Our birth is nothing but our death begun, As tapers waste the moment they take fire.
Tags: Death, Fire, Moment
Revere thyself, and yet thyself despise.
Tags: Despise, Revere, Thyself
The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.
Tags: May, Wealth, Wisdom
The course of Nature is the art of God.
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The future... seems to me no unified dream but a mince pie, long in the baking, never quite done.
Tags: Done, Dream, Future
The house of laughter makes a house of woe.
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The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her trust in miracles for safety.
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The man that blushes is not quite a brute.
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The man that makes a character, makes foes.
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The purpose firm is equal to the deed.
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There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired.
Tags: Beyond, Logic, Poetry
They only babble who practise not reflection.
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Tomorrow is a satire on today, And shows its weakness.
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Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform.
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Truth never was indebted to a lie.
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Virtue alone has majesty in death.
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Wise it is to comprehend the whole.
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Wishing of all employments is the worst.
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Wonder is involuntary praise.
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One to destroy, is murder by the law; and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; to murder thousands, takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art', and gives immortal fame.
Tags: Art, Law, War