Famous quotes containing the words system, show, follow, money and/or easy:
“We find ourselves under the government of a system of political institutions, conducing more essentially to the ends of civil and religious liberty, than any of which the history of former times tells us.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“You show up
and you rattle off endearments.
thats where your goodness stops,
and tell me this:
Who can show somebody
the workings of the heart
by tearing it in two?”
—Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.)
“If you wish to be perfect, go, sell your possessions, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me. When the young man heard this word, he went away grieving, for he had many possessions.”
—Bible: New Testament, Matthew 19:21,22.
Jesus to a rich young man.
“... hes helpless
In ways that I can hardly tell you of.
Sometimes he gets possessed to keep accounts
To see where all the money goes so fast.
You know how men will be ridiculous.
But its just fun the way he gets bedeviled
If hes untidy now, what will he be?”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
The Renascence, the age of Pericles, each
A broad, rich-carpeted stair to pride
With manhood now the cost theyre easy to follow
For the ways taken are all notorious,
Lettered, sculptured, and rhymed....”
—Allen Tate (18991979)