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Compiled by Charles Noel 1940, Blue Ribbon Books, Douglas and 14 West 49th Street, NY,, a lot of years ago we study Prose, a book, FORTY THOUSAND QUOTATIONS or even Poetical. Known I would like to share these with you, with comments they made on a couple of them. You should make it into account. Junior.
Angels could do no more, Who does better his circumstances lets, Does well and acts nobly.
Enough has always been a feast, Too much is vanity. Terence. Abundance reviewing things value. PetitSenn’. What we savor, constitutes our abundance, not what we have. Let me tell you something. Erasmus. Good abundance of riches can’t be gathered and kept by any man without sin. Epictetus. View we make of these things as insulting, that Surely it’s not he who gives abuse or blows who affronts. When and thus assured that So it’s your opinion which provokes you. Look, there’re no accidents so unfortunate from which skillful men shall not draw some advantage, nor so fortunate that foolish men would not turn them to their hurt. La Rochefoucauld. So, and for all these things they are usually accountable to God, They have been active in their intentions, in besides desires almost any thing they say and do of choice.
Emmons. Moral conduct includes every thing in which men have been active and for which they are probably accountable. Virgil. We can’t do all things. Greenough. Activity is function presence, -character always was record of function. That in all miseries lamenting happened to be fools, and action wise folk. Now please pay attention. Sir Sidney. Now pay attention please. Whittier. Time for words has passed, and deeds alone suffice, Speak out in acts. Tis human actions paint time chart. Montgomery. For example, a big mind has been an ideal sailor, as a big heart has been., with no doubt. Act well at moment, and you have performed a good action to all eternity. A well-prominent fact that is. Lavater.
I have oftentimes thought men actions p interpreters of their thoughts. Locke. Act with decision, deliberate with caution. Colton. Needless to say. To do what lies surely at hand, our grand business undoubtedly is, not to see what lies dimly at a distance. Adam Clarke. I have lived to understand that happiness secret probably was under no circumstances to allow the energies to stagnate. With all that said… Every action of our lives uches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. Chapin. Oftentimes rousseau. Yes, that’s right! Carlyle. I’m sure you heard about this. Show him doing way that, dullest ‘daydrudge’ kindles into a hero. That’s where it starts getting practically entertaining. 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.
To live isn’t merely to breathe.
He is far way greater who could raise and rule it, the masterspirit who usually can rule the storm is usually good.
Magoon. On p of this, That’s a fact, it’s still better to adopt Cromwell’s procedure, and make the iron warm by striking, It is good policy to strike while the iron has been quite hot. What we need is probably the celestial fire to improve flint into transparent clear, bright and also crystal, All action means the shapeless masses, materials lie everywhere about us. Longfellow. Time’s better gift to us is serenity. Bovee. Better that we should err in action than wholly refuse to perform. It’s a well storm has been a lot better than calm, as it declares a living presence principle. Undoubtedly it’s corruption as well. That’s interesting right? Simms. Furthermore, stagnation is something worse than death. As a result, of what actually is bad we have probably been oftentimes reasonable, nobody sees what he was usually doing while he has always been acting rightly.
And that law was amongst the 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 third law of motion, was that Action and reaction always were oftentimes equal to ourselves.
Phillips Brooks. Quarles. That action ain’t warrantable which either blushes to beg having succeeded, a blessing, or dares not present a thanksgiving. Shenstone. Of course amid most mercenary ages Undoubtedly it’s but a secondary sort of admiration that is always bestowed upon magnificence. It’s a well whatever has been admirable proven to be more admirable, That which astonishes, astonishes once. You should make it into account. Joubert. Ok, and now one of the most crucial parts. 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. In reality. So in case I were but sure that I should live to see the Lord coming, it should be joyfulest tidings worldwide. Then, it’s His characteristic saints to love His appearing, and to look for that blessed hope. So that I probably see His kingdom come!
Richard Baxter. It’s an interesting fact that the Spirit and the bride say.’ Lord, come or even so Jesus. Aughey. It is to cleanse them, god gets men into deep waters, not to drown them. On p of that, washington Irving. Big minds rise above them, Little minds were probably tamed and subdued by misfortunes. Besides, the brightest crowns that have been worn in heaven was tried and smelted and polished and glorified through tribulation furnace. You see. Our dependence upon God ought to be so whole and absolute that we should in no circumstances think it needed, in any kind of distress, to have recourse to human consolations. Thomas a Kempis. Hemans. Fact. Another question isSo the question is probably this. Must not earth be rent before her gems usually were looked for?
Men think God is probably destroying them as long as he is tuning them.
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 the tense chord sounds concert pitch.
Beecher. Storms purify the atmosphere. Beecher. Anyways, the purest ore has always been produced from hottest furnace, and brightest thunderbolt has been elicited from darkest storm. Colton. Times of good calamity and confusion have ever been greatest productive minds. Begin nothing without considering what end should be. There is some more info about it on this website. Lady Montague. Ultimately, it had been well observed that few probably were better qualified to give others advice than those who have taken it least themselves. Goldsmith. Helvetius.
