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Karl Philipp Moritz Quotes and Sayings

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The joining of the whole congregation in prayer has
something exceedingly solemn and affecting in it.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

St.
Paul's arose like some huge mountain above the enormous
mass of smaller buildings.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

On a very gloomy dismal day, just such a one as it ought to be,
I went to see Westminster Abbey.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

Every view, and every object I studied attentively,
by viewing them again and again on every side,
for I was anxious to make a lasting impression of it on my imagination.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

 

These funerals always appear to me the more indecent in a populous city,
from the total indifference of the beholders,
and the perfect unconcern with which they are beheld.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

I am very sorry to say that I rejoiced when I once
more perceived the towers of Windsor behind me.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

It is a common observation, that the more solicitous
any people are about dress,
the more effeminate they are.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

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My host at Richmond, yesterday morning,
could not sufficiently express his surprise that I
intended to venture to walk as far as Oxford,
and still farther.
He however was so kind as to send his son,
a clever little boy, to show me the road leading to Windsor.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

The short English miles are delightful for walking.
You are always pleased to find, every now and then,
in how short a time you have walked a mile,
though, no doubt, a mile is everywhere a mile,
I walk but a moderate pace, and can accomplish four
English miles in an hour.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

In London, before I set out, I had paid one shilling;
another was now demanded,
so that upon the whole, from London to Richmond,
the passage in the stage costs just two shillings.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

In the streets through which we passed,
I must own the houses in general struck me as if they were dark and gloomy,
and yet at the same time they also struck me as prodigiously great and majestic.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

The church of St.
Peter at Berlin, notwithstanding the total difference
between them in the style of building,
appears in some respects to have a great resemblance to St.
Paul's in London.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

All over London as one walks, one everywhere,
in the season, sees oranges to sell;
and they are in general sold tolerably cheap,
one and even sometimes two for a halfpenny;
or,
in our money, threepence.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

Whilst in Prussia poets only speak of the love of country
as one of the dearest of all human affections,
here there is no man who does not feel,
and describe with rapture, how much he loves his country.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

I now resolved to go to bed early, with a firm purpose
of also rising early the next day to revisit this charming walk;
for I thought to myself,
I have now seen this temple of the modern world imperfectly;
I have seen it only by moonlight.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

My landlady, who is only a tailor's widow,
reads her Milton; and tells me, that her late husband
first fell in love with her on this very account:
because she read Milton with such proper emphasis.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

A traveller on foot in this country seems to be considered
as a sort of wild man or out-of-the way being,
who is stared at, pitied, suspected,
and shunned by everybody that meets him.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

I had almost forgotten to tell you that I have already
been to the Parliament House;
and yet this is of most importance.
For, had I seen nothing else in England but this,
I should have thought my journey thither amply rewarded.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

You see in the streets of London, great and little
boys running about in long blue coats,
which, like robes, reach quite down to the feet,
and little white bands, such as the clergy wear.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

Westminster Abbey, the Tower, a steeple,
one church, and then another, presented themselves to our view;
and we could now plainly distinguish the high round
chimneys on the tops of the houses,
which yet seemed to us to form an innumerable number of smaller spires,
or steeples.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

As I passed along the side walls of Westminster Abbey,
I hardly saw any thing but marble monuments of great admirals,
but which were all too much loaded with finery and ornaments,
to make on me at least, the intended impression.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

Recovery begins with embracing our pain
and taking the risk to share it with others.
We do this by joining a group
and talking about our pain.
- John Bradshaw

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

The rite of the rings appeals yet appalls:
a cutting, a joining, a losing, a gaining.
One becomes half, as two become one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thank you for joining me on this journey we call Life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and
Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining
the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.
- Steve Buyer

I am joining the government not from the academic position but from St.
Petersburg city council.
- Anatoly Chubais

I learned so much about playing and touring being on
the road and in the studio with Jeff,
but I'd always played a lot of gigs in Seattle even
prior to joining the Fusion.
- Kenny G

Some of those STINKIN' press people just had to make
fun of my decision in joining the show.
They also made fun of other choices in my life that
I was proud of then and still am now!!!
- Ruth Buzzi

I've never been one to say that Britain was joining
a happy band of brothers.
- James Callaghan

But I'm not worried about seeking out the approval of others -
that high school thing of joining the club.
- Stephan Jenkins

For many years I was engaged in journalism,
writing articles and chronicles for the daily press
without ever joining the staff of any newspaper.
- Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

It's more fun to watch without joining in.
- Lionel Blue

The Fat Mattress consisted of people I'd played with
before joining the 'Experience and it was put together
as a song writing situation.
- Noel Redding

Androgyny refers to a specific way of joining the 'masculine'
and 'feminine' aspects of a single human being.
- June Singer

Joining Yes was one of those stupid things that you do sometimes.
It was one of the two or three times in my life that
I've done something that I knew was wrong.
- Trevor Horn

There is no shorter path for joining a neutral existential anthropology,
according to philosophy, with the existential decision before God,
according to the Bible.
- Paul Ricoeur

