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All visible objects ... are but as pasteboard masks.Daemon41,257Wednesday, September 19, 2018 2:01 PM
by capitán 
Let's not borrow trouble ... The rate of interest is too high.Daemon61,084Tuesday, 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...Daemon5921Monday, 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.Daemon5871Sunday, 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,...Daemon42,025Saturday, 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...Daemon5923Friday, 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.Daemon51,457Thursday, 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,...Daemon31,227Wednesday, September 12, 2018 12:31 PM
by Bully_rus 
Heroism feels and never reasons, and therefore is always right.Daemon51,187Tuesday, 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.Daemon71,284Monday, 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...Daemon51,134Sunday, September 9, 2018 7:12 PM
by draoubelkacem 
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.Daemon51,065Saturday, September 8, 2018 10:37 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Long brooding over those lost pleasures exaggerates their charm and sweetness.Daemon61,078Friday, 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.Daemon51,165Friday, September 7, 2018 11:10 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
She had resolved never again to belong to another than herself.Daemon91,128Wednesday, 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...Daemon7795Tuesday, 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...Daemon5853Monday, September 3, 2018 2:54 PM
by ibj_ldn 
Revenge may be wicked, but it's natural.Daemon4780Sunday, 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.Daemon41,034Saturday, 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...Daemon6907Friday, 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.Daemon5782Tuesday, 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...Daemon3719Monday, August 27, 2018 11:03 AM
by monamagda 
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.Daemon4840Sunday, 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.Daemon101,522Sunday, August 26, 2018 6:47 AM
by thar 
There's enough sorrow in the world, isn't there, without trying to invent it.Daemon4726Friday, 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.Daemon6854Thursday, 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...Daemon4923Wednesday, 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...Daemon101,054Wednesday, August 22, 2018 5:49 AM
by pedro 
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.Daemon61,291Tuesday, 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.Daemon4933Tuesday, 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,...Daemon5931Monday, August 20, 2018 12:03 AM
by MANJUICEBUBBLES 
Never are voices so beautiful as on a winter's evening, when dusk almost hides the body, and they seem to issue from...Daemon3901Saturday, August 18, 2018 11:54 AM
by coag 
It is when suffering finds a voice and sets our nerves quivering that this pity comes troubling us.Daemon4863Friday, August 17, 2018 6:54 AM
by julia1919 
Accountability, n.: The mother of caution.Daemon41,031Friday, August 17, 2018 6:44 AM
by sebastian1990 
Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men...Daemon61,303Friday, August 17, 2018 6:26 AM
by cris33 
Human feeling is like the mighty rivers that bless the earth: it does not wait for beauty—it flows with resistless force and...Daemon5801Friday, August 17, 2018 6:05 AM
by marcos28 
Brains are at a discount in the married state. There is no demand for them, no appreciation even.Daemon4889Thursday, August 16, 2018 9:34 PM
by monamagda 
Better than man doth woman understand children, but man is more childish than woman.Daemon8885Wednesday, August 15, 2018 11:56 PM
by Articulate Dreamer 
To learn is not to know; there are the learners and the learned. Memory makes the one, philosophy the other.Daemon71,048Tuesday, August 14, 2018 10:19 PM
by Doodle Snackers 
Ocean, n.: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man—who has no gills.Daemon51,076Monday, August 13, 2018 2:56 PM
by renee talley 1 
Men are all right for friends, but as soon as you marry them they turn into cranky old fathers, even the wild ones. They...Daemon9805Sunday, August 12, 2018 8:22 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious.Daemon51,137Saturday, August 11, 2018 10:29 PM
by dave argo 
Nothing in the world is harder than speaking the truth and nothing easier than flattery.Daemon3889Friday, August 10, 2018 2:17 PM
by ibj_ldn 
My kind of loyalty was loyalty to one's country, not to its institutions or its office-holders. The country is the real...Daemon13945Thursday, August 9, 2018 3:36 PM
by FounDit 
The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it will in turn...Daemon7827Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:35 PM
by renee talley 1 
Men's lives are as thoroughly blended with each other as the air they breathe: evil spreads as necessarily as disease.Daemon4869Tuesday, August 7, 2018 11:44 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
When I talk of eyes, the stars come out! Whose eyes are they? If they are angels' eyes, why do they look down here and see...Daemon4810Monday, August 6, 2018 9:18 AM
by Bully_rus 
We must have felt what it is to die ... that we may appreciate the enjoyments of living.Daemon7827Sunday, August 5, 2018 10:59 PM
by dave argo 
It's worth a fellow's while to be born into the world, if only to fall right asleep.Daemon61,346Saturday, August 4, 2018 6:22 PM
by monamagda 
I came into this world, not chiefly to make this a good place to live in, but to live in it, be it good or bad.Daemon5820Friday, August 3, 2018 10:16 PM
by renee talley 1 
It is sometimes a little lonely to be surrounded everywhere by a happiness that is not your own.Daemon71,093Thursday, August 2, 2018 6:02 PM
by renee talley 1 
One of the strange things about living in the world is that it is only now and then one is quite sure one is going to live...Daemon6955Wednesday, August 1, 2018 10:30 PM
by renee talley 1 
We love flattery even though we are not deceived by it, because it shows that we are of importance enough to be courted.Daemon51,003Wednesday, August 1, 2018 1:28 AM
by renee talley 1 
The greatest trust, between man and man, is the trust of giving counsel. For in other confidences, men commit the parts of...Daemon3706Monday, July 30, 2018 10:54 AM
by Bully_rus 
You and I, dear reader, are each the center of the universe in our respective opinions. You, as I understand it, were brought...Daemon5870Sunday, July 29, 2018 2:20 PM
by dave argo 
History is made by men, but they do not make it in their heads. The ideas that are born in their consciousness play an...Daemon3996Saturday, July 28, 2018 11:47 AM
by Bully_rus 
Nothing can be so quick and sudden as the operations of the mind, especially when hope, or fear, or jealousy, to which the...Daemon41,028Friday, July 27, 2018 3:03 PM
by Bully_rus 
Thus do I counsel you, my friends: distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!Daemon51,020Thursday, July 26, 2018 3:53 PM
by FounDit 
Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to...Daemon3712Wednesday, July 25, 2018 3:17 PM
by Bully_rus 
There can be no covenants between men and lions, wolves and lambs can never be of one mind, but hate each other out and out.Daemon5967Tuesday, July 24, 2018 10:57 AM
by monamagda 
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