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Quote Left The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis Quote Right
by Dante Alighieri | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I spent millons of years in the world of inorganic things as a star, as a rock... Then I died and became a plant-- Forgetting my former existence because of its otherness Then I died and became an animal-- Forgetting my life as a plant except for inclinations in the season of spring and sweet herbs-- like the inclination of babes toward their mother's breast Then I died and became a human My intelligence ripened, awakening from greed and self-seeking to become wise and knowing I behold a hundred thousand intelligences most marvelous and remember my former states and inclinations And when I die again I will soar past the angels to places I cannot imagine Now, what have I ever lost by dying? Quote Right
by Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality. Quote Right
by Dante Alighieri | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life. Quote Right
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. Quote Right
by Dante Alighieri | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Music, feelings of happiness, mythology, faces worn by time, certain twilights and certain places, want to tell us something, or they told us ... Quote Right
by Jorge Luis Borges | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Courage is found in unlikely places. Quote Right
by J R R Tolkien | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left All places are alike, and every earth is fit for burial. Quote Right
by Christopher Marlowe | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Of a truth, Knowledge is power, but it is a power reined by scruple, having a conscience of what must be and what may be; whereas Ignorance is a blind giant who, let him but wax unbound, would make it a sport to seize the pillars that hold up the long-wrought fabric of human good, and turn all the places of joy as dark as a buried Babylon. Quote Right
by George Eliot | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to nurture it in solitude and to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads. Quote Right
by Erica Jong | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left History leaves no doubt that among of the most regrettable crimes committed by human beings have been committed by those human beings who thought of themselves as civilized. What, we must ask, does our civilization possess that is worth defending? One thing worth defending, I suggest, is the imperative to imagine the lives of beings who are not ourselves and are not like ourselves: animals, plants, gods, spirits, people of other countries, other races, people of the other sex, places and enemies. Quote Right
by Wendell Berry | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Whoever places his trust into a system will soon be without a home. While you are building your third story, the two lower ones have already b... Quote Right
by Franz Grillparzer | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left We assume that politicians are without honor. We read their statements trying to crack the code. The scandals of their politics: not so much that men in high places lie, only that they do so with such indifference, so endlessly, still expecting to be believed. We are accustomed to the contempt inherent in the political lie. Quote Right
by Adrienne Rich | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and exactly in the right places. Quote Right
by Samuel Butler | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places. Quote Right
by Mark Twain | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left All of childhood's unanswered questions must finally be passed back to the town and answered there. Heroes and bogey men, values and dislikes, are first encountered and labeled in that early environment. In later years they change faces, places and maybe races, tactics, intensities and goals, but beneath those penetrable masks they wear forever the stocking-capped faces of childhood. Quote Right
by Maya Angelou | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left There are many shining qualities on the mind of man; but none so useful as discretion. It is this which gives a value to all the rest, and sets them at work in their proper places, and turns them to the advantage of their possessor. Without it, learning is pedantry; wit, impertinence; virtue itself looks like weakness; and the best parts only qualify a man to be more sprightly in errors, and active to his own prejudice. Though a man has all other perfections and wants discretion, he will be of no great consequence in the world; but if he has this single talent in perfection, and but a common share of others, he may do what he pleases in his station of life. Quote Right
by Joseph Addison | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free a... Quote Right
by Mark Twain | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding places in a voluminous writer. Quote Right
by Joseph Addison | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left It would be nice to travel if you knew where you were going and where you would live at the end or do we ever know, do we ever live where we live, we're always in other places, lost, like sheep. Quote Right
by Janet Frame | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and in exactly the right places. Quote Right
by Samuel Butler | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left We always compare our labor with its results. We do not devote more effort to a given task if we can accomplish it with less; nor, when confronted with two toilsome tasks, do we choose the greater. We are more inclined to diminish the ratio of effort to result, and if, in so doing, we gain a little leisure, nothing will stop us from using it, for the sake of additional benefits, in enterprises more in keeping with our tastes. Man's universal practice, indeed, is conclusive in this regard. Always and everywhere, we find that he looks upon toil as the disagreeable aspect, and on satisfaction as the compensatory aspect, of his condition. Always and everywhere, we find that, as far as he is able, he places the burden of his toil upon animals, the wind, steam, or other forces of Nature, or, alas! upon his fellow men, if he can gain mastery over them. In this last case, let me repeat, for it is too often forgotten, the labor has not been lessened; it has merely been shifted to other shoulders. Quote Right
by Alfred Lord Tennyson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality. Quote Right
by Dante Alighieri | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Coke and Blackstone hardly shed so much light into obscure spiritual places as the Hebrew prophets. Quote Right
by Herman Melville | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell you see, I have friends in both places. Quote Right
by Mark Twain | ...go to quote |
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