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Brief about Percy Bysshe Shelley: By info that we know Percy Bysshe Shelley was born at 1970-01-01. And also Percy Bysshe Shelley is English Poet.

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War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, the lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.

Tags: Game, Lawyer, War

Reason respects the differences, and imagination the similitudes of things.

Tags: Reason, Respects

The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys.

Tags: Nor, Soul, Virtuous

Death is the veil which those who live call life; They sleep, and it is lifted.

Tags: Death, Life, Sleep

Man's yesterday may never be like his morrow; Nought may endure but Mutability.

Tags: Endure, May, Yesterday

Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.

Tags: Lightning, Poetry, Sword

The great instrument of moral good is the imagination.

Tags: Good, Great, Moral

The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.

Tags: Discover, Ignorance, Study

Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness.

Tags: Religion

Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed; such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry.

Tags: Free, Love, Woman

In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.

Tags: Food, Hatred, Rather

Is it not odd that the only generous person I ever knew, who had money to be generous with, should be a stockbroker.

Tags: Generous, Knew, Money

Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.

Tags: Best, Minds, Poetry

Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.

Tags: Beauty, Makes, Poetry

Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.

Tags: Age, Revenge, Worship

The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself.

Tags: Pleasure, Sorrow, Sweeter

Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.

Tags: Pain, Pleasure, Tragedy

Concerning God, freewill and destiny: Of all that earth has been or yet may be, all that vain men imagine or believe, or hope can paint or suffering may achieve, we descanted.

Tags: God, Hope, Men

I think that the leaf of a tree, the meanest insect on which we trample, are in themselves arguments more conclusive than any which can be adduced that some vast intellect animates Infinity.

Tags: Intellect, Themselves, Tree

Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life, is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret.

Tags: Beauty, Food, Life