Talk to me about the truth of religion and I'll listen gladly. Talk to me about the duty of religion and I'll listen submissively. But don't come talking to me about the consolations of religion or I shall suspect that you don't understand.
~ C.S. Lewis (November 29, 1898 - November 22, 1963)
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New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.
~ James Agate
Quotes on: New Year
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We are all going to dieSome a little richer or poorerThe end result is not to do it in painBut to gladly leave everything behind we gain
~ Arthur Tugman (December 25, 1938 - )
What I possess I would gladly retain, change amuses the mind, yet scarcely profits
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (August 28, 1749 - March 22, 1832)
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How gladly would I meet mortality, my sentence, and be earth in sensible! how glad would lay me down, as in my mother's lap! There I should rest, and sleep secure.
~ John Milton (December 09, 1608 - November 08, 1674)
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Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life.
~ Sir Walter Scott (August 15, 1771 - September 21, 1832)
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There's not a joy the world can give like that it takes away
~ Lord Byron (January 22, 1788 - April 19, 1824)
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It is easy to be pleasant when life flows by like a song, but the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong. For the test of the heart is trouble, and it always comes with years, and the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through the tears.
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