Quotes by glory

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  • O. Henry
    O. Henry
    American short story writer, pen name of William S. Porter 1862-1910
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    You can't appreciate home till you've left it, money till it's spent, your wife till she's joined a woman's club, nor Old Glory till you see it hanging on a broomstick on the shanty of a consul in a foreign town.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
    Source: The problem of pain p. 41
  • Pierre Corneille
    Pierre Corneille
    French playwright 1606-1684
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    A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory.
  • Thomas Traherne
    Thomas Traherne
    British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
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    I will not by the noise of bloody wars and the dethroning of kings advance you to glory: but by the gentle ways of peace and love.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
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    The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    A morning glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
  • Eugene F. Ware
    Eugene F. Ware
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    All glory comes from daring to begin.
  • Joaquin Miller
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    All honor to him who shall win the prize. The world has cried for a thousand years. But to him who tries and fails and dies, I give great honor and glory and tears.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    An affair wants to spill, to share its glory with the world. No act is so private it does not seek applause.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    And say my glory was I had such friends.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Avoid shame but do not seek glory - nothing so expensive as glory.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Before bringing a request to the Lord, it's a good idea to ask: If God granted this request, would it bring glory to him? Would it advance his kingdom? Would it help people? Would it help me to grow spiritually?
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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