A treasure does not always contribute to the political security of its possessors. It rather invites attack, and very seldom is faithfully applied to the purpose for which it was destined.
My banks they are furnish’d with bees,Whose murmur invites one to sleep.william shenstone
His wit invites you by his looks to come, But when you knock it never is at home.william cowper
Qui timide rogat, docet negare. Who makes timid requests, invites denial.
Awaken your heart to kindness and mercy for the people and love and tenderness for them. Never, never act with them like a predatory beast which seeks to be satiated by devouring them, for the people fall into two categories: they are either your brethren in faith or your kindred in creation ... Do not ever say, 'I have been given authority' or 'My command should be obeyed.' Because it corrupts the heart, consumes one's faith, and invites calamities.ali ibn abi talib
Any great work of art ... revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world — the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air.Leonard Bernstein
Danger invites rescue. ... The wrongdoer may not have foreseen the coming of a deliverer. He is accountable as if he had.benjamin n. cardozo
In dealing with Mr. Nixon, it is not easy to be unfair. He invites and justifies all available criticism.john kenneth galbraith
A vacant mind invites dangerous inmates, as a deserted mansion tempts wandering outcasts to enter and take up their abode in its desolate apartments.nicholas hilliard
Time flies, Death urges, knells call, Heaven invites, Hell threatens.Edward Young
To feel the supreme and moving beauty of the spectacle to which Nature invites her ephemeral guests! ... that is what I call prayer.
Prayer invites the Eternal Presence to suffuse or spirits and let God 's will prevail in our lives. Prayer cannot bring water to parched fields, or mend a broken bridge, or rebuild a ruined city; but prayer can water an arid soul , mend a broken heart, and rebuild a weakened will.
His wit invites you by his looks to come, But when you knock, it never is at home.william cowper
The ultimate goal of Buddhism – the termination of existential suffering for every individual – invites comparisons with the objectives of medicine. Buddha is frequently termed the ‘King of Physicians’, the only possessor of the true remedy for the eternal cure of illness.
People who intuitively perceive 2,500-year-old Chinese and Greek concepts, while nodding to California's detached hippie philosophy and quoting droll lines from The Big Lebowski , which turns 15 this year, are joining a revelatory religion that has illuminated its U.S. founder in northern Thailand. Dubbed "Church of the Latter-Day Dude," the group also invites "mellow, unflashy chicks who hang around in their bathrobes and take baths with candles and whale sounds," says the religion's Dudely Lama, Oliver Benjamin.
The philosophies behind witch and a wiccan are totally different. A wiccan wears ceremonial black robes and invites her body to be inhabited by an evil spirit that commands her to perform tasks of mayhem and destruction. A witch, on the other hand, can wear anything she wants.
Time flies, death urges, knells call, heaven invites, hell threatens!
They drink with impunity, or anybody who invites them.artemus ward
My banks they are furnish'd with bees, Whose murmur invites one to sleep; My grottoes are shaded with trees, And my hills are white over with sheep.william shenstone
And marry not the idolatresses until they believe; and certainly a believing maid is better than an idolatress even though she please you. Nor give (believing women) in marriage to idolaters until they believe, and certainly a believing slave is better than an idolater, even though he please you. These invite [you] to the Fire and God invites [you] to the Garden and to forgiveness by His will and He makes clear His messages to men that they may be mindful.
Any great work of art ... revives and readapts time and space , and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air.
I don't really have studios. I wander around around people's attics, out in fields, in cellars, anyplace I find that invites me.
To feel the supreme and moving beauty of the spectacle to which Nature invites her ephemeral guests! ... that is what I call prayer .
My hoarse-sounding horn invites thee to the chase, the sport of kings.
What beck'ning ghost along the moonlight shade invites my steps, and points to yonder glade?Alexander Pope
Love, golden-haired boy, tosses His purple ball to me one more time, invites me to play With the girl in colourful sandals. But she's from towering Lesbos, And my hair, being white, She despises. She's gasping For another girl...