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Time is like a river of fleeting events, and its current is strong; as soon as something comes into sight, it is swept past us, and something else takes its place, and that too will be swept away. (Quote by - Marcus Aurelius)

If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in you by the first sight of a letter from him. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

As it is our nature to be more moved by hope than fear, the example of one we see abundantly rewarded cheers and encourages us far more than the sight of many who have not been well treated disquiets us. (Quote by - Francesco Guicciardini)

And for to se, and eek for to be seye. (Quote by - Geoffrey Chaucer)

Faith is nothing at all tangible. It is simply believing God; and like sight, it is nothing apart from its object. You might as well shut your eyes and look inside, and see whether you have sight, as to look inside to discover whether you have faith. (Quote by - Hannah Whitall Smith)

I think that saving a little child And bringing him to his own, Is a derned sight better business Than loafing around the throne. (Quote by - John Hay)

The rarer sene, the lesse in mynde, The lesse in mynde, the lesser payne. (Quote by - Barnaby Googe)

If you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you. (Quote by - John Milton)

A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping, Dirty and dusty, but as wide as eye Could reach, with here and there a sail just skipping In sight, then lost amidst the forestry Of masts; a wilderness of steeples peeping On tiptoe through their sea-coal canopy; A huge, dun cupola, like a fools-cap crown On a fool's head (Quote by - and there is London Town. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

A thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. (Quote by - Bible)

For sight is woman-like and shuns the old. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

And finds with keen, discriminating sight, Black's not so black--nor white so very white. (Quote by - George Canning)

I have prayed in her fields of poppies, I have laughed with the men who died (Quote by - But in all my ways and through all my days Like a friend He walked beside. I have seen a sight under Heaven That only God understands, In the battle's glare I have seen Christ there With the Sword of God in His hand. (Quote by - Gordon Johnstone)

The age, wherein he lived was dark; but he Could not want sight, who taught the world to see. (Quote by - Sir John Denham)

Then purg'd with euphrasy and rue The visual nerve, for he had much to see. (Quote by - John Milton)

She was a Phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet. (Quote by - Sa'di)

Two men look out through the same bars: One sees the mud, and one the stars. (Quote by - Rev. Frederick Langbridge)

He that had neither beene kithe nor kin, Might have seene a full fayre sight. (Quote by - Thomas Percy)

Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away. (Quote by - Marcus Aurelius)

And every eye Gaz'd as before some brother of the sky. (Quote by - Homer)

A monster frightful, formless, immense, with sight removed. (Quote by - Virgil or Vergil)

As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men's minds more seriously than what they see. (Quote by - Julius Caesar)

The sight of a cage is only frightening to the bird that has once been caught. (Quote by - Rachel Field)

We see things not as they are but as we are. (Quote by - John Milton)


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