Sofas 'twas half a sin to sit upon, So costly were they; carpets, every stitch
Of workmanship so rare, they make you wish You could glide o'er them like a golden fish.
Parent of golden dreams, Romance! Auspicious queen of childish joys, Who lead'st along, in airy dance, Thy votive train of girls and boys.
The rule which forbids ending a sentence with a preposition is the kind of nonsense up with which I will not put.
As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men's minds more seriously than what they see
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can
Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can-and surely will at times-fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.
you worry too much.
You have seen your own strength.
You have seen your own beauty.
You have seen your golden wings.
Of anything less,
why do you worry?
You are in truth
the soul, of the soul, of the soul
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Our writers are full of cliches just as old barns are full of bats. There is obviously no rule about this, except that anything that you suspect of being a cliche undoubtedly is one and had better be removed.
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins
An effective leader allows exceptions to the rule for exceptional results or when circumstance demands.
Do something every day that you don't want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.
As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted
The simple rule about weapons is that if they can be built, they will be built.
When the wine [made at her chateau] is in the golden period of effervescing, any sick child in the village ticketed by the doctor can be brought to the wine-presses and dipped in. If labeled tres malade, he is dipped in twice.
Authority intoxicates, And makes mere sots of magistrates; The fumes of it invade the brain, And make men giddy, proud and vain: By this the fool commands the wise, The noble-with the base complies, The sot assumes the rule of wit, And cowards make t
The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.
Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.
Most kids will not volunteer to eat veggies. At times you must step up to the plate and enforce the rule of authority as a parent.
My basic rule is to speak slowly and simply so that my audience has an opportunity to follow and think about what I am saying
A king, who rules as per the aspiration of people will naturally become popular. He will successfully rule his kingdom for a very long time
Early to bed and early to rise is a bad rule for anyone who wishes to become acquainted with our most prominent and influential people.
The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
Only one more indispensable massacre of Capitalists or Communists or Fascists or Christians or Heretics, and there we are - there we are in the Golden Future