October 13, 2016

Charles Kingsley Quotes

“A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.”

“All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.”

“Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.”

“Changeless march the stars above, Changeless morn succeeds to even; And the everlasting hills, Changeless watch the changeless heaven.”

“Every duty which is bidden to wait returns with seven fresh duties at its back.”

“Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book.”

“Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.”

“For men must work, and women must weep, And there’s little to earn, and many to keep, Though the harbor bar be moaning.”

“Have the tools ready. God will find the work.”

“He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.”

“If you wish to be like a little child, study what a little child could understand — nature; and do what a little child could do — love.”

“It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.”

“Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us.”

“Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth.”

“The world goes up and the world goes down, the sunshine follows the rain; and yesterday’s sneer and yesterday’s frown can never come over again.”

“There are two freedoms – the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he thought.”

“There is a great deal of human nature in man.”

“There’s no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late.”

“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.”

“Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day.”