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Samuel Pepys Quotes and Sayings

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Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.
- Samuel Pepys

Related topics: Friendship

Thanks be to God.
Since my leaving the drinking of wine,
I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better,
and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.
- Samuel Pepys

I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged,
drawn, and quartered; which was done there,
he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition.
- Samuel Pepys

As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!
- Samuel Pepys

 

Music and woman I cannot but give way to,
whatever my business is.
- Samuel Pepys

Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.
- Samuel Pepys

Strange, to see what delight we married people have
to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition,
every man and wife gazing and smiling at them.
- Samuel Pepys

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Saw a wedding in the church.
It was strange to see what delight we married people
have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
- Samuel Pepys

He who conquers others is strong;
He who conquers himself is mighty.
- Lao Tzu

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The world is moved along, not only
by the mighty shoves of its heroes,
but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes
of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

"Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley PHOTO

And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Let us rise in the moral power of womanhood;
and give utterance to the voice of outraged mercy,
and insulted justice, and eternal truth,
and mighty love and holy freedom.
- Maria W. Chapman

It takes a mighty good man to be better than no man at all.
- Dixie Carter

I haven't been drinking for years now.
Something's got to give.
I don't mind that I'm a guy that's stopped drinking,
though this interview is making me mighty thirsty.
- Dan Hicks

If you seek Hamilton's monument, look around.
You are living in it.
We honor Jefferson, but live in Hamilton's country,
a mighty industrial nation with a strong central government.
- George Will

Conscience that isn't hitched up to common sense is
a mighty dangerous thing.
- Margaret Deland

Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries,
the Bores and Bored.
- Lord Byron

The oak has long been an enduring and mighty tree.
It is truly a part of our national heritage and it
merits the formal distinction of America's National Tree.
- Bob Goodlatte

From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.
- Aeschylus

If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard,
just keep putting off doing it.
- Olin Miller

And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart,
till the Devil whispered behind the leaves "It's pretty,
but is it Art?"
- Rudyard Kipling

The noise resembles the roar of heavy,
distant surf.
Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is
disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
- Ernest Shackleton

Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees,
And looks to God alone; Laughs at impossibilities,
And cries it shall be done.
- Charles Wesley

If the workers took a notion they could stop all speeding trains;
every ship upon the ocean they can tie with mighty chains.
- Joe Hill

To what derision should I be exposed from a thousand quarters!-
An unlearned female entering the lists of criticism
against the mighty Johnson!
- Anne Seward

Truth is mighty and will prevail.
- Thomas Brooks

The most important thing however is the money.
What use would it be to us, to have a a mighty stadium but a useless team,
because we couldn't afford anything better?
- Franz Beckenbauer

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman;
and however we deceive ourselves,
as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
- Plato

There are mighty few people who think what they think they think.
- Robert Henri

You'll probably get three horses and you have to draw a good buckin' horse.
That's mighty tough.
- Chris LeDoux

Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil
and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

To stimulate wildly weak and untrained minds is to play with mighty fires.
- W. E. B. Du Bois

Striving to tell his woes, words would not come;
For light cares speak,
when mighty griefs are dumb.
- Samuel Daniel

I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord
than to sit in the seats of the mighty.
- Alben W. Barkley

Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs
all things is still mighty in heaven.
- Sophocles

A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.
- Zora Neale Hurston

Racing a thoroughbred grand prix car in front of a
home crowd will be a surreal and mighty experience.
- Nigel Mansell

A mighty pain to love it is, and 'tis a pain that pain to miss;
but of all the pains,
the greatest pain is to love, but love in vain.
- Abraham Crowley

Up, you mighty race, accomplish what you will.
- Marcus Garvey

Marry for Love, an Heroick Action, which makes a mighty noise in the World,
partly because of its rarity, and partly in regard of its extravagancy.
- Mary Astell

Problems look mighty small from 150 miles up.
- Roger B. Chaffee

Can ye fathom the ocean, dark and deep,
where the mighty waves and the grandeur sweep?
- Fanny Crosby

The pleasures of the mighty are obtained by the tears of the poor.
- Samuel Richardson

The ocean is a mighty harmonist.
- William Wordsworth

In a decade, America's mighty rivers will have reached the boiling point.
- Edwin Newman

Long before the thousand millions are here,
the mighty centrifugal tendency, inherent in this stock
and strengthened in the United States,
will assert itself.
- Josiah Strong

To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.
No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea,
though many there be that have tried it.
- Herman Melville

Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name.
- Lucan

The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire;
first,
a feeble spark, next a flickering flame,
then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power.
- Nikola Tesla

I'm a grandmother, and a mighty proud one.
- Sara Paretsky

Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut,
that held its ground.
- David Icke

I'm not set on a pedestal where I think I'm too high and mighty.
- Naomi Campbell

We have had to play some mighty tough audiences.
- Doc Watson

God uses singers in a mighty way, and I am grateful.
- Martha Reeves

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
- Dante Alighieri

Just call me a family man and an actor who digs his whole scene,
side interests and all.
Just say I feel mighty good at the ripe old age of 27.
- Bobby Darin

For there is no one so great or mighty that he can
avoid the misery that will rise up against him when
he resists and strives against God.
- John Calvin

We've climbed the mighty mountain.
I see the valley below, and it's a valley of peace.
- George W. Bush

Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful,
for thou art not so.
For, those, whom thou think'st thou dost overthrow.
Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.
- John Donne

We march and fight, to death or on to victory.
Our might is right, no traitors shall prevail.
Our hearts are steeled against the fiery gates of hell.
No shot or shell, can still our mighty song.
- George Lincoln Rockwell

Before I was humiliated I was like a stone that lies in deep mud,
and he who is mighty came and in his compassion raised
me up and exalted me very high and placed me on the top of the wall.
- Saint Patrick

Technique!
The very word is like a shriek of outraged Art.
It is the idiot name given to effort by those who are too weak,
too weary, or too dull to play the game.
The mighty have no theory of technique.
- Leonard Bacon

And I say the sacred hoop of my people was one of the
many hoops that made one circle,
wide as daylight and as starlight, and in the center
grew one mighty flowering tree to shelter all the children
of one mother and one father.
- Black Elk

It will make a weak man mighty.
it will make a mighty man fall.
It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all.
It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame.
It is the love for hate and pride for shame.
That's the power of the gospel.
- Ben Harper

As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages;
and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy,
and every mode of attack.
Truth is mighty, and must prevail.
- Adam Clarke

I was myself brought up with my brother,
whose name was Matthias, for he was my own brother,
by both father and mother; and I made mighty proficiency
in the improvements of my learning,
and appeared to have both a great memory and understanding.
- Flavius Josephus

He who angers you conquers you.
- Elizabeth Kenny

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela


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