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|And the old man (who'd, after all, managed the world's largest empire) said “My |
dear, nothing matters very much and few things matter at all.” Then David might
add “Of course it's worth knowing what those few things are.” Since he was ...
|Rereadingitafter nearly three years, it reminds me of a general's despatch after |
one of Britain's all too common defeats ... I don't remotely agree with
ArthurBalfour's dictum that in politics 'nothing matters very much and few things
matter at all'.
|Among his best-known sayings was 'Nothing matters very much, and few things |
matter at all', while his best-known book was entitled Defence of Philosophic
Doubt. In an age of vigorous social and scientific debate, he seemed languidly ...
|Someone from a place where there was not too much heat or cold. I went to see a |
friend, ... It was Arthur Balfour, a renowned statesman of England, who said '
Nothing matters very much, and very few things matter at all.' The remark was ...
|That the 'man of great soul' (or 'of great mind', or both) is one who regards himself |
as worthy of high things, and is in fact ... As Balfour once said, 'Nothing matters
very much, and very few things matter at alL* Macedon, 70, 154 Manchester, ...
|You need less imagination to be a painter, because you can invent things. ... in |
any other country. known as the 'Balfour Declaration' letter to Lord Rothschild 2
November 1917 15 Nothing matters very much and very few things matter at all.
|... an unlikely father for the bloody tragedy of Palestine and is best known for the |
observation that 'nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all'.
Unfortunately, his statement of British attitudes to Palestine mattered very much
|Nothing matters very much and few things matter at all. Don't fill your time with |
worry. Fix what you can and let the rest take care of itself. Calmness is the cradle
of power. Have courage! Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
|Henrik Ibsen 1828–1906: The Wild Duck (1884) A man who knows the price of |
everything and the value of nothing. ... Frost 1874–1963: 'The Death of the Hired
Man' (1914) 17 Nothing matters very much and very few things matter at all.
|“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have |
never failed to imitate them.” “There is never time in the future in ... “Nothing
matters very much, and few things matter at all.” “Biography should be written by