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Hervey Allen Quotes and Sayings

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Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in
the keeping of their wits.
- Hervey Allen

Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages.
- Hervey Allen

Local color has a fatal tendency to remain local;
but it is also true that the universal often borders on the void.
- Hervey Allen

Legends are material to be moulded, and not facts to be recorded.
- Hervey Allen

 

Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed,
leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or
less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves
has departed with the economic system upon which it rested.
- Hervey Allen

In a continent but recently settled,
many parts of which have as yet little historical or cultural background,
the material for this volume has been gathered from
a section that was one of the first to be colonized.
- Hervey Allen

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

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You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen PHOTO

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha PHOTO

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche PHOTO

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart 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

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

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray PHOTO

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

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 PHOTO

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

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

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Truth is not only violated by falsehood;
it may be equally outraged by silence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

The only wealth which you will keep forever
is the wealth you have given away.
- Marcus Aurelius

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
- Albert Einstein

Books are mirrors:
you only see in them what you already have inside you.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary.
Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
- The Buddha

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

A man is truly ethical only when he obeys
the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist,
and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.
- Albert Schweitzer

Failure is only the opportunity to
begin again more intelligently.
- Henry Ford

The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

We are each of us angels with only one wing,
and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Lucretius

Without health, life is not life;
it is only a state of languor and suffering -
an image of death.
- The Buddha

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

You don't get to choose how you're going to die,
only how you're going to live.
- Joan Baez

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

It takes years to build up trust,
and only seconds to destroy it.
- Anonymous

The only source of knowledge is experience.
- Albert Einstein

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
- Henry Kaiser

There is no certainty; there is only adventure.
- Roberto Assagioli


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