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Basil Bunting Quotes and Sayings

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Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.
- Basil Bunting

Can a moment of madness make up for an age of consent?
- Basil Bunting

To appreciate present conditions, collate them with those of antiquity.
- Basil Bunting

The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion;
and the confusion is infectious and destructive.
It is confusing and destructive to try and explain
anything in terms of anything else,
poetry in terms of psychology.
- Basil Bunting

 

Whether you listen to a piece of music,
or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug,
or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not
what it has in common with others of its kind,
but what is singularly its own.
- Basil Bunting

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

I must uphold my ideals,
for perhaps the time will come
when I shall be able to carry them out.
- Anne Frank

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

To carry each other is not a burden at all
but a kind of privilege.
- Bono

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that
it is better for hard words to be on paper
than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
- Anne Frank

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals,
because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Whenever you choose to carry resentment and hatred,
you are shouldering an immense burden that damages
your happiness, and often your health.
Does it matter that your resentment and hatred are "justified?"
Only you suffer - not the person you resent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The grass is not always greener
on the other side of the fence.
Fences have nothing to do with it.
The grass is greenest where it is watered.
When crossing over fences, carry water with you
and tend the grass wherever you may be.
- Anonymous

Let today be a day to trust your own inner guidance,
a day to have faith that your steps are carrying you
in the direction you desire,
a day to keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred.
Ritual is the spark that must not go out.
- Christina Baldwin

If we are to teach real peace in this world,
and if we are to carry on a real war against war,
we shall have to begin with the children.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Today, I Allow Spirit To Carry All My Burdens.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being.
With freedom comes responsibility.
For the person who is unwilling to grow up,
the person who does not want to carry is own weight,
this is a frightening prospect.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Life is like a roller coaster - scream Whee... on the way down,
and let the momentum carry you back up the next hill.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind
him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
- Walter Lippmann

We need a data network that can easily carry voice,
instead of what we have today, a voice network struggling to carry data.
- Reed Hundt

Always end the name of your child with a vowel,
so that when you yell, the name will carry.
- Bill Cosby

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
- Margaret Walker

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were.
But without it we go nowhere.
- Carl Sagan

Own only what you can always carry with you:
know languages,
know countries, know people.
Let your memory be your travel bag.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

We should regret our mistakes and learn from them,
but never carry them forward into the future with us.
- Lucy Maud Montgomery

And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry,
he will be but a walking dictionary:
a mere articulate clock.
- George Chapman

Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of
cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality;
he carried the American flag.
- Adrian Cronauer

You carry forever the fingerprint that comes from being under someone's thumb.
- Nancy Banks Smith

My first rule of consumerism is never to buy anything
you can't make your children carry.
- Bill Bryson

I don't think the British carry a historical consciousness either.
- Tom Paulin

Large sums were paid for the use of money,
because the available amount of gold and silver was
far less than was needed to carry on the commercial
transactions of the times.
- John Buchanan Robinson

The finest plans have always been spoiled by the littleness
of them that should carry them out.
Even emperors can't do it all by themselves.
- Bertolt Brecht

We believe that the Federal Reserve has to carry on
with a progressive increase in interest rates as a
consequence of the American economy.
- Rodrigo Rato

Zealots often carry the day.
- Bobby Ray Inman

If the white man wants to hold on to it,
let him do so; but the Negro, so far as he is able,
should develop and carry out a program of his own.
- Carter G. Woodson

Objects are what matter.
Only they carry the evidence that throughout the centuries
something really happened among human beings.
- Levi Strauss

And so, it's not a thing of how many carries,
but were you effective when you did carry.
- Franco Harris

The world is filled with violence.
Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding
citizens should also have guns.
Otherwise they will win and the decent people will loose.
- James Earl Jones

In a country like France, so ancient,
their history is full of outstanding people,
so they carry a heavy weight on their back.
Who could write in French after Proust or Flaubert?
- Manuel Puig

Everything can be killed except nostalgia for the kingdom,
we carry it in the color of our eyes,
in every love affair, in everything that deeply torments and unties and tricks.
- Julio Cortazar

Let's say black, the whole black religious experience,
here, is very impressive to me, because when I first
arrived I realized that people carry their faith with so much pride.
- Boris Kodjoe

I would like to be Maria, but there is La Callas who
demands that I carry myself with her dignity.
- Maria Callas

Even though James Burton was my idol,
I didn't think I could carry his shoes back then.
- John Fogerty

We'll be presenting a broad spectrum of the music and
looking at how the younger guys can carry it on.
- Keith Emerson

It's beyond belief that any Australian could be so
stupid as to carry drugs into any country in Asia.
- John Howard

Drug smugglers often use juveniles to carry their shipments into the U.S.
because they know the juveniles will not be prosecuted if caught.
- Timothy Murphy

Man has now become an adjunct to perfect and carry forward these conquests.
- Albert Claude

The first movie I appeared in was Carry On Cowboy,
though not as an actor.
I was just riding horses.
- Richard O'Brien

We carry a new world here, in our hearts.
That world is growing this minute.
- Buenaventura Durruti

We carry within us the wonders we seek without us.
- Thomas Browne

Carry the battle to them.
Don't let them bring it to you.
Put them on the defensive and don't ever apologize for anything.
- Harry S. Truman

Teddy Roosevelt...
once said, 'Speak softly and carry a big stick.'
Jimmy Carter wants to speak loudly and carry a fly swatter.
- Gerald R. Ford

We've been taught to believe that actions speak louder than words.
But I think words speak pretty loud all of our lives;
we carry these words in our head.
- Marlo Thomas

I think there's a tide that tends to carry historians back to the past.
- Ron Chernow

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen
from one to another mind.
- James Russell Lowell

I think a craft becomes an art form when the space
of possible solutions becomes so huge that engineering can't carry you through.
- Bill Budge

The true purpose of education is to teach a man to
carry himself triumphant to the sunset.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men -
from mothers most of all,
who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

If eighty percent of your sales come from twenty percent of all of your items,
just carry those twenty percent.
- Henry A. Kissinger

I don't want to tell you how much insurance I carry with the Prudential,
but all I can say is: when I go, they go too.
- Jack Benny

Of course, we should all be aware of what we're packing
in our carry-on luggage -
anything that might be considered dangerous could be
confiscated at a security checkpoint.
- David Neeleman

Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
- Theodore Roosevelt

God will protect us, but to make sure,
carry a heavy club.
- Gypsy Rose Lee

I have found that a smile and a stick will carry you through all right,
and in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it is the
smile that does the trick.
- Robert Powell

I carry out my work thus: I never use models or nature for the figure,
drapery or anything else.
- John Tenniel


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