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Top 65 William Ernest Quotes

#1. Principle I:;: Legal rights are presumptive rights. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#2. Without good-will, no man has any presumptive right, except the right or opportunity to change his will, so long as there is hope of it. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#3. Here is the ghost
Of a summer that lived for us,
Ere is a promise
Of summer to be. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#4. Mr. Rihani, we met once a thousand years ago and we may not meet again for another thousand years. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#5. Pointed criticism, if accurate, often gives the artist an inner sense of relief. The criticism that damages is that which disparages, dismisses, ridicules, or condemns. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#6. So many are the deaths we die
Before we can be dead indeed. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#7. Principle II:;: The presumptions of the law are creative presumptions:;: they are aimed at conditions to be brought about, and only for that reason ignore conditions which exist. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#8. In New York in the 1910s, William B. Coley, James Ewing, and Ernest Codman had treated bone sarcomas with a mixture of bacterial toxins - the so-called Coley's toxin. - Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
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#9. Balzac's ambition was to be omnipotent. He would be Michelangelesque, and that by sheer force of minuteness. He exaggerated scientifically, and made things gigantic by a microscopic fulness of detail. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#10. Were I so tall as to reach the pole or grasp the ocean at a span, I must be measured by my soul. The mind is the standard of the man. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#11. Life - life - let there be life! - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#12. Essayists, like poets, are born and not made, and for one worth remembering, the world is confronted with a hundred not worth reading. Your true essayist is, in a literary sense, the friend of everybody. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#13. In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#14. It is the artist's function not to copy but to synthesise: to eliminate from that gross confusion of actuality which is his raw material whatever is accidental, idle, irrelevant, and select for perpetuation that only which is appropriate and immortal. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#15. Who but knows
How it goes!
Life's a last year's Nightingale,
Love's a last year's rose. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#16. Life is a smoke that curls-
Curls in a flickering skein,
That winds and whisks and whirls,
A figment thin and vain,
Into the vast inane.
One end for hut and hall. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#17. The only thing that can set aside a law as wrong is a better law, or an idea of a better law. And the only thing that an give a law the quality of better or worse is the concrete result which it promotes or fails to promote. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#18. Principle III:;: Presumptive rights are the conditions under which individual powers normally develop. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#19. The nightingale has a lyre of gold, The lark's is a clarion call, And the blackbird plays but a boxwood flute, But I love him best of all. For his song is all the joy of life, And we in the mad spring weather, We two have listened till he sang Our hearts and lips together. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#20. However rich we may become in knowledge of the deeper causes of historical results, we forgo all understanding of history if we forget this inner continuity,
i.e., the conscious intentions of the participants in history-making and their consciously known successes. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#21. For it's home, dearie, home
it's home I want to be.
Our topsails are hoisted, and we'll away to sea.
O, the oak and the ash and the bonnie birken tree
They're all growing green in the old countrie. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#22. Every social need, such as the need for friendship, must be a party to its own satisfaction: I cannot passively find my friend as a ready-made friend; a ready-made human being he may be, but his friendship for me I must help to create by my own active resolve. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#23. This is the merit and distinction of art: to be more real than reality, to be not nature but nature's essence. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#24. Now, to read poetry at all is to have an ideal anthology of one's own, and in that possession to be incapable of content with the anthologies of all the world besides. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#25. The life of Dumas is not only a monument of endeavour and success, it is a sort of labyrinth as well. It abounds in pseudonyms and disguises, in sudden and unexpected appearances and retreats as unexpected and sudden, in scandals and in rumours, in mysteries and traps and ambuscades of every kind. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#26. Life - life - life! 'Tis the sole great thing
This side of death,
Heart on heart in the wonder of Spring! - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#27. Shakespeare often writes so ill that you hesitate to believe he could ever write supremely well; or, if this way of putting it seem indecorous and abominable, he very often writes so well that you are loth to believe he could ever have written thus extremely ill. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#28. I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#29. Shakespeare and Rembrandt have in common the faculty of quickening speculation and compelling the minds of men to combat and discussion. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#30. Only the man who has enough good in him to feel the justice of the penalty can be punished. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#31. And lo, the Hospital, gray, quiet, old, Where life and death like friendly chafferers meet. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#32. Madam Life's a piece in bloom Death goes dogging everywhere: she's the tenant of the room, he's the ruffian on the stair. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#33. It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#34. I am the master of my own fate:
