Quotes of Brim

“ Let the coming hour overflow with joy, and let pleasure drown the brim. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I chatter, chatter, as I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on forever. ”

- Tennyson

“ Fill the cup of happiness for others, and there will be enough overflowing to fill yours to the brim. ”

- Rose Pastor Stokes

“ If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ Life's enchanted cup sparkles near the brim. ”

- Lord Byron

“ To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men's minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. ”

- Cicero

“ Life is a magic vase filled to the brim, so made that you cannot dip from it nor draw from it; but it overflows into the hand that drops treasures into it. Drop in malice and it overflows hate; drop in charity and it overflows love. ”

- John Ruskin

“ There is a cheap literature that speaks to us of the need of escape. It is true that when we travel we are in search of distance. But distance is not to be found. It melts away. And escape has never led anywhere. The moment a man finds that he must play the races, go the Arctic, or make war in order to feel himself alive, that man has begun to spin the strands that bind him to other men and to the world… ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ We quaff the cup of life with eager haste without draining it, instead of which it only overflows the brim — objects press around us, filling the mind with the throng of desires that wait upon them, so that we have no room for the thoughts of death. ”

- Oscar Wilde
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