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Lyman Abbott Quotes and Sayings

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I cannot harness a horse.
I am afraid of a cow.
- Lyman Abbott

Religion is not a conclusion of the reason.
- Lyman Abbott

Every life is a march from innocence,
through temptation, to virtue or vice.
- Lyman Abbott

It is easy to condemn, it is better to pity.
- Lyman Abbott

 

I abhor a hoe.
I am fond of flowers but not of dirt,
and had rather buy them than cultivate them.
- Lyman Abbott

The very essence of rationalism is that it assumes
that the reason is the highest faculty in man and the lord of all the rest.
- Lyman Abbott

The highest qualities of character...
must be earned.
- Lyman Abbott

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Patience is passion tamed.
- Lyman Abbott

A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal,
with possibilities of virtue and vice-
but as yet unstained.
- Lyman Abbott

Hoist the sails of CHOICE
to harness the winds of JOY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Scuttle the Assumptions, dash the Expectations,
and hoist the sails of CHOICE to harness the winds of JOY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no.
And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
- Cher

The person who figures out how to harness the collective
genius of his or her organization is going to blow the competition away.
- Walter Wriston

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves,
the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love,
and then, for a second time in the history of the world,
man will have discovered fire.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Voluntary personal savings accounts would enable future
retirees to harness the power of the marketplace when
saving for their retirements.
- Bill Frist

You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.
- Robert Frost

I did put on weight for the last half of the film,
but the Ferris wheel scene was shot with a harness
on me so that if I fell I wouldn't fall all the way.
- Ryan Gosling

A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses;
all their comparisons of title,
wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
- Robert Cecil

They put me in a harness, like a horse,
to learn the back somersault.
It was weird up there when I put on that harness for the first time.
The courage came with practice.
- Donald O'Connor

I did a lot of stunts, so the harness work isn't foreign to me either.
- Victoria Pratt

Our attitudes control our lives.
Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day,
for good or bad.
It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness
and control this great force.
- Irving Berlin

Someday, after we have mastered the winds,
the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness
for God the energies of love.
Then for the second time in the history of the world,
we will have discovered fire.
- Teilhard de Chardin

We need to bridge the gap between the medical libraries and the hospital rooms;
take the information out there already,
add to it, focus it, harness it - and bring it to the
patient who was just diagnosed today.
- Bruce Vento

Well one of the times I did a stunt was in the devil's
snare room and they lifted me up on a harness and a safety rope really,
really high, and they just dropped me down into the devil's snare.
- Rupert Grint

Through their work with fetal tissue,
researchers hope to find ways to harness embryonic
stem cells which have the ability to become any type
of human cell and could provide new treatments for many illnesses.
- Tom Allen

Every normal man must be tempted, at times,
to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag,
and begin slitting throats.
- H. L. Mencken

Hoist up sail while gale doth last, Tide and wind stay no man's pleasure.
- Robert Southwell

Give immediate instruction to all your posts in said territory,
under your direction, at no time and on no pretence to hoist,
or suffer be hoisted, the English flag.
- Zebulon Pike

I'd get a shell, they weighed about 80 pounds I think,
but when I was 19 or 20 that was nothing.
I'd take a shell and a bag of powder,
I'd put it in the hoist and then I would send it up to the gun.
- Barney Ross

Normal is in the eye of the beholder.
- Whoopi Goldberg

No matter how calmly you try to referee,
parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior,
and I'm not talking about the kids.
Their behavior is always normal.
- Bill Cosby

Grief is a normal and natural response to loss.
It is originally an unlearned feeling process.
Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
- Anne Grant

I started dieting.
I dieted, dieted, dieted and tried all the diets and
I would lose and then I would go back to normal eating
and would put it on and then some.
- Suzanne Somers

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping
young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the
ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
- Walt Disney

Swimming is normal for me.
I'm relaxed.
I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings.
It's my home.
- Michael Phelps

I don't think anyone has a normal family.
- Edward Furlong

Normal is not something to aspire to,
it's something to get away from.
- Jodie Foster

Normal social behavior requires that we be able to
recognize identities in spite of change.
Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.
- Kenneth L. Pike

What libertarians assert is simply that differences
among normal adults do not imply different fundamental rights.
- Tom G. Palmer

