Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours.
Lor’, but women’s rum cattle to deal with, the first man found that to his cost,And I reckon it’s just through a woman the last man on earth’ll be lost.
It is, I reckon, difficult to conceive of a single area of government policy that is at once so important for each of us, so catastrophically complicated, so insanely unjust, so obscenely ineffective, and has been quite so comprehensively cocked up by successive administratations as the British pension system.
Indeed, a Christian ought to be disposed and prepared to keep in mind that he has to reckon with God every moment of his life.john calvin
"Eh, gentlemen, let us reckon upon accidents! Life is a chaplet of little miseries which the philosopher counts with a smile. Be philosophers, as I am, gentlemen; sit down at the table and let us drink. Nothing makes the future look so bright as surveying it through a glass of chambertin."alexandre dumas
We reckon hours and minutes to be dollars and cents.thomas chandler haliburton
He never funked and he never liedI reckon he never knowed how.john hay
I reckon if I ever marry, she will have to be a strong woman in a circus or something.robert e. howard
There is nothing of which we are apt to be so lavish as of Time, and about which we ought to be more solicitous; since without it we can do nothing in this World. Time is what we want most, but what, alas! we use worst; and for which God will certainly most strictly reckon with us, when Time shall be no more.william penn
Whatever you can lose, you should reckon of no account.publilius syrus
A good song is a good song, and if I'm lucky enough to write it, well....! I get more kick out of writing than I do singing. I reckon I've written a thousand songs and had over 300 published.hank williams
But I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me and I can't stand it. I been there before.mark twain
“I learned a great deal,” said Beran. “And then I lost all heart for further learning.” Palafox’s eyes glinted. “Education is not achieved through the heart it is a systematization of the mental processes.” “But I am something other than a mental process,” said Beran. “I am a man. I must reckon with the whole of myself.”jack vance
It is in general more profitable to reckon up our defects than to boast of our attainments.thomas carlyle
Of all thy blessings reckon wealth the least, For 'tis the least secure of our possessions.
For words are wise men's counters they do but reckon by them but they are the money of fools.thomas hobbes
Whatever you can lose, you should reckon of no account.
I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.
People who give me advice... I reckon they're talking to themselves.
I dunno. Wands out, d'you reckon?
Alternate translation: Come brethren, if you have a mind to be ingrafted in the vine, It is a pity to see you lopped off in this manner From the stock. reckon up the prelates in the very see of Peter; And in that order of fathers see which has succeeded which. This is the rock over which the proud gates of hell prevail not. (A reference to Matthew 16:18.)