But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove.
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish.
Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.
When New Labour came to power, we got a Right-wing Conservative government. I came to realise that voting Labour wasn’t in Scotland’s interests any more. Any doubt I had about that was cast aside for ever when I saw Gordon Brown cosying up to Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street.
Cast your mind on other days that we in coming days may be still the indomitable Irishry.
We must not lose hope. Hope is an anchor to the souls of men. Satan would have us cast away that anchor.
The die is cast.
It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.
I am an atheist and do not know the meaning of the ‘religious pain’ that is felt by believers of every cast when what they believe in is insulted.