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I believe in the compelling power of love.
I do not understand it.
I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.
- Theodore Dreiser

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For a variety of reasons, I believe,
the time is right to resolve many of the long standing and thorny land use,
recreation, and wilderness designation issues in Central Idaho.
- Michael K. Simpson

Virtue rejects facility to be her companion.
She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way.
- Michel de Montaigne

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

 

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt.
Doubt separates people.
It is a poison that disintegrates
friendships and breaks up pleasant relations.
It is a thorn that irritates and hurts;
it is a sword that kills.
- The Buddha

The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.
- Saadi

So sweet love seemed that April morn.
When first we kissed beside the thorn,
So strangely sweet, it was not strange We thought that love could never change.
- Robert Bridges

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One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
- James Russell Lowell

I don't think I'm a thorn in the industry,
I'm just another part of it.
- Neil Young

I never found either this or the Northern Shrike return to such prey for food.
I have seen them alight on the same thorn bush afterwards,
but never made any use of this kind of food.
- John Bachman

Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb,
and the rose grow without thorn.
- Martin Amis

But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.
- Anne Bronte

Consciousness is much more than the thorn,
it is the dagger in the flesh.
- Emile M. Cioran

To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another's
breast is to become a principal in the mischief.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Having done something like The Thorn Birds gives you enormous longevity.
You can keep picking and choosing the roles for a bit longer.
- Rachel Ward

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
- Ovid

There was much woe and lamentation in the seventies that the game was dying.
- John Thorn

Distant replay morphs into instant replay,
and future replay cannot be far off.
- John Thorn

But the citizens of Cincinnati loved their Reds because they won,
no matter what their addresses had been the year before.
They rooted for the Old-English 'C' on the players' shirts.
- John Thorn

We know these men are professionals whose services
are up for bid and whose bags are packed,
and yet we call them our own and take personal,
even civic pride in their accomplishments.
- John Thorn

The National League was born the following year,
as an attempt to exert the control of capital over labor.
- John Thorn

Finally, for all of us but a lucky few,
the dream of playing big-time baseball is relinquished
so we can get on with grown-up things.
- John Thorn

In response to the challenge of strangers,
sport arose as a sublimated representation of a community's
armed might as well as its pride of place and clan.
- John Thorn

In The Touch, the love scenes are the same as they
were in The Thorn Birds or anything else I've ever written.
I find a way of saying that either it was heaven or
hell but in a way that still leaves room for the reader
to use their own imagination.
- Colleen McCullough

Donning a glove for a backyard toss,
or watching a ball game,
or just reflecting upon our baseball days,
we are players again, forever young.
- John Thorn

Pursuing employment or climatic relief,
we live in voluntary exile from our extended families and our longer past,
but in an involuntary exile from ourselves and our own past.
- John Thorn

Award trophies, as opposed to letting the players define and claim their own.
Ultimately, pay them to play so that their activity
not only resembles work but is work.
- John Thorn

This was nostalgia in the literal Greek sense:
the pain of not being able to return to one's home and family.
- John Thorn

For many of us, sport has provided the continuity in our lives,
the alternative family to the one we left behind.
It gives us something to talk about,
to preen about,
to care about.
- John Thorn

Whatever else I do before finally I go to my grave,
I hope it will not be looking after young people.
- John Thorn

If I haven't made myself clear, this worrisome chain
of events describes the game of the nineteenth century.
- John Thorn

But the dream is never forgotten, only put aside and never out of reach:
Where once the dream connected boys with the world of men,
now it reconnects men with the spirit of boys.
- John Thorn

The heroes of our youth grow old - 'the boys of summer in their ruin,'
in Dylan Thomas's verse -
yet we seem the same.
- John Thorn

My egotistical concern was less that I would fail to
relate to my classmates than that they would know nothing
of my uniquely tortured life's course and,
thus, me.
- John Thorn

The caliber of play suffered and attendance declined year by year.
Interest in college football was exploding,
and there was this new game called basketball.
- John Thorn

