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Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure.


Robert Browning

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Peace be unto thy soul; thine adversity and thine afflictions shall be but a small moment;
JOSEPH SMITH JR.
It is not the distance of the earth from the sun, nor the sun's withdrawing itself, that makes a dar...
JOHN OWEN
Suffer not thy wrongs to shroud thy fate, But turn, my soul, to blessings which remain.
ANNA SEWARD
Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God; for God...
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But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold whose light...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Open thy gate of mercy, gracious God, My soul flies through these wounds to seek out thee.
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To God, thy country, and thy friend be true.
BILL VAUGHAN
Thou hast but to resolve, and lo! God’s wholeGreat universe shall fortify thy soul.
ELLA WHEELER WILCOX
To God, thy countrie, and thy friend be true.
BILL VAUGHAN
And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, whi...
BIBLE
Hands are joined in prayers to complete the circuit of our soul with that of the almighty.
NEHA KOTHARI
Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying
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Thou mayest not eat within thy gates the tithe of thy corn, or of thy wine, or of thy oil, or the fi...
BIBLE
Thou givest life and love for Greece and Right: I will stand by thee lest thou shouldst be weak, ...
WILLIAM JAMES LINTON
Not on thy sole, but on thy soul, harsh Jew, Thou mak'st thy knife keen; but no metal can-- No...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Awaken the divinity within thy soul.
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Thou are never at any time nearer to God than when under tribulation; which he permits for the purif...
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When all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost, ...
JOSEPH ADDISON
God is expecting us to stand in the gap between the dying earth and the heavens, for the will of God...
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Give God thy heart, thy service, and thy gold; The day wears on, and time is waxing old. - Un...
UNATTRIBUTED AUTHOR
But Thy good word informs my soul How I may climb to heaven.
ISAAC WATTS
I'm not so sure Robert Swift doesn't deserve to start.
BOB HILL
Neither turn to thy own way nor seek thy own gain. But inquire the good way's of God.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
But first on earth as vampire sent
Thy corpse shall from its tomb be rent
Then gastly haun...
GEORGE GORDON BYRON
Give me but a firm spot on which to stand, and I shall move the earth.
ARCHIMEDES
Stand Fast, Stand Firm, Stand Sure, Stand True.
HARRISON GRAY OTIS
Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
O earth, what changes hast thou seen!
ALFRED LORD TENNYSON
O happy earth, Whereon thy innocent feet doe ever tread!
EDMUND SPENSER
"Take courage, soul! Hold not thy strength in vain! With faith o'ercome the steeps Thy G...
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If anything keep thy soul out of heaven, which God forbid, there is nothing in the world liker to do...
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Prayer doesn't change God, but changes him who prays
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Thy clothes are all the soul thou hast.
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Serve in the grace of strength within thy soul.
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O Ceremony, show me but thy worth? What is thy soul of adoration? Art thou aught else but plac...
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For whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my peop...
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Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any like...
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A creed is a rod,/ And a crown is of night:/ But this thing is God:/ To be man with thy might,/ To g...
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I cranked the volume on the stereo and sang at the top of my lungs to an old Britney Spears song, my...
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O God, what offering shall I give
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My spirit, soul, a...
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When was it that they who dwell upon the earth have not sinned in thy sight? or what people have so ...
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I could a tale unfold whose lightest wordWould harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood,Make thy t...
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You work that you may keep peace with the earth and the soul of the earth
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Can Christ be in thy heart, and thou not know it? Can one king be dethroned and another crowned in t...
WILLIAM GURNALL
O God! Put back Thy universe and give me yesterday.
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Go thy way, and tell my people, the people of thy Lord God what manner of things, and how great wond...
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Life does more than adapt to the Earth. It changes the Earth to its own purposes.
JAMES LOVELOCK
Helpe thy selfe, and God will helpe thee.
GEORGE HERBERT
O God! Put back Thy universe and give me yesterday.
HENRY ARTHUR JONES
You work that you may keep peace with the earth and the soul of the earth
KAHLIL GIBRAN
. . . And when my lips meet thine Thy very soul is wedded unto mine.
HJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN
My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion: / So shall they be li...
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Then, everlasting Love, restrain thy will; 'Tis god-like to have power, but not to kill.
