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This homage has been rendered not to me -
by Henryk Sienkiewicz

This homage has been rendered not to me -
for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me -
but to the Polish achievement,
the Polish genius.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

It has been said that Poland is dead,
exhausted, enslaved, but here is the proof of her life and triumph.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

Day is like day as two beads in a rosary,
unless changes of weather form the only variety.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

The profession of the writer has its thorns about which
the reader does not dream.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

 

But the French writers always had more originality
and independence than others,
and that regulator, which elsewhere was religion,
long since ceased to exist for them.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

On an exhausted field, only weeds grow.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

Evidently the merit depends on the result of the work.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

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The sky is one whole, the water another;
and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

If the infinity of the sea may call out thus,
perhaps when a man is growing old, calls come to him,
too, from another infinity still darker and more deeply mysterious;
and the more he is wearied by life the dearer are those calls to him.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

Question with boldness even the existence of a God;
because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason,
than that of blind-folded fear.
- Thomas Jefferson

I have known great things and wonderful persons,
and I have known homage.
- Lillie Langtry

When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents,
to sort of remind myself of him.
A homage.
He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands.
- Gavin DeGraw

Religion may be defined thus: a belief in,
and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown.
- Frances Wright

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days,
no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Parody is homage gone sour.
- Brendan Gill

Fraud is the homage that force pays to reason.
- Charles Curtis

Fix reason firmly in her seat,
and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God;
because, if there be one,
he must more approve of the homage of reason,
than that of blindfolded fear.
- Thomas Jefferson

Led Zeppelin, you can't find a better band to pay homage to.
- Ann Wilson

Gratitude is not only the memory but the homage of
the heart rendered to God for his goodness.
- Nathaniel Parker Willis

We pay homage to the people who came before,
doing satires, like Mel Brooks; we're just carrying the torch.
- Shawn Wayans

In England the only homage which they pay to Virtue -
is hypocrisy.
- Lord Byron

The Grateful Dead are our religion.
This is a religion that doesn't pay homage to the God
that all the other religions pay homage to.
- Ken Kesey

I think you have to show homage to creators.
- Brendan Fraser

Wizards was my homage to Tolkien in the American idiom.
I had read Tolkien, understood Tolkien,
and wanted to do a sort of fantasy for American kids,
and that was Wizards.
- Ralph Bakshi

The greatest homage we can pay to truth,
is to use it.
- James Russell Lowell

To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now,
I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are
paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved.
- Andre Malraux

Probably I, like a lot of people, became a writer in
imitation of or in homage to the books I enjoyed.
When you're so captivated by something,
you think, could I do that? Hmm, let me try.
- Curtis Sittenfeld

David Lynch and I almost made a movie together in the late '80s.
We had lots of dinners and lunches.
He's a very cool, hip guy.
This film, let's face it, is like an homage to him,
I would imagine he'd find it funny.
- Martin Short

I feel, as never before, how justly,
from the dawn of history to the present time,
men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration
to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives,
that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor.
- Edward Everett

That's a little homage in a way to that and also to
create that sort of creepy atmosphere that Hitchcock did.
Vertigo was one of his great movies that was shot right
here in The City and it's about a woman and the psychological twists and so forth.
- Philip Kaufman

Integrity is the first step to true greatness.
Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it.
To maintain it in high places costs self-denial;
in all places it is liable to opposition,
but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
- Charles Simmons

I love my man as my fellow; but his scepter,
real, or usurped, extends not to me,
unless the reason of an individual demands my homage;
and even then the submission is to reason,
and not to man.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

J.
Lo is also an homage to my fans.
That's what fans call me on the streets,
and I like it.
So giving the album this title is my way of telling
them that this is for them,
in appreciation of their support.
- Jennifer Lopez

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

What work I have done I have done because it has been play.
If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.
- Mark Twain

I have always been regretting that
I was not as wise as the day I was born.
- Henry David Thoreau

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues
have never been discovered.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All life is change.
Release your attachment to the way things have been,
and wend your way joyfully
through life's unfolding majesty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

To have done anything just for money
is to have been truly idle.
- Henry David Thoreau

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Education is what survives when
what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B. F. Skinner

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider
the gifts you have been given,
the difference you have made
and the direction in which you are headed.
- Anonymous

An "always been" does not mean I must choose "what must be."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;
most of which never happened.
- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

The highest thinkers of the ages,
the seers of the tribes and the nations,
have been optimists.
- Helen Keller

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How far you go in life depends on you being
tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and the strong.
Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

Your innermost core has always been pure.
Purity is intrinsic to you,
it cannot be taken away.
- Osho

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Visualize your end result as having already been accomplished.
Let the image of your success play on the giant screen
in full color with surround sound -
so real you can smell and taste it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price.
May He be so to every one of us.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like a Butterfly, I have been Reborn
with Bold Colors and Strong Wings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Failure does not exist.
Failure is simply someone else's opinion of how
a certain act should have been completed.
Once you believe that no act must be performed
in any specific other-directed way,
then failing becomes impossible.
- Wayne Dyer

You have not been abandoned.
You are never alone, except by your own choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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