Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.
All animals are equalBut some animals are more equal than others
WAR IS PEACEFREEDOM IS SLAVERYIGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.
The first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.
Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
Seneca (Seneca the Elder)
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Fortune can take away riches, but not courage.
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man. It is more powerful than external circumstances.
Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.
He has committed the crime who profits by it.
One crime has to be concealed by another.
Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.
Imagination... its limits are only those of the mind itself.
Seeing is not always believing.
A promise made is a debt unpaid.
Robert William Service
Adults are obsolete children.
Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)
The sea is mother-death and she is a mighty female, the one who wins, the one who sucks us all up.
God owns heaven but He craves the earth.
Things were bad but now they are OK.
Harold J. Seymore
When the leadership is right and the time is right, the people can always be counted upon to follow -- to the end at all costs.
Parting is such sweet sorrow.
Through tattered clothes, small vices do appear. Robes and furred gowns hide all.
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. Merchant Of Venice
Youth is full of sport, age's breath is short; youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, and age is tame.
Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty; for in my youth I never did apply hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; and did not, with unbashful forehead, woo the means of weakness and debility: therefore my age is as a lusty winter, frosty but kindly.
Have you not a moist eye, a dry hand, a yellow cheek, a white beard, a decreasing leg, an increasing belly? Is not your voice broken, your wind short, your chin double, your wit single, and every part about you blasted with antiquity?
I have lived long enough. My way of life is to fall into the sere, the yellow leaf, and that which should accompany old age, as honor, love, obedience, troops of friends I must not look to have.
I care not, a man can die but once; we owe God and death.
But I will be a bridegroom in my death, and run into a lover's bed.
All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity.
After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst. Nor steel nor poison, malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing can touch him further.
I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, which we ascribe to heaven.
The weariest and most loathed worldly life, that age, ache, penury and imprisonment can lay on nature is a paradise, to what we fear of death.
The undiscovered country form whose born no traveler returns. Hamlet
I can get no remedy against this consumption of the purse: borrowing only lingers and lingers it out, but the disease is incurable.
Words pay no debts.
He that dies pays all his debts.
'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, and after one hour more twill be eleven. And so from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, and then from hour to hour we rot and rot. and thereby hangs a tale.
For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, who art as black as hell, as dark as night.
Now, neighbor confines, purge you of your scum! Have you a ruffian that will swear, drink, dance, revel the night, rob, murder, and commit the oldest sins the newest kind of ways?
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