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From all accounts, the world has been getting worse and worse ever since it was created. All I can say is that it must have...Daemon5979Monday, October 29, 2018 2:33 PM
by capitán 
I heartily accept the motto, "That government is best which governs least"; and I should like to see it acted up to more...Daemon4858Sunday, October 28, 2018 9:01 AM
by monamagda 
A word which some lexicographer has marked obsolete is ever thereafter an object of dread and loathing to the fool writer,...Daemon4891Saturday, October 27, 2018 11:33 PM
by monamagda 
It is well known to all experienced minds that our firmest convictions are often dependent on subtle impressions for which...Daemon41,027Saturday, October 27, 2018 12:09 PM
by FounDit 
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.Daemon51,008Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:12 PM
by monamagda 
I don't think, sir, you have a right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the...Daemon71,085Thursday, October 25, 2018 12:15 AM
by Sarrriesfan 
There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul...Daemon61,075Monday, October 22, 2018 2:06 PM
by monamagda 
Women ... have more power for good or evil than they dream of.Daemon5933Sunday, October 21, 2018 9:21 PM
by BarbaraB 
Of all tools used in the shadow of the moon, men are most apt to get out of order.Daemon71,024Saturday, October 20, 2018 6:04 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
There was no use in trying to emancipate a wife who had not the dimmest notion that she was not free.Daemon9902Friday, October 19, 2018 11:37 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
It is the same with man as with the tree ... The more he seeketh to rise into the height and light, the more vigorously do...Daemon71,072Thursday, October 18, 2018 2:27 PM
by monamagda 
Curiosity is natural to the soul of man, and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.Daemon71,152Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:05 PM
by dave argo 
A man will tell you that he has worked in a mine for forty years unhurt by an accident as a reason why he should apprehend no...Daemon5988Tuesday, October 16, 2018 2:32 PM
by monamagda 
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?Daemon5969Monday, October 15, 2018 10:06 PM
by monamagda 
A common and natural result of an undue respect for the law is, that you may see a file of soldiers ... marching in admirable...Daemon4985Sunday, October 14, 2018 10:56 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why don't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women?Daemon61,321Saturday, October 13, 2018 12:40 PM
by ChristopherJohnson 
It is the fault of our science that it wants to explain all, and if it explain not, then it says there is nothing to explain.Daemon7964Friday, October 12, 2018 11:19 AM
by Gestan 
Man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted eye laments the past, or, heedless of the...Daemon5979Thursday, October 11, 2018 11:32 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.Daemon4884Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:59 AM
by Emel Rapchan 
Life for most people compels the exercise of the lower gifts and wastes the precious ones, until it forces us to agree that...Daemon3843Tuesday, October 9, 2018 7:12 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Though a man be wise, it is no shame for him to live and learn.Daemon4992Monday, October 8, 2018 2:44 PM
by ibj_ldn 
Virtue never has been as respectable as money.Daemon71,050Sunday, October 7, 2018 10:53 PM
by Joel Souza 
Death ... goes faster than the wind, and he never brings back what he takes.Daemon41,580Saturday, October 6, 2018 10:50 AM
by Alexsv 
Do you know why this world is as bad as it is? ... It is because people think only about their own business, and won't...Daemon5989Friday, October 5, 2018 11:37 PM
by Joel Souza 
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.Daemon81,146Friday, October 5, 2018 6:43 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
There's nothing like a debate to teach one quickness.Daemon71,060Wednesday, October 3, 2018 2:10 PM
by FounDit 
All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong,...Daemon7953Wednesday, October 3, 2018 12:11 AM
by renee talley 1 
The music of life would be mute if the chords of memory were snapped asunder.Daemon61,068Monday, October 1, 2018 11:59 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
It is a good lesson—though it may often be a hard one—for a man who has dreamed of literary fame ... to step aside out of the...Daemon61,181Sunday, September 30, 2018 9:51 PM
by johnfl 
Very few reputations are gained by unsullied virtue.Daemon71,148Saturday, September 29, 2018 7:20 PM
by Carmen Ponsaing 
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea,...Daemon61,397Saturday, September 29, 2018 6:59 AM