This illuminates not only fans' interest in major league
teams but also the minors and even Little League.
- John Thorn

Baseball presents a living heritage,
a game poised between the powerful undertow of seasons
past and the hope of next day,
next week, next year.
- John Thorn

In over 160 years of recorded baseball history,
no team had ever won a championship this way.
- John Thorn

Yes, we've seen it all before.
And yes, those who do not study history are condemned to repeat it.
But no, the sky is not falling - baseball is such a
great game that neither the owners nor the players can kill it.
After some necessary carnage, market forces will prevail.
- John Thorn

And then came the nineties, when management,
suddenly frightened that they had ceded control to the players,
sought to restore baseball's profitability by 'running
the game like a business.'
- John Thorn

I think that much of this was running in background
as I contemplated whether or not to attend the PS 99 reunion,
although I certainly anticipated that I would not;
it smelled like death,
not youth.
- John Thorn

But baseball bounced back in the next decade to reclaim
its place as the national pastime:
new heroes,
spirited competition, and booming prosperity gave birth to dreams of expansion,
both within the major leagues and around the world.
- John Thorn

For many in baseball September is a month of stark contrast with April,
when everyone had dared to hope.
If baseball is a lot like life, as pundits declare,
it is because life is more about losing than winning.
- John Thorn

More fundamentally, it is a dream that does not die
with the onset of manhood:
the dream is to play endlessly,
past the time when you are called home for dinner,
past the time of doing chores, past the time when your
body betrays you past time itself.
- John Thorn

Why we play as children is not because it is our work
or because it is how we learn,
though both statements are true; we play because we are wired for joy,
it is imperative as human beings.
- John Thorn

As the game enters its glorious final weeks,
the chill of fall signals the reality of defeat for all but one team.
The fields of play will turn brown and harden,
the snow will fall, but in the heart of the fan sprouts a sprig of green.
- John Thorn

We are fans because the game also appeals to our local pride,
our pleasure in thinking of ourselves as,
yes, Americans but nonetheless different from residents of other towns,
other states, other regions.
- John Thorn

Planning to play: that's what saving for retirement is today -
and it is antithetical to the nature of play,
fully within the definition of work,
and blissfully ignorant of the reality of death.
- John Thorn

Better than anything else in our culture,
it enables fathers and sons to speak on a level playing
field while building up from within a personal history of shared experience -
a group history -
that may be tapped into at will in years to come.
- John Thorn

One of the first lessons he or she learns is that in baseball anything,
absolutely anything, can happen.
Just two days ago as I write this, something happened
that had never happened in baseball before.
- John Thorn

Do we settle on a regional team because we can go to
its ballpark and see its games on television? Or do
we choose a team as our favorite because it has an
especially appealing player,
a Barry Bonds or an Ichiro?
- John Thorn

We all have our thorns - and blooms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I give thanks for both my bloom and my thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truths and roses have thorns about them.
- Henry David Thoreau

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Like a Rose, I Thrive -
Blessed With Both My Thorns and My Blooms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward
is to move toward perfection.
March on, and fear not the thorns,
or the sharp stones on life's path.
- Khalil Gibran

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers
is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.
- Thomas Moore

As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

If you enjoy the fragrance of a rose,
you must accept the thorns which it bears.
- Isaac Hayes

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns;
I am thankful that thorns have roses.
- Alphonse Karr

Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection.
Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path,
for they draw only corrupt blood.
- Khalil Gibran

I have seen one shrike occupy himself for hours in sticking up on thorns,
a number of small fishes that the fishermen had thrown on the shore.
The fishes dried up and decayed.
- John Bachman

At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life;
the thorns should never be plucked from his roses.
- Ellen Key

The profession of the writer has its thorns about which
the reader does not dream.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other
remedy than to pass quickly through them.
The longer we dwell on our misfortunes,
the greater is their power to harm us.
- Voltaire

And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses.
- Francis Quarles

The motto was "Pax," but the word was set in a circle of thorns.
- Rumer Godden

There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours;
Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers.
- Gerald Massey

Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them.
- Hugh Miller


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