New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.
I don't really like labels in politics but I will gladly accept the label of conservatism.
If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal I gladly err nor do I wish this error which gives me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live.
Mind you I've always been a very off-message type of fat broad one who gladly admits she reached the size she is now solely through lack of discipline and love of pleasure and who rather despises people (except those with proven medical conditions) who pretend that it is generally otherwise.
Behold my friends the spring is come the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun and we shall soon see the results of their love!
A string of excited fugitive miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment when the picture of one's life or of human life as it truly has been or is satisfies the will and is gladly accepted.
Grieve not then if your sons seem to desert you but rejoice rather seeing the will of God done gladly.
It is the artist who realizes that there is a supreme force above him and works gladly away as a small apprentice under God's heaven.
It's funny. People often compare me to other humor essayists. They're usually quite nice comparisons I will accept those gladly. But I am always sort of appalled at the idea of being lumped with other more chick-y female writers. And the truth is probably that neither comparison is accurate.
The most that one of Jewish faith can do - and some have gladly done it - is to say that Jesus was the greatest in the long succession of Jewish prophets. None can acknowledge that Jesus was the Messiah without becoming a Christian.
I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success.
If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.