Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture.
The artist may rightly venture the opinion that he does not convey ideas, does not preach, nor that he intents to convert people by using mass communication techniques... Better than handing out all kinds of wise advice, he could show life itself; he could awake forces lying dormant in everybody, he could launch an invitation to create direct and personal experiences.antoni tàpies
And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew, Till old experience to attain To something like prophetic strain.john milton
Wherefore did he [God] create passions within us, pleasures round about us, but that these rightly tempered are the very ingredients of virtue?john milton
Sport, rightly conceived, is an occupation carried out by the whole man. It renders the body a more perfect instrument of the soul and at the same time makes the soul itself a finer instrument of the whole man in seeking forTruth and in transmitting it to others. In this way it helps a man to reach that End to which all other ends are subordinate, the service and the greater glory of his Creator.
For that fine madness still he did retainWhich rightly should possess a poet’s brain.Michael Drayton
They are rightly named, for their faces are angelic; and such should be the co-heirs of the angels in heaven.gregory i
[W]hoever leads an auspicious life here and governs the commonwealth rightly, as my most noble father did, who promoted all piety and banished all ignorance, has a most certain way to heaven.King Henry VIII
I am attracted only to music which I consider to be better than it can be performed. Therefore I feel (rightly or wrongly) that unless a piece of music presents a problem to me, a never-ending problem, it doesn't interest me too much.Artur Schnabel
If on my theme I rightly think,There are five reasons why men drink,—Good wine, a friend, because I'm dry,Or lest I should be by and by,Or any other reason why.
He was one of the first explorers of the human heart, and is therefore rightly to be numbered among the fathers of the novel of sentiment.chrétien de troyes
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities, because, as has been said, 'it is the quality which guarantees all others.'winston churchill
The contour should come last, only a very experienced eye can place it rightly.eugène delacroix
Descartes is rightly regarded as the father of modern philosophy primarily and generally because he helped the faculty of reason to stand on its own feet by teaching men to use their brains in place whereof the Bible, on the one hand, and Aristotle, on the other, had previously served.Arthur Schopenhauer
It is not difficult to grasp and express thoughts that float on the stream of current opinion: but to think and rightly utter what is permanently true and interesting, what shall appeal to the best minds a thousand years hence, as it appeals to them to-day, this is the work of genius.john lancaster spalding
Obedience is not servility. On the contrary the servile are never rightly obedient.john lancaster spalding
The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
He that defers his charity 'till he is dead, is (if a man weighs it rightly) rather liberal of another man's, than of his own.Francis Bacon
With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress, no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.
If on my theme I rightly think, There are five reasons why men drink, Good wine, a friend, because I'm dry, Or lest I should be by and by, Or any other reason why.
They are rightly named, for their faces are angelic; and such should be the co-heirs of the angels in heaven.
For if a thing is not diminished by being shared with others, it is not rightly owned if it is only owned and not shared.
Geometry... is of much assistance in architecture, and in particular it teaches us the use of the rule and compasses, by which especially we acquire readiness in making plans for buildings in their grounds, and rightly apply the square, the level, and the plummet. By means of optics... the light in buildings can be drawn from fixed quarters of the sky. ...Difficult questions involving symmetry are solved by means of geometrical theories and methods.
They believe that any portion of power confided to me, will be exerted in opposition to their schemes. And they believe rightly; for I have sworn upon the altar of god eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. But this is all they have to fear from me: and enough, too, in their opinion.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly, until he knows that every day is Doomsday.