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There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds—not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder,...Daemon01,208Sunday, April 18, 2010 12:00 AM
by Daemon 
After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent...Daemon52,912Saturday, April 17, 2010 11:50 AM
by Kami 
A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.Daemon41,828Thursday, April 15, 2010 10:45 AM
by Sinya 
Man is by nature a political animal.Daemon83,469Wednesday, April 14, 2010 2:33 PM
by gabrielmar9 
If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt,...Daemon166,682Wednesday, April 14, 2010 7:54 AM
by caiqy001 
Religions are conclusions for which the facts of nature supply no major premises.Daemon92,440Monday, April 12, 2010 7:10 PM
by gradyone 
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts...Daemon32,268Monday, April 12, 2010 9:36 AM
by man in black 
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word.Daemon72,872Saturday, April 10, 2010 6:08 PM
by Cat 
Ugliness, n.: A gift of the gods to certain women, entailing virtue without humility.Daemon72,417Friday, April 9, 2010 6:30 PM
by nw3bk3y 
There's nothing new under the sun, but there are lots of old things we don't know.Daemon124,911Thursday, April 8, 2010 11:57 PM
by Ray 
The good befriend themselves.Daemon154,032Thursday, April 8, 2010 9:51 AM
by Hupomone 
In trouble to be troubled,
Is to have your trouble doubled.
Daemon83,428Monday, April 5, 2010 5:30 PM
by TFD 
All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established.Daemon83,613Sunday, April 4, 2010 3:14 PM
by will 
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment...Daemon273,451Sunday, April 4, 2010 3:10 PM
by will 
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her...Daemon63,103Friday, April 2, 2010 7:07 PM
by MolochTheMemeEater 
But most of us are apt to settle within ourselves that the man who blocks our way is odious, and not to mind causing him a...Daemon72,018Friday, April 2, 2010 12:22 PM
by macksam 
A fool cannot be an actor, though an actor may act a fool's part.Daemon103,100Friday, April 2, 2010 10:26 AM
by macksam 
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.Daemon53,213Wednesday, March 31, 2010 10:25 PM
by Ray 
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never...Daemon41,792Monday, March 29, 2010 4:02 PM
by sacsayhuaman 
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.Daemon132,818Monday, March 29, 2010 11:30 AM
by macksam 
One does not jump, and spring, and shout hurrah! at hearing one has got a fortune, one begins to consider responsibilities,...Daemon92,225Monday, March 29, 2010 11:27 AM
by macksam 
I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have...Daemon133,649Monday, March 29, 2010 11:22 AM
by macksam 
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose—a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.Daemon75,493Monday, March 29, 2010 11:17 AM
by macksam 
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.Daemon124,529Wednesday, March 24, 2010 5:17 PM
by will 
Wherever the standard of freedom and independence has been or shall be unfurled, there will her [America's] heart, her...Daemon102,640Wednesday, March 24, 2010 5:13 PM
by will 
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal...Daemon82,718Wednesday, March 24, 2010 5:05 PM
by will 
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune, for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of...Daemon812,528Saturday, March 20, 2010 5:29 PM
by Ellenrita 
Of all the bewildering things about a new country, the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and...Daemon112,351Saturday, March 20, 2010 12:07 AM
by Desiree 
I needed some real danger and some mortal risk to run, to tranquilize me.Daemon71,677Friday, March 19, 2010 9:28 AM
by Ellenrita 
True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it.Daemon62,193Friday, March 19, 2010 9:06 AM
by Ellenrita 
It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.Daemon153,046Wednesday, March 17, 2010 5:51 PM
by Carmelo 
Reason sits firm and holds the reins, and she will not let the feelings burst away and hurry her to wild chasms. The passions...Daemon103,259Wednesday, March 17, 2010 10:28 AM
by will 
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp...Daemon92,763Sunday, March 14, 2010 7:27 PM
by kisholoy mukherjee 
Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning, but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing.Daemon144,366Saturday, March 13, 2010 11:05 PM
by Ellenrita 
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.Daemon113,573Friday, March 12, 2010 6:41 PM
by NinjaMonkee 
Faith, n.: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
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Daemon395,689Friday, March 12, 2010 12:05 PM
by will 
The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.Daemon163,140Friday, March 12, 2010 12:01 PM
by will 
But men must know, that in this theater of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.Daemon163,268Friday, March 12, 2010 12:00 PM
by will 
In the multitude of middle-aged men who go about their vocations in a daily course determined for them much in the same way...Daemon51,828Friday, March 12, 2010 11:58 AM
by will 
Death is the only physician, the shadow of his valley the only journeying that will cure us of age and the gathering fatigue...Daemon111,986Friday, March 12, 2010 11:56 AM
by will 
Heathen, n.: A benighted creature who has the folly to worship something that he can see and feel.Daemon132,438Friday, March 12, 2010 11:54 AM
by will 
When writing about transcendental issues, be transcendentally clear.Daemon62,757Friday, March 12, 2010 12:26 AM
by Ellenrita 
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.Daemon64,427Friday, March 5, 2010 8:54 PM
by Ray 
She generally gave herself very good advice (though she very seldom followed it).Daemon114,221Friday, March 5, 2010 2:12 AM
by Ellenrita 
As large as life, and twice as natural.Daemon205,803Wednesday, March 3, 2010 8:06 PM
by ChildofTheKing 
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.Daemon82,995Tuesday, March 2, 2010 9:21 AM
by Slave 
Friends are an aid to the young, to guard them from error; to the elderly, to attend to their wants and to supplement their...Daemon112,573Monday, March 1, 2010 11:07 PM
by Ellenrita 
The most important of all sciences man can and must learn is the science of living so as to do the least evil and the...Daemon172,995Monday, March 1, 2010 12:34 AM
by bushhello 
The sun was like a great visiting presence that stimulated and took its due from all animal energy. When it flung wide its...Daemon61,997Saturday, February 27, 2010 3:15 PM
by bushhello 
Age, like woman, requires fit surroundings.Daemon31,548Friday, February 26, 2010 9:39 PM
by bushhello 
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.Daemon84,221Friday, February 26, 2010 7:52 PM
by bushhello 
Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing—a...Daemon162,365Friday, February 26, 2010 12:18 AM
by bushhello 
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.Daemon918,083Thursday, February 25, 2010 4:58 PM
by bushhello 
Equality, in a social sense, may be divided into that of condition and that of rights. Equality of condition is incompatible...Daemon42,101Tuesday, February 23, 2010 8:54 PM
by bushhello 
There is no good ... in living in a society where you are merely the equal of everybody else. ... The true pleasure of life...Daemon31,631Tuesday, February 23, 2010 3:36 PM
by bushhello 
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.Daemon147,354Sunday, February 21, 2010 6:09 PM
by Tovarish 
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best...Daemon83,952Saturday, February 20, 2010 9:59 PM
by Tovarish 
A truly good book…teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down and commence living on its hint. When I read an...Daemon32,271Friday, February 19, 2010 8:55 AM
by man in black 
The demagogue is usually sly, a detractor of others, a professor of humility and disinterestedness, a great stickler for...Daemon102,615Friday, February 19, 2010 8:52 AM
by man in black 
To hold the same views at forty as we held at twenty is to have been stupefied for a score of years, and take rank, not as a...Daemon122,813Friday, February 19, 2010 8:49 AM
by man in black 
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