Brian Ruckley Famous Quotes & Sayings

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7 Brian Ruckley Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Brian Ruckley Sayings: But past service counted for little these days. The world, and those who governed it, But past service counted for little these days. The world, and those who governed it, moved too quickly to be carrying such burdens as memory and gratitude.
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Brian Ruckley Sayings: Think how much happier the world might be if people sought approval for what they Think how much happier the world might be if people sought approval for what they do from their children instead of their ancestors.
Brian Ruckley Sayings: I think now, looking back, that we all die, little by little, as each of I think now, looking back, that we all die, little by little, as each of those we love departs before us.
Brian Ruckley Sayings: Loss alone is but the wounding of a heart; it is memory that makes it Loss alone is but the wounding of a heart; it is memory that makes it our ruin.
Brian Ruckley Sayings: Power loves not the light of day, nor the attention of curious eyes. In darkness Power loves not the light of day, nor the attention of curious eyes. In darkness it thrives most ... A lord may send his army hither and thither, but the true testing of his power is in those places where his army is not ... Has he sent its long fingers far enough through the backstreets and alleys, into the drinking dens and the lending-houses, so that he may gather them unto himself and hold them firm without a single swordsman?
Brian Ruckley Sayings: When a man may whisper in a close ear, and that whisper be repeated far When a man may whisper in a close ear, and that whisper be repeated far away and many moons later, then he has power. When a many may speak against another, and that other be brought to ruin and rue by nothing more than those words, then he has power. And if a man can act without the appearance of action, and bring about great change without the appearance of desiring it, then he has power.
Brian Ruckley Sayings: If a man feared defeat, he would never give battle ... Every victory is inevitably If a man feared defeat, he would never give battle ... Every victory is inevitably succeeded by defeat. It is the nature of our lives. A man might fight a thousand battles and emerge triumphant from every one; still, he will suffer defeat in the end, for we die and we are forgotten. If we cannot face defeat, we must live always, throughout our lives, in fear. For it awaits us all.