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Long ago, before I had ever seen a diamond, I read about them and I tried to imagine what they would be like ... When I saw a...Daemon6784Tuesday, February 20, 2018 5:13 PM
by monamagda 
Birth, n.: The first and direst of all disasters.Daemon7906Monday, February 19, 2018 11:07 PM
by Alisson Souza 
Most men, even in this comparatively free country, through mere ignorance and mistake, are so occupied with the factitious...Daemon3702Sunday, February 18, 2018 12:45 PM
by Bully_rus 
Nowadays we are all of us so hard up, that the only pleasant things to pay are compliments. They're the only things we can pay.Daemon4850Saturday, February 17, 2018 9:59 PM
by Alisson Souza 
The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willingly avoids the sight of distress.Daemon6835Friday, February 16, 2018 12:58 PM
by StephenM190 
I read in a book once that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but I've never been able to believe it. I don't...Daemon5931Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:48 PM
by Bully_rus 
If you know what a man's doing, get in front of him; but if you want to guess what he's doing, keep behind him.Daemon4871Wednesday, February 14, 2018 11:54 AM
by mudbudda669 
That was a memorable day to me, for it made great changes in me. But, it is the same with any life. Imagine one selected day...Daemon4929Tuesday, February 13, 2018 11:15 AM
by Bully_rus 
Ah! how delicious it is to turn over and go to sleep again: "just for five minutes." Is there any human being, I wonder,...Daemon5854Monday, February 12, 2018 2:51 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
Let us have done with vain regrets and longings for the days that never will be ours again. Our work lies in front, not...Daemon4969Sunday, February 11, 2018 11:14 AM
by Bully_rus 
It is not the office of a man to receive gifts ... We wish to be self-sustained. We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand...Daemon8924Saturday, February 10, 2018 11:33 PM
by dave argo 
Trusting no man as his friend, he could not recognize his enemy when the latter actually appeared.Daemon41,018Friday, February 9, 2018 10:05 AM
by Bully_rus 
Time has laid his healing hand upon the wound when we can look back upon the pain we once fainted under and no bitterness or...Daemon6934Thursday, February 8, 2018 1:45 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
Family likeness has often a deep sadness in it. Nature, that great tragic dramatist, knits us together by bone and muscle,...Daemon5913Wednesday, February 7, 2018 12:43 PM
by Bully_rus 
"Always suspect everybody." That's the maxim to go through life with!Daemon81,003Tuesday, February 6, 2018 2:15 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
Appeal, v.t.: In law, to put the dice into the box for another throw.Daemon5913Monday, February 5, 2018 10:50 PM
by dave argo 
Have you ever had a difference with a dear friend? How his letters, written in the period of love and confidence, sicken and...Daemon3773Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:57 PM
by Bully_rus 
Among the sentiments of most powerful operation upon the human heart, and most highly honorable to the human character, are...Daemon71,127Saturday, February 3, 2018 1:14 PM
by FX2 
The fallen angel becomes a malignant devil. Yet even that enemy of God and man had friends and associates in his desolation.Daemon5938Friday, February 2, 2018 11:10 AM
by Emel Rapchan 
It is the stillest words which bring the storm. Thoughts that come with doves' footsteps guide the world.Daemon5934Thursday, February 1, 2018 12:45 PM
by azbnb 
We are children of a large family, and must learn, as such children do, not to expect that our hurts will be made much of—to...Daemon4920Wednesday, January 31, 2018 8:39 PM
by TeRe4u 
Just think what a dull world it would be if everyone was sensible.Daemon9917Tuesday, January 30, 2018 4:18 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
It is true we love life; not because we are wont to live, but because we are wont to love.Daemon6997Monday, January 29, 2018 2:09 PM
by ChristopherJohnson 
I don't think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present.Daemon7996Sunday, January 28, 2018 1:21 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
There are talkers enough among us; I'll be one of the doers.Daemon5997Saturday, January 27, 2018 2:17 PM
by Pieter_Hove 
People who love downy peaches are apt not to think of the stone, and sometimes jar their teeth terribly against it.Daemon121,007Friday, January 26, 2018 5:18 PM
by thar 
If a man's character is to be abused ... there's nobody like a relation to do the business.Daemon71,188Thursday, January 25, 2018 11:15 AM
by Emel Rapchan 
The skeleton of the whale furnishes but little clue to the shape of his fully invested body.Daemon5983Wednesday, January 24, 2018 12:05 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
