Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.-- John 4:14
In books I find the dead as if they were alive; in books I forsee things to come; in books warlike affairs are set forth; from books come forth the laws of peace.-- Richard de Bury
We have not power, nor influence, nor money, nor authority; but a willingness to persevere, and the hope that we shall conquer soon.
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake interrupted business somewhat in the downtown area.
Last week I saw a woman flayed, and you will hardly believe much it altered her person for the worse.--Jonathan Swift
We saw him throw the buckets of paint at his canvas in disgust, and the result did not perfectly represent his subject, Mrs. Jittery.
Ferocious dragons breathing fire and wicked sorcerers casting their spells do their harm by night in the forest of Darkness.
The pilot walked down the aisle, through the door, and into the cockpit, singing "Up, Up, and Away."
If you come to them, they are not asleep; if you ask and inquire of them, they do not withdraw themselves; they do not chide if you make mistakes; they do not laugh at you if you are ignorant.--Richard de Bury
It operated through the medium of unconscious self-deception and terminated in inveterate avarice.--Thomas Love Peacock
This terrace...took in an oblique view of the open sea, and fronted a long track of level sea-coast....--Ibid.
The scribes and Pharisees sit on Moses' seat; so practice and observe whatever they tell you, but not what they do; for they preach, but do not practice.-- Matthew 23:2-3
To think on death it is a misery,/ To think on life it is a vanity;/to think on the world verily it is,/ to To think that here man hath no perfect bliss.-- Peacham
Slowly and grimly they advanced, not knowing what lay ahead, not knowing what they would find at the top of the hill, not knowing that they were so near to Disneyland.
Where affections bear rule, there reason is subdued, honest is subdued, good will is subdued, and all things else that withstand evil, for ever are subdued.-- Wilson
The cars do not sell because the engineering is inferior, the quality of materials is inferior, and the workmanship is inferior.
Pleasure might cause her to read, reading might make her know,/ Knowledge might pity win, and pity grace obtain....-Philip Sidney
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.-- John 1:1
If this is the first time duty has moved him to act against his desires, he is a very weak man indeed. Duty should be cultivated and obeyed in spite of its frequent conflict with selfish wishes.
She fed the goldfish every day with the new pellets brought from Japan. Gradually the goldfish began to turn a brighter orange than before.
In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.-- John 16:33