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Gilbert Parker's Profile

Brief about Gilbert Parker: By info that we know Gilbert Parker was born at 1970-01-01. And also Gilbert Parker is British Politician.

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There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world. The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us, with or without repentance.

Tags: Deeds, Foolish, Memory

Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.

Tags: Eyes, Love, Stars

In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind.

Tags: Beautiful, Good, Mind

It is not the broken heart that kills, but broken pride, monseigneur.

Tags: Broken, Heart, Pride

Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy.

Tags: Enemy, Friend, Greatest

Man is born in a day, and he dies in a day, and the thing is easily over; but to have a sick heart for three-fourths of one's lifetime is simply to have death renewed every morning; and life at that price is not worth living.

Tags: Death, Life, Morning

Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love.

Tags: Imagination, Love, Passes

For when a child is born the mother also is born again.

Tags: Again, Child, Mother

He knew the lie of silence to be as evil as the lie of speech.

Tags: Evil, Lie, Silence

There is no influence like the influence of habit.

Tags: Habit, Influence

There's no credit in not doing what you don't want to do. There's no virtue in not falling, when you're not tempted.

Tags: Credit, Falling, Virtue

It's the people who try to be clever who never are; the people who are clever never think of trying to be.

Tags: Brainy, Try, Trying

Tomorrow is no man's gift.

Tags: Gift, Tomorrow

The real business of life is trying to understand each other.

Tags: Business, Life, Real

Every shot that kills ricochets.

Tags: Shot

Nothing is so unproductive as the law. It is expensive whether you win or lose.

Tags: Law, Lose, Win

War is cruelty, and none can make it gentle.

Tags: Cruelty, Gentle, War

But paying is part of the game of life: it is the joy of buying that we crave.

Tags: Game, Joy, Life

He came by a leap to the goal of purpose, not by the toilsome steps of reason. On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose: this was the one being for him in all the world: at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion, and keep it burning forever.

Tags: Goal, Him, Light

She belongs to a race of delightful women, who never do any harm, whom everybody calls good, and who are very severe on those who do not pretend to be good.

Tags: Good, She, Women
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