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Thus happiness depends, as nature shows,
by William Cowper

Thus happiness depends, as nature shows,
less on exterior things than most suppose.
- William Cowper

Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too.
- William Cowper

They whom truth and wisdom lead, can gather honey from a weed.
- William Cowper

The dogs did bark, the children screamed,
Up flew the windows all; And every soul bawled out,
Well done!
As loud as he could bawl.
- William Cowper

 

O, popular applause!
what heart of man is proof against thy sweet,
seducing charms?
- William Cowper

A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator.
- William Cowper

The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man,
studious of change, And pleased with novelty,
might be indulged.
- William Cowper

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God made the country, and man made the town.
- William Cowper

Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth.
While truths, on which eternal things depend,
can hardly find a single friend.
- William Cowper

Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
- William Cowper

Absence from whom we love is worse than death,
and frustrates hope severer than despair.
- William Cowper

Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God.
- William Cowper

It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely
appealed to on each trifling theme.
- William Cowper

Meditation here may think down hours to moments.
Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head
and learning wiser grow without his books.
- William Cowper

The darkest day, if you live till tomorrow,
will have past away.
- William Cowper

A fool must now and then be right, by chance.
- William Cowper

O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen
in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms,
Than reign in this horrible place.
- William Cowper

Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
- William Cowper

Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way,
Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads,
Are rarely known to stray.
- William Cowper

Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.
- William Cowper

The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow.
- William Cowper

Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
- William Cowper

Existence is a strange bargain.
Life owes us little; we owe it everything.
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
- William Cowper

No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.
- William Cowper

No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed.
- William Cowper

Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
- William Cowper

The parson knows enough who knows a Duke.
- William Cowper

An epigram is but a feeble thing - With straw in tail,
stuck there by way of sting.
- William Cowper

No one was ever scolded out of their sins.
- William Cowper

Where men of judgment creep and feel their way,
The positive pronounce without dismay.
- William Cowper

How much a dunce that has been sent to roam,
excels a dunce that has been kept at home.
- William Cowper

Knowledge is proud that it knows so much;
wisdom is humble that it knows no more.
- William Cowper

Man may dismiss compassion from his heart,
but God never will.
- William Cowper

Variety's the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.
- William Cowper

Absence of proof is not proof of absence.
- William Cowper

God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform.
He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.
- William Cowper

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

The world is incomprehensible.
We won't ever understand it;
we won't ever unravel its secrets.
Thus we must treat the world as it is:
a sheer mystery.
- Carlos Castaneda

Those who are highly evolved,
maintain an undiscriminating perception.
Seeing everything, labeling nothing,
they maintain their awareness of the Great Oneness.
Thus they are supported by it.
- Lao Tzu

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

To a very young child, mommy and daddy are gods.
We spend our lives looking to regain
that sense of being cared for and protected.
Thus religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world,
that is bad.
But if a learned person is thus attracted,
it is worse.
- Abu Bakr

Genius may have its limitations,
but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
- Elbert Hubbard

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything
save our modes of thinking
and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
- Albert Einstein

He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow,
for the root of all grief is attachment.
Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
- Chanakya

And thus goes segregation which is the most far-reaching
development in the history of the Negro since the enslavement of the race.
- Carter G. Woodson

Fat is one of the chief enemies of the heart because
it has to be plentifully supplied with blood and thus
needlessly increases the pumping load that the heart must sustain.
- Gene Tunney

Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains
are ours without his cares.
Thus I have soared above this world,
where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys.
- Honore de Balzac

Anyone who thus looks up has some chance of becoming
worthy to be looked up to in turn.
- Irving Babbitt

Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.
- Ovid

But He Himself hath sealed your sufferings,
and their thus saying condemns God, and His sealing condemns them.
- Donald Cargill

President Bush's war on Iraq is viewed broadly in Islamic
communities as an attack on Islam,
and thus the President has alienated a large part of
one fifth of the world's population.
- John Olver

Quantum physics thus reveals a basic oneness of the universe.
- Erwin Schrodinger

When lying, be emphatic and indignant,
thus behaving like your children.
- William Feather

I'm excited about it, thrilled with the success thus far.
- Vince McMahon

Thus, I steer my bark, and sail On even keel,
with gentle gale.
- Matthew Green

Thus have you the way of making Conserves,
the way of keeping of them is in Earthen pots.
- Nicholas Culpeper

The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry,
"Thus far and no farther."
- Ludwig van Beethoven

The guest gets at least as much service with us as
with some established airline,
if not even more.
And at by far a favourable price.
Thus the passengers remain gladly with us.
- Niki Lauda

Thus self-love as one part of human nature,
and the several particular principles as the other part,
are, themselves, their objects and ends,
stated and shown.
- Joseph Butler

Secrecy is thus, so to speak, a transition stadium
between being and not-being.
- Georg Simmel

When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed
in an 18th century garden,
it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past,
thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.
- Robert Smithson

Thus the public use of reason and freedom is nothing but a dessert,
a sumptuous dessert.
- Johann G. Hamann

We are condemned to kill time, thus we die bit by bit.
- Octavio Paz

God is not the mere dead conception to which we have thus given utterance,
but he is in himself pure Life.
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte

Thus, the use of fiat money is more justifiable in
financing a depression than in financing a war.
- Carroll Quigley

I know the established Christian theology...
I know the enemy, but the enemy doesn't know me.
Thus the enemy has already lost the war.
- Sun Myung Moon

Thus much for thy assurance know; a hollow friend is but a hellish foe.
- Nicholas Breton


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