quote by Myrtle Reed

it always seems to me as if the lavender was a little woman in a green dress, with a lavender bonnet and a white kerchief. She's one of those strong, sweet, wholesome people, who always rest you, and her sweetness lingers long after she goes away.

— Myrtle Reed

Strong Wholesome quotations

When a man is freed of religion, he has a better chance to live a normal and wholesome life.

The strawberry grows underneath the nettle And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best Neighbour'd by fruit of baser quality.

Acid is not for every brain .... Only the healthy, happy, wholesome, handsome, hopeful, humorous, high-velocity should seek these experiences. This elitism is totally self-determined. Unless you are self-confident, self-directed, self-selected, please abstain.

One must learn to love oneself with a wholesome and healthy love, so that one can bear to be with oneself and need not roam.

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.

I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.

I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time.

To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.

We believe that salvation is to be found in wholesome work in a beloved land.

Work will provide our people with the bread of tomorrow, and moreover, with the honor of the tomorrow, the freedom of the tomorrow.

Reflection is a flower of the mind, giving out wholesome fragrance;

but revelry is the same flower, when rank and running to seed.

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility.

Without wishing in the slightest degree to disparage the skill and labour of breadmakers by trade, truth compels us to assert our conviction of the superior wholesomeness of bread made in our own homes.

As a good wine must be kept in a good cask, so a wholesome body is the proper foundation for a well-appointed inner ground.

There is nothing higher and stronger and more wholesome and useful for life in later years than some good memory, especially a memory connected with childhood, with home.

I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.

Chocolate is a perfect food, as wholesome as it is delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power...it is the best friend of those engaged in literary pursuits.

Every thought, every word, and every action that adds to the positive and the wholesome is a contribution to peace. Each and every one of us is capable of making such a contribution. Let us join hands to try to create a peaceful world where we can sleep in security and wake in happiness.

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.

Wonder and humility are wholesome emotions and they do not exist side by side with a lust for destruction.

Our job is to ensure that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, accurately labeled for the benefit of the American consumers, and to make sure that they are in compliance with all federal laws.

In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.

Men become cannibals of their own hearts;

remorse, regret, and restless impatience usurp the place of more wholesome feeling: every thing seems better than that which is.

I believe that nothing has been more wholesome for America, for our government, for our politics, than the increased participation of women.

The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.

We must make it an imperative duty of our government to protect the gifts which Nature has bestowed on America and to insure the maintenance of a clean, healthy, wholesome environment for our people.

Starbucks is committed to evolving and enhancing our customer experience with innovative and wholesome food offerings.

The people want wholesome dread. They want to fear something. They want someone to frighten them and make them shudderingly submissive.

Know that whatever is happening in your life right now, it's there for a reason.

Just accept the things the way they are. Just relax and let go of all the mental constructs that your mind is creating. Acceptance leads to wholesome right action.

Beer is a wholesome liquor.....it abounds with nourishment

Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.

Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal. The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations.

In my suffrage work, I learned beyond question that the news coming through the great press agencies was colored and distorted; and if this has been done on one subject, it has doubtless been done on others. A good many women, I think, learned a wholesome distrust of press reports during the suffrage struggle.

A wholesome sense of humor will be a safety valve that will enable you to apply the lighter touch to heavy problems and to learn some lessons in problem solving that "sweat and tears" often fail to dissolve.

He that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently divert and pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, so in all fortunes.

The wild hawk to the wind-swept sky The deer to the wholesome wold;

And the heart of a man to the heart of a maid, As it was in the days of old.

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