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They say that none of us exists, except in the imagination of his fellows, other than as an intangible, invisible mentality.Daemon4626Tuesday, January 31, 2017 2:27 PM
by gerry 
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have given them to such a scoundrel.Daemon71,743Monday, January 30, 2017 12:47 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
There is so much in the world for us all if we only have the eyes to see it, and the heart to love it, and the hand to gather...Daemon6698Monday, January 30, 2017 1:30 AM
by srilalitha p 
To know, to esteem, to love, and then to part,
Makes up life's tale to many a feeling heart!
Daemon61,473Saturday, January 28, 2017 2:41 PM
by gerry 
Art is the most intense mode of Individualism that the world has known.Daemon91,120Friday, January 27, 2017 6:47 PM
by Verbatim 
What have wealth or grandeur to do with happiness?Daemon81,475Thursday, January 26, 2017 6:13 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
The world would do well to reflect, that injustice is in itself, to every generous and properly constituted mind, an injury,...Daemon3715Wednesday, January 25, 2017 8:20 PM
by monamagda 
No man can ever feel his own identity aright except his eyes be closed; as if darkness were indeed the proper element of our...Daemon4688Wednesday, January 25, 2017 1:04 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil—and, if they cannot, feel they have lost their liberty.Daemon4686Tuesday, January 24, 2017 4:35 PM
by Verbatim 
The philosopher is like a mountaineer who has with difficulty climbed a mountain for the sake of the sunrise, and arriving at...Daemon101,528Sunday, January 22, 2017 10:19 PM
by dave argo 
One of our first amusements as children (if we have any imagination at all) is to get out of our own characters, and to try...Daemon8765Saturday, January 21, 2017 6:07 PM
by Verbatim 
A married man forms married habits and becomes dependent on marriage just as a sailor becomes dependent on the sea.Daemon8774Friday, January 20, 2017 2:47 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
There is sorrow enough in the natural way
From men and women to fill our day;
But when we are certain of sorrow in...
Daemon4725Thursday, January 19, 2017 2:58 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man,...Daemon61,497Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:13 PM
by Verbatim 
Let us not tire of a good work, hard though it be and wearisome; think of the many little hearts that in their sorrow look to...Daemon3770Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:11 PM
by monamagda 
The man who is not loved hovers like a vulture over the sweetheart of others.Daemon6857Monday, January 16, 2017 2:30 PM
by monamagda 
The stains of her grief became her as raindrops do the beaten rose.Daemon5586Sunday, January 15, 2017 10:05 AM
by Bully_rus 
Danger lies in the writer becoming the victim of his own exaggeration ... and in the end coming to despise truth itself as...Daemon10575Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:03 AM
by Mehrdad77 
I have never felt lonesome, or in the least oppressed by a sense of solitude, but once, and that was a few weeks after I came...Daemon2432Friday, January 13, 2017 11:35 PM
by Verbatim 
I have never felt lonesome, or in the least oppressed by a sense of solitude, but once, and that wasDaemon7468Friday, January 13, 2017 10:34 AM
by Bully_rus 
You … know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections to each other: There is nothing like it in this world.Daemon5695Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:11 AM
by Bully_rus 
You never know what peace is until you walk on the shores or in the fields or along the winding red roads of Prince Edward...Daemon2535Wednesday, January 11, 2017 11:14 AM
by Bully_rus 
Pleasures are more beneficial than duties, because, like the quality of mercy, they are not strained, and they are twice blest.Daemon7868Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:08 PM
by Verbatim 
Whipping and abuse are like laudanum; you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.Daemon6833Monday, January 09, 2017 11:34 PM
by Seering Wangmo 
A woman moved is like a fountain troubled, muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty.Daemon101,765Sunday, January 08, 2017 4:50 PM
by monamagda 
When friends grow cold, and the converse of intimates languishes into vapid civility and commonplace, these [books] only...Daemon7661Saturday, January 07, 2017 6:52 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
Man sheds his grief as his skin sheds rain.Daemon101,659Friday, January 06, 2017 4:13 PM
by ChristopherJohnson 
Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy.Daemon91,579Thursday, January 05, 2017 12:37 PM
by Bully_rus 
