How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?satchel paige
All the world's a birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.george harrison
You were born an original. Don't die a copy.John Mason
Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.plautus
I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one. So I bought a cake.mitch hedberg
Be assured, my dear Anne, that it is only by taking our lesson from God and doing the will of God, that we can either please Him in time, or be happy with Him in eternity.thomas chalmers
Sir Toby: Art any more than a steward? Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale? Feste: Yes, by Saint Anne; and ginger shall be hot i’ the mouth too.Scene iii
The sons of Edward sleep in Abraham’s bosom, And Anne my wife hath bid the world good night.King Richard, scene iii (Act IV)
I myself hate that old Hemingwayesque paradigm of the writer as prizefighter and I have tried hard to create an alternate one for myself. When Anne Sexton admonished me, "We are all writing God's poem," I took it to mean there should be no competition between writers because we are all involved in a common project, a common prayer. But to Gore's and Norman's generation, particularly those male writers who served in the second world war, the prizefighter paradigm remains.erica jong
The most important day I remember in all my life is the one on which my teacher, Anne Mansfield Sullivan, came to me. I am filled with wonder when I consider the immeasurable contrasts between the two lives which it connects. It was the third of March, 1887, three months before I was seven years old.helen keller
You can safely assume you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. Anne Lamott, in Abingdon Theological Companion to the Lectionary (Year C): Preaching Year C, p.160 M The traces of idolatry were blotted out, and the truly great principle of our faith , the existence and Unity of God , was firmly established; this result was thus obtained without deterring or confusing the minds of the people by the abolition of the service to which they were accustomed and which alone was familiar to them. ~ MaimonidesMaimonides, in Guide for the Perplexed (c. 1190), [[s:The Guide for the Perplexed (1904)|as translated by] Michael Friedlander (1904), Vol. III, Ch. 29
Anne Arundel County has become the world’s epicenter of military intelligence and defense-related information technology.john r. leopold
I have on my office wall a wise and useful reminder by Anne Morrow Lindbergh concerning one of the realities of life. She wrote, "My life cannot implement in action the demands of all the people to whom my heart responds." That's good counsel for us all, not as an excuse to forgo duty, but as a sage point about pace and the need for quality in relationships.neal a. maxwell
One of Hunter's first acts upon moving to Colorado was serving as best man at Billy's wedding to Anne Willis. Aside from Hunters putting out his cigarette in the holy water, the wedding transpired without major incident.william mckeen
Here lies Anne Mann; she lived an Old maid and died an old Mann.Bath Abbey; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 229.
Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow LindberghFrom Psalm 139:9.
Over the hills and o'er the main, To Flanders, Portugal and Spain, Queen Anne commands and we'll obey, Over the hills and far away.The Merry Companion, Song 173, p. 149.
"Sniviling [sic] worm (...) a Jewish Uncle Tom who would have turned rat on Anne Frank."mark williams
Keep the boss aware. Bosses, after all, are held responsible by their own bosses for the performance of their subordinates. They must be able to say: "I know what Anne [or John] is trying to do."peter f. drucker
I have on my office wall a wise and useful reminder by Anne Morrow Lindbergh concerning one of the realities of life. She wrote, "My life cannot implement in action the demands of all the people to whom my heart responds." That's good counsel for us all, not as an excuse to forgo duty, but as a sage point about pace and the need for quality in relationships.Deposition of a Disciple, 1976, Deseret Book Co. (Salt Lake City), p. 5
Vor neuer nis wit so kene so þane red him is a-wene. þAnne erest kumeþ his yhephede wone hit is alre-mest on drede.For human wit is never so keen
How often in the summer-tide, His graver business set aside, Has stripling Will, the thoughtful-eyed As to the pipe of Pan, Stepped blithesomely with lover's pride Across the fields to Anne.Richard Burton, Across the Fields to Anne (referring to Shakespeare).
Be assured, my dear Anne, that it is only by taking our lesson from God and doing the will of God, that we can either please Him in time, or be happy with Him in eternity.Thomas Chalmers, p. 573. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
You think that you are Ann's suitor; that you are the pursuer and she the pursued? Fool: it is you who are pursued, the marked down quarry, the destined prey.George Bernard Shaw