66 Total Quotes

Thomas More Quotes

Plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about.
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#Irish Poet

What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine
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#Age And Aging

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
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#Irish Poet #Illusion

The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.
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#English Author

She is far from the land where her young hero sleeps, / And lovers are round her, sighing:/ But coldly she turns from their gaze, and weeps, / For her heart in his grave is lying.
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#Land

Disguise our bondage as we will, 'Tis woman, woman, rules us still
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#Bondage

By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life.
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#English Author #Infinity

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed
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#Ability

Oh! blame not the bard.
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#English Author

When Time who steals our years away Shall steal our pleasures too, The mem'ry of the past will stay, And half our joys renew
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#Past

Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal
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#Earth

Earth hath no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
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#Earth

This case is about free inquiry in education, not about a religious agenda,
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#Education

Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you're sure to be wise
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#Advice

The light, that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing
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#Heart

Whoever loveth me, loveth my hound
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#Love

He travels best that knows when to return.
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#English Author #Travel

An enchanted world is one that speaks to the soul, to the mysterious depths of the heart and imagination where we find value, love, and union with the world around us. As mystics of many religions have taught, that sense of rapturous union can give a
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#Love #Imagination #Religions

Fond memory brings the light of other days around me.
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#English Author #Memory

To be educated, a person doesn't have to know much or be informed, but he or she does have to have been exposed vulnerably to the transformative events of an engaged human life
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#Education

An absolutely new idea is one of the rarest things known to man.
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#English Author

A friendship like love is warm; a love like friendship is steady.
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#English Author

Humility, that low, sweet root, From which all heavenly virtues shoot
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#Humility

I would uphold the law if for no other reason but to protect myself.
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#English Author