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It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.Daemon83,139Tuesday, March 2, 2010 9:21 AM
by Slave 
Friends are an aid to the young, to guard them from error; to the elderly, to attend to their wants and to supplement their...Daemon112,741Monday, March 1, 2010 11:07 PM
by Ellenrita 
The most important of all sciences man can and must learn is the science of living so as to do the least evil and the...Daemon173,249Monday, March 1, 2010 12:34 AM
by bushhello 
The sun was like a great visiting presence that stimulated and took its due from all animal energy. When it flung wide its...Daemon62,119Saturday, February 27, 2010 3:15 PM
by bushhello 
Age, like woman, requires fit surroundings.Daemon31,681Friday, February 26, 2010 9:39 PM
by bushhello 
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.Daemon84,780Friday, February 26, 2010 7:52 PM
by bushhello 
Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing—a...Daemon162,509Friday, February 26, 2010 12:18 AM
by bushhello 
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.Daemon921,309Thursday, February 25, 2010 4:58 PM
by bushhello 
Equality, in a social sense, may be divided into that of condition and that of rights. Equality of condition is incompatible...Daemon42,282Tuesday, February 23, 2010 8:54 PM
by bushhello 
There is no good ... in living in a society where you are merely the equal of everybody else. ... The true pleasure of life...Daemon31,794Tuesday, February 23, 2010 3:36 PM
by bushhello 
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.Daemon148,014Sunday, February 21, 2010 6:09 PM
by Tovarish 
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best...Daemon84,130Saturday, February 20, 2010 9:59 PM
by Tovarish 
A truly good book…teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down and commence living on its hint. When I read an...Daemon32,484Friday, February 19, 2010 8:55 AM
by man in black 
The demagogue is usually sly, a detractor of others, a professor of humility and disinterestedness, a great stickler for...Daemon102,742Friday, February 19, 2010 8:52 AM
by man in black 
To hold the same views at forty as we held at twenty is to have been stupefied for a score of years, and take rank, not as a...Daemon122,977Friday, February 19, 2010 8:49 AM
by man in black 
He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.Daemon247,234Friday, February 19, 2010 8:47 AM
by man in black 
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.Daemon113,661Friday, February 19, 2010 8:44 AM
by man in black 
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a...Daemon134,596Friday, February 19, 2010 8:42 AM
by man in black 
Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.Daemon244,705Friday, February 19, 2010 8:39 AM
by man in black 
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life.Daemon194,572Friday, February 19, 2010 8:35 AM
by man in black 
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.Daemon2111,261Friday, February 19, 2010 8:31 AM
by man in black 
Man is more courageous, pugnacious, and energetic than woman, and has a more inventive genius. His brain is absolutely...Daemon196,250Thursday, February 18, 2010 8:19 PM
by Desiree 
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social...Daemon43,639Thursday, February 18, 2010 5:49 PM
by kaleem 
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper...; so cry away.Daemon144,407Tuesday, February 16, 2010 9:25 PM
by susanstar1234 
The world knows of Rosa Parks because of a single, simple act of dignity and courage that struck a lDaemon83,275Tuesday, February 16, 2010 1:57 PM
by nott 
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.Daemon114,518Tuesday, February 16, 2010 7:06 AM
by will 
A stiff apology is a second insult... The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants...Daemon54,142Monday, February 15, 2010 11:26 AM
by alfy2000 
There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will.Daemon213,844Saturday, February 13, 2010 11:20 AM
by will 
Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion.Daemon94,701Thursday, February 11, 2010 9:22 PM
by ardii 
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of nothing.Daemon64,555Wednesday, February 10, 2010 5:26 PM
by ardii 
When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.Daemon178,453Tuesday, February 9, 2010 9:39 PM
by ardii 
Secret operations are essential in war; upon them the army relies to make its every move.Daemon92,990Sunday, February 7, 2010 2:53 PM
by susanstar1234 
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.Daemon92,969Saturday, February 6, 2010 4:04 PM
by pi 
We can easily represent things as we wish them to be.Daemon62,820Saturday, February 6, 2010 12:29 AM
by Tovarish 
Everything has got a moral if you can only find it.Daemon115,256Thursday, February 4, 2010 3:38 PM
by pi 
Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.Daemon174,622Wednesday, February 3, 2010 8:07 AM
by susanstar1234 
No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be...Daemon243,291Tuesday, February 2, 2010 10:07 PM
by avatar 
Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal aims of...Daemon93,014Sunday, January 31, 2010 4:35 PM
by storiedwriter 
They who act without sufficient thought, will often fall into unsuspected danger.Daemon112,778Saturday, January 30, 2010 1:36 PM
by pi 
A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the...Daemon143,328Wednesday, January 27, 2010 9:20 AM
by captaina 
Toleration is the best religion.Daemon275,065Tuesday, January 26, 2010 12:07 PM
by macksam 
Law never made men a whit more just.Daemon157,434Tuesday, January 26, 2010 12:04 PM
by macksam 
When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.Daemon93,834Sunday, January 24, 2010 11:56 PM
by jing 
True love ennobles and dignifies the material labors of life; and homely services rendered for love's sake have in them a...Daemon132,371Thursday, January 21, 2010 9:44 AM
by sandraleesmith46 
All is fish that comes to the literary net. Goethe puts his joys and sorrows into poems, I turn my adventures into bread and...Daemon62,186Tuesday, January 19, 2010 6:55 PM
by Geeman 
He may not enter anywhere at the first, unless there be some one of the household who bid him to come, though afterwards he...Daemon123,023Monday, January 18, 2010 10:09 PM
by mteleza@yahoo.com 
He of whom many are afraid ought to fear many.Daemon32,993Sunday, January 17, 2010 6:38 PM
by uuaschbaer 
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.Daemon38,542Saturday, January 16, 2010 10:35 PM
by jing 
A man dishonored is worse than dead.Daemon112,841Friday, January 15, 2010 4:04 AM
by jing 
'Tis an old maxim in the schools,
That flattery's the food of fools;
Yet now and then your men of wit
Will...
Daemon75,767Tuesday, January 12, 2010 8:48 PM
by DHeavyOne 
I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.Daemon910,670Monday, January 11, 2010 9:43 PM
by nooblet 
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.Daemon95,970Sunday, January 10, 2010 9:13 PM
by ardii 
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.Daemon122,221Saturday, January 9, 2010 7:34 PM
by ardii 
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, But in battalions!Daemon25,032Saturday, January 9, 2010 6:00 AM
by Debdatta Basu 
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.Daemon115,038Thursday, January 7, 2010 7:50 PM
by lostinasia 
Nothing can save us from a perpetual headlong fall into a bottomless abyss but a solid footing of dogma; and we no sooner...Daemon233,051Thursday, January 7, 2010 12:07 PM
by pi 
Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best.Daemon1612,489Wednesday, January 6, 2010 10:34 PM
by susanstar1234 
So wise so young, they say, do never live long.Daemon2011,196Wednesday, January 6, 2010 3:43 PM
by nooblet 
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.Daemon95,696Monday, January 4, 2010 8:07 PM
by ChildofTheKing 
There is no good ... in living in a society where you are merely the equal of everybody else. ... The true pleasure of life...Daemon133,941Sunday, January 3, 2010 8:56 PM
by sam33k 
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