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Splendor Quotes

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It is neither wealth nor splendor;
but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Simplicity Simple Simple-Living Gratitude Inner-Peace

A child does not notice the greatness and the beauty
of nature and the splendor of God in his works.
- Rudolf Otto

Teach us that wealth is not elegance,
that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I came up with American Splendor.
Some people think it's American Squalor.
- Harvey Pekar

 

Time will bring to light whatever is hidden;
it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor.
- Horace

American Splendor is just an ongoing journal.
It's an ongoing autobiography.
I started it when I was in my early 30s,
and I just keep going.
- Harvey Pekar

It's the Power of the Almighty, the Splendor of Nature,
and then you.
- Al Franken

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It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood
of life to crimson splendor.
Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
- Horace

A horse is a thing of beauty...
none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.
- Xenophon

Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds.
In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.
- Gaston Bachelard

That though the radiance which was once so bright be
now forever taken from my sight.
Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass,
glory in the flower.
We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
- William Wordsworth

I have departed from this planet and I have left behind
my poor earthly ones with their occupations which are
as many as they are useless;
at last I am living in the scintillating splendor of the stars,
each of which used to seem to me as large as millions of suns.
- Jules Massenet

Your home is regarded as a model home,
your life as a model life.
But all this splendor, and you along with it...
it's just as though it were built upon a shifting quagmire.
A moment may come, a word can be spoken,
and both you and all this splendor will collapse.
- Henrik Ibsen

Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us,
and only for those who were willing to fail are the
dangers and splendors of life.
- Carl Sandburg

We had seen God in His splendors, heard the text that Nature renders.
We had reached the naked soul of man.
- Ernest Shackleton

She saw the myriad gods, and beyond God his own ineffable eternity;
she saw that there were ranges of life beyond our present life,
ranges of mind beyond our present mind and above these
she saw the splendors of the spirit.
- Sri Aurobindo

Democracy opens new vistas and opportunities.
We should use the opportunities it offers to correct
past mistakes not to blunder anew.
- Ibrahim Babangida

A blunder at the right moment is better than cleverness at the wrong time.
- Carolyn Wells

My great crime in the world is blunder I will get into
scrapes without intention or any bad motive.
- Stand Watie

Support a compatriot against a native,
however the former may blunder or plunder.
- Richard Francis Burton

To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy -
and dull fantasy at that,
as the real world is strange and wonderful.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle,
Old Age a regret.
- Benjamin Disraeli

When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience,
the temptation to blunder is minimized,
but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful
as appraisal of the appraiser.
- Marianne Moore

There is no gardening without humility.
Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars
to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.
- Alfred Austin

Grief is the agony of an instant.
The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
- Benjamin Disraeli

An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or
an absurdity he has committed,
than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
- Joseph Addison

Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his.
Hardly another character in the world's record has
made so little of its opportunities.
His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world;
the New World is his monument.
- Justin Winsor

It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime.
No; if it were men wouldn't be ashamed of it.
It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such.
A poor man is despised the whole world over.
- Jerome K. Jerome

We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down
the tree in order to reach its fruit;
but the same blunder is made by every person who is
over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
- William Ellery Channing

In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book:
the prank of a page-
boy,
the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk -
they are all part of the curriculum.
- Michel de Montaigne

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
- H. L. Mencken

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions -
it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
- Irving Kristol

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections
are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
- Gore Vidal

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property,
are the rulers.
- Aristotle

Every government is a parliament of whores.
The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking
the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
- Sydney J. Harris

Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
- James Russell Lowell

Reading builds the educated and informed electorate
so vital to our democracy.
- Brad Henry

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
- Robert Byrne

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some,
are chiefly to be found in democracy,
they will be best attained when all persons alike share
in government to the utmost.
- Aristotle

In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.
- J. William Fulbright

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than
half of the people are right more than half of the time.
- E. B. White

So long as we have enough people in this country willing
to fight for their rights,
we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

The flood of money that gushes into politics today
is a pollution of democracy.
- Theodore White

When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power,
it is called a democracy.
- Charles de Secondat

A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens,
who assemble and administer the government in person.
- James Madison

A healthy democracy requires a decent society;
it requires that we are honorable,
generous, tolerant and respectful.
- Charles W. Pickering

The best argument against democracy is
a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
- Winston Churchill

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.
Of course it doesn't work.
We are supposed to work it.
- Alexander Woollcott

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people
by the people for the people.
- Oscar Wilde

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

Information is the currency of democracy.
- Thomas Jefferson

But despite this breathtaking pace, I believe in the
capacity of our democracy to meet these challenges.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Here's to democracy.
May we get the government we deserve.
- Rick Mercer

The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority,
or rather of that party, not always the majority,
that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
- Lord Acton

If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment:
"Thou shalt not ration justice."
- Sophocles

Education is a human right with immense power to transform.
On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom,
democracy and sustainable human development.
- Kofi Annan

A full and fair discussion is essential to democracy.
- George Soros

The great thing about our system of democracy is when
they call you for jury duty,
you have to come...
It's an honor and a privilege.
I was called and I've got to be here.
- Antonio Villaraigosa

If a man went simply by what he saw,
he might be tempted to affirm that the essence of democracy is melodrama.
- Irving Babbitt

Although we dealt decisively with all terrorist organizations,
we at the same time not only maintained,
preserved our democracy, but kept improving it.
- Bulent Ecevit

Remember one thing about democracy.
We can have anything we want and at the same time,
we always end up with exactly what we deserve.
- Edward Albee

In Ethiopia, democracy is in its infancy and it must
be nurtured along by its leaders.
- Jack Kingston

You can't put democracy and freedom back into a box.
- George W. Bush

What we have is two important values in conflict:
freedom of speech and our desire for healthy campaigns in a healthy democracy.
You can't have both.
- Dick Gephardt

Now, al Qaeda's on the run.
Afghanistan is no longer a base of operations.
The Afghan government is a friendly government that
is trying to bring democracy to its people.
- Condoleezza Rice

If the war has faded into history, democracy's defeat
in Vietnam has left deep marks in the consciousness of both nations.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave.
- Karl Kraus

If a jerk burns the flag, America is not threatened,
democracy is not under siege, freedom is not at risk.
- Gary Ackerman

In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism.
In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy.
- Fran Lebowitz


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