Abode quotes:

  • Love and dignity cannot share the same abode. -- Ovid
  • Others may use the ocean as their road; Only the English make it their abode. -- Edmund Waller
  • The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Our abode in this world is transitory, our life therein is but a loan, our breaths are numbered and our indolence is manifest. -- Abu Bakr
  • A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode. -- Chanakya
  • It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode. -- Voltaire
  • Step by step a powerful and enterprising race has driven them back from the Atlantic to the West until at last there is scarcely a spot of ground upon which the Indians have any certainty of maintaining a permanent abode. -- Nelson A. Miles
  • And for myself, I think for the present He is calling me to another land; but how long shall be my abode, or what employment He has for me there, I know not, for I cannot think He is taking me there to live and lurk only. -- Donald Cargill
  • Abode where lost bodies roam each searching for its lost one. -- Samuel Beckett
  • A mind dominated by positive emotions, becomes a favorable abode for the state of mind known as faith. -- Napoleon Hill
  • Eden is that old-fashioned house we dwell in every day Without suspecting our abode until we drive away. -- Emily Dickinson
  • The setting sun is reflected from the windows of the alms-house as brightly as from the rich man's abode. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • For the bliss of the deep abode is not lightly abandoned in favor of the self-scattering of the wakened state, -- Joseph Campbell
  • My soul is my guide, for my soul is of that abode. I will not speak of the earthly. I am of the unknown -- Rumi
  • Unwilling am I, in the evening of a life nearly consumed in public cares, to quit a peaceful abode for an Ocean of difficulties -- George Washington
  • Think, in this batter'd Caravanserai Whose portals are alternate Night and Day, How Sultan after Sultan with his Pomp Abode his destin'd Hour and went his way. -- Omar Khayyam
  • By unswerving devotion to Me, a man crosses over three Gunas - I am the Abode of Brahman , Eternal and Immutable , of everlasting Dharma and Absolute Bliss . -- Chinmayananda Saraswati
  • Eternity' is there, We say, as of a station. Meanwhile, he is so near, He joins me in my Ramble? Divides abode with me? No Friend have I that so persists As this Eternity. -- Emily Dickinson
  • Perseverance gives power to weakness, and opens to poverty the world's wealth. It spreads fertility over the barren landscape, and buds the choicest flowers and fruits spring up and flourish in the desert abode of thorns and briars. -- Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  • Order is a lovely nymph, the child of Beauty and Wisdom; her attendants are Comfort, Neatness, and Activity; her abode is the valley of happiness: she is always to be found when sought for, and never appears so lovely as when contrasted with her opponent, Disorder. -- Samuel Johnson
  • You can study God through everything and everyone in the universe, because God is not confined in a mosque, synagogue or church. But if you are still in need of knowing where exactly His abode is, there is only one place to look for Him: in the heart of a true lover. -- Shams Tabrizi
  • Though, I am here bodily, still I know what you do; beyond the seven seas. Go wherever you will, over the wide world, I am with you. My abode is in your heart and I am within you. Always worship Me, Who is seated in your heart, as well as in the hearts of all beings. -- Sathya Sai Baba
  • Keep right on to the end of the road, Keep right on to the end. Tho'the way be long let your heart be strong, Keep right on round the bend. Tho' you're tired and weary Still journey on, till you come to your happy abode, Where all you love you've been dreaming of Will be there, at the end of the road. -- Bill Vaughan
  • I have likewise made many 'skies' and effects - for I wish it could be said of me as Fuselli says of Rembrandt, 'he followed nature in her calmest abodes and could pluck a flower on every hedge - yet he was born to cast a steadfast eye on the bolder phenomena of nature'... We have had noble clouds & effects of light & dark & color. -- John Constable
  • Nepal is a beautiful country with a lot of holy places. I also like the country because it's close to the Himalayas. According to Hindu mythology, that's the abode of Lord Shiva. -- Kailash Kher
  • The Christian conceives of his abode on Earth in no more delightful colors than the Jainist sectarian. He sees in it only a time of sad trial; he also thinks that his true country is not of this world. -- Emile Durkheim
  • Kindness is my prayer. Humanity is my abode. -- Debasish Mridha
  • Character is blazing sunshine in the soul's abode, the body. -- Sri Chinmoy
  • Wall Street. - The abode of the Brokers and the Broke. -- Carolyn Wells
  • The business of lying is transacted in the abode of the gullible. -- Michael Bassey Johnson
  • Heaven is a place of restless activity, the abode of never-tiring thought. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • Wisdom and love do not take up their abode in the same breast. -- Emile Souvestre