I am the captain of my soul. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#35. It is right, or absolute right, that an individual should develop the powers that are in him. He may be said to have a "natural right" to become what he is capable of becoming. This is his only natural right. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#36. I'd say Ernest Hemingway would be a blast to get drunk with. - Author: William Beckett
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#37. If you look at any list of great modern writers such as Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, and F. Scott Fitzgerald, you'll notice two things about them: 1. They all had editors. 2. They are all dead. Thus we can draw the scientific conclusion that editors are fatal. - Author: Dave Barry
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#38. Where men cannot freely convey their thoughts to one another, no other liberty is secure. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#39. And indeed, no man has found his religion until he has found that for which he must sell his goods and his life. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#40. Men may scoff, and men may pray, But they pay Every pleasure with a pain. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#41. We cannot swing up a rope that is attached only to our own belt. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#42. Night with her train of stars And her great gift of sleep. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#43. No religion is a true religion that does not make men tingle to their finger tips with a sense of infinite hazard. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#44. I am the master of my fate, the captain of my soul - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#45. To be a good Briton, a man must trade profitably, marry respectably, live cleanly, avoid excess, revere the established order, and wear his heart in his breeches pocket or anywhere but on his sleeve. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#46. Master of masters,
O maker of heroes,
Thunder the brave,
Irresistible message:
'Life is worth living
Through every grain of it
From the foundations
To the last edge
Of the cornerstone, death. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#47. Art is life, plus caprice. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#48. [Ernest ]Hemingway always said, "Write about what you know." I think you can do that, and if you want to write about what you don't know, you can. It just takes a lot more work. - Author: William T. Vollmann
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#49. O, it's die we must, but it's live we can,
And the marvel of earth and sun
Is all for the joy of woman and man
And the longing that makes them one. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#50. Man is the only animal that contemplates death, and also the only animal that shows any sign of doubt of its finality. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#51. Life - give me life until the end,
That at the very top of being,
The battle-spirit shouting in my blood,
Out of the reddest hell of the fight
I may be snatched and flung
Into the everlasting lull,
The immortal, incommunicable dream. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#52. The various estimates of the height of the true summit vary considerably, but by taking an average of these figures it is possible to say confidently that the summit of Rum Doodle is 40,000 1/2 feet above sea level. - Author: William Ernest Bowman
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#53. He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.
(on Ernest Hemingway - Author: William Faulkner
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#54. Thick is the darkness
Sunward, O, sunward!
Rough is the highway
Onward, still onward!
Dawn harbors surely
East of the shadows.
Facing us somewhere
Spread the sweet meadows.
Upward and forward!
Time will restore us:
Light is above us,
Rest is before us. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#55. Life - life - let there be life!
Better a thousand times the roaring hours
When wave and wind,
Like the Arch-Murderer in flight
From the Avenger at his heel,
Storm through the desolate fastnesses
And wild waste places of the world! - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#56. So be my passing! My task accomplished and the long day done, My wages taken, and in my heart Some late lark singing, Let me be gathered in the quiet west, The sundown splendid and serene, Death. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#57. Men there have been who have done the essayist's part so well as to have earned an immortality in the doing; but we have had not many of them, and they make but a poor figure on our shelves. It is a pity that things should be thus with us, for a good essayist is the pleasantest companion imaginable. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#58. Nothing is more evident, I venture to think, as a result of two or three thousand years of social philosophizing, than that society must live and thrive by way of the native impulses of individual human beings. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#59. I find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look forward with the work. - Author: William Ernest Hocking
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#60. Into the winter's gray delight, Into the summer's golden dream, Holy and high and impartial, Death, the mother of Life, Mingles all men for ever. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#61. Open your heart and take us in, Love-love and me. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#62. Beyond this place of wrath and tears
Looms but the Horror of the shade,
And yet the menace of the years
Finds, and shall find, me unafraid. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#63. A late lark twitters from the quiet skies. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#64. [T]hey stretch you on a table. Then they bid you close your eyelids, And they mask you with a napkin, And the anaesthetic reaches Hot and subtle through your being. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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#65. Life is, I think, a blunder and a shame. - Author: William Ernest Henley
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