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Why did the old Persians hold the sea holy? Why did the Greeks give it a separate deity ... ? Surely all this is not without...Daemon4911Wednesday, August 22, 2018 2:57 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
It would be better to give up the notion of writing until you are better prepared ... You must not become a mere peddler of...Daemon101,029Wednesday, August 22, 2018 5:49 AM
by pedro 
Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.Daemon61,250Tuesday, August 21, 2018 10:30 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
What a pity that in life we only get our lessons when they are of no use to us.Daemon4920Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:19 AM
by renee talley 1 
So much does friendship triumph over misfortune, that sorrows and sufferings vanish at the meeting not only of real friends,...Daemon5908Monday, August 20, 2018 12:03 AM
by MANJUICEBUBBLES 
Never are voices so beautiful as on a winter's evening, when dusk almost hides the body, and they seem to issue from...Daemon3885Saturday, August 18, 2018 11:54 AM
by coag 
It is when suffering finds a voice and sets our nerves quivering that this pity comes troubling us.Daemon4843Friday, August 17, 2018 6:54 AM
by julia1919 
Accountability, n.: The mother of caution.Daemon41,000Friday, August 17, 2018 6:44 AM
by sebastian1990 
Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men...Daemon61,273Friday, August 17, 2018 6:26 AM
by cris33 
Human feeling is like the mighty rivers that bless the earth: it does not wait for beauty—it flows with resistless force and...Daemon5787Friday, August 17, 2018 6:05 AM
by marcos28 
Brains are at a discount in the married state. There is no demand for them, no appreciation even.Daemon4849Thursday, August 16, 2018 9:34 PM
by monamagda 
Better than man doth woman understand children, but man is more childish than woman.Daemon8860Wednesday, August 15, 2018 11:56 PM
by Articulate Dreamer 
To learn is not to know; there are the learners and the learned. Memory makes the one, philosophy the other.Daemon71,013Tuesday, August 14, 2018 10:19 PM
by Doodle Snackers 
Ocean, n.: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man—who has no gills.Daemon51,056Monday, August 13, 2018 2:56 PM
by renee talley 1 
Men are all right for friends, but as soon as you marry them they turn into cranky old fathers, even the wild ones. They...Daemon9764Sunday, August 12, 2018 8:22 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious.Daemon51,098Saturday, August 11, 2018 10:29 PM
by dave argo 
Nothing in the world is harder than speaking the truth and nothing easier than flattery.Daemon3851Friday, August 10, 2018 2:17 PM
by ibj_ldn 
My kind of loyalty was loyalty to one's country, not to its institutions or its office-holders. The country is the real...Daemon13897Thursday, August 9, 2018 3:36 PM
by FounDit 
The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it will in turn...Daemon7775Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:35 PM
by renee talley 1 
Men's lives are as thoroughly blended with each other as the air they breathe: evil spreads as necessarily as disease.Daemon4848Tuesday, August 7, 2018 11:44 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
When I talk of eyes, the stars come out! Whose eyes are they? If they are angels' eyes, why do they look down here and see...Daemon4790Monday, August 6, 2018 9:18 AM
by Bully_rus 
We must have felt what it is to die ... that we may appreciate the enjoyments of living.Daemon7804Sunday, August 5, 2018 10:59 PM
by dave argo 
It's worth a fellow's while to be born into the world, if only to fall right asleep.Daemon61,302Saturday, August 4, 2018 6:22 PM
by monamagda 
I came into this world, not chiefly to make this a good place to live in, but to live in it, be it good or bad.Daemon5801Friday, August 3, 2018 10:16 PM
by renee talley 1 
It is sometimes a little lonely to be surrounded everywhere by a happiness that is not your own.Daemon71,071Thursday, August 2, 2018 6:02 PM
by renee talley 1 
One of the strange things about living in the world is that it is only now and then one is quite sure one is going to live...Daemon6932Wednesday, August 1, 2018 10:30 PM
by renee talley 1 
We love flattery even though we are not deceived by it, because it shows that we are of importance enough to be courted.Daemon5985Wednesday, August 1, 2018 1:28 AM
by renee talley 1 
The greatest trust, between man and man, is the trust of giving counsel. For in other confidences, men commit the parts of...Daemon3691Monday, July 30, 2018 10:54 AM
by Bully_rus 
You and I, dear reader, are each the center of the universe in our respective opinions. You, as I understand it, were brought...Daemon5853Sunday, July 29, 2018 2:20 PM