One gets a bad habit of being unhappy.Daemon4816Tuesday, January 23, 2018 5:51 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
Nature abhors the old, and old age seems the only disease; all others run into this one.Daemon5861Monday, January 22, 2018 5:07 PM
by FounDit 
I have heard men talk of the blessings of freedom, ... but I wish any wise man would teach me what use to make of it now that...Daemon4862Monday, January 22, 2018 12:12 PM
by Bully_rus 
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.Daemon4921Saturday, January 20, 2018 7:18 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
Men may keep a sort of level of good, but no man has ever been able to keep on one level of evil.Daemon5855Friday, January 19, 2018 11:41 AM
by FounDit 
My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.Daemon5986Thursday, January 18, 2018 2:59 PM
by mirilli 
Every limit is a beginning as well as an ending.Daemon71,005Wednesday, January 17, 2018 9:11 PM
by monamagda 
There is one kind of prison where the man is behind bars, and everything that he desires is outside; and there is another...Daemon101,035Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:27 PM
by Jacqueline Williams Schick 
It is not violence that best overcomes hate—nor vengeance that most certainly heals injury.Daemon8974Tuesday, January 16, 2018 12:41 PM
by FounDit 
It was on one of those mornings, common in early spring, when the year, fickle and changeable in its youth like all other...Daemon6906Sunday, January 14, 2018 5:42 PM
by zina antoaneta 
But what is Government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?Daemon91,130Saturday, January 13, 2018 7:42 PM
by monamagda 
Thank goodness, we can choose our friends. We have to take our relatives as they are.Daemon5925Friday, January 12, 2018 11:56 AM
by Emel Rapchan 
The state lieth in all languages of good and evil; and whatever it saith it lieth; and whatever it hath it hath stolen.Daemon6912Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:07 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
I have seen gross intolerance shown in support of toleration.Daemon71,090Wednesday, January 10, 2018 8:19 PM
by monamagda 
I'd rather look ridiculous when everybody else does than plain and sensible all by myself.Daemon5902Tuesday, January 9, 2018 8:28 PM
by monamagda 
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts.Daemon51,088Monday, January 8, 2018 12:26 PM
by Gary98 
See them clamber, these nimble apes! ... Towards the throne they all strive: it is their madness—as if happiness sat on the...Daemon71,033Sunday, January 7, 2018 6:39 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
I must be myself. I cannot break myself any longer for you, or you. If you can love me for what I am, we shall be the...Daemon71,055Saturday, January 6, 2018 7:35 PM
by monamagda 
I shall be like that tree,—I shall die at the top.Daemon5971Friday, January 5, 2018 5:26 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
Experience, n.: The wisdom that enables us to recognize as an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already...Daemon5880Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:33 AM
by capitán 
I cannot imagine why we should be at the expense to furnish wit for succeeding ages, when the former have made no sort of...Daemon7988Wednesday, January 3, 2018 7:53 PM
by capitán 
The woods are never solitary—they are full of whispering, beckoning, friendly life. But the sea is a mighty soul, forever...Daemon7964Tuesday, January 2, 2018 3:24 PM
by capitán 
Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other,...Daemon2574Monday, January 1, 2018 4:07 PM
by zina antoaneta 
Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake; he wanted it only because it was...Daemon71,061Sunday, December 31, 2017 5:45 PM
by monamagda 
Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.Daemon71,302Saturday, December 30, 2017 5:32 PM
by zina antoaneta 
There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that it has not been said by one philosopher or another.Daemon1695Friday, December 29, 2017 8:57 AM
by Bully_rus 
If there is one thing worse that the modern weakening of major morals, it is the modern strengthening of minor morals. Thus...Daemon101,129Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2:47 PM
by monamagda 
The doctrine of innate ideas is one of the most admirable faiths of philosophy, being itself an innate idea and therefore...Daemon6886Tuesday, December 26, 2017 10:36 PM
by capitán 
It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser.Daemon8974Monday, December 25, 2017 2:57 PM
by Verbatim 
Without self-confidence we are as babes in the cradles. And how can we generate this imponderable quality, which is yet so...Daemon11980Sunday, December 24, 2017 7:22 PM
by zina antoaneta 
All rising to great place is by a winding stair.Daemon61,173Sunday, December 24, 2017 7:24 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round.Daemon5967Friday, December 22, 2017 4:36 PM
by Verbatim 
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