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Matthew Prior Quotes and Sayings

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Who walks the fastest, but walks astray,
is only furthest from his way.
- Matthew Prior

Be to their virtue very kind; be to their faults a little blind.
- Matthew Prior

Hopes are but the dreams of those that wake.
- Matthew Prior

For, when with beauty we can virtue join,
We paint the semblance of a form divine.
- Matthew Prior

 

It takes two to quarrel, but only one to end it.
- Matthew Prior

And 'tis remarkable that they talk most who have the least to say.
- Matthew Prior

They never taste who always drink: They always talk,
who never think.
- Matthew Prior

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They talk most who have the least to say.
- Matthew Prior

For hope is but a dream for those that wake.
- Matthew Prior

Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart.
How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart.
Those escape your anger who refuse your sway,
and those are punished most, who most obey.
- Matthew Prior

Cured yesterday of my disease, I died last night of my physician.
- Matthew Prior

The ends must justify the means.
- Matthew Prior

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell PHOTO

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

A real friend is one who walks in
when the rest of the world walks out.
- Walter Winchell

A friend is one who walks in when others walk out
- Walter Winchell

A true friend is the one who
walks in when others walk out.
- Walter Winchell

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Walking is Zen, sitting is Zen.
Then what will be the quality?
Watchfully alert, joyously unmotivated,
centered, loving, flowing, one walks.
And the walking is sauntering.
Loving, alert, watchful, one sits, unmotivated -
not sitting for anything in particular,
just enjoying how beautiful
just sitting doing nothing is,
how relaxing, how restful.
- Osho

Thoughts come clearly while one walks.
- Thomas Mann

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,
he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.
But if he spends his days as a speculator,
shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time,
he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
- Henry David Thoreau

God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants,
walks in animals, and thinks in man.
- Arthur Young

Every time a student walks past a really urgent,
expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college,
it can help reassure him that he does have that mind,
does have that soul.
- Louis Kahn

Reading about nature is fine, but if a person
walks in the woods and listens carefully,
he can learn more than what is in books,
for they speak with the voice of God.
- George Washington Carver

When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims
like a duck and quacks like a duck,
I call that bird a duck.
- James Whitcomb Riley

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think,
all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read,
and all the friends I want to see.
- John Burroughs

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.
- Fred Allen

We were aware of the fact that death walks hand in hand with struggle.
- Stokely Carmichael

He who walks in the middle of the roads gets hit from both sides.
- George Schultz

My purpose is to inspire people of all walks of life
to discover the virtue inherent within them and to
bring forth that virtue in their daily lives.
- William Shirley

Man is a creature who walks in two worlds and traces
upon the walls of his cave the wonders and the nightmare
experiences of his spiritual pilgrimage.
- Morris West

A Cannibal is a person who walks into a restaurant and orders a waiter.
- Morey Amsterdam

If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.
- Plato

Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth,
it is art.
The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
- Bishop Robert South

I reserve the right to tell shaggy dog stories or even
common jokes as part of what I'm doing.
I don't give a damn if half the audience walks out.
- David Antin

For me, it's like biking around the neighborhood,
the walks and stuff, because I have never enjoyed the gym.
Or I'll do, since I used to dance a lot,
all the old dance exercises.
- Delta Burke

The guys in my band are great-we watch movies,
we eat pizza, take walks, read books.
Everybody has a really great sense of humor.
And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road.
- Lisa Loeb

Educational institutes can no longer be prizes in church
politics or furnish berths for failure in other walks of life.
- E. Franklin Frazier

There comes a time in a man's life when to get where he has to go -
if there are no doors or windows he walks through a wall.
- Bernard Malamud

Together, we can help make sure that every family that
walks into a restaurant can make an easy,
healthy choice.
- Michelle Obama

In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive
encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.
- Thomas de Quincey

The average housewife goes to the restaurant to relax and enjoy the food.
But when Eva walks in, she becomes the center of attention.
- Eva Gabor

The world dies over and over again, but the skeleton
always gets up and walks.
- Henry Miller

She walks well, she looks good.
Let's see how she kisses.
- Strom Thurmond

I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks,
your loveliness and the hour of my death.
O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute.
- John Keats

For me, prose walks, poetry dances.
- James Broughton

Jesus Christ is the beginning, the middle,
and the end of all.
In the Gospels he walks in human form upon the earth,
and accomplishes the work of redemption.
- Philip Schaff

The writer walks out of his workroom in a daze.
He wants a drink.
He needs it.
- Roald Dahl

Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place in museums;
others,
we take for walks.
- Roger Caras

Man, unlike anything organic or inorganic in the universe,
grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts,
emerges ahead of his accomplishments.
- John Steinbeck

In the morning a man walks with his whole body;
in the evening, only with his legs.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I was such a dangerous hitter I even got intentional
walks during batting practice.
- Casey Stengel

When the past no longer illuminates the future,
the spirit walks in darkness.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

In black Africa, one does not strike,
one does not express, one walks right.
- Yannick Noah

There have been a lot of exercises and I've had to
force myself to go out for walks even when I didn't feel like it,
but apart from that, I am a lot better.
- Magnus Magnusson

I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get
on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
- Margaret Thatcher

Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.
- J. G. Holland

I worship the quicksand he walks in.
- Art Buchwald

Duruing all these years there existed within me a tendency
to follow Nature in her walks.
- John James Audubon

The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his heels.
- Malcolm De Chazal

We also had to bring with us some desired scientific
equipment over to the station as well as assemble new machines.
For that, I had to conduct two space walks.
- Philippe Perrin

All we need is a meteorologist who has once been soaked
to the skin without ill effect.
No one can write knowingly of the weather who walks bent over on wet days.
- E. B. White

I like to eat good food.
I cook and collect wine.
I like going for long walks when I can.
- Eric Allman

I have always been a very keen walker,
though, and I often took a camera with me on my walks.
- Fay Godwin

If I had my career to play over, one thing I'd do differently is swing more.
Those 1,200 walks I got, nobody remembers them.
- Pee Wee Reese

The pastor of a parish will typically have no education
in the chant or in music,
and he will hire the first music director who walks through the door.
- Richard Morris

Money will determine whether the accused goes to prison
or walks out of the courtroom a free man.
- Johnnie Cochran

We used to fight the LRA with only one dimensional
force that only walks on foot,
but now, we have got multiple forces to fight the rebels.
- Yoweri Museveni

Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine
and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light
has found the lost paradise.
- Horace Mann

My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark
days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be;
she loves the bare,
the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.
- Robert Frost

But for a few phrases from his letters and an odd line or two of his verse,
the poet walks gagged through his own biography.
- John Updike


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