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Give the people a new word and they think they have a new fact.Daemon92,482Tuesday, May 11, 2010 6:29 PM
by DarkMoon 
Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.Daemon153,499Monday, May 10, 2010 1:57 AM
by Ellenrita 
He had to deal all at once with the packed regrets and stifled memories of an inarticulate lifetime.Daemon62,707Sunday, May 9, 2010 10:17 PM
by macksam 
Men cling to life even at the cost of enduring great misfortune.Daemon51,975Sunday, May 9, 2010 9:14 PM
by nw3bk3y 
Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune.Daemon93,130Sunday, May 9, 2010 8:06 AM
by will 
It's only those who do nothing that make no mistakes, I suppose.Daemon208,536Sunday, May 9, 2010 1:40 AM
by macksam 
In reality, of course, life rushes from within, not from without. There is no work of art so big or so beautiful that it was...Daemon62,609Sunday, May 9, 2010 1:29 AM
by macksam 
Would not love see returning penitence afar off, and fall on its neck and kiss it?Daemon124,105Sunday, May 9, 2010 1:23 AM
by macksam 
If youth did not matter so much to itself it would never have the heart to go on.Daemon41,828Sunday, May 9, 2010 1:17 AM
by macksam 
It takes very little fire to make a great deal of smoke nowadays, and notoriety is not real glory.Daemon62,171Friday, May 7, 2010 10:52 AM
by AJC 
I have learnt that I am me, that I can do the things that, as one might put it, me can do, but I cannot do the things that me...Daemon123,714Saturday, May 1, 2010 11:19 PM
by redsxz 
The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works.Daemon73,441Saturday, May 1, 2010 11:17 PM
by redsxz 
Very few of us are what we seem.Daemon136,647Saturday, May 1, 2010 7:14 AM
by redsxz 
Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.Daemon92,275Friday, April 30, 2010 9:45 PM
by redsxz 
I believe there's no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal...Daemon22,227Tuesday, April 27, 2010 8:04 AM
by MarySM 
Most successes are unhappy. That's why they are successes—they have to reassure themselves about themselves by achieving...Daemon93,110Monday, April 26, 2010 5:40 PM
by Anatolian 
Who is there who has not felt a sudden startled pang at reliving an old experience or feeling an old emotion?Daemon51,940Sunday, April 25, 2010 6:28 PM
by macksam 
Too much mercy...often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if...Daemon73,087Sunday, April 25, 2010 2:21 PM
by Seeker 
There is nothing so dangerous for anyone who has something to hide as conversation! A human being, Hastings, cannot resist...Daemon93,567Friday, April 23, 2010 11:16 AM
by RuthP 
I prefer rogues to imbeciles, because they sometimes take a rest.Daemon114,150Thursday, April 22, 2010 2:29 AM
by Ellenrita 
Prescription, n.: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.Daemon112,464Thursday, April 22, 2010 2:09 AM
by Ellenrita 
The more thou stir it, the worse it will be.Daemon01,321Tuesday, April 20, 2010 12:00 AM
by Daemon 
"I could tell you my adventures—beginning from this morning," said Alice a little timidly: "but it's no use going back to...Daemon85,488Sunday, April 18, 2010 10:34 AM
by hazykiwi 
There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds—not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder,...Daemon01,226Sunday, April 18, 2010 12:00 AM
by Daemon 
After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent...Daemon52,934Saturday, April 17, 2010 11:50 AM
by Kami 
A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.Daemon41,858Thursday, April 15, 2010 10:45 AM
by Sinya 
Man is by nature a political animal.Daemon83,496Wednesday, April 14, 2010 2:33 PM
by gabrielmar9 
If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt,...Daemon166,939Wednesday, April 14, 2010 7:54 AM
by caiqy001 
Religions are conclusions for which the facts of nature supply no major premises.Daemon92,465Monday, April 12, 2010 7:10 PM
by gradyone 
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts...Daemon32,293Monday, April 12, 2010 9:36 AM
by man in black 
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word.Daemon72,895Saturday, April 10, 2010 6:08 PM
by Cat 
Ugliness, n.: A gift of the gods to certain women, entailing virtue without humility.Daemon72,446Friday, April 9, 2010 6:30 PM
by nw3bk3y 
There's nothing new under the sun, but there are lots of old things we don't know.Daemon124,937Thursday, April 8, 2010 11:57 PM
by Ray 
The good befriend themselves.Daemon154,087Thursday, April 8, 2010 9:51 AM
by Hupomone 
In trouble to be troubled,
Is to have your trouble doubled.
Daemon83,450Monday, April 5, 2010 5:30 PM
by TFD 
All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established.Daemon83,658Sunday, April 4, 2010 3:14 PM
by will 
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment...Daemon273,486Sunday, April 4, 2010 3:10 PM
by will 
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her...Daemon63,136Friday, April 2, 2010 7:07 PM
by MolochTheMemeEater 
But most of us are apt to settle within ourselves that the man who blocks our way is odious, and not to mind causing him a...Daemon72,033Friday, April 2, 2010 12:22 PM
by macksam 
A fool cannot be an actor, though an actor may act a fool's part.Daemon103,117Friday, April 2, 2010 10:26 AM
by macksam 
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.Daemon53,241Wednesday, March 31, 2010 10:25 PM
by Ray 
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never...Daemon41,811Monday, March 29, 2010 4:02 PM
by sacsayhuaman 
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.Daemon132,833Monday, March 29, 2010 11:30 AM
by macksam 
One does not jump, and spring, and shout hurrah! at hearing one has got a fortune, one begins to consider responsibilities,...Daemon92,244Monday, March 29, 2010 11:27 AM
by macksam 
I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have...Daemon133,689Monday, March 29, 2010 11:22 AM
by macksam 
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose—a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.Daemon75,531Monday, March 29, 2010 11:17 AM
by macksam 
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.Daemon124,582Wednesday, March 24, 2010 5:17 PM
by will 
Wherever the standard of freedom and independence has been or shall be unfurled, there will her [America's] heart, her...Daemon102,666Wednesday, March 24, 2010 5:13 PM
by will 
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal...Daemon82,739Wednesday, March 24, 2010 5:05 PM
by will 
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune, for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of...Daemon812,738Saturday, March 20, 2010 5:29 PM
by Ellenrita 
Of all the bewildering things about a new country, the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and...Daemon112,395Saturday, March 20, 2010 12:07 AM
by Desiree 
I needed some real danger and some mortal risk to run, to tranquilize me.Daemon71,702Friday, March 19, 2010 9:28 AM
by Ellenrita 
True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it.Daemon62,212Friday, March 19, 2010 9:06 AM
by Ellenrita 
It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.Daemon153,085Wednesday, March 17, 2010 5:51 PM
by Carmelo 
Reason sits firm and holds the reins, and she will not let the feelings burst away and hurry her to wild chasms. The passions...Daemon103,285Wednesday, March 17, 2010 10:28 AM
by will 
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp...Daemon92,787Sunday, March 14, 2010 7:27 PM
by kisholoy mukherjee 
Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning, but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing.Daemon144,406Saturday, March 13, 2010 11:05 PM
by Ellenrita 
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.Daemon113,625Friday, March 12, 2010 6:41 PM
by NinjaMonkee 
Faith, n.: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
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Daemon395,771Friday, March 12, 2010 12:05 PM
by will 
The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.Daemon163,161Friday, March 12, 2010 12:01 PM
by will 
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