« Awake, thou wintry earth –
Fling off thy sadness!
Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth
Your ancient gladness! » – Thomas Blackburn
- George Alertze Quotes "Humour does work wonders. It's only fair; why should we take life seriously? Even God has humour. The kangaroo, the ostritch, the penguins and many other "out-of-the-normal" creatures. Humour is everywhere." ~George Alertze?"Sometimes even the naughty smile of a little child brings gladness to the heart." ~?Georix Alertze?ATTRIBUTED QUOTES"Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in…
- THOUGHT FOR TODAY: ancient limits "The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits." ~Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
- "If thou wouldn’t conquer thy weakness… "If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it." - William Penn
- "Then his lord, after that he had called him,… "Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me: / Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellowservant, even as I had pity on thee? / And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto…