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

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

 

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

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

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

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Of all ills that one endures, hope is a 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

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

One who is injured ought not to return the injury,
for on no account can it be right to do an injustice;
and it is not right to return an injury,
or to do evil to any man,
however much we have suffered from him.
- Socrates

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive
unless you take account of people's attitudes.
After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
- Prince Charles

History is an account, mostly false,
of events,
mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers,
mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
- Ambrose Bierce

I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name.
- Paula Poundstone

A religion that takes no account of practical affairs
and does not help to solve them, is no religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race.
There is no other way.
And in order to treat some persons equally,
we must treat them differently.
- Harry A. Blackmun

We are not inferring design to account for a black box,
but to account for an open box.
- Michael Behe

If Congress doesn't raise taxes, you cannot get a private
investment account without forgoing a portion,
possibly all, of your guaranteed benefit check.
- Grace Napolitano

There is a great deal of unmapped country within us
which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
- George Eliot

As a matter of fact, if you do not take into account,
as Congressman Ross just stated, the Social Security surplus,
our fiscal deficit, ladies and gentlemen,
is over $700 billion today.
- Jim Costa

While tax refunds amount to substantial income for many Americans,
current IRS rules do not allow taxpayers to directly
deposit their refund into more than one account.
- Jim Cooper

I differ materially from Capt.
Lewis, in my account of the numbers,
manners,
and morals of the Sioux.
- Zebulon Pike

Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

It appears from Mr. Smith's account that there is no
scarcity of buffalo as he penetrated the country.
- William Henry Ashley

Good health is not something we can buy.
However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

Food, like sex, is one of the principal kinds of human
activity that engage people when they wonder about
how to account for different kinds of human behaviour.
- Marvin Harris

Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook,
and a good digestion.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

There is an immense, painful longing for a broader,
more flexible, fuller, more coherent,
more comprehensive account of what we human beings are,
who we are and what this life is for.
- Saul Bellow

I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984.
Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss
are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal.
- Benazir Bhutto

Logical positivists have never taken psychology into
account in their epistemology,
but they affirm that logical beings and mathematical
beings are nothing but linguistic structures.
- Jean Piaget

Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
- Thomas Carlyle

To be taken into account were some years of schooling,
where I studied with diligence Neptune's laws,
and these laws I tried to obey when I sailed overseas;
it was worth the while.
- Joshua Slocum

Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man
who did not particularly care to trace his own.
- Ambrose Bierce

I'm quite influenced in this by one of my heroes,
Montaigne, who thought a man's real task was to render
as honest an account of himself as he could.
- Robert Sheckley

The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision
of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.
- Alice Walker

Testimony should be a philosophical problem and not
limited to legal or historical contexts where it refers
to the account of a witness who reports what he has seen.
- Paul Ricoeur

You shall hear a good account of me or of my death.
- Charles Ferguson Smith

I can always remember that experience in Hawaii pleasantly on account of Elvis.
- Minnie Pearl

Even in a less exaggerated description,
any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself
employing an assortment of waterfalls,
lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc.
- Sergei Eisenstein

But I love honesty, and, therefore; do I make great account of facts.
- Gerrit Smith

But having said all of that, that still doesn't account
for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems,
I think, from Lincoln's personal characteristics.
- David Herbert Donald

True stories, autobiographical stories,
like some novels, begin long ago, before the acts in the account,
before the birth of some of the people in the tale.
- Harold Brodkey

I finally reached the conclusion that mathematics was
the study I was best fitted to follow,
though I did not clearly see in what way I should turn the subject to account.
- Simon Newcomb

No one was ever saved because his sins were small;
no one was ever rejected on account of the greatness of his sins.
Where sin abounded, grace shall much more abound.
- Archibald Alexander

The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips
Man of all his moral attributes,
or holds them of no account in the estimate of his
origin and place in the created world.
- Adam Sedgwick

Marriage is like a bank account.
You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
- Irwin Corey

There is a tendency to seek an objective account of
everything before admitting its reality.
- Thomas Nagel

My mother opened a bank account for me when I made
$60 on my first day of work as an extra.
She's that kind of mother.
- Laura Dern

Manufacturers account for nearly 60 percent of all
industrial research and development.
- John Engler

Ability is of little account without opportunity.
- Lucille Ball

Mr. Ware has no right to discharge any of his laborers
on account of their political opinion.
- Charles E. Merrill

It always takes longer than you expect,
even if you take Hofstadter's Law into account.
- Douglas Hofstadter

Love is the strange bewilderment that overtakes one
person on account of another person.
- James Thurber

If you cannot work on the marriage or the women is a moron,
staying married and cheating makes the most sense because
divorce is disruptive to the family life and your bank account.
- Al Goldstein

Nothing shortens a journey so pleasantly as an account
of misfortunes at which the hearer is permitted to laugh.
- Quentin Crisp

I wore that same shirt yesterday playing golf.
There goes the Nike account.
- Leslie Nielsen

And because his Spirit was wholly God,
he is called God, and he is called man on account of his flesh.
- Michael Servetus

For this purpose I determined to keep an account of the voyage,
and to write down punctually every thing we performed or saw from day to day,
as will hereafter appear.
- Christopher Columbus

My observations of Japanese naval fighting men,
their abilities and equipment led me to believe that
they gave a better account of themselves than we did.
- Jack Adams

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President
should on no account be allowed to do the job.
- Douglas Adams

But we need to show that the EU can modernise itself,
can adapt to the needs of its citizens,
can take their views into account.
That will be our ambition for the UK Presidency.
- John Hutton

We were pretty good mates until the Beatles started
to split up and Yoko came into it.
It was more like old army buddies splitting up on account of wedding bells.
- Paul McCartney

Dogs get lost hundreds of times and no one ever notices
it or sends an account of it to a scientific magazine.
- Edward Thorndike

No one has been barred on account of his race
from fighting or dying for America,
there are no white or colored signs
on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.
- John F. Kennedy

Western Europe GDP per capita - not taking into account
the new accession counties -
was lower in 2001 relative to that of the US than any time since the 1960's.
- John Hutton

In all the sciences except Psychology we deal with
objects and their changes,
and leave out of account as far as possible the mind which observes them.
- Charles D. Broad

Matrimony is a process by which a grocer acquired an account the florist had.
- Frances Rodman

Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station.
Respect goodness, find it where you may.
- William Cobbett

It is good for us to keep some account of our prayers,
that we may not unsay them in our practice.
- Matthew Henry


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