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Edwin M. Stanton Quotes and Sayings
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Come here immediately and see if you can find the murderer of the President.
- Edwin M. Stanton

I know General Grant better than any other person in
the country can know him.
It was my duty to study him, and I did so day and night,
when I saw him and when I did not see him,
and now I tell you what I know, he cannot govern this country.
- Edwin M. Stanton

All persons harboring or secreting the conspirators
or aiding their concealment or escape,
will be treated as accomplices in the murder of the
President and shall be subject to trial before a military commission,
and the punishment of death.
- Edwin M. Stanton

The prisoners for better security against conversation
shall have a canvas bag put over the head of each and tied around the neck,
with a holes for proper breathing and eating,
but not seeing.
- Edwin M. Stanton

 

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton PHOTO

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Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney PHOTO

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino PHOTO

Being angry is as close as a human being
can come to experiencing hell on earth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we come into the present,
we begin to feel the life around us again,
but we also encounter whatever we have been avoiding.
We must have the courage to face whatever is present -
our pain, our desires, our grief,
our loss, our secret hopes our love -
everything that moves us most deeply.
- Jack Kornfield

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Strength does not come from physical capacity.
It comes from an indomitable will.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.
- Joan Baez

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

Take the initiative - don't wait for life to come to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

The sun WILL come up tomorrow.
- Anonymous

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness,
and the word happy would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
It is far better take things as they come along
with patience and equanimity.
- Carl Jung

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

An invasion of armies can be resisted,
but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

If you build it, he will come.
- the movie Field of Dreams

The best is yet to come.
- Ernest Holmes

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes,
but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
- E. F. Schumacher

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

We come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
- Angelina Jolie

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
- Chinese proverb

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Come to the edge
We can't. We're afraid
We can't. We will fall. Come to the edge
And they came. And he pushed them
And they flew
- Guillaume Apollinaire

Things may come to those who wait,
but only the things left by those who hustle.
- Abraham Lincoln

When you're drowning, you don't say,
"I would be incredibly pleased if someone
would have the foresight to notice
me drowning and come and help me,"
you just scream.
- John Lennon

Choose your life's mate carefully.
From this one decision will come
90 percent of all your happiness or misery.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I must uphold my ideals,
for perhaps the time will come
when I shall be able to carry them out.
- Anne Frank

We come nearest to the great
when we are great in humility.
- Rabindranath Tagore

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

Those who have come here to hate should leave now;
for in their hate, they only betray themselves.
- Terry Goodkind

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

I come to life with an Open Mind,
Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have an important point to make,
don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver.
Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

I am the owner of my choices.
I am the source for the perspectives I choose to hold...
regardless of how aware I am of why or how I come to possess
that particular perspective.
It takes courage to look into the mirror of our souls, absent excuses.
I will look into that mirror little bits at a time.
SEE and ACT. SEE what I can bear to see and ACT upon what I am able.
This is the heart of a gentle invitation to personal responsibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves
come when life seems most challenging.
- Joseph Campbell

I have become my own version of an optimist.
If I can't make it through one door,
I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door.
Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The way to do fieldwork is never to
come up for air until it is all over.
- Margaret Mead

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

The things that have acquired unity are these:
Heaven by unity has become clear;
Earth by unity has become steady;
The Spirit by unity has become spiritual;
The Valley by unity has become full;
All things by unity have come into existence.
- Lao Tzu

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
- Socrates

Thoughts come clearly while one walks.
- Thomas Mann

We come this way but once.
We can either tiptoe through life
and hope we get to death without being badly bruised
or we can live a full, complete life achieving
our goals and realizing our wildest dreams.
- Bob Proctor

Satisfaction does not come with achievement, but with effort.
Full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you come to a fork in the road, take it.
- Yogi Berra

I come with an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart,
cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We should not pretend to understand
the world only by the intellect;
we apprehend it just as much by feeling.
Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is,
at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest,
also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.
- Carl Jung


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