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Quote Left The future is ever a misted landscape, no man foreknows it, but at cyclical turns There is a change felt in the rhythm of events: Quote Right
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Quote Left Sports and gallantries, the stage, the arts, the antics of dancers, The exuberant voices of music,... Quote Right
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Quote Left He is strong and pain is worse to the strong, incapacity is worse. Quote Right
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Quote Left And life, the flicker of men and moths and the wolf on the hill, Though furious for continuance, passionately feeding, passionately... Quote Right
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Quote Left Life is grown sweeter and lonelier, And death is no evil. Quote Right
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Quote Left Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature, but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is good for man To try all changes, progress and corruption, powers, peace and anguish, not to go down the dinosaur's way Until all his capacities have been explored: and it is good for him To know that his needs and nature are no more changed, in fact, in ten thousand years than the beaks of eagles. Quote Right
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Quote Left The heads of strong old age are beautiful beyond all grace of youth. Quote Right
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Quote Left Love your eyes that can see, your mind that can Hear the music, the thunder of the wings. Love the wild swan. Quote Right
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Quote Left The mad girl with the staring eyes and long white fingers Hooked in the stones of the wall, Quote Right
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Quote Left Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market or the precipice. Quote Right
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Quote Left And you, America, that passion made you. You were not born to prosperity, you were born to love freedom.... Quote Right
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Quote Left O passionately at peace when will that tide draw shoreward, Quote Right
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Quote Left Civilization is a transient sickness. Quote Right
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Quote Left I tell you solemnly That I was sorry to have disappointed him. To be eaten by that beak and become part of him, to share those wings and ... Quote Right
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Quote Left Only the drum is confident, it thinks the world has not changed; Quote Right
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Quote Left man will be blotted out, the blithe earth die, the brave sun Die blind and blacken to the heart:... Quote Right
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Quote Left How shall the dead taste the deep treasure they have? Quote Right
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Quote Left all the arts lose virtue Against the essential reality... Quote Right
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Quote Left Be great, carve deep your heel-marks. The states of the next age will no doubt remember you, and edge... Quote Right
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Quote Left The love of freedom has been the quality of Western man. Quote Right
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Quote Left This wild swan of a world is no hunter's game. Quote Right
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Quote Left Unmeasured power, incredible passion, enormous craft: no thought apparent but burns darkly... Quote Right
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