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Vita Sackville-West Quotes and Sayings

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I worshipped dead men for their strength,
forgetting I was strong.
- Vita Sackville-West

Men of my age live in a state of continual desperation.
- Vita Sackville-West

Women, like men, ought to have their youth so glutted
with freedom they hate the very idea of freedom.
- Vita Sackville-West

What is beautiful is good, and who is good will soon be beautiful.
- Vita Sackville-West

 

The writer catches the changes of his mind on the hop.
Growth is exciting; growth is dynamic and alarming.
Growth of the soul, growth of the mind.
- Vita Sackville-West

Travel is the most private of pleasures.
There is no greater bore than the travel bore.
We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong-Kong.
- Vita Sackville-West

Nothing shows up the difference between the things said or read,
so much as the daily experience of it.
- Vita Sackville-West

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Among the many problems which beset the novelist,
not the least weighty is the choice of the moment at
which to begin his novel.
- Vita Sackville-West

There are no signposts in the sea.
- Vita Sackville-West

For if the honour paid to Him is shared by others,
He altogether ceases to be worshipped,
since His religion requires us to believe that He is the one and only God.
- Lactantius

The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement,
in the overwhelming virtue of diversity,
these were our religion.
My parents worshipped those ideals.
- Jonathan Lethem

I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment
of the spirit of service and sacrifice.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I worshipped money so much that it ruined my life.
Money is not my god.
I just want to manage His money for Him,
for the poor people, the lost kids.
I just love everybody.
- Brian Welch

The more I study religions the more I am convinced
that man never worshipped anything but himself.
- Richard Burton

Being worshipped is a horrible experience.
- John Fahey

I daresay anything can be made holy by being sincerely worshipped.
- Iris Murdoch

I worshipped Berry Gordy for the creative dreams he had made come true.
- Martha Reeves

Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him.
Reverence something to be worshipped by him,
and love something to be cherished by him,
forever.
- John Ruskin

For a devotee or lover, the being, worshipped or loved,
will always be the only one for her or him.
- Lionel Blue

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used,
not a deity to be worshipped.
- Calvin Coolidge

Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful
and valued because they confer power;
they are hated because they are hideous and loathed
because they impose slavery.
- Bertrand Russell

GOD is to be worshipped as the one beloved,
dearer than everything in this and next life.
- Swami Vivekananda

No one else holds or has held the place in the heart
of the world which Jesus holds.
Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped;
no other man has been so devoutly loved.
- John Knox

In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods;
they have not forgotten this.
- Terry Pratchett

The Gospel having spread itself into Persia,
the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun,
were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that
influence they had hitherto maintained over the people's minds and properties.
- John Foxe

Why should we honour those that die upon the field
of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in
entering into the abyss of himself.
- William Butler Yeats

There is no greater honour than to serve Canadians.
- Kim Campbell

Poverty should not be viewed by us as a humiliation
and even less so as a position of honour or a fatality.
- Mathieu Kerekou

The Companion of Honour I regarded as an award from
the country for 50 years of work -
which I thought was okay.
- Harold Pinter

A Woman is naturally more helpless than the other Sex;
and a Man of Honour and Sense should have this in his
View in all Manner of Commerce with her.
- Richard Steele

My father's people...
are from Fairfax in northern Virginia,
just across the Mason-Dixon line.
So it was an honour to play Lee, he was a great general.
- Robert Duvall

One of the key issues will be personal honour vs.
the good of the many, and unforeseen consequences.
- Raymond E. Feist

My greatest honour was to be included in the Australian Olympic team in 1992,
1996 and hopefully 2000.
- Rhonda Cator

A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
- Baltasar Gracian

If a Woman can neither Love nor Honour,
she does ill in promising to Obey.
- Mary Astell

THIS Duty implies that we should affectionately interest
ourselves in whatever concerns the Honour,
the Fame and Security of our Sovereign and his Government.
- Charles Inglis

