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Novels so often provide an anodyne and not an antidote, glide one into torpid slumbers instead of rousing one with a burning...Daemon51,011Monday, November 28, 2016 4:43 PM
by MelissaMe 
I realized that ritual will always mean throwing away something; destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods.Daemon8608Sunday, November 27, 2016 6:05 PM
by Peter O'Connor - Dundalk 
Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.Daemon3621Saturday, November 26, 2016 12:08 PM
by Bully_rus 
A prisoner...is unfortunate in two ways—because he has done something wrong and because he is deprived of his liberty....Daemon8707Friday, November 25, 2016 2:48 PM
by Sarrriesfan 
Did it ever strike you, on such a morning as this, that drowning would be happiness and peace?Daemon5714Thursday, November 24, 2016 1:01 PM
by Ricardo Zuniga 
Reason itself is true and just, but the reason of every particular man is weak and wavering, perpetually swayed and turned by...Daemon6707Wednesday, November 23, 2016 5:08 PM
by Verbatim 
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives—of approving of some and disapproving...Daemon8825Tuesday, November 22, 2016 10:04 PM
by dave argo 
Friendless, adj.: Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense.Daemon6739Monday, November 21, 2016 2:38 PM
by Verbatim 
We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them....Daemon7658Sunday, November 20, 2016 2:13 PM
by dave argo 
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen...Daemon5614Saturday, November 19, 2016 5:03 PM
by gerry 
With Women, we speak of "love", "duty", "right", "wrong", "pity", "hope", and other irrational and emotional conceptions,...Daemon6738Friday, November 18, 2016 7:45 PM
by Ricardo Zuniga 
The Tin Woodman knew very well he had no heart, and therefore he took great care never to be cruel or unkind to anything.Daemon62,344Thursday, November 17, 2016 1:55 PM
by monamagda 
I shall ask for brains instead of a heart; for a fool would not know what to do with a heart if he had one.Daemon8786Wednesday, November 16, 2016 7:43 PM
by MelissaMe 
All things are admired either because they are new or because they are great.Daemon7653Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:10 PM
by dave argo 
He had but one eye, and the popular prejudice runs in favor of two.Daemon7923Monday, November 14, 2016 2:38 PM
by gerry 
Of great riches there is no real use, except it be in the distribution.Daemon7669Sunday, November 13, 2016 2:58 PM
by Bully_rus 
It is the power of thought which gives man the mastery over nature.Daemon9810Saturday, November 12, 2016 5:21 PM
by Verbatim 
There's none so blind as they that won't see.Daemon8964Friday, November 11, 2016 4:35 PM
by monamagda 
All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.Daemon8811Thursday, November 10, 2016 1:33 PM
by monamagda 
Fiddle, n.: An instrument to tickle human ears by friction of a horse's tail on the entrails of a cat.Daemon3698Wednesday, November 09, 2016 2:52 AM
by Bully_rus 
There is a God in Heaven who will not forget to punish the wicked or reward the good; and it is not fitting that honest men...Daemon6765Tuesday, November 08, 2016 3:13 PM
by FounDit 
We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity.Daemon3750Tuesday, November 08, 2016 11:28 AM
by monamagda 
Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps as few know their own strength. It is in men as in...Daemon4644Sunday, November 06, 2016 3:44 PM
by capitán 
Few are the hearts whose happy lot it is at once to recognize in each other's voices the partner intended for them by...Daemon5789Saturday, November 05, 2016 7:58 PM
by Verbatim 
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.Daemon91,060Saturday, November 05, 2016 7:13 AM
by Barbara S 
To come with a well-informed mind is to come with an inability of administering to the vanity of others, which a sensible...Daemon82,013Saturday, November 05, 2016 6:34 AM
by Barbara S 
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase,...Daemon4711Friday, November 04, 2016 1:02 PM
by monamagda 
Nothing is so great an instance of ill manners as flattery. If you flatter all the company, you please none: if you flatter...Daemon6720Thursday, November 03, 2016 11:17 AM
by Bully_rus 
To found principles of government upon too advantageous an estimate of the human character is an error of inexperience, the...Daemon4840Wednesday, November 02, 2016 6:16 PM
by monamagda 
Death is a dignitary who when he comes announced is to be received with formal manifestations of respect, even by those most...Daemon5869Tuesday, November 01, 2016 4:50 PM
