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The only objection against the Bible is a bad life


John Wilmot (2nd Earl of Rochester)

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The only objection against the Bible is a bad life
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
There's not a thing on earth that I can name,
So foolish, and so false, as common fame.
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
And ever since the Conquest have been fools.
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Dead, we become the lumber of the world.
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He never said a foolish thing nor never did a wise one
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Since 'tis Nature's law to change, Constancy alone is strange
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For all men would be cowards if they durst
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no t...
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
He never said a foolish thing nor never did a wise one
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Most Men are Cowards, all Men should be Knaves.The Difference lies, as far as I can see,Not in the t...
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
There's not a thing on earth that I can name,
So foolish, and so false, as common fame.
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Ancient person, for whom I
All the flattering youth defy,
Long be it ere thou grow old,
...
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
E'en her fair hand, which might bid heat return To Frozen age, and make old hermits burn, Applied to...
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Since 'tis Nature's law to change, Constancy alone is strange
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no t...
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Womankind more joy discovers, Making fools, than keeping lovers
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
There's not a thing on earth that I can name,So foolish, and so false, as common fame.
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Womankind more joy discovers, Making fools, than keeping lovers
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Natural freedoms are but just:
There's something generous in mere lust.
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
The clog of all pleasure, the luggage of life,
Is the best can be said for a very good wife.
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Then Old Age and Experience, hand in hand,Lead him to death, and make him understand,After a search ...
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
Nothing, thou elder brother e'en to shade.
JOHN WILMOT, EARL OF ROCHESTER
A merry monarch, scandalous and poor.
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Here lies our mutton-looking king, Whose word no man relied on, Who never said a foolish thing...
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What's the meaning of life? Other people.
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The American consumer is not chopped liver, ... We ought to know about these things.
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A lot of people think that way, I don't. That's the past. I'm in Rochester and I worry about Rochest...
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You must save what you can of your life; you musn't lose it all simply because you've lost a part.
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Love is the bond of perfection.
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The Bible is a book that has been read more and examined less than any book that ever existed
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My Grandmother told me that there was a passage in the bible that says, "It is better to spill your ...
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The things that you're liable to read in the Bible: it ain't necessarily so.
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There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself.
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I don’t like religion much, and I am glad that in the Bible the word is not to be found.
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When science and the Bible differ, science has obviously misinterpreted its data
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I know the Bible is inspired because it finds me at greater depths of my being than any other book
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The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.
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The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.
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The Bible is the Chief moral cause of all that is good, and the best corrector of all that is evil, ...
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We tell every kid this isn't the Bible ? it's not the only way. But the way we taught things (at Mou...
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In other words, it was a struggle with himself. And the product of that struggle: anger, bitterness,...
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Mother Superior jump the gun...
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His life seemed like a deck of cards, and in the midst of all those two’s and three’s someone ha...
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The Bible is God's chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show yo...
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The fear of God is the only cure for the fear of people.
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We all are wearing many hundred glasses of different colors. Therefore, everyone sees the world in d...
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The chief objection of playing wind instruments is that it prolongs the life of the player
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The commonest objection to birth control is that it is against nature.
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Life is not a game. Still, in this life, we choose the games we live to play.
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When I see throughout this book, called the Bible, a history of the grossest vices and a collection ...
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A great future starts with what you can see
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The chief objection of playing wind instruments is that it prolongs the life of the player.
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And her eyes were on the highway, where life whizzed by.
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Life is a re-discovery.
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We Are All Infinite
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You can't just sit there and put everyone's lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love. You ...
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no more pencils, no more books, no more teachers' dirty looks, when the teacher rings the bell, drop...
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I saw other people there. Old men sitting alone. Young girls with blue eye shadow and awkward jaws. ...
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That one moment when you know you are not a sad story. You are ALIVE.
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Somos quienes somos por un montón de razones.Quizás nunca conozcamos la mayoría de ellas.Pero aun...
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I know these will all be stories some day, and our pictures will become old photographs. We all beco...
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I love my mom so much. I don't care if that's corny to say. I think on my next birthday, I'm going t...
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Ambos dijeron que tomara asiento y parecían hablar en serio, así que me senté.
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The script is the bible. If you imagine setting off on an adventure in a canoe, the script is the st...
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There's nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, ''If you believe in Me, you a...
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The bible of urban planning.
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This is a series on cultural impact, ... I'm not writing an introduction to Judaism, or even the Bib...
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PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Nothing is so secure as that money will not defeat it.
PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, FOURTH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
You foolish man, you don't even know your own foolish business. - Philip Dormer Stanhope, four...
PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, FOURTH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
More precious is want with honesty than wealth with infamy.
THOMAS WENTWORTH, 1ST EARL OF STRAFFORD
A young man, be his merit what it will, can never raise himself; but must, like the ivy round the oa...
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.
EDWARD WOOD, 1ST EARL OF HALIFAX
The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you.
EDWARD WOOD, 1ST EARL OF HALIFAX
The vulgar only laugh, but never smile; whereas well-bred people often smile, but seldom laugh.
PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, FOURTH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Style is the dress of thoughts. - Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield,
PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, FOURTH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
I knew once a very covetous, sordid fellow who used to say, "Take care of the pence, for the pounds...
PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, FOURTH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Despatch is the soul of business.
PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, FOURTH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run ...
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel, t...
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
It is always right to detect a fraud, and to perceive a folly; but it is very often wrong to expose ...
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
It is a maxim in philosophy that ambitious men can be never good counselors to princes; the desire o...
THOMAS WENTWORTH, 1ST EARL OF STRAFFORD
Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, ...
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
The dews of the evening most carefully shun; Those tears of the sky for the loss of the sun.
PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, FOURTH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
A gentleman is often seen, but very seldom heard to laugh.
PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, FOURTH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
If you are invited to drink at any man's house more than you think is wholesome, you may say "you w...
PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, FOURTH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, abs...
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Swift speedy time, feathered with flying hours, Dissolves the beauty of the fairest brow.
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Ambition devours gold and drinks blood and climbs so high by other men's heads, that at the leng...
THOMAS WENTWORTH, 1ST EARL OF STRAFFORD
The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation.
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Vice, in its true light, is so deformed, that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever sed...
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Women are only children of a larger growth. A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, ...
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give luster, and many more people see than weigh.
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
EDWARD WOOD, 1ST EARL OF HALIFAX
Idleness is only the refuge of weak minds.
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it.
EDWARD WOOD, 1ST EARL OF HALIFAX
Don't play for one run unless you know that run will win a ballgame.
EARL WEAVER
You sit up there, and you see the whole gamut of human nature. Even if the case being argued involve...
EARL WARREN
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day beco...
EARL NIGHTINGALE
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind.
EARL NIGHTINGALE
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the jour...
EARL NIGHTINGALE
Freedom without obligation is anarchy. Freedom without obligation is democracy.
EARL RINEY
Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress, but they consider th...
EARL WARREN
Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.
EARL NIGHTINGALE
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life -- or am I mass-motivated?
EARL NIGHTINGALE
Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.
EARL CAMPBELL
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happe...
EARL WILSON
It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.
EARL WARREN
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for.
EARL WARREN
Paradox with him was only truth standing on its head to attract attention
EARL WARREN
We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exa...
EARL NIGHTINGALE
The police must obey the law while enforcing the law.
EARL WARREN
Middle Age - later than you think and sooner than you expect.
EARL WILSON
To sell something, tell a woman it's a bargain; tell a man it's deductible.
EARL WILSON
A woman may race to get a man a gift but it always ends in a tie.
EARL WILSON
When you play for one run, that's usually all you get. I have nothing against the bunt in its pl...
EARL WEAVER
I think there should be bad blood between all clubs.
EARL WEAVER
To keep your job, you fire others or bench them or trade them. You have to do the thinking for 25 gu...
EARL WEAVER
A winning player is nothing more than a player on a winning team. A losing player is a guy who playe...
EARL WEAVER
I became an optimist when I discovered that I wasn't going to win any more games by being anythi...
EARL WEAVER
The only thing that matters is what happens on the little hump out in the middle of the field.
EARL WEAVER
This ain't a football game, we do this every day.
EARL WEAVER
On my tombstone just write, 'The sorest loser that ever lived.'
EARL WEAVER
The censor's sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression.
EARL WARREN
In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is ...
EARL WARREN
In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
EARL WARREN
My friends have to remind me that it's OK to own the fact that you're good at something. I t...
EARL SWEATSHIRT
Sometimes videos make a bad song very tight.
EARL SWEATSHIRT
It takes me a long time to write, and I trust myself, so I write very sparsely, so when I do, I know...
EARL SWEATSHIRT
I think rap music is rap music. I mean, are there heavy writing aspects of it? Absolutely. In a sens...
EARL SWEATSHIRT
That was one of the best, exciting things for me to play with them. They were very young and eager t...
EARL SCRUGGS
I don't think you'll ever get enough picking.
EARL SCRUGGS
I like drums, really, if they're under control.
EARL SCRUGGS
You know you can get gaudy with something, and they didn't do that. To me, I think it's very...
EARL SCRUGGS