Christopher Tye

Gold Star - 40,152 Points (Lincolnshire, England)

Christopher Tye Quotes

  • ''If you stop learning & gaining knowledge you've stoped living.''
    Live life
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  • ''A honest life is a life worth living.''
    Be true to yourself
  • ''No man can outrun his destiny.''
    Some things must be.
  • ''Start building on the common ground. Then learn about the differences and understand them.''
    Building trust and relationships.
  • ''Never ever underestimate my ability to snatch defeat for the jaws of victory.''
    Luck is a fickle mistress.
  • ''Grace and humanity will always outshine hate.''
    Equality and peace.
  • ''Life is transient in comparison to the infinity of time and space.''
    Live life while there's time.
  • ''A life lived without honour is no life at all.''
    Live honourably.
  • ''If you consider the end would you live differently?''
    Treat the world with humanity and compassion.
  • ''No man should ever become so powerful that mankind could not bare witness and judge their mistakes.''
    All humans have foibles no matter their place.

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Best Poem of Christopher Tye

Another Year Passes

Another year passes

The old man is sitting in his armchair,
Looking out of the window,
Watching the birds,
As they are flying from tree to tree,
He remembers all the winters,
He spent in his garden when he was young,
Planting those same trees,
When they were just little saplings,
He remembers all the years that,
Those trees have been growing and slowly maturing,
He knows long after he has celebrated his final birthday,
All the trees in his beloved garden,
Will still be growing,
And still be giving food and shelter to the birds, ...

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The Dying Exile

The dying exile

As the exiled man lays dying in a foreign land,
His thoughts turn to his beloved homeland,
As he draws his final few breaths,
He thinks about the village where he was born,
The little house where he spent his childhood,
The school he went to and all his long-lost friends from there,
The village's little sand stone church, with its steeple reaching out trying to touch heaven,

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