Imagine you saw a colour in your dream, which you have never seen before. It doesn't consist of any colours or shades that you know. Trying to describe that colour would be as difficult as trying to belive that there is enough love
'Tis not the many oaths that make the truth; But the plain single vow, that is vow'd true.
We go to gain a little patch of ground that hath in it no profit but the name.
Cry havoc! and let loose the dogs of war, that this foul deed shall smell above the earth with carrion men, groaning for burial.
We waste our lights in vain, like lamps by day.
'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after.
The will is deaf and hears no heedful friends.
Our bodies are our gardens... our wills are our gardeners.
Nothing can seem foul to those who win.
He's winding up the watch of his wit. By and by it will strike.
Only a philosopher's mind grows wings, since its memory always keeps it as close as possible to those realities by being close to which the gods are divine.
To suckle fools, and chronicle small beer.
It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
Present fears are less than horrible imaginings.
wasn't interested in meeting the kind of women who would come to one of those places looking for the kind of man who hoped to meet a woman there.
Orson Scott Card
Do you set down your name in the scroll of youth, that are written down old with all the characters of age?
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
Be great in act, as you have been in thought.
If it were done when 'tis done, then t'were well. It were done quickly.
When you told me the first time that Valentine was your father, I didn't believe it. Not just because I didn't want it to be true, but because you weren't anything like him. I've never thought you're anything like him. But you are. You are.
Suit the action to the world, the world to the action, with this special observance, that you overstep not the modesty of nature.
Death is the only thing we haven't succeeded in completely vulgarizing.
Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing.
I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the anciently, stealing, fighting.
My genius is in my nostrils.
O curse of marriage that we can call these delicate creatures ours and not their appetites!
Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child.
Though it make the unskillful laugh, cannot but make the judicious grieve.
And I did laugh sans intermission an hour by his dial. O noble fool, a worthy fool -- motley's the only wear.
We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why.
Company, villainous company, hath been the spoil of me.
Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill.
Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.
When you fear a foe, fear crushes your strength; and this weakness gives strength to your opponents.
I went to court for a parking ticket. I pleaded insanity. Isaid, Your honor, why would anyone in their right mind park inthe passing lane?
Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth.
Conceit in weakest bodies works the strongest.
Conscience does make cowards of us all.
My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, and every tongue brings in a several tale, and every tale condemns me for a villain.
He that is well paid is well satisfied.
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