The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order, a timetable not necessarilyperhaps not possiblychronological? It isthe continuousthread of revelation.
A golfcourse isthe epitome of all that ispurely transitory in the universe, a space not to dwell in, but to get over as quicklyas possible.
It is the fate of those who toil at the lower employments of life?to be exposed to censure, without hope of praise; to be disgraced by miscarriage or punished for neglect? Among these unhappy mortals isthe writer of dictionaries? Every other author mayaspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach.
Russian communism is the illegitimate child of Karl Marx and Catherine the Great.clement attlee
He had a fear of the dead, and of all inanimate things, rising up around himto claim him; it isthe fearof thepre- eminently solitary child and solitary man.Peter Ackroyd
God Almighty first planted a garden; and indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.Francis Bacon
The only possible regret I have isthe feeling that I will die without having played enough tennis.
And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it inhaste: it isthe L's passover.For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all thegods of Egypt Iwill executejudgment: Iam the L.Bible (Old Testament)
The dominion of the sea, as it is an ancient and undoubted right of the crown of England, so it isthe best security of the land? The wooden walls are the best walls of this kingdom.
It isthe customary fate of new truthsto begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
Anti-classic art, if it may even be called an art, is merely theart oftheidle.It isthe doctrine ofthosewho desireto produce without working, to know without learning.Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
As the art of reading (after a certain stage in one's education) isthe art of skipping, so the art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.william james
The best thing I know between France and England isthe sea.Douglas William Jerrold
Translation isthe paradigm, the exemplar of all writing? It is translation that demonstrates most vividly the yearning for transformation that underlies every act involving speech, that supremely human gift.Harry Burchell Mathews
A nation isthe universality of citizens speaking the same tongue.Giuseppe Mazzini
A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.john milton
Toadminister istogovern; togovernistoreign.That isthe problem.Mirabeau, Honore Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de
I am accused of kissing women?perhaps overeagerly kissing women. And that isthe charge, not drugging, not robbing, kissing!Kerry Packer
The Pressisatoncethe eyeand the earand thetongue of the people.It isthe visible speech, if not the voice, of the democracy. It is the phonograph of the world.William Thomas Stead
It isthe onlycase on record of a man swimming toward a sinking ship.
The Supreme Reality of Our Time is...the Vulnerability of our Planetjohn f. kennedy
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