Friends are the best to turn to when you're having a rough day.
To be a gentleman does not depend upon the tailor or the toilet. Good clothes are not good habits. A gentleman is just a gentle-man, — no more, no less; a diamond polished, that was first a diamond in the rough.william croswell doane
While traveling, I’ve found that spontaneity keeps things fresh, while serendipity guides me through it all. There have been a lot of rough moments along the way, but they often bear the best memories.joseph pisani
Turning our seed-wheat-kennel tares,To burn-grain thistle, and to vaporie darnel,Cockle, wild oats, rough burs, corn-cumbringTares.guillaume de salluste du bartas
If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death.pythagoras
We shall be winnow'd with so rough a wind That even our corn shall seem as light as chaff, And good from bad find no partition.william shakespeare
"Paint me as I am," said Cromwell, "rough with age and gashed with wars; Show my visage as you find it, Less than truth my soul abhors."james thomas fields
If they want rough, then I get the phone call.
"A hardness such as this is taught by rough experience and despair alone."anne brontë
In view of the fact that the Royal Family of Britain is one of the wealthiest families in the world and this country is almost sleeping rough, so to speak, figuratively, would you ask the Queen if she might make a contribution towards her own bed and breakfast costs to assist the unfortunate taxpayers, and go easier on them?joe higgins
Manners must adorn knowledge, and smooth its way through the world. Like a great rough diamond, it may do very well in a closet by way of curiosity, and also for its intrinsic value; but it will never be worn, nor shine, if it is not polished.
Do they think that I am such a damned fool as to think myself fit for President of the United States? No, sir; I know what I am fit for. I can command a body of men in a rough way, but I am not fit to be President.andrew jackson
The last peculiarity of consciousness to which attention is to be drawn in this first rough description of its stream is that it is always interested more in one part of its object than in another, and welcomes and rejects, or chooses, all the while it thinks.william james
I owe most to Georges Sorel. This master of syndicalism by his rough theories of revolutionary tactics has contributed most to form the discipline, energy and power of the fascist cohorts.benito mussolini
No need to repeat the blasphemous comments which everyone who had known Gran'pa Comstock made on that last sentence. But it is worth pointing out that the chunk of granite on which it was inscribed weighed close on five tons and was quite certainly put there with the intention, though not the conscious intention, of making sure that Gran'pa Comstock shouldn't get up from underneath it. If you want to know what a dead man's relatives really think of him, a good rough test is the weight of his tombstone.george orwell
To be a gentleman does not depend upon the tailor or the toilet. Good clothes are not good habits. A gentleman is just a gentle-man, no more, no less; a diamond polished, that was first a diamond in the rough.
'Twas a hand White, delicate, dimpled, warm, languid, and bland. The hand of a woman is often, in youth, Somewhat rough, somewhat red, somewhat graceless in truth; Does its beauty refine, as its pulses grow calm, Or as sorrow has crossed the life line in the palm?
Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines.david letterman
Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be. Custom will render it easy and agreeable.
Nor rough, nor barren, are the winding ways Of hoar Antiquity, but strewn with flowers.
'Tis but the fate of place, and the rough brake That virtue must go through.
Needy knife-grinder! whither are ye going? rough is the road, your wheel is out of order; Bleak blows the blast your hat has got a hole in it. So have your breeches.George Canning
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