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" Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own: He who secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day. "
English Men of Letters: Chaucer, by Adolphus William Ward, 1896; Spenser, by ... - Page 142
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How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

Dale Carnegie - Psychology - 2004 - 298 pages
...a time — and that 'Every day is a new life to a wise man.' " Who do you suppose wrote this verse: He who, secure within, can say: "To-morrow, do thy worst, for I have liv'd to-day. " Those words sound modern, don't they? Yet they were written thirty years before Christ...
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How To Be Happy, Successful And Rich

Reginald V. Johnson - 2005
...places with you! John Dryden said it best: "Happy the man and happy he alone, he who can call today his own, he who, secure within, can say, tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today." "True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise, it arises, in the first place,...
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Themes and Variations in Shakespeare's Sonnets

J. B. Leishman - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 254 pages
...Dryden magnificently paraphrased it, Happy the Man, and happy he alone, He who can call to day his own: He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have liv'd to-day. Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have possesst, in spight of fate, are...
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Thoughts on Man, His Nature, Productions and Discoveries: Easyread Comfort ...

William Godwin - Philosophy - 2006 - 512 pages
...regard them as of no account. Taken in this sense, Dryden's celebrated verses are but a maniac's rant: tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today: Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, 140 The joys I have possessed, in spite of fate are mine. Not heaven itself upon the past has power,...
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Best Advice Ever Given

Steven D. Price - 2006
...have, so spend it wisely. " — Kay Lyons Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call today his own; He who, secure within, can say, "Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today. " — Horace, as translated by John Dryden Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth,...
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A Studied Impression of That Which Is

R. Garner Brasseur - History - 2006 - 499 pages
...is ..." is, our primary interest and concern. Happy the man— and he alone Who can call today his own; He who, secure within, can say, Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today. —John Dryden Whimsical Future From a trip into central Idaho, I recall in particular, a tongue-in-cheek...
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Time: Friend Or Foe?

Rex Hickox - Self-Help - 2006 - 140 pages
...Parkinson (Parkinson's Law) Sir William Osier Happy a man, and happy he alone, He, who can call today his own; He who secure within, can say, tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today. John Dry den I'm glad the eight-hour day had not been invented when I was a young man. Thomas A. Edison...
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Humankind

Yoshio Komatsu, Eiko Komatsu - Photography - 2006 - 472 pages
...ARUBA (Netherlands Antilles) PLAY 303 Happy the man, and happy he alone He, who can call to-day his own; He who, secure within, can say To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived today, k У- 1 \ └ PLAY Arizona, UNITED STATES Ciudad Obregˇn, MEXICO MEXICO PLAY 307 PERU NEPAL All animals,...
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A Circular Journey

Helen Barolini - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 210 pages
...don't despair; or, in Dryden's version: Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call today his own; He who, secure within, can say Tomorrow, do thy worst for I have liv'd today. Horace endures, wise and civilized and speaking to all ages. But especially, perhaps,...
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Surviving Despair: A Story about Perseverance

Herman Taube - Holocaust survivors - 2007 - 288 pages
...noticed the obvious social alienation and reserve of her new student. Chapter Eighteen "The joys I ham possessed, in spite of fate, are mine, Not Heaven itself" upon the past has power, Bat what has been, has been, and I bam had ray hour. " -from the Latin, Horace Sylvia was a radiant...
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