The great end of living is to harmonize man with the order of things.
It has long been ordained by Providence, for the conservation of order in the immense variety of nature, and for the regular propagation of the several classes of life with which the elements are peopled, that every creature should be drawn by some secret attraction to those of his own kind; and that not only […]
He who has no taste for order, will be often wrong in his judgment, and seldom considerate or conscientious in his actions.
Take advice, but not orders. Only give yourself orders.
The world is not to be put in order, the world is order incarnate. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order.
Order is Heaven’s first law.
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in variety we see, And where, though all things differ, all agree.
Life creates order, but order does not create life.
As mankind is made, the keeping it in order is an ill-natured office. (Marquis of Halifax)
The human understanding, from its peculiar nature, easily supposes a greater degree of order and equality in things than it really finds.