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Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.
By the will art thou lost, by the will art thou found, by the will art thou free, captive, and bound.
When ambitious desires arise in thy heart, recall the days of extremity thou have passed through. Forbearance is the root of all quietness and assurance forever.
Nothing graces the Christian soul so much as mercy; mercy as shown chiefly towards the poor, that thou mayest treat them as sharers in common with thee in the produce of nature, which brings forth the fruits of the earth for use to all.
Thou shalt free thyself from convention, from everyday morality.
'Thou shalt not get found out' is not one of God's commandments; and no man can be saved by trying to keep it.
The commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' does not say it's O.K. to kill some people and not others.
Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel.
I started growing up in a hurry and taking a lot of the philosophy I'd heard from church as a kid a lot more seriously - especially the Ten Commandments - and wondering how 'Thou shalt not kill' could be so absolutely ignored. It took me until I was in my 40s to write what I was thinking as a young soldier.
That though thou seest it no great matter to be separated from Christ now, yet when the heavens shall be in a flaming fire, and the earth shall give up the dead that be in it.
Every time the good giants try to cut back on salt, sugar, fat calories, inevitably Wall Street raises its hand and is looking at the sales figures and the revenue and saying, 'Thou shalt not result in any loss of profit.' There's huge continuing pressure on the food companies.
O human beauty, what a dream art thou, that we should cast our life and hopes away on thee!
London, thou art the flower of cities all!
Most Glorious and eternal Majesty, Thou art righteous and holy in all thou dost to the sons of men, though thou hast suffered men to condemn Thy servant, Thy servant will not condemn Thee.
Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, no winter in thy year.
John A. Logan
I believe in Ronald Reagan's 11th commandment, thou shall not speak unfavorably of another Republican.
But in this Second Work if thou extract our Air and our Fire with the phlegm water, they will the more naturally and easily be drawn out of their infernal prison, and with less losse of their Spirits, than by the former way before described.
But since the world, which thou art to strive against, is not without thee, but within thee, it follows, that it is also to be conquered not without, but within thee.
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
If thou wouldst conquer thy weakness, thou must never gratify it.
Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.
Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.
Dost thou know what life is, my child? Hast thou comprehended the action of those springs which produce existence? Hast thou examined thyself?
Know, thou, that the lines that live are turned out of a furrowed brow.
Still seems it strange, that thou shouldst live forever? Is it less strange, that thou shouldst live at all? This is a miracle; and that no more.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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