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John Byng Quotes and Sayings

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The next morning we saw nothing of the enemy,
though we were still lying to.
- John Byng

The enemy now began to appear from the mast-head.
- John Byng

Falling little wind, it was five before I could form my line,
or distinguish any of the enemy's motions;
and could not judge at all of their force,
more than by numbers, which were seventeen,
and thirteen appeared large.
- John Byng

I do not send their Lordships the particulars of our
losses and damages by this,
as it would take me much time; and I am willing none
should be lost in letting them know an event of such consequence.
- John Byng

 

By this time it was past six, and the enemy's van and
ours were at too great a distance to engage,
I perceived some of their ships stretching to the northward;
and I imagined they were going to form a new line.
- John Byng

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Choose to be as a young child -
fully awake, eager for the next experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
- David Starr Jordan

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
- Helen Keller

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man can do only what he can do.
But if he does that each day he can sleep at night
and do it again the next day.
- Albert Schweitzer

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

You will never do anything in this world without courage.
It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Allen

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

Completion:
It is time for the project to be over.
You submitted the proposal, you painted your house,
you passed-in the term paper.
Whatever praise or criticism you received,
it is now time to move on to your next project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are never afraid of what is happening in this instant -
It is what MIGHT happen next that frightens us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Affirmation:
I congratulate myself warmly for each accomplishment,
then ask, "What's next?"
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A state of expectancy is a great asset;
a state of uncertainty -
one moment thinking "perhaps"
and the next moment thinking "I don't know" -
will never get desired results.
- Ernest Holmes

I congratulate myself warmly for each accomplishment,
then ask, "What's next?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Death is just life's next big adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

Choose to adopt the attitude toward failure that sports teams do.
In each game, one team succeeds and one fails.
Then the next week they both get out and play again.
Life is also a game - with some successes and some failures.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience
in which I must stop and look fear in the face.
I say to myself, I've lived through this
and can take the next thing that comes along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

The ending of a job or a relationship
may appear as the darkest night,
but it is merely the Winter season -
the time of renewal and rebirth
that precedes the new planting -
the beginning of the next great cycle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Eye-of-the-Storm.
Surrounded by the winds and the rain,
yet peaceful in its own unworldly way -
an unnatural ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way.
Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is
a moment of serenity among the challenge -
a time for repose and contemplation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We humans feel an instinctive need to know
what is coming next - what we can count upon.
We fear change - even the most positive change.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The movie character Forrest Gump describing life
as being "like a box of chocolates,"
is such a positive upbeat way of
characterizing the uncertainty of life.
I have no idea what life will give me next,
but whatever it is, it will be sweet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

The philosophy of the school room in one generation
will be the philosophy of government in the next.
- Abraham Lincoln

Truth always rests with the minority,
and the minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion,
while the strength of a majority is illusory,
formed by the gangs who have no opinion -
and who, therefore, in the next instant
(when it is evident that the minority is the stronger)
assume its opinion... while truth again reverts to a new minority.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Maybe I could have loved you better.
Maybe you should have loved me more.
Maybe our hearts were just next in line.
Maybe everything breaks sometime.
- Jewel

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

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

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We make our friends; we make our enemies;
but God makes our next-door neighbor.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little.
And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat
to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
- Robert Bolt

Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next
world than even we generals.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time.
I don't believe in diets.
Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

The only thing that makes life possible
is permanent, intolerable uncertainty;
not knowing what comes next.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other.
Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
- Katharine Hepburn

To the well-organized mind,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

I was the kid next door's imaginary friend.
- Emo Phillips

Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing
in the world is power without humor.
- Eric Sevareid

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Never trust spiritual leader who doesn't dance.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next
to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

I've given it my all.
I've done my best.
Now, I'm ready with my family to begin the next phase of our lives.
- Richard M. Daley

I think the next best thing to solving a problem is
finding some humor in it.
- Frank Howard Clark

No one knows what's next, but everybody does it.
- George Carlin

Designers are very fickle.
I never wanted to be a victim of that.
You're in one minute, out the next.
- Tyra Banks

I was thrown out of N.Y.U. my freshman year
for cheating on my metaphysics final ...
I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time
capsules in order to give those people living in the
next century or so some idea of what we are like.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy,
is government.
- Henry Ward Beecher

In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know
what not to do the next time.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
- David Starr Jordan

Mother Nature may be forgiving this year,
or next year, but eventually she's going to come around and whack you.
You've got to be prepared.
- Geraldo Rivera

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next
to a God made object like a tree or flower.
If it clashes, it is not art.
- Paul Cezanne

The type of mixing that was out then was blending from
one record to the next or waiting for the record to
go off and wait for the jock to put the needle back on.
- Grandmaster Flash

Why can't we build orphanages next to homes for the
elderly? If someone were sitting in a rocker,
it wouldn't be long before a kid will be in his lap.
- Cloris Leachman

I've got CDs in my car, listening all the time for that next song,
because everybody's looking.
- Reba McEntire

A show is like having a climax.
It's like having an incredible, natural climax.
And then suddenly it's all finished,
and you don't know what to do next.
- Rod Stewart

In baseball, there's always the next day.
- Ryne Sandberg

I have no aspiration whatsoever to be the next great leading man.
- DeForest Kelley

I always treat each take as a rehearsal for the next take.
That way you can find stuff and keep adding and playing
until they tell me to stop.
- Martin Landau

Once I found out how much an Off-Off-Broadway actor makes,
I was whoring myself out the next day.
- Rob Corddry

The life expectancy of a team is about eight months.
Then the next year, it's a whole new team.
- Mike Krzyzewski

No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next.
- Edward W. Howe


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