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Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease,
by Adelaide Anne Procter

Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease,
and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys.
It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

I do not ask, O Lord, that life may be a pleasant road.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

Joy is like restless day; but peace divine like quiet night;
Lead me,
O Lord, till perfect Day shall shine through Peace to Light.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

The men are much alarmed by certain speculations about women;
and well they may be,
for when the horse and ass begin to think and argue,
adieu to riding and driving.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

 

No star is ever lost we once have seen,
we always may be what we might have been.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

Dreams grow holy put in action.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

We always may be what we might have been.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

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How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking
for gardens and gardening.
- Alexander Smith

The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and
peace are deep-seated and powerful.
They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.
- Arthur Henderson

He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security,
and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.
- James Russell Lowell

I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.
- Salvador Dali

When Seymour saw me seated at the piano at that first rehearsal,
he shouted: 'What's that kid doing here? Call your
piano player and let's get started.'
- Mary Lou Williams

Like Odysseus, the President looked wiser when he was seated.
- John Maynard Keynes

It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble,
how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle,
how great the mistake.
A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.
- Emmet Fox

Deep-seated are the wounds of civil brawls.
- Marcus Annaeus Lucan

The organizing principle, which according to an eternal
law creates the different essential organs of the body,
and animates them, is not itself seated in one particular organ.
- Johannes P. Muller

Oh that I were seated as high as my ambition,
I'd place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs.
- Horace Walpole

At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death
should always be seated closest to the bathroom.
- George Carlin

Some smart man once said that on the most exalted throne in the world,
we are seated on nothing but our own arse.
- Wendell Mayes

The seated lotus postures are an amazing way to go into meditation,
or simply just to take a moment to ground oneself.
- Christy Turlington

An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing;
an American pacing,
an Irishman, afterwards.
- Austin O'Malley

Ladies be seated, a laugh doesn't cost you a dime.
- Johnny Olson

The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground,
seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.
- Henry Walter Bates

Ladies be seated, and let's have a wonderful time!
- Johnny Olson

I spent an entire evening seated between Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly,
being charmed from either side.
It was pure Hollywood magic.
- Lorna Luft

Ladies be seated, the party has only begun.
- Johnny Olson

Bigotry or prejudice in any form is more than a problem;
it is a deep-seated evil within our society.
- Judith Light

There's a deep-seated paranoia that Americans have
about not being Americans or something.
- Billy Joel

For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles
the burden for the one who suffers the disease;
he is burdened with his own sorrow,
and groans on seeing another's happiness.
- Aeschylus

Walt's idea was that - as soon as the people who were
dining got through their main course.
They were supposed to all be seated,
served at the same time,
when they got into the dessert.
- John Hench

You will be pleased to know I stand obediently for the national anthem,
though of course I would defend your right to remain
seated should you so decide.
- Ira Glasser

Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Bush's faith in the rightness of his strategy in the
broader war is deep-seated.
It is a product of faith.
- Rich Lowry

Watching President Obama apologize last week for America's arrogance -
before a French audience that owes its freedom to the
sacrifices of Americans -
helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy
toward American values and traditions.
- Rick Santorum

The last eight years have created a lot of deep-seated hostility.
People take political decisions very personally,
and today there is a constant, ongoing attack,
with one side or the other being maligned.
- Fred F. Fielding

Mine are the deep-seated fears established when we are children,
and they never quite go away: the fear of being helpless,
the fear of being trapped, the fear of being out of control.
- Virginia C. Andrews

I would have thought it possible to choose delegates
for these larger conferences who,
even if they could not speak the principal languages,
could at least understand them or could have friends
seated beside them who could keep them informed on essential points.
- Fredrik Bajer

And you yourself always be seated at the middle fo
the high table that your presence as lord or lady may appear openly to all,
and that you may plainly see on either side all the
service and all the faults.
- Robert Grosseteste

But I feel convinced, and I venture even to prophesy in this regard,
that the time will come when there will also be a minister of peace in the cabinet,
seated beside the ministers of war.
- Fredrik Bajer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

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


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