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Ruth Pitter Quotes and Sayings

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One's homesickness for Heaven finds at least an inn there;
and it's an inn on the right road.
- Ruth Pitter

It seems to me that in our lifetime we have passed
from the wreck of liberal humanism to the beginning
of a new recognition of dogma:
isn't it rather tremendous?
- Ruth Pitter

I am much interested and honoured by what you tell me of C. S. Lewis.
- Ruth Pitter

There were air raids at night.
The factory was dark and dirty.
And I remember thinking - well - I must find somebody
or something because like this I cannot go on.
- Ruth Pitter

 

I would do any honest thing under the sun to know C. S. Lewis, and so am very grateful to you.
- Ruth Pitter

And I used to assemble the family to hear because I
thought that they were so good that even from the point
of view of enjoyment people shouldn't miss them,
and I got every word of his that I could,
and I could see by hard argument there was only the one way for it.
- Ruth Pitter

I had to be intellectually satisfied as well as emotionally
because at that time of life one doesn't just fall
into it in adolescent emotion,
and I was satisfied at every point that it was the
one way and the hard way to do things.
- Ruth Pitter

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Are you really going to see Lewis? One of the few people
it's worth getting excited over,
I think.
I know he is a good poet.
I daresay he never heard of me, but I wish you would
tell him that his work is the joy of my life.
- Ruth Pitter

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro PHOTO

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran PHOTO

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin PHOTO

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen PHOTO

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha PHOTO

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Where love reigns, there is no will to power;
and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking.
The one is but the shadow of the other.
- Carl Jung

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -
unless you let him.
- Napoleon Hill

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants,
and to serve them one's self?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

We are all different - and we are all one.
Take time to understand, and to appreciate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual,
you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily.
Not to dare is to lose oneself.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein


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