by monamagda 
The history of human conduct does not warrant that exalted opinion of human virtue which would make it wise in a nation to...Daemon51,056Friday, September 28, 2018 11:22 PM
by renee talley 1 
Nuptial love maketh mankind; friendly love perfecteth it; but wanton love corrupteth, and embaseth it.Daemon41,288Thursday, September 27, 2018 3:09 PM
by monamagda 
Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which...Daemon71,029Thursday, September 27, 2018 12:44 AM
by Doodle Snackers 
Terrible emotions always do sound foolish when we put them into our inadequate words. They are not meant to be spoken—only...Daemon41,088Tuesday, September 25, 2018 4:58 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Pride is one of the seven deadly sins; but it cannot be the pride of a mother in her children, for that is a compound of two...Daemon7978Sunday, September 23, 2018 11:30 AM
by Emel Rapchan 
An aching head soon makes one forget an aching heart.Daemon42,136Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:19 PM
by dave argo 
Oh, be humble, my brother, in your prosperity! Be gentle with those who are less lucky, if not more deserving.Daemon71,138Friday, September 21, 2018 3:05 PM
by dave argo 
It was easier to know it than to explain why I knew it. If you were asked to prove that two and two made four, you might find...Daemon81,215Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:31 PM
by Elorac 
All visible objects ... are but as pasteboard masks.Daemon41,440Wednesday, September 19, 2018 2:01 PM
by capitán 
Let's not borrow trouble ... The rate of interest is too high.Daemon61,186Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:25 PM
by Doodle Snackers 
Some cynical Frenchman has said that there are two parties to a love-transaction: the one who loves and the other who...Daemon51,040Monday, September 17, 2018 12:54 PM
by Doodle Snackers 
Throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise.Daemon5977Sunday, September 16, 2018 7:01 PM
by dave argo 
The Past is the region of sobs, the Future is the realm of song. In the one crouches Memory, clad in sackcloth and ashes,...Daemon42,261Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:50 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health to be brought into habits of companionship with...Daemon51,015Friday, September 14, 2018 11:17 PM
by renee talley 1 
Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.Daemon51,566Thursday, September 13, 2018 5:45 PM
by dave argo 
I forget who it was that recommended men for their soul's good to do each day two things they disliked: it was a wise man,...Daemon31,315Wednesday, September 12, 2018 12:31 PM
by Bully_rus 
Heroism feels and never reasons, and therefore is always right.Daemon51,269Tuesday, September 11, 2018 7:55 PM
by dave argo 
Deep unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism, a regeneration, the initiation into a new state.Daemon71,382Monday, September 10, 2018 10:01 PM
by renee talley 1 
There are two things that men should never weary of, goodness and humility; we get none too much of them in this rough world...Daemon51,229Sunday, September 9, 2018 7:12 PM
by draoubelkacem 
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.Daemon51,177Saturday, September 8, 2018 10:37 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Long brooding over those lost pleasures exaggerates their charm and sweetness.Daemon61,161Friday, September 7, 2018 4:08 PM
by Doodle Snackers 
No man knocks himself down; if his destiny knocks him down, his destiny must pick him up again.Daemon51,255Friday, September 7, 2018 11:10 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
She had resolved never again to belong to another than herself.Daemon91,214Wednesday, September 5, 2018 8:02 PM
by johnfl 
Before I do anything I feel that I have choice, and that influences what I do; but afterwards, when the thing is done, I...Daemon7917Tuesday, September 4, 2018 1:57 PM
by Jana D. Madill 
At the gates of the forest, the surprised man of the world is forced to leave his city estimates of great and small, wise and...Daemon5960Monday, September 3, 2018 2:54 PM
by ibj_ldn 
Revenge may be wicked, but it's natural.Daemon4881Sunday, September 2, 2018 8:40 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
A good man is a man who is good to us, and a bad man is a man who doesn't do what we want him to.Daemon41,132Saturday, September 1, 2018 9:36 PM
by BarbaraB 
It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the society against the oppression of its rulers, but to guard one...Daemon61,206Friday, August 31, 2018 4:56 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
It is as natural to die, as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful, as the other.Daemon5863Tuesday, August 28, 2018 10:29 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
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