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Quote Left What though the radiance which was once so bright Be not forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower; Grief not, rather find, Strength in what remains behind, In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be, In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of Human suffering, In the faith that looks through death In years that bring philophic mind. Quote Right
Quote Left Her eyes beginning to water, she went on, So I would like you all to make me a promise. From now on, on your way to school, or on your way home, find something beautiful to notice. It doesn't have to be something you see it could be a scent - perhaps of freshly baked bread wafting out of someone's house, or it could be the sound of the breeze slightly rustling the leaves in the trees, or the way the morning light catches the autumn leaf as it falls gently to the ground. Please look for these things, and cherish them. For, although it may sound trite to some, these things are the stuff of life. The little things we are put here on earth to enjoy. The things we often take for granted. We must make it important to notice them, for at any time...it can all be taken away. The class was completely quiet. We all picked up our books and filed out of the room silently. That afternoon, I noticed more things on my way home from school than I had that whole semester. Every once in a while, I think of that teacher and remember what an impression she made on all of us, and I try to appreciate all of those things that sometimes we all overlook. Take notice of something special you see on your lunch hour today. Go barefoot. Or walk on the beach at sunset. Stop off on the way home tonight to get a double-dip ice cream cone. For as we get older, it is not the things we did that we often regret, but the things we didn't do. Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Quote Right
Quote Left Fair flower, that dost so comely grow, Hid in this silent, dull retreat, Untouched thy honied blossoms blow, Unseen thy little branches greet; ...No roving foot shall crush thee here, ...No busy hand provoke a tear. By Nature's self in white arrayed, She bade thee shun the vulgar eye, And planted here the gaurdian shade, And sent soft waters murmuring by; ...Thus quietly thy summer goes, ...Thy days declinging to repose. Smit with those charms, that must decay, I grieve to see your future doom; They died--nor were those flowers more gay, The flowers that did in Eden bloom; ...Unpitying frosts, and Autumn's power ...Shall leave no vestige of this flower. From morning suns and evenign dews At first thy little being came: If nothing once, you nothing lose, For when you die you are the same; ...The space between, is but an hour, ...The frail duration of a flower. Quote Right
Quote Left Do not all charms fly at the mere touch of cold philosophy? There was an awful rainbow once in heaven: we know her woof, her texture; she is given in the dull catalogue of common things. Philosophy will clip an angel's wings, conquer all mysteries by rule and line, empty the haunted air, and gnome mine unweave a rainbow. Quote Right
Quote Left What though the radiance which was once so bright Be not forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower Strength in what remains behind, In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be, In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of Human suffering, In the faith that looks through death In years that bring philophic mind. Quote Right
Quote Left I broke something today, and I realized I should break something once a week...to remind me how fragile life is. Quote Right
Quote Left And I, Mr. Knightley, am equally stout in my confidence of its not doing them any harm. With all dear Emma's little faults, she is an excellent creature. Where shall we see a better daughter, or a kinder sister, or a truer friend? No, no; she has qualities which may be trusted; she will never lead any one really wrong; she will make no lasting blunder; where Emma errs once, she is in the right a hundred times. Quote Right
Quote Left Our dead brothers still live for us and bid us think of life, not death -- of life to which in their youth they lent the passion and glory of Spring. As I listen, the great chorus of life and joy begins again, and amid the awful orchestra of seen and unseen powers and destinies of good and evil, our trumpets, sound once more a note of daring, hope, and will. Quote Right
