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P. D. James Quotes

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It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which
occur more frequently in memory than in life.
- P. D. James

Related topics: Nature

What the detective story is about is not murder but
the restoration of order.
- P. D. James

God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
- P. D. James

There comes a time when every scientist,
even God, has to write off an experiment.
- P. D. James

 

I believe that political correctness can be a form of linguistic fascism,
and it sends shivers down the spine of my generation
who went to war against fascism.
- P. D. James

Human kindness is like a defective tap,
the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up.
- P. D. James

What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give.
- P. D. James

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We English are good at forgiving our enemies;
it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends.
- P. D. James

In 1930s mysteries, all sorts of motives were credible
which aren't credible today,
especially motives of preventing guilty sexual secrets from coming out.
Nowadays, people sell their guilty sexual secrets.
- P. D. James

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each one has to find his peace from within.
And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Whether one believes in a religion or not,
and whether one believes in rebirth or not,
there isn't anyone who doesn't
appreciate kindness and compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Today... maybe I can take one step
on that profoundly complex path to peace.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)

One of the secrets of life is that
all that is really worth the doing
is what we do for others.
- Lewis Carroll

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

I Am One With Spirit and All Creation -
I give thanks for the unity of all creation
and for everything that has brought me to this moment.
I release my entire being to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you are patient in one moment of anger,
you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
- Chinese Proverb

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth;
not going all the way, and not starting.
- The Buddha

We are each of us angels with only one wing,
and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Lucretius

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

One must know not just how to accept a gift,
but with what grace to share it.
- Maya Angelou

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
- e. e. cummings

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Because of a great love, one is courageous.
- Lao Tzu

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

One can pay back the loan of gold,
but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
- Malayan Proverb

We are all different - and we are all one.
Take time to understand, and to appreciate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
- The Buddha

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

To live a pure unselfish life,
one must count nothing as one's own
in the midst of abundance.
- The Buddha


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