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It is curious how instinctively one protects the image of oneself from idolatry or any other handling that could make it...Daemon2190Today at 4:05:59 AM
by KSPavan 
Falsehood is so easy, truth so difficult.Daemon10743Yesterday at 2:36:01 PM
by FounDit 
Acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. A degree of friendship...Daemon5617Monday, July 15, 2019 9:41 AM
by Bully_rus 
It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done.Daemon6477Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:49 PM
by Ajike Omooba 
A fair result can be obtained only by fully stating and balancing the facts and arguments on both sides of each question.Daemon4866Saturday, July 13, 2019 7:41 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
The power of doing anything with quickness is always prized much by the possessor, and often without any attention to the...Daemon7811Friday, July 12, 2019 10:51 PM
by Verbatim 
As the viper, though it kills with it, does not deserve to be blamed for the poison it carries, as it is a gift of nature,...Daemon7912Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:28 PM
by Ajike Omooba 
Love is invisible, and comes in and goes out as he likes, without anyone calling him to account for what he does.Daemon7929Wednesday, July 10, 2019 7:05 PM
by Ajike Omooba 
You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.Daemon11922Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:45 PM
by Ajike Omooba 
In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.Daemon12952Monday, July 8, 2019 9:50 PM
by Verbatim 
The most practical and important thing about a man is still his view of the universe...We think that for a general about to...Daemon6794Sunday, July 7, 2019 4:04 PM
by monamagda 
Ambition is like choler, which is a humor that maketh men active, earnest, full of alacrity, and stirring, if it be not...Daemon61,114Saturday, July 6, 2019 6:50 PM
by Verbatim 
Every tale must end at last.Daemon5793Friday, July 5, 2019 10:55 AM
by monamagda 
Buy an annuity cheap, and make your life interesting to yourself and everybody else that watches the speculation.Daemon5833Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:00 PM
by monamagda 
If we used money to buy things with, instead of love and kindness and the desire to please one another, then we should be no...Daemon8869Wednesday, July 3, 2019 1:32 PM
by monamagda 
What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we are told expressly.Daemon71,059Tuesday, July 2, 2019 9:28 AM
by mudbudda669 
You think that you are Ann's suitor; that you are the pursuer and she the pursued; that it is your part to woo, to persuade,...Daemon8971Monday, July 1, 2019 4:31 PM
by taurine 
Accursed be he that first invented war.Daemon6967Sunday, June 30, 2019 8:14 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
We are very fond of some families because they can be traced beyond the Conquest, whereas indeed the farther back, the worse,...Daemon111,770Saturday, June 29, 2019 6:07 PM
by Verbatim 
Nature has left this tincture in the blood,
That all men would be tyrants if they could.
Daemon7942Friday, June 28, 2019 6:07 PM
by FounDit 
An utterly fearless man is a far more dangerous comrade than a coward.Daemon7971Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:37 PM
by Aishi68 
How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong.Daemon101,063Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:32 PM
by Aishi68 
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.Daemon61,013Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:26 PM
by Aishi68 
Misery generates hate.Daemon131,160Monday, June 24, 2019 10:08 PM
by Verbatim 
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get...Daemon7998Sunday, June 23, 2019 7:55 PM
by Awesome O'Possum 
Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever fresh and radiant possibility.Daemon51,000Saturday, June 22, 2019 9:46 AM
by monamagda 
It is unsafe to take your reader for more of a fool than he is.Daemon121,019Friday, June 21, 2019 3:46 PM
by Doodle Snackers 
The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.Daemon8938Thursday, June 20, 2019 2:53 PM
by monamagda 
Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.Daemon71,034Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:38 PM
by monamagda 
Everything is self-evident.Daemon111,069Wednesday, June 19, 2019 3:06 AM
by thar 
How easy it is for one benevolent being to diffuse pleasure around him; and how truly is a kind heart a fountain of gladness,...Daemon7933Monday, June 17, 2019 8:46 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.Daemon91,011Sunday, June 16, 2019 3:40 PM
by Ozymandias_Veidt 
Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others.Daemon81,040Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:25 AM
by taurine 
A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to...Daemon81,027Friday, June 14, 2019 8:28 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
I love good sense above all, perhaps because I have none.Daemon7887Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:03 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
I distrust Great Men. They produce a desert of uniformity around them and often a pool of blood too, and I always feel a...Daemon111,170Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:48 AM
by monamagda 
To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.Daemon8871Tuesday, June 11, 2019 12:56 PM
by FounDit 
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects...Daemon11908Monday, June 10, 2019 3:26 PM
by johnfl 
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness.Daemon225,515Monday, June 10, 2019 8:47 AM
by Donrob 
In a time of turbulence and change, it is more true than ever that knowledge is power.Daemon7897Sunday, June 9, 2019 12:04 PM
by monamagda 
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.Daemon71,117Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:33 AM
by monamagda 
If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.Daemon6781Friday, June 7, 2019 10:48 PM
by Milica Boghunovich 
Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.Daemon13944Thursday, June 6, 2019 1:05 PM
by monamagda 
History fades into fable; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy; the inscription molders from the tablet; the...Daemon18928Thursday, June 6, 2019 9:08 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
Great joy, especially after a sudden change and revolution of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the...Daemon7990Tuesday, June 4, 2019 1:23 PM
by monamagda 
Art requires neither complaisance nor politeness; nothing but faith, faith and freedom.Daemon9922Monday, June 3, 2019 12:20 PM
by mudbudda669 
He died...of a broken heart, a distemper which kills many more than is generally imagined.Daemon8828Sunday, June 2, 2019 12:32 PM
by Robin L 
The important thing was to love rather than to be loved.Daemon51,201Saturday, June 1, 2019 7:32 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands...Daemon7956Friday, May 31, 2019 12:28 PM
by monamagda 
The right time is any time that one is still so lucky as to have.Daemon71,033Thursday, May 30, 2019 1:00 PM
by monamagda 
Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.Daemon111,011Wednesday, May 29, 2019 9:35 PM
by Fresh xMiNix 
To believe in a child is to believe in the future. Through their aspirations they will save the world. With their combined...Daemon91,003Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:49 PM
by monamagda 
Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.Daemon71,113Monday, May 27, 2019 8:00 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can...Daemon91,087Monday, May 27, 2019 11:48 AM
by FounDit 
Failure or success seem to have been allotted to men by their stars. But they retain the power of wriggling, of fighting with...Daemon52,226Saturday, May 25, 2019 9:09 AM
by Bully_rus 
All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have...Daemon91,124Friday, May 24, 2019 1:36 PM
by monamagda 
Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.Daemon6989Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:40 PM
by monamagda 
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.Daemon81,295Wednesday, May 22, 2019 2:52 PM
by monamagda 
I keep six honest serving-men
(They taught me all I knew);
Their names are What and Why and When
And How and...
Daemon91,167Tuesday, May 21, 2019 6:54 PM
by Paulo Rogério 7 
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.Daemon131,271Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:25 AM
by KSPavan 
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