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Amiss Quotes

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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

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If you can't annoy somebody with what you write,
I think there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.
- Martin Amis

You cannot combine being a movie star with not being a movie star.
- Martin Amis

There was no end to the ways in which nice things are nicer than nasty ones.
- Kingsley Amis

His mouth had been used as a latrine by some small creature of the night,
and then as its mausoleum.
- Kingsley Amis

Self criticism must be my guide to action,
and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue,
only a procedure.
- Kingsley Amis

Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb,
and the rose grow without thorn.
- Martin Amis

Bullets cannot be recalled.
They cannot be uninvented.
But they can be taken out of the gun.
- Martin Amis

It was no wonder that people were so horrible when
they started life as children.
- Kingsley Amis

Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough.
- Martin Amis

If you can't annoy somebody, there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life
is in some sense exemplary,
that the particular will turn out to be universal.
- Martin Amis

He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church
he currently did not attend was Catholic.
- Kingsley Amis

It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they
start their life as children.
- Kingsley Amis

Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism,
displacing incompetence.
- Kingsley Amis

He resolved, having done it once, never to move his eyeballs again.
- Kingsley Amis

Sex is a momentary itch, love never lets you go.
- Kingsley Amis

I sometimes feel that more lousy dishes are presented
under the banner of pate than any other.
- Kingsley Amis

Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.
- Kingsley Amis

Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil,
it goes from strength to strength.
It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
- Martin Amis

One of the great benefits of organised religion is
that you can be forgiven your sins,
which must be a wonderful thing.
I mean, I carry my sins around with me,
there's nobody there to forgive them.
- Kingsley Amis

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

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

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing


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