It Is A Far, Far Better Thing That I Do, Than I Have Ever Done
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a
far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.
-- Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
Kirk: "'It's a far, far better thing I do than I have ever done before.
A far better resting place that I go to, than I have ever known....
I have read your article, Mr. Johnson, and I am no wiser now than when I started.
"Possibly not, Sir, but far better informed....
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.
-- John Kenneth Galbraith...
Show me the books he loves and I shall know the man far better than through mortal friends.
-- S. Weir Mitchell...
Better do a kindness near home than go far to burn incense. Chinese Proverb
If I have not seen so far it is because I stood in giant's footsteps.
Now I've gone too far, where do I go now?
I should never have made my success in life if I had not bestowed upon the least thing I have ever undertaken the same attention and care I have bestowed upon the greatest.
-- Charles Dicke...