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Thus do I counsel you, my friends: distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!Daemon51,024Thursday, 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...Daemon3717Wednesday, 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.Daemon5971Tuesday, July 24, 2018 10:57 AM
by monamagda 
Think not, is my eleventh commandment; and sleep when you can, is my twelfth.Daemon61,147Tuesday, 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...Daemon61,032Sunday, 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...Daemon51,065Saturday, 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?Daemon41,136Friday, 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.Daemon61,103Thursday, July 19, 2018 5:47 PM
by Milica Boghunovich 
I never make exceptions. An exception disproves the rule.Daemon7781Wednesday, 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...Daemon5814Tuesday, 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,...Daemon61,294Monday, 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...Daemon5941Sunday, 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...Daemon4932Saturday, 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...Daemon4953Friday, July 13, 2018 1:25 PM
by Bully_rus 
Oppression of the unfortunate makes one weak.Daemon7944Thursday, 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.Daemon4823Thursday, July 12, 2018 9:21 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.Daemon7894Tuesday, 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...Daemon5834Monday, July 9, 2018 8:25 PM
by Beam 
If people only made prudent marriages, what a stop to population there would be!Daemon4854Sunday, 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.Daemon51,184Saturday, 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...Daemon41,070Friday, 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.Daemon5818Thursday, 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...Daemon81,234Thursday, 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.Daemon51,096Wednesday, 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...Daemon4891Tuesday, 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...Daemon51,115Monday, July 2, 2018 10:57 PM
by MelissaMe 
All mankind love a lover.Daemon4791Sunday, July 1, 2018 3:48 PM
by monamagda 
How long the dawn seems coming when we cannot sleep!Daemon41,026Saturday, June 30, 2018 8:04 PM
by dave argo 
Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.Daemon4888Friday, June 29, 2018 4:17 PM
by mudbudda669 
In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity...Daemon3798Thursday, June 28, 2018 11:24 AM
by monamagda 
The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen.Daemon5881Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:55 PM
by monamagda 
Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.Daemon5885Tuesday, June 26, 2018 4:22 PM
by monamagda 
I have been, as the phrase is, liberally educated, and am fit for nothing.Daemon4816Monday, June 25, 2018 2:24 PM
by Bully_rus 
Insensible as he is to a thousand wants, and removed from harassing cares, may not the savage be the happier man of the two?Daemon4584Sunday, June 24, 2018 11:52 PM
by Mehrdad77 
It is worth a lot of bother to be able to think properly.Daemon61,045Saturday, June 23, 2018 3:32 PM
by MelissaMe 
One of the new things people began to find out in the last century was that thoughts—just mere thoughts—are as powerful as...Daemon3940Friday, June 22, 2018 12:18 PM
by monamagda 
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.Daemon41,091Thursday, June 21, 2018 11:28 PM
by Nelson Cerqueira 
Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.Daemon41,320Wednesday, June 20, 2018 1:38 PM
by Bully_rus 
There is—though I do not know how there is or why there is—a sense of infinite peace and protection in the glittering hosts...Daemon41,019Tuesday, June 19, 2018 11:53 AM
by monamagda 
Gossip is charming! History is merely gossip. But scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.Daemon3713Monday, June 18, 2018 4:20 PM
by monamagda 
There are not more than five cardinal tastes (sour, acrid, salt, sweet, bitter), yet combinations of them yield more flavors...Daemon4817Sunday, June 17, 2018 3:55 PM
by monamagda 
Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.Daemon5735Saturday, June 16, 2018 9:13 PM
by 8BooksOfSengathe 
Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind, and when the same thought occurs to another man, it is the key to...Daemon6989Friday, June 15, 2018 10:50 PM
by dave argo 
A man said to the universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the universe, "That fact has not created in me a sense of...Daemon142,733Thursday, June 14, 2018 11:52 PM
by FounDit 
She might yet be able to help him to the building of the rainbow bridge that should connect the prose in us with the passion....Daemon61,063Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:03 PM
by AndySon 
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable...Daemon41,166Tuesday, June 12, 2018 5:23 PM
by monamagda 
What would any of us have been, if our fathers hadn't drawed our faculties out of us?Daemon72,304Monday, June 11, 2018 4:39 PM
by thar 
Humility is the mother of giants. One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.Daemon61,290Sunday, June 10, 2018 8:57 PM
by dave argo 
The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing, whispering, clamoring, murmuring, inviting the soul to wander for a spell...Daemon51,987Saturday, June 9, 2018 9:11 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
Life altogether is but a crumbling ruin when we turn to look behind.Daemon61,593Friday, June 8, 2018 12:48 PM
by monamagda 
It is easy to find fault, if one has that disposition. There was once a man who, not being able to find any other fault with...Daemon61,699Thursday, June 7, 2018 6:42 PM
by Kusahara 
Men come and go as leaves year by year upon the trees. Those of autumn the wind sheds upon the ground, but when spring...Daemon31,894Wednesday, June 6, 2018 8:03 PM
by monamagda 
We are as liable to be corrupted by our books as by our companions.Daemon71,163Tuesday, June 5, 2018 1:16 PM
by monamagda 
Thus it may be known that the leader of armies is the arbiter of the people's fate, the man on whom it depends whether the...Daemon31,097Monday, June 4, 2018 7:01 PM
by monamagda 
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.Daemon61,696Sunday, June 3, 2018 7:06 PM
by thar 
There's such a difference between saying a thing yourself and hearing other people say it ... You may know a thing is so, but...Daemon52,031Saturday, June 2, 2018 9:42 PM
by zina antoaneta 
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love.Daemon61,695Friday, June 1, 2018 8:15 PM
by monamagda 
My own business always bores me to death. I prefer other people's.Daemon41,077Thursday, May 31, 2018 6:18 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
If I got places, sir, it was because I made myself fit for 'em. If you want to slip into a round hole, you must make a ball...Daemon91,014Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:24 PM
by dave argo 
There is one insuperable obstacle to a belief in ghosts. A ghost never comes naked: he appears either in a winding-sheet or...Daemon81,439Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:25 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
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