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  • Gustave Flaubert
    Gustave Flaubert
    French writer 1821-1880
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    The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
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    A glorious Church is like a magnificent feast; there is all the variety that may be, but every one chooses out a dish or two that he likes, and lets the rest alone: how glorious soever the Church is, every one chooses out of it his own religion, by which he governs himself, and lets the rest alone.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.
  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
    British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
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    Death to a good man is but passing through a dark entry, out of one little dusky room of his Father's house into another that is fair and large, lightsome and glorious, and divinely entertaining.
  • Abraham Kuyper
    Abraham Kuyper
    Dutch politician and theologist 1837-1920
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    Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous pit of a spurious conservatism.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
  • Cassiodorus
    Cassiodorus
    Roman statesman 487-585
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    For the school of grammar has primacy: it is the fairest foundation of learning, the glorious mother of eloquence.
    Source: Variae, Bk. 9, no. 21; p. 122
  • Cassiodorus
    Cassiodorus
    Roman statesman 487-585
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    For what is more glorious than music, which modulates the heavenly system with its sonorous sweetness, and binds together with its virtue the concord of nature which is scattered everywhere?
    Source: Variae, Bk. 2, no. 40; p. 38.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    Forth from his dark and lonely hiding-place, (Portentous sight!) the owlet Atheism, sailing on obscene wings athwart the noon, drops his blue-fringed lids, and holds them close, and hooting at the glorious sun in Heaven, cries out, ''Where is it?''
  • Joseph Stowell
    Joseph Stowell
    American Christian author
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    God has marvelous ways of taking our worst tragedies and turning them into His most glorious triumphs.
  • Alfred de Musset
    Alfred de Musset
    French writer 1810-1857
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    How glorious it is - and also how painful - to be an exception.
  • Edna Ferber
    Edna Ferber
    American writer 1887-1968
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    I am not belittling the brave pioneer men but the sunbonnet as well as the sombrero has helped to settle this glorious land of ours.
  • Charles Simmons
    Charles Simmons
    American editor and novelist 1924-2017
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    Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
  • Robert Lynd
    Robert Lynd
    American sociologist 1892-1970
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    It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
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