Quotes of Thomas Osbert Mordaunt

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Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! Throughout the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.

- Thomas Osbert Mordaunt

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“ Life is a progress, and not a station. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Liberty is too precious a thing to be buried in books. Humans should hold it up in their hands every single day of their lives and say from the deepest fathoms of their soul – “I am free – to think – to speak – to act – the way a real, novel, civilized being should – my ancestors couldn’t, but I can, and my children will”. ”

- Abhijit Naskar

“ Our minds have this strange ability to make associations using ourselves as a reference point. They create our identities based on our relation to people and things. They aim for control because ownership falsely promises us an elevated sense of self. But this is exactly the opposite of love. When we fall in love, we disidentify and get lost for a little while in a song, a beautiful painting, and most of all, we get lost in our lover. And through their love, we find our true infinite selves. ”

- Kamand Kojouri

“ Love me. As a mother who had fed you on her breasts. Like a lover who teased you with them. Like a friend on whose chest you laid your head and wept. Love me. ”

- Tatjana Ostojic

“ Be steady and wellordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work. ”

- Gustave Flaubert

“ The value of things is not the time they last, but the intensity with which they occur. That is why there are unforgettable moments and unique people! ”

- Fernando Pessoa

“ It’s funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they’ll do practically anything you want them to. ”

- J. D. Salinger

“ For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections. ”

- Peace Pilgrim

“ Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness. ”

- Samuel Beckett

“ You were ordered to obey to Allah, and you were create to perform good deeds. ”

- Hazrat Ali Ibn AbuTalib A.S

“ If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than you are now. ”

- Master Shifu

“ Sometimes you just feel everything and nothing all at once. Sometimes you’ll find yourself smiling while missing something at the same time. At times you can absolutely love a person, all the while wanting to hate them. Life comes without guarantees. Accept that smiling will brighten your face. Laughing will enhance your eyes. And Falling in love will change your life… ”

- Unknown

“ The greatest thing about dreams is they don’t expire. They can lay dormant for years and when you pull them out and dust them off, they shine like new. ”

- Casi McLean

“ We cannot solve problems with the kind of thinking we employed when we came up with them. ”

- Albert Einstein.

“ Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ I somehow knew that the particulars didn’t matter. She was my heart, she was half of me, and nothing, certainly not a few measly hundred miles, was ever going to change that. ”

- Morgan Matson Since You’ve Been Gone

“ You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you. ”

- Joseph Joubert

“ Storm in her eyes, peace in her smile. ”

- ventum

“ Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing. ”

- B.C. Forbes

“ Rules are for suckers. ”

- Ruth Soukup

“ Love all God’s creation, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf, every ray of light. Love the animals, love the plants, love each separate thing. If thou love each thing thou wilt perceive the mystery of God in all; and when once thou perceive this, thou wilt thenceforward grow every day to a fuller understanding of it: until thou come at last to love the whole world with a love that will then be allembracing and universal. ”

- Fyodor Dostoevsky

“ I am larger, better than I thought; I did not know I held so much goodness. All seems beautiful to me. Whoever denies me, it shall not trouble me; Whoever accepts me, he or she shall be blessed, and shall bless me. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ If I was blind, I would still see you. If I was deaf, I would still hear you. If I was mute, I would still speak to you. If I was crippled, I would still carry you. If I was dying, I would still live for you. ”

- Matshona Dhliwayo

“ Renew, release, let go. Yesterday’s gone. There’s nothing you can do to bring it back. You can’t “should’ve” done something. You can only DO something. Renew yourself. Release that attachment. Today is a new day! ”

- Steve Maraboli

“ Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. ”

- Og Mandino