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    sydney thompson dobell Quotes

    It is a zealot's faith that blasts the shrines of the false god, but builds no temple to the true.
    — Sydney Thompson Dobell
    tags: true  god  faith 
     
    Sister Simplicitie!Sing, sing a song to me,-Sing me to sleep!Some legend low and long,Slow as the summer songOf the dull Deep.
    — Sydney Thompson Dobell
    tags: summer  song 
     
    It often requires more strength and judgment to resist than to embrace an opportunity. It is better to do nothing than to do other than well.
    — Sydney Thompson Dobell
    Unsuccessful emulation is too apt to sink into envy, which of all sins has not even the excuse to offer of temporary gratification.
    — Sydney Thompson Dobell
    tags: envy  sin 
     
    The secret of pleasure in life, as distinct from its great triumphs of transcendent joy, is to live in a series of small, legitimate successes. By legitimate I mean such as are not accompanied by self-condemnation.
    — Sydney Thompson Dobell
    tags: secret  joy  live  pleasure  success 
     
    Stern duties need not speak sternly. He who stood firm before the thunder worshipped the still small voice.
    — Sydney Thompson Dobell
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