The righteousness of Jesus Christ is one of those great mysteries, which the angels desire to look into, and seems to be one of the first lessons that God taught men after the fall.
Public respect for political parties has plummeted, and democratic government discredited, ... The massive fall in voters can only be attributed to voter disillusionment in their governments -- successive governments.
It is better to fall in with crows than with flatterers; for in the one case you are devoured when dead, in the other case while alive.
The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge in excess caused man to fall.
Love is a thing, well, its kind of like quicksand:
The more you are in it, the deeper you sink.
And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
If you get up one more time than you fall you will make it through.
The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut our eyes, and, like people in the dark, we fall foul upon the very thing
we search for, without finding it.
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.
Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it... You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week.
All through history it's the nations that have given most to generals and the least to the people that have been the first to fall
Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; a mother's secret hope outlives them all!
Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall
If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy
Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God.
In any relationship where one person depends on another to be his or her "parachute -- and the other accepts this role -- both will fall to the ground.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.
The soundest argument will produce no more conviction in an empty head than the most superficial declamation; a feather and a guinea fall with equal velocity in a vacuum
It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone
In the beginning you will fall into the gaps in between thoughts - after practicing for years, you become the gap.
When you fall in love with golf, you seldom fall easy. It's obsession at first sight
I've had a good day when I don't fall out of the cart.
So, fall asleep love, loved by me....for I know love, I am loved by thee.
The mark of a true crush Is that you fall in love first And grope for reasons afterward.
Some vices only lay hold of us by means of others, and these, like branches, fall on removal of the trunk.