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Will Carleton Quotes and Sayings

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Worm or beetle - drought or tempest -
on a farmer's land may fall,
Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all.
- Will Carleton

But I have learned a thing or two; I know as sure as fate,
when we lock up our lives for wealth,
the gold key comes too late.
- Will Carleton

To appreciate heaven well, it's good for a person to
have some fifteen minutes of hell.
- Will Carleton

Over all our happy country - over all our Nation spread,
Is a band of noble heroes - is our Army of the Dead.
- Will Carleton

 

If there's a heaven upon the earth, a fellow knows
it when He's been away from home a week,
and then gets back again.
- Will Carleton

Things at home are crossways, and Betsy and I are out.
- Will Carleton

I've watched my duty, straight an' true,
an' tried to do it well; Part of the time kept heaven in view,
An' part steered clear of hell.
- Will Carleton

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The early bird gets the worm,
but the second mouse gets the cheese.
- Anonymous

In software systems it is often the early bird that makes the worm.
- Alan Perlis

We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.
- Winston Churchill

I mean you really can target your answers to get the
instant response and I think that is a very manipulative type of polling.
I really have no time for that worm at all.
- Jim Bolger

I feel like I just grabbed a big juicy worm with a
right sharp hook in the middle of it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Edible - good to eat and wholesome to digest,
as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake,
a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
- Ambrose Bierce

The early bird gets the worm.The early worm...
gets eaten.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

The early bird catches the worm.
- William Camden

Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit;
like a cunning bloodhound,
it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.
- Francis Beaumont

God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
- P. D. James

If you stay with this game long enough,
the worm is bound to turn.
- Hayden Fry

The early bird may get the worm, but it's the second
mouse that gets the cheese.
- Jeremy Paxman

Is it sin, which makes the worm a chrysalis,
and the chrysalis a butterfly, and the butterfly dust?
- Max Muller

Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow,
assiduous, corrosive worm of thought.
- Eugenio Montale

Prostration is our natural position.
A worm-like movement from a spot of sunlight to a spot of shade,
and back, is the type of movement that is natural to men.
- Wyndham Lewis

A three year old child is a being who gets almost as
much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as
it does out of finding a small green worm.
- Bill Vaughan

If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on.
- Immanuel Kant

Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest,
as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake,
a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
- Ambrose Bierce

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early
bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit,
to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
- Georges Bataille

I just like to catch fish, I don't care if it weighs
half a pound or 10 pounds.
But I can't do a lot of casting.
I can work a jig or a worm.
But not for long, especially if the big ones are biting.
Those big bass will make it hurt after a while.
- Terry Bradshaw

To revolt is a natural tendency of life.
Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it.
In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an
animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.
- Mikhail Bakunin

What you will be looking for is a day that closes above
the prior day's high and most likely 'breaks' out to
the upside to close above a trading range.
This is the twitching worm that causes the public to leap before they look.
- Larry Williams

Time, as is well known, sometimes flies like a bird
and sometimes crawls like a worm,
but human beings are generally particularly happy when
they don't notice whether it's passing quickly or slowly.
- Ivan Turgenev

It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose
words have wrung your heart,
or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too
closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines
on your path on a summer night,
if you would not see the ugly worm below.
- Rebecca H. Davis

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
- Henry David Thoreau

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

Genius always finds itself a century too early.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self-pity in its early stages
is as snug as a feather mattress.
Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
- Maya Angelou

Drop guilt! - because to be guilty is to live in hell.
Not being guilty, you will have the freshness
of dewdrops in the early morning sun,
you will have the freshness of lotus petals in the lake,
you will have the freshness of the stars in the night.
Once guilt disappears you will have
a totally different kind of life, luminous and radiant.
You will have a dance to your feet
and your heart will be singing a thousand and one songs.
- Osho

I always arrive late at the office,
but I make up for it by leaving early.
- Charles Lamb

Formula for success: rise early, work hard,
strike oil.
- J. Paul Getty

Mammograms are really sort of a gift.
You can either catch something early or count your
lucky stars because nothing was discovered.
Either way, you're ahead of the game.
- Charlotte Ross

I don't believe one grows older.
I think that what happens early on in life is that
at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
- T. S. Eliot

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

It's always too early to quit.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance
and hypocritical humility.
I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

History is a vast early warning system.
- Norman Cousins

He early on let her know who is the boss.
He looked her right in the eye and clearly said, "You're the boss."
- Anonymous humor

Is it bigger than breadbox?
- the early television show Twenty Questions

I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man.
I was lying to the press.
- Roger Kahn

I felt early on I wasn't going to be a respectable citizen.
- Cormac McCarthy

My love for ice cream emerged at an early age -
and has never left!
- Ginger Rogers

My father has taught me all the tricks of the boys at an early age,
which has made me very careful.
- Kim Wilde

Right, well I am, I was a career diplomat for 37 years
from 1960 until 1997 during the early 1980s from 1981
to 1985 I was the United States Ambassador to Honduras.
- John Negroponte

It is time for parents to teach young people early
on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
- Maya Angelou

Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on,
and my first stories were all pictures,
no words.
- Wally Lamb

I also met, early on Ella Fitzgerald.
Her songbooks are some of the most amazing bodies of work.
- Johnny Mathis

I often write either really early in the morning,
or really late at night.
- Tracy Chapman

When I stopped touring in the early '80s for a few years,
it was a mistake looking back.
I lost touch with my audience in a way and I think
that was a bad career move.
- Bryan Ferry

No, I had a back injury early on in my life.
- Merle Haggard

Early numbers are always wrong.
- Mary Cheney

An unused life is an early death.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800,
it was provided with no books, which probably accounts
for the high quality of early opinions.
- Robert Jackson

I think up until the point when we started in the business,
which was in the early '70s, most of the humor was political.
The smart humor was political satire.
- David Zucker

I was only in one play at Steppenwolf,
in the early days.
- Douglas Wood

I continued writing the bad plays which fortunately nobody would produce,
just as no one did me the unkindness of publishing my early novels.
- Patrick White

We did not get any money from the early records.
It was all taken by crooked managers.
It is just a gangster's paradise.
- Robert Wyatt

It's so warm now, and Thanksgiving came so early -
is it just me,
or does it not really feel like Ramadan?
- David Letterman

As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies,
a ground is generally laid for the happiness or misery of the future man.
- Samuel Richardson

Also, I walk and hike in several different nearby parks
near our home several early mornings a week.
- Malcolm Boyd

Vote early and vote often.
- Al Capone

Today, the technology is there to give early and normally
ample warning when a powerful tornado approaches.
When a tornado strikes, all of us are at risk.
- Spencer Bachus

In early church polemics, Jews are deemed no longer
worthy of their own Scriptures because they have failed
to accept Christ as the Messiah.
- Jack Schwartz


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