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Edward Fitzgerald Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Edward Fitzgerald

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The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it
back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
- Edward Fitzgerald

The Wine of Life keeps oozing drop by drop,
The Leaves of Life keep falling one by one.
- Edward Fitzgerald

Think then you are Today what Yesterday you were -
Tomorrow you shall not be less.
- Edward Fitzgerald

Ah, take the Cash in hand and waive the Rest.
- Edward Fitzgerald

 

A book of verses underneath the bough,
A jug of wine, a loaf of bread-and thou.
- Edward Fitzgerald

There was the Door to which I found no key;
There was the Veil through which I might see.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I come like Water, and like Wind I go.
- Edward Fitzgerald

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Taste is the feminine of genius.
- Edward Fitzgerald

And much as Wine has played the Infidel,
And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well,
I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell.
- Edward Fitzgerald

If you can prove to me that one miracle took place,
I will believe he is a just God who damned us all because a woman ate an apple.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I am all for the short and merry life.
- Edward Fitzgerald

Strange, is it not? That of the myriads who Before
us pass'd the door of Darkness through,
Not one returns to tell us of the Road Which to discover we must travel too.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I came like Water, and like Wind I go.
- Edward Fitzgerald

The Ball no question makes of Ayes and Noes,
But Here or There as strikes the Player goes.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I sometimes think that never blows so red The Rose
as where some buried Caesar bled;
That every Hyacinth the Garden wears Dropt in her Lap
from some once lovely Head.
- Edward Fitzgerald

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
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Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran PHOTO

Persevere in moving toward highly worthwhile but difficult goals.
In smaller issues, take an easier course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Before moving on, you have to clear away your cherished beliefs.
- Dick Raymond

Life is like riding a bicycle.
To keep your balance you must keep moving.
- Albert Einstein

Life is a continuity always and always.
There is no final destination it is going towards.
Just the pilgrimage, just the journey in itself is life,
not reaching to some point,
no goal - just dancing and being in pilgrimage,
moving joyously, without bothering about any destination.
- Osho

Letting go doesn't mean giving up...
it means moving on.
- Anonymous

We keep moving forward, opening new doors,
and doing new things, because we're curious
and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
- Walt Disney

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Every moment wasted looking back
keeps us from moving forward.
- Hilary Clinton

If everyone is moving forward together,
then success takes care of itself.
- Henry Ford

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Moving on is simple, it's what you leave behind
that makes it so difficult.
- Anonymous

Happiness comes when I remember that others' opinions of me
are just their opinions - nothing more.
I find happiness in moving toward my goals
regardless of the applause or the jeers of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

"Beginner Mind" is a Zen Buddhist term
that describes moving past our assumptions
of the nature of our life,
and really SEEING our surroundings -
especially the people we interact with -
with new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing,
moving at different speeds.
A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
- William James

Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.
- Victor Kiam

The present is the ever moving shadow
that divides yesterday from tomorrow.
In that lies hope.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Marriage resembles a pair of shears,
so joined that they cannot be separated;
often moving in opposite directions,
yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
- Sydney Smith

I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights,
so it looks like I'm the only one moving.
- Steven Wright

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.
- William Ernest Hocking

You are always a student, never a master.
You have to keep moving forward.
- Conrad Hall

I know people like spectacle, but I'm interested in moving people.
- Estelle Parsons

The general trend in the last 4,000 years is that carbon
dioxide and temperature have been moving against each other.
- Piers Corbyn

We're just moving along as quick as possible.
- Mark Russell

In my second year, after moving to the Medical School,
I began the courses of Anatomy and Physiology.
I had begun to see that I was interested in cells and their functions.
- Sydney Brenner

What surrounds us we endure better for giving it a name -
and moving on.
- Emile M. Cioran

But I think traveling around and going around the world
and making arrangements for moving around is the most difficult thing,
'cuz you don't know what's going to happen.
- Brian Epstein

Individually and collectively, Cherokee people possess
an extraordinary ability to face down adversity and continue moving forward.
- Wilma Mankiller

Inspiration is one thing and you can't control it,
but hard work is what keeps the ship moving.
Good luck means, work hard.
Keep up the good work.
- Kevin Eubanks

I can see that if this was an album done 10 or 15 years
ago we could see we were moving on to some place else.
- Wayne Coyne

Every action is seen to fall into one of three main categories,
guarding, hitting, or moving.
Here, then, are the elements of combat,
whether in war or pugilism.
- B. H. Liddell Hart

Tiger the dog had a showdown with a fast moving flower
truck in the middle of the street and lost.
- Barry Williams

I saw a drummer play once when I was a kid and I thought,
that's really cool.
You know, you're moving.
You're using your arms and fingers.
So I tried it and I loved it.
- Bill Kreutzmann

Punishing honest mistakes stifles creativity.
I want people moving and shaking the earth and they're going to make mistakes.
- Ross Perot

Obviously, I have a lot of memories here...
but at the same time I'm going to put all my energies
into moving forward and doing my best for the Thrashers.
- Peter Bondra

The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the
late Mayor Daley who forged a coalition of business
and labor that kept Chicago always moving ahead.
- Jane Byrne

As much horror as we have always created,
we are a species that keeps moving forward,
seeing new sights in new ways, and enjoying the journey.
- Martha Beck

Ethical religion can be real only to those who are
engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement.
By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement,
without limit.
- Felix Adler

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases:
If it moves,
tax it.
If it keeps moving, regulate it.
And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
- Ronald Reagan

Dr. King is so inspiring, so impressive,
so moving as a human being.
- Michael Bolton

I love to entertain, I love to make people laugh,
cry, and move them, perhaps moving them in their lives.
- Corbin Bernsen

Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us without words?
- Marcel Marceau

It's so funny how my name has always been such a big deal.
When I was growing up, my family was always moving.
I had to meet new people all the time.
And they'd laugh.
- Calista Flockhart

Governments must now take a leading role in moving
their nations in the right direction.
- Henry W. Kendall

Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving,
the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere
translation or abstraction from life;
it is life itself.
- Henry Ellis

Come, come, my conservative friend, wipe the dew off your spectacles,
and see that the world is moving.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Moving fast is not the same as going somewhere.
- Robert Anthony

In OK Computer, the guitar was already moving towards
a tone generator as well as a riff generator.
- Colin Greenwood

We did Holy Grail, and I got my name up there as one of the directors.
After that, I started moving more and more down the line I wanted to,
which was making movies.
- Terry Gilliam

And Hackman had really choked up when he was telling it.
It was very moving.
- Wes Anderson

A lifetime contract for a coach means if you're ahead
in the third quarter and moving the ball,
they can't fire you.
- Lou Holtz

I did what most writers do when something happens that's overwhelming,
fascinating, moving, all of that.
I didn't know what else to do about it except write about it.
- Patti Davis


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