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A Quote by Birgitta of Sweden on blessings, body, christ, death, desires, eternity, glory, hope, innocence, jesus, life, love, men, mercy, paradise, passion, proof, and soul

Blessed are you, my Lord Jesus Christ. Fearing your passion and death, you poured forth blood from your innocent body like sweat, and still you accomplished your redemption as you desired and gave us the clearest proof of your love for all men. Eternal blessing be yours, my Lord Jesus Christ, because in your last agony you held out to sinners the hope of pardon, when in your mercy you promised the glory of paradise to the penitent thief. Blessed may you be, my Lord Jesus Christ. You redeemed our souls with your precious blood and most holy death, and in your mercy you led them from exile back to eternal life.

Birgitta of Sweden (1303 - 1373)

Source: Revelations, which are largely meditations on the Passion of Our Lord.

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A Quote by William Ashley (Billy) Sunday on glory and home

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I'm against sin. I'll kick it as long as I've got a foot, and I'll fight it as long as I've got a fist. I'll butt it as long as I've got a head. I'll bite it as long as I've got a tooth. And when I'm old and fistless and footless and toothless, I'll gum it till I go home to Glory and it goes home to perdition!

Billy Sunday (1862 - 1935)

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A Quote by Bhagavad Gita on ability, duty, generosity, glory, nature, skill, and soldiers

Valor, glory, firmness, skill, generosity, steadiness in battle and ability to rule - these constitute the duty of a soldier. They flow from his own nature.

Bhagavad Gita

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A Quote by Betty Smith on earth, glory, and time

Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.

Betty Smith

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A Quote by Betty Smith on earth, glory, and time

Look at everthing as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.

Betty Smith

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A Quote by Bertrand Arthur William Russell on death, earth, fear, glory, habits, hell, men, privilege, thought, and world

Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth, more than ruin, more even than death. . . . Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

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A Quote by Bernard de Voto on earth, glory, kiss, and life

You can no more keep a martini in the refrigerator than you can keep a kiss there. The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth and one of the shortest-lived.

Bernard de Voto (1897 - 1955)

Source: The Hour, 1951

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A Quote by Bede the Venerable on angels, art, christ, day, earth, fatherhood, glory, god, praise, songs, spirit, and world

A hymn of glory let us sing; New songs throughout the world shall ring: Christ, by a road before untrod, Now rises to the throne of God. The holy apostolic band Upon the Mount of Olives stand; And with his followers they see Their Lord's ascending majesty. To them the angels drawing nigh, "Why stand and gaze upon the sky? This is the Savior," thus they say; "This is his glorious triumph day. "Again shall ye behold him so As ye today have seen him go, In glorious pomp ascending high, Up to the portals of the sky." O risen Christ, ascended Lord, All praise to thee let earth accord, Who art, while endless ages run, With Father and with Spirit one.

Bede the Venerable (673 - 735)

Source: hymn for the Ascension

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A Quote by Austin O'Malley on advice, glory, and prudence

Many a man wins glory for prudence by seeking advice, then seeking advice as to what advice would be best to take, and finally following appetite.

Austin O'Malley (1858 - 1932)

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A Quote by Aristotle on glory, happiness, leisure, life, politicians, politics, and power

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself - Power and glory, or happiness.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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