Sunday, May 27, 2012
Charles Kingsley Quotes
"A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults."
"All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
"Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever."
"Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know."
"Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell."
"Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work."
"He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them."
"It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means."
"The world goes up and the world goes down, And the sunshine follows the rain; And yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown can never come over again."
"There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought."
"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements in life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
"We have used the Bible as if it was a constable's handbook - an opium-dose for keeping beasts of burden patient while they are overloaded."
"Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day."