Quotations About / On: SOMETIMES
Sometimes beautiful things enter into our lives,
not from nowhere but a Divine Blessing from our Creator.
Criticism sometimes is really praise, and praise sometimes slander.
(François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 149 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
A day is sometimes our mother, sometimes our stepmother.
(Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 825.)
we all need somebody to lean on sometimes.
Self-hatred is sometimes appropriate.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
Nature, like man, sometimes weeps from gladness.
(Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), British statesman, author. Coningsby, bk. 7, ch. 5 (1844).)
We all go a little mad sometimes.
(Joseph Stefano, U.S. screenwriter, and Alfred Hitchcock. Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), in Psycho (1960).)
He who hesitates is sometimes saved.
(James Thurber (1894-1961), U.S. humorist, illustrator. "The Glass in the Field," The Thurber Carnival (1945).)
Technique bridges among ideas, and sometimes generates them.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
(Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Mr. Morfin, in Dombey and Son, ch. 58 (1848).)