Hear, and understand: Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.
Foras therain cometh down, and thesnow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and makethit bring forthand bud, that it maygiveseedtothe sower, and bread to the eater: So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.Bible (Old Testament)
The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and myservant shall be healed.For Iama man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man,Go, and he goeth; and to another,Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it. When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed,Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.Bible (NewTestament)
Much water goeth by the millThat the miller knoweth not of.john heywood
Let thy mind still be bent, still plotting, where, And when, and how thy business may be done. Slackness breeds worms; but the sure traveller, Though he alights sometimes still goeth on.George Herbert
As an ox goeth to the slaughter.Proverbs, VII, 22. Jeremiah, XI, 19. (Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations)
Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, [and] a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, [and] their backslidings are increased.Oxford King James Bible, Jeremiah 5:6 (1769).
Who goeth a borrowing goeth a sorrowing. Few lend (but fools) Their working tools.thomas tusser
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.solomon
Pryde will have a fall; For pryde goeth before and shame commeth after.Part I, chapter 10. (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919))
Much water goeth by the mill That the miller knoweth not of.Part II, chapter 5. (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919))
The earthe goeth on the earthe Glisteringe like gold; The earthe goeth to the earthe Sooner than it wold; The earthe builds on the earthe Castles and Towers; The earthe says to the earthe All shall be ours.Epitaph in T. F. Ravenshaw's Antiente Epitaphes (1878), p. 158. Also in The Scotch Haggis. Edinburgh, 1822. For variation of same see Montgomery, Christian Poets, p. 58. 3rd ed. Note states it is by William Billyng, Five Wounds of Christ. From an old Manuscript in the possession of William Bateman, of Manchester. The epitaph to Archbishop of Canterbury, time of Edward III, is the same. See Weaver's Funeral Monuments (1631). Facsimile discovered in the chapel of the Guild of the Holy Cross, at Stratford. See Fisher's Illustrations of the Paintings, etc. (1802). Ed. by J. G. Nichols. Epitaph and citations reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 234.
If a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray? And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray.Jesus, Matthew 18:12–13 (KJV).
Genuine benevolence is not stationary, but peripatetic. It goeth about doing good.By William Nevins quoted in Pearls of Thought. 1882. p. 27.
"Spears at the charge!" yelled Mark amain. "Death on the gods of death! Over the thrones of doom and blood goeth God that is a craftsman good, And gold and iron, earth and wood, Loveth and laboureth.G. K. Chesterton, in The Ballad of the White Horse (1911), Book VI : Ethandune: The Slaying Of The Chiefs
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