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«If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax»
Author: Abraham Lincoln (President) | Keywords: axes, by the hour, chop, chopping, chop down, down, downed, Down in It, Down Under, Down With Me, eight, had, hours, sharpened, sharpening, six, spend, take down, Tree
«How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.»
Author: Henry David Thoreau (Essayist, Philosopher, Poet) | Keywords: down, downed, Down in It, Down Under, Down With Me, have-not, sit, sit by, sit down, stand out, stood, take down, The Stand, To Live, up to, vain, write
«Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you»
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne (Novelist, Writer) | About: Happiness | Keywords: alight, alighted, alights, beyond, butterfly, down, downed, Down in It, Down Under, Down With Me, grasp, grasps, happiness, just, may, pursued, quietly, sit, sit by, sit down, take down, The Beyond, The Butterflies
«Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.»
Author: Buddha | About: Belief | Keywords: accept, after, agreeing, agrees, analysis, anything, authority, been, believe in, benefit, Best Book, booked, books, Books not, Book One, book up, by hand, conducive, down, downed, Down in It, Down Under, Down With Me, elders, find, found, founds, generations, good, good and, good authority, Good Living, handed-down, handed, handing, handing over, hands down, hand down, hand out, hand to hand, heard, hear out, it accepts, live, live up to, many, merely, observation, One Good Reason, on hand, on one hand, on the books, On Writing, out of hand, reason, religious, rumored, simply, speaking in, speaks in, speak up, spoken, take down, teachers, then, they, The Authority, To be written, to it, Traditions, up to, with reason, write of, write out, written
«The very man who has argued you down, will sometimes be found, years later, to have been influenced by what you said»
Author: C.S. Lewis (Novelist, Scholar) | Keywords: argued, been, down, downed, Down in It, Down Under, Down With Me, found, founds, has, influenced, influencing, later, said, sometimes, take down, that year, the year after, very, years
«What if a demon were to creep after you one night, in your loneliest loneliness, and say, 'This life which you live must be lived by you once again and innumerable times more; and every pain and joy and thought and sigh must come again to you, all in the same sequence. The eternal hourglass will again and again be turned and you with it, dust of the dust!' Would you throw yourself down and gnash your teeth and curse that demon? Or would you answer, 'Never have I heard anything more divine'?»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (Critic, Philosopher, Scholar) | Keywords: about turn, after, again, again and again, all in, answer, anything, come, creep, creep in, creep up, crept, curse, cursed with, demon, Divine, divined, divines, divine being, divining, down, downed, Down in It, Down Under, Down With Me, dust, dusted, dusting, Dust to Dust, eternal, every, gnash, gnashed, gnashing, heard, hear out, Hear say, hourglass, innumerable, In the, joy, life, life eternal, live, lived, loneliest, loneliness, More, must, never, Night, night time, now and again, once, once again, Once and Again, once before, one at a time, One Life to Live, pain, paining, same, say, sequence, sigh, take down, take pains, take turns, teeth, The Demon, The Eternal, The Hourglass, The Lonely One, The Night of the, The Sequence, this, This Life, thought, throw, throw in, throw out, throw up, times, time and again, time and time again, Time Life, To Joy, turned, turned on, turn down, were, WHAT, with, would
«A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time.»
Author: Mark Twain (Humorist, Lecturer, Writer) | Keywords: at a time, coax, coaxed, down, downed, Down in It, down the stairs, Down Under, Down With Me, for the time being, habit, his times, In These Times, must, musts, Now is the Time, of all time, out, outs, Out of Time, stair, stairs, step, step up, take down, time, Time After Time, time out, tossed, tosses, tossing, toss in, toss out, Toss Up, up the stairs, well timed, window
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