Vale quotes:

  • Do work that matters. Vale la pena -- Gloria E. AnzaldĂșa
  • If you recognize anyone, it does not mean that you like him.We all, for instance, recognize the honourable Member for Ebbw Vale. -- Lord Randolph Churchill
  • Before the gods that made the gods Had seen their sunrise pass, The White Horse of the White Horse Vale Was cut out of the grass. -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • The tender heart, the broken and contrite spirit, are to me far above all the joys that I could ever hope for in this vale of tears. -- Charles Simeon
  • If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl. -- H. L. Mencken
  • If we have been brought up with the idea that life is for suffering and sacrifice, then of course we would seek death to escape this 'vale of tears'. -- Claude Vorilhon
  • She goes through the vale of death alone, each time a babe is born. As it is the right neither of man nor the state to coerce her into this ordeal, so it is her right to decide whether she will endure it. -- Margaret Sanger
  • The greenness of Ireland is a false greenness, after all. Not that it isn't green - the place can still make you have to pull off and swallow one of your heart pills. It's that the greenness doesn't mean what it seems. It doesn't encode a pastoral past, much less a timeless vale where wee folk trip the demesne. -- John Jeremiah Sullivan
  • Brother, hello and good-bye. Frater, ave atque vale -- Catullus
  • God promises to make the vale of trouble a door of hope -- Jill Briscoe
  • Along the cool sequestered vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. -- Thomas Gray
  • LEGACY, n. A gift from one who is legging it out of this vale of tears. -- Ambrose Bierce
  • Life is a vale of tears in which there are moments you just can't stop giggling. -- Robert Breault
  • Through the sequester'd vale of rural life The venerable patriarch guileless held The tenor of his way. -- Beilby Porteus
  • Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making. -- John Keats
  • Now deep in ocean sunk the lamp of light, And drew behind the cloudy vale of night. -- Homer
  • Spangling the wave with lights as vain As pleasures in the vale of pain, That dazzle as they fade. -- Walter Scott
  • Call the world if you please "the vale of soul-making." Then you will find out the use of the world. -- John Keats
  • We live in a vale of tears...We can have all the dreams we like, but life is hard, implacable, sad. -- Paulo Coelho
  • There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet. -- Charles Lamb
  • Sweetest Echo, sweetest nymph, that liv'st unseen Within thy airy shell, By slow Meander's margent green, And in the violet-embroidered vale. -- John Milton
  • Turn, gentle Hermit of the Dale, And guide my lonely way To where yon taper cheers the vale With hospitable ray. -- Oliver Goldsmith
  • Beyond this vale of tears there is a life above. unmeasured by the flight of years; and all that life is love. -- James Montgomery
  • What is there in the vale of lifeHalf so delightful as a wife;When friendship, love and peace combineTo stamp the marriage-bond divine? -- William Cowper
  • The meanest flowret of the vale, / The simplest note that swells the gale, / The common sun, the air, and skies, / To him are opening paradise. -- Thomas Gray
  • In the valley of suffering, despair and bitterness are brewed. But there also character is made. The valley of suffering is the vale of soul-making. -- Nicholas Wolterstorff
  • Many species reciprocate, but only humans gossip, and much of what we gossip about is the vale of other people as partners for reciprocal relationships. -- Jonathan Haidt
  • Ere, in the northern gale, The summer tresses of the trees are gone, The woods of Autumn, all around our vale, Have put their glory on. -- William C. Bryant
  • Life is a narrow vale between the cold and barren peaks of two eternities. We strive in vain to look beyond the heights. We cry aloud -- Robert Green Ingersoll
  • Un momento con una donna capricciosa vale undici anni di vita noiosa. A single moment with a fiery female is worth eleven years of a boring life. -- Sarah MacLean
  • Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. -- Thomas Gray
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  • If Heaven a draught of heavenly pleasure spare, One cordial in this melancholy vale, 'T is when a youthful, loving, modest pair In other's arms breathe out the tender tale -- Robert Burns
  • 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
  • Court-virtues bear, like gems, the highest rate, Born where Heav'n influence scarce can penetrate. In life's low vale, the soil the virtues like, They please as beauties, here as wonders strike. -- Alexander Pope
  • The innocence of such children doesn't answer our deepest questions about this vale of tears to which we are condemned, but it helps to dispel them. That is the secret to family life. -- Joyce Carol Oates
  • The moon is always female and so am I although often in the vale of razorblades I have wished I could put on and take off my sex like a dress and why not? -- Marge Piercy
  • As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm,- Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. -- Oliver Goldsmith
  • There is no Christian duty that is not to be seasoned and set off with cheerishness, which in a thousand outward and intermitting crosses may yet be done well, as in this vale of tears. -- John Milton
  • Oh, sweet thy current by town and by tower, The green sunny vale and the dark linden bower; Thy waves as they dimple smile back on the plain, And Rhine, ancient river, thou'rt German again! -- Horace Binney Wallace