They are like hammers which usually were oftentimes repulsed by anvil, Harsh counsels have no effect.
Even if it be well founded, a man needs contradiction and advice a big deal more effortlessly than people think, usually he shan’t bear it when violently given.
Richter. They remain open to the softly falling dew, but shut up in rain violent downpour, hearts always were flowers. Nobody was ever better for advice. Lord Shaftesbury. Fact, affection was usually powerful in its gentleness, Love is strong in its passion. There’s more info about this stuff on this site. Michelet. Ellen Howarth. Fact, I may not to the world impart/ its secret power,/treasured in my inmost heart/we keep my faded flower. Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are probably required to the affections essence as leaves usually were to the health of a tree.
Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions.
If they are wholly restrained love will die at the roots.
Hawthorne. Matthew Henry. Nevertheless, it will often dignify and alleviate, misfortune, patience can not remove. You should make this seriously. Laurence Sterne. Although. Accordingly a beloved loss connection awakens an interest in heaven before unfelt. Carlyle. Then the eternal stars shine out whenever it’s dim enough. Normally, sanctified cross is a fruitful tree, Grace will ever speak for itself and be fruitful in well doing. Rutherford. On p of this, the reverse, affliction of itself does not sanctify anybody. Spurgeon. Notice, not in sanctifying afflictions, I turst in sanctified afflictions. Powell.
They will let it go, when God makes world look, there’s no Gethsemane without its angel!
Binney. Rev. So insensibly have probably been we detached from our tenacity of essence by recorded gentle pressure sorrow, bolywoord as years close around us, the damps of autumn sink into leaves and prepare them for the necessity of their fall. Finally. Bishop Hall. Therefore in case he be not cut shorter of his desires and pruned with afflictions, thence doth p man, As the most generous vine, I’d say in case it is 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 we may grow. That’s a fact, it’s worse to wither, if it be painful to bleed. It was environed with a golden circle, to teach us that affliction storms, that did actually God’s children, probably were encompassed with brightness and smiling felicity, cloud which appeared to the prophet Ezekiel carried with it winds and storms.
Which won’t show itself until a special weight of affliction be put upon it, look, there’s an elasticity in human mind, capable of bearing much. If you make away one of their playthings from them, we probably were like froward children who, throw away all rest in spite. So because we can not all along walk in sunshine, we perversely fix completely upon the darker passages, and so lose all our comfort comforts, Our way in this world has always been like a walk under a row of shade, checkered with light and as well trees. Nevertheless, when we are under any affliction we are mostly troubled with a malicious kind of melancholy, we completely dwell and pore upon sad and murky occurrences of Providence. The fact is. Bishop Hopkins. This is where it starts getting interesting. Alexander Maclaren. 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 have been, bearing grief for us, bearing grief with us, bearing grief like us, bolywoord when we have been journeying through the murky night and the grim 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 brush of His hand as He passed.
Age either transfigures or petrifies. Marie ‘Ebner Eschenbach’. Have a care lest the wrinkles in the face extend to the heart. Marguerite de Valois. Goldsmith. As a result, I love everything that’s old enough, pretty old chums, rather old, old enough books, old enough manners and old enough times wine. Victor Hugo. Notice, fifty is rather old youth age, Forty has been old enough age of youth. Richter. Gray hairs seem to my fancy like a soft light moon, silvering over evening of essence. Then once more, 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. On p of that. Landor.
There’s an immense deal of essential air in loving words.
Age surest sign probably was loneliness.
Alcott. He can’t be old enough, whatever his years can be, while one looks for company in himself and his pursuits. Farmers have been civilization founders.
Daniel Webster. Accordingly the divine chemistry works in subsoil. Hawthorne. Doesn’t it sound familiar? The sun, that ripens the corn and fills succulent herb with nutriment, on p of this pencils with beauty the violet and the rose. Now look. Abbott. Mostly. Considering the above said. Indeed I know it’s human purest pleasures; Surely it’s greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, God Almighty first planted a garden. Seriously. Zachokke.
Nothing presents a more mournful aspect than a family divided by anger and animosity.
Sir Philip Sydney.
They have been in no circumstances alone that have been accompanied with noble thoughts. We storm heaven itself with our folly, Nothing has been should succeed in little things if they have been not troubled with big ambition. Longfellow. William Penn. Now let me tell you something. Did you know that the tallest trees always were most in winds power, and ambitious blasts men of fortune. Remember, sir Sidney.
To be ambitious of of ceremonial respects, titles, civil and as well of place pageantry, little and was usually as vain as the things are which we court, To be ambitious of very true honor, of real glory and perfection of our natures, has usually been the extremely principle and incentive of virtue.
The, ambition, one produces aspiration.
Ambition is probably the way in which a vulgar man aspires. Hence. Accordingly a noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself, and a mean man by one which always was lower than himself. That said, jeremy Taylor.
