Whitcomb Riley Famous Quotes & Sayings

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37 Whitcomb Riley Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Raymond Kelly: I like Sicilian food. It's real peasant food. I like Sicilian food. It's real peasant food. — Raymond Kelly
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: Oh, the world's a curious compound, with its honey and its gall, With its cares Oh, the world's a curious compound, with its honey and its gall, With its cares and bitter crosses, but a good world after all. And a good God must have made it-leastways, that is what I say, When a hand is on my shoulder in a friendly sort of way. — James Whitcomb Riley
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: O'er folded blooms On swirls of musk, The beetle booms adown the glooms And bumps O'er folded blooms On swirls of musk, The beetle booms adown the glooms And bumps along the dusk. — James Whitcomb Riley
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Marguerite Young: If you know anything about James Whitcomb Riley, you know that Little Orphan Annie is If you know anything about James Whitcomb Riley, you know that Little Orphan Annie is one of the most fantastic characters who ever lived in America before Charlie Chaplin. — Marguerite Young
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Charles Dickens: I admire machinery as much is any man, and am as thankful to it as I admire machinery as much is any man, and am as thankful to it as any man can be for what it does for us. But it will never be a substitute for the face of a man, with his soul in it, encouraging another man to be brave and true. — Charles Dickens
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Matthew Henry: It is our duty not to not only hold fast, but to hold forth the It is our duty not to not only hold fast, but to hold forth the Word of life; not only to hold fast for our own benefit, but to hold it forth for the benefit of others, to hold it forth as the candlestick holds forth the candle, which makes it appear to advantage all around, or as the luminaries of the heavens, which shed their influences far and wide. — Matthew Henry
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Paul Tsongas: America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor. America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor. — Paul Tsongas
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Jacques Barzun: Music, not being made up of objects nor referring to objects, is intangible and ineffable; Music, not being made up of objects nor referring to objects, is intangible and ineffable; it can only be as it were inhaled by the spirit: the rest is silence. — Jacques Barzun
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck. — James Whitcomb Riley
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: And the sun had on a crownWrought of gilded thistledown,And a scarf of velvet vaporAnd And the sun had on a crown
Wrought of gilded thistledown,
And a scarf of velvet vapor
And a raveled rainbow gown;
And his tinsel-tangled hair
Tossed and lost upon the air
Was glossier and flossier
Than any anywhere. — James Whitcomb Riley
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: As one who cons at evening o'er an album all alone,And muses on the faces As one who cons at evening o'er an album all alone,
And muses on the faces of the friends that he has known,
So I turn the leaves of Fancy, till in shadowy design
I find the smiling features of an old sweetheart of mine. — James Whitcomb Riley
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: A Parting GuestWhat delightful hosts are theyLife and Love!Lingeringly I turn away,This late hour, yet A Parting Guest
What delightful hosts are they
Life and Love!
Lingeringly I turn away,
This late hour, yet glad enough
They have not withheld from me
Their high hospitality.
So, with face lit with delight
And all gratitude, I stay
Yet to press their hands and say,
Thanks. - So fine a time! Good night. — James Whitcomb Riley
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Leif Hetland: That is the way God sees us, you and me and everyone who has ever That is the way God sees us, you and me and everyone who has ever inched his way on this earth. He sees not our history but our destiny. Not what we once were but what we will one day become. He sees not our drizzly gray past but our sun-washed future, a rainbow full of promise arching over the whole of it. For God sees not as man sees. We see the disgusting sinner; He sees the destined saint. — Leif Hetland
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come. — James Whitcomb Riley
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Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: Who bides his time tastes the sweet Of honey in the saltiest tear; And though Who bides his time tastes the sweet Of honey in the saltiest tear; And though he fares with slowest feet Joy runs to meet him drawing near. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: One naked star has waded throughThe purple shallows of the night,And faltering as falls the One naked star has waded through
The purple shallows of the night,
And faltering as falls the dew
It drips its misty light. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time. The anger of a person who is strong, can always bide its time. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: It is no use to grumble and complain; It's just as cheap and easy to It is no use to grumble and complain; It's just as cheap and easy to rejoice; When God sorts out the weather and sends rain - Why, rain's my choice. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: Tell you what I like the best -'Long about knee-deep in June,'Bout the time strawberries Tell you what I like the best -
'Long about knee-deep in June,
'Bout the time strawberries melts
On the vine, - some afternoon
Like to jes' git out and rest,
And not work at nothin' else! — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Sam Harris: If your golf instructor were to insist that you shave your head, sleep no more If your golf instructor were to insist that you shave your head, sleep no more than four hours each night, renounce sex, and subsist on a diet of raw vegetables, you would find a new golf instructor. However, when gurus make demands of this kind, many of their students simply do as directed. — Sam Harris
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: When you awaken some morning and hear that somebody or other has been discovered, you When you awaken some morning and hear that somebody or other has been discovered, you can put it down as a fact that he discovered himself years ago - since that time he has been toiling, working, and striving to make himself worthy of general discovery. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: O, it sets my heart a clickin' like the tickin' of a clock, when the O, it sets my heart a clickin' like the tickin' of a clock, when the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Aleksandra Layland: There was no jealousy on the part of a new spouse over the love or There was no jealousy on the part of a new spouse over the love or affection a man or woman shared with a former spouse. It was considered a blessing to have had such loves in one's life. — Aleksandra Layland
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Leon Wieseltier: I was not interested in spending 10 years in the culture wars. I was not interested in spending 10 years in the culture wars. — Leon Wieseltier
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: I bless the hoss from hoof to head -From head to hoof, and tale to I bless the hoss from hoof to head -
From head to hoof, and tale to mane! -
I bless the hoss, as I have said,
From head to hoof, and back again!
James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: To make the world a friendly place, one must show it a friendly face. To make the world a friendly place, one must show it a friendly face. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: Long about knee-deep in June,'Bout the time strewberries meltsOn the vine. Long about knee-deep in June,
'Bout the time strewberries melts
On the vine. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Ziad K. Abdelnour: If there's a proven track record, the odds are higher that success can be repeated. If there's a proven track record, the odds are higher that success can be repeated. This is what we investors always hope for. — Ziad K. Abdelnour
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: Just a wee cot-the crickets chirr-love and the smiling face of her. Just a wee cot-the crickets chirr-love and the smiling face of her. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: The ripest peach is highest on the tree. The ripest peach is highest on the tree. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Franklin D. Roosevelt: Our security is not a matter of weapons alone. The arm that wields them must Our security is not a matter of weapons alone. The arm that wields them must be strong, the eye that guides them clear, the will that directs them indomitable. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By Alain De Botton: Envy: a confused, tangled guide to one's own ambitions. Envy: a confused, tangled guide to one's own ambitions. — Alain De Botton
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: He is not dead, he is just - away. He is not dead, he is just - away. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: The jelly - the jam and the marmalade, And the cherry-and quince-'preserves' she made! And The jelly - the jam and the marmalade, And the cherry-and quince-'preserves' she made! And the sweet-sour pickles of peach and pear, With cinnamon in 'em, and all things rare! And the more we ate was the more to spare, Out to old Aunt Mary's! Ah! — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: Think of him still as the same, I say, He is not dead, he is Think of him still as the same, I say, He is not dead, he is just - away. — James Whitcomb Riley
Whitcomb Riley Sayings By James Whitcomb Riley: Somebody's sent a funny little valentine to me. It's a bunch of baby-roses in a Somebody's sent a funny little valentine to me. It's a bunch of baby-roses in a vase of filigree, And hovering above them ... is a fairy cupid tangled in a scarf of poetry. — James Whitcomb Riley