Quote Left Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Turn the old; return to them. Things do not change; we change. The very simplicity and nakedness of man's life in the primitive ages imply this advantage, at least, that they left him still but a sojourner in nature. To be awake is to be alive. Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. Every man is a builder of a temple, called his body, to the god he worships, after a style purely his own, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead. We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones. Any nobleness begins at once to refine a man's features, any meanness or sensuality to imbrute them. Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. Quote Right
Quote Left The right to discuss freely and openly, by speech, by the pen, by the press, all political questions, and to examine and animadvert (speak out) upon all political institutions, is a right so clear and certain, so interwoven with our other liberties, so necessary, in fact to their existence, that without it we must fall at once into depression or anarchy. To say that he who holds unpopular opinions must hold them at the peril of his life, and that, if he expresses them in public, he has only himself to blame if they who disagree with him should rise and put him to death, is to strike at all rights, all liberties, all protection of the laws, and to justify and extenuate all crimes. Quote Right
Quote Left Once on a yellow piece of paper with green lines he wrote a poem And he called if 'Chops' because that was the name of his dog And that's what it was all about And his teacher gave him an A and a gold star And his mother hung it on the kitchen door and read it to his aunts That was the year Father Tracy took all the kids to the zoo And he let them sing on the bus And his little sister was born with tiny toenails and no hair And his mother and father kissed a lot And the girl around the corner sent him a Valentine signed with a row of X's and he had to ask his father what the X's meant And his father always tucked him in bed at night And was always there to do it Once on a piece of white paper with blue lines he wrote a poem And he called it 'Autumn' because that was the name of the season And that's what it was all about And his teacher gave him an A and asked him to write more clearly And his mother never hung it on the kitchen door because of its new paint And the kids told him Father Tracy smoked cigars And left butts on the pews And sometimes they would burn holes That was the year his sister got glasses with thick lenses and black frames And the girl around the corner laughed when he asked her to go see Santa Claus And the kids told him why his mother and father kissed a lot And his father never tucked him in bed at night And his father got mad when he cried for him to do it Once on a paper torn from his notebook he wrote a poem And he called it 'Innocence: A Question' because that was the question about his girl And that's what it was all about And his professor gave him an A and a strange steady look And his mother never hung it on the kitchen door because he never showed her That was the year Father Tracy died And he forgot how the end of the Apostle's Creed went And he caught his sister making out on the back porch And his mother and father never kissed or even talked And the girl around the corner wore too much makeup That made him cough when he kissed her but he kissed her anyway because that was the thing to do And at three A.M. he tucked himself into bed his father snoring soundly That's why on the back of a brown paper bag he tried another poem And he called it 'Absolutely Nothing' Because that's what it was really all about And he gave himself an A and a slash on each damned wrist And he hung it on the bathroom door because this time he didn't think he could reach the kitchen Quote Right
Quote Left If someone betrays you once, it’s their fault; if they betray you twice, it’s your fault. Quote Right
Quote Left Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony. The sublime idea men have of the universe would collapse with dizzying speed. The order which we find in nature, and which is only an effect of art, would at once vanish. Everything would break up in chaos. There would be no seasons, no civilization, no thought, no humanity; even life would give way, and the impotent void would reign everywhere. Quote Right
Quote Left I never thought that heav'n would lose its blue And sullen storm-clouds mask the gentle sky; I never thought the rose's velvet hue Would pale and sicken, though we said good-by. I never dreamed the lark would hush its note As day succeeded ever-drearier day, Nor knew the song that swelled the robin's throat Would fade to silence, when you went away. I never knew the sun's irradiant beams Upon the brooding earth no more would shine, Nor thought that only in my mocking dreams Would happiness that once I knew be mine. I never thought the slim moon, mournfully, Would shroud her pallid self in murky night. Dear heart, I never thought these things would be- I never thought they would, and I was right. Quote Right