But if somebody dies, if something happens to you,
there is a normal process of depression,
it is part of being human, and some people view it
as a learning experience etc.
- Bob Geldof

The trouble with normal is it always gets worse.
- Bruce Cockburn

Since our complex societies are highly susceptible
to interferences and accidents,
they certainly offer ideal opportunities for a prompt
disruption of normal activities.
- Jurgen Habermas

I see the Jedi mission as giving up a normal life in
exchange for protecting the innocent.
It's a life of sacrifice.
There are rewards, but also a certain degree of sterility.
- Alan Dean Foster

I was a normal, rather dutiful child.
I didn't even rebel as a teenager.
- Emily Watson

Every time I come off-set, I am just like a normal kid again.
- Rupert Grint

Being diabetic was not what I thought of as being normal,
and I feared the stigma of having to take medicine
and having people stick me with a needle.
- Nell Carter

That's what I like about film-it can be bizarre,
classic, normal, romantic.
Cinema is to me the most versatile thing.
- Catherine Deneuve

Normal kids in their teens want to go and date girls
and do mischievous things,
your hormones are jumping around, but I stayed in my
bedroom in search of something.
- Grandmaster Flash

You cannot make peace with terrorists.
The normal dividing lines between war and peace do not apply.
- Ulrich Beck

I like to take these unusual characters and then make
them as normal as possible,
because we all know that the tragedy and the abnormal
always hides itself behind the normal.
- Isabelle Huppert

It's kind of weird, because I look at myself as just a normal person.
My friends get rejected all the time,
so why shouldn't I? I don't think I'm anything special.
- Nick Carter

To each other, we were as normal and nice as the smell of bread.
We were just a family.
In a family even exaggerations make perfect sense.
- John Irving

I'm blonde and tanned and normal-sized!
I'm sweet, shy, funny, have a big heart and I'm nice -
and I like to eat.
- Paris Hilton

I'm going to Columbia University but I'm trying to
keep that low-profile because I don't want weird people following me there.
I want the experience of normal college life.
- Julia Stiles

I didn't go to a normal high school.
It was for people in the performing arts.
- Marla Sokoloff

The image we have would be impossible for Mickey Mouse to maintain.
We're just...
normal people.
- Karen Carpenter

Playing a character who's dealing not only with a superpower
but having a normal relationship is easy to associate with,
because I feel that everyone has been through it.
- Shawn Ashmore

I don't have anything to fix!
I don't smoke, I don't drink, and I don't eat carbs.
My life is just great now.
Normal.
Vanilla.
- Jason Bateman

I'm reachable for people, I'm not out of their league.
I'm just a normal girl.
- Alicia Silverstone

It is normal for politicians in all countries to profess
themselves the pupils of history,
anxious to draw the right lessons from her teaching.
- Douglas Hurd

Radio, newspapers, they were normal parts of my life.
In those days, you had to go somewhere to watch television
and leave something to see it.
- Robert Redford

I think it's pretty normal that there are a lot of
people out there who don't like us.
- Gavin Rossdale

I was a normal American nerd.
- Jack Herer

As soon as I had proved this and, of course,
also the normal pointing action and reactions in all
other extremities and joints,
I stopped the experiment.
- Robert Barany

In order to move others deeply we must deliberately
allow ourselves to be carried away beyond the bounds
of our normal sensibility.
- Joseph Conrad

I may find Saddam Hussein's regime abhorrent -
any normal person would -
but the survival of it is in his hands.
- Tony Blair

Fruitful discourse in science or theology requires
us to believe that within the contexts of normal discourse
there are some true statements.
- Kenneth L. Pike

But on the whole, nothing requires unbearable energy for me,
it's just a normal thing.
- Isabelle Huppert

Our demands are simple, normal, and therefore they
are difficult to satisfy.
All we ask is that an actor on the stage live in accordance with natural laws.
- Konstantin Stanislavisky

Basically, I hate conformity.
I hate people telling me what to do.
It makes me want to smash things.
So-called normal behaviour patterns make me so bored,
I could throw up!
- Wendy O. Williams

Normal love isn't interesting.
I assure you that it's incredibly boring.
- Roman Polanski


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