Clearly spoken, Mr. Fogg; you explain English by Greek.
In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure.
No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain.
Life is real! Life is earnest! And death is not its goal.
Dust thou art, to dust returneth, was not spoken of the soul.
Everybody prays whether you think of it as praying or not.
The odd silence you fall into when something very beautiful is happening or something very good or very bad. The ah-h-h-h! that sometimes floats up out of you as out of a Fourth of July crowd when the sky-rocket bursts over the water. The stammer of pain at somebody else's pain. The stammer of joy at somebody else's joy. Whatever words or sounds you use for sighing with over your own life. These are all prayers in their way. These are all spoken not just to yourself but to something even more familiar than yourself and even more strange than the world.
Meetings are spoken of only minimally in the A.A. big book and the book
Nothing is lost yet, nothing broken, and yet the cold blue word is spoken: say goodbye now to the Sun, the days of love and leaves are done.
Every man should be considered as having a right to the character which he deserves; that is, to be spoken of according to his actions.
As soon as I had seen Fay Wray and spoken with her for a few minutes, I knew I had found the right girl.
When a thoughtless or unkind word is spoken, best tune out.
I like these words -- they seem to suggest action: If you hear a kind word spoken Of some worthy soul you know, It may fill his heart with sunshine If you'd only tell him so. If a deed, however humble, helps you On your way to go, Seek the one whose hand has helped you. Seek him out and tell him so. If your heart is touched and tender Towards sinner log and low, It might help him to do better If you could only tell him so.
This is a great country, and it wasn't made so by angry people.
We have a sacred duty to bequeath it to our grandchildren in better shape than however we found it. We have a long way to go and we're not getting any younger.Dante said that the hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who in time of crisis remain neutral, so I have spoken my piece, and thank you, dear reader. It's a beautiful world, rain or shine, and there is more to life than winning.
The house of my body has spoken often as you rebuild me like blocks, and promise to come visit when I'm finally adjusted on safe land, and am livable, joist to joist with storm windows and screens ...