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It is the same with man as with the tree ... The more he seeketh to rise into the height and light, the more vigorously do...Daemon3121Today at 5:08:14 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Curiosity is natural to the soul of man, and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.Daemon7513Yesterday at 3:05:57 PM
by dave argo 
A man will tell you that he has worked in a mine for forty years unhurt by an accident as a reason why he should apprehend no...Daemon5532Tuesday, October 16, 2018 2:32 PM
by monamagda 
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?Daemon5570Monday, October 15, 2018 10:06 PM
by monamagda 
A common and natural result of an undue respect for the law is, that you may see a file of soldiers ... marching in admirable...Daemon4567Sunday, October 14, 2018 10:56 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why don't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women?Daemon6784Saturday, October 13, 2018 12:40 PM
by ChristopherJohnson 
It is the fault of our science that it wants to explain all, and if it explain not, then it says there is nothing to explain.Daemon7713Friday, October 12, 2018 11:19 AM
by Gestan 
Man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted eye laments the past, or, heedless of the...Daemon5719Thursday, October 11, 2018 11:32 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.Daemon4695Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:59 AM
by Emel Rapchan 
Life for most people compels the exercise of the lower gifts and wastes the precious ones, until it forces us to agree that...Daemon3689Tuesday, October 9, 2018 7:12 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Though a man be wise, it is no shame for him to live and learn.Daemon4793Monday, October 8, 2018 2:44 PM
by ibj_ldn 
Virtue never has been as respectable as money.Daemon7820Sunday, October 7, 2018 10:53 PM
by Joel Souza 
Death ... goes faster than the wind, and he never brings back what he takes.Daemon41,171Saturday, October 6, 2018 10:50 AM
by Alexsv 
Do you know why this world is as bad as it is? ... It is because people think only about their own business, and won't...Daemon5769Friday, October 5, 2018 11:37 PM
by Joel Souza 
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.Daemon8818Friday, October 5, 2018 6:43 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
There's nothing like a debate to teach one quickness.Daemon7884Wednesday, October 3, 2018 2:10 PM
by FounDit 
All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong,...Daemon7775Wednesday, October 3, 2018 12:11 AM
by renee talley 1 
The music of life would be mute if the chords of memory were snapped asunder.Daemon6913Monday, October 1, 2018 11:59 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
It is a good lesson—though it may often be a hard one—for a man who has dreamed of literary fame ... to step aside out of the...Daemon6982Sunday, September 30, 2018 9:51 PM
by johnfl 
Very few reputations are gained by unsullied virtue.Daemon7951Saturday, September 29, 2018 7:20 PM
by Carmen Ponsaing 
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea,...Daemon61,108Saturday, September 29, 2018 6:59 AM
by monamagda 
The history of human conduct does not warrant that exalted opinion of human virtue which would make it wise in a nation to...Daemon5922Friday, September 28, 2018 11:22 PM
by renee talley 1 
Nuptial love maketh mankind; friendly love perfecteth it; but wanton love corrupteth, and embaseth it.Daemon41,135Thursday, September 27, 2018 3:09 PM
by monamagda 
Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which...Daemon7833Thursday, September 27, 2018 12:44 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
Terrible emotions always do sound foolish when we put them into our inadequate words. They are not meant to be spoken—only...Daemon4921Tuesday, September 25, 2018 4:58 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Pride is one of the seven deadly sins; but it cannot be the pride of a mother in her children, for that is a compound of two...Daemon7838Sunday, September 23, 2018 11:30 AM
by Emel Rapchan 
An aching head soon makes one forget an aching heart.Daemon41,954Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:19 PM
by dave argo 
Oh, be humble, my brother, in your prosperity! Be gentle with those who are less lucky, if not more deserving.Daemon7969Friday, September 21, 2018 3:05 PM
by dave argo 
It was easier to know it than to explain why I knew it. If you were asked to prove that two and two made four, you might find...Daemon8980Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:31 PM
by Elorac 
All visible objects ... are but as pasteboard masks.Daemon41,193Wednesday, September 19, 2018 2:01 PM
by capitán 
Let's not borrow trouble ... The rate of interest is too high.Daemon61,003Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:25 PM
