Neglected quotes & sayings

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A spark neglected has often raised a conflagration. [La., Parva saepe scintilla contempta magnum excitavit incendium] (De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni) - Curtius Rufus Quintus

What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born. - Pearl S. Buck

And neglected his task for the flowers on the way. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams. - Saint Augustine of Hippo

Objects which are usually the motives of our travels by land and by sea are often overlooked and neglected if they lie under our eye. We put off from time to time going and seeing what we know we have an opportunity of seeing when we please. - Plutarch [Ploutarchos]

I despise making the most of one's time. Half of the pleasures of life consist of the opportunities one has neglected. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

It is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected. - Mark Twain