Quotes of Earthly

“ Worldly riches are like nuts; many a tooth is broke in cracking them, but never is the stomach filled with eating them. ”

- R. Venning

“ Music, the greatest good that mortals know, And all of heaven we have below. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ And if I laugh at any mortal thing, 'Tis that I may not weep. ”

- Lord Byron

“ From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of being always right. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ As there is no worldly gain without some loss, so there is no worldly loss without some gain… Set the allowance against the loss, and thou shalt find no loss great. ”

- Francis Quarles

“ With this ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with all my worldly goods I thee endow. ”

- Bible

“ But shapes that come not at an earthly call, Will not depart when mortal voices bid. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ All endeavors which are directed to a purely worldly end, contain within themselves the seeds of their own corruption. ”

- Theodore White

“ The church is only a secular institution in which the half-educated speak to the half-converted. ”

- William Ralph Inge

“ I, thus neglecting worldly ends, all dedicated To closeness and the bettering of my mind. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ As preachers of the gospel of Jesus, do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself, nor gave to his disciples. ”

- Adam Clarke

“ I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least — and it is commonly more than that — sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it. ”

- Arthur Goldberg

“ In Holland, they have come to precisely the same conclusion. There they have adopted a system of secular education, because they have found it impracticable to unite the religious bodies in any system of combined religious instruction. ”

- Richard Cobden

“ The building of a perfect body crowned by a perfect brain, is at once the greatest earthly problem and grandest hope of the race. ”

- Dio Lewis

“ Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Unlike those who pretend to be immaculate, fallen angels are usually more intriguing because their earthliness is heavenly. ”

- Carl Polloi

“ I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Who would've thought such a slight tilt in our earthly axis could make such a big difference in our lives? The big wheel keeps on turning and here we are again, looking in the sweet face of darkness. ”

- Geoffrey Neighor

“ Blessed be childhood which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness. ”

- Henri F. Amiel

“ Heed not my earthly lot, for it hath little of earth in it. ”

- Edgar Allan Poe

“ Now I have finished with all earthly business, and high time too. Yes, yes, my dear child, now comes death. ”

- Franz Leher

“ All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation. ”

- Francois de Salignac Fenelon

“ An earthly kingdom cannot exist without inequality of persons. Some must be free, some serfs, some rulers, some subjects. ”

- Martin Luther

“ By two wings a man is lifted up from things earthly: simplicity and purity. ”

- Thomas a Kempis

“ Call for the grandest of all earthly spectacles. What is that? It is the sun going to his rest. ”

- Thomas De Quincey

“ Good heavens, of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness composed… if we only knew it. What incomes have we not had from a flower, and how unfailing are the dividends of the seasons. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ His friends he loved. His direst earthly foes — cats — I believe he did but feign to hate. My hand will miss the insinuated nose, mine eyes the tail that wagg'd contempt at Fate. ”

- Sir William Watson

“ Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments. ”

- Channing Pollock

“ I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict. ”

- Plato
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