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Orlando Gibbons Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Orlando Gibbons.

It is proportion that beautifies everything,
the whole universe consists of it, and music is measured by it.
- Orlando Gibbons

The silver swan, who, living had no note,
When death approached unlocked her silent throat.
- Orlando Gibbons

Pay It Forward.
Gift future generations in proportion to your gratitude.
The nature of life is that we pay forward
our biological creation and nurture.
Our parents gift us with life and nurture,
and we gift our children with life and nurture.
While this much is essential to continued human existence,
choose to take "pay it forward" farther - much farther.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

 

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul
grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The disparity between a restaurant's price and food
quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
- Bryan Miller

A man is rich in proportion to
the number of things he can afford to let alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning
greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
- Henry David Thoreau

Beauty is our weapon against nature;
by it we make objects,
giving them limit, symmetry, proportion.
Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.
- Camille Paglia

Only the dreamer shall understand realities,
though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.
- Margaret Fuller

Commonsense is the realized sense of proportion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.
- Will Rogers

The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
- Denis Waitley

Some facts should be suppressed, or,
at least,
a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

There is a certain phase in the life of the aged when
the warmth of the heart seems to increase in direct
proportion with the years.
- John Phillips Marquand

Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
- John Galsworthy

I've had more people in my life take their lives than...
I think it's out of proportion with most people.
I think a lot of them gravitate towards me because of the music.
- Paul Westerberg

The importance to the writer of first writing must
be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written.
- Elizabeth Bowen

Music assists him in the use of harmonic and mathematical proportion.
- Marcus V. Pollio

The concentration and reciprocal effect of industry
and agriculture conjoin in a growth of productive powers,
which increases more in geometrical than in arithmetical proportion.
- Friedrich List

I enjoy about 1 out of 100 movies, it's about the same
proportion to books published that I care to read.
- Jim Harrison

The proportion between the velocity with which men or animals move,
and the weights they carry, is a matter of considerable importance,
particularly in military affairs.
- Charles Babbage

The number of medals on an officer's breast varies
in inverse proportion to the square of the distance
of his duties from the front line.
- Charles Edward Montague

Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault
the punishment it deserves.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Thank God I don't live in Los Angeles.
I think if you're there the whole time it just gets
out of proportion and you lose touch completely with reality.
- Sam Mendes

The value and rank of every art is in proportion to
the mental labor employed in it,
or the mental pleasure in producing it.
- Joshua Reynolds

Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the
larger proportion of people are loving,
rational and happy.
- Julia Ward Howe

Not only does the proportion of the poor increase with the growth of the city,
but their condition becomes more wretched.
- Josiah Strong

Till now poets were privileged to insert a certain proportion of nonsense -
very far in excess of one-half of one per cent -
into their otherwise sober documents.
- John C. Ransom

Do a little bit more than average and from that point
on our progress multiplies itself out of all proportion to the effort put in.
- Paul J. Meyer

Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe,
but in proportion to their readiness to doubt.
- Ambrose Bierce

Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
- Ernest Hemingway

One can say that three pre-eminent qualities are decisive for the politician:
passion,
a feeling of responsibility, and a sense of proportion.
- Max Weber

Just after World War II, this country led the world
in science by every way you could measure it,
yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now.
- James Lovelock

Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone,
and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
- George Washington

Between friends differences in taste or opinion are
irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
- W. H. Auden

Everybody has a camcorder now, and they exploit these
incidents and blow them all out of proportion.
- Jim Fowler

A true history of human events would show that a far
larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden
impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast.
- Peter Cooper

The love of domination and an uncontrolled lust of
arbitrary power have prevailed among all nations and
perhaps in proportion to the degrees of civilization.
- Mercy Otis Warren

The older I get, the more wisdom I find
in the ancient rule of taking first things first.
A process which often reduces
the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The world changes in direct proportion to the number
of people willing to be honest about their lives.
- Armistead Maupin

Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty.
- John Carmack

An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the
degree of truth which it contains.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground;
they love to be amused in proportion to the degree
in which they weary themselves.
- Honore de Balzac

We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn.
Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.
- Earl Nightingale

We die in proportion to the words we fling around us.
- Emile M. Cioran

The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
- Stendhal

I fail to understand how you can justify a poll tax
on the entire population,
yet exclude a significant proportion of that population
from programmes that this tax is paying for.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

The beauty of a face is not a separate quality but
a relation or proportion of qualities to each other.
- George H. Mead

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion
to their commitment to excellence,
regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

People's intelligence tends to be in inverse proportion to their number.
People don't tend to get smarter as they get into bigger groups.
- Robyn Hitchcock

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
- Francis Bacon

The man who can speak acceptably is usually given credit
for an ability out of all proportion to what he really possesses.
- Lowell Thomas

The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed
of two great qualities a sense of humor and a sense of proportion.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

One in four children being victimized? That's about
seven children in every classroom.
That's a significant proportion of the population.
- Wendy Craig

Poetry fettered, fetters the human race.
Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry,
painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.
- William Blake

There's evidence of a social decline in direct proportion
to technology and the industrialization of the motion picture industry.
- Mark Rydell

Well, the Empire State was about 40' high in the studio.
King Kong was a little model about 2' high,
and the scenery that he worked in was in proportion to his size.
- Fay Wray

In the same proportion Russia is the misfortune of
Europe and the Israelites.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

Require...
electoral votes to be allocated in proportion to the popular votes.
- Robert A. Dahl

The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free
communication with nature,
with revelation, with God, with itself,
loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred
from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
- William Ellery Channing

The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy;
but on my application the masts were shortened,
as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage.
- William Bligh

Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.
- Ernest Hemingway

A great proportion of the wretchedness which has embittered married life,
has originated in a negligence of trifles.
- Thomas Sprat

You must be absolutely honest and true in the depicting
of a totem for meaning is attached to every line.
You must be most particular about detail and proportion.
- Emily Carr

Woman's discontent increases in exact proportion to her development.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse
proportion to the sum involved.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct
proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
- Marcel Proust

One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the
tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to
every part its just proportion.
- Eli Whitney


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