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Richard Barnfield Quotes and Sayings

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All is amiss.
Love is dying, faith's defying, heart's denying.
- Richard Barnfield

As it fell upon a day in the merry month of May,
sitting in a pleasant shade which a grove of myrtles made.
- Richard Barnfield

Money is the sovereign queen of all delights -
for her,
the lawyer pleads, the soldier fights.
- Richard Barnfield

He that is thy friend indeed, he will help thee in thy need:
if thou sorrow,
he will weep; if you wake, he cannot sleep;
thus of every grief in heart he with thee doth bear a part.
- Richard Barnfield

 

All in the dark we grope along,
And if we go amiss
We learn at least which path is wrong,
And there is gain in this.
We do not always win the race
By only running right;
We have to tread the mountain's base
Before we reach its height.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

For a poet to depict a poet in poetry is a hazardous experiment;
in regarding one's own trade a sense of humour and
a little wholesome cynicism are not amiss.
- Edward Dowden

Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire,
it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own.
- Edmund Burke

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Take it not amiss, O speech, that I borrow weighty words,
and later try hard to make them seem light.
- Wislawa Szymborska

A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.
- William Congreve

A ballad once in a while doesn't go amiss.
- Chrissie Hynde

Look for what's missing.
Many advisors can tell a President how to improve what's
proposed or what's gone amiss.
Few are able to see what isn't there.
- Donald Rumsfeld

Anyhow, a philosophical turn of thought now was not amiss,
else one's patience would have given out almost at the harbour entrance.
The term of her probation was eight days.
- Joshua Slocum

Better to love amiss than nothing to have loved.
- George Crabbe

I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied,
but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong,
hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
- Miguel de Cervantes

If I had undertaken the practical direction of military operations,
and anything went amiss, I feared that my conscience would torture me,
as guilty of the fall of my country,
as I had not been familiar with military tactics.
- Lajos Kossuth

If I read not amiss, this powerful race will move down upon Mexico,
down upon Central and South America,
out upon the islands of the sea,
over upon Africa and beyond.
And can any one doubt that the results of this competition
of races will be the "survival of the fittest?"
- Josiah Strong

Fear is the path to the dark side.
Fear leads to anger.
Anger leads to hate.
Hate leads to suffering.
- Yoda, character in Star Wars movie

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side
which he never shows to anybody.
- Mark Twain

I have become my own version of an optimist.
If I can't make it through one door,
I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door.
Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I can see, and that is why I can be happy,
in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden.
I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.
- Helen Keller

Walking with a friend in the dark is better
than walking alone in the light.
- Helen Keller

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

Times like these, dark times,
they do funny things to people.
They can tear them apart.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Don't fall for looks, they can deceive.
Don't fall for wealth, in the end it fades away.
Find someone who makes you smile
because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright.
- Anonymous

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

We have been travelling through a cloud.
The sky has been dark ever since the war began.
- Black Kettle

Weather forecast for tonight: dark.
- George Carlin

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark;
and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales,
so is the other.
- Francis Bacon

Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark
cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there.
Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Many people are in the dark when it comes to money,
and I'm going to turn on the lights.
- Suze Orman

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx

Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree.
The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms,
but which will bloom most constantly?
- Emily Bronte

The incestuous relationship between government and
big business thrives in the dark.
- Jack Anderson

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

You have to be an original individual;
you have to find your innermost core on your own,
with no guide, no guiding scriptures.
It is a dark night, but with the intense fire of inquiry
you are bound to come to the sunrise.
Everybody who has burned with intense inquiry
has found the sunrise.
Others only believe.
Those who believe are not religious,
they are simply avoiding the great adventure
of religion by believing.
- Osho

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

If there is any justice in the world,
then eighties rock will never again serve to blight
humanity as it did in that dark decade!
- Vivian Campbell

All I really want to do is entertain people out there
sitting in the dark and for them to believe it.
- Kelly Lynch

It is our people who are sitting in the dark because
of these cowardly and treacherous attacks,
not our occupiers.
- Iyad Allawi

The courage of very ordinary people is all that stands between us and the dark.
- Pam Brown

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to
myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.
- Dante Alighieri

Before I was ever in high school, I had dark circles under my eyes.
The rumor was I was a junkie.
I have dark circles under my eyes, deal with it.
- Benicio Del Toro

The heart of another is a dark forest,
always, no matter how close it has been to one's own.
- Willa Cather

We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels
of the Republican Party which have made political capital
out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo.
- Emanuel Celler

The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles,
and from that moment he is following the dark rapids
of an underground river which may sometimes flow so
near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above.
- Cyril Connolly

I look at myself as an audience member.
I still love movies, and I still go and sit in the
back of the big dark room with everybody else,
and I want the same thrill.
- Samuel L. Jackson

Creeds made in Dark Ages are like drawings made in dark rooms.
- Joseph McCabe

Afflictions are but as a dark entry into our Father's house.
- Thomas Brooks

And then when all around grows dark,
when we feel utterly alone,
when all men right and left pass us by and know us not,
a forgotten feeling rises in the breast.
- Max Muller

Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him,
penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with
its spirit of divine discontent and longing.
- Kenneth Grahame

What makes life worth living? Better surely,
to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek
forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.
- Zane Grey

My overcoat is worn out; my shirts also are worn out.
And I ask to be allowed to have a lamp in the evening;
it is indeed wearisome sitting alone in the dark.
- William Tyndale

I just went to see too many movies and I sat in too
many dark matinees watching those old serials.
- Sam Elliott

The crafty person is always in danger;
and when they think they walk in the dark,
all their pretenses are transparent.
- John Tillotson

Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.
- Walt Whitman

It is normal for me to wake and find myself writing in the dark...
or to be out of my tomb, caught in an unearthly world,
alive with the images that haunt me.
- Kim Elizabeth

Fantastic!
Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break,
your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark,
dingy - what a great time for a movie!
- John Hughes

Find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows,
the light and dark which that thing provides.
- Junichiro Tanizaki

Go with your fate, but not beyond.
Beyond leads to dark places.
- Mary Renault

An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine,
but because people refuse to see it.
- James A. Michener

My favorite actress of all times is Bette Davis in Dark Victory.
I have seen it six or seven times, and I still cry.
- Bettie Page

This dark brightness that falls from the stars.
- Pierre Corneille


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