The best Quotes by Phillips Brooks

The best Quotes by Phillips Brooks

Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 - January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, long the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church and briefly Bishop of Massachusetts. He wrote the lyrics of the Christmas hymn, "O Little Town of Bethlehem".

Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.
To say, 'well done' to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.
Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
Set yourself earnestly to see what you are made to do, and then set yourself earnestly to do it.

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You're gonna like Massachusetts. It's very patriotic - perfect for a fresh start.
Georgia Miller in Ginny & Georgia - Season 1 Episode 1
I'm lucky to have been raised in the most beautiful place - Amherst, Massachusetts, state of my heart. I'm more patriotic to Massachusetts than to almost any place.
I will work my heart out to earn the trust of the people of Massachusetts.
The man in the White House is not the cause of what is broken, he is just the latest and most extreme symptom of what's gone wrong in America. A product of a rigged system that props up the rich and powerful and kicks dirt on everyone else.
Elizabeth Warren (as Senator of Massachusetts) - February 9, 2019
I went to Massachusetts to make a difference. I didn't go there to begin a political career running time and time again. I made a difference. I put in place the things I wanted to do.
Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Massachusetts - and that's pretty much the same thing.
No one has ever been delighted to be in Boston in December. December? What are you excited about? "Oh, I love chapped lips and getting thrown up on by Patriots fans, how peachy."
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - December 2022
Welcome to Boston, where the weather is made up and the seasons don't matter.
Boston's freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains.
Let's be honest: There's no better college town than Boston.
We say the cows laid out Boston. Well, there are worse surveyors.
Everything about Boston is unique. It isn't one thing. Boston is its own deal.
When you think about Boston, Harvard and M.I.T. are the brains of the city, and its soul might be Faneuil Hall or the State House or the Old Church. But I think the pulsing, pounding heart of Boston is Fenway Park.
If you haven't taken pics on Acorn Street, strolled through the Public Garden, or kayaked on the Charles, do you actually live in Boston?
Boston is a city that has the power to convince you to change what teams you root for.
In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents?
Boston was a great city to grow up in, and it probably still is. We were surrounded by two very important elements: academia and the arts. I was surrounded by theater, music, dance, museums. And I learned how to sail on the Charles River. So I had a great childhood in Boston. It was wonderful.
Ireland... Europe's Boston.
John Oliver (Last Week Tonight)
You can leave Boston, but it will never leave you.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Boston - which is kinda the same.
There's more people to ignore in New York or Boston than there are in Milwaukee, but I would still ignore them, probably.
Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.
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Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
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Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
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Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.
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You don't build a great castle just all at once.
Castle: "Do I look like a killer to you?"
Beckett: "Yes. You kill my patience."
Don't exploit an advantage just because it emerges; wait until the optimal moment, then strike.
Ciri in The Witcher - III - Wild Hunt
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Patience is what separates good hunters from dead ones.
On behalf of the American people, I thank Joe Biden for his extraordinary leadership as President of the United States and for his decades of service to our country. I am honored to have the President's endors*ment and my intention is to earn and win this nomination.
Kamala Harris - Juli 2024
Just overwhelmed with gratitude. What an honor it is to run alongside President Donald J. Trump. He delivered peace and prosperity once, and with your help, he'll do it again.
J. D. Vance - Juli 2024

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