7 October 2016 - WORTHWHILE QUOTES




WORTHWHILE QUOTES

G'day folks,

Here are some more quotes from notable folks.


You are never alone or helpless. The force that guides the stars guides you too. 

~Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar


All things by immortal power,
Near or far,
Hiddenly
To each other are link├Ęd are,
That thou canst not stir a flower
Without troubling of a star...
 
~Francis Thompson (1859–1907), "The Mistress of Vision," c.1897


The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice that which we are for what we could become.

 ~Charles Du Bos, Approximations, 1922, translated from French


The happiest people don’t worry too much about whether life is fair or not, they just get on with it.

 ~Andrew Matthews


Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. 

~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


Be loyal to what you love, be true to the earth, fight your enemies with passion and laughter. 

~Edward Abbey

B hopeful, B happy, B cheerful, B kind,
B busy of body, B modest of mind,
B earnest, B truthful, B firm and B fair...
B watchful, B ready, B open, B frank,
B manly to all men, whatever B their rank;
B just and B generous, B honest, B wise...
B temperate, B steadfast, to anger B slow.
B thoughtful, B thankful, whate'er may B tide...
B pleasant, B patient, B fervent to all,
B best if you can, but B humble withal.
B prompt and B dutiful, still B polite;
B reverent, B quiet, and B sure and B right...
B grateful, B cautious of those who B tray.
B tender, B loving, B good and B nign,
B loved thou shalt B, and all else B thine.
 

~"A Swarm of Bees," The British Bee Journal, and Bee Keeper's Adviser, 1882 February 1st
 

 
There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day. 

~Alexander Woollcott


If you keep rephrasing the question, it gradually becomes the answer. 

~Robert Brault,

[T]ime you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. 

~Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married, 1912 


Clancy's comment: I liked the B one. Very  clever.

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