Alice laughed.'There's no use trying,' she said: 'one can't believe impossible things.' 'I daresay you haven't had much practice, 'said the Queen. 'When I was your age, I always did it for half-an- hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.'
I daresay it seems foolish; perhaps all our earthly trials will appear foolish to us after a while; perhaps they seem so now to angels. But we are ourselves, you know, and this is now, not some time to come, a long, long way off. And we are not angels, to be comforted by seeing the ends for which everything is sent.elizabeth gaskell
I daresay one profits more by the mistakes one makes off one's own bat than by doing the right thing on somebody's else advice.
I daresay anything can be made holy by being sincerely worshipped.iris murdoch
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