You don't retire in this business.You just notice that the phone has not rung for ten years.
The tolling bell Measures time not our time, rung by the unhurried Ground swell, a time Older than the time of chronometers.
When a nation’s young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.henry ward beecher
Caution and conservatism are expected of old age; but when the young men of a nation are possessed of such a spirit, when they are afraid of the noise and strife caused by the new applications of the truth, Heaven save the land! Its funeral bell has already rung.henry ward beecher
The mathematician has reached the highest rung on the ladder of human thought.Havelock Ellis
"Vanitas vanitatum" has rung in the earsOf gentle and simple for thousands of years;The wail still is heard, yet its notes never scareEither simple or gentle from Vanity Fair.frederick locker-lampson
Wit, like money, bears an extra value when rung down immediately it is wanted. Men pay severely who require credit.
So sang they, and the empyrean rung With Hallelujahs. Thus was Sabbath kept.john milton
God has chosen little nations as the vessels by which He carries His choicest wines to the lips of humanity to rejoice their hearts, to exalt their vision, to strengthen their faith, and if we had stood by when two little nations (Belgium and Servia) were being crushed and broken by the brutal hands of barbarians, our shame would have rung down the everlasting ages.Lloyd George (of Dwyfor), David, 1st Earl
By fairy hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung.william collins