We must beat the iron while it is hot, but we may polish it at leisure.
Quote by John Dryden
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And virtue, though in rags, will keep me warm.
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
Beware of the fury of the patient man.
Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.
A mob is the scum that rises upmost when the nation boils.
Set all things in their own peculiar place, and know that order is the greatest grace.
Death in itself is nothing but we fear To be we know not what, we know not where.
Reason to rule but mercy to forgive The first is the law, the last prerogative.
I don't really consider myself one of those actors who takes his work home with him.
It's only a fool that will lit a candle at midday.
I'm married. My wife, Stella - a beautiful woman. She's brought a lot of peace to my life, a lot of wisdom.
I don't believe in firing professors. They have academic freedom.
If I am not worth the wooing, I am surely not worth the winning.
I'm obsessed with the countryside: woods, forests, fields, lakes, mountains. I'm really into folk music and folklore. But more so I'm into electronic music. I'm into bands that have both aspects, like Boards of Canada is a perfect example. You could listen to that type of music running through a woods. It's kind of what I wanted to achieve.
Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein's general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out.
Every religion is good that teaches man to be good and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.
Like family, we are tied to each other. This is what all good musicians understand.
My religion centers in different areas than what's considered conventional religion.