Before an anchor can ever be raised, it must be let go; and this perfectly obvious truism
brings me at once to the subject of the degradation of the sea language in the daily press of this country.
That it was intrinsically valuable was a truism
I had never questioned.
I turned this truism
over in my mind as, in the frosty dawn of a January morning, I hurried down the steep and now icy street which descended from Mrs.
He seems to think that the end of poetry is, or should be, instruction; yet it is a truism
that the end of our existence is happiness; if so, the end of every separate part of our existence, everything connected with our existence, should be still happiness.
It has been a well-worn truism
," said the Times, "that our human race are a feeble folk before the infinite latent forces which surround us.
They carry a truism
so far--as in the French Revolution.
While there is life," he said, "there is hope," but he grinned as he voiced the ancient truism
Though, indeed, the vendor of a certain nostrum has vulgarized the truism
to the very point of contempt.
I echoed a sentiment that was generosity itself in Raffles, but in my case a mere truism
But except for a short shudder Mrs Verloc remained apparently unaffected by the force of that terrible truism
Aware of the impression he had made--few men were quicker than he at such discoveries--Mr Chester followed up the blow by propounding certain virtuous maxims, somewhat vague and general in their nature, doubtless, and occasionally partaking of the character of truisms
, worn a little out at elbow, but delivered in so charming a voice and with such uncommon serenity and peace of mind, that they answered as well as the best.
Something we've known for a very long time But seldom is ever spoke You cannot give what you've never received That's understood by all good folk A smile, a hug and a kiss Are treats you have to learn From the cradle to the grave Sensations we all yearn You cannot say "I love you" Unless someone says it first How can you thank the Lord If no-one quenched that thirst?