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He of whom many are afraid ought to fear many.Daemon32,882Sunday, January 17, 2010 6:38 PM
by uuaschbaer 
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.Daemon38,305Saturday, January 16, 2010 10:35 PM
by jing 
A man dishonored is worse than dead.Daemon112,756Friday, January 15, 2010 4:04 AM
by jing 
'Tis an old maxim in the schools,
That flattery's the food of fools;
Yet now and then your men of wit
Daemon75,442Tuesday, January 12, 2010 8:48 PM
by DHeavyOne 
I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.Daemon99,936Monday, January 11, 2010 9:43 PM
by nooblet 
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.Daemon95,221Sunday, January 10, 2010 9:13 PM
by ardii 
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.Daemon122,155Saturday, January 9, 2010 7:34 PM
by ardii 
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, But in battalions!Daemon24,925Saturday, January 9, 2010 6:00 AM
by Debdatta Basu 
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.Daemon114,797Thursday, January 7, 2010 7:50 PM
by lostinasia 
Nothing can save us from a perpetual headlong fall into a bottomless abyss but a solid footing of dogma; and we no sooner...Daemon232,926Thursday, January 7, 2010 12:07 PM
by pi 
Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best.Daemon1612,036Wednesday, January 6, 2010 10:34 PM
by susanstar1234 
So wise so young, they say, do never live long.Daemon2010,681Wednesday, January 6, 2010 3:43 PM
by nooblet 
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.Daemon95,472Monday, January 4, 2010 8:07 PM
by ChildofTheKing 
There is no good ... in living in a society where you are merely the equal of everybody else. ... The true pleasure of life...Daemon133,884Sunday, January 3, 2010 8:56 PM
by sam33k 
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, But in battalions!Daemon129,493Saturday, January 2, 2010 10:40 PM
by susanstar1234 
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...Daemon01,156Saturday, January 2, 2010 12:00 AM
by Daemon 
Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated.Daemon11,656Friday, January 1, 2010 5:22 AM
by Geeman 
Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated.Daemon135,080Thursday, December 31, 2009 9:56 PM
by Sundus 
For my part I believe that remorse is the least active of all a man's moral senses—the very easiest to be deadened when...Daemon93,038Thursday, December 31, 2009 12:51 AM
by sandraleesmith46 
Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us—and those...Daemon114,141Saturday, December 19, 2009 7:51 PM
by Winnie 
The qualities of a second-rate writer can easily be defined, but a first-rate writer can only be experienced. It is just the...Daemon92,502Friday, December 18, 2009 8:04 PM
by nooblet 
A man dies still if he has done nothing, as one who has done much.Daemon285,419Friday, December 18, 2009 5:42 PM
by moorwood 
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.Daemon147,353Thursday, December 17, 2009 2:38 AM
by An 
Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little...
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Daemon355,454Tuesday, December 15, 2009 4:34 PM
by will 
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.Daemon115,373Monday, December 14, 2009 4:46 PM
by moorwood 
Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it.Daemon114,904Monday, December 14, 2009 5:52 AM
by sandraleesmith46 
I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a...Daemon104,262Sunday, December 13, 2009 7:35 AM
by rosabuzard 
The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves.Daemon41,996Saturday, December 12, 2009 8:50 AM
by ardii 
Language is wine upon the lips.Daemon207,338Saturday, December 12, 2009 6:18 AM
by Mast3rM1nd-RuL3z 
Trifles make the sum of life.Daemon117,324Friday, December 11, 2009 4:51 PM
by will 
Let us suppose, then, that we are dreaming, and that all these particulars—namely, the opening of the eyes, the motion of the...Daemon153,443Friday, December 11, 2009 4:40 PM
by will 
We (Americans) are the lavishest and showiest and most luxury-loving people on the earth; and at our masthead we fly one true...Daemon224,055Friday, December 11, 2009 4:29 PM
by will 
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.Daemon226,562Wednesday, December 9, 2009 10:12 AM
by vanniecons25 
Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers. Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the ladder...Daemon31,802Sunday, December 6, 2009 11:13 PM
by An 
Character is power.Daemon156,862Sunday, December 6, 2009 2:52 AM
by Geeman 
Man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally, he is...Daemon73,683Saturday, December 5, 2009 8:12 AM
by will 
The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.Daemon195,716Thursday, December 3, 2009 5:42 PM
by Winnie 
Politics have no relation to morals.Daemon198,786Wednesday, December 2, 2009 9:48 AM
by will 
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.Daemon1917,840Wednesday, December 2, 2009 9:41 AM
by will 
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.Daemon126,323Wednesday, December 2, 2009 9:33 AM
by will 
Rights! There are no rights whatever without corresponding duties.Daemon198,642Sunday, November 29, 2009 2:14 AM
by tanya 
Diffidence is a sort of false modesty.Daemon164,106Saturday, November 28, 2009 1:19 PM
by fossecci 
Of all those in the army close to the commander none is more intimate than the secret agent; of all rewards none more liberal...Daemon41,970Saturday, November 28, 2009 11:44 AM
by Christine 
It takes two flints to make a fire.Daemon268,166Friday, November 27, 2009 4:58 PM
by fossecci 
Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends...Things do not change; we change.Daemon194,774Friday, November 27, 2009 4:41 PM
by bushworlda 
I'll walk where my own nature would be leading: It vexes me to choose another guide.Daemon154,936Tuesday, November 24, 2009 5:34 PM
by doubutsuMother 
Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.Daemon1510,311Monday, November 23, 2009 5:43 AM
by pedro 
It is a wise father that knows his own child.Daemon1011,364Monday, November 23, 2009 5:07 AM
by tanya 
How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year!Daemon94,795Monday, November 23, 2009 4:47 AM
by tanya 
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.Daemon254,057Saturday, November 21, 2009 3:23 AM
by JayJay 
The same energy of character which renders a man a daring villain would have rendered him useful in society, had that society...Daemon122,983Saturday, November 21, 2009 2:50 AM
by redsxz 
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.Daemon109,679Sunday, November 15, 2009 11:34 PM
by Christine 
When I had youth I had no money; now I have the money I have no time; and when I get the time, if I ever do, I shall have no...Daemon143,447Sunday, November 15, 2009 1:27 AM
by redsxz 
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it...Daemon173,536Saturday, November 14, 2009 3:43 PM
by Chessapprentice 
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.Daemon63,709Friday, November 13, 2009 2:40 PM
by Geeman 
What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.Daemon2312,544Tuesday, November 10, 2009 8:56 PM
by Landa1987 
Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be!Daemon149,970Monday, November 9, 2009 10:07 PM
by DHeavyOne 
Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.Daemon22,155Monday, November 9, 2009 3:14 PM
by fred 
It is not good to have a rule of many.Daemon93,339Monday, November 9, 2009 9:33 AM
by fred 
He would make a lovely corpse.Daemon198,954Saturday, November 7, 2009 1:27 PM
by diana g 
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