FRANCIS BEAUMONT AND JOHN FLETCHER
And looks commercing with the skies, / Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes.
JOHN MILTON
Thy word O God is the Truth.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
God owns heaven but He craves the earth.
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God created heaven on earth but man created hell.
SANTOSH KALWAR
Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor.
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Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath; O my God, take the gentle path.
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If thou art something bring thy soul and interchange with mine. - Johann Christoph Friedrich v...
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LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was ...
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Law cannot stand aside from the social changes around it.
WILLIAM J. BRENNAN, JR.
God be thy comfort.
God loves you.
God will take care for you.
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But I know thy abode, and thy going out, and thy coming in, and thy rage against me.
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Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy...
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Woe to the soul which God rejoiceth to punish! . . . . Is it not a terrible thing to a wretched soul...
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If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or th...
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The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel, but d...
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Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God end...
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What gained we, little moth? Thy ashes, Thy one brief parting pang may show: And withering th...
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We stand strong together - as Americans - many cultures, races and faiths, but one nation under God.
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Only thy holy things which thou hast, and thy vows, thou shalt take, and go unto the place which the...
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How on earth could anybody stand in a field with these people and say that it's the right thing to d...
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But I can please God
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God changes His time because His goals and tasks change.
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Awake, thou wintry earth - Fling off thy sadness! Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth Your ancient glad...
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Every soul that existed on earth is part of earth human history.
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Thy life is safe while any god saves mine.
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Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.
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Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, whose body Nature is, and God the soul
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There is nothing to unify God and the soul but the Cross.
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Not sure if without this world God would be much happier but I'm sure man: WOULD!
SORIN CERIN
Have thy tools ready, God will find thee work
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Thou shalt not submit thy god to market forces.
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If you dance daily, you shall expel any seed of distress in thy soul.
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God, if there is a God, take my soul, if I have a soul
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Numberless marks does man bear in his soul, that he is fallen and estranged from God; but nothing gi...
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Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak; and tha...
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Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak; and tha...
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God, if there is a God, take my soul, if I have a soul.
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Man partly is and wholly hopes to be.
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Such ever was love's way; to rise, it stoops
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Dante, who loved well because he hated, / Hated wickedness that hinders loving.
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This is a spray the Bird clung to.
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In the great right of an excessive wrong.
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Peopled at once.
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It's a long time between drinks.
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Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp - or what's a heaven for?
ROBERT BROWNING
Truth lies within ourselves: it takes no rise from outward things, whatever you may believe. There i...
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There shall never be one lost good! What was shall live as before; The evil is null, is nought, ...
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My star, God's glowworm.
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What? Was man made a wheel-work to wind up, And be discharged, and straight wound up anew? No...
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Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.
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Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away.
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Hand Grasps at hand, eye lights eye in good friendship, And great hearts expand And grow...
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Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
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The year's at the spring / And day's at the morn; / Morning's at seven; / The hillside's dew-pearled...
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In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an itch for the praise...
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Outside are the storms and strangers: We - Oh, close, safe and warm sleep I and she, I - and she
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Our guards really worked hard this summer on their shooting. You can't rely on your shooting all the...
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Better have failed in the high aim, as I, Than vulgarly in the low aim succeed, As God be thanked! I...
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Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made.
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I watched my foolish heart expand / In the lazy glow of benevolence, / O'er the various modes of man...
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Without love, our earth is a tomb
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Best be yourself, imperial, plain, and true.
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When a man's busy, why leisure Strikes him as wonderful pleasure: Faith, and at leisure once is he? ...
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With shrieking and squeaking / In fifty different sharps and flats.
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I heard a sound as of scraping tripe, / And putting apples wondrous ripe, / Into a cider- press's gr...
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But facts are facts and flinch not
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If two lives join, there is oft a scar, / They are one and one, with a shadowy third; / One near one...
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As for the grass, it grew as scant as hair / In leprosy.
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O world as God has made it! All is beauty.
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He who did most, shall bear most; the strongest shall stand the most weak.
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Boston's a hole, the herring-pond is wide.
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Reads verse and thinks she understands.
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Make no more giants, God!But elevate the race at once!
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I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on.
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That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he never could recaptur...
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