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|When we think before we act, or consider the consequences of our actions, we |
can prevent a great many disasters. ... Statesman Edward F. Halifax (1881 - 1959
) said, "A person may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner.
|-Samuel Johnson Man's ejection to love is that it dies hard; woman's, that when it |
is dead, it stays dead. -Mencken You can't always ... Chesterfield A man may
dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner. - Halifax An obsession
|Thought would destroy their paradise. - Gray, Thomas A person may dwell so |
long upon a thought that it may take him a prisoner. - Halifax, Edward F. In
matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last
thoughts are ...
|If the Spleen starts to struggle with this task, a woman will often have heavy |
periods or may bleed at the wrong time in the ... of Halifax, politician and man-of-
letters, said, 'A man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him
|A man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner. ——|
George Savile, Marquis of Halifax What happens when we are obsessed? We
become compulsively preoccupied with something, even to the point of insanity.
|God can change your life! Lord Halifax was quoted as having said, “A man may |
dwell so long on a thought that it may take him prisoner.” Impaired or distorted
thinking can actually do just that—keeping you locked and trapped in the past.
|A Twenty-First Century Adaptation of Annie Besant's Classic Work, Thought |
Power John Algeo, Shirley J. Nicholson. What is my spiritual ... William James A
man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner. — Marquis
|And Political, Moral, and Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections George Savile |
Marquis of Halifax. Faculties THOUGH Memory and ... and tiring it by giving it too
much. A Man may dwell so long upon a Thought, that it may take him Prisoner.
|He wrote that after World War I, "the interpreting class plumed themselves wearily |
on being hollow men living in a waste land. 'A man may dwell so long upon a
thought,' Halifax wrote, 'that it may take him prisoner.'" Buchan dismissed Eliot
|George Savile i A man who is a master of patence is master of everything else. |
George Savile A man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him
prisoner. George Savile , Men's fame is like their hair which grows after they are