The best Quotes by Lizette Woodworth Reese

The best Quotes by Lizette Woodworth Reese

Lizette Woodworth Reese (January 9, 1856 – December 17, 1935) was an American poet and teacher.

The old faiths light their candles all about, but burly Truth comes by and puts them out.
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To hear that your neighbor was worse off than yourself was not an altogether unpleasant experience.
Glad that I live am I;
That the sky is blue;
Glad for the country lanes,
And the fall of dew.
The sun pours out like wine.
For poetry, more than any other art, except music, has a compelling hold upon the spiritual side of life.
None of us ever escape the first few years of our lives. They make a mould into which we are cast, and though it may be broken, and we turned loose, some remnant of it, some intangible evil or lovely thing or both, will remain with us, like the odor to a flower, or the smoothness to a piece of ivory. It is part of the immortality of youth.

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Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you'll never make it through the night.
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Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see.
Conductor in The Polar Express
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Sometimes I believe in as many as 6 impossible things before breakfast.
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People live their lives bound by what they accept as correct and true. That's how they define reality. But what does it mean to be correct or true? Merely vague concepts. Their reality may all be a mirage. Can we consider them to simply be living in their own world, shaped by their beliefs?
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I’m not crazy about reality, but it’s still the only place to get a decent meal.
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Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure it was real? What if you were unable to awake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world, and the real world?
Morpheus in The Matrix
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Neighbors are friends. Friends tell friends the truth.
Dusan Mirkovic in Downsizing
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The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.
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You know, you should always be polite to your neighbors. You never know when you might need to borrow some sugar.
Poetry is a way of looking at the world for the first time.
Poetry is the art which is technically within the grasp of everyone: a piece of paper and a pencil and one is ready.
I do not go in search of poetry. I wait for poetry to visit me.
You live among this ridiculous wealth and you get lost. You worry about nonsense like spirituality and inner health and satisfaction and relationships. You have no idea what it is like to starve, to watch yourself turn to bones.
When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up - it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
Grace is available for each of us every day - our spiritual daily bread - but we've got to remember to ask for it with a grateful heart and not worry about whether there will be enough for tomorrow.
After all, you still need time to just sit there and take a look around.
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"Oh yes, time flies and before you know it you're old," said Pippi. "Come autumn I'll be ten, and I suppose I'll be past my prime then."
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It's real, Six. You can't get mad at a real ending. Some of them are ugly. It's the fake happily ever afters that should piss you off.
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I want you to help them open... because I need you to watch me give you the very last piece of my heart.
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
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This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
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There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
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The Light failed; but the Darkness that followed was more than loss of light.
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The Elves made many rings; but secretly Sauron made One Ring to rule all the others, and their power was bound up with it.
Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
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I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.
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The first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.
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Every girl is beautiful. Sometimes it just takes the right guy to see it.
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She was beautiful, but not like those girls in the magazines. She was beautiful, for the way she thought. She was beautiful, for the sparkle in her eyes when she talked about something she loved. She was beautiful, for her ability to make other people smile, even if she was sad. No, she wasn't beautiful for something as temporary as her looks. She was beautiful, deep down to her soul.
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The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.
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Hope is like a shard of glass. Tread on it, and you'll end up wincing with every step. The best policy is to tweezer it out. Sure, it will hurt like billy-o and the wound will take a while to heal, but after that you can walk again.
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"Lost something?"
"Yes, my mind."
The dead are dead, and talking won't bring them back to life.
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"It's no use fretting for what you can't get," croaked the raven. "Does being angry make any difference? Be sensible! What can you do about it?"
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There are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.
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The night breathed through the apartment like a dark animal. The ticking of a clock. The groan of a floorboard as he slipped out of his room. All was drowned by its silence. But Jacob loved the night. He felt it on his skin like a promise. Like a cloak woven from freedom and danger.
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That's the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.
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If you want the rainbow, you have to deal with the rain.
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"How do you spell 'love'?" - "You don't spell it... you feel it."
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If you live to be hundred, I hope i live to be hundred minus one day. So I never have to live without you.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024

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