Archive for July, 2004

George Canning

« 31 July 2004 | 17:04 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Give me the avowed, the erect, the manly foe, bold I can meet, perhaps may turn his blow! But of all plagues, good Heavens, thy wrath can send, save, save, oh save me from the candid friend!



Sir Francis Drake

« 31 July 2004 | 16:16 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly finished yields the true glory.



Henry David Thoreau

« 30 July 2004 | 10:06 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.



Rudyard Kipling

« 27 July 2004 | 21:23 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

IF If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or […]



Logan Pearsall Smith

« 26 July 2004 | 14:41 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Thank heavens that the sun has gone in and I don’t have to go out and enjoy it.



George Macdonald

« 25 July 2004 | 14:51 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Half the misery in the world comes from trying to look, instead of trying to be, what one is not.



Old Breton Prayer

« 22 July 2004 | 14:49 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Protect me. O Lord My boat is so small And your sea is so big.



G K Chesterton

« 14 July 2004 | 8:18 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Bowing down in blind credulity, as is my custom before mere authority and the tradition of the elders, superstitiously swallowing a story I could not test at the time by experiment of private judgement, I am firmly of the opinion that I was born on the 29 of May 1874 on Campden Hill, Kensington. (first […]