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Catherine Helen Spence Quotes and Sayings

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Nothing is insignificant in the history of a young community,
and - above all - nothing seems impossible.
- Catherine Helen Spence

After the break up of the municipality and the loss
of his income my father lost health and spirits.
- Catherine Helen Spence

I had seen Adelaide the dearest and the cheapest place to live in.
- Catherine Helen Spence

I look back to a happy childhood.
- Catherine Helen Spence

 

I think I was well brought up, for my father and mother
were of one mind regarding the care of the family.
- Catherine Helen Spence

I had only two offers of marriage in my life,
and I refused both.
- Catherine Helen Spence

South Australia was the first community to give the
secret ballot for political elections.
- Catherine Helen Spence

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My return to London introduced me to a wider range of society.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Drinking habits were very prevalent among men,
and were not in any way disgraceful,
unless excessive.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Even before the discovery of copper South Australia had turned the corner.
- Catherine Helen Spence

The Town Clerkship, however, was the means of giving
me a lesson in electoral methods.
- Catherine Helen Spence

My pamphlet did not set the Torrens on fire.
- Catherine Helen Spence

My brothers went to the parish school,
one of the best in the county.
- Catherine Helen Spence

A glass of whisky in Scotland in the thirties cost less than a cup of tea.
- Catherine Helen Spence

As we grew to love South Australia, we felt that we
were in an expanding society,
still feeling the bond to the motherland,
but eager to develop a perfect society,
in the land of our adoption.
- Catherine Helen Spence

The first issue of The Register was printed in London,
and gave a glowing account of the province that was to be -
its climate,
its resources, the sound principles on which it was founded.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Probably my mother's life was prolonged beyond that
of a long-lived family by her coming to Australia in middle life;
and if I ever had any tendency to consumption,
the climate must have helped me.
- Catherine Helen Spence

I count myself well educated, for the admirable woman
at the head of the school which I attended from the
age of four and a half till I was thirteen and a half,
was a born teacher in advance of her own times.
- Catherine Helen Spence

I had learned what wealth was, and a great deal about
production and exchange for myself in the early history of South Australia -
of the value of machinery,
of roads and bridges, and of ports for transport and export.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Our South Australian farmers left their holdings in
the hands of their wives and children too young to take with them,
but almost all of them returned to grow grain and produce to send to Victoria.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz) PHOTO

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

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 PHOTO

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Fully experience THIS moment -
breathe in, breathe out - nothing more.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where There is Love,
Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you
it's going to be a butterfly.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water,
yet nothing can resist it.
- Lao Tzu

There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Tao abides in non-action,
Yet nothing is left undone.
- Lao Tzu

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

Blessed is he who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed.
- Alexander Pope

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
- John Keywood

Sadness is nothing more than the absence of joy
in the same way that darkness
is nothing more than the absence of light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

You can easily judge the character of others
by how they treat those who can
do nothing for them or to them.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
- Confucius

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

Nothing endures but change.
- Heraclitus

To know everything is to know nothing,
but to know nothing is to know everything.
- Confucius

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

Nothing can stop the man with the right
mental attitude from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man
with the wrong mental attitude.
- Thomas Jefferson

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
- Socrates

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
- Horace

Nothing external to you has any power over you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war
is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein


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