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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Poet
Nation: Scottish
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The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.

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Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.

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Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons.

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Yes! ready money is Aladdin's lamp.

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The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me than any other whatsoever, for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch.

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There is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who would ever shave themselves in such a state?

Tags: Life, Passion, Themselves

What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence.

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A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover but will sooner or later find a tyrant.

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There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.

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If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.

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I slept and dreamt that life was beauty; I woke and found that life was duty.

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Sincerity may be humble but she cannot be servile.

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Cervantes smiled Spain's chivalry away; A single laugh demolished the right arm Of his country.

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Shakespeare's name, you may depend on it, stands absurdly too high and will go down.

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The best prophet of the future is the past.

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But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.

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Opinions are made to be changed or how is truth to be got at?

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Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.

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Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.

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Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life, and if Virtue is not its own reward, I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.

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All farewells should be sudden, when forever.

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For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt, and vote, and raise the price of corn?

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Her great merit is finding out mine; there is nothing so amiable as discernment.

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I am sure of nothing so little as my own intentions.

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I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?

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I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff- box from an emperor.

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It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe; you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.

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It is very iniquitous to make me pay my debts, you have no idea of the pain it gives one.

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Nothing can confound a wise man more than laughter from a dunce.

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Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.

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Romances I ne'er read like those I have seen.

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Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.

Tags: Honour, Religion, Truth