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Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they...Daemon41,125Monday, March 6, 2017 12:38 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the...Daemon4870Sunday, March 5, 2017 11:58 AM
by monamagda 
Sometimes I wonder why God ever trusts talent in the hands of women, they usually make such an infernal mess of it. I think...Daemon81,754Saturday, March 4, 2017 8:26 PM
by Joel Souza 
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.Daemon5967Friday, March 3, 2017 6:58 PM
by olddogg eleventy2 
Habit, n.: A shackle for the free.Daemon61,282Thursday, March 2, 2017 5:55 PM
by Verbatim 
If a governor comes out of his government rich, they say he has been a thief; and if he comes out poor, that he has been a...Daemon51,035Wednesday, March 1, 2017 2:22 PM
by dave argo 
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue.Daemon41,414Tuesday, February 28, 2017 4:22 PM
by Verbatim 
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.Daemon3992Monday, February 27, 2017 1:24 PM
by ChristopherJohnson 
The sea—this truth must be confessed—has no generosity. No display of manly qualities—courage, hardihood, endurance,...Daemon51,161Sunday, February 26, 2017 7:42 PM
by Verbatim 
Awake, arise, or be forever fallen!Daemon81,626Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:59 PM
by monamagda 
That's the reason they're called lessons...because they lessen from day to day.Daemon61,214Friday, February 24, 2017 2:02 PM
by monamagda 
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.Daemon51,202Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:32 PM
by Verbatim 
I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged.Daemon41,248Thursday, February 23, 2017 6:49 AM
by katsia 
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.Daemon44,900Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:48 PM
by ChristopherJohnson 
Too much work and too much energy kill a man just as effectively as too much assorted vice or too much drink.Daemon41,491Monday, February 20, 2017 2:32 PM
by ChristopherJohnson 
I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views.Daemon41,371Sunday, February 19, 2017 12:43 PM
by Bully_rus 
I never reasoned on what I should do, but what I had done; as if my Reason had her eyes behind, and could only see backwards.Daemon51,864Sunday, February 19, 2017 3:56 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
Oh, the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called Man! Oh, the little that unhinges it: poor creatures that we...Daemon31,057Friday, February 17, 2017 12:23 PM
by Bully_rus 
The inward pleasure of imparting pleasure—that is the choicest of all.Daemon51,131Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:06 PM
by Verbatim 
In matters of thought and conduct, to be independent is to be abnormal, to be abnormal is to be detested.Daemon41,173Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:12 PM
by dave argo 
He would always feel for her that impersonal admiration which is inspired by anything very large, like the Empire State...Daemon91,845Tuesday, February 14, 2017 5:43 PM
by thar 
To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.Daemon51,150Monday, February 13, 2017 11:27 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
A nation never falls but by suicide.Daemon61,265Sunday, February 12, 2017 1:48 PM
by progpen 
Man's desire for the approval of his fellows is so strong, his dread of their censure so violent, that he himself has brought...Daemon81,025Sunday, February 12, 2017 1:42 PM
by progpen 
To act with doubleness towards a man whose own conduct was double, was so near an approach to virtue that it deserved to be...Daemon3901Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:35 AM
by monamagda 
In any really good subject, one has only to probe deep enough to come to tears.Daemon3884Friday, February 10, 2017 2:47 PM
by monamagda 
I never deal in transformations, for they are not honest, and no respectable sorceress likes to make things appear to be what...Daemon4940Wednesday, February 8, 2017 6:07 PM
by dave argo 
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.Daemon62,137Tuesday, February 7, 2017 7:10 PM
by thar 
The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it...Daemon4867Monday, February 6, 2017 2:04 PM
by monamagda 
Deep versed in books and shallow in himself.Daemon51,713Sunday, February 5, 2017 11:39 AM
by Bully_rus 
Girls are so queer you never know what they mean. They say No when they mean Yes, and drive a man out of his wits for the fun...Daemon71,389Saturday, February 4, 2017 10:14 PM
by Gary98 
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.Daemon61,130Friday, February 3, 2017 11:39 PM
by Verbatim 
I am almost frighted out of my seven senses.Daemon61,298Thursday, February 2, 2017 5:15 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.Daemon71,369Wednesday, February 1, 2017 1:24 PM
by gerry 
They say that none of us exists, except in the imagination of his fellows, other than as an intangible, invisible mentality.Daemon4995Tuesday, 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.Daemon72,406Monday, 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...Daemon61,152Monday, 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!
Daemon62,197Saturday, January 28, 2017 2:41 PM
by gerry 
Art is the most intense mode of Individualism that the world has known.Daemon91,938Friday, January 27, 2017 6:47 PM
by Verbatim 
What have wealth or grandeur to do with happiness?Daemon82,272Thursday, 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,...Daemon31,048Wednesday, 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...Daemon41,056Wednesday, 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.Daemon41,028Tuesday, 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...Daemon102,170Sunday, 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...Daemon81,203Saturday, 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.Daemon81,162Friday, 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...
Daemon41,088Thursday, 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,...Daemon62,259Wednesday, 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...Daemon31,183Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:11 PM
by monamagda 
The man who is not loved hovers like a vulture over the sweetheart of others.Daemon61,245Monday, January 16, 2017 2:30 PM
by monamagda 
The stains of her grief became her as raindrops do the beaten rose.Daemon5953Sunday, 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...Daemon10896Saturday, 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...Daemon2716Friday, 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 wasDaemon7830Friday, 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.Daemon5964Thursday, 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...Daemon2828Wednesday, 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.Daemon71,229Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:08 PM
by Verbatim 
Whipping and abuse are like laudanum; you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.Daemon61,204Monday, January 9, 2017 11:34 PM
by Seering Wangmo 
A woman moved is like a fountain troubled, muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty.Daemon102,483Sunday, January 8, 2017 4:50 PM
by monamagda 
When friends grow cold, and the converse of intimates languishes into vapid civility and commonplace, these [books] only...Daemon71,099Saturday, January 7, 2017 6:52 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
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