Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred [nor] allow our creative protests to degenerate into physical violence.
Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.bill watterson
Years steal Fire from the mind as vigour from the limb; And life's enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim.Rochdale
Christ has given us, not only the ritual of an ordinance, but the pattern for our lives, when He took the cup, and gave thanks. So common joys become sacraments, enjoyment becomes worship, and the cup which holds the bitter or the sweet skillfully mingled for our lives becomes the cup of blessing and salvation drank in remembrance of Him.alexander maclaren
She took the cup of life to sip, too bitter 'twas to drain. She meekly put it from her lip, and went to sleep again.Epitaph in Meole Churchyard. Found in Sabrinæ Corolla, p. 246 of third ed.
The peerless cup afloat Of the lake-lily is an urn some nymph Swims bearing high above her head.Robert Browning
My times be inThy hand! Perfect the cup as planned! Let age approve of youth, and Death complete the same!Robert Browning
For auld lang syne, my jo, For auld lang syne, We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet For auld lang syne.Robert Burns
The beloved does not drink a single drop of water without seeing His Face in the cup. Allah is He Who flows between the pericardium and the heart, just as the tears flow from the eyelids.al-hallaj
The cup of life is not so shallowThat we have drained the bestThat all the wine at once we swallowAnd lees make all the rest.ralph waldo emerson
I want to drink a cup of tea to all those Kennedys who went and all those Kennedys who stayed.john f. kennedy
He has no enemy, you say; My friend your boast is poor, He who hath mingled in the fray Of duty that the brave endure Must have made foes. If he has none Small is the work that he has done. He has hit no traitor on the hip; Has cast no cup from perjured lip; Has never turned the wrong to right; Has been a coward in the fight.Anastasius Grün (Free Translation)
However bitter the cup we have to drink, we are sure it contains nothing unnecessary or unkind; and we should take it from His hand with as much meekness as we accept of eternal life with thankfulness.William Goodell, p. 11. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
Ho! stand to your glasses steady! 'Tis all we have left to prize. A cup to the dead already, Hurrah for the next that dies.bartholomew dowling
Summer set lip to earth's bosom bare, And left the flushed print in a poppy there: Like a yawn of fire from the grass it came, And the fanning wind puffed it to flapping flame. With burnt mouth red like a lion's it drank The blood of the sun as he slaughtered sank, And clipped its cup in the purpurate shine When the eastern conduits ran with wine.Francis Thompson
Matrons, who toss the cup, and see The grounds of fate in grounds of tea.Charles Churchill
Take, eat; this is my body. And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom.26:26–29 (KJV).
Beware the deadly fumes of that insane elation Which rises from the cup of mad impiety, And go, get drunk with that divine intoxication Which is more sober far than all sobriety.William R. Alger, "The Sober Drunkenness", Poetry of the Orient (1865), p. 167.
A four wood I hit on the 13th hole at Bel Air Country Club in June of 1945. It landed right on the green and rolled into the cup for a hole in one.Fred Astaire on his proudest achievement in Lewis, Jerry D. "Interview : Fred Astaire." Glendale Federal Magazine, Summer 1982, pp.8-10 (M)
Teach! I thought you were eaten! What are you doing with that electric carving knife, that cup of gravy and all the trimmings?Who: Freaky Fred
Two European cup finals in three years — not bad for a little club."Quotes of the Week", BBC Sport (9 May 2007)
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