For an artist to marry his model is as fatal as for a gourmet to marry his cook: the one gets no sittings, and the other gets...Daemon61,572Wednesday, January 04, 2017 4:34 PM
by dave argo 
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.Daemon9725Tuesday, January 03, 2017 6:32 PM
by monamagda 
Wealth should not be seized...for if a man take great wealth violently and perforce, or if he steal it through his tongue, as...Daemon8629Monday, January 02, 2017 2:02 PM
by monamagda 
Misery is manifold...as the rainbow; its hues are as various as the hues of that arch.Daemon7607Sunday, January 01, 2017 5:16 PM
by monamagda 
Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.Daemon13802Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:07 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
The nations of the earth are mostly swayed by fear—fear of the sort that a little cheap oratory turns easily to rage,...Daemon11866Friday, December 30, 2016 2:54 PM
by Buzzito 
The first springs of great events, like those of great rivers, are so often mean and so little that in decency they ought to...Daemon51,515Friday, December 30, 2016 2:20 PM
by monamagda 
If the injustice is part of the necessary friction of the machine of government, let it go, let it go; perchance it will wear...Daemon61,075Wednesday, December 28, 2016 6:17 PM
by a.nnjka 
Why is it that when you awake to the world of realities you nearly always feel, sometimes very vividly, that the vanished...Daemon6708Tuesday, December 27, 2016 2:36 PM
by Verbatim 
This simple accident of falling in love is as beneficial as it is astonishing.Daemon4659Monday, December 26, 2016 6:01 PM
by monamagda 
Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.Daemon9742Sunday, December 25, 2016 4:14 PM
by monamagda 
It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a...Daemon7596Saturday, December 24, 2016 12:00 PM
by Verbatim 
The eye, like a shattered mirror, multiplies the images of sorrow.Daemon81,746Friday, December 23, 2016 3:14 PM
by gerry 
Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder tales and gladly...Daemon6762Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:57 AM
by abrar 
There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind...Daemon9662Wednesday, December 21, 2016 1:39 PM
by monamagda 
I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently?Daemon7677Wednesday, December 21, 2016 2:07 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
There is but an inch of difference between the cushioned chamber and the padded cell.Daemon5654Monday, December 19, 2016 4:32 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
An American monkey,…after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus was wiser than many men.Daemon81,681Sunday, December 18, 2016 8:28 PM
by Paulo Rogério 7 
If I had followed my better judgment always, my life would have been a very dull one.Daemon61,222Saturday, December 17, 2016 12:01 PM
by monamagda 
How gladly would I meet
Mortality my sentence, and be earth
Insensible! how glad would lay me down
As in my...
Daemon10697Friday, December 16, 2016 11:41 PM
by Suzana.Vuksanovic 
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.Daemon71,003Thursday, December 15, 2016 4:05 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
Consequences are unpitying. Our deeds carry their terrible consequences, quite apart from any fluctuations that went...Daemon3603Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:19 PM
by monamagda 
Their zeal might sometimes be too ardent, but it was always sincere.Daemon5700Tuesday, December 13, 2016 2:33 PM
by Verbatim 
I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual.Daemon5869Sunday, December 11, 2016 4:40 PM
by monamagda 
I do know my own mind…The trouble is, my mind changes and then I have to get acquainted with it all over again.Daemon6931Sunday, December 11, 2016 12:18 AM
by KSPavan 
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little...Daemon2550Friday, December 09, 2016 4:53 AM
by Bully_rus 
To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.Daemon4677Thursday, December 08, 2016 1:53 PM
by gerry 
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a...Daemon7726Thursday, December 08, 2016 12:20 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
Of ambitions, it is less harmful, the ambition to prevail in great things, than that other, to appear in every thing; for...Daemon4868Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:21 PM
by monamagda 
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war.Daemon81,063Monday, December 05, 2016 6:37 PM
by Paulo Rogério 7 
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem.Daemon9951Monday, December 05, 2016 4:33 PM
by loycer 
It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavor; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.Daemon4534Saturday, December 03, 2016 6:28 PM
by gerry 
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