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She belongs to a race of delightful women,
by Gilbert Parker

She belongs to a race of delightful women,
who never do any harm, whom everybody calls good,
and who are very severe on those who do not pretend to be good.
- Gilbert Parker

The real business of life is trying to understand each other.
- Gilbert Parker

There is no influence like the influence of habit.
- Gilbert Parker

It's the people who try to be clever who never are;
the people who are clever never think of trying to be.
- Gilbert Parker

 

Nothing is so unproductive as the law.
It is expensive whether you win or lose.
- Gilbert Parker

Every shot that kills ricochets.
- Gilbert Parker

Love knows not distance; it hath no continent;
its eyes are for the stars.
- Gilbert Parker

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There's no credit in not doing what you don't want to do.
There's no virtue in not falling, when you're not tempted.
- Gilbert Parker

Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy.
- Gilbert Parker

There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world.
The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us,
with or without repentance.
- Gilbert Parker

Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love.
- Gilbert Parker

He knew the lie of silence to be as evil as the lie of speech.
- Gilbert Parker

War is cruelty, and none can make it gentle.
- Gilbert Parker

It is not the broken heart that kills,
but broken pride, monseigneur.
- Gilbert Parker

But paying is part of the game of life:
it is the joy of buying that we crave.
- Gilbert Parker

Every man should have laws of his own,
I should think; commandments of his own,
for every man has a different set of circumstances wherein to work -
or worry.
- Gilbert Parker

For when a child is born the mother also is born again.
- Gilbert Parker

Tomorrow is no man's gift.
- Gilbert Parker

He came by a leap to the goal of purpose,
not by the toilsome steps of reason.
On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose:
this was the one being for him in all the world:
at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion,
and keep it burning forever.
- Gilbert Parker

In all secrets there is a kind of guilt,
however beautiful or joyful they may be,
or for what good end they may be set to serve.
Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind.
- Gilbert Parker

It must be remembered that the sea is a great breeder of friendship.
Two men who have known each other for twenty years
find that twenty days at sea bring them nearer than ever they were before,
or else estrange them.
- Gilbert Parker

Man is born in a day, and he dies in a day,
and the thing is easily over; but to have a sick heart
for three-fourths of one's lifetime is simply to have
death renewed every morning;
and life at that price is not worth living.
- Gilbert Parker

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Victory belongs to the most persevering.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
- Malcolm X

Your life belongs only to you.
- Ayn Rand

Be content with what you have,
rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.
- Lao Tzu

Keep your attention focused entirely
on what is truly your own concern,
and be clear that what belongs to others
is their business and none of yours.
- Epictetus

Everything comes to us that belongs to us
if we create the capacity to receive it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
- Ovid

The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead.
- Thomas Jefferson

The bell that tolls for all in boxing belongs to a cash register.
- Bob Verdi

Television has brought back murder into the home -
where it belongs.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.
- Novalis

Every time a student walks past a really urgent,
expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college,
it can help reassure him that he does have that mind,
does have that soul.
- Louis Kahn

In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs
to a disappointed person.
- George Bancroft

To live without evil belongs only to the gods.
- Sophocles

A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough.
Joys are found in it, not pleasure.
What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
- Simone Weil

Responsibility for learning belongs to the student,
regardless of age.
- Robert Martin

Keep violence in the mind where it belongs.
- Brian Aldiss

The beauty of the past belongs to the past.
- Margaret Bourke-White

The invention of Bob Dylan with his guitar belongs
in its way to the same kind of tradition of something meant to be heard,
as the songs of Homer.
- Robert Fitzgerald

They been callin up here, asking when I am gonna get out.
When I hit bricks, it all belongs to me.
- Suge Knight

The thing that teases the mind over and over for years,
and at last gets itself put down rightly on paper whether little or great,
it belongs to Literature.
- Willa Cather

To be at ease is better than to be at business.
Nothing really belongs to us but time,
which even he has who has nothing else.
- Baltasar Gracian

Imagination is not the exclusive appanage of artists,
but belongs in varying degrees to all men.
- George Henry Lewes

History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions;
the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
- W. H. Auden

In point of substantial merit the law school belongs
in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing.
- Thorstein Veblen

This year, we are going to take our government out
of the hands of corporate special interests and put
it back into the hands of Ohio families -
where it belongs.
- Sherrod Brown

Love remembered and consecrated by grief belongs,
more clearly than the happy intercourse of friends,
to the eternal world; it has proved itself stronger than death.
- Dean Inge

I think about the meaning of pain.
Pain is personal.
It really belongs to the one feeling it.
Probably the only thing that is your own.
I like mine.
- Henry Rollins

People shouldn't expect the mass media to do investigative stories.
That job belongs to the 'fringe' media.
- Ted Koppel

Education is the passport to the future,
for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
- Malcolm X

As Plotinus tells us, we elected the body,
the parents, the place, and the circumstances that
suited the soul and that,
as the myth says, belongs to its necessity.
- James Hillman

For they, the philosophers, were considered teachers of right living,
which is far more excellent, since to speak well belongs only to a few,
but to live well belongs to all.
- Lactantius

The Chinese culture belongs not only to the Chinese
but also to the whole world.
- Jinato Hu

To me, a feminist belongs in the same category as a
humanist or an advocate for human rights.
I don't see why someone who's a feminist should be thought of differently.
- Suzanne Vega

Obviously Mad TV, SNL are one kind of show,
whereas The State belongs to the kind of show that
is entirely conceived written and performed by a set
group that existed before the TV show.
- David Wain

The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the
late Mayor Daley who forged a coalition of business
and labor that kept Chicago always moving ahead.
- Jane Byrne

Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage
on the carousel never belongs to anyone?
- Erma Bombeck

I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me.
I write a book for no other reason than to add three
or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate.
- Jack London

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
And venture belongs to the adventurous.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

The police belongs to the people and the people belong to the police.
- Todor Zhivkov

Brooks Robinson belongs in a higher league.
- Pete Rose

Canada will be a strong country when Canadians of all
provinces feel at home in all parts of the country,
and when they feel that all Canada belongs to them.
- Pierre Trudeau

I think Charley Pride has been one of the best things
to happen to country music,
to prove it belongs to everybody.
- Loretta Lynn

It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
- Tacitus

It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended,
but the glory belongs to our ancestors.
- Plutarch

More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

When His Holiness won the Nobel Peace Prize,
there was a quantum leap.
He is not seen as solely a Tibetan anymore;
he belongs to the world.
- Richard Gere

Any philosophy that can be put in a nutshell belongs there.
- Sydney J. Harris


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