I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
No real English gentleman, in his secret soul, was ever sorry for the death of a political economist.walter bagehot
If you hate a man, though only in secret, never trust him, because hate is hardly to be hidden.Jane Baillie ne e Jane Baillie Welsh Carlyle
Nature is nowhere accustomed more openly to display her secret mysteries than in cases where she shows tracings of her workings apart from the beaten paths; nor is there any better way to advance the proper practice of medicine than to give our minds to the discovery of the usual law of nature, by careful investigation of cases of rarer forms of disease.william harvey
When you learn to make everybody happy, you will possess the golden secret of how to milk the contented voters. But do it in such a way that they won’t think you want them to vote for you just because you need the money.They need the money, and besides, they can think up other reasons if they try.gracie allen
Love's secret is to be always doing things for God, and not to mind because they are such little ones.frederick William faber
And so, in calm expectation of a blessed future and a finished work which will explain the past, in honest submission of out way to God, in supreme delight in Him who is the gladness of our joy, the secret of tranquillity will be ours.alexander maclaren
That inescapable animal walks with me,Has followed me since the black womb held,Moves where I move, distorting my gesture,A caricature, a swollen shadow,A stupid clown of the spirit's motive,Perplexes and affronts with his own darkness,The secret life of belly and bone.delmore schwartz
It is best to let the horse go his way, and pretend it is yours. There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.Robert Smith Surtees
One secret of success is to know how to deny yourself and other people.
Moderation, the Golden Mean, the Aristonmetron, is the secret of wisdom and of happiness. But it does not mean embracing an unadventurous mediocrity: rather it is an elaborate balancing-act, a feat of intellectual skill demanding constant vigilance. Its aim is a reconciliation of opposites.Robertson Davies
Young man, the secret of my success is that at an early age I discovered that I was not God.Holmes, Jr., Oliver Wendell
Prayer simply means a longing of the heart, it is the wish felt, - it may be expressed, or not expressed. It may take the form of human language or it may never be uttered at all; still it is a prayer, if God only hears it in the secret recess of the heart.keshub chunder sen
God grant you, friends, a helping hand In cares of state and private plights, In rowdy feasts of friendship's band, In passion's sweet and secret rites! God grant you, friends, a helping hand In daily woes and days of strife, On vacant sa, in distant land, In every black abyss of life!
There are * * * robberies that leave man or woman forever beggared of peace and joy, yet kept secret by the sufferer.george eliot
For I no sooner in my heart divin'd, My heart, which by a secret harmony Still moves with thine, joined in connection sweet.john milton
Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.
The mathematician's best work is art, a high perfect art, as daring as the most secret dreams of imagination, clear and limpid. Mathematical genius and artistic genius touch one another.
Watch well each separate citizen, Lest having in his heart of hearts A secret spear, one still may come Saluting you with cheerful face, And utter with a double tongue The feigned good wishes of his wary mind.
Do they not know that God knows what they keep secret and what they make known?
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear . Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
secret sins commonly lie nearest the heart.