Those Who Would Have Nothing To Do With Thorns Must Never Attempt To Gather Flowers.
Those who would have nothing to do with thorns must never attempt to gather
He that plants thorns must never expect to gather roses. Arab Proverb
He that plants thorns must never expect to gather roses.
-- Pilpay (or Bidpai) -- The Ignorant Physician, Chap. iii, Fable viii...
Kirk: "Would it have hurt us a little just to gather few laurel leaves?
-- "Who Mourns For Adonais?", Stardate 3468.1....
There are two kinds of men who never amount to much
hose who cannot do what they are told, and those who can do nothing else. -- Cyrus Curti...
To have ideas is to gather flowers; to think is to weave them into garlands.
-- Madame Swetchine (1782-1857)...
consult guide about towels A towel is the most useful thing (besides the Guide) a Galactic hitchhiker can have.
Its uses include travel, combat, communications, protection from the elements, hand-drying and reassurance....
He that will have no books but those that are scarce
evinces about as correct a taste in literature as he would do in friendship, who would have no friends but those whom all the rest of the world have sent to coventry....
Never forget to forgive those who have forgotten.
It has come to my attention that nothing I never said has caused me any harm.
When I am gone, you will be sorry you never heard me say what I don't usually....