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Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
- Voltaire

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Those little nimble musicians of the air,
that warble forth their curious ditties,
with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.
- Izaak Walton

Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless
material for books and songs of gratitude and praise.
- Philip Schaff

It looks like it's been furnished by discount stores.
- Jackie Kennedy

 

Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions;
it's walled and roofed with them.
Yes, and furnished too.
- Aldous Huxley

Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness;
but He who gave thee Soul,
armed thee with resolution.
Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy.
- Akhenaton

I no longer want to live in an apartment furnished
with forklifts and backhoes.
- Nicholson Baker

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The men who have furnished me with my greatest inspiration
have not been men of wealth,
but men of deeds.
- James Cash Penney

There is no Latter day Saint who dies after having
lived a faithful life who will lose anything because
of having failed to do certain things when opportunities
were not furnished him or her.
- Lorenzo Snow

Time passed by.
I had furnished steam hammers to the principal foundries in England.
I had sent them abroad, even to Russia.
At length it became known to the Lords of the Admiralty
that a new power in forging had been introduced.
- James Nasmyth

Not until he stood at the altar did he achieve a sense
of being hale and furnished.
It was strange, he thought, that a man would find his
surest current in the spot where he felt least worthy.
- Charles Tennyson Turner

If you're setting a game during the Cuban Missile Crisis,
look through a library.
find out what people were wearing, what other issues were in the news,
how houses were furnished, what cars were being driven.
Especially include things which now seem foreign.
- Graham Nelson

If nations always moved from one set of furnished rooms to another -
and always into a better set -
things might be easier,
but the trouble is that there is no one to prepare the new rooms.
The future is worse than the ocean -
there is nothing there.
- Alexander Herzen

After having dispatched a meal, I went ashore,
and found no habitation save a single house,
and that without an occupant; we had no doubt that
the people had fled in terror at our approach,
as the house was completely furnished.
- Christopher Columbus

We frequently define an acid or a base as a substance
whose aqueous solution gives,
respectively, a higher concentration of hydrogen ion
or of hydroxide ion than that furnished by pure water.
This is a very one sided definition.
- Gilbert Newton Lewis

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

Not one man will the State of Missouri furnish to carry on any unholy crusade.
- Claiborne Fox Jackson

Books do furnish a room.
- Anthony Powell

A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment
and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Educational institutes can no longer be prizes in church
politics or furnish berths for failure in other walks of life.
- E. Franklin Frazier

The great end of education is to discipline rather
than to furnish the mind;
to train it to the use of its own powers,
rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
- Tryon Edwards

Americans will listen, but they do not care to read.
War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement,
which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room.
- Anthony Burgess

It is the food which you furnish to your mind that
determines the whole character of your life.
- Emmet Fox

To pursue science is not to disparage the things of the spirit.
In fact, to pursue science rightly is to furnish the
framework on which the spirit may rise.
- Vannevar Bush

Never make your home in a place.
Make a home for yourself inside your own head.
You'll find what you need to furnish it -
memory,
friends you can trust, love of learning,
and other such things.
That way it will go with you wherever you journey.
- Tad Williams

Yeah.
I have been with David Furnish for eight years,
now.
- Elton John

The function of genius is to furnish cretins with ideas twenty years later.
- Louis Aragon

Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind,
our duty is to furnish it well.
- Peter Ustinov

To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas
he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
- Thomas Jefferson

So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect
anything certain from astronomy,
which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth
ideas conceived for another purpose,
and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

My books are very few, but then the world is before me -
a library open to all - from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me -
in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure
to furnish something to amuse,
if not to instruct and improve.
- Joseph Howe

Although we are being presented in Carnegie Hall,
we have to furnish a budget for our guest stars,
and for the music writing - which is a huge budget
in any orchestra that plays popular music.
- Skitch Henderson

I wish I had it in my power to furnish you with accommodation
I should feel proud to do it,
shall be happy to hear from you at anytime when you
engagements will allow you an hour and remain with
best wishes for yourself,
family and circuit.
- John Hawley

Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy.
It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times;
it qualifies them to furnish in their own personality
a good bit of the motive power to the mad pace.
- Kate Chopin

There are apothecaries' shops, where prepared medicines,
liquids, ointments, and plasters are sold;
barbers' shops,
where they wash and shave the head; and restaurateurs,
that furnish food and drink at a certain price.
- Hernando Cortes

Children also have artistic ability,
and there is wisdom in there having it!
The more helpless they are, the more instructive are
the examples they furnish us;
and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
- Paul Klee

Labor organizations are formed, not to employ combined
effort for a common object,
but to indulge in declamation and denunciation,
and especially to furnish an easy living to some officers who do not want to work.
- William Graham Sumner

The ethical manifold, conceived of as unified,
furnishes, or rather is, the ideal of the whole.
- Felix Adler

A book that furnishes no quotations is no book -
it is a plaything.
- Thomas Love Peacock

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing
else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
- Henry Ward Beecher

But whoever gives birth to useless children,
what would you say of him except that he has bred sorrows for himself,
and furnishes laughter for his enemies.
- Sophocles

'Pure experience' is the name I gave to the immediate
flux of life which furnishes the material to our later
reflection with its conceptual categories.
- William James

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge;
it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
- John Locke

A fact in itself is nothing.
It is valuable only for the idea attached to it,
or for the proof which it furnishes.
- Claude Bernard

After voluntary exertions on the part of our people
to which the history of the world furnishes no parallel,
is the old root of bitterness still to remain in the ground,
to sprout and bear fruit in the future as it has borne fruit in the past?
- Robert Dale Owen

War should be the only study of a prince.
He should consider peace only as a breathing-time,
which gives him leisure to contrive,
and furnishes as ability to execute,
military plans.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Every diminution of the public burdens arising from
taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power
and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy
new motives for patriotic affection and support.
- Andrew Jackson

It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon,
and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend
for the gradual degeneration of the human species,
that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
- Charles Dickens

It is a remarkably beautiful piece of home furnishing,
the Oscar.
I used to keep it up in front of a mirror so that it looked like two.
- Mercedes McCambridge

In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence
of ugliness far worse than ugliness.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I think experience has shown that privateers have done
more toward distressing the trade of our enemies,
and furnishing these States with necessaries,
than Continental Ships of the same force.
- William Whipple

Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house.
The first necessary move then, is to rid that house
of all but furnishings essential to success.
- John McDonald

Life expands to fill your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dance Lightly With Life:
Today is your day to
dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
soar your spirit,
unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Set Life's Rhythm with Your Heart-Drum
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;
set today's rhythm with your heart-drum;
walk today's march with courage;
create today as your celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Today is your day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows and butterflies out to play,
soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Be the Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
- 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

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho


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