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Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure. ...
by Abraham Cowley

Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.
- Abraham Cowley

Curiosity does, no less than devotion,
pilgrims make.
- Abraham Cowley

His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might be wrong;
his life,
I'm sure, was always in the right.
- Abraham Cowley

Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.
- Abraham Cowley

 

Hope!
of all ills that men endure, the only cheap and universal cure.
- Abraham Cowley

The world's a scene of changes, and to be constant,
in nature were inconstancy.
- Abraham Cowley

God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.
- Abraham Cowley

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Nothing is to come, and nothing past:
But an eternal now,
does always last.
- Abraham Cowley

Life is an incurable disease.
- Abraham Cowley

This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy,
for contempt too high.
- Abraham Cowley

Solitude can be used well by very few people.
They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it,
and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
- Abraham Cowley

We deem those happy, who from the experience of life
have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
- Carl Jung

No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that
great success and huge money buy you immunity from
the common ills of mankind,
such as cars that won't start.
- Larry McMurtry

It is possible to provide security against other ills,
but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
- Epicurus

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
- C. S. Lewis

One cannot be too extreme in dealing with social ills;
the extreme thing is generally the true thing.
- Emma Goldman

Half the ills we heard within our hearts are ills because we hoard them.
- Barry Cornwall

No one understands my ills, nor the terror that fills my breast,
who does not know the heart of a mother.
- Marie Antoinette

When I went to the University, the medical school was
the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life,
its nature, its origins, and its ills.
- Albert Claude

Old age is, so to speak, the sanctuary of ills:
they all take refuge in it.
- Antiphanes

Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife;
This simple boon I beg of Fate -
A thousand years of Middle Life.
- Carolyn Wells

Call not that man wretched, who whatever ills he suffers,
has a child to love.
- Eric Hoffer

All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy.
- Alfred E. Smith

Work is a sovereign remedy for all ills,
and a man who loves to work will never be unhappy.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

Death is not evil, for it frees man from all ills and
takes away his desires along with desire's rewards.
- Giacomo Leopardi

We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.
- Clarence Day

There is no short and easy road, no magic cure for
those ills which have afflicted mankind from the dawn of history.
- Frank B. Kellogg

I love people who make me laugh.
I honestly think it's the thing I like most,
to laugh.
It cures a multitude of ills.
It's probably the most important thing in a person.
- Audrey Hepburn

Of course, Third World leaders love you.
By ascribing third world ills to First World sins,
you absolve them of blame for their countries' failure to advance.
- John McCarthy

In so far as the mind is stronger than the body,
so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe
than those contracted by the body.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Political extremism involves two prime ingredients:
an excessively simple diagnosis of the world's ills,
and a conviction that there are identifiable villains back of it all.
- John W. Gardner

Just because I publish pornography does not mean that
I am not concerned about the social ills that all of us are.
- Larry Flynt

All the ills from which America suffers can be traced
to the teaching of evolution.
- William Jennings Bryan

To feel our ills is one thing, but to cure them is another.
- Ovid

Alas, regardless of their doom, the little victims play!
No sense have they of ills to come, nor care beyond to-day.
- Thomas Gray

There are three modes of bearing the ills of life,
by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.
- Charles Caleb Colton

I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance
over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence,
not liable to the ills of life.
Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in;
we have to do with sober,
sad realities, with stubborn facts.
- Ernestine Rose

My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows
how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals,
a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage,
then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair.
- Aeschylus

The cure for all the ills and wrongs,
the cares, the sorrows, and the crimes of humanity,
all lie in the one word 'love'.
It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.
- Lydia M. Child

It appears fashionable these days, and almost politically correct,
to blame hard-working immigrants, especially those
from Mexico and Central America,
for the social and economic ills of our state and nation.
- Roger Mahony

All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes
that fill the history books,
all the political blunders, all the failures of the
great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
- Moliere

Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society.
If we're looking for the source of our troubles,
we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity,
ignorance, greed and love of power.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Two urns on Jove's high throne have ever stood,
the source of evil one, and one of good;
from thence the cup of mortal man he fills,
blessings to these, to those distributes ills;
to most he mingles both.
- Homer

In the beginning I thought, and still think,
he did great good in giving support and encouragement to this movement.
But I did not believe then, and have never believed since,
that these ills can be settled by partisan political methods.
They are moral and economic questions.
- Ray Stannard Baker

The third stage was the reaction that came when the
body struggled to compensate for its ills -
when,
for instance, the white count not only returned to
normal but increased to much higher than normal levels.
- John Hersey

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell


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