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Lewis J. Bates Quotes and Sayings

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The year goes wrong, and tares grow strong,
Hope starves without a crumb; But God's time is our harvest time,
And that is sure to come.
- Lewis J. Bates

Cruel and cold is the judgment of man,
Cruel as winter, and cold as the snow;
But by-and-by will the deed and the plan Be judged
by the motive that lieth below.
- Lewis J. Bates

Some day Love shall claim his own Some day Right ascend his throne,
Some day hidden Truth be known; Some day -
some sweet day.
- Lewis J. Bates

The joy late coming late departs.
- Lewis J. Bates

 

O, once in each man's life, at least,
Good luck knocks at his door; And wit to seize the
flitting guest Need never hunger more.
But while the loitering idler waits Good luck beside his fire,
The bold heart storms at fortune's gates,
And conquers its desire.
- Lewis J. Bates

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

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Write it on your heart that every day
is the best day in the year.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

When a man you like switches from what
he said a year ago, or four years ago,
he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough
to change his mind with changing conditions.
When a man you don't like does it,
he is a liar who has broken his promise.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

Everyone is a genius at least once a year;
a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
- Georg Lichtenberg

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what
you were worrying about one year ago today.
- E. Joseph Cossman

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A New Year's resolution is something that
goes in one Year and out the other.
- Anonymous

Once you have mastered time,
you will understand how true it is that
most people overestimate what
they can accomplish in a year -
and underestimate what
they can achieve in a decade!
- Tony Robbins

Endings: sometimes a season of sorrow and grief.
Endings: what must precede new beginnings.
Life is an endless cycle of endings and beginnings.
Renewal and rebirth cannot occur without endings -
as the new year's crop can only be planted and flourish
in the decay of last year.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars,
would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
- Bette Davis

America believes in education: the average professor
earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar

I quit high school on my birthday.
It was my senior year and I didn't see the point.
This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
- Barry White

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it
is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good,
and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
- Richard Cecil

Clear? Huh. Why a four-year-old child
could understand this report.
Run out and find me a four-year-old child,
I can't make head or tail of it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

This bright new year is given me
To live each day with zest
To daily grow and try to be
My highest and my best.
- William Arthur Ward

The telephone is a 100-year-old technology.
It's time for a change.
Charging for phone calls is something you did last century.
- Niklas Zennstrom

I have the body of an eighteen year old.
I keep it in the fridge.
- Spike Milligan

We are not the same persons this year as last;
nor are those we love.
It is a happy chance if we, changing,
continue to love a changed person.
- W. Somerset Maugham

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

The world spends $40 billion a year on pet food.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
- Peter Drucker

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older,
I'm grumpy and terrible with them.
As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party,
you couldn't pay me enough.
- Johnny Vegas

Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is
the best time of the year.
- Franklin P. Adams

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

My New Year's resolution is to stick to a good workout
plan that will keep me healthy and happy.
- James Lafferty

New Year's Day is every man's birthday.
- Charles Lamb

A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.
- Alan Perlis

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband
a month before she marries him
and what she thinks of him a year afterward,
and you will have the truth about him.
- H. L. Mencken

If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball,
most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
- Charles Barkley

A two-year-old is kind of like having a blender,
but you don't have a top for it.
- Jerry Seinfeld

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love,
trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity.
The order varies for any given year.
- Paul Sweeney

The crops were planted, tended, and harvested -
now the ground lies fallow, awaiting the new planting.
Did the year fail? I think not.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with,
but whether it is the same problem you had last year.
- John Foster Dulles

I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.
- George Burns

So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?
- Christina Aguilera

A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year.
I told him, "At my age, I don't even buy green bananas."
- Claude Pepper

I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the
very end of 1978 for half of my annual income.
I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer.
- Bill Budge

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

Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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

Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.
- Sammy Hagar

It seems every year, people make the resolution to
exercise and lose weight and get in shape.
- Ed Smith

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve.
Middle age is when you're forced to.
- Bill Vaughan

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.
- Oprah Winfrey

During his training, a baseball player strives
to make each swing better than the last.
The repetition of a faulty swing would be worse than useless.
It would ingrain bad habits.
The same is true of emotional responses.
If we allow ourselves to continue to have the same angry responses,
we just entrench our anger habit.
But if we strive - through consciousness, visualization, and coaching -
to moderate our anger response,
over time, we can train ourselves to respond
to events as we choose - without anger.
You can't magically be free from anger tomorrow,
but you can put yourself on your own training program
that will reduce the frequency and intensity
of your anger response day by day, year by year.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A happy New Year to all the world.
- Charles Dickens

It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my
age he had already been dead for a year.
- Tom Lehrer

We've seen more reform in the last year than we've seen in decades,
and we haven't spent a dime yet.
It's staggering how the Recovery Act is driving change.
- Arne Duncan

The band's never taken a year off.
Last August we decided to take one, and three months in I was bored to tears.
- Steven Tyler

Do you know it was a year a ago today?
- Jay London

I'm tired of hearing sin called sickness and alcoholism a disease.
It is the only disease I know of that we're spending
hundreds of millions of dollars a year to spread.
- Vance Havner

Or he can work it out as a metrical and formal exercise,
but he will be disappointed in its content.
The New Year's prospect fairly chills his daunting breast.
- John C. Ransom

I first saw the light in the city of Boston in the year 1857.
- Edward Bellamy

I said I would do all the films about the commercials,
and the films about ball-bearings and Ford tractors and so on,
if once a year they gave me money for a free film.
- Karel Reisz

A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who
have loved her in her youth.
- Stendhal

According to the study, approximately 16.7 million U.S.
workers born in Latin America had a combined gross
income of $450 billion last year,
of which 93 percent was spent locally.
- Luis Gutierrez

There are times I might coach one or two workouts a
year when the regular coach gets caught in traffic.
- Mark Spitz

I forged myself out of a vacuum.
I crawl along the highway on hacked off stumps year after year.
Some wonder how and why.
I never do.
- Henry Rollins

Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year,
must alter; he must seek new literary influences;
he will have different emotions to express.
- T. S. Eliot

I played as a 17-year-old with Walter Smith,
who must have been about 32.
So I've known Walter for 21 years.
- Richard Gough

Well, some mathematics problems look simple,
and you try them for a year or so, and then you try
them for a hundred years,
and it turns out that they're extremely hard to solve.
- Andrew Wiles


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