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To retire is not to flee, and there is no wisdom in waiting when danger outweighs hope, and it is the part of wise men to...Daemon4658Friday, June 23, 2017 12:24 AM
by Joel Souza 
Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off, how quick to be proved a deceiver.Daemon2758Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:34 AM
by Bully_rus 
Art is the great democrat, calling forth creative genius from every sector of society, disregarding race or religion or...Daemon6713Tuesday, June 20, 2017 10:55 AM
by Bully_rus 
Gallows, n.: A stage for the performance of miracle plays, in which the leading actor is translated to heaven.Daemon4607Monday, June 19, 2017 3:55 PM
by ShauntaP 
A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.Daemon4626Sunday, June 18, 2017 11:03 AM
by Pieter_Hove 
Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.Daemon7651Friday, June 16, 2017 1:48 PM
by mudbudda669 
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell...Daemon7707Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:55 AM
by mudbudda669 
You have such strong words at command, that they make the smallest argument seem formidable.Daemon6653Wednesday, June 14, 2017 3:18 PM
by monamagda 
One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more.Daemon3726Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:50 PM
by ShauntaP 
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more...Daemon5792Monday, June 12, 2017 8:33 PM
by monamagda 
I am Envy...I cannot read and therefore wish all books burned.Daemon71,039Sunday, June 11, 2017 6:34 PM
by monamagda 
It was the last night before sorrow touched her life; and no life is ever quite the same again when once that cold,...Daemon6785Saturday, June 10, 2017 3:35 PM
by monamagda 
Marriage is a very good thing, but I think it's a mistake to make a habit of it.Daemon7882Friday, June 09, 2017 11:25 AM
by pedro gobbato 
It is a true saying that a man must eat a peck of salt with his friend before he knows him.Daemon51,001Thursday, June 08, 2017 10:31 AM
by ShauntaP 
I'm always rather nervous about how you talk about women who are active in politics, whether they want to be talked about as...Daemon51,392Wednesday, June 07, 2017 8:18 PM
by Avialae 
The power to guess the unseen from the seen, to trace the implications of things, to judge the whole piece by the pattern,...Daemon6847Tuesday, June 06, 2017 3:23 PM
by mudbudda669 
The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.Daemon8942Monday, June 05, 2017 2:52 PM
by monamagda 
It is kindness that makes one strong and brave; and so we are kind to our prisoners.Daemon10980Sunday, June 04, 2017 10:52 PM
by Milica Boghunovich 
Too often we...enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.Daemon4965Saturday, June 03, 2017 8:13 AM
by monamagda 
Circus, n.: A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women, and children acting the fool.Daemon8791Saturday, June 03, 2017 4:59 AM
by GODSWILL LIVINUS 
We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.Daemon7860Thursday, June 01, 2017 2:21 PM
by monamagda 
Let us speak, though we show all our faults and weaknesses,—for it is a sign of strength to be weak, to know it, and out with...Daemon6824Wednesday, May 31, 2017 11:09 AM
by mudbudda669 
A man that hath no virtue in himself, ever envieth virtue in others; for men's minds will either feed upon their own good, or...Daemon6982Tuesday, May 30, 2017 2:23 PM
by dave argo 
No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment.Daemon5848Monday, May 29, 2017 5:26 PM
by monamagda 
But reason has no power against feeling, and feeling older than history is no light matter.Daemon5822Sunday, May 28, 2017 2:31 PM
by Verbatim 
The sky was clear—remarkably clear—and the twinkling of all the stars seemed to be but throbs of one body, timed by a common...Daemon4723Saturday, May 27, 2017 12:44 PM
by monamagda 
As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to...Daemon6880Friday, May 26, 2017 2:32 PM
by Verbatim 
Great minds have purposes; others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above...Daemon4688Thursday, May 25, 2017 5:22 AM
by pedro 
I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more...Daemon9816Wednesday, May 24, 2017 3:51 PM
by ChristopherJohnson 
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to...Daemon6732Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:42 PM
by mudbudda669 
Every man is as heaven made him, and sometimes a great deal worse.Daemon7821Monday, May 22, 2017 9:43 PM
by Verbatim 
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.Daemon71,570Sunday, May 21, 2017 2:44 PM
by dave argo 
Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius,...Daemon3804Saturday, May 20, 2017 11:05 AM
by Bully_rus 
Giving comfort under affliction requires that penetration into the human mind, joined to that experience which knows how to...Daemon5800Friday, May 19, 2017 10:26 PM
by Jim Cape 
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every...Daemon81,009Thursday, May 18, 2017 9:46 PM
by Verbatim 
Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.Daemon81,923Thursday, May 18, 2017 7:33 AM
by TheParser 
Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's scepter, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only...Daemon5810Wednesday, May 17, 2017 11:26 AM
by mudbudda669 
A man in debt is so far a slave.Daemon62,326Tuesday, May 16, 2017 4:44 PM
by dave argo 
As to the sufferers, whose sole inheritance was labor, and who had lost that inheritance; who could not get work, and...Daemon6972Monday, May 15, 2017 2:19 PM
by mudbudda669 
One soweth and another reapeth is a verity that applies to evil as well as good.Daemon4997Sunday, May 14, 2017 5:04 PM
by monamagda 
Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the...Daemon7907Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:21 PM
by dave argo 
Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover...Daemon4806Friday, May 12, 2017 1:33 PM
by Bully_rus 
You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead of living for, in, and with yourself, as a reasonable being...Daemon7966Thursday, May 11, 2017 1:06 PM
by Ozymandias_Veidt 
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.Daemon61,031Wednesday, May 10, 2017 9:56 PM
by Seanny 
God is for men and religion is for women.Daemon61,165Wednesday, May 10, 2017 5:59 AM
by Hoang Suri 
Grammar, n.: A system of pitfalls thoughtfully prepared for the feet for the self-made man, along the path by which he...Daemon6844Monday, May 08, 2017 5:34 PM
by Ozymandias_Veidt 
Misfortune, n.: The kind of fortune that never misses.Daemon5950Sunday, May 07, 2017 2:33 PM
by dave argo 
I dare say I am compelled, unconsciously compelled, now to write volume after volume, as in past years I was compelled to go...Daemon4782Friday, May 05, 2017 12:40 PM
by monamagda 
They are the good Samaritans that find us robbed of all our dreams by the roadside of life, bleeding and weeping and...Daemon6905Thursday, May 04, 2017 10:03 PM
by dave argo 
A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as...Daemon62,106Wednesday, May 03, 2017 8:36 AM
by monamagda 
Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.Daemon4809Tuesday, May 02, 2017 12:32 PM
by monamagda 
We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true,...Daemon3643Monday, May 01, 2017 1:03 PM
by Bully_rus 
Can there be hope where fear is?Daemon6935Sunday, April 30, 2017 4:54 PM
by taurine 
The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly...Daemon4813Saturday, April 29, 2017 9:45 PM
by Verbatim 
We do not write because we want to; we write because we have to.Daemon4732Friday, April 28, 2017 1:24 PM
by Andrew Schultz 
To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.Daemon7976Thursday, April 27, 2017 7:34 PM
by Verbatim 
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.Daemon61,054Wednesday, April 26, 2017 3:06 PM
by Bully_rus 
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude — roots that can be pulled up.Daemon3840Tuesday, April 25, 2017 2:17 PM
by Bully_rus 
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.Daemon51,578Monday, April 24, 2017 7:05 AM
by Bully_rus 
I've been a great deal happier ... since I have given up thinking about what is easy and pleasant, and being discontented...Daemon6888Sunday, April 23, 2017 2:58 PM
by monamagda 
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