Quote Left Today we all speak, if not the same tongue, the same universal language. There is no one center, and time has lost its former coherence: East and West, yesterday and tomorrow exist as a confused jumble in each one of us. Different times and different spaces are combined in a here and now that is everywhere at once. Quote Right
Quote Left My pipe is out, my glass is dry; My fire is almost ashes too; But once again, before you go, And I prepare to meet the New; Old Year! a parting word that's true, For we've been comrades, you and I-- I thank God for each day of you; There! bless you now! Old Year, good-bye! Quote Right
Quote Left It may be possible to do without dancing entirely. Instances have been known of young people passing many, many months successively without being at any ball of any description, and no material injury accrue either to body or mind; but when a beginning is made -- when the felicities of rapid motion have once been, though slightly, felt -- it must be a very heavy set that does not ask for more. Quote Right
Quote Left Somebody once asked me if I ever went up to the plate trying to hit a home run. I said, 'Sure, every time.' Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains; another, a moonlit beach; a third, a family dinner of pot roast and sweet potatoes during a myrtle-mad August in a Midwestern town. Smells detonate softly in our memory like poignant land mines hidden under the weedy mass of years. Hit a tripwire of smell and memories explode all at once. A complex vision leaps out of the undergrowth. Quote Right
Quote Left I wouldn't mind dying in a plane crash. It'd be a good way to go. I don't want to die in my sleep, or of old age, or OD...I want to feel what it's like. I want to taste it, hear it, smell it. Death is only going to happen to you once; I don't want to miss it. Quote Right
Quote Left Under the general name of Commodity, I rank all those advantages which our senses owe to nature. This, of course, is a benefit which is temporary and mediate, not ultimate, like its service to the soul. Yet although low, it is perfect in its kind, and is the only use of nature which all men apprehend. The misery of man appears like childish petulance, when we explore the steady and prodigal provision that has been made for his support and delight on this green ball which floats him through the heavens. What angels invented these splendid ornaments, these rich conveniences, this ocean of air above, this ocean of water beneath, this firmament of earth between? this zodiac of lights, this tent of dropping clouds, this striped coat of climates, this fourfold year? Beasts, fire, water, stones, and corn serve him. The field is at once his floor, his work-yard, his play-ground, his garden, and his bed. Quote Right
Quote Left Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain Once there was The People - it shall never be again Quote Right
Quote Left What I want to fix your attention on is the vast overall movement towards the discrediting, and finally the elimination, of every kind of human excellence -- moral, cultural, social or intellectual. And is it not pretty to notice how 'democracy' (in the incantatory sense) is now doing for us the work that was once done by the most ancient dictatorships, and by the same methods The basic proposal of the new education is to be that dunces and idlers must not be made to feel inferior to intelligent and industrious pupils. That would be 'undemocratic.' Children who are fit to proceed may be artificially kept back, because the others would get a trauma by being left behind. The bright pupil thus remains democratically fettered to his own age group throughout his school career, and a boy who would be capable of tackling Aeschylus or Dante sits listening to his coeval's attempts to spell out A CAT SAT ON A MAT. We may reasonably hope for the virtual abolition of education when 'I'm as good as you' has fully had its way. All incentives to learn and all penalties for not learning will vanish. The few who might want to learn will be prevented who are they to overtop their fellows And anyway, the teachers -- or should I say nurses -- will be far too busy reassuring the dunces and patting them on the back to waste any time on real teaching. We shall no longer have to plan and toil to spread imperturbable conceit and incurable ignorance among men. Quote Right
Quote Left Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, and what is the use of a book thought Alice, without pictures or conversations ? Quote Right
Quote Left Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. Quote Right
