One person I do feel a little sorry for, though, is the Archbishop of Canterbury, the most important clergyman in Britain and he's only got two lousy palaces to live in. What sort of life is that for a man of God? I bet if Jesus came back, even he'd be embarrassed for him; I bet he wouldn't be able to look him in the eye.pat condell
It seems that it is impossible to live without discovering the purpose of your life. And the first thing which a person should do is to understand the meaning of life. But the majority of people who consider themselves to be educated are proud that they have reached such great height that they cease to care about the meaning of existence.Leo Tolstoy (1903-10) A Calendar of Wisdom, April 30.
Nothing can be surprising any more or impossible or miraculous, now that Zeus, father of the Olympians has made night out of noonday, hiding the bright sunlight, and . . . fear has come upon mankind. After this, men can believe anything, expect anything. Don't any of you be surprised in future if land beasts change places with dolphins and go to live in their salty pastures, and get to like the sounding waves of the sea more than the land, while the dolphins prefer the mountains.Variant: Zeus, the father of the Olympic Gods, turned mid-day into night, hiding the light of the dazzling Sun; and sore fear came upon men.
If I could only live at the pitch that is near madness When everything is as it was in my childhood Violent, vivid and of infinite possibility.1947 'If I Could Only Live at the Pitch That Is Near Madness'.
Our patients are the ones who express and live out the subconscious and unconscious tendencies in the culture. The neurotic, or person suffering from what we now call character disorder, is characterized by the fact that the usual defenses of the culture do not work for him a generally painful situation of which he is more or less aware...rollo may
Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.Charles Lindbergh, as quoted in Lindbergh: Flight's Enigmatic Hero (2002) by Von Hardesty
'Tis more brave To live, than to die.Owen Meredith (Lord Lytton), Lucile (1860), Part II, Canto VI, Stanza 11.
The word "agronomy" is the short way of indicating agriculture , horticulture, viticulture, arboriculture, dairying, breeding of live stock, beekeeping, &c.South Australia. Dept. of Agriculture (1899) Journal of Agriculture and Industry of South Australia, p. 363
I could not live in peace if I put the shadow of a willful sin between myself and God.George Eliot, p. 448. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))