Fairest and dearest, your wrath and anger are more heavy than I can bear;
but learn that I cannot tell what you wish me to say
without sinning against my honour too grievously.
- Marie de France

Those placed in the position which I now occupy,
commonly feel concern about their worthiness to receive
the great honour which has been done them.
- Cecil Frank Powell

Let who will boast their courage in the field,
I find but little safety from my shield,
Nature's, not honour's law we must obey:
This made me cast my useless shield away.
- Archilochus

We speak of virtue, honour, reason; but our thought
does not translate any one of these concepts into a substance.
- Wilhelm Wundt

That hunger of the flesh, that longing for ease,
that terror of incarceration, that insistence on tribal honour being obeyed:
all of that exists,
and it exists everywhere.
- Ben Kingsley

There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a
political party is not capable;
for in politics there is no honour.
- Benjamin Disraeli

That last winter was a tragic story and I got no personal
honour out of it but I was a witness to it.
- Laurie Lee

As he was valiant, I honour him.
But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
- William Shakespeare

In honour I gained them, and in honour I will die with them.
- Horatio Nelson

The post of honour is a private station.
- Joseph Addison

There is greatness in the fear of God,
contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
- Abu Bakr

If peace cannot be maintained with honour,
it is no longer peace.
- John Russell

Doctor Who was a big part of my childhood so it was
a great honour to be in it.
- Simon Pegg

And as far as possible for sickness or fatigue,
constrain yourself to eat in the hall before your people,
for this shall bring great benefit and honour to you.
- Robert Grosseteste

Only with the honour thus acquired can we earn the
respect of our other compatriots as well.
- Janos Kadar

My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.
- Cleopatra

To see and be acquainted with strangers,
in especial with men in honour and authority.
- Thomas Cavendish

I grow daily to honour facts more and more,
and theory less and less.
A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing;
a sentence printed,
if not by God, then at least by the Devil.
- Thomas Carlyle

I left the table where there were important people
and had lunch with my husband and a few friends.
The reception was organised in my honour,
so it was rather amusing.
- Nana Mouskouri

Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding
his out-of-the-way notions about religion.
- George Byron

If none were to Marry, but Men of strict Vertue and Honour,
I doubt the World would be but thinly peopled.
- Mary Astell

What honour have we got left, when nobody is listening to us?
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Science is bound, by the everlasting vow of honour,
to face fearlessly every problem which can be fairly presented to it.
- Lord Kelvin

Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
- Oliver Goldsmith

I was not afraid of what I did not like.
To overcome dislike of a thing often satisfied one's feeling of honour.
- Georg Brandes

But the leaders of the OIC could not even accept Mahathir's proposal,
yet they talk about respect and honour.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

I could not have the honour of being a German soldier
because of my imprisonment in the First World War.
And in this world war the Fuehrer refuses to allow
me to serve as a soldier.
- Fritz Sauckel

I do honour the very flea of his dog.
- Ben Jonson

Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
- Alexander Pope

Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.
- Christopher Marlowe

The Sound of Music was just such an honour to be in,
because it was a movie that appeals to so many people,
and they just loved it so much and they still love it to this day.
- Angela Cartwright

If a group of people feels that it has been humiliated
and that its honour has been trampled underfoot,
it will want to express its identity and this expression
of an identity will take different shapes and forms.
- Abdolkarim Soroush

The men resent a woman getting any honour in what they
consider is essentially their field.
Men painters mostly despise women painters.
So I have decided to stop squirming,
to throw any honour in with Canada and women.
- Emily Carr

To be awarded a prize which takes its name from an
illustrious Dutchman who at the same time was a great
citizen of Europe and through his writings did so much
to open up our modern world of sensibility and thought
is indeed a most signal honour.
- John G. D. Clark

I believe that we have been doing this not primarily
to achieve riches or even honour,
but rather because we were interested in the work,
enjoyed doing it and felt very strongly that it was worthwhile.
- Frederick Sanger


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