I'm not going to be joining ZZ Top.
You know they can't play my stuff.
It's too complicated.
- James Brown

Romania and Bulgaria were particularly irresponsible.
If they wanted to diminish their chances of joining
Europe they could not have found a better way.
- Jacques Chirac

But there are 90 million gun owners in the United States.
Only 3.5 million want the insurance and magazines and
the various things you get for joining the NRA.
- Michael D. Barnes

Secretary of State Colin Powell, thank you so much,
as always, for joining us this morning.
- Hannah Storm

I'm one of those old-fashioned homosexuals,
not one of the newfangled ones who are born joining parades.
- Nathan Lane

So when they have Mourinho and Benitez joining the
Premiership they should say it's good for us,
maybe these guys have something new to give.
- Jose Mourinho

I've matured since joining United, on and off the field.
- Wayne Rooney

These were all middle-class kids from literary backgrounds,
joining this sort of train going by,
this pop train,
jumping on.
Whereas the rest of the rock scene, you'll find that
there's mostly working-class people.
- Kevin Ayers

Actually John, Paul Rutherford, and Trevor Watts,
and several other rather well known English jazz musicians
had got their training by joining the Air Force,
which was a pretty standard way for people to get some
kind of musical education in those days.
- Evan Parker

Slovakia's joining the OECD in 1999 is totally dependent
on meeting economic reforms required such as transparency
and legislation that permits fair and open conduct of trade and business.
- John Mica

And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs
was ample recreation for boys as well as girls,
jobs and internships for training and money,
and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes.
- Bobby Scott

'm thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News.
Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition
started by David Brinkley,
is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward
to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day.
- Christiane Amanpour

We can't have special interests sitting shotgun.
We gotta have middle class families up in front.
We don't mind the Republicans joining us.
They can come for the ride, but they gotta sit in back.
- Barack Obama

It was my Mum who got me into singing properly -
she knew I had to do something with my voice because she knew I was talented.
She was the one who pushed me into joining a choir all those years ago,
when I was about 12.
I remember she told me to start with the choir and
just see where it took me.
- Susan Boyle

Joining another big time rock band was the last thing I was looking for,
but as the tour went on, I really dug playing to a lot of people,
the band sounded great, and just being out there again,
got me over my depression and so I decided to hop on board.
- Matt Cameron

So when I told my parents I wanted to go into acting
because I was flunking out of my first year of junior college,
they were relieved that I had picked something other than joining the army.
But I can't imagine how they had high hopes for me.
- Dustin Hoffman

On some level, now, we are joining the larger world
and realizing that we are connected with people in these very scary ways,
sometimes.
What happened recently in Spain affects us here and brings questions up.
It is too bad that people have to be shaken up in that way.
- Edwidge Danticat

Indeed, we must foster cost-saving competition.
And that means joining the marketplace of other industrialized countries -
not just for the manufacturers who sell drugs,
but for consumers as well.
- Olympia Snowe

I can't tell you how scary it can be walking onto a
movie and suddenly joining this family,
it's like going to somebody else's Christmas dinner,
everyone knows everyone, and you're there and you're
not quite sure what you're supposed to be doing.
- John Cleese

And then, when I thought about joining the Air Force,
flying seemed like a natural extension of the motorcycling experience.
You're going faster, higher.
You're operating a machine that's a lot more powerful than you are.
- Duane G. Carey

I have been thinking about joining the Peace Corps.
That is something that I would absolutely love to do.
I think that would be an incredible experience,
so that's an avenue that I might want to look at.
- Lindsey Shaw

If you do not change direction,
you may end up where you are heading.
- Lao Tzu

If you do what you've always done,
you'll get what you always got.
- Mark Twain

I have been all things unholy.
If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
- St. Francis of Assisi

A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good
nutrition program to help speed up my recovery.
I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order
to get back out on the ice.
- Sasha Cohen

When I was playing I felt tired all the time.
My recovery period was a lot longer than the other players.
They'd be ok after an hour - I'd have to stay in bed till the next session.
- Jonah Lomu

I think most organizations have an interest in key recovery,
at least with respect to stored data.
- Dorothy Denning

This President is going to lead us out of this recovery.
- Dan Quayle

Much of the aid we first gave to Russia we took away
from what we promised Britain.
So in a sense, Britain participated in a very real
way in the recovery of Russia.
- W. Averell Harriman

The recovery of the Gulf Coast region will take years to complete.
- Max Baucus

But when Neil called, I have to say that my heart soared.
And the reason was, because it said so much about his recovery...
that he was coming back to the world of the living.
- Alex Lifeson

The government can help, but we need to make this transition
now to a recovery led by private investment,
private.
- Timothy Geithner

It's hard to believe President George Bush gave a speech
in New Orleans about disaster recovery and failed to
mention the word 'farm' or the word 'rural.'
- Jim Hightower

Mr. Speaker, as a grateful recovering alcoholic of 24 years myself,
I am living proof that treatment does work and that recovery is real.
- Jim Ramstad


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