence a great and glorious composition.
So a few words worthy to be remembered suffice to give an idea of a big mind. Joubert. Write chesterfield. Furthermore. I’d say in case you always were surprised at our number maladies, count our cooks. Tyrius Maximus. Furthermore, choose pretty to punish your own appetites than to be punished by them. Oftentimes epictetus.
All philosophy in 2 sustain, abstain and even words.
When the belly is probably empty, the body turned out to be spirit; when That’s a fact, it’s full, the spirit turned out to be body, Hunger is a cloud out of which drops a rain of eloquence and knowledge. When they censure you, what good, When million applaud you, seriously demonstrate yourself what harm you have done. Colton. As a result, the silence that accepts merit as most real thing on earth, is usually largest applause. Emerson. George Macdonald. And so it’s usually by loving a thing that you may make it yours. To appreciate the noble has usually been a gain which may in no circumstances be rn from us. As a result. You may struggle to shine, in others opinion, one and the other in our conversation and actions, from being superior and inferior to them. Greville. Those who are entirely deprived of them usually can neither appreciate nor comprehend them, It usually was with particular good qualities as with senses. Rochefoucauld. Essentially, and snarl at good and beautiful since it lies beyond their sympathies, We are accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand.
We must in no circumstances undervalue any person.
Workman loves not that his work could be despised in his presence. De Sales. Now God has been present everywhere, and almost any person has always been His work. It is more enlarged has probably been our own mind, greater number we discover of men of originality. It’s a well pascal. Virtually, your own elementary place people see no difference betwixt one man and another. It’s a well hawthorne. And so it’s quite singular how a fact man’s death mostly seems to give people a truer idea of his evil, character and also whether for good, than they have ever possessed while he was living and acting among them.