by Doodle Snackers 
Some cynical Frenchman has said that there are two parties to a love-transaction: the one who loves and the other who...Daemon5870Monday, September 17, 2018 12:54 PM
by Doodle Snackers 
Throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise.Daemon5814Sunday, September 16, 2018 7:01 PM
by dave argo 
The Past is the region of sobs, the Future is the realm of song. In the one crouches Memory, clad in sackcloth and ashes,...Daemon41,553Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:50 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health to be brought into habits of companionship with...Daemon5850Friday, September 14, 2018 11:17 PM
by renee talley 1 
Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.Daemon51,401Thursday, September 13, 2018 5:45 PM
by dave argo 
I forget who it was that recommended men for their soul's good to do each day two things they disliked: it was a wise man,...Daemon31,175Wednesday, September 12, 2018 12:31 PM
by Bully_rus 
Heroism feels and never reasons, and therefore is always right.Daemon51,136Tuesday, September 11, 2018 7:55 PM
by dave argo 
Deep unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism, a regeneration, the initiation into a new state.Daemon71,236Monday, September 10, 2018 10:01 PM
by renee talley 1 
There are two things that men should never weary of, goodness and humility; we get none too much of them in this rough world...Daemon51,075Sunday, September 9, 2018 7:12 PM
by draoubelkacem 
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.Daemon51,012Saturday, September 8, 2018 10:37 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Long brooding over those lost pleasures exaggerates their charm and sweetness.Daemon61,030Friday, September 7, 2018 4:08 PM
by Doodle Snackers 
No man knocks himself down; if his destiny knocks him down, his destiny must pick him up again.Daemon51,123Friday, September 7, 2018 11:10 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
She had resolved never again to belong to another than herself.Daemon91,081Wednesday, September 5, 2018 8:02 PM
by johnfl 
Before I do anything I feel that I have choice, and that influences what I do; but afterwards, when the thing is done, I...Daemon7755Tuesday, September 4, 2018 1:57 PM
by Jana D. Madill 
At the gates of the forest, the surprised man of the world is forced to leave his city estimates of great and small, wise and...Daemon5824Monday, September 3, 2018 2:54 PM
by ibj_ldn 
Revenge may be wicked, but it's natural.Daemon4749Sunday, September 2, 2018 8:40 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
A good man is a man who is good to us, and a bad man is a man who doesn't do what we want him to.Daemon4989Saturday, September 1, 2018 9:36 PM
by BarbaraB 
It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the society against the oppression of its rulers, but to guard one...Daemon6870Friday, August 31, 2018 4:56 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
It is as natural to die, as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful, as the other.Daemon5749Tuesday, August 28, 2018 10:29 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Who has not remarked the readiness with which the closest of friends and honestest of men suspect and accuse each other of...Daemon3678Monday, August 27, 2018 11:03 AM
by monamagda 
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.Daemon4816Sunday, August 26, 2018 7:43 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.Daemon101,490Sunday, August 26, 2018 6:47 AM
by thar 
There's enough sorrow in the world, isn't there, without trying to invent it.Daemon4699Friday, August 24, 2018 6:43 PM
by johnfl 
By humbly and frankly acknowledging yourself to be in the wrong, there is no knowing, my son, what good you may do.Daemon6826Thursday, August 23, 2018 2:18 PM
by monamagda 
Why did the old Persians hold the sea holy? Why did the Greeks give it a separate deity ... ? Surely all this is not without...Daemon4904Wednesday, August 22, 2018 2:57 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
It would be better to give up the notion of writing until you are better prepared ... You must not become a mere peddler of...Daemon101,016Wednesday, August 22, 2018 5:49 AM
by pedro 
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.Daemon61,236Tuesday, August 21, 2018 10:30 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
What a pity that in life we only get our lessons when they are of no use to us.Daemon4909Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:19 AM
by renee talley 1 
So much does friendship triumph over misfortune, that sorrows and sufferings vanish at the meeting not only of real friends,...Daemon5898Monday, August 20, 2018 12:03 AM
by MANJUICEBUBBLES 
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