by monamagda 
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes, and prism are all very good words for the lips: especially prunes and prism.Daemon8984Tuesday, November 01, 2016 10:03 AM
by ithink140 
She might hate me, and revile me, and heap indignity after indignity upon me, as she already had, until I should have hated...Daemon8925Monday, October 31, 2016 6:40 PM
by MelissaMe 
Folklore, legends, myths, and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a...Daemon7787Sunday, October 30, 2016 2:27 AM
by Absurdicuss 
Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.Daemon4714Saturday, October 29, 2016 12:52 PM
by Bully_rus 
Affection is the broadest basis of good in life.Daemon7877Friday, October 28, 2016 3:47 PM
by gerry 
All the learnin' my father ever paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and the alphabet at th' other.Daemon81,103Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:09 PM
by monamagda 
There are strings … in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.Daemon51,052Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:08 PM
by Verbatim 
Pain like mine demands new modes of song.Daemon6906Tuesday, October 25, 2016 1:33 PM
by monamagda 
To depend upon a profession is a less odious form of slavery than to depend upon a father.Daemon10939Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:05 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
Any one who has gumption knows what it is, and any one who hasn't can never know what it is. So there is no need of defining it.Daemon3996Sunday, October 23, 2016 11:16 AM
by Bully_rus 
In the bosoms of this people, thus heterogeneously composed, there was burning, kindled at different furnaces, but all...Daemon73,523Friday, October 21, 2016 10:27 PM
by Godsdata 
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by...Daemon8806Thursday, October 20, 2016 2:16 PM
by Bully_rus 
To those who view the voyage of life from the port of departure the bark that has accomplished any considerable distance...Daemon3824Thursday, October 20, 2016 9:14 AM
by Bully_rus 
Where words fail, music speaks.Daemon7887Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:49 AM
by The Grand Chawhee 
Be not penny-wise; riches have wings, and sometimes they fly away of themselves.Daemon5698Saturday, October 15, 2016 11:54 AM
by MelissaMe 
He did each single thing, as if he did nothing else.Daemon91,061Friday, October 14, 2016 12:33 PM
by Bully_rus 
Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars,...Daemon4791Thursday, October 13, 2016 4:14 PM
by The Grand Chawhee 
It seems to me a hard case to make slaves of those whom God and nature have made free.Daemon6755Wednesday, October 12, 2016 5:37 PM
by gerry 
Religious discord has lost her sting; the cumbrous weapons of theological warfare are antiquated; the field of politics...Daemon7728Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:28 PM
by Bully_rus 
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.Daemon10933Tuesday, October 11, 2016 12:54 AM
by The Grand Chawhee 
Men become old, but they never become good.Daemon131,260Monday, October 10, 2016 3:12 AM
by Shulamit 
Though home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit answered to, in strongest...Daemon4668Sunday, October 09, 2016 12:25 PM
by MelissaMe 
An absolute monarchy is one in which the sovereign does as he pleases so long as he pleases the assassins.Daemon6858Sunday, October 09, 2016 12:15 PM
by ChristopherJohnson 
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.Daemon131,014Friday, October 07, 2016 10:28 PM
by capitán 
The evolution of man is slow. The injustice of men is great.Daemon5781Thursday, October 06, 2016 4:57 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.Daemon141,182Thursday, October 06, 2016 1:29 AM
by Bully_rus 
The soldier never becomes wholly familiar with the conception of his foes as men like himself; he cannot divest himself of...Daemon121,123Monday, October 03, 2016 10:05 PM
by FounDit 
Feast, n.: A festival. A religious celebration usually signalized by gluttony and drunkenness, frequently in honor of some...Daemon4795Monday, October 03, 2016 9:51 AM
by Bully_rus 
But faithfulness can feed on suffering,
And knows no disappointment.
Daemon111,175Sunday, October 02, 2016 1:55 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
The properties of ink are peculiar and contradictory: it may be used to make reputations and unmake them; to blacken them and...Daemon51,958Saturday, October 01, 2016 11:22 PM
by Absurdicuss 
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