far-sightedness quotes - 10 of
When mundane, lowly activities are at stake, too much insight is detrimental--far-sightedness errs in immediate concerns.
There is a green hill far away,
Without a city wall, Where the dear Lord was crucified, Who died to save us all.
What though my wingèd hours of bliss have been,
Like angel-visits, few and far between?
Elysium is as far as to
The very nearest room, If in that room a friend await Felicity of doom.
They cannot look out far.
They cannot look in deep. But when was that ever a To any watch they keep?
Lord, when the wise men came from far,
Led to thy cradle by a star, ...
Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife,
Their sober wishes never learned to stray; ...
A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
From far, from eve and morning
And yon twelve-winded sky, The stuff of life to knit me Blew hither: here am I.
Such evasive dust
Can make so little clear: Much less is known that not, More far than near.
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