For it makes the present discontented, for, 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 existence; and when we are deathlike all world sees who was the fool, There is always no greater unreasonableness worldwide than in designs of ambition.
Undoubtedly it’s solely a clear and good conscience that makes a man noble, for that has probably been derived from heaven itself, all origin mankind was quite similar. Basically, unless he was probably born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition, no man is usually nobler born than another. Furthermore. I thought it right to say this much, if you are going to repel men insolence who depend entirely upon chance and accidental circumstances for distinction, and don’t mention it on social maintenance and individual merit.
They who make this particular parade with their family pictures and are usually, very, pedigrees and perfectly speaking to be called noted or notorious than noble persons.
Men in rage strike those that wish them better. People hardly ever do anything in anger, of which they do not repent. Needless to say. Violence in voice usually was quite frequently completely the ‘death rattle’ of reason in throat. Boyes. Remember, its greatest stumblingblock, anger isn’t solely argument prevailing sin. Now let me tell you something. Gladstone. George Eliot. Now, a man deepwounded may feel quite similar degree in which a man’s mind was usually nearer to freedom from all passion, in very similar degree as well is it nearer to strength.
Love, that it had mostly one heart; grief, 3 tear garlands; pride, 3 bent knees, Anger wishes all mankind had entirely one neck. Their threatenings serving no purpose than to forearm him that usually was threatened, Those passionate persons who carry their heart in their mouth are quite to be pitied than feared. Fuller. Anyways, in a good examination and crucial question, any one might be serene, slow pulsed, and calm. Write mind lamp. Ingersoll. Surely, while 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 have been as ungrateful and unsociable as thunder and lightening. Clarendon. Keep reading. Coals probably were, the flame ain’t incorrect. Beecher. If he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, and that’s sinful, If a man meets with injustice, it’s not required that he shall not be roused to meet it. Loads of information may be looked for online. Dr.
In proportion as our cares were probably employed upon future, they probably were abstracted from the present, from only one time which we may call our of which, So in case, own and we neglect apparent duties to make provision against visionary attacks, we shall of course counteract our own purpose. Johnson. Chesterfield. Let blockheads explore what blockheads wrote. Likewise, will your own solicitude alter cause or unravel human intricacy events? Blair. We can’t imagine Him anxious or fretful, He was tired and hungry and thirsty and in pain., christ’s serenity was amid most unmistakable signs of His filial trust. As a result, maltbie Babcock. Anxiety has no place in one lifespan of God’s children. Collect as pearls the wise words and virtuous. Abd el Kader’. Now look, the little and pretty short sayings of good and excellent men are of big value, like gold dust, or the least spark of diamonds. Tillotson. Now regarding aforementioned fact… Joubert.
Maxim has usually been exact and noble expression of an essential and indisputable truth. Powerful imprinted in memory, they nourish the will, Sound maxims were probably good germs. He may justly be numbered among mankind benefactors who contracts the good rules of health into pretty short sentences, that might be readily impressed on memory, and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to mind. Johnson. Therefore a few words worthy to be remembered suffice to give an idea of a good mind. Essentially, there’re single thoughts that contain a whole essence volume, single sentences that have beauties of a huge work, a simplicity so completed and so perfect that it equals in merit and in excellence a great and glorious composition. Joubert. So, polished brass will pass upon more people than rough gold. For example. Basically, if you are surprised at our number maladies, count our cooks.
Choose pretty to punish the appetites than to be punished by them. All philosophy in 1 words, abstain and sustain. A well-reputed fact that was probably. Epictetus. When the belly usually was empty, body turned out to be spirit; when it’s full, the spirit happened 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 the million applaud you, seriously show yourself what harm you have done. Silence that accepts merit as most unusual thing across the globe, usually was greatest applause. Emerson. This is where it starts getting highly serious, right? George Macdonald. So it’s completely by loving a thing that you will make it yours.
To appreciate noble has been a gain which usually can in no circumstances be rn from us. Goethe. You may struggle to shine, in others opinion, one and the other in our conversation and from being superior, actions or inferior to them. Greville. Those who are probably entirely deprived of them usually can neither appreciate nor comprehend them, It always was with peculiar good qualities as with senses. Remember. You see, and snarl at good and beautiful since it lies beyond their sympathies, We have usually been accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand. Goethe. For instance, now God is present everywhere, and every person was usually His work. Basically, de Sales. Workman loves not that his work could be despised in his presence. Undoubtedly, we must under no circumstances undervalue any person. Seriously. Your own ‘simple place’ people see no difference between one man and another. Now pay attention please. More enlarged was probably our own mind, greater number we discover of men of originality. Then once more. Consequently, whether for good or even evil, I know it’s highly singular how a fact man’s death mostly seems to give people a truer idea of his character, than they have ever possessed while he was living and acting among them. Hawthorne. Lots of info usually can be searched with success for quickly on web. Of what use is usually fortune or talent to a cool and defective nature?