Quote Left And Nothing is very strong: strong enough to steal away a man's best years not in sweet sins but in a dreary flickering of the mind over it knows not what and knows not why, in the gratification of curiosities so feeble that the man is only half aware of them, in drumming of fingers and kicking of heels, in whistling tunes that he does not like, or in the long, dim labyrinth of reveries that have not even lust or ambition to give them a relish, but which, once chance association has started them, the creature is too weak and fuddled to shake off. Quote Right
Quote Left Once in a stately passion / I cried with desperate grief,/ 'O Lord, my heart is black with guile,/ Of sinners I am chief.' Quote Right
Quote Left Just once I knew what life was for. Quote Right
Quote Left A good poem is a contribution to reality. The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it. A good poem helps to change the shape of the universe, helps to extend everyone's knowledge of himself and the world around him. Quote Right
Quote Left Geng Lei was a famous archer of the state of Wei. One day while he was on an excursion outside the city with the King of Wei, he saw a bird circling in the sky. The King asked him to down the goose with an arrow. He answered: I don't have to use an arrow. I can just make the bird fall down from the sky with my arch. Do you have that marvellous skill? asked the King. Presently they saw the wild goose flying from the east. Geng Ying twanged the string of his bow and indeed the wild goose at once dropped to the ground in front of them. You're really a wonderful archer, said the King with approval. Geng Lei said, This is a wounded wild goose. From its desolate cry and tired flight you can see its wound has not yet healed. When it heard the twang of my bow-string, it thought it was again hit by an arrow and fell from the sky. Quote Right
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Quote Left “Once upon a time never comes round again, we live and we love till our hearts break in pain.” Quote Right
Quote Left "Once polluted thoughts were sought, a corrupted conscious was bought." Quote Right
Quote Left "The broken heart became whole, once it accepted it was alone." Quote Right
Quote Left Atualmente, o tímido mundo de pessoas que está emergindo da Pandemia encontrou pouco para resistir ao ataque de um renascimento repentino da barbárie descarada em torno da recuperação econômica a não ser concessões e sorrisos. Quem quer que tenha nas mãos – hoje ou ontem – decisões sobre cuidados e liberdade na Pandemia errou porque o simples é difícil de ver. É visível à primeira vista. A Economia é a vida. Tudo diferente disso é um erro confortável. Quote Right
Quote Left O conceito impresso na palavra moralidade é sempre mais elevado do que a lei e os direitos à vida própria, a vida dos semelhantes e ao trabalho. Nunca se pode – no mínimo se deve – esquecer isso nunca. Os mesmos velhos sentimentos de homem das cavernas - ganância, sonhos de poder, inveja, violência e ódio mútuo, que assumiram pseudônimos respeitáveis como tudo para salvar vidas, luta racial, luta de massas, luta sindical – vão continuar a despedaçar o mundo da Pós-Pandemia. Quote Right
Quote Left Life making decisions are made only once. After that everything gets over. Quote Right
Quote Left Trate as pessoas com cortesia e você verá como isso realmente é valioso. Custa pouco, mas paga um bom dividendo e constrói a sua honra. A polidez e o senso de honra têm esta vantagem: nós os concedemos aos outros sem perder nada. Quote Right
Quote Left “People will change once they see the change in you first.” Quote Right
Quote Left O bem-estar é “criado” pessoa a pessoa e passa a ser percebido na medida em que a própria pessoa subjuga o Ego. Bem-estar significa finalmente ser e experimentar-se no ato de ser, e nunca em ter. A tarefa da pessoa que busca alcançar o estado de bem-estar é lutar para ser capaz de tolerar a insegurança, aumentar a autodisciplina, a concentração, a paciência, fé e a superação do narcisismo. Nunca é um sentimento ou sensação: é uma prática. Quote Right
Quote Left You cannot master the concept of love if you believe in the notion of good people and bad beople...how good is a good person & how bad is a bad person? Even a "good man" has a little bit of bad in him...even a bad man has a "bad man" has a little bit of good in him...people are just people...love them all! #Poetic_Ra*_Quotes???? Quote Right
Quote Left You will become less obliged to impress people once you realize that they will always define you by the one mistake you make and take for granted the good deeds you do to make the world a better place #Poetic_Ra*_Quotes???? Quote Right
Quote Left There are certain people who will only look for you when the ones they love are not around. Detach yourself from such people because their concept of love involves hurting others just to make themselves happy #Poetic_Ra*_Quotes???? Quote Right