by dave argo 
History is made by men, but they do not make it in their heads. The ideas that are born in their consciousness play an...Daemon3982Saturday, July 28, 2018 11:47 AM
by Bully_rus 
Nothing can be so quick and sudden as the operations of the mind, especially when hope, or fear, or jealousy, to which the...Daemon41,008Friday, July 27, 2018 3:03 PM
by Bully_rus 
Thus do I counsel you, my friends: distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!Daemon51,001Thursday, July 26, 2018 3:53 PM
by FounDit 
Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to...Daemon3690Wednesday, July 25, 2018 3:17 PM
by Bully_rus 
There can be no covenants between men and lions, wolves and lambs can never be of one mind, but hate each other out and out.Daemon5953Tuesday, July 24, 2018 10:57 AM
by monamagda 
Think not, is my eleventh commandment; and sleep when you can, is my twelfth.Daemon61,104Tuesday, July 24, 2018 12:04 AM
by Joel Souza 
Revolutions are usually accompanied by a considerable effusion of blood, but are accounted worth it—this appraisement being...Daemon6991Sunday, July 22, 2018 6:11 PM
by dave argo 
Where does a wise man hide a leaf? In the forest. But what does he do if there is no forest? ... He grows a forest to hide it...Daemon51,028Saturday, July 21, 2018 2:53 PM
by Bully_rus 
Are not there little chapters in everybody's life, that seem to be nothing, and yet affect all the rest of the history?Daemon41,097Friday, July 20, 2018 3:02 PM
by Bully_rus 
There is a good deal of satisfaction about being thoroughly miserable; but nobody likes a fit of the blues.Daemon61,051Thursday, July 19, 2018 5:47 PM
by Milica Boghunovich 
I never make exceptions. An exception disproves the rule.Daemon7737Wednesday, July 18, 2018 9:23 AM
by ibj_ldn 
It's all very well to read about sorrows and imagine yourself living through them heroically, but it's not so nice when you...Daemon5790Tuesday, July 17, 2018 2:23 PM
by Bully_rus 
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it—namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing,...Daemon61,255Monday, July 16, 2018 1:22 PM
by ibj_ldn 
We are not rich in the bank, but we have always prospered, and we have quite enough. I never walk out with my husband but I...Daemon5899Sunday, July 15, 2018 1:52 PM
by Bully_rus 
Of course there must be lots of Magic in the world ... but people don't know what it is like or how to make it. Perhaps the...Daemon4912Saturday, July 14, 2018 1:50 PM
by Bully_rus 
For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but...Daemon4924Friday, July 13, 2018 1:25 PM
by Bully_rus 
Oppression of the unfortunate makes one weak.Daemon7915Thursday, July 12, 2018 2:21 PM
by Bully_rus 
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"—a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.Daemon4779Thursday, July 12, 2018 9:21 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.Daemon7876Tuesday, July 10, 2018 12:52 PM
by ibj_ldn 
Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; And I firmly...Daemon5797Monday, July 9, 2018 8:25 PM
by Beam 
If people only made prudent marriages, what a stop to population there would be!Daemon4835Sunday, July 8, 2018 8:59 PM
by QuaestorRexRegis 
It seems that a man is meant to live only one life in this world. When he tries to live a second, he develops another nature.Daemon51,159Saturday, July 7, 2018 6:24 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
Must the citizen ever for a moment, or in the least degree, resign his conscience to the legislator? Why has every man a...Daemon4989Friday, July 6, 2018 10:27 AM
by thar 
It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgment.Daemon5804Thursday, July 5, 2018 7:31 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder tales and gladly...Daemon81,210Thursday, July 5, 2018 3:00 PM
by thar 
All idealization makes life poorer. To beautify it is to take away its character of complexity—it is to destroy it.Daemon51,044Wednesday, July 4, 2018 3:28 PM
by ibj_ldn 
Examine your words well, and you will find that even when you have no motive to be false, it is a very hard thing to say the...Daemon4863Tuesday, July 3, 2018 12:41 PM
by Bully_rus 
Unjust laws exist: shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have...Daemon5979Monday, July 2, 2018 10:57 PM
by MelissaMe 
All mankind love a lover.Daemon4768Sunday, July 1, 2018 3:48 PM
by monamagda 
How long the dawn seems coming when we cannot sleep!Daemon41,002Saturday, June 30, 2018 8:04 PM
by dave argo 
Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.Daemon4866Friday, June 29, 2018 4:17 PM
by mudbudda669 
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