Friends are the best to turn to when you're having a rough day.
In the primitive church were not prayers simple, unpremeditated, united; prayers of the well-taught apostle; prayers of the accomplished scholar; prayers of the rough but fervent peasant; prayers of the new and zealous convert; prayers which importuned and wrestled with an instant and irrepressible urgency; were they not an essential part of that religion, which holy fire had kindled; and which daily supplications alone could fan?
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
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
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
Then, the cool kindliness of sheets, that soon Smooth away trouble; and the rough male kiss Of blankets.
Football is all very well as a game for rough girls, but it is hardly suitable for delicate boys.oscar wilde
And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?
Politics has rough manners, but it is a very useful thing.bernard crick
I adored him. I don't know how to compare his talent to others but he's touched me deeply as a talent and it's a great loss - losing him at any age would be a loss but it was pretty rough news. I was really shocked by it.heath ledger
Simplicity is the touchstone in finding new physical laws. ... If it's elegant, then it's a rough rule of thumb: you're on the right track.
Nor rough, nor barren, are the winding waysOf hoar antiquity, but strown with flowers.thomas warton
All Politeness is owing to Liberty. We polish one another, and rub off our Corners and rough Sides by a sort of amicable Collision. To restrain this, is inevitably to bring a Rust upon Mens Understandings.
Not once or twice in our rough island story, The path of duty was the way to glory.
The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond; and must be polished, or the lustre of it will never appearDaniel Defoe
Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim, the very roughness only stimulates the climber to steadier and steadier steps, till that legend of the rough places fulfills itself at last, "per aspera ad astra, over steep ways to the stars.
Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable.
rough, boisterous, stormy and altogether warlike, I am born to fight against innumerable monsters and devils.Martin Luther