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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Poet
Nation: English
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Our birth is nothing but our death begun, As tapers waste the moment they take fire.

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Revere thyself, and yet thyself despise.

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The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Procrastination is the thief of time.

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Those who build beneath the stars build too low.

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By all means use some time to be alone.

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Friendship's the wine of life: but friendship new... is neither strong nor pure.

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A friend is worth all hazards we can run.

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A man of pleasure is a man of pains.

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Read nature; nature is a friend to truth.

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Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.

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All men think all men mortal, but themselves.

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How blessings brighten as they take their flight.

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Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.

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Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote.

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Still seems it strange, that thou shouldst live forever? Is it less strange, that thou shouldst live at all? This is a miracle; and that no more.

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The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss.

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Too low they build who build below the skies.

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A Christian is the highest style of man.

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A God all mercy is a God unjust.

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A soul without reflection, like a pile Without inhabitant, to ruin runs.

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All men think that all men are mortal but themselves.

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An angel's arm can't snatch me from the grave; legions of angels can't confine me there.

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By night an atheist half believes in a God.

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Less base the fear of death than fear of life.

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Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.

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Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little wordings enjoy.

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None think the great unhappy, but the great.

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