  • I dwell with a strangely aching heart In that vanished abode there far apart -- Robert Frost
  • Even the paradise of fools is not an unpleasant abode while it is inhabitable. -- William Ralph Inge
  • Blest that abode, where want and pain repair, And every stranger finds a ready chair. -- Oliver Goldsmith
  • There is no brotherhood between love and dignity, Nor can they share the same abode. -- Ovid
  • No traveler e'er reached that blest abode who found not thorns and briers in his road. -- William Cowper
  • Earth has nothing more tender than a woman's heart when it is the abode of piety. -- Martin Luther
  • A brave man's country is wherever he chooses his abode. [Lat., Patria est ubicumque vir fortis sedem elegerit.] -- Quintus Curtius Rufus
  • Every day is a Sabbath to me. All pure water is holy water, and this earth is a celestial abode. -- John Burroughs
  • Open the gates of wisdom, tear the veil of ignorance, enter the abode of Divine Bliss. Rest in peace forever. -- Sathya Sai Baba
  • No-man's land under snow is like the face of the moon: chaotic, crater ridden, uninhabitable, awful, the abode of madness. -- Wilfred Owen
  • "?We are already taking care of people from jail. Hundred and ten non-criminal women are already with us in Shantidhan (abode of peace). -- Mother Teresa
  • Heaven is no permanent abode of morons even though they may gain entry by sheer virtuosity of their deeds."Ashoka Prasad(Hegelian Lecture) -- Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad
  • A vacant mind invites dangerous inmates, as a deserted mansion tempts wandering outcasts to enter and take up their abode in its desolate apartments. -- George Stillman Hillard
  • Blest are the pure in heart, for they shall see our God. The secret of the Lord is theirs; Their soul is Christ's abode. -- John Keble
  • I am well aware that I am the 'umblest person going. . . . My mother is likewise a very 'umble person. We live in a 'umble abode. -- Charles Dickens
  • Praise be to Allah, Who is the creator of the whole universe and Who made the earth as an abode for peace, for the whole mankind. -- Osama bin Laden
  • The soul that is the abode of chastity acquires an energy which enables her to surmount with ease the obstacles that lie along the path of duty. -- Joseph Joubert
  • The deed will be accomplished with the least amount of bloodshed possible, and, if possible ..., we'll save all the souls and send them happily off to their abode. -- Francois Rabelais
  • With wavering steps does fickle fortune stray, Nowhere she finds a firm and fixed abode; But now all smiles, and now again all frowns, She's constant only in inconstancy. -- Ovid
  • The recollected go forth to lives of renunciation. They take no pleasure in a fixed abode. Like wild swans abandoning a pool, they leave one resting place after another. -- Gautama Buddha
  • Sprinkled along the waste of years Full many a soft green isle appears: Pause where we may upon the desert road, Some shelter is in sight, some sacred safe abode. -- John Keble
  • The fruit of the tree of knowledge always drives man from some paradise or other; and even the paradise of fools is not an unpleasant abode while it is habitable. -- William Ralph Inge
  • Happy the life, that in a peaceful stream, Obscure, unnoticed through the vale has flow'd; The heart that ne'er was charm'd by fortune's gleam Is ever sweet contentment's blest abode. -- James Gates Percival
  • No further seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God. -- Thomas Gray
  • I'm a freeborn man of the travelling people. Got no fixed abode, and no man is my master. Country lanes and byways were always my ways. I never fancied going faster. -- Ewan MacColl
  • It is sparkling light, aromatic plants, a lofty palace, a flowing river, ripe fruit, a beautiful wife and abundant clothing, in an eternal abode of radiant joy, in beautiful soundly-constructed high houses. -- Muhammad
  • Tho' you're tired and weary Still journey on, till you come to your happy abode, Where all you love you've been dreaming of Will be there, at the end of the road. -- Sir Harry Lauder
  • Perpetual modernness is the measure of merit, in every work of art; since the author of it was not misled by anything short- livedor local, but abode by real and abiding traits. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The soul comes from without into the human body, as into a temporary abode, and it goes out of it anew¬? it passes into other habitations, for the soul is immortal. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • It is sparkling light, aromatic plants, a lofty palace, a flowing river, ripe fruit, a beautiful wife and abundant clothing, in an eternal abode of radiant joy, in beautiful soundly-constructed high houses. -- Muhammad
  • ...God is not located in some far-off celestial abode but is met in the embrace of daily life; that spirituality is, quite simply, about vulnerability and openness and falling in love with solid ground. -- Marilyn Lacey
  • Hell and Heaven are near man, yes, in him; and every man after death goes to that Hell or heaven in which he was, or to his spirit, during his abode in the world. -- Emanuel Swedenborg