glory

A Quote by John Donne on day, destruction, elderly, glory, and love

All Kings, and all their favorites, All glory of honors, beauties, wits, The sun itself, which makes times, as they pass, Is elder by a year, now, than it was When thou and I first one another saw: All other things, to their destruction draw, Only our love hath no decay; This, no tomorrow hash, nor yesterday, Running, it never runs from us away, But truly keeps his first, last, everlasting day.

John Donne (1572 - 1631)

Source: The Anniversary, st. I

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A Quote by John Adams on america, glory, independence, justice, presidency, and revolution

For America's second president, the most venerated document of the Revolution was just one more occasion for sour grapes: "The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that . . . and all the glory of it."

John Adams (1735 - 1826)

Source: Letter to Benjamin Rush, June 21, 1811

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A Quote by John Adams on awareness, gloom, glory, god, posterity, support, trust, and worth

I am well aware of the Toil and Blood and Treasure, that it will cost us to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States.-Yet through all the Gloom I can see the Rays of ravishing Light and Glory. I can see that the End is more than worth all the Means. And that Posterity will triumph in that Days Transaction, even although We should rue it, which I trust in God We shall not.

John Adams (1735 - 1826)

Source: letter to Abigail Adams, July 3, 1776.—Adams Family Correspondence, ed. L. H. Butterfield, vol. 2, p. 31 (1963).

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on deed and glory

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The deed is everything, the glory is naught.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Grosser Vorhof

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A Quote by Jesse L. Lasky on company, glory, greatness, simplicity, songs, sons, and soul

Beloved Son of California who in 1913 headed the company that produced the first feature length motion picture made in Hollywood. His greatness never lacked simplicity. Carry the song along the passage you, the soul of all there is in glory forevermore.

Jesse L. Lasky

Source: (Hollywood Memorial Park; Hollywood, California)

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A Quote by Jean de La Bruyére on glory, men, and merit

It is the glory and merit of some men to write well and of others not to write at all.

Jean de La Bruyere (1645 - 1696)

Source: The Theophrastus of France, 1688.

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A Quote by Jean Baptiste Moliére on glory, obstacles, and overcoming

The greater the obstacle, the more the glory in overcoming it.

Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622 - 1673)

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A Quote by James Thompson on conquest, glory, and silence

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

James Thompson

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on angels, death, glory, god, love, poverty, sorrow, and spirit

'Tis sorrow builds the shining ladder up, Whose golden rounds are our calamities, Whereon our firm feet planting, nearer God The spirit climbs, and hath its eyes unsealed. True it is that Death's face seems stern and cold When he is sent to summon those we love; But all God's angels come to us disguised; Sorrow and sickness, poverty and death, One after another, lift their frowning masks, And we behold the Seraph's face beneath, All radiant with the Glory and the calm Of having looked upon the front of God.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on glory

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Ez to my princerples, I glory In hevin' nothin' o' the sort.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. vii.

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