Balance your thoughts with action. If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Yet, when confinement's lingering hour was done, Our sport, our studies, and our souls were one: Together we impell'd the flying ball; Together waited in our tutor's hall; Together join'd in cricket's manly toil.lord byron
How nauseating in view of all this to see Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats, the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste, reduce this to a game of scrabble . . . to a matter of finding the right words. We now know that Fianna Fáil ministers see nothing wrong with a Minister for Finance taking large amounts of money for personal use from business interests as long as there is no proof that any specific favours were done.joe higgins
I do have a dream, a tableau of the bathing place of La Grenouillère, for which I've done some bad pochades (sketches), but it is a dream. Renoir, who have just spent a couple of months here, also wants to paint this subject.Claude Monet
The only chance women have for justice in this country is to violate the law, as I have done, and as I shall continue to do.susan b. anthony
They're gonna hang me in the morning, before the dawn is done...
Common sense is the ability to see things as they are without prejudice and do things as they ought to be done without influence of any kind.
Much of the world's work, it has been said, is done by men who do not feel quite well. Marx is a case in point.john kenneth galbraith
Christians have burnt each other, quite persuaded That all the Apostles would have done as they did.Rochdale
What the housewives of Australia need to understand as they do the ironing is that if they get it done commercially it’s going to go up in price and their own power bills when they switch the iron on are going to go up.tony abbott
I see that a man cannot give himself up to drinking without being miserable one half his days and mad the other; besides, I like to enjoy my life at all sides and ends, which cannot be done by one that suffers himself to be the slave of a single propensity.anne brontë
And why, by the way, did it take Arabs to do what people here should have done a long time ago?ward churchill
Man is immortal till his work is done.
Oh, Adam was a gardener and God who made him sees That half a proper gardener ’s work is done upon his knees .
When you have decided that a thing ought to be done, and are doing it, never shun being seen doing it, even though the multitude should be likely to judge the matter amiss. For if you are not acting rightly, shun the act itself; if rightly, however, why fear misplaced censure?
It is a strong presumption that that which never has been done cannot by law be done at all.
I feel about exercise the same way that I feel about a few other things: that there is nothing wrong with it if it is done in private by consenting adults.Anna Quindlen
It is a strong presumption that that which never has been done cannot by law be done at all.william henry ashurst
It is stern work , it is perilous work, to thrust your hand in the sun And pull out a spark of immortal flame to warm the hearts of men: But Prometheus, torn by the claws and beaks whose task is never done, Would be tortured another eternity to go stealing fire again.
...if I let myself believe anything on insufficient evidence , there may be no great harm done by the mere belief ; it may be true after all, or I may never have occasion to exhibit it in outward acts. But I cannot help doing this great wrong towards Man, that I make myself credulous. The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery.
But the sunshine aye shall light the sky, As round and round we run; And the Truth shall ever come uppermost, And Justice shall be done.charles mackay
Do nothing by halves Which can be done by quarters.
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.
Genius seems to be the fakulty ov doing a thing excellently well, that nobody supposed could be done at all.
The soul sins therefore because, while aiming at good, it makes mistakes about the good, because it is not primary essence. And we see many things done by the Gods to prevent it from making mistakes and to heal it when it has made them.