No radiant pearl, which crested Fortune wears, No gem that twinkling hangs from Beauty's ears, Not the bright stars which Night's blue arch adorn, Nor rising suns that gild the vernal morn, Shine with such lustre as the tear that flows Down Virtue's manly cheek for others' woes.
Where refugees seek deliverance that never comesAnd the heart consumes itself as if it would live,Where children age before their timeAnd life wears down the edges of the mind,Where the old man sits with mind grown cold,While bones and sinew, blood and cell, go slowly down to death,Where fear companions each day's life,And Perfect Love seems long delayed.CHRISTMAS IS WAITING TO BE BORN:In you, in me, in all mankind.howard thurman
United States, your banner wears Two emblems one of fame; Alas! the other that it bears Reminds us of your shame. Your banner's constellation types White freedom with its stars, But what's the meaning of the stripes? They mean your negroes' scars.thomas campbell
For the adult, all the world is a stage and the personality is the mask one wears to play the assigned role.Sam Keen
A man must have something to grumble about; and if he can’t complain that his wife harries him to death with her perversity and ill-humour, he must complain that she wears him out with her kindness and gentleness.anne brontë
She wears a artful bonnet, feathers stuck upon it,Coverin' a fringe all curled;She's just about the sweetest, prettiest and neatestDoner in the wide, wide world!And she'll be Missis 'Awkins, Missis 'En'ry 'Awkins,Got 'er for to name the day;Settled it last Monday, so to church on Sunday,Off we trots the donkey shay!albert chevalier
Of all the more theatrical rock performers, Freddie took it further than the rest... he took it over the edge. And of course, I always admired a man who wears tights. I only saw him in concert once and as they say, he was definitely a man who could hold an audience in the palm of his hand.freddie mercury
The past and future are veiled; but the past wears the widow's veil; the future, the virgin's.jean paul
Titles are marks of honest men, and wise. The fool or knave that wears a title lies.Edward Young
Hide, oh, hide those hills of snow Which thy frozen bosom bears, On whose tops the pinks that grow Are of those that April wears! But first set my poor heart free, Bound in those icy chains by thee.
Ideas matter. Legislative proposals matter. Slick campaigns and dazzling speeches can work for a while, but the magic always wears off.charles krauthammer
The seed ye sow, another reaps; The wealth ye find, another keeps; The robes ye weave, another wears; The arms ye forge, another bears.Percy Bysshe Shelley
The ascension of Christ makes heaven seem homelike to us as we journey toward it; for Jesus wears our humanity at the right hand of the Father.
He wears his faith but as the fashion of his hat; it ever changes with the next block.william shakespeare
Shimer wears a mask of nodding tranquility but plays devil's advocate to the Big Ten and the Ivy League.
There seems to be a constant decay of all our ideas; even of those which are struck deepest, and in minds the most retentive, so that if they be not sometimes renewed by repeated exercises of the senses, or reflection on those kinds of objects which at first occasioned them, the print wears out, and at last there remains nothing to be seen.john locke
Grave is the Master's look; his forehead wears Thick rows of wrinkles, prints of worrying cares: Uneasy lies the heads of all that rule, His worst of all whose kingdom is a school. Supreme he sits; before the awful frown That binds his brows the boldest eye goes down; Not more submissive Israel heard and saw At Sinai's foot the Giver of the Law.Holmes, Sr., Oliver Wendell
Villainy wears many masks, none of which so dangerous as virtue.
I cannot eat but little meat, My stomach is not good; But sure I think that I can drink With him that wears a hood.
The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.james russell lowell
An aspirant possessed of rAjasic bhakti puts a tilak on his forehead and a necklace of holy rudrAksha beads , interspersed with gold ones, around his neck. At worship he wears a silk cloth.
All Nature seems at work. Slugs leave their lair The bees are stirring birds are on the wing And Winter slumbering in the open air, wears on his smiling face a dream of Spring! And I the while, the sole unbusy thing, Nor honey make, nor pair, nor build, nor sing.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Reflect, ere you spurn me, that youth at his sides wears wings; and once gone, all pursuit he derides.
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