Quote Left Duas atitudes e duas grandes diferenças. Amadores treinam até acertar. Os profissionais praticam até que nada dê errado. Mesmo que as frases carreguem verdades, nunca fique com dor de cabeça. Sempre vai existir uma outra pessoa que pode vir e fazer o que você faz, talvez até melhor. Faça mais e mais e seja grata. Continue a trabalhar forte e concentrada. Quote Right
Quote Left Nunca acreditei ser certo o conceito de aposentar. Tem essa coisa estranha que só porque numa sexta à noite você atingiu uma certa idade tem que parar. Como! Como com toda a vivência e até experiências, como pode ser que na segunda pela manhã você seja inútil? O conceito de aposentadoria é um pouco estúpido, então sim, eu quero fazer outra coisa. Quote Right
Quote Left Existe uma novidade pouco compreendida originária da ciência moderna. A novidade radical é a rejeição da crença de que as forças que fazem o sucesso e o êxito dos seres humanos dependem da sorte ou das preferências do coração humano. A verdade pode ser intrigante. Pode ser difícil lidar com isso. Pode ser contra intuitivo. Pode contradizer preconceitos arraigados. Mas nossas preferências nunca determinam o que é verdade. Quote Right
Quote Left A wise man once told me years ago the best thing for your prostrate is regular screwing. And I don’t mean with a screwdriver. Quote Right
Quote Left Tempos difíceis nunca duram para sempre, mas pessoas fortes duram. Em tempos difíceis, as pessoas muitas vezes perdem a capacidade de enfrentar o futuro com otimismo. Em tempos difíceis as pessoas começam a pensar negativamente sobre o amanhã. Esquecem que os tempos difíceis vão passar. Eles se concentram nos problemas de hoje, e não nas oportunidades de amanhã. Ao fazer isso, eles perdem o potencial de hoje e também jogam fora a beleza de amanhã. Quote Right
Quote Left Dream is a kingdom yet to be conquered, God must have dreamed once, Before making this world. Quote Right
Quote Left Who am I to judge the actions or morals of another; when, I must only be concerned with my reflection in the lens of my eyes. Quote Right
Quote Left It's said, "Measure twice, cut once." I say, "Take their measure, leave 'em all cut up, then take appropriate measures." Quote Right
Quote Left watching children repeatedly fail beats denying the opportunity, once they get it comes a reward and forgotten attempts, deny them growth, deny them sense Quote Right
Quote Left Music is the soundtrack of our lives, and as such can help recover a once cherished memory forgotten. Quote Right
Quote Left I once wrote to help me cope. Now I write to bring others hope. Catherine Deslippe Quote Right
Quote Left My dad told me once that the end of the world is when you die. Quote Right
Quote Left Viver positivamente é limpar diariamente. A preconceito e a descrença devem ser lavados diariamente do seu pensar se você deseja viver positivamente, atrair e manter a prosperidade. Quote Right
Quote Left We lose, we feel insulted, humiliated, depressed, revengeful just because we wait to react. Concentrate on finding a solution which is correct, logical in the given situation. Deal with it as a case study. If we keep aside our ego and remain focused, such distractions will automatically vanish. Not every body should have equal importance in one's life. Quote Right
Quote Left Even viewed through rose colored glasses a bridge, once burned, retains the color of ash. Quote Right
Quote Left "My mother is the strongest human I know and her blood runs through my veins. It pumps through my veins, hot as the lava that spills forth in Hell. She is formidable and she is in ...me. Always. This is at once both frightening and liberating. I know no other love like this - it is all consuming, feral, exhilarating wild. She says, one day I will meet my match. I asked her, who will that be? She responded, You will know. I wonder. Will it be my lover, or my child?" Quote Right
Quote Left "My mother is the strongest human I know and her blood runs through my veins. It pumps through my veins, hot as the lava that spills forth in Hell. She is formidable and she is in ...me. Always. This is at once both frightening and liberating. I know no other love like this - it is all consuming, feral, exhilarating wild. She says, one day I will meet my match. I asked her, who will that be? She responded, You will know. I wonder. Will it be my lover, or my child?" Quote Right
Quote Left Pare: Sempre que estiver a ver alguém a sofrer nunca diga “vai passar” ou “poderia ser pior” — falar assim faz negar a dor. A dor é a própria vivência do crescimento. A dor que é negada deixa doente; a dor que é vivida se converte em segurança, força, concentração e caráter. A fórmula prática: a vida nasce da dor. Quote Right
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