Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc Quotes

Now the faith is old and the Devil bold Exceedingly bold indeed. And the masses of doubt that are floating about Would smother a mortal creed. But we that sit in a sturdy youth And still can drink strong ale Let us put it away to infallible truth That always shall prevail. And thank the Lord For the temporal sword And howling heretics too. And all good things Our Christendom brings But especially barley brew!

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

Pale Ebenezer thought it wrong to fight, But Roaring Bill (who killed him) thought it right.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

The Microbe is so very small You cannot make him out at all, But many sanguine people hope To see him through a microscope.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

Write as the wind blows and command all words like an army!

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

In soft deluding lies let fools delight. A shadow marks our days, which end in Night.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

May all my enemies go to hell, Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

Here richly, with ridiculous display, The Politician's corpse was laid away. While all of his acquaintance sneered and slanged I wept: for I had longed to see him hanged.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

Of courtesy it is much less Than courage of heart or holiness Yet in my walks it seems to me That the Grace of God is in courtesy.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine, Theres always laughter and good red wine. At least Ive always found it so. Benedicamus Domino!

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

I'm tired of Love; I'm still more tired of Rhyme. But money gives me pleasure all the time.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

Whatever happens, we have got The Maxim gun, and they have not.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

From quiet homes and first beginning, Out to the undiscovered ends, There's nothing worth the wear of winning, But laughter and the love of friends.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

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