The second office of the government is honorable and easy, the first is but a splendid misery.
The triumph of the industrial arts will advance the cause of civilization more rapidly than its warmest advocates could have hoped, and contribute to the permanent prosperity and strength of the country far more than the most Splendid victories of successful war .
That which prevents disagreeable flies from feeding on your repast, was once the proud tail of a Splendid bird.
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our Splendid failure to do the impossible.
He devoted himself, his life, his fortune, his hereditary honors, his towering ambition, his Splendid hopes, all to the cause of liberty. He came to another hemisphere to defend her. He became one of the most effective champions of our Independence; but, that once achieved, he returned to his own country, and thenceforward took no part in the controversies which have divided us.lafayette, gilbert du motier, marquis de
It is better to have a plain, substantial building, with no extravagance about it, but without a debt, than to have the most Splendid specimen of Gothic architecture that is overlaid by a mortgage.william mackergo taylor
Guwahati has several places of historical interest with the biggest attraction being the Kamakhya Temple. The city is donned with several places of religious and tourist attractions such as Umananda Temple situated on an island in the middle of the river Brahmaputra , which incidentally is the smallest river island in the world . In addition to the religious sites, there are Splendid water fronts and water bodies, which could be developed as places of tourist attraction
And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and its accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion.Khaled Hosseini
I’m so glad my window looks east into the sun-rising. It’s so Splendid to see the morning coming up over those long hills and glowing through those sharp fir tops. It’s new every morning, and I feel as if I washed my very soul in that bath of earliest sunshine.L. M. Montgomery
Oh, she's a Splendid girl.Wonderfully pneumatic.
A casement high and triple-arched there was, All garlanded with carven imag'ries Of fruits, and flowers, and bunches of knot-grass, And diamonded with panes of quaint device, Innumerable of stains and Splendid dyes, As are the tiger-moth's deep-damasked wings.john keats
To every man of vision the clear Voice speaks; there is no great leadership where there is not a mystic. Nothing Splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside themselves was superior to circumstance. To choose the sure thing is treason to the soul.bruce fairchild barton
The people blossoms armies and puts forthThe Splendid summer of its noiseless might.richard hovey
A good many causes tend to make good masters and mistresses quite as rare as good servants.... The large and rapid fortunes by which vulgar and ignorant people become possessed of Splendid houses, splendidly furnished, do not, of course, give them the feelings and manners of gentle folks, or in any way really raise them above the servants they employ, who are quite aware of this fact, and that the possession of wealth is literally the only superiority their employers have over them.fanny kemble
He adorned whatever subject he either spoke or wrote upon, by the most Splendid eloquence.stanhope, philip, 4th earl of chesterfield
Think back through all the eras of history the major ones, the tiny obscure ones known only to scholars. Can you think of a man, ever, who was capable of fashioning the future development of mankind to suit his own idea of it no matter how noble that ideal may have been? Wouldn’t that be just another form of opinion control no matter how Splendid the conception?” Kennedy did not turn around. “It takes a great deal of faith in mankind to keep from directing it the way we think it should go,” he said at last.mark clifton
Christianity is not a religion for the masses, let alone for all. Cultivated by few and translated into deeds, it is one of the most Splendid blossoms that can grow in the soul of a good man."joseph goebbels
“They were brave and Splendid, all the men. They died like brave men.”steve turner
There is not in history a more Splendid and inspiring example of self-control, of self-sacrifice, of courage and of manliness.steve turner
The people blossoms armies and puts forth The Splendid summer of its noiseless might.
Long-time legal affairs writer and Pulitzer Prize-winner Anthony Lewis recounts dozens of landmark court cases while eloquently conveying the simple majesty and importance of the First Amendment in this Splendid account, which ought to be required reading in every high school and college.
The Ganges front is the supreme showplace of Banares. Its tall bluffs are solidly caked from water to summit, along a stretch of three miles, with a Splendid jumble of massive and picturesque masonry, a bewildering and beautiful confusion of stone platforms , temples , stair flights, rich and stately palaces...soaring stairways, sculptured temples, majestic palaces, softening away into the distances; and there is movement, motion, human life everywhere, and brilliantly costumed - streaming in rainbows up and down the lofty stairways, and massed in metaphorical gardens on the mile of great platforms at the river's edge.
As the Deity has given us Greeks all other blessings in moderation, so our moderation gives us a kind of wisdom which is timid, in all likelihood, and fit for common people, not one which is kingly and Splendid. This wisdom, such as it is, observing that human life is ever subject to all sorts of vicissitudes, forbids us to be puffed up by the good things we have, or to admire a man